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Government Land Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
Government Land Sale. h'ext Wednesday, Messrs. Bailiieu, Allard Pty. Ltd. will submit to auc tion on account of the Victorian Government three blocks of land in Inglis Street. Two allotments have a frontage of 33 feet and depths of 183 feet and 197 feet 6 inches. The upset for tTiese is £10 per foot. An other block, having 57 ft. 2in. front age by abont 200 ft. depth, has £500 reserve placed on it.
GOVERNMENT "NOT SO BAD." Will Give £1,500 Towards Foreshore Work. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
GOVERNMENT "NOT SO BAD." Will Give £1,500 Towards Foreshore Work. One of the few pleasant surprises emanating from the State Government was broken very gently to councillors in committee on Tuesday evening. Mr. Heath, town clerk, announced that through Mr. Sangster, M.L.A., the Tin ister conveyed the information that the Cabinet had agreed to give Port Melbourne £1,500 towards beautifying the foreshore providing the Council spent a similar amount. It was stipti lated that the Government's proportion would not be paid over until after the war, and that in the meantime the Conncil would require to make its own financial arrangements. A beam of satisfaction came over councillors. Cr. Howe was first to break a silence created by surprise, by ex claiming "''At last. That's gratifying." Cr. Page said, "That's glad news. There's something in deputations then." Cr. Crichton remarked, "that the Government was not so bad after all"; and Cr. Sinclair suggested that they should drink to the occ...
Salvage Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
Salvage Sale. Having purchased largely of sal vage goods from Messrs. Garland, Greenwood, and Cocking, of Flinders Lane, Messrs. Moore and Co., dra pers, of Ba?-street, are holding a salvage sale during next week of all kinds of drapery. The prices fixed will command a quick clearance of really first-class lines.
LOCAL CONVICTIONS QUASHED. Magistrate's Affidavit Condemned. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
LOCAL CONVICTIONS QUASHED. Magistrate's Affidavit Condemned. A ease in which three young men Frederick Menze, Norman Moon, and William Muller-who had been fined 5/ each at the local Court on January 21, on a charge of having behaved in an insulting manner in a public place, appealed to have the decision reviewed, came before Mr. Justice Hood in the - Practice Court on Wednesday. The al legation madle by the police was to the effect that on the night of January 9 the three men, in company with a fourth, were coming down Bay street, and when near two young girls, said, "Hulloa girls; you'll do me; i saw you first." They were arrested, and charg ed. MIoon said they were making joeu lar remarks to one another when the police came to them. This was corro borated by Muller. Menze admitted that he had called out, "'Hulloa girls; you will do me," and said that he was the only one who calleld out. The ap peal against the conviction was made on the grounds that the justices were wrong in conv...
PORT MELBOURNE TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
PORT MELBOURNE TENNIS CLUB. After an interesting go,- on Satur day last. the locals were defeated by Brighton by 46 grmes to 39 games, due to the fine play of Brighton ladies. It was noticed that the ball was almost invariably play ed to our ladies. The individual scores were: Bond and Wood (P.M.) drew with Ewart and Herring (B.),G 6-4, 4-6. Martin and Cross (P.Mi.) beat Bal lard and Shum (B.), 6-3, 6-2. Wod and Miss Hawkridge (P.M.) lost to Ewart and Miss Ferguson, (B.), 1--8. Bond and Miss Hawkridge (P.M.) lost to Herring and Miss Fergus on ,(B.), 4-8. Martin- and Miss Unkles (P.M.) beat Ballard and Miss Morris (B.), 8-7. Cross and Miss Unkles (P.M.) lost to Shum and lMiss Morris (B.), S4-8. . On Saturday-week last the locals played a .friendly game with the much-improved Presbyterians and won by 55 games to 30 games. The season is about to commence, and intending members for the com ing season may now join. The ehln has two good courts.
Belgium Consul Speaks. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
Belgium Consul. Speaks.: At the public meeting convened by the Mayor on Thursday week, Mr. Ed. Lahlwers, Consul- General for Belgium, said what was being sought of them was beiug asked for friends. Britishers and. Belgians had al ways been friends-history went to show that they had never fought one against thd other. Belgians, like Bri tishers, desired to remain the same on the tuap, with only one signature, and the same respect for something that they did not know in Germany-their honor. The Australian public seemed to be afraid that part of their gifts of food would fall into the hands of Ger mans, but he could assure themn that since the National Committ.ee on the 1st of January had taket in hand.the distribution of food to Belgians, its transports had niever been stopped or interfered with. Germany had also promnised to ask for no further food in Belgium. This was easy perhaps, be cause there was no more food there. He hoped that the assistance sought would be only for a few wee...
