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Discovery Day. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
Discovery Day... The Mornington State schodl showed its appreciation of this commemoration by not only making merry the devia tion from ordinary routine, but the master, Mr Forber, prepared a pro gramme amongst his . scholars, which was not only interesting and entertain ing, but served as a means for honor ing those great men through whose in genuity and determination we to-day Lajoy the privile e ui being Austra lians. There was a good y number of parents who came curious, but they retraced their steps agreeably surprised. The newly-appointed committee were r presented by the full complement of ladies and one gentleman. After a n-at speech by Mr Ferber to the visit ing patents, touching on the occasion, the programme (by scholars only) Iegan as follow. : Recitition, 'The Women of the West,' Ifaster Harry Clarke; recita tion, 'Herocsof Australia,' Miss Daisy Swam ; essay, 'Dampier,' Iilta Richardson; essay, 'Burke and Wills,' May Stone; essay, 'Captain Cook,' Marguerite Dryer ; rec...
AT TYABB. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
AT TABB. Mr A S Krcrouno, "Bullartr," Tynbh, re portn for month of April : - S 5fh ... ... ... 6 points. 13th ... ... 41 15th ... ... . . 4 21st ... 7 22nd ... 1 , 2tth .. .. 12 ,, 2?ath ..... ... 18 26th ... . . 15 , 28th ... .. ,, Total ... ... 1.19in. Total rainfall from lst January to 30th April-8.5 points.
BALNARAING. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
BALNAtlNG. Rape crops in the locality are look ing well generally, but Alr Davies' is considered uoe of the best. The oat crops in various places are up, and promise to be good. Another vigorous attack was made on the local res-rve on Monday, 24th, when a good contingent of willing hands armed with miattocks, u.oes, spa tes, etc., played havoc with the trees and scrub. Mir Vansuyleli did some good work with his tenru of bul locks. In 'The Standard' of last week mention was made of the marriage fever nt Frankston. It is as well to 'tearu" it hasa.mnade its"at pCeriiinbcel'H BIalnarring, as a good niany have joined in wed-lock lhere quite recently As there is another new house in the courre of const, uction, the 'oung ladies of the district ere all of opinion that I'li the One.' A cu?.cert and ball held here recently, it was thought, would ventilate the matter, but up to the time of writing he still remains a 'dark horse.' There is a move on foot to ho'd a plain and fancy dress ball i...
Peninsula Football Association. MEETING OF DELEGATES. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
Peninsula Football Asso- a ciation.-, ti "MEETING O' DELEGATES. n A meeting of delegates represent" ing the clubs in connectibn with the Pefiinsula Football Association was held at Somerville on Thurs day evening, the President (iMr McArthur) in the chair. There were present--Messrs Myers. and Vansuylen (Balnarring), Wilson and Boulter (Hastings), Monk and Firth (Somerville), Willox and McComb ·(Frankston), Hutchins and the President(Mornington). A dispute relative to the eligibility of Mr Willox to represent the Frank ston club.in. place .of Mr Pettit aro?e, the President holding' that the rule distinctly said - "Clubs should only be represented by those elected by them, and that no proxies be allowed." Messrs Varisuylen and Monk moved that Mr Willox be allowed to sit as one of Frankston delegates. .Mr Wilson: If a motion is., in the books, 'ou will ' have to give notice of motion to- rescind it. We would be breaking the rules" by al1 lowing him to sit. Mr Vansuylen: We are not bre...
The Old for the New. A GOOD PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
The Old for the New. A GOOD PROPOSAL a Mr W. Mason, speaking at the o Frankston cricket club's asmoke night on Saturday, referred to the procuring of a proper recreatiun reserve for Frank ston. lie said the allotment of crown I land near the tennis court was an t admirable site fuor a reserve.-(A voice: It's not big enough.)-Mr Mason: I've gone in to 11 that and find that it is. Cot.tinuing, the speaker said that if the residents vf Fraskston would orly make a concerted move, and go heart and soul into the matter, they could I have a ground st Fraukston second to none. Morninston had a reserve right in the township, and why should Frankston not have the sanie - The old reserve on the Cranbourne road was absolutely useless, as it was too far out of the town, and very few. people ever visited the spot. If the townspeople approached the Lrads Department, and asked them to sell the present re serve, and with the money improve. the one near the tennis court, he thought they would be succ...
