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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 14 November 1914
WITH THE GREATEST CONFIDENCE. " It is with great pleasure I voice the praises of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy," writes Mr. William E. McK-y, Postmaster, Koromiko, N.Z. "I have always found it most effective in the treat ment of Diarrhoea and dysentery, and always have a supply in the house for family use. When I was storekeeping I used to recommend Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy to my customers with the greatest confidence." Sold by E, Parsons, grocer, Bay street. A VALUABLE RUB DOWN. " I am pleased to have this oppor tunity of expressing our gratitude and good wishes for your excellent remedy Rexona. Since I have had charge of the Newton Soccer Foot ball Club I have been using nothing but Rexona for massaging after train ing operations, and I am delighted with the results I have obtained from same.- All the Club swear by this line, and I can recommend it as an unsurpassed rub-down to all Athletes. " Every Training Room in Aus tralia should have a pot of Rexona...
BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 14 November 1914
BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC. The above school held their annual picnic at Bayswater on Cup Day. Ideal weather conditions prevailed. A special train left Graham at 9 25 a.m. conveying about 400oo picnickers to the picnic ground. Soon after arrival the children were seated on the green grass and indulged in the good things well prepared and handed round by the teaching staff The afternoon was chiefly devoted to a sports programme. A goodly number witnessed the events, al though the creeks and lonely spots of the thickly timbered country had their attractions. Of course quiet ness has its charm, but those who participated in the several events provided sport for many. However, the day's outing goes d6wn on record as being one of the best picnics ever held. The arrangements were adequately carried out by Mr. J. Carse (super intendent) and Mr. J. McKissock (secretary).
PORT MELBOURNE v. SANDRINGHAM. SECTION C. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 14 November 1914
PORP MELBOURNE. v. SANDRINGHAM. SECTION C. 3. The above, being undefeated in their se:tion, met last Saturday. In the first six ends Sandringham had by far the best of the game, scoring 27 to o10. After 16 ends were played the scores were: Port Melb., 44; Sandringham 41. Hart's rink again proved the heroes .of the game, finishing II up. Crowl came with a great fiqish, re cording one up; while Taylor hal a hard battle, and was just beaten by 4 The Ports thus. won by 8, it being their 4th' consecutive win. Scores : P.M.. SAND. 1. Drysdale, Canmusso, Croker, Crowl '. .. ... ... 25 ... - 2 .ymons, Gibb, Bone, Hirst - ... 24 Cacilli, Lott, Watson Hart 28 ... - o M Harry;'-~trekla4,-7Gam- *-- - eroan, VW6dward... ...- .. 17 3. Coulter, May, Barnes, Taylor 28 ... - SBecok, Aicken, Nicks, Wise man ... ... ... - ... 27 To tals ... ... ... 76 ... 68 To-daiy the 3.rinkers will meet Middle Park at Middle Park, and the A 4 will play Essendon on the local green. Players are requested to attend ea...
PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 14 November 1914
PATRIOTIC FUND. The additional donations ?o the Mayor's Patriotic Fund drc-7th contribution by employees of Borer and Co., [o; Mrs. R. and Miss Ivy Stephens, donation, result of raffle, £3 12s. 3d. A farewell to soldiers will be given in the local town hall on Ihe 28th inst., and soldiers departing with the second contingent, whlo are residents of the Port, are invited to forward their names to Mr. Heath, town clerk, and invitations will be sent. Mr. Geo. Dickson's concert in aid of the fund takes place on Monday night, and a full house is looked for ward to
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 14 November 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. Next Wednesday, Public holiday in the Port. Schools' and citizens' picnic at Li'lydale. "Support has passed all expecta tions in collection of goods and cash," says Mrs. Banton, one of the secretaries. Children and youths are urged to respect property and refrain from entering gardens or orchards at Lilydale in the good name of the Port. Persons desirous of selling on the licnic ground at Lilydale on Wednes. day can do so by paying 5/. to the honorary secretaries. To the H.M.S. Sydney has fallen the honor of accounting for the Ger man raiding ship Emden,.which has .ended a notorious career. Bravo Sydney. According to the Sydney "Sun," J. Begg, jdnr., playing with the Balmain District Cricket Club in New South Wales, scored 204 not out. Begg hails from Port Melb. Nominations for the Legislative Assembly cl?ose on MIonday). There is n·o-_entlio ?;caoditte to o°p pose Mr. Saniigster, the Labor nominee. Election dayis rhursday, November 26th. According to the Mayor more...
