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MRS. KEAST'S GROUP [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
MRS. KEAST'S GROUP As a result of a tennis party ar ranged by Mrs Lane and Mrs Gloury £2/S/ was handed to group funds. Mrs Burnell, of Melbourne road, has made. her lovely garden available for a party on Wednesday, Novem'ber 22, at1: 2.30 p.m. There will' be various games and competitions, and a de lightful afternoon, is anticipated. A charge of 1/ will be made for group funds.
R.S.S.I.L.A. INTERSTATE DELEGATES' VISIT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
R.S.S.L.L.A. -- INTERSTATE DELEGATES' VISIT Interstate delegates of the RI.S.S. I.L.A. visited Frankston on Sunday arid- were entertained at dinner at ?lhe Grand Hotel. The Frankston branch was represented by the president (Mr R. Dundon) and M[rs Dundon. COMIFORTS FUND A series of euchre parties will 'be held at the Soldiers' Hall every sec ond Thursday night to aid the War Service Comforts Fund. Good prizes are offered on these nights, the next of which will take place on Thursday, November 23. Donations to' the fund have been received by the secretary (Mfrs Law rey) from Mrs Allan Taylor, Mirs T. Marshall, Mrs M. Croft, Miss C. Flet cher and aMr P. Veale. Donations o$ caslh or comforts may be left at the Soldiers' I-all. The pub lie is invited to support and co-oper ate with the returned men in this worthy cause. The next meeting of the committee will be held at the Sol diers' II-all on Thursday evening. INo vember 30.
DELEGATES' REPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
DELEGATES' REPORTS On November 6 Mrs Allan Taylor, accompanied by Mrs F. Purnell, at tended a meeting of the Red Cross Society held in the Lower Town I-Iall. Melbourno. Mr McCahn, treasurer, stated that leading citizens and voluntary wort ers on the Central Council received no remuneration. The acting-secre tary of the Victorian Division and the secretary-G ý,eral of the Central Council were salaried officers, toge ther with.the usual office staff. This was necessary in order to secure the full time services of capable and effi cient oflice workers. All other work ers were entirely voluntary. Dr Newman Morris said that Red Cross goods were never for sale, but that salvaged goods had been sold during the last war, and that occa sionally goods had been sold by un scrupulous personls who had not come lonestly by them. Dr Morris said that the Comforts Fund wad to be encouraged, but should in each centre be an entirely separate organisation. The Red Cross Society is really the auxiliary ...
MORDIALLOC v FRANKSTON [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
MORDIALLOC v FRANKSTON Mordialloc,', first i innings.-Thomas 8, Miller 14, Robertson 1, McSweeney 0. Coleman 7, Bethell 9, Smith 1, Fox not out 1, Comport 10; Kohn 6, sun dries 6.--?ine for 63:. Bowling: Rich ards 1/9, Cass 4/23, Johnson 1/12, Lovitt 2/7;'Legge 0/6. Frankston, first'innings.-Legge 32, Cass 21, Prendergast" not out 19, 011 ver 4, Lovitt 8, Richards. 16, Davies 0, Johnson 14, F. Daviesl0, Proctor absent 0, 'Hartley. 0, sundries 6.-To tal, 120." Bowling: McSweeney 0/15, Roberts?in 0/24, Fox 0/4, Comport 2/34, Miller 2/13, Ramsdale" 4/24. Drawn: game;
POSITIONS OF TEAMS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
