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Graham-street Wesleys. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
Graham-street Wesleys. Last Saturday, Graham-street met andi vanquished Yarraville Baptists. after a good game. The first half was very even, Yarraville having slightly the bet ter of the scores, and Graham-street's grand shooting for goal (six goals with out :1 minor point), keeping them well within reach of their opponents. .The second half saw the Port boys in what has tbeen described as the best for! I they have ever shown, and, still keep ing up this remarkably fine suarksmali ship, they.won comfortably. The final scores were:-Yarraville, 7-10; Graham street, 11-4. The shooting of Jim MIarshall was splendlid, his foir goals being all from beautiful long kicks. Other goal-kick ers were: 8. Lewis (2), 1. Davis (2), H. Petersen, R. Trvcrorrow, and F. Gadsby. The play of the locals was remarkable for the combination and unselfishness showni. Every player was at his best, and nio distinction can be drawn, ex cept in the case of R. Trevorrow, who shone ol.t above anyone else on the g...
SHOAL OF "COOTA." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
SHOAL OF "COOTA," luch local interest was taken in a ihenomenal shoal of ,pilchards that crdvwded about the piers, during the week, and made their way irnto shallow water. They were being harassed by an apparently equally large shoal of barra coota, albeit the latter swamn deeper andl could not be seen as well. Fishermen and others had il very busy time of it. The pier sides were dlotted with great piles of the popular "'coota," and pilchards were netted in enormous quantities. Passengers by the mail boats in port took a number of snap-shots of the busy seneO.
FOOTBALL DISTURBANCE. Port Melbourne—Brighton Affair. Players Fined. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
FOOTBALL DISTURBANCE. -- ---4- Port Melbourne-Brighton Affair. Players: Fined. A sequel to the disturbance in con nection with the football match between Port ~ielbourne and Brighton, on May 30s; was provided at the local court on Monday, before Mr. Read Murphy, P.M., and Messrs. Page, Testro, and Crichton, J.P.'s, when three of the players were charged with assault. The defendants were Frederick P. Turnbull, Sidney S. Anderson, and Francis Comer, and they were represented by Messrs. N. Sonen berg and P. J. Ridgeway (for Ander son only). Sub-Inspector Kenneally prosecuted. In the first case, Turn bull was charged with having assaul ted Anderson. Sidney Sims Anderson, clerk, residing at 82 Evans Street, said he was playing in the match on May 30. Towards the close of the second quarter, he went up for a mark, and Turnbull elbowed him on the right side of the face. He did not know whether it was accidental or niot. At the time, he thought it was intentional. Corroborative evidence was...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
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STEWARD FALLS SIXTY FEET. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
STEWARV D FALLS SIXTY FEET. --4-- John Gorman, a steward on the Ceramic, was found in the hold of the vessel seriously injured on the morning of the same day, having fallen a distance of 60 feet. It is not known how the accident occurred. At the time he was acting as night watchman. He was removed in the St. John ambnulance to the Melbourne I-Iospital, suffering from injury to the spine and chest.
OUR EXPANDING LIBRARY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
OUR E~XPANDING LIBRARY. At the meeting of the Town Coui cil oni Tuesday evening, consideration was givefi to an application from the Librarian, Mr. John Turner, for an increase ill salary. Cr. Smith said he had told Mr. Turner that his application would not. be eonsidered until the estimates''eird before the council: That library was certainly a brilliant success. An in dication of thle rapidity of its expan sion was to bIe found in the fact that only ten days ago there were 984 bor rowers; to-day there were 1,000. That spoke volumes-( Laughter)-- ihel, they recollected that they had da polmu lation of onl)' 13,000. When tile pro perc timue came it would belhove tile council to encourage.the public, and they should certainly encourage the igentlemen who had done such splen (did wobrk ill connection with the: librar ." Cr. Gill said if the library were opened for longer hours, they would natuirally have to consider the salary of the librarian. 'lThe imatter was retfrred to tile Libra...
