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Let's Write a Letter Mr. W. Dawnay-Mould, M.L.A., Parliament House, Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
SMelbourne. Dear Sir, During the Prices. Referendum of 1948 you participated 'in -a newspaper controversyi in' the columns of the MIoorabbin News,: in which you -opposed the granting of the necessary powers to the Commonwealth, and in which you, too, urged a droppi;ng. 'f controls, on the grounds 'that the law of suiply and 'demand would provide a natural and sufficient control. 'We write to draw your attention to 'the outrageous increase in prices since the State took over "control." The laws of supply and demand are working all right, but :in a 'way` hichlithe News said it would-the result-a never ending iicrease in prices. The fact appears to be that Com monwealth Control should never have ended-a fact, too, with which the Menzies Government will very quickly agree, now that the Party is the Goveriinment instead of the Opposition. Facts must be faced. Economic conditions today are totally different .to what they were say, 20 years ago.. The circulation of millions of pounds in ex...
FRANKSTON METHODIST Christmas Choral Service [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
FRANKSTO"N? "EkTHODIST Christnias .Choral Service There' was "a large 'attendance at': the, Frankston. 'Methodistl Church' last Sunday. night, when a choral' servica was conducted by\ Rev. J. T: Freellan. The choir of inore than twenty voices,,was in good form, and un der. tlh4 direction . of Mr. Roy Weber,' withlMiss Lyla Barrett at the organ, rendered anthems and carols in. an. effective, manner. I The soloists were Mrs. Lilley (for the. anthem). and Mrs. Dicki- ] *on,. who in. good voice sang "The' Star' of Bethlehem." The sermonl preached by Mr. Freeman was tyased on the text, Psalm 45, verse 8: '"Thy garments. sniell, of myrrh and cassia out of the ivory pal aces." The preacher said: "In this psalm the writer prophetically adores the matchless beauty .of 'The Messiah.' the promised One. . e: notes the .fullness of . His grace; he contemplates on His might; he ascribes to Him glory:, and 'majesty; he af1lrms. that for.' His love of righteousness He is' awarded more than His fell...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
/EDITORIAL IAJ ______c PAGE - cosi4Iyi , " Standard" Newspapers-.-Directors; Editor, and Staff extend "' "P t", , ae S to? readers .incere 'vishes for a Happy Christmas and a Peace Sful and Successful' New mar, a"e S There is not the. slightest ireason why Australians canno S live an -extremely happy -'life. Seasoned travellers say, without S hesitation, that this is the finest country in the world. With . such a rich heritage it is up to us to live and conduct ourselves in a manner worthy' of it: dutorees SThere is no; reason why the prejudices and hates of the S Old World should be perpetuated .here. There is no country . an t lhe ?world ivhere call the people 'meet on such level terms. S.Although class' warfare. is indulged in by. politicians, actually * Australians belong to one class and because of that it is futile and wrong to engender 'in the minds of the people bitterness and hatred Cliritmniasas isan appropriate time to launch a campaign to end class bitterness :in Austral...
