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SLAVE TO DRINK HABIT. A Young Woman's Record. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
SLAVE TO DRINK HABIT. A Young Woman's Record. "She is still a young woman," ob served Mr. Read Murphy, P.M., at ehe Port Melbourne - court on Mon day, "and it seems that her only chance is to give her a long term." The subject of -these remarks, Ruby Dallimore, a young woman of respectable and even prepossessing appearance, possesses a shocking re cord for inebriety. She was now charged with drunkenness, and Ser geant Timms told the bench that she had been convicted for the same of fence on March 4, that there were eight prior convictions against her during 1913, that previous to that there was a total of 80 convictions for drunkenness, and that she had been dealt with by the court on no fewer than seven occasions as an "habitual" drunkard. Defendant, who spoke in refined accents, protested that she was not intoxicated on the date in question; she had taken some drug and had slept for five hours. The arresting officer, Constable unequivocally drunk and Sergeant Sims bore out the sta...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
PORT MELBOURNE PI6CIIRE THEAT E, CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. br4- · OPEN EVERY EVENNC: SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMMES 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: THE 1MYSlTERY OF A CREAT AND His Wife's Ghiid STAR FILMS for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: The Crook's Reveoge. AND TRIED IN THE FRIE. To be screened during the week: Dramas: CONCENTRATION - - - A.B. AUTUMN LOVE - - S, & A. ONE PINE MOUNTAIN - Imp. I HEAR HER CALLING MIE, Sel. THE DISGUISE - - Reliance. Comedies: HOW THEY STRUCK OIL - A.B. THE TWO KIDS - - Nestor PATACLET'S VICE - - Premier 'Professor Hoskin's Patent Hustler- - - - Martin Scenic & Interesi • THE TIGER CAT - - -Cosmo. Through Canadian Rockies, Kin, Irish Pilgrim's Visit to Lourdes. Complete Change of Progranun ie, Monday & Thursday. Co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
GET QUOTATIONS FOR EVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL FROM . . J. E. ~ARL, Bay-street, Port Kelb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. """"~"~""M"~m"~~m~"M~~d~"- cASi GROCERS, W-A . 0Rine and Spirit Merchants, : 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 STREETS (Tel. 7490). PORT MELBOURNE. BOUNDARY & BUCKHURST STS. SOUTH iV~ELBOURNE. Choice and Fresh Butter and Dairy Produce a Specialty. .Somethinr" about the Clare Castle Hotel, Corner of GRAHAM and ROSS STREETS, Port Melbourne, FRED. DALCARNO. Licensee, ABBOTSFORD AND CARLTON ALES. BEST BRANDS oF WINES, SPIRITS AND CIGARS. SNG- .LSI . LE ON DRAUGHT. .g "Allcock's Standard Billiard Table. -OLD AND NEW FRIENDS WVELCOMED. L: Jd ,LLAND, I.ICENRED SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Bell Hanger. ALTERATIONS, ADDIITIONS:; ., REPAIRS to Sanitary Work...
THE DRILL SHIRKER AGAIN. Mr. Read Murphy, P.M., Advises. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
THE DRILL SHIRKER AGAIN. Mr. Read Murphy, P.M., Advises. Mr. Read Murphy, P.M., gave sound advice to a batch of youthful trainee' who were brougn- be- "e ?fl oc lont't on Mondayo last, on chairges' c having neglected to satisfy the drill sergeant as to the number of hours of drill required of them under the Defence Act. Patrick Leyden was charged by Cap tain Derrick, Area Officer, with having been 22 hours short of the time required of him. The P.M.: I suppose we will have to send you to Queenseliff. Defendant: Yes. The P.M.: Yes; it's a pity. You may not think much of it; but it's a great disgrace. Your mother and father have acted well towards you, I suppose, and the least you can do for them in re turn is to gratify them in this matter. We are sorry to have to disgrace you, but we will have to send you down to Queenscliff for 20 days. "Well, Barford," said the P.M., to another youth, "it looks as if you want to shirk drill. Is that so," Defendant, John Barford, who was 44 hours s...
