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PORT TOWN HALL. Suggested Extension. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
PORT TOWN HALL. u: ggested Extension. S.'" co;mmunication from the Board of Health demanded such drastic 'sanitary alterations to the Excelsior Hall, that the Town Council, on Tues day evening, was constrained to con sider the question as to whether it was financially worth while. Cr. Russell moved that the matter be re ferred to the surveyor to bring up a report as to the cost of the alterations required, and to show the amount of revenue derived from the hall within the past 12 months. Cr. Crichton seconded. The ques tion was whether the council was jus tified in making the alterations. Cr. Sinclair: It appears to me that it is "Good-bye" to the Excelsior Hall, so far as entertainments in future are concerned. The council should consider the question of get ting the Town Hall enlarged. (Hear, hear.) It would cost about £500 to effect the alterations at'the Excelsior 'Hall. The Town Hall was not large enough;to make some affairs pay and consequently it meant driving people to other...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Public Reserves. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. Public Reserves. It is necessary that these beauti ful little spots in our city should be carefully protected. While the coun cil. iid those interested are plantiii shade trdes, chief amongst'iwhich is the wattle--ustalirala's native floier,I it behoves residents to see they are hot watntonly destroyed: Prdbablh, through carelessness or want of thotght, children are the chief of fenders. Parents can do their part iii instructing their offspring regardinig the wantonhess of such acts. Teach era, too, by judicious advice, can probably be more effective in the sup pression of such wrong-doing. Wheii these means fail, the disobedient oies sliould.be dealt with in a serious way. We conceive it.to be a public duty to issue this notice in the citizens' 'inR terests.
CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUNDS. Council Takes Action. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
.'H4lLEFREN'S PLAYGROUNDS. - Council ;Takes Action. At the eeting of the Town Coun cil, on Tuesday evening, a letter was receive6d ''from- Mr. G. Sangster, M.L;.A.,':ii which he forwarded an in timi'ibn- of'im'the Minister of Lands, to the effect that provisional occu paney of ~fan : acre.of land, -north of Edwards :Park;, would be granted con ditionhlly Iupoii council taking imme diatesfepysf to use and develop "the areaia s a/Children's Playground. Cy,;i Rutiell moved that the terms be .accepted.. ..It was only the- right thing .thlat the: Crown should make those cougessions at Edward's Park. The.c.ouicjl should take the matter into cousideration at the next review of the Loan Schedule. Cr. Gill seconded. He maintained that; notwithstanding what had been repor'ted.in the daily press, the coun cil was m sympathy with those en 'gaged i' such work. He believed that if the council showed;that it. was in earnest they would also get the other portion-from -Liardet Street to .Rosi'Sftree...
A. N. A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
A. N. A. There. should be a good night at the next ..meeting .of the local branch ofo the A.N.A., on Tuesday evening; Mr L. Spainl and his pupils Will give an i exhibition of jujitsu wrestling. Ladies i are invited, and an invitation is ex tended to residents generally. Busi ness:will start at 7.30 p:an., inlforaer that the wrestlers may take the mat at 8.30. .
TO ASSIST THE BLIND. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
TO ASSIST THE BLIND. SA.successful Juvenile Fancy Dress Ball was given at the Town Hall, on W ednesday night. There was an at tendance of 143 people, including about 60 juveniles. There were some beauti'ful sets of tiny dancers, thie mosCt admired being that of the "Ea1y ih Victorian" style. Individual ch?arcters that evoked laudatory comment were "'Silver Fairy," "Little Lord rauntleroy," "M.other Goose," and i little Coster boy. The catering wias'carried out on a generous scale witli Mr. Greville, of Fitzroy, as the donmitpry source. The judges were Mrs, Drew. Mayoress of Foqtscray; Miss'~Ash~i and bMr W. L. Smallhorn.
NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE. To-Day's Meeting. Anticipations by "Sancho." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
'NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE. . To-Day's Meeting. S Anticipations by.2Sancho." If fine weather shofild obtain at Flemington to-day, there should be reasonable prosp~ts of events result ing. somewhait after thle following ,order:-- - SLawn Handicap: Berry Consols, Tisno or Dhul Dhul :Doitta Galla Hurdle Race: Dust Cloud or Common King; Bill Brandon. Footscray Steeplechase: Hawthorn oi W asseen; Southerly. Trial Handicap Hurdle Race : Nhicka-Jaci or Londonderry; Porch. .Jit? Handicap: Mousme, Cotaca round; Meerut. pGrand National Steeplechase: Van guard or Coradjill; Guneap or Flash Jiick.
Victoria Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
S:Victoria Picture Theatre. , A pictorial dramatisation of-Mrs. Henry Wood's famous novel, "East Lynne," will be the principal attrac tion at the Victoria-Picture Theatre, this evening. The piece has been cor dially received wherever produced and has proved as great a favorite with the ladies as ever. Other films in clude "'Twixt Love and Fire," "An Indian's Honor," and other favorites. A free entertainment will be given by the Mayor (Cr. A" L. Page), on July .14, "to celebrate the greatesft move on record by the working class: to uplift humanity, the taking of the Bastile."
A. W. A. "Cinderella" Dance. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
A. W. A. : "Cinderella" Dance. ?.The members of the local bianch of the Australian Women's Association celebrated their Anniversary by hold il a Cinderella at the local town hall on Monday, July 6. Owing to the threateniung weather the attendance was not as good ad was anticipated. About one hundred people took part in the dances, and a very enjoyable evening was spent. Among those pre sent were: Mr. Kenneth Sutherland, Organiser for the Blind Institute; Miss Munce, also of the Blind Insti tate; Mr. Nolan, President of the local A.N.A. anda number of the mem bers; Mrs. Wairen, secretary South Melbdurne branch A.W.A., and several of the brmnch's memdbers; Mrs· Mur ray and Miss Caldwell, Secretary of Albert Park A.W.A. and members; Messrs. Ring and Wahilwright, of P?ahranm A.N.A.. Mr. Sanderson, of the local A.N.A. was an excellent M.C. Mr. Garside presided at the piano. Some very pretty dresses were worn hbj the ladies prdsent. The supper ar rangements were in the capable hands of Mr...
Winter Drapery. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
Winter Drapery. Winter Sales of drapery are now booming near andl far. Local residents in search of bargains, howeirer, will not need to leave the town for these de sirable articles. Clearing saFes are be• ing held by our adcvertising drapers- Messrs. Moore and Co., Mr. G. Tuff, and Misses MI. and A. Harrison-and a visit to their establishments will well repay ·the thrifty housewife.
LABOR AND LOYALTY. To the Editor of "The Standard." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
LABOR AND LOYALTY. To the Editor of "The Standard." . Sir-S. T. Riley admits in his open ing sentence that he is. one of those "who have.a smattering, etc.," S.T.R. a litt!ce knowledge is a A?ngerous thing. Drink 4eep or shun the Ely sian spring. S.T.R. next poses as a "fakir." His "goods," as he calls them, are so badly malde up that even "I" do not recognise them: Pity me, gentle reader, and, in doing so, drop a tear of sympathy for "S.T.R.," and of your charity pray for his enlighten ment. "Candid critics" generally belong to the untutored, unread classes. Of the late Queen Victoria, no more need be said, save that I admitted Great Britain had had Evil Monarchs, &c.. "De mortuis nil nisi bonum" is a motto, the active principle of which "C.T.R." may well practice. It almost makes one vain when "S.T.R." states my ability to "enu merate a number of economic causes.' Really, my pen almost blushes at the implied knowledge, but, alas! the blissful objection is only spoilt later...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
