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Your Safety Valve [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
SA rnliumr for you Let's have your viowF in hr?f ,on. any tOP'C excepting religion Every letter must hear the writer's name., nd +n.?li*s;8 n*. neCesF.rFilt for,. nuhlication'' Head corresoondence. 1"Safety. Valve.") A.R.P. (To the Editor). Sir,-As a citizen of Franketon I am wondering when our civic tathers w?il. awake from their apathy and shake the sleep from their qye~ , and take immediate steps to form some neans to evacuate .the women and children of our 'community to places of safety, also the distribution of-gas masks. As the German and Japanese bomb ers seem to be inclined to bomb civilian towns- without 'regard to thFe women and children resident therein, 1 think that it is most essential that those with authority. should arrive at soiie measures of safety for all those vwho cannot aid themselves.-Yours etc., EDGAR C. ELLIOTT:
Protest Case Again Dismissed [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
Protest Case Again Dismissed is A SPECIAL meeting of. the Morn. ington Peninsula Football League n was held at the mechanics' institute, e Mornington, on Wednesday night as an result of a requisition signed by `10 e, delegates who requested that the Ai Allen case be further inquired into. , Mr. Darroch who was voted to. the chair in the, absence of the presi I dent (Mr. Gloury) ruled that the piro= test was out of order in view'of the V.C.F.L. Rule No. 17. Mr. Jouning said this was not. an appeal against the decision of the ) League. t Mr. Bean moved, Mr. Waldron se i conded, that the chairman's rulinig be Sadopted. Mr. Waldron, said--tlhey had spent Senough time over the protest at the' t previous meeting and it had been dei I finitely settled at that meeting. i Mr. White said they as delegates appointed by their clubs had.to see. that the rules were carried out in ad fair and honest manner. He was satisfied there was something wrong. Mr. Darroch said an appeal was"a nmatter. for t...
Let's Write a Letter TO THE HON. R. G. MENZIES, Prime Minister of Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
Let's. Write a Letter TO THE HON. R. G..MENZIES, Prime Minister of Australia. Dear Sir,-Australians feel particularly comfortable in the thought that you are at the helm in this hour of trial. Your broadcast messages to the nation have been inspiring, calm, and' most reassuring. You, an Australian' native, have a tremendous burden to bear. But we, along with the great 'majority of your fellow-countrymen, recognlse in you a man pre-eminent in our parliamentary life. We recognise in you one who will not suffer from recurring attacks of the jitters, but one who will pursue a very definite purposeful course, not asking one section to bear a greater. burden than another section, but spreading the load equably over the whole nation, and refusing to allow anyone to gain at the expense of others In this, what is usually a time for the nouveau riche. Australians accept your assurances of preparedness with full confi." dence that this country Is defended to a higher degree today than at any, ...
LEAGUE BALL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
LEAGUE BALL ii THE League Ball is being held atl Hastirgs on Tuesday, 1Oth Octo ber and the Hollywood Rhythm Band has been engaged. The Ball will be, outstanding as elaborate arrange mnents are being made and an excelL lent supper will be served.: .
FRANKSTON PROFESSIONALS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
FRANKSTON PROFESSIONALS A combined race ~with the Spring vale and Pakenharmn club will be held on September 16 over a 33 mile route, commencing at Dandenong, via Frank ston and Cranbournie, and d~aishing at Dandenong. The club will hold a modern and old time dance in the Soldiers' Hall on Thursday, September 21.
MORNINGTON AGAIN MORNINGTON DOWN SORRENTO [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
MORNINGTON AGAIN MORNINGTON DOWN SORRENT( THE final of the A grade comn petition took place at Frankstol Park on Saturday last before an at tendance which was. disappointing The international situation was nc doubt to blame and there was not th( interest shown by the spectators. Reports of league matches in the city also showed a falling off due tc the seriousness of the Empire up. heaval. Mornington and Sorrento eacl fielded powerful teams and the play. ing oval was in capital condition. Play was solid throughout. Mornington: E. Shade (capt.), K. Read, A. Allen, A. Cartwright, E. Penny, C. Lamborne, F. Dunkley, R. Free, K. Fyffe, B. Livingstone, S. Hedrick, A. Free, E.' Duncan, P. Golds, F. Fitzgerald, A. Burton, G. Beecroft, R. Bishop, C. Short,, A. Feltham (19th man). Sorrento: A. Peters (capt.), P. Branchi,. I. Knight;. L. Skelton, J. Watts, W. White, W. Blackwell,, N. Spunner, P. Watson, '"K: Morris, B. Wilson, L. Howard, K. Lacco, J. Matthews, H.. Wilson, H.. Glover, S. Wilson...
