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OUR HOUSING CONDITIONS. What Is The Council Doing? [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
OUR, HOUSING CONDITIONS. What Is The Council Dolng? The Labor party is predominant in the Port Melbourne Council. It is the avowed objective of that party to secure the greatest good for the greatest number; and no true demo (rat will find fault with it in that regard, although differences of opin ion as to method will obtain from time to time, and from measure to measure. That is inevitable; but taken as a whole the party cannot be divorced from a certain humani tarianism in its aims, even though it lay itself open at the same time to the opprobrious application of the term of Socialism. But, premising so much on behalf of the organisa tion, is it not well to inquire if it may expend greater effort in striv ing to attain something more of its own apparent ideal? A notice of motion, for instance, has been tabled by Cr. Russell for consideration by the counlcil. hayinhg as its basis the desiderated elaboration of a scheme "to provid?d for a:b?etter and morie systematic inspection of ...
CRICKET. H.A.C.B.S. Competition. Port Melbourne Wins Premiership. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
CRICKET. -6--~- H.A.C.B.S. Competition. Port Melbourne Wins Premiership. No wickets for 235 runs was the tally in.Port Melbourne's second in nings that constrained their oppon ents in the final-Brunswick-to cry "1Hold enough!" The match was play ed on the Royal Park on Saturday in the presence of a number of people. Brunswick won the toss and sent the visitors in to bat. Our own sea siders compiled-167. Brunswick re sponded with 126. Then F. O. Col lins and C. Uniacke entered into part nership, and the former hit up 140 while his companion contributed 83, and 13 sundries were added to the score. Then it was that Brunswick considered discretion the better part of valor and intimated as much to the Port MIelbourne combination dur ing the week. Ports played ten matchlies during the season, and won nine of them!
Ports v. Northcote. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
Ports v. Northcote. The second match of the season takes place to-day, when the locals will meet the improved Northcote, on the local ground. An interesting game is expected and there is sure to be a large attendance. Ports' team will be selected from the fol lowing--Anderson, Cleland, Cook, Deas, Johnson, Samson, Daly, Frank lin, Bull, I'Conville, Campbel, Mer rick, Marshall, Hayes, Todd, Treg lown, Walton, Carden, Barfoot, Steel, Workman, Bailey, Gilder, Howlett, Taylor.
Graham-street Wesleys' F.C. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
Graham-street Wesleys' F.C. To-day, the Wesleys will have their final trial run, against the local Bap tists, on the Wesleys' ground, near the rifle ranges. Training has been going ahead briskly, and the committee are hope ful of a successful season. Jack Evans, the sieedy little wingster, has again put in an appear ance, and Bob. Gordon will probably take his old place in the ruck. The. old favorite. "Dicky" Dodge, is also a certainty for his tried posi tion between the sticks, and the old "war-stained" guernsey of Will. Hayes will be seen on the field. The opening match against Howe Crescent,-on Saturday, 25th April, is being eagerly looked forward to, and players will do well to attend training in preparation therefor. A full muster of players is re quested for to-day, to make the match an interesting one.
SAND STEALERS DEALT WITH. Heavier Fines to Be Imposed. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
SAND STEALERS DEALT WITH. Heavier Fines to Be Imposed. "A ireat deal of .ad stealing is going on there." s?iid Conistable Wile kens to the local ellhcl oil Tlhunrsday. April 16. in brin.ing a c.ase. a? Crolwn ILmnds' Bailiff. before the court with regard to a charge of iliegally re io\'i-ll sanid from the Fisherme'as IBond on April I. Defendants in the ca-se w:eie Irothleri named Edwa-rd a ( Jiames Butler. Eridence was ii\'en in support of the charge by Constihble 'ilttchell. of Newport. who cl?n'ht de'feCindluts in the act of re mo\ailmc' the smllld. D)efendaits plended iuilty. '"We lihd partly decided to fine bou £5," sid Mayor Pa':ige., J.P. (Clair manll); "but considerimli tlhat it is tlIe first t ii oil he o blhieen here li id ldonl'it (l-iear to bie irofesssional sonid stillci-: , i\e will be leInieiit with moim. Youa will be liued £2, hilt. reucembuie. cext ttiiue it will bIe £5." I -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
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A. N. A. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
A. N. A. A "Ladies Nic~ht" will be held on I (Tuesday next. at thlie Dispenisry 1l[nl. Menllmers of tile Albert Park. South ?Telboi'urne "nd IPort Ibranches of the A.W.A. have been invited, and a g'ood eveniu' is expected. Local I nemlber. are1 reqlnestied to mnake a note of the event. and atciud ill force.
