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CHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 15 November 1890
- CHIPS: There'is anl impressin aibioad that the occupation of thekParliannentariani is gone, with the appointment of the ." Railway Standing Committee.' ;It; is ltd be hoped that the tlbbyist' adt has received his death- blov thereby; but then the question arises if :the lobbyist be dead, and if Parliament he composed of lobbyists, is not, Parlia ment itself dlead ? Som'ethin? of this' kindi was said when patronage was taken away from honorable members by the passing of the Acts appointing the Public Service and Railway Com aiissioners, but here also prophecies were, not fulfilled. The professional parlimentarian who :has an axe to grind has as many lives, and: his ways are as devious' and peculiar as those of the "Heathen l'hince," and short odds iniay be taken that log rolling ,will be continued in some slhape or other., But apart from all such consideration, the appointment of ai Standing Cominitee, whoseduty, it is. to take evidence about each projected railnay, -in open court,...
FRUIT GROWING INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 15 November 1890
FRUIT GROWING INDUSTRCY. An orchardist' at San JTose, Califor nia, who has had expeirience in dealing with the' Codlin Mloth pest, writes thlat ho hhassuccessfully tried a very. simple method of destroying the insects., AL, diiuall.-fraine oi boards vith a surfiace'" iidiple of feet square This is coited ion.both sides with-. any igft: sticky` substaince which had. a body sulicicntinot:oto runA. minixttre of: three parts'of inol isses 'and one of rosia;u: ulswrs. 1.v iryi well. .Ii the centrc is is place. tor.r alihmp. The codlin moth only lies at nigiht. The lamp should be lighted at t dusk and then thie trees,. gently shaken o in ordcer' to start ;the moths firom their rosting plaice'c. Two frames used to each lamp, being held in an -upright positioi; as close to theo light as possible? The' moth' iupon being disturbed tl v at once towards the lighit.`' Theirn' flight is :always in a circular coiirse, and hence.they are almost certnii to come in contact with the sticky surface of ...
MOORABBIN. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
p "'OUlABBIN. Meet in the Shire T?all, South Brighton. J first Monday in each month. - 1 PRESIDENT' :' COUNCILLORS North Ridin W. ;G. Bergeassi Hon;T. Y Be? .... lie,.F. Hollier. r:c.t, South' Riding ' . L ali, Smith, E;c'?L. Vale, Ed:. Nicholls: '" Eai?t Riding- D. McSwain, B. Mill?1 F e .n? . LePage ) ". " .." West Riding ~. J. . Daly, D. Abbot. E. Jvti rj-Joha Keje.
FLINDERS AND KANGERONG. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
FLINDER8iAND KANGERONe ' Meets at Dromana-the last Saturday in I A::*> ' . each;month. -' - . SB . ,?P NT: . S . A. Downward,. J.P.i . ,-:.! COUNCILLooS: East Riding -.: Hurley, .A., Down" S'"ward, -.P.; R. Stanley. "... Centroi Ridinig '-'Baldry, J C • ? . "*'"-:' G flthes,'W;.Brown.-.. ',., West Ridin'g- Wils qr.. AnRderson SECrETABRT: Peter Nowlan., , T tBBAB zEE :.i '-". . *i; i ...T.. B..M mitz.*. -**-.
SHIRES' DIRECTORY. MORNINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
SSHIRES'. _,DIRECTORY. S 'MORNINGTON.',, Meets in Morninigton ,Shire Hall the Saturday before full moon. PRESIDEN: :" . C. Sositer.' J.P. " " COUNCILLORS : North Riding--J. D. Box, C. Souter, J.P., and C. J. Fox (Frankston). East Riding-H. H. Peddle (Hastings), J. Sawyer (Mornington), T. Thornel 'Vest,,idinAT.g E. Adams, A. Downward, J:P VW. M. Irvine, J.P. (Mornington). SECRETARY AND ENGINEER: H E;Moors (Mointioto)".
