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Kananook Improvement [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 29 April 1921
Kananook Improvement At the monthly meeting of the Seaford Progress Association last? Saturday night, Messrs Cotton and Wiltshire reported that they had in terviewed the Department of Public Worlks regarding "the Kananook Im provement Scheme. It was ascertai ned that a hitch had occurred, owing to a -misunderstanding, and upon this being eleared up, the matter is once again being pushed forward. Asa first move, the Engineer visited the district, but his report is not yet to hand. The' secretary (.Mr Klauer) was instructed, upon receipt of the report, to call a special meeting and-... invite the Frankston and Long Is land Progress Associations to send delegates. •
MUSIC AND FOOTBALL. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 29 April 1921
MUSIC AND FOOTBALL. To the Editor. Sir,-Your last issue has in it a reply to mie from Mr. Morrison re garding strictures made by me. My complaint was a strictly justifiable one -a general complaint about the prac tice of spending money outside the district when it should be spent here. I said that the Frankston Second's Football Club by giving patronage to.a city orchestra for a purely local .euchre party and dance in preference to the 'local orchestra acted to the detriment of the local orchestra and the best interests of the district. That conviction is still cherished by me. Such acts as these have damped the ardor and enthusiasm of the local orchestra so much so that they are likely to disband altogether. Mir. Morrison says I should first make sure of my: facts before rushing into print. .Very. wholesome' advice, but hardly necessary in the circumstances. [ie also requests my name and bon? fides.: 'My name does'nt matter-by giving it my friend's curiosity'would be satisfied, but...
Various Items of Interest Dinner to Mr Henry Masterton Arranged Langwarrin Ratepayers Interview Public Works Minister [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 29 April 1921
Various Items of Interest Dinner to Mr Henry MastertonArranged Langwarrin Ratepayers Interview Public Works Minister Mr H. J. Garrood, Frankston, has. the final word to say (we are closing the controversy this issue) on the "Sunset and Moonrise" article : "Not having so far made the' ac quaintance ofyour able contributor, will you permit me to acquaint my friend with the fact that I have now completed same in picture form with a slight alteration to the title-"A Sunset and Waning Moon." Your contributor unconseiously hits upon another composite part of my picture when he good humoredly mentions a shapely sheilah, for a young lady adorns my picture. I trust that he will long be spared to bring under the notice of others the beauties of our surroundings as he sees them." On 'Wednesday last a very largely attended deputation interviewed the Minister of Public Works relative to the separation" of an area of about 9 square miles from the Tooradin Rid. ing (Cranbourne Shire) for annexa ti...
ABOUT PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 29 April 1921
ABOUT PEOPLE.' Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Etheredge, of Athelstone Road, Camberwell, have been spending a holiday at Frankston. Mr. W. Frost, who has had charge of the Mornington Gasworks for the past 20 years, has rcsigned. He pro-. poses to in ftture reside at Kyneton. Mr. Tasker, assistant stationmaster at Frankston, has resu med duty after several week's absence on sick leave. Mr. L. J. Flannagan has been elected President of the Mornington Progress Association, with Messrs. P. McArthur and A. D. Kerr vice-presi dents, and Major McPherson trea A marriage of interest took place at the Presbyterian Church, Morning ton, on April 14th, when Miss Marie Bieri, eldest daughter of tfr. and Mrs. P. Bieri, of Mornington, was wedded to Mr. Monthgue Middleton, of Black Rock. The honeymoon was spent at Warburton., .
