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Our Langwarrin Letter Regret at the Departure of Mr John Clark [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 4 November 1921
SOur Langwarrin Letter Regret at the Departure of Mr John Clark The annual picnic in connection with the Methodist Sunday School was hold on Cup Day in the paddock adjoining the ohurch. There was a good attendance of both young and old, intent on laytangaside the cares of humdrum life for one day, and to heartily join in the pleasures and good things that are always' associ ated with picnics. Mr John Clark, one of the oldest residents of the district, has sold' his property. and is removing to Ouyen. Mr Clark's father o'.ned a selectlon which embraced; a large part of the district. This whs sub divided into small holdingso and readily disposed of during the boom. Mr Clark has many reminiscences of the early days here. He tells a story of a natire camp on the' site now occupledhby Messrs Keaet B. ros' hay and corn store, Pranketon. He has also witnessed the corroberees of the natives, which took place at Carrum. Mr Clark also planted a pear :-tree- on. ' the property .now owned by Mi...
Our Somerville Letter [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 4 November 1921
Our Somerville Letter By Our Special Representative The annual meeting of Sharehold ers In the Somerville Co-Operative Cool Sto es Society Ltd. was held on Monday 31st ult. The chairman of directors Chas Murray Esq J.P pre siding. A good number of share holders were present, The chairman reported that a suc cessful year had been experienced. While the system of financing the society meant that a sort of fixed in come only is possible, the expenses of runnIng the store bad been kept down as much as possible, resulting in the deficit on working accounts being reduced from £69 7s'ld to £2 19s 6d, notwlthstanding that a sum of £53 had to be tken from the years revenue to meet certain payments covering the two previous years. The balance sheet was received and adopt ed. The engineers, auditors and sec retary's reports were read and reoeiv ed. On a ballot being taken the retir ing members of the committee were elected, (viz) Messre C. Murray, C. W. Grant, C. T. lies. W. Barber and T. W. W...
EXECUTIVE PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 4 November 1921
EXECUTIVE PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. The monthly meeting of the Combined Progress Associations was held at Carrum on Saturday night, 29th inst. Present-Mr Spielvogel (president), Cr Rigby (Carrum), Messrs Roy Beards worth and Ludford, (Chelsea). Mapperson and Henderson. (Edithvale); B. Wiltshire, (Sea ford); Rodda, (Long Island); and W. Crawford Young, secre tary, (Frankston,. The president reported that as the result of correspondence, he waited on the Fire Underwriters Association to urgethe extension on the Frankston boundary be yond Mile Bridge, and to secure a reduction in rates of insurance in districts where the water supply now operated Mr Spiel vogel said he received a very sympathetic hearing, and relief was promised as soon as the Underwriters were supplied with the necessary plans of the water area. Nothing could be done till these plans were made avail able by the state Rivers and Water Supply Commission. The secretary stated. that local agents had been advised within the pa...
Capt. Bruce's Return [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 4 November 1921
Capt. Bruce's eturn A public meeting was held at the 'ranketon Mechanics' Institute on .ednesday evening last to arrange a '"-elcome home" to Captain Bruce, I P., who returned to Australia this week. Mr H. Gamble, president of he Frankston Branch of the Federa lon. occupied the chair. Mrs Utber, President of the Frank toe Branch of the A.W.N.F., was in ttendance with several .other lady members, and a letter was read from Mrs Lambie, secretary of the A.W.NSF., stating that her branch was prepared to co-operatel n a move ment to hold aan evenin, reception or Captain and Mrs Brice in the Mechanics' Hall. The ladlei would provide refreshments and asiat in arranging muslcal programme. Mr L. R. N. Utber moved that a welcome be extended to Captain and Mrsa1ruce in the form of a social evening ata date to be flxed, and that the Prime Minister and Mr Maxwell, M.P., and other public speakers be invited, including representatives of the A.W.N.L. The motion was seconded by Cr Oates, and carrie...
