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The SOUTH YARRA WARD ELECTION. MR STRACHAN ENTERTAINS HIS COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
The SOUTH YARRA WfARD ELECTION. MR STR 'CHAN ENTERTAINS .HIS.COMMITTEE. - On Wednesdiy:. evening MI; R. C. M Strachan, who was candidate at the recent South YarrA Ward election, entertained members of his committee at a smoke social at Bowie's Hotel. The chair was occupied by Mr. R. S. Knowles. During the evening an excellent programme of songs and recitations was provided under the direction of Mr. -Beatty, and the evening was passed very pleasantly. The toast of "The King" was duly honored. Mr. J. MoDonald proposed the toast of " Mr. Strachan, our host." As a man they knew his good quali ties, and as a citizen he was all that was necessary in that respect. They were all sincerely sorry that he did not reach the summit of his ambition -a seat in the Prahran city council: It was only a question of time when Mr. 8trachan would be in the coun cil. (Applause.) Few men would stand a defeat so well as did Mr. Straohan. He (the speaker) ad mi ed him at the declaration of the poll. There h...
AMUSEMENTS THE DANDIES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
AMUSEMENTS THE DANDIES. An overflowing audience gathered at Arcadia on Saturday evening last, where the Dandies presented another of their popular programmes. Miss Irene Vere delighted her audience again and again, "Snookey Ookums" being one of the most popular. Mr. Claude Dampier, Mr. George Morgan, Misses Hilda Lane and Evelyn Ward, Messrs. Gavin Wood and Oliver Pea cock all came in for unstinted applause. THE DAFFODILS. This popular company concluded their season at the Follies Theatre, St. Kilda, on Saturday night last, playing to a very enthusiastic audience. Each artist came in for a hearty round of applause, and many recalls were demanded. At the con clusion of the performance, three cheers were given for the departing company, also floral tributes and other tokens to each artist. PALAIS DE DANSE Little more can be said of this favorite pleasure resort than has been printed in our columns, except that it in increasing in the favor of all day by day. The attendances are larger...
Police Promotion. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
Police Promotion. Sergeant J. Noble, who has been in charge of the Prahran police district for the past two years, hae been promoted to the rank of Sub Inspector, and has been transferred to Russell street, city. Mr Noble has long been recognised as one of the most able members of the fo'ce He was always impartial and courte ous in the discharge of his duties. In him the men in the ranks always had a friend, inasmuch as for many years past Mr Noble has been in the forefront in the work of improving the conditions of the service in the force generally. In this self-imposed task he has been very successful, and the police of to-day reoognise that they are under a debt of grati. tude to him for what he has done for them. Mr Noble has so often been engaged in speaking in the interest of the service that he has become quite a practised speaker. He has earned for himself the complimentary title of " the orator of the police force." And undoubtedly he is. To some he is known as the * Deaki...
Tramway Revenue Returns. MARCH STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
Tramway Revenue Returns. MARCH STATEMENT. The Prahran and Malvern Tram ways Trust has issued the following statement of traffic returns for the month of March, 1914 Car miles, 153,965 ; corresponding month last year, 63,032. Increase, 90,933 Passengers carried, 1,460,735; corresponding month last year, 625 693. Increase, 835,042. Revenue, 19,740 3 lod ; corres ponding month last year, L4,oo0 12s iod. Increase, '5.738 Iis od.
Prahran City Finances. FORTNIGHTLY STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
Prahran City Finances. FORTNIGHTLY STATEMENT. The last fortnightly financial state ment of the Prahran council showed the following figures: Rate for year ending 3oth Sept 1914. at 1/8, [44,290. Collected to 19th March, 1914, z3331 5s. Rates, 1912-13, collected to?27th March, 1913, _64,638 :3 2 d. Arrears of rates at Sept. 3o, 1913, £958 8s.7d. Collected to March 19th, 1914j, o93 4s 4d. : Total receipts amounted to 11358 The fortnightly accounts amount ing to [8,985 178 were passed for payment.
