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FRANKSTON THEATRE GROUP [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
k RANKSTON iHEATRE GROUP (By "Stargazer") Before I' give you my slant or two more of the players ir "Grand National Night," I musl remind you that the box plans are now available at both news agencies, and that the proceeds from the opening night will be given to the Brighton and Darl ing Babies' Home. Two newcomers, who will ?e playing their first season, are Edward Wilcock and Les 'Hun ter?. but, both made their debut in the two "bob-in" productions held. earlier this year, and if you were in the audience you will recall Edward . as the butler in "Truant in Park Lane." Prior to living in Frankston he was with the Geelong Players in such plays as "Rookery Nook," '"The Whole' Town's Talking," eac., There must be something about Edward's "butling," be cause, in "Grand National Night," he will play an old family re tainer - this time, "Morton," a staunch and ,loyal servant to Gerald Coates. Les Hunter's -first appearance was as "Dr. Biglan" in "A Little Bit of Fluff," and now he is bu...
The Standard Home Magazine [?]ttacks Australian [?] Football [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
m aqanht ttacks Australian oolball that the ABC always will be with us. get the ABC to play the game our way. IS financed by our money, and exists ice and pleasure. t cusltler tthi thle tvilIopinl s. Buit I cal el that mlanl ales deservl Alan I hall( get down t( iLS an accusa inter-capita onal not State use I heard ' dui ing the de casting Bill). Victorians are nmes specially ,tll Wales lis sl e [I'I right ulit Australian Tasmanian lis. imilar fashion. ks ago, I nont wave of a nit i(. ?", as such featured ex rsonalities, and ey phone nInl ace. (Inciden usic ?" appears proper place I hea:'d a dis thall in Alt's a "programnlme to give a digest that clue from ws ? Yes, I little "news a planned AUSTRALIAN LL. The at upon £50,000, alleged, the National Football Council was to spend on propagandising Australian Rules Football.- - This column is not interested in the respective merits of foot ball codes, or whether. or not football councils are .enti led` to spond cash on "selling" their p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
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ANNUAL A[?] PRE-SCHOOL C[?] FREE KIND[?] [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
ANNUAM PRE-SCHOOL0 FREE I In response to peal, the Frank Centre and Fas has received the tions to date, ad appreciation toth Miss Gallus .. Mr. and Mrs. J Tayler Mr. N. Morris.. Mr;. M. Holland . Mr. R. 1. E. S. & A. Bank. Mr. K.: Stevenso Mr. H. E. Parker. Mr. R. S. Ryan, P. G. Hosking .. Mr. L. Parnell Mr. Wal. Jones. Central Ton Plaster Coe. Mr. H. Burk .. Mr. A. E. Roge Mrs. D. K Ie Mrs. E. Kent. Mr. and Mro Taylor .. Dr. S. Moroney Cr. W. Klauer. Cr. Hirst . Cr. Grice .." Mr. B. Flood Mr. A. I. End Mrs. T. L. T Mrs Quinn Capt. MOY Mrs. J. indsa C. N. Meyer Mr partirto Standard Ne IM.ULO·.0. Nepean Mr. and llb Sheehan . Total to date
Let's Write a Letter TO MR. EDMUNDS M.L.A. Parliament House, Melbourne. Dear Sir, [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
TO MR. EDMUNDS, 1I.L.A.. Parliameirt House, Melbourne. Dear Sir, There are times w1'hen you" exasperate us, more particularly whiten-you cross verbal uswords wiith those of other parties who are fightilng the veryT satne battle as you, but we write to con gratulate you. on drawing iattention in the House- to the practice of Parliamentarians being supplied with complimentary tickets by Racing Clubs. Of course, as was to be expected in a House .-constituted. as it is, your remarks were made the subject of banter, but ;we can assure-you thatthe great majority of elec .tors would support you, at least in this matter. :-hy is -it .necessary for racing clubs to supply free tickets for' members' of Pariiaiment? ,:It is a very bad practice. Meim bers of Parliament should ensure. that they are under nio obli gation whatsoever, . to any vested interest if they are to carry out', their high 'office in a :.proper manner. The offering and acceptance of gifts --even of race tickets - should not b...
