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PEOPLE ARE SAYING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING. That- Constable P. E. P. Denham, who has been engaged as-local watch house-keeper for upwards of two years, has'been transferred to Carl tori. That Poit Melbourne thus loses one of its most efficient and courte ous police officials. * That he will carry with him the good-will of everybody with whom he came in contact. That he will win friendship and respect in his new quarters. That Sergt. A. J; Sims, of the Port -Melbourne police, has been re commended for promotion. That it will come at a compara tively early date. That his manual on duty for the use of the members of the force: is as widely read as ever. That Bob Merrick should have. -een the Port team through the cur rent football season before listening to allurinig offers from Warrnam bool. That he still holds the record as rthe 'champion goal-getter in the As sc8,ihtion. - tT haat· -·Bservices woulcl have 1been -ii .lua -last Saturdiy: -:That two-other well-known players "turned douwn" alluring offers from ...
ROUND THE CHURCHES. Go to Church Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
ROUND THE CHURCHES. Go to Church Sunday. This is an idea from America. Some ideas from America are good some not so good. This one has worked out well where tried in Aus tralia. The novelty of the idea has proved very attractive to some folks, and many who had drifted out of the habit of going to church has been able to renew the old order, much to their own satisfaction. At least it won't do a man any hann to ao and see what the churches are like. He won't get his morals coitupted at all by so doing. A good many who criticise the churches would doso less if they knew their work. It is at -least reasonable we should all get acquainted with what is oing on in our midst, and that we cannot do unless we come into personal touch with what is being done. We shall be glad to hear of all the churches being crowded to-morrow, as they were at Williamstown last Sunday, where a Go-to-Church Sunday was held. Sermons appropriate to the occasion will be preached in all the churches..
APPROACHING WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
APPROACHING WEDDINC. It will be learned with interest. amongst a wide circle of friends in Port Melbourne thatl the engagement cf Miss Elsie Poolman and MIr. Wim. Taylor will be consunmmated in mat rimonyV on September 5. The par ties are well known locally, and en joy a. considerable measure of popu larity. Miss Poolman has been a valued emnploye of the Messrs. Riall for several years
HOUSE BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
HOUSE BAZAAR, Tai assist the fund for the liquida tioni of the debt oni the chancel of Holy Trinity Church, a House Bazaar was held on Saturdilv last, at Mrs. Glen Kniight's, Bridge-street. The opening ceremony took place at 3 p.m., when the Vicar (Rev. W. McKie) introduced to tlhose present Mrs. Poolman, a former resident of Port Melbourne, and an ardent iorker. in Holy Trinity Church, and invited her to perform the opening ecremonly. In a. very practical and graceful address, Mrs. Poolnuan ex pressed- ler pleasure at being pre sent.-at the gathering. She was the founder of the Guild, and had been its first president.. She rejoiced at the success which had attended their efforts, and hoped that the present veuture would prove a great suc cess. She then formally -declared the Bazaar open for the transaction of business. One of the little gir?s then presented Mrs. Poolman with a bouquet of roses. Mr. Tuff proposed. a vote of thanks to alls. Poolman for .hir kindness in coming to help...
GO-TO-CHURCH SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
GO-TO-CHURCH SUNDAY; We have been furnished with the following passionate appeal " to a man who has ceased to. go to church ": My Dear Friend, I understand that you have given up going to church. I wonder why? I do not insult you by supposing that you have quarrelled with anybody-minis ter, elder, or fellow-member. And yet there is nothing more curious in modern life than'the fact that a personal squa'bble, or a spice of jealousy, or a griev ance, real or imaginary, often seems to alter-outwardly, at least-some men's entire rela tionship to the universe. Now, the giving of offence is a shame and a crime, but the tak ing of offence is sheer stupidity, especially when it leads to the snapping of such a tie as church fellowship. Neither do I credit the sug gestion made to me that you: have left us because of the music. Although people are not sure whether it is becauise our music is too choral or too con gregational, I feel certain that is not the reason. Your sense of humour would for...
GRAHAM-STREET WESLEYS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
GRAHAM-STREET WESLEYS. Carlton Methodists last Saturday fell victims to the Graham-street boys' skill, the final scores reading: Carlton, 2-3: Graham-street, 8- 17. The local goal-kickers were: J. Marshall (2), W. Rendall (2), S. Lewis, R. Antonio, R. Trevorrow, and A. Gadsby. To-day, the return match against the local Baptists takes place. A good game is anticipated. The fol lowing players will represent Gra ham-street :-S. Doisachy, W. Hayes, F. Gadsby, W. Waghorn, II. Peter sen, R. Antonio. G. Baird, A. King, A. Gadsby, D. Drever, J. Nankervis, R. Dodge, R. Trevorrow, J. Mar shall, S. Peacock, N. Carnie, W. Secombe, and W. Rendall.
