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Graham Street Wesleys. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
Graham Street Wesleys. Last Saturday the local Wesleys defeated Carlton Methodists at Royal Park, scoring 10-13 to their oppon ents' 7-7. Goalkickers for the Wes leys were R. Davis (3), J. Marshall (3), J. Nankervis. F. Gadsby, H. Pet ersen, and Russell. To-day's match is against the local Baptists, and a good game is expected. Graham Street's team will be:--R. Davis, S. Donachy, Russell, H. Petersen, J. Nankervis. F. Gadsby, A. Matthews, A. King, T. Quested, R. Gordon S. Lewis, R. Dodge, R. Trevorrow, J. Marshall, S. Peacock, D. Drever, N. Carnie, and W. Rendall; emergencies, J. Boldarini, H. Matters, and T. But ler. The post committee will con sist of S. Peacock, H. Petersen, A. King, and R. Trevorrow, and is asked to meet at 2.15 p.m.
"TWO GLASSES OF STOUT." Get Mary Barbour Into Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
"TWO GLASSES OF STOUT" Get Mary Barboir Into Trouble. Mary. Barbour, if seen in the street last Monday morning, might have passed for a respectable, middle-aged woman; but she appeared' on the "wronlg side" of the Port Melbourne court, and the charge against her was that she had been drunk and disorder ly oni the previous Saturday evening. She wore a superior grey costume, an unobtrusive black hat, and altogether looked anything but an -ordinary Mon day -morning "!drunk." But Senior constable ,Norwood's evidence was conclusi~e.. "She wais running about Ross-street in it night-dress, carry ing: a:lighted candle," he told the beich -(Messrs. Page and Testro, J.'sP.). '"I told:her to go to the place whei~e she was lodging, but when she did 'she hit Mrs: Steel on the head with- the candlestick." Then defendant set- off at a pace that dirly beat the shorthand writers and kept going until there was a titter in. the court at her rapidity of utter ance. Iiei" husband, it seemed, had displea...
SENIOR CRICKET CLUB. Enthusiastic Meeting To Assist Finances. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
SENIOR CRICKET CLUB. Enthusiastic Meeting To Assist Finances. There was a large attendance of ladies and gentlemen interested in the well-being of the senior cricket club of Port Melbourne, in the Mayor's room at the Town Hall, on Monday evening, the occasion being the initial stage of a movement to raise funds to effect certain neces sary improvements on the ground. Mr T. Testro, J.P., was elected hon. treasurer; Mr. R. W. Murdoch, hon. secretary; and Mrs. Murdoch, hon. secretary, on behalf of the ladies. It was decided that a bazaar be held in the Town Hall, on August 5 and 6, and thit a circular be sent to local traders, asking for donations. Pro ceedings were characterised by much enthusiasm, and the following were then appointed as stall-holders: Refreshment Stall (Miss Swallow in charge) Assistants: Misses V. Wal ters. Bilston. Anderson, Kininburgh, and Brereton; Fancy Stall (Mrs. Tes tro in charge)-Assistants: Mrs Sin clair, Mrs. Decis, Mrs. Madden, Mrs. Hooper, Mrs. Russell,...
All's Well That Ends Well. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
All's Well That Ends Well. WVe are informed by Mrs. M. Myles that the total amount collected on be half of the tenant in a recent eject= ment case was £26/0/2, and-that it lhas been apportioned as follows:- Deposit on house, £10; board, £2/5/-; handbills, 15/; given to Mrs. Wil liams, £5/0/2; balance in Common wealth Savings Bank, £8. The many gnood-natured people who have interested themselves in this case will be pleased to learn that the deposit referred to has been paid on a neat little cottage residence in West Brunswick, and that it will be pur chased by the person whose peculiar position has evoked so much sym pathsy, on ?he instalment system. Appreciated Kindness. We have been requested by a num ber of residents to express something of their appreciation of the kindly ac- tions of Mrs. Myles in connection with this case. - In a recent coliver sation, Mrs. Myles stated that,.pi'ior to the ejectment episode, the tenant in questioil.was ain absolute stranger? to her. :To posses...
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. Brunswick (14.18) v. Ports (11.8). Ports Showing Improved Form. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
THE FOOTBALL SEASON. Brunswick (14.18) v. Ports (11.8). Ports Showing Improved Form. (By "'Rover.") The match between the above took place at Brunswick Park last week, before a fair number of onlookers. The game was a good one to watch, the play being of an open character. The Ports played well for three quar ,ters, the exception being the third quarter, when the 'Wicks got a run on which baffled all efforts to stop, and left a leeway almost hopeless of encompassing. But the Ports more than held their own in the final term, and finished very strong. The Teams. Brunswick.--Backs: Gillespie, Gib son; half-backs: Ross, Braid, M'Leod; centres: Swift, Chase, O'Connor; half-forwards: Munro, Harker. Clowe; forwards: M'Keon, Topham; followers: Sullivan, M'Kay, rover: Price. Ports.-Backs: Samson, Johnson; half-backs: Franklin, Carden, Stock dale; centres: Simmonds, Danks, Howlett; half-forwards: Treglown, Merrick, Marshall; forwards: MI'Con ville, Bailey; followers: Walton, Deas; rover, Barf...
