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Peninsula Teams Kick Off Both Grades in Full Swing Frankston's Comfortable Win [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
Peninsula Teams Kick Off 000 Both Grades in Full Swing Frankston's Comfortable Win Peninsula football began in earnest" on Saturday, when A Grade matches commenced In ideal weather. As was expected, the games were marked with a fair amount of uncer tainty by players in handling and dis posing of the ball. The number of behinds kicked was out of all propor tion to the tally of goals. Seaford at Mornington and Sorrento at the Naval Depot threw away all chances of success by inaccurate kicking. General unfamiliarity with the new rule, combined with decisions of the field umpire, which were at times perplexing, indicated that coaches could -spend more time in practical demonstration of this *phase of the game.
FRANKSTON DEFEATS HASTINGS PENNANT UNFURLED [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
FRANKSTON DEFEATS HASTINGS PENNANT UNFURLED The president of the Frankston Football Club (Cr W. J. Oates) un furled the 1938 premierssip pennant won by Frankston 'before the match commenced, and wished both teams the best of luck in the coming season. Prior to taking the, field Frankston players elected Cliff Harry captain, and H. McComb vice-captain. The opening of the game was mark ed by a period of general play. Back men on both sides defenided well and prevehted scoring. Some players were experiencing difficulty with the new holding-the-ball rule. Hastings seemed to be more successful in; this direction than Frankston. Umpire Petrie, who gave a fair exhibition in the centre, told both teams before play commenced that he would en force the rule rigidly to give them an opportunity of learning it. Hastings scored first. At the first change the score was: Hastings, 2.6; Frankston, 3.1. Play livened up in the second quar ter and bumps were given and takei freely. Fiankston, with McCo...
ADMISSION CHARGES. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
ADMISSION. CHARGES. (To the Editor.) Sir,-Visiting .a, certain Peninsula ground last Saturday;afternoon to wit ness a football -match I was surprised to see at the main entrance a large notice charging' children sixpence ad mission. It was always a gentleman's agreement amongst club delegates that no charge -for admission would be made foi children under 14 years of age ,the idea 'being to foster inter? est in our grand old natibnal game. Perhapis it is the decision of the club concerned to break away from that agreement this season. If so, it is to be hoped that none of the other clubs in the League will follow suit, but still carry out the old tradition in developing youthful iriterest. In their local clubs. There are' many people rwiti large families .in less-'fortunate positions- than 'other;- 6oing to :the present conditions prevailing. iMany of thesei people are keen followers of the game,- and probably better sports thani those who :really can afford. They "will'no, unfortuna...
SEAFORD FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
SEAFORD FOOTBALL: CLUB. The last of the series of euchre tournaments, which have been held 'at Mrs. Conningham's residence, was concluded on Monday evening. Mrs. Mossenton and Mr. Allen won - the first prizes,. and Mr. Whitehead and Mr. Darrodh the booby prizes. Mrs. Matthews won the prize for the ag gregate over the six playing nights. The next function, which the club will bold will be at Mrs. Whitehead's Pier Cafe in Station street next Wed nesday evening.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
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CRICKET GROUNDS. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
CRICKET GROUNDS. (To the Editor.) Sir,-If the president of the local Cricket Club can show any reason, no matter how weak, why a municipality with a high valuation, a 2/9 rate, and a water rate in proportion, a loan lia bility of £50,000,,witht a bank.over draft of .£11,542 on. top of the taxa tion burden of £100,000,000 a year,. an interest bill of £50,000,000 a year and a national debt of: £1,400,000,000 dragging at us all our lives, ,with every. prospect of this -new Govern ment increasing it, should support two independent sports grounds in its limited area, then I will send -in my quota to the establishment of a turf wicket not only on both these grounds but in every village in the municipal ity that want sone. But why, may I ask, cannot the cricketers pay for their own amuse ments? : The municipality would get a horrible shock if the members of the various private golf lilks were to make requests of a similar character. And why should they not? They are taxpayers, and generall...
