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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
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"THE THIRD DEGREE." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
"THE THIRD DEGREE." The principal attraction in a gen erally excellent programme at Brad ley's picture entertainment, which will be held in the Excelsior Hall on Saturday evening, will be the intense dramal known as "The Third Degree." A resume of. the plot of this well known play may not be inopportune. Howard Jeffries. a banker's son, anal lobert Underwood, two university students. were always in trouble with their professors. l[owatd receives a telegram from his tfather telling hin to proceed to New York to make the aequaintance of his stepmother. Rohert aecompanies; him and recog nises in Mrs. Jeffries aun old sweet heart. Robert is subsequently ex pelled from college for bad conduct, and Iloward Jeffries, who marries a waitress, is ltmbidden the house by his father. Robert gainis a relputa tion as a portrait painter and renews his intimacy with Mrs. Jeffries. She soon discovers that Robert's so ealled masterpieces- are rubbish, and she breaks off the acquaintance: Robert writes...
L. O. L. Social Gathering. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
L. 0. L. Social Gathering. An enjoyable Social Evening to the members of the lodge and their friends was given by Sister J. E. Cl:lrk, Worshipful Mistress of the h.O.L.," No. 16, on Monday evening. August 31. _A musical programme, prepared by Bro. Bennett, was ear ried out to' the .satisfaction of all: During the evening occasion was taken to wish many happy returns of the day to the Trealsurer, Sister J. Eagan, who attained her 80th birth day during the present week.
OBITUARY. Old Resident Passes. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
OBITUARY. -Old Resident Passes. An old and respected resident of Port Melbourne has been removed by the death of Mr. Vincent Congues, who had resided for many- years past at 360 Graham-street. Hie had en tered the employ of M[essrs. Swallow and Ariell, in 185S, became one of the head biscnit bakers, and resigned in consequence of advancing years in 1909. Deceased, who was ill his 79th year, leaves one son and two danugh ters, all of whom are umarried. lic was predeceased by his wife about nine years ago.
FOOTBALL. Graham-street Wesleys. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
S-'FOOTBALL. Graham-street Wesleys. Graham-street last Saturday were defeated by Yarraville Baptists by four points, after a game in which force played more part than skill. The scores were: Yarraville, 7.14; Graham-street, 7.10. The locals' goal-kickers were: J. Marshall (3), R. Trevorrow *(2), J. Nankervis; and S. Peacock; while their most promin ent players were J. Nankervis, G. Baird, A. Matthews, and S. Peacock. As Graham-street have finished the second round third on the list, they play the leading team-Howe Cres cent Congregationalists, at Royal Park, to-day, in the first semi-final. Graham-street's players are asked to catch the 2 p.m. train.. The team se lected is constituted of-G. Baird, W. Hayes, A. King, F. Gadsby, W. Se combe, S. Donachy, R. Trevorrow, J. Marshall, S. Peacock, J. .Nankervis, IIH. Petersen, T. Quested, S. Lewis, A. Matthews, D. Drever, R. Antonio, N. Carnie, and W. Rendall.
RIFLE SHOOTING. A.N.A. Teams. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. A.N.A. Teams. The above fired their fourth match on" Monday last, against South Mel bourne, at South Melbourne Town Hall. The scores were: Port Melbourllc,. 163. South Melbourne, 147. Majority for Port! Melbourne, 16 points. 1. Page, 24: A. Paterson, 24; T. Prest, 24; N. W. Walters. 24; J. II. Green. 24, were the best shots for Ports; and G.'l'leming, 23; J. Budge. 23, were the best for South. Ports are still undeleated .having won four matches. Pra ctice will take place as usual on MIonday nig'ht. The celebratiolns inco nneetion with the jubilee of the Presbyterian Church. x-hiich have been markedly successful, were brougfht to a conclu sion on Sunday last. The net result is that reno\vations have been effect od at a cost exeeeding £300, and the church property is now practically free from debt. Another feather in the RIev. J. ID. Landel's aduministra tion.
WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPER ANCE UNION. The usual business meeting bf tihe W.C.T.U. was held on Tuesday last. the president, Mrs. Anderson, in the chair. The members were very eu thu&lt;iasti(> with regard to(the silver jubilee tea and pu]lli, meeting, tio be held in Grahalm-street Hall on Wed nesday, September 1i. Letters were read from Hou. Josiahi Thomas. M.II.R., mand other prominent citi zeus who have promised to take part oii tlhamt mocnasion. An enijo.able re union is anticipated. The next meet ing will be held at the President's home, "lvermn," Clark-street, on Tuesday evening. at 8 p.m. All inem bers are urged to iffttend.
THE PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
THE PATRIOTIC FUND. To the Editor of "The S'tandard." Sir,-I was pleased. to see that Port Melbourne,.at the meeting called in the Town Hall, had resolved, at this time, to do its part whein all loyal citizens of the Empire are combining to do their part in 'upholding its honor and assisting to carry the bur den of those who will be sufferers through the war; and I hope that local efforts will raise a creditable sum. In order to- help the fund the local lodge of Good Templars have resolved to give the proceeds of a series of Picture Nights every even ing next week (exceplt Saturday), at Snowden Picture Theatre, to the Patriotic Fund, instead of their building fund, as originally intended, and the management of the theatre have generously agreed to allow two thirds of the amount- received on all tickets sold by the lodge. Patriotic citizens can assist by the purchase and sale of lickets, which may be ob tained on application from Yours, etc., IVY E. MARTIN, Secretary. M-utual Help Lo...
CRICKET. PORT MELBOURNE CLUB. Admission to V.C.A. Refused. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
CRICKET. PORT MELBOURNE CLUB. Admission to V.C.A. Refused. The Port Melbourne Cricket Club has again" been refused admission to the Victorian Cricket Association (District Cricket). In reply to the application it " was stated that, though the V.C.A. was fully aware of the magnificent record of perform ances put up by the club during the past six seasons, it regretted having. to refuse admission again. The majo rity of delegates will, not entertain the notion of adding to the number of First Grade clubs, and the delegates express themselves as assured that a better quality of cricket would be se' cured if the existing number could be reduced. There are thirteen clubs now in l(irst Grade cricket, and though the Ports concede that- the number is unwieldy, 'they contend that no dif ference would be made by including one more. It would be far more beneficial to the game to admit Ports than have.one team idle for two Sat urdays in each round.. Prominent crities? have exprqssed the oipinio...
YOUTHFUL DELINQUENTS. Theft of Harness. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
YOUTHFUL DELINQUENTS: Theft of Harness. Two young men named Joseph Hill and Geo. Bounds, were charged, in company, at the local court on Thurs day, with having stolen a set of pony harness, valued at 30/-, the pfoperty of Frederick IIughsodi, on August 29. Sub-Inspectoi" Westcott prosecuted, and Mr. W. W. Rogers represented Hill; Frederick Selwyn Hughson, carrier, ,statid that he left the harness in a stable at the rear of 190 Rouse street, and on going for it . couple of days later-August 29--he found that it had been removed. Win. John Rainford, laborer, said that, on Thursday, August.27, accus ed came to his place, and Hill asked him if he wanted to buy a set of har ness. When asked where it was he said it w?is at Cheva:sse's stables. Witness went to look at- it, and ac cused were subseouently arrested. Constable "Wilckens said he and Senior-Constable Nol-wood went to Macdonald's store yii'd on August 27 and found a bag, containing harness, concealed beneath some bricks. They hid...
South Ports Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
South Ports Cricket Club. The fifteelth anllnual meeting was held on Monday evening, at the Gra ham Hlotel, the chair being taken by Mr. J. Tyrell in the absence of the President. As the attendance was small. owing to the cold and wet night. only ordinary routine bus.iness was transacted, and-the meeting ad journed until next Ttuesday, Septem her 8. at S p.m.. at tl!e Graham Hotel. when all intendingt members are re -qutested to attend. Oflice-hearers and committee men are to be elected, and other very important lbusiness is to be carried out.