Somerville Park Pavilion. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
Somerville Park Pavilion. The Somerville Park is to be used as a football ground this sea son, end several little things need to be done to make the ground at tractive, and one of these is a pavilion. In order to help in this matter the local football club gave a concert in the Mechanics' Hall on Friday night, and there was a very large attendance. Mr J. E. Taylor, the chairman, had an unenviable position to fulfil, as owing to sundry causes only two of the performers turned up, and local talent was called into requisi tion. The artists available locally are above the average, and, conse quently, a good programme re sulted. At the conclusion of the vocal programme, several phonographic selections by Mr Sincock's machine were rendered. Cr Griffiths has a happy knack of saying the right things when he moves a vote of thanks.. He said the people of Australia had saved a situation at the Referenda, and he hoped the local footballers would follow their action during the com ing season. C...
Dedication Service. ST. PETER'S CHURCH, MORNINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
Dedication Service.. ST. PETER'S CHURCH, MORN INGTON. A service in memory of the late Captain and Mrs Frayer took place in the above church on Sunday, April 23rd, when the stained-glass window, erected to the late Captain and Mrs Frayer by their daughters, Mrs H. Perrin, of "Les Avants." Auburn,'and Mrs E. Steedman, of "Summer Lea," Mornington, was dedicated in the presence of a large congregation. The service, was conducted by the Rev. J. S. Woods, who was for twelve years incum bent of St. Peter's, and knew Cap tain and Mrs Frayer most intim ately in their decliningyears. The preacher, in his address preceding the dedication, dwelt feelingly on the beauty of the words lined to the departing ones. Captain Frayer was one, he said, who used to travel and trade on the deep waters. Many sailors gave themselves up to a life of godlessnes=, but not so their de parted friend. His life was one in which the fear of God was manifest -to him all things spoke of God's providence. The five-star...
Bicycle Road Race. LOCAL COMPETITORS' SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
- E-icycle Road Race. - LOCAL COMPETITORS'SUCCESS. A bicycle road race, in connection with the Frankston Cycling Club, was held on Saturday, .Mr J. B. Jolly being the'organiser, and to that ;entleman much praise is due for the success of the affair. A large number witnessed the start at Moorabbin, and along the route, right up to the finish at Frank ston, excitement was intense. The distance of the course-from Hoorab bin to Frankston-was about 20 miles, and the fast time in which the journey was covered (40 min. 10 sec.) speaks volumes for the class of riders which competed. There were 67 started, including su:h cracks as Lock wood (the picked representative of Tasmania in the Warrnambool to Mel bourne road race), A. U. Colvin (Aus tral winner), lion Kirkham (winner of recent championship from Bathurst to Sydney), and A. Fiercy (winner of the last Warroambool to Melbourne road race). The starters at Moorabbin were-Mr 11. Jackson (vice-president Inter-club Cycling Association), and M...
Moorooduc Cemetery, [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
Moorooduc Cemetery, The amoant of work that has been done at the above cemetery by the varinos working bees during the last few tmnths is indeed gratifying, and the hihbest praise is due to the organ iier (Mr A. McLelhn) and all the gentlemen who no willingly assis'cd in potuing the grounds in such perf.ect order. The painting of the picket fence in front of the cemrtery was done by last Thursday's working bee, which consisted cf C:s Grovcr and Alston, Messrs Alex. McLellan, R. Bone, S. Gar ick, T. Green, Geo. Golds, H. Schleebh. J. Nob!e, and An drew McL".llan. The following additional donations to the above building fund have been rectied byMr Andrew McLellan:- Iessre C. Grant, Moonee Ponds, ?L Is; Joe Hutchinson, 10s 6d; F C. Doherty, 10s ; Ferber, 3; Summer land, timber; Mrs Campbell, 5s.
