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FOOTBALL. Railway United v. Williamstown Juniors. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
FOOTBALL. Railway United v. Williamstown Juniors. 'IThis match was played on the local ground last Saturday, and resulted in a win for the locals aiter a very strenuous game. Port started with the wind, but did not do as well as expected, the term ending with the scores at-Port Melbourne, 2.2; Wil lininstown, 2.1. The second quarter was all Williamstown's and they were we!l in the lead at half-fime, when the scores were-Williamstown, 5.2; Portl. MIelbourne, 3.3. In the third quarter the ball travelled from end to end for some time. Then Ports took possession and "ran all over" their opponents, the scores at thle end of the penultimate term being-Ports, 8.5; Williamstown, 5.3. The last quarter was a repetition of the third, and the Ports ran out easy winners, the final tally being- Port Melbourne ...... 12.7 W'illiamstown ...... .. 7.5 The goal kickers for Ports were: P. Maloney (3), H. Maloney (3), Condon (2), Hoey (2), Horsencil, and Lauric. The best players for Ports included Crit...
VAUDEVILLE. All Unionist Performers. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
VAUDEVILLE. All Unionist Performers. A highly-diverting programme was ULosented by Messrs. Keenau and Hood at the Excelsior Hall, on Wednesday !!iiing, and the efforts of the artists ,tiI( much appreciated. The special at tlirlions included Adel M'ontague, a raplivating serio; Alarie Nuttal. a fav ,.rite male impersonator; Toni Brown, an entertainer of the relined order; the limaorous lR:,th Bros., who provoked much nme'riment, and others. - At the t.illclusion of each part were an:, amus intg linale and, farce. A nuinbel?. of "stars" in the Vaudeville firmatiient will appear next week, and the .pro granmme will be constituted of unionist performers. Entries are invited by the management, for the best "Rag-Time" singer under 16, to be judged by the audience. The winner will be present ed with a handsome medal.
PEOPLE ARE SAYING : [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYIt *-G: SThat the Port Melbourne stall at the Druids' bazaar will return about I£75 nett. That the sum compares unfavor ably with former years. That there has been a falling off in many of the stalls. That Melbourne- will, as usual;, head the list; but that Fitzroy is well in the running. Tthat respectable people are apt to be victimised in purchasing exported articles. That the greatest care should be exercised in such matters. That suachl goods -are liable to be "uncustomed," and that such contin gencies sometimes lead to serious coInsequences. Th.t Premier Watt is to be asked to receive a deputation re throwinu open the land at Fishermen's Bend. That the inumbers of the deputa 1 tion will -convince Mr. Watt ttlat Port Melbourne is in earinest in the matter. SThat the present imperative need Sfor housing_ the worker :dequately will only be emphasized with the. com a pletion of-1te neff pier, which will ) doubtless .be the .ceue of the daily toil of many.. S Tlhat the...
Port Baptist (20—26) beat Carlton Congregationals (0—0). [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
Port Baptist (20-26) beat Carlton Congregationals (0-0). This match was playedl oil the Bap tists' ground, andl resulted in an over whellmning victory for the Red and Blue, as nmay be seen from the above scores. The C(arlton teamn did not .get within kicking distance of the goals ilore thall oiOnce or twice, and thel were only fated to see the ball quickly- trans ferred to the other end. Dick Lose witz (one of the "Hend Pirates"'') was the Baptists' best mann, and also kicked two goals. J. Standford (3 goals) also showed line form; T. Jones (4 goals), J. McKay (3 goals), A. Sievers (1 goal) and Hec. Woodl were very promilmnt. H. T-indle, .1. Carse, Dick Gardener, B. Smith, A. Gray, P. Carter, and W. Holmes kicked a goal each. The Baptists plty St. Silas' to-day, at Albert Park, and the team will as semcble at Grahami Station at 2 p.m. sharp. NO BETTER Y?AUDEYILLE SHOW to be seen in the City than Keenan and Hood's, at the Excelsior Hall, next Wednesday, and every Wednesda-.
