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Picnics at Mornington. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
Picnics at Mornington. March 2-Saddlers 4-Painters and Decorators 9-Felton, Grimwade and Co. 16-Wybrows Employees J. J. Miller and Co. ADVE'rIrslS and correspondents are reminded that all communications in tended for insertion mn the STusnaRD a?ould reach the office not later than by Friiaymorning'sletter delivery at Frank eton.
LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
LOCAL AND GENERAL Mr R. D. McCallum, registered surgeon dentist, announces in this issue that he will visit Frankston every alternate Wednesday, and may be consulted at the Pier Hotel. Mr W. T. Bach,' watchmaker and jeweller, Moruington, makes a speciality of repairing watches, clocks, ]ewellery, and spectacles, and orders entrusted to him will receive prompt and skilful atten tion, "Mr L. D. Rowan, of the Tanti; Hotel, lMornington, was the. successful tenderer for tli? publican's booth at-the :Morning todn races,'rwhich :take 'place at the "Preston Grange" racecourse on the 20th inst. r A meeting of the Frankston branch of the A.W.N L. was held in the Me a chanics' Hall on Wednesday last, when a very pleasant and instructive afternoon I was spent. The President (Mrs lMax well) was in the chair. Mrs Moody addressed the meeting, and a paper was read by Mrs Twining. The next meet ing is arranged for the second Friday in April. Attention is directed to the announce ) ment in this issue...
DANDENONG MARKET. TUESDAY. MARCH 5TH. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
DANDENONG LMARKET. TUESDAY. 1MARCl 5mn. Meetrs Alex. Sott and Cr. con jointly report: A full supply .f d-.iry cattle yarded. and .11 classes were fully represented. The demand for best qrality cows was keen, while inferior s3rt5 were about equal to late rates Some of the top prices ,n fol lows :--Mliker- -1i. Taylor 1 at £12 s2 d. W Warlt 1 at £9, C. Weist I at £6 7s ad, Geo Keys 2 to £G 7s ,d.l J. V Cochrano ? to £7 17s 61,. I: Angis 1 at G 103, IH. I \asters 2 t s5 1- .- D C. Ireland I at £8 5s. W. Hardy. 2 to £9. McKenna Bros 2 to £9 5), A. Gatmb!e 1 at £8 7s Gd. W H. C,.rdiner. to £8, L Corrigan 3 to £7 176 6d, II.. . Gamble 5 to£710s, E. 11. Gardiner 5 to £7 2s Gd; Springers-J. Bell 1 at £7 5S, W. H. Gardiner 1 at £L 15s, Hugh bMast-a J. 31'Comb 7 to £5 7s 6d, R. Angus l at E£ 7s Gd and 1 at £5 15s, F. Newsotre I at £3. Store cattle about the usual yarding, and prices about "he same as uast week. Pigs-About the usual number penned, demand for bacon brisk, porkers about equal to...
Market Reports. CRANBOURNE WEEKLY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
M'arket Reports. CRANBOUIIRNE WEEKLY MARKET. L. Wilding reports (Monday,5th inst)-Pigs: - I oconers to 35s. porker . 2:;s to 27s. -lips to Ss 9,1; calves 3s to Ss. chicke-ns Is to 2s 6d p r pair, pullets to 3s Gd. fat hens to 2s 6d. Pototoes s per cwt, onions Ss Sd per cwt, apples .s :o 5s Gd per case, pears 3s to 4s per case, tomatoes 4s to 6s per ca-e, other fruit and vegetables at fair ruling prices.
Temperance Corner. (Contributed). [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
Temperance Corner. " .(Contributed). , *"Idon't want to be inmpertinent," said a lady to a distingui.hld oeneral at a banquet, "but why don~. aman of your age and-character fe-l' it, iecos snry.to.refuse the comfort aiw, exhilar ation of a gla's of wineo' The reply wa-'-J'Ynrler is my son; and if I do not drink wine he wilh not.,. If" I take it he will follow my example." The general followed the safe path 'in adopting the principle laid down by the Apostle : "It is goo:l neither to eat flash, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stum bleth."
