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Market Reports. DANDENONG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
Market Reports. :-----,--- DANDENONG MARKET. Alex. Scott and Co. report :-About the average yardidg of dairy cattle forward, consisting of some very fine quality cows, which demanded keen competition, while inferior sorts were about at late rates. Some of the principal lots as follows :-8 to £13, 1 at £12 156, 2 to £12 10, 3to £11 5s, 1 at £1l, 1 at £9 15s, 2 to £8 15s, 1 at £12 10s, 1 at £11 is Gd, 2 to £10 Sn, 1 at £8, 2 to £9, 1 at £11 l10s, 2 to £9 10s, 1 at £10 5s, I at £9 178s d, 8 to £6 5s, 8 to £9 15s, 6 to £8 5s, 1 at £8 5s. Springers-7 to £6 10s, 1 at £6 7s 6d, 1 at £5 17s 6d, 3 to £5 10s, I at £6 17s 6d, 5 to £6, 1 at £G 2s 6d, 1 at £7, 2 to £7, 4 to £6 12s 6d. Store cattle, a small yarding, and prices about the same. Pigs-Medium supply, and prices easier all round ; bacon, best to £3 4s, pork, heavy to 32s, medium to 29s, light to 261, stores to 12s 6d, slips to S, suekers unsaleable. Calves-Short supply, heavy quality to 46s, medium weights to 35s, light 20s to 283, sma...
The Churches. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
The ChurcJhes. The following extracts were taken from St. Paul's Church of England parish paper ' HOUSE OF MERCY. The Church of England House. of Mercy at Cheltenham is carried on by the same Sisters who have the Children's Home at Brighton. It is a branch house of the Church of England Diocesan Mission to the Streets and Lanes of Melbourne, and has now been in existence for 20 years. Girls from 16 years and upwards, Mho have been unfortunate, and who, if left to their own devices, would soon swell the ranks of the law-breakers, are received and cared for by the Sisters, and are trained in home life, and taught to respect themselves and honour God. The House of Mercy is under State supervision. The last para graph in the latest report of the Government `Inspector runs -as follows :--"I. cannot speak, too Shighly of this Hoine. .All'the' irls 'f or', 'Thiaffairs of tehsnstistution are well managed."?' Although there is a large laundry at the Home, and washing is done f for outsiders-...
FLINDERS. AGITATION FOR RAILWAY COMMUNICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
FLINDERS. AGITATION FOR RAILWAY COMMUNICATION. A public meeting was held in Flin. ders on Tuesday to consider the con stitution of the Flinders and District Progress Association, drawn up by the founder; Mr. Swift. The meeting was largely attended by farmers and towns people, and the constitution adopted with alight amendment.; ; Mr..D. M. Maxwell was% elected president, Mr. T. Darling vice-president, Cr. John Symmonds treasurer, and Mr Swift secretary. The objects of the new association are to improve and beau tify the town ;.y extensive tree plant ing, rockeries and gardens ; also to bring under the notice of the Govern ment the necessity for the extension of the railway service to the town. Messrs Buchanan, Keys, Downie and Hoskins, repres-nting the farmers on the committee, spoke strongly of the difficulties under which they car ried on business, owing to the want of railway communication. It was al most impossible to carry on the industry under existing conditions. The district...
RECORDED AT TYABB. Mr A S Krcrouse, "Bullarto," Tyabb, reports for month of May : [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
RECORDED AT TYABB. Mr A S Krcrouoe, "Bullarto," Tybb, re. ports for month of May: - 1st ... ... ... 4 points 11th . ... ... 8 13th ... ... ... 10, .14th 16th . ... ... 5 ,, 17th - ... 8 ,, 19th . ... 8 25th .. * 87 26th ... ... . 14 30th 2. ... 31.t.... ... 35 Total .. 1.43 points Total fall from January to May 81st 5.66 peint.• .l,
The Rainfall. AT MOOROODUC. FOR MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
The Rainfall. AT MOOROODUC. FOR MAY. Mr Alfred E. Bates, "Pine Hill," re ports the followine rainfall at Moorooduc for the month of May- luth ... ... ... 10 pcints 13th ... ... ... 15 14th ... ...... 3 15th ... ... ... 11 ,, 17th ... ... 6 18th . ... . 6 21st ... ... ... 8 24th ... ... ... 7 7 2.th ... ... ... 49 30th ... ... ... 5 31st ... ... ... f ,, Total ... ... 1.72 inches January ... . 53 points. February ... ... 127 ,, March .... .96 , May .fu . ,,. Total for the year 7.04
Empire Day Celebrations. BITTERN WEST. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
Empire Day Celebrations., BITTERN WEST. Empire Day was celebrated at the local State school. In the morning, the programme arranged by the edu. cation department, was.taken instead of the regular lessons. In the after. noon a sports programme, arranged by the head teacher and conducted by members of the school eommittee, wss gone thro?gh. The various events, as racing, vaulting, etc., were keenly conteted by the children, and one boy, U. Turner, must. have nearly estab .ished a record in vaulting for boys. Though only 14 y, ars of age, he cleared seven feet almost without an efforL After the sports were concluded, a phonograph rntertainment was given in the school by Miss Sawyer, which was greatly appreciated by the parents -nd children. Afternoon tea, pro. vided by the ladies of the district, was then partaken of, follewed by a dlistribution of sweets donated by Mr Keast A short lecturette on 'The Advisa bility of keeping the Empire entire,' given by Mr Ferguson, H.T., followed I1y...
MORNINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
IMORNINGTON. Mr J. G. Barrett reports 3rd ... ... ... 1 point 12th .... 2.. . . 16th . ... 6 ,, 8Ith 4 -... - , 19th .. .. ... 11 22cd . ..... 14 25th ... .. ... 7 ~ 26th ... ... ... 27 27th ..... ... 2 ,, 31st ... ... .... 1 Total ... ... 0.99inchee January ... ... 47 points -February .. ..- 101 March ... ... 77 April ... ... 216 . Total from January 5.40 inches,
AT FRANKSTON. FOR MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
AT FRANKSTON. FOR MAY. Mr D. Picking, "Dindorbonda," reports the following rainfall for May : 11th ... ... ... 11 points 13tb ... I " 14th . ... .. 26 16th ... .. ... 12 18th .. ... ... 8 ,. 19th .-.. .. . 10 ,, 22nd ... ... ... 20 , Path . . ... 14 ,, 26:h ... ... ... 59 . 27th ... ...... 3 ,, 30th ... .. .... 1 ., 31st ... ... ... 4 Total ... ... 1.64 ins.
HASTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
HASTINGS. The naval base is all activity. Fifty men are at work, and another 230 are to follow. Tents are in all directions. but soon the buildings, to ouase the noble 400 naval men, will arise as if by magic, and the start of our nary will be a live fact A subdivisional sale of some 30 acres close to the base has been made, and every lot, before the printer's ink on plans got to work, was scId, aver aging about £30 an acre. King's Birthday on Mondaylast was kept by the Church of England guar dians in a novel way. A working bee of ,me 10 or 11 determined and cap ab'e men took on fencing, cleaning, etc. A strt was made at 9.0, and at I o ~ock the workers were given hot dinner in the Sunday school, served by the lady members of the choir and Miss Eva. The singing of "For he's a jolly good fellow," and 'God save the King' echoed far and wide, and caused not only a few to ask what was on at the church. Tea was served at 430 p.m. and the work completed at 5 pn.m, proving that many hands ...
DROMANA. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
DROMANA. Golf Notes.-With the arrival ,o winter, golf has once more "come into its own." The annual meeting of the local club was held recently, when Dr Weld was re-elected president, and R. Wyatt secretary and treasurer. The balance-sheet showed a credit balance of £5. The opening of the season was marked by a stroke com petition, which was won byMiss Forbes and Mr Wyatt. with a score of 48, whilst second place was tied for by Miss Noble and Mr Fox, and Mrs McLeod, and Mr Huttoa with scores of 55. At the present time a competi. tien for the president's. trophy is in progress, and will be concluded this week. Thanks to the enthusiasm and energy of the secretary, the greens are in very fair order, and the players anticipate an enjoyable season. Church Notes -At the last meet ing of the Boarj of Management of the Presbyertian Church, it was agreed to seek; the consent of the central authorities to the sale of the manse, with the object of providing a more suitable one nearer to the ch...
