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A P.S. for "Strathmore" [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 December 1921
-AP.S for-"'Strathmore" P.S.-"Strathmore" says: "Now, somebody is wrong, who is it? Dr. Hall Dalby or Dr., Mackeddie? "Strathmore" gives advice frequently. Will hIe accept a litfl" by' i?ay- 'of change? Like "Stratlhmunore's," it is gratis. Dr. Mackcddie is right; put all your money on "Prohibition!" He's not a favorite now, but he soon will be, for he is rapidly coming into his stride, and when the final settle ment is made-well. perhaps "Strath more" will give of his abundance to the local.- for the good advice proffered.-W.E.W.
A Reply to "Medicus" To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 December 1921
A Reply to ""Medicus" To the Editor. Sir,-Will you kindly permit me to reply to an article which recently ap peared in "The Standard," entitled "The Extremist." written by Medi cus, The article is a cunningly ar ranged attack-albeit a feeble one upon the Prohibitionists or the "Ex tremists," as Medicos chooses to call them, and there are three things which strike me concerning it. First:-Its broad tolerance. Yes, sir, it is extremely tolerant. So was the sparrow in whose nest the egg of the cuckoo was deposited. This common bird kept the egg warm. In due time, the alien egg was hatched. Day by day the new alien was nourished by its benevolent fos ter-parent. Bye and bye the lusty rascal bit off the head of its "tolera tor." Base ingratitudel -Nay Foolish .Tolerance. And the tolera tion of Medicgs is of, tihe sparrow type, for he. would nurture something ill the -lest of our community life that willt ultimately destroy those who keepl it alive. Unfortunately. many mistake tolerance f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 December 1921
Mrs Gertrude Dodd (Late of Bourne & Hollingsworth, London) YOUIJNG TIREET, FRANKSTON Opposite the Railway Station-Next Pratt's Stores D. DODD, late Royal Air Force DRAPERY This is the Drapery Store for Quality, Lowest Prices and Civility. One Price for All-Goode Plainly Marked-Look at these Prices LADJIE - - @rENTS Costumes, Evening and Summer Dres- Mon's Cotton Tweed Suits £2 10s sos, Underclothing, etc. l.en's Australian Tweed Suitse £3 10s Finest Quality Calico (no dressing) All Wool Navy Serge Suits £3 19e Sd is 6d. per yard l " 3 esat Navy Twill Suits £5 15s Finest Quality Flannelette ls 6d yd Finest Quality Roller Towelling'is 3d Sports Suits-Coat and Trousers, In Unbleached Herringbone Twill Shoe- tes t cut and style.... £310s ting, 80 inches wide, 3s ll4-yd? .Riding Breeches .... £1 ISs White Twill Single Sheeting, good quality, I3s 6d per yard The famonus "T.D.C" Working Trou Zephyrs in red blue, black. s lld yd sers, eery pir gartee 1 Matron's Cloth (butcher blue, ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 December 1921
The Secretary Cricket Club acknow ledges the following donations:--Mrs Maloney,0;I 'Is;3 J L. Pratt, E. J. Parker, lpO 6d each. Total £2 2s. The Frankston Club team-the conveyance leaves Willox's at 2 o'clock-to visit Somerville to morrow will be-Lawrey, Aikin, McComb (4), Jolly, Luff, Holt, Hanton jun, Baxter jun ; emerg encies, Cameron, Parsons, Dess.
Will the Line Pay? [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 December 1921
Will the Line Pay? While there is rejoicing atRel Hill over the opening of the railway from Bittern, there is no echo of this re joicing in the Railway Department. It is, indeed, believed that the opera tion of the line on a daily service will result in a very heavy loss to the de partment, already burdened with the operation of many unprofitable lines. Of course, no official statement has so far been made on the point. That will come later. The line, ten milee in length, originally estimated to cost £44,000, has been constucted at ap proximately £73,000.. Between Mel bourne and Bittern there will always be considerable traffio, and.for many years the road traffle between Bittern and Flinders will be fed by the rail way. But between Bittern and Red Hill the traffic will be so light at-times as to be almost negligible. Only in 'the fruit eseason will a frequent ser. vice be at all'justified by results, it Is said, and experience has proved to responsible officials thatmuch fruit is r...
