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NOTT-STREET SCHOOL. Delay In Re-Modelling. Cr. Crichton Pleads Urgency. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
NOTT-STREET SCHOOL. Delay in Re-Modelling. Cr. Crichton Pleads Urgency. Under the heading of extraordin ary business at the meeting of the Town Cunncil, on Tuesday, Cr; Crichton asked if any word had been received from the public health de partment as to when Nott-street school would be remodelled. T.he school committee, lie said, had been given to understand that they would be notified when there was a likeli hood of a start being made with the work. The committee had been able to raise £50 for the erection of shel ter sheds for the children, and were promised by the department that they would give £1 for £1 to the sum col lected. Winter was coming on and they would like to know where they could get the sheds erected. le thought they might perhaps get Mr. Sangster to have a deputation re ceived by the department. Cr. Smith suggested they' muight go 'themselves. Cr. Crichton pointed out that it w?as a business that affected the en tire ponimunity of Port Melbourne. The M ayor said l...
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. Druids' Bazaar Concert Takes place to-morrow. There ought to be a big 'crowd in Port Melbourne Picture Theatre to help on such anl eminently praise worthy cause. The musical pro gramme is specially attractive. In connection with Graham-street school the swimming. carnival takes place on Wednesday, March 11th, in Stubbs' baths. Three teams have been entered for life-saving at the City Baths to-night by Port Melbourne Swimming Club. The Treadwell Challenge Shield is be ing defended. The new tennis court of the Pres byterian Tennis Club is being formal ly opened on Saturday next. It marks the completion of the enthusiastic work of the members. A motor-boat picnic to the fHaw ilhorn Tea Gardens is being organised by the Mutual Help Lodge; of the Good Templars for Saturday, 21st. An enjoyable outing is promised. The local branch of the A.N.A. '-ets oil.'Tesday evening inl the Dis pensary Hall. The syllabus item is a ladies' niight. Members will note that the meeting star...
Graham Street School Committee. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
Graham Street School Committee. The election of Graham-street school committee took place on Mon day. The following were eleco:te Mr. Si.ith, Mr. J. Hart, Mfr. W. B.11 ing, Mr. H. Stranaghan, Mrs. Mi. Ban ton, ,Mrs. 7M. Caton, and tMrs. C.. Cle land. Mrs. M. . Banton was elected correslondent; Mr. J. Smith, chair man. and Mr. H. Stranaghan, trea surer.
PRESBYTERIAN TENNIS COURT. Mr. Sangster Performs Opening Ceremony. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
PRESBYTERIAN TENNIS COURT. Mr. Sangster Performs Opening Ceremony. The tennis court has been almost completed and the opening ceremony will be performed next Saturday afternoon by Mr. George Sangster, M.L.A.. The Pipe Band of the Thistle Club will be present and play selections during the afternoon. Afternoon tea will be provided and a very enjoyable time is promjsed. All adult members of .the congregation are cordially invited ,o, be present. A large number of in vaitations have been issued, amnd ,?vervthing promises toward a most successful gathering to commemor ate an important. event in the history of the church in the jubilee year. Members of the Tennis Club and friends are reminded of 'the Arbor nay. to be held on Wednesday after 1uoonI pext.
PEOPLE ARE SAYING : [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: That Mr. Read Murphy, P.M., is strong on. compulsory drill. That he made the naval trainees who appeaped before him at Mon day's local court shiver in their shoes. That he has an incisive way .f driviing home his remarks, as ithe cowering cadets discovered before he was done with them. That the Mayor has protested against his vote of censure. That his letter of protest was very quickly . disposed of at Monday's Labor League. That Mr. Tucker, the chairman, said the only thing the Mayor can do now is to appeal to the central exe cutive or the annual conference. That the Football Club bazaar was a huge success. That the promoters reckon on hav ing £100 clear, after paying ex penses.. That this result shows -what can be done if all the workers are.unaui ious and 'athu'iastic. That Mr. J. Moloney, Nott-street head-master has retired. That he was the recipient of testi monials in the Mayor's-room, on Tuesday. That the .company never said a tiuer thin` than when they joi...
