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DRUIDS' BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
DRUIDS' BAZAAR. On Thursday evening a meeting of the Druids' Bazaar Committee was held in the Mayor's room at the town ball. It was largely attended. The Mayoress (president) presided. Vari ous details connected with the pre liminafies were gone into, and satis factory reports in regard to dona tions and support were supplied by *those present. Some of the helpers seem to have been most successful in securing substantial promises of support, amongst those being Mrs. R. iH. Gill. who succeeded in securing from the Carlton and -Abbotsford Breweries very large donations to wards the initial expenses, in addition to a list of other articles. A crockery evening will be held in the Mayor's room on the 25thinstant, and this will be followed up by a Pleasant Sunday Afternoon, on the 15th March. A euchre party and dance has been arranged for the 3rd April. The next meeting of the com mittee will be held on the 19th instant. The following list of donations has been supplied: Mrs. Corrigan, go...
Blackmore Benefit. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
Blackmore Benefit. Last Wednesday evening a benefit night, arranged on behalf of Mr. Samuel Blackmore, of 215 Rouse street, prior to his demise, took place at the Victoria Picture Theatre. The benefit, organised by Mr. George Rud dock and the Mayor, was largely at tended by stevedores, of which body the-late Mr. Blackmore had been a member. Mr. Ruddock anticipates that the finidncial result will be in the vicinity of £12, and when returns are complete, the proceeds will be handed over to the deceased's gentleman's family, and the balance-slieet pub lished. At the time of his death, Mr. Blackmore was 61 years of age, and had resided in Port Melbourne for a long period. Through ill health he haind been unable to follow his usual occupation.
Railway United C.C. (3rd Grade, V.J.C.A.). [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
Railway United C.C. (3rd Grade, V.J.C.A.). The eighth iround was commeiced last Saturday. against St. Ignatius', the leading:'team in section, on the local wicket. 11.- Reilly, the 'V71ays' captain, having resigned his position, the team was led by G. Cardwell, who won the toss and decided to bat. The side was dismissed for 79. W. Fisher 24, and Edwards 23, wer top scorers. St. Ignatius lost four wickets for 97 runs (T. Bayliss, 50 not out), Card well obtaining two wickets for 25, and Edwards one for 31. Match will he concluded to-day. Players to be on ground at 2.30.
ITEMS OF NEWS. Enforcing a Fine. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. Enforcing a Fine. On Monday, before Mr. G. Read Murphy, P.M., and Messrs A. L. Page and T. Testro, J.'sP., William Dawson was called upon to show cause why he should not be imprisoned for non payment of a fine of £2, imposed upoi him on the 22nd December, default not having been satisfied. Dawson said lie had not been able to pay the fine. Mr. Murphy, after consulting his colleagues, said, "You will go to gaol for 14 days. If you wish time to pay you can have it." Dawson said: "What time will you give?" The P.1M.: "Pay £1 in three diys, and the other £1 in a fortnight." Dawson agreed to do this.
THE YOUNG GUARD. Our Own Battalion. Hobson's Bay Senior Cadets. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
THE YOUNG GUARD.. Our Own Battalion. Hobson's Bay Senior Cadets. Notwithstanding the trying weather of the last monoth, .our local Cadets have been working hard in view of the forth coining Annual Battalion competition, of which we will hear further in due course. The various company officers have selected teams to represent their company, and the band has been prac tising with their new trumpets, which were bought out of the proceeds of the picture night held in December, and very shortly they will be able to re present this area at any parade with credit to themselves and their district. Although the requirements of the Act only necessitate a Cadet attending one night a fortnight, as there'are so many lads in this district, parades are held for different companies every Tuesday and Wednesday evening. The area offi cer, Captain C. R. Derrick, is only too pleased to see parents and friends of Cadets, who take an interest in the work of their lads, looking on.