THE WEEK'S EPITOME. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 29 April 1921
At the request of the lloroooduc Progrdss Association the Country Roads Board has decided to reconsteict Quinn'se Bridge. over' thd' alcomb' Creek, at an early date. 'tt'uiill be re i:membered that a steamn roller.'criished tlroigh this bridge some: months ago. 'The Countr Roads Board has ac cepted MAr. 1H. H. Bell.os. tender of £2,50r/1/4"fo"l the conistruction of the Nyora Mile section:of the Pt. Ncpean road. The work lies within the Mor ningtdn Sliiire: It is freely rumoured that,. with the advent of- the 'electrificat-ion of the railway, themtby brininng: Fihankton cloiser 1,0 the city, several. prominent city estuiblisine?ents are, contemplating the opening of branches at Frankston. Morani.and ,Cato- Pty. Ltd:, ·irobbbly thel largest m:\nufqcturing and dtistmi 'butii'i'gi'6ce?s in the Southern Heneis phere. al'e iim'dngst those mentioned in that rdspect: ! Asked why the Scot originally took to wearing kilts instead of pants, Mr Donald McDonald, one of the officials of .thie:.F....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
PLUA!IBER and ai1 .HOUSE REPAIRS H. B. LEGGE, yuille Street, Frankston (24 Year's City Experience) Water Services Connected-Gas-Sewerage-Electric Bells Installed. STATE SAYINGS BANK OF VICTORIA The Farmers' Bank !i. Credit Foncier Loans on . Special - Ternis to Re Farm Properties. turned Soldiers:, -). Dependents, Red Cross&: Two-Thirds of Valuation Transport Workers 2000 at 6.. per cent Three-F'ourths of-Valuatioxi up to £2000 at 5a per cent. epayable over 2 years Reyable yeas .r Y - years. Repayable'6ve?0, ?2years £3 i5/- half yearly , for :5 1/15/- quartei ly for each. each £100 .£oo. Application Forms at any State Savings Bank or by writing to Inspector-General: - Head Office, State Savings Bank, :.GEO. E.. EMERY Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. Inspector-General. The Store for Value is the Store for You There's a big sat sfaetion in knorwing that our Store enjoys the. confidence of our customers. They know that whatever they buy from us is honest value-we make this the poli...
AT LAST. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
AT LAST. A wise man who had studied long Desired to achieve renown; Hie sought attention from the throng," But did not play the crank or clown; Be trusted to his work alone., And went unnoticed and unknown. At last he donned a gaudy coat And wore a hat with spreading brim; i-Te toro the collar from his'throat And people stopped to notice him; -, let his hair grow long and made 'it wonder at the part he played. hios shoeiing eccentricities .: 2ihat often made him blush for shame, t-lis work took on the strength to please, The world was busy with his name; That which before had won no. praise Served now to gladden and amaze. If when frying fish of any kind a little salt is sprinkled on the bottom of the pan when it is hot, and, the fat boiling, the fish can be esaily turned without breaking in the least., Never leave an umbrella standing on the pointin the ordinary wfay when wet. The water trickles down, espoil ing the silk, and making the wires rusty. It is also a mistake to open it ...
AN ANCIENT CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
AN APNCIENT CHUOtCH. A tourist who has explored Holland very thoroughly gave a description of a Dtch church which should be 'ol interest.to all educated English people as welltas to Americans. the Pilgrim It is" thlechurch where the Pilgrim Fatheri" worshipped during their stay in Holland before making their his loric voyage to America in the May flower.. The old church, which is at Delfs haven, in a street that looks as though it had stood without changing since Mte Middle Ages, has been in constant use ever since the Pilgrims worshippdd Under each of the quaint- oak benches is a little square footstool into which before tile service the verger puts a melted brazier of burning charcoal to keep the feet of the worshippers Amongst the documents in the church' is a record of the departure' of the Pil. -rims in 1620. More Americans than onglish visit the churchi.although it is a place of historic interest for both.
NOT WORTH TRYING. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
NOT WORTH TRYING. "To'say, ' a billion,' takes little timo and'to explain its meaning, 'a million times one million,' no great time if needed; but when it comes to count. ing the number, a rather longer period seems called for," remarlrs a mathemo tieian. " If Adam had started to count a bi, lion and was still counting, he would yet be far behind the completion.of so formidable a task. To accomplish the performance a man would be obliged to count 200 a minute for a period of 9,512 years, 342 days, 5 hours and 20 minutes, provided he could count con tinuously. But suppose we allow the counter 12 hours daily for rest, eating and sleeping. Then he rwould need 19,025 years, 319 days, 10 hours and 40 minutes to complete the task."
