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Condemned Tenements. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
Condemned Tenements. A recommendation by the Health Officer (Dr. Rosenfield) that a house known as.-No. 1 Barkley-street, be condenued as unfit for human habi tatio.n :was ratified by the Town Coucil on Tuesday- i e ieni :' It?,as_ also" decided thatlimpiovements be effected in connection with tenements a't uhbbledan's lane; that an order be made for imprdvemdnts at 45 D)erham-street, as. required by the Sanitary Inspector; also in connec tion with stables; etc.; at the rear of 327Bay-street.
TO ASSIST THE BLIND. Successful Novelty Night. A Brilliant Spectacle. (Contributed). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
TO ASSIST THE BLIND. Successful Novelty Night. A Brilliant Spectacle. " Contriiuted). "One of thle prettiest daiices seen in Port Melbourne .£oi years," was the ?v:erdict passed, in gazing upon the beauntifully dressed assemblage in_ the Town Hall, on Mondci y night, where Cdurtiers, Catdes, and Geishas vied in the merrxmaking With Man darins and Gipsies.; while . gentle housemaid,-busy with brish and pan, thod ini the wake ofi hleroines of fairy story. Te tiniest dirlings ever seen on a 'ballroqm. floo., appe red.in a Buridal Set, :iaxkeniing delightful ap preciation; thle wee groomsmen wear ing moustaches, and suited in well tailo'red, orthodox Wedding garb, es coring .'their .elli. gowned brides maids,who were little above the size of ordiinarydoll.. MIiss Ie ielihy had ,dressed da., trainied this dainty group, and many' were thie encomiums pjssed uponliat ,,The LEarry Victorina sef -i-ith tlheu uaintly v-co6rieet dos- times. perfect manner of' the old timne and excellent d'aphin...
Orange Service. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
Orange Service! . An united Orange Service of the South Mielbburne and Port Mel bourne district lodges willbe held a:t the South MIeilbotirne Town Hall, on Sunday, August 2, when the speaker will be the Rev. H. Worrall. An in vitation to the Mayor and. Council lors to attend was received at the meeting of the council, on Tuesday evening, and if was resolved, on the motion of Crs Crichton and Gill, that as many councillors as cared to at tend should do so.
Port Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
Port Picture. Theatre. The vastly amusing film, "Caught in a Caboret," has been secured by the man agement, but owing to the great demand for this picture, it can be shown at the Port Theatre on two nights only-Mon day and Tuesday next. An attractive programme has been prepared for the week, full particulars of which will be found in the advertisement. 8~il
PORT LABOUR PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
PORT LABOUR.PARTY. The ordinary weekly meeting of, the Labour Party was held ill thej, Town Hall, on Monday evening. There was a fair attendance, and the chair was occupied by the Presi dent of the branch, Mr. A. Tucker. Representative menfeers pri'esent is cluded Mr. Sangster. M.L.A., and Crs. Sinclair and Smith, and Cr Mur phy (South Melbourne). Messrs. F. McKiernan and P. Gill were admitted as new members of the branch. The President, in wel coming them, said he had no doubt .but that they would prove good workers. One was a delegate from the Grocers' and the other from the Municipal Employes' Union. Correspondence. The correspondence showed that Senator Blakey and Mr. McKissock, Labor nominees for the* Senate at the forthcoming elections, would de liver addresses at the Town Hall, on August 17. Reports. The secretary (Mr Ml. Conniff) de tailed the plan of campaign with re gasd to Mr. Mathews' candidature which had been decided upon at a meeting of the Campaign Committee. Address...
Bradley's Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
Bradley's Pictures. - The "star" film at Bradley's pic tures, this evening, will be "The Third String/' a mirth-provoking comedy of ingenious construction. "One Pound O'Brien in the Ring," is another comic film that may be de pended upon to give rise to much merriment. It is, perhaps, amongst the most genuinely humorous films of its kind yet produced. Other pie tures to be screened include the "Mystfry Lady" and "'The Raid on the Red MIrauders."
LOCAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
LOCAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. Meetings in connection with the Society willitake place in future on the lastThurs day in the month, and the next-meeting will take place in. the town hall supper room on July 30th. The following have been elected office'bearers:-President, Cr. O. SinclaIr; vice'presidents, Mrs. Glen A. Knight, Rev. W. McKie, Rev. J. Landels, Dr. Sabelberg, Mr. T. Armstrong and Mr. J. Cronin; committee, Messrs. J. Russ, D. Yates, A. Morrison, E. -Stephens, J. Eager and J. Taylor; honorary secretary, Mr. J. Bartlett.
PORT TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
PORT TENNIS CLUB. The local club played Clifton Hill, last season's premiers, on Saturday last, and were defeated by 40 games to 30. *The scores were: McKerlie and Brown (C.I.) drew with Wood and Martin (P.M.). 6-3. 3-6. Horton and Ansett, beat Freame and Bond, 6-3, 6-3. Wood and Miss Cribbes lost*to McKerlie and Miss Dunning, 6-3. Horton and Miss Burt beat Freame and Miss Unkles, 6--4. Ansett and Miss Burt lost to Mar tin and Miss Unkles, 4-6. Brown and Miss DTnning lost to Bond and Miss Cribbes 3-4 (unfin ished). Membership in this Club is open to all. Beginners will receive a cor dial welcome. The condition of Barlow-street and footpath formed the subject of a complaint by Isabella Robertson. to the local council on Tnesdav even ing. The matter was referred to the surveyor for a report.
FISHERMEN'S DWELLINGS. The "Move On" Order. Council Seeks Other Sites. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
FISHERMEN'S DWELLINGS. The "Move On" Order. Council Seeks Other Sites. An urgent appeal for considera tion of the plight of dwellers in fish ermen's huts on the Bend laud, in view of orders for removal to make way for the new railway route, was inade by Cr. Russell, at the meeting of the Town Council on Tues day evening. Eleven tenements of that nature were to be removed, he said, and he understood that three widows were included amongst the residents. The Minister of Lands should be urged to make -provisionl for them in land further down the Bend. They should be put on the same footing as freeholders whose houses were being removed from the site. Freeholders, it seemed, could get good compensation, and he thought the unfortunate people in question should receive !asdistance also in the removal of their homes. Some of them had spent their life time in that plarticular locality. Sites should be provided for them and the expenses of removal should be de frayed by the Lands Department....
CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUND. Preliminary Steps Taken. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUND. Preliminary Steps Taken. A letter from the Lands Depart ment, stating that the necessary action had been taken to survey the proposed site for a Children's Play ground at the Northern end of Edwards' Park, was received with approving comment by the Town Council on Tuesday evening. The sum of £300 has been included in the proposed loan schedule for consid eration on Tuesday evening, in con nection with this work .It is to be hoped that this forward step towards the conservation of the health of our juveniles will be consummated at an early date. Albert Yendell was ordered by the Port Melbourne Bench (Messrs. R. Murphy, P.31., Page 'and Testro, J.'sP.), on Monday last to return certain articles of cadet uniform to the Defence Department; or to pay 4/6 as an equivalent in value. It was contended that. Yendell hnd transferred from the Cadet to the Citizens' Forces, and had not re turned a kerchief and a pair of serge trousers. He mafntained that he had, but the be...