Hastings Swimming Club PICNIC TO SORRENTO [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
Hastings Swimming Club PICNIC TO SORRENTO The Hastings Swimming Clut -is holding a picnic trip to Sor rento on Sunday, 8th January, 1950.. For this enjoyable day, bookings can be made with First Constable E. Brealey (president), who will supply details regard ing ticket prices. Non-members are invited to join in the fun also. .As a large crowd is expected, intending tripsters are well ad vised to book now to avoid dis appointment. All bookings must be finalised seven days- before the trip. Handicap Races. Those interested in competing in hahdicap races are advised that these competitions are to :be held every fortnight (Sundays at 2 p.m.) throughout the season. Dance "and Euchre Party. On Monday night, December 5, a most successful and. enjoyable dance and euchre party was held; It was- most" gratifying .to the committee to see-the large crowd: Social evenings are held. :in the club, roomn eveiry'Sunday night at 8 o'clock.' . - - 1
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
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Somerville News [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
Somiervle- News A specia ,Christmas service will be conducted: in. the Presbyteri-. an Church at . 7.30 on Sunday by, the'. Rev. L. M. Humphery. Christmias :hymiis will- be: sun, and Mrs. D. H. Fowler, of Frankston, will. be the, soloist: This ,.service, is: open to every one. ,It'::ls lis hoped, that all;: the Presbyterian p.ijeople of Soiner ville; wiill -turn'. . out ' to :; show their j~ppiueciation. and'. accept-, aance of : God'sa 'greatest gift to this wvorld. T
Christmas, 1949 [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
C^rigmaj' 1949 '. , el;dom .since th e. :eginning of C.hristendom, have in --tolerance and tyranny been: so rampant to perpetuate turmoil "nand~Godlessness throughout the world as on this anniversary ::ofthe birth of the Prince of Peace. Surely, this is a time for strongzaiinds and stout Christian hearts to remain calm and .firm in their unwavering faith in God and to pray for His guidance and wisdom that we may keep this great democracy Sof ours united against the brute forces of hate and unenlighten ment. Yet, let us be charitable and understanding toward all peoples. Let us overcome our own shortcomings and be determined to- defend the principles of Christianity so that all ,2aiakind -may enjoy the fruits of freedom and the right to' * worship God. *" " :*: " " '".-" ". ' .---"T he Inland P irnter."
COLOSSAL CHRISTMAS "GRAND" ASSURED OF RECORD HOLIDAY SEASON [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
COLOSSAL CHRISTMAS "GRAND" ASSURED OF RECORD HOLIDAY SEASON "This is going to be a colossal Christmas at The Grand," said genial Captain Tom Douglas, yes terday; Captain Douglas added that the Grand was "booked to the rafters" for Christmas, and for a good period after, by guests from many parts of Australia. Record Meals Smunday. Sunday last wa's a record ord inary Sunday for mid-day meals served to casual guests at. The Grand. More than 300 meals were served at mid-day, and another 220 in the evening. New guests at The Grand. this week are: Mr.. J. R. Rodger (Daylesford), Mr. and Mrs. J. Wallace, and the Misses J.. and M. Wallace (Marysville); Mr.. and Mrs. J. J. Ramage (Gembrook), Mr. and Mrs. N. Costello (Glen huntly), Mr.-and Mrs. C. C. Rich ard (Kyabram),; Mr.' and Mrs. K.. Humphreys : `(Sale), Mrs... C. E. Moody, Mr.: and Mrs. A. Goyen (Shepparton), Mr.: and :.Mrs. K. Mathern (Burwood; N.S.W.).- ." The- Hotel Frankstoni and Frankston House are also booked out for Christmas.
Car "Canoodlers" Menace [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
Ct 1Can6odlers" A grave and increasing imenace on the roads dound Frankston this summer.is the surprising rumber of -"canoodling drivers,": noticed on the roads. A watch kept on Nepean Highway, on Sunday, found quite a few, giggling girls. sitting on drivers' 'knees, while a number of. othdr giddy young motorists cuddled girls, and laughed and, talked, and. tried to grapple with "the . wheel, .and watch the road at the same ttme -a. sheer impossibility, and sheer good luck- that they were not in volved in serious accidents. '-'.
Community Hospital GIFTS TO HOSPITAL AND STAFF [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
Community, 'Hospital GIFTS TO HOSPITAL AND - S " STAFF At their final meeting .' for the year, .last Wednesday, the Frank ston Community - Hospital. Women's ;Auxiliary'r passed : £125 ..as.. a Christmas donation to the In-. stitutlon - Each' member of the domestic and office. staff of the hospital, including. the Manager-secretary and Mnatron, will receive from the auxiliary a box of chocolates, and a Christmas gift. The gifts made to the staffs will be dis tributed byj the Matron on Christ inas morning.
HONOUR CARDS [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
:HONOUR CARDS :Honour: =iCads awarded to: Variefta Gibson, Barry Petrie, Iriima ~ Thorias;??.Barbara Thomp Sii'; ,-elen : Stillwell, Valmae 1 Sliarpe ? ?ngelirra Albrecht, Chris Stiie: Barlow" Liraine Henly. .:Slecial. oriour- Cards awarded t'o::;, Berice J:Jewell, David Brame, Barbara -Thompson.
