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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
IF YOU "WANT SATISF.ACTION, VISIT THE EASY CYCLE & MOTOR WORKS - - AT 57 CROCKFORD STREET. HIGH-CLABS RELIABLE GYOLES AND MOTOR CYOLES, Built to'YOUR OWN ORDER AND SPECIFICATION. Cash or Exceptionally Easy Terms. Very small deposit and small weekly instalments. MOTOR CYOLES-PRECISTON, T.D.C., TAP, AOME, ARNO or SAROLEA-from one-third deposit, and - 10/--weekly. SECONDHAND MACHINES OF EVERY DESORIP-. TION-THOROUGHLY OVERHAULED AND RENOVATED-on hand, . :from £1 deposit and 3/- weekly. Estimates given for-all qlasses of REPAIRS. WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED. ALL SUN DRIES AND ACCESSORIES STOCKED. Your Old Machine Taken in as Part Payment for New Ones. Come and see your Machine built. EASY CYCLING & SOCIAL CLUB - also connected with above firm. Subscription, 3/9 half-yearly. Fitted up with Full-sizsd Alcock Billiard Table, and Reading. Amusement and Training Rooms,. FOR HIRE--GoOD RELIABLE TOURING CAR. S That's the oft-expressed - verdict of users of ADAMS' CHOICE PASTRY °AND ...
FISH STANDARD BY MEASUREMENT. New Method Proposed. Interest to Local Fishermen. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
FISH STANDARD BY MEASURE MENT. New Method Proposed. Interest to Local Fishermen. The proposed gazettal .of a mini mum lengthl at which certain fish may legally be caught, either by rod and line or net, marks an innovation in this State. At present the. change is contem plated with regard to the following fish only:-Bream, 8in. from 5oz.; flathead, 12in. (40oz.); garfish, 9in. (1oz.); mullet, 81in. (2oz.); schnap per, 10in. (12oz.); English and other non-indigenous trout, ilin. (8oz.); whiting, ilin. (4oz.); cray fish, 11in. (9oz.). In each instance the fish is to be measured from end to end, except garfish and crayfish. For garfish the length from the end of the upper jaw to the centre of the tail is to be. taken, and for crayfish, from a spot-between the eyes to the end of the tail. The effect of the new departure will probably be to raise the minimum slightly. The most marked increase appears to be the size adopt-d for flathead,l12 inches, and will re'?il't: in:shutting :out of th...
BRITONS AND GERMANS. Interesting Extract from English Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
BRITONS AND GERMANS. Interesting Extract from English Journal. The "Printers' Register," a journal issued in the interests of the trade in Great Britiin, arrived by mail on Wednesday. The following extract will be of particular interest to our readers in view of the war: "It is interesting to recall at this m ment that when the maqter print-k er? visited Germany in the middle of' July, the Berlin Master Printers' As sociation entertained the visitors at lunch. So pleased were the Britons at their reception, and at what they had seen, that they sent a telegram to the Kaiser in the following words: The Federation of British Master Printers, assembled at Leipzig Exhi bition, send respectful greetings to your Imperial Majesty, praying that the Divine Blessing may coitinue to rest on the German Empire and its Sovereign.--William A. Waterlow, pre sident; On July 16th, his Imperial Majesty, through his Minister, Count Wedel, telegraphed the following reply: His iMajesty the German Emperor ...
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. A large numbler of Queeusland Itroops, with their Conmmandiig Offi cer, Colonel Lee, attended a special ser\vice of Holy Commnunion in Holy Trinity. lst Sunday at 7 n.m. The f?et of this being the lust service in Australi, emplhisises the solemn ity of the gathering. The Vicar has received ai appre ciative letter from Colonel Lee, in which hie expresses his thankfulness that daily intercessions are being of fered up during" the war, and euds with the brief words--"The Empire muiist- will" Special ser-ices will be held \ini IHoly Trinity to-morrow, in connec tion with I-Hospital Sunday Fiund. The Vicar will preaich bioth mnorninug and evening. The Sunday school .-chlolars are having an egg service. The offer lugs it this service are to go as in previous years to the Children's I-lome at Brighton. The Girls' IFriendly "'i~d IMlen's Societies coullcted with it.e Chuirch cf England carried out ;i combined garden fete last Satturilay. in tile gounds of ...
