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Market Reports. DANDENONG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
Market Reports. DANDENONG MARKET. Alex. Scott and Co., report, Milkers -Fair supply of all classes, and sold at prices in advance of last week's -bes? w ,s]...Ba.v-'rteo wo--97.o,.! Le.r, Od, 4 to.£1, 1 ,ac £8-15s, 2 to £8 17s 6d, 2 to £8 121 6d. Springers and store cattle sold at late rates. Sales, 2 at £8 10o, 4at £6 10s, 3 to £6, 5 £6; backward springers £1 10s to £5 10s, fleshy cows to £3 10s, store cows £1 10s to £2 15s - P'gs, bacon Moderate supply sales for quality fairly brisk, good 45s to 55s, others 40s to 45s: Porkers-Good yarding, sales brisk, heavy to 50s, medium 23s to 27s, light 18s to 233 6d. Suckers -Moderate yarding, sale 'low from Is ld to 7s. Calves-Good supply sales brisk. About 250 yarded, sales to 50s, Poultry-Cheap.
HOW TO INJURE YOUR TOWN [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
Run it down to visitors Go to other places for your supplies Look sorry when a stranger talks to you of buying property in it. Refuse to see merit in any scheme unless you are "'big log" in it. Don't invest. Show your distrust by refusing to lay out any money in it. Lot your tongue wag idly about your neighbour withoutknowing the facts.
CRANBOURNE WEEKLY MARKET. MONDAY, 15th. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
CRANBOURNE WEEKLY MARKET. MONDAY, 15th. L. Wilding reports:- Bacons £2 to £2 6s, porkers, heavy 30s to 40s, light 15s to 25s, suckers 3s to 7s; calves 3s 6d to 12s 6d. Poultry, hens is 6d to 2s 3d, ducks 3s 6d. chickens is 8d to 3s; vegetables, potatoes 7s to 7s 6d per cwt, onions 2s 6d to 3s 2d per; guarter; fruit, Apples is to 4s 8d per :asr, pears 2s to 4s, quinces to 2s 8d.
HASTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
HASTINGS. One of the torpedo boats put in an appearance at Westernport for a aouple of days.: In looked well in the calm water?.against .tho hold hand.. lands. After having satisfied itself that all was peace (except as regards the war of sites for the commercial r port), it took itself off to Bass Straits. The heavy-rails ar' being laid he Stweon Langwarrin and Mlornington Junction railway stations. A heavy engine has been sent down for the Stony Point line, and better cars for same are expected to be in running by 1st May. Should the shire secretary visit f Frankston and Hastings, is the ques tion of the hour. Much hbat has been displayed over the matter, but public I opinion seemngto favour the visits, and if the question is not settled before next August, polling day will be very exciting. The request to be allowed to run a tramway, as reported by you, to Itation from Crib Point, opens up big ideas. Why wait for railways ? The whole of the Penisula could he opened up to great ad...
SOMERVILLE v. FRANKSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
SOUMERVILLE v. FRANESTON. This match was played on the Somerville Oval on March 23rd, and resulted in a decisive win for the home team, the last wicket of Frank ston falling three minutes before time. Scores: Somerville. II. Croft, c and b Baxter, sen... 58 K. Webb, c Robinson, b Harley .. 35 J. Moore, c Robinson, b Harley.. 8 HI Denham, lbw, b Harley .... 4 F. Murray, c and h Baxier .... 20 P. Thornell, b Harley ........ 1 E. Croft, b Ellis ...... ...... 5 J. Clark, not out ........ .. 44 F. Gregory, b Ellis .... .. .... 30 II. Barber, not out ..... ..... 3 Sundries .. ........... 68 Eight wickets for ...... 214 Frankston. B. Baxter, c and b F. Murray ..0 F. Harley, c Hanton, b H. Barber 18 T. Dean, run out ........ .. Robinson, b F. Murray .... .. 3 Gunther, c K. Webb, b H. Barber 1 Baxter, sen., not out .. ...... 2 Reynolds, Ted, b P. Thornell .... 2 Plowman, Dr., b P. Thornell .... 0 Gregory, Les., b P. Thornell .... 0 Kennedy, absent .. .... .. .0 Ellis, absent'.. .. Total........
