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The Stud. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
. The iStud., ! , .The following stallions are adver tisedd in THE STAiDARD -to stand " this season,:and particulare are given ully i in the notices on our fourth page: W. J. Bakers 13.3 pony, Glengarry. C. Unthank- and Soins' :Clydesdale, Heather Jock, and also Larry., T. H: Sage's Pagliacci; a descendant of the famous Panic. TV. Firth's Clydesdale, Young Sir Andrew. W. Cairns' Roadster, Tit Willow. H Gamble's Gai ry's Pride, 14.1 W. Ingwersen's trotter, Gladiator.
Surprise Ball at Dromana. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
Surprise Bail at Drornana. ---- •o .It is4fui?Wevident that aiball can be worked 'up at very short nosice in DromnanaD On Monday night last two iMorningtonites (Mesrs 1.. Schleebs and J. BIurnell) accompanied by MIr Stanley, a first class musician from Melbourne, joinneyed out with the in tentlon of bein; present t a -Ir J. Murphy's send off, but arrived too late on rccount of a delay: oc the road. Not to be denied of a niglit's fun, they orga;nised.a ball, and in a very short time about 30 couples assembled and a really enjoyiable time was spent,. the conmpany di.persitrg at daybreak.
Juvenile Rechabites. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
AJuvenile- Rechabites?" =The:-Hop4 6f Droman- dTent No. ! 139 IO .t,;celobratied its 30th an niversary ihi the MIechanics' Institute i on -Friday, 26th November, by an entertainiment, consisting'. of songs, recitations, .tableaux, dialogues, and cluib swinging, readered by Messrs Wyatt, Bainbridge, WT. It Patterson, McLea, Riigg, Joyes, OCl?ydesdale, Fox, Counsel, Dyson and Jones, and Mes dames Henderson, Ault, . Adams, Cha'pman. Joyes, Singleton and -'ud duck' During an interval in the programme the Senior Superintendent reported the membership as 31 with funds amounting to .£o5 2s lOd, and made an ruentF; appeal for the parents'. assistance in getting the members to study temperance physiology and coin, pete at the coming examinutions. The thanks of the members are accorded Sister Violet Rudduck for arranging all the details, and to Brothlsr Joyes and Chlapniatri for assisinag her if decorating the hall so beautifully.
RELIEF WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
RELIEF WORK,' . The story of Dr. Sheldon's Di?estivs Tabules can be told in a wor d. They actu ally do the work that the weak and wasted stomachl is unable to do. and allow it to recuperate and regain its strength.-- They contain sall the essential properties that the gastric juice and other digestive fluids do, an they digest the food justas a sound and well stomach would. They relieve the stomaehb just as one rested and re freshed workman'relieves the one on duty that is tired aud worn, and nature, does her own work of restoration. It ;s. a simple natural process that a child can understand. You can eat all you want witihcutfear of results. Dr. Sheldea'sDis g.Ostive Tabules a-e sold.sat S&lt;Gd- noroitin of 80 Tabhilp. O btainable at E. ?Biddci.c Dromana.
Sunday School Picnic. ST. PETER'S, MORNINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
Sunday School Picnic. ST. PETER'S, MORNINGTON. St. Peter's Sunday school, Mhorn ington, held their annual picnic on the old time date-the first Wednesday in December-and the function passed off with great success. uMr and Mrs Jackson, of "'Sunnyside,' invited the scholars to their Park for the occasion --an ideal place for a :unday school picnic. The grounds were fresh after the heavy rain the night before, and it would have been diflicult to get better weather or a more enjoyable place. Mr Summerland, the ,uperintendent, and the Sunday school secretary, Miss Farley, together with Mrs Goiman and Mrs Foster, were indefatigable in their endeavours for the occasion. The various races were run off under the superintendence of Messrs Doherty, Doreo, Parsons, ('lark and Sparks, when every scholar of every age had a fair race. The infants each had a dip in a bran pie, which was presented by Mr Summerland, to the delight of all the small boys and girls. Mr Jackson, who returned early from M...
