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The Fernery Ice Plant Mr Bruce Mellor Replies to Mr James Bradbury [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 2 September 1921
The Fernery Ice Plant Mr Bruce Mellor Replies to Mr James Bradbury To the Editor. Sir,-May I crave space to com ment on Mr. Bradbury's letter to the Council, published in your is sue of 19th inst., and on the ab ridged report of the council meet ing of 4th inst. (1) Mr. Bradbury's statement that the petition is based "on :the. ground of preserving a residential area" is only part of the truth. The main objections are the noxious smell and intolerable noise caused by the working of the plant. (2) His emphatic denial of any nuisance is absurd. 'How does he account for the fact that prac tically all his neighbors say other wise? .Does he suggest that he alone is right, and that the peti tioners (the whole 28 of them) are wrong? &nbsp; (3) His statement that the plant has never run after 10 p.m. is woefully wide of the mark. If necessary I can assemble a for midable number of persons to tes tify as to this. It is reasonable to suppose that Mr. Bradbury, not realising that he was...
The Standard Medals Will "Outsiders" Beat the "Favorites"? [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
i "The Standard iMedals' Will "Outsiders" Beat the "Favorites"? We have decided not to pub lish any further progress results of the voting for these medals at the present time.. This has been rendered necessary by the fact that we have definite knowledge that large numbers of coupons are being held back until the last moment in order to spring a sur prise. By. not publishing any more progress figures, the result will be more-eagerly awaited by those interested, and it may be that those who are anxious to spring a surprise may have the surprise sprung on themselves I The position at the present is very interesting. Several who appeared to have little hope have now moved into commanding po sitions,' seriously challenging those who. have been leading for. so long, It is really impossible to forecast even" in.one's own mind the probable winner.: More than 12,000 coupons have been circul 'ated' since the inception of the 'plebiscite. The present position 6f the vo-, ting is being kept se...
Somerville Theatricals [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
Somerville Theatricals Elaborate preparations are be iig made for the dramatic enter ;tainmeht at Somerville tomorrow night. With fine weather and the fact that the proceeds are for the disablld Somerville footballers, it is expected that a "full house" ibill result. "My Aunt" is a de lightful comedy, "and'never fails to please. The arrangements are in the hands of Mr J. Knuckey, and the play will be directed by Mr J. A. Nairn.
SOMERVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
"'SOMERVILLE The annual meeting of the So merville cricket club was held on Tuesday evening last.. The Pre sident -(Mr G. Keast) occupied the chair. The balance sheet was presented and showed that. the club had the sum of £5 5s lid to. staiir'tli' seasorini itih::After dis cussion, it was decided that the club be re-formed for the coming season;. The following officials weere appoiiited' :--President, Mr G; Keast (re-elected)-;'Vice Pre sidents, Messrs Broughton, Jas Monk, and Cr J. C. K. McLean ; Secretary and Treasurer, Mr. S. Martin: (re-elected) ; Patrons, Mrs Gomm senr, Messrs Geo. E. Shepherd, W. Tinkler, R. Kelly, S. S. Gault, M. Giregory, -Norman Jewell, S. Gibbons, J. Bennett, H. M. Grant, J. Shaw,: H. Vines, Joseph Unthank. G. J. Philbrick, George Gomnm, H. G. Overton, Cr Murray and Dr Griffith ; Gen eral Committee, Messrs G. Grant, C. Thornell, "J. Gregory, A.. Mill ington and A. Vintch ; Delegates Messrs Charles Thornell and G. Grant. The membership fee was fixed at 5s. ...
