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OUR SENIOR CRICKETERS. Geelong v. Port Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
OUR SEN? OR CRICKETERS. Geelong v. Port Melbourne. The contest with Geelong ori Sat urday on the Corio oval was com m3nced under favorable weather con ditions. Geelong was sent to the wickets by the Ports' captain, who was luckiest with the toss, and re mained there until ten minutes past six o'clock, scoring 244 runs before being disposed of. Baker and Or chard put on 67 for the fourth and Orchard and Eason 58 for the fifth wicket. The last five wickets only added 42 to thescore. Orchard went in on.the fall of the third wicket at 77, and was last man out. He gave a first-class all-round display for .89 (seven 4's), with only one chance when 70-low down in the slips to Banks hM'Coll off Taylor, Baker was in an hour and 40 minutes for 48 (four 4's), obtained by attractive and correet batting. Coles got 41 (three 4's) in an hour and a quarter, but was missed when 31 by Rade macher in the slips off Taylor. Eason, whom O'Brien dropped at poipt hard and low-got 16 (two 4's). The bowling ...
FACTS AND FANCIES. The Mammoth in France. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
FACTS AND FANOIES. O' · The Mammoth in France. An indication of the enormous ex tent of the earth's surface which was formerly inhabited by that col ossal ancestor of the elephant, the mammoth, is given by the discov ery in the region of the Landes, in South-Western France,- of remains Sof one of these animals buried in blue clay underneath a heavy layer of sandy soil between six and seven feet in depth. The discovery was made about nine miles from Dax by workmen engaged in digging clay to make brick. As. is generally known, the remains of the mam: moth. are abundant in Alaska and Northern Siberia. There they are often found almost intact in the frozen soil, but of the French spe cimen there femain only a jaw-bone, some teeth, and a number of other bones. Antiquity of Tobacco. "Le Tabac" informs Os that tie idea that tobacco has only been known in Europe since the discovery of America is incorrect. In fact the Medes and Persians, a long time before our era, smoked narghiles, as anci...
SENSELESS MANOEUVRES BY YOUTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
SENSELESS MANOEUVRES. BY YOUTHS. The intention of the police to see that proper conduct is observed in oiur streets in order that pedestrians may enjoy the facility of the.thor oughfare without molestation or in sult is being pursued. .?A charge, which at first glance looked trivial, *-s heard before Messrs. T~stro and Crichton, J's.P., at our court last Saturday, when two youths, Alfred Kearley and Harry Redding, were presented for behaving in an offen sive manner on the 4th February. The circumstances, as related by Constable Walsh, were that at about 5 o'clock in the afternoon the two accused with two others were seen in front of the Bay View Hotel. They were pretending to be drunk' and rushing about, but on his approach they ran into the hotel. Half an hour later he again passed .to see similar conduct.. Prior to this the accused had been shifted away from •outside the Freemason's Hotel by Constable Queyle. The accused were arrested. So trivial did their offence appear to be tha...
GRIPMAN RETURNS. To Find Man on Premises. Dropped With a Blow. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
GRIPMAN RETURNS. To Find Man on Premises. Dropped With a Blow. John Smith, -30 years of age, smartly dressed in a light suit, was charged at the local court on Satur day morning with being found with out lawful excuse on the premises at 72 Bay Street, thereby being deemed a rogue and a vagabond. - From the story related by Albert Hegarty? a tramway gripman who resides at the address in question, it would appear that after he entered the house at a-quarter to two in the morning of the 6th inst., the dog started to bark. He searched in the house and found nothing wrong. He then got his mother to bring a light, and on entering a shed in the yard saw the accused crouched behind the door. Witness said, "What are you doing there; come out." Accused replied, "What has it got to do with you." 'He called on him again to come out, at the same time covtering him with a revolver. Witness then said, "What business have you in here?" Accused made no reply but stepped towards witness, wlho struck ...
OUR FORESHORE. Another Attempt for Government Help. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
OUR- FORESHORE. Another Attemipt for Government Help. In compliance with a decision ar rived at in Council on Tuesday even ing, ~a deputation waited upon the Minister to further urge that £1 for £1 should be given by way of Govern ment assistance towards improving the Port Melbourne foreshore be tween the piers. Those who attended were Mr. Geo. Sangster, M.L.A., the Mayor (Cr. T. Smith), Crs. Sinclair, Howe, Page, and Morris, and the town clerk. In the absence of Mr. Hagelthorn, Minister of Public Works. Mr. Hut chinson, Minister of Agriculture, re ceived the deputatiqon. After putting a good case, it is stated that the Miinister was "certainly sympathetic." Councillors stated that providing the Government could not see its way to advance the money immediately the local council would be prepared to finance the amount of £1,500 for 12 months in order that the work could be proceeded with. The decision of the Government is eagerly awaited.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
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PORT THEATRE. "All Star" Week. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
PORT THEATRE. "All Star" Week. The Port Melbourne picture the atre will present "All Star"' films next week. Two pictures. "The Billion aire," and "V.C.," are of 3,000 feet, while "The Opern Singer's Triumph." "The Shooting Match for a Stirling," "Duke's Heiress," and "Frontier Child," are 2,000 feet each in length. A number of other dramas and comics are advertised in this issue to be screened during the week.
