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Graham Street Wesleys. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
Graham Street Wesleys. Last Saturday the Wesleys were "at home" to Spensley street, and, much to everyone's surprise,. both. contesting teams included; managed, to get a.seirviceable lead on the first innings' play. Graham street; going in first, made 61; A. Mathew 14, be ing the only double figure scorer. Spensley street's innings was even more of a failure, 38 runs being. their total, of which E. Hore scored 25. The main. factor in this debacle wad the splendid bowling of Norm; Car nie, who took five fox 13 W. Ren dall secured three for 25, and smari fielding was the means of running two batsmen out. Jottings. Tom Quested made' his first ap pearance for the season, and, be sides shaping well with the bat, was adjudged the best fielder on the day. The match will be concluded to day, when the locals hope to be able to maintain their 'advantage. The match committee will consist of Geo. and R. Trevorrow and T. Quested: Last Saturday much amusement was caused by one of the players appe...
Smoke Night to Cyclists. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
Smoke Night to Cyclists.. A, complimentary smoke night to members of the Port Melbourne Bicycle Chlb will take place this evening at the club-rooms, iBay street. Professional artists have been emgaged to entertain members, and in addition, everx other asset which as sists towards an enjoyable termnina tion of such n- function will be there. The expense is being provided from the (lub's funds. The club is open to further membership, the annual subscription being 7/6.
Bad Cut From Axe. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
Bad Cut From Axe. Irwin Brinton, 14 years, the son of Mr. Brinton, of Spring-street, inet with a painful nccident whilst on a visit to a relative at Main Creek, Red Hill. The boy was carrying a wood man's axe aceross his right .shoulder, which slipped from his grasp and in flieted a gapiing wound in his leg just. abdve - the tendon. It was mainly through the first aid rendered by Mr Jack M'llroy in stopping the'flow of blood, and driving the boy into MIorn ington, that sa ed his life. The doc tor at Mornington inserted 18 stit ches into the cut.
PRESBYTERIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
PRESBYTERIAN. A series of addresses oil "1he Making of a Christian," will be given in the Presbyterian Church, on con secuntive Sabbath evenings, to be com nmenced - to-morrow- "What -is Chiiistianit?" wili be the first of the series. The subjects will be treated from a practical standpoint. A spe eial niecting of the congregation will be held on Wednesday night, at - 8 o'clock,. for the purpose of nomiiat ing three trustees.
A. W. A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
A. W. A. The Port Melboirne branch of the A.W.A. held its fortnightiy. meeting on February 13th, the president, Miss Hodges, presiding. The principal buisiness consisted of 'subjects for discussion at the. coming conference. The syllabiis item for the eveniqg was a "Memory Competition," for a trophy by Mrs. Coverdale. This was won by Miss Hodges. It was report ed withl regret that Miss Robinson, a member, was very ill.
OUR RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
OUR RIFLE CLUB. SHandicaps for spoon competition, 14 shots at 600 yards, to be fired- this afternoon atthe fange- Capt . T. Prest, H. Watt, J. Gib-. hons, 5; H. Ferris, 6; R. Sutcliffe, A. Fadiersen, BD. C. Lang, J.' Rummage, 3;- D. Paterson, G. Watt, '7 J.-T. Kinsella C. Harradence, 9; W. Prest, D Sinclair, M. W. Young, A. O'Brien J: :O'Brien, W.- O'Brien, -Hi loward? 10; A: Paterson, D. Molloy, W. J. Paterson, I!'; G. T. Jones, .E. TePage, T. Page, 12; T. Molloy,.J. 11. White, 16; W. R. Harris, 20; S. Connor, 25; H.' Jamieson' 27. Result of shooting in the F. J. Derliam aggregate and spoon, - 14 shots, at 500 yards, fired for last Saturday-' D. C. Laing, 68-4-70;, G. Watt, 67-3-70;, T Prest' 67i3-70; S. Con inor. 46-25-70; H. Jamieson, 43-30 70; H. Howard, 61-8-69; R. HSuteliffe, 64-3-67; J. Gibbons; 64-3-67; 'A. Fadersen, 63-3-66; . Sinclair, 60 6 66; H. Ferris, 62-3-65, G.l T. Jones, 55-10-65; H. Watt, 62-3-65; D. Paterson, 60-4-64; T. Page, 54 9-63;-W. J. Ptif&eson, 55-...
TOWN COUNCIL. Municipal Right to Tramway Ownership. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
TOWN. CUNCIL. MunliiparRight to Tramway. Owner - shi. The following items were mitted last week from our report of the meeting f the Town-Council which vas held-on Tuesday, tl6th inst. Ex-;C. Fredli Willianis, of Church, street, Middle Brighton, wrote, stat ing that.he was the first inember-to represent the 'Port Melbourne Council. on the Tramway Trust, and also the delegate. at all the .meetin s and coii- ferences with delegates representing the company in -connectioni with its formation. 'Mr. Williams stated- that the reasons whNich induced the Port. Melbourne and other counncils to agree to take on the financial lia bility for the money to be borrowed in Loridon required to build the lines wvas only the condition that when the lease expired the lines would revert. to those* who signed the bond. The Port Melbourne Council would .not have signed it',without the prospect of future profit'. wheni the -lease ex pired, a view which. was takehnby -all the delegates -who formed the Trani...
