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ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
'II: iLECTRIC SPARKS. An enjoyable motor-boat river trip and tea was held on Saturday to Hawthorn Tea Gardens, by the mem bers of the Mutual Help Lodge of the Good Templars. The Merry Makers make their first appearance as entertainers in the local Excelsior Hall on Monday night. An attractive progiamme is advertised. A euchre party and dance .in aid of the local stall at the Druids' Gala takes place in the Town Hall on Wed nesday next. On Monday a similar function is being held in the same place under the auspices of the local swimming club. It is expected that a sum of over £12 profit will be realised as a result of the entertainment held on Sunday. Marcih 15th, in aid of the local stall for the Druids' Gala. That is.good business. It shows that enterprisr pays. An invitation to visit Maldon dur ing the Easter holidays has been ac ..cepted by. the Port C.C.. Players or supporters of'the club who wish to enjoy the outing should communi cate with the secretary. It is cer tain to be a...
MIXED BATHING And the Divided Skirt. Young Men and A.N.A. Meetings. Interesting Comemnts at Local Branch. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 March 1914
MIXED BATHING And the Divided Skirt. Young Men and A.N.A. Meetings. Interesting Comemnts at Local Branch. The hot weather mitigated again t a large attendance at Tuesday night.s meeting of the local branch of the A.N.A. Mr. D. King occupied tlhe chair. After the usual reports had been given by delegates The chairman introduced Mr., R. Abererombie, on the staff of Prah raun State school, as a visitor from the Metropolitan Committee. Mr. Abercrombie, as an introduca tion to the "Spelling Bee," which was down on the syllabus for the night, gave an address in which he spoke of spelling, with special reference to the new or phonetic spelling. Mr. Gee. Allison was called on to move the vote of thanks to Mr Aber erombie. He s.an it-had been a most intermestihlg add l nmd he was onli s'orry there wei t more members present to have heard it and profited by it. To him it was a strange thing that they could not get larger at tendances at their meetings. They had over 500 on their books and yet...
ALLEGED UNLAWFUL NETTING. Fishermen Before Court. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
ALLEGED UNLAWFUL NETTING. Fishermen Before Court. - Two young men named James Lynich and Thomas Murphy were charged be fore the local court on Monday liast with having used a fishing not: within 100 yards 'of the Port Melbourne pier, on March 22. - Mr. A. E. Ennis, In spector of Fisheries, prosecuted, and de fendants were represented by M.-r.. J. Nolan. James Wilkinson, nivs .-agent and honorary inspetoi of :fisheries, stated that on Sunday, Mareh 22, he was on the Town Pier at about. 7.5 a ni. "l"He saw a. boat 'with: a:net in it on the right hand' side of -the pier. It was turned .round '.and came within 60 feet of i the 'pier. - Witness called out, 'f You are coming pretty close in," 'and a :person in the boat said; Go 'on!' .Williamii Beaimer,,builder, said he was on the pier iiear; the .rails at .the' time and saw both defendants; The one inr the boat was returniiig to the shore: If the boat- had conic closer: it would' have *touched 'the pier-master 's 'lihouse; James Lynch, l...
QUESTION OF BIAS. Alteration in Court. Mayor Refuses to Retire. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
QUESTION OF BIAS. Altercation in Court. -.Mayor Refuses-to Retire. Proceedings at the Port Melbourne police court on Thursday, April 2nd, were enlivened by an altercation be tween Mayor Page, J.P., and Mr. C. J. McFarlane on the question of magi sterial bias. Mr. McFarlane represented claimant in a money lending transaction, and again objected to the presence of the Mayor on the bench. Mr. Page said he did not intend to argue with Mr. Ic'Farlane any more; ho did not intend to retire. Mr. McFarlane said be took it that Mr. Page was responsible for the in. temperate letter that had appeared in "The Standard." If anything were wanted to show straight-out bias that letter furnished the necessary proof. There was not the slightest doubt but that Mr. Page had no affection for moneylenders. Steps would be taken and he hoped at Mr. Page's expense to make him realise what his position was. 'Mr. Page: You may protest. I have no intention to retire. Mr. Armstrong, J.P., remarked that the atmos...
