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THIEF FIGHTS FOR LIBERTY. Caught in Hotel Bedroom. Licensee Kicked and Hit. £10 or Two Months Imposed. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
'THIEF FIGHTS FOR LIBERTY. , .aught in. Hotel. Bedroom.` ! S iLoenseeo Kicked and_ Hit. i0 Or 7Two Months limposed. Another iniwelcome ...visitor has ,tried his hand at thieving froi the.` bedroom of Mr and Mirs. Whittle, pit tihe Freeinasois' Hotel, arind failed. On this occasion lthe thief,:a stroigly biiltminan- of 28 years, when corner ed, fougith and kicked like a madman; and with the greatest diffiultyy. was held' uintil the arrival of the police: The circumstances, as related -to Messrs.: Armstrong, Howe, and-Tes tro, J.'sP.. on ?-Thursday; were - that as M"frs. Whittle attempted to enter liei bedroom. at 8 30 on the evening .6f Jaiitiary 4, the dodr. was bloblcked againsthleir S"itchig?1 oii the elec frictlight, she put her; I.ead aroaund the door. and saw:a ma?l -hiding be- hhiiid omne' 'clothing. hanging there. She sceiemed for :assistaince, and the man Austin Byroii by 'name, grabbed her b-v tihe `wrists, aind said,- "Don't :imake '. noise .give me a chiance," ,at the sme...
State School Students' Success. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
-State School students' Success. At the recent examination the fol lowing pupils of the Graham-street State school were successful in gahi-n ing the, merit certificate issued by the Education department:-John' Anu tonio, Henry Chandler, Alan Cooper, Villiam Rees, ,Erie Smith, ArthurI Luff, Frank: Swainger, Lily Lucas, and Edith Somes, In addition to these, Alico Browne, Hannah Wil-. Hiams aid Ray Blalnch, who failed in one subject only, will be re-examined in that subject at the supplementary examination in February next.
CHRISTMAS DAY OFFENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
CHRISTMAS DAY OFFENDERS. At. the local coutrt oi.x Saturday,. 26th December, Gustav. Gustaufason was fined 20/-,- or three days'. im prisonment;. for having, behaved' in San offenisive manner in Beach-street on Christmas Day. A charge of being drunk and dis -orderly, pieferred against, Sydney Young, was the only Qthe.r case" listed for hearinug". A fine of -5/- ori 12 hours'. imprisonment -4was: inflicted." Both these "Christmas Bokes" fell to Constable Walshe.' - - - .
BAY STREET FIRE. Pledges and Valuables Destroyed. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 9 January 1915
--BAY: STREET' FIRE. Pledges and Valuables Destroyed. Last Sunday evening ain outbreak .of flre oceurred at the premises: of Mlr. . L.-:Cohen, at the corner of Bay and Bridgestreet. The alarm. was given shortly before sevyeri. o'clock, .and a .fe?w minuites latei the Port and South Melbourne brigades answered with two hose carts, a salvage van, arid eight ien. Entiance8 ias gained through the. ear ?f th ppiemises, and after ? short ight the flames. subdued. It was then asceritained that coin , siderable damage had.been doneie to stock in the--maini shop, both by fire and water. A- large iniumber.. of? pledges, largely consisting of cloth ing, were destroyed in the store=room at the rear. 'Atthe tinie of the outbreak,. Mr. anid f Mrs. Cohein arid family were ab seiit from the premises. The aause. of the fire 'is unknown:. The building, which ,is the property _f Mrs. A. Dobly?i, wvas insured if- the Victoria Insurance Co: forz£1,000, and the.contents;in the South British Insurance Co....