Bush Fires. RABBITS CAUSE A SPREAD. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
Bush Fires. RABBITS CAUSE A SPREAD. Quite a large number of bush fir.., were raging throughout the pelinaula on Monday lhst, and many of tht towns.ips were cnpletely enrr o: el in smuke. At 31,orolue a fire a hich startel in the 'Anneseigh' Estat". did con-ideraile damage to M1r To, el manan's ore.hrd, and a house occupi, d by Sir J. Donald on M\as Joh Fi th' prcpett5 narrowly r'caped des ruct:,,. Mr Richard-on, of Tanti Park, t?.1 a lot of fncing de-troyed by th- tile that swrpt through his padd. eks Many ral bits were seen running it , their faralight, and it is thugsht 'h:a the pa ?lck opposite, a hich belo?t:- to Mr W. Darn, was set on fire in this ma.ner. Late on Monday nigh' last, a four rourel unt.ccupied house at M,,r... duc was coa:p e'ely ,d stroy, d by fir,.. The hu-e .as osned by Mr J.. Youa.g, tai: not insured. The or:gir of the fire is unknown. On Friday evening lIst a fire hi- Ihe out in a pad lok opip sitr' Ir G."". Fairhairn's .state. l.ount M1ar;h., -nr with the tr...
HOW TO INJURE YOUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
HOW TO INJURE YOUR TOWN. Run it down to visitor Go to other places for your supplies - Look sorry when a strangor talks to you of Ehuying property in it. fP fuse to see merit in any echeme sinless you are 'hbig dog" in it. Don't invest. Show your distrust by refusing to layout any mtney in it. Let your tongue wag idly about your eighhour without knowing the facts; Don't borrow your local paper. :If you want it, send your name'and have it posted to you for 2/6 per quarter..
Make Your District Known [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
Make Your District KnoWn Concerning smne parts of tho. district news comeshut seldom. Thisis not thlie fault of the Editor, for hehas ino mirncul. ous power of knowinvt what' is happening in all the places in the arraof circulation. It is the fault of residents in the silent places.? Will rome man or woman take the mat. ter in hand and cause the silence to cease. .TIf no one else is doing it for your dis. trict, will YOU try on the L5iss ? Send accounts of public and social events in your township or neighborhood, suchas weddings, deaths, a?cidents. con certs. matters touching the inluhttios, etc Write your name in some enroor; not for printing, but to prove good faith. Write the names of persons very dis tinctly. Write on one side of the paper only. Give information, bntletcriticisza alone
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
SOMERVILLE Fruitgrowers' Association. 18tfj Grand innual Show TO BE HELD IN THE SHOW BUILDINGS, GROUNDS and INSTITUTE (Adjoining Somerville Railway Station). Wednesday, 13th March ......1912....... PRIZE LIST. Entries Close To-day (9th) .. EXHIBITORS,-Be sure and read Rules and Regulations and Entrance Fees at'end orbOtl- Inbraer-to-avoa - errors. CLASS A.-FRUIT. Stewards.--Messrs. John Firth, J. Taylor, H. Overton, G. Reed. OPEN COMPETITION. APPLES.-(Must be grown by Exhibitor). --Department of Agriculture's Champion Gold Medal 6 plates Apples, distinct varieties, four of each; 3 plates Pears, distinct varieties, four of each. 2-Collection of six varieties, ripe and unripe, four of each. 1st, I box of Tea, value I5/-, gift of Henry Berry, Esq., Merchant, Melbourne; and, 5/-; 3rd, 2/6. 3-Collection of twelve varieties, ripe and unripe, four of each. 1st, Field Gate, value £t/Io%-, gift of Messrs.. John Sharp and Sons, Melbourne; 2nd, 7/6; 3rd, 2/6. 1/- entry. " 4--Collection of twen...
