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RECHABITES. Officers Elected. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
RECHABiTES: Officers Elected. At the qpuarterly meeting of the local Rechabite Tent, Bro. W. Ren dall, C.R., presented and introduced Bro. T. Smith, District Director, and, congratulating him on his position as Mvtayor of our town, asked him to preside. After the usual business was transabted, a report was receiv ed,. stating that the Tent's B team in the bowls competition was prac tically in an unbeatable position for the premiership. The election of offi cers was as follows:-Chief Ruler, Bro. J. Greig; Deputy Ruler, Bro. W. Prohasky; Past Chief Ruler, Bro. W. R·endall; Secretary, Bro. W. C. Tre wavis; Treasurer, Bro. J; J. Wasley; Stewards, Bros. L. Wilmott' and W. Eddy; Auditors. Bro. P. Mee and J. Craig; Guardian, Bro. Robinson; Le vite, Bro. J. Jackson. Bros. _W. Ward and P. Miee were elected as the lodge's representatives on the dispen Sary committee. A vote of tlianks was tendered to Brq T. Smith, P.C.R., :for the': able and efficient manier, in which he ?-esided. -
GOOD FOR THE FEE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
GOOD FOR THE FEE. :They were speakling about the:pecu liar cases that lawyers occasionally stack up against the other night, when Congressman Swvagar Shilrey, .of Ken tucky, was .reminded of an incident that recently happened in one of the southern States. A lawyer got a note one afternoon, the congressman said, asking him to hurry to the county jail. Behind the bars the lawyer found a colored party named 'Iastus, -who was charged with appropriating things without a permit. 'Rastus needed legal aid. "'So you want me to defend you. 'Rastus,"' remarked the lawyer, after hearing the 'coloured man's broken story. ''Have you got any money?"' "No, sah, Jedgo! l No, sah!" was the reply of 'Rastus. "But I'se got er mule, an' cr few chickens, an' er hog or two." "'Those will do very nicely, Rastus,"' responded the lawyer.' "Now, then, tell me just exactly what you are ac cused of stealing!" "Oh, nothin' ntuch, jedge," was the startling answer of 'Rastus. '"Jes' er Imule, an' er few chickens,...
TOWN HALL SUPPER-ROOM Tariff Alterations. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
TOWN HALL SUPPER-ROOM Tariff Alterations. At the last meeting of the Town Council. consideration was given to a recommendation from the commit tee, in regard to charges for use of the supper-room at the Town Hall. The new recommenda tion was:-For meetings, lectures, etc. (week days). 8 to 10 p.m., to be 6/. (now 5/); for concerts, smoke nights, parties, etc.. 8 to 12 p.m., to be 12/6 (now 10/); for concerts, smoke-nights, parties, etc.. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., 17/6, (now 15/-); debating societies, ambulance classes, rifle club, Political Labor Council, and similar meetings, 8 to 1( p.m., 4/ (now 2/6); for meetings. Sunday, (day-tinie)' 3/- per hi6ur o ..u pi, of an lour. p :o Cr. Gill.said, that in regard to inP creasing the rent of tlhe supper-room to 4/, in consequence of the overtime rate, which they paid their hall keeper, was there any necessity for his attendance. He thought regular tenants should be provided with a key, and should be responsible: for switching the light on and off,...
AMONGST THE COAL. Lumper Assaulted. George Nichols Fined £10. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
AMONGST THE COAL. Lumper Assaulted. George Nichols Fined £10.. The final -scene in the s.s. Period episode, was enacted at the local court on Thursday, when George Nichols, of 600 City-road, Sout;h Mel bourne, was charged with inflictinig ,rievous bodily harm on Henry Hal-. let, of Weeluber'g-grove, Hawthorn, on the 12th November. Mi . P. J. Ridgeway appeared foi accused and. Sub-inspector Shaw prosecuted. The bench was compos ed of the Mayor (Cr. T. Smith), and Messrs. How'e and Testro, J.'sP. The story told for the prosecution agreed in detail. It was that Hal let Nihchols and others were working coal in the hIatch of the "Period," at ailout 8 o'cloak oui the 12th Novein-. ber. Nichols placed a "flare-up" lamp in a position unsatisfactory to HTallet. The litter complained, and asked for the light to be slifted, but Nichol- refused. Hallet thiew a piece of coil.: nt the lamp, and: wis then struick- ou- tle had tiith ~tlie inmp. He could not swvear that Nichols threw it because ait ...
