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Piffle About "Singing" Commercials [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
Piffle About "Singing" Commercials.. What's all this piffle-about the Federation: of -Commercial' Broadcasting' Stations- demand ing that member. stations re frain from .playing; "singing commercials ?" I.-I hear plenty.. The . latesta 'model" is, : built around a. ceitaind. biand. of ttooth paste, which; 'a -Ather :pleasing light' soprano ' claims,: will '"give your smile- a ichance. ' It was :a nice: commercial, sting by a nice voice, with a nice musi cal: accompanimeht, and--was 'not as objectionable as :most. others we have.heard;: .- .. :. But ,"singing, commercials"-- are not' enitertaiinment '"(though,- :the idea lis to tiickW listeners^ into ac-: cepting them as siuch) annd' their use. is '- just 'one o.. the.be?maniy methods : b y "which'- station' mani agements .can. :undermine .-broad *castingk- to - the Ipoint:t-heir.e. 'li better: c-lahiss '?o - - adveitiser'- wll have nothing! to-do. wt iti.'iti;' . ' Wake; up,; gentlemen; beore. .the'", big. bad wolf bitesr your::: Sh...
The Standard Home Magazine [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
d a__qjt ragement-Or Just licity Stunt? Radio Theatre" has been slow to appreciation-and, incidentally, hand urage:mcnt-to the many artists who art in their nation-wide Sunday night. s ago the Mac 'iwork took iup ch I had long e awlarding of players. Bllt re not covered of artists out le Radio Net acquarle's only which means best acting per been both 1un ng. setting out to of. amends, "g ebeilrd" of lay production, an expected- to er than follow smacksl of im-. on, The sys (oo complicated uting prizes to nine the com rles of eight wrong with the performances ar as is' the in making' the awards ? be favoied- in a part which opportunity to greater advant should. Befo e ded for radio should .be Ion only can be fairly lengthy a at least. . to come.. The . being claimed popular- vote.2 e eight .nomin ked to vote for yers they. con. est. ? How con the estimate thie s part in a play horoughly cona. ript, characteis, ertrayal of 'each ght like a voice, character, which, yed, appeals to or c...
"LET-TER BOX" [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
S''. TER BOX" l ý .on t know whait the Postmaster's .Wjife is going, to do with J .thi;"' saiad President Mr. ioulard? N aftez' Mrs. J.. Cameron; Goul? ;'Stref~:Frfankston,, was an-. nobiucedd -as 'the .winner. of' the raffle for a set .of boxing :gloves at the.'Boxi~ng Sibow on Friday night."' ' ; :' - ' '.The "'Standard" representative, who direw.'the. winning. ticket :from. several- hundred in the draw, the?in thought of the .idea. at the head- of this article. SMrs. Cameron is a popular worker for .charity causes, and possesses, a,keen sense of humor. . . .. - ..
FRANKSTON PLAZA COMING "HITS" [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
FRANKSTON COMING "HITS". There have ...been "s everal 1 screen -versions of the immortal novels oVrCliarles Dickens; but it is .true to' say that no film captures the real spirit of that great writer as does the Cine guild production of "Great Ex pectations," -to be screened at the Plaza Theatre this Thurs day, Friday and Saturday, August 4, 5"and 6. "Silver City;" Paramount's Cinecolor saga of the old South west, will be screened on Mon day, . Tuesday and Wednesday, August 8, 9 and 10, at the Plaza Theatre, iwith an outstanding cast headed by Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, George "Gab by" Hayes- and Lon Chaney. The picture -is full of action, colorful characterisations and exciting incident. Modern science is dramatized in Universal's "Danger Woman," Which' comes to the Plaza Theatre next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 'August 8, 9 and 10, on a double feature bill. The picture tells an up-to-the minute story of a scientist who specializes in nuclear research, -and what befalls hi...
