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BARTLETT—FREAME WEDDING GROUP. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
BARTLETT,-FREAME WEDDING GROUP. "Happy is the 'bride that the sun shines on." If any.reliance may be placed in the old proverb, the tender beams of the 'sunshine of early spring that lent brightness to the tranquil day on Tuesday - last,. should be a propitious augury for a cloudless wedded life of the young couple who entered- into the bonds of matrimony at St. Joseph's--Church. The. coi?i tractiug parties-Mr. J. Bartlett,' jun., and- Miss Myrtle Freame-are well- lkown residents of Port Mel bourne: They were born here; their parents have been long associated with our business and social activi ties, and their grand-parents were known here before them. Relatives and friends cover a wide circle, and it was only to have been expected that the event should have attracted a great deal of local attention., The amiable qualities of the bride have made for her hosts of warm personal friends,. and the bridegroom in busi ness affairs and the pursuits of pri vate life--(He is an ardent hortic...
ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. The anniversary celebrations in connection with the Farrell-street Methodist Sunday school will be ob served in the Town Hall to-morrow, and a concert .and public meeting will be held in the church on Wednesday, September 2. The, affair is quite all important one in its way and the music is generally of a high standard.
CALLED FOR SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
CGALLED FOR SERVICE. Mr. W. Frost, who until lately carried on businessin Bay-street as an electrical engineer, has joined the Australian Expeditionary 'Force at Brpadmenl dows. Mr. Frost is a" British reserv ist, and has seen a good deal of ac tive service. As one of the Royal Hussars, he- was one of the be leagured at Mafeking, and was sub sequently one of the investing force at Paardeburg. He sustained an in jury to the foot as a result of a stampede amongst the horses on one occasion, and had one of 'his great toes amputated in consequence. He has been drafted into the Engineering section. Mr. Frost was married re ceiitly, and the measure of popularity he has won during his .brief sojourn at the Port will carry with it a sin cere wish.that he may return safe and sound and resume business at his old stand.
LOCAL BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
LOCAL BOWLING CLUB. The annual meeting of the Port Melbourne Bowling Club will be held in the club-rooms this evening. The balance-sheet gives a membership of 60, of whom 43 are playing members. The receipts for snub~criptions amount to £67 and £17 for playinig and non playing members respectively. Bar receipts are set down at £168; bil liards. £0; prizes and donaiions. £S. On the side of expenditure the up keep of the bar is given as £86, and general expenses are set down at £186, including wages, £122.- The season closed ,wit! it sajtisfactory credit balance of £12.
PEOPLE ARE SAYING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING. That Port Melbourne has taken up the patriotic movement in real ear nest. That the initiative taken by the ladies of the district will redound to their credit for many a year to come. That Britishers, the world over, are not" of the composition to take mili- tary over-lordship lying down. That another fact, arising out of the first, is that some noble fellows, of--our own suburb have decided to: help to their little utmost the great Mother Land whose protection has made peaceful existence in Australia possible. That some will fall sick, that some will be stricken by the enemy, that some will feel the effects of the snows of Europe for many yeai's to, come. That it is "up to us" to help our own, and That we are going to do it! j .mn .n That the Port Melbourne Swim .ping Club. is lo.sing a number of its members, who have been accepted for active service. That they will be given aý rousing send-off in the form of a Smoke Night on Friday, September .4. That one of the...
TOWN COUNCIL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
TOWN COUNCIL ELECTION. The result of the voting in connection with the election of three councillors on Thursday last was as follows: J. P. Crichton ... ... .25 Votes. T. Smith ... .. 897 ,, A. Tucker... ... ... 695 , R. Dixon ... ... ... 565 The two retiring councillors were thus re elected, and Cr. A. Tucker is the new comer. In view of the fact that there are 2,800 names on the ratepayers' roll; the voting was very apathetic.
Graham-street Wesleys. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
Graham-street Wesleys.. The locals last week had a "day out," at the expense of the Brunswick Baptists, scoring 24.27 to 1.0. Goals were scored for Graham-street by R. Antonio (8), J. Marshall (7), J. Turner (2), T. Quested (2), F. Gadsby, S: Lew is, S. Peacock, W. Secombe, and R. Tre vorrow. To-day's match, against Yar raville Baptists, will take place at Yar raville. As it is an important engage ment, players and supporters are re quested to attend in full force. The following will represent Graham-streeti W. Hayes, D. Drever, J. Turner, A. King, H. Petersen, R. Dodge, R. Tre vorrow, J. Marshall, S. Peacock, J. Nan kervis, W. Secombe, T. Quested, S. Lewis, H. Matthews, G. Baird, R. An tonio, N. Carnie, and W. Rendall. As the distance is considerable, and the train service not too frequent, all are particularly urged to catch the 2 o'clock train from Graham.
