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DRUIDS' GALA. Port Melbourne Stall. Some of the Prize Winners. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
DRUIDS' GALA. Port Melbourne Stall. Some of the Prize Winners. Several we'eks of strenuous w irk in the noble cause of chirity by an enthusiastic local committee were brought to a close on Saturday evening. when the concluding display in con nection with this year's Druids' hos pital bazaar was given. It is a great annual undertaking, and the efforts put forth with patient, self sacrificing regularity are! only com mensurate with the worthiness of the object. . The suburbs have assisted right royally, and the charitable in tutions it is sought to benefit should find a considerable addition to their funds as a consequence. Nor has our own municipality beeii behind hand in' its efforts. The. Mayoress (Mri's. A. L. Page) has not spared herself in endeavoring to obtain that prominence in such undertakings that is Port Melbourne's due. The stall, in the creation of which so much time and patiept effort was expended. has proved an unqualified success. In fact, success was assured from the...
SAUSAGE MEAT. Too Much Preservative. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
SAUSAGE MEAT. Too Much Preservative. James Harrop, an oflicer of the Port Melbourne Council, proceeded against cTehn Hoare, butcher, 217 Heath-stre-r, at the local court on Thursday on a charge of having sold sausage meat that was adulterated within the mean ing of the Health Act. Mr. W. E. Pearcey prosecuted on behalf of the Council. The evidence showed that de fendant sold 1, lb. of sausage meat to informant on lMarch 19, and placed it in a wrapper which contained a state ment to the effect that the meat held preservative to the amount of not more than 71, grains to the lb. Subsequent analysis showed that it contained 9.7 grains to the pound. Defendant, who said he supposed he had chopped a little more meat than-usual, was fined 20/- with £2/4/6 costs. ANOTHER CASE. William Tilburh was charged in a like offence at the same court. In this case it was shown that there was 30.4 grains of preservative to the lb in sau sage meat purchased by M1r. Harrop on -March 19. Defendant, who sai...
L.O.I.V. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
L.O.I.V. No. 16 Ladies' lodge held their monthly meeting at the Temperance Hall, Port Melbourne, on 'Monday April 27. At the conclusion of the busuiness the door was opened for the admission of visitors, and Dr. Margaret MIcLorinan delivered an in structive lecture. At the conclusion of the lecture a cordial vote of thanks was carried by those present and conveyed to the Doctor by the W. Mistress, Sister Clarke. The lee turer suitably responded.
PORT MELBOURNE RECHABITES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
PORT MAELBOURNE RECHABITES. At the M?eeting of the above Lodge, held on April 23, another member was added to the Full Benefit roll, and after reports and general business ha.d been disposed of, Bro. Trewavis stated that at the next meeting a "United Tent" gathering was to be held Jt S o'clock (May 7) at the Temperas.,e Hall. It was decided that all the mem bers in the district should be circular ised, and that representatives from surburban Tents be invitedl. Refresh ments are to be provided, and a good time is anticipated. The newly-elected District Chief Ruler of the Order (Bro. E. R. Staffbrd) will preside, and oflicers from other Tents are to fill the re malining chairs.
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. The Senior Club. Footscray (13-11) beat Ports (7-8). [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. The Senior Club. Footscray (13-11 I) beat Ports (7-8). (By "Rover.") A large number of Portites journeyed to West Footsecray last Saturday to witness the above match. The first half of the game was splendidly contested, the ball travelling up and down at a great rate. The 'Seray, however, were very much faster, and played to one another with great judgment. At the half-time interval the scores were: Footecray, 5-8; Ports, 3-3. The third quarter saw the defeat of the ports, as the 'Scray, working well together, got a run on, which gave them the splen did lift of 5-3, against Ports' 1-2. The last quarter again saw some fine football, and the 'Scray succeeded in quickly adding 3 more goals,' and the Ports, who were at this stage striving hard for goals, only managed three be hinds. The last five minutes of the game was all in favour of Ports, who, finishing strongly, added three goals in as many minutes. The Footscray ran out winners by 13-11 to 7-8. The Teams. Foo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
RECOMMENDS THEM TO HIS CUSTOMERS. "For some time I suffered with indi gestion caused by disordered liver and stomach," says Mr. G. M. Harvey, Gypsum Street, Railway Town, Broken Hill, N.S.W. "Tho only thing that gave me relief was Chamberlain's Tab. lets and I consider them unequal for disorders of the liver and stomach. I stock them in my shop and recommend them to all of my customers; in fact, I cannot speak too highly of Chamber lain's Tablets." Sold by E. Parsons, Grocer, Bay-street. PORT THEATRE. An attractive programme is arranged for patrons at the above popular place of, entertainment. At the commencement of the week "'His Hour of Triumph" and "An Orphan of War" are announcd as special attractions. Thursday, Friday and Satur day's bill-of-fare includes the star fil ,, "In the Hour of Temptation." The list of other pictures to be shown will be found in our advt. columns. George Coleman pleaded guilty be fore the local bench on Thursday last to a charge of having been un lawfu...