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIT8T CHURCH . "God's Labor Union?' (con densed from an article by Richard 'H. Utt, published in the J'Signs pof the Times," July :4th, 1949). , . God has a labor Union; ".It bears the dignified title. "Labor-' ers'Togethgr With God" (1-'Corint. thians, '3-9). The"' membership book for :these 'fellow laborers" is called "The : Book: of :Life" 'Philipplaris 4-3)' : What are th iiulesof ah'imber hllip,.with which fall thev worliers: gladly comply? Eacb. oie ..muist be "diligent In. his' bi'usiness,~". fori "the soul of tlie diligent siia)l' be made. fat," and ';he that gathereth. by labor shall increase" (Proveribs 22-29; 13, 4-11). Dissensiop .is .unknown- among the ranks. Among th., policies of this union "are: "'The servant of the Lord must not strive; >but -be gentle unto all men"- ((2 Timothy 2:24).. 'Do violence to ho man, neither accuse any 1falsely;. and be content with your wages"' (Luke 3:14). "As much as -lieth in you, live peaceably with all men"'.(Ro i...
FRANKSTON METHODIST In Memoriam. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
FRANKSTON' METHODIST In. Memoriam. The passing of Mrs. Kate Twin ing, at a very advanced age, re moves from the town one who had. been resident here for 50 years. Prior to -the-ifuncral. at Frankston Cemetery, Rev. J. T. Freeman conducted a service at the home where she had lived many years. Mr. Freeman paid high tribute to the late Mrs. Twining, who, -he said, was held in- high esteem by. all the citizens of .the town, and especially by those associated' with the churches. As a life-long 'member of the Methodist Church, she had proved her worth by the excel lent service she had rendered, and her Christian fellowship was enjoyed-by all who-were associ ated with her. She had been a good mother to ai:family, highly respected by all. -There was a large gathering, both at the home and the -graveside. Many floral tributes represented the' affection her loved ones and friends had for her. Last Sunday night, to a large congregation, Mr. Freeman added further words of .commendation in memor...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
LE SACRE COEUR" IN PARIS CHURICH OF CENGLAND Next Sunday morning, Rev. H. Host, blind Chaplain to the Blind, will be the preacher at Seaford at 9.30, and at Franctston at 1.1 o'clock. The Confirmation service will be conducted by the Bishop of Geelong on Sunday* evening, 21st August.
Menzies Boys' Boxing [?]h Clubs' Net £70 for Home [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
e Y$Oy' Boxing' Clubs' ee for Home fund for the. Menzies Boys' Home will. rile extent of £70 as a result .of the. prec f boing staged at the Frankston on Friday, by the combined Youth Clubs rne and Menzies Boys' Home). A packed long programme of exciting bouts, :the. ,ie to the Chelsea Club. :. . ? ; night was Savage, 9.6 A. Hulland, e bout was om the out all out from a determined ock-out. For mely tore in opponent re gamely came heavy attack, ind on points gh the second ploited, con-. ccurately, a to the nead. being forced each damag but gamely re: Savage pular points boys were and fight. exciting con een the mid (Menzies) and .6 (Chelsea). t up to his ing "for .the H. He never delighted the the "Tiger's" ixing it with "Tiger" had his opponent , and gained and gaine (Cranbourne) (Chelsea), pts. ings all the ipped a lot of by good de landed .solid in the last n points. 4.10 (Cran Witherton 4.9 test in which on "dazzling" ork, at a safe Menzies) won 6.9 (Cran iature Dave ado of flyin...
