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ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
ELECTRIC'SPARKS. Constable Wright, of the Port Melb. police force, has volunteered for active service with the Aus tralian troops. Mr. Albert Tucker, the president of the local branch of the P.L.C., has been appointed to the secretaryship of the Port Quoits Club. Mr. J. Turner, librarian .at-the local free library, is deserving of commendation for the system he has infused into the collection and presentation to the reading public - of the works of Australian au thors. A reminder-if such a thing w : ere needed-that the British Em pire is at war has been provided at the Naval Station in Bay-street during the week, where members of the King's Australian navy have been acting as particularly vigilant sentries. Plainclothes Constable J. Burke, who has been stationed at Port Melbournie for some time Spast .recently arplied for a trans fer to South '1"e1i5urne. The terms of his requiest were acced ed to, and he took up his duties Sin the adjoining distiict early in the week. The Mayor (Cr...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
POOLMAN.-In sad and loving memory of our dear little "Jim" (James Leslie), who died llth August, 1911. Aged 2 years: No space of time, or lapse of years. Carn dim our loved one's past: A loving memory holds it dear, Affection holds it fast. [Inserted by his Grandmother and Auntie Elsie.] - . Boroavomclt Notices. MR." and MRS. T. DONAGHY and family desire to return their sincere THANKS to all their kind friends for letters, telegrams, visits and floral tributes received during their sad bereavement. -" Diggora," 127 Clark-street, Port Melbourne. "7he Standard." "To fight with its might In the cause of Right, Is the duty of the Press." - ADVANCE PORT MELBOURaB. I SATURDAY, AUGUsT 15th, 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
PEOPLE ARE 8AYINC. That a wedding of mrnch inte rest to Port Melbourne will take place towards the end of the month. That the contracting parties will be Mr. J. Bartlett and Miss Myrtle Freame. That each is popular, and is well known amongst a wide circle of friends. That a number of residents of Port Melbourne 'had it brought home to them somewhat conclu sively last Sunday that the Em pire is at war with Germany. That it is regrettable that cer tain other countries are not as mild and tolerant in the matter of dealing with legal aliens as Great .Britain' and her domi nions. That war is a stern and ter rible reality, in which military prudence must see to it that all possible safeguards are adopted. That the- bazaar for .cricket ground improvem ts. is coming intio viewv. Opedit~ig~ itakes place on September 9th t That the money obtained from the bazaar will be spent on many, needed improvements. That the members of the ladies' committee are very enthusiastic, and are eagerly looking...
ITEMS OF NEWS. PORT PICTURE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. PORT PICTURE THEATRE. MIuch interest at the present time will attach to the screening of the film depicting incidents in the Great Balkan War, in five parts, on MIonday and Tuesday next-two nights only-at the local pioture theatre; and a vivid portrayal of the destructive might of the British Navy will be depicted on the concluding days of the week. The inimitablo Ford Stirling's star comedy, "His Wedding Day," will provide mirth and mer riment for patrons on Mlouday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Many olbher attractions are billed for the week, and further details ap pear in the advertisement.
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. Bollowving are the nominations for the forthcoming municipal elec tions: Cricliton, James Peter, plumber, 314 Bay-street (Liberal). Dixon, Reuben. labourer, 8 Der ban-street (Labour). Smith, Thomas, hatter, 403 Bay street (Labour)-. Tucker, Albert. bootmaker. 254 Ross-street (Labour). Polling will take place on Thurs dlay, August 27th.. Crs. Crichton, Smith and Russell are the retiring representatives. The last-men tioned has declined to offer himself for re-election.
BAPTIST S.S. ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
BAPTIST S.S. ANNIVERBARY. The 21st anniversary of the Bap tist Sunday School will be celebrated on Sunday, and continued on Wednes day. The preachers on Sunday will be: -11 a.m., Rev. E. H. Hughes; 3 p.m., Rev. S. Dorman; and 7 p.m., Rev. P. J. Masters. Special hymns will be rendered by the scholars at each ser vice, andl they will provide the enter tainment on Wednesday evening, when prizes will be distributed. Old scho lars have been specially invited to the afternoon gathering, but will be cor diallyvwelcomed at both morning and evcning services.
PORT MELBOURNE C.C. Forthcoming Bazaar. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
PORT MELBOURNE C.C. Forthcoming B3azaar. It has been decided to hold-com mittee meetings in connection with the above every Monday evening, owing to the short interval before the opening. The meeting on Mionday, August I7th, will be held. in the dressing-room at the Port Melbourne Cricket Ground, where the ladies and gentlemen interested will have an opportunity of view ing the progress of the alterations. It is intended to have an escort at the reserve gate for the direction of the ladies. Cards containing do nations will require to be handed in at the next meeting, to permit of a list being made out for publication in the " Standard.", 'Progress re ports show the bazaar's arrange ments to be on a very sound foun dation, and it behoves all residents to do their best, in order that the cricket club may make the ground a credit to the Port.
PRESBYTERIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
PRESBYTERIAN. Attention is drawn to the forth coming jubilee services in connec tion with the Presbyterian Church, which will be held during the week beginning August 23rd, and con tinued till August 3oth. The church, which has been closed for two months, has undergone a complete overhauling, and .this has effected such. a transformation that those who were acquainted with the dlingy, unattractive, forbidding in terior will be surprised at the change. For this work a sum ex ceeding £250 has been spent, and, in addition to this, many gifts have been provided in the way of fur nishings, -carpets, curtains, matting, cushions, new hymn books for use, etc. - The opening services will be conducted -by Rev. Prof. Skene, M.A., Ormnond College; Rev. IA. Gillison, M.A., Vloderator of 'Pres bytery; and the Right Rev. 'Prof. Rentoul, D.D. On the Monday there will be a sacred concert, at which first-rate artists will appear. On Tuesday the " 'Rally Tea" will be held; on -Wednesday the children '...
A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
A.W.A. - The. Pott Melbourne branch of the A.;W;A.- held the usua--,fr rt nightly nieeting o6(-Wedn s4h? 5th August. Miss P. Hodges oc cupied the chair, and there was a large attendance. Miss McLel lan was received as a full benelit member, and Miss P. McAdamns was proposed for full benefit membership. The president wel comed *Mrs. Price and Miss G. Lietzow back to the branch after a recuperative holiday, and con gratulated them on their restora tion-to health. During the even ing the president presented Mrs; Suffolk with the trophy won by her at the previous meeting. Ap propriate speeches were made by Mrs. Suffolk and Mrs. Porritt, donor of the trophy.. The sylla bus item was a "nail-driving competition." The trophy, given by Mrs. Borowski, was won by Miss I, Stephens. Members are reminded _that the next branch evening, 19th August, will be quarter night, pound night and gents' night-that is to say, that members of the A.N.A. have been invited, and that there will be an excellent p...
TWENTY-FIRST ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
TWENTY.-FIRST ANINIVER ,t . · f;SA·RY. At 'two services on ,SUnday the Raptist !Church was crowded to overfloiving, the occasion being the commencement of the 21st anniver sary celebrations of the Sunday. School. The special platform was full of bright, expectant children, and the church with keenly inte rested parents and people. iClasses had undertaken floral and other decorations, and visiting ministers came with acceptable messages bf a very helpful character. The chil dren quite excelled-themselves in their hymns, and, thei'r attention and behaviour were most praise worthy,'reflecting the greatest cre dit .upon Mr. J. Carse, the esteem ed superintendent and conductor. The services will be continued on Sunday, and on Wednesday the scholars will provide an entertain ment, when prizes will be. distri buted. The Pastoral Letter on the pr?e sent war of the Archbishop and Bishops of the Church of England in the Province of Victoria will be read on Sunday morning next at the II o'cloc...
OUR EXPANDING LIBRARY. Proposed Extension of Hours. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
OUR EXPANDING LIBRARY. Proposed Extension of-Hours. A further iiidication of the rapid expafsion of ourT i'e. Lib- ^^^^W.h the'Gcredshin"' use.thCi is made of it- by residents, was evinced at the meeting of the Town Council on Tuesday night week, when a recommen dation was submitted for ra-, tification from the library com mittee to the effect that the institution be opened six days in the week-from 10 to 12 noon, from 2 to 5 p.m., and from 7 to 10 p.m. Cr. Smith, in moving the adop tion of the recommendation, stat ed that the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page), C$ Gill, and himself had been present at 'the committee meeting. Cr. Gill favoured the opening of the library seven days a 'week, but had not moved that as an amendment.-(To Cr. Sin clair.)-It appeared that the ne cessity had arisen to open 'the lib rary during the morning. -It was not proposed that the increased number of hours of the librarian's attendance should take place un til October 1st. It was admitted that the librarian was de...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
GET QUOTATIONS FOR EVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL JJ. E. EARL, Bay-street, Port Mlelb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. CA5H GROCERlS9 Wiae and Spirit Merchants, Are renowned for High-Class Goods at Low6st Possible Prices. OBSERVE THE ADDRESSES AND MAKE A POINT OF CALLING. W~VE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY. 219 BAY STREET (Telephone 1880). 401 : BAY STREET. -:, BRIDGE & ROSS STREETS (Tel. 7490). PORT MiELBOURNE. 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. DALOARNO, Licensee, ABEOTSFORD AND CARLTON ALES. ..--:.BEST-ERANDS ov WINES, SPIRITS AND CIGARS. ENGLISH ALE ON DRAUGHT. g"lP"Allcok's Standard Billiard Table. -OLD Ah'D NEW FRIENDS VWELCOMED. L J. H (OLLA N D. B o" 7°'h I.ICEN4-ED SANITARY PLUMiBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Bell Hanger. ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS-.-o REPAIRS to Sanitary Work a Speciaty Jobbing Work attended to. Iaths and Bath H...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
POT CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMMES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - Is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. Children Half Price Week Nights and Matinees. Sa urday Nights Excepted Saturday Matinee, 2.30. This Theatre is Conducted en tirely by . UNION LABOR. CHILDREN'S PRIZE MATI EE Every Saturday. Beautiful Dolls for the Girls. Watches and Footballs for the Boys. Monday & Tuesday only firea Balkan W arP (Isn ie STAR FILMS for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday-r THE CAME OF LIFE His Wedding Day (F. Stirling Star Comedy) STAR FILMS for Thursday, Friday and Saturday THE B6Lg[ER, THE CNN OFE _?IN~CENCE OiR IAVY ON To be screened during the week: Dramas: MIDNIGHT CALL. A WALL OF MONEY. Comedies: Oh ! What a Day - Hep. Bloomer Loops the Loop Cines Baby at the Zoo - - Big5 Educating his Daughter - Maj. Scenic & Interest: Actionf of Water on Plants ' London Gazette And a host of other films too numerous to mention. Comp...
