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CYCLING FRANKSTON AMATEURS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
CYCLING --0- FRANKSTON" AMATEURS The club run took the form of a' 28 miles handicap from', Frankston to Dandenong and Editlivale, finishing at Olsen's garage, Frankston. .i;The first around the turn were P.' Blum, D. Dunk and T. Baker,' wiho were all putting up a very good race. Blum had trouble with his chain, causing him to dismount, but he quickly caught up with his co-markers, and a very close finish resulted as followsi -T. Baker (6min.), 1; P. Blum (6 min), 2; D. Dunk (7min.), 3. Won 'by a length, with a wheel between second and third. Time, 1.19.30. Fastest time, C. Bailey, 1.16.39. In the Victorian teams' premiership organised by the Amateur Cycling Union on King's Birthday, the Frank ston amateurs put up a very credit able performance in coming second, in- spite of the fact that only four riders competed instead of the usual number of five. Chas. Bailey, Ken Nash, P. Blum and W. Brown repre sented Frankston.
LET'S WRITE A LETTER MR. C. CROFTS. A.C.T.U., Trades Hall C.1. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
LET'. WRITE, A LETTER MR. cC. CROFTS, A.C.T.U., Trades Hall, c.1. Dear Sir,--The decision of your council to attempt to boycott the National Register is not likely to gain anyl new friends for the Labor Party; in fact, it is sure to lose thousands of those unattached votes which win an "election. Youn council, by some species of discernment which it alone possesses, sees in the National Register the first step to conscription. We cannot agree with your decision. We claim to be democratic, and yet can see no harm in a national stocktaking. If that stocktaking only took into account human lives We would object, but as wealth is also to be brought to account, we agree with the Federal Government's decision. The bogey of conscription should be buried and forgotten. By conscription we take. it you mean compulsory overseas service. Never again, Mr Crofts, will it be possible (or advisable) to transport 350,000 of the flower of our manhood across the seas. Modern warfare would make' it imp...
TABLE TENNIS FRANKSTON MID-SEASON HANDICAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
TABLE TENNIS -0 FRANKSTON MID-SEASON HANDICAPS. The mid-season) handicaps were de cided this week, when the' resuits were again in. favor of the' ~back= markers. . . The .A grade-final: ;was w?on bi.R' Bowes from scratch, who. diefeated i: Fraser. This match "was fought .iii true sportsmen's' fashion, but" Bowes was a little thQ better. The previous match between L. Fraser (9) and W. Johnson (-5), last year's winner, was a triumph for Fra ser, who scored 31 to 23-a surprising result. The .B grade was won by. Mrs -Bur nell, who played very steady tennis and deservedi the victory. A nuniber' of the younger brigade showed splendid knowledge of the game, and with more. experience will be among the best players. The second, round commences on Tuesday.
PUBLIC HALL DISCUSSION. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
PUBLIC HALL DISCUSSION. (To the Editor.) Sir,-I decided, after writing the letter last week, that it would flhish nmy correspondence on the public hail question. Disgusted's . inability 'to understand the meaning of my pre vious letter, his curt rejection of my well-intentioned and friendly advice, the ridiculous construction whic'h he drew from my reference to certain street gardens forced me' to conclude that it was futile( to continue any fur ther controversy with him. The 'well known couplet '(slightly altered), written by an eighteenth century poet, aptly sums up his ability as a contro versialist, for so far he only "Compounds for 'schemes' he is inclined to, ? By damn~ing those he has no mind: to:" In your last week's issue a peculiar letter appears .under the iname of R. C. W?ells. ' In this 'letter"Mr'Wells ex presses his'determination that the in controvertible'reasonis he has for the erection of' a public hall will not be formulated in a letter to the press. It also conta...
