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A POPULAR CONSTABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
A POPULAR CONSTABLE. A large and representative gathering assembled at Harman's '"Ship" Hotel on Tuesday evening, the occasion be ing a send-off and presentation to Con .stable John Tope, who has been trans ferred to Ararat. Constable Boyd, who hail: \i;brkcd very hard to make the funcltiton a success, was unable to be present, owing to a family bereave meat. A letter, including a donation, was received from MAr. J. Donovan, of Lanuceston, who was a formor col league of the guest. Mr. A. Hester, J.P., presided, and on proposing the health of "Our Guest" referred to the many good qualities possessed by Constable Tope, both as a citizen and in his official capacity. He regretted the departure very much, and hoped that MJr. Tope and family would enjoy the same popularity in Ararat that they had in Port i1el bourne: The toast was seconded by Constable Dare and supported by Senior-Constable Maher, Constable Wil ekins, and Messrs. J. Davis, HI. Sander son, T. Williams, and W. Mahony. -, D...
The Local Baptists. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
The Local Baptists. Port Melbourne Baptists suffered their third defeat for the season on Saturday last, the *victors being the local WeslePs. The Baptists mina lacked the isystem in the first-half which they displayed to great advan tage subsequently. To-day, on the local ground, the team meets St. Jude's. Players are requested to be on the ground at 2.40 p.m. sharp, when the team will be picked from the follow ing: Mcelissock (capt.), :?olmes (vice capt.), Carse, Jones, Carter, Gardiner, Tindle, Smith, Gray, Stanford, Romn etsch, McKay, Seymour, Moulin, Coo per, Seivers, Losewitz, Woods, Fever, Garner, Lusch, Lovell, Ross. LITTLE SOUTH PORTS (1--1 BEAT ALBERTS (2-3).-Goal-kicker for South Ports, Ferris; for Alberts. Stan ford and Owens. Best for South Ports Ferris, Williams. Amy, Hulme, Merring ton, Mowlan, Johnson and Young; for Alberts- Stanford, Plate, Addicot, Foley and Owens.
Graham-street Wesleys v. Port Baptists. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
Graham-street Wesleys v: Port Baptists. This match took place before a great numnber of spectators, including the ministers of both churches, and many prominent members of their congrega tions. *The Wesleys, without signs of over-confidence, took charge of the play right from the start, and by good open football, had registered the long lead of 5.10 to 0.2, at half-time. After that the Baptists showed a desire to crowd the ball, and the Wesleys, having a big lead, naturally assisted them, and the play in this half was not nearly so at tractive. The game ended with the Wesleys at 5.14, and the Baptists, 2.4.. J. Greig, a local than, umpired the game impartially and well. Jottings. The Wesleys' shooting for goal. was very bad. This was accountable in some measure to a bad ball. Their goal kick ers were: R. Davis, S. Lewis, R. Goodon, A. Matthews, and F. Gadsby. H. Peter seaon :s play on the wing was excellent; he proved himself far too good for Lovell, the Baptist's wingstcr. The foll...
Railway United v. Camberwell. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
Railway United v. Camberwell. This match was played on the Port Melbourne ground on Saturday last, and resulted in an easy win for the local team by 59 points. The scores were:-Port Melbourne, 1U-16; Canmber Well; 3-5.. The goalkickers for Ports wereM. Murray (.2), Condon .(a), Laid law (2), Maloney, Guthridge, HIorseneil, ?roDbuald, :igd Taylor;' and amongst. the, best players for the side were CGuth'ridge, Horseneil, Laidlaw, McDon aid, Roberts, Cardwell and Laurie. Guthridge seems to have struck old form, his ruck work last Saturday be ing especially good. Roberts, who is again playing, was in fine fettle. The match to-day is against Yarra ville, at Yarraville, and not on the local ground. Players are requested to be on the ground not later than 2.45 p.m.
