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A CHRISTMAS EVE ADVENTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 25 December 1890
.U -E. A story. a tory a sto:.!'ory. cried:the boys s ther 'tntii"ed iawiiy afroni )tlic bagate]lle btilble ifter Zavin;; liaiisliad 1. very keen gamine; aiii ialy surrounded their grandfather's chair . , " Yethl , lia't yof iwh?ei '1yoni p'athi I bi i (' ;gi li,"'i1)0(1d., litile Alft the yoiiigest of tiieaboist leraius :group :.. '" V ¢'Welbm' lo.y ' anaidt th. oialý ii.an, .aiyiag asiued lis, ioliiisapo??, takinii off; hisa spectaicles, and liftifigA lfried in to his knee, J dan' t;t:hiiak 1 hlav i:gat a nw ?: ;story ,to tellyon ofiala y'?b",b av da(?'. ion klnow them 'all;, B?t I'll tell voii o'ai if ? li?? ii '"tlii hiafi'apiiped to. ntcwhen 1it' ias a- t youg lman-jiist la? little while after: irandmioticth: anid I were ,namrraaela nid; ibefoikroeMother anad f ithe Were lrt' if' hl'WT!it :i. oana tinic}.(ago il'ii as n .ine,.a inr( o than lilf ihifidiaed yiears agia! id Aait wiasQl a Clrisitmas :1'e, te', T i. bIviC r..tly eager expetan niy.oai their. bright,: hai p facesry d ...
MORNINGTON SHIRE COUNCIL. MONDAY DECEMBER 22ND. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 25 December 1890
MOR.NIGIO\ N SHI]RE COUN CIL. Io.o'a D:CE?u.?i?:i 2 D. . 'l'Thle ustiun monkthly meeting of. the aliove ouncil was held at the Shire Hall, the following Crs being present, Crs' Souter, (President), Fox; a Box. Dow nward, Irvine, Adams, Sawyer and Thorncll. . The minutes of the previous meeting-were read and confirmed, and the outward correspondence read and .approved. ,Front shire of ?fetculf.. asaIm. co operaltioii in? securiiui a lo:in for :wire nettin. " Receilved; From .lohn Wa tson, drawing attention ,to a road near ,his1 property at Fraulnston statiing, that it was almost; implassible, informing coiuncil that on one occasion whilst drivin, along the said road with his wife ai?i family, the horse sank down:i to .his belly, asking that it be attended to at once. ' Cr :Fox' iioved hattli the eiiginer visit the road and inspeect and report, Secoinled bytlihe nresideint and carried. enon ? .' Wells;' asking peiimission to remove a ban;ulk of sand ner.: Vitou's factory :' rimkston. ...
FRUIT GROWING INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 25 December 1890
FRUIT2 GROWING .INDUS'R1R. t- ·--4-. 'Ilv report of the gardens conunittee of tihe Royal I l?iirticultural ýocietv for the sea?son l89!-9 'is of 'peculiar in terest to all concerlned in fruit-tree culture. During the past year some hligh v profitable kniiowledge lis been gained in many directions, but especially in the matter of suppressing insect pests and. the testing of new varities of fruits, which have come into bearing for the4 first time last season.. Ca ig for notice among thlse is the ice apricot, a variety 0o the a ia??id juicey flavoiur, ti tir, being very' ilorous. anlid hardy; while , the brn?inlies do not die back as those of the i oorpark are so apt. TI si. should be a strong recoiiiiiiilneilitiolii, lnd growers at M:ldura sh llI r rt:. a note of the Al.s:ac apricot in any coi:tI;, p!sted additionts to thvcir pla?utilg ara-s. The Rold Hearit ilhl:In-a variety re contly intiiidulced to the coloilles irolll li.qiini-i ireportedi well on. The fruit is large, the color of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 25 December 1890
