Bakery’s new proprietorship

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Compiled by Boronica King

THE bakery business of Mr W. Grant, of Frankston, has changed hands, the new proprietor being Mr J.A.S. Arthur, of St Arnaud, who solicits a continuance of the patronage accorded his predecessor.

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MR Norman Jackson, youngest son of Rev. and Mrs Jackson, who resided at Frankston for some time, enlisted for active service abroad this week, but greatly to his disappointment was rejected as physically unfit for service.

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REV E. Tonkin will conduct both services in the Frankston Methodist Church on Sunday next. The services will be of a special character on account of the Empire’s entry into the fifth year of the war against Germany.

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MR. R. W. Clanchy, a returned soldier, who recently took charge of the Langwarrin State School has accepted a more important and lucrative position in the Defence Department. As no successor to Mr Clanchy has been appointed, the school is now closed.

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A MEETING of the committee formed to secure the return of Mr R. M. Hoare at the forthcoming council election will be held at Frankston House on Wednesday August 7th, at 8 p.m. All interested are invited to attend.

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A FOOTBALL match between the Frankston juniors and the Langwarrin Guard was played at Langwarrin on Saturday. The home team proved too good for he visitors the final scores being Langwarrin 8.10, Frankston 2 3. Today the Frankston team will try conclusions with a team from Hastings, in the Frankston park

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A SPECIAL intercessory service will be held in the Frankston Mechanics on Sunday next, August 4th. The Langwarrin military band will be in attendance, and suitable addresses will be delivered. All the councillors in the shire have signified their intention of being present. Permission has been received for all returned soldiers in the shire to wear their uniforms.

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IN connection with the Frankston concert for the Red Cross Funds on Saturday, August 17th, we are informed that the organiser has secured the Costume Comedy Company known as Myers Entertainers, to give the full programme. This company consists of fourteen high class city artists, and is one of the best and most favorably know  companies in Melbourne.

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THE Orchard Planters Pty. Ltd, of Melbourne, are forming a company for the manufacture of roofing tiles, bricks and fire bricks on their property at Bittern. Another seam of coal has been found, and the company intends putting down another bore, 100 feet deep. The representative of the company, Mr Surtie, expects that a start on the plant for the brick works will be made in a few weeks, and already a large order has been received for bricks as soon as they are manufactured.

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MISS Sheila Shannon is still adding to her list of successes. On Saturday, July 20th, she again appeared with the Will o’ the Wisps company, and the following flattering remarks concerning her performance appeared in the Age on Monday,

22nd July :— “Little Sheila Shannon danced and sang with such admirable art that she received a double encore and a shower of bouquets and gifts. Her voice, for a young child, is remarkable, and her toe work without blemish”.

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MR Pascoe, the Agricultural Editor of the Weekly Times visited Langwarrin this week for the object of ascertaining whether soldiers could be put on poultry farms with any likelihood of success. Mr W. Aisbett said that he was willing to assist soldiers in making a success of poultry keeping, but would not recommend any soldier to be put on poultry farms unless he was under expert supervision, or had previous knowledge.

An article will appear in next week’s issue of Weekly Times, showing Mr Aisbet’s methods of poultry keeping. On the following week a very interesting article will appear showing how three women took up an abandoned farm within two miles of Frankston, and doing all their own work, even to ploughing, are meeting with great success.

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NOMINATIONS will be received until Thursday, August 8th, for candidates to fill the vacancies caused by the retirement, through effluxion of time, of a councillor in each of the ridings. In the North riding Cr Clements retires, and will not, we understand, seek reelection.

Two candidates fill the position—Messrs R. M. Hoare and Charles Gray—have already announced their intention of contesting the seat. In the East riding Cr Watt retires, and will not again offer his services. Messrs H. E. Unthank and A. J. Alden will contest this seat. Cr J. Unthank is the retiring councillor in the Centre riding, and it is not thought likely that he will be opposed.

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DANDENONG market. Tuesday, July 30th. Adamson, Strettle & Co, Pty and Alex Scott & Co. Pty. Ltd. conjointly report:—About the usual number of cattle yarded including some extra good milkers and springers which met with very keen compe- tition, prices being much in advance to late rates. Milkers from £18 to £31, Springers from £15 15s to £20 Store Cattle—Small yarding and prices slack. Pigs and calves— Good supply and prices firmer.

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TYABB and Hastings Fruit growers’ Association. The annual meeting was held on Thursday evening last, 25th July. The president Mr J. H. Young, occupied the chair. The minutes of the last meeting were confirmed, and, in accordance with notice of motion Mr Mair moved that until further notice the positions of Secretary and Treasurer be a dual office.

An amendment was moved to the effect that an Hon. Treasurer be elected. After considerable discussion the result of the poll was declared equal and the chairman recorded his vote in favor of the amendment: The balance sheet showed a credit of £4 9s 11d. The election of officials resulted as follows:

President. Mr, J. H. Young ; vice presidents, Messrs A. E. Benton and F. Stockton ; Hon. Treasurer Mr H. T. Noble; Secretary, Mr T H Houfe; Auditors, Messrs Brockett and Floyd. Mr Alden and Mr. Mair moved a hearty vote of thanks to the retiring officials and complimented them on the present satisfactory state of the society.

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WEDDING Bells. A very pretty wedding was celebrated on the 17th July, at the Presbyterian Church Thornbury, by the Rev J. H. Hewitt. M.A., B.D., The contracting parties being Mr E. Thiobouse (late A.I.F. Anzac) and Miss Winifred Andrews, late of Frankston.

The bride, who was given away by her grandfather, looked very pretty, dressed in white with wreath and veil, and carrying a bouquet of white stocks and violets with streamers of the bridegroom’s colors.

The bridesmaids, Misses and Alice Andrews, sisters of the bride, were dressed in white voile, carrying bouquets of violets; The best man being Mr W. Andrews, youngest brother of bride.

The Wedding March was played by Miss Wheeler, A.L.C.M. Thirty nine guests sat down to the breakfast at the residence of the bride’s parents.

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From the pages of the Mornington Standard, 3 August 1918

As published in the Frankston Times – 30 July 2018

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