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COMING EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
COMING EVENTS --o Saturday (Tomorrow): Auction Austin's Market, 12 o'clock; ( time dance at Soldiers' Hall, heats of junior and senior walil competition; Junior Hall, 50/1 dance at 8 p.m.; Wattle Pal free dance to mark the opening a new season; Frankston Plan Theatre Talkies, S p.n1. July 27: Hastiligs and District Br Nursing Hospital; 9th birthday u niversaiy ball at Hastings ha gent's 2/6;-ladies' 1/(i, Leo Pane orchestra:. August 24: Froanlkston Fire Brig1 Goldeil Jubilee ball at Wattle Pal ais, cups for best fancy dreyad set, J. Billin?sley's orchestra. '½. FIRE DAMAGES HOUSE. Prompt and. effective work by it Frankston fire brigade on Wednesea morning. prevented the total destre tion by fire of a four-roomed weathn board' house in Station street. "IT house is owned by Mr C. L. Bell,d Frankston, and occupied by Mr Kin nemont. A fused electric wire isbE lieved to have started thle outbrest as no lire was lit in the house t1tl morning. The flames had secured a good hold on the stru...
SOMERVILLE ENJOYABLE SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
SOQMERKVILLEl ,ENJOYAIBLE SOCIAL. *A . successful and enjoyable social was held in St. Andrew's parish hall on' Friday last.: The evening was de. voted to items of harmony, games and dancing. The music was supplied .by Mrs' Cook. The function was ar ranged and conducted by.. the mem be.s' of' the -Girl:. Guides, under the 'direction of Mrs S. N. Clarke. The proceeds were for the benefit of the local branch lof the movement.. SNEW- HOMES. , After a :dull period, in the building trade; two new residences are.being erected ini the town, viz., a five-room ed dwelling for the, !ead teach'er of the school; and.a villa in Station st for.Mr P. Wain.
M.U.I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
M.U.I.O.O.F. -0- The fortnightly meeting of the Loyal Nepean Lodge was presided over by* Bro. L. Behets with a full attendance of officers and many members. • Arrangements have been made for the Loyal Somerville Lodge: to take over the chairs of this lodge next lodge night and members look for ward to a pleasant evening. Details of the M.U. ball to be held in [November were discussed. A super attraction never before staged * in Victoria will be presented on this night. Remarkable progress has- been made in the last three, years. Mem bership has risen from 50 to 103 and the lodge has. hopes of .winning the coveted membership certificate again this -year, which is. presented to the lodge investing the' most members in 12 -months.' A delegate has been selected from the lodge to attend the annual con ference of the Order at Horsham in October.
SWING PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
SWING PARTY. Many amusing novelties are plan ned for the Swing Party to be held at Woodburn, the home of Mr and Mrs Beveridge, Bruarong avenue, Oli ver's Hill, on., Saturday, August 5. Several Melbourne parties will be present to take part in the dancing and bridge that will be featured in this evening. Proceeds are to aid the Orthopaedic (Frankston) Section of the Children's Hospital and the Craft Hostel. . The ticket secretary is Mrs E. Ramsden (phone, Mt. Eliza 289), and Mrs E.: C. Hannah is the con vener.
TABLE TENNIS SPECIAL COMPETITIONS ON THURSDAY [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
TABLE TENNIS -0- SPECIAL COMPETITIONS ON THURSDAY To stimulate interest throughout country centres the V.T.T.A. has ar ranged a competition between table tennis ucblubs for a shield donated ?by the importers of Atlas Balls (known as the Atlas Shield competition). Each' district has been divided in to zones. Frankston has challenged in the Metropolitan zone and has drawn to play against. Oakleigh in the first rotnid. This, match .will take place at' the Mechanics' Institute on Thursday. All 'who can attend will see :table tennis of a standard: never before seen in Frankston. The 'best players in 'each Association will be pitted against each' other in eight singles and one "doubles "rubber. The competition .will be held an nually and will be the means of de veloping a better class of table ten nis among younger players. Tennis fans throughout the Peninshla should take the opportunity of seeing good, fast players in action.
