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TENNIS CLUB. Social Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
, TENNIS CLUB. Social Evening. The first annual social of the Port Melbourne Presbyterian Tennis Club was held in the school hall,. Bridge-. street. on Saturday evening last, and, as anticipated, proved a decided suc cess. The entrance to the hall, throiugh the garden, was nicely de corated with flags and Chinese lan terns, and the hall looked attractiixe. A fine desigin of flas' dof the Allies nicely arranged by Mir. Sheldrick, the club's captain,'was much admired by all present, as were a number of beautiful pot plants. leit; by. Mr. J. Bartlett. Over a hundred ninembers and friends were piesent and spent a most enjoyable time. Several nov elty and amusing games were intiro duced anid proved c a great' sourc~ of delight to ill. ? Miss Belle Cribbis sang very beautifully, and in the song. "The Little Grey Home in the West," pleased everybody. A very iice address was given by the president of the club, Rev. J. D. Landels, .x-ho complimented the club on the great success of its first...
CRICKET. P.M.C.C. TEAMS FOR TO-DAY'S MATCHES [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
CRICKET. P.M.C.C. TEAMS FOR TO-DAY'S MATCHES -st eleven (at Port Melbourne)-Taylor, Freeman, Baster, St. John, Rademacher, Kelly, Schaefer, J. McColl, B. McColl, Willmot, Lusch, D. McColl (12th man). 2nd eleven (at Camberwell) -Jones, :Hoban, Craig, Hodgetts, Coleman, Pratt, Collins, O'Brien, Fairchild, Hair, Hub bard, H. Moss (12th man). Players book to Camberwell It is advisable to take a cab to the ground.
Graham-street Wesleys v. High-street [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
Graham-street Wesleys v. High-street The above match was concluded last Saturday, at Port Mlelbourne, With seven down for 23, in response to -High-street's 110, things did not look-too promising for Graham-street, but-by a beautiful innings of 30 not out from Reg. M'Donnell,.and a stab born 13 by Alan Riach, 69 was scored before the last wicket fell. The Gra ham-street bowlers then went through the Iigh-street batsmen for 60.runs. W. Rendall securing seven for 30. and J. Iurner, one for 10. Being 101 runi in arrear, and with under an hour to play, Graunam-street made a i','liant attempt, but il forcing the pace, all were dismissed for 63, lear ing the visitors victors by 38 runs after a good game. ,T. Turner 12, and W. Rendall 12, were the only batsmen to treach- double figures. To-day's match; against Welling-. ton-street, takes place ait Cliftol? Hill. Players: will pilease catch 2 o'slock l train froshorti;fo
COMING EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
COMING EVENTS. A riot of fun and frolic at the Bend this afternoon-the Swimming Club's annual carnival. Don't miss it! A tip-top programme will -besubmitted at the Patriotic Concert to-morrow'after-. noon at the Victoria Theatre, Graham street. Wise people will get there early to make certain of a seat. Commences at 8 o'clock sharp. The annual display by pupils of Miss Dorothy Gladstone will be given in the town hall next Wednesday evening. The. ,'big" programme is sure to draw a crowd. Miss Iley Hurley's pupils will hold their yearly entertainment on Tuesday evening next at the Albert Hall, South Melbourne. A lengthy and varied programme is pro vided for the occasion. The scholars' concert and prize distri. bution in connection with Miss Rendall's "Lynton" private school is fixed for next Thursday, at Holy Trinity School ball. The Mayor (Cr. Thos. Smith) will present the prizes to the successful students. Charles Dickens' " Christmas Carols," interpreted by Mr. V. L. Trotman, forms...
FIREMEN FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
.FIREMEN FIGHT. -" According to Senior-constable Cuthbertson 500 or 600 onlookers in terested themselves in a fight, which proceeded between two firemen from the Suevic last Saturday. James El roy, one of the combatants, who app: peared in court on 1Monday with a closed eye, pleaded guilty to a charge of being drunk and disorderly. The Senior said Elroy had stripped to the waist for the encounter.- In view of having been confined to the lock-up for two days he was discharged. Constable Walsh presented another fireinau from the Suevic in William Tattersall, who had also been fight ing, and from appearances had re ceived the worst of the bout. Simi larly charged, he pleaded guilty and was discharged.
