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BROADCASTING STATIONS' WAVE LENGTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
BROADCASTING STATIONS' WAVE LENGTHS. Control by Stars, Plus a Tuning Fork T The stars in the heavens have been harnessed to prevent overlapping among broadcasting stations. By their aid, complaints of interference be tween any of the 121 stations in Aus tralia have been practically elimin ated. To test, whether a station is on its wave length, the scientific staff at the Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Limited Research Laboratory, Ash field, N.S.W., employs a tuning fork of high-grade Elinvar steel. This fork, when vibrating, has a natural frequency of 1000 cycles per second, and when its frequency is compared wVith the frequency of a broadcast sta tion or dontrol equipment in course of manufacture, the slightest varia tion from an allotted frequency or wave length is detected. The paramount consideration re garding the tuning fork, therefore, is either that it must be correct, or if it Is not absolutely correct, that its de gree of error should be known to a very precise figure....
AUTOGRAPHED BY ADRIAN [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
AUTOGRAPHED BY ADRIAN Siiart and new in evening gowns is this Adrian-designed model of black and white mousseline. The skirt is extremely full with taffeta underslip. The bodice of mwhite features a: wide lace yoke and hand-smocked fullness. A small 'black tie relieves, the neck line. The gown is worn by Jeanette MacDonald in her new. ;:Metro-Gold wyn-Mayer starring picture, Broad way Serenade.
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JULY 14 AND 15 [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JULY 14 AND 15 Miss Fix-it will be the big attrac tion on Friday and Saturday's prog ramme,- starring the' popular Jane Withers, supported by Gl;ria Stuart, and Jed Prouty in a humorous and at times emotional story of 'a school girl's visit, to an' uncle in Hollywood b who is down on his luck and unable s to procure a job and how her .efforts b to patch up his career makes her a c movie star: - d Sky Giant, the other attraction on this irogramme is a thrilling drama of aviation, in which Ridhard Dix, t Chiester Morris and Joan Fontaine c play the stellar roles. The programme is completed by a short i'fe~i H-aiidn Holiday, and an Australian News Gazette. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 AND 19 A brilliant and spectacular pageant 1 of the lift story of England's greatest queen, Victoria the Great will 'be pre sented on next Tuesday and Wednes day's programme. This attraction, which was awarded the highest honor at the international llum' exposition at ...
SHOW WEEK EXCURSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
SHOW, WEEK EXCURSIONS. Special leave from school has been granted by. the Minister for Educa tion (Sir John Harris). to enable coun try boys to visit the Royal Show; and Melbourne under the banner of the Young Australia League, from Sep tember 23 to 30. An attractive pro gramme has beeni arranged, including a. visit. to the Royal show, Essendon aerodrome and flights, manufactories, public buildings, fire brigade display; harbor trips, Lune Park, etc. Provision has also been made for country girls not attending school to visit the capital city from September 22 to 29:' They willi be accommodated atia first-class private hotel':? A 'simi lar pr6gramne has been arra~ined, but the tours will :be conducted,` separate Circulars may be obtained front the secretary, Young: Australias League, 134 Flinders. street, 'Melbourne.
AMATEUR TALENT QUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
AMATEUR TALENT. QUEST. Owing to the large number of en tries received, the organisers have found it necessary to close the vocal section for adults. The musical and novelty sections will remain open un til Friday;'July 21. ` The' juvenile sec tions are- rapidlyl filling, and there is only rdom for a few more entries. Lodge 'your entries now ;and save dis appointment: The quest, which is be ing held to aid the' Minton, Bys', Home, promises to be one of the. best entertainments ýseen- in, Frankston for a-.long time.. Prices of admission?will" be 1/68- and4.,1/-, djildren hal-utce. Tickets mal 'be obtainedl at the Stand ard office.
