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"ISRAEL SAVED" [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 November 1939
"ISRAEL SAVEU" On "Wednesday nexti' Novem'ber 29, the Rev. W. T.. Johns will revisit Frankston. His many friends and those interested will have the oppor tunity of hearing him at Oates''Palais, Wells street, in a remarkable address entitled, Israel, Saved, in the Lord. The Rev. Johns has given this ad= dress in many suburban cenitres, and he.is ipresenting it in the .Central Hall; Little Collins street, on Novem ber 30. Do you know: 'W.hy the Spanish Arlmada : failed? ':Why the Geiman Zeppelins failed? Wy, the new secret weapons will fail? .:Mr Johns invites yoti to bring your friends and ask questions. THE Dance announced for Novem her 30, Mt. Eliza Hall, for Red Cross Funds, has been postponed to Decembe" 6..
UNIQUE EXHIBITION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 November 1939
UNIQUE EXHIBITION . A unique collection of Central Euro Iean weaving aid ?embroidery .will be esbibited at the -Toorak College on Saturday and Suilday, December 2, and 3, by Miss U. Teague. Afternoon tea will be served at the Craft Hostel by the ladies' auxiliary of the Ortho l, edic Hospital. Further particulars are advertised in this issue.
CURRENT TOPICS FESTOONING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 November 1939
-----o ---- FESTOONING Festooning will be erected at Sea ford during the holiday season as has been done in previous years. CRICKET CLUB The Frankston Cricket £lub has been granted the use of the Seaford recreation ground for play when the Cranbourne road reserve is otherwise cngo ged. DOG OWNERS: The Wilga Travel. ling Dog Shop will be in. Frank ston for one week from November 27. Stripping, shampooing, worm ing,. etc. at your home. All dog Requisites. Make appointments through M?t. Eliza Store. Ring nod. Leave name, address, phone num ber.
MARKET REPORTS FRANKSTON MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 November 1939
MARKET KEPORTS S -0-o- FRANKSTON MARKET Frankston Market (Geo. Austin) ports further sale on Wednesday Poultry prices wer eas follow:-H and chicks, 10/; cross cockerels, I to 6/3: white cockerels, 1/8 to I white hens, 5/6; black cockerels, I to 5/; 'blackl hens, 6/10 to 7/3; ed hens. 5/6; R.I.R. cockerels, 5/6 9/6; Game cross cockerels, 4/6 6/1: " ducklings, 2/1 to 3/9. F vegetables, etc., sold fairly well WAR. SERVICE COMFORTS FUNI A very `successful euchre party held iri the club rooms in aid of WVar Service Comforts Fund. MuI useful work is now in hand, such, knitting, etc. .A number of pairs socks and reading matter have be forwvaded to headquarters and grt fully' received. There is much sko for more ..helpers, and an invitattio extended to all those who would to6 heln to join up and work for soldiers, - sailors and air force0us There it a great deal wante, your help is solicited. The commit would like to thank all those have made donations to date.
REVUE AND DANCING DISPLAY [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 November 1939
REVUE AND DANCING DISPLAY. stn excellent programme has.'been atlrai?ged to be presented at the Me c11a:,nr? Hall Frankston, on Tuesday nlext by the puPils of Miss Vesper. Local children will 'be featured in mnany musical ''numbers, ballets, chorus songs, and scenes. Miss Ves Per's prize-winning troupe (Austral College), who -were successful .at imany competitions, including South street, Ballarat, and All-Victoria,, will r'eeat their first prize numbers. Ow iag to the length of the'-rogramme the orrBienng number will commence at S p.m. sharp.. Tickets may be obtain e,? from Pupils. Prices of admission 'are n.dvertised in this issue..
