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DANCING DISPLAY MISS VESPER'S PUPILS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
DANCING DISPLAY MISS VESPER'S PUPILS Before a large audience, Miss Ves per's pupils gave' their annual dis play at Frankston on Tueslay last. An excellent programme of ballets, chorus songs, scenes and National dances was presented. From. the opening scene, in which the entire class took part, in many pretty col ored frocks, to the patriotic finale, the performance went off with pre cision, which showed careful organi sation. Every child was well train ed, many of them versatile, and all of them attractively dressed for every number. The frocks were a feature of the show. Amongst the clever performers, Miss Vesper's Austral College Troupe of competition prize-winners, were outstanding. In the cowboy scene with Dorothy Kettlewell, they gave a difmicult tap dance which was a splendid number, as also was The House that .Tack Built and toe dance ballet. A popular local performer, Lois Wells, gave song and dance turns and national dances, and was always well received. Jean Ives, another ...
"Dud" Chips Lead to Arrest [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
"Dud" Chips oOo 000-- - - Lead to Arrest The.alleged.failure of a barman at a Frankston Hotel to refund money, on counterfeit .tokens frorfi a fruit machine on Monday, 13th. November, resulted in. an .argument and led to the 'arrest of Ernest Thompson, barman, of. Argo. Street, South Yarra, who pleaded not guilty at the Frankston Court on' Tuesday to a charge of using in suiting words in a public place. . First-Constable Brittain told the court that, following a 'phone call he went with Senior-Constables: Thor burn and Nicholas to' a Frankston hotel, where the person in charge told them that accused had been causing trouble. He was in a pas sage at the rear of the lodgers' cup 'board and complained that' the bar man would not pay him, for chips.from the fruit machine. - He was then ask ed to leave the hotel, said" Constable Brittain. He told Senior-Constable Thorburn that he -"was ..not Thorburn, but only - mug cop Per." Accused was removed forcibly from the hotel and taken to. the ...
CHELTENHAM [?] DISTRICT CO_OPERATIVE SOCIETY [?] [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
CHELTENHAMI - DISTRICT CO-OPERATIV,' Gor.SOCIETY ' T" . CAN SUPPLY YOULR REQUIREMENTS IN Grocery,.. Ironmongery, Crockery, Brushware, Glassware, Paints and 011, Rope .and Twine,' Wire Netting, Fencing Wire, Galvanised Iron, Rtdging, Etc., Cement, Briquettes, Wood, Etc., Artificial Manures Agricultural Imple. m'ents," Pojultry Keepers'-Rdquirements, Chaff, Grain and Produce of All Kinds;, Hardwood, Redgum, Fencing Posts, Etc. Our Travellers call for orders, and we deliver regularly throughout the ,. rankston district. Enquiries Appreciated. PHONES: .'CHELTENHAM 483 and 484.
THE SILVER SCREEN NEW MENTONE AND PARAMOUNT. MORDIALLOC. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 1 December 1939
THE SILVER SCREEN --e-*- NEW AMENTONE AND PARAMOTTNT. MORDIALLOC." At,the above theatres on Saturday and Monday next Tyrone Power and Nancy Kelly- will appear in Jesse James (not suitable for general exhi bition). He .was hunted, but he was human. To the simple folk who knew him, the victim of cruel injustice. To the gentle girl who married him, a faithful and tender lover. To the world, an outlaw, a killer, a wolf.. The supporting feature is the Ritz brothers in The Gorilla (not suitable tfr general exhibition). What a spot for the Ritzes: three demented dicks on the trail of something as big as a bull elephant and ten times as nasty, and does it make monkeys out of them. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Akim Tamiroff and Lloyd Nolan are' itar red in The Magnificent Fraud ?(not euitable for general exhibition). ,,The whole world watches his every move. Thrill to Akim Tamiroff, magnificent in the role of the actor who gambled his life against his genius and doubled for a dictator. On the s...
WOMEN'S SPORT TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
WOMEN'S SPORT -0- TENNIS Victoria's win in- the interstate te nis matches against New Soul Wales is a triumph for those ,wl have worked so hard to raise ti standard of tennis in this State.':; is the fourth year in succession thz this team'-has captured the interstal title, and the win places the s-eal'; *success on women's tennis in Vi toria. The standard of the 'tennis Wi nessed. in' the interstate matches * wA high, and despite the cancellation c international matches' this. comin season, tennis enthusiasts can loo forward to our owvn 'leading player giving them some- fine "displays. Apar from. the good tennis played by bot teams, the air of comradeship be tween the players was most notice able and *a happy.feature of the inter state conutest.. Mrs Hopman is an e;x cellent captain, and her attackini tactics' and solid iplay helped consid erably. to steady erratic. patches 1"o Miss Wynrie's: play in 'the doubles Miss M. :BU1ck was' anothebl who 1play ed. well. - : :Miss Dot Steven...