BRICK FLATS SOLD AT AUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
'BRICK FLATS SOLD AT: S,. AUCTION 'As advertisd' in our last issue, MrI. Geo..":G;' Austin, auctioneer, of Bay Street, Frankston, offered tie fine Pir'- of brick villa flats, situated at: Park Street, Franks? ton, for auction last Saturday. About ' 0 ?0:'. people attended under boisterous conditions, and a number showved interest in the property by entering into ::the bidding. This culminated in the eventual sale to a prominent re sident; Mr. Reg Coxall. The tovwn is fortunate in the purchase being made by this garden-loving citizen who feai 7tured in winning a "Sun'-" Ideal adird~ri Comiipetition and, i· doubt will exploit hisiity a t ne'. iew. premrises :; : . :
PRE-SCHOOL CENTRE [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
SPRE-SCHOOL CENTRE -:At the -first' c6mmittee meeting of the' new`finiancial year there was a:' fullattendance of mem bers. :Plans were made for l.aising funds in: the forthcoming year. Corresponidence included a let tier;of thanks :from Mr. and Mrs. Allan Taylor to the .committee, the parents, and ,well-wishers of ,the Kiiidergarten' for the presen tation of a china morning teaset on a stainless rtray. made at the recent ,annual mineeting. They also .expressed their in tention to .'retain ;their keen in terest in the movement, and said .that .thejr associations with the Kindergarten had' been a great pleasure to -them. 'Teenagers! A party especially for .'teen a.-gers &lt;is being ,arranged for Fri day; September 30. There will be dancing games' and competitions with good prizes; a floor show by .a leading' -teacher of :ballroom dancing;, an'd otheir- attractions all this to be followed by 'a deli= cious supper: More details will be published in later-issues.:. . Christmas ...
LIBERAL-COUNTRY PARTY FRANKSTON BRANCH NOTED SPEAKERS AND PLAY ON AUGUST 30 [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
LIBERAL-COUNTTRY PARTY FRANKSTON BRANCH NOTED SPEAKERS AND PLAY ' ,ON AUGUST 30 SThe Frankston branch of the Liberal :and Country Party of Victoria is .holding a general meeting 'in the Mechanics' Hall next Tuesday, August 30, at 8 p:m . :'Speakers will be Col. R. S. Ryan, M.H'.R., and Mr. Harold ·Holt, M.H.R. ' During -the remainder of the ;evehing a one-act play will be presented by the Ad Libbers, and the cast will comprise selected members of the speaker gaopUP of the Liberal and Country Party. The, play, enititled ."Weather .Or Not," has been- presented with ,great-success elsewhere, and dis ,clbseis how th Go+vGernmei-iit, hav-.I
RUTH'S MAIL BAG [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
RUTH'S MAIL BAG Dear Ruth, -, Thank you very much for the Honour Card; it will be the first Honour Card I . we .got. We- went to Bendigo a f rtnight ago,, and had a look at 1 e mines. I wonder would you 1: able to get me a pen-friend t'rough your page?-Yours truly. J ipot Steel, 6 Palm Court. I cankston. Dear' Ruth. -- Please excuse ?me for writing in pencil, as my fbuntain pen is getting a refill. It was I that sent in the sketch of Mickey Mouse, Minnie, Donald Duck and Pluto with Side to Side, and did not, put .in my name, because I hiid so many things to do that it completely slipped my 'mind. 'I am sending in another drawing. - Yours sincerely, Brian Murphy, 116 Gould Street, Frankston. (I enjoyed your latest effort, Brian'.-Ruth). Dear'.Ruth, - I d~id not know last week's competition, but I think I know --this' week's com petition. I have a kitten wlch. is always getting into trouble. I know only a few girls of your Club; .I am just'about to do my homework. I'in very interested...
V.R.J. KLAUER NOT OPPOSED FOURTEEN YEARS. [?]ing President Honored Civic Dinner. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
1. J, KLAUER NOT OPPOSED FOURTEEN YEARS ing President:: Honored Divic Dinner:: an outstanding dinner, given at the Pier ht, by the retiring Shire president, Cr. .W. the sterling ttribute paid to Cr. Klauer him Parliamentary members, and Council' offi-. In of his sterling year's work in the chaiir; big evidence of his great popularity. with': epayers alike. cers present ratt, Wells, etti, Grice, irth, Webb, don; Messrs cretary); E. ); H. Varcoe e (Assistant ylor (Shire gy was re wood. e Messrs R. d the Chief W. Leggatt, an, former a popular n. as propos dent. of Federal arians, Cr. Hirst said they, • as : councillors, had no politics, and he hoped' it would ever remain -so. Council lors, he said; should not Tdabble in politics. All the interest Coun cils should have in Goverriments was how much they were going to get out of them.. All must real ise the parlous state of Councils today, he said,' and the existing need for assistance from the Fed eral Government. ..He welcomed Messrs .R...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
