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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
PORT IELBOURNE PICTURE THEATRE, CORNER OF BAY & LIARDET STS. OPEN EVERY EVENINC. 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 2.3o p.m. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday Lucille Love. 7TH SERIES. Lurch for Power. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Won in the Clouds. To be Screened during the week: Gazettes. Latest War News. The Girl at His Side. Never Lend Your Boots. A Gipsy Romance. Snookin's Flirtation. The Man Within. Sophie Starts Something Snow Balling. - The Dancing Craze. The Park of Conserta.. C;omplete Change of Programme, Saturday & Wednesday Fresh Programme each Sunday Night. PRICES: DRESS CIRCLE - - Is. STALLS- - SIXPENCE. Children Half Price Week Nights and Mlatinees. Saturday Nights Excepted "WHIPS" CLUB Picture Night has been Postponed from Tuesday COup Night) till the Night following (W...
ELECTRIC SPARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
LECiTRIC SPARKS. Cup Day Next- Tuesday. The year's best holiday. Port "punters," and .others who can admire the big rice without a *wager will alike congregate at, Flemington on Tuesday. We wish all a good outing. Call in at the Port theatre next week. See its cup week programme. The leases of market buildings will expire in a few months, when the shop properties erected thereon will revert to our Council. Big power users are to be offered big concessions in the cost of electric current after March next. This move should induce new industries to the town. Troopships to convey Victoria's next contingent will shortly ap pear at our piers. A liner now at Williamstown will be transferred to the Port. Wednesday, i8th November, has been declared a ;public.-holiday throughout the: town 'of -ort Mel bourne.. Schools and citizens picnic at Lilydale that day. The old school bell at Nott street, which has caused thousands of little feet to hurry to its toll, will be sup. planted by an electric...
THE SECOND ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
'THE SECOND ELEVENS. Port Melbourne second eleven also returned home from Williamstown victors, gaining the honors on the first innings by x25.runs. Principal batting successes were obtained by Craig 65, Jones 30 not out, and Hair 22, for the winners, -and R. Living= stone 33, Gebbie 29, Abberton 29, Davis 16 not out, J. Outen 16, and Kerr 12. Hair, 5 for 9; Jones, 3 for 45; Fairchildi;I for 13, and Clark, 2 for 27, were the most successful bowlers for. Ports throughout the match. Detailed scores: WILLIAMSTOWN. First innings ... .. . 77 " Second innings. Livingstone, c Hoban, b Fair child... ... ... ... 33 Gebbie, b Jones... ... ... 29 Pelling, c Hair, b Jones ...- o Outen, b Jones ...... ... 9 Abberton, c and b Clark ... 29 • ~ ~ ~ ` .... m- -' . Bavis, not out ... ... . ... 6 Fry, c Arthur, b Clark... ... I Kerr, not but ...- ... ... 12 Sundries ... ... ... 28 6 wickets for ... ... 164 Jones, 3 for 46; Fairchild, i for 13; Clark, 2 for 25. PORT MELBOURNE. First Innings. Moss, b Oa...
ITEMS OF NEWS. Re-Modelling of Nott Street School. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
ITEMS OF NEWS. Re-Miodelling of Nott Street School. The contractor for re-modelling the Nolt street Statp School is making good progress with the work. In the few weeks since his tender was accepted the old-fashioned win dows have mostly been displaced by by enlarged designs, whilst the small end windows are being closed in. Light in future will be admitted through the wjridows on the sides facing Nott and Princes .treets. The re-construction idea will not make much more space available. The old class rooms, which were larger and ill-lighted, and accommo dated more than one grade, are being partitioned off, so that each class will receive instruction in separate chambers. The desks will be of the modern design similar to those now in. the infants school, each desk seat ing two. The whole of the inside will be refitted with the latest school equipment and lockers, and the walls will be plastered throughout. So far as the outside is concerned, when finished it will give the irg-. pres...
