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City Mission .v Fitzroy United. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
City Iission .v Fitzroy United. The match between the City Mis sions, Port Melbourne, and Fitzfoy Uni teds at Clifton Hill resulted in a win for the former. Scores: Missionus, 10-10; Fitzroy, 4-4. The goal-kickers for the Missions' team were--W. Lis ter (6), J. MeFarlane, W. Harris (2). G. IMowlan. The best players for the Port Combination were J. MeFarlane, P. Moore, E. and W. Lister, T. Most-lan, A. Boyd, and T. Ward. The two first mentioned were perhaps the best on the ground.
Howe Crescent (12-7); Graham Street (4-5). [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
Howe Crescent (12-7); Graham Street (4-5). Graham Street last Saturday opened the season on their own ground with a match against the Howe Crescent Con gregationals.. The pace and combina tion of the visitors were too much for the locals, and the match ended as above. JOTTINGS. Graham Street goal kickers were M. Derrick, S. Lewis, T. Quested, and B. D)avis. The Graham Street men were rather strange to one another last week, but will present a formidable front after a few matches together. Malcolm Derrick showed good form on the forward life, while S. D,,nach? (back), It. Davis (forward), It. Trevor row (roving) and A. King (wing) were srso prominent. heb Wesleys holpe to strengthen their ruck to-day with W. Hayes, last season.'s player, and P. Syn ott. To-day's match will be against St. Jude's Church of England, at Royal Park. Players and supporters are asked to catch the 2 o'clock train from Port Melbourne. Graham Street's team will be-- . Davis, IR. Dodge, M. Derrick, S. Donachy, ...
"TOO MUCH SLOBBER." Inappreciated Thanks. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
"?TOO MUCH SLOBBER." Inappreciated Thanks. A letter was received by the Port Melbourne Council on Tuesday even ing, from the Municipal Employes' Association, in which the council, and especially the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page) were thankled for the recent incre ment in the wages of the town's scav engers. Cr. Russell said he thought there was something in the letter that savoured of sharp practice. That council had carried a resolution long ago to pay union rates as far as their funds would allow them to go, and the resolution agreeing to the increase in question wais carried unanimously. He moved that a notification to this effect be forwarded to the Associa tion. Cr. Sinclair seconded. The Mayor: I am surprised that such a letter should come to the council. There is one name singled out- and that -is what I don't want. I think Cr.-Russell Was the mover of that 'motion, and Cr. Crichton the seconder. Cr. Morris: There is too much slob her about this. It is not necessary to the council. ...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
NOTES. H. Howlett had the distinction of being the best man on the local's side. His play greatly surprised the majority of supporters. His running with the ball was good, and his kicking has iim proved considerably. The next best on the side was W. Carden, who followed in quite his best form, and his play on the half-back line left nothing to be desired. W. _Barfoot, although suffering from an abscess, took his place in the team, but was not quite up to his usual stan dard, although at times he did good work. J. Bailey showed improvement on his first game, and promises to be most useful before the season advances very far. R. Cleland, who was not too well, was not up to his usual form, and "Curley" McConville had too big a task with Briese on the wing; the latter playing a brilliant game. Sid. Anderson made& his first appear ance, but was not in form although he made a couple of smart dashes. E. Merrick and P. ,Marshall worked hard on the forward line, and the for mer added...
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of "The Standard." [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of "The Standard." Dear Sir,-What has Port Mel bourhe done that it should be so ne glected at holiday time in the way of railway facilities to and from the city? T ain almost certain that there was not the slightest alteration in the time table on Monday last. and the result was confusion. Such a :scramble and rush I have nevei seen and the marvel is that no bones were broken. I ask again, What has Port Melbourne done? Is the place to be ignored because it is a working men's suburb? It is about time that we had a better show on holidays, just as the more "fashionable" suburbs have. Yours. etc., EIGHT 1HOlURS. Mrs. I)odds, President of the Rich mond Creche Society, was so over come when pleading the cause of the little children, before the Town Coun cil on Tuesday evening, that she coin pletely broke down and was unable to continue her remarks.
Railway United (7-10) beat Footscray Juniors (4-6). [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
Railway United (7-10) beat Foot scray Juniors (4-6). The match between the Port Mel bourne Railway United team and the Footseray Juniors was played on the local ground on Saturday and resulted in a win for the former. .The teams were as follow: Port \3.elbourne: Critch (e.), O'Brienu, Horsenail, iMoloney, Laidlaw, Menzies, Dalton, .McKenzie, Guthridge, McCar thy, Clelland, Harris, Thomas, Murray, Ough, Lowery, Condon. I'ootscray: Keleller, Stewart (2), HIughes (c.), Mc-Coniche, Hickey, Dav idson, Waters, Wilkinson, Greenwood, Wood, MCartlhy, Bradley, Harris, Wal ton, -M' Williams, Johnson, Dougherty. Field Umpire.-II. Pride. The goallickers for the Port team were':-Condon (3), Critch and Men zies. Amongst the best players were Laurie, Critch, Laidlaw, MclMurray, (U?thridge, Thomas, and Condo:l. The lack of followers of the Port team was commented on last Saturday. The match to-day is against the club's oll seaside rivals--Williamstown-' and a good game is expected. Several changes w...