THE INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
THE INQUEST. DrCole on Thursday suhbequently investigated the circumstances sur ronnding the death of Mr Nicholson. Ethelbert Nicholson, a tailor, brother of the .decealed, said that he last saw his brother aliv on Sturday afternoon last. D?c'ased had been suffering from his nerves. .Lousie Nicholson,' wife of the do ceased, residing inHunter Street, Ma' vern, saidcthat her husband !eft home to.speind the day at his bun-alow at Frankaton on Sunday morning. Wit ness did not soe him alive again, To the Coroner: He had n's husi a=s worries, and appeared to be well, ex cept that he c.nmplained of a cold,. John TMerriman, stationmaster at Frankston, said that on' Monday !nst a platelayer told him that a body wae lying on thae line about two miles from the station on the up line. Constable Stephonson, in charge at Frinkston, said that the head was found some distance from the trunk. Dr Cole entered up the following verdict.: "I find that on May 1, at Frankston, Albert Ernest Nicholson was...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
NOTES. The "Kangaroos'_ "trimmed their nails" for the first time last Satur day, and, judging by appearance, will be "hot stuff," as a good many young players with plenty of bone, sinew and heart are anxious for a good sporting "go in" ; and from what we have read about other teams, they will want it all. The secretary of the Frankston club, Mr E. K. McComb, acknow ledges with thanks the following donations :-Cr Oates, 10s 6d ; Mr Kitson, 10s ; Mr McDonald, 5. Mr W1. Monk, 'secretary of the Somerville Football Club, acknow ledges the following donation to w.lrds building a pavilion in the lcal Park--£ 3s 2d, on behalf of the Dancing Class committee. Mornington defeated Somerville last Saturday, by 9 points. Both teams were only fairly well re presented. Neil McArthur wvill be greatly missed by the Mornington team this season. The Moinington boys must go in for training immediately, as the' majority of them are "fairly green." Mr HI Menck, secretary of the M.P.F.A., through an attack...
A Photographic Paper De Luxe. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
A Photographic Paper De Luxe. The Spring issue of The Amateur Photographer and Photographic News is a special 'Empire' and 'World' number appealing to users of the comara in al parts of the world. It is full of fine pictures- on art paper printed in colours, which demonstrate ninny of the modern adv uces of .the photographer; and a great number of practical, useful, and eleamentary arti cles for all who_ are inter sted in photography are al.o features. The specia issue is published this week, and is a remakable two pennyworth that evely amateur shol d see. The Issue as 7flustrate? tnroughout with fine pictures in two colours on are paper. Articls on the diverse appli cations of photography in present.day life well demonstrate to camera users, both beginners and advanced workers, the far-reaching utility of photography. This Empire number is well calculated to excite interest in'a facinatinjghobby and to assist its followers.
FLINDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
FLINDERS. Following . is the complete pro gramme rendered at the concert last week in connection with the local tennis club : Miss Turner, piano solo; Mr Lam. bet, song, " Would 'you care" (en cored); Miss Simmonds, recitation; Mr Langford, song, " Queen of the earth"; Miss Boulter, song, "Roses"; Mr Cole, song (encored); Miss Sproule, piano sol', Mr lB?ry rendered' a whistl-. ing solo in a very pretty style (en. cored); Miss Turner, recitation. " Quick work" (encored); Mr'Lambet, song, "Shannon River" (encored); Miss Hill, recitation, "The perplexed wife" (recalled again and again, her encores being pleasing' to all. The dialogue, entitled "Mr Flutter dres. sing for the Flinders Ball," received hearty applause. The charac'ers were:-Mr Flutter, Mr-J. Symonds; Mary, Miss MleClaure; Jane, Miis Symonds; Sarah, Mrs A. McDonald; Hettie, Miss Hill; Frank, Mr . A. Vanner; Joe, Mr R. McDonald. "-'1he ladies and gentlemen are to be con gratulated on the way they took their parts.
THE CHURCHES. ST. PAULS, FRANKSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
THE CHURCHES. t ST PAUL'S, FRANKSTON. The following extracts are taken from the May iesue of the Church of England Parish Paper: coANTisnATos. Confirmation classes are being sfarted. and those ahl, are not con. i-nau-l are asked to attend them lBit perhaps you don't know what Coofirz-:ti; n is: Then you'lI have to rtealyrur lhile and see. It is special ly r fe'red-ro in Act. 817 and Acts 196. In the Bible it, is called the " Larin* on of hba:ds" This was a con!n:on f.mn of , blesing in old Testa ment times, use?, Ce , by Jacob and ]loses Our Sasistr Christ a!duo used it in bh--si::g childlrn as well as in be ing the si k. And afterwards the Aps-"'- r.ed it as an important Chri'n::: r . 0 e of the Apostles cI- s it rilt sunu thin -as repent at.ce? a;d aith at .:Ien- one of. the printip'c- of t hrin auity. Confirmatrin, thin,, is a form of bke -ig" tr. in Nwe Ti s-inent times was -dmimn--ter- t cy,? by Apostles. The t?eacn iit. Phihp prechbed effec tively to the people of Samaria and ...
