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THE NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA LTD. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
THE NATIONAL BANK OF - AUSTRALASIA LTD. The' upward movement in profits disclosed by the National Bank of Australasia limited in recent years continued into the period ended March 31 last. increasing them to £351,245, the highest recorded since 1930-31. The dividend recommended for the second half of the year is at the iate of 6 per cent. per annunl. making the dividend 6 per cent. for the full 12 months. Movements in earnings and distributions during the last five years are: Year Ended Dividends March Disclosed Rate 31. Profits. Amount. p.a. 1935 £275,590 .£250,000 5% 1936 294,403 262,500 5.1% 1937 325,627 287,500 52% 3938 347,401 300,000 6% 1939 351,245 300,000 6% The principal movements in balance sheet figures since the previous March consist of: Liabilities.-Deposits and other an counts: Increase, £1,002,591. Assets. - Cash items, decrease £728,072; Treasury bills, increase, £ 285.000: investments-Government stocks, increase, £770,701; bills re ceivable in London, etc., decreas...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
PERSONAL. Cr A. J. Kirton, M.L.A., who, re turned tfis- week" from a holiday cruise to New Guinea, is again en gaged in attending his, .parliamentary duties. " The Minister for Civil Aviation (Mr J. V. Fairbairn) attended a" fruit growers'- conference at Dronlana last week.
AID FOR BLIND WORKERS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
AID FOR BLIND WORKERS' A pleasant eveniilg was held at' the Soldiers' Hall on Friday last, when the Frankston branch of the A.L.P. held a euchre and dance to aid the Blind Workers' Association. OBTAIN your timber, Iron, cement, bricks and all building requirements at competitive rates from Central Timber Yard.
LAND AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
LAND AUCTION. At Austin's Sale Rooms, Bay St. Frankston. tomorrow (Saturday, 3rd June) seven building allotments will be nuctioned under instructions from the Shire of Franskton and Hastingus for the. recovery of rates and interest due upon them. The catalogued allotments are of attractive size, eminently suitable for home building and consitute an at tractive opportunity to home builders or investors. Further details may be had from G. G. Austin, or Mr. R. C. Taylor, solicitor for the Shire. The auction will commence at 3 p.m. FRA'NKSTON Plaster Co. will re-line that old room or re-model your bathroom with latest mock tile sheets. Get a quote.
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
FOOTBALL. The following team..has been select ed to represent' Franlston against Mlorningtonl: C. Harry, T. Yates, R. Staff, A. Clapham, E. Rosenbrock, J. Beecroft, A. Scoble, I. Hay, J. Benson, H. McComb, D. Avery, F. Graham, K. Flynn, A. Petrie, H. Downs, T. Alder son, W. Prendergast; 19th man, N. Sutton; emergency, S. Osmond.
SKATING — FRANKSTON AND MORNINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
SKATING - FRANKSTON AND MORNINGTON. Skating is commencing at Frank ston every Friday and Mornington every Monday. A monster fancy dress carnival will be held at Frank ston tonight. There will be prizes for most graceful couple, best lady ska ter, best fancy dress, gents quarter mile handicap and hosts of other no velties. Nominations will be receiv ed at both nights for the Peninsula hockey team, number one and two, which wil lbe formed to play city and suburban teams. At Mornington a special sessions for learners and chil dren will be held from 3 until 5 every Monday afternoon, and free tuition will be given. Don't forget every Friday, Wattle Cafe Hall, Franketon, and every Monday, Royal Hall. Mornington. Admission 6d. .?I
ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL. Ladies' Annual Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL. Ladies' Annual Meeting. The annual meeting of the Ladies' Auxiliary, Frankston Children's Hos pital (Orthopaedic Section) will be I held at the hospital on Monday, June 5. at 3 p.m. Lady Latham will oc cupy the chair. A feature of the afternoon will be a talk by Mr. H. Barrett on his re "cent trip "abroad. An invitation is extened to all ladies interested in the work of the auxiliary. SHOOTERS, 12 guage English cart ridges 4/8 packet. Large stock of rifles and shot guns at Central Tim ber Yard.