BUT DARWIN WAS "ON." [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
BUT DARWIN WAS "ON." When Charles Darwin was visiting the country house of a friend the two boys of the family thought they would play a joke on the scientist. So they caught a butterfly, a grasshopper, a beetle and a centipede, and out of these' creatures they made a strange composite insect. They took the cen tipede's body, the butterfly's wings, the grssshoppor's leg and the beetle's head and they glued them together carefully. Then, with their new bug in a box, they knocked at Darwin's door. "We caught this bug in a field,'" they said. "Can you tell us what kind of a bug it is, Mar Darwin ? Darwin looked at the bug and then he looked at the boys. 'He smiled slightly. "Did you notice whether it hummed when you caught it, boys?" he asked. "Yes," they answered, nudging one another. "Then," said Darwin, "it is a hum bug."
DEFIANT CADET. "You Can't Bluff Me." [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
, DEFIANT CADEY. "You Can't Bluff Me." A military trainee, by name George Leslie Cross, was lpresented before the local bench on Monday, charged with having committed an act preju diced to good order and discipline, whilst oa parade on the 22nd Novem ber last. Captain Derrick stated in evidence that Cross had frequently to be spoken to by the company com mander, and replied to him, "You can't blIul men." He was uniformly of bad character at drill. Cross said the evidence was partly true. He had nothing to say. He was ordered to pay a fine of £1, or suffer 14 days' detention in a for tress.
Rechabite Competition. Ports v. Northcote. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
Rechabite Competition; Ports v. Northcote. Resumed last Saturday. Ports re quired to make 4 runs to win, with 2 wickets to fall. In this they failed; only making 1 run before time ex pired. .Bowling.-C. Fenton, "6 for 30 and 4 for 10; J. Smith, 2 for '9 in both in nings; Young 3 for 10; and W. Secomb, 1 for 8. Batting.-J. Smith, 18 and 7; J. Greig, 10 and 8; Young, 18, An tonia, 9.
Silver Star C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
Silver Star C.C. On Saturday last the above club tried conclusions with the Notting Hill ' team, and were returned very easy win ners. Scores:-Notting Hill, 62 runs; 'Silver Star, 183 runs. Those contributing mainly to the vie tory were WV. Latchford, 46 runs and 5' wickets for 19; J. Turner, 39; A. DI)redge, 35; R. Long, 29; and W. Coxon, 13, and 5 wickets' for 18 runs. Notes. "The Chocolate Soldier" wielded the willow to good effect and added a capitally made 29 to the total. "Latch" made a splendid start, for, besides capturing five wickets for 19 runs, also made his runs in faultless style. The vice-captaiin was also seen to good effect with the bat, as was the veteran Charlie.
P. A. F. S. Port Melbourne v. Carlton. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
P. A. F. S. Port Melbourne v. Carlton. The above match resulted in a win for Ports by 60 runs on the first innings, the scores being as follows:-Port Mel bourne, 119 and 62 (Budge 25 and 0, Mott 10 and 16 n.o., Blair 23). Carl ton, 59 and nine for 63. Ports' captain was injured during the match, but the boys will be pleased to hear that he is getting along alright. Ports \-isit Melbourne to-day; mem bers catch 2.15 train from North Port. See you there Wednesday night! Port's picture night, at the Port The atre. Tickets can be had from com m!ittee, or secretary, 6d. and 1/-.
AMONG THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
AMONG THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. The Vicar takes leave of his parish ioners at a celebration of Holy Corn munion at 7 p.m. The Rev. Wmn. McKie will be in ducted by the Rev. J. E. Hayman into Holy Trinity on Thursday evening, at 7.30 p.m. A welcome will be held in the Parish Hall afterwards. All invited to )be present. A brass tablet placed in one of the openings in the pulpit was unveiled by Mr. Geo. Tuff on Thursday even ing last, bearing the following in scriiption: "To the Glory of God and to commnemorate the life of Mrs. H. H. Ilaynma. born June 3rd, 1855, died while on a visit to IEnland, Septem her. 7th. 1913. This womlan was full of good works and alhnsdeeds which she did. Acts ix. : 36. Erected by 'the Ladies' Guild."
Royal Charter v. Gordons. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
Royal Charter v. Gordons. Players are requested to catch .the 2.30 train from Flinders-street, to Yar raville. The match betwen Royal Charter and Belgravia resulted in a win for the latter. Scores: Royal Charter 40 and eight for 73. (Curwood 28 and 23, Reilly 36); Belgravia, 124 (Cargill five for 24, Allbright, three for 6.)
