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(To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
(T'Co the- Editor.) Sir,-The time is long overdue when a frank statement should be made as to what precisely is the policy of the council of the Shire of Frankston and Hastings upon' the question of providing a public hall to serve the requirements of the commu nity. For months past the council has repeatedly been urged to proceed with the scheme, but the strong rep resentations which have been made by the public bodies representing the ratepayers have been virtually flouted and have resulted only in studied eva sion of the issue. The suggestion that the subject is a delicate one is not very helpful ,nor is it an acceptable excuse for inac "tion;' a.situation is only embarrassing when one is embarrassed in it. To the-~ contrary, the question is- a straightforward one which demands a straightforward answer. The council is under a very definite obligation to emerge from its seclusion and make a public statement upon this import ant matter. Let the council now speak for it self and jus...
TABLE TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
TABLE TENNIS The following is the draw for A and B grades: No. 1, Diggers No. 2; 2, Fire Brigade; 3, Church of Eng land No. 2; 4, Old Students; 5, Ch. of England No. 1; 6, Diggers No. 1. First round: 1 v 2, 3 v 4, 5 v 6, Sec ond round: 2 v 3, 4 v 5, 1 v 6. Third round: 6 v 4, 3 v 1, 2 v 5. Fourthl round: 4 v 2, 1 v 5, 3 v 6. Fifth round: 5 v 3, 2 v 6, 1 v 4. Second round of matches, numbers reversed. Match to be iplayed at room of first-mdntioned club. B Grade.--oNb. 1, Fire Brigade; 2, M.U.I.O.O.F.; 3, O14 Students; 4, Cli. of England No. 3; 5, Military.; 6, Ch. of England No. 4; 7, Children's Hos pital. ' First round: 1 v 2, 3 v 4, 5 v 6, 7 bye. Second round: 2 v 3, 4 v 5, 1 v 7r 6 bye. Third round: 3 v 1, 6 v 4, 7 v 2, 5 bye. Fourth round: 5 v 1, 6 v 2, 7 v 3, 4 bye.; Fifth round: 1 v 4, 5 v 2, 6 v 7, 3 bye. Sixth round: 1 v 6, 5 v 3, 7 v 4, 2 bye. Seenth round: 4 v 2, 6 v 3, 5 v 7, 1 bye.
SHIRE ROADS GRANT APPLICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
SHIRE ROADS -0 GRANT APPLICATIONS. The Shire of Frankston and Hast ings at its last meeting decided to imake-:applications '.for roads:, work. from Federal aid money as follows: Wells road £500, Skye road £1000, Golf 'Links road £1000, Heather Hill road £500, Two Bays road £1000, Ty abb-Tooradin road £1000, Lower Somerville road £500, Bungower road £1000, Grant's road £500, Coolart road £1000, Stumpy Gully road £1000, Loder's road £1000, Grayden's road £500, Boes road £1000, Bound ary road (Moorooduc) £1500, Bound ary road (Mt. Eliza) £1500. MAIN ROADS. Applications for grants from the Country Roads Board are: Pt. Nepean road..?£5000, Frankston-Flinders road ;£24500, Dandenong road £500, Moo ro'oduc.. road . £750, Cranbourne "road £750, .Baxter-Pearcedale road £250, Mornington-Tyabb road . £100.
Public Hall Question Ratepayers' Opinions [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
Public Hall Question oOo Ratepayers' Opinions The following letters to the editor are selected.from several deal-._ ing with the same subject, the desirability of building a decent public hall to serve the requirements of the residents of;'.Frankston." So far no lettersi against the proposal have reached :thi?' office. When or if they do they will certainly be published, as:the Standard is anxious to have the general' opinion of ratepayers on' thiSl important matter. '(To the Editor.) Sir,-Frankston councillors have on many occasions boasted from public. platforms the progressive policy of the council and of the many thousands of pounds they have expended on so ca.;ed public orlks for, it has been alleged, the benefit of the ratepayers. To progressive citizens with the wel fare of the district at heart, the boasts of these councillors, courting the votes of ratepayers at election time, when all the local councillors seem to speak as one man with one voice appear mere idle words. -Th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
FOR' Flying Standard QUALITY CARS EE BRETT 24 PLAYNE ST., FRANKSTON Phone 77. F.H.S.O.S.A. Re-union,' Saturday, May 27. Old time, modern and novelty dances. Excellent orchestra and supper. The Peninsula's largest selec tion of Men's and Boys' Wear. i.ii.i!!.i.i.iiiii.!i i i i!....................... .!i . Sturdy Clothes for ...Work Work day clothesfor ii work day .obs -the kind we sell will give the best service. fEADIE'S 587 Bay St., FRANKSTON. 'Phone 352.' Work Shirts, Trousers, Coats, Over-, lois. All types of Workers catered for. Variety and Prices Unequalled. WHY THE DOLE AX MUST GO ? et M1akin:. French Polishing. in et iphnlterinfr. ASTER CRAFTSMEN (L. F. WILSON & BROS.) ,r or voung and Beach stret.ts (opp)o te 'ailw l gites) xc.llent recommendations from P romineilt Residents. FRANKSTON MOTOR GARAGE Melbourne Road. FRANKSTON Phones 101, 97. Old established authorised General Motors Dealers, Chevrolet and Buick Cars. Our propositions on trade-ins SRt. best in Town. It ...
