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TOWN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
TOWN :COUNCIL. The ordinary meeting of the Town Council was held on Tuesday; The Mayor (Cr. Thos. Smith) presided, and Crs Page, Tucker, Walter, Howe, Crichton, and Sinclair were present. Holiday Desired. The ;joint secretaries of the Schools' Picnic committee, Mesdames M. Banton and K.: Middleton, made application to have Wednesday, 18th November, gazetted as a public holi day for the purpose of holding the annual schools and citizens' picnic at Lilydale. Cr. Sinclair moved that the re ques't be complied with. He under stood that the teachers would not be paid if the day was not gazetted as a holiday. The Mayor: I further understand that the teachers are going to be of some assistance. Cr. Sinclair: Yes. The motion was agreed to. Cost of Electric Energy. Mr. Carmody, the expert appoint ed to report as to the lowest, price electric energy can be- supplied to factories .for powerpurposes, pre sented a report and attended in per son.- After consideration and ex planations by. Mr. Carm...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
NEVER HESITATES TO RECOFM MEND THEM. "My daughter suffered with indiges tion and tried many medicines without getting relief," writes MIrs. E. J. Os borne, Spensley Street, Clifton Hill, Vic. "Having Chamberlain's Tablets in stock, I advised her to try them, which she did, getting immediate relief. I take Chamberlain's Tablets myself, and find they are the best medicine of their kind that it is possible to get." Sold by E. Parsons, grocer, Bay Street. The Mayor reported on Tuesday evening that out of 110 cases of diphtheria and 13 of scarlet fever, being tieated at the Infectious Dis eases Hospital, only two cases of diphtheria were from Port Mel bourne. Good! COLDS ON THE CHEST. "'My little son was a great sufferer from bad colds on the chest," says Mr. Gronow, Station Street, Seymour, Vie. "'At tinmes he was so bad that he would be just choking for breath and nothing I tried for him seethed to give him relief. I was recommended to try Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and in one- night I...
Royal Charter v. Wellington. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
Royal Charter v.'Wellington. To be played at the rear of Ports' ground to-day. Royal Charter's team will Ae picked from the follow ing:-Allbright, Tyrrell (2), Lacey, Cargill, Curwood (c.), Matson, Lud wick, Toohey, Clark, Briggs, Rowan, Moxiam; -Wilsoi, anid Harrington. Thio match between Royal Charter and .Gordon, played at Yarraville, resulted ini a win for the Ro4yanl by one run on the first innings. Scores: Royal Charteri, 59--Matson 15, Lud wick 14, Allbrigh~t 14. Gordon, 58 -Mantson, Six for 26; Allblright, two for 9; Cargill, two for 9. Royal Charter, second innings, 100. W. Curwood and J. Tyrrell were elected captain and vice-captain for the season. The committee. wish to acknow ledge the foliowing .donations: Mr. W. Stocker, £1; E. Stocker, 10/-; D. M\'Callum, 5/- and trophy; C. R; Briggs, 5/-; W. Clothier, 12/6.
St. John, the Cricketer. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
St. John, thegCricketer. Referring to the sensatwional bat ting display last Saturday, by St. John, at Brighton, the "Age" says: What surely is a record for fast scoring ?wvas established by the Port Melbourne batsman, St John. He went in at 5.44 p.m., aid in the six teen minutes knocked up 60 runs. He hit six 6's, and three 4's. He was associated with Willmott during the sensational hitting, but his partner only made 4. St. John in the first innings scored 89 runs, Willmott also being his partnier, and -in that innings hit four 6's. Port Melbourne has for years been noted for its hard hitters, but this most recent feat easily eclipses any)lrevious perform ance. The spectators cheered St. John as he .returned..when stumps were drawn.
POLICE NEWS. A Big List. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
POLICE NEWS. A Big List. The accommodation provided at the local police station.was taxed to its utmost during the night of Friday last, 9th inst. This was through the vigilance displayed by the local police in their endeavoui to suppress drunken and disorderly conduct in the town. On Saturday morning the prisoners were brought before Messrs TeStro and Crichton, J.'sP. Disgusting Conduct. John Lawrence, an elderly main, pleaded guilty to a charge of being drunk and disorderly on-the 8th inst. Senior-constable Jones said accused was conducting himself in a disgust ing manner in Stokes-street, before the lads and lasses going to their work at Messrs. Swallow and Ari'els. Constable Lynch, of Mlontague police, said Lawrence was an 3old of fender, and it was only a few days since he had arrested him at Mon tague. Accused said that he was an old manu and very little drink affect ed him. A fine of £5 or one month's imprisonment: w's imposed. Troopshiji's Fireman i~Iicharged. . John Cullen,...
