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MT. ELIZA BUSH FIRE BRIGADE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
MT. ELIZA BUSH FIRE BRIGADE Officers, elected at the annual meet ing of the Mt. Eliza Bush Fire Bri gade; held on Tuesday night were: President, MrJ. O. Watt; past presi dent. Cr A. M. Heath; vice-presidents, Messrs J. Mann. B. Bourke, E. H. Pearse: hon. secretary, Mr T. Dun stan;. treasurer, Mr L. Bradbury; ,pommittee. Miss N. Collins, Mesdames J. O. Watt, Gavan Duffy,':Edmund Collins, Cr Blake, Messrs W. Thomas, S. Brooke. W. Greig, W. Barrow, E. Dearling; patron, General H. W. Grimwade; auditor;, Mr A. Mcllroy; captain, Cr P. Montague; leutenants, Messrs P. Dunbar, E. Herbert, G. May and A. Hall.. There was a large and enthusiastic attendance. Shire presidents from the adjoining shires were elected to the committee. .
CO-OPERATIVE HOME BUILDING (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
CO-OPERATIVE koME BUILDING (To the Editoi) Slr,-The Co-operative Building So. clety is the solutioh td home build. ing; its repayniEt&' ari ihe! l1ed4t no'depbosits a'ndcssary, and this Is tlie answeir to ih d' ens of those on the basic wage to: own their own home. It is just two years'since the first advance *as ma'de ftor the ciintiuc tiono'f a& home by the first Augtralian Co-operative "Buildidng, Society in New South Wiales. o'da'y. there'-are over 162 societies actively functiinfiing with over 2'2,)00: membedrs,; and the suni bl £12,500,000. has' bheen made available by financidal institutions fori the' piur poses of advances 'for homes. A movement that caii persuade fin. ancial' institutions to provide' the sum nf £12,500,000 in the' short space' of two years is a'factor in the economic life of the State that demands the study and attention of all thoughtful citizens. -The home builder is the greatest asset that the State has, and one of the activities of our n...
CYCLING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
SCYCLING The Frankstton Amateur held. two races. in thi? park. last. Saturday. RIe sults:--Three- mile 'Continental style scratch race: F. Freeman (24 ppints) 1i V. Angus (14), .2; W. Brown (10). 3. / Time. 9.22. Half-mile handicap: V. Angus, .90 yds, 1; F. Freeman, 20 vds.. 2: R. Hunt, 90 yds, 3. Time, 1.6. :The club will hold two more track races tomorrow.
WITH THE A.I.F. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
WITH THE A.I.F. The following young men of the Peninsula have enlisted for service with the 2nd A.I.F.:- FRANKSTON. Anderson, S. H., Langwarrin. Archibald, J. M., Frankston. Behets, A. L. F., Frankston. Ddwns,u T. A.,. Langwarrln. Evans, W., Frankston. Hill, R.. H.; Frankston. Jenkins, C.' H., Pearcedale. Jones, A:. J., Frankston. McLeod, R. W., Frankston. Morrow, G., Frankston. Neale, S. A., Mount Eliza. O'Donnell, T. J., ljrankston.. Prltchard, . H., Frankston. Smith, T.. C., Frankston. Welsh, I. D., Frankston. Williams, -T. H.,Frankston. MORNINGTON. Belry, C. C., Bittern. Burke, W.- F., Mornington. Corrin, K." 3.," Tyabb. Cox, J., Dromana. Kerkeley, J., Red Hill. Downward, ,H. R., Mornington. Gourlay, W. H., Dromana. Hammersley, H., Dromana. Hutchins, J. M., Dromana. Hutchins,' W. T.. M9rnington. McDougall, N. V., Dromana..;'r Murphy, J." E., Ffinders -:Navil Depot. " O'Mdlley, M. P., Dromania. O'Malley, A. G.; Dromana. Peel, J. B., Red Hill. Piper, F. S., Tyabb. Price, E. W. A.,...
