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An Old Friend. A PLEASING RECOGNITION. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 January 1912
An Old Friend, it "bi A PLH ASING RECOGNITION. ci At the conclusion of the Frankston s showouWeduesd -y, seve-r.d of the office bearers and committerman met at the 01 Pier Hotel, and over a glass of wine, exten-ld a cordial welcome to Mr Mark Youig,- who had come from t Tortoise Island specially for the show. Mr W. P. Mason voiced the opinion of Mr Young a many friends in assuring him that the many hand shakes during the day. were sincere a and cordial, and the members of the show comniittee were genuinely pleased p to see 'The father of the show' present, b Mr Young made a fine speech in acknowledging the toast, and referred to the early days in 1875, when he first arrived in Frankston, and out lined the facts sarroundiong the arrang ingof the first Frankston show in 1897. t He appreciated the term.' Father of the Show,' and though he was inter ested in the first one held at Frank ston, lie believed the originator of the ii idea of holding the show really was lMr J. N. Marsh. He wr...
LANGWARRIN BUSH FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 January 1912
LAN WARRIN BUSH FIRES. Sunday, January 14th, will long be remembered in this district. The day started with terrible heat and a strong nortli-west brick fielder wind. Shortly after noon fires were seen to start in several directioris, and, fanned by the fierce wind, Fpread with alarming rapid ity. One fire. which had been started in a paddock adjoining Mr Corlett, senr., spread in his large paddock, and soon had four or five homesteads and orchiards in serious danger. Owing to the strenuous and heroic efforts of the near neighbors no serious damage was done, although the fire got to with in a few yards of one stable and into one orchard on the Cranbourne road ; cear Mr Cain's, another fire was started, and spread through the big timber in majestic volumes. completely wiped out. Yet another fire started in the military camp and raged with great fierceness towards Somerville. It seems evident that twoof these fires were started, whether deliber ately or through carelessness, can not y...
Mornington Water Supply. WELL ATTENDED PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 January 1912
Mornington Water Supply. WELL ATTENDED PUBLIC MEETING. A public meeting was held in the Mechanics' Hall on Monday evening. about 100 being preseit.. On the platfoin were the president and conu cillors of the shire; the shire engineer and shire secretary. Iresident Barrett briefly introduced the business of the meeting. He stated that hitherto small sums of money had been expended in boring, but up to the present nothing further had been done. Dr Gregory had reported that there was not much hope of a watcr supply for Mornington unlees the bores were tubed, as they other wise would quickly 'become choked with sand and even then he was of opinion that the supply would be very limited. He then read portions of the shire engineer's report, which has already appeared in our columns, and stated that Mr Fowler, the shire engi. I neer, would be only too pleased to i answer any questions in regard to.tl 4 scheme outlined in his report. Mr Fowler stated that he had not I come prepared to make ...
Frankston Show. BRILLIANT SUCCESS. A LARGE ATTENDANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 January 1912
Frankston Show. BRILLIANT SUCCESS. A LARGE ATTENDANCE. The fifteenth Frankston Show, held in the park grounds on Wed nesday last, proved a record suc cess in every way: The threaten ing weather on Tuesday gave rise to grave fears for the morrow, but show day turned out all that could be desired for the occasion, and the result was that there was a large attendance, all parts of the district being represented. The neat and picturesque ground looked at its best, and was a very busy scene. Side shows were very, numerous, and there was any amount of amusement and plenty of interest for all to see. Ever since the new secretary (Mr Bates) commenced his secretarial duties and so soon got good response to his ardent tolicitations for dona tioqs, the comr ee and office beaters were suro at the "annual show would be a J.ucess, and the association is certainly fortunate in having a gentleman so energetic and methodical as Mr Bates to take up the reins from Mr Marsh, who re tired last year afte...
