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Bad English and Worse French [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
Bad English and Worse French Inspector Howard, of the Do partment of Labor, proceede:l against John Richards, licensce. Riviera Hotel, Carrum, for fail ing to pay .wages due to Henry Vivienne.in accordance with the Act. -He pleaded not guilty. "Vivenne, a young Frenchman, whose bad English and the bad French of the counsel made un derstanding difficult, said he was engaged as chef at £4 per week. He worked two weeks, and then left, receivinig £6 13s in wages. Richards claimed justification, Vivenne having left without no tice durifg Richaids' abselice. Louis Parer. was giving evi dence, when the magistrate an nounced that the case would be dismissed.
Lecture on Bird Life [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
Lecture on Bird Life "Bird Day " will be invested with special interest this year owing to-the fact that Mr Geo. Shepherd, Somerville's well known ornithologist, will deliver an address on birds. This is a treat that should not be missed, and parents and friends are cor dially invited to be present at the Frankston State School at 2.30 o'clock next Thursday afternoon.
Unregistered Barmaid [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
Unregistered Barmaid Senior Constable Bray proceed ed against Winifred Hallenan, li cence, for having allowed an un registered barmaid, Mrs Rowe, to serve in the bar of the Prince of Wales Hbtel. Miss Hallenan pleaded guilty, stating. that she committed the bi'each.unknowingly. Mrs Rowe was'purely there as a friend, and was not being paid for any serv ice she rendered. After hai'ing remarked that h,. had the power to inflict a fine of £10 for every.day ali unregister ed'barmaidt had' been.in the bar, the magistrate inflicted a fine of 10s,. with' 9s cost.
Sport & Anecdote SOME NEWSY TATTLE BY "STRATHMORE." [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
S.Sport & Anecdote') 45 e e SOME NEWSY TATTLE BY "STRATHMORE' The Caulfield Cup is once more a thing of the past, and Violon cello's name has been inscribed amongst the heroes of that clas sical equine race. Many fine horses have scored in the classic event, horses like Vengeance, Hymettus, Amberite, Sweet Nell, Marvel Loch, Posei don, Shepherd King, Eurythmic, and others, who revive fond me mories in many hearts, but none were more handsome than Sir Samuel Hordern's horse. In Saturday's race, he started at 16 to 1, and won in glorious fashion from Purser, Sister Olive and Lionel Attwill. .It was Billy Foulsham's first victory in the great event. Purser finished with greatgus to, but met with interference en route-in fact, he was dodging Sonny Foy most of the time. Bil ly Duncan was keenly disappoin ted, for he considered Purser al most unbeatable. It is interesting to know that Purser made his first appearance in a novice race at Mornington about two years ago. Since that t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
__ Frankston Directory_ SFQo the BEST BREAD CAKES and PASTRY you should iry,? A. T. WALTERS BAY STR-EEoTE_ BA KERY ( W. J. Withington (20 years as General Hand with L. Foster & Son, Melbourne) Informs the public of Frankstou and district that he has commenced business us...... ,. SADDLER ._ First-class Workmanship, Guaranteed at Melbourne Prices. Note the address-Next to Brown & M? ir's, the blakesmiths Playne Street ..:,. Frankston W H. PIKE LATEAI. F SBaker and Pastry Cook Wells Street FRANKSTONI - FRANKSTON" DAIRY Pure Milk, direct from the Owner's well known Dairy PFrm Customers may conflidoutly rely ou the purity and High class Quality of the milk supply. Caws milked under strict personal. supervision; Milk treated by latest scientific appliances, render ing contamination impossible. Agent for Clutterbuck's Blackstone Oil Engines, Cliff & Bunting's Chaffoutt3rs and Grain Crushers, &a Sim plex t\lilking M achinos . ", . - r W. J. OATES ho-- BAY=st...
