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DRIVING FATALITY. Port Melbourne Lady Killed. Sister and Three Children Injured. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
DRIVING FATALITY. Pert Melbourne Lady Killed. Sister and Three Children Injured. As the result of 'a driving accident on Boxing Day, Mrs. Percy Hines, wife of an engine-driver residing at 83 Ross-street, Port Melbourne, met with her death under tl'agic circum stances. It appears that Mrs. Hines, who had gone with her thiree children to spend the day with her sister. Mrs Curtis, of Burwood-road, Biirwood, went for a drive in the latter's pocay jinker. During the journey, Mrs. Curtis got down to fix the pony's bit and while she was doing so, standing at the pony's head, the animal bolted. The shafts struck Mrs. Curtis, whu was knocked down. The pony gal. loped off and after going madly for about 100 yards, the jinker collided with a tree. The shock was so severe that the vehicle was completely wrecked and the four occupants were thrown on to the road. Mrs. Hines. carrying in her arms an infant girl, six months old, was pitched out hea vily on to her head, and lay on the road unonoscio...
Port Melbourne v. Newmarket. P. A. F. S. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
. Port Melbourne v. Newmarket. P. A. F. S. TLie above match was concluded on Saturday last at Newmarket, Ports winning by 8 wickets and 2 riuns, after drawing of first innings. The scores were as follows:-Ports, 121 and two for 46 (J. Deas, 46 and 2; J. Blair, 1; W. :Mitchell. 26; W. M'Pherson, 12, not out). Newmarket -121 and 44 (Johnson. 66. not out, and 7; Diston. 26 and 7; Roberts, '9 for 60, hat trick; J. Deas, 4 for 25; W' Deas, 2 for 25.) In the last three matches played by Ports, they have drawn on, the first innings, but on two occasions have succeeded in winning two of them, and just missing a win for the other by the call of time. J. Deas batted well for his 46, not giving a chance. Fred. Roberts bowl ed well on the second day, taking:7 wickets for 19, including the hat trick, which cost members a "bob" each. Ports now have a spell until the 10th January, 1914, when they meet Footscray at r rear of Port:' ground. j
ITEMS OF NEWS. Sausages Made by Electricity. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. Sausages Made by Electricity. The uses to which electricity is put are many and varied in character. Nothing seems too large and nothing too small for its energy to be direct ed to. An instance of how easily the electrical power can be employed is afforded in the premises at 416 Bay street, occupied by Mr. F. Daws, butcher. In a special building which he has erected in the rear of his shop there Mr. Daws has installed an elec trically-driven sausage machine. The motor is of three horse-power, en abling the proprietor to turn out, if need be, about five or six cwt. of meat every 'day. There are three opera tions in the manufacture of the fin ished product, and all are carried on at a maximum of speed, and with a minimum of smell, sound or heat. The chamber in which the sausages are turned out is delightfully cool and clean. Now that day consumers are wanted for the electricity in Port Melbourne, other tradesmen might profit by the example set them by Mr. Daws. Port Mel...
Graham-str[?] Wesleys' C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
SGraham-st r sleys C.C. stioca1 ast 8itiird week; concludei "· match with Clifton Hill, ar , defeated by an innings and 4? Graham-street scored 56 in the second innings, to which total R. M'Donnell contributed 13 and R. Douglas 18. There will be no match to-day, ow in to the holidays, but next Saturday the. Wesleys play High-street at Nori.hcote.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
PIGTURE THEATRE, ,CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN EVER YEVENING, SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMMES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE WEEK NIGHTS and MATINEES (Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Matinee, 2.30. SPECIAL NOTICE TO CHILDREN.. Doll for Girls, and Cricket Set for Boys, given to the holders of winning numbers at Saturday's Matinee. Star Picture for Sunday THE S0ERCEAN1 SECRE T STAR FILM for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: PRINCESS ELENA'S STAR FILM - for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: IN PERIL OF THE LAW, Also the Greatest Australian Picture Ever Produced AUSTRALIAN SKIES. To be seen at Port IMVlelb. Theatre only, Complete Change of Programme, Monday & Thursday. SPECIAL NOTICE TO PATRONS: The Management beg to notify that New Electric Fans are now erected throughout the Theatre for the comfort of patrons, thus making it one of the Coolest and Best Ventilated Theatres around Melbour...