THE NEW PIER. Proposed Railway Connection. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
THE NEW PIER. Proposed Railway Connection. A plan, showing the route to be taken by the railway connecting up the pier now under construction at Port Melbourne, was submitted to the Port Melbourne Council at its meeting ,o Trusday. The line is designed to iirdnci out of the railway- reserve at the Grakam-street station, cross over Grahb.::-street, along Little Evans street, thence through an area of vacant land and through properties .itaated at the corner of ;:-:::... and PIoolnian streets, on to the new struc lure. This will entail the resumption of a number of properties en route, notably half-a-dozen small tene ments in Little Evans street, and larger residences in Railway Cres cent. Swallow and Poolman streets. owned by Messrs. Hughes, Straughan. Salnon, Mattins, and O'Collins, and others. The factory at the rear of MIr. Mattins' residence will also make way for the railway, as projposed. The map shows the line to be enclosed ' with a picekt fence, and provides for a level cros...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
PORT PICTURE .CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN EVERY EVE INC . SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMMES at 8 o'clock. Professional Orchestra 'PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - Is. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE WEEK NIGHTS and MATINEES (Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Matinee, 2.30. SPECIAL NOTICE TO CHILDREN.. Doll for Girls, and Cricket Set for Boys, given to the holders of winning numbers at Saturday's Matinee. STAR FILM for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: In the ids t of the Jingle. STAR FILM for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: Silent Heroes. 'To be screened during the week: DRAMAS: Love and the Law. A Son, of Japan. A Modern Romance. When the Prince Arrived. Saved From the Vilgilantes. Shadows of the Past COMEDIES: Sammy as a Postman Pearl as a Detective Fatty's Day Off Poor Jake's Demise Complete Change of Programme, Monday & Thursday. SPECIAL NOTICE TO PATRONS: The Management beg to notify that New Electric Fans are now erected throughlout the Theatre for the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
GET QUOTATIONS FOR EVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL FROM . . J. E. EARL, Bay-street, Port M?elb. :BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. U_ R OCE LAiST.. . 7o-10-l. Bag Sugar ... I3s. Iod. Xmas Ham ...: 1/2 Rosella Tomato Sauce ... ;5zd bo:. Tomato Sauce (large bottle) 5d bot. 7-lb. Bag Plain Oatmeal I/21d 5-lb Pearl Barley ... I/ 7-lb. Bag Flaked Oatmeal I/4½d Mermaid Tea ... I/ Van Houten's Cocoa ... 9gd tin 50-lb Bag Roller Flour ... 4/9 Milk Pudding ... Iad pkt. Wunsaweek Boot Polish 3d tin Pearl Tapioca ... 2ýd lb Windmill Cocoa ... 6d tin Tomato Sauce (small bot.) 21d bot. Finest Oatmeal ... 2d lb. Foster Clark's Custard ... 4;d tin Mida Ceylon Tea ... 1/3 lb. Seeded Tapioca ... 2d lb. 12.lb. AI Crystal Sugar.... 2/6 Standard Milk ... 6d tin 5o-lb Bag Roller Flour ... 4/10 150 test, American Kerosene 4/- Baked Beans ... 7}d tin Lemon Peel ... 7jd lb. Rich Soups' (Foster Clark's) ioad tin Plum Jam 7d tin Preservene Soap ... 3d bar 7-lb. Self-Raising Flour lid lb. 2-lb Packet ...
SCHOOLMASTER'S RETIREMENT Half a Century's Service. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
SCHOOLMASTER'S RETIREMENT Half a Century's Service. - r. .J:ues Maloney. the popular head SliSt:, 0 at thse Nott-street State school, will retire from duty on the 6th of next month, after 50 years' of a teaching career, eight of which were served in lreland, and 42 in Victoria. We fer vcntly hope, and in doing so, feel that we are joined by the.parents of scholars in F'ort Melbourne, that he will be spared to enjoy maitny years in retire ment. We are glad to state that Mr. Maloney enjoys the best of health, and seems as fit now for school organisa tion as any moan could be. Approached for an outline of his career, DMr. Maloney saidin 1863 he commenced as a paid monitor in the Trish National schools, and after three years was appointed as an assistant there. lie arrived in Melbourne in December, 1871, and a month later was appointed an assistant in the S.S. Peter and Paul's school at Emerald Hill, now called South Melbourne. In 1874, he was appointed assistant at Brighton, under the ...