A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
A.N.A. The Japanese manner of wrestling known as Ju-Jitsu, will form an inte resting item at the next meeting of tho local A.N:A. An exhibition of the art will be given by Mr. L. Spain (a inomber of the branc?l) and pupils. •No, bones will be broken, but specta tors will perceive how easily they might be by the apparently guileless methods of the Japs.
SMALL BACK YARDS. Cry For Children's Playgrounds. Deputation to Council. Co-operation Promised. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
SMALL BACK YARDS. Cry For Children's Playgrounds. Deputation to Council. Co-operation Promised. The amusement of the child-the healthful, disciplined amusement of the child-was the quest of an influ ential deputation that waited upon the Port Melbourne town council on Tuesday evening. The IIon. Alfred Deakin introduced the party, which was representative of the Guild of Play-an organisation whose name describes its objective. Its execu tive officers include the Lady Mayor ess, Mrs. D. V. Hennessy, president; Mrs. Herbert Brookes; Mrs. II. Har per, and many other well-known names in philanthropic circles. Miss M. Murray, Treasurer of the Guild, stated that the organisation planned to organise free play for children when out of school, and was most necessary for the proper devel opment of child life. Children should be kept off the streets; free play and the serious conditions of labor should be trained towards each other as natural and wholesome reactions. It was thought wise that ea...
Bradley's Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
: radley's Pictures. :°The star pictures iat Bradley's picturies in the town hall during the week-end are of a specially attrac t.ive character. "The Fallen Idol" and the "Gunmaker of Moscow" are leading dramas for Saturday, while on Sunday, the chief film is "Within the Enemy's Lines."
WHERE IS IT? Council's Land for Workmen's Home. Mr. J. D. Brown Criticised. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
WHERE IS IT? Council's Land for Workmen's Home. Mr. J. D. Brown Criticised. The Minister of Railways (Mr. J. D. Brown) came in for some criti cism at the meeting of the Port Mel bourne. Council, on Tuesday, March 31: .:Cr. Smith drewr' atteution to. t: report in, the daily, press in wliech Ir.: ' Brown' .wa s `said' to ha?c .de clared''thait Parlihinm t: hid enacted a meiie isre: last sesionii to permit miniiipalities to boi?oiwimioney. to erect dw?llings. for.voirloinen, but that he ,had: i ot lieurid:-of an?y exercise of the. privilnge, although Port Mel iouriei _ and Riichmfiond should avail tliei?selv'es 0o1f it, ,t they had any oiiui ofit f1 iiid-flav'ailableb for ,uch The staeiteinentas~iiintiiue as far as Poit? oiurne i &oic??icerned, con tunted? Cr. Smit iinad' oiight to rc cei-e. :a public" deniai .::f: r. Brown were well iiufori?ed: lie wouild know that tiiieiamid agaign they hadl'tried to get. the Go'ernmeiint t do somcthing i ritith :ini amei of land' iin'. oider...
C.E.M.S., PORT MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
C.E.M.S., PORT MELBOURNE. Holy Trinity branch of the C.E.M.S. held a successful meeting in the parish hall last Monday evening. There was a fair attendance of members. The idea was that the new vicar (Re\-. W. McKie) should meet as many men of -the parish as possible. During the evening the vicar screened some very fine views of Japan, depicting the famous beauty spots, and illustrating some of the habits and industries of the Japanese. Subsequently the vicar had a chat with the men. It was unanimously decided to hold. similar evenings every month. The late of meeting will be advertised in the "Standard," and all adherents of the Anglican Church (whether members of the C.E.M.S. or not) will be cordially welcomed. A meeting of the federated branches of the C.E.M.S. (South ,Mel bourne group) will be held in St. Bar nabas' school hall on Tuesday evening next, April 7th, at 8.30. All men are invited to be present. Members of the Holy Trinity branch will meet out side the parish hall at ...
