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PATRIOTIC MOVEMENT. OLD CALICO FOR WOUNDED REQUIRED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
PATRIOTIC MOVEMENT. OLD CALICO FOR WOUNDED REQUIRED. Numerous residents will be glad to hear that they can help supply one of the most pressing needs of the war hospitals. Old calico is badly wanted. Almost everybody can spare some useful clean parts of old sheets, pillow cases, table cloths, handkerchiefs, or table wear. It should be remembered that every thing at the hospitals is new, un washed material, hence the urgent need for soft, old cloths for the wounds. If parcels of- material suitable for this purpose are brought to the Port Melbourne town hall they will be sorted and packed by the patriotic committee, and we are sure that the comfort which their use will give the brave men fight ing our battle cn distant battle fields when wounded will be sufficient reward to the givers. The lady members of the Mayor's patriotic committee are also collect ing material for the same object.
FORESHORE PICNICKERS SCATTERED A SWIM AND RESCUE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
FORESHORE PICNICKERS SCATTERED BY BOLTING HORSE. A SWIM AND RESCUE. Just before seven o'clock on Cup night whilst a large number of picnic ers, chiefly family parties frbm other suburbs, were seated about the fore shore, a fine upstanding chest~nut horse galloped at full speed into their midst, creating a panic. After pareering about it took to the water and swam out to sea. Passing the Ozone landing it commenced neigh ing, its whinnying sound causing a weird thrill to overcome the specta tors.on the foreshore and pier. It was evidently in great distress when Mr. T, Holland, who had gone to its rescue, turned its head with his motor boat, and eventually directed its course to shallow water in a completely exhausted condition. The horse, it is believed, bolted from Caulfield, and is said to be a valuable animal. - As the oirner could not be found it was placed in livery by Constable Brown.
GRAHAM STREET WESLEYS [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
GRAHAM STREET WESLEYS After a two weeks' spell Graham street engaged Fairfield Methodists at Port Melbourne last Saturday, in weather which made enthusiasts weep. The locals won the toss and waded to the wickets first. With a vigorous innings of 30 by J. Turner, and a solidly made 28 from Norman Carnie as tlhe chief items, the moderate score of 0oo was registered before the last wicket fell. Only one over was bowled to the Fairfield batsmen, in which W. Rendall secured one wicket for ode. run, when a particularly "wet "' shower 'drove the players from the ground, and their ardour being con siderably damped by this time, they did not venture to return, and left the conclusion of the match till to-day, when, weather conditions being normal, an interesting finish is expected. To Messrs. McDonnell, Turner and Riach has been allotted the honor of preparing the playing grobund for to-day's engagement.
RAILWAY UNITED v. SOUTH PORTS. V.J.C.A.—Third Grade. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
RAILWAY UNITED v. SOUTH PORTS. V.J.C.A.-Third Grade. The third round in the competi tion was commenced on Saturday, when the above teams met on the ground of the latter. There was a delay of half-an hour in starting,. owing to the rain and also the non appearance of one of the umpires who should have officiated. The Railway's captain, winning the toss, decided to bat, sending in Tyretl and Reilly, who made 29 before Reilly (i7) was bowled by Rooney. McDon ald going inenext, soon brought the score to 73 before he was dis posed of for 31, being caught off Ryan. Cardwell, who was next in, had only been at the wickets for a short time when there was a heavy downpour of rain, and play was abandoned for the day with the Railways score at 2 for 8o, the not out men being Tyrell (25) and Cardwell (2). The match will be resumed to-day at 3 o'clock sharp.
Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
Notes. North players are requested to be on the ground early, so that an early start may be made. Supporters are asked to take a member's ticket to-day. The com mittee will be present to supply them. C. Hagblom showed that he has not lost any of his batting form by making 24 before being run out. His score. included three boundary hits. E. Keyhoe batted steadily for 2o, and is in good form. Bert Moon will make plenty of runs before the season is over. J. Stein made ii not out, and should be good for a number to-day.
