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THE SILVER SCREEN NEW MENTONE AND PARAMOUNT. MORDIALLOC. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
THE SILVER SCREEN -o ~-0-- NEW MENTONE AND PARAMOUNT. MORDIALLOC. On Saturday and Monday, Elizabeth Bergner and Michael Redgrave star at the above theatres in Stolen Life (not suitable for general exhibition). A picture •so different, so refreshing, you'll be amazed, ,played by an out standing cast-Elizabeth. Bergner, a new, exciting personality, playing a dual role, and Midhael Redgrave, England's star, who madena hit in The Lady Vanishes. The supporting fea ture is Fredrick .March and Virginia Bruce in There Goes My Heart (for general exhibition). She "w'anted something to happen, he wanted a big story. But they both got what they really wanted. Their fancy free for all .adventures will:give you the most thoroughly entertaining time of your life. On Tuesday and Wednesday, The Dead End Kids feature They Made Me a Criminal. (not suitable for gene ral: exhibition)., Blazing with' a fury that will forever remain unforgettable, searing drama that will rivet you to your seat, this story...
TALENTED CONCERT PARTY FOR R.V.I.B. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
TALENTED CONCERT PARTY FOR R.V.I.B. 'Mr Richard Bourke, an artist new to Frankston audiences, who will appear at the concert to be held in the Frankston Mechanics' Hall on July 19, in aid of the funds of the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, is an outstanding baritone. Comedians who will appear are Mr. Tom Lockhead (Scotch) and Mr Fred Champion. They will be assisted by the clever impersonator, Miss Zell Manners of radio fame. Miss Maisie Ramsay, formerly of J. C. William son's Opera Coy., is a leading Mel bourne soprano. Other artists are Mr Fred Sutcliffe (tenor), Mr Pat Coleman (bass) and Miss Pascoe Webb (contralto). Mr Eric Fox, who has acted as accompanist for the late Madam Melba, will be at the piano.
INDOOR BOWLS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
INDOOR BOWIS -0- Results of this week's matches: F.F.B. 13 G. Sports B 11, Diggers B 11 d. M.U.I.O.O.F. 8, F.B. Aux. 15 d. Sports A 9, Mt. Eliza 16 d. Housewives 5, Railways 13 d. Diggers C 9, Mt. 'Eliza 13 d. Sports B 12, Diggers C 11 d. M.U.I.O.O.F. 10, Diggers A 17 d. Sports A 15, Railways 16 d. Diggers B 9, F.F.B. 16 d. F.B, Aux. 13.
DANCE FOR THE BLIND AT JUNIOR HALL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
DANCE FOR THE BLIND ,AT JUNIOR HALL Scores of Chinese lanterns over head and-colorful streamers radiat ing from a huge basket of artificial roses were features of the attractive decorations at the Junior Hall on Saturday night when the 1st Frank ston Scouts' dance committee held. a dance in aid of funds of the Frank ston Auxiliary of the R.V.I.B. More than 280 dancers, representative of most of the Peninsula towns and parties from Dandenong, Chelsea, Noble Park and Pakenham. attended the bright function, which both fin ancially and. socially, was probably the most successful held in the his tory of the organisation. . A tasty supper was served. No velty dances were a feature of a comprehensive programme. Those. successful were: Monte Carlo, Mr. F. Allen and Miss Townsend; lucky partner, Mr Kevin Flyn and Mrs J. B. Jolly; Maxina heats were contest ed. The successful dancers were: Mr R. Jenkinson and Miss J. Pratt, Mr L. Watson and Miss C. Beaumont, Mr K. Flynt and Miss P. Youngs, Mr ...
HASTINGS R.S.S.I.L.A. PRESENTATION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
HASTINGS R.S.S.I.L.A. PRESENTATION The last meeting was held at Has tings on June 20, with a record at tendance, over 50 members being present. They came from places as far. apart as Somerville and Balnar ring, the reason being a surprise presentation to the sub-branch's im mensely popular and capable secre tary, Mr Wall. At the completion of .the business portion of .the meet ing, Mr MacDonald (a vice presi dent), introduced the subject of the presentation, which was followed by a heartfelt tribute on behalf of the sub-branch by the president (Mr Sara), in which he spoke of Mr. Wall's work and the esteem in which he is held. ,Mr. Lew Cole also spoke feelingly of Mr Wall's fine qualities. Mr Wall? looking rather bewildered, was very much moved. He belittled his own efforts on behalf of the sub branch, but was very pleased to ac cept the gift as a token of goodwill. The presentation, an inscribed clock set in beautifully grained,. wood, wits contributed to by every member of the sub-...