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OPENING AND DEDICATION OF MEMORIAL MANSE [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OPENING AND DEDICATION OF SMEMORIAL MANSE : The Presbytery of Flihders -last Saturday, December 17 conductea .: the service of opening and dedica tioni at No. 3 Nolan Street Franks ton. The Moderator, Rev. A. H. Thomson, presided. The Clerk, Re-. E. W. S. Bishop, narrated the steps which had resulted in f ;the erection of the building. Dr. Aitchison (an elder of the -?Church), presented the Keys to ;,:-the Moderator, in token that' the "b.' building had been erected for the 'Presbyterian Church of Victoria. The. Moderator then entiusted the . Keys to the Minister of the Parish (Rev. L. . Hunmphery)..cwho then ;::invited, the, Chaplain-General v (Rev.. A. H.-Stewart): to. open and .dedicate the Mlanse.. After the reading of Scriptulre -by. the Rev. W. J. Holt, the Chap -lnain General then opened and ded U'ated the Manse, with the words,' '"Pe:ce' be to this house and all who shall, dwell therein; : Peace :to those that -enter, and to:those that go, out therefrom.....
Church News ST. PAUL'S, FRANKSTON [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
CI-UPCA hMews ST. PAUL'S, FBAS KSXO On Christmas Day, the childr.e are invited to bring a. gift. for the Children of Europe. Their service S s at 9.45. The Communion ser vices are at 6, 8 and 10.30. Last Wednesday, the: Kinder garten had. their Christmas -Party. Santa Claus visited the party, and each child gave, himn a~ present to be delivered to the - Jabies' Home. - On Tuesday of this week, the Junior ,and -Intermediate Sunday Bchools hid their prize giving, and saw the film "The Babe of Beth lehem." On Wednesday, December 28, the; organist will. give a -Recital Sin St.. Paul's at S o'clock. ,+ + . + : , .°
Yachting FRANKSTON CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
Yachting FRANKSTON CLUB Th? .Isignal for..'the completion of orine lap only, was hoisted when 'yachts were a :little over half way when :-acing for aggregate trophies was :resumed on Satur day afternoon Starting in'a light breeze, the .fleet became becalm ed near the first' buoy. A fairly good- breeze cairme up later, but 'it ,was too late; to complete the whole course.. Results: :!2-Square. Metre: Almara (G. McConville). "C" Class: ?Rose Marie (B. Hall). Moths:s Dammit t(D.. Thurkle). S:Club: races, viill not be held during the i holiday' period. Engagement. Jack White, : skipper of the Club's. workboat, ;,announced his engagement. last &lt;'week-end. to Miss -Pat 'O'Brien; daughter of Mr. and' Mrs. J. C. O'Brien, Beach' Street,: Frankston. Chrrum Regatta. OWing "to :boisterous seas on Sunday, the Regatta arranged by Patterson River: Motor' Yacht "Club' 'was', postponed. Several 'yachts made an attempt to sail to Carrum,: and imost succeeded. Greensleeves and Dauntless made...
The Standard Punters.Holiday Racing Should be Good. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
S taad lIPaRKW Holiday Racing Should be Good. Indications are that we are go ing to see some very, interesting racing over the Christmas and iew Year holidays. - Some of the stars, and near stars are booked .to make their. re-appearance after their Spring hblidays. Amnong entries for the 'various meetings are 'such 'good gallopers as Chicquita, Chanak,. Phoibos, Ungar,'-Lad, Pirouette, Dornoch, and a host of others. Chicquita's re-appearance has been eagerly..' awaited. It .was thought that she and Dornoch.: would clash in the Christmas 'Handicap at Caulfield on Mon Jay, but latest plans-for the filly are for her to run in the Kinross Handicap at Moonee Valley in ,preference to Caulfield. - Ithink those who support Chic "uita, at the; .Valley will receive a monetary. Christmas, box. So well has she done in her work at Mentone that it is. hard to yisualise ,her "being beaten.. She -hasn't :been asked to ' "burn: up the tracks,": but she has put up some smai't:times with ridiculous ea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 21 December 1949
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