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City Mission. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
City Mission. A special servico washeld -in- the City Mission Hall last Sunday night uconniection with thebBoy Scouts: movement. A good deal of local interest is being taken ill the recently formed troup under the leadership of Scout master Beardsley. Consequcntly there was a large attendance at the service to hear Commissioner Rob erts deliver an address on the "Aims and Objects of the Movement," The meeting was presided over by Mr. R. L. Mason, the newlv-appoin ted City Missioner.
Property Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
Property Sale. A coiuple of fom'-roomed dwellings will be offered undel the lhammer Iby the Messrs. Armnstrong. onl Suturday. Miay 16. They are numbered 47 and 49 iin Firrell-street, and are of wood andl bri(ck construction respectively. The cottages have a frolltage of 16 ft. 6 in. by what is described as a good depth. They nare in proximity to ithe Bay-street tramin and are said to be always well let. Further ixartien lar4 will be found in our adv?crtising columns.
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. Williamstown (12-13) beat Ports (4-13). [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
THE IFOOTBALL SEASON. : i Williamstown (12-13) beat Ports (4-13). By "Rover." This old-established contest draw a large number of supporters to the Williamstown ground last Saturday. The crowd on the steamers was the largest that has followed the for tunes of-this annual game for a num ber of years. It was expected that the Ports would make a good show ing, and at the outset it seemed as if this was going to be realised. The first quarter was very evenly con tested, and whilst Ports succeeded in scoring 1-8, Williamstown led by -1 point at the first change of ends with 2-3. The game got out of hand during the second term, and breaches,' such as rabbiting and elbowing, were very frequent. During this quar ter G. Deas received a severe shaking by being rabitted by an opponent.. TIins is *said to have happened in full view of the umpire who, apparently, took no notice of the incident. 'The 'Town succeeded in adding 4--3, and Ports could only manage three small points. The fhird "quarte...
Bradley's Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
Bradley's Pictures. Some excellent films will be screen ed on Saturday and patrons will be treated to a choice and varied pro gramme. The "Star" will be a drama entitled "Fruits of Vengeance." Then there will be such interestiiig items as -"The Haunted Bedroom," the "Mighty Atom," and the "Lonely Road." The comic element includes such irresist ably funny.sc'reens a-, "Bill's Board Bill," ind "Peggy's Burglar," and other .merry absurdities.
Fishermen's Bend. And Workmen's Dwellings. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
Fishermen's Bend. And Workmen's Dwellings. On the occasion of the interview referred to above, the Minister of Lands was also questioned with re gard to throwing open the Coveru ment reserve at Fishermen's Bend for wor workmen's dwellings. The Minis ter stated that the Harbour Trust had prepared a plan and that he had made an inspection of part of the ground already. He would make a further inspection on Tuesday next, and would then submit a report to the Cabinet. Until the Cabinet had dealt with the matter lie could not say. any thing further. Mr. Sangster, M~.L.A.. broached the matter of receiving a deputation on the :unb.ject to the Premier during the week IMr. Watt intimated that the matter was at present in the hands of the Minister of Lands, who was in consultation with the Ilarbour Trnst and Railway Commissioners. Until they came, to some decision, which would be brought before the Cabinet, nothing could be done.
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
GOOD TEMPLARS. The Youthful HIelp Temple, the juv euile branch of the Mutual Help Lodge, had a full meeti'.g in the lodge-room, Grabam-street, on Monday night last week. About SO members were present, includ ing a large numlber of visitors from the Richmond United Temple, in charge of Bro. Biermann. The visitors were in troduced by Sister Mrs. Maortin, and received a cordial welcome from Bro. I odlling, the superintendent, and Bro. Mahony, the Chie Tenmplar. Three new members were proposed.and a splendid programnme of.. songs and recitations given. The Temple continues to do good work, and over 50 members have been enrolled in the past year. Some of the members have signified their in tention to enter for the essay and other competitions to be conducted by the Melbourne Total Abstinence Soci ety. On Tuesday evening the Mutual IHelp Lodge held its usual meeting,- when Sister T. Gotz presided, and one member was transferred from the •Juvenile Temple. The officers for the new quarter w...
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
SELECTRIC SPARKS. System ! That is what is lacking.. Port's colors lowered again on Sat urday last. And by a team that ought to have been whipped. This without unsportsmanlike dis paragement of the victors. But the Port has good individual men. What requires to be driven home is that the team should work as a unit, with machilne-like methods of attack and defence. And this can be effected bh 'deter niination and coolness when pressed: and by Practice! Practice!! Prac tice!!! Anyway: "Arc we downhearted .'" Not a bit of it. The season is still young. and every reverse should be the means of pointing the way to vic tory on the next occasion. SCr. R. U. Gill has been absent in Adelaide for some days on secre tarial duties. -Cr. Smuith.was imable ti attend t lht meeting of the Town Council.-on Tues. .day evening, as he had engaged to speak at Korumburra. The Graham-street. school coluit. tee issues a cordial invitation to par ents to be present at the Empire Day celebrations on May 22. ...
CRECHE FOR PORT MELBOURNE. (To the Editor of the "Standard.") [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
CRECHE FOR PORT MELBOURNE. (To the Editor of the "Standard.") Sir,-Having learned that "The Standard" had. opened a fund to wards the establishment of a creche in Port Melbourne, I enclose a small donation to that most worthy object.I As an active worker in the creche movement for over 20 years, I can speak of what a noble charity it is. By its aid a truly deserving class of women are helped, not only to earn a living, but at the same time to preserve their self-respect. What class in our community ntore truly deserves our practical help and sym pathy than the three classes ofi women helped by the creche? These are deserted wives with young, help less children; widows, with young families; and mothers of families whose husbands "hre incapacitated (even temporarily) through ,accident or illness from earning a living for them. It is deplorable to think of mothers of young cfiildren being forced, by circumstances, to go out to work for them.; but alas! the need is there, ,and-so ie mus...
