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Miniature Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
Miniature Shooting. The A.N.A. rifle shots fired their seventh match for the sea;son on Wed iesdaly, their opponents being' St. Kilda. Ports won by three points. S.ores :--Ports. 163; St. Kilda, 160. W. W1. Walters 24, and T. Page 2 were the highest: scorers for the vic tors. The locals are now the only uunbeten team in their.section. The last match of the first round will be fired on .Monday, October 12th, at Elsternwick.
TOWN PLANNING. Illustrated Lecture by Mr C. C. Reade [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
TOWN PLANNING. -+ Illustrated Lecture by Mr C. C. Reade An exceedingly interesting and in formative lecture was given on Sat urday evening, 26th inst., at the local Town Hlall, by Mr. C. ('. Reade; on Town Planning. the Mayor. Councillor T. Smith. presiding. There was ; good attendance. At-the conclusion of the lecture the following resolu tion was moved lby Councillor O. Sin clair, and seconded by Mr. Ilugg'an. and unanimously carried: "That this meeting of the citizens of Port Melbourne is strongly of opinion that the passage of a satis factory Town Planning Act through the Legislature will be of permanent anud incalculable value to the State of Victoria. and tlhat a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Ilon orable the Premier. and the local members of the Legislature." Just to please his wife the stout man consented to take a peep at Marie Cor elli's house before "doing" the historic part of the Stratford-on-Avon. He re garded it with evident anoreeiation. "Pretty nice pla...
EXPENSIVE BLASTING. In Fishermen's Bend Without Council's Permit. By-Law Fixes Penalty at £20. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
EXPENSIVE BLASTING. Ine Fishermen's Bends Without Council's Permit. By-Law Fixes Penalty at £20. Magistrates presiding at the local court on Monday, Messrs. Crichton (chairman), Testro, and Page, were concerned over the severity of a pen-. alty imposed under the local Couu cil's by-laws, which fixed the fine at £20 for blasting on Crown lands in Fishermen's Bend, ~vithout a permit from the Council. Albert Kenneth Smith, of 26 Brighton-street, Flemington, was citad as defendant in proceedings. Con stable Wilekens stated that on Aug ust 26th he heard bisting in the Bend. lie went down iid saw Smith blasting ccuplings. fsaked if he had permits he replied that he had one frim the Lands Department, and an ithcr from the !Jspector of ELrpos ives,-but that the:: were not then in his possession. , Witness questioned Smith as to a pe mit from the Porl: Melbourne Council, and lie stated that he was not aware such a permit was necessary. Defendant was -blast ing with gelignite. Complaints had ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
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North Ports Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
North Ports Cricket Club. The team will meet for practice to day, and all. intending players are asked to put in an appearance. The committee are endeavouring to se cure a first-class team. Most of the old players will again be available, and A. P. Moon has stated his inten tion of again doing his bit for the club. J. Stein, a useful batsman from the Richmond Footballers, has signi fied his intention of playing, and Fred Lewis and A. Wellington will be there. Thie want of a first-class wicket keeper will be needed, and efforts are being made to secure one. . The com mittee recognise that they have a heavy expense in front of them, and are holding a Picture Night on the 20th October, at the local theatre, to rfise funds. Members' tickets will be ready during the course of the week, aind'may be obtained from any of the committee. The season starts with all the clubs of the V.J.C.A. this afternoon, and the North have postponed their match until A.N.A. Day, as their opponents (Fitzroy F...
CRICKET. PORT MELBOURNE C.C. TEAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
CRICKET. IORT MELBOURNE CC. TEAMS. 1st eleven at Brighton : - Taylor, MaoColl (3), St. John, Wilmot, Moss, O'Brien, Hubbard, Schaefer, Jones. - 2nd eleven :-Cunninghame, Hoba,' Craig, Arthur, -Moulin, B. Hodgette, McNamara, Clarke, Lush, Tate, Smith, Walsh (12th man): 1st eleven players catch one o'clock train from Port Melbourne and 1.20 from town to Brighton Beach.
LABOR PARTY. Branch Meeting. A Large Attendance. Interesting Business. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
-LABOR PARTY. Branch *Meeting. A Large Attendance. Interesting Business. A special summoned meeting of the local branch of the P.L.C. was held on Monday evening, in the Town Hall supper-room, the President (Cr. A. Tucker) presiding. The attend ance was large, a number of lady members being present. The member for the district, Mr. Geo. Sangster, and Crs. Sinclair, Page, and Murphy (South Melbourne) were present. The minutes of the previous meet ing were confirmed, and one nomina tion for membership rdceived. WHITE LIST. The Shop Assistants' Union for warded copies of "White lists" for the district. The president, in hand ing them around to members, asked that those shown on the lists, as re presenting employers of union labor, should be supported by members of the League.-Received. MUNICIPAL ELECTION EXPENSES. Mlr. Conniff, secretai-, repo'tLed that expenses incurrced during the August municipal elections amounted to £6/10,/3. The proportion had been paid by each of the three candid...