CRICKET. Railway United C.C. V.J.C.A.—3rd Grade. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
CRICKET. * Railway United C.C. V.J.C.A.--3rd Grade. The above club commenced their match with the Balmain Footballers, last Saturday, it Richmond. The local team batted first, and put to gether 64, Edwards capturing she wickets for 30, Neuchew, two for 12; Reilly, one for 2, and McDonald, one for 16. The 'Ways, in their first innings, also totalled 64. loxhsam and Reilly being the only batsmen to reach double figures, with ]9 and 16 respec tively. The last four wickets fell without any addition to the score. The Balmain, in their second at tempt have lost 3 wickets for 40 runs. NOTES. The fielding of the 'Ways was wretchedly poor last week, numer ous catches being missed. This will have to be remedied to-day if the: team desire to wiln. The match, which is the last for the present season, will be -Concluded to-day, when an exciting finish is ex pected. Players and supporteirs" are re quested to catcli 2.20 tiain from North Port.
DRUIDS' GALA. Sunday Concert in Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
DRUIDS' GALA.' Sunday Concert in Picture Theatre. Now that the football club bazaar has been brought to a successful con clusion,, the field is quite clear for the camnpaign in aid of the Port Mel bourne stall at the Druids' Easter Gala for the Austin Hospital and the Combined Kindergarten. With the Mayoress, Mrs. A. L. Page, at the head of the committee, the work of organising the stall has been push ed on energetically and there is every promise that the effort will be as high ly successful as all desire. It goes without saying that the cause is one which makes a strong appeal to all, and allwho assist in any direction know that they are working for a" meritorious object. By way of swelling the funds. a Sunday afternoon concert is being held in the Port Melbourne Picture Theatre on Sunday week, at 3 p.m. Mr. A. Rogers, M.L.A., has given the use of histheatre free and the enrertain ment, which is under the patronage of the Mayor and the councillors, ought to realise a substantial s...
Royal Charter v. Collingwood. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
Royal Charter v. Collingwood. Royal Charter's team for to-day is as follows:-Briggs, Cargill (c.), Lacey, Curwood, Drever (2). Wilson, Toohey, Tyrrell, Cardwell. and All bright. Players are requested to be on the ground at 2.30 sharp. The match between Royal Charter and Daphne resulted in a win for the Royals. Following are the scores:- Royal Charter, 1st innings, 109 (Curwood 24, Cargill 21,). Daphue, 46 and 61 (Cargill eight for 27; Ty rell, six for 38). Royal won by an innings and two runs.
THE MOVING SHOW. Port Picture Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
THE MOVING SHOW. Port Picture Theatre. Attractive 'fare is down on the bill for the Port Picture Theatre next week. In the first part of the week "The Feudists" and "Hope," two ex ceptionally line films, will be shown, and "The Death Weight" furnishes any a mount of sensation for Thurs day, Fridly. and Saturday. "One Rotund O'Brien," an entirely new pic ture. is an intensely humnorous pic ture which will be screened during the week. In addition there is an ex cellent collection of a varied charac ter. Bradley's Pictures. Mr. Bradley re-opens his picture displays in the Town Hall this Satur day night. Pride of place is ac corded the star dranu 'rThe Impos ter." Among the otheir films to be shown are "Plot of India's Iillmuen," ."Locked Room," toid "Dream of the '1ild;' d?'rauas; and "Pumps" and 'ISomic Nerve, "conics.
