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A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
A.W.A. ---- The fortnightly meeting of the local A. W.A. was held in the Dispensary Hall on June10th. Two new honor ary members were received into the branch, and five were proposed. The meeting was adjourned, until next branch night, June 24th, to allow the members to attend the "At Home," given by the ex-president and secre tary, an account of which appears in another part of this journal. We wish to draiw attention to the fact that we are holding our annual' "Cinderella" on July 6, in the Port Town hall. We are desired to notify -that tickets may be obtained from all members.
Graham-St. Wesleys. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
Graham-St. Wesleys. The scores in the match against Brunswidk Baptists were as follow: Brunswirk 2-2; Graham-st., 14-16. The Graham-st. goalkickers were:-- E.Best (2), R. Davis (2), G. Baird (2), N. Carnie (2), J. Marshall (2), R. Gordon (2), A. King and R. Trevorrow. To-day's match, against Yarraville Baptists at Port Melbourne, should be interesting, as each team has so far suffereed only one defeat. Graham-street's team will be :-R. Davis, S. Donachy, G. Baird, H. Petersen, A. Carnie, F. Gadsby, A. Matthews, A. King, T. Quested, R. Gordon, L. Lewis, R. Dodge, E. Best, R. Trevorrow, J. Marshall, S. Peacock, W. Secombe, and W. Rendall. Emergen cies, T. Butler and J. Nankervis. To-morrow night members will please attend a church parade at 7 p.m.
ELECTRICITY. Supply Committee's Report. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
ELECTRICITY. Supply Committee's Report. The report of the Electricity Sup ply Committee, as presented by Cr. Crichton at the last meeting of the town council, shows that there was a reduction in the total consumption in May, as compared with April. The bulk supply consumption for April was 19.76t units; for May, 15,120, showing n reduction of 4645 units. This oc(currcd in consequence of R. Harper & Co. being slack with the particular work in which they use power from the council's mains. Their consumption is improving this month up to the present. Messrs. Robert Harper & Co. are now installing an 18 h.p. motor,. ,con nected with the council's mains, in their No. 1 factory, and it is under stood that this will be a steady load. The report was adopted.
A DANGER SPOT. Inadequate Water Main Proposed. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
A DANGER -SPOT: Inadequate Water Main Proposed: It is pleasing to note that the local council has a befitting appre hension-of the potential disability to which practically the only area of the municipality capable of expan sion, will be subjected if the Met ropolitan Board of Works persists in its proposal to lay a 4-inch water main in Graham Street West. At the meeting of the council on Tues day eveninb yet another-the third -intimation was received from the Board in which it was stated that, notwithstanding the council's earn est objections, the Water Supply Committee had again decided in favor of a 4in., in lieu of- a Gin., main. Cr. Smith, in proposing one of the few effective, alternatives that face the council, said the mat ter was of sufficient importance t( warrant that body in going a step further; and indeed it is. A con flagration in that part of the town would certainly result in a consider able loss of property, and possibly in loss life, for the simple reason that a 4...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
PIGTURE TB1ATRE, CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. . -i- OPEN EVERY EVEN NG. SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAIIMMES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE WEEK NIGHTS and MATINEES (Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Matinee, 2.30. CHILDREN'S PRIZE MATINEE Every Saturday. Beautiful Dolls for the Girls. Footballs for the Boys. STAR FILMS for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: The or ker. (Ramo-3,OOO feet). STAR FILMS for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: Jane Eyre. (Imp.-2,035 feet). WHY ? (3,000 feet). To be screened during the week: Dramas: Master of the Strong - A.B. James Lee's Wife - - Rex. Trust Begets Trust - - Powers Their Lesson - - - Selig Thou Shalt Not Kill - - Selig Comedies: Dick's Nightmare - - Miliano Skelly's Birthday - - A.B.. Puddleton Police - - Clarendon The Unwelcome Lodge' B. & C. Battle of Gettysownback Folly Scenic & Interest • The Bernina Railway in Winter - - B,&C. To Al...
FEDERAL ELECTIONS (To the Editor of the "Standard.") [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
FEDERAL ELECTIONS (To the Editor of the "Standard.") •Sir,-I should be glad if you could find space to publish the following Points for Electors: Both Houses Dissolved. The Senate is the People's Cham ber. It. is representative of the whole of the States voting as one constituency. The House of Representatives re presents groups of electors. The "Reps." are the initiating and really controlling chanker, though the Senate is not only a House of Review, but also has powers of-sug gestion. To dominate legislation, a solid Senate poll is necessary. As far as "Melbourne Ports" is concerned, "Jim" Mathews is a cer tainty; but that should afford no excuse for staying away from voting. A record Senate poll is demanded. To lessen such poll, the policy of the Liberals--who oppose majority rule as shown by the dissolution of the Senate-may not run a candidate for the Ports. The issue at stake is the will .of the people, Let the people, there fore, turn out solidly, and vote the Senate ticket. ...