SNAKE KILLED IN RESERVE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
SNAKE KILLED IN RESERVE. The extreme heat of last Saturday induced a tiger snake. to leave its hiding place and bask in the Station street reserve, where it was killed by Mr. L. Warmald, of'Ballarat. The young reptile, 22 inches long, had evidently existed in the vicinity of the North Port railway station, as it was located in the reserve at the rear. About this locality there is abundant shelter and water. There is every probability that where it was found others exist, as it appears to be a young one, and would scarcely have survived the winter months by itself. Mr. Watson, chemist, of Bay street, has preserved the snake in formalin, and it can be Seen in 'the window of his business premises.
CRICKET. SUB-DISTRICT ASSOCIATION PORTS v. WILLIAMSTOWN BOTH LOCAL ELEVENS WIN [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
CRICKET. SUB-DISTRICT ASSOCIATION PORTS v. WILLIAMSTOWN BOTH LOCAL ELEVENS WIN On the local ground, Ports scored an outright win by ten wickets and three runs at the expense of Will iamstown, who performed very poorly with the bat in both innings. A. Hubbard (8 for 38) was the des tructive factor'in their: first essay, and in their second B. McColl (5 for 37) and J. McColl (5 for 38) proved too powerful a bowling combination. N. Mills, Io and 24, and A. Mills, 15 and ii, distinguished themselves in being the only batsmen to get double figures in both innings. Ports took their unfinished first innings score of 4 wickets for go runs to the moderate total of 60o before the last wicket fell, J. McColl adding 18 to his tally of 43, and thereby being responsible for 6i of his team's total. Others who helped with double-figure con tributions were, Rademacher 24 not out, Freeman 18, Schaefer and Hub bard 12 apiece. A. Mills (Williams town) and Taylor ind Rademacher were conspicuous for smar...
Mayoral Hospitality. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
Mayoral Hospitality. The Mayor (Cr. Thos. Smith) who recently returned from a tour in Mildura and district, related to councillors on Tuesday evening the very pleasing experiences he had re ceived at the hands of the Mayor of Mildura, by. whpm he was welcomed a'nd entertained'during his sojourni~, and also driven around .the various sights in his motor car. In company they visited the. Agricultural High School, where they dined on a sumptous dinner, prepared by the scholars attending the school. Mil dura, it is well known, is without hotels, yet the Mayor said he re fused more than one invitation to a drink. " Whilst there," said Cr. Smith, " I saw a lorry. load of sus picious looking barrels go into a club." Cr. Gill, who should kpow something, remarked that in propor. tion to population; more drink was consumed at Mildura than any other place.
FORTUNES OF WAR. AUSTRALIAN WOMAN'S LUCK. HARDSHIP THROUGH MARRYING GERMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
FORTUNES OF WAR. AUSTRALIAN WOMAN'S LUCK. HARDSHIP THROUGH MARRYING GERMAN. A case of extreme hardship' was brought under the notice of Sergeant Sims last week, when a young married woman entered his office at` the local police station to seek advice in an extreme hour of need and dis tress. The woman (an Australian, born in Carlton) married 6 years ago to a Getman, although natural ised in Australia. They have 3 children, the youngest being eleven months old. Since the outbreak of war the husband was discharged from his employment-9 weeks ago, and the small savings quickly dis appeared in the steady drain for maintenance. The income being stopped, the rent remained unpaid for three weeks, and the landlord became anxious. The kind offices of the Dorcas Society, whose fort nightly allowance of certain pro visions is far from adequate to sustaiii two adults and three children, was enlisted, but the extreme poorness hung heavily around the young Australian" woman, who cherished her off...