z . E :A I?" 1"'.O T'Y ' y.LAR'S 1 The description of 'iiiiplo renied3 by ijichi ao rnplete cuce nJ deafness and noises us the head of FORTY TFF50 STANDING hIIS just been effected, will be seneuhPREM to 01n3000Wbo ppliest..,s J. it. ICIOLSON+' 11.) WILLIAM STREKT, F.LROUiRN Special Notices. Dtepartment of Public Works, Melbourne, December 11th. 1S:1i. T ENDERS will be received, subijctito the Conditions or Tend"lrin? for EXTENSION of ' 'HEAD to FraCrkton 'Jetty until Twelve o'clock on Thursday January 8th 1901. Particulars imay le learnt at this Ollice, and at the Police Station, Frankston " , iThhe amolnt of the prelimiiin try deposit to accompany the Tender is £10 and the iawnont ofithe deposit as cash security for the due performance of the Contract is u per cent: . i The Board of Inud and Works will not necess.rily accept the lowest or any Tender. J. H. WHEELER. Commissioner. of PubliclVorks. , JILECTION : DISTRICT, OF `?fORN J INGTION, SClNAPPER POINT, FRANKS'ONAND TYABi DIVISI...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 25 December 1890
^Every one OusIght to Insure oAgaiinst Fire. THE NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA, (LIMITED.) 1HEAD. OFFICE: Corner oE COLLINS AND MARKET STREETS, M3ELBOURNLE. . .. DIRECTORS :'- : ... THoMAs MoCsisBr, EKs., J.P., Chairman: G.D. CAniER, EsQ., M.P. Twos. AL.ro;,EsQ.,J.P.,Vice-Chairian . "R. G. BENSON, Esq., J.P. A MArrTnWLA.IoEsq., J.P. (Mayor of . delbourne). . HoN. C.. . HA, M.L.C. . LOWEST CURRENT RATES OF PREMIUM. SBuh Fires and Gas Explosions Covered WVithout Extra Clharge SWILLIAM MfACREDIE, Secretary. Agent for Frankston-MALAK Bi:onr. Agent for Mornington-.T. E. Wonni.r.. Professional. [CARD.] A.. HI STURDEE, S if TI 9- C s+,t AT,,x .) 1?TAw STREET, .F RANK STO N. [He May also ,e Consultcd at ip HASTINGS =At. Mr. Cooper's Royal Hotel every Wednesday betw"een 11 and 12 noon. Also at . SOMERVILLE Every Monday, between 2 and 4 p.m., at ,the residence of Ma. Taos. TIIO:NELL. HOURS AT HONIE (DAILY) : 9 TO 11 A.M. 6 to 8 r.u. Dr. SCANTLEBURY Mlay lo consulteld at his reside...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 25 December 1890
, - '- ln3 sud TV ed Stock of Lisies' S and Gentkwnefi's Boots and Shoes S nlwvisys on hand Boots of alllDrscriptiois' made to Order i Fit Guaranteed. Hand Seawn Woirk, a Specialty. R . pairs % Neitly Executed.;. I " MELBLOURNEF RICES. BOOT AND SHOE ??hrOUSE. TENT'ONE I'AR. DI DE, MENTONE, BOOTS and SHOES iande to order; R? Jepairs Neatly Executed;: Redy '.3"ad']Boots fnd Slioes Bclow Mellourne - Prices . A TRIAL RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED. etioneers and Estaite Agents. SHIRE OF MORwNINGTON. C·10SKELL, RITCHIE & CO.; (Of Melbourne and FrankstUn). SGeite'al Auctionecrs, House -. :. and Lamd Agents, SW LL hold Weekly Sales as Advertised IOERSES, CATTLE, &c., ALSO. LAND lOUSES, ,FURNITURE, Ac. Sades Conducted by their Auctioneers : THIOMAS RITCHIE & PNILIP RENOUF Account Sales Promptly llende ?d. All Conmnunicetilns to Head llce: FISH MARKET, MELBOUB E IESTATE MID COMMISSION AGENT, FRAN TON I\ conjunction with the pnrincipal SAuctioneers in the City of hMelbourne, i...
Mornington Standard. "Not timidly, nor rashly." 25th DECEMBER, 1890. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 25 December 1890
"Not tinidly, nor rashly." 25th DECEMEEz, 1890. To-nA.Y the 25th day of December is Christma.s Day. All countries have their national holidhys, thesc. are purely local; the holiday wh.ich will be observed to-day -is univers.l, and will be kept in all christiua countries of the civilised world. --By many it is considered a fistixvl of the. church, and further cote;ecrated by religious observances and ceremon.ies. The i"ny-reiiiii. ii°` s tljiia?d fIorl religious or spiritual point of view, but these objections do not apply to its consii.eration from a social oni What is the cause of the following brief details of some of the occuireices of. the lnst few weks outside the routine of cvery day life with its gainI and losses, its joys - aud sorrows cleaning. furbi.;hing and ?renewing has been going oLt in every mla ae super vised by a good. ousewife, new frocks, hats, an:d suits have been. plrovided for the girls and boys on thenr return from school: Slifare rooms. have been done' up for...