A NEW TOWN HALL. Much Needed Work at Port. Agreed Upon By Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
A NEW TOWN HALL. Much NJded Work at Port. A: greed Upon By Coun?il;: "I should like to express some thing of the pleasure I feel," said Cr. Russell, at the meeting of the Town Council, on Tuesday evening, "that the council has at last taken steps to provide an up-to-date Town Hallb for our residents." Cr. Gill jocularly remarked that the council had not got the money yet, and Cr. Russell retorted that they would soon get it all the same. He hoped such a ne cessary work would not be delayed any longer. Ratepayers, he was sure, would agree that that was one of the most necessary works they had yet undertaken. They knew -what success had been achieved toy local entrepreneurs in the way of picture shows, and c)here was abundanud scope for the council to make a solid return out of the proposed outlay. He would go as far as to say that it would prove one of the greatest revenue producers in the town. Coun cillors would not have felt flattered if they had heard some of the un complimentary...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
GET QUOTATIONS FOR EVERvY' DESCRIPTION OF TIM BER andi BUILDING MATERIAL FROM . , J. E. EARL, Bay-street, Port DMelb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. SWiane and Spirit Merchants, Are renowned for High-Class Goods at Lowest Possible Prices. S OBSERVE THE ADDRESSES AND MAKE A POINT OF CALLING. -ir~:: ~WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY. 219 BAY STREET (Telephone 1880). 401 BAY STREET. BRIDGE & ROSS STREETS (Tel. 7490). PORT NMELBOURINE. BOUNDARY & BUCKHURT STS. SOUTH MELBOURNE. Choioe and Fresh Butter and Dairy Produce a Specialty. Somethn. about the Clare Castle Motel, Corner of GRAHAM and ROSS STREETS,.Port Melbourne, .FRED. DALOARNO, LioenS.ee,. ABBOTSFORD ANn CARLTON ALES. BEST BRANDS OF WINES, SPIRITS AND CIGARS. ENGLISH ALE ON DRAUGHT. - Allcool?'s Standa~rd Billiard Table. -OLD AND NEW FRIENDS WELCOMED. L. J. H LLA ND. ,.it":. 0 ~ ~ll.~N a10208 Coent. LICENSED SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Boll Hanger. ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS AND REPAIRS to Sanitary Work a Specia...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
I ELBOTI N PICT R CORNER RO -i TAY L AM T S. • " ., ,? !i.: " - - OPIEN SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAv~1MIES at 8 o'clock. Professioinal Orchestra PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - Is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. Children Half Price Week Nights and MVatinees. Saturday Nights Excepted. Saturday IM¶atinee, 2.30. This Theatre is Conducted en tirely by UNION LABOR. CHILDREN'S PRIZE MAT E Every Saturday. Beautiful Dolls for the Girls, Watches and Footballs for the Boys. Monday & -Tuesday only Caught :n a Caboret A Top-Notch Keystone Fihmn, 2,000 ft. in le'ngth. STAR FILMS for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday CONVWT CT. 113 - THE-- STEP-? T ER STAR FILMS for Thursday, Friday and Saturday Lvstery of the lack Domino (Starr, 2000 ft.) POTEA THE 2,, AND THE INFEINAL AUTOMOBILE. (ECLAIR, 4,300 feet). To -be screened during the week: Dramas: IN FATE'S CYCLE - - AB. THE WEAKER SISTER - Rex IN REMEMIBRANCE - Selig Comedies: UNCLE MVAXIM'S WILL - B.& C. Tightwad Buys a Laundry Pow. That Infernal Mi...
PORT RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
PORT RIFLE CLUB. • Following are particulars in con nection with the f'Spoon" shoot to day (14 at 600): T. Prest, H. Watt, R. Sutciice, A. Fadersen, 5; D. Paterson; 6; D. C. Lang. J. Gilhons, C. Harradence, J. T. Kinsella, H. Ferris, G. Watt, 7; IR. Lasg, 8; D. Sillclair. W. Prest, 9: M. W. Young, H. Waller, G. T. Jones, A. O'Brien, J. O'Brien, W. O'Brien, 10; J. Rummiage, A. Paterson, D. Molloy, 11; E. Le Page, C. Bloom field, 12; T. Molloy, 14; C. Emellen, 20; J. R. White, 22; P. O'Toole, R.. E. Rerden, 25; L. Braun, 30. The shooting Tast Saturdby re sulted as follows (14 at 200): H. Watt ..... 66 (4) 70 T. Prest........... ..66 (4) 70 ID. Paterson ...... 66 (4) 70 I-I. Ferris...... ... 64 (6) 70 D. Sinclair '.. ..·. 63 (7) 70 G. Watt .... . :: .._:65 (4) 69 A. Fadersen , .. 64 (4) 68 ST. Molloy ... ., . 56 (12) 68 R.E. Rerden . ::.- .. 44 (25) 69 D. . Lang .. 63 (4)67 H. Sutchiffe . -. .-63 (4). 67 J. T. Kinsella .. . .: 63 (4) 67 C. Harradence .... , 62 (5) 67 W. Prest ........ ...
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. Hours of Polling. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. Hours of Polling. At the meeting of the Town Coun cil on Tuesday evening, Cr. Sinclair remarked that the council made ar rangements some time ago to have the polling hours extended at Muni cipal elections until 8 p.m. He want ed to see that arrangement carried out, and. moved that inquiries bh made of the Government with re gard to its adoption. Cr. Crichton said he thought it was unfair to extend the hours of *the Poll Clerk if he were not paid overtime. Cr Smith said his hours in connec tion with the Federal elections were from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m.-16 hours. Cr. Russell: They should be paid a little extra if they are going to work later. The Town Clerk (Mr. A. V. Heath) when subsequently interviewedl, said the proposed innovation had not yet been passed into law.
