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PEOPLE ARE SAYING : [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: - That tlif-:'.A. Sole igh~ t was a great success. That . some memolable speeches were made in 'iew of the present political situation. 'That tile muical part of the pro graamme was not g'iven a fair chance. That while i were unwise to place a "time limit" on prominent speakers a tactful word or two from the Pre sident at the outset would probably have the effect of inducing them to boil downl thleir remarks judiciously. That Mayor Page's heart would have bumped wildly had he heard the "Goblins" at the A.N.A. Smoke Night. What price-as the bookmakers would express it-the "MIarselleise" to the "Death of Nelson" accompani ment ? That Cr. E. J. Russell is a likely starter for the Balaclava seat in the House of Representatives. That hlie has a very good chance of securing the Labor nomination. That "Guests" are sometimes higher fliers than "Swaallows." That the latter will come again with the spring. That they will have learned to fly through goal posts in the meantim...
SLAUGHTERMEN QUARREL. Accused Returns From Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
SLAUGHTERM.EN QUARREL. Accused Returns From Sydney. A young man named James Chap man was brought before the local. beiich (Messrs. Page, Aimstrong, Crichton, Testro, and HIowe, J.'sP.), on Thursday last on a charge of hav ing assahlted Albert Hyland on March 28. Mr. J. Nolan appeared for accused. Informant stated that he was a slasighterman. He and accused were employed at the South Melbourne ab batoirs. Witness went into' the Southern Cross Hotel after knocking off work. and was there accosted .by accusedl, who asked him to come out-" side. Witness did so and - accused tlen asked him about a beef "slirt". that was missing out of a bullock. Witness said that was "all over long. ago." He returi·ed to the bar and got a "clout" from accused and was knocked down. He was also hit on the side of. thie head with a stone by accused, and was punched on the mouth liy hii.. When he was down. "y6duni Jim" (acegidi ) and two or three others kicked him. The licen see came to his assistance and dr...
LIGHTING OF PIERS [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
LIGHTING OF PIERS It will be noted with interest that the Harbour Trust is calling for ten ders for the construction of an ex tension of- the new railway pier, the estimated cost of'which is stated to be £105,000. The Town Council should benefit substantially by the decision of the trust to light the railway piers by electricity. The new structure will be the first dealt with and will be il luminated by 39 lamps, ineluding 18 of the "Hatlf-Watt" variety (of 1,000 candle-power each), and 11 of 100 candle-power. The old pier is to have 32 "Half-Watt" lamps and 18 of 100 candle-power.
DRUIDS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
DRUIDS. The Normanby Lodge held its half yearly meeting in lodge-room, Vic toria Hotel. A.D., Bro. irgtiet, in the chani Bro. Schaefer produced bal ance-sheet, whiich showed a consid erable credit balance. The following officers were installed into their-re spective places by D.P. Bro. Nugent: A.D., Bro. Boyce; V?... Bro. Carlton; Sec., Bro. Wale; Treas., Bro. Fraser; A.D.B., Bros. Davis and Martin; I.G., Bro. McColl; V.A.B., Bros. Reich and Carmnbell; O.G., Bro. Kirkland. Bro. HIamlett will be busy with cricket matters inext season.
Swastikas beat Wanderers. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
Swastikas beat Wanderers. Swastikas (15.22) beat Wanderers (7.9). Goal-kickers: Cleverly (2), Cul lis, Craig, Collins (3), Domnie (2), Mur phy (2), McLean (2), Winwood, M'Gre gor. Best players:-Cleverly (best on ground), Collins, Craig, Domnic, McLean has not struck form yet. Swas tikas play Rockleys to-day. Players and members are requested to meet at the corner of Bay and Pooles street, at 1.30 p.mn., to proceed by drig-to Souith Yarra';
AN EXPENSIVE DRINK. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
AN EXPENSIVE DRINK; The local bench on Thursday last investigited'a charge against a young man named Frank 1.iussell, of haning been drtmk and broken a glass- door' way on Wednesday evening. I-IHe was arrested by Constable Synnott. The evidence showed that defendant asked Mr. A. E. Dunstan, tobaccon'ist, of 311 Bay Street, for ,a.3d. cigar and pIroposed to 1ay for it on the follow ing diy. Mr. I)unstan demurred and defendant became abugive. He was hustled out of the shop and gathered metal in the 'roadway. with which he suaishled the plate-glass doorway. A local expert had valued the damage done at £8. Mr. J. Nolan, for de fendant. disputed tIle amount of dam age done, and the case was e\entui ally adjourned for a week in order that the parties might arrive at an agreement as to the defrayal of dam ages sustained.
