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OH, WAIT TILL HE RETURNS! [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
.OH, WAIT TILL HE RETURNSI "Why, my dear," exclaimed the good friend on finding Mrs. Newed in floods 'of tears; "what's the matter?" The young wife wiped her eyes and tried to compose herself and be in humanly calm. "Well,"'she began, with folded hands, "you know John is away for a week." "Yes, dear," helped the lady friend. ''Well, he writes to me regularly, and in his last letter he tells me he gets my photo. out and kisses it every day." "But that is nothing for you to cry aboutl" exclaimed the good friend. "Yes, it is," cried Mrs. Newed, bursting into tears afresh, "be-becauso I took my picture out of his ba-bag be before he started ju-just for a jo-joke and put one of mo-mo-mother's in its placet"
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
ELECTRIC SPARKS. The employees of Messrs. Swallow and Ariell. Ltd., will picnic this year on the 6th Marclh at Frankston. The annual picnic of Messrs. J. Kitchen and Sons' employees will be -held at Frankston next Saturday. Present indications are that St. Joseph's bazaar, to be opened olnthe 1st March, will again be a successful affair. The "Allies Fair" will be opened next Thursday evening in the Gra ham street Methodist schoohlroom by the Minister of Educ?ntion. Natives should be interes.ted on Tuesday evening next over a mnock municipal election. Mr. Gee. Allison is announced ill the Liberal interests. There will be a special meeting of the Port Melbourne Council on Tuesday next to consider a further connunication from the Commonwealth Bank re the proposed loan. A number of large windows in St. Joseph's School Hall, costing 16/ each, were broken by boys during the Christmas vacation. Prosecutions will follow shortly. The Member, 3Mr. Gee. Sangster, is arranging for another delip...
Graham Street Wesleys' Cricket Club [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Graham Street Wesleys' Cricket Club Despite a lead of 23 on the first innings, Graham street last Satur day were defeated by Spensley street by five wickets. The most successful local perform ers last week were Reg. Douglas 12, and A. Mathew, one for 5,. and J. Tuner, two for 14. T6-day's match, against North iMelbourne, takes-Tplaee at Royal Park. Local players, supporters, and appendages will please catch 2 o'clock train from Po;rt.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
PORT IELBOURNE PICTURE THEATRE, 'GCORNER 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 2.30 p.m. BRONCHO BILLY'S SERMON. Etienne of Glad Heart. Exploits of the Emden, Wdar Hews. MAN IN BLACK, BOGUS BARON (Ford Stirling). BULLY BOY (Series 4). Feb. 31 Great Naval Mystery. FILM FAVOURITES: Florence Turner. GYCLE OF ADVERSITY TERRIBLE TWO ON WARPATH., . qensis. AND NUMEROUS OTHERS. Complete Change of Programme, Saturday & Wednesday Fresh Programme each Sunday Night. PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE -- Is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. bnuidren Half Price Week Nights and Matinees, Saturday Nights Excepted 2 ,PV - "'d -~i~ ?. 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 fl...
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. North Ports v. Fitzroy Footballers. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. North Ports v. Fitzroy Footballers. North Ports and Fitzroy Football eis ommenced a match on the lagoon on Saturday last. Pnarratt (F.F.) won the toss from Moon (N.P.), and decided to bat. Parratt and Flegg opened to the bowling of Wellingtonl and T. Lewis. They added 18 inuns before a wicket fell. Wawn and Parratt took the score from 18 to 63 for the seconid wicket. Cooper joined Parratt, and added 21 runs for the third wicket: Wilson, the .next man, had the misfortune to hit a hall on to his face above the eye, inflicting a nasty cut. Shaw and Freake added 20 for tlhe ninth wic ket. The innings closed for 162. North Ports opened their innings with Wellington and E. Keyhoe to the bowling of iM'Lellau and Wawn. They took the score to 14 before Wel lington lost his wicket for 9. F. Lewis, the next man, did not stop long, scoring 1. T. Lewis joined-E. Keyhoe, and played out time, losing two wickets for 19 runs. North Ports resumed their innings on Mon day, and mad...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Bathing Regulations. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
ITEMS OF NEfWS. : Bathing Regulations. An interesting point has been raised in regard to the bathing re gulations enacted by the Williams town, Pori't Melbohrne, South Mel bourne, and St. Kilda Councils. In drawing up these by-laws,. the coun cils have used the powers given them under part 9 of the 13th schedule of the Local Government Act. It is contended, however, that in so far as the territory within the jurisdic tion of the Melbourne Harbor Trust distion of the Melbourne Harbor is concerned, the bathing regulations are ultra vires, as such by-laws can only be made by the trust. The ter ritory of the trust takes in the three frst-mentioned districts, and that portion of St. Kilda north of Fitzroy Street. It is maintained that in a test case a bather who had been pro secuted for a breach of the bathieg Sregulations within the area cQn trolled by the trust would. win his case.
