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Second Elevens. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
Second Elevens. Camberwell.--First Innings. 172. M?oss. six for 27. Port .Melbourne-First Innings. Craig. b1 Opie .. .. .. .: ... 11 O'Brien, c and bl Opie ........ ". 7 Coleman, h Holland ....: .. .. 4 Sundries .... - .. .... 2 Three wickets for a.. .. .. 24 Notes. Maos bowled like a champion. He had at one stage six for 11; and fin islhed up with six for 27. A great performance. Ca ptain Taylor made 45 by patient cricket. You. never know when the skipper gets gtoing what he will do. Freeman gave a first-rate display for 44, also Banks M'Coll, who open ed his shoulders for 'a well-made 42 not out. Willmott shaped well for 30.
CRICKET. Graham-street Wesleys. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
CRICKET. Graham-street Wesleys. Graham-street last Saturday en gaged Wellingtou-street Methodists, the leading club in the association, at Clifton Hill. Graham-street had first use of the wicket, and were all. dismissed for 82 runs; Norm. Carnih making 22, Fred. Radford 13 not out, and W. Rendall 13. The last -wicket partnership of Fred. Radford and Dave Drever created some diver sion, being responsible for 22 runs. The latter player made one gigantic hit for 6 into .the railway line. Clif ton Hill, at call of time, had com piled 122 runs for the loss of eight wickets, secured by D. Drever, three for 20; A. Riach, three for 35, and N. Carnie, two for 29.- The match will - be concluded to-day, when .players are particularly asked to catch 2 o'clock train from Port. When calculating their Christmas box expenditure, members are asked to remember their club subscriptions.
CRICKET. Senior Cricket. Ports v. Camberwell. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
CRICKET.. Senior Ciicket., Porits v. Caniberwell.. This match between first elevens in the sub-district competitions :was commenced on' the local groind on Saturday.. ?Port .D.Melbourne, after. losing their first five wickets for 45 runs. ultimately reached 226, princi pally due to a fine recovery by Free man and the captain (Taylor), who added 50 for the sixth wicket, and to\the last wicket stand by B. M'Coll arid Schaefer--180 to 226. In Free. man's 44 theie was an entire absence of boundary- strokes. Taylor, who has struck form this season, had five 4's in his 45. Willmott, 30 (four 4's) was hurt in the early portion .of hlis innings, but, through the courtesy of the Cambermwell captain, was al lowed to resume later in the after noon. B. M'Coll (42 not out), hit six 4's. Luseh, promoted from the second -en, got 16- promisingly. and Schac eleven, got 16 promisingly, and Schaefer; the wicketkeieper, also scor ed 16. Swan, the fast bowler, bovwl ed effectively, getting five wickets ...
FISHING NET SEIZED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
FISHING NET SEIZED. / Some excitement was caused at the latter end of last week amongst fish ermen and onlookers in the vicinity_ of the lagoon by the appearance of an inspector of fisheries. It appears that a couple of men borrowed a boat and net from a local fisherman and worked along the foreshore. After hauling in about a basket of small silver bream, they were in the act of putting off againwhen the inspector appeared. Possibly believing that their catch consisted of undersized fish, the box containing them Was emptied overboard. The inspector entered the water, and commenced to gather the fish, and whilst so engaged one of the two fishermen made off, leaving his mate in charge of the boat, the net boeing mounted on the stern. The inspector, exasperated at Smissing one -of the men, seized the net, which is valued at £12, and had it removed. *Before doing so, how ever .the owner of the net was ad vised, and he questioned the legality of the inspector's act in resorting to such a...
Railway United v. Combined Seedsmen. V.J.C.A.—Third Grade. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
Railway United v. Combined Seeds men. V.J.C. A.--Third Grade. The sixth roiund in the comipeti tion was commenced on Saturday, when the above teams met on the ground of the former; Going in first, the Railway United put together the modest score of:75. Reilly 17, -Edwards 14 (not out), lWapshott 12, batting best; and Cum mins (six for 30), Brown (four for 14). obtaining the wickets. for the Combined Seedsmen, who, in their first innings, only made 38, mainly owing to the splendid bowling of Cardwell (five for 11), and Edwards (five for 24). The Railways have a lead of 37 on the first innings. The match will be resumed to-day, when all 'players are requested to be on the ground a't 2.30 sharp.
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. North Ports v. Kew. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
-AMONGST THE JUNIORS. North Ports v. Kew. North Ports and Kew commenced a match on Saturday last on the ground of the foimer. A V. Moon was elected captain of North Ports, the vacancy being caused by the re signation of T. Highes:. Fiddes (Kew) won the toss and sent North .Ports in.. T. Lewis and E. Keyhoe opened the innings.. The first wicket only added four runs be fbre E. Keyhoe was bowled?. C. IHag blom followed and scored 2, when he was stumped. - ~Moon, . next:._- man, stopped until 15: runs were oai; the board, when he wias bowled by Miers, G. Willianms -folloived anid together with Lewis, added 43 runs before be ing bowled by Stephenson, hailing' umade 35 runs. G. -Keyhoe joined Lewis, but the latter failed whenG63 was recorded.- F. Lewis came liext, but only scored i before being stump ed off Robinson. Wellington was bowled second- .-ball and Merrick, after making 1.2, was bowled by SMiers. Stein followed; only to lose G. Keyhoe at 86. Bowden made' one' before the innings. ...
