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BRIDGE PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
SBRIDGE PARTY. A delightful afternon is anticipated card afternoon will be held at the on November 17, when a bridge and Fernery, through the kindness of. Mrs. Williams. Bridge and card enthusiasts are in vited to avail themselves of an.after noon's enjoyment' and at the same time, assist the work of the Red Cross. For those who do not wish to splay cards, other amusements have been arranged. The tickets are priced at -3/', which will include afternoon tea. Mr. Purnell has kindly offered to provide an, orchestra for the enter tainment of the guests.
DANCE AND CARD PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
dANCE AND CARD PARTY. A dance and card :party was held at the Mt:' Eliza 'Hall on Thursday, 26th October, organised by Mrs. Gavin Duffy, of the Mt. Eliza section of-the Red Cross. A most enjoyable evening brought in £8/16/6 for the group. The com mittee wishes to thank Mr. Rush for his, untiring .efforts, which went Fio far to make the entertainment such a success. Also Messrs. Tomasetti and Hall for the running of a bus to and from the hall free of charge, and Mr. Jack Billingsley, for generously handing back part of his fee as a donation." It is hoped that all those who en joyed the evening will attend the. dance and card party which has been arranged for Thursday, 30th November, when the militia will be present.
WATTLE PALAIS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
WATTLE PALAIS Dancers are advised that tomorrow night tickets, issued on October 21, become eligible for entry to the' gigantic Christmas box now on view on the orchestra dais at the Palais. The free hampers will go to those who keep their entry tickets up-to-date. Mr. Harry Robinson and Miss &nbsp; Iris Prewitt were popularly acclaimed the winners of the Maxina competition, &nbsp; and they were the recipients &nbsp; of two handsome cups, presented by Mrs Nolan. A novel competition, &nbsp; Jitterbug dancing, will be the next Palais highlight. This will call for originality more than for dancing skill, and will undoubtedly disclose some extraordinary antics.
JUVENILE BALL CHILDREN MAKE MERRY [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 10 November 1939
CHILDREN MAKE MERRY Last. Monday night was a night of nights for the children who attended f Th ball arranged forttheir ;beneflt to raise funds for the Frankston Com munily Hospital. At 8 o'clock the Wattle Palais was invaded by a large army of weird and wonderful folk, mostly from storybook land, although there were several very original fel lows who inspired awe aid wonder amon?st some of the more timid. But as they became more accustomed to their assumed characters they inter mingled very happily when a ghostly looking skeleton could be seen; danc ing with a sweet Bo-Peep, and every thing was just al merry as merry could be. Guests were received by the prens dent (Mrs J. L. Pratt), assisted by the vice-presidents (Mesdames Roger son, S. Plowman, P. Hocking, L. Nicholas, E. K. McComb and J.. I. Baker), the hon. secretary (Mrs P." Montague), the assistant hon. secre tary (Mrs G Keast), and. the' lhon; treasurer (Mrs J. F. Nolan)~.: The competitions were judged by Mesdames A. M. Hea...
HOLIDAY FESTOONING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
HOLIDAY FESTOONING Work on the erection of festooning and illuminations for the streets of Frankston as in rprevious years will be commenced shortly. FRANKSTON PARK To ensure adequate water supply at the Frankston Park a new two.inch main will be installed. COMBINED HOSPITALS' BALL 'ro aid the Frankston Community Hospital and the Children's Orthopae dic Hospital (Frankston), a ball will he held in the Grand Hotel, Frank ston, on Thursday, November 23. The conveners are Mesdames T. Wallace Fitchell, J. L. Pratt, Edmund. Collins nid J. Oswald Watt. The hon. Recre tiry is Miss Jean Wallace Mitchell, from whom tickets are available. Tickets may also be had from mem bers of the auxiliaries of both hos vitals.
"CURRUP CURRUP" FOR SALE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
"CURRUP CURRUP" FOR SALE "Currup Currup," the well-known estate of the late Miss A. M. Baxter, situated at Hastings road, Baxter, will be offered for sale. at 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, at Austin's Buildings, Bay street. The 'state, which comprises nearly 328 acres, was the original home of the late Captain" Baxter, and will be offered first as a whole, and if not sold, it will then be 'offered in three lots. Full particulars' and inspection may be had from Mr G. G. Austin, auc tioneer and-? sworn valuator, Bay street, Frankston.' The. property is offered for- sale under . instructions from the Trustees and Executors Agency, Collins street, Melbourne.
EYE COMFORT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
EYE COMFORT If you suffer from headaches or blurred vision, don't hesitate to con sult, E. H. Bergmann. M.V.O.A., quail fled eyesight specialist, on Saturday, November 25, at Sanders' pharmacy, opposite Frankston station, from 2.15 p.m. Expert. sight testing and advice is without charge, and glasses, if necessary, are at a very moderate price. Phone Frankston 138 for ap pointments. If you desire attention in your own home, anywhere, at any time. write direct to Mr Bergmann, specialist, Hampton, or iphone XW2427. No extra charge is' made for these visits.
IMPORTANT AUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
IMPORTANT AUCTION By advertisement in this issue the auction of a six-roomed weatherboard dwelling equipped with all conveni ences and fully furnished, is an nounced for Saturday, November 25, at 3 p.m. on the property. The house is centrally situated in Dandenong road; near Beach street, and is thus close to the railway station and shop ping centres, and only a few minutes from the beach. The sale will be held under instructions from the executors of the late William D. Russell. Full particulars and inspection may be had from G. G. Austin, Bay street, Frank ston.
