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Episode at Council Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 22 August 1914
Episode at Council Meeting. "Since this council last met," said Cr. Crichton at the meeting of the ToWn Council on Tuesday evening, "I see that thle Lord Mayor has made an appeal for a patriotic fund, and see ing that no action has yet been taken in this district. I was going to move the suspension of standing orders for the purpose of moving--' Cr. Morris: I object. Cr. Crichton: T hiave not moved anything yet. I rose to move the stispelusion of standing orders for the purpose of moving Cr. Gill rose to a point of order; Cr. Morris had objected and he main tailed that Cr. Crichton hlad no right to proceed. Cr. Crichton : You caunot "gag" me like that: I have not moved it yet. (Cr. Ruissell contended that it was not correct for Cr. Gill to iihove a pointr of order on a point of order Cr. Morris .had alrheady raised a point. Cr. Morris's objection was upheld and the Mayor (Cr. Page) soothingly remarked to Cr..Crichton that he did not think it would have mattered much anyway. The subj...
FOOTBALL PREMIERS. Wren Challenge Shield. Won by Railway United Team. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
FOOTBALL PREMIERS. -4~-- Wren Challenge Shield. Won by Railway -United team. A great deal of local attention has been attracted by a handsome trophy shield, which has been exhibited in the shop window of Mr. Bert Whitford, in Bay-street, for the past week or two. It was presented to the Victorian Jun ior Football Association by M-r.-John" Wren, for competition amongst the clubs of the association, and the condi tions were that it should be won in two: successive seasons, or on three occasions in all." The shield proper is m~oun'hed on, a dark oak frame- handsomely carved, surmounting a larger frame of lighter wood. It is. of solid silver,- ith a re pr.esentation of a goal.end in a football field of gold. Beneath the shield, and entwining the lower portion of it, are artistically wrought bay-leaves in silver, and on the upper half are miniature shields, with the names and colors -of the winning teams inscribed upon them; while ifitermediately there are silver bannerettes for the insc...
Presbyterian Church Jubilee. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
Presbyterian Church Jubilee. Much enthusiasm has prevailed in the circles of Presbyterianism occasioned by the re-opening of the Church, after considerable improvements, and the fact that this year is its jubilee. The cause had been initiated some ten years earlier and was operated in conjunction with Emerald Hill, now Dorcas-street, South Melbourne, when Rev. J. H. Simpson. had charge of both. As, however, the claims of the latter increased, the for mer was worked by occasional supply under the interim moderator-ship of the then-minister of Emerald Hill, the late Reiv. Dr. iThacDa:d-- 18644, thie first nminister, the late Rev. J. W. Inglis, was inducted to the charge, on August 23 of that year. After a ministry of some seven years, he was called to St. John's, Ballarat. The late Rev. J. McL. Aber nathy, M.A., was called from Eagle hawk, to fill the vacancy. For the long. period of 34 years he ministered as siduously, endearing himself to all in the parish, and leaving behind him th...
ROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
ROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. There has been a short service daily for Intercession and Prayer for the War at Holy Trinity Church of England, at -10 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Residents are reminded by the tolling of the bell .for a few minutes prior to the services of the object, and those 'who cannot go to the serygce can, at least, think of the men who by sea or land, are facing death for the honour of King and Em pire, as well as for -those who are pre paring to go from our own shores, and to breathe *a silent prayer that their efforts may effetually help to a speedy and enduring peace. These services will be continued daily, and all those wh6. may have relatives likely-to be -engaged are cordially invited to the service.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
I - .CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN; EVERY EVENI SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMMES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra DR SS 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. gCHILDREN'S -PRIZE MATINEE Every Saturday. Beautiful Dolls for the Girls..2 Watches and Footballs for- the - Boys. STAR FILMS to be screened during the week: THESPI DER AND HER EB. ROMAN?E OF LUMPER CAMPE dWHHISCAL THREAD OF DESTINY,. THE PARASITE. To be screened during .rthe week: THE IDIOT. A WOMAN'S HONOR. HOW THINGS DO DEVELOP. BIDONI'S WAGER. NEIGHBOURS-A Brilliant Ford Sterling Comic. BLOOMER'S WOOING. And a host of other films too numerous to mention. UComplete Change of .Prog amme, Monday Tiurs~ay. VICTORIA PICTURE THEATRE, GRAHA ST, THE . 1 , PORT: MELB. Program-SATURDAY, AUG. 29. A GREAT KEYSTONE COMEDY, MABEL AT THE WHEEL, A real riot of. Fun, Screechingly...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
ALWAYS ON HAND. " My little boy John suffered with colds and croup, and Chamberlain's Cough Remedy was the only medicine that would give him relief,"' writ:. Mr. John Norton, Marrawah, Tas. 'I consider Chamberlain's Cough' Re medy to be the best medicine for the complaints, and make a point of al ways having it on hand." Sold by E. Parsons, Grocer, Bay-street, t SNATURE LINEdS Beecham's Pills perform their healthful work--gently, , __ soothingly, yet withal. thoroughly,. until the whole - system is benefited. Being perfectly safe .for young and old and compounded only from the purest and most carefully selected ingredients of vegetable origin, there is no more satisfactory medicine for a disordered . stomach, sluggish liver or irregular action of the bowels than Bold evrtywhmte in boxes, tce 10ld. (36 puBs) 111 1(56 pills) & 29 (168 plUls). Ism"~lm am axiia M M E WE AUCTION BALES. MONDAY, 31st AUGUST. At 11 o'clock.-On the Premises, 161 Dow-street, PORT MELBOURNE UNRESERVED'...