SOUND TEETH IN PREHISTORIC SKULLS. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
SOUND TEETII IN PREHISTORIC SKULLS. Dr. William Wright, lecturer on ana tomy, gave an interestiong account re cently, in the University of Birming ham, of the teeth and jaws in a collec tion of human skulls wthith were found in the East Iiding of Yorkshire. The ltiulls are divided into two groups, the arst consisting of 47 skulls of the Bronze and Neolithic ages, 29 of which are male and 18 are female; the se cond, or later, group of e0 skulls, 13 male and seven female, of the Eairly Iron Age. In the first group the skulls belong to the Celtic or mixed Iberian and Celtic races: those of the second are probably remains of the Teutonic race. The most noticeable features'of the skulls were the teeth. These were regular few were missing, and all free from disease. Among th?e relics 61 the Bronze Age especially, it is no un usual occurrence to find jaws with'the teeth in the most perfect condition ima gil.able.
Langwarrin Newsy Notes [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
Sgwarrin Newsy New oted A very enthusiastic ineeting of the Langwarrin Progress Association:was held'on Monday evening, when Mr H. Griffiths presided.' In'the absence of Mr J Nott Marsh through indispo sition, Mr J. Archibald acted as'sec retary. In consequence of the sound financial position of the society and the increase of menibers throughout the' year, tlhe members decided to make a move` forward by allowing the secretary a modest honorarium,. and the' 'decision may be ratified at.the next meeting." A motion was passed that ih? futures- delegates' attending deputations to the city be paid their train fares. In response to a request. from Sale, it was resolyedio send two delegates tb the Economy Conference at Melbourne on May 18, and Messrs JdNNdti Marshna)d J.sArchiialdslere appointed. It.ia-hoped that the Moo rooduc Parniers! Union, the.Franks tonTTaxpayers'.. Association,;and the Mornington Progress Association, if they cannot send delegates, will help with suggestions, which...
WHY PLANTS GROW UPWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
WHiY PLANTS GROW UPWA.D, Why do plants grow upward? Most of us would say that they grow towards the light. But the light explanation does not cover the ground, else in this latilude all the trees in the open fields would bow southward toward the sun. The uprightness of trees and plants, an immensely useful- quality, must have some other cause. , r. Francis Darwin, in a lecture to the Royal So ciety, has been giving the results of some interesting experiments on the subject, dealing with tie question why the plant grows upward and its rootu down. ? In the tips of the roots of certain seedlings it was found there were special cells, each containing a free starch grain, which naturally sank to the bottom, and changed its post: tion if the plant were la1d on its side. The starclh grain, always responding to the eartl's downward attraction, keeps the plant informed of which di rection is up and which down, and so supplied a stimulus determining the growth in a vertical direction. Air. Da...
The Strange South Seas Picturesque Glimpses in Next Saturday's Picture LAST SATURDAY'S PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
The Strange South Seas Picturesque Glimpses in Next Saturday's Picture ?R --u--'? .",. , -Y.,? ?-- -,, . -w ,- ? ,, ?,...., ? ? .... ?, ? LAST SATURDAY'S PRO GRAMME. A' very good progranime was presented last Saturday niglt. The audience was ohly minodrate. "A • comedy feattring- Julian Eltinge put, everybody, in good humor for :a Ftart, , and Billie Rhodes - 'f-oop La". kept .'em pleased. with:. themselves?? Billie Rhodes,: as -'a ciircusi ,idol, avas ,a roughy, but, :whei ihe.canme into -a fortune, she blossomed into ,a demure little :lady of :the .Olive Thomas type. The principal pic ture,;i"Social Ambitions'" was a masterpiece. ICKathleen -Kirkham; .as.: the ; wife whose: vanity iand w.aste wrecked her hubby's alife, was. responsible ."for. , some- fine acting. .-The :stars, R. Lee : Mit :chell-- and. -Howartd -Hickmn ann, also played very appealirg, parts. : ..R:" Lea Mitchell is: an.unusual type,:and her acting:as the Alas kan- maid .who saved- Ho\ward; from -'the -gdttci'r" w...
