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SEAFORD TENNIS CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
SEAFORD TENNIS' CLUB 4At the inaugural meeting of the Seaford Tennis Club held on Wednes daiy and attended by 24 persons, Mr Cadwallader. was -elected president, Messrs Dawson and M1ofitt vice-presi dents, Mr Jock White secretary, and. Msis Ella Davies treasurer. The shire has agreed to ..lease 'one court at the recreation reserve to the club.for £ 15 a year, and club mem bers will have the 'option of usilig the second. court, when not . in use by others."
LANGWARRIN COMFORTS FUND [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
LANGIWARRIN . ,COMFORTS FUND A Comforts Fund -branch has been formed at LMangwarrln. 'Office-bearers elected are: President, Mrs R. A. Calder;, vice-president`.: Mrs J. Rodda; treasurer, Mrs A. Whittingham; sec retary, Mrs A. Smnith; assistant secre tary, Mrs J. Bellingham:. 'Details of proposed ufl un'ctions rto raise funds for thisa cause" will be an nounced later.
BUTCHER FINED [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
BUTCHER FINED, At the Frankston Court on Friday Kenneth Sawyer, butcher, of Playne street, Frankston, was fined £1/10/ for being the driver of a motor car on Pt. Nepean road, Frankston, on September 9, such vehicle being not fitted with.a windscreen wiper or rear vision mirror.or a warning-insirument capable of being operated. 50/50 Dance, Mechanics' Hall, Sat urday night. Grand gala night. Final competitions, novelties, sup per. Admission 1/.
SOMERVILLE BRIGHT PLAY FOR HASTINGS HOSPITAL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
SOMERVILLE 0---- BRIGHT PLAY FOR HASTINGS HOSPITAL The Sonmerville Dramatic Club will present the'play; Leave It To Rose, at the, Hastings Hall- on Thursday, No vember' 9, at 8.15 p.nir. The perform arice, which is to ralse funds' for the Hastings and District Btsh Nursing Hospital, is recommended to..all dis trict residents.; Tickets are 3/6, chil dren half-price. . SCHOOL PICNIC,:-. : On Tuesday? afternoon the Mothers' Club of the Somerville State School held a very successful Australian tea. As a result £3/8/6 was raised to wvards funds for the school picnic, which is to be held early in Decem ber. LEAVE IT TO ROSE The comedy which is to be pro duced on :Saturday, November 4, at-_ the Somerville Mechanics' Hall to as sist funds' for St: Andrew's: C. of. E., abounds in humorous situations and; plenty of good comedy.- .:Rehearsals are: -vell advanced,, and the company expects this .;vill ,be one of its out standing successes.
TENNIS TWADDLE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
TENNIS TWADDLE Ormond is the latest convert to the en-tout-cas courts. Who will be next -Cheltenham, Chelsea or Frankston? Aspendale A, runners-up to Frank ston- in the B mixed last year, look likd reaching the finals this year. We don't'know what's happened to Frank ston, but are sure they will be get ting into their stride any minute now. Peggy Youngs made her, debut in the A grade last week against Parkdale, and her play justified her selection. Mnrdialloc ladies have done their bit towards the Red Cross. They held a very successful American tourna ment yesterday. .i1m Skinner and Gertie Turner, of Parkdale.' have 'been the recipients ot nongratulations and good wishes Jol lowing the announcement of their en gagement. They are both well known in association tennis circles, Gertil being one of the leading women iplay 'rs for some years, and is still, and vill :be in the future. We don't think washing up dishes will affect her ten is a bit.' The' wedding, we believe. will take plac...
STATION ENTRANCE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
STATION ENTRANCE .-Work on the new entrance to. the Frankston railwdy station, from Young street, will be completed to day. The entrance adross the line on the western side of the platform will cut off the long walk (or run) down the ramps and. will enable early morning train travellers to snatch an extra three quarters of a minute over their broakfasts. We heard this week that travellers from the northern end of the town would agitate for a similar entrance to that end of the platform.
FRANKSTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL JUMBLE BALL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
FRANKSTON COMMUNITY HOS PITAL JUMBLE BALL The Women's Auxiliary has arran ged for a juvenile ball to be held at the Wattle Palais on Monday, No %vember 6, from S to 12 o'clock. A wonderful night's entertainment is assured, both for children and adults. Mothers are urged to "dress up" their children and let them have a night's fun. Miss Vesper has offered to assist by introducing a group of her pupils in -ballet numbers. The children will have the floor from 8-10 o'clock, after which the adults may dance till midnight. Prizes will be awarded to the fol lowing: Best poster costume, best dressed (boy and girl), best cos-. tume, best sustained characters "(boy and girl), best pair, most original costume, best set of four or eight. There will also be several special prizes. JUMBLE sale, Public Market, Wells street, Friday, Nov. 3, aid Metho dist S.S. building fund.
