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Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
Notes. Jones and CollinS made a great partnership. The last ball of the day caused Collins' dismissal, but Jones is still going strong. Ryan had his first-game in the seconds and secured two wickets. There were several chances missedc off his bowling. A watchful eye wilL be kept oil this colt. G. Schaefer w:s in fine form be hind the wickets on Saturday, stumping two and catching one.
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
ELECTRIC SPARKS. "Stirling" selects Traquette to win the Newmarket to-day, and De Gama the Australian Cup next Saturday. Cr. Geo. S. Walter has beeni re elected as Port Melbourne's repre sentative on the Metropolitan Board of Works. The population of Port Melbournle has only increased by 67 since 1913. Until the Bend land is liberated the town cannot extend. The Consul-General for Belgium iili be present at Thursday evening's meet ing, in the Town Hall, convened by the Mayor to help the starving BelgiumS. Everyone invited to help. Arrangements are now in progress~ for a huge musical festival at the Exhibition Building on Good Friday Night, nnder the Fa ulkiner-Smith direction. Five cases of diphtheria, one of scarlet fever, and one of tuberculosis was Port aMelbourne's record at tile Infectious Diseases' Hospital during a fortnight past. Our town pier is to be reconstriteh ed at an estimated cost of £16,000. A- tender for labor only -at £6,459 17/6, has been accepted from- Mesrs: "O...
Railway United v. Albert Park. V.J.C.A. Third Grade. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
Railway United v. Albert Park. V.J.C.A. Third Grade. The above match was concluded on Saturday at Albert Park and re sulted in a win for the Railway Uni ted by an innings and 57 runs. At the conclusion of the first day's play the scores were:-Albert Park, first inningsa 52, and Railway United.3, wickets for 80. Resuming their in nings on Saturday, the Railways carried their score to 150 for 6 wic kets, when. the captain decided to close, thus leaving the Albert Park 108 runs to make to save an innings defeat; but in their second attempt they only managed to make 50, which left the Railways winners of their ninth match in succession by an in niugs and'57 runs. Those who batted and bowled best for the Railways were Tyrrell 54, Moxham 39 not out, Neuchew 13 and Riley 12; Tyrrell 6 for 23, Cardwell 4 for 18, McDonald 3 for 15, Birch 3 for 12, and Edwards 3 for 26. At the meeting of the players held on Wednesday night, it was decided to place Nr.. A. Powells' name on the list of vice-pre...
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
AROUND THE CHURCHES. - Holy Trinity. The anmnuial meeting of tihe Ladies' Guild was held last Thursday, there being a good attendance of members. The report and balance-sheet pre sented showed that they had main tainaed their record of being "full of good works," which they did. Votes of bthanks were passed to the retir ing officers. and the following officers for --195 elected:--President, Mr. Glen Knigiht: vice-presidents, Mes dame-s MKie. Freamne, Crowle, Crock ford anld Mis Crockford; hon.'sec retary, Mrs. IHowe; treasurer Mrs. Rendall; auditor. Mrs. Russ. MIessre IIayman and Tuft spoke in very enlo; gistic termus of the magnitude and faithfulness of the Guild's work for thle Church. - During Lent, the Rev W. PI'Kle is preachiag two courses of sermons. In. the morning. 'uEnemies We Fight," and in the evenlng. "The Actors in Our Lord's Passion." On Wednese day evenings., there wnill be a shoit service, of prayer and intercessiona~ ..at 7.30. to-whiclh all parishioners are innited...
