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FRANKSTON COURT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
FRANKSTON COURT At th rankston Court on Tue-di Kenneth Brown, laborer. of Ru-sell street, South Caulfleld. was fined 10/ for being drunk and disorderly to B3 street, Frankston. on Sunday, Septe ber 17. Senior Constable Nicholas told the court that Brown had been very drun and had broken. the wire window in shop inBay street. d rat Messrs Gnmy (chairman) and J's.P., adjudicated.
Hop in ! [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
Hop in! _-------o)o Every .lady and every man who ls Ineligible for military service should enrol at once in the Red Cross Emergency Service. It is a duty which everyone owes to their country. Organisations have been set up in your district. Warm garments and knitted wear will be required for the troops, but this is not the only activity of the modern Red Cross. Training in first aid, home nursing,, cooking and catering will be given to members. Many people are feeli.iz restless. The nation is at war, and there is no job for them. Wed, here is a job-an important one -one that will be of great benefit to the State, not only now in war time, but also in peace time. Join the Red Cross Service today.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
IOMMENTS -EDITORIAL PAGE- FEATURES LAZA THEATRE FRANKSTON Phone Frankston 407. Friday, Saturday, September 22 and 23 Filmed entirely in beautiful technicolor Heart of the North Starring Dick Foran asnd Gloria Dickson (Not suitable for general exhibition) Jed Prouty, Spring Byington and the rest of the Jones Family with Louise Fazenda in one of' their best pictures to date. Down on the Farm. Suitable for General Exhibition. A Mickey Mouse Cartoon, Self Control; A Travelogue, Rural Sweden, and a Short Feature, Recording Modern Science Tuesday and Wednesday, September 26 and 27 Tom Walls, the noted English Comedia, with Lils Palmer in an exciting adventure story CRACKERJACK Not Suitable for General Exhibition. An hilarious comedy of a railway adventure. Oh! Mr. Porter Featuring Will Hay and Moore Marriott For General Exhibition. A Cimenray Short Feature, Puffets, and a Fox News Gazette completes the programme Friday and Saturday, September 29 and 30 Don Ameche, Binnie Barnes and The Ri...
THE CURSE OF UNEMPLOYMENT. (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
Your Safety Valve o0o (A column for you. Let's have your views Ir brief on any topic. excepting religion. Every letter must bear the writer's name and address, not necessarily for publication. Head correspondence. "Safety Valve.") THE CURSE OF UNEMPLOYMENT. (To the Editor) Sir,-In recent issues you have printed an open letter to be sent to ,members of Parliament, under the head of The Curse of Unemployment. The manner in which you have sup ported and fought for improvement in the conditions otf the unemployed de serves the highest praise. SThe letter states, however, "you do not favor the pledging of national credit nor further taxation" in attain ing this very desirable object, viz., 'full time work for the unemployed. Since under our present system we have no other way of relieving the position, and Mr Mackrell, M.P., has stated "it is simply a matter of money and where is the money to come from," could you suggest what method should be adopted to achieve the best results.-Yours e...
Let's Write a Letter [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
Let's Write a Letter 000o HON. J. V. FAIRBAIRN, M.H.R., Canberra. Aeronautical Sir,-We have re ceived a letter from the Hon. J. N. Lawson, Minister for Trade and Customs, advising us that as a re sult of your strong representations the price of a certain commodity has been pegged at the level rul ing on August .31; this following representations by us. We are acknowledging the let ter publicly so that your constitu ents and the public in general may know the part you are playing in checking profiteering pirates. We thank you. Yours, THE STANDARD.
COUNTRY WOMEN'S ACTIVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
COUNTRY WOMEN'S ACTIVITIES. Fourteen members of the Frankston branch tripped to Flinders on Septem ber 14, the occasion being the annual birthday meeting of the Flinders branch. The meeting proved a very successful .one, representatives. from all Peninsula branches being present, also Mrs Payne and . Mrs Smith, rep resenting the Mordialloc branch. Frankston's representatives left at ill o'clock and had picnic lunch on the beach at Flinders before going to.the meeting. Mrs O. Hicken, State presi dent of the association, was the speaker, and gave a very interesting address. The afternoon closed with afternoon tea. OPTICIAN'S VISIT If you are a headache sufferer, or if your vision blurrs while reading or sewing, take advantage of this oppor tunity and have your sight thoroughly tested by Mr E. H. Bergmann, M.V.O.A., tbhe old-established qualified eyesight •specialist. He will again visit Frankston on Saturday, Septem ber 30; and will be in attendance at Sanders' Pharmacy, opposite the'...
