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A Determined Truant. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
A Determined Truant. The local bench on.Monday deal6d with a number of prosecutini`s' against parents for .failing to send their children to school according to the law's requir·ements, and in most ,cases small fines were imposed. In regard to a boy Io years and 3 months old, named Norman Davis, he appeared in court with his mother, who informed the bench that he was a confirmed truant. She took him to school day after day, yet he got away. He wasn't so bad until he joined the bigger boys in the fifth grade, then he played the truant for weeks and weeks at a time, and she could not force him'to schoo!'any longer- he was outside her control. Norman, a well-dressed and good appearanced child, never turned a hair when Mr. Hester said to him, " I wonder how it would be if we sent you to prison? " The magis trate then extracted a promise from Norman and made one himself. The first was that he would turn down truancy and go to school in future, and Mr. Testro promised that he would be sen...
CRICKET. OUR SENIOR CLUB. CAULFIED v. PORT MELBOURNE. EVEN IN FIRST INNINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
C?RICKET, OUR SENIOR CLUB. CAULFIED v. PORT MEL BOURNE. EVEN IN FIRST INNINGS. Port Melbourne met Caulfield last Saturday. The former winnfing the toss, sent Caulfield in to.bat on a soft wicket, and in less than Ix hours dismissed them for 60, batting one man short, J. G. Ward having sud denly taken ill, Ride 25 (one four), Foote s6, and Rice i3 (two 4's) getting most of the runs against the bowling of Hubbard 4 for ig (off s6 overs, 6 maidens), who bowled un changed; B. McColl 3 for 19, and J. McColl 2 for 19. Port Melbourne had lost five for 35 (Radbemacher 19), when Hair (from the second eleven) became D. McColl's partner. Fourteen runs were added before McColl was caught at longfield-offby Stevenson; while 52 runs had taken 90 minutes to compile. With another run on, Hair, who had ratted more confiden tly than any of his colleagues, was caught by Stevenson in attempting a big hit off: Rayson, Seven rnms were required to save Port Melbburne from defeat onthe first innings when H...
SECOND ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
SECOND ?ELEVENS. The second elevens commenced their matcb last Saturday on the local ground, and at the conclusion ofthe day's p'ayethe scores were : SCAULFIELD -First Innings. Axton, c and b McCarthy ... 16 Hendy, b'McCarthy ... .. 8 Ward,-b Lusch ...... ... 7 Tainsch, c and b Lusch 3 North, b McCarthy ... ... I Oakley, run out... ... ... o Sinclair, b Lusih ... .:. i McGill, b Lusch... ... ... 6 Plummer, c Jones, b Lusch ... Lehman, not out ... ... Sundries ... . ... .... '.2 Total ....... .... 5 BowliLg-Lusch, 5 wickets for 24 runs; McCarthy, 3 for 25. Second Innings. Sinclair, b Lusch .. ... 9 Axton, c McCarthy, b Lusch ... I Lehman, not out ... ... 9 Hendy, c Lusch, b McCarthy... '3 Three wickets for ...... 32 PORT MELBOURNE, First Innings. Moss, b Hendy ... ... ... Craig, b Hendy ... ... ... 6 Collins, c, b Hendy *...- 3 Jones, c, b Ward ... 19 Pratt, c and b Plummer ... 27 Hoban, b Plummer .-. o Coleman, b Ward ... ...: o Lusch, st, b Plummer ... ..: o Hodgetts, c, b Plummer ...
Libarian's Hours and Pay. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
Libarian's Hours and Pay. At the Council meeting on Tues day evening week Cr. 'Morfi's sought the informatioti as to whether the library was now open more hours daily. He had been so informed, also that the librarian was not re ceiving extra pay. The Mayor replied that the library was now open from Io to 12 o'clock each morning, and although the librarian was not receiving additional pay ment at present, he had been given to understand that when the estimates were being considered the question of payment would be gone into and made retrospective to the Ist of October. ' "I might add that there is more than opne application for increased payment to be con. sidered," concluded the Mayor. Cr. Morris remarked that surely if the librarian's pay for increased hours had to be deferred, the opening of the library during additional hours could have waited.
