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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
Electricity! The gates of the whole world are open to the electrician, He will go where he will, He will get what he wants. ELECTRIC IlY. ELEO IRICITY The world's moving power. ,(1000,0o, to be spent in electrifying the rnilways, Jot this down, The man with orfctricity in his head I)as what he likes in his pock t. Our terms are so reasonable that the poorest man can become an electrician Go now, right away, Write away for particulars and find out how to become a successfu -lectrician. F. S. Beckwith, F.IPS,, Eng,, Principal 165 Collins Streeot, Melbourne Beach Blocks tha Dands At Aspendale, Chelsea ard Oarrum,.. To secure one you must act quickly, £5 Deposit * £1 per month. W. A. TOWLER, Auctioncer, 406 Collins Steet, City, o Local Offices, Phone Central 3720 F. EISIKOP, GENERAL GROCER; etc CHlELSEA .Land for Sale. . Houses and Camps To Let, insurances. Effected. . We have special opportunities for securing tenants'for houses.' ' Owners would do well to place their business in our h...
CORRESPONDENCE. ELECTRIC LIGHT SUPPLY FOR CHELSEA To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. ELECTRIC LIGHT SUPPLY FOR CHELSEA To the Editor Sir,-Mr Flyger's reply to my letter of the 10th inst, both of which appeared in "The News" of the 14th inst,, simply upholds my statement that he grossly misrepresented my scheme in putting it before the mem bers of the progress association of Aspendale at their last meeting. Mr Flyger has evidenced an exceedingly biased mind, and thus shown that he is absolutely unqualified to have occupied the position of chairman of the electric light committee, How ever, I will satisfy myself correcting misstatements. 1 Mr Flyger says " Charges for lighting Nightingall 7d, Stewart 8d" Mr Nightingall pro. poses 8d per unit with a reduction of a penny if paid within the month,' I propose maximum of 8d to commence and a permanent reduction if the profits of the company exceed the amount prescribed by the Electric Light Act. Mr Fl'~gor, however, does not state that Mr Nightingall proposes 2~d for cooking as a mini mum, whereas I propose...
MORDIALLOC. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
MORDIALLOC. With a comfortable seat in the i apen air on a close, muggy night, the popularity of moving pictures was manifest by the attendance at the ai'tertainment offered last Saturday evening at Mordialloo, The manage. nent. were fortunate so far as the weather conditions and a gratifying attendance concerned, but, although an up-to.-dte plant has been in stalled, there was much to be desired in the manipulating of. the. machine, An allowance cai? certainly be made of'the fact of ih being the inaugura tion of the oenterprise. The subjects were well, chosen, and where no mechanical intrioaciios marred the running of the spools, the piotures showed distinct and clear. New pio. tures are to be exhibited every week -The harvest festival in connection with the Salvation Army takes place at the bar?raeks on Saturday, 2Sth'inst, and the following Sunday and Monday. At the Saturday ser vice s special feature will be singing by the children On Sunday Briga dier Dennis will conduot servic...
MARKET GARDENERS' PICNIC A Hot Day---Interesting Sports. A Large Attendance. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
MARKET 'GARDENERS' PICNIC A Hot Day--..Interesting Sports. A Large Attendance. The picnic of 1914, Will doubtless be recorded in the annals of the Gardeners' Association as a record more particularly from a heat point of view, as the day was a scorcher of the worst type. From an early hour of the day this class of weather was predicted, and excursionists were not disappointed. Even as the " Hygela" and " Ozone " forged their way to Queenscliff over the smooth water, the heat was intense the breeze being almost nial. Even this was bearable, but the heat on the grounds was almhnost the limit, how the officials got through their work, one wonders, but they did and with their customary tact and energy. The passengers by the boats mentioned numbered over 2000, whilst this number was con siderably augmented by arrivals per other means of conveyance. We offer the following sum for the solution by readers interested. With a thermometer reaching anything over 137 degrees, how many gallons If...
