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THE FRANKSTON PROGRESS LEAGUE AND FRANKSTON PROGRESSIVE AND IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
THE FIANKSTON PROGRESS LEAGUE AND FRANKSTON PROGRESSIVE AND IM PROVEMENT ASSOCIATION. TO TIE EDITOR. Sir, - -My leries and comments pub. lished by you in previous issues having failed to galvanize the Progress League into action or any signs of vitality, I now turn my attention to the old Association. It would be interesting to know the circumstances of its unfor. tunate demise. I have before me atl old printed annual Ieport with balance sheet of that body. It shows tht a sum of upwards of £43 was raised, and that the committee met on fdur teen occasions during the year. Its work included the erection of the public bathing boxes for men .anl women, the planting of many series of tre.: and the conversion of tile on sightly cotting with the open drain on the north side of the oval into a grassy sloping bank, together with the laying of pipes beneath the surface to take the overflow fiomn "Like Comeo," Bur ton Avenue, in the Park, was. cleared and its maintenance continu:d by the Assoc...
The Hastings Suicide. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
Ti.e Htastings. Suicide. The body of the man· who committed suicide at Ia?,tings last Thursday was identtfiel by his sister as that of Nathaniel S. Bites, aged 47 years. Dec :ased had recently been discharged from the receiving house at Royal Park, anrd his mind apparently became unbalanced again, Stith the result that he destroyed him-elf in the bush. A magisterial inquity was held on Satur day by Cr F. G. Perrott, J.P., when a verdict was returned that Bates di-d from the wound in his throat, but I there was not :ufflcient" evidence to I -how the state of his mind at the time the act was committed.
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
NOTES. 'Tis well that a certain Christian EndeavorSociety did not hold its meetings earlier in the season, or the Mornington team would hardly have obtained a position in the final four, for more than half of their team would- ere this have been rendered fit subjects for 'First Aid.' The Melbourne dailies have re cently contained accounts of the famous fighters who are on their way to Australia-Jack Johnson, McVea, Langford, Flynn, Clabby, and others being. mentioned."-The trouble will be to find opponents for them all. Had Mr McIntosh been present at a series of fistic encounters held on the Peninsula during the week, he would have had his task considerably lightened. The following fistic fame aspirants provided a full evening's entertain ment. In the heavyweight division, The "Parson" and Frank Boil, put up three willing rounds. The wel ter weights were well represented John L. Sullivan and "Crack" Fleetfoot were a very even pair, both very frequently finding the point. In an exhi...
TO KEEP YOUR TONGUE FROM EVIL SPEAKING [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
rO KEEP YOUR TONGUE FROM EVIL SPEAKING About another-make it pass, Before you speak, three gates of god, Three narrow gates-first, "Is it true ?" Then "Is it needful ?"-in .your mind; Give truthful answer; and the next, If you are tempted to reveal /A tale to you someone has told, Is last and narrowest, "Is it kind ?" And if, to reach your lips at lust, It passes through these gateways three, Then you may tell the tale, nor fear What the result of speech may be. -Selected.
A MOTHER'S PRAISE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
A MOlTHER'S PRAI.SE. There is nl better medicine made for children than Chamberlain's Cough Remey. Mrs Greig, ?f Rowntree Street, talmoin, sydney, in the following letter tells other mothers about it:--"My two children have derived great benefit from taking Chamberlain's Csugh Remedy; they both suffered from cold,. but Chambealain's Cough Remedy afforded them instant relief, and by the time two bottles were taken a cure was affected. I asn thoronehly rec.~mend Chamberlain's couch Remedy to mothers whosechildren suff.r from any kind of coughs or colds.'. 'old by all storekeepers. Irve lived to many countries and Most languages I understand; Ot science too, I've got command, True and exact. But this great truth is quite the best If I've a weak and ailing chest. Woods' Peppermint Cure colds will arrest, And that's a fact.