GOLF LONS ISLAND GOLF CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
GOLFL LONS ISLAND GOLF CLUB" The second round of the presi dent's (Mr H. Hiscock) trophy was played. at the Long. Island. Golf Club on Saturday. Results: (36 holes)-146 R. Coxall (22) 73-73; 148 A. T. Muntz. (10) 73-75; 152 A. H. Talbot (9) 76-76; W. C. Gilbert (14) 77-75; F. Boulter (20) 74-78; 153. F. Vorratt (26) 77 76; .A. Falconer (21)..79-74;' i56 E. McBain (19) 79-77. These - players. qualify; for, match play.:: -
HALL AND HOSPITAL. To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
HALL AND HOSPITAL. To the Editor.) Sir,-In last week's issue Bunker discloses the 'fact that he is well and truly bunkered, and is incapable of making the fairways. The. proposed donation by the shire council of £1000 to thle building fund of a community hospital, to "say nothing of: future gigantic' maintenance costs of such hospital if estabilished, reveals prob ably the reason wily the Frinkston' cotincil has not fulids' available for productive works, to wit, the construe: tion of a new pu'blic hall or. the re constr'iction of the present Mechanics' Hall, consequently with this letter I shasll retire from the 'public hall con troversy. Ratepayers will no doubt recollect that just three years ago, in August, they were asked to re-elect a certain- councillor to enable a public was made, months-yes, years-have passed, and nowv approaching August, with 'the personnel of the local 'coun cil unchanged, ratepayers are stag gered to learn that the 'organisation of voluntary funds to bui...
FRANKSTON DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' SPORT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
FRANKSTON DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' SPORT The football season commencedryes terday with a practice' between the the school eighteen and' a team?romi University 'High' Scliool. : ' Despite • heavy 'rain' before ' the 'game; 'the oval wa~s in good coiidition. Although kicking' against a trding wind 'in the opening" quarter, the big ger local boys' soon ed'embiostrated their superiority and went on to ani easy win. Final scores: Frankston 11-17-83 University High School. 3-2-20 Best foci Frankston were.-Nicholls, Nilssen, Clarke Cubitt and Hay Goal-kickers were:- Nilssen 4, Nicholls 2, Allen 4 and Stone. A pair of spectacles -has' been. found by a High School pupil on 'the Frank ston Foreshore, and are available on application to the Headm~nster. STAFF CHANGES A recent addition to the staff is Miss Fallow,. a physical culture spec ialist. STAFF MATCHES In preparation for the- forthcoming inter-school contests the girls' hockey and basketball teams have played practice matches against ...
You Can't Take It With You [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
You Can't Take It With You The world is beset with troubles, turmoil, financial disasters; threats of war, unemployment, poverty and numerous other ills. What is the cause? Briefly put, JONEY and MACHINERY. We will lqave the latter for another day, and try and discover why money is the root evil of most things. A study of human nature in almost every country will show that a big percentage of the people have cast aside Christ foi the worship of mammon. Even many church goers still imagine they are followingv Christ when, i' the secret de'pths of their hearts, mammon is their first and only god. In the human greed for mnoney peopile trampi1e their fellow citizen's in thli duist, tirow them out of work, starve their children, extort crippling interest charges, give little to charity, and do almost everything which would have brought down upon them, if they had lived two thousand years ago, the bitter denunciations of the Carpenter of Nazareth. In their relentless pursuit of more and s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
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SOMERVILLE SOCIAL EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
SOMERVILLE SOCIAL EVENINd. The many fiiends of Mrs Jane Shep herd assembled. in the Metliodist Church on the evening of June. 16 to do honor to her on the-occasion of her 80th birthday. The church was filled to.capacity with friends of this highly esteemed lady, some coming long dis tances to be present. The gathering was somewhat unique. from the fact that-;every .religious sect in the dis trict was represented.-.. The function was- ably and -spccessfully organised by Mr and Mrs H. 'Johnson. SThe Rev. G. A. Osmond had -charge of the meeting and kept everything going merrily, until the last note was sounded. Parlor games were indulged in. chiefly by the younger folk. These were interspersed with the following items of harmony: . Songs, Mr Ivor Allison, Mrs V. Borley, Mrs Cummins, and Mr F. Jenkin; recitation, Billy Barber; mouth organ selections, Messrs E. Allison, C. Boyd and N. Re nouf;, elocutionary sketch, Mr Bert Maslin. Eulogistic references . to the Chris tian life and servic...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
ONE GIRLS' GRAMMAR SCHOOL 231 Beach Road. RBLIC DAY AND BOARDING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS S FEES MODERATE. by Motor BOu from Mordialloc, Black Rock, Beaumaris, Oaklelgh and Dandenong. KINDERGARTEN TO LEAVING. HONOURS. ctus on Applicatisn. Headmistress at home by Appointment. elt. 320. J. McCowan, B.A., Dip. Ed., Headmistress. MENTONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL AND BOARDING SCHOOL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. ry to Leaving Honours. Boys admitted to Kindergarten at of four. Separate Department for Junior School. o MODERATE FEES. thy Surroundings. Ideal Situation. Extensive Grounds. O ACHING COLLEGE. NIGHT CLASSES Pupils Prepared for all Examinations. Complete Provision for Boarders. r Prospectus and Particulars of Scholarships, Apply C. C. THOROLD, M.A., Headmaster. elt. 409 Tel.: Chelt. 409. ,,illlli,!!! lrl!lilillllill IT'S A FACT * '- , >' Your frock will be as neat ,. and attractive as when new, = after we' have Dry Cleaned and Pressed it. Prince's Laundry Head Office MENTONE. Tel. Chelt. 338. 3 LltR ?.??-...