Taking over a Road. COUNCIL DIVIDED ON THE QUESTION. A BENEFIT TO THE RATEPAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
Taking over a Road. COUNCIL DIVIDED ON THE QUESTION. A BENEFIT TO THE RATE PAYERS. At the last meeting of the Frank ston and Hastings council, Cr Cole - presented a numerously signed. petition asking the council to take" over Crescent road, Tyabb. Cr Cole said that the road was in a unique position, as by usihg 't a mile of other shire road was saved. The road was about 55 chains, and the ratepayers had already spent money on it, to the extent of £7 or £8. It was a private road, and the matter was rather a queer one to deal with. A couple of culverts had been put in some years ago, l and since then both had been decked with railway sleepers. He thouglt the road could be taken over with advantage to the council and ratepayers, and by as doing the council would really be sating another road as well. Cr Murray: The: council has already agreed that roads sleould be in a certain state of improvement before being taken over, and in the face of the refusal to take over a I road at Hastings...
CRICKET. MOONEE PONDS TEAM AT SOMERVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
CRICKET. MOONEE PONDS TEAM AT SOMERVILLE. A team of cricketers from Moonee Ponds visited' Fommirvillo at Easter, playing matches on Good Friday and Easter Saturday, play commencing both days at 1 The first match was easily won by the visitors, scoring 154 to 54. The return match was played on Saturday, but had to be abandoned on account of rain. What promised to be a most success fil concert and dance in the evening was completely spoit by the wet, boisterous weather, although quite a number braved the elements. The chairman, Cr Chas. Murray, welcomed th+team in a neatly worded speech, and M1r Taylor thanked them for their evening's entertainment, Mr H. Croft seconding. The visitors returned to the city on Monday morning. Scores: First Match.. M0ooNEE PoIDS. T. Snowden, c F. Gregory, b Murray 9 Carl Ryan; b C. Thornell ... 14 C.'Musgtfoe. b Murray ... 12 A. Ryan, c Martin, b Murray 2 S.Duncan, b Mlurray ... 10 C. Todd, b Thornell . ... 11 C. Johns, b Thornell ... 31 B. McDonald, b T...
DROMANA. CHURCH OF ENGLAND CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
DROMANA. CIHURCII OF ENGLAND CONCERT. The annual concert in connection with St. Mark's Church of England was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Easter Monday night. Dr Weld, who is an enthusiastic supporter of the church, discharged the duties of chairtman in his usual capable manner. From the start matters went with a swing, and the hearty and vigorous applause by the large audience showed that the efflrts of the performers had hit the public taste. The fo'lowing was the programme :-Pianoforte solo, Mr Athol Stone; song "Snowy Brcasted Pearl," Mr A. G. Lester (encore, 'Annie Laurie); song 'Idle Words,' Miss Kidgell (encore, 'The Rosary') ; song 'Tom Brown,' Mr Glasson (encote); song 'Mary of Argyle,' Mrs Stewart (encore 'Ye Ilanks and Braes'); song comic, Mr Eyre. This was greeted with thun derous applause an:d the singer had to respond with an encore ; song 'My Dear Soul,' Mr A. G. L,'ster (encored); song 'Hearts of Oak,' Mr Moyle (encored); song 'Down in the Forest,' Aliss Weldo...
LANGWARRIN PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
LANGWARRIN PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. There was a good attendance at the fortnightly meeting of-the 'Progress I.Association,' he eld~.,P Monday evening, April ist, when several important matters were dealt with. The Railway Depart ment wrote, stating that the re quest to instal a telephone at the local railway station would re ceive consideration.-A letter was received from the -Mutual Im provement Association, urging the amalgamation of the two so cieties. It was resolved that the Mutual be informed that the Progress would always work ami cably with them in anything tend ing to the welfare of the district. Cr. Lloyd moved in-the direction of fixing a boundary inside which the association would consider it their place to give attention, a radius of four miles from the school being suggested; persons living in this radius are invited to join the Association; and help in pushing. on urgent works. *Cr. Lloyd also moved that the -Association find out whether a piece of land abutting on the s...
