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ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. Magistrate's busy. Lengthy list at court last Monday. The bench was constituted of Mr. Read Murphy, P.M., and Messrs. Page (Mayor), Crichlton, and Testro, J.'sP. Intense interest was taken in the hearing of thle assault charges against three 'ballers-two from th, Brighton club and one from Port IMel bourne. The bench fined all three but con cluded that Brighton's captain had used his elbow as a battering ratu and had started the trouble. Note to players.--You can ie fined for assault for.a deliberate blow with the elbow. Turnbull. as the origin of the disturbance, was fined £2, J. Comer (Brighton). and Anderson (local), £1 each. The bench took into consideration the irreproaclhable private characters of Comer :and Anderson, and, very properly, thought that they had for gotten themselves on the occasion. The fact was also considered that each was under suspension by the Football Associhtion. Electric light and power connec tions made in Port Melbourne to date -270. T...
FEDERAL ELECTIONS. Proposed Liberal Candidates. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
FEDERAL ELECTIONS. Proposed Liberal Candidates. 'The annual meeting of the Port Mel bourne branch of the People's Liberal Party was held on Monday evening, wrhen the balance sheet and report for the year was read and adopted. The (secretary (Mr. T. D. Palin)_and the organiser (Mr. 5. A. Gordon) were, thanked for the work done by them in carrying out the various socials held in connection with'the branch, which were numerously attended by nmembers and friends. Mr. P. Gray was elected chairman, Mr. G. Muxrray vice-ehairmau, and Messrs. Gray, G. Tucker and G. iMurray delegates to the electorate com mittce and convention. The appoint nment of a secretary was held in abey auce, owing to Mr. Palin declining to further act in that capacity, but he was asked to hold ovr& his resignation pending an interview by the chairman with the head office. It was resolved that the executive of the party be ap proached and requested to run a cand date in the Liberal interests for Mel bourne Port...
CORRESPONDENCE. (To the Editor of "The Standard.") [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. (To the Editor of "The Standard.") Dea~r Sir,-Finding I am unable to obtain justice, I write earnestly appealing to your readers to use their influence to protect Australian lads in various States from unjust treatment from the Defence depart7 ment. My own son at this moment lies in a solitary confinement cell in the Queensoliff fortress for no other misdemeanour than loyalty to his parents' views of Christiani teach ing, and thus our cherished right of parental control has been forced from us. Our Tom, a lad of 16, was sent to Queenscliff, on Wednesday last week for 21 days for refusing to train under the Defence Act. My wife and I are members of tlie Society of Friends, and hold strong convictions against military matter, a principle held vital, for centuries, in the religious views of the Quakers and others, and however your readers may differ from me on this point I am quite sure that as men and wo men they will agree t·hatjhis is not the treatment for a boy of 1...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Property Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
ITEMS OF NiEWS. S Property Sales. A villa of brick and wood construc tion and weatherboard dwellings, in the Railway Crescent, Bain-street, will be offered under the hammer by Messrs. Armstrong and Son, at 11 a.m. on June 29, on the ground. The properties are to be removed by the purchasers. Attention is also directed to the sale of investment properties in l'ort Melbourne and Williamstown by Sydney C. Arnold and Co., in conjunction with Mr. William Howe, 210 Bay street, on Tuesday, 7th July. (See advet.)
ENGINE BUMPS TRAIN. Accident at Port Station. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
ENGINE BUMPS TRAIN. Accident at Port Station. Another exciting railway collision, the circumstances of which were similar to the i'recent smash at Sun shine, occurred at the Port Melbourne railway station, on -Monday after noon. Three persons were badly shak eli and bruised, but after partially re- . covering from the shock were able to proceed to thleir homes. They were : Mi rs.IT. I. Kay, of Hayward street. Canlfield;Ir. i T C. Byrne, of No. 306 Qneen street, Melbourne; ind Mrs McLairen, of Little Stanley street, Riclhmond. WNhen the 2.15 p.m. train from Flinders street arrived at the Port MIelbourne station at 2.25 p.m., the engine was uncoupled. and it moved off over the points that should have diverted it to a side line by which it would travel to the other end of the carriages. The passengers on the down trip lhad alighted, but many people desirous of returning by the train were taking their seats in the train, when there was a terrific bump. Instead of going off on to the sid...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
- TENNIS. A very large gathering assembled on the Presbyterian tennis ground on Sat urday last, to witness the first match on the court. The weather was ideal and a most enjoyable afternoon was spent by the players and spectators. Althmough the local team was defeated it was proved that there were some promising players in the club. Fol lowing are the scores: Ladies Doubles.-Miss McDonald and Miss Brown (St. Kilda) v. Miss Cribbis and MIiss Muriel Wood (Port Mel bourne). Won by St. Kilda, 6 to 5. Mixed Doubles.--Miss Moore and Mr. Welch (St. Kilda) v. Miss Cribbis and M\r. G. Jamieson (Port Melbourne). Won by Port Melbourne, 6 to 5. Miss [McDonald and Fysche 'St. Kildai)', v. Ml1iss Laudels and Mr.Sheldrick (Port Melbourne). Won by St. Kilda, 6 to 2. Miss Moore and Mr. Fletcher (St. Kilda) v. Mrs. Sheldrick and Mr. F. Anderson (Port Melbourne). Won by St. Kilda, 6 to 2. St. Kilda won by 27 to 17. Port Tennis Club. The opening match of the winter sea son was played on the local court...