Baptists' Social. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
Baptists' Social. The first social of the Baptist's Foot ball Club and its supporters was.held on Saturday evening in the Temperance Hall, and proved an unqualified success. Arrangements were carried out .by the Ladies' Committee, under the direction of Mrs. (Secretary) J. Carse. Mr. S. Holmes acted as M.C. There was an attendance of about 60, and a varied programme was provided. M]usical items were contributed by MIiss Lilian Pin ches, Mr. L. Lowe, J. McKissock, and Master S. Jones recited well. During the evening, the Rev P. J. Masters, M.A., presented the Cricket Club's trophies. The successful competitors for the sea son were:-Best all-round, Mr. Sid; Holmes (gold medal), donated by Mr. W. Ware; bowling average, Mr. HI. B. Romnetsch (gold medal), donated by Mlr. A. Kellett; batsmanship, [Mr . H. Tindle (a handsome umbrella), donated by Mr. E. Kelley.. Mr. W. Holmes was suc cessful in the matter of catches, and was presented with a jardiniere and stand (donated by Mir. L. Lowe). ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
YOU CANNOT FEEL GOOD when your digestion is out of order. Dr. SHELDON'S DIGESTIVE TAB ULES digest what you eat, thereby curing the cause of your indigestion. Price, 1/6 and 2/6. Obtainable overy whore. NEVER WITHOUT THEM. "'For years I suffered with indiges tion and constipation," says Mr. W. P. Dunstan, M\enzies, WV.A. "I tried doz ens of medicines, but obtained no re lief. I-Hearing my customers speak so highly of Chamberlain's Tablets I gave them a trial. After bnly a few doses my health was greatly improved and after a course I was coripletely reliev ed of both complaints." Sold by B. Parsons, Grocer, 161 Bay-streeot. GAVE INSTANT RELIEF. "LMy little daughter Mlaud was very bad with croup and I was quite wore out with loss of sleep," says Mrs. Oath erine Holland, 456 Adelaide-road, Bor hampore, N.Z. "A friend -had- seen Chamberlain's Cough Remedy adver tised for the relief of croup and sug gested my trying it. I did so and it gave the child instant relief. I have seen dozens of ...
PORT RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
PORT RIFLE CLUB. Following are particulars in connec tioif with the July and August aggre gate and "spoon shoots, commencing odi July 4 (14 at 500): Capt. T. Prest, 2; H. Watt, 2; I. Suteliffe, 2; J. Gibbons, 2; A. Fadersen, 3; D. C. Lang, 4; D. Paterson, 4; G. Watt, 4; J. T. Kiulsella, 5; R. Lang, 5; C. Harradence, 6; D. Sinclair, 6; I-H. Waller, 7; J. Rummage, 7; W. Prest, 8; M1. W. Young, 8; A. Paterson, 8; D. Molloy, S; G. T. Jones, 9; A. O'Brien, 9; W. O'Brien, 9; J. O'Brien, 9; E. LePage, 9; C. Bloomfield, 9; J. Vieck, 10; T. Molloy, 14; A. R. Williams, 14; C. Emellen, 14; J. R. White, 15; HI. Ferris, lS; L. Braun, 20; P. O'Toole, 20; 1. E. Rerden, 20. Following is the result of the shoot ing last Saturday (14 at 600).-D. Sin clair, 61 (10) 70; C. Emellen, 54 (20) 70; J. T. Kinsella, 60 (7) 67; T. Prest, 62 (4) 66; D. C. Lang, 58 (6) 64; D. Paterson 68 (5) 63; G. Watt, 56 (i6) 62; i. Sutcliffe, 56 (5) 61; C. I-Harra dence, 54 (6) 60; J. R. White, 41 (1(6) 57; I-I. Watt, an (5)...
SHOULDER DISLOCATED. Mr. Whithorn Meets With Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
SHOULDER DISLOCATED. Mr. Whithorn Meets With Accident. A painfuiil accident befel ~Ir. J. Whitllorn, the well-known produce dealer of Graliham-street. onii Tuesday. Mir. Whithliornii was about to enter his waigon with the dbject of driving to the pier, when the winkers canme off his horse. The animal started " ild he wasn thrown iolently to the roadway. Iii head an1d fare were severely Inverited and his shoulder dislocated. tIe was helped into his residence by Mr.. Whithorn. and some bystand ers. and hii -houlder was set and in jurie subsiequently attended to by Dr Rosenfield. Mr. Whithorn is pro gressing favorably.
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. Sinclair—Marshall Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. Sinclair--Marshall Wedding. A very pretty wedding was celebrated by the Rev. W. Me?~ie, at Holy Trinity on Wednesday afternoon, the contract ing parties being Mr. Claude Vernon Sinclair, second son of Cr. and MIrs. Owen Sinclair, and Miss Ethel Maud Marshall, daughter of Mrs. M. Mar shhll, of "Wendouree," Albert-street, Port BMelbourne. The church was beau tifully decorated by friends of the bride. The parties are very well known resi dents of Port Melbourne, aind there was a large attendance at the church. The bride looked as sweet and pure as any body could wish a young bride to look. IIHer dress was of ivory satin, withll "lish-tail" train, with a court-train firom the shoulders, which was touched here and there with sprigs of orasgc blossonm, and she carried a very prietty posey. The bridesmaids were the Misses Olive Sinclair (sister of the biide groom), and Miiss Dolly Marshall (sis iter of the bride). Their dresses were of white crepe-de-chine, with white nino...