BOWLING. THREE-RINKERS WIN AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
THREE:RINKERS WIN AGAIN. Last Saturday Ports met the "Warragils," from thQ M.C.C, in a Friendly game. The scores were Ports, 88; "Warragils," 58 The 3-rinkers scored another win, this time against Cheltenham B. Hart, being II up, saved defeat, as. Taylor was down 9, and Crowl r. The Ports 3's won by a single. To-day the A4 will meet Auburn Heights on the local green. The 3. Rinkers will visit North Fitzroy in a friendly game. All players are requested to be up early. The nomination of officers will take place at the A.N.A. meeting on Tuesday evening next:
"HOVDING" COOK'S PHONOGRAPH. PROWLS AT MIDNIGHT. AND PLAYS IN LIGHTER'S CABIN. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
"HOVDING" COOK'S PHONOGRAPH. PROWLS AT MIDNIGHT. AND PLAYS IN LIGHTER'S CABIN. Quite a foreign atmosphere pre vailed amongst the small attendance at the local court on Monday, when George Reese, a well grown man who looked considerably more than the 18 years ascribed to him, was charged with having stolen a phono graph and 20 records, the property of De Charles, cook on the sailing ship "Hovding," berthed at the town pier. Reese is a Russian and De Charles a Singalese. De Charles, cook, said Reese was night watchman on the "Hovding." On the 25th inst. Reese returned towards midnight in company with two men. Witness remarked that it was a nice time to bring visitors on board, then, retiring to bed, left Reese in charge. Next morning his phonograph was missing. He in formed the police, and in, company with .:Constble ?Hall, :visited the' lighter "M irie Laurie:' beithed in the .Yarra: Witness saw accused there, also a man who had visited the "Hovding" the night preirious. Accused then...
BAPTIST C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
BAPTIST C.C. Having lost 4 wickets for 27 runs in their 2nd innings, and having a lead of 62 on the first, the above club concluded their match against the Collins street. S. H. Holmes and E. Kelley, the not out men, resumed. The latter reached 59 before being bowled, after batting well. Holmes had compiled 55 (riot out), made in 72 minutes, when it was decided to close the innings, 6 wickets being being down for 84. Collins street were then disposed of for 68, and the locals thus gained their second innings by a majority of 78 runs. Capt. Holmes, 6 for 22, carried off the bowling honors. E. Kelley got I-for 15. The scores Port Baptist. Ist innings ... ...... 89 2nd innings, 6 wkts. for ... 84 Collins street. Ist innings ... ... ... 27 and innings... ... -... 68 Players and supporters will please take the 2.15 p.m. train to-day, and thence to Jolimont.
HOSPITAL SUNDAY COLLECTIONS. A RECORD ESTABLISHED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
HOSPITAL SUNDAY COL LECTIONS. A RECORD 'ESTABLISHED. The record collection for hospitals established last Sunday is indeed gratifying, and plainly indicates that the charitable community does not intend to allow its most beneficient institutions to suffer on account of the disastrous European war The opinion was held generally that through the large'gifts to the patriotic fund the Hospital Sunday collec tions would fall far short of previous totals. Perhaps it was well, that this feeling did prevail, as it acted as a incentive to the generous to contri bute something extra in order to save the situation. So far as Port Melbourne is con cerned, the returns all round are lower. The following represent the collections from the various denom inations: 1914. 1913. " s. d. £ s. d. Lady of Mount Car mel. Middle Park, R.O. ... . 15 17 0 25 17 0 St. Jaseph's Roman' Catholic School ... 10 5 10 -11 1 -2 Graham- s-. Metho- . • /\ . ? dist Church ... 5 .7 -6 5 13 3 Presbyterian Church and Sunday...
SOUTH PORTS v. S.M. DISTRICT FOOTBALLERS. V.J.C.A., 3rd Grade, 2nd Round. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
SOUTH PORTS v. S.M. DIS TRICT FOOTBALLERS. V.J.C.A., 3rd Grade, 2nd Round. This match was brought to a con clusion last Saturday on the latters'. ground; and ended in a easy win for the Footballers by an innings and 125 runs. *The 'Ballers, h ving closed their innings for 219 runs, the South Ports resumed their first innings, but they were soon dismissed for the small total of 54 runs, Drysdale (15) being the only double figure scorer. Way (6 for 22), Hall (2 for 8) and Watson (i for I3) capturing the wickets. On iollowing on in their second innings, a worse display was made, as they were all out for 40 runs, White 9 and Tucker 8 being top scorers. McDonald (6 for '5), Boyle (2 for 13) and Watson (I for 8) being the. cause of the downfall. .The scores are: South Melb. District Footballers.. ist innings (closed) ... 219 ' South Ports. rst innings... ... ... 54 2nd innings ... 40 Total....... ...94 (Batting one man short).
