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BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
BILLIARDS: --~ - .,_ _ The second annual billiard tourian ment will be held at the Victoria Hotel, on Juane 1st. Entries are notw open. A full list of prizes will be published at an early date. Since the last touarnment the room hai been lighted by electricity. Players will thus have every opportunity of displaying their skill under fav\orable conditions The Victoria Ilotel hIs becti just lately installed throughout with electric lights and power, the :wolrk boing satisfactorily done by Mr. H. J. Allen, tile local electrician. The hotel is probably the best lighted and most up-to-date house in the Port. Rtum and coffee available at 6 n.m. during winter montlis.-[Advt.]
PORT MELBOURNE RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
PORT MELBOURNE RIFLE CLUB. Following are details in connection with the "spoon shoot" to-day, when there will be 14 shots at 500 yards: Capt. T. Prest, 2; H. Watt. 3: D. Lang, -: G. Watt, 4: R. Lang, 4; R. Suteliffe. 3; J. Gibbons, 4; A. Fadersen, 4; C. Harradence, 5: J. T. Kinsella, 6: D. Paterson, 7; D. Sinelair, 7; W. Prest, 7; H. Waller, 7; J. Rummage. 7: 1. W. Young, S; A. Paterson, S; D. Mol loy, 8; A. B. Paterson, 9; .1. lO'Brien, 9; A. O'Brien, 9; W. O'Brien, 9; G. T. Jones, 8; E. LePage, 9: C. Bloomfield, 9; .1. Trevillian, 10; .1. Viek, 10; J. Pol hill; 11: W. A. Cuath, 12: A. Rose, 12; A. Reiter, 12; A. IL Williams, 12; C. Emellen. 12; W. Hampton, 12; P. O'Toole, 15. The results of the shooting on April IS were:-G. T. Jones, 62 (10) 70; A. B. Paterson, 56 (12) 68; 1). C. Lang, 61 (6) 67: T. Prest, 61 (5) 66; C.. Iar radence, 60 (6) 66;: C. Watt, 59 (7) 66; R. Suteliffe. 57 (9) 66: A. Falder sen, 60 (5) 65: H. Watt, 59 (4) 63; .1. Gibbons. 56 (5) 61; W. Prest, 44 (6) 50
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
GOOD TEMPLARS. The Mutual Help Lodge met as usual in the Lodge room, Gra ham Street, on Tuesday evening of last week, Sister Gotz, C.T., presiding. A full report of the Grand Lodge service at Geelong, was presented byv lro. .-Mainc,,. 1the .JlMutual Help. Lodge -being represented by eight oC its members. Sister Fielden was raised to the'Grand Lodge De -'ree, and Bros. W. Codling and C. 11. iMartin, junr., to the Supreme Lodge Degree. Bro. Mann was re-elected to the position of Grand Electoral Superintendent, and Bro. W. Codling was appointed as Grand Assistant Secretary. Th!e session was a highly successful one, the reports showing good progress anid an Anerease in the membership. The Geelong Lodge entertained the visitors at a banquet and with a motor boat trip on the Barwon River. A visit was also paid to the "Kintg Edward" Sailors' Rest.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
PITUIRE CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. EVERY EVENItG. SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGR'AMMI'ES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - Is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE WEEK NIGHTS and - MATINEES (Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Matinee, 2.30. Matinee 8 Hours' Day, at 2p.m. STAR FILMS for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: HW JACK JOHNSON LOST THE CHAMIP OSHIP THE PLAE JRE SEEKERS OF PAR S. FICHTERS OF TH*E PLANS. STAR FILMS • for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: SteeL THE i~l OF Complete Change of Programmne, Mlonday & Thursday. ?.lnion S'/eetrie d otor8, Suited for Port Melbourne System. Stocks. Guarantee. to 30 H.P. Two Years. ." -ý' . W e have the experi .,-;~ : ence and confidence Always oin to give this war hand. ranty with every Motor. •\\e canriefer you to hundreds of.'satisfied users oUnion Motors in Victori. ' "" Contractors to P. Mi. Couneil i i for the majolr part of thei - Electric Sub- Of' AU.STALIA Lr Station equip e .. .. 5...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
GET &UOTATIONS FOR EVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL FRoM , J. E. EARL, Bay-street, Port relb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. CASH GROCERS, Wine and Spirit Merchantst, Are renowned for High-Class Goods at Lowest Possible Prlce -s- 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 MELBOURNiJE. BOUNDARY & BUCKHURST STS. SOUTH ViELBOURNiE. Choice and Fresh Butter and Dairy Produce a Specialty. oSomething about the Clare Castle Hotel. Corner of GRAHAM and ROSS STREETS, Port Melbourne, FRED. DAL(OARNO, Licensee, ABBOTSFORD AND CARLTON ALES. -BESTBRANDS' of WINES, SLIRITS AND CiGARS ENGLISH ALE ON DRAUGHT. igAlicock's Standcard Billiard Table. -OLD AND NEW FRIENDS WELCOMED-. L, J. -OLLND. L.ICENSED SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Boll Hanger. ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS AND REPAIRS to Sanitary Work a Speciaty Jobbing Work attended...
