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DOCK SCHEME FOR PORT. First Section Will Start in New Year. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
DOCK SCHEME FOR PORT. First Section Will Start in New Year, The Melbourne Harbor Trust has made important announcements so far as Port Melbourne is concerned. In. order to complete the Port Mel' -bourne and Williamstown sections. of its Port improvement scheme a start is to be made early in the new year by constructing the first section of a system of, docks. Boring operations have been conducted for some time in order to ascertain the stability of the land, and suitable foundations have now been discovered. Plans for the utilisation of the Port Melbourne lands are nearing completion. The scheme will provide for a system of docks, which will form the first see tion of a straight cut to the river op posite the gas works. The trust will also announce the area of land which it proposed to reclaim. Silt dredged from the bay and river will be used for the reclamation work, but never theless, it is stated that an expendi ture of about one million pounds will bf incurred in making the land...
ALLEGED STOLEN LEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
ALLEGED STOLEN LEAD. George Bounds, a young man, was charged qn Monday at the local court with having stolen lead valued at £2, the property of John Regan, on the 17th December. Constable Stock, of Montague. said he arrested Bounds on Saturday last. At the watch-house, he denied steal ing the lead, but when told it haid been recovered he admitted the theft, and said he had takeh it to~jay his board. He applied for a remand until Thursday, which was granted. On Thursday the case was again called on. Accused pleaded guilty. After taking evidence accused was sentenced to one month's impzisonment with hard labor. -
Musical Students Compete. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
Musical Students Compete. Pupils, their parents, and friends of Miss Amy Anderson, spent an en- joyable evening last Saturday, when a sociable gathering was held at Miss Anderson's residence. A competition between pupils to decide the owner ship of a gold and silver medal, pro sented by Mr. A. J. Artingstall for the first and second grades respec tively resulted in Miss Queenie Jil- lard securing the golden emblem and Miss Ada McNiff that of silver. The evening was filled in with songs and recitations, followed by a sit-down supper.
UNDERSIZED FISH. Fisherman Fined. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
S^UNDERSIZED FISH. - Fi.-siernman Fined . i Oi the- early :morningo of the 11th December, some exciteiment: was cauised anioigst fisheirmen' ietting along Beaconsfleld-parade-by; the ap pearance of ani InspeJ'or'ro f Fisli eiies, who dismounted from. a biccle and 'appoaclhed a .boat on the stern: of which a iete wasi placed. .,yAs IhKe .did so one of the two fishermeni in clharge emptied. a 'bloxcontainiing sil .ver. bieami into .-the shallow wateri: alongside.:: The inspector, Johln Henry Rowsofn, eniteied the water andl ggathered _90 --fish,- which -: on: .heinig weighed varied between 2 a nd 3'ozs.: each, whereas 'the lawI prohibits thei taking of -silver bream * of.. a lesser weight than five ounces. , Whilst in the acet of collecting fish one of the _two fishermen :made off, leaving lis_ mate, John. Redding, of Esplanade West, in charge. ..-- At the.local court on- Monday, lie fore Mr. Goldsmith, P.M; arid Mr .J.: P.; Crichtoil, J.P., Redding iwas cailled upon tp .answer charge...
