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DONOR EXPRESSES FEELING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
DONOR EXPRESSES FEELING. The following letter, which accom panied a contribution to Mayor. Smith's appeal for the Belgians, was read at the public meeting oh Thursday week: Dear Sir,-I had fully intended to be present at the meeting to-night, called by you in aid of the Belgian Re lief Fund. Unfortunately some urgent work requires my attention, at the last moment, and I cannot attend. Like so many others in this com munity, I cannot find words to express my admiration for the magnificent cour age and heroism of the Belgians, nor can I find 1anguage strong enough to express my hatred of the fiends who have murdered, ravished, and maimed, men, women and children, and who have turned Europe into a veritable hell. May the curse of all the ages rest upon the Germans. It would indeed be shameful did we not do all in our power to allay the terrible sufferings of the Belgians. I-enclose my cheque for £/5//- in aid of the funds, and hope that everyone will help this more than deserving cause...
NEARLY £400 RAISED. Widow of Albert Waterman Helped. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
NEARLY £400 RAISED. Widow -of Albert Waterman Helped. - ,Although their work has been done in a quiet, unassuming manner, the Waterman Benefit Committee has achieved remarkable success in its endeavours to .assist the widow and children of an old comrade in the late Albert Waterman, well-known for years as mate on the p.s. Ozone. The drawing, of the art union on Tuesday evening next will in all pro bability conclude the committee's labors. A large number of books of tickets is expected to be returned by the night previous to the drawing next Tuesday, and the receipts from this source, added to £264 already banked to the committee's account, and £99 held by the Ozone's captain in connection with the moonlight ex cursion, will bring the total close to £400. In fact some members of the committee, to which Messrs. R. W. Murdoch and J. Davis have acted as joint hon. secretaries, Mr. Vic. Uniacke hon. treasurer, speak of the total exceeding £400 before settling day.
LICENCES REDUCTION BOARD. Port Melbourne Deprivation Sittings. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
LICENCES REDUCTION BOARD. Paort Melbourne Deprivation Sittings. At a sittings of the Licences Re duction Board (Messrs. Jas. Lock, chairman, R. Barr, and T. F. Cum ming), held at the Court of Marine Inquiry, Law Courts, on Monday, the list of hotels, as submitted by In spector Kennealy, to be taken at de privation sittings in thie Port MIel bourne licensing district, to be held at the Court of M-arine. Inquiry, Law Courts, commencing on Monday, 12th April next, at 10..30 a.m., was an nounced as follows:- "B" List.-Aill Enaland Eleven Hotel, corner Pri e and Rouse streets, Port Melbourne; Ba?y View Hotel, corner Beach and Donaldson streets, Port Melbourne; Globe Hotel, corner Dow and 1Little Bay streets, Port Ielbqurne; Royal Hotel, Bay street, Port Melbourne. "D" List.-Army and Navy Holtel, corner Dew and Little Bay streets, Port Melbourne; Australian Eleven Hotel,- Bay street, Port M1elbourne; Cosmopolitan Hotel, Princes street, Port Melbourne; Exchange Hotel, corner Bay and Rouse ...
POLICE COURT. Monday, March 8. Woman's Failing. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
POLICE COURT. Monday, March 8. Woman's Failing. Jenny Malcolm, middle - aged, whom Constable McClure found lying on the footpath in front of the town hall at 1.30 last Saturday afternoon, was charged with being drunk and disorderly. McClure said defendant informed him that she had been drinking -methylated spirits. It was not defendant's first offence in this direction, but as she promised to re turn to her occupation at East Mal vern, and in view of the fact that she had been detained between Saturday and Monday morning, she was dis charged.
BELGIAN FUND. FLAG DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
BELGIAN FUND. FLAG DAY. At a committee meeting of the Mayor's Belgian Fund on Thursday night in the Mayor's room, it was decided to organise for Belgian Flag Day, March 26th The committee earnestly ask that young ladies will come along and give a hand. All willing to help are requested to forward their names to the Acting Mayoress, Mrs. A. A. Napthine, care of Town Hall. A very satisfactory attendance formed into a committee to assist the Mayor's object. Mrs. Middleton was appointed. secretary. Collecting cards were dis. tributed and collectors appointed. The collectors will endeavour to arrange to call for small weekly donations. Additional donations received were Mrs. Feeley, 5(- and Mrs. Lettler, 5/-. Bare-footed Annie Caezaly tripped across the rough pavement of the court-yard to the presence of the magistrates on Tuesday, 2nd inst. Constable Dare had found her the night previous on the footpath near Ingles street, stoclking and shoe-less, with her diess ever her knees, very dru...
AFTER THE FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
AFTER THE FIGHT. 1. This world with its joys, its sorrows, its pleasures, and pains . In its endless career through unknown space, It seems to have forgotten that there is One who reigns With judgment and power, with wisdom and grace. Nations and empires engaged in a fight to the end; Our Allies for Liberty, .Justice, and Right, Our tyrannous foe. how "will he his honour defend, On the day of settlement after the fight? - 2. Who will pay the indemility, when thousands of lives Are lost.for ever, on.the world's battle-field, When this great war is over, and the sorrowing wives Mourn the loss of a husband, father and friend? SWhen the guns have ceased to roar, and peace is proclaimed, And once more we can lift our heads on high. When the foe's militant power is crippled and maimed, The tyrant shall pay the price after the fight. :.. The lurking _submarine has block aded the North Sea, A pirate, unworthy of the name of foe, From the deadly torpedo; merchant ships have to flee, For if t...
