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PEOPLE ARE SAYING. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
PEOGPLEARE SAYIRG e Tht Rev Mr. Hollow's farewell wais affecting. That hlis message to his congrega tion was to be strong in their faith anid. to GContinue." T:Lit the: new Vicar has- taken, up his quarteir?. in Port Melbourne,; iwe: will' soon begin to mnake: his h :.--. gniiitauice. `.i'That noimiuctios for the Football hClu officeibearers are iodged. That tlhey are far more numerous 'thii 'liasbeeni the case formqrly. Tiat this sihows an awakened in ti'iest in, the club's affairs, and the big list of names is welcomed on the prin ciple--"The more the merrier." That Port Swimming Club Carnival is due oni Wednesday in the City Baths. That the programme is one of ex ceptional interest and Portonians ought.to lend their support by turn ing out ?n strength. That the euchre parts' and dance which the club held oin Monday even illg was W6ted so enjoyable that there is talk of repeating the evening soon. That the A.W.A. drive was a great,. success. That visitors from Middle Paik and' Col...
HE WISHED FOR HER. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
HE WISHED FOR HER. They were diniing in a restaurant and he had ordered a whole roast chic. ken. "You see," Iie explained, as he showed her the wishbone, "you take hold here. Then we must both make a swish and pull, and when it breaks the one who has the bigger part of it will have his or her wishi gratified." "But I don't know what to wish for," she protested. "Oh, you can think of something," he said. "No, I can't," she replied; "I can't think of anything I want very much." "Well," i'll wish for you," he ex claimed. "Will you really?" she asked. "Yes." "Well, then, there's no use fooling with.the old wishbone," she interrupt, ed with a glad smile, "you can have mel"
BLACKMORE BENEFIT. A Successful Balance Sheet. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
" BLACKMORE BENEFIT. A Sticcessful Balance Sheet. The balance-sheet of the benefit !icture night held on Wednesday, February 4th, on behalf of the fam ily of. the late Mr. Samuel Blackmore, shoivs that :the gathering was highly successful,. as will be seen from the details.'givei below : Receipts -To sale of tickets, £19 .12/; ad\s on tickets, 10/; dontifion, by M iWoods. (proprietor of Victoria balance; £145/ 'tal," £22 2/6. `Adited and foun?d correct;, y W' ;,W. WATSON, 9/2/14. TiTe family of the le Mr S. Black miori :deses to 'thank aill those who 'rendered sii .great ??asistance iii the recent benefit for'their father, also to Mr. Henry for his great kindness. Mr. R.uddoek, also wishes to thank Mr. Woods and assistants for mak ing the entertainment so successful, and his generous donation of £2 to wards the fund; Mr. F. Twose, who took the tickets at the door, ali? last, but not least, Mrs. Freeman, qf Es planade East, who so kindly gave lher services as ticket seller at the the...
A.W.A. DRIVE TO HAMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
A.W.A. DRIVE TO HAMPTON.' -er,? sn ccessful dra; drive to :imIlp-a ton, on Mondy i evening. A large nnmiuber of -thcir: omembe s 'ivaileda themsel es: of tle otite r; in d so didi visitori:s oni Middle 'ai i;and Col li'i?.ood 'anud se}feial ? of d he local A.N members. 'Altogethler the' two di rlags .hee : comipletely filled. .-Ariv ing t nt:p??e i ton. ,na short. stay wbras I iside 'iid?ile ;liglit refreshm?ents? . piro hidod biythe hdl s, were i.rtakenl of, 'nd tlioroughly enjoyed by a'dl pre sent,: before r.esuming thle return journejri; The presidenit;of theA.WA., Mrs. A. Pouritt, mlo.d MIts. . Suffolk, the secietrlym' wiere highly pleased wiith the suceess of their Iuddertaking, ail desle to sinceely' thliilnk the of-, eus' im;ud enibeis' of thelo m1 A.N.A. foilthei heaIty snjilpiort in making the outing a social success
SWEET CUPBOARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
SWEET CUPBOARDS. If you are'o troubled with a damp smelling cupboard. or cellar, break up a lump of lime in a box and place inu side, aaid all dampness and smell will quickly disappear. Thu lime should :hen be removed, as if left too long it causes dry rot in the woodwork.