LOCAL PATRIOTIC FUND. £323 Raised. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
LOCAL PATRIOTIC FUND,. £323 Raised. The fund organised locally to aug-, meut 'the Lord Mayor's patriotic, fund has been closed, at all events for the present. It is gratifying to Imow that the efforts of the local ladies associated with the Mayor'i"s Patriotic Committee have been crownied' with success. Apart from supplyinghun dreds of made garments of ines timable value to our brave men in the fighting lines their qiiota to wards assisting the dependants here amounts to--£323/15/.; This-by no means represents Port Melbouriie's contribuition to the Central fund, be cause niumerous of our manufactur ingifirms and even friendly societies, made their donations diirect, conse quentl. the amounts are unQt included in the sum which will be handed over by the Mayor. From time to time the respective donations have been acknowledged with the exception of two recently to hand: -They are Mi. Blondett. 10/-; and Mliss N. Leffler (Essendon), 5/-. .________________________
EGGS FOR SOLDIERS. Children's Gifts Appreciated. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
EGGS FOR SOLDIERS. Children's Gifts Appreciated. Before our volunteers departed, local scholars,- attending State and private schools, collected over 500 eggs in order to give our boys in camp a treat. Some of the eggs were seut to Broadmeadoi s, .per Mr. RI. O. Clack, general secretary of the Y,)I.C.A., who saw that the rank and filefor whom the eggs were intend ed, got them. MAis. K MXddleton:has received an intimation from Mr. Clack, .stating that the eggs were much appreciated by the soldiers. Sergeant C. Morphett, who was in charge at the show-grounds, also wrote a nice letter in which he said that the gift of eggs gave him such pleasure on account of coming from the children of his old school., He gave his assurance that t'he "gift brought back pleasant Aiemroies to him and conysy'ed tle Thanks of the soldiers to:ithe little donors of the eggs. "yell tihe children ,that . we thank th'ia, and will not forget-their kindness When at the front," the let ter concluded.
TOWN COUNCIL. Homes To Be Quitted. Large Consumer for Energy. Market Building Leases. Health Officer Resigns. Patriotic Committee Thanked. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
TOWN 0. OUNCiL. Homes To Be Quitted. Large Consumer for Energy. Market Building Leases. - Health Officer Resigns. Patriotic Committee Thanked. The -first ordinary meeting of the Town Council was held iii the cham-: hers on Tnesday. evening last. :There were present: The Mfayor (Cr. ,T. Smith), and Crs. °Page, Tucker, Crilchton, Gill, Howe, Morris,. Sin clair and Walter. Stench From Sewer Main. Cr:. Sinclair diew attention in corn-. mittee to the' state of the main sewer along Grahain-street. A. dreadful odour arose either fiom the vent. holes or the stench pipes. Cr. Walter, the representative on the Metropolitan Board, unfiderfook to bring the matter forward withl a view to lhaving it rectified.; - Roads Disturbed Cr Morris pointed out that through alterations which were being made in connection with the new pier route near the Graham stieet gates, . the footpath and water-tables were dis turbed and. a heap of sand had been left.- Left in hands of surveyor. Notice to Leave Homes. C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
s VISIONS OF WEALTH. visit ius all, at times, but, are not likely to come true without the good health which will enable us to grasp the wealth that continual striving brings. Nothing is so sure to pull down the vitality as the constant Colds, Coughs, and Catarrh, which afflict so many people, and nothing will so surely prevent those weaken ing diseases as Dr. Sheldon's New P'ecovery for Coughs and Colds, that : arkable curative medicine for all ,rders of the NoNse, Throat, and ppgs: This new scientific specific ?,~isurpassed. It will quickly re Ijl e the most obstinate Coughs, the -worst cases of Hoarseness, Sore Throat, or Catarihal discharge from the eyes or nose. It is guaranteed. Try it. Price, 1/6 and 3/-. Obtain able everywhere. IS UNEQUALLED. Everyone should keep a reliable remedy in the home for immediate use in ease'of-bowel'tr'oule. Cham berlaiii's Colic and Diarrhoea Rem edy is unequalled for this complaint. If given at the first unusual looseness of the bowels the. atta...
LAST SATURDAY'S COURT LIST. Holiday Leniency. Drink the Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
LAST SATURDAY'S COURT LIST. Holiday Leniency. : Drink the Trouble. Messrs. W. Watson (chairman) and ,J. P. Crichtoni, J.'sP., attended at the court onSaturday, January 2nd, and in a quarter of an -hour -dealt with the quartet .of defendarits-two of each sex -who appeared before them. THE WORSE FOR DRINK. The first to .make lier bow to the justices was Amy Williams, chairged with" having beezi drunk and disorder ly on.New Year's Day. SConstable- Quail arrested accused in ..Graham-street at 8.30. In reply. to questions, accused said she was not' a resident of the town. Being holiday. time, she had taken a drop too much. . Mr..Watson, J.P., in intimating that accused would be discharged, advised her keep away from the Port in future. AN OLD OFFENDER. Annie Cazaly, when ' asked how she pleaded to a comiplaint of drunk and disorderly, lodged against her, answered that she was guilty. Constable Croft said that at 4 p.m. the previous day he' arrested accused near Bay 'aid Liardet streets. ...
