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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
PLAZA THEATRE FRANKSTON Phone Frankston 407. Friday and Saturday, August 18 and 19. The Screen's Most Popular Comedian, George Formbn in another hilarious comedy It's In The Air Suitable for General Exhibition. A. dramatic story of night club life The Devils Party Starring Victor McLaglen and Beatrice Roberts (Not suitable for general exhibition) A Colored Cartoon, Hunky and Spunky, and a colored Travelogue, Copenhagen TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 23. A thrilling and human tale of women aviators TAILSPIN Starring Alice Faye, Constance Bennett, Joan Davis and Nancy Kelly Not Suitable for General Exhibition Also Robert Montgomery, Virginia Bruce and Lewis Stone in an adventurous story of Medical Research. -Yellow Jack Suitable for General Exhibition. Also a Fox News Gazette FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 26 The world famous dancing team in a sparkling romantic comedy Fred Astaire and "Ginger: Rogers CAREFREE For General Exhibition. Warren Williams and Virginia Bruce in Arsene Lupin Re...
Red Hill Fail to Stay BALNARRING'S LAST QUARTER [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
R.ed Hill ail to Stay BALNARRING'S LAST QUARTER AFTER another week of. rain the Dromana .grouid was very wet and heavy for the meeting " of the neighbours, Red Hill and.,Balnarring. Neither team was at full strength,-but a close game.was anticipated. Considering the state of the ball and" ground, the game was very fast, and up till three quarter time, when the visitors led by 6 points, there was little between'the teams. Balnarring came with a great' burst in the final term and left many of their opponents standing. It was clear that a number
Rosebud Checked by Dromana B GRADE FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
B GRADE FOOTBALL Rosebud Checked by Dromana ROSEBUD entertained Dromana on the home ground on Saturday last. The visitors were at full strength but Rosebud was badly handicapped by the absence of Fred Jennings and T. Chadwick, two of their best all round players, also that Hec. Downing's ankle gave way again in the second half. The game, which was very even, was never very exciting. The visitors scored 4-4 in the first quarter but did not score a goal in the second or third quarters. The score on the board at half time was Dromana 4-8, Rosebud 5-1. The visitors were then leading by 1 point. The third quarter was all in favor of the home side who finished up with a 10 point lead. But. from the kick off in the last quarter Dromana took the offensive and played much better football than in the previous three quarters and by quick passing and splendid marking soon wiped off the arrears and ran out winners by 10 points. The final scores were: Dro mana 8-13, Rosebud 8-3. Goal-kickers for ...
800' Witness Re-Play of Match SORRENTO WIN BY 3 POINTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
800 Witness Re-Play of Match SORRENTO WIN BY 3 POINTS THE Appeal Board having dismissed the appeal of Sorrento against the decision of the meeting which ordered a re-play of the match-Sorrento v. Somerville-the two teams met again at Sorrento on Saturday and a great game was witnessed by the large crowd present. There were about 800 there and showed proof that Sor rento as the venue of a final match would prove a financial success. Both teams were at full strength being practically the same as when they met in July. Rodwell, the umpire, was only fair, some of his decisions being very hard to follow. .Sorrento: A. O. Peters (capt.), P. Branchi,' J. 'Knight, L. Skelton, W. Blackwell, W. White, P. Watson, S. Wilson, L.-Hill, K. Lacco, R. Keil, B. Cain, C. Jennings, J. Matthews, H. Wilson, L. Howard, K. Morris, H. Glover, J. White (19th man). J. White replaced L. Howard (injured) at end of third quarter. Somerville: K. O'Brien (capt.), :I. Bullen, H. Armstrong, E. Thornell, J. Wood, C. ...
GOLF NOTES FRANKSTON CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
GOLF NOTES FRANKSTON CLUB August 13.-Stableford: 36, K. Lov Itt; 32, S. Davis. August 12.-Stroke: 70, S. Davis (5):; 71, J. Row'berry (20). • '' ASSOCIATES." ' Stroke, nine holes: 'Mrs, Hay, 46 (7) CLUBNOTES. The club chalimpionships 'to be play-.. ed ?:on. August 20, 27 and September 3,: are causing, much, interest among members,: and very? good fields will contest ithem.. - So far in club competitions. 74 "off the stick'" has been the best card1 re corded, but it is expected that rounds several strokes lower than this will be. received during the championships. Those who intend to compete but whose entries have not been made are reminded that these close at the' club house, at 2 p.m.; on Saturday, August 19. , ILast, Sunday: the 'Mornington club' contested a match with the local club and, were defeated five matches to one.
