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BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
BOIWLING. Spleidid weather conditions pre vailed last Saturday, when the Ports A4 teams played the North Fitzroy champions at Fitzroy, and, after a splendid game, Ports won by five points chiefly through the good 6 f1 H of TTia,-ndi utis rink. who ton wis holding his own in great style ui?til about the twentieth end, when as chance shot removed all his bowls out of the couniting area, and gave th'e Fitzroy a hat full, but with all tha' in Wootton was only beaten by 2. Johnson and Hayman were working their rinks close up at the finish; the players responded to the call whenever wanted by their skip pers. Johnson was defeated by 4, and Hayman by 1. The result goes to show that the Ports have a strong team in the field this season, and every player seems to be placed in correct positions. It would not be ,. surprise to see the pennant come this way. Scores: Port Melbourne v. North Fitzroy. PM NF i. Spielvogel, Fraser, Harrop, -Johnston .......... 24 - Robertson, Magnus, Martin, Beacham...
OBSCENE LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
OBSCENE LANGUAGE. Whilst a large crowd had cougre gated oni our front on Tuesday after nocn, Senior-constable Cuthbert noticed a young man lyinlg on the sand in a drunken stupor. Tie was nroused and advised to go on board his v\essel, he being a trimmer onl thile Oirvieto by occuiitfion. The eienior assisted. him to .bisfeet, and.Lall went well until joined lv1 h inate near the stevedores' pay-house. Then he made use of most obscene expressions in thie heari~'m of ladies iin-the vicinity. uind was locked up. ir. Hiester. J.P., after ,perulsing a list submitted.hy the Senior oni Wed nesday, remarked that :it was- the " same old thing." Fredk. Carter. thie :emulsed, said hlie didn't remember using' such ex pressions, but Constible WaTlshl. who was present ait the time, corroborated the Senior-constable. Mr. I-Hester imposed ai fine of 20,/ or seven days.. ITe added: "I trust the police will see to it that this man is takell away iby his ship, which sails to-day."
WITH THE NATIVES. Dispensary's Drug Supply. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
WITH THE NATIVES. --4- - Dispensary's Drug Supply. The President, MIr. J. Nolan, pre sided at the usual fortnightly meet ing of the local branch of the Aus tralian Natives' Association on Tues day evening. The business consist ed of a report submitted by the com mittee dealing with unfinancial mem bers on the books. The recommenda tion was that these members should be visited, and a report submitted to the branch. The Metropolitan Com mittee advised an exterision of time for taking entries for .the debates' tournament until November 18th. Mr. Ewart reported that the rifle team had finished shooting in its section, winning every match. The semi filnal shoots would be entered upo!l during Noyember, w vhei the leading teams in the six sections will try conclusions. MIr; Page, ex-president, congratulated the team on its suc cess, and IMr. J. J. Sinn referred to the excelleit shooting of MIr. W. Walters. Mr. Sanderson reported proceedings at the last meeting of the Dispensary Committee. ...
Railway United v. Court Prince of Wales. V.J.C.A., Third Grade. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
Railway, United v. Court Prince of Wales. V.J.C.A., Third Grade. The second rounil of the. competi tion was commenced on Saturday, when the above teams met on the g'rouind of the latter, at Middle Park. The Railways, batting first, made 120 truns before being dismissed. - The only batsmen to make any stand against the bowling of J. Hewit·t (five for 34), who has only one leg and played with the aid of a crutch, were G. Neuchew (30), H. Reilly (21), G. Curdwell (16), W. Tyrell (15) and G. M'Donald (10). Court Prince of Wales, in their first innings, have lost seven wic kets for 37. E. Edwards (five. for 1.9), and G. Cardwell (one for 9), bowvling best for the Railways. The committee desires to thank the following office-bearers for the donatious received :-President, Mr. A. Dunn, £2/2/; patrol, Mr. W. HIooper 1.0/6; vice-presidents, Messrs G. Brooks, £1/1/; A. Henderson, £1 1/; J. O'Sullivan, 10/6; Mrs. Whit ton, 10/6; E. Wale, 10/6; V. Uniacke 10/6; B. BMyers, 10/6; G; W. Briggs, 10...
