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AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 18 July 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. At Holy Trinity Church, on Sunday evening the Vicar (the Rev. W. McKie) will preach the second of the series of sermons on "Fundamentals of the Faith." The annual meeting of the C.E.M.S. will be held in the school room, on Monday week, July 27, at 8 p.m. In connection with this, there will be a corporate communion of the members on Sunday, 26th, at 8 a.m.
SUDDEN DEATH. Sensation at Factory. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 18 July 1914
SUDDEN DEATH. Sensation at Factory. A painful sensation was caused at the factory .of Messrs. Swallow and Ariell, last Tuesday afternoon, when it became known that Mr. Alfred Henry Williams, who was employed in the tin-smithing department, had suacenly succumbed to a heart at tack. Deceased, who was a single man, and was 40 years of age, had returned from luncheon and was ap parently in his usual health and spirits when, at about 3.15 p.m., he sank on to a form on No. 8 flat, leaned over on his side, groaned feeb ly, and expired without uttering a word. He had resided at 177 Bay street. with his brother-in-law, Mr. A. Weatherill. Dr. Thwaites, of Cecil street, South Melbourne, examined the body and expressed the opinion that death was due to heart disease. De ceased had been in the employ of Messrs. Swallow and Ariell for three years. He had had much experience in Western Australia, where he so journed for many years. Prior to that he was employed by the same firm in Port Melbourne....
OUR TOWN HALL. Question of Enlargement. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 18 July 1914
OUR TOWN HALL. --t-t Question of Enlargement. The general opinion of residents of Port Melbourne cannot be otherwise than that the action suggested by Cr. Russell, with regard to the muni cipality's public halls, was the only reasonable one in the circumstances. The Excelsior Hell, which fell into the hands of the council some timo ago, stands practically condemned by the Board of Health; the require merits for its effective sanitation, in the opinion of Cr. Sinclair, would cost about £500 for effectuation, and the question naturally obtruded itself *as to whether it was worth iwhile. Oh viously it is not; the hall may be put to profitable use without such outlay. SMeantime we have a Town Hall that is woefully deficient as regards the requiremeats of the people. hTo mat ter what the form of entertainment the Town Hall will not hold moire than 400 people, or thereabouts, and Port Melbourne not only loses in prestige,? but is actually out of pocket by'a constant drift to other halls i...
THE MARSEILLEISE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 18 July 1914
THE MARSEILLEISE. .. ...__ _ .. People are asking if it was a put-up job. Or whether the Mayor tipped him to do it; or some wag; or the French Consul; or whether he did it in a fit of cussedness; or whether it was in keeping with the eternal fit ness of things. But whatever the cause, it happened. In front of the. Town Hall, on Tuesday last, when the Union Jack~,luttered-.?To ielebrate the fall of the Bastille !";)-a foreign looking individual paused, and rested the supporting prop of a barrel organ on the pavement, and made a monkey that scampered on the top of the "in strument" hold out a cap, while the strains of the Marselleise were mechanically ground out. And the tragic part of the whole business was that the Miayor was not present to give a penny to the musician for an encore.
MASONIC HALL SOLD. Craft Secures Other Site. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 18 July 1914
MASONIC HALL SOLD. Craft Secures Other Site. The old Freemasons' Hall, Stokes street, has been sold to Messrs. Swallow and Ariell, Ltd., whose ex- panding business rendered the ac- quisition of the adjacent site emin- ently desirable. The ambition of Port Melbourne freemasons is to erect a larger and more modern structure, and to this end, they have purchased a site in Liardet-street, now occupied by two cottages. It is hoped to make a beginning in this direction within 12 months or so. The hall recently disposed of was built in 1858. At the outset it was of one storey, in blue-stone, but sub- sequently was added to by a storey in brick. This addition was made in the early seventies. The present Chief Justice, Sir John Madden - then Dr. Madden - was initiated at about this time. In the early days, when shipping concentrated at the Port, the lodge was instrumental in mak- ing Freemasons of many shipping captains, and other seafaring men. Still, at no period of the Lodge's his- tory h...
