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PORT MELBOURNE SWIMMING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

POR" MELBOURNE SWIMMING CLUB. The .unior squad from the club that entered for the Junior Champion ship at the City Baths. on 7th inst., won the Boys' Life Saving event at the Schools' swimming sports, an Friday. of last week. A eeb.hre party will be held in the Temperance Hall, on Tuesday. :31st inst. Tickets may be obtained from the committee of ladies' or gemt'e club. It is the intention of the com bined clubs to run a series of ldances and euchre parties during the winter. Dates have not yet been arranged. but the committee are now making ar rangements. The gent's elub are losing the ser vices of one of the younger and most prominent swimmers, in the person of W. H. Linden, who is leaving for New Zealand, at the end of the present month. He ihas always taken an ac tive interest in all iteims oi sports coinnected with the club, aniid has won a number of prizes. The las~t notable success was tile Ladies' Bracelet event at ou inrunival on 18th F'cbru urn. 1914. The mIcmbers regret t...

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ITEMS OF NEWS. The Stevenson Benefit. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

ITEMS OF NEWS. The Stevenson Benefit. The Mayor reported at the meeting of the Town Council on Tuesday that lie had made arrangements for the en tertainment in aid of the Stevenson Benefit Fund. He had taken the Port Melbourne Picture Theatre for the night of Wednesday, April 8th, and had completed all necessary prepara tions for the gathering. He hoped that his colleagues would do all they could to further the sale of the tic kets, which were now ready.

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PORT PLAYGROUND PROPOSED. Lagoon Lands' Site Suggested. Guild of Play Deputation to Council. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

PORT PLAYGROUND PROPOSE , Lagoon Lands' Site Suggester ad aes Guild of Play Deputation to Cour (3 et The question of playground s conimodation for the children of I the Melbourne is one which has been ler- subject of discussion every now or- again. Once more the matter ,. cropped up, this time at the insta her of the'Guild of Play, a most estim; organisation which makes the pr sion of playgrounds in various tricts its work. Seeing that they tend to take the question up, tl should be hope of having somet] definite done on this occasion. subject came before the Town Cc c: Cil on Tuesday night. On behalf of the Guild of Pla letter was-read, asking that a di ys' tation be received, consisting of tl the executive members of the guild: u- urge the formation of a playgro Sin Port Melbourne and to explain .rc- methods of maintaining and we ol- ing the playgrounds. as Cr. T. Smith, in moving that ro- deputation be received at next m m ing, said they would be very pie: are if the guild could ...

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
"LET THERE BE LIGHT!" All-Night Electric Light Supply. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

"LET :THERE BE -LIGHTI" All-Night Electric Light Supply. The Town Council had before them on Tuesday night--the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page) presiding-the question of ,having the streets lighted by elec tricity all night. This was discussed in connection with the report of the electric light commifittee, which was submitted by Cr. J. Morris. A letter from the Harbor Trust secretary, which had beei left over from the correspondence at the be ginning of the meeting, was read in the following terms:-"In connection with the lighting arrangements of the Railway Pier and the New Pier, now under coustruction at Port Melbourne, my commissioners have under consid eration the lighting of same by elec tricity, anl would be glad if your council could quote for the supply of electric current required-3,300 candle-power all-night load, 16,000 e.p. intermittent load supply, to.be taken at some suitable position at the shore end of the existing Railway Pier." This was dealt with in .the committee's repor...

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
KAISER DRIVES ACROSS FOOTPATH. And Gets Fined 2/-. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

KAISER DRIVES ACROSS FOOT PATH. And Gets Fined 2/-. A plea of "Guilty l" was tendered at Monday's local court by Louis Kaiser, when he was charged with having driven a cart on the footpath in Clark-street. Constable Valcntine WTilckels said that about 10.10 on the morning of February 24th, he saw accused drive a baker's cart: across the footpath ill Clark-street. The ashes were cut up by people driving across the )path tliere. Accused said he saw the track made across the footpath o clearly that he thought it was a thorough fare, and he took it for a short cut. A penalty of 2/- was inflicted.

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE MAYOR RETIRES. Curious Incident at Local Court. "Standard" Paragraph Discussed. Counsel's Successful Objection. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

THE MAYOR RETIRES. Curious Incident at Local Court. "Standard" .Paragraph Discussed. Counsel's Successful Objection. Exception was taken at Port Mel bourne Court on Thursday. morning, by counsel, for one of the parties appearing, to the Mayor, Cr. A. L. Page, occupying a seat on the Bench. The objection taken was in consequence of a paragraph, which had appeared in last week's "Stan dard." After consulting his col leagues the Mayor consented to re tire. When a debt recovering case was called. Mr. C. J. McFarlane, for com plainant, said he had been instructed to take objection to the presence on the bench of one of the magistrates. The circumstances were very rare and distinctly extraordinary. A fort night ago certain cases came bofre the Court in which Mortimer Frank lin was the complainant. In one case~ tha interest was materially b,. duced. He was iot quarrelling ,-Ie, that, nor with the fact that the de fendant was given a very long time to pay. The Bench had a right td decide as...