HOW TO HELP YOUR DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
HOW TO HELP YOUR DISTRIC'. Talk about it Write shout it Buy all you can in it Remembher that byassistin gtradespeople you help the place along Purchnse and assies your LocAL -PAER for by so doing you further the best into rests of the Peninsula Treat stran,-ers with the utmost courtesy and hospitality, so that they may take away good impressions Elect 'god reliab:e men to all public positions, not because they strnm them-. selves for popularity, but on eccount of their stamina and trustworthiness Keep the money in the place. Sell all you can and Ihy all yon can at horne. The men who have invested in stores. workshops and other business places are building up the district, and they should ally the m?1NTEsR.
PENINSULA COMPETITION. BALNARRING BEAT TYABB. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
PENINSULA CO?IETITIO' .. SBALNARRING BEAT TYABB. Balnairing and Tyabb snet at Bal narring.last Saturday, and the former won by 53 runs. Tyabb won the toss and halted first. They wre.' all dis poaed of for 114 in two.hours. H. Denham was the only batsman to make a stand, scoring 29, his being the last wicket to fall. O:hers who reached doibl'e figures were Hi.: Noble 17, J. Grant 14, WV. Baker 14. Wil lis, who was not tried till late in the innings, showed he has riot forgotten how to towl, by taking 4 wickets-for 21 runs. B3alnarring then .batted, and Delaney made things lively right from the start., scoring 81 in very quick time. Time first chance he gave was tasily taken by Denham at sec ond slip. Included in Delaney's score were 20 boundary hits. - Tyabb's total was passed with 4 wickecs down after an hour's play. The only other batsman to reach double figures was Phil Vansuyeln, who made 26 by forceful play. Unthank secured the bowlhng hoiors, with four wickets for 20 runs. Scor...
Our Letter Box. (We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by correspondents.) FLIDERS-BI[?]TERN MOTOR SERVICE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE STANDARD [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
Our Letteri: Box. (We an not necessarily-ident'fy our?e?les with the opinions expressed by cornapondents) FLIDERS-BII TERN MOTOR SERVICE. TO TUE EDITOR OF THE STANDARD Sir,-In the coluinns of your paper of Saturday last, I noticed a paragraph stating that the motor coach .hich I am purchasing was to commence run ning between Bittern and Fiinders on this date. This I may say is incor rect, as I have not yet obtained de livery of the coach from the makers. I hope to be able to start this service very shortly-probably on or about Saturday next, but I cannot yet bind myself to a definite date. I must thank you for your kindly notice of my venturce in the STA.D.aD, and I fully recognise that you had every reason to suppose your information, to be correct, as it had become generally understood (certainly not by my authority) that the motor was to com mence running to day. Thanking you in anticipation for allowing space for this correction.-I am, &e., JOHN BOYD.
Make Your District Known. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
Make Your District Known. Concerning some ptrta of the district. news come; but seldom. This is not the fault of the Editor, for behas no miracul ouspower of knowing what is happening in all the placee in the araaof circulation. It is the fault of resiaents in the silent places. WVill some man or woman take the mat. ter in hand and cause the silence to cease. If no one else is doing it for your dis. trict, will YOU try on the LINES ? Send accounts of public and social events in your township or neighborhood, such as weldiugs, deaths, accidents. con corts, natters liuching the industies. etc.' Write your name in some corner;' not for printing, but to prove good faith. Write the names of persons very dis tinctly. Do not bothel about grammar or spell. ing; it io the Editor's work to Icok after these trifles. Write on one side of the paper only. Give information, but let criticism n'one
Diamond Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
Diamond .Wedding. pleasant family gatherihg. was held at "Glenholm," Dromana, on "November 22, in celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of Mr and Mrs Walter Gibson's wedding. Mr Gibson was born in Wiston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, on September 23, 1829; and Mrs Gibson in Peebles, Scotland, on September 29 of the same year. DMr Gibson arrived in Victoria in 1859, and went to reside at Dromana, where lie rented land from Mr W. J. T. Clarke, and- has resided there ever since with his family. He followec the occupation of farmer and contrac tor, in which he had been very success ful ; he now owns a large area of free hold land in Dromana, and his resi dence, "Glenholm," is well known. Mr and iMrs Gordon have had a family of 11 children-five sons and six daughters-10 of whom are alive to-day, seven married and three single. They have 31 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. The health of Mr and ?'rs. Gibson was proposed by Councillor Springhall, of Coburg. During the evening Mr Gibso...