To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 December 1921
To the Editor. Sir,-The closing stagcs of the Tyabb-French Island match, at thlc Tyabb Oval last Saturday, resulted in a very exciting finish, which resulted in Tyabb winning the game by 22 runs.. However, anll unfortuniate and unforeseen incident resulted in the French Island captain (P. Davon) claiming the mnatch for his side by 8 runs. His conlplaint scei'ns justifiable Iunder tllCe circunmnstances, and it seenms doubtful whethlcr Tyabb will retain the natch. Tihe facts all favor the visitors being awarded the rnatch, and although the Tyabb captain (Dave Longmore) and several othler.playeis of- the Tyabb team were under a mnis understanding, it is certain that their action was not towards any ill-feeling being borne towards the visiting eleven, who are the best of "good sports." Several players of thile Tyabb toanna (including the writtr) detply rearet this unfortunate- inhappelning, so I whist to relate thie circunstances which eventuated - in :the - protest. Franch Island 'batt...
The Red Hill Railway RED HILL, December 2nd. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 December 1921
Tile Red Hill ailway (By Our Special Representative). RED HILL, Dccember 2nd. They came from the orchards on tile hills and valleys of Mornington Peninsula yesterday to witness tile official opening of the railway ex tension of 10 miles from Bittern to Red Hill. For nearly 40 years these settlers had been struggling for a line, and as the first passenger. train steamed .into the new station at the foot of the hills they saw the con snnunation of their hopes. It was a great day for the district. The small town enthusiast is the finest en titusiast of them all, and from Bit tern to Red Hill thler?,were" 1000 enthusiasts about .tle possibilities of the railway. They claimed that it would give a great impetus to the fruit-growing industry; that it would open tip virgin country. for settlers; that it would create another profit able and picturesque'tourist resort, and that it would lead to the ex pansion of the district generally. Invariably the residents .confessed that the construction...
Repatriation Notes [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 December 1921
Repatriatioq 'Notes SReturned Soldiers are invited tc apply to this Committee for advice before entertaining bus:ness pro posals of any kind. Those Soldiers and Dependents needing assistance, sustenance, &c.. are hereby notified that by personal application to any of the undersigned members of committee, forms and advice may be obtained :-Messrs Oates (chairman), C. Gray, W. S. Hertland, S. Sherlock, W. P. Mason, T. J. MlcMurtrie and E. Barrett. Employers are requested to notify the Committee of any vacancy suitable for returned men. Persons having Businesses or Proparty. &c., to * sell eBitable to Retarned Soldiers are earn lIrs to the Committee. E. BARRETT, Hon. Sea, Repatriation Frankatrn
Mr E. Barrett Replies To Mr Wilson's Complaint [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 December 1921
Mr E. Barrett eplies To Mr Wilson's Complaint Sir,-I am requested by the Franks ton Committec to ask if you will be kind enough to publish the following reply to tie letter of. L. V. Wilson, which appeared in "The Standard" on November 25th. (1) This committee is satisfied that, inl writing to Cr. Armstrong for in formation concerning the ability of N. and "L. V. Wilson, who are sup posed to have had their farming ex perience on a farm adjoining that of Cr. Armstrong, they did all that should be expected of them. '(2) The statements made by this committee to L. V. Wilson are cor reet. . (3) L. V. Wilson himself is respon sible for tie delay he complains of. (4) Copies of all letters dealing with L. V. Wilson's application was sent to the Discharged Soldiers' Qualification Committee on Novem ber 11th, and a reply frqm the secre tary of that committee. received on November 24th, states that, up to date. Wilson has not lodged an ap plication for a Qualification Certifi cate. - It will ...