THE APRIL "WINDSOR." An Excellent Number. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
THE APRIL "WINDSOR." An Excellent Number. The attractiveness of the several', new features introduced in recent? numbers of-the "Windsor Magazine' is more than maintained in the Aprii? issue, which incluhdes a further large: instalment of Sir H. Rider Haggard's powerful new romance from the qa: reer of Allan Quarterdmain, "The Holy Flower," in which the drama of the story reaches a very tense point of interest, and it is quite clear that the ensuing numbei's must be awaited with the keenest curiosity. Halliwell Suteliff's picturesque new series "The White Horses" is also carried a stage further with another complete epi sode .which shows that the author's eiarm of style can lie applied to the Cavalier period of English history with as muich success as to the Jaco bite catise, and some 'readers will even ,prefer the plot of this new ro imance to any of its predecessors fromr tile same pen. The career of the iiimitable Carfew is developed with yet another dramatic episode on 1a linaui...
Presbyterian S.S. Anniversary. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
Presbyterian S.S. Anniversary. The Sunday S.hool anniversary. will be celebrated niext Sabbath an:l s?pecial services will be held at 11 an.. 3 p.m.. and 7 p.m. There will be special singing and hymns by the children at all services. The chil dren's concert will take place on Tuesday evening, and there will also be the distribution of prizes. The concert will be carried out by the young people of the school.
POLICE OFFICER ENTERTAINED. Presentation to Sergeant Sims. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
POLICE OFFICER ENTERTAINED. Presentation to Sergeant Sims. A most enjoyable evening was spent at the "Rising Sun" Hotel, Montague, last Tuesday. when Ser geant Sims, .who has recently bees, promoted to the charge of the Port Melbourne Police Station, was enter tained by a number of influential re sident., and busines people. Mr. W. H. Lawrence accupied the chair and Mr. Robert Lovig, on behalf of the subscribers, made a presentation of a handsomely bound address and a purse of sovereigns to the sergeant. In doing so he expressed regret at Sergeant Sims' departure from the district, but added that MIontague's loss was Port 3felbourne's gain. He and his fellow residents of Montague hoped the sergeant would long be spared and that lie would gain fur ther honors in the force. (Applause.) Sergeant Sims. in responding. thanked the people of Montagne for their unexpected gift. and said lihe was unaware of anything lie had doine to warrant such recognition. le had endeavoured at all times t...
HOUSING CONDITIONS. Discussion at Council Table. Condemned Butcher's Shop. Some Remarkable Statements. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
HOUSING CONDITIONS. Discussion at Council Table. Condemned ,Butcher's: Shop.. Some Remarkable Statements. Cr. Russell's description of a but cher's shop at the meeting of the Port Melbourne Council on Tuesday was arresting, to say the least of it. The place is situated in Bay Street, and was formerly occupied by Mr. Russ, the well-known butcher. It seems- that Cr. Russell examined the premises last week at the in stancee--of Mr. Russ. Subsequently, :lj2ibldd the. notice of motion which app;eated in onfr last issue, and at a later date it seems that the Health Officr: coudehl4ied the premises. This, according to the tenor of a duscus sion that) took place at the meeting of ithe council, was due to Cr. Rus sell s action. In referring to the shop on Tuesday evening, before a much in terested meeting of the councillors, Cr. iRussell stated that the floor were humped like a camel's back, that tlhe uplights were sinking, and thi at rats appeared from one part of tlie flooring as 'soon as ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
SWEARS BY IT. ''My little grandchild Olive was at tacked with bronchitis and nothing T tried did her any good," says Mrs. E. Headifen, 186 Tasman Street, Nowtown, N.Z. "Having seen Chamnberlain's Cough Remedy a, nirtised as being most effective in the treatment of bronchitis I thought I would ctry it. I did so and it gave her immediate relief from the first dose. Now I swear by Chamber lain's Cough Remedy." Sold by E. Parsons, Grocer, Bay-street. GIRL'S HANDS AND FEET COVER ED WITH CHILBLAINS. "SHE WOULD CRY FOR HOURS WITH THE PAIN." REXONA QUICKLY CURES. "fMy little girl Ruby had .her feet and hands covered with chilblains for weeks. There were big blisters all over her feet. The poor child used to cry for hours with the pain. She could not put her boots on," writes Mrs. Jane Reiffel, 85 Huumffray-street, Ballar at E., Vie. '"I tried all sorts of oint ments to make them heal, but they seemed to be getting worse. One day I was recommended to try Rexona on them. I got a tin, and put ...
