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BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
BOWLING. The following players have been selected to represent the A. 4 for the ensuing season:-Captains, Messrs. Howe, Hayman, Wootton, Johnson; Messrs. Adams,- Butler, Cleland, Campbell, Doyle, Harrop, Fraser, Jenkins, McKean, Stranaghan, Wil son, Wyatt. Players are requested to meet as early as possible at the Prabran green to-day, when the first pennant match will be played. Prahran green will be found just behind the lig Store, two minutes' walk from tram line. The 3 rink captains are Messrs. Crowl, Hart and Taylor.
STOLEN WHISKY. STIRRING APPEAL. OVERWHELMED BY PAST RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
STOLEN WHISKY. STIRRING APPEAL. OVERWHELMED BY PAST RECORD. James Chapman, residing at Glad stone street, South Melbourne, ap peared on trial at the local court on Monday, before Messrs. T. Testro and J. P. Crichton, J.'sP., to answer a charge of larceny of whisky on the i8th September, the property of Gee. H. West, licensee of the Southern Cross Hotel. Accused pleaded guilty. Mr. West said that at I1.30 p.m. on thedate in question he told all in the bar that it was time to close up. Accused went around the passage, and the next time he saw him he was leaning over the window, from where he missed a bottle of whisky. He gave chase, and accused threw the bottle to the road, where it smashed. The broken bottle (pro duced) wassimilar to that missed by witness. - Mr. T. Power, counsel for accused, said he was a hard-working young man who would be 21 years of age the next day. He was a slaughter man by occupationa, and a good lad, but, unfortunately, had one failing, and that was taking s...
SHOULD WOMEN SMOKE? [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
SHOULD WOMEN SMOKE? Should women smoke? A' pas oenger by one of, the ocean liners settled-the question as far as she was personally concerned, recently. She was a young woman of superior ad dress, and she--sauntered (up and down the Railway pier puffing at a cigarette as if to the manner born though every smoker knows that the habit is acquired at the expense of some physical discomfiture at the outset. What the habit costs a woman to acquire the mere man can only conjecture. He may be: as sumed to have a rough idear--judg ing from his own (average) experi ences. The question as to whether women should smoke, however, would seem to depend upon whether the habit is physically injurious or not. Logically there is no valid reason why she should not smoke; physio logically the verdict of science--es pecially as regards the pernicious cigarette habit-is against her; and if it be injurious to the male, how much more may it be assumed to be so when one considers the more de licate organisa...
PATRIOTIC CONCERT. THIN ATTENDANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
PATRIOTIC CONCER'T. THIN ATTENDANCE. A splendid programme greeted 'those who attended the local town hall on Monday evening, when a patriotic concert, arranged by Mr. Frank Barbour, was held in support of the local Patriotic Fund. The Mayor (Cr. T. Smith) presi ded. The attendance was small though appreciative. The programme submitted was of a most entertaining and bright character, Mr. Barbour evidently having bestowed care in making selections from amongst the ranks of first class artists, with whom he is closely associated. The pity was the absence of a full house to enjoy the excellent items presented. From a financial standpoint, how ever, we understand sufficient tickets had been dispdsed of previous to the concert to ensure a success, and it is anticipated that an amount in the vicinity of '15 will result. Miss M. Keyhoe acted as accom paniste. A vote of thanks was tendered Mr. Barbour and the per formers.
PLAIN LEMON PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
PLAIN LEMON PUDDING. Juice of three lemons, the peel of one rubbed off, with sugar, add six ounees of sugar, a large teacupful of bread. crumbs. Beat up four eggs, leaving out two whites; melt one oz. of fresh butter; mix all well together. Edge a dish with pastry; pour in the mix ture; bake in a quick oven three-quar ters of an hour.
NURSE'S SUDDEN END. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
NURSE'S S.DDEN END. Extreme regret is expressed gen erally at the sudden demise of Mrs. Louisa Caton, who had been resi dent in Port Melbourne almost all her life,- and at the.time resided in Alfred street. Mrs. Caton, who was well known-as a nurse, had been spending an evening at Brighton in company with her husband. Up to the time of takingthe 9 15 p.m. train from Melbourne to Port Mel bourne the deceased lady felt well, although she noticed a slight puffing or swefling of the hands. However, by the time the train drew up at Graham street she had collapsed, and lost control of both legs. She was taken into the residence of Mrs. Forbes, in Ross street, where she died almost immediately. Mrs. Caton was 48 years of age, and leaves a husband, son and daughter to mourn their loss. The burial took place at the Coburg cemetery on Tuesday after noon, where the Rev. Caton, Church of England minister, officiated at the graveside. A large number of relatives and friends attended to pay their...