Port Melbourne Protestant Alliance C. C. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
Port Melbourne Protestant Alliance C. C. Played at Hurst's Bridge. Hurst's Bridge batted first and made 117 runs in two hours. A. Glennen made 48, P. O'Dea 19, W. Boucher 11, and W. Reed 8. The bowling was done by A. Douglas, 2 for 16; W. Mitchell, 1 for 9; J. Macpherson, 2 for 27; and W. Macpherson, 1 for 12. This left the Ports one hour to make their total. and the instructions from the Captain were to adopt hard hitting methods, but they could only reply with 94. The chief scorers were G. Baird, 27 not' out; E. Yates, 23; J. Mitchell, 12, and W. Macpherson, 9. Their bowling was done by A. Glennen, five for 31, and W. Reed, four for 23. The team had a good day's outing, and it has to thank the Brothers Mit chell for arranging same. The teams had songs from G. Baird, G. Rayson, J. Macpherson and M. Nathan whilst away from town.
AMONG THE CHURCHES. Presbyterian Church. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
AMONG THE CHURCHES. Presbyterian Church. To-morrow the minister will preach special sermons for the New Year. On" Sabbath week, January 11th, the evening service will be one for young men and young women. During the summer time services will not exceed one hour and five minutes' duration. Holy Trinity. The services to-motrow will be-? oly Communion, 8 and 11 a.m.; morning prayer, Ii o'clock; evening prayer, 7 o'clock. Preacher: The Vicar. The Xmas tree held on December 20th resulted in a profit of 110, which went to augment the fund in aid of the chancel debt. Salvation Army. Ensign Sing, who has been in charge of the local corps for the past 12 months, is being transferred from the district. Fare well meetings are being held on Sunday and Tuesday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
Wyatt's SE, OUR NEW FURNITURE STORES, Wyatt's 91-93 GRAHAM STREET, POliTl MELBOURNE. Wyatt's THEY ARE THE FINEST IN THE DISTRICT. WEVERY DESCRIPTION OF Wyatt' HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE W yatt's ...,.....IN STOCK. Wyatt's Second-hand Furniture; BWvaes B~OUGHT, SOLD OR EXCHANGED. Wyatt's Branch Shop, 15 OROOKFORD STREET. Wyatt's 'PHONE, 7113 CENT. IF YOU WANT SATISFACTION, VISIT THE EASY CYCLE & M OTR WORKS AT 57 CROCKFORD STREET. HIGH-CLASS RELIABLE CYCLES AND MOTOR CYCLES, Built to YOUR OWN ORDER AND SPECIFICATION. Cash or Exceptionally Easy Terms. Very small deposit and small weekly instalments. MOTOR CYCLES-PRECISION, T.D.C., JAP, ACME, ARNO or SAROLEA-from one-third deposit, and 10/- weekly. SECONDHAND MACHINES OF EVERY DESCRIP TION-THOROUGHLY OVERHAULED AND RENOVATED-on hand, from -1 deposit and 3/- weekly. Estimates given for all Classes of REPAIRS. WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED. ALL SUN 'DRIES AND ACCESSORIES STOCKED. Your Old Machine Taken in as Part Payment for New Ones. Come and...
THE YEAR'S ACCOUNTS. The Town's Income and Outlay. Where the Money Has Gone. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
THE YEAR'S ACCOUNTS. The Town's Income and Outlay. Where the Money Has Gone. The statement of receipts and ex penditure for the year ended Septem ber 30th, 1913. was submitted to the members at the meeting of the Town Council last week-Cr. A. L. Page, the Mayor, presiding. It is interest ing. to glance over the items and see how the money has come in and how it has gone out, as the different items on the financial statement show. Uinder the heading "Municipal Fund Account" the items are as follows: Receipts. To bank balance from year 1911 1912, £335/11/2; general rates-ar rears £44/1/7, current 1912-13 £9063 10/-£9,107/11/7; rates twice paid, £4; rights-of-way (construction ac count), £13/16/1; asphalt paving. £1 6/11; interest-on rates £14/16/9, right-of-way account 2/11-£14/19/ Sd.; market reserve-ground rent of leases £1SS/12/S, market dues £31 3/3-£219/15/11; weighbridge (lease of), £4; hlplls-Town Hall rent £244. 4/6. Excelsior Hall rent £191/8/8 £435/13/2; licenses-drays, hack...
