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WORK COMMENCES On Station Alterations [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
WORK COMMENCES on. On Station Alterations 1Y ,Vorlc commenced this week on the le new footway from Young street to 1i- the Frankston railway station. The 1- footway will pass over the lines west in rd of the .platform, and by connecting 11- with the level section of thle ramb d. will save passengers the. long detour through the subway. Gates will close the footway when Mornington line Stains use the west side of the plat Sform. Plans submitted to the council in July showed that the present parcels omfice and goods shed . hdjacent to Young "street w:ould be moved some distance north to allow for a bus shel a- ter 80 feet in length and 16 feet wide ;.'l;to be constructed. Buses for Flnlders, -Portesh, etc., vill putidowi allnd take . passengers in this section, and relieve congestion at the corner of Wrells and I Young streets. FETE,' Methodist Sunday School, November 18, for Sunday School Building Fund. ST. PAUL'S CONCERT Programme Arrangements Owing to radio and other engage ments, ...
CHURCH NOTES FRANKSTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
CHUKCH NOTES FRANKSTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH The Rev. Wilfred L. Collins, B.A., clerk of the Flinders Presbytery, will visit Frankston on Sunday and preach it the morning service. He will also visit Somerville in the afternoon. The Rev. F. Butchers will take the even ing service at Frankston. The children have commenced lirac ising for the Sunday school anniver sary on November 5. Encouraging at tendances have marked recent Sun .ays. The Bible Class will miss Mr Harris, who has been called up for ictive service. ST. PAUL'S At St. Paul's Church of England, 'rankston, on Sunday at 6.45 p.m. the irganist (Mr J. F. Brown) will give a ecital, featuring the works of Alfred follins (blind organist) and Henry (mart. The ladies of St. Paul's are work ng ardently for the success of their Lnnual fair, which this year is to 'be called The Orchards. Mrs J. 0.. Watt. ins consented to open it at 3 p.m. on riday, October 6. The decorations. Lre in the hands of Mrs Essex Bond Ld helpers, and will be a...
C.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
C.W.A. A meeting of the Frankston branc of the Country Womeen's Associatiom will hbe held in the Soldiers' Hall or Thursday, ,September. 28, at 2,;p.m (executive at 1.30 p.m.). A full meet ing is requested as important business will 'be discussed. The remainder of the afternoon willitake the form of e social. A garden party will be helc at Mrs Eliot Lewis' home on Satur" day, September 30, at 3 p.m. MECHANICS' HALL There was again a large attendance at the popular Saturday night dance held at the Mnchanics' Hall by the 1st Frankston Scouts' Auxiliary. It was decided by popular vote that the next competition will 'be a fox trot. The first heat resulted in success for Mr C. Wilson and Miss P. Youngs, Mr W. Smith and Miss D. Smith, 'Mr B. Petrie and Miss J. Stafford, and Mr Marshall and Miss J. Marshall. The lucky partners prize went to Miss A. Mitchell and Mr WV Handley, and the Monte Carlo to Mr J. Marshall and Miss Waters. The hall decorations were very favorably commented upon. The...
SEAFORD AUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
SEAFORD AUCTION By advertisement in the auictic columns of the Standard in this issu G. G. Austin, -auctioneer, of BE street, Frankston, ivill offer for sal by auction a fine building lot in Rai way parade facing the Seaford ram way station, a building allotment. I Seaford road, and a weatherboa cement sheet dwelling, including pon try pens, etc., on two acres of lan( Further particulars are advertised. 50/50 DANCE, Mechanics' Hall, Sat urday night. Competitions, novel ties, supper, streamers. Admissior 1/.
INDOOR BOWLS SEMI-FINALS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
INDOOR BIOWLS SEMI-FINALS The last of the' ..home-and-home matches,. was played on ,Wednesday night,,and.,the, .fight ,for the, final four vas in. doubt right ,uptptbe finalhbowl inl:b.oth.games, .Diggers were 2 up onp,Spor,ts,A at the last end; .when H. Stel. brought'.off, a .perfect sho6tt to score four and win"the game by two points. In the othei vital' match be tween Mt. Eliza and ,F.B. Aux. the scores were level on the last end. Mt. Eliza scored one, and won by a point. The first and second semi-finals were played between Diggers B. and. F.F.B., and Mr. Eliza and..Sports A. The game between Fire Brigade and the Diggers proved to be a vey one sided match, and was won very easily by F.F.B. Diggers D. who have been at the top of the list all,:through the competition, played their worst game for the season, the exception being Mrs E. Kerr, who, strove valiantly to pull the match out of the tfire. All of the Brigade team :contributed to the win. with no one outstanding. :.The second...
