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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
PORT MELBOURNE PIGTIURE THEATRE, rCORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN EVEREEVENING. SUNDAY EVENING, SPECIAL PROGRAMME at 8 o'clock, MATINEE Every Saturday at 2.30 p.m. Professional Orchestra This Theatre is Conducted en tirely by UNION LABOR. SPECIAL PRIZES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS at the Matinee To-day, AT 2.30 p.m. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday LUCILLE LOVE, serles o, 2,000 FEET. A Sensational Instalment. Seeds of Chaos. 2,000 FEET. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday WOMAN'S WIT, S 1,600 FEET. The Stolen Code, 1,016 FEET. To be shown during the week: PIE FOR SOPHIE. Schooling of Mary Ann. DOE YAK. Kioto and its Temples. MUSICAL CLOCK. Danish Lady Gymnasts. Marrying Gretchen. Moralising Willie. Complete Change of Programme, Saturday & Wednesday Fresh Programme each Sunday Night. PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE -.- ls. STALLS - - SIXPENCE. Children Half Price Week Nights and Matinees, Saturday Nights Excepted 9' IL, k Buy your dress materials where you like, BUT Bring them to us to be Made ...
PORT MELB. v. WILLIAMSTOWN. TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
PORT ,ELB. v. W ?IUAMSTOWN. S TO-DAY.; . The te~amns- to play :against Willianis'. town this afternoon have been selected as follows :- Ports.first eleven-Taylor, McColl (3), St. John, Rademacher, Willmot, O'Brien; Schaefer, Hubbard, Freeinman.: - Second eleven-Moss, Jones, Iobau, Hair, Fairchild, Luseh, Craig, Hodgetts,: Arthur, Cark, Tate, Collin§ (12th man). Players catch 1.13 train fromFliniders street. . - Tho?e players who have not been picked in this match are not:to be disappointed, as the committee intend giving all a try during the season.
WHISKY REFUSED. Revolver Discharged in Bar. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
WHISKY REFUSED. Revolver Discharged in Bar. A manl ilnamed John Berry. fire man, entered the bar of the All Nations Hotel, Beach-street, at 8.30 ori th~i morning of the 9th"inst., and. demainded n hisky. The barman, John Thomas O'Callaghan, seeing that Beury was already under the influ ence of drink, refused to serve him with whisky and offered soda water. Berry thereupon drew a revolver from his clothing and fired a shot through the floor, afterwards re treating to the beach. The foregoing- was related to Messrs. Testro and Crichton, J.'sP., at the local court on Saturday, when Berry 'was called uponi to an swer charges of discharging firearms in a public place without permission of the local authorities, and with be ing drunk and disorderly. Senior-constable Jones 'arrested accused, and produced in court a re volver found in 'his possession, fi'om which one chamber had been- dis charged, and' three live cartridges were found in others. Accused's defence was that he took the revolv...
Second Elevens. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
Second Elevens. Won by Brighton by 89 runs on first innings. Brighton. 1st Innings ....... ...202 S2nd Innings, nine for .... 137 Bowling.--Lusch, two wickets for .19 runs; Tate, three for 23; Arthur, one for 14; Hodgetts, three for 22. Port Melbourne. First Innings. Arthur, b James............ 5 Cunninghame, b Wrhitby . ;. 0... Lusch, b James ... ..........14 Hoban, b James-... .. ..... 27 Craig, b Whitby ......... .. 12 B. Hodgetts, c Noall, b Whitby .. 8 Tate, run out ...... ....... 8 Clarke, not out .......... 23 W. Hodgetts, b James ...... 0 .?Moulin, st. Hammond, b James .. "0 L. Willmott, b James .. . ..... 5 Sundries .............. 11 Total. ...........113 Notes. This afternoon the premiership pennant will be unfurled. Ladies will supply afternoon tea. Ed. Hoban made 27 in fine style for the seconds. He was unfortunate in knocking his wickets down. Hubbard bowled with bad luck al though he captured two wickets. Hodgetts, Lush and Tate divided the bowling honors for the secon...