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
ELECTRIC SPARKS. Port's stocks Fell below par After Saturday's match at Wil liamstown. But the season isyet young. There is plenty of time for im provement and systematic play. It is to be hoped, however, that at future games there will be keener and firmer umpiring. A conundrum: How many men were watching Merrick on Saturday last? Mr. Sid. Anderson, our popular as sistant town clerk and athlete, left for Sydney last Saturday on a holi day trip extending over three weeks. The Port Melbourne Town Council will lose about £80 per year by the removal of a number of houses for railway requirements in connection with the new pier. There was no meeting of the local branch of the P.L.C. this week as it was decided to "skip" a meeting in order that dates might fall into the old order of rotation. The Mayoress (Mrs. A. L. Page) is convening a meeting for Wednesday next, at 8 p.m., inh the MIayor's-room at the Town Hall, to formulate a scheme for raising money in aid of the Victorian Institute...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Bogus Canvassing. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. Bogus Canvassing; Our attention has been drawn to the behaviour of a certain individual who has called at a number of board ing.lhouses and'elsewhere, during the past few weeks and solicited adver tisemelnts and subscriptions for -the 'Standard." Business people :and others are warned against such prac tices. The only accredited represen tative of the "Standard" is Mr. A. Appleby, who duly presents his card and who has been identified with this journal for the past 18 months.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
QUICKLY DISAPPEARED. "'All last winter I had my two boys ill with very bad colds," says MIr. G. Archbold, No. 1 Baker-street, Lewis ham, N.S.W. "?Taving heardl from a friend about Chamberlain's Cough Rem- edy I gave it a trial with the result that the colls quickly disappeared. IMy baby, aged four months, has a cough now and I am giving himn Chamber lain's Cough Remedy and there is al ready a decided improvement.'" Sold by E. Parsons, Grocer, 161 Bay-street. YOUR PROPERTY. We have madle special facilities for registering and advertising properties for sale. All commnunications and par tilculars of property, houses, land, etc., will receive prompt attention. CHAP MAN & CO., 272-4 Bay-street, Port Seslbourne. IAG - TIME COMPETITION at Keenan and Hood's, Novelty Jokers, Excelsior Hall, next Wednesday. Open to children under 16 years. Entrance by letter to XYZ, c/o "Standard" office. LAXO-TONIC PILLS. Are a safe anodl certain remedly for Bil iousness, Constipation, Liver Trouble...
HOUSING PROBLEM. (To the Editor Port Melbourne Standard.") [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
HOUSING PROBLEM. -.o, (To the Editor Port Melbourne Standard.") Sir,-I was pleased to see in your is sue of Saturday last an impartial ac count of the "'Housing Question" and ejectment case in Port Melbourne, and a notification of an indignation meet ing to be held in the Town Hall on Tuesday, 5th inst. The meeting came off, 1 believe, and was a great success, andi the sympathisers so numerous and liberal that 400, all told (vide "BAr gus'"), subscribed the muagnificent sum of three pounds and six pence Sto alle viate the wants of the poor distressed victim of landlordism. Now, MIr. Edi tor, there are two sides to every ques tion. and as the ease was so ably and eloquently put by Tuesday night's ora tors, perhaps you may give me the op portunity to give those misguided ones who only hear one side of the story, my version. These brick cottages have each four rooms with bath and shed, and are let at three or four shillings per week less than any other properties in the Port of the sam...
DRUIDS' GALA. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
DRUIDS' GALA. The Mayoress (Mrs. A. l. Page) and the Committee of the Port Melbourne stall are desirous of expressing thaunks to all who contributed to the equip imeiint of the stall, whether ill money or ill kind. Aimongst those whose names have not vet been acknowledged are Mrs. Freelnman, whose list included the following: Miss Foster, 10/;'Mr. Point, 2/6; Mrs. Ilarman, 5/-; Mrs. Woorthard, 5/-; Mrs. Moore. goods; MIr. Corrin gan, vases (won by Master Bruce); fruit set, Miss Freeman.-M1rs. Gill : Doll "Molly'0 " (wiinning numlber 0S): goodls, from Messrs. . lR. arper and Co., andl Rosella Preserving Co.; Mr. Smith, hat; Mr. Totuff, four table runners: table, Mr. Aikman; picture, Henri Art Fram ing Co.: also flours and jellies (King's), jams alnd sauces (Hoadley's), coat, boots, etc.--MTs. Fealy: Cushion cover, Mrs. Walsh; 20/6, Mr. Mathews. M.P.: SIr. Watson, 5/; biscuits, from Messrs. Swallow and Ariell, etc.
SIXTY YEARS A CHURCH. Port Melbourne Methodists. Diamond Jubilee Celebrations. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
SiXTY .YEARS A CHURCH. Port Melbourne Methodists. Diamond Jubilee Celebrations. The solid bluestone Church in Gra ham-street, Port Melbourne, which is being attended by the third genera tion of worshippers since its founda tion, entered upon a week's celebra tion of the attainment of its Diamond Jubilee onl Sunday last. If its por tals had only been animated how many stories of patient effort and un wearying love in the service of the Master they might have told to the congregations as they paused awhile there before crowding in to the in terior; how many matrons might they have reminded of the day. when in the flush of happy youth-in the very spring-time of life-they entered as brides a-trembling on the dawn of a new era in their lives; how many sturdy men in-the prime of life-aye, and greybeards, too!--might they have told of the day when they were borne within in fond maternal arms to receive the names they would henceforth bear as members of the church; and how many, alas I migh...