VOLUNTEERS FINED. Camp Arguments Settled. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
VOLUNTEERS -FINED. Camp Arguments Settled. At the Port Melbourne Court on Wednesday morning, -three volun teers were piresented on charges which arose from their conduct on Tuesday afternoon. Arthur Archer, a heavily-built man presenting a face disfigured with cuts,. bruises and black eyes, was charged with being driunk and dis orderly. He was discharged. Constable Vallance said Archer was intoxicated and had been a nuis ance all the afternoon. Mr. HIester, J.P.: What is your excuse? Archer: Too many friends, your Worship. Sergeant Sims (indicating Archer's face): This is the result. Mr. Hester: Where did you get that face from I Archer: I settled some arguments before leaving the camp. Mr. Hester: And this happens at Broidmendows with its dry canteen. Archer: There wouldn't be half the drinlinng if they let us see our friends there, and gave us the liberty of hay ilg a drinlk. Chli itian Williams, presented minus his khaki coat, was fined 2/6 or six hours, for being drunk and disor...
Level of Barlow Street. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Level of Barlow Street. Port Melbourne is very level, con sequently the "fall" for water is lim ited to an inch or two in various parts of the town. "Have you ever heard of such a place as Barlow Street?" remarked Cr. Sinclair at the last council meeting; "it appears to be lower than Nott Street, and the water gets under the houses and remains there." The surveyor ex plained that Barlow Street was not lower than Nott Street channels, but when rain fell the water backed up and might flow into Barlow Street. It was decided to place some ashes in position where the water is stated "to flow under the house of a resident at such times.
PRICE OF BREAD. Residents Make Protest. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
PRICE ,OF -BREAD. Residents Make Protest. An outstanding feature of'the pub lic meeting held on Thursday evening, in the Town Hall, to protest against the high price demanded for bread, was the large proportion of ladies present. On the whole the attend ance was small. Thle Mayor (Cr. T. Smith) presid ed, and introduced the speakers. The first resolution was moved by Ex-Cr. E. F. Russell, as follows: "That this meeting of Port Mel bourne residents protests strongly against the continued increases in the price of bread; considering that in such 'a time of crisis and unemploy ment the bakers should be prepared to bear a share of the sacrifice im posed on all Britishers through the war, aind furthermore, pledge our selves to abstain from patronising any baker who insists on the in crease, and to bake scones and bread ourselves." Mr. Russell regretted that in a working community such as Port Melbourne, where conditions, through lack of employment, were keenly felt, (hat itl was "necessa...
Ingles Street Steel Tramway. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Ingles Street Steel Tramway. "It's always on my mind," replied the town surveyor at the last coun_ cil meeting, when his attention was drawn to the steel tramniway along Ingles Street, which he was informed was buckling. With lijnited money at his disposal the maintenance of tiis line no doubt gives the surveyor much concern, as it is an expensive job to nndertake the re-monnting of the tramway.
Presbyterlan. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Presbyterian. Monthly song service to-morrow night; Alexander's hymus will be used. Subject of address, the scc ond of a series on the "Making of a Christian"--What is a Christian? Miss Pocott. one of Melbourne's best singers, is the soloist. 'Two brthers. E. aind L. Woodman div\ided the houor. oveir hiolf quoil.t~ at the Port Mtelbourne ground la.t week end. The money piZe wai. £7.' 7/.
BOYISH AMBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
BOYISH AMBITION. I used to want to be a clown When I was rather small. My father told me with a.frown It wouldn't do at all. In time I got to be a clerk Polite and very meek; Anud very hard these days I work For twenty bones a week. A clown rides in a special car, Sees foreign lands and suoch. My pay would give him quite a jar; HIe gets ten times as much. I sometimes think as 'mid the strife I daily buckle down, I might have gotten more from life If I had been a lown
RIFLE-SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
- RIFLE-SHOOTING. Handicaps for the F. J. Derham Aggregate andl Spoon, 14 shots at 300 yards, to be shot this afternoon at the local range: Capt. T. Prest, H. Watt, J. Gilbons, R. Suteliffe, 4; A. Fadersen, D. Pat erson, D. C. Lang, G. Watt, 5; H. Ferris, J. '1'. Kinsella, 6; C. Harra dence, J. Rummage, F. -Allwell, W. Prest, 8; D. Sinclair, M. W. Young, A. Paterson, A. O'Brien, J. O'Brien, W. O'Brien, 9; D. Mlolloy, 10; H. IHoward, 11; G. T. Jones, E. Le Page, T. P1age, M. Paterson, 12; J. R. White, 16; T. Molloy, 18;:W. R. IHarrlis, 20; S. Connor, 25; H. Jamie son, 30. Result of "Pool," 14 shots at 600 yards, fired last Satnurday: Score. Hep. TI. R. Sutcliffe .. .... 64 5 69 J. Gibbons ...... 61 5 66 G. Watt .. " ...; 58 7 65 J. R. White.... 48 16 64 IH. Watt ...... 58 5 63 H. Ferris..... .. 57 6 63 H. Howard ....... 51 10 61 D. C. Lang ... 52 5 57 J. Rummage .... 51 5 56 A. Fadersen'... . 8 5 53 T. Molloy .. .. 32 16 48
Baptist Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Baptist Cricket Club. The locals gained their second vic tqry over Hoddle street on the local ground last Saturday. On thile first day's play the home team had a sub? stantial lead of 88 runs, but this majority was lessened when the Hod .dle street bowlers, bowling with a good wind, took the Ports men by surprise, six batsmen being put out of action for no runs, and only 23 added by the remaining five. With two hours to play, the visitors went in to outnumber the Ports 131, but could only reach 86. Kelley was the only batsman to reach double figures, securing 11. Callander, two-for 8; W.HTolmes, three for 14. To-day's match will be with Allert Park, on the Albert Park ground.
