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Port Melbourne Railway United F.C. South Melbourne District. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
'Port Melhourne Railway United F-.C. South Melbourne District. This match was played on the latter's ground at I'rahrau, and resulted in a win for the local lads by 16 points. The game was very crowded at the start and on0111y opened out on rare o casions, when the local lads, who were tumbling a lot owing to the congested nature of the game, ran away from their opponents. The scores were fairly even right through, and the locals seem ed to be inl a bad position at the end of the third quarter; the scores being S.31.D., P goals 5 behinds; P.M. R.lU.F.C., -1 goals 5 behinds; ibut quickly adding 3 goals at the start of the last quarter Ira ont 'willners after aI v. Ivery hard game. The final scores wsere Port '[elbourne. S goals 10 behinds (5 points); S.1.I.. 6t goals G behinds (12 points). Goal-kickers for 'Ways--II . ialoinev ("), Menzics (2), IIorsencil, VWatt, Laid law, and Laurie. Those that shoswel out best for the l~ihi'ais were--Lailtlaw: Critch. Tho mas, 31' Murray, larris, C...
PORT MELBOURNE RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
PORT MELBOURNE RIFLE CLUB. The results of last Saturday's shoot ink was as kbllows:-14 at 200 vards:1 J. Gibbons, 69 (5) 70; R. Sutcliffe, 66 (4) 70; G. Watt, 64 (5) 69; J.. T. Kin sella, 64 (4) 68; H. Watt, 64 (3) 67; C. IHarradence, 62 (5) 67; T. Prest, 63( 3) 66; A. Faderson, 62 (4) 66; 11. Lang, 63 (3) 66; J. Rummage, 59 (7) 66, counted oflt; D. C. Lang, 61 (3) 64; 31. W. Young, 5S (6) 64, counted out. The match, Ports v. Richmond, re sulted in a win for' the former. The scores were: Ports, 638; Richmond, 631; majority of points for Port Mlelbourne, 7. The musketry shooting event at 500 and 600 yards will take place to day; 'Slso the "running" shoot from 500 to 300 yards.
BICYCLE STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
BICYCLE STEALING. Bicycle stealing is becoming too coommon an offence altogether, and it would seem as if the only effective 'ir:.e would be a sharp term .oft im-. prisonment whenever 'the perpetrator iscaught-just as garrotting was put down in Sydney. There is always a in?uber of people ready to indulge in sentimental observations when a judge in his experience imposes what he, regarlds as condign punishment; but it is as well for such to realise that the aim is both subjective and objective; the delinquent is removed from temptation for a period and is giV'en "time" to reflect upon the error of his ways, his duty to' the State, ctL., and his incarcerationi may be assumed to have a deterrent effect upon others with a weakness for other people's property. But the bicycle thief, per se, is a perfect nuisance in a community, and his de predations are, unfortunately, only rendered the safer by lack of proper supervision as regards the so-called bicycle factory, which is not infre quent...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
GET QUOTAT'IONS FOREVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and BUILDING MATERIAL FROM . . J. E. EARL, Bay-street, Port Melb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. ..... V ....Q .A ? -P ,OC 3E§, I'? e 9. Wine and. Spirit Merchants, 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. 1490). PORT MELBOURNE.. BOUNDARY & BUCIKURST STS. SOUTH MELBOURNJE. Choice and Fresh Butter and Dairy Produce a Specialty. Something about the Clare Castle Hotel, Corner of GRAHAM and ROSS STREETS, :Port Melbourne, FRED.. DALqARNO, Licensee, ABBOTSFORD AND CARLTON ALES. BEST BRANDS of WINES, SPIRITS AND CIGARS. ENGLISH ALE ON DRAUGHT. ?PAllcock's Standard Billiard Tdable. -OLD AND NEW FRIENDS WELCOMED. L. J. NHLL iND. LICENSED .SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Bell Hanger. ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS AND REPAIRS to Sanitary Work a Speciaty. Jobb...
THE NEW PIER. To Be Extended by 650 Feet. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
THE NEW PIER. To Be Extended by 650 Feet. The new pier is rapidly approach i?p c6mpl(ol nas r"eards the -first. stagc' of 1;250 feet, which was be ,gun about two years ago. It should be finished within a month or so, and will prove a splendid structure and a credit to the State. The timber em ployed has been mostly of jarrah, which, in the opinion of many crafts men, is about the most enduring in Australia. The planks for the most part are set lengthwise so that the pedestrian proceeds with the grain. and not against it as is generally the case; and the trains will be run along a permanent way below the level of passenger traffic. - The span that has now been practically completed does not look its length on ac count of the noble breadth of the pier, which is said to measure consider ably over 100 feet. The approaching railway line has been more than half completed, and a number of house holders in the way of the construc tion of goods sheds have received notice to quit before the e...