Graham-street Wesleys. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
Graham-streeet Wesleys. Last Saturday, : Graham-street c~oncluded their match with East Brunswick, and were defeatfed by 5, runs on the first innings. Bruns-. wick's second innings yielded 86 runs -W. Nicholson 28, and A. Akam 23, being the .chief run-getters. A. Riach, three for 13, W. Rendall four for 24, and R. M'Donnell, ~three for 40, secured the wickets. With fifty minuhtes to go, and 141 runs wanted to win,. Graham-street went in for some lively hitting, and at call of time had scored 73 runs for the loss of three wickets. W. Rendall hit hard for 39 not out, as did also R. Trevorrow, 16 not ount, and Norm; Carnie..15, wvas going well when he was unfortunately run out. To-day, Grahamn-stieet have a bye, and will meet for practice on their wicket in the bend.
Inebriates. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
Inebriates. Before the Police Magistrates and Messrs. Testro and Crichtbn, J.'sP., on Moiday, a further batch of men was charged..with being drunk and disorderly. Oscar Nelson was fined 5/ for his condition on the 10th inst. John ALthhu: Smith, for a similar :bf fence, .said he w'asn't drunk, but~ ivould plead giilty all the 's'aine: -The bench refused to accept this plea whie'upon Constable Boyd te~ftified. to his condition when in RoFs.street, where he was damaging a pair of children's stockings. Smith said his excited condition was the result of a domestic difference. In consideration of his detention since Saturday, he was discharged. Walter Stanford, William Leggatt, alid John Ellis, troopships' firemen, who pleaded guilty, were also discharged. Winm. Athall, who; according to Senior constable Cuthbert, made use of od scene language in front of the pic ture theatre at 10.30 on the Satur day night, denied ever using such ex pressions when sober. The senior said he voiced the lan...
North Ports Junior. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
North Ports- Junior. The match between tile Juniors and Gordon Parades stands thus:--Jun iors, 71 and one for 28; Gordons, 82. For Juniors, MI. Mfurray (30) not out, and G. Stevens, 13, batted best. Bowling.--Murray, five wickets for 20 runs; J. Donnelly, three for 25, and W. O'Brien, one for 12.
Our Mayor on Patriotism. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
1-Our Mayor on Patriotism. The Mayor (Cr. Thos. Smith) has left for a tour through Mildura and district in connection with Friendly Society work. Whilst away, Cr. Smith is booked for a patriotic ad dress at Mildura on Sunday. after noon, and on Monday. and Tuesday evenings will give similar addresses in neighbouring villages. *On Wed nesday he will. visit Donald or St. Arnaud, according to arrngements yet to be made, and speak there, re turning to Melbourne on Thursday.
PATRIOTIC FUND. POCKET-BOOKS FOR VOLUNTEERS DONATIONS AND EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
PATRIOTIC FUND. . - ,. POCKETBOOKS FOR VOLUNTEERS DONATIONS AND -EVENTS. Additional donations to the local patriotic fund are-Mr. and Mrs. Moore (ioore & Co.), :2 2s.; employees of Borer & Co. third and fourth instalments of £1; collected by Boy Soouts, 4s.; Misses McDougall and Stevens and Mas ter Roy McDougall, 17s. ld. It was the intention of the Mayor, councillors and citizens to give volunteers from the Port a public send-off to-night, but information from Senator Pearce makes this impossible, as leave .will not be granted. Therefore it has been de cided to give each a pocket-book, which will have an inscription in gold. Ini case any volunteer should be overlooked, names and addresses should be sent to Mr. A. V. Heath, town hall, Port Mel. bourne, and same will be sent on Mr. Geo.Dickson is arranging a grand empire concert in the town hall on 16th November. The committee are holding a Jumble Fair in the supper room on Friday, at 8 o'clook, in aid of the fund. Th...
