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FRANKSTON GROUP MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
FRANKSTON GROUP MEETING. About 50 people .were present at a meeting of the Shire of Frankston and Hastings unit of the Australian Red Cross Society on Thursday afternoon. Mrs Allan Taylor, Frankston group representative, ipresided, and explain ed the proposed activities of the soci ety. MIrs Taylor was supported In her remarks by Mrs Geo. Keast, group leader, and Mrs E. H-. McComb, also group leader. A committee meeting will be held at Frankston on Wednesday morning, and. Wednesday afternoon meetings will be held at Seaford, Somerville, Hastings and Tyabb. LEADER'S ADDRESS. In an addiess to the meeting Mrs Taylor said it was felt that Frank ston riding was far too big to handle in one group, having three times the population of any other riding. Mrs Keast and Mrs McComb kindly con sented to 'become the other group leaders. It was hoped that the ar rangement' would increase the output Mrs. Allan Taylor. and funds so 'badly needed to supply 'comforts . for the sick and wounded and the...
METHODIST S.S. ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
METHODIST S.S. ANNIVERSARY. ST'lhe three services on Sunday' were attended by congregations which f1ll ed the seating accommodation of the church. One hundred and twenty of ficers, teachers and scholars occupied the specially arranged platform and provided the musical part, of the ser vice with Miss Lila Barrett at the piano. A n'ew departure was the choral service in the afternoon, at which the scholars read the lesson and gave the addresses, Miss Gwen Smith and Master Geoff. Gray doing the lat ter. The senior girls read the lesson. :Morning and evening addresses were given 'by the Rev. R. C. McLean, of Dromana. The hymns which carried the gospel message of faith and good cheer were splendidly and effectively' rendered, the hymn by the Kinders being greatly enjoyed. On Monday evening the scholars presented a pro gramme of music, recitations and action songs to an audience which overflowed the spacious Sunday school building. Sixty prizes were presented to successful scholars for wo...
The Golf Bug Frankston Bitten [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
The Golf ug oo- - Frankston Bitten Frankston has been bitten by other things besides mosquitoes lately. A plague known as the go If bug is making rerlous headway. Those bitten experience a compe'ling urge for the out-of-doors. They congregate in large numbers, usually at the Frankston Municipal golf links, and in spite of their in roads and depredations, this de lightful course is looking its very best. 'The popularity of the links is a tribute to the work of the caretaker (Mr Artis) and his staff, and to the vision and initiative of the council in proceeding with the work.e Be sides adding much to the value of adjacent privately-owned property, the course will prove a decided as set to the shire in a few years time. TOURISTS' PRAISE. A party of tourists told the Stand ard representative this week that the view from the top of the course equalled anything they had seen. We knew that already, and told them so. They then suggested that pro vision should be made for a full size course ...
FRANKSTON PRESBYTERIAN [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
FRANKSTON PRESBYTERIAN On Thursday, by meanls. of a social afternoon, the Misses Jones and -Bryan, of The Ridge, raised a sum of money for the flower stall of the No, yember fair. Special freewill offerings qr.:the general fund of the church Will be accqpted on Sunday. The winter has. left its legacy of debt, which it is hoped will be met by the generous gifts of the congregation. The services on Sunday will be taken by the Rev. F. Butchers at Frankston at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., and Somerville at 3 p.m. Mr Brodie, representing the organ builders, Hill, Norman and Beard, will meet members of the committee on Saturday at 3 p.m. on the church grounds. Kleen interest should be taken by the "reds" (boys) and ."blues" (girls) in their endeavor to improve church attendances by friendly emulation. Parents are asked to assist.
GROUP MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
GROUP MEETINGS. Mrs Allan Taylor's Red Cross Group will meet at flhe, Red Cross rooms (above. Morris' Stores) on Thursday, October 12, at S ,p.m. All members and intending members will be wel comned. (To the Editor) Sir,--Will you please give me space to notify ladies interested in Red Cross work that a group meeting of the Frankston sub-branch will be held on Monday at 2.30 p.m. in' the Red C?oss headquarters (above Morris' Buildings) to formr a committee of the 1Frankston group.-Yours etc., MRS. lI. K. McCOMB, Frnnkston Representative.