FOOTBALL. Opening of the 1914 Season. Ports (16.8) Beat Hawthorn 9.9). [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
FOOTBALL. Op~iiing of the 1914 Season. Ports (16.8) Beat Hawthorn 9.9). There was a fine attendance on Monday to witness the opening game of the season, between the locals and the newly-admitted Hawthorn. The match for the first half was well con tested, and some good football was shown. The locals, however, owing to longer experience, outplayed the visitors in the second half; but, nevertheless, some good individual football was shown. The local sup porters were greatly disappointed at the non-appearance of the coach, but hopes are entertained that he will appear in the Footscray match. The locals surprised a number of supporters by the splendid game they played, although they had had not too much training. With the addition of a couple of big followers, and a reliable forward, the team will take a lot of beating. M'Cenville, Cook, and Campbell were a- most usefulycentre line, and Walton and Carden followed well, whilst the rovers, Treglown and Barfoot, left nothing to be desired. ...
BRADLEY'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
BRADLEY'S PICTURES. Ilnterestinlg programmlles will be presented at Bradley's Picture Show on Saturday and Sunday. The star hilm for Saturday is the drama en titled "A Student of Prague." Other dramas include the stirring detective story of the "Mystery of a Dover Express," and (the "Secret (ode." Tlhe lighter side oft the progranmce has also been well catered for. Sunday'-' rhllus will include the iniiteniise drama entitled "A Broken Melody," and the side-sllitting comedy "Invisible IJk." lh.dmis,-ioni on Sunday will be by sil cir C0111.
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. Scatchard—Garvie Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. Scatchard-Garvie Wedding. - SA homely wedding took place at the residence of the bride's mother, 238 Nott Street, Port Melbourne, on Wednesday. April 8, at 7.30 p.m., Rev. J. D. Landells officiating. The happy couple were Mr. Charles Seat chard, fifth son of MIr. Seatchard of MIount Alexander Road, Essendon, and Miss Olive Keith Garvie. second danughter of Mrs. W. Garvie and the late Mr. W. Garvie of Maryborough (Queensland). The bride was given away by her elder brother, Mr. F. K. Garvie, and looked very pretty in her dress of cream cnllins silk, with sprays of orange blossom in hair and bodice. The bride was atteided by her sister, Miss Ethel Garvie, and the bridegroom by his brother Mr. Walter Seatchard. After the cere inony a reception and breakfast took place at the Temperance Hall, Nott Street. The guests were received by the bride's mother. The:usnual toasts yere honored, and an enjoyable time was , spent in dancing", songs,.games, 'cudi 'conjuriUic tu:n "iby...
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. Football again! Ports open auspiciously. Splendid win against Hawthorn on Monday. Members tickets are booming. Fresh supply available to-day. The game with Northeote on the local ground should attract a big crowd. Town Clerk Ileath is spemlding his well-earned holiday ,at Healesville, with Mrs. Heath. The Mayoress (Mrs. A. L: Page) has asked us to acknowledge receipt of £l, 1/ from M.rs. Heath in aid of the local stall at the Druids' Gala; People interested in horticulture will be pleased to note that Cr. Sin clair is convening a meeting at the MLayor's room on Thursday, May 14, for the purpose of forming a local Horticultural Society. An open invitation is issued to all who care to attend. Mrs. Page, Mayoress, has been asked to raise. £20 for the Institute for the Blind. H-Ier hands are full at the present time in connection withi the Port Melbourne stall at the Druids' Gala. Sfubsequentlv. how ever, there will probably be a Euchre Party on a big scale. The appeal ...
MISSIONS TO SEAMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
MISSIONS TO SEAMEN. The annual meeting in connection with the above will be held on Friday, April 24. at the Seamen's Institute. Australiaun ~Warf, when the chair will be taken by the Governor, Sir Arthur Stanley. Speeches will be de livered by the Hon. W. A. Watt (Pre micr), the Archbishop of Melbourne: Mfr. J. A. BoYd. M.P.; Mr. W. 21. McPherson, 31.L.A.; Mr. R. J. Alcock, J.P. and MJr. W. II. Swanton. A mus ical progralnmnle will be rendered dur ing the evening.
ABANDONED. Bright and Healthy Infant. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
ABANDONED. Bright and Healthy Infant. The crying of an infant in the lad ies' waiting room of the Port Mel bourne railway station attracted the attention of a young man named Her bert Carr at about 8.30 p.m. on April 11. He glanced into the room and saw a woman there and con eluded that the child was being eared for, but was merely fractious. But the crying. became so pity able a little while afterwards that he boldly entered the room and found a child about six weeks old lying on the sent, sobbing as if it at least had done nothing to deserve such cruel treatment; as indeed it hadn't. It was a sturdy looking little one, and withal intelligent. but Carr was not used to such situations. He endeavoured to pacify the child as best he might for a while, and then the thought occurred to him that the police knew how to deal with such contingencies better than he did. I-IHe accordingly went in search of a member of the orceo and eventually accosted Con stable Tope in Beech Street. The latt...
