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Baptist. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Baptist, In the Baptist Church, the usual ser\vices will bb held to-morrow and the Young People's Class will meet at the school at 2.45 ~.m.' "Keeping Sunday" is the topic! selected by the Rev. P. J. Masters, for evening dis course. Thanksgiving Day or Halr vest Festival, as it Iras. usually been call.d, has been fixed for 21st Feb ruary.
PORT MELB v. GEELONG. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
PORT MELB. V. GEELONG. The following players have been se lected to represent Ports in the matches with Geelong to be commenced to-day: First cleven--McColl (3), Taylor, Kelly, St. John, Rlademaecher, Wihiot, Schaefer, Hodgetts, OBrien. Second eleven-Jones, ~Craig, Collins, Clark, Arthur, Lusch, MIcCarthy, Pratt, Hair, Fairchild, Hoban, Tait.
P.M.C.C. v. Coburg—2nd Eleven. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
P.M.C.C. v. Coburg--2nd Eleven. This match, played last Monday, resulted in a decided win for Port Melbourne's second eleven. Port.--lst Innings. Craig, b Harden .......... 38 Collins, b Huntington...... 8 O'Brien, not out ...... " .. 102 Clark, c and b Harden .... 8 Basten, c Turner, b Harden .. 10 Arthur, li Harden ......... 0 Lusch, b Huntington ...... . . 21 Al'Carthy, c Busch, b Kennedy 0 Jones, b Andrews . ...... .. 4 Hubbard, not out ..... . ... 6 Sundries...... ........ - 9 Total ....'......206 Coburg. First Innings.. . .... 118 Second Innings. ....... .47 Grand Total .......... 165 i, Bowling.-Clarke, ten,- wickets for 33 runs; Lusch. five for 64; Hub bard. four for 29; M'Carthy. one for 23. Notes. C. Kelly, 54 nd four for 9, - a 'great performance.. Keep it up Charlie! Hodgetts made liis first appearance .wilA the first eleven and hit up 34 rni!s in a free style. B. 2'Coll performed the "hat trick" on Monday; altogether, takiiing in the match, eight for 32. A great perform...
Inebriate. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Inebriate. While a huge crowd of soldiers and civilians were about our fore-. shore on Tuesday afternoon. William Thompson, who described himself as a dock laborer, was arrested by Con sthble Parmenter in a very-drunken condition. On Wednesday, at the local court, he pleaded to be alldwed to return to his work on a transport at Williamstown. Although a large number of "priors" for various of fences were read out against him, the modest fine of 5/ was imposed.
Corrections. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Corrections. In our report of the discussion in Council, regarding tile raising of a loan of £14.000 for local improve-. mnlents, Cr. Morris is credited witll stating that a sinking fund of 14 per cent. was provided for under tile Comnuonwealth Bank's terms. T'his should have read 1½ per cent. bro kerage. Likewise, Cr. Gill was stlted to have supported the amendmlent by the Mayor. IIe supported Cr. Wal ter's motioin.
CORRESPONDENCE. TOBACCO AND CIGARETTES. To the Editor of the "Standard." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
CORRESPONDENCE. TOBACCO AdND CIGARETTES. To tile Editor of the "Standard." Dear Sir,--~May I ask for a small space in your paper to again thank tho.e who have givell to the above fund for our "Boys iln Khaki." The total amount received was £2/10/11, with which goods were purchased in Port Melbo?i:ne, andlll forwarded on to the secretary. This fund is now closed, but I now ask for donitions to help the distressed women and children of Port Melbourne in the coming win ter. I also desire to thank you, Mr. Editor, for your kindness iii grant ing me so much space in my appeals to the citizens,-Faithfully yours, IVEY STEPHENS. "Mascot,". 199 Liardet-st.. Port Me'b:
Moonlight Bay Trip. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Moonlight Bay Trip. Those willing to support the fund heing organised for tile widow and falmily of the late Mr. Albert Water lman, for many years chief officer of the Ozone. can do so now by pur c(h;tbsip?g tickets for the moonlight bIay excursion being hrranged for on the 16th inst. Free use of the Ozone ]has been granted by the Bay Excur sion Company, and, the captain, offi cers, and crew are giving thei, ser-, vices gratuitously in order to assist. thle deserving cause. A start will be made at 8 o'clock anid tickets cpn Inow be purchased from aiembers of the committee at 1/6 each.
Danger of Motors. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Danger of MIotors. Another of our councillors ap pearled disturbed at the council meeting on Tuesday week over the speed at which motors travel over Bay Street. Cr. Gill said the'coun cil would make a by-law or do some thing after somebody was killed, when it was too late. Cavs some times travelled at 30 or 40 miles an hour, and he thought a aspeed limit should be fixed. Cr. Crichton added that three or 'four prosecutions should have followed on what he saw that week. The present law regard ing motors places no restriction on the pace at which a driver might travel in circumstances where no risk to life is involved, but distinctly directs the responsibility to the mo torist, by making him liable for "driving at a pace dangerous to the public, having regard to all the cir eumstances." Tiius in a place where there is very heavy pedestrian and yehicular traffic seven or ten miles an hour could be considered danger ous, and a motorist would be liable for prosecution. On the other hand, ...
