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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
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Well-known Resident Dead. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
Well-known Resident Dead. The death took place during the week. of Miss Cecilia Nora Anguin, 104 Ross-street, Port Melbourne, well-known in the town. At the fun-, eral, the arrangements for which] were carried out by Mr. Raven, the pall-bearers were Messrs. F. Bcnrke, C. Tucker, W. Tyrrell, P. Maloney, add M. Quinn, ex-president of the Eng.ine-drivers' Society, of whichl Mrt At.gu:n was a member for over 30 years.
Dreadnought C. C. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
Dreadnought C.C. The above club commenced their semi-final match last Saturday, at Royal Park, against the Federal C.C. The scores were.-Federals, first in nings. 58 runs; second innings, 30 runs. The Dreadnoughts could only man age 37 runs, in their first innings, leaving 52 runs to win ti?e match. A van will leave the Fountain Inn at 2.15 to-day. All supporters are asked to turn up and cheer the boys on to victory.
MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES' HOURS. Mayor's Motion Defeated. Action Criticised by Colleagues. Cr. Gill's Strictures. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
MUNICIPAL EM PLOYEES' HOURS. Mayor's Motion Defeated. Action Criticised by Colleagues. Cr. Gill's Strictures. There was some lively talk at Tuesday's Town Council-the Mayor presiding - over the Mayor's 44 hours' motion. Most of the coun cillors had something to say on the subject, but the Mayor stuck to his guns and persisted with the motion which, he said, he was sorry his col leagues could not see their way to pass. - C'r. Gill was particularly outspoken oil the subject. In a. few words the Mayor moved the motion which stood on the agen da in his name to the following ef fect: "That eight hours per day be the maximum hours of labor for the cel. ployecs of this council." Cr. Howe: You would not allow anyone to work overtune. The Mayor: No; more men would be employed. Cr. Gill said that lie was not against tlie proliosal, but he cer tainly thought the matter should be brought uLp at the proper time. The Mayor was sorry that coun cillors could not see their way to adopt his motion. C...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
WEDDING. j- ARKER-WAL'ER.-On 21 Feb ruary, 1914, at -the Congrega tional Church, Katoomba, N.S.W., by the Revd. Grant, B.A., John Dobbie Parker, youngest son Of Mr. and Mrs. J. Parker, of Rydal, N.S.W., to Mary Catherine Walter, only daughter of the late George and Mary Ann Walter, of Port Melbourne. Present Address: Rydal, N.S.W. "f7he Standard."9 "To fight with its might bn the cause of Right, Is the duty of the Press." ADVANCE PORT MELBOURNE. SATURDAY, MARCH 7tb, 1914
PORT MELBOURNE YACHT CLUB. Annual Race to Werribee. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
PORT MELBOURNE YACHT CLUB. Annual Race to Werribee. The annual race of the club boats to Werribee was held on Saturday last. The boats were started on the handi ,.aps as follows:-Myra B. and Win some at 2 p.m., followed at intervals by the Frolic, Latona, Leisure Hour, Namoi and Valkyrie; the scratch boat being the S.J.S., which left at 2.44 p.m. The race was an uneventful one, as. after passing the Pile light, all the boats were able to make the Wer ribee hRiver in one board. The first boat to arrive at the Reeds was-the NaSnmi at 5.39: followed four minutes later by the Frolic, with the Myra B. three minutes astern. The other boats arrived soon after in the following or der:-S.J.S., Valkyrie, Winsome, Lei sure tlour, and Latona, and by 6.30 p.m. tents were rigged, camp fires going, all preparations for tea were in full swing. At about S p.m. the musical strains of a concertina, manipulated by "Jim Bunny," announced the fact that the camp fire concert was about to colll lenlce, ann...