South Ports v. S. M. District Footballers. V.J.C.A., 3rd Grade, 2nd Round. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
South Ports v. S. M1. District Footballers. V.J.C.A., 3rd Grade, 2nd Round. - This match commenced last Sat urday on the latter's ground, at rear. of barracks, military reserve. The lootballers, winning the toss, deci'd ed on batting first, and soon collared the bowling. The first wicket fell for 3, then a stand was made by Way and Murdock, who took the score to 52 before the latter was caught for .25. McNanght followed, and another stand was made, the score being taken to 110 for the third wicket, when McNaught was bowled for 25. At 119. Way was caught for a well played. innings of 61. M'Conville and MPDonald then got going, and put together 40 and 34 respectively. When Boyle was 22 not out, the innings was closed with seven wic kets -for 219 runs. Rooney, three for 41, Biggsley, one for 18; Neely, two for 64; parey, none for 35; White, none for 27, and W. Ryan, one for 26, doing the bowling. With half aih hour to hat, South Poirts started their innings, but lost three wickets' for...
First Orient Lodge, No. 197, I.O.G.T. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
First Orient Lodge, No. 197, I.O.G.T. Thi's lodge, on board tile s.s. Orvieto, held a mneeting in the Good Templars' lodge-room oil Wednesday, 14th inst., the Chief Templar presid ing. Bro. and Sister Gipson ,Grand Lodge officers, were present as visi tors, also members from the Mel lourne,. Richlmond United, Dawn of HIope, and Footseray Welcome lodges. A topical temnperance talk on Pro hibition proved interesting and in straetive, the following testimony in its favor bieing given from the Pro hiMition State of Northl Dakota: The Governor of the State, inl a re cent message to the StaLe LegislatuLre. -said: Rainy days hmve not the les sons for the farmmers as before; mer chants and business .men, engaged in lawful pursuits enjoy the idvimantages of caih sales, which formerly were secured by the saloons. Our cities, inLstead of being filled with vacant bluildings, are building more. to keep p'ce with the demands of trade and consequent increase ini growth and general pirosperity seen...
Baptist Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
Baptist Cricket Club. Last Saturday, the above engaged Collins-street, on the local ground. Ports, winning thile toss, went in and compiled 89, whilst Collins-street re sponded with 27,-all out. Ports fol lowed on with four down for 24. The b-Stting honors were shared by S. H. Holmes,_ 14 and 15. not out; iW. Holmes, 24; W. Fletcher, 15, and G. Lovell, 11. Bowling: W. Holmes, fonu wickets for 12 runs; E. Kelley, two for 12 . Notes. Punctuality should be observed; an e:arly start means an early finish. Prior to the match last Saturday. Jim Mac. was elected vice-captain. The first two wickets down on Sat urday last were cleverly stumped by back-stopl Fletcher. "Unsportsmanship! " As some have stnated does not prevail "physical .disability." "Business" and "attrac tion elsewhere" are the excuses of the humble three. The object of the club is the ob tainmnent of cricket free from any ob jectionable features, and the better acquaintance of friendship of the young men of the church.
PATRIOTIC. Local Fund's Progress. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
PATRIOTIC. Local Fund's Progress. The Mayor's fund, which has been energetically supported by a solid working committee of ladies, now ac counts for a sum of £248 banked to its credit. This i'epresents various donations received, together with amounts realised by public effort. The proceeds from the Sunday after noon picture concert given by Mr. A. Rogers, also the concert organised by Mr. Frank Barbour, have to be added to the amount banked when accounts are adjusted, and there are a few promised donations yet to come in. Otherwise donations ini cash are at a standstill; the liberality of the people, apparently, has become ex hausted, In view of the fact that a very large number of people who could well afford a donation to such a worthy object have not responded, this is regrettable. Perhaps some are waiting to top the list on the eve of its closing. Any donations, either from indi viduals or as the result of public functions, have been banked by the cominittee as. .received,) and...
Church Bazaar. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
Church Bazaar. On Wed.es.day evening tile a"nual ILhazaIr iln co.ucetion with the F?nr rell-street Methodist Church was opened, the function heing continued on Thursday ald Friday evenlings. The attendanne on opelning night was small. The bnzaar is organised for the purpose of removing a small dlebt existing..
