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Telephone Directory. FRANKSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
Telephone Directory. " ii FRANKSTON. - -1-Brady, M 2--ogan, J. 3-Rowan, 'Mlarathon.'' 4 -Campbell, lajor, Amesfield Park . 5-Hay, Mrs 6-Pettit. W. G.. 'Standard' Ofce' 7-Ritchie and Co, T. 8-Gnmwade, II W, Myrtoon 9--Mr James Grico, "Moondah" 10--Robertson, II, Selencia 11 -Maxwell, Dr 12-Chamberlin. F C. Chemist 13-Millard, J, Cab Propriotor 14--Garroo., C 15-Booth, G W 16-Plowman, Mrs 17-Schuilt;z, W 18-Gregory. A II 19-Mackis and Williams, batchers 20-Coxall, A, butcher 21-M3asterton. H, 'Rubria' 22-M'Donald, D, storekeeper 23-Gamble, II 25-Panter, Capt, 'Jcrula'
Peninsula Cricket Association. PREPARING FOR THE NEW SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
Peninsula Cricket Associ ation. PREPARING FOR THE NEW SEASON. ; The annual meeting of the above was held at Soloerville on Friday evening, the 3rd inst, delegates fromh Tyabb, Hastings and Somerville being present. iMr Denham (Hastings) was voted to the chair.' The secretary read report of the past season's play, in which Frankston were the premiers, and having attained this position twice in succession, became the owners of the valuable trophy subscribed for by leading gentlemen throughout the district. Tyabb were the runners-up. Both teams showed good form during the season, and played sound cricket, but Frankston carried too many guns, and well merited their victory. The balance.sheet was then read, showing a credit balance of £3 10s; this, on the motion of the chairman, seconded by Mr Warde, was adopted. It was decided to continue the As iSeation'foir the forthcoming season, the following olubs entering for same: Somerville, Tyabb, Hastings and Flinders. Frankston notified their...
Orchard and Garden Notes. SPRING PLOUGHING. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
Orchard and Garden I . ' Notes. (By E. Pescott, 'Journal of Agriculture') SPRINGO PLOUGHING. The orchard should receive'its spring liloughing at once ; and it is important that this should not be' de layed. Early ploughing is always much more easily done, and it is no trouble afterwards to work up a good, loose surface. The longer the plough ing and cultivation are delayed, the harder the work becomes, and the greater the loss of water from the soil. A level, well tilted, and loose surface, free from clods, and free fFom irregu larities is what is needed in summer. Where leguminous cover crops are in full flower, these should be ploughed in at once. If the crop be a havy one, it may be rolled or mowed, before it is ploughed in. SPIAYING. Peach aphts will be making its ap pearance, if it has not already done so. As soon as it appears, frequent spray ings, with a nicotine solution will be required to keep it in check. It is ad= visable to spray early, and to spray a second time a few ...
VEGETABLE GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
VEGETABLE GARDEN. Frequent cultivation will be neces sary this month, especially after waterings Owing to the excessive and frequent rains, many seed ings that came up earlier completely damped.off ; hence fresh sowings will be necessary. All saedlings, such as tomatoes, onions, cabbage, cauliflower, lettuce, etc., that have succeeded in growing may be planttd out int the Ledi. . Wherever such pests as tomato weevil, cabbage moth, cabbag- aphis, cur. worms, etc., were prevalent in the soil iast season, it would be advisable, before planting, to give the beds a dressing of such substances as will tend to reduce or eradicate them. These preparations include lime, to hIcco dust, pestend, and manurial insecticide Seeds of the pumpkin and melon family may be sown, as well as seeds of tomatoes for late crops.
LANGWARRIN [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
LANGWARRIN A well attended meeting of the settlers who have recer.tly selected crown lands at Langwarrin, was held here last week. These lands have been loaded by previous governments. It was the object of the meeting to consider the best way to have the load ing removed. After sonme discussion it was decided to form a deputation to ask the Minister for Lands to have this loading taken off, or, failing that, to have the drainage scheme carried out. Mr Kelly was appointed chair man, and Mr R. Lloyd secretary.