AROUND THE CHURCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
* AROUND THE CHURCHES. Friday next, being Christmas Day, the services at Holy Trinity Church will be as follows --Holy Communion at 8 a.m. The usual morning service with Holy Communion will commence at 10:3b instead of 11. Rev. Roscoa Wilson, B.A., will be the preacher. To.morrow special rally services will be held at the Presbyterian Church. Sec advertisement in this issue. Christmas services are announced at the Ross street Baptist Church to-morrow morning and evening.
HOLIDAYS FIXED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
HOLIDAYS FIXED. Mr. J. Murray, the Chief Secre tary, has directed that an order be prepared for presentation to the Exe cutive Council, proclaiming Monday, December 28, and Saturday, January 2. public and bank holidays, in ad dition to the three statutory holidays -Friday, December 25 (Christmas Day), Saturday, December 26 (Box ing Day), and Friday, Jaiiunry 1, 1915 (New Year's Day). It will be noted that Mr. Murray has not entertained the proposal to also fix Monday, Janinary 4. The tQwn hall will be closed be tween the 24th December and Janun ary 3rd. Oni other than bank boli-, days somebody will be present to transact urgent business.
LOITERING ALLEGED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
LOITERING ALLEGED.. A lad engaged at Messrs. Swal low and Arigll's factory appeared be fore Messrs. Armstrong, Testrq, and Smith (chairman), J.'sP., at the Port Melbourne court on Thursday, in an swer to a charge of loitering in Beach-street on the 2nd December. Constable McClure said accused and about 20 others were eating lunches on the footpath and from doorsteps with legs spread out. ýome were spitting and others swearing. He told them to shift, which they did, but when. his back was turned an un seemly remark was hurled .at him by one of the number. The accused, Richard Jenkins, came back and, re occupied the position vacated at his request. Sergeant Sims said the-ase ibefore the court was brought as a warning. There had been complaints from people because the men spread their legs 'on the roadway. In answer to Mr. Armstrong, Jenkins-said they never crossed to. the other side of Beach-stireet because the hoarding afforded a break-wind. The Mayor, in accepting a promise from acc...
PORT YACHT CLUB'S RACE TO WERRIBEE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
PORT YACHT CLUB'S RACE TO WERRIBEE. The annual race to Werribee River will stmare this afternoon off the end of the lagoon pier and finish at the reeds. The crews and visitors will stay the night at \Verribee and return on Sunday. The usual "camp-fire concert," will take place on Saturday night. Members are notified that the race is open to everybody, and there is no limitation as to the number of friends that may be brought-the more the merrier. Entries, handicaps, and starting times are: N a e of H ,rdicape. Strt'n n B at. Beat. Lad. Time. Myra B. ... 95 mins. 25 mins. 2.0 p.m. Winsome ... 90 m. 25 mis.. 2.5 ,,. Frolic ... 60 mins. 10 mins. 2.15",, Rambler 25 mins. 5 miss. 2.85 , Alpha " C.J.M. Valkyrie Scratch,. Scratch. ,3.0 , Namoi
HIGHWAY ROBBERY. Three Masked Men Secure Booty. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
HIGHWAY ROBBERY. Three Masked Men Secure Booty. A pre-arranged plot to rob Mr. Frank Daws on Friday night week,. met with success at- the hands of three armed men. Mr Daws carries on three branches of a butchering estal;lishment at Port Melbourne, two in Bay-street land another in Ross-street, the latter be ing conducted by Mr. Norman Daws. Before closing time a telephone message was received at the Clare Castle Hotel, which is adjacent to the Ross-street shop, stating that a friend of Mr. Norman Daws had'?iet with an accident, and he was request ed to visit him at the Melbourne Hos pital immediately. After closing the premises, Mr. Daws, junior, decided to meet his father before going to the hospital, and he brought the day's takings with him. After malking a collection at their other business pre mises, both proceeded to the hospital in a light jinker, where enquiries elicited the fact that the telephone message was a hoax. In the light of what transpired, it is apparent that the ...
"WHOSE SUGGESTION." Cr. Page Asks a Question. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
"WHOSE SUGGESTION:" Cr. Page Asks a Question. Cr. Page, at the Council committee meeting last Tuesday, addressing the Mayor, said at the last council meet ing h.e had stated that if he (Cr. Page) continued a certain line of ac tion, Councillors would refuse to sit with him. IHeasked the Mayor whe ther he spoke for other councillors or purely for himself when making the assertion. Cr. Smith's reply was that his re marks were not the result -of any? meeting of councillors, formal or in formal. What he had said was that under certain circumstances it would be extremely difficult for coancillors to sit with Cr. Page. He only was responsible for the statement. The. foregoing relates solely to municipal affairs.