AUCTION SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
AUCTION SALES. Messrs T. R. B. Morton and Son, as will be seen by advertisement,will to-day, at I o'clock, hold an impor tant sale of 107 charming seaside lots, also Hind Hope villa and grounds, in connection with the Hind Hope Estate, at Rosebud. This is a particularly attractive locality, and the sale is what is termed the grand losing auction of the remaining portion of the estate. A sale of eight fine villa sites in Clarence street, East Malvern, is to be held on Saturday next, April 18, by Mesars Geo G. Henderson and On, A plan of the allotments will be found on another page, and easy terms of purchase are allowed for. On Wednesday, April 22 at II a.m., on the premises, Messrs J. W. Styles and Son will hold a sale of the Junction Brick Works, Oak leigh, including machinery, plant and buildings. Details are published in an advertisement.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
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LL.M. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
LL.M. Mr 8. Bloom, LL.B., barrister an solicitor, at oommencement day It the Melbourne University on Saturday, had the degree of Master ", Laws conferred on him. Mr Bloom's many friends will warmly congratulate him. on his scholastic attainments,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
FRASER d MORPHET FOR GOOD PRINTING OUR -20 wtu c TO ALL MARRIED a business may have REPUTATION without much WOMEN CHARACTER, or it may have character without S .still in force much reputation. Character is what we are; re still in force putation is what we are THOUGHT to be. Any busi ness which is intended to be a perpetual institu - tion, as this one is, MUST HAVE BOTH. Every son of Adam, prince or plough boy, genius or dunce, is cast in the same image, and mouldad in the same clay; yet every man differs from his fellow. Every good tailor uses the same sort of fabrics, linings, trimmings and buttons; yet every tailor's tailoring differs from another's. You can no more fathom the riddle of the human mind than you can plumb the depth of the ocean. A EDWARD LOVE & Co.s SUIT DIFFERS FROM EVERY OTHER-good style without freakishness - good material without Marvellous Values prevailing in all departments. Dresses, -Millinery, MANCHESTER, stil. l snf le m 10s.a6d. Chmaraer ices. Uh...
Dinner and Digestion. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
Dinner and Digestion. Never disturb a man when he is eating. Not only does it irritale him, but it actually interrupts -liis digestion. No mannl who knotws aiy-. thing about dogs will ever dist?urb an animal at his meal. To ca?irry away a dog when he is gnawing .a bone is cruel as well as dangeroilus." A cat that is worrying a. moilse.will scratch and bite if interrupted...: -. Eating is not only a physiologicali process, but is a psychological.. g ex perience as well. It is even m10Iore: so in human beings than in anli mnals. . To digest food a colious flow of gastric. juice is necessar5 . Animals have a far greater fl oi than men ;: that: is why: they -ca n, so much more easily digest- food: thil: has scarcely been chewed .]n .An11. n the flow of gastric juice iuiist.. lie stimulated by the smell and tlai'ti el his food even mo1re ,thanl byl its lrec sence in :his stomach, though . there. are some viands, such as soups, tiht are valuable. principally because--: i their stimulating...
Napoleon Relics. HISTORY IN AUTOGRAPHS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
Napoleon Relics. HISTORY IN AUTOGRAPHS._ Folloiers of the Napoleonic cult in- America-and their niame n is le gioin-will haive an exceptional, op portinity of: aquir ig 6-ientoce wheit ti ni.i" collection o.f i portrait., autographsi; mnaniscripts, . broadsides, imedacls, and -bookls madie by Imr. Wnriirei C. Crane, of Ncw I York. is to be brought :to .ihe hamner. Mr. Craned has ben a collector of Napoleai?a i'o'f6r ni- rli.v forty years. Mahiy' of the ilems in his collection, it is announced; camle from the -Napoleonic Museuntm formed. by Mr. Joiii; :Daiiitsbuiy iti London, the conteints of iwhich were disper sed in- i at city i.n l years ago. . The 'collection contains what is saidt to Iwe the .largest number, of documents .siginedt b Napoleon ever offered at auiction in the United States. There are 28 of them, and-lthey were- writtenl as.early . as 1793 )and as late as 1815. These signatures show svariations that are interesting as coinpared with Na poleon's career. :-In 17793 he...
Du Maurier and the Goldfish. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
Du Maurier and the Goldfish. ----+--- While the public has acknowledged its debt to Mr. George Du Maurier (who. died- on October ,8, 1896) for his delightful sketch "Trilby," yet it is not generally known that there was an old dame in the Latin Quarter of Paris who to to her dying dity bore the author a grudge. It so happened that at the time of the offence which caused the life long, estrangement between the two, fu Maurier: was a boairder in the old aIlady's house. Ie occupied a third 'story front -roomr,- directly beneath which was "that of his landlady. She possessesed' a howl of goldfish, a source of great pride, which was daily placedl just out side the window. It occurred to Du Maurier, :r whi' had a fondness' for thlepiscatoriail art, tlhat he could satisfy his long inig in that direction, at the ex pense of the fish.-: Consequently he secured bait and .tackle, and when the duties of the landlady 'called her one d ivy front the roun. he an gled for: the fish- from his window...