W. C. T. U. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
W. C. T. U. The fortnightly meeting of the local branch. of the Women's Christian Temperance Union was held in the Temperance Hall, on June 17. The: President (Mrs. Anderson) occupied tue chair,-and Mrs. Brigadier Hold i ,ay) -(Social Officer of Salvatiobi Army) gave a .very interesting ad dress. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, at 3 p.mu. A fuull at tendance of menmbers and visitors is requested.
EARLY MORNING COMEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
EARLY MORNING.COMEDY. An early morning adventure, in which three men stood with upraised arms at the bidding of an armed con stable, forms the subject of a local police 'report. At 2 o'clock on Saturdlay morning, when passing a hotel, Constable Walshe, it is stated, heard the clink ing of bottles through the grating leading from the street into the cel Jur of tile hotel. Suspecting the presence of burglars, the constable bent down and called "Who's there, but there was no response. The grating was unlocked, which increased the constafble's suspicions, so he ran to the watchhouse on _thle opposite corner and was joined by Watch house-Keeper Butler. While Butler knocked and watched the grating, Walshe stationed him self in Graham Street to prevent the escape of the supposed robbers After some minutes the noise of some one scrambling over a fence was heard from the rear of the hotel. wrhicli adjoins the open-air picture liheatre, and Coistable Walshe ran down to its entrance. Just as h...
HOUSING CRUSADE. Fisherman's Bend Land. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
•HOUSING CRUSADE2 Fisherman's Bend Land;. At the meeting of the Town Council on Tuesday evening, a communication was received from the Minimum Allot ment and Anti-Slum and Housing Crusade Committee, in which was in eluded a resolution adopted on May 18. This was to the effect that the Government should place 25 acres of land at Fishermen's Bend at the dis posal of the Port Melbourne council, in order that it_ might be able to se cure the expert services of MIr. Dav idge in laying it out on Town-Plan ning lines and in building model worl men's homes. It was also intimateil that the committee would join the council in a deputation to the Pre mier on the subject. Cr. Russell moved that the commit tee be thanked, and that the council take advantage of the opportunity presented of seeing the Premier on the matter.-Cr. Walter seconded. Cr. Page: I attended the meeting. If we assist them T think it is a dead certainty that we will get the 25 acres. The motion was cnrried.
Successful Euchre Party. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
Successful Euchre Party. SA Euchre Party and Dance was givenll by the ladies of Port Melbourne Foot ball Committee, on Monday evening. There was an attendance of about 200 people, and the function was a great success. The comsmittee expresses ap preciation of the services rendered by Messrs. Julier, M.C., W. Oakley, A. Denham, and Cunningham. Thanks are also tendered to Mr. Please for donation of handsome trophies. We are asked to 'state that accounts ,must be forwarded to the secretary, Mrs: Smith, 235 Princes street, by Monday next; money and unsold tickets not later than to-day.
THAT CROWNED ALL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
THAT CRDWNED ALL. The headmaster wanted to make a good impression on the visitor. "'I will," said he. "give five shill iugs to anyone who asks me a question I cannot answer."' No one spoke. Suddenly Charlie, the witty boy of the class, jmplecd up. "'Why aml I like the Prince of Wales," he exclaimed. The headmaster was "floored," and he owned it. "Well, sir, you see, I am waiting for the crown." And he got it.
A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
A.N.A. The item on the syllabus for Tuesday evening is "A Ladies' Night." Busi ness will commence at 7.30 sharp; dane ing at 8.15. Arrangements have been made for an excellent musical pro gramme, and members are reminded that all that is required to ensure success is a large attendance.
PEOPLE ARE SAYING [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: I I.~-.... i ,That Sergeant Sims' efforts for the rigorous suppression of offences in the public thoroughfares by drunken seamen and others are to be warmly commended. That Mlr. Hester, J.P., did well in fining one of these individuals-John Scott, assistant steward on the Otranto-20/, with 5/- extra forl diiunkenness on Thursday last. That Scott's offence was committed in Beach-street, and that it was ag glravated-if that were possible-by his abuse of Constible Synnott. That the eventual fight for selec tion to carry the Labor flag in the Balclava electorate will be between Cr. Russell and Mr. Curtain. That Mr. Curtain possesses -a. strong local "pall," but That the Port man's chances are I by no means slight. That whichevei: way selection goes the parties will remain friends and enthusiastic supporters of the "cai use. That fish was plentiful at the Port onTuesdiy hIst: That the "identity" Jo. Brown was not concerned, as it did nbt make de mands on his skill. Tia...