Dipped in Water Trough. Joke Carried Too Far. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
Dipped in Water Trough. Joke Carried Too Far. Joseph Greenshields.Rwas presented on charges of behaving in an offen-. sire manner and using insulting lan guage on the. 6th. inst. Constable Croft said, at 10.30 on Saturday night near the Rose and Crown Hotel, Greenshields was offering to fight agyone in the vicinity. A man caught h0ld of and placed him in the hors. trough.in front of the hotel. Whilst being escorted to the police station he used the language complained of. Greenshields contended that he had provocation for his conduct. He said -"I had just knocked off coal-lump ing-I'm not washed yet-and when near the hotel one of a niumber of men said to me, "What nationality are you?' I said 'A German,' in fun. The man then said, 'Well, if you're a German, in the trough you go,' and the next mpment he was there." It was after this that he offered to fight. Fines of £2 or 14 days and 10/- or three days were imposed.
CRICKET. OUR SENIOR CRICKETERS. Ports v. Elsternwick. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
CRICKET. OUR SENIOR CRICKETERS. Ports v. Elsternwick. Elsternwick were four mnien short on Saturday, substitutes being found from amongst the locals. Port occupied the wickets the greater part of the after noon, scoring 228. Scores: POR TMELBOURNE. First Innings. Kelly, b Snape ....... 2 Rademacher, b Archer ...... 44 J. M'Coll, c and b Archer .. 43 St. John, c sub., b Archer .. 7i O'Brien, b.Curphy ........ 10 Willmott, b Archer .. ..... 2 B. M''Coll, c sub., b Curphy . 2 Schaefer, b Wyndham ...... 23 Hodgetts, b Curphy .... 5 D. M'Coll, not out....... 7 Taylor, e Moore, b Wyndham 9 Sundries ......... 10 Total .............. 228 Bowlirg.-Curphy, three wickets for 21 runs; Archer, four for 62; Snalie, one for . 35; Wyndham, two for 77; Morecom, none for 23. ELSTERNWICK. Wyndlam, not out ........ i Morecom, not out .; .. .... 0 Total for no wicket .... 1
Pledge for Life. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
Pledge for Life. Martin Pash, 63, who had been re manded for seven days' medical treatment in consequence of his con dition when charged with being drunk and disorderly on the 28th February, looked very much better for the treatment he had received. Pash said some excitement through his son enlisting for the war had caused him to take too much drink, but he would now take the pledge for life. Fined 2/6, with 7/- costs or 24 hours.
A. W. A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
A.W.A. The local branch of the Australian Women's?? Association met on 3?rd inst, Miss Hodges presiding. Two new members were admitted. Amongst the visitois weie Mr. Insall (A.N.A.) and Sinclair, of.the South Melbourne A N.A. The principal discussion re lated to Conference matters, the dele gates being empowered to use their discretion in voting A game of parlor bowls followed fo.i a trophy. presented by Mrs. Borowski. Miss I. Stephens.won after a keen compe tition. The ladies, having taken. up the game . with such. interest, the. branch has-.decided to- purchase a ~set of bowls for their own use, and with practice should succeed . in pulling off some of the competitions being organised by the various lodges in the town.
Presbyterian Church. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
Presbyterian Church. A special service will be held on Sabbath night when the Orange Lodges and Protestant organisations will be present. The subpject, -"War as a Great Emancipator," will be treated in such a way as to appeal to all bona-fide Protestants. The subject at 11 will be "Renunciatioi. Regeneration, and Restoration." Rle tiring collection for Belgian F"und. Next Sabbath will be a day of special intercession for rain.
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
ELECTRIC SPARKS. As its share- of the licensing fees for 1915, the Port Melbourne Coun cil is to receive £1,022. This is about the ordinary contribution. According to figures supplied at the Labor League's meeting on Mon day the official membership was 73 in 1914, as against 240 in 1912. If correct this is a- tremendous decline. Arthur Garbutt. whose horse at tached to a spring cart roamed in Bridge-street on the 14th inst., was ordered to pay 5/- at the local Court on Monday for leaving the wheel un chained. A Sunday afternoon drunk was discharged at the Court last Monday although his conduct led to disgrace ful scenes. Some justices have a fixed fine for a Sunday drunk of £1, others let them off. An ambitious barpenter offers to erect extra dressing shelter exactly similar to those in the Council's pos session at £48 each: The present structures were erected under con tract at £62 each. Cr. Gill was elected a life-governor to the VictorianiFootball Association on! Monday night, in...
Wesleys' Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
Wesleys' Cricket Club. To-day Graham street will com mence the last match of the season against Fairfield, at Port Melbourne. The match has an important bear ing on the premiership, as Fairfield must win to maintain their position at the head of the list. This Graham street intend to do their best to pre vent, so a good game is assured. The mat. committee will consist of J. Turner, R. Trevorrow, and -. M`Don nell.