Sporting Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 January 1912
.Sporting Notes. At the arnnual meeting of the Ito mana Sports Club, hell on S.tue t night last, it was dlecided to h.i :!. Sr. Patricks' Day mteting on o:10:. March 18th: The treasurer lr Syatt) submitted the balance seI i tich showrdl-the clubt r jhor-a- L.3i^· _ bidlane of over £40; to: f wit offie -bear. rs were elect-rd f.-r e ensuing year:--Prrsidenr, CrG I.: terson ; vice-preidtl--tr, Messrs G . Edwards and G. V. Debtney ; _ urer, Mr J. D. .lcLear; Sec M1r J. C. Grillrih juerr Asar t Secretary, Mr H. D wriwar.I; r" mittre, Messrs D. James, J Sink a, A' Clydesdale, N. Delney, J. C d ile, B. Wil-on, and J. Scott; dicappers-Mesars C. Graves. V. Evans and Secretary; Judg. s-i s J. Williamsn and Cr P att root ' feree-Mr J. C. Grittirh; M a-ut. "f Ponies-Mr C. Gr.ves; Cler: Sc-les-Mr W. Eri;n Cle. f Course-Mr B. Wiston; Star Messrs J. Connrell anti J. u'lydt -e. A progratmme of nine ever'a we: .r rang d, including a Sheffireld Hartic p, Quarrter Mile Race, Pony Rte B 32 a.u., Trial...
OUR LETTER BOX. (We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by correspondents.) FRANKSTON SHOW—A COMPLAINT. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 January 1912
OUR LETTER BOX. (We do not necessarily' identify ou, - Ives with the opinions expressed by I.res pondents.) FRANKSTON SHOW-A COM. PLAINT. . TO THE EDITOR. Ite . ra 4ton .nnum ow, can. not holp complainine of the trbeatient which I received att the entrance i"ate on Show )ay. My plice hbeiia 21 miles frotis tih show ground, I canm down as usual (I mi ght adil quite naturally as I should not walk) .aith horse and buggy, anl on rIni: .l at erounls produced my member's ;ickcet, for 'which I had paid £1 ils. The gate-keepur rather insolently i,.1 rmied ine that the ticket was for mvse.f, adlll not for horse And buggy, 'nrd %i furheur charge of 2s was made. It would have not cost one any more h.1i I not 1aid for a Imember's ticket, nodl my contention is-why should am body pay for a ticket if hl may lnt, bring in hils horse anl convreyllce if hi lives a mile or two away. Tlhe f.ct rf paying 2s extra does Iotannoi y .;t al, it i. ilth ffct of those who arle in charge stying that one's tickt...
Mornington Shire Council REMOVAL OF SAND. AN IMPORTANT "FIND." [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 January 1912
flornington Shit c Council REMOVAL OF SAND. AN IMPORTANT "FIND." The monthly meeting of the above was held on Thursdiy of last week, all councillors excepting Cr Male, for whose absence the presi dent apologised, being present. (A prtion of the busirness transacted appeared last issue . THE SALE YARDS. Messrs Alex Scott and Co. wrote, enquiring re fees for selling at the municipal yards, and stated they were prepared to continue the pre sent arrangements re leasing at £5 per annum. The Secretary said that MIr Scott had formerly lasid the fee to Mr RIowan, the ownerof the yards, antd since the council had leased the yards, he (the Eecretary) had written and asked Mr Scott to pay the council direct in future, and the letter was the result. Cr Stephens enquired if Mr Rowan had received anything from -Mr FStt since the vyards had been leased by the council ?-The Secre tary replied that Mr Rowan had received £5, £2 10s of which was now owing to the council. Ti.e firm mentioned had notifi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 January 1912
