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SOMERVILLE CHURCH SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
,. SOMERVILLE CHURCH SOCIAL. An enjoyable and successful social was held at St. Andrew's Parish Hall on Friday, 25th August.' The even ing was spent with community `sing ing and various items of hiarmony. Interest was; added to the function owing to' it being observed as a birthday evening' to Mr. A. E. Butler, an old and highly esteemed official of the church, who has attained his 70th birthday. A veiry fine birthday cake was prepared by the Misses Hayes. This .vas decorated with candles and surmounted by a doll soldier, dressed in the uniform of a Life Guardsman, to which regiment Mr. Butler belonged befoi-e coming to Australia. After the usual cake ceremony, was performed by Mr. Butler, dancing was indulged in to music supplied by Mrs. Cook. A very 'pleasant even ing was spent by all-present. Navy Knuts, the musical comedy show which scored a great success at Frankston this week-end, is to be shown at Somerville Mechanics' Insti of the Somerville Football Club.
PARLIAMENTARY REFORM. (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
PARLIAMENTAR" REFORM.. (To the Edtior):.. Sir,-Your Safety Valve column it one that meets - with general appro val. May I add my mite to it? I am much interested in many pertinent facts outlined in your lead ilig, article of last week's issue. The paragraph dealing with the necessity of reforming our parliamentary sys tem is a gem, and in my opinion hits the nail on the head. However, it does not suggest a remedy. The tenor of your article indicates that in the opinion of the writer the quality of our parliamentary representation has deterioriated in some respects. This must be regretfully admitted. Per sonality and individuality has certain ly lost its punch, and until this is re gained the prospect of satisfactory Government is extremely limited. I respectfully submit, sir, that this is a matter of cause and effect, and .the cause in this instance is not hard to seek. Preferential voting (the greatest curse ever imposed on a democratic ,people) is, in my opinion, the chief cause o...
A.R.P. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
oOo The precautions .necessary to protect civilians, including .women and children, from the fury of aerial warfare is a problem facing every nation in this enlightened year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-nine. No longer will war be conducted between male combatants. Even little innocent babies will be in the front line. The inventive geniuses who have evolved aeroplanes which travel at 400 miles per hour, which can travel thousands of miles ivithout refuelling, which can carry loads of bombs measured in terms of tons, which carry gas bombs-chlorine, phosgene lachrymatory, lewisite, etc.-now are trying to instruct the populace how to burrow into the ground to evade the wrath of their Inventions. Schneiders of France, Krupps of Germany, Vickers of Eng land, Skoda of Czecho-Slovakia, Mitsui of Japan, Skoda of Poland-just to mention a few-are working at top speed ,producing instruments of death" which they will sell to any- nation-their own or any other-so long as th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
COMMENTS EDITORIAL PAGE- FEAT UR "The Standard" :.I'ANDARD NEWSPAPERS PTY. LTD., Owners and Publishers. Office of Publication: Bay Street, Frankston, Victoria. SUBSCRIPTION RATE-2/6 PER QUARTER; Post Free within the Commonwealth. Publisher: of Mloorabbin News. Sandringham News Ormond Newis. Hamptozn News .\ordialloc City News. Mornliugton Standard .ranukston Standard.- City of Chelsea News . Black Rock Ne.s. IT'S AN EVAN DAVIES PRODUCTION You are invited to Try DAVIES PURE WHOLEMEAL BREAD. The most nutritious food that is made. There is no added ingredients such as flour or color in our wholemeal bread. t is the whole wheat ground, nothing extracted or added. Doctors recom, mend .it for both young and grown up. We also maniufacture PURE WHITE and VIENNA BREAD. GIVE US A TRIAL. DAVIES FRANKSTON BAKERY Fathers' Day Gift cties - Sox Shirts - Sar . Though only accessories, add finishing touches to a man's dress, and the smarter and more tasteful they are the more distinctive will 31 you...
