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P.A.F.S. Loyal Cosmopolitan Lodge. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
P.A.F.S. Loyal Cosmopolitan Lodge. The half-yearly meeting was held in the Dispensary Hall on Wednesday, June 24. The W.M., Bro. Eddey, pre sided, and there was a large attend ance of members and visitors.- The W.D.M., Bro. Sylvester, assisted by P.M. Bro: Gaylor, installed the newly elected officers into their various posi tions. The report and balance sheet showed that the lodge was continuing to make splendid progress. Bro. J. Esson was presented with a framed Past Master's certificate, which includ ed the photos. of the officers. Four new members were nominated, and will be initiated on Wednesday next. After the adjournment a large number of visitors and member's friends were en tertained. A splendid programme was presented by the following:-Miss Wil son, and Messrs. Carse, Southern, Thomas, Main, Lindsay, Fullarton, Dun ning and Tilburn. Refreshments were subsequently dispensed, and games and dancing concluded a very enjoyable evening. Next meeting will be held on Wednesday eve...
JUVENILE BALL. Local Competitors Success. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
JUVENILE BALL. Local Competitors Success. Although held at Footscray, quite a Port Melbourne atmosphere attend ed a juvenile ball last Tuesday even ing, for the most part pupils of Miss Dorothy Gladstone being the partici pants. Mrs. E. Russell, of Port Mel bourne, acted as one of the judges. May Harris, a pupil of Miss Iley Hur ley, of Port Melbourne, won the prize for best dressed over 11 years. The most original character, and the best dressed under eleven years, were con sidered best sustained by Misses Linda Anderson and Emily Dockney respectively, both being pupils of Miss Gladstone. Cr. Fielding, M.L.C., who awarded the prizes, at the re quest of the judges, made special mention of the Early Victorian set. These performers were trained at Port Melbourne, their dresses being designed by Mrs. McDougal, of Es planade. The competitors were the Misses Ethel Thomas. Rita M'Far lane, Elsie and Hilda McDougal, May Cody, Gladys Stephenson, Florrie An derson and Tessel Hart. It is the ...
OUR DEATH RATE. Not as Reported. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
OUR DEATH RATE. Not as Reported. Regarding the evidence given by the Rev. R. S. Joyce before the Housing Commission, the local health-officer, Dr. R. L. Rosenfield, in an interview points out that the statement regarding the death rate, as printed in the metropolitan press, is not correct. The reverend gentleman is accredited with stating that the death rate in Port Mel bourne is twice as great as that at Kew-9- per Iooo in Port Melbourne as compared with 4.5 per Ioo at Kew. Dr. Rosenfield explains that the actual figures for the year 1913, were 12.68 for Port Melbourne as against 11.o8 at Kew, which, after all, is not so bad considering the arduous and dangerous duties under taken by numerous of the town's residents. The difference between the figures would more than be re presented by men killed through accidents. Authentic information, containing these figures, certified to by the Government Statist (Mr. Laughtoni), were submitted. The - doctor assures us that such a low death ra...
JUVENILE FANCY DRESS BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
JUVENILE FANCY DRESS BALL. Another attraction for the same. ob ject is set down for Wednesday nest at the Town Hall. This is a fancy dress ball for juveniles, arranged by Mrs. Fred D. Winslow. It is understood that Mr. Sutherland, of the Blind Institute, is collecting a number of gold medals, and prizes are to be given for the best fancy set, the most original set, the best dressed girl over 11 years, the best dressed gril un der 11 years, the most original charac ter (boy), and the most original charac ter (girl). Dancing will be between 8 and 11 p.m. Admission 1/.
PANTOMIME ARTISTS. Provide Sunday Concert at Port Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
PANTOMIME ARTISTS. Provide Sunday Concert at Port Melbourne. Artists associated with the Aladdin Pantomime Co. will provide a concert in the Port Melbourne Theatre to-mor row at 3 o'clock, the use of the theatre having been donated by Mr. A. Rogers, ?:L.A. The entertainment has been organised to augment the Mayoress of Port Melbourne's fund for the- Royal Institute of the Blind. The programme, which is a bright one, includes the fol lowing artists:-Mr. Hartley Court, Miss Georgie Stephenson, Mr. Chas. Hardy, Mr. Carrick Major, Miss Elsie Mewden, Mr. Bert Franklin, Miss Gracie Ellsworth, and Miss Billie Clegg, who will each appear on more than one occasion. The manager for the panto mime artists desires to see a full house to meet these celebrities, whose repu tation is sufficient guarantee of some thing good. The admission is 1/ (dress circle) and 6d. (stalls), and tic kets are available to-day, and at the theatre on Sunday.