STONE DEPOT SOUGHT. Visit from South Melbourne Councillors. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
STONE DEPOT SOUGHT. Visit fron South Melbourne Councillors. South Melbourne councilloi's were welcomed into the Council chamber at Port Melbourne last Tuesday even ing by Mayor Smith and Councillors present. The visit was pre-arranged but the object was veiled, it merely being stated that it wffas desired to discuss the future of the Lagoon land. The Mayor of South Melbourne was fii-st s~pea?ker, and made a time-worn request to have portion of the lagoon. land set apart foi a stone-breaking: depot for use by the South Melbourne Couincil. The Minister had been ap proached, he said, and it was pro posed:that thle Port Melbourne Couan cil should .give up the present grant, known as Edwards' Park, and in sub stitution thereof-- the Government would be piepiired to hand over five acres between Liardet and Graham streets. Thenl an ari'a of two acres would be made available from Gra ham street, towards the pumping sta tion for South Melbourne. Cr. Mor ris impressed upon the necessity of hi...
Baptist Church. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
Baptist Church, The -Thanksgiving Festival in the lHaptist Churoh on Sunday was largely attended The juniors had simply and prettily decorated the church for the oocasion. and the choir rendered very acceptable music. The thankofferings were very liberal, and improvements in the way of electric light inside, and tar. paving outside have been effeocted. The lIy P. J. ?lasters will conduct worship next Sunday, and preach as advertised elsewhere.
Presbyterian Church. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
Presbyterian Church. Hnr·re't Services will be heldV - oolrrow morning and evening. The.. s?ubject? iwill be "The Philantiropy of God" ,nd "?Yoicees from the Ha, e.ct .Field."' Special music will be rendered, also solos 1- Mliss Pea ,,oek and Mrs. F. Barbour, who will 'ing "The Great Consoler., On the evening :?f Thursda- Mfarch 4, the quarterly pre-Communion Service will be coonducted in thle Church by the Reev. C. Jones, of Princes Hill.
Rating of Bowling Green. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
Rating of Bowling Green. Some interest was created at thile Council meeting on the 16th inst.. When consideration was given to a communicnation from the Melbourne and Metropolit:an Board of Works, suggesting tlht the Port Meibourne bowling green shloulh le rated, iand mentioning £40 as a suitable ulna tion. -Cr. Howe lanugheld, and said it involved the question of all (.lul: using reserves being simnilarly rated. Cr. Gill said the question of rating arose.wben municipal or Government control of reserves was given up. Cr. Page remarked that only churches were exempt. Cr. Gill: Now. (liiit say anytlhing alout the clhurches. they have done good work. The Mayor : Cm. Page never loses an oppomtunuity ito say somethiug"im hout thIe churches Cr. Sincel:ir saiTlhe was ;iwmre tli:at leases flom thie 11larbor 'Trust were rated. Cr. Iloive mainutaimeil thait the Bowling Clum was hehl oi pier misi.ue: occupancy. nid was 1 reservie opln to the public. The matter wls left iu the lhauds bf Cr. Wal...
Continuation Schools. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
Continuation Schools. Free classes for young mIen and women will be re-opened on. Monday next by the Education Department.. The instruction will be giern in the Excelsior Hall, Monday and Wed nesday evenings being set apart for males, and Tuesday and Thulrsday evenings for females. Last. year a student, Miss Vera Donaghy. gained & scholarship at the Ladies' Bunsiness College, and Mr. Frank White was a successful candidaite at the Railway examinations. In connection with these continuation schools a spleindid o]pportunity, is leimg offered to our young people to improve their know ledge in business methods, a stepping stone to progress in the worlld.
"Time for Reflection." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
".Time for Reflection." SPatrick John Duffy, aged 40, resid ing at-Princes Place, was charged with assaulting his wife, Catherine -Mary Duffy, on the 20th February. There was no appearance of Mrs. Duffy when called. Sergeant Sims said it appeared to him that the police were being used and the court played with. He ask ed for an adjournment until the 25th inst., so that the wife could be -subpoenaed; , •onstable Harper related the cir cnumstances: In consequence of a complaint mnade at the police office, he went to Dhffy's residence. Mrs. Dufy complained of being assaulted by her lunsband and hal a couple of patches of skii off her cheeks. She also complained of bruises about the back'and neck. Accused had taken some driunk. Duffy said he had had time for reflection, and was now willing to take the pledge for 12 months. There were five children to consider. The magistrates adjourned tlhe case until Thursday, in order that com plainant should be in attendance.: Accused's personal reco...