Dreadnoughts v. City Missions. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
Dreadnoughts v. City Missions. This match was played on former's ground and resulted in an easy win for the Dreadnoughts. Scores: 7-13 to 3-12. Goal-kickers for Dreadnoughts: Con duers (2), Reilly (2), Dalton, McNeal, T?:eDonald. Missions: Nancarro, Ross, Blowen. John Murphy was brought before the Port i\elbourne court on Mond:iy last, on a charge of having unlawfully .wounded his shipmate on 21st inst. Ac eused was remanded for seven days, pending the arrival of the ship in ques -tiou from Sydney.
COUNCIL MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
COUNCIL MEMS. - - - The usual fortnightly meeting of the Port Melbourne Council' was held on Tuesday, March 31st, the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page) presiding. Cr. Russell moved a recommendation of the works committee that the wages of the men engaged in removing house refuse be increased to 9/6 per day. The fact that Footseray paid that rate was quite sufficient reason, he said, for them to do the same thing. As far as the scavengers were concerned, they were of greater use than the doctors, because while the latter cured disease the former prevented it from spreading. Cr. Crichton, in seconding, said the council was unanimous in the opinion that those men were entitled to a little more. Mayor Page had a word or two to say in support of the motion, which was carried unanimously. Cr. Smith, in reporting as represents tive on the Infectious Diseases Hospi tal, stated that he had heard that there were two cases in Port Melbourne in which the children were not sent to the hospital. lie deplore...
ELECTRIC LIGHT SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
ELECTRIC LIGHT SPARKS. An interesting report on the question of all-night lighting of streets was pre sented at the Council meeting by Crs. Crichton and Howe on Tuesday night. The report was formed on respec tive bases of 2000 and 4000 hours' service, and dealt with the cost per annum. It was shown that the lamps in use, including 21 of the are variety, are 202, and that they'i would ive a total candle power of 63,650. The candle power, when gas was employed, was 11,000, the cost being £635 per annum. The cost of electrically lighting streets for one year .of 2000. hours was estimated at £1100:. On a basis of an all-night service of 4000 hours the cost was estimated at £1400. It was pointed out that the renew als for metallic filament lamps would be doubled, and that there would .be a slight increase in labor. Cr. Crichto'n, in reply to Cr. Gill, explained that the total candle power when gas. was employed w1as,11,000, as against 63.000 with electric light. The cost was £635 per ann...
Motors. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
Motors. Although the electric current has been available in Port- Melbourne for some time now, it is somewhat surpris ing to notice the comparatively small use which is made of it for power purposes. An electric motor is the cheapest and most efficient form of ob taining power extant, and it only costs money when it is actually being worked. An electric motor can be depended upon to start up immediately the switch is closed, and does not require the ef forts of one or more employees for some minutes at the beginning of each working period to get it under way. The Union Electric Co.. of Australia, Ltd., 01 Willian-street" M elbourne, have introduced a motor specially adapted for the Port Melbourne sys temr, which, it is claimed, possesses ad vantages of efficiency, durability and capacity for overload, that cannot be equalled by the products of other makers. The Union Co. is one of the largest suppliers of motors in Australia.
LIGHTERMAN IN TROUBLE. Charged With Theft. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
LIGHTERMAN IN TROUBLE. Charged With Theft. Much local interest was taken in the local court on Monday last, in a case in which Hans Christian Andersen, lighterman, was charged with having, between February 12 and 26, stolen a quantity of timber, lead and rope, val ucd at £30, the property of Alfred Harman.-Mr. J. Nolan appeared for accused, who pleaded not guilty. George Barrett, laborer, employed by Alfred Harmuan, said he visited the ship "King's Weir," on February 12. She was lying at the Cattle wharf on the Yarra. Witness went to remove some timber, which was portion of a deck cabin. He placed some wire rope in side the cabin. He again visited the ship on March 16 with Constable Wil ken, and found portion of the cabin had been removed, while the rope was missing. Witness then visited a lighter, lying about 300 yards from the ship, "King's Weir." Andersen was in charge of the lighter. On the lighter witness noticed that the timber which had been used to build the cabin was portio...