Boundary Street Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
Boudndary Strief CricketClub. A match was played on Saturday last between the above club and -the Montague Mission, and resulted in a win for Boundary Street by 32 rans on the first inaings. Scores:-Boun dary street: First, innings 92 (L. Trompf 47, R. Gill 17); Anderson, 7 wickets for 35, Gilder three for 30. Second Innings: Five wickets foir 83 (Les. Bryant 34, Len. Bryant 12 not out). Montague MIissions:-First Innings: 60 (Anderson-13, Gilder 12, J. Timms 12 not out); L. Trompf, five for 20, R.i Gill two for 3, L. Bry ant one for 0, C. Craig one for 1, Les.,Bryant one for 20.
ROONEY'S TRIUMPH. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
ROONEY'S TRIUMPH : The followinig lines have been so well received that our issue contain ing publication was' disposed of before numeious requests for copies had been satisfied; We re publish the sentiiment by requept. IWhen-Miickey was aslitýtl chp He "wagged" it oft fibom scho0olA Bird-nesting, fishing, climbing tide,, Or swimming in some pool. Suchl were his chief diversions In the golden summer-time; - His love for freedomi stronger grew-L As he reached manhood's prime. But though he loved the country life, Our hero longed to. view The wonder of the city, which, He'd heard, were not a few. So in time hecame to Melbourne, A wiry lad and slim; But an- easy occupation Wrought such a'change in him. He put on weight surprisingly; , Backed 'gees gees on- the course;! And would argue on that subject Until he'd get-quite hoaise. Well,-Mickey and his' "cobbers" held -A picnic far 'from town, And the 'fun that he created Each time he tumbled town. When. running in the "handicaps CGonvuls...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
GET QUOTAT'IONS FOR EVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL nFRo .M. J. E. EARL, Bay-street, Port Melb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. __-BURNS BROS.,.-,9 CASH GROCEERS, Winei and. Spirit Merchants, Are renowined for High-cOlass Goods at Lowest Possible Prices. OBSERVE THE ADDRESSES AND MAKE A POINT OF CALLING. WE CAN SAVE .YOU MONEY. 219 BAY STREET (Telephone 1880). 401 BAY STREET. BRIDGE & ROSS STREETS (Tel. 7490). PORT MELBOURNE. BOUNDARY & BUCKHURST STS. SOUTH MELBOURNE. Choice and Fresh Butter and Dairy Produce a Specialty. Somethinz about the Clare Castle Hotel, - Corner of GRAHAM and ROSS STREETS, Port M'elbourne, Mrs, Fred. DALOARNO, Licensee, ABBQTSFORD AND. CARLTON ALES. BEST BRANDS oi WINES, SPIRITS AND CIGARS ENGLISH ALE ON DRAUGHT. gjAg Alloock's Standard Billiard Table. OLD AND NEW FRIENDS WELCOMED. I Phone, Le J. HOLLAND. 10208 Cent LICENSED SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Bell Hanger. ALTERATIONS. ADDITIONS AND REPAIRS to Sanitar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
P0RT MEL~BOURNE ITEAlh , CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN EVERY EVENINC. 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 230 p.m. The Star Boarder (Comedy). THE OLD ACTOR (Drama). TOPICAL BUDGET 10 arJe ws . King George at the Front. Snookunm's Last Racket (Comedy). The Price of Crim e. (Drama). .. INTERVAL.. Heaven Protect a Working Girl (Comedy). The Penalty (Drama). What came to Bar, Almost an Outrage (Comedy). AND NUMEROUS OTHERS. Complete Change of Programme, Saturday & Wednesday Fresh Programme each Sunday Night. PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. Untlclren Half Pi'ice Week Nights and IVrntinees. Saturday Nights o ,· °" - °-=: ..4°_ADVARALI :f~s0 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 Co...