SERIOUS CHARGE Man and Woman Committed for Trial. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
SERIOUS US CHARGE , N Man-and Woman Committed for- Trial. At the Port Melbourne Court on Thursday; before the Mayor (Or. T. Smith) and Messrs. J. P. Criehton and T.: Testro, J.'sP., John Wolman, about 29 'years of age,-and Agnes Ann Ben nett, were charged with having, in com pany, on- the 27th November, feloni ously, vwilfully and maliciously set .fire to. a certain house at 315 Princes-street, with.intent.to defraud certain persons. M r. Charles Barnet appeared for aoe cused Bennett; Wolman was undefend ed. Sub-Inspector Shaw, who prosecuted, said the accused Bennett lived with her husband at 315 Princes-street, and Wolmanresided with them as a boarder. At 12.45 p.m. on the 27th November, their residence waa. discovered ini flames, and when Senior-Constable Fin layson broke the front door open no body' was about. The constable after wards interviewed Wolman, who ex plained that Mr. and Mrs. Bennett were stopping for the night at 27 Boundary street, and that he went-to bed leaving a...
YACHTING. Club Race To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
YACHTING. Club Race To-day. Fair entries have been received by the P.M. Yacht Club for the club race this afternoon. The journey will be three times around the usual club course, and a start will be made from the lagoon pier at 3.20. The entries and handicaps are: Namoi.-Beta, and C.J.IM., scratch; Rambler, 3 minutes; Frolic, Winsome, 8 minutes; Myra B., 10 minutes.
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
ELECTRIC: SPARKS. The Waterman Benefit Committee will meet next Wednesday evening at the Nathans' London Hotel, at 8 o'clock. The bill-of-fare at the Port Picture Theatre for the ensuing week Willibe of: the usual high 'standard. Latest war %piews arriving will be screened. Miss Ivy Stephens; of 199 Liardet street, is collecting to buy cigarettes and tobacco for our boys at the front. In this issue, she appeals for small contributions. Cr. Page states that the motion to levy a rate of 2/3 was not unani mously agreed to in committee.- He voted against it because he believed it should be 2/6. S Our first eleven in the sub-distrigt cricket .association suffered its first defeat for the season last Saturday. Hawthorn proved the victors by 25 runs on the first innings. Gtoat owners beware! The coun cil has issued an order that wander ing goats 'are to be "arrested and impounded." This duty will no doubt_£all to the lot ofd6ur:inspectdor dirs. Agnes Ann Bennett,&lt;:of 315" Prince...
SCHOOLS' PICNIC COMMITTEE. Spend Pleasant Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
SCHOOLS' PICNIC COMMITTEE. Spend Pleasant Evening. A -ciliial evening was spent in the mayor's-room on Thursday, when the committee which so. successfully carried out the annual excirsioli this year was joined by the Mayor, some councillors, numerous teachers from the local schools, and friends. The Mayor presided, and after disposing of remaining business matters con cerning the picnic, which included the adoption of the balance-sheet, the company spent a couple of hours very pleasantly with song and music. A sumptuous, repast was provided by members of the committee. The detailed balance-sheet will ap pear in our next-issue. "
FORESTERS' UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
FORESTERS' UNION... On Thursday, 3rd inst;, Courts Prin cess May -aid Sandridge held- a social evening at the Dispensary Hall. The programme consisted of songs-and danc ing, the M.C., Bro. R. Young, being in charge of the arrangements. During an interval, P.C.R., :Bro. P. Billing, made a -presentation' of a group of photos. to- Sister Mrs. C. Moore, who for a number of years had been treasurer to Court-Princess May, and had taken an active interest in its welfare. -As. a memento of their esteem, the mom; bers subscribed for the presentation, and Bro. Billing eulogised the work done by the recipient in happy terms. Sister Mrs. C. Moore sincerely thanked the members for their kind apprecia tion of her. services, and hoped the Court would still continue to progress. (Applause.) - Bro; W. WHowe, P.D.C.R., was next asked to make presentations to. P.C.R. Bro. A. C. M' Convill, late Secretary of Court Princess May, who was leaving the- State. The first piesent consisted, of a leather trave...