PLAGUE PRECAUTIONS. Ingress to Ships Must be Guarded. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
PLAGUE PRECAUTIONS. Ingress to Ships Must be Guarded. The master of the German ship Scidlitz, which cleared out of Syd ney.recently, was listed as.the de fendant at the local court on Sat urday last in a case in which an infraction of the Quarantine Law was alleged. " The case against hinm was to the effect that he had not caused shields to be placed on the ship's hawsers to prevent rats. from climbing into the ship, as he was now requiied to do under a regulation recently pro claimed. . The P.M. (Mr. Reid M.urphy) pointed out to the pro secutor on behalf of the Quaran tine Department (Mr. H. C. G. Macindoe) that the court had to take cognisance of the fact .that the respective countries were at war. Mr. Macindoe replied' that it was his intention to withdraw the case. Fine Imposed as Warning. Ch'arles G. Hughes. quarantine officer, proceeded against the mas ter of the R.M.S.. Orontes, L. V. Brooke-Smith, on a similar charge. The evidence sh'owed that, the officer had. visited the O...
PORT LABOUR PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
PORT LABOUR PARTY. The weekly meeting of .the Port Labour Party was held. at the Town Hall on }Monday evening. The .attendance was somevbat slighter than has obtained of late. Mr. A. Tucker presided, and amongst the representative mem bers present were Mr. Sangster, M.L.A., the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page), and Crs. Gill (iPort Mel bourne) and Yi~urphy (South Mel bourne). New Members. Messrs. R. and A. Cogan were admitted to membership, and Mr. W. Ford and 'Mrs. McPhee were proposed as new memiabers. IMunicipal Elections. The secretary ('Mr. 'M...Conniff) announced that the central execu tive committee of the P.L.C. had 'iecided to endorse' the nomination of Mr. Reuben Dixon as a candi date for municipal honours. Organising Work. Mrs. R. H. Gill reported that a fortnight previously a number of members had, promised to take a night each in charge 6f the com mittee rooms. She cdmplaine$ that sudlh ,promises had not- bee. car ried out. The president said he was sorry to Inear such a report c...
ROUND THE CHURCHES. HOLY TRINITY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
ROUND THE CHURCHES. HOLY TRINITY. The Rev. H. Stanley Hollow has not forgotten his old parish. On 1st August the first instal ment of the debt of £450 was due, and he promptly forwarded a cheque for £5. We are pleas ed to hear that his parishioners have likewise not forgotten him, as they are contemplating the erection :of a reredos in the church at a-cost of £50, in com memoration of the good work he did during the 5Y2 years he was with them. Already £20 is as sured in cash and promises. On iSunday next there will be celebration of lHoly Communion both at 8 and ii a.m. At the morn ing service, and also in the evening, the Vicar will preach. The-feature of the evening service will 'be the C.E)M. Society's renewal service. All members are earnestly invited to be present.
To the Editor of the "Standard." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 15 August 1914
To the Editor of the " Standard." Sir,-As a supporter of the Rail way United 'ballers. I should like to draw attention that the club has run into the semi-finals, after a brilliant season, and will play off the premiershiIp with either the \Villiamstown or North Melbourne Juniors next Saturday. I notice by your last paper that you were going to pIublisl! particulars about the Port club's record l during the past season. I would like to suggest that the secretary of the Uniteds supply similar particulars.--Yours. etc., SUPPORTER. The secretary of the local P.L.C. hinted at the exploitation of some of the workers by La bourite landlords at the lait theeting of the branch, when touching upon the rent ques tion. He undertook to probe the matter further before making a definite statement.