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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 28 November 1908
THE next sitting of the Frankston police court has been fixed for December 21st. The annual licensing court will be held at Mornington on December 19th. A IIENEFICIAL rain was recorded throughout the district towards the end of the week, which will be immensely ap preciated by orchardists, farmers, and residents generally. At Frankston 1.3 was registered. DR. Griffith notifies that he has re moved from the Hotel Somerville to Danby Lodge, Eramossa road, where he may be consulted as per usual on a 1 the bodily ills that affect mankind. A MEETING of the committee of the Frankston New Year's Day sports was held at the Mechanics', on Wednesday evening, when 'there were present-Dr. Wilkinson (chairman), Messrs Shannon, Pownall, Richardson, McComb, Cham berlin, 0. Pettit, C. Willox, Mark Williams. and W. Pettit (hon. sec.) Mr D. M'Donald was added to the committee. It was decided to accept the Bands' offer re playing for the spoats. Other business respecting minor matt&rs was tran...
Rifle Shooting. FRANKSTON v. RED HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 28 November 1908
Rifle Shooting. FRANKSTON v. RED HILL. The trip to lied Hill on Saturday last had been look!' f'nrward to for a long time by the JFrankston riflemen, who had enjoyable recollections of their visit last year. Starting at an early hour, the conveyances were crammed to their fullest capacity, notwithstanding that the weather prospects appeared anything but inviting. Before many miles of the journey had been traversed, "however, the rain which was falling at the start, ceased, and tlhe day turned out all that could be desired. After a pleasant three hours drive, Red Hill was reached in good time, and the visi tors were at once made quite at home. Refreshments were provided ad. lib., and the Red Hill team and lady friends were most assiduous in attending to the Frankstonites' appetites. Red Hill is famed for its strawberries, and the Frankston riflemen equally so for their partiality towards the luscious fruit. The strawberries were found to be quite as good as those of last season, and ...
SORRENTO. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 28 November 1908
SORRENTO. - Quite a stir wes caused last Wednes- day on the occasion of the marriage of Miss D. Skelton, daughter of Mr W. Skelton, of Melbourne road, to Mir Arthur Trenwith, son of Senator Tren- with, of Melbourne. St. John's Church of England was tastefully decorated by the young ladies of Sorrento. Rev. E. Rodda tied the nuptial knot, and Mrs Tranmar played the wedding march whilst the group was leaving the church. The wedding breakfast was held at the bride's parents' house, and quite a large number were entertained. The happy couple left amid showers of confetti and rice to spend their honey moon at Ballarat Mr Geo. Baars, late of Queenseliff, has taken over the Back Beach Palace, and it is being thoroughly renovated. By the accounts we hear of that gen- tleman, he will be quite an acquisition to the progress of Sorrento. The contractors for the retaining wall on the foreshore are getting on well with the job, and expect to have all the sheeting driven about a week or two befor...
