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Cr Murray Gives Notice [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
Cr Murray Gives Notice Diesoneing the question of salaries and commmssions paid .to the. shire officers Cr Murray said the engineer reived 5 per cent on Country. Board Works and the secretary, 1 per cent. He did not linow before that they were paying a total of 6 per cent. The secretary said it was paid on the authority of the council After further discussion, which will be published in next issue, Cr Murray moved that the engineer's appointment be terminated . Cr Oates rote to a point of order. Notice of motion was necessary Cr Murray then gave notice of in tention to move at next, meeting That the services of the engineer be dispensed with, and that application be called for a permanent engineer
Cr Oates Replies to a Critic To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
Cr Oates Replies to a Critic To the.Editor. Sir, -In your last week's issue, Mr A.: E. Lasslett brazenly says that I am inconsistent I With your per -mission, Mr Editor, I wish to show that Mr Leaslett himself is-wonder fully "consistent" I Some time ago he moved (in the Progress Associa tion) that the Tennis Court be allow ed open on Sundays, but he was de feated. Then,- pleading that "he could not see the difference between tennis and bathing," 'he moved that Sunday bathing be prohibited, but he was again turned down. This wee followed by a very able article. in "The Staudad".' from tieepen of one "Timothens." It recounted, in Bib heal style, how a member of the Progress Association, having attacked Godliness, next attacked Cleanliness. Mr Lasslott now suggdsts th.al I, It at shire councillor, Isbounl: vote gatinsl the erection of bathing boxes ON THE FORESHORE. This proves that Alr Lasslett sla wonderfully consinltet -because, having atteaked Godliness and Cleanliness, ho now ntt...
Minister at Frankston Mr Oman Inspects Bowling Green Site [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
Minister at Frankston fj Mr Oman Inspects Bowling Green Site The shire council was sitting in special meeting at Frankston yester day afternoori, when the secretary read a message he had just received to the effect thtat. Mr Oman, the Ministef of Lands, would -arrive at 3.30 o'clocl that day -to inspect the site of the proposed bawling green. Punctial. to:-time 'the> Minister, acconipaii: ed by the -Under Secre tary foi.Liindsl-saived sat the Mle chanics' Hall, where thie- meeting wasin progress.. Cr C. Jones, who was in the chair, cordially welcomed the .'Minister, and said the Council was glad of the opportunity presented. of finalising a matter.:which . had -.proved somen what troublesome. -In the past thie pouncil had given permission to vari-. ous bodies to occupy the foreshore; by cost"nietinlg'teuLnis -coiirtsi etc.,, biut it appeai;ed that they hadi ex ceeded their duty in -so doing. •,Mr Oinan-We clanm to be .su: preme. . The 'Underi-Sccretary for- :Lands said the Depart...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
SEtablished 1888 G. E. ROGERS & SON, (Late A.I.F.) Progressive Ironmongers IPlayne Street, Frankston Good Assortment Glassware and Crockery Cash Prices Terms Cash Dainty & Bright "Gum Leaf" Tea & Tea Rooms, Cakes Under PNew Management Frankston House Buildings BAY STREET, FRANKSTON. Home-Made Scones and Cakes. Morning and Afternoon Tea Light Luncheon. N[isses G. & I. Joqes Ms Gertrude lodd D. DODD (late Royal A^- i orce). (Opposite Franketon Railway Station) Young Street, Vrankston FOR FHigh-Class Drapery and Mill inery, :finest selection of Voile - and zephyr dresses, crepe de chine, voile'-aud fancy blonses and jumpers, ohldren's dresses and underclothing, boyssummer suits and shirts, large stook-of boys' hats from 2s, men's fa abion and workingshirts and trousers (agents for the Osh Koch working brousers, every pair guaranteed), spe oial llnesof men's woollen and cotton socks, .all-the'new season's selections of ladies and ,children's jumpers and s...