Westernport Progress Association. IMPORTANT BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
Westernport Progress As sociation. IMPORTANT BUSINESS. .A meeting of the executive committee was held at the C. of E. schoolroom on April 4th. Pre sent: Mr. J. L. Parkes, J.P., pre sident (in the chair), Crs. Alden, and Parrott, Messr. Mlairs, Greive,Hoban,Stockton, \Voolley, Davis, Edwards, Wilding, and Peddle, with Dr. Plowman and Mr. Derhamn, hon. sees. The minutes of tile previous meeting were read and confirmed A letter was read from the Sec retary of the Defence Department, concerning the use of the drill shed at Hastings. The hon. sec. was instructed to further write to the Department on the subject. A letter was read from the Secre tary of the Postmaster-General's Department, re improvement of the P.O. at.Hastings. It stated that the matter had been "referred for attention to the Deputy Post master-General at - Melbourne, who will furnish a reply." A letter was read from the Sec retary of Public W\orks, addressed to the Hon. A. Downward, M.L.A. stating that "a suitable date ...
THE CAPACITY OF THE HARBOR OF PORT WESTERN. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
THE CAPACITY OF THE HARBOR OF PORT W\ESTERN, TO THE EDITOR. Sir,-The fol owing appeared in the Argos of April 17th in conection with the appalling 'Titanic' disaster. 'On this (the British) side of the sea, in spite of all the dredging in and off the Mersey, no ship drawing more than 30ft can yet venture up the Liverpool landiog stage at low water; and the Olympic and Titantic will not be able to enter their terminal port, South hampton, drawing more than 34 ft even when the latest dredgi.g scheme has been carried out.' It may interest your readers to know that the Titanic and her siter ship, the Olympic, could have ste med abreast, 5 cables apart, from the et. trance of Port. Western, to off Stindy Point within the harbor on a mathe. riatically straight line ; a distance of more than 10 miles. They could.then have proceed to Crib Point, a dists::o, of nearly five miles, and anchorecl some thr. e..hundred ftlhoms from the water's edgo. They could after wards have steamed northward h...
OUR LETTER BOX. (We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by correspondents). THE SOMERVILLE LAMP AGAIN. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
OUR LETTER BOX. (We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed -by corres pondents). THE SOMERVILLE LAMP AGAIN. TIO THE EDITOR. Sir,-That lamp in Somerville which has caused so much discussion as to who broke it, again lies in ruins. On the previous mishap your corres pondent said it was the hoodlums who did it. A.C.W.-who was evidently in the know- said it was'not, but the contractor, who did it. This the latter denied, and demanded an apology from A.C.W., which I have not yet seen. When tendering his apology to the contractor, A.CW. may as well state how the lamp got broken- this time, and thus relieve the tension the inhabitants feel over this mysterious affair. Yours etc., '"THE BROKEN LAMP," Somerville, 16 1 4 '12.
Somerville Fruitgrowers' Association. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
Somerville Fruitgrowers' Association. MONTHLY MEETING. The monthly meeting of the Somerville Fruitgrowers' Asso ciation was held in the Mechanics' Hall on Monday week, Cr. G. Griffeth occupied the chair. Busi ness arising out of the minutes was the cool store locally. This it was decided to leave over to a fuller meeting. A letter was read from Mr. W. Gregory, acknowledging the fruit sent by the Asociation to the Rag ged Boys' Home, Frankston. A letter was read from the Vic torian Central Association, asking if the ,inspection of -fruit;at,;the' local station was satisfactory.- It was decided to reply in the affirm ative. So satisfactory has been the whole business that Cr. Grif feth was compelled to withdraw his strong objections, stating that his fears had not been realised. The Railway Department wrote, stating that owing to the variation in the quantities of fruit sent away daily from the local station it was impossible to ar range for 'the exact quantity of Louvre trucks. An ef...