To Assist the Blind. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
To Assist the Blind. The Mayoress (Mrs. A. L. Page) and hMrs. A. V. Heath, are anxious that the local movement to augment the funds of the Institute for the Blind should be a sueeess in every way, and they are be ing worthily assisted to this end by the committee. Mrs. Stephens, of Liardlet street, will present a handsome golt medal to the person who sells most tic kets in the raffle for the gold bangle. The members of the "Aladdin" Com pany, at the Princess Theatre, nale :kindly offered to give a colicert in Port Melbourne, on Sunday, July 5th., in aid of the fund. The prigramme will be available in the course of a few days.
CRICKET CLUB BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
CRICKET CLUB BAZAAR. A conmnittee meeting in conneo lion with the forthllcoming bazaar in aid of tlihe funds of the Port Mel bourne Cricket Club will be held in the Mayor's room at the Town IHalI oil Monday e\ecing. PaIrents, particularlv, are asked to attend the Prohibition Rally at the Town I-Hall on Monday. Workers are enjoined to attend and hearken to Brisbane's Labor representativc speak on the "Liquor Traffli."
PORT LABOR PARTY. State of Electoral Rolls. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
PORT LABOR PARTY. State of Electoral Rolls. The regular weekly meeting of ?t?oe Port MIelbourne brauch P.L.C. w(as ;ild at :hc -Tw.Hall on- .nd !.5, evening; Mr. A. Tucker presided Thle correspondence included a number Ei reports of the 42nd year's work 6f the Mutual Help Good Templar's Lodge. These were distributed amongst the members present. In cluded in the attendance were Mr. J. Mathews, M.P., Mr. Geo. Sangster, M.L.A., Cr. A. L. Page (mayor), Cr. Murphy and representatives of the Williamstown branch. The secretary (Mr. M. Conniff) re ported having attended a meeting of the Melbourne Ports Campaign Com mittee. -The Footscray electoral council had never yet sent a repre sentative and had been very apathe tic in the matter of attending to cor respondence. Two or three were the most he could get to attend a meet ing. Under the circumstances he had written to the Central Executivci asking permission to go back to the old rule. He knew that Newport and Yarraville would be only too h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
ELBOTI ME PIGTBRI THE TRE, CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN ~EVERI EVE~BNG SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMMIVIES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - ls. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE WEEK NIGHTS and MATINEES (Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Matinee, 2.30. CHILDREN'S PRIZE iATtNEE Every Saturday. Beautiful Dolls for the Girls. Footballs for the Boys. STAR FILMS for Monday, Tuesday; and Wednesday: THE DIM?OD MUAER8. (Rex-Ig21 feet). WHEN LlONT CAME BACK. (S. & A.-200ooo feet). STAR FILMS Sfor Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: THE ICE BRIDE. (Messter-2600oo feet). MERE MAkiN'S L V E. (Milano-227b feet). .-. To be screened during the week: Dramas i BONDAGE OF FEAR. A HELPING HAND. TESTED BY FIRE. HIS. PAL'S BEQUEST. Comedy Drama: SNOBBERY. Comedies: THE SNEEZE. THAT'S TORN IT. WHAT DIDN'T HAPPEN TO MARY. THE MOTOR BUG. Scenic & Interest - LAKE LUGANO. LIFE AND WORK IN A MARINE AQUARIUM. WARWICK CHRONICLES. Complete Change o...
Other Matches. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
Other Matches. CityMission beat Arden Stars by 5.7 to 3.8. The local team was best served by Patterson, who was also the best player on the ground. The team will play the Newport Juniors on the Behd ground to-day. Swastica's (9-16) beat Lyrics (1-6)' on Saturday last. Swastica's play Rosehills to-morrow. Players and non players meet-.at corner of Bay and Poole Streets at 1.45 p.m. Swastica's are holding a picture party at Snowden on Tuesday, June 14. Port Baptists (8.16) beat Brunswick. Baptists (7.8), at Royal Park. The Ports came out in the last quarter and won comfortably by 14 points. Their best player was Tom Jones, who has a slight lead on the list for "best man in the team." Goal-kickers-S. Jones (2), T. Jones (1), A. Sievers, J. MceKay, F. Carter, J. Stanford, J. McKissock. The team plays Carlton Methodists to-day, on the Bend. Play ers are requested to be on the ground at 2.30 p.m.