FOOTBALL SOMERVILLE EXTENDS FRANKSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 2 June 1939
FOOTBALL SOMERVILLE EXTENDS FRANK STON. At Somerville on Saturday, the home team gave Frankston its hard est struggle to win for the season. Somerville, without the services of a couple of regular players, were a little late in getting into their stride. However, with O'Brien prominent in the centre, the football improved, and at half time, they were on even terms with Frankston. Excellent tussles all over the ground were witnessed, and some fine marking and long kicking kept spee tators interested. Somerville's captain and coach (O'Brien) shone in the centre, where he displayed championship form. Clever and elusive, an excellent mark and accurate kick. he had much to do with Somerville's snatching the lead ten minutes before the final bell. Players' tempers became frayed, and some nasty incidents occurred. These skirmishes are regrettable, as is also the umpire's failure to report obvious cases of spitefulness. If al lowed to continue, the league can ex pect displays similar to a f...
NEWS OF THE WEEK VALUABLE DOG LOST. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 June 1939
\ NEWS OF THE WEEK VALUABLE DOG LOST. A prize winning Cairn terrier, own ed 'by the Dell Kennels,. Frankston. was found to be missing on June 5. By adv'ertisement in this issue a re ward is of'ered for intormation lend ing to its recovery. DON'T forget R.S.S.I.L.A. Women's Auxiliary annual ball, Wattle Pal ais, Thursday, June 29.- Don Banks Orchestra. CITY TRANSPORT SERVICE., 'iThe City Transport Service, former ly conducted by Air -I. Rogerson, has been acquired by .Mr V. S. MlcComb, who will continue to conduct the ser vice fromt his depot, the Station Gar age, Young street. An advertisement in this issue gives details of daily trips to the city and suburbs. JUMBLE sale, June 16, Willard Hall, aid Mission StL James and St. John. Household clothing bar-, gains. . *. - . ; -
CHURCH NEWS CHILDREN'S SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 June 1939
CHURCH NEWS CHILDREN'S SERVICES. All lovers of children will be in terested to learn that a movement known as the Frankston Young Life Crusade has been inaugurated dur ing the past month. An after school service for boys and girls is held in the Willard Hall every Friday afternoon from 4.15 to 5 o'clock. The work is intended as an auxiliary to that of the Sunday Schools and ds interdenominational in character and on a purely voTun tary basis. Mr. Wall, who has had many year's experience as a "children's man," together with other. work?fi, including Mr. C. Morris ~Miss Allan and Mrs. Arthur (musical), are' re sponsible for the services. Parents and friends are cordially invited to send along their children and if possible accompany them.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 June 1939
PROFESSIONAL Phone 29 Frankston. Box 25 Frankston W. J. McLEAN SWORN VALUER. REAL ESTATE AND BUSINESS AGENT. 588 BAY STREET, FRANKSTON House,. Land and Insurance Agent. Furnished and Ugifurnished Rents Carefully Collected. Houses To Let E. W. OLLEY SOLICITOR, ETC. 440 LT. COLLINS.ST., MELBOURNE Phone: F4700. Formerly employed by William S. Cook and McCal!um). Attends Frankston Wednesday af ternooins. 2.30 to 5, and may be con suited at the ofilice 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 .55. Office: Mason's Buildings, Attends Mornington last Friday in Month, Somerville and Hastings, Hastings Court Days, Cranbourne, Couiicil Days. Trust Moneys to Lend. WILLIAM S. COOK & McCALLUM S?OLICITORS Temple Court (5th Floor) No. 422 COLLINS ST.,MIELBOURNE Attendances: DROMANA: 1st Wednesday in month FRANKSTON: Every Tuesday morn ing and on Saturday mornings from ...