CERBERUS CUP VICTORY CELEBRATED BY FOOTBALLERS AT DINNER [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 22 September 1939
CERBERUS CUP VICTORY CELEBRATED BY FOOTBALLERS AT DINNER The Frankston Football Club cele brated the winning of the Cerberus Cup (awarded for the club securing three premierships in succession in the. M.P.F.L.) at a dinner held in the Wattle Cafe last night. Mr. W. O'Grady, J.P., was chairman. He proposed the loyal toast, and read apologies for absence from Mr Hutch inson and Dr. Akeroyd. A congratulatory telegram from Mr McCulloch, a former president. of the club and Peninsula League, and now a resident of Queensland, was read amid applause. The toast to the club was proposed by the president (Cr W. J. Oates). He said that in spite of certain influ ences the team had achieved what they had set out to do three years ago. Practically every other club had made up its mind that Frankston would not take the Cerberus Cup this year, but the club had done so. It would probably, be many years before the club could repeat the feat of the past three years, said Mr C. Harry, the captain and co...
CRICKET N.P.A. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
CRICKET N.P.A. At it meeting of the Northern Pen insula 'Cricket Association it was de. cided that as only three teams had entered in the B section of the asso. ciation, all teamd would be put in A grade. The first match will be played on Saturday, October 7, at the ground of the team first mentioned. The draw is: Somerville v Tyabb II. Moorooduc v Pearcedale. Bittern v Balnarring. Tyabb I. v Baxter II. Baxter I. v Mornington. FRANKSTON CLUB Members of the Frankston Cricket Club have been getting their eyes in and finding a length at the Cran bourne road reserve in the past fort night. Many iprominent footballers don fannels in summer and take leading parts in theFrankston-Glenhuntly as sociation. The ground and appointments have improved year by year under the supervision of the council, and play ers have the satisfaction of knowing they iplay on the best oval in the asso ciation. By this time next year the club hopes that, with further co-operation, it will be practising on turf p...
"BACK TO" Grand Gala Ball [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
"BACK TO" '' Grand Gala Ball THE "Back To" Gala Ball at the Plaza Theatre next Thursday, vill be attended by a record crowd, and they will be given the greatest night's entertainment ever seen' on the Peninsula. IN AID OF PATRIOTIC FUNDS It has been decided that the pro ceeds of the Ball will be given to patriotic funds, and during the even ing several competitions will be con ducted to aid the Mornington branch of the Red Cross Emergency Service. FLASHLIGHT PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANTOINE Antoine Studios of Melbourne will be in attendance and several . flash light= photographs -will be taken. Antoine also wish it to be known' that they will take groups of families re united for the "Back To" Week and orders may be left at this office or arrangements made with the photo grapher at the Ball. Orders for the flashlight souvenir photographs should be left at this office as soon as poss ible, and make sure of your souvenir. The supper will be served at the Fire Station by the Mothers' Club, and t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
Cheltenham NEW MENTONEPhone 44 PARAMOUNT, MORDIALLOC ,Phone r4. Three Changes Weekly. SATURDAY AND MONDAY Loretta Young and Richard Greene Kentucky Mickey Rooney and Lewis Stone in Out West with the Hardy's (Both films for general exhibition). Matinee Saturday, 2.30 p.m. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY Joan Bennett and Fredric March Trade Winds Also James Cagney and Rosemary Lane The Oklahoma Kid (Both films not suitable for General Exhibition) THURSDAY and FRIDAY Constance Bennett and Vincent Price Service de Luxe Also Lew Ayres and Maureen O'Sullivan Spring Madness All for General Exhibition. CAR PARK, WITH ATTENDANT, FREE. THEATRE ARTIFICIALLY HEATED. COMING SATURDAY AND MONDAY. Irene Dunne and Fred MacMurray Invitation to Happiness Suitable for General Exhibition Also Loretta Young and Warner Baxter Wife, Husband & Friend (Not Suitable for General Exhibition) PLAZA Chelsea's, New Theatre (OPPOSITE STATION) ALL FEATURE PROGRAMMES Complete Change of 'Programme Twice Weekly. NEW SOUN...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
Want eAds. Cost Less anid Get Results antiAd. Costs for 14 Words Ynilr Newsagenflt It Pays to use the WANT ADS. J. C. OBRIEN "GA'N'MERCHANTi Public Market, Wells St., Frankston. ONE: Frankston 10(8. After Hour a, Somerville 254. S3/5 Sulphate Ammonia ........ 18/9 F.A.Q. 5/3, Cr. 5/5 Nitrate Soda .... ............ 1/3 \'hole 3/ Prime Chaff .......... .... 5/3 Oats .... 2/9 Shandy Chaff .... ......... 4/6 ats .... .. 3/. . . Straw .Chaff .... ... .... 3/6 is .... .... 3/9 .Cement ........ . ..4/1 in ... . 2/3 Limil ............ ........ 3/3 el .... Bush. 2/2 N.Z. Greenfeast Peas 22/6 bus. olrd .... ush 1/10 ,Tap Millet ......... cwt. 13/ ......... ....5/9 Sub Clover ... ......... 1/3 .. 7/3 Lucerne Seed ........ 2/ lb. 150 lbs. ... 19/9 Alg. Oats .... .... .... .... .... 3/ 6/9, ton 63/9 Shell. Grit .... ....... ....... 2/6 6-1 9/3 . 3-1 10/9 Polly Feed .... ....... .... 4/6 t Garden ...... ...... 12/9 Laying Mash ................... 7/ and Bone ........ ..... 10/9 Growing Mash ........
