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GRUESOME DISCOVERY IN BEND Body of Asiatic Partly Buried. Murder Theory Upheld. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 28 November 1914
GRUESOME DISCOVERY IN BEND Body of Asiatic Partly Buried. Murder Theory Upheld. At half-past seven o'clock on Tues day morning, Wm. Schoefield, a cart er engaged .by Mr. Harvey, of Es plinade East, when digging out sand from the Government pit in the Bend,' noticed in an adjoining hole a pair of boots protruding from what appear ed to be a piled up heap of sand and stones, overcovered with tins, emerg ing firom a hollow under the bank from which sand had been excavated. Schoefield, became interested and upon investigation was horrified to find that the boots were on the feet of a human being. I-IHe at once in formed Mr. Robert Nesbit, the as sistant ranger, who commmunicated with the ranger, Mr. Richards, The North Port police were informed, and Senior-constable Norwood and De tective Sainsbury arrived to make in vestigations. -Meanwhile, a search was made in the locality for any clue that might tend to throw light` on the mystery. ,N?Twood found a pair'- of ladies' gloves, in good ...
LOYAL WHITE ROSE, P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
LOYAL WHITE ROSE, P.A.F.S.. The half-yearly meeting of the Loyal White Rose Lodge was held on Friday, 20th November, the W.M., Sister M. Watson, presiding. The following sisters were elected to the various offices for the ensuing half year:-W.h., Sister E. Ross; P.M., Sister Watson; D. ML, Sister G. Tay lor; seefetary, Sister K. Adams; as sistant secretary, Sister E. H. Simons; chaplain1, Sister I. Holland; treasurer, Sister R. M. Edwards; S.S., Sister G. W ,; J.S., Sister We~·U ~VterilFTflirno tle halfZ. ear 33 new members have been in itiated. A gold medal was voted to Sister Edwnardr for proposing.the greatest number of new members. The dual installation of officers (No. 1 Lodges) will take place on Monday next, when members will be pleased to see aily ladies of the district. Children will not be admitted. A-spe cial invitation is extended to the offiB cers and members of No. 2 Loyal Cosmopolitan.
YACHTING. Portonians Open Season. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
YACHTING. Portonians Open Season. The first of the season's races of the Port Melbourne Yacht Club was held last Saturday, over the club coturse, a distance of 10 miles. The first prize wa s presented by Mr. Lu. JHoieybo0ie, £1//, and the second, by the .Clulbj Owidg to several rea sons, mainly not being completely fit ted out, the Valkyrie, C.J.M., Ram bler, Myra, and Latona did not start. Thefollowing are the starters-and their handicaps-Thera,- scr.; Namoi, 16 min.; Beta. 22 min.; Frolic, 30 min., ani'd Winsome, 36 min. There was a strong southerly blow ing, and all the boats started with re duced canvas.- Au excellent start was effected in the following order: -Beta, Namoi, Winsome, Thera and Frolic. Shortly after the start, the-Win some, owing to a mishap, retired and at the end of the second iound the Frolic did likewise, leaving the Thera, Namoi liid Beta: to finish tlie race.; SThe Tiheri.whicIh no' sails undei'-the Po?t f, w-?'s mialking:her first ap plearance in li~b b'rac...
Reserve Fences Disappear. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
Reserve Fences Disappear. Slowly, but surely tlhe picket fence surrounding 'Edwardls' Park," on the lagoon land is disappearing. Cr. Gill suiggested at the council committee meeting on Tuesday evening that it would he better to have it removed than t6 allow it to be taken piece by piece. Cr. Tucker stated that the fence surrounding the tennis reserve in Granham-street was also falling down. A recommendation was made thatf the fences around both reserves should be taken away.
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. Spoon. Mulsketry and M3atch r. Richmond: 14 shots at 200 yards. H. Ferris, J. Gibbons. D. Paterson, 31 T. Prest. H. Watt. R. Suteliffe. 0. Watt. A. Faderson, D. C. Lang, W: Prest, 4; C Harradence. J. T. Kin sella. 5; D1. Sinclair, 7; J. Riummage. M. W.V oung, A. Paterson. C. T. Jones, A. O'Brien, J. O'Brien? W. O'Brien. 9; D."Molloy, 10; E. Le Page. T. Molloy. ; J.V R.- White, 14; R :iE. Rerden. 15; - Howard, 18; L. Braun. 20.