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. North Ports v. Preston. Former Suffer Defeat. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. North Ports v. Preston. Former Suffer Defeat. Pireston, oni esgumiig the cbntest w;itli Ndoth Ports, was content to rest .upon the laurels won on the previous Saturday, and closed the innings at four wickets for 346 runs. -North Ports shaped very badly -t the start, losing three wickets--Hag blom, Moon, and Williams-- for one run. E. Keyhoe and Lewis brought the score to 26 when Lewis was bowl ed. G. Keyhoe joined Lewis, but was howled by Frobel ivhen 35 had been recorded to the northerners,' Tfighes followed, and the scoie was. brouglit to 64 before Keyhoe fell a victim to Frobel, Who had taken four of the six wickets. Wellington-and Steih were bowled by successive 'bowls. T. Lewis followed, but when the record was 75, Hughes, who. batted well for 32, was bowled by Frobel, who also took S. Bowden, the last man in, with the first ball. Following on, North Ports' shaped nimch etter, makinff':123 riis for thc Ibss of two w~ickets. The innings was.. opened by Iag b...
A Flask of Rum. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
A Flask of Rum. Ernest Loughnani licensee of the Floodgate Hotel, was then charged with. trafficking in liquor on Sunday, the 22nd November. Denis Lough nan and Patrick Bourke were also, charged with having carted away liquor in a .essel on the same date. Evidence for the prosecution was given by Sergeant McCorinack. of the Montague police, to the effect that, at 10.20 a.m. on the date in question, he saw Denis Loughnan and Bourke in fronti of the hotel,i where they had a conversation. Loughnan then entered the hotel, and on com ing back-handed something to Bourke. He overtook Bourke -and demanded the bottle -which he had put in his pocket. Bourke denied having one, butt: on - being: taken tio - the police titiion;, letodok?ie flask produced:` from his iight-hand. ip :pocket, and. -remarked, "You are ':.quite correct, -sergeant, where the - -were you? I looked around everywhere.". Wit ness afterwards interviewed defend ant Ernest Loughinani, who. denied all knowledge of the flask be...
Second Eleven. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
Second Eleven. The seconds had a hard game to play. The last wicket wanted 87 to make to win. Lusch and Hodgetts came to the rescue, and with plenty of vigor, won the match by one run. It is a great piece of work for these two players. They are both good bowlers, and they turned the tide by coming off with the bat. Harry Clark and Ted. Hoban batted well, making 28 and 36 respectively. The latter -was unlucky to' have been run out. Ports.-First Innings. Moss, lbw.. b Day .. .. ":. 4 Craig. b Riddle ...... ..... 17 Clark. run out .... ....... . 28 Coleman. b Riddle .... . ... 12 O'Briei, c and b Riddle .... " " 7 HIoban: run out ........ .. .. 36 Pratt, c and b Duffus ...... 1 Jones, c and b Riddle ........ 8 Collins, b Rogers..... .. ... 11 Lusch, not out .. - . 49 Hodgetts, run out ........... 38 Sundries .. ... ...... 8 Total ...... . 21,9 Hawthorn. First Innings . . . . . . 218 Second Innings-Five for 103 Ports won by ole run on first innings. In the second innings of Hawthorn, Pr...
LICENSING PROSECUTIONS. What a Senior-Constable Saw. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
LICENSING.PROSECUTIONS. What a :Senior-Constable :Saw. On Monday, at the local. court, Margaiet- Taylor,, licensee of the Bay View Hotel, Beach-street, was pro ceeded against, for. having. the. bar door open during prohibited hours on the 1st ?December. - The, Police Magistrate (Mr. Gold-. smith): presided with Messrs. Page, Crichton, and Testro, J.'sP. Sub= Inspector Kennelly prosecuted, and Mr; Nolan defended. .Senipr-constable Finlayson. said that at .-12 minutes past midnight. on the lst December he was: passing the Bay View Hotel in company with Constable Burke. They heard voices from -inside, and going -up. Donald-: son's lane, saw into the bar parlor throughi the window, the covering blind niot being quite drawn. Al though the bar was in darkness, he saw the sliding door betiveen the bar and the bar parlor open, and the bar maid served seven or eight drinks, Which were taken by men who could ;be. seen. :::Then- severali bottles were .?.ne-ed, out; ; and · after .the, bharmaid...
South Ports v. Faulkner. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
South. Ports v. Faulkner. -This match i~as.:brought to a clobs "last Saturday, victory resting' with Faulknei- by 38 runs. The scores were: South Ports, 44 and nine for .139 (M. Ryan 26, Palmer 26,. Steven son 10, and W. Ryan, not: out,. 13). Love,-four for 15; Elder, seien for 45; Gates, two for 23, and Benn, four for 39, did the bowling. . Faulkner 93 and 108 (innings closed) (Beech 53, Elder 24). Stevenson, eight for 40; Neely, three for 30; W. R.yan, two for 26; Darcy, one. for 39; Biggs ley, none for 14; M. Ryan, none for .32, did tihe bowling. South Ports v. Victoria Brewery. Sixth Round. This match commences to-day on the latter's ground& at Albert Park, close to the warehouiseme'n's ground, off St. KIilda-road. Players -medE Graham corner at 1.50 sharp. ? _ _?.?