"FELIX HOLT" SAYS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
"FELIX HOLT" SAYS THAT a visit to the Stadium is .a necessity if you are intent on broadening your mind and your outlook. There you will meet all classes -doctors, laborers, clergymen, artisans, lawyers, big busihess men, loafers, jockeys, clerks, gunmen, bookmakers-all blended together into "one big happy family." The spirit of camaraderie is highly developed among Stadium habitues. No formal introduction is needed with your neighbor, and if your luck is in you will probably be sharing his beer before the first prelim fighters have danced themselves to a standstill. A Stadium crowd gives vent to its feelings in a very decided man ner; there are no half-measures about these lads. If the continuously moving referee stops for a second to watch the boys he is soon moved on by a hundred voices telling him in no uncertain manner to "get out of the way!" The crowd loves a trier. Even it a boy takes.a lacing, if he tries his best to fight back he earns as much applause as the victor at the...
FOOTBALL POSITION OF CLUBS. A GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
FOOTBALL POSITION OF, CLUBS. A GRADE. -.P. W. L. Pts. Frankston ... . . . .. 6 6 0 24 Mornington ..... 6 4 2 16 Sorrento . . . ... 6 4 2 16 Hastings-Tyabb . . . . 6 3 3 12 Naval Depot . . . . . 6 3 3 12 Somerville . . . . . 6 165 .4 Seaford-Carrum . i . 6 0 6 0 B GRADE. Baluarring . . . 7 6 1 24 Naval. Depot .. . S 5 3 20 Pearcedale . . . . . 5 2 20 Frankston . . .. 7 4- 3 16 Red Hill . . . . . 7 3 4 12 Dromana . . .:. 3 3 4 12 Rosebud . . ..- ... .7 2 5 8 Hastings-Tyabb . . 8 2. 6 8 Baxter. , . .. .. . 7 0 7. 0
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
Tomorrow's Games A GRADE. HASTINGS v. FRANKSTON. SORRENTO V. NAVAL DEPOT. .SEAFORD:- CARRUM v. MORNINGTON. Somerville, 'bye. B GRBADE. RED' HILL V. BAXTER. PEARCEDALE v. DROMANA. FRANKSTON v. ROSEBUD. NAVAL DEPOT v. BALNARRI NG. Hastings-Tyabb, bye. T:'e Score oarid: A GRADE. MdRNINGTON 18.16 d. HASTINGS 17.9. NAVAL.DEPOT 14.19 jd. SOMERVILLE' 12.16: JORRENTO 16.16 d. SEAFORD-CARRUM 14.10.: B GRADE. 4,: FRANKCSTON 13.16.d. RED HILL 10.29. . BALNARRING, 21.16 d. PEARCEDALE 7.8., ROSEBUD d. NAVAL DEPOT. PLAZA THEATRE FRANI(8 Phone Frankston 407. Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24 The Famous Comedy Team of Stan Laurel and Hardy in their funniest comedy Swiss Miss For General Exhibition. Also an intriguing Mystery Detective Story r Sophie Lang Goes West Not Suitable for General Exhibition. A Popeye Cartoon. ,A Popular Science Item and 0 Color Symphoniy Tuesday and Wednesday, June 27 and 28 s Olivia De; Havilland and Dicki Powell in a breez= comedy of a Spoiled Heiress. Hard to Get For ...
