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SCIENTIFIC AND USEFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
SCIENTIFIC LVD USEFUL. So much- has ,been said-. in: -dis paragement .of English guns that it may be o?oth !while, just. by waiy of i:iriety, to inquire if anytluhing can be said in their favor: Lo:rd George lfamilton says there can, and proceeds to say, it: Conilpariig: ;tliem with foreig' made guns, be states that a 110-ton gnnlmande im Eniglaind g.ave, when tried in Italy, better results than a 1.20-ton gun-of German liiLut facture, the ballistic effect .being greater, whilst the internal piressure was less, in the English gun. As to nmanIulring the weapons, lie says that a 110-ton gun can be fired nearly as q(mekly as a 35-ton gun. lie makes. no refereference to the comparative durability of the guns, because, probaliy,' that is ass point which has yet to be determined, and as reliable Ilata are. not .obtainable it may.be, as well to assume that the guns are oil an eqiiality.'"It is salid that the lifei of large weallois is short, and it is comnionly. believed that a 110-ton gun...
HASTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
(I . I tihi-i o w'i, iiito,1i I :E ý ) ET. Oir ii iuly quiiet town uipii- was on Saturda:y inornnizinlat? tlhrownli:: into state? .;of coautei'iatioii i b the Idinsovery itthe fi?feiiud of the jetty3of the ad odly oft'ia iih.: h inteh : Siiaealiately steps i oe tke~'vtio t 1itiabui the body out, when it i:as recognised t to le that of William 'Grlifths, a well t knowni `fisherman of this place. At fiist it wais thought that he had aeci dentlJyfallen overboard, but when'he I wi?s hauiled on the jetty; it was found thaad . heavy piece of iron had been I firmly "tied to his legs, thus showing 1 that he hadinet his death by.his own _ act.: For...sonie time :previous, the deceased had been drinking heavily, the i the effects of this driven to pecuniary enibarassndents, had driven the uiifor tunato man to the conimission of the rash act.' On the morning the` body was found, a letter, in his own hand rivting was picked up at the doer of a person, with whom he had lodged for a -iumiber of y...
FRUIT GROWING INDUSTRY [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
FRUIT GROWLYG .TIDUSiTRY Although it would be ifllicult to persuade market orclhardists to grow dwarf stenclled fruit trees, suchl as would prevent, the :,loughing ,iind cleanling neauy the whole of the ground by horse- labor, the case is different in 1r1ivate gardeiis. where the work imust he done by manual labor; there, the tir.ees oughtt to h dwarfs for variousi reasonls. ? 1ong ethers the giithering of the fruit, which, it is estimated, costs thrice as much to gather from ai 6 foot ]Iadder is' from the ground, is an illlportanlt consider ation, even for tihe mercantile grower, especially here, .where,bor.is -high ; aird if a In:rlket gartdenecr was to make a computation of the difference iii the cost of both methods, lie would probably be inot a little astonislled, as, if only" s a tree, foir 1000 trees the atlount "world be...,,£0. - Another aidantiigc 'iin loc trees is" thmt the fruit is less liable to to be blown off; anld the: saving in thatI way might readily amouit to anot...
Mornington Standard. "Not timidly, nor rashly." PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING. 31st MAY, 1890. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
SUlpilitt 01. tllcid. . Not ' tiuit ly, Xl or rahll-* ".-. PUBLISHED EVERY 8ATURDAY MIORNING. 31st MAY, 1890. iNow that the question of se~eranice Ihas beenC definitely settled, the Com missioner having practically- told us that we atre to pull to-gether, and that we will not be allowed to run inl single harness, it will be well for all parties to settle any. differences .there ma:y be among lthemselves amicably. Ve are still decidedly of the opinion th:t it would h'ave been more to the interest otf all parties had the Cotn missioner : seen fit to have granted the requests that, were. laid ( before him. but whilst of this opinion we see no insuperable dilliculty wihy a shire :of the extent of Morningiton, should not work hairmoniously. Int the immediate neighborhood we have ani instance that this can be done. The Moorabbin Shire covers a considerable area and is composed of four ridings, with several townships of growing ti portance 'withiin its boundaries; yet: with all the diverse...
