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POLLUTED WATER. DRAINAGE IN LAGOON. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
POLLUTED WATEIR. ~------ DRAINAGE IN LAGOON. SThe Council in committee .gave consideation on Tuesday evening.to a complaint from the Port Melbourne Yacht Club, in regard to the drainage into the lagoon, and also the bathing area between Pickles street and the lagoon entrance; It was pointed out that certain substance drained from factories was detrimental to b6ats moored in thelagoon and destroyed the paint, and that in the bathing area discolored matter was emptied, which might cause disease. Cr. Sinclair said there was need for some action to minimise as far as possible the evil, A year or so ago one fac-. tcry, ;,ikh was considercd the cause of complaint, made arrangements to run off certain waste into the Board of Works sewer, and he understood this had been done. Personally, although he was frequently about the lagoon, he could not say that he had seen anything to complain about. They knew the discoloration of water through the Pickles street drain was a fact, and this, as far ...
PATRIOTIC MOVEMENT. SHOULD THE FUND BE CLOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
PATRIOTIC MOVEMENT. SHOULD THE FUND BE CLOSED. A concert provided in the town hall on Monday evening by Mr. G. Dickson proved unsatisfactory from a financial standpoint, only Io6 six penny and two one shilling tickets being taken at the door. The pro gramme was considered fair, particu larly the first half, but the attendance in no way gave the artists heart. The Mayor presided. It is now evident' that as far as Port Melbourne is concerned efforts to increase the patriotic fund will need to be considered carefully, as a recent event proved a loss of a few pounds,. Townspeople-have respond ed? liberal!y, but with decreasing wages in some instances, and no wages at all with others, support outside of necessities of life cannot be expected to any great extent. It is about time the fund was closed. If necessity arose it could be re opened later on with a better chance of success than at present.
THE NATIVES ELECT OFFICERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
THE NATIVES ELECT OFFICERS. Members of the local A.N.A. at tended in force at the half-yearly meeting on Tuesday. The president (Mr. M. J Nolan) presided. Mr.. Ferguson, of the Metropolitan Com mittee, was accorded a hearty welcome. NEVW MEMBERS. Messrs. R. Gill, W. J. Taylor and M. Mattomann were elected full benefit members. ELECTION OF OFFICERS. The election resulted as follows : President, E. E. Ewart; vice-presi dent, T. H. Green; treasurer, S. D. Higgins; secretary, J. J. Sinn; ass istant secretary, A. P. Walsh; com mittee, P. J. Minahan, R. J. Irvin, W. G.?Insall, D. King and H. Brereton; delegates to annual con ference, R. H. Gill and S. D. Higgins; auditors;,R. H. Gill and J. Tefmby; dispensary committee delegates, W. G. Insall and H. Sanderson; press correspondent, A, P. Walsh. Various reports on business trans acted was followed by an outline of the aims and objects of the metro politan committee.
DISPUTE ON "PERIOD." ARREST MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
DISPUTE ON "PERIOD." ARREST MADE, At 8.30 on the night on the 12th inst. a dispute took place between two coal lumpers working in No. 2 hatch of the coal steamer Period, berthed at the town pier. From a statement made to the police itap peared that the trouble arose over the position in which a " flare-up" lamp was placed. . The result was that Henry Hallett, residing at Weinberg grove, Haw thorn, and known atihbngst his work mates by the nick-name of "Bones," was conveyed to the Melbourne Hospital in an ambulance suffering from a depressed fracture of the skull, and operated upon: It was alleged that Hallett was struck on the head with a "flare-up" light. On Saturday morning plain-clothes Constable Grant arrested George Nichols at his lodgings, 600 City road, South Melbourne, and charged him with unlawfully and maliciously inflicting grevious bodily harm on Henry Hallett. He was brought before Mr. Hester, J.P., and re manded until Thursday last, bail being granted in one surety of[...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
PORT IELBOURNE PICTURE THEATRE, CORNER OF, BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN EOYEVBE£1N1&C. SUNDAY EVENING, SPECIAL PROGRAMME at 8 o'clock. MATINEE Every Saturday at 2.30 p.m. ..Professional Orchestra This Theatre is Conducted en tirely by UNION LABOR. ,.?MeB8, SPECIAL PRIZES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS at the Matinee To-day, AT 2.30 p.m. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday Your Country Needs You. (Military Drama). Lucille Love. IOTH SERIES. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Passing of the Beast. To be Screened during the week: : The Sheep Herder. Closed Gates. Beans. WAR NEWS (Latest). Papa's Boy. Willie Walrus and the Baby. AND OTHERS. Complete Change of Programme, Saturday & Wednesday Fresh Programme each Sunday Night. PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - ls. STALLS -- - SIXPENCE. Children Half Price Week Nights and Matinees. Saturday Nights Excepted 2 - -i,-··· I, *1 filji jI Ii Buy your dress materials where you like, BUT Bring them to, us to be Made Up. OUR CHARGES ARE. Unlined Costumes from ....
