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ROBBERY FROM HOTEL. Thief Fined £10 or Two Months. "Hiding" Preferred to Arrest. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 19 December 1914
ROBBERY FROM HOTEL. Thief Fined £10 or Two Months. "Hiding" Preferred to Arrest. Whilst Mr. and Mrs. Whittle, of the Freemasons' Hotel, Beach-street, were busy in the bar on Friday even- ing, the 11th inst., a man who had called for a drink evidently concluded the time opportune to go upstairs and steal. He made the attempt, and secured from a dressing-table in Mrs. Whittle's bedroom six handkerchiefs, a razor, and Mr. Whittle's field glasses. Everything about the table was being disarranged in an effort to secure valuables, when an alarm was given, and Mrs. Whittle appear- ed at the entrance to the room and demanded to know what the intruder was doing there. The man, Albert Sheppard by name, made no reply, and then Mr. Whittle came on the scene, and removed certain stolen articles from his pockets. Accused, when clean bowled, said, "Let me go; don't lock me up. I'd sooner somebody take to me and give me a hiding." Constable McCulloch said he ar- rested accused on the steamer Mara- ...
Three-Rink Competition. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
T. hree-Rink Comjietition. -In this competition, the Port re presentatives scored a win over lfoonce Ponds by 8 points. The totals wvere-Port 1?felbouine, 81;. 1foonee Ponds, 71. The Peacock Governmeint appears to be attempting a desperate grab at the cable tramways, whose lease ex plires in July, 1916. The tramvways are the rightful herit?ige of the inuni cipalities, who pledged the rate payers credit to the extbnt. of £1,650,000 at the time of construp tioni.
BOWLING. Ports Beaten by North Fitzroy. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
BOWLING. Ports Beaten by North Fitzroy. On the local green last Saturday, the 4-rink teams of the local and North Fitzroy clubs fought out an even game. Victory eventually rest ed with the visitors by seven points, chiefly through the efforts of Barr's rink in scoring. 30.. to Hayman's 17. Howe's rink was down 4 to Wallace's, whilst Johnston's and Wootton's were up 9 and 1 respectively. The scores were: - North Fitzroy. Rink 1.-Park, Scott, Barnes, Barr . . . . . 30 Rink. 2.- Britten, Sipavin, J. B. '. S. .Coon, Wallace . . 32 Rink 3.-Thorp, Martin; Hood,. Breweir . . . 18 Rink 4. Robertson; Magnus :J.-. M'artin; Beachamm . 14 Total 94 Port Melbourne. Rink, i-Wyatt, Jenkins, 'I?Keahn "Haymian . . . .. 17 Rinl 2. Liutk e,- Wilson, Cleland, Howe . . 28 Rink 3.-Doyle, Campbell, Ad iams, Wootton . .. 19 Rink 4.-Spielvogel, Butler, Har rop, Johliston . . 23 Total .. ....... 87
Port I.O.R. v. Melbourne I.O.R. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
Port 1.0?.. v. Mplbourno LO.R. The above matchwas won by Pork, by 41 rums. The scores were :-Port, 42 and 96 (Thurling 11 hnd 21, Mou lin 24, Greig 1). The bowling was done by Fentoi, five for 39; Smith, two for 24; Willmott, nine for 13 and Thiurling, two for 5. Willmott put lup an excellent per formaince with the ball. The-club is ve y pleased to see a.young player shoing, such promise. Thet will be no play till after the New Yea?': when the club will meet G.Clifton Hiin oii their opponents' ground.
Wesleys C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
Wesleys C.C. The local Wesleys last Saturday suffered defeat at the hands of Wel lington.Street by seven wickets. Wel lington Street, who had lost 8 for 22 in response to Graham Street's 92, only added three more runs, Nor, Carnie taking both remaining wickets in his first over. Graham-street.- bat" -ting two men short, made 89 in their second attempt, J. Turner scoring 23, R. Trevorrow 15, and R. Douglas 10. not- ouit. Wellington Street thus' re quired 46 runs jo -win; which ,they miade for the :'ss of three wick~ts~. which fell te . Rendall, 2 for 18; and Alan Piayli,-1 for 13. The c'ub .o into recess till. Janu ary 9t:Ih, whien they play Carlton; at Port Mel'otiouine.