Late Football [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
Late Football Applications for posttions as fild umpires to the tlornington Peninsula I Seconds Footbal Asociation .hould be addraescd to the secretary, Mr-W. Cain, by -Monday nest. ee advt in to-day', issue. Another match between "Frankston and Mlordlalloc will be played at the Frankston-Park to-morrow afternoon. The Red & Blacksare specially asked to be there early. --n-the first game. AMordiallc -defeated-Frankoton by 9 :goals 10 behindato.5 goals3 behinds. Oar Somerville. correspondent re- parts that owing to the Langwarrin team failing to,put in an appearance on'Satnrday last, a acratchmatch-was. played between the: Blne-: and the Blne" and Golds. After an exciting struggle, fobthe-most part in the rain, 'the Blue and Golds won by two points. I*--- -
Our Somerville Letter Protest Against Duties on Arsenate of Lead [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
Oui Somerville Letter ?r'rotest Against Duties on Arsenate of Lead ii _ _____________ ________________ -Te - .xia that asn=nn x - n Saturday ternif la: in cor nection with St Andrew's C Cto--h hat to te postporned for one -T's, awineto the inclemnct weather. Mr and Mrs George Beast hace r tarn-d from an enjoyable trip thr )ugh Tasmania. They declareit well worth a exalt,- some of- thi - caenery being Tess fine. Fruit Growers Meet The mcnthly meetiog of tbe Fruit fcroeW-. Ansoclattnn-,w wn held on Monday evening lat. It the abence of the Preeldent, the VicePrenident, S!r C. T. itea, pre ided. There was onte amoderate atteodanre of mem b rt LMatters fr corsideration at the forthorninra conference at Geetong on ;May16ttnaere di ctosed. It was ag reed to eunport the opposition to the new dotie= on imported arsenate of lead. as proposed by the Minister of Customs, viz, 25 per cent on English and .? perpcent on American. It was pointed out that this would mean an increase of 3) per cent o...
The Council Special Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
The Council Special. Meeting, Acting on the resolution of Oro Alder and Mnurray carried at last ordinary meeting, the shire council held a special meeting yesterday to catch up with arrears of work. In the absence of the President, owing to illness, Cr C. Jones was voted to the chair The other coun cillors present were Crs Alden, Oatoes, Wells, Murray, Lougmulr. Latham, Unthank, and Armstrong List of Grievances At yesterday's sporlal meeting of of the shire council a good deal of dissatisfaction was expressed at ex isting conditions as affeooting the financial position of.the shire. Cr A lden opened by deuli ng exhaustiveoly with the figures containued in the last balsuce sheet. Cr Lungmuir adversely critised the management of the stone quarries, while Cr Murray took a definite step,.in, the ýdirection of appointing a residout engineer .
Westernport [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
Westernport At the mecting of the Victorian Farmers' Union at Daudenong, on Monday last, a report was submitted by the Hon Alfred Dounwarl, NM.L.A and Mesrs Bennett (Vannathan) and Giles (Kooweernp) regarding the pro po.ai.tO open WeWternport Bayas a deep sea port. It- was stated that in" Weeternport, Victoria has one of the flne-t harbors on the Australian coasats -sheltercd -.from all winds, having a naturally scoared channel more than' a mile wide and. with awater sufficient toBfloat the largest -bip yet or likely to be built. , The spzgested place fora wharf.is Crib Paint. Thepresefitratl way line is about two miles dletant. The Railway "Comminsioners were still under an obliaatici to complete the line. Thus,, ith: two, miles of railway. and a jett'or.f1000 feet or more;,. Victoria would possess the flu est port in Australia. .Tbis could be done in a year. at ra.co,a.under?? mil liocn,"Tasmani i has for years.looked to Westeroport as their terminal, as Burnie was onuly nine bour...
Seaford [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
Seaford Another- ouecees?ui euchre party and dance was held' at Seaford. last .aturday night in connection *ith the tennis'court movement. 'Despite the wet weather, ther'e was an atten dance of about 40.. ?icellent music was -provided -by Mrs Daly (piano) and Messrs- Leckie. and Forrester (yiolins)h Mr Paxman, of Fra-nkston, acting as M C. The next euchre-par ty takes place in the .-eaford Hall on Saturday, April 30th. - - A team of Seaford cricketers went to Carrum Downs on Saturday last. Seaford went first to the wickets, and Daly made :;1, McGinisker 17, For rester 11, whilst Moffatt senior and Moffatt junior carried the score to 75. This partnership was full of in terest, the batting of young Moffatt, who usually plays with a city college team, being above the average. Car rum Downs had scored 5 runs for. no wickets. when the game had to be ab andoned, owing to the rain. A fine mare, valued at £50, drop ped dead on the road near Arms strong's Store last Friday. A bit of exciteme...