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
NOTES, - - Hair batted stubbornly for II on a very bad wicket. Ports seem to play better together when in a tight corner, and are in hopes of scoring a 4-pointer to-day. Lusch, for the seconds, bowled well; making great pace with the ball. McCarthy gave a good display with the ball, capturing three wick ets. This is his first performance in turf cricket. Pratt made 29 infine Style. Keep going "Teddy." *
Salaried Staff Sought. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
Salaried Staff Sought. Councillors at the committee meet ing on Tuesday evening received a request from Mr. Winwood, foreman of electric works, to be placed on the salaried staff of the Council Ques tioners elicited the information that such a change would justify /23o per annum being paid. Gr. Crichton said he was of opinion that if circum stances justified it Mr. Hart, foreman of works, should be included in the staff, and it was agreed generally that these and other matters required serious consideration when the estim ates were being prepared.
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
Obituary. Mr. George Feineagle, a resident of Port Melbourne for three years, died at the Austin Hospital early last Saturday morning. The decea sed was 55 years of age, and for 27 years had been engaged with the Tramway Company, the last term of service being in charge of the! sheds in Beach street, Port Melbourne His illness extended over three years, two years of which he was confined to his bed. He was a man of exceptional spirit and vitality, and commanded the -greatest respect from all. He leaves two sons and a married daughter to mourn their loss. The burial took place on Mon day last at the Kew cemetary, when a number of mourners were present, including Spiritualists, Free Garden ers and Masons, with whom he bad been associated whilst in life.
A Popular Whisky. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
A Popular WVhisky. The Chequers hostelry seems to have secured a brand of whisky. which has captured the popular taste of spirit drinkers, and is very highly spoken of. The brand is Rdyal Liqueur, a Scotch whisky manufac tured by David Heilbron. Its future on the Australian market gives great promise. It can be sampled at the Chequers Hotel, at the corner of Bay and Bridge streets. The agents are Messrs. Fogerty Doyle, Patrick street, Melbourne.
SWIMMING. ASSOCIATION MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
- SWIMMING. ASSOCIATION MEETING. The annual meeting of the Vic torian Amateur Swimming Associa tion was held at the Sports Club on October 26th. The meeting had been called by the executive of the association, instead of in the ordinary way, and between:6o and 70 mem bers, representing eight of -the affiliated clubs, attended. Mr. Tudor, Minister of Customs, was in the chair. Election of principal office bearers for the season resulted as follows: President, Mr. Tudor, M.H.R.; vice-presidents, Messrs. W. B. Ben nett, H. G. Richardson, J. Welch, A. George and G. Maynard; secre tary (pro tern) and treasurer, Mr. H. Snape; assistant secretary and costume steward, Mr. J. Lock. It was resolved that an addition be made to one of the existing rules regarding the amateur definition, to make it read-"Or being on the staff of the Education Department for teaching swimming and life saving with other subjects to pupils of State schools shall not forfeit their amateur status." This was intended ...
BOWLING. PORTS V. ESSENDON. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
BOWLING. PORTS V. ESSENDON. Under fine weather conditions-last Saturday the -local 4-rinkers met Essendon and were defeated by 14. Wootton was the best for. Ports, finishing 23 all against Russell. Hayman was 2 down to Taylor, and Howe was also down 2 to Riley. Johnson was beaten by xo by Hill. The following are the scores: E. P.M. 1. Box, Jenkins, Cox, Taylor... 23 ... - Wyatt, Jenkins, M'Keaun, SHayman ... ... ... - ... 21 2. Wilson, Lang, Barrie, Riley... 20 ... Wilson, Btranaghau, Cleland, Hoive -... ... ... - ... 18 3. Beard, Kerr, Weare, Russell.. 23 ... -Doyle, Campbell, Adams, Wootton... .......... 23 4. Cooke, Bteele, Thackwray, Hill .... ... ... 32 ... - Butler, Fraser, Harrop, Johnson ... ... ... - ... 22 Totals - ...... 98 ,.. 84 Today the 4-iinkers will visit Oakleigh. Players are-requested to catch the I 30 train from Port.
DIPHTHERIA CARRIERS. HEALTH OFFICER TO REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
DIPHTHERIA CARRIERS. HEALTH OFEICER TO REPORT. On Tuesday evening the Council in committee gave consideration to the taking of swabs from children attending State and private schools with the object of detecting diph theria carriers. Recently a con ference of medical gentlemen, aided by representatives from municipal councils, considered what steps were necessary in order to combat the spread of diphtheria, and in a report made certain recommendations. Councillors generally agreed that it was very necessary to take soiee action, but so far as Port Melbourne was concerned it was necessary also to study the financial aspect. It was finally agreed to recommend that the health officer (Dr. R. L. Rosenfield) be invited to report to the Council as to the probable cost that would be involved in taking the swabs and the subsequent action that might be necessary.