AFFAIRS MUNICIPAL. Councillors Meet in Committee. "To Premature." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
AFFAIRS MUNICIPAL. Councllors Meet in Committee. "To T Premature." Already business men are glancing at the possibilities which will offer when the new town hall is erected. At present it can only be estimated that at the earliest the structure will be completed towards the end of this year, as it is not likely that a start to demolish the present hall will be made before May. Yet two communications were reieived on Tuesday evening re lative 4.o the hiring of the new hall. One was from a local resident of good standing. making application for a continuous hiring on three or four.nights in each week, Saturday and Sunday evenings includued. The other was from an outsider, asking what tariff the council intended to eharge for the new hall. SCouncillors: considered the writers "too premature." but mentioned that the citizens' application should. be remembered as being first received. The:hall is being constructed to seat 1,200 people . -::A Courteous Offer. : 'Tlieiayor 'said. he had *:...
POLICE COURT. Saturday, 20th. Resided at "Menzies." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
POLICE COURT. --*-~- Saturday, 20th. Resided at "MenzIes.'" An elderly man, wearing flags of the Allies walked up smartly before the magistrates last Saturday, when called to answer a charge of being drunk and disorderly. Constable M'Culloch said he foind him lying on the beach at midnight in the rain. The man. Harry Mailey by name, said, "The day being hot and he somewhat dry too, had taken'one too many and had lied down to sleep it off." It appeared from the con stable's evidence that Mailey was in possession of a bundle of periodicals, it being his occupation to sell them. Asked where he w~as staying, .the old naan ..stounded the court by stating L"Menzies.'" "Mfenzies' in Bourke street?" inquired the Sergeant, in a serious tone. "Yes, they call it 'Menzies,' it's an old place of Golds •borough's, where you get:beds at 4d. a night-the Church of England Mission," replied the warrior, amidst laughter. He was discharged. . .
Dairy Cart and Screenings Collide [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
Dairy Cart and Screenings Collide. At h'ilf-plst seven o'tilok onl Mon day morning a mnilk cart belonguing to the Willsmere Certified Milk Co.. drawn by a careecring horse without a driver. on turning the corner of Farrell into Station street dashed into a dray laden with screenings" moving in the o]pposite diretion. The milk cart was conmpletely wretked and the drau ght horse eonveying the screoenings. tlhe property of Mir. D Ryan., received a gash in the loin from which blood poured. Efforts to stop the flow and save the animnal'- life were attempted by a. local fa irrier The driver of tl;e dray escaped seri ous injury. It seems that the animal attached to the milk ecnat had travelled frim Bay street. down Rouse streeta nld alhng Stnkes street at a trotting pace. and started olff whilst the man in charge was mak ing a delivery of milk. Although numerous men saw the horse enll route, no attempt was made to climb over the back of the eart to get pos session of the reins, which could...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
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GOOD TEMPLARS [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
GOOD TEMPLARS The Mutual Help Lodge held its. annual business meeting in the lodge room, Graham-street, on Monday evening. The following officers were installed:-C.T., Bro. C. H. Martin, jun.; V.T., Sister Mrs. Poulton; P.C.T., Sister I. Gotz; Secretary, Sis ter I. ER. Martin; F.S., Bro. C. H. Martin; Tr., Sister Mrs. Martin; G., Bro. E. Collins; M., Bro. H. Ledger; D.M., Bro. .Haggar. , Bro. J. R. Mann was recommended for the posi tion of Lodge Deputy, Bro. H. Smith for Electoral Deputy, and Bro. W. Codling for Superintendent of Juven ile work. The reports of the officers showed the lodge in a good position and continuinhlg to do useful temper ance work, especially amongst the young. The want of larger and more suitable premises was a serious draw back, and donations to the building fund were urgently required to en able them to build on the land pur chased for the erection of hall, read ing and recreation rooms as a coun ter attraction to the public-house. At the present time mone...