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
PEOPLE ARE SAYING: e-" That George Sangster, M3.L.A., is looking in the-pink of condition after thi, recent holiday trip, but That he is suffering from throat trouble. That Port M[elbourne must not luuiber oni the matter of having the Fishiermen's Bend reserve land thrown open. That one of the largest deputations to be recorded lhould bring the mat ter- before the Premier again. That an official of the Iarbour Trust should be reminded of his pro maised ultimatumn "within three mon thls" six months ago. That the Mayor (Cr. Page) has Lad rather a remarkable career for hi I our years' sojourn in Port Mel bourne. That lie intends to trek to New South \Vales, and thence to Queens inil, in a few months' time. That our senior cricket club's eff orts to augmient its _funds should meet with hearty support. That it is no mean distinction--a good advertisement. in 1:fact-for the (:ub to have attained premniership dis tinction for thliree successive seasons. That the club's S'le of Gifts and Ba...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
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THE LABOR PARTY. Affairs of Local Branch. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
THE LABOR PARTY. Affairs of Local Branch. The ordinary meeting of the Port Melbourne branch of the Political Labor Council was held in the Mayor's room at the Town Hall, on Monday evening. The President (Mr A. L. Tucker) occupied the chair, and public representatives present in cluded Mr. G. Sangster, M.L.A., and Crs. Page (Mayor), Russell, Smith, and Murphy (South Melbourne). State Electoral Council. The Acting .Secretary (Mr. R. Ir win) reported having attended the meeting of the State Electoral Coun cil, on May 2. The council had re solved to endeavour to make a suc cess of a Euchre Party and Dance, to be held on Tuesday, June 2, to provide funds for the forthcoming campaign. Mrs. Russell expressed surprise at the decision to hold the function at South Melbourne. Mr. Irwin said the ramifications of the 'Electoral Council .extefided fir ther than Port Melbourne. There was not a floor in Port Melbourne suitable for a large assembly; all their youths and ladies went to the Albert Ha...
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity. Next Thursday being Ascension Day there will be a celebration of Holy Communion in Holy Trinity Church at (5.30 a.m., and Evensong with address at 7.30. Under the auspices of the C.E.ML.S. a lantern lecture will be deliv\ered by the Vicar in the schoolroom at the close of the service, 8.10 p.m.. dealing with the story of the introduction and settle ment of the Church in Australia. Some very rare and interestiig slides will be shown. All friends are cor dially invited. No charge for ad mission, but a collection will %e made. Sudiay next will be Rogation Day. Iloly Communion will be celebrated at S a.m., and the preacher will be the Iev. Win. L.cKie. On Ascension Day (Thursday next) there will be a cele blration of Holy Communion at 6.30 a.m. Evening prayer, followed by an ad dress, will commence at 7.30 p.mn., and a lantern lccture on the 'Origins of the Church of England in Australia, " will be given in the school-roomi at 8.15.
Noblesse Oblige. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
Noblesse Oblige. Some good-liumnoured persifiagQ I that appeared in paragraphical form in this journal last week-was made the subject of an attack on "The Standard" by the Mayor (Cr. A. L.. Page) at the meeting of the local blanch of the Political Labor Coun cil, on Monday evening. We are sorry for the Mayor's own sake that he should have chosen to magnify a matter of so essentially trifling a character; it was surely beneath the ?Mayoral dignity of itself. But apart firom this aspect of the case, Cr. Page, however relatively brief his tenure of public life in Port Mel bourne may have been, should have kniown that public men are alrays liable to be crliticised. Happily the passing criticism of Cr. Page, as a public man, that lay beneath the paragraph to which lie took excep tion, was in the kindly, well-disposed strain that is in consonance with the policy of this.-journal; as Cr. Page journeys farther afield he will doubt less come into contact with the more direct and mordant type...