Your Safety Valve WHERE SECURITY LIES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
Your Safety Valve oOo Ai column tor you. Let's have your views in brief on any topic. excepting religion. Every letter':must bear the writer's name and .ono:'ss. nnt necessa.rily fo-- publication. Head correspondence. "Safety.,Valve.") WHERE SECURITY LIES. Sir,-Why' can't the hatlons get 'to gether in some way, settle' their dif terences and live in peace? Their business men can trust each other. Their post oilices .work toge ther. in harmony. Their scientists help one another. Their legal sys tems 'protect each other. It is only in politics that common sense can never have its way. In politics we must hate each other, fight each other, kill each other. In politics there are men in every counl try in Europe building up, hatred, ,plotting little schemles of greed o'r jealousy or vengeance. Most of all, behind the politics and hatred of Europe are those invisible enemies 'of mankind. ignorance and fear. T'he Frenchman is afraid to trust the Ger nmua, the Italian will not trust the Eng...
Felix Holt Says [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
Felix Holt Says THAT Cr. George Woods performed a great public service when he presented such a comprehensive report on the lighting of Pt. Nepean road to the Mordialloc Council recently. His lengthy report pointed out in detail-almost in inches-the inadequacy of the present lighting, and in equal detail he pointed out what should and could be done to make Point Nepean road safe for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists. He did omit to mention that the construction of footpaths would obviate one danger, that of pedestrians being forced to walk on the, roadway because of the lack of paths. This matter should be attended to by the councils concerned without delay. It is their duty to provide foot paths, and Pt. Nepean road is a highway crying aloud for them. The lighting seems a matter 4for the Country Roads Board, which collects hundreds of thousands of pounds from motorists and spends it on roads-and very good roads. But what is the good of roads if you cannot use them at night? That ...
MILITIA NEWS (Intelligence) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
MILITIA NEWS (Intelligence) I have to hand this week parti culars of a number of functions, parades, schools, etc., which are list ed for the next few weeks by the 46th Batt'n, 118th Batty, and R.A.E. .3rd Division, but at the moment these are contingent on the inter national situation remaining at the note-exchanging stage and for the present, at least, it is not intended to further advertise affairs of a purely social nature. It will be readily understood that drill halls will be required for sterner purposes than dancing and other social activi ties in the event of European affairs taking a turn for the worse and, con sequently cancellation of these events would automatically follow. Even -now, better news may be winging its way through the air, but an omnipotent Editor wants my notes (if any) by 10 a.m. tomorrow morn ing, and unfortunately I cannot put the clock back to wait and see. I can, however, in common with all other citizens, trust that before the. "News" goes to press, ...
AQUATIC CAPERS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
AQUATIC CAPERS The accessory rules the fashion realm, and here is the nawest novelty of the season, worn by Mary Howard, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer player. Polished or lacquered periwinkle and fan shells add an intriguing finishing touch to sportswear of any description.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
Cheltenham NEW MENTONE PARAMOUNT, MORDIALLOC e " ° Three Changes Weekly. SATURDAY AND MONDAY Gary Cooper and Megle Oberon The'Cowboy & The Lady Also Robert Taylor and Maureen O'Sullivan THE CROWD ROARS (Both films not suitable for General Exhibition) James Fitzpatrick's Colored Traveltalk, GLIMPSES OF MELBOURNE Matinee Saturday, 2.30 p.m. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY Franchot Tone and Franciska Gaal: The Girl Downstairs For General Exhibition. Also James Gleeson and Lucille Gleeson The Higgins Family suitable tor general exhibition THURSDAY and FRIDAY Fred MacMurray and Madeline.Carroll Cafe Society For General Exhibition. Also Kay Francis and Lloyd Hughes A Man Betrayed Not Suitable for General Exhibition. CAR PAIrK, WITH ATTENDANT. FREE. . THEATRE ARTIFICIALLY HEATED. COMING SATUfRDAY AND MONDAY Janet Gaynor and Douglas Fairbanks Jnr. The.Young In Heart Suitable fur General Exhibition. Also Bob Burns and Gladys George. I'm From Missouri Suitable for General Exhibition CHELTENHAM ...
GOLF MUNICIPAL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
GOLF --C- "`MUNICIPAL CLUB CHAMPION SHIPS tj The second round of the club cham rtionships was played on August 27. Progress scores are as follow: 'tA Championship: ..' Davis, 79, 80; A. Artis, 84, 81; A. Artis, 86, 83;.P. Holding, 85 88 E. Davies, 92, 82; T. Heesom, 91, 90. B Championship: I. Dundon, 89, 85; K:. Lovitt, 87, 90; L. Prossor, 89, 89; F Hill, 90, 93 . Rowbury,; 92 99, . Concurrent Handicap i 66-B. Petrie (27)'; . 67 K : Watson (26);,,') 69,R.U Dunddn (16) 71` H. Bentley : (27); 73- A. Artis i(8), R. Artis (10) .
