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PEOPLE ARE SAYING: [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYIWG:.:; That the Presbyterian Tennis Club are going ahead. That they are having a tennis court. constructed adjoining the Presbytery. That it will probably be .finished by the middle of February-a full sized asphalt court. That' Monday's alleged libel case fizzled out. That the Mayor declined to'have anything, to do with it. That those behind 'the sceies were sorry the case did not go to trial. That Inspector. Mlacmanamnny was among the disappointed ones, as lihe had attended fully prepared to "make things hum." That it won't be easy to replace the Rev. Mr. Hol, a j in the Port. That it would be hard to get a mau who is so popular as lie with all classes in the Port. That although Portonians are ex tremely sorry to let him go they are glad the "powers that be" have ro cognised that in Geelong, Mr. Hollow will be the right man in the right place, with fuller scope for his great talents. That the Labour Leagurers were "bushed" on Monday night. That the "electorate counci...
NO STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
NO STRIKE. Port M?lbourne people aife glad that there is not to be a wharf la bourers' strike.. Had it been. decided t to "down tools" it would have affec ted the district terribly. So many of the men here work at the wharves that a long idle spell would have en tailed severe lhardship all round The decision of the meeting in Syd ney, of course, left the course clear for the local workers., who had .oily: to abide by the ruling of tlie?ir lcad ers. ;At the ';mass meetiug; ii?;?thi men iithe Town Hallron Tuaesday night there ias \eay ie; intei change" ol,: pinibOn a.d the excit ment. hieli? 'revaihled can bee :esti matedi?'iom tlihelseuessof the oe.?, Generallv. the local feeli?g is-.that "All's well that ends well.'.
DEATH OF MR. B. RICHARDS FORMER MASTER OF GRAHAM STREET SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
DEATH OF MR. B. RICHARDS FORMER MASTER OF GRAHAM STREET SCHOOL. News of -the death, on January 12th, of Mr. B. Richards, formerly head master of Graham-street State School, will occasion sincere regret among his wide circle of friends in Port Melbourne. Mr. Richards came to Graham-street from Ashby State School about two years ago, and on leaving carried with him the good wishes of the community. Of a quiet, genial disposition, he made hosts of friends and no enemies. With all who knew him in Port Melbourne he was deservedly popu lar.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
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CRICKET. THE CHAMPIONSHIP. Ports Again Leaders. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
CRICKET. THE -CHATVIPIOtMSHIP. Ports- Again Leaders. Brunswick and Geelong having been defeated on Saturday by Malvern and Caulfield respectively, .Port Melbourne have again assumed leadership with 20 points. Brunswick 19, and Geelong 17 come next, with Elsternwick 14, and Brighton 13 lying handy. Port Melbourne v. Elsternwick. At Port Melbourne on the first day, Elsteruwick made 120, and the Ports lost three for 130. Brereton 34 and Wil mott 30 got to work briskly, runs com ing at the rate of one a minute. "D)on" and "Banks" McColl held up their- ends until 238 was on the board, when the innings was declared closed. Elsternwick's second essay at the wic kets brought no better success than their first innings, nine wickets having gone for- 79 (Brand 36) when stumps weie drawn. Had not Spry and Ed dington stonewalled for the last qqar ter of an hour, Ports would undoubtedly have gained the extra point. PORT MELBOURNE. First Innings. A. Radeniacher, c Curphy, b Wynu.d ham .... .. .. ....
