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R.S.S.I.L.A. OLD TIME DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
R.S.S.I.L.A. OLD TIME DANCE The old time dance at the Soldiers' Hall on Saturday night was again well-attended. During the interval, the. president of the club (Mr Dun don) .presented Miss C. Shoot with a large birthday cake bearing 20 can dles on the occasion of her 20th birth day, and the assembly sang For she's a jolly good fellow. The Monte Car lo dance was won by Mr .B. Bates and Miss Binks. Next Saturday evening 'one of the highlights of the dance will be an exhibition of the "Leta," given by a visiting couple.
THE TURF PARS ABOUT DOWN-THE-LINE MEN AND HORSES [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
THE TURF PARS ABOUT DOWN-THE-LINE MEN AND HORSES (By The Meteor) One of the features of the spring racing .arnival has been the success of not-so-well-off down-the-line train ers in Cup events. Harry Bamber, of course, topped the list with the Caulfleld and:Mel bourne Cups. Ted Temby, popular Epsom mentor, collected the Werribee trophy per agency of Sir Grey, while Mentone men in Frank Manning and Bill Hgwlck led in the wi ners of the Woodend and Bendigo CuDs, respect ively, namely, Ronwin and Belle Buoy. The last-named is engaged -in the Ballarat Cup next week, but according to his genial owner, Albert Hughes, best described as Mentoneo's personal ity barber, he will not be a runner. Albert has a high opinion of Belle Buoy-and rightly so-and he intends to reserve the Windbag horse for the richer stakes to be won at the round I of metropolitan Christmas meetings. The Bagot 'Handicap at Flemington' on New Year's Day will be his chief: mission- -- - - - i Frank Manning will, probably ...
MECHANICS' HALL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
MECHANICS' HALL The Saturday night dance at the Mechanics' Hall proved one of the happiest and most enjoyable even ings since the inception of the series. Winners of competition dances were: Modern waltz, Mr C. Wilson and Miss I. Wilson, Mr B. Evans and Miss P. Harper, Mr Harkness and Miss Beaumont, Mr C. Thornell and Miss B.: Prewitt. The Monte Carlo was won by. Mr S. Hawken and Miss Mc Millen and the lucky partner dance by Mr A. Hill and Miss D. Brown. Proceeds from next Saturday's dance will aid a distressed Frankston fam ily, and the committee desires an es pecially large attendance.
DANCING WATTLE PALAIS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
DANCING WATTLE PALAIS The attendance passed the' 500 mark when dancers from Caulfleld, Murrumbeena, Oakleigh, Richmond and other suburbs as well as Penin-l sula folk attended the gala night at the Palais last Saturday, and so popular is the newly constructed or chestra of 5 players becoming that metropolitan dance resorts are los ing their patrons. Ted Colar's duet with Les Heniessey, The Beer Bar rel Polka, was very popular and many old time melodies were played in swing time and found favor amongst the older folk as well as the younger. ones. The coolness and space will be much appreciated when the hot weather arrives and the Pal ais can accommodate 1000 people.