IRISH NATIONAL FORESTERS' BENEFIT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
IRISH NATIONAL FORESTERS' BENEFIT SOCIETY. The' half-yearly meeting of the above benefit society was held in St. Joseph's Hail, on Tuesday, the 8th inst. in-the presence of ah fair attend ance of members. The i~ranch amidi tor. Bro. Kealy, read ttfe half-yearly balance-sheet and auditor's' report, which showed that the society was in a good condition, and possessed a credit balance for the half-year of nearly £40. Members expressed them selves as well satisfied; considering the present conditions and the war. After a vote of thanks had been car ried to the auditor, Bro. Cook, in con nection with his report and balance sheet, the following office-bearers for the ensuing half-year were duly installed by the Past Chief Ranger: Bro. Frank Fay :--Chief Ranger, Bro. J.-O'Connor; Sub-Chief Ranger, Bro. J. Cummins; Treasurer, Bro. J. Carns; Secretary." Bro. J. Lahey; Senior Woodward. Bro. P. Corrigan; Junior Woodward, Bro. G. Carns; Senior and Junior Beadles, Bros. R. MluITugh and J. Lynch ...
LOAN PROPOSAL REVIVED. Port Melbourne Council Will Borrow £14,000. Government to Provide Money. New Works' Schedule May Be Revised. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
LOAN PROPOSAL REVIVED. Port Melbourne Council Will Borrow S .£14,000. - Government to Provide Money. New Works'"Schedule May Be :Revised. On the 'outbreak.of the European war the Port Melbourne Council was on the verge of completing arrange ments.with the Federal Bank to bor row a sum of £14,500 to carry out numerous 2-, works in the town, the enlargement of:the town hall, beauti fication ofthe foreshore, purchase of a steam roller, 'and new roads being amongst the accepted list of new works. When liostilities were an nounced negotiations fell through.. The council then purchased a steam roller; borrowing the money, £1000, from the bank on overdraft, and shelved the balance of the prepared schedule. A pleasant surprise awaited cou-n cillqrs at the committee meeting. on Tuesday evening last, when Mayor S. ith? aniour ed -that he :d ::--=20 other ?inayors liad attended a meeting arranged by the Lord Mayor, at the request of the Premier, Sir Alexan der Peacock, with a view of "ascer ta...
PICNIC BALANCE-SHEET. Congratulatory Remarks. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
PICNIC BALANCE-SHEET. Congratulatory Remarks. The balance-sheet submitted at the final meeting. of the Schools' Picnic committee, briefly referred to in our last issue, appears below.. It will be seen that after paying outstanding debts and: making dona tiqns to the prize funds of three schools in the town, a balance of £4 16/1 remains to the credit of the pic nic fund. This will give a start to next year!s festivity. The Mayor (Cr T. Smtih) who pre sided at the gathering in his room at the Town Hall, embraced the oppor tunity 'of congratulating Ex-Cr. E. F. Russell on the splendid fight he made in East Gippsland. . Although all present may not agree Wvith Mr. Russell politically, still he was sure, they would all be pleased to see one of our townsmen occupying a seat in the State Parliament.' Mr. Russell thanked the Mayor for his kind re marks' and co~iratulations.' Refer ring to' the great possibilities of East Gippsland, he expressed the opinion ,that the whole of the unemployed ...
GOAT NUISANCE. Wanderers to Be Arrested. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
GOAT NUISANCE. Wanderers to 'Be Arrested. Surely the existence of a goat is unhappy. It is forced to fospick for its "grub" under conditions foreign to most animals, and is the target of small boys who are improving their aim at stone throwing. Mr. T. B. Molomby, acting superintendent of railways, has been agitated for some time because the goat' frequent the Port Melbourne railway station, and eat the paste from and tear down posters on the platform, and in other ways do damage and give work in cleaining up the mess they make.. Mr. Molomby would like to have them shot at' sight, but our Council prohibits the use of firearms for this purlpose. HIe complained again, and asked our Council if it would take effective steps to-stop the nuisance. When considered by the Council at its last nieeting, the Mayor tho0ught they should help the Commissioners in the matter.. Cr. Sinclair admitted that they were rather bad about the station, and the surveyor said he saw four or five goats eating b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
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COVERED REFUSE BINS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
COVERED REFUSE BINS. By-Law to Be Enforced. The Board of Public Health in-' sists on all house refuse being depos ited in covered bins, and instructed the Port Melbourne Council to frame a by-law. in order to enforce its re quirements.' It has been ascertained that siich a by-law already exists in the town, but its provisions have noh been enforced. At the Council .committee meeting Cr. Gill said that each householder should be notified as to what was re quired before prosecutions were made. Cr. Howe said conditions existed at South Melbourne which he would not like to see enforced in the Port. Drums with proper fitting lids were objected to.; residents being com pelled to purchase an approved mQdel of dust bin.. The Council is to be recommended to adopt the suggestion to notify householders, and the receptacle will be subject to approval by the Sani thry Inspector.