South Ports v. Victoria Brewery. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
Soutlih Ports v Victoria Brewery. This - match was brought to n early conclusion last Saturday,: vie tory resting with the V.B.'s by one iinings and 102 ifuns. The scores.were: South Ports; first innings . 75 South Ports, second innings 25 Total .. 100 Bowling analysis:-Bowring, onie wicket for 17 runs, and five for 12; Coles,; four for 6 and five for 8 (in cluding the hat trick), Hemill, two Victoria Brewery (first in innings): .. . .. .. ..202 -Crooks, not out, 66; Cole, 52; Knell, not out, 29,; mmellen, one for 23; Stevenson, one for 25; W. Ryan, one for 26; Biggsley, one for 43; M. Ryan, inone for 34; O'Connor, none for 18; Drysdale, ione for 14. Owing to the returns not being. complete, the South Ports' drawing has been postpbned until January 4. - match will take place to-day on the above ground, bctweei teams i'e presenting-the Graham Hot-el and the Devonshire Arms Hotel (Fitzroy). Great interest is being taken in this match, which.prcoiises to be iinter esting.
RECHABITE SEND-OFF. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
S RECHABITE SEND-OFF. On Thursday night, December 17, the members of the local Rechabite lodge tendered a farewell social to Bro. Fred. Garner, who is .leaving with. the second Expeditionary Force. The Mayor,- Cr. Smith, District Director, presided, and Bro. G. Greig opened proceedings with an over ture, after Which Miss L. Wilmot re cited viery nicely, "Trooper Camp bell." Bro. Sid. Holmes gave a fine rendering of "Nelson," and Mr. Ar thui. Metcalf livened up the audience with a humorous song, "Me Too," and responded to an encore. The Mayor then presented Bro. P. M?ee with a clock for services - ren dered during his term of office. He urged all members to strive to go through the chairs, which would be found beneficial to them. Bro. Fred. Garner was called upon and the Mayor, on behalf of the lodge, pre sented him with a wristletwatch, and wished him "God-speed and a safe return." He admired the spirit vhich pirompted him to volunteer. Already/nearly 500 Rechalbiies had enlisted, a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
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Swallow and Ariell v. Albert Park. (V.J.C.A.—Third Grade.) [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
innings; by 36 ruins. Scoies Albert Park: .First Iinings (closed), 8 foi 179 Second Innings, 7 for .. 37 "s Swallow and Ariell. Fist Inning . 143 For 8 wallow and 'Ariell,. the chief ;pel rmiers were Leiwis 33, Robinson 24,. Goodsoir 22, Coingues 20, and Muinyard 16, with the bat,; and Rob ison, five for 25, and Cody, two -for 15, withli the ball.
LABOR PARTY. Press Again Excluded. Secretary Departs With Branch Books. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
LABOR PARTY. Press Again Excluded. Secretary' Departs With Branch Books. Although at the last branch meet ing of the local Labor League ;a majority decided to admit press re presentatives-local and metropoli tan-to its deliberations, they were again debarred from attending on Monday evening last. A few minutes after eight o'clock, whilst very few members were pre sent in the meeting chamber, although a nuniber were in the immediate vicin ity outside, Cr. Gill entered. Imme diately the meeting opened, he moved that the branch go into com mittee. The %otion was apparently carried. On those outside entering, together with press representatives, the Mayor, who. presided, informed the press. of what had taken place, and they withdrew, much to the sur prise of members of the party who had entered within two minutes of the branch opening. n eeslof-fl '-pres~men,-the secretary, Mr. M. Conniff, left the 'meeting carrying the branch's books. From what Was learned Mr. Conniff some time ago had...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Fisherman's Bend Mission. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. Fisherman's Bend Mission. The sale of gifts recently held at the Fisherman's Bend mission hall had a very successful termination, the amount realised, including dona tions, being £20/3/1. From this sum £2/11/3, representing expenses, has to be deducted. An amount of £1 12/6 has been received from Mr. W. C. Miller, who gave a concert,the bet result amounting to £19/4/4. The fair was opened by the Rev. P. J. Masters. The stalls were tastefully decorated, and the goods were free ly disposed of. The committee wish to thanuk all who contributed in goods and money, and worked.so hard towards achieving such at sat isfactory result.
