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Dreadnoughts v. Centenary. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 March 1914
Dreadnoughts v. Centenary. The above match took place on the former's ground, and resulted in an easy twin for the Dreadnoughts by 16 goals and 10 behinds against 7 goals 6 behinds. Gbal-kickers were: Dreadnoughts Collins 6, Reilly 2, Massey 2, Chap lin 2, A. Massey 2, and Milist ,2. Centenarys--Jumbo 3, Nichols 2, Saunders 1, and Sellar 1.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
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EXCELSIOR HALL MERRY MAKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
EXCELSIOR HALL MERRY MAKERS. Vaudeville will be supplied in the Excelsior Hall, Port Melbourne, for the first time on Monday night, when the Merry IMakers will make their inaugural appearance in the town. MIr. H. Serrs, under whose auspices the entertainers appear, has secured the services of a company of first class artistes. There is quite a formidable, array of talent on the programme, singing and dancing items being prominent. By way of concluding.the entertainment, a most laughter-provoking comedy, "Mr. Casey. J.P.," will be presented by Mr. C. Iredale, assisted by the com pany. The prices have been fixed at a rate which will suit all pockets. There ought to be a big attendance at Monday's initial performance.
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. -4-- At the Port Picture Theatre, the bill of fare is of a tempting description for next week. "The Fallen Angel," and "'Shadows of Life,"' formn the' stars for Monday, Tuesday, anl Wednesday while ou Thursdlay, Friday, anti Satur day, ''The Cipher Message'' and "'The Throw of a Dice," are given pride of Ilace on the programme. All four films are full of incident and are certain to hold the attention of the onlookers. Among the other pictures are "The Bartered Crown," "'The Little Substi tute,"' arid "The IHlaunted Bride.''
GRAHAM-STREET STATION FIRE. Midnight Discovery in Lamp Room. Firemen Confine Outbreak. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
GRAHAM-STREET STATION FIRE. Midnight Discovery in Lamp Room. Firemen Confine Outbreak. Fire was discovered to have broken out ill thle lamp room of Graham-st railway station. Port Melbourne, aliout 12.45 onl Tuesday morning. As the buildiug is of weatherboard, lined with pine. the danger was great. Detachments of the fire brigade from Port Meilbourne, under Station: officer Wright, and also from South Melbourne, were soon onl the spot, and quickly had the fire extinguished. The damage done was of a trifling character, thanks to the prompt at tendance of the firemen, being esti ntqtd at albout £4. No cause can be assigned for the outbreak. Mir. Arehd. Finney, the station mas Icr, Icft the station about midnight, when all was in order.
AMONG THE CHURCHES. Graham Street Methodists. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
AMONG THE CHURCHES. Grahlam Street Methodists. At the 11 o'clock service on Sun day Rev. R. S. Joyee holds a special Young People's service, ;and ,at 7 o'clock Rev. J. Semmens, of Pres ton, is the preacher. "A pier service will be conducted at 8.20 by Rev. J. Sennuens. Presbyterian Church. Rev. J. D. 'Laindels will preach at the forenoon service on "The Inter ruptions of God," and in the evening. on "Happiness-- The Secret." Holy Trinity. The Vicar, Rev Wm. 1\cKie, will officiate as usual ait the services to morrow, in Holy Trinity.
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
GOOD TEMPLARS. The 'members of the Mutual Help Lodge spent a pleasant afternoon and evening last Saturday, byhaving a motor boat river trip, and tea and .picnic at th? Hawthorn Tea Gardens. On Tuesday the usual meeting was held in the lodge-room, Graham street, when a visit was received from the members of the Jubilee Lodge. Brunswick, and parlor games werPe enjoyed and a programme of songs and recitations provided. Bro. Cod ling, the superintendent of the juven iles, reported that five prizes had been won by nmembers of the local Temple. at the final competitions held in Mel bourtie, the wilnners being-BrotherI Leslie Young, first in singing and first in reciting; Sister I. Mummery, first in sillngillng; Sister E. McKinnon, third in sining, and Sister I. Scurrie, third in reciting.
EVENING CLASSES FOR GIRLS. Additional Enrolments Required. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
EVENING CLASSES FOR GIRLS. Addlitional Enrolments Required. In connectioi with the project for starting evening classes for girls in Nott-stseet State school,-it is of i terest to note that thile minimum num bcr of.-intendilg pupils who must. apply bc,fore classes can be startedl is 30. So far only 21 girls have in timnated their willinglless to join. No doubt many girls are lhanging back simply because they do not know how to proceed in the matter. All intend i ng Pmpils irequire to do is to hand in their namnes either to Cr. J. P. Crich ton: president of the school commit tee, or to Mrs. Middleton, the seccre t .?i :-Once the- riequisite 30 llnames li tnbe. ieeni obtained aipplication will be -mide to theDepartmenlt at once.