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
GOOD TEMPLARS. " Mutual Hell) Lodge, No. 12, had a good meeting oil Tuesday; Nov. 23, in the lodge-room, Graham-street, Bro. C. Martin, C.T., presiding. Two pro positions for membership were ac cepted. A cheerilg letter was receiv ed from the Ist Orient Lodge, re porting progress on board. Bro. Led ger was appointed to represent the lodge at the celebration of the Star of Australia Felix Tent. I.O.R.; at taitning £10,000 in funds. Tile afidi tors' report of the fiinances for quarl ter was received and adopt'ed. hIr. Martin, acting: superintendent of juvenile work, reported. that the Juo enile brhnch was progressing satis famtorily,.good meetings and a net i.iei'enie of 15 niaenmlfrs for the oin'u ter. lThe children were fo be tiainel to Ieam ii ser\vice of song, which they hoped to ai e before the lodge at 'ln e rly date. Tile boys proposed to re formn the ,rmiclet elub. for which the temple alrealdy lhad a comnplete set of material. Sister Gotz, PG.T.. pro vided tmhe evening's ente...
CHILDREN'S HOLIDAY. State Schools "Break-up" on December 18. Vacation of Five Weeks. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
CHILDREN'S HOLIDAY. State Schools' "Breaksup" on December '18. SVacation of Five Weeks. The thousaind or two youngsters attending the Nott anld Graham street State schools will learn with a spasm of joyfulneSs; thit their schools will close .dow n'or tihe Christmas vaca tioni on Friday, the 18th December, and that f'or fivie i-eeks following that date the:e will be-no ocension to pay their uisual attention to lessons so for is tlhe ilaily instruction at school is" coneriied. Parents and those who have to submit to the pranks and nioise of school children durino' the Christmas holidlays will not greet this informa tiomi with the siame halo of joy. Not much! It is true tlhat a: fond mother, father, sister or brother takes plea sure at knowing that the school-child is at recrention, and has long days for play iand exercise,but they become so mischievousi aund .noisy after a week or two free from school dis.cip line that the re-opening of school be domes far more an event to I be wel co...
ARREARS SUED FOR. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
ARREARS SUED FOR. Edwin Phillips., ho wins arrested on/the towli pier by. Constable i\'Cul loch, on .tihe 27thi NoTember, was charged at the localn court last Sat airday with being in arrears to the extent of £14 to the'23rd -August, 1012, in-respect of his four childrenu, war;ds of the Department for Neglect cd Children of-thel State. of Victoria. h remand to Solith Mlelbourne oil the 30th November was applied for alnd granted.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
HEADACHE AND LASSITUDE. "For some weeks I suffered from a stomach trouble which caused head ache and lassitude," says ?Ir. Fred erick E. White, 162 Clark-street, Northcote. Vie. "I had seen Cham berlain's Tablets advertised for such complaints and decided to try what they would do for me. They are the best. medicine I know of for stomach troubles and they did me a great deal ,of good." Sold by E. Parsons, gro cer, Bay-street. CANNOT GET HIS BREATH. "My little son Sydney occasionally gets so bad with croup that he call not get his breath," writes Mirs.. N. P. Lewis, Mile End Adelaide, S.A. "I follow the directions,on the bottle of Chamberlain's COQugh Remedy and he is quickly relieved. I never go to bed without a bottle of Chamborlain'si Cough Remedy.on hand for I never know when Sydney will be attacked with croup," Sold. by E. Parsons, grocer, Bay-street. BLINDSI BLINDS ! BLINDS! Summer's..Olare will soon be here. The BLIND TRADE well held by wYA AT S, the funrnire &iarehous...
