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ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. Federal Polling Day, To:day, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. It's the duty of all electors to vote, Be they Labor or Liberal-or other wise. Senate election only in the Melbourne Ports electorate. The opening ceremony in connec tion with the Cricket Club bazaar will take place next Wednesday even ing. A special appeal is made to resi dents to attend themselves and brine along their friends. ~Hav5 e a look in the Town Hall in the latter part of the week," urges a committee member, to see what you like best. Try your luck and help the cause. The bazaar will be open for three nights only and on Saturday afternoon, for the children. Roll up! Your wants will be well catered for." Mayoral election last Monday morning. Cr. T. Smith selected for the office. Patrons of Bradley's pictures are asked to note that the entertainment will be held in the Excelsior Hall to-night. The local library and public offices will not -lie open .to-day--Polling Day on account- of the Federal Elections; The l...
ITEMS OF NEWS. MAYORAL THANKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
I?ITEMS OF NEWS. MAYORAL THANKS. The newly-elected Mayor iCr. Thos. Smith) has been so inundated with con gratulatory notes, telegrams and letter grains since his election to the chair, that he finds it quite impossible to reply personally to the wealth of kindly senti ment thus couveyed. We have been asked, therefore, to acknowledge his cordial appreciation of these acts of mind fulness through the columns of " The Standard." WATTLE DAY. The local campaign was carried out by the president, Miss E Simons, and an earnest band of worhers, to a successful issue. The .collection boxes were for warded to head-quarters, so the actual results are not known. The response was so ready, however, that there is no doubt but that the total amount collected was highly satisfactory. A motor car load of choice bloom was gathered by, Mr. \V Butler, of Bay-street, and Miss Simons wishes to tender her thanks to him and the band of voluntary workers publicly. "LIBERTY" AND NEXT WEEK S ATTRACTIONS AT TH...
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
GOOD _TEMPLARS. The Mutual Help Lodge held its usual meeting on Tuesday evening in the Lodgeroomi, Graham Street, Sister 1. Gotez.presiding. Correspondence was read from the respective secretaries to the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defence re the sale of intoxicants at the canteen at the Camp at Broadmnea dows." The secretary of the Part Mel bourne branch of the W.C.T.U. wrote asking the assistaltce of the lodge in the1celebration of their Silver Jubilee, •and it was resolved to wish them suc cess and co-operate as far as possible. Sis. Martin reported that new imembers were being initiated at each meeting of the Juvenile Temple. Satisfaction was expressed at. the election of two Rechabites to the position of Mayors by the councils of both Port and South Melbourne, and it was resolved to for ward congratulations to Bros. Cr. T. Smith, of Port Mtelbourne, and Cr. .1. Morris, of South -Melbourne. Next Tuesday evening will be open to all and Bro..J. C. Gregory will provide an am...
ROUND THE CHURCHES. Presbyterian. Jubilee Celebrations. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
ROUND THE CHURCHES. Presbyterian. Jubilee Celebrations. These were continued on.Thursday night, when a first-class Scotch con cert was given in the School-hall, which was crowded. The Melbourne Thistle Choir did well in the part sonigs, "Hail to the Chief," "Scots Wha' Hae," "A Hundred Pipers," "Sweet and Low," etc. Miss Florrie Gordon, in "Robin Adair," and "An gus MacDonald," touched the chord in many hearts, and proved to be an artist of no mean ability. Miss Hilda Brewer, in her rendition of tEe "Scot tish Blue Bells," and "Willie's Gone to Melville Castle," roused the spirit by a pathos that alone can be appre ciated by the Scot, even when abroad; .whilst Miss Peacock, in; "Jessie's Dream," indicated the feelings of many maidens at this time with sol dier laddies at the front. The songs of Scottish bards were not unwor thily rendered by Messrs. Downie and Cullen. Altogether, with the humor ous items given by Mr. A. Metealf, and the Highiand dancing by Misses isobel Slimmon and ...
