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C. W. A. Women's Land Army. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
C. iW.A.I c.--*- . .Women's Land ,'Army. As in other parts of the -Empire, women of Australia are doing their part; in keeping production, business. and industry going while men are training .during the . present: war period. Under the direction -of the Country Women's 'Association; it. is expected that a Peninsula'branch; of the Women's Land Army will 'be formed at an' early date. '"The Pen insula president of the -C.W.A: is.Mrs 3. Grice, Mornington. road, 'Frank ston, to .whom" inquiries should' lbe addressed:
AUCTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
AUCTIONS Cust and Looker announce in our auction columns a sale by order of the curator of 6r. house and furniture at 39 Gladstone street, Sandringham. at 1 p.m. next Thursday, 14th. On Wednesday next. 13th. at 1 p.m., a 6r. W.B. villa and furniture at 30 Wolsley grove, Brighton Beach, will be submitted to auc6t by Cust and Looker.
1st FRANKSTON SCOUTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
let FRANKSTON SCOUTS Parients 'an enfrends . of. the. lt Franksjon Troop' and the: goneral" uh-' ie. are reminded that a parents' -night' wiui'be :hela in the :Junor Tallon li .ri .day, December 15; at. 8 o'lock.: Demn unstraoidnsi or scout work ..will bio showvin, an~d all who are intereste d .are invited toattend There will ba no charge for admittance. On ? Sunday next the' troop and : padl are visiting the Zoo as the guests t, the ladies', auxiliary Parents arel lixa ,vited .The, train, will leave at 9.30 am Adul /9 retr scouts and ,cubs;"free:
OLD STUDENTS' DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
OLD STUDENTS' DANCE. All old students of the Frankston High School are cordially invited to attend the last dance the ladies' committee is holding this year. As several months hlavb elapsed since holding the last one, a good attend ance is expected. An amusing pro gramme has been arranged and will include several novelties.
Shopkeepers and Circuses Councillor Outspoken [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
Shopkeepers and Circuses. Oo - Councilor - Ou*spoken.. ; ; : An application from L. Holden for permission to show his circus at Frankston'for one night during the holiday season led to a lively debate at the council meeting on Friday night. . (The council sought unsuccessfully last year', to prohibit a circus from showing during the holidays.) Cr Wells said that there should be no objection to a circus for one night. Cr Pratt agreed, provided that by laws and regulations were carried out. If not, the council would have to use a firm hand. Cr Heath: We don't seem to have the power to prohibit them. Cr Montague: No one has circuses more in the gun than I. They are the most damnably antiquated things one can Afind.' The ring artists may be very fine, but the infernal cruelty 'with which the. animals are treated is a disgrace to humanity. Five lidns had been carted''about jn one'small cage for six months of the year. Continuing, bhe suggested that the council allow the Cranbourne road r...
DANCING MECHANICS' HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
DANCING MECHAN?CS' 'HALL. A There was a good attendance at the Scouts' dance on Saturday night and. the distressed family' to which the proceeds will go shopld benefit accordipgly. Winners of the various competitfons werei---Modern waltz: Mr. 'Prosser and Miss Cox, Mr Wood ley and Misp 3. Carter, Mr. Rogers and Miss Duell, Mi.' Thurley and Miss Richards; lucky partner: Mr. J. Babington and 'Miss Springfield; Monte Carlo, Mr. D. Walker and 4isis Waterland. Nejt' Saturday night will be the grand gala. niglit,' aid also the grand firial of the ni?idoii: waltz competi tion. .ihe' dan~ce will conclude with .. a confetti baittle.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
COM MENTS - EDITORIAL PAGE FE -" E R "f'The Standard" .TANDARD NEWSPAPERS PTY. LTD:, Owners.:and Publishers' Offic of-Publication: Bay Street, Frankston, Victoria. SUBSCRIPTION RATE--2/6 PER QUARTER, Post Free within the Commonwealth.' Publishers of- Moorabbin News. Sandringham News. Ormond News. Hampton News Mordialloc City News. Morning~ton Standard Franklston Standard. . City of Chelsea News 131Aick Rack News. aoR BETTER SEEDS A garden of flowers, a patch of luscious vegetables, or a profitable fodder crop, nature will give yOU one or all, but she rigidly requires that you plant pure-bred seeds. We stock every suitable variety of FARM, VEGETABLE and FLOWER SEEDS, in cluding a large seledian of English Seeds all true to name and of maximum germinating qualities thatmak s gardening pay. Get your ground ready sow. We have thesea ARTHUR E. PENNY AUCTION ROOMS & HARDWARE DEPOT. 562 Main St., MORDIALLOC. TeL 112 Mord. 4- . Jul .1 I M 4 l~. I~C~IYIE S . I~~ ITS AN EVAN DAVIES PR...