TO ASSIST THE BLIND. Local Collections Total £60. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
TO ASSIST THE BLIND. Local Collections Total £60. It is gratifying to note that the funds of the Victorian Institute for the Blind have been aurmented to the not inconslderable ektent of £60; through the efforts of the local Ladies' Committee that worked so de votedly over a numlber i"t weeks pre cediang the closing of the last M'ytvoral term. A numlber of the ladidk who had brought about such a satisfae tory result-includiug the ex-Mayor ess (Mrs. A. L. Page), Mrs. A. V. Teath (President), and Mrs. G. Gay lor (Secretalry)-were entertained at the Institu ate on Friday. Aug!st 28. and handed ove) a cheque for the amount stated. The Sec.retary of tile Institute (Mr. Hogarth) thanked the ladies of Port Melbolun e in raceCdful terms for what he regarded as a "noble" smon. and remarked that this mmiciipality was tlihe irt to hand over the money collected to tile nsti tili on. The [',,t Melbounrie Swimming Club's Euchre Party nial Dance will iake place on [ond;ay eveningl next, at the Tel...
Railway United C.C. (3rd grade). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 September 1914
Railway United C.C. 13rd grade). The annual meetinmr of the abovei Elub was held itf the Albion hotel, on Wednesday, Auntust 26. Mr. W. Mox hami presided. The following otffie-. hearers were elected :-Patron. Mr. W. Hooper; presi(lent, Mr. A. Dunn; vice-presidents. Messrs. G. Jeffries. T. ('orrigan, R. Douilas. C. Twomey. A. Hlenderson, O. Brookes, 3. J. Ryavn. E. WVale. F. Daws. J. O'S( livan. T. Testro. T. Smith (sen.), B. Meyer, T. Willeocks, G. TY. Briggs. V. Mlanely. A. F. Taylor, E. Russell. V. Uniackle. T. Smith. V. Devitt. Mrs.. A. XWhitton. aid Mrs. J. 11,eiley: general committee, Messrs. W. 3oxhtam. XX. Fisher, G. Neuchew. W. .JefTls. E. Edwards; delegates. Messrs. F. J. Salter, \V. Moxhain; hon. secretary and treasurer. Mr. F. J. Salter; ansistant secretary, Mr. T. Drew.
CRICKET CLUB. A Successful Year. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
CRICKET CLUB. A Successful Year. The new players' quarters in the piavilion at the cricket-ground pro vided sufficient and comfortable ac commodation for a good assemblage of members last Monday evening, when the annual meeting was held, the President (Mr. T. Testro) occu pying the chair. The Mayor (Cr. T. Smith) who was present, .and handed in a donation to the club, received a hearty welcome. Mr. Murdoch, secretary, presented the report and balance-sheet. The -former showed the club to be in a gratifying position, the first eleven having again pulled off the Sub,.-Dis trict Premiership, the third year in succession. Messrs. Brereton, M'Coll, Taylor, Rademacher, Jamieson, St. John, and Anderson were congratu lated on their batting performances, and Messrs. Anderson, J. M'Coll, and B. M'Coll for bowling. Mr. Brereton won the batting average and.highest individual score, and Mr. Anderson the bowling average. Special mention was made of Mr. H. Taylor, the cap tain, who led th. team to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
CAN'T SHAKE IT OFF. How often we hear persons with colds make the above remark; but Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery shakes them off promptly and effectively in a few dos's. Price. 1/6 and 3/-. Obtainabloe everywhere. DIDN'T THINK IT POSSIBLE. "I didn't think it possible that such a wonderful medicine as Chamberlain's Cough Remedy could be purchased at such a low price," says Mr. J. Burgis, Stanley, Vie. "I was attacked with severe pains in the chest with diflicult breathing, but nothing I took relieved the cold. Having Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in stock I thought I would give it a trial and got relief at once. I give it to my children and think so highly of it, that I would not be with out a bottle on hand." Sold by E. Parsons, Grocer, Bay-st. RHEUMATISM. "I had -rhemnatism and suffered so much that I could not sleep,'' says Mr. B. Rowe, Cornwall, Tas. "After three years of suffering a friend recommended me to try Chamberlain's Pain Balm, and before using half :a bottle I was weonderfu...