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Man's Ramifacations. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
Man's Ramifacations. On Wednesday Edward Cumber lidge, about'45 years of age, was called at the local court to answer a charge, of drunkenness on the12th inst. As Cumberlidge responded to the call.., the Sergealit remarked, " He's very seedy," an expression fully justified by appearances. Con stable Quayle said Cumberlidge was very drunk at a quarter to twelve the night previous when he found' him at the intersection of Spring and Bay: streets. " Yes, I was drunk," he replied when asked whether the impeachment was true. " Is he a stranger here ?" asked Mr. Hester, .J.P., to which Sergeant Sims replied, " No, but it is five years ago." Questioned by the magistrate Cumberlidge said he was living at Brunswick at present, that he was married, and employed on the electric power station at New port.. On promising to go straight back to his work he was discharged.
A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
A.W.A. The Port Melbourn branch of the Australian Women's Associstion held their usual fortnightly meeting on January 6th, the president, Miss Hodges, presiding. One proposition. for membership was received. Busi ness being limited, members spent a pleasant hour or so relating holiday experiences during Christmas.. The attendance was small.
Fishermen Seek Fresh Fortunes. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
Fishermen Seek Fresh Fortunes. Local fishermen, have been up against adverse conditions in the following of their avocation. Fish, even when sought some distance out *have been scarce, but a circumstance which interferred with their enter prise has been the continuous southerly wind which has blown. This greatly interferes with success ful netting operations. On Tuesday last Messrs. Johnson, Jenkins and a party put off for fresh fields, taking their boats and nets to the long reef, off Werribee. In the vicinity they will pitch camp, and expect to be away about a month. A vehicle has been despatched, and by this means their catch will be conveyed to the Little River railway station, and thence by rail to market. Should the venture not prove suc cessful no doubt the fishermen will return sooner than anticipated.
Re-Modelling Operations at Nott Street. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
Re-Modelling Operations at Nott Street. A visit of inspection to the Nott street State School last week proved that the work of re-modelling the old -building had progressed satis factorily since the contractor took charge. So far as the present con tractor is concerned six weeks should about see him through, but. then the school building has to be re-furnished -new forms, cupboards and general school equipment. It is expected that the building will be ready to receive the scholars immediately after the Easter vacation, and when the children re-enter there will be nothing in the interior which will not be new to them. The walls have been cemented, apartments partitioned off and converted into proper sized class rooms, the venti lation, light, floors, in fact everything will be in accordance with the latest ideas of a modern school, and new, clean and wholesome at that. The building has been altered materially so far as the inner construiction is concerned, and some extra accom modat...
THE NATIVES [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
THE NATIVES Theev was a good attendance at the above meeting on Tuesday evening last. The president, Mr. E. E. Ewart, presided. CORRESPONDENCE. Tickets for the annual-fete were received from the Metropolitan Com mittee, and were left 'in the president's hands:for sale. A notice was received -from Dr. Rosenfield stating that he had re linquished his practice in favor of Dr. Davis.-Received. - Combined syllabuses were re ceived .from the Metropolitan Com mittee. REPORTS. The commiteee's report, also a report from Mr. R. J. Irwin, repre. sentative on the Metropolitan Com mittee, were received. NEW MEMBERS. One new member was elected and two proposals received. SPORTS TOURNAMENT. The sports tournament was ad vanced another stage, when the rope quoits and guessing competition was competed for. Results:-Rope quoits-R. Bettenelli r, J. Barlow 2, G. McNeil 3. Guessing-E. A. Baker I, M. J. Nolan'2, R. Bettenelli 3.
Acting-Mayoress Improving. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
Acting-Mayoress Improving. Readers will be pleased to hear that our acting Mayoressi Mrs. Napthine,. is on the mend. After being confined to her bed for some weeks she has sufficiently improved in health to sit up for a couple of hours daily. Her medical adviser recognises that it will be a few weeks yet before Mrs. Napthine will be enabled to get about again.