PORT BICYCLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 18 July 1914
PORT BICYCLE CLUB.- : A special meeting of the I.C.C.A. was held at the.Orieqnt Hotel, City, on the 9th inst., the object being to de cide whether the Association should fall in with the wish of the FederaI Council of the League of Victorian Wheelmen, that the two organisations should amalganiate for the purpose of creating a new controlling body, of cycling in Victoria. It was-decided that six delegates from the I.C.C.A., and .an equal nunmber from leading Isports' promoting societies, should constitute a body to control cycling in Victoria-both road and track racing. Mr. J. Oakes, Port Melbourne, delegate of the I.C.C.A., was elected a member of the new Board of Control, which latter office adds another to the list of- prominent positions this gentleman holds in the field of cycling. He, is a veritable Pooh Bah in this respect, holding the various positions of a Vice-President and Chairman of the I.C.C.A., delegate from the same to the new controlling body, and Sec retary of the P...
Baptist Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
Baptist Football Club. The jocal BjtistS-piay Yarraville Baptists, to-day 'at Yarraville. Play ers and supporters aro asked to meet ,at Graham station; at 1.45 p.mi The club will hold a social in the Temperance Hall to-night, a·t 7.45 sharp. A good time is promised to all who attend.: Players are asked to observe training nights--Mondays and Wed nesdays.
Graham Street Wesleys. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
Graham Street Wesleys. Graham-street Wesleys' play Carlton Methodists at Port Melbourne, to-day. The local team will comprise: G. Baird, F. Gadsby, H. Petersen, R. Antonio, A. King, A. Matthews, T. .Tiested, 8.: Lewis, I. Dodge, R. Trevorroar, J. MNar shalr, S. Peacock, N. Carnic, W. Hayes, T. Butler, S. Donachy, A. Gadsby, and W. iendall. Emergencies: J. Bull and R. Fisher. Goal-post comuittee: T.: Butler, J. Marshall and A. Gadsby.
FOOTBALL. Railway United Beat Camberwell. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
FOOTBALL. Railway United Beat Camberwell. Port Melbourne Railway United play ed Gamberwell on the ground of the latter last Saturday. The match re sulted in a win for our boys by 26 points, after a good and very friendly game. Scores at the conclusion were: Port Melbourne, 8-11; Camberwell, 5-3. GQal-kickers: Deas (2), Condon, Tay-. lor, McDonald, Reilly, Richardson, and Maloney. Best Players: Taylor, Maloney, Rey nolds, McDonald, Roberts, and Card well. The team meets Yarraville to-day, on the local ground, After a good deal of patient waiting, the Association has at last thought fit to send the pennant for last year along. It wiU be unfurl ed on the local ground at to-day's match, at the half-time interval. Sup porters should attend in force and give the boys a cheer. They should also look out for the Railways Picture Night.
Obstructed Right-of-Way. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
Obstructed Right-of-Way.: Some time ago a resideat in the locality of a right-of-way in the::: locality of Ra'lan-street-, was fined 10/, by the local bench for haring aI-: - lowed certain vehicles to obstruct the :ilhbtof- lav ii: ques rton·a : C:i Sinchlalrsaidl 'he t ighebt-of- ' ay . was ii jist- as bad ,iastate the day' 'at'kerivords. :: ' The Maibr (Cr. A,:IL. Page): He seemed to be jiidignant at being finued and muttered something.about beilg in a Labour town. Cr. Russell moved that the police be asked to proceed against the same individual for obstruction. Cr. Sinclair seconded, and the motion was carried. ,
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
GOOD-TEMPLARS. The Mutual Help Lodge held good meetings on Tuesday evenings, 14th and 21st inst., in the lodge-room, Graham-street, On the 14th one new member was received and the follow ing resolution carried: "That this lodge enters an em phatic protest against the proposals, reported in the press, to be the in tention of the Government, to extend the term and powers of the Licenses Reduction Board, and postpone the coming into force of the Local Option provisions of the present Licensing Act, as such action would Ibe a breach of faith by not giving effect to the present law, at the time fixed, and an outrage on the demo cratic right of the people to decide the question for themselves of license or no-license, and that a copy of this protest be sent to the press, the Premier, the Chief Secretary and members of Parliament for ~the dis trict." The Superintendent of Juvenile Work reported a good meeting of the juveniles on Monday evening, and a visit from the North Fitzroy Temple. On...
