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OUR LETTER BOX. (We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by correspondents.) WATER SUPPLY FOR MORNINGTON. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 December 1911
*OUR LETTER BOX. (We do not necessarily identify ourselves with tl:e opinions expressed by corres pondents.) WATER SUPPLY FOR MORN INGTON.-* TO THE EDITOR. Sir,-It is gratifying to note that the Morniugton shire council is look ing serious'y into the question of a permanent water supply for the town. While some ratepayers miny think old methods are good enough, there cin be no dlubt that a permanent. supply of waiter would be a boon,, and its value to the place almost incalculable. Drains could be kept clean, and the township in a healhy sanitary con i tion. It would be pos-ible 'o keep gardens greon and attractive in the summer, andi much could be got out of the soil in the shape of vegetables, even oi the smallest plots, that cannot possibly be obtained under exi-ting conditions. One of the most riipor tant advantages would be the assur ance against fire. At present visitors for the sunmer cannot make arrangements to re'ain for a lengthy period, because there is no certainty as to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 December 1911
Frankston NEW YEAR'S DAY Sports In :!. iEAt TIFUI. FRAMSKSTON PARK On_: 31 .u!e from S:;sion and Ikech. Monday, January 1st, 1912. Cyclic, Footracin,;, Wood Choppig, Feotball Events, Dancing, Trick Cyclists, etc. Good BaEd Engaged Side Shows PROGRAMME. SHEFFIELD HANDICAP - (open), 120 yds, £25-Ist, £20 2nd, £3; 3rd, £2. Nomination 3s Gd, acceptance 3s td. OPEN HANDICAP, 220 yds., l5- Ist3 10s-; 2nd £1; 3rd 10s. Nomination 2s, acceptance Is. FRANKSTON WHEEL RACE, 1 mile, £0--Ist £7; 2nd £2 ; 3rd £1. Nomination 3s, acceptance ls. BICYCLE FLUTTER, 3 mile. 1st £2; 2nd £1 ; 3rd 10s. Nomi nation 1s, acceltance Is. FOOTBALLERS' HANDICAP. -1st, 3-guinea open order or cash, 2nd 10; 120 yds. Open to foot ballers havinit played in Peninsula Association. Entrance 2s, accep tance 1t. BOYS' RACE, 75 yds., 13 years and under, 17s &.--lst 10s ; 2nd s ; 3rd2s lid. Post entry tid. LOG CHOPPING CONTEST, £6 !tO. Standing block (54 inches in circumference)-ist £5 X 2nd £1; 3rd Os. Nomination 4s,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 December 1911
W. T. SACH, WATCHMAKER and - - JEWELLER "Clydebank." MORNINCTON, kxecutes all kirdsof WAT('H, CLOCK JEWELLERY and SPECIAL REPAIRQ. Glasses and keys fitted. Oders can be lIet with Messrs Annear Bros, MBrning. _ M: XMt dldacks lromana; Messrs uenn and Sons, Somerville; .or Car riersMessrs Cairns and Williams, who pass "Clydebank" daily Estimates given for repairs, if desired, before proceedinc with them. 3. ods of every description connected with the trade, including the moetup.to.date makes of watches sub. mitted for approval. Customers visited by appointment. ~ J. MILLARD, CARRIER and CAB PRO SPRIETOR, FRANKSTON. Cabs Meet all Trains. Parcels and Lugirane received and promptly delivered. Ho.ee n mn Vehicles for hire. Prices reseiantle etters aro Teletrams promptly attended A. GOXALL, - Butcher, - Bay-street, Frankston, Faumlies Waited ..n for O*.,rs ......... Prime Meat Only K.pt ................. Smali Goods of Every Dsra?iption Fresh Daily. Hides and Skins Bought............... F....
LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 December 1911
LOCAL AND GENERAL The 'Ozone,' which made her first Sun day bay trip to Mornington last Sunday, was packed to theutmost capacity. . The well-known;opticianalr D, Edel soen, will visit Morningtou. on Monday next, and may be cbnsulted on all defects of vision at Mr.Tait's pharmacy The 'drunks' express' to Chelsea on Saturday nights is becoming notorious for hilarity and' irofanity. The residents of Aspendale are said to be strongly opposed to the establishm'nt of a wine shop there. The Frankston Empire Assembly held the wind-up dance for the season on Saturday night, when there was a good attendance of dancers, who spent an en joyable evening. Refreshments were provided by the ladies. Our readers are reminded that a card party and dance wall be held in the Convent Hall, Mornington, next Wednes. day evening. The proceeds will be de voted to Mrs McArthur's stall in connec tion with the garden fete which takes place at the Mornington Park Xmas week. The. weather continues very dry, and t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 December 1911
Bereavement Notice. COPEMAN.-MR J. PEARCE and MISS BAIRSTOW desire to tender &nbsp; their sincere THANKS to all friends for the kind sympathy, letters and cards re- &nbsp; ceived during their recent sad bereave- ment, especially to Dr Somers and Mr and Mrs J. Russell and family for their untiring attention and kindness during &nbsp; her long illness. " Fairfield." Mornington. a Ite Stanbarb. PUBLISHED' EVERY- SATURDAY MORNING 'Nothing extenuate, nor sqt down aught in malice" Telephone No. 6. Franklton. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2.
Mornington Sale Yards SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 December 1911
Mornington Sale Yards SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL The full council was present at the specia' meeting held on Thursday of last week to onsidir the question of sale yards =t Morninington. The Pr.-ident, after aceriing to the request of councillors to allow a free and easy discussion, reported hlat the receipts from the pre-ent yards now being e-'eed l.y the council were £6 1s Gd for the past six months. Cr L,blb -id that he had had a, lonag onv, r?tion with Mr (raves, a gentlemen who knew the requirermnett of the stock owners of the district well, atd he had said that 19 out of !) pr, f-md the yMtds to rn main where they were now situated The meeting was rather pr. mature; they =hould wait for 12 monrth and see how the yards, now twing leaSrd by the council, turnled out. Cr Grover referrel to the incon ver:ieices at present ttached to the Tairti yard-. With improvements thete would be an improved revenue. There were now no conveniences for the loading of pig- or f-r the proper penning...
CRICKET. PENINSULA ASSOCIATION. TYABB v. HASTINGS. (B Grade.) [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 December 1911
CRICKET. PENINSULA ASSOCIATION. TYABB v. HASTINGS. &nbsp; (B Grade.) These teams met on Saturday on the ground of the former, who won comfortably on the first innings, and, in a measure, atoned for the "donkey-licking" the A team re- ceived at Hastings. Hastings batted first, but could only make 24 runs, no batsman scoring double figures. G. and D. Longmuir, did the bowling, getting 6 wickets for 13 runs, and the latter 3 for 10. Tyabb compiled 68, the only double figure score being 20 by T. Long- muir. Dan Hoban was the most &nbsp; successful bowler for the visitors, his puzzling underarm googlies getting for him 6 wickets for 27. Hastings knocked up 50 in their second inn- ings, the highest score being made by A. Haywood with 15. The Longmuir Bros. made their pre- sence felt again, by getting 5 for 24 and 4 for 8 respectively. In Tyabb's second innings, two reached doubles, viz., W. Denham 16, and G. Longmuir 14. Unfortunately, the bowling analysis was not kept as ...
Telephone Directory. FRANKSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 December 1911
Telephone Directory. . FRAANKSTON. -Ursdy, M .. -Hogan, J. - Rowan, '(Marathon.' SCampbell, Majr, Amesfield Park i-Ulii, Mrs --Pettit, W. G., 'Standard' Office' -?ittchie and Co, I' --lirmwade, H W, Myrtoon --Mr James (rice, "Moondah" O--Rubrtsoan, Il, ewncia 1 .?iaxwell, Dr 12- 'haminerlin. P C, Chemist la--ilbard, J, Cab Propriotor 14-harroo.t, C 15--boo:, a W li• Plowman, Mrs 17--chultz; W ' : 1S-tiiegry. A IS-Mackie and Williams, butchers 20 -, all, A, butcher 21-M.sterton. H,'Ruoria i2-31'Donald, D, storekeeper 23-Gamble, 11 % 24-- oilins, H.M., "Gracedale," 25--t'Pnter, Capt, 'Jerula'
The Stud [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 December 1911
The Stud The followi; horse, art. a ..... 4isted in the "St".ndrl' -to -ia *. in . ti, district thin serson : Bravo, Mr G.e H Glii.da'- w ll known COIt.?,l....I. Fitz Bl s, 3lrG. B ;,hi'- li'au tifully nred tit.-r Da.dy, Mr P. Purve ' taI cih a'nd shbipely poi. Centrewomn ad S . ph r Lion, ?fr Gomin's ell Lred CI;. da. ; nil" Bolinda, a I ,hio, ably-b e' im. ,tmd.r. Tit Willo,0, Mr '.er cairin's well-bel. r.° ,,iei Paglieci, 31, T. H. Sate's 9 hot ough bred if much quail i. Yo*ung Sir Andrew, Firt, s slhapely clydesda e.
