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RIFLE SHOOTING. Spoon Competition To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
RIFLE SHOOTING. -4-- Spoon Competition To-day. Handicaps for the spoon competi lion, 14 shots at 400 yards, to be fired at the local range this after noon:-Capt. T. Prest, H. Watt, J. Gibbons, G. Watt, A. Fadersen, 1; R. Sutclife, 2; D. C. Lang, 3; D. Paterson, J. T. Klinsella; J. Rum mnage, H. Ferris, 4; C. Harradence, WV. Prest, F. Alwell, 5; D. Sinclair, M. W. Young, W. Paterson, 6; A. Paterson, T. Page, H. Howard, 7; A. O'Brien, J. O'Brien, W. O'Brien. D. Molloy, 8; E. Le Page, 9; G. T. Jones, J. R. White, 1U; T. Molloy, 14; W. R. Harris, 15; S. Connor, 20; H. Jamieson, 25. Result of the F. J. Derham aggre gate and spoon, 14 shots at 300 yards, fired last Saturday:-Capt. T. Prest, 67, 4, 70; G. Watt, 66, 5, 70; R. Suteliffe, 65, 4, 69; TW. Prest, 60, 8, 68; H. Howard, 57 11, 68; J. R. White, 52, 16, 68; D. Sinclair, 57, 9, 66; G. T. Jones, 54, 12, 66; H. Watt, 62, 4. 66; A. Fadersen, 60, 5, 65; D. C. Lang, 60, 5, 65; J. Gib bons, 60, 4, 64; D. Paterson, 59, 5, 64; H. Ferris, 56,...
A GALLOP IN BAY STREET. Two South Yarra Lads Surprised. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
SA GALLOP IN BAY STREET. Two South Yarra Lads Surprised. From what was related ast the local court on Thursday by Harry Anderson and Reginald Martin, both 19 years of age and residing at Hope street, South Yarra, they each hired a horse from Coffey's livery stable and set out to enjoy a ride, it being A.N.A. day. On reaching Bay-street, after having visited Footscray, An derson, who admitted not being ac customed to riding, says he became tired, and setting his mount into a walk. rested himself on one side of the saddle. In doing so his spur ac cidentally sntartled the animal and it galloped away. Martin followed. If the statement made by these two refined looking young men is correct, it was unfortunate for them that Constable Parmenter happened to. be in the street as they galloped by, because he boarded a tram and over took them after they had settled down. Subsequently they were charg ed with furiously riding horses on the 1st February. Parmenter, in evi dence, said that Anderso...
THE NATIVES. Mock Municipal Election. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
THE NATIVES. Mock Municipal Election. There was a good attendance ,at the Natives' meeting on Tuesday evening last, Mi. E. E. Ewart presid aing. The business sheet of the next an nual conference was received and held over for discussion till next meeting: Mr. II..V. Smith was elected a full benefit member and three can didates for membership were pro posed. The president reported having at tended the annual banquet and cele bration. Mock "Election." The candidates.for election were: Labor--Messrs. Irwin, Insall, and King; and Liberal, or rather "Ad vanced Liberals"--Messrs. Allison, Brereton, and Green. These gentle men addressed the memnbers on cur rent municipal topics from their re spective standpoints. The questions mainly touched upon were the loan, beautifying the foreshore, and the providing of workmen's homes on the rishermen'si Bend. The candidates acquitted themselves&veiwy creditably and fully justified the object the com mittee had in view when it placed the item...
COUNCIL'S BANKING AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
COUNCIL'S BANKING AFFAIRS. When considering the question of changing the CounciP's current ac count, on Tuesday evening Cr. Walter moved that the Council only change the account when the Commonwealth Bank started a branch at Port Mel bourne. Cr. Gill seconded the motion. Cr. Morris opposed the motion. The changing of the account was irrelevant to the question at issue. They were not being urged to shift their banking business, therefore there was no nece.sity for the motion. Crs. Howe and Crichton took a similar view. On being put, the motion was lost. Cr. Gill called for a divisibn with the following result-In favor, Crs. Wal ter, Gill; and the Mayor; against;, Crs. Morris, Sinclair, Tucker, Page, Howe, and Crichton.
TENNIS. Presbyterian Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
TENNIS. Presbyterian ,Club. The local Presbyterian- ennis play_ ers were- defeated by the Fitzroy Presbyterians on- Saturday. last. A great deal of interest:was manifest ed in .this match. As Ithis avas the secdnd'meeting of these teams, and the second win by Fitzroy, theinext meeting is-sure to be interesting..Fol lowing are the scores: * Mixed Doubles.I-Miss Mitchell and McKie (F.) beat Miss Cribbis and Paton (P.M.), 9-6; Miss Smith and Rankin (F.) beat Miss Wood and Anderson (P.M.), 9-5; Miss K. Mitchell and Neville (F.) beat Miss Maddern and Gardner, 9-5i Miss Roupell -and Roberts (F.) lost to Miss Anderson and Smith. (P.M.), 4-9. Gentlemen's Doubles. icKie and Rankin (F.), lost to Paton and Anderson ·(P.M.), 7-9; ~Neville and Roberts (F.) lost 'to Gardner and Smith (P.M.),-4---9. Ladies' Doubles. Misses Mitchell and Smith (F.) ibeat Misses Cribbis and Wood, (P. M.), 6-1; Misses Mitchell and Rou pell (F.) beat -Misses Maddern and Anderson (P.M.), 6--4. Totals:-Pitzroy, 54; Port ...