C.E.M.S. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
C.E.M.S. .The annual .meeting of Holy. .Trinity Blanch of . C.E.31.S. was lheld on Monday, July 27, in the schoolrcoom, when the President (the Rev. W. MlcKie) occupied the chair. There was a fair attendance of melll bLers. The report. and balance-sheet read expressed a hope that the com ing financial year mighlt witness a new era of prosperity and useful ness. The balance-sheet showed a crtcdit balance.. A vote of thanks was accorded to the retiring officers, Ind. this was. responded- to by: Mr. iUharles and Mr. Tuff. -Mr: W. II. ilinay was appointed IHon. Secre tary, and Dr.. Glen IKiight~and .Ms. 1FP. H.ar'p'er: Qreas'urgrs." .-,.: ,
LEAGUE OF VICTORIAN WHEELMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
LEAGUE OF VICTORIAN WHEELMEN. It was mentioned in a previous issue of this paper that a confer ence had been held with a view of amalgamating, the League of Victorian Wheelmen with the Inter-club Cycling Association, and that it had been decided to adopt the idea. On the 29th July a meeting of delegates of both the bodies concerned was held. Mr. Southern (represent ing the Druids' sports commit tee) was elected chairman pro tem., and Mr.. Kruger (delegate from the Railway Sports Asso ciation) secretary pro tem. It was decided that the programme of the I.C.C.A. to the end of August should be carried out in its original form. It was fur ther agreed that the L.V.W. should remove all- existing dis qualifications from members of the I.C.C.A., and that the latter should reciprocate as regarded L.V.W. members, all other cir cumstances being equal. The new council has decided to charge the following registration fees:-For track and road, 5/-; road alone, 2/-. For country members riding in c...
PORT MELBOURNE BICYCLE CLUB. Social Tourney at Richmond. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
PORT MELBOURNE BICYCLE CLUB. Social Tourney at Richmond. On Wednesday evening the members of the above-named club paid a visit to the head quarters of the Richmond branch of the I.C.C.A. As.usual, there were contests in three separate branches of indoor pastime billiards, cards, and rope quoits. In the order mentioned the first single game was won for Ports I by Mr. C. Wellwood by a major ity of 29 points; the second went to Richmond, as also did the double game. This put the home team one point ahead. At cards Ports came out on top, with three out of five, thus making the points even. The interest was now centred on the quoits con test. which was to decide who should be the winners of the tourney. The visitors went down, Richmond proving win ners on the night's events by one point. The proceedings passed off with the greatest harmony, and the creature comforts pro vided by the home team were not the least enjoyable item in the bill-of-fare.. A bit of a surprise had been prepared fo...
PORT RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 1 August 1914
PORT RIFLE CLUB. Following are particulars in con nection with the Aggregate and Spoon shooting to-morrow: - Capt. T. Prest, 3; H. Watt, A. Fadersen, H. Ferris, 4; R. Sutcliffe, 5; D. C. Lang, G. Watt, W. Prest, J. Gib bons, J. T. Kinsella, M. W. Young, 6; C. Harradence, D. Paterson, A. Paterson, R. Lang, 7; D. Sinclair, J. Rummage, 8; H. Waller, A. O'Brien, J. O'Brien, W. O'Brien, 10; G . Jones, D. Molloy, E. Le Page, 12; C. Bloomfield, 13;' T. Mol ioy, 16; J. R. White, C. Eimellen, 20; R: E. Rerden, 23; L. Braun, P. O'Toole, 30. Last Saturday's shooting (14 at 600 yds.) resulted as follows:-A. Fadersen, 65 (5), 70; G. Watt, 57 (7), 64; C. Harradence, 54 (7), 61; H. Watt, 55 (5), 60; D. Paterson, 53 (6), 59; D. C. Lang, 52 (7), 59; W. Prest, 49 (9), 58; D. Sinclair, 48 (9), 57; T. Molloy, 40 (14), 54.
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 8 August 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. The Rev. R. S. Joyce has been elected president and Mr. R. L; Mason secretary of the-local Min isters' Association for the ensu ing year. The annual " smoke night " for players and officials of the Port Melbourne Football Club will be held. in the supper-room at the Town Hall on Saturday, August 22nd. Our valued contributor, "Ro ver," promises some interesting particulars as to the senior club's doings during the past season, to gether with a complete list of .goalkickers, in a subsequent issue. The South Melbourne Council has decided to support the claims of iCr. T. Smith as representative of the municipal group on the com -iittee of the Infectious Diseases Hospital during the next annual term. Constable John McGowan, who has been appointed junior watch-housekeeper at Port Mel bourne, has thirteen years' ser vice to his credit. He possesses ?-a good record, andipromises to become a tactful and efficieilt offi cer. The local Bench (Messrs. Arm strong, Testro.and How...