TYABB. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 December 1911
TYABB. At last sufficient interaest has been aroused to enable thne crrving out ef a Sports meeting to b a cer sinty. At the meeting held on Tuesday evening a good numibrs?f the young men of the locality mnde it evident that A.N.A. day is'still to rem ,in onr gala day, indr offered tro asrist in whatever work there is to be done by way of preparation. On a day to be oppoin. ted, a workino bee will be held, and one whole d.y should see ill prep'sra tions made. A meeting of the sports committee will h"" hIl, on Tuesday next, when the amount, of prize money to be disbursed, and other items, will be attended to. -. To nilght a general meeting of the I.H.O. will be held, to .decide when and where the club picnic decided on some time ago shall he held. A good attendance is desired. The concert in aid of the genera picnic prize fund was held last night Full report will be given next week.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 December 1911
Mornington High School. TANTI AVENUE, - M-- ORNINGTON--- Day and Boarding School, THE Course of Instruction includes Sall the branches of a Superior English Education, with French, Latin, P'hysical Culture, Needlework, Elocution, Drawing, Painting, Piano and Violin tuition, Theory of Music, etc. Principal-MISS C. EVERARD. William S. Cook, Solicitor, i .........IORNINGTON,........ MELBOUIR'E ADIDIES, Prel'e Buildings, 60 Queen Street. Ltttends Frankrton on Court Days Ilastings, recond Saturday is month D)omana Cuone I days. - DENTIST. MORNINCTON. Mr Fred S,. Parrett, .........B. D.S .......... 317 CHURCH ST., RICHMOND, W-ILL visit Itorniugton MONTIIHLY W. Foster s, "Claremont," Main St. Visiting Days-? . SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 25th. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16th. SATURDAY, JANUARY 20th. Hours--1 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. N. Freeman, Plumber, Gasfitter & Eicycle Repaire MAIN ST., MORNINCTON. All Work done at Melbourne Prices. ESTIMATES GIVEN. Bicycle Repairs a Speciahlity, and al Fittings kept ...
WORLD'S CHAMPION RUNNER. J. DONALDSON ENTERS FOR THE FRANKSTON SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 December 1911
h'WORLD'S CHAMPION RUNNER. J. DONALDSON ENTEtRS FOR THE FRANKSTON SPORTS. District residents will he greatly interested to learn that Jack Donaldson; the chamnpion pedets trian of the world, has entered for the Frankston New Year's l)ay. Sports. Word has been received Ih-ough MrM. Williams,from air 1i. 'Terry, the champion's manager, to enter Donaldson. If he receives a mark from which he has a chalnce, be will ho a certain competitor. There will also be some other first-class runners competing. Donaldson's appearance will give hundreds a chance to see the phenomenal runner in action,which is worth going miles to see. Entries for the sports close on December 12th, Tuesday next.
Dandenong Market. Tuesday, December 5th. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 December 1911
Dandienong Market, Tuesday, December 5th. Alex: Scott and Co. reports :-An other big 'supply of milkers ahd springers and prices were all in favor of buyers. A few of Ihe top prices as follows :-Mlilkers 1 at £10 15s, 3 to £8 5s, 4 to £10 15i, l at £7 15s, t at £i 2s Gd, I at £6 7s Gd, 1 at £8, 2 to £7 2s 6d, 2 to £7 2s Gd. Springers 3 to £7 7s Gd, 2 to.£7, 2 to £7, 3 to £6"Os, 10 to £6 5s, 2 to £6 5S, 3 to £6 15s, 15 to £4 10s, 1 at £5. Store cattle, usual yarding, and prices un cnanged, Pigs-A heavy supply and psactically. unsaleable. Primest bacon in the market 36; 'pork- heavy prime 24s to 26s, medium 19s to 21s, light 1,s to 17s Gd, stores Ga to 9s, suckers 3s to 5s, inferior is Gd to 2s Gd. Calves- Prime heavy 30s. to 41s, lighter 20s to 26s, small from 5s.