HARD TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
HARD TIMES. Obliging and cheerful, Mr CarteLr, the provision dealer, kept a smiling face even dufring hard times. Bills' were overdue and orders small, but he served his cutomers with genial alac rity, and did not complain. Mr Oakes, the constable, watched him as he went to the telephone, and admired his happy disposition. "Yes, ma'am," said Mr Carter to the illstrument. "'yes, mIa'aI, we can de .liver them inside of two hours." He bit his pencil and prepared to write. "One 'east-cake, yes, ma'am, two lemons, a pound of sody-crackers, yes. ma'am, box of matches fi'-celt loaf of bread yes, es, a'am, and two cents' worth o' meat for the cat. 'Thank you. That'llbo ll be all? Yes, ma'am. Be over before noon. "Well, Oakes, that's the way it .goes. Hear that order from Mrs Wil kins? Twenty-four cents' worth .in all. Profit about four cents, and a mile to go to deliver." "I wouldn't do it," said Mr Oakes. '':You would if S?ou was in the busi ness and wanted to keep your trade. Sundays and ...
RHEUMATISM. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
RHEUMATISM. Dr. Sheldon's Magnetic Liniment re moves more cases of rheumatism every year than all the so-called rheumatism medicines comnbined. It will penetrate to your very bones, and soothe and subdue the pain. The first application will relieve, and continued use will bring about marvellous results. Price, 1/6 and 3/-. Obtainable everywhere.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
PORT MELBOTJRNE .CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN VERY EVENING SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMVMIES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra PRICES: .,DRESS CIRCLE - - Is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE WEEK NIGHTS and MATINEES (Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Matinee, 2.30. SPECIAL NOTICE TO CHILDREN. Doll for Girls. and Cricket Set for Boys, given to the holders of winning numbers at Saturday's Matinee. STAR FILM for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: The urning Train. STAR FILM for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: The Bridge of Shadows. To be screened during the week: DRAMAS: Ther Proof Big Jim of the Sierras The Actor The Strange Way The Lost Chord Comedy Drama: A Matter of Dress. COMEDIES: The Pursuit of Jane Willy & the Faithful Servant Toodleums Billy Dodges Bills Complete Change of Progra~nne, Mondady & Th3 rsday. SPECIAL NOTICE TO PATRONS: The Management beg to notify that New Electric Fans are now erected throughout the Theatre for the comfor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
GET,-QUOTATIONS FOR EVE DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL FROM . . J. E. EARL, Bay-street, Port Melb. :BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. PRICE LIST. 70-lb. Bag Sugar ... I3s. Iod. Xmas Ham .. /2 Rosella Tomato Sauce ... ;:5d bot. Tomato Sauce (large bottle) 5d bot 7-lb. Bar Plain Oatmeal :.i/2. d 5-lb Pearl Barley I/ 7-lu. Eag iakia--aTni-? 1j4 -,:i - 'X'erinaid:T'ea . i Van Houten's Cocoa ... gad tin 5o0-lb.,BagRoller Flour ... 4/9 Milk Pudding ... iAd pkt. Wunsaweek Boot Polish 3d tin Pearl Tapioca ... ' d lb Windmill Cocoa ... 6d tin Tomato Sauce (small bot.) '2d bot. Finest Oatmeal ... 2d lb. -Foster Clark's Custard ... 41d tin Mida Ceylon Tea ... I/3 lb. Seeded Tapioca .. 2d lb. 12lb. Al Crystal Sugar ... 2/6 Standard Milk ... 6d tin 50-lb Bag Roller Flour ... 4/10o 150 test, American Kerosene 4/- Baked Beans .. 71d tin Lemon Peel ... 7d lb. Rich Soups' (Foster Clark's) load tin Plum Jam 7d tin Preservene Soap ... 3d bar 7-lb. Self-Raising Flour ird lb. 2-lb Packet Havelock Flo...
