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M.U.I.O.O.F. OFFICIAL VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
M.U.LO.O.F. I OFFICIAL VISIT. On May 5 the Frankston brancdi. of the M.U.I.O.O.F. entertained the Grand Master of the order, district of flcers, visitors and representatives of other Frankston friendly societies. The Grand Master (Bro. C.° S. Bates) gave a short address, in which he congratulated Frankston branch on its success and progress in the past, and also its numerical strength: He also congratulated the- lodge on having the gobd recobrd'?of no unfinan cial members, and expressed the hope that ,they woiuld continue to keep' such a good record. He was sure that they would on the way the officers of the lodge were working. Tih Grand Master was supported in his remarks by Director Bro. Whit i''g, P.D.G.M., and Director Bro. Bromi ley, P.D.G.M. District Grand Master (Bro. J. K. McKinnon), assisted by the District Secretary (Bro. '." D. Winslow, P.G.M.} and Bro. W. F. Kemp, P.D.G.M., presented Bro. S. Smith., P.G., with a Past Grand's collar, and congratulated- him on his term of ...
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. (To the Edtior.) Sir,-I am surprised that a minister of religion should advocate the con tinuance of a barbarous system of punishment. His statement that "crime will not be checked by failing to execute the penalty when guilt is incurred" is beside the point. No one. would advocate the abolition of a penalty for a crime-particularly for murder-but the question is: what should the penalty be-another mur der? I think not. Public opinion is aghast at these barbarous hangings. According to reports, the victim of justice's vengeance a few weeks ago suffered a slow death 'by. strangula tion, the hangman's formula appar ently being at fault. , Crime did not increase in Englaniid' when the death penalty was abolished for many trifling offences. Murder in the majority of cases is a crime committed in a fit of passion, the perpetrators not worrying about the penalty. We should act humanely, even with criminals.-Yours etc.. DEMOCRAT.
HASTINGS-TYABB v. PEARCEDALE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
HASTINGS-TYABB v. PEARCEDALE The attendance at the Hastings ground was very poor, no doubt:owing to the greater attraction at Frankston. However, the) game needs little de scription as it proved very one-sided. The. giants of the 'visiting team were too strong for the midgets of the home, side, but neverthelessi they never let up and played for the love of the game. It is to these boys we look forward in future years, to build up A Grade teams. We must con gratulate them for their pluck nnd de termination to carry on, and play the game. The visitors were strongly repre sented, 'but the home team was very weak, owing to several players not being evailable at present. When all ,players are available the team will be much stronger and will no doubt give a better account of themselves in future matches. 'Final scores were: Pearcedale, 17.34;, Hastings-Tyabb 2.7. The teams were:-Pearcedale: 'S. Lord (capt.), B. Hassett, E. Judd, G. Damon, J.. Sharman, H. Smith, .A. White, J. Lewis, R. Ha...
(To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
(To the Editor.) Sir,-May I add a little to the con tribution of your correspondent, the Rev. McEwen, regarding capital pun ishment. As one who is against capi tal punishment for any crime, I may, perhaps, be allowed to disagree with the reverend gentleman's Biblical in` teroretation of this much-debated ecol nomic problem. My reading og .tli Scripture has always had the effect on me of believing that the advent of our Savior on' this planet was to transform the old vengeful Mosaic idea of so-called justice into the ,policy of love, tolerance and understanding.. Surely the reverend gentleman does not- (esecially having regard to his chosen profession) really believe:tbat the basis of, present-day punishment, should still stagnate in the realms of the land, merciless Jehovah of. Moses. God is love, said Christ; and no mat ter how brutal the Old Testament punishments were, we must keep in mind that Moses had a very rough, wild and difficult army to handle, The only laws they understoo...
B GRADE. FRANKSTON v. DROMANA. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
B GRADE. FRANKStTON v. DROMANA. Frankiston took the field without the services of Hart and Gooda, who, were replaced; by Scarce and Rich ards. At the close of the first quarter Frankston led" by two goals, which wivs minly due to the breezy football by 'J. Gaylor on the wing.' Until in jured in the last quarter this 'player was always prominent. Bert Aust, who has played for practically every -team on the Penin suit, showed out in the Dromana team and proved that he can still hold-his own with the younger players. Frankston opened the second quar ter with two goals in quick succession by K. Flynn. If this player was given .more scope on the forward line his bag would show a corresponding in crease. Umpire Osborne had charge of the match and gave a fair display of um piring. Frankston was still keeping in the lead., Guy, captain of Dromana,-,was playing a·true skipper's part in&lt; the centre, and was easily the bestUfor his side. Both Jack and Ray Benson were -playing sterli...