TYABB. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
TYABB. The annual Imecting of the TyalIb football club was held cn MondLVy ovenincg last. The President, Mr IL. T. Noble, was icn the ch-.ir,. and there were thiren -uthers- present., Tlhe balance sheet ihcwed a credit of £4 Os 9d. Mr Nob'o was re-elected president; Mr D. Lon-muir ina clecfed secrettary, and Mr R. W. Slo combe treasurer; Meosrs WV. Long muir and J. T. Baker were re elected vice-presidents, and the usual large number of p ttrons was uppicinted. The names of twenty-two intending and likely players woere submittel, and with a view toc securing muore members a practice match will be played this afternoon, andl another meetjcg will be lhold on Monday evenirg next. As will he seen per advertisement, the competition iii elocution at Tytbb which had to be po'tponed owing to bdl weather on Gth inst, will take place to night. Inter ding competitors are advised to hand in their names to the secretary cs early its possbbo today.
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
* GENERAL. ' The President reported that he had interviewed Inspector Urqhart . concerning the fencing at the Mr ornington station, and he would e see about removing the fence as f desired if it were found necessary. Cr Campbell asked the position re cattle being a menace on roads outside ranger's radius. -Cr Flood: The ratepayers can impound the cattle themselves.-Cr Campbell: Right, then 16 head of horses will go in to-morrow. Constable Stephens reported re complaint made at previous meet ing, concerning the bad behavior of lads on Fishermen's Bend, and stated the charges made were grossly exaggerated, and on en quiring there was found to be no substantiation. Accounts amounting to £340 19s 5d were passed for payment, on the motion of Crs Lobb and Flood. Cr Stephens drew attention to bad holes near Doherty's slaughter yards, and.Cr Campbell directed attention to a couple of bad places on main Frankston road near Mr Grice's entrance.-It was decided to send a man to repair same. Cr ...
Frankston Football Club. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
Frankston Football Club. ANNUAL MEETING. There was a lalge attendance at the annual meeting of the Frank ston Football club, held in the Mo chanics', Frankston, on 10th inst, DrLMaxwell (president)_soccupying the chair. The balance sheet for the pre vious season was adopted, showing a credit balance of a few shillings, after an expenditure of £102. The statement was considered very satisfactory, and the secretary and auditors were complimented on the trouble they had taken in con-t neetion with same. The election of office-bearers resulted as follows :-President, Dr Maxwell ; Vice-presidents, Crs Ritchie and Oates ; Patrons, Messrs I H. B. Hanton, C. Tait, H. Collins, L. N. Utber, Baxter, G. W. Wells, t R. Wells, S. Lawrey, C. Grant. J. Grice, AI. Jacobs, M. Gregory, W. 1 O'Grady, S. Sherlock, C.G.V. Wil- I liams, Dr Plowman ; Secretary, Mr I E. K. McComb (re-elected) ; Trea- I surer, Mr M. Brody; general com- t mittee, Messrs Worrall, Willox, Shannon, A. Box, Baxter, jun. Pettit, E...