EXECUTIVE PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
EXECUTIVE PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. The monthly "heeting" of the above Association was held o0i Sat urday evening last at Carrui,." The president; 1MV'r. S..Siielvogel,' cc-' pied the chair. An apology from the :liion. secretary, -Mr. W. 'C. Young, was received, and the 'hopie was expressed that :'the hioliday .,iliich hlie is takiin otild benefit his lieiltli.:. Mli. Ludlow;, of Chelsea, reported od 'thI ireslt of' the'depu tation that hdid'iraited'on ti.e Rail way Commissioners some time ago. The report,, which wias a lengthy orne, does not at present give 'much hope of any .benlefit, and froin ap ipearances it looks as though we will have to wait. till itl:e,line is. electri fied (1922)' Cr. Stevens" and Mr. Munroe :reported .arrangements are riow;being, made for an 'l'aJ night" telephone service in tithe Borough of Carrum..,: Eighty seven names had been sent to',Depatment, P':M., Ir-.M?l?on, and aiin hopen wire" is being preferred,?f The exchange will be at.Clielsea. At present it i...
NEXT SATURDAY'S PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
NEXT 'SATURDAY'S Thoal whoha've ila ahll lie South Sea stories theplhave been able to -secue those ':.ondrousi tales of -ýRoberti'Louis Steven soni's and WBallarityne's a Louis Becke's; Jack London's, and Bea trice,- Grini"shaw's wivill be de lighited to :know ithat YThe:.Idol Dancer,' ,astory. of those:roman tic (seas; will be s tarred at athe pictur?es next'Saturday night. It is a wonderful picture, a :;D. W Griffith: pr'oducer h' i?roHaicedc "Intolerance"'"and" The Birth of a Nation" and--has an all-star, clst, Mhadtd by;iGlarinl I Sey! nour and Creightou Hale. , ..t .is,:adtale of f..truc,love.c,and ad.vlnciture Sin: the trange' South i-les; it l-'!il-lteningl`iscles of,, Uhe WVest. Clarne worship strange gods andi does strange dances- the devil dance the ?dance .df th surf, the woodland, and: the idols. The- murder: of;-the -New 'England bo,' th I b'urning'-zof the ,white :illagLe, thekidnapping of white vomen by savages, the fights be tween ;.blackbirders and, traders, thd flo...
The Umpire's Whistle The Second Association Starts To-Morrow [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
The Umpire's Whistle.. The Second Association Starts To-Morrow MAY 14--OPENING GAMES. Dromana v. Naval Base at 1lro mans. lrankston v. Mornington at Frank stoe. Hastings v. Carrum at Hastings., Somerville. a bye. The Mornington Peninsula Sec ond Association opens its season.to morrow, when - the,- following matches will take place: Franks ton v. Mooronduc, at the Fiankston Park; Mornirigton ?v. 'Tyabb, at Morningtoni; I-lastings :v. Somer ville, at HTistings ]Langwarrin have a bye. " The umpires for the above matches' respectively will be :--I. ICoxhell; L. Hutchinson, F; Mill;' Uimpires and teams should: be sent eairly. in the week to appear ini these notes. . Tle Frankstoii secorids journeyed to Langwarrin on Saturday last and gave the locals' a tryout. The game 'wvas frieiidly, aid ressulted in victory for Frankstoi. "Enthusiast," Somerville.-Rule 7 reads as followvs:-"All players must be bona fide residents of the Peninsula . within -the area named for at least four weeks immedi...
GENERAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
GENERAL; NOCI S. . . Thomase;; MMefigh . etionably is one of ti'e iiiost°:alented of cinema stars. Physically a man of commanding statue, athletic and handsome, he is an actor of excep tional force. Coupled .with these qualifications, he possesses personal magnetism to an 'extraordinary .de gree, so that lie makes liew frietnds with '"very appearanice on: the screen. His cheery go'dd ';ature manifests itself-in every role he es ,saysarid.this . is largely-.."espotisible for his popularity. Tholmas -Meig han, Avho: usually plays: opposite Kathlyn Williams and Gloria Swan son; will be featured at fli Fiarnk ston Pictures shortly: Alice Joyce, starred at the local pictures .in 'The Thoroughbred" and "Slaves of Pride," started.life as a telephone;girli, and first came into pictures because of those won derfiul.eyes and the graceful figure shlie psssse'se. I.t was during the old .-Kalem regime .she -failed, and went back to the telephone. Alice :Joyce then paralysed people as a fashion?....
PAINTING THE CHILD'S FUTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
[AINTING THE CHILD'S FUTURE. We often wonder if ft is bnly in re trospect that childhood is the' golden age, ..for the average child .passes through his early 'years ' ift in' a. dis agreeable stage of development, which must be patiently endured, rather than a haop'py,time full of sunshine and es-' pecial privileges. Parents sometimes aem unconsciously to foster disconltent in their children with their childhood by painting the fuure too brightly. and failing to lay stress upon the, joys. which are theirs ale: The cne quent habit of anticipation 'into which they fall isnot always dropped-later in life, and the. peaceful philosophy of finding the day's;happiness sufficient is therefare hard 'to-cultivate. "If, instead of saying. "You may not do that now;. wait until you- are a man;" we would say, " You may do something else now vbile you are young; later nou: cannott do .it,? we would give .chil dren : certain valued sense of. nser -" wgutive and take away much of the envy which the...
THE WEEK'S EPITOME. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
;-j.-THE WEEK'S' EPITOME. ,.r After a: -long and pal?hfal illisoi, occasioned by cancer. frs ;atl argaraet Chugg, wife of Mr Richaird'Ch?gg, of Melbourne Road,: Frankston, died at St'Paneras Hospital on Tuesday list.. The late 'lrsChugg, was the dnpghter 'of'Mr and Mrs' Joseph Allen, and leaves a husband and one little .gir, Ellen, to mcnrn her loss. As they formerly resided at l erbein; -th? e mains were taken to Mlildnra f.S in terment. y . s .. # A:.very successful euchre party. and dance; was held at .Seaford on Satuo?; day night.,, The;music was sopplied by Miss Evelyn Paxman and. Messrs Forrester and Leitch, whilst Mr.Pax man had charge of the ceremonies.' The prices were won by '.lrs Paxman and Mr Daly. Mr Forrester thanked all presenit for their patronage. . Atteiintion is dlhected to thie advt of Mr Jahi Shiw, th6e' ielf?known'hSomo erville butchler, which appears in to day's issue. Mr Shaw'e ambitibon 'is to Livle ~_tc ,public., a fair deal, by rpvsting. tho primest meat a...
SOME VARIETIES OF HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston & Somerville Standard — 6 May 1921
IOME VARIETIES O$ HEALTH. Everyons has observed (says Olaud ius Clear in the "British Weekly") the amazing way in which invalids survive and strong men go down." I took up this svening the first volume of Sydney Dobell'e.lie, co:d read again the pathelicstory el nis early married life. H is wife, always delicate, became a complete invalid. Many pages detail the fears and hopei of her anxious hue-. band. As it turned out, Sydney Dobell. died at ifty, and his wife survived him for many years. I knew everl a lady so delicate that every time one parted from her it seemed like a final leave-taking, but, sovfar as I know, she is alive to-day. On the other hand, 1 eal'to mind the two strongest tand healthiest men I brtve ever known. One of them was a novelist, the other a college don. Neither of them ever knew what illness was till they were close upon the end. The novelist over-exerted himself transgressed every law of health, and was struck down by a mysterious.dis. ease, to which heo su...