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WOMAN'S SHARE. Employees at Swallow and Ariell Show Patriotism. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
WOMAN'S SHARE. Employees at Swallow and Ariell Show ' Patriotism. ? The spirit of enthusiasm seems to. develop with the female employees, of Messrs; Swallow and Ariell, Lim ited, who are.bent upon: giving their share tof support to ,the soldier in the trench. They are now in the act of conpiling their third contribution to the; Lady Mayoress's League, and the voluhtary workers have inerea d from 290 to 381-all eager to do something that will be of assistance. The working-bee in the first in stance - completed 1,100 Cardigan vests, constructed of double flannel and leather. backs, and to tL : Cross Society donated Balac..vas and mittens, also a cheque for £1/1/. The undertaking now is 10,000 handkerchiefs. The material is. so cut that not a thread is wasted. It is a fine madapolan, any other suit able material in khaki not being pro curable. Before being sent to the Leage'for dispatch they are-hygien ically colpred. The "bee" is repre= sented at the monthly meetings of the M,. 'oress...
LIFE GOVERNORS TO V.F.A. Cr. Gill Elected. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
LIFE GOVERNORS TO V.F.A. Cr. Gill Elected. At the annual meeting of the Vic torian Football Association on Mon. day evening last Cr. Gill was elected a life governor-to the Victorian Foot ball Association. Cr. Gill occupied the position of delegate to the Port Melbourne club for ten years with an interval of one season. The only other delegate from Port Melbourne to whom this honor has been con ferred was Mr. J. J. Sinn. during the period that he took an active interest in football affairs. Cr. Gill has re ceived the following letter from Mr. T. J. Evans, secretary to the Asso ciation:-"Dear Sir,-By direction I have much pleasure in advising you that. at the annual meeting held-last night you were elected a life member of the above Association, in recogni tion of your many years of active assistance and valuable interest on its behalf. In, doing so I can earnest ly offer you my heartiest congratula tions on your election, knowing as I do, that the tribute is well-merited. With kinde...
YOUTH'S VIOLENT CONDUCT. Sunday Afternoon Disturbances. Lenient Treatment. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
YOUTH'S VIOLENT CONDUCT. Sunday Afternoon Disturbances. Lenient. Treatment. Beach Street was the scene of -some. excitement on Sunday after noon. Constable Walsh had occa sion to arrest a strongly set-up young man named Thomas Fraser for being drunk and disorderly. He violently resisted arrest, and after the services of Senior-Constable Finlayson had been secured, he was overpowered and handcuffed. He used obscene language whilst being escorted to the cells. The fracas took place at half-past two o'clock. Walsh said Fraser, who resided at the corner of Farrell and Nott Streets, was very drunk, and that he was without a hat. He asked him where it was, and accused took him to a shop at 86 Beach Street. At this shop a mate of accused's said, "Give him a chance; let him go home." Witness said, "I can't; he's too drunk." Accused then held on to the shop premises, and they struggled. violently. Witness man aged to get one handcuff on, but was powerless until Senior-Constable Finlayson arr...
BAPTIST FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
BAPTIST FOOTBALL CLUB. The annual .meeting of the above club was held at the rear room, Bap tist Church, on Tuesday, March 9th. Mr. S. Kellett occupied the chair. The annual report and balance-sheet as submitted by the secretary indi cated the past season's doings as satisfactory. The-club played in the Protestant Churches' . Association, and had given a fair account of it self. Although not getting into the finals, the season closed with eight wins and eight loses. Trophies were awarded to three members of the team, namely, Messrs. S. Holmes, Wood, and Stanford for best play. The -ladies' committee had rendered good service toward the club in ar ranging socials, etc., held in the local temperance hall. The balance sheet showed that the receipts were £36/11/5, and the expenditure £36 7/3, leaving a credit balance of 4/2. The following office-bearers were elected:--President, Rev. P. J. Mas ters; vice-presidents, Mr. S. Kellett and Mr. T. Jones; time-keeper, Mr. T. Jones; goal umpire...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
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A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
A. N. A. At the next meeting of the local branch of the Australian Natives' Association on Tuesday evening, the item is a paper on the best - means of improving the foreshore. As the plan of improve ments to be'made has now to be re vised in order to permit of a more elaborate scheme-the Government has promised £1,500 towards the work-it will remain to be seen what bright ideais are likely to emanate from our young- Australians. Im promptu speaking will also be con tined.
Everything Satisfactory. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
Everything Satisfactory. Proceedings initiated by Mary Wil liams against her husband, Robert Henry Williams, for having threat ened and declared that he would shoot her, which was adjourned from the 18th of Februaiy, was again call ed at-the local court on Thursday. Both parties were present, and Mrs. Williams explained to the magis trates that everything since had been satisfactory between them, anid she desired the charge withdrawn. The Mayor, in dismissing the information, addressing accused, said, "Let it be. the last of this buisiness."
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. FURTHER DONATIONS ACKNOWLEDGED. ARRANGEMENT FOR FLAG DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. FURTHER DONATIONS ACKNOW LEDGED. ARRANGEMENT FOR FLAG DAY. The Mayor's Belgian Relief Committee met in the Mayor's room on Thursday evening, and was well attended. Mrs. Dr. Davis was added to the numerical strength of the Committee. - In regard to Belgian Flag Day, next Friday, the acting Mayoress, Mrs. H. A. Napthine, particularly requests that all willing to assist by selling flags on that day should attend the meeting to lie held in the Mayor's room at the Town Hall on Thursday, 25th inst., at 8 .p.m. "Flags, boxes, and badges will then be available. The ladies on the Committee have been _.working hard. and it only requires willing helpers to make the 26th a big success in Port Melbourne. Afternoon tea for those assisting will be provided by Mrs. Davis, and the acting-Mayoress will supply light .refreshments in the Mayor's room for the Committee and others taking part. The following additional donations were ackhowledged by Mrs. Middleton; the. honbrary secre...