ITEMS OF NEWS. NOVELTY NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. NOVELTY NTGHT. The Combined Novelty Night,; which was held in the Town Hall, on-Wed nesday evening, August 19th, was a brilliant success, over 60 couples be ing present. During the evening, Mr. J. H. Holmes (President) presented the prizes won, to the following: Most original costume (gentleman), Mr. W. Slater, "Johnny Walker"; (Ladies), Miss V. Tyndal, . "Hard Times"; best sustained character (gentlemen), Mr. J. Rees, "The Drunk"; (ladies), Mrs. Newlands, "Paper Boy"; best pair, "Cow Boy Couple," Messrs, Prest and Hutchi son. •
THE PORTER'S ANSWER. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
THE PORTER'S ANSWER. A fidgety old gentleman was terribly afraid that he would lose the run of his trunk, and constantly worried the busy porters as follows: "Porter, be sure my trunk is safe." A moment later: "Porter, don't forget my trunk." Shortly after: "Porter, are you quite sure that my trunk is safe?" Porter an swers: "Arrah, and be jabbers it's a pity you wasn't .an elephant instead of an ass, and then you would always have your trunk under your nose."
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
PORT PICTURE THEATRE, Included In the list of highly diverting films at the above theatre this week are " The Spider and Her Web," " Romance of a Lumber Camp," the powerfully des criptive " Whimsical Thread of Destiny," and " The Parasite." The p*rogramme also includes many excellent comedies, one of ~vhlch ",eig bours," is produced by-Ford Sterling.
PORT CRICKET CLUB. Bazaar In Aid. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
PORT CRICKET CLUB. Bazaar In Aid, In order to raise funds for many badly-needed renovations and im provements to the local cricket ground, a sale of gifts will be held in the Town HalL on Wednesday evening, September 9, and will be continued nightly till the following Saturday. The Heon. F. T. Derham will officiate at the opening cere mony. The revenue derived from members' subscriptions, donations, and football returns suifices only for the upkeep of the ground, and does not permit of any im provement being made. The cric ket club is eagerly looking forward to making the ground the credit that it should be to the town. Residents are- cordially invited to be present and to persuade their friends to at tend. The club will be grateful to any resident who will assist towards making this bazaar a financial suc cess. The next committee meeting- will be held on Monday evening in the dressing room on the ground. Satur day afternoon, September 12, will be reserved for the children,
ON ACTIVE SERVICE. Port Melbourne Swimmers. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
ON ACTIVE SERVICE. Port Melbourne Swimmers. The following members of the Port Melbourne Swimming Chb have been accepted for active service and are now under canvas at the concentra tion camp, Broadmeadows:--A. H. Howlett, J. Boldarini, C. Downer, P. Parker, P. Norman, W. Hill; A. Milne. A special general meeting of the members was held during the week, when it was unanimously decided to give the boys a hearty send-off in the form of a Smoke Night, and present them with a small memento of the occasion. A committee has been formed and up to the piesent ar rangements are well in hand. All members desirious of being present are asked to obtain their tickets without delay. It has been decided tha.t the Smoke Night will take place on Friday, Sep tember 4, in the Excelsior Hall, if the necessary leave can be ob tained from the Camp.
