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LANGWARRIN [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 10 July 1909
LANCWARRIN Several successful working bees have been formed under the directions of the Progress Association, principally in the endeavour to finish the tennis court. At all the bees good teams of workers turned out, and splendid work was done. Mr W. Oates (President of the Association) spent considerable time, in addition to his attendance at the bees arranged, in hauling logs to build up a depression at one end of the court. This meant a saving of some dozens of loads of earth. Mr C. S. Corlett has been elected to the position of Secretary of the Pro gress Association for the remaining two months, when the half-yearly election of all officers will take place. The local footbatl club is now in full swing. Captain W. Cain has his men out for training every week, and they should soon show some good form. Some recent 'visitors to New Zealand give a very dismal account of prospects there. Work is hard to get and living is dear. There are some eight thousand men on relief works. Mr Felt...
MOOROODUC. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 10 July 1909
MOOROODUC. The-id6xitb1h meeang of the 'ro gpessive Association was held on Satur day evening at " Anniesleigh," the pal atial residence of Thos. Falls, Esq. The night was clear and fine, but frosty, and just that kind of weather that one enjoys the warmth from a cosy fire. A representative nunber put in an appearance, and after the minutes of the previous meeting had been read and confirmed, the committee went in to the matter of forming rules and regulations. After much discussion, these were agreed to, and the fee for membership was fixed at the nominal figure of five shillings per year. The president then brought under notice the unsatisfactory state of the railway station, and steps are to be taken to endeavour to get the Department to make sonie extensive imnprovemllents for the convenience of the public, who find this centre so suitable for their re quirements. On the closing of the meeting it was decided to admit ladies as members, and the visitors were then led to the spaci...
Mornington Court of Petty Sessions. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 10 July 1909
MVMornington Court of" Petty Sessions. Thursday.--Before Messrs Read Murphy, P.I., J. G. Barrett, W. Curwen Walker, J. Seagrave and Dr. Somers J.'sP. Thos. Lucey, Truant officer v. Thos. Falls, (2 cases).-Dismissed. Same v. Chas. Admans (one case).-Fined 5/. Constable Stephens v. W. Stanley, allowing cattle to wander on the streets.-Fined 5/- and 2/6 costs. Constable Stephens v. A. H. Horton, neglecting to-base his child vaccinated. -Fined £2. Mrs A. Phillips v. A. E. Stevenson, for debt, £1plj3.-Order for amount. - Same - v. A. Coxhell.-Order, for amount claimed and costs. A. Harleni v. S. C.-'Jones.-Order for amount claimed and costs. ,Applications for Old Age ,Pensions were granted to Mr and Mrs Perrott, John Unthank, William Clarke, Mrs Quinn, Mrs Martin.` and Elliman. Pensions from £22/10 to £26 per annum were given.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 10 July 1909
THESE FACTS ARE SWORN TO! Most Convincing Evidence. SDuring conversation with Mrs. Gene vieve Catherine Cregan, of No. 10 Little k'leet-street,; 'itzroy, a press representative "pencilled the: following nfo t?e; Whh.'are': preaente'r for'-our' rea?er's consideration : ".Whilst ilving in Blrisbano I was not nearly In such good health as I am enjoying now," said -Mdrs. Cregan. "''eruaps you know huow trying the neat is there, so moist, you tnow, and 1 would rather lUuteg. in the shade here than 87deg. there, as it would not be half so enervating." "You blame the climate principally for getting into a low state of health?' "1t had a lot to do with it, and then I had several shocks to the sys. tem besides. 1\e were living at Neo Farm, near the river, and nhllst tihere we experienced iiu l;ss Ltai, tirie flouds, and those kindl .. .e:i?ouse don't do a w?olman rlu Lte'le ..r., g-ou. lint tiere ;had unci VouIue to.v- to elluill,' sue.. L s ..s.t-Li, lieto, a'diU ac uc·.tLa, a iire. UacOUii...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 10 July 1909
Municipal Notices. Shire of Frankston and Hastings. THE Secretary will attend at : HASTTINGS, vcrery Tuesday, at Shire ()lice. FRAN KSTON, every Wednes day, at the Mechanics'. S(.M1EI1VI LLE, every Friday, at the MIechanics'. .1. E. JONES, Shire Secretary, Shire of Flinders and Kangerong. -TM 1'e: i- her',yv iven that the S \ .."r- I.i-to,,f th- Shllirt o f I , -- t.! I: ;in'.v,. ron will be openI t ;- i ,,n ,lu ri ,. ,..e h o u rs b y ; -r- i i,. wn thie h anl lilh i d - ,f. .: , 1.:.11, inclui-i e, at the I. :1NT1:. I\l. I ING. *l,- tTi, I r , l li i rs 1P.O . ':.\-ST HI iONG. , Balnarrijtg P.O. WEST RIDING. . S?irrento 3Mechanics' Institute. :IV p-?,in whl&lt;!oe mullt." has not i e &lt;t *u-.--,.1 in aIy ,,f the aid listis "." aim- t j hlasv, hi- 0in 1 inserted til-:--n .: re-uiect I~ :a y rIateallle †' rt .i" , I sl t .isIve er l .-i' l l p-ln 't~ u +n -' i,.e in wririn. ,, >igned under his w s , : . In ,,rl.-fore th,.+d 1 lth ,a.r .r y. l, I J. A.l ain p-rso...