PATRIOTIC SCHOLARS. HAND AND HEART OF THE CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
PATRIOTIC SCHOLARS. -----t-.p-- HAND -AND HEART OF THE CHILD. The Victorian State School Patrio tic League, comprising the thousands of State Schools, and tens of thous ands of school children of Victoria, are working most successfully on definite lines to render monetary as sistance to relief-funds and to teach, p?actically, something of the love and duty.owed to the Empire by all Australian children as well as adults. Already thousands of girls are at work- making shirts, socks, night ingales, scarves, cholera belts, etc., for use in hospital or at the front. Recently, the Hon. the Minister (Mr. T. Livingston), and the Direc tor of Education (Mr. Frank Tate, M.A., I.S O ), visited the St. Kilda Park School. One of the large rooms was packed with war material--'A veritable warehouse of underclothing and haberdasbery," remarked Mr. Tate. Both were touched and in terested with the messages the children had sent on the garments, etc. Cuffs and Balaclava helmets had the name of the giv...
AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE REGIMENTAL SONG. (Tune—"The Deathless Army.") [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE REGIMENTAL SONG. (Tune-" The Deathless Army.'.) We areo up and about at the peep of day, Our dear old mounts, we can hear them neigh, And these are the words that they seem to say: " We're the pride of the-Light Horse Army; " Fleet as the lightning, staunch as steel, "The urge of our riders' hearts we feel, " As we sheel and scout andgallop about "We're the wings of Australia's Army; "Flying on to certain victory, " Galloping off to war, - "With the hearts we love above us, "And the flag they love before." Sweeping for the dear old country, Cleaning, cleaning up for war, With the hearts we love behind us, And the flag we love before. There are lines to clean, there is work galore, Tents to tidy and bedding to store, Dishes to wash, and a d-- sight more For the boys of the Light Horse Army. Neddies to water, feed and groom, Irons to polish, stables to broom; Such are the joys that daily loom In the lines of the Light Horse Army. We're camped in-France, and it's...
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. SHoly Trinity. At Holy Trinity Church to morrow the Sunday School anniversary ser. vices will be held. The sermon will be preached in the morning by the Rev. C. H. Zercho, of All Saints' Grammar School, St. Kilda. In the afternoon at 3, the service will be conducted by the Rev. Canon Hancock, M.A., of St. Thomas', Essendoo. In the evening.at 7, Rev. Pascoe Wilson, M.A, Director of Sunday Schools, will preach. At all the services the singing will be led by the scholars. Special offertory for the Sunday School.
"KEY DOESN'T ALTER." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
"KEY DOESN'T ALTER." "They don't seem to alter the key at all," remarked Mr. Hester, J.P., at the court on Wednesday, after reading obscene expressions which Constable Synott alleged were used by a young man named Robert Watt on Cup night. Synott said he found Watt lying drunk on the beach shortly after midnight. He stood him up and he fell down. He picked him up again and he again fell. The third time he made use of the language complained of. Accused said he didn't remember anything about it. He was drunk. Mr. Hester: No excuse. Not a bit. You are fined zo/- or 7 days.
THE NATIVES. FORTNIGHTLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
THE NATIVES. FORTNIGHTLY MEETING. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Port Melbourne Branch of the Australian Natives' Association was held in the Dispensary lodge room on Tuesday evening. fhe chair was occupied by the president, Mr. M. J. Nolan. The principal business of the evening was the reception of the nominations for the various offices for the ensuing six months. Two proposals for membership were received. An amendment was moved and carried on cause 2 of the com mittee's report, and it was referred back to that body. It was decided to ask permission of the Dispensary Committee to erect a letter box in thE:building for the reception of letters, etc.
