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Baptist Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
Baptist 'Cricket Club. The above .club tried conclusions with Albert Park on Saturday last, on the Albert Park. The locals, win ning the toss, went- to bat. and put together 105 runs, Callander com piled 30 in good style, as did S. Holmes 29, and W. Holmes 12. Against the visitors' bowling the home side could only record 27 runs, leaving the:Ports with a substantial lead of 78 runs on the first innings. The bowling honors were shared by E. Kelley, three for 4, S. Holmes,-six for 12, and W. Holmes, one for 5. The locals have lost two wickets for 16 runs. in the second innings.
Excelsior C. C. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
Excelsior C. C. The Excelsiors played the Majestic Rovers at Royal Park on Saturday. Scores: Excelsior, first innings, 57; second innings, five wickets for 54. Mfajestic Rovers, first inniings, 26. A Nichols, F. Parker, and W. I(ng showed to advantage with the bat. and A. Nichols (six wickets for 10) and B. Saunders, (three for 11), did best with the ball.
Presbyterian Church. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
Presbyterian Church. SNext Sabbath morning the subject will be "MLisunderstood," and in the evening a patriotic service will be held. at which the subject of "Patrio tism and-thile Civic Call," will be pre sented. Special hymns will be sung, and Elgar's rendering of "Land of Hope and Glory," as a double trio, will be suug. Mr. Frank Barbour is also expected to sing. The church will be decorated with the National flags of the Allies. All naval and military men, also oitizen forces and cadets are cordially invited.
IRON QUOITS. Ports Win. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
IRON QUOITS. Ports Win. Notes by "Pin Head," Last - Saturday . the Ports' iron quoiters visited North Melbourne, to play Melbourne City, about40 making the trip, wdhich was a most enjoyable one. Ports, playing-well, eventually won by 29, the final scores being Ports 207, City 178. J. Penhall, although beaten, play ed a great game for Ports against W. Sneddon. Luck was against him, for repeatedly he hit thb pin's head and the quoits jumped out of the clay. Ports' players who won were: E. Lobb 25 to Lindrea 8, H. Te!.cker, who played splendidly against Reeckie (who he only allowed to score 7); W. Paterson, who outshone all, scor ing 25 to. Greenwell's 5; C. Bourke, who got 25 against IH. Coates 13, and Hammond, who, playing his usual brilliant game, scored 25 to Kydds' A. Keogh, one of Ports' new play ers, surprised all by scoring 19; he played some real good shots. Next Saturday Pprts go to South Yarra to play Collingwood. Members are requested to. meet at club rooms at 2 sharp.. At ...
YACHTING. Open Race. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
YACHTING. Open Race. The ,uual OpOu Race of the Port Melbourne Yacht Club will be held this afternoon. The starting point is off the end of the town pier and the course twice around the large course, a distauce of about 12 miles. The prizes are: First. £5/5/; second, £3/3/-; third, £1/1/-, presented by Messrs. Oliver. Marshall, and MIor wick. The starting time is 3.30 p.m. The entries and handicaps are as follow:--Thera, ser.; Kurrewa, 8 min.; lHelen, 7 nlin. 30 sec.; Uira, 5 min. 30 see.; Paringa, 7 min. 30 sec.; Native, 9 min.; Fancy, 9 min.; Eric, 10 min.; C.J.M.. 12 min.; The Rip, 14 min.; Namoi, 14 min.; Dixie 2, 15 min.; Britaniia, 17 min.; Latona, 30 min.; Hygeina, 30 min.; Ki-orn, 14 mjil.; Valkyrie, 13 min.
Cr. Page Diplomatic. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
Cr. Page Diplomatic. Cr. Page adopted a sympathetic, though matter of fact attitude at the council committee meeting on Tues day evening: when he moved that the council erect a dressing shelter for bathers one the foreshore between Pickles street jetty and the lagoon. So suddenly and precisely did he make the suggestion that councillors hesitated before speaking. Cr. Page said it was too far for half the re sidents to walk to the shelters on the foreshore in the bend. dir. Gill was the first to break the'silence by ask ing if Cr. Page had considered the cost, to which he replied that he had, and estimated it at £110. Cr. Gill suggested that Cr. Page should alter his motion and ask that the surveyor draw up an estimate of the cost, at: the: a me time mentioning that the: council had not £100 to spend. An other councillor interjected "Nor 100 ,pence." Cr. Sinclair thought it was no use dwelling on the proposition, as councillors well knew that it couldn't be done. Cr. Page's mo tion, ...
