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Change in "Standard" Staff. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
Change in "Standard" Staff. Mr. James L. iM\cArdle, who has been associated with the "Standard" since November last, leaves to-day for Sydney. where lie takes up a posi tion on the reportorial staff of the "MIorning- Herald." Before coming out to Australia, five months ago. Mr. MceArdle had an extensive journalisti, experience, which he is desirous of extending further. In Glasgow, Scot land, he was engaged in a literary capacity on the "Evening Citizen," one of the leading evening newspapers ini the British Isles. His popularity with his press colleaguec s was evi deoced by the fact that the gathering at which lie was presented with a purse of sovereigns was the largest and most representative hold in Glasgow press circles for many years.
RAILWAY UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB. Annual Report and Balance-sheet. Season 1913. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
RAILWAY UNITED FOOTBALI. CLUB. Annual Report and Balance-sheet. S Season 1913. -The following are the report and bal itnec-sliect for season 1913: .The team were very successful on the field, suffering only one dcreat dluring the season, thus winning 19 matches out :cf 20 played; the only defeat suffered being at the hands of Williamstown Juniors, at Williamstown. In securing the premiership, the club secured its second leg-in for the Challenge Shield, which, no doubt, would have been our property but for what happened over the play-off the previous year, which de cided your comnittee to.reasc to use their right to a challenge. The coi mnittec have left no stone unturned in trying to get together a team which, during the forthcoming season, will gain the premiership and become own ers of the Wren Challenge Shield. Miemn; bers will be glad to learn that last 'year's players, with the exception of three or four, are available and eager for the start. The table reads as follows:--atche...
TO POLICE STATION BY MOTOR. Constable Synnot and His Prisoner. Lilian in Trouble Again. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
TO POLICE STATION BY MOTOR. Constable Synliot and His Prisoner. Lilian in Trouble Again." Constable Percy N. Synnot had an anxious time of it last Saturday. About a quarter past two, just about the time the German mail steamer was leaving the railway pier, he saw Lilian Bannister goinlg along in com pany with a fireman from the s.s. "MIedic." She was in a drunken state. He advised her to go away quietly, but ultimately he had to tell her he would arrest her. She resisted violently when he took her by force from the end of the pier. A gentle man from Flinders Lane kindly offer ed to drive them up to the police sta tion in his motor car. But for this assistance the officer would have had a tcrribly tryinig time. At Monday's court, Constable Syn not related what haid happened, when Lilian was charged with having beei drunk alld disorderly. Lilian said her intention was to go to Wiliiamstown. She ,was very, sorry for what had happened and pleaded for another chance. A line of 20/- was i...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. Obituary. We have to announce with extreme regret the demise of Mrs. Rawson, wife of MIr E. M. Rawson, well-known as secretary to the Schumacher Mill Furnishing Works, Port; Melbourne, The deceased lady, who resided at H-erbert-street, Middle Park, died after a short illness, on Wednesday week last. and was buried tile Fri day following. As a mark of respect and sympathy the Schumacher Mills closed their doors, and all employees ceased work on the day of the fun eral.
"WHAT ABOUT THE SKIRT?" Alleged Serious Montague Assault. Sequel to Abattoir Quarrel. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
"WHAT ABOUT THE SKIRT?" Alleged Serious Montague Assault. Sequel to Abattoir Quarrel. A case of alleged serious assault was reported by the Montague police as hiv ing occurred on Monday night. The victim was Alfred Hyland, who is sta ted to have been badly abused as a re sult. It appears that Mr. HIyland, who is a slaughterman and lives in Coventry street, South Melbourne, had been down at the abattoirs. On his way home he called at the Southern Cross Hotel. at the corner of Inglis and Station streets, about eight o'clock. A man whom he knew entered and asked MIr Hyland to accompany him outside. Hie did so, and when out on the street, it is allegecd the man said--" What about that piece of 'skirt'?" This is said to be a portion of a bullock's carcase about which there had been some pre v-ious dispute. Mr. IJyland replied that 'that was all right," or something to that effect. Blows followeld. The man is alleged to have struck MIr. Hyland, knockedl him down and kicked him till he was...