BRITAIN IN PROPHECY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
BRITAIN IN PROPHECY. A lantern lecture entitled "The British Empire in the Light of Pro phecy," will be given by Mr Thomas N. Foster in the Mechanics' Hall,, Frankston, oli Thursday at 8 p.m. In this address the lecturer will show the rise of the .British Empire as outlined in prophecy, and its fut ure in coming world events'
FRANKSTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
FRANKSTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Mr and, Mrs A. WT. Bruce visited Frankston last week and .were wel comed by members of. the Ladies' Guild at an Australian tea on Thurs day afternoon. Keen interest is being taken by scholars in the Sunday school anni versary on November 5. The preach ers will be the Revs. V. Hadley, of Dandenong, and Rev. A. H. Michell, of Dromana. On Sunday next Mr Ernest .Gosbell will preach in the evening and also conduct an illustrated lantern lecture im the school hall commencing at 8.15 oni behalf' of the British and Foreign Bible Society. The Rev. F. Butchers will preach in the morning at Frank-. ston, and in the afternoon at Baxter. November 30 has been chosen as the date for the Scotch fair.
VISIT TO FRANKSTON MRS. HEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
VISIT TO FRANKSTON MRS. HEAD. The Fernery was a pretty setting on Tuesday for the visit of the Rural Deanery. There were 160 members representing some of the 12 bran ches of the Mothers' Union. SThe. Rev. A. J. Whyte welcomed Mrs F. W.. Head, wife of Archbishop Head, and a patroness of the Union, and Mrs Gayson, the president. Mrs. Gayson is the wife of the late Rev. Gayson, who was so well loved in the Aft. Eliza and Mornington parishes. After a neat speech of thinks to all and especially to Mrs Williams, rho had so kindly., set the Fernery at their disposal, Mrs Gayson invit ed lIrs Head to address the meeting. Mrs Head spoke eloquently of the ideals and aims of the Mothers' Union, which, she said, extended to all parts of the world, incorporating yellow, black and white mothers. There were over half a million bran ches throughout the world. Mrs. Williams of St. James, Mal vern, moved a vote of thanks to Mrs Iead and all who had contributed to making such a happy gathering Mrs Mor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
CRANLEIGH ALWAYS DEMAND " Llcid's A.1. Sugar Cured Boneless Cooked Hams, Bacon and Small Goods Because of Their PRODUCTS Fine Flavour and Quality Trade Mar. I:ln all homes of. good taste" ! IManufactured by PHONE 96 LLOYD & SONS PTY. LTD., Bacon Curers - FRANKSTON -MENTONE GIRLS' GRAMMAR SCHOOL 231 Beach Road. A PUBLIC DAY AND BOARDING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS FEES MODERATE. ccessible by Motor Bus from Mordlalloe, Black ]Bock, Beaumaris, Oakleigh and Dandenong. KINDEIIGARltEN TO LEAVING- HONORS. spectus on Application. Headmistress at home by Appointment l Chelt. 326. J. McCowan, B.A., Dip. Ed. Headmistress. MENTONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL DAY AND BOARDING SCHOOL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. b.Primary to Leaving Honors. Boys admitted to Kindergarten at age of four. Separate Department for Junior School. SMODERATE FEES. Healthy Surroundings. Ideal Sitrution. Extensive Grounds. COACHING COLLEGE. NIGHT CLASSES IPupils Prepared for all Examinations. Complete Provision for Boarders. For Irospectus and Par...
News of the Week WELFARE CENTRE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
eOoek WELFARE CENTRE. At the annual meeting of Frank ston Infant Welfare Centre, 'held on Thursday week, the gathering was addressed by Miss Dunstan of the Public Tiealth - Department. Office bearers elected were-President, Mrs. Heath; vice-presidents, Mesdames Pratt, Keast, Whittaker, Polglase; secret?iry, Miss B. Duncan; treasurer Mrs G. Farmer, Jnr.; committee,, Mesdames Farmer, J)e Silva, J,. Wells, E. Stone and W. Oates. The balance sheet was presented.
CAULFIELD DIGGE[?] Frankston Ladies Entertai[?] [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
CAULFIELD DIG Frankston Ladles Entertal More than 40 Diggers and men patients from the Caulield tary Hospital were entertained Soldiers' Hall on Wednesday ladies 'auxiliary of the F branch R.S.S.I.L.A. A sumptuous afternoon tea w pared, and was done ample jns by the guests. Afterwards competitions and quickly',passed the time away. At the conclusion, the preside the auxiliary (Mrs R. Coventif) the Diggers how happy the were to have theta as their gu The secretary (Mrs Lawrey) sented competition winners with trophies. Cigarettes were distributed, and of the Diggers, on behalf of his rades, thanked the ladies for hospitality, and said how much anniual visits to Frankston were preciated. Beautiful flowers were glvee Diggers to. enable tlemt to de their : wards. Many expressilo gratitude were heard for the in wlhich ,public-spirlted ladies still caring for those still 1a1( ?rom the last war. The afternoon closed with the ng of the National Anthem. DBTAIN your timber, iron, Cct bricks an...