MENTONE GRAMMAR. 1940 [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
MEINTONE GRA'MMAR.' 1940 Early this week those directly in terested in tthe Boys', Grammar School were. informed of the sch6ol,arrange7 ments for '1940. They- were. told by Mr Jeffery Thorold. son 'of the late principal iMr C. C. Thorold), that as it will take soiame considerable. time -even a; year or longer-to find a suitable headmaster who can buy the school, it will be carried on next year under his personal suipervision. 'Mrs Charles' Thorold, as in the past, will attend to the welfare of the boarders: Miss Johnston will continue her work in the jjunior school and kindergar ten, and the.necessary teaching staff .will'. be engaged for the middle and upper school. .,Dr. D. C. Pigdon will distribute the prizes, 'and Cr -A.. W, Dolamore will preside at the " prize day function which will. be held- at the school on the afternoon of Saturday,- Decem'ber 16.: A- large gathering of parents and friends Is expected. South Wales and Tasmania will take part in the interstate vigoro carniva...
MORE POLICE PROTECTION COUNCIL'S PART [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
MORE POLICE PROTECTION ' COUNCIL'S .PART Discussion following the read ing of a letter from the Frank- I ston Women's Christian Temper ance Union drawing the attention of the council to an, article that had appeared in the Standard u'rg Ing actiqn to prevent Frankston: achieving an unsavory reputation " because of. unseemly conduct in the streets on Sundays revealed .t that the council, in an unobtru-. sive manner, had been co-operat ing with the local police to secure more protection for the town: dur. ing the holidays and week-ends. In reply to a question by Cr Keast, the shire secretary (Mr Ham) said that two extra police officers and pos sibly three would be stationed here during week-ends and the holidays, as well as two members of the licensing police: Cr Keast' said the news was grati fying. When the, existing force was called to quell riots there was no one left .to protect the town. . ' .The . ipresident'.. (Cr' :Heath): We 'ly. 2As' Dresident I- have' :interviewed Senior-C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
French Polishing. T CR . ME N F ILSON & BROS.) of Young anll Beach ettrtet - (opPoslte mendationB trom 1R0flnent Residents. Council and Sunday Drinking _ FRANKSTON MOTOR GARAGE Melbourne Road, FRANKSTON Phones 101, 97. Old' established authorised' General ,Motors Dealers, Chevrolet and Buick Cars. Our propositions on trade-ins arethe the best in Town. It will pay you to see O. J. OLSEN. stlas 100ae t !,K. .BRETT AUTOMOBILE ENGINEER he PLAYNE STREET. 'n FRANKSTON. Phone 77. uth ? o , SALES AND SERVICE. - i...a he Peninsula's largest selec ion of Men's and Boys' Wear. I Link up with these SHIRT Values There's a snap of smartness in every seam .and button of. these nev 'shirts we. New colours; collars at tached or to match. Every:' size is here, and': nly low prices. EADIE'S .,_ 587 Bay St., FRANISTON:.. 'Phone 352. Order that ChrlstmasTalloringNow. Suits or Sports Garnients, :make and f guaranteed. Only two weeks to go. inte eroozng SRestrictions afte o0o i Majority of Council...
FRANKSTON'S GIFT HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
FRANKSTONIS: GIFT;HOUSE. $ We :draw readers' attentioin to L. Parnell's large advertisement -appear ing in this issue. He is Frankston's only watchmaker and jeweller and offers e*clusive gifts at prices which compare more than 'favorably 'with those in the city. , 'Among his stocks are best makes of watches, English silver and E.P.: N.S. ware, fountain pens and penclls," all offered at astounding- prices. An inspection of L. Parnelirs window should be profitable.
