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Port Melbourne v. Geelong. Second Eleven. Geelong. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
Port Melbourile v. Geelong. Second Eleven. Geelong. .- First Innings ......... .236 Ports-First Innings. Jones, b R. Gurr.... ...... ..37 Collins, c B. Gunrr, b Blanksby 2 Craig, b Hardie .......... .. 10 Luseh, thrown out .......... .10 Hoban, E., b R. Gurr........ 2 Pratt, c and b RI. Gurr .... .. 20 Fairchikf, stpd., b R. Gurr 0 .. O Hair, c T. Gurr, b R. Gurr .... 0 Clark, run out ........... 3 Arthur, b Byrne .. .. .... 0 M'Carthy, not out .. ....... 0 Sundries......... ..... 12 Total .... ...... ..96 Bowling.-R. Gurr, five wickets for 12 runs; Byrne, one for .16; Blanksby, one for 37. Ports.-Second Innings. Clark, stpd., b R. Gnrr ........ 5 M'Carthy, run out ........ 1 Collins, c Fletcher, b Gnrr . . . 6 Craig, b Gurr .. . . . . 12 Hair, c Rankin, b Gurr ..... ...0 Lusch, b Gurr ............. . 8 Pratt, b Hardie.............. 5 Hoban, hit, wicket, b Byrne .. .. 15 Jones, stpd., b Gurr .. * .. 30 Fairchild, b Gurr.... .. .... 19 Arthur, not out ...... .. .. 3 Sundries ..... .....
CRICKET. Sub-District Cricket Association. Our Senior Cricketers. Ports V. Geelong—First Eleven. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
- CRICKET. Sub-District Cricket Association. Our Senior Cricketers. Ports v. Geelong-First Eleven. The match between Pqrt Mel bourne Footballers and Geelong ter minated last Saturday, the locals suffering defeat by 34 runs on the first innings. Geelong. First Innings ........ ...244 Ports-1-1irst Innings. M'Coll, c Cole, b Johiison .. . . 28 i Wilmott, c and b Eason .-. .. .. 11 Rademacher, c Williams, b Eason 49 Kelly, c Orchard, b Johnson .. O O'Brien, c Marsham, b Teague 46 St. John, c Field, lh Eason .... 3 Hodgetts, lbw., b Marsham ... O Taylor. b Orchard .* .... ... 41 Schaefer, b Orchard .. ... 5 -J. M'Coll, not- out .. .. .. .. 8 B. M'Coll, c Williams, b E'son .. 12 Sundries..... ..';....... 7 Total.......... .* .. .. 210
Property at Auction. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
Property at Auction. Messrs. D. C. AIrmstropug and Son will offer at public anuction oil the '7ftli instant, two cottage properties. One is situated at 142 Albert street, near Graham street, under instruc tions of the administrator of the es tate of the late W. R. Hamilton. It coutains four rooms and lhas a frontaie of 18 ft. to Albert street by a depth of 131 ft. throuigh to Alfred street. It is situated iin a good let ting locality. At 4 o'clock the same firm will subunit a cottage "t 46 Iffla street, torner of Little Mountain street, ulderl ilstructions from the executor of the late Mrs. Kellehcr. This cottnage has five rooms. a co\ ered-in vestihle, bath, copperllc, and all coll\eionc.es. aind is in good ordier andil repair. Bothl properties have to be sold ill order to wiid iup thle re spective estat es.
Fire in Beach Street. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
Fire in Beach Street. At f'our o'clock on Tuesday after noon a fire occurred in the balcony room of a ten-roomed two-storey building at 67 Beach street. The outbreak was discovered by Herbert Slowly, tram conductor, who gave the alarm and then brought the Tramway Company's hlose into play, which kept the fire in check until the brigade arrived. It was then extin guished by means of the fire bri gade's hand-pump before much damage was done. The origin of the fire is a mystery, and fortunately it was noticed in time to prevent it reaching the interior oI the building. A lad named William Venables had been engaged preparing tihe spouting at tlie time, but hlie denied using any fire on thle roof. Venables says he saw two men smoking on the balcony a few minutes. before the fire broke ont. Mrs. Ward, the tenant, was not insured. The building is owned by Mrs. Mathews, of 112 Pascoe Vale iroad, Moonee Ponds, and it is not known whether there is any insur anlce on it.