St. Andrew's Church, Somerville. PATRONAL FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
St. Andrew's Church, Somerville. PATRONAL FESTIVAL The patronal'festival in connection with St. Andrew's Church, Somerville, was celebrated on Sunday and Wednesday last. On Sunday the services were conducted by the Rev. F. Lynch, who preached two excellent and stirring sermons. his evening effort being remarkably able; he took as his text, "What think ye of Christ," with the context, "Whose Son is He?" The choir rendered Anthems in ex cellent style. On Wednesday evening, the offici ating Minister was the Rev. J. B. Bennett. An excellent Service of Praise was listened to by a large and attentive congregation. MIr A. Bett was in splendid voice, and rendered "In the Cathedral" and " O Song Divine," in a masterly manner. Mrs Dwyer sang two songs very sweetly and with nice expression. Mrs McFarlane, and Messrs Taylor and Withers also greatly assisted with vocal items. The choir rendered three Anthems in an effective manner.
RYE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
RYE As a quantity cf land has been sold in this locali,y lately, it is gratifying to know that two or three new build ings will be erected in due course, and it is expec:ed Lthat an influx of visitors will take place during the summer season, especially as the '"s.s. Meen derry" calls here every Friday. The demand for firewood is good, for a steamer called here lately and ordered a quantity of the ti tree for her comsumption, and it is very prob able t.hat others will call during the coal strike. The unfortunate young man, Wim. Bourke, who was seriously injured by a chaffcutter, is, we believe, dischargedI from the Hospital after having his:leg cut off above the knee, and is there fore unable to get his living as a general labourer. It`-is hoped that something may be done to help the poor fellow in his misfortune.
CRIB POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
CRIB POINT. During the past week a great num ber of men have p?aed through Stony point in route for the Powlett River Coal Mines. Men from Tasmania are arriving dai'y. The Mutton-birds' egging season is at hand. Picnic parties are making their way down to Woollmi, Phil eel to sne in the sport ofegging and scenery on the Island. The Lady Brassey ketch arrived at Stony Point from Tasmania on Tues day, reporting all will after having an extremely hard time in the Straits, sometimes having to lower every sail to save becoming a wreck. Influenza i-u at present very prevays. lent about this district. A number of resideuts are suffering with this complaint. The Railway Department is think ing about shifting the turn-tables from Crib Point railway station to Stony Point. A young man named George Ki;ling beck, son of the stationmaster at Stony Point, met with a rather nasty acci dent last week. While helping to load wool at the railway station, the wool-hook which he was using gave way, and ...
TYABB. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
TYABB: : The concert held in aid of the annual general picnic was a decided sucesg, the hall being packed, and the items of the programme were all good and well received. Encores were numerous and readily responded to. The chair was occupied by Cr Cole, and the secretarial duties were per formed by Mr A. E. Benton. . Ap pended is the programme :-Overture, Miss Taylor; recitation, Mrs A. I Woolley (encored) ; song, Mrs Wood i house ; dialogue, entitled "Seven days I of the Week," by seven little girls; song, Miss Ida Cole; son_-, AMr Ren craft (encored); song, M'iss Amy Bou!ter (encored); nrecitation, Mr H. Grant (encored); song. Mies 0.. Hod gins; selection (violin and piano), Miss Tay!or and Mr Jorgenson (encored); recitation, Miss Edith Woodhouse; comic song, Mr C. Jones (encored) ; recitation, Miss F. Urithank ; song, Miss A. Boulter (encored); recitation, Miss Violet Cole ; song, Mr Bencraft; recitation, Mrs A. Woolley; farcichi comedy entitled "Old Gooseberry," by Misses L. and...