P.A.F.S. Cosmopolitan Lodge. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
P.A.F.S. Cosmopolitan Lodge. p. rymeeting~ Qf Loyal " smopolffau Lad e w~s held on Wednesday, :-25th. November, The W.M. Bro. Rogerson, presided, and the attendance, which w.as large, in-. eluded visitors froimi, district lodges; and the newly-elected W.D.M., Bro R. J. Ross. who paid an official visit. The principle business consisted of the election of officers for the ensu ing half-year which was carried out with the following result :--W.M.,. Bro. E. May; D.M., Bro. S. Lambie; secretary, Bro. B. J. Bridges; trea surer, B3ro. A. Rogerson; assistant secretary, Broa P. Johnston; chap lain, Bro. H. Jones; senior elder, Bro. M. Nathan; junior elder, Bro. P. Portbury; inside gualcdian, Bro. T. Hutchinson; outside guardian. Bro. C.Smith; auditors, Bros. T. Wilson and C. Trewavis; dispensary dele gates, Bros. E. May and A. Gaylor; sick visitor, Bro. E. May; pianist. Bro. G. -Shippen; librarian, Bro. H. Jones. Bro. R. J. Ross, who was re cently elected by the Grand Execu tive as District ...
WAGES OF COUNCIL EMPLOYEES Requests for Increases Refused. Librarian's Salary Improved. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
WAGES OF COUNCIL EMPLOYEES Requests for Increases Refiused. Librarian's Salary Improved. Lively exchanges passed between councillors on Tuesday, when in com nittee estimates for the ensuing yea?r were being coilsidered. A petition, signed by 16 einployee:s, irpresenting the otutdoor workers? asked that their wages should be in crensed beyond the 9/i a day now being received, giving as a reason thlle hligh !ost ofi living. Cr. Gill took the stand th it the request at the present time was out of reason and seasoin He would be willing to pay more if their position allowed them, but it should be borne in mind that nine tenths of ste'iedores and others who -would harie to pay the increases were not averaging 30/- a week, and he would be failing in his dutly as a coouncillor to support what was ask ed. He considered also that the- men shodii'd make, application throngh th: u11ir ton;' and there -shuld be no: attempt to nmake a target of the council because its members we?e labour. They we...
A. W. A. Officers Elected. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
·:A. W. ·A.· Officers ,lected. *The half-yearly meeting of the Australian Women's Association was held on Wednesday. November 26th, the president, Miss Hodges, presiding. Mrs MacPhersoil, Board member, and visitors from the Albert Park and South Melbourne branches were wel comed. The following officers for the ensuing six months were installed: President,; Miss P. Hodges; vice-pre sident. Miss Leitzow; treasurer, Mrs. Coverdale; secretary, Mrs. Suffolk; assistant secretary and press corres pondent, Miss I. Stephens; commit tee, Mrs. lnsall, and Misses Broolk shaw, Summers, Hudsoun, and Robin son; dispensary delegate. Mrs. Por ritt; sick visitor, Mliss Brookshlaw;. social secretary, Mrs Borowski; dele gates to conference, Mesdames Por ritt and Suffolk; auditors, Mesdames Gaylor and Raymus. Votes of thanks to the installing officer and visitors were carried. Refreshments were pro- vided by members. Thie next meet jing will be on December 9, whn mem biers are invited to suggest items f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
POfRT ELBOURNE PICTIIRE THEATRE, CORNER OF . BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN - EVERY-EVENiNG. 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. SPECIAL PRIZES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS at the M]atinee To-day, AT 2.30 p.m. Latest War News. (MONDAY). Saturday, Monday and Tuesday Lucille Love. idar a the ?loman A Thrilling Romance of the Servian War. Geeo Robey as Anarchist Pursuit of Hate Smitz Joins the Force (Ford Stirling Comic). A Terrible Lesson. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday ---PIMPLE- M.P NICHT WITH A MILLiON. AND NUMEROUS OTHERS. Complete Change of Programme, Saturday & Wednesday Fresh Programme each SSunday Night. PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - i s. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. children Half Price Week Nights and Matinees. Saturday Nights Excepted 5~~~A.-~... AD P:t*U C' -- C a * Buy your dress materials - where you like, BUT Bring them to us to be Made Up. OUR CHARGES ARE. 4Unliine...