SUNDAY SCHOOL CONCERT. A Splendid Display. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
SUNDAY SCHOOL CONCERT. - ·.. , . . - A Splendid Display. On Tuesday evening scholars at Holy Trinity-ave a concert in the School. Hall, whiclih was well- filled with children and their friends, 'who spent a delightful evening. The Vicar presided, and. expressed his pleasure.at the large assemblage. Master McKie opened the programme with a well-perfbrmed overture on the piano, which was followed by a mnarch in which a large number of girls took part, their performance be ing excellent. "Items were given by Miss Thelma Taylor who sling "Life's Lullaby," very sweetly; a recitation by Miss Vicky Sandford, who re sponded to an encore, and a trio '"A Bird in Hand," by the Misses Mit chell, Stenniken, and Howa. The first .part of the programme concluded with an action song., entitled "Caller Herrin," by a niumber of little girls. The second part ivas made up with hoop. drill by scholars, a song by Miss Boyden, recitations by Miss Vicky Stanford, song by Miss Tay lor, and a Maypole dance by...
ASSAULT ALLEGED. Girl and Debt Collector. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
ASSAULT ALLEGED. Girl and Debt Collector. A peculiar charge of, assault was heard.by Messrs. Smith (chairman), Testro, Armstrong, and Howe, at the local .court on Thursday. - Joseph Levy, 33 years a collector for S. Nathan, Elizabeth-street, was charg ed with assaulting a young woman named Lily May Miller, on .tlh 7th October. Mr.' J. Nolan appeared for informant.. Levy conducted his own defence. Lily May Miller, 19 years of age, r1siding at 179 Beaconsfield-parade, said that on the 7th. inst., she visit edMrs. Bidmead,"at 82 Beach-st~eet, Port Melbourne. Accused came in and asked for Miss Crawley, a first daighter of Mrs..Bidmead's. Wit .ness told him that both were out, whereupon it was alleged that Ievy said he had authority to go through the house, and, because witness pro tested, called her a - thing and struck her to the floor with his open hanId. FraIncis Crawley: a child, gave. cor roborative evidence Questioned by Levy she deuni.?smaking a nasty noise with her mouthi'at Li;...
Baptist Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
Baptist Cricket Club.. The above club meet Collins-street Baptists on the local ground to-day. All members are requested to be on the ground by 2.30 p.m., when the position of vice-captain will be filled. Notes. The big win at'the expense of WilI liamstown should put the team in good spirits. It is pleasing to4ote that Mr. John Joyce has offered his services as hon orary umpire. At practice ona Saturday last, quite an unfortunate accident begel the "village smithy." Under the weight of delivering a ball, his knee gave way, consequently, he has de cided to temporarily quit the playing arena. Prior to the opening match against Williamstown, Mr S. H. Holmes, cap tain,. addressed the team in a kindly way and the putting into practice of his remarks .will materially assist the team. . -
WAR DECRIED. At Town Hall Meeting. Misses Pankhurst and Goldstein's Views. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
WAR DECRIED. At Town Hall Meeting. Misses -Pankhurst and Goldstein's. - Views.: The -Women's Political Association, qf which the Misses Vida Goldstein and Adela Pankhurst play a leading· part, addressed a well-attended meet ing in the local Town Hall on Mlon day evening, the subject under dis cussion being the present European war. Miss Goldstein, prior to introduc ing Miss Pankhurst, said the,pre sent meeting was the forerunner of others throughout the State. Their -association was non-party, and was in existence for the purpose of pro tecting women and children. War was essentially a women's question because women and children suffered most. They had all heard what had taken place at Broadmeadows Camp last week. It was only rumor, be cause the daily papers had been sil ent about the- whole affair. These papers should be the first to come to the assistance of women and child ren,. yet they lhad remained quiet while it was rumored that a young girl had been outraged by soldiers~ The...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
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ITEMS OF NEWS. Naturalised Stevedores. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. Naturalised Stevedores. The State Cabinet on Monday gave consideration .to the representation of naturalised membeis of the Port Phillip Stevedores' Association, of Austrian and German birth, who' complained that they were unable-to obtain support for their wives and families; because other memnbers of the association refused to work where they were employed. The mat ter was left with the: Premier and Minister for Publie Works to deal with. "We will consult with the Prime Miinister, and see how -ie can best utilise these men's servicees," said the Premier. "Some of them have been naturalised for 40 years."