COURT SANDRIDGE, A.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
COURT SANDRIDGE, A.O.F. A smoke night was held at the dis pensing hall by Ct Sandridge on Thursday. 18th December. There was i g'ood attendance including mem bers .of other Friendly Societies. After the toast of the King had been loyally responded to, a good pro gramme of musical items was rend ered by-Bros Cook, R. Butler, Scrir ener, Wilson, Patterson, Howe, R. Smith, Tucker, Holland, Lawson and H-ill, many of the items being heartily encored. The toast of "The Friendly Societ ies" was proposed by Bro W. Howe, who heartily welcomed the visitors. The following responded.-M- r E. Butler (Rechabites), Mr. Cook (Druids): Bro. Tucker (Ct. Albert), Bro. Wilson (Ct. Forest of Dean), Bro. Cdghlin (Ct. Prince of Wales), and Bro. from Ct.. Richmond. The gathering dispersed after singing "Auld Lang Syne." Bros. R. Youne. E. M'Convill, and others deserve cre dit for the success achieved. Regret was expressed - at the ab sence of. Biros. H. N. Edwards and A. L. 'Scollay;,: the .'veteran office...
CRICKET. Railway United C. C. V.J.C.A.—3rd Grade. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
CRICKET. Railway United C. C. V.J.C.A.-3rd Grade. The above club concluded their match with the Howe Crescent, last Saturday week, the game'ending in a win for the Crescents by 25 runs on the first innings, after a most ex citing finish. When stumps were drawn on the first day, the scores were:--Railway United, 95; Howe Crescent, five for 89. Continuing on the second day, the eighth wicket fell at 93, the ninth at 101, and the last at 120. With a deficiency of 25 runs, the 'Ways commenced their second in nings, and, after hitting up 83 runs, for the loss of seven wickets, closed their innings at five past 5. thus giv ing the Howe Crescents 59 to win, and 55 minutes to bat. The Crescents in their second attempt commenced cautiously, but Cardwell and Edwards soon broke through their defence, the fourth wicket falling for 16, the sev enth at 31, and the ninth at 38. With only nine minutes to play, Dyett, who was suffering from a poisoned hand, sacrificed his limb and joined Curwen, and...
PORT MELBOURNE MERCHANT INJURED. Horse Frightened by Motor Car. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
PORT MELBOURNE MERCHANT INJURED. Horse Frightened by Motor Car. Mr. J. R. Barnes, furniture dealer, 365 Bay-street, Port Melbourne, was the victim of an accident at North Essendon on Sunday, which was for tunately less serious than at first ap peared to be the case. He was driv ing a furniture van in which were seated his wife, his sister and her husband, all of them having been holi daying over Christmas at a place be tween Ascot Vale and Broadmeadows. While they were passing a hotel the horse shied at the flapping of a large cover which had been placed over a motor standing there. Mr. Barnes got down to quieten the horse, and while doing so he was crushed by the frightened animal against a fence. one of the wheels of the van going over his right leg at the ankle. His right arm, shoulder and leg were badly bruised, but fortunately the horse came to a standstill and fur ther trouble was averted. As it was, Mr. Barnes's escape from more seri ous injury. wa? proe;identi,?lj -ie convey...
"HOPPY CHIPS!" "Oldest Resident in Port Melbourne." Young Men Fined For Annoyance. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
"HOPPY CHIPS!" "Oldest Resident in Port Melbourne." Young Men Fined For Annoyance. A batch of six young men appeared before the local court on a charge of behaving in an offensive manner in a public place. Their names were John Caldwell, Harry Hennuingson, Ray mond Birch, Michael Howlett, Daniel McCourt and Thos. Duffy. They pleaded not guilty. The evidence given by the police was to the effect that accused were annoying an old man named William Kenyon, by calling him "Chips," and "Hoppy Chips," and throwing stones after him. The stones were thrown simply to annoy him and not to strike him. McCourt and Duffy were not nearly as bad as the rest and did not throw stones. William Kenyon, who hobbled into the witness box, leaning heavily on a stout stick, said he had lived in Port Melbourne for about 60 years. In answer to Sergeant Nugent, witness said "He was the oldest resident in Port Melbourne, and the hardest working man in the world." Each of the accused went into the witness box a...