INDOOR BOWLS FINALS IN SIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
INDOOR BOWLS FINALS IN SIGHT With only eight more games to be played before the semi-finals and final matches begin, the fight \for the inal four is at a very interesting stage, with any of seven teams still in the running. Diggers B are still at the top of the list. They have put up the re markable performance of having lost only three .games for, the season. Next are Fire. Brigade, Diggers C and Sports A. Mt. Eliza, who have been in the first four since, the start of the season, dropped out this week for the first t ime, and Sports A moved into fourth place. On Monday four Frankston players will journey to Melbourne to play in the State singles championship. Following are the results of last week's games: Diggers B 18 d Rail ways 12, Sports A 13 d Diggers A 12, Diggers C 20 d M.U.I.O.O.F. 7, F.F.B. 14 d F.B. Aux. 10, Sports B 12, d Mt. Bliza 7, F.B. Aux. 13 d' M.U.I.O.O.F. 9, F.F.B. walk-over from H'wives, Sports A 12 d Railways 10, Diggers A 16 d Mt. Eliza 9, Diggers 'B 17 d Spor...
CYCLING FRANKSTON AMATEURS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
CYCLING 0 FRANKSTON AMATEURS The club hanadicap race held last Saturday was dver 35 miles to Crib, 'oint and return. This was the long-i ast race to date for'the season,,a several riders found it rather' dfficult Two were unable to 'inish: through lack of training. The first riders to reach Crib Point were Angus, Taylor and Brown.' i, Result: Treasure (2rmin.), 1; Nash :5min.), 2; Angus (12mii. 30sec.), 8. Winner's and fastest .time, Ih. 88m. 40s: The trophy was donated by Mr H. 3j Barclay. ,',.:. _ in 37$ on Tuesday was real smar work. Those people who saw Sea Kini spreadeagle the Trial Hurdle field a Moonee Valley last week will no doubt me when I say that he will wli good races in open company. He wil have an opportunity of proving hit class on Saturday in the Plenty Hur die Race. He has gone along nicely since his win, and is likely to show a clean pair of heels to the opposition. His trainer, Des McCormick, has a couple more promising hurdlers in his stables at Epsom. They are ...
Eyes & Ears of the Turf PARS ABOUT DOWN-THE-LINE MEN AND HORSES RIVETTE AND THE CAULFIELD CUP [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
Eyes & Ears of the Turf PARS ABOUT DOWN-THE LINE MEN AND HORSES' L's of RIVETTE AND THE CAULFIELD su, CUP es id (By THE METEOR). Rivette will remain in training till after the Caulfleld Cup. Her owner- ! m trainer, Harry Bamber, would have id liked' to give the mare a few weeks' th spell before getting her ready for the Cup, but he considers that if given a break in her training she may not .a have enough time to regain her pre se sent form. It is only a matter of Rivette going to the post fit and well for the Cup on October 21 for her to have a second-to-none chance. She is certainly the' handicapper's tip for the ,big race. If Mr Clem Hill was ,: handicapping the Cup field 'now he . would give Rivette considerably g more than the 6.13 he allotted, her when framing the weights some time back. The mare, according to Barnm her. will have her next race in the C H-leatherlie Handicap at Caulfleld on c September 2. I A horse claiming as much attention c as any on the Mentone tra...
SURPRISE PARTY [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
SURPRISE PARTY A surprise birthday party took place at the home. of Mrs Kettlewell,' Long Island on Friday evening,, 4th August. There' was quite a, number of friends, accompanied by Mrs No lan. The cake, made and given by Mrs Nolan, was beautifully decorat ed. All present. thoroughly enjoyed themselves. A' violin solo was ren dered by Miss Peggy Nolan; Irish and Scotch dancing by Dorothy, and Margarat .Kettlewell and Pat Nolan. FRANKSTON Fire Brigade Golden Jubilee Ball, Wattle Palais, Thurs day, August 24. Numerous prizes.
ST. PAUL'S CONCERT LEADING MELBOURNE ARTISTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
ST. PAUL'S CONCERT -0 LEADING MELBOURNE ARTIST.S Providing a suitable date can be arranged in September, it is expect ed that Miss LNance Osborne, one of Australia's leading sopranos; Miss Zell Manners, radio star, imitator and entertainer, together with Mr. Tom Lockhead, Scotch entertainer, and Mr. Fred "Champion (outstand ing comedian), will appear with six other leading Melbourne professional aritsts at a concert to be given un der the direction of Mr J. 13. Jolly in Frankston Mechanics'. Hall, in aid of funds connected with the activities of St. Paul's (Frankston) Church of England. The programme, which is being arranged by the noted Irish singer, Mr. Pat Coleman, promises to equal, if not surpass in richness of quality any concert programme ever presented in the district. Represen tatives of various churches, all star artists, at the top of* the musical profession, will appear. Mr Richard Bourke will sing. request' numbers. Mr. Eric Fox will be at the piano.