Frankston Courthouse Whose Delay? [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
Irankston Courthouse Whose Delay ? Almost 12 months has elapsed since Frankston people heard with gratification that the Crown Law Department had yielded to pressure from the council and persistent representation from local Justices of the Peace, and Idecided to erect a court house in Frank ston worthy of the town. There was one stipulation. The uncil was asked to arrange for a stable block of land in exchange 9r the block the department' al eady held on the foreshore reserve dJacent to Bilton's Cafe. The council handed the matter ver to the Frankston Riding repre entatives, but as far as cah be as ertained, no decision has been eached in that period. The conditions under which the sort is held at present are prob bly the best available in Frankston ut are rfar from ideal.' It is unelrstood that three sites to favored for the new building: -The block next to the Mechanics' nstitute. which, however, the com tittee of that Institute wishes to etalt; the block in Wells, st., known s La...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
FRANKSTON MOTOR GARAGE GARAGE oure Road, FRANKSTON pehones 101, 97. .'t.bllsised authorised General I,] allers, Chevrolet and Buick ors l. )opoitions on trade-lns t?e lt in Town. It will pay you S,, O. J. OLSEN. Have The Authorities Gone To Sleep ? Cabinet Making. French Polishing. Upholstering. MASTER CRAFTSMEN (L. F. WILSON & BROS.) norner of Young andi Beach stret.ts (opposite railway gat's) Excellent recommendations from S Prominent Residents. Presents for 1939.. . THE FINEST CARS IN THE 8 h.p. FIELD FOR FLY.ING STANDARD QUALITY CARS-SEE K. BRETT, 24 PLAYNE STREET, FRANKSTON. K.BI Phone 77. The Peninsula's largest selec tion of Men's and Boys' Wear. ATHLETIC... UNDERWEAR, k^ Men who prefer good fitting, com fortable underweas will be readily satisfied here. We have Cotton ( . Vests and Pants, also Silk or Art. Silk from 'which to choose.: Call now. Prices here are always low. EADIE'S 587 Bay St., FRANKSTON. 'Phone 352. or All Spring Requlrements' Buy, of W Prices must ri...
RED CROSS SHIRE PRESIDENT'S APPEAL FOR FUNDS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
RED CROSS SHIRE PRESIDENT'S APPEAL FOR FUNDS The Shire President (Cr A. M. Heath) made an appeal this week to citizens of the shire for funds to enable the local branches of the Red Cross Society to carry out their work. The Standard will be .pleased to open this appeal and acknolwledge al! amounts sent to the Red Cross through this office. Cr Heath's message is as fol lows: (To the Editor) Sir,-- wish, as President of the Shire of Frankston and Hastings, to make through the Standard an appeal for funds to carry on with the work of the shire branch of the Red' Cross Society. The money which has already been sub scribed has been expended in the purchase of wool ,etc., which materials are now all in work.. There are many workers waiting for further material, but funds are running low and more cash Is urgently needed to procure a fur ther supply. I appeal to residents of the district to subscribe freely tu this most Worthy cause.._ ' A. M. HEATH, 7 Shire President.
Church Notes ST. PAUL'S [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
o-0 ST. PAUL'S On Sunday week, October 15, the Scomplete service from St. Paul's - Church of England, Frankston, will be i broadcast over Victorian national sta - tions. The service will be conducted lij the vicar (Rev. A. J. VWhyte), and the Bishop of TVangaratta (the Right Rev. J. S. Hart) will be the preacher. This service is being held in connec tion with the annual conference of the Church of England Men's Society, held at the permanent camp, Frankston. :I .........
R.V.I.B. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
R.V.I.B. The monthly meeting of the Frank ston Auxiliary of the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind was lheld on Wednesday afternoon. There was a good attendance of members. In the absence of the president (Miss M. Howitt), Mrs L. R. N. Utber, a vice president, occupied the chair. The date of the annual demonstra tion meeting was fixed for early in No vember. It was also decided to ac cept the institute's offer to screen a film depicting the causes of blindness and the means which can be adopted for its prevention. This film has been prepared, for the special purpose of educating the public to this end; Mr Ted Sutcliffe, an ex-pupil of the in stitute, will 1play. throughout the screening of the film, also Mr Van Assche will give an address re the in side working of the institute. Miss IIardiman, hon. treasurer, sub initted her rdport, which disclosed a substantial bank credit balance, and Mrs Jolly, hon. secretary, reported that the auxiliary had had a record year, the- bank acc...
THE HOUSEWIVES' ASSOCIATION. Victorian Division Sept. 25, '39. W. J. Abbott. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
THE HOUSEWIVES' ASSOCIATION. * Victorian Division. * ': A ,.Sept. 25. '39. i W. J;. Abbott' , : - SSir,.-Following your communication we sought'.and obtained an interview with 'Mr Field, M.L.A., and as a re sult',have forwarded the following re solution,, passed by our executive committee; to the.Chiet Secretary and Attorney-General: "The executive of the Housewives' Association has passed unanimously that a request be forwarded to the authorities requesting that Section 64 of the Fisheries Act be amended to delete the provision for the automatic cancellation of fishing licences on conviction for a. second oifence." Yours etc., C. DOWNING. President;
FREE RADIO DOCTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
FREE RADIO. DOCTORS.. A very special announcement is made in our advertising columns this week by Frankston Electrical Ser vices. The radio service department of this progressive firm is under the new management of Mr W. R. Smith, who has had 15 years' practical ex perience. The firm offers free of charge to test and overhaul any make of radio set, -with the most modern electrical equipment just installed. Radio fans hava no more need to suf fer the irritation of faulty reception. A phone call to Frankston 130 will bring a~.n expert promptly to diagnose the troluble free of charge. This firm, located in Bay street, Frankston, is also authorised, distributors of the' famous Stromberg-Carlson radios. OBTAIN your timber, iron, cement? bricks and all building requirements at competitive rates from Central Timber Yard.
