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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
LESS TO WORRY OVER. If mothers never allowed a cold to run twenty-four hours without at tention there would be less sickness to worry over. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy should always be kept in the home where there are children. It is a perfect remedy for coughs, colds, whooping cough, and bron chitis, and if given at the first symp toms will ward off the attack. Sold by E. Parsons. A! PAINFUL SWELLING. On ally part of the body may, if neglected, end in some kind of sore, such as a boil, carbuncle, ulcer, ab scess, fistula, etc. To prevent such a result, apply Dr. Sheldon's Mag netic Liniment. This will relieve the pain, draw out the inflammation, re duce the swelling, and drive away the entire trouble. Accept no sub stitute. Price, 1/6 and 3/. Obtain able everywhere. TIME SAVED. By paying your insurance premi umrns at our offices. 272-274 Bay street, Port Melbourne, you will save time and inconvenience. Registered agents for all the insurance com panies.-CHAPMAN & CO., Estate...
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
ELItCTKRIC SPARKS. "Infamous!" was the comment of the Mayor on the vandalism commit ted by the breakers of street lighting lamps. The police magistrate is due to visit the local court on Monday, and will deal with the several cases aris ing out of the recent raid on men employed on the Port pier. To the Council committee on Tues day night Cr. Sinclair complained of the depositing of tin trimmings near the cricket ground. The committee will recommend stopping the practice complained of. Correspondents and secretaries are kindly asked to bear in mind that next Friday will be Good Friday, and to have their "copy" for next week's "Standard" reach this office at least a day earlier than usual. Over a gate that fell from its fas tenings a ratepayer tripped lately, and injured one of his knees. Cr. Tucker, who reported the incident to the Council urged that the gate should have, been securely hinged. For the Belgian Relief Fund a 121b. box of Cadbury's best chocolates will be sold to-night...
PORT THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
PORT THEATRE. It is intimated by advertisement in this issue that, commencing on Easter Monday night. the usual changes of pictures will take place every Monday and Thursday. A "full bill" will be submitted at the theatre each eveninc next week, including numerous "star" subjects. For Saturday, Monday and Tuesday "The Australian Expeditionary Forces in Egypt," "The Power of the Press," and " Wages of Sin'" are the leading features. and for Wednes. day. Thursday and Friday, the first part of the serial film "Trey of Hearts," and " Way of Life."
FORGIVING WIFE. Overlooks Husband's Fault. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
FORGIVING WIFE. Overlooks Husband's Fault. On a charge of deserting his wife. Percy Leonard Harris appeared be fore Messrs. A. Hester, and Testro, J.'sP.. at the Port Melbourne Court on Tuesday morning. Mr. J. Nolau appeared for the com plainant, who on Mionday had her husband arrested. Mr. Nolan said that as a result of a conversation between the defendant's solicitor, Mr. Rogers, and the paities, and him, the wife had agreed to withdraw the charge. Mir. Nolan added: "There was amnple justification for the war rant, according to my instructions." The complainant, who had a baby in her arms, gave evidence. She had agreed to withdraw the charge. She was now satisfied that her husband would support her, and make a home. Mr. Hester: You are a young couple, let this be a lesson to you. The charge was withdrawn.
A. W. A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
A. W. A. The members of the Port Mel bourne Branch of the Australian Women's Association held their fort nightly 'imeeting: on March 17, when the president, Miss Hodges, was in the chair. Two propositions for membership were received. The con ference delegates, Mesdames Porrit, and Suffolk, gave a short-report of the conference,. at which a motion was passed that the A:W.A. branches combined donate £100 to the Belgian Relief Fund. This branch is raffling a handsome gold basket bracelet. Tickets, ld. each, can be obtained from members. During the evening some good games of bowls were play ed between members of the home, and Albert Park branches, and the Port Melbourne A.N.A. In some of the games the gentlemen just won, although the ladies were only novices. A competition match for ladies was also played, and the trophy, which was donated by Miss Lietzow, was won by Miss Summers. Next meeting night, March 31, a "Mock Wedding" for ladies only, and a "Pound Night" will be held. Each lad...
OUR FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. Inter-Lodges Bowls Tournament. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
- OUR FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. Inter-Lodges Bowls Tournament. "In connection with the Inter-socie ties' Bowls Tournament, a meeting of representatives was held in the Tem perance Hall odn Monday pnight last. Reports were received from dele gates, and already twelve societies have decided to enter teams. The Normanby and Rechabite Lodges have each entered two teams. Cr. Tucker has been .elected chairman, and Mr. W. C. Trewavis secretary and treasurer. Societies that have not yet entered will be allowed to nominate until Monday, April 12th, when entries will close, and the first round will be drawn. Entrance fees must be paid by that date. The fee has been fixed at 5/- a team. Rules to govern the tournament have been drawn up and adopted. Societies that have not yet entered will do well to send a representative, to the next meeting, which will be held in the Temperance Hall oh Monday, April 12. at 8 o'clock.