Railway United v. Clarendon. (V.J.C.A.—Third Grade) [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
Railway United v. Clarendon. (V.J..A.--Third Grade) The above match was resumed on Saturday, at Albert Park. At the finish of the first day's ilay, Claren don, il their first. innings, made .33, and had lost one wicket for 17 in their second innings, whilst the Rail ways, in their first innings, made 82. Ncuchew 26, and Reilly 22, being the only batsmen to reach double figures. TWhen play was resumed, the Claren dons carried their score to 75eTefore they werec all disposed of; Edwards (six for 38). Cardwell (sevenr fr 30), M.cDonald (two- for 13), Tyrell'(one for 4), and Birch (one for 9), ob taining the wickets for the Railways. With 21 runs to nmake to win, the Railways' captain sent in Reilly and Tyrell, who knocked up 29 in a very short time, the former making 17 and the latter 11, the Railways thus win ning by 10 wickets and 3 runs. The sixth round of the competition commences to-day, when the Rail ways "play the Combined Seedsmen, on the Railways' ground. All play ers are requ...
Royal Charter v. Richmond and Hawthorn. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
Royal Charter v. Richmond and Hawthorn. To be played at Burnley.L-Rojyal CharterI ' team will be picked from the following :-Briggs, Toohey, Clark, Tyrrell (2), Lacey, Matson, Ludwick, Hoey, C. Curweod, All. bright., Rowan; and Saltau. Players are requested to catch 2.25 Camber well train to Burnley.
Baptist C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 12 December 1914
Ba`tist C.c.. On Saturday last the match against South Melbournie was con eluded, and. Port Melbourne suffered their. first reverse at the hand of the Sbuth. Melbouiiiitek' jThe locals final efforts' to stave off an innings defeat. were entirely frustrated by the suiperior bowling of Mal Carnie and M. McGigor, who were respon sible for all the wickets; the former, wvith four balls, had- the pleasure of putting four'bastmen out of action, afid thiis set a seal upon a new hat. The latter, with seven oveis, fouir maidens, took two wickets for eight The Port lads in their second at tempt could only put together 26. E. Kelly hit a fiver, being top scorer, and, sad to relate, as many- "ducks" followed. "To-day the locals hope. to give a better account of. themselves when they meet Williamstown. Players are asked to take the 1..45 p.m. train to North Williamstown. Notes.. Batting, bowling, and catching i. the order of nerit for trophies.: It's very often hard to win a game. butr it's much ...
SWIMMING CLUB'S CARNIVAL. A Big Success. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
, SWIMMING-CLUB'S CARNIVAL. A Big Success. Although a dull day, a large crowd of residents 'and visitors from other suburbs attended the. water carnival arranged last Saturday on the fore shore adjacent to the club houses of the local Swimming and Open Sea Bathing Clubs. The carnival "marked the official opening for the season, and every ef fort had been put forward by Mr. J.. Lock and Miss Bruce, the honorary secretaries, to make it a memorial event in their history, and it can safe ly be said that they succeeded. The visitors were entertained through. out the afternoon by an attractive programme of competitive events, as well as humorous turns which caused merriment. Mr 11. Stranaghan, president to the men's club, welcomed the visitors, and invited them to enter into the amusement to follow, and spend a good day. The Member, Mr. Geo. Sangster, had the honor of officially declaring. the club open, and exprd.sed the de sire that the excellent bat iing facili-. lies thit existed thro...
Found Drowned. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
Found Drowned. Last week an inquest was held at the morgue concerning the death of a. man whose body was found in a few inches of water near tile railway pier on our foreshore. For some days a doulbt existed as to the man's iden tity, although Tolson Brooks said he believed him to be a swagman whom he knew as "Cup-of-Tea." This ultimately proved correct, for Con stable McClure, who arrested "Cup of-Tea," last August on a charge of drunkenness, visited the morgue and certified to his identity. The man's correct name is John Anderson, and he at one time was a drummer-boy on the H.M.S. Nelson. The coroner's verdict was "Found drowned. No evidence to show how he got into the water."