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WEEK-END ACCIDENTS. Pole Wrecked. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
WEEK-END ACCIDENTS. Pole Wrecked. At 3.30 a.m. 'on Sunday. a motor car driven by J. Kirton, aged 19 years, son of Mr. Kirton, manager of the State 'Savings Bank, Frankston, and Mrs. Kirton, crashed into al tele phone pole in Pt. Nepean road, near the Mile Traffic Bridge at Frank ston, completely wrecked the pole, which came to rest on top of the car. The telephone service was dis organised for some time and the car was wrecked. Kirton suffered shock and an in jured knee. His chest was pressed onto and broke the steering wheel of the car. At 9 a.ni., a car driven by N. Giles, aged 21 years, process worker, Mel fay avenue, Moonee Ponds, collided at the same spot with a 'motor truck driven' by Frederick Walker, plumber of Glenmorgan _street, East Bruns wick. Giles had pulled up to inspect the wrecked car by the roadside when the vehicle driven by Walker crashed into the rear of Giles' car. Giles' car was wrecked. Walker's truck was badly damaged. Both drivers were severely shaken.
HORSE INVOLVED. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
HORSE INVOLVED. A motor car driven by Keith Har ris, radio salesman, of Florence ave., Frankston, came into collision in 'Hastings road, Frankston, about 11 .a:m. on Saturday, with a horse-drawn vehicle driven by George Barnett, Mc Mahon's road, Frankston. The force of the impact threw Barnett over the body of the motor car' heavily to the roadway. He suffered severe bruises, painful aibrasions and shock. : The horse was severely injured and will, it is expected, have to be destroyed. The motor car jumped an embank ment 7. feet high and. came to a stand still against a tree. Harris suffered cuts on the face,' and shock.
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. Spawn of the North, the principal attraction on Friday and Saturday's programme, stars George Raft and Dorothy.Lamour in a thrilling drama of the Alaskan salmon fishermen. Little" Orphan Annie, the supporting featiire, shows Ann Gillis and Robert Kent in an interesting story of girl hood. The programme. is completed by a Fox Gazette. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. JUNE 6 and 7. The popular Jones family appear again next Tuesday and Wednesday in a typical humorous story entitled Safety in [Numbers. Jed Prouty, Spring Byington and Shirley Dean play the leading roles. Mr Motto Takes a Chance will be the other attraction on this pro gramme, starring Peter Lorrre in a thrilling tale of amateur detection. Others on the cast include Rochelle Iudson and Robert Kent. Several short items complete the programme- a cartoon; Maid in China, Toyland Casino, an interesting subject; and a novelty number, Game f Jai-Alai. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. JUNE 9 and 10. Breaking the Ice...
BAXTER TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
BAXTER -0 TENNIS CLUB. The opening of the new tennitis court is to be held on Saturday, when the premiership pennant will also be unfurled. Arrangements are well in hand for the tennis club's dance to celebrate. the first premiership won by the tennis club since entering the competition. The dance is to be held, on June 8, and K. Foster's orchestra of three in struments has been engaged. The committee is looking forward to a very successful evening..
NEWS OF THE WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
NEWS OF THE WEEK ________nOo Before you buy that Chbvrolet car or truck see Olsens, Melbourne road, who are the old established General Motors dealers. :Make sure of the. above address, where you will get your' best trade-i4i value. The FranlS" stoli Motor Garage. Phone 101.
SOMERVILLE SOAP BOX DERBY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
SOMERVILLE --0-- SOAP BOX DERBY. After being postponed last, weea because someof the drivers had.more important business elsewhere, t. e Somerville. Soap Box Derby °was* ru off on Monday at' Monks Hill. The start was. at Barber's gate and the finish at the bottom of the hill, the course was marked off into three lanes. There were three entries Bill Barber's stock: model ".Cyclops" (with pedals removed); Thornell and Simcock's "Lucky 13," and Robin Williams' "Green Flyer." A series of three races were run, Thornell and Simcock's entry proved to be the speediest, being driven three times to victory, twice by Kevin Thornell, and .once by Barry Sim cock. ..Robin. Williams drove intb second place on each run, Bill Bar ber having to be content with thirs place. There is a good deal of specun lation as to how long Thornell and Simcock ' ill retain the champion ship. FOOTBALL CLUB. Although Somerville were beaten by Frankston on Saturday, the game proved one of the most exciting that` has b...
MODERN CAR DISPLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
MODERN CAR DISPLAY. A very successful show of Chevro let and Maple Leaf passenger and commercial vehicles was held in Frankston on Friday last. The whole range of 1939 models was on display and considerable interest was roused. Every phase of modern transportation was covered from the light delivery Chevrolet to the four ton 17ian. wheel base Maple Leaf. fitted with 4-yard tipping body and special hydraulic hoist. Two particulaily striking exhibits were the Maple Leaf 3-ton model fit ted with McGrath semi-trailer to carry 200 sheep (the same capacity as a railway sheep truck) and on the same type of chassis a timber jinker loaded with three kauri logs, weigh ing 11 tons. Altogether there were 19 different types of vehicles, includ ing the Buick Special Sedan, which attracted much attention. Mr. J. S. Adams, the proprietor of the well-known garage in Bay street, was responsible for the display and is to be congratulated on arranging such a novel and successful method of presenting th...
