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FREE KINDERGARTEN MOVEMENT. Creche At Port Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
FREE KINDERGARTEN MOVE MENT. Creche At Port Melbourne. There was a large attendance oh ladie, mnd gelltlemen in the IMayor's room at the Town Hall olfi Saturda. last illn firthlerallce of a movement to provide 'a creche aild kindergarten at Port Melbourne. Thile Mayoress (Mr's. Page) presided 1and speeches, which emph)lasised the need of such all institute in thle muilicipality, were made by Messrs.. Alfred Deakin. and F. T. Derlham.n A motion to thile ef feet tlhat olle be establishied here was carried (11mlilllOlSly, . anld the fol. lowing were appointed offiee-bearers in furthleralnce of thile movement: Presidelnt:-- Mrs. F. T'. Derham; Vice-Presidelit, Mrs. Glen. A Knight; Hion. Secretary. Miss E. H. Simons; lon. Trelsltl'er, Is. R. L. Rosen field.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
PORT SELBOOBBE PICTU BE TH EATRE, CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN EVERY EVENIN.G SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMIVIES at 8 o'clock, Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRISS CIRCLE - - ls. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE WEEK NIGHTS and MATINEES (Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Matinee, 2.30. STAR FILMS for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: The Crooked Pa~h AND The Ecapeof dim ootan. STAR FILMS Sfor Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: Guy lYlannering. AND WhboKilled Olga Gareua? To be screened during the week: SDramas: THE SENTIMENTAL SISTER. THE HEART OF THE LAW. CHILD STEALERS OF PARIS. NORTHERN HEARTS. HEARTS AND HOOFS. Comedies: HIS OLD-FASHIONED DAD. WHAT THE WILD WAVES DID. BALDY BELNONT WANTS A WIFE CUPID MAKES A BULL'S-EYE. Scenic & Interest 3MPRESSIONS OF JAPAN. MAKING CROCKERY. ECLAIR JOURNAL. WARWICK CHRONICLE. Completie Change of Programme, Monday & Thursday. Coming Next Week Two Big Attractions Amid Raging BeasEts. ALONE WITH ?'TH DE'cr?l. j ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
GET QUOTATIONSFOR EVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL FROM . r J. E. EARL, SBay-street, Port ]Melb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. BUPN S .,. CASH GRQOCERS, :-: -Wine and Spirit Merchatits,. s Are renowned for High-Class Goods at Lowest Possible Prices. OBSERVE THE ADDRESSES AND MAKE A POINT OF CALLING. WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY. -219 BAY STREET (Telephone 1880). 401 BAY STREET. BRIDGE & ROSS STREETS (Tel. 7490). PORT MELBOURNE. BOUNDARY & BUCKHURST STS. SOUTH iMELBOURNE. .Choice and Fresh Butter and Dairy Produce a Specialty. Something about the CGlare Castle Hotel, Corner of GRAHAM and ROSS STREETS, Port Melbourne, FRED. DALCIARNO, Licensee, ABBOTSFORD AND CARLTON ALES. SBEST BRANDS OF WINES, SPIRITS AND CIGARS. E-TGLISH .LE ON DRAUGHTI. g .. Allcock's Standard Billiard Table. S-OLD AND NEW FRIENDS WELCOMED. L. i. . LLNND, LICENSED SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Bell Hanger. ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS AND REPAIRS to Sanitary Work a Speciaty Jobbi...
CRICKET. The Senior Club. Averages for Season, 1913-14. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
CRICKET. The Senior Club. Averages for Season, 1913-!4. .itp;:ided ar? the batting and bo~-. ing averages of the firsut and second elevens of the P.M.C.C. for the suc cessful season just concluded: BATTING AVERAGES. First Eleven. LI. E. Brereton. 14 - 621 132 44.35 J. McColl . . . 13 4 368 "108 40.88 H. Taylor .... 13 3330 76 33.00 A. RIademacher . 14 '- 358 118 25.57 A. Janiieson . 12 - 288 81 24.00 G. St. John . . 14- - 313 56 22.35 Il. Mtoss ..... 4 1 64 40 21.33 S. Anderson .. 14 2 253 72 21.08 B. McColl . . . 11 5 113 32 18.83 D. McColl .... 14 3 182 38 16.54 E. Jones .... 14 1 210 51 16.15 F. Willmhnott . .. 10-- 148 65 14.80 Second Eleven. E. iloban . . . . .7 4 152 "38 50.66 H. Moss ..... 11 1 280 *106 28.00 G. Schaefer . . 13 2 288 83 26.18 V. Bond . . . . 2 - 49 41 24.50 J. Craig.. . . 15- 4 188 *31 18.80 A. Walsh .... 4- 74 55 18.50 B. IIodgetts . . 17 1 269 47 16.81 V. Smith .... 14 - 226 45 16.14 J.. O'Brien ... 3 - 47 35 15.66 B. Hair .. . 15 -222 52 14.80 J. Tate .......