HOSPITAL GALA NIGHT ON MONDAY [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 June 1939
HOSPITAL GALA NIGHT ON MONDAY To aid the fundst of the Frankston Community Hospital, a gala night will be held at the Wattle Dance* Palais on Monday night,. June 12. Members of the Frankston Branch of Hoadley's Happiness. House will combine with the hospital auxiliary, which has expressed sincere thanks for the wonderful help given by. the club. The function will ifeature nov elty dances. Patrons should watch for the lucky number given as they enter the Palais. Price of admission has been reduced to 1/6. . In view of recent developments,' un stinted support of hospital functions has become vital to the scheme.
WEDDING BELLS GOULDTHORPE—WESTAWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 June 1939
WEDDING BELLS GOULDTHORPE--WESTAWAY. At the Methodist Church, Somer- ' \'ille, last Saturday week the wedding of William Thomas Gouldthorpe and Ethel, Gertrude Westaway was solem nised by the Rev. G. A. Osmond. i The bride wor'e a charming white lace gown and a long veil. Her bou quet was of white chrysanthemums. The bridesmaids were Miss Violet ) Westaway, sister of the bride, and Miss Hilda RWestaway, niece of the 'bride. They wore cyclamen georgette. Their bouquets were of lupins and gladioli. The best man was Mr Stan Lucas, and Mr Cyril WVestaway, brother of. the bride, was groomsman. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr Norman Westaway. After the ceremony the bridal party drove to The Fernery, Frankston, for a reception, where a number of relative joined in the wedding breakfast.
HOSPITAL DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 June 1939
SHOSPITAL DANCE To provide money for repairs to the picture equipment at the Children's Hospital, the 3XY Branch is holding a dance in Oate's Wattle Palais on Wednesday, June 14. Dancing will start at 8 p.m.'> and continue until 1 a.ni. Admissionis 1/6. -
THE TURF WILLIAMSTOWN TOMORROW (By Espy) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 June 1939
THE TURF * -0- WILLIAMSTOWN TOMORROW (By Espy) 1.30-MAIDEN HURDLE *Brimboal .... ...... 1 Star Lover .. .. .. .. .. 2 Penfeld ... .... ...... 3 2.0-JUVENILE HANDICAP Chaldean' .. .. .. . .. 1 Old Red..... ..... ... 2 Maintenon .. ..·.. . ... .. 3 . 2.30-SPOTSWOOD TRIAL- Sir Ken ..... ...... 1 Request ... 2 Royal David .. ...... 3 3.0-PORT PHILLIP HURDLE- Dornford .. .. .. .. .. 1 Restford . ... . 2 Imitari .. .. .. .. .. .. 3 3.30-PT., COOK .HANDICAP Peggy O'Neil .. .. ..... 1 Phildean . ........ .. 2 Pibroch .. .... . ... . 4.0--ESPLANADE WELTER First Division "/Somerset .. . ........ 1 rialdevon . ......... . . 2 Keelie . . . .. .. . 3 I1..30-ESPLANADE WVELTJR- Second Division. Magic Circle .. 1 Plymouth Hoe ... . 2 Parodier .. ..... : 3
ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL ANNUAL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 June 1939
ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL 1- -o n ANNUAL MEETING Mrs. H. V. Higgins, vice-presi dent of the Children's Hospital, d in the unavoidable absence of the 1. president (Lady Latham), presid. j- ed at the annual meeting of the Frankston Auxiliary (Orthopae dic section) held at the hospital 11 on Monday.. Mrs. Hliggins, who was introduced by the auxiliary president (iMrs. Ed a mund Collins) congratulated the! aux Iliary on its excellent work on behalf d of the hospital. Dr. S. Altman, Miss e I. Laidlaw (Matron) and Miss M. Crick, principal of the Craft Hostel, o also praised the work of the auxiliary - which. Miss Laidlaw said, had been l an incentive to others. 'IThe honorary secretary (Mrs. Evan Pearse) in a comprehensive report referred to the death of a former vice-president (thie late Miss Gert rude Rennie) \whose inlterest and synl pathy in the activities of the hospital she likened to the tradition of the institution. The re;:ort disclosed that godds brought to meetings of the auxiliary d...
