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Fire Cart Axle Breaks. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
-Fire Cart Axle Breaks. Three firemen of the Port Mel bourne Brigade were driving rapidly in one of the horse-carts from the station on Tuesday morning along Nott Street, in connection wiilh cir cuit work that entailed their travel ling as swiftly as possible. As the conveyance was dashing over a pitched crossing the impact of the wheels against the stones caused the axle of the cart to break in the cen tre. and beneath the middle of the body of the vehicle. Both wheels cauted inwardly as the damaged axle let the body of the cart down on to the road. The horse was pulled up by the driver, and the other two men speedily made the call required. It was fortunate that the axle gave way where it did. Had the axle snapped near one of -the wheeis at the rate the cart was travelling, a danlgerous capsize would have oc curred, and the men in the convey ance might have been severely in jured.
FARMER DIES ON VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
FARMER DIES ON VISIT. Mr. Michael Fallon, a farmer from Bunyip, called at the residence of friends at Albert Park on Monday MIarch 29, spent the night there, and oi Tuesday came to Port Melbourne North to visit other friends there. When he arrived at his friend's resi dence in Port MIelbourne North, Mr. Fallon complailned that he was very unwell, and Dr. Charles J. Sabelberg was Sent for. In the absence of Dr. Sabelberg,. Dr. Davis called on MIr. Fallon, found him suffering from a serious ailment in the stom ach, aid treated him accord ingly. When Dr. Sabeerg called- at the residence of M" r. Fal lon's friends on Wednesday morning to see him, Mr. Fallon was in a state of collapse: Shortly afterwards he succumbed. The death was reported to the police. Senior-constable Mac kal forwarded a report to the Coroner, who gave an order for btiial. llAn enquiry- ias not deemed necessary.
A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
A.N.A. 'There was a fair atendance at the last meeting of the Port Melbourne branch of the-A.N.A., held on Tues day evening, the President, Mr. E. E. Ewar~ t was in the chair. The com mittee tendered its report, which was received and adopted. Mr. L. W. Brereton was elected a fnll-privilege member, and three propositions for membership were received. The sick visitor tendered his report, which was received. Messrs. Gill and Hiaigins tendered their report oi the Annual Conference, which, after some dis cussion, was received and adopted. It was decided, on the motion of Messrs. HTiggins and Gill, that a letter ot congratulation ie sent to the Port Fairy Branch for the manner lin which they had carried out the ar rangements for the Annual Confer ewce.
OUR FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
OUR FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. A.W.A. Members of the Port Melbourne A.W.A. held their usual meeting on Mlarch 31st. Owing to tlhe abhence through illness of the President. the ex-President took the chair. One new member was enrolled, and two propositions 'eceived for member ship. The ex-President welcomed the President and Secretary and mInem bers of the. Albert Park branch. f-Toliday leave of absence was grlan ted to Mrs. Borowski and Miss Brookshaw. A hearty vote of thanks was )iassed to Mrs. Suffolk for kindness in lend ing her house at Chelsea on March 13th for the week-end to the mem hers. 7cording to reports at the meeting, they all had a good time. .?Mrs. Porrit has kindly offered her house at Cockatoo for the same pur pose on the last Saturday in April, and a good muster is expected there. A hearty vote of thanks was also passed to Mrs. Borowsli for the ex cellent manner in which she had carried out her duties as social see retary. At the previous meeting of this .branch, letters o...
PORT MELBOURNE FOOTBALL CLUB. Old and New Players Meet To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
PORT MELBOURNE FOOTBALL CLUB. Old and New Players Meet To-day. A practice match will be-played on the local cricket ground to-day be tween the old and new players of the Port Melbourne Football Club. There is every prospect of the Club having a tearm that will have to be reckoned with inl the finals, judging by the calibre of the players available. Mar tin Gotz, thle ex-Carlton player, has been selected coach of the team'. hMembers' tickets can now be obtained from meiibers of the committee at the usual fee: 5/-; boys, 2/6; and The Club's fixtures are as fol lows: April 24th, North Melbourne, at North Melbourne; May 1st, Brighton, at Port Melbourne; May 8th, Haw thorn, at Hawthorn; May 15th, E. sendon, at Port Melbourne; May 22nd. Brunswick. at Brunswick; May 29th. Prnhran, at Port Melbourne; June 5th, Footscray, at Footscray; June 12th, Northcote, at Westgarth (Northcote); June 19th, Williams town, at Port Melbourne; June 26th, North Melbourne, at Port Melbourne; July 3rd. Brighton...