FOOTBALLERS' BAZAAR. Great Financial Success. Over £100 Raised. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
FOOTBALLERS' BAZAAR. Great Financial Success. Over £100 Raised. At the outset very few dared the estimate of £100 being realised as the outcome of the bazaar organised for the purpose of liquidating the debts incurred last season by the Senior Football Club. yet this amount and over has been cleared. The amount actually required to pay off the liabilities of the past season, and give the incoming com mittee a clean sheet, was £61, and it was generally agreed that if the effort succeeded to that extent all would be satisfied. For a considerable period events moved slowly, and rather meagre support was forth coming, in fact, so small was the promise then that the more pessimis tic declared it would result in failure. Just at this time, however, something flavoring of dissension occurred in the committee controlling arrange ments, the split which followed result ing in the breaking away of a number on the committee. This, perhaps, was just a fortunate, incident, and accounts largely fo...
CRICKET. Port Melbourne v. Brunswick. Sub-District. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
CRICKET. Port Melbourne v. Brunswick. Sub-District. Neither Port Melbourne nor Bruns wick did justice to the fast and true wicket prepared by the seasiders' cura tor. Ports won the toss, but lost two wickets (Willmott 14 and Jamieson 15) quickly. The next four batsmen only added 43, of which Jones got 18, and Brcreton 17 (three 4's). The Igst named was splendidly caught off a hard drive by Hodder at mid-off-a running catch sideways. The position was somewhat retrieved by the resolute bat ting of Taylor (captain) and J. McColl in adding 33 for the seventh wicket. McColl got 21 (one 4) at a 'critical stage. After Anderson had been bowl ed for nothing Don McColl hellied his captain to add 24 runs. The innings, which lasted 21/S hours-the first 100 were obtained in 90 minutes-finished for 142, Taylor carrying his bat for an eminently serviceable 30. Port Melbourne (despite the fact that it mattered not who is' the winner of the present match, as the same two will have to meet in the fin...
Second Elevens. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
Second Elevens. Brunswick, 159" (M?Lean 46, Hogg 27. Swift 27. Bartel 11 not out; Bond five for 30, Hodgetts five for 62). -v Port Melbourne, two for 33 (Smith 17. Cain two for 11). The barracking of the supporters stimulated the efforts of the local eleven last Saturday. It was greatly appreci ated by the players. Syd. Anderson has never bowled bet ter than bhe did last Saturday, and Banks McColl narrowly missed the wic kets-on four occasions.
Graham-street Wesleys v. East Brunswick. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
Graham-street Wesleys v. East Brunswick. Graham-street last Saturday suf fered their last defeat for this sea son, East Brunswick beating them by 36 runs. The only batsmen on the local side (which batted three men short) to sholw any form were R.. Trevorrow, 12 not out, and S. Don achy, 12. Jottings on the Play. A pleasing feature of last Satur day's play was the afternoon tea pro vided by the Graham-street ladies, which was much appreciated by both clubs. Such little functions as these do much towards promoting social hi tercourse between the members of various clubs, and the ladies are to be commended for thus assisting the cricket association in the furtherance of its objects. A fitting climax to the season's work took place on Wednesday even ing, when the hon. secretary and hon. treasurer might have been seen push ing through the streets a hand truck, loaded with the club's playing mate rial, objects of pity and the derision of various small boys. The material was safely housed ...
Mr. MOLONEY HONORED. Presentations in Mayor's Room. "King of Head Teachers." [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
Mr. MOLONEY HONORED. Presentations in Mayor's Room. "King of Head Teachers." Mr. James Moloney, who retired from the service yesterday, when he took leave of the staff and scholars in Nott-street school, was an hon ored guest at a gathering of ladies and gentlemen in the Mayor's-room of the local Town Hall. The meeting was held at the conclusion of the Town Council sedernut, the Mayor and councillors being in attendance. The Mayor, who presided, read an address eulogising the work which Mr. Moloney had accomplished while acting as head teacher in Nott-street State school, Port Melbourne. He explained that it was the unanimous wish of the council that they should have that address framed and sealed with the town seal, to show their ap preciation of the good work he had done. The hope was expressed that in his retirement he would have many pleasant years in which to rest after his labors. Praise for Port Council. Mr. Moloney, in replying, said he had merely done his duty. If that had ...