PUBLIC CONVENIENCES. (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
PUBLIC CONVENIENCES. (To the Editor) Sir.-I must agree with your corre Rsondent. Businessman, in last week's Standard on the above subject; One has only to pass certain places of amusement on Saturday night to witness some sights that are, to say the least, degrading. Public conveniences rightly placed would certanly remove this blot on the town. I hope, with others, that it will be done without delay.-Yours etc.. J.P.B.
CURRENT TOPICS PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
----0-- PERSONAL. During the absence of Mr q. Hicks on .military duty, Mr T. Young will carry out his work, and Mr Hugh Pot ter, of Head Office, will have charge of the Frankston Standard and Chel sea News. The co-operation of adver tisers and correspondents during this temporary arrangement Is particularlyi requested. Mr L. C. Holten will leave by car on Sunday for Horsham, where he will attend as a delegate of the Loyal Ne pean Lodge the annual conference of the Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows. Mr Albert Collier, vice-captain and a prominent player with the Colling wood League club for 16 years, at tended St Paul's Church of England concert at Frankston on Tuesday evening.
(To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
. (To the Editor) Sir,-Your reference to the absence: of conveniences in Frankaton is well timed. To my mind they are as es sential to a community as light, heat and power. Until we have them we cannot speak of Frankston as an "ideal summer holiday resort, all mod. cons."-Yours etc.. WAKE UP.
3XY NOVELTY BALL For Combined Hospitals. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
3XY NOVELTY BALL For Combined Hospitals. As this is the final issue of the Standard before the 3XW Happiness House Club's biggest eveht of . the year-a grand novelty ball-speciatl attention is directed to the advertise ment in this issue. The committee has worked hard to make the func tion a success, financially and other wise. The services of an orchestra of six has been obtained and several Melbourne artists will contribute to a novelty programme. As the popu lar Wattle Palais will accommodate" 1200 dancers, Frankston residents are invited to support the cause for which it is being held, namely, the Frankston Community Hospital, and the Children's "Orthopaedic Hospital, two objects worthy of their apprecia tion. A highlight of the evening will be the playing of Matt Vita, solo harpist. of the Russian Ballet. -
MARKET REPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
SARKET REPORTS •Frankstqa ·Market (Geo.- G.:Auatin) repor'ts-:'another successful sale "0n .Wednesday? last.IW.L. eiis. 4/ pair, Wr.L5. icockerels?'(small) '1/4 to ,. 2/6 pair, W.L. :- roosters. 4/1 pair,- cross cockerels:- 6/6 ; to · 7/i11"'" pair, . Black cockerels 's/1i-pair,'. Black hens 7/3 pair, Black. chickeins:. 3/7, pair, Game cross:.p'ullets. 7/6.:pair, R.I.R; cocker els :7/9:..to= 8/3 pair, Muscovy ' duck llngs; 6/'3 pati,.)o the' goods ,sold at fair pricea'. "
SALE OF PROPERTY AND FURNITURE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
SALE OF PROPERTY AND FURNITURE By advertisement in t',.is issue the sale by auction- of the property Iknwn as Cartonia, Nolan street, Frankston, under the instructions of the owner who is leaving the dis trict, is announced. The sale will be held on Thursday, October 12 at 3 p.m., when the 6-roomed dwelling ,nd 3-roomed flat on a fine block of land, will be placed, under the hani mor. Also 300 lots of furnishings and effects. comprising suites, cabi nets, carpets, beds, linen, tools etc., will ber offered. Readers are referred to the auction columns of this issue for further details. Messrs. G. G. Austin and Brody and Herd are agents in conjunction.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 6 October 1939
PROFESSIONAL Phone 29 Frankston. Box 25 Frankston W. J. McLEAN, SWORN VALUER.I REAL ESTATE AND BUSINESS AGENT. 588. BAY STREET, FRANKSTON House, Land and Insurance Agent. Furnished and Unfurnished Rlents Collected Auctions Arranged Houses To Let L: R. N. UTBER SOLICITOR' - FRANKSTON Attends daily at office, Young street, opp. Railway Station) and every evening at private residence. Mornington Road (near "Fernery,") Melbourne Office: H. W. HUNT & UTBER 281 Collins Street, Melbourne Telephone: Central 2452. 'Trust Moneys to Lend on Mortgage. ROSTRON, ROY & PITT BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS Commissioner for Taking Affidavits. ATTENDANCES: DROMIANA: First Saturday in month 12 to 3 p.m. 80MERVILLE and HASTINGS: Sec ond Saturday in month, 11 to 1 p.m. eRANKSTON OFFICE: Every Satur day 3.15 to 8.30 p.m. Trust Money to Lend. Mlelbourne Office: 440 Little Collins Street. Telephones: Central No. 9374. Pri vate Residence: Windsor No. 1938. E. W. OLLEY SOLICITOR, ETC. 440 LT. COLLI...