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MASONIC DANCE. Sandridge Marine Lodge. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
MASONIC-DANCE. ' Sandridge Marine Lodge. The annual social gathering in connection with the above lodge took place at the Town Hall on Wednes day evening, when a very enjoyable evening was spent by about 100 peo ple. Much taste was displayed in the decoration of the hall. and pot plants and foliage were banked up on the platform, with very grateful ef-. feet. The dressing of the ladies was admirable. The W.JM.. Bro. T. I1. Whiter; was assidious in his ef forts to make everybody comfort able, and found able seconders in this matter in Bro. J. W. Mlain, M.C., Bros. Turnbull and I-owe, and the members of the committee. An en joyable musical programmne was con tributed during the evening, and aun excellent conjuring display was given by Bro. Tilbhurn. Bro. G. Ward's catering evoked many expressions of satisfaction. and the nnusic, under the leadership of Mr. Green, was all that- could. be desired.
MISS HURLEY'S PUPILS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
MISS HURLEY'S PUPILS. A successful display in aid of the New School Fund was given in St. Joseph's Hall, on Monday last, by the pupils of Miss 11ey Hurley. The "star" turn on the programme proved to be ,the ,performance of the well-established favorites, Miss Iley Hurley and Ida Peet, who were recalled again and again. Miss May Harris's singing and dancing were much admired; Miss Vera Quinn was well suited to her character; Miss Hazel Moore's singing and . clogging were extra good, and Miss Doris Wal ton's singing of '?My Heart's Bouquet" disclosed considerable promise in this young lady as a public performer. Others who contributed to an enjoyable pro-. grai;mme were Miss Ivy Jackson, Doris Wright, Eily Crowe, Annie Willcocks, and another sweetly singing mite known as Baby Guilding. The farce, "Micky Rooney's Ragtime Band" provoked much laughter. The parts were well sustained by Miss Mary Harris, Baby Peet, aged 5, Vera Quinn, and .Baby Kella. The last-mentioned did very well indee...
OUR SWIMMING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
OUR SWIMMING CLUB. A general meeting of the gentlemen's club was held at the Clubhouse during. the week, the President, MIr. J. H. Holmes, being in the chair. It was again decided to form , an Athletic Club. Several, well-kiown instuctors have consented to gi-e a helping hand and the class will be open to any local resident who cares to take part. Sub scription will be 1/, payable on joining. and :l. per week, whether attending or not. Intending mnembers are requested to communicate at once with %Kr. J. Lock, lion. secretary, as it is intended to comnmence on Thursday. To-day umenbers of the East Melbourne Hiar-. tiers Will pay a visit to the gentlemen's Clubhouse, when a race round the Bond will take place,, starting at about 3.15 p.m. Several members of the Swim ming Club have joined the East Mel bourne Harriers this year; and with Mr. D. Turnbull as their coach are rapidly:. showing, form.: .
PEOPLE ARE SAYING [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: That the school celebrations!of Em pire Day this year were more cordial than usual. That the flag that's braved a thous- y and years the battle and the breeze fluttered from the Town Hall. That one of the councillors passed the word round -and the deed was done. -- . That the bioscope entei'tainment was given at the expense of a former aspirant for municipal honors. That he has been asked to offer himself again, but has refused. That a summoned meeting of the local P.L.C. will be held to consider the question of the alteration of the regular night of meeting. That a change to Saturday even ings would not result in a better at teudance. That the same amount of publicity would not. be gained in the morning dailies, which are devoted mostly to sport. rnuning, etc., on Mondays.
CARE OF THE BABE. Movement To Instruct Young Mothers. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
CARE-OF THE BABE. Movement To Insti'uct Young Mothers. An informal chat with the members of the local council and Nurse Archer, a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union, on the subject of the care of the babies of young mothers took place on Monday even ing. "I only wish," said the nurse, "that the subject might be given wider pub licity." A school for mothers had been running in London for many years, and had exerted a beneficent influence on thousands of young households; It applied, of course, to residents of poorer suburbs, and ap peared to be much appreciated in Richmond, where she was now en gaged. Mothers were taught how to feed babies; how to clothe them ex peditiously; and their progress from month to month was adjudged by the weighing machine. "It was thought," said the nurse, "that it might be of use in Port Mel bourne if a nurse came down here once a fortnight and - assisted the inothers, andgave hints as regarded t:e babies if they were unwell.' If a. suburb c...
GRAHAM ST. METHODIST CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
GRAHAM ST. METHODIST UHURCH The service on Sunday morning will be taken by ;Mr. J. Simmons (Eng land), anad in the evening. the Rev. R. S. Joyce will preach on "Youth's Ambitions," an address intended es pecially for young men. Last Sunday's services were speci ally on "Empire Day." The Rev. Robt. S. Joyece occupied the pulpit morning and evening. The congregations were very large, filling the spacious build ing morning and evening. The morn ing- subject was one that the rev. gentleman' said interested and con cerned the English-speaking races wherever found, viz., "The Loid's Prayer," which he viewed in three as pects, and said that that prayer had a unifying influence upon the British people. At night be took two texts from Proverbs: "Righteousness ex alteth a nation," and "The throne is -established by righteousness." The preacher gave some very interesting facts and showed that moral forces counted for more than any other forces in the life of a nation; that the suipreme thing w...