GARDEN FETE At "Mulberry Hill" [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 November 1939
GARDEN FETE At "Mulberry Hill'" A most successful garden party held .on November 16 by Mrs Lindsay at her beautiful 'home, berry. Hil," Baxter. The pro which amounted to approximately was 'in aid of the Baxter Mo Club. There was a large atten visitors coming from Franis Somerville and Langwarrin. A stocked gift stall was attended to Mrs Sundstrom. Two compel were held for the school childr best arranged bunch of flowers girls, and best mniniature garden boys. The ;prizes were awarded Beryl Scott (seniors) and Doris ? (Juniors). Betty Hall and Do Hawkin were awarded conson prizes. The boys' awards went Bobby Scott (seniors) and Tony gelston (juniors). The ice cream soft drinks Were in charge of children, .who also had a gift and guessing competition. The pe dip was attended to by Miss Do Sundstrom. During the afternoo )peanut hunt was conducted by Lindsay in the courtyard, and a much amusement. Afternoon tea served in the studio, where the sident of the Mothers' Club prese M'rs. Lind...
HAPPINESS HOUSE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 November 1939
HAPPINESS HOUSE The club held the first of the series of. dances at the Wattle Palais on MondaY last. There was a large at= tendance, and appreciation was ex Pressed for the cool and spacious hall. A good orchestra of five players pro Vided old-time and modern dance Itlusic. All future dances will 'be held in the Wattle Palals, and proceeds \\ill be forwarded to the Frankston 1-ospital and the local branch of the lied Cross. 50/50 DANCE, Mechanics' Hall, Sat urdaY night. Novelties, competi tions, supper. Aid of Red Cross funds.
The Second A.I.F. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 November 1939
The Second A.I.F. oOo ' Men of the Second A.I.F. are now iii military camps in different parts of the Commonwealth. In six months they will be fully trained soldiers, and should the need arise may in battle add lustre to an illus trious name. Physically they are, superb, and mentally they are of the type to master quickly the technique of the new mechanical warfare. Since 1918 war has become more and more a matter of machines and technicalities, and individual skill-at-arms is not the deciding factor it once was. These. men of the Second A.I.F. have everything necessary to develop into a force as effective as, or more than, Monash's men in France in the Great War.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 November 1939
YM ME N TS S EDITORIAL PAGE- FEA T J R A THEATRE FRA Phone Frankston 407. FRIDAY and SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24 and 25 stone, Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland in another fine wisStoe, Story of Judge Hardy's Family. LOVE FINDS ANDY HARDY Suitable for General Exhibition. A thrilling story of sabotage in the air. TRAPPED IN THE SKY. Jeaturng jack Holt, Katherine De:Mille and Ralph Morgan (Not Suitable for General Exhibition.) addition, Glimpses of New Brunswick, Modelling for Money and Color. Cruise, Jungle Glimpses. TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 and 29 The Bengal Lancers in another gallant adventure. STORM OVER BENGAL ring Patric Knowles, Richard Cromwell and Rochelle Hudson (Not suitable for general exhibition) something enitirely, different- in :screen entertainment"with S Ralph Reader; Gino Malo'1 and the Boy Scouts THE, GANG SHOW Suitable for General Exhibition hree. Short Items: Sportlight, Projection Room and Raising Canines, completes the programme. FRIDAY and SATURDAY, DECEMBER ...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 November 1939
PERSONAL --.- .? Members of the staff of the Frank stoni post office and friends attended an informal evening at the home of Mr and Mrs Denis Donovan, Birdwood street, on Wednesday on the occasion of: the coming-of-age of Miss . Ronda Briggs, of Trafalgar, who is a tele phonist at the Frankston exchange. Mr Claude Rymer, who has'been an inmate of the Caulfield Military Hos pital for some weeks, returned to his home, "Green Nut," Mt. Eliza, this week. Mrs E. Brownhilli returned with her sister, Mrs' T. Marshall, to Frankston on Thursday after'!spending a plea sant- holiday at Warburton. Mr Roy Webster is recovering from a- severe illness, at the home of his parents, Mr: and Mrs T. Webster, Park street, "Frankston. . .Mr D. E. Charlwood is spending' a holiday. at. his. parents' home,; Sheri, dan avenue, Frankston. . 0 Mr and 'Mrs R. T: Crosthwaite have returned 'to" Frankston from London, al where Mr Crosthwaite:has been con tinuingi tudies in art. Last year hi n- was' awarded a 'Carn...