The Summer Pastime Frankston Secures. Ex International Champion FRANKSTON [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
The Summer Pastime Frankston Secures. Ex International Champion F RANiKSTON There was a large and enthu siastic attendance at the meeting at Frankston on Wednesday last, when the cricket club was re formed. Dr Maxwell was voted to the chair. He etipressed great pleasure at the evidence of revi val of interest in the game. As a result of cet lain causes, the club became involved in debt in 1919, and the material was' sold to meet:liabilities. He presented receipted accounts, together with a credit balance of £1 11s Gd. Dr Maxwell mentioned that they had to thank Mr A. D. Box for assis ting them out of their difficulties to a great extent. Frankston did not have a club last season, and he thought it was an experiefce that should not be repeated. Messrs H. McComb and Joseph McComb moved that the action of the committee in disposing of material to assist in meeting the liabilities be confirmed, and-that Mr Box be thahked for his pers onal assistance in placing the club in a satisfactory...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
SA REGULAR "' BRISBANE SHIPPER Who this season has shipped his first consignment to our firm, writes thus:-"Consider me one of your clients this year if you can give me anything like near the same satisfaction right through the season. I'm advising my neighbour, who has a good crop of Jonathans, to give your firm a trial." This is only an cxtract from one of the many letters we receive from all over Australia. If you have something good that you would like to realise a special price for, then we are the firm to handle it for you. Get your note-paper right now and let us have an idea of your crop and varieties, and we will do our utmost to give you an idea of best time to ship each variety. You must realise Brisbane Means Better Prices if you are a regular shipper. We kilow you're not in the fruit growing industry for comedy, so why play with markets as though groping in the dark with bandaged eyes for payable prices for your fruit? Let us assist you in the matter. By looking after y...
LANGWARRIN [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
LANGRWARRIN A public meeting will be held this month land which will be duly. advertised).to elect a committee 'or trustees for the ,eeerve that has been granted at Langwarrin military reserve. It is hoped that the meeting will be thsroughly representative of all the districts interested, and that some working plan will be formulated which will suit all parties who wish to use this fine reserve. Mr J. Nott-Marsh. chairman of the deputa tibn.which waited on the Minister of Defence, is arranging this" meeting, and will be pleased to give any information to those requiring same. The length of road connecting Frankston and Cranbourne, and which has been reconstructed by the Coun try roads Board, is now practically finished, and provides a pleasant alternative route to motoriete return nlog to the city. This road is solidly constructed, (having nine inches of metal in depth the formation) at a cost of over £2,500 per 'mile. . With a coating of tar during the summer, it'will become a perf...
Live Cricket Association [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
Live Cricket Association The Peninsula Cricket AssoGia-. tion promises to be an 'exception ally live body.this season, if one may judge from the enthusiasm existing in the various 'districts at present. --"The Standard" has been .advised that Crib Point, Bittern, -Modrooduc, Hastings, Tyabb and Naval Base are cer taihties, whilst it is hoped that Pearcedale, Mornington, Somer ville arid Frankston will also en Vrithe ?ciineoetition.
THE SCOTCH CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
THE SCOTCH CONCERI. The programme for Friday. 16th inst., Is a particularly attractive one. Mr George Harvey, the cleverest of the -distinctly Scotch, comedians, has been secured, and with Mr Nairn, whose amazing funny recitations hyve made his name a household word throughout the Peninsula, will pro, vide the comic element, Mies Dora then Macmaster, to whose triumph at a musical society's concert in Mel bourne on Saturday last, the 'Argus' referred, will be at the piano, and Mr Goodmac, who was persistently recalled after his last 'cello solo' will contribute in instrumental item. The vropalibts are Miss Holman, an old favorite, and Mr Sutcliffe, of bhe Institute for the Blind, who possess's a wonderful fine voice and is a master of effective eaunciation. Miss Dulce Logan will make her second appear ance at these concerts as a graceful little dancer.
Seals at Phillip Island [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
Seals at -Phillip Island At Seal Rocks, Phillip Island, there' are (says .the "Midnight Sun") anything from 2,500 to 5,000 seals. Beyond acting as an attraction for visitorss to Cowes, the seals serve no useful purpose, but there are few who. would de sire to. see them completely ex terminated, as desired by. many fishermen on" the shores of Wes ternport. It is claimed by.some that the seals are a serious men ace to the fishing industry, but against this 'statement the Direc tor of the Zoological Gardens ex presses the view that they are harmless to the industry, as they live mainly on cuttle-ftsb(_At one tiime in Austiralia's hiiory, the. getting of seal pelts was a source of great wealth.. Sir Joseph Banks, for instance, spoke'of a' cargo of 30,000 pelts as the re sult of a single expedition.
