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PATRIOTIC MEETING. The Programme Arranged. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
PATRIOTIC MEETING. The Programme Arranged Another step towards building up the patriotic fund will be taken in Port Melbourne on Thursday evening, when a monster patriotic meeting will be hold in the Town Hall. In addition to pro minent speakers, a musical programmnue will be contributed to by first-class ar tists. Mr. R. Young, of Scottish Thistle. fame, who will be,musical director, ad vises having secured the services of Miss Alice Heeley, ofthe late Sheffiieldt choir, a splendid Contralto. Mr. Horace Stevens, Mr. Pat. Coleman, also a quar tette party under the leadership of Mr. P. Barber, have also been secured. Mas ter Wooley and Miss Dickson, together with the Thistle Society's Champion Pipe Band, should furnish a first-class entertainment. Miss Alice Wood has also consented to give her services as accompaniste. No charge is being inade for admis. sion, but a collection will be takezi up.
WANTED THE RECIPE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 September 1914
WANTED THE RECIPE. When a travelling street fair re cently left Albany, U.S.A., a local mer chant was left with a supply of con fetti on his hands. As the fair was playing a near-by town he thought of a friend who was interested in one of the concessions and sent him the fol lowing telegram: "Shipping you to-day 100 pounds of confetti to sell at fair."' In a day or two he had a reply. "Stuff here," read the telegram. "How do you cook it?"
WEDDING BELLS. RIACH—FOLKES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
WEDDING BELLS. RIACH.-FOLKES. A very pretty wedding that created much interest and joyous enthusiasm was celebrated by Rev. J. D. Landells at the Port Melbourne Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, the 9th inst. The cbntracting parties were Miss Sarah (Sadie) Jean Folklies and Mir. Allan Riach, both well known in Port Melbourne; the former being an old associate of the church. The best man was Mir. Stfanley R. Evans, as sisted by MIr. Geo. Pride Tilly and MIr. Reg. McDonnell a's groomsmen. A large congregation assembled to meet the happy couple, who werej greeted on entering the church with the strains of the Wedding March, played by Miss E.- Anderson, the organist. The bride was handsomely gal~bed in a well-fitting gown of white crepe de chine trimmed with Limerick lace lined with shell-pink of the same material, and carried a beautiful spring bouquet of white azalias. Tlh~e bridesmaids were Miss Jean Kennedy, Miss Annie Evans and Miss Agries Hill. Each wore dainty wh~ite silk costume...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
FOR BACKACHE AND KIDNEY TROUBLES. D)r. Sheldon's Gin Pills are the great corrective for Backache and Kidney ills. and in making the Kidneys well y-ol moon rid yourself of all such symp toms n s Backache. Ileallache, and other distressing ailmnents, which both men and women are so often subject to. Dr. Shehlon's Gin Pills are sold in glassi .ontainers at 1/6 and 2/6. Obtainable everywhere. A PANACEA FOR "ALL STOMACH TROUBLES. is found in Dr. Sheldon's Digestive Tabules, which digest what you eat and give the wearied stomach a much needed rest. Price, 1/6 and 2/6. Ob itainable everywhere. LAXO-TONIC PILLS. are bIoth Laxative and Tonic in action. They do not gripe, but d6 their work quietly, effectively,. anI painlesslyc . ()i tainable everywhere. CHURCH NOTICES. HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, BAv STREET, TO-MORROW'S SERVICES. (15th Sunday after Trinity). 8 a.m -Holy Communion (First Com muniou). 11 a m.-Morning Prayer and Holy Communion. Preacher, Rev. W. McKiec. 2.30 p.m.-Bible Class. 8 p.m.--...
TOWN COUNCIL. Cost of Electric Power. Lighting Up Investigation. No German Goods Wanted. Compensation Tariff. Port Melbourne Puzzle. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
TOWN COUNCIL. Cost of Electric Power. Lighting Up Investigation. No German Goods Wanted. Compensation Tariff. Port Melbourne Puzzle. The ordinary meeting of the Town Council was held in the chamber on Tuesday, Mayor Smith presiding. Councillors present were: Messrs. Page, Gill, Tucker, Crichton, Howe, Morris, and Sinelair. Electric Power. It was intimated that Mr. W. Har per had ilnformed the local authorities that the firm of Messrs. Robert Har per would be prepared to extend the six months' trial of energy to 12 months. but that the firm considered that the rate charged was too high for contilnuous supply. Mr. Harper had intimated his willingness to meet the electric supply committee of the Council and talk over the matter. Some councillors thought that the best possible terms had been offered Mess~s. Harper for their large re quirements of power, and that they should be so informed. Cr. Crichton thought the matter called for further consideration, as it was most im portant to bri...
