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LABOR LEAGUE. Question to be Asked Joining Members. Membership Fall—From 240 to 73 in Two Years. "Importing" a School Caretaker. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 March 1915
LABOR' LEAGUE. Question to be Asked Joining Members. Membership Fall-. From 240 to 73 In Two Years. "Importing" a School Caretaker. Under the presidency. of Mr. E. Cremer, the local Labor League met in the supper room at the town hall on Monday evening. Mr. Gee. Sang ster, M.L.A., Cr. Gill, and Cr. Mur phy (South Melbourne) were the public representatives present; New Members. Four propositions for membership were received and admitted. Cr. Gill asked whether the constitutional practice of asking intending members whether they belonged to unions or were eligible for membership to unions was being carried out. The president said such procedure was new to him. Cr. Gill said it was laid down at the last conference. It was agreed that in future the secretary ask joining members whether they be longed to unions, or were eligible to join unions acd had not done so. State Electorate Council. Cr. Murphy, returning officer for the poll taken for the State Elector ate Council, reported the re...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
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MASONIC CHORAL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
* MASONIC CHORAL SERVICE. For a number of years a Masouic Choral Service has been held in the South Melbourne Town Hall, under the guidance of the Rev. C. Tregear, for the purpose of raising funds for an "Old Folks' Tea," for residents in Port and South MIelbourne over 60 years. This event, which is under the patronage of the South Melbourne, Miiddle Park. and Port Melbourne' Freemasons' Lodges, will be held on Su)lday next, at 3 o'clock, at the South Melbourne Town Hall. We are requested to remind the members of the Sandridge Marine Lodge and their friends not to forget the date, as it is desired to make the service a success, particularly in view of the fact.that there is a likelilhood of this being the last year of V.W. Bro. C. Tregear's service in South Melbourne.
YACHTING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
YACHTING. The following boats started in the club race, held on Saturday last: Valkyrie, 20 rmins.; Beta, 23 'mins.; Rambler, 33 mins.; Latona, 35 mins.; Winsome, 38 mins.; Myra B., 39 mins. The course was the usual one of about nine miles, starting from the lagoon pier. The race proved a very exciting contest between the Val kyrie and the Beta. After a hard race the Valkyrie finished just three minutes ahead of the Beta. This provided a tie between the two boats under ordinary circumstances, but unfortunately the Beta at the start* hit the starthing buoy and vas called back by the judge. For some reason the Beta did not return and is ac cording to rules disqualified; this, in view of the very fine race, is ex tremely bad luck for her crew. To day a race will be held over the same course, starting at 3.15 p.m. The entrants and handicap~ are:-Thera, scr.; Valkyrie, 20 mins.; Beta, 23 mins.; Rambler and Frolic, 38 mins.; Latona, 40 mins.; Winsome and Myra B., 45 mins.
IRON QUOITS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
IRON QUOITS. Notes by "Pin Head." ...-. Port club had a walk-over last Saturday, and decided to have a sweepstake tournament to keep in practice. Harry Tucker, who played consistently and extraordinarily well right through the afternoon, won from J. Simmons. Port's big turna ment, for vhich Matt. Ryan donated £7/7/- for first prize and Ern. Wale £3/3/ for second, will start on Good Friday morning and some interesting games will be witnessed. Ports will play their last pennant game for this season to-day, when. they meet Mlelbourne City at South Yarra. The van will-leave the club-. room at 2 sharp. . On Monday night the club are hold ing a euchre tournament for a ladies' silver mounted umbrella, presented by Mrs. Ryan. Members are urged to "roll up" and enjoy a sociable evening. During the week nights several games were played in the tourna ments. In the open tournament the best game was between Ern. Lobb and Penhall; Lobb playing great. quoits won rather easily. The best game in the...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Unemployed Woman. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
ITEMS OF NEWS. Unemployed Women. There was only a small gathering, of ladies at the meeting convened:by the Mayor, Cr. T. Smith, Thursday afternoon, to consider means of re gistering, the names of women and girls in Port Melbourne out of em ployment. The Mayor said that a, register -had been opened at the Port Melbourne Town Hall. Women and girls out of work should register their names. Any district employer need ing employes could inspect the re gister and engage suitable hands. The Government would be advised of the number of unemployed women .and girls in the district.. Addresses were delivered by Dr. Edith Barrett, and Miss Lewis. The Mayor an nounced tllat he had received a donation of £1/1/- from Mr. W. J. Bellion. In closing the meeting, Cr. Smith said if necessary he would call another one. I Roistering Sailor. Charged with being drunk and dis orderly at 12.45 *a.m. on Wednesday, Timothy Duggan, a seaman, was at 10 o'clock the same morning brought before Mr. A. Hester, J.P. ...