Children's Playgrounds. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 16 May 1914
Children's Playgrounds. The Mayor (Cr. A. L. Page) and Messrs. Sa?gster, IM.L.A., and Heath, town clerk, interviewed the Minister of Lands (M?r.-Lawson) on Wednes day morning, with reference to a re quest recently formulated by a depu tation to the council for the establish ment of a local playground for child ren. The Minister said the matter had been brought before the Cabinet and that it had been decided not to grant the land on the Lagoon side, between Beanch-streeet and the Ed wards' Park reserve, at present. It was thought, that the council shoudld start by making use of Edwards' Park for playgrounds; while if it were found necessary later on to have a larger area the matter would receive further consideration. The .Mayor, in reply, said the Port Melbourne council wanted the North end for playgrounds, as it would be more enetral and more suitable. He also pointed out that the council had agreed to borrow money for the im provemient of Edwards' Park as a park. - The Minister th...
LIGHTERMAN MISSING. Fears For Safety. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
LIGHTERMAN MISSING. Fears For Safety. Some apprehensions for the safety- of Mr. IIarry;Jenkins, lighterman, ?tre being expressed by the local police. Mr.' Jenkins was emnployed by the Adelaide S.: S. Co. for 20 years con tinuously as a coail-lighterman, and had never been- absent from his charge until last Saturday. Fe wa.? in, charge of the lighter. "Victbria," -which is inooied in the Yarra at Foot scray; aiifd :its last seen on Friday eveniig, wihen lhe weiet to. thee Soilth Melbonuineiiiirlket to: effect some .pur chaises. He has fallen "into the river oni two or three:occisions. He ais de sciibed is a manu of 64 chleai sh x eli .aii: of Iruddy. coniteiancie. :H;e waii· c'lid iin :a ? aiiy blue: l suit o clothies, vitli ,ia blck tie
PORT RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
1' 0IlWn- is I t of oint et. Sconecitio with the agreg'te 'iil spooiino ni V.R.A medail hoots (14 it 300), on Sati rdiiv next- R:. Sutelift, I3 'I'. Piest;4 ;4; if i:i tt 4 J Gibbouss4; ;A. ?:- idersen;i:, G W Ltt n P 1inzg" 1) 0 C. ki. 6, J. . Kin.ell, 6 (: Hari eiden - 7t D.'Pate ol r 7; W Prest, -7;APi'.it ersol, ;D Sinchiiiir, 9; J. Rummage, 9; M. W Youing,; 9; Ie :Wailer, 10 B. 1Molloy, 3l 1(- 1 0. .T.- .Jones, 11; ::A. O'BEieic 1;, 1W. O'Brien, 11; J;. O'Brien, 11i; C. Bloomfield, 11;.J. Tre villian, 11; A. B. Paterson, .12 " E. Le. Page, 12; J. Vick, 12; T. Molloy, 15; A. Rose,.18; W. Hampton, 18; J. Pol hill, 20; A:' H Williams, 20; A. Reiter, 20; W. A. Coath, 22; C. Emellen, 25; P. O'Toole,, 25;'L. Braun,.25.
MOTORISTS FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
MOTORISTS FINED. -Three cases of alleged -motoring at a speed' dangerous td the public were dealt with by the local bench on Thurs day '(Messrs. Testro, Crichton, and Pagei:J&?'sP.). Sub-Inspector Westcott -prosecuted; and the evidence in support of the chbarges was given by Constables Fitzgeiald and Burke. The bench found all three ecases proved.' The first case was that in which Bertie Rickards, tra .versed a-section of Bay-street, .measur ing: 300 yards, in 22 2-5th sees., or at the rate of 27%' miles an hour, on Eight 'Hours' Day. He was fined £2. A simi lar penalty was imposed upon Rudolph Walters, a working man, who covered the ground at thle rate of 32 miles an hour; and Thomas Munro. who did it at the same speed as Riekards, but had been'formmerl convicted for infractions of-.the Motor Car Act, was fined £5, for having committed the same offence on April 29.
W.C.T.U. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
W.C.T.U. Svery pleasant Drawing Room Meet ing. was held in the Temperance Hall, Port' Melbourne, by the niemlbers of the W.O.T:U., on-Wednesday, May 20. There was a large attendance of friends and sesveral of. the branches were represen ted. M rs. S. Cumpston was an ainiable zind encouraging president. The musi cal part of the programme was given bly the. following:-Sonlgs, Mrs. Upton Brown, Miss Queenie Rendall; Pianuo for'te Solos, Miss Craddock and Miss :Ami. Aniierson. Mrs. Craddock (Prah ran) .gave as address to "Mothers and their Children." One new inember was enrolled. A vote of thanks was moved by Mrs. Andersoji to the performers, anil AMrs. Craddock for her address; also Mrs: Cumpston for presiding. Re freshments were served, and after a little social chat, the meeting closed Sin .the usuili war.