Railway United v. Combined Seedsmen. V.J.C.A.—Third Grade. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
Railway_ United v.: Combined Seeds men. V.J.C.A.-Third Grade. The above match was concluded on Saturday; the_ Railwa United winning by .12 runs: At? the finish. of the first day's play, the Railways, in. their first innings; had made. 75 and the Combined Seedsmen, 38. Resum ing play on Saturday, the Railways, in their second innings, lost four wic kets for 72, when the captain decided to close, thus leaving the Seedsmen. 110 to make to win, which they very nearly succeeded in doing, making 97 before the last wicket fell. Sending in Digby and Wilson, they inade a good start.reaching 63 before Digby, who- haid batted. nicely for 40; was caught by Edwards off his own bowling. Then there was a sudden collapse, excepting the last wicket which put on 20 runs. Those who batted and bowled best for the Rail ways were i Eeilly, 45 (not 9ut) and 17; Edwards, 14 (not' out) ; Wap shott 12, and Tyrell 10. Edwards, ten for 49; Cardwell, six for 31,: and McDonald, three for 20. Notes. Players and s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
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Swallow and Ariell v. Richmond Footballers. (V.J.C.A.—Second Grade.) [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
Swallow and Ariell v. Richmond Footballers. (V.J.C.A.-Second Grade.) The result of this game wa1s the: defeat of the former by 66 runs on the first innings. The respective totals were: Richmond Footballers. First Innings : . . . . 174 Second Innings, 4 wickets for 35 Swallow and Ariell. First Innings. . . . . . 108 For the latter club Purvis was the chief rin-getter, with a creditahlo contribution of 43. BarfoQt made 14 and Duffy 12. Phillips, four for 7; and Gilbert, five for: 34, bowled well. The Foothballers owed their success principally to Cronk (59 and two wic kets for 14), andt Ohlson (53 and four wickets-.f. 36), twq- good all round performances.
Eggs for "Our Boys." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
Eggs for- '"Our Boys." i Mrs. Middleton, member of the Nott-street school committee, enlist ed the assistance of school children in order that our volunteers at Broadmeadows should receive a sup ply of eggs. At the Nott-street State school 348 were brought, and at St. Joseph's R. C. school, 286; Pupils at Miss Rendall's private school in Bay-street contributed 79, the total being 613. Mrs. liEddleton made a similar collection for volunteers with the first contingent. Loyal Cosmopolitan Lodge, P.A.F.S. The half-yearly installation of of ficers to Cosmopolitan lodge took place in the Dispensary Hall. The W..M., Bro. Rogerson, presided, and a large niumber of members were pre sent. The installing officer, W.D.M.,. Bro. R. J. Ross,. was in attendance, and the visitors included a former District Master in Bro. Heather. Of ficial visits were received from Nos. 1 and 2 Ladies'. Lodges, and also from No. 18 Loyal Emerald Hill lodge. The officers elected at the previous mieeting were install...
