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Holy Trinity. Sacred Recital. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
Holy Trinity. SSacred Recital. To-morrow evening at the close of evensong, there will be a very choice short' programme of Sacred music rendered.. The chief soloist is Miss Reba Raugan, who will be assisted by Miss Lachlan and Messrs. Nelson, Preston. and the Choir of . Trinity Church. The following numbeirs will be given:--Anthem , "Seek Ye the Lord"; solo.: Miss Reba Rangmn; or in voluntary. Mr J. Edwards; duet, "'reak, Divine Light," Misses Rema Rangan and Laclihn; song, "Down the Vale."' Mr. Nelson; anthem. "Thy Way Not Mine. O Lord"; soloist, Mr Prestoni song, "Come Unto AMe." !Miss Relm lR.iingan. T?hie service .to don lude with the National Anthem aind Recessionial hyl mn. It is hoped that there will be a large attendance at the service Oni Thursday .evening last a num her of candidates from Holy Trinity, Port Melbourne, were included in the inumber who received the Rite of Confirmation in St. Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne. at the hands of the Arch hishop of Melbourne. The Vica...
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Graham Street Methodist. Send-off to Volunteer. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Graham Street Methodist. Send-off to Volunteer. A large gathering met in the School Hall of the Graham-street Methodist ('Ch rw,. on Wednesday night, to bid farewell to Mr. John Monkhouse, who i.s attached to the artillery with the Ix 1peditionary Force. The Rev. R. S. Jovee conducted the proceedings. and .aid we were enagaged in thle greatest .risi- the British Empire had passed through for some time. but that Great Britain would come out where she al way s did, and always would as long a. she stood for righlteousness on top. Patriotic songs were sung by Miss Peadie and Mr. Chas. Trewavis witlh good spirit. The Rev. R. S. Joyce then presented Mr. Monkhlouse with a very fine pair of field glasses and compass, combined with a wrist let watch. Before supper was served, the minister led the large audience in prayer for the protection of the young soldier, his family who re main behind, and for the King and country. The National Anthem ter minlted a very nice functi...
REMODELLING OF NOTT-STREET STATE SCHOOL. Tender for £5,184 Accepted. Excelsior Hall Engaged for Instruction. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
REMODELLING OF NOTT-STREET STATE SCHOOL. Tender for £5,184 Accepted. Excelsior Hall Engaged for Instruction. One item which pleased councillors' at the Council meeting Tuesday-even ing last was a communication from Ir. Oeo. Sangster, M.L.A., setting forth that the Minister for - Public Works had let a tender for re-model ling the Nott-street State school.. Mr. Sangstcr stated that the con tract price for the work was £5,18-1 10/-. and the successful tenderer Mr T. Coants. of Kensiltonn. Another communication on0 the same subject was submitted from the department, asking for the use of the Excelsior Hall - during a period ex teudimng over six or seven months. The rental suggested as a fair amount was £2 per. week Council lors agreed with the suggeetion, and decided to grant the use of the hall for the period required at tlie amount stated. It is understood that whilst re modelling opesations are going on the scholars will be. instinieted in the Temperance and Presbyterian School Hall...
UNDESIRABLE CONDUCT. Month's Imprisonment Ordered. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
UNDESIRABLE CONDUCT. Month's Imprisonment Ordered. Johil Anderson, an elderly man with a long crime record.. was ar rested ±? Constable MsC'lure at 9.30 footpath in Bay-street, .very drunk; and when assisted into a passing tram by the conductor and M'Clure, used'obscene language of the worst character. For this latter offeince the magistrates-Messrs. Hester and Testro. J.'sP.-sent Anderson to gaol for one month without the option. On a charge of drunkenness hlie was fined 10/- or three days.
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
ELECTRIC .SPARKS. The North Ports Cricket Club's an nual meeting will take place on Mon S day evening at the Town Hall. The Port Melbourne Council, on the suggestion of Cr. Walter, has donated £100 to the Patriotic Fund. Bradley's pictures are to be seen every Saturday night at the Excelsior Hall.-See programme inl this issue. A collection will be taken up ati the patriotic meeting on Thmrsday next, in Si in aid of the Mayor of fort Melbourne's )atriotie Fund. SThe Cricket Club's bazaar will be open this afternoon and evening. The last day at a bazaar is usually bar gain day, so roll up. 'Dhobi" has had his hair cuit close : to go to the war. A wag at the smoke m night said it was to enable the Ger mans to see more of him. An image of the German Emperor, - standing head first on the end of-.i" pole, comprised one of the gifts to the Swimming Club's contingent at the send-off. The exhibit bore, the inscription, "Oop der pole." SMr. K.A McNiff, who has joined the AustraliantExfedition...