BAPTIST C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
BAPTIST C.C'. The Christmas vacation. having passed. the team rallied in good num bers last Saturday; when they met Collins street on the latters' ground.. The. Port skipper lost the toss, took the field, and wasable to silence the batsmen f6r8 i-runs. J. McKissock, the second change bowler, did best with the ball, having at one stage 3 for none, and finished with 4 for 3; S. Holmes a for 17.. The locals could only. respond with the -moderate. score of 66, or 15 behind, a deficiency which to-day they have every hope of wiping off. E. Kelly batted well for 19, as dfd' W. Holmes 12, and W. Fletcher io. Players and supporters will please journey by 2.15 train this afternoon.
RAILWAY UNITED v. ALBERT PARK A.N.A. V.J.C.A.—THIRD GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
RAILWAY UNITED v. ALBERT PARK A.N.A. - V.J.C.A.-THIRD GRADE. The above match was commenced on the ground of the latter at Albert Park on Saturday. , The Railways' captain, winning the toss, decided to let the A.N.A. have first use. of the wicket. In less than one hour's play all: were out for :38, owing to the splendid bowling,. of McDonald (5 for 5) and Tyrell (3 for 3), Card well and Edwards- obtaining .the other: two wickets. The Railways,.' in their first innings, made xo5 before they were disposed-of. Reilly 4,. Moxham.I4, and Wapshott 13 were the only batsmen to reach double figures. , With a.,lead of -67 on the first innings the Railways hope- to get the. A.N.A; out for. less, than 'that number, to-day,= and so obtain. another three-point win. All players are requested to be on.the ground at 2.45 sharp. :
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
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ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
ELECTRIC SPARKS. The L.O.L. will hold a picture night on Tuesday evening next at the Port Theatre. The next meeting of the Water man Benefit Committee will be held at Hooper's Albion Hotel on Wednesday, 20oth inst. The local Friendly Society's Dis pensary made a profit of 'z7 los. from its cash trading system during the eight months since initiated. The shadows of victory are well reflected over our C3 pennant bowlers. They are the only un defeated team in the section. Mr. Testro, J.P., was on Monday presented with a pair of white gloves,-an old time custom observed when a "clean sheet" occurs. Levies to the Port Melbourne Friendly Society's Dispensary have Sbeen fixed at 2/-, I/9 and x/2. These amounts are the same as last year. A special meeting of the local Labor League has been convened for Monday evening next. A secre tary to fill the position vacated by Mr. M. Conniff will. be elected. Mr. J. L. Ferns, secretary to the Dispensary, from what- members said at the annual meeting,...
DISPENSARY COMMITTEE. ANNUAL MEETING. A PROSPEROUS YEAR. CARETAKER PROPOSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
DISPENSARY COMMITTEE. ANNUAL MEETING. A PROSPEROUS YEAR. CARETAKER PROPOSITION. At the Dispensary Committee meeting on Thursday evening the following lodge delegates attended: Australian Lodge, Messrs. I. Joel and J; L. Ferns; Court Sandridge, Mr. G. H. Taylor ; Court Forest of Dean, Cr. A. Tucker; Britannia, Messrs.; D. W. Turnbull and J. Nicol ; Avon, Mr. G. Varney; Royal Charter, Messrs. -A. L. Toohey and G. Robertson; Loyal Wildey, Mr. W. E. Holland; Loyal Sandridge, Messrs. F. D. Martin and A.:W. Dennis; A.N.A,, Messrs. W. G. Insall and A. H. Sanderson; Cos mopolitan, P.A.F.S., Messrs. "E. May.and A. H. Gaylor ; Tramways, Mr. E. Adair; Victoria Benefit Society, Mr. Holmes, Junr. Salis bury, Mr. W. Eddy; Rising Star, Messrs. W. H. Ward and P. Mee; Sarsfield, I.O.F.. Mr. J. J. Cams; Normanby, Messrs. S. Adair and P. Schaefer; St. Joseph's, Mr. Alf. Hol land; Duchess of York, Miss Aanensen; Princess May, -Miss M illett. . . . . : . - PURCHASE OF BLINDS. A quotation for 6 holland b...