Buying House for Ejected Tenant. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
Buying House for Ejected Tenant. Speaking in regard to the recent S.je~rtuent ease that has given rise to so much discussion, the Mayor (Cr. \. L. -Page) told the Port Melbourne Council on Tuesday eveiting" that a1 though lie had been asked 1by the council L( try and obtain a house for the woman in question he had been unablle to do so in Port Melbourne oil account of the rent. lHe thonuglit the umn of .£24 had been raised on. the wonmai' behalf, and believed that if they mana gi'ed to pay a deposit they might purihase a place l)v clearing the balance on renetterms. It was re solved, on the motion of Crs. Russell and Sinclair thant the Mayor consilt with Mlrs. Myles with a view to make arrangements on the lines indicated.
Accident to Loco. Driver. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
Accident to Loco. Driver.. A somlewhat serious and exceedingly painful aceidlent befel Mr. Alf. Ander son, of 120 Stoke-street, oii Friday, May 8, between 5 anid i o'clock in the imorn ing. Mr. Auderson is a locomotive d'i vr, and was preparing his engine at the Port M[elbourne sheds for the trip to Flinlers-str eet, before beginning the day's running, when he missed his foot ing while climbing over the narrow footlplate, and fell to the brick floor, and thence into the adjoining pit where a heavy iron bar fell on him. I1r. Anderson's injuries consisted of coneussion of ithe brain, spinal alld geni eral shlck. We are pleased to note that he is now making a good recovery with careful nursinig iuner the skilful atten tioi of. )r. Roseniehll, and is expected to ihe about again iin a few weeks' Lime.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
YOUR PROPERTY. We have made special facilities for registering and advertising properties for sale. All communications and par ticulars of property. houses, land, etc., will receive prompt attention. CHAP MA.N & CO., 272-4 Bay-street, Port Iel.bourne. REXONA. The Rapi,d Iealer is an Ointment which heals with remarkable rapidity. Unlike the old-fashioned ointments, which are very slow in their action, Rexonia speedily effects its cures after a very few applications. Sold in trian gular pots at 1/6 and 3/-. Obtainable everywhere. FIRST AID TO THE INJURED. Accidents are common in e ery house hold, and it is necessary to be ready for such emergencies. A bottle of Dr. Sheldon's Magnetic Liniment will re ]ieve many a sufferer. it takes the pain from everyl burn or bruiso .and is most healing to whatever applied. No family can afford to be without Dr. Sheldons's Magneftic Liniment. Keep a bottle on a shelf in plain sight., that it may be quickly found when needed. Price, 1/6 and 3/...
Disturbance in Bay-street. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
Disturbance in Bay-street. "Well, you would not let a man call you a ,mine like tlht," rejoined John Ale.a~der Long, when asked by Con- "stable. Synnot on Friday evening (\(May 8) why lie had struck a runm.in Bay- -steet.. Then the crowd of men who had gathlered round the disput ants. according to the constable's evidence a thle court next morning, bee me his advisers and told hiin that he haind the wrong ?nln. Long was clhareged with havring' ehaved in an offensive manner and Constable Syn inot told lMr. Crichton, J.P., that nc eused's hand was bleeding from the result of the blow when lie was taken to the watchhilouse. The other man disappeared. Plain-clothes Con itable Grtint corroborated. But ac ii.std's version was that the cuticle of/ his hand had been knocked off y a spalnner beforehand. Neverthe less, lie pleaded guilty and was dis chargied with a caution.
Same Old Drunk. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
Same Old Drunk. John Gibson admitted to the bench (Messrs. Page and Testro, J.'sP.) at the local court on Monday that he was drunk on the 10th inst., when arrested by Constable Whit lock. "A Sunday drunk," asked AMr. Testro. "No," defendant 'hastened to explain, "it was between one and two when the constable arrested me. I had been at the football match and was drinking football whisky. That's what it was.". Gibson's ovei-indnl gence cost him an extra 3i6-1/- as a fine and 2/6 'for costs.
A Stiff Fine. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
A Stiff Fine. - public indignationi meeting w"ill be held at the Southlleclbourne Town Iall on Thursday next, at 8 p.mn., " to dis cuss the presenit system of honorary imagistrates anl the outrageous fine iin Hictel on Cr. A. L. Page." [Cr. Page' , Mayor of Port Melbourne, wans fined £5 at the South Melbourne court, during the nweelk for having driven a vechicle on the footpatlh.
Port Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
Port Picture Theatre. oMore than usuat initerest attaclls to the Port Theatre's programme for noxt' week. The programme for Monilay, Tuesday, and Wednesday iucludes such attractions as '' Was She Justified, and "A R'gimentct of Two"; while on the remailliig evellings of the week "The Ring and the Rajah," "Thieves and The Cross," and other iuteresting films will be screened.
Graham-street Boys Win Championship. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
Graham-street. Boys Win Championship. It will be learned with much interest that the Graham-street schoolboys ear, ricd off the championship in the recent life-saving competitions. The winners were Masters George Stanford, Albert Banton, Allan IIowlett, and George IKallum. 'ach of them has been pro sceted with a medal by the Director of EducatiOn, iMr. F. Tate.