Speed of Motor Cars. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
Speed of Motor Cars. The town clerk on Tuesday even ing drew councillors' attention to the fact that they were without power in their by-laws to limit the speed at which mhotors may travel thrqugh the town. Provision was made in this re gard under the Police Offences' Act. "The Police Inspector for the district had been communicated with," said 1~Ir. Heath, "and he has promised to take the action necessary."
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. The Rev. McKie, who has teen away on holidays, has recovered from his rather prolonged illness. The reverend gentleman has entered on his work at Holy Trinity with re newed vigor. The Annual Harvest Festival ser vices are announced to be held to morrow in the morning at 11 and evening at 7. The Vicar will be preacher at both services. Members of the congregation are invited to solid offekings of corn, fruit, and vegetables early onSaturday, so that they may he suitably Arranged in the scheme of decoration. The anthem at evening service will be "Ye shall dwell in the Land" by Stainer. In the afternoon at 3 the annual prize distribution will be held in the school-room. Tothis interesting ser vice all parents and friends of the children are cordially.invited. It is hoped that there will be a large at tendance. The annual meeting of the parish -ioners will be held on Monday even ing next, the 15th inst.,'in the school room, at 8 p.m., foir the purpose ...
Rode First-class. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
Rode First-class. Bernard "Goss, who .gave his ad dress as Frankston, was intercepted riding first-class whilst in possession of a second-class ticket between North Port and Graham street sta tions on the 14th December. Mr. O'Connor. ticket collector, said Goss told him that he did not know he was in a first-class car. He did not ap pear when cnalled on at the court on Thursday. and. was fined 10/-, with 7/6 costs, in default distress.
Wesleys' Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
Wesleys'- Cricket Club. Last :Saturday. the:local Wesleys journeyel to Royal Park, theret·o ei gage in mortal combat the cric. ket warriors from the church at North Melbourne. Despite theafflic .tion sof a short .team, due to drill and other causes just invented, the Graham street boys managed to get into a comfortable .position as a result of the day's:play. North Mel bourne batted first, and were .dis posed of for the moderate score of 72. W. Rendall secured four wic kets for 8 runs; Alan Riach, four for 20; and N. Carnie, two for 33. The Port M\elbourne batsmen then pro ceeded to -cohvince their opponents that bowling was. not their strong point, two wickets for 103 being the tally at drawing . of -stumps. Reg. M'Donnell, 39, was in good form, his score including one 5 and ·two 4's. Norm. Carnie, with-34 not out, gave of his best; his most mighty :hits being two fives and a-six. The match will be concluded to-day, and all the players are -asked to be early to avoid tbhe rush to :...
South Ports v. Swallow and Ariell. V.J.C.A., 3rd Grade, 8th Round. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
South Ports v. Swallow and Arlell. V.J.C.A., 3rd Grade, 8th Round. This match was brought to a con clusion'last Saturday, victory resting with the South Ports by 96 runs. South Ports, with a lead of 54 runs on the 'first innings, resumed their second innings and. put together 79 runs before the last wicket.fell, bat ting. Rooney short. W. Ryan and O'Connor, 19 each, andoStevenson 15, were the principal run-getters. Good son, foiiffor 16; Walton, two for 12;. Robinson, two for 14; and..Cody, one for 13, getting the wickets. With 134 runs to win,'Swallow. and Ariell com mnenced their :second innings,:-but the wickets.s falling:rapidly, theuinnings soon closed for.a total of 37 runs. Scoble 15, was the :only double figure scorer. :M; Ryan, five for 22; Darcy, two for. 13, and W. Ryan, one 'for 0, doing the.bowling. S. and A.' batted two men short. Seores-South Ports, first innings, 95 runs; second innings,' 79 runs. Total, 174. Swallow: and;:Ariell; first: innings, 41 runs; "second -in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
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DESERTED HIS SHIP. To Fight for England. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
DESERTED HIS SHIP. To .Fight for England. John Baldock, a fine sample of a man, was one of four who were called upon last Saturday morning at the local court to show a reason able. cause for leaving the British ship Poona, berthed at the Railway Pier, withdut leave. Arthur Man tell, 3rd officer, said Baldock went ashore without getting permission to do so. He had signed on for the round voyage. Baldock said he took leave to pass a medical exami nation in order to join the fighters at the front. "I want to do my little bit the same as I've done before. I have passed, been accepted, and am joining at two o'clock this after noon." Mr. Testro asked why Baldock never joined before coming out to Australia, and was linformed that he had applied and had been refused in consequence of his age. The men were told that they had broken the law by leaving the ship' without permission, and that a light fine would be imposed. This con sisted of one day's pay. They were ordered back to the ship.
