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(To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
(TS the Editor.) Sir,-It would indeed be a pity if this self-appointed Solomon of Son ville, .ho seems utterly incapabli inditing'.- a letter, without violeth every canon of decency, to be die pointed in his anticipation, to usel own aesthletic jargon, "a tirade' abuse." So let us quote him a particubl appropriate excerpt from a iblo speech made years ago, by a yuE mem'ber of the British House ofl mons; who on being twitted about youth by an elderly member, repie in the following terms: "The wxrd who, after having seen the cot! quences of a thousand errors, cr tines still to blunder is surely theol ject either of abhorrence or of 0: tempt." In any. case, as it is an unproiht! venture to "cast your pearls beta swine," whyt worry. Finally, as I am not paving mys to that lofty Dinnacle of public st vice, the local municipal countl still Ipersist in signing myself SMODIERN ECONOMIST. Frankston.
Let's Write a Letter TO EVERY AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
Let's Write a Letter oO0 TO EVERY AUSTRALIAN. Dear. Fellow-Aussies,-We have been thinking lately that we don't blow enough about our own great country. We are a little modest as to our achievements. In fact, we donrt blow our own bugle enougih, even in our 'own company. What is wrong with us? Have we any thing to be ashamed of? Have we an inferiority complex? Or is it that we do not get a lead, and as a result are content'to labor on in our furrow. A spot of flag-waving and drum.beating on behalf of Australia wouldi do us quite an amount of good, if Indulged in once per annum. Run through ourlist of public holidays in-Victoria. ,Christmas and Easter holidays-really instituted to cormmemorate memorable happen ings in our Christian history, but now with a' large section' of the people . just holidays. Anzac Day-in commemoration of those fine young fel lows who went away in 1914-18 and whose dead bodies now lie in foreign lands, but whose memories live with us. Eight Hours Day-to com m...
Local Trade [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
Local Trade This week's .pat on the back goes to the shopkeepers of the City of Chelsea. In fact, we think their action .sufficiently important to broadcast the news through our chain of eleven papers. For ever so long we have advocated closer co-operation between the business people of the different municipalities. Certainly Elst'ernwick tradrs have a live organisation; Sandringham and Frankston also have associations, as has Bentleigh. But Chelsea, much smaller in size compared to the other muni cipalities whioh come tiider our banner, but certainly not smaller in heart, has set a lead to those districts, and really puts to shame others which have no local shopkeepers' league at all. The City of Chelsea has a good shopping centre; in fact, many motorists from other districts make it their business to do their shop ping there 'each week-end. But Chelsea was not satisfied. The people there felt that they were not doing enough to boost their city, that traders were not being brought ...
Staff Smoke Social A Local Enterprise Celebrates [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
Staff Smoke Social _oo SLocal Elterpris6 Ceiebrat*s At the Pasadena Cafe, Mordlal oc, on Tuesday nilght last diýctors, executive and staff of Standard Newspapers Pty; Ltd. met at Ii ,hippy soclail gtheriing. The purpose of the evening was o allow the scat. tered nmbemt o6 the aganisatjoi tlo mee; exchange ies andi iiiuige in a little conviviality away fromthe hurljy.brly of a newspaper pub lisainig house. Mr D. Boiwiian, J.P. (Chelsea), Chairmian of Dirctior, presided, nid otheis present were Cr J. L. Pritt, J.P. (Frankston), Mri C. Peniroi (Geelong), Directors; "'Messrs E. 'J. Trait, J.P. (Geneiral Manager arid Editor),' S. Powne (Secretary) (Mentone), C. D. Fox (Printer and Publisher) '(Cheltenham), A. Ludford (Ormond), H. Northe (Sand ringham brandli Manager), B. Mc Gough (Parkdale), C. Hicks (Frank ston), H. Davis (Elsternwick branch Manager), of the Sales Division (Mr Davis is also Associate Editor of the Elsternwick and District 'News"); Messrs T. Young (issociate Editor, "Fra...
Felix Holt Says [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
Felix Holt Says THAT ratepayers take more interest in municipal affairs? this month of the year tlhan 'they do for the other eleven months put together. That a sustained interest for twelve months instead, of one month would be, all to the good. . Councillors are often criticised in these columns-as public men they must expect criticism-but no one is more alive to the work and value to the services of the district given by municipal councillorsi in an honorary capacity than this ,paper is. It is rather a thankless; job, carried out as a general rule without even an audience-or at best a meagre one-to help them on. The worst:critics of councillors appear to be those who have never entered the gallery of the council cham ber. If they were in the habit of doing' so they' would either feel less inclined to criticise, or it still critical their, information would be first hand instead of being gathered fourth.Tfifth' or fiftieth hand. ,,There are t many actions-~of uncilslýo=Which tlils'...