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
:ELECTRIC SPARKS. The total amount banked to the credit of the local Patriotic Fund is £206 14/9. The "town council recently bought up a bankrupt stock of carbon for street are lamps. The purchase was effected at less than half current . rates. The final meeting ill connection with the Port Melbonrne Cricket Clhb's bazaar will be held in the pavilion on Monday, 21st September. All returns must be in by that date. Epitome:--A correspondent writes, suggesting that lady members of the P.MI. Swimming Club should be more sociable. Nevertheless, the writer ex presses the hope that they spent an enjoyable day at the camp. The date for holding the annual schools and citizens' picnic;-which had been fixed for thile 25th November, has been altered. It will now be held on the third Wedlnesday in November, the 18th. The rendezvous is Lily dale. Twelve two-horse drawn lorries conveyed ammunition to,three troop ships berthed at the town pier on Thursday. The ammunition was coU tained in boxes of ...
A.N.A. RIFLE TEAM. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
A.N.A. RIFLE TEAM. The team fireld gainst St. Kilda. on Tuesday 15th. and Albert Park. on Wednesday. 16(ith. and scored two molre victories. The scolres were: Port Melbourne, 1(64: St. Kilda. 159. Port Melbourne. 167: Albert Park. 148. JMr. W. W. Walters is leading for the individual aggregate, having scored 14ti points out of a possible 150. T. Page and A. Paterson have each scored 144 points.
TROOPSHIP INCIDENT. Officer Assaulted. £5 Fine Imposed. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
TROOPSHIP INCIDENT. Officer Assaulted. £5 Fine Imposed. At the court on Satitrday morning, 12th inst.; Joseph Summers pleaded guilty to a charge of assaultiiig May nard Throsby,.on the night previous. Informannt said he ivas shipping clerk for the Orient Co. in Sydney. Accused missed his vessel, the troop ship Orvieto, in Sydney, and came over]and to Melbourne. .Mean,'hile, the position held by him had bleen lillcd, and when told so acensed be came abusive. Later on he found him interfering with the workmeni on the troopship and had him put off. Accused. who returned, canme on deck and struck him three blows, which ut his lip aiind caused injuries to his head and chin. Constable Boyd said when lie ap proached Siunmers it Bench-street. hle admitted the assault, and iemark ed that hie would do itf again. He had some drink takeni, but was not drmluk. Mlr. Howe, J.P., said it was a seri os mattei' to go aboard a troopship creating a disturbance. A fine of £5, or one month's imprisoumene...
SENTRY DEFIED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
SENTRY DEFIED. At the Port '3Melbourne Court on Monday, before Messrs. Goldsmith, P.Mr.. and T. Testro. J.P'.,' Winl. Mfills lBro(k was lcharged with lthe use of obscenie language. Ernest Bruce, niaval seaman, said he' was on sentry duty at the troop ship Saldaunh, at 2.30 p.m., on the 12th September. Accused was re i'used admission to lthe ship. HIe de tied him and got aboard. Being put ashore he usecd obsceniie expressions in the presence of ladies and others on the pier. Accused whio pleaded guilty, said hIe wanted to get his tools from the ship. A tile of £2, or 1.4 days iil'irisoun iiienit, was imposed.