LOCAL MARKETS. DANDENONG, Tuesday; 27th May. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
LOCAL MARKETS. S.DANDENONG, Tuesday; 27th May. Howard and Scott report : Dairy cattle: -A good supply, but mostly inferior quality; the marketnll round shewed soime improvement and good sorts were in brisk demand up'to £10, while others quitted at fully late rates. Dry cows :and young stock were well represented, but no altera tion in prices can be quoted. Pigs: A large supply, mostly of medium and in fcrior sorts, and for such prices were easier; really good baconers and porkers were readily quitted at last week's quota tations; suckers were scarce :and in denctnd at an advance. Calves : A fair supply in which sold readily at fully late valuces They also report Ieaving sold on account of Mr R. B. Ridler, "Gnrassmere," a team o 12 working bullocks anud gearr at a satis factory figure. Joseph Clarke and Co. report: Dairy cattle: A good supply forward which sold at about late rates; mtilkers from £.i to £9 13s; springers from £4 10s to .£i ; dry cows and young stock difficult to quit ...
FOOTBALL. Hastings v. Marlybone. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
FOOTBALL. Hastings v. 31arlyhone. The above teams met for the first time this year on the Hastings ground. It will he remembered that this teaun who hail from South Melbourne were defeated, by the Hastings team at the tail end of -last season,-and being a holiday on' Saturday they again visited the scene of their former defeat with a much stronger team than before, lint they had again to lower their colors, as the local boys totted tip,' : goals :3 behinds to 2 goals (i iehinds. The visitors had hard luck in hitting the post three times. Both teams played short of the 20 and it was not much to the creditof some of the Hastings boys, to watch the game instead of lending a helping hanud. The success of the team is ina measure due to the rattling play of Green, Ham and Oakley, who undouhtedly played the best game on the field. The next match IHast ings have is with Frankstou at Hastings on the 7th, next Saturday.
FRANKSTON ENTRIES. To be run Tuesday next at Baxters Flat. BITTERN HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
FRANKSTON ENTRIES. To be run Tuesday next at Baxters Flat. BITTERN HANDICAP. Of 20 sovs. 12 hands. Four furlongs. st lb st lb Willie Roilly 8 10 Fisk .. ... ... 7 7 Matilda .. ... 8 4 Silver Queen ... 7 4 Dodger ... .... 8 3 Rosebud ...... 72 Nap . .. 8 2 Winnie; .. ...7 2 Gitana ...... 8 0 Tidy ...... 612 Clarabelle ... 7 10 Garryowen ..: 612 Midge ... .. 710 Cockle. ... ... 610 Sugar Candy. 7 7 Connemara ... 6 7 - SOMERVILLE HANDICAP. Of 20 sovs. 13.1 hands. Four furlongs. stlb stlb Meg .. ... 10 0 Starlight ... E6 13, MayQuen- 7 12Dot II ... 6 12 Hermit ... 7 9 Florence, ... 6 12 Mabel... ... 7 8 Sant Weller il 12 Pinsticker ... 7 3 Don .:. ... 6 10 HASTINGS SELLING RACE. Of, 20 sovs. 13.2 ponies. Four furlongs. Hermit Starlight Oracle Roland Tottie Meg Pinstiiker - MOOROODUC HANDICAP Of 20 soys. 12.3 hands ponies. Four, furlongs. st lb stlb Union ...... .1 John Dillon ... 7 6 Moonee Valley 8 7 Tim . ... 7 . Vixen i.. :.. 8 7 Tonuini jI[ ... 7 4 Rose ..... 8 7 Brown Bess... 7 3 R...