INDOOR BOWLS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
INDOOR BOWLS "?he concluding stages of the teams' competition have been entered upon, Witli only three more matches to be played before the finals it is practi cally certain that the final four will beDiggers B, Fire Brigade, Sports A, Diggers C or Mt. Eliza. Mt. Eliza is the only .other team with any chance of displacing Diggers C in fourth place... They are four points behind, with Sports A and Dig ge~s C having to play each other in the last game of the round. This match will 'be played on Wednesday, September 20, and the finals a week later. Next week there will be a break in teams' matches as the trio tournament will be decided. HOW THE CLUBS STAND P. W. L. Pts. Diggers B . .... 28 23 5 92 F.F.B. . . .. .. . 28 21 7 84. Sports A : .. . . . 27 17 10 68 Diggers C ..... 27 16 11 64 Mt.' Eliza . :. . " '.; 27 15 12 60 . Diggers A . . . . . 27 13. 14 52' F.B. Aux. . . . . 28 13 15 52 Sports B . ..... 27 12 15 48 Railways . . . . . 27. 10 17 40 M.U.I.O.O.F. .... 27 8 19 32 H'wives. ....
THE TURF CAULFIELD SELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
THE TURF CAULFIELD SELECTION 12.40-DOONA TRIAL First Division Historian .......... 1 Neatherlea ........... 2 Nelson ...... .. ...... 3 1.30-DOONA TRIAL Second Division. On Time .. .. .. .. .... 1 Rajputna .. .. .. .... 2 Bureaucrat .. ..... .. 3 2.5-WARRISTON WELTER First Division Menkaura .. ... ..?.. .. 1 Glenfino ... .. . .. 2 Grandson .... .... .... 3 2.40-WARRISTON WELTER Second Division. Grand Patrol .. .. .. .... 1 Pure Gold .. .:. ..... 2 Rendezvous .... .. .. .. 3 3.10-MEMSIE STAKES Ajax .... •.... ...... 1 El Golea ............ 2 Ortelle's Star ....... ... 3 3.45-SANDRINGHAM STEEPLE- Musical David .. . . ..... 1 Last End ......... .... 2 Bully Hayes . .. .... 3 4.20-HEATHERLIE HCP Diaphane .. ...... .. .. 1 Pibroch ........... 2 Rivette ...... ........ 3 4.55-WHITTIER HANDICAP Tetreen ... .. .. .. 1 Nightguard .. .. .. ... 2 Hilton' .. ....... 3
Lamborne a Bona-Fide Resident [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
Lamborne a Bona Fide Resident AT the ordinary meeting of the League on Monday evening the protest entered by the Hastings Tyabb club against Mornington on the ground that the Mornington player, Lamborne, was not a bona fide resident of the Peninsula, was defeated by 12 votes to 10 without evidence being called by the Morn ington club to prove that Lamborne was a bona-fide resident in accord ance with the rules.