Excelsiors Beat Royal Oak. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
Excelsiors Beat Royal Oak. The match between an eldven from the Excelsior Club, and a Royal Oaks team, played at Royal Park, resulted in a win for the visitors. The best with the bat were A. Nicholls 15, A. Kifig 23, S. Keyhoe 15, and P. Sel lars 15; and with the ball, A. Nicholls four for 10, and B. Saunders five for 20. To-day the Excelsiors play the Federals off for the premiership. The van will leave for Royal Park at 2 p.m.
ELECTRIC LIGHTING. Illuminating Exterior of Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
ELECTRIC LIGHTING. Illuminating Exterior of Theatre. The management of the Port Melb bourne Picture Theatre obtains from the municipal supply electricity for the motor generator at 2d. per unit (the power rate), according to a atatement made at the meeting of the Port Melbourne Council's Electric Light Committee on Tuesday night. It was further stated that the man agement was entitled to current at the power rate for the bioscope, but for the external lighting of the the atre the management should pay the light rate (5d.). For internal light ing it did pay 5d. The current was switched on when the general demand of the town was at its highest, and the revenue from the supply to the theatre barely covered expenses. Earlier in the evening, Mr. Rogers, on behalf of the management, asked the committee not to'debar the the atre from using the light from the motor generator for external light ing. Weekly at the theatre £40 was paid in wages. During the past 12 months on three occasions the...
Graham Street Wesleyans. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
Graham Street Wesleyans. Last Saturday's match between a team from the Graham street Wes leyans' Club, and a Fairfield eleven was commenced at Port Melbourne. The day's play left the match in an interesting position. Failfield's first innings yielded 78, against Graham street's none for 19. Bowling hon ors on the local side fell to N. Car nie, four for 40; W. Rendall, three for 16, and J. Turner, one for 13. During the afternoon-a bitterly cold one-afternoon tea, dispensed by Vice-president F. Anderson, proved very acceptable, and was much ap preciated. The match-and with it the season as far as the Graham street Wesleyans are concerned will be concluded to-day, when the "mat committee' wfl consist of A. Mathew, T. Quested, and W. Rendall. It is worthy of note that the com mittee did its work well last week.
Druids. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
Druids. A meeting of the Normanby Lodge was held on Wednesday night, March 17, Bro. J. Carlton in the chair. It was resolved to take part in -the game of parlor bowls introduced by 1.0.R. Lodge of Port Melbourne, and that one team be nominated for the forthcoming competitions. A com mittee of three brethren was formed, and Bros. Wale, Fraser, and M'Coll elected. Bro. Wale, P.D.P., moved a hearty vote of thanks to Bro. Nugent P.D.P., for the able manner in which he carried out his duties during his term. The-motion was carried by acclamation. Bro. Nugent suitably responded and said he Would always remember Normanby, where -he had spent imany a real good night with the brethren. Bro. Nugent intro duced hi s.successor. Bro. Irvine, who reported business done at other lodges. Bro. Nugent is to be com mended for having gainedfthe distinc tion of Past District President and for the work he has done for Druid ism in this district.
SEAMEN'S MISSION. Port Melbourne Institute. A New Chapel. Foundation Stone Laid. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
? SEAMEN'S, MISSION. Port Melbouine Institute. A New Chapel. Foundation .Stone.. Laid. In the presence of a large gather ing of -residents and visitors . the Anglican Archbishop (Dr. Lowther Clanrtke) on Monday afternoon last aol emuly dedicated the new chapel in course of erection for the Victorian Missions to Seamen, and next the Port Melbourne Institute. Assisting the Archbishop in the service were Rev. A. G. Goldsmith, M.A. (senior chaplain), and Rev. C. E. Gayer: (chaplain). The foundation stone was laid by Mr. Randal J. Alcock, J.P., and it enclosed a casket contain ing the latest report of the mission, and "jottings from the log." The building when complete will be a handsome brick structui-e, and con tain, in addition to the chapel, three 'administrative apartments, book room, work-room, and ladies' room. The chapel will have a high vaulted roof, and inside the mural adornment will be enhanced by pointed brick work. The estimated cost is .£850. Mr. Walter R. Butler is the ar...
TENNIS. Presbyterian Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
TENIIIS. Presbyterian Club. The final match between Port Mel bourne and Fitzroy was played last Saturday at Albert Park, and, after a? keen contest, Fitzroy won by 10 games. Following are the scores: Mlen's Doubles: Anderson and Gardner (P.AM.) beat Roberts and Jones (F.), 9-7; Paton and Smith (P.M.) lost to ll'Kay and Allison (F.), 6-9. Ladies' Doubles: Misses Anderson and Landels (P.M1.) lost to Misses Mitchell and Smith (F.), 0-6; Misses Wood and Maddern (P.M.) beat Misses' Mitchell and Puppell (F.), 6-3. Mixed Doubles: Anderson and Miss Anderson (P.M.) lost to M'Kay and Miss Mitchell (F.), 2-9; -Gardner and Miss Landels (P.M1.) lost to Roberts and Miss Smith (F.), 4-9; Paton land MIiss Wood (P.M.) beat Jones and Miss Puppell (F.), 9-7; Smith and Miss Maddern (P.M1.) beat Allison and Miss Mitchel! (F.), 9-5. Totals: Fitzroy, 55; Ports, 45. Although defeated Ports were not disgraced, and hope to do better things next. season.