Port Baptists v. Howe Crescent. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
Port Baptists v. Howe-Crescent. The local Baptists suffered an over whelming defeat at the hands of Howe Crescent, on the latter's ground,- on Saturday last; The Crescents, who have not lost a match for two years, played a winning game throughout, whilst the locals, with a weak team, plodded on gamely. The final scores 'were:--Howe Crescent, 19.14; 'Port - Melbourne Bap tists, 2.5. Hec. Woods was the Baptist's star performer; Lovell,- Carse (until hurt), Rometsch, and Fletcher also acquitted themselves well. To-day's match, against Brunswick, takes place at Port Melbourne. All players are requested to put in an ap pearance at 2.30 p.m., when a photo graph of the club will be taken.. Club members are asked to note that on Tuesday, September 1, the- "wind up"--meeting will take place; when medals will be allotted, etc.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
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GAS EMPLOYES CONTRIBUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
GAS EMPLOYES CONTRIBUTE. In connection with the efforts put forth for increasing the Patriotic Fund, it will interest our readers to know that a meeting of the employes of the Metropolitan Gas Company, South Melbourne Works, was held on Friday last, at which it was decided that 21 per cent. of the wages of the employes should be donated to the Fund for a period of three months, or longer if necessary. The meeting was the largest and most enthusiastic ever held at the works, and was presided-over by Mr. C. W. Howlett, superintendent, of the works. Cheers were given for the King and Empire at the conclusion. We understand that this fine contri bution applies .to all the employes of the company, and should result in a very substantial addition to the Fund. It is interesting to note-in viewV of the remarks made by the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page) at the lastcnheeting of the P.L.C., las to alleged coercion: on. the part of State School teachers to obtain patriotic contributions of pence from t...
PATRIOTIC MOVEMENT. Local Ladies Assist. Enthusiastic Inaugural Gathering. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
PATRIOTIC MOVEMENT. SLocal Ladles: Assist. SEqthusiastcl Inaugural Gathering. It has doubtless given rise to much regret locally-and throughout the metropolis for that matter-that an initiative.was not given by .the mayor in the matter of drawing Port Mel bourne into, the ever-widening cirle' -that has accepted the present welter of war on the continent of. Europe as a. deplorable fact and has decided to -make Thomas Atkins, Esq:, and. his. dependants - as comfortable as possible, physically and .mentally, in the. circumstances.. To provide for Tommy's bodily comforts when on ac tive service were: surely just and humane, and to raise funds for the relief of possible eventual distress among his dependents may also be regarded as a wise previsionary course that will be conducive to a modicum of peace of mind. Unfor tunately such a worthy movement had hung fire in Port ' ealhbourn until the ladies of the district took the matter in hand-and, in response to the con vocation of Mrs. A.. ...
PORT LABOUR PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
PORT LABOUR PARTY. The- weekly, meeting. of the Port Melbourne branch of the P.L.C. was held at the Town Hall, on" Monday evening, under the presidency of Mr. A. Tucker. Amongst representative members present were: Mr. G. Sang-' ster, M.L.A.,. Crs. A.- L. Page (Mayor), Smith, Sinclair, Gill, and Murphy. "Death of Mr. Evans, M.L.C. Cr. - Smith drew attention: to- the death 0of Mr. J. W. Evans, M.L.C. It was an unexpected end to a promis ing political career, and would be noted wvith much regret in the'district, where the late Mr. Evans was Well known. He had. been a resident of the .adjbining municipality for many years. They should not allow the w;idow and relatives to think that they were uinmindful of the: services he had rendered, and he moved that the branch forward to -them an ex pression of condolence. Cr. Sinclair seconded, with much regret at the circumstance. The Labour Party had been particularly unfortunate lately, and had lost some of its best members. He had known Mr. E...