CRICKET. PORTS v. CAMBERWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
CRICKET. PORTS v. CAMBERWELL. The teams selected to meet Cani berwell to-day are as follow : First eleven-Anderson, Brere ton, Jamieson, Jones, McColl (3), Rademacher, St. John, Taylor and Willmott. Second eleven-Clark, Craig, Hair, Hodgetts, Lusch, Moss, Sin: clair,.F., Schaefer, Smith, Tate and Walsh. SILVER STAR v. SOUTH MELB. CLUB ELEVEN. The latter, in the one-and-a half hours allowed to bat, knocked up 115 for 9 wickets. Silver Star re plied with 94 for 4 wickets, when time was called. A. Dredge 33 not out, W. Coxon 29 and A. Harper 7 not out batted best for the Stars, and Dredge (2), Sidwell, Coxon, Harper and Paton (I wicket each) did the bowling. On Tuesday night last the Presi dent was the recepient of a hand some framed group of players and supporters. To-day's match is against Eltham. Players and supporters note that the motor drag will leave factory at I.45 sharp. Fare 2/6. At the A.N.A. meeting next Tuesday night a "Chairman's Competition" will take place. Younger memb...
CONSTABLE BROWN'S VERSATILITY. How He Managed Frightened Horse. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
CONSTABLE BROWN'S 'VERSATILITY. How He Managed Frightened Horse. Constable Brown's duties at Port Melbourne pier have before now led him to display his versatility. There was a very good case in point on Thursdiy. Considerable trouble had been experienced in gettinv a nerrous horse on board the White Star liner P.ersic.. For nearly hallf an hour the stevedores tried to get the frightened ianimihl tpenter the "loose box" with uts?t·~s ess. Cajolery and force were cq(wi1l 1;un ia?ailing. Then Constable roinoti bii l)ppeared on the scene. litei;iliindfolding the horse and fix ini.the:,rope jin its mouth as a "bit., lie?walked'it :into the box with an ease that.- made - the others wonder . wh tl t:iecoulidnot have done it before. Tlie constable's reward was a subdued career 'from the onlookers on the wha:f and on the decks of the Per This simply goes to prove thafo when you are in a difficulty, "Ask a policeman." He's the one.
CHURCH NEWS. Presbyterian. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
CHURCH NEWS. Presbyterian. All Presbyterians are reminded of the services in the Church to-morrow, at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. The annual re port,will be to hand in the pews for all members and adherents. Special attention is called to the ailnnual Con gregatioinal nieeti(i . to be held in the Church on Wedn esday, January 28, at S p.mn., when, in addition to. the usual busiiiess, there will be other and very importantl buisiess affect.iig tihe whole cougregation. The T'eniiis Club has now been. fairly floated and the new court is in the hands of the asphalters, to be completed oI F'ebruary 20. A large number have already joined Ihle mcm bership. One of the members has donated thlie whole of the wire-netting required, whilst, lthe maile memnbers have gratuitously donie all thn ear pentering.
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. For the' coming week the pro gramme - at'' the Port Melbourfie theatre will eclipse anything pre viously presented. 'On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday there will be two star pictures-"A Fiend and his Friends," and "From Manger to Cross." The latter is one of the most impressive. films ever screened, and nobody should miss seeing it. "The Picket Guard," which wvill be shown on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, depicts AmeriCan Civil War scenes. A big attraction is announced as coming shortly in " The Midst .of the Jungle."'
DRUIDS' GALA. PORT MELBOURNE STALL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
DRUIDS' GALA. -,PORT MELBOURNE STALL. A meeting was held on Thursday evening in the Mayor's Room, Town Hall, in connection with the' proposed stall for Port Melbourne at the forthcoming Druids' Gala, the proceeds of which go to the Austin Hospital for Incurables and the Kindergartens. The Mayoress (Mrs. Page) presided over a com mittee of 26 ladies and gentlemeni and the matter was taken up witrh great enthusiasm. Mr. D. C: Armstrong, J.P., was present on behalf of the Board of Management of the Hospital, as well as two executive officers of the Druids' Order. The local Druids' Lodges were well represented, there being two or more from each lodge. It was resolved to hold a Euchre Party in the Supper Room on Wed nesday, 28th inst. Tickets, is., in cluding prizes and refreshments. Mr. Edward Wale, secretary of the Normanby Lodge, was chosen to carry out the arrangements. The next meeting of the com mittee will be held on the 28th inst., ot .7.30 p.m. Donations in goods or money will b...