EASTER FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 March 1915
EASTER FESTIVAL. The great musical festival to be given at thile Exhibition Building on Good Friday night, un er the Faulk ner-Smith direction, bidd fair to out rival any of the same management's previous Easter festivals. The most prominent artists have been engaged including Madame Mary Conly, Mad ame .Maggie Stirling, Madame I-IHan sen-Knarhoi, the brilliant violinist; Miss Pauline Bindley, principal sq prano of the Paul Dufault Co.; Miss Flilda Mansfield, Miss Evelyne Camp bell, Mr. Fairhurst Darbyshire, a new English basso; Mfr. John Amadio, the Royal Male Quartett, Miss Agnes Caples, the Magpie Orchestra, and other new artists who are to make their first appearanre. Full particu lars may be obtained at the Pinnola Co., 252 Collins-street, Melbourne.
OUR FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. Rechabites. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
OUR FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. Rechabites. At the meeting of the Rechabite Lodge, held on 1March 25, Bro. J. Greig, C.R., was in the chair. When the usual business was dealt with, Bro. W. Watson gave an account of his trip to Warrnambool, to attend the Rechabite Conference. Bro. Wat son gave a full and interesting ac count of his experiences, especially the drag drive. In his report was in cluded the resolution carried by the conference to exact a levy of 3d. per member per quarter to pay for our brethren who are serving their coun try. Seven of our members have gone to the war or are at Broadmeadows, expecting to go any time. Bro. Tre wavis reported on the bowls tourna ment, and stated that entries would close on April 12, and that there were 14 teams already nominated. A mo tion. that £20 be set aside for ex penditure for the jubilee celebrations, and 10/- for entrance fee for bowls tournament (two teams) was car ried. Bro. J. Greig, C.R., gave an interesting account of his visit to the ...
IRON QUOITS. Ports' Great Win. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
IRON QUOITS. -4-- Ports' Great Win. Notes by "Pin-Head." Last Saturday, Ports took a splen did team to South Yarra to play Mel bourne City, many supporters ace companying the combination. It was the last pennant game of the season, so all players made up'their minds to enjoy themselves, and they did. Melbourne City had only?ive play ers, but they had all made names in the quoit world, but when matched with Ports they made little show. Penhall (Ports) defeated Sneddion, one of the champions of the asso ciation by eight points. E. Lobbs (Ports) defeated Collins by 10, C. Bourke (Ports) defeated Greenwood by 12, J. Simmons (Ports) surprised all by defeating Reekie by 17 points, and H. Hammond gave R. Sterry, an other star in the quoit firmament, a thrashing by defeating him by 17 points. On the five games played, Ports had a lead of 64, but won the match by 189 points-a rather good margin. Ports have been unlucky this season, very rarely being able to get their full strength together. ...
ANNUAL SWIMMING RACES. Graham School Day. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
ANNUAL SWIMMING RACES. Graham School Day. The annual swimming matches of the Graham School Swimming Club took place on Friday afternoon, March 19. The day was favorable for swimming, and the events were keenly contested, and the programme was carried out without a hitch. The most successful swimmer was Alan Howlett, whose.brother, Alex. How lett. so well-known in football and swimming circles, is now at the front in Egypt, with the First Australian Expeditionary Force. Alan Howlett won the school championship. He also tQok first place in the diving and in Stubbs' Handicap, besides being placed in the breast and back strokes and the release and rescue event. Cr. Sinclair and M1essrs. Russell and Stranaghan acted as judges, and Major Barclay officiated as starter and gave every satisfaction. ' The citizens of Port Melbourne subscribed as usual very liberally to the funds. Gold mepals were nresentedi by thA Port Melbourne Swimming Club and Mr.' Stranaghan. Donations were received from ...
Graham Street Wesleyans. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
Graham Street Wesleyans. Last Saturday saw the finish of the season for the Methodist Asso ciation, when the local representa tives managed to defeat Fairfield by three runs on the first inuings. Fai: field had compiled 78, on the previ ous Saturday, and the locals just managed to top this with 81. of which W. Rendall made 19, R. Douglas 15, R. M'I)onnell 11, and G. Trevorrow 11. The visitors then got down hearted and gave up "the ghost of a chance" they had of winning. The past season is the most suc cessful the Wesleys have ]!ad since entering the association in. 1911. They occupy fifth place on the list, with six wins and six losses. The last four matches have been won in succession, the last victory displac ing the leading team and letting an other club in for the premiership. The batting average this season goee to J. Turner, with an average of 14.33, while bowling honors fall to to W. Rendall, who secured 46 wic ;ets at an average cost of 6.93 runs. The team has been capably h...