FURNITURE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
FURNITURE SALE. Attention of our readers is drawn to the advertisement appearing in this week's auction column that, un der instruction received from Mrs. Silas Oliver, the whole. of the fur nishings: of her residence, which has been sold, are to be offered. at auc tion by Mr. Geo. G. Austin, in con junction' with Mr. W. J. McLean, on Tuesday fiext, 27th June, commencing at 1 p.m. ?'he sale will take place. on the Iroperty, which is the Oliver's Estate, Cranbourne road, Frankston, opposite the Frankston Cemetery. (The auctioneer would like known that this sale was previously adver tised to take- place on . Thursday, 29th June, but this date has been al tered to Tuesday, 27th June - two days earlier).
FRANKSTON COURT MOTORISTS FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
FRANKSTON COUKRT MOTORISTS FINED. At the Frankston Court on Friday Leslie Buchner, taxi drivbr,of Charni wood road, St. Iilda, whlo, traffic police alleged, drove a taxi roundy a bend in Pt. Nepean roiid, Mt. lEliza, on the incorrect side at 30 miles an hour on April 12, was fined £3. - ....Ray Haebich (19), of Bittern, was fined £1 for driving in a .dangerous manner on Pt. Nepean road, Fr~hnk ston, on April 10. Police evidence was that Haebich drove round the turn fromn Bay street to Mornington road at 25 miles an hour and forced other cars to swerve in order to avoid col lisions. Rubin Brown, of Bedford street, Collingwood, was fined £5 for driving a motor car on Pt. Nepean road, T'rankston, in a dangerous manner. Traffic police gave evidence that, at a speed of 30 milqs an hour, Brown pulled out of the line'of traffic on Oli ver's Hill" to' the incorrect side of the road to pads other cars; LICENCE RESTORED. Norman Dougall, who had his dri ver's licence cancelled and was flnbd £2...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
FOOTBALL. The following teams have been selected to represent Frankston: Frankston A v. Hastings-Tyabb: C. ,Harry, R. Staff; N. Sutton, J. Bee croft, E. Rosenbrook, T. Yates, A. Scoble, S. Peters, I. Hay, H. McComb, B. Gooda, D. Avery, F. Graham, T. Young, T. Alderson, J. Benson, W. Prendergast, H. Downs; 19th man, K. Downs. The bus will leave Wheeler's corner at 1.45 -p.m. sharp. Will 'all players see that their boots are well, studded with pointed stops? Frank ston B v. Rosebud: M. McFarlane, L. Richards, E. Bond, J. Peters, R .Ben son, W. Petrie, A. Petrie, H. Allen, R. Malcolm, S. Osmond,. C. Coxall, D. Henderson, S. Hart, L. Browns, K. Lovitt, R. Williams, J. Lee and E. Mc Comb. Emergencies: L. : Symons, C. Cummins, C. O'Leary.' OBTAIN your timber, Iron, cement, bricks and all building requirements . at competitive rates from Central ,7 Timber Yard.
DOUBLE DUTY GOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
DOUBLE DUTY GOWN. is Florence Rice's title for this black crepe mddifled dirndl model with blouse of sequins. Equally Ep propriate for dinner of formal wear, the blouse is beautifully formed of all over sequins with design of gold and scarlet roses contrasting with the monotone black of the full gathered
FILMY BLUE CHIFFON. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 23 June 1939
FILMY BLUE CHIFFON. 1?l1 skirts are on Eleanor Powell's t" list. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's lug star chooses this pale, blue on dance frock' for .formal wear. sbirred low-cut bodice ad'd wide ced skirt are joined by an extra ntly Wide girdle embroidered in and silver" sequins withl the hing embroidery o the fll' skirt:. er dancing pumps laced with blue Diets this deligiht danci en