SUCCESSFUL BALL FOOTBALLERS' BRIGHT FUNCTION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
SUCCESSFUL BALL FOOTBALLERS' BRIGHT FUNC (ION The football club ball, held in the. Wattle Palais on Thu-sday night,.was:,one of the brightest for the .year. More than: 300 people, representing all sections of the community, were in attendance, an~' the spacious floor was comfortably filled with dancers to music supplied. by Jack. Billings ley's orchestra. The .Football :club:s premiership Dennants 'diaed the entrance and walls of the hall to give an appropri ate atmosphere.: Rows of colored flags were hung over the ballroom. Excellent dancing was seen in the waltzing competition, and judges were set an unenviable task to select the best couple. The final announcement of Mr. E. Allen hand Miss'Herriott as the: win ners, was received with enthusiasm. The .lucky-partners dance was won by Mir. G. Woodley and Miss Wedley, the monte carlo, by: Mr. Craig and MiAs County, and spot dances were won by Mr. A. Artis and Miss I. Purdie, and Mr. R. Jenkins and ipart ner. THANKS We have been asked...
INDOOR BOWLS THIS WEEK'S RESULTS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
INDOOR BOWLS -0- THIS WEEK'S RESULTS. Sports B 15 d Sports A 12, F:F.B. 12 d Diggers C 11, Railways 17 d Dig gers A 8, Housewives 18 d F.B. Aux. 9, Diggers B 14 d Mt.. Eliza 6, Sports B 19 ;d'Diggers A 7, Diggers C 26 d Housewives 1i, F.F.B. 22 d M.U. I..O.O.F 12, Diggers B 20 d Sports A 7, Mt. Eliza 17 4 Railways' 9. . POSITION OF CLUBS. W. L. Pts. D-iggers B .: 1.. 6 3 64 F;F.B .. .. .. . . 16 3 64 Mt. Eliza .. 10 8 40 Diggers C ... .. .;. 10 8, 40 Sports B .; ..' . .. 9 9 36 F.B. Aux. . ." . ; 9 9 36 Sports A .... .. 8 10 32 Diggers . .: .8 10 32 Railways . . . . . .-6 'i2`; 24 M.U.I.O.O.F. . . .612 24 Housewives . 2 '16 8
HAWAIIAN CLUB. Commences Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
HAWAIIAN CLUB. Commences Tuesday. On Tuesday evening the members of the Chelsea and district branch of the Hawaiian Club will commence tuition at the club rooms of the Chel sea Life Saying Club, The Strand. Members will receive their instru.. ments and commence playing. All intending members are invited to come along on Tuesday evening and join up, or meet the club representa tive at Alexander's sweet shop, next to the Fox Theatre, Chelsea, on Sat urday between 2.30 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. The Chelsea branch will cater for members from Mentone, Mordialloc, Parkdale, Aspendale, Frankston, Sea ford, Carrum Downs ,etc. Join up and enjoy your leisure hours with the happy social life of the club. See the local representative, Mr Mervvn Beardsworth, or phone Chelsea S2.
R.S.S.I.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
R.S.S.I.L.A. A large number of dancers :attend ed the old time .dance last Saturday and spent a most pelasant evening. .The circular -waltz ,competition, ; of. which the first heats, were .held, ate tracted :a large., entry. Results-Sen-a lors: ?Mr A. Nicholson and Miss M.: Corlett, Mr Fred Parsons and Miss A. Thompson, 'Mr E. Paterson, Jnr7 and Mrs:: Paterson,. Senr. .Juniors: Mr Frank . Parsons and Miss D. Hinds, Mr A. Niel and Miss Dorrie Jones. Another njunior and senior heat will be held on Saturday.night. Entrance is free and-nice trophies are to be awarded winners of the- grand: final. The Monte Carlo dance was won by- Mr A. Hill and Miss E..Allen.