TURF MOONEE VALLEY SELECTIONS. (By Espy) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
-0- MOONEE VALLEY SELECTIONS. (By Espy) 1.30-TRIAL HURDLE Bridge of Dee .. .. .. 1 Star Lover ......... 2 Lord Lytton ..... .. .. 3 2.0-ST. MONGO HOCP First Division. Haouli ...... ... 1 Grandson ...... ...... . 2 Acatdemy... .. . .. .... 3 2.30-ST. MONGO HCP Second Division. Vanitare ... .... ...... 1 Cairnsmore ........... 2 Mirable ........... '3 3.0-BOIARDO STEEPLE Last End .. .. .. . .. 1 Kashgar ...... .... .. 2 Wakerife ............ 3 3.30-ARDMILLA'N HCP Beaustone .. .. ....... 1 Minimu.. .. ... .. ... 2 Gay Invader..... ...... 3 4.5--KINROSS HOP Hilton ......... .. .. 1 Ronolive........ .. .. 2 Judy Burn ......... .. 3 4.40-NORTHWOOD WELTER High Commissioner, . . .. 1 Trowsdale 2. .... ..'..;.. 2 Rainhazard .. .... .... 3
CUT TEA TREE—TWO MEN FINED [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
CUT TEA TREE-TWO MEN FINED Charged at the Frankston Court on Tuesday with having cut live tim ber on Crown Lands. on Seaford fore shore reserve oh June 7, James Mur ray of -Station 'street, Seaford and William Murray of the same address were each fined 10/ with 18/6 costs. Harold Clark, plumber,, of Seaford, said on oath that he saw the two de fendants in the Seaford reserve cut ting timber on June 7. About half a ton of wood had been cut. He inform ed the police. First Constable Mar tyn, of.Carrum, said he went to the reserve at Seaford on June 7. There was dead tea tree wood in a motor truck with some green". honey-suckle wood. Both -Williamand . James Mur ray admitted they had no ..authority to` remove ..the?e timber,; whIen+` nohe questioned them. William Murray told. the- cou'rt that they had seen other people cutting. wood :on ::thd foreshore. The 'honey suckle tree they had cut had been blown down by the wind and was not growing.
R.V.I.B. FRANKSTON AUXILIARY SECRETARY'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
LVJ.B. FRANKSTON AUXILIARY SECRETARY'S REPORT Financially and socially the aux iliary has'experienced the best year in -its history. The sum of: £71/27 was remitted to the funds of the .• stitute, plus goods to Ithe value of £1/16/11. This result was achieved by the loyalty and co-operation of members with the executive officers and the generous support given by district citizens to appeals launched locally from time to. time by the auxiliary. Every members is de serving of praise and thanks are due to :the president (Miss Maisie How Itt), and the hon. treasurer (Miss W. Hardiman) for splendid work done by them. During the year two Australian teas were held and both proved most successful. . An enjoy able afternoon was :held at the home of :Mr and Mrs:'-A. H. Talbot, ii April. The function realised £87 12/8. Two jumble sales were:. con ducted during the year,. which re turned a profit of £6/12/11. The Mis ses Chapman made and .donated four woollen jumpers and Mrs G. WV. Wells made a...
POSITIONS OF CLUBS. A GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
POSITIONS OF CLUBS. A GRADE. P. W. L. Pts. Frankston .. . .. 10 8 2 32 Sorrento ... .. .. 10 6 4 ;24 Mornington .. . .. 10 6 4. 24 Hastings-Tyabb .. 9 5 4 20 Naval Depot .. :, 9 4 6 16 Somerville . ..." 9 4 5 16 Seaford-Carrum .. 9 0, 9 0 B GRADE. Naval Depot . .. 10 8 2 32 Balnarring. .?,.. .. 10 7 3 28 Pearcedale .... .. 11 7. 4 28 Red Hill . .. .. 11 7 4 28 Rosebud .... .... 11 6 5 24 Dromana .. .... 11 5 .6 20 Frankston ... .. . - .. 6 6 .. 20. Hastings-Tyabb . .. 11 2 9. 8 Baxter . . . ... ? 10 1 9 4
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
Tomorrow' Games A GRADE. SOMERVILLE v. SEAEFORD. j .NAVAL DEPOT y:. HASTINGS MORNINGTON v. PRANKBTON. S Sorrento, bye.. '. B GRADE. RED HILL v. NAVAL DEPOT. BAXTER .v. BALNARRING. HASTING - TYABB Y. D. RO MANA. S FRANKSTON "v: PEARCEDALE. Riosebud. bye. The Acore Board I - ORN'.,',M. INGTON 14.7 d. NAVAL. DEPOT 12.12. SOMERVILLE 19.8 d. FRANKSTON 16.21. HAr STINGS-TYABB 18.7 d. SORRENTO 9.15.` B'GRADE. I NAVAL DEPOT 12.8 d. ;DROMANA 8.14. s:FRANKSTON d. HASTINGS-TYABB. ROSEBUD d. BALNARRII G. RED HILL d. PEARCEDALE. PLAZA THEATRE FRANKSTOI Phone Frankston 407. Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22 The Popular Skating Star, Sonja Henie with Joan Da Caesar IRomero and Buddy Ebsen in evl My Lucky Star A delightful romantic -comedy with spectacular skating sequenii Also Gene Rayinond and Ann Sothern in a sparkling piece of entertainment. She's Got Everything A Cartoon and Novelty Item (Programme for General Exhibition.) Tuesday'and Wednesday, July. 25 and 26 Mhirk Twain's popula novel .:T...