M.U.I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
M.U.l..O.F. The election of offiders for the en suing six months took place last lodge light, .16th November, and re suited in the following members be ing elected:-N.G., Bro W. Dalgleish; V.G., Bro. A. Brown; elec. secretary, Bro.. W. Thompson; warden, Bro. II. Hind; guardian, Bro. Sexton. Those officersi were. duly installed on 30th November by District Officers, when Sister. A. Brown (the first lady mem ber to lPass through -the chairs, of the lodge) was presented ivith a P.G's. emblem in recognition of' ser vices rendered= to the lodge. The' dance .held by the .lodge 'at Mornington Mechanics Hall every Tuesday, continues ;to" be very suc cessful and the ?bus. which' leaves Wheeler's " corner ,was .not able- to transport all those ,desiring to make the trip last week. New members continue to join and many more are expected on quarter night. pREilIMINARY. annouficement,, .Frinkston .Traders' =Association 'an ?itial 'picnic to Cowes, Thursday, SFebruary 8. Adults 5/6, ,Children; 2/...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
Miarshall's Drapery Store ay Street, Frankston Announce New Delivery of "BLACK LANCE" SWIM SUITS All Sizes, and SMART SUMMER FROCKS, S to XOS from 9/11 each. pecial Ladies Fully Fashioned Hosiery from 3/11 to 7/11 pair Pillows from 2/11 Single Bedding from 23/6 ingle and Double Sheets and Blankets All at Old Price. MAKE A LAY-BY The Price is Light The MEAT is right; To eat it is a real delight. I Buy here each day, Yes! it will pay For we have .an honest "deigh" I Robinson ( Marks I BUTCHERS, BAY ST., FRANKSTON. Tel. 214. I = Salad owls and Fruit Dishes re ust some of the dozens of fine ticles in Cut Crystal which we are howing. all and see our display. . W. McDonaldcl 576 BAY ST., FRANKSTON. Phone 241. J. SWAIN & SONS NUMENTAL AND GENERAL MASONS Latrobe and Exhibition Streeta, MELBOURNE tments. Headstones and- General airs Effected. Marble and Woedes ltlepieces. Etc. Designs on - applh tlon. Estimates Submitted Free TRY FRANKSTON ELECTRIC SERVICE for Your PORTABLE' RADIO. P...
Red Lights Menace Councillors Protest May Take Action [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
Red Lights _Menace oOo Councillors' Protest May Take Action The number of red lights used dfor night advertising was becom Ing an Increasing menace to motorists, Said Cr. Montague, at the last meeting' of the Public Works Com lttee of the council. Redl' was. universally ,recognised as, a danger signal, but red Neon and electric lights' were being used so extensively that the most careful motorist was likely to?-?e confused, said Cr. Montague. Cr Heath:- 'You have my sympathy, but you .will find they are: used all over the world. Cr. Montague: I am sure I am voicing the opinion of hundreds of motorists. He moved that the sec retary inquire into the matter to see if any action could be taken 'by the council to minimise the use of red signs at night. Cr. Devlin seconded the motion. =-LACK 'JUDGEMENT>-_ Motorists may be alright on the down Journey from Mel bourne. he remarked, but on the return journey he doubted if 'many were capable of judging anything. Unless a town had plenty of ...
HOUSEWIVES — FRANKSTON BRANCH [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
(HOUSEWIVES - ,FRANKSTON BRANCH'. Offcers elected at. the annual meeting of the Frankston Branch of the Housewives' Association were: President,. Mrs F. Whittaker; vice presidents, Mesdames Craig and Whyte; secretary, Mrs A. Peebles; treasurer, Miss A. McComb. The guest of honor at the meeting was Mrs Gordon of Portsea.
ORGAN DEDICATION NEXT TUESDAY EVENING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
ORGAN DEDICATION NEXT TUESDAY EVENING " One of the. most important events in recent activities of Frankston and district Presbyteri ans will be the dedication next Tuesday evening ,of the electric pipe organ installed at the church. The organ was originally at Man vung, the home of Dr J. F. Mackeddle, and was given by him to the church when he left Frankston. The instal lation of. the :fine instr:ument is re garded. as an important., milestone in Presbyterian annals. The preacher at Tuesday evening's dedicatory ser vice will be the Rev. J. Golder Burns, M.A., of Scots Church, and a recifal will be given by Mr Herbert Davis, of Scots Church. Special anthems will be rendered by the choir. Special services -will .also take place on. the following Sunday (December 10), when the Right. Rev. J. R. . Fiddian, M.Sc., will take. the morning service and the Rev; John Alexander the evening service. At .7 p.m. Mr W. Laught will give a recital.