CRICKET. AMONGST THE JUNIORS. NORTH PORTS v FLEMINGTON AND KENSINGTON. (1st Grade, V.J.C.A.) [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
CRICKET. AMONGST THE JUNIORS. NORTH PORTS v FLEMING TON AND KENSINGTON. (Ist Grade, V.J.C.A.) North Ports began their second match last Saturday when th, y met the .Flemington aad Kensington on the Lagoon. Notwithstanding the rain there was a fair number of spec tators. North Ports won the toss, and 'E. Keyhoe and C. Hagblom opened the innings to the bowling of Parris and James. The wicket played easy, and, as a consequence the batsmen had all the best of it. Both batsmen scored freely, and re mained together until 41 appeared on the score sheet, when Haglhtom was unfortunately run out for a well made 24. Bert Moon filled the vacancy, and the total was carried to 53, when Moon .was caught for 9. Stein partnered E. Keyhoe, and another useful stand was made the total being carried to 7t, when E; Keyhoe was caught for a well-made 20. G. Keyhoe filled the vacancy, and after 4 runs had been added, r?tin prevented further play for the day, the-score standing at 75 for 3 wickets. Scores: N...
THE CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
THE CUP. Favored with fine weather Cup Day was spent at Flemington under most congenial conditions. Port Melbourne residents were greatly in evidence, the air of sociability being pronounced when old acquaintances met. Backers on the whole hada very bad day, many punters who reckoned on picking at least two or three, came home without seeing one of-their elect pass the winning post first. A few people in Port Mel bourne are known to have backed Kingsburgh for decent wins.
POLICE PURSUIT. REFUGE TAKEN IN HOUSE. CHARGE FOLLOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
S POLICE PURSUIT. - REFUGE TAKEN IN HOUSE. CHARGE FOLLOWS. At the local court on Wednesday Frank Jennings was charged with using insulting words on the 4th inst. SThe circumstances, as related by Constable Croft, and corroborated by Constable Synnot, were that at one a.m. in consequence of a distur bance they had occasion to chase a man, who took refuge in Jennings' house. They endeavoured to get him out, but Jennings, who had 8 ..' or g other men with him, asked what right they had to enter his premises. They said they had a perfect right ' but were jostled out, and when on the footpath accused used the insult ing expressions complained of: Constable Synnot, in answer to ,Jennings, admitted that they were told to get from the yard, as the latter's mother was ill. Mr. Hester, J.P.: What man was :you after ? One of those charged here to-day ? SSynnot: No. A man who broke away from us. We never got him ii again. Sergeant Sims: Why couldn't you get him ? Synnot: There were 8 or 9 men •...
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
IIELECGTRIC SPARKS. : Outsiders filled all places in the Cup. This is a change for ringmen, Swho have not had a good coup on Sthe big race for years. Kingsburgh's ?starting price was 20 to a. Upwards of 200oo intending excur -sionists were left on the pier on Cup day, the carrying capacity of the :: Ozone being insufficient to.cope with Sa "a fine weather rush." Wednesday week, November a8th, will be a public holiday in Port .Melbourne. On that day the "schools' and citizens' picnic will be Sheld at Lilydale. Tickets can now be purchased. : A "Cup day" penalty fell to the lot of William Tattersall, a ship's -:-visitor, at the local court on Tues : day, where Mr. Hester attended and imposed upon him a fine of [I, or 7 Sdays, for offensive behaviour. The foreshore was well patronized by picnic parties on Cup day. It is the "mother, father and children" type of picnickers that give preference to our water's edge. The crowd of :: merry-makers was good to look at. Mr. Mat. Conniff, secre...
ANNUAL PICNIC. LOCAL COMBINED SCHOOLS AT LILYDALE, NOV. 18th. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
S ANNUAL PICNIC. LOCAL COMBINED SCHOOLS AT LILYDALE, NOV. 18th. The arrangements for the com bined schools' annual picnic to be held at Lilydale on Wednesday, i8th November, are nearing com pletion. The subcommittee has drawn up a lengthy sports pro gramme to be carried out under the supervision of the committee and teaching staffs of Nott and Graham street schools, acting in conjunc tion. The Lilydale Progressiva 4ssocia tion have accorded their patronage and support, whilst the Brass Band have offered their services, which were readily accepted by the com mittee. The representatives of the com mittee visited Lilydale, and were well received by .the Progressive Association. A complaint was made by the residents of Lilydale about the destruction of plants and flowers in private gardens. This is to be regretted, and it is to be hoped that a recurrence of this sort will not take place, as the committeeis :desirous that the picnickers should' leave a good name behind them and uphold th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 7 November 1914
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