"WHO STABBED YOU?" Sequel to Firemen's Fracas. Suspect Remanded at Local Court. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
"WHO STABBED YOU?" Sequel to Firemen's Fracas. Suspect Remanded at Local Court, John Murphy, a slightly-built man, wearing a blue dungaree suit, ap peared at the court on Monday Mayor Page (chairman) and T. Tes tro, J.'sP., on the Bench-charged with unlawfully and maliciously wouiding Thos. McKernan, on March 21st. Constable Geo. Vallance stated that. while he was on duty ill Bay street, on the day in question, he went on board the -"Medic," berthed at the railway pier, ill (onisequeuce of information he received. Going into the fo'-castle. he saw several men sitting at a table. He :alsked who had been stabbed, and a man iamed McKernan stood up and said he had bean stabbed. Witness then asked iMeKernan whohad stabbed hini. and he pointed to Murphy. The constable asked Murphy why he did that, and the latter replied-"I done it iln fun." After hearing a statement from Mr. Morgan, second engineer, Constable Vallance arrested Murphy. .Sergeant Simms explained that the police had not been...
PORT POLICE FORCE. Plain-Clothes Constable Installed. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
PORT POLICE FORCE. Plain-Clothes Constable Installed. F'or the' first time in its history Port Melbourne can boast of having a permanent plain-clothes constable. On Monday the officer in question. Plain-clothes Constable J. S. Grant, took up his new duties in that capa city. I-He will be engaged in making the numerous inquiries which are de manded by the cases coming before the police, and there will be plenty of scope for his operations in the district. Constable Grant, who has been transferred from Russell-street, is an officer of experience, having joined the force in 1892. I-IHe will. therefore, be a most useful member of the local staff.
BAY STREET TRAMCAR ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
BAY STREET TRAMCAR ACCIDENT. Hans Linder, who boards at 98 Bay Street, Port MIelbourne, was seri ously injnred Monday night as the re sult of a tramear accident. He was alighting from ear No. 39 Inear his boarding house after 11 o'clock, when he was struck by car No. 37, which was proceeding citywards. IHe was thlrown violently against tile cr fromn whnich lie had just stepped, and,, on being conveyed to tile city Hospital in a. St. John's ambulance van, he was found to be suffering from a depressed fracture of the seull.
FOUR MONTHS MARRIED. Husband and Mother-in-Law. Wife Called Him "Ginger." Quarrelled About Money. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
FOUR MONTHS MARRIED. Husband and Mother-in-Law. Wife Called Him "Ginger." Quarrelled About Money. A tale of domestic unhappiness between a young couple who had been married for only four months was heard at MIonday's court-the Mayor and Mr. Testro on the Bench. Gcor gina Webster, an attractive looking young w-oman, proceeded against her lhrsband on! the ground that he did not give her sufficient means to live on. Mr. Rogers appeared on her be half and Mr. J. Nolan for defend ant. Mrs. Webster said they were mar ried in November last, and took up house in Pickles-street. A quarrel ensued, as the result of which the husband packed up, saying he was going to board, and that she could do what she liked. She stated that the pevious Wednesdayher husband had offered her 4_d. (Laughter.) Replying to Mr. Nolan, Mrs. Web ster denied that her husband had of fered her £4/3/8 the Friday previ ously, and that she had refused to accept it. He gave her "just as much as he pleased" while they lived ...
