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CADET MATTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
CADET MATTERS. A board, consisting of Captain Der rick, area officer, and Captains Tomlin son and Phelan, will inquire into the circumstances surrounding the recent accident to Cadet Sharp next Wednes day evening at 7.30. Witnesses of the occurrence are invited to attend. This afternoon at 3 p.m., D., E and G. Coys. will parade with the band, and on Wed nesday at 8 p.m. G Coy. will be on sim ilar duty. This will be the last parade until after the Easter holidays. At the request of a number of the radots, it is proposed to hold a volun tary camp at Easter, subject to per mission being obtained from head quar ters. Information may be obtained from Lieutenant Smith this afternoon in the drill-room.
CRICKET. Silver Stars v. Werribee. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
CRICKET. Silver Stars v. Werribee. This match, played at Werribee on Saturday last, resulted in a victory for Werribee by 20 juns on the first innings. Scores:-Weorribee 73 runs; Silver Stars 1st inuings, 53 runs; 2nd innings, 9 wickets for 135 runs. Batting.--W. Coxon, 17 and 23 n.o.; A. Dredge 11, and 44 n.o.; A. Harper 12; E. Mitchell, 18, and A. Ferguson, 13. Bowling.--W. Coxon, five wickets for 23 runs; A. Dredge, four for 26. Notes. W. Coxon both bowled and batted in splendid style, and was ably supported by A. Dredge. All. Long was a decided failure with the bat, but we are pleased to say that he had a good innings with the after noon tea. Who was it that was annoyed about the l.b.w. decision, surely not ;'Baldy." The match to-day is against Mulgrave C.C., and it promises to be a good one. The "Honourable Herbert" has kindly consented to patronise the motor drag.
THE LENTEN SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
THE LENTEN SEASON. Easter Monday is not due until April 13, this year. To many people the variability of the date of celebra tion of this peculiarly triumphal day in the Christian year is inexplicable. Why Easter should be approximately a fortnight later during one year than in another if it be an annual cele bration of a particular event is be yond their ken; but. truth to tell, few seem to bother themselves much about the question. It is an annual holiday, and is accepted assuch, with perhaps some far off, general recog nition of the significance of the oc casion. For such it may be as well to state that neither Easter Monday nor Christmas Day are historically accurate; they are merely chronolo gical approximations and must ne cessarily remain as such. And so it is that the period of Lenten obser vances varies from year to year. That they have varied in the manner with the accretion of centuries to the Christian era is as true as it is that a person may now whistle with im punity ...
HE FELL IN A TRAP. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
HE FELL IN A TRAP. A commercial traveller quietly came up to a stranger in a railway station just as .the train was about to start, and asked: "Are you going by this train?" "I am." "Havo you any luggage?" "No." "Well, my friend, youi might do mo a favour. I have two big trunks, and they always make me pay extra for them. You take oneo for me, it will cost you nothing, you see." "Yes, I see, but I haven't any ticket." 'iWhy, I thought you said you were going by this traia." "So I am. I'm one of tho railway inspectors " "Oh l" The extra was Daid.
Port I. O. R. v. Clifton Hill. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
Port I.O.HR. v. Clifton Hill. This watch was played on Bruns wick's ground. ' Scores: Clifton Hill, 105 and 101 Ports, 94, Ports having 113 to win. This match will be played to a finish, when' Ports hope to wiii 'with a bit "of :'luek.' Bowling: C. Fento~n, 4 for 4S and :5 for 31;, J. Smith, 5,fori 16,anid.1 for 2, C. Lusch 5 for 39. ;Bat 'ting?'iC. .Lusch 26, W. Secombo 25;, Thruling 12; C0 Fenton 6 not out. The lady supporters" attended' ii large numbers last Saturday. The boys- are in for a treat if :they win to-day. If successful to-day Ports will play Bruns wick off for premiership next Satirdsily.
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 April 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING:- That Montague residents intend presenting Sergeant Sims, who has been transferred to Port Melbourne, with a mark of respect for good ser vices. That Chief Commissioner Sains bury has given his consent to the pre sentation being made. That it is a high mark of apprecia tion to a police officer when residents concern themselves on his behalf after' departure. That Mat. Conniff, the Labor Party's secretary, is doing casual work at the "Argus," as proof reader. That we join wishes in hoping that the position will become permanent and improve. That Mat. will then be able to ap ply the education he attained after a long course at St. Patrick's College. That the electric light/failure last Friday night created some humorous. situations. That at local club room a very in teresting hand at cards, in which a fair stake was in'volved, was upset through the darkness that followed. , That at some hotels, where numer ous men were drinking and playing at games, the position was...