TURF MENTONE SELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
MENTON SELECTIONS 1.45-MEWBURN HURDLE Coster. Lad .. ....... t, Dprnford.... .. .... .... 2 Whernside .. .. .. ..... 8 2.15-AVON HANDICAP- NetherIea .. .. ....... 1 Curt Reply .... .. .. .. 2 On Time .......... .. 3 2.45-BOISDALE WELTELR- First Division Trendel .. .... .. 1 Grand Hero .. ... .. 2.. Benedict ............. 3 3.15-STRATFORD HANDICAP Glenfino .. .. ........ 1 Inspector Scott ........ 2 Pure Gold .. .. ..... 3 3.45-POWERSCOURT HOP Pantoon .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 Marianne ...... .... 2 Temple Coyn .. .. ....3 4.15-TINAMBA HANDICAP Great Legend'.. .. .. .. 1 Master Motley ......... 2 Zonda .... ...... .. .. 3 4.45-BOISDALE WELTER * Second Division Royal Jubilee .... . .. 1 Lyhch:Law ":.. . ... . .. 2 Tourist ........... 3
Some Impressions [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
Some Impressions THERE were very few cars left in Sorrento last Saturday as there was a general exodus to Frankston to witness the final between Sorrento and Mornington. Sorrento team was weakened by the absence of Keil and Jennings from the back line and Glover from the centre. Mornington appeared to ,be at full strength. Holding Mornington well during the first quarter when they had the advantage of the wind. Sorrento seemed to be in a good position. During the second quarter Sorrento had the wind and from thirteen scor ing shots could only manage two goals. Mornington had a break during the third quarter when- they put on.three goals in quick time. Though Sorrento tried hard during the' last quarter they were quite un equal to the task set them by Morn ington. As a spectacle the match was a poor one, there being little good foot ball seen. The umpiring was very lax. It seems that there should be some provision for penalising players who consistently kick the ball out. of bounds i...
War [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
.War ,.ghastly, horrible word. One that twenty years ago we Imagined had been put out of circulation. A quarter of a .century ago 850,000 men left Australia determined to end it for ever. But their sacri flices were in vain, and now is not the time to ask the why and the wherefore. Great Britain is at war, consequently Australia is at war, and a united front is necessary to! overthrow a form.of Government which during the past couple of years has become more intolerable each month. Whilst students of international affairs agreed that Germany had certain just grievances regarding the treatment of her minorities under the Treaty of Versailles, not one of those grievances could not have been solved by peaceful negotiation. But Germany is ruled by a military caste-the antithesis of democ racy. Reforins in the internal life of Germany have been carried out with ruthlessness. And that same ruthlessness has been displayed in international affairs. Despite violent criticism by many sections...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 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. Ybur 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. Grand Final at Sorrento -0-e---- MORNINGTON AND FRANKSTON TO MEET IN GRAND-FINAL BIG STRUGGLE ANTICIPATED SORRENTO GROUND PREPARED FOR-RECORD CROWD B GRADE SEMI-FINAL AT .FRANKSTON TN B Grade Naval Depot and Balnar ring will meet in second semi-final at Frankston. Good support is. expected and a thrilling match should result. PLAZA THEATRE FRANKSTON Phone Frankston 407. Friday and Saturday, September 8 and 9 Shirley Temple, the ever-popular child star, with Gerge Murphy and Edna May Oliver and Jimmy Durante I ? in a Gay and Sparkling Comedy. Little Miss Broadway Also a colorful and spirited tale of life in a Naval Acade...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
COMMENTS -EDITORIAL.PAGE - FEATUR TH.E ETANDARP, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1939 "The Standard" SI'ANDARD NEWSPAPERS PTY: LTD., Owners and Publishers. Office of Publication: Bay Street, Frankston, 'Victoria. SUBSCRIPTION RATE-2/8 PER QUARTER,. Post, Free within the Commonwealth. : Publishers of Moorabbin News. Sandringham News . Ormond News., Hampton 'News ' Mordialloc City News. . Mornington Standard Frand?toii Stindaid. Cliy"of Chelsea News, Black Pl0ock New'S. ITS 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 growvn up. ..We also manuifacture PURE WHITE and VIENNA BREAD. SGIVE US A TRIAL. DAVIES FRANKSTON BAKERY. A. J. H. Sparlj Frankston's Busiest D, aper Opposite Station. Late Tierneys. Opening ah Sa 'WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 at 9 a.m. Read ...
PRAM APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
SPRAM APPEAL. e secretary of the Frankston .Ladles' Benevolent :Societ is appeal. ing fr ay perambulator for an indigent family in Frankstpn. Anyone who can offer. assistance shouil d get-in touch. with the secretary,. Mrs Whittaker, Leivsl street.
BARGAINS GALORE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
BARGAINS GALORE Owing to. tho turn of International events wev-believe that Sparks' open ing cash sale--advertised' in the sup plement with this issue-will be one of the last opportunities for residents to buy goods at less than regular prices. During the last war many commo dities became almost ' unprocurable, and it is not known what the next costs will be. Franlston people would be 'well advised to make cer tain they are not forced to buy. on the- high markets wbhich will shortly be ;inevitable, by taking' advantage of :the: reduced prices at Spark's -sale, commencing Wednesday, September 13. .