Hartnett Car For Seaford Yet? Federal Member Has Great Hopes Responding to the Toast of Parliament, at the Civic. Dinner at Frankston on Friday, Mr. R.,S. Ryan, M.H.R., said he understood the Hartnett Car project'had not been.dropped, and he. assur.ed therm "there; were- yet. very .good-, prospects: of.: seeing the Hartnett car industry established at Seaford.- .If .it was not. the. original full industry, it ..would still be. on a. fairly large scale. OLSEN'S. Phone 101 Order Your Car Now For Your ANGLIA PRIEFEICT FOlR) V8 (cTi:'roM3 SEI)AN - ''lPanel anuls andl Conmelllialls. Franiikston's Only Authorised andl I)istributors. Talxis For lire. .A.C.V. OF1l'ICt?,. iHu'norous Meniu The Dinner Menu read: "BETWEEN ME & U." Soup. - Wade through your "Creme of TOMASETTI" with WEBB feet. (The front end loader would be useful). Fish. - Put ALDENtal troubles away while the CARPenter your cul-Bert. Poultry. - Press cut'tings of FOWL-er, with Kananook diredgings. (What a dish to be REA...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
R ITC HIES OF FRANKSTON LICENSED GROCERS YOUR FAVORITE BRAND AT MELBOURNE •Y,- PRICES ! WHISKEY - MILNE'S CORIO Small. 7/6d. OLD COURT. GILBEY'S CASTLE Laged JUBILEE RU1 1, BEENLEIGHFrom . 'TREASURE ISLAND TO 14/-d. MORETON'S T IMPORTED RUMS ALSO IN STOCK "TRUE VALUE AND FRIENDLY SERV'CE"' o need to bu new Lounge Suiter or Car et Our proved o thmodern leaning process on the spot in your own home restores your furnishings like new. ýlllree1011JOUNE CARlPET CLEANIII SERVICE ,lraoe U/// 2866 URKE RU. DAII IN ER V. I7TAMIIN BAR . Fresh Fruit and Vegetables at prices to suit the purse are always on sale at PRATT'S: MELRAY STORE. This food store caters for all youri :requ'ire'ments, including Groceries,, Cooked Meats, Poultry, 'etc. P'tatt's make it easy for children doing the shopping, one list and one lot of change for all Fruit, Vegetables,. Groceries or Hardware. LET PRATT'S DELIVER YOUR FULL PROVISION ORDER'I'THS (.EEK - A TRIAL" WILI SATISFY PRATT'S STORE 82 YOUNG STREET. PHONE 22 ....
YACHTING FRANKSTON CLUB "JOCK" STURROCK TO LECTURE [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
YACHTING FRANKSTON CLUB "JOCK"'. STURROCK TO LECTURE Members who had the good .fortune to hear Mr. "Jock" Stur rock (international and Olympic yachtsman) on'a recent visit to the club will be pleased to know that Mr. Sturrock will be in Frankston again next Friday evening. , The Victorian championships of the 12-square metre class, to gether with elimination heats for .the championships at Hobart, Iwill be sailed at Frankston on the first two week-ends in IJe cember, and the purpose of Mr. Sturrock's visit is to give skip pers' an outline on' tactics, to gether with a discussion on sail ing: rules. Boat-owners and members should attend and get first-hand information from this -outstanding yachtsman, who gained a lot of experience on his visit oveiseas. Annual Meetiig :.'The annual meeting has been tentatively .arranged for Friday, September 30. The report will give 'a review of activities for the past season, and the balance sheet will show the club's financial position to be sound....
C.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
C.W.A. oNearly. 1000 members of thec Country Women's Association met at. Dromana last Tuesday for the Peninsula ::Branches' Conference. Frankston branch was well repre sented. - : e r .The Frankston president (Mrs. J. ',E; ".Grce)- is, out to makes Frankstonri C.W.A. branch's birth day: .party- in ,September some thing to remember. The Naughty Nineties' Mannequin Parade will display models nearly 100 years old.. ,"Crazy hats and fun for all" is the slogan:
GOLF PENINSULA COUNTRY CLUB GYMKHANA [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
GOLF . PENINSULA'' COUNTRY CLUB GYMKHANA The Associates of the Penin sula Country Golf Club will hold a .Golf. Gymkhana on Friday. October 21, to aid the funds of the Menzies Home for Boys. Members, of the V.L.G.U. are invited to support this effort, and assure a successful day. There :.will be stalls, wheels, long driving, and putting com petitions. Luncheon and morning tea will 'be 'available. Bridge tables may also be booked..by ringing Mrs. Dunstan (Mt. Eliza 325). Fir further .in formation re this event, readers may ring Mrs.'McMeekin, U 3645, or Frankston 802 (Mrs. Barber).
HOSPITAL APPEAL LAGGING PUBLIC RESPONSE DISAPPOINTING [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 25 August 1949
HOSPITAL APPEAL, LAGGING PUB3LIC _ IrESPONSEi D])ISAPPOIN'TIiN' Committee membiers and ofli cials of: Frankston Community Hospital are very perturbed at the poor, response to date by the pub lic to' the Hospital's annual ap peal for urgently-needed funds. .As present times are the most difficult in history, for the running an'd financing of ,hospitals, it is hoped dthat a great response ,to the appeal will be noticed from this week onward.