The Standard. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1921 Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 9 December 1921
it $tnb StanbrD. F.RIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1921 Local and Generai News. A fair, in connection with the Ang lican Church, was successfully open. e'l by Mrs Bruce in the' Mechanics Hall, Frankston, this afternoon. The Peninsu!a Scool Committee's Association meets at Frankston next Friday night. St Paul's vestry have presented Mr J. B. Jolly with a handsome rose howl as a recognition of services rendered. To-umrrow night a social and dance will to hold-at the Mt Elizs dining roomSc in aid "of the public hall building fund. The Frankston .WVelcame Home Comnmittee have provided a 'magni flcent Honor Board, which will be placed in the local Mechanics' Insti-. tote. The unveiling ceremony takes place in the Mechanics' on Sunday, 18th Decenmber, by Brigadier General Elliott, D.S.O, D.C.M., at threeo o'clock. The marriage of Mr Ron. W. Stone, second son of .Mr tand -Mrs E. G. Stone, of Balnarring to Miss Gertrulde Amy Berryman, fifth ulnughter of Mr. and Mrs L. J.Berryntan, of Milton Park, Balnar...
GENERAL MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 16 December 1921
GENERAL MATCHES. Seanford defeated Franketon Club at Seaford on 3rd December. Scores: PRANKSTON. G. Luff, b Savelle 0 F. Jolly, o and 6 Daly 2 J. McCoob, stumped, b Savilla 2 N. Baxter, h Sarllle 2 A. Holt, c, b Saville J. A. Cnmeron, stumped, b Daly 2 W. McComb, o Daly *, 0 Parsons, b Saville 3 E. McComb, not out 5 W. Hauton, juu., b Sarvle 1 Tulloch, b McGiuiskin u 0 Sundries 5 Total 24 Bowling--Saville, 6.x II; Daly, 3 x 8; McGiniskin, I x 1, SEAFORD. H, McCulloch, b Lnff 0 H. Daly, b Jolly 0 Moffatt, sour, b W. McComtb IS T. Saville, b Luff 26 R. McGiniskin, b W. McComb 0 J. Graham, b Holt .. II J Johnsou, b E. McComb 5 i. Moffatt, a and b Luff "2 Stewart, b E. McComb '0 W. Pitt, b B. McComb 0 G. Jnbnson, not out 2 . 1 Sundries 6 Total 64 Bo-3Iing--Lff, 3 x 10; Jolly, I x' i8;- Baxter, 3 x 5; Holt, 1 x' 0; "W.. MIConhb, A2 x 2; E. McComb 3 x 1.
PENINSULA ASSOCIATION. HASTINGS [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 16 December 1921
PENINSULA ASSOCIATION. HASTINGS D. Reid. run out 48 J. Ward, b Keating 15 S. Knox, b Gable 36 L. Schmidt, stmpt, b Keating 3 J. Carmichael, b Rogers 2 S. Marabella, run out 0 F. Floyd, not out 1 Sundries 1 Total 6 wickets for 108 Bowling - Stewart, 0 x 25 ; Valentine, 0 x 43; Keating, 2 x 26 ; Gable, 2 x 17; Rogers, 1 xl CRIB POINT B. Allen, c Knox b Floyd 3 Gable, c Knox b Marabella 3 Valentine, b Marabella 0 Keating,c Le Huray bMarab'la 3 Stewart, c Le Huray b Marablla 0 Empson, b Floyd 17 E. Davis, b Floyd 6 Baker, c Schmidt, b Marabella 1 Rogers, not out 5 Batch, b Marabella. 2 L. Marriott, (sub) b Floyd 0 Sundries 1 Total 47 Bowling--Floyd, 4 x. 27; F. Marabella, 6 x 13. Tyabb defeated Bittern at Bittern last Saturday afternoon by 63 runs. Scores: TYABB. J. D. Grant, b J. Huntley . 16 Harry Dehtam, c Sbeeran, b F. Al lcn ....... . .......... 1. F. Mills. b P. Vansuglan ...... 17 A. J. Noble, c Huntley, b F. Allen 16 Frank O'Neil, b J. Huntley ...... 1 Geo. Slocombe, c &...
PEARCEDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 16 December 1921
PEARCEDALE. Neil. c Wilson, b Simcock 52 'IcCouville, c Bowell,.b Simoook 2 J. Sheppberd, b Williairs 4 S. Pearce bc Ridout 10 Thornbhm, c Bowell, b Ridout 0 Hillman, b Williams 1 W. Sheppherd, i Williams 1 Fitzgerald, .Adderley, b Bowell 3 N. Pearce, run out 0 l:vans, b Bowell, 2 T. Pearce, not out 7 Sundries 9 Total 81 Bowling Bowell, 2 x 29 ; Sim cock, 2 x 15 ; .Williams, 3 x 12; H. Ridout, 2 x :16. LANGWARRIN. Howell, stpd Neil, b MsConville 21 Wilson, b Pearce H. Ridout lc Nil, b McConville, 12 J. Willlame. i Pearce 2 Simcock b Pearce 0 Parker, b McConville 0 Peters, b McConville 0 Wittingto, nout out 12 Adderley, b Pearce 11 Young, b Hillman 1 Capon, b Hillman I Sundries 3 Total 64 Bowvling-Sheppard, ':0 x 12';, S. Pearce, 4 x 22 ; tlcConville, 4 x 16; Hil)ma,, 2 x 11.
NORTHERN PENINSULA MOOROODUC. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 16 December 1921
NORTHERN PENINSULA MIIOOROODUC. .W. Andrews, b Brushflold .,.. 10 A. Anderson, b Freeman .... .. F. Murray, run out .......... 1 J. Wilson. run out .. .. .. .. . 0 E. Pummerroy, b Freeman .... 14 J. Doxey, b Brushfield .... .. 0 R. Grierson. c Cook. b Brushfield 6 P. Hamley, b Rankine ........ 0 J. Lilywhite, b Freeman .. .. 0 . Grierson, b Johansen ....b.. 4 C. Carell. not out .. ....... 8 Sundries .. ........ ... 13 Total ............... 9 Bowling.-Brushfield, three wickets for 15 runs; Freeman, three for 20; Rankine. one for 10; Johansen. one for 4. MORNINGTON." W. Rankine, b Doxey .. .. .15 R. McPherson, b Wilson .. .. .. 3 S. Townshend, b Wilson ...... 22 N. Freeman, c Pummeroy, b Wil son .... .. . .. 16 E; Johansen, cCorell. b Wilson . 2 A. Woolhouse, c Lilywhite, b Mur ray ................ 4 Brushfielht. b Wilson .... .... 15 G. Cook. b Wilson ..... .. .... 0 A. Mentiplay, not out ........ 0 R. Grover. b Murray .. ...... 1 D. Reid. absent .. .. ..... 0 Sundries .................