LOCAL CRECHE WANTED. Deputation to the Council. Interesting Addresses. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
LOCAL -CRECHE WANTED. Deputation to the Council. Interesting Addresses. A number 'of ladies representing the Port Melbourne/ Creche cominit tee waited, on the town council on Tuesday, "vening. to ask for assist ance in the furtherance of their pro ject-the establishment of a local' creche. Mr. F. T. Derham, M.L.C., was to have acted as spokesman, but was unable to attend, owing to in disposition. The President of the committee, Mrs. Alfd. Deakin, there fore addressed the council. Mrs. Deakin said creches were in dispensable to child life in certain circumstances; they secured mothers from anxiety regarding their off spring while earning the daily bread. They urged assistance to as great an extent ais possible before the Govern ment of the State, and asked councils to give as much as .they could to wards that noble object. " The mo :thers h pleaded foi were the best of womeln because they were faith ful'mothlirs of children whose fath ers had chosen to desert them. For 26" years Cbll...
CONSUMPTIVE'S WIFE'S PLIGHT. Unable to Rent a House. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
C'OOhSU MPTTVE/'S WIFE'S- PLIGHT. Unable to Rent a HouSe. To be the wife of a consumptive to have brought sons to the age of helpfulness, and to have been turned out of her home because the hus band has been remnoved to a sanatoriumn, is a sufficiently pitiable plight And yet; statements made at the Council meeting on Tuesday were to the effect that such had befallen a woman who has resided in Port Melbourne for the past six years and always paid her rent regularly; or-as the story goes--paid it; re gularly until the agent refused to accept it in order that he might:ob tain. the legal right to eject. It seems that, this was obtained and thit: the woman was turned out of the house with her belongings, and that she has since been succoutred by neighbours. It is further stated that she has since been refused the renting of any place.r in Port Melbourne, in consequence of the nature of her husband's illness. There may or may not be absolute. verity in this last statement; it is warmly v...
WORKMEN'S HOMES. Action By Town Council. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
WORKMEN'S HOMES. Action By Town Council. Some discussion took place at the meeting of the Port Melbourne Coun cil on Tuesday evening on the sub mission of the following motion by the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page). "That this council request the Lord Mayor of Melbourne (Councillor D. V. Hennessey) to convene a conference, consisting of at least two representa tives from each of the councils and shires in and around the Metropolis. (1), To form and decide upon the best scheme of erecting wbrkmen's dwell i:gs on a gigantic scale; (2), to .con sluer the advisability of building with concrete, several hundreds of houses in each contract, whereby the tenants could obtain an up-to-date house of 5 or? rooms with all conveniences from about 7/- or 8/- per week, to be con trolled by each municipality in ac cordance with the New Workmen's Dwelling Act, which gives each coun cil power to borrow £50,000; (3), and to discuss and decide on the best means -f urging the Government to throw open the land in...
IMPUDENT THEFT OF BICYCLE. Stolen From Doorway. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
IMPUDENT THEFT OF BICYCLE. Stolen From Doorway. An impudent theft of a bicycle was committed on Sunday last. It seems that a young fellow named Frank Cox. grocer's assistant, called at Mr. Holland's shop near the reserve, in Montague-street, and left the ma chine standing at the 'doorway. He had placed it so that the rear wheel could be seen laterally as he walked along the passageway that separates the two shops there. He had not been long on the premises when he heard the door slam and attributed it to a sudden gust of wind. This impres sion was speedily removed, however, for on proceeding to the doorway a little later he found that the bicycle had been removed. The loss falls severely on young Cox. for the ma chine was practically new. He had bought it on terms from Mr. W. Loach about six weeks ago for £13 10/-, and the sum of £12, or. there abouts, is still owing on it. It was a black bicycle of the "Native" pat tern. The police are making in quiries.