TOWN COUNCIL. Crown Lands at the Bend. Dredging the Lagoon. Railway Officials and the Goats. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
TOWN COUNCIL Crown Lands at the Bend. Dredging the Lagoon. Railway Officials and the Goats. The Mayor presided at the meeting of the Town Council on Tuesday night, when there was practically a full attcndance of councillors. Sev eral matters of public interest were down for decision, Of course, the chief item was the Mayor's 44-hours motion, which is reported in another column. Premier and Crown Lands. The following letter, from the sec retary to the Premier to Mr. Geo. Sangster, M.L.A., was forwarded to the council by Mfr. Sangster, who stated that any further communica tion would be forwarded at once: Premier's Office, Melbourne, February 17th, 1914. Dear Sir,--I am directed by the Premier to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 15th inst., ask ing that a deputation might be re cirved from the Port Melbourne Council on the subject of making available certain Crown Lands pit Fisherman's Bend. I am to say that inquiry is being made into the mat ter, and that you will be fur...
PROTECT PUBLIC PROPERTY. Damage to Walter Reserve. Man Fined £1 and Costs. Informant Complimented by P.M. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 7 March 1914
PROTECT PUBLIC PROPERTY. Damage to Walter Reserve. Man Fined £1I and Costs. Informant Complimented by P.M. "It everybody acted for the, bene fit of thle citizens, as you did in this case, we would have a very beautiful place." This was the compliment paid to an elderly sand-carter named William Baird, at Monday's Court, by Mr. Read Murphy, P.M. The case w'as one in which Archi bald Niven, a tall man, with a heavy dark moustache, was charged with wilful damage in the Walter Reserve, on January 24th. William Baird said he was stand ing at the Bridge-street gates, be tween 1 and 2 o'clock. when he saw defendant break two small posts in the fence. He did it deliberately. Witness asked what lie did that for, and Niven replied: "What business is it of your's?" "We will soon see about that," said witness, who -then went straight. for a constable and had accused arrested. . The police evidence shdwed that defender was half drunk when he was apprehended. His excuse was that lie had fallen ag...
Bradley's Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 March 1914
Bradley'S Pictures. Mr. Br'adley has attrdctive pro grammes for the week end in the Town Hall. For to-night he is showing "The Next Generation" and "Big Horn Massacre" as the star films, while for to-morrow he will have "Demand for Justice," "The Race," and "Flood Tide" as his chief pictures. In addition there are first rate items on the bill.
EVENING CLASSES A SUCCESS. Classes For Girls May Follow. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 March 1914
EVENING CLASSES A SUCCESS. Classes For Girls May Follow. The opening of evening classes for boys in Nott Street State School, with MJr. Hicks as head teacher. has proved a very successful venture in deed. Fifty boys have enrolled. and tile report of the work generally is good. Now thiere is talk of giving girls a similar opportunity of improving themselves. The idea would be to have classes for one or two nights in the week. at which instruction would be given entirely free of cost. Shorthand and typewriting would Ibe inlcluded in tile curriculumn. Any girls who would care to enrol could hand their names to Mrs. Middleton, the newly-elected corres pondent of Nott Street schooI com mittee. There is no limit to the age if over 14 years. All applicants must either be over 14 years of age or the holder of a merit certificate.