Good Records. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
Good Records. Some of those little lads and lassies who are ever alert for an ex cuse to stay away from school, will be interested to hear.of the remark able attendance put up by Master Arthur Crichton, son of Cr. Crichton, who, until Christmas last, attended the Nott street State school. Hie has been issued a certificate by the Edu cation Department, signed by Mr. Fredk. Tate, Director of Education, certifying that between the 1st April 1908, and the 31st December, 1914, he had attended every school day. This is indeed something to be proud of. Arthur is now 13 years of age, and, having made. good progress, is attending the Technical sdcliool in Melbourne. Regular attendance at school is a characteristic of the Crichton family. During his years of tufition, James received a certificate for attendance without absence dur ing seven years' and eight months of school work, and Edith for three years. If all parents took similar in terest in seeing that their children at tended school re...
TOWN COUNCIL. Government Grant for Foreshore. Wind Shifted Sand. Residents Petition. Bad Filling and Insufficient Light Complaints. Carpenter Quotes for Dressing Shelters. Permission for Loan. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
TOWN COUNCIL. Government Grant for Foreshore. Wind Shifted Sand. Residents Petition. Bad Filling and Insufficient Light , Complaints. Carpenter Quotes for Dressing Shtelters. Permission for Loan. From the Under Secretary, stating that the Governor-in-Council had granted permission to raise by way of a loan an amount iot exceeding £14,000, for the purposes mentioned in schedule forwarded.-Received. Goats Again. From the General Superintendent of Railways, again complaining of stray goats frequenting the railway station, and pointing out that al though remedial action' lad been pro mised it was only temporarily effec tive. The department would be glad if the Council could effectively stop the nuisance caused by the goats. Referred to inspector with power to act. Foreshore Grant. The Minister for Public Works wrote, stating that the Cabinet had consented to grant £1,500 towards beautifying, the foreshore, condition ally on the Council spending a like amount. It was stipulated that the ...
Women's Christian Temperance Union. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
Women's Christian Temperance Union. A drawing-room meeting was con ducted in the Temperance Hall onl Thursday, 11tli inst., by members of the local branch of the W.C.T.U. Mrs. Landels recounted the experiences of herself and the Rev. Landels during 14 years' mission work in the NewI Hebrides. The lecture was listened t?o with great attention. The follow ing musical items were rendered: Duet, Mesdames - Holmes and Rom etch, "Waiting to Welcome Us There"; song, "'Jessie's Dream;" Mrs. Shearer; song, Mrs. Rometch; reci tation, "Tommy's Angel," Mrs. Tate. A hearty vote of thanks to the en tertainers was moved by Mrs. Main. Mrs. Anderson (president) presided. After partaking of afternoon tea a pleasant afternoon terminated with the shiiging of the Doxology.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
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HUSBAND MUST PAY. For Children's Keep. Young Couple's Diversion. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
HUSBAND MUST PAY. For Children's Keep. Young Couple's Diversion. Gertrude Jenkins, a young married woman, applied to the local Court on Monday morning for an order against her husband, Albert Jenkins, for the maintenance of their two children, aged 15 months and two months old. Mr. J. Nolan appeared for defend ant, and Mr. Murphy for applicant. Mr. Nolan said his client had in structed him to the effect that he had interviewed his wife subsequenit to the case, and offered to pay £1 per week towards the children's sup port, conditionally on the case being withdrawn, and no order made by the Court. The position with his client was that whilst he would' be able to jpay £1 per week, he would be unable to find a person to become surety for the amount fixed by the bench in order to see that the order was complied with. Mr. Murphy, for applicant, ad mitted that Jenkins had made an of fer to pay 20/- per week, but past agreements iaade had been flouted, and they wanted an order of the Court...
Committees' Reports. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
Committees' Reports. The Public Works' Commtitee re commended- 1. That the leases of 217 and 219 Bay street, of which the occupiers, Messrs. Rogers and Burns, are the respective lessees, expire on the 17th inst. The committee have authorised the town clerk to take formal pos session for the Council, and to in struct the Council's solicitor to noti fy the lessees to this effect, and that the rent fixed shall be £1 per week and 30/- per week respectively, ten ants to pay all rates and taxes. These rents shall be subject to revision on termination of the whole of the leases on Bay street' frontage of Market reserve. 2. That Mr. Cox be informed that, provided the loan for re-building the town-hall, etc., he not vetoed, his ten der of £40/2/6, for the supper room, will be accepted, and he will be re quired to remove it as soon as pos sihble after the time allowed for poll of ratepayers has expired. 3. That the South Melbourne City Council be informed that this Coun cil cannot agree to th...
CONSTABLE "SHAKES" DRUNK. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
CONSTABLE "SHAKES" DRUNK. When Constable McClure went into Donaldson's Lane at 9.30 on Mon day evening, and "shook" a drunkeh man to wake him up in order to get him back to his ship, he little expect ed so many filthy expressions to fall upon his ears as the result of his in terference. The man, a fireman, pleaded guilty on Tuesday before Mr Hester, J.P., and as the obscene ex pressions were used all the way to the watchhouse he had two charges to answer. After reading the ob scene language Mr. Hester said "It had got to be put a stop to." For its use accused was fined 40/- or seven days. and 2/6 for being drunk. Frhnk Perawne was another man charged on Tuesday with drunken ness. There was no appearance of defendant, but it transpired that £1 had been deposited to answer for his bail. A constable, in stating the charge, said when in Bay street he heard a dreadful noise coming from Liardet street, and found it emanat ed from Perawne, who had to be lock ed up in conisequence of his co...