A. W. A. Port Melbourne Branch. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
A. W. A. Port Melbourne Branch. The Port Melbourne branch of the A.W.A. held their fortnightly meeting on Wednesday, July 22; Miss P. Hodges, President, occupied the clhnir. An apology was received froni hMrs. Porrit (ex-president) for non attendance. Miss Vorherr was accepted as a full benefit member. MIiss Mary McClellan was propos ed for membership. Mrs. Borowski reported attending the lecture at tihe South Yarra A.N.A. The President reported attending the local A.N.A. ju jitsnq evening. given by Mr. Spain and pupils. Mrs. Suffolk reported having at tended, withi other members, the Nov elty Night, held on Monday last, in aid of the Blind Institute, to which the local A.W.A. have rendered such valunable assistance; it was a great success, both socially and financially. The syllabus items for the evening were "A Guessing Competition" (tro phy by Irs. Coverdale)!, won by Mrls. Suffolk. "Ten M\iliutes as President" (trophy? by Mirs. Po;rit), was ,also won by Mrs. Suffolk.. The next m...
ELECTRIC LIGHT. Reduction in Rates. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
ELECTRIC LIGHT. -:. . Reduction in Rates. At the meeting of the Port Mel-.. bourne Council, oel.Tuesday last, the followiing recommendations of . the Electric Lighting Committee were ra1tifiedi - With a view to the encouragement ofl the use of.electric power in local factories ,and the establishment of new factories in Port MIelbourne, tlhe council adopt the follbwing tariff (as from 1st October. 1914): For power supplied between the hours of midnight and 5 pin. the following day, up to 1,000 units monthly .......... ..2d For all between 1,000 and 4,000 lid For all over 4,000 ........... lid The above is the new ilower tariff proposed for Footscray. That this council wait upou the Electric Supplj Committee of the City council, adid request fhat as the tariff for power has now been reduced to bed-rock, the city should make a reduction in tlieir rate for supply of electric energy for power purposes.- . That purcliase of 550 yards of bare copper cable be authorised for mains to supply ...
FOOTBALL. Essendon (13.7) Beat Ports (10.6). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
FOOTBALL. Essenldon (13.7) Beat Ports (10.6). The fine afternoon last Saturday drew a fair number to the local ground. Some good football was shown during the first half of the game. The ris tors started by kicking towards the railway goal, but it remained with the locals to score first point, euonzies snapping a minor point; and Anguin, with a smart piece of play, put the ball between the big uprights. The visitors now had a turn and secured 3 goals and 3 behinds in quick succession. Immediately on the change of ends the visitors secured a goal and a behind, after which ~the locals got an irre sistible rush on, and put on no less than 6 goals 3 behinds before the.bell sound ed for the half-time.interval, the scores at this stage being:-Ports, 7.4; Essen don, 4.4. The third quarter was a repe tition of the second,-but it was Ithe visi tors who got the rush on, and somne very exciting play took place. T~he visitors seemed to be too strong in the ruck, and the locals leaving their pla...
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Graham Street Methodists. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 25 July 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Graham Street Methodists. The preacher at the Graham-street Methodist Church to-morrow morning will be the Rev. T. D. Trueman. In the evening the Rev. R. S. Joyce will preach on "The Befitting Christ." An Evening on Travel Notes and Reeitals will be given in-the school hall .on Wed nesday, when the speakers mill be t-h Revs. C. Tregear and-:R. S. SJoyce. - Baptist Church. The preacher at the Baptist Church, Ross-street, to-morrow, will be the Rev. P. J. Masters. "H'low best to improve the Social Order," will be the subject of the morning address, and in the evening the sermon will be on "Reso lution," the fourth of a series of ad dresses under the general title of "The Manliness of the Master." Presbyterian Church. "Fullness: a Practical Study," and "A Night Scene-True to Life,'" will be the subjects upon which the Rev. J. D. Landels will preach at the Presby Lerian Church to-morrow, at the morn ing and evening services respectively. Holy Trinity. On Sunday aext...