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. Perts (11-7) beat Essendon (7-16). A Fast and Strenuous Game. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
:THE- FOOTBALL SEASON. Ports (11-7) beat Essendon (7-16). A Fast and Strenuous Game. (By "Rover.") This match, when played at EssenL don. is always fought out to the bit ter finish by both sides, and last Sat urday's game proved no exception to the rule.. Ports kicked towards the pavilion at the opening, being slightly against the wind. On the bounce Cleland dashed out antd a fine kick was well marked by Walton, who scored a lovely goal.. The game was very fast, and the 'Dons scored goals through the agehicy of Ebbott and Hoare. After Merrick had missed a couple of chances, Walton was held and, receiving a "free," had no diffi culty in again pilating the ball between the uprights. The 'Dons succeeded in adding a number of minor points before the first bell rang. The scores at the close of the first quar ter were: Essendon, 2-7; Ports, 2-2. A fine exhibition of the game took place in the second term, and whilst Walton scored three "majors," the 'Dons succeeded in adding: two; and the...
TENNIS CLUB. Prospective Pennant Team. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
TENNIS CLUB. -4--- Prospective Pennant Tean. The annual meeting of the loc.l Ten nis Club was held on Saturday; Mr E. Freame .presided. The statemn nt of receipts and expenditure for the year ending 30th April, 1914, was preenuted, showing a balance in hand of £16/2/3. During the year the paviliol hadl been painted inside and out, new linoleum laid, and the fence round the courts re paired. These very necessary repairs should have been effected in previous years. The following oflicc-'bearers4 were elected:-Patron, A. .Rogers, I.L.A.; President, Cr. J. P. Crlebton; Vice-Presidents, J.. E. Earl, C. W. Briggs, and A. W. Priestly; Ioen. Sec retary and Treasurer, A. A. Bo:ld, 191 Dow-street; lion. Auditors, E. Freamo .and C. Trewavis; Delegate, 1R. Martin; Committee: Messrs. E. Freame, it. 1-?.sE ing and R. Martin, Misses E. and A. Unkles and E. Hawlkridge. One of the courts needs renovating and an effort is to be made this year to raise the uecessary funds. The club is desirous of ente...
STEVEDORE'S SUDDEN DEATH. The Kilpatrick Benefit. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
STEVEDORE'S SUDDEN DEI?TH: The Kilpatrick Benefit. The sudden death of a ste ,:dore. named Hugh Kilpatrick, will be fresh in the memories of residents of' Port Melbourne. In February last, j ist as he was about to begin worik ca the railway pier. lie collapsed aid died. within a few brief moments. of heart failure. The tragic occurrence natu rally came as a shock to his courades and friends. and the-kindly springs of lhumani syimpliathy for the plight of the widow ald children welled up from the-hearts of the stevedores. :But it was decided that those so pitiably bereft of the bread-winlc?in. liould know a praetical, and no purel:y sei tiienital. iympathy. A trip to Tas mania was made the first prize in an Art Union that was arranged aid the number of subscribers and the cordi ality infused into the movement may be gauged from the fact that the sale of tickets amounted to £92.; hen a benefit picture niigiht .ws carrie1 out. and this returned £14/12/9; while donations amounted to £11...
The Port Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
T'he Port Theatre. The "star" films at the Port Thea tre on Monday, Tuesday and Wednes day will be "The Lion Tamer," "[ Shall Repay,"'' and 'The Female of the Species"; and on Thursday, Friday and Saturday the stirring drama, "The Forest King'" will be screened. The comic element is also liberally provided in the programme. A great deal of public interest has beeh shown in the donation of foot balls and dolls to the respective win ners, male and female, in a guessing competition that is being held in con nection with the entertainment. The winners last Saturday were Fred Ben nett, of Albert Street, and John Del blridge, of Esplanade West. The ,lolls were carried off by Teresa Jmoylden, of Graham Street, and Alice Bennett, Al hert Street.