NOTT-STREET SCHOOL COMMITTEE. Election of New Officials. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
NOTT-STREET SCHOOL COM MITTEE. Election of New Officials. On Monday afternoon a meeting o~'parents and guardians of' the puipils attending the Nott Street school i-"a's 'held .in the schoolroom for the nomination of a School Coin .nittee::- :?Jr.,J M::oloney, head teI, cher., presided,- and after explainilng the mode ol iprocedure as laid down in the, reoula.tions,, nominations 'werc taken. 'On:. a ballot .the followiing: were declared elected :by Mr. Molo?. ney:-Messrs? .Taylor, Crichton, Tre wavis, Sinclair. Mrs. Middldton;' Mr. Priestley,., aid Miss Imray.:. All are: energetic w:'orkeis, and should dd: much for the Welfare of the school.
EX-SERGEANT NUGENT AND TESTIMONIAL. Recognition Refused. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
EX-SERGEANT NUGENT AND TESTIMONIAL. Recognition Refused. A movement, was cominllced in Port Melbourne, with the object of suitably recognising the long and es inmable servies of ex-Sergeant Nu.?get, who recently retired from the police service after 39 years of ser vice, chiefly spent in Port Melbourne. Mhesdalues Russell and Middleton un deritook the work of waiting i)upon townspeople for the purpose of gir ini them an opl)orltunity of contribut ing to a fund, with the happiest of re sults. Beforec their: -wrk Aiis completeI howeverl the proposal Was. miado known:to Mir.N'igeiit,;hien he openly expresset ilnsi~il 'esioh to yany: publid recognition f:or liis services, maintain ing that hie hiad simply donl hisidutty, for which he:le lad been p'id.,., Theli 'Inies ::ii'treisted;, thierefoie, felt tIat thot only course open was to returii :the £2i odd alieady col. lected, and this they did.
THE P.M. AND THE "DRUNK." Amusing Court Incident. "Wanted to Pay His Fine." [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
-THE P.M. AND THE "DRUNK." Amusing Court Incident. "Wanted to' Pay His Fine." A humorous incident occurred at the local court on Monday after hoon. Mr. Read Murphy, P.M., was hearing.the cases against a batch of naval cadets. He had just finished a neat little homily to one of the lads when everybody in court was startled by an emphatic-"That's qui ri'!" The voice came from the vicinity of the door, and the officials, looking round, saw that the owner was all individual who was leaning against the wall. "Bring that man up here!" commlande'd the Magistrate sterply. A constable brought forward a man with a red face, staring eyes, matted hair and disordered garb. In his right hand lie clutched something very' tightly, and as the constable p1ropped him up in front of the Clerk of Court. he leered up at the Police Magistrate. "How dare you interrupt 'the Court in that fashion?" demanded Mr. Murphy. The obfuscated gentle malgrifgned (again .and mumbling something about-"Pay my fi- hic! my...
Mr. PRENDERGAST'S LECTURE. "Labor at Home and Abroad." [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
Mr.. PRENDERGAST'S LECTURE. "Labor at Home and Abroad." Mr. G. .M. Prendergast, iL.A., was accorded a hearty reception on Wednesday night, when he gave a lec ture-on "Labor at HIome and Abroad" in the Town Hall. The Mayor presided and in a few words introduced M;r. Prendergast, a formality which he said was 'quite unnecessary to a Port Melbourne audience. That lecture was the first of a series of similar attractionl which was being arranged by the Poli tical Labor Council of Port 3Mel bourne. In a fortnight's time they would have a lecture by IMr. Frank Brennan on "The Northern Territory." He welcomed MIr. Preudergast as one l.f the best friends Victoria ever had. (Hear, hear.) Ilis lecture, the Mayor said iTi conclusioni, was certain to be of the greatest interest. Mr. Prendergast proved the ?afiyor to be a true prophet, for the lecture held the attention of the audience from start to finish. By means of limelight views and graphic descriptive passages, the lee turer took his audie...