Chequers' Hotel. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
Chequers' Hotel. The.Chequers' Hotel, so favorably known as a central hiouse of call, has changed. proprietorship, the lease having been. acquired by Mirs. M. Ashton from Mir. F. Woodard. MIrs. Ashton hails from North Richmond, and is experienced in the hotel busi 'ness. Her intention is to maintain the high standard of drinks and cigars at the Chequers' and to ehter in every way for public requirements, thereby meriting a due share of patronage, which no ldoubt will be bestowed by the ever-generous pub lic of Port Melbourne.
Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
Notes. - II. Danks made his reappebarance ., and -was one of the very few who played h good game. - .IKin. he "tnew plaver fromn Fitz-. roy, was tried on the hailf-back line, and was not too prominent; but as it. is known he has football in him, it is expected he will show improved play in his second trial: The neatest bit of play of the day was that between Merrick and Mar-. shall in the last qnuarter. These two players working well to one another broughlt the ball from past the cen tre to right forward by fine marking, and tile latter wound up by kicking a fine goal. W. Carden was again the main stay of the half-back line., His nmarking was good and clean; and R. F'ranklin was also responsible for somte timely marks. The Williamstown centre line had the bIetter of the deal, and from the wings a lot of the 'Town's goals canle. The 'Town's best players were Reitman, Amy, IMcDonald, CGibbs (al-.-. though perihatps rather dirty). Alley. Wallis, and M'Taggart. "Dookie" McKenzie has bee...
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. Girls' Friendly Society. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. Girls' Friendly Society. On Monday evening last the pre sident (Mrs. McKie). associates and members of the abo\ve society paid a visit of inspection to the South Melbourne Gas Works. where. by the kind permission of MIr. How lett. they were allowed the interest ing and instructive privilege of view ing the different phases of the indus try at first hand. Piloted by MIr. Charles and Mr. Freeman, the party was shown all over the works, and had the various interesting proicesses 'explained t, them; after which they dispersed to their homes, well satisfied with the educational and social results of the outing. In connection with the death of Mlis. Notley, which took place on Mondasy lat after a very short illness, a memorial scr vice will be held at Holy Trinity (;hu:rch to-morrow evening. The deceased hll was one of the simall band of survivors of the original workers connected with the church She was in her 3Srd year. A lanten lecture Xvill be given ...
SHIP'S FIREMAN IN TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
SHIP'S FIREMVIAN IN TROUBLE. Henry Buck. fireman on board the lI.M1.S. Omrah, told Messrs. Testro and H-lester at. the local court on Tuesday that he did not nse obscene lauguage in a pnblic thoroughfare on May 1. Coiistahle Svnnott asseve ratcd that he did. aiud Sergeant Sims a lked eoued - why he thought the ciunstabllc Thoald wish to leave his lIed--ha i nin beeni oii nigiit duty-to oinue to court and swear away a fire uvni 's libert\. This was a poser for nainsed, 1nid he adnmitted that he did not know. "The senior constable on iihlit dJnty said lie might be iutlid 'to cii. ioioU e e if ' it.' wais Ilhouihlit ieiceyr " inf'rpohted Constalile Siiiott. It isn't," re joiiil 'r.iri. Te-tio; "thIis lacnn e is conimuoi in anv stokeliold." "'e caii't toleraatoe -uciih l nuage as this," coimnniited Mr. THe to-. as lie loeadiei the Speiimeni thiit was hiaii (lcd to hiimii on p iper hiy the constable. Aiid then iucik was givon the op tioii of contributing 40/ to the eon solidated oevenuic...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
P IT PICTIIRE CORNER OF BAY & LARDET STS. EVERY EVEHIIG SUNDAY EVENINGS, SPECIAL PROGRAMMES at 8 o'clock, Professional Orchestra PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - is. STALLS- - SIXPENCE. CHILDREN HALF-PRICE WEEK NIGHTS and MATINEES (Saturday Night Excepted). Saturday Matinee, 2.30. STAR FILMS for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: Cas? of tbe Die° The Baosbee. STAR FILMS for Thursday, Fridayg, and Saturday: The Day of Reckoning. Riddie of the Tin Soldier. To be screened during the week: HER OLD TEACHER. RETRIBUTION. ON THE BREAST OF THE TIDE., THE MASK. THE LIVING WAGE. Comedies: HER FRIEND, THE BUTLER. THE JOY RIDERS, He Couldn't Kill Christobel. GLOVES OF PTAMVES. A JAPANESE COURTSHIP. Scenic & Interest HYDRAULIC MINING. Waterfalls of Yosemite Valley. Eclair Journal. Complete Change of Programme, Monday & Thursday. /n . ion fee te gotors, Suited for Port Melbourne System. Stocks. Guarantee. Sto 30 H.P. Two Years. SWe have the experi ence and confidence Aljays o \ tQ gi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