NATIONAL CREDIT. (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
NATIONAL CREDIT. (To the Editor) Sir,-1 desire to draw attention to masterly speech made by Mr Mac-, cillivray in the . South Australian Legislative ,Assembly recently, in which. he moved "that an Address be presented to the Governor praying his Excellency to transmit to his Excel lency the Governor-General the fol lowing resolution' 'That in the opinion _f- this House the national credit of the Commonwealth should be used in the; interest of defence, the primary industries, and the general welfare of the people of Australia.' " The resolution was carried by 17 votes to 13. If, therefore, we value those years of life still left to us, if we would see our children grow up secure in frebdom, able to live abund ntly as free men and women, we nust not cease fighting for a financial policy which will reflect .our physical resources, which are' available in plenty. There must be no second war debt, 3r.our enslavement will be complete. -Yours etc., Brighton. C)D.
Red Cross Activities Work Under Way [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
Red Cross Activities WorkUnoOod Work Under Way The work of the executive of the Shire of Frankston and Hastings' branch of the Red Cross Society is proceeding steadily. The hon. secre-' tary of the branch (Mrs Evan Pearse) said, yesterday that, althouflh the pro gress was satisfactory, much prelim inary organisation had to be done to get the worlk running smoothly. The branch realised that there might be some dissatisfaction with the delay it was necessary to organise the branch on thoroughly businesslike lines to obviate any muddle or inefficiency. . Mrs Pearse reported that the Red Cross depot was rapidly approaching completion and would probably be opened in the latter part of .next week. The working bee of men or ganised by Mr Nelson Morris had done excellent work, and when more furniture, particularly chairs, were available, the rooms would: e..:ready for use.' " Mrs .J. E. Grice has been appointed superintendent of stores at the depot, with Mrs Edmund Collins and Mrs Frank Pur...
SOMERVILLE RED CROSS GROUP [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
SOMERVH.LE RED CROSS GROUP A preliminary meetllng with the oh ject of forming a group of the d?d Cross Emergency Service, was held is the Mechanics' Hall on September it Mesdames W. M. Robertson and 1. IL Devlin, members of the Shire of Frankston and Hastings CommitteeL were present, also the Rev. ?I Robertson; who esplained to the meet ing the objects of the service ans Ohe lined the. duties pertaining to the group membership. who pre The Rev. S. O. Seward, .t. sided, spoke of. the value of theole, Cross Spervice and the need of g sacrifice on the part of our peO There was a fine rpresentative T~ ering of local ladies present. e showed inuch interest in the bel ment, most of them submittling names for active membership. It was decided to hold another 100t ing a week later, when a leader be appointed and the grouP rpr constituted as a working unit
OVER THE TOP (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
OVER THE TOP (To the .Editor) Sir,-We would like to bring under he notice of your readers that the 'ictorian branch of the R.S.S.I.L.A. as formed a Comforts Fund for the urpose of providing comforts for the. len serving in the A.I.F. at home and broad.: We would point out that this and does not conflict in any way with he Red Cross Fund which serves the ick and wounded. The men of the old A.I.F. have a omplete knowledge of what will be' .eeded most and will be able to re air the omissions of the past, giving e' present day troops the benefit of 2eir past experience. It: is desired to get every family in ie district-returned soldier, non.re irned soldier, especially all women Iterested in this work. A public' eeting to form a Frankston branch ill be held in the Soldiers' Hall,I hompson street, on Thursdlay, Octo 3r 5, at 8. p.m.-Yours etc., R. DUNDON, Pr',sident; P.: J. Veale, Secretsry.