R.V.I.B. Further Donations. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
R.V.I.B. Further Donations. Mrs J. B. Jolly, hon. secretary of the Frankston auxiliary of the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, de sires to acknowledge receipt of the following donations for the mainten ance fund of the.institute: 1st Frank ston Scouts dance committee, £5; Mr Bert Carter, £ 1/1/-; Mr F. Lbry, £1/1/-; Mrs B. R. Pirani, 5/-. Pre viously acknowledged, £ 26/9/6. Total, £33/16/6.
THE TURF FLEMINGTON SELECTIONS. (By Espy) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
THE TURF -f FLEMINGTON SELECTIONS. (By Espy) 1.45-MAIDEN HURDLE RACE The Brewer... .... ....; 1 star Lover ...... .. .2 Lord Tolgus .. 3 .2.20-MYROSS HANDICAP Old Red... ........ Pure Gold .... .. .'. 2. Maintenon .. .. .. ... 3 2.55-QNT. HURDLE- . Green Cape ... .... .. .. 1 Pooley Bridge ......;.: ... 3 Re'stord: .. .. .. . . ..: 3 3.80-KENSINGTON STEEPLE-. Elegance .. ....... '. .. . Jack Tar.. . .. .. ..2? Turf Boy.. .... .'. .. . S4.5-WINTER HANDICAP=. Prlince Sion ..... ... 1 Desert Chief .. . 2 Frll Pr ico . v- .. 4;40-IRAMOO HANDIICAP Hilton ... ....... 1 Magic Circle ...... .. 2 Rambler'... .. ....
A. N. A. SOCIAL, JULY 6. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
A.N.A. SOCIAL, JULY 6. The fortnightly meeting of the Frankston branch of the Australian Natives' Association was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Monday. The president (Mr D. Symonds) presided over a large attendance of members. Three new mnembers were proposed. Nominations for the position of vice-president are in the hands of the committee, and will be decided by ballot at the next meeting. The ;position becomes vacant through the illness of Mr S. Laysell. It was decided, after discussion, to hold the annual ladies' night in the Mechanics' Hall on July 6, when the committee hopes all old and new members will be present. The committee has left no stone unturned to ensure that the function will be one of the best yet held by the branch. An address' will be given by the Chief President (Mr Dwyer) which will be full of interest to members. The Mechanics' Institute floor will be specially prepared for dancing from 8 till 12, and the, Jesswick orchestra has been engaged for the occa...
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS FRANKSTON RIDING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS -o FRANKSTON RIDING Cr J.', L.ratt, J;P., :who retires from the Frankston council by ef fluxion of time in August; will again be a candidate. A very strong organising committee has been formed, with Mr A. Weston Pett as chairman, and Mr Cecil Rams dale as organising secretary. Renew als of his past widespread support have been assured Cr Pratt.l Mrs Allan Taylor, who established a precedent last year as the first woman candidate for municipal honors in the shire, has announced her candidature for the vacancy. Mrs Taylor's com- I mittee rooms are situatedat her home in Park street, Frankston.
PLAZA THEATRE JUNE 30 AND JULY 1. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
PLAZA THEATRE JUNE 30 AND JULY 1. The principal picture on this pro gramme is an uproarious comedy call ed Merrily We Live. Brian Aherne, who has the lead with Constance Ben nett, is shown as a novelist and tra veller, and Miss Bennett, a daughter of a hen-pecked business man. Others involved in many awkward situations are Billy Burke, Patsy Kelly and Ann Dvorak. The second feature is a delightfully appealing 'story, entitled, Michael O'Halloran, and begins with a society lady, Wynne Gibson, who becomes too ?i?volous aiid is divorced by bher 'hus band, only to be brought together again- in the middle of a court suit over the custody of their children by two orphans, whom she has looked after. A Donald Duck color cartoon and an Australian News complete the pro gramme. JULY 4 AND 5. Angels Wrth Dirty Facesi the prin cipal attraction next Tuesday and Wednesday, features 'James Cagney, Pat O'Brien and the famous Dead End Kids.- This dynamic drama is dedi cated to the ideal that the worl...
