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Clever Revue Capacity Audiences [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 September 1939
Clever Revue oOo Capacity Audiences -:Colorful dancing, witty and topical sketches and outstanding musi :cal -talent made Navy Knuts one lof the most popular entertainments ever presented before Frankston audiences. T'he Mechanics' Institute was filled B .o capacity on Thursday and Friday w lights when the musical comedy or- n, lanised by Will Handley for the o Prankston Football Club was pre- I d sented. The 24 items ipacked into the ¶ programme were presented practically without a hitch. They included hbal lets; sketches, musical numbers and 'b dialogues. SThe applause of the audience to a every( feature.jeft no doubt as to its appreciation. ' The- appearance of the 'ballet on the brilliantly lighted stage (in attractive &nbsp; costumes designed by Miss Lesley &nbsp; Legge) in We Are the Navy, The 1 Umbrella Man, The Schoolroom, South s Sea Island Magic, and the Park Par ade was greeted with applause. The ballet's performance was a tribute to the -latent'talent of ...
POSTAL HOLIDAYS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
POSTAL HOLIDAYS On Show Day, Thursday, September 28, the Franketon. Post Office will be open from 9 till 10 a.m. for all classes of business except money orders and savings bank deposits. Morning let ter deliverY by postmen will be ef fected cs usual. The last Melbourne mail for the day will be cleared at 10 a.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
A Want-Ad. Costs 1/- for 14 Words See Your Newsagent It Pays to use the WANT ADS. The A ussie Slogan - Business As Usual-? 'THE STANDARD" WANT ADS.I J. c. o'BRIEN GRAIN, PRODUCE, EGG * . .. .MERCHANT Public Market, Wells St., Frankston. PHONE: Frankston 108. After Hour s, Somerville 254. Maize, Whole, 5/3, Crushed 5/4 Chick Starter .... .... ......... 11/ H ied Oats .......... .... .. Chick Grit .. .... .... : ...... 2/6 Feed Oats . .... .... ... .... 2/9 . :Meggetts ... . .. ........ .... 10/6 Crushed: pats ....... 3/ Maize Ol Meal : ......... 8/9 Oat Hulls 2/3, ton lots 2/ N.Z. Greenfeast Peas, bus. 25/ Branning Oats , 3/9, £3/15/ ton Chaff, Prime . /3 Malt Combings ..., . .. 2/9 bag Pollard, 7s ......... ..... ... 7/3 Pressed Hay bale, , .... 3/ Bran, 5 .......... ... . ..:... . 5/9 Krafro . ..... .. ...... 21/ .Maize Meal, bush ... ... .2/2- Dandy .... ...............10/ FREE DELIVERY Bag lots, 6 miles. Book Now, Day Old Chicks, Breeding Eggs, W. Leghorn, B. Orp., R.I.R., Bred o...
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 AND 16 [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
.PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER15 AND. 16 Suez, one, of the year's biggest at tractions, starring Tyrone Power, An nabella and Loretta Young, will be seen on Friday and Saturday. This is truly a great and spectacular picture, and it tells of the amazing Ferdinand de Lesseps, who dreamed of creating the short route to the East by joining the Mediterranean with the Red Sea. The great canal he built has become one of the most important waterways of the world. Driven by( the love of two women, de Lesseps realised his magnificent dream deslpite the most discouraging obstacles he faced, which included not only the raiding Bedouins, but the terrifying Sahara storms which swept all 'before them. Suez is truly a great production, spec tacular. impressive' and" intensely in teresting. Supporting this is Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, the famous comedians, in A Perfect. Day. There is also one of the Crime Doesn't Pay series, They Are Always Caught; a beautiful tra velogue, Chili, ...
STOLE DOCTOR'S CAR Youths Sentenced [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
STOLE DOCTOR'S CGA Youths Sentenced Two youths, John Francis Forsyth and Norman Francis Farrell, both aged 17 years, who escaped from the Morning Star Hom?e,. Mornington, on August 26, pleaded guilty at the Frankston Court on Friday to a charge of using a motor car, the pro perty of Dr John F. Akeroyd,. of Frankston, without the consent of the owner or person in lawful possession. Forsyth, who admitted three Iprior convictions for illegally using, anad Farrell, who denied alleged prior con= victions for factory breaking, were each sentenced to three months' im prisonment, concurrent with sen= tences already being served. Charges against Farrell and For syth of stealing a motor car valued at £175, the property of Dr J. F. Akeroyd, from outside a house in Davey street, Frankston, at 8.35 p.m. on August 26, and a further charge of stealing petrol valued at 9/2 were.dis nmissed.