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DRUIDS' GALA CONCERT. A Successful Gathering. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

DRUIDS' GALA CONCERT. A Successful Gathering. The concert whieh was held i'' "he Port:Picture Theatre on St .Vy afternoon was a distinct suclss. Praise must be given to the commit tee who are organising the local stall for the Druids' Gala for the manner in which all the arrangements were carried out, and for the excellence of the talent which went to make up the musical programme. Headed by Mrs. Page, the Mayoress, the com mittee are exerting their energy to ensure the success of the enterprise, so that Port Melbourne may be wor thily represented at the Gala. They have had a number of successful ef folrts, all of which go towards mak ing their undertaking worthy of the cause and of Port Melbourne. Senator E. Russell's address wans couched in the right vein for such an a'sembly. He drew the attention of hi~s hearers to the noble part which the hosplitals played in the scheme: of everyday life and showed that all who helped on such an excellent ciause assisted in a very great work in...

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Jumble Fair in Town Hall. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

Jumble Fair in Town Hall. Bargain hunters ivill find it profitable to pay avisit on Friday night, 27Lh inst., to Town Hall. A great Jumble Fair is advertised to take place on that night in aid of Port Melbourne Stall for Austin Hospital. Household utensils, sauce pans, ornaments, pots, jewellery, cloth ing. and many other articles of a miscellaneous description will be auctioned. Everything on view will be sold, so that there are certain to be big bargains to be snapped up.

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE HOUSING PROBLEM. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

THE HOUSING PROBLEM. Housing formed the subject of conversation when the Town Council sat in committee on Tuesday. The height which the floors of the houses ought to be above the footpath was discussed and the council came to the conclusion that six inches would be the minimum height from the ground for floors. Where com plaints were made by the council to owners, the latter would be given 14 days in which to start the alterations to defective houses, to be carried out .to the council's satisfaction, other wise they W'ould beo condemned.

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
"THE HEALTHIEST SUBURB." Port Melbourne's Residential Advantages. Health Officer's Annual Report. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

"THE ·HEAL;TH IEST -SUBU RB." Port Melbourne's Residential SAdvantages. Health Officer's Annual Report. "One of the healthiest, if not the healthiest suburb in Melbourne." That was the enlogisti~ phrase used ly Cr. T. Smith, at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday night, in describ ing Port Melbourne. It was in con nection with thE Health Officer's an nual report and his colleagues agreed with his encomiums. Dr. R. L. Rosenfield, Health Offi er, submitted his annual report, for 1913. It read as follows:-"The estimated population was 13,633, as against 13,000 in 1912. The number of births was 364, or 26.7 per 1000 of thie pppulation, as against 354, or 26 per 1000 in 1912, and 333, or 24.76 per 1000 in 1911. This showed a steadily-improving birth-rate. The proportion of sex was 192 males to 172 females. The number of deaths for 1913 was 100, or 7.33 per 1000, as against 125, or 9.19 per 1000 in 1912. During last year there was a sat isfactory falling-off in the incidence of diphtheria...

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

PORT MELBOURNE THEATRE, CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPE'.J{ EVERY EVENIC. SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAIVMMES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - Is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE WEEK NIGHTS and MATINEES (Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Matinee, 2.30. STAR FILMS for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: .CA DS: AND THE INVADERS. STAR FILMS for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: PHANTOMS AND hae lack To be screened during the week: Dramas: Outwitted by Billy. The Anarchist. Hidden Fires. Paying the Price. Comedies: An Actor's Romance. Pearl's Mistake. Battle of Bull Con. The Cheese Special. When Mother was III. Scenic & Interest" The Matterhorn, Switzerlnnd The Jerboa, or Jumping Mouse. Complete Change of Programme, Monday & Thursday. PORT MELBOURNE e * * BRANCH, No. 28, MEETB DISPEN?bARY HALL. MEMBERSHIP ..... 1450 ALTERNATE TUESDAYS. FUNDS ......... ..2,500 EVERY AUSTRALIAN SHOUL)D JOIN THE A.N.A. SBecause, with other .,'iv...

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

GET QUOTATIONS FOR EVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER andi BUILDING MATERIAL FROM . , J. E. EARL, Bay-street, Port L~elb. ;BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. Wine and Spirit Merchants, ..Are renowned for High-Class Qoods 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 STRfEETS (Tel. 7490). PORT IMELBOURNE. -.\ND BOUNDARY & BUCM-IURST STS. SOUTH IMELBOURNE. SCholice and Fresh Buttaer and Dairy Produce a Speciaity. Somethi.ng about the Clare Castle Hotel. FRED. DAL(iARNO, Lessee, intends to maintain, and if possible, improve the busines, at the above-mentioned hostelry, by stock. -c- - ig he Bac: s f 6Spirits, Ales and Cigars. -OLD AND NEW ]'RIENDS EVELCOMED. CORNER GRAHAM & ROSS STS., PORT MELBOURNE. L. J. HOLLANDo LICENSED SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Bell Hanger. ALTERATIONS. ADDITIONS A^D REPAIRS to Sanitary Work a Speciaty Jobbing Wor...