WITH THE NATIVES. Impromptu Speaking. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
WITH THE NATIVES. Impromptu Speaking. SA good attendance was prescut at the branch meeting of the Australian Natives' Association, on Tuesday evening, President Ewart presiding. Correspondence was received from Board of Directors, relative to un financial members and the recruiting movement. Both were referred to the committee. Mr. J. .P. Burke, an old mnember re cently returned from W.A., was elected a member by clearance. Two proposals were received. The president reported attending a conference of delegates from Friefidl' Societies, relative to the holding of.a Parlour Bowls competition. It was re solved on the motion of Messrs. Insall and Page, that the branch enter a team. "Impromptu Speaking," the sylla bus item, proved attractive, muembers participating in the various debates with keen interest. Numerous discus sions set down had. to be adjourned until a future date.
IRON QUOIT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
IRO?N OUOIT CLUB. Notes by "Pin Head." Last Saturday Ports journeyed to Foptscray City, ground to play North Footscray. For some unacecuntable reason, Ports' team turned up very badly. Ports, for the first time this season, and, I think, the first in the history of the club.l lost every g';me. No doubt the clays uwere against thecm, t!l'y being a disg:ace to the Footscray City club and since last Saturday they have been suspended by the association. To-day-Ports go to South Yarra to play North MIelbourne: The van leaves the club rooms at 2 o'clock. Collingwood, last year's uremiers, play Melbourne City on our ground, and the residents who feel inclined to go will witness a good quoit match. Last Sunday the club had a picnic to South Morang, two. full drag loads going and everyone thoroughly enjoying themselves. Dinner and tea were served at Jewell's Hotel, and the catering was such that all are looking forward for the next picnic there. Durhilg thile afternoon a concert was held, T....
Wesleys Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
Wesleys Cricket Club. Last Saturday the Wesleys jour neyed to Princes Park, to play Carl ton Methodists, who won the toss, and sent the visitors to the wickets. The Port boys, who have been steadily improving of late, remain ed in all day, for the very respect able. score of 187 for four wickets, made by - R, M'Donnell, c Arnold, b Parlk hill ................ 15 R. Douglas. e Hawke, b Foletta 29 N. Carnie, c and b Parkhill . 26 J. Turner, h. Stewart ...... 47 W. Rendall, not out ........ 37 A. Riach, not not .. "" .. .. 16 Sundries ........ ...... 17 Four wickets for ..T... 18'7 Jottings. So overawed were the Carlnton men at. the Graham street boys' prowess, that they "gave up the ghost," and refuse to turn up to-day, thus lear ing the Wesleys winners by - (the club experts are still arguiag this point). Joe Turner's 47 was quickly com piled, his score including seven 3's, and one 4. W. Rendall also hit lus tily; two fives and a four appearing in his total. Nine bowlers were tried b...
South Ports v. Howe Crescent. (V.J.C.A., 3rd Grade, 10th Round) [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
South Ports v. Howe Crescent. (V.J.C.A.. 3rd Grade, 10th Round) These two teams concluded the season with their match last Satur day, played on the latter's ground at Albert Park, victory resting with Howe Crescent by 69 runs. Both teams played with weak sides, bat ting men short in each innings. Twentyman, not out 37, and Johnson, not out 22 and 15, were the chief run-getters for the winners. O'Con nor 13, and Alford 11, were the only double-figure scorers for the losers. Johnson, seven for 14; Dyett, three for 9; Cowl, two for 1; Irvine, two for 14; Twentyman, one for 5 for the winners; and Biggsley, seven for 36; RIlooney, six 'for 67; and Darcy, one for 13 for the losers, did the bowling. The scores are:- I-Howe Crescent. First Innings .. '... .. ... 86 Second Innings ........ 50 South Ports. First Innings .......... 36 Second Innings . ....... 31.