Yarraville Baptists (10-14) beat Port Baptists (5-6). [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
Yarraville Baptists (10-14) beat Port Baptists. (5-6). In this match, which was played at Port Melbourne, the local team put up a hard game, but the visitors' sys tem' prevailed. The best players were H. Ross, J. Standford, H. Wood, F. Garner, C. Lusch, A. Lovell, and T. Jones. The Baptists play the local Wesleys to-day. The team has been putting in special preparation work, and feel confident of victory. The captain, J. McKissock, has re covered from his injuries, and will lead the team.
"LIKE A LUNATIC." Man's Language Costs Him £2. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
"LIKE A LUNATIC." Man's Language Costs Him £2. "I have no recollection of it," said George White, when charged before Messrs. Page and Testro, J.'sP., at the local court on Monday, with hav iing. been drunk and used "language" on the previous Saturday evening. "'We can't stand language like that, you know," commented Mr. Testro. as he' stirveyed the specimen that was :handed to him on a, piece of paper by Constable Dare. ' He's more like a ln;itairi thin anything • else ?wheii in dlriuk;,' s id the. constable, and White, w~ hoad thus' come within the grif of. 'tlhe lha1- t Montague, wias fined £2 for the :'lulity, and not the quantity, of the laniiage lie had used.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
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WILL SUPPORT WIFE. But Objects to Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
WILL SUPPORT WIFE. But Objects to Hospital. Proceedings in connection with a maintenance case at the Port Mel bourne court, on Thursday, were not without a touch of the comic. Emily Hagg, of 274 Nott-street, was com plainant, and George Francis Hagg was defendant. "He left me last November," said complainant with an affirmative nod of her black bonnet;' "and he earns from £2 to £4 per week. He smashed up the furniture, and left me without means of support." Defendant (mildly): Did you put 27 distinct, cuts in my head with a dipper and lay me up in the hospital? -No. Defendantg (admoniticely)': Now, Emily, niow lv `You: know where you are. (Lauiglihter) .The P. M. (Mr. N. Moore; briskly) -Did you put :27 cuts in his head? Witness: No, I did not put 27 cuts in his head. Well, how many did you put in? I did not hit him. with anything. Defendant: 'Oh, Emily, how can you? Did you objectto my speaking to the boy's finance? :I; The P.M. (dubiously) ::Eh, what:? The boy's finance? - The Cle...
A. N. A. Our Local Branch. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
A. N. A. Our Local Branch. The fortnightly meeting of the Port Melbourne branch of the A.N.A. was held at the Dispensary Hall on Tues day evening, under the presidency of Mr. D. King: The. correspondence included a .number of acceptances of invitations to attend the annual smoke night on June 6. Among these were the names of Messrs. Jas. Mathews, M.P.; Geo. Sangster, M.L.A.; and D. Bannerman, Secretary of the Metropolitan Com mittee; while an intimation from the Board of. Directors was given that that body would be represented by Mr Clem. Hack. Rifle Tournament. Some discussion followed on the reading of a letter fromi the Metro politan Committee, in which was set forth a proposal to hold a Rifle Tour nam,ent on similar lines to the previ ous one, the prize being a shield only. It was stated that entries were want edion or before Friday, June 12. Mr. R. J. Irwin said the fact of the matter was that the Metropolitan Committee had no funds. They had lost £2,600 on the exhibition. If t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
ENNIS.--In loving memory of my dear wife, Sophia Louisa, whc departed this life on 26th May. 1912, at Bay-street, Port Melbourne. Safe in the arms of Jesus, Safe on His gentle breast; There by His love o'er, shaded, Sweetly her soul shall rest. Hdrk! 'tis the voice of angels. Borne in a song to me; Over the fields of glory, Over the Jasper Sea. -Inserted by her loving husband, James Ennis.
PORT MELBOURNE HORTICULTURAL ASSOCIATION. Enthusiastic Initiation. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
PORT MELBOURNE HORTICUL TURAL ASSOCIATION. Enthusiastic Initiation. There was an attendance of about 30 people at the meeting convened by :Cr. Siiclair, in the Mayor's. roomi at thel Town Hall, on Thursday, May 14, for the pnurpose of forming a miuich needed. local -Horticultural Associa? tioni. If the" movement be-someiwhat belaited the issociation :sh'ouid liave e~very; prosipect of begiining a lusty and enthusiastic existence, judging firom the enthusiasm eviinced by those ;il attenlded ::Cr: Sinclair ?ccupied the chairi 'i d Mr2" J. Cronin: Curator of the Botanical Gardens?? and Mr. Bui~idett of ;the Enid Nurlsery, werk; present i e chairinni, said the ob ject: in calling a meeting was to try aidil promote a love :of- g~rdening iniongst the epeople: of Port'.Mel-. boi.irne: It liad ralw? s beei; a de sire of his to se: this muticipality tiale.ts place ;with others in the pro "ductioni of flowers, than which there :oiild surely be no more innocent and healthy diversion. Now that ...