Condition of Roads. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
Condition of Roads. When given the opportunity in committee to bring forward matters of publie concern, at a recent: meeting, Ci. Page said he.would ,like to direct attention to Princes-street. where the roadway was in a frightful state.: It wasn't because he lived there that it was broight. forwaird--it didn't minat ter to him-but the traffic from the siding had warn holes which were scooped out by the wheels of heavily laden vehicles. Cr.. Tucker inter?-. jected "It is nQ worse than. Clark or Albert streets, and Farrell-street is one hundred times worse." Cr. Gill said the heavy traffic from the siding was taken over another road wheni bne was made bad. Thousands of pounds could be spent in bringing their roads up to. a proper standard. The Mayor added that our footpaths were none too good. Cr. Howespoke in relation to the condition of Barlow street. However, Cr. Page moved that Princes-street be brought under notice of the surveyor, and this-svas agreed to. .
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
ELECTRIC SPARKS. ..: Senior - constable Norwood, of I rNoth Port, was transferred to Fair field last Tuesday. A meeting oi'the Wateiman Bene fit committee will be held at Whit ton's Flower Hotel on Wednesday next. The Mayor's patriotic committee '-raised £326/10o/ for the central fund, which now totals £166,000. Port SMelbourne's cheque has been hIanded to the Lord Mayor of Melbo?irue. Constable Yallance, who has been quartered at the local police stationi has been transferred to Albert Park. The change was-made through his re. quest for health reasons. Vallanuce will now reside with his parents. A fire, which occurred on Sunda, evenipg at the pawin-broking estab lishment of Mr. A. L. Cohen, did con siderable damage before being extin S guished. A number of pledges. were destroyed by fire and others damaged by water. Females aire frequently the sub jects of uncalled-for remarks when passing groups of young men con-. gregated i -our streets. Complaints . -hate followed, with the resu...
ALLEGED BAG SNATCHING. Young Man Charged. Case Dismissed. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
ALLEGED BAG SNATCHING. Young Man Charged. Case Dismissed. The Mayor (Or. T. Smith), and Mr. D. C. Armstrong, .'. 'sP., were occupied for a couple of hours on Thursday, 31st December, in.hearing a charge of hav ing stolen a handbag conrtaining a pot ket handkerchief, brown purse, 3/4 in money, and some. papers; the property. of a young lady named Ann Keogh, a resident of Albert-street. the accused was a young, clean shaven man named Frederick Newell, a resident of Bridge street. Sergeant Sims prosecuted, and M?r. Green appeared for the defence. Ann Keogh, the complainant, employ ed at the Dunlop Rubber Works, said. that at a quarter to 12 oi' the previous Saturday night, 26th Decemiber,' she saiv accused at the corner of Bay and Bridge streets, when 'she got off the tram. She walked' down Bridge street towards the -railway gates. Accused was then a few yards in front of her. After passing over Nott-street, she got in front of him. When near the Pres-. byterian Church, he grabbed her ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
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JONES—MALKIN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
JONES. -MALKIN. At Holy Trinity Church, on Satur-i: day, 19th December, the wedding bell . pealed forth; and,-judging by the pack-, ed condition of the church, the young ;. people, who were being linked together. in the.holy bonds, must be exceedingly popular.. Both contracting parties .were.: natives -of Port Melbourne.. The bride : -.: was Miss Emma Euphemia Malkin, and:-: the happy man was George A. Jones, of Bay-street. The Rev. T. P Edwards ; officiated. The bride was charmingly attired in ;;: white crepe de chinelwith' silk lace and pearl trimmings, .arid a beautiful em-:: broidered -veil. Necessarily, orange. blossoms. crowned the -mode. In her hand was a nwhite shower bouquet, re- -,: lie'ed by carnations and interspersed :. with lilies of the valley." The attendant - bridesmaids were Miss A. AMorris (cousin.: of the bride), and Miss Violet Oakley::i (cousin of: the bridegroom). in 'beauti: . fully embroidered frocks of voiles, mak ing the onlookers-, as .they- gazed from . ...