BEMBRIDGE SCHOOL CELEBRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
.- BEMBRIDGE SCHOOL CELEBRATIONS. Twenty-seven adults were present at the Bembridge State School on May 19, whehi Empire Day celebra tions and a bazaar were held. The children sang Empire songs and formed a pageant. During the cele brations the school committee pre sented a new flag to the school. The bazaar, organised in conjunc tion with .the Junior Red Cross, raised £3/1/2. The amount will be sent to the Children's Hospital. A memorable day closed wit 'after nodn tea. S I&
Church Notes METHODIST. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
o-0 METHODIST. An In Memoriam service will be held in memory of the late Mr. F. R.enouf, of Frankston, at the Metho dist Church on Sunday evening, 4th June at 7 o'clock. The choir will render a special set ting of music to the words "For All the Saints." The subject. "If Winter Comes" will be the purport of the ad dress to be given by the Rev. G. A. Osmond. Members of the I.O.R. have been invited to attend the service. The lateMr. Renouf was one, of 'the oldest members of the society.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
PROFESSIONAL W. J. McLEAN SWORN VALUER. REAL ESTATE AND BUSINESS AGENT. 588 BAY STREET, FRANKSTON House, Land and- Insurance *Agent. Furnished and Unfurnished Rents Carefully Collected. Houses To Let E. W. OLLEY SOLICITOR, ETC. 440 LT. COLLINS ST., MELBOURNI Phone: F4700. Formerly employed by William S. Cook and McCallum). Attends Frankston Wednesday af ternoons, 2.30 to 5,' and may be con suited at the office of Mr W. J. Mc Lean, Estate Agent, Bay Street. Private Address: Park Road, Chel tenham. ROBERT C. TAYLOR, LL.B. SOLICITOR Residence: Oliver's Hill, Frankston Phone .155. Office: Mason's Buildings Attends Mornington last Friday in Month, Somerville and Hastings Hastings Court Days, Cranbourne, Council Days. Trust Moneys to Lend. WILLIAM S. COOK & McCALLUM S. OLICITORS Temple Court (5th Floor) No. 422 COLLINS ST.,MELBOURNE Attendances: DROMANA: 1st Wednesday in month FRANKSTON: Every Tuesday morn ing and on Saturday mornings from 9 to 10. Mechanics' Insti tute. Messages ...
PRESBYTERIAN. Farewell Social. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
PRESBYTERIAN. Farewell Social. The early departure of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Bruce has occasioned very deep regret and this .will be ex pressed this evening (Friday) by; a valedictory social to be held 'in the school hall. Though the notice is necessarily short, it is anticipated that-there will be a large number of townspeople present, together ,with members of the congregation. The service?-" on Sunday ?will be taken by the Rev. F. Butchers, who will also preach at Somierville :in the afternoon. ';Pi' a
A KITCHEN TEA. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
A KITCHEN TEA. Prior to the marriage of Miss Vera Hamilton and Mr. A. Montague, a kitchen tea was held on Monday evening at the Junior Hall, at whi.h Mr. and Mrs. A. Scoblo were tho host, and hostess. In formally presenting the guests or honor with an attractive array of beautiful and useful gifts,' Mr. A. Gay ler wished them happiness and pros perity in the future. In a few words Mr. Monta guo thanked his many friends for their entertainments and presentations. Thanks to the host and hostess and their friends was expressed by Cr. P. Montague, on behalf of Mrs. Monta gue and Hamilton. Apologies were received from ,rs. Oates, Wells and Ienast and Mr. E. T(err.
COMING EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 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, 8S p.m.; 50/50 dance Junior Hall, 8 p.m.; 50/50 dance Wattle Cafe, S p.m. Saturday (June 3): Sale of buildings, allotments, Shire of Frankston, in Austin's sale rooms, Frankston, 3 p.m. Sunday (June 4) : Diggers' Golf Tournament, 10 a.m. Monday (June 5): Frankston Auxili ary Children's Hospital (Orthopae dic Section Annual Meeting, 3 p.m., at Hospital. Wednesday (June 7): Lecture on International Situation, Oates', S p.m, Thursday (June 8):. Somerville Dra matic Society splay, Quiet House 8 p.m., dance to follow. Monday (June 12): Furniture sale, Austin's sale rooms, Frankston, 1 p.m.; Community Hospital Gala Night Dance, Wattle Cafe, 8 p.m. Thursday (June 29): R.S.S.I.L.A. Women's Auxiliary annual ball, Plaza Theatre, 8.30 p.m. Thursday (August 24) : Frankston Fire Brigade golden jubilee ball.