Treatment of Aboriginals Britain Inconsistent, says Doug Nicholls [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
Treatment of Aboriginals o~o Britain Inconsistent, says Doug Nicholls "Australia, as part of the British Empire, has entered into a war on behalf of oppressed minorities ii foreign countries, yet for 150 yearsa her treatment of my people in Australia has amounted to the same thing," said Doug. Nicholls, former Fitzroy and interstate League footballer, in an address to the Church of England Men's Society at the triennial conference which concluded at Frankston on Sunday. IFollowing an outline of The Future of the Aboriginals, delivered by M?l McEwen, M.H.R., Doug. Nicholls gave many telling instances of poor tedmin istration oy the authorities in deal ing with the natives which, hoo said, ,were not in keeping- with Australian ideals of foir ilay. Inh' many ways the contact of the aborigine with civilisation had proved - disastrous. They had been corrupted and de graded socially and morally by the refusal of the Governments to face their responsibility. As -t reliresenta tive of a Vic...
CYCLING ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP TO D. DUNK [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
CYCLING ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP TO D. DUNK The road season ended last Satur day, when the-20 mile unpaced cham pionship " was decided. - Result: -D. Dunk (50min. 18sec.), 1; K. Treasure (51.38), 2; K. Nash (53.26), 3. In conjunction a sealed handicap was held for a trophy donated by Mr Parnell. Result:' L. Taylor (7.0), 1; K. Nash (2.15), 2; F. Freeman (3.30), 3. Winner's time, 57.13. MEMBER LEAVES After the races members and riders gathered in the club rooms, where re freshments were served, arranged by Mrs Bailey, and members of the com mittee, the occasion being to say good-bye to Ken Nash, acting secre tary and treasurer of the club, who is leaving the district. Mr C. Gray, pre sident, on behalf of the club, express ed his deepest regret in losing such a valued member, rider and official.. He assured him he was carrying away with him the very best wishes of all for the future. Mr Nash suitably re sponded. Mr Frank Freeman was appointed acting secretary and treasurer of the club.
CRICKET FRANKSTON-GLENHUNTLY ASSOCIATION B GRADE FRANKSTON v MENTONE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
lRiCKET FRANKSTON.GLENHUNTLY ASSOCIATION B GRADE FRANKSTON v MENTONE lirankston, first innings.-Avery 0; Legge 29, Cass 33, Lovett 0, Oliver 6, Richards 5, Davies - 14, Johnson 18, Nicholson 1, -Beecroft.not otft 8, Tay lor 1, sundries 10.-Total, 125. Bowl ing: Fullerton 1/30, Hogbin 0/30, Ste venson 2/25, Mulvogue 1/28, Kelly 4/3. Mlentone, first innings.-Minnie 2, Wright 0, Stevenson 2, Kelly 2, Fer guson not out 14, Mulvogue not out 0, sundries 9.-Four for 29. Bowling: Richards 1/11, Avery 1/5, Cass 0/1, Lovett 1/3.
GOLF NOTES LONG ISLAND CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 27 October 1939
GOLF NOTES -e- -~ LONG ISLAND CLUB Not the least reason for Frankston's future popularity as a residential suburb of Melbourne will 'be the es tablishment of four golf courses in close proximity to the township. Two have been established for many years, and already have an imposing list of members. The others, the Long Isl and Club and the Frankston munici pal course, were laid down in the last three years. Impressive strides have been made at the Long Island 13 holes course in the ipast few months following the extremely dry season at the beginning of the year, and fair ways ,and greens are approaching per fect condition. The excellent appoint ments of the club leave no doubt as to its assured future. This week a publicity committee was formed. Its members are Messrs" Mbody, Bowes, Rhodes, Sheehan,' Martin and Strong. It was decided to reduce fees to 2/6 week days, and 5/ for Saturdays, Sun days and public holidays. For mem bers desiring to join for the re mainder of the year (Marc...
MARKET REPORTS PARNHAM'S POULTRY AUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 3 November 1939
MARKET REPORTS PARNHAM'S POULTRY AUCTION Wednesday,' November' 1.-Another ,heavy yarding, with prices steady., White cockerels, eight to 10 weeks old. came on the market in large quanttites. Breeders should notethat there are no sales in Melbourne rooms next Tuesday (Cup day), con sequently heavy supplies of table poultry will be required at my sale next Wednesday. November 8. Prices: I Prime Muscovy drakelings, to 14/; ducklings, to 8/4; ",C. drakelings, to 5/10; prime roosters, 10/8 to 12/4; prime dhickens, 0/4 to 9/1, according to size; good white hens, 6/1, 6/1, '6/4 to 6/10; colored hens, 8/4 to 10/1; white cockerels, large quantities, 2/6 to 5/4; white chicks, 6d. 7d to 10d pair; spatchcocks, 1/2 to 2/1; ducks, to 4/4; drakes, to 4/ each. Small