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BETHEL SUNDAY SCHOOL. Prize Distribution and Presentations. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
BETHEL SUNDAY SCHOOL. Prize Distribution and Presentations. Many teachers and scholars con inected with the Bethel Sunday School in earlier days were in the asseipb lage of adults and pupils in the Tem perance Hall on February 24, when a distribution of prizes was perform ed, and a social held to mark the dis lianding of the school after over a half-century of usefulness in the community. The pulling down of the old "Seamen's Rest" necessitated the disbandment.. During the evening, the superintendent (\7r. Cavanagh) announced that the scholars from this school had joined other seminar ies in the district. After taking part in various, and appropriate social items the attention of the company was centred in the presentations. Every scholar received a marked tes tament as a memento. Presentations were made to Mrs. Matters, hon. sec retary and treasurer for 14 years; Miss Baird, organist; Mr. Cavanuagh, who worked for the school for 18 .years, 10 of. which he was super intendent; and t...
CRICKET. Sub-District Association Final. Brunswick v. Hawthorn. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
CRICKET. Sub-District Association Final. Brunswick, v. Hawthorn. On the Port Melbourne ground on Saturday, the match between Bruns wick and Hawthorn was resumed on a splendid wicket. Brunswick, eight for 239, continued batting, the not out men Green (102) and Cain (6) attacking vigorously. Green added to his score 36 runs, including tivo 6's off Goss (one of which on the iull hit the. press-box), and three 4's. Waters succeeded in bowling Green, and breaking a partnership that yielded 101 runs. The score now stood at 299. Cain, whom O'Loughlin joined, was,'after batting well for 44, also dismissed 'by Waters. With the willow, Waters and Robinson opened at 25 minutes past three for Hawthorn. Williams and Cain's bowling was hard to play and runs only came slowly. In his first nine overs, Williams sent up seven maidens. The Rimington Littlefield combination was the only stand made; it took the score from 58 to five for 102. Littlefield was smartly stumped by Madden. Little field's 24 i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
PORT MELBOURNE PICTURE THEATRE, CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN EVERY EVENING. SUNDAY EVENING A Special Programme at 8 o'clock. MATINEE at 2.30 p.m. Every Saturday, Professional Orchestra This Theatre is Conducted en tirely by UNION LABOR. SPECIAL PRIZES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS at the Matinee To-day, AT 2 30 p.m. DON'T FORCET! Usual Change of Pro gramme, Monday & Thursday. Special Pro gramme To-night (only). (Saturday), Trey o' Hearts Will be shown all the week, com mencing at 5 past 8 each night. Pictures to be Screened on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: HIS BY CHANCE. DRAMA. Warplanes as Used in Present War. WAR INTEREST. RANGER'S ROMANCE. 1,000 FT. DRAMA. Tonto Police Agent. COMIC. The Woman 3,500 FT. DRAMA. TOPICAL BUDGET. TOPICAL. PARTNERS IN CRIME. COMEDY. Coming THE MAN FROM INDIA. Fresh Programme each Sunday Night. PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - Is. STALLS - -SIXPENCE. inilaren Half Price Week Nights and Matinees. Saturday Nights Excepted VI b: } QýV,-4NCE AusrpbL\ dob...