SOMERVILLE v. BALNARRING. SOMERVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
SOMERVILLE v. BALNARRING. SOMERVILLE. Grant, hit wkt. b Cavanagh ... 102 P. Thornell, b C. Callanan ... 7 C. Thornell, b Myers ... ... 47 Coleman, b E. Callanan ... .. 32 Taylor, nlot out ... Reed2 b Myers ...... ... 0 Martin, c E Stanley, b T Stanley 10 Gomm, bC Callanan . ..0 iteast, e Oswin, b Stanley ... 32 Clark, b Myers ... ... ... U Collins. not out ... 3 Sundries . ... 17 Total ... ... ... 278 Bowling-T. Stanley 2 fdr 48, C. Calla nan 2 for 41, Myers 3 for 60, E. Callanan 1 for 12, Cavanagh 1 for 23. BA.LARRINO. E. Callanan, c Grant, b Thornell 2 G. Myers, b Thornel ... ... 0 R. Oswin, b Grant ... .. E. Buckley b Gomi'm ... ... 7 T. Stanley. b Taylor .: ... 10 V Callanan, b Grant 3 Shepherd, e Coleman, b Grant 0 C Callanan, b Gomm ... ... 0 Cavanagh, not out ... 2 E. Sta icy, b Grant . ... 3 Murray (sub), b Grant ... . Sundries ... ... 2 Total ... ... ... 55 Bowling-C. Thornell 2 for 17, Tay.or 1 for 17, G. Grant 5 for 9, Gomm 2 for 8
FRANKSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
FRANKSTON. Baxter, jun.. b Floyd ... ... 47 Robertson, hit wkt., b J. Baker ... 1 J. Box, 1.w., b J. aker ... ... 32 Deane. b J. Baker .... .. 6 A. D. Box, lbw, b J. Baker ... 11 Aitaen. b F. Mills ..... ... 10 F. Burton, c Whitehead, b Baker 20 Harley, b F. Mills .. ... ... 3 Shannon. run out ... ...... I Kennedy, c V. Baker, b F. Mills 0 0. Pettit, not out ... ... ... 11 Sundries ... ... ... 8 Total ... ... ... ... 150 B*owling-Floyd 1 for 40, J. Baker5for 70, W. Baker 0 for 22, Mills 3 for 10. TYABB. W. Baker, c and b Deane ... 11 J. Grant, c Kennedy, b Deane 19 A. E. Denham, e Baxter, b Deane 24 Slocombe. b Baxter ... ... /11 Floyd.,e.A itkeo, b Deane 11. '" - Unthank, c A. Box, b Deane ... 0 Whitehead, c Harley, b Deane 19 Mills. b Baxter ... .. ... 7 Baker, b Baxter ... .... ... 0 Noble, run out . ... ... 1 Young, not out .. ..... 0 Sundries .. 10 Total ... ... ... 102 Bowling -Deane 6 for 39, Baxter, jnr., 3 for 28, Shannon 0 for 25.
TYABB. (Copies of the STANDARD can be obtained from Mr D. M. Bett.) [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
TYABB. (Copies of the STANDA.n can be obtained from Mr D. M. lett:) There was a very fair attendance on Saturday evening last at the H.H.C., the chief attraction being a competition in elocution for girls under 14 years of age. There were five competitors, viz., Mary and Ellen. Chalwell, Elsie Worcestor, Ada Unthank, and Ruth Murray. All the competitors were well received; and it was very notice able that each did her " little best " to win, but the judges, (Messrs T~ H. Houfe, J. D. Hodgins, and J. Incig neri) decided on placing Ruth Murray first, and Ada Untliank second. The chairman, Mr Baker, announced that another competition (for boys) would be held to-night when the three un placed competitors of last week would be allowed to compete amongst them selves for consolation prizes, without entry fee. The other items of the programme were as under :-Overture, Miss M. Lester; song, Mr G. blo combe; song, ' Down on- the old Swanee," Miss L. Petersen (encored) ; song, " BillyMuggins,"...
PENINSULA ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
PENINSULA ASSOCIATION. The above competition has now reached an interesting stage. On Sa turday the two leading teams (Tyabb and Frankston) met, 'yitory resting ultimately with the latter. Thus Frankston top the premiership list, with Tyabb two points' behind, and Somerville lying third with foer points in the rear of the leading team. The Tyabb-Frankston match, played on the ground of the former, created a deal of interest, and consequently there was a fair attendance of specta tors. The home team won the toss, and sent Frankston to the wickets. The visitors put up rather a poor stand as compared to previous batting per formances, and were all disposed of for 150. The reliable" Bennie," as usual, was top scorer with a nicely-made 47, Jack Box and Burton (32 and 20) also doing very welL Tyabb opened their innings cautiously, but were unable to reach their opponents' .?core, the last wicket fanllin it" thlreiti?irI rald?U 48 runs behind. Denhamn was top with a useful innings of 24, J...