THE "STANDARD" ATTACKED. "Mare's Nest" Discovered. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
THE "STANDARD" ATTACKED. "Mare's Nest" Discovered. A perfectly harmless paragraph, which appeared in an issue of a few weeks ago, and which" was printed with the sole object of commending an act of charity, provided the sub ject of an attack on the "Standard" by a couple of members of the local branch of the P.L.C. on Monday evening. The *paragraph ins question drew atten tion to the uniqueness of the spec tacle provided by a woman in the best of health and spirits who had been descried napping stones, cheer fully and with right good will. "But the worker," proceeded the writer, "has not been constrained to carry out the task by the knawings of ne cessity's sharp tooth; it is. self-ap pointed and owes its origin to :a nobler motive. It is done to help an old man upon whom the wry fin gers of infirmity have seized, and who--is unable to. nap out a suffi ciently large heap for a day un aided?-ell, 'the greatest of these is - ?'" ?': ,.o.+. ý O1r enderav.will d1 t_,s wonder how excepti...
ELECTRIC LIGHTING. A Successful Undertaking. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
ELECTRIC LIGHTING. A Successful Undertaking. The Town Council has cause for gratulation on thQ Workings of the Electric Lighting scheme di?ring the first year of its operation. The term close& -with a tcl1ear profit ?f £i 4 19 roughly £4 per wee--after making due allowance for sinking fund, etc. The balance-sheet, as on 1st Aug ust, and estimate of what the finan cial position of the undertaking, is likely to be on 1st October, shows that at the beginning of the current financial year there was but ilttle data available, and the committee took care that their estimate should be not over sanguine. . The committee then considered that in order to meet loan. repayment-g and' a possible loss in working expenses, it would be necessary to provide for £997 from the municipal fund, to be placed to the credit of the electric supply at the end of this financial year. The present estimate indicates that not more than £80 will be required for this purpose, and that this sum will only be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
GET QUOTATIONS FOR.EVERY DESCRIPTION `OF TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL FROM . , J. E. EARL, Bay-street, .Port Melb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. CASH GOCE S, 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 ST R TS (Tel. 7490). PORT MELBOURNE. BOUNDARY & BUCKHURST STS. SOUTH MELBOURNE. [Choice and Fresh Butter and Dairy Produce a Specialty. Somethin~' 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. iAllcook's Standard Billiard Table. -OLD AND NEW FRIENDS WELCOMED. L. J. HOLLNND0 o° LICENSED SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Bell Hanger. ALTERATIONS. ADDITIONS AND REPAIRS to Sanitary Work a Speciaty. Jobbing Work attended to. Baths and Bath Heaters provid...
ROUGH-LOOKING PLAYING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
ROUGH-LOOKING PLAYING. Ten year old William came home one day in a regrettable state of disorder and with a somewhat bruised face. ''Oh, Willie! Willie!" exclaimed his mother, shocked and grieved. "How often have I told you not to play with that naughty Johnson boyl" "Mamma," said William, in utter disgust, ''do I look as if I had. been playing with anybody,"
A.N.A. Members Engaged in the War. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
A.N.A. Members Engaged in the War. The executive of the local branch of the A.N.A. has issued the follow ing circular to its members :--"It has been: decided in order to conserve their medical and pecuniary interests in the Association, the board will de fray the ceontributions of members who may join the Expeditionary For ces for service outside the State of Victoria, and also those transferred or 'coastal fortifications during the period of such service. The fore going. is to apply only to members who .are financial at this August quarterly meeting, and no payment will be made for any period prior to: the date of that meeting. Mem bers availing themselves of the above should ,notify their branch secre tarT?!v"'.,
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. An easily answered conundrum! Why is the, movement in Port Mel bourne to assist the Patriotic Fund bound to succeed? Because the ladies have taken it up unreservedly. And prodigious are the efforts- and many are the blandishments the ladies can put forth in the noble name of charity. At the patriotic meeting held in the supper room on Tuesday, the sum of £35 was collected in the room. A list of contributions will be published next week. The Wren Challenge Shield has been won by the Port Melbourne Rail way United Football Club, who have won the Junior Premiership for two years in succession. At a meeting of the executive com mittee of the ladies of the Port Mel bourne Patriotic League, Mrs. Glen Knight was elected President of a sewing bee to make articles of attire for the troops. ed by employes of Messrs. Cone, con tractors, in.the railway reserve, Port Melbourne station, in making fittings for the troop ships that are to con vey our boys to the front. A committee ...