STREET AS A TIP. Council Takes Action. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
STREET AS A TIP. . Council Takes Action.. The attention of the local council on Tuesdayevening was called to the fact that certain people were using one of the municipality's by-streets, Iknown as Walter Avenue-between Lyon-street and the Esplanade-as a common tip. Cr. Russell, in men tioning the matter, said he was sur prised and indignant to find t~hat such was the case. The Town Clerk (Mr. A. V. IHeath) pointed out that the street had not~ yet been gazetted. "Very well, then; I move that the nle cessary steps be taken: to have it done at once,". rejoined the Council lor. Ci'. Sinclair seconded the motion, whlich was carried.-.- -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
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Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
Obituary. The death of Catherine Ariell, which ocurred oni July 19, .at "Mun :lara,'!~ I-ngoldsby-road, Camberwell, removes another link with the ~early history of Port Melbourne. The late Mrs. Ariell was the wife of Thomnas Harris Ariell, joint fTunder of 'the firm that has been known throughout Australasia for many years as Swal low and Ariell, Ltd. Deceased, who had resided in Camberwell for abount 27-years, leaves a family of six children, most of whliom have mar ried, and settled in various parts of the State. She was in her 82nd ygar and was predeceased by her hus band, whose death occurred in 1873. The flang was flown at half-mast ant the factory on Wednesday last, as a mark of iespect for tie memory of the deceased lady.
GO-TO-CHURCH SUNDAY. (To the Editor of "The Standard.") [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
GO-TO-CHURCH SUNDAY. (To the Editor, of: "cThe Standard.") Siiu, A. a 'resident of Port .el bonrne, anil. sa &regulai' reader of the "Staidlard," I would like to say how iit'eested anad pileased I have been with "j'ur kindly notices of the "Go-to-Church" Suiiday movement, which I gather is to.be held ih Port Melbourne, on Sunday, August 21id. By experience, I know the .uplift ing influence of church ministrations, and I hope, therefore, that all my fellow citi'enlis will appreciate the true worth of a movement which ex hibits a united front of all the churches, in the desire that all the members of the different churches remember their duty to Him by whom and. from" whom we receive till that makes life worth-living. I hope, sincerely, that the Irvita tions to be distributed will be kindly received by all households, and that. there will be a ready and generous response to this invitation. In its way it will be acknowledg ment by us all that we have not al together fdrgotten ...
COMMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
COMMENT. By "Spectators." No need for Ports' to stay at home. they must go to A. Merrick, ah! for a tip-top man. Little fellows don't need big boots, they can go Bar' foot. The Port men, I am sure, will never need a mentor. If they will follow the lead of Cleland in the cen tre. Why is Port 'Melbourne strongi They are a' Biblical team, led by a Sampson-a strong man. Good old skipper, too; and good on his pins! Isi't he "bandy" The fates are good,; half-back ov. centre play. But what's the good of change? Ask Deas the way he's now become half-forward-not bold enough 'yet. The wing is an appropriate place for "Storkey." He gets on the wing and quince juice won't stop himl Franklin of yore (Sir John). led expeditions to tihe pole: our Franklin doesn't care a rap which pole, so long as he can get the bal!l through. And, as the boys say, "Ain't he a bonzer? Ain't he consistent? Al ways the same old winger!" McConville is a player and a good follower, too. Port team are like the girls: th...