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Good Templars. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
Good Templars. The Mutual Help Lodge held its usual enjoyable meeting on Tuesday evening, in the lodge-room, Graham-street, when Sister I. Gotz presided over a good at tendance of the membersi:.notwithstand ing the bad weather and.coti. , To give effect6torthe- resolutibon 'caried -at the anniversary meeting in the Town Hall, it was decided to push forward the No License Campaign by appointing a com mittee to mnake arrangements for hold ing at an early date, a week of open-air rally meetings in various parts of the town. The syllabus item for the even ing was a shooting competition, and a close contest between teams selected 'b Bros. Stewart and F. C. Martin, result ed in a win for the latter by a few points. Next Tuesday evening is to b' a "Rally Night" f o old and new mem bers, when, it is hoped to initiate an, extend a welcome to a number of ne' members; and also to former members returned. Any person willing to join; and help in the fight against alcohol, i, cordially invited to...
ORIGINAL POETRY. Santa Claus Visits the Blind. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
- ORIGINAL POETRY. Santa Clau Vii ts the Blind. a She sataart, and her tunhledd curls ..M:ung o'er the eyes thait held: nio light, iA h!e:r-h' joyless life annd her dull - despair.! . An Santa Claiuas Was?t conie that night. Ahl' Saita Claus! Full oft the name S"-H'a wake'hea hope. within her breast; But he passed her by, anid her sightless eyes. • Had welled ?vith- tears in her lonely neist. )She heard'the raptured cries that rose As all the others found their friend, And crusjhed in her heart the .maiy woes Tho bl'nd hold silent until the end. And-so wvith the years her swee6t faith died, ,. For Santa s presents-if: he camne WVere ohly for the ::favoiured ones, Wh ·wre not blind, n: hi?lt, nor lame. And so she oat with tumbl eidrls .iTht iid the gloom within hedr eyes, ,and heard through her. pain thel Joyous balls O those whom the Saint did not despise . The little beds were scrambled o'er By childreni madlin their delight, WVho eagerly sought the welcome gifts, That Santa Claus ...
Port Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
Port Picture Theatre. The special attractions at the.Port Pici ture Theatre from Monday to Wednesday,:. next will. be "The Carrier Pigeon" and " From Out the Flood." On the conciud~ jng days of the week, the sensational filmd' "Jim the Fireman " and " The Wildest Mail" head the bill~of-fare. Supported by. the usual diversified list of subjects, each night's programme will be of the customat9' highly entertaining character.
LABOR PARTY. Port Melbourne Branch Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
LABOR PARTY. . Port. Mnelbourne Branch Meeting. There was a fair attendance at the meeting of the Labor Party at the Town Haldl on Monday evening,, under tlhepresidency of Mr. -A. Tucker. Re presentative members present were The Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page), and Crs. Gill and Murphy (South Melbourne). The Secretary, Mr. M. Conniff, re ported having attended a meeting of the Melbourne Ports committee on the previous Saturday evening. Nominma tions for the various positions in con neetion with the Campaign Committee took place, and the result was that Mr. Tucker was unanimously elected president, and himself: secretary. It was decided at the conference to ask the various branches to form them selves into campaign committees, and to do the best they could to arouse enthusiasm in that direction. It had also been decided to write to the Cen tral Executive and ask them to state the best means of securing a vote for the Senate candidates here. The se. retary went on to explain the attihudc that ...
CHARITY CONCERT. Institute For Blind Benefits. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
OHARITY CONCERT. Institute For Blind Benefits. . The attendance at the charity con cert at the Port Picture Thqatre on Sunday last was estimated at- about 1,000, and the institution to be.bene fited-the Victorian Institute for.the Blind-will receive about £16 as the oitcome of the kindly efforts of the "Aladdin" pantomime artists: A lib eral bill of fare was provided; and encores were granted with the same degree of generosity. The Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page) presided. One of the most notable features of the perform ance-and one that almost invariabl3 dissociates the professional frodi the amateuxr-was the excellent enuncia tion of the vocalists.. Miss Grace Ellsworth and hMr. Carrick Major were unable to attend,, and the i?pro gramme was contributed by' Madam oiselles George Stephenson, Elsie Mewden, Billee Clegg and Messrs. IHrtley Court, Chas. Hardy, and: Bert Franklin. The free' use of tle tlheatre was granted by Mr. A. Rogers, MI.L.A. The Port ?Melbourne fund; in iid of the Institut...