FIRE AT PORT MELBOURNE. Oil Store Demolished. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
FIRE AT PORT MELBOURNE. Oil Store Demolished. Fire broke out in a store in Quinn street (off Ingles street), rPort Mel bourne, shortly after six o'clock on Wednesday evening. "The building -a large galvanised iron structure was leased by the Neptune Oil Co., and was filled with casks and large cans of valuable oils. Fed by the highly inflammable contents of the building, the fire spread rapidly, and within a few minutes had enveloped a large section of the store. From the burning oils a tremendously large and dense cloud of smoke arose, and was borne by the wind in the direction of the river towards West Melbourne. The outbreak was discovered by an employe of Messrs. J. Kitchen and Sons, whose works were separated only by the width of Quinn street from the oil company's store. The alarm was given, and quickly some of Messrs. Kitchen's men ran out the works' reel, and were directing a stream of water on to the fire when the brigades arrived. Men from the factory succeeded in saving a...
Improvement to Show Windows. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
Improvement to Show Windows. The show windows of Messrs. Moore and Company's drapery establishment have just been ceiled, backlted and par titrioned with artistically emnbossed metal. The ilmprovement has some very com mendable features, of which two are very obvious. Firstly the lighting is made much better, and itecondly out from the light background the goods taken for dis play from the firm's large stocks of very latest lines show in a pleasing relief their perfections at first glance. This is con spicuously so in the millinery display. in which the distinctive charm of the models on view are evident at once. This last improvement. which in addition to the advantages, already mentioned,makles the windows entirely dust proof, keeps the establishment foremost among the best shops in the town. The work was cap ably executed by Mr. Geo. Brown, builder and contractor, of Esplanade East, Porti: Melbourne.
Dressing Shelters for Bathers. Building Deferred. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
Dressing Shelters for Bathers. Building Deferr.ed. The Surveyor reported that a bathers' dressing shelter, 48 x 12, and similar to that on the west side of the railway could be built for £45 by day labor. The contract price of Mr. M'Donald was £48. Cr. Page: What about the other sheds that cos·t £120 when material was much cheaper? Cr. Howe: Were you in the Coun cil then? Cr. Page: No. The Chairman: I move that we pro. eed with the next business, as we have no money. As an amendment, Cr. Tucker moved that further consideration of the matter be deferred only till the "general" part of the Surveyor's re port was dealt with. - Cr. Page seconded the amendment. Cr. Tucker opposed the motion. He said that the bathing shelter was ne cessary for the ratepayers. At this stage it was useless to say, "We have not £45." At the last meeting, the purchasing of rails at £89 was coqn templlated. Why then could the Council not find £45 for the erection of a bathing shelter for the conveni ence of th...
Cooking Demonstration. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
Cooking Demonstration. In the Montague State school on Wednesday afternoon, a cooking de monstration was given by one of the department's culinary experts. The visitors numbered over 100, and among them were many residents from Port Melbourne. The ladies took a keen interest in the work. The demonstration covered the prepara tion of a--dinner embracing gravy soup, ragout rabbit--with peas and potatoes, and apple pie to follow. In reply to a question the demonstrator said that the basis of buying was on a meal for six persons for an outlay of 2/6. Demonstrations are held every Wednesday afternoon. German Found Dead. The body of Geo. Sujr, was found on the foreshore on Thursday morn ing about 6 o'clock by Valentine English, a young man employed by Miessrs; Swallow and Ariell. As. English was walking along the fore shore,-he saw the body of a man, who appeared to have expired holding a revolver in his right hand. On the right side of the head was a bullet wound. The police were apprise...