Boxing at Langwarrin. TOWERS v. WOODS. LOCALS DON THE GLOVES. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
I Boxing at Langwarrin. TOWERS v. WOODS. LOCALS DON THE GLOVES. A very fair audience lasembled at the Recreation Hall on 'Satueday evening to witness the boxing contest between "Bill" Tower and "Sai or" Woods. The preliminlaries started with a net to' between Hicks and McDonald, when Hicks-a clever, good-tempered lad-beat his opponent on points. Berry and Corrigan followed. Berry, with his fine physique and condition, forced the pace at a great rate, until he so far forgot the rules that public opinion veered round to Corrigan, who showed most science. With trainiug, 1 Berry should make a good boxer. A very pretty pair of sparrers ap peared in P. Savage and Son Peterson, both of whom boxed neatly and pleased the audience. The long reach of Savage enable him to score most points. In the principal event, Woods, with great gameness, forced the.pace, bupc Tower, with his liue coundtion andi superior science, played loosely .witlt Shis opponent in the first round, and r boxing with machi...
Frankston Rifle Club. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
Frankston Rifle Club. , i ANNUAL MEETING. d The annual meeting of members of the Frankston Rifle Club was held on Wednesday evening, when there were present--Messrs Willox (chairman), 0 Schultz, D.lman, Mosoly, Corlett, O Gates, Denyer, and Dr Maxwell. A letter was received from the Rifli Club's office, stating that as 50 per cent of the club's members had not performed the musketry course for the pastyear, the club, under certain regu. lations was liaible to be disbanded. The letter suggested that if the num her of non firing members was reduced, the necessary percentage would be more easily secured.-Ic was decided to act upon this suggestion, and to strike out names of various members who did not attend rifle practice. The annual report and balanceshleet were read by the secretary (Mr Dal man) and adopted. The latter showed -Receipts, £22 lls 4d; expenditure, £15 9s 4d ; credit balance, £7 2s. This was considered.very satisfactory. ,Thereportread.as..follows :. Gentlemen,-The numb...
The Rainfall. FOR SEPTEMBER. AT MOOROODUC. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
The, Rainfall. FOR SEPTEMBER. AT MOOROODUC. lr Alfred E. Bates, "Pine Hill," re ports the following rainfall at MIoorooduc for the month of September 2nd ... . 93 'points 3rd ... ... ... 65 10lth ... ... ... 3 11th ... .. ... 7 15th .... .. . 7 16th ... ... ... , 23rd .. ... ... 8 24th .. ...... 70 ,, 27th ... ... ... 15 2Sth ... ... ... 22 February ... . 2.91 March ... ...... 6.47 April ... ... .. . 71 May . . .. 4.42. Jnne........... 5.0 ,, June ...5.61 July .... ... 22 ,, August ...... 140 ,, Total for the year 27.84
The Stud. SIRES OF THE DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
The Stud. SIRES OF THE DISTRICT. The following horse~are advertised in the "Standard" to stand in the district this season: Bravo, Mr G. H. Grindal's well k6own Clydesdale. P Fitz B.ill, Mr G. W. Booth's beau tifully nred trotter. Dandy, aMr P. Purves' staunch and shapely pony. Centresood and Shepherd Lion, Mr Gomm's well-Lred Clydesdales; also Bolinda, a f:ohionably-bred roadster. Tit Willow, Mr "Walter Cairn's well-bred roadster. Pagliacci, MrT. H. Sage's thorough bred of much quality. Young Sir Andrew, Firth's shapely clydesdale.
THE DOWNS. NEW ANGLICAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
THE DOWNS. -4-- NEW ANGLICAN CHURCH. Divine service was held at. the new Downs Anglican Church last Sunday. The building was crowded. The vicar, the Rev. G. A. Kitchen, BM.A., congratulated all present at having a church in which to wor ship God, and mentioned that service would be held every Sunday. A very handsome bible was pre sented by Mesdames Welsby and Laver. Extra seats were made ,by Mr Newman and donated to the church. A new fence has been erected, and one and all are work ing very hard to make the other necessary arrangements. The road from Frankston to the Downs is in a bad state, and it is hoped that it will be made passable soon, as with the ever increasing demand for land, a large popula tion is settling there, and Frank ston must be the centre for supplies, etc.
SORRENTO. LIFE SAVING CORPS. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
SORRENTO. LIFE SAVING CORPS. A special test of the Sorrento Life Saving Corps was held on the Back Beach on Saturday afternoon last, about seven miles from here, three drags conveying its men and gear. A rocket was fired across the water at the heads, and it took exactly one hour fifty minutes from the time the corps left Sorrento until the whole apparatus was placed in position and ketches' buoy running out to the, sup posed scene of the wreck. This crew was only reconstructed about 12 months ago, and the whole of the work of rescuing mariners from a wreck was gone through in a most realistic and efficient manner, proving beyond a doubt that the Sorrento Corps will give a good account of themselves mn case of a marine casu alty. ir Dick, of the' dock yards, attended on behalf of the Ports and Harbors Department, and was highly pleased with the results.