TRADE PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
TRADE PICNIC. Employees of the Derrick lMann .facturing Co.. Bay-street. celebrated their third annual piciec last Satur day at Piicnic' Point, near Sandring ham. Together with their friends, two van .loads left the works shortly after nine o'clock, returning at 310 p.m., after spending a most pleaunr a,.ble outing. MIr. Gosman, the pro prietor, was present, and assisted in providing amusement for the pie nickers. n feature greatly apprecia ted by the employees. The company was photographed, and copies will be valued by the participants as a mem ento of a "good day."
FOOTBALL CLUB. Committee Meets. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
FOOTBALL CLUB. Committee Meets. The first meeting for some consid erable time of the Port Melbourne Football Club's committee was held last Tuesday eveniing when the atten dance was large, and considerable in terest was 'displayed in the club's affairs. The comnuittee decided to make part paymelnt to their credi tors, so far as the funds in their ac count would ullow. £23/S/- was dis bursed, which disposed. of all money possessed by the club. The annuial meeting was fixed for the 23rd .Feb ruary, at the Town lHall. The bazaar. to assist the club and pay off debts conlrac'ted last season, will be held nm the 20th, 27th. and 28th February in the local Town Hall.
TOWN COUNCIL. Nott Street School Tenders. Vigilance Member and Police Patrol. "Bathing Without Costumes." [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
TOWN COUNCIL. Nott Street School Tenders. Vigilance Member and Police Patrol. "Bathing Without Costumes." The Mayor, Cr. A. L. Page, pre sided at the fortnightly meeting of the Town Council on- Tuesday night. There was not a very heav' agenda down for disiission; so that the pro ceedings were not of a lengthy char acter. VIGILANCE. AMEMBER RESIGNS. A' letter was read from IMr. A. Jackson tendering his resignation as a member of the Vigilance Com mittee of Port Melbourne. He gave as his reason for doing so that there was too mluch responsibility left on the hands of a few civilians "to whom it would be of great assistance if a police constable made his appear ance occasionally on the beach, as far along as the New Pier. It was a common sight there to see men and boys undressinii themselves, and bathingi witholtt costumes." It was agreed to send the letter on to Sergeant Nugent. IIAWKERS' LICENSES. A letter was read from the Muni cipal Association of Victoria ae knowledgifng receipt o...
GOOD TEMPLARS. Influence of Picture Shows. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 January 1914
GOOD TEMPLARS.. Influence of Picture Shows. On Tuesday evening the [Mutual Help Lodge, at its meetin,' in the Lodge room, Graham-street, received an oflicial visit from the members of the First Orient Lodge of the "S.S. Orvietta." The visitors brought with them the fraternal greetings of Bro tlher Aldernuan Joseph Malino. J.P.. Grand Chief Templar of Engilad. and spoke of the success'toll telulertlace work done by the lodge on the last voyage from England. the lodge on board now numbering over thirty members. Visitors were also present from the Melbourne aud Pioneer lodees. Several songs were coittribn ted. anud an interesting debate. ar rann'd by Bros. D. Lanaglev and L. Martiin, on "The Intluence of Picture Shows," was ably argued. The ver diet of the judges was that picture shows, properly conducted. have an ted(luational and I, ........ influhence. It was decided to form a swimming club in connection with the lodge and Bros. M'aun, D. Latgley. L. Martin, and Sisters Gota and Mar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 31 January 1914
PORT PICTURE THEATR, ,CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN I.E! TEKNENINC. SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMMES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE WEEK NIGHTS and MATINEES (Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Matinee, 2.30. SPECIAL NOTICE TO CHILDREN.. Doll for Girls, and Cricket Set for Boys, given to the holders of winning numbers at Saturday's Matinee. TWO STAR FILMS for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: The Conscience Fund. -AND The Animal. STAR FILM for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: The Maaster Crook. Further Big Attrac S tions being Booked. Complete Change of Programme, lMonday & Thursday. SPECIAL NOTICE TO PATRONS: The Management beg to notify that New Electric Fans are now erected throughout the Theatre for the comfort of patrons, thus making it one of the Coolest and Best Ventilated Theatres around Melbourne. ^ PORT MELBOURNE S *® ® BRANCH, No. 28, MEETS DISPENSARY HALL. MEMBERSHIP ..... 450 ...