PORT THEATRE. Next Week's Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
PORT THEATRE. Next 'Week's ,Pictures. Atr :t: Inew picture theatre, Bay stieet;,a:nother budget of sensational ?~? em6tioi Ildramas are announced fo?nie :xt weel.: The star picture for Mondia'y ?Tuesday. and Wednesday eeeiiu~gis "TheBurning Train," and foT liiirsdiv Fridaiy, and Satufrday, i`'le ·Bridie of haidows." The man gmeiit annouiice. these as particu gai:lm b oo: d ;:as' it does also a number mof ::diamas w;lhich m.will be shown Sthroiigoii??t the weele. amongst which is .The Lost Chord." A full pro gtammie appears in our advertising columns:
RIFLE-SHOOTING. Port Melbourne Club. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
RIFLE-SHOOTING. Port Melbourne Club. i,i.ggregate - and Spoon, ' -214 :14shots at 200 yards.-Captain ?T.L Piest; D. Laug, II. Watt, 4 ;R ;Laing At. Fadersen, J. Gibbous,,; Ii. T.Ki isella 5i -; GI. Watt,;: D` Paterson, C:: H rd ence, W. Pi: st. H: .Sutciffe, i ?'::W Young, 6; J : RIininen . Srnd lairn A B. P iterson, A. Paterson, ller, 9;=D: Molloy J O'Biien 'A olloy; A H. Willinmsi .Le ae, i 'iHmptonu. C. Bloomfieldflh2;; J. Pohill 14A. Rose, W A Coath, 16, c Enelen, ith A Reitei, 2; P. Result oa 7-` 14 coipetition; 14 siots 'i Si700 rdsk (aigregate and 64, C. fa rrdence , 53'(11),i4; D. incaii 51 (11), 62'A Fadeisen, Ling 50 (9) ,f59 A .II Williams, 40 (18) 58 G Watt. 45 (10),55 . Suteliffe` 44 (9 53 W. Prest, 41 () 51 JGibbons, 41 (8), 49 T. Molloy 29 (16), 45.
HARBOUR IMPROVEMENTS. Comprehensive Scheme for Port Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
HARBOUR IMPROVEMENTS. Comprehensive Scheme for" Port Melbourne. Among the many suggestions made as to the best way in which to carry out the necessary improvements iti the Port is a comprehensive scheme' submitted- to the Melboui'ne Harboi STrus' t by M1I . E.'Stubbs, chief offi cer .of the` White: Star liner, "?'Oera mic." Thle Trust ha1s snt the scheme on to its engineei;: foir iep!rt Mi. Stubbs `suggests the constictioin of a breakwater rumng from the ie it~yof-the town pier;it Port Moelbourne. in':a southl-iesteIrly diiection :twards SWiliiamstosu which ;would dultimately' lead to the constinetion of a veryffine hiraouri. Ti1 Irekatei shonuld"b 200; feet :ide, iso as to :alifowor ' i oadway, sleds, and five lines of rails, dl' shouild hiave wharvesjutting from it. _`As the trade of tlhe port increas edi the bi;ealwaiter. oild be extended uintil t winas 10,500 feet long. Thein a fairwn i of 1,100 feet in width would be givein ito the harbohr. After its completioui further aecommo...
HUSBAND GOT DRUNK. Wife Tells How He Lost His Work. "No Money to Join Union." [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
HUSBAND GOT DRUNK. Wife Tells How He Lost His Work. "No Money to Joip Union." John Conway had a downlcast air about him rlhen he took his stand be-. fore Monudiv's cour t. rilling his :"boxer". hi t int his ha:iihils, :? le'lookcd at f'lie 110oor while his w ife, 1~airyc Con ayr, rclated iii a lo, 1pleas it-sound: ii yvoice,. hold he li id failed to .eon tribute' to hlie pi-oper suppoior S:rs. Coiway, io oi-resides~ wit li re latives iii -Portl Melbonirne, said she Ihad, received tibout £4 or £5 hon ac eiio.ed ii the middle :.of Otobler biiit Ii aid not ot mnvtlihi sinelhi i Als ia resilt she lid to go out (ilu w;ori for. the suplpoit of lherself? id theii three-yeari-old child lefendant: Xou know liaee iiott been workili, "ollly hrs. Con'. wy: lIe losti his work tlhriouih drinkiin' youir Worships Defenidaiit': I'I belonged to aunion I mnight haie, beei: doing lt`lter. In .irep)ly to questions; lie 'siid lihe was a .painter, and it -'woild::ost him v/- to join: the uion I?' ?: i or ...
CRICKET. Port Melbourne v. Hawthorn. at Port Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
CRICKET. Port Melbourne v. Hawthorn, at Port Melbourne. First eleven: Anderson, Brereton, Jamieson, McColl (3), Rademacher. St. John, Taylor (capt.), Jones, Wil mot. At Hawthorn. Second Eleven: Bond, Clark, Craig, Hair,' Hoban, IIodgetts, II. Moss, O'Brien, Schaefer. Smith, Tate, Walsh (12th man).
