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GRAHAM ST. WESLEYS C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
GRAHAM ST. WESLEYS CC. To-day the local Wesleys, after a fortnight's spell, will- resume play. By the.courtesy of the local Baptist club, the match will be played on that club's ground, at the rear of the Graham-street State- School, against Fairfield Methodists, last year's premiers. Local - players are re quested to be on the ground early. The " ground arrangement com mittee " will consist of R. Douglas, . N. Carnie and W. Rendall, who are requested to be at their post of duty at 2 o'clock. The Wesleys' players are reminded that practice takes place on Monday and Wednesday evenings
PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
PATRIOTIC FUND. Additional donations to the local .Mayor's Patriotic Fund are acknow ledged by the ladies' committee as follows :-Mr. A. F. Taylor, o/- ; Mr. J. R. Bridges, 5/-. The concert to be given by Mr. Gee. Dickson in the town hall fakes place on November 16th. This is the only fixed function now existing in support of the fund.
ROYAL CHARTER v. COLLINGWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
ROYAL CHARTER v. COLL INGWOOD. To be pilayed at Mayor's Park. Royal Charter players and support ers will catch the 2 30 train from Princes Bridge to Clifton Hill. The match with Wellington re sulted as follows Royal Chal ter. Ist inninigs ... ... ... Io0 Wellington. Ist innings ... . ..... 59 Wellington won by 58 on the Ist innings. Allbright 23, Lacey 21, Cargill 4 for 38 and Allbright 2 for Ir were best for Royal Charter.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
IF YOU WANT SATISFACTION, VISIT THE !EASY CYCLE & MOTOR WORKS AT .57 -CROCKFORD STREET. HIGH-CLASSB RELIABLE CYOLES. AND MOTOR CYCLES, Built to Yous OWN ORDER AND SPECIFICATION. Cash or Exceptionally Easy Terms. Very small deposit and small weekly il'stalments. MOTOR CYCLES-PRECISION, T.D.C., JAP, ACME, ARNO or SAROLEA-from one-third deposit, and 10/- weekly. SECONDHAND MACHINES OF EVERY DESORIP TION-THOROUGHLY OVERHAULED AND RENOVATED-on hand, from £1 deposit and 3/- weekly. Estimates given for all Classes of REPAIRS. WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED. ALL SUN DRIES AND ACCESSORIES STOCKED. Your Old Machine Taken in as Part Payment for New Ones. Come and see your Machine built. EASY OYCLING & SOCIAL OLUB also connected with above firm. Subscription, 3/9 half-yearly. Fitted up with Full-sired Alcook Billiard Table, and Reading. Amusement and Training Rooms. FOR HIRE-GOOD RELIABLE TOURING CAR. That's the oft-expre.rsed e verdict of users of ? ADAMS' CHOICE PASTRY AND CAKES. Give...
MAINTENANCE CASE. DIVORCED COUPLE IN COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
MAINTENANCE CASE. DIVORCED COUPLE IN COURT. The parties in a maintenance case at Thursday's sitting of the local court were once man and wife. Now they are divorced and the former wife, Louisa Mary Clough, of Evans street, Porf Melbourne, suede the former husband, Joseph Richard Clough for the maintenance of his twelveryear-old son; Joseph. Orlando Clough. Evidence was given that defendant was employed as a carriage cleaner at the Newport workshops. He had contributed .7/6 per week towards his child, but the amount was con sidered inadequate, and 12/6 was claimed by Mrs. Clough, who asserted from the court floor that defendant had the means- to, keep another woman. No serious *defence was offered. Defendant was simply examined as to his means, and the bench made an order for payment of o0/- per week, With:5/- costs. .. ,
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity Church. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
AROUND THE CHURCHES. Holy Trinity Church. Parishioners will regret' to learn that the Vicar, the Rev. W. McKie, is confined to his bed owing to an attack of rheumatism, and in all probability will be unable to occupy the pulpit on Sunday. Oa Sunday evening there will be a short sacred recital at the close of evensong. The principal soloist will be Miss Millie T. Chapman. A very large congregation showed by their attendance at the last recital their approval of this method -of edifying the congregation. The anniversary services of the Sunday school are announced to be held on Sunday, November 8tbh, when the special preachers will be i1 a.m, Rev. C. H. Zercho; 3 p.m., Canon Hancock; 7 p.m.,*Rev. Ros coe Wilson, MA. .. At the egg service for the hospital on Sunday afternoon last the scholars brought o0 dozen. These were sent away at once to the home at Brighton. The annual bazaar of the Ladies' Guild will be opened on Thursday evening next; November 5th, at 8 p.m., by His Worship the M...