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. State school kiddies break up oli December 18 for five weeks. What a time-for young and old. The re-modelling of the Nqtt-street State school is expected to be com pleted at Easter next year. Students at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic school give their annual dis play in the hall, Rouse-street, on Thuarsday;, December 10th. The.Council's steam roller, which has passed a twelve Imonths' test, is reported to be going well and strong. The roller is a Victorian production. The volunteers' send-off was suc cessful; both sociably and fihincially. £15/0./- was taken in cash at the door from the puhlic, who were ad mitted on paying a shilling. The Preston cricketers, playing against North Ports on Saturday, had things their own way, Remain ing at the wickets throughout the afternoon, they recorded 346 runs for the loss of four batsmen. Three "'star" items rendered ,at the A.N.A. jfstallation were ..The Wooden Rocker" by Geordie. Allison, "A Starry Niglht for a Ramble," by Mr. ...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
TENNIS. The local'Presl;teriai Tennis Club played the Burnley Preebyterians on Saturday bast, on the local court, With the following result: Mixed Doubles. Miss Cribbis and Paton (P.ML) beat Miss Stokesbury and Pit tard (B.) . . . . . . . 9. . -4 Miss W. Andersoin ad Alidersou (P.M.) hbeat Miss Brobdhead and Balding (B.) . . . . . Miss Wood and Sheldriek (P.M.) Iea~t MIiss Twyhord aid ln[ar tin (B.) . . . . . . . . . .9-2 Miss Smith aud Gardner (P.M.) bear Miss Twytord and Snluithl (B.) . . . . .. . . . . . .9-9 Gent.'s Doubles. Patoi amd Anderson (P.M.) beat Balding and Pittard (B.) . . . 9-6 Sheldriek and Gardner (P.Mh.) beat Martini and Smith (B.) . 9-1 Ladies' Doubles. Misses Cribbis and Anderson (P. "l") beat Misses Stokesbuvry . and Broadhlead (B.).... 6-3 Misses Wood and Smitlh (P.M.) iheat Mis.ses Broadhead aind Twyford (B.) ....... 6-0i Port Melbournie--8 sets, 66 ganmen. Burnley, -- 25 gaines. 'the firstanual social, which, wil take'pelace to-nighlt, promises to lbe, a mos...
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. South Ports v. Faulkner. V.J.C.A.—3rd Grade.—5th Round. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
AMONiST I'THE JUNIORS. South Ports v. Faulkner. V.J.C.A.-3rd Grade.-5th Round. These teams commenced their match last Saturday, pn the locals' grotind, oni the Lagoon. The visitors, winning the toss, decided on batting first. Sending ill Love and Oates to open up the innilngs,. they pnut togethir 39 runs before Stevenson broke the partnership by bowling Love for 21. Allen and Elder then helped to carry the score to 76, when Darcy bowled Oates for 29.-3--29-76. Steven son was again put on against the wrind. and settled the innings for a total of 93. getting his last seven wikets for 1 run, making eight wic kets for 14 rins. His analysis reads 7 overs. 3 maidens, 1- wide, 8 wickets, 14 runs. W. IRyan. one for 8, and Dairey, one fo: 19, goe the other wic kets. The South Ports then went in. hut did not make much of a show. bein' all dismissed for the small total of 44 ruis; no batsmanl reaching double figures. W. Ryan, 9, and Tucker, 7, were the otpsrcocmfwypshrdlmfw were the top scorer...
Second Elevens. Hawthorn.—1st Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
Second Elevens. SIawtlhoiu.-I-It Imuning. Iholes, e Moss, b Iodgetts . . 10 Riddell, 1 Luseh .( . . . 0 C(rkeek. h Lusc I. ..... .. 101 Stouehain, e sub.. i" Lusch . . 11 ]:Iohues. h Luseh ...... . 1 E. 1)uiffu,. st. Cr(ig. , lTodgetts 31 J. Rogers.. b Pratt ....... 16 Foster, b Lusehl . . . .. . . 17 W. Smith, b Moss .. . ....... 14 Day, not out.....;.. .. O. Taylor, b Moss ..... .... O Sundries...... . . ..... 17 Total .......... 218 Bowling.--Lusc-h. five wickets for 49 rums; Hodgetts, two for 49; Moss, two for 0; Pratt, one for 32. Ports. 1st Innings. Moss, Ibw., b Iay; . . . 4. . , 4 craig b Riddell - . ..... . . 17 Clark, not out . . .. ... i| Coleman niot out . . r . ... 2' Sundries . . . .. . .: . . 5 Two Wickets 'for .. :-.. 4: 4 Lusch again bowled nicely, taking five wickets for 49 runs. This play er keeps form. It wonl't be lonqg he fore he sees first el~\een. Moss is conmin liout as a bowler, two for none soundris good keep peg ,,in,. "Bid." Jack M'Coll gave a sound disp...