East Malvern Baptist Sunday School Anniversary. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
East Malvarn Baptist Sunday School Annlversary. The East Malvern Baotist Sunday School celebrated its fifth anniver sary on Sunday last, when there were good congregations present at all the services. The Rev. Mr Crocket preached in the morning, Rev. Mr CIoss in the afternoon, and Rev. Mr Dorman in the evening. The attendance at the latter scrv ce was a particularly large one. At all the gatherings the singing of the Sunday school scholars was a distinctive feature. Mr Walters con ducted the singing, and trained the scholars throughout. For the splen did work he accomplished he is en-itled to the maximum of praise, the general verdict being that the singing could not have been better. Mrs Walters at the piano and Mrs Rigg at the organ rendered able service. On Wednesday the scholars' night was held. The pastor, Rev. D. Graham, presided, and made a speech bristling with encouragement to both teachers and scholars. Mr White, the school secretary, and Mr Pater, school treasurer, read e...
ODD, QUEET AND CURIOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
f)O., QUEET AND CURIUUS. IN Siam the coins are made of porce fain; in Japan they are chiefly of iron. OVER six hundred lambs have been kilied by coyotei since last fall, no oi.c ranch, near Napa, Col. A MAN in Porstmouth, Ohio, is fond of expernimeniing with fruits, and ha4, by' skiliful grafting, caused an apple to grow ona grape-vine. A STURGEON iecently caught in a fishl ,raip in thle Columbia liiver,- had fas nrediin a hole in its mouth a large irot: lchaif live feet long. . PRnOABLY with the intention of start ing a imeiagerie of his-own, an.an dacious thief in St. Joseph, Mo., sto: anI elephant,' two caiels, and fi\ c horses. 'I.N's Bradford County, Florida, there is na hollow stump which seems to holil ,commiinicatioin with an interhal world. It co.stastly reits a sound like that .o a boiling tea-kettle. :INl the last ten years the plimunlatin 5 of Tac'oma, Wshha.,has increaoe'i from 720 t(o 10,165. Tis is an increase .f 5,5600 ei, cent Tacoina is the largest city on-the ?Pac...
The Bates Benefit. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 11 April 1914
The Bates Benefit. An extra well attended meeting of the committee of the above was held at Mr Fiscalini's Hotel, corner Upton road and High street, Wind- sor, on Wednesday evening, Mr Zoe Solomon presiding. Splendid re- ports were received from all the members re the sale of tickets, and so great has been the demand for them that the secretary has ordered another 500. This real deserving case of Mrs Bates and her four young children is meeting with genuine sympathy all round the district, and the two concerts in the A.N.A. Hall on the 11th and 13th May next pro- mise to make up a record. Huge calico signs are now placed in pro- minent positions, and show cards can now be seen in shops all over the district. Mr Rosenberg, the well known "boot king," of Chapel &nbsp; street, is supplying all the calico, and any gentleman who would like to supply a sign can have the calico on application to him. Any local artist or artists who would like to give their services in the above cau...
A Pastoral Experience (THE ARCHBISHOP OF YORK). [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914
A Pastoral Experience (THE ARCHBISHOP OF YORK). It was a wet and wintry night in the slums of a great town. A woman rushed out from a miserable house-of iniquity as I passed and clutched my arm. "There's a young man dying in the house; come and pray for him." She led me through a kitchen filled with men and women, such as I pray I may never see again-too deeply sunk to a stupor of drink and lust to notice us. At the top of a ricketty staircase, we reached an attic, where cn a mattress on the floor a young man lay stretched, hollow and pallid, in the last stages of consumption. "Pray with him," she whispered, and turned to go. I asked her to stay. "My God, no," was her reply, "I'm a bad woman; I won't stay to spoil the prayer." And she went. The young man told me his story. He had wan dered into the town, penniless, to die. I The woman had met him and had pitied him. He was dying. He had nothing to give her. But she took him . to the attic; for three weeks she had a nursed and tended...
