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The Standard. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING 'Nothing, extenuate, nor set down aught in malice" Telephone No. 6, Frankston. SATURDAY, MARCH 11TH. LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 11 March 1911
%Eke Stanbarb. PUBLISHED EVERY BATURDAY MORNING 'Notling extenuate, nor set down aught in malice" Telephone No. 6, Frankston. SATURDAY, MARCH 11Tn. . LOCAL AND CENERAL Mr Thomas Male, Mornington's well known contraetor, has secured the contract for repairs to the Mornington jetty and shed, at a sum of £70. At the Allendale Stud Sale of trotters and ponies on Thursday, Dr Spark, of Flinders, purchased the bay :colt Electric Bells, by Abbey Bells-Electrine, for 421 guineas. There will be a meeting to further consider the holding of races at Frank ston,called for Wednesday next in the Mechanics' Hall. A good attendance is Thornelt, of Some t e has ously indisposed, and at pne time life was almost despaired of. We are glad to learn that Mrs Ryan is taking a turn for the better. Two-and-a-half columns of Flinders council news appears on out fourth page. As this is a "fair thing" for one isssue for a local council which ignores the 'Standard' when requiring printing, etc, an interesting d...
Boring for Coal. KIRRAK BASIN AND SORRENTO. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 11 March 1911
Boring for Coal. KIRRAK BASIN AND SOR- RENTO. The extensive tests being car- ried out in the Kirrak district by the Mines Department have so far resulted in the discovery of little workable coal. Between 40 and 50 bores have been put down to a maximum depth of a little over 1000 feet. The best seam &nbsp; found is one of 2 feet 6 inches. It was met with at 1,014 feet. A bore has also been sunk to 1,700 feet at Sorrento, without success, and ar- rangements are being made for a simi- lar test at Cape Schanck. The Kirrak basins adjoins the State coal mine reserve on the east. All ap- plications for private leases there have held up pending the completion of these boring operations. The Secre- tary for Mines (Mr Dickson) says that tests are now being undertaken with bores capable of going below 1,000 feet. When asked last week whether the basis was to be thrown open for 'pri- vate leasing or not, the Minister for Mines (Mr M'Bride) said that the Cabinet had not yet dealt with th...
BALNARRING. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
BALNARRING. Taking the season all through, it has been a very prosperous one. The grass is green, and has been so for the whole season in this locality. A few weeks ago iesod..dts thought there would be bush fires; many a good fight has been put up years ago by the first sett ers to save their homes, but the last rain has set t ed a 1 fears. A public picnic under the auspices of the Balnarring Progress Association was held on Saturday on the beach at Tu umn, when a programme of sports was gone through for B,1 narring and Bittern school children, which attracted a good many visitors. ..rXIR. Oswin has built ?im,;no .I . very nice house on his property near Merricks, and his friends are expect ing to hear more about him soon. The tin band brigade has started to prac- " tice. Mr Buckley is also bui rding a cottage on his property opposite the State sehool whielis tbo be thlionn lcit Yost Otlice. There have been a good many houses built here within this last few years, and if it continu...
New Zealand Fruit Market. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
New' Zealand Fruit Market. Fruit report supplied. by Messrs T. 'E Shiel and Co.. fruit, produce and grain auctioneers, Stafford Street Dunedin, for week ending 2nd March : The bulk of the central Otago fruit ap pears to be about markete i, judging by the medll volume of fruit marketed the past week. A much better tone prevails, and anything in the way of goof dessert apricots, peaches, or plumi, the prices cf the season have te:n obtainable. Th.s values are likely to be obtainable this coming week. We advise your consign. meat', and will be p'eased to supply extras to any-grower desirous of picking extra large fruit. Peaches-Extrachoice crated fruit, 4k to 5id; No 1's incases 3id ; jam fruit up to 2jdlb. Apricots-In cases, late dessert sorts, 3id to 41"lb." Plums-Short supphies, good dessert 3d to 4d lb ; jnaup to 2jd. Apples-Cho:ce dessert, 7s 6d to 8s, cookers 5s. Pears--Better enquiry, extra choice 7a Oil to 8s ld ; cockers 5s 6d.
Indigestion and the Remedy. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
Indigestion and the Remnedy. The first essentia' to good health is sound digestion. If, however, your food does not digest and assimilate, it causes pain and sickness, creating heartburn and flatulency, palpitation, sour stomach, and inevitably can es constipation, headache and nervous ness. That Dr Morse's Indian Root Pills are a valuable remedy is well it us trat'd in the following case. Mrs A. H. Russell, 25 Albert Street, Ballarat, states:-"I can recommend Dr Morse's Indian Root Pills as a splendid family medicine. When I was suffering with Indigestion and all its kindred ailments, arising from a sluggish liver, which seems to throw the sy tern out of order, I was induced I by a friend to take Dr Morse's Indian Root Pills, and I ams pleasrd, to say that they have improved my health wondofully, and a pill or two occa sionally now keeps me in splendid health. Dr Morse's Indian Root Pills are now our household remed), and are used by each member of the fami y. I recommend them to a...