WOMAN INTOXICATED. "All the More Shame" Says Magistrate." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
WOMAN INTOXICATED. "All the'More Shame" Says Magistrate." At the interseetion of Bay a1n Bridge streets, juist before midnight, on Monday, a middle-aged woman, re speictably attired, was noticed in a drunken state. lHer conduct attract ed attention. and a constable locked her upl for her own safety. The necxt morninu, before hMr. Iles ler, the woman. Ellen Brown. 'was cl:ared with 1being drunk and disor dcrly. IIn answer to the magistra te, defe;daiut i,ileded guilty, and said .he didn't remember anything about it. She resided at South Melbourne. and admitted that she was a married womanl;l. ''All the more shame to you." remarked Mr. H-ester,?wlhen stating that he would give her n chalce, and entered up a discharge.
South Ports v. Court Prince of Wales. Third Grade—First Round. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
South Ports v. Court Prince of Wales. Third Grade-First Round. This match will commence to-day on the former's ground on the lagoon for the above competition. The Col leIge Lawn CC. were the opponents in the draw, but owing to their with drawal the Court Prince of Wales was acepted in their, stead. All intendinig players of the South Ports are requested to be on the ground not later than 2.30 sharp. when the team will ,e picked; also they are niotified that the ':nme starts mt" 2.45 sharp. Messrs. A. G. Butclher and II. W. Bailey are the professional umpires engaged. Members' tick ets hire available at 2/6 each.
Railway United Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
Railway United Cricket Club. A meeting of the above club was held at the Globe Hotel on Wednes day, 23rd September. After business of a general character hail Teen dealt with, the following office-bearers were elected for the ensuing' season :--Cap tlain. Ir. C. Birch; vice-captain, Mr. G. Cardwell; match committee, 12essrs C. lirch, G. Cardwell, F. Salter, \W. Mo nhalm and VW. Fisher. As the sea son opens to-day. with the first match ligaiist Howe Crescent, on our own ground, the committee requests all members and supporters to roll up. and thereby help .the team to gain their first win.
Port Melbourne Baptist Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
Port Melbourne Baptist Cricket Club. TQ-day the above club open the season with a match against Wil liamstown, on the local ground. All the old players are again available, and, in addition, some new ones will be included. Play commences at 2.45 p.m. Players are requested to be on the-field by 2.30 p.m., when the team will be chosen from 'Messrs. S. H. IHolmes (capt.), Jacobsen (vice capt.). Kelley, Rometsch, Lowe, Iolmes, McKissoclk, Carse, Wood, Carter. Tindle. Jones, MeKay, Kel lett, Garner, Lovell, Fletcher, Mat ters and Ross. Players are reminded to take ad vantage of practice every Tuesday and Thursday.
WEDDING. Collins—Lacey. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
WEDDING. Collins-Lacey. A wedding of local interest took place last Wednesday, the contracting parties being AMr. Edward Victor Col lins, of Cruickshank-street, well= known as a wing-man playing with the St. Kilda football club, and Miss Margaret Lacey, eldest daughter of Mr. T. P. Lacey, of 96 Derham-street, Port Melbourne. The ceremony was performed by Father Canavan, at St. Joseph's Church, at 4 o'clock. The best man was Mr. Claude Wellington, who was assisted by Mr. Sinclair SwansQn and Mr. Wm. Collins as groomsmen. The bridesmaids were the Misses May Davies, Gladys Col lius, and Edith Lacey. The bride wore a handsome gown of ivory silk, trimmed with Limerick lace, and carried a beautiful spring bouquet of white roses and lily of the valley. The bridesmaids were gowned in dainty white costumes, and car ried handsome bouquets of pink car nations, bedecked with maiden hair fern. Tile train-bearers were the Misses Nellie Lacey and Violet Wil son. who wore white silk dresses, and ca...
ROSS ST. BAPTIST. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
ROSS ST. BAPTIST. In the Baptist Church services will be conducted by the Rev. P. J. Masters. Men are invited to attend at night, when another occasional address on the "Mlanli ness of the Master" will be given. thr deaith ofl the girl Pearl Jenkins, was that she died from poisoning, self-administered, IIe added that there was some evidence of mental unsoundness.
Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
Holy Trinity. There was a large congregation at thle Patriotic service on Sunday even inll last. Hlis Wor-hilp. the Mayor. councillors and hlonorary magistrates were present. The flags of the Allies were taste fully displayed in the ('hurir.h. The hymn- included e"0. God Our lielp in .\es Past,': "Soldiers of. the Cross. "'ilternil Pafther Strong to Save.," "'Lord. While far Otur Brothers Fliht.'" the Ntatioal Anthemi. and as a lIecessional. "lest \Ve Forget." The whole service was very hearty and implressive. 'lThire sermon wats preach ed l,y the Vir.ar. who chose as his Iext. the words. ''They offered them selves willingly." To-morrowIV is Homei Mission Suntll d:y. All the f,!fertorie- nare inl aid of-lIToine Mis-ion tfunds. As a very large proportion rof oar pri.shes de rive as.istainmre from this futnd it is enrnestly hoped that there will be large conireat:ions and liberal offer ings. iThe Viear will preach roth mornring and evening.