Help your Newspaper. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
Help your Newspaper, The greatest aid you can give your newspaper is yourJO3 PIINTING. If you dont feel able to run an advertisement, surely you can afford to give the news. paper your cards, dodgers, billheads, en" velopes, and all business printing to execute. The newspaper man needs it, and it helps him- to, pay his printers for setting up the thousand and one free notices he gives you and your town, but don't give it to the printer or job printing office that can give Sou no such return, and is spending neither time, money, nor brains in helping you to build up your town. The time may come when a newsr paPier can live simply on the revenue de rived from advertising and subscriptions. hot no ordinary newspa-er in an ordinary town can exist without the auxiliary sup port derived hom job printing. Therefore, if you want a go, d newspaper, one that can still farther held advance your town, give it your Jos Patrrtne.
DROMANA. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
DROM?ANA. New IIa'l.-Mr Callnghan has purcha.ed the present public hall in Droman:, toether with the land. on which it, strnde. In accordance with the agreement between him and the cummittee, he has given to the latter another block in a more suitable posi tion. This is in addition to the cash paid for the building. On Monday last, most of tbh committee met the architect, Mr Wilson, and tenders are to he called iommediately for the new builling Lrlbrary matters. - Several new b.oks have bcen rrc-ntly added to the library and are now in circu'ation. Progress movements-Members of the Progress Association and residents generr.lly have spent several busy Saturdays lately in effecting improve cents about the foreshore and reserves. hTi, is still p enty of work for any one who likes to help Dromana. a a seasidei: resort is sri t moving onwards. At present two nice villas are being erected near Mr Debrrey's, one for Mrs Joseph Sadler and the other for Miss Shaw. School c.ncert.-The childre...
Make Your District Known [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
I Make Your District Known Concerning some parts of the district news comes but seldom. This is not the fault of the Editor, for he has no miracul. 0us power of knowing what is -happening in all the places in the areaof circulation. It is the fault of resiaents in the silent places. Will some man or woman take the mat. ter in hand and cause the silence to cease. If no one else is doing it for your die. trict, will YOU try on the LI.NES ?ond accounts of public and social events in your township or neighborhood , such as weddings, deaths, accidents, con. certs, matters touching the industries, etc. Write your name il some corner; not for printing, but to prove good faith. Write the names of persons very dis. tinctly. Write on one side of the paper only. Give information, but letcriticism alone
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
1Diamonds - Jewellery - Silverware. Teru,,n ot bu jewellery with the h- m, frequency that you buy other things. H a?, if lr n ef rnv i:e wr?re kirnd it w ?l h a oource of annoyance and loss to you. ' OGd jewellery is of all gifts the m st welcome to the recipient, and no matter 3g whether you underst-Ina j-wellery or not, you are assured of fair and honorable • :esdlie at Dunklin_. W manuf cture all our jewellery, and when purchasin ~ 3 fr m ris uy.-n ay ?r inot rme i hate .r wirehornue profits and will save at least 25 per cent of tle price you would have to p y your local jeweller. Fill up this Coupon and rend it to us. G eatalogue Coupon. Pie~sF send me post free one of your illustrated catalogues of jewelery. E ~sarne. ...... ........................... ...................... Ndamde. ...... .......................................... s Our illustrated catalogue is the most complete jewellery catalogue yet pub. Slished. All the newest ideas of jewellery, watches and silverware are...