MOORABBIN. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 January 1891
!, 1'ý;MOORA.BIIN .i ,, *....hn M ct in tliti Slirr, 'r1Il1 Sontl IBri ghton. fnrst Moiniwu iin achl monthr!i '.i. Ii.1 R. mlills. rr COUNCILLORCS:.; o ,, sNoxth' :Riing W G ly uro'sp, lionII T. Eas~t ]lidingt- .D ,McSwain 1 -Mifyl ri:-'j wGfI tP1iin-1 &lt; -T r a~ ~i Ah),rti~.:EA S I 'r"'"Barnctt.: j ,lý:. , It'leetLremtci Jolu koysir
FLINDERS AND KANGERONG. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 January 1891
* PLfl'DERS &NDJ X.AIGERONG3 ,, MLets it ])roleqn'i the list 'Saturday, in. "·I. PRESIDENT: cc } A. Downward, J P i t - urloyf I A:l iDehvini waird, J.P.,r R Staniey: 1Conti-- Rz'" -.---' , -~i23.ildkyi 3.. C. Ws GriftisrtW. Brewni') West Riding;n- Wilson, R. Anderson, SECRFTA :Ci[: J:P. "7 1 fj:rI . t^c: !Peter Newlanh 1~ Tn SUa.iR:
SHIRES' DIRECTORY. MORNINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 January 1891
S1 i /' II E O., NORLNINGTON. sleets iii Moininigfto Shrieo1:1 'I&II ,.'1 Siaturl7"d before full- noon. " 1 1PnesDSID ii ..·:.: T C. Souter," J'li.".~ (OIECiLLOR: " Northi Redm ;-J 1). Jlox, C. Solder, J.P~., an C.1. 'px (1"iikntnii). .j C~ :# S dwyei (IlloriuilgIon), 7'. 1'Jiornnll ! (SotiirriUlc). I-.. r C: )rest; ltidii- J. ]. AdCIIII8.A. Donwivard, Ji ',V I.llt Irii n,'J.P. (Mlgrnington)Yi Si IIF.'TA'IlY' AND ENOINEEI:e¢ lII E. Moors (Mlo iiiho):_ 2A
ITEMS OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 January 1891
1. Siturhday ae'Ven in astL a public umCeet =in wits holbin ;the 'lcihiuis Isistitutth i sranssto nfor thepurpose of organising it 1posibhle rnnall ireguntal sports.: P. enouf, a?is voted 'to tlit'uliur;i, and bi.?lIy jii: tirodilutc?l the btusiness of the miieeting: IAfter considerable discussion a largo: a>td influ 'nti ml buiimittce was appointed, "WIho. 0 were: ,to ?unke; the necessary eniquires ahnd i:"iraienients for' holdinig such i sports. 1hki a fulitter ha°h1n4 btnouswarmly sppoted; andi theier is no doidit CtLath a firstclss?? p:.rauiu:ie will. be artsanged:".,ad, that yichtowners flrin the city will be iiclnecd to take part it the cuiretiti:n A:itli,?e nimeting is to be held t-unight'S?hlie raied' atfundaance is r dtjiit d. A week agoizaa the St }Cilda Towhi Hall, `nd a ;woll knoin a city mani attended one evening, and missed the last train to Melbourne. He I was compielled to walk liioe,: and when e nearing the barracks on St Kilda Road was ercuntercd?by a footlpadif...
MORNINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 January 1891
(PRns ov-.iot s coUi ltESPO DENT.) Thile s-auiiii seasco hivin' coi istlikiin~itlh b tbeleolid osildriingtonu is iiiwlf till of life, .11 the p))lecs of accommiodatioin blinig fill, and , it would nowva be diicicult to finu i a n occupied.:house heret owin' to there being no regular commumnication .by boat, " hir-go ilnbcrsu hiroe bcin PriTDingjiy traiiii. We hwica thiat a pioject is onil foot to loat m oinipany to jiiLbhse a boat for inext scisonll. The il[ount Com puany' beii tie principal norvers, in theii ide:: Priopeii l- workcd .p, the scheme shoiold be a 5iLcess mIdt p1iy well, Spainfuil c&idciit oceuiired to a chil on Saitrday hist wlhilo biithming on the bench owingto the c:rclessness with which sonie people learve broken bottles about, thee little oiin rccirio' soCero injuries to both feet whlich were badly cut. iiht(h le61ok en glass. The litle sufferer was at once takenll to Dr Waitsoii atdl under hiis care is rogresuinig fti~orably. Dr Wilkii'son hl:-in had a re...
HASTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 January 1891
(Flio.t oul w ows Co?iiuosoox.urr:T.) Christmas nar with us I as psased very quietly. the w'eather.;cibiigpilJs ant audcool i.nliiinb' of the sle.dideits, formed boating ;parties, while others took their pleasure itfridiing or driving. BIoxing Day -w:s also an enjoyable dcty, the -'i.itiual 1,3:iln-lriiing and H[astirgs rllces bcing the great poi,,t of interest :on thatt dai. ':he reahds leading fron all the townships inll the 11istrict presuentedl quit'e' an .inilhted appearnuce. from.: ithle i niuiher of equestri'ans of both sexes, as well as the well loaded vehicles of all descriptions, froln the?hliimble 'spring art to the sporting four in hand,. .,ort partic ul:u.4 of the iaces I will refer yon to tile sportiig scribe, who -son ably supploes' 'our paper with siportin'g iitelligee.ic Oin tlhei return ju?irney froi the races a niiiumer 'of mishiap and accidentst took plice;, the. most serious of whih ot curit ed t; te R'oyil lHotel core.er, i. Hastings.h :a trap and piiir octiupi...