BAPTIST C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
BAPTIST C.C. The match against Sou'th Mel Iolirnle was commenlced on Saturiday last on the local ground. The South erners, winning the toss, went in to bat on a goodl wicket. Although everything .looked bright with two wickets for 6 runs (representing two of Southerners' crack hats), four for 74, and ten for 132 placed a different complexion on the game. The most successful with the bhall were W. Holmes, tlhree for 35, and J. M'Kis sock, two for 2(, who received poor :assi~t.nce from the field, except for two difficult catches, well worthy of mention, hi' F. Carter. .At 5.10 p.m.. the hone team went in, but made a poor display, only responding with 32 runs, or 100 behind. .This modest score of 32 has been computed by one hnI in every other match, but with no less than .six of' the Port' best hIats down for a "duck," nothinig more tian 32 was to be expected from the remaining five. . HIolland was the only batsmanl to reach double fig ures (10).
Wesleys' Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
Wesleys' Cricket Clubl Graham-street, last Saturday en gaged High-street at Port Mel bourne. The day's play resulted:- High-street, 110; Graham-stPreet, seven for 23. Grahani-street's bowl ing was done by Alan Rinch, six fori 54; J. Turner, three for 1.; and N. Carnie, one for 31. None of t~heiri bat-snen reached -diible figresa, tihe majorit, y being hard ipunt -to re'ist,4r n single figure ngainst their ninies.. Tihe match will be coacluded to day, when the locals hope t(o nut .i better complexion on things. Mresrs. i Al Briggs, J. Turner, and R. I['D on nell will please get out the mat, &e,
PASTOR DESCRIBES THE PERFECT WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
PASTOR DESCRIBES THE PER FECT WIFE. San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 12.-In a sermon on "'The Ideal Wife" yesterday the Rev. -Alfred Kummer, pastor of-the Central MIethodist Church here, gave as her principal qualifications: "Good health, ease of- manner and comfort of health unrestrained by cor sets and tight skirts, intellectual at tractiveness, spiritual superiority with no fear of the word 'obey,' to be home loving and home.making, ability to bake bread and broil steak with as much ease as she can emnbroider or play sonatas, good clothes, and a husband who praises her." "A properly hitched matrimonial team," said Dr. Kummer, "is never hitched in tanidem fashion. The ideal matrimonial team is hitched side by side, each to the other and both to the .. home."' A beautiful statuesque'blond had left New York to act as stenographer to a dignified Philadelphian of Quaker de scent. On the morning of -her first appearance she went straight to the desk of her employer. "I presume,'- she remarked...
CRICKET. Sub-District Association. Ports v. Hawthorn. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 5 December 1914
CRICKET, i SSub-District Association. Ports v. Hawthorn. The game last Saturday was against HIawthorn on the Glenferrie grouind,- which presented ia picture of spring-like freshness. Ports, winning tile toss. elected first try on a bats man's wicket, Ridenmicher and Will mott being'sent in. W\ith only 7 runsl showinu on the bo)01l, Willhott, who was 4. was caught close in by Soden. R~adenmacher, who was~ quieter than usual, was dismissed when he was 22 by a fine catch by M artin off Wood full, a second eleven bowler, Free man and St. John tookl the.score to 90, when the Castlemaine- man was simartl. stmnped by l emmington off his pals. Hie ti'ide 34 by c'reful bat ting.' The century .appeared in 90 minutes. St. John's useful inniigs af 33 suns terminated by a one-handed nteh byh Littlefield: off Soden. J. ['Coll gane an ex rcellent display of all-roundbaittingi" and played right through the iningis. IIis 70 niot out was without a blemish, if a hot driye to short legc.ould be exclude...