Sport and Anecdote SOME NEWSY TATTLE BY "STRATHMORE" [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 4 November 1921
Sport and Anecdote e n SOME NEWSY TATTLE BY "STRATHMORE' By taking the Derby on Fuk ous, Bobby Lewis has now won the event seven times, having previously piloted Malster, Haut villers, Sylvanite, Alawa, Wolawa and Carlita to victory. Lewis celebrates his 43rd birth day next Tuesday ; he has been riding for 25 years, and is a man of means to-day. One of his sis ters is the wife of Frank Bullock, the famous jockey, who is help ing Brownie Carslake to keep Australia's name to the fore in the Old Dart. . The late Tom Hales, the daddy of his day, also rode seven- Derby winners-Briseis, Grand Flaneur Navigator, Trident, Dreadnought Ensign and The Admiral. The first' Derby, in 1856, was won by .Flying. Doe, and up to 1900, the m' st notable winners, whose names will always shine in Australian turf history, were Fireworks, Briseis, Chester, Da rebin, Grand Flaneur, Navigator, Martini Henry, Trident, Norden feldt, Strathmore. Carnage, Wal lace, Cocos, Newhaven, Amberite and Merriwee. During ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 4 November 1921
Frankston Advertisements BAY STREET BAKERY Foy the BEST BREAD CAKES and PASTRY you should 'try - F. M. HERBERT W. J. Withington (20 years as General Hand with L. Foster & Son. Melbourne) Informs the public of Frankston anti distriot that be has commenced business ase..... . SADDLER . First-class Workmanship, Guaranteed at Melbourne Priaes. Note ' the addresa-Next to Brown & Muir's, the blaeksmiths Playne Street ..:.. Frankston W. H. PI KE LATE A '.F ~ Baker and Pastry Cook Wells Street' - FRANKSTONI - FRANKSTON" DAIRY Pure Milk, direct from the Owner's well known Dairy Farm Customers may confidently rely on the purity and High-olass Quality of the milk supply. Cowa milked under strict personal supervision. Milk treated'by latest scientiflu appliances, render ing contamination impossible. Agent for Cluttorbuck's Blackstone Oil Engineos, Cliff & Buuting's Chattcuttirs and Grain Crushers, &o Simplex 1\ilking luchiunes. W; J. O AT ES ..oA BAY=st. Franksto...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 4 November 1921
._?Frankston Directory~-~ .Established 1883 G. E. ROGERS & SON (Late A.I.F.) Progressive Ironmongers Playne Street, Frankston Good Assortment Glassware and Crockery Cash Prices Terms Cash GARDEN ::: -PARTY TO the Ladies and Gentlemen of Frankston ! St Paul's Ladies Guild invite you to attend a Garden Party'and Gift After noon at the Vicarage on Saturday, November 12th at 3 p.m in aid of the Fancy Stall at the forthcoming Bazaar. All Welcome ! L. L ROSfRON Barrister & Solicitor, Commi[aloner for Taking Affidavits ATTENDANCES omerville, Hastings and Bittern, 2nd Saturday in month Dromana, Council Days Frankston Office, Every Saturday Afternoon Trust Money to Lend Melbourne Address---116 Queen St. TRUSTS ACT 1915.-Second Schedule.-Creditors, Next . ofdlKin, and all others having Claims against the estate of the undermentioned person are here by required to send particulars •-thereof to the Executor of her Will, namely, Alfred Nicholas Hopkins, Solicitor, Nagambie, on or...
The Honor List Is Your Name in It? [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 4 November 1921
,C hý donor Lst Is Your Name in It ? To give additional interest to the.summer pastime, "The Stan dard" proposes to chronicle at intervals'thelmost notable batting and bowling achievements by Pe ninsula players. The first list.is as recorded here :- BEST BATTING PERFORMANCES,;.: E. Rankine, Mornington -.71 F. Broderick, French Island 56 E. Freeman, Mornington 48 J. Huntley, Bittern 47 J. Ratford; French Island 45 W. Thompson. French Island 42 A. Earl, Frankston 42 S. Martin, Somerville . '42 D. Reid, Hastings :37 F. Neil, Pearcedale 36 J. Cowderoy, Naval Base 35 W. Andrews, Moorooduc .33 Cr. C. Griffeth, ,Mornington. 32 M. Kemp, Frankston 32 S. Marabella, Hastings 31 F. Murray, Moorooduc 29 F. Mills, Tyabb 29 J. Kriuckey, Somerville 29 B. Baxter, Frankston 29 D. Kennedy, Frankston 27 J. Huntley, Bittern 26 A. Boot, Naval Base 25 E. Rankine, Mornington 25 C. Eddhous@. French Island 25 BEST BOWLING PERFORMANCES D, Reid, Hastings 6 for 5 J. Sheppard, Pearcedale 6 for 7 J. Cowderoy, Nav...
To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 4 November 1921
To the Editor. Sir,-Under "Sport and 4ee dote" you report that J. RiIrd took five wickets for one run in a match between French Island'and Bittern. This, although a"' eat feat, does not establish a record, having been beaten some years ago by Charlie Thorsell in a match between Somerville and Balnarring, where he took six wickets for one run. This feat is claimed as the record.-Y.urs &c Harry G. Overton Somerville, Nov 2.
'Our Reptile Contemporary' [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 4 November 1921
'Our Reptile Contemporary' "The Ti-Tree," an appropriate ly named school magazine of un usual merit, has niade its appear ance on the thorny paths of the Inky Way. It is devoted to the interests of the schools between Elwood and Sorrento. The first issue is very interesting, and we should like to see every home on the Peninsula secure a copy. They are obtainable at the State schools ; price one shilling.
BIRD - LIFE [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 4 November 1921
BIRD - LIFE Bird-day was observed at the Frankston school last Friday with great zest. The pupils. who are practically all members of the Gould League of Bird Lovers, vied with each other in essays and bird knowledge dur ing the early afternoon, but the great event of the day was the arrival of Mr Geo. Shepherd, a "bird-man" of whom the Penin sula is justly proud. Soon he had displayed a wonderful and instructive collection of stuffed birds in the large senior room, and as it could hold less than half of the school, the juniors were permitted to have a brief inspection of the specimens, ranging from the tiny humming bird to the large ibis, and re ceived a short talk adapted to their years, after which they, very reluctantly, retired to make room for the senior half of the school. Then Mr Shepherd, with infectious enthusiasm, held his appreciative audience for nearly two hours, while he discoursed upon the life, habits, nests and value of the various birds rep resented by his specime...