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(To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
(To the Editor). Sir,--At a meeting of the W.C.T.U. I was instructed to write and express appreciation of your. splendid article entitled "Frankston's Good Name- Endangered 'by Sunday Conduct," which appeared in this week's. ssue of the Standard. Your article has been widely discussed, not, only :by .W.C.T.U. members, -but :by. many other ' organisatiodis''and you are. .to be heartily 'congriatulated. in your effort to keep oiir beautiful township an ideal tourist resort, and in doing your bit (which is no small bit) in preventing ' it from be'coming notor ious as? the Sund'ay drijkiig depot for the 'metropolis.-Yours etc., K. A. BURNELL, Ron. Secty. W.C.T.U. "Walwa,"* 417 .Melboiurne Rd.. l'rankston. November: 8, 1939.
THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN THE LIGHT OF PROPHECY [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN THE LIGHT OF PROPHECY SOn Thursday evening at the Iecha l. ics' Hall, Frankston, Mr T. N. Fos teu', the Commissioner for Victoria ol S'Ie Britisn-Israel Worold Federation, Selivered a lantern lecture witl the above title to a large and most atten tive audience. Mr D. Hositing pre sided. SMr Foster, outlined God's plan for world government, providing for tlhe use or tile Israel race as His instrul mrent or channel; and then empha sised the fact that tlie lews. qo gen .erally considered as the Chosen race, are eally the descendants of only a small section of the whole race of Israel, those of Judah and Benjamin, pith a few of Levi; and.that, as tld descendants of this smaller section, inl spite of centuries of hardship andt persecution, today number 16,000,000. it is only reasona'ole to expect that the nesceP?daunts of the larger section of ten tribes should be much more numerous. Therefore. an Israel na tion. apart orom, but related to, the Jewisn l.people must ...
COUNCILLOR WILL ACT (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
- COUNCILLOR WILL ACT (To the .Editor) Sir,-- must. -congratulate you? on your article ini last week's isasue o yourl paper re. the tiapparently unre sti?cted drinking WSIhih goes` on in the local hlotels on Sunday ''As .you say;, it: s decidedly unfiiiair 'to' the locI l comnunity. that' our -town: should, -be come so notoriou's asa Sunday ,drink ing depot. :'Last dSunday. we had 'a further exhi bition of a" number of navy ratings, _aconipanidd .by a few' cvilian youths, all more or less drunk, . rambling about the streets. Surely the police could - prevent this unsightly sipec Stitcle? Thils unrestricted drinking is becom4ng a serious menace to our town, and if not effectually dealt. with .it will be unsafe for our womenfolk? to traverse the maii street to attend divine' seirvice. I know a fault lies in the law, but, following your timely .warning, which I feel sure met the approval and hearty commendation of 90 pen cent. of our residents, I shall bring' this matter up at the coun...
M.U.I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
M.U.I.O.O.F. The business of the Loyal kNepean Lodge was dispensed with as soon as practicable last Thursday to, enable the members to journey. to Somerville to .do honor to their district officers. A. very fine evening was .enjoyed, by " When responding on. behalf of the G.M. and Board, P.G.M. Bro. Winslow, who is on the M.U. building commit tee, depicted. very fully the new hall. .. The Order has also purchased land at Woodend, where it is proposed to build a large convalescent home for members. These two beautiful edifices will stand out" as monuments to the work of many sterling Oddfellpws and he a! mark in the progress of the Order. A very. successful dance was held on Cup night, in conjunction with the MIornington. Lodge, at the Mechanics' Hall, Mornington: There were over 200 present, and the evening went with a swing. The winners of the Monte Carlo were Private Baries and Miss Baldock. During the evening Gunner George Young.. rendered a tenor solo, Mexicala Rose. .Because of...
(To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
(To the Editor) Sir,-We noticed in the Standard of the 3rd inst. under the heading of ."Boozing at Frankston," that someone has at last awakened to the fact that the-conduct of some of the so-called bona-fide :.travellers wlo~o' visit our 'beautiful ibayside town. needs. looldng into. Andý,we who live here, and 'are proud of our town and its good name, .feel that it is high time steps should be taken.by those in authority-to see that this menace is brought under control and our town kepq a place of beauty and peace, especially on the Sabbath Day.-Yours etc., . Mi LAWREY, Sec., Social Tent 151, I.O.R.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
SPERSONAL Cr Geo. Keast, whor-hus been indis posed for i the past month, is now making a good recovery. He has been advised to take a sea trip to recuper ate and complete the dure,.tfter which lie will resume his usual activities. The many friends of Miss Grace Hosking will learn with interest that she will spend the -next week-end at the home of her parents, "Wanstead." Kars.street. Grace has progressed so well that it is hoped she will soon he able to return- home permanently. Mrs 0. Grose, of-Florence avenue, Frankston, is spending a holiday in Sydney. Mrs W-. Wells. of CIan'bourne road, Frankston, has returned to her home after, a long holiday, in Queensland. MIr T. Maishall Is enjoying a holi day at Warbuirton. Mr W. M.- Smallwood will retui.n to' Frankston on Saturday. He has been absent' since tJi. outbreak of-.hostili ties on naval duty in New. South Wales. ....