Monday, October 31st, 1921. At Somerville at the Market Yards at 3 o'clock [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
Monday, October 31st, 1921 At So-merville at the Mlarket Yards at 3 o'clock EXECUTORS' Auction Sale of Maiden Nursery and Orchard Land in the far-famed Somerville district. 4:. J.'Stewart has been instructed by the Execntor of the-Estate of Ann Loder to offer by public auction as above the well known Estate, "Chorry Treo,"'' situa ted about 24 miles from Tyabb sta tlon at the corner of Boe's and Gray don's Road. The land comprises area of 192 ricreo, 1 rood, and 11 perches, being Crown allotments 38a and 38b, Parish" of Bittern. It is all'maiden country, beiug one of the ~very few remaining blocks ia the districtadap ted for nursery purp:ses'snd having a frontage to two good roads make It very suitable for subdivision. A large portion is under valuable tim ber and other portions are fairly clear which can be cleared up at a small expense. It will also grow summer cabbages to perfection an4 is ideal for orchard purposes. As it is deter mined to wind up the estate, the Ex ecutor has p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
Frankston Advertisements, Established 1883 G. E. ROGERS & SON (Late A.I.F.) Progressive Ironmongers Playne Strleet, Frankston Good Assortment Glassware and Crockery Cash Prices Terms Cash Frankston Pictures Company Limited Saturday's : PICTURES: HARRY MOREY in The Gauntlet FAIRE BINNEY in Madonnas 'and Men State Savings Bank of Victoria "THE FARMERS BANK" Credit Foqcier Loaqs on Farnl Properties Two Thirds of Valuation up to £2000 at 7 per cent, Repayable over 25). years £4 5s half yearly for each £100 !~" Special Terms for Returned Soldiers Depenoilnts, Red Cross and Transport Workers Three-fourths of Valuation up to £2000 at 61 per cent. Repayable over 28 years, £2 quarterly for each £100 Application Forms at anoy State Savings Bank or by writing to Inspector-General. GEO E. EMERY, Inspector General Head Office'...... State Savings Bank, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria. PIGS and Calves Wanted Highest Price Given. Apply J. Lloyd & Sons Pty Ltd Hlam & B...
Our Hastings Budget Hastings, Oct 18th [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
Our 1 astiggs Budget Hastings, Oct 18th The unveiling of the handsome Soldiers' Memorial took place eon Sunday last in', the presence of a very large attendance, The wea ther was all that could be desir ed. The impressive ceremony was conducted by Brigadier-Gen eral Senator Elliott, D.S.O., who paid an eloquent tribute to.those whose memory is enshrined in the-hearts of all loyal citizens. - The returned soldier fruitgro wers in the Hastings and'Somer ville districts have taken the lead. over the hurdles-into the field of co-operation with a view to a more advantageous market ing of their fruit. In extending their sphere of activities, it is proposed to co-operating with existing organisations to their mutual advancement. At the foundation meeting, over which Captain Adams presided, there were nearly twenty growers pre sent, and a delegate was chosen to get in touch with soft fruit markets in the city. A general meeting will be held at Tyabb next Friday night to appoint the official...
Fire Brigade Dance [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
Fire Brigade Dance The Fire Brigade dance, held in the Frankston hall last night, drew a large attendance, and the evening proved thoroughly enjoyable. The music was supplied by Miss Prosser (piano), and .Mr T. Dean, (violin). The duties of M.C. wore carried out by Mr Paxman. The hall was ap propriately decorated. Members of the Brigade were present in full force and exerted themselves in every way to promote the enjoyment of the gathering. The ladies, with their usualgenerosity, provided re freshments, and the promoters desire to thank them for their assistanre. The proceeds of the dance: will be devoted to the purchase of new equipment.
Electric Light Extended [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
Electric Liglt Exteqded If reliance can be placed on the ses'rtion that the Lord helps those who help themselves, then the resl dents of Cranbohrno Road, Frankstonu, are building up a nice little asset. The Cranbonrno Road people are noted for the success of their "working beoes." When the "Pow ers that Be" prove dilatory or niggardly in bestowing favors, Cran bourne Road wastes no times in useless repining, but sets a "bee" to work, and the desired object Is accomplished. Cr. F. H. Wells appears to be the !'live wire" In connection with these voluntary labor stunts, and much. of his :sucooss, no doubt results from the' foct- that he does not coflnoolis elfforts to oratoly. His coat Is gbderally off flrstt, -end with a practical leader, the arest is pretty easy. .!Such proved the case lust week, wehenthe Croanbourne Road "bee" got busy on the taslk of trans ferring the line of flectrlo light poles and-" wiree. from" "LatLgwarriu: to Frankston. Two 'half days in the middle of the wee...