CONTROL OF TRAMWAYS. STATE OR MUNICIPAL? COUNCILLORS OF ONE MIND. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
CONTROL OF TRAMWAYS. STATE OR MUNICIPAL ? COUNCILLORS OF- ONE MIND. "It would be manifestly unfairif the suggestion is carried out that the State should have control of the tramways when the lease expires on the Ist of July, 9IgI," declared Cr. Sinclair on Tuesday evening, when the C6uncil in committee gave con sideration to a report on the subject submitted by the Tramways Trust. Cr. Sinclair explained that 33 years ago eleven municipalities pledged themselves to -the extent of £1,700oo,ooo000, and were building up in anticipation that at the expiration'of the lease the trams would bring them in a source of revenue. The Tram way Company had divided £45,00ooo a year, and had provided in interest and .sinking fund the total indebted ness with the exception of £4oo00,000. After waiting the municipalities were surely entitled to what was considered their right, and experience had taught that they were better able to ~manage tramways than the Govern ment:; they had- only.to look -io tli...
WINDOW DRESSING. SECOND PRIZE COMES TO PORT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
WINDOW DRESSING. SECOND PRIZE COMES TO PORT. In the competition for best displays in Australian goods the second prize has been awarded to Mr. C. Porritt, boot salesman, of Bay -street, the dressing being done by Mr. W. C. Pinnick. The award was based on 40 per cent. for variety of boots, 40 per' cent, from a buyer's point of view, and 20 per cent. for originality. A diploma and medal will be handed Mr. Porritt for the success. The display is still on view.
AROUND THE CHURCHES. GRAHAM ST. METHODIST. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. GRAHA~M ST. METHODIST. The foinancial progress made at the Church must be very gratifying to adherents. Four years ago the debt on the church properties had reached £Ir50, but .by systematic organisation this has now been re duced to s550. The proposal to erect a kinder garten at a cost of between £?5o0 and £60o is receiving good Support, and indicates the active interest cen tered in the mission at Port Mel bourne, where the good ivork carried on was never stronger that at present. On Sunday evening a choral ser vice will be held, when Miss Fanny Lyndhurst will be the soloist. The Rev. R. S. Joyce will preach both morning and evening, his subject at the latter service being-" Not fag from the Imperishable KIingdom."
RACING RESULTS. GIRLS' EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
RACING RESULTS. GIRLS' EVENTS. Champiqn Race, 10Q yds. Open to anlly girl attending school (8tate or Private) in PFort Melbourne. Three entries fronl each school. 1lst prize, Fur, gift of Mr. Saroyich; 2nd prize, Gold Medal, yale 10i/6, gift; of Mr. H. Hickman; 3rd prize, Ladies Bag, gift of .Ir. Allen; Result--l, E. Oriohton I %, N. Paton; 3, I, Sheppard, Flat Race; 100 yds, l14 years and over. 1st prize, Gold Brooch, gift of Mr. Salmon; 21nd prize, Goods, value 5/-, gift of Messrs. Moore and Co.; 3rd prize, Six Cups and 8aucers, gift of Mr. Barnes. Result-i, E. Crichton; 2, J. Davies; 3, L. Lucas. Flat Race, 75 yds., 12 years and under i i4. 1st prize, Trophy, value 10/-, gift of Mr. B. Whitford; 2nd prize, 5/- Cash, gift of Mrs. Whithorn; 3rd prize, Cake, value 3/-, gift of Mr. J. Henry. Result-i, I. Sheppard ; 2, E. Lewis; 3, J. Davies. Flat Race, 75 yds., 10 years and under 12. 1st prize, Dressed Doll, gift of Miss D'Oliver; 2nd prize, Book, gift of Mrs. Driver; 3rd prize, Book...
NORTH PORTS CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 21 November 1914
NORTH- PORTS CRICKET CLUB. At a meeting of the above club, held at Gubbins' Hotelon Thursday night, Mr. J. Bowden was elected secretary and Mr. A. V. Moon delegafe to V.J.C.A. These vacancies were caused by the death of Mr. C. H. Hildebrand. Mr. G. Green was elected a member of the committee. The match. committee was also elected as follows:-T. Hughes, captain, E. Keyhoe, vice-captain, A.- V. Moon (players), and- A. Perrett and J. Riddell (non-players). A practice match will be played to-day with the local C.Y.M.S. Players nieet on ground at 2.30.