MINE HOST, ENTERTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
MINE HOS1 ENTERTAINED.' There was a convivial ýgatheiiig at the Marine Hotel o0n Saturday,; 'May 16. on the occasion of.od fareivell en tertaiirment to M:r.. and MArs. Fyfe, who were for home time associated in, the mainmgement of the place and made a nunmber of friends in Port Melbourne The function was car ried out at the instance of Miss C.. Heiemond, Ir. E. Smith, and IMr. M. Lewis, acting as a committee, and rthe large attendance attested to the -popularity' of the partingi guests. An enjoyable programme of -"musical items was contributed. During the eveningf. Mr. . Lewis presented MIr. Fyfe with a handsome gold medalion. and Mrs. Fyfew\vith a: silver toilet set. on behalf of those .present.
THE MOVING SHOW. Bradley's Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
THE MOVING SHOW. Bradley's Pictures. The "star" films amongst a host of other attractions at Bradley's Pic tiires on Saturday will be "The Chi nese *Death Thorn," and "For Her Gov?ernment." The comic element hibeeni liberally prodided. Victoria Pictures.. STlie icto6ria Picture Theatre. Gra liaini Street, si presenting an attrac tive bill;foi piatr'ons this evening. The "star" filus include "The Club of Black- M'asls,' "The Occult," "The Melody. of Los;"' and many other fine concelptions. The theatre is now opened on Thursday and Friday even igs. 'A splendid waterproof awu ingii hi been erected.
PORT MELBOURNE RECHABITES United Tent Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
PORT MELBOURNE RECHABITES United Tent Meeting. There was a large and enthusiastic attendance at the Port Melbourne Tenm perance Hall on Thursday, May 7, on the occasion of a united meeting of representatives of suburban branches of the Rechabite Order. The District Chief Ruler (Bro. E. R. Stafford) was appointed to the chair at the instance of the Chief Ruler (Bro. P. fIee), and the former, after a brief address, dur ing which he thanked members for the opportunity of being present, proceeded to fill the other chairs from the visit ing brothers as follows:-Deputy Ruler, Miss M. Sproat (Sth. Melbourne); Past Chief Ruler, Bro. Spicer (Prahran); Secretary, E. Marshall (South. Mel bourne); Treasurer, Bro. Hardie (Fitz roy); Stewards (Bros. Jansen and Vin nicombe (South Melbourne and Prah ran); Levite, Bro. linch (North Fitz roy); Guardian, Bro. Wood (Fitzroy). Sisters MneKelvie and Jenkin, from the Brunswick Female Tent, acted as sup porters to the C.R. A new member was initiated amid l...
LIGHT BEFORE DAWN. Aid to the Workman. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
LIGHT BEFORE DAWN. Aid to the Workman. At the last meeting of the Port Mel bourne council the following clause was submitted for ratification by the Electric Supply Committee, with re gard to the proposed extension of street lighting hours :--"To maintain lights in Crockford-street, Bay-street, Beach-street, Graham-street; .and Raglan-street, until dawn, with in candescent, in place of are, lamps, from midnight, the estimated cost would be--Alterations in wiring, etc., £120; annual extra cost, £115. Al ternatively, to i'elight all streets from 5 a. m., the estimated cost would be, on the basis of 330 hours per 'annum --Extra set of nine time switches, £36; extra ainnual cost, £76." In view of the paucity of attend ance it was decided to defer further consideration of the clause pending a fuller representation of council mem hers.
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
: GO:i OD TEMPLARS: .- -- .. .. The Mutual Help Lodge met on Tues iay eveiiing in.the lodge room, Graham Street, .Sister 1. Gotz, C.T., presiding. One iinemlier was transferred from the jiivenile . temple. ' The meeting was liade interestinig lv the reading of the inauinuscript' . magazine, containing an editorial on1 "Prohibition Advance in All Lanrds," .'asreport by the secretary .as1 delegatei to the Australasian Teon p)rancec Conference- at Adelaide, and a 'syiopsis: of. the New Scotland Tem plerailce ctot' if. nl3, containing provi sions: I"That no license holder in Scot laud shaill bteallewed to sell intoxicating I drink Lbefore 10 a.mi.non and after 2Sth M:ay, 19l4," also for the taking of no liccnseo polls ini 1920 Thi, wais regarded. as a gri:at gain: ini *temperance :legisla: tioni for Scotul: nd Reports were prc senteol 'stating that at the ju'venilo tom ple on-omibnday evening three now ricm hors wer're initiited, and a good meeting held;':..Tlie lodge is'"issuing in pan...