MAYOR AND MONEY-LENDERS. Mr. M. Franklin Replies. "Unfair Bias" Alleged. (To the "Standard.") [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
MAYOR AND MONEY-LENDERS. Mr. M. Franklin Replies. "Unfair Bias" Alleged. (To the 'A'Standard.'"') Sir,--MIy attention has been, called to a lotter from the Mayor of Port Mel lbourne (Cr. A. L. .l'age), appearing in your issue of 21st inst., in which that gentleman seeks to explain the para graph in respect of which his presence on the Bench was challenged and in consequence of which he thought it a;d visable to retire. As regbards his denial that he autho rised the publication of the paragraph referred, to, this is a matter entirely between the Mayor and your paper, and in this conicetion a perusal of thc paragraph itself and a consideration of the Mayor's conduct when his tlisinter estetlduess was questioned in open. court will satisfy the publie as to where the truth of the matter really lies. No reasonable man can doulbt that your footnote to the Mayor's letter ir absolutely accurate in every detail. Now, .with regard to the letter, I Iwish to point out that the Victorias Supreml...
FOOTBALL. The Local Senior Club. Encouraging Prospects for the Season. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
. . FOOTBALL.. The Local Senior Club. Encouraging Prospects for the Season. Judging by the enthusiasm which is already being shown, it looks as if the coming season is to be a boom in the 'Port. There have ;becdli .large atten dances taking notes of :the doing of playcrs on.training nights. M r. A. Eason, the welllknown Gee long player, has been appointed coach to the team, and. his knowledge of the lincr points of the game will be diilled into the players. In appointing Mlr. Eason to the position, the committee recognise that they have undertaken a big task, and it now rests with the supporters to show their appreciation by helping the committee. By all tak ing a member's ticket a' lot of weight will be takgn off the committee's shoulders. Prospective Practice Matches. Practice matches will take place be fore the season opens between a com bined' telm of the Port and South C.Y.M.S.; the chamnpion juniors of the V.J.F.A..(Railway United); and a team composed of fRed and Blue v. Maro...
Notes on the Play. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
Notes on the Play. Ports have accepted an invitation to a visit to Maldon during Easter holidays. Any players or supporters desirous of going should hand their names to the secretary at once. A large crowd of local residents were present at the muatchl and thor oughly enjoyed the cricket. Jack Worrall, who was present, congra tulated tile Ports on their good bat ting. His opinion is, like that of many others, that Ports are deserv ing of competing in the higher grade. The players thank Mr. A. Nathan for his kindness' in supplying a'se frcshments.
Railway United F.C. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
Railway United F.C. Players aid intending, players are notified thaft taining' has started, and the committee hope to see. all there. The club have a match against Williamstown to-day, and would like i!. Qa r mnitster to "re the Williams town 1iibo' ai shiake. Motor lanneh rleaves Railway Pier at ? p.m.
Silver Stars v. Thornbury. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
Silver Stars v. Thornbury. This match took place on Saturday. After a very exciting game the honors fell to Tllornbury by the narrow mar gini of three runs. The scores were: Thornbury, 90 runs; Silver Stars, 87 runs. Those who distingugnished thcmselves. for the Stars were i-~Withii the b it" Coxon, W., 15;. Dixon, W;... 5 ;:li R., 13; and J Tnrner, 30 and )itli the hall, Sidwell, C. ?si:wi~et i "' (inclndinw iti itltc) , Pi aton tiu o )ickets for li,;l .W.d oiiCo one wicket fo-i15 KoNotes on the Pla.y 'The Cliocolate. Soldier": wielded the villowi to good effect, as also did "The Tiny,' who lhaid the misfor tunie to be run out by the "Press Correspondent." "Claude" bowled in splendid style, and at one stage had taken four wic kets with successive balls. We want to hear from him to-day at Werribhe. Rumor has it that one of the club members will be missing next season, as he intends residing at Pakenham. We wish him luck. The match to-day is to be played at Werribee, a.?ln. as this i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