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. NEXT WEEK'S STARS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 31 January 1914
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. NEXT WEEK'S STARS. The programme at the local theatre for the coming week is one of all round excellence. In the pictures to be thrown on the screen subjects grave and gay are pres ented in most attractive form. On Monday, Tuesday and Wed nesday the star film is "The Con science Fund," a sensational yarn which tells how a father redeems his past by giving back his wrongly amassed fortune in the way of con science money. "The Animal," a forcefully told narrative with maternal love forming the keynote, and "The Master Crook," a slash ing detective story, are the other star subjects.
THE TOUR OF A SMILE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 31 January 1914
THE TOUR OF A SMILE. My papa smiled this morning when He came downstairs, you see, At Mamma; and when he smiled then She turned and smiled at me; And when she smiled at me I went And smiled at Mary Ann Out in the kitchen, and she lent It to the hired man. So then he smiled at some one who He saw .when going by Who also smiled and ere he knew Had twinkles in his eye; So he went to his office then And smiled right at his clerk, Who put some more ink on his pen And smiled back from his work. So when his clerk went home he smiled Right at his wife, and she Smiled over at their little child As happy as could be; And then their little child, she took The smile to school, and when She smiled at Teacher from her book Teacher smiled back again. And then the teacher passed on one To little James McBride, Who couldn't get his lessons done No matter how he tried; And Jamesy took it home and told How Teacher smiled at him When lie was tired and didn't soold, But said: "Don't worry, Jim I" And wh...
THEIR JUBILEE YEAR. Presbyterians Plan Scheme. For Church Improvements. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 31 January 1914
THEIR JUBILEE YEAR. Presbyterians Plan Schehne. For Church Improvements. It was over a good attendance that Rev. Mr. J. D. Landels presided on Wednesday night, when the annual meeting of the Presbyterian Church was held. Mr. D. C. Armstrong presented the annual report of the session and spoke of the success.of the various schemes and ministry of Mr. Landels. The reports, outlined below, were adopted. The following eleven nominations were made for seven )laces on the board of management:-Messrs. J. Watson, M. 1-H. Tucker, R. Ferguson, J. Begg, A. J. Taylor, J. Bruce, F. Lawrence, A. Pentland, A. Suther land, G. Thomson, and W. Wilson. A ballot takes place and the result will 'be known on February 9th. As a token of appreciation for the services rendered by Mr. Landels, a special honorarium of £10 was voted on the motion of Mr. Armstrong, seconded by Mr. J. Brown. This being the jubilee year, a spe cial scheme of improvement and re novations was considered and adopt ed. to be taken on...
Church Property Free of Debt. An Eventful Year. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 31 January 1914
Church Property Free of. Debt. An Eventful Year. In regard to the past year the fea ture of the reports submitted at the annual meeting of Port Melbourne Pres byterian Church, on Wednesday evening ,was, of course, the induction of their new :minister, Rev. J. D. Landels. Mr. D. C. Armstrong, senior clerk, submitted the report of the Session, which contained the following:--"Dur ing the year the principal concern was to get a suitable successor to the retir ing minister, and after considerable prayer and anxiety, the congregation decided to call the Rev. J. D. Landels, who, having accepted the call, was duly inducted and entered upon his labors on the 5th June, 1913. During the vacancy the congregation was ably assisted by the Rev. J. If. Mackay, of South AMel bourne, who acted as interim Moderator and whose tact helped to overcome any little misunderstandings that are usual at such a titue. The Session notice with pleasure the increase in the Church membership, 32 having been added ...