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The Churches. ST. PAUL'S, FRANKSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
The Churches. ST. PAUL'S, FRANKSTON. I The following extracts are taken from last issue of the locali'hurch of England parish paper. OURSELVES. Judging from appearances we 4 have come to stay. Those who control the money bags at St. Paul's and St. Andrew's gladly paid out £5 between them to make F us solvent at the end of the year. There were 10 issues, costing £10.; The printer allowed discount, and postage cost 7s, so that £9 19s was our total cost. Donations totalled £4 19, and the £5 from the vestries paid for the rest. We have still to acki owledge, receipt of donations for .Ist year. Mrs Caudwell, the Vicar and Mr Church 2s each, Mrs Chamberlin is 6d, Miss Philbrick, Mrs Gregory, Mrs Overton and Miss Anderson is each. Towards this year's expenses we have al ready received from Mrs Gabriel r and Miss Taylor 2s each. I • PERSONAL Holy Baptism - Mattio Jd ;" Millard. Holy Matrimony-Albert Richard Permewan' and Josephine Mary Stranaghan, Clifford Coutie Caud well and Amie Gertrude...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
TO THE EDITOR. Sir.-Allow me, through your paper, to alli ttention to the improper treat meet of cattle impounded by the -uthori:y of the shire council. They areene!osed in a small yard a few yards square, and kept there for days. 1o persn shound think of feeding cast's in such a small space. When the por hungry things get a bit of food thr~wn into them, the strong oens ru~h fr it and the weak ones ;et k,.o.ked about shamefully. I think it i. about t me this sort of cruelty was put down. The council has a r.uch larger pl4ce where they shulld be kept. I hope this will be seen into at once. It is bld enough for raepayers to have to pay so hleailv for a strayed .beat without getting it rearly killed and not taken -are of.-Yours etc, A RATEPAYEK. Frankston, January 80th, 1912.
STREET NOISES. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
SITEEIT SOISES. TO THIE EDITOR. Sir.-What are the police doing in Frank-ton ? Last Saturday evening, night was m ide hideous till a late hour by yellings, scream ings, and the like, and much horse Slay was indulged in. As a visitor u ........ L , mus- - leace and quietnes, I muinst prote-?gainst s514 apparent4 % i sk~ j j . ganism. An arrest or two, Ino ?ed by !pra-metion, woul:l soon cure the evil. Unless Frankston looks out, the continuation of such busi ness will keep away the good class of visitors, myself for one.-Yours, etc., LOVER OF QUIETUDE. January29th, 1912.
HARNE SING COMPETITION AT FRANKSTON SHOW. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
HARNE SING COMPEII'TITION A FRANKSTON SHOW. TO TUE EDITOP. Sir,-In to-day's is-ue of the ',andar- I am reported to have ithe Franziton and A. "AQsaiation that "a :eg4l opinion gratuitously was not worth much.' A- this might be con trued as a reflection on the honor.r- so:citor, I has-en to correct any on h impre:sion, which may have ieen deriv d from the report. I am sure the hlon rary s licit,,r wou!d devote as much care and attention oc the facts of a cioe, and soul.l give an opinion on -hose facts in an honorary cap.city, with as much conscientious ers as if is ore a heavy fee. The repurt was n.cee-arily condensed, a: d what I aid say was that the honorary s ,:iciuor in g in; h-yn I the f.cts of th- c se and drawing a parallel be tween a time-harnessing competition and a fot rac- wer,t beyond his pro rince. I said that gratuitous (i e., un sought) advice had a proverbial value, and th t such a gratuitous parallel de tractel from the -value of the whole o; inio'L I then said that ...
A DENIAL. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
A DENIAL. 0 TIIE EDITOR. Sir,-It was reported in the last issue of your paper by A.C.W. that it must have been my carelessness in not prperly closing the door of street lamps in Somerville, that it was wrenched off its hinges This I emphatically deny. The lamp was lighted and door securely fa-tened on Saturday night, but on going to light that lamp on the following night the outer door had been torn off and the lamp removed, undouhtedly by the hoodlum ele ment, and this is not the first time, as on several occasions thle lamps have been interfered with, and it is a pity that these destroyers of public property could not be made an example of. JAMES THOMAS, Contractor Street Lighting Somer rille.
MEASURING EYE JUMPS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
MEASURING EYE JUMPS. We know that an eye at ordinary wading distance takes in about lin. if a line at a time, and that in read. xg a line of an ordinary book thil !ry makes five or six (more or less. according to the length of the line) !istinet jumps. But how many know what direction the eye takes in mak ug these jlumps ? And, as the move alelits are so very minute and rapid ,ow have they been studied ? A very ingenious means.has been employed .s follows : A beasm of light is thrown umon the corner of tlhe eye under ex amination, and this beam is reflected by the cornea on to a photographic nlate. As the eye moves in reading. tihe reflected beam also moves, and upon developing the plate, which is also kept moving, a zigzag line is outnd. A study of such photograph Ic tracings shows that the eyes, in turning back to pick up the next line have some dinmculty in so doing. The longer the line of print the greater Ihe effort. and for this reason we nma, conclude that a narrow line is le...