ALLEGED THEATRICAL COMBINE (To the Editor, "The Standard") [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
ALLEGED THEATRICAL COMBINE (To the Editor, "The Standard") Sir,--The remark which Miss Adla Reeve seems to have dropped to the interviewer in somewhat resentful tone as to a theatrical combine existing iin Australia gives rise to solle reflection on the part of the working man. Grsat ed that we are a pleasure:loving people as a rather unpalatable promise, but: granting it all the samne for the sake of argument.--ls that any reason why we should be exploited? Now I do not say that there is a theatrical comnbine aud I do inot say there is not; all I have to say is that we workers are a pretty gullible erowd in somne respects. What keeps the theatres going, if not the gal leryites, and what constitutes the gal leryites if niot the workers? For my own part l'mi getting full up of these fancy charges whenever a bright par ticular star visits us. It's no use say ing the extra "'bunco"' goes into the star's pocket; hie might get a small per contage of it. I think it is about tiime people s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
IT HAS NO EQUAL. "'I hail cramping pa'in. in the sto mach and nothing gave mI ease,"' says 1irs. A. Jones, Mailln-road, Mt. Clear, Vie. "'As a nulnber of ily 1custollller. swear by Chalmberlain's Colic and Diarr hoea Remedy T thought I would give it a trial and .[ got relief after the first dlose. I think there is nIothing equal to Chamberlain s Colil and Diarr hoca Remnedy for pains in the stomachh.' Sold lr E. Psirsons. Grocer, Bay-street. RECOMMENDS THEM TO HIS CUSTOMERS. "Fori so0me timll [ siifferel with iundi gestion caused by disordered liver and stomach,"' says 'Ir. G. 3. TIarvey, Gypsum Street, bailway Town, Broken Hill, N.S.W. "The only thing that gave me relief was Chamblerlain 's Tab lots aild I consider them unequal for disorders of the liver Ilnd stomach. stock themi in isy shop and recommend them to all of my customers; in fact, 1 cannot speak too highly of Chamber lain's Tablets." Sold by E. Parsons, Grocer, Bay-street. HACKING COUGH. 'For about two years my son Erie...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Holy Trinity G.F.S. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS.': Holy Trinity G.F.S. The annual meeting of the G.F.S. was held in the Parish Hall on Wed nesday evening, 1st inst., the Rev. W. hMcKieopresiding over a fair at tendance of members. It was ar ranged to hold these meetings on al ternate Mlondays, commencing oni 20th inst., when a syllabus is to be drawn up for the ensuing year. MIrs McKie was unanimously elected pre sident; Mrs. Crowl, vice-president; Miss Harrop, hon. treasurer; Miss R. L. Rendall, hon. secretary.
WHAT HE WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
WHAT HE WANTED. A genial-looking gentlemaan wanted an empty bottle in which to mix a so (ution, and went to a chemist's to purchase one. Selecting one that ans his purpose he asked the shop man how much it would cost. "Well," was the reply, "if you want the empty bottle it will be a penny, but if you want anything in it you csa have it for nothing." "Sure. that's fair," said the cus tomner; "put in a cork."
LOCAL A.N.A. A Heated Interchange. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
LOCAL A.N.A. A Heated Interchange. The qhestion as to whether dele gates to the anniual conference of the A.N.A. should or should not press the resolutions submitted by their particular branches at all hazards, formed the staple of an unscheduled debate-with more than a touch of acrimony in it-at the meeting of the local branch of the association on Tues.day evening. Mr. R. H. Gill,, in reporting as one of the branch's delegates at the re cent conferenee. said a good many members would, doubtless, be sur p)rised at noting that he and Mr. Higgins. his co-delegate, saw fit to withdraw the branch's motion in favor of re-establishing the art union. The reasons were manifest, and unmder the circumstances there was nothing elseto be done. A good deal of the ar gument in favor of the art union was removed by the Board stating in the report that they would be responsible for the greater part of the loss*in connectiou with the educational ex hibition. It was fbund that there were at least fo...
WHAT PUZZLED HER. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
WHAT PUZZLED HER. SThe little city girl stood watching tile "hand" on the farm milking the cow. "Think you could do it?" asked the hand." "I think so," replied Miss City. 1"I could do the milking, I think, but when you want to stop milking how do you turn it off?"