Moonlight Motor Trip to 'Moondah.' A NOVEL OUTING. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
Moonlight Motor Trip to 'Moondah.' A NOVEL OUTING. At the invitation of Mr. Jas. Grice, of 'Moondah,' the Automo- bile Club of Victoria held a run to Frankston last Saturday. In the afternoon a 'flexibility' contest was held on the fine stretch of road commencing at 'Nyora' gate. The conditions of the contest were that the competitors should drive a dis- tance of half a mile at slowest speed on top gear, neither brake nor clutch to be used; then half a mile at top speed. The slowest time (in seconds) to be divided by the fast est time (in seconds), and the highest resultant product to be declared the winner. Should the clutch be slipped, or in any way interferred with, or the brake ap- plied or car stopped, it would dis- qualify. A flying start of 100 yards was permitted, but no form of self-starter could be employed. The prizes were trophies to the value of £5 5s, the gift of Cr. Count von Horn. The competition was very interesting and was watched by a good number of spectators, th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
Xuuiciral sticec. Shire of Frankston and Hastings. TENDERS. TENDERS are called *till March 13th, for (1). Re-grading Quetta Hill, Tyabb. i2) 61 Chains Bluestone or ap proved Metal on Cemetery Road. Specifications for No. I Somerville Post Office, and No. 2 at Hastings. JOHN E. JONES, Shire Secretary. Shire of Frankston and Hastings. DOG FEES. SECTION 4" DOGi".cr. .. EVIERY Owner of a Dog shall, WIfHIN FIFTEEN DAYS from and after the First Day of March ir each and every year, or within six months f-om the day on which such do; was littered, register such dog. Registration Fee 59s for each dog. Owner to supply description. J. E. JONES, Shire Secretary. Shire of Frankston and Hastings. 1 OTICE is hereby given that the i Shire Secretary will attend from II to Iz for collection of rates and other business HASTL~GS-TUESDAYS. FRANKSTON-WEDNESDAYS SO.MERVILLE-FRIDAYS JOHN E. JONES, Shire Secretary. Shire of Mornington. TENDERS will be received until noon on Thursday, March 14th, 1912,Ifor t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
W. T. SACH, WATOr-; !KR and JEWELLER -cly - M1ORNINCTON. WAT H 0 . i6WLLl. -Y and : LrPAIRB. !oa - }I- te·~ Lromaaa Me-rr lzunn , Imerville; or Car. es}a?.- -' nd Wilni-m-, who ms ..- .. Fstimati- rven for rp. -- before pr. or dinf with , - :.f every description .... ... . .de, inc uling the most: u: -. " wat.bhes .ub. matted t - Cnstomere visited s. .;;LARD, Q A a il :` r.d CAB PRO F :I A NK ,TON. Pares h M re '.'-" ' r :d. :e: fe: orhire. mss-,.Table etten '. :' r-;'ampt:P; It" ·tH' 1 'XALL, ý. -ý1&lt;ýher Frank}Ok . ....................... Late: Chemic·~ 3·t:: l';· prmteý ...... Smul_ n Dqrwi G·~~n. ~ ,-f 5 ;-Dh lL1· As nv i1 *~l1. n FRANKSTON Late~l'-"i" ChemicZ t' f Qu a-rUuliti-i '-R W.a tt;,,. . LL;iG iT vks ofl. o Porop taert5. LA rESTfo r1L£. Asioncir; .fol~y a~h F ,n~IEtor te 115. EsPIruTti W·~ ~ ~~ ib: t oi~ktt C .U i: ,) .j- :sc'vI I SinLt' eutetlr NofthCtI 5 151 " J, SWAIN & SONS, NCDLU11ENIAL nrd GENERAL MASONS C/r Latrobe & Exhibition Streets M...
DISTRICT SHOWS. Somerville — Wednesday next, March 13. Dromana—Friday, March 15. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
DISTIt IT SHOWS, Somerville - Wednesday next, March 13. Dromana-Friday, March I5. In our last issue an error occurred in-the i?otification of the date of the Somerville and Dromana shows respectively. The first named event takes place on WVednesday next, 13th inst, and the Dromana show follows two days later, viz., Friday, March 15th. Entries for Somerville close to-day, Saturday, March 9th. Entry forms: and schedules may be obtained' at the "Standard" office. Dromana entries close on" Monday, March 11th. The Somerville show committee is determined to make the annual show on. Wednesday next more attractive than ever, having en gaged, ;t. a great- expense, -the championi ':fruit packer -fr6m America to attend and give demon strations and advice as to the latest and most up-to-date methods of packing. This will be an object lesson of great value to all resi dents of the peninsula. Mr Samson will be up by the early train, and get to work'in the morning. *The ladies' packing competition...
