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AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS Junior Classes. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
AIR- RAID. PRECAUTIONS Junior Classes. Further classes under the Air Raid Precautions Scheme for training in Junioi First Aid,. will commence on Wednesday. August 2, at the Me chanics' Hall, at 8 p.m. It will be necessary for all per sons to be proficient in juifior 'firsC aid." At a later date, classes wlil be: formed in senior first aid and groups formed in upper classes will receive instruction in fire fighting, decon tamination and demolition and, also training in gas precautions.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
PiOFESSIONAL i,.c.... ;. Frankston. Box 25 Frankston W. J. McLEAN SWORN VALUER. REAL ESTATE AND BUSINESS AGENT. 588 BAY STREET, FRANKSTON House, Land and Insurance Agent.. Furnished and Unfurnished. Rents Carefully Collected. Houses To'Let E. W.-OLLEY SOLICITOR; ETC' 440 LT. COLLINS ST., MELBOURN MU3700. Formerly employed by .WilUam S. Cook -and- McCallum). Attends: Frankston Wednesday at ternoons, 2.30 to 5, and may be cot suited at the office of.. Mr W. J. Mc Lean; Estate Agent, Bay Street. Private Address: Park Road, Chel tenham. ROBERT C. TAYLOR, LL.B. SOLICITOR Residence: Kars Street, Frankston Phone 270 Office: Mason's Building Attends Cranbourne Council Days and Mornington, Somerville am Hastings as required. TRUST MONEYS TO LEND. WILLIAM S. COOK & MCCALLUM SOLICITORS Temple Court. (5th Floor) No. 422 COLLINS ST.,MELBOURNE Attendances: DROMANA: 1st Wednesday in month 'RANKSTON: Every Tuesday morn ing and on Saturday mornings from 9 to 10. Mechanics' Insti tute. Messag...
CHURCH OF CHRIST [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
CHURCH OF CHRIST To celebrate the anniversary, of the Church of Christ, Frankston, spe cial services will be held, in the Junior Hall, on.. Sunday, July 23. At the morning worship' service, . Mr Taylor of. Parkdale, will be the. vib'lt ing speaker. The special service of the day will be at 3 p.m. when the speaker will be Mr J. E. Webb, the President ?of the C. of C. Conference. i''large'- umb'er of:Visitoirs are' ex pected to this service.; Then in the evening at 7 the usual, Gospel Ser vice conducted by Mr Amos will be held. His subject will be "Wanted a Man:!.' All will- be miade welcome to these services.
Church Notes PRESBYTERIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
0 PRESBYTERIAN. On August 9 Mr Walter J. Beasley, F.R.G.S., - will deliver his illustrated lecture, Excavations at Jericho. Tra vel, discovery and biblical research are combined to make a most Inter esting and informative evening. On Thursday a successful Austra lian tea was held for the produce stall of the fair. Next week a most important con gregational meeting will take place. Plans in connection; with- the housing of. the electric pipe organ *will be con sidered. On Sunday the services at Frank sttn. morning and evening, and at -Baxter-in-the afternoon-will be-take~ i by the Rev. F. Butcahers.
ST. PAUL'S. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
ST. PAUL'S. At St.--Paul's Church of -'Englh d, the organist (Mr. J. F. Brown), will give a ilMacDowell recital on Sunday evening. Mr Chapple's recital will be held on Wednesday evening, Aug ust 16. Further details 'will ?be given later. THE Annual Meeting of the Frank ston Auxiliary of the Minton Boys' Hom1le will take place at the Home on Monday, 24th July. 1939, at 3 p.m. All interested in the Home are invited to attend. H. W-HITTAxKER, Hon. Secty.l
Somerville Defeats Frankston Exciting Finish [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 21 July 1939
Somerville Defeats Frankston -------oOo--- Exciting Finish In the most exciting match of the year, Somerville snatched a five.point victory. from1, Frani?kton on Saturday at .rankston. There ,was a .grand final fervor. in Somerville's rplay from the first bounce, and the team fully deserved its fourth win at the expense :of the' team on top of the preemiership lad der. Frankston officials were the first to congratulate Somerville on - their great1 performance. Somerville attacked with great dash in the first term; and led 6.2 to 4.5 at the first change.. Consider ing that they had first use of the breeze, the lead was not great. Marks to Claphamn and Staff turned Somerville's -next -attack when the second quarter opened. A chain of marks between H. McComb, Avery and Graham yielded -only a- point for ,Frankston. Points to Avery and McComb fol lowed. Clapham at centre half-back took another fine mark to send Frankston forward again. Scoble, who played strenuous foot ball on the wing, ...