WHO GOES THERE? SENTRY UNHEEDED. MAN SHOT IN THIGH. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
WHO GOES THERE ? SENTRY -UNHEEDED. MAN SHOT IN. THIGH. Many people in Australia regard a sentry as a mere figurehead, and that his position is not to be seriously considered. Stories related from Queenscliff, where sentry duty is:carried out in the strictest manner, go to show that there at least the sentry has commanded the greatest respect, both from civilans and the military forces. This has been brought about by the sentries, who refused to submit to any tom-foolery from either friends or strangers. A man named Brown was shot through the thigh by the sentry on duty on the H.M.A.S Cerebus,. which is anchored in the bay off Port Melbourne. It. would appear that on Saturday morning just before three o'clock the sentry observed a boat approaching under sail, which, by the way she was sailing, could not possibly clear the ship. He hailed the boat several times to keep off, and the caretaker of the Cerebus also ~iledd but the boat did.not\put aboti'': Owing to ithe size of. the boat a...
Presbyterian. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
Presbyterian. The. monthly song service will be, held to-morrowi evening, when Miss Brewer, the well known vocalist, will sing "The fight is on." ' At this service a special hymn, written by the minister, and published in the Presbyterian '"Messenger" for this Week, entitled "4 prayer for our Expeditionary Force," will be sung by the congregation. Copies may be obtained at the Chirch. Alexan der's hymns will also be sung, The evening's subject is " Making a choice," and the morning " An astonishment." The Sabbath school picnip to ,Murrqmbeena takes place on Cup Day. The Girls' Guild annual display and concert .is' to take place in the town hall on Thursday evening next, November 5th, when an excellent programme will be provided.
GOOD TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
GOOD TEMPLARS. The -Mutual- Help Lodge at its meeting on Tuesday, 20th inst., said "Au revoir" to members of the First Qrient Lodge of the "Orvieto;" in the lodge room, Graham street. Theie was a good attendance, and the Chief Templar, Sister Gotz, and Bro. Langley, provided a sodial even ing, a splendid programme of songs nod recitation being submitted. A povel cqmpetition, "sniffs," was very amusing, a protest being entered, the basis being-that ground cinnamon wa ground cloves. " Prizes were awarded to Bro. White, of the "Or. vieto," and Sister Mr. Martin. Refreslments were dispensed, and a vote of thanks given to Sister Gott and .roQ. Langley for the.pleasant evening. A resolution was carried commend ing the members of'the Orient Lodge and those proceeding to the front to the protection of the Almighty. Bro. Bickford, the Chief Templar, replied and thanked. the MuItual Help Lodge members for their kindness during their stay in Melbourne. All united in singing the National Anthem...