MARKET REPORTS FRANKSTON MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
MARKET REPORTS FRANKSTON MARKET Frankston Market (Geo. G. Austin) reports another successful sale :last Wednesday. R R.IR. cockerels, 7/9 pair; R.I.R. chickens, 2/4 to 2/11; black hens, 5/6 to 8/; black pullets, 6/; -R.I.R. hens, 8/; Sussex pullets, 8/5; Sussex cockerels, 7/2; W.L. chic kens, 1/3; Muscovy drakelings, 11/; Muscovy ducklings, 6/9. Sundries, fruit and vegetables, and dairy pro duce sold well.
Great Semi-Final Win in B Grade RED HILL DEFEAT DROMANA [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
n Great Semi-Final Win in B Grade n-" RED HILL DEFEAT DROMANA ie THOSE keen neighborly rivals Red ;,:. Hill and Dromana staged the B as' grade first semi-final at Sorrento on 10 Saturday. A strong wind favored he- the Portsea goal and had a big in . fluence on the play. • ie. The attendance was not large. si- Apart from the supporters of the • contesting clubs there was very little ie representation from the B grade clubs. The fact that Sorrento were na playing at Frankston in the A grade to final was a big factor in the sparse at tendance. - Red Hill was at full strength. e'Dromana had A. Loader (injured knee) unavailable. tl Dromana: W. Guy (capt.), R. e Williams, S. McLear, G. McLear, A. SHosksing, R. Griffiths, V. McLaren, R: ' Hosking, B. Aust, B. Temby, E. s Loader, J. Cornish, C. Hazledine, E. e.Pittock, Q. McLaren, V. Humphreys, a H. McLear, W. Gourlay, N. Mc s. Dougall. (19th man). Red Hill: F. Volk (capt.), R. Wil a son, G. Fox, S. White, E. Pritchard, '-J.J'Russell, L. Ri...
Sporting Highlight AL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
Sporting Highlight ----.--oOo AL. Sportsmen have not forgotten Al Karasick, he of the very bulgy . chest. Al wrestled in Australia about 14 or. 15 years ago, and was fairly popular. These days he is a big-sb ot wrestling promoter in Honolulu. All these bright lads who are "entertaining" thousands of Australians now appear in-that tropic isle under Al's management; Al. tried to introduce, this 'wild all-in stuff, when he was in Mel. liourne in 1926. We remember seeing' him wrestle Billy Meeske at the West- Melbourne Stadium and he tried to put over the hair-pulling, jumping into the middle of -the back, kicking, etc. And do you know what the reactions of the adience were?' They first of all laughed loud and long, then they counted them out so vociferously that the business • was never repeated-that is, until three or four:years ago. Now it goes over big. Funny, isn't it! " '
TABLE TENNIS C. OF E. PREMIERS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
TABLE TENNIS C. OF E., PREMIERS The grand final of the A grade and the final of the B grade, decided on ruesday, resulted in a win for Church ,f England to make them A grade premiers for '1939. In the B grade inal, Fire Brigade defeated Church of lngland B. , The grand final will be played on Monday night at the church hall be ween the Fire Brigade and Children's :ospital. On Tuesday and Thursday the '.han licaps will be decided to end the season. In the Church of England Hall on Wednesday, August 30, a most en joyable evening was spent. It took the form of a table, tennis tourna nent, and was organised by Mrs B. Ledgar, to augment the funds of a lirl Guide .'Walk About," to be held n the Melbourne Town Hall during show 'Weelc. Four handsome prizes were provided and were won by--A :rade, Mr W. Johnstone and Mr A. )liver. B Grade, Mr S. Sayers (Children's Hostel) and Mr L. Brown. rhe sum .of £1/16/ wvas handed . to he local' association of 'Girl Guides.
CYCLING AMATEUR ROAD RACE DECIDED. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
CYCLING AMATEUR ROAD RACE DECIDED. The Frankston Amateur Cycling Club, combined with Chelsea Club on Saturday last, in a 35 mile handi cap. The weather was unploasant and pouring rain greeted the riders at' the finishing point. Chelsea was well represented and a large number of friends followed the race. Frank ston was several riders short from various causes. Starting from the Plaza Theatre, Frankston, the first rider to get away was J. McMahon of Chelsea.." with 14 min. handicap; and he kept first until over the line at the finlsh. The course was through Cranbourne. Dandenong, Edithvald; finishing at Frankston, resulting as follows: J. McMahon (Chelsea) (14 mins). 1, time 1 hr. 47 min. D. Dank (Frankston) (7 mln.) 2; J. Mewett (Chelsea) (9 mins.) 3. Fast est time J. Evanis (scr.) 1 hr. 35 secs. After the race the riders and guests were entertained at Frank ston club rooms where a very en joyable tea was served; The presi-. dent. of wrankston club, Mr C. Gray, complimented Chelsea ...