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ITEMS OF NEWS. "LIBERTY" AT PORT THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. "LIBERTY" AT PORT THEATRE. "Liberty, the Herald Man of Mystery," will be at the Port Picture Theatre on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday even ings next week. Splendid pictures are announced for patrons of the Theatre dur ing the week. Star films on the first three nights will be "The Fortune Hunters" and "When the Light Went Out." And on Thursday, Friday and Saturday " The Land of Dead Things" and "A Guilty Conscience ' are the bill-toppers. PRESENTATION. A handsome silver biscuit barrel, suit ably inscribed, has been presented to Ser geant-Major Vincent, on the occasion of his transference from Port Melbourne, as a token of esteem.
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
: ELECTRIC SPARKS. Last match of season. As regards our Senior Football Team. On the local ground this after noon. The opposing side will be North Melbourne. Supporters expect the Port team to rise to the occasion, and go into recess with a memorable victory to their credit. John .Kelly was intercepted- by Constable Vallance wheui making his way into the Port Picture Theatre in an inebriated condition. on Sunday evening. He told the constable that. he was a clown, and emphasised the word with an adjective. He was lined 20s., in default. 7 days gaol, by Messrs. Page and Hester, J's.P., on Monday last. Isabella Cohen, a young woman in quiet but superior attire, was lodged at the Port Melbourne lock up on Monday evening on her way to Sydney under police escort. It is understood that she was " wanted " in connection . with s atkain alleged defalcations, amount i?ng- -?"SQ0,. in :-egard 'to the accounts of the Stalidard Manufac tusing Coy., in Kent-street, Sydney. She was apprehended at ...
PROPERTY SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
PROPERTY SALES. A neiv double-fronted weather board villa, outbuildiiigs, etc., at Swallow-street, Port :Melbourne, will be offered under the ham mer by Messrs. W. Armstrong and Son, on the ground, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday next. The auctioneers are acting under' the instructions of the Railway De partment, and the property is another on the list " for removal."
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
GOOD TEMPLARS. The quarterly election of oflicers of the Mutual -lelp Lodge took place on Tuesday evening, in the lodge room, Graham-st.reet, when the fol lowing were elected :-C.T., Sister I. Gotz (re-elected): V.T., Sister Mrs. Poultor,; Sec., Sister I. E. Martin (re-elected) ; T. Sister, Mrs. Martin (re-elected): S.J.W., Bro. W. Cod ling : E.D.. Bro. J. T. Crouch; F.S., Bro. C. 1H. Martin: C., Sister Birch; M., Bro. G. Stewart; G., Bro. J. Brownlie: S., Bro. E. Martin; P1.C.T., Bro. Mann : Pianist. Sister Mrs. Cron. The Secretary read a. letter fronm Rev. S. Hialris, organiser to Victor ian Alliance, re meeting to take steps to fonrm a No-Licenice League, and it was resolved to send representatives. Suggested questions to Parliamen tarv candidates were submitted, and referred to the Grand Electoral De puty. Proposals to hold a ; ries of open-air campaign meetings during tlhe first week in October were re ferrted to the Syllabus Coummittee: also a iroposal to lave a picture night ...
CORRESPONDENCE. EVILS OF VACCINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. .? -.-?. _ - EVILS OF VACCINATION,. To the Editor of the "Standard." Sir, - Kindly allow me space to state a few solid facts, which will be - interesting to the open-minded sec tion of your readers, in connection with the above. I do not presume to influence those whose minds are closed on this subject, who are quite satisfied with the one-sided evidence of unscrupulous medical practition ers, who for mercenary motives per sist in polluting the pure blood of in fants with cow-pox, tuberculosis, cancer, consumption, and many other vile disorders. Dr. William Gaton, wlhen giving evidence at a Royal Commission; admitted that four fifths of the sufferers in small-pox hospitals are vaccinated. During the late Sheffield epidnemic, out of 7001 cases of small-pox 5831 were ad mitted to have been vaccinated; and 26Q of the vaccinated persons died from small-pox. The reports of the Registrar-Gene ral, London; admit that from 1859 to 1880, no fewer. than 390 deaths were caused ...
HARRY LAUDER SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
HARRY LAUDER SEASON. The renowned Scotch comedian, 1 Harry Lauder, opened his concluding season of eight. nights at the King's Theatre on Thursday evening, when there was a large and appreciative attendance, with a gallery that was always ready to take up the familiar refrains of songs that he has been the means of familiarising throughout the English-speaking world, and which are never sung as he sings them. The residents of a certain suburb, by the way, have been con vulsed of late by the wit of some local wag. Everybody is familiar with the poster advertisement which depicts the famous Scot holding; forth on the virtues of a certain tea. "T like yoiur country, and I like you;r people, and I like certain b-rand of your tea, it's awfu guicd." he says. But the wag cleverly inserted in large letters the word "don't.' and covered the word "guid." The ad vertisement then read "and I don't I like your tea: it's awxfu'!"