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. NORTH PORTS v. CLIFTON HILL A.N.A. V.J.C.A. FIRST GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
AMONGST THE. JUNIORS. NORTH PORTS v. CLIFTON HILL A.N.A. V.J C.A. FIRST GRADE. A match between the above clubs was begun on the lagoon on Satur day afternoon. Moon, of the North Ports, won the toss from H. Thomp son, -and sent the visitors to the wickets. Hutchinson and.-Greenwood were the opening batsmen for the A.N.A., Wellingtoii and- Lewis being the bowlers. When 29 runs were re corded, Greenwood, who had -scored 23 of the total, was caught by Mer rick off Wellington. : McKelson fol lowed, and after adding two was bowled by Welligton. Roper joined Hutchinson and made 17. Hutchin son was then caught by Merrick off Cumberledge, after having compiled ii. H.. Thompson was accounted for first ball, and then .L. Thompson. and Halfpenny added 29 runs for the 7th wicket. T. Clarke' and Heather took the score fronig 9 to: 122, for which total the innings, closed. = Athalf-past 5, E. Keyhoe'and F. Lewis opened the North Ports inn ings, opposed to Thompson and Roper.with the ball. Keyhoe w...
THE STOWAWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
THEE STOWAWAY. A captain of one of the ocean liners was showing a young lady frieiid of his over the 'ship during one- of his eastward trips.- s they passed through ,the steerage he called his fair coipan-? ion's attention to -a big, husky Irish emigrant, who -.was putting away with knife, fork,- and spoon a bountiful suip ply of coined beef and cabbjge,:.coin bineds with other articles of diet. The captain eyied him for a moment, then, addressing the lady, said: . "Just look at the eniormous amount of food that fellow is consuming." "I suppose, :captain," said~the' fair young girl with 'abeamingg smile, "he is what you sailors call a. stowaway..'
HIGH PRICE OF FOOD. SOUTH MELB. RESIDENTS MOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
HIGH PRICE OF FOOD. -4--- SOUTH -MELB. RESIDENTS MOVE. Residents of South Melbourne petitioned the. Mayor to convene a public meeting for the purpose-of protesting against the action of the Peacock Government in regard to the- Price of Foods Board. The meeting, which was held on Wednes. day evening, was attended by about 30 persons. The Mayor presided. The following motion, moved by Mr. Fenton, MiH.R., and seconded by ex-Cr. E. F. Russell (Port Melbourne), was agreed to :--" That this meeting of citizens protests against the continual raising of the prices of foodstuffs, and calls upon the Peacock Government to protect consumers against such a wholesale exploitation." Mr. G. Elmslie, M.L.A., and Mr. Hannan, M.H.R., also supported the motion. It was resolved, on the motion of Mr. Elmslie and Mr. Hannan, to forward the resolution to the Premier. A similar protest from residents of Port Melbourne should help to. force the Government to move along in their protective measures . for cons...
THE SECOND ELEVENS. AN EVEN GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
THE' SECOND ELEVENS. AN EVEN .GAME, The contest, between Port-Mel bourne and Elsternwick seconds, which is being played on the local ground, -at the ,present juncture presents an even appearance. Ports. in their first innings puit 'together 'I13 "runs, and Elsternwick w.ith their 8th wicket fallen are still . 16 runs ini arrears. The first few minutes' play `to.day, therefore, to decide .whether' .the- bat or! the ball will- gain the` upper hand, will be of much moment to the players of both elevens.. Oi the local batting side double figure: scores were :~chieved by Craig 9g, Clark 18 not out, Moss I7, Pratt I2, O'Brien Ii and Hoban io. 'For Elsternwick the best were' White head 44 not out, Tilerman 22.and Chapman. In the bowling, depart ment, Hodgetts.3 wickets for .6 runs,' Jones z f6r. 7 and Pratt 4,for 4o did best for Ports;, while Powell 4 for, 39, Chapman. 2 forI5s, Stephens I for 9 and Tilerman I for 9 were .most successful for Elsternwick. Detailed scores.:- PORT MELBOURNE. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