Frankston H. and A. Association. PREPARATIONS FOR THE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
Frankston H. and A. Association. PREPARATIONS FOR THE SHOW. A meeting of the committee of the Frankston I1. and A. Association was held on Wednesday evening at the Mechanics. Frankston, when the following were present: --Messrs C. G. V. Williams (vice-president, in the chair), Oates, Ritchie, Grice, Patter son, Richardson, Hogan, Sherlock, Dr. ,Maxwell, Major Campbell, and J. N. Marsh (secretary). The secretary said he had received a donation from a lady for fancy work by ladies under 25, and he had allotted the amount in three prizes.-The secretary's action was confirmed. The judges were appointed as follows :-Horses, MIessrs S. 0. Wood and Norman Wilson; Cattle, (to be elected) ; fruit, Messrs Jordan, Mum ford and Murray ; dogs and poultry, Mr H. Clarke; fancy work, Miss Grice ; sheep, swine and dairy produce, Mr Buckley; flowers, Mlr Pocott; farm produce and vegetables, MIr M. Hogan ; pastry, (to be appointed) It was agreed to call applications for catering for the luncheon in th...
Property and Stock Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
Property and Stock Sales. Messrs J. Livingstone and Co., ttock, station and property sales men, of Mornington, report having effected the following.sales: On account Trustees of the late Chas. Biessil's Estate, 434 acres, parish of Moorooduc, to Mr S. Mow bray, Colonial Bank, Mornington. On account Mrs S. LM Ellin, of Bentleigh, house and land, York street, Mornington, to Mr Alexander M'Lellan, of Moorooduc: On account J. E. A. Rolls, house and land, Drake-street, Mornington, to Rev. WV. O'Hagan. Oin acoount Dr J L. E. Somers, 50. fat sheep, to Mr W . .?C. Murray, of TyabtiP '- ;'-a I On iccount of Mrs H. Copeman, .3 cows and 2 heifers, at satisfactory figures.
In Memoriam. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
In Memoriam. They tore the flowers from.off thy breast, They would not, darling, let thee rest ; They grndged thy little resting place,. And basely tried the spot to efface. They grasped thy father's toil of rears, Nor thought upon his bitter tears ; As in the forest with his God, He laid his child beneath the sod, There thou seemed with us day by day, For in our childish sports and play, Our steps were ever tending there, That thou our griefs and joys might share. We took from out our garden plot The little blue Forget-me-nor, And choicest flowers would ever save To plant on little sister's grave. We saw thy angel face alway, As though it were but yesterday, When last?we bid oursadsgood-h-o, And ivonderedqwhat:it ias todie. The heathen. guards his saorel dead,== And woe to those who rashly tread; But men called Christians here we have Who barbarously destroy a grave. Some men have tender hearts and souls, And some are little more than ghouls :;> Their hearts are sordid, hard. an...
Market Reports. DANDENONG MARKET. Tuesday, November 30. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 4 December 1909
Market Reports. DANDESONG MARKET. Tuesday, Novmntbcr 30. A. Scott and Co rep.rt yarding 90 mi'kers and about 100 sp.ring"rs; conmpetition for goel quaiity cows was very keen, whi'e medium and inferior sorts sold at about late rates.. Milk ers-J. Young one at .£9 s, D. McLellat, one at £S 24 Gd, \W. C. Greaves, two to £7 15s, J. Currar-, one at. £7 7s 61, H. Edebohis three at £7 10s., A. Bailey one at, £9 10s, Mrs lirvant one at. £9 Ts Gil. Springers. P. Entsiedel four to £9 10s, (G. Gates five to £5 15s, J. Anderson one at £(, S. Seamer five to £5 15s. Store catt!o.-A big yarding and no ahera tion in prices. Pigs.--A small yarding and prices about equal to last week. Bacon, medium to £.3, light to 50s ; pork, heavy to 40s, mtediutm to 35s, light to 30s, store pigs to 28s, slips to 21s; suckers good quality to 20s; medium s,rts fr,.m 12s to 1Gs. Calves.-Short supply which sold att mnuchi improved rat es; good ,edium weights nade to 26s ; others from 4s upwards. SPECIAL SALE, BITTERY....