MILITARY CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
S-. MILITARY ,.CHANGES. ,-Staffi;ergean.tt Major".Vincent,: 'of Area 52n, Port Melbourne., who ;has done excellent. work in the. •training of our youth in matters 'military. for the past three years;. has been ,transferred to Wanga ratta. His. position will be filled by Sergeant-Major . VW. .Mac pherson.. They are both veterans. iThe former has twenty-eight *years' service .to his ..credit, and &lt;draws a pension from the Impe rial Governmeit 'for " a-servin' !of 'er Majesty the Queen " in Burmah and other' foreign parts, and Sergeant-Major Macpherson, late of the Camcroi Highlanders, fought under Lord Kitchener at OnOmdurman, and has also been on active service elsewhere. He is :likely to prove an able successor to a worthy predecessor. Go-to-Church Sunday will be observ ed ai Holy Trinity Chuich to-morrow. Holy Communion will be celebrated at 8 a.m., and the preacher at all.services will be the Rei.V. MdV. M ie.
CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOUR. Baptist Juniors' Anniversary. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOUR,. Baptist Juniors' Anniversary. On Wednesday, July 22, the anni velsary concert took place, and like its predecessors has been celebrated in right royal fashion. Rev. P. J. Masters occupied the chair. The 50 or more girls and boys seated on bhe platform gave to an appreciative audience some very interesting items. Through the inevitable absence of Mr. C. Harvey, Superintendent, who has been confined to his room for a lengthy period, the task of training the children was borne by Miss L. Pinches and Mr. H. Tindle, who car ried out their duties admirably. Miss Lewis, Superintendent of Victorian Baptist Juniors, was also present, and when called upon to address the 200 present, paid a. high tribute to the local juniors as a great power for good in the district, and expressed her delight at seeing so many present It spoke volumes for the interest -shown in the young folk. Port Melbourne Baptist Juniors are ardent supporters of their own missionary in India, and are t...
HORTICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
HORTICULTURAL NOTES. (By J.B.). The recent cold and frost may have done some damage to, young annuals, and so it will be best for the gar dener to delay the planting of the more tender sorts,-- but if he wishes a •dislipiy" in: spjrig ia "must ('h oz-' with the planting-of annuals, such as Dianthus, Snapdragon, Candytuff, .Marigold, Daisies, Polyanthus, Prim roses, Lobelia, Forget-me-nots, Stocks, Pansies, Lupins, Sweet Sal tairs, and Delphiniums. It is not too late to plant shrubs or trees, and. of course Roses and Carnations could not be planted at a better time than now. This is also an excellent time to plant out Gladioli. Plant half your stock, net all, in order that they may be in bloom in spring and early summer. The balance of your Crones plant in December; they will flower in the autumn. The following are a few good carnations :-Enchan tress, White Enchantress, White Per fection, Windsor, Beatrice Jean, Mrs. Barnett. With regard to shrubs, nothing can be added to the list g...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
GET QUOTATIONS FOR EVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL FROM . . J. E. EARL, Bay-street, Port Melb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. CASH GROCERS, Wine iand Spirit Merchants, Are renowned for High-Class Goods at Lowest Possible Prices. \OBSERVE THE ADDRESSES AND MAKE A POINT OF CALLING. WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY. 219 BAY STREET (Telephone 1880). 401 BAY STREET. BRIDGE & ROSS STREETS (Tel. 7490). PORT MELBOURNE. BOUNDARY & BUCKHURST 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. DAL(ARNO, Licensee, ABBOTSFORD AND CARLTON ALES. BEST BRANDS of WINES, SPIRITS AND CIGARS. ENGLISH ALE ON DRAUGHT. g1 Aliozik's Standard Billiard TablE -OLD AND NEW FRIENDS WELCOMED. L. J HOA L L N10208 C:ent. LICENSED SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Bell Hanger. ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS AN~ REPAIRS to Sanitary Work a Speciaty. Jobbing Work attended to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
THEATRE CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN EVERY EVENING. SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAIMES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - Is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. Children Half Price Week Nights and Matinees. Saturday Nights Excepted. Saturday Matinee, 2.30. This Theatre is Conducted en tirely by UNION LABOR. CHILDREN'S PRIZE MATINEE Every Saturday. Beautiful Dolls for the Girls. Watches and Footballs for the Boys. STAR FILMS for Monday,-Tuesday and Wednesday THE FORTUNE HUVTERS (PRIEUR, 3,So0o feet). WHEN LIG HT WET OJT. (APEX, 3,coo feet). STAR FILMS for Thursday, Friday and Saturday LAND Ol F DEAD T NsCS (BRONEO, 2,o000o feet). CUILTY CONSC3ENCE (DANSK, 2,300 feet). To be screened during the week: Dramas: Mollie and the Oil King - Maj. The Road to Plaindale - A.B. An Old Locket - - Rex The Bond of Love - - Selig Too Proud to Beg - - Rel, Modern Fairy Tale- - Rex Comedies: Pimple in Society - - Folly Percy, the Lady Killer - A.B. Tale of a Dog - - Pow, Wha...