FOOTBALL THROW PASS DEMONSTRATED [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
FOOTBALL -0-o- THROW PASS DEMONSTRATED Although -the attendance .:at , the Frankston"'Park on- Saturday-, must have been disappointing, to the or ganisers, spectators who 'saw the Oakleigh and Sandringham Associa tion teams play an exhibition match to benefit the Frankston Community Hospital ,.were able.to, form a good opinion of the new throw pass rule. The relatively poor attendance was attributed to counter attractions in the city. After the match, most opinions ex pressed favored the throw pass as a means of opening out and speeding up the game. A few were not keen odn the .game:. as it was esaid that,.,it elimninated some of the most exciting clashes betw.een..players,, The two teams showed, themselves export.in accurately disposing of the ball when hemmed in. S. pectators sympathies. were with the field,.umpire,. who had .to. do,. a great .deal.of.additional running to keep' up. :ith.the .play. , H. McComb, formerly. a., ell-known Sandringham ..player,.. appeared with his: for...
TENNIS CENTRAL PENINSULA ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
-0- CENTRAL PENINSULA ASSOCIATION The annual meeting of the above association has been arranged to be held at Mornington on September 26. ?!he balance sheet to be presented Shows a credit of £11/9/11, compared with £10/18/9 carried forward last year. The main features of the bilance sheet are the receipt of £31 for af filiation of clubs, a profit of £2112/12/3 on the tournament, a loss of £1/8/6 on, the annual ball,. and a payment .df £11 to the secretary and treasurer for honorariums .and travelling expenses... It does not. alpeair that .any.,drastic alterations will be made to the rules for. the new .season,... but suggestions for some 'amendments have been made. .The Main Ridge club has notified. the secretary that' it intends'.td apply for affiliation .and desires to enter a team in B' grade.
PEARCEDALE DANCE AND CARDS FOR THE ALFRED HOSPITAL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
DANCE AND CARDS FOR THE ALFRED HOSPITAL Arranged by the ladies' social com mittee of the Pearcedale Football Club, a successful dance was held, in the Pearcedale hall on September 9. During the evening a set of knives was disposed of to Mr Alf. White. The winners of cards were Mesdames W. Judd and Wisken. An excellent supper was .provided by members of the social committee, led by Mrs T. W. White (president), Mrs W. Judd and the secretary, Miss Lottie Camp bell. A pleasing cheque mill be avail able for the funds of the Alfred Hos pital.
SOUTH LYNDHURST SUCCESSFUL DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
SOUTH LYNDHURST SUCCESSFUL DANCE The Young Farmers' Club held a very successful euchre party and lance, in the school -building last Fri lay niglt. Misi' K. Raws won the adies' prize for the euchre, while Mr 0. McDonald and Mr Bombadier llvided the gent.'s prize. The Monte 3arlo was won by Mr E. Upton and vliss K. Raws, and Mrs Cox was the winner of a competition conducted du-ing the night.
SOMERVILLE FRUITGROWERS' MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
-0-- FRUITGROWERS' MEETING A n'eeting of the Fruitgrowers' As sociation is being called for October 3 :o discuss the. advisability of cancel ling the annual show proposed for larch next, owing to the intern'a tional situation. NEW RESIDENCE. The residence being erected by the Education Department for the head teacher of the local school is nearing completion. The contractor is Mr Wal Jones, of Frankston.
FRANKSTON AMATEURS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
FRANKSTON AMATEURS The Amateur Cycle Club will hold a 23 mile nandicap race on Saturday, September i3. The race will com mence at 2.30 p.m. from Biiton's tea rooms in Pt. Nepean road to Edith vale iuid back td Frankston via Dan denong, to nnisn near the railway gates. 'Tropines for the winner and Sthe rider securing fastest time have been donated by Colonel Bilton.
CYCLING FRANKSTON PROFESSIONALS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
CYtCUNG -0- FRANKSTON PROFESSIONALS On Saturday the Franikston Profes ' ional Uycle . Club .combined with Surmlnvaie ind Vdkenham clubs in a 33 mile course. A. UCounor, of Springalle (17mln), secured lirat place. K. 4Mattuews, of racicenaiii (10 miii), was second, and T. bavage, of Franlitou (knun), .ilird. Fourtlh ias J. Dduilop, of ypringvaae (zmin.). Berry (Springvale) passed through. Franmston 1rsc. First turough Gran bourue was Jlackmore (pringvale). Tae race proved so popular that it is expected to be an andal fixture. ----------__.__
OBITUARY MRS. L. M. COOK [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
OBITUARY -0 M'ks L., M. cook . is Linda' _1yrie Cook died onw SDte; ber' 14. Late of' Pt. Nepi rad; . Seaford; e11 ieieves a bibiid eid fou.: children. ' T;' fi~'dral took place no??n Setjii ber 17, the remains hleng intfered in the Frankston cemetery. Rev. A. J. Whte" read the burial service,. IMr Hector Gamble conducted the funeral arrangements.