W. T. SACH, WATCHMAKER and . - - JEWELLER -Clydebasnk. MORNINCTON, £xecre.. all ieod.rft WATcH CLOCK JEWEit. E t u nd - --- :PECIAL. EPAI[ K . Glasres and keys fitted. Odero can be left with iesra Annear Bros., MI-srning. ten; Mr Budduck, Lromuans; Messrs i Hunn and !ons, somerrille; or Car pass "Clydebant" daily Estimates given for repairs, if desired, before proceeding with them. steds of every description connected with the trade, ice nling the mosatup.to-date mAes of watches ruab. mitted for approval. Catomers visited by appointment J. MILLARD, CARRIER and CAB PRO PRIETOR' FRANKSTON. Cabs Meet ait Trains. Parcels and Luggage received sAd promptly delivered. Ko.ees anl Vehicles for hire. Prices reasoablee otters and Telegrams promptly attended to. A. GOXALL, - - Butcher; - Bay-street, Frankston, Pamlies W.itel ..n isor 01.1r-........ Prime Meat Omy K t"........ .. Smal: Goots of Every DR seription Fresh Dairy rides and Skins Bught................ ml A ~!1VT TIff_ Phrmaceutical &a...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 January 1912
Death. JOHNSTON - At 93 Acland Street, St. Kilda, suddenly on January 13th inst, Mary Elizabeth, widow of late David Johnston, 'Balla Balla,' Cran- bourne, and eldest sister of Charles Campbell, Amesfield Park, Mornington PUBLISHED BERY' S.BATURDAY MORNING 'Nothing extenuate, nor set doen aught in malice" Telephone No. 6, Franksten. SATURDAY, JANUARY 20.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 January 1912
"Amesfield Park,' Mornington ANY STOCK found TRESPASSING on above Property after this date will be IMPOUNDED without further notice. C. W. CAMPBELL A0 Herbert Ho1dsWortll DEN.TIST.' (LATE O CHAPE*.ST., PRAHBEAN) New Address: 166- CREVILLE ST., PRAHRAN. I Private Address-"FanaIEraw," Moan INOTON JUNCTION. A Good Sowing Llachlis Pays for Itself I Con't ay a fancy price for your machitiel WAR.D i'i0OS. relldireet to you ntthe lowestpos I;7:'. -;.y fre:lht to yuts stotion aRd Lr:oltt. y Cru .no tee their macrhines f 25 yerars. o c .:: t I.:t:r th:::1hat--and you can't get a better ea :::: I e.It l.:or tonecy. Write for iiia::ated C:.taiog-ost free. 3!o ncS`n: c: n kl r~tlestp rired; " recrle niad I'.rte suPplied for any Uachiero 36-38 ERROL STREET, rNORTtHJ flLBOURNi. ,2 ~ iJF00 WHITE LEGH1O R 'TO LAY AND PAY CHAS. W. CLARKE (late Poultry ex pert of Dookie t'llege for 7 years desi:esto intimate than he has started r business as above, and repared to I supply Great LAYING STRoIN of I EGG...
Cricket Fixtures. PENINSULA ASSOCIATION. (Matches on first-named Ground). 3rd ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 27 January 1912
Cricket Fixtures. PENINSULA ASSOCIATION. (Matches -on first-named Ground). 3rd ROUND. Jan. 13-Hastings v. Flinders. ,., I yabb v Somerville. ,, 20-Flinders v. Tyabb. ,, ,, Somerville v. Hastings. ,, 27-Hastings v. Tyabb. , ,, Somerville v, Flinders. 4th ROUND. Feb; 17-Flinders v. Hastings. , Somerville v..Tyabb. . 24-Tyabb v. Flinders. ., ,, Hastings v. Somerville. Mar. 2-lyabb v. Hastings. , ,, linders v. Somerville.
Picnics to be Held at Mornington. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 27 January 1912
Picnics to be Held at Mornington. Jan. 13, 1912-Sugar Company 16 -Operative Bakers 17-Butchers Picnic 20-J. Moore and Sons' Employees 22-Dunlop Rubber Co. ,. 24-Master Dairymen S26-Gray Bros.' Engineers 27-City Brick Works 29-Federated Ironworkers 30-Iron Workers 31-Mornington Sports Club Feb. 10-Johns and Waygood Employees ,, 12-Tramway Employes ~ 14--United Grocers Employees , 17-Harbour Trust 2, 0-Police Picnic ., 21-Bread Carters' Union ,, 22-Market Gardener S24-United Wood Workers , 25-Chaff and Grain Mlereharts. , , 26-Victorian Fishmongers. ,, 28-Chaff and Grain Merchants. March 2-Saddlers 4-Painters and Decorators ,, 9-Felton, Grimwade and Co. 16-Wybrow's Employees .,• J. J. Miller and Co.