SWIMMING NOTES. PORT CLUB AT BOWEN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
.SWIMMING NOTES. PORT CLUB AT BOWEN: During the Christmas holidays the opportunity was taken by the racing members of the-Port club to visit the Port Franklin Swimming Club's carnival, held at Bowen,-on the Franklin River, South Gipps: land, and a very enjoyable time was spent. Results of races : Gippsland junior handicap-H. McGladexIst, J. O.Neil 2nd. 50 yards. open handicap-Elder (Footscray), 1st; J. Rees (Port Melb.) and Hall (Footscray), dead heat, 2nd. Handicap relay pairs-H., Watson and T. Rees (Port Melb.), Ist; Davidson and Elder (Footscray), 2nd. South Gippsland Challenge Cup, 200 yards, to be won two years in succession-T. Rees (Port Melb.), 1st; J. Freeman (Port Franklin) 2nd. Swimming on back, ioo yards Laycock (Port Franklin), 1st; Snow den (Port Franklin), 2nd; H. Wat son (Port Melb.), 3rd. Handicap squadron-Footscray, Ist ; - Port Melbourne (scratch) 2nd. The third annual three-mile swim on the river Yarra will take place on A.N.A. Day, February Ist, starting from Gra...
Direct Telephone Line. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
Direct Telephone Line. • The police station at Port Mel-. bourne is connected by telephone from the South Melbourne police station by mneans of a switch through. In the first instance South Melbourne has to be "raised" and they in turn ring, Port. Mel bournie before the subscriber can converse. This method was found too slow- for a busy station like Port Melbourne, consequently Sergeant Sims made representations for a direct line from the exchange, and this, we are pleased to note, has been endorsed by the Chief Superin tendent of Police, -Mr. Sainsbury. He grants the direct line in con sequence of the Port being a shipping centre.
WORKS FOR WHICH LOAN IS BEING SECURED. JOINT WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
WORKS. FOR WHICH LOAN -IS BEING SECURED. JOINT WORKS. With Government, Beach St. Improvement. j cost £1500 0 0 With Williamstown Coun oil, reconstructionpitched portidn Williamstown rd. i cost ... ... ... 250 0 0 With South Melb. Council, forming, metalling, etc., Boundary st., railway to Quinn st., j cost ... 310 0 0 £2060 0'0 BUILDINGS. New Town Hall ... ... £3620 0 0 £83620 0 0 PLANT. Recoup Municipal Fund for Steam Roller.. ... £1000 0 0 Stonecrushing Plant, port able .. . ... 1200 0.0 Asphalt Mixing Plant with electric motor ... ... 100 0 0 £2300 0 0" ROADS. Formation, metalling and channelling Evans st., Ingles st. to Boundary st. 6j chains by 1 chain '... 230 0 0 Formation, metalling and channelling Evans st., Railway crescent to Gra ham st. 3 chains 100 0 0 Formation, metalling and channelling Foolman .st. Ross st. to Clark st., 7 chains by 1?} chains ... 270 0 0 Formation, metalling and channelling Clark st. Poolman st. northwards, 5 chains by 1 chain ... 160 0 0 Formation,...
IMPROVEMENT OF PORT MELBOURNE. £14,000 TO BE BORROWED. WORKS SCHEDULE APPROVED AND SUBMITTED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
IMPROVEMENT OF PORT MELBOURNE. £:r4,oo TO BE BORROWED.' WORKS SCHEDULE AP PROVED: 'ANI SUBMITTED. The Mayor re-opened the Coun cil's proposal .to borrow the sum of jI4,ooo from the Government at 41 per cent. on Tuesday evening last by asking if. the schedule of prq-. posed new works had been submitted to the Government yet . The town clerk replied that it had, not.been and submitted the schedule. for slight amendments; Cr. Sinclair :- I notice, the Mel bourne City, Council'got £5o,ooo at '4 per cent from the Government. Other councils should get it for the same rate of interest. The :committee; which comprised seven out of nine councillors, :agreed that every effort should be made to 'get the money at once and thereby' provide employment, for ..the work less. It was .agreed7-'that the schedule of works be submitted to the Government" and application. made for the money without delay,
CORRESPONDENCE. TOBACCO AND CIGARETTES. To the Editor of the "Standard." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
CORRESPONDENCE. T'OBACCO AND CIGARETTES. To the Editor of the "Standard." Dear Sir, May I through the columns of your paper thank those of our citizens who have contributed to my fund for our Port Melbourne- boys in khaki. at the front. I desire to especially thank the officers of the Port Melbourne Quoit Club for allowing me to collect (per box) at two of their matches, also the 'men employed on the wharves. Through: their help my first instalment forwarded to Mrs. Percy Russell, secretary to the fund, was 5.50o packets of cigarettes and twelve :plugs of tobacco. I am keeping this fund open until the first week in. February, so if anyone desires to send a' small donationi I will be pleased to receive it. 'I also wish to say. that the money I am- cdllecting is being spent on. tire goods in Port Melbourne. Total receipts will be acknowledged. Yours faithfully, IVY STEPHENS. g99 Liardet street, Port Melb.