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 AND 9 [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 AND 9 The year's most delightful comedy hit, .Yes, My Darling. Daughter, adap ted from the successful stage play of the .same iame, will be the highlight of tonight and. tomorrow night'sf pro gramme. - featuring' Priscilla Lane, Jeffrey Lynn, Roland Young, Fay Bairiting and May Robson, . distin guished exponents of the art of light comedy. in the principal roles of this hilarious and spicey release. 'Will Fyffe and Kay Walsh play the leading rohl it fthe sunpporting film, The Mind of Mr Reeder, a screen adaption of Ijdgur Wallace's famous novel. The programme is completed by a short feature, Peautiful budapest, and a fine Magazine. ITUESDA.Y AND WEDNESDAY The. Great. Waltz, a. glamorous musi c.al drama based .on the life of the inuuortal composer, Johann Strauss, will be the main attraction ,next Tuesday iir.d Wednesday. Miliza Kor jus, Viennese songbird, makes her screen debut in this production, co starred wvith Fernand Gravet and Luis...
STATE'S MEDAL FOR MUSIC. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
STATE'S :MEDAL FOR' MUSIC.. The Special State Medal awarded by the Trinity College of Music for the student securing highest marks in Victoria at the annual examina tions was awarded to Miss Peggy Nolan, aged 12 years, of James St., Frankston. Entrants numbered several thou sand pupils, many much older than Miss Nolan, therefore her success is all the more meritorious. She has studied the violin under the Sisters of St. Joseph's for only three years. She secured. 98 marks from a pos sible 100 (four subjects).
LANGWARRIN BUSH FIRE BRIGADE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
LANGWARRIN BUSH FIRE BRIGADE - At the aninual heeting f the Bush Fire" Brigade officers elected were:- President, Mr V. Caini secretary, Mr F. Capbn;' captain, Mr E. Jondahl; lieutenints, Messrs "E.. Upton, F. Capon, A. Smith;, and H. Murray; equipment ofcer, Mr A`.. Woodall: :hon. audito, Cr. H. Lloyd. It was de cided to insure all financial members against accidents or 'injuries whfle at tending fires.
R.S.S.I.L.A. FRANKSTON BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
R.S.S.I.LLA. ,FRANKSTON BRANCH. The euchre party, which is a fort nightly feature, was well attended last Thursday evening. The fifty fifty dance ,last Monday evening was highly successful and a very enjoy able evening was spent. Proceeds for these two functions will aid the comforts fund. A public meeting, convened by the Frankston R.S.S.I.L.A., will. be held at the Soldiers' Hall next Wednes day to discuss and organise a public send-off to the Frankston men.of, the 2nd A.I.F. The Shire President (Cr. Heath) will take the chair. OLD TIME DANCE. The old, time dance was again very popular last'~Saturday evening. A feature of the function was a demon stration' of the new Leta wpltz by Mr. J.ack- Jessey and Mrs. P. Martin, which delighted the patrons. This dance will be incliided in the dance. programmes in future. The Monte Carlo was also very popular, and was won by Mr. R. Nut tall and Miss P. Martin. KRAZY, WHIST. The last game in the aggregate cbmpetition in the R.S.S.I.L.A. krazy ...
Let's Write a Letter [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
Let's Write a Letter i?()(,- --- - THE RIGHT HONORABLE ROBERT GORDON MENZIES, K.C., Prime Minister, Treasurer, and Minister for Defence Co-ordination, Canberra, A.C.T. (If not claimed within seven days please return to Park Rd., S.22.) Dear Bob,-The way in'which you'stick to your friends must bring a glow of pride to your old school masters, and a feeling.of keen anticipation to those of your friends who are queued up waiting their turn for an appointment. Now take George Pearce. Here is a chap who during a period of about. 36 years occupied a well-paid seat in almost every Cabinet which governed Australia-be it Labor, 'Nationalist, United Australia, or Coalition. Unfortunately for Sir George the electors of Western *Australia showed very decidedly in 1937 that they were heartily sick and tired of him, and they sacked him in a-mnanner which left no doubt in one's mind- as to their intentions. This was very disappointing to Sir George-very. But. every cloud has a silver. lining, and ...