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. The Harvest Festival services. which were held on Sunday last. were very successful. A wonderful profusion of offerings in corn, fruit, and vegethbles were received, and were most tastefully anud reverently displayedl. The decorations and com pleted result of the decorators' labor was much appreciated by all the wor shippers who attended. Psalmns. les sons. and hymns al)ppropl)riatte to the occasion had been selected with due cnie, anad the choir carried out their share of the services very creditably. The secial anthem was Stainer's "Ye Shall Dwell in the Land." The Vicar preached at both serv\-ices-in the morning on "Thlnkfutlness" and in the evening on the "Lessons ofl Harvest." Part of the offerings sub sequently were distrihbuted among the poor and needy of the parish, and the remainder 'sent to one of our hos pitals.
ARSON CHARGED. Agnes Bennett and John Wolman at Criminal Court. Wolman Found Guilty. Jury Unable to Agree Over Bennett. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
ARSON CHARGED. Agnes Bennett and John Wolman at Criminal Court. Wolman Found Guilty. Jury Unable to Agree Over Bennett. A case which created wide-spread local interest when two accused per sons, Agnes Bennett and John Wol man, of Princes-street, were present ed at the Port Mlelbourne court in December last, charged with having set frre to the residence in which they resided, and were committed for trial, reached a further stage oln Monday, when their trial camene on at the Crim inal Court, before Judge Hood. Ben nett and Woliman pleaded not guilty. Mr. P. J. Ridgeway appeared for Bennett. and Mr. C. Barnett for Wol man. The case for the Crown, as pre seated by MIr. Woinarski, K.C., was that Belnett lived with her husband at No. 315 Princes street, Port Mel bourne. Wolmnan had come from America, and went to lodge at. Ben nett's hlouse. In 1912 Bennett took out an insurance policy for £100 on thle furniture, and her wearing ap parel in the Alliance Insurance Com pany. Qn Nqsember 27 o...
Returning Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
Returning Soldiers. With regard to the members of the Australian Expeditionary Forces who dre nlow being returned from Egypt, the Minister for Defence (Senator Pearce) made an important state ment on Monday afternoon. "It is stated," said the Minister, "that a number of the men who are returning from Egypt are suffering fromn venereal disease. Should this proyc to be the fact, these men will on no account be allowed at liberty in the Commonwealth until they are completely cured. Arrangements are being made to ensure for these men careful superintendence and the best medical attention tlhat it is possible for them to have. The Government has full power .of control over these men," continued the Minister. "They are oars until we let tlhem go, and it is as well that it should be known that we intend to closel guanrd them from the very moment of their ar rival until it is safe to liberate them."
Normanby Lodge. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
Normanby Lodge. The Arch-Druid, Bro. Carlton, pre sided over the quarterly meeting of ,the Normanby Lodge, held at the Vic toria Hotel. A number of visitors from the Burnley Lodge were pre sent. The brethien present provided many good musical items. Bros. Wai'd and Black sang ragtime songs. Bros. Smith; Ross. Bainbridge, and Mr. Lindsay (who sang "I'm the Saftest O' the Family") ieceived ap plause for their renditions. The Grand Lodge intimated the formation of a committee with a view of ar ranging a Druids' picnic for Easter Monday. .At the next lodge meet ing the retiring A.D. will be presented with a diploma, and a goodl pro gramme is being arranged for the occasion. The secretary (Bro. Wale) is looking forward to a big attend ance of members.
PICTURE THEATRES. PORT THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
PICTURE THEATRES. PORT THEATRE. A great war picture has been se cured for production at thile Port Melbourne theatre next week. It is entitled "For the Empire," and will be shown on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings. Another great picture "Through Unktnown Austra lia," will be shown to-night (Satur day) and Monday evenings. In addition the ordinary budget of late arrivals is promised. "'Love and Surgery," "When the West was Young," "German Fleet in Hiding," "King Bagot in N'otoriety," "Mistress of Deadwood Basin," "Pimple In spector," "Second Mrs. Robink," "British Troops in Fmrance," special budget and others will comprise a big weelk at tihe tlheatre.