FLINDERS. (Copies of THE STANDARD can be obtained from Mr J. Simmonds). [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
FLINDERS. (Copies of 'Tl STANDAReD can be obtained from MIr J. Simmonds). A meeting of the race club was held at the Flinders Hotel on Saturday evening, Mr H. Downward in the chair. The committee elected (con sisting of Messrs W. J. Macleod, G. Bryne, S. Tuck, D. L. Macleod, J. Byrne, H. Downward, T. Tuck, P. Nowlan, T. Kennedy, A. Cairns, and A. Delaney), drew out a programme of seven events, as follows, viz : laliden Hack Race, £1 15s; Maiden Novelty Pony Race, £2 5s; Brush Hurdle, £4 10s; 13.1 Pony Flutter, £2 5s; Flinders Handicap, £3 10s; 14.2 Novelty Pony Race, £2 5s; and Railway Handicap, £2 10s. ]Mr V. W. Napthine was elected President of the club, vice Mr J. Simmonds (resigned). The balance sheet showed a credit balance of £15 6s 7d. The secretary, Mr W. J. Macleod, was Ioted an honorarium of £2 2s. , A '--"-?orking bee will be held at an early date to put the track in order and effect improvements. At a late hour, the company adjourned after the success of the club had bee...
Frankston H. and A. Association. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
Frankston H. and A. Asso. ciation. A meeting of the committee of the above was held at the Mechanics on Mon day evening, when there were present Mlessrs Sherlock (chairman), C. G. V. Williams, Oates, Hogan, Ingwersen, McArthur. Ritchie, Chamberlin, and the secretary (Mr J. N. Marsh). A letter was received from the Agri cultural Department, stating that four lectures would be given by experts dur ing the year, and to participate in subsidy, the society would be expectee to pro vide a suitable hall and to advertise the lectures The chairman thought the action of the Government in sending around experts was to be commended. The society should avail itself of the oppor tunity of securing the services of the experts. as well as of participating in the subsidy, and should not have but the one aim of holding a show. On the motion of Messrs Ritchie and " Ingwersen it was decided to accept the offer, and that further information be ob tained, as to whether the society could pick the subjects...
LANGWARRIN. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
LANCWARRIN. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Progressive League was h,.ld last Monday. It was decided to push on with the tennis court, and a working bee was arranged to improve the water reservoir for the comfort of tourists during the season. Mr Archibald was offered a position in the society, but declined. Mr Fleming is an admirable chairman, and completed the business with despatch. Everything about Cranleigh; farm is very active, as the season is now in full swing. Mr Brody came out and photographed the crop, some of which, is the best seen for some years. The orchard and farm reflect great credit on Mr Cameron. At the recent Ber wick show Mr and Mrs Lloyd secured thirteen prizes from good competitors. The fencing on the camp reserve has greatly improved the state pro perty. On some portions the kan garoo grass is over two feet high, and the sole is increasing. The Defence Department intend to destroy the rabbits, and if the stunted timber were cut down in the best portions...
Our Letter Box. (We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by correspondents.) TO THE EDITOR STANDARD. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
Our Letter Box. We do not necessarily identify our., les with the opiniouns expressed by correspondents.) TO TIIE- EDITOR STANDAID. Sir.-- see by the Melbourne dailies that our friend, Cr Geo. Griffeths, of Two Bays Nurseries, Somerville, moved aresolution at the Nurserymen's Conference that " all nurseries should be licensed and that a substantial fee be charged." Mr Griffeths started in a small way here, buying his trees from the local growers, working up a i business which at present is of con siderable magnitude. All praise to him. But evidently he has forgotten his humble efforts to make a livelihood, and is turning on those who are still struggling to make a living at the nursery trade, and says that they must shut up business and leave it to a few, and; that the State parliament must speedily legislate to that effect. In his remarks, if quoted correctly, he infers that the small growers are rogues, for he says that with licenses (which the small growers could never pay if a "...