DRUID'S GALA—LOCAL STALL. Euchre Party and Dance. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
DRUID'S GALA-LOCAL STALL. I Euchre Party and Dance. In connection wvith the Druids' Gala Port Melbourne stall, a euchre party and dance arue being held in thle Town Hall odn Wednesday night next, tickets 1/. A jumble sale was held for the same object last night. The committee in charge of the organisation of the local stall .are continuilng to work energetically, and it r\ill not be their fault if their labors are not crowned with signal success. The Mfayoress, MIrs. Page, and the othelr ladies who .areassisting her are actively exerting themselves, and now that ~the interval before the hold ing of the Gala is..being narrowed dow,. they are redoubling their ef forts. They ask that the public should coq-operate with -them, seeing that the object is one so worthy of their help; and if the residents help them1 there is no fear of Port Mel bourne not being represented in ade quate faslhion, by the local stall. Iorwarded to the Mayoress (Mrs. A L.. iage) :-Cheque, £5/5/-j from Mris Edwar...
IT WAS DISGUISED ALL RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
IT WAS DISGUISED ALL RIGHT. A young lady came into a drug store and asked the clerk if it were possible to disguise castor oil. "It's horrid stuff to take, you khow. Ugh !" said the lady with a shudder. "Why, certainly," said the clerk, and just then, as another young lady was taking some soda water, he asked her if she wouldn't have some too. ·After drinking it the young lady lingered a moment, and finally observ edl: "Now, tell me, sir, how you would disguise castor oil." "Why, Madam, I just gave you some " "My grsoious mne.!" exclaimed the young lady. "Why, I wanted it for my sister l"
A TIP WORTH KNOWING. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
A TIP WORTH KNOWING. Mr. Gadd (at the police station): Can I see that burglar who was arrested for breaking into my house last night? Inspector (hesitatingly) : Well, . I don't know. What do you want to see him about? Mr. Gadd: Oh, there's not.hing sec ret about it. I just want to find out how he managed to get into the house without waking my wife. It's more than I can do.
MAYOR AND BROTHER JUSTICES. Scene on Local Bench. Anti-Vaccination Views. "Not Fishing For Votes." [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
MAYOR ANDIBROTHER JUSTICES.J Scene on Local Bench. Anti-Vaccination Views. "Not Fishing For Votes." The Mayor's objection to compulsory vaccination and his outspoken declara tion from the Bench, in this connection was responsible for an unusual incident at Thursday's local court. There was a very full Bench, the Justices of the Peace who accompanied the layjor, be ing Crs. J. P. Crichton and W. Howe ndi Messrs . D. . Armstrong and T Testro. A batch of seven vaccination prose eutions was before the Court. The cases had been called on Monday when the Mayor and Mr. Testro formed the Bench . As opinion was thus evenly divided, all seven cases were adjourned till Thursday, when they were again callled. In only one instance was any appear anlce made by defendants. This war that in which Walter J. Carracheen, laborer, 284 Esplanade East, was pro ceeded against for failing to have his chilm vaccinated. Mrs. Carracher. who appeared in place of her husband, said the child was tcethilng at the...
CRICKET. Port Melbourne v. Brunswick. Sub-District Final. Port's Substantial Lead. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
CRICKET. Port Melbourne v. Brunswick. Sub-District Final. Port's Substantial Lead. The second day's play at Glenfer ie of the final match between the 'ort Melbourne and Brunswick first levens was witugesscd by 1,100 spec a;tol:s, who were treated to an after eooe's cricket brimful of incident :andi !xcitement. On the previous Sa ui8t lay Brunswick had made 193i ainl ?orts had just opened withoifi scot ng. The board showed 2-12-25 when raylor (captain) joined Jamieson. Playing with extreme caution, ,the iirst 50 took as many minutes. Both atsmen then opened out, and the century appeared after 80 minutes play. Running well between the wic kets was a distinct feature, and the score quickly mounted to 133, when Jamieson, in trying to lift Paton over the fence at the railway end, was caught. lose t~ the cence by Dowling. Jamies&n's 63 (two 6's-off O'Lougli lin and Howie-and three 4's) todk 76 minutes. Brereton's Brilliant Batting. Taylor had 45 to his credit when B3rereton came i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
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BRADLEY'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
BRADLEY'S PICTURES. The star pictures at Bradley's pie. tures in the Town Hall during the week-end are of a specially attractive character. "''The- Mystcry of. Si-clv Skull," and "Trooper Billy" are leadI ing dramas for Saturday, while on Bun day, the chief film is the "'Taking of Rattlcsmake Bill."'