FIRE AT HARPER'S. Starch Drying Room Ablaze. A Holiday Outbreak. Good "Save" By Local Brigade. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
FIRE AT HARPER'S. Starch Drying Room Ablaze. A Holiday Outbreak. Good "Save" By Local Brigade. The prompt response to a call of fire and the intimate local knowledge of the Liardet Street brigade were doubtless the main factors in arrest ing the spread *of a fire that might have caused enormous damage at Messrs. R. Harper & Co.'s starch factory in Beach Street, at an early hour of Saturday morning last. The ontbreak was noticed by the night. watchmalunn in the drying room, and the alarm was given to the brigade at 4.44 a.m. Station officer J. White, Firemali Miadden and an auxi liary were on the scene within a few mniiutes and, having learned the ex act situation of the fire, quickly es tnblished "a hydrant connection in Beach Street and proceeded straight to the seat of the outbreak, a great 'oomn measuring approximately 110 ft. x 20 ft.; but it required about 600 feet of hose to get there. As practically no residents were using water at that time the pressure was excellent...
CONTINUATION CLASSES. Gratifying Local Response. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
CONTINUATION CLASSES. Gratifying Local Response. Tile course of free instruction ill the State schools for pupils over 14 years of age, who are desirous of equipping themselves to better ad vantage for the serious businesses of life.hlas been freely availed of in Port Melbourlne. The night school for girls is now an accomplished fact. The Department stipulated that no class should begin writh fewer than thirty pupils, but that at Nott Street conmmenced with a roll of forty-eight and there are indications of the nuin ber being increased. The Ioaster vacation will terminate on Tuesday next when the class will resume its studies. The boys term will reconm mIence on Monday eveningi. The hon orary secretary, MIrs. Middleton, is endeavouring to make arrangementls for the inauguration of a Domestic Art class, and states that girls de sirous of joiining may do.so by apply-, iung to Cr. Crichton, J.P., or her: self.
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
GOOD TEMPLARS. Next Tuesday evenuing tile secretary will rec:eive a welcolue home and pre senilt a report of her visit to thie In tersta te Coiferelnce at Adelaide. The eveni..'"s prog.iralnine will be "A Night with the ChieC 'Templar.' .. ? -,
EFFECT OF GOOD FRIDAY'S GALE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
EFFECT OF GOOD FRIDAY'S GALE. -4--e- Ocular demonstration of the force with which thie gale raged on Good Friday niight was presented in the thoroughfares of Port Melbourne on the following morning. Bay Street was so clean and wholesome looking that one mIighlt have assumed that a whole arnimy of sweepers had been at work and zealously removed every particle of dust. The little mounds of sand that are apt to collect on the tram track and the ordure of the gutterways had been seized in the clutch of !the rushing wind and ear ried away no one knew whither. The police court came in for quite nmis chievous attention on the part of the ,ale; the pane in one of the fanlights was shattered by the flying debris aniid will doubtless be repaired in the Government's good time-which is usually a long time also.
PORT MELBOURNE PICTURES. Amid Raging Beasts. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
PORT MIVELBOURNE PICTURES. ---0-~--- Amid Raging Beasts. An exceptionally attractive pro grammne has been prepared for patrons of the Port Theatre during the coming week. The bill of fare for Monday, Tuesday, and Weddesday includes the illms bearing the titles, "''The Mystery of a Diamond," and "Amid Raging Beasts."' The latter is a particularly thrilling picture, as the following re sumne will iudicate:-The scion of old Milbank, an Africander pioneer, who lives in the borderland, responds to a message front his fast-failing father, who has been incapacitated while pros pecting for mines far up in the moun tainland of the interior, and hastens to his rescue. He takes with him his wife and child; the preparation for their journey is simple, but substantial. They are accompanied by Nig, a faith ful black. Finding that Milbank has gone on ahead, evidently taking the map of the mines, now thoroughly armed, at the saine time having dis armed the camp, Blackmoor starts on the trail of Mil...
AN EPILEPTIC'S LAPSE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
AN EPILEPTIC'S LAPSE. The local bench took a sympathe tic view of a case on Thursday in which a youth named James Lewis was charged with having stolen a watch and chain, valued at £6/10./, from Win. Prest. The evidence, as adduced. by Sergeant Sims, showed that accused was an epileptic and that informant in the case had acted as ,his bondsman. Accused wa~s treated as a first offender and was sentenced to 14 days' gaol, but exe cution of such sentence was suspen ded on accused entering into a bond to be of good behaviour for six months.
PEOPLE ARE SAYING : [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 April 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: That vim is being imparted into some of the local A.N.A. .debateo lately. That delegates to annual confer onces do not always escape criticisin. That they will proceed to meetings with their "seconds" when delivering reports in future. That the demonstration of jiu jitsu wrestling at the last branch meeting of the A.N.A. was very in structive. That IMr. Spain proved to be a master of his subject. That its introduction would put a full stop punctuation mark on heated discussions. That, like the edibles of the pie men in Swanston Street, it would settle all arguments. That certain members of the branch are bestowing particular at tention on the "Jaw" hold That our Association football team opened the season brilliantly on Mbon day. That their victory over Hawthorn was no hollow one. That the Eastern Suburban combi nation, with the development of ag gressiveness, will have to be accoun ted with before the season is over. That Sergeant Sims will be enter tained at the...