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
ELECTRIC SPARKS. Geelong cricketers have set Poi.t onians a solid task. The locals will need to make 244 to reach the first innings score. The P.M. Football Club's annual meeting will take place in the Town Hall on Monday, March 1st. See advt. in this issue. The Waterman benefit committee meet next Wednesday at Mr. J. Pur cell's Australian Eleven Hotel, oppo site police station, at 8 p.m. Banks MI'Coll, playing for Ports against Geelong at the Corio oval on Saturday, was "no-balled" twice by Sthe umpire (Norton) for throwing. In consequence of necessary pre liminaries it is .considered unlikely that the Council relief works under the loan scheme will commence be fore the 1st of May. The Commonwealth Bank has agreed to extend the loan of £14,000 to 30 years, in lieu of 20 years as suggested. The money has now de finitely been arranged for. It is said that Mr. George Allison, as an "advanced- Liberal"- at the Natives' competition, was a complete failure. Like the "absent-minded beggar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 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 Theatre is Conducted en tirely by UNION LABOR, SPECIAL PRIZES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS at the IMatinee To-day, AT 2 30 p.m. To be Screened during the Week: Jhe Billionaire (3,000 ft. Star) XV C (3,000 C u Star. The Opera Singer's Triumph (2,000 ft. Star). The Shooting Match FRD Mafc~STERLING Comic). 2,000 ft. Star. Duke's Heiress 2,000 ft. Star). Frontier Child 2,000 ft. Star). Ghip off the Old Block (Keystone) Red Eagle Lawyer Drama. Honeymoon that Tried to Comne Back (coMC). Diamond Nippers (DRAMA). DAISIES (Comic>. In and Out comic. -LATEST C~ar Newls. AND NUMEROUS OTHERS. Complete Change of Programme, Saturday & Wednesday Fresh Programme each Sunday Night. PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - Is. STALLS- - SIXPENCE. ,nlidren Half Price Week Nights and Matinees. Saturday Nights Excepted AN...
UNNATURAL NOISES. Cause Not Ascertained. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
UNNATURAL NOISES. Cause Not Ascertained. Curiosity has been aronsedl in Port Melbourne in corisequence of thump ings and rappings which have taken place at a house in Cruickshank street, which are said to take place between 10.30 and 3 a.m. nightly. Throughout the week the police have attended the premises in an effort to elucidate the mystery, but so far failed. In the meantime, crowds gather in the vicinity nightly, their presence causing great annoyance to residents in the vicinity. What the noises are or how they are being caused has yet to be solved, but no doubt when a solu tion is arrived at it will be found in some defect in underground water or gas pipes. It is too much to expect one to believe that they arise from anything spiritual, as is generally ac cepted.
Boy Scouts. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
Boy Scouts. Local parents of lads .who have members of .their families in the South Melbourne troop of the Im perial Boy Scouts will be glad to hear of their successful camp at Ivanhoe on Foundation Day. There were as sociated with the South Melbourne troop, under the Master, Mr. Brack, the 1st Kew troop, Clegg master, and Ivanhoe troop, under Scout-master Wilson. Mr. Brack had the assist ance of Messrs. Ratcliff and Swain. The duration of the camp was from Saturday till Monday evening, and the spot chosen was one of the many beautiful and suitable ones on the banks of the Yarra. Great care was exercised over the boys, whose be haviour was such as might be aintici pated when Mr. Brack's careful supervision is taken into account. Tent pitching, drill, organised games and varied forms of amusement, un der the personal control of the offi cers, were indulged in to the great delight and complete satisfaction of the boys. Not the least-important feature of the camp was the great care exe...
"ALLIES" FAIR. At Methodist School Hall. Opened by Minister of Education. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
"ALLIES'" FAIR. At Methodist School Hall. Opened by Minister of Education. The large assemblage at the Gra ham street Methodist school hall, on Thursday evening must have glad dened the hearts of those who had devoted their labor in anticipation of the erection of a kindergarten in con nection with the church. The hall was a spectacle of bril liancy and attraction. As the title of the fair would indicate the various stalls were representative of those countries associated with the com mon cause of Great Britain in the great European war, and the attire of the assistants in most instances characteristic. "Rule Britannia," a fancy stall, occupying a central posi tion, and presided over by ?Mrs. Joyce. was well furnished with use ful articles of a fancy description. The girls' stall, in charge of the Misses Baker and Briggs, was repre sentative of Belgium,-- while the "sweefs" stall, I;-"bvr which Miss Gladys Joyce presided, was dedi ecated to our worthy supporters in France. "Russia,"...
