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THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENCE. Public Health. End Happy Homes. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENCE. Public Health. End Happy Homes. All defence schemes must depend primarily on individual fitness of body and mind-right living. How many here have thought deeply of tile in dividual's home and its place in the towni? 3r. Chariles Hende, organiser of the Auastralasin l Town Planning Tour. has discussed this question in a mauer whiich comupels attention. "The defence of the Britisih Empire depenls primarily upiion inidividtial fit ness." hlie says. "To iiriiease the fit and eliminate thle ]tfit is to in crease the usefulnes- of the Empire. The foundation o0 f litness is health. and the nmakini of lhealth ix environ ment. It i.s just here that the value of Town Planning as an Imperial fac tor is demonostrated. .australasia ha already reconisedl thie responsibili ties atriting from isolation (by adopt iniig coamlulsory military service. But Ibehiiind defence lie all thie other es sentials to thle buildini g up of a race --individual enterprises, industrial and ...
PEOPLE ARE SAYING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYINC, That the moon frequently meets with obstructions, when reflecting its glow of light upon the earth. That when this happens the man in gharge of electric light generally comes in for a bad time when not on the spot. That although every possible pre caution should be taken against lear ing a town in darkness, a policy of leniencty should be followed. That otherwise, an officer in charge would lead an anxious existence. Thalt Port Melbourne's patriotic fund will stand some building up yet. That many well-to-do people and large property-owners in the town are coilspicuous by the absence of their name from the local list. Trha:t whilst tile poorer classes are givinlg a weeldy percentage of their earnings .to the frund. and others offer ing their lives, the wealthy have not come to the scratch as they should. That the poor uman has scarcely anything to lose through a' foreign in vasion beyond his freedom and ,fain ily ties. That the property manII would have to start, a...
North Ports Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
North Ports Cricket Club. The aninual meeting of the above club was held in the Cloak Room at the Town Hall last Monday evening. There was a good attendance. The hon. secretary, Mr. J. Bradley, read the report and balance sheet. The club won four matches and drew one during the season, and five games were lost. There was a consider able falling off in the number of mem ber's tickets sold, and the amount received as donations only totalled about half of the previous season. However. the balance waA on the right side of tihe ledger, there being a little over £2 to.start this season's operations with. The clnb have again antered for tihe V.J.C.A. first grade competition. A list of matches will appear in next week's issue. The meeting was adjourned till next Monday. wlihen it is expected that a larger number of interested workers will put in amn appearance, and so lift the club to its high stand ard oi a few years ago. Mr. E. Kel-hoe is acting as hon. secretary, pro tern.. and the offic...
CRICKET. Our Premier Cricketers. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
CRICKET. Our Premier Cricketers. Practice wickets are available to day. All players must be in attend ance. The first match starts 3rd October. Several promising "colts" have been practising during the week. Now is the time for young players to join the club. Cricketers desire to tender their thanks to the ladies-and gentlemen who worked hard to make the bazaar a financial success. The P.M.C.C. has Lbeen refused ad mission into the District Association. although previous performances fully ustify its inclusion.
Baptist C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 September 1914
Baptist C.C. The anual meeting of the Baptist Cricket Club was held in the Ross Street Baptist C(lfurch on Tuesday evening. September 8th. 'Thle Rev. P. J. Masters presided, and was un animolL-y. elected president. The retiring hon. 'secretarv and treasurer, Mr. S. FI. IIolmnes. was congratulated onil the report and h)alance-sheet.which shloued a credit balance of £2/16/7. The follorwin, oflice-bearers were alp pointed :--Patrons: I-THol.. F. T. Der hnm anid Mr. Winwood; Vice-Presi dents: Messrs. IKillett, Ware. Sleeth, Carse. Clark. Jones, Read, Turner; Committce: Messrs. J. Carse. J. ~MeKissock, W. Jncobsoon, B. Mlome tsei. W.. Holmes, F. Carter; Selec tion Committee: Mfr. S. FT. Holmes, (Captfain), Mr. W. Jacobson (Vice Captain). Messrs. Kelley, Rometsclh. Ross. Mfr. H. W. Ross habs been appointed hon. secretary and teareasurer, and will act as delegate to the Association with Mr. S. H. Hohnes. Members and intendini miembers are urged to attend practice to-day at rear of Graham S...