An Example to Young Men [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
An Example to Young .Men ... uUU--- 'The life of recently deceased Roy Beardsworth, Chelsea council lor, and leader in all public movements in his district, may be held up o as an exam'ple to the young"imen' of Australia. He egali his lonig nareer of public service when in his twenties, and right up to the day of hi's death hi?.tlh age ,of 61 hl :continiudd to terve the people. In doing s hele dia not eii'-icli himsblf. ith" the world's goods, Which is all to his credit. Young mein of Australia could well followi in the, footsteps of this fine citizen. Too often local civic and charitable work is left to the older ipeople, who do the work, generally, in a capable fashion. But a leavening of youth, particularly in municipal life, would be all for the good. Unfortunately, the majority of young people are too. busy having a gdbd time tob worry about these things. Roy Beardsworth had a good time when he was young, but he also thought of these thlings, and he acted. That the Australian p...
WET CANTEENS (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
WET CANTEENS (To the Editor) Sir,--This world would be much happier if it were not for dictators and intolerant extremists of the W.S. type. I have been a total abstainer all a fairly long life, but that is no reason why I should force my views on other people: With licensed hotels all over the State and military officers allowed to have intoxicating liquor. at mess, refusal of wet canteens to the rank and file of the. Second A.I.F. is indefensible and insulting. These men. the cream of our young man hood volunteers from every section of tlfe community, proud and eager .to uphold the splendid record of the ori ginal A.I.F., are being treated as: chil dren. Given wet canteens under mili tary supervision, there would be no excess drinking in camp, and no temptation to go far afield and drink in undesirable places. Even if a few yoifng men do acquire a taste for liquor, there will be little harm. done. If they are sensible, men they will learn control.. Prohibition has been a failure w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
Mgarshall's Drapery Store Bay Street, Frankston Announce New Delivery of "BLACK LANCE" SWIM SUITS, All Sizes, aind SMART SUMMER FROCKS, S to XOS from 9/11 each. Special Ladi~ > FrillY Fathinbad Hosiery from 3/11 to 7/11 pair Pillows from 2/11i Single Bediing from 23/6 Single and Double Sheets and Blankets All at Old Price. MAKE A LAY-BY Let Us Supply Your XMAS POULTRY ' The "Edts" play a big part In your Xmas Day excitements-and naturally you want to do the occasion justice, by serving as the main item of the :big spread, Choice Poultry that will S- make your family wish "every day Order your Poultry from us and the success of your dinner will be assured, ROBINSON & MARKS BUTCHERS, BAY ST., FRANKSTON. 'PHONE 214. _______________________________ CHRISTMAS Is just round the, corner. Have tyou ordered your XMAS CRKES jrom ' Bay Cottage QUALITY HOME MADE CAKE SHOP (MISS JEWELL, Proprietress) Cr.Paye St. Tel. 452, FRANKSTON; R. JAMES CARRIER LARGE STOCK OF FURNITURE ON DISPLAY...
Red Cross Group Work Reports [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
Red Cross ork ReportsOo Group Work Reports Another good parcel of. garments fi was despatched to headquarters, e from the Frankston and Hastings ti Branch this week. The' qualtity of' h the work was of high standard and C the list of goods is as folows:--113 pairs of socks, 23 pairs "of pyjamas h (1 odd coat), 6 balaclavas, 9 flannel as shirts, 1 cardigan, 2 pairs bed p socks,' 7 mittens (pairs), 10 iiairs of.. kneecaps, 9 cotton shirts, 7 face, washers, 2 towels, 3 flianel under- b, pants, 1 tin cigarettes, old linen, 18 't scarves, parcel of jig.saiv puzzles, 14 h magazines, sdndry papers. . There was ah. errobr in, the repoit 1V. last week, which we, hasten tb cor- 'I rect. The £43 raised at the 'bridge s party at the Fernery was handed; it fi through the Mt. Eliza ?('p??' leadei?, o Mrs. F. Purnell, and' not thlrough iJ Mrs. Pownall as .stated iii the' last Ii issue of the "Stagdard." . ': Two pairs of gift socks were hand-i b ed in through Mrs. Howie's s~diiig bI circle: This c...