EASTER SERVICES Address by Anglican Vicar. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
EASTER-SERVICES Address by Anglican Vicar. On Good Friday evening Rev. W. McKie, vicar of Holy Trinity Church, gave an address (illustrated with fine...antern views)? .describing events *preceding the Crucifixion : and the Great, Sacrifice Itself. Tihe illumin ated studies screeld included por t.rarts of the road to Jerusalem, along which our-. Lord passed on Palm Sunday; the point on that high way where the first commanding view of .the city was obtained,- and upon which Jesus paused and lamen ted for Jerusalem; the multitude wel coming the Saviour, and surging to the Temple; the place where the chief priests and elders sought from Christ by wha~t authority he did these things; our Lord's cleansing the temple by casting out them that bought and sold therein; preparing the Feast; Christ washing his dis ciples' feet, and by his example ex horted them to humility; the Lord's Supper (observed to-day, 1,900 years later, in every laInd); Gethsemane, whither Jesus went after the supper, a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
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Methodist. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
Methodist. Rev. R. S. Joyce conducted a se vice in the Methodist Church, Gr: ham Street, on Good Friday mon it ing. His text was Heb. x. 12 al U' 13: "But This Man, after He hk S offered one sacrifice for sins foreve ir sat down on the right hand of Go 1n from henceforth expecting till H 1n enemies be made His footstool." his discourse the reverend geutlemi r dealt with the sufferings of Chri t and. their special contemplation 1 r, nifikind at Easter. Mrs. Mon house, A.L.C.M., presided at t organ. Mr. Rooney, of the Bounda Street Mission, took the services Graham Street on'Sunday mornini In the evening Mr. Joyce preachl from 1. Cor. xv., 20: "But now Christ risen from the dead, and b come the first fruit of them th slept." At all services the congr gations were'large. The choir ga'
Presbyterian. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
Presbyterian, On Sunday evening Rev. J. Dun lop Landel's text at the Presbyterian Church was Matt. 28: 7. The ipreacher described the jealous care iof the authorities responsible 1? Christ's Crucifixion, to guard !His iody, The tomb was closed, sealed, anid guarded by soldiers strictly or iered to watch well that no one night steal the body. Going up to the Sepulchre the First Easter Morn ing, the women wondered how the stone might be removed to enable them to _erform the offices they con templated. When they reached the tomb, the body w'as gone, and an angel sat upon the stone. And the angel said to the women, in the words of the text;'"Go quickly, and tell. His disciples that He has risen from the dead.'"sThey were filled with great joy. for what a blessed message' was theirs, Christ had risen; not, for a certain time, but for Evermore. The text invited atten tion to the Resurrection as a fact at tested by the many who saw the risen Christ. The Resurrection was :ecorded by the uns...
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. Mrs. Middleton, secretary-of the Port Melbourne Mayoral local fund, acknowledges:-Graham street State School, 2/6; Per Mlrs. Wyatt's card, £3/14/; (including Mrs. W. Mc Gregor's donation of £2/2/- and Mr. Feast £1/1/-, with £1 from Mx.s. Park); White Rose Lodge, 15/-; one doz. flags sold by Mrs. Gaylor, 3/2. The Committee, owing to unforseen circumstances, have. postponed,.the L~idies' Nov;elty Night from Monday next till the following Monday (19th inst..
Edwards—Freeman. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
Edwards-Freeman. A pretty wedding was the marriage of Miss Maud Freeman, second eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Freeman, of "Alma," Esplanade East, Port Melbourne, to Mr; Herbert Ed wards, youngest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwards. of Clunes, Vic toria, celebrated at Holy Trinity Church on Saturday. April 3rd. The clergyman was the Rev. W. MeKay. There was a large attendance of friends of the bride and bridegroom at the ceremony. Immediately on en tering the church the bride was pre sented by Miss Eileen Brown with a very pretty horseshoe .of white satin decorated with orange blossom. The bride, who was given away by her father (a very old'and respected resident of the Port) were a very pretty dress of ivory crepe-de-chene relieved with point lace with wreath and veil of orange blossom; She carried a handsome bouquet of white roses and nsparagas fern, and was attended by her sister, Misses Gladys and Ethel Freeman, and Miss Doris Edwards (niece of the bridegroom. The Miss...
UNEMPLOYMENT. Public Meeting. Greater Effort Urged. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
UNEMPLOYMENT. Public Meeting. Greater Effort Urged. A fairly large number of residents of Port Melbourne attended a pub lic meeting -convened by the mayor (Cr. T. Smith) on Wednesday night in the Port Melbourne Town Hall. The gathering was augmented by some of the unemployed from the city. Mr. R. L. Mason moved: "That this meeting appeals to the .Governmaent for a more active and permanent solution of the Uinemploy ment difficulty." Mr., E. Maynard seconded the motion. Mr. S. Mauger supported the reso lution. He keenly recognised the need for greater activity in efforts "Edi solving the unemployed difficulty. He had said before-and he repeated it- that there had been a determina tion in a conservative section of the ddmmunity to break down our indus trial legislation and render abortive our wages board.system. The reduc tion of wages and the lowering of the standard of living were conducive to social anarchy. The attempt, which he condemned, was not going to suc ceed. No Government ...