Rifle Shooting. FRANKSTON v. DAYLESFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
Rifle Shooting. FRANKSTON v. DAYLESFORD. Tie Frankston rifle club visited DayleE ford last week-end, and after an enjoy able outing, and an exciting match, the visitors came out victorious by the narrow majority of two points. J. Lynch again topped the score for Frankston with 66, and WVillox and Walker were only one point behind. The scores were: FRANKSTON. 00 500S Total J. Lynch 32 34 66 C. Willox 32 3a 65 S. Walker 33 32 65 W. Oates' 29 :R) 59 O Dalman 2(; 32 58 3. Corlett 27 31 58 C. Grant 26 29 55 P. Leitch 28 26 54 G Denyer 24 28 52 Total ... 532 DAYLESFOnn. 200 5411 Total D Russell 31 32 63. J Itussll" 32. 31 63 - .Dawson 2 ." ' 33 %V, Russell-U29 '. e s. Robson t2! 25ter, WJRussell 24 29 5:,?g Mitchell 29 27 56 - R Rees 31 "5 56 Richardson 30 24 ( Total 530
MOOROODUC. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
MOOROODUC. Harvest operations are now general, and some crops are spoiling while waiting for the reaper and binder to return. On the farm of Mr McLellan a crop of nine acres will yield over twenty tons of ex tra strong hay, and with difficulty the machine can be seen from one side to the other. The later sown crops on this farm are also coming on well. The beautiful grassed property of Mrs J. MllcLellan has been leased to Mr Doherty, of Mornington, for a term at a very satisfactory figure.
CARRUM v. ERRATICS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
CARRUNLI v. ERn?ATICS. This match Was played at Carrum on Saturday, the home" team winning by 34 runs. Scores: ERRATICS. Stephens, bSteel ........ -10 Neal. b Steel 0 Ethridge, c Forsdth, b Steel . 20C Hartley. b Steel ... 5 Catamore, b Steel ?6 -Fisher, b Steel .. 0 Clemnsha, b C. Rigby- .. ... 7 Hanson, run out ... ... 5 Josephs, run out .. ... 0. I-ncr, c C. Riby, b Stcel 3 Causey, not out ... ... Sundries . loal ... ... ... ... GS Bowling.--Steel 7 for 15, C. Rigby I for 4, i. Bethune 0 for 14, J. Bethune 0 for 23. A. Fors, thl Clemisha . ST. Betl?une. c and b Catamore 11 C. Rigbyl b Catamore ..r- ... • 21 H. Steel, trid b Ca.tarnore'" ... 27 W. Billing, b Clemisha:... ... Baxter, b Stephens;. J. Bethune, b Cataimore. . 5 A, Rigby, c and b Catamore ... q Jones, b Catamore U Johnm-on,notout.. .. . Huston, run qut . . Sundries 5 T~t·1
SOMERVILLE. (Copies of the STANDARD can be obtained from Mr D. M. Bett.) [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
SOMERVILLE. (Copies of the 8TA2inDa can be obtained from Mr D. M. Bett.) A very pleasant evening was spent at the residence of Mr James Firth, Somerville, on Friday 27th inst., to celebrate his 80th birthday. Dancing, phonograph selections, games, etc., were indulged in till early morning. During the evening ex-president Jas. Mitchell proposed the toast of Mr Firth, and spoke in glowing terms of the high esteem in which he was held all over the district, and also presented him (on behalf of those present) with a very suitable gift. Mr Firth feelingly responded, after which the company all sat down to a well laden table of delicacies, which were thoroughly enjoyed.: Mr J. Ricketts supplied the music, and Mr W. Gray acted asM.C. The Somerville' Methodist Sunday school picnic was held at Frankston on Wednesday last. The outing was largely attended, and proved an enjoyable and sociable gathering. On Sunday last the Patronal festival was concluded in St. Andrew's Church. The Minister, Re...