REGATTA AT MORNINGTON. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
REGATTIA AT IORNINGTON. TO TIlE EDITOR. Sir,-A movement ison foot for the holding of a regatta at Mornington somewhere about January or February next. The president of the Morning ton shire has been approached and given it his hearty support, and the matter is to be before the next council meeting for its supFort. It is proposed later on to hold a concert in Morning ton in aid of the funds for the ·prizes. The president of the shire has under taken to get the local townspeople to subscribe, and I am seeking subscrip tions for the sameno object outside of the town, and have already received some support. Thie project is an as. cured one, and any of your readers outside Mornington who would care to donate anything to this .prize fund, I would be glad to receive same. A public meeting will lue called later to fortm a committee for carrying out the races. Thanking you, and in antici pation of your assisting in joining the idea of a kick along to success. Yours, etc.--" CHARLES W. CAMPBE...
Rifle Shooting. FRANKSTON v. NORTHCOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
Rifle Shooting. FRAN KSTON v. NORTHCOTE. A match was shot off between the above teams at the Frankston range on Saturday last at 500 yards, the visitors winning by eight points. The following are the scores : FuIAserox NOrOTIICOTE L. Ford 68 8oanes GG R. Lloyd 68 A. Goldsworth 66 J. eosely 05 Glanflield GG6 G. Denyer 61 E. Witeomb 64 Saunders 60 Koblke 62 C. Willox 59 Hook 62 H. Lloyd 59 Weate 61 C. Grant 59 L. Hook G0 499 507
MORNINGTON PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
MORNINGTON PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. TO TIlE EDITOR. SSir;-At' the -ublic meetinig held in the Mechanics' Institute, Mornington, last Friday evening, Mr G. T. Jenkins questioned the vitality of the Morn ington Progress Asstciation. In reply to that question I would like to say that the Association is very much alive, aid in support of this state mont read the reports of its monthly meetings in the 'Standard.' Whilst I claim life for the Asociation, I do not for one moment lay claim to any supernatural powers. In fact, I will. go so far as to say it cannot give life to the dead or sight to the blind. That it is not so powerful as it ought to be, I freely admit, but, this state of affairs is in no way attributable to that e-ergetic band of true citizens who work it, but ralther to ,h it grand army .f patriots who cit snugly in their own back ya.rd w.mdering if the Progress Association is alive. Yours, etc, R. C. GARLICK, Hion. Sec.
RECORDED AT TYABB. [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
RECORDED AT TYABB. Mr A S Krcrouso, "Bullarto," Tysbb, re. ports for month of September.: 2nd ... ... ... 96 points 3rd ... ... ... 46 ,, 4th .. ...... 4 l1th ... ... ... 2. ,, 12th ... ... 4,, 13th ... 5 ,, 1lith ... ... ... 4 ,, 23rd ... ... ... 4 , 24th . 2 , 26:h .. ... . .. 6 ,, 27th... ... 3..... .., 29th ... ...... . ,, Total ... ... 2.92in. Total rainfall from 1st J.nuary, 23"5L points.
OUR LETTER BOX. (We do not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by correspondents.) LANGWARRIN PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. To the Editor of "The Standard." [Newspaper Article] — Mornington Standard — 7 October 1911
OUR LETTER BOX. (We de not necessarily identify ourselves with the opinions expressed by corres. pondents.) LANGWARRIN PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. To the Editor of "The Standard." Sir-Twelve months regularattendance at the Progress Association and the secretary's report, are what justified my conclusions regarding the decline in power of the Association. As " Radiator" desires additional proof, please allow me to add: (1) The Mutual Improvement Society's candi date defe.ted the Progressive Associa tion's candidate for the Cranbourne Council at the local poll by 5 votes. (2) The two candidates from the "Progress" were lower on the poll than the " Mutual" candidates at the School Board Election, and the -"Mutual" members now occupy the responsible positions on the Board. (8) The "Mutual"practicaly conitrols the women's branch of the People's Party here, as its representatives hold the responsible offices. (4) The Progres sive Association were decisively de feated by Mr John Clarke in con ne...