A LOCAL CRECHE. Suitable Site Sought. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
A LOCAL CRECHE. Suitable Site Sought. The committee that has undertaken the task of establishing a local creche is maklting satisfactory headway financially. The secretary, Miss E. Simons,,reports that the fund has now reached the stun of £110. The net returns from the American Ten that was recently held in the town are given as £20, a number of ladies who were unable to attend having since forwarded donations. There is some likelihood of the committee purchas ing a double-fronted brick villa in Not.t-street if satisfactory terms can be arranged. It is understood that iiegotiations are pending in this direc tion. With the assistance of a grant of £200 from the Government, the committee is confident that, with a creche in working order, further donations will be forthcoming. With the object of augmenting the fund, the committee has decided to hold a Picture Night at the Port Theatre on Wednesday, August 5, and those in sympathy with the movement are asked to reserve that evening .the...
PORT MELBOURNE RIFLE CLUB. RESULTS AND HANDICAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
PORT MELBOURNE RIFLE CLUB. RESBUTS:ANDI.HANDICAPSS ; ,, ? f? Following are particulars in co aiection with the "Spoon" shoot han?. dicaps (14 at 600) for nexst Saturdaay! Capt. T. Prest, A. Fadersen, H. Fer iris (5); H. Watt, R.. Sutcliffe, D. Paterson (6);. D. C. Lang, J. Gib bons, G, Watt, W. Prest, C. Harra dence, J. T. Kinsella, (7); R. Lang, D. Sinclair, (8); M. W. Young, H. Waller, (i. T. Jones, A. O'Brien, J. O'Bi'ien, W. O'Brien (10); A. Pater son, D. Molloy, J. Rummage (11); T. Molloy, E. Le Page, C. Bloomfield (12); J. Vick, (13); C. Emellen, (18); J. R. White (20); A. H. Williams (20); R.E. Rerden, P. O'Toole, (25); L. Bi'rnun (30). Following are the results of the shooting on last Saturday (14 at 500) --H. Ferris, 68 (18) 70, with 13 "bulls" finish; A. Fadersen, 69 (3). 70; W. Prest. 64 (8). 70; T. Molloy, 60 (14), 70; R. Sutcliffe, 67 (2) 69; D. C. Lang, 65 (4), 69; C. Harrm dence, 62 (6) 68; D. Paterson, 64 (4) 68: R. E. Rerden, 48 (20), (8: IT. Watt, 65' (2) 67; G. Wa...
INFLAMMABLE CELLULOID. Necessity For Stamping Articles. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
INFLAMiMABLE CELIULOID. Necessity For Stamping Articles. It is a matter for wonderment that restrictive action has not .been im posed by the legislature on the' sale of highly intlammable articles in? ev?ery-day. use, such as .ielluldid combs. A shocking illustration of the fearful injuries these artidles :can inilict whei ignited was affoirded thlie Other day, ?henu a' prattling" "chiid, while holding a hair-conmb o't~tie :file as he had seen elders hold. rushel, sustained such fearful:injuries as the result of its rapid combustion, thalt for some time the medical officers-at the Children's Hospital were fearful lest the little flame of life should flicker out. The anguis that may suddenly be thrust upon:the members of any home by, this means should not only postulate the gTeatest of care with-regard to the usage of artidles of celluloid material, but should be a potent argument in favor of the im position of drastic regulations as re gards their importation. Celluloid is' as dange...