CRICKET. Port Melbourne Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
CRICKET. Port Melbourne Cricket Club. All players must be at practice this afternoon, being the last Saturday prior to commencing pennant matches. Ports' third eleven play their first match on October 3rd, against East Melbourne, on the former's ground (Metropolitan League). Mir. Frank Sinelair was elected sec retary to the third eleven, also dele gate to the Metropolitan League. Messrs. H. Brereton and A. Jamie son are going into district cricket; the former to South Melbourne and the latter to East Melbourne. We wish them every success.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
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ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
EL.ECTRIC SPARKS. To-night tALPort Town Hall, Free Illustrated Lecture On Garden City Miovement, Lecturer---Mr. Charles C. Read, Organiser of Australian Town Planning Tour. The bowlers' season is about to start. The opening of the local green takes place next Saturday. The annual meeting of the Port Melbourne Yacht Club will be held next Wednesday evening, at the club house, Beaconsfield Parade. The Port Melbourne Theatre's pro grammes for next week appear in our advertising columns. The films are an nounced as an exceptionally good lot. Through the Excelsior Hall being otherwise engaged, Mr. Bradley has been compelled to abandon his week end picture concerts for the present. The mayor, coisncillors, and honor ary magistrate will attend the Patrio tic service officially, in Holy Trinity Church on Sun:day evehing, 27th inst. The juvenile ball, held at Albert Hall on -Wednesday night, realised £35. This amount goes to liquidate the debt on St. Joseph's school, Port Melbourne. Cr. Gill...
GOOD FOR BRONSON. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
GOOD FOR BRONSON. SThey were on the engrossing stu..-.. of girls. "Look here," exclaimed Bronson, "did you ever take a girl out to lunch when she felt a littlq faint?" "Er-no," admitted Johnson, reluct antly. "?Well, then, take my advice and don't. One day I took Miss Florrie Flapper into a restaurant. At first she declined to eat anything, but then she said she believed she did feel a little faint." "Did she take anything?" "Did she take anything?" cried Bronson. "She seized the menu, glanced over it, said she did'nt feel very hungry, and ordered-0--" 'Well, what did she order?" 'Oysters, bouillon, lobster cutlets, sweetbreads and peas, chicken, shrimp salad, biscuit glace, macaroons, coffee, and creme do menthe. It cost me 1f teen bob!" "WVell, you ought to be glad," said Johnson. "Glad? What for?" '"Why, glad she wasn't hungry." Milk Toast.-Toast stale slices of bread till lightly colored. Meantime bring to the boil sufficient milk to satu rate the toast, adding a tablespoonful o...
A SMILING COUNTENANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
A SMIILING COUNTENANCE. A tired man sat on the upper deck of a ferry boat that was fighting hard to get into its slip against contrary wind and stream, and he glanced with a kind of mournful curiosity at two fellow passengers. Things had been going wrong with the man; there was an ebb tide in his business, as on this gloomy greasy river below him. He was weary of trying, to paddle the poor little flimsy canoe of his own life against the strong current that was pulling him ,elentless towards the sea. He overheard the conversa tion of the pair beside him. "Jane." that other man was saying, "it looks bad for us, doesn't it, with the rent coming due, and the baby sick, and the coal 'most goner" "Yes, Jim," she answered "but still we've got each otherl " And with the words there went a smile, and the brave little woman patted her hus band's hand and he smiled back at her. That night the tired man carried flowers home to his wife-not many of them, for he couldn't afford an expensive bouqu...
Extract From Committee's Report. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
Extract From Committee's Report. The annual carnival was held at the City baths, on 1Sth February. 1914. We rcgret- to say it was a financial loss. chietlv owing to the few entries recaixerifrun othei- clubs. To tide over the winter months an Athletic Cliib was ormned. The class met at the Excel o I Hall once a week. hut owing to the 10oo0 support given to it ib the Inetmxbi it had to be abandoiied. Te-srs. L. Spain untd C, Dillon dcserv e word oft lraise for their unitirillg effoit I lion. iustruc tors. With Mr. A. II. Hoolett t- instruc tor, our Life-sinxii team. IiMessrs. G. H-arris. J. lBoldini. J. Brnce. P. Parker, agai n wxott the Trea dwell Challenge Shield. w hichI the Club held for a periotl of tuelxte moniths and hope to retain for ' Turtther period by again wiuting die shield at the next atinnal competitioni of the Roytl Life Savin' Society. A series of rs I x cee foi members for a gold medl don'ted bhI Mr. A. W. Holmes. xvas held dlurint the sea son atid resulted in J. a...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Arrears Sued For. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. Arrears Sued For. Arthur Davis, of 159 Stokes-street, was suinmoned at the local court on Thursday, for the sum of £4/1675, stated to be due to the Department for Neglected-Children, in respect to an order made on the 17th October, 1910, in respect of a child inamed Ernest Davis. -At that time the order made was for 2/6 per week, and the arrears are between January 29 and September Oth, 1914. M\rs. Davis, in the absence of her husband at work, answered thle summons, and stated that the boy was now 14l years of age, and they lunderstood that he was working. MIr. Smith, J.P., said the husband would have to pay until the boy was 21 years of age. They would not make an order then, but would adjourn the case for 14 days., during which time the arrears must be paid.