MARKET REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
MARKET REPORT T Frankston Market (Geo. G. Austin). reports another successful sale on Wiednesday last. R.I.R. pullets (month old), 1/4 pair; R.I.R. cockerels, 6/; R.I.R. hens, 6/; R.I.R. pullets, 7/3; cross hens, 6/1; cross cockerels, 6/3; W.L. hens, 3/11; black .cockerels, 6/4; black hens, 6/9; Muscovy drakes, 4/S to 6/; Muscovy ducks, 4/ to 4/9; Muscovy ducklings, 6/2; Muscovy drakelings, 9/ to 9/10; K.C. ducks, 5/. Dairy produce, fruit, vegetables and sundries sold well. OB~TAIN; your timber, Iron, cement, bricks and all building requirements at competitlye rates from Central T'mber Yard.
Church Celebrates Golden Jubilee St. Francis Xavier's Function [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
Church Celebrates Golden Jubilee oOo St. Francis Xavier's Function Interest centred on the Wattle Paihis oh Thursday night, when the golden jubilee ball of St. Francis Xavier's Church was celebrated. The attendance of between 300 and, 400 -vas a gratifying result to; the committee, who had worked unremit tingly for the success of the function. Tile hostesses (Mrs Gavan Duffy and Mrs J. Hoolihan) welcomed tlie' guests in the foyer of the Palais. A Parma waltz competition attract ed many entries. The judge's selec tion of Mr J. Jay and Miss. N. Hen dricken met with general 'approval. These competitors were presented with beautiful trophies.' A unique feature was the appear ance of three members of an Austra lian ballet presented by courtesy of Miss Jennie Brennan. With Miss Alma Palmer as accompanist, their appearance was greeted with justift a'ble applause. The members of the ballet were Misses Shirley Freeman, Sliriey Miason and Pat Keating. &lt;,A carnival spirit was infuse...
MR. ALFRED EWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
MR. ALFRED EWERS. As was stated in last week's Stand ard, Mr Ewers had many friends, be cause he was himself of such a friend ly disposition. One felt that lhe took a real personal interest even in those who, on account. of distance, had not the privilege of meeting him often. As just one aspect of his association with church life, one remembers a garden fete (in aid of, the women's auxiliary for Methodist Overseas Mis sions) held at his very picturesquely situated house, at which it was self evident Lthat he (as well as his wife) took not only a real interest in the object for Which the fete' was -held, but also in the individual enjoyment of all those whom he regarded* as guests. I
COUNCIL MATTERS C.W.A. REST ROOM [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
.?UNCIL..MATTERS_. --o- C.W.A. REST ROOM Following a conference with Frank ston Riding councillors, the Country Women's Association has accepted the offer of land on permissive occupancy at a peppercorn rental at ,the corner of High and Bay streets as the site for the erection of a rest room. The Victorian Railways, in( reply to a request from the council, has stated that consideration will be given to the erection of a wicket gate in fence near the goods shed, for the convenience of residents living east of Station st'eet. The Postal Deaiartment has in formed the council that extra mail clearances can not be provided at the Mt. Eliza Post Office. The council has replied to a query from the State Rivers and Water Sup ply Commission, stating that fire plugs will be required in Hastings road, Foote street and Winifred and Vera streets, Frankston. The Pu'blic Works Department will give consideration to the council's ap plication for a tourist grant for' Bound ary road, Mt. Eliza, when ...
