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HOTEL "SHAVED" [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
HOTEL "SHAVED" 'The man who left a Frankston hotel suddenly on Tuesday, taking with him the clothes of another guest and omit ting to pay his board, is well known to the police and an early arrest is expected. He represented himself as i. Singapore naval officer, and used one of his many aliases. A typical ifotal "barber," as police know his kind, he had been in Frankston for a ieek. -
1st FRANKSTON SCOUTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
1st FRANKSTON SCOUTS The Tyabb trophy conmpetitions were held in Frankston on Saturday nast and resulted in a win for the 1st Frankstn Kangaroo Patrol, with 122 points. 2nd Hastings were run ners-up with 112' points. The. Frank ston lads have worked hard during the past weelks and this win marked the fifth successive victory for.. the troop in these competitions. The various patrols in the troop are l]ooking forward to the' forthcom ing camping season and soon will be busily engaged in preparing the camp gear for the strenuous use that it will receive in the near future.
FRANKSTON MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
FRANKSTON MARKET l'Fankston Market (Geo. Austin) re portls further sale on Wednesday last. W.L. chicks, 1/4 to 1/11 pair; D.L. hens. 5/ to 7/7; W1.L. roosters, 4/1; R.I.R. cockerels, 6/3 to 6/6; - black roosteis, 6/9; R.I.R. hens, 8/6; Game hens, 9/; Muscovy drakelings, 12/6; hen and 20 chicks, 12/9; hen and 15 chicks, *17/6. Fruit, vegetables. etc., sold farirly well.
Frankston to the Fore Splendid Response to Appeal [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
Frankston to the Fore ----oOo Splendid Response to Appeal The second week of the Depot's activities has been most encour aging. A number of visitors has called and: the public response is an indication of the excellent spirit of service which pervades Frank ston. The keeper of stores, Mrs.jGrice. reports having handed out quantities of material. The group leaders are working splendidly and are encouraged by the miny offe'r of service. The president, Mrs A. M. Heath; and Mrs Grice went to the general meeting of the Victorian Red Cross Society, called by Lady Dugan,.. at the Melbourne Town Hall this week. They received further instructions and several dimculties regarding or ganisation were cleared away. An explanation has been made regarding the Red Cross demands for service socks. It is pointed out that when ;a soldier .leaves hospital to return to his unit he is thoroughly equip ped ,with a new outfit for active ser vice. As an instance of the sympathy with which the Red Cross is m...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
PERSONAL. Mr W. J. Bishop, formerly headmas ter of the Frankston High School, was a visitor to Frankston last week-end.: Mr W. H. Wykes, of Dandenong road, and Mr D. Wykes returned from a trip to Sydney by way~ of Canberra this week. Mr G. Carter, secretary of .the Frankston Life Saving Club, has re covered from a severe illness. Mr. Alan Eilcksen, manager of Moran and Cato, Young street, Frankston, has been appointed divi sional officer of the 4th Divisional Army. Service Corps, encamped; at Mornington. He is now a Lieutenant.
PEARCEDALE GROUP [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
PEARCEDALE GROUP A well attended meeting of the Pearcedale auxiliary of the Red Crbss Society was held on Octo'ber: 12. Near ly all the members were re esent ,to gether with the older members of the Junior Red Cross. After the singing of the National Anthem, Mrs Charles Cope, the presi dent, spoke of the necessity of co operation of all branches of the soci ety for the common good during these days of international trouble and dif ficulty. It was, unfortunately, impos sible for Pearcedale as a registered branch of the society to join the Frankston group as -that was in an other shire and Pearcedale must, therefore, work as an independent unit. Co-operation was an excellent thing, and it seemed rather absurd that they could not join the Frank ston group. Mrs Cope then introduced Mrs Evan Pearse,. from Frankston, who spoke about Red Cross aims and ideals, of the organisation at the headquarters in Melbourne, and of . the methods employed in Frankston. Altliough Pearcedale could not jo...
LANTERN LECTURES [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
LANTERN LECTURES In connection with the annual visit of the British and Foreign Bible So ciety's representative to Frankston, a number of lantern lectures has been arranged.. The Rev. W. H. Holloway is preach ing at Tyabb Methodist Church next Sunday morning, October 22; at Somerville Methodist Church in the afternoon, and in. the Somerville Church of England at night. His subject 'for the' lantern lecture is, The Bible in Mongolia, and will deal with the activities of the colpor teurs in that little-known country. The lectures start in the Somerville Methodist Church on Monday, October 23, at 8 p.m., and will be repeated on Tuesday night in the Tyabb Methodist Church, on Wednesday night at Lang warrin, and on Thursday at Carrum
OLD TIME DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
OLD TIME DANCE Last Saturday night the Soldiers' Hall was again crowded when a gala night was held. The winners of the Monte Carlo were Mrs E. Jenkinson and partner. The president of the club, Mr R. Dundon, stated that another big gala night would be held in the near future, and that the popular- feature, the moonlight waltz, would again be included. The club has made arrangements for men in the militia camps to attend the weekly dances. MINTON Boys' Home Auxiliary: On Monday, October 23. 1939, at 3 p.m. an Australian Tea and cards at- Memorial Hall.