First Semi-Final At Frankston Tomorrow [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
First Semi-Final At Frankston Tomorrow Recent form Indicatea that the semi-finals and finals of the Pen insula .-eague will1 be the closest: for several years.' Frankston, which dominated play in 1937 and 1938, has not shown the same superiority this season, and there is little to choose between Hastings Tyabb, Sorrerito--and Mornington; Football fans will witness stirring struggles in the games that will de cide the premiership of 1939. Mornington w?ill meet Hastings Tyabb in the Frankston Park tomor row. Both teams are equally at home on this spacious oval, and a fine struggle should be seen. Mornington's play this year under the leadership of Shave has been brilliant at 'times, usually in the last term. The., blues will combat this' with steadiness and determination. A- great crowd fs ex pected to witness the match., AMPLIFIERS INSTALLED. Sporting results and- music ...from amplifiers. installed at the ground will keep spectators i?n- to?ch with other sport. - This innovation is ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
If Business is Bad - Advertise in the Standard A Want-Ad. Costs 1/- for 14 Words ee Your Newsagent "THE STANDARD" WANT ADS. Phone Frankston 6. FRIDAY, AUGUSTi 18,:1939. PA It Pays to use the WANT ADS.. J. C. O'BRIEN GRAIN, PRODUCE, EGG MERCHANT Public Market, Wells St., Frankston. PHONE: Frankaton 108. After Hours, Somerville 254. CHAFF BAG LOTS-" Prime Oaten ..... ........ 5/8 pollard, 7's ... ..... ..7/3 Prime Wheaten .... .... 4/6 Bran, 6's ... 6/8 Branning ................ 3/9 raheat (F.A.Q.) .........:... 2/10 Hulled Oats ........ ....... 3/2 Wheat Meal, 7's .... 7/9 Chick Food, cwt ............ 8/9 Crushed Oats, 2b's ...... 7/6 Pressed Hay, bale ..... 2/9 iize, whole .... .......5/4 Best Flour . .... 19/9 Maize, whole 5.. Dandy .... 10/ Baricley l .... .. 5/9 Meggett's Meal .... ... 10/6 Cick Starter 100lbs...11/ Cement ........... ..4/1 tr 10k 0 rCHICK BOXES- Special Chick ash 100 100 size ............... 2/9 libs ...... ....... ... 10/6 50 size ............. 1/9 Laying Mash,...
FRANKSTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
FRANKSTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. At the Somerville service last Sunday the Rev. F. Butchers refer red to the great help that had been given to the cause by Mr and Mrs. Allison and family for a period of seven years. The ladies" guild en. tertained Mrs Allison and daughters on Thursday the 10th inst, on the eve of their departure for Lyndhurst. On Sunday the services will be taken at Frankston, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., and Baxter 3 p.m., by the Rev. F. Butchers. Mr H. Overton has kindly coxgented to take the eveni ing service at Somerville.
CRANBOURNE SHIRE ANNUAL ELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
CRANBOURNE SHIRE -0o ANNUAL ELECTIONS By advertisement in this issue Cr R. Longmuir announces to ratepayers in the Tooradin Riding that he will again be a candidate' for that seat in the Cranbourne Shire Council. Cr Longmuir has been a resident in Dalmore for 12 years. He has advo cated sound finance and better road work and construction, and while in office has had the satisfaction of see ing a general improvement through out the shire. At a recent meeting Cr Longmuir gave notice of motion that he would move at the next meeting that no commissions be paid in future to any of the council staff and that the sec retary's salary be placed on a fixed basis.
SOLDIERS' HALL BLAZE Lounge Damaged [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
SOLDIERS' HALL BLAZE Lounge Damaged Believed to have been caused by woodwork beneath the 'fireplace in the lounge of the Soldiers Memorial Hall, Thompson street, igniting, an out break of fire was subdued last Tliurs day night 'by members; of the club. The caretaker of the hall,. Mr. C.. Wood, and Messrs G. Chapman and R. Blundell were about to leave when clouds of smoke, that filled the lounge attracted their attention. With a small tomahawk they hacked away several square feet of flooring that had caught fire. Portion of a carpet was also burnt. No Call to Brigade Because of rumours that the fire brigade refused to answer a call for assistance, we have been asked to state that the brigade was not asked to attend. Officers of the brigade wei e asked for advice at the' time of the fire and advised against using the fire equipment to prevent unnecessary damage by water.