ANNUAL EXCURSION. PUBLIC HOLIDAY ON WEDNESDAY. THE DAY'S ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 14 November 1914
ANNUAL EXCURSION. PUBLIC HOLIDAY ON WEDNESDAY. THE DAY'S ARRANGEMENTS. Next Wednesday morning three special trains will convey scholars of State 'and private schools, and, it is hoped, a fair proportion of the scholars' parents as well, to Lilydale. where the annual picnic is being cele brated. The trains will.leave the beach station at 853, 9 8 and 935 a.m., stopping at 'Graham Street, North Port, Montague and Flinders street stations en route. The picnic committee this year was particularly fortunate in making ?an early start,'the honorary collectors obfi cash hnd goodsi.towards the functibn being out before the declara tion "of war. The result is that on Wednesday next those participt. ting in the outing will ba well lookJ J after. Hot water, milk and sug u will be provided all picnickers free on production of the ticjket issued. The sporting programme provides nine events each for boys and girls, in addition, to other contests for citizens and adults and novelty items. Entries f...
ARREST BAULKED. INTERFERING MAN FINED "LUCKY TO LEAVE WITH FREEDOM' SAYS P.M. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 14 November 1914
ARREST BAULKED. INTERFERING MAN FINED " LUCKY TO LEAVE WITH FREEDOM' SAYS P:M. John Bennett, on bail, appeared before Mr. Goldsmith, P.M.; and Messrs. T, Testro and J. P. Crichton, J'sP., on Monday, charged with unlawfully assaulting Constable Croft whilst executing his duty. Constable Croft said that at I 30 a.m...on the 4th, with Constable Synnot, -he heard a disturbance in Graham street at the corner of Prin ces street. They chased a man who ran through a lane at the back of Grahamstreet. They tried to pull him down from 'a fence, which he attempted to clfmb over, when accused came along and said "That's inmy brother, let him go " He'struck witness and then, taking an iron pin from a waggon, said "I'm in this." Accused was going to come at them witt the iron bar but other men there stopped him. Their prisoner escaped. Sergeant Sims: You were outnum bered ? Constable Croft: Yes. There were 8 or 9 men there. Constable Synnot gave corrobora tive evidence. Adrian Davis, for the defen...
BOWLING. PORT MELB. v. MOONEE PONDS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 14 November 1914
BOWLING. PORT MELB. v. MOONEE PONDS; With fine weather and a good green last Saturday the Port 4 rinkers met Moonee Ponds, the lead ing club its the section, at Moont. Poods, and were defeated by 2. Some of the Port players would do a lot better in the penant by attending mire to their practice than they are doing at present. . .Howe's rink-'was- again-- in great form, and tried hard to save defeat' by scoring 31 to Smith's 19. Johnson held his own with Maple-' stope, scoring 8 all.- Hayman was down 6 to "Lammy" Collings, an old Port player, while Wo6tton finished 8 down to .Young. The following are the scores: * .P. P.1\. 1. Hayes, Tattersbo, Dowlaun; Collings ... ... ... 28 ... - Wyatt, Jenkins, MicKean, . H-ayman... ......... ... 22 2. Major, Pownall, Holland, A. E.Young.. ... ... 5 ... Doyle, Campbell, Adams, Wootton .......... - ... 17 3. H. Young, Pattison, Fitzger aid, W. H. Smith ... 19 ... - Wilson, BStranaghan, Cleland, Howe ... ... ... - ... 31 4. Cab,,h, Davey, Swift, Ma...