HOBSON BAY SENIORS. Our Own Battalion. Deficiencies In Drill. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
HOBSON BAY SENIORS. - Our. Own Battalion. Deficiencies In Drill. In order that cadets who have not complied with requirements as to drill attendance may be afforded an op portunity to do so, arrangements have been made for a series of weekly parades on Thursdays, be tween 10 a.m. and 12 noon. The first muster of this character will take place on April 16th. On Saturday last D, E, and G. Companies paraded at 3 p.m., and marched to ground on the Bend, where some useful work was chrried out riunder the officers of the respective companies, assisted by S.S.M. Vin cent. The following extracts from Bat talion Orders are noticed: Lieutenant A. L. Hudson of E Com paly is to be temporarily in charge of C. Company, South Melbourne. Promotions and Postings: Corporal Chapman to be Sergeant, F Company. SLance-Corporals Dusting,;:Carter, and Hart to be Corporals, posted to E Company. Cadet Scrivener to be Corporal, posted to D Company. Cadet T. Walsh to lie Lance-Cor poral, posted to D Company. C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
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FIRST OF APRIL FOOLING. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
FIRST OF APRIL FOOLING. A practical joke whichl provided a somewhat mischievous illustration of the kink of acquisitiveness in the :lv erage citizen was perpetrated in Port Melb6urne on the morning of the first of this month. A purse-a good. re spectable, solid-looking'one at tlhant- a comfortable old lady's purse, mi fact, was ingeniously nailed to the tram track near the town hall. It looked just such mi article as might have fallen from a passenger in a passing tram. Of course it was an All Fools'. Day joke, lbit.t the perpet rators were hidden from view; or were casually regarding tlhe contents behind shop windows; or dusting doorways, or otherwise guilelescly occupying themselves. But the story goes that a stout gentleman violeut ly beckoned the conductor to stop as the tram drew near the Town I-Hall. Aill his actions betokened the neces sity for the immediate tranisaction of urgent business. He disembarked, and retraced the journey. One might almost venture the assertion that ...
FACTS AND FANCIES. The Mammoth in France. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
FAOTS AND FANOIEBS. The Mammoth in France. An indication of the en6rmous ex tent of the earth's surface which was formerly inhabited by that col ossal ancestor of the elephant, the mammoth, is given by the discov ery in the region of the Landes, in South-WXestern France, of remains of one of these animals buried in blue clay underneath a heavy layer of sandy soil between six and seven feet in depth. The discovery was made about nine miles from Dax by workmen engaged in digging clay to make brick. As@is generally, known, the remains of the mam moth are abundant in Alaska and' Northern Sibet'ia. There they are often found almost intact in the frozen soil, but of the French spe cimen there remain only a jaw-bone, some teeth, and a number of other bones. Antiquity of Tobacco. "Le Tabac" informs us that tihe idea that tobacco has only been known in Europe since the discovery of America is incorrect. In fact the Medes and Persians, a long time before our era, smoked narghiles, as ancient ...
GOOD TEMPLARS. Mutual Help Lodge. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
GOOD TEMPLARS. Mutual Help Lodge. The Mutual .1Help Lodge held a pleasant meeting on Tuesday even ing ill the Lodge room. Graham Street, when Bros: Leonard and John Brown lee were ad;lmitted, on clearance card from Newcastle-on-Tyne, and re ceived a warm welcome from the memberi presenlt, Sister Gotz, C.T.. presiding. B13ro. D. Langley, in cele biltioll of his birthday, provided a prog'rramme of games, song and re citation anud a plentiful supply of fruit and refreshments. The mem bers joined in wishing him many happy year.c of life and service in the cause of Good Templary, by heartily singing "For he's a jolly good foellow."' Bro. Codling, the superin tendeit of the juvenile temple, re ported that at the meeting on Mon day evening over fifty members were present and seven new members were initiated: while a competition in sing ing and reciting was arranged by Bio. It. Rudden. An enjoyable pic nic of the combined Metropolitan Temples was held at the Back Beach, Williamstown. on Sat...
BAPTIST TEMPERANCE DEMONSTRATION. A Large Gathering. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
BAPTIST TEMPERANCE DEMONSTRATION. A Large Gathering. Under the auspices of the Ross Street Baptist Temperance Society a very successful concert was held ill the church on Monday, 6th inst., Rev. P. J., Masters presiding. De spite the threatening weather a large gathering congregated to witness the first annual temperance demonstra tion. Preparations were well in hand, and a goold evening's entertainmeint was assured. A regrettable feature of the evening was the absence of Mr. J. ,McLissock,. who was to have takein a prominent part in the enter tuinment, but a family bereavement intervened. However, a lengthy pro arammie of items of an amusing char acter was rendered to an enthusi a.tii* undience. The soloists for the cvening held the audience well. Miss IPocott, of Clifton Hill. received an ovation on rising to respond. The "Musical Band" rendered sweet music with several instruments and was greatly appreciated. uAn action song arranged by Miss M. Carter and Miss ('. Carse was an in...
CHURCH NEWS. Presbyterian. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
CHURCH NEWS. Presbyterian. The.Rev. J. D. Landels, who has been laid asido with a severe attack ot-influenza, will rd'-becucnpy his pul pit, after a rest, on Sundtay, April 19th. last Sunday tile pulpit was very effectively occupied by Mr. F. Payne from Williamstown. On Sunday, April 12, the Rev. R.. Vance, MI.A., will preach. The week-nig]ht serviecs have been taken by Mr. J. Brown, one of the elders of the congregation. In connection with the Jubilee re nowvation scheme, the :amount p'ro mised andl in hand to date has reached the splendid sum olf £(168, and there is more to follow. Tenders are iow. being invited in order that as early as possible the work mny be effected and ready for ) Ilhe Jubilee to be observed on the fiftieth amniversary of the induction by lhe first minister, the late Rev. J. WV. Inhlis, which took plache on August 23rd. 1 864.