Presentation Upon Retirement. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
Presentation Upon Retirement. Mr. V. Uiiaceke. who recenitly re tired rrom the railway service, was met by a number of friends in tile North Melbourne town hall, anid pre senlted with a framed certifierte :I?d gold (badge, a recognition of his ser vices and comradeship during the ,7 y"ears with the Railway Department. 31 years of which hlie served a? a driver. Mr. liniacke, who resides in Port Melbourne, is one of the charter members of the local A.N.A.. uand pro minent members participated in the function. The general wish that he shou6tld enjoy many years of health and happiness in his retirement was expressed. "Son, I heat you have joined the Boy Scout movement." "Yes, dad." '"Well, s'pose you scout ahead and see if your mother is sitting up for me."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
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PATRIOTIC FUND. Its Application Discussed. Council Votes £100. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
PATRIOTIC FUND. Its Application Discussed. Council Votes £100.: 'At the Port Meloburne Council on Tuesday evening, Cr. Walter moveil that the sum of £100 he devoted to the patriotic fund. Cr. Sinclair moved as an amendment that in addition to this sum £150 be set aside to allevi ate local distre.ss which would follow later in consequence of unemploy ment. Port Melbourne had so far contributed 57 volunteers for ser vice, and he understood that the gen eral patriotic fund was to be devoted to relieve those depending upon ser vice men. Cr. Morris thought the £100 grant z-hould go to the local effort towards the.. general patiicttie fund. Any amount which could be raised loeally would be insuflicient in a town com prised of workers, and whe' .so many had volunteered for .ervice. (Cr. Gill said it wans not a war of aggression. but one for liberty, and they would have to assist in every possible way when occasion arose. The Mayor (Cr. Smith) said he had been informed by a committeeman tha...
PEOPLE ARE SAYING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
That the decisive Labor victory scored at. the Federal elections has settled all argumentsas to who shall control affairs in Australia. That there is no going behind the voice of the majority where majority rules. That the trend of events since the inception of the Labor Party plainly indicates that its platform is pala table to Australian conditions. That members of the local branch of the P.L.C. worked assiduously on election day to bring up the Senate vote. That the high percentage of elec tors whl recorded their votes gives a complete answer to the Party's system of organisation. That a fleet of motor vehicles proved a most important factor in bringing voters to the booth. That to call al, Australian a "Ger man" in the mood of present-day af fairs is to offer him a direct insult. That a Bay-street tradesn;man, dur ing an argument, will 'long remnemnber hurling such an insinmution at a pow erful Britisher. That after a "pick up" from a "knock out" the tradesman showed a turn of s...
Silver Jubilee. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
Sliver Jubilee. The Women's Christian Temper anee Union are celebrating the branch's silver jubilee next Wednes day evening in' the Graham-street school and church, at 6.30 and 7.45. Festivities will take the form of a re-union ten and public meeting. The Ilion. Josiah Thomas has promised his presencae, and the first president of the Union, Mrs. S. B. (umpston, will give a brief history of the branch. A musical programme will -assist in the evening's pleasures. The tickets ire i;/- each.
STATE SCHOOL STUDENTS. Assist Patriotic Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
.,STATE SCHOOL STUDENTS. Assist Patriotic Fund. Younug Australians gave a. elever exhibition at the Nott-street State school. on Tuesday. when a concert was given in aid of the patriotic fund. A sum of £2/13/3 was netted. The young artists were Ruby Brennan (ballad), Kitty Solomon and Eily Cox (rag-time duet), Doris Smith (soug and skipping-fope dane). Baby Valentine, a tiny tot who fur nished a song and cake-walk in good style; Dory Walton (navy soug), and a patriotic turn by Vera and Ruby Breman, which concluded the first - part of the programme. The older scholars participated in the second half, amongst the number be ing Fred. Iallgreen and Vera Brei mna, who, in their respective turns, did really well. Twhe little concert was as enthusiastie as it was patrio tio, and closed with a vote of thanks to the pianists and Mirs. Brennan, the organiser. Thie poles and wires for providing both the old and new piers with elec tric energy were placed in position last week, in readiness to ...
LABOR PARTY. Gratification at Federal Poll. Ex-Mayor's "Stone-breaking" Report [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
LABOR PARTY. Gratification at Federal Poll. Ex-Mayor's "Stone-breaking" Report There was a fair attendance at the local branch meeting of thile P.L.C. on Monday evening, the Mayor (Cr. Smith) presiding. Mr. Geo. Sang ster. M.L.A., and Cr. Page were amongst a moderate attendance of members. In the absence of Secre tary Conniff, Mr. Irwin carried oat his duties. Two new members were elected. Polling Successes. Cr. T. Smith (Mayor) said that, as far as Labor was concerned, they were very well satisfied with the re sult of the elections. If they were not,-- .ithi-4-aut-of-36 seats in the Senate, they would be very hard to please. (Laughter.) Supporters of the Labor Party had also done their dunty very well indeed for the HIouse of Representatives. In Melbourne Ports they could very fairly con gratulate themselves. Il Port Mel bourne the ladies worked particularly well. and as a result of their efforts hundreds of voters were brought to the poll. He was in an official posi tiol at the Mo...