MRS. KEAST'S GROUP. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
MRS. KEA.ST'S GROUP. Members and friends of Mrs Keast's group of the Red Cross So ciety spent an enjoyable bridge af ternoon on Thursday last, at the re sidence of Mrs R. Sherlock in Qual ity street. Proceeds for the Red Cross fund, were £2/15/6, including a donation of 5/ from Mrs Farris, and £1/1/ from Mrs Tomasetti. Mrs Gblds was the winner of a competi tion, the prize being the gift of Mrs Keast.
R.S.S.I.L.A. FRANKSTON AUXILIARY [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
R.S.S.I.L.A. FRANKSTON AUXILIARY he members of the aboxe will en lain about 40 or 50 sick Diggers as Caulfleld on October 25. Dona as of flowers will be very welcome, d should be left at the Memorial II, Thompson street, bSfore 2.30 Winners of the various p)rizes at-the zaar were:' Fruit cake, Mrs 'Proud t; Vacola billy, -Mrs Rodda; nge, Mrs Wood; chocolates, Baby .lor; stockings, Mrs Lewis; vase, is Waterland; towels, Mrs:Lawrey.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
FRANKSTON MOTOR GARAGE I .lotrne Road. FRANKSTON pMet hones 101. 97. l -'ihlised authorised General lode ?llers. Chevrolet and Buick Dt"er propositions on trade-ins Ca arte I-st I Town. It will. pay you J J. OLSEN. Church of England Conference Cabinet Making. French 'olishing. Upholstering. MASTER CRAFTSMEN (L. F. WILSON & BROS.) corner of Young antid each streets (opposite railway gat:s) Excellent .recommendations from Prominent Residents. STANDARD Presents for 1939... THE FINEST CARS IN THE 8 h.p. FIELD FOR FLYING STANDARD QUALITY CARS-SEE K BRETT, 24 PLAYNE STREET, FRANKSTON. SPhone 77. Mp he Peninsula's largest selec n? of Men's and Boys' Wear. II Link up with these SHIRT Values There's a snap of smartness in every seam and S button of these new shirts we are now showing. I ew colours; collars at tached or to match. Every size is here, and only low rices. EADIE'S. 587 Bay St., FRANKSTON. 'Phone 352. Large selection of new designs now each and Priced from 3/11 to 12/6 In ...
COMFORTS FUND MT. ELIZA BRANCH [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
COMFORTS FUND -o .MT. ELIZA BRANCH At a meeting .of the Mt. Eliza branch of the Australian Women's National League held on Se:ptember 12 members formed a branch of the Aus tralian Comforts Fund, Victorian Divi sion. Mrs Ramsden was appointed trea surer, and a separate bank account is to be opened. Many donations .were received, and promises of help were very much ap Dreciated. Cigarettes to the value of £2 are to be sent to headquarters as the Oc tober contiibution. A large supply of wool has beefl ordered. This will be made into s-Veaters, mufflers, bala clava helmets, sox and mittens for the navy, army and air force. Wool will be available at Mr Dunston's cafe, Mt. Eliza. with full instructions according to A.C.F. requirements. Donations received at the meeting w'eree: Mrs Alex Murphy, £5; Mr WV. F. Langdon, £2/2/;-~Mrs W. F. Greig, £1;. Mrs Leroy Clapp, £1; Miss F. Rede, 4/; Mrs Norman Smith, 10/; Mrs (Dudley Detmold, wool valued at £1. MEMBERS ACTIVE Members of the Mt. Eliza bra...
HASTINGS SUB-BRANCH [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
HASTINGS SUB-BRANCH The last meeting of the above was Id on October 5, and was well at ded. This was an opportunity to d farewell to the president (Mr ra), who is leaving the district. He led the position with great ability d dignity, always courteous and im mrial, and giving a tone which is Shling that. can hold a branch to ther. Reports front Messrs Cole and Wdl ughby of meetings connected with S. affairs were heard with interest. MIr Val Kerr is a patient in- Hast gs Bush Nursing Hospital. The ladies' auxiliary will be enter ining patients from Caulfleld on. No sber 12 at the Hastings Hall; and embers of tile sub-branch are par= alarly asked to 'go along and lend hand. Gifts of fruit- and, flowers 0ald he appreciated. Next meeting, November 21.