Make Your District Known [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
Iake Your District Known Concerning some parts of the district news comes but seldom. This is not the fault of the Editor, for hehas no miracul ous power of knowing what is happening in all the placeo in the areaof circulation. It is the fault of residents in the silent places. Will 5om0 man or woman take the mat. ter in hand and cause the silence to cease. If no one else is doion it for your dis. trict, will YOU try on the LINES ? Send accounts of public and social events in your township or neighborhood, suchas weddings, deaths, accidents, con. certs, matters touching the industries, etc. Write your name in some corner; not for printing, but to prove good faith. Write the names of persons very dis tinctly. Write on one sideof the paper only. Give information, butletcriticism alone
APPLAUSE HEARD 180 MILES. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
APPLAUSE HEARD 180 MILES. One hundred and eighty, miles away. resounded the thunderous applause accorded a concert given in the Pen sacola Navy Yard. It was habhd. clapping by wireless. The large wireless transmitter station is locnted near the bandstand and at the end of a selection by the navy hand, the De Forest operators opened wide the large spark gap as well as the doors of the sound-proof spark mulmler, and then depressing the Morse key, sent forth a succes sion of long, loud dashes heard for streets. This "low frequency" spark and its rattle, following upon. the last notes of the music, resembled an outburst of applause from the vast concourse of clapping hands, but sevenfold louder than any ever heard before. The bandmaster, startled, amused, and impressed, responded with the one encore of the evening. As it transpired afterwards, the operator at the station at New Or leans heard this electrical enthusiasm precisely when it was given, 180I miles. away. One of the greatost m...
New State School System [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
New State School System The State schools were re opened on 22nd inst., after the Christmas vacation. The provisions of the revised programme of instruction came into operation at once. The law requires all children to attend school between 6 and 14 years of age, unless when a pupil obtains a merit certificate ; then he may leave school at 13 years of age. Instead of having six grades or classes as heretofore, there will be eight grades, corresponding roughly with every year of school life. Teachers have, however, been ad vised, Mr F. Tate, the director, ex plains, not to keep back children eligible for promotion. Parents will, he remarked, be able to judge the progress a child is making at school by his age. If, for instance, a child of 11 or 12 years were in the fourth grade, it would be evi dent that he was not making normal progress ; but if a pupil of 8 or 9 years were in the same grade, his progress would be above normal.
A BATTLE OF LIONS. FIGHT TO THE DEATH AT PARIS [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
A BATTLE OF LIQNS. FIGHT TO THEl DEATH AT PARTS ' In a cage at the Paris Hippodrome were three lions who were beian trained to perfornme together. Two were from the Cape, the other named Czar, was a nubian caught last year and bought by Mir. ostouck for £500. Czar was a magnicent brute, anti is said to have excited the envy of Emperor UMenelik. The thlree lions were caged together and were constantly snarling at one another but when a lioness imprudent. ty placed in the next cage, showed a marked preference for Czar, the rage of the other two knew no bounds. While Mr'. Iostock was supping at a neighbouring restraurant, fearful roars shook the building. The two I'spe lions had attacked their fortun Ste rival, and a fearful struggle was taking place which ended in the death of Czar.
DROMANA. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
DROMANA. LInRARY MATTrEs--The annual meeting of subscribers to the local library was held last week, when the following officers were elected : President, Mr G. W. Debney; secretary, Mr A. V. Shaw; treasurer. Mr E. Russell, auditors, Messrs E. Rudduck and Hazledine. - The balanca-sheet for 1911 showed a credit balance on December 31st of £92 2s 9d, which has since been increased to over £100. AQUATIc CARNIVAL-The Aquatic carnival held during the holiday season resulted in a balance of £8 10s 2d remaining in hand after all expenses were paid. This will form the nucleus of the prize fund for next year, when it is intended to hold the carnival at an earlier date. TRAVELLING.c FACILITIES-The early morning boat from Dromana last Tuesday morning was taken full advantage of by the numerous visitors who remained here over Foundation Day. It is estimated that the passengers .from this dis trict exceeded 100. CHURCH MATTEns -On Sunday last the pulpit of the Methodist Church was filled by the ...