ODDS AND ENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 January 1891
ODDS AND ENDS.. A silly vyiiT fellow saw a aged hermit go by him barefoot. " Father," said he, "you are in a very miserable condilion if there is not another world." "True, son," &lt;qotlh thle, hermit, " but wli?atis thy?o bnditioi iftherd~i ?'i It is easier to make pe.:ee in Europe. than to adjust a quarrel between two women. " lhat's h ylun butsiless ? " I feed the lions.in a menageric." " Must be dreaii work." " On the contrary, it's very funny. They keep the ,table in a mar." The m.ayor. of i one .of oar ?suburbs;, presidingit: lectuie the `ther evening, on, the sublject.of the cities of Palestine, s;aid he Iad never. been to .lerusalcem, hut l, hiil ;ofti.. n .beciste it'ldo " go to .lericlo." Constable Farnan received a nasty kick on the shiis. while in the act of :iresting a prisonmlr at Mlordialloc on oxiiung )ay. - TIe sight of the ollieer's baton. however, soon Ibrought the fellow to his senses. . To-dayi a race meeting will be .held upoin the popular ,Epsonm .cou...
SELECT POETRY. THE MULBERRY TREE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 January 1891
SELECT POETlRY THE MULBERRY TREE. O mnulbeiry to; O t0 nilbe ry tree'!,. Dear aro thy spreading bougis to me; Benbiath'thleir cool and friendly shade? ; My earliest childood liiiglied anil played O lips all stained with rich red fruit, Slept in the longgrasis atthy.root. r Smuilberry tree, O mullerry tree ! The Yellow moonlight shone on thee; A fo? low words, a gentle siglh, A tear withinthe uptnrned eyeo "I loveiiiy flte to tlie resign A nameless thrill iand she wasiiniine. The.mid-day sun,in splendor blazed; - Aitd ll who stood around ni praised. The deed 'wias done- the fame went rounil, My brow with laurel leaves was crowned; My first--my proudest victory Beneath thy boughs, O mulberry tree! The fteas of Heav'wrel fasllin fiast Mohrnitig"the mniciory of the past, I knelt beneath a broken limb In rain and night, and wept for him. I saw, the tomb-thle.planks laid there To slide the coffin tofits lair', ,_ "'Ashes to ashes," this the end, My first, my last-my only friend ! The morn...
LOCAL MARKETS. PANDENONG. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 January 1891
LOCAL 11ANIJ :'I'S. SHoward and 'Scott 'repdrt:'?A miediuml supply yarded,j'uriies for both milkers aind springers being very dull a number being turned. out unsold. Pigs--Owing, to the holida'ys very f,w- were'peunoid and prices showed a slight improv'nient on Lust week's low rates.. Calves scarce but no alteraition in prices? Joseph Clarke and 1Co. report:---Diiry' cattld-Snairil siupip, i:id hiard to quit at. low prices. No store cattle yarded. Pis -A small supply of all sorts peried; competition was firm and' prices ruled about the same as last week. 'orkers to 'is. Cnlaves--SnSall supply penned which cold at about late rates. - ----- .
FRUIT GROWING INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 3 January 1891
FRUIT GROOWINYG '.ITDUSTIRY -- -- -- I - The science of horticulture is many sided and sonmetimes ill delined. ; The. better pairt of it imly be exipressed in the phrtisi:i' a:iriition of plants under culture and selection': In r mahy cases thie effectd of the iinplest operations of culture .re, not well uinderstood rl' The ifibre icidcint i of variation :iit . soil :i-·n: b foiind to modify plants, omiletimes profoundly. Sandy soils: tend to produilu6 high colohs and high flavors, in consequence of the greater Warmth. Peaches are nearly always richer in color and flavor oni such soils thanoils : on wetteet and strongcr soils, other things being ciqual. Squashes often show remark nale dliffereuce ,when grown uponi different soils, anidi these: differences can' sometimes be perpetuaited foi a time by seeds iThe ??riter a:!!si ,pro ditced ftromi?the shinm parent iSqualshes as dissitnilar throughl the siiipile agency of i. change of soil: inl ti'o teason, that tlich:yin'ight ~'bo tikei...