PROHIBITION CRUSADE. Referendum Sought. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
PROHIBITION CRUSADE. Referendum Sought. On Sunday last at the Ross-street Baptist Church the Rev. P. J. Mas ters· discoursed on the .subject of temlerance, basing his remarks on a text from St. Luke xxiii. chp., 23 v., R.V:, "And their (the people's) voices prevailed." After enlarging on the:text, the reverend gentleman said the call to-day was to apply the gireatest principle of democratic gov ernment in a particular direction--to legislate so as to deal with the great est' eneney : of :ankit-nd-the liquor triaffic or .drink libusiness. The:Liceii sing Act of 1906 conferred-upon the people the democratic .ight to com plefe local option.at the beginning of 1917. but indications in the press show .that there is imminent danger of the people being deprived of this right. The verdiet of the people was feared y all those who had vested interests in the traffic; they fenared that the application of the principle which secured the death sentence of Christ will also secure the death sen te...
V.J.C.A.—Third Grade. Railway United v. Howe Crescent. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
V.J ..A.-inird Grade. Railway United v. Howe Crescent. The above match, which was con cluded on Saturday, resulted in a win for the Railways by 10 wickets. At the finish of the first day's play, the Railways in their first innings made 123, and Howe Crescent had lost four wickets for 17 runs. When play was resumed on Satur day, E. Edwards and G. Cardwell, who were in great form with the ball, disposed of the six remaining bats men for three runs, each obtaining three wickets. Being 103 runs behind, Howe Cres cent had to follow on, and, making a much better stand in their second ifnnings, put together 111 runs before being disposed of. Those obtaining the wickets for the Railways were: E. Edwards, ten for 45; G. Cardwell, seven for 40; C. Birch. two for 12, and W. Tyrell, one for 13. The Railways, requiring nine runs to win, obtained them with out the loss of a wicket, which left them winners of the first match by ten wickets. The second round commences to day, when the Railways play...
North Ports Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
North Ports Cricket Club. The above club will start their first match to-day, when theyt will meet the North Melbourne District C.C., adt Royal Park. The team have been practising, well, and the ihew players have been showing.promise. Players are requested to catch the Brunswick tram and get off at Story-street, and must bear in mind that the match starts at. a quarter to three sharp. Supporters are notified that mem bers' tickets are now available, and can be'had for the small sum of 2/6. The Picture Night takes place next Tuesday evening, 20th. Octaber, and supporters are:asked to give the club a turn. The umpires appointed - _for the match are Walker and Waites. ' * Mr. E. Keyhoe has intimated his intention of presenting a ti'olhy for fielding. Players are requested tocatch the quarter to two train from North Port.
CORRESPONDENCE. AN URGENT APPEAL. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. AN URGENT APPEAL. (To the Editor). Dear Sir,-A special appeal is be ing made for funds to build a new chapel for our Seamen's Institute, at Port Melbourne; ours being con demned. As I am keenly interested in the work here, I am most anxious to help raise the money required, and. our committee are having a bazaar, which has been postponed on accoint of the war, until December 2nd and 3rd; Only those interested, and who work among our seafarers, can re alise .the urgent need ours is. This is my first ,public appeal during twen'ty-twb years' work for our be loved churchl biht it is a-special, and very urgent appeal,. and is for one -of the noblest objects. Last year, 4,370 men voluntarily remained to the service held-in the old wooden shed, indicating that seamen visiting pur Port deserve a proper place of worship. If your readers could spare produce of any-kind to stock a stall, I will be most grateful, as I count it a privilege to work for such a splendid band af men ...
LABOR PARTY. New Officers Elected. General Matters. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
LABOR PARTY. New. Officers Elected. General Matters.- : The usual branch meeting of the P.L.C. was held on Monday evening in the' supper room at the Town Hall. Public representatives present were: Mr. G. Sangster, M.L;.A. The Mayor (Cr. Smith), and Crs. Sinelair, Page, and Murphy (South Melbourne). Mr A. Tucker presided. Three new members, Richard Gill, jun.; Miss Essie Loxton, and Mrs. A. Smith, all of Bay-street, were ad mitted as new menlb.ers. Three young ladies t5idered resig nations-because on desiring to ask a question at a. previous meeting ther were told they were only new mem bers and should not interfere. No one appeared to know who had so informed the members in question; every speaker desired to retain their mhenmbership, and Secretary- Conniff spoke in high terms of the work done by the writers as~ trade unionists. With Mrs.. Cramer, he agreed that no person had' any right to tell young members they had:no righ~t to inter fer?.' , • r. It was decided to ask the disaf f...