A. N. A. Installation and Congratulations. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
A. N. A. Installation and Congratulations. A large body of members of the local branch of the Australian Natives Association attended the half-yearly meeting oni Tuesday night, when the newly-elected officers were installed by Mr. Ferguson, a member of the metropolitan commit tee. Mr. J. J. Nolan, the retiring pre sident. vacated the chair to Mr. E. E. Ewart, who now occupies the-posi tion of president to the branch. After five new members were admitted, the members carried motions of con ratulation to Dr G. Suscaden, an old resident of Port Melbourne, who is proceeding to the front; to Captain D ivis, who often assisted at the social g'therings of the branch, on hIis piomotion to a high position in the nautical sphere, and ex-Cr. E. E. Russell, on the excellent fight he put up 'at the iecent election for Gipps land East. Diuring the evening the. following gel tlelmen seem?red: tr-oiihies -won li: tlhem durling the last term: M:r. Ewart,. for introduoing' most members; spelling bee,...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
ZK eomorism. M IDI)LETON.-In loving memory of my dear husband, who died Nov. 80th, 1918 ; also my dear little son, Victor Gibb, who was accidenially killed in Bay Street, on Nov. 18th, 1911. God knows the way, He'holds the key ; He guides us with unerring hand, Sometime with tearless eyes we'll see. Yes, there, up there, we'll understand. -Inserted by his wife and children. "' he J'tandard." "To fight with its might In the cause of Right, Is the duty of the Press." ADVANCE PoRT MELBOURNE. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5th, z914
ITEMS OF NEWS. "Hodving's" Cook. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
ITEMS OF N.EWS. "Hodving's" Cook. De Charles, a colored man, who spoke English fluently and well, Wvas put aboard the steamer navareno on Saturday afternoon and taken from the State as a prohibited immigrant. He came to Port Melbourne on the sailing vessel, Hodving, which berthed at the town pier, as cook, but the vessel was delayed in. consequence of its condition. During his sojourn De Charles made many friends, and seemed to leave some of his posses sions wherever he went. These, to gethler with his graphophone, were gathered up and packed off with the "colored gentleman," by Plain-clothes CL'o~stble Grun.". .
PORT THEATRE. Latest Films Prevail. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
PORT THEATRE. Latest Films Prevail. A thrilling romance of:the Serviar. war-is to :be an attrti ion at the e.P&lbotnrule Thiea onday "Wdr a:nd the Wonmaif-" vid "Lucille Love," are the stars, 1ih-d on Wednes 'dT. the- star will be "Pimple M.P"? Througlhount thlie week. in addition to ithe above. numerous thrilling filnis in dihma, and humorous scenes will be reflected on the screen. The'pro rnamme is advertised in this issine.
Gratitude of "Working Bee." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
Gratitude of "WorkingBee." : -A very pleasing ceremony took place at the works, of Messrs. Swal low and Ariell, Ltd., on Friday, 27th inst., When the forewomen and co wolrkei's of the patriotic "working bee" met and presented Miss Elsie Holmes with a token of appreciation for services rendered in organising the movement. Mr.. Tuckfield, fac tory nianager, made the presentation, which consisted of a fountain pen anld an enlarged pictnre of the "work ing be," bearing a suit~hible inscrip tion. Miss Holmes thanked the donors for their kindness.
FISHERMAN'S BEND MISSION. An Enjoyable Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
FISHERMAN'S BEND MISSION. :An Enjoyable Concert. A pleasant evening was spent on. SSaturday last, at the M-ission Hall, in Fielishman's Bend, when ig ffi 1 icbu?ei'it as igiven.? The'i.rograe?.ie was:in the hands of Mir. . MIil ler, there being a large attendance of friends. The opening overture was well played by Miss L. Losewitz, and Mr. Miller. Of the lady singers, each equipped themselves well and. sung artistically. Miss Peady rendered "Sincerity" and "An Emblem." Miss Miller's items were "Idle Words," and "Queen of Angels," the latter being true to expressioni and feeling. The recitations of little Corry Wil; liams, "Guilty or Not Guilty,"' and by request, "When the Minister Comes to Tea" were very enjoyable. Two small pupils of Mr. Miller's (Masters Ray Combeie and Lockslev' Smith) executepd 'their pilano piece with skill, fheir numbers evoking great "ipplause. Master Bruce War ren rendered three violin solos, "Bro ken-.Melody" (Van Biene), "Melody" (Engleman), and, by reques...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
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ELECTRIC SUPPLY. Progress of Scheme. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
ELECTRIC SUPPLY. Progress of Scheme. *in interestinig .statement, bearing •on P-ort afelbburne's electric light .im. power e ehSilheme, which has ..npot hienm in existence tot two years; wfas presented to the council in coinmittee last Tuesday evening, when estimates for the year were under considera tion. The statement set out tlhat, "In iview of uncertainty in regard to supply of power to certain factories, it would be impossible to make a re liable estimate of receipts and ex pediditure for current year.. Judg ing from last year's experience, how ever, it would be probably safe to as sume that the receipts will cover all expenses chargeable against revenue accbunt, and also provide for £500 required for redemption of deben tires, sinlking fund, and interest; while wlhate\-er incre'ase of capital expenditure may l._e necessary will have to be provided by borrowing from the bank on overdraft or by a new loan." Messrs. CuMinig, Smith and Co., prospective large users of the energy fo...