SWIMMING NOTES. Treadwell Challenge Shield. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
SWIMMING NOTES. Treadwell Challenge Shield. This evening the competition will take place for Treadwell Challenge Shield, at the City Baths. The Port Club has entered three teams for life saving-two for senior, and one for juniior, as follows: A Team.-J. Bruice, P. Parker. G. Harris, J. Boldarini. B Team.--C. Downes, T. Rees, J. Rees, J. Stanford. Junior Team.-G. Stanford, A. Banton, A. Howlett, Jim Rees. As about 15 teams have entered, including a ladies' team, a good night's exhibitiolr is guaranteed. Some of the club inmembers v. ire successful last week. J. Stanford won the 50 yards' open handicap fri 10 sees., at Abbotsford; J. Rees, open handicap, 100 yards, from' 16 sec.; and A... . Howlett. £5/5/ dux trophy at South Melbourne Sea Bathing Car nival. This afternoon some of the members are taking part at Williams town Carnival, and further success is anticipated. A combined meeting of ladies and I gent's clubs is down for Monday, lUth inst., at 8 p.m., at Bouimo.
CR. SINCLAIR'S STRONG LANGUAGE. Tramway Trust Criticism Denounced. The Big, Big "D." [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
CR: SINCLAIR'S STRONG LAN GUAGE. Tramway Trust Criticism Denounced. The Big, Big "D." At Tuesday night's meeting of the. Town Council-the Mayor presiding -Cr. 0. Sinclair submitted, a report on the tramway trust. Ii 'the course of his remarks, he said the criticism levelled at the Tramway Trust, as printed in "Hansard" was most un fair. Cr. Russell: Some members- of the Labor Party are much annoyed at your attitude. Cr. Gill:' What remarks did you take exception to? Cr. Sinclair: The criticism of Mr. Prendergast and Mr. Hannah. Cr. Gill: I read them, and could not see much that was objectionable. Cr. Sinclair: No; but you would if you were a member of the trust. It was damnable-most unfair. Ever since I have been on th' trust it has done all, in its ,power to see that the tramways are in good condition when the time comes to take them over. Cr. Gill: Would it not have been better for the objection to have come from someone not a Labor man ? Cr. Sinclair: I resent unfair criti cism, ...
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
GOOD TEMPLARS. On Tuesday evening the usual meeting of the Mutual Help Lodge was held in the lodge-room, Graham street. Sister I. Gotz presided, and a programme of song charades was presented. Sister Mrs. Cron and Bro. C. Martin were the prize-win ners. Sister Mrs. Martin reported" on the arrangements being made in the Juvenile Temple for competitions in singing and reciting, and the fund for the purpose of building the new hall was reported to be steadily in creasing. It was resolved to have a Saturday afternoon motor-boat pic ilic to the Hawthorn Tea Gardens, on the 21st inst. Visitors were present from the Tallandoon and Jubilee Lodges. Next Tuesday the lodge' ill. be entertained' by the secretary and treasurer, and a rally of all the mem bers is called for to join in a good seud-off to the secretary, Miss I. Martin; who leaves for Adelaide the following day, to represent. the lodge at the Inter-State Temperance. Con ference.
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Port Melbourne I.O.R. v. Melbourne I.O.R. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
Port Melbourne I.O.R. v. Melbourne I.O.R. This match was played on the lat ter's ground, and was won by Ports by an innings and 29 runs. Scores: Ports; 178; Melbourne, 72 and 77. Batting :-Thruling 73, Secombe 37, Fenton 21, J. Grieg 24. Bowling: Moulin, one for 17; C. Fenton, five for 28 and two for 18; Lusch, four for 12; J. Grieg, two for 9;'Thruling, one for 7. Notes oii the Game. O. Thruling has struck forom with the bat, his 73 being well made. His score included two 6's and three 4's. \1. Secombe's 37 was got with 10 hits, including an 8, two 4's, one 5, five 3's. Ports must keep alive to-day, as this match is the last of the second round, and they must win. Players would do well. therefore. to bear in mind, if they want success, they must do as they are told, as too many cap, tains on the field are no good to any team. Ports wish to thank the gentleman who fielded as sub. for them, as he not only caught two of AMelbourne's best, but showed the other players what it is to be ...