The Balnarring District. PROGRESSIVE DEVELOPMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 10 July 1909
The Balnarring District. PROGRESSIVE DEVELOPMENTS. LBY " THE LEADER "AGRICULTURAL RE PORTER]. Mr A. Thomas, another of the new men who came into the district some four years ago, also began by wire netting and getting the plough to work, Pig raising on somewhat novel lines is an important source of revenue, and, worked in association with a proper system of dairying, gives excellent re sults. Here the practice is to keep about a dozen sows grazing on rape, much after the fashion of sheep, and to market their progeny as soon as they are weaned. Two hundred and forty weaners were thus disposed of last year, at an average of 12/6 a head. For these the demand greatly exceeds the supply. As soon as the rape is a few inches high the sows are turned on to it. Sties are provided some dis tance away from the field, and the animals use them as they desire. In warm weather they prefer to camp in the open, but on cold and wet even ings they readily seek the shelter thus open to them. A path lik...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 10 July 1909
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Frankston Brass Band. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 10 July 1909
Frankston Brass Band. The annual meeting of the above was held in the local hall on Tuesday evening last. when there was only a moderate at tenda, ce. which, with the exception of two or three ladies, con sisted mostly of tml: playing members of the hand. lit, is a pity that the public do not take a ereater interest in an organisatiyn of this kind, which is a great benefit to the district. The President (Mr liiehards3n) oc cupied the chair. Th' minutes of last m-eting "ere real a-d confirmed, after which the hon. sec. (Mr D. Petrie) submitted the balance sheer which showed a credit balance of £5 7s 6d. Bandmaster Prosser spoke on the position of the band. They .had now 23 playing members, and great in of officers then took place, and was as follows: Patrons-Sir John Madden, Messrs James. Grice, Masterton, C. V. G. Williams, O'Grady, Tettley, Sienor Fiocchi, Cogan Bros., Kemp, G. Ster ling, Dr. Maxwell, Capt. Sherlock, Major Campbell, and Mrs Foster. President-Mr W. W. Richardson (re...
Frankston and Hastings Shire Council. WEDNESDAY, JULY 7. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 10 July 1909
Frankston and ,Hastings Shire Council. *, WEDNESDAY, JULY 7. The ordinary monthly meeting of the above was held at Hastings on Wednesday, when there were present -Crs Baxter (president), Sherlock, Gamble, Wooddhouse, Perrott, Hod gins, Murray, Griffeth, and Cole. CORRLESI'PONi)ENCE. From W. S. Dwyer, asking per mission to place a culvert in front of his property at Somerville, also for 10 9-inch pipes for same.-Permission granted, and pipes to be supplied at cost price. From C. E. Close, complaining that the cutting of trees on Cranbourne road was taking away the natural beauty of the road, and protesting against destruction of the picturesque ness.-Received., From A. H. Sargood, asking council to repair road from main Mornington road to his gate.-Receivcd. . From WV Barber, asking if a mis take had ~6dt ben made re racing of his land at Somerville.-lleceived. From Secretary Shire. Rabbiti Sup pression Le-ague, circular letter re rabbit destruction.-Ileceived. From Dr. Griffiths, di...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 10 July 1909
NOTES. Slater is stripping again for Morning ton. Jack and A. McArthur put in a lot of fast work for Mornington on Saturday. New blood in Connop, sbapped three goals for Mornington. Evans, Stanley, and Byrne. were Bal narring's best players. Mornington Juniors play Langwarrin this afternoon. A close game is expected between Mfornington and Balnarring to-day. Mornington tried a new man in the ruck, Thompson, who played a good solid game there, and did some neat handball as well. Mornington's older players, Harrap, good style against Tyabb. It was also up to the last two named to show out a bit, as their play this season has been somewhat patchy. Balnarring, although defeated by Hast ings, put up a fine game in the second half when Hastings never scored a point. Their score of 3-5 was secured before half time, and was not added to after the interval. Wilson, of 3Mornington. is now playing well on the forward line every Saturday. He was not overburdened with chances by his comrades las...
