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ITEMS OF NEWS. The Port Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. The Port Theatre. The attractions at the Port Theatre for Mouday, Tuesday, and Wednes day will include "The Struggle," and the thrilling incidents depicted in the powerful "Murdoch Trial." On Thurs day, Friday, and Saturday there will be screened the "star" films, "The Man Who Lied," and "Why Girls Leave Home." The comic element is liberally provided for.
P.A.F.S. Loyal Cosmopolitan Lodge No. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
P.A.F.S. Loyal Cosmopolitan Lodge No. 2. The half-yearly meeting was held on Wednesday, May 27, in the Dispensary Hall. The W.M., Bro. W. Edde-, pre sided, and about SO members were pre sent. One new member was initiated and two were proposed for membership. Invitations were received from Nos. 1 and 2 Ladies Lodges to attend installa tions of officers, and it was decided to comply officially. The W.D.M.L, Bro. Sylvester, attended the meeting, and was welcomed by the members. On account of the valuable services ren dered to the lodge by the Secretary (Bro. J. R. Bridges) it was decided to present him with an honorarium of £5/5/. The nomination and election of officers for the ensuing half-year then took place, and resulted as follows: P.M., Bro. W. Eddey; W.MI., Bro. A. Rogerson: D.M., Bro. G. Rayson; See retary, Bro. J. R. Bridges; Treasurer, Bro. A. J. Bridges; Assistant Secretary, Bro. P. Johnston; Chaplain, Bro. E. Lambie; Senior Elder, Bro. T. Jones; Junior Elder, Bro. M. Nathan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
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Presbyterian Church. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
Presbyterian Church. The services to-morrow will he con ducted by the Rev. J. D. Landels. The congregation launches out into the temporary building to-day (the school hall) pending renovations to the church building. In the evening there will be a monthly song service, and the subject of the sermon will be "Lessons From the Shipping Disas ter." The soloist will be Miss Cribbes.
PEOPLE ARE SAYING : [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: That Mr? Read Murphy, P.M., is to ae commended for the spirit of self respect he is endeavouring to instil into drill shirkers. That some of the latter should spend a year in Germany, as German subjects, to learn what real "compul sion" means. That one of its phases is scarcely having a soul of your own-if a 'pri vate. That the members of the local branch of the Australian Women's Association will be gathering in force at the Town Hall on Monday, July 6. That a social evening of the "Cinder ella" of the terminate-at-midnight order will be held. That the office-bearers and mem bers generally are bent on making it one of the successes of the year. . That two players in the Port Brighton football match, on Saturday last, will be charged with assault be fore the local bench at an early date. That in view of a regulation issued by the Superintendent of Police (Mr. Sainsbury)- at the instance of the Chief Secretary (Ml- McBrydj'sULmr.. time ago, the police have no alter...
Australian Natives Association. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
Australian Natives Association. The ordinary fortnightly meeting of the local branch of the A.N.A. was held at the Dispensary Hall, on Tuesday, under the presidency of Mr. D. King, The correspondence having been dealt with, the ceremony of installing the officers for the ensuing term was car ried out by Mr. G. Allison, with appro priate addresses in each case. The in coming president, MIr. Mf. J. Nolan, suit ably responded. An interesting statement regarding the status of the Association was made by the secretary, Mr. J. J. Sim. There were 219 branches in the Association, and Port Melbourne was the 19th strongest numerically. As far as funds were concerned, they were 27th in the Association; and as far as the making of new members of the year went, they I ranked as the 31st branch. So if they took the whole three together they worked out at about 25 per cent. It was a very good record right through for the branch, and showed the young men of the Port that they had no reason to regre...
A.N.A. Smoke Night. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
A.N.A. Smoke Night. Amongst those who will be present at the Smoke Night are:-Mr. Josiah Thomas, and Mr. Jas Mathews, M.H.R., Mr. G. Elmslie, and Mr. G. Sangster, M.L.A., Cr. J. Muirphy, Mr. Clem. A. Hack (Board of Directors), Mr. H. A. Austin Embling (Chairman Metropolitan Committee A.N.A.), and Mr. J. II. Crabb (West Australian Board of Directors).
Graham-street Methodists. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
Graham-street Methodists. The annual Home Mission sermons at the Graham-street Methodist Church, on Sunday next, will be conducted by Mr. (Christopher Mudd, F.L.S., F.R.G.L., in the morning,.and by the Rev. C. Tregear, in the evening. The communion office will be celelbrated after the evening service. The annual IHomnc Mission meeting will take place on Thursday, at 7.45 p.m. The speaker will be Mr. C. I udd, F.L.S.
Railway United v. Yarraville. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
Railway United v. Yarraville. This match was played at Yarraville and resulted in a win for the local lads by 12 poisits, after a game in which the Railway's were roughly dealt with, mere than one of the players bearing some mark in attestation of such treatment. All the players showed out well, and it would be difficult to choose exception ally brilliant individual players, but Ma loney, Laurie and Laidlaw seem to merit special recognition. Taylor (forward) came out o_ ihis shell, and scored the only goals the Railway's obtained. The scores were: Port Melbourne, 3-8; Yarraville, 0-14. The match to-day will be against North Melbourne Juniors on the local ground, and as this team has only been defeated once a good game is expected. Players should be on the ground early. supporters are asked to note that the Railway team's Picture Night at the Port Theatre takes place on July 1. The committee hopes that there will be a large attendance in order that the team may be assisted financiall...