Shire Works Shire of Flinders Road Contracts [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
Shire Works Shire of Flinders Road Contracts " The Country Roads Board has a: cepted the following tenders : ? Shire of Flinders-Baldry's Road. metalling 4000 feet, Messrs Van Sny len Bros (Baluarring), £546. Flinders-Haetings Road, snpplying 350 cubic yards maintenance metal, MeEsrs Van Suylan Bros (Balnatring) £~27 10s ; additional 100 zubi2 yards of metal, l11r?C Hill (Somer ille), £75. Flinders-Mornington Road, metal ling. 'top course,' between Dutton's and Hearne's Bridge, blr G. T. Ail nutt(Cheltenham), £142913s.
POET'S CORNER. (Written Specially for "The Standard.") REMEMBRANCE DAY [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
POET'S CORNEBR (Written Specialty for "The Standard.") REMEMBRANCE DAY "Lest We Ferget" heroic sacrifice, "Lest We Forget" the fearful price they paid, "Lest We Forget" the debt that looms colossal, 'Lest We Forget" those promises we made, Or memory, enfeebled, stray Give us,we pray, Remembrance Day. &nbsp; Ours now the right of liberty and freedom, Bought with the life blood of Australia's best ; &nbsp; Then, as we hope for mercy at the Judgment, Mnut each with honor issue from the test Our world shall be our bond indeed, Or we for Justice dare not plead. "It ye break faith with as who die we shall not sleep," test,.rest, dear hearts,. we most keep i taith wifl'tihee, Or, conscience dying, our every path would haunt ; Still grim and gaunt, marring eternity Sleep,,,sleep I In all good faith we'll keep. Thy memory with reverence. sleep I And monuments,, of love. .aend pride uprising, _ A people's. tribute: to our gallant Dead. Shall'be aflame with honor, valour, •glor...
Cr Longmuir Dissatisfied [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
Cr Longmuir Dissatisfied Cr Longmuir said 3 months had elapsed since the new work referred to had been ordered. Why had it not been done at once ? The coun- cil would be run into expense from which they would never recover. His riding had been waiting for metal it could not get. The Engineer--We can all express dissatisfaction, but we must be fair. You heard me give instructions to the manager to have the work carried out. Am I responsible for Mr Jolly's illness? The council said it would give him a show. Cr Longmuir said there were two men. The council looked to the en- gineer to have the work carrid out. He would resign it things were not altered. (Discussion incomplete)
Cr Alden Reviewes Position [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 22 April 1921
Cr Alden Reviewes Position Cr Alden said that time was rolling on, and his riding had still a lot of work. unfinished.. They had been banging back for the financial posi- tion to improve, but things were very little better now. As far as he could ascertain from the balance sheet the council's yearly income from rates was £4057. Out of that &nbsp; £1981 was absorbed in domestic ex- pendlture leaving £2076. There was &nbsp; a yearly liability of £I099 to the C.R.B., leaving £976 to be expended on general work. He found that the result was that they had a bebit of £1761 on one year's operations. Cr Alden then analysed the position in the varlous ridings. He found that they all made a debit on the year's operations with the exception of Seaford. Cr Latham-That is because we could not get any work done in our riding. Cr Alden said the Frankston rid- ing for the year had over expended to an amount of more than £1000. Cr Oates-We have improved our position since last year.....
GENERAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 29 April 1921
SGENERAL .NOTES. Unless he overcomes the. debarring rule by. sleeping four' nights weekly in the district, the valuable aservices of "Dutchy" Wall will' be lost to the R:ed :and Blacks this 'coming season. His absence' would be keenly-folt. "I am sorry Wall comes under this rule," said one of the prominent officials of the Frankston Club, "for he'is a fine little fellow, who plays for the love of the game, and always gives his best." Testimonies such', as this one are,; of course, 'very nice,, but the ringsiders would rather' .have. Mr. Wall's services than our friend's sym pathies. It was rumoured that last year's skipper, Mr. H. '. McCulloch, would not be playing this season, but the writer was,assured on Saturday by one who 'ought to know. that "Mac will play alright." By the way, his brother, who formerly played with Geelong, but who is now residing at Seaford, will don the Red and Black jersey this season. Mr. Earlo, a St. Kilda League player,; will also con siderably strengthe...