IN DANGER ZONE. STRAY BULLET KILLS HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
IN DANGER ZONE. STRAY BULLET KILLS HORSE. On Wednesday afternoon, whilst volunteers for the front were practi ing at the rifle butts in Fisher man's Bend, a bullet entered the body of a horse which was attached to a dray, into which sand had been loaded. Sand carters, in their search for the better quality of build ing sand, have approached into the danger zone set apart for rifle shoot ing, and it is evident a stray missi e caused the animal's death. After being shot the horse pulled its load of sand a considerable dis tance - more than half a mile-when it dropped dead on the road in the sand area near Ingles street. On Thursday morning Constable Boyd made an inspection of the animal, and located.the bullet several inches below the shoulder in the direction of its body. The cart and horse were owned by Mr. W. Vickers, 16 Buncle street, North Melbourne. The driver's .name was Armstrong.
GYMNASTIC DISPLAY. METHODIST GIRLS DO WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
GYMNASTIC DISPLAY. METHODIST GIRLS DO WELL. The Girls' Guild of the Graham street Methodist Church gave their annual demonstration in the town hall on Wednesday evening. Likened to almost every venture since the outbreak of hostilities the attendance was notwhat might have been ex pected, but those who attended were appreciative of the splendid perform ance by the girls under the guidance bf their instructor, Mr. Scott, which included free exercises, marches, dumbbells, wands and other manoeuvres which tend to physical culture as well as mental develop ment. The Park Street Methodist Gym. nastic Class, to which Mr. Scott also acts as instructor, assisted during the evening, giving some fine exhibiiions in gymnastics and pyramids. . The Rev. R. S. Joyce presided during the evening. Several vocal items and recitations interspersed the displays by the guild girls, the whole being thoroughly enjoyed. Miss Rendall acted as paniste.
THE STEVEDORES TROUBLE. GERMAN AND AUSTRIAN BORN COMPLAIN. MR FRANK OPITZ TAKES A HAND. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
T HE' STEVEDORES TROUBLE. GERMAN AND AUSTRIAN BORN COMPL.AIN. MR FRANK OPITZ TAKES ·A HAND. Their action is convening a spepial meeting of members of the Port Phillip Stevedores Association last Sunday, in order to protest against the "attitude adopted by the British members of the Association towards them, having failed, the German and Austrian born stevedores have moved in another direction in order to seek what they claim to be redress. A meeting, convened by Mr. Frank Opitz, was held in the Socialist Party's hall on Thursday afternoon. Mr. Opitz explaiped that ne had only consented to intervene upon the assurance of loyalty by the German and Austrian born steve dores. Mr. E. George, who presided, said that they had not met in a spirit of resentment. They .only wanted to try and get some justice and to let the people know how they had suffered. The reports relating to the stamping on the Union Jack were untrue. He could vouch for that personally. The following memorial was sub. m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
COLDS ON THE CHEST. "'My little son was a great sufferer from bad colds on the chest," says Mr. Gronow, Station Street, Seymour, Vie. "At times he was so bad that he would be just choking for breath and nothing I tried for him seemed to give him relief. I was recommended to try Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and in one night I noticed an improvement. Now I give it to him as soon as I see any signs of a cold and he is soon alright again. I would not be without a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Re medy in my home." . Sold by E. Par sons, grocer, Bay Street. HAD.DIARRH(EA WHEN TEETH ING. "'When teething, my little girl suf fered greatly from diarrhea," says Mrs. A. Powell, Cressy, Tas. "When first attacked I took her to the doctor, but his treatment did her no good what ever. As sixteen children had died of diarrh~ea the previous two weeks, I was greatly alarmed. I gave her a. few doses of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarr hcaa Remedy, and the result was simply marvellous. In a few hours I notic...
Presbyterian. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
Presbyterian. The subjects for discourse to-mor row at the Presbyterian Chutirchwill be : Is a.m.,'"Wonderf~ii Msaes," and evening at 7 p.m., "Woniderful City." During the latter service Mr. Frank Barbour will sing "Within those Holy Portals." An illustrated lecture on "Life in the South Sea Islands" will be given by the Rev. J. D. Landels in the school-hall next Tuesday night at 8.