"THE STANDARD" OPENS A FUND. Subscriptions Cordially Invited. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
"THE STANDARD""OPENS A . FUND. Subscriptions' Cordially Invited. Little comment is needed in sup port. of the powerful case. made out by the Port Melbourne Creche Com mittee, in its appeal to the local coun cil on Tuesday evening for the estab lishment of a creche in our midst. One is as necessary here as at Rich mond, Colliugwood, Fitzroy, oir South Melbourne; and in view of the per sonnel of our own council it is worthy. of note that the Creche Society at Richmond finds some of its most earnest supporters in Labor council lors, who, --by the way, are in the majority theie also. Unfortunately, our own council, if not in "a chronic state of impecuniosity," has a debit balance. that is not insignificant, and immediate practical assistance in this direction is positively out of the question; albeit the Mayori(Cr. A. L. Ptage) indubitably voiced the opinion of the council as a whole when he said they recognised that the cause was. a good one. The attitude of the. Labor Party was perhap...
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Graham Street Methodists. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 May 1914
SARIOUND THE CHURCHES. Graham Street Methodists. Diamond jubilee services will be observed at the Graham-street Meth odist Church, on Sunday next. The preachers will be Rev, A. M'Callum, at 11 a.m.; Rev. E. Nye, at 3 p.m., and Rev. F. J. Nance, M.A., at 7 p.m. A concert in connection with the cele brations will be held on Monday even ing; there will be a tea and public meeting on Tuesday, and a social gathering on Thursday evening. The soloist at the service on Sun day afternoon will be Mr. L. Holt, and Miss Fanny Lyndhurst will sing in the evening.
THE HOUSING PROBLEM. Throw Open The "Bend" Land. Meeting at the Town Hall. Enthusiastic Gathering. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
THE:HOUSING PROBLEM. Throw Open The "Bend" Land. Meeting at the Town Hall. Enthusiastic Gathering. There was an attendance of about 400 people at the Town Hlall on Thursday evening at a meeting con vened by the Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page) to discuss the recent eviction of a woman, and to consider'the pressing difficulties of the housing problem generally. The Mayor presided, and associated with him on the platform were Cr. Russell, who has takeii a prominent part in tile matter; C(. Murphy (South Melbourne), and MRi. J. B. Huggan, secretary of the Hou:s ing Crusade Committee. An apology for non-attendance was received firom Cr. Smith, who was away ait Benalla. The Chairman in opening the pro ceedings, protested against the treat ment meted out in the eviction ease in question, He admitted that there were two sides to every question; it was the present system that allowed a woman to be turned into the stree i\vhile-her husband wa- dying in sanatorium, to which hie was oiposed. (Applause.)...
Novelty Night. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
Novelty Night. The Novelty Night at the Town Hall on Wednesoday evening was a brilliant success. Fully 250 ladies took part in character. Prizes were awarded as follow: Best Set, "Mock Wedding;" best dressed, No. 16, "Principal Boy in Pantomime; " most original, No. 20; best sustained, No. 111; best couple, No. 110, "Costers."'' Members and officers are to be con gratulated on the success that attended their efforts. Successful competitors may obtain their prizes at the Lodge Room, Dispensary Hall, on Wednesday; May 13, at 8.30 p.m.
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. Atkinson—Vannett Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. Atkinson-Vannett Wedding. A pretty wedding was celebrated at Holy Trinity Church on Saturday a£ternodn. April 25, the contracting parties being Mr. Percy Atkinson, youngest son of the late Mr. W. At kinson, of Port Melbourne, and Miss Ethel Vannett, only daughter of Mr. W. Vannett, also of Port Melbourne. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. McKie. The bride was given away by her father and looked very pretty in white silk, with trimmings of satin and orange blossom. A court train hung from the shoulders, draped with orange blossom and true lovers' knots of white satin and the tulle veil extended in shimmering folds to the bottom of the dress. She carried a shower bouquet of white Tiger lilies and roses. Miss Violet Fielder and Miss Polly Gibson acted as bridesmaids. They were dressed in dainty white silk frocks and car ried shower bouquets of pink roses and ferns. The bridegroom was at tended by Mr. C. Gibson. cousin of the bride, and Mr. B. Lancastec-, grooms...