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
EL:.I-rZTrICe SPARKS. A. hopeful tone As to the eventual consumption Of the Port Melbourne Council's retailed supply of electricity by con sumers is. maintained by Mr. Win -wood, superviser. When questioned recently iMr. Win wood stated that he had ten rather important connections to make. and that there were "more to follow.' In view of all the circumstances there can be no doubt but that the scheme will eventually prove remu nerative to the Council. Residents will be pleased to note that the tide has turned at lat. and that the day load now exceed-s the night load. It is stated that a scheme is being matured by MIr. Winwood for auto matically switching street lights on between 5 and 7 a.m. during the win ter months. 'The idea has much to commend it; but it would mean -addi tional outlay on duplicate switching apparatus, and some people think it would be better to bide a wee until the Council can show a profit. Jiu Jitsu would be an effective way Sof settliig some of the heated dis...
THE EXCEPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
-. THE EXCEPTION. It was married men's night at the revival meeting. "'Let all you husbands who have trouble on your mind stand up l" shouted the emotional preacher at the height of his spasm. Tistahtly every man in the church rose to his feet except one. "AhI" exclaimed the preacher, peer ing out at this lone sitter, who occupied a chair near the doore apart from the others, "you are one in a million." "It ain't that," piped back this one helplessly, as the rest of the congre gation turned to gaze suspioiously at him. "I can't get up--T'm paraly zed."
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: That Town Clerk A. V. IHeath's . holiday came at the end of a strenu Sous yehr, and That he must have had a rather severe time within the past twelve months. That considerable worry is iun avoidable to the official mind when a change to electricity is made in the lighting of a township. That Cr. Crichton's rejoinder at the last meeting of the Council to Cr. Gill was justified when he declared That electric lighting ihad not been given a fair chance in the town yet, uAnd that the committee expect to do better things, because it was only during Mareh that the day load had become equal to the night load. That half-a-crown in the poor box is too light a penalty for a Sunday "drunk," and he should be made to contribute more for the "luxury. That the movement to obtain play grounds for children is a good one. That the Council showed wisdom in lending a sympathetic ear to a recent deputation. That somerthing definite should Ibe the outcome of co-operationl with the Guild...
New Boot Shop. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
New Boot Shop. An acquisition to the boot-vending cstalblishinents of Port Melbourne is the double-windowed shop in Bay-street which has IeCi olpenied by MIr. C. G. Porritt. The wilndows have been fitted up with an excellent variety of stock at very reasonable lprices. In this re gard M-r. Porritt ulndertakes to supply the requirements of the elegant well to-do, cheap and serviceable styles for everybody and lines of high-grade quality at low-grade prices. The inte rior of the shop has been thoughtfully appointed; there is absolute priyae3y for. lady purchasers, and mere men have thie privilege of a trying-on apartment all to themselves, also. Civility and kindly consideration are guaranteed.
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. Armstrong—Francis. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. Armstrong--Francis. A very pretty wedding took place at Christ Church, Brunswick, on March 14th, when Miss Ethel Fran cis, daughter of Mr. Fred G. Francis (Musician), was married to Mlr. Winm. Armstrong. of Middle Patrk. the Rev. Barley Sharp olficiating. The bride -t was daintily gowned in white merve with panel of broche and chiffon trimmings, veil and orange blossoms, and carried an elegant shower bou quet. The bridesmaids. Miss Alice M1el ville and Miss Avis Francis, wore embroidered muslin, with mob-eaps. and carried bouquets of red chrysan themums with -treamers to match. The groomsmen were Mr. Vernie Couttie and Master Geo. Thompson. The church was prettily decorated, and "The Wedding March" was ren dered by iMr. Fred G. Francis. who presided at the organ. The reception was held at No. 43 Blair Street. More land, when about fifty guests as sembled and spent :a very enjoyable time:.