SMART FOR THE SPRING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
SMART FOR THE SPRING is this short-sleeved tailored jacket from the personal wardrobe of Jean ette ' MacDonald, Metro-Goldwyn Mayer star. The jacket is fashioned from tweed in a turquoise and brown mixture. The one-piece frock with box-pleated skirt is heavy brown crepe. Miss MacDonald chooses a linen straw hat and brown band and quill trim. THE STANDARD IN TROUBLE Sickness fell heavily on the News office staff this week, seven men be ing laid lows, in the space of 24 hours. The organisation has carried on with a skeleton staff. In view- of this, we apologise for any inconvenience caused to custom ers waiting on job printing, also to any advertiser whose instructions have not been carried out to the let ter. Under the very trying circum stances we know that those apologies will be accepted. - - FURNITURE AUCTION. Readers are directed to an adver tisement in our auction columns in respect of an executors' sale of fur 1iture, buggy, etc., in Higham;:street, Jheltenham in the estate of...
Australia's Day RETURNED SOLDIERS' APPROVAL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
Australia's Day OO Oo--------- RETURNED SOLDIERS' APPROVAL Our open letter published last week advocating a more enthusias tic celebration of Australia Day has the whole-hearted support of a section of the people already. , r;. It seems that, quite unknown to us this matter was discussed at a meet ing of the Cheltenham branch of the R.S.S.I.L.A. some three months ago, and the following motion, moved by the president (Mr. Koithan) was car ried unanimously:-That the Victor ian brandh of the R.S.S.I.L.A. spon sor, in co-operation with other Inter ested organisations, a great pageant of youth on A.N.A. Day holiday, so that the people can commemorate our national day in a fitting manner. This motion was set down for dis cussion at last week's returned sold iers' conference, but, unfortunately, it was well down the agenda paper, and no time was left to discuss the matter. It has, however,been refer red to the State Executive. The Cheltenham sub-branoh is des erving of the highest praise f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
Cheltenhanm Phone n44 NEW MENTONE Phe PARAMOUNT, MORDIALLOC Phone 64. Three Changes Weekly. SATURDAY AND MONDAY Shirley Temple and George Murphy Little Miss Broadway suitable for general exhibition Also Victor McLaglen and Chester Morris Pacific Liner Not Suitable for General Exhibition. Matinee Saturday, 2.30 p.m. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire in Carefree Suitable for General Exhibition Also Akim Tamiroff and Anna May Wong in King of Chinatown. Not Suitable for General Exhibition THURSDAY and FRIDAY Jeanette McDonald and Nelson Eddy in Sweethearts Suitable for General Exhibition. Also Lanny Ross and Gloria Stuart in The Lady Objects Not Suitable for General Exhibition. CAR PARK, WITH ATTENDANT, FREE. THEATRE ARTIFICIALLY HEATED. , COMING SATURDAY AND MONDAY, Jeanette McDonald and Nelson Eddy in Sweethearts Suitable for General Exhibition Also Lanny .Ross and Gloria Stuart in The L ady Objects Not Suitable for General Exhibition -[- - PLAZA Chelsea's New Theat...