The Umpire's Whistle The Second Association Fixtures Arranged [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 29 April 1921
The Umpire's Whistle SThe Second Association Fixtures Arranged The following are the fixtures for the Mornington Peninsula Second Football Association : May 7th- Frankston v Moorooduo, Morningtou v Tyabb, Hastings v So mervil'o, Langwarrin bye. May 14th-Langwarrin v Hastings, Moorooduc v Mornington. Somerville v Frankston, Tyabb bye. May 21st-Tyabb v M oorooduc, Frankston v Langwarrin, V ornington v Somerrille, Hastings bye. May 28th -Hastings v Frankston, Langwarrin v Morningtou, Somer ville v Tyabb, Moorooduc. June 4th-lMoorooduc v Langwar rin, Tyabb v Hastings, Mornington v Frankston, Somervillo bye. June 11th- Somerville v Mooroo duo, Tyabb v Laugwarrin, Hastings v Mornington, Frankston bye. June 18th-Langwarrin v Somer ville, Frankston v Tyabb, Moorooduc v Hastings, Mo:niugton byo. . June 25th-M-ooroodno v Franks ton, Tyabb v Mornington, Somerville v Hastings, Langwarrin bye. July 2nd-Hastings v Langwarrin, Mornington v Moorooduc, Frankston v Somerville, Tyabb bye. SJuly 9th-Mo...
Shire Council Activities [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 29 April 1921
Shire Council Activities Acting on the resolution' of Cr0 Alden and Murr. y carried at ' last ordinary meeting, the shire council held a special meeting on 21st'itiat td catch up with arrears of work. In the absence of the President, owing to illness, Cr C. Jones was voted to the coair' The other' coun sillors present were Crs Alden, Oates, Wells, Alarray, Longmuir. Lathats, Unthanli, and Armstrong Correspondence. Country Fire Brighdes Board, stal? ing that contribution' of £8/3/5 for quarter ending March was inow due.c Attended to. . Departmenit of l'ublic W\orks,? re petition for svcrancee of 'area' froms Shire of Cranbourne and its-annexa tibn to Shire of Frankston and Hast ings, stating.that befqrecarriving;at a decision in .the matter the Minister? has decided to hear the views ofrpar-. ties in support'of and opposcd to the granting of- the-petition, and-stating' that the Ministerwill liear fhe pirties at his office on .Wednesday): 27th' April, at 12 noon.-Cr. Oatcs.w-as ap poi...
Our Mount Eliza Letter Mr Dudley Detmold Elected President of Public Hall [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 29 April 1921
Our Mount Eliza i atter Mr Dudley Detmold Elected President of Public Hall The movement to secure at Public Hall at Mount Eliza progresses. Suice September a working bee has on Sat. turday afternoous giubbed and cleared the front part of the land, cut tiro wood, carted sand and stone for the foundation of the building and made a gateway on the main road. The committee wish to thank the public (particularly of Mount Eliza, Frauks ton and Moruington) for their spleu did support, and all those ladies and gentlemen who have helped in any way to make the working bees and socinls the success they have been. The office bearers are :-President, Mr Dudley Detmold ; Vice Presi dents, Cr Flauagan and .MIT John Moseley ; Treasurer, Mr Leeland Da vey ; Secretary, Mr Alfred L. Da oy; Committee, Messrs E. A. Mar tin, Charles Scott. A. B, Walker, J. R. M. Walker and Captain Davies. The land secured for the Public Hall and Recreation Grounds has al ready been paid for, and a balance of £30 is in han...
ANZAC DAY AT CRIB POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 29 April 1921
-ANZAC DAY AT CRIB POINT.' - -Anzac -* c oeimeiie the- State' sioo Gibý poinf oio" Fi-I day last, when..reverent homage was paid by the scholars to the memory of those who laid lo\vn theinmlives that others, mavyJive: ,A. largg nwmiberof visitdrs "weie present; 'including Capt' Miller, of H.M.A.S.. Australia. and Commander Dirley, commandant 'of the Flindcr.iNNaiudl, lqepot, *\yesterni
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 29 April 1921
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