FAREWELL TO LOCAL A.I.F. SHIRE PRESIDENT TO CALL PUBLIC MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
FAREWELL TO LOCAL A.I.F. SHIRE PRESIDENT TO CALL: PUBLIC MEETING A' s a gesture from citizens of the shire to district young men who yvili serve abroad with the Second A.I.F., .it Is proposed to arrange a public farewell which will be held In the near future. Notice of this is contained In a letter.to the people of. the, shire, from the .president- (Cr .Heath), published below:' (To the Editor) Sir,--I desire through the agency of the Standard to draw the attention of all citizens of the district to the fact `that "it is proposed to tender a public farewell to young men of the shir' and, district 'who will serye our country abroad with the Second A.I.F. contingent. To make arrangements for this, a public meeting will be held in the Soldiers' Hall, Thompson street, Frankston, next Wednesdav. December 13, at 8 p.m., when it' is particularly desired that all citizens. returned .soldiers, relatives , and friends of 'the troops and representa tives of . friendly societies- attend to deci...
LIFE SAVING MORDIALLOC CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
,LIFE: SAVING. MORDIALLOC CLUB (On Sunday. .ithe members of the eam held their first practice of t new drill under the critical eye of MS .. McDonald, of the Royal Life San ng Society. Although the new ru. tine '-as, strange, the team is keyed Ip to perfect it, and the next practire vtll be held next Sunday. A huge crowd is expected at the dance tt morrow (Saturday) in the Mechanic' Hall F6r the admission price oef l/ll v'ou"'will be-served with an excellent supper, so go along and enjoy YOuc Self. A very interested spectator t he drill on Sunday wana Mr Era Jetn kins, of: the now famous Rivette stable. He ,expressed pleasure at the ast Improvement in the team slna ils. last-visit. ;
Installation and Dedication Presbyterian Church Organ [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
Installation and Dedicatio ---- o--0-- - Presbyterian Church Organ (By Maestro) * ,The. congregation and Its *minliter of the Frankston Presbyt,` Church have every reason to. cong ratulate themselves on: the tu rof the ceremony of Installing and dedicating the new Pipe 0r tc1 Tuesday evening. It: certainly constltuted a.historic moment in the? o1rthis church, _and planted a memorable .milestone in Its career. It is rarely the good fortune of a country church, to become the proud possessor of an instrument of the size and imposing -apIpearance of the one Iow installed., 'Occasionally one stumbles across a similar ,,occurrence, but only in districts where the squat ocracy -is found and where the con gregation is uniformly wealthy. and .hurch-minded. Indeed, Frankston it self .s rather richly endowed 'at pre sent In'this regard, for there are. now ;wo churches so highly favoied, the Presbyterian Church and the Church ,f England.' The new instrument Ledicated on. Tuesday ý night last is...
MARKET REPORTS FRANKSTON MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
MARKET REPORTS ---o FRANKSrrON MARKET Frankston Market (G. G. Aust reports successful sale on Wednesd last. Cross cockerels, 5/1 to 6/ pair; cross hens, 5/ to 5/9; W hens, 3/2 to 5/1; W.L. cockerels, 2 to- 2/7; black, cockerels, 6/5 to 9/i black hens, 4/ to 8/3; Game cro hens, 7/7 to 8/; Game cross pulle 7/9; Game cross cockerels, 4/9 to 6/ Game cockerels, 7/7 to 8/3; R. cockerels, 7/ to 7/9; Muscovy du lings, 2/3; goslings, 11/6 to 14/ Came cross hen and 17 'chicks, 121 '6uff hen 1d.i1i chicks, 10/6. ? butter, dressed poultry, fruit, ve tables, etc.,' iold welL
TECHNICAL UNIT AT ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL OPENED BY LORD MAYOR [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
TECHNICAL UNIT AT ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL OPEINED BY LORD MAYOR Introduced by the president of the Orthopaedic section of the Children's Hospital (Lady Latham), the Lord Mayor (Cr Coles) officially opened a new technical workshop at the hospi tal at Frankston on Tuesday afteronon. Mr D. Miller, of the staff of the Frtinkston District High School, who is.in charge of the technical training at the H.ospital, in an outline of .the work done at the.hostel, said that the aim of the training course of the crip uled patients was'to utilise the motor and construction, activities of the boy and to satisfy his innate craving to make something and to turn this to useful. accopnt. The donors of the building had taken: the first step in this direction by providing such a vell-lighted and spacious technical .unit. The aim of the course, to pro vide the type of preliminary training which would serve as a basis to a number of trades, had been antici pated by. making, provision in the electrical instal...