Returns of Wheat and Flour. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
Returns of Wheat and Flour. -I-olders of wheat and flour in e' cess of one lutndred bu?hlels and one ton respectively are reIquired to fur nish returns to the Price of Foods Board, by the 26th February of all quantities held on the evening of the 25th inst. A regulation form is pro vided and can be obtained at, the post office or police station. The maxiumumt penalty provided for. fail ing to furnish the retnrn is f1,000. and at thie discretion of the Crown forfeiture of whole or plart of the foodstuffs in respect thereto. For making a false return in regard to quantities held a similar penalty is involved. The provisions should be carefully observed by local bakers or others molding stocks.
VIOLENCE THREATENED. To Wife and Family. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
VIOLENCE THREATENED. ---C To Wife and Family. At the local court on Thursday, before the Mayor (chairman), and MIessrs. Howe. Testro. and Arm strong, J.'sP., Robert Henry Williams was charged with violently threaten ing and declaring that he would shoot his wife on tile 13thl February. Sub-Inspector Westcott intimated to the bench that Mrs. Williams had informed him that she had made it up again with her husband, and had no desire to proceed. Mr. Smith: That's all very fine. We want to hear something more about it. The Court can't be played with. Mrs. Williams. sworn, said she re sided at Cruickshank street. On Sat urday night, her husband came home very drunk and threatened to shoot them all-herself and children. Once before he had made similar threa'ts. and, being afraid of his violence, police protection was called in. She had no desire. to proceed further against her husband. The bench adjourned the case for four weeks with a view of being ac quainted with naccused's conduct in ...
National Concerts. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
National Concerts. A series of National concerts, to be given monthly in the Melbourne Town Hall, under the Faulkner Smith concert direction, will com mence on Saturday evening, March 6th, with an Irish Musical Festival, for which Madame hMaryv Conly has been especially engaged to sing the same number she sang at the Dublin Irish Festivardl. She will be support ed by one of tile finest combinations 9f artists who have appeared in MIel bourne, viz.:-Miss Hlilda Mansfield (a magnificent new contralto), !Miss Charlotte Hemming, Miss Agnes O'Keefe. Messrs. Gerald Fitzmaurice. Edward J. Leahy, E. Napoleon Bof fard, Walter T. Barker. in Irish Harp selections; Pat Coleman, The Har monists' Male Quartet and the Irish Pipers' Band. The band will parade along Elizabeth-street, Bourke-street, Swanston-street, to the Town Hall, and will give selections of Irish airs inside thie building. The admission will be 2/- and 1/-, and booked seats, 1/- extra. Tickets and book ing are at Pianola Co., 252...
HOME-MADE BREAD. Is It Profitable? [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
HOME-MAD.E BREAD. Is -It Profitable? In a few instances housewives at Port Melbourne are baking their own bread in conformity with a resolve agreed upon at the termination of a recent public meeting in the town hall to protest against the increased price of bread. The object is by way of a protest against bakers holdipg stocks Qf flour bought at a low price charg ing consumers 9d. for the 4-lb. loaf a charge considered equitable in the light of recent investigations by the Price of Foods Board when flotr commanded £16/10/- per ton. To day it is higher. Mrs. E. F. Russell, who took a prominent part in the protest, has interested herself by furnishing en quirers with a suitable recipe, which is guaranteed to make good sweet bread. Being amongst those who are making the home-made article, Mrs. Russell, on being asked, sup plies the approximate cost of a four pound loaf. A sack of flour, costing 25/-, weighs 150 lbs., exactly 2d. per lb. Three and a-half pomiis are required to the loaf,...
VICTORIA PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
VICTORIA PICTURES. Another very successful competi tor was held at tile Victoria Pictunre on Wednesday evening, A very fine programme of pictrres was shown and the weekly comlpetition resulted in Dorothy Young gaining first and fyrtle Hill second honors. The medals won last week were presented to the wilnners. The competitions will be resumed next week. The star attractions for Saturday are "Re rentions." a gOod Keystone: "The Stolen Symphony.'' and "'lue Pete's Escape."
FOOTBALL AFFAIRS. Interesting Figures Concerning Our Senior Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
FOOTBALL AFFAIRS. -4-- Interesting Figures Concerning Our Senio" Club. The treasurer to the P'ort Mel bourne Football Club (Mr. Chas. Tre wavis) has now prepared a state ment of receipts and expenditure over the past year's transactions. This affords very interesting information and plainly indicates the enormous resources required to carry on Asso ciation football under existing condi tions. . The total receipts for the year amounted fo £608/7/5, and the ex penditure to £601/8/10, leaving a credit balance to commence the- in coming season of £6/18/7. During the five months of football, players received between them the huge sum of £323/13/-, and in addition coach ing services cost £34, making a total of £357/13/-. As is notified: the annual meeting will take place on Monday, 1st March, and nominations for office bearers will close on Wednesday next. It is understood that Mr. Frank Opitz, will again stand for the posi tion of Pretident, ,and IMr. Julier for the secretaryship. Mr. Ch...