RIFLE SHOOTING. The A.N.A. Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 8 August 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. The A.N.A. Club. SThie third match of the present series resulted in a win for the Port's club by 32 points. The Sscoring was as follows: Port Melbourne, 167. South Melbourne, 135. Majority for Port A.N.A., 32. T. Page 25. J. Cleland 24, T. Prest 24, J. McPherson 24, W. W. VWalters 24 were Port's best scorers; and WV. Arblaster 24, V. Budge 22, J. Haines 22 for South lMelbourne. Next match will be fired at South Melbourne on 31st August. Practice will take place on Mon day evenings.
DRUNK AGAIN. Female Delinquent Fined £2. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 8 August 1914
DRUNK AGAIN. Female Delinquent Fined £2. " You were here -last week and we gave you a chance, although you had a lot of prior convic tions," said the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page), in addressing Cecilia Hede at the local court on Mon day last. The evidence showed that Cecilia was drunk--ver) drunk indeed-on 1st August, and that the clothes had been " torn off her hack" by a crowd of hoodlums in a right-of-way. Defendant's record went against her. and Mr. Testro, J.P., con -curred with the mayor in award ing a fine of £2, in default 14 days' imprisonment.
PEOPLE ARE SAYING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 8 August 1914
PEOPL;E ARE 8AYINC., That a small "iun" was made on the local Savings Bank by ner vous depositors during the week; That such procedure is totally un warranted in view of the sound po sition of all the banks at the preseflit time. That bankers are only smiling at the idea of a financial panic, and that-thereis a large enough gold reserve to maintain financial stabi lity in Australia for many months to .come. * *h That a picture night, in aid of the funds for the establishment of a creche in Port Melbourne wvill be held at the Port Theatre on Wednesday, 26th August. -.That there will be an exception ally attractive series of pictures. That an excellent programme has been prepared for the Smoke Social in connection with the Anniversary of the Loyal Wildey Lodge of Oddfelldws at the Dis pensary Hall on Monday evening. That several interesting presen tations will, bemade. That the-lecessary steps hav3e. been made to ensure a successful evening. That business was a bit "mixed" at the meet...
GO-TO-CHURCH SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 8 August 1914
GO-TO-CHURCH SUNDAY. Ministers of the various deno minations in Port Melbourne who engaged in the Go-to-Church Sun day movement have no cpuse to regret the innovation. The hap piest results as. regarded aug mented congregations were met with in almost every case, while one minister reports that seating accommodation was taxed to its utmost capacity at both services; So successful has the movement been, in fact, that already ru mours are current as to a-further effort to encourage people to at tend church.- It is believed that there would have been a still more -cordial acceptance of the ministerial exhortation to go to church last Sunday had it not been for the prevailing excite mentyibout the European war. MIany residents of the Port wxere doubtless drawn to the city to glean the latest intelligence Trom the notices posted outside the newspaper offices. The sermons were all appropriate to the occa sion, and many and frequent were the reasons advanced as to why people should assembl...
PORT RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 8 August 1914
PORT RIFLE CLUB. Following are particulars in connection with the Aggregate and Spoon Shoot (14 at 300) to day: H. Watt, J. Gibbons, H. Ferris, 3. T. Prest, R. Sutcliffe, A. Fader sen, J. T. Kinsella, D. Paterson, 4. G. Watt, D. C. Lang, 6. C. Harradence, W. Prest, 7. D. Sinclair, 8. J. Rummage, M. W. Young, A. Paterson, G. . T. Jones, A. O'Brien, J. O'Brien, W\. O'Brien, 9. D. Molloy, 10. E. Le Page, C. Bloomfield, 12. T. Molloy, 14. J. R. White, 16. C. Emellen, P. O'Toole, 20. R. E. Rerden, 23. L. Braun, 25. The Aggregate and Spoon shooting on Saturday last (14 at 500) resulted as follows: H. Watt, 66 (4), 70; H. Ferris, 67 (4), 70; D. Paterson, 67 (7), 70; R. Sutcliffe, 66 (5), 70; C. Harradence, 63 (7), 70; J. R. White, 50 (20), 70; D. Sinclair, 63 (7), 70; G. Watt, 63 (6), 69; A. Fadersen, 64 (4), 68; T. Prest, 64 (3), 67; T. Molloy, 50 (16), 66; WV. Prest, 58 (6), 64; D. C. Lang, retired; C. Emellen, re tired.