HASTINGS-TYABB CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
HASTINGS-TYABB CLU5:. SThe secretary of ,the .Hastings-Ty abb Football Club acknowledges The following donations:.. Previously ac knowledged, .£5/4/-; Mr H. Kuchel. £2/2J-, Cr T. Devlin £1/I/., Mr :W. Jouning .1/1/-, Mr E. W. Sara /1/-, 'Mr. H. Kemstead. 10/-,. Mr H. E. Untiihank 10/6 Mr Harley Unthank 10/6.-Total, £12/10/6.. . -Members' tickets are- selling freely,` and the club "anticipates .a very- suc=" cessful season."
FRANKSTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
FRANK.STO N ,COMMUINITY HOSPITAL The following functions have been arranged to help the above funds. A dramatic concert by Somerville. Dra matic Society. is to be presented at Frankston Mechanics' Institute on Thursday, May\25, and a gala dance is to be held at the Wattle Palais on June 12. 'Dancing will continue from 8.to 1. Admission 1/6.
Standard Launches New Campaign Churches Can Help [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
Standard Launches New Campaign Churches Can Help Since Standard Newspapers Pty. Ltd. adopted a new policy two years ago a number of public questions. have been taken up by its papers, with beneficial results to the cpmmunity as a whole. It has now been decided to commence a new campaign to right a grievous wrong. The only reason we will offer for so doing is to apolo gise for not having done so two years ago. From this date onwards we Intend to wage a relentless, fearless campaign for the abolition of the dole and for the placing ofl the un employed in Jobs, paying a living wage. We feel confident that not one single reader of any of our papers will see fit to criticise our decision. On the other hand, we feel more than confident that every reader will be come an apostle, preaching the gospel of Christianity exemplified in the needs of the unemployed man and woman for help. VIEWS WANTED. We appeal to thinking people to send us their views for publication in "Your Safety Valve." This...
HOUSEWIVES MEET. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
HOUSEWIVES MEET.• The -monthly meeting of the Frank ston branch of Howey Court House wives took place at the Willard Hall.: Attendance was goodl and a pleasant afternoon Was spent. The usual cha-, rlty grants were allotted and, others spoken of for. future allocation 'A, team is entered for indoor bowls, and members are looking for*wrd to the' competitions,.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
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COMING EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
COMING EVENTS Tomorrow (Saturday): Auction, Aus tin's Market, 11 a.m.; R.S.S.I.L.A. old time dance, Soldiers' Hall, 8 p.m.; Talkies, Plaza Theatre, 8 ,p.m.; 50/50 dance, Junior Hall, 8 p.m. Wednesday (May 17): Clearing sale, Bittern-cows, horses, pigs, 'mach ery and sundries-1 p.m. Thursday, May 25: Somerville Dra matic Society, dramatic entertain ment, aid Frankston Community Hospital, Mechanics', Frankston, 8.30 p.m. Thursday, June 8: Somerville Dra nmatic Society play Quite House Party. Mechanics' Hall, Somerville 8 p.m., dance to follow. Thursday, June 29: R.S.S.L.L.A. Wom en's Auxiliary annual ball, Plaza Theatre, Don Bank's orchestra.
FRANKSTON MUNICIPAL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
FRANKSTON MUNICIPAL CLUB. Last Sunday .an 18 holes Istroke handicap was held. Result: K. Lovitt 84 16)-66; S. Davis, 75 (9)-66; A. Artis, 79 (9)-70; D. Miller, 99 (27) 72; F. C. Hill, 88 (16)-72. The play off was won by S. Davis. The gross score of 75 returned by Stan Davis is the best card yet hand ed in for a club, competition. This player has been returning splendid card~siand has now succeeded in re ducing his handicap to 5-, the lowest in the club. The handicappers believe that before the season is over they will be allotting him a plus mark. The following will be the B pen nant team to represent the club against Sandridge at Brighton, on Sunday, play to commence at 12.30 p.m.: J. Gloury, L. Haebich, -L. Danckert, K. Lovitt, K. Hanton, L. Prossor and F. Hill. Emergencies: E. Johnson and C. Tysoe. ASSOCIATES. The associates' nine holes handicap played on Wednesday was won by Mrs K. Woinarski, 57 (18)-39.
GIRL GUIDES RING OF ADVENTURES [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
GIRL GUIDES RING OF ADVENTURES ./In connection with this week's ob 'servation of "Guide Week," the Girl Guide Association is holding a "Ring of Adventures" in a number of centers in the State. Frankston has been selected as the centre which covers fronr Brighton to Frankston and the whole of the Morn ington Peninsula. - The ring will bei held in the Cran blourne road Reserve, Frankston, on Satuiday, May 31. It is anticipated that several hun dredl girl guides will attend.