YACHTING FRANKSTON CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
YACHTING FR'ANKSTON CLUB ,The Fran kst??Yacht Club will I?o a-4? cabaret ball at the Grand Hotel tonight... An attractive programme 'has s. een arranged by the committee, and " the ' ticket .secretary is Mi t, Onians .. The season was oifcially opened by the Commodore (M~ ~V JE. Corbett) 'last Saturday. After0ipn ;ea was pro vided 'by the ladies. Tomorrow the first race for the sea son will be conducted.
Sustenance Workers Unfair Treatment Alleged by Councillor [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
Sustenance Workers infair Treatment Alleged by Councillor ..Allegations.. that. sustenance. -officers. wielded-d-..dictatorial :powwer?r - in their treatment of sustenance .workers, were made. by *Cr R. F. Miles at the council table on Frid ay..p He moved that the council ask the filister for Sustenance to appoint a ammittee of councillors' with power o review cases in which complaints ccurred. ' ' l Today sustenance workers had no ourt of review, continued Cr Miles. f he had a complaint he had no ,vhere to go. It was not right, that one man, the registrar; shouldh':iave the right to say whether women or children starved or . otherwise. Either .he government had given fo the sustenance officers; the dictator ial powers which we .were fighting oday or else the officers had usurp ed th'at power, and. lthe councillors had become mere figureheads.: "PECULIAR" CASE. '"One case has cropped up 'which as so peculiar that I have taken it uD with the Minister for-Sustenance" said Cr. Miles. M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
- ooad, FRANKSTVN 'MASTER CRAFTSMEN Melbo ne. a .u ou c t - . o, estahlshed authorised General . . (L. F. WILSON & BROS.) md erst Chevrolet and Buick lirs D t1on on trade-ns erzen s Su pofort Young andBeach strseet arS. , inown It will .Cay yerr a AUTOMOBILE .ENGINEER f PLAYNE STVEET FRANKSTON. Phone 77. STANDARD" CARS SALES AND SERVICE. The Peninsula's largest selec tion of Men's and Boys' Wear. You will be a' Pleased with YOUR RE FLECTION in the mirror when you are wearingoneof Our READY-TO-WEAR SUITS We have Men's and Youths' Suits in the latest " styles and fabrics in all sites. Call to-day and in: SPect. It costs you less to dress better when you come to EADIE'S 587 Bay St., FRANKSTON. 'Phone 352. Srder your Spring Sports Coat and hrousers Now. Large variety of hoict designs on hand which will t be available later in th& season. WOULD OUR CLIENTS KINDLY NOTE The Following Forthcoming Auction Sales of Valuabie Freehold Property SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25-On the proper...
Sunday Street Conduct Residents Support Standard Article [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
Sunday Street Conduct o0o Residents Support Standard Article Widespread commendation and'support has been received follow ing last week's publication in which attention was drawn to the conduct of crowds of visitors in Frankston's main streets on Sun days. We believe that when readers take the trouble to call and. congra tulate us, their' comments, are.-sin cere. Only one criticism has been received and that was from a pro minent business man in Frankston who said the same article could well have been published two years ago. He would be prepared, he said, to forego any profit made from the holidays rather than 'have Frankston achieve a reputation similar to that held by a neighboring bayside town some years .ago. Frankston's future reputation as a residential suburb would be serious ly. marred- if.thepresent state of.- af ais. was allowed to continue, he added. Published below are some of the letters received from readers on this subject:
MILITIA NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
'MILITIA NEWS The Frankston Detachment will leave on the 8.20 a.m. train on Mon day for ·a month's training in camp. .PROMOTIONS Sergeants Crawford ' and W: ite have 'been p?romoted to the rank of lie?tteinnt, :and Corporal Minetti to the rank of pioneer 'HrgeWalt.a
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10 AND 11. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10 AND ,11. The Drum, which presents a might. canvas' of the North-West fiontier c India and one of the'most importae films of its kind ever attempted, wi: be seen at the Plaza on Friday an Saturday. Produced entirely in teel nicolor,, the film stars Sabu, the Eli phant Boy, Raymond Massey an' Valerie Hobson. This stirring tale o the dauntless men who 'govern Bri tain's far-flung outposts shows ever: kind of Indian army life and show: not only the intense skirmishings, bu the social side of the residency ant life in the barracks. The whole ef feet is heightened by the remarkablh background of Indian mountains which, photographed in their natura color,,.. are overwhelming in thoei splendor. A fabulous treasure in gold -ant jewels buried by Royalist solliers 30( years ago fornis the basis of the sec ond feature, Bulldog l)rummnond'' Secret. Police. John Howard is: agair seen as Drunimond, and is ably sup. ported by Heather Angel, H. B. War n...