ORIGINAL POETRY. THE FRANKSTON FIRE BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
ORIG1N~lL PO.ETRY. TIHE FRANKSTON FIRE BRIGADE. A meeting was held in the hall tihe other night, And the crowd some of whom had a traule, Discussed the advisableness (yes that's the word,) Of forming a smart fire brigade. The first of the crowd to expound his ideas Was a man tall and well made, And who sometimes is jolly but never theless, Said he'd vote for a si!tart tire brigade. He reviewed at great length our leading town incts, Which only for those towns are made, And was sure that our Government aid we shall ask, To provide for a snmrt fire brigade. Ventilating his views in a Iroad sort of way He considered that men shouhi be paid, Who hut an hours rest in a twelve month or so, For the fame of the smart fire brigade. The next of the crowd who then up did rise, Of the thing knew not much I'm afraid, Declared only one thing was good for this town - And that was a smart fire brigade. The third of the crowd on the subject then spoke, Who'd experience, although not. in Frankston, G...
A STRANGE PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
La Nfature is resnonsiblc for the following :--"Theire has been dis covered in the forests of .India a, strange plant, which possesses to a high degree astonishing magnetic power. The hand which breaks a leaf front it receives immediately a shock equal-to that which is produced by the conductor of an induction coil. At a distance of (; metres (6(P yards) a magnetic needle is affected sby it, and it will be quite deranged if brought near. The elier'y of t6iii- singular influence varies with the hour of the day. All powerful about 2 o'clock in" the afternoon, it is absolutely annulled during the night. At the times of storm its intensity ugments to striking proportions. During tile rain the plant seems to succumb and bends its heald during a thunder shower; it remauins there without force or virtue, even if one should shelter it with an umbrella. No shock is felt all that time in breaking the leaves, and the needle is unaffected beside it. One never by chance secs a bird or an inscct ...
SORRENTO. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
*SORRE YTO. -4- (AROM 'OU IL OWN COIIIIESro SDI'ENT) A very pleasant evening was pclnt at the Anchorage, the resaidence of the Hon G. S. Coppiil, on Saturdaynight, for thie purposeof pr,.senting'the :traun .employees with a bolull.of tii per cent. on the amountlt of wilges earnled by each duringi the season, and ia a slight recognition of their s?rvics and' for the sitisfaetory Inanner in which they hid carried out , their, duties- to, the comRpany..y Mr CoppiDi stated that the season had been a g'eat success for the truniway, which would pay a dividend at' thet'rte of:10 per cent. oil the cepital eipelded.' r Coppin stated that he never had known before a body of men .who worked harder iii the interests of the comipaiy a:nd hoped to see thncallii back nIlet seasonlI he also referred to'the additional acconuinoda tion, Which" would be available next season, both by train and steamner, and that n coffee palace would in all probn bility le erected onext to the Ocean Park. Durinlg the ...
DROMANA. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
11DROJLLVA. -- (Fo.m oui ows CoaiESeonDENr.) The presentation to Captain McGee. of the steamer " Cooge, " mentioned in a previous i.suo of your paper, took place last week. at Messrs Huddart, Parker and Co's. offices.. Captain Pidoto and Mr ][. W.- Wilson, on behalf of the inhabitants of Dromana made the presentation. Captain McGec thanked the donors, stating that it would be his endeavor in the future to merit the good opinion of his passengers as he had striven to do in the past. Mr Iluddart, who was also present, stated that the company were pleased to see the efforts of their officers reconised by the people who patronised their hIoats, and he hoped that the good feeling at present ex isting would continue. Thecoummittee of lhe loca3lMechanics' Institute propose holding another entertaimient on Monday next in aid of the building andl piano fund. A really good prognramme Ilhas been pro vided, several novelties havingl been introduced, and with fine weatiher there should be a bump...
MOORABBIN. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
MOORABBIN. - Meet iin the Shire Hall, South Brighton, first Monday in e~acl month. PRESIDENT : W. G. Burgess, J.P. COUNCILLORS:, North Riding- W. G. Burgess, Hon T. Bent, F. Hollier. Scuth Riding- C. J. Potts, W. Lamb Smith, E. L. Vale. East Riding- D. McSwain, R. Mills, F. LePage. West Riding -J. J. Daly, D. Abbot, E. Barnett. Secre try--John Keys.
