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To Keep Eggs Fresh. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914

To Keep Eggs Fresh. After conducting a series of tests with. a number of materials for pe serving eggs, an .:expert poultry farmer clhiins tlitt cdldc?- sw'et; dry: oats- are 'heLter for hei purpose in - the avere?6 homle tthiin iil thing else. Wleath bran, ? illd-d6 ce-.iirly: " as'well,' but ?thie.oahts properly: uised are:- the liest ?:and. lthegrain -is n-riot duangedi in ithe least-: and. iay be kept for future :use or,: fed :-t thc. fo\ls in lifferentfirays to' lirodLucej .:ore eggs. Oats should, be :'se"d over the bottim'; oi :.a box to uibout aii inch iii depth andthen the iresh eggs sho-ild i.I?-iced in ciaefuilly- .with ithe pintsr dosun in-i tihe oats but not ''touchi ng the Cboton.. -Ti e cggs Ssho uld ii hot '.toucihli' eaciih o'.tlie, but mnay stIandIl)retty close 7:_., --Whe?ithle space is fillfed: iit li: the first-lA. enrof eggs iiore 'oats should hbe'cnrefullyv .adied.?; Care shliouli h talen?lniot. .urn. or 'iove the eggs li in about tihe eggs -mand core;ii-th -t ...

Publication Title: Prahran Chronicle
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RAISING THE WIND. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914

:;:i R AISING THE WIND. 'Thie other evening a bright ur chin called upon a gentleman and: asked for a donation towards the ufunds of a local juvenile 'football club. ',Look here, Johnnie," said the gentleman. "I believe you're the seventh boy to call on me on be half of that particular club. -.Am I. to expect any more ?" "Very likely," said J.ohnnie, promptly. ,''.I expect.; all .-the' fel lows .will come 'in their ;turn. SGoodness !"'- gasped 1 the gentle mani:-" Are yuo all begging; then 7ar i"ys, ssir," `eniarnkeui the young ster.-' 'You7see, there's .- first team. an'"- second :te'in; an'it 'sthel rules. as -'does it." ' - : : - . .nPulling' out a'. grimy copy "of the; club's rules--evidten tl bitte b a ybuthful secretary--the boy. - i'ointe&d .a dirty finger :ý.to-Ri:ule'. V?' wiich read :. *':,Them., -as collects .:most'-money, plays in the -First, Team, -themni yas donl't' plays' in the ,Second Team: i" SThc descendants of .one English sparrows in ten years number som...

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Teaching Oysters to Make Pearls. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914

Teaching: Oysters to SMake Pearls. The growing scarcity of perfect p:earls has induced the Japanese St' imany of their p"earl fisheries to 'ndopt at soinewhat novel philn; wliiceh, if it succeeds, should tend to increidse enormously the worll's pearl output. Peairls are formcild by- ittle grains of sand and other sidlrtincesb whiih :get into tlie oyster's shell. alid are: 'a .odurce of irritatiin to the little anniiiial inside. - e caimnnot turn out thel intruding sub~stance, so .pro ceecds to cover it up with layers: of lining materia!, until at length the oliject is encased and a round or lpeir-slihaedl pearl is iformed: The ..J apanese are trying the for-! cible introduction of - freign sub stanices into-the oyster shells. "They place live oysters before a fire, the -::heat :of -which induces "them .to isiilightly .:op1e! tile jaws : tihen a very -tiny, piece of wood is inserted; with a: little of cnrbonate of line. T1hey ,i are.then placed once more in the -. oyster-beds. and it...

