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Phillip Island Notes [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
Phillip Islandd Notes' Phillip Island. Gem of Southern Seas. An enchanted.land of romantic,asso ciationis." r o A liaven of'rest-an inspiration. The. Island guards the approach to \Vestcrnport. b t . It is easily accessible, being a short half-houi's run by steamer from the railway terminus at Stdony Point. Thle s.s. Genista connects with all trains and ferries passengers across the glcaniing ,sappthire water,.affording; a maximium of comfort and enjoyment. Those who have taken the ferry from Hobart to Bellerive, have experienced to a lesser extent the delights of a trip across \Vesternport Bay. The.; Genista ;usually makes for Cowes direct, bat touches at French Is land when necessary. Cowes, as the·capital of Phillip Is land," attracts tile bulk of visitors, but the Genista alsooproceeds to Rhyll, New havic,: and then to' San Remo. To inland residents of Victorii" no more delightful 'holiday-trip. could-be conceived than.a few -weeks spent. in luxuriating in the sunnsy isles of We...
A Somerville Secretaryship To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
A Somerville $ecretaryship To the Editor. Sir,--Some few weeks ago the directors of the' Somerville Cool Store, through the medium of your paper, called for applica tions for the position of secretary to their Company, at a salary of £50 per annum. Three applica tions were received, viz., Messrs C. Murray and W. Barber, (directors) and P. Cook (share holder), thus .leaving the busi ness entirely in the hands of the three remaining directors, Me'ssrs C. Grant, T. White and T. Iles. Their deliberations (if any) re sulted in the appointment of Mr C. Murray. Under the above circumstances, many sharehold ers think that the correct method for them to' have adopted was to call a general meeting of shareholders and give them the privilege of selecting the man best suited for their require ments. Even now, it is not too late to call a meeting to test the feeling of the shareholders on the selection made. I would like to advise the present secretary to see that he has full details of the minu...
Tomato Wilt To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
Tomato Wilt To the Editor. Sir,-As considerable discus sion re the "spotted. wilt" has taken place in your.columns, and as undoubtedly, the matter is'of vital importance, I .enclose an article by Mr Brittlebank, plant pathologist, on the subject; and trust you will find space for same Mlr Brittlebank has informed me that healthy plants, isolated for experimental . purposes, and covered with a very thin sheet ing, have so far been immune from attacks. Yours' &c., George E. Shepherd, Senr. Somerville;' 20th Dec. " .(Thanks. Will .publish= article when'space permits. Editoir.)
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
Local and General News. "-The time of evening service in the Frankston Church of Eng land and Methodist Churches, during the summer months, com mencing on Sunday next, has been altered from 7 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Frankston shop windows pre sent a very attractive appear ance forthe Christmas trade. 'The rush of holiday makers has been continuous during the week, and everything points to a record week end. At the breakrup.of.the Frank stonschool yesterday, the child ren were splendidly entertained, thanks to the fine organising efforts of Mrs Purdy. Beattie Lewis, the 11 year old. daughter of Mr and Mrs Lewis, Bay-st., Frankston, has estab lished a record in the matter of school attendance, and inciden tally, annexed the Education uepartment's gold medal, which is awarded to scholars who have the best record of attendance over a period of 5 years. Beattie has put up the wonderful per formance of attending every school day, at the Frankston school, without a break, for ' years. Her parent...
Somerville [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
Soamerirille One of the most successful of the many. annual scholars enter tainments, in connection with the local State school, took place on Thursday, 15th inst. The hall was well filled with an at tentive and interested audience, which fully appreciated each item given by the children. The stage was a mass of greenery, relieved here and there with a dash of floral color, which gave a very pleasing effect. This was the work of our local floral decorator, Mrs Alfred Thornell. The Correspondent of the School Committee, Mr G. E. Shepherd, senar, presided. Miss Cole played the accompaniments, and Miss Gunn assisted the Head Teacher in carrying out the stage arran gements. The whole programme was carried out in an admirable fashion from start to finish, and reflected much credit on the s'chool staff responsible for its production. The gross takings were nearly £16, the net proceeds being for the .up-keep and im provement of the grounds. The programme was as follows- Chorus, "Christmas ...