CORRESPONDENCE DEFENCE. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
CORRESPONDENCE ·---0--- ° DEFENCE. (To the Editor.) Sir,-This defence business may last i long time. Why, should the authorities ask for any of it to be done without payment? It" will need a lot of individual en thusiasm if it 's to be .done properly, and- if w.:e wish to avoid being tied! to the chariot wheels of conscriptioni. Enthusiasm 'Is very hard to main tain wihen it is'costing you something nut of your own pocket, and you see others being. well paid for what they do.. All supernumeraries should 1ie paid the 'same rates of pay per parade or class attended. as equivalent ranks in the?militia. Expense? Well, you only have to read what the Common wealth Bank did in the last war! Yours etc., CAULPTFLD flTG fR.
CONFERENCE OF UNEMPLOYED [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
CONFERENCE OF UNEMPLOYED A State-wide conference of presi dents and secretaries of the C.U.C. was held at the Trades Hall last week. Mr John Cain, M.L.A., addressed conference, and promised to move the adjournment of the House imme diately after its opening. We under stand he did this, but the unemployed are rather caustic as to the result of such action. The objects of the conference are to either find full time work for the unemployed, or considerably increase the amount of weekly sustenance. An alteration in the amount of Dermis sible income is also aimed at. IThere willn 'be'' a:, State-wide stop -work, .meeting of all unemployed on July, 31 to discuss the whole position.
SCOUT NEWS FOOTBALL WIN [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
SCOUT NEWS FOOTBALL WIN On July S tile 1st Frankston Troop played a football match with the 5th St. Kilda Troop. The troop had been looking forward to the match, and were disappointed when only seven of the St. Kilda trootp arrived. However, their ranks were supplemented 'by re serves" of the Frankston- team. The local boys proved themselves too good and won comfortably. At the conclusion of the matc~ithe usual cheers were given to both -vic tors arpd vanquished, and "Jeers," of course, to. the. unfortunate umpire. Both teams then did full justice to refreshments which were prepared by Mrs Carter and Mrs. Gayler, 'atsisted by other good supporters'- of the troop. Flushed with success, "the 'Frank ston.l boys are to try conclusions with and Carlton troop on July 29, and are looking forward to visiting one of the best "conducted troops in the State. SCHOOL BAZAAR. e Winners of the ,guessing competi le Lions (pumpkin seeds) held in con. jr unction with. the :State -school bazaar L. to ...
FRANKSTON MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
FRANKSTON IMARKET. Frankston Market (Geo. G. Austin) reports excellent sale on We?dnesday last. " Poultry prices: Light Sussex hens,- 9/7 to 11/- pair; R.I.R. hens, 6/6 to 9/-; B.O. hens (medium), 6/3 to 8/7; W.L. hens, 4/8 to .5/7; Game pullets, to 7/11; cross Game cockerels (medium), to 11/-; . other. cockerels, from 6/11 to 8/11; drakes,. to 7/3; drakelings (medium), to 9/6. Chick ens and miscellaneous sold well.
TYABB PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
TYABB PERSONAL Mr. Harry Denham continues to make steady progress, but it may be some time before he will be out of hospital. 'However, a wide circle of friends will be delighted to learn 't?at lie is doing well.': TYABB HALL Considerable public interest is being manifested in the annual meeting of the Tyabb Hall, which will be held next Wednesday, July 26. It is expected that there will be a big crowd present. RAILWAY BUILDINGS Following upon district representa tions to the Victorian Railways Com missioners asking for the re-erection of the ladies' -waiting room at Tyabb station, the Hastings branch of the Country. Women's Association has written to, the railways authorities urging the need for the provision of suitable facilities for the comfort of intending women passengers at Ty abb. Their valuable co-operation will be greatly appreciated by the womenfolk of Tyabb and district, and everyone anticipates that the strong pressure now being exerted upon the railways department will...