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Wasps as Pets. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914

-Wasps -as fPets. -----+--- The late Lord Aveliry used to keep pet wasiis, and on one - enor Aable dccasion a "tilme"': waspil *at one of the sittings of tle llritish'As-' sociation. T his:;arlticilir walsp was captured from ':: ?a'lst in ti ihe Pyre nees, but : why. his lordshipi' Fshould go so far for-a 'inisp: i:heI they. are so plentiful'tii -home it ishard to say, and'thoiigh at'first"1 rath er too ready with its stiig iit becaine per f. ectly tame,' took sugiir' firoiii its master's-: hand, :. alloied' hif :.to stroke it, and alwIays :returned to its b'ottle- home; : : A certainr well-kniown actress; w:li is at - the present :,oiiioieiti delight ing full : houses ~tith her: splendid art, niakes: pets of huge spiiders; amnd 'delights in" feeding themi, attend ing- to:theii ,'coiifrt; ,'aiid generiilly niotherinig thenii and minkikiig tihm as S-ha ppyl' as spiders 'caii ever 'hope to . be- . it' is certain: that sli' is iot 't . i en ber -of the :conipany w:hiich'plays "Kill MTh...

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Mysterious Half-crown. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914

Mysterious Half-crown: Two curates, one good-natured, thc, other of _ opposite disposition ;-lived together in a- London :parish. '?l' e good-natured one met a: oor: lnaii one day when : out fo a wall ho a"sked:-for monetary, assistianc. 'J lih 1.ii-d-hearted curate t; ris touicheil i, the m"an's evrident distieif ;nd siid that ii he" could: find a.r i coin inli lis pocket 'the poor man shiodl Illiv e it. To .the ciurate's slirprisehc iliscover- ed ahialf crown lini onel if hisotrou: ,sers pockets, lie exp?ected to i fiTd only sixpence: However--hife e??iecr ousl3 gal? e'-tle hi?If- ion I 5 ithe poor man, and iet home :isic' told his felloi icurate`c hat hi liia ruised;' remarkerl the st ing curate ;lugubriously ;' "ou '? aei='ws ear iing iily -io-trosers."- -. Celery or parsley ,ruhlhle' oni-the hands 'after peeliii . ?'rions . ill counteract the odour. Lemon, bo-: rax, or ammonia is exteIleft -for reinmoving stains from, the haIdls:.

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Mechanical Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914

Mechanical Soldiers. :A Danish engineer has invented an aut, maltic soldier, which he claims will do away with most of the -.dangers - of war for the army employing his invention. It. consists of a- steel cylinder en closed within . .another s cylinder which-is embedded in the -.ground -The fighting power is set in lmor tion l y: means -of \wireless -telegra= phy, the:inner-cylinde? 'rising- to a ,height -:of about. 5ft: above: the -surface .of the ground. -At: the same time an automatic ! gun: fixed in. the -cylinder :opens fire iwith ' :400 bullets in any. required direction. - The automatic soldiers may., be brought into action -by an ollicer ait a distance of five miles' from n the line of defence. Further; it "is pointed out that there is no dani ger of panic. - It is claimed that a few :-hundlrci of these steel warriors would: stllic. to defend a position -gn?tiIst - t most powerful infantry, attack.. I'Io stop the murderous showvei of- :ill lets the enemy would have :.to ile-...

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WISE AND OTHERWISE. A MISTAKEN KINDNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914

WISE AND OTHERWISE. A MISTAKEN. KINPNESS. SA Bishop, ,,on" a- visit:-to; a ca thiedral town,, was" walking .through .thc close:one'afternoon., ,when he ob served "a small boy imaking -ineffec Iil attempts .to- reach- the door obeli of one oftle churcl dignitaries. in his. ii i~jness of his heiart, tih iBishop imeiately.l said, "JLet inme io that ori oi iylittle man d -iiclhe seieId tlihe bll-ihianle and gave a:i soundingi pe:al i he little boy "looked "-up !-gratefiul6 , I;and -with a 'smile-ahd''; Tiinl?l-diil; 'Now we muiist cut and runi" :- id he suited the iaticion to. theie word;:l leaving the Slishop :- to explaihn ni-tcrst as wel: ps the awklward _situatiioin would al ;:T'eiie 'leiiiira'iinc Socibet was to mee thl afternoon. rs. Phill potts -dressed inia hurry and canme panting- di' nstairs., ? -She was. very fatwooiian. - lddie; r un up t'my room and get m blue -rosette- the teniper iance l?.ibad??,' -she d;irectecd the maid. I iae .forgottei it.? You will .knowi:' it?,:iie-...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914

FRASER and MORPHET .'. .. . Afor Good Printing. .. MARRIED business may have REPUTATION without much WOMEN CHARACrER, or it may have character withzout stil in force much reputation. Character is what we are; re Sputation is what we are THOUGHT to be. Any busi ness which is intended to be a perpetual institu Stion, 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 moulded in the same clay; yet every man differs from his fellow. Ev3ry 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 without freakishness - good material without Sostentation -good fit without exaggeration. These are the things to look for in a EDWARD LOVE & CO.'S SUIT. Space will not permit us to enumerate the Marvellous Values prevailing in...