A New Industry. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 December 1911
A New Industry,. A company, with a capital of £1500 has been formed to work at the Tubbs Rubba diggings, the object being to make pottery, china ware, tiles and white bricks out of the clay ai.d pipe clay which is in abundance. there Work was commenced on the ground last week. About a ini'e away .from this work at the Bulldog Creek some good specimens-of gold laden stone have been os cured by mne of the com. panies who have leases.
Frankston Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 December 1911
Frankston Sports. At a meeting of the comnnittee of the Frankston Sports on Mondav last, it was decided to alter one of the dLncing C ompetitions from a Scotch R~el to the Highland F'ling. Mr M. Hurley, of Bflmiarrinhl, hais been in. vited to play the .violin for the I ish Jie, and ai, expert piper, selected hy Mr Guy Madden, will play for the Scotch event. It i+ hoped that a good entry will he received for tihe daicing contests; which ae open to all ates of both sexes.--Several applications for sideshows, stands, ete,, were dealt with. -- Consideratin if the question of chipping a new track was deferred tiil the next me,,ting, on Monday of nextr week. Thi, treasurer reported that Alr Jolly had, hauded hinm £5 is 7,I, amount he u.dertmnok to raise to wa ds the £25 SheffielMl. A deal of cther routine busine.s was discussed, sub-committees elected, etc.
The Rainfall. FOR NOVEMBER. AT MOOROODUC. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 December 1911
The Rainfall: FOR NOVEMBEB. AT MOORO8UOC. Mr Alfred E. Bates, "Pine:Hill," re ports the followine rainfall at Moorooduc for the month of November- ... . o1t ....... ... 28 pnont '15th ... ... .. ,, .28th.... ... 4 .,, Total -.. .. 37points. January . 51 points. February . 2.91 , March.. ... ... 6.47 ,, April ... . .71 ,, May ... ... :'4.42, June ...... ... 804',,-" July ... ... .. ''2 ;,, August ... . 140 September .. ... 296' October .. 143 November ... ... 37' Total for the year `29.64 When you write to advertisers just mention that you saw their advt. min this papor.,We'll be grateful if you will do so. - -
Flinders and Kangerong Council. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 December 1911
Flinders and Kangerong .Council. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25Tr. The balance sheet, as read, was adopted,. and the statement of accounts as submitted was allowed. AUDITOR'S REPORT. The report of Mr C. Sullivan, Government auditor, was read, and after a brief djscussion, was ad opted. FINANCE. Accounts amounting to £188 is 4d were passed.for payment. /CORRESPONDENCE. From Secretary Ports and Har bors, directing attention to conges tion of vehi'ular traffic at lier, Sorrento, and requesting regulation for control of same.-To be in formed that a regulation re same, is now in existance, Lands aud Survey Department, re application of Dromana Pro gress Association, to fill in danger ous hole on the reserve at jetty approaches.-To be informed that council have no objection to same being done. Ml rs Hobbs, widow of late John Hobbs, late dayman of Flinders, stating books would be left at the office of Mr Wilding, and request payment of amount due to- her late, husband.-The secretary thought this a ...
Water Scheme for Frankston. PUBLIC MEETING. GOOD SUPPLY OF WATER CLOSE AT HAND. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 December 1911
Water Schegie for Frankston... PUBLIC MEETING. GOOD SUPPLY-OF WATER I C- LOSE AT . HAND. In response to the advertisement in last issue of the Stsudotrd, calling a meeting as the result of the requisi- I tion received by the Shire President, there was an attendance of about 50 ladies and gentkmen at the Frankston Mechanics' Hall on \Vedneslay eveu ing to consider the question of a eater supply for the town. T- he Shire President (Cr Ritchie) occupied the chair, and after reading the requisition, stated that there w is a feeling amongst property owners that the town should have a good water supply. He favored an eflicient scheme on moderate ind safe lilnes. Mr Howitt moved "that in the opinion of the meeting it is desir able to have a water supply for Frankston."-The motion was sec onded by Dr Plowman. - The Chairman invited ,discussion. In answer to' an enquiry, Mr Howitt said that he hald made en quiri s anid certain investigartins, and thought that springs would not give a suffici...