OBITUARY MISS MARGARET TURNER [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
OBITUARY --- MISS MARGARET TURNER Miss Margaret Turner died at her residence, Innisfail, Oliver's Hill, Frankston, on Tuesday, July 4.. The funeral took place on Thurs day, July 6, the remains being in terred in the family grave at St. Kilda Cemetery. The Rev. A. J. Whyte held a ser vice at the home, and also read the burial service. Mr. Hector Gamble conducted the funeral arrangements. MISS M. R. DOHERTY. Mrs Mabel Ruth Doherty, who died at Mornington on Thursday, July 13, had been a resident of Morning ton for 42 years. The funeral took place on Friday, July 14, the remains being cremated at the Springvale Crematorium. Chief mourners were Mr F. C. Do herty (husband), A. S. Doherty and F. T. Doherty (sons), Dr Williams (son-in-law), Mr J. Gooley (son-in law), Mr J. Richards (brother). Mrs Doherty enjoyed the compan ionship of a large circle of friends and was held in high esteem. There was a large and representative gath ering at the funeral. . Rev. H. Owen Watson held a ser vice a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
If Business is Bad - Advertise in the Standard SWant-Ad. Costs . "THE STANDARD" / for 14 Words W ANT ADS. It - A N T to use the e Your Newsagent WANT AD. I" _Phone _nkton 6.-"" " ___ FRIDAY, JULY; i1939 -- P n WANT ADS-. J. Cn ODRIEN . GRAIN, PRODUCE, EGG 1C. ,DAA A' - MERCHANT Public Market, Wella St., Frankston. pHONE: Frankston' 108. After Hours, Somerville 254. SLOTS- Polly Feed. .. ........... 4/9 3/- Laying Mash .... .~.. 7/ eate Chaff ..... .. 4/3 CHAFF e 6 bushels ... 6/3 Green Tie .... .............. 5/3 rd, 7's.............. 7/3 Good Oaten .......... 4/9 eatneal 7's ..........." 8/3 Prime Wheaten ......... ,, 4/6 bed Oats 2's ........ 8/3 Light Oaten .. ... 3/6 d Oats . .. 2/10, 3/1 Lucerne Chaff .... .... .... 6/3 ............. .....3/ Feed Oats .... .....2/10, 3/ t Meal....... ... 10/6 Hulled Oats, Good ... ...; 3/3 ze Meal ........ .....:.2/3 Chick Grain, cwt............. 8/6 ley Meal, 1121bs. ..... 6/ , Laurel' Keroserle 4's .... -. 6/4 e Meal, 1121bs .... '.. 6/ Sol-v...
HAPPINESS HOUSE BALL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
HAPPINESS HOUSE BALL The Seaford branch of Hoadley's 3XY Happiness .House held an en joyable bail on Wednesday. Festoons of greenery decorated the hall and Mr C. Elliot undertook the duties of M.C.. in a capable manner. Novelty' dances were wou by Mr Davidge andi .partner. Music was rendered by thii ,Wattle Palais orchestra. WHAT'S. on. at Mechanics', Thursdayr 27th? Table tennis, Frankston v. .Oaklieigh.
HALF-YEARLY SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
.HALF-YEARLY SALE. On Monday next at 9 a.m. Man sour's great ihalf-yearly sale com mences. Sale 'bills distrl'buted by' us disclose many bargaia lines in house hold necessities. Don't forget Mon: day morning:- Mansour's, Playne; st.; Frankston. YOU will see plenty of action at Me chanics', Thursday 27th. Frankston v. Oakleigh.
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
FOOTBALL. The following teams have been selected to represent Frankston on Saturday:-Frankston A grade v. Mlornington: H. McComb, E. Rosen brock, J. Beecroft, B. Gooda, D. Avery, S. Peters, L. Brown, H. ,Downs, F. Graham, R. Staff, N. Sutton; A. Clap ham, I. Hay, A. Sco'ble, J. Benson, E; McComb, W. Prendergast, T. Young; 19thi man, C. Coxall. Bus leaves Wheeler's corner at 1.45 p.m." sharp. Frankston B grade v. Pearcedale: M. McFarlane, A. Petrie, R. Malcolm, J. Lee, W. McComb, R. Benson, K. Flynn, S. Osmond,. W. Herbstreit, W. Petrie, E. Bond, D. Henderson, C. Wilson, S. Hart, L. Symons, J. Peters, K. Lovitt, T. Alderson; 19th man, R. Williams. Emergencies: H. Allen, A. Scarce. Players are asked to be in attendance at 2.15 p.m.