OBITUARY MR. T. G. A. MOLLOY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
OBITUARY MR. T. G. A. MOLLOY. Mr. Thomas G. A. Molloy, aged 56 years, died at his residence, McKenzie street, Seaford, on Friday, July 21st. Mr. Molloy was a resident of Sea ford for about nineteen years, and during that time he took a great in terest in various clubs. When there was a football club formed at Seaford Mr. Molloy was the secretary for the* first six years. He also helped to form the Seaford cricket club, and was secretary .to the club for a num ber of years. Another movement in which he was vitally interested was the school com mittee. During the first six years he acted as correspondent- to the com mittee, and later served on the com mittee, during which time much good work was carried out at the school, in the erection of a shelter-shed and an additional room, and various other improvements. Mr. Molloy took a great interest in sport. He trained several horses and ponies with success. He was a member of the bridge club, a body which- raised funds by their efforts for...
BACK TO MORNINGTON GALA BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
BACK TO MORNINGTON GALA BALL. The committee for Back to Morn ington gala ball is already very busy makling arrangements for what it pre dicts will be the Peninsula's biggest ball. An intensive publicity campaign has been drawn up by the committee, and it is felt that with the attractions to be staged at this ball that the crowd will 'be a record. The night has been fixed for Thurs day, October 5, and will 'be held at the. Plaza Theatre. The Hollywood Rhythm Band of six players has been engaged, and will include one of Melbourne's best showman players, namely, Lyn Stone, who is a great exponent in handling the saxophone and clarinet. Dancing will be from 8.30 till 2.30, and dancers will have -plenty of opportunities to indulge in modern and old-time danc ing. 'Exhibition dancers have been en gagea from Melbourne, and a demon stration of the Park Parada will be given. Valuable prizes will be award ed for novelty dances, and during the evening hundreds of balloons and noise-makers will...
HASTINGS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
HASTINGS The 10th annual meeting of the Hastings and District Bush Nursing Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary was held on Tuesday, 4th July, 1939, at Bun gunyah. Mrs. 'Gold presided, and briefly touched on the various activi ties of the auxiliary during the. past year, and of the many benefits that the hospital had derived from same, and also said how much she had en joyed her share of the work.'.. The honorary secretary's (Mrs. G. E. Hodgins) report was very com prehensive, and listened to with interest. The honorary treasurer (Mrs. Jas. Mentiplay) read the balance sheet, in which there is a credit balance. Both these ladies were compliment ed on their work; a special minute being made" to that effect. Mrs. H. Hodgins then moved that Mrs. Gold be elected life president of the auxiliary. This was carried by acclamation. In thanking the members, Mrs. Gold said how pleased she was to accept this honor, and that her auxi liary work was one of the greatest pleasures in her life. Election' of Of...
COMING EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
COMING EVENTS 'Tomiorrow" (Saturday) : Auction' at Austin's Market, 12 o'clock; old time dance at Soldiers' Hall, 3rd heat of junior and senior waltzing competition; Junior Hall 50/50 dance, 8 p.m.; Wattle Palais 50/50 dance; Frankston Plaza Theatre Talkles, 8 p.m. August 3: Amateur talent quest in aid of Minton Boys' Home, Frankston Mechanics' Institute, 8 p.m. August 9: Romance of Excavation, lecture by Walter J. Beasley in the Presbyterian School Hall at 8 p.m.; Frankston Community . Hospital Women's Auxiliary meets at 2.30 'p.m. in the Shire Hall. August 24: Frankston Fire Brigade golden jubilee ball at Wattle Pal ais, cups for best fancy dressed set, J. Billingsley's orchestra.