Your Safety Valve [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
Your Safety Valve (A column for you. Let's have your views In brief on any toplo. excepting religion. Every letter must bear the writer's name and address, not necessarily for publication. Head correspondence,. "Safety Valve.") COUNCIL WRANGLERS (To the Editor) Sir,--Can you' tell me when the Frankston. council is going to do something without haggling. We have seen them do this over the court house and the sanitary conveniences, and in all probability they will be do ing it this time next year. Let us have some co-operation between these. gentlemen.-Yours etc., PRO BONO PUBLICO. Frankaton.
MECHANICS' HALL DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
MECHANICS' HALL DANCE Although the weather was bad on Saturday night, there was the usual large attendance at the dance at the Mechanics' Hall, and a happy time was spent 'by all. Tomorrow (Satur-. day) night will be held the last heat of the fo.! trot competition. October 28 will be a grand gala night, and the grand final of the fox trot competition will be held. The winners of the vari ous competitions were: Fox trot, Mr, Scott and Mrs A. Artis, Mr C. Thornell and Miss R. Brown, Mr J. White and' Miss M. Holt, Mr J. Maloney and Miss Hayes; Monte Carlo, Mr K. Flynn and Miss P. Spacey; lucky partner, Mr N. Sutton and Miss P. Youngs.
AN APPRECIATION (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
AN APPRECIATION (To the Editor) . Sir,-In a report of a presentation made by the shire council' to an ex member of the staff, Mr Polglase, in response, is credited with having said,' inter alia: "'He had always felt it an obligation to treat ratepayers with courtesy , which cost nothing." Those words occurred to me as be Ing a fine expression of sentiment and would, I feel sure, be appreciated by' ratepayers-as a whole, and more par ticularly so when emanating from one who had .at all times made a sincere and successful endeavor to put into practical form the text of his words when making contact with ratepayers. -Yours etc., JAS. G. PICKARD.
News of the Week ST. PAUL'S CONCERT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
I.New's of the Wbeek ST. PAUL'S CONCERT MJr J. B. Jolly, lion. organiser or St. Paul's Church or England concert, re quests holders of tickets to return themn to the Standard office, together with proceeds from those sold, for the purpose of audit. FETE, Methodist Sunday School for building fund, November 18. SUCCESSFUL PUPILS The following successes were gain ed by students of Mr Leo Collins in the recent examinations held at the University Conservatorium of Music: -Grade II.: Harmony and counter point: Coralie Hutchinson (honors). Grade III.: Harmony and counter point, John Calder (honors), .Betty . Gear (credit); piano; Betty Gear. Grade IV.: Piano, John Calder, Valda. Gilbert. Grade. -V.: Piano, Donald: Calder .(credit). Grade VI.: Piano, Japles Morison (credit). WATTLE PALAIS The Palais announces the com mencement of a free Christmas ham per scheme, beginning on October 21. A: printed leaflet will be given - to every patron on entry. Winners of the maxina heat last week wore Mr...
NETTING OF SCHNAPPER (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
NETTING OF 8CHNAPPER (To the Editor) Sir,-Some weeks ago Mr W. 'J. Abbott made statements to the effect that the use of large nets ruined the spawn and spawning grounds of schnapper. I, as an enthusiastic angler, would like to put the follow ing questions to Mr Abbott, who states that "'It is a well-known fact that schnapper come into the bay to spawn." I and hundreds of others await Mr Abbott's replies through the medium of your paper: What kind of spawn does .the schnapper, black bream and tarwhine (all of which belong to the bream family) shed? Does Mr Abbott really know of any certain spawning grounds of the schnapper in Port Phillip, and where Il their location? Is it a fact that achnapper spawn is heavy and semi-opaque? Does the schnapper shed its spawn in deep or. shallow :water? Is the mature spawn in "bunch" form, or, in other words, do the eggs adhere in masses? Why and in what way, does any net injure or .destroy schnapper spawn? Hoping for some enlightenment upon this ma...
STATE SCHOOL BALL Many Prizes Won [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 20 October 1939
STATE SCHOOL BALL Many Prizes Won About 800 children experienced a night of gaiety on Friday at the Me chanics' Hall, when the State School Mothers' Club held an annual fancy dress ball. The president (Mrs F. Wells) moved a vote of thanks to the members of the Carrum Mothers' Club who kindly acted as judges. A vote of thanks was also extended to the musicians, Messrs L. Magnus, Apple ton and Phelan, who kindly gave their services free. Prizes for the best dressed boys and girls were won by Beverly Perry (Bride), Graham Oldfield (Sheik), Mary Coxall (Flower Girl). and Geof frey Wells (Cossack). The best sus tained characters were Jean Ives (Carnival) and Geoffrey Wallace (Scarecrow). Winners of the section for the most originally costumed were .Tudith Bell (Workbasket) and Victor Bow (Peleco). Iris Shapcott as Violet and Raymond McComb ass Robin Hood won prizes for the best costume. The best poster costumes were worn by Jean McPherson (Nestles) and Jack McDonald (Ricksha Paint), and ...