GET QUOTATIONS FOR EVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL FROM . , J. E. EARL, Bay-street, Port Melb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. CASMH QROCERS, . Wne and Spirit I'erchants - ..&lt;.._°. _- . . . ,?m?$?-- -- Are renowned for High-Class Goods at Lowest Possible Prices. OBSERVE THE ADDRESSES AND MAKE A POINT OF CALLING. WE CAN S.AVE YOU MONEY. :-:219 BAY STREET (Telephone 1880). 401 BAY STREET. BRIDGE & ROSS STREETS (Tel. 7490). PORT IIELBOURIIE. BOUNDARY & BUCKHURST STS. .SOUTH MIELBOURNE. . Choice and Fresh Butter and Dairy Produce a Specialty. Someth!ng~ about the Clare Castle Hotel, Corner of GRAHAM and ROSS STREETS, Port Melbourne, FRED. DALqARNO, Licensee, ABBOTSFORD AND CARLTON ALES. BEST BRANDS or WINES, SPIRITS AND CIGARS. - ENGLISH ALE ON DfRAUGI-IT. iAllcook's Standard Billiard,Table. -OLD AND NEW FRIENDS WELCOMED. L, J. R0LLAND: LICENSED SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITER, and Electric Bell Hanger. ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS AND REPAIRS to Sanit...
CULT OF FLORA. Mooted Local Horticultural Association. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
CULT OF F'TIRA. Mooted Local Horticultural Asso ciation. Tho movement now being initiated for the' formation of a horticultural nioei nion in Port Melborrilouis_ Now-a-days, when wo hear so muclh about town planning and garden cit ies. voluntary effort on the part of a inunber of residents to beautify the surroundindis of their homestead nmust beget an emulative tendency amolig others beyond such nucleus; and so the movement will extend, to the adoriment of many a residence. But tie cult of the flower engerilers quite a:train of blessings that pertain to the pursuit of the arts of peace, and is in its humble way of value in the sum of a nation's civic cbn tentmenuct. It niecessitates the spend ini' of a goodly portion of time in what the poet has termed "God's great 'out-of-doors;" it induces hab its of order and regularity; it affords exercise of great or small degree; and it entails, as of a necessity,.a love of the pure and beautiful. For, nas thle French proverb has it, that app...
Presbyterian. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
Presbyterian. The reliovation of the whole inte rior of the Presbyterian Church is *about to be commenced. Tenders for tllhe work have been accepted at a cost of about £250, of which sum £180 is already promised and in hand by straight-out giving. The work will bie completed in time for the Jubilee celebrations, which begin ill AuguFt next. The scheme of renovation in eludes metal ceilings, new lead liglht windows, and an improved design anid ventilation, painting and decora ting of the whole interior in white and such tone as may be required to blend, repainting and frhming in oak of all the sitting accommodation, to gether with the installation of ele. tric light, and several other imnprove ments, which will add to the effec tiveness of the buildiig for worship. aniid mako it second to' none in the Port. The work will be commenced on June 1st, and services will be held in the School IIHaill, adjoining the Church. Next Sabbath being "Mothers Day," special sermons will be preachled ...
NEED OF A CRECHE. To the Editor of the "Standard." [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 May 1914
NEED OF A CRECHE. To the Editor of the "Standard." Sir,--Although not blessed with an abundance of this world's -goods, 1 should like to endorse your attitude with regard to a chleche in l'ort Mel bourne. The ideals of the Labor party in such matters are well known. I am not going to quarrel with them; all I have to say is that they are impractical at the present time, and are likely to remain so for some time to come. It is all very well to say that the Government should care for the children while Smothers are away at work; or that the children shoild bie boarded out to their own mothers with increased al lowance to the latter. '1'This deside ratioiin will, I believe, Ie attained withlin reasonable time; but that does not get over the creche difficulty. No self-respecting woman desires to bie maintained by the State because Nature has bestowed a child upon her and the father has died, or proved a scoundrel and cleared out. And, again, we are faced with a so called Liberal governme...