Moorabbin Shire Valuation Splendid Progress. Rate Reduced to 2s. in the £ [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
Moorabbin Shire Val h; Splendid Progress. Rate Reduced to 2s. in the' £:, At last Monday's council meeting, the valuer, Mr Evren MoSwain, pre. sented his report, which was received and adopted with very little dis ous.aon, T'he, 'igureo Hhow a ditN tinti --o advance in a:.liiding and putlatimiv Tbhe valuatiouni liasetd upoi a rental basis, as defined by the Local Government Aot. S VLLUTIONs 1013 1912 North .. ... 16,307 14,100 East - , ,, 21,762 18,397 South ... 47,017 34,437 West . ,; 57,842 89,659 In. . , L142,928 .4106,693 Inorease, 36,385, , OPULArTION. 1 9 S1913' ..1912. North , 195 49i19 Eastb ., ,;, 8819 3313 South , . ,r . 3883 4231 West ,. ,,, 0452 5124 14,549 :14,487, Increase 62,; The valuation was made earlier this year than 'last; consequently a large number of seaside residences were uubooopied, Northv ,2, a., u.. 431 -414 at07Q. 614 South . . 1299 1180 West,. .. . 141% 178 8819 3486 Inirease, 33, In addition, there are 214 bungalows,, 104 tents in the South riding, an...
CARRUM [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
CARRUM On Tuesday last, opposite the rail. 'way station, in front of Seacombe House, the first barrow load of as phalt was spread by Mr H. Forsyth, at the request of a number of rate" payers, Mr Forsyth said that this was what the people in the main street had been waiting for, for the past fifteen years. Mr Moran, the contractor for the asphalting, in roes ponding, said that it was the first put down in the south riding, He h'oped to be able to lay a lot more, One thing could be relied on, that he would give them a first olass job every time. Rofreshments were par. taken of in Seaoombo House, at the invitation of Miss Brown, Mr Joseph Olarko and Co hold their usual monthly sales last Mon. day at the hotel yards There was not a great variety to dispose of, prinoipally fowls and sundries Fowls Wrpgrrht from 38 6d per pair
CHELSEA [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
CHELSEA 1The quarterly meeting of the Dis trict Benefit Society was hold on lMonday night, The resignations of Mr E, J. Howard as president, and Mr S. P. Hooppell as treasurer, were received and accepted with regret' Messrs W. M Billings, D. M'Donough and Jennings were nom i?ated for the position, but Messrs Billings and Ml'Donough deolined in favor of Mr Jennings, who was de clared duly elected,.. Mr Joennings said that he eonsidaered the society would be a true benefit to the dis triot, and thanked the meeting for the honor be'towed on him. Mr W: M'nrrly being the only one nominu ated for the office of treasurer was declared duly elected, He said he :'racognised the honor conferred on him, and would do his best to bring credit to the institution, He thought a large number of members could be obtained by canvassing the district in a proper manner. r\l W. M. Billings was appointed trustee, and said he was proud to be a trustee of snuch an excellent institution, In his opinion, it wa...
MOORABBIN SHIRE COUNCIL Monday, February 16. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
MUORABBIN SHIRE COUNCIL Monday, February TG. Present :-The President (Cr B J F:erdinaando), Crs Soudds, White, Kelly, Brownfield, Smith, Marriott, Mills, Shields, Eggleston, Small and Burgess. Correspondonea. From Victorian Railways, stating in reply to a letter from the council, complaining of overorowding of trains on Sandringham line, that many trains were not running to scheduled time on account of neces sary delay over bridges at Footsoray and Flinders-street viaduct. This, coupled with the faoot that rolling stock could not be constructed quickly enough, was the main cause. The alterations would be completed shortly, when the cause of complaint would be removed,-The letter was received, Cr Small making the com ment that he did not know how the bridge at Footscray had anything to do with the matter Practically the same reply had been received three years ago; From the Country Roads Board, stating that members would discuss at an early date a proposal to extend the steel tramway...
Chelsea Progress Association [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
Chelsea Progress Association -4- The ordinary monthly meeting of the above was held in the Publio Hall last Saturday, the president, Mr J.:James, being in the'chair, CORRESPONDENCE. From the Shire of Dandenong, re water supply, stating that the matter was receiving the attention of South riding councillors, and a report was expected from a sub committee in a month. From Cr N, G. M'1leod, notifying that his resignation as councillor would be placed before the council at next meeting, and thanking them for the honor accorded him as their representative for the last five years. -Received, and a vote of thanks accorded for past services. From AV. W. Jones, secretary Fire Brigades' Board, re prevention or minimising of fire risk by clearing undergrowth, etc. From Mr Soininersall, resigning his position as visiting delegate to the sister associations,--Received with regret, and Mr A., Jones ap. pointed. From Chelsea Fire Brigade, re clashing of meeting night with fire brigade bazaar on Ap...
