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Roads at Mt Eliza [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
Ioads at 4t Eliza On the same subject, another correspondent writes-Can noth ing be done to secure in future a reasonably fair sideway when roads are undergoing repairs ? I refer particularly to the bad state of things recently existing on the Point Nepean Road, near Mount Eliza. It was positively dangerous to pass along the sec tion when it was in the hands of the contractor. It would appear that the trouble arises in all such cases from the practice of break ing up and dealmng with too great a stretch of road at the one time. There are patches of ploughed road, then patches of rough me tal, then a patch of rolled metal, and then another patch of plough ed road. Why don't the contrac tors tackle a short section at a time, finish it off, and then go on with another short section? If this were done there would be the minimum of inconvenience and danger. It may appear to be un gracious to complain in view of the splendid prospect which the mprovement of the much used Point Nepean Road...
How to Make Money! Pulling Motors out of Bogs at £1 per Time [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
1ow to Make N4oqley Pulling Motors out of Bogs at. £1 per Time "The Argus" has been com plaining about the failure of con tractors undertaking the cons truction of main roads to keep the thoroughfare open to traffic with passable side tracks. It is alleged that during the last week in September, at a point midway between Frankston and Morn ington, 27 cars were bogged in two days, and the owners were compelled to pay £1 each to get pulled out of the bog i "It is almost a case of blackmailing," says the report, "and the Coun try Roads Board officials, or those in charge of our shire engineer ing,works, should see that there is no such extortion practised."
The Standard. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1921. Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
QEhe (Stlldburb. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1921. Local and General News. Caulfield Cup to-morrow. The Carrum trainer, Mr H. Farmer, considers Tangalcoima unbeatable. Kannanook Creek meeting to morrow night. Mr Mark Brody reports that 4.06 inches of rain were recorded at Frankston last month. Two more robberies have been reperted-one at The Heights and the other in Nolan Street. The police are ilivestigating. Aspros Ltd have a special advt on the supplement to-day, where some carrum news and picture notes are published. The late Mr Alfred Farmer, who died recently, at Richmond, was the father of Mr Bert Far mer, of Bittern. There will be no Pictures next Wednesday night at Frankston. Two dances are advertised for this month in to-day's issue, The Fire Brigade are holding a dance on the 20th, and the Tennis Club have arranged an evening for the 28th inst.
A Musical Festival Frankston Arrangements [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
A M1usical Festival Frankston Arrangements ;An influential body of leading musical people have successfully initiated a movement to give a stimulus to music. Amusical fes tival is to beheld throughout Vic toria from Nov. 6th to Nov. 13th inclusive, and:the people of each town and village are asked to en list the services of the leaders of music in their districts tomiake the week a great success. Mr Frank Tate, I.S.O (Director of Education (, recognising. the edu cational value of the movement, has given his teachers permission to set apart one afternoon of-that week for the rendition of !"'music and songs of genuine merit." Mr J. D. Jennings, headmaster of-the Frankston State School, has secured .the afternbon of. Thursday, .Nov -13th-'for the local school, -and he-cordially invites the active co-operation of the many talented musicians a and singers resident at Frankston.
CARRUM All The News of the Week [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
CARRUM All The News of the Week By Our Special Representative The fortnightly.neeting of the Pro gress Association had a wet night last Saturday, when they took a trip to L'ewellyn's Hall, to hold their meeting at that end of the ward. There was however a fair attendance present, and members living in that part were pleased at the considera tion shown to them. Several new members were nominated, and a large number have signified their intention of joining. The idea of holding the meetings alternately at Seacombe House and the Hall seems to be a good one, as large numbers of mem bers live in both parts, being sepa. rated from each other by abcut a mile and a quarter. Mr J. Robert. sob, the hon secretary, .seemed pleased with the new venture, and feels sure the result will be a suc cess. The president (ex-Senator Barker) was in the chair, and -got through the business in good time. Several mattersaf importance were Ipostponed till next meeting.. The secretary was instructed to write t...
Anniversary Services [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
Anniversary Services The anniversary was continued on Sunday last. when special ser vices were held in the afternoon and evening. The preacher was Mr Gardner, a student from the 'Queen's College, whose sermons were very fine. Good congrega tions attended both. services. The choir, with Miss Vines at the organ, rendered special anthems, while at the afternoon service Mr McGraw sang "I Come to Thee" very artistically and feel ingly. The church was beauti fully decorated by Mrs Alfred Thornell, whlo also did a similar service at the hall on the previ ous evening.