NEGLECTING TO DRILL. Mr. Goldsmith, P.M. Admonishes Delinquents. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
NEGLECTING TO DRILL. Mr. Goldsmith, P.M. Admonishes Delinquents. Robert Fred. Crawford, John Eric Donohue, Justin Francis Leslie Don nolly, Leonard M'Conville, George Paxton. and Robert Paxton, were charged at the Port Melbourne Court on Monday morning with failing to attend a compulsory drill on Janu ary 16. Crawford's shortage wvas 33 hours out of 50. He had no excuse to offer. Mr. Goldsmith, P.M., said that he had thought some strong excuse would be forthcoming. No excuse was the worst excuse in this time of war. The defendant's duty to his country would take of his time only one hour and a quarter-a week, and he failed in that. The defendant would be lined 15/-, in default seven days' detention. Donohue, whose shortage was 40 hours out of 50, had no excuse, and was fined 20/-, in default ten days' detention. Donnolly, 24 hours short, was fined 15/-, in default seven days' deten tion. M'Conville. whose shortage was 40 hours out of 50, said that he did not like drill. Mr. Goldsmit...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Musical Examinations. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
ITEMS OF NEWS. Musical Examinations. Students successful at the Novem ber examinations held in connection with Trinity College,London, includ ed the following pupils of Miss How lett: Practical, passed, Irene Camer on, Rita Billing, Eva Robertson, and Eileen Nuttall; theoretical, passed, Arthur Parish, Eva Robertson, Rene Cameron, Dorothy Dusting, Eileen Nuttall, and Rita Billing. Irene Cameron gained the highest marks in the practical, and Arthur Parish in the theoretical divisions. Irene Cam eron wins the gold medal by obtain ing highest number of marks in the two examinations. Anniversary. The anniversary of the Farrell street Methodist Church was held last Sunday week. The preachers were-The Revs. T. D. Trueman, R. S. Joyce,' and Mr. J. H. Betheras, M.A. The annual meeting was held on Wednesday evening, March 26th. Mr. R. P. Monk house presided and a fine programme was given by the choir, and Miss M'Intyre, Mr. Bond, Mr. Sleeth, Miss Taylor, and two recitations by the Rev. R. S....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
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OUR AREA OFFICER. Capt. Derrick Enlists and Joins Camp. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
OUR AREA OFFICER. -0------ Capt. Derrick Enlists and Joins Camp. Since the inception of the compul sory training system, Captain C. R. Derrick has held command of the military cadets in Port Melbourne, and in stating that he has been popu lar with the trainees and brought them to a state of proficiency which .has generally been approved of. and admired, we simply echo the senti ment of every interested resident. The call for services at the front could no longer be withstood by the genial captain, and although he is parting from a work full of interest and ambition to him, the call of his comrades in the firing line has had its sway, and he has now joined the camp at Broadmeadows, preparatory to training the recruits for the third Expeditionary Force, with which he will serve in the rank of Major, his correct military standing. Captain Derrick joined the military forces- in 1899, served five years in the ranks, gaining every rank of non commissioned .office, as lance-cor poral, corp...
FOOTBALL. PORT MELB. RAILWAY UNITED F.C. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
FOOTBALL. PORT MELB. RAILWAY UNITED F.C. Players andintending players are noti fled that practice matches are against North Melbourne, on April 3 (to-day). St. Kilda. on Easter Monday (April 5) Port Melbourne, on April 17. Matches to be played on the senior club's ground in each instance. Players are re quested to be on the grounds not later that 2.45 p.m. The committee intend supplying the jerseys for the season, but the players will require to supply their own knickers, stockings and towels This is on account of the poor financil prospect before the club. It is hoped that the ar rangement will meet with the approval of the players.
OUR BOYS IN EGYPT. Message From Mena. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
OUR BOYS IN - EGYPT. Message From Mena. Driver Percy Warland, nephew of Mrs. Sims (wife of Sergeant Sims) of Port Melbourne, writing from Mena Camp, Egypt, to his mother, states under date February, '14:- "We are having fine weather-not too hot. or too cold. The second lot are over here . . . . are with them. We do not know what they are going to do with us. Some say that we are going to France; and others assert that we are going to England. The Infantry went down to Ismailia to fight the Turks, but the enemy was gone when our men reached there. T's Battalion went down. They said that they were on leave all the time they were there. They tell me that they found in the tienches dead bodies of men, who, because they would not fight, had had their hands tied behind their back and had been shot by German officers. The In dian soldiers captured about 3,000 prisoners, who were all brought into Cairo. We have picture shows every night out here, and boxing every Wednesday and Saturday even...