ABOUT PEOPLE [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
" ............ ..... ... .... rnr'T 114111t:Z 1111?illII 111 W ABOUT PEOPLE Mr. - W.. Rob?rts6n, of Frank. ston; :who is travelling to Brisbane with 'I.. Barwick and A. Robertson, is burning up the golf courses; in Sydney. He did nine: holes :,on 'a': Sydney course for 34:,.His: card read: 5, 4, 5, 4, 3, 3 3, 4, 3,-34. Major and ..Mrs. Eastick and their small daughter, Jennifer, have been staying with Mrs. East ick's mother, Mrs. E. Evans, Mel bourne Rd., Frankston. :Mr. R: L. -Stanes (Frankston Shire: Treasurer and Asst. Secre tary): hlas taken. ul residence in Somme Ave., Frankston, with Mrs. Stanes and daughter Helen. ,Mr. John Shaw, who (lied re cently at Glasgow (Scotland) was a` brother, of Mrs. D. Henderson, Long Island,. Frankston. Mesdames P. F. Hosking and 'T. Lawrey, Messrs A. Morton (Community Hospital secretary) and A. M. Eadie 'visited Mel bourne on Monday evening to hear an address on hospital ad ministration by an eminent woman visitor from overseas. The next'.meetin...
EUROPEAN JOURNEY (Written Exclusively for Standard Newspapers Pty. Ltd.) [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
EUROPEAN JOURNEY (BY NINA BICK) (Written Exclusively for Standard Newspapers Pty. Ltd.) T PART II.-DODGING PARIS TAXI CABS It was after 9 a.m. when'the train pulled in to the Gare du Nord station. I took the Metro., or.underground, which links Sall Paris, to Opera Comique. French Metro. carriages have only a dozen seats, each 1S inches wide, running down one side of the compartment. On the windows are pasted notices saying disabled ex-servicemen have first preference for seats, then elderly men and women, and expectant mothers. The Hotel Favert, where I stayed, was in a narrow winding. street off the Rue de Mariveaux, overlooking Opera Comique Square. In the evenings from my bedroom balcony I watched the glamorous Parisien women arriving at the opera, and in the mornings listened to rehearsals.. In the afternoon of that first day in Paris I weunt to the Eiffel Tower-tihe only place Parisiens say the -mericans couldn't souvenir! I passed the Ecole de Militaire, where the. youth on se...
FELL FROM MOTOR CYCLE [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
FELL FROM MOTOR CYCLE Mr Harry Taylor, 22, of Bird wood Street, Frankston, was in- jured on Monday when he fell from his motor cycle. He was &nbsp; admntted to Frankston Commun- &nbsp; ity hospital suffering shock and &nbsp; abrasions, but has now returned &nbsp; home. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
FRANKSTON COURT CASES HEARD ON TUESDAY Drunk In Charge of Car. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
FRANKSTON COURT &nbsp; &nbsp; CASES HEARD ON TUESDAY Drunk In Charge of Car. Harry John Howes, of Lang- warrin, was fined £3 at Frankston Court on Tuesday, when convict- ed of being drunk in charge of a motor car, off Cranbourne Road, Frankston, on Friday, July 22, at 8.20 p.m. Constable Burns gave evidence of finding defendant sitting in a sedan car that had run off the road on its wrong side. Defend- ant had to be removed from the car. Defendant pleaded not guilty, but both defendant and his wife admitted having had several drinks at two Frankston hotels. Mr. Meehan, S.M., said he was satisfied defendant had had a good deal of liquor that night, and that he was drunk. It was to his credit, however, said the S.M., that Howes had pulled off the road, and stopped driving, when he felt he was intoxicated. Negligent Cyclist. A young man was fined £2 for riding a bicycle negligently, along Nepean Highway, having had both hands in his overcoat pockets. Third Lane Offences...
RATEPAYER CANDIDATES COUNCIL REPUDIATES MOVE (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
RATEPAYER CANDIDATES COUNCIL REPUDIATES MOVE (To the Editor) Sir,—At the last meeting of my Council's Committee, mention was made of the article published in the 21st July, 1949 issue of "The Standard," relative to "Ratepay- er Candidates for State Elections." I am instructed by my Council to inform you that it strongly re- pudiates this article, more par- ticularly because it has made a State Government issue out of a general discussion centred mainly around the allocation of petrol tax monies, which is, of course, under the jurisdiction of the Federal Government. — Yours, etc., G. C. PENTLAND. Shire Secretary. &nbsp; &nbsp; (There is a feeling among a number of influential ratepayers that candidates should be spon- sored, free of party ties, at the next State election. "The Stan- dard" article did not in any way infer that the Council was behind this move, and therefore repudia- tion is quite unnecessary. If any group of ratepayers wishes to nominate a candidate, C...