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity Church. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity Church. To-morrow the monthly corporate Communion service of the C.E.M.S. will be held at 8 p.m. The concert to be given by the Sunday School scholars will take place in the school-hallon Tuesday evening next .at 8 p.m. A most attractive programme has been drawn up, and the children, under their painstaking teacners, nave been very diligent in practising. The grand garden fete to be held in the Church of England Grammar School grounds, on i7th October, ought to be very successful. The C.E.M.S. and G.F.S. are working very hard to make it a great success. Trinity branch of G.F.S. have to do with the cake stall. All friends are invited to send their donations of c6akes to the Vicarage not later than Ir a.m. on Saturday, the iyth. - * The Home Missions Fund collec tions last Sunday were slightly in advance of those of last year.
BICYCLE CLUB. NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
BICYCLE CLUB. NOTES. The local Bicycle Club has made marked progress during the half year which terminated on Thursday last. The membership has increased during this period far beyond the total of the previous year. The result of this shows the club in a happy financial position, having a decent credit to its account after meeting all liabilities. The committee has decided to go on with the erection of a shower bath, which will be largely availed of by members, particularly during the hot summer weather. The club room is now one of the best equipped around the suburbs of Melbourne, embracing every con venience and comfort, and the facility for playing all games from billiards to quoits. It is, in fact, well furnished throughout. Additional members .will be wel comed, the annual subscription being 7/6.
Graham-street Methodist. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 10 October 1914
Graham-street Methodist. The diamond jubilee celebrations connected with the Graham Street Methodist Church will take place on Monday and Thursday evenings of next week. The 'ervices for next Sunday will be taken by the following :--Ix a.m., the Rev. W. Vawdon; 3 p.m., Rev. L. Tait, subject--" A short sermon a mile long"; 7 p.m., Rev. R. S, Joyce, an address on flags.
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. 'An interestilng programme is ad vertised this week in connection with the Port Melbourne Picture Theatre. The star pictures for Saturday until I Tuesday night are "Seeds of Chaos,' and "Lucille Love," and from Wed nesday, "Woman's Wish" and "The Stolen Code," A number of pretty little dramas, full of emotion, will be shown throughout the week. - ...
ALLEGED EVASION OF PROPER WAGES. Workman and Employer In Conflict. Remarkable Evidence. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
ALLEGED EVASION OF PROPER WAGES. Workman and Employer in Conflict - Remarkable Evidence. William McKay, 328 Victoria street, North Melbourne, was pro ceeded against at the local court on >Monday, before Messrs. Goldsmith, P.M., and Testro and Crichton, J.'sP., with having paid a lower wage than that fixed by the'Wages Board determination. Defendaiit was re -presented by Mr.'.De Gruchy. Mr J. K. Freeman, who prosecuted, said the charge owas laid under sec tion 226 of: the Factories and Sliops' Act, which provides for a penalty of £10. M'Kay, who was a contractor, had employed Leslie Adams, a paint er, and for 40 hours' services during the week ending 27thJune, paid him the sum of 25/-, whereas the paint ers' determination fixed the wage at 1/4½d. per hour or £2/15/- per week. W\hen the inspector went to Leslie Adams on the job at Port Melbourne, he informed him that he was receiv ing the full Wvage. Subsequently. Adams visited the Inspector ofFac tories, and signed a statutory de ...
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
BOWLING. The Ports opened their season last Saturday at Prahran. The weather was a trilte too cold for bowling, and the green was very heavy,\ a nasty wind blelw across the rinks requir ing careful handling of bowls to get them inlto position. Messrs. Hayman and Johnson's rinks finished in great style, being 25 and 20 up against Stephens and Dunninhg. HoWe and Wootton held their own against Dmunham and Mort lev until the last few ends, aut, fail ing to stand the strain, finished 8 down each. A4 thus won by 29. .A4 play at North Fitzroy to-day, Prahran v. Port Melbourne. P.PMI 1. Bennett, Mnrton, Parker, Mortley .......... 26 - Doyle, Campbell, Adams, Wootton.. ...... .. ?- 18 2. Griffin,- Marshall, Goslin, Dunham... ..... .. .25 - Wilson, Stranaghan, Clee land, Howe .... .?. .. - 17 3. Shaw, Strickland, Halk yard, Stephens. ..... 14 - Wyatt, Jenkins, l'Kean, Haynan .: ........ - 39 4. Chadderton. Kettyle, Fern enux, Dunninhlg .. ... 12 - Speilvogel, Butler, Harrop, Johnston ...........