HASTINGS Austral Concert Company Provides Entertainment [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
HASTINGS Austral Concert Comp any Provides Entertainment A splendid entertainment was giv en in the Catholic School Hall on Saturday, October Ist. by the Austral Comedy Company, before a large and appreciative audience. Mr James Lennon, of Melbourne, is to be heartily congratulated. for he organlsed the evening, and spared no pains or expense in making it an outstanding success, He and his friend, Mr Pemberton, very kindly motored the artie to down and back. On behalf of the Sisters of St Jo seph, for whom the entertainment was voluntarily given by the v:sitors, a vote of thanks was accorded all who assisted in making the evenihg so enjoyable. Mr Leslie Romain presided at the piano. Mies Flora Ray proved her self a charming young serio, and her musical duo act with Mr Remain was much appreciated. As an eccentric pantomimic dancer Mr Frank Stanley was exceptionally amusing, whilEt Mr Louis Ternand puzzled everybody with his wizardry and musical capabilities. It addition to being a mu...
Methodists Hold Concert [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
Methodists Hold Concert The local Methodists were un fortunate in striking a bad night last Saturday for their annivers ary concert. At about 6.30 the rain started to pelt down in real earnest. However, by 8.30, a fair number of folk had assemb led, together with all the perfor mers, save one..: Rev. C. Angwin presided. An overture by Miss Dorothea Overton provided the opening item, followed by a song by Miss Emily..Gray. Miss Irene Wonnacott. gave the humorous recitation "The First Day Back"; Miss Viola Zeplin rendered "The Happy Song" ; a violin solo by Mr J. A. Nairn followed ; Miss Doris Unthank sang "The Call of the Woods" ; Mr H. Barber then gave a solo, and Mr Nairn gave one of his humorous recitals. Miss Wonnacott, who seems eq ually proficient as a vocalist, then sang "Winter," for which she was encored. Mr V. McGraw, a possessor of a splendid voice, sang "Drown the Trail," whilst Miss Vines, in finished style, gave "Lie there, my Lute." Miss Doris Unthank rendered "Dream o...
Races at Cranbourne Five Horses Fall and Two Jockeys Injured Meeting Abandonded [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
Races at Cra bourne Five Horses Fall 'and Two Jockeys Injured Meeting Abandonded The Cranubourne races yesterday were attended by a large number of people, including many from Frank aton, Mornington, Somerville, and elsewhere, but, owing to a series of accidents, the programme was cur tailed, and the meeting was abandons ed. In the Trial Stakes, Bdy Blue, Lord Switch and Palate Daose came down when entering the straight. One jockey, Blen, received concus s.ton and an. injured thigh. but ,the other two escaped with a shaking In the next race, the Cranbonrne Plate, Tamesa and Francle tumbled to earth, and narrowly-escaped bring.' Ing Booran Lasa down, but P. Tehan made a remarkable recovery, and his mount flnlased alone, Adam Skirv log, the well known jockey, was ee rionely injured.
Tom Deane's Bowling [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
Toni Deae 's Bowlilg A well-known cricketer writes -The most surprising feature of the match against Bentleigh last Saturday was the immediate re turn to form of Frankston's :fine bowler, Tom Deane. Bowling a splendid length, and varying his pace, Deane finished with 5 wick ets for 21 runs-a remarkable performance in an opening match against such a strong batting side as Bentleigh. He also hit the wicket of one of Bentleigh's best bats without dislodging a bail I A welcome new member to Frankston's ranks is Mr Wat kins, the new Presbyterian min ister. He umpired last Satur day's game. He-is a good bat, a good bowler, and a'safe field.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
_?Frankston Directory. For the BEST BREAD CAKES and PASTRY you should tr'y - A. T. WALTERS BAY STREET BAKERY W. J. Withington (20 years as General Hand with L. Foster & Son, Melbourne) Informs the public of Frankston and district that he has commenced business as...... , S, ADDLERL . First-class Workmanship, Guaranteed at Melbourne. Prices. Note the address-Next to Brown & Muir's, the blaiksmiths Playne Street ..:,. Frankston W. H. PIKE LATE A.I.F r Baker and Pastry Cook Wells Street - FRANKSTONI - FRANKSTON" DAIRY Pure Milk, direct from the bwner's we ll known Dairy Per'm Customers may confdeutly rely y n the purity and High clisse Quality of the milk supply. C:ws milkle under strict persondil supervision. Milk treated by latest scientifl applianuces, render- ing contamination impossible., Agent for Clutterbuck's Blackstone. Oil Engines, Cliff & Bunting's Chaifoutt3rs and Grain Crushers,,: &a Simplex Milking Machines; . .. . W. J. OATES L1XL4 - BAY=s...