PEOPLE ARE SAYING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYINC. That the polishing up of our bay. steamers signifies the approach of the excursion season. That the tripping of the .Hygeia, Ozone and Weeroona is always most welcome, and brightens up the "water end" of the Port considerably. That the picnickers who follow later in the season create some work and clnsiderable interest, and their appearance is greeted with gladness. That the Cricket Club's committee intend painting the grand-stand on the playing arena. That the money won during the bazaar will be laid out to good ad vantage in other ways as well. That already the interior of the pavilion shows marked improvement. That the bazaar committee will meet at a social evening on October 8, in the Town Hall. That extensivee alterations will shortly be undertaken in the direction of serving the new pier with thor oughfares. That it is proposed to provide roads onl high and low levels. That the extension of Beach-street to serve both the new and old piers is to be started fi...
SWIMMING AND SEA-BATHING CLUB. Annual Meeting. Busker Organ for Harmony. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
SWIMMING AND SEA-BATHING CLUB. Annual Meeting. Busker Organ for Harmony. The above club held its third an nual meeting in the supper room at the Town Hall, Mr. J. II. Holmes pre siding. A large miimber of members and intending memlbers were present. The treasurter. Mr. 'Syd. Anderson, read the rejport and balantce-sheet. whicli showed the club to be in a good position fit:ancinllv also as regards membership. After some discussisoi it was de cided to form a Phtysfeal Culture Class for mnemnliers, and to obtain a Busker Organ for l onrinoit nights at the club-house dining the senson. The sum of £8712! was placed in the hands of thtu tritstees, as a reserve lutid, anitd 1(0 per cecit.'of entrance fees for the ensuing year is to be set aside for the pIurtpose Ir. A. HI. Hos lett w's eected a hon. life member for sersices ren dered to the club as lion. instructor to the life .avin tn clsses. Tfhe fol liming olihce-bea retrs for en suing year were .elected:-irlsidectt Mr. Hugh Stranaghan;...
CRICKETERS' BAZAAR. Nett Balance Ascertalned. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
SCRICKETERS' BAZAAR. Nett Balance Ascertained. About 30 members of the commit tee which so successfully carried through the bazaar held recently, the purpose being to improve the club's playing arena, met in the pavilion last Monday evening, for the purpose of hearing the actual results of their combined efforts. Mr. T. Testro, J.P., president, occupied the chair. Mr. Murdoch, secretary, presented the balance-sheet, which showed that after meeting all indebtedness, the sum of £165/18/7 remained to the credit of the bazaar account. This announcement was greeted with sat isfaction. The president moved a special vote of thanks to Mrs. Murdoch, who has acted as secretary to the ladies, for the valuable services she had given, special mention being made of the fact that the balanlce had come out correct to the penny. The motioll was unanimously ap proved, and -carried. In aiddition to the list of names of those who kindly contributed towards the bazaar, the conummittee desire to thank th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
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School Promotions. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
School Promotions. Miss Bignell, first assistant of the Graham-street State school, has been promoted to a similar position in the Northcote S.S. Another assistant, Miss Turnell, has received a transfer to Kew. Both teachers were made the recipients of esteem and affection by the other members of the staff, as~ well as by the girls of the sehior classes. Miss Keane has been ap pointed as Miss Bignell's successor.
HORRORS OF DRINK. Medical Treatment Ordered. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 September 1914
HORRORS OF DRINK. Medical Treatment Ordered. Michael Barry, a man alout 40 years of age, respectably attired, was led by constables when (alled upon on Thursday at the local court, to answer a charge of drunkenness. Barry's left eye was well filled and black, whilst thle adjacent ear was smashed, canu~ed through falling on the street k erling the night previous. Being clotted with blood scurcely a worse simht could bIe viewed on ;l balttle-field. He stood up with dilli culty, and coomplaiued of a pain in the left side. His answer. when asked if he pleaded guilty to tile charge. was mumbled out--"expect so-don't know anything about it - fallen ldown." The constlable's evidence was that hlie picked Barry up in Beach street, wherel he had fallen in the gutter. iHe believed hie was a sea Ifaring man. and a stranger here. The magistrates. Messrs. Smith, Howe, and Testro. ordered him to the gaol ihospital. foi a week's medical treat mneut. Welsh Cheeseeake.--Take the weight of onue egg in...