P.M.C.C. v. ELSTERNWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
P.U.C.C. v. ELSTERNWIOK. The following players have been chosen to represent PortMelbourne to:day:-Z First eleven (playing-at Elsternwick) : McColl (3), Rademacher; Freeman, St. John, Schaefer,KWillmott, Taylor, Luseh and Kelly. Second eleven (playing at PorL IlIelb.): Jones; Baster, Craig, O'Brien, Fairchild, Hoban, Moss, Collins, Pratt, Clarke, Hodg etts, and Tate (12 nan).
ITEMS OF NEWS. Proposed Assistance to Workless. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
ITEMS OF NEWS. Proposed Assistance to Workless. SMembers of the Mlayor's Patriotic Committee have concluded that their. labors in- the new year will tturn in a slightly different directioin, and-that instead of adding-.to the ilarge fund accumulated by the Lord Mayor with the object ;of making provision for dependants on killed or injured soldiers, do something for those at home who have lost employment thiough the: ucumstances of war. Whatever may be the monetary out come of an appeal to the publi?e .in this direction, a wise course to ptir sue in the disposal of any sum of money would be to give employment to the needy ini some manner -'that would be of permanent .iadantage to the town, according to thle means available. Hitherto relief committees at various times have made :small" allotments in money or provisions which give temporary : assistance; whilst the bread-winner rem-ains "oii of employment. We think it would be much 'more .:advaiintageous- and satis factory if the nroik...
MILITARY WEDDING. Straker—Bull. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
SMILITARY WEDOING. Straker--Bull. A pretty .weddiing took place at 8 o'c~lock i o Monday evening at St Barnabas'; Church,. the contracting_ parties being .Quartermaster- Sergeant Striker, of Timboon (late of. Eng land) now attached: tol-D squadron: Light: Horse at Broadi?eadoxwis, and? 5 Miss Ethel May Bull, eldest daughter-, i of Mr. Edward Bull and 'the:: late- : Catherine .Bull, of Poit Fairy, and '. niece of Mr. anid'Mrs. B. Anderson; of 280 Nlott street, with whom :sh& , has. resided foi many years. - - - .. .A large gathering congregated in. -the. church, where :the Rev. Edwiards performed the marriage ?ceremoby. ,.: :The weddiihg .was entirely military in character, the bridegroom, best man . "and numerous officers present being :. attired in .khaki. The bride, who was given away by : SergeantlMajor Leonard, was attired' in a blue silk travelling costume? white hat and plumes. 'She was at-.: tended. by Miss Gerty Phillips, and; .the Misses, Florence and Linda An- :'l:...
SUDDEN DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
SUDDEN DEATH. Ir. Clirnistian Miller, who had been - ci ployed -a's eingiueer mat Earl's tiiu ber ydrd.. e piued siddeul; oii:Mon. day i??ight last 1he 6deceased .iad boarded it 100. Nott- street. where he r1iired it room with James Liiiden . I e retiired to bed at 930, and at 1.35 awake?ted Lindeii -bv: i skig him to -6t a c:b and take hiun to the M1elboiirne.- Hospital. saying "i. Am bad:"- Linden complied hut before. goiig informeid Allexandeiina. Mori softu; the housekeeper, who assisted Millei to iia seat. -Ie theu, emitted blood from the m6uth, anud exelaiin0 ing "I am done," expired immediate l :and befoie the arrival of Dr' Sab elber?g, who hiid been comnmunieated with There arei no suspicious cir uifistanics .suriouinding t-he- death. TDeieased-was about 50 years of age. a widower, and leaves a daughter; who resides at Ferrars-street; Soulth MIelbourne. lie was 6e1l-known anid respected ii Port lelbouriie .
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
PORT PICTUeRE THEATRE, SBome of the films to be sorened during the week at the above place of amusement are advertised inthies issue, besides which - other late piotures :will be showni. Some interiuption with ,the supply. of films has beefn caused throutgh, the war, but patrons of the Port Theatro have been more. fortun ate than many others attending pictures in the suburbs and .city. Films are now coming to hand much better, so that good programimes Oan be e-? .eoted.