Peniusula Court Fixtures for 1909. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 17 July 1909
Peniusula" Court .Fixtures for° Io9. DROMANA.-(Tuesdays,. p.m) - Jan uary 5th, February 9theMarch'16th April 19th;" May 25th; June` 29th August 3rd. September 7th. October 12th, November 16th. FRANRKSTON.?- (Mondays, 10.15 a.m) P._M.'s days-February lst, March 8th. April 12th, May 17th. .June21st, July 26th; AUgust:30th, October 4th, Nov ember 8th. MORNINGTON.-(Thursdays, 9 a m,) January 7th,. February 11th, March 18th,bApril 22nd, May 27th. July 1st, August 5th, September 9th, October 14th,'November 18th. SORRENTO.-(Wednesdays, 10 a.m.) January =6th, February -10th, March 17th, April 21st, lay 26th,June 30th, ..August 4th. September 8th, October 13th, November 17th.
Make Your District Known. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 17 July 1909
Make Your District Known. Concerning some p-uts of the district' news 'omnes but seldom. ' This is i or the fhult of the Editor, for he h:is ni, mir; cul ous power of knowling what is h.pp-ning in all the plaes in ths arsaof ct, uation. It is the taul', .f iesicents in the silent place'. 'Viill somi- man or wouman take thle imrt ter in hndl and cause the silentce to ceaFe. If no one .lse i- doing it fur yt urdie tzict, w-ill YT'U try on li,. lines ? Send acnount- of public: :,ai socsal events in your tuwn-h:p or i.ghlil.orbsd, suchas weidilnis, dealths. acci. ois. con. eotas. Ilwttlers to1011u:n' ithe f Islus tlies. ete ritat y.ur nallso n " oue co.. rer; not for printing, but to prove gofoi ftith. Write the names of persons ve-r dis tinctly. Dio inot b.the, about Iranum;,ir or spell. ing .t it th Edltor'. wort to 1i olk Oifer thesa triflet Write on onre side of the papier oinly. Give intorination, butltecriti:iim n>ne
TO THE EDITOR OF THE STANDARD. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 17 July 1909
- TO TIEn DI Tsin iO rTIIE BTADAI1D. Sir,-I am sorry to have to again solicit your courtesy to admit a reply to your correspondent, " Disgusted." No one di-puted the similarity of both schedules 190S-9, CI?ss A. Sections 1 to 6, then why comparison ? But. when " Disgusted ":' says these are the sections the Auinn.e-leigh stock competed in when owned by MIr Mitchell. he is say ing something what I cannot think is quite true, providing his comparison of Schcdules is not faulty. I have not read 1908 schedule, but if" Disgusted " will throw off his mask and back up his statement by handing you, Sir, a cheque to be given to the charities or to help the funds of the Flilnders show, providing it is showvn he is in error and undertake to prove that the horses referredl to inmie of the 9th ult., could have competed in any class or section mentioned in the 1909 schelude, then I will undlrtake to coiic!usively prove that lh- knows nothing whatever about the matter. In the meantime I may star,:...
Frankston M.U.I.O.O.F. SUCCESSFUL ANNUAL BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 17 July 1909
Frankston M.U.I O.O.F. SUCCESSFUL ANNUAL BALL. The annual ball under I he auspices of the Loyal Nepean Lodge, Frank ston, was held in the Mechanics' In stitute on Wednesday night last, and was in every way an unqualified success. There was a large and representative attendance, visitors being present from the surrounding districts of Somerville, Langwarrin, Mornington Junction, and Carrum. Splendid music (piano, violin and piccolo) was supplied by Gabriel's well known band. The refreshment department was in the capable hands of the ladies, and needless to say, the edibles were of the choic est. The duties of M.C. were satisfactorily carried out by Bro. Gregory, P.G.M. The floor was in splendid order, and thronged with beautifully dressed ladies and gay with the lodge regalia wornm by. membors. tbhe,.scene, epre 'seit ed'' froi'"th'?" stike *'was "w ery pleasing to the eye. District officers in Bros. J. T. V. Jones, Prov. G.M., and J. J. Mannix, D.G.M., attended, and expressed themse...
