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MRS. A. THOMPSON. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
MRS. A. THOMP.SON. The victim of an accident in D?fl bhurne on" Wednesday. Mrs.. Ada Thompson, wife of the late Mr. W. H. ':Thomipson, formerly of Frank ston, died at St. Vincent's ]1ospithl on Sunday. She is survived by 12 children. The funeral took place at Frankston on Tuesday.
STREET CONGESTION ANGLE PARKING IN SHOPPING CENTRES [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
STREET CONGESTION ANGLE PARKING IN SHOPPING CENTRES SMotiorists'- Ideasf parking In Frankston were disgraceful, said Cr Pratt at the council meeting - on Friday night. He moved that angle .parking be adopted In the shopping centres as a means of relieving the congestion, and the lines be defined by marking on the road. Cr Miles said that the position was worst in Young street. Travellers to Melbourne' left theiir cars outside the station all day and sometimes all night. He urged that a time limit be placed on cars parking in the streets. There was ample space opposite ,,the Young street garage for all. day park ing. In another month it would be .impossible to get along Young street, he added. . Cr Pratt said it was unfair to the public for business ipeople to park cars and trucks against the kerbs for an indefinite period. The shire secretary was instructed to report to the public works commit tee on the subject of imposing a one hour parking limit in Young street. 'It is expected t...
Church Notes METHODIST CHURCH NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
METHODIST CHURCH NOTES. Successful church anniversary ser vices were held at Somerville on Sunday last. The services were con ducted by the Rev. Horn. of Morn ington. Mr. *and Mrs. Barber, who were visiting Somerville. sang ef fectively at the afternoon service. visitors from other part of the cir cuit helped to make the services-an occasion for Christian fellowship and re-union. On Saturday week, November 38, in the Frankston Methodist Sunday School Hall, a sale of gifts will bhe held. Stalls well-stocked with plain and fancy goods,- produce, sweets, cake, etc.,will be-. in the hands of the ladies of the Sewing Circle. After noon tea will be available. The pre. sident of the shire, Cr. A. M. Heath, has kindly consented to officially open the fair at 3 o'clock. The ef fort is .in aid. of the Sunday School..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
PROFESSIONAL Phone 129 Frankston. Box 25 Frankston W. J. McLEAN SWORN VALUER. REAL ESTATE AND BUSINESS AGENT. .588 BAY STREET, FRANKSTON House, Land and Insurance Agent. Furnished and Unfurnished Rents Collected Auctions Arranged Houses To Let L. R. N. UTBER SOLICITOR - FRANKSTON Attends daily at office, Young stree opp. Railway Station) and ever 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 & PIT1 BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS. Commissioner for Taking Affidavits ATTENDANCES: DitOMANA: First Saturday in montl~ 12 to 3 p.m. SOMERVILLE and HASTINGS: Sec. ond Saturday" in month, 11 to 1 p.m. F'rIANKSTON OFFICE: Every Satur day 3.15 to 8.30 p.m. Trust Money to Lend. Melbourne Office: 440 Little Collins Street. Celephones: Central No. 9374. Pri vate Residence: Windsor No. 1938. E. W. OLLEY SOLICITOR, ETC. 440 LT. COLLINS S...
R.S.S.I.L.A. LADIES' EFFORT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
R.S.S.I.L.A. LADIES' EFFORT The old-time ball, conducted by the ladies' auxiliary of the R.S.S.I.L.A. at the Wattle Palais on November 2 was one of the most attractive of its kind held for some time. The attendance was excellent. On this occasion the orchestra which plays for. the R.S. S.I.L.A. Saturday night old-time dances was engaged, and was com mended by all on its playing. Mr Allf Cockle carried out thd duties of M.C. in his usual efficient manner. The Mone Carlo was won by Sgt. Bugler Wilson ,of 32nd Batt., and Mrs li1. rWalsh, and the spot dance by Mr W. Kinder and Miss J. Craig. A delight ful supper was served, many militia men lending a hand.
HAPPINESS HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
HAPPINESS HOUSE. The committee of Hoadley's Hap piness House announces that the pro ceeds of the second annual ball held on October 12 was £30 and will be donated to the Frankston.and Chjld ren's Hospitals. The proceeds from the popular 50/50 dances held each Monday even ing are donated alternately to. the Frankston Hospital and the .Red Cross Fund.