LAGOON SITE FOR BUILDING. Board of Health Inspection. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
LAGOON SITE FOR BUILDING. . Board of Health Inspection. On Wednesday inemberg of the Board of Health inspected thelagoon site,- their object being to form an opinion as to-its suitability for build ing purposes. Mr. F. E. T. Cobb, assistant engineer to the Board, was present, and pointed out that from a health poirit of view it would be far better-to convert the land into a pub lic park, instead of subdividing for residential-sites. The locality was low-lying, the general elevation of its surface being not more than 10 feet -ab.ve the low-water mark of Hobsoh's Bay. If it were decided to, use the land- for" building purposes he considered that no cellar, yault, or underground room should be allowed; and that- the owner, or owners, of any building shbuld provide perman ent means for the free passage and: circulation of fresh air under the ground floors of each house.: Mr. Catani, chief, engineer of the Departmegt of Lands and Survey, in a reportcontended that the land was as good as ...
LAGOON DREDGING. Council Billed for £313. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
LAGOON DREDGING. " Council Billed for £313. An unpleasant surprise awaited councillors at their meeting on Tuesday, when an account was pre sented from the Harbour Trust, set ting out the cost of dredging the lagoon at £626/0/4, and askinrg the Council to forward payment-of its proportion of the cost, which was given at £313/0/2. Councillors (in chozrus) : Whalt does this mean? Cr. Sinclair said "L written agree ment with the old trust limited the Council's share of dredging expenses at £37/,'10/- per annunm. The present charge was air ninnovation established by the new Commission. The Town Clerk: It appears that the period covered by the original agreement between the Council and the, Trust haslapsed. The Mayor: What did we pay in 19137 The Town Clerk: The lagoon was not dredged last year. Cr. Howe: This charge is a big surprise to me. I recollect the agree ment being made that we should not be. called upon to pay more than £37 10/; -It is practically impossible for us to pay it. W...
Window Breaking. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
-Window Breaking. About midnight oa Saturday, two firemen from troopships berthed at our piers, whilst in a drunken condi tion, smashed the large sheet of plate .glass in thewindow of premises oc eupied by IMessrs. Cross and Pat terson, Bay-street. The men were ar rested and charged with being drunk and disorderly. In consideration of having been in confinement until Monday, they were discharged. ~ The law in regard to the-breaking of windows appears to be that provid ing the damage was not wilfully done there can be no redress. The view was taken-that these men, on account of their drunken state, fell through the window, accidentally, therefore no mention was made in court of the incident. This will come as a sur prise to most people who have re garded themselves as liable when breaking a .window, accidentally or otherwise.
CAULFIELD CUP. To Be Contested To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
CAULFIELD CUP. To Be'Contested To-day. , The final acceptances for the Caulfield Cup, which is to be run on the favorite course at Caulfield, this afternoon, at three o'clock, are: A handicap of £5000; second, £750, and third, £250 from the stake. One mihle and a half._ st.lb. BON TON ........ .: .. 811 AURInER ............8 9 SIR ALWYNTON...-. .... 8 9 RATHLEA (inc. 71b. pen.):.. 8 8 UNCLE: SAM .. .. . ..... '8 7 SYLVANMORE (inc 31b pen.) 8 4 ANNA CARLOVNA ....... :..8 3 ALECONNER .......... 8 1 FIRST PRINCIPLE ...... .8 1 EUBULUS...... . .... .7 11 OWEN ROE .... ....... 7 : 7 GREEK FIRE ........ .. 7 7 MINTSTONE...... ..'.. 7 5 MERITUS ............. 7 3 ST. CARWYNE ........7 1 IHUSH MONEY ........ 6 13 GLADWYN ............ ....6 13 MIRABLITE ... . . . .... 6 13 GARLIN...... ......... 6 9 WINSTON.......... .. 6 9 COAT O' MAIL ........ 6 7 '"Stirling" makes his selections thus: Aurifer .......... i Uncle Sam .... .... 2 Anna Carlorvna .. .... 3
Presbyterian Church. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
Presbyterian Church. The lecture onL "Life in the South Seas," which was to have taken place last Tuesday night, has been post poned till further notice. To-morrow (Sabbanth)l will be ob served as "Y.onug People's Day" throughout the Presbyterian Clhurch of Victoria. The morning subject, specially addressed to the children, will be "The MIessage and a Flower." The children will asseuible in the school hall at-' quarter to 11, and march into Church. - The evening snubject will be "A Profitable Invest mnent." The Guild and 'Young People's organisations will meet in the school hall, at a quarter to 7. This afternoon (Saturday) at 3 p.m. a Sale of Work will be opened and continue till 9.30 p.m. Admis sion free.