Excelsior Hall Enlarged. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
Excelsior Hall Enlarged. For some weeks workmen have been engaged making alterations to the "Excelsior hall. The old staging on which many a would-be dranmatist and comedian has portrayed his pow ers, has been demolished, and in its place a small platform erected. By this alteration the curtain on which moving pictures are reflected, now hangs against the extreme wall of the building, providing sufficient space to accommodate about 100 extra peo ple. This is indeed a welcome addi tion, for apart from its value to pie ture showmen and others using the hall for various entertainments, it now gives the accommodation requir ed by dancing assemblies who hith erto found the hall too small.
CRICKET CLUB'S BAZAAR. Ground Improvements the Object. Big Success Promised. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
CRICKET CLUB'S BAZAAR. Ground Improvements the Object. Big Success Promised. The managing committee of the Port Melbourne Cricket Club has proved it sealf a capable body in its control of the local cricket ground. It is a combina tion of sportsmen with business ability. Faced with a-heavy burden of debt, it has taken years of careful management and resourcefulness to clean the slate. Having done so, the next desire was to improve the conditions and surround ings of the playing arena, so that in cricket or football season visitors might be greeted with greater pride than hith erto has been the case. With this ob ject, a bazaar was organised, and, with the valued, and most energetic assist ance of the club's lady friends, promises to realises these aspirations. On Wednesday, the opening night, the attendance was fair, and composed chiefly of those who lhave always iden tified themselves with the club. The Mtalls were prettily arranged, and stock ed with clean, dainty, and valuable ar ...
OFF TO THE WAR. Volunteers From Swimming Club Entertained. A "Big" Night. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
OFF TO THE WAR. Volunteers From Swimming Club Entertained. A "Big" Night. Over 100 inembers and friends of the Port Melbourne Swimming Club participated in a send-off to the large contingent of its members that have volunteered and been approved oQf for service at the seat of war. The-fes tivity took place at the Excelsior Hall, on Friday evening, 4th inst. Mr J. H. Holmes, president of the Club, presided, and amongst those present were Crs. Sinclair, Crichton, and Tucker, ex-Crs. Hester and Russell, Messrs. J. J. Bartlett, H. Stranaghan, J.. Smith ,and other prominent towns people. Messrs. H. Snape (treasurer) and W. Bennett (secretary) of the Victorian Amateur Swimming Asso ciation, were also present. The hall was smartly decorated with flags and bunting, whilst the. tables were well equipped with re quirements for the -night. On the pliltform wvas a large plateau-shaped ,cake, mounted on which were minia ture troops. representing the various branches of a fighting corps. On a pla...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
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GIRL TAKES POISON. "Address Where Body Found." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
GIRL T'AKES POISON-. "Address Where Body Found." Pearl.jenkins, 18 years of age, on Thurs. day night took poison and expired shortly afterwards. Senior-Constable Jones was called to the Hester Reserve in Graham street at 10, and found the girl in a dying state. A young man who was present handed the senior-constable a bottlelabelled "Poison," also a note left by the girl. He stated that he had travelled from Williams town and met the girl by appointment. She asked him to get her a drink fromt the shop, and upon his return handed him the bottle and letter. The note contained the in formation that for three weeks she had been out of employnmett, and was withou t friends. She had been engaged at the Steamn Packet Hotel, Williamstown. teferences in theo note indicated that she was of the opinion that people had cast aspersions ot the character of herself anud a companion, which were said to be groundless. Thie note con eluded-" My address is where you find my body. I have no home or fri...
FOOTBALL. Graham Street Wesleys. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
FOOTBALL. Graham Street Wesleys. In the semi-final match at Royal Park. last Saturday, Graham-street were defeated by Howe Crescent, the scores being 8 goals 9 behinds to 4 goals 9 behind,. Tihe loeal: goal-kick ers were R. Antoiio (2), J. Marshall, and W. Rendall. This was the closing match. The season has been a splen did one in many ways for the Wes leys Club, and was thoroughly enjoy ed by.its members, among whom, from start to finish, there was a spirit of unanimity. On the field, the club played 10 matches, winning 14 and losing 5. Scores kicked by the Club amounted to 1 79 goals 235 be hinds, as against 87 goals 127 be hinds scored against them. A re markable performance was put up by Jim Marshall, the Club's crack for ward, whose total of 53 goals for the season is a record any junior might be proud of. Twice hlie scored 7 goals,-once 6, once 5, and on several occasions 3 and 4 goals fell to his lot. To-day a group photo. of the club will be taken at Sear's Studio, Col lins-...