PORT MELBOURNE BICYCLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 29 August 1914
PORT MELBOURNE BICYCLE CLUB. This Club met the Williamstown branch of the I.C.C.A. on Wednesday last, in the latter's club-rooms, to con test the second round of the indoor tourney arranged by the I.C.C. Asso ciation. The visitors had a very cor dial welcome and were lavishly regaled. Billiards, the first item .on the pro gramme, resulted in a win for Williams town, who played with great -form and determination. At cards, Ports were victorious, and the third and last bout rope quoits-also brought success to the local team. Mr. Fisher, secretary of the Williamstown Club, in a happy speech, eulogised the Portonians on the dominant brotherly feeling and sports manlike manner in which they contest ed their games. Mr. Oakes, the Ports' secretary, and Mr. E. Wales reseponded, in a few well-chosen words. These clubs have always .been on particularly friendly terms.
Useful Gift to Troops. Swallow and Ariell's Employes. Firm Provides Material. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
Useful Gift to Troops. Swallow and Ariell's Employes. Firm Provides Material. Material help of a very practical character will be given to the Lady May oress's patriotic fund. by the donation that will come from the fac tory of -Messrs. Swallow and Ariell. Ltd. The idea was first mooted about a fortniiht aro. when some of the female employes expressed willing ness to help. The movement was in every way fostered by the proprie tary, who eventually gave definite shape to the idea by purchalsing large rolls of the best flannel. It was de cided that the garments made should be of one type, and the Cardigan jacket was decided upon. Eight first rate hands at cutttin.--out were dis covered anmongst the employe vol unteers-of whom there were 290, out of about 400-and the first pai.t of the work was speedily got in hand. Then each of the volunteer's took one or two of the garments in the rough. and did the needlework in her own home. . Towards the middle of the present week the work had prac...
Local Fishermen Help. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
Local Fishermen Help. A number of the Port's fishermen have arrived at the same conclusion as a great many others with regard to the maintenance of the Emlpirl during the present crisis. If circum stances will not permit them to be in the actual lighting line, they have decided that they will help those who are there to the be.t of their ability. There is a little band of seven of them --Messrs. R. Johnston. and Son. J. Sanders. V. Ohllsen. C. Dresser. E Merrington and L. Short-and they put into practice last Sunday after noon what we may set 'down as 'the first line of attack. They returned to Port Melbourne with a catch of fish aigreciating SO baskets, and these were offered for sale on the town pier, and on a stand near the lagoon that was erected by Messrs. Dare and R. Jenkins. ()wing to the pui licity that was given to the kindly scliheme. a inber of motorists and members of the general public kept the fishermen busy. and the takings ultimately reached £10/'.3 There remained i1...
PATRIOTIC FUND. The Local Response. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
PATRIOTIC FUND. The Local Response. In connection with the local branch of the Patriotic Fund that was initi ated last week, members of lodges and kindred organisations, and the public of Port Melbourne generally, will note with interest that a public meeting will be held under the lhresi dency of the lMayor (Cr. T. Smith), at the Town Hall on Thursday night, 17th inst. The list of speakers who will address the gathering is a brilliant one, The seat ing accommodation at the Town Hall is likely to be taxed to the utmost, and the committee urges those. who have manifested an early interest in the movement to attend in comfort able time. Donations from societies, lodges, etc., may be ,sent to the Pre sident, Mrs. Glen Knight. The Presi dent will also supply materials for sewing, which- may be carried out at the Town Hall. Material has been supplied by Mrs. R: H. Gill, to the children of St. Joseph's School, for the making of linen provision bags. The children's deft fingers have been a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
WEAKENED BY DIARRHOEA. "I had a had attack of Diarrhoea with severe pains which made mie ex ceedingl-y weak.' sa}ys Mr. Archibald •King, Eskdale, X.Z. 'I had been suf fering in this way for eight or ten day. when a friend recommenled Chamber lain's Colic and Diarrhoea lHmedy, and I foundl it gave me immediate relief: in fact at the en, of the first day J noticed a wonderful improvement in myself.'' Sold by E. Parsons, Grocer, Bay-st. REXONA, THE RAPID HEALER. llexona, is a reliable remedy for all oruptions anl iritations of the skin, lEzemil, Pimples, Sores, Chilblains, Chaippel Ilands, Sciatica. Ttching or Bleeding Piles. Cuts, Burns, Bruises. Scalds, Bad Legs, Stings of Insects, and all kinds of Inflammation. Roxona is sold only in trjangular pots at 1/6 and 3/-. Obtainable everywhere. MADE A NEW MAN OF ME. "'Fou some time I sufl'ered with liver attaks and Iiliouisness,' says DMr. I. IT. Mathieson, Constable, Havelock, N.Z. "''At times I would be quite dizzy, and would hardly know...