GRAHAM STREET WESLEYS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 14 November 1914
GRAHAM STREET WESLEYS. Last Saturday Graham Street concluded their match with Fairfield, victory going to the locals by 24 runs on the first innings. Continuing their first innings,.Fairfield were all out for 76, or 24 less than Graham street's score ofloo. W. Rendall 3 for I2, R. McDonnell 3 for 18, A. Riach I for I1, and N. Carnie I for 21 shared the wick'ts.- Graham Street's second attempt yielded 58 runs, of which J. Turner made 22. Requiring 82 runs to win in half an hour, Fairfield decided to have a try, but with 6 wickets down for x8 -8 of which were byes-they were glad to give up the attempt at 6 o'clock, and leave the Graham street boys victors. Dave Drever 3 for 3, and W. Ren-. dall 3 for 7,. bowled exceptionally well. A great improvement in the locals' fie'ding wasnoticed, and it ishoped it will be permanent. To-day s, match is against St. George's Road, at Croxton. Graham street players are asked to catch 2 o'clock train.
MATRIMONIAL DIFFERENCE "OTHER PEOPLE'S TALK." "CHILDREN WILL ASK FOR 'MUMMY' OR 'DADDY.'" [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 14 November 1914
MATRIMONIAL DIFFERENCIE " OTHER PEOPLE'S TALK."' ",CHILDREN WILL ASK FOR ' MUMvIMY' OR 'DADDY.'" A young mtarried coup'e residing at Montague brought their differen ces to the local court on Monday, when Lydia May Kirby proceeded against her husband; John Thomas Kirby, for the maintenance of two. children, Irene May, six years, and John Thomas, aged three years. The parties were-of respectable ap pearance, and the two children for whom maintenance was claimed wereneatly attired. Mrs. Kirby said she had been parted from her husband, who was employed at the Dunlop Rubber Works, for a fortnight previously. Her husband received [2 i5/ per week. Her sister and aunt had been supporting her, and she did some lau.idry work. She did not claim anything for herself. She came to court because her husband told her to do so. - Mr. Goldsmith, P.M. (to defend ant): Wh did-yau tell your wife to 'go to courtt?. ou eem a y decent couple; . Defendant : Other people's talk is the cause of the whole trou...
DEATH OF MR. CHARLES HILDEBRAND. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 14 November 1914
DEATH OF MR. CHARLES: " . HILDEBRAND. -Residents of Port Melbourne, and .particularly the sporting cornmunity, will leain with the deepest regret the lamented death of Mr. Charles Hil debrand, secretary of the North Ports cricket club. Mr. Hildebrand had recovered from an attack of. quinsy;, ad- -although about, was not feeling himself in. health. On medical advise he went to Heales ville'for*a change, accompanied by his wife, who returned leaving Mr. Hilderbrand to stay on fora week or two. He wrote on Wednesday say ing that he was feeling muich better, but on Thursday inorning the. sad intelligence reached his family that be bad died. The deceased, whowas 45 years of age, took a healthy in terest in sport, particularly local cricket and football clubs, having acted as correspondent to the "Standard' and the morning dailies in connection with reports. during the fotballandcricket seasons He was esteemed asa straightforward, conscientious man, and the deepest sympathy is extended to...