CHEAPENING ELECTRICITY. Press Encomium. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
CHEAPENING ELECTRICITY. Press Encomium. "Port Melbourne has shown an en-. Alghtened and business-like sense of ij own. well-being," says "The -Her a-: "of 'Monday last,: 'in reducing tYie cost of the consumption "f elec ; -tricitv:. It is. claimed. ,that this is now don is to beod ockl, and will come into force on October 1, when, for power between the hours of midnight and 5 p.m., on the following day, up to 1000 units 2d. a unit will be charged; between 1000 and 4000 units, 1 'd.; and over 4000 units, 1ld. Representations are now to be made from the Port Melbourne local council to the Melbourne City Coun cil askinig that the price of power from the central stationf shall be re duced in proportion. As tho City Council told the Port Melbcarne authorities that nothing in the way of a reduction could be granted till the municipalities had reduced their rates to the lowest possible, and see ing that this has been done, it may be expected that consumers who are not in a position to' pay...
PORT LABOUR PARTY. The Coming Elections. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
PORT LABOUR PARTY. The Coming Elections. Interest in the approaching elec tions-Federal and Mzunicipal-was manifested by an exceptionally large attendance at the meeting of the Port Melbourne branch, P.L.C., on Monday evening. The President (Mr. A. Tucker) occupied the chair, and included amongst representative members present, were Mr. G. Sang ster, M.L.A., and .Crs. A. L. Page (Mayor) and E. J. Russell, and Cr. Murphy (South Melbourne). Correspondence from the Central Executive Committee showed that the nominations of Cr. T. Smith and Mr. A. Tucker as candidates for the municipal elections had been en dorsed. As regarded the third party, Mr. R. Dixon, it was felt that fur ther inquiries should be made, as lie had only been a member of the branch for 12 months. The secretary (Mr. M. Conniff) stated that at a meeting of the State Electoral Council, held that evening, Mr. Dixon had explained that he was a member of the Rokewood branch of the A.N.A. and of the Engine Drivers' and Fire...
GRAHAM STREET METHODISTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
GRAHI-AM STREET METHO DISTS. "What to do with our Troubles" and "The Greatest and the Least" will be the subjects upon which the Rev. R. S. Joyce will preach to morrow morning and evening respec lively. The annual Foreign Mis sion meeting will be held on Tues day next, when an address will be delivered by the Rev. J. W. Burton, Autlhos and Orator.,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
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PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, The s bjects chosen by the Rev. J. D. Landcls for his sermons to-morrow - Go-to-Church-Sunday -- at the Presbyterian Church, are"The.Place of the- Church in the World" and "The Church and the Workiig Classes," morning and evening re spectively. There will be a song ser vice in the evening, and Miss Peacock will be the soloist.
A.N.A. Local Branch Meeting. Initiative and Referendum. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
A.N.A. Local Branch Meeting. Initiative and Referendum. A discussion took place at the meeting of the local branch of the A.N.A., under the presidency of Mr. M. J. Nolan, on Tuesday evening, on the action of the sub-committee of the Board of Directors dscontinuing the pro pagation of the Initiative and Re ferendum Campaign in accordance with the finding of the Conference nf 1913. Mr. R. Irvin said he had been elected to represent the branch at the Annual Conference at Ararat in 1913. At that conference there was a proposal from the Carlton branch that the Board urge upon the Government the adoption of the Initiative. Recall and Referendum. The word "Recall" was deleted, and the motion was carried. It was de clared a. national question, and was adoptea almost unanimously. mue Initiative and Referendum had now come before the public. The Board had fallen in with the view that the proposed measure should be advo cated at the forthcoming Federal] clections; but all of a sudden the sub-c...
TENNIS. Presbyterian Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
TENNIS.. Presbyterian Club. The return match with East St. Kilda Presbyterian Tennis Club was -played on Saturday last on the St. Kilda court. On the last. occasion on which these teams met, Port Mel bourne were rather badly beaten, and this defeat has been the spur to increased practice and additional interest shown by almost every mem ber of the Club. As mornings and evenings lengthen, and more time is available for players, it is hoped to greatly improve in form, and, pos sibly, repeat occasionally the per formnnance of Saturday last at St. Kilda. Following are details: Gentlemen's Doubles. J ,Landels and F. Anderson, Port Melbourne, beat Fletcher and Ja cobs, St. Kilda-6 to 5. F. Sheldrick and J. Landels, Port Melbourne, beat Fysche and Mar shall; St. Kilda-6 to 2. Ladies' Doubles. Misses Landels and Cribbis, Port Melbourne, beat Misses Poate and Lind S't. Kilda-6 to 1. Mixed Doubles. Mer. Jamieson and Miss Cribbis. Port Meibourne, beat Mr. Fletcher and Miss Bate, St. Kilda-6 to...