SMUGGLING ALLEGED. Remand Granted. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
SMUGGLING ALLEGED. Remand Granted. Onl Thursday, before Messrs. Arm strong (chairman), Testro, .and Howe, J.'sP., John Rogers, al middle aged man, was charged with unlaw fully having in his possession cCr aini smuggled goods, to wit, four hats, contrary to the Customs Act 1901-10. Constable Brown stated that on Monday whilst the Persic was berth ed at Williamstown, it was ascer tained that a considerable portion of thie cargo had P)een broached, in cluding a case of hats. From infor motion received, he with Detective Inspector Gleeson and Customs Offi cer Hook. visited aceused's residence. As the case would have to be heard by a Police Magistrate,. he applied for a remand until thIe 9th November. The renmand was granted. Mrs. Louisa 3'Intyre. of Station-street.. entered into the niecessary recogni sance. £25.
Presbyterian. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
Presbyterian. On Sunday at the Bridge-street Presbyteriin Church the subject of disco.ire at 11 a.m. will be "The Attitude of Jesus to Sulffering." At seven o'elocik " special sermon deal ing with "Our men at t ihe front and those :it the Base," should prove of cgreat interest. Other fixtures for the day are advertised.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
RELIEVES AT ONCE. "I have always found Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy an absolutely shfe remedy for colic * and diarrhoea," says Nrs' Julia Wakely, 78 Ball Street, Wanganui, N.Z. "For many years I suffered from colic pains, but since using Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhcea Rtemedy find that my general health is much improved for it relieves suffering at once.'' Sold by E. Parsons, grocer, Bay Street. COLDS ON THE CHEST. "'My little son was a great sufferer from bad colds on the chest," says Mr. Gronow, Station Street, Seymour, Vic. "At times he ivas so lad that he would be just cho'king for breath and nothing I tried for him, seemed to give himi 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. CAUGHT IN THE ACT and ar...
NOT DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
iNOT DEAD. The big red touring car struck a pedestrian, rolling himn in the mud and maltreating him in general. The owner ran back, greatly excited, after stop ping the car. "Is he dead?'' he asked anxiously of the medical man who was attending Sthe victiim. "Oh, no!"' replied the doctor cheer fully. "He's not dead. He's merely run down.'" -
GIRLS' GUILD DISPLAY. A Great Success. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
GIRLS' GUILD DISPLAY. A Great Success. Upwards of 200 people gathered together at the Ross-street Baptist Church, on Wednesday week, to wit ness the Girls' Guild display. Rev. P. J. Masters occupied the chair. The girls have been working hard throughout the session, which was evidenced in their final rally. The audience comprised several well known physical culturists, and their remarks were of a highly apprecia tive character of the efficiency with which the vounlg people went through the various exercises. The following programme was the order of the evening:-Dumb bells, wands, clubs, marching together, with the musical part, contributed to by Mr. W. Miller, overture; Mr. J. Carse, song, "Nelson"; Miss Comnolly, re citation; Mirs. P. J. Masters, songs, "Tlhe Gift." and "An Emblem"; Miss Connolly, .ong, "Rosary"; Mr. A. Bond. songs. "Deathless Army,"' and "The Echo. An item, which capltivated the audience, was the reudering of violin solos by Master Bruce Warren. The following priz...