THIRTY-ONE YEARS PRESIDENT Cr. Keast's Fine Cricket Record [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
THIRTY-ONE YEARS PRESIDENT, Cr. Keast's Fine Cricket Record Cr George Keast was, on Saturday, elected president of the Northern Peninsula Cricket Association for the 31st year in .succession. Cr Keast, wvhose interest in cricket is a byword on the Peninsula,' is a foundation member of the' Association, and is a vice-president of the Country Week League, of which he was first secre tary. METHODIST Church, Frankston, 7 o'clock, next Sunday: In .Memoriam service, late Mr A. Ewers.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
PERSONAL 0- Mr H. L. Polglase, assistant shire secretary for the Shire of Frankston and Hastings, has been apRpointed shire secretary at Broadford. He will commence duties there on September 25. Mr. Polglaise has 'been .a member of the indoor sttff of the council since 1925. *Mr. and Mrs. H. Picking and "Miss Peggy Pickingo? of:. High street, 'Flank ston, are undertaking a short holiday tour of the Grampians. .Rev, Father Fitzpatrick returned to Frankston on Wednesday after an ex tensive holiday tourn of Brisbane. He saw a great deal of the tropic State by Isnd, sea and air._ In Brisbane he renewed acquaintances with the Stew art family,, formerly of ithe Bay View Hotel,. Frankston. " School teachers who spent the rec ent vacation in Frankston and District and' who':hve now returned to various sections 'of: the State, were:-Miss G. Reilly, Messrs.: Reynolds; H. W~aldron, G., Bryant, T:.:Bdrclay, 'R. Martin and L.' L. Young.''.
SALE CONTINUES [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
SALE CONTINUES The generous response to Mr Spark's opening sale, -which was ad vertised through this paper last issue, was remarkable, fand. hie- wishes :1o convey'to his numerousp:atrons many thanks for their-;support. - At ,the' same time he extends apologies to his numerous clients who were unable to secure certain lines on which there was a tremendous rush. This sale vill conclude next Wednesday, and miny bargains are still procurable In il! dlna-'~tr1?ts.e
CELEBRITY CONCERT "CARRY ON" SPIRIT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
CELEBRITY CONCERT -o "CARRY ON" SPIRIT BY CHURCH ORGANISERS In accordance with the Prime Minis ter's CarTy on message and that of the Shire President (Cr A. M. Heath) asking residents to adopt the slogan, "Business as usual," 11 quality Mel bourne artists will submit a high class variety concert programme in the Frankston Mechanics' Hall at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, in. aid of funds connected with the activities of St. Paul's (Frankston) Church of England. The concert artists are rep resentative of various denominations, some of them are world famous, oth ers are undoubtedly the creafa of the Melbourne musical profession. All of them are star performers worth going many miles to hear. Never before have such celebrities graced a Morn ington Peninsula concert platform. Probably never again will opportunity to hear some of these talented artists be presented to a. district audience. The appearance of such operatic stars as Miss Nance Osborne (soprano), Miss Valerie Walsh (outstandi...
AUCTION AT SEAFORD [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
AUCTION AT SEAFORD By advertisement in this issue G. G. Austin, auctioneer, of Bay street, Frankston, announces the, sale by auction on Saturday, Septembe t30; of a weatherboard S.and cement sheet dwelling with'poultry pensi'etc., on LwQ"acres of land at Seaford.` Also two building lots' situated 'at Seaford will be auctioned on the same' date.'. CIVIC Intercession Service, Methodist 'Church, Frankston, 8.15, next` Sun day. Citizens invited: to' 'atte'nd with Shire President and Council lors. *
DANCING WATTLE PALAIS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
DANCING WATTLE PALAIS Fine weather at last smiled on Frankston on Saturday, and the popu lar. Wattle Palais ..entertained: are cord attendance of 'dancers for the present season. Khaki and navy blue uniforms were seen in the crowd of dancers, and the orchestra responded with the fighting services' pet melodies. Winners of the final heats of the fox trot competition were Miss Ber nard and partner. The Monte Carlo was won 'by. Mr.Stuhr and Miss Field ing. Exhibitions of the fox trot and modern waltz were given by the win ners. Past heat winners should attend on September 16, when the first semi finals will be danced. Judging will be ,by popular vote. The management has announced that three consecutive attendances td the dance will in future entitle persons to one free entry. An opportunity for competitors to learn to dance correctly is offered by a Melbourne instructor who attends at the Palais on Saturdays from 7 to 8 p.m. and gives full instruction for 1/ a lesson.