OUR SWIMMING CLUB. NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
OQUR SWIMMING CLUB. NOTES. In the handicap sqadron race held recently at the Williamstown Carnival, Port Melbourne's teim` (J. Rees, T. BRees, and J Standford) were badly in-. terfered with i- the. final heat, Middle. Park tein delbr6igtely blocki'ig tbem from getting .through; . The -local' sec retary Mr J' Lock, who was acting As check stewaid at- the finishing post, states that the City Swimming Club won by_ a foot. Middle- Park were placed second -and should have been disqualifiedI but the referee of- the Vic torian Amaateur 'Swimiming Association, who happened to the Middle Parks re presentative, diLd not seem to thibik so. It is the intention of the secretary of the Port Club to see the matter through at the next council meeting. The swimmiing season will be further advanced this -afternoon when the Al bert Park Club will hold their gala day (ladies admitted) at Stubbs' Bat*s, South -Melbourne. The Port Clubs' re presentatives will be Master 'G. -Stan ford, and H. Watson, J' S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
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LARCENY ALLEGED. Motor Car Assists in Man's Arrest. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
LARCENY ALLEGED. Motor Car Assists in Man's Arrest. "It is alleged against accused, your Worship, that on the 19th Jan nary he called on Messrs. - Peterson and Bell, at 304 Coventry Street, South Melbourne, and asked for work, He said he was just from the Old Country and -was destitute. He was told that there was no work available there, buhat the firm made him up a bed in the garage and, sup plied him with food in order to as sist him. On the 21st. a cupboard in the office was forced open during the night and £6/17/ in cash and a Stewart speedometer, valued at £5; stolen. The next morning accused disappeared and.a warrant was taken out, foi his arrest, which was effected ini Beach Street yesterday afternoon. I apply for a remand to South M1elbourne Court on the 28th inst." The foregoing was told by Plain clothes Constable Grant to Mr. Hes ter, J.P.. at the local court on Tues day last, when a strongly built young man. who gave the nane of Colin Smith was charged with the larceuny o...
GOOD TEMPLARS LOCAL LODGE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
GOOD TEMPLARS LOCAL LODGE MEETING. The Mutual Help Lodge, No. 12, met a; usual on Monday evening, Ixth inst., when there was a large attendance. Visitors were present from the Grand Lodge, Williamstown Beacon, Protectioo, Cremorne, Jubilee and Richmond United lodges. Bro. G. Robertson, general secre tary, presided; and the Grand Lodge literature committee presented the 24th issue of "The Victorian Tem plar," a magazide containing a num ber of interesting notices, which were well read and attentiirely listened to.. During the evening the Jubilee string band rendered a number of musical selections, and, with other musical and elocutionary items, a splendid programme was provided. A vote of thanks was accorded the visitors and committee, and re sponded to by BNro. Heath. On the 18th another meeting was held, when, owing to a large number of members being away on holidays and other mo etings, there w vs a poor attend ance, but those, present niade a pleasant meeting. A potato race was w...
LAUGH LEADS TO TROUBLE. Bay Passenger's Experience. "Express" Your Regret to the Magistrates. Poor Box Gains £1. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
LAUGH LEADS TO TROUBLE. Bay Passenger's Experience. "Express" Your Regret to the Mag istrates. Poor Box Gains LI. Edward Rogan was amongst the passengers to leave the "Hygeia" on its return to Port Melbourne on Sun day evening. He was accompanied by two ladies, and from what trans pired at the local court on Monday last, before Messrs. J. P. Crichton (chairman) and T. Testro, J.'sP., his conduct, which culminated through the ladies objecting to an officer on the "Hygeia" laughing at him, led to his being charged with behaving in an offensive manner. Constable Brown said he was on duty at the Port Melbourne railway station at 7.30 on the 24th. An officer from the "Hygeia"' cdm plained to him about Rogan calling him a . Witness^ spoke to Rogan; who repeated the expres sion,-addifigethat he laughed at-him. The lady present interfered and said the officei was "a - indeed." When witness ordered h4r away she remarked."to be ordered away by a - like thatp" an epithet which ac cused afterwa...
CRICKET. AMONGST THE JUNIORS. Railway United v. South Melbourne District. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
CRICKET. AMONdsT THE aJUNIORS. Railway Unite6d v. South: Melbourne. District. The eighth round of the above comr petition was commenced on :Satur day, -when -the above teams met on the ground of the former, at the rear of the local cricketi- round. The South- Melbourne District hiav ing first use of the wicket could only mainage to - make 73, owing to . the' splendid bowling of Edwards '(five - for 26), -Cardwell (three for 15), and Tyrrell (one for 7). The Railway United in their first innings,.have lost six wickets for 87. Reilly 30, M'Donald 16, and Croft 11 not out, batting best. As there will bIe no play to-day, owing to the team picked from the V.J.C.A. playing the Brighton Dis trict, the match will be resuied. on Saturday, 6th. February, when all players are requested to be on the -ground at 2.30 sharp.
HOLIDAY ATTRACTION. Footscray's Carnival on Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 30 January 1915
HOLIDAY ATTRACTION. Footscray's :Carnival on Monday. As a rule there are not many counter attractions on ARN A. Day, but this year Footscray has stepped into the limelight and arranged for. a monster pienic, open-air bazaar, sports meeting, etc. The object- is a double one-to find wo rk for the unemployed by improving the lower portion of the river, and assist the -elgian Relief Fund, in equal parts. Proceedings will start with a mon ster procession, leaving the Foots cray railway station at 10.15 a.m. The picnic-carnival commences at midday at the Footscray Park on the hill oveflooking the Yarra near the Flemington racecourse. One of the features will be a repe tition -of the much-talked-of sham fight and ambulance display recently held at Fairfield. The Footscray side of the river will be defended by an army, who will be attacked by artillery and later by infantry from the racecourse. Under cover of the artillery, the engineers throw a pon toon bridge across the river and a stirri...