EMPIRE DAY. Hearty School Celebrations. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
EMPIRE DAY. ---~- Hearty School Celebrations. The school.observances of Empire Day on.Friday, May 22, were more cordial than usual. The children did not go without their accustomed treat, for although the council had refused an application for a donation of £5, the correspondent (Mrs. K. Middle ton) initiated a subscription list and met with a ready response. A bio graph entertainment, the cost of which was defrayed by one ratepayer, was given in the school-grounds in the evening. The celebrations this year were remarkable for the large attendance of parents. Each child was presented "vith a miniature "Union Jack" or Australian flag, and a bag of really good sweets. At. Nott-street the children were formed into a hollow square under the direction of the head master, Mr. A. Richards. The flag was saluted-; cheers for King, Empire and Country were given, and a number of patrio= tic songs was sung. Mr. Sangster, M.L.A., in address ing the children, told them they were there .to salute ...
CORRESPONDENCE. Criticism Resented. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. . Criticism Resented. To the Editor. Sir,-Would you allow me space iin your columns to refer to some of the: remarks passed at the last meeting of the P.L.C., regarding the public nimet-. ing held at the South IMelbourne Town Hall, to protest against the fine of £5; inflicted by a bench of hon. Justices at the South Melbourne Court, on Cr Page. The above meeting was organised by me, and was in no way connected with he P.L.C., so therefore discussion at the branch meeting was altogether out of order, and, to my mind, such discus sion'and criticism should not have been allowed, particularly in my absence. It would be well, too, if luke-warm, or half-hearted Labourites would fortify themselves with facts before they at tempt to speak derogatory of those whose past efforts in the Labour move Inent are a fair reflex of their charac ter. It would be well, too, if charit able chairmen would retain their efforts in that position until they are sought for, and further, when t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
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PORT MELBOURNE RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
PORT MELBOURNE RIF-LE CLUB. Following , are particulars with gard to the Aggregate., Spoon. and V.R.A. shooting, which takes place on Saturday next (14 at 500):-Capt. T. Prest. 2; IHT. Watt. 2; R. .Sutcliffe, 2: J. Gibbons. 2; D. ('. Lang, 3; G. Watt. 4; A. Fadersen. 4; R. Lan. 5:; C. Harradence, 6; J. T. Kinsellu 6; D. Paterson. (i; D. Sinclair, 7; W. Prest, 7; IT. Waller. 7; J. Rummage. 7; N. W. Young. 8; A. Paterson, 8; 1). Molloy 8;: G. T. Jones. 9; A. B. Paterson, 9; A. O'Brieo, 9: W. )O'Brie. 9; J. O'Brien. 9; E. Le Page, 9: C. BloomiHeld. 9; J. Trevil lian. 10; J. \ick. 10; W. A. Coath. 12; A. Reiter, 12-; T. Molloy, 14; A. H. Williaus., 14; P. O'Toole. 20; J. Pol hill, 11; A. Rose, 12; W. Fampton, 1"; C. Emellen, 14: L. Braun, 20'; J I. Whlite. 20. Last Satiurday's shootillng .esiilted as follows:-J. CGibbons. 64 (4 liS; *. T. Kinseii, 62 (0) 68; W. Prisi. L1 (7) 68; G. Watt. 63 (5) ;S: C. IHarrndeiice. 61 (7) 68: R. Sutcliih , (4 (3) 07; D. C. Lang (i1 (L!) 67; L. Braun. 42...
LOCAL LABOUR PARTY. Important Matters Discussed. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
LOCAL LABOUR PARTY. Important Matters Discussed: There: was a sparse attendance at the meeting of the local branch of the P.L.C., on Monday last. The chair was :occupied by the president, Mr. A. Tucker. Co-operative Movement.. The president, in reporting on the meeting that was recefitly held in the local -tovn hall, said he had no doubt that something would be done to com bat the individuals who were trying to draw from the workers a surplus of the amount of money they got loaned to them from week-end to week-end. Councillor Russell said the meeting in question had been faily successful from the point of view of enthusiasm, -if not numbers. Since the meeting he had received a communication from a co-operative society at South Mel bourne belonging to the Socialist party. That society had been in ex istence for a number of years, and they offered to take in Port Melbourne people at 5/- per share.. All iiitere4t accrued to the co-opeIrative principle, During the- past half-year they h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
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Port Baptists (9.9) Beat St. Judes' (4.11). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
Port Baptists (9.9) Beat St. Juides' (4.11). This match was played at Port Mel bourne, the Baptists winning rather easily. Their best player was Stan. Jones, who kicked three goals. T. Jones (2), J. McKay (2), Sievens (1), Rlometsch (1), also played well. The team play Carlton Church of Christ, at Royal Parkn, to-day. Players and sup porters catch the 2 p.ni. train from Graham. Michael Walsh was lined 10/-, in default seven days' gaol, by Mr. I-Hes ter, J.P., at the local court on Tues day last, for having behaved inde cently on June 1. Evidence for the prosecution was given by Constable Synnott.