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING:- That a certain amount of set-line fishing is going on in the vicinity of the Town Pier. That the statements should be in quired into. .That, in the interests of ye paentet angler and for other palpable reason.i such practices shloul libe checked. That Port Melbourne footbal !ers are showing rare form this year. Thbat the combinllation works well together. .and beat their opponentu by exercising this iunality in the first luarter Ilst Saturday. That the team should practice kicking from a crush in front. That the friends of Constable Tope have decided to. recognise his ser vihes. That permission is being asked ofe tilhe Chief C(onlinissioner to make a lpresentation to him. That lie will he accorded a cordial "send-off" to mark his transfterence to Ararat. The eflicient head of our local police, Sergeanlt Sins. was- presented with a purse of sovereignlls aund l'an ad dress by the Mlontaguites on Tue-day list. Duiriing the Icourse of i iant n little reinisceellnial ...
THE LABOUR PARTY. The Weekly Living Bill. Co-operative Purchasing Suggested. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
THE LABOUR PARTY. The Weekly Living Bill. Co-operative Purchasing Suggested. The ordinary meeting of the Port Melbourne branch of the Political &nbsp; Labour Council was held in the Sup- per-room at the Town Hall, on Mon- day evening; the President, Mr. A. Tucker, occupied the chair. Public representatives present included the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page), and Crs. Sinclair, Murphy, and Smith. Benefit For Corporal Gordon. The president solicited the patron- age of members of the branch at a benefit entertainment to be given at an early date, to Corporal Gordon, of the 51st Infantry, Albert Park. It was explained that Gordon was a staunch Labourite, and was suffering from heart failure. He has a wife and three children. The benefit will take place at the Snowden picture theatre. Federal Nominations. Mr. R. Bell reported on a meeting that was held at the Trades Hall in connection with the representation of Melbourne Ports in the Federal House of Parliament. The meeting had decided t...
SEAMAN'S VILE LANGUAGE. Gets Him Into Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 April 1914
SEAMAN'S VILE LANGUAGE. Gets Him Into Trouble. William Pegler, aged 35, presented a penitent appearance when he ap- peared before the local bench (Messrs Hester and Howe. J.'sP.) on Tuesday on a charge of having used obscene language. He pleaded guilty, and at- tributed his present plight to.: "a class or two of drink." "It was a cowardly thing to make use of such filthy language before a woman and children," observed Ser- geant Sims. "I don't know where the moral minds of such people are at all." Evidence in support of the proseon- tion was given by Constable Vallance, who heard the language at 12.10 a.m. in Prince's-street. The expressions were written on a piece of paper and handed to the bench. &nbsp; Defendant (in reply to the Chair- man, Mr. Hester). said he was a sea- man, and had been employed on the "Katoomba." He had been a couple of months in Port Melbourne. The beach imposed a fine of £2, or 7 days' gaol.
Praise From Sir Hubert. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
Praise From Sir Hubert. "I am glad," said Cr. Sinclair, at the meeting of the Town Council on Tuesday evening,- "that Cr. Morris has pointed out that other councillors besides Labor representatives agreed to the payment of increased wages to scavengers, and that the motion was carried unanimously. I must say that both Cr. Crichton and Cr. Howe have never raised any difficulty on any oc casion in the way of getting increased wages for anybody when they knew it was deserved."