WAR NEWS. Daily Posting at Post Offices. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
WAR NEWS. Daily Posting at Post Offices. The (onmmnonwealth Governumeut, with a view of furnishing the publiec with authentic: information, has made arrangements whlich should be greet ed with sati-f?etion by the commun ity. "A telegram received reads: "For the benefit of the public war news will be published outside all post offices daily. These notices will con tain the official reports fron- the Ad miralty, and will be. posted shortly aliter nIoon. Blasting ill Fishermels BIeld with out a permit from the Town Council piroved n11 expensive operation to Al bert Smith. of Flemington. who, on Monday Inst, was called on to pay a fine of £20. with £5/3/10 costs. The fixing of such a severe penalty savors of "iubbing it in." The by law vwants a?iending.
PEARL JENKINS' DEATH. Coroner's Finding. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
PEARL JENKINS' DEATH. Coroner's Finding. ' The deputy-coroner, Mr. D. Buzo lich, held an inquiry into the eircui stances surrounlding the death of Miss Pearl Jenkins. 18 years of age, on ,Monday last at the Morgue. It will ble remembered that the girl toolk poison in the reserve near Graham street station on the 10th September, and succumbed before medical assist ance could be of avail. At the en quiry, Charles Edward Jarrett. of Williamstown. said on the evening in question he met Pearl Jenlkins by ap pointment, and left her for the pur pose of purchasing a bottle of soft drink and a glass. Afterwards lihe left her again to return the glass. When lie returned she said. "Here, I have- drink this." and produced a. partly-einpty bottle of disinfectant. In a letter to her sister, the girl wrote:--"You may think it is a cow= ardly act of mb fIor doing this, but it is all for my own good. 3My people and Williamstown folk talk about mle and run me down to the lowest. I am just as good as ...
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
GOOD TEMPLARS. The lutual Help Lode. I.L).G.T.. nmet as n.alll on Ttuesdav evetuiug, in the lodge-roomt. Gralnm-treeti. Sis ter Gotz. CT'.T.-, Ireiditng. The muem hers of the let Orient !,odge "Or vieto," the Safe .\nchoit'ae Lode. Windsor, and Bro. and Sister (ilt son and Gran] iodte Officer. wvere eeordled :nll oliicial reception. Two liew memblers were initiated. 1and a imemlory icompetition amon,_st the members entered into. Open air meetings arrtntgementt for next week were dealt with. Sister Martin ra tported haling , visited a number of the former memtbers of the Jitrenile Temple. and adult imembners of the Order ait the arotp at ronadmteadown:. who would forim i tood ,company of Good Templnr- atr Ithe front. The notice of motion to hant?ze the nigiht of meet lia from Tuesday to Mtonday after the 1s.t oif D)ecember wns car tied. A good programme tof stntgs and recitations and a plentifitul sup ply of refresrnents made up a most enjoyable and profitable meeting.
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. The Bowling Club's annual opening will take place this afternoon. Official war news will be posted 'daily after noon at each post office in the State. Out of a total collectable rate of £10,543 for the year past, only £17 remains outstanding. This is very satisfactory. Bad debts contracted by our Coun cil over the supply of electric'energy during the past 12 months amounted to £1/17/6. This amount has been written off. Port Melbourne fishermen contri buted £32/10 4 to the Patriotic fund. This was aclhieved by devoting the proceeds from one day's catch each week to the fund. It is now close season for set netting. The Labor Party displatyed its loy alty on Monday night by arranging a line of flags across the meeting cham ber, A humorist, after remarking that he thought it was a clearing sale, asked if there was anything' extra to pay. The German cruiser, Emden, which has succeeded in sinking so many British merchant vessels, still proves a great source of annoyance t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 October 1914
COLDS ON THE CHEST. "My little sonl was a great sufferer from Iha, colls on the chest," says Mr. (tronow, Station Street, Seymour, Vie. " At times he wasi so liad that he would be just cholting for lireath ant notlhin 1I tried for hint seemnted to give hiMn rlif. I was reonnllllnded tit try t'hamlner]nin's tough Itlemettly and in sitoe night 1 noticed anl imtprovemtent. Now I give it to hiim as soon as 1 see any signs of a c(olhl and he is soon alright again. I would not he without a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Re Itedy in tmy home." Sold by E. Par sons, grocer, Bay Street. FOR BACKACHE AND I(IDNEY TROUBLES. I)r. Sheldonl's Gin Pills are the great corrective for Backache and Kidney ills, and in making the Kidneys well you soon rid yourself of all such synp toms as 13ackache, HIeadache, and other distressing ailments, which both moen and women are so often subject to. Dr. Sheldon's Gin Pills ate sold in glass containers at 1/6 and 2/6. Obtainable everywhere. SLUGGISH LIVER. "PFor m...