Let's Write a Letter TO THE CIVIC FATHERS OF THIS MUNCIPALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
Let's Write a Letter oOo TO THE CIVIC FATHERS OF THIS'MUNCIPALITY. Honorary and Abused Sirs,--it seems that the time is long overdue' for some straight talking, and we will be surprised beyond measure if the sentiments that are in our hearts are not also engraven in yours. For almost ten years now a large section of this community of a free democracy has been trying to exist on a mere pittance. The big majority of this section lost their jobs during the depression, and for many reasons have neven been able to regain their place in industry. Increasing years have disqualified many, general debility due to the .need for nutritious foods, loss of ambition owing to environment, and the; questionable practice of compelling-mon to work on public works for a wage much below the accepted standard minimum wage have all contributed to the position as it exists to-day, when, with the depression over and a supposed era of prosperity prevailing, there are 24,000 men and women out 'of.work in Vic...
SEAFORD V. MORNINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
SEAFORD v. MORNINGTON. This game resulted in a win for Mornington, but it was not a very great spectacle, being scrambly owing to players not having had sufficient practice with the new' holding-the-ball rule. Mornington has improved a great deal this year, and if they can pro duce the same form away from home they will be a force to be reckoned with. Seaford-Carrum tried out several new players, and the most promising were Anderson and Davidge. Given time to settle down, they will de velop into quite a good combination. Final scores: Mornington, 18.25; Sea ford-Carrum, 7.24. Best ,players, for Mornington were Golds, Hedrick, Feltham, Read, Bee croft and Duncan. Seaford-Carruni was best served by O. Davies (best on ground), R. Aik, D. Davies, R. Gunn and R. Darroch.
Your Safety Valve TRAIN SERVICE CRITICISED. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
Your Safety Valve A f ?nn.. .. TRAIN SERVICE CRITICISED. (To the Editor.) Sir,-In common with all outer suburban travellers I welcomed the recent reduction in periodical tickets by the Riailway Department. It was hoped that this move would tend to bring new families to the outer suburbs. However, one important aspect of the ,problem has apparently escaped official notice. I refer to actual service provided 'by the rail ways. Frankly, I fail to see how the congestion in the industrial districts will be removed until the frequency of the service is increased, and the time spent in travelling to the outer suburbs is reduced. Recently, the Commosissioners wisely introduced several express trains on this line, and the move met with great appro val from the large numbers of train travellers. However. I see no rehson, why the number of these express trains should riot be greatly increased. It is ridiculous that any train travel ling to Miordialloc, Carrum or Frank ston should stop at all s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
ANDREWS & LAYZELL Bay Street, Frankston Phone 66 Frankston Radio, Electrical, Cycle and Sporting Goods BEST ENGLISH SEAMLESS CYCLE PUMPS, 1/4 Each BLOCK & CONE SPANNERS 6d. Pair. STEEL DOUBLE WIDTH -CYCLE MUDGUARDS 2/11 Pair -BEST QUALITY ENGLISH B.V.O. CY.CLE CHAINS. 2/11 Each TRO.USER CLIPS, 4d. Pair TOE CLIPS, 1/6 Pair CYCLE GENERATOR LIGHT ING OUTFIT, From 7/6 CYCLE LIGHTS, 4/6 Each Comilplete with Battery ELECTRIC BOILO JUGS 13/6 ELECTRIC IRONS, Fully Guaranteed, 12/6 BOUDOIR LAMPS '(Clip" Aiiy? where), from 12/6 ,ELECTRIC TORCHES ... from 2/3 Radio Repairs We are the only Radio Shop in Frankston. We cater for Repairs to all Wireless Sets throughout Lang. warrin, Baxter, Pearcedale, Somer ville, Tyabb, . Hastings, Lyndhurst South, Crib Point, Somers, etc.. etc. Phone Frankston 66 and our expert Swill call. LAWN :MOWER REPAIRS.. Send your Lawn Mower to' Us and have it repaired by experts. Cutters automatically ground and set. ALL WORK GUARANTEED. .Spare Parts for...