Leave for Marriage. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
Leave for Marriage. On Monday, Mr. H-Iugh Dentry, se mond son of Mr. C. O. Dentry, an iri structor at thd Nott-street State school; entered into the bh6nds of matiimony with Miss Theobdora Maud. HI-gens, hecoud daughter? .hof Mrs. I-l'agens and tile late Mr T. G. Eagens, at one time a well-known member of the Mielbourne Stock Exchange: The bridegroom had enlisted for service with the headquarters Army Service Corps, and leave was obtained prior to the departure of his vessel from Port Melbourne for thie purpose of termiinating a matrimonial engage ment and making his sweetheart a wife. The ceremony was performed by thie Very Reverend Dean of Mel bourne, at St. John's Church, Tooqrak. The company assembled, afterwards adjourned to the Francatelli, where the health of the bride and bride groom was proposed and duly hon ored, :the young couple being show ered with good wishes, noqt the least being that the period before re-union would be of short duration.
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
Obituary. The death of Mr. Maurice Toohig occurred on Monday evening last after an illness extending over some weeks. The deceased,., who was but 23 years of age, for a number of years managed the Prince Alfred Hotel, Bay-street, and was extremely well-known. From some unknown cause hemorrhage through the nos trils set in, and although plugging and other means of stopping the flow were resorted to, they proved unsuc cessful. Eventually he was removed from his residence ill Clarke-Street to St. Vincent's Hospital, where he expired at 8 o'clock on Monday even ing. At the Natives' meetirig on Tuesday, of which Association the late Mr. Toohig was a. member, Mr Geo. Allison feelingly referred to his lamented death, and moved that the branch forward a letter of condo lence with deceased's relatives. This was carried by members upstandinpg.
"Windsor Magazine." [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
"Windsor Magazine." The October lnumber of the "Wind sor Magazine" has been considerably enlarged from the usual proportions in order to make room for extra pages, bound into the number as a special supplement, devoted to the subject of the Great War. Under the title of-"The Empire's Splendid Rally to the Mothei Country," is givqn an interesting survey of the work which the loyalty of the Overseas Domin ions has undertaken with such fine enthusiasm, and illustrasting this theme appear many interesting por traits. That of His I Majesty King George is accompanied hy the latest photographs of his two soins, the Prince of Wales, who hIas joined the FTirst Grenadier Guards, and Prince Albert, who is with the Fleet on I.~l.S. "Collingwood." Prominent in a long gallery are also recent por traits of many of the leglers in the noble demonstration bf Imperial Unity which has followed the out break of the War, among them the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia,. and the Premiers of...
Workers' Compensation. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
Workers' Compensation. It is understood that the Workers Accidents Compensation Act, which was to have been brought into opera tion on October 1. will be in force before the date of the general elec tion. Mr. Murray, the Chief Secre tary said that no date had been de finitely fixed. but in political circles it is thonught that November 12 will be selected.
AMONGST THE JUNIORS. North Ports v. North Melbourne District. (1st Grade, V.J.C.A.) [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
AMONGST rTHE JUNIORS. North Ports v. North. Mlelbourne District. (1st Grade, V.J.C.A.) forth Ports started their first mateh last Saturday, at Royal Pairk, ,When thley engaged North Melbourne District. Prior to tile match, T. IHuglhes was elected captain, aid Erskine Keyhoe vice-captain. North Ports won the toss and decided to have first use of the wicket. E. Key hoe and J. Cuminins were the first batsmen, but the partnership was short, for Cummins after making two, was howled by Yates. J. Stein filled the vacancy, and after making a single, played the ball on'to his wic ket. P. Cnumnins followed, tlod after mnlking 4 was caught. T. Lewis now partnered E. Keyhoe, and put a better coinplexion on the game, and the score was carried to 68, when the latter was bowled for a well-made 27. T. lughes and Lewis added 19, when the former was howled by.Youl den. A. Wellington and Lewis kept together till 102 appeared, when the latter was eanuht for a well-made 31. II. Bacon and Wellington adde...