PORT LABOR PARTY. Skirmish Before Elections. Plan of Campaign Unfolding. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
PORT LABOR PARTY. Skirmish Before Elections. Plan of Campaign Unfolding. Notwithstanding the bitter coldness of the weather there was a fair mus ter of members at the branch P.L.C. meting at the Town Hall on Monday evening. Mr. A. Tucker presided, and the proceedings were mainly con fined to the preparation of a plan of campaign for the forthcoming Federal election. Amongst the pub lic representatives present were Mr. J. Mathews, M.P., Mr. G. Sangster, M.L.A., Mayor. Page, and several members of the local council. Mr. R. Irvin. submitted the report of the executive committee. On the recommendation : "That steps be taken to form a ladies'. organising committee." Cr. Gill said the only way to arouse enthusiasm was by showing a proper spirit themselves. There should be committees in each division.in order that they should be self-contained. Then it was quite easy for the cam pTeign council to call those commit tees together and give them advice. Because of his large majority at the las...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Editorial. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
ITEMS Of NEWS. Editorial. Secretaries and contributors are urged to submit their reports as early in the week as possible in order that there may be some guide as to the apportionment of space in the make up of thejournal(. Important item are sometimes delayed until the last moment with the'result that justice can scarcely be done to them. The publication of several items has been deferred until next issue.
HOBSON'S BAY SENIORS. Old Boys' Club. Successful Opening Night. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
HOBSON'S BAY SENIORS. Old Boys' Club. Successful Opening Night. The inaugration, of an Old Boys' Club in connection with the Hdb.son's Bay Senior Cadets was celebrated on Wednesday by an entertainment that should prove characteristic of many more. There was a large attend ance and the programme was opened in first rate style by Mr. A. D. Nel son with a ragtime song. Capt. Der rick, president, briefly explained the objects for which the club was formed viz.,-to maintain the friendship that has been formed in the 52nd Senior Cadets among those who have now taken their place in the Citizen Forces of the Commonwealth. The idea was to meet at the drill hall on alternate Wednesday nights and spend a pleas ant evening, with a room well stocked with magazines, books, table games, etc., for_the quiet ones, and for the more energetic, quoits, boxing, ju jitsu, rifle shooting, etc. It was hoped to hold tournaments' in all these various sports throughout the year. The membership, he said, yould...
MASONIC INSTALLATION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
MASONIC INSTALLATION. The annual installation in connec tioan .with the Sandridge IMarine Lodge -No. 21, was held at the Town -Iall on June 10. The W.M.. Bro. T. 1I. Whiter, installed his succes sor, hiro. A. V. Renowden, in the chair in the presence of the MAI.W. Grand Master, the llon. C. Carty Sal mo10. and a most representative gath ering of Grand Lodge othicers, visit ilg Masters and Past Masters. The main hall was tastefully decorated and some .160 brethren were present at the banquet, the whole of the pro ceedings reflecting great credit on the lodge. _ __
Bradley's Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
Bradley's Pictures. Patrons of picture theatres are aware of the important part good music plays in the production of the films. Mr. Bradley has not been unmindful of this fact, and has ar ranged for the presence of a good orchestra at his show at the Town Hall this evening. A liberal pro gramme will be provided. The "star" films include "The Hand Print Mys tery," "Iis Father's Wife," "Alexia's Strategy," etc. The comic element includes such side-splitters as "Too Many Brides," etc.
INTERFERENCE WITH CIRCUITS. More Hoodlumism. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
INTERFERENCE WITH CIRCUITS. More Hoodlumism. The Town Council "has done well to offer a reward for information that will lead to the conviction of any persons who wilfully interferes with electric wire circuits. A repe tition of the senseless hoodlumism of last week was perpetrated on Monday at the corner of Union and Albert streets, the result being that fifty or sixty consumers of electri city were for some time inconven ienced. That the intereferuce' was deliberate is attested by the fact that the phase was diverted by no fewer:t tlin mhine pieces of steel wire and a -piece of bedstead iron. The police are making inquliries into the matter and it it to be hoped that the offender, or offenders, will be apprehended and subjected to ex emplary puluLlhnent. The council has quite enough to do to struggle along under existing financial dis abilities without being subjected to retarding influences on what should prove to be a substantially reproduct ive nwork.