A Dangerous Bathing Spot. SORRENTO DEATH TRAP. STRONG CORONIAL COMMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
A Dangerous Bathing 3 Spot. 0 5 SORRENTO DEATH TRAP. 30 2 STRONG CORONIAL COMMENTS 2 A serious disregard for the safety of 0 bathers at the back teach, Sorrento, 2 was disclosed on Wednesday, at an 1 adjourned inquiry by Mr Buzolich, 2 J.P., into the drowning of a young - man renmed Allan Denham Hamilton, 18 on 20th ult. C. A young man named Dargan 8. O'Donnell, residing at Fitzroy-street, St. Kilda, said that when the tide was in it was not safe to go out more than ten yards-at that part of the beach where deceased was drowned. The le current rushed out' very fast, and 1o anyone might suddenly step into a ae hole. With no warning notices or ar lifesaving epphances, a similar fa'ality could occur at any time. The particu lar spot referred to was between Darby's rock and the point to the 8 left. There was a sort of waterway 2 there. 1 Police Constable John George Raw 2 ings agreed that the spot was a s dgnusCr ~ on£icand that there .were no 4 notwithstanding thiata great number 3 of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
C. P. STAN WA Y LE'IDIN(G LIDY'S AND GENTLE1MF 'S -TAILOR, '62, 64, 66 SWANSTON STREET, MELBOURNE. The Best Quality of Goods at Reasonable Prices. FIT, STYLE, PRICE AND QUALITY OF GOODS A FEATURE Drop me a PIit Card atd 1 will cal on you immediately TeL 179 City ANNEAR BROS. (Late Jas. Noble) -----Railway Store, Mornington. CROCERIES. DRAPERY & MILLINERY STANDARD-The Best U-TO-DATE and STYLISH. QUALITY-The Freahe-t PRICE-The Lowest See cur Flanneletter, Flannels, BBlankets, Calicoes, Sheetings, Dress BOOTS AND SHOES Stuffs, Si;k?, Lac;, Ribbons, etc. Of All Kinds and Prices STYLE-The Latest City Values in Your Own.Town. - SATIBFACTION PLEDGED BY US. - GENT'S - SUITS - TO - MEASURE, Ironmongery and Crockery, a Good Stock always on Hand. BREAD DELIVERED DAILY TOWN OR COUNTRY. Highest Phices Given for all kinds Farmn and Dairy Produce / DO DISEASED TEETH POISON THE BODY? What a Dentist States. Do yc suffer with sharp, shooting pains in jaw, head and cheekbone ? Are you aieted w...
Mornington Athletic Sports. AN UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
Mornington Athletic Sports. 'A UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENT I The annual Sports meeting in connection with the above club was held in the Mornington Park last Wednesday. The attendance was very good considering the extreme heat that prevailed, the thermome ter registering 102. in the shade. The Frankstonband rendered very nice selections of music during the afternoon. The arrangements were carried out most satisfactorily 1 by the oflicials. During the first heat of the one mile bicycle race, a very unfortunate accident oc curred, which cast a gloom over the place. P. Neilson, of Tyabb, who was lying third in the race, called out a couple of times to J. Barrett (another rider) to keep in closer. A few seconds-later Neilson crashed into a post, which was smashed in half by the violent impact, and the rider was thrown heavily on his head on to the asphalt.,The un foytugate lad was conveyed to Mr amination being made by Dr Somers he found his condition to be serious and ordered his removal to t...
CRICKET. CAULFIELD—MOORABBIN COMPETITION. FRANKSTON v. E. CAULFIELD. A GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
CRICK.ET. CAULFIELD-MOORABBIN COMPETITION. FRANKSTON v. E, CAULFIELD. A GRADE. Frankston visited East Caulfield to try conclusiona with the local team. The home-team made the nice score of 140, while the visitors had one wicket down for 17. Scores: E.IST CAULFIELD. S. Lees, l.b.w. b B.ixter 5 N. Bourne, b Baxter 17 Clarke, b Deans . Kitchell, c and b Deane ... 14 Rieg, e, b Baxter 0 Plant, c Baxter, jur., b Gnnther 42 Wood, l.b.w. b Robertson .. 20 Harvey, c Harley, b Gunther( 13 Dalziel, b Baxter ... 4 Birn, not out ... 2 Sundries .. ... 11 Total ... 140 Bowling-Baxter, 4 for 47; Ellis, 0 for 14; Deane, 2 for 21; Harley, 0 for 18 ; Robertson, 1Ifor 16; Gunther, 2 for. 1. T.-Deane, notout o - : .... 8 (1. Ellis, run out ... 1 Harley, not out ... 11 tundries ..; ... 2 Total for I wicket ... 17 This match, - when concluded, was won by East Caulfield by 48, Frank. dton only reaching 97.