Absent from School. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Absent from School. -Inspector Beeching proceeded against a number of parents at the loceal court on Thursday, for failing to send their children to school the number of days required by law. Mrs. Jeanne, who answered for her hus band, in respect of their son, Louis, 13 years and 5 months of age, in formed the bench that the boy was not strong, and was periodically sick, also that he had been sent home fromi school, on two occasions. Inspector Beeching produced the school roll, which indicated that the boy had only attended on odd days during three months. A fine of 2/- was imposed. Fredk. Fisher, for Albert, two chalrge, was fined 3/- on each or the alternative of 12 hours. The follow ing fines were also imposed:--Robert Webster, for Robert, 3/- or six hours; Alf. Mfodnfor Albert, two charges, 4/- each, or 24 hours; Agnes Alford, for Nellie, 3/-, and Tlios. Cations, for Roy, 2/- or six hurs
Money Borrowers. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
Money Borrowers. Whilst busy entering up decisions in prosecutions against persons for money lent by Mortimer Franklyn, at the local court on Thursday, the Mayor, who presided, looked up from the court register and asked of the prosecutor, "Are these all local cases?" Mr. Franldyn said, "No, they are from all over Melbourne." Mr. McFarlane, the prosecuting soli citor, added that the promissory notes were made payable at Port MIelbourne. Cr. Smith said there was an enormous number of cases,, and it was not desired to get the idea about thatwe are altogether a bor rowing people. "We know it is some times necessary to borrow," con cluded the Mayor with p smile.
GOVERNMENT'S LOAN PROPOSAL. Another Indefinite Message. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
, GOVERNMENT'S LOAN PRO POSAL. Another Indefinite Message. Amongst correspondence read at the council meeting on Tuesday even ing, were two letters referring to the unemployment question. In the first the Lord Mayor of Melbourne asked the council to state forthwith what amount was required'by way of loan from the Government under its' pro mise to advance a sum of £350,000 to municipalities. In the second the Unemployment .Committee sought monetary assistance. The latter was simply received, but as regards the former, Cr. Gill moved that.the town Sclerk inform the Lord Mayor that the council had made arrangements with the Commonwealth Bank for ifs loan. The Mayor (Cr. Smith): Will not that be .shuttinfug the door? Cr. Crichton: We have not made arrangements with the Common wealth Bank yet, and unless we are prepared td transfer our1 municipal account to the Commonwealth Bank :there is ai'probability we wiil not get * it. Cr. Morris said, in seconding the motion, that the Lord Mayor's...
RIFLE CLUB PROPOSAL. Cr. Page Averse to Warfare. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
RIFLE CLUB PROPOSAL. Cr. Page Averse to Warfare. Reporting in regard to his attend ance at the Lord Mayor's meeting of metropolitan mayors on Tuesday afternoon last to consider the best means, of stimulating the rifle club movement,Ci:. Smith said he had in formed representatives that Port Melbourne had a live club which was prepared to welcome new members from amongst their residents. The idea seemed to be to form a sort of volunteer reserve from amongst active riflemen. Cr. Page: Is this a municipal mat terl The Mayor: Yes. t concerns everybody just now. I lknow Cr. Page has a rooted objection to any thing pertaining to soldiers or rifles Cr. Page: Or bayonets. The Mayor: A resolution was'car ried urging able-bodied men - to join rifle clubs, and that area-officers be consulted with a view to having their co-operation. Cr. Sinclair said the .de, of pro moting the rifle club movement was a good one, but something else had .to be considered. The trouble was that it cost a member of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 February 1915
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THE STING OF A BEE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
THE STING OF A BEE. -4---. The sting of a bee is composed of two spears of polished horn held in a sheath. One gets a notion of the sharpness of the weapon by a very sim-. ple comparison. The edge of a very keen razor, when examined under a good mi croscope, appears as broad.as the back of a thick knife, rough, uneven, and full of notches. An exceedingly small and delicate needle similarly scrutinised, re sembles a rough bar from a smith's forge. The sting "of a bee, viewed through the same instrument, shows a flawless polish, without the least blem ish or inequality, endinig in a point too fine to be discerned. In the act of stinging, the.spears, each of which has nine barbs and is grooved with a chan nel for the passage of the poison, emerge from a sheath. One of them is plunged into the flesh of the victim, the other following, and alternately they penetrate deeper and deeper. The venom is forced to the ends of the spears by much the same process as that which carries the poison ...