Bradley's Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
Bradley's Pictures. ' Another interesting series of pic tiures will be presented on Saturday next. The "star" films include the highly sensational "Secret of the Ring," and the stirring adventures associated with the "Red Hawk's Sacrifice." , The comic element is liberally provided with such items as the "Pair of'Prodigals," etc.
Presbyterian. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
Presbyterian. To-morrow at the forenoon service the subject will be "Jesus and Geth semane," and in the evening there will be the monthly song service, when Alexander's hymns will be used. "Christ's Method of Recruiting" will be the subject. Miss Pocott will sing. The following Sabbath, May 10, will be "Mothers' Day," when every worshipperw ill wear a white flower in honor of a mother, living or dead. Sabbath School Anniversary. Last Sabbath the Sabbath School anniversary of the Presbyterian Church was held, the preachers be ing the Revd. J. L. Cope, A. McCar lie, and F. H. L. Paton, B.A., all of whom preached suitable sernfons for the occasion. The children sang special hymns under the direction of Mr. W. Grant, conductor, and at the evening service the Misses Smith sang a duet. On Tuesday night a splendid con cert was given by the young people to a large audience in the school hall. The following programme was presented :-Overture, Hilda Olsen and Ada Roy; action song in cos tume,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
ICTURE' THEATRE, CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMMES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE WEEK NIGHTS and MATINEES (Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Matinee, 2.30. STAR FILMS for Monday, Tuesday, _.and Wednesday: His Hour of Orphan of War, STAR FILMS for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: n the hourof Temptation. To be screened during the week: Dramas: A Nest Unfeathered - - A.B. Until the Sea - - - Selig Makers and Spenders - Rel. His Sister - - - - Selig Comedy Drama: Girl From the Sky - - I.C,. Comedies: Plain Jane - - - - Imp, Locked Out at 12 - - Nestor Buster's Little Game - Selig Scenic & Interest • Taxidermy - - - Universal Duke of Brunswick's Stud Farm Eclair Journal. Complete Change of Programme, Monday & Thursday. S nion fleetrie Rotop, Suited forPort Melbourne System. Stocks. "u G arrantee. 0to . 3 .P. Two, Years. We have'the experi ence and conf...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
IF YOU WANT SATISFACTION, VISIT THE EASY CYCLE & MOTOR WO KS AT 57 CROGKFORB STREET. HIGH-CLASS RELIABLE CYCLES AND MOTOR CYOLES, Built to YOUR OWN ORDER AND SPECIFICATION. Cash or Exceptionally Easy Terms. Very small deposit and small weekly instalments. MOTOR CYCLES-PRECISTON, T.D.C., JAP, ACME, ARNO or SAROLEA-from one-third deposit, and 10/- weekly. SECONDHAND MACHINES OF EVERY DESCRIP TION-THOROUGHLY OVERHAULED AND RENOVATED-on hand, from L1 deposit and 3/- weekly. Estimates given for all Classes of REPAIRS. WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED. ALL SUN DRIES AND ACCESSORIES STOCKED. Your Old Machine Taken in as Part Payment for New Ones. Come and see your ' -Machine built. EASY CYCLING & SOCIAL CLUB also connected with above firm. Subscription, 3/9 half-yearly. Fitted up with Full-sized Alcock Billiard Table, and Reading, Amusement and Training Rooms. FOR HIRE-GOOD RELIABLE TOURING OAR. That's the olt-exprer.sed verdict of users of ADAMS' CHOICE PASTRY UAND CAKES. Give them ...
AT THE LOCAL A.N.A. Social Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
AT THE LOCAL A.N.A. Social Evening. A fair attendance was present on Tuesday night of last week, the president (Mr. D..King) in the chair. N?ew; Members. Messrs. Lovell and Smith were elec ted full benefit members. -Messrs. Insall and Sanderson repor ted attending the Dispensary commit tee. Mr. Irwin reported attending the Metropolitan committee, and the gene ral committee of the branch presented their report. The reports were all re ceived and adopted. After business the members and their lady friends devoted the rest of the evening to dancing. Visitors were urn sent from the local and neighboring branches of the A.W.A. Mr. Dunn presided at the piano; Mr. II. Sander son acted as M.C. Refreshments were dispensed during the evening, and the company separated about 11 p.m., after having spent a very enjoyable time.