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. North Ports v. Kew. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. North Ports v. Kew. Kew, who had lost seven wickets for 78 runs, -restimed their innings. last Saturday, with Ryan and Robin son. When 89 had been reached Robinson failed. Firman joined Ryan and the score was taken to 129. Bullock, the last man, assist ed Ryan to.bring the total to 18.. North Ports opened their second innings with E. Keyhoe and Welling ton, the former only scoring 5 be fore being bowled. Stein was bowled by Williams with 8 to his credit. F. Lewis brought the score from 29 to 70 before Williams. was caught at 14 runs. F. Lewis scored 22 before losing his wicket,: and loonii and Bowden played out time. Scores: NORTH PORTS. First Innings .... .. .. .. 90 Second Innings. - E. Keyhoc, b Bullock...... 5 A. Wellington, c Miers, b Bul lock .. .. .... .. .. .. 14. J. Steinl b Robinson- .. .... 8 G. Williams,- e Firiman, b Ste~ph enson . . . .14 R. Merrick, b Bullock .. .. ... 2 F. Lewis, c Stephenson, b Fir man .. . .. .. .. . .. .. 24 r. Keyhoe, rui n o...
STATE SCHOOL VACATION. Childre[?] [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
STATE SCHOOL VACATION. Childr Quite and fri G1. little ones Each ehild also -wa. handed a bag of lollies and bisciit. as they imarched out of the ioom. 'The other class-roomg were visited in turn, and after a -song from the pupils and addresses from the Rev. r. Joyee, and the Rev. Mr. Masters, tie prizes were distributed by some of the lady visitors to the winners. The main function, however,; took place ini the class-room of the seniog scholars. The gold medal pr?e. ed by Mr. Sumnhter, M\L.A,: was so closely contested that the results of three examinations failed to separate Master J. Williamis and Miss Elsie Thackrah. The chairman of the School Com mittee (Mr. J. Smith) thereupon pre sented a second gold medal, so that both these pupils were honoured on this occasion. Miss Edith Somes was the recipi-L ent of a gold medal, donated by the School Committee, for a most re markable performance. The records of the school showed that this girl attended every meeting of the school for nin...
THE SECOND ELEVENS. PORTS WIN. MOSS, SIX WICKETS FOR 27 RUNS. COLLINS, 40 NOT OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
THE SECOND ELEVENS. PORTS WIN. MOSS, SIX WICKETS FOR 27 RUNS. COLLINS, 40 NOT OUT. -The second elevens concluded theit engagement at Camberwell.. - victory resting with Ports by 14 runs on the first innings. TheAscores were: :Port Seconds. First Innings . . 186 Camberwell Seconds. First Imnning?... . 172 : Second Innings, 7. ickets for 97 For the winners . Collins batted well for 40 not out. followed by Fair.' child 40, Piatt 25, Jonies 20, and Hodgetts 16. M?oss bowled effective-: ly in Camberwell's first? innings, se curiing six wickets- for; 27 r' in$. Jones, one for 17; Pratt, one for 38; and Hodgetts, olioe for 45, _tok the other wickets. I-i Camberweil's se cond inninigs, Pratt took the bowlivng honors withl four for 24. . Jqnes se cured one for 12; Hubbard, ofne for 20;. and Moss, one for 27. On the Cambeirwell :'side,. the best work with the bat was done by Camip bell .37, Lowe 32 and 27, Wells 33 and 14, Holland 36 and 10; and Little 21: Robinson, four forei44; Opie,. two f...
THE A.N.A. Sports Night. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
THE -A.A.R, Sports Night There was- a` good attndace at the branch meeting of lthe A-NA. on Ti'esday nwat :?.ek, the nevwly-eleotod ing the chair. The committee pre sented its usual report, which was re ceived and adopted. Dr. Cuscaden and Captain Davies wrote, expressing thanks for the letters of congratu lations. Messrs. J. L. Murphy and L. Hughson were elected full benefit members (both on clearance), and two proposals were received. Messirs. Sanderson-.and Insall reported at tending the Dispensary Committee; Mr. Ewart reported on the result of the rifle competition; and Mr. Wal ters returned thanks on behalf of the rifle team and himself for considera tion shown by the branch Mr. Wal ters finished second in the aggregate during the competition, and was heartily congratulated. A sports' tournament followed for which points will be allotted. . The first of the series was a bowling competition. The result was: H. Brereton, 1; E. E. Ew art, 2; R. Gill, 3.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 26 December 1914
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