R.S.S.I.L.A. FRANKSTON BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
R.S.S.I.L.A. -0 FRANK.STON BRANCH. The old time dance Saturday. even ing was again very well attended. The Monte Carlo dance was won by Mr. F. Piper and MIiss M. Lomax. The committee will meet next Mon day, nt 8 p.m. DIGGERS' GOLF TOURNAMENT ON SUNDAY. An 18 hole handicap golf tourna ment will be held at the Municipal Links on Sunday, commencing at 10 a.m., and is open to all Diggers and Dads in the district. Good trophies are to be awarded to the winners. Further information may be obtained from Mr. E. Kerr.
WEDDING BELLS CORLETT—DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
WEDDING BELLS CORLETT-DATE. White marquisette over taffeta was chosen by Miss Jean Marjorie Date on the occasion of her marriage to Mr. Stephen William Corlett, which was celebrated at the Lygon street Church of Christ, on Thursday, 18th May. The cermony was conducted by Mr. S. R. Baker (former pastor; ut Shepparton) and both the bride and groom were unattended. The bride, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Date, of Shepparton, was a charming ;figure in her bouf fant gown, which was fashioned with a very full skirt, tucked from the waistline to the flowing hem. The simple corsage had a hear't-shaped neckline and very full puffed sleeves. A coronet of crystal blossom held in place the delicate folds of her finger tip length veil of tulle, and she car ried ,a bouquet of nerines and azaleas.' The bridegroom is the only son of Mr. andMrs. C. S. Corlett, of "Te Koa," Cranbourne road, Frankston. The reception was held at the "RWild Cherry," Collins street, after which Mr. and Mrs. S. W...
THE TURF FLEMINGTON SELECTIONS. (By Espy) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
THE TURF FLEMINGTON SELECTIONS. (By Espy) 1.45-YORK HURDLE-. *Koke King ...... . .... 1 Dornford . ......... 2 Bridge of Dee .. ...... 3 2.20-ROTHSAY HANDICAP The Progeny ........1 Silent Night . ..... 2 Xavier.. .. 3 2.50-HOPETOUN STEEPLE Giant Killer .... .... 1 Deckard . ... .. . .* . 3 Brightello ........... 3 3.25-ROYAL HANDICAP Parodier ..... .... Lynch Law .. Brown Ben .......... 4.0-SANDRINGHAM HCP The Trump . " " Mutable ... ....... . 2 Pibroch . 3 4.30-BUCKINGHAM HCP Marianne .. ... ...... j' Carry Over . . . 3 Gladstone .. .. ....
JUNIOR HALL DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
JUNIOR HALL: DANCE. As usual, the Junior Hall was thronged with a happy crowd of dan cers on Saturday night.. The final of the Pride of Erinacom petition was very closely contested and resulted ina win for Mr Ambrose Bombardier` and Miss" Irene Lloyd. The Monte Carlo dance was won ,by Miss C. Eunson and partner.
Public Hall Question Further Correspondence [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
Public Hall Question -oO - Further Correspondence Further correspondence on the Public Hall question gives evidence of continued public interest in this subject. The letter published below states the case against such a. -project. (To the Editor) Sir,-In last week's Standard, "Dis gusted," in a letter remarkable for its unsupported assumptions and invidi ous comparisons, advocated that Frankston, through its elected Coun cillors, should proceed at once to er ect either a new' up-to-date town hall or reconstruct the present Mechanics' Hlall. It was urged that 'by so 'doing the present unspecified "urgent" re quirements" of Frankston's citizens should be provided for. It might reasonably be expected that "Disgusted" might have enumer ated some of the urgent requirements that cannot now be provided for owing to the lack of a public hall, but his lengthy' epistle ignores this aspect :of the' question.' In. his letter he writes-"Tlhen again, it may be asked is a golf course more progress...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
PERSONAL -0~-- An afternoon tea party given Mrs. H. Robertson by her sons, Messrs. Alex. and Harry Robertson, at Tally Ho, Melbourne road, Frankston, last week, was attended by many friends. Mrs. Read and her daughter, Edna, returned to their home at Trafalgar after spending a holiday at Frank ston. Messrs. Frank Craven, "Bonny" McMillen and Bob White left Chelsea last week on the Oronsav for a holi day trip to Suva. Mr. A. Batye is spending a holiday In Sydney. * * * Mr. Bert Scales, who has been stationed at the Groofe Island (Nth. Australia) air base for several months, has been spending a few weeks holiday at Frankston. Mr. Scales made complimentary refer ence to the efficiency of equipment and organisation at this important out post. He will return to the air base shortly. Miss Hazel Dunlop, who was operated upon for appendicitis at tie MaRxwelton Private Hospital, is re ported to be making satisfactory pro gress.