THE SCOTCH CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
THE. SCOTCH CONCER'I. The programme presented at the Scotch concert in the Frank ston Mechanics' Institute last Friday was one of the best of the series. Misses Gordon and Paton fully maintained their reputation as the ablest of Melbourne's ex pdnents of Scotch song. Mr Os borne, as on the occasion of his former visit, delighted the sec tion of the audience which pre fers the humorous. Mr Patterson, who also made a second appear ance at these concerts, was at his best. Mr Fairnie was a new comer only in the sense that liehad not previously appeai'ed at these par ticular concerts, but the warmth of the welcome he received show ed that he-is an established fav orite. Miss Leckie, who had to respond to persistent recalls, danced admirably... Mr Stephen, a clever young pianist, who, by the way, is a pupil of-Miss Dora* thea Macmaster, and Mr Witting ham, of the Albert Street Con servatorium, gave 'really high class performances on piano and violin respectively in a fashion which was ful...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
Mrs Gertrude Dodd (Late of Bourne & Hollingoworth, London) Opposite Ilea Rtilway Station-Next Pratt's Stores D. DODD, late Royal Air Force DRAPERY SThs is lthe Drapery Store for Quality, Lowest Prices and Civility. One Price for Al-=Goods Plainly Marked-Look at those Prices- - Costu?as, Evening nad SumnmerDre- ilen's. Cotton Tweed Suits £2 IOs see, s U ct lothing, etc'. letn's Australian Tweed Suits £310s 1inaat Quality-Cdlico (no daassing) All Wool Navy Serge Snits £3 1Ss 8d is- 61 a r pd ory BEst Navy Twill Suits .£5 15s Pluesat Quality F"launelette s Gil yd - Finest Quality Rollar Towolling is 3d Sports Suits--Coa and Trousers, la-. Unblonched Herringbone ITwill Shoe- test out and style. ... 10t ting, 80 inches'wide,' 3s d yd Riding Breeches .... £1 ISe dye), Is lI.%d par ygurd Cotton Tweed Working Tro ners from WAll tho abovo are specially impo r. 8s i 11 pair ted from &lt;louchetor (Englatnul) and Working Shirts irom.... Ss id ar splendid qalty Cotton Vests and ...
The Standard. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1921 [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
` Che tanbart FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1921 We wish our readers one and all the compliments of the season. Nobody nowadays is much concerned about thce historical questions suggested by Christ mas. They leave that to antiquarians, but they are immensely interested in the festivities of the occasion, the change, the holidays at the seaside, or on the hills, the family reunions, -and all the other delights with which Christmnas is so happily associated. It is pre-emin ently the season of good-will, the Fes tival of Unselfishness, and above all, the Festival of the Child. All this points to a fact which reasonable people will.be glad to recall that the secret of happi ness is to think of the happiness of others.. To put the matter quite phil osophically and in a way which ex perience a tholtsantd times conllfirmns, one gets happiness by not seeking it. WVe find it by thinking of duty, and simply being kind to others. If this spirit were universal. what a diflerent world it would be!
New Year's Day, 1922 [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
New Year's Day, 1922 Fankston Athletic Sports Carnival BIKE EVENTS Half Mile Flutter. First Ueat Second pleat R. G. Beer, Sarurch Yd+ Yds H. 0ppersnan : 40 H. N. Maxwell 30 R. \Vantell r 45 F. Hepner: 45 A H. Watt 55 H. Boyle 55 E. Burke 60 G. W. Foster 60 M. Fitzgerald 65 W. D. Ch:istio 65 K. McRase 70 T. Lapish 70 D. Bryan 70 G. Beasley 75 W. Davies 75 S. TresFider 85 W. Wilson 80 J. Dunbull : '90 B. Bates 85 Third Heat Yds F: G. Maney -50 F. R. Gove 55 G. L. Chapman 60 G. D. Mayne 65 R. Johnson 70 R. O'Meara 75 G Shepherd 80 W V. Carter -85 G. Morris 110 R. Lamb 120 k'ranseton Wheel Sace--Une Mile First Heat Second Heat Yds Yds R. Vastell '70 F. Hepner 70 H. Boyle 90 F. R. Gove 80 0, L. Chapman 95 A. H Watt 90 E. Burke 100 G. D. Mayne 100 f. Fitzgerald 110 V. D. Christie 110 D. Bryan 115 T Lapieht 115 WV. Davies '120 B O'Meara 120 WV, V. Carter 125 W Wilson .125 C. Morris 170 S Tressider .130 B. Lamb 180 JDunbull 140, Third HHeat ItG Beer Scratch Yds H N Maxwell .40 H Op-7e m0 . ...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
PER1SONAL. On-their recent visit to Co we Lord and Lady Stradbroke were so delighted with the place that they forthwithl leased a charming villa, overlookil-. the hny. They intend spendiong a month there during the season. The Order of the Star of Ioatunanlla (Chevalier) is a decoration won th fsw Australians. Lie ht. Williams, C.'., sots of Mr. G. Williams, of Cowes, who served with the 1st Battalion of the l[;icthine Gun Corps, secured this dis tinction. A warm welcome was extelded to Mr. and Mrs. Ashmore, who have come to Cowes, within the past month, to take over charge of the. Presbyterian Clhurch. - They were entertaioclt at a social on Thursday evening, 15th inst.