MOTORIST FINED. Speed Considered Dangerous. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
MOTORIST FINED. Speed Considered Dangerous. The first prosecution since the council's complaint to the police in regard to danger through the speed at which motorists trayvel through Bay street, was levelled against Wil liam James Lindsay, at the court on Thursday. Constables Bourke and Stock said Lindsay drove a car over 300 yards in 23 seconds, equalling 27 miles an hour. He passed . lorries going in the same direction, and when on the wrong side nearly collided with a boy on a bicycle. Lindsay's defence was that he was driving a lady who had an appoint ment with a doctor and was anxious to be there in time. He said that he had been driving six years and that the police had never had occa sion to stop him before. The M1ajror, in recording the de cision of the bench, pointed out that no end of complaints were being made abopt high speeds travelled by motorists through the town, especi ally at night time. and they were de termined to put a stop to it. A- fine of £2 was imposed.
MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES. Picnic Or No Pay. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES. Picnic Or No Pay. At the council committee meeting on Tuesday evening, Cr. Gill said the Municipal Employees' picnic was fixed for next Wednesday. He un terstood the holiday was granted and paid for in consequence of the picnic, and he also understood.that certain employees in the council were against the pidnic. Their union h'd gone to a lot of trouble over it, and he considered it right and fair that they should attend the picnic or not be paid. Otherwise they should go to work. Cr. Crichton: I think a man should have the right to do as he likes. Cr. Tucker: Do I understand that if an employe purchases a picnic tic ket, he is to get a full day's pay? Cr. Gill: It is the custom with other municipal employees. One or two of them down here are trying to discredit the picnic, and yet they have a labor council working for good industrial conditions. The Mayor said he had been.in formed by the Town Clerk that the holiday was on the log, and must be given. The matter...
Victoria Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 February 1915
Victoria Pictures. The attractive programme arranged for next week at the Victoria Picture Theatre is advertised in this issue. The second round of the Victoria Picture Theatre amateur competi tions in singing and dancing was held last Wednesday and proved very suc cessful. Fourteen competitors en tered and the competition proved that a great deal of latent talent is to be found in the district, the con test being of a first-class character throughout. The first prize was awarded to Louie Cleasby, for song and dance; and the second prize to Laurence Wallace, for song. Baby Ballantyne was presented with a gold medal, and Jessie Massey with a sil ver medal for first and second places in first round.
SERIOUS CHARGE. Alleged Indecent Assault on Girl. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
SERIOUS CHARGE. Alleged Indecent Assault on Girl. A case of particular interest' to parents whose children play in re serves was heard at the Port Mel bourne Court on Thursday, when a youth 18½ years of age named Wil liam Frederick Thomas, residing at Buckhurst street, was charged with unlawfully and~indecently assaulting a little girl 5½ years of age on the 10th inst. The evidence, outlined by Sub' Inspector Westcott, and certified to by the girl in question as well as the child's mother, was of a revolting character. The child was sent in charge of a baby in a go-cart, to play in the Excelsior reserve, and was there joined by the accused who joined in a game of ball throwing, and subsequently invited her to the shade of a tree. This was followed by the subject of the charge. -The girl afterwards informed her mother. Constable Dare, in evidence, said, with Detective Mulfahey, lihe after wards interviewed accused, who at first denied the child's allegations, but later at the police ...
PATRIOTIC FUND. Local Committee's Balance Sheet. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
PATRIOTIC FUND. 1--4--- Local Committee's Balance Sheet. -A statement of receipts and ex penditure in connection with the Mayor's Patriotic Committee, duly certified to by the auditors, Messrs. W. Howe and W. Watson, has been prepared by the president of the local committee (Mrs A. A. Napthine) and secretaries, Mesdames M. A. Porritt and C. Sukolk* with Mr. A. V. Heath as treasurer. The receipts set out are:-Dona tions, £206/2/9; proceeds of Mr. Barbour's concert, £11/O/6; proceeds Mr. Rogers' Sunday concert, £14/I8/ Pd.; proceeds Dickson's concert, £1 13/; bank interest, £2/2/8; making a total of £325/17/8, On the ex penditure side no disbnrsements be yonfd the paynmeint of cheque to the Lord Mayor's fund for the amount realised are indicated, the various functions arranged being balanced at the time. Iii connection with the committee. it is pleasing to state that the lied Cross work is still proceeding, many valuable donations in apparel nad comforts being handed over as the resul...