BLIND AUXILIARY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
BLIND AUXILIARY. The tenth annual meeting of the Frankston auxiliary of ,the Royal Vic torian Institute for the Blind will be held in the Mechanics' Hall on July 19 at 2.30 p.m. An address will be delivered by Mr Van Assche, of the institute. Life governorship certifi cates will be pireented to Mesdames J. Thompson and A. H. Talbot. Offi cers will be elected for the ensuing year, and reports from the treasurer '(Miss N. Hardiman) and the hon. sec retary (Mrs J. B. Jolly) will be pre sented. The meeting will take the form of a birthday party. A 'cake, bearing 10 candles, is being made by Mrs. W. J. Oates, of the Wattle Cafe, who has been a member of the auxili ary for a number of years. Afternoon tea will be provided and served by members without cost.
Community Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary Annual Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
~Community Hospital oOo Ladies' Auxiliary Annual Meeting A well-attended meeting of the ladies' auxiliary of the Frankston community hospital was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Wednesday, afternoon. The president (Mrs J. L. Pratt) extended a cordial welcome to new members and also to members who had re-joined the auxiliary. Reviewing the past year's work, she congratulated the ladies on the whole-hearted and unselfish manner in which they had at all times as sisted in the fulfilment of their am bitious undertaking. The building of the hospital would soon be ac com;plished and all were urged to continue the good work. Mrs. Rogerson (vice-president), was asked to take the chair for' the election of officers. Before doing so, she congratulated the present office bearers for the manner in which they had loyally supported their pre sident:' Special mention was made of: the -help the auxiliary had recevi ed.. from the Frankston 3XY Happi ness .House Club, through efforts of the treas...
A.N.A. ANNUAL LADIES' NIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
A. N. A. ANNUAL :LADIES' NIGHT The annual ladies' night was held sIi thri Mechanics' Institute on Thurs day evening when dancing and games provlided a very enjoyable evening forjatioil 130 persons. The music was provided by the Jesswich Or- ti chestra and the duties of master of i cetremonies were in the hands of Mr D. -H. Petrie. I to 'Among the visitors were Director tc Haywood, representing the Chief, President of the Australian Natives' Association, the President of the tl Shire of Frankston and Hastings, Cr. o Geo. Hodgins,' and Crs Oates and C Pi'att. with the president of Chelsea p A.N.A. and members. The kindred societies of Frankston s were. also w11l represented. a In introducing Director Haywood, the President of the Frankston brhanch (Mi: D. J.: Symonds) said that the guest of the evening was o tie veiry same as a committeeman q hi the local .branch, but on a much a larger sphere.' His time was never d his own and the interest of the as- v sociation was always one of his...
THE STANDARD GOES SHOPPING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
THE STANDARD GOES SHOPPING The clock Was put. back to the medieval days of England when the Standard 'representative called at Robinson and Marks' butchery in Bay street during the week and was greet ed with the sign "fresh venison" pro minently displayed.' This delicacy is. obtained now as .joints or cutlets at the attractive price of 1/- lb.', Other choice menats displayed .in the attract ive window at prices to suit all house-: wives. -. Contin'uing on his way, he entered .the., Frankston Electric Services Depot, :where by 'an ingenious method the proprietor (Mr Leslie) has install &d: a`hoto-electric ray which is bro. kfn when a customer enters the shop aind automatically switches on a light and rings a bell. Featured in the modern display at these premises are modern radio receivers. and. all classes of electrical 'goods at city. price..