MUNICIPAL VOTING COMPLETE SECRECY [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
MUNICIPAL VOTING --o--"- COMPLETE SECRECY The Premier (Mr Dunstan) was reported to have announced yester day that an amendment of the Lo cal Government Act would be intro duced into Parliament this ses sion to ensure the complete secrecy of the ballot in municipal elections. The amendment is expected to be similar to that passed by Parliament last session on Parliamentary elec-. tions, and will -mean .the discontin uance., of the practice of marking the number of the elector on the back'of the ballot paper in mutnicipal elec tions. LOCAL APPROVAL. The secretary of the Shire of Franklston and Hastings . Vigilance Association (Mr: R. C. 'Wells) said last night that representations hitd been -made to the. Premier by the As sociation,.on this subjcet. In a letter to the. Association written on No vember:;30, 1938, from the -Premier's office it was -stated that the. Govern ment :would -give consideration to the proposal of secrecy- of the ballot for municipal elections.
Rechabites 68th Anniversary [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
Rechabites 68th Anniversary Celebrating the 68th anniversary of the Frankston branch, I.O.R., &lt;'a dinner, followed by a social evening, was held in Frankaton House .f6n Tuesday.', 'The function was attended by 100 guests, including representatives from Daridenong, Chelsea,. Red Hill and Dromana branches of the I.O.R., and: officers. of the ,local 'branches of the A.N.A. and M.U.i.O.O.F. The Loyal toast was proposed by. Rev. G. A. Osmond. District Chief Ruler Findlay, in proposing,a toast to members of visit Ilig friendly societies, said that in Victoria membership of the Rechabite ,Order had increased by more than 2000 in ten years. The toast ,was responded to by Mr D. H. Petrie, secretary of the Austra lian Natives' Association, and Mr L. Behets,' N.G. of the M.U.I.O.O.PF. ; Toasts to members of district kind red societies, including the Frankston Junior Tent, were proposed by Mr A. Corlett and responded to by Mr Jar man (Red Hill). A toast to the Frapkston Social Tent w...
FRANKSTON'S STREETS OR ARE THEY? [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
FRANKSTON'S STREETS -o ORARE THEY? Heavy rain in the ',ast fortnight has revealed in no uncertain manner the very poor condition of several of the most used streets in the town. A correspondent who is in business in the main street and prefers to remain anonymous, expressed his views in :a letter to the Editor this week thus: Sir,-Is 'it not time that something was done to repair the surface of the roads in Frankston? The part at the intersection of Playne street and Bay street looks as though enemy aeroplanes had been. using it for tar get .practice. After a shower of rain it is a, mass of. potholes .filled with water inches deep. Surely the coun cil with an abundance of metal and the proper plant at its disposal could do something to remedy this. A few weeks ago men were at work filling in the potholes at this sec tion, but the continuous stream of traffic seems to have worked the metal loose and the position is, if anything, worse than 'before. The whole section wants tearing up ...