Swallow and Ariell's C.C. v. Lincoln C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
Swallow and Ariell's C.C. v. Lincoln C.C. Played on North Ports ground on Saturday, 31st January. Scores: Lincoln, 1st innings, 115 runs. 1J. Walker 25. G.-Drew 1.8, T. O'Connell 15, R. Clarkson 11, and R. Pirrie 10, were the principal run-getters. For Swallow and Ariell, G. Phillips cap tured two wickets for no iuus, G. Power,' four for 30, II. Purvis, two for 2P, W. Barfoot, one for 15, and R. Duffy, one for 27. At the call of time, Swallow and Ariell had scored 47 runs without the loss of a wicket (A. Moon being 32, not out, and H. Purvis, 13 not out). The match will b.e resumed this after noon.
FORESHORE REVERIE Alleged Theft of Jewellery. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
FORESHORE REVERIE Alleged Theft of Jewellery. Maud Hill, a young woman wearing a large white Leghorn hat, with a spray of peach blossom, visit- ed Port Melbourne during the heat of Thursday to seek the breezes which exist at the water's edge. Making herself comfortable under the shade of the railway pier, newspaper in hand, she dozed off. Whatever her dreams may have been, she related to the Port Melbourne police that a rude awnkening came about through feeling a tickling sen- sation on her neck near her throat, anud she then saw a man behind her. On Friday morning. James Gib- son a resident of Princes street, appeared at the local court, before Messrs. A. L. Page (Mayor). Howe, Crichton, and &nbsp; Testro, J.'sP., charged with larceny from the person of Maud Hill, of one diamond ring, rolled gold brooch, pair of gloves and 28/- in silver, valued in all at £51. Constable Harper, after relating the circumstances, said he was not pre- pared to proceed, and applied for a remand...
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 February 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYIING: That there is considerable argu ment being used by presiding magis trates at Port Melbourne, before ar riving at a verdict, and would like to know what it means. That no law-abiding citizens in the Port favor a policy of "let off" to transgressors of law and order. That lately lines have been Inmade so low inl certain eases that a farce is being made of the police. That whilst the public are crying out for protection against Bay-street hoodlums during the night hours, magistrates are disposed to smooth them down, when charged. That if a proper attitude is nit adlopted. Port Melbourne will earn an unenviablq reputation. That Messrs Kitchen and Son's em ployees' annual picnic, to be held next Saturday. at Ferntree Gully, promises to be the usual success. Fine wea ther is wanted. That the public gui'dens along the railway, particularly the Graham to Budge-stheet area, present a fine well-kept aspect, and reflect credit on the gardeners. That the new State school on ...
GOOD BYE TO PORT MELBOURNE. Rev. Mr. Hollow Thanks Portonians. (The Editor of the Standard.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 February 1914
GOOD BYE-TO PORT MELBOURNE. Rev. Mr. Hollow Thanks Portonians.: (The Editor of the Standard.) ih s a citizen of five anid Ji o eisi6 ' residei e in Port f elbournel am, I f in'ethis opportunity,h grenliret.he rmeiuerme n of th Stada come o f bidd ono the `residents sh Poid be bunai' good bye. ch ao fill thc e scnwit oldcsm Church the onoChurchns of Etliosed, iout I-ive lived ini nouridst to finid those pnons totlly false, and amChrist learinr the toiwn with great regret. The reason for my removal is -that preferment has come to me. I feel oit u honou r for Port Melbourn, e that lie of the residents should be unani mottsly chosen to fill the second oldest, Church in the Clihurch of Egland fl , in thei Diocese, oft Melbourne, viz., Christ C hurch, Geeloiii I carry away with inc the ihappiest of recollections. of ?? y -oou'. anionst you, and, I bn lieve, the; reslpect md good will of you all. .Whatevr. success- I i attait inunto I hallfee1l that it has been uion the Jung"' of Piot Mel ...