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. Ports (11.10) beat Prahran (10.15). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
THE K 1OTBA.LL SEASON. Ports (11.10) beat Prahran (10.15). (By "Rover.") The attendance at Toorak Park, on the occasion of this-match, was rather snmall, the majority being Ports' sup porters. The play for three quarters was of a sciambling nature, but the last quarter showed a considerable improvement. The scores at the close of the first quarter were even, and Prahran led by 2.1 to 1.0. Prahran furtlier increased their score during the second term, but Ports seemed to be making a slightly better game of it, and at the half-time term, the scores were:-Prahran, 6.6; Ports, 3.4. The play in the third quarter was crowded, and Ports drew a little closer to the scores at the close, the scores being-Prahran, 8.9; Ports, 6.8. The last quarter was the best contestr- of the afternoon, and whils' Irahran could only score two "majors" and six "singles" Ports suc ceeded in getting five "majors" and two "singles" from seven scoring shots. The play during the last ten minutes was full of excitem...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
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CHILD SEVERELY BURNED. Danger of Celluloid Combs. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
*,CHILD SEVERELY BURNED.. Danger of Celluloid Combs. Au expression of sinceie sympathy foi the well-known pressman, Mr. IH. MhGliell, whose child was severely buined last Friday, was carried by the Port Melbourne branch of the P:B.C. on the motion of Messrs. M. Cio~niff (secretary), and R. Gray, on ,finiday evening. MIr. Michell, in acknowledging the kii'dliness that prompted the action oftlih'c branch, said that if anything could tend to soften the blow it was the expressions of genuine sympathy that he had received all round. But hle.thought the branch might give ea?niest consideration to the cause of thy9 accident with a view to the pre 'eution of its recurrence. The child --,a little toddler of two and a lialf-. hiad been playiig with an ordinary: hbir-comb of the "unbreakable" kind. Tliere was no mark upon it to iidi cate that it was made of celluloid, mid the result was that on putting it near the fire it had blazed up in a moment, and the little one's face was sobadly bunied ...
FOOTBALL. Graham-street Wesleys' Football Club [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
FOOTBALL. Graham-street Wesleys' Football Club Graham-street had an easy task Iast Saturday, when they engaged St. Jude's, at Port Melbourne. St. Jude's arrived shorthanded, and had to .i1 up gaps from various sources. Their team eventually included two well known local stars in iV. Molloy, and J. Newton. The locals had things all their own way, and kicked 15.16 to 1.4. Jir1 Marshall added seven goals to his tally, the rest falling to R. Davis (2), H. Petersen (2), R. Antonio, T. Butler, A. Matthews, and A. King. The Grahani street boys are requested to attend training more regularly, if they expect to participate in the finals. To-day's match is against Carltoii Church of Christ, at Royal Park. Plty. ers are asked to catch the 2 o'clock train from Port Melbourne. The Wes leys' team will- be:-G. Baird, J. Bol darini, W. Secombe, H. Petersen,, N. Carnie, F. Gadsby, A. Matthews, A. King, J. Nankerv-is, T. Quested, S. Lewis, R. Dodge, S: Donaihy, R. Tre vorrow, J. Marshall, S. Peacock,...