TOWN COUNCIL Dredging the Lagoon. Hawkers' Deputation Received. Fishermen's Bend Complaint. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
TOWN COUNCIL Dredging the Lagoon. Hawkers' Deputation Received. Fishermen's Bend Complaint. A deputation was received from the Hawkers' and Dealers' Union on the subject of licenses and market dues. Mr J. Walsh, ex-president of the Union, said the object of the depu tation was to put before the council the fact that they should make great er provision for the sale of food stuffs in the town. They wanted the council to support them in the claim they were making to have an annual license of £1 instead of the present system of market dues. The hawkers wanted to know if it would not be possible to issue licenses to traders in fish, fruit, and vegetables in Port Melbourne for £1 a year, and do away with market dues. There was no market place in Port Mel bourne. Cr Sinclair.-Yes, a market, nlace. but no market. Mr R. Bowes also spoke in sunnort of the claim made. He said there were 5,000 hawkers in Victoria, and 4,999 of these would prefer to pay the annual license rather than the market ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
GRIPES IN HORSES "Some time ago our horse was down with a bad attack of Gripes," says AMiss E. J. Coles, Major's Creek, N.S.W. "I tried several remedies but they had no effect; as a last resource I gave the horse three teaspoonsful of Chamber lain's Colic ~(jl Diarrhoea Remedy and noticed an improvement immediately. He was soou able to stand and now is as well as ever." Sold by E. Parsons, 161 Bay-street. CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO GOD LINESS A clean bady induces a clean mind. A clea, body is attained by the use of water and a good soap. The oni; question is 'What Soap'" Rexona Soap is the best soap. Its manuictsture is the most modern and the most sientific. It combines the qualities of the best germ destroying powers with the most dainty odor and "ippearance. Rexona Skin and Facial Soap is the only medicated soap which is pleasing as a general toilet soap. A daily bath with water and Rexona Soap makes the user clean. He is not only free from dirt, but free from disease germs. His clea...
MISS HURLEY'S JUVENILE DISPLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
MISS HURLEY'S JUVENILE DISPLAY. A delightful juvenile display took place atl the South Melbourne Town Hall,. when .e pupils of Miss Iley of ldances. IThe performance of the children redfloted the greatest credit on their teacheer and the little ones sliowed their gratitude by presenting Miss 11urley with a handsome dia mond spray. Presentations were also made to Miss Julie Ilurley, Miss Cus ack, pianist, and Miss Paterson, dressmaker. The chair:i:as taken by Mr. leahan. Among the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Sangster, M.L.A., and Mrs. and Mr. Russell. All the child ren carried out their parts to per fection. Clever little Ida Peet (the "Baby Wonder"), who took the house by storm, is a coming little star performer. Miss May Harris, who was recalled many times, has considerable talent. She can display seven kinds of dancing. Miss Annie Willc:cek, little Tim Heggerty, and Miss Vera Quinn, all danced well. The last-amed ihad as her best dance, the Merry Widow waltz. Miss Vio let Eltamn feat...
THAT SETTLED IT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
THAT SETTLED IT. A young woman reporter on a coun try paper was sent out to interview '.eading citizens as to their politics. "May I see the gentleman of the house?" she asked of a large woman who opened the door at one residence. "No, you can't, answered the matron decisively. "But I want to know what party he belongs to," pleaded the girl. "Well, take a good look at me," she said sternly; "I'm the party he be longs to."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
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OLD PORTONIAN DEAD. Son of Founder of "Swallow & Ariells." [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
OLD PORTONIAN DEAD. Son of Founder of "Swallow & Ariells." ~1anuy Part 1Melboplrue residents w: pe. iiq n. O(. in.( th thtolL aumg ck,¢ tract, khully forwarded to us by Mir. E. S. Moulton, formerly of Port Mel bourne, and now stationed at West Townsville, North Queensland: "Swallow.-On the 24th October, at Ambrym, New Hebrides, John James, third son of the late Thomas Swal low, of Port Melbourne." In refe rence to the above notice of Jack Swallow's death in the New Hebrides, Mr. Robert Sturt furnishes the Cairns "Post" with a few particulars of his life. "I met Jack, with his brothers Will and Tom, a few days after my arrival in Australia in 1871, at the Church of England Grammar School, Melbourne. We lived in the same direction, he at Port Melbourne and I at South M'lbourne. and we daily walked to school and back until 1876, when I left school and he joined his father's business at Port Melbourne. His father, the late Thomas Swallow, was the founder of the firm of Swallow a...
A 44 HOURS' WEEK Mayor's Motion Fails to Find a Seconder, and Drops Without Discussion. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 January 1914
A 44 HOURS' WEEK Mayor's Motion Fails to Find a Seconder, and Drops Without Discussion. Mayo,: Page presided at the last meeting of the Town Council for 1913 held on December 23. One of the chief item, of interest was the mayor's motion regarding a 44 hours' week for mu:icipal employees. In moving the motion, which came on late in the night. the mayor said his proposal wta in the following terms: -"That this council reduces the hours of labor of its employees from 48S to 44 hours per week, to commence from January 5, 1914." He contended th; t this was a very different motion fr m the one which he had last moved Some of the councillors had su,?,v~ ted on the last occasion that hi hanc endeavored to place them in a hole. If that were the case, then he himsel? would surely be inl a greater hole. seeing that he was the mover of the motion. Con tinuing, the Maypr said the majority of the public were not edueated at present time up to a 44 hours?' week. and it should be the duty o f labor...