Popular Officer Expires. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
:... : -pular .Oflicer Expires. Friends of Mr. Albert Waterman receivedia shock on Thursday when his death was announced. Mr. Waterman, who was chief officer on the bay excursion steamer Ozone, de veloped hemorrhage just after the Ozone left the pier last Sunday. On the return of the vessel he was con veyed to his home in Bridge street in Dr O'Hara's motor car, and later was admitted to the Melbourne Hos pital and treated, but without avail, death taking place at Io minutes to 12 midday on Thursday. In life Mr. Waterman had a large circle of acquaintances, who held him in esteem as a straightforward man. He was always to the front in giving a helping hand to the distressed, and in this connection disposed of numerous books of tickets amongst bay excursionists where the object was to assist. His attitude and services in connection with the Anna Horbeirg benefit will long be remein bered in consequence of the interest he displayed and the fine financial result he helped to achieve. -H...
Fortunate Escape. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
Fortunate Escape. The "Devil's elbow" on the Black Spur is one of the most treacherous turnings on a steep incline in the State, and has been responsible for many: overturnings when brakes have failed the driver of motor, coach or other vehicle. Residents will have read about the adventure experienced, by Mr. Hugh Stran aghan, of Princes street, and party, who were overturned at this critical point last Sunday. As in most instances, the break on the motor, a large one containing nine persons, failed to steady the car, and when on the turning point overlooking the enormously steep timber scattered bank a tyre blew out and the motor and occupants were overturned, the whole thing being so sudden that there was scarcely time to realise what had happened. This occurred about 7 o'clock in the evening, and a doctor and two' motors were brought from Healesville within a short time. Beyond a severe shak ing, which has caused some stiffness sinced, Mr. Stranaghan escaped, and his little daugh...
Table Cover for Mayor's Room. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
Table Cover for iMayor's Room. A cloth to cover the table in the Mayor's room having been decided on, a fine sample, which met with general approval, was selected and delivered at the town hall. On examination, however, it was found that the cover had been made in Austria. So, in conformity with an understanding that goods manufac tured in an enemy's country should not be purchased by the Council, it was returned.
MUNICIPAL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
MUNICIPAL. -The following reports, appertaining to the management of the town, were dealt with at the last meeting of the Town Council, and omitted from our last issue : - PuBi1C,?oRKS. : - ",the Publc;i?:_Vkio/?6?rn;i ttee_',r? comnmended :f--.: i. That the Council apply for the services of a plain clothes constable for maintaining order in reserves on Sundays and holidays, for one month. 2. That the Surveyor confer with the Town Surveyor of Williamstown in reference to improvement of pitched portion of the Williamstowir road, and report at next meeting of Committee. 3. That the Surveyor report on offer received from W. J. Dark to supply the wood tank for a water cart for [5 -Received. FINANCE, LEGISLATIVE AND SANITARY. The Finance, Legislative and Sani tary Committee recommended :[ I. That accounts amounting to [311 14s. 4d. be passed for pay ment. 2. That the tariff for letting the rooms at the Town Hall be revised at the next meeting of the Com mittee. Cr. Morris asked why it wa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
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DRUNKS. WOMAN IN RESERVE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
DRUNKS. WOMAN IN RESERVE. Doris: Furlong, middle-aged, was found lying drunk in the railway reserve, between Ingles and Station streets; at a quarter.to 3 o'clock last Sunday: morning. When brought -b~fora ds a "stri abCrichtou; I J.'sP., on Monday, :lcharged with being drunk and disorderly, she said she-had hada irow with her huisband, and commenced drinking" in con sequendce. "Where do you live ?" asked the sergeant. "-At Berkley street, Carlton," was the reply. "And you come down to Port Mel *bourne*.reserves: to get over it,'" was the surprised remark of Mr. Testro, who adcvised her to go home and try not to.!row any more. No. penalty was imposed.
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. SOUTH PORTS v. ALBERT PARK. V.J.C.A., 3rd Grade.—4th Round. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. SOUTH PORTS v. ALBERT PARK. V.J.C.A., 3rd Grade.-4th Round. These two.teams commenced their match last Saturday at Albert Park. W. Ryan, vice captain of the South Ports, winning the toss, decided on 1taking the wickets with a very weak team. The first two wickets fell when the total was five, then M. Ryan and O'Connor got going and took the score to 47 before Ryan was bowled for a well played 27, in. cluding a well hit ball to leg for a sixer. O'Connor was immediately after caught for I2, and the innings terminated for a total of 58 runs, Reed 6 for so, Gilbri 2 for.7, Bailey I for 8,.and Jenkins I for I6, getting the wickets. Albert Park then commenced their first innings and at the call of time had lost 5 wickets for 85 runs. Jen kins o20 not out, Ploog 19, and Lane i8 were the principal scorers. Darcy I for x, O'Connor I for 8, and M. Ryan 2 for 35, captured the wickets. This match will be concluded to day, and players are requested to meet at the Graham corn...