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The Bates Benefit. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914

The Bates Benefit. A meeting of the committee of the above was held at Mr P. F. Hogan's Duke of York Hotel, High street, Prahran, on Wednesday evening last, Mr Zoe Solomon presiding. Messrs Paton, Warren, Eastwood, Tripp, Bennett and Heales attended as delegates from the Toorak Anglers' Club, and Messrs Paton and Warren assured the committee that they would do their utmost to make the benefit concert a big success. Mr Archer, of Lincoln Place, Windsor, one of the hardest workes on the committee, paid in several donations, for which he was heartily thanked. Major Cohen, of the Orderly Rooms, Chapel street, St. Kilda, has taken 250 tickets for disposal amongst the comrades of the late Mr G. H. Bates. The next meeting will be held at Mr Rankin's hotel, corner Albert street and Upton road, Windsor, on Wednesday even- ing, 29th inst. The following dona- tions have been received, for which the committee tender their grateful thanks—Mr P. F. Hogan £1 1s, and the following from Mr Archer : ...

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St. Kilda Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 18 April 1914

St. Kilda Rifle Club. The St. Kilda Club sent two teams to the c6ountry'during thie Easter holi days, one team went to Portarlington -and DUrysdale'ariid' the other to Yarra gon, Trafalgar 'and Moe. The team for Portirlingtoni':was .met, at . the 'pier by Captaini Harve . andescorted to W.i Nicol's wel:l-kwi. hotel aind at thie captain it itato tie 'visitors partookl fs sp endid pdiiier provided b. ,th"e local club (Captain Harvey and his meni let nothiingindonieto mak?e lie -visitors enijoy ti'eiisenlves) aind :whe it-.ais ?we:llsliaakei .doni, a .bee-line :was ni;ide or thoile coilvilicing giound.: Everybody knows h what -a frightful : day- Good Friday wasd, and: it was( quite evident that 'ib high scores would bIe nmade. Port rliiigtoff iiaviiig defeated the Saints oii last -Cup Day, St. Kilda hol?ped to ,Nipe ouit tlie de 'eat, and stoutly foigittheie battle siot byi shiot tfroinh the Ibegginninlg to tlie end,~ ultiiiately, coming out ofi top by three points only.,,T'he match wa...

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Malvern Council. MONDAY, APRIL 20, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 April 1914

Malvern Council. MONDAY, APRIL 20, 1914. Present: Mayor Wilson (chairman), and Crs. Thompson, Murray, Devy, McKinley, Lewis, Wilks, Holmes, Francis, and Carroll. DRILL HALL. The Department of Home Affairs wrote two letters (one through Mr. J. A. Boyd, M.H.R.), stating that funds had been approved for the con struction of a drill hall in Malvern, and arrangements were being made to have the work put in hand. MOTOR TRAFFIC. The City of Hawthorn wrote stating that, in view of the serious damage caused to roadways by public bodies, it had been deeiden to convene a con ference for considering the question generally, with a view to obviating or minimising the danger occasioned by tile operations of such bodies, and requesting the council to appoint a delegate to attend. SEWER EXTENSION. Cr. Carrol referred to the necessity of the Gardiner's Creek sewer being completed, so as to provide for the completion of the extension of sewer ing in Malvern, Caulfield and as far as Oakleigh. He was en...

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EX-CR. ALEX. DUNLOP. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 April 1914

EX-CR. ALEX. DUNLOP. At Monday's meeting of the Mal vern Council, ex-Cr. Alex. Dunlop was present during a portion of the even ing, and was accommodated with a seat at the right of the Mayor.