BRAWL IN BEACH STREET. Ship's Trimmer Uses Teeth. Police Court Sequel. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
BRAWL IN BEACH STREET. Ship's Trimmer Uses Teeth. Police Court Sequel. , A disturbance occurred outside the Bay View Hotel, in Beach-street, Port Melbourne, on Monday afternoon, and as a result thereof a burly individual, named Cecil Bretherton, sustained a severely bitten under lip-by another mau; also a bitten neck, while a muscu lar-looking trimmer on the Orama. named Tasman Fairbrother, carried a somewhat contused countenance as a memento of the occasion. Leslie How lett was also a participant, but he bore no outward and visible signs of con flict. The trio appeared before the local bench-Messrs. Hester, Crichton, and Testro, J.'sP., on Tuesday. How lett was charged with assault, and the other two with offensive behaviour. Constable Walshe stated that he saw IIowlett fighting Fairbrother. He was punching Fairbrother all along the street, and witness asked him what he was doing that for. Fairbrother did not attempt to defend himself. Howlett asked him to go back to the Bay View a...
THEFT OF FERRETS. Defendant Gets Off Lightly. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
THEFT OF FERRETS. Defendant Gets Off Lightly. Frank Albert Chaffey, aged 20, was charged before Messrs. Page (Mayor), and Testro, J.'sP., at the local court on Tuesday, with having stolen two fer rets, the property of Leslie Broatchb, of Albert Park, on June 18. Sub-inspector Westcott prosecuted. Complainant said he missed the fer r?ts from a box in the back yard. He had known defendant for 12 months. He valued the ferrets, which were does, at £2. James Henry Baker, bird salesman, Eastern Market, said he bought the ferrets off accused on June 19 for 12/. Plain-clothes Constable Grant de posed to having arrested accused on 24th inst. He adiitted the offence, and gave no trouble. Mr. W. E. Pearcey, made an earnest appeal for mitigation of penalty on be half of defendant, who had been drink ing. Defendant was fined 20/-, in default 14 days' gaol. '-He agreed to pay in formant 30/-, as conpnensation.
Good Templars' Debate. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
Good. Templars' Debate. The Mutual Help Lodge held its usual meeting in the lodge-room on Tuesday evening, when a debate was held on the subject of which has the most power in the world to-day Money or Education. The leaders were Brothers L. G. Martin and D. Lang ley, and a very interesting and in structive evening was spent.
A.W.A. Port Melbourne Branch. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
A.W.A. Port Melbourne Branch. Members of the Port Melbourne branch of the A.W.A. held their usual fortnightly ineeting on Wednesday, June 24, 1014, under the presidency of Miss Hodges. Three ladies were ac cepted as full benefit members, and six proposals were received. Mr. Ramus, one of the auditors, read the balance sheet, which showed a marked improve imect both in membership and funds. This half-year the branch hopes to show a still greater improvement. The syllabus item for the evening was a guessing competition on "A Penny," given by Miss F. Stephens. The prize was won by Mrs. Coverdale. On Mon day next, July (6, the anniversary will be held. It will take the form of '"A Cinderella," in the local Town Hall. Next branch meeting will take place on July 8.