About Eyes. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914
About Eyes. .M. Boucheny. de .-.Grndal, a - r .ch writer, has published a. stuily 'I'i the .ppeirances ofi inscritionls on the iris of the -'eye The" Co logne Ga.ette- gives the :followiig extracts :--'_ Dr; Borelli'- produces,; on the evi dence - aof' a 'physician'; ?of -ont pellier nianed- Foriimius;-the cas'e of a young mlnf wh'o .had' oli the iris of his left: eye-_. anl' inscription iin very legible Ronimai: characters : "LouC .soit D ieu" (d be i'raised ') Another case is htliat of ";osephine Louis.- Tqhis you ng :girl ? ias iorn in Paris in 1825' As slie -canie of poor parents th ey acce:ted.the offer of :a slioiwmsan and let her ic. e hibited as a curiosityfirs in France,;- afterwards in. Ci henit -:nil finally in i: :Englanid.;: Oi?-tlie :iris of one eye iwasn .:tb:-e b'seen: the ~:orid 'ý apoeon,' on tif he other ? i peror."': Well-known' doctors . llo guetia,. Giraldes; Corriaz;anid Wildle examined the 'girl,;- and the -list iained-: reported as follows :- few years :ago ...
Tell your Fortune ? [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914
Tell your Fortune? At the sitting of the Prahran Court on Thursday, 8th inst., before Messrs. Chambers (chairman), Wallis, Flin toft, Heyward, and Captain Russell, J's.P., Professor H. R. Lyle, of Chapel street, South Yarra, was charged with having unlawfully used certain subtle craft to impose on one Walter F. Evans between February 20 and March 30. Sub-Inspector Westcott conducted the prosecution, and Mr. Nigan ap peared for the defence. Walter F. Evans stated that he was a constable stationed at Russell street. He went to defendant's place oni February 20. He went into a room. He asked defendant to.read his hand. Defendant. told him to put his hand on the table, and reading the lines in witness's hand, said he (witness) was ambitious and determined, and told him not to get married till he was 28. Witness was 23. Defendant told him lie would have made a good business man if educated. Witness gave the name of Rawlins, and defendant sent a phrenological chiart to an address he (witn...
Proposed Municipal Stables for Malvern. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914
Proposed Municipal Stables for Malvern. The recommendation recently brought: before the Malvern Council by. its Public Works Committee, of which Cr. T. Carroll is- chairman, to establish its own municipal stables, and do its own carting, etc.; has not been entertained, the proposal having been lost at the meeting before last of the council. The matter was well discussed, and.. Cr. .Carroll and the committee over whicli he presides gave the matter very careful con-: sideration, hbut those wlho favored- the proposal were, in, the' minority;, and for the time being, at a?iy rate,- tlhe matter has been set aside. ;life ques-:: - tion .of municipal trading'iis not .by any means a new\ idea. Tlie Prahran Council: hasi for .some tile. past hliad its own stables, its -on destructor, and its own- quarry..In =Prairan : the: : scheme has worked .well, .anid there is ilo :reason "siiy:it. should :n6t have been equally successful .in Malvern. Among the benefits which would have resulted from 'th...
Capturing Monkeys. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914
Capturing Monkeys., Monkeys are pretty common ; yet, vs all the fnnily '-are iremniarkhbly. cr::ling; , ns. it ever occurred to the raitler how they are taken ii' jit ialls I will take a:lio;- i i~d the a nishel- tiget will fIi'tr ti t-e'w i lays' starvation;" dairt into ;a cage containing- food, :anid thus lie so ared. But. how:are inoniles nau.ght ? The -ape faisily i:resembles lnan. Their vices are lhliii-an. They-!' lovei liquor, and fall :'n 1 Central Africa the natives?iiike a ; "ifetitinitted beer, I:f which the imonkey? ?iii:e lipssion :i telh:. fibnl. Ai uitcer of: t.his;, thee nah ti: es &lt;-go. to tle -lr ts of tlie f6iest f -equented by? the::itionke's,": iid :set. I :it.he ground calabashes., full of the ..ttirinlg liquor. As :-:s: n .:as the Si key. sees :ndi taste- it, he utters loal cries . of joy thait soon ,itiract mxis comraides ':lie.sn 'Ui orgie be .iln;' and iti a short ,ime: i they all sluiim signls of intoxiciatii: :lihen ltlie iegroes ?ilipei ?:: ii...