A Midnight Joke. HUMORISTS AT WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
A Midnight Joke. HUMORISTS AT WORK. In the grey, still dawn of Monday morning the main street at Frankston presented a very sulemn and doleful appearance, end early risers were strikes with the sighr. The umaking of the steet has occupied longer than anticipated, and it was only recently that the two allotments, .which are surrounded with rows of stones, hive been filled in to esulice of a rockery reing formed Some. humorists evi dently saw the resemblance of the street in its present state to that of a graveyard, and knowing the lep.tlh of time the street has been under forma tion, proceeded to put into verse, in the shape of an "In Memoriam," their feelings on the matter. Two boards were er cted, one at the centre end of each'allotment, which bore the striking resemblance of two tombstones. They were roughly covered with white paper, and on each were boldly written (note! the printer was not con suited in the matter) verses in memory of the bodies concerned in the re-form ing of t...
Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
Sporting. • In speaking to the toast of "Kin dred 'ports" at the smoke night at a Frankston on Saturday, Mr Mason t referred to the matter of the recent 1 disputed footballers' championship at - Mornington. He had heard that Mr Jolly had thrown out a challenge to 1Mr McArthur to run the race again, and he, personally,.would liki to see the match take place. -Mr Jolly, in replying, said several residents of Fraukston had contributed towards the match, and the sum of ouer £20 had been 'iofited. He w;uldl, be I r slnmsible for the remaining £30, and would chal enge Mr McArthur to a match of £50 a side, over the same Idistance and upon similar conditions as the previous race was run under. The anneal meeting of the Frank ston tennis club, which was to have taken place on Monday evening, was postponed on aecount of the meagre attendance of members. There were only about half-a-dozen sufficiently . interested to put in an appearanc. Several notified their regret for non attendlance, but b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
W. T. SACH, WATCHNIAKER and - - JEWELLER Iste of Fermay, Ireland, now o . Ciy'e a"k."' MORNINCTON. A NSOUSCE' to t hb ii pr.-pred to ezete ajl i?i-J of Order can be eft with SMr R. Annear, Grocer. Iornicit=s ; MIr Rudduck, Dro an.; Meters ~uon nid Fons, somer vile; or at Clyd.bank," Dromans o d. 1 ]rivate residences visitpd by appointment. Carriers. Messrs Cairns nd Williams, -eClydebank" daily, and will deliver orders entrusted to them. SEctimate givren fo repairs, f desired. before preeeedire wththem. 260 J. MILLARD, CARRIER and CAB PRO PRIETOR, FRANKSTON. Cabs Meet all Trains. Parcels and Lugeýwe received a-.d promptly delivered. 1Io.es and Vehicles for hire, Prices rea&)aable Letters and Teleranms prompt:y a-.t nted A. GOXALL, - Butcher, - Bay-street, Frankston, Families Wm.trd n fir ()b-ers......... Prime 3M-t Oi ItK ................ Sma_:-O ,'a a "f Eevry D Ln.i;,tion Fresh D i v ]iJde, and 3kin i n:ht............... Phrmaceutical & Dispensing Chemist, . . FRAN...
LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 6 May 1911
LOCAL AND U CENERAL" The Moorooduc Public Cemetery Trus. invites tenders in this issue for supplying new pests and repairing fencing, etc., at the Moorooduccemetery. - A man named F. W. Barker broke all previous records at sheaf-throwing at the Flinders show by throwing a sheaf of hay, 91bs in weight, over the bar at a height of 34 feet. - We have been getting through some important matters lately. As for instabce Census papers and referenda. 'Both are important, uun o..um.-vi?eeraidetan.. es orchardists, have still one more difficult and most important matter to settle, and that is co.opieration. Readers who "are interested in this matter should turn up to the next fruitgrowers' meeting, when this matter will receive attention. . Harvest thatiksgiving services were conducted in St. Paul's Church of Eng land, Frankston, on Sunday last. In' the morning Rev. Kitchen . occupied the pulpit, and Mr W.G. Cramer preached in the evening. The church was tastefully decorated with fruit, corn;...