Dates to Remember. (For particulars see "Standard Advertising columns.) [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
Dates to Remember. (For particulars see "Standard" Ad. vtrtising columns.) March 12-Clearing sale of furniture and .ffects by L. Wildi, g, at Cr..b.,urne, on accoun if r Br.wn. 13-Somervi!!e Show. 13-M- r R. D. 'lcCa!!umw first rsi.. to Fr.nk~ on, pr.f2, ion all, :,s a highly qrluaiifil Dn tist; cmn be consulted a: I'er H.tel. 13--Cl-oing of tende,. for Fr ikstou al.d Hlastings Sl re u ,'?s. 11-C.o--i.g .f tende, s for 31.,rnington Shire works 1 t-Rea li&lt;i Sane of 91 ac es of orlh.rd inlad at .,nm - ville hb B:ody and Mason, auc tmoneer. 5-I)-r, mana Show. T 16-C!iarin sal.? of ho,,sh,.ld furni-hings, and iffct.. at F inAdr-, .,n icc-urt of 31 r J .-. Sen'mords, L Willing and W. . Kor i.er, aucr ineer. 20--Mornington Race-. S 27-3loooduc Sports sto&, ptnL an8d far itur, at 'Mitford,' Flinlters, on .icnouit of Dr Spark. T. H. B. 3.. lton and Son, auctiorners.
The Churches. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 March 1912
The Churches. The following appears in this month's St. Paul's Church notes : AN IMPORTANT CHANGE.: For some time it has been appar- ent that the work of the Church in this district needed reconstruction. Frankston, for instance, is growing in importance, and the vestry has felt that the vicar should be present. at more of the Sunday services. The vicar was informed a year ago by the Diocesan authorities that his charge over Somerville might only be temporary. The progress of the financial affairs of the Church at Frankston and Somerville, combined with the. starting of the work at the Downs, has opened the way for a change, and the visit of Archdeacon Hindley last week was made the occasion for effecting one. The Frankston Vestry had pro- mised to raise their contribution to the stipend on the understanding that of the Vicar .....and it was understood that the Downs was now in a position to con- tribute towards the stipend. So that, with the approval of the respective Vestries and ...
Westernport Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 16 March 1912
Westernport Progress As. sociation. A meeting of the executive commit, tee was held at Hastings on Thursday March 7th. Present: - Mr J. L, Parkas, J.P. (president, in the chair), Crs Alden, Hodgius and Perrott, Capt. Woodhouse, Messrs Davis. Hoban, Gibson, . Greive, L'tchf,rd, fair, Peddle. Stockton, Wilding and Wool. lay with Dr Plowman and Mr A. T. Denham hon. sees. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The President reported upon the proceedings of the very representative deputation which had recently waited upon the Rai way Commissioners. He said that although the deputation was most courteously received, the re quests of the various members of the deputation attentively listened to and consideration of the various points promised he was afraid that not many concessions would hbe gained for the district. It was resolved that the cordial thanks of the association be forwarded to the Hon. A. Downward, M.LA.. for his services in this and other matters affecti...
Dandenong Market. TUESDAY, MARCH 12 [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 16 March 1912
uanderonrg Market. TUESDAY, MARCH 12 Alex,;Scott and Co. report :-A full supply ,f milkers and sprin?iers yarded, including some splendid quality cows, which demanded keen competition, the general tore of the market being much firmer than pro vious week. Some of the principal lots as follows :-4 to £11 7s ld, 4 to £97 s 61,2to£11, 1at £9, 1 rt £9 15., 1 at £8 7s Gd, 8 to £8 7s Gd, I at £9 10s, 2 to £7 15s, 2 to £7 12s 6d, 1 at £8 5s. Springers-- at £8 5s, 3 to £7 178 Gd, 5 to £ 2s Gd, 2 to £6 5s, 1 at £6, G to £5 5s, 2 to £G 2s Gd. Store cattle : About the u-ual yard ing; goodhbackward cows 70s to £4. ,Strong stores to 55s. Fleshy cows 50s to £3 G5. Pigs--Bacon, good supply, heavy 45s to 49s, medium 42s to 44s Gd, 40s to 42s Pork, full yarding and prices easier, best quality heavy 21s to 27s, medium 21s to 22s Gd; light 17s to 20s. Stores to 12s, slips to Ss, suckers unsaleabla, quality to Gs, others from 5s. Calves-Light supply, extra heavy good 40s to 45s, medium 25 to 33s, light ...