GOLF NOTES LONG ISLAND CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
GOLF NOTES -0 LONG ISLAND CLUB Captain's Trophy.--First round: 74, A. H. Tarbot (9); 75, E. Davis (8); 77, H. Guest (13),, E. W1. Johns (16); 78, A. R. Saltmarsh (16), R. A. Scott (19); 81, F. Strong (21); 82, W. C. Gilbert (14); 85, E. D. MacKenzie (21), J. Granger (25); 89, F. R. Lucas (14); 90, R. G. Nicholas (19), F. N. Pearson (22.); 94, A. E. Whitehead (24).
INDOOR BOWLS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
SINDOOR BOWLS The first round of the Frankston -Indoor Bowls Association's 1939 sea son oipened on Wednesday night and some excellent bowling was witnes sed, especially by the newly formed Mt. Eliza Bush Fire Brigade team and the Fire Brigade Auxiliary. The outstanding match of the evening was that played between Fire Brigade Auxiliary and Sports A. After 15 ends scores were 11 all, lut in the last end Fire Brigade Auxiliary won 12 to 11. Results: Fire Brigade Auxiliary. 12 d. Sports B 10; Diggers A 21 d. Dig gera C 8; Mt. Eliza 17 d. M.U. 5; Fire Brigade 20 d. Sports A 7; Diggers B 21 d.:.Housewives. 6; Fire Brigade Auxiliary 12 d. Sports A 11; Diggers C. 18 d.: Railways 13; Mt. Eliza 18 d. Housewives 8;. Frankston Fire, Bri gade 12 'd. Sports B 10; Diggers B '17 d. M.U.. 14.
Charges of Assault Follow Seizure of Cattle [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
Charges of Assault oOo Follow Seizure of Cattle The; Frankston Court of Petty Sessions was occupied for a full. day on Friday, when charges of. interference with seized cattle, using obscene. language, andlassault were brought before Mr Pyvis, P.M. Mr J. A. P. Ham, prosecuting offi cer for the Shire of Frankston' and Hastings, brought information against J. H. Williams, of Hastings road. Frankston, of having interfered with cattle seized by the proper officer of the council (William • Richards) for the purpose of being placed in a neighboring place of safe custody on March 23, 1939. Information was also brought against J. H. Williams, by J. A. P. Ham for having used obscene language in a public place on March 23.. William Williams was charged with assaulting William Richards, ranger of the. Shire of Frankston and Hast ings, on March 23, and counter charges of assault on the same date were 'brought against William Rich ards by William Williams and J. H. Wiiliams. Pleas of not guilty ...
Policy of A.N.A. Stated by Mr. Parker [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
Policy of A.N.A. oOo Stated by Mr. Parker In response to an invitation extended some weeks ago, the General Secretary states the policy of the A.N.A. on national insurance. Un fortunately, this letter was receive d just as last week's papers were ready for distribution, and included a comment on the lack of a reply to our invitation. We regret that we Were unable to withdraw our article, and we thank Mr Parker for the trouble taken in his reply. In accordance with the undertaking given at the time of issuing the invitation, we: offer no criticism of his letter, but publish it for the information of readers as the policy of our greatest Australian society on national insurance. 379 Collins St., Melbourne, C.1., May 3, 1939. The Editor, Standard Newspapers, 10 Park Rd., Cheltenham. Sir,-The article appearing in your paper on April 14 has just been brought under my notice. I was ab sent from Victoria for several weeks, hence the delay. It can be assumed that in respect of national insu...
FRANKSTON I.O.R. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
FRANKSTON I.O.R. The usual fortnightly meeting of the social secretary, No. 151, was held last Tuesday night. There was a fair attendance of members, a large amount of business being trans acted in preparation for quarter night on May 23. Reference was made to the loss from our midst of the late Bro. F. E. Renouf, who was the bld est member on the books. If he had lived a few months longer, he would have completed 50 years membership of the Social Tent. He joined the "r der on August 17, 1889, and has pas, sed through all, offices of the Tent. lie was junior superintendent foir some years and it is to his faithful stewardship that we owe our junior tent. We extend our deepest sym nathy to his family.