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Duty of Protestants. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Duty of Protestants. A very large congregation, includ ing the local members of the L.O.L.; attended the Presbyterian Church last Sunday night week, when the Rev. J. D. Landells preached a sermon on the subject of "The Duty of Protest ants in the Present Crisis." The preacher, in a stirring and pungent manner, urged every person who bore the name of Protestant to do at least three things:--1, Protest; 2, Pray; 3, Play the Game. By an array of facts of a reliable kind he urged that, knowing as they too well Imew, the attitude of the -Romish Church in the past as well as the present, there was but little guaran tee of anything better for the future in the matter of policy towards Pro testants. This was not now a ques tion of politics, since by the attitude of certain organisations and indivi duals the mask had been torn away, revealing the force in operation. There was "iio -business" at the local court on Saturday, Monday, or Tuesday last. Not even a holiday "dru...
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
S GOOD TEMIPLARS. :The "MutuaLHEp elp" Lodge had a giod meeting on Tuesday night week, in the lodge-room, Graham-street, Sis ti.r I. Gotz, Chief Templar, presiding. Cine new member was enrolled on xaar'akcc eard.. An invitation to miemmbers to attend in regalia a mon .ser temperance demonstration. in the South Melbourne Town Hall, on Sun day afternoon, 26th inst., at 3 o'clock, was accepted. Further donations were reported to have been received to the building fund; and it was resolved to name the proposed hall the "J. W. Hunt Memorial" Good Templars' Hall. A committee was appointed to con sider the best methods of celebrating the approaching 42nd anfiiversary of the lodge. Bro. Codling, Superintend ent of the Juvenile Temple, reported one new member initiated, and a good meeting, and an offioial visit paid to the "Protector Temple," North Fitz roy. The syllabus item, "A Night With the Chief Templar," well sus tained the social part of the meeting; a good programme of songs and reci...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
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UNKNOWN. A Lagoon Mystery. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
A Lagoon Mystery. One of life's dramatic eventualities has lately engrossed the attention of theI local police. On the 13th of thiu month the bbcdy of a L au wi, found floating at the. Port Melbourne lagooni and was subsequently re moved to the Morgue. It lay await ing identification for several days, and then an inquest was held; the verdict was that death was due to suffocation; and the order was given for the burial of a man whose name was unknown to the authorities. The police are still making inquiries as to deceased's identity, and the des criptioi furnished is that of a bald headed, clean-shaven man, of about 60 years of age and '5 ft. 9 in. in height. He was dressed in a brown suit, cotton singlet, black and white shirt, and black socks and boots.
BAPTIST ANNIVERSARY. Hearty Celebrations. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
BAPTIST ANNIVERSARY. Hearty Celebrations. On Sunday Aprl! 19th,. anniver sary services were held in connec tion with the Baptist Church. The celebration was a complete sucqess. Favored by fine weather the attend ances were large. Bright singing and preaching of the first order were its chief characteristics. The visit ing brethren gave of their best, and those who listened to addresses of Rev. A. R. Thompson and Rev. G. P. Rees (former pastor) will not soon forget their timely messages. The Rev. G. P. Rees, speaking at the evoning service, based his re marks on Hebrews 2: 3, the subject being, "Drifting away from the bea ten track," and in the course of his remarks he pointed out why the Sab bath was neglected and the sanctu ary forgotten, in this nmterialistic age in which he said we were living, when the pleasures of life, business, and all that do not count in the sight of heaven, were uppermost in the minds of the vast majority of people. SOn the Wediesday evening follow ing, Ap...