Let's write a Letter THE CHIEF SECRETARY, Treasury Buildings, C.2. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 24 November 1939
Let's Write a Letter oOo THE CHIEF SECRETARY, Treasury Buildings, C.2. Dear Sir,-Victoria's licensing laws nearly always .come in for criticism from distinguished overseas visitors. Their humor is based on our 6 o'clock closing regulation, which has developed in this State the tastest race of drinKers in the Southern Hemisphere. -Our licensing laws .are badly in need of a thorough overhauling by competent men. The disasters of' Prohibition in U.S.M. will neven be permitted in this fair country, but a more sensible Act of Parliament relating to the drink tratnic is long overdue. In the first place, 'we always understood that a hotel was expected to supply meals to travellers, even if those travellers be only on the move in the suburbs, but apparently it does not. .We always had the impression that a licensee was guilty of an offence if he served an intoxicated customer, but apparently he is not. Until recently we imagined that A clause in the bill which provided for a traveller obtai...
SOMERVILLE GUIDES' LOCAL ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
SOMERVILLE GUIDES' LOCAL ASSOCIAT'ION" At the annual meeting of the Girl Guides' Local Assobiation the follo'v ing officers were elected: President, Mrs J. Shelton; vice-president, Mrs. R. Daes and Mrs A. Cunimins; secre tary and treasurer,. Mrs P. Moore; assistant secretary,. Mrs S. Clark. HAIL. DAMAGE. A 'hail storm which passed over part of the\district on Tuesday, left its' mark on fruit In the orchards in its path. Large quantities of stone fruit were .shaken from the trees by the high winds.
TOBACCONIST ROBBER GOODS RECOVERED AFTER [?] MELBOURNE RAID. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
TOBACCONIST ROBBE -0--0 GOODS RECOVERED AFTER MELBOURNE RAID. A. portion of the stock stolen Frankston a fortnight ago when tobacconist premises owned by J. Houlihan, in Bay street, was b en into, ,was recovered on Tue when detectives. raided a house Morris street, South Melbourne. men were arrested and missing p perty valued at £1500 was recove 'the result df thefts in the city suburbs.. Yesterday, Mr Heul was able to identify as his prep much. of the stock that had stolen, although a quantity o found to be. missing. Electric d pers'valued at £15, and shaving plements, the property of Mr Thomas, who is the manager of Bay street; shop, has not yet b recovered. ,. . .
SOUTH LYNDHURST [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
SOUTH LYNDHURST The :South. Lyndhurst. State School committee held a - most enjoyable euchre 1party and dance last ?day night to raise funds to provide *a Christmas treat for the children. The euchre prize for ladies was divided by Mrs Martin and. Mrs C. McDon aid, while the gent.'s was won by Mr .' Martin.. The Monte. Carlo .was won by Mr C. McDonald and Mrs. F. Gray, ..while Mr R." Scarborough won a, competition conducted during the' evening. . At. the conclusion .Mr .V Fincher (president) moved, a oi' te of thanks .to Mrs Martin ::who had pro,4ded the: musi' for. all the :enter aninments held dur!ing the year, also all the other helper ?:who"had helped to make the' evenings- a:, success. It was seconded 'b?y Mr': (?S haun, the secretary,, and, carried.,with' tecclama tion.
THREE MONTHS FOR GUEST HOUSE THEFT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
THREE MONTHS FOR GUEST HOUSE THEFT Last month a young man who said he was an officer on leave from the Singapore. Naval Base spent several days at a Frankston guest:house. , He. left suddenly, taking with him as much of a fel low guest's clothini as he- could pack into his suit case. He also overlooked the fact that he had not paid his board and lodging. A sequel to this incidenit was heard at the' Frankston Court on Friday, when Harold. Thomas Quirk; textile worker, was charged with having stolen .on October '17 from Frankston House clothing valued at £10, the Droperty of David Logan, of Belgrave, an electrician emnployed by the State Electricity Commission. Logan told the court that he was boarding r1t Frankston House while accused was there. When he returned' to his room on the evening of Octo ber 17. he .found certain articles' of clothes missing. The clothes produced in court were his proBerty. Detective Jackson, of Malvern, said that he arrested Quirk at Belgrave on November 2...