Good Templars. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
Good Templars. The Mutual Help Lodge held its usual pleasant meeting on Tuesday evening, Ioth inst., in the lodge room, when the officers for the new quarter were installed by Ero. H. Ledger, D.G.C.T.; Bro. C. HI. Mar tin, junior, being installed as Chief Templar. Five propositions were received for membership. The pic nic committee reported a very suc cessful picnic at Oakleigh Park on Cup day, and that photos of the picnic group, with smiling happy faces enjoying the mid day meal, were obtainable. Reports were given of the Interstate Conference, and the proposals for the formation of a National Grand Lodge, having for its object more perfect organisatiou to secure national' prohibition throughout Australia. A syllabus for the new quarter was adopted. On and after Monday, Dcember 7th, the lodge will change its night of meeting to Monday instead of Tues day, and the meeting of the juvenile temple will be held on Tuesday. A vote of thanks was accorded to Sister Gotz, P.C.T., for the ...
BAPTIST C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
BAPTIST C.C. The above club engaged Albert Park on the local ground on Satur day last. Albert Park batted first and in 70 minutes compiled 66 runs. The Holmes brothers were most successful with theball, W. Holmes taking 6 for 23, and Sid Holmes 5 for 27. The locals were disposed of for Ior runs. WV. Fletcher batted vigorously for 41 not out, giving only one chance; L. Lowe x4, and H. Wood IO. Albert Park again batted, with 15 minutes to play, and scored 14 runs for the loss of 3 wickets. The formation of a ladies'com mittee is highly desirable. Their assistance.would be deeply apprecia ted by the team.. Members and supporters of the club deeply sympathise with Mr. C. Holland in-his recent sad bereave ment.
Supper Room Charges. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
Supper Room Charges. The Council in committee on Tuesday evening took into considera tion the charges at present applying Lo the hire of the town hall supper room. For meetings and lectures between 8 and so o'clock the present charge is 5/- It was explained that the hall-keeper, paid at the overtime rate of time and a quarter for 24 hours, received 3/9, and lighting also had to be considered, to say nothing about wear and tear. It was decided to recommend that 6/- be charged in future. A special chargeto debating societies, ambulance classes, rifle clubs, and Political Labor Council and similar meetings between 8 and o10 p.m. of 2/6 per night has been in, existence for some time. Consider ing that money out of pocket amounted to 4/- -(3/9 caretaker and 3d. lighting), it was agreed to recom mend that 4/- be fixed as the future charge. Other slight alterations in. the tariff are to be suggested, btit i. consideration was given to the retit charged for the main hall, which is generally...
GRAHAM STREET WESLEYS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
GRAHAM STREET WESLEYS. Last Saturday Graham street en gaged St. George's road Methodists at Croxton. Graham street batted first on an easy wicket, and could only compile 77.runs, Reg. McDon nell getting 28 by capital batting, and.. W Rendall xc in three instal ments-6, .3 and 2. SSt. George's road then knocked up 65 runs for the loss of one wicket, which was secured'by Norman Carnie for 7 runs. JoTriNGS. While the Wesleys' ground field ing was excellent, their catching was awful. It is hoped that this will be the last complaint on this score. The secretary wishes to thank the large number of players who dis played such self-abnegation in stop ping after the match to assist in gathering up the material. It is rumored that the Honorable Stanley has turhed his attention to polo. His clubmates still have hopes for him, however. To-day the players are pariicularly asked to catch the I;45 train from Port.
RAILWAY UNITED v. FAWKNER. V.J.C.A.—THIRD GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
RAILWAY UNITED v. FAWKNER. V.J.CA.-TmHIRD GRADE. The fourdh round of the :cornm petition .was commenced last Satur day, when the above teams met on the ground of the former. Going in first the .Railways put together 192 runs before they were.disposed of, their, best.batsmen being Reilly 29, Fisher 29, Wapshott 25, Britten 20o, Edwards 15 not out, Birch '3, and McDonald 12. Benn (3 for 43), ;Elder (2 for 24), Miers (2 'for 30) bowled best for the Fawkner. ,In the 12 minutes left .to play Fawkner lost one wicket for io runs, Edwards . (i' for 6) obtaining the wicket. The match will be resunied to-day at 3 o'clock sharp. Result of drawingi Ist ... .. 777 2nd ... ...: 404
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
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