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JULY 21 AND 22 [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
PLAZA THEATRE -0- FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JULY - 21r AND 22 My Lucky Star is the title of the attraction on Friday and Saturday's programme, starring the popular skating star, Sonja Henie, supported by a large cast including Richard Greene, Joan Davis, Cesar Romero, and Buddy Ebsen in a delightful ro mantic musical comedy with spectac ular: skating sequences. -*. Gene Raymond, Ann Sothern and Helen Broderick are featured in the supporting picture, She's Got Every thing, a rollicking romance of a pen niless debutante and a wealthy busi ness nian. Parkyakarkus and Billy Gilbert are also in the cast. A cartoon and a novelty item com pletes the programme. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY JULY 25 AND 26 Tom Sawyer, Detective, the title of one of the attractions on this pro gramme, is a breezy comedy drama adapted from iMark Twain's famous novel, and portrays the exciting ad ventures of two of fictions famous characters, Tom Sawyer and Huckle berry Finn, played by Donald. O'Con nor and Billy Cook. Othe...
COURSING SUCCESS LOCAL TRAINERS WIN N.S.W. WATERLOO CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
COURSING SUCCESS LOCAL TRAINERS WIN N.S.W. WATERLOO CUP. Two well known Frankston resi dents won the New?v South Wales coursing classic, the Waterloo Cup, recently, with their dog Snappy. This fine animal,.no yet two years old, was purchased from Mr W. Sav age, of Cranbourne, and was trained by its .iowners, Messrs. Zenner. and Trythall. , It was entered for the Derby at Tatura, where his connec tions stood to win £1100, but the dog was unlucky to be defeated. It competed with Australia's best greyhounds in the New Soulph Wales Waterloo. Cup, and, carried off £ 160 first prize, money and a beautiful sil ver cup. Mr Zenner. has been racing dogs for 30 years, but this is his first major success. This,. however, is Mr Trythall's first interest in the cours ing world, and he .has had the. envi 'able experience of sharing in an Aus tralian; classic at his first attempt. It was pointed.out this week that a 'number of sportsmen in the district are interested in coursing and the breeding of...
NO MORE EYESTRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
NO MORE EYESTRAIN. If you suffer 'from headaches or eyestrain, or if your vision blurrs while reading or, sewing, have your jeyes examined-by a qualified optician. ;Mr H.' E. Bergmann, M.V.O.A., the well-known specialist, who has been exclusively siglht testing • and spec tacle fitting :for 25' years, will be in attendance at Frankston on Saturday, July 29, and may be consulted 'with rout charge at Sanders' Pharmacy, op Jposite the station, from 2.15 p.m. If you: prefer attendance at your own home, Mr Bergmann will call any iwhere, ?. any': time,. without extra charge. Just. rpite to. him at.'76 HIampton street, Halmpton, or phone XW2427'. This: is your ' great' oppor-. tunity : so;, don't neglect it.'
GUIDE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
GUIDE NOTES. On Monday the Mornington Penin sula District Commissioner (Mrs J. A. P. Ham) was one of the .20 Vic torian commissioners invited to wel come the Commissioner of Training of the British Girl Guides' Association (Miss Martin), who is on a visit of in spection to Australia. Miss Martin. who is a leader of the guide move ment in Great Britain, gave a most interesting address on guiding over seas.
MOTOR CYCLE RUN. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
MOTOR CYCLE. RUN. A motor cycle cross-country trial will be held next Sunday, commenc ing at- Robertsoi's -motor cycle- depot at 11 a.m., and embracing a 40-mile trip through Carrum 'Downs,-Lynd hurst and Dandenong, finishing at Dandenong Park garage. A trophy valued at £5/5/- will be awarded the winner, and any motor cyclist in the district may enter, the fee being 2/-. Further particulars may be obtained at A. Robertson's motor cycle depot, Wells street,- Frankston.