Repatriation Notes [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
Repatriatioq Notes Returned Soldiers are invited tc apply to this Committee for advice before entertaining business pro posals of any kind. Those Soldiers and Dependents needing assistance, sustenance, &c.. are hereby notified that by personal application to any of the undersigned members of committee, forms and advice may be obtained :-Messrs Oates (chairman), C. Gray, W. S. Hartland, S. Sherlock, W. P. labon, T. J. .\cMurtrie and E. Barrett. Employers are requested to notify the Committee of any vacancy suitable for returned men. Persons -avingc Businesses or Property. &c., to sell suitable to Rotorced Soldiers are earn. estlyinvited to communicate particu lars to the Committee. E. BARRETT; Hon. See, Repatriation Frankeson
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
AFrankston Directory- I Established 1883 G. E. ROGERS & SON (Late A.I.F.) Progressive Ironmongers Playne Street, Frankston Good Assortment Glassware and Crockery Cash Prices Terms Cash Frankston Pictures Company Limited Saturday's : PICTURES: Constance Talmadge The Perfect Woman William Russell A Sporting Chance Marguerite Clayton Bride 13, serial Mrs M. Wood Hairdresser & Tobacconist Best Brands of Tobacco and Cigars kept in stock. alews tgency Agent for The Age, the Herald, the Truth, the Weekly Times, the Leader, and the Standard ......... (the local paper). ......... Bay Street, Frankston J. A. Cameron (Opposite Station) Horseshoer, Wheelwright & General Blacksmith Painting and Trimming a Specialty FRANKSTON MO RRIS AND OUTRAM Family Buxtcher Telephone No. 20-Frankston. Playne Street FRANKSTON Top Quality Meats Small Goods Fresh Every Day M. A. James Late Royal Engineers, Imperial Army PLU MBER AND WATER ENGINEER BAY STREET FRANKSTON Estimates Prepared fo...
Tyabb Cricket Club [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
viyabb Cricket Club A meeting of the Tyabb Crick et Club was held on Oct 4th, when President Cole presided over an attendance of about twenty one The report of the delegates, Mes srs W. J. Baker and G. Denham, was received, on-the motion of Messrs H. Denham and P. Mair, and it was unanimously decided; on.the motion of Messrs J. D. Grant and D. Longmuir, to again join the Peninsula Association. As regards the formation of a se cond eleven, for the purpose of giving opportunities to younger players, Messrs F. "Mills and A. J. Noble moved that this be done and it was resolved to fix the fee at five shillings. Before closing the meeting, the President an nounced that ariangements had been made to hold a concert early next month at Tyabb to assist in the financial aspect of the great summer game.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
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Burglars Active [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
Burglars .Active Something of a sensation was caused in the town on Tuesday morning, when it was discovered that burglars had visited two of the local places of business dur ing the early hours of the morn ing. Mr George Keast was awa kened at about two o'clock by the noise of someone endeavoring to open the back door leading into his shop. Findingthat some one was on the premises, the burg lars decamped, Mr Keast hearing the fast trot of a pony on. the road towards FPankston: lt.was then discovered ,that: the thieves had previously paid a visit to Westa way's News Agency, gaining ac cess by breaking a window at thb rear of thepremises, and getting away with a quantity of cigars, tobacco, etc, to the value of £20. The till, which fortunately con tained only coppers, was emptied --but it is thought the thieves must have been disturbed, as a lot of valuable stock was left un touched.
Mr Watkins Welcomed [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 14 October 1921
Mr Watkins Welcomed The social also took the form of farewell to the departing min ister, Mr Bell, and the welcoming of the incoming one, Mr Watkins. On behalf of the congregation, Mr Watkins spoke of the good and strenuous work that had been done by their departing pastor ; they felt they could not let him pass from their midst without marking the event in some way, and on their behalf he had much pleasure in handing to him a small token of their esteem in the form of a silver sweet bowl. Mr Bell sincerely thanked them all for the memento ; he would ever remember their kindness to him and cherish pleasant memories of his term amongst them. Mr Bell then, on behalf of those present, said it afforded him much pleas ure to extend a welcome to his successor, Mr Watkins. He as sured them that they were extremely fortunate in securing him as their pastor, and he pro phesied a bright and successful time, both for pastor and people. Mr Watkins suitably responded, and said he would do his be...