Mornington Standard. "Not timidly, nor rashly." PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING. 22nd NOVEMBER, 1890. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
Not timidl, nor rashly.". - PUBLISHED EVERY BATURDAY MORNING. 22nd NOWEMREBL ;1890. Amongst the many industries that are rapidly eoming to the front ranks is that of. dairy -produce. !" Of : late years the residents of Australasia have been looking to foreign. parts, for ..a mnarket for their 'surplus produce. Experiments 'have been successfully carried out in the exportation of fruit andbutter, each of which have been successfully conveyed and placed on the. Engish market at satisfactory prices, provmg that in these par ticular lines there is a good field for those who are enterprising enough to carry those experiments into practice. In this particular line or industry our own district affords special advantages. Large tracts of land throughout the peninsula are splendidly adapted for grazing purposes, and the nearness to market and the rapid means of transit are points especially in its favor.: The following figures from Mr Hayter's statistics will be read ivith iriterest and will...
ITEMS OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
ITI'EZS , OF NEJVS. -4--e---. :Tenders ise invited bhythe Morii?'nton Shire returnable Monday; next. .Culvert Dandenong road, works Scotts' road, Cranbourne road, Den4am's road: (Jones' road, Sheppard's road, 'and White's road. East Riding works at Mornington and Hastings. road, do Mornington and Hast ings road West Riding, works Bungowcr road East and West Ridings. Works Loders road, Coolart road near Firth's, works at Quary and Turner's road, fencing at Mornington Park, and night service at Frankston and Mornington townships. The drainage works at Frankston have been commenced in Playno street, and during the week fair prograss has been made. A portion of the bluestonoe channel has been dBne, and the work of removing' the earth to receive the drain pipes has been done. The work of asphalting the footpaths isalmost completed. On Tuesday evening next it is the intention of the members of the local I.O.R. Tent Social to tender to their late secretary Bro J. McComb Is farewell social,...
MORNINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
MOSEIN GTON.. (Fitsro OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) ' WVith the approach of the summer season ageneralpainting and cleansing of premises takes place in the township, not to be behind hand, and to add to the genieral attractiveness of the place, the council have bhad all feities'and guard posts etc. under their control painted white, so that now the Point presents a cleanly and taking appear anuce. The street channels have also been attended to, and only now require an occasional sweeping once or twice a week to keep them clean' and .prevent the accumulation of dust and rubbish. ' Mr Coates the contractor for the jetty is pushing on with the work, and bas finished pile driving, all hands now being now busily engaged in putting .down the decking on the last extension f. 56,feet; which nowivCiiMes-thejetty 100 feet longer than previous, and should provide ample room, for the ex cursioni steamer during the summer its well,. as providing a pleasant pro menade for visitors. The Baptist associat...
DROMANA. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
D1ROlYd.1A &lt;U! The annual piclu of the local Literary: Association took :place at Cape Schanck on the Prince of Wales Birthday; Nov '10th. With the ex ception, ofEoneheavyf shower of rain the eather as l good :'and the picuickers to tihe number ?.of over one hundred, thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The inidefatigabi dconmiittec of' he Mcclhanic' :Institute,.. are, making arrangements for holding another entertiinimeht on Friday : te 28th inst., in aid of the: funds of the In stitute and they hope for the support of the public on the occasion. These entertainments have been given .every month during the wiiter, and have proved a source,of benefit both to the. Institute ,and ' to- those "who. .have attended them.,-: Mr Inspector Carlewis of the -Ed ucation Department conducted the annual result examiination of 'the Dioinana' State' sChool on Friday last. The day was a dreadful one as regards weather, the rain pouring incessautly, but every, child was. in, attendance. This fa...
FRANKSTON WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
JIRANKSTON WESLEYAN SUN DAY SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY: On Sunday last tleo anniversary services of the above was preachedby the Rev. C:2Reed, of Mordialloc?: The church'ihad-beeii -tastefully 'de'cbratd with flowers and presented a most attractive appearance j:The congrega tions were' large and appreciative ones both morning and evening, and the Rev. gentlemen. was attentively lis tened to; In the afternoon a flower service was held, each child :bringing with them a liunch of flowers vhich had a very pretty effect. On Monday evening the public tea : meeting was held in the schoolroom, :previous to which, a Sunday, School pic-nic was given in the.Frankston Park, to the scholars of the Sunday School.' The usual pie-iie games were indulged in, and several racing competitions foe prizes took place amongst the children At the festive tea subsequently held, in the schoolroom, there iwas also a good attendance. The tea tables being ably presided over by Misses McComb, Cook, Renouf, L. Lawrey, A. ...
FLINDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
.!,...7: A.. I. INDRS R&'',. . • ' -9t---. (FRio oUR OWNI COiREBSONDENTr)"'( One of the -most dangerous places to walk '"in-is°: th: e'RFlidiifn r"e 'eietr: Snakes abound in the long thick grass, 'Rnd those who visit the graves of their departed friends run considerable risk im doiii"g so. Two 'ori tliree niarrow escapes have oceiirred,"ihd on Saturday last a little girl, after placing a floral tribute on a grave, actually trod upon adlarge reptile which was coiled up iii' the undergrowth, and for some little time afterwards, owing: to the conse ,quent fright "and exciteienti it was a matter of paififui uincertainty as to whether or not the poor child had been bitten. Will the public coiimc to the aid of the trustees and help them to clear and render free from sucli danger, the last resting place of the remains of those who are so dear to memory.. I bqlievd 'the' trustees are"- Messrs .T. Barker , J.P., .:.W. Brown, Jas. -Kennedy and ?.i C.° Brent:' . The aunnual meeting of ...
ODDS AND ENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
ODDS "AND E D.SlS Youn min ni-"Is it trute, Doctor, that smolking cigirettes ends to?softeii the brain ? " PPhysiciani" There is. a belief to that ifttect t :bit it all "iiur boasted moderin appliances itan never be verified." Young mani-" Why, Doctor?" Physiciari ' Bicl?ause nobody with :brains .'ver smoke tlien."' " Master `(to his? apprentice after a drq}hhing)-,, "t 'gives 'meirea1?ip'inm to" th rash youi., so often"i i:Apprentices " Indeed 1'. Pi ins you? i .esti Then let's Thave anotbh r'jidiq, " :
FISH MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
FISH MARKET. The following is the fish report for the week ending 15th November :-The supply consisted of-Fish, 4,047 baskets; crayfish 46? doz.; oysters, 288 bags; ducks, .7 couple; turkeys, tame, 35 brace;' hrres, 72 .brace; wild fowl, 26 brace; rabbits, 7,278 pairs. The following prices were realised :-Barracoutta, Ga. Gd. to 13s. per basket; bream, 4s. to 11s do.; gatrfish, 5s. to 20s. do.; ludrick, :s. to Ss. do.; mullet, 3s. to 10s. do.; perch, 78. to 11s. do.; pike, 15s. to 26s. do.; pilchards, Is. to 3s. Gd. do.; silverfish, 5s. to 10s. do.; salmon, 2s. Gd. to 12s. do.; strangers, Is. to 4s. do.; trout, 3s. Gd. to 13s. do.; whiting, 20s. to 30s. do.; .lurray cod, and perch, 2d. to 4d. per lb.; l'Lawns, is. to 3s..,Gd per gallon; crayfish, 5s 'o 16s. per doz.; flounders, 4s. to 14s. do.; smoked .fish, 2s. to 3s. do.; schnapper. 3s. to Gs. each; ld. to 2,d. per lb.; oysters, 10s. to 40s. per bag; fowls, 4s, to 4s. Gd. per couple; turkeys, tame, 7s. to 17s. :Gd. per couple;l ha...