POSITIONS OF TEAMS' A Men: Highett 8 Ipoints, Ormond 8, Bentleigh I. 8, Parkdale 8, Chelten ham 4, Bentleigh II. 2, Mordialloc 2, Belvedere 0' Mildun 0. Special B .Men: Bentleigh 8, Glen tern '8, Highett' 8, Hillcrest 6, Mor dialloc. 6,-. Chelsea :.2,, Parkdale 0, Thistle 0. SB Men: Menfone 10, Hillcrest 8, Mildun 8, Bentleigh 6, Aspendale 4, Ivern 2, Ormond 2, Glenfern 0. C Men: Aspendale 10, Parkdale 8, Hillcrest 6; Mentone 6, Mordialloc 6, Cheltenham 4,; Genfern 0, Moorabbin 0. A Mixed.: Mordialloc -10,. Chelten ham " 8, Aspendale 6, Parkdale 6, Frankston.4,. Thistle. 4, .Moorabbin 0, Ormond 0.'' " B Mixed: Ivern 8, .Mordialloc 8, Ormond 8, Aspendale 6, Frankston 6, Highett 4, Mentone 4, Chelsea I. 2, Thistle -2, Chelsea II. 0, Moorabbin 0. A Women: Glentern 10, Mordialloc .8, Chelsea 6, Mildun' 6, Bentleigh 4, Hillcrest 2, Mentone 0.' Special B Women: Glenfern 12, Parkdale 8, Mildun 6, Aspendale 4, Bentleigh 3, Mordialloc 2, Thistle 1. B Women: Menfone 11, Glentern 10, Chelsea I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
M ME:NTS: -EDITO'RIAL PAGE- FEATURES STHE STANDARID, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1939 LAZA iTHEATRE FIRIAIINKST l SPhone ?E rinkstonr 407. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NOVEMBER' 17, 18 The screen's most popular comedians, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy in another hilarious domestic problem BL0.KHEADS Suitable for General Exhibition. Warren Williams, Gail Patrick- and iRalph "Morgan :.,in an .intriguing" drama ives ' der Suspicion (NotSuitable for General Exhibition) addition is a ',Donald Duck Color . Cartoon, Polar Trappers; rf Heroes; Hit and Run, a Floyd Gibbons Short and a: Cartoon. TUESDAY., WEDNESDAY;:.NOVEMBER- 21,. 22 Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney in ,. BOYS' :OWN One of the most humain and dramatic stories ,ever- told. A Spectacular and Fascinating Film of Australia. SNATION IS BUILT Both for General Exhibition. Short' Feature, Glimpses of Ancient Egypt and a Pictorial Review .:completes the programme FRIDAY, SATURDAY, -NOVEMBER 24, 25 Lewis 'Stone,' Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland -In another...
TRUCKS COLLIDE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
TRUCKS COLLIDE Two drivers had a remar escape from serious injury on nesday when a motor truck, the verty of tho State Electricity mission, which was driven by Brown, of Franllston, cane into lision in Beach street with a truck and trailer owned by the Grathl Sand So.. and driven by J Gilmore, of Nicholson street, Ft Both vehicles were badly da htut tile drivers esca:pet with tions and bruises.
MARKET REPORTS FRANKSTON MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
,MARKET .REPORTS -o- FRANKSTON MARKET Frankston Market (G. G. 'Austin) retiorts the following prices on Wed nesday Iast: Hen and chicks, 9/; R.I.R. hens, 6/ to 7/9; R.I.R. cocker els, 9/; black' hens, 6/2 to 6/9; black cockerels, 3/8; W.L. cockerels, 2/7 to 5/; W.L. hens, 4/2 to b/5; cross cock erels, 9/;' W.L. chickens, to 1/9 pair; drakes, 6/2 to T/6; Muscovy duck lings, 5/ to 5/6. Fruit, vegetables, etc., sold well.
TYABB CEREMONY [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
TYABB CEREMONY A stirring address was given to the gathering at the Tyabb District Me morial .by Mr A. Davidson. Returned soldiers were prominent among the assemblage. Beautiful floral tributes were placed on the base of the monu ment. The ceremony was typical of others held at the memorials of all other towns in the shire.
ARMISTICE DAY SIMPLE OBSERVANCE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
ARMISTICE DAY .--0-- SIMPLE OBSERVAUNCE. Simple yet impressive ceremonies marked the observance of Armistice Day at local memorials on Saturday. At Frankston the tolling of the fire= bell wasi:the signal for all work to be suspended. The shire president (Cr A. M. Heath), with councillors and officers of the shire and representa tives of the Frankston 'branch R.S.S.I.L.A., Fire Brigade,. Traders' Association,. Australian Natives' Asso ciation, and the Women's Auxiliary of the R.S.S.I.L.A. laid wreaths on the memorial in Bay street. Citizens and traffic paused in Bay street for two minutes while a bugler sounded the Last Post and Reveille. Many wreaths were Iplaced on the memorial by resi dents.