Second Elevens. Ports v. Brunswick. BRUNSWICK. First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
Second Elevens. Ports v. Brunswick. BRUNSWICK. First Innings. J. Carltqn, run out .. ** .. 0 IIaulon, c Hobaii, b McCarthy .. 0 Hodder, c Lusch, b McCarthy .. _ 9 Swift, c Craig, b Ryan ....... 19 MIcLean, c Lusch, b Pratt .... 16 Norton, b Ryan .......... 33 Ryan, run out ........ ..... 5 Brophy, st Craig; b Clark .. '15 E. MIcLean, c and b Pratt .... 1 Dartel, not out .......... 9 Teasdale, c Pratt, b Clark .... 0 Sundries ....... .... '.. 4 Total '........ .. .. 111 Bowling.-M-cCarthy, two wickets for 18; Pratt, two for 22; Ryan, two for 34; Clark, two for 6. * PORT MELBOURNE. First Innings. Craig, c Carlton, b Teasdale .. 2 Collins, c Ilodder, b Carlton .. 41 Jones, not out ............ 37 Sundries . .......... 3 Two wickets for .... .- 83
OUR SENIOR CRICKETERS. Ports v. Brunswick. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 February 1915
OUR SENIOR CRICKETERS. Ports v. Brunswick. About 600 persons watched- the contest between Port ]felbourne's first eleven and Brunswick last Sat urday at Brunswick, the crowd being warmly enthusiastic in the last stages of the play. Port Melbourne sent Brunswick in to bat on a wicket that kicked con siderably, and got worse as the afternoon slipped by. In 105 min utes the home team lost nine for 119, and then "declared." Madden and Paton put on 28 for the fifth wicket, and Bridges and Maine 20 for the seventh. Paton's 24 included two 4's, while Madden hit a six .off B. McColl in his 18; Bridges, 11, lifted J. McColl over the inner fence. After O'Brien, who opened, had delivered four overs, for three runs. Tavlor took that end, and off 17 consecn tive overs got four for 53. Jack M-cColl, who was tried with the ball when the total was 69, took four for 25, off 48 balls, Schaefer was, in first-rate form behind the wickets and smartly disposed of three bats men. - . rort Meiourne's innin...
RIFLE-SHOOTING. ON PORTS' RANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 6 March 1915
RIFLE-SHOOTING. ON PORTS' RANGE. Handicaps for the spoon shoot, 14 shots at 200 yards; to be fired this afternoon, at the local ranges are: Captain T. Prest, J. Gibbons, K. Sut eliffe, G. Watt, 3; H. Watt, A. Fader- sen, D. Paterson, 4; D. C. La:.g, 0. Harradence, J. T. Kinsella, W. Prest, D. Sinclair, H. Ferris, 5; J. Rummage, 7; M. W. Young, G. T. Jones, F. All well, 8; A. Paterson, A. O'Brien, J. O'Brien, W. O'Brien, 9; D. Molloy, J. R. White, H. Howard, W. Paterson, 10; E. Le Page, T. Page, 12; T. Molloy, I. Murphy, 14; J. Hiscoek, 16; S. Connor, W. R. Harris, 20; H. Jamieson, 25. The P. J. Derham aggregate and spoon competition, 14 shots at 600 yards, fired last Saturday, resulted thus:-D. Sinclair, 63, 10, 70; J. T. Kinsella, 61, 8, 69; G. Watt, 60, 6, 66; H. Watt, 60, 6, 66; W. Prest, 59, 7, 66; A. Faderson, 60, 5, 65; H. Ferris, 56, 7, 63; T. Page, 49, 14, 63; D. C. Lang, 56, 7, 63; T. Prest, 57, 5, 62; R. Sut clife, 57, 5, 62; G. T. Jones, 48, 12, 60; C. Harradence, 58, 8, ...