Victoria's Naval Base. WESTERNPORT EULOGISED. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
Victoria's Naval Base. WESTERNPORT ELLOGISED. In his report on the naval defence of Australia, Admiral Henderson refers to Westernport as fol'ows : Westeroport is a very good harbor, and until Cockburn Sound (Frem itle) which is far more important from a strategical point of view, is ready, this port should be utilised by the western division as one of its principal anchor ages, and as a place where ships should be ab'e to replenish with coal or oil fuel. The works which are recommended for immediate attention at the port are set out in-one of the appendices : (a) Acquire site for, and build naval barracts, including torpedo school. (b) Survey land, and reserve portions re quired. (c) Obtain the requiste legal powers to close parts of the harbor for purposes of Whitehead torpedo prac tice and adjustment (dJ Establish the destroyer and submarine bases.
LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
LOCAL AND GENERAL There will be a meeting /to further consider the holding of races at Frank ston, called for Wednesday next in the Mechanics' Hall. A good attendance is desired. ?The annual meeting of 'the Frank ston Progress League will be held, as per advertisement, on Friday evoniug next, 24th March, Mr Hansen, M.A., L.L B., inspedtor of Private Senouls, visited the Morn. ington High School on Friday last. He examined the children, commended the methods of teaching emp'oyed, and I?d trbt Mi.. Ever.d htad ovorn. re.y son to be proud of the high standard attained by her scholars, A man named Paynter, who accom panied Perry's picnic to Frankston last Saturday, was arrested by Constable Ballantyne, charged with being drunk and disorderly' He was brought before -Mr Crawford, J.P', and fined 5s, with advice to conduct himse f better the next time he went for an outing. The monthly meeting of the Morn ington Junction Progress Association was held on the 8th inst, but owing to the rough...
LANGWARRIN [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
LANCWARRIN Harvest thanksgiving services in connection with this district were held in the local Methodist Church last Sunday. The generous offerings of the people were greater thin for years past, and the tasteful decorations of the ladies set offa display which would do credit to any country church in the State. Tht Rev Jas. Lowe preached at both services. At the concert and sale of gifts on Monday evening a large gathering assembled, and fair prices were realised for many of the articles. The young members of some of the athletic clubs turned upin force, and by their liberal purchases considerably increased the receipts and helped to decrease the deficit. Mr C. W. Mur ray acted as salesman. Miss Olive Sherlock acted as accompanist, and among the performers we noted Misses Lowe and Barber, Mesdames McGraw, C, Murray, P. Murray, and Brunton; hfessrs V. McGraw, Murray, Grant, and Croft.
ROSEBUD. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
ROSEBUD. Rosebud is a progressive place. This fact. ias made plain by the voting of the subscribers of the Library Hall on Saturday night, when seven new com mitteemen were elected, and only one of the o'd ones returned, This shows clearly that the people of Rosebud want men with a litte energy and push to conduct their public aff irs. There was a good attendance at the meeting, and after the balance sheet for the year was read by the secretary (iMr Perrin) the election of a committee for the coming year was procceded with. The retiring officers were the presi dent Mr James, secretary MIr Perrin, treasurer Mr R. Couper, and the com mittee Mes rs E. Cairns, R. A'ams, G. Freeman, and D. Cairns On being proposed for re-election, Mr Couper stated his inability to atten t, and for that reason he wished not to stand Messrs Jamres, Perrin, and Adams, were proposed, also G. Jamieson G. Cairns, A. Peaty, W. Patterson, J. Peaty jnr., D. Cairns, and W. Peaty. A ballot was then taken which resu...
Anniversary Services at Somerville. METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
Anniversary Services at Somerville. METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL. Mr Barber and his staft of teachers are to be congratulated on the manner in which the anniversary services of the Somerville Methodist Sunday School passed off on Sunday and Mon day of last week. Mr Hocking, M.A, of the Continuation School, gave chil dren and parents a rare treat on Sun day, speaking particularly to the scho lars at the first two services, and to the older children in the evening. There were fair attendances at all services, and the collections were the highest on record for the Sunday School service. The children had been well trained, and the musical portion was a real treat, and reflected great credit on the school organiste, Miss Annie Barber. There were solos, duets, and quar tettes, which were all nicely rendered. The church was attractively decorated, and great praise is due to Miss Annie Barber and Miss F. Hancock, who were assisted by Mr E. Croft and Mr Will Barber respectively. On Monday there w...