GET QUOTATIONS'FOR EVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and SBUILDING MATERIAL FROM . . J. E, EARL, Bay-street, Port MIelb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. . CAH? GROCERS, Wine and Spirit Merchants, Are renowned for High-Olass Goods at Lowest Possible Prices. - OBSERVE THE ADDRESSES AND MAKE A POINT OF CALLING. i-- WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY. 219 BAY STREET (Telephone 1880). 401 BAY STREET. BRIDGE & ROSS STREETS (Tel. 7490). PORT MiELBOURNE. BOUNDARY & BUCKIURST STS. SOUTH MELBOURNE. Choice and Fresh Butter and Dairy Produce a Specialty. .Something about the Clare Castle Hotel, Corner of GRAHAM and ROSS STREETS, Port Melbourne, FRED. DALOARNO, Licensee, ABBOTSFORD AND CARLTON ALES. BEST BRANDS or WINES, SPIRITS AND CIGARS. -ENGLISH ALE ON DRAUGHT. .~SlAllcock's Standard Billiard Table. -OLD AND NEW FRIENDS WELCOMED. L i m^ i ?i iD. °Phon"e' L. J. LL ND.10208 Cnt LICENSED SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Bell Hanger. ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS AND REPAIRS to Sanitary Work a S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
PIQII:E TtEATIR, . CORNER OF. " BAY & LIARDET STS OPEN. EVER -EVE£1 SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PRO.GRAMMES at 8 o'cidc. -. Professional Orchestra PRICES':: DREISS CIRCLE - - is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE SWEEK NIGHTS and MATINEES: (Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Miatinee, 2.30. This Theatre is Conducted en tirely by UNION LAB?OR. CHILDREN'S PRIZE MAT NlE Every Saturday. Beautiful Dolls for-the Girls. Watches and Footballs for the S - Boys;:: SYAREFEMS - for Monday> Tuesday, -and: Wedn?s?ay : STAR FILMS for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: im the Fr e The Frida :~alt -~ To be screened auring the week: Dramas : HELEN'S STRATAGEM.l - Maj. HER BIG SCOOP - - A.B. CONQUESTS OF VIAN - S.& A. A FLASH IN THE.DARK--Nestor ELIZABETH'S PRAYER - Sel. Comedies: : THE BOX COUCH Imp. LIGHT-WEIGHT CHAMIPION Jo. PERSISTENT PETER - Urban IVIIKE JOINS THE FORCE Mar. SOME DOINGS - - C- ry. Sce'ic & Interest: Down the Rhine to the Nether lands - - - - London Won...
REVISION COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
REVISION COURT. Residents are notified by advelr tisement that an open court will be held in the Council-chambers at the Town Hall, at 7.15 p.m., on July 21, for the purpose of revising the voters' list and separate voters' list. The listsl are open for inspection at the Town Clerk's office, between July 8 and 14; during office hours. Rate payers should avail themselves of the opportiuity to see that their names are enrolled.
PORT CRICKET CLUB. Bazaar To Assist Finances [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
SPORT CRICKET CLUB-.." B:- Bazaar To Assist Finances The bazaar in aidof the funds of. the Port Cricket Club, will be opened by the Hon. F. T. Derham. The en thusiisatic band of workers who are bent upon making the function an un qualified stiuccess, are resorting to many expedients to raise the neces sary supplies. Last Saturday even ing MBesdames R. W. Murdoch and H. R. Read, who will be in charge of the Produce Stall, held a successful even idig t "N'orivood" (Mrs. M\urdoch's :lisidence), aa condition of admission being a gift towards the stall. The result was highly gratifying. During the eevning items were rendered by Misses N. Hill, V. Walters, Mesdames Reed and Morrice and by Messrs. T. Testro, J.P., the "Father" of the club, T. E. Morrice, W. Walters, R. W. Murdoili. T. Booth, and H. Brereton. Mr. A. Gloster was an efficient ac companidt.: :The guessing competition on the terminal "ring," evoked ~mnuch merriment. It evoked many rings of Iniighter indeed. The winners werei $s...