FRANKSTON FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
FRANKSTON FOOTBALL. CLUB. The secretary of the Frankston football club (Mr H. L. Polglase), de sires to acknowledge with thanks the following donations to the -. club's funds: Previously acknowledged £27 14/6, W. Connall £11//, W. J. Jones 10/6, L. Willlmott 10/6, Geo. Keast £1/1/, Dudley-Dickenson £1/11/6, F. Dennett 10/, A.F.C. 5/. Total £33/4/.
WHO WANTS PEACE? (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
WHO WANTS PEACE? (To the Editor.) Sir,--May I express appreciation of the sound common sense of last week's article under What the Churches are Saying. It shows how false is the assertion that religion's only benefit is hereafter. The Rev. A. J. Porter's article truly represents the Christian Church in saying that peace is to be had just as soon as we want it enough to pay .the price. I thank him also for so clearly stat ing the inescapable alternatives: 'our young people must pay the price of peace or the price of war. Neither Hitler nor Chamberlain can decide the future. Every one of us who is not an active peacemaker is helping the drift to war. Mr Porter's article tells what the churches 'believe is the only sure way to peace. I understand that the writers of these articles invite criticism, especially constructive cri ticism. Thera is no question which more concerns our everyday welfare than whether we shall have war or peace. The churches say that unless, people, and especiall...
ASCOT SELECTIONS. (By Espy) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
ASCOT SELECTIONS. (By Espy) 1.30-TRIAL HURDLE Man of Ayr .... .. .. .. 1 In Arms . .... ....... 2 Peerie .... .. .. ...... 3 2.5-MONTROSE HANDICAP Suzaire ........ . ... 1 Black Robin .... .. .... 2 Clovis ...... ..... 3 2.40-CHARLEMONT TRIAL First Division. Green Thorne .... .. .. 1 Bazaar .. .. .. .. .. .. 2 Tourist.......... .. 3 3.15-CHARLEMONT TRIAL,- Second Division. Gay Brocade . ....... 1 Gaiety .. .. .. ........ 2 Brimboal .. ........ 3 3.50-IMPERIAL HANDICAP Monulus ............ 1 Maldevon .. .......... 2 Hotspur ............. 3 4.25-GRANVILLE HANDICAP Peggy O'Neil . ....... 1 Great Eastern . ........ Beau Boy ...... .... 3 4.55-JEFFCOTT WELTER *Marianne .. ......... 1 Somerset ...... .. .. .. 2 Dazzling Star ... .. .. 3
FRANKSTON DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL EXCURSION. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
FRANKSTON DIS TRICT HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL EXCURSION. :The-proposed- trip to Yallourn' next Wednesday, May 17, is expected to prove a great success. Students will leave Frankston at 9 a.m., and 'return at 8.30 p.m. Approximately three and a half 9hours will be spent at Yallourn. Fares for students are 3/6, and for adults (who are cordially invited to join the party) 10/6. Most of the school is expected to make the trip.
Grouches Unlimited [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
Grouches Unlimited Station 3UZ will not mind us pirating the title of their very good session in the interests of local shopkeepers, who have a grouch. Their grouch.is that local people-2or, rather, many of-them--do most of their shopping in the big departmental stores in the city instead of support ing 'local industry. You have a good shopping centre. If you don't believe us, make a special trip down to your main street, and instead of hurrying to take the "off-pedk" train, as is your wont, begin at the first shop and closely inspect every window in the street. We are prepared to stand or fall by your judgment; so are the local business ,people. All your needs, with the exceptions of, perhaps, motor cars and ships' anchors-and who wants the latter ?-can be bought just around your corner. Quality of goods supplied is equal to the city, and the prices are at least comparable and, in fact, in many instances cheaper than stores whose overhead is enormous. Surely you are more interested...