SOLDIERS' CLUB LADIES ENTERTAIN [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
SOLDIERS' CLUB LADIES ENTERTAIN A pleasant evening was spent at the Soldiers' Oall on Friday, when club members, and their womenfolk were entertained by:.the ladies' auxiliary. In ali appiopriate opening speech the president of the auxiliary (Mrs Coventry) welcomed the guests. A programme of dances, games; novelties and. vocal items was follow ed by a delightful supper. Competition Winners were: Mrs L. WValdren and Mr C. Tink (qudlls), I Master Bert Jeffs and Mrs G. Chap man (lucky partners). Table of songs competition, Mr M. Strong and 1'Ir R. Hodgins. Memory test, Miss Pat Dun don and Mr C. Hicks. Lucky hat com petition, Mr E. Barrett. Tape cutting competitions, Mr N. Taylor; balloon race, Mr Jenkinsoln. Mrs M. Strong's delightful refider ing of several mezzo-soprano solos were received with( acclaination. Ex cellent juvenile impersonations by Mrs Richards created much merri ment. At the conclusion of the programme the club president .(Mr Dundon)" said that the function was. one o...
FRANKSTON DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
S' RANKSTON DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL SPORT. An innovation in the school sport this year is the introduction of inter house cross-country running. This has excited keen interest among the boys,. and has proved excellent 'pre poratory training for the coming ath letics' season. Altogether three routes, have been used for inter-house competition, the first of about two .miles in the Uirec tion of Long Island golf links, the second of about 2A miles along the island and back along the foreshore, and the third of about 3j miles a?ong Hastings road and back by Ovenport road. The first six boys home from each' of the competing houses' score for their house. Results: Senior Section:.,Bass 3 wins, Flin ders 2, Murray 1,. Collin@ 0. Junior Section: Bass 3 wins, Mur ray 2, Collins 1, Flinders 0. Individual races were won 'by:-" First.-Senior: L. Fenton (F) and G. Brown (C), dead-heat. Junior: R. Stone (C). Second.-Senior: R. Nicholls (B). Junior: L. Bright (B). Third.-Senior: R. Nicholls (B). Juni...
C. W. A. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 18 August 1939
C. W. A. " The Baxter Branch of the Country Women's Association entertained 180 ladies at, an afternoon ,to cele brate their second birthday recently. Mrs. V. Binder, the branch *presi dent, welcomed the ladies, who in cluded Mrs Grice, the group presi dent, and Mrs Larkin, a State execu tive member. Several members at tended from St. Kilda branch, and every branch on the Peninsula was represented with the exception of Cowes; who were unable to atterid owing to. transport difficulties. 'The market' stall proved a great success and :during the afternoon the visi tors were: entertained with songs by 'Mrs. H. Binder and a sketch by Mrs. Hannah. A competition was won liy Mrs. J. Jones. A magnificent birth "day cake, made and decorated by a member, Miss Edwards, was cut by Mrs. Grice. An attractive .afternoon tea, served by the Baxter ladies, brought a delightful afternoon to a close. . - DON'T forget the Fete to be held in Methodist Sunday School on No vember 18.
STRIKE THREAT MORDIALLOC SUSTENANCE MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 August 1939
STRIKE THREAT MORDIALLOC SUSTENANCE MEN. Ninrety local sustenance men have taken strong objection to carrying out certain council public ' works on the basis of world In re 'turn for sustenance. A strike 'wlas only averted this week by the in. 'tervention of the Central ,Unem ployed, Courcil, who have request ed the Mordialloc council to re ceive a deputation at Monday night's meeting. The work which is being carried out on this basis is the reconstruction of Balcombe road and the programme of footpath reconstruction. Under the Unemployment Act the council it quite within its rights in acting as it is, but the Act seems to need speedy amendment. --The committee in its letter to the council points out that the legality of the work was not in dispute, but rather the inexpediency of doing such work for sustenance instead of at full time rates. One often hears the expression used, "the permanent unemployed." And it i.s quite true. It must be permanent whilst work, which, before the 'adv...
LATE FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 25 August 1939
LATE FOOTBALL The following team has been select ed to represent Frankston in the semi final at *Mornington tomorrow: C. Harry, C. Coxall, E. Rosenbrock, J. ?Beecroft, A. Clapham, B. Gooda, L VHay,. S. Peters, A. Scoble, D.1 Avery, H. McComb, T. Yioung, T. Alderson; F. Graham,. R. Staff, .R. Downs, N. Sut 1ton, W. Prendergast; 19th man, E. 'McComb; emergency, J. Benson. The bus will leave Wheeler's corner at 1.45 p.m. sharp.