LEGAL ANNOUNCEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
LEGAL ANNOUNCEMENT. * An announcement appears in the Professional Column of this issue that Mr I. E. Gittus, solicitor, is attending at 76 Young street, Frankston, on two evenings each week. Mr. Gittus re ceived his formal education -at the Frankston High School, where he was dux of the school. and Citizenship Prize winner in 1931 before going to study law. In his final year at .the University he Was awarded the Su preme Court Judges' Prize of £50 for articled clerks. Since leaving the High School he has 'been associated wit'h the Collins street firm of Ab bott, Beckett, Stillman and Gray, with whom he completed his articles.
AN APPEAL. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
AN APPEAL. (To the Editor.) Sir,-The Frankston Benevolent Secretary would be very grateful if residents would be kind enough to give ,any spare blankets, clothes for an O.S. woman, and girls' clothes and shoes. Goods.may be left at 4"Lewis street, or Standard office. These things are urgently required.-Yours etc., H. WHITTAKER.
REPLACING SUSTENANCE COUNCIL'S SPECIAL CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
REPLACING SUSTENANCE COUNCIL'S SPECIAL CONFERENCE. At a special meeting of the fin ance committee of the Shire of Frankston and Hastings, held this (Friday) afternoon, a full discus sion on the abolition of susten ance labor will take place. The special meeting was decided upon at the last meeting of the coun cil 'held on Friday after Cr Miles had withdrawn a motion to form a depu tation to approach the Minister for Sustenance on the subject. Cr Pratt said that the proposal was a new and worthy scheme, but he considered it would receive short con sideration if it was presented to the Minister" without full consideration. Before the council acted, it should know its exact financial position.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
SPECIALS FOR MEN pOFRTS WEAR in the Newest Styles and Shades. Perfect cut. ING GEE OVERALLS, in K'haki and Navy. Quality that will last, 5/11 and 8/11. All our Men's Goods are Cheap and Good Quality. LADIES! Smart Ready-to-wear Hats, Frocks and Coats. Prices Lower Than the City. All the Latest in Wools for Knitting. Be Cosy and sleep in good sheets and Onkaparinga SBlankets. Marsh all's Drapery Store Bay Street, Frankston BEATTIE'S DRAPERY STORE FRANKSTON HOUSE BUILD INGS Men's Football Knickers, black and white, from 2/6 pr. Do We Serve You? Many people are enjoying our choice MEAT II and saving a penny or two every time they buyl Given the opportunity, we'll please YOU with BETTER MEAT, II VALUE AND SERVICE. SRobinson Marks BUTCHERS, BAY ST., FRANKSTON. Tel. 214. Illlllllllllllu lluuuu mu mmll 111111111111111 1111 11111111111111mm m n num We are proud of the delicious flavour of our HOME MADE CAKES. Only the best butter and eggs are used, and the baking is done under the most hygi...
MILITIA NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
MI.LITIA- NOTES . miniature: rifle range has just been instalbd at Friankston drill hall, ~wbih should prove of great benefttf gduring 'theywinter ontlths A bivouac is t4"be held at Mornington;' race course fromn June .10 'to' 12 (King's birthday week-end)..
DANCING HAPPINESS HOUSE £208 IN YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
DANCING -- n- HAPPINESS HOUSE £208 IN YEAR. The sum of £208 has been distribu-. t?d to local charities by .Frankston brithch of Hoadley's Happiness House in the 12 months' of its activities. The sqcretary (Mrs T. Nolan) madel that announcement on Monday night when the club held its birthday party dance at the Wattle Palais. A birthday cake, bearing one candlei had a prominent place in the birth day celebrations. Thanking the members for their loyal support of the branch and es pecially the hon. secretary (Mrs J. Nolan) for her untiring efforts, the president (Mr Bert Artis) said that the amount of money raised was a tribute to 'the enthusiasm of mem bers of the social club. Proceeds of the function were do nated to the Brighton Babies' Home. The committee of the institution was' represented by Mesdames " EdmunA Collins, Bond, Ham, Mentiplay, Ash worth and Pym. The first annual meeting is to be held on Tuesday, May 16 in the Wil lard Hall, when officers and the com mittee for the ens...
