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PORT MELBOURNE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. Garden Notes by "J.B." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
PORT MELBOURNE HORTICUL TURAL SOCIETY. Garden Notes by ' J.B.'' This is the month in which all plan ning and alterations of gardens are to be carried out. Before attempting to form a garden, no matter how small it may be, the gardener must decide ex actly what lie wishes his garden to appear when his plan is realised. In Splanning, avoid the making of very small beds; they never look much and are the source of much work in the way of watering and tidying. Having marked out the outline of the beds, pro ceed to manure with well-rotted stable or vegetable manure, or better still, well broken up cow-droppings. Turn the manure in to the depth of 18 in. making-sure that it is thoroughly mixed with the soil. Add at the same time about a handful of lime or -old building rubble to the square yard. The' addition of a load or two of good loam. would make a perfect soil, but it is: not altogether a necessity. The ground having been well worked and manured, the next thing to do is to tramp it do...
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
GOOUD TEMPLARS. At the Mutual Help Lodge on Tues day evening, June 9, in the Lodge room, Graham Street, Bro. and Sister C. H. Martin gave their usual annual social evening in celebrationi of the an niversary of their wedding day and Mrs Martin's birthday. Sisters J. Gotz, C.T. presided, and there was a good gathering of,the members. After the usual business, a pleasant evening was spent with games, musical and eloeu tionary items and refreshments. Bro. J. C. Gregory proposed the sentiment of health and prosperity to Bro. and Sister Martin and famnily and many happy returns of the day: This was seconded by Bro. J. T. Crouch and car ried with musical honours. Bro. Mar tin, on behalf of himself and family, thanked the members for their good wishes, and referred to the many happy memories of pleasant associations during his long connection with the order, and the regret at the absence of faces who had been present at similar gatherings in previous years. Another good meet ing was held l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
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AROUND THE CHURCHES. Presbyterian. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
AROUND THE CHUuRCHES.. Presbyterian. Sabbath being "Young Men's Day.' a special sermon will be preached It young men on the subject, "The Was ter," Cause and Cure. All young men are cordially invited to come. In the morning a deputy of the Aus tralian. Inland Mission in connection with the Presbyterian Church of Aius tralasia will tell the story of the work .bcing done in the great Northern Ter ritory amongst our white population there. Graham-street Methodists. "Young Men's Sunday" will be observed at the Graham St. Wesley Church to-morrow The morning service will be conducted by the 1Rev. Chas Tregear, and the subject of the sermon will be "A Lesson in Growth." In the evening, the Rev. R. S. Joyce will preaclh on "A Lesson in Comparison."
SOCIAL. Australian Women's Association. Brilliant At Home. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
SOCIAL. - Australian Women's Association. Brilliant At Home. One of the most successful func tions ever held in the local Dispensary Hall was given on Wednesday even ng, June 10th, by the Ex-President, (Mrs. M. A. Porritt), and the Secre. tary (Mrs. C. Suffolk), of the Port Mlelbourne branch of the Australian Women's Association. The hall was tastefully decorated for the occasion, and much credit is due to Mrs. Borowski for her efforts in this direc tion. Over 100 guests responded to the invitations issued, and amohbst the visitors, besides membels of the branch, were Mrs. G. Sangster. Mrs. Edwards (Board Member of the A.W.A.), and representatives from the A.N.A., Port Melbourne; A.W.A., South Melbourne and Albert Park. During the evening, Mrs. Porritt was presented by the President (Miss P. Hughes), on behalf of-the branch, with a handsome gold medal, suitably inscribed, for her untiring and valu able services in the past. Mrs. Porritt, in returning thanks, spoke of the ex cellent ...
Melbourne City Mission. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
Melbourne City Mission. A sale of gifts and jumble fair will he held in the Mission Hall, Bay St.. on Friday and Saturday, June 26 and 27, to augment the funds of tlhe mis sion. HELD OVER.-We have been com pelled to hold over till next issue letters from S. T. Riley on "Labor and Loyalty," and from F. J. Roberts concerning the treatment of his son in connection with the compulsory training Act.