THANKS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
Your Safety Valve (A column for you. Let's have your, views :n-brief !onariay topic. excepting rellgloni . Every letter must bear the writer's -name and address, not necessarily. for publication. Head. correspondence. "Safety Valve.?") THANKS (To the Editor) Sir,-Will you please grant me space to express my sincere thanks to the Shire of Frankston and Hast ings councillors and employees, Mr V. McOomb, the ,Frankston A.N.A., and other residents of Frankston who so readily came to my assistance dur ing my recent sad 'bereavement and the' illness of my family.-Yours etc., FrankstQn 'H. HAMMOND.: * '.'. * **** * ** * * _ _ --*;i ,
Let's Write a Letter [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
Let's Write a Letter SIR JOHN HARRIS, K.B.E., M.L.C Minister for Education, Melbourne. Sir,-When approached recently by a representative body of Aus tnalian women requesting that free meals be provided for under nourished school children in the industrial suburbs you are reported to have said that it would) be derogatory:to the independent spirit of Aus tralians to come down to the' stage where the Education Department provided meals for the children it taught. Which reply consists of clap.trap and rubbish. In the first place, we do not remember any departmental protest against the "threepenny", movement started in manysuburbs as an aid to the. schoo.p adoptioon tplan Te-h people-'trhoo'devoted-time-to th-t :scheme were indeed charitably minded,.but misguided.. The plain facts were that working people were asked to contribute threepence to. help 'give some poor little kiddie a decent feed. To us, the whole scheme was revolting, degrading, and smelt strongly of the soup kitchen. A ch...
The Wrong Angle [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
The, Wrong Angle ----000 In one of his first broadcast speeches after the declaration of war Prime Minister. Menzies urged the Australian people to "carry on." Put in plain language, he asked peolpe to live normally-to spend and trade as in peace times-whilst the Government 'prepared the machinery of war. Some demurred at this. But as the weeks have passed, the wisdom of Mr Menzies' words are becoming daily more apparent. But unfortunately his message has fallen on deaf ears so far as a very large section of the community is concerned. They are not carrying on.. They are, economising, and cutting out expenditure which would have ordinarily been made in peace times. These people are doing their country immeasurable harm. Business is languishing, and the ranks of the unemployed are being increased daily. The upshot of this will 'be a general feeling of unrest throughout the country, something to be deplored at any time, but *particularly when the Empire is involved in a war with a str...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
Marshall's Drapery Store. Bay Street, Frankston Special New Range of SUMMER DRESS MATERIALS GOTTAGE WEAVES Cretonnes, Curtain Nets,Table Baize. All at Old Prices. Smart Range of Ladies' Summer Frocks and Hats at Special Low Prices. Gent's Smart Sports Wear, all the latest colors. Are you A Judge of BEEF? e If so, we invite you to inspect the well cut joints we offer. Your family will enjoy the Silver Sides, Rib Roasts and other meats when bought here. - Robinson & Marks - BUTCHERS, BAY ST., FRANKSTON. Tel. 214. CHRISTMAS Is jus ,round the corner. Have you ordered your XMAS CAKES from Bay Cottage QUALITY HOME MADE CAKE SHOP (MISS JEWELL, Proprietress) Cr. Playne St. Tel. 452. FRANKSTON. FRANKSTON'S NEW BUTCHERY H. R. WOODWARD & SON' 553 BAY STREET. Phone 225. Purveyors of Choicest Meats at Lowest Possible Prices. QUALITY CLEANLINESS CIVILITY Also at Pt. Nepean Road, Chelsea, and Edlthvale and Station Street, Carrum HECTOR GAMBLE-... FURNISHING UNDERTAKER PLAYNE STREET...
GOLF LONG ISLAND CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
GOLF LONG ISLAND CLUIB F. Strong, 93 (21)-72; H. Barber, 91 (17)--74; F?. Vorrath, 101 (26) 75;' E. Davies, 86 (10)-76; A. Tal bot, 84 (7)-77; K. Bowes, 101 (24) -77:. Club members and visitors-witness ed a fine exhibition match when R. Tucker and B. Cutler, senior pennant players of the Kingston Heath club, met C. Rhodes and P. Collinson, of .the Long Island club, in a. four-ball best 'ball match over 27 :holes. `After. some fine golf the'visitors won, 1 up. M MBERS' DANCE One of the largest: gatherings of the series~ if .monthly dances met at the club rooms on Cup eve for the ' •f1nal dance of the season. The dance, which was a huge success, was ar ranged by the ,ladies' committee, of which Mrs F. Vorath is president and Mrs P: Sheehan' secretary;
NETTING SCHNAPPER (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
NETTING SCHNAPPER (To the Editor) Sir,-As there are no answers to my questiong regarding the netting of schnapper, and the" alleged damage done by nets to so-termed spawning grounds, I put it to those persons who suggest that "the schnapper enters the bay to .spawn" that they write and talk upon a subject of which they have not the smallest spark of know jledge. In the first place,, the schnapper sheds what is known as pelagic spawn, or, .in other words, a floating spawn. Never under any circum stances does It bury its spawn. Nor do these pelagic spawns, which 'are not adhesive, ever become attached to any roclk, bombora marine growths or other sunken objects. Again, the .spawns of the bream family, of which the schnapper is one, are always shed, that each matured egg floats about .quite independentri of its fel lows.. Not by any chance is the ma ture spawn in "bunch" form. Schnap per spawns are very oily and light, therefore they cannot sink, True it is .that the schnapper enters ....