PENSIONER INTOXICATED. BECOMES INSULTING. WHERE HIS MONEY WENT. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
PENSIONER INTOXICATED. BECOMES INSULTING. WHERE HIS MONEY WENT: William Brown, who was arrested by -Senior-Constable Cuthbert on Friday in a very drunken condition, pleaded guilty when charged before Mr. Testro, J.P., at the local court on Friday. Mr, Testro: Has he been in the watchhoose since last night ? The Senior-Constable: Yes. I might say this man was very drunk and very insulting. Amongst other things he called me a Government i loafer. I might mention that he is an. old age pensioner. Sergeant Sims (to defendant): When did you draw your pension last, and where ? Brown: I drew £I yesterday at Fitzroy. I get Io/- a week. The Senior-Constable : He had 2/II on him when locked up Brown: I paid my board before coming here;* 2 weeks at 7/6 a week. Mr. Testro: You are discharged. If you come here again. I'll take some of your money from you. Sergeant Sims (to Brovno): I'll report you to the Pensions' office for your impudence to the police.
MELBOTRNE CUP. ACCEPTORS, WEIGHTS AND PROBABLE RIDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
-MELBOTRNE CUP. ACCEPTORS, WEIGHTS AND PROBABLE RIDERS. CAGOU, 9 st. 6 lb., J. E. Pike. LILYVEIL, 9 st. 8 lb., W. H. McLachlan. UNCLE SAM, 9 st. 2 lb., J. Ettershank. RATHLEA, 8 st. 9 lb., J. Kilhorn. POSINATUS, 8 st. 8 lb., J. Quigley. AURIFER, 8 st. 7 lb., G. Lambert. SIR ALWYNTON, 8 st. 5 lb., A. Wood. ST. SPASA,'8 st 5 lb., - SIR SOLO, 8 st. 3 lb., H. Carns or L. Fisher. ULVA'S ISLE, 8 st. 3 lb., W. Black. ELTHAM, 8 st. 2 lb., R. Lewis. SYLVANMORE, 7 st. 13 lbs, J. Redfern. OWEN ROE, 7 st. 8 lb., K. Bracken. EUBULUS8;7 st. 10 lb., W. Smart. . WASSAIL, 8 st., J. Hopwood. WALTZ, 7 st. 3 lb., J. Reynolds. NEWBERRY, 7 st. 1 lb., W. Minter. GLADWYN, 7 st. 3 lb., B. Cain. CALAMUS, 7 st. 1 lbh C. Ringer. ST. CARWYNE, 7 st. 1 lb., A. Shanahan. HUSH MONEY, 6 st. 11 lb., E. Barker. INDISCRETION, 7 st. 5 lb., C. Cramond. BURRABADEEN, 6 st. 81lb., G. Meddick, DEFENCE, 6 st. 7 lb., E. Young. GIRU, 7 st., F. Foley. ARISTAEUS, 6 st. 7 lb. - ALLINGAMITE, 6 st. 9 lb. - CARLITA, 7 st. - KINGSBURG...
TOWN COUNCIL. PUBLIC HOLIDAY PROCLAIMED. TREAMENT OF "STRAYS." VARIOUS OTHER MATTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
TOWN COUNCIL. PUBLIC HOLIDAY PRO CLAIMED. TREAMENT -OF "STRAYS." VARIOUS OTHER MATTERS. The -Mayor, Cr. T. Smith, presi ded over a full meeting of councillors on Tuesday night. After the. minutes of the previous meeting were confirmed the following corres pondence was dealt with : SCHOOL FOR MOTHERS. From Mrs. B. L. Rees, secretary of W C.T.U. of Victoria. thanking the Council for the use of a room in which to conduct' -a school for mothers. The union would be pleased to avail itself of the oppor tunity as soon as the conference now sitting was over.-Received. It is understood the room will be used fortnightly. PUBLIC HOLIDAY DECLARED. Mr. G. A. Callaway, secretary to Chief Secretary's departtrent, wrote stating that in compliadce with a request made by the Council, Wed nesday, November i8th, will be proclaimed a public holiday through out the town of Port Melbourne. WATER SPRAYING ATTACH MENT. From Wm. Adams and Co, bring ing under notice of the Council Van Putten's patent water sp...