P.A.F.S. Semi-Final. Port Melbourne v Footscray. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
P.A.F.S. Semi-Final. Port Melbourne v Footscray. The semi-final of the above asso ciation was commenced on Saturday last at Royal Park, between Foots eray and Port Melbourne. The scores were as follow: Footscray, 111; Cook 37, Po 22. Lloyd 14 (W. Deas, 6 for, 38, J. Deas, 2 for 38). Port MIelbourne. 3 for 56; Blairi 18. Pratt 10, J.. Deas, 19 uot out.. . Players are requested to :be :in attendance at 2.30 sharpz The secretary would be glad oto ceive all outstanigt subseriptions also picture rticket money. la;ei.rs are reminded to lnii along u r?npes fee. Supporters 'itu l ugd tfoll io l and assist their clnb to ~v icto'.,
Nott Street v. Eastern Road. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
Nott Street v. Eastern Road. The match between NottStreet aidd Eastern Road resulted ;--Eastelrn Road, first innings, 25; .principal scorer, Carter 11, against the b9wlijlg of Cullis 7 for 7; second innings--' ; principal scorers Gibbons 11 and Cl1!: laghan 8 not out; against the bowl ing of Stennikeu, 6 for 13,.and Sleeth 1 for 0. I Nott Street's first innings realised 33; principal scorer Bouquest 22. against the bowling of Ross, 6 for 19. Second innings, 3 for 34; prin cipal scorers, Gallagher 15, Bouquest 10, and Cullis 8 not out; against the bowling of Bridgeford, 2 for 8. Notes oui the Game. The captain, J. Stenniken, Iost' hi bowling form in the first innings, but reoained it in thie second innnugis. Cullis has struck form with the ball. Bouquest batted w ell,- hitting a six near Gralnt's, the grbcer's, door.. The Nott Street boys have finished the first round about two points 6n the top of Graham Street. Noti Street have won four and lost one. In beating Eastern Rnoad by six...
Creche For Port Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
Creche For Port 'Melbourne. Tlie int.imation that the l ayvoiress. I~Mrs. . L Pagc, his, ??rgaiiiscild a neoi tin is the toiii ;; ii , . l l w it th co;: jieutof .,tutis' a kiii 'er grten' iid c-ccheiforJ Po dl;olli clpc is ilcomc *aews.,-. Whercothiosnbmuihpvi(se "straui t't a'li essentianly w oat provision'to ijtif c oldimeiioft riieniot luhorldleto he outrat!wors 'ahld| ^this ho Iiopq( lth t le -ileeti u 3, particularso of tlwich 'wil bIe found on a~dvertisil' coliiiii-ins, cil besupporte ,as it deservs.
SWIMMING NOTES. Port Melbourne Club. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
SWIMMING NOTES. Port Melbourne Club. ,A euchre party and dance will be held in the Town Hall on ~,pndaj, next, 30th inst. Tickets maih be obtained from the committee of Ladiecs' 'or Gent.'s Club. All members are requested. to be present on Sunday morning at 11 a.m., as a photogralph is to be takeli weather permitting. Only Canadian costume will-be allowed. The first of the series of mouthly dances will take place on Wednesday. 22nd April, at the Albert Hall.
"HE FOUGHT FITZSIMMONS." Man Who Wanted Warrant. Relates Story of Fight in Local Court. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
"HE FOUGHT FITZSIMMONS." Man Who Wanted Warrant. Relates Story of Fight in Local Court. At the conclusion of the ordinary business at Monday's court, a burly man stepped into the witness-box and said he wanted a warrant for the ar rest of a man on a charge of steal ing a calabash pipe, gold sleeve links, and other articles. He put the value of all the things down at £5. Sergeant Simms: What do you work at?--I'm a stevedore. Anything else?-Well, :I'm a bit of a songster. Don't you box also?-Oh! I used to be a boxer. I fought Bob Fitz simmons on the Canterbury Plains, and beat him in four ahd a half rounds. They were very quick and lively rounds, too, I can tell you. That was 20 years ago, of course. I don't box now. Did you not aspire once for the championship of the world?--No, I never did that. I have always had plenty of regular work to do. I have a wife and family in Tasmania to provide for. Where did this robbery, as you al lege, take place?--In Fitzroy. And why are you bringing...