I.O.G.T. ANNIVERSARY. Mutual Help Lodge. Prohibition Rally. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
i.O.G.T: ANNIVERSARY. Mutual Help Lodge. Prohibition Rally. The forty-second anniversary of the lodge was celebrated in the Town Hall, on MAonday evening, by a public meet ing to advocate the prohibition of the liquor traffic and the opening of an ac tive campaign to canry the "No License" vote in 1917. There was a large and enthusiastic gathering, and the meeting was opened by the singing of a number of campaign songs, under the leadership of Mr. W.-I-. Clay, sing ing evangelist, and prayer by Rev. R. S. Joycee. The chair was occupied by DMr. M. B. Hearne, Grand Chiet Temp lar, and he was supported on the plat form by the Grand Lodge executive, the ministers of the local churches, repre sentatives from the local temperance benefit societies, the- A.N.A., and other societies. The chairlman, in his opening remarks, congratulated the lodge on its work and the very excellent report it had published. He also apologised for the absence of Mr. W. F. Finlayson, M.P., who, through the closi...
PORT BICYCLE CLUB. The Social Side. (Communicated.) [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
PORT BICYCLE CLUB. The Social Side. (Communicated.) . Another of the enjoyable re-unions between clubs of the above-named as sociations was held at Port Melbourne, on June 14. The visiting teams on this occasion represented the Williamstown club, who mustered strongly for the occasion. As is usual, the visitors met with a cordial reception at the hands of the home club, and were entertained by their hosts in the customary hearty fashion. There were three events in the tourney-billiards, cards, and rope quoits. The two singles in billiards were annexed by Williamstown, while il the doubles, Ports were victorious. On the aggregate points, however, Wil liamstown secured a win by 30 points. In the card tournament, Ports won five out of six, and the rope quoit contest resulted in an easy win for the home team by 213 to 164. Ports thus ob tained a victory on the night's play by two out of three. On -Wednesday evening last, Ports met;the North Essendon club at. the rooms of the, latter, an...
Port Melbourne Baptists (4.8) beat Carlton Methodists (2.8.) [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
Port Melbourne Baptists (4.8) beat - Carlton Methodists (2.8.) The local Baptists opened their second round by defeating Carlton Methodists. The match was played at Port Mel bourne; and was very strenuously con tested. The Baptists' best player was Syd. Holmes, who was best man on the ground, also. T. Jones, rover and for ward, put in some good work and notched a couple of goals. J. M'Kay played his usual useful game forward, and kicked a goal. Joe Stanford kick ed a goal. W. Holmes, back, A. Lovell and Stan. Jones, wing, L. Lowe back, and Dick Gardener also played well. The Baptists have a promising player in W. Fletcher. The team plays Carl ton Congregationals at Royal Park, to day. Players and supporters are asked to meet at Graham station at 2 p.m.
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. Williamstown (12.8) beat Ports (9.7) [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. Williamstown (12.8) beat Ports (9.7) (By "Rover.") This match drew a good attendance to the local ground last week, and caused a fair amount of excitement. The visi tors had first use of a fairly strong breeze; Ports played a strong game against it, and the first quarter scores were fairly even, the visitors having 3.1 to 1.1. With the wind in their favour, the locals were expected to score, but there was a long interval of play before they broke through the visitors' defence. Having a "move on" at length Ports bombarded the goal, and six "ors" m" were put up in a very few minutes. 'Town, in the meantime, were also busy, and Elliott' cleverly snapped a couple of goals. The half-time bell saw Ports leading by 7.3 to 5.2. The thiid quarter once more proved to be the locals' downfall, as 'Town, taking advantage of the breeze, forced the ball on the forward line for the greater portion of the term, and se cured 4.3 to 0.1, and were leading by 13 points. The last ter...
BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 4 July 1914
BILLIARDS. The billiard tournament at the Prince Alfred Hotel. was largely at tended.- Mr. A. Lawson, who de feated Mr A. J. C. Sharp by 6 points, was presented by Mr. (Uncle) Poole with a beautifully-mounted shield and a purse of sovereigns, and was warmly congratulated on his success.
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Graham-street Methodists. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Graham-sti'eet Methodists. The morning serVice at the Gra ham-street M\Iethodist Church to mqorrow will be conducted by the Rev. A. S. Harris. In the evening the Rev. R. S. Joyce will preach on "'The Great Intercession." Last Sunday was celebrated as Violet Sunday. At the close of the morning and evening services tunches of violets were sent to the sick, with a passage of sclripture or a kind mes sage attached. These were very much appreciated. The clergymen con ducting the services were the Revs. T. Trueman, and R. S. Joyce.