TRAIN DRIVER'S ACTION SAVES TRUCK DRIVER'S LIFE [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
TRAIN DRIVER'S ACTION _ SAVES TRUCK DRIVER'S LIFE The alertness and prompt action of a railway motorman in bring- ing an electric train to a stand- still just before reaching Wells Road crossing, Frankston, about 3 p.m. Tuesday, saved a seri- &nbsp; &nbsp; ous accident, and the almost cer- tain death of at least one person. As the train approached the crossing, the motorman saw a Colortone brick lorry driven on to the line, the truck driver ap- parently not having observed the train. The motorman jammed on the emergency brake, and &nbsp; brought the train to a standstill. just in time to avoid a smash.
Frankston Junior Library ANNUAL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
Frankston Junior Library ANNUAL MEETING The report of the president, Mrs. A. J. Hurst, to the &nbsp; annual meeting of Frankston Junior Library and Craft Cen- tre, last week showed a year of outstanding progress, with 1,507 children enrolled, and 15,564 exchanges of books during the past year. After the reading of the fin- ancial statement, showing a cre- dit balance of £141/2/5, Cr. Hirst occupied the chair for the elec- tion of office-bearers, as under: President—Mrs. A. J. Hurst; &nbsp; vice-president—Miss N. Collins; hon. secretary—Miss J. B. Mc- Donald; hon. treasurer—Mrs. E. Collins; committee - Mesdames Robinson, Wilson, Harvey, Toma- setti, Fletcher, Verta-Brown, K. Mather, Mirams. The guest speaker, Mr. J. Watt, gave a stimulating and comprehensive address, which was enjoyed by all present. The address covered many angles of reading, both for children and adults. A vote of thanks to the speak- er was moved by Miss N. Collins, and seconded by Mrs. W. W. Legga...
AMAZON BOXER ATTACKS SPECTATOR IN HALL [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
AMAZON BOXER ATTACKS SPECTATOR IN HALL There was a sensation just after the main fight, at Frank- ston Mechanics' Hall, on Friday night, when a young woman in the audience made a sudden and furious attack on a male mem- ber of the audience—a young man. The young woman aimed some &nbsp; solid swings with both hands, while the young man defended &nbsp; himself by falling into a clinch. They struggled between the seats until the woman was re- moved by friends, a few feet away to the foyer, where she struggled violently in a "let-me- at-him" effort to continue the battle. As a result of the incident a section of the crowd jumped into the raised ring to get a better view of the strange and im- promptu bout below. The real show was delayed for about 10 minutes.
LEGION NEWS FRANKSTON SUB-BRANCH [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 4 August 1949
LEGION NEWS FRANKSTON SUB-BRANCH The monthly meeting of the Legion of Ex-Servicemen and Women was held in the C.W.A. Room on 27th July. Nominations were received for all office-bearers and committee for the year 1949-1950. Indoor Bowls. Mr. Parkin reported that the Legion Indoor Bowls team had had a couple of victories since the last meeting, .also that Mordialloc sub-branch would be visiting Frankston on August 11 for a return match. Legion members reached the semi-finals in the Trio competition at the Soldiers' Hall on Friday night. Debutante Ball. Arrangements for the Annual Debutante Ball are progressing well, and Miss Grice reported that she had about 14 girls mak- ing their debut. Mr. R. S. Ryan, M.H.R., will be receiving the de- butantes. &nbsp; Harmonica Band. The Harmonica Band is blow- ing well, and players are looking forward to showing what they have achieved in the short time they have been together, at the Ball on August 19, at the &nbsp; Mechanics' Hal...