FOOTBALLERS' CHAMPIONSHIP TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
rLLERS' CHLMPIONSHIP TO TIE EITOR. Sir,-In your report of the Foot ballers' Championship Raee, held at the Mornington Sports, you say that the judges' decision met with much comment. I may point out that it was endorsed by the referee, and if Jolly's supporters have any fault to find with it, and would like to make another match, I shall be happy to hear from them. Yours etc.-- J. McARTHUR, Mornington, 14 3 11,
OUR LETTER BOX. (We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by correspondents.) "THAT POOR PONY." TO THE EDITOR OF THE STANDARD. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
SOUR LETTER BOX. (We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by corres pondents.) "THAT POOR PONY." TO TIHE EDITOR OF THE STANDARD. Sir,-I have read both your para graph and the letter from Mr H. E. WVootten in connection with the above, and can endorse the remarks of the former. I have seen the pony treated as you mention, (but by boys and gir a only), and I once told those who were driving 'to get out and give the pony a chance.' How is it that Mr Wootten knows who you are referring to, when he has never seen any iltreatment of the pony 1 In any case, I trust your little par will be the means of giving the pony better treatment in the fut ure, and I think you are deserving of thanks for venti ating in public what was really cruelty to adumb animal. Yours, etc., TRAVELLER Moreington Road, 1113 J~1.
Sporting Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
Sporting Notes. At the Victorian Hardware Associa tion sports he'd at East Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday last, Fronk Jolly, of 1 rankstoo, ran with great success, starting five times and winning five times, including heats and semi-finals. The Member's Race, of 100 yds, was won by the Frankston ped fromtnhe scratch mark, this being the fourth year in succession Jolly has won this event. The principal race of the meeting was the Hardware Plate, a handicsp of 130 yds, which Jolly won in splendid style, and was after wards decorated by the President of the Victorian Association with the Blue Ribbon and Badge of the Associ ation' and presented w;th trophies valued at £15 15s. TheInter St?te Cycling Association has allotted Saturday, April 29th for MrJ. B Jolly's postponed bicyc'e road race, from Melbourne to Frank ston. The date has bhen accepts and Mr Jackson (the builder of the famous Hercules Cycles) has kindly lent Mr Jol y his motor car for use of the of ficials. About 100 r...
The Peninsula Cricket Premiership. EXCITING FINAL MATCH. TYABB v. FRANKSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
The Peninsula Cricket Premiership. EXCITING FINAL MATCH. TYABB v. F-RANKSTON. The final match to decide the Pen insula Association Premiership for the present season was played at Frank. ston last Saturday, when there was a large -attendance, in anticipation of seeing a close game. The spectators were not disappointed, as the result of the match hung in the balance for a considerable time. Frankston's skip. per (Boas Box) won the toss, and sent Tyabb to the wickets. The innings resulted in 101 being scored. 'Dobbin' Reid contributed the lion's share, his score of 31 being made by good sound cricket. A. Denham (14), W. Baker (12), and F. Mills (01) were the high est of the others. Frankston started badly, losing two good wickets for only a few runs. Ben Baxter was splendidly caught by Reid, off Floyd, for 4, and A. Box went for a 'duck.' flarley and Kennedy scored 17 and 10 respectively. Jack Box shaped admir ably, and while Robertsdn, Lawrey, -aad, Ina.we. 'aepoeae of for small tall...
Social and Presentation. AT FLINDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
Social and Presentation. I b ,? - AT FLINDERS. The Flinders" Mechanics' Hall was beautifully decorated on Wednesday, March 8th, when a social was tendered to Mr Leslie R. Hill, who is leaving to take a position in .lelbourne. The evening war spent in a very enjoyable style, with songs. speeches and dances, and an excellent, supper. During an interval in the proceedings, Mr T Dar ley, on behalf of the Flinders and Shoreham friends, presented Mr Hill with a token of esteem in the shape of a beautiful and velnable pair of gold sleeve links, with initialsinscribed. Mr Darle3 said he had made presentations on se eral noca-ions,but none had given him such pleasure as the one to Mr Hill Mr Hi 1 had not only, been a greet f.vourite with everyone but took part in all kinds of sport He had played in every football match last season in the Balnarring Football Club; he was not only a keen tennis player, but was secretary of the club, and had worked it up to a very strong body, which had been fl...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
Bereavement Notice. MR JOHN BENNETT, of Somer- ville, together with his brothers &nbsp; and sister, wish to Thank their many kind friends for all kindness shown ; also for letters, flowers and messages of sympathy during their recent sad bereavement. ¶kl tfanbatb. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY - MORNING 'Nolking extenuate, nor set down aught in malice" Telephone No. 6, Frankston. SATURDAY, MARCH 18Tr.