OBITUARY MR. A. F. BLAIR [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
OBITUARY MR. A. F. BLAIR Thei City of Mordialloc. lost a very good citizen with the passing of Mr Alexander Francis Blair on Tuesday last. Mr Blair had been in Ill-health for some considerable time.' but he bore his illness with a fortitude which one would expect from a man of such % high character. '!HA had.resided iiin .Mentone for .19 years, and during that 'time was 'al ways interested in local affairs. : A' ,member of:"the Presbyterian Church, ie occupied -the position of choirmas ter at the Cheltenham Church: for many years. He was inteinsely fond of music.'"'" - . ' . . The matter dearest to hbis heart was a belief in. monetary reform. For years he acted as an apostle endea voring to convert' people to iis' .way of thinking. Many he" did convert; those he didn't were much wiser 'about financial matters'-when they leftij'him. He was the founder of the City of Mordialloc Citizens' Vigilance League, and at the last municipal, election did not spare *himself in his work on behalf...
A. REED IMPROVING. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
- A.' REED IMPROVING. Ashley Reed, who. has been 1ill since ,the . Cup .meeting, suffering from a .broken_ bone In the leg, from which' serious 'complications develop ed,. is now.. steadily improving .in health. .': He wass unlucky to suffer an nhjury...when he did., because at the' time 'his for?d' Ini the saddle was iqual" to the best: of his long' and suc cessful .'career. ..
STOLE AT PICNIC. Lad Fined. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
STOLE AT PICNIC. Lad Fined. Malcolm Fitcher, 17h. years,' of Stawell street, Coburg, a -member of .a van picnic party that visited the Canadian Bay foreshore leserve on October 29, was fined £2 or.14' days imprisonment at the Frankston Court on Tuesday, following a charge` of haying 'stolen 6/ i cash, the property of' Roy' Sergeant, "dispatch 'clelrk of Sergeant told the court that he was a member of a van Iicnic party with accused. The money, he said, was stolen from a coat pocket. 'The coat had been left in the van when he had changed his clothes to go swimming. GRAND gala and final of modern waltz competition at Mechanics' Hall, Saturday night. Admissioni 1/. SPROPERTY AUCTION.., At Murrumbeena on Saturday 16th - December.' 1 Under instruction from Mr. F. Mc Kenzie; 138 Oakleigh road,. Murrum beena, - Mr. Chas J. Parnham,. the well-known auctioneer, of.. Bentleigh, will offer 'this most: desirable pro norty, which consists of 3 acres, bouse, poultry pens' for 1500 birds, In a sub...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
LYI I? ll- II r ENI i,0 II E` Cbe:Chelte INEW iMENTONE -Phn 44 PARAMOUNT, MORDIALLOC .Phone 6. Three Changes Weekly. SATURDAY AND MONDAY Eleanor Powell and Robert Young HONOLULU For General Exhibition. Also 'Roland Young and Constance Bennett -TOPPER TAKES A TRIP; (Suitable for general exhibition) Special Matinee Pictures Saturday, 2.30 p.m. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY Florence Rice and Ann Rutherford Four Girls in White Also Emlyn Williams and Anna Kongstam They Drive by Night Both Pictures Not Suitable for General Exhibition. . THURSDAY and FRIDAY S, George Sanders and Wendy Barrie The .Saint Strikes Back -' Also Robert -Wilcox and Helen Mack :,:Gambling Ship ' Both Not suitable for general exhibition - CAR" PARK, WITH ATTENDANT, FREE. -..COMING SATURDAY AND MONDAY. Douglas Fairbanks Jnr.-and Basil Rathbone The Sun Never Sets Also Jack Benny and Dorothy Lamour Man About Town (Programme for General Exhibition.) IT'S]TRUEJ! By Wiley Padan L.. ........... SPERMITTED M-G-M TO SB). T SOME S ...
A DAY AT THE ZOO. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
I KEEP Thursday, February a Tree, public holiday, and attend Traders' Annual Picnic to Cowes.'.. SA DAY AT THE ZOO. The Scouts and Cubs of the First Frankston. Troop will have a day at the Zoo on Sunday next. They will be accompanied by the ladies',.auxi liary, which made the trip. possible. The train will leave at 9.30 to take the, youngsters to their realm of amusement, which'.will include rides on the merry-go-round, elephant and donkeys. There will also 'lb'd ice cream and all sorts of fun. Parents are invited to take part in tihe out ing.
DIGGERS ON TOUR [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
DIGGERS ONJTOUR,. , On Wednesday night the Mordialloc Digger Minstrels went'on tour--well, they went to the showgrounds to en tertafn the recruits for the"A.I.F.. -and it our dramatic critic is??` ýeliable au thority they went' over big-hut we are 'afraid he is biased. We were also unable to ascertain i- f "BarongEa rook""was the only thing on tap. The next thing that. will be happening -before even you. can say "Patrick Aloysius Cohen"-these boys will 'be 'appearing at His Majesty's--or. at the Carnival Theatrette).; 'Who said that? 'Despite these comments, tlhe Diggers. are deserving of -congratula tiobn. for giving so much Of their time entertaining various camps." - ; ":;.