FREE TALKIES AT OLSEN'S GARAGE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
The best series of talkie films yet released in Australia, concerning the motor car industry, will 'be shown on Monday, November 20, at S p.m. at: Olsen's garage in conjunction with thei managemuet of General Motors. These films have just arrived from America. and show General Motors' factories working at high pressure. The films are of particular interest, especially during the present war neriod. General Motors have arranged .with Mr Olsen for laire accommodation and comfort for all' patrons. It v,;ill be both pleasurable and profitable to !:eep Monday niight. Noveniiber 20, free.
BOOMPS-A-DAISY ! Shire Road's [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
BOOMPS-A-DAISY : Shire Roads .R-oads within thp .shire ..are in a worse condition than for many years, according to councillors' comnuents at the council table on Friday night. One councillor invited the president (Cr Heath) to drive along Gould street ind .try out the surface for hiiiiself. I'nat road, as well as Liddesdale ave tue, had been' left in a shocking con lition following the laying of water dipes by plumbers and others. The ngineer was instructed to inspect the iffected parts.
MECHANICS' HALL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
MECHANICS' HALL There was a good attendance at the the Scouts' dance in the Mechanics' Hall on Saturday and a very enjoy able evening was spent. The winners of the first heat of the modern waltz competition were Mr L. Richards and Mrs A. Montague. Mr J. Williams and Miss T. Murphy. Mr R. Mace and Miss Fay' Prewitt, Mr W. Richards and Miss M. Davis. Mr J. Maloney and Miss M. Davis won the lucky part ner prize, and the Monte Carlo was won by Mr D. Mace and Miss Fay Prewitt. Next Saturday night the second heat of the modern waltz competition will be held, and a gala night has been arranged for the following Sat urday.
FRANKSTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
FRANKSTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Keen appreciation was expressed last Sunday at .the singing of the scholars who were trained by Mrs A. W. Dans. accompanied by Miss' M., Cowan. Very interesting mes sages to -adults and children were given by the Revs. V. Hadley. and A. Mitchell. It now remains to corn-' plete the anniversary on the, 14th inst. by the concert and prize dis tribution. Attention is drawn to the visit of Mr. J. Maxwell anid Rev. A. Ambrose 'Roberts on the 19th inst. These visits were inadvertently an: nounced for the 12th when the ser vices will be taken by the Rev. F. Butchers at 11 a.m., and a visiting preacher from Melbourne at 7.30 p.m. Tile Church anniversary at Somerville will be observed on' Sun day by special services conducted by. the Rev. D. G. Baillie, 3 .p.m., and the Rev. F. Butchers 7.30 p.m. Rev. Butchers will also preach at Baxter in the afternoon. A pleasant social, organised by-Miss Manlein, for 'the refreshment room for the fair on Noveinber 30, 'was he...
SOMERVILLE CHURCH ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
SOMERVILLE . CHURCH ANNIVERSARY. 14 The Methodist Church anniversary was held on Sunday 5th inst., when the Rev. A. O. Horn, of Mornington conducted services, both afternoon and evening, at which he delivered very thoughtful and eloquent s'er mons. Special interest was added to the afternoon service by solos, very finely rendered by Mrs. W. Barber, and her young daughter, Florence. The church was as usual made more attractive by the addition of flowers provided by Mrs A. Thornell. Mrs. J. E. Shelton was the capable or. ganist.
FRANKSTON TENNIS CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
NEWS OF THE WEEK rFRANKSTON TENNIS CLUB Matches for Saturday are:>1A grade mixed versus Ormond at home, and B grade mixed versus Ivern at Men. tone. On Sunday the club is holding an Amerl2an mixed doubles tourna ment for members. Partners will "oe drawn for, and play will commence at 10.30 sharp. THE annual meeting of Welfare League of the Frankston High School will be held next Tuesday, 14th November, at 2.30 p.m.
HASTINGS CATHOLIC WELFARE ORGANISATION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
HASTINGS -0---* CATHOLIC WELFARE ORGANISATION 'A meeting will be held on Novem ber 26 in lthe; Convent School room at 3 p.m. for the purpose of organis ing Catholic Welfare throughout the Darish. All persons interested are in vited to attend. A special invitation is extended to all the different socie ties functioning in the parish to be represented at the. meeting.