COURT SANDRIDGE, A.O.F. Presentation to Bro. H. N. Edwards, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
COURT SANDRIDGE, A.O.F. Presentation to Bro. H. N. Edwards, J.P. The Ancient Order of Foresters was established in Sandridge in 1862, and now there is not only the parent Court bat another flourishing branch in Court Forest of Dean, established 1873, to gether with Court Princess May, a Lalies' Court. Shortly after the incep tion of Court Sandridge, Bro. H. N. Edwards joined the Court from Castle mnaine, and, for about half a century, has taken a leading part, not only locally but also in the business of the whole Society. After being District Chief Banger, he was elected a trustee and still holds that important office. For many ydars he was secretary to Court Sandridge, and has held office for some 40 years. Recently he retired from the office of treasurer, and the members desired to show their appreciation of his splendid services, and with this object in view a social evening was held at the Dispensary hall, on Thurs day, 26th inst. The district was well represented by the D.C.R....
SHAKING HANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
SHAKING HANDS. Shakin' hands is somethin' that Mighty few folks git down pat. Some jes' make a feeble clutch, Like the pleasure wasn't much; Others hand a paw that feels Like a bunch of fainted eels, Then there comes a brawny fist l'That'll giveo your own a twist Fit to bruise it out o' shape, It's well meant. There's no escape. There's a feller so polite That it makes you want to fight, An' there's one who seems to say, "Shake-but please be on your way. Jes' one way is right an' fit; Can't be learnt: you're born with it; Your right hand will jes' extend Like it's reachin' fur a friend, Strong but gentle, firm but kind Shakes like them is hard to find.
ELECTRIC LIGHT. Aid to Increasing Business. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
ELECTRIC LIGHT. ---.o- Aid to Increasing Business. Owing to the progressive policy of the council, our main streets now effec tively compete with those of the city, which deservedly bears the reputatioe of being among the best illuminated in the world. But the enterprise of the council has not been followed by sim ilar action on the part of the store owners; and by taking advantage of the facilities which for the first time are afforded by the introduction of elec tricity into this district business can be materially improved. Wherever electricity has been intro duced in the Melbourne suburbs, it has been found that an increasing number of buyers are induced to remain in the district for their purchases. One notable example is that of Prahran, where the effective use of electric light has greatly increased the Friday night turnover of the more progressive shop owners on the main streets. The re sult of high illumination is the attrao tion of the buyer to the scene, The interiors of ...
PORT THEATRE. Next Week's Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
PORT THEATRE. Next Week's Pictures. ,Star pictures for Monday, Tuesday, aind Thursday are "His Wife's Child," and "The Mystery of a Great Dia mond," and on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday,.' 'The Crook's Revenge,'' and "Tried in Fire,"- will be scroenod. Thcse screens are full of thrills, and a pleasant diversity will be provided in the way of good comical pictures.
PORT MELBOURNE TENNIS CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
PORT MELBOURNE TENNIS CLUB The local club finished up the summer competition well on Saturday last (after a run of bad luck) by defeat ing Clifton Hill (B) by 43 games to 31 games. The scores were: Wood and Bond (P.M.) beat Ansett and Selwood (C.H.), 6-2, 6-5. Martin and Trcwavis (P.M.) beat Horton and Galagher (C.I.), 6-5, 6-4 Wood and Miss Hawkridge (P.M.) beat Ansett and Miss Galagher (C.H.) 6-3. Bond and Miss Hawkridge (P.M.) lost to Horton and Miss Galagher (C.H.) 1-6. Martin andl Miss Unkles (P.M.) beal Galagher and Miss Galagher (C.H.) 6-1. C. Trewavis and Miss Unkles (P.M.) beat Selwood and Miss Galagher (C.H.) 6-2. The club expect to "make good": it the winter competition, when Bowle) and Freame will resume their places it the team. If a sufficient number o0 players are available, two teams wil be entered. Some interesting matches have beer played in the ladder competition, Woo( having moved from 7th to 4th place Freame from 4th to 3rd place, and C. Trewavis dropped fromi 3...