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
FOOTIBALL. ]Frankston v. Woodstock. The above match will be played to-day at Franks ton. The team will be selected from the following: Bentick, -Box (2), Clark (2), Deane (2), Dalman, Grant (2), .Timmnney, Lawrey, ?Mal0son, Moul day, Olaf, Patterson, Ritchie, Rey nolds, Sadleir, Thonias, WestLiawa and Watson. On Mollda last . the Frankston School boys journeyed to Mornington for the purpose of trying conclusions with the local school. After a well contested game the Mornington boys succumbed to the Frankskon, who kicked 9 goals 10) behinds to 1 behind. The goal kickers for Frankston were A. Box 4, B. Baxter 3, B. Robinson 1 and W. Davey 1.
FLINDERS AND KANGERONG. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
=:FLINDERS AND KANGERONG. Meets at Dromnana the last Saturday .in each month. PRESIDENT : A. Downward, J.P. COUNCILLORS: East Riding-D. Mairs, J.P., A. Down ward, J.P., R. Stanley. Centre Riding- -. Baldry, J. C. Grifliths, W. Brown. West Riding-VW. Patterson, R. Anderson, J.P., J. Cain, J.P. SECRETARYA : Peter Nowhln. TREASURER : T. B. Muntz.
GOSSIP ON THE SAND. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
GOSSIP.ON TJIJHE-SAND. (1r Oci-i?I.) - U:nitj? ' ti 'eng?' has beeni iekinowi1ledged 1il the woild over, ; bit th?dejipitatioiin thait .waited oi the 'Coiiiniisiliters for I ublic Works last eeki, &lt;c in: reference to the severance iidcstioii, '?eideiitlv iginored that' time holored idage. : . udging by the pre sistont lmanner: the tree conteniding parties presented their views to the Ministers, it was iapparent that each piarty was eiideavoring to check-mate the othe?i` .The cosequenees of their actioti: at the interview, drewi forth the remark from the Commissioners that the parties were evidently a;"bit mixed " and that each side, evidently Ti wanted : toiwn hall in their own .par ticular. place. As a coinsequence of the disunitedness displayed, the request of the deputation was met with a point blank refusal.; The Government being such ardent supporters of Federation, D must naturally support and maintain N it within the boundaries under their G jurisdiction. What abou...
ITEMS OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
7LTE1ES OF NEWS. WFE have been informied that Mr J. Carr, timber merchant, `of Frankston,: intends opening a branch establishment at Hast ings. We wish him every success and trust he will receive the entire support of the district. We would again remind our readers that Monday the 2nd .prox. is the .last day on' which electoral ridlts ncan he isgsied to elnable holders to be placed on the the .Tune supplementary rolls. All male persons over 21 years of ago who have been .residents in the district for three months are eligible to obtain rights, and should at once apply to ]Mr E. Griffiths, the deputy registrar for the district. Rights are issued for the small stun of sixponce. RATF.ATEPARS whose rates renlain unpaid after the 10th of June. will not be entitled to have their names on the ratepayers' roll, and will therefore riot be enititled to vote. Those who do not wish to be dis franchised for tile ensuing twelve months had therefore better pay their rates'before that date. IN a fo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