LOCAL RELIEF EFFORTS. Cr. Gill's Complaint. Aloofness Alleged. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
LOCAL RELIEF EFFORTS. Cr. Gill's Complaint. Aloofness Alleged. At the meeting of the Port iTel bourne Town Council on Tuesday night, Cr. Gill complained that local people who could have, and should have assisted the effort for Belgian relief on the previous Friday (Flag Day) were conspicuous by their ab sence. On that day only two or three Port Melbourne ladies took part in the effort, and they had-to get assist ance from outsiders from places as far away as North Melbourne. If the ladies of this district had done their duty instead of raising £29 Port Melbourne would have raised £129. It seemed to hind that a section of the community was determined to taboo anything patriotic or charitable, moved by a Labor mayor. This standing aloof, which was done on purposle, was contemptible. He was convinced the action complained of was a retaliation on the ratepayers for electing Labor councillors. Local large firms were subscribing to city funds rather than contribute to any Port Melbourne f...
GOOD TEMPLARS Visit From Grand Councillor. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
GOOD TEMPLARS Visit From Grand Councillor. The Mutual Help Lodge held its usual weekly meeting in the lodge room, Graham street,- on Monday March 22nd, :when there was a fine. at ¢tendaiice' of members. Two new inem bers were initiated. Reports were received from the District Lodge the Superintendent of Juvenile work, and of visits to the Richmond United and Jubilee LBdges. A number of essays were received for competition, on the subject of "Drink and the War," and the reading of these proved inter esting and instructive, bringing pro minently into light important evi dence of the value of total abstin ence and prohibition, and the dan gerous enemy drink is to the soldiers, the citizens, and the Empire. Bro. Nettleton, Grand Councillor, visited the lodge, and entertained the meeting with an account of his re cent visit to New Zealand, and the high opinion he had gained, by per= sonal observation, of the benefits re sulting from prohibition in Inver cargilI and other prohibition town...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
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HIN FUNG'S DEATH. Cause of Fatal Injuries Unknown. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
HIiN FUNG'S DEATH. Cause of Fatal Injuries Unknown. C When the Coroner at- the City Morgue recently took up the- en ' iry into the death of Hin Fung, ,~g'e50 years, a Chinese, whose body 7yas found under a sheet of tin near Fisherman's Bend, in circumstances already reported in "The Standard," ,Detective-sergeant A. S. Burvett told Dr. Cole that. Hin Fung was one of the only Chinese in Victoria having no clan in Australia, and according ly he was regarded as an outcast by the other Chinese. No interest was shown by Hin Fung's compatriots in the effort to find the cause of his' death. Witness saw the Navarino lying at the South wharf on the day after Hin Fung's death. There was a large quantity of heavy timber about the steamer, and it was pos sible that Hin Fung was among it, and it might have been possible that a piece fell on him, or might have been pushed over on to him. He must have been taken to where he was found, and was not injured there. He might have been murdered, he migh...
PORT THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
PORT THEATRE. A full special programme is announced to be presented at Port Pioture Theatre to.night (Saturday). In connection with the serial film, "Trey o'.Hearts," this will be shown each night next week at five minutes past 8 p.m. Patrons are asked to remember that the changes of pictures now take place every Monday and Thurs day. The programme for the first part of the week appears in the advertisement, and includes a 3,500-foot drama, entitled, "The Woman." Another fine programme will be introduced at the change of films on Thursday night.