DRUID'S GALA—LOCAL STALL. Jumble Sale in Town Hall. Bargain Hunters Busy. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
DRUID'S GALA-LOCAL STALL. Jumble Sale in Town Hall. Bargain Hunters Busy. When a woman gets a chance of going bargain hunting, it takes more than a shower of rain to damp her ardour. This was made manifest on Friday night last week, when a Jumble Sale was held in aid of the Port Melbourne stall at the Druids' Gala. Women-folk were assembled in force to sample the bargains which were offered in the Supper-rgom of the Town Hall. During the day pre parations had been made for the sale by the Mayoress, Mrs. Page, and the ladies who were assisting to price the various articles. .A glance round the room on Fri day night showed that they had per formed their self-appointed task well. It was a miscellaneous col lection that was spread out for the inspection of the buyers who crowd ed the hall. Table centres-hand painted and embroidered-pieces of tapestry, curtainis and screens, served to impart a dash of colour to the as sortment of goods. Ornaments of many designs and varying value, such a...
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. The Rev. W. MeKio will preach at both services to-morrow. Nert week will be Holy Week, and services will he held every morning at 7.30 a.m., and at 4.15 p.m. for chil dren, in the schoolroom. "Characters of the Passion" will form the subject of a series of addresses at 7.30 p.m. On Good Friday there will be an ante comllmulnion service at 7.30 a.m., morn ing prayerand sermon at 11 a.m., and a lantern service for children in the schoolroom at 3 p.m., on "The Way of the Cross." There will be an even ing service in the church at 7.30, when the subject dealt, with will be "The Way of Sorrows,'" with lantern illus trations. On Easter Day there will be morning services at 7 o'clock, 8.30 and 11, a children's service at 3 p.m., and the usual evening service and thanksgiving at 7 p.m. Easter offer ings are invited.
PORT MELBOURNE BICYCLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
PORT MELBOURNE BICYCLE CLUB. The nineteenth annual meeting will be held in the club room next Monday evening, at 8 p.m. The business to be transacted includes the election of officers. Contests will take place in two quarters. Messrs. IU. J. Harmen and .1. Purcell have been nominated for the piesidency, and a committee of seven is to be elected from nine nomi nations viz.:--Messrs. .T. Lawson, J.. Brooker, J. McCormick, J. Riall, T. Sti vey, L. Plier, and II. Powell.
FOOTBALL. Our Local Seniors. Practice Match To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
FOOTBALL. Our Local Seniors. Practice Match To-day. On the local ground to-day a prac tice match will take place between the senior club and a combined team from the Port and South C.Y.M. Society. Members' tickets (which will be on sale) will admit to this match. The ladies' committee has handed a dona tion of £5/5/ as a start to the funds, and are cordially thanked for doing so. The following additional donations have been received:-Mr. T. Julier, sen., £1/1/; Mr. J. Hart, £1/1/; Mr. M. L. Denham, £1/1/; Cr. T. Smith, 10/6; Mr. J. Hart, 10/6. Mr. A. Darrick, who is well up in the game, has kindly consented to look after injured players. The training room has presented a most busy appearance during the week. About 50 players are putting on fin ishing touches, and altogether the pro spects are most encouraging. Among those training are Sigg, from Goulburn Valley; Mackay, the Mel bourne wing player; Keating, a fast man from $Queensland; M'Conville, Brighton Juniors; R. Marshall, the w...