PORT TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
PORT TENNIS CLUB. The "A" team played Cliftin Hill on Saturday last, and were defeated by 45 games to 30 games. The scores were: Horton and Burt (C.H..) lost to. Martin and S. Dusting (P.M.)-3-6, 6-5. Brown and McKerlie beat Wood apnd Bond, 6-2, 6-5. Brown and Miss Burt beat Wood and Miss Ukles, (i6-2. Burt and Miss Kelly beat S. Dust ing and Miss Hawkridge, 6-3. Horton and 'Miss Burt beat Martin and Miss Unkles, 6-3. McKerlie and Miss Kelly beat Bond and Miss IHawkridge, 6-4. The "B" team played St. Kilda Presbyterians on the local court on Saturday,. and won by 36 games to 27 ganmes. Hawkridae and L. Dusting (P.M.) beat Marshall and Jacobs (St.K.), 6-0. Hawkridge and L. Dusting, lost to Fysehe and Morris, 4-6. Cioss and S. Dusting beat Fysche and Fletcher, 6-3. Cross and'S. Dusting beat Fysehe nud Jacobs, 6-1. Cross and Miss J. Cohen beat Fletcher and Miss mcDonald, 6-3; and Morris and Miss Maoore, 6-2. L. Dusting and Miss 1. Cohen lost to Morris and Miss Moore. 1-6. IIawkridge an...
PORT MELBOURNE'S MAYOR. Cr. T. Smith Elected. A Popular Choice. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
PORT MELBOURNE'S MAYOR.I -4-- - Cr. T. Smith Elected. A Popular Choice. The appointment of Cr. T. Smith, a member of the Labor party, as mayor of the municipality, has been received with many expressions of approbation amongst rtepayers. The mayoral election took place on Mon day morning when, in keeping with theusual custom, a special meeting of the council was held. Cr. A. L. Page was voted to the chair for the time being, and subsequent to the. adoption -of. a inotion lthnt ithe mayor's allowance he £100, Cr.-Gill moved that Cr. Smith be elected mayor for the ensuing term. It would not be the first time that he had occupied the position, and he had much-experience as a member of Parliament, besides an extensive knowledge of municipal life. Ex perience, both at South and Port Melbourne, had shown that he was qualified to fill the position efficiently. Cr. Sinclair cordially seconded the- motion. Cr. Page nominated Cr. Tucker for the position. Cr. Tucker said he wished to de cline ...
Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
Holy Trinity. On Sunday mornihg there will Tbe celebrations of Holy Communion at 8, anid also at 11. The preacher at the mid-day service will be the Rev. W. E. Dexter, M.A., who has been appoiunted as Chutch of England chaplain for the Victorian qubta of the first detachments who are to be gent to the Front. air. Dexter has seen life with the Fleet, as a sailor, and served two years under Lord Kit-' chener in South,Africa as a scout. It is hoped that there will be a large congregation of the parishioners to hear.him omn Sunday morning. The Vicar will preach in the evening. . .. . . oa
CRICKET CLUB BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
CRICKET CLUB BAZAAR. The final, meeting of the Bazaar committee will be held on Monday evening next, in the Mayor's room, at the Town Hall. All tickets and cash should be handed in on -Monday night, without fail. Many useful and pretty articles are to be disljosed of in the various stalls. Residents are asked to pay a visit. It is urged that they will go away quite contented. Children will be welcomed -nlext Saturday afternoon. There will be an abundance of toys and sweets awaiting disposal.
OUR NEW MAYOR. Interesting Public Career. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
S-OUR NEW MAYOR. Interesting Public Career. The recently-elected Mayor of Port Melbourne, Cr. T. Smith, has had an interesting career as a public man. He was a member of the South Mel bourne City Council in 1888, when there were 'only nine councillors. Sub sequently the ward system was brought aboht and he was elected second on the poll for the Beacons field ward. He was invariably ac corded a walk-over afterwards. He does not favor.the ward system, and significantly remarks that he does not think it produces as good a class of municipal aspirants as when the municipality covers one ward, though he concedes that it is easier for the sitting representative to retain the seat. During his year of office as Mayor of South Melbourne, he was elected as meniber for Emerald Hill, and retained the position until the electorate was wiped off the map by the Legislative Assembly by the mea sure which reduced the number of its members from 95 to 65. Owing to illness, he resigned from the repre s...