ST. JOSEPH'S BAZAAR. Arrangements Progressing. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
_ ST. JOSEPH'S BAZAAR. Arrangements Progressing. Monday, the Ist day of March;lvill be signalled as the opening day of a, bazaar, having for its object the liqtgidation of debt oil St Joseph's School, the fire structure erected at the corner of Bay and Rouse streets, in which the children of Roman Catholic pareintage receive educa tion. The fmletion on this occasion is to be conducted at St. Joseph's hall in Rouse street, and will be carried on for at least a couple of weeks. In connection therewith an art union for valuable, prizes has been organised, and tickets are now available. The drawing for this has be.en definitely fixed for Easter Monday, 5th-April. The ladies who devote so much effort in the work of the Church ex press entire satisfaction with the progress made to date, valuabJle donations in cash and goods fall inlg to their lot. Pfesent indications point to quite a successful affair. A spirit of friendly rivalry per vades between those entrusted to preside over the vari...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
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TENNIS. Presbyterian Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
TENNIS. . Presbyterian Club. The above played a match against the Oakleigh Presbyterians on Sat urday, January 23Id. A good num obe jdoirnyed'-'frbm Port Melbourne, "an'd supported the local players, a good' game resulting in the defeat of Oakleigh by 54 to 35. Mixed Doubles. Miss Cribbis and Paton (P.M.)--ot to Miss Aliece and Middleton (0) -3-9. Miss Wood and Anderson (P;M.) beat MIiss Sturrach and Orr (O) 9-3. Miss Maddern and Gardner (P.M.) beat.Miss Tuban and Orr (O.) 9-4. Miss A. Anderson and Smith (P.M.) beat Miss Tuhan and Mason (O.) -9-3. Gentlemen's Doubles. Paton and Anderson7(P.M.) lost to M)iddleton and Orr (0.)-3-9. Gardner and Smith (P.M.) beat Orr and Mason (0.)-9-7. Ladies' Doubles. MIisses Cribbis and Wood (P.M.) beat YMisses Sturrach and Aliece (0.)-6-0. Misses Maddern and A. Anderson (P:M.) beat Misses A. Tuhan and G. (Tuhan (0.)--_60. Grhind Totals-Port Melbourne, 54; Oakleigh, 35. -- Notes. The first annual .meeting of the Temis Club was held in the school hall...
Port Melbourne v. Coburg. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Port Melbourne v. Coburg. On Monday (A.N.A. Day) the Ports first eleven scored another outright vic tory, by an innings and 109 runs, at the eipense of their. Coburg rivals. Some finebowling by B. McColl and C. Kelly was witnessed during the match, the formnner securinig 8 wickets for 88 runs, and Kelly 4 for 9. Details are given below: Port Melbourne--First Innings. Rademacher, run out.... " .. 4 Kelly, c and b Dougherty .... 54 Wilmot, c Booth, b Robinson .. 13 Freeman, b Dougherty ...... 34 Hodgetts, b Jackson ........ 34 St. John, c Stranks, b Dougherty 17 B. M'Coll, c Jackson, b Dougherty 3 J. I'Coll. c Gleeson,b Stranks .. 11 Schaefer, c Stranks, b Jackson 2 Taylor, not out ............. 26 D. M'Coll, not out .... "- .. 10 Sundries ............ 15 Total for nine wickets .. 223 (Innings declared closed). Bowling.-C. Dougherty,3; four wic kets for 57 rmls; H. Jackson,. two for 20; S. Stranks, one for -. Coburg.-First Innings. Askeki, c Rademacher, b B. M'Coll .............. 8 An...