Annual Scotch Fair Opened by Lady Murdoch [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
Annual Scotch Fair ----- oOo Opened by Lady Murdoch , Unfavorable weather did not materially effect the annual Scotch fair held in the Mechanics' Hall yesterday. The fair was opened at 3 p.m. by Lady Murdoch, and well stocked stalls did a brisk busi ness Proceeds are expected to ex ceed £100. Rev. Butchers, in an introductory speech, expressed much satisfaction at the large number present despite the unseasonable weather. Lady Murdoch, looking most attractive' in a green and brown checked sports coat over a plain brown' skirt, with a matching, felt hat, very charmingly opened the fair.. She said that it gave her great pleasure to think that :the ladies had again asked her tb perform the opening ceremony. In congratulating the stall holders on the splendid display, which she said, looked equally as good as it did three years ago when conditions were much better. She stressed the need for teverybody to remember that home charities and, churches were still in need of support and the wo...
CYCLING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
CYCLING Frankston Amateurs held a 5-mile handicap in Dandenong road. 'R-` suits: F. Freeman (scr.) .... 1. D. Dunk (scr.) ... ... . 2. R. Treasure '(scr.) ... .... 3. Fastest: F. Freeman. (scr.). Fast est: unplaced, L. Taylor .(1 min.) A presentation night was held on Tuesdady, 25th November in Willard Hall. Trophies were presented by Mr. C. Gray.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
PERSONAL The many fiiends, of Mr.: Charles Bailey, who has. been an: inmate of the Fairfield Hospital for the past four months, will, be1 pleased. to learn that' he is 'makingl satisfactory pro gress. ::Charlie `was '. an ouitstanding: rider in- the FrankstonL Amatehur. Cy cle Club;, and' has :won many chanm pionshilps Mr. T Coulter, whio has been an inmate of the Alfre'd Hospital :`:for some time, returned to :his home, Osborne House,: last Saturday.:
FOOTBALL HASTINGS CLUB WIND-UP BALL AND DINNER [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
FOOTBALL -0 HASTINGS CLUB WIND-UP- BALL AND DINNER On November 16" the officials anc players of the club were, the guest a of the ladies' committee to a dinnel 'In the Hastings Hall. Over 80 invita tions were, issued, but unfortunately owing to the early hour, many of tht players were unable to be present However, the ladies' committee left no stone unturned. in its efforts to make the dinner a success. The ladies are to be congratulated ,or their effort, which was a fitting ter mination to the season. A very pleas ing innovation to this function was the presence of Mr GlourY, president of the league, and Mrs Gloury; Cr Miles, secretary of the league, and Mrs Miles; Cr L. Devlin and Mrs Dev lin, Mr Jouning, president of the club, and Mrs Jouning. After all had partaken of the good things provided the president (Mr ,Iouning) proceeded vwith the toasts honored. The first, The King, pro: posed by Mr Jouning and honored in the usual way; the League, proposed by Cr Devlin, responded to b...
GALA CONCERT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
GALA CONCERT A grand gala concert will be given at Smith's Hall, Langwarrin, in aid of the .A.1F. Comforts Fund on Thursday, December 14. In connec tion with this entertainment an energetic committee has been formed with Mrs. R. A. Calder as president, and Mrs. E. Smith as secretary..The programme is being arranged by and is under the direction of Mr Leo. Collins, L.R.S.M., Lond. A very'fine programme is being prepared, which will include choral, instrumental and vocal items, together with spectacu lar scenas and humorous sketches. Visiting artists will include Messrs. E. Riley, L. Macey, C. McKenna and among the local artists will be Mes dames Appleton, Smith, Rodda, Thornton, Bellingham, the Misses Jean Marshall, Ruby Smith, Thelma Appleton, Gwen Calder, Joan Han son, Joan Cochrane, I. Bellingham, R. McDonald, M. Thornton, Messrs. I.- Thornto, T. Renshaw, `D. Addley, . Smith, J. Calder, A. Wastell, Reg. Hough, C. Oates, Masters D. Calder, B.. Allchin and K. Matthews. Mrs R. A. Cal...