Frankston New Year's Sports. WINDING UP MEETING. RECORD FINANCIAL SUCCESS [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
' 1-rankston New Year's Sports. WINDING UP MEETING. ri- - 3n RECORD FINANCIAL SUCCESS A meeting of the committee of the above was held on Friday i evening last, the following being present:-Messrs Sherlock (presi 4 dent), Mason, Schultz, Jolly, Pick ing, Willox, Walker, McComb, Dalman, M. Williams, Cuthbert, McKenzie, Benson and Pettit (hon. see.) - - The secretary submitted a rough . statement of accounts in connec d tion with the recent sports, show ing receipts amounting to £189 13s , Id. and expenditure £t13 , leaving rs an approximate credit balance of rs £58. The.chief items of receipts were - Gate money £102 13s, entries and acceptances £39 Is Gd, h donations £24 12s, members' tickets £8 1?s, sale of programmes £9 9s; on the expenditure side the 3 prncipaentrie?ar?wero..s,..priza 1 League expenses £10 10s, prnting t and advertising £19, band £5. A batch of accounts amounting to about £50 were passed for pay ment. Complimentary references were made to the beneficial work of th...
Orange Blossom. FRASER—RENOUF. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
Orange Blossom. FRASER-RENOUF. An exceedingly pretty wedding was celebrated on Monday last at the Frankston Methodist church, the officiating clergyman being the Rev.J.Lowe, and the contracting parties Miss Olive Evelyn Renouf, third daughter of Mr and Mrs F. Renouf,old and respected Frank ston residents, and Mr W. -J. Fraser, of Kew. The service was a fully choral one. As the bride entered the church on the arm of her father, the choir sweetly sang, "The Voice that Breathed o'er Eden," and later, whilst the bride and bridegroom were leaving the church, the choir pleasingly ren dered "0, Perfect Love," Miss Olive Sherlock presided at the organ. . The bride looked charming, robed in a gown of white-crepe-de chene, with court train, em broidered with two true lovers' knots. She carried a beautiful shower bouquet, and was attended by, as first bridesmaid, Miss Fraser, sister of the bridegroom, and Miss Violet Renouf, sister of the bride. The bridesmaids were prettily gowned in cream st...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
Tanti Market. MONDtAY, FEBRUARY . 0!." SC1OTT k O. , rILL hold their usual monthly market in the Corporation Yards, on tLe above date. at 1 o'clock sharp, when they will offer: I 31ilktrz 15 .pringers q 3lJizr.e Cattle 1'* Cresslre Ewes, full mouth and broken, goal condition r?.l Cn?rlm Lambs in wralo HI* Fat Sheep, prime " F" Crn-bred Ewes, 6-tooth, in lamb to LineIon rams -Acr.ont 3Ir Fleming 50 fat Shloes 9 F:t lambs, 7 ealets. E,.ste David Jbnston n?Embank" Mangle, S r'!,-ri alowxt new: can be inspected bt :Campbell's Further Entries Invited. ALEX r- OTT and CO., Auctioneers, Dxcdenong and Korumburra; CHAS. .RAVES, Agent, Mornington. Ynlcipal Nctices. 1ua-or n-raankston ,and Hastings. TENDERS. TENEDERS required till noon on SFebruary 14th, 1912, at Somer rille, for 1. 20) yards tin. Metal, from Grant's quarry; council will allow Is per yard extra for metal from new opening lower down the hill 2. 61 chains Metalling Cemetery Road 3. Grazing lease of Frankston Cricket Reserve for ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 February 1912
W. T. SACGH,I, WATCHMAKER and - -. JEWELLER Ca~ydesan." MORNINCTON, Execute- all klnd-ot WATCH, C[OsCK JEWELL1E-Y and S d)'ECIAL REP 1 19 left with Ve~' rs Annar Bros, Mirning. toE; ?fr Rndd4", I)rrmona i 1esors Nunn sod Sons, amedr.,le; uo Ca: rier.3Mes?rs Cairns nd Wiil;-.ms, who asaClydebank" daily Eetimates eiren for repir=, :f desired, before proceedine with them. tOc s of every description ronnecte with the trade, ice'uding the moestup.to-d'te mikes of watches sruh mitted for approval. Customers visited by appointment. J. MILLARD, CARRIER and CAB PRO PRIETOR, FRANKSTON?. Cabs Meet all Trains. Parcels and Ln?'ane received a:d promptly delivered. HoIse and Vehicles ftr hire. Prices reew.,.tble etters and Telegrams promptly attended . to. A. GOXALL, - Butcher, - Bay-street, Frankston, Families Waited on for Orders......... Prime Meat Only Kept ................. Smal: Goods of Every Description Fresh Daily. Tides and Skins Bought............... Chemist, . . FRANKSTON Latest Drugs ...