1st ORIENT LODGE, I.O.G.T. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
Ist ORIENT LODGE, I.O.G.T. The troopship "O'rvieto" for a number of years has carried on board a floating Good Templars' Lodge, called the 1st Orient Lodge, No. a. 197, composed of a number of the crew. The lodge held a meeting on .Wednesday crening ill the Good Tem plars' lodge room. Graham Street, a number of visitors hing present, and a very enjoyable e\-ening spent. The Chief Templar statedl their work on board was to spread the principles of temperance and gain membels for the Order. and they intended to try to get members of the Expeditionary fotrce omn bomrd thleir shlip to volum teer in thie Good Templar- army against alcohol, the world's worst foe. It wras resolved to hold un other mecetinmg next Wednesday even ing, provided thie Orvieto had not de p rt'ed. -
THE STEVEDORE ASSAULTS. Police Court Sequel. Fines and Dismissals. Mingled With Regrets. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
THE STEVEDORE ASSAULTS. Police Court Sequel. Fines and Dismissals. Mingled With Regrets. Almost the whole morning was oc cupied on Monday at the local court, investigating charges of assault, arising out of recent disturbances be tween British and German members of the Stevedoring Association. The court house was crowded. Messrs. Goldsmith, P.M.,and T. Testro, J.'sP. presided. The first charges taken were against James Niven and Thomas Collister, whom it was alieged had assaulted Wilhelm Smock, on the 8th September. Sub-Inspector Shaw pro secuted, and accused were represent ed by Mr. Manchester. Wilhelm Smock, steredore's labor er, said'when seated near the beach Nivan and Collister came up and called him "a German - " and struck him blows. He said to them, "What have I done to you? I've done nothiing." - He' was chased to the beach, and a mob gathered. He gave no provocation. In answer to Mr. Manchester, wit ness admitted that naturalisation papers had not been granted to him, alth...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
PORT IELBOBRBME PIGTB~E THgATR[ , "CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN! EVERY EVENING. SUNDAY EVENING, SPECIAL PROGRAMME at 8 o'clock.' MATINEE Every Saturday at 2.30 p.m. Professional Orchestra This Theatre is Conducted en tirely by UNION LABOR. SPECIAL PRIZES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS at the Matinee To-day, AT 230 p.m SILVER WATCH AND CHAIN, Valued at [2 2/-, for Girls. WATCH, also a SPRING BAT and BALL for Boys. STAR FILMS Saturday, Monday and Tuesday ..THE.. BLOOD TEST. (IMP., 2,000 ft. DRAMA). Multi-Million aire's Caprice. (CINES., 3,000 ft. Drama). STAR FILMS SWednesday, Thursday and Friday Fighting Death. (BLANCHE, 2,000 ft. Drama). TRAPPED. (KALEM., 2,000 ft. Drama). To be screened during the week : WRONG MISS WRIGHT,. PIERRE OF THE NORTH. BROWN'S BACHELOR SUPPER. LONDON GAZETTE. MALTA AND GIBRALTAR. DARING GETAWAY. SCHULTZ THE PAPER HANGER. GRANDAD'S DAUGHTER. AND A NUMBER OF OTHERS. The Management regret to have to announce that, owing to the non Sarrival of Mail Steamers w...
THREATENING WORDS. Peculiar Opinion of Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
THREATENING WORDS. Peculiar Opinion of Police - Magistrate. The hearing of a charge of using threatening words came before Mr. Goldsmith, P.M., at the local court on Monday, wherr-a powerfully-built man, named Leslie Molloy, was charged with havinm sed threaten ing words on drp- in at tht he was calleio-T~;hiendai t se - sidence and told him that he had been sent for by defendant's wife, and wanted to knorrwwhat was the matter there. Defendant said "Nothing,; you get out or I'll put you out." Defend ant then said: "You've been waiting for me for 12 months. I'm not frightened becanuse you've got a hel met on." He used bad language be fore his wife, and threatened that "if ever hlie enme near him tagain he would shoot him stone dead." In defence, defendant said he was muddled with drink at the time. Mr. Goldsmith. when imposing a fine of £2 or 14 days, said that dur ing his experience of nearly 40 years' practice in courts he had found that where strong men like defendant were conceri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