EARLY MORNING DISTURBANCE. THROUGH OBSTRUCTION POLICE LOSE PRISONER. PENALTIES OF £7 IMPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
EARLY MORNING DISTUR BANCE. TTHIROUGH OBSTRUCTION POLICE LOSE PRISONER. PENALTIES OF[ 7 IMPOSED. Considerable interest was dis played at the local court on Thurs day when Percy Jennings, of 156 Stokes street, was brought before the Mayor (Cr. T. Smith) and Messrs. Howe, Armstrong and Testro, charged with assaulting a tram con ductor named William Robbins, and obstructing a constable in the execution of his duty, on the 4th of Nonverhr Sub-Inspector Shaw prosecuted, and Mr. Hoare defended Jennings. The evidence of Constable Synnot was that he in company with Con stable Croft, whilst in Bay street at I o'clock in the morning, heard shout ing and singing from the direction of the Graham street railway gates. They overtook a crowd of men near Hdrschell's, and endeavoured to arrest one, who gave trouble. The man struggled, and, breaking away, got into Jenning's yard. They caught and threwy him to.the ground, . we??& thej were otinumbered by med in theyard. Accused Jennings, who w...
A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
A.W.A. Miss Hodges presided over the last fortnightly meeting of the Australian Women's Association. Amongst business transacted were six propositions for membership and nomination of officers. h guessing competition, for prizes presented by Mrs. Walsh and Miss Summers, were won by Mrs Porritt andJIrs. Borowiski, first and second respect ively. On November 25th officers will be elected, also a pound night.
FIGHT ON FORESHORE. COSTS £2 A SIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
FIGHT ON FORESHORE. COSTS '2 A SIDE. George Roberts and John Black, men who gave the impression of having seen service at sea, were brought before Mr. Hester, J.P., 0on Tuesday, charged with hairing used obscene language on the i6.h November. Constable Synnot said at 5 15 on Tuesday afternoon he saw the two accused and another leave the All Nations Hotel for the sand on the foreshore. Accuseds calmly divested themselves of all clothing to the belt, and then shaped up for a fight Synnot then decided to act as umpire, and'first advi ed them to go away. A huge crowd gathered; men, women, girls and boys leaving work forming a circle, and in their hearing the expressions alleged against accuseds were used. They were not drunk, although each had taken drink Senior-constable Jones and Constable Croft assisted witness to take them to the police station, a crowd of 150 following. Each accused said. he had never been in court before, and blamed the drink. The magistrate said he didn't allow s...
SAD BURNING FATALITY. POPULAR CHILD SUCCUMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
SAID ::BURNING ''FATALITY. POPULAR CHILD SUCCUMBS. An awfully sad accident fell to the lot of Miss Myra Holland, ii years of age, on Friday evening, i3th inst., when she sustained such injuries to her arms and legs through burning as to necessiate her removal to the Children's Hospital, where she suc cumbed at 2 a.m. on Tuesday morning. It appears that on the evening in question a young man, who has resided with the Holland family,' in Nott street, for a- number of years, was filling the tank of his motor bicycle with petrol, and Myra was rendering him* some assistance. Apparently the petrol had triclled down the container on to the ground, and created a small stream .without being noticed. It was when the young man struck a match to see how much petrol -was in the tank that disaster followed. -The match, burning close to his fingers,; was thrown to the ground, and-ignited the. petrol which had escaped. Im mediately there was a huge flare, the flame being noticeable a consider able ...
TRAVELLING WITHOUT A TICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
TRAVELLING WITHOUT A TICKET. George Gow, residing at 33 Ed ward street, Brunswick, was charged at the Port Melbourne court on Monday will travelling on the rail ways on 2oth October without having a ticket entitling him to do so. Railway-detective Borsunr pro secuted. Mr. O'Connor, ticket checker, gave evidence, stating that when intercepted in the train, between Graham and North Port, Gow, who was travelling in a first class carriage, produced his monthly ticket between Brunswick and Melbourne. Gow denied producing his monthly ticket as entitling him to travel. He stated that he purchased a ticket and lost tie return half. When search ing through his pockets he brought out his monthly ticket. Mr. O'Counor: I'm on my oath and have sworn to it. No first class return ticket had bean issued at that time on the day in question. A fine of 5/-, with 7/6 costs, was imposed. -.