Orchard and Garden Notes THE ORCHARD. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 27 January 1912
Orchard and Garden Notes p (By E. E. Pescott, in Journal of Agriculture), THE ORCHARD. The necessity for constant surface cultivation is apparent every summer, but more so in dry seasons. Not only in iron-irrigable districts is this a necessity, but also in those districts where the trees can be watered, and more so in the latter case. In irrigated 1 orchards, the tendency of tile soil, as a result of artificial waterngs, is to set and harden. Consequently, stirring the surface must be restored to, in order to keep up a good mechanical condition of the soil, and also to pre vent loss of irrigation water by evapo ration. In non-irrigated orchards, the cultivation work Is necessary to con serve what water has entered the subsoil as a resultof the winter and spring rams. Soil crusts should not be allowed to form. Summer showers are not alone th cause of these fur cause the soil to consolidate, and any trampling, or vehicular traffic tends to harden the surface, and thus to aslow of the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 27 January 1912
C. P. STAN WAY, LEADING LADY'S AND GENTLEMEN'S -TAILO R, 62, 64, 66 SWANSTON STREET, MELBOURNE. The Best Quality of Goods at Reasonable Prices. FIT, STYLE, IRICE AND QUALITY OF GOODS A FEATURE Drop me a Post Card and [ will ccli on you immediately TeL 179 City ANNEAR BROS. (Late Jas. Noble) -- Railway Store, Mornington. GROCERIES. STANDARD-The Belt QUALI FY-Tbhe FrrEhest PRICE-The Lowast BTYLE-Ohe LeAt ES STYLE-The latest DRAPERY & MILLIN ERY Ut TO-DATE and STYLISH. S-e our F-annelette , Flannels, Blankets, Calicoes, Sheeti=ge, Dress City Values in Your Own Town. iaaa~m SSATIF?A'CTION PLEDGED BY US. GENT'S - SUITS - TO - MEASURE. Ironmongery and Crockery, a Good Stock always on Hand. BREAD DELIVERED DAILY TOWN OR COUNTRY. Highest Prices Given for all kinds Farm and Dairy Produce e0 DISEASED TEETH POISON THE BODY? What a Dentist States. Do you saffer with sharp, shooting pains in jaw, head and cheekbone ? Are you aZscted with a sore throat, pains in the eye and ear ? Or have ...
The Langwarrin Bush Fire. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 27 January 1912
The Langwarrin Bush Fire, Thehbush fir tacriedu..tI e_..aib,.lia raced at headlong speed; It burnt a track through ti-tree thick, and bracken fern and reed. As the wind blew strong, it raced along, and soon to homesteads near, With withering heat and clouds of smoke, it made the bravest fear: But thie dauntless spirits of the bush their presence soon made felt; They fought each point of danger with many a whack and welt. They raced along from point to point, they doubled on the track, The fire was great; the heat was strong, but they kept the demon back; - Again and yet again be comes, with tongues of withering flame, - And still the workers beat him back, Oh ! shall they work in vain 1 Anon they have the flames in check, but the wind with sudden gust . Will race the flames along apace, and drive the smoke like dust. But dow the demon's spirit yields, his track he narrows in, The workers keep him to that point, they struggle on and win. RADIATOR,, Langwarrin,15 15 1 1'2.
Market Reports. DANDENONG HORSE SALE. SATURDAY, JANUARY 20TH. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 27 January 1912
Market Reports. DANDENONG HORSE SALE. SATURDAY, JANUARY 20Tm. Alex Scott and Co. report: 145 head forward including a fair propor. tion of medium and heavy draughts which were in much better r-quest. Lightli horses were in much better de. mind, and prices generally very at s factory, very few being passed in. I draubhtgolding at £50, 2 ponies £18 and £16, medium'draught. £38 and £37, draught gelding at £42, draught mare at £44 10s, medium draughts £25 to £30, others from £12, delivery horses to £:33, good hacks anti harnes sorts £15 to £21 10s,' useful horses £5 to £10. 13.2 ponies to £16, small do to £6.