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Prahran Court. Monday, April 20. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 April 1914

Prahran Court. Monlday, April 20. Before Messrs. M'Kinnon (chair man), Curwen-Walker, Hutton, Bangs, and Captain Russell, J's.P. DOCTOR'S MOTOR CAR. Dr. Charles A. Altman, of Malvern road, was charged with having negligently driven a motor car at the corner of Malvern-road and Chapel street on Saturday, April 4. Sub-Inspector Westcott conducted the prosecution, and Mr. Fay appeared for the defence. William Bernard, poulterer, of Armadale, gave evidence that at 12.20 p.m. he was driving his four-wheeled covered vehicle across Chapel street, from Commercial-road to Malvern road, when Dr. Altman's motor car came from the opposite direction along Malvern-road. Sub-Inspector Westcott: What direc tion did he take?-He made for me (Laughter.) Witness went on to say that the mniotor crashed into his horse's chest, and cut it open. Witness's wife was in the vehicle at the time, and she received injuries to the face. Mr. Fay: Did you say to the doctor, "It is my fault?"-No. You know you are go...

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St. Kilda Court. Tuesday, April 21. Before the Mayor (Cr. O'Donnell), and Messrs. Levi and Smithwick, J's.P. BIKES WITHOUT LIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 April 1914

St. Kilda Court. Tuesday, April 21. Before the Mayor (Cr. O'Donnell), and IMessrs. Levi and Smithwick, J's.P. BIKES WITHOUT LIGHTS. Arthur J. Roberts, Stanley O'Leary and Frederick Denecker were each fined 5/-, with 2/6 costs, for riding bicycles without lights after dark. For a similar offence George Mann was fined 10/-, with 2/6 costs. MOTOR TRAFFIC. Percy Russell Brown was charged with having ridden a motor cycle along High-street at a dangerous speed on March 10. Evidence was given by Constables Fitzgerald and Burke that defendant drove at the rate of 27 miles an hour. They did not speak to defendant, but took the number of his machine. Defendant said he knew nothing about the matter until he got the summons, so he vas not in a position to say what his rate of speed was at the time and date in question. A fine of 40/- was imposed, the Bench remarking that they intended to put down fast motor cycle riding. MAINTENANCE. Mrs. Ruby Elizabeth Puddy charged her husband, Edward Puddy, ...

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South Yarra Cab Rank. A Resident's Objections. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 April 1914

South Yarra Cab Rank. A Resident's Objections. At the meeting of the Prahran City Council on Monday evening last, a communication was received from Mr W. Hogg, Osbarne street, comrn plaining that if the cab stand were removed from Yarra street to Oa~ borne street, opposite his house, it would prove a nuisance, and would tend to depreciate the value of his property. Cr Flintoft said he did not think there was any cause for complaint. The cabs were in Osborne street for a couple of days, but had now gone back to their old stand. An inspec tor from the htckney carriage com mittee was out the other day, and said there would be plenty of room in Yarra street for t te cab stand. Cr Morris said it had not been finally decided to shift the cab stand to Osborne street. Cr Embling also said nothing had been finally decided in regard to the matter, Yarra street, he pointed out, was to be reduced by 33ft. and the cab shelter was tOft. wide. He doubted wheth .r there would be sufficient room in ...

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DAY—PHIILP. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 April 1914

DAY-PHIILP. On Wednesday, 18th March; 1914, at the Methodist Church, Kooyong road, Armadale, Henry P. Day, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Day, of S9 High-street, Malvern, was married to Miss Elsie Philp, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Philp, of "Bod wen," Stuart-street, Malvern. The officiating minister was the Rev. F. J. Nance, M.A., ex-presideht of the Methodist Conference. The. bridal march was played by iMliss M. Greednaway, D.M.S.V., A.L.C.M., cousin of the bride. The bride, who was given awa by. her father, wore a beautiful dress: of ivory white merv.. silk, with a round ed train, trimmed with imitation Irish crochet lace and orange blossom, aitlh a beautiful veil to match. The -bride: carried a shpwerbouquet of a:gapan thus and asparagus fern, with. white streamers.-Tlie bridesmaids .wera-Miss. Ida Philp, sister of .tlie bride, and Miss Day, only sister of the bride groom, and -wore dresses of pale pink and pale blue silk crepe-de-chine, trimmed with shadow guipure, ...