A. N. A. ACTIVITIES OUTLINED [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
A. N. A. ACTIVITIES OUTLINED The fortnightly meeting of Frank stbn Oranch of the A.N.A. was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Mon day night. A large number of mem bers was present and the president (Mr D. Symonds) occupied the chair. One new member was proposed. The syllabus item of the evening was the nomination of ofilcers for the ensuing six months. Members discussed the forthcoming sports night for members, their wives, and friends, which, will take place at the Mechanics' Hall next month. . The evening will consist of bowls, tennis, games and shooting and the object is to citer for members who do not dance. Invitations will also be ex tended to other bodies to be present. ROOM IMPROVEMENTS. Members are impressed with the lodge room since it has been done out with color and thanks go to the local, council for interest taken; in the hall. A lengthy discussion took place as to the way of providing ofce furni ture for the secretary (Mr D. H. Pet rie). It was suggested that the br...
NEWS OF THE WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
NEWS OF THE WEEK 1ly advertisement in this issue Sheldon's, the noted dry cleaners, make aln announcement to those who desire suits or frocks cleaned or pres sed. Ladies. why overwork? Shel don's announce washing by weight. which is more thrifty to the careful housewife. Phone Frankston 179 for further particulars, etc. --- rd
FRANKSTON FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
F-RANKSTON FOOTBALL CLUB. Thie following players have been selected to represent Frankstou A Grade against Sorrento: C. Harry. S. Peters. T. Yates, T. Young, WT. Pren dergast. J. Peters. J. Beecroft. N. Sut ton. B. GoodaL H. McComb, R. Staff. A. Scoble, A. Clapham, D. Avery. H. Dowes, J. Benson. E. McComb. C. Cummlns: 19th man, F. Graham. The bus will leave Wheeler's corner at 1.15 p.m. Frankston B Grade v. Hast ings: M. McFarlane, R. Benson. T. Bond, C. Wilson. C. Coxall, J. Lee. J. Guest. D. Coventry, S. Hart, L. Rich ards. A. Scarce, R. Williams, E. My ers, W. Petrie, L. Symons. S. Osmond, A. Petrie, K. ,Flynn: 19th man .R.. Al derson. Emergencies: D. Henderson. S. Williams. The bus will leave Wheeler's corner at 1.30 p.m.
SATURDAY'S AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
SATURDAY'S AUCTION. Wide interest has been aroused by the auction tomorrow (Saturday) of the Haven Hill Stud Farm at 1.30 ..mn., wN"hen the fine home, furnishings, arm implements, etc., will be offered by P. Matthews, of Pt. Nepean road, Chelsea. Further details are set out in the auction columns of this issue.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
Good Advertising Pays - Use Want Ads. AJ Want-Ad. Costs 1/. for 14 Words ee Your Newsagent J. C. O'BRIEN, GRAIN,MERRODUCEN, EGG Public Market, Wella St., Frankston. pH-IONE: Frankston 108. After Hours, Somerville 254. Whabt, F.A.Q. *. 3/3 Bran, 5h ..... 6/5 Keymeal, 112 lbs 9 Mleat Meal - Imperial....... 1u3 Dandy .. ...10/ Mixed Grain' 150 lbs. ....10/3 Crushed Oats 2j bus. 9/ Wheat Meal, 7 bush. 8/9 Meggitts Meal 100 lbs. 10/9 Pollard, 7s ... ' .. 8/4 Best Roller Flour ........ 19/ Maize Meal 7 bush. 2/3 bush. Maize Oil Meal 10/6 Polly Feed .... 6/. SButtermilk, cwt. 21/ Rice Meal,: :112 .w. lbs.. .... ..:. 7/6 Chaff, prime, Oaten 22 to ton 5/9 Wheaten, heavy 5/, 4/6 :Cow .. 8/9 Straw per bale 2/3 Super 6/9, 3-1 11/, 6-1, 9/9. Blood' & Bone 10/9 Market Garden 12/9 Parrot Feed, Mixed 14/6 1 cwt Plain Canary. 29/ 1 cwt. Pannican .. 13/9 ":Laying Mash ..1. 7/9 Charcoal .... ;.:; 2/9 Oats- Algerian 4/8, 4/6 White ........ 4/5 Cement .......... 4/3 Limal .... .... .... 3/ Shell...