Identify Passes. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
Identity Passes. The death of an identity of Port 'Melbourne- in the person of Daniel Peddie ocnurred at his residence, 20 Cruikshank Street, on Tuesday last. Deceased had resided in Port Mel bourne for upwards of 13 years, and was for some time a collector of market dues. IIe was a patient suf ferer from diabetes for some time past and eventually succumed to that malady. He was in his 47th yeanr. and leaves a widow, a son, and two daught ers. The St. Kilda town council has notified the local corporation that it has decided to support the candida ture of Cr. T. Smith for the position of group representative on the Infee tuous Diseases Hospital. Holy Trinity School Hall was filled on Wednesday, Api'i l 22, by the scholars, teachers and friends on the occasion of the distribiution of prizes. The Vicar exhibited some very beau tiful slides of Japan and its people. These were enjoyed thoroughly by all present. A hearty vote of thanks was given to Mr. Humphries for working the lantern. A...
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. Defeated. But not disgraced. Port Melbourne's first reverse od the season. Victors a strong team, keen in at tack and solid in defence. Our boys were beaten in the latter attribute. The ball was taken forward time and again, but the backs of last year's premier team knew too much. Merritt was again among the best and has justified his inclusion in every match. The electric supply to the munici pality was cut off between suurise and sunset on Sunday last, in conse cquence of the City Council effecting .alterations to the principal main. The town council has been noti fied that the claim for £400 in the matter of the proposed extension of the tramway in Ingles Street has been forwarded to the Treasurer for payment. -Cr.. Smith reported to the meeting of the town council last week that only three cases of diphtheria had been admitted to the Infectious Dis eases Hospital from Port Melbourne during the past month. In view of the fact that diphtheria had been very prevale...
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING : That a chauffeur drove an intoxi cated man to an hotel last Saturday morning. That the man was admitted to the premises.' That the inoffensive taxi-driver could not get his fare, and that there is likely to be trouble. That the statement that grocers in the district had decided to abandon the Association's price list is incor rect. That the "secret" meeting was not secret at all. That grocers in Port Melbourne and South Melbourne will. adhere rigidly to the "sheet." That erroneous stiatements have hbee circulated w h ire'gard to.. a small .tructiure at the rear of" the school-roomi of the Clhurcli of Elig land. That the verger is not required to live on the premises and that lie is at liberty to do as others in his capacity do-reside elsewhere. T'hat the C(hureli's guardians charge 1,/- per annum as rent for the place. T?hat councillors have been audibly whispering as to the occupant of the mayoral chaii on the next occasion. That 'the lot. has fallen ito Cr. Smi...
Baptist F.C. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
Baptist F.C. In the opening of the season last Saturday the team shaped very well against Carlton Methodists. Both teams were very evenly matclied, each having successful periods of the play-, and each team kicking four goals. Tone final result seems to be in doubt owing to the goal umpires scores differing. Both sides are credited with a one point victory. Port Baptists best players were:- J. Stanford, A. Ross (1 goal), Stan Jones (2 goals), T. Jones (1 goal), W. Holmes andl J. McKay. The team is hopeful of securing the services of H. Wood andl Dick Luswitz, two good players. The "'Village Blacksmith" was greatly missed from the ruck last Saturday, but will he there to strike the blow to-day. The team plays Carl ton Congregationals. Players are re quested to be on the ground at 2.30 p.m. sharp.
VAUDEVILLE. Keenan and Hood's Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
VAUDEVILLE. Kleenan and Hood's Entertainment. Messrs. Keenan and Hood at the Port Melbourne Town Hall submitted- an other first-class programme to their pa trons on Wednesday night. All artists were well received and applauded by the audience, especially the Vesto Bros. in their Juggling and Racquet Spinning turn. Among other appreciated per formers were Violet Falvoy, "Motto" ballad singeru; Jack Barrington, the "Clean and Novel" entertainer; Beat tie Ison, the "Rag Time Girl;" Will Atkins, the "Dame Comedian" and Lottie Green, Keenan and Lewis; also "Will Dyson"' the "Two Story'" com edian, who raised roars of laughter from the aidience, especially during the very anusing farce which concluded the evening's entertainment. - Owing to the Town Hall being pre viously engaged for next Wednesday, Messrs. Keenan and 11. Hood will hold their weelcy entertainment in the Ex celsior Hall on that evening, when. a first-class show is promised. Patrons are requested to make alteration known to...