Mrs Watkin's Welcome [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
[rs rWatkins' Welconle Yesterday the ladies of the Prank etop Presbyterian Church gave an afternoon to Mrs Watkins, the wife of the new minister, at "Yarrings," the residence of, Mrs Brace Mellor, Mornington Road. There wasa good attendance. Mrs Mackeddie, on behalf of the .ladies of the congre gation, extended a warm welcome to Mrs Watkins. and expressed the hope that she would have' a very happy time during her residence in Frank; ston. Afternoon tea was served, and the fdbotion throughout proved entirely enJoypble. .
Buick Cars Local Agency [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
Buick Cars' Lo?cal Agency Mr O. J. Olsen, the agent for this district, has received infor mation from the Buick Company, to the effect that they have decided to manufacture 4 cylinder Buicks. The first shipment will arrive about the end of December. Mr Olsen will be glad to give full informa tion to prospective buyers re these beautiful cars. Prices £525 single seaters; £535 double seaters. Very easy terms may be arranged if desired.
Tragedy at Somerville Double Sucide by Poisoning and Shooting [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
Tragedy at Somerville Double Suicide by Poisoning and Shooting Somei Jille, 19th October. Quite a gloom was cast over the whole community here, when the news was circulated that a double tragedy had occurred at the "Krangala" orchard, whereby two well-known and- respected young people had met their deaths in a painfu ly sad tragic manner. The victims were Stanley Clarke, aged 27 years Janet Ross, aged 26 years. The former was a native of Somer ville, and had lived here practically all his life. He enlisted for active sea vice with the 14th Battalion. and and toolk part in the landing at Gallipoli. He was a man of splendid physique, standing 6ft. high, and looked an ideal soldier in. his khaki uniform. Ever since returning he has worked in the fruit industry a great part of the time as a packer, and was regarded, as an expert at the business. For the past eighteen months he has been- employed by Mr H. Hanton. at t'Krangala" as a general orchardist, who says that Clarke was a thorough...
Our Somerville Letter [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
Our Somerville Letter The many. frielnds of mir John S:ott will be pleased to ; learn that heis home again, and is progressing splendid y after his recent operation A meeting of Returned Soldiers hns been held at "Tyabb for the purpose of forminig din Association to hand'o and 'dispose of the` soft fr!its grown Ib. soldiers throughbit the Peniissiula: Capt. Adanis pre sided, and addresses were given by Mr G. R. Warren, (president of the Somerville: Fruitgrowers'" Asocia tion. and lMajorr Wilson.. -Both: speakers-drew attention to the poor prospects attending the coming season; and cmphasised the 'need of co-operation and prompt action. It was decided, to form an associa tion to 'be called the "Peninsula Returned ' Soldier Fruitgrowers' Association," with an initiation fee of 5s. A general nieeting is to be held at Tyabb Hall on the 28th inst., when further steps will be taken to put the Association on a working basis, appointing oficers etc.
The kananook Creek [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 21 October 1921
Tle Kaqa4ook Creek That public interest in the move ment to secure the improvement of Kananook Creek has not abated was evidenced last Saturday night, when a meeting was held at Howell's Dining Rooms, Seaford, to consider the latest developments. There was a splendid attendance. comprised chiefly of members of the Progress Associations of Seaford, Long Island and Frankston. Mr Hunter. presi dent .of the Seaford Association, occupied the chair, and amongst those present were Seaford:Crs Armetrong and Howell Mess s Wiltshire, Laing, Cotton, Mnrtorana, Gration, Robertson, Skipper, Shonfleld, Alfred Irwin, W. Klauer, (sec.) Long Island-Messrs J, R. Drake, (president), C. Stanton Crouch, (hon. sec.), F. C. Drake, C. Pownall, R. R. Drake. Foankston-Crs Oates and Wells, Messrs J. D. Jennings, P. Wheeler, A. Bailey and W. Crawford Young. Apologies for unavoidable absence were read from Dr. Maxwell, Cr. Mason, Messrs Wilson, Carthew, Daly, J. K. Oglvy Smith, Rodda, Percy Clnltz. and Mrs Atch...