SUNDAY SCHOOL PRIZE DISTRIBUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 20 February 1915
SUNDAY SCHOOL PRIZE DISTRIBUTION. The prizes for scholars attending the Holy Trinity Sunday school dur ing 1914 were distributed last Sun day afternoon in the churchr' when a special service was held. There was a very large ,attendance of young people. Mr. J. Edwards presided at* the organ. The Vicar conducted the service, and presented the prizes. A fine effect was created by. the singing of the children's hymns, and in the service of worship the young people were very reverent and quiet. The Vicar announced that the children's self-denial in connection with the picnic represented' sum of £10, which would be sent to the Belgian Children's Relief Fund. He congra tulated the scholars on what they had done, and said it would surely bring a blessing to- them. He then gave an interesting little address to the schoklrs on the rainbow, and the lessons it teaches us. The following prizes were distri buted: - Boys.-Rev. W. McKie (senior class) : Alick Mitchell, 1; Archie Scrivenor, 2. Mr. l...
FOOTBALL. Railway United Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
FOOTBALL. Railway United Football Club. The annual meeting of the Rail ways will take place in tho Town Hall supper room next Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock. Nominations for office-bearers will be received by the hon. secretary, Mr. F. A. Wilmot, 305 Bay Street, up to 6 p.m. on the. .3rd March: After an eventful year the Rail ways again won the premiership of the Victorian Junior Football Asso ciation for the third time since enter. ing. This feat entitles the club to retain the second Wren Shield. The first shield was won by Yarraville. The members pulled well together and good fellowship always existed between the players and committee, which is answerable, to a large ex tent,- for the successes aichieved. The balance sheet is a vast im provement on the previous year. The receipts for the season amounted to £11"7/7/3, of which £89/5/6 is from donations. The expenditure was £115/19/4, leaving a credit balance in hand of £1/7/11. To this out standing aimounts totalling 22/6 has to b...
TENEMENT CONSIDERED UNSIGHTLY. Residents Petition Council. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
TENEMENT - CONSIDERED UNSIGHTLY. Residents Petition Council. Concern has been shown by resi dents in tile vicinity of the Graham Street State School in consequence of an old residence removed from the foreshore and placed on Crown lands in the vicinity. Briefly put, the position is that re sidents who occupied Crown lands ini the vicinity of the new pier received notice to shift. In most. cases the leases issued terminated with short notice, but in at least one other a long lease was granted. It wns in this regard, a property owned by Mrs. Watson, that the department gave permission for its removal to the site objected to by residents. Az petition, signed by twelve .resi-. dents, -was presented at the last: council meeting" setting out a gr!ev ance, and concluded thus: "Whist sympathising withl those who have been forced to leave their places on account of the crection of the new pier, we feel that we must protest against such dilapidated structures being put even temporarily on suc...
NEWMARKET HANDICAP. By "Stirling." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
NEWMARKET HANDICAP. By "Stirling." A start will be made at Flemington this afternoon with the V.R.C. autumn meeting, a very popular. gathelring, extending over. four days,: and concluding next Saturday with the Australian Cup. The principal race this afternoon will be . the Newmairket Handicap; run over six furlongs. .My selections for the big double are: Newmarket Handicap. Traquette .... ...... 1 Philio ............2 2 Australian Cup: De Gama .......... 1 The following is a list of final ac ceptances together with some of il? probable riders:- Achernar .... Lewis Gigandra . . . Wood Philio .. . . .. . . W. Minter lownit . . . ......: W. Evans Atlienic .: '.:. W. H. McLachlan Woorak . . ..... . J. Killorn Golden Wire ., . Fisher First Principle.. . . R.- Walker Traquette . ... G. Laimbert Blngue ... .., . -V W. Smiart Amata ... . .. . . KBracken Dhuldul. . P. Kelly Flash of Steel .. ... A. Cillinan Herringbone . .. .. J. Reynolds Miss Meadows .. .. .. N. Smart" The Lintie . ... . ....