POLICE NOT CHOPPING BLOCKS. Sailor Knocks Constable's Helmet. An Esplanade Incident. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 March 1914
POLICE NOT CHOPPING BLOCKI(S. Sailor Knocks Constable's Helmet. An Esplanade Incident. "You must understand that the police are not there to be used as chopping blocks." This was how MIr. A. I-Hester. J.P., addressed Fred Sewell. an athletic looking sailor, who was charged at Port Melbourne court on Wednesday with assaulting Constable Etdward Giddens ill Esplanade East A penalty of 40/ or seven days' was imposed. Evidence led by Senior-Constable H. E. Cuthbert and Constable Gid dens showed that a crowd of sailors and firemen were following three women along the street about 11.40 Tuesday night. One of the women was~ dr'unlsk and fell into the gutter. Con stable Giddens, who had previously warned the woman, then arrested her. Sewell interfered and hit the olficer ot the side of the head, knocking his hehnet off. Just then Senior-Con stable Cuthbert appeared on the scene and Sewell was arrested.
OUR FOOTBALL CLUB. First Committee Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 March 1914
OUR FOOTBALL CLUB. First Committee Meeting. At the first committee meeting there was a full attendance. The principal business of the evening was the election of the various commit tces. Tile match committee con sists of Messrs. 1. Culnniillghalmn, A. Denham, Herb. Julier and tile cap tain aniid vicc-capltain; and the lin anlce coummittee comprises the lion. secretary. hloeu. treasurer, and Air. F. Daws. Mr. F. Sinclair has been elected asaistant secretary. The following donations have been received with thanks:-Cr. O. Sin clair, £L1/'; Mr. J.. Gubbins, £1/1/,'. Training operations will start next Tuesday evening, when the commnit tee will ie pleased to make the ac quaintance of all intendingf players. As there are matches so close at hand. it would be well to try iand get iniito form at once. As matches will take place oni tle Saturday preced ing Eight HIours' D)ay, and also on that day, it will be seen that the sea son is going to be aii severe one on the players. Thanks to the gi...
WOMAN FELL IN THE GUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 March 1914
WOMAN FELL IN THE GUTTER. Mclrescha Benerzza, who admitted heing known in the disti ict? 'as Mirs. Buller. was flined ::5, ifoi haii'ino beeiL drunk and :disorderly;! in ': public place. I Constablet E. Giddens- aid: i icused ha d ,been:l knotkiiig iiaboutl to ldacli" witll sailbrs o i fidfl e aieun aiid lie had wmnuied lh?ito ifo hiomie. She was i.i souI'?'C of inO;lin e.o'c Ac.nsed: I don't go there often. MIr. lester (chairmnan) When you do yon evidently waken things up a bit.
W.C.T.U. Drawing Room. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 March 1914
W.C.T.U. Drawing Room. The first drawing room of this W.C.T.U. Union will be held at 3 o'clock on Wednesday, 18th. March, in the Temperance Hall, when the Organising Secretary will address the meeting. Special singing add speeches will take place. All are welcome; 3 o'clock.
CRICKET. Sub-District. Port Melbourne v. Brunswick. To-day's Final at Hawthorn. Fight For Premiership. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 March 1914
CRICKET. Sub-Districf. Port Melbourne v. Brunswick. To-day's Final at Hawthorn. Fight For Premiership. The first round finished on Saturday, and the position of the eluba - Port Melbourne 34, Brunswick 29, Gee long 27, Brighton, 23, Elsternwiek 18, Camberwell 17, Williamstown 14, Foot scray 13, iMalvern 13, Caulfield 12, Haw thorn 10, and Coburg 6 points. Gee long made a highly satisfaetorjy debut in senior ranks; Brighton came at the finish very strongly indeed; and Foot scray improved considerably. In accordance with the S.D. rules, the two leading clubs (Port Milbourne and -Brunswick) play-off for the premier ship pennant and badges. This mateh. which must be playedt to a finish, wili commence to-day at Glenferrie (ad joining the railway station), at 2.15 p.m. sharp. _ As both these elevens are noted for their exceptionally keen field ing, if for nothing else, their meeting will, doubtless, attract a large attend ance. Port Melbourne; on their own ground. beat Brunswick by 50 run...