LADIES' NOVELTY NIGHT. Notes Too Critical. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
LADIES' NOVELTY NIGHT. Notes Too Critical. Our Society reporter, who a`tteni ed4 the" Novelty Sunetion, for. ladies only, in raid of the Ladies', Swimming Club, at the Tempeit ance Hall, on Monday, has. not quite acquired the art of toning down her impressions, In. epitomising her report, we extract the following: "Who the devil was the devil?" No doubt the finest cricketer at the Temperance I-all on Monday will be included in the Ports' team next season. Baby Bliss made a fine spectacle at the Novelty Night. Why should we make our boys we'ar uniform when there are, many girls willing to don it?" It is pleasing to note that the fuoie tion was an unqualified ·success. ._ _
A PRETTY WEDDING GROUP. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
A P.RETTY WEDDING GROUP, Notice of this pretty wedding was; published ini. the "Standard,"' of 27ith ult. We have since been furnished with the following list of wedding presents: --Bridegroom to bride,. diamond ring; bride to bridegroom, pair gold sleeveo links and set hair brushes; . mother of bride, household linen; mother of bride groom, cheque;; father of..bridegroom, cheque; Mrs. R. Thornton (aunt of bridegroom), didner-set and silver:bread board;.. Miss R. Thornton (cousin of bridegroom), table -cover and hand painted plaque; Mr. F. Sinclair, cheque; employees Swallow and Ariell, Ltd., handsome sideboard; Swallow and Ariell Ltd., wedding cake; employees Steven son and Hare, silver rose bowl and jamn spoon and.butter knife; Stevenson and Hare, 'cheque; Mr. and Mrs. Evan MIar shall, cheque; Will M.arshall and D. Brownlie, bedroom ware; E. Davis (uncle of bride), cheque; Mrs. E. Mar shall (grandmother of the bride), and Miss Rae Marshall (Sydney), silver sugar scuttle;- Miss N. ...
THEFT OF WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
THEFT OF WHEAT. '": Claude Miller, a burly stevedore's iaborer, was brought before Messrs..,; Page, Testro, Howe, Armstrong, .and Crichton, J.'sP., at the local courti on Thursday, charged with havin~g stolen a quantity of wheat,' val ued at 4/-, the property ,of F: J. Golding, on June 16. ,The 'evi dence showed that Constable Brown aw defendant walking from the Railway Pier with the wheat slung over .his shoulder in a sack. When questioned, defendant stated that the wheat had been swept from the landing stage. Hd thought it was of no use. The constable found, however, that it was "cleyn"' wheat. He told the bench that the practice was too common altogether.: The bags were "bled" and another bag was held under them to take the wheat away. Defendant was working at the side of the "Persic." Defendant, who reiterated his state ment that the wheat was only sweep ings, was fined 20/-, with 7/- costs, in default, 14 days' gaol. A farmer's son, having been awvay from home for some .tlme, t...
THE NEVER-IDLE MILLIONAIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
THE NEVER-IDLE MILLIONAIRE. If J. Pierpont Morgan had any phil osophy of ife it was this: Keep moving; keep bus'; never be idle. On his seven tietn birthday a friend, a-banker many years yodnger than himself, called at his office and found the great financier as busyj:a) a boy when he is killing snakes. "Why:idn't you retire, or at least take a rest?" said the firiend. "Here you are gelebrating your &lt;seventieth anniversary by working justn as you do all t~he re~t of the time." Mri Morgar. looked at him keenly from unddr his-bushy browe. 'When did your2father" (whom he knew very well, and who-was also a banker) "re tire?" he asked. "Five years ago," replied the young man, somewhat astonished, for Mr Morgan knew the date as well as he did. "And when did he dieP" pursued Mr Morgan. - "Two years ago," was the reply. "Well, if he had done as I am doing he would be alive to-day," commented the bankeis returning to his work.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 11 July 1914
A LITTLE GIRL AT EAGLEHAWK SUFFERED WITH A HARD DRY COUGH FOR SIX MONTHS. "THE STRAIN OF COUGHING MADE HER VERY WEAK. '"My little girl, aged fourteen years, had a very hard dry cough ;for about six months," writes Mrs.:L.Caroline Moore, Napier-street, Eaglelhawkli, Vie. "'She used to get a very tight feeling in the chest at night. Really it was very hard for her to breathe, and sone times when she would cough'her nose would bleed. The strain of coughing made her very weak indeed. I tried all sorts of different cough cures for her. but none seemed to break the cough. One day I was reading the paper and saw Dr. Sheldon's New Disc'overy for Coughs and Colds advertised, and I heard such a lot of good reports about it that I went u! to my grocer and got a bottle to try. I gave her a dose, and she did not cough the whole night long. I kept on giving it to her, and it took the tight feeling away from the chest almost at once, so that after a week's treatment with Dr. Sheldon's New Discover...