PARNHAM'S POULTRY AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
PARNHAAM'S POULTRY AUCTION. Wednesday, "November 29.-Yard again` packed to overflowing. Prices for ' ducklings, drakelings and " prime roosters were higher, whilst' prices for hens of all classes; eased 1/ to 2/ pair. ,The market is glutted with ,white cockerels, and. it is recommend ed ,that breeders who are able .to do so hold their- white .cockerels, until .they are about 31bs. weight. The sale on December 27, between Christmas and New Year holidays, should be a good one for big white cockerels. Buyers' are now concentrating on table poultry, and -have neither the time nor the employees to handle the small birds. Prices: Prime Muscovy drakelings, to 16/3. pair; prime duck. lings to 11/; prime roosters, to 14/3; prime' chickens, 7/4 to 11/10, accord ing to size; heavy colored hens, 8/10. 9/10, 10/10 to 11/1; heavy white hens. 5/ to 6/4; white cockerels, good, 4/4 to=5/6; smaller white cockerels, 1/7 to ,3/7; white chicks, 6d to 1/ pair: 'baby ducklings, about 70, realised 11/ each...
COMFORTS FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
COMFORTS FUND. The Comforts Fund committee held a very successful darice in. the Mem orial Hall on Monday night. Excel lent music and a good floor kept the dancers in high spirits until midnight. The ladies provided a sumptuous supper, for which i they would like to thank all those whoi made" this: p-os sible and also the returned soldiers for'their: donation' of 15/-. Mrs `taw rey hrs s" already taken 44' pairs' of socks -to ;Anzac House;:, where" she: was congratulated _by ,the president on !the good sworkmanslhip in them. Another s parcel, o?:of reading:?' matter, bathing costumes' and',haridkerchiefs was ...donate'd .by :'Mrs' Magnu's '. and Mrs. Taylor.;,
MOORABBIN POULTRY SALES [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
MOORABBIN POULTRY .SALES November r27.-Heavy supplies for ward. Quality, good throughout. Prime roosters, 9/6,'10/7 to 12/6; me dium, 6/, 7/3, to 8/6; young cockerels, 4/, 5/2, 6/ to 8/6; stags, 3/6, 4/5, 5/6, to 7/6; heavy colored hens, 8/, 9/5 to 11/3; white liens, 2/, 4/7 to 6/6; Mus covy drakelings, 7/, 8/4, 11/ to 13/; Muscovy ducklings, 5/6, 6/2, 7/3 to 9/. Usual weekly. sale, Monday, De vem'ber 4, at. 2 p.m. Crates free. Prompt returns. Moderate, cartage rates. G. H. Alford and Son, iproprie tors (C?elt." 239); Wally Schulz, auc tioneer (Chelt. 505). .
BACK TO THE HORSE LOCAL PIE-MAKERS INDIGNANT. AT ALLEGATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
BACK TO THE HORSE LOCAL PIE-MAKERS INDIGNANT. AT ALLEGATIONS, Reported allegations to offi cers of the Health: Department that' horse. flesh had been sold as beef, in city butchers' shops, and that horse flesh had been used in pies and sausages, notably in •the ,Frankston district, were in dignantly denied here, yesterday. Mr. A. C. 'Rooke, proprietor of Woodley's Bakery, who supplies pies to many Frankston retailers, said that the charges were false. Mr H. H. Lloyd, manager of Lloyd and Sons Pty. Ltd. also stated that all meat used in his firm's bacon curing and small goods manufacturing was killed under Government supervision,: and could not possibly apply here. Later, officials of the meat trade said they understood .that' horsemeat was marketed, they believed, only from an inner. Melbourne suburb. The State Government has decided to introduce legislation to prohibit the sale of meat from horse for human consumption. We are of the opinion that the alle gations regarding Frankston...
LANGWARRIN COMFORTS FUND [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
LANcW A PR -0--- COMFORTS FUND' The Comforts Fund members hel a very successful Australian tea Is Saturday afternoon, and a profit nearly £3 was made. About same. amount was made from a tat held about three weeks ago, and wit several. donations there is now a t amount in hland. The funds will spent in, buying flannel, wool an other materials which the ladlies make up into articles of clothing tha will be needed for soldiers serving defence of our country. . PROPOSED SCHOOL A movement is to be made byre denats living. in Robinson's road toas the. Education Departmnent to bavel State school erected in that localit. as, parents contend that the distance children have to walk to attend either Langwarrin, Baxter of Pearcedale I! too far, more especially in the case of the younger ones. A meeting of parents will be held at an early date at which Mr Kirton, 1M.I.A., will be invited to attend. Cranbourne Shie and the Progress Association will be asked to give their support to the movement.<...