LABOR PARTY. Allegations of Uncharitableness. Nomination of Officers. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
LABOR PARTY. 1 Allegations of Uncharitableness. Nomination of Officers. At the branch meeting of the local Labor League on Monday evening, the attendance was fair. Public re presentatives present were: Mr. Geo. Sangster, M.L.A., IMr. Jas. Mathews, M.1I.R., and Councillors Sinclair, Tucker, Page, and Gill. The Mnayor (Cr. Smith) presided. The principal discussion arose over a commuinication received from the Central Executive of thb P.L.C., in connection with a letter sent to the governing body by Mr. M. Conniff, .late secretary to the branch. In this, which was addressed to Mr. Archie Stew:art. Mr. Conniff directed atten tion to an unfortunate case of desti tution concerning a member of the Ibranch. It was expllained that some Imonths ago the member in question, a lady. had an arm broken whilst following lher occupation as waitress, and after recovering suffered from appendicitis. The member, havinlg two children to support, was very poorly circumnstantiated, and became in arrears f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
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CRICKET. PORT MELBOURNE v. BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
CRICKET. PORT MELBOURNE v. BRUNSWIOK. The following players have been seleo ted to represent Port Mfelbourne to-day: First eleven (at Brunswiok)--Taylor IfoColl (8), Rademacher, St. John, Wil. mot, Kelly, Schaefer, Hodgetts, O'Brien. Second eleven (at Port Mfelbourne) Jones Hair, Hoban, Clarke, Fairohild, Collins, Craig, McCarthy, Luseh, Pratt, Ryan, Coleman (12th man), Friend of the Presbyterian Tennis Club are reminded that the club is hold. ing a moonlight trip on the " Williams. town" on Tuesday evening. See advt.
South Ports v. Combined Seedsmen. (Third Grade—Ninth Round). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
South Ports v. Combined Seedsmen. (Third Grade-Ninth Round). This match commenced last Satur day on the locals' ground on the lagoon. South Ports batted first and scored fairly well, the sixth wicket falling for 86 runs. Then a "rot" set in, and the last four wickets fail ed to score, being all out for 86 runs. W. Ryan 20. O'Connor 13, and Biggs ley 12, were the principal scorers. Brown (six for 32), Murray (two for 8), and Yourell (two for 33) doing the howling. The Seedsmen lost seven wickets for 88 runs, when time was called. Digby 56, and Yourell 12, were the chief run-getters. AM. Ryan (four for 13), Biggsley (two for 16),.and Rooney (one for 33) took the wic kets. This match will be brought to a conclusion to-day, and all South Ports' players are requested to meet on the ground not later than 2.30 sharp.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
IN MEMORIAM. S MITII.-In loving memory of my dear'wife, Jane. who died 17th February, 1913, at Port Melbourne. "Oh for the touch of a vanished hand, The sound of a voice that is still." -(Inserted by Cr. Thos. Smith. Port aud South Melbourne). "' he Jtandard." "To fight with its might -. In the cause of Right, Is the duty of the Press." ADVANCE PORT, MELBOURNB. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20th, 1915.
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
ELECTRIC SPARKS. Next week very attractive pictures will be shown at the Port Melbourne Theatre. The supper-room alongside the town hall is offered for sale by pub lie tender. See advt. The next meeting of the Waterman Benefit Committee will be held at the All Nations Hotel next Wednesday evemug. "For the Empire," an exciting war picture, and "Through Unknown Aus tralia," are two stars for the Port Theatre next week. The new town hall is designed to accommodate 1.200 people. It will &lt;be provided with balconies to seat 500 of the above number. Mr. Frank Opitz, president of the Port Melbourne Football Club. is giv ing the players and officials a night at the Opera House next Thursday. Playing members of the Port Mel bourne Football Club received be tween them last year £323/13/-. The coaches were paid £34 in addition. The Port Melboutne Yacht Club's open race last Saturday was voted one of the best events since the cilb's formation. Sixteen yachts competed the Kia-ora, the ...
Railway United v. Albert Park. (V.J.C.A.—Third Grade). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
Railway United v. Albert Park. (V.J.C.A.-Third Grade). The ninth rolnd of the competi tion was commenced on Saturday, when the above teams met on the ground of the latter, at Albert Park. Albert Park, winning the toss, de cided to bat, but were very soon dis posed of for 52, Chesterfield being the only one to reach double figures, makldng 24 not out. Tyrrell (five for 16), Birch (three for 12), and M'Donald (two for 11) obtaining the wickets for the-Railways. The Rail ways, in their first innings, have lost three wickets for 80, Tyrrell being 38 not out. The match will be re snmed to-day at 2.45 sharp. Notes. The committee desires to thank the players who returned from J. Kit chen and Sons' picnic in time t6 take part in the match.