DANCING OLD-TIME [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
DANCING OLD-TIME The old-time dance at the Soldiers' Hall continues to be one of Frank ston's most. popular Saturday night attractions. On Saturday the Monte Carlo was won by Mr J. Pike and Miss Egerton. NOVELTY BALL The second annual novelty ball of the Frankston branch of 3XY Hoad ley's Happiness House will be held on Thursday, October 12,.,to aid the Frankston Community and Children's Orthopaedic hospitals. WATTLE PALAIS Cups and trophies were presented to the. three finalists by Mrs J. Nolan tt. the' gala'dance held on Saturday at the Wattle Palais. A Maxina competition begins on September 30. Twelve more free tick ets will be awarded this week. The scheine involving the distribu tion of free hanipers will commence on. October 14. All patrons should take advantage of this; as no dancing skill is required.' To be present is the only requirement.' MECHANICS' HALL.; SThe - popular , Saturday nigight, dance at the..Mechanics' Hall again proved'a great success. .The dancers had their...
PLAZA THEATRE SEPTEMBER 29 AND 30 [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
P1.,1 ZA THEATRE S'EPTEMBER 29 AND 30 The star attraction for Friday and Saturday will be a musical comedy version of Alexander- Duma's The Three Musketeers. With Don Ameche as the singing, fighting d'Artagnan, the Ritz Brothers as three would-be musketeers, and Binnie Barnes and Gloria Stuart at the head of the sup porting cast, the picture combines comedy and royal romance with secret intrigue and swordplay.. The plot centres around a dangerous mission undertaken by d'Artagnon and the trio to recover the queen's emerald brooch in time for the great palace ball. After a series of exciting adventures they recover the Jewel, but are cap tured by the cardinal's guards. Here is where the Ritzes really go to work, and the story of their escape is one of the most exciting and at the same time hilarious episodes in the film. The second feature is The Lady Ob jects, with Gloria Stuart and Lanny Ross in an interesting and human story of a young woman whose love for her husband and home is f...
Your Safety Valve PUBLIC CONVENIENCES (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
Your Safety Valve (A.column'for you." Let's have your views in brief on alry togic. excepting religion. Every letter nmust bear the writer's name and address,- not necessarily for publication. Head correspondence, "Safety Valve.") PUBLIC CONVENIENCES (To. the Editor) Sir,-As .a previous correspondent o the Standard on the subject of pub ic conveniences, or rather their ab ;nce, in Frankston, I was glad to see hat you again reopened the subject' n your last issue. Such buildings are eferred to as public conveniences,, out in Frankston during the slunmmer hey are public essentials with the tre nendous increase in population. SI feel sure that no one will disagree hat they are essentials, and the coun 11 .will not fail to,. have: them 1built' vithout delay. . "I would suggest Young street, Bay' treet, and Playne street as the best ites.-Yours' etc., BUSINESS MAN.
FRANKSTON MEETING (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
FRANKSTON MEETING (To the Editor) Sir,-Owing to the size of the Frankston riding it was decided at a meeting of the executive of the Red Cross that this territory should be divided into three groups. This will make for more facile handling of goods, work and organisation. Mrs. Geo. Keast and Mrs E. K. McComb ,were therefore appointed to form en tirely separate groups from the one originally mentioned at the inaugural meeting of the branch. A general meeting of the three Frankston groups will be held at the Mechanics' Institute on Thursday, October 5, at 2.30 p.m. in order to explain to members and intending members the formation, organisation and opeiation of these separate groups. All willing helpers will be cordially welcomed by the three group representatives.-Yours etc., BETTY F. TAYLOR, Frankston Group Representative.
BAXTER YOUNG FARMERS ACTIVE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 29 September 1939
BAXTER - YOUNG FARMERS ACTIVE That interest is being maintained in the work of the Young Farmers' Club was evinced in a report received by the advisory council at its last meeting from the secretary (Gallardia. Stone), who advised' the council that under the supervision of the head teacher (Mr K. O'Brien) the club had planted 150 trees (Pinus Insignus) on the recreation reserve at Baxter. Ac knowledgment was also made of a gift of fruit trees from Mr N. Un thank which had since been planted in the school grounds. Mr J. Hall reported a successful canvass of the residents to satisfy a guarantee made to the shire council to "provide a proportionate share of the cost of a suitable fence on the re serve. - .The head teacher advised the coun cil that the children had, entered an' exhibit, for. the Royal Agricultural Show, and in view of the numerical strength of the school the council re garded it as an achievement even if the' exhibit was not" fortunate enough to "enter the coveted prize...