COUNCIL BREVITIES BUILDING PERMITS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
COUNCIL BREVITIES BUILDING PERMITS Buildings permits in the shire for the month of April: One new building (value £250). Frankston: Two new buildings, one alteration (£990)..: Mt. Eliza: Two new buildings, one altera tion -( £2900) TREE PLANTING. ? Trees will, be planted, in! tlie follow ing roads in theB shire:. Hillside grove, Betty street, Grange road (38), Lid desdale avenue (60), Barnes street (60), and Campbell crescent (60). GOULD STREET MAIN. A. deputation will wait on the State Rivers and Water Suipply Commission to request the installation of a larger wvnter -main in Gould street.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
NEW MIIENTONE Phone "c4 PARAMOUNT, MORDIALLOC Phone 64. Three Changes Weekly. SATURDAY AND MONDAY Norma Shearer and Tyrone Power Marie Antoinette (Not suitable for general exhibition) Also Laurel and Hardy Blotto For General Exhibition. MATINEE SATURDAY, 2.30 p.m. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY Joel McCrea and Andrea Leeds Youth Takes a Flingg Also Frances Langford and Phil Regan The Hit Parade Both Pictures For General Exhibition. THURSDAY and FRIDAY, Lynn Bari and Brian Donlevy. Sharpshooters Also Douglas Dumbrille and Charlotte Fields The Mysterious Rider Both Pictures For General Exhibition. CAR PARK, WITH ATTENDANT, FREE. COMING SATURDAY AND MONDAY. Sabu, Valerie Hobson, Raymond Massey D r The Drum Also` Bing Crosby and Francisa Gaal Paris Honeymoon Both' Pictures For General Exhibition. CHELTENHAM & DISTRI I CO-OPERATI'." SOCIETY LTD. SCAN SUPPLY YOUR REQUIREMENTS IN Grocery, Ironmongery, Crockery, Brushware, 'Glassware, Paints and* Oil, Rope and Twirie,. Wire Netting, Fencing ...
AMATEUR TALENT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
AMATEUR TALENT. Arrangements are being made to conduct an amateur talent competi tion in Frankston at an early date to aid the funds of the Minton Boys' Home. The competition will embrace a. wide selection of items, including music, dialogue, recitation ,mimicry, etc. Inquiries may be made at the Stahdard office. Further particulars will be published at a later date.
SOMERVILLE DRAMATIC SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
SOMERVILLE -0- DRAMATIC SOCIETY Rehearsal by the Somerville Dram atic Society for the play "A Quiet House Party," are readhing a fine peak of perfection. The play will be presented at the Somerville Mechan ics' Institute on Thursday, June 8, and at Frankston on .a later date. At the conclusion of this dramatic entertainment, a dance will be held. SCOUT WEEK. In, connection with Scout Week, the local troops of Scouts and Girl Guides attended the afternoon service in the Methodist Church on Sunday last. Mrs Zuppinger, w-ho had some.years con nection with the Scout movement, gave an appropriate address. PROPERTY SOLD. The property in Jones road for many years owned and occupied by the late Mr George Gomm has been sold to Mr Mann, a newcomer to the district.
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, MAY 12 AND 13 [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, MAY 12 AND 13 The Ritz Brothers, three of the screens most popular comedians, will be seen on' Friday and Saturday in their funniest picture to date, Ken tucky Moonshine. Interwoven with the plot is a romance between tthe well-known singer, Tony Martin, and Marjory Weaver. The story centres round a group of unemployed enter tainers who are waiting for an audi tion when they hear that a radio tal ent scout is to be sent to Kentucky to get real hill-billy talent. So the three travel to the hills, don whiskers become involved in a long-forgotten fued, but manage to steer the talent scout' in their direction. Extricating themselves from the obvious results of this fraud is what provides most of the uproarious fun of the film. Romance, comedy and breath-taking thrills form the keynote of Romance for Three, the second feature. The all-star comedy cast is headed by Frank Morgan, Robert Young, Mary Astor, Edna May Oliver and Reginald Denny. The theme of th...
STREET LIGHTING SCHEME. Council to Experiment. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 12 May 1939
STREET LIGHTING SCHEME. Council to Experiment. Prior to.the probable installation in Frankston of a new system of street lighting, seven lights, similar in style to those in use. at the Mile Bridge, will be' installed .in the streets of Frankston. Cr Pratt told the last meeting of the council -that similar lights were seen at a recent visit to Hawthorn and Box Hill. The lights gave at least twice as much visibility as the present groups of three at the cor ners of the streets of Frankston. The present clusters of three cost £11, while the cost of the new lig'hts would be £14. He moved that the State Electricity Commission be asked to in stal, as an experiment, the new type of lamp at each end of the gardens in the main street, two adjacent to the railway station in Young street, and one at=the corner of Playne street and Young street. The motion was seconded by Cr Oates and carried.