OUR RIFLE CLUB. NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
OUR RIFLE CLUB. NOTES. The Derham aggregate and spoon, 14- shots at 400 yards, will be shot for this afternoon. Handicaps : Captain T. Prest, H. Watt, J. Gib bons, H. Ferris, A. Faderson, 2; R. Sutcliffe, D. Paterson, D. C. Lang, G. Watt, 3; J. T. Kinsella, W. Prest, J. Rummage, 4; C. Harra dence, D. Sinclair, 5; W. Young 6; A. Paterson, 7; A; O'Brien, J. O'Brien, W. O'Brien, D. Molloy, J. R. White, T. Page, H. Howard, 8; G. T. Jones, E. Le Page, 9; W. paterson, zo; T. Molloy, I2; W. R. Harris, 15; H. Jamieson, S. Connor, 20o. Last Saturday's spoon shoot, 14 shots at 300 yards, resulted thus : H. Howard, 58-15-70; T. Prest, 65-4-69; R. Sutcliffe, 63-5.68 ; J. Gibbons, 64-4 68; : W. Prest, 59 8-67; A. Faderson, 6314-67;- H. Watt, 62 4.66;. J. Rummage. 59-7-66; D. . C. Lang;-61 5.66; G. Watt, 59-5-64; T. Molloy, 47-14 61 ; S. Connor, 36 25-61 ; G. T. Jones, 50.Io.60; T. Page, 34-12.46; H. Jamieson, 2I.25-46.
AFFAIRS MUNICIPAL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 16 January 1915
AFFAIRS MUNICIPAL. Councillors met in committee on Tuesday evening and arrived at certain recommendations to be sub. mitted to the Council next week. CEMENT HEADS FALL. Quite recently a quantity of cement and an ornament fell from the Town Hall front to the footpath below. No one was injured, but Mr. Heath, the Town Clerk, reported that he had taken precautions against a fur. ther fall by eigaging Mr. Holland to inspect the heads and plaster and make them secure. His action was endorsed. THE FENCE. RAID. The Town Surveyor said he had to report that a raid had been made on the fence surrounding Edwards' Park, and it had been carried away. (Laughter). Cr; Sinclair : It was the quickest transformation scene ever witnessed in Port Melbourne. In one hour the whole fence'disappeared. (Laughter.) A man told me a.councillor had in formed someone that the fence could be taken away, and the word Was passed around. About two hundred people had a cut at it. (Laughter). Cr. Page (in fun): "I thi...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 23 January 1915
NOTES. Hodgetts made 60 in dashing style, and gave no chance. He was unfortunate in being run out. -O'Brien also hit hard for 48 not out. "Teddy" Pratt is developing into an all-round cricketer in the second eleven. We hope to s'ee him in the firstaeleven shortly. The first eleven had a very staunch' barracker last Saturday. During the afternoon the "sec." provided shrimps to this particular enthusiast, who turned out to be a prominent member of the committee. Who was"the playing member sit ting on the rail :before the first eleven match started ? The Ports firsts are' now third on the list. Something unusual, but at the end'of fhe round they hopeto be a little higher, which also applies to- the seconds, who are in the same position, The president and treasurer seem to have very gloomy expressions about them when their tea-m -is beaten. They will-be-smiling before long. Charlie Kelly made- 34.runs by good, steady, cricket. He was bat ting against great odds, and he restrained himsel...