PORT MELBOURNE COUNCIL. In Committee. Minutes Questioned. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
PORT MELBOURNE COUNCIL. In Committee. Minutes. Questioned. At the Port Melbourne Municipal Council on Tuesday night, in com mittee of Public Works, relative to the offer of Diereks and Go., to sup ply 99 yards of steel track for plate tramways for £51/10/-, Cr. Tucker queried the minute of the last cqm mittee meeting. The minute read: "Cr. Crichton moved, Cr. Sinclair seconding, that the letter be received and same obtained.-Carried." Cr. Tucker said that when the let ter first came up, the Surveyor in re aly to Cr. - Sinclair, said that he thought Diercks was a Dutch firm. The Surveyor: It is an Australian firm. Cr. Tucker: I asked how long the rails had been in the country. Mr. Heath said two years or more. I said then that I did not care about it. Cr. Crichton remarked that he did not care about it, either. Cr. Howe said that it looked a bit "fishy." I asked the Surveyor would he recommend the purchase to the Council. He said yes. On that I understood that the recommendation of M...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
CRICKET. The third grade semi-final between the Railway United and Balmain teams was continued on Saturday at Albert Park. At the conclusion of the first day's play, Balmain in their first innings made 74, and the Rail way United had lost four wickets for 52 runs. Resuming play on Satur day, Railway United carried their score to 111; Cardwell and Wapshott batting nicely for 19 each. Balmain, in their second innings, lost six wic kets for 84. Scores: Balmain. First Innings ...... .. ..74 Second Innings-Six for .. 84 SBowling.-McDonald, two wickets for 14; Edwards, two for 20; Card well. one for 14; Birchi one for 13. Railway United. First Innings. Reilly, stpd., b Barr. ....... ..21 Tyrrell, b Barnr ........ .. 7 Croft, b Barr .......... 9 Britten, run out .......... 2 McDonald, c and b Morrison . 8 Neuchew, b Hillard ........ 4. Wapshott, b Morrison .... . 19 iMoxham, c and b Hillard .... 8 Cardwell, c and b Colemani .. 19 Edwards, o and b Barr .. .. . 8 Birch, not out ..... ... ......
Foreshore Beautification. Varying Ideas. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
Foreshore Beautification. Varying Ideas. The syllabus item was a discus siQu on the best method of improving the foreshore. Mr. H. Brereton advocated the erection of a stone-wall between the piers on similar lines to that existing at South Melbourne. Between the wall and the Beach-street footway, he thought suitable soil should be deposited for the creation of a gar dens. and that a gravel drive for vehicles should extend through tlhe centre of the reserve. Mr. Geo. Allison advocated the adoption of ideas from other coun tries, but admitted that if a similar improvement scheme to that existing at the Williamstown back beach wafs brought about residents would have nothing to complain about. He thought something should be done to induce the people of Melbourne to the foreshore. even if hot water had to be supplied gratis. Mr. Quinn said all seemed to re frain from touching upon the vital point whel speaking of foreshore im provement. Nothing of a drastic nature could be accomplished u...
FOOTBALL. South Ports' Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
FOOTBALL. South Ports' Club. A pleasant evening was spent by members of the South Ports' Football Club at their meeting at Whittle's Freemuasons' Hotel. The proceed ings concluded with musical items. The following officers were elected: President, Mr. A. Whittle; secretary, MIr. J. Kearley; assistant secretary, Mr. C. Lewis; treasurer, Mr. R. Byrne; selection committee, Messrs. Percy Lewis, C. Lewis, McLevy, and the captain and vice-captain; work ing committee, Messrs. M'Levy (e.), V. Annensen, A. Kenarley, A. Fcrris. and Johnston. A vote of thanks was passed to the chairman, "Mr. McLevy. The next meeting will be held. at Whittle's Hotel on Thursday, April 1\ 1915.