NEW DANCE SERIES [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
NEW DANCE SERIES A new series of Thursday eu 'dances commenced at the If Palais, Frankston. this week, sil w~ell known VWattle Palals orch supplying the ryhtlh. Ol dances will 'be featured its thiss with every fourth dance a mad The price of admission (1/) intl sup.ber, novelties and prize dan
FRANKSTON DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
FRANKSTON DIS HIGH SCHOO s EXAMINATION SExaminatios beg th Certificate on Friday, toh. Proficiency, Intermediate et itests in succession. The pa Certificate has been introd the first time this Year, al issued to Pupils who Pass a .tory test for the third Year SPEECH DAY | The school Speech After be held on 'Wednesday, De | Further particulars will be a later. STAFF LEAVE Lieut. C. J. W'hite (4Gth I left for camp at Seymour eon He will be absent for one m . WELFAIiR LEAGUE The iew omce-bearers of the far -League for 1940 are: Pra Mrs Pentland; secretary, l?rse treasurer, Mrs Jackson. The annual report of t'he (Mrs Pentland) read: The league has had a suc year. We have 39 financial me the average attendance bein Early in August we said farew Miss Brazenor prior to her de from Frankston. The monthl bridge evenings haven heen ?n joyable, and have shown a pro £11 /9/. Trhe sum of £47/1/i realised fromc the annual bazaca I take this opportunity ofth the varilous workers for their s The. u...
HASTINGS R.S.S.I.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
kHASTINGS -o R.S.S.I.L.A. On Sunday last ladies. of the wo men's auxiliary, supported: by hiemn bbrs of the Hastings, sub-branch, en tertained, to afternoon tea comrades from the Caulfleld Military Hospital. The visitors enjoyed the outing, and their stroll to the swimming pool and the pier. Community singing and other items enliveried proceedings. The men .took with; them cakes, fruit and bunches of beautiful roses and flowers to be shared among those not fortunate enough to make the trip. The ladies of the auxiliary and members of the club desire to thank all who helped in any way to make the afternoon so enjoyable for the old comrades of the A.I,F.
PARNHAM'S POULTRY AUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
PARNHAM'S POULTRY AUCTION Wednesday, November 15.-Heavy supplies; quality good, with prices firm throughout. Close on 6000 birds penned. 'Prices: Prime roosters, to 12/4; prime chickens, to 11/7; heavy colored hens, to 10/10; heavy white hens. to 7/10; white stags, to 5/7; colored stags, to 9/4; Muscovy drake lings, to 12/10; ducklings, to 8/7; K.C. drakelings, to 5/6; white cock erels, to 6/4; spatchcocks, 1/8 to 2/10; poussons, 8d to 1/4; duck and 10' ducklings, 23/.; old ducks, to 5/1i; drakes, to 4/ each. Next regular poul try sale, WedneSday, ~November 22,' 2 p.m Ring XU118, XU1182, or private LX8784 any time for carrier. Crates free. Cash after sale, and Thursday mornings, 10 to noon. Cheques ipost ed every Saturday. Chas. J. Parnm ham, auctioneer, Parnham's Poultry Auctions, corner Centre and .Jasper roads, Bentleigh. Established 13 years. .