[?] REEK PROVES WORTH AS BOAT HARBOR [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
PK ROVES WORTH AS BOAT HARBOR *" he boat harbor constructed by the lcl at the mouth of the Kananoolk ek amply proved, its worth .this, bed this -ection of.,the State. A re of craft owned 'by- members of Frankston Yacht Club and fisher n found secure anchorage i'n the ek which two or three- years ago s unobtainable. HAWSER SNAPPED fter weathering the galeT at its orings at the Frankstoni spier for veral hours, the Vendetta, owned >lr J. K. Jones, snapped..a six-inch Snlla hawser at .the' height of a uall on Tuesday and wvas dirlven on the beach about half a mile from e Dier. The yacht, which is 'a G6 as auxiliary craft, well , known ond the bayside, suffered a smash bowsprit,, and had. several planks red in. Salvage attempts will be ade this week.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
French Polishing. Uhet p olstering ASTER CRAFTSMEN ( WILSON & BROS.) Sof young andi Beach streets er PP to railway gatejs) plplorecommendations from ,?" prcellenI nent Residents. , Eight Pages and Free Calendar / .- " f . :I " .&lt; . &lt;3 : ".V. .'? - FRANKSTON MOTOR GARAGE Melbourn'e. Road, FRANKSTION Phones 101, 97. Old' established authorised General Motors Dealers, Chevrolet and Buick are the best in Town. It will 'pay you to seo O. J. OLSEN. K.-" BRETT AUTOMOBILE ENGINEER : 'RLAYNE STREET P' FRANKSTON. ,-Phone 77. STANDARD CARS SALES AND SERVICE. ..... ,I-YP~ IBTAIN your timber, iron, cement bricks and all building requirements at competitive rates from Central Timber Yard. the Peninsula's largest selec lon of Men's and Boys' Wear. .i This is the Store for Men's Wear where a man - iiy can leisurely = inspect the = best selection - of Mercery in town,con. iden1 that htwhen he does buy he is getting unbeatable style & VALUE. EADIE'S 587 Bay St., ...
MAN CONVICTED AFTER FORESHORE BRAWL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
MAN CONVICTED AFTER FORESHORE BRAWL . Frankston police stopped a brawl 'between rival. .picnic parties near the carnival reserve on the foreshore on Sunday afternoon. i.;First, Constable Hodgson: told the livan pleaded not guilty to a charge of using indecent language in a. Iub lic place, that he was on duty at the camping reserve at 4 p.m. on Sunday when he heard obscene' language be ing used near the bridge over the mouth of the .Kananook Creek. A group of men was wrestling and jostling, and using bad language. He 'understood that there had been a brawl between two picnic parties. The: incident took place in the pre sence of woman and children who were passing from the .beach to the reserve- and close to a campilg party which included women and children. Men in the party were urging those involved' in the brawl to stop using bad language. First Constable Hodg son said he arrested." Sullivan', who was 'in .the centre 'of the mob. Sullivan, who admitted several prior convictions, sa...
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 and 2. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 and 2. Five outstanding motion .Dicture names are brought together to form the brilliant cast of The, Shining Hour. They are Joan Crawford, Margaret Sullivan,- Robert. Young, Melvyn Douglas and Fay Bainter. Ultra-modern in its' plot and prob lems, the' background of the film changes from New York's night life to the farmlands of the mid-West. Through this is traced an unusual story of a girl who marries to escape her surrounding, only to discover that she is faced with a situation far more hazardous, involving not only her own life, but those of four others. The supporting feature, Little Tough Guys in Society; features Mischa Aver, Mary Boland, Edward Everett Horton. -The story depicts the bewildering events which take place after a socialite mother invites a group of poor children from the slums to her home, on the advice of a psychiatrist, who says that it will help her spoilt son recover his nor mal zest for life. In addition is Walt...