CHELTENHAM [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
CiELTENHAM The aanual meeting of par [shioners.of SUt Mattews' ChuLch of Rnglands, was held last Friday, the vicar, the Rev C0. Orotty, presiding over a fair attendanco. Tht report and balauce shet, which were re gardedi as very satisfactory, was received and adopted, with very little discussion Amongst other items of general business, it was •rsolved that the nuu~ber of. vestry men should be reauced, with the result that the follor,ving were selected :-Messrs Bie',l, Booker, Brookes, Oroxford, Er'win, Hitchin, Irwin, Shepheard, S) ack, Wedd and Wilde. Herowith is an abstract from the report : - 1912 1913 Church collec. lections..; ;79 14 5,£131 7 10 Donations 41 17 7 135 3 9 Pew rent...,, 14 5 0 21 1 0 Total roeiptsl69 3 5 333 12 -
State of the Tides [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
State of the Tides High tide for the ensuing week will be as follows: Sunday ...11,10 ..,11,13 Monday ... - .,,11,29 ° Tuesday ,,,12,53 ,;. 1,26 Wednesday ,,, 1.59 ,,, 2,29 Thursday ,.., 2,57 ... 8,21 Friday ,,. 8.44 ,.. 4.4 Saturday ... 4.24 -4;41 Low tide oan be estimated at about half way between the times .mentioned on any one day. Tbe News. --"Tls not in mortals to command success, But we'ldo more, Scmpronlus, we l deserve it' SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1914.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
For iSale. DBIME Suckers and Slips. GRIFFITH, S Argus ep, and Moorabbin rd, Chelten um., J R7IRE~0OOD.-2ft firewood, dry, and J sound, 40s per truck, M, Clements, Franuaton., a +. RITE Onion Se'ed, saved from the very best strain, and grown at Mornington Junction, 20s per lb,, im. mod 'to delivery. e, Clements, Warragul road, Oakloigh. Phone 55 Oakleigh., ,0t SAE. --ONION SEED, Ealy ' White Onioni Seed, grown at Kordi". burra, 20s per .lb, Orders taken for Golden Globe, 2a Od per lb,--Mra Alex. Robertson, Warren Crescent (off Main road), Mordialloo. ACRES of relaitumed swamup land, statte o .ecr bl.ck ' p aero for; whole. " Appointment to inspect, by letter, JOHN PORTER, /0 . Thomas Bros, Carrum LIGHT Hours' Art Union Tickets, now Iobtainable from all niwsagonts, or News" Office, Cheltonham and Chelsea. GREY Pony, 14 hands, 8 years, quiet, good for jinkor. Kerrand Gibbins, Aspondalo V ACHT, complete, 14ft, cheap, Alf, 1 Hall, Williams Grove, .Chelsea DUCKS (young), for sale, G Smith...
MENTONE [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
MENTONE On Saturday night last, wheni about to retire, Mr and Mrs R. Marriott, who have a large and choice market garden on Point Nepean Road, went o,?tside to have a final look around, and aotnally saw a man going along that thorough. fare lighting fires. They followed him, and saw him ignite three fii'~e in the' scrub at intervr1l Each of these they put out, bu e third. was such a large one tha ?a gontlo man passing in a motor cad.l4 to go .to their assistance before' . 'couldl' be extinguished. Meanwvi .the man, whose figure they hlt .noticed well enough to be able to rocognise again, although they could nt'bieoohis face, had disappeared towars.s Mordialloo. Mr Marriott made haste and inform. ed Constable Frickor, At day. light on Sunday, the two went to the spot whore the incen diary had been seen, and came aoro3s well defnled tracks, They hired a taxi.cab, and were able to pick up these tracks as they travelled in it at' intervals, getting out here and there to identify them. F...
Councillor Small's Photo. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
Councillor Small's Photo.--Quito a com. plaot surprise was placed upon Cr A. IE Small on Thursday night, when the San dringham branch, A,N,A,, presented him with an onlarged framed photo of hlmself, suitably insoribod, The presentation was accompaniod with oulogistio remarks by Mossrs Slator, Soffa, Aspsey, and others, and was modestly aceopted and acknow ledged by the recepiont. It is tho members intention to make a more formal preseontas tion of the photo to the Moorabbin Coun oil,at its next meeting, thus creating another addition to the collection of photos of past presidents, Sons of Temperance--A branch of this benefit -ocioty will be oponed at thoe Con grogational church, Choleol, on Monday, 23rd ist , at.8 p.m. Picture Shows.-Very spooial pro grammes are to be provided to-night at Cheltenbham, Mordidlloo ?ud Chlsesa (See advts Weddings--Reports of the weddings of Phillips-Davis, Mordialloo, G(ays-Keou nedy, Choltonham, will appear next week Elettlo TtrBi to Beaumari --The ln...