Shire of Flinders and Kangerong. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
Shire of Flinders and Kangerong. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28. The ordinary monthly meeting of t the above was held at Dromana on Saturday, when there were present Ors Buckley (president), Stanley, Davies, Shaw, Sharp, Chapman, Marsden, Cain. Clark, and the sec retary (Mr Fulton.) ` CORRESPONDENCE. The secretary reported having written to the Department of Public Works asking that the council should participate in the Government grant for next year. He pointed out .that the shire's revenue was insufficient to maintain the roads; the traffic from Mornington to Portsea was particularly heavy, and mostly came from outside the shire. The great bulk of the traffic on the Flinders to Bittern road was also from outside the shire. The main industry of the district was fruit growing, and the rough roads greatly affected the condition of the fruit on arrival at market. Mr Downward had also been written to asking him to support the application.-Cr Cain : The secretary's action should be applauded, an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
Mr "illiam Wallace, Tarrawarra. Roto. via HillFton. N.S.W.. writes: "I make it a point to always keep Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in the house, having never known it to fail when given for coughs or colds." For sale Iby all stole. keepers. Mr charles Ti,'a. Tunnel, Ta=., says: " For many years I was a suff-:e- from Liver Complaint from wrh.ch I could ob tain no relief. Three 7year oago I U3m nieiced using Chamberlain's Tabletb,, and the result was s satisfactory that am ow. never without a bottle iu the u.east Many of my friends used tbessv?, mi" recommendation." po~ aale by all st keepers S Professional Notices. J. Nott Marsh BEGS to notify the Public of Franks ton and Surrounding Districts that he has Opened a House, Land & Es tate Agency In BAY STREET, FRANKSTON (next Gregory's Hotel), and hopes by strict at tention to Business, and civility to all, to receive a fair share of their Patronage. I lNo Property will be too Large or too Small Sto Let or Sell. MR,. TATTERSON, --...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
Public Notices BUY NOW. CLEARING LINES. . suitali f6or' SPRING & SUMMER MILLINER IY. LACES. l.):ESS GOODS, ...FANCY GOOD&lt;, &Sc.... Ritchie's Stores.. .....- FRANKSTON. Established 1S70. ....ALL LINES...... BOOTS, DRAPERY, &c., &c. J. rIILLARD, CARRIER and CAB PRO PRIETOR, FRANKSTON. Cabs Meet: alli Trains. I'arcels and Lugsa're received and promptly delivered. liloes anduVehicloa for hire. Prices reasonable Letters and Tele-rams promptly attended to. 3' M has recently added to his plant by purchasinpMIr. J. Laurison's cabs. FOI CASH ONLY, 25 lb. Flour, .2s Si. 12 lb. sugar 2 -,4 d. First Pick Jamn, 5d. 7 lb. Loose Oatmeal, Is 2d. 1 lb. Tea, Excellent Value, is. N?oble's Stores, Main Street, Mornington. E. A. & A. r. MA1 Tik General Storekeepers and Wine and SDirit tMerchants, SOIERVI lLLE. Ous: MOTTo-Quality combined with chea-pness. Drapery, Boots, Shoes, &c., at lowest prices. Chaff, Grain, and Artificial Manures. Al lines...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington and Dromana Standard — 5 December 1908
-DR. GRIFFITH - H AS REMOVED. to Danby.Lodgc. op posite Mrs Mark Thornclrs store. Eramossa Road; Somerville. Frankston Athletic SPORTS; I To be held in tlhe OVAL, F-xl sInox PARK, oS NEW YEAR'S DAY, 09. Under the Patronage and Subject to the V.A.L. and L.V-W. Rules and Handicappers OFFICIALS President-Capt. S. Sherlock; Vice presidents-lr Wilkinson-and Mr C G. V. Williams, J.Y. ; Treasurer-Mr F. C. Chamberlin ; Referee (cycling) -A-r V. Gleesuo ; Referee (pedes -A rian)-Mr Mark Williams ; Judges SJAss 1- ls.ý.,.an- -CL. DaIhsn, 3L Williams and E. M'Comb ;Sftrter Lap Scorer-Dr Wilkinson; Colour Steward-Mr O. Pettit; Time-keeper -Mr F. Stokes: lion. Surgeon-Dr Wilkinson ; Ilandicappers for open pedestrian events-3Mr M. Williams Handicappers for local events--Messrs A. Shannon, C. Dalman and C. Willox; Clerk of Course-Costabhle Stephen son; Committee--.Mssrs 3M. Williams, C. Pownall, W. Richardson, A. D. Box, A. Shannon, A. WValker, C. Willux. E M'Comb, J. Sheridan, A. H. Gregory, WV. ...