MOORING CHARGES FOR CREEK CRAFT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
MOORING CHAKRGES FOR' CREEK CRAFT. Mooring charges of 1/6 per foot will be levied on all craft moored in the Kananook Crek in future. In moving at the council table on Friday that an annual charge of 1/6 pei foot be made. Cr. Miles said that the' council 'had spent much money makirig the creek suitable for all varieties of craft. It was only fair that a. little of the expense. should be born, by thel people who made, u:se of those facilities'. --A similar levy was made at the rvloidialloc creek. GCr. Keast supported the motion. He undersitood thai tie peplope cont ceinedd eire` perfectly: willing to p~ayr andiai any 'case it would bon absurd not to make a charge.: 'Th0 motion .was arried JUM'BL.E, sale, ,Willard Hall,: Friday, July.; 21.' ,Organised by State School Mothders' Club., ?) ?- '!, ,?: >)i t? .? ",. . : ; .'., -.: '÷ -,
TO AID R.V.I.B. Next Wednesday's Concert [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
SO AID R.V.IlB. Next Wednesday's Concert Under the auspices of the Frank ston auxiliary of the' R.V.I.B., a con cert will be given in the Mechanics' Hall at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the auxiliary. The proceeds of the concert it is hoped will ena'ble the auxiliary to make a remittance to the maintenance fund of the institute wor thy, of the district. Elaborate pre parations have been made by the hon. organisers for the comfort of patrons. Extra. seating accommodation has been made available. The piano has been tuned. Hot coffee with biscuits, at a charge of 3d, will be served at the interval, and sweets will be sold. Tickets have sold freely (some in £1 parcels). Clever comedians will provide mirth and merriment, and a treat is in store foin music' lovers. Patrons will undoubtedly be dharmed by'high class professional artists - (who are giving their services without fee to aid an outstanding charity) and. will carry 'away pleasant memories o...
FRANKSTON DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL INTER-SCHOOL SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
FRANKSTON DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL INTER-SCHOOL SPORT. Intense excitement prevailed at the school on Wednesday morning. The reason for this was the impend ing visit of the sports teams to Hampton High School, for the an nual sports contests. With two wins and two defeats, honors ht' the end of the day were easy. In the buses on the return journey, victor and van quished alike were equally hilarious. However, such is the resilience of youth. FOOTBALL After a -handsome win of some 20 goals to 2 against Mordialloc High, Hampton were most confident of the outcome. but found the local boys their equal in most positions on the field. At .quarter and half time, Frankston led by 2 goals. A strong third quarter found H?mpton facing the final term a point in the lead. This they shortly increased to 8, which margin they held until five minutes before time when Frankston in an inspired burst, rattled on 3 goals to which Hampton replied with another goal to bring them within 4 points of victofy. A h...
WEDDING BELLS RILEY—GARDNER. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
WEDDING BELLS RILEY-GARDNER. St. Paul's Church of England was the setting of a charming ceremony on Saturday week, when the Rev. A. J. Whyte solemnised the wedding of Calire (Maisie), elder daughter of Mr and Mrs J. Gardiner, of Pt. Nepean road, Frankston, and Mr Robert Riley, of Sorrento. I The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a close cut gown of white figured cloque. Her veil was of tulle, caught at the head with camel lias, and she carried a bouquet of white camellias. The bride's attendants, Misses Vera and Hilda Gardiner, were dressed in sea-blue taffetas,- with Dolly Vardei hats made of pink roses. The train-bearer, Norma Gardiner, niece of the bride, wore a frock of blue taffetas trimmed with pink bows. She wore a Dolly Varden bat, and carried a smaller 'basket of roses. Mr Bert Stringer, of. Sorrento, was best man, and Mr John Gardiner groomsman. After the ceremony 80 guests were received by the parents of the 'bride. The bride's mother wore a grey fur coat, wit...
FRANKSTON AERODROME. Further Representations. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
FRANKSTON AERODROME. Further Represenatlons. A suggestion that further repre sentation be made to the Lands De partment, to iprovide a site at the pine plantation for an aerodrome, was made by Cr Keast at the council meeting on * ,. An aerodro n in a short time would be an absolute necessity for a town the size of Frankston, said Cr Keast. The site had proved unsuitable 'for growing trees, and was really only' useful for a landing ground. He sug gested that the Minister for Lands (Mr Lind) be reminded of his tenta tive promise to further consider the subject. --" - -?