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
PEOPL-Ei ARE$SAYING:: That the iort football club's com niittie has- effted.impiroinements on the local gromid. -That special provision has been made for the accommodation of -um pires. . That it was a wise provision if silggestive of the old proverb that it is better late than never. That the Port team ,has- a chance of playing in fhe' Final Four. i:PThat its members should remember that contiugency in the'match to-day. : That supporters should remember that..the opposing club has just as much at stake. Tlyat the time-piece at the police court has' stopped short, neverito go again, like another clock 'that.sto6d nineft, years on the floor.. .. That it would., be a convenience to ihe officials and publie.. if it were wound ilup, or adjusted, and s'et in go ing order. .;. Tht .a i reminder, of the encroach ment .pf the;Enemy is positively ne cessary.,in *a police: court. . .hait c.oufcillrs ho db .notintendj ti , seek e-elekction in August next, should sny so, 1and give the other fel...
ELECTION DAY. Holiday for Council Employees. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
ELECTION DAY. Holiday for Council Employees.; "I think it will be the forerunner of other councils and other employers doingthe same thing," said the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page) at the last council meeting, in moving that the council's employes-save those engaged in ne cessary work--be given a holiday on Federal election day. •"It is done in other parts of the world. I think it is a disgraceful thing when we think what a small percentage of Austra lians vote." - The motion was seconded by Cr. Sinclair, and warmly supported by Cr.. Gill, who pointed out. that the liotels were closed from noon until 8 p.m. in New Zealand, and that the :workers knocked-off at mid-day. The motion was carried.
OUR DEATH RATE. (To the Editor of the "Standard") [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
SOUR DEATH RATE. (To t;he Editor of the "Standard") Sir--In reference to Dr. Rosenfield's criticism. of my evidence given before the Housing Commission, I have to state that Idquoted from sworn evidence given to a previous Parliamentary committee, in-which the death rate was quoted as stateid by me. I am not responsible for those figures. I ciuoted them correctly, and for that I am responsible. Mr. A. M. Laughton, Government Statist, in the: Victorian Year Book, 1911-12, the latest I have-at. hand, gives the figures: Port Melbourne, 8;98; Kew, 8.08;tCam berwell, 8.21. These figures put a much improved light on the matter, at which I rejoice. So if these figures of Mr. Laughton are correct, and he is- our. authority, the sworn evidence quoted by me must be-incorrect.. I drew a com parisofi between Port Melbourne and St. Kilda, fvourable to Port Melbourxie, and which shows my impartiality,. and my desire to get at the facts. I am sorry to have given Dr. Rosenfield the -trouble to trav...
FOOTBALL EXTRAORDINARY [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
FOOTBALL EXTRAORDINARY We have been favoured with the fol lowing unique contribution: A match will be played on Fisher men's Bend between' Harry Mkiller's " Whiskers" and Wally Power's "''Rags" on July 12th, at 10.30 sharp. "Notes." They say that ''Tich'" Matters, one of the "Rags," can be seen doing "long" ' work on the sand. "'Bill" is training on "'Wrigley's." It is rumor ed that the umpire is receiving free shaves this week. They say that the lady trainers are very nice. "'Jock" has, been bluffed. "Ragtime" Tom says that if there is no bouncing he will play. "Artie" is doing physical torture exercises. It is also said that there will be a great crowd,
ATHLETIC CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
ATHLETIC CLUB. In conjunction with the Swimning Club an Athletic Class has been formed and has commenced operations at the Excelsior Hall, on Thursday evenings. The honorary instructors, Messrs. L. Spain and C. Dillon, wish to inform all residents that this class is not only for members of the Swimming Club, but is open to anyone that would like to take part. The subscription is 1/-, payable on joining, and 3d. per night; up to.the present time the class is making good progress. All members of the Swim ming Clubs are notified that their at tendanhW iD WYdhiifd' WFCth'' £ikpkfance IHall n?5t Monday evening, July 13th. when a combined euchre party and datice will be held. There will be two prifes given, and tickets are obtainable prizes given, and tickets iWill be bb tainable at the door.