CRICKET. Sub-District Final. Brunswick Premiers. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
ORICKET. Sub-District Final. Brunswick Premiers.. The match between Hawthorn andl Brunswick for premiership honors inl the Sub-District Association was concluded on the Port Melbourne ground on Saturday. Hawthorn were disposed of for 150 (Rimington carrying his hat for 79), against their opponents' 324. Sent ill again Hawthorn made 184, and left Brans wick to score only 11 runs to win. This commission was undertaken by D. Williams and W. Madden. The necessary runs were scored by Wil liams in five scoring hits. The cs·ores were :- - BRUNSWICK. First Innings.... ...... 224 Second Innings. D. Williams, not out ........ 11 W. Madden, not out .. ..... .. 0 No wickets for ...... 11 HAWTHORN. First Innings ........ .. 150 Secbnd Inuings. H. W. Francis, b Caim ...... 3 S. Rimington, b Cailn ........ 19 C. Robinson, Ibw, 1) Williams .. 43 F. Littlefield. b Cain ...... . 3 B. C. Soden, b Williams ...... 20 h. Waters, lbw, b Williams .. 17 N. McLeod, b. Williams ...... 1 H. Smith, b Green . .....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
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VOLUNTEER'S ADDRESS. Appeal for Men. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
VOLUNTEER'S ADDRESS. Appeal for Men. TheGraham-street Methodist Church Was filled with a large congregation .?Snday night, March 28th, when an address was delivered by Mr. Oliver IHarris, a probationer in the Minis try. who has volunteered for service in the Ambulance Corps of the Aus tralian army for active service. The c?nause of our country, Mr. Harris said, was infinitely the cause of Christ. There had been no divorce between our country's cause and Christianity. It was n6ble to serve one's country, but nobler still when one's country's cause was righteous. In explanation of his own offer to serve at the front, the speaker said that one did not lightly turn aside from the Ministry of the Church, but to-day the world was in a state of crisis. and Christian ideals were menaced, hence his own action. War was not a permanent condition of mankind. Our Father never intend ed us to kill one another. In this war there was something foreign, and opposed to God's will. What was the cause?...
Metropolitan Trams. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
Metropolitan Trams. At the meeting of the Port Mel bourns Council on March 30th, Cr, Walter moved that this council is not in favor of the present Tramway Trust, taking over the assets of the present company,. but asks that the Government should at once pass a bill instituting a new trust on demo cratic lines, of which the representa tives should be elected by the rate payers, and that the trams be run in the interests of the municipalities concerned. The motion was carried.
GERMAN IN COURT. Charge of Obscene Language. Anti-British Utterances Alleged. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
GERMAN IN COURT. Charge of Obscene Language. Anti-British Utterances Alleged. Before Mr. Hester, J.P., at the Port Melbourne Court on hMonday, Albert Mahl, a naturalised Germaa, was charged with using obscene lan guage in a public place. The ae cused, for whom Mr. J. Nolan ap peared, pleaded not guilty. The defendant consented to the case being tried by one justice. Richard George Rogers, wharf labourer, .residing at 368 Dorcas-st., South Melbourne, said that between 4 and 5 o'clock on Saturday after noon he was in a wine saloon in Beach street. The defendant was present. In conversation with another man on the war, Mahl said: "I told you before, and I tell you again, the Germans will have the best of this in six or eight months. The English and French are no - good." Proceeding, the accused continued to-decry the Allies till the witness could stand no more, and he put Mahl out of the bar. Mahl returned with the police, and de manded to know why he had been put out. To the constable...
'Natives' Discussion. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
'Nlatives' Discussion. The items in the Conference dele gate's report which created the most discussion at the 'Natives' meetiiing on Tuesday evening were the aboli tion of liquor from A.N.A. functions: the introductioni of the totalisator. and the Murray Water Scheme. Messrs. Nugent and Burke took very keen interest in the report, and both discussed it freely. MIr. Nugent took the view that it was right for the Board to instruct the Branch as to its annual function, while MIr. Burke thought it iwas -to some extent inter fering with the liberty of the subject. Cr. Gill, on the other hand, wanted to see the liquor trade nationalised, thereby, he affirmed, guaranteeing the pure article.
Benefit to Mr. Dyson. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 April 1915
Benefit to Mr. Dyson. A complimentary night will be ten dered' Mi. Will Dyson in the Vic toria Picture Theatre, Graham street, on Monday evening. There will be a release of Some most att'active cilnemas, including a great army and navy study, "In the King's Service," depicting marvellous military work, manoeuvring at sea, and aerial flights. A great galaxy of entertain ing talent will contribute bright num bers. The artists who have offerdd their services include the -favourite, Kent Duo, F. C. Wood, Beattic and Doris, Misses Jean Myers, Beattie Ison, Annie Wilson, Ivy Mummery, Rosie Donnelly, Nuittall Sisters, Jessie Massey, Vera Kent. Messrs. Cal Gay, Joe Wallace, Bluffo, Ken. 71cKay, Roth Bros., George Keenan, Wallie Fullarton, Frank Barbour. A crow ded house is anticipated, and patrons should come early. The effort is being organised by Mrs. Powell, of the Shamrock Hotel, Bank street, South Melbourne, and Mrs. Kent.