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
PORT PICTURE THEATRE. ' A more tl,.n usuallyv attractive pro grainme will be- provided for patrons of the Port Theatre " nexit week. Amiongste the "star" filtus to be screened on Moinda:y Tuesday; and Wednesday is the . stirring drama, "Thor. Lord of the Juingle." It deals wiithliHeilry Barlum; son of a circus cwnuer, who goes to Africa on a mis sion to secure wild animals for his father's menagerie. There he makes the .acquaintance of Gene Brant, the beautiful daughter of John Brant, a Dutch. South African farmer. .This child of the country is singular in' a certain sense of daring that gives her remarikable control over the denizens. of the jungle. She has a devoted ad mirer in honiest Jan.i Karl, who lives. oil i neighbouring farm. Barlum is not sloiw to observe the beauty of Gene. Eventually Jan; the girl and Barlnum trekiacross county .inu quest of.big game. The scene next flashes to Thor, Lord of the Jungle, a s'plen did, black-maned, A fricail .lion, who stands triumphant ove...
PORT MELB. STALL. OVER £100 NET PROFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
PORT MELB. STALL. OVER izoo NET PROFIT. ,Additional returns to hand in connec tion with the local stall at 'the recent Druids' Gala have considerably increased. the success of the local committee's ener getic efforts. The Mayoress states that 1 the receipts are well up to the average, notwithstanding that receipts from most of the other stalls show a decline, and the net profit from the Port Melb. stall will be something over £100. In addition to those who have previously been men tioned as doing valuble work towards the successful outcome, the names of Misses Brookshaw, Hampton, Hocking and Free man must be added. The suite of furni. ture was won by Miss Geddes of Kensing ton (ticket No. 19,066). A list of prizes unclaimed to date will be found in our advertising columns this week.
COST OF LIVING. Co-operative Scheme Outlined. A Lukewarm Gathering. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
SCOST OF LIVING. Co-operative Scheme Outlined. A Lukewarm' Gathering.:: A :public meeting, to discuss the cost offliving'.;?iestion, convened at the'instance' of: the local branch of the P.LG?I : a: lield at Port Melbourne Town Haill, on Monday eveuing. The M3yor (C?. A L. Page) presided over an attenidance of about 100 people. The Mayor said the meeting was called to:.discuss the extortionate prices being' charged for the neces saries of life. He hoped that by dis.. cussion and -unity of. action ithey would' be iable ,to devise some means of. combating the evil of ever-increas ing prices. :Workers, though perhaps a little better paid than a few years previously, were finding it almost im possible :to live in reasonable com fort and hlie really did not know how people with families managed. Every menibe: of the Port Melbourne coun cil w:ia f of the same mind-that the position hIid' become so acute that some- definite action was necessary: Othe , democratic suburbs were watching Port...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
REXONA. The Rapid Healer is an Ointment which heals with remarkable rapidity. Unlike the old-fashioned ointments, dwhich are very slow in their action, Rlexona speedily effects its cures after : very few applications. Sold in trian -ular pots at 1/6 and 3/-. Obtainable 'everywhere. FIRST AID TO THE INJURED. Accidents are common in every house hold, and it is necessary to be ready for such emergencies. A bottle of Dr. Sheldon's Magnetic Liniment will re lieve many a sufferer. It takes the paih from every burn or bruise and is most healing to whatever applied. No family can afford to be without Dr. Sheldon's; Magnetic Liniment. Keep a bottle on a shelf in plain sight, that it may.be quickly found when needed. Price, 1/6 and B/-. Obtainable everywhere. AFTER OTHERS FAILED. '"I use Chamberlain's Pain Balm for sore throats and find one rubbing re lieves it," writes Mr. T. Dennis, Ilihi tahi, N.Z. "It worked wonders when t sprained my ankle, giving me immedi ate relief from pain after oth...
Missing Umbrella. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
Missing Umbrella. A lady's umbrella was taken in lieu of another at the recent Ladies' Night at the. local A.N.A. meeting. It was much valued by its, owner through. its association as. s: birthday present, and the present possessor will doubtless be glad' of the notifica tion that it may be left at the resi dence of the assistant secretary, at 158 Nott-street. Wanted: A Creche. Mothers in indigent circumstances, from whatever cause, who are anxi ous to replenish the daily larder by personal effort and without worry as to the well-being of their little ones, will be pleased to learn that the move ument to establish a creche in the heart of Port Melbourne, is proceed ing apace and shoull result in the accomplished fact before the winter season is far advanced-thanks to the energetic efforts of the secretary of the creche committee-MLiss E. Simons.. The committee is giving con sideration to an offer by Miss F. Archer: to organise a School for Mothers, in connection with the creche. on ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 May 1914
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