ELECTRIC LIGHT FAILS. Community in Darkness. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
ELECTRIC LIGHT FAILS. Community in Darkness. Through some disarrangement of machinery at the works of the M[el bourne City Council on Sunday night, Port Melbourne was temporarily placed in darkness. The incident happened at 10 minutes to eight o'clock, the light being revived at 8.15. At the time the picture theatres were well filled with people, whilst the streets were more than usually thronged by soldiers and persons visiting the foreshore, the attraction being the ships in Port. At the Bicycle Club and numerous private houses where the light is installed, the first indication that anything was about to happen was the gradual de scendancy of the energy's brilliancy, then suddenly it disappeared from view. Those indoors made for the streets, where it was seen the lights also had disappeared, the only ray beilng from the gas pilots under shop verandahs. At the Port picture theatre gas lights supplied tempor ary light, and the audienlce were en tertained by selections from the orche...
BAY STREET BEHAVIOUR. Doubtful Offender Discharged. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
BAY STREET BEHAVIOUR. Doubtful Offender Discharged. On Thursday, before Messrs. Arm strong, Testro, and Howe, J.'sP., *a young man named Bernard Ml'Curtin was charged with behaving in an of fensive manner in a public place on the 21st inst. Constable Walsh stated that at 9.30 on the night ill question he saw a gang of youths, 16 or 17 in num ber, who came along Bay-street "kicking up a terrible row." They were rumling in and out of the shops and creating a disturbance. He gave chase and captured M'Curtin. Sergeant Sims stated that with Constable Walsh he walked down the street on the opposite side. When Walsh approached there was a scat ter. So far as he'could see accused and the constable ran simultaneously. M'Curtin, on oath, denied being with the crowd or klnowing any of them. He was coming from the pier, and saw a lot of lads running over Liardet-street. They passed and left him in the rear, when the constable caught hold of him. Walsh, on being recalled, said he could mgot be c...
"UNCLE SAM." Melbourne Cup Prospects. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
"UNCLE SAM." -4 Melbourne Cup Prospects. By "Sterling." Uncle Sam's win in the Caulfield Cup was immensely popular ill Port Melbourne. almost every "sport" who professed to know a good horse when he saw one racing. being with "Sam' over the Cup journey. Their judg ment was right, aind, with racing as with most things., good judgment brings cash with it. HIowever, hard the ring-men were hit over the vic tory, it is not to be compared with what they would have got had a favorite horseman been on the dual whiner's back. Thousands believed in the horse, but were without the confidence in tlhe rider, a factor which turicd their fancy to other steeds. Tuesday week, November 3rld, is Melbourne Cupl day, and Uncle Sam is already proclaimed the wilnner by ani army of supporters. There is an equal army that favors Ulva's Isle. Indeed, when hig Cup prospects are discussed, punters only seem to argue on the rival chances of these two horses, forgetting for the time that "there are otlhers." Bot...
THE REPLY. The Town Clerk and Surveyor, The Town Hall, Port Melbourne, Oct. 30/14. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
THE REPLY. The Town Clerk and Surveyor, The Town Hall, Port Melbourne, Oct. 30/14. Dear Sir,-.I have received your letter of yesterday's date, in connec tion with this company's application to be allowed to erect a water crane for the purpose of watering the streets in the neighbourhood of the company's works, thus benefiting many others beside ourselves. It is a matter for surprise and re gret that so many conditions are sought to be imposed, making diffi culties in the way of our carrying out this beneficial work; and under the circumstances we shall not pro ceed with the matter any further. We are, yours faithfully, For Swallow & Ariell Ltd., F. J. DERHAM, Assistant-Manager.
CONDITIONS IMPOSED. REJECTED BY FIRM. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
CONDITIONS IMPOSED. REJECTED BY FIRM. Messrs. Swallow and Ariell have handed us the following correspon dence, written since the Council meeting, for insertion : Town Clerk's Office, Port.Melb., Oct. 29/12. F. J. Derham, Esq., Manager Messrs. Swallow & Ariell. Dear Sir,-In reply to your letter dated 27th inst., and your conversa tion with me this morning on the same subject, . the Town Council have consented to the erection of a water crane by your company in Princes-street for the purpose of filling'their water cart from their sea water main upon conditions to be approved by myself as town sur veyor. In the interest of the Coun cil I think that your company should agree to the following conditions be fore commencing to erect this water crane : z. The pillar to stand on the kerb line, *the arm to-be swivelled, and .when not in use to be turned parallel to the kerb line and locked in that position. .2; A stand for the water cart, paved with 8in. pitchers with joints grouted w...