Notices Department of Public Works, Melbourne, 1.5th May, 1890. FT'ENDERS will be received, subject .to -L thle Conditions of Tendering, t for Additions State School No. 2656i, Somer ville, until Twelve o'clock on THURSDAY, 1 5th Junei. Particulars may be letrnt at this Office and at the Police Station, Frankston, The amount of the preliminiary deposit to" accompany the' Tender is £.,-mlid the amount of the depIosit as cash security for the due performance of the Contract is 5 per cent. . The Board of Land alnd Works will 'not necessarily accept the lowest or any Tender. D. M. DAVIES, ] Coemmissioner of Public Works. Department of Public Works. Melbourne, 15th May, 1890. TlENDERS will be received; subject to I L" the Conditions of Tendering. for New = State School and Teachers' Residence No. 847, Woolahmiai, until Twelvo o'clock on Thursday, 5th June. Particulars may be learnt at this Office, and at the State-school. The amount of the' preliminary deposit to accompany the tender is ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
Everyone Ougpht to Insur Aggainst BJire. THE NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA, (LulTED.) HEAD OFFICE: Corner of COTLLIN AND MARKET STREETS, ME LBOURNE.! .. - u_ - .DIRECTOS : .. .. ... Tno.AS MOUnILy, ESQ., J.P., Chairman... G. D. CARTEII, ESQ., 1M.P. Tnos. A i.ro, Esq.,. ..,Vice-Chirman. , ;R.:G. IENBOs, ESQ., J.P. L-rATrF'.w' LAN, ESQ., J.P. "(Mayor of - M-ellorne). ( . Hox. C. J. HAr, M.L.C. IOWVEST, CURRENT A'TES o- PREMIU3." Buslh Fires a?l iis Explosions Covered Without Exri' Charge. • WILLIA3M MACREDIE, S. : Secretary. Agent for Fra1;tnston-MA1iK BnRODY. Afrfet for Morniniton-.T. E. WronnL:r,. i-? C&Z:, ., ....... f- DR. STANLEY. Y. TIIEED,. (LATE Du. A. i. TWILKINSON.) MI.3.. St, Ch:, B. Mlay be Consulted at FLAXNKSTON-TIIURSDAYS: 2 to 5. DROMANA- MONDAYS: 2 to '5. rIASTINGS-FRIDAYS: 2 to 5. SOMERVILLE-FRIIDAYS-11 to 1. And at his Priv:ate Residence Mornihgton ! Daily. DR.STANLEY V. TREED, "Elim?ittta," VANCOUvr . STREET' M-.O.".ON I-N G T O N.:: `[CARD.] A....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
Bootmakers. Franlkstol? Boot Wirelhonse. J. REYNOLDS & CO., PRACTICAL BOOTMAKERS, Pi:ATNI STI:ET, "FnRANKSTON. "A L ,nd , LARGE c and aried Stock of Lidies' and Gentlemen's Boots and Shoes always on hand. Boots of all Descriptions made to Order. Fit cgituantecd. Hand Sewn Work a Specialty. Repairs Neatly Executed. MELBOURNE PRICES. BOOT AND SHOE WAREHOUSE. T. 'COREY, MIENTONE P RADE, MENTONE, MA- N-STRIIET, IORD])A.LLOC. BOOTS and SHOES miiide' to order; ileplairs Neatly Executed; Ready Made Boots and Shoes Below Melbourne Prices ATRIAL RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED. Auctioneers and Estate -Agents. SIIRE OF IOIRNINGTON. CROSKELL, RITCIIE & CO., (Of Melbourne and Frankston). General Auctioneers, House and Land Agents, ILL hold Weekly Sales as Advertised HORSES, CATTLE, Ac., ALSO LAND HOUSES; FURNITURE, &c. Sales Conducted by their Auctioneers: TiOMAS RILTCHIE & PIILIP IRENOU F tyendered. Account Sales Promptly Rendered. All' Conmnunications to :ead Office: FI...
SPORTING NOTES. Racing fixtures for next week:— MONDAY, 2ND JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 31 May 1890
SPORB22lNG TOTES. Racing fixtures for next week: MONDAY. 2ND JUNE. Entries for Melbourne Cup and Mari-I byrnong Plate. Caulfield Cup 11th and 18th October. 1 Ascot Vale Stakes and Champion V.R.C. Meeting 18J1 " Tormanby Stakes V.R.C. New Year's Da)y Meeting 1891 Juvenile Stakes V.A.T.C. summer a Meeting Geelong race Club Sires and Foal Stakes SA. J. C. Winter Meeting 25th October I Mordialloee Cup run in October Moonee Valley Steeplechase Meeting a 7th Cranbourne Meeting 11th I TUESDAY, 3RD JUNE. Frankston (postponed) Meeting WTEDNESDAY, 4TH JUNE. Weights for Moonee Valley Steeplechase Meeting 7th Weights for St Arnaud 11th THURSDAY, ITH JUNE.. i FRamAr, mTH JUNa Nils t SATURDAY, 7THR JUNE. f Tattersalls Grand National Steeplechase f Meeting Sydney Moonee Naalley Steepleetiase Meeting I would remind owners of horses, of tluh t many nominations to be made on Monday the 2nd, as will be seen by persuing the above, fixtures for the week. 'The Frankston meeting which should t hare been h...