O'BRIEN'S AUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
O'BRIEN'S AUCTION •J. C. O'Brien, Frankston, reports Another good yarding met with keml competition at the weekly Frida sale. Good quality birds are sti short of demand. White chickea 6d to 2/10; W.L. cockerels, small, t 4/4; hens, W.L., to 7/1; heavy hen 7/9, 8/7; 9/1, 10/7; cockerels, 4/4 t 9/10; duck .and ducklings, 9/, 101 12/6. All other lines sold well.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
.' PARNEZ.L'S for O XMAS iRESENTS.J ? Bay Street, Frankston Phone 360 Corterbert Corterbert nt'sChrome 15 Gent's Chrome Swiss sell Swiss Lever Corterb'ert Corterbert 15-Jewell £55//- Chrome Case, 15-Jewel Swiss. Lever 15-Jewell Swiss Lever, Chrome Case. Roed Gold ase Cold Case Rolled Cold Case oiled Gold Case 5 Years' Guarantee. 5 Ye rd' Guarantee £7. Years6Guarantee £5/5/. . Yea .rs Guarantee. ,, ~-----------------~-" -·T1 · ·· . I ·.· ·.. rRGE STOCKS OF: CRYSTAL. E.P.N.S. .ADIES' and GENT'S BRUSH SETS. MANICURE SETS GENT'S WALLETS 'OWDER COMPACTS CIGARETTE CASES. ENDANT NECKLETS LADIES' WHITE WASHABLE HAND BAGS; 171/6 WESTMINSTER CHIME CLOCKS FROM £3. 17/6 17/6. 30/ 32/6. 3216 32/6. HIGHEST GRADE Al E.P.N.S. SET COMPLETE, £7/171/ A Greeting Card Free With All Purchases. 17/6 VISOFIL SWAN PENS From 11/. 11/ Fine-Poynt Pencils from. 7/6 Girls' and Boys' Wrist let Swiss Lever in Cases. Practically Dust Proof Highly Chromed " -_ 151 SOLID NICKLE SILVER CAKE DISH, 17/6. Fully Guarantee...
PARNHAM'S POULTRY AUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
PARNHAM'S POULTRY AUCTION Wednesday, December 6.-Packed yarding, between 6000 and 7000 birds being received for sale. Heavy s5u plies- in all markets have resulted in prices easing, the exception being Milscovy ducklings and drakelflog and extra good roosters. Prime drake lings are realising 16/, and duclnings 10/7. . Prime roosters to 12/1; extra good colored hens made to 10/10; white hens. good, 4/7 to 5/4, others 2/6 to 4/6: prime chickens, 5/6 to 9/4. according to size; breedino ducks, .4/ to 5/6; drakes, 2/6 to 21/ each: white coclkerels. good, 3/6 to 5/; smaller, 2/ to 2/10; white el0ns. 6d to 1/3: .K.C. drakes. 4/6 to'4/10; goslings; not ready, 9/6. Next regular poultry sale, Wednesday, -iecember 13: Will breeders pledse ring yUlli1 Tuesday, December 12, for carrier and crates. Cash after sale and Thursday morning, 10 to noon. Cheques :osted every Saturday. Paruham's poultry Auction, corner Centre and Jasper roads, Bentleigh,, Chas. J. Parnnam, specialist in poultry auctions....
POULTRY AUCTION. This Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
POULTRY AUCTION. This Afternoon. -We draw attention to Mr. Porn ham's advertisement in this issue to a special sale of W.L. and Blsck Orphingtorl 'yearling hens and July September pullets, being conducted at his well-known yard at Be.tlel tomorrow (Saturday) at 2 p loThe birds are being sold in .6-pair 1t without reserve; under instrulotl from Mr. L. T. Dredge, uliplt to Cheltenham. Another opportul secure well-bred birds at unres prices. .