A.N.A. Nomination Night. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
'A.N.A. Nomination Night. A fair attendancu was present at the last meeting. The president, MIr. D. King, occupied the chair. Correspondence. Under correspolidence letters were rq ceived from several gentlemen accept ing invitations for Annual Smoke Night. Committee. The report of the committee was re ceived and adopted. Proposals. - Five gentlemen were uonminated for membership. Nomination of Officers. Nominations for the ensuing. six months for various offices were re ceived. General Business. The following was moved by Mr. S. D. Higgins andt seconded by Mr. T. Page, in reference to a clause of-the -conlnittee 's report: "'That the secretary of the project .f6r the establishment of a creche in Port Maelbbourne be written to and in formed that this branch is in thorough symnpathy with the movement, and sug gests that a meeting be called of citi zens, delegates from the local Friendly Societies, P.L.C., and all bodies inte rested for the purpose of devising ways andl means of raisin...
ANNIVERSARY SERVICE. Fisherman's Bend Mission. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
ANNIVERSARY SERVICE. Fisherman's Bend Mission. On Sunday, April 19, the Fisher man's Bend Mission commenced tlhe anniversary services in connection with the Sunday School. The schlo lars' singing was bright and good, and was much appreciated by the attendances at both services. In the afternoon the Rev. P. J. Masters; conducted the service, and in the evening Mr. S. Collins, of Brunswick, addressed a large gathering, when Miss Alic Davis rendered the solo, "Only Remembered" in a very ac ceptablo manner. The services were continued on Sunday, April 26. The Rev. P. J. Masters again conducted in the iafternoon, and the singing of the children again evidenced careful training. The soloists were Miss A. Davis and Mr. J. Turnbull. In the em\euing, M[r. S. Earl, of South Mel bourne Baptist church, addressed a large gathering. The solo was well and feelingly rendered by Miss Efflie Miller. The school services were conducted by Messrs. A. Davis and J. Turnbull; Mr. TW. C. Miller, L.IR.A.L, p...
ALLEGED UNLAWFUL POSSESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
ALLEGED UNLAWFUL POSSES SION. A man named Louis Bellemo was brought before the local court on Thursday on three charges of hav ing stolen watches belonging to Messrs. )Dalgety and Co., of being in possession of srmunggled goods, -tnd of bIeing in possession of property suspec ted of being stolen. Constable R. Brown gave Oevidence that he and Con stable Burke, Detccti\ve Gleeson, and a Customs House oflicer madle ,. raid of a certain house in Port Melbourne on Wednesday ev\ening~, and that defend ant was subsequently arrested. A re mand for seven dlays was granted, ac cused being aidmitted to bail.
A.W.A. Port Melbourne Branch. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
AKWA. Port Melbourne Branch. " . The third meeting in April was held in the Dispensary Hall, Port Melbourne. The President (Mrs. .Porritt) presided over a large attendance. A letter was received from the.Chief President (Mrs. A. M. Threlkeld). acknowledging the congratulations of the branch. An in vitation was received from the Albert Park branch, asking msembers to at tend their "''Mock Wedding.''" Two lnew nmelmbers were proposed for ad mission. The President reported .on having attended a highly successful so cial at the Town-n Hall, Fitzroy, tenl dered to Mrs. A. MI. Threlkeld, on the occasion of her election as Chief Presi dent. Members reported on the very enjoyable evening spent at the local A.N.A. F?ull report of the conmmittee *meting .re ladies' novelty night to be held on May 6, was received. The com mittee's action was endorsed. A let-. ter was forwarded to Mrs. Murray (Al bert Park A.W.A.) for her kindness in donating a fruit set as a prize for the novelty night. On the...
VICTORIA PICTURE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
VICTORIA PICTURE THEATRE. .,A slloenldid bill of fare is advertised for the Victoria Picture Theatre, Gra hamn Street, on Saturday next, and there will again bIe a change of pro gramnle for Sunday evening. This popular place of amusement will be kept open at week-ends during wintor months, and the comfort of patrons is being provided for by means of a cosy waterlproof awning.
PORT MELB. THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
PORT MELIB. THEATRE. Two special features are announced for each night next week at the Port Theatre, in addition to the usual number of thins of the usual high standard--embracing drama, comedy, and industrial subjects. For full details see advertisement. WHEI!RE TO SPEND A GOOD NIGIIT.-At the Ex. THall, inext W\ed nesday. Keenan and Ilood's Novelty ,rokefs. All Star Itenms. Third week, and still going strong. Everybody ,le lighted.
ALLEGED ROWDYISM IN BAY STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
ALLEGED ROWDYISM IN BAY STREET. Two youths, named Frederick Hutch inson and George Johnson, were brought before Mr. Moore, P.M., and Miessrs. Page and Testro, J.'sP., at the local court on Thursday on a charge of having behaved in an offensive man ner. Constable Innes gave evidence to the effect that defendants were mis behaving themselves in Bay Street at 9.30 p.m. on the previous evening. They were jostling girls and touching overhead- lamps. Hutchinson denied jostling, anl said he merely called out ''Good-night, Alice,"'' to a passing girl. -The P.M.: Did Sou know her? Hutchinson: They all know her.-The case was adjournedl for eight .weeks to give defendants a chance to keep off the streets at night.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
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