STATION CONGESTION (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
STATION CONGESTION ,, ; (To the Editor) Sir,-The n'ew entrance to the Frankston railway. :station is, I am sure;, a great improvement ifor those lucky enou?gh to get within- cbo-ee `'f . it. f For eight years iI have :been calling; for;'; lmyi'hutband3 ath the' 'statlori at 8 Sp.mi;, but it has 'now. 'become such a probiem as to where' to park whilst 'awaiting the arrival of the train that I am beginning td doubt the conveni ence of train travel for business men going up to the city each day. Every evening the entrance is conm :iletely blocked by six service cars and four enormous buses, thus leav Ing no possibility for the private car =to ,get aniywhere near. It seems a lit 'tle hard that the residents of Frank ston must brave the elemeents (suc~ as some of the storms we have suf fered from this year) 'by dashing 'ome 60 yards to theirc'dars. After all it .is the iresidents ln'd taojiayers who :eep, buisins~ls ain~'iduring: the. quiet winter monthits, a:d if theye are to be treated...
PEARCEDALE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
PEARCEDALE A meeting of the Pearcedale Red Cross was held in the hall on Novem ber 1. The meeting opened with the singing of the.National Anthem. Cr Lampard offered to do the buy ing for'the bran'ch, and it was ar ranged to give him £10 to make some of 'the necessary purchases. He will be accomponied on the bargain-hunt ing expedition by. Mrs Lampard and one of the members, of the branch. During the afternoon a novel com petition was introduced by the ipresi dent, who gave a small amusing prize to the lady who had the most items in her handbag. This was won 'by Mrs R. Hastie with 48, closely fol lowed by Mrs Judd (44)., Many other high scores were registered. hNo doubt, the. male members of the com munity will be mystified to know why ladies carry such a collection of gear. .Mr. Hillman acted as adjudicator. Mrs W. Judd donated 10/ towards the fund, and also joined as a new member. Mrs Turner brought a dona ton of' 5/. from Mr Ewart.. The branch is going ahead rapidly, four new memb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
OM MENTS - EDITORIAL PAGE - FEATURE S LAZA THEATRE FRANKSTON Phone. Fxankston 407. FRIDAY, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 11 Sof the outstanding films of the year, produced entirely in S glorious technicolor. THE DRUM rring Sabu, the Elephant 'Boy, Raymond Massey and rg Valeria Hobson ohn Howard, Heather Angel and H. B. Warner in Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police Another of the popular. series of Scotland Yard stories (Hotlh flilmsI no101. suitable for General Exhibition) Color Scenic, Natural Wonders of the West, ,and a Popular Science Item. TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 15 Anotler of the year's big attractions in spectacular technicolor SWEETHEARTS Starring the famous songsters, Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald lh I otlr ( xlulrtl i tsl i oitanI . . 1 everal Short Features complete the programme; they include: Crime Series, Come. Across; Sydney-Pride of Australia; a Color ed Travelogue; a Skating Feature, Rolling in Rhythm; a Colored Classic, Playful Polar Bears; a Golfing Item, Sw...
COUNCILLOR'S HO[?] PERMIT WITHHELD [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
COUNCILLOR'S H --0 PERMIT WITHHELD Pending the conmpletion of tions to a seconldhand house l street, Frankston, owned byl cillor, the buildinig permit wil fused, the assistant shire (Mr A. Steele) said at the meeting on Friday. The co owner had applied for a pe had been informed that, the b must be first inspected by the councillors in accordance with laws, relating to secondhand before .the permit could be The assistant engineer to council that, following ins from the October council me had inspected the building ordered that much of the sec timber which did not comply quirements, and which ?s with borers, be removed. amount of new timber had now built in and the old timber with borers taken out. Ad' floor joists were put in. The building was in a be dition than before, but there still a few things to be done, ing the replacement of about a cracked weatherboards. Crs Oates and Pratt moved when the work was completed permit be issued. The motoln carried. Cr Wells drew the attention ...
MRS. KEAST'S GROUP. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
MRS. KEAST'S GROUP. The members of Mrs. Teast's group are reminded of the meeting at the Red Cross Depot on Tuesday, at 4 p.m. There will be someone in attendance all day to receive finished work and to distribute a fresh supply. New members will be welcomed by the committee.
Red Cross Work Group Reports [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
oOo - ed Crossp Reporork ."Goup Reports, Much business was discussed at the. Red Cross, Executive held at the Depot on Wednesday morning. All group leaders gave sliendid reports on the work being done in their rid ings. Mrs Miles (Seaford) handed in a good supply of finished articles from her workers which included three pairs of mittens, five pairs of socks, four scarves, one sleeveless cardigan, one pair kneepads, seven helmets, two flannel shirts, seven pairs of py Jamas. As well as this contribution, Mrs Miles handed in £1/13/6, being the proceeds of a euchre party held at Seaford. There were several ef forts being arranged by Seaford group. Mrs. Devlin friom Tyabb reported that a successful euchre party had been held in the Scout Hall-on No vember 2. Mrs. McLaurin aund Mr. Shaw had donated the prizes- 'and the ladies' committee of the "`Red Cross had supplied the supper. The financial result of this entertainment was £1/15/. The membership of the t Tyabb group was now 5S, showi...