WITH THE NATIVES. Members Discuss Foreshore Beautification. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
WITH THE NATIVES. Members Discuss Foreshore Beauti fication. The president (Mr. E. E. Ewart) presided over a fair attendance of members at the branch meeting of the Australian Natives' Association on Tuesday evening. The general business consisted of considering a reply from the Dispen sary Conimittee relative to a com plaint lodged by the branch in regard to its executive officers being shifted from' pillar to post, and eventually put into a back room on the occasion of a recent meeting night. Mr. Ferns, secretary to the committee, wrote, stating that the inconvenience caused would be obviated for the future. The reply was deemed satisfactory. The metropolitan committee for warded a cheque for £12/10/, re presenting its proportion of contri butions paid on behalf of members on active service.-Received. Regarding the forination of a rifle competition, the Metropolitaui Com mittee stated this was being arranged for. The nominatioi fee was 10/-, and it was suggested that in lieu of a ...
NEIGHBOURING COUNCILLORS CONFER. Mutual Interest Stated. In Disposal of Bend Land. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
NEIGHBOURING. :COUNCILLOR CONFER. .;,iMutual ,Interest Stated. . In Disposal of Bend Land. The Williamstown Council has:been anxious to get-into closer touch-with. 'ouar civic fathers in order that mat ters of mutual concern might be con sidered: These naturally, from Wil liamstown point of view, chiefly re late to the Williamstown short road, through Fisherman's Bend, which re duces the distance between that municipality and the City of Mel bourne by about four miles. A conference of representatives from Williamstown and Port Mel bourne took place in the Mayor's room last week. The Williamstown representatives were the Mayor (Cr. Heriot), and Crs. Treganowan, McNeilage, Liston, and Dennis. Port Melbourne was represented by the Mayor (Cr. Smith), and Crs. Crich ton, Tucker, Sinclair, and Page. As the outcome of the conference the following report was presented to the Council on Tuesday evening last, the. Mayor moving for adoption, se conded by Cr. Sinclair: "An informal discussion t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
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WATERMAN ART UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
WATERMAN ART UNION. Results:-1st, 8789; 2nd, 4810; 3rd, 8054; 4th, 1380; 5th, 5171; 6th, 1799; 7th, 9711; 8th, 7171; 9th, 4117; 10th, 3303; 11th, 6115; 12th, 4834; 13th, 6514; 14th, 1383; 15th, 2247; 16th, 7589; 17th, 6471; 18th, 2558; 19th, 2848; 20th, 3366; 21st, 4929; 22nid, 2183; 23rd, 5809; 24th, 4784; 25th, 2798; 26th,-8043; 27th, 7393; 28th, 2070; 29th, 542; 30th, 5006; 31st, 62; 32nd, 8897; 33rd, 4739; 34th, 1808; 35th, 5768, 36th, 8820. ", he Standard." "To fight with its might In the cause of Right, Is the duty of the Press." ADVANCE PORT MELBOURNE. SATURDAY, MARCH 271h, 1915
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
PORT ELBOURNE PIOT'U RE TCRbAT E, 'illlLAC I'E, CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN EVERY EVENING. SUNDAY EVENING A Special Programme at 8 o'clock. MATINEE at 2.30 p.m. Every Saturday. Professional Orchestra This Theatre is Conducted en tirely by UNION LABOR. SPECIAL PRIZES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS at the Matinee To-day, AT 2 30 p.n. SPECIAL OTICE Commencing on Easter Monday Night, the usual bi-weekly change of Pro gramme will take place each Monday and I hurs day. i·nstead of Wednes day and Saturday as at present. Pictures to be screened during the week: Topical Budget WAR NEWS. Australian Expedi tionary Forces in Egypt. The Mayor's Manicure. Powerth Press (Four Parts). A Joke in Jerks. Wages of Sin (Three Parts). Carmen's Washing Day. The Man Who Slept Across the Court Trey of Hearts (Series No. 1). Jack Spratt, Special Con stable. Skirmishing in France. Way of Life. A Faithful Horse. The Adult Girl Who Got S Busy. Fresh Programme each Sunday Night. PRICES: DREISS CIRCLE - - Is. S...