THE SECOND ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 23 January 1915
THE SECOND ELEVENS. The second elevens concluded their match dn the 0ocal grdund last Saturday, Elsternwick winning by 46 runs on the first innings. The scores are asfollows:- "LSTERNWICK. :: First Innings ... ... ...I5 Second Innings. Parkinson, run out ... ... 20 Sharp, c Craig, b Pratt... . .. 3 Siddall, b Pratt ... ... ... Gubbett, b O'Brieu ...; ... 50 Stevens, b. O'Brien ... ... 4 Richardson, not out ... . 3 Sundries ... .. ... 5 'Total for 5.wickets ... 95 Bowling.-Pratt, 2 wickets for 26 rtis; O'Brien, 2 for 2i; Hodgetts, none for -I2 i Moss, .none 'foro I4; Jones, none fort 7; Clarke, none for 0o. PORT MELBOURNE. First Innings ... ... ....113 Second Innings. Collins, Ibw, b Tileman -... 16 Baster, c Powrll, b'Chapman ... .16 Hodgetts, run out ... ... 60 O'Briea, not out ... ... 48 Clarke, c Chapman, b Hall ... Craig, not out .. ... ... 4 Sundries ... ... ... 7 .To6tal for 4 wickets... .... 152
CRICKET. SUB-DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION. P.M.C.C. v. ELSTERNWICK. FIRST ELEVEN AGAIN DEFEATED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 23 January 1915
C@RICKET. .SUB-DISTRICT CRICKET AS SOCIATION, P.M.C.C. v. ELSTERNWICK. FIRST ELEVEN AGAIN DEFEATED. The match between our first eleven and Elsternwick concluded on :Saturday, victory resting with Elsternwick by 65 runs on the first innings. Resuming with six wi'ckets down for 42 in response to Elsternwick's first innings score of i60, B. McColl (although. he . should have been caught off the second over of the day) and C. Kelly by good batting carried Port's score to 79 before McColl was bowled by Eddington for 24. D. McColl and Kelly then carried the score to 97, when Kelly was run out trying-a second run. He . had played a useful- innings when things were going against his side. The last three wickets fell without any addition to the total, an-d the side was out for 97 runs. Kellett obtained the fine average-of six for 46 off 44 balls. Elsternwick, batting -a second time, put up W lifeless performance, being all out for 96 runs. Moore 31, Gelding 20 and Curphey I6 were the princip...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 23 January 1915
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GERMAN RETURNS. AND SEEKS A WOMAN ACQUAINTANCE. THREE CHARGES FOLLOW [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 23 January 1915
GERMAN RETURNS. -4----- AND SEEKS A WOMAN ACQUAINTANCE. THREE CHARGES FOLLOW some' time after, the outbreak of hostilities William Wilhelm, a Ger man, 41. years of age, who had followed the occupation of' a steve dore, left -for the country to' seek "work. He returned on Monday afternoon and sought a woman with whom he 'had -been acquainted. What followed led'to Wilhelm being presented at the local court on Tues day morning 'on charges of drunken. ness, unlawful assault and wilful trespass. Wilhelm *presented. a! greatly altered 'appearance. Although ex ceptionally tall,' he usually carried fair condition.' He is now very thin. His clothes bore decided evidences of wear, arid "contained holes. Whilst engaged at the occupation of stevedoring prior to the war, 'he i is reputed to have been held in good esteem by fellow members, usually picking up Britishers to toil with him. Charles Edwin Anderson, infor mant, said Wilhelm entered his shop at 105 'Bay street about 4 o'cldck on 'Monday...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 23 January 1915
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LABOR PARTY. MR. R. SCOTT APPOINTED SECRETARY. TROUBLE OVER LATE SECRETARY. BRANCH PROPERTY WITHHELD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 23 January 1915
LABOR PARTY. MR. R. SCOTT APPOINTED SECRETARY. TROUBLE OVER LATE SECRETARY. BRANCH PROPERTY WITH HELD. The first meeting for the year of the locali Labor League ias held in the town' hall supper-room on Mon day, the president, Mayor Smith, presiding. The Member, Mr. Geo. Sangster, Cr. Gill (acting secretary), Crs. Sin clair, Tucker, Page and Murphy (South Melbourne), and Mr. Cohen, president of the State Executive Council, were amongst those present. ELECTION OF SECRETARY. Two nominations,. Mrs. Sampsoni and Mr. R; Scott, werereceived for the position of secretary. The for mer withdrew, Mr. Scott being elected. . RUMPUS WITH LATE SECRETARy, The Mayor said he had tried-but failed to secure the branch books and property from Mr.Conniff,;late secretary. . He had written to him on two occasions and called once at his house, but failed to see Mr. Conniff. His letters had not been acknowledged. He had been in formed on good authority, that Mr. Conniff regarded the books as his property, a...