THE IRISH FREE STATE. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
THE IRISH FREE STATE. Ireland's claim for self-deterlnina tion has beeon iact in a fair and generous spirit, and all of us will be thankful to see the Emerald Isle en joying .a peace to which it has been for many years a complete stranger. The story goes that an Irishman who emigrated to America went tip ]3road wHy, -New York, excitedly swiligiig his arms about like a windmlill. whereupon a citizen stopped him and rcmonstrated., "But," said Pat, "1 thought this was tile land.of liberty." "So it is," was the answer, "but your liberty ends where mily nose be gins."- That's a whole philosophy in a few words. The sole remainiFng difficulty about Ireland concerns the boundaries and finances of Ulster, and it is expected these can be ad iusted. The status that is good enough for Australia should be good enough for Ireland, and nothing now remains .but to forget and forgive, and pull together for the advance ncnt of the latest British Dominion. INDIAN AFFAIRS. Great Britain has repeatedly ...
Phillip Island Events A "GET-RICH-QUICK" HUSTLE. £13/4/- A MINUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
Phillip island Events A "GET-RICH-QUICK" HUSTLE. £13/4/- -A -MINUTE. Athe conclusion ofithc soni en titled "L-ate. for:?School," given by the boys at the schlool- concert, the cllhairnman (Mr. Dawson-Davic) hlit on a novel method to collect a sumn sufft cient to purchase a ..bell, for tlhe school. Intimating" that: a sumn of £5 was required,'he called for dona tions "again'st the watch." With tile assistance of the head teacher- (Mr. 1. Hatfield), the sum of £5/10/- was subscribed at the end of.25 seconds. Double this sum could have. beeni taken, but the objective having been reached- in record time, tlth list was promptly: closed.. The. amount islii i the hands of the school comnuittee, siho hope to have the bell erected or tile new year.
Unveiling of Honor Board [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
Unveiling of Honor Board ?rlhe unveiling of the Frankston honor board took place on Sunday last. The ceremony was performed by Sena tor Brigadier-General Elliott, D.S.O., D.C.M., in the presence of a large and - representative 'attendatice..':. The honor board, which occupies a position in the main hall of tihe Mechanics'..In stitute; coitains 153 names, and is quite a work of art.' It is made of black wood; being in the form of a'canopy, uipported by two pillars on either side. Underneath a carved wreath and scroll -appear the names of the men who en listed fro' Frankston.' -' , ' Cr." W. J.I Oates, who presided.' ex punined that the honor board had been provided 'by the 'Frankston - "Welcome Home" Committee, which had from time i to ime :organised socials in honor of the boys as they returned from tile front., These functions' had hecn a great success, and trith the sur plus money in'. hand, the committee had provided the honor; board. This wais not to be the: ontly record; in Fra...
VISITORS TO PHILLIP ISLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
VISITORS i;TO ..PHILLIP ISLAND. Tlhc following guests are resident it the cIsle of -Vight- Hotel:-M rs. and, ::Miss Kelly' Mrs.' Irwin and dauighter,; 'Misscs Bannister, Atyco (2), Nancy Baker, -Smitten, A. Jones, Mesdames Atyco, Baker, Anderson, Mr.. and. Mrs. Hylands; T. Barren, R. Bowden, Mr. and Mrs. Darby, Dr. and Mrs. Philpot, Dr. and Mrs. Denehy, Major Billinghiirst, , Miss Hunter. Mr. and Miss Plante Mrir., Mrs. and Miss Bricknell, Messrs. An gus, Allan, Simmons, Young, 'Hen derson. Mr. Becker, Mr. Baglin, T. A. Powell, F. E. Cox \V., Kuhn, D. Coombe, Rutherford, Misses Kell away, Kelynack, Rollo, Tilley, D. `Jeffrcy.
Phillip Island COWES v. RHYLL. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
--CtO-=r.--? . SQ. , RES oIH-YI;L,-:.: °. This match was played last, Satur day:"'Cowes dith'ille tss, iand elecicd to bit.- When Rhyll?stood at' 6 for 51, things'lookld"e6iod for CoWes? but in tvo ..fatahl6'rs '26 ?tdns weia'scord. in cluding'k,' find: 6,'mostly ,fixm :tlhe bat of 'D DWalton" Witlih'tle score at 82, Waltbn rrec'ivedd',ibad knock'over tlic e?e. '-Throtighl thW' dcoirtes??' of thd Cowes captain, he was allowed to re tire foir a' spell. He came back' with Ithe" score at 9 for 87. and prompttl pulled :the first ball for 4; and. woll the' n.tchi. Cowes' fielding wias noted for . the number of catches missed. Scores':-- 'r?. . . ''COWES. F. Hatfield, b R.' Walton' .. :. 5 N MI?MLiid,' b K. Mcllwraith ..... 16 E. Jenner,. b D. Walton ..; ...26 G. Jenner, b: D Walton C:' Clarke, b L. McFee.. 0..? O F. Jenner, - L M'IcFee,: b. D. Wal r7iton ' .. . . 3 W. Findlay, lbw. btD. Walton .. 7 H.. Jenner, c 'D. Walton •b L. t:cFee . . -1: . .. 13 H. Williams; b'K- M: lwraith .. C. C...