Farrell-street Anniversary. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
Farrell-street Anniversary. The anniversary of the Farrell street Methodist Sunday school was celebrated at the Tl'own Hall, on Sun day last, in the morning, afternoon, and evening. There were satisfactory a ttendanees throughout the day; in the evening the seating accomnmoda tion was taxed to the utmost. The services were conducted by Messrs. Iliscock and Watson, in the morning and afternoon respectively, and by the Rev. R.. S. Joyece, in the even ilg. The addresses were all appro priate to the occasion, and dealt with the progress that id, being made by the school. The singing was up to the usual creditable level of the Far rell-street school, and the duet by the Misses Holland, Brady, Swainger, and llilde, in the morning', was much appreciated. Tile same may be said of the items rendered by Miss Elsie Beard and Miss Elsie Stewart, who sang with rare expression for child-: reii of their years. 0-
PEOPLE ARE SAYING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING. That the robes of offlice were worn by a Mayor of Port Melbourne for the first time for some years on 'Mon day last. That the Labor Party, of which he (Cr. T. Smith) is a member, is. as a rule, opposed to such insignia. That it is conceded, at the same time, that as a matter of personal opinion that the mayoral robes will lend dignity to the oltice on notable caensions, lie is enltitled to follow his own beat. That the present times are fraught with mighty import, and that the mayoral year of 1914-15 is likely to be one tlhat will be remembered for ijlny years to come. That Nott Street scholars should be pleased d and proud of their gift to the "boys" going to the front for King and Country. That Mr. Richards and his staff should be proud of the sentimeiti of the school. That the School Committee's active correspondent. Mrs. Mtiddleton, has only added another niche in her re c Qird of kindly deeds. Thalt where Mrs. Middleton is. in thesel affairs, there will Mlms....
BROADMEADOWS ENCAMPMENT. Port Boys Welcome Lady Visitors. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
BROADMEADOWS ENCAMPMENT. Port Boys Welcome Lady Visitors. (By Senex.) On'. Sunday morning last, - Mes dames M iddleton an . Raussell .job?x niyed outi to the Camp: by :motor. Originally, the mode of transit was to have been by Mr. W. Butler's ear; but, unfortunately,- mechanism does not always go hand in hand with patriotism, and the car went wrong -no fault of Mr. Butler, who de serves thanks for his willingness to assist. The two energetic ladies were not to be outdone, however, and a council of war was held with Mr. Hugh Stranaghan. This worthy citi zen commandeered a car of his friend -Mr. J. B: Symon, of Richmond. The result was that Sunday morning saw the ladies, with an embryonic poul try yard, wending their way to the soldiers' temporary training ground. No mishap occurred en route, and the Camp was duly and s.afely reached. Here came the puzzle of the hour. Sentry after sentry gave the ladies a military but courteous denial.. - Woman's wit triumphed, however; no need to say...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
GET QUOTATIONS FOR EVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL FROM . , J. E. EARL,' Bay-street, Port Melb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. CASH ROCERS, Wine and Spirit Merchants, Are renowned for HighOclass. 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 MELBOURN~E. BOUNDARY & BUCKHURST STS. SOUTH MELBOURNE. IChoice and Fresh Butter and Dairy Produce a Specialty. .Something about the Clare Castle Hotel, Corner of GRAHAMI and ROSS STREETS, Port Melbourne, FRED. DAL(ARNO, Licensee, ABBOTSFORD AND CARLTON ALES. BEST BRANDS of WINES, SPIRITS AND CIGARS. ENG-L-ISHI A-LEON-DRAUGHT. a~Allco?lc's Standard Billiard Table. -OLD' AND NEW ]RIENDS WELCOMED. L, J. OLL ND -Phoe, N -10208 Cent. LICENSED SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Bell Hanger. ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS AND REPAIRS to Sanitary Work a Speciaty. Jobbing...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
PITIIUE THEAT CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN EVtRY EVEN NC. SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMMES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - Is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. Children Half Price Week Nights and Matinees. Saturday Nights Excepted Saturday Matinee, 2.30. This Theatre is Conducted en tirely by UNION LABOR. CHILDREN'S PRIZE MATINEE Every Saturday. Beautiful Dolls for the Girls. Watches and Footballs for the Boys. STAR FILMS for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday RUBY CG?RLE 2,000 ft., Rex. Hearts and Swords 2,000 ft. Ford Sterling. STAR FILMS for Thursday, Friday and Saturday - League 3,800 Cines, - LUC LLE LOVE 2,000 ft., Gold Seal. In 15 Weekly Instalments. Presenting Grace Cunard and Francis Ford in the Greatest Mystery Drama of all time. -A lorg thrill frtm beginning to end. And a host of other films too numerous to '?nention. LI ERTY'8 Abyssinian Box 'Mystery. SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT. FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY, FRIDAY, SEPT. 11th., "The Great Liberty" offers a Re...