THE DRILL SHIRKER. The P.M. Again Comments. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
THE DRILL-SHIRKER. The P.M. Again Comments. Mr. Read Murphy, P.M., and Mr. Testro, J.P., dealt'with a batch-of of fenders under the Compulsory Drill law, at the local court on Monday last. Captain Derrick prosecuted. Harold Birch said lie went to the hall to get examined and failed. Captain Derrick: This examination for the seilior forces does not come into operation until July 1. The charge is in connection with the Cadet forces. He is 37 hours in ar rears. He was warned about that before. The P.M.: Will you drill three days. a week if I adjourn the case? Captain Derrick: I bring no cases before the court until I have given every chance. Mr. Murphy: If I send you boys to Queenscliff it's a' disgrace that re flects on your fathers- aiidmothers. They have made sacrifices to bring you up decently and given you the best education they can. The only return you can give is to act through, life to their credit. It is easy to do the drill it von take tIe whole, year to it. i Defendant: 1 w...
A. N. A. Our Local Branch. Metropolitan Committee's Finances. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
A. N. A. Our Local Branch. Metropolitan. Committee's Finances. At the meeting of the A.N A. last week, Mr. Mi. Quinn reported having at tended a meeting of the Metropolitan Committee,, on May 8. It was about the worst report he had ever had to make from that body, and the Chair man wound up by telling them that they were all liable. The loss in con nection with the last Exhibition was £2,600. It was one of the best ex hibitions ever put on from an edu cational point of view and one of the least appreciated. There wasoa great want of responsiveness on the part of the public. The A.N.A. had 38 branches in the metropolitan area and all weie sending delegates to the Metropolitan Committee. In round numbers the delegates represented 180,088 members. And yet the pur chase of tickets by the 38 branches worked out at less than Jd. per mem ber! However, they were td have £954 returned which had been given several years ago to establish the nucleus of a building fund; the Gov ernment had come...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
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NO "BASTILLE" COMMEMORATION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
NO "BASTILLE" COMMEMORA TION. At the meeting of the Town Council on May 12th, Cr. Russell objected to the expenditure of £5 as a donation to Empire Day celebrations, and gave notice of motion to the effect that a similar sum be given for the enter tainment of the children on July 14. At the meeting of the council on Tuies day last, he said lie did not properly understand the significaince of the date at the time. He believed it was the anniversary of the fall of the Bastille, and he thought that was not a matter they would care to indil-" cate in the minds of school children. -(Voices: No.)-He asked per mission, therefore, to alter the date to December 3, the anniversary of the Eureka Stockade. As far as the in culcation of Australian sentiment was concerned, he did not think they could choose a better date. He thought it was admitted on all sides that the political freedom they now enjoyed was won at the Eureka Stockade. Councillor Morris questioned whe ther they could give the mon...
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. To-morrow being Whit Sunday, there will be Holy Communion at 8 a.m. The preacher at the morning service will be the Rev. W. H. MKeie. In the evening the service will be con ducted by the Rev. R. J. Hayman, or ganising secretary of the Home 'Mission Fund. Presbyterian. As the church building is about to undergo extensive renovations for the next two months, the services to-mor row will be of special interest. They will be the last in the church till the re-opening on August 23, which will also be the jubilee. A .hearty invita tion is extended to all former members and adherents to unite in these ser vices. The morning will be the Conm munion, alnd the evening, Thanksgiving. Services will be held in the School Hall adjoining the chudch from Sabbath. June 7th.
ANGLICAN CHURCH. Outline of History In Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
ANGLICAN CHURCH. Outline of History In Australia. How many people now living know that part of the site now, occupied by the handsome st?ructuie known as Hi-oly' Trinity, in Bay-street; Port tennt in which church services were. conducted and that the summons to attend divine service was sounded from a bell suspended from the ridge pole? Yet such was the case; and this primitive place of worship sub sequently gave way to an iron build ing, and that in its turn to the pre sent substantial edifice of brick. These were a few of the interesting facts presented to a iumerous audi ence by the incumbent of Holy Trin ity, the Rev. Win. M'Kie, in a lec ture delivered in the school-room on Thursday week, on the Origin and Growth of the Church of England in Austra lia. The address was copiously illus trated with lantern slides and to An glican churchmen was an*educational treat. Chiefly remarkable and pride instilling, perhaps, was the fine, re fined type of countenance thrown upoii the screen ...