Our Letter Box. (We do not necessarily identify ourselves w the opinions expressed by correspondents) FLINDERS SHOW. TO THE EDITOR OF THE STANDARD [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 17 July 1909
Our Letter Box. (We ,1- r,,t necessarily ident:fy our?.fy s es w :!.Le ,i,?:ý" s exlrsesed Iy corr. 1,a.ldents) FLINDERS SHOW. TO THlE EDITOI: OF TIlE STANDARD Sir,-I have not the pleasure of knowing Mr Falls, but from the tone of hi, letlers on the above subject I should say he is a man who does not underrate his capabilities. If, as "-Dis gusted" points out, he has been trying to get ciheap advertisement, he has worked his point, and should pay you advertisement rates for the space taken up in his last letter. His answer to mine was puerile in the extreme. In his reply to lMr Holland, he states something to the effect that if it can be shown he is wrong he will be re lucltuttly compelled to acknowledge the fact. Why "reluctantly" ? Surely any man, when courteously shown that he is labouring under a mis apprehension, would gladly and will ingly "own up" that such has been the case. A COMMITTEEMAN.
Our Letter Box. (We do not necessarily identify ourselves w[?] the opinions expressed by correspondents) AN INQUIRY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE STANDARD [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 17 July 1909
Our Letter Box. (We do not necesosrily identify ourselvre w the opinions expressed ,y correspondents) AN INQUIRY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE STANDARD Sir,-According to an advertise ment in your last issue, ratepayers were notified that the voters' list for the West riding would be at the Mechanics for inspection between the 8th and 14th, and anyone wish ing to claim a vote would have to give.notice to the shire secretary on or before the 14th inst. I have. at tended several times and made en quiries from the custodian, but -.have been informed -they had not been received.. Who is responsible" for this shocking neglect? Is there no provision in the Local Government Act dealing with this kind of thing ? The possibilities are that Iand others may be disfranchised' through no fault of our own. Aelection com ing on, it is a very serious thing. Are the ratedayers going to -stand this kind of thing any longer ? Yours, etc., e:t.c\. - RATEPAYER. Sorrento,-i17/o09.
TYABB. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 17 July 1909
TYABB. On Friday, 2nd inst,. Arbor Day was celebrated at the local State school. The event was deserving of better weather, as a drizzling, rain with occasional sharp showers was falling all' day. However,; the cele brations passed off successfully, a large variety of trees being lmlanted [ in the park adjoining -the school; ?'nd a i freshments, songs and recitations were disposed of in the school building. Speeches suitable to the occasion were delivered by Cr Cole (chairman), Dr Griffeth, Messrs Mair, Taylor, and Cr Woodhouse. I he programme by the children was as follow :-Song, Wel come to Arbor Day, Scholars; recit ation, Examination Day, 1st and 2nd classes ; ,ecitation, Somebody's Mother, Ada Unthank; song, Under the Green wood Tree, Scholars; song, Come ye in the Summer Wood, Scholars; recit ation, The tree's Complaint, 2nd and 3rd classes; recitation, Selfish Billy Green, Mary DMeldrum ; recitation, Kitty and Mousie, Infants; duet, The Daisy and Violet, Doris and Ada Un than...
Frankston Cemetery Reserve. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 17 July 1909
Frankston Cemetery Reserve. Mr John Fife Atkinson writes as follows to the " Herald ": Commenting on the intention of the Government to plant with pines the 1200 acres of land at Frankston, you are.hardly correct in stating that the property was unsuitable for a cemetery. Some 25 years ago, the Victorian Fun eral Association, of which. I am secret ary, advocated the closing of the Mel bourne General Cemetery, and induced the Berry Ministry to invite a con ference delegates from the City Council a..d the municipal councils north of the Yarra. and to inspect land in dif ferent localities, and to advise the Government resp. -ting a site suitable for the purposes of a new general ceme tery. Several months were occupied in visiting land offered in various localities-Springvale and Frankston amongst the number. We were about to report the superiority of Sir Andrew Clarke's e state at. Frankston, which in every particular satifiled us that it could be made one of the most beauti ful burial...
BALNARRING. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 17 July 1909
BALNARRING. Rain interfered very much with the operations of Arbor Day, but in spite of it, so strong was the muster of male helpers that a lot of work was got' through. The plans for the day in cluded, besides the usual tree planting, the extension of the garden and the formation of a lawn and drive. Posts for the fencing were, provided by Mr Farrel and Mr Berryman, and Mr Birch saw to the ploughing of the new ground. The fencing and ploughing were completed, or nearly so, but little or nothing could be done tdwards lay ing out the garden. After the day's work, tea, provided by the ladies of the district, was served in the schoolroom. It was decided that a " bee" day be appointed to complete the laying-out of the gat den, and the plantng of buffalo grass. Mr Buckley (chairman of the Board of Advice) conveyed to the ladies in his usual happy vein the thanks that were due to them for their'assist ance and the inspiration of their pres ence. Mr Oswin, Mr Davies and Mr Bayford also spo...