"Swallows" v. "Guests." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
"Swallows" v. "Guests." A very interesting and enjoyable ga'me of football ivas played on MIon day morning last (King's Birthday), at' the Mental Hospital sports ground, Royal Park, between teams selected fromn the office staffs of Swallow and Ariell, Port Melboursie, and T. B. Guest and Co., West Melbourne, and both sides. put up a very good exhibition. The result was: " Guest's'', 7-11; ' Swallow's''-3-12. SThis is the first match of its kind that has taken place, and possibly before the season closes there will be several other games played between the em ployees of. these firms. "Guest's" were adorned in blue knd wkite striped guernseys, whilst"''Swallow's '' had af fixed to their white sweaters, back and front, large blue swallows, which could not, of course, have been more appro priate. While congratulating the vic tors on their excellent win, we hope. on some future date these teams will try conclusions again, and that anothert such interesting match will take place, with the...
H. A. C. B. S. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
H. A. 0. B. S. The half-yearly meeting of St. Joseph's Ladies' branch, No. 17, was held on June 9; Miss Cullen presided. The election of office-b)earers resiult ed as follows :-President, Miss Eva Carllns; Vice-President. Miss E. Gal lant; Hou. Treasnurer, Miss L. Walsh; l-on. Secretay vMis HII. McCormack; Assistant Secretary and Press Cor respondent, Miss E. Cullen; Warden, Miss Lynch; Sic k -Visitors, Misses C. Brenn!n aidl N. Orloff; Auditords. Messrs. D. W. Mibihan and T. Wil liams; District Delegates, Misses Carns aid M CormakU;c:Delegate to Mietrsopolitan Council, Miss Culleo; Dispensa ra Delegate, Miss ?tcCor mack.
AROUND THE CHURCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. The Very Rev. Dr. Stephen, Dean of MIelbourne and Bishop-Elect of Tasmania, will preach at Holy Trin ity to-morrow evening. Holy Com munion will be celebrated at 8 a.m., and the morning service will be cou ducted by the Rev. W. McKie. The services at the Presbyterian Church to-morrow, will be conductal by the Rev. J. D. Landels. Tile suib ject for the morning's sermoll will be "Wearying God-A Hopeless Task"; and in the evening, lMr. Landels will preach on "A Coward! Who Is?" "\?'hy the Bible Survives" is'the saubject of the sermon to be preached by the Rev. R. S. Joyce at the Gra ham Street Wesley Church to-morrow eveniOg ' In the morning the sub ject wll be "A Splendid Centre of Gravity," with special reference to the late Mrs. Walker. The following resolution was carried at the Metho dist Mettropolitan Co6uncil on Wednes day evening, at the instance of Mr. Joyce: "That this Council, consisting of-the Methodist ministers and laymen of the North and South Distri...
Other Matches. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
Other Matches. City Missions beat Morning Stars, on Saturday last. Final scores, 16.12 to 1.2. Best players for Mlissions-Brooks, Boyd, Ulsum (5 goals), G. Cumnberland? (4), Lester (3), Miller (2), Moore, Ban ton and Ward. To-day's match i. against Footseray United. .Ilayers are requested to be on the ground (at the back of the Ports' arena), at 2.45. Carlton Church of Christ (7.5) beat Port Baptists (3.12). Played at Royal Park, before a large attendance, the game Was very evenly contested. The victors won by straight kicking. Ports were without their captain, Jim Mac, also Dick Losewitz, and F. Garner. Best players--Joe Stanford (2 goals), and Stan. Jones (1 goal). Hec. Wood, A. Lovell, and J. Seamnour played well. Match to-day against Howe Crescent, on 'Baptists' ground. Social in Temperance Hall on June 20. -f_
A.N.A. SMOKE NIGHT. A Successful Function. Interesting Speeches. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
A.N.A. SMOKE NiGHT. A Successful Function. Interesting Speeches. There was an excellent attendance at the annual Smoke Night of the local branch of the A.N.A., at the local Town Hall, on Saturday evening. The president (Mr. M. J. Nolan) oc cupied the chair, and included in the audience were several members of Parliament and representatives of the Western Aistralian branch of the A.N.A. Cr. J. Murphy (South Melbourne) inproposing the toast of the Parlia ments,.,said all those who had read the papers that morning had found that something interesting was going to occur within the next couple of months. For the past 12 months the state of affairs in the Common wealth Parliament had not been for the benefit of the public. The respon sibility for that they, as thinking men, could trace home for them selves. Diuring the brief, existence of the Commonwealth Pfa'rliament some ligislation had been passed wwhich, -he was sure they would agrde with him, was the most advanced in the history of.t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
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Impudent Theft of Bicycle. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
Impudent Theft of Bicycle. While the municipal electrician, Mr. F. E. Winwood, was testing the meter at the Fountain Inn Hotel, Bay-street, on Wednesday evening, he left his bicycle standing in the passage-way. On his return a few minutes later the machine was missing. The matter has been reported to the police. The bicycle was one of local manufac- ture, and was purchad from Mr. W. Loach, of Bay-street. It was valued at about £14.