TO ALLAY DUST. LOCAL FIRM'S ENTERPRISE. SPIRITED ARGUMENT IN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
TO ALLAY DUST. LOCAL FIRM'S ENTERPRISE. SPIRITED ARGUMENT IN COUNCIL. An application from Messrs. Swallow- and Ariell Ltd., for per mission to erect a 3-inch hydrant on the side of the channel in Princes street, came before the local Council on Tuesday evening. Some time ago Messrs. Swallow and Ariell installed apparatus and a pumping plant for drawing salt water from the bay, to be used conjointly by the firm and the Council for street watering, the object being to allay the dust in thoroughfares lead ing to the firm's huge factory, where numerous .edibles are prepared. Last week a modern water cart, con structed of wood, was placed upon the roads in the vicinity, and those who saw the vehicle -in operation were amazed at the spray shed by 'a revolving table at the rear- of- the cart. Traversing Princes street the water was cast to the kerbing, on either side of the road, a distance. of 33 feet, the layer beingunifomni throughout. The only drawback experienced was the slow method o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
SKIN DISEASES, including Eczema, Pimples, Rashes, Boils, Chilblains, Ringworm, Shingles, Ulcers, Old Sores, have their cure in Rexona, the Rapid Healer. Sold in triangular pots at 1/6 and 3/. Ob tainable everywhere. SLUGGISH LIVER. "For many years I have suffered from sluggish liver," writes Mrs. W. Pfeiffer, Mount Pleasant, S.A. "I have tried several different things but have found nothing equal to Chamberlain's Tablets, for they make me feel thor oughly well again. In my opinion there is no better medicine than Chamber lain's tablets for disorders of the liver and stomach." Sold by. E. Parsons, grocer, Bay Street. 1 I f ;-l lll AI INI- --- --- ----I r IIEALTH AND STRENGTH go together. Strength is impossible without health. Everyone does not require great physical strength, but a strong vitality, steady nerves and mental energy-these every man and woman needs. The powers of mind and body are largely dependent upon the maintenance of a satisfactory state of the digestive organs. Whe...
A BAY STREET DRUNK. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
A BAY STREET DRUNK. ---- Albert Carlson, middle-aged, ap peared at the local court on Monday to answer for being drunk in Bay street on the 24th October. He pleaded guilty. Constable Wallace related .the clrcumstances-Carlson being drunk and bleeding from the head and nose. The magistrates, Messrs. Testro and Crichton, ordered his discharge.
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. NORTH PORTS v. NORTH MELBOURNE DISTRICT. (1st Grade, V.J.C.A.) [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. NORTH PORTS v. NORTH MELBOURNE DISTRICT. (1st Grade, V.J.C.A.) This match was brought to a con clusion last Saturday at Royal Park, when, in response to North Ports total of 118, the home team finished their innings for a total of 62, or 56 behind the North Ports. North Ports second innings re sulted in-a procession to and from the wickets, the side. being out for the small score of-38, of which G. Key; koe batted solidly for 21, made without a chance. With 94 to win, the District went in for a hit, and at the call of time had succeeded in scoring 58 for the loss of two. wickets, and were thus defeated- on the first innings by 56 runs. As the North District succeeded in winning their first match easily, this should give North Ports players great encouragement in their future matches. The team will be streogh ened to-day, and should render a. good account of themselves on their own ground. NORTH PORTS. First Innings ... .. . Ii8 Second Innings. J. Cummins, c, b_B...