Toot Your Own Horn. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
Toot Your Own Horn. A hen is not supposed to have much common sense. or tact, yet every time she lays' an egg she cackles forth the fact. A rooster hasn't got-a-lot of in tellect to show, but none the less most roosters have enough good sense to crow. "The nulo tho':most despissed ;of beasts, has a presistent :way of letting people know he's around by his insistentbray. The busy little bees they buzz, bulls bellow and cows moo, and watch-dogs bark and ganders quack and doves and pigeons coo. The peacock spreads his tail and squawks; pigs squeal and robins sing, and even serpents know en ough to hiss before they eting. But man, the greatest masterpiece that Nature could devise, will often stop anl hesitate before he'll. advertise I
Close Seasons. LIST OF GAME AND NATIVE GAME PROTECTED IN VICTORIA. Under the Second and Third Schedules of the Game Act 1890. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
Close Seasonrs LIST OF GAME AND NATIVE GAME PROTECTED IN VICTORIA. Under the Second and Third Pchedules of the Game Act 1890. THE WHOLE TEAL - All Austraian Fauna (with the exception of Snakes) in the' National Parks and Public Gardens Acanthinse or Tits. Babblers, Bears (see Native Bears), Bee-eaters, Black Cocka tcos, Black Swans, Black-tailed or Rock Pebbler Parrots, lircng-winged and other. wild pigeone, Bustard .or Wild Turkey Californian . Quail,: Caterpillar.catcl'ers, Chats (see Ephthianuras), Coach.whip Birds, Cockatoos, black, Cranes-all birds known as Cranes, such as Herons, Egret,, Ac. (except the Native-Companion or Aus.a .ralian Crane), Cuckoos, Cuekoo.shrikes, Surlews (see Southern itone Plover, &e.) user, Doves, J.iva Turtle,' Doves Wild Egr?ts (see Cranes, &o.), Emuss, Ephthias,. urns or Chats, Fan.tails, Fly-catcher-, Frogmouth or Podargus and Mopokes, Graucalus Family, all members of, Herons (tee Cranes), ibis, Java-Turtle Doves, Kangaroos, Black-f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
VW HY tFear Bush Fires ? - HY Waste money on unnecessary Paint? W HY not use the sand on your Property to the Sbcst-advantage ? W Y Pay exorbitant prices for wooden. buildings when I can Build to suit in any Style, Shape or Size ? Cool, Durable, Cement, Brick PBuildings at 20 per cent Cheaper than Wood, Guaranteed Waterproof and D-ampproof, and only the best of English Cement used. Call or Write for Estimates. Silos a Speciality GEO. FREEMAN, Builder, -R O S E B U D. e---P. STANWAY, LEADING LADY'S AND GENTLEMEN'S -TAILOR,-- 62, 64, 66 SWANSTON STREET, MELBOURNE; The Best Quality of Goods at Reasonable Prices. FIT, STTLE, PRICE AND QUALITY OF GOODS A FEATURE Drop me a Post Card and I will ca!i on you immediately TeL 1T7 City A NNEAR BROS. (Late Jae, TNoble) - Railway Store, Mornington. GROCERIES. STANDARD-The Best QUALITY--The Freshest PRICE-The Lowest BOOTS AND SHOES Of All Kinds and Prices STYLE-The Latest DRAPERY & MILLINERY U.-TO-DATE and STYLISH. See our Flanneletter, Fl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 20 April 1912
W. P. FAIRLA',~ , AUCTIONEER, CIErt.TE?-HAM. List of Sales. T..caav. Apri: I.--F;nritare, Jirkers, j l?ira ; li hett. ed?_ ay, a'l "--!I-Fmrnitnre at 'tarnte _.e!,, Alprl - r'th-lkntc.igh, lorde?. Lr'r. Drav. Imtot-rPl-nt. We~r:!'ay..1ay I-SAtlMenbme, Furnituro Tura.-way, M.ay ?--(Crrm . iIIroe, lirry, JinL.r. lmihmlents We'1 rhy. s Mayv -( ehltenlh.m, .I acres ,r"-hl. 13 s3t-res .arkTt garden. Top P?-ea. L-w Advernis.ing. TFmpt Stilt-ment. THIURSDAY, MAY 2nd. M.IN I DRAIN IOAD, NTH. CARRUM Qun -.eunt FOUT lROS. W. P. FAIRLAM, Auetiw-emr. Cheltenham. in conjunction with D. WHITE, will sell by public auction ' =h t htbidder 3 hogt rrasght . draught stfalion "Botaie Carmle," light hba col by 'l-ring Star." 4 ton brnuli tyre lorryt. market lrav. first-clan. jin 7aer. McCormick seed drill land reaper and binder. double section rnltr. spring toeth cultivator. ;l.ulle ose plow, Cockslut plow, scarifier giant potato planter. level harrows. hier-. dray, and jinker harne-s, market 5arden too...