FOOTBALL RULE [?]CIATION TEAMS TO PLAY AT FRANKSTON PARK [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
FOOTBALL RULE -0 -o CIATION TEAMS TO PLAY T FRANKSTON. PARK great opportunity will' be to football fans tomorrow rday) to witness the much, ssed throw pass introduced e Association this year, when igh and Sandringham Asso. n teams will play .a demon-' Ion match at Frankston Park. ew of the controversy over the` 's "new" dropping the ball rule" yed on the Peninsula this year dch the majority, of critics and, ent League players deprecate- eople will have an opportunity Stheir own opinions of these understand that strong' repre ons will be made to have the assent to the introduction 'of rw pass next year. Its advent Association has resulted in the og up and opening out of. play markable degree. Admisign is adults and Gd for children. Pro are to aid funds for the. Frank :ommunity Hospital.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
VRANKSTON MOTO?L"r?I7 GARAGE / , , = eRoad. FRANK N N lHbur n llone B 1 0 9 7 't ' ed authlorised G'W estiblisel Chevrolet and rSDealerspostions on trade-' best in Town. It will pay y a. J. OLSEN. Frankston Wins "A" 9Grade Premiershia Cabinet Making. French Polishing. Upholstering. MASTER CRAFTSMEN (L. F. WILSON & BROS.) (oarner of Young and Beach streets (opposite railwva gat:3s) Excellent recommendations from Prominent Residents. STANDARD Presents for 1939... THE FINEST CARS IN THE 8 h.p. FIELD R FLYING STANDARD QUALITY CARS-SEE BRETT, 24 PLAYNE STREET. FRANKSTON. , Phone 77. TBALL FOLLOWERS See New Throw-Pass Rule on day Next, September ;16 at Frankston Park Demonstratio n Match OAKLEIGH v. SANDRINGHAM ission 1/. Children 6d. F'or rnankston Community Hospital Fund. The Peninsula's largest selec tion of Men's and Boys' Wear. HATS in Favored Styles k ray or fawn dandies. Comn in and select now. EADIE'S 587 Bay St., FRANKSTON. 'Phone 352. For Your Spring 'Clothing, Mercery,....
N.P.C.A. ANNUAL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
N.P.C.A. -o ANNUAL MEETING The annual meeting of the above was held in Somerville Mechanics' Hall on Saturday night. The follow ing teams were admitted:-Somer ville, Tyabb, Balnarring, Baxter A, Bittern, Hastings, Tyabb B, Baxter B, Pea'cedale. Officers elected were:-President, Cr. G. Keast; vice-presidents, Messrs. H. Denham, E. McCartney, R. Thor nell and S. Martin; secretary and treasurer, S. Thornell; delegate to Country Week League, Cr. G. Keast; selection committee, Messrs. H. Den ham, R. Thornell, F. Allen; executive committee, Messrs. C. Young, J..Ride, F. Kerr, W. Hicks and F. Allen. It was decided to include in the fix tures an annual colts match for play ers under 21 years and an annual in ter-association match between the Northern and Southern Peninsula as sociations. An honorarium of £-5/5/ was passed to the secretary. The meeting was adjourned until tomorrow (Saturday) evening, Sep tember . 16.
Important Announcement! [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 15 September 1939
Mportant Announce eant oO - The reduction in size of this paper this week is only a tem porary precautionary measure. Despite advancement in industry. Australia is still dependant for supplies of newsprint on. overseas markets. Whilst we have a reasonably good supply on hand much of which was Purchased this week at greatly- increased prices-future supplies, from overseas are very uncertain. The. " fulfilment of orders already placed will obviate any future worry about our supplies. Howlever, until/those shipments do arrive, we have very reluctantly' decided to follow the lead of every paper in Great Britain and Australia and-reduce the size. We can assure readers that this action is governed by prudence, and not money, and at a very early date we hope to be bacl to" eight pages. ' Thee moment It is possible we Intend to instal· new .plant costing. some thousands of pounds for the purpose of improvingthe paper eyond anything ever attempted in the way of a "locall: b We would point ou...