Last Saturday's Scores CAULFIELD AND MOORABBIN. FRANKSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 16 December 1921
.... Last Saturday's Scores ... CAULFIELD ,AND MOORABBIN. FRANKSTON. . ' B. Baxtei. b Menioett '. . . , 0 A. Earl. b" Blackwood .. .. .. •. O R. Baxter, b Mewett .. . 2 ,G. Patterson. b Blackwood .. . ? D. Kennedy, lbw., b Blackwood ...':1 W. Watkins, e Mewett, Ib Black wood .. 29 A. D. Box, e Cross; b Angus-... ý :21 M. Kemp, st. Cross. b Blackwoodi .20 R. F. Burton, b Hfewett ,.. .. 14 T. Deane, b Blackwood .. ..: 1 W. Hanten, not oout ... 0.. .. " Sundries .. ... 10 Total ... . . . ; ..i105 Bowling.-Angus; one wicket for 7 runs; A. Cole, none, for. 4; Mewett, three for 27; Blaekwvood;six.for .1. MENTONE.: "W. Ward, c B. .Baxter, b_ Kemp 8 llewett, c and b Kemp . . 2.. J. Angus b Burton' . . . 6 H. Cole, b Burton ..... ;. 4 L. Ward, b R. Baxter: .. . .. 13 Roberts, b Earl '... . 24 Fitzsimons, c Kemp b R. Baxter 4 Blackwood, b R. Baxter .. .. 46 .Cross, b Earl . . . . 1 A. Cole, b Deano . .. . 25 Tonini,.not out .... .. .. 7 Sundries .. .. .. ; ..16 Total . .... " .... ... 164 Bow...
An Inferno on Wheels [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 16 December 1921
.l Iferno on WIiels Thiugh called thoe Mprnington Ex presea it does not mean, of. coerse, :that th1asartretb. o f thes_ Laeaaid track'aseysa nrirter In 'ane xchangge) makes an .absolutely -uninterrupted run to that salubrious terminal, for passengers residing as far as .t'.ordi alloo are at liberty to travel thereby' while in the slacker season, resident of even Mentone and Cheltenham ari privileged to book passages. It daily routine is to arrive at Flinderi street at about 9.30. a.m., which fi does with creditable regularity, and leaving on the home journey with becoming fuss and dignity at 5.9 p.mr In the interim, however, it is out of service and rests out in the open with all apertures carefully rlosed up. This is immaterial when conditions are normal, but when, as often hap pens at this time of the year, the vehicles are subjected all day to the penetrating rays of a 90.8 sun, and they are then backed into the plat form 10 minutes prior to starting time, the consequent violent ...
THE HONOR LIST. No. III. BEST BATTING. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 16 December 1921
THE HONOR LIST. No. III. BEST BATTING. *D. Reid, Hastings .. .. ..... 63 W. Carlson, Carrom .. ...... 59 F. Neil, Pearcedale ;........ 52 *D. Reid, Hastings 48 A. Millington, Somerville .. 43 N. Untlank, Somerville ........ 41 F. Allen, Bittern ...... .... 3 S. Knox, Hastings .... 36 R. Untlank, Somerville . .. 33 W. Hutchinson, Somerville .... 32 H. Carmichael, Hastings ........ 30 *G. Slocombe, Tyabb .. . ... 30 F. Neil, Pearcedale .. .. ... 30 E. Briggs, senr., Carrum .... 29 'W. Irving, Naval Base .. ... 29 *W. E. Watkins, Frankston .. 29 J. Bradley, Hastings, 1I's. ...... 27 T. Savelle, Seaford ... 26 A. Castain, Na.al Depot . 25 *G. Grant, Somerville ..... 25 E. K. McComb, Franksten 25 -BEST BOWLING. F. Marabella, Hastings 6 for 13 T. Savelle, Seaford 6 for 11 R. Storey, Tyabb, I.....6 for 16 J. Wilson, Moorooduc...... 6 for 30 J. Marabella, Hastings, 11. .. 3 for 10 V. Marabella, Hastings, II. .. 5 for 20 P. Floyd, Hastings .. .. 5 for 27 .J. Cowderoy, Naval Depot .. 5 for 29...
A Trotting Challenge [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 16 December 1921
A Trotting Cllallenge A correspondent of a Sydney exchange writes :-"Here's. a chance for Machine Bricks, Globe Derby,:. Scotchman, Monitaur, and Co. Mr M. E. McMurtrie, owner of Delavan, offers to match him against any mare, gelding, or stallion in Australia to race them any distance from one to five miles for any old figure they like to name. Big talk,,but Mac means all that he says;"