A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
A.N.A. There was a good attendance on the occasion of a summoned meet. ing on Tuesday, 'August 25. The President, Mr. M.. J. Nolan, occupied the chair. It was announced that up to date nine - inembers had volunteered for active service. Messrs. J. J. Howard, S.W. Shim els. F. Heider were elected full bene fit members of the branuch. Six gen tlemen were nominated for member ship. It was decided to forward a letter of condolence to Member Money, who recently suffered ,a family bereave ment. Reports. The visitor of the sick tendered his usual report. Mr. Ewart reported on behalf of the-rifle team. M~essrs. Insall and Sanderson re period attending the Dispensary Committee. Humorous Readings. A Humorous Reading Competition was won byi Mr. H-. Ralsfon.
COURT SANDRIDGE, A.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
COURT SANDRIDGE, A.O.F. The usual fortnightly meeting was held at the Dispensary -Hall .on Thursday, August 27, inder the pre sidency of the C.R., Bro. J. Wilson. There was a good attendance, in cluding visitors from Cts. Alexander, Carlton,' Forest of Dean, and Vic toria, who were accorded a hearty welcome. Bro. 'John Behne, who for many years held the office of Woodward, resignied on account of his failing sight. The resignation was received with regret and a letter was ordered to be forwarded to Bro. Behne. thanking him for his long and faitlh ful service and sympathising with him in his illness. Bro. W. Rosewarne was duly elect ed to fill the vacant office. After routine business had been transacted, the court was closed and a social commenced. P.C.R.. Bro. MlcConville acted as M.C. and kept the "hall _rolling," while P.C.R. eBro. R. Smith was amusingi in his comic alities. During an interval P.D.C.R. Bro. W. Howe, _on behalf of the Conrt, presented a handsome frame of photos. t...
Jottings by a Supporter. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
Jottings by a Supporter. Old and young players tried to play on Saturday last. Rometsch, Carse, anld Tindle- three most improved players. lMr. T. Jones, the club's official time-keeper, has been an ardent sup porter throughout the season. The best thanks of the club are tendered to all who helped to make the picture night a success. Vice captain Holmes disposed of 50 tic kets! Harmony has been the characteri.s tic of all the club's committee meet ings. The ladies, too, have worked. an' gressively and accomplished nmuch. New places have been found for several players. Success has attend ed the change. No .doubt it would have been appreciated a little sooner. Leading goal-kickers are: T. Jones (16), S. Jones (13), J. Stanford (11). J. M'Kay (10).
BOWLING. Port Melbourne Club. The Annual Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
BOWLING. Port Melbourne Club. - The Annual Meeting. There was a fair attendance of members at the annual meeting of the Port Melbourne Bowling. Club, which took place in the pavilion on the ground on Sathrclay evening, under the presidency of Ex-Cr. E. F. Rus sell. The Chairman, in opening proceed ings, congratulated the clhdb on the splendid financial position it occupied this year, after a very severe year of financial stress. In consequence of the green having gone bad last year they had not, from the purely sporting standpoint, occupied the position which every meliber wished to occupy. Still,' the-two teams put into the field last -year had done as much as they possibly could. Soci * ally and pleasurably, however, all the games had more thanh compensated for the comparative dearth of "wins." The substantial credit bal ance of rather more than £12 spo'ke volumes for the ability of the finana cial officers, and they were deseryv bilg of :great praise for having put the club in su...
Port Baptists (5.7) beat Brunswick Baptists (1.7.). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
Port Baptists (5.7) beat Brunswick Baptists (1.7.). O. Saturday last, Port Baptists brought their season to a close, when they met Brunswick on the local ground. The game was somewhat crowded throughout and not favor able to good football. Apparently, the biý" defeat of the previous week had a stimulating effect on the local lads, for no fewer than 25 were pre laared to declare war on Brunswick. Sid. HIolmes was the Ports' most pro mineunt player, others who did gdod work were Lovell (wing), AM'Kissock (half-forward), Wood (centre), Stanford (rtck). Prior to the match a photograph of the club was taken by sMr. Ashby, of Graham-street. Orders for these should be in the hands of the Secretary as early as possible. At the Social gathering, which will be held in the Temperance Hall, to-night, gold medals will be presented to Mr. S. H. Holmes (best all-round player). Mr. Hec. Wood, and Mr. J. Stanford (consistent play). The medal for best all-round plpy has been donated by Mr. A. J. Holl...