Handicaps for Tyabb Sports. MONDAY NEXT. BOYS' SHEFFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 27 January 1912
Handicaps for Tyabb Sports, MONDAY NEXT. BOYS' SHEFFIELD. C Garlick... 10 L Weslaway ... ... 10 W G Denham ... 11 D Loogmuir .,, 14 W Scott . ... 14 A Bray ... ... 15 L Merrimann 15 D Andrews ... 15 N Martin ..* . .. 16 J Docwra .. ... 16 t. Stone * ... 19 F Kerr 21 F. Jerrold withheld until conditions are complied with. SHEFFIELD aIANDICAPS. A Bounlter . 10 W Stevens ... 12 \V Boulter .. 13 J J Connoll .. 14 A Lothian *,. 14 A Firth G Longmuir ... ... 17 W Cain ... ... 18 H Twyford ... ... 18 S Hintza ... ... 19 W Denham ... ... 20 D Lougmuir ... . 22 F. Jerrold withheld. BICYCLE HANDICAPS. 2 mile 1 milR } mile G Barclay scr. scr scr. E Cole - - scr. G Barton 20 10 8 C McDonald 50 35 - A Nilsson 90 50 30 MH Mills - 60 35 H Orerton 95 40 '- 35 P Nilsson - - 45 A King 110 80 45 A Meldrum 110 80 45 T Longmuir - 80 45 S Lucas 150 . 110 50 A O'Shannassy - - 60 A Bray 200 150 60 A Sherman 200 150 65 H King - - 89 BOYS' BIKE RACE (s mile). Fns. E Connop ... ... 10 W Hicks ... 10 3 Roberts...
DANDENONG MARKET. TUESDAY, JANUARY 16. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 27 January 1912
DAtNDENONG MARKET. TUESDAY, JANUARY 10. Alex. Scott and ('o. report: Another full yarding of dairy cattle forward, including some choico milkers and springers, which sold readily at advanced rates, medium and inferior sorts about equal to lato quotations; some of the principal lots at follows: -1 at £8 10s, 1 at £8 10s, 4 to £8 2s Gd, 1 at £8 12, 2 to £2 17a 61, 4 to £6 121 Gd, 1 at £9 5s, 4 to £8- 12s Gd, 1 at £9 5s, 3 to £7 10s, 1 at £9 5s, 3 to £8 5s, 3 to £7 7s dil, 3 to £7 7s Gd, 1 at £7 Ts 6d. Springers-9 to £8 2s Gd, 4 tu £t 12s 6d, 8 to £6, 7 to £7, 3 to £5 5s. Store cattle about the usual yarding and no alteration in prices-. Pigs--.Full. supply penned, the demand for bacon was good, porkers much easier. Quotations Bacon, heavy good qualty 46s to 483, mrdium 431 to 45s, light 40s to 42s; pork,'heavy 24s to 20s, medium 22s to 23s Gd, ihght I8s to 20s ; good strong stores to 17s, slips to 10s, suckers Gs to 9s, inferior 3s to Is Gd. Calves Good supply and prices about equal t...
Handicaps for Mornington Sports. SHEFFIELD HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 27 January 1912
Handicaps for Mornington Sports. SHEFFIELD HANDICAP. YDs. H Horsley 2 J McArthur , 6 S Hintzo a 7 A Boulter .. 7 J W Boulter 8 J J Connell -10 A lcIlroy 12 A Heard 12 A Lothian ... ... 13 G White .15 F Mcllroy 15 G Harrison *.. ... 17 BOYS' SHEFFIELD. R Hutchins . D Loogmuir A. Bray 3 J Docwra 4 F Garheck 5 W Iailes 7 T Harrison ... ;. 8 F Elliman ... . . 10 R Cairns 12 D Hutchins ...... ... 13 QU RTER MILE. 1l Horsley ... ... r A Boulter 15 F Mctlroy . .. .20 .T W BIoulter .2. J Garlick .20 S Garlick ,.. 25 A McIlroy .... ... 30 A Ldthiau. ... ... 35 J J Connell .. ... 40 G Harrison ... ... 50 MAIDEN BICYCLE RACE (I mile). H Overton 10 A Noilsen 20 A Meldrum 25 J Young . 30 E Bradford 30 A Bray .GO J Hickson 80 T Roberts - 90 H. Golds . 90 FOOTBALLERS' CHIAMPIONSIIP. A Boulter, J. W. Boulter, J. Jolly, J. Garlick, J. McArthur.