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. Footscray (10-11) beat Ports (7-7). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. --- ------ Footscray (10-11l) beat Ports (7-7). There was a fine attendance at the local ground last Saturday to witness the above match. - Footseray won the toss," and took advantage of the wind. The best part of the msnatch from a Port vies took place in thh first quarteri when the locals more thaim held their own, and the term ended by Footscray securing 2-5 to 1-1. With the wind in their favor, Ports were expected to top the score, but played badly, the ball being sent to the wrong wing. Foots cray, however, made good use of their opportunities, as on the three occa sions the ball went forward, major points were scored. The locals had to be contented with four small points for a considerable time, and in the last seven minutes, Merrick found the big opening on three occasions, the score at half time being Footseray 5-5; Ports 4-5. Footscray again had the upper hand in the third quarter, and scored 4-2 to 2-1. The last quarter saw the locals all out and the '...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
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Howe Crescent (13-15) beat Port Baptists (0-4). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
Howe Crescent (13-15) beat Port Baptists (0-4). Match played at Port Melb. Bap tists tried hard and often to score a sixer, but were checked by the strong defence of Howe Crescent's -backs. The Baptists' best "layer was Sid. Holmes. Lovell put in some fine work on the wing until knocked out by an elbow in the last quarter. H. Wood, S. Jones, Sievers, J. McKay, and Lever also played well. Team plays Bruns wick Baptists to-day. Supports roll up and catch 2 p.m. train from Gra ham to-day owing to long journey. Don't forget the social to-night at 7.45 sharp in Temperance Hall.
Railway United (13-10) beat Footscray Juniors (2-11). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
Raigay United (13-10) hejiat Foots cray Juniors (2-11). This match was played on the Foots cray ground. On the bounce, Ports made play and a goal resulted. Then Footscray quickly responded also with a goal. After this the quarter was all in. favor of Ports, the scores at the change of ends being-Ports, 4.4; Foot scray, 1-0. In the second quarter, the ball travelled from end to end, Ports playing with' great dash and sys tem. The half-time scores were: Ports, 9-4; Footscray, 1-2. This was the best quarter in the game. -The third and fourth terms were a repeti tion of the first two, and Ports ran out easy winners by 65 points. Goalkickers:-Taylor (7), F. Maloney, 1McMurray, Critch, 'Richardson, Con don, and Laidlaw. Best players. Dehn, Critch, Taylor, F. Maloney, P. Maloney, Horseneil, Harris and Mac Donald. The match to-day will be against the Wtilliamstoswn Juniors on the Williams town ground. A good game is expec ted. Special motor leaves railway pier at 2 p.m. sharp. Don't forget ...
LOYAL COSMOPOLITAN LODGE. No. 2., P.A.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
LOYAL COSMOPOLITAN LODGE. No. 2., P.A.F.S. The usual fortnightly meeting of ths the above lodge was held at the'Dis pensary Hall .last Wednesday even ing when a good number of the mem bers were present. The delegates (Bros. A. J. Budges and L. Doug las) to the recent Grand Council meeting gave their reports which showed that the Order has made splendid progress during the last two years. After the lodge adjourned. the members took part in a Euchre Tournament and after a keen con test, Bro. G. Lambert secured the first, prize. Bro. G. Smith secured the "booby" prize. On Wednesday evening next, the officers elected for the ensuing six months will be instal led into their various positions by the W.D.M., Bro. Sylvester. Invita tions have been issued to the varion. lodges in the district to attend, and it is confidently expected that one of the belt evenings in the histor. of the lodge will take place. Lodge will commence at 7 o'clock sharp in order that an early start may be made with ...
PEOPLE ARE SAYING : [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING : That a sequel to the recent foot ball" match between Port Melbourne and Brighton will be provided on Monday next. That there will be a police court case. That members of both clubs are agog with excitement in connection with it. That sporting reporters of the "Argus" and "Age" have been sub poenaed. That. developments are. likely to occur. That the town council should-guard against a. repetition of the electric light fiasco of last week. That the suggestion of "The Stand ard" was a good one. That a householder whose residence is plunged in darkness for two or three hours is not the best kind of an advertisement for the scheme. That an officer should be available. by telepho]ne at all times. That what is termed a "blow-out" could thus be rectified at the short est notice. That" the whole matter requires careful cofsideration by the council. That the ocean liner companies will not be too patient when the Railway and New piers are lighted by elec tricity. That a str...