MARRIAGE. MAfTSON-MARSHALL and MAR . SHAILL.-March 30th. 1907, at the Parsonage, Richmond, by the Rev. •J. Herlnessey, Aunic, widow of the :late W. J. Miarshall, of the Army and Navy Holtel, tooli John MaBtson-. M: miarsliall, of Denmairk. Present isddreess: .aTulla," Cardigan Street,; Casrlton." BEREAVEMENT NOTICE. M RS. PIKE and FAMILY desire. to THANK their many kind friends for Lotters, Telegrams, Cards, and Floral Tributes; also his fellow-workers for their practical sympathy during their recent sad bereavement. Also those Ladies and Gentlemen, for their kind assistance to our son and brother in his last moments. Also the Under taker, Mr. R. McKenzie. 213 Stoke-street. " the £andard.," "To fight with its might In the cause of Right, Is the duty of the Press." ADVANCE PORT MELBOURNE. SATURDAY, MARCH 28th, 1914.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
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THE CHURCH AND FOOTBALL. Toasts Honored at Annual Meeting. Graham-street Wesleys' Football Club [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
THE CHURCH AND FOOTBALL. Toasts Honored at Annual Meeting. Graham-street Wesleys' Foothall Club -ils.of thi local Wesles- ?tall Club a ?banquet was held in the ?chool-hall. on Saturday evening last. The presi dlent, the .Rcv. R; S. Joye, presided over an attendance of fifty young men The piano was capably handled by Mr J. E. Edwards, who played the open ing overture at S.30. The toast of "'The King," proposed in patriotic terms lby the chairman, was enlthusiastically honored. Mr. N. Car nic niext sang,." Asleep in the Deep." This was well received, as was also "'Two Eyes of Grey," byIMr. Rendall Mir. Beg. Douglas then- proposed "The Church," dwellinig briefly on the relationship between the Church and football clubs and similar bodies. The Rev. Joyee responded. A duet, "Anuchored," by Mlessrs. C. Trewavis and l~. Matters, was nicely rendered. Then came on e of the pirincipal toasts of the ? ning--" 'Football and the Pro3 testanit C hiurches' Association."--This was l?olio.ed .by Mr....
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYINGG:- That the Port C.C. deserve to be competing in the higher grade. That this opinion was expressed by nmany good judges at Glenferrie ofn Saturday. That I-I. Brereton's 103 was a won derfully fiune exposition of powerful dri\ving and hitting all round the wicket. That.attendances at the A.N.A. meetings are falling off. That Mr. Allison blamed mixed bathing for the small numbers at Tuesday night's gathering. That Mr. Abercrombie of the Met ropolitan Committee, told the mem bhers non-attendance was a world wide complaint. That he said the only things that seemed to attract the people now aday. were the divided skirt and mixed bathing. That Graham-street Wesley's F.C. annual gathering was most enjoyable. That the speakers to the toasts were all in capital form, particularly Mr. Rendall. That his assumption of the-role of a girl when replying for "The Ladies" caused roars of laughter, his refer ence to "us girls" being a great joke. SThat Port Melbourne haS- a plrain o...
OUR OWN BATTALION. Hobson's Bay Senior Cadets. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
SOUR OWN BATTALION. Hobson's Bay Senior Cadets. The local cadet battalion marched tic Albert Park to take part in the re view anid inspection by General Sir lan Hamilton, K.C.B., Inspector-General Overseas Forces, which took place on Saturday, March 14th. The cadets were closely inspected by the general, who rode round anti through the bat talion, asking questions, and nio,t miss ing anything. After mnarching past the Ilnspcctor General, the battalions moved off in order of priority to their respective areas, the local battalion arriving at the drill room at 5.15 pi.m. CPonsider nlug the good work done and their tiring dlay the Area Officer, Capt. Derricl! dis missed the paradle before 5.30, although they were supposed to drill till six o'clock, the cadets thus getting away more than half an hour before time. Improvement in Discipline. It is interesting to note the great improvement in the discipline and work of this battalion; and, as this class of parade, .not to mnention the miar...