FLEMINGTON, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 June 1939
FLEMINGTON," :MONDAY.! 1.45-TRIAL HURDLE M1Vethuen .. 1 Exmoor .. .. .. : *. 2 Mac, Devon . . : . 3 2.20-PRINCESS HANDICAP-" Considerate .. . 1 Drenmsome .. . Romany Chief . . ;.:.. . 3 2.55--ROYAL STEEPLE- Deckard i. .. 1I Grantley . * Brightellq 3. 3.30-BIRTHDAY HANDICAP Mutable ......... .. 1 , Dignitary '.. .. . . . 2 Ruclkman .. .: .. . . . 3 4.5_-LAN CASTER HANDIQ AP Bow Tie . . . . 1 ýSilent, Sentry:.: . . :. 2 Kanuri. . 3 4.40-CORNWALL' HANDICAP Montazia. I' '" Soiixrset.C . ..- ' .. .. 2 Paiax . 3 4.. .. 3
C.P.T.A. BALL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 June 1939
C.P.T.A. BALL -0- "Pile annual ball of the Central Pen insula Tennis Association was held in the Hastings Hall on June 1. The hall was filled almost to capa city by ai happy crowd of dancers, representing every tennis club and nearly every district on the Peninsula. Mr C. Allela capably filled the posi tiol of M.C., and the music, was pro vided by Jack Billingsley's orchestra. There was a brief respite from dancing att 10 o'clock while the pre sentations were made. Mr Les I-IHaebich, president of the association, introduced MIr Sweeting, a member of the L.T.A.V. council. and also Mr R. Potts, the donor of the shield. Mr Potts congratulated the Sorrento club as A grade premiers. and pre sented them with the shield. to be I held 'by them for one year, after which it becomes the property of the Rose bud club. 'Thile time allotted for competition for theu shield had expired, with Rose bul and Bittern having recorded three prelmierships eachl, but as Rosebud had recorded that number firs...
Citizens Farewelled Representative Gathering [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 June 1939
Citizens Farewelled Representative Gathering Officers and congregation of. the Frankston Presbyterian Church met in the church hall on Friday, to bid farewell to Mr and Mrs A. W. Bruce, of Dandenong road, Frankston. The function was attended by re presentatives of the football and cricket clubs, the A.N.A. Lodge and the shire council. The Rev. F. Butchers, who Presid ed, referred to the deep and general regret at the departure of Mr and Mrs. Bruce. Mr. Bruce, he .said. oc cupied many positions in' the church. He was one of the original elders. and the eldership was the highest honor the local church could give a member. He was secretary of the envelope system of church flirnce and had given invaluable service in keeping the church' in a sound fin ancial position. Tt was also his uni que privilege to be a member of the ladies' guild, having on one occa sion raised.as much as £63 by his in dividual efforts. .The children, too; would miss him from the picnics, where he had always been ...
Referendum Proposed On Civic Site [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 9 June 1939
Referendum Proposed On Civic Site Following a notice of motion at the Shire of Frankston and Hastings Council meeting on Friday, it is expected that before August,.ratepayers will be given .the opportunity of deciding the site of a future civic centre in Frankston. Giving notice of motion that he would move at the July council meeting that a referendum be held, Cr. Wells said that a new Frankston court house was on the estimates, but thq site had not yet been de cided. Cd. Miles: It was left in your hands. Cr. Wells: There is a division of opinion among Frankston Riding councillors as to the best site for the court house. Continuing, he said he was not in favor of having the building erected in Thompson street, opposite the Soliers' Hall. He would prefer it on a site adjacent to the municipal of fices. He contended that the two blocks between the State School and the municipal offices should be pur chased by the council as the site for a civic centre. Action should be taken as soon ...