TURF WILLIAMSTOWN SELECTIONS (By Espy) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
-e WILLIAMSTOWN SELECTIONS. (By Espy) 1.45-OBY HURDLE Coster Lad .. ..... 1 Whernside ........ 2 Nevizes .... .. . .. . 3 2.20-RAWDON STAKES Partoer ....... .. . .. 1 Procyon .. ........ 2 Earl Marshal . .. ... 3 3.0-WILLIAMSTOWN CUP- 'ci L'Aiglon .. . . .. ..... Ortelle's Star .. .. . . 2' Dnvid Spean ........ a 3.30-CUP STEEPLE-- : Musical David ...... . The Mule .... . .. .. 2 Keewong .... . ...... 8 4.10-OZONE HIIGHWEIGHT-- . Creditor .' .. .. .. .... 1 :' LaldyMontague.. .... 2 National.. .. ... . 8 4.45-SEDDON HANDICAP-. - Riviera ..... . . 1 El Reo .. .. .. .. .. . 2 Snow White.. .... . .. 3 •. . · · · . ·· · ·· , : · , . .·.- . [ · ·
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY and SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 and 18. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY and SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 and 18. The two most popular comedians of the day, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, will be seen; in another rol licking story, 2Blockhieads, qn Friday and Saturday.,: This time Stan Im personates the man of the hour, whose most recent exploit has made the front pages of the country's newspapers. Oliver, once his' war pal, hastens to invite the hero' to share him home, but his wife has other ideas. With domestic bicker ings and misinterpreted friendships throwing the pair into hilarious com olications, Laurel- and Hardy muc through in their own inimitable style to a gloriously funny conclusion. With Warreii Williams, Gall Pat rick and Ralph Morgan in the lea d ing roles, Wives Under Suspiciod the second feature, is an interestingi and intriguing romantic drama. It tells of a merciless district attorney who thinks of nothing but getting convictions. However, when he finds himself in the same position as a man he is about to convict, he real...
SOMERVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
SOMERVILLE Anniversary services in connection with the Presbyterlan Church were 15 held on 5th inst. Good congregations 3r assembled for the occasion. The il- preachers were the Rev. D. G .Baillie Sat .the afternoon service, and the Rev. a- F.' Butchers 'in the eveniing: Both de r, livered appropriate and thought-pro e vyoking sermons. The church was de 's corated by Mrs V. Binder. At the xr evening service solos were very finely o rendered by Mrs L. Binder, who sang ST'ell Me the Old,. Old Story, and Mr p. Brown, who sang Calvary. Miss Lilla s Armstrong, A.L.C.M., very capably of . flcitted at the organ. A BRIGHT COMEDY; e In spite of very unfavorable wea tiher conditions, there wam ,a good house to witness the production of the Somerville Dramatic Company's ?laughable comedy, Leave It To' Rose. SThe story dealt with the efforts of a young married woman with a very lively. imagination to impress her maiden aunt and .whW in the process gets herself, her husband and her friends invol...
FIRE BRIGADE ENTERTAINS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
FIRE BRIGADE ENTERTAINS Members of the Frankston Fire Brigade entertained the Mornington and Carrum brigades at a social evening held at the fire station on W?ednesday. Dancing games and com petitions helped to make the evening one of the most successful held by the 'brigade this year. The excellent ladies' committee was responsible for a good deaV of the enjoyment. 'Captain D. II. Petrie welcomed the visiting brigades and other visitors, "and thanked the president of the ladies' committee (Mrs E. Benson) and the secretary (Mrs O.,Beach) for their splendid support over a long oeriod. " Captain E. Bunn (Carrum) and Captain B. Parsons (Mornington) thanked the Frankston brigade for a most enjoyable evening. Results of competitions were as fol low: Song competition. Carrum bri gade; life saver competition, Carrum Brigade; Monte Carlo dance, Fireman R. Symons and Mrs T. Symons; tele gram competition, Fireman M. Davies (Mornington); statue dance, Fireman WV. Hawking and Miss Gallaher.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 17 November 1939
PERSONAL At the University examinations held recently at the Methodist Ladies' Col lege Miss Phyllis Procter was suc cessful in passing third grade musical ureception with honors, and first grade practical with credit. Mrs T. Marshall returned to Frank ston on Thursday after a holiday at WVarburton. Friends of Mrs D. HI. Petrie will learn with regret that she is experi encing a 'period df ill-health. Mrs T. Booth returned to :her home in McKinnon after spending a month in Frankston -vith her Darents. Mr and Mrs A. Gayler.