MUSICAL COMEDY TO AID FOOTBALL CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
MUSICAL COMEDY -o0- TO AID FOOTBALL CLUB Giving promise of being the tstanding function of its kind eld in Frankston for some time, musical comedy gala :ligtt, to elude comedy sketches,:.mono gues and ballets will be shown Frankston in about r seven':, eeks' time. ansisting entirely of local talent, company aims to make a big effort add to the funds of the Frankston tball Club. iss Norma McDonald, a° well-~ -wn Melbourne dancer, took charge the ballets at the first rehearsal d this week. Its. success, was a PPy augury for the final show. wenty young .ladies and gentle a will figure in the ballets. he'production of the revue is un r the capable direction of Mr Will ndley, who will himself appear in enologues with Mr Frank Holt. urther announcements will appear later issues of. the Standard. ON'T freeze this Arctic weather. Good dry wood delivered from 12/ to. H. Iogerson, Davey st.,ý Frank ston. Phone 341. . r I
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New Station Platform Council To Put Scheme To Commissioners [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
New Station Platform 000 Council To Put Scheme To Commissioners The members of the Shire of Frankston and Hastings Cou'cil will take advantage of the visit of- .the~kRailways Commissioners to Frankston on Wednesday to point out 'the disadvantages of the Frankston railway station to train travellers and to suggest the con struction of a new platform abutting roung street. - Spealking on the subject at the council meeting on .FFriday night, Cr Montague said that the opportunity should be taken to point out that. a new station was not essential. A platform off Young street, in the present position of the parcels office would be satisfactory. Bonbeach had a similar arrangement. His. motion that a request for such an altera tion be put to the Railways Commis sioners was seconded by Cr Oates and carried. : Cr. Heath urged.: that a strong Doint be made. The present subiay was at distinct disadvantage to the town.li .Engine rs of the Railways Depait ment discussed sthition improvements with...
AMBULANCE QUESTION FRANKSTON TO RELY ON MORNINGTON [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
iMBU L ANCE " ' " . QUESTION --0- FRANKSTON TO RELY ON MORNINGTON -Following discussion at the coun il meeting on Friday, Frankston is :b :rely on:the, Mornington ambu. ance service until the community hospital facilities come into opera. tlon.. After the reading of a letter re juesting support from the Morning ton Peninsula Ambulance Service, rr Heath said he had brought be lore the council the need for an am bulance six months ago. It was then shelved on the grounds that the ox pense involved would be too great. 'I still think an ambulance is eson ial in Frankston, said Cr. Heath, "but I .also think that, considering 6vhat the council has done for the o~mmunity hospital, our finances don't warrant, the additional ex .ense." He considered it would be etter to re-discuss the matter at a lateri period. Because of : Frank iton's remoteness .from Morningtonu ie thought .that any support to that ambulance would be a waste of rime. He was decidedly against the latter proposal. .His motio...
Life Savers Celebrate Second Annual Ball [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 14 July 1939
Life Savers Celebrate oOo Second Aiiual Ball The C?t? Hali, iMentone, was throinged on Wedniiday, when the second annual ball of the South-Eastern Beaches Life Saving Associa tion was'held. As was expected, the event was- a gay one, and went with a swing until the early hours .. Over. 250 dancers were in the pennant-hung hall, and appeared to enjoy every moment of the. occasion, which.: was a great suc cess. Capably organised by 10 life saving clubs between Mentone and Frankston, ,the ball attracted 'more than usual interest, and many people ,who,had ,seen the. clubs in action ar rivecd to join in the festivities. Official guests were received by Mr W. Birkenhead (president) and .Mrs Birkenhead, Mr R.. Hutchings (vice president) .and, Mrs., Hutchings, and Mr.W. Spunner. (treasurer') and Mrs Spunner, and were Mr E. A. Pleydell (secretary of the Royal Life Saving Society), the Mayor and Mayoress of Mordialloc (Cr and Mrs A. W. Dola more), the Mayor and Mayoress of Chelsea (Cr and Mrs ...