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NOTT STREET "BLACK HOLE." Alleged Vermin-Infested School. Cr. Russell's Charges. Certificate from Disinfector. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

NOTT STREET "BLACK HOLE." AllegedVermin-Infested School. - Cr..Russell'si, Chargesa . Certificate from Disinfeclor.1 What has now become a vexed ques tion, the remodelling of Nott Street State School was discussed at Tuesday's meeting of the Town Council, the Mayor in-the chair. The Town Clerk read a letter from Mr. Geo. Sangster, M.L.A., stating that a deputation from the council would be received by the Minister in refer once to this matter on Wednesday. Cr. O. Sinclair thought it was high time that the Education Department started the work which had been pro mised for so long. To his personal knowledge the school was forty years old. SCr. E. F: Russell: And in spite of anything stated to the contrary the school is infested with vermin. Cr. Sinclair: That is not the case. We had an inspection of the school three weeks ago, and this was found to be absolutely incorrect. A reward was even offered to anyone who could catch any vermin there. Cr. Russell perisisted and said he had been...

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FOOTBALL CLUB BAZAAR. A Pleasing Balance Sheet. Over £100 Profit Realised. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

FOOTBALL CLUB BAZAAR. A--Pleasing Balance Sheet. Over £100 Profit Realised. The balance-,sheet submitted by the committee, who organised tlhe bazaar in aid of the funds of th! Port Melbourne Football Club, makes pleasant reading. As will be seen, the amount on the credit side just tops the century and reflects the utmost cr:edit on the members of the commit tee, whose energy and enterprise have been so generously rewarded. The figures speak for themselves, as fol lows: Abstract of Accounts. By Donations........ £20 2 6 Sale of Art Union Tickets 40 16 10 Takings at Bazaar, Thurs day night ........ .. 12 10 Takings at Bazaar, Fri- : day night .. ..... 9 10 , Takin's at Bazaal, Sat-:' - urday night . .. .24 18 1 Total £1.... £1 17 1 S Tlie total expenditure amonnted to £22/13/2. Bank balance, £95/4/6. With £5C promised by the president (Mr. Opitz), who has been out of the State. the net result will be £100/4/6.

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. At the Presbyterian Church Rev. SJ. D. Landels preaches in the fore noon on "Lessons from the' Rail way disaster," and in the evening on "Heaven. Will there he mutual re cognition there?

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BRADLEY'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

BRADLEY'S PICTURES. Programnies full of interest aro to be shown at the Town Hall to night and to-morrow night. To night's films are:-"Partners in Crime," "Wild Indian," "Fortune's Turn," "Oh! Sammy," . "Campaign Manageress," and "The Strike." To morrow, the films to be screened are YTho Hunchback," "Bloomer's Acci tent," Stolen Tapestries," and "Bogg's Predicament."

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HOLY TRINITY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

HOLY TRINITY. At to-morrow's services the Rev; Mr. McKie will officiate as usual. There \rill be Holy Communion at 8 and -;Qrvices at 11 and7. All offer ings will be in aid of the Clergy, Providejlt Fund.

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Died in the Street. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

lDied in the Street. George Pike, (35), stevedore, Gra ham-street, Port Melbourne, was found by his brother lying in a lane off Stokes-street, Port Melbourne, on Saturday morning, about 8.35. Sen ior-constable G. Jones and Constable L. Hall, proceeded to the spot. They had the dying man conveyed in an ambulance van to- the Melbourne Hospital, but, before he reached that in.stitution life was extinct. The body wa< convoyed to the Morgue.

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

FIGHTING FOR BREATH. "My little boy was a martyr to bad colds and coughs," says M[rs. C. Warrell Lake's Creek, Rockhamnpton, Q. " At -times he has becen so bad that I have found him fighting for breath. Since I started giving him Chamberlain's Cough Rlemedy, I do not worry over his coughs for I know that a couple of doses will give him immediate relief." Sold by E. Parsons, grocer, Bay-street. HONESTLY RECOMIVIIENDED. "'To anyone sutffering from diarrhoea I can honestly reconnend Chambher lain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy as being the most satisfac'tory remedy on the market," writes 1Mr. C. C. Hooper, Wakefield, N.Z. "I have tried all sorts of medicines, bult have found no thing equal to Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy." Sold by E. Par sons, grocer, Bay-stroet. DR. SHELDON'S DIGESTIVE TABULES Pave the way to Success By giving you A Good Stomach And a Cheerful Disposition. They digest what you c:at. Obtainable eoverywhere. REXONA. The Rapid Healing Ointment cures with remark...

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914

PORT PICTURE THEATRE. More than usual interest attaches to the bill of fare at the Port Pic ture Theatre next week. For Mon day, Tuesday and Wednesday ithe star pictures are "The Black Ball" and "Phantoms." The latter is a surprising play of stage life, show ing how a selfish, but beautiful act ress sacrifices lionest love and is ultimately left alone in the shadows. For the second part of the week, pride of place is given to "The In vaders" and "Cards." In the latter there is sensation in plenty, includ ing an exciting waterchase, thrilling duel to death in the dark, and struggle between smugglers and Revenue offi cers. There is a wealth of other attractions.

Publication Title: Standard
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
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