AGENTS WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
AGENTS WANT.ED.,.; In an ',advertisement. in this. issue the' Egg; and - Pulp -Marketing Board is calling, for, applications from ~art, sons to act as- authorised ,agent&ifon Frankston and the Peninsula. .-The establishment of. a. depot on the..Pen insula will give an assured market for the .many egg-.producers .in the locality, and a decided flip' to tthe poultry farmers.
PEARCEDALE GROUP. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
PEARCEDALE GROUP. The Pearcedale braicc' of the 'Red Cross held a sewing afternoon on Wednesday. These meetings are very much looked forward to for their social as well as their Datriotic activities. Dr. W. Williams, of Somerville, has accepted an invitation to ad dress the branch at one of their Wednesday, afternoon meetings. It is hoped to get a.large attendance od this occasion. Christmas hampers have been sent to all local men who are serving with the forces.
OLD STUDENTS' RE-UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
OLD STUDONTS'. RE-UNIONIi The final dance for this year of the High School Old Students' Asocia tion will be held at the school to morrow night. The committee has arranged a gala night-novelties, streamers,"etc., and prizes for novelty dances.'' Many old students and friends have signified their intentidn of "gding back to school," 'and a' large number of dancers is expected.
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE., At the monthly meeting of. the Mechanics' Institute committee, held on November 28, the secretary was instructed to write and thank Mr. Carter for the re-seating of 120 chairs. Members of the committee' were unanimous. in their apprecia tion of this arid other assistance given by Mr. Carter and the Scout Committee. The secretary reported that attendances and conduct at the weekly dances were excellent.
Church Notes FRANKSTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
FRANKSTON PRESIYTERIAN CHURCH. The special services in connection with the dedication of the. pipe or gan will be continued on Sunday, when the Moderator of the State As sembly, the Right. Rev.. J. R.- Fid dian. M.Sc., will:visit Frannlston and conduct the morning worship. In the evenitg the preacher will be the Rev. John Alexander, of Gar denvale. Mr. William Laught, of Brunswick has kindly consented to play the organ for the- services and give a recital from 7 to' 7.30 p.m. The special singing for Sunday is (morning) The Gloria, (evening) God is a Spirit, and The Day is Past and Over. All Presbyterians are asked to take advantage of these oppor tunities for public worship, and thanksgiving. Visitors are. cordially invited to attend the services. METHODIST CHURCH NOTES The closing meeting of the 'Method ist Young People's Guild was held 'on Monday -last, when the annual- ban quet was held. The tables were de lightfully decorated, with flowers ot purple and gold-the guild's colors. ...
DRUNK IN CHARGE OF CAR MAN FINED [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
DRUNK IN CHARGE OF CAR MAN FIINED :*At the Erankston Court on Friday, Ronald H Erris,-; .of Leopold "street, South Yarra, pleaded not guilty to a charge of being drunk while in charge of a car in Davey street, Frankston, on November 26. lIe pleaded guilty to a furmther charge of resisting arrest on trhe same *°date. Senior Coidtable Thormurn said that he noticed a stationary car on the fpotpath close to the post .office. Harri;vwas seated behind tlhe wheel of tles atpa Questioned, Harris said hR :? . owner and driver of the oar;a intended to drive it away. When asked to leave the car he had td nut his hand. out to steady himself. He iatt. -efused to get in' the car. He struggled and :was thrown to the ground. 'He ~was placed in the car by Pirst-constalilo Hodgson and driven to the watch-house in another car. He was v iyi drunk. Harris. on oath, said he had been playing golf at Frankstin. lIe had jhad a few drinks at an hoter. He had 'been talking to friends in the car .wenu, the` l ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
PROFESSIONAL Phone 29 Frankston. Box 25 Frankston W. J. McLEAN SWORN VALUER. REAL ESTATE AND BUSINESS AGENT. 5885 . BAY STREET, FRANKSTON House, Land and Insurance Agent. Furnished and Unfurnished Rents Collected Auctions Arranged Houses To Let L: RN. . UTBER . SOLICITOR - FRANKSTON Attends daily at office,' Young street, opp. Railway, Station) : and every evening:, at .private -residence. Mornirington Road (near "Fernery,") Melbourne .Ofice: H. W~ HUNT'- L' UTBER .281 Collins Street, Melbourne Telephone: Central 2462. Trust Monieys to Lnd on _ Mortgage. SROSTRON, ROY &PITT BARRISTERS AND SOL CITORS -Commissioner for Taking Affidavitsa ATTENDANCES: DROMANA: First Saturday in month 12 to 3 p.m. SOMERVILLE and HASTINGS: Sec ond Saturday in month, 11 to 1 p.m. FRANKSTON OFFICE: Every Satur day 3.15 to 8.30 p.m. Trust Money to 'Lend. .Melbourne Office: 440 Little Collins Street. Telephones: Central No. 9374. Pri vate Residence: Windsor No. 1938. SW. OLLEY SOLICITOR, ETC. 440 LT....