BEREAVEMENT. MLR. and MRiS. C. CLAWSON de sire to thallnk their numerous friends for kind expressions of sympathy, dioral tributes. letters and telegrams received during their recent sad be reav\emellt, alld especially JIr. H. McKenzie and all thle residents of Fisherman's Bend. DEATH. CLA\WSON.-On the 14th Septem ber. John. the beloved husband of the late Mary Clawson,. and beloved father of William, Charles, Mris. Rielly and the late Mrs. Allander. Aged 83 years. A colonlist of over 60 years.. " 7he Jtandard." "To fight with its might - In the cause of Right, Is the duty of the Press." ADVANCE PORT MELBOURNS. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th, I914
NOT WANTED ON VOYAGE. Had Worst of Encounter. Magistrates Sympathise. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
NOT WANTED ON VOYAGE. -. Had Worst of Encounter. Magistrates Sympathise. A sturdy young man, with a ban daged eye and a large lump on the side of his face, was brought before Messrs. T. Smith (Mayor), W. Howe, and A. I-Hester, J.'sP.. at the local court on Thursday. The man, all able body on the troopship Horor ata, was charged with usinlg obscene language on the 16th inst. The story told by the Hororata's boatswain, John Bolger, and corro borated by Geo. Cardell, an aJb., was to the effect that Campbell interfered with a boy who had certain duties al lotted him. He was told to go on with his work, and-replied that he would go on with his work when he liked. Bolger admitted striking ac cused in the eye. Accused used lan guage of a most obscene character, said to be within the hearing of per sons oni board the ship and the pier. Campbell pleaded guilty, and stated that he was drunk at the time. When sober he never made use of bad ex: pressions. He deserved what he got; they hand put ...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Presentation to Late Secretary. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. Presentation to Late Secretary,. Cr. J. Morris, who has vacated the position of paid secretary to the Port Phillip Stevedores' Association, was met at the club rooms last Saturday evening by about 100 members of tho institution, when presentations to himself and Mrs. Morris were made by Mr. Frank 11Hall. The former re ceived an illuminated address and gold locket, and accepted on behalf of Mrs. Morris a gold b:ulgle. Mair. lHall expreseed the applreciation of the As soc.iation's niemliership to Cr. Morris for valuable work accomplished on their Ielhalf, uand wished hinm success. Amongst the company was 3Mr. Hughes-, 31.H.h., The pleasure of the evening iwas addedl to by thie iren dition of' sonugs ald the plrovision of refresllmuent.-. Several toasts; .ailld speeches were nmade, hnit inot oI' a poli tical chumin ter. It is unilerstood that Cr. Morris. who is now general -ee retary of the \Vaterside Workers, is still holding a position in the Steve dores' Associutiom a...
PORT MELBOURNE TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
PORT MELBOURNE TENNIS CLUB. On Satrnday ltst the "A'" team de feated the premier team of Brunswidk Ind Coburg District Association by 44 gamne- to 32 games. The scores were Wood (and Bond (P.M.) drew with Spencer aCi (Hur~is (B.). 4-t6. 6-4. Miartin and S. Dusting beat Fran cico and Gillespie. 5-ti, 6--4. Wood and iMiss Unkles lost to Slen'er and 3[iss Slargo, 5--6. Bond and .Miss Hawkridge beat lFrancisco and Miss Spargo, i-1. MaritiO anll Mis Unkles beat Gil lespie and Miss :. Spar'o, 6-1. S. Dusting and Miss Hawkridge heat Harris and Miss E. Spargo, 6-4. The "B'" teann played a tfrieidly gamne against the loml Presbyterians, and,. after an interestinii match. ,ijust gt holIollle l)y ole glnme. S. Dustinig anld Cross beat 11:1Law rence and Cri'. (---4, (i--5. L. Dunsting a11 Hawkridge lost to M1addei and Gardiner. 5-0 , 1-6. S. Dunsting anid Miis E. Cohen beat Mad(led and Miss B1rlow. 6--1. 1)ross and. Miss J. Cohen beat Liw re1ce and 1Miss (1ribbes 6-2. L. 1)usting and Miss E. 'C...
Mr. E. E. Salmon III. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
Mr. E. E. Salmon Ill. Mr. E. E. Sahnon, who onw resides at Jlooniiee Ponds, has been laid tidte for severd weeks. l1 haIs uI(lergoneu [or' operations in consequ none of septic poisoning, which. it is :tated, supervened a dental operation. His many friends in lthe Port will be pleased to know that be is on the I high road to recovery. •·· ., : :: :: : : :.,i:?: '::: ··:: . · :i??: 2 :;'! :? ?