LOCAL MARKETS. DANDENONG. Tuesday; 18th November [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
LOCAL MARK.rTS. DANDENONlG. Tuesday; 18th lovember Howard and Scott report:-Dairy cattle : A large supply, very few good cows being yarded; inferior qualities were hard to quit, but prices all around show httle alteration. Best milkers sold to £7 10s. Stoe cows and young stock were well represented, the demand was decidedly weaker and prices showed a downward tendency. Pigs: A good supply of all descriptions, late quotations being fully maintained, there is still a strong demand for good store pigs. Calves: A heavy supplyand prices weaker; 160 lambs made a satisfactory figure. They also report having held a sale of stock at Cowes, Philip Island,.when a fair number were disposed of at full market rates.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
Excelsior -v ..Frankston. -: Excelsior Tearn will be chosei from the follow ig 'wvh0o are "requestcd to be on the'i ground at 1.30 p.m. sharp:--Box' (3), Bentick, iCroskell, :Deanoe, Dalnan, McComb, Oliver, Patterson, Robinson' Sivyew. '?rankstoii? team:--Rey~olds.' C-' Bentick, Sadlier, Kelso,, Box,' Baxtei (2), Moulday, McCullock,.:: Thomas Kinrad, Dean, Mason, Box. An'" illustrious painter who .was, travellihg. was iiivited to dine ivlth a wealthy merchant.: I."I had ason myself ,who was passionately devoted to art," said his, host, " aid'I sent him, to Pais·-hiiere li wais for te? years? , studying in the atcdie" of the famous Crespasson.'. Ahah-nq wais lhe suc-. .cessful ?"?'" Successfuiil -Sir, at this moment lie oivnsa'the .'gecnd larges' facto?y E Oii tificiai'lfert li.ers in ,th". country !"
METEOROLOGICAL REPORT. Frankston, November 21, 1890. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
METEOROLOGICAL REPORT. Frailkston, November 21, 1890. ilaroi,. Attchd. Temli'ture Of Air. Ralli iDate. ealcvel.Therm.:: MIax. MIiu. all. Nov. 15, 29.92 76deg 6ldeg 4Ideg 0..46 ,, 10,30.09 "81-,, 70 ;, .6 ,, nil. ,"17, 30.I'?7 ,, '65 ,, 45 ,, 0.08; S18, 30.21 S ,, 6,, 45 ,. nil. S19, 30.01 90 ,, 67 ,. 45,, nil. ,, 20, 30.16 X5 ,, 66,, 149 ,, nil.h 21,'- 33.2:179.,,- 67 ,;' 45 ,, nil. Total rainfall :for' thel ?eck .ending the 21th November, 1890-0.49 inches. Barometer rising. ,i. GRASSET.
SORRENTO. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
(FRO 1 O WUNSO CI RRESPONDUNT) Business has been vcry -quiet during this week, very few people. coming down by; ,,steamer, ,but" the;:pros eecct of" tbel hot weather eomimg:on, arid th Ozone ?unimig every d should make things more lively,,no, 'doubtJ the?late "strike is thlicause, to: a great extecft of the simil:numnber of visitors up till nooni Tenders are to be.opoiicdon Saiturdai for tli'i1frduit1stdll in'the Ocnar?.'-.Pli also waiting rooms at each end of tramway.' ':I eWdi tlio couei'cil lihave':iokeup '.to theinecessity ofpiutting the roaidesin a :passable state, this, should -have; been done three months ago, to have mi'ade a proper job of them. Gentlemen' are reminded thlat the ball for. the benefit of the Alfred. Hospital will be held on the 28th inst. A Aun mvitation military ball will be held :at the Mechanies' i Institute. on' December llth. , . .! Tlih?Marqiuis ofLo'riie' m"fin itioi ing the mixture of racets yin Canada, says that.. whenhe first expressed; a wish to se...
HASTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 22 November 1890
HASTINGS. As ,an evidence: that this ; neighbor linehood is attracting attention outside the district, as a piece of land has been purchased froil mrs IWatson, and it is the intention of the purchaser to utilise it for the purpose of growing of oranges. We. wish the gentlenman eve:y success, and see no reason why his undertaking should not be, avelr remunerativee one. The land around Hastings should be well adapted for fruit growing, and we believe as it becomes better known large numbers will . settle: there for, that purpose. In aecordaice' with 'previoius arrange ments, the Hastings: Battery met for artillety practice with the-40 pounder Armstrong guns. Capt G. A., Eddy, Acting Adjutant was in cominmand. ' The range had been reduced fromn 4000yards to 1500 yards as it was thought that the former range was too lgil 'g . one' for beginners. A barrel with a red flag had been moored as a target, and some very fair shooting took place, the shots falling in :excellent 'line.: Taking al...