PORT MELBOURNE PICTURE THEATRE, ,CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN] EVERY EVENING. SUNDAY EVENING, SPECIAL 'PROGRAMME at 8 o'clock. MATINEE Every Saturday at -2.30 p.m. Professional Orchestra This iTheatre is Conducted en tirely by UNION LABOR. SPECIAL PRIZES' FOR BOYS AND GIRLS at the Matinee To-day, AT 2.30 p.m. IIA OEUVRES OF JOEL (Comedy) A Widow's Son (Drama).. BILLY'S RIOT (Comedy). VALUE RECEIVED. (STAR). (Oar NewiPs. Love & Flames. (STAR). Getting Vivian Married (Comedy). AND NUMEROUS OTHERS. Complete Change of Programme, Saturday & Wednesday Fresh Programme each Sunday Night, PRICES :. DRESS CIRCLE - - is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. (nildren Half Price Week Nights and Matinees. Saturday Nights Excepted · I, a - - I -' 4OVANCE AUSRýýN', Buy your dress materials where you like, BUT Bring them to us to be Made Up. OUR CHARGES ARE. Unlined Costumes from ... 7/6 Lined Costumes from... ... 12/6 Coats and Skirts from ... 15/ Unlined Blouses from... ... 2/6. Unlin...
FORESHORE IMPROVEMENT MAYOR MAKES REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE. MINISTER REFUSES, BUT SUGGESTS POSSIBLE WAY OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
FORESHORE IMPROVEMENT - ------ -- - MAYOR MAKES REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE. MINISTER REFUSES, BUT SUGGESTS POSSIBLE WAY OUT. There was a-time when the Port Melbourne Council extracted a pro mise from the Government of the day to assist it in improving the foreshore at the gateway to Victoria -Port Melbourne. Our Council was not then ready to spend its pro: portion of the cost-the total esti mate for the work b'eing £3000. Later on-the chief -architect to the Public-Works Department, after a trip in foreign lands, where he had made a study of decorative foreshore methods as adopted in European c'ountties, drew a sketch which he. submitted as his suggestion to im prove the foreshore between the two piers. At the time of his visit he was accompanied' by- Mr. Edgar, Minister for -Public Works, and representative for this constituency in the Legislative Council. Cr. Sinclair, who was present with other representatives ,from the Port Mel. bourne Council and the Member for the district, presse...
CRICKET. SUB-DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION. P.M.C.C. v. ELSTERNWICK. PORTS FIRST ELEVEN HARD PRESSED. A BATTING COLLAPSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
CRICKET. SUB-DISTRICT CRICKET- AS SOCIATION..: P.M.C.C; V,ELSTERNWICK. PORTS FIRST ELEVEN HARD PRESSED; . A BATTING COLLAPSE. Port Melbourne and Elsternwick first elevens on Saturday at Elsteurn wick commenced operations for the new year. Elsternwick batted first and began poorly, but- ultimately reached 60o. Five wickets were. down for 69 when Wyndham stayed at the -wickets until III.runs were up.-. He was then well caught by St. John.low down at square leg. A partnership between, Williams and Eddington further enhanced the tally by 49 runs for the last wicket, the former making 32 and Eddington carrying his bat for 2o. B. McColl again bowled effectively, sending down 18 overs, and securing 5 wick ets at a cost of 49 runs. St. John took-3 wickets for 31 runs. Lusch opened with five maiden overs, but was not successful- in getting a wicket. Ports: went in: to .bat just on 5 u ClOcr, and talied rather-badly, losing half-a-dozen of their' leading batsmen for 42 runs. Kellett was the c...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
DEAT H. WASLEY.--At her residence, "Rosa ville," Swallow-street, Port Melbourne, Jessie Ann, beloved wife of John James, and loving mother of Albert, Viotor and Rosa. ' the .standard." "To fight with its might In the cause of Right, Is the duty of the Press." ADVANCE PORT MELBOURNE. SATURDAY, JANUARY I6th, xg 5.