Shop Broken Into. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
Shop Broken Into. The premises occupied by Mr. CG. W. Adams in Bay Street: as a cake shop \vere entered sometime between Saturday- evening n nd Monday moli ilg, and cash ill the smlu of 10/ was stolki from the till. Miss Eileen Carson, who has chlar'e of the shop., statts, that she left the place se curely fastened oion Saturday at clos ing time, but that on retuning to business on Monday .lie found that a patlle of glass had beel remnoveid fL'rom the door leading into a short pass age that runs to the rear of the place. The glass had been carefully removed and the aperture left was quite large enough-to permit a lad to pass through iito the shlop. Ex-. aminatioi showed that the contenis of the till (10/) had been abstracted, but that-curiously enough-none of the cake had been stolen. The im piression of dirty hiigers on the wood work surrounding tie window are an doubtedly those of children, alnd lthe fact that the cake was left intact is all the more remarkable; unless it be assum...
Silver Stars v. Mulgrave. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
Silver Stars v. Mulgrave. - This inatchi took place at Mulgra]ve and iresulted in a win for the Stars by-tO4 runs onl the first innings. The scores were: Maulgrave, !I runs; Silver Stars, first innings. 7 wickets tor 131 runs. Thlose promiinent withf the bat were A. 3. la rper, 51 r1uns; 7. Dixon, 30; R. Lon', 19; und J. Turnert, 14. J. Paton took six wicket? rfl 35 runs, W. Coxon one fo'o38; and J. T'Inecr two for i, "Longfeliyw" batted well, anld hiS iunls w g?re thie outcon1e of faultlesg N '. Paton, who secured six wickets for 35 riums, has also obtained the best Ihowliig mlvera .'ge t'Ei tihe seasonl. Willie cave a wretched delislyf., lald was very fortmunate in maiking 30 'T'le mnatchf was the last'; of the season, and it' reg Irettitable that therie was such mi p'evalecIICCe of' "Eas ter Ducks." Long anld Ernic were thie chiefl' scers in thiif delpartmenlt.
BRADLEY'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
BRADLEY'S PICTURES. Bradley's Pictures on Saturdal next will comprise a highly interest ing series of films and will deal with such subjects as the exciting drams entitled "By- Whose Hand;" :a comie series ldealing with a tomboy race, Boarders and Bombs. A Boy Wanted. and the intensely funny screen en titled "Her Sister's Kids." The an ties of these youngsters at the ex pense of the injle, who is a medlical practitioner, must be seen to be ap plreciated. "Brotlhers at Wa'r" is the star item for Sunday. and another drama of albsorlling interest will bŽ that entitled ''Peggy's Invitation." Comic relief on Sundav will include the reeling, off of such films as the Joys of a Jealous Wife. Sea Baths at Home, etc.
North Ports' Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
North Ports' Cricket Club. The following are the averages for the season 1913-1914: B.TTING AVERAGES. a a is! -lM..Patornost6 : ... 13 4157 0 178 35.153 M. S. Paternoster 2 48 0 29 24. V. Boid . . . . 10 114 4 *45 19.0 J. O'Brien . . . 9 124 0 41 13.777 H.Paternoster . . 9 72 2 24 10.285 V. Uniacke . . . . 5 38 1 12 9.5 J. Woods . . . 10 92 0 29 9.2 C. Ross. .. . 2 17 0 17 8.5 G. Keyhoe . . . 9 71 1 38 8.875 T. Hughes. . . . 11 89 1 19 8.9 A. Hutchinson . . 1 8 0S 8 8.0 E. Keyhoe . . . 14 99 0 35 7.714 T. Lewis . . . 14 78 3.,17 7.999 V. Gilbert . . . 4 27 0 18 6.75 E. Collins . . . . 4 20 1 9 6.666 R. Cumberledlgo . 8 48 0 18 6.0 B. Merrick . . . . 4 20 0 19 5.0 J. Edwards . . . 1 5 0 5 5.0 A. .-'Kenzic . . 3 10 0 10 3.333 J. Bowden .... 6 140 4 2.333' G. Green . . . 5 82 *7 2.666 J. Palmer . . 3 3 2 3 3.0 T. Lacey . . . . 3 6 0 6 2.0 ,. Chapman . .. 10 15 1 7 1.666 E. Ewart..... 2 6 2 *4 - BOWLING AVERAGES: rn R. Merrick .... 48 26 5 5.2 A. M'Kenzie . . 70 38 4 9.5 T. Hughes . . ....
WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION. Port Melbourne Branch. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
°WOIMEN'S ASSOCIATION. Port Melbourne Branch. The first meeting for April of the local branch of the A.W.A. was held in the Dispensary Hall last Wednes day. Miss Hodges (Vice-president) occupied the chair in the absence of the President (Mrs. M. A. Porritt), who was suffering from indisposition. A cordial welcome was extended to a visitor in the person of Miss Bar low, Vice-presihent of thle Albert Park branch of the association. Two new proposals for membership were received during the evening. The branch decided to hold a "Ladies' Novelty Night" jn the local Town Hall on May 6, and Miss Brookshaw re ported on her attendance at the meet ing of the Druid's Bazaar Committee. The syllabus items of the evening were much enjoyed. Tile prize for a "Memory Night," donated by Mrs. Eddy, was won by Mrs. Samson; and Miss Summers' presentation to the successful competitor in a quoit com petition . was carried off by Mrs. Birch. Leave of absence was ac corded the secretary--Mrs. Borow lkid-in ...
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. Some Attractive Films. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. Some Attractive Films. An attractive bill of fare has been provided for patrons !of the Poit Picture Theatre during Easter week. The star films for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday include "The Crooked Path"-a powerful drama with an obvious moral-and "ThIe escape of Jim Dolan," an intensely interesting film of about 200 feet. Lovers of Scott will be entered for on the re mnaining days of the week, when that fascinating romance "Guy Manner ing" will be depicted with faithful. completeness, and the beautiful high land scenery will be brought right to the doors of residents of Port Melboulrne, and will present to many, doubtless, glimpses of the land o' cakes which they had lost all hope of seeing again. Another fine film for the latter half of the week will be that entitled "Who Killed Olga C?arew." the dramatic unfolding of a story that grips the audience until the last few feet of the pictured sequenee of incidents is reeled off. Next week's sensations include a ...
Ports v. Hawthorn. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
Ports v. Hawthorn. On? Monday the season will be opened in real earnest. when the newly-admitted team to the Associa tion-Hawthorn-will try coniclusions with Ports, on the Port oval. The new team has a number of Ijrominent playvers in? -heir ianks, and a-? "~' . game should be witnessed.
Railway United Club. Match against Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
Railway: United Club. Match against Melbourne. The re:'±e.-.tive tallies in this match are very misleading, and are by no means a true reflex of differ ence inl form. As a matter of fact, the game in the firs: half was very even, and it was not until lemon time had been left behind that Melbourne began to forge ahead on their merits. The best players for the Railways were Fi. McKenzie, Laurie, Thomas (2). Bailey, Craven, McDonald, Moon, nuad Coombe. (in the first half), and A. MeKenzie. Mellzies, MIcCarthy, Ic~lurray. Riechardson, CIeeland, and Butler, in the second period of play. The final scores were: IMelbourne, 13 goals, 13 behinds. Railways.- 4 goals,. 9 behinds. The club plays St. Kilda to-day (Saturday) on the ground of the latter teanj.
A.N.A. AFFAIRS. More About the Art Union. An Unpleasant Episode. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
A.N:A. AFFAIRS. More About the Art Union. An Unpleasant Episode. "If the same failure attends Fete Day this. year," said Mr. R. H. Gill, in reporting as Conference Delegate at the meeting of the local branch of the A.N.A. on Tuesday evening, "there is no doubt about it' that the hostile country branches will be con vinced that it is absolutely essential to the well-being of their national day that the Art Union should be re established." Another matter dealt with, contin ued the delegate, was in connection with thlE electoral system, but that was ruled out of order by the Presi deut as being of a pdlitical party character. HIe could not see that it was any more a political party mat ter than previous questions that were discussed. Mir. :S. D. Higginis, the other dele gate of -the branch to the confer ence, in referring t6 the attitude of ,the central Board to the Art Union proposition;.: said in his opinion the writing was practically on the wall by the Board having established the ...
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. The Senior Club. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 April 1914
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. The Senior Club. Last Saturday the local senior footballers made a start for the sea son, when they engaged in a practice match with a combined team from the Port and South C.Y.M.S. A large number of players were anxious ta show their fitness or otherwise for a game in a senior team; in fact, there was such a large number that there could easily have been two teams chosen. The gamee, a initial match, was a Sfair display, and somrg?ood individual football ivas witziessed: The Seliiors were a bit too strding,, and won by a large margin of poinlts, the final score being 13.14 to 4.4. Amongst the new players who fre quently caught the eye wei? McCon ville (wing), Todd (half-back), Heat ley (following-a hard worker), and Faru'an. Several of last season's team are in great form, viz., Barfoot, Walton (who has improved greatly), Merrick, Franklin, Treglown, and Parr. A. Eason (coach) was very busy watclhing for stars, but never theles played well. The junias lhad a nlu...