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The Pioneers of Prahran Want to get in Closer Touch with Municipal Affairs. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 April 1914

ThePioneers of Prahran Want to get in Closer Touch with Municipal Affairs. At the meeting of the Prahran City Council on Monday evening, a communication was received from Mr J. H. Furneaux, hon. secreta) ,f the Prahran Pioneers' Association stating that at a meeting held on April 8 it was rrsolved " That with a view to bringine thie Association more closely into touch with our municipal iffairs w- ri quest the City Council to grant its patronage, and the MIayor for the time being be appo'inted patron to the Association." The letter concluded-Tha;,king yon for past support and assistance. and hoping that our objects, the fostering of a spirit of local patriotism, and the annual gathoring together of our oldest residents, may have a still further impetus by this action, which we trust will meet with your ap proval. On the motion of Cr Chambers, seconded by Or Nioolson, the request contained in the letter wai acceded to.

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COVE—TAIT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 April 1914

COVE-TAIT. Christ Church, South Yarra, was, on March 28th, the scene of a pretty wedding. The contracting parties were Mr F. Mitchell Cove, third son of Mrs B. Cove, of Malvern and Miss M. Tait, only daughter of Mrs A. S. Tait, of " Deerness," Punt road, Prahran. The Rev. L. Townsend offioiated. The bride was tastefully attired in white silk crepe de chine, draped with Limerick lace, with a long train, which was worked with two lovers' knots and orange blossom. She oar ried a shower bouquet of white ro:es The bridesmaids were Miss Pitt man and Miss Ella Cove. They wore striking frocks of ivory voile over white silk, with mob caps. They carried bouquets of pink roses and autumn leaves. Mr Frank Cove, brother of the bridegroom, acted as best man, and Mr T. E. Tait, brother of the bride, attended as groomsman. Wedding breakfast was served in the Arcade Hall, where a reception was held. The bride's mother was gowned in black marquisette over black silk, and the bridegroom's mother wore ...

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Prahran Town Hall-keeper's Quarters. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 April 1914

Perahran Town Hall-keeper's Quarters. The public works committee of the Prahran council reported on .Monday evening, through the chair. man, Cr Morris, that the alterations to the old fire station, Nlacqaarie.st., which had been converted into the hallkteper's quarters, had cost £378 15s. Cr Morris explained that the cork, as authorised by the council, had been done by day labor under Iaspector Tripp, and the job was a istisfactory one, Cr Ginn complained that the c, a nittee, after spending the money, asked the council to pass it. Cr McIlwrick pointed out that the council had decided to do the work by day labor, and that the accounts for wages, &c., had been before the council and passed every fortnight, so that Cr Ginn's argument about the committee first doing the work and then asking the council to pay the cost did not hold good, Cr Chambers said the job was a good and suitable one. Mayor Willie said the total cost of the work, including Inspector Tripp's lime, was £413....

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Tramway Returns. TRAMWAY RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 25 April 1914

Tramway Returns. TRAMWVAY RETURNS. At the meeting of the Malvern Council on Monday, Cr. Wllks (in the absence of Cr. Thomson) reported as follows on the revenue of the Prab ran-Mlalvern Tramways for the past fortnight. Trust lines for week end ing April 8, £1121/0/9; Balaclava road, £446/14/7; per car mile, 13.175d. Caulfield line, £120/8/6; per car mile, 9.594d. Kew line, £505/12/5; per car mile, 15.246d. Weeking ending April 15-Trust lines, £1129/2/9; per car mile, 15.092d. Balaclava-road, £509 13/7; per car mile, 14.823d. Caulfleld, £127/14/4; per car mile, 10.279d. Kew line, £546/13/5; per car mile, 1C.398d.

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