BALLROOM DANCING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
BALLROOM DANCING "It is announced by advertisement in this issue, that Miss Vesper, who is a member of the Victorian Society of Dancing, is forming an evening class for correct tuition in modern and old time dancing. Instruction will be given to beginners or advanced pupils. Application for membership is necessary, and particulars can be had from Miss Vesper, who is in at tendance at the Mechanics' Hall, Frankston, every Monday afternoon, or by phoning Frankston 194.
NAVEY KNUTS REVUE FOR FOOTBALL CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
"'NAVEY KNUTS REVUE FOR FOOTBALL CLUB Further news is to bhand of Navey Knuts, the big muslcal production conisisting eitirely of local talent, which, is to 'aid the funds of. Frank ston `Football Club. Irin the? last issue of the Standard it was, siated 'that- this revue showed p'roiise of being one of the outstand ing .i.fctionsfo'f its kirpd yet produced ii. Fr}l kston. fete'ieitig present at` the second r.l,?r.'i; "in :the 'Mechanics' Institute on Tuesday night. it appears obvious that tlhis shoe, of variety will be the most colossal entertainment of its krindrc.ver experienced by a Frankston autdiene'e The . ballets of 16 boys,.-and -girls under the tuition of that clever and versatile instructress, Miss Nornia McDonald, have already biade excel -.ntl progress, and the interest shown by tlhem is another feature in the ulti matt success of this bright revue. A :m; ring comment of the beauty and' attractiveness of those dainty ex ponents of the ballet art, the Frank stonNlootball...
DANCING JUNIOR HALL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
DANCING o-y- JUNIOR HALL The gala night at the Junior Hall on Saturday again proved a huge suc cess. The large crowd of dancers had a most enjoyable time. A feature has been, the number of. visitors attracted from all parts of Melbourne. The final of the Maxina competition was closely contested, and very little sepa rated the finalists. The event was won by Mr J. Jay and Miss Nancy, Duell. Winners of other dances were: were:--Lucky ,partner, Mr C. Duell and Miss McLennan; lucky spot, Mr C. Hawkins and Miss' County. Tomor row night the dance will aid the Frankston Football Club, and a large attendance is expected. On the fcl lowing Saturday the new competition will be commenced. Two silver cups will be presented to the winners.
AMATEUR TALENT QUEST Radio Audition For Winners [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
AMATEUR TALENT QUEST Radio Audition For Winners , The forthcoming talent quest which is being held in the Frankston Mech anics' Institute, on Thursday, August 3 to aid the Minton Boys' Home, has created considerable interest amongst the pu'blid and a large niumber of en tries have been received. However, the musical section for dhildren and novelty section for adults .will reniain open --foi?=-one week longer. Entries for these sections will close on Fri day; July 28. The organisers have much pleasure in, announcing that the: person or persons giving the best performance on 'the night will have the. opportunity: of broadcasting through 3DB at, a later date. En tries for the two sections remaining open can be left at the Standard Of fice. .
FRANKSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Working Bee. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
FRANKSTON ELEMEN TARY SCHOOL Working Bee. To effect improvements to the grounds, andl appointments of the Frankston Elementary. School, a working bee is to be held tomorrow s'Sturday) at 1.30 ;p.m., when parents, friends and all interested are invited t6 attend. Members of the Mothers' Club feel that attendance of fathers ,on Satuiday will give proof of their interest in the welfare of the scholars. CHOIR COMPETITION. Fifty children from the 6th grade of ,the school, under the conductorship of Mr F. Jenklin, will travel to the Mel bourne Town Hall on Wednesday to compete in t?le choral contests of Victorian State schools. Miss Eunice Barclay will act as accompanist. A Inumber of' parents and friends will accompany the party. The train for Melbourne will leave at 5.51 p.m. Ar rangementp have. been made for the .10.28 Carrum train to run to Frank .ston on the return; journey..