PEACE AND PROSPERITY [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
PEACE AND PROSPERITY Are we to have peace and prosper ity for a thousand years? The well known radio evangelist of 3MA, Mr C. J. Boulting, will answer this ques tion at the Mechanics' Hall on Sun day, November 19, at 7.45 p.m. On the following Sunday evening at the same time Mr Boulting's subject will be, Where Are Our Departed Loved Ones? Can they talk to us or" im press us in this life? Community singing and choruses will be a popu lar feature of both evenings.
BRAWL FOLLOWS DANCE CROWD OF 200 DISPERSED POLICE MAKE ARRESTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
BRAWL FOLLOWS DANCE CROWD OF 200. DISPERSED POLICE MAKE ARRESTS Timely intervention by local Ijolice prevented an ugly situation which developed outside the Wattle Palals' dance hall in Wells street early on Sunday. morning, following the -Sat urday night dance. The arrival ?if the police dispersed a crowd of 2Qd people with which trainees from militia camps had mingled. Several arrests were made by the police. The sequel to the incident .waq heard at Frankston court on ,Tues= day, when Arthur Marks, butcher, of Pt. Nepean road, Edithvale, and Leo HI-artley, baker, of Raglan street, South Melbourne, were each chaig ed with having behaved in an offen sive manner in a public place at P'rankston. Both pleaded guilty. Senior-constable Nicholas, who prosecuted, said the cases were the outcome of .an ugly situation that followed the Saturday night dance in .Wells street. Senior-Constable G. J. Thorburn, in evidence, said that the police were called to quell a disturbance in which 200 peop...
FREE PICTURE NIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
FREE' PICTURE NIGHT Car and truck owners and all those who are interested are invited to at tend a picture on Monday, November 20, at Olsen's garage, Melbourne road, at S p.m. This particular series of talkie films is the best show of. its kind to be offered in Australia by General Motors. The pictures will in clude. among others, Game Fishing and the New York World Fair. Seats may be booked by ringing Frankston 101. The progranime will be screened on Monday afternoon .to students of the Frankston ITigh School. and' State School. Prizes will be offered for the best essays written on this interesting and educational programme.
KEEP FRANKSTON DECENT JUSTICE'S COMMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
KEEP FRANKSTON DECENT JUSTICE'S COMMENT. "We are tryihg to keep Frankston decent," said MIr. Gray. J.P.. at the Flrankston court on Tuesday, when imposing a penalty on Edward Al bert Weiss, bootelicker, of Gore street, Fitzroy, who was charged with using indecent Innguage and behav ing in an offensive manner in Bfay street on Sunday, November 12. Continuing. Mr. Gray said that visi tors came to Frankston for the week end and thought they could act as they liked. If the defendant want ed to use the language lie was charged with he should go into the bush and not Frankston's main street. Even thein his language wonld be an insult to the native animnals. First-Constable ' Brittain snid in evidence that Weiss 'was walking down Bay street at 3 p.m. on Sunday, arm-in-arm with another man. They were staggering about the footpath and jostling passers-by. They at tempted to enter' a hotel but were prevented from doing so by the licensee, who was then abused by Reiss. Weiss was convicted and ...
NEW TENNIS COURTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
NEW TENNIS COURTS The Frankston Foreshore Commit tee proposes to construct five all-wea ther tennis courts on the foreshore near the bowling green. The work is expected to commence immediately. STREET VANDALISM Reward Offered. In an effort to curb the activities of vandals who have been damaging pro perty at Frankston, Mr G. G. Austinn, auctioneer, of Bay street, announces by' advertisement in this issue that he will give a reward of £5 for infor mation leading to the conviction of those responsible for the damage to auction or notice boards, one of which ?'s torn down from Bay street dur ing a recent' week-end fracas.
UNSEEMLY CONDUCT TRADERS OUTSPOKEN [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
UNSEEMLY CONDUCT TRADERS OUTSPOKEN -.Members of the Frankston Trad ers' Associatidn were outspoken at their quarterly meeting, held on Tuesday night, in criticising the be havior of week-end visitors. It was stated that Franklton would deteriorate very much if the un seemly conduct which at preset takes place in the streets on Sun days was allowed to continue. [ The secr6tary (Mr L. Swift) was :instructed to write to- the council .protesting about the parking of pic nic vans in Frankston on .Sundays. ANNUAL. PICNIC. It was arranged to hold the annual picnic to Cowes on Thursday, Febr unary 8, 1940. The association will ask the council to proclaim a public holiday on this day. In suite of the war it is felt that the shopkeepers adnd residents will take advantage of this day out. The secretary was empowered to carry out all nego tiations regarding the picnic. DOG NUISANCE. Members said that although they had drawn the attention of the council to the presence of wander ing dogs in the ...
RED CROSS MRS. ALLAN TAYLOR'S GROUP [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
RED CROSS -0 MRS. ALLAN TAYLOR'S GROUP Members of the Red Cross and their friends are reminded of Mrs Jacobs' garden fair which is being held at:-he? home in. Pavey_street on Saturday, Novemnber 18, at 2:30 p.m. Bring a gift and buy a gift for the pantry. Games and novelties. After noon tea Gd. All who are interested in the rais ing of funds for the Red Cross should patronise the dance to 'be held in the Mechanics' Hall on Saturday, Novem her 25, as the net profits of this function will be donated to the Red Cross through Mrs Allan Taylor's groi p. MRS. McCOMB'S GROUP A meeting of group members will be held at the rooms on Monday next at 3 p.m. All members are requested to attend. Part of the proceeds of a dance (£2/16/55) has been handed in to the treasurer, also :£4/11/6 pro ceeds of the picture night.