SEAFORD GROUP. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
SEAFORD GROUP. On Wednesday, November 22, the above group held a very successful dance and euchre party in aid of the Red Cross.' Both the dance and' the euchre were well attended, and £10/5/1 .was raised for the funds. This sum included a donation of £1/10/. from the Seaford Dramatic Club. which was giatefully acknow ledged by the president, Mrs. Miles. Mrs. Richmond and Mr. Beckwith von the euchre prizes, and Misses At kins, Lucker, Mott and F. Allan the Monte Carlo. '-The 'committee "desires to thank all, those who so generously contri huted to the supper and with dona tions of prizes, and who lhelped in so many other ways to make the evening such a success.
SOMER.VILLE WEDDING BELLS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
SOMERVILLE WEDDING 'BEL,8 Wreather conditions were delightful on Saturday afternoon, when a large number of friends and relatives, gath ered at St. Andrew's Church of Eng laiid to witness the marriage of Phoebe Lillizin, youngest daughter of Mr Charles Moore,. of Somerville, to .esley George, eldest son of Mr'and firs Leonard Clark, of Tyabb. The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. S. O. Seward. Miss Eileen Clark act ed as bridesmaid, and Mr J. Woods as best man. The bride looked beau tiful in her dress, of white organdie, trimmed with Valencia lace, the full skirt exteiiding to a short train, the close fitting bodice having short puff ed sleeves. A full length veil of white tulle held in place by a coronet of seed pearls and gold beads, to match thie: bag made of, the same material whvich •she carried. The bridesiiiaid was dressed in white georgette trim med with Valencia lace, the skirt bie -ing very. full and witli'a bodic of Va lencia~ lace.: She wvore a::shoulder length veil hel...
TENNIS CENTRAL PENINSULA ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
TENNIS CE!NTRAL PENINSULA ASSOCIATION Last Saturday's res'ults: A Grade: Morningtnoi I. 120 games d Somerville 57;, Red Hill 101 d Sor. rento 84., B Grade: Baxter 102 d Hastings 92" Red Hill 111 d Sorrento 67; Main Ridge 94.\d Bittern 90; Rosebud 120 d Tyabb" 37. In A grade three 'teams are now level at the top of the .list, Sorrento Red Hill and Mornington I. having each won six matches. In B grade, Red Hill, South have' a clear lead over other competitors, and have won every match played.
THE TURF PARS ABOUT DOWN-THE-LINE MEN AND HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
0^o Continern BAY ST., FRANKSTON THE TURF PARS ABOUT DOWN-THE-LINE -MEN AND HORSES. (By The Meteor.). Those people who saw Lady Monta gue struggling aloing at the roar of the field in the Fund Handicap at Moonee Valley on Saturday would hesitate to back her in any company again if they did not.know the reason for her shocking display. Yes, there was an excuse for her, and'.a good one, too. It seems that the mare got her tongue caught over the bit while at the barrier; and, as is only natural in the:circumstances, she was gasping for breath during the race. Her trainer, "Ack" Murray, still has hopes of Lady Montague winning the Epsom Cup this week. He has purchased a patent rubber strab to tie the tongue down in pcetion, and this had been tried out with success. "Ack," while hoping for the best at Mentone, is not a bit ipleased about the hooting which is likely to greet her on returning to scale. Still, as he says, he can take it I ! .I ff Jack O'Dwyer seems doomed not to win a race....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 8 December 1939
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