V.R.C. SPRING MEETING. DERBY TO-DAY. CUP RACE ON TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
V.R.C. SPRING MEETING.. DERBY TO-DAY. CUP RACE ON TUESDAY. - BY STERLING. It takes more than ordinary eventualities to suppress the ardour of the racing public, and although the war and drought has of course had its influence more or less on most things, they do not appear to be responsible for decreased interest in the great spring carnival, which commences to-day at Flemington. Visitors from every State are here, and although the "squeeze" in most lodging hostelrys is something short of the usual Cup season, there is every reason to believe that the attendance at Flemington, given decent weather, will be up to the average. Port Melbourne is always well represented during the Cup carnival, many residents giving vent to their sporting propensities on this occasion alone. When it is all over they "button up," win or lose, until the Cup comes around-next year. A pleasant way of reaching the course from Port Melbourne is by motor launch-from the lagoon, via thg Saltwater river. Mr. R. ...
OUR WATER SUPPLY. SHORTAGE RUMORS UNFOUNDED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
OUR WATER SUPPLY. SHQRTAGE RUMORS UNFOUNDED. At the Council meeting on Tues day evening Cr. Sinclair asked of Cr: Walter, the Council's delegate on the Metropolitan Board of Works, whether there was any truth in the statements made that the water supply was low in consequence of the shortage of'the rainfall. Cr. Walter replied tlat the rumors were not correct.. The reserivoir contained 16 feet 8 inches of water, in additiob to a good intake from the O'Shannessy sichere. They had plenty of water, but there was none to waste.
PICTURE THEATRES. LATEST WAR SCENES. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
PICTURE THEATRES. LATEST WAR SCENES. At the Port Melbourne theatre some real war pictures will be screen ed to-night. The stars for Saturday to Tuesday will- be "Lurch for Power" and "Lucille Love," and on Wednesday " Won in the Clouds" will be the main feature. The gazette will be shown to-night, and during the week "The Girl at his side," "Never Lend your Boots," 'A Gipsy Romance," " Snookin's Flirtation," "The Man Within," "Sophiestarts something," "Snow. balling," "The Dancing Craze" and "The Park of Consuto" will also be shown.
CRICKET. SUB-DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION. PORT MELB. v. MALVERN. First Eleven. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
CRICKET. SUB-DISTRICT CRICKET AS SOCIA'TION. PORT MELB. v. MALVERN. First Eleven. Port Melbourne v. Malvern, at Port Melbourne. - Port's team: Taylor, McColl (3), Willmott; St. John, Freeman, Schaefer,ý.O'Brien, Rademacher, Hubbard. Second Eleven. Port Melbourne vr. Malvern, at Malvern. Team :- Jones, Moss, Craig, Fairchild, Hoban, Lusch, Hair, Hodgetts, Clarke, Colem'an, Arthur, 12th man. - Second eleven to catch the train for Armadale, leaving Flinders-street at 1.30 p.m.
LABOR PARTY. GREATER MELBOURNE SCHEME. TRADES UNION CO-OPERATIVE PROPOSAL. RENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT. PRESS EXCLUDED. [Newspaper Article] — Port Melbourne Standard — 31 October 1914
LABOR PARTY. *-4--t-- GREATER MELBOURNE SCHEME. ' TRADES UNION CO-OPERA TIVE PROPOSAL. RENT AND.UNEMPLOYMENT. PRESS EXCLUDED. There was a fair attendance of members at the usual fortnightly meeting of the local branch of the Political Labor Council on Monday evening, Cr. Tucker presiding. Pub lic representatives present were Mr. G. Sangster, M.L.A., Crs. Gill and Murphy (South Melbourne). One proposition for membership was received, and three members elected. Greater Melbourne. A letter from the council appoin ted to deal "with the Greater Mel bourne scheme was read, stating that the committee would be called together at an- early date. It was asked that the. branch appoint-five delegateslto the committee' or re appoint those already holding the positions. Owing to the fact that the question was to be made a live one at the 'forthcoming elections, and also during the first session of the new parliament, it was imperative that the Party should take definite action to bring about its ...