Flinders and Kangerong Council. SATURDAY, AUGUST 26TH, 1911. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
linders. ' and iKangerong Coiuncil. IATURDAY, AUGUST 26TH, 1911, Present : - Crs Buckley, Davies, itanley, Haig, Riudduck and- Clark. he first-named ?as. voted to the hbair.' Crs Marsdeu. Stanley and Sy ionds, the recently-elece-d councillors tor tho West, Ease and Centre ridings' respectively, were introduced, and cor ially welcomed, and took their seats. APPOINTMENT .OF OFFICERS. The council sat in committee, and dealt with applic tions, of which there were I8 for the positions of secretary and engineer. Ultimately 31r A. W. Farrell and Mr T. W. Fowler were ap pointed, the first-mentioned as secre t.ary and valuerat an annual salary of £175, and the latter as ,consulting. engineer at a salary of £5 per annum: and 7, per cent commission on all works requiring his supervision. FINANCE Payment of accounts amounting to £110 Os 8d were, on the recommenda tion of finance committee, passed for payment. COSI:.ESPONDENCE. _From E. Harvey and 11 other. rate p,?joriRedHi!l:'diserioti directi...
FOOTBALL. PENINSULA ASSOCIATION FIRST SEMI-FINAL. HASTINGS EASILY BEAT BALNARRING. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
FOOTBALL. PENINSULA A S )CIATION FIRST tSEMI-FINAL. HSTINGS EASILY BEAT BALNARRING. The first semi-final match foi the Peninsula Association premier ship, played between Hastings an, Balnaning at Mornington lasi Saturday, was a very one-sided contest, there being practical11 only "one team in it" from start tc fnish. The weather was fine, and a large attendance witnessed the play. The majority of spectators were too mean to pay 6d to see the match, preferring to stay on the road and look at the game without paying admission. Hastings were without Robinson, Slocombe and Sposito, while Bal narring had their crack ruck man, Tiny Buckley, absent through ill n Soon alter the bounce, got to worko-.woil?oneor ing first point, and thenBryant snapped asixer. Willis and Myers put in good defence work for Bal narring, and the oval was transferred, Lawrence marking within easy distance of goal, but a wretched kick sent the ball out of bounds. Hastings returned to the attack, but for a time the ...
A Vocalist's Dilemma. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
A Vocalist's Dilemma. ,--}--4 One of the Somerville vocalists of some repute very kindly offered to help at a concert recently and hied him off to the concert hall, not many miles distant from that centre. He had bought a brand new song and had convinced himself ,f his ability to sing and interpretate it to his satisfaction. Ont his appearance on the platform the usual plaudits re sounded through the building. But somehotv or other the song did not go with the, swing it went with at the rehearsals As our worthy singer was sanding meditatively, with his hands bhlind his back, g:azing on the floor in float of hint, his eyes strayed to his booto. In his hurry to get to his d:estiititio in time he had forgotten to change his knock-about-home boots, andl to his disgust he could see his toe sticking out of his boot. When his name was called for his next song, he was "non est." Urgent business had called him away.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
AT THE SOUTH YAN YEAN C SE FGeTO Y ORDERS are now being received for EXPORT CASES for early delivery. Any description of TRA.YS and CASES supplied to order in any quantity at Current Rates. Customers m:-y depend upon all orders being promptly Executed. F. W. LEWIS, Hastings, Local Agent. A. W. BARR, Manager. AIDRESS-Opp. Railway Station, South Yan Yean. ACENTS forthe 'HOkNSBlY Oil. Su,-tin Gu. and Petrol Engines, Reapers and Binezs. Ploughs. Oils, etc., etc. Abeo, THE STATLS Fire. Accident, and L.e ttock, etc., Insarance Coy. Stu:1 cticrs. THE PURE CLYDESDALE STALLION -BRAVO SiHe Hero, g sre Clyde:dale Herr, dam Madam. g dam by Sir William (imp). TERKM-.5 3s.-Half payable at eervice, and balance when mare proves in foal Every care taken bnt to responsibility incurred G. IA. GRINDAL, Owner Agent for Dalgety and Co., Live Ftcck InEnratea To Stand this eason at Green Hill-, EOSE1BUD, The Well-known Pony Stallion DANDY, DANDY is a splendidly built dapple bay Pony, foaled 1907, and stand...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
W. T. SACH, WATGHMAKER and - -. JEWELLER "cldebank," MORNINCTON, Executes all kirdsof WATCH, CLOCK JEWELLERY and SPECIAL REPAIR?. GlassM aa key with Yesaral iAnnea. Bros, Eorning ; Mr Eudduck, Uromanh; Mesrs Nunn and `ons, Somerville; or Car riers. Messrs Cairns and Wiili'ms, who pa?s . Clydebank" daily. setimates given for repairs, if desired, before proceeding with them. tir:ds of every desaMiptica connected with the trade, ioc'uding the mostup.to-date makes of watches sub. mitted for approval. Customers visited by appointment J. MILLARD, CARRIER and CAB PRO P PRIETOR, FRANKSTON. Cabs Meet all Trains. Parcels and Lugr-"e received sand promptly dFlivered. Ho.oe ,o.n Vehicles for hire. Prices reaosable etters and Telegrams promptly attended to. A. GOXALL, - Butcher, - Bay-street, Frankston, Families W.ita4i n for Order'......... Prime Meat 0 y1 li- pt .................. Smal: Goo's ,f Every D:sciiptioa Fresh Dai v. Rides and Skin, Bnught................ Phrmaceutical & Dispe...