LANGWARRIN STATION CLOSED [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
LANGWARRIN STATION CLOSED The Railway Department; without giving any notice to local residents, have closed the railway station.: An officer arrived last Friday and took charge of all tickets, books and vouchers,, and- iformed: . the- station mistress that .her .services' would no longer be required at this station on the grounds that it _was non-paying. The station now becomes ao flag one, and, any .passengers requiring the train to,stop will have to wave a red flag which, will be, left .in a, box for that purpose..-.. No outward, parcels will, be sent from :this' station. in the future,,.and, people: having goods sent here will have to, meet.the .train to take,. delivery from the guard.,., During,,thetime .Mrs Wren.has been station-mistress here she.. has ..,been most.,.efficient, llooking' after ,.the 'in terest of the, railways in the bestpos sible manner and most obliging; to the public, This has. gained' for ?her, the; respetc of everyone who travelled by rail or did..business...
STRAIGHT LEFTS AND STRANGLEHOLDS (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
STRAIGHT LEFTS AND STRANGLEHOLDS (To the Editor) Sir,-As one who served'in the South African and Great Wars, I would like to draw attention to the fact that while our young men are nobly responding to the call for ser vice, thus weakening many branches of sport here, we have promotors of boxing and wrestling arranging con tests between men from overseas. This means huge amounts of money leaving this country which will be sorely needed in the future. It is also unfair to the athlete in Australia who has joined up. We could well follow the New Zea land Government as to restriction on money being taken out of the coun try. We 'read that endeavors are still be ing. made abroad to sign men up for contests here. As their ideas should• be the same as ours in this crisis, their straight lefts and strangleholds would be bet ter practised on the enemy. I think this matter should be taken up by the Soldiers' League and other public bodies.-Yours etc., L. MARTIN. 6 Smeed St., Black Rock.
WAR PROFITS (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
WAR PROFITS S . '(To the. Editor) Sir,-A number of the big daily newspapers must have made and be making Quite large profits from the extra sale of copies due to war news. From the patriotic sentiments so persistently expressed, the proprietors of these valuable mediums of public information would, I feel sure, wel come any idea for making use of these gains for the successful and speedy termination of the present conflict. It is hereby suggested, therefore, that the War Ministry be invited to send an auditor to inspect accounts and to specify what part of the pro fits gained may be attributed to war sales. This could then be handed over to the Commonwealth Govern ment to be used to 'inpart still more officiency to our military machine. This would not, of course, apply to publications such as the Standard, which does not seek to make capital out, of the unfortunate cir cumstance of war.-Yours etc., Caulfleld. F.M.C.
TYABB BUSINESS CHANGE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
TYABB BUSINESS CHANGE Mr E. W. iara nas recently sold his store in Main street, 'yabs, to Mr Snaw, tormerly of Omeo. Alr Sara, wno has conducted a store in Ty'abou or the last sevdzi and ar hal years, nas been a very pbpuiar resi dent, and has been connected with many sporting activities on the Pen Insuma, having ..been an oicial and player of tue T'yaoo Cricket Club and an olilcial of the Hastings-Tyabb Football Ulub. 1He has been president of the com mittee of management of the Tyabb Recreation Ground, and .has done valuable work In, tals capacity. He has also been president of the Hast ings brancu of the R.S.S.I.L.A. for several years. For some months Mir Sara has not enjoyed the best of health, and resi dents Join in wishing tnat he will soon be restored to good health. Ci?AK;ET. As there will be no B grade com petition in the Northern Peninsula Cricket Association, the Tyabb club has entered two teams in the A grade, but tills nas yet to.be ratifled by the players themselves. •...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
MENTONE GIRLS' GRAMMAR SCHOOL 231 Beach Road. A PUBLIC DAY AND BOARDING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS FEES MODERATE. Ace?sselble by Motor Bus from Mordialloc. Black IRock. Te:aumarls. Oakleigh and Datdenong. KINDERGARTEN TO LEAVING HONOURS P;espectUs on Apiplicaion Headmistress at honme by Appolntment. Tel.: Chelt. 32C. ' J. McCowan. B.A.. Dip. Ed.. Headmistress; MENTONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL DAY AND BOARDING SCHOOL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. u'tb.Primary to Leaving Honours. Boys admitted to Kindergarteu at age o ftoutf; Separate Departdient for Junior School. MIODERATIE FEES. IHeaitlii ShrrB?iidings. Ideal Siiuntiliti. Extensive Gtrounds CiOACHING COLLEGE. " NIGHT CLAS.ES Pupils P'repa.ti lfor all Examinations. Complete Pirovision for flonidieis Fdir Prospectus and PartititilaIrs of Sholarships. Apiply C. C. THOTIOLD. M.A.. [leadiiister. Sel Chetil. 409. Tel. Chelt t101 Put- Yur Washday Worries in a Bag. and ask us to call for them. You'll have everything back laundered and ironed in quick time. Satisfaction...
HAPPINESS HOUSE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
HAPPINESS HOUSE It w1as announced at 3XY ( ton branch) Hoadley's Happin louse dance held in the soldl lall on Monday night that future ýeeds from these dances w"ill b 'oted to the Frankston branch O tb ted Cross fund. The committee it ie congratulated upon its Inst""en ognition of this latest appea, i istrict residents are urged to Pda.c: se the old-time and modern or thi- yorthy cause.