Railway United v. South Melbourne District. V.J.C.A.—Third Grade. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
Railway United v. South Melbourne District. V.J.C.A--Third Grade. STh?i above match was concluded on Saturday, on the ground of the former, when the Railway United again proved victorious by eight wickets and six runs. At the conclusion of the first day's play, the scores were-South Mel bourne District, first innings, 73, and the Railway United, six wickets for 87. Resumingplay on Saturday, the Railways carried the score to 118 before they were all out. Going in the second time the District, batting three men short, made 80 runs, 63 of which were recorded before their first wicket fell. Requirinlg 36 to win, the Railways made 41 with the loss of two wickets, thus winning their eighth match in succession. Those who batted and bowled best for the Railways were: Reilly, 30 and 17, not out; Rapshott, 26, not out; McDonald, 16 and 9, not out; and Croft, 11. Tyrrell, four for 18; Cardwell, five for 31, and Edwards, five for 47. The ninth round of the competi tion commences to-day, when th...
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. North Ports v. Yarraville. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
AMONGST THIE JUNIORS. North Ports v. Yarravllle. North Ports, who had lost five wic kets for 12 runs, resumed their innings last Saturday, the Keyhoe brothers batting to the bowling of Caldwell -and Goodwin. Caldwell's first over proved disastrous, G. Key hoe being caught behind the wickets off the third ball, and Wellington bowled by .the fourth, With seven wickets down for 12, Ross joined E. Keyhoe, and took the score to 26, when Keyhoe was given out for hit ting his wicket, a doubtful decision. It was stated that the batsman knocked the wicket with his foot after making his stroke. A. Pater noster then joined Ross, and added 23 runs for the ninth wicket. Bow den and Paternoster brought the score to 78 before Bowdern was caught. Yarraville opened their second innings with Reitman and Rocke, who made 34 before being separated, Reit man being bowled by _Wellington. hNorris joined Rocke. and added 18 before Norris was run out. Walker, the next man, lost his partner before another run...
Second Elevens. Geelong. First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
Second Elevens. Geelong. First Innings. Patchett, c Clark, b Pratt " ..39 E,.-:Rankin, c M'Carthy, b Lusch 17 T. Gurr, c MICarthy, b Pratt . 106 Blanksby, lbw., b Lusch ..... O Daykin, stpd. Craig. b Lusch . 5 Harrison, c Hoban, b Clark . 16 Canrr, c and b Clark .. .... . O Byrne, b Clark ........ ..:. 0 Hatcher, b Hair .......... 10 Gurr, B., not out' .... ... 21 Haraie, c Clark, b Pratt .. .. 0O Sundries .. .. ... .. ... 22 Total.. ...... .... .. .236 B~owling.-Lusch, three wlieketis for 42 runs; Pratt, three for. 53; Hair, one for 45; Clark, three for ,62. Ports. First Innings. Jones, E., not out .... .. 12 Collins, E., c B. Gurr, b Blanks by ........ ....... 2 Craig, b Hardie ........... 10 Lusch. not out ........... 7 Sundries" .-. ..... .... 6 Two wickets for .. .... 37 Notes. The first eleven, on arriving at Geelong,- were entertained at dinner, land afterwards at tea, by Mr. and Mrs. Watson, of Geelong. The players and supporters wigh to thank them for their very kind invita...