A WORD OF CRITICISM. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
A WORD OF CRITICISM, Underlying those heaven-sent gifts of infinite tact and kindly diplomacy which are characteristic of Australia's High Commissioner, th'r, runs a streak of keen criticism and clear in alght which is sometimes turned upon our foibles, and which it behoves us to mark, learn, and inwardly digest. In a recent speech Sir George Reid unburdened himself thus ;--"The fatal thing about Australians is that they are so busy admiring their own pro gress and their own intelligence, that they. are-forgettlng the enormous tasks' which lie before them." A valuable and 'consclontious, opi nion of this kind, and from this source is not to be 'disregarded ; and perhaps the greatest incubus to indi vidual and national-- development is an undue supply of self-coinplacency. We who lie on the world's outskirts are peculiarly liable to lose the broad outlook, and to become .iarrow and self-centred in our ideas ;. and the travelling Australian frequently finds himself forced'to reorganis...
A VALUABLE OPINION. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
.A VALUABLE OPINION. --~--+---- Mr. Justice lBevan, who has held of fleo for nearly two years in the Ter ritory, holds a sound, optimistic opinion as to that country's chances for a successful future. "The problem of this part of Aus tralia is economic rather than clima tic," he says. "I have not even a shadow of doubt;that the Territory can be successfully occupied by white people, as far as climate goes, but just now the question is how it can be made profitable. Nothing would assist development more than the discovery of payable goldfields. In, some localities money has been spent on a lavish scale, but not in the di. rection of proving the payableness of the leases. "While there are other sources of wealth in the Territory, the opening up of permanent mineral fields would do more than anything else to pro. mote settlement, and create a de mand for agricultural produce, There are possibilities of development in the frozen meat trade. The establishment of ,works at Darwin would en...
AMERICAN AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
AMERICAN AGRICULTURE. An American oxpert says of Agri culturo in the United States:--"There is good authority for the assertion that tho farmor could take from the same area of ground in four years grain crops as much as seven years now givo him, leaving the produeos of the other throo years when the land rested from gramin, as a clear profit duo to bettor methods. Ho can do far moro than that by joining live-stock raising with grain raising, Nature has provided cattle to go with the land, , . What our people have to do is to cover less ground, cultivate smaller farms so as to mnako the most of thoem, instead of getting a scant and uncertain yield from poveral hundra'l acros."
A DISTINGUISHED OPINION. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
A DISTINGUISHED OPINION, ------------+ Earl Grey is one of those pillars o the Empire who prefer national views and interests to local or persona; ones. His visit, therefore, should be of great benefit to Australia, for he Is a thinker who discovers and ad heres to what he considers Britain's best and ultimate gain, and is not biased by mistaken feelings for one country or people, His arrival at Perth was marked by an instructive speech, containing much kindly criticism and. good ad vice, and showing that he has thor oughly studied and pondered on Aus tralia's position in the Empire. lie asked and answered the question: "How are we going to develop our great country, and make ourselves worthy of the trust reposed on us ?" And he replied to the groat national query by emphasising the fact that Australians fortunately have already recognised-that it is not population and progress alone which make for full and perfect nationhood, but the spirit and devotion of the people; the identific...
JOHNNIE'S JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 21 February 1914
JOHNNIE'S JOKI. Toolo's was a brand of humour that wont out with the pun and the praoti onl joke. The things the comedian and his friends did off the stage, as a matter of courso and "to raise a laugh, " would to-day bring them within the ctuches of the law on many occasions. The pun was less devastating n a rule. Sims IReeyes told the story in his ronmnisoonccs how he was playing the .llrt of Tom Tug in company with his friend Toolo, who was also a ihombor of theo cast, In the "Waterman," ho oxplains, a word or two of a gag was held permissible; and, partly to amuse the audionco partly to astonish his fol low actor, Reoves, in a certain scone, in reply to Toole's question, "Wiat's tlio meaning of all thisP" replicd, "TIh meaning of it is that you've beon mado a tool of, and ]I'fn a happy foellow." "Jobuuid lodoed" cery' nmuc surpris ed," Reeves relates, "and as a popu lar comedian does not, if' he can hell it, allow himself to be scored off, he, after a moment's reflection - during...