LOCAL AND GENERAL [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
LOCAL AND GENERAL The Mornington State school has again received a first-class certificate for their well-kept garden. Mr D. Edelston, optican, will pay his usual monthly.visitto Mornington, and may be consulted on all defects of eye. sight at Tait's pharmacy. Mr Stan. Clarke, of Somerville, who has had a lengthy sojourn in the Hospital as a result of rheumatic fever, is, we are glad to say, about again. A branch of thi A.V.N. League was formed at Hastings on the 21st of last April, when about ten members were enrolled. T'his number has now in creased to over 30, and the meetings (held on the-3rd Thursday in each month) are ivellattended. Attention is directed to the important sale annoucement of Messrs H. D. Westle and Co , who will offer for sale at-Moreingtoe on September 27th, 1859 acres of desirable land, in thd estate' of the late Chas. nWVright. Particulars are given in sdverttiament,, ' " Some great bargains were obtained at the furniture sale held in the Mechanics' Institut...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
Bereavement Notice. THE FAMILY of the late Mrs G. &nbsp; Hutchins desire to return THANKS &nbsp; to their many friends for this kind ex- pressions of sympathy ; also for letters and floral tributes during their recent sad bereavement. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING 'NWhiniy exlenuate, nor aet down aught in nmalice" Telephone No.e, Frankston. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2.
"Helpless and Hopeless State of Affairs." A COUNCILLOR RESIGNS FROM THE FLINDERS AND KANGERONG COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 2 September 1911
"Helpless and Hopeless State of Affairs." A COUNCILLOR RESIGNS FROM TIIE FLINDERS AND &nbsp; KANGERONG COUNCIL. The Flinders and Kangerong shire will soon have to alter its name. A wag has suggested "Shindies-and Hanged-if-we'll go on.' Certainly it is in a continual state of unrest, and the peculiarities of its management would perplex anyone. Some of the coun cillors are shrewd, level-headed busi ness men, fit and able to grapple with any ticklish municipal problem, but others think their whole and sole duty is to slang-whang each other, and to fill in their spare time slap-banging the printer who asks for their adver tising and doesn't want their cheap and nasty printing. The shire coun cil's doings during the past 12 months would give matter for an interesting book. Their secretaries come and holiday as long as they can by the seaside, and when things get too un comfortable off they go in search of more congenial company. &nbsp; *-At the last meeting` Cr Terry fo...
A HINT TO THE WISE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 9 September 1911
A HINT TO THE WISE. A man is seldom sick when his bowels are regular and never well when they are isregular. Boar this in mind and take Chamberlain's Tablets as occasion may require. There is nothing better. They are mild and gentle in their action end are plasant to take. Try them and you vill never wish to tak'e another dose of pill'