Presentation on Eve of Marriage. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
Presentation on Eve of Marriage. A preseitation of a silver tea-service was made to Mr. H. PRobinson-Carr. assistant to Mr. C. W. Howlett in the engineering department of the South Melbourne Gas Works, by Mr. J. IH. Grice on Monday last, as a mark of esteem on the occasion of his approach ing marriage. The presentation was made on behalf of the official staiff of Sthe employees.
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
AROUN'D THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. Holy Communion will be celebrated at S as.m. to-morrow (Trinity Sunday). The morning and evening services will be conducted by Rev. W. McKie. The service on Sunday evening, June 14, will be conducted by theDean of Melbourne and Bishop Elect of Tasmania (Dr. Stephen.). A Memorial Service, in connection with the "Empress of Ireland'" disas ter, will be held to-morrow evening.
V.F.A. and J. McKenzie. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
V.F.A. and J. McKenzie. The refusal of the V.P.A. permit and umpire committee to grant a permit to the above well-known player has caused a lot of dissatisfaction in the Port. The player referred to was given a clear ance by his club (Brunswick) to Mel bourne. This was granted by the As sociation (who, by the way, gave McKenzie an excellent charcater, and wished him the best of lick). The League, however, gave McKenzie a knock back, and the Port's committee, negotiating with McKenzie, secured his services as coach to the team. After a number of attempts Ports managed to get a clearance from Brunswick for McKenzie, and incidentally an excellent character. On Wednesday evening McKenzie applied .to the Permit and Umpire Com mittee fora transfer to Port Melbourne, and after deliberation extending over an hour to consider the request, it was refused by a very narrow majority. Association supporters are now faced with the question: Do the delegates of the V.F.A. play into the hands of the...
PORTS v. NORTH MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
PORTS v. NORTH MELBOURNE. - This match takes place to-day, on the North Meilbourne ground, and, as both teams play similar football, a good game should be witnessed. Players are re quested to catch the 1.45 p.m. train from Port Melbourne, and the 2.1 from Flinders-street. The play of Ports has shown great im provement for four matches, and al though not quite expecting to, beat North to-morrow, the team will put up a game which will please supporters. J. Bailey, who was drilling last week, will make his re-appearance, and will streng then the ruck. Quinn, who' had his first game last week, greatly pleased the committee, and will .haye another run, and the same may be said of Menzies.
A DANGER SPOT. Inadequate Water Pressure. Board of Works Obdurate. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
QADANGER SPOT. Inadequate Water Pressure. Board of Works Obdurate. The receipt of a letter from thP .Metropolitan -Board of W?orks gave, rise to some vigorous remarks at the meeting of the Town Council on Tues day evening. It had reference to the matter of laying a water main in Gra ham:street, and 'containfed the bland intimation that-notwithstanding co gent objections recently formulated by the Council-the Water Supply Committee had decided to adhere to its plan of laying a 4-inch main; whereas the Council had unitedly urged, when first consulted-(formal ly, it would seem)--that nothing less than a 6-in. main would meet re quirements. The defectiveness of the water pressure in that part of the town beyond the railway line is a positive menace to residents in the event of an outbreak of fire. The Council perceives the danger and is anxious to avert it. Many of the water mains in the locality, as Cr. Sinclair remarked, have been down for thirty years. But apparently any thing is sup...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
-OT ,CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN _ YE VEN 1 21 ,SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMMES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRISS CIRCLE - - Is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE WEEK NIGHTS and .MATINEES S(Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Matinee, 2.30. CHILDREN'S PRIZE MATINEE Every Saturday. Beautiful Dolls for the Girls. Footballs for the Boys. STAR FILMS S-- ..;.ay, Tuesday, and Wedinesday: The 8trugg eH . .THE Murdoch Triai STAR FILMS for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: The M .~an who Lied .. .HE O V E To be screened during the week: Dramas: THE HOUR OF TERROR. THE TESTING FIRE. -HEART OF MAGGIE MALONE. AT THE ELEVENTH HOUR. Comedies: THE FOURTH PROPOSAL. -WHEN BILLY PROPOSED. A MUD-BATH ELOPEMENT. WILLY AT THE RACES. SAMMY'S UMBRELLA. Scenic & Interesh • MAKING LAGER BEER. EXPERIMENTS IN COMBUST. Victor Harbour and Port Elliott. Eclair Journals. ?omplete Change of M Programme, Monday & Thursday., 0nion Cfectrie otors, Suited for Por...
DUBIOUS LECTURE-SUBJECT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 June 1914
DUBIOUS LECTURE-SUBJECT. Some discussion took place at the meeting of the Town Council on Tuesday night week, on a subject intro duced by the Mayor. (Cr. Page) with regard to the approaching series of winter lectures.. He stated that a certain Mr., Spears had applied for permission to give a lecture and that he was practically told that he was not wanted here. Cr. Walter observed that the sub ject of the proposed lecture was in relation to the old convict days. He deprecated the resuscitation of that kind of thing; the brutal times were happily past. Cr. Sinclair opined that a visit from Harry Lauder or Daisy Jerome would be more congenial. Cr. Gill disagreed with Cr. Walter. It was not because something had happened that they should not talk about it. It was resolved that Mr. Spears be asked to make a further application. Cr. Smith: It can then go to the Amtisements Committee and Cr. Wal ter can censor it. (Laughter.)