STEVEDORE KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
STEVEDORE KILLED. A fatal accident occurred at the Port Melbourne Town Pier at about half-past one p.m. on Friday, June 19, the victim being a young man named David Main. He was en Snaged as a stevedore in the unload ing of the collier Jcserie, and was pushing a trolley bearing a ,basket load of coal along a piece of staging from the ship's side to a shoot when the lateral support, between two up rights of the pier, broke. Mlain" was thrown headlong to the pier; his skull struck one of the trolley lines on the permanent track, and was shattered. Death was practic.ally instantaneous:. It is stated that this is the second mishap that has occurred at the site of the same staging within a week. The Jeseric was much lower in the. water when she berthed beside the wharf with a cargo of approximately 5000 tons of coal. but even so her decks were much higher above the pier than those of the average col lier. It is stated that she was buill by a Scotch firm as a cargo vessel, and has been ch...
ELECTRICITY. Town Council's Supply. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
ELECTRICITY. Town Council's Supply. At the meeting of the Town Coincil on Tuesday, Cr. Walter, Chairman of the Electricity Supply Committee, re 0ported that the consuiniuption for this month would probably reach 22,000 units, and awould be the largest for a ny month since the council's estab lishment of tlie scheme. Socme discus-sion followced on the submissioii of a recommendationii of the comnmittee of a clause that occupiers of premises, not being thie owners, be requested to pay in advance a deposit sufficient to cover one month's estimated probable consumpltioni and that such sum be retained and dealt with in final set tlement. Positively, bad debts, the chlairmanl stated, amounted to 19/4. The idea was to safeguard the council and minimise lbad debts. The deposit would only amount to 2/-. Cr. Gill vigorously opposed the passage of the clause. They did not want to pnlace any obstacles in the way of gettingi customers. They should cougratulate themselves oi: having such a small ...
Port Melbourne Railway United. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
Port Melbourne Railway United. The Railway United team played Williamstown last Saturday, and suf fered the first defeat of the season. Laidlaw played with South Melbourne, Critch and Thomas were on the sick list. The game was not so one-sided as the scores indicate; the locals were only outplayed in the second quarter wheln five goals were scored to Ports' one behind. Final scores:-~Williamstown, 9.3; Ports, 3.6. The match to-day is the Combined teamn against the Bourke Evelyn Association at Yan Yean. "Pic ture Night'" at Port Theatre next Wed nesday.
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. Hawthorn (13-11) beat Port Melbourne (9-21). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. Hawthorn (13-11) beat Port Mel - bourne (9-21). (By Rover.) Ports' supporters mustered in strong force at Hawthorn last'week. The gane, fromn a football point of view, was not a good one to ia-tch, play, owing to the small ground, being very crowded. Hlawthorn played over the Ports during the first term, and scored 4.6 t0 8.1. Ports had W deal the better of the play after the first interval, but the shooters failed repeatedly, and although they imangedl to put on 4.6, the home team from four tries scored 3.1, and were leading by six points at the second bell. For a greater portion of the third quar ter, Ports were bombarding the goal, but faulty kcicking only gave minor points, and from 12 fairly easy shots only three goals were secured, whilst Hawthorn, from seven tries, managed four goals, and were still in the lead by six points at the third bell. The final quarter showed the grand defence of the Haw thorn backs, who, times out of num ber turned the ball away...
WHISKY AND WATER. The Reason Why. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
WHISKY AND WATER. The Reason Why. At the local court on Tuesday Ed- ward Loughun, licensee of the Flood Gate Hotel. Port Melbourne, was charged under section 13 of the Trades Marks Act with applying a false trade description to certain whisky foulnd in his possession. Matlthew C. Leekie, excise officer. said he submitted whisky found in a bottle labelled "'Dewar's" for analy- sis. This showed that the whisky contained 17 per cent. of water. Defendant a elderly man, said that on the day in question he poured from Dewar's bottle a little drop &nbsp; of whisky, and poured into the glass some soda-water. Witness' wife just as he had prepared his drink, came in, and saying, "You are at it again." pushed him out of the bar. (Lamghter.) Slortly after Mr. Lec- kie came in and when he had gone witness asked his wife what she had done with the drink he had prepared. She said she had put it back into the bottle, which explained everything. A fine of £2 was recorded. with 21/ costs.
BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 27 June 1914
BILLIARDS. &nbsp; The Victoria Hotel tournament will begin on Monday evening. The follow- ing games will be played during the week:-A. Ridgeway (rec. 90), v. J. Michie (rec. 90); R. Cameron (rec. 65) v. F. Smart (rec. 50); Bob. Fitzhenry &nbsp; (rec. 70) v. B. Regan; B. Williamson (rec. 70) v. F Fookes; F. Woodard (rec. 45) v. Ashton (rec. 75); S. Avery (rec. 90) v. M. Drever (rec. 50).