Flinders and Kangerong Shire Council. SATURDAY, MAY 25TH. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
Flinders and Kangerong Shire Council. SATURDAY,' MAY 25Tn. The monthly meeting of the above was held on Saturday last at the Dro mana Hotel. CORRESPONDENCE. From Public Works Departnient, stating the Minister notes with satis faction council's decision to have a re valuation of properties throughout the shire.--Received. Lands Department, stating £30 had been allotted council for planting marram glass. J. Whiting and Son, complaining of eneoachment of sand, and requesting immediate attention.-It was decided to expend £30 allotted in planting marram grass on Crown lands, ocean frontages, abutting on Messrs Whit ing's land. An application for a further grant to be made. Melbourne Hospital, requesting as sistance.-£5 5s was voted. Huntly shire, requesting co opera. tihn in securing amendment of Thistle Act.-Received; no action. J. Whiting and Son, Cape Schanck, requesting repairs to road, Black's camp to lighthouse -To be attended to. F. Sawyer, Bittern, requesting im provements to roa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
J. F. Bieri Mornington Cafe, " PARKSIDE," Main Street, Mornington Lunchen, Afternoon Tea, Refresh ments, Ien Cream, and Confectionery of the Best Quality. High-class Cakes and Pastry a Speciality. Caterer for WVedding Breakfasts, Balls, Soirees, Private Dinners and Suppers. P?t-i-sn-~s Belp. GIBSON, Upholster and Carpet Planer. MAIN-ST., MORNINCTO N Furniture Repaired, Suita Recovered. Linos and Floorcloths Laid, Pianos and Farniture Polished, Venetian Blinds Painted and Repired. Chimneys Swept. Letters attended to. Charges Moderate. Iq DAW aqd SON, GENERAL GARRIERS, B EG to notify theinhabitants of MORN " 'INGTON and DISTEICTS that they hare purchased the old established General Carrier?s Business offlIR J. ALLISON, Albert-street, flORNINOTON, and shall be glad to receive the same kind Fupport and Patronage as was extended to their predecessor. All orders will be promptly attended toas hitherto. Letters, Telegrams, etc, will also reeeive Every Attention. Being in conjunction with t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
W. T. SACH, WATCHMAKER and JEWELLER, -Oydeban." MORNINCTON. e?xcutes all kind' of WAT.'H, CLOCK JEWELLERY and SPECI?ACIE REPAIRS. Gmlsa d keys fited. Orders can be lft with essrs Annear Bros., triarng tea; Mr Iadduck, Dromana; des sr p-rt and Fons, Somerville; or Car rimsMYenir. C-:..- srA r iýr., a hn Ps - Clydebaak" daily Estimates given o repairs, if desired, before proceeding with the. G-odl of every description oenected with the trade, including the mtupto~date makes of watches sub mitted for approvaL Customes visited by appointment J. MILL&RD, ABRRIR an CAB (PRO FRANKSTON. Cabs Meet all Train. Pae and L ave -received and promptly delivered. Hose end Vehicles for hire. Prce reasonable atters and Telegrams promptly attended to. A. GOXALL, - Butcher, -" Bay-street, Frankston, annlies Waited on for Orders......... Prime Meat Only Kcpt............ Smal: Gooda of Every Deszription Fresh Daily. Hides and S'inn Boaught............... F. G. C.LAMBER[IN, -Phrmaceutical &...
FOOTBALL. PENINSULA COMPETITION. FRANKSTON V. HASTINGS. FRANKSTON OUTCLASSED. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
FOOTBALL. PENINSULA COMPETITION. FRANKSTON v: HASTINGS. g "FRANKSTON OUTCLASSED. On Saturday last Hastings visited Frankston to' try conclu- e sions with the local club. The c weather was not very promising I in the morning, but in the after noon.it cleared up till the final F quarter was nearly at an end, when i it came on drizzling rain. The c visitors proved by far the- better team, and were more accurate and systematic in their play than the home eighteen. On the bounce, Gouley, .for Frankston got a free, and sent the ball dowii-to the forward line, but Reid camme:. to:? the rescue, andd passed it on to Boulter, who'rushed the play to Hastings "territory, where Hague marked, and sent it away, only to be brought back I and a single raised by the visitors. Play was around Hastings goal for a while, and then Hague collared, and booted the oval out of danger, - to Dennis, .who passed on to Gre gory, out of which one flag was raised. Forcing matters for a while, Hastings carried the....
Westernport Progress Association. MEETING OF COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 8 June 1912
Westernport Progress As. sociation. to ie MEETING OF COMMITTEE. )r - - Ad A meeting of the executive commit. r. tee was held in the Church Hall, Has it tinge, on Wednesday, April 24th, at 8 se p.m., when there were present-Capt. i. Woodhouse (in the chair), Crs Alden s and Perrott, Messrs Hoban. Grieve, 3, Mair, Edwards, Latchford, Woolley, y Davis, "Wilding, Stocton, Peddle and s Berryman, with Dr Plowman and Mr s Denham (hon. sees.) . Dr Plowman was instructed to write n to the railway commissioners thanking :s them for their response to to the re d quest of the recent deputation in pla e cing a corridor carriage running a through from Melbourne on the even ing train to Stony Point. A letter was read from the Deputy f Postmaster General, Melbourne, giv ing details of the official arrangements I in connection with the Hastings Post Office.-The hon. secretary was in structed to write to the proprietor of the premises, asking for better accom s modation. The hon. secretary was direct...