Brother Magistrates. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
Brother Magistra'tes. Mayor Page gives an amusing ac count regarding his reception by bro ther magistrates at the South Hel bourne Court :on Wednesday. The Mayor dtates thai business other thain that of:. adjudicating on the bench brought him to the Court House, bat that whilst there, as mayor of the neighboring municipal ity of Port Melbourne, he thought perhaps it would not be out of place to sit with his brother justices. En tering the magistrates' room, Cr. Page says he was greeted with a rather stern, "Well?" the enquirer being Mr. Baragwanath, J.P. "I don't want you," answered the mayor, who calmly placed his hat, top coat, and umbrella on the rack. "Are you going to sit on this bench," was next asked of Mayor Page, and he replied, "I am." 'Mr. Baragwa nath then said, according to the mayor's account, "Well, I can't sit with you.". The mayor retorted. "Why, have I done anything wrong?" and Mr. Baragwanath again asser ted that he couldn't sit with him. Mayor Page then said, "Yo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
PORT PIcE RE ",CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN EVERY EVENING. 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. CHILDREN'S PRIZE MAT NEE Every Saturday. Beautiful Dolls for the Girls. Footballs for the Boys. STAR FILMS for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: THE Lion Tamer. I Shall Repay. STAR FILMS for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: Forest ig. THE FE W LE OF THE TPE3IES. To be scr ned during the week: Dramas: An Evil of the Slums - Powers The Field Foreman - Victor Her Hand - - - - - A.B. Speak No Evil - - -S.i & A. Splendid Sacrifice - - Selig Comedy Drama: Saving the Old Homestead Selig Comedies: A Fool and His Money - Rex Butterfly and His Dog Urban Absent-minded Snob - - Cos. Short-Sighted Burglar - Folly Scenic & Interest - Harvest Mice and Wild Rabbits, Chrysanthemums (colored). Eclair J...
THE FORESTERS. "Princess May" Court. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
THE FORESTERS. "Princess May" Court. The eleventh anniversary of Court Priicess May was celebrated on May 19, by a social at the Albert 1I:li. South Melbourne. There was a. record attendance, and the social was . de cided success, both socialiy and .financially. Roy's string band was in .attendance, and supplied the music for the dancing. Great credit is due to the hon. secretaries (Sister Mr's. C. Moore amnt Bro. A. C. M'Conville), for the excellent manner in which they carried out the arrangements. Amongst the visitors present were re presentatives from Courts Princess of Wales. Carlton, Lady Denman.i Alex andra. Sandridge. Forest of Dean,. Richmond. Victoria. and Elsternwicik. During the evening. Bro. A. J. Deakes (Secretary of Court Forest of Dean). on .behalf of the sisters of' Princess 3May, presented to Sister Mrs. AM. A. Porritt (foundation mem ber) a gold bangle; and to Sister C. Alger, a clock for services rendered. Both ladies suitably responded.
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 May 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. Bravo Port Melbourne! A willing, gritty game. Results in merited victory. Every point tells, but the major counts as six. And that'is what told when the final bell rang. Ports crossed the goal line 18 times, but notched 1.1 goals; Essendon. 23 times past the line, had only 7 majors. Just what the "Standard" has been predicting. A cool, strong. systema tic game with the majority of scoring shots as mnajors, and the result is jubilation amongst faithful s.upport ers. The team should repeat the dose to-day. It would do well, however. not to leave too much to the last quarter. A benefit Novelty Night for ladies only will bIe held in the Town Hall, on June 17, in aid of the widow and family of the late Mr. Vorherr. The ladies connected with the bazaar to raise funds to assist the Port Melbourne. Cricket Club will hold a meeting in the Mayor's-room at. the Town Ilall on Monday evening. ---t-the meeting of tile Town Council on Monday eveniig, Cr. Morris, 'who is about to p...