LABOR PARTY. Balance Sheet. Home Rule Political Review. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
LABOR PARTY. Balance Sheet. Home Rule Political Review. On Monday evening the fortnightly meetine of the local branch of the P.L.C. was held in the Town Hall supper room, President Tucker occu pying the chair. Public representa tives present were Messrs. Geo. Sangster. M.L.A.., J. Mathews, M.tI.R., the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page), and Crs. Owen. Sinclair, and J. L. Murphy( S. Melb.). General Business. The secretary, Mr. M. Conniff, for warded an apology, and stated that he would be unable to attend until after Easter. Messrs. Bell, Conniff, and Tucker were appointed as delegates to at tend a conference for the purpose of selecting representatives for the Federal elections and Melbourno Ports seat. Balance Sheet. The balance sheet, showing re ceipts totalling £25/7/11, and expen diture £20/8/6, leaving a credit,bal ance of £4/19/5 to the branch funds, was adopted on the motion of Cr. Sinclair, seconded by Mr. R. Scott. The report stated that the branch was not in such a flourishing condi ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
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ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. The Editorship of the "Standard" will in future be under the control of Mr. P. A. Manton. Club members and supporters are notified that in connection with the Easter trip to Maldon, the train leaves Melbourne at 5.16 p.m. on Thursday, and that there is no later train. A good team has entered the, lists, and will doubtless uphold the club's reputation. The training ship, "Pioneer," which has been anchored in the bay for some days, drew alongside the Town Pier on Tuesday. The old craft has been on a somen-hat extended cruise with the Australian handy man- in the making-and would be none the worse for a coat of paint. The cap tain and officers are to be congratu lated on the appearance of the crew. Port Melbourne C.C. have an unique record for the six seasons of sub district cricket.. The club has won the premiership on four occasions, been runners-up once, and were third at the end of another season. The --Br?u?iClcers were vanquished last Saturday, and the victors re...
INDECENT BEHAVIOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
INDECENT BEHAVIOUR;. 'Ellen Goodw in and. Albert. Norman were .brought i before. the -Pobit'. Mel bourne coirt: on. Monday last on a chaigc of indecenit ibehaviouri on 28thl inst. Evideneo wris given by Constable Seiiitt; and. accused ::.eres . each fined £3;. ii efault; 20 days' imprisonment.
Port Melbourne Railway United. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
Port Melbourne Railway United. A friendly game was played between this junior team and Williamstown on the ground of the latter on Saturday. The visitors were beated, scores being as follow:-Williamstown, 8-10; Port 'Melbourne, 5-9. Players are re quested to assemble on the Albert ground, St. Kilda Road, not later than 2.50 p.m. to-day, on the occasion of the match with Melbourne. The Ross Street Baptist's club will play Wesley to-day, and players will assemble at the rear of the school in Graham Street.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
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CRICKET. Port Melbourne's Proud Position. Premiers Again. Fourth Time in Six Seasons. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
CRICKET. Port Melbourne's Proud Position. Premiers Again.' Fourth Time in Six Seasons. Does the Port Melbourne team de serve promotion to a higher grade i The question is almost superfluous in view of its performances. For three years in succession and for the fourth time in the Association's six years of exis tence the club has, through sheer merit, carried off the palnm. The club suffered but one defeat dur ing the past season, the victors being the Williamstown combination. Here are.the figures:-M-atches played, 12; won, 11; lost, 1; wickets lost, 141; taken, 198; runs scored, 3363; runs against, 2226; average per wicket, 23.85 for and 11.24 against. On seven oc casions the club scored upwards of 200 runs in an innings, and only twice did an opposing team approach the double century, viz., 193 and 196. Notwithstanding the previous day's nlemorable downpour the wicket at Glenferrie was playable when Port Mel bourne and Brunswick met for the finish of the concluding match of the se...