Women of To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
Women of To-day. Under the above title, Mirs: Bella Lavender, M.A., will .deliver a lec ture at the local Town Hall to-morrow evening; the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page) will preside. Mrs Lavender is a lecturess of considerable ability, with a ready wit, and a fund of genuine humor. She is never at a loss in the matter of repartee, but seldom or never stings with the retort ap posite. She is a thorough mistress of her subject and those who attend on Sunday should be much interested. She is an accomplished advocate of the, economic freedom of woman contending that she has capacities beyond those required for the mere participation in domestic duties.
Ladies' Football Committee [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
Ladies' Football Committee Arrangements are well in hand for the entertainment to be given by the Ladies' committee of the Port Mel bourne Football Club at the Town Hall on Monday evening. The func tion will take the form of a Euchre Party and dance. Prizes will be presented to the leading lady and gentleman player. Mrs. Banton intimates that the drag will leave the town hall for Hawthorn on the occasion of to-day's match at 2 p.m.
PRESBYTERIAN TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
PRESBYTERIAN TENNIS CLUB. This cliub has been very successful financially since its opening. The membership is also satisfactory. Al though the club was only formed in November last, -without funds, it is now in the proud position of L.eing free from debt. with a first-class court and everything in going order. Weather permitting, this afternoon a friendly game will be played with the St. Kilda Presbyterian Tennis Club. The team will be: Messrs. Sheldrick (capt.), G. Jamieson F. Anderson, F. Lawrence; and Mrs. Sheldrick, Misses Cribbis, Landels and M. Wood.
Municipal Lectures. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
Municipal Lectures. The Port Melbourne Council re grets to state that owing to the death of his father on June 16th, Senator Blakey has been obliged to postpone his lecture on "Papua,'? which he had kindly consented to give at the Town Hall on 18th inst.. In order that the people should not al together be deprived of their regular Thursday evening's entertainment, a series of bioscope pictures was shown on the screen. On Thursday next. 25th inst, Mr. Mark Feinberg, lec turer for the I.W.W., will deliver anl address on "One Big Union" in lieu of the lecture announced to be given by Dr. Barrett. Unfortunately, Dr. Barrett will be away from Melbourne on the date fixed for his lecture.
A SERIOUS CHARGE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
A SERIOUS CHARGE; A young man named William Brookes was charged before Mr. Iester J.P.. at the local court on Wednesday last with a serious of fence, having relation to a girl be tween 10 and 16 years of age. De tective Howard stated that he and Detective Sullivan. of Benalla, had arrested accused at Montague on the previous (lay. It was alleged that on December 23 of last year, accused went to Jamieson, and there made the acquaintance of the girl. Improper relations ensued, and the girl was now in a delicate state of health. Ac c(used had admitted lintim'acy, but declared that the girl had told him that she was 18 years of age.. Accused was remanded to the city court on Wednesday next, bail being allowed in two sureties of. £50 each.
MOTHER AND DAUGHTER. Drink Claims Victim. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
MOTHER AND DAUGHTER. Drink Claims Victim. One of the "drunks" at the local court before Messrs. Page; (Mayor), and Testro, J's.P., was a woman verg ing opon old age named Elizabeth Bradford. Evidence was given in support of the charge by Constable Vallance. "She is living apart from her husband, who won't keep her. I don't know the reason," said Senior Constable Cuthbert. Ruby Henley, married woman, said defendant (her mother) had been of drunken habits for many years. "She was living with me," said witness, "but disgraced me so much that I could not possibly do anything with her." The Mayor: Would you like to go to an Institute? Defendant: I would rather go to a situation. There is one waiting for mle. The Mayor: Do you think you could keep off drink if we were to discharge you? Defendant: With God's help I think I can. But the daughter in the witness box, with tear-dimmed eye, shook her head. Defendant was discharged. I,:
PEOPLE'S LIBERAL PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
PEOPLE'S LIBERAL PARTY. 1-4-- The annual meeting of the Port Melbourne branch of the People's Liberal Party will he held on Monday, June 22, at 153 Graham Street. The business on the agenda paper includes the election of officers for the ensu-. ing year, election ofi delegates to electorate coinmittee, election of dele gates to annual convention, and other matters. The secretary (Mr. T. D. Palin) urges the attendance of all members in view of the present state of political affairs.
SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
SOCIAL. The.period when social functions become prominent is now approach ing. Though Port Ml1bourne is an eminently democratic suburb, it does not follow that renmnions of hldies should not prove both edifying and beneficial. The more is this the case, when, tittle-tattle becomes a matter of taboo and serious ques tons enter into friendly discussion. and, in short, a wholesome and edu cative influence is imparted to lochl ma tters. Mrs. J. Heinwood, of Bayswater House, was at home on Tuesday, June 9. Although there was an en tire absense of "brave men," Lord Byron's heart would have been cheered with the galaxy of "fair women." Among those present were M3esdames P. Burns. R. Burns, Reg. Burns. Pearson, Middleton and A. Heinwood. The single ladies were innerous, and Miss Pearson was decidedly in evidence. With chit-ch'at, afternoon tea, politics. local movements and other import ant matters quietly reviewed. the event was most pleasing. We shall he pleased to chronicle other events ...
SILVER STAR CRICKET CLUB. Annual Smoke Social. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 June 1914
SILVER STAR CRICKET CLUB: Annual Smoke Social. A very pleasant evening was spent on Friday, June 12, at the Victoria Hotel, Bay Street, Port Melbourne, on the occasion of the annual smoke social of the Silver Star Cricket Club. The President (Mr. A. B. Harper) presided, and representatives of the firm of Messrs. Robert Harper & Co. Ltd., including both Mr. William Hair per and BMr. John Harper, were pre sent. There were also present visi tors from several clubs that had op posed the team during the past sea son, including Notting Hill, Clayton. Eltham and Graham Street Wesleys Port Melbourne. The overture, by Mr. A. Coxon, was followed by the toast of "The King," proposed by the chairman, and hear tily received. Mr. Frank Barbour sang "Iii the Depths of the Sea." He was encored, and farther pleased by singing "My Old Shako." Mr. H. Schillinig gave a humorous monologue entitled "Levinsky," and quite "brought down the house." Mr. Field proposed "The Firm." and in a few well-ch...
PORT BICYCLE CLUB. A Live Institution. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
PORT BICYCLE CLUB. A Live Institution. This club has fully entered upon its winter session; but it will be understood that out door recreation at this season is to some extent subordinated to in door pastimes. Several lronttlds of a triangular tournlment have been contested, the trio of games consist ing of billiards, cards and rope quoits. Nearly every .-uburb in Melbourne ;s complrehended in thle Assoeiation, and up to date the Ports have met North cote and Carlton, honors being easy. The cyeling aspect is not being lost sight of. and we understand that seve ral valuable trophies are available for coimpetitioin. At a recent social gathering of the Ports. some of the "Old Timers" who had put up at least local wheel re corlds. appealed to their juniors to keep up tihe iepu:itation of their sub urib. and endeavor to obtain the prizes whichl had been offered for open coin pelition. The niext gathering will be held in tihe Port Melbourne room. when Williaumsntown will pit its club forc...
LICENSING COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
LICENSING COURT. At Monday's sitting of the local court, bef'ore Mr. Read Murphy, P.M., and Messrs. A. L. Page (mayor), T. Testro andl J. P. Crichton, J'sP., Norah Theresa Hamilton. licensee of the Royal Mail IHotel, Bay Street, was charged with having failed to keep iher bar door shut and locked on June 2nd, during the hours when the hotel should have been closed. Sub-In spector Kennleally prosecuted, and Mlr. P. J. liidgreway appearedl for the defendant. Senior-Constable Cuthbert stated that at 12.40 a.m. on 2nd June he saw ligiits in defenda t'sI window, and looking through a slit iu the blind saw two men illn navial uniform and a civi lian in the bar p)arlor. The bar door was open. and drinks were being served. Sudd'enly thle licensee pointed to the window,-and thle lights were immediately extinguishlled. Wilt hess knoc.ked, and continuled knockie for 20 minutes. Defendant let him) inl then, and said thle men inlside were boarders, which witness believed was true. Mr. Ridgeway s...