A. W. A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
A. W. A. Port Melbournle branch of the A.W.A. held its fortnightly meeting on Wednesday, February -3rd, the president, Miss Hodges, presiding. Three propositions for membership were received. Reports were receiv ed stating that two members were still very ill. The syllabus itemu for the evening was "Parlor bowls," for a trophy, piesented by Mrs. Insall. After keen competition among the members (who were all novices), it was won by Mrs. Borowski. Several members expressed' regret that Port Melbourneo was without a ladies' bowling club. Members are remind ed that next branch night, February 17th, is quarter night. Each member is kindly asked to bring a toy (dolls preferred), in aid of the Neglected Home.
SWIMMING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
SWIMMING NOTES. In - the junior handicap, 50 yards, at Ate':Albert Park Swimming Club meeting, Master J. S'tanford, off 8 sees., had no trduble in securing first place. During the week a 100.yards fhan dicap race (senior members) for tro phy donated byMr. rH. Perazzo, was contested, and :resulted as follows: J. Stanford, 3- ses, 1st; H. Watson, 5 sees., 2. 'Fifty yards' junior han dicap (members under 16 years), for trophy donated by Mr. J. H. Holmes: R. Williamson, 2 sees., 1; E. Smith, 15:sees., 2; B. Riley, 9 sees., 3. The Mlelbourne Swimming Club's 'carnival will take place to-day at the St. Kilda baths, starting at 3 p.m. Duke' Paoa Kahanamoku, who recently, at Sydney, broke -theworld's record for 100 yards (doing the dis-l tance in the splendid time of '53 3-5th secs.), will appear; -also George Cunha, of Hawaii, and several inter State swimmers. Tickets for admis Sion 'can be 'dbtained from Mr J. Lock. Reserved. seatg, 3/-; back seats, 2/-. The following- Port' boys will be c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
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IN THE GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
IN THE GARDEN. "Methinks I scenti the morning air," ex claimed the blue-eyed Violet, m1aking with the dawn. "'Oh, indeed!" replied the*'stately Rose, shaking the dew drops from her dainty petals, "then where do I-come in?" '"In the golden Summer-time," put in the modest Daisy, blushing crimson. '"Oh, dear!" cried the Violet, eager to ex plain, "Don't be annoyed with-me, - sweet Rose, I was merely quoting S Shakespeare." Tnud the glIorlous Sun, peeping o'er the hills, shot through theair-his dancing beams of gold. -J. McG.
ORIGINAL VERSE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
, ORIGoINAL 'VERSE. CThe;following lines have been re- I ceived from correspondents. A SONGSTER'S NOTE. " (For:the Childrten.) Dear Sweet;- While Master's-busy at his books, And Ruby with-the sunny. looks, • And clust'ring curls, doth thread lier beads, And her Mamnma 'absorbed reads, I'll write, because:I wish to tell You lots of things:7 -Ihope you're' well. No doubt you 'do remember,-Dear, The joyous times that we spent here; And how we chirped and sang with glee Within the-roomy aviary. And then -the' greati:Canary Show! But that- of course 'was' long ago. 'Twas-there you parted, Sweet, from me; l trust your. Master's .kind to thee. I'm treated well: therefore I:sing From morn till night, like anything, SWhen to his breakfast iMaster -sits, Restless his fav'rite songster flits From perch to perch, -while whls'ling strong, And gladdens him with morning song. Next'door to us (the place is new), Is kept a wicked cockatoo, • And yesterday I 'overheard The lady telling of::this bird ...
Council's Request Conceded. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
Council's Request Conceded. On Wednesday, the Mayor (Cr. T. Smith) accompanied by the town clerk, (Mr. A. V. Heath), made re presentations to the manager of the Commonwealth Bank, pointing out that the term of 20 years stipnlated was too short. The Mayor explained that during present conditions it would be impossible to increase the rate, and the town's valuation would decrease in consequence of the re morval of unumerous properties in con sequence of Harbor Trlst under takings. Ultimately the manager agreed to extend the loan to 30 years, and negotiations on that basis were settled.
THE LOAN. Negotiations for £14,000 Completed. Confirmed at Special Council Meeting. Extra 3d Rate Involved. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
THE LOAN. . I Negotlations for £14,000 Completed. Confirmed at Special Councill Meeting. Extra 3d Rate Involved. A special meeting of the Town Council was called for Tuesday even ing last, to consider a communication from the Commonwealth Bank, set ting forth conditions under which it proposed to lend to Port Melbourne Council the sum of £14,000. With this money an approved schedule of works is to be undertaken in Port Melbourne. The suggested undertakings are all necessary, par ticularly now-when so many artisans are disengaged. The mohey spent should afford relief. The manager of the Commonwealth Bank wrote, as follows:-- "I am pleased to inform you that we will be prepared to lend your municipality £14,000 on the follow ing conditions: 1. All requirements of the Local Government Act and the Municipal Lboans' Extension Act to be complied with. 2. The loan to bear interest at the rate of 4½ per cent. per annum.1Pay ment of interest and 're-payment of principal to be made by equal y...