Graham Street Wesleys. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
Graham Street Wesleys. Last Saturday the Wesleys played at Albert Park against St. Silas' Church of England, whom they easily defeated, the final scores being: St. Silas', 5-7; Gra ham Street, 11-13. Graham Street's successful sharp shooters were J. Marshall (4), R. Davis (3), E. Russell (2), A. King and A. Matthews. The locals' play was so uniformly good that the correspdndent confesses inability to name the usual half-dozen "most iromine?.u'" A permit has been obtained for George Baird, the Wesleys' old centre man, and he will strip to-day. He can add "late of South Melbourne District" against-his name. To-day's match, against Carlton Con gregationals, takes place at Port Mel bourne, where the following will repro sent Graham Street:-R. Davis, S. Don achy, G. Baird, H11. Petersen, N. Carnie, P.' Gadsby, A. Matthews, A. King, J. Boldarini, T. Quested, R. Gordon, S. Lewis, R. Dodge, W. Secombe, R. Tre vorrow, J. Marshall, S. Peacock and W. Rendall. Emergencies, E. Russell, T. Butler...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
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GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
GOOD TEMPLARS. Notwithstanding the heavy rain last Tuesday evening the Mutual Help Lodge had a good meeting. Sister J. Gotze, C.T., presided. About twenty mem bers of the Juvenile Temple accepted in invitation to be present and provide a programme. They were introduced by the Superintendent, Bro. W. Cod ling, and receivedl an official reception. A first-elass musical programme was presented. Following aire details: Piano solo, Bro. Coleman; song, Sis. Mummery; Recitation, Sis. Edwards: Song, Sis. Donnelly-; Recitation, Bro. St. John; Dialogue, Sis. Burke and Bro. Hlenek; Song, Bro. Young; Piano solo, Sis. Alice Martin: Song, Bro. F. Mar tin; recitation, Bro. Brennan; song, Sis. E. McKinnon; Duct, is. iMrmmery and Bro. Young; Piano solo, Bro. Coleman. A vote of thanks was given on the motion of Bro. Mann and Crouch. who eilogised the juvenile melmbers for their singing, reciting, and musical items. The adult nmelmbers treated the visitors with a plentiful supply of fruit, cakee and l...
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
" ELECTRIC SPARKS. Is the Port team The only crowd of 'bailers who cal play roughly ? One might think so from the wa: some people talk and certain scribble. There are two sides to every ques tion, and two parties to every foot ball squabble. Some players have the unpleasanil knack of goading opponents in ar underhand manner. None but the victims know it. Others, like the "open villains" in the drama, let out and have done with it. The two are undesirable as sports, albeit there is a limit to most peo ple's endurance. If it be a matter of preference, however, give us the latter. Anyhow, Ports have another scalp to the girlde, and that is the conclu sion of the whole matter so far. Why do not various clubs give a decent prize each to the best conduc ted player of fhe season? The idea should appeal to true sportsmen with the necessary wherewithal. It would have tlie effect of preventing a lot of rough play; but much would have to be put up with. Bradley's Pictures will be shown in the ...
NOTT-STREET SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
NOTT-STREET SCHOOL. Sir Alexander Peacock, Minister for Education. visited Port Melbourne. on Thursday afternoon with Mr. F. Tate, Director of Education, and inspected the Nott-street State school building. Representatives of the district sug gested recently that a new school should be erected, but Mr. Tate re conmmended re-modelling. An arehi teet of the Public Works Department will advise the Minister as to the best course to pursue.
LETTER OF THANKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
LETTER OF THANKS. The following letter has been for warded to the Mayor and Councillors of Port Melbourne: Dear Sirs,-I desire to acknow ledge the amount of £6/12/3 from the proceeds ofthe Concert and Picture Show. held on my behalf, and the as sistance it has given me and my fam ily. I desire to thank you most sin cerely for the trouble and kindness shown me during my long illness. T am. dear Sirs, yours most grate Lfully, T. -STEVESON. June 6, '14.
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. Ports (10.13) Beat Brighton (5.14). A Stubborn Battle. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
THE FOOTBALL SEASON.I Ports (10.13) Beat Brighton (5.14). A Stubborn Battle. (By "Rover.") The match between the above teams always seems to cause a stir in the foot ball field. Probably there is "some thing in the seaside air'" after all. Brighton made first use of the wind, and managed to score 3.3 to 0.1, two of the goals coming from free kicks. The number of free kicks in the first 25 minutes' play amounted to 38, and if justice had been done against "kicking to danger" this would have amounted to as many more. With the wind, Ports forced the play, and after a number of. fruitless attempts managed to get a sixer, through the agency of Merrick. The-play being now greatly in favour of Ports, Brighton strengthened the back division, and finding that they could not stem the tide, began to play the.man. Ports, securing a couple of additional goals through the medium of Anderson and Barfoot, and a number of minor points, whilst Brighton, getting the ball up once, received a "charity k...