OLD PORT MEMBER. Welcomed at A.N.A. Meeting. Rosy Prospects in the West. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
OLD PORT MEMBER. Welcomed at 'A.N.A. Meeting. Rosy Prospects in the West. M\r. J. P. Burke received a cordial welcome at Tuesday night's meeting of the A.N.A. An old member of the Port Melbourne branch, MAk. Burke is now located in ;Westeirn Australia, where he has bleen pro moted to the Board of Directors. of the Organisation. He, pdaid visi>to his old branch on LTuesday, andi haid an opportunity of' telling' lis former colleagues hol pleased he?e isito bei back amongst themonce more for a brief period:' Mr. Donald Kign, who itesided,;; extended ,'a;:lhearty weleo?iem to trhe. visitor of tlihe eening and asked him to say a few words. : Mr. Burl e ,who possesses a fluent tongiiue and a big" supply of common sense in dealing with matters of pub lie import, dwelt on the great boppor tunities that awaited any young man who cared to go to the West. It was a country .offering' extraordinary chances to a man who had energy and ambition, .and he said he would note have the slightest hes...
PORT'S LIBRARY. £40 Worth of New Books. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
PORT'S LIBRARY. £40. Worth of New Books. Of late the Libraries' Committee of .tlie Town Council have beien laking theiimselves bliisy in the way of sup pih inu the cltizens with li moie solid cliiss' of k than the ephemerii novel oi 'othei - iwlittfer-iture. A sim' ot £40 was 'recen ly ;` oted; ?b~y the: council Iot i the rsntply iofnew .volh mcs mand the Miov (Cr l °i.; Page)` ad Crs I. H IHGill,; T Smith d " Ce \a 'ltem w;Rh'o compjose ýthie Libra ie4' oCmmittee, h in -e detei mined to put the-uoney out to ,ood ad anuta"e oni Tuesday a meetmin of the 'commuittee :as held, at which. a selectioa. %of suitable 'additios tob the liba war -.as made: It i tas then 'agreed -that tli ew =volume slishould include substntial literary e ;ifareas - l a i ce·at;the oneim'entiolid ls Tistwilso w - ;,Carl.le's ;Bas's;':and. Mopotkin's. - 'Fenceh -Revolution," W1ebb s: "His tory-.- of- -Trades -:Unionism ",- BRebel's: "Womennuiider-Sociaihism". aid"Per fectiii the Earth - Itor gin s Aecient Socie...
PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN'S MISSIONARY UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
RRESBYTERIAN WOMEN'S MISSIONARY UNION. 1 Tlie opening meeting of the branch of. this association hi connection with the Port Melbiohnre Presbyterian -Churcli :was held on Thursday after -noon, :Febriiifry: 12thl There was a •good :a?tedance: off. memebei6s.. The followvig weie elected as, office bearers for the utirrent year:-Presi dent, Mrs. Laudels, Vice-Presidents, :Miss' Fergiisoli d?liil Miss Begg;. Sec retary, Mrs. Gardinei; Tieisureir, Mri Shanks; "Clironiclei" Secretary, Mrs. I.::i Maderli; Delegate, M?rs. Mowab; Corresponding Secretary, AiMrs: Reite' The: meinmbershipn:. sibscriiptions to the amounoit of.30/-%, iere' iecei\-ed; as well as 10/- from memlbers' boxes. It was decided to open the boxes once quarterly. :After the business ,'\as completed, the Rev: J. D.:I Landels introduced' the Re\. Johin 0 Giii n'::ofl Malekula, New Hebrides, who gave a splendid address on Mission Work ir the Islands, especiallythat: in Male kula, where he had been labourin:g foi; the past twen...
Graham-street Methodist. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
Graihamnstreet Methodist. Speciii lalair Than 1hmks n s ser= vices will be=,held inest Sunday ttit Gdih tinsti'cet .lfethodist: " iChilch heei willbee suitableliairest deco a tiois~ i°,ad special smwg iy the choir uiidei the coidluictoiship of Mi Chi' Tihivi, iithsaih. iloirehoisce as `oigaist ______