NAVAL DEPOT v. TYABB. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
NAVAL DEPOT v. TYABB. The "Navat' Depot XI. were easily defeated by Tyabb at the Naval Depot Parade Ground last Saturday after noon. by 95 runs. Dr. Henderson, Cowderoy, .and Woolmer were absen tees from the "sailors^ team; while, owing. to tindispositions .George- Slo combo, was 'not available loir the visi tors. Score's:=,. . TYABB. Harry Denham, b Negus, .. .. 1 J. D. Grant, b 'Prideaux .... 1 Fred Mills, v, b Psideauc .. ..38 A.- E. Denham, b Negus' .... 12 Frank O'Neill, b Jackson ;. .. 52 A. J. Noble, c, b Jackson .... 4 Hector Unthank, c and b Prideaux?:0' D. Longmuir, b Negous .. .. .. 16' H. Noble, b Negus ... . J. T. Baker, c,.b "Prideau, .. .. 113 _s.' Grant, not out .... . 1 ---uwdriese.... . _.-, ?/e .. 8 b'lbwln?.Prideaux '4 for '70, N-. gus 4 for 34, Burton 0 for 20, Jack= son 2 for 12, Bagley 0 for 7. NAVAL DEPOT. Lieut. Prideaux. b Longmuir.... 0i OCastainl .bO'Nill .... i ? .. 02 Yo'ingman. nbt/out . .. 27 Mirclinmt, b O'Neill .. . .. 0 LieutoCom. Vaughl:m n 1 wis,...
PENINSULA ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
i'; PENINSULA'- ASSOCIATION. "'-n' Stur'day; December; 17th,* the French Islandr crickete rs visited .Crib Point, and were eiitertained 'by;thi locals to diiirier and tea; wh-ich- was served to the visitors: ian tliee C.P.O.' dining rooms at the' Naval:Depet. After an exciting finishl, the Island team' wn by'8 n. Scores ?.^:,.§:.7'.CRIBW POINT. :?-? Thiomeason,.b -'De-l a.- Hayew ,-.-r'-''l Allen, b .De lat Haye',..'. %.'- 29 Vilentine,-.c and b' De la 'Hae- V.0 10, Bennctts.,. b Bennetts" .:'_ .*? Empson, b Bennetts ,.. ..* '.-:".'. Kcating, b Empson ;'...,."..l Stewart, c Thompson, b D -l-';Haye 1 Baker, b De la Hayc . .. Rogers , ibw, Ib Benneltsi;,,`:*1, .. 61 Marriott, not' out *. a"' .1 Radcford. b Bennettan ':l.'i rv« ... ,- Sundries . .' .:.; .. Total .... .. 'owlitig.-R. De la H'i;R5."for'23,] A. Bennetts 5 for 26. *:'"- " 7* FRENCH .,ISLAND. Broderick, b -Stewart .. . .; Duscher; b'Bennetts . .. .. .. Thompson, W.; c Baker b Valen tine. Davon, , and b Valentine .... ; 9 De...
SCHOOL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 23 December 1921
SCHOOL CONCERT. A school concert was held in the Cowes Hall on Friday, 9th. Decem ber, The proceeds were in aid of th, local school piano fund. The pro grantune rendered was wholly by school children, and a highly credit able performance resulted. Mr. W. D. Davic occupied the chair, and Mrs. F. Richardson accompanied on the piano. The evening was opened with a pianoforte solo, entitled "Simple Aven." by Miss Hazel Moore. Then followed "The Wind Song," by the infants, given with such effect that the wind was borne down the hall to strains of music. Following this, the boys of Grade 111. and IV. displayed some fine vocal talent in "The Cruise of the Old Armt Chair," drawing front the chairman the remark that tlhe future . of Cowes lshould be hg;eatly lightened by the presence of such fine tmale song-birds. A dialogue by two girls and a boy provided a pleasant change. An ac tion song, "Busy .Crpenters." by in fants, showed four boys in carpen ters' aprons busy at woodwork, whilst a cho...