SAD BURNING FATALITY. Popular Resident Succumbs. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
. SAD BURN NG *ATALITY. Popular Resident Succumbs. An 'unfortunate burning accident befel Mrs. Annie Brennan, of 385 Pritice-street, on Saturday last; the injuries sustained causing her death at the Alfred HospitaFthe day fol lowing. It would appear that whilst engaged t skimmingfat off some soup in a boilei which was standing on the kitchen table,; a hessian apron- which was worn caught fire from the back. 'eel ing the heat, Mrs. Breunan put her hands behind when the lames ran up her arms and she was soon ablaze, being most severely burnt about the upper portion of the body. Mrs. May Dermot, a married daughter residing Sat 402 Bay-street, was called shortly after, three o'clock, and found her mother lying on a bed in a most seri ous condition. Mrs. Brennan then explained how it happened, and that when on fire she ran into the yard -and fell down. Her cries brought Sassistance, and she was wrapped in a blanket and carried to the bedroom by? a Mr. McPherson. Dr. Knight was at onced c...
Holy Trinity. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
Holy Trinity. The scholars' concert on Tuesday was a pronounced success, anJ we learn it is to berepeated. To-morrow is the day of Humilia tion and In~tereession, appointed throughout the province of Victoria on adcount of the drought. There will he celebrations of Holy Commun ion at 8, also at 11. The Vicar will be the pl)relaher at 11, and the Rev. A. B. Tress, organising secretary. (of C.E.M.S., in the evening.
WRONG STEP. Young Woman's Mistake. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
. WRONG STEP. Young Woman's Mistake. Olive Olsen," 24.years,,marrie'd, re siding" at Gladstone-street, . was brought before Mr. Hester, J.P., on Tuesday, at the local court, charged ivith being drunk and disorderly on the 'l2th inst. She pleaded guilty. Constable ?cClure said hle arrest ed. Olsen in Nott-street at 9 o'clock the night previous. She was drunk, but gave no trouble. M•r. Hester: Well, what have you to say? Mrs. Olsen: Nothing. Mr.- Hester: How old are you? Are you married?. Olsen: Yes. I am 24 years of age. Mr. Hester:' I'm sorry to see a young woman like you take the wrong step. A lady then came forward and said Olive Olsen was her, married daughter, iand resided with her in consequence of her husband being away. She worked for withness, and in return she kept her. Defendant went out at night, and consequently this was the second time she had been chargedi with drunkenness. 'If she came up again she lioped the ,magis trate would put her iaway. Mr:"Hester: Al?=young-: W...
Miniature Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
Miniature Rifle Shooting. The local A.N.A. muniature rifle team beat Elsteinwick oa. Monday last by 13 points. Scores.-Ports, 166; Elsternwick, 153. Messrs.: Wal ters, Prest, Page; M'Pher..on and Ewart each scored 24, tlh'e highest score recorded. Mr.. W :W. WalTers has now scored 190 points out of a possible 200 during the competition. The team so far is unbeaten.
CRICKET. Our Senior Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 17 October 1914
CRICKET. Our Senior Club. The match against Brighton was continued last Saturday on Brighton ground. Indications after the fall of the latter's sixth wicket, at 117. Francis and Campbell had taken the score to 187, when the tide turned" against the Brightonians, Campbell. being run out for a useful 21. Fran cis did not long survive his partner, as when he had reached 6 he gave his first chance, and was held. His batting was of a safe yet high order, and he got the ball-to the fence seven times. The innings finished for 209. Port's second innings was sensa tional. The first four batsmen went for 21, then in 16 nminutes St. John andC Willmott added 64 before the stumps were drawn, St. John getting 60 by terriffec hitting in that short space of time; without a chance. His figures were-1,2,3,3,2,1,6,6,4,6,6,4,4, 6.6. Port Melbourne won on the first innings by 44 runs. Port Melbourne. - First Innings:.. ........ 253 i- Second Innings. O'Brien, e:Cole, b King ..... . I1 Moss, c Campbell, ...