Eyes & Ears of the Turf PARS ABOUT DOWN-THE-LINE MEN AND HORSES IS PURE GOLD A DERBY COLT? [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
Eyes & Ears of the Turf PARS ABOUT DOWN-THE LINE MEN AND HORSES IS PURE GOLD A DERBY COLT? (By THE METEOR) Mordialloc mentor Jack Holt usu ally has a good three-year-old on hand to represent him in the spring classics, but I doubt very much whe ther Pure Gold, the stable hope of this season, is in the same class as Hall Mark, Avenger and Nuffield, all of. which have won Derby honors for Holt in recent years. Pure Gold's de feat by Grandson at Moonee Valley recently was discouraging, and his habit of running in when' hit with the whip is a sign of weakness. He will have to win the Warriston Handicap at Caulfleld this Saturday if he is to have a chance in the Caulfleld Cup, for which he has been well backed, or either the 'A.J.C. or' V.R.C. 'Derby. Little Joe Gilmore, who will ride the colt in the Warriston, came out" to ride him work on Tuesday. With hurdles out 20ft. from the rails, and the going heavy, Pure Gold went nicely over six furlongs in 1.21. His time was bettered t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
LAWN MOWER REPAIRS Send your Lawn Mower to Us and have it repaired by experts. Cutters automatically ground and set. ALL WORK GUARANTEED. Snare Parts for All Makes Stocked. Your local carrier will pick up and deliver. C. J. WHITE & SONS PTY. LTD. HARDWARE MERCHANTS Established 1892. '362 POST OFFICE PLACE MELBOURNE (Little Bourke Street) Phone: C 5096-7. PLAZA THEATRE FRANKSTON Phone Frankston 407. Friday and Saturday, September 1 and 2 Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, James Stewart and Edward Arnold In an hilarious romantic comedy You Can't Take It With You Laurel and Hardy the famous merrymakers, in County Hospital In addition are the following short features: Sport Stamina, Lovers' Paradise, a- Colored Travelogue of Honolulu and Little Bantam Weight (Programme for General Exhibition.) Tuesday and Wednesday, September 5 and 6 Two of the most popular players of. the day: Spencer Tracy, ' Joan Crawford and Ralph Morgan In. an appealing human interest drama, ' MANNEQUIN (Not, s...
Football Protest Dismissed AGAINST MORNINGTON CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
Football Protest Dismissed AGAINST MORNINGTON CLUB AT the adjourned meeting of the Peninsula League on Wednesday night last the protest lodged by Hastings-Tyabb against Mornington club on the grounds of Mornington playing an ineligible player was con tinued. The President of the League, Mr. J. Gloury, ruled that the protest be dismissed, the whole business should not be discussed as the matter should have been brought up at the begin ning of the season, also that disagree ments were likely to occur between quite a few clubs. _. Mr. McInnes (Naval Depot) 'said that he agreed with the President, in asmuch as the matter should have been raised early in the season, in stead of Hastings-Tyabb Club wait ing until they were defeated by Mornington in the semi-final. He also thought that the League would be held. up to ridicule. Mr. P. Walsh (Mornington) also agreed with. the President bn the grounds that the affair .was likely to have a disquieting effect on Peninsula football iii general. ...
Spotlight on the Semi-Final FRANKSTON DOWN SORRENTO [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
Spotlight on the Semi-Final FRANKSTON DOWN SORRENTO "Critic" (Frankston) writes: Jn weather conditions that caused the "ostponment of senior football fixtures in Melbourne, the Morning ton Peninsula League's second semi final between Frankston and Sorrento could not have been expected to pro duce a remarkably high standard of football. Under the circumstances the large number of spectators did not look for a high marking, long kicking ex hibition, and the display given by both teams in adapting themselves to the water-logged ground proved highly en tertaining. Probably the antics of players in trying to control the ball caused more laughs at a football match than have been heard for many, years. Both teams were instructed by their coaches not to attempt high marking, to disregard drop-kicking, and not to hesitate to boot the ball' off the ground. These instructions were car-j ried out almost to the letter. Al thbugh several marks were taken in the air, only one :player (of Sorrento)...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
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Hotel Assault Claimant Awarded Damages [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 September 1939
Hotel Assault DOo Claimant Awarded Damages A sequel to ani Incident tha ofollowed a dance at the Chelsea Hotel on August 2, was heard at the Chelsea Court on Monday, when William Raymond Smith,, useful;,at the Chelsea Hotel, was charged with, having unlawfully assaulted Thomas Henry, Moore, a director and secretary of the hotel. A special claim of £50 for damages was made by Moore against Smith. ,Mr. R. C. Taylor appeared for claim .ant, and Mr. Ket (instructed by Pavey S\Vilson and Cohen) for defendant. . In evidence, 'Thonias Henry Moore said he was secretary-and a director of the Chelsea Hotel Pty: Ltd. On August..2 a ball was held at the hotel by the St. Joseph's dance committee. The manager and nominee of the hotel Mr. Sergeaut, had retired at about 11i p.m., suffering from > influenza. ._He (Moore)' .hid the keyh-'of- the hotel. The liquor permit for the functiodni closed at 12.30 a.m., and when he not iced- the dance continuing after that time, he gave orders for. It ito s...