PORT'S BICYCLE CLUB. Smoke Night Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 June 1914
PORT'S BICYCLE CLUB. Smoke Night Entertainment. Members of the Port's Bicycle Club foregathered at the Ship Hotel on Saturday, May 30, on the occasion of a "smoke night.'" The attendance was thoroughly representative, among those present being Mr. Allan (President of the Inter-Club Cycling Association), Mr. Jackson (I.C.C.A.), Mr. Shelston, (Vice-President of the Prahran and South Yarra Club), and others. The toast list included "''The King,"'' by MIr. Harman; "'Port Bicycle Club," by MIr. Allan and responded to by Mr. Oakes; "'I.C.C.A." by Mr. Oakes and responded to by Messrs. Shelston and Jackson; "Mr..and Mrs. Harman" by Dr. Hill and responded to by Mr. Harman. Messrs. Barber, Fisher, Jones, Hill Jnr., Bainbridge, Morgan and Trite were among the valued contributors to the success of the evening.
JUNIOR FOOTBALL. Wren Shield for 1913. Presented to Railway United Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
JUNIOR FOOTBALL Wren Shield for 1913. Presented to Railway United Club. Members of the Victorian Junior Footl)all :Association met ant Sar geant's Cafe on Wednesday .evening on the occasion of the presentation of the Wren Challenge Shield and p)remiership pennant of the season 1913. Cr. A. McDonnell. the presi dent occupied the chair. Among the toasts honored was that of the V.J.F.A.. coupled with the name of the president, which was proposed by -Mr. . A. Woodham. representing the V.F.A. After paying a tribute to the services of the president to the Junior Association, he said lihe considered it was wise that the as sociation had done something to keep its ranks clear of men who had had their day in senior ranks. The rule which stated that a junior might play in only three trial senior matches to ascertain if lie were capable of taking his place permanently in the higher ranks was an admirable one, Until this rule had been passed, junior ranks were flooded by "has-bieens" from the s...
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. Staunton—Mitchell Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. Staunton-Mitchell Wedding. .A very pretty wedding was cele brated at the Graham Street Metho dist Churcl last Saturday afternoon, when Mr. James Staunton and Miss Ethel May Mitchell were joined in holy wedlock by the Rev, R. S. Joyce. The church was beautifully and ap propriately decorated by friends of the bride. The bride was dressed in wite silk. The bridesmaids were Miss Elsie Mitchell, sister of the bride, and Miss Rose Staunton, sis ter of the bridegroom. Mr. Staun ton was supported by ýMr. Donald McLeod as best man and Mr. Ernest Jones as groomsman. After the ceremony the happy couple left the church in a taxi-cab amid showers of confetti. The breakfast was held at the Tem perance IHall. The Rev. R. S. Joyce presided and proposed the health of the Bride and Bridegroom. The young people, he said, were held in well deserved esteem, and had thoe confidence of the members of the church. They were 'both Sunday school teachers, and Miss Mitchell was a member of the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
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THE STEVENSON BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
THE STEVENSON BENEFIT. Accounts in connection with the Stevenson Benefit Picture Night have been submitted to us by the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page.) They have been duly audited and found correct by Mr.- W. Watson. The receipts totalled £25/0/9, and the principal items in connection therewith are: Cash taken at theatre, £8/9/9; Mr. Stevenson and party, £3/15/; Mr. Hart and party, £2/1,/6; donation by Mrs. A. Rogers, £6/10/; for hire of theatre (less donation as above), and the necessary printing and ad vertising, leaving a balance of £6 12/3.
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. A splendid Programme provided For to-morrow afternoon At Port 1elb. Picture Theatre, In aid of Royal Institute for Blind. Curcio Orchestra aod leading vocalists. Silver coin collection at door. Full value guaranteed. Come and enjoy a musical treat, and assist a deserving cause. In the air. Election talk. Hic et ubique, as Hamlet has it. Municipal elections in August; Federal, in September; State, in October. Now. w'hat have long suffering Victorians done. The talk is everywhere;-tram cars--at the street corners-in pri vate houses and public houses-at pleasant (and also unpleasant) Sunday afternoons - where you would least expect it-Even at La bor meetings. No signs of opposition to one James Mathews yet. But he is not likely to be allowed to have a walk over. The party fight is too bitter. The gloves are off. The cheerful taxt?pyer foots the bill £80,000 for another verbal belabor ing match, and look pleasant. Mean time, the ordinary individual, who is not always ch...