London Bridge Road. PROTEST AGAINST EXPENDITURE THEREON. DISCUSSION AT THE COUNCIL TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
London Bridge Road. PROTEST AGAINST EXPENDI TURE THEREON. DISCUSSION AT THE COUNCIL TABLE. At the recent meeting of the Flin ders and Kangerong council, Cr Terry introduced the much-discussed ques tion of the London Bridge road. He said he had pleasure in presenting a petition signed largely by ratepayers of West riding protesting against any ex penditure on London Bridge road.' The President: What did you say, Cr Terry I A petition. Cr Terry: Yes, a petition largely signed by the most influential rate. payers of the West riding. . The President: Then it must lie on the table for a month. . Cr Terry: What 1 The President: All petitions must lie on the table for a month. Cr Terry: About three months ago you received and allowed a petition to be dealt with on the sime day. The President: I was not aware of it. Cr Terry : But you did, sir. It was one in reference to cab ranks at Sor rento. The President: That was a joint letter, not a petition. Cr Terry : Am I to understand that the gr...
Somerville Show. Visit of the Governor-General. A BRILLIANT AND SUCCESSFUL GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
Somerville Show. Visit of the Governor General. th k BRILLIANT AND SUCCESSFUL " GATHERING. n The 17th annual show of the Somer- 1 ville Fruitgrowers' Association, which W took place on Wednesday last, though' each year the standard has been high, p must be set down as the most success- j ful and important gathering held by i the Association named. Interest and t tone was added by the presene of the d Governor-General, Lord Dudley, and N it certainly was a feather in the cap for the ccmmittee to procure His Ex- b cellency to perform the opening cere mony, particularly as Lord Dudley has seldom officiated at simil.r functions in Victoria, together with the fact that it will be one of his last public appear ances prior to his return to England in a few weeks' time. The weather, hich had given the committee cause fine. The result was very large attendance. Elaborate preparations were made fur the reception and welcome of Lord Dudley, who arrived by motor car about one o'clock. The schol...
Rules and Regulations. Competitors are requested to read the following: [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
Rules and Regulations. Competitors are requested to read the following: I. All entries must be made in writing, and signed by or on behalf of the exhibitor, and be delivered or for warded to the Secretary at 'yabb on or before' Wednes clay, 9gth March. Late entries will.be received up to Thursday, 30th March, midday, at the Tyabb Hall, on payment of Is. extra for each entry. The entry fee MUST be forwarded with the entries. No entry will be acknowledged unless money is forwarded. Cheques, Post Office Orders, and Postal Notes to be made payable to the Secretary. Cheques other than the Mornington or Frankston banks to bear 6d. exchange. Victorian Postage Stamps received. The Secretary will attend at the Tyabb Hall on Wednesday, 29th March, from 7 till 9.30 p.m., to receive entries. 2. All exhibits must be in the Hall, and placed ready for judging, before 3 o'clock on the afternoon of Friday,3ast March, at which time the doors will be closed and the judging will commence. Exhibitors li...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 18 March 1911
puppy Tyabb and Hastings fruit= growers' Association Friday, 31st March, and Saturday, 1st April, 1911 =:Prize List: EXHIBITORS,-Be sure andeadRuleasandiRegulations., and Entrance Fees at end of book, In order to avoid errors.' CLA88 A.-FRUIT. OPEN COMPETITION. APPLES.-(Must be grown by Exhibitor.) 1--Collection of six varieties, ripe and unripe, four of each. 1st, Tea value io/6, gift of Messrs Griffiths Bros.; and, 5j 2-Collection of twelve varieties, ripe and unripe, four' of each. 1st, 151 ; 2nd. 5!' 3- Collection of six dessert varieties, four of each. 1st. 7/6 ; 2nd, 2.6 4---Collection of three varieties, in dessert' condition, four of each. 1st, gF; 2nd, 2/6. 5--Six varieties of cooking apples, four of each. 1st, 7/6; 2nd, 2/6. 6- Three varieties of cooking apples, four of each. 1st, 5/; 2nd, 2/6. .7-Heaviest three apples in show, one or more varieties. 1st, 5/-; 2nd, 2/6. The following 14 sections are-1st, 5/-; 2nd, 2/6. Four specimens of each: 8- Reinette de Canada 16- Ston...