CORRESPONDENCE. A Plea for the Night School. To the Editor of the "Standard." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
CORRESPONDENCE. A Plea for the.Niaoht School. To the Editor of the "Standard." Sir,-In order that every child may have equal'opportunities to become effi cienitly educated and qualified to nobly fill any' position to ivhickothey. may as pircd-'ur State provides free education. A local -night school, with an efficien~t and jliaiistaking staff of teachers is now open to those who are employed -at work during the day. As one who takes an active --interest in the welfare of the boys and girls by endeavoring to guide the young people along safe paths through life, it pains me to know that so few avail themselves of the splendid opportunities provided to make themselves efficient to become ex perts and fill the top positions in their various avocations and trades, but that instead so many choose the street cor ner push and the education provided in the schools of drink, gambling, and vice, sacrificing manhood, character, aid every noble purpose in life. As an illustration of the -result o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
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ARSON CHARGE. Mrs. Bennett Convicted. Two Years' Imprisonment Imposed. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
ARSON CHARGE. Mrs. Bennett Convicted. Two Years' Imprisonment Imposed. At the Criminal Court on Friday, March 5th, Agnes Bennett was charged with having, on November 2Sthfc.mmitted arson at Po.rt M.el- bourne. On behalf of the Crown, it was stated that on November 28 a house occupied by Mrs. Bennett, her hus band, and .a man aamed Wolman, was burnt down, during the absence of Mr. and Mrs. Bennett. The fur niture ini the house was insured in the Alliance Insurance Company. The insurance money was after wards claimed, but had not been paid. It was alleged that Mirs. Ben nett had suggested to Wolman that he should burn down the place, and that before the fire occurred a quan tity of Clothes and jewellery had been removed from the house. Wolman, who was subsequently convicted of setting the property on fire, was sen tenced to twvo years' imprisonment, alleged that he had been driven to the act by Mrs. Bennett in conse quence of her threatening him with vitroil if he did not do so. On be...
DOMINEERING BROTHER. Heavily Fined. Wanted a Chance to Make Good. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
DOMINEERING BROTHER. S Heavily Fined. Wanted a Chanceto Make Good. A big man, ;named Martin Anderson, appeared at the Port Melbourne Court on :Tuesday (2nd inst.), to answer chaiges of 7inlaivfully assauiltiicg -is 'br'her, Charles Anderson, wilfully breaking a vase the property of his mother; Martina Anderson, and using threatening words in a public place. Charles Anderson said 'he resided with his mother and accused brother at Glover-street. His brother .came home on the 1st March, and chased him with a brick, which he aimed at him, calling' him a Chinese - . Later, when having some tea, he again:rushed at him and attempted to throw something but his mother came in between. This had been going on for years, and he was afraid of his life when his brother took drink. He had brought him to court before. Mlr. Testro, J.P.: What relation is he to you ? Witness: My brother. - Accused: You can see there is a big difference between us. Constable Brown said he was called to the house in Gl...
Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
Holy Trinity. The Rev. Wum. M-'Kie will take ser vices :at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Holy Trinity to-morrow. Part 3, "Our Enemies,'" and "Actors in Our Lord's Passion," are the respective subjects of discourse. The house bazaar will be opened this afternoon at *3, at the Vicarage, by Mrs. F. T. Derham. It is hoped that there will be a large attendance of the parishioners and friends. The bazaar will remain open from 3 to 5, and from 7 to 10 in the evening. One of the very attractive novelties in connection with the bazaar is the exhibition of Mrs. Jarley's Waxworks.
FINAL ROUND. PORTS v. MALVERN. SECOND ELEVEN. MALVERN. First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
F?INAL ROUND. PORTS v. MALVERN. SECOND- ELEVEN. MALVERN. First Innings. Sherwood, lbw., b Pratt .... 8 McAdam, b Clark ........ 84 Shanahan, b Dyett ........ 17 Christian, b Dyett .. ..( 3 Jordan, b Ryan .... . . 6 Handbury, c Testro, b Clark .. 12 A. Handbury, not out ....... 22 Beattie, b Dyett ........ 0 Quinn, e Capt. Johnson, b Bax ter ............... 19 Sundries .. ........ 7 Total ............178 Bowling.-Pratt, one wicket for 54 runs; Clark, two for 34; Dyett, three for 25; Ryan, one for 22; Baxter, one for 3. PORT MELBOURNE. First Innings. SCraig, b Christian ...... 12 Collins, run out .. ........5 Jones, not out ;. ... .. . 3 Lusch, not out ... . ....... 7 Sundries ............ 5 Two wickets for ,... .. 32
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
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PORT THEATRE. Song and Picture "Tipperary." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 13 March 1915
PORT THEATRE. Song and Picture '"Tipperary." A song and picture which has aroused enthusiasm in Sydney will be presented at the Port Melbourne theatre this evening. It is known as "Tipperary," and will be sung to by the well-known vocalist, Mr. George Dean. P.itures for the week. advertised in this issue include four stars-Merely Mother, Munro Maner Mystery, Penal ty of Beauty, and Broken Doll. Be Ssides war pictures and the usual gazette other films announced will be seen in the theatre's advertisement.