Second Elevens. PORT MELBOURNE v. WILLIAMSTOWN. First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
Second Elevens. ,? . PORT MELBOURNE v. WILLIAMS TOWN. - First Inniugs. R. Livingstone, b Tate ...... .. ..25 J. Outen, c sub., b Lusch . ... ..:4 S. Pilling, e Hoban,.b Tate .... 30 J. Abberton, b Hair .... .. .. :0 D. Kerr, b Hair .0.. .... . .. O HI. Fry, b Hair :. .. :: 4... 4 J. Coward, e Arthur, b Hanir : ;. : A. Gebbie, b Luhsch ... .. .:'. 7 1.. R. Davis, run out; . .-.- . 1. . :.. ::i E. Outen, run out .1. . . E. Jackson, not oult : :::.:0:.? ?O Sundries .. 5 ... . . -Total .. .....77 Bowling.-Luseh,: ti~o wi? c ets for 31 runs; Tate, one for 32 Hani;, five for 9. Port Melbourne; First Innings.:: Mos., b Outen ....:. ....7 J. Craig, not out.. .... ... 46 Fairchild, b Oute .. .... 11 E. HIobanu, c Pilling, b Outen ... 27 C. Lusch, e and b Ontenu. 0:.::O B. Hair, not out . .... .. .. .. 5 L. Arthur, not ourt ... 0. . .. . O Sundries : ...... . .. ..17 Four wickets 1for . ...:13 Bowlii,. -Oaten, four-wickets -or 27 runs. - Notes. - P Hubbard's bowling, eight for 38, stands as a...
CRICKET. Our Senior Club. Good Prospects of Victory. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
CRICKET. Our Senior Club. Good Prospects of Victory. The match between Port Melbourne and Williamstown, which was vieived with considerable interest -on ac count of Williamstown being the only towiw to defeat Ports last season, ,at tracted iabout 500 people to the local ground last Saturday. Williamstown ba'tted first, and were all out for 82 at 4 o'clock. The wic ket was faster than the visitors have been accustomed to. of recent years, and to this fact, coupled with the fine bowling of a youth named Hubbard, from the Dunlop Rubber Co.'s team, might the fishing villagers' downfall be attributed. Delivering a _good length ball .of the fast-medium type, IHubbard, a right-hander, had 13 runs lit off him before he got a wicket. Bowling unchanged, with the wind, hle finished up with eight for 38 (off 16 overs), 12 of.the runs having been detained off one over by Kilgour and Brown, who added 31 for the ninth' vicket. Alf. Mills, whlo opened the innings with his brother, batted an i hoar ...
The Scheme's Progress. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
The Scheme's Progress. The arst electric illuminant was displayed in Port Melbourne on the night of September 7, of last year. A good number of house connections were made in readiness for the en ergy, but the satisfactory position to day is that 310 consumers are re ceiving light and energy from the council's mains, the consumption be ing good. On Wednesday, the Railway pier was connected with energy for test ing purposes, the Trust not yet be ing quite settled in regard to re quirements. New connections have been very slow since the outbreak of war, but maintenanbe work proceeds as usual.
OUR ELECTRICAL SCHEME. New Power Tariff Proposal. Committee Will Recommend Adoption. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
OUR .ELECTRICAL SCHEMIE. New Power Tariff Proposal. Committee Will Recommend Adoption. More than one large factoriy owner or director in Port Melbourne has ex pressed willingness to the local coun cil to become customers for electric energy, providing it can be supplied at a reasonable rate. The council has been anxious to meet the requirements of all inter ested, but was not disposed to supply energy at a loss. Therefore, it con eluded that the better method of ar ri?ving at a satisfactory selling basis was to accept the opinion of an ex pert as to what woiuld or would not pay them. Consequently, Mr. J. F. Carmody received a brief to go into this mat ter and report. At the council com mittee meeting on Tuesday night his report was considered, Mr. Carmody also being present. After going into the subject at length, . the committee decided .tbat the cot?ncil should. be recommended to adopt the scale submitted by -Mr. Carmodv. which is.set out as under: "The Chairman, Electric Supply C...
A. W. A. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 24 October 1914
A. W. A. The Port Melbourne Ibranch of the A.W.A. held its usual fortnightly meeting on October 14. The Presi dlent. Miss Hodges, presided. Two p)rdpositions for membership one honorary and one full benefit were re ceived. Invitations were sent to the Albert. Park and South Melbouirne lilbranchles o1 the A.W.A. to attend a "Mock Wedding" oni Wednesday, Oc lober 28th. This will be liortrayed in the lodge-rooum. I)ispensary Hall. Members are reminded that the meet ing starts at 7.30 p.m. sharp. and that it is a "Pound" night. Membersc are invited to bring lady friends at 8.30.p.m. Admission, a small pre sent.