V.J.C.A.—THIRD GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
V.J.C.A.-THIRD GRADE. Railway United v. Court Prince of Wales..--This match was con cluded on Saturday at Middle Park, resulting in a win for the .Railway United by 130 runs. With 7 wickets down for 37, the -Court Prince of~-Wales resumed their innings, and, batting one man short, they only added 5 runs to their previous week's score, which left them 78" runs behind the Rail way's first innings, When the Railways had lost 2 wickets for 77 runs, the captain declared the in nings closed, leaving the Court Prince of Wales 156 runs to win. .Owing, to the-splendid bowling of Edwards :and Cardwell, they were only able to put- together 25,. which left the Railways winners by z30 runs. Those who'batted and bowled best for the Railways were McDon ald, o10 and 40; Tyrell, 15 and 29 not out; Neuchew, 30; Reilly,_ 2 ; Cardwell, 16. Edwards, Io for 36; Cardwell; 5 for 2o. Players must practice on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The third round of the competition commences to-day,; when the two lo...
THE ETIQUETTE OF WEDDINGS. INVITATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
THE ETIQLETTE OF WEDDINGS.' INVITATIONS. Invitations to weddings- should not be issuvd, later; than: -fiftcen: -days- pr--, :,ots tod -nor fois weeks erilher htai the - date set -for the marriage. - For a large church-wedding invita tions should be sent to all those whose names are upon the visiting lists of the bride's and groom's families. Invi tations are also sent to the relatives and friends of bride and groom who may beain mourning or who are travel ling abroad, and to the important busi ness associates of the groom. and of the bride's father. The bride should be provided with the names and addresses of the groom's attendants and will furnish them, as well as her maid of honour and bride's maids, with a, number of invitations for their friends; this, however, is a courtesy and not a cast-iron obligation. The invitation should- be engraved upon- fine white or cream-tinted paper without glaze. The form. is almost square-say seven and one-half inches long by six and a quarter bro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
GET QUOTATIONS FOR EVERY DESCRIPTION OF TIMBER and BUILDING .-MATERIAL FROM . J. E. EARL, Bay-street; Port Melb. BEFORE GOING ELSEWHERE. UIRN S BUOS., CASH GROCERS -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. 7490). PORT MELBOURNE. - BOUNDARY & BUCKHURST STS. _ SOUTH MELBOURNE. IChoice and Fresh Butter and Dairy Produce a Specialty. Something about the Clare Castle Hotel, Corner:of GRAHAM and ROSS STREETS, Port Melbourne, Mrs. Fred. DALU1ARNO, Licensee, ABBOTSFORD AND CARLTON ALES. BEST BRANDS of WINES, SPIRITS AND CIGARS. ENGLISH ALE ON DRAUGHT. WAllcockl's Standard Billiard Table. -OLD AND NEW FRIENDS WELCOMED. L. J. HOLLAND. Phone, LICENSED SANITARY PLUMBER & GASFITTER, and Electric Bell Hanger. ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS AND REPAIRS to Sanitary Work a Speciaty. Jobbin...
HER IDEA. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
HER IDEA. A gentleman who had been in Chicago only three days, but who had been pay ing attention to a prominent Chicago belle, wanted to propose, but was afraid he would be thought too hasty. , He delicately broached' the subject as fol lows: "If I were to speak to you of mar riage, after having only made your ac quaintance.three days ago, what would you say to iti" "Well, I should say never put off till to-morrow that which you should have done the day before yesterday."