CRICKET. Railway United v. Balmain. V.J.C.A.—Third Grade.—Semi-final. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
CRICKET. Railway United v. Balmain. V.J.C.A.-Third Grade.-Semri-flnal. The semi-final of the Third-grade competition was concluded on Satur day, and resulted in a win for the Railway United by nine wickets. At the finish of the second day's play, Balmain, in their second innings, had lost six wickefs for 84. Resuming play on Saturday, the remaining four wickets only added five more runs, Edwards getting three for 3, and Cardwell, one for 2. Railway United requiring 53 runs to win obtained them with the loss of only one wic ket. M'Donald batted well for 31, not out. Balmain. First Innings .. .. .. .. 74 Second Innings . ...... . 89 Railway United. First Innings .... . ... 111 Second Innings. Reilly, stpd., b Hillard . ...... 8 M'Donald, not out .... .... .31 Neuchew. not out .... .. .. 10 Sundries ......... ...... 4 One wicket for . ..... 53
WEDDING. Grant—Perazzo. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
WEDDING. Grant-Perazzo. A very pretty wedding took place at Holy Trinity Church, Bay-street, Port Melbourne, on Saturday, Feb ruary 27, 1915, when Mr. James Grant. of Moonee Ponds and Miss Bella Perazzo, of Albert-street, Port Melboiirne, were united in matrimony. Rev. V. Mackie was the officiating clergyman. The bridesmaids were Misses T. and V. Perazzo, sisters of the bride. Mr. Walter Fenton, acted as best man and Mr. H. Perazzo as groomsman, and Masters E. Earl and G. Cliff, nephews of bride, as pages. The bride wore white silk crepe de chine, with shadow lace, inlets of shell pink tulle, train of white merv. lined with shell pink ninon, with horseshoes of orange blossom, and carried a shower bouquet. The re ception was held at the Temperance Hall, Port Melbourne, and attended by about 150 guests, and among them was Mrs. H. F. Ransom, of Sydney. A very enjoyable evening was spent. and the, happy couple left for their home. Many handsome and useful presents were received.
LABOR LEAGUE. South Australian Election. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
LABOR LEAGUE. South Australian Election. The victory of the Labor Party in South Australia was one of the sub jects of an address by Mr. J. Mathews, M.H.R., at the meeting of the Labor League on Tuesday night. Mr. E. Cremer presided at the gath ering of members, among whom were Cr. T. Smith (Mayor), Cr. Page, and Cr. Murphy, of South Melbourne. ~Mr. Mathews said that the outcome of the contest in the neighbouring State on the west was pleasing. There the Labor Party had come, back again into power. In South Austra lia political events were somewhat remarkable. About five and a-half years ago the Labor Party had a majority in the popular House, and a Labor Government was formed. Next the Peake Government replaced the Labor Ministry, and then fol lowed one of the worst cases of "jerrymanderinu' known in the re arrangement of the constituencies to endeavour to ensure the return to power of a Conservative Govern ment at the next appeal to the elec tors. Electorates were disassociated an...
BELGIAN FLAG DAY. Port Melbourne Effort. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
BELGIAi FLAG DAY. Port Melbourne Effort.] In Port Melbourne on Belgian Flag Day (yesterday week) ladies and girls busily plied the calling of flag vendors. Warehouses, stores, manu factories, and business establish ments, and ships in port were visited. Members of the opposite sex were greeted with the invitation to "wear your colors." Gaily decked in Bel gian ribbons, the flag-sellers could certainly not be twitted with failing themselves in that which they mani festefd at timoes nnilnideralanh nrli ness in inviting all men' and youths whom they encountered to, do. Some young gallants made the most of the transaction by insisting on the selle.r pinning the favors in their coats. During the afternoon a company of little boys wearing bright uniforms, and moving about in military order, added to the spectacular effect of the proceedings. While the fair sex made up the first line of operators in the day's activities, Boy Scouts and other lads formed a second divi sion whose efforts, to...
THEFT OF MEAT ALLEGED. Six Stevedores' Laborers Indicted. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 3 April 1915
THEFT OF MEAT ALLEGED. Six Stevedores' Laborers Indicted. Before Mr. Goldsmith, P.M., Messrs. J. P. Crichton, T. Testro, and Page, J.'sP., at the Port Mel bourne Court on Monday morning, Ernest Wieghtman, James Foster, Richard Sinclair, Charles Losewitz, Wm. Geo. Capstick, and Fred. Wirth were charged with feloniously steal ing on the steamer Shropshire on March 3, at Port Melbourne, three legs of lamb, forty kidneys, two pie ces of lamb, and three carcase covers valued at £1, the property of M'll wraith, M'Eacharn and Co. Sub inspector Kane prosecuted, and Mr. Sonenberg appeared for the defence. MLr. Soneiiberg contended that this Court should deal with this case. Hearing evidence here, and commit ting defendants for trial, and fur thermore charging them with taking goods from the control of the cus toms was triple-banking on Them. It was alleged that they stole one pound's worth of meat. They should be charged with larceny. There was no record against any of these men. He would ma...