BALL AND EUCHRE IN AID OF HASTINGS-TYABB FOOTBALL CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
BALL AND EUCHRE IN AID OF HASTINGS-TYABB FOOTBALL CLUB, The ball and ~5 euchre held.in the Public Hall, Hastings, on June 22 was a great success in every partig?laxr? and the' clubi has.benflited to.a'ala'rge extent. Too much praise cannot be given to the ladies' committee of the club, which left no stone unturned in its efforts to make the evening a suc cess. The weather was not at all kind,. being very wet and cold, but this did not stop a large number attending from all parts of the Peninsula and Melbourne.. The £5 euchre was no doubt an' attraction, as '86 players sat down 'for battle. The 'euchre was under the supervision of Messrs P. 'Wilson, F. Barclay and A. Haddock, and every thing Went off without a hitch. Twelve games: were played, with the following results: Gentlemen, Mr B. Sposito; ladies, Mesdames A. Camp bell, Marshall. and Langholz (divide). Dancing ,was carried on ink the hall to the music of Mrs Cook's band, and the M.C. from Dromana kept things going merrily. The...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
""The Standard" cTANDARD NEWSPAPERS PTY. LTiD., Owners and Publishers. Office of Publication: Bay Street, Frankston, Victoria. SUBSCRIPTION. RATE-2/6 PER QUARTER, Post Free within the Commonwealth. Publishers of Moorabbin News. Sandringhamn News Ormnond News. Hampton News Morcialloc City News. - Mornuiugton Standard' Franlkton Standard. City of Chelsea News Diack Rock News. ITS AN EVAN DAVIES PRODUCTION You are .invited to Try DAVIES PURE WHOLEMEAL BREAD. The most nutritious food that is made. There is no added ingredients such as flour or color in our wholemeal bread. t is the whole wheat ground, nothing extracted or added. Doctors recom mend it for both young and grown up. We also manufacture PURE WHITE and VIENNA BREAD. GIVE US A TRIAL. DAVIES FRANKSTON BAKERY YOUNG STREET, FRANKSTON. Phone: Frankston 74. ,J-PASAlDENA CAFEi r. Beach iRoad and Centreway, MORDIALLOC. rel.: Mordi. 6. H. Hewison, Prop. Grille and Suppers a Specialty. :Weddings, Dances, Smoke Nights and Picnic Parties...
Yachting Off-Season Activities [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
Yachting Off-Season Activities Last week-end was the only one on which there were no yacht club ts to be seen sailing' on the bay. It is now the off-season for hting, but there is an abundance, of activity. ADDITIONS TO' FLEET. t season's fleet is being thor Y overhauled in preparation for season's racing, and" ma-ny new are being built or purcbased. most notable of these is a=motor-. bin cruiser craft being built on slips of Savage's boat. building SWilliamstown. s is being made to the order and feations of the Fra'nkston' comrn re, Mr W. J. Corbet. rxt in size is a jubilee class, be built locally by Mr George Whit 6am. All who 'have seen this boat e that the workmanship is 'equal fy to be seen on the bayside. the vaucluse class there' are' idy four in the club house. Two being purchased and the Hay bro S(Ian and Bill) are each (build themselves one. It is understood a 28-footer and 26-footer are also g negotiated for, and these, with newly purchased Rosalie (by Mr es from Mr Lacco...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
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COMMITTEE MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
COMMITTEE MEETING At the monthly meeting of the hos pital committee on Friday, the Shirb of Frankston ands Hastings gave for mal, approval to the use of the site on the Frankston-Flinders road for hos pital purposes. A letter was received from the sec retary of the 1Frankston Branch R.S.S.I.L.A. (Mr. P. Veale) asking that a sub committee of the hospital be appointed to confer with the Beach Carnival "committee with' a view to active participation in the next carni val undertaking. At the commencement of the meet ing, the president (Cr.' Pratt) wel comed three new members.. to. the committee. They were Messrs. M. V. Stevenson, D. Henderson and R. Dun don. The president said't.at he felt sure that their, appointement would,, be most helpful and prove of great as sistance to the hospital committee. £11,500 In'.Hand A financiall statement' read, dis closed that the sum of _£11,500 ..(in cluding promises) was in hand. :The estimated cost of hospital build ings would be £15,675, and a fur...
Board Approves Plans Public Must Help [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 30 June 1939
Board Approves Plans oOo Public Must Help. Official approval for the building plans of the Frankston Commun ity Hospital to be proceeded with has been received by the hospital committee from the Charities Board. The. board -has promised to lend further financial asslstanc6 provided there~ls evidence of adequate sup port from the local people to the hqsp.til?' The building of the com munity hospital to cost approximately £'16,000, is regarded as the most progressive step in the district since the building of the high school more than a decade ago. The- hospital committee has .no anxiety that further financial assistance from the Charities Board will be with held because of the absencel of sup port from .local residents in its ef forts to raise money. . , The communication of the Charities Board to the hospital committee is published 'below. Sir,-At its recent meeting, the Charities Board of Victoria carefully considered' the financial proposals' set out in your communication, and I a...