A Business Change [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
A Business Change One 'of the oldest established businesses in Frankston has been sold toia memrber of lone of the oldest families. .This is Ritchie's Stoi esifih'Bay'Stree? th e' lurcha ser being Mrs V., Wells. This store, for. so long: carried on by. Mrs Deane, Was established over half; a centuryv agbo-in1870 ,to be piecise-by the, lte Mr Thomas' Ritchie ,,an iafteirwards carried bonbilus. soni, ?x-CrThomas Rif chie, ?ow, residing at "Rams-. dale," Mornington. Mrs Wells. proposes re-stocking the storc, and hliopes thereby to increase patronage by supplying the best at reasonable prices.' The wine and spirit department will,be, as usual, conducted by Mrs Deane.:
1,000 Miles a Minute—? Joy Riding on Comets ! [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
1,090 Miles a Minute-? -:Joy Riding on Comets ! A reader of "The Standard" has drawri our attention, to a'ia ragraph in "The Age," which states (so he says) that America possesses a motorboat that travels 80,567 miles per hour, and asks what we think about it. Well, we have heard of the Yank who was fond of joy-riding on comets. but we could hardly be expected to digest a tale like that, for the simple reasoil that no human be ing; whirled through space at a rate of over 1000 miles a minute, in a motor boat or anything else, could possibly live. And so we investigated the paragraph and found that our friend had made a slight (?) mistake. What the motor boat did do was to register 80.667 (not 80,567) miles an hour. So instead of- travelling 1000 miles a minute, as our friend thought; we were only travellifin about one and a third (1.3425 miles a minute, or about 80,485 miles per.hour less than our good friend imagined. ,
Naval Base Anniversary [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
Naval. Base .nniversary.: : iitea. jov.ial gathering. took place at the Naval Base, Western port, on Thursday last, when the anniversary of the opening of the naval base was celebrated in right' .royal style: ". A special train was despatchel from the city to Crib' Point, and a general holiday was proclaimed. --.A .couple of aero planes from Point Cook were de-' legated to the picnic, and the pi lots thrilled the spectators witha daring display of aeronautics. Sports were conducted dui-ing the afternoon, and a: spectacular na val ball was'the attraction in the evening. It is considered to have; been one'of the finest gatherings 'in the" Peninsula's history.
New Shire President Elected [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
New Shire President Elected Yesterday, the first meeting of the shire council, since the an nual elections, was held. Somer ville was the meeting place, but during the proceedings a resolu tion was carried fixing Frankston as the future place of meeting. New Councillors The liewly elected councillors made the usual declarations and took their places.. They were Cr McLean (Centre Riding) and Crs Gray, May and Walker of the new pMt Eliza Riding. The councillors re-elected were-.-Crs H. E. Unthank (unopplosed) East Riding; Crs Mason, Oates and Wells, Frankston, and Cr J. B. Howell, Seaford Riding. President's Allowance. Cr Mason, who presided, said the first business was to fix the President's allowance for the en suing year. Moved by Crs Murray and Long muir, that the [amount be £50, same as last year. Amendment by crs Latham and Howell. that the sum be £75 This was defeated, . Cr Gray favdred a small' in crease, considering that three additional councillors had to be catered for. He ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
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Picnic to Royal Park Zoo [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
Picnic to Royal Park Zoo Mf L. J. War?dc secreta:y of the Peninsula :State. Schools Associ ation, has niade airangements for the combined' Peninsula schools' picnic to the Zoological Gai'dens on Friday November 25thl. Th' 'Director (Mr Le Souef) has'bee interviewed and has promised to place the principal keeper at the disposal of the children and shor them arouiid. ' The distinguished Director hiiiself .has promised' to give the teachers` and paients aih opportunity of viewifig his pi'iv ate collection,'whilst he will also give a shiort lectiire on ivild ani mal aid bird life.
A Blind Vocalist. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 September 1921
A -Blind- Vocalist . The blind " calist, Mr Sutt cliffe, of the. Royal Victorian Blind Institute, will be one of the principal artists at next Friday night's Scotch concert. Miss Do rathea Macnmaster recently gave a .recital to the inmates.of the In stituite,and she;ias so6delighted. with Mr Suttcliffe's'vocal num bers that, on her suggestion, he was immediately.engaged by the committee.. It may be added that ,Mr Hedger,. Superintefndent of the Institute, thinks one of the best ways ofassisting the Institute is to-give its blind musicians oppom' tilnities to appear on the .ordiri-" e'ry concert platform.