PARS ABOUT DOWN-THE-LINE MEN AND HORSES MANRICO IS OUR BEST SPRINTER [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
PARS ABOUT DOWN-THE LINE MEN AND HORSES (By THE METEOR) MANRICO IS OUR BEST SPRINTER It Is a long time since we have had a sprinter of Manrlco's class. Regular track attendants at Ep. som are wondering what the Man fred gelding would run if he was allowed to stretch out in his gal. lops. One day last week J. Holt, his trainer, sent Harold Badger out on him to run sir furlongs in even time, and even though Badger kept a firm hold of this head the bay ran the first half-mile in 492sec., and completed the six in 1.18. Again on Tuesday morning he was sent out to run an even time six, and to the amazement of his jockey, Frank Tocknell, he reg istered 1.182. In each of these gal lops Manrico did not appear to be going faster than evens, and it is re markable how he records such fast times with such ease. I would wager to say that if Manrico were allowed to gallop at bhis top for five" furlongs next to the rails he would easily shatter the Epsom track record of 1.0j, held by Lady Montague....
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JULY 28th and 29th. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
PLAZA THEATRE 0 FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JULY 28th and 29th. A thrill-packed cavalcade of avia tion will be presented on Friday and Saturdcay when "Men With Wings," a 10,000-foot drama, filmed in bril liant technicolor, will be the attrac tion. A large outstanding cast head ed by Fred MacMurray, Ray Milland and Louise Campbell, play the.leading roles in this breathless story of men who risk their lives in the skyways and women who wait on the grounc for their return. The. series of short items, whicl conclude the .remainder of the pro gramme, include the famous come. dians, Laurel and Hardy, in an hil arious comedy, "Blotto," a colorec scenic of Stockholm, a Walt. Disne3 colored cartoon, featuring Donalc Duck in the "Clock Cleaners," science item,. "The Romance oi Radium," and a novelty short, "Life in Some Towns." TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1st and 2nd.' "Dad and Dave Come to Town" will be the highlight of next Tuesday and Wednesday's programme, featuring the most beloved characters...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
MENTONE GIRLS' GRAMMAR, SCHOOL. 231 Beach Road. A pUBLIC DAY AND BOARDING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS FEES MODERATE. Accessible by Motor Bus from Mordialloc, Black Rock, Beaumarie, Sc Oakleigh 'and Dandenong. KINDERGARTEN' TO' LEAVING- HONOURS. prospectUS on Applicationl. Headmistress at home by Appointment. Tel.: Chelt. 320. J. MdCowan; B.A., Dip. Ed., Headmistress. "- MENTONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL" DAY AND BOARDING SCHOOL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. ub.Primary to Leaving Honours. Boys admitted to Kindergarten at age o' four. Separate Department for Junior School. MODERATE FEES. Healthy Surroundings. Ideal Situation. Extensive Grounds. COACHING COLLEGE. NIGHT CLASSES Pupils Prepared for all Examinations. Complete Provision for Boarders For Prospectus and Particulars of Scholarships, Apply C. C. THOROLD, M.A., Headmaster. Tel.: Chelt. 409. Tel.: Chelt. 409. For Your Holidays 11IIII1111111 A few shillings spent on dry cleaning makes all the differ eonce to the look of your clothes--to your appearance to the e...
JUNIOR HALL Dance Aids Football Club [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
JUNIOR HATLTL Dance Aids Football Club Saturday night's dance at the Junior Hall, was a great success. £5 raised was handed to the Frankston Football Club, to augment funds. The winners of the competitions were:-Lucky Partner, Mr. Marl and Miss County.; Monte Carlo, Mr. B. HIutchins and Miss N. Musselwhite. On Saturday (tomorrow) night, the neow Parma Waltz competition .will begin. 1.S.S.I.Ij.A. Old Tuile Dance The old time dance at the Soldiers' I-Hall attracted a large attendance, and patrons spent an enjoyable evening. The second heat of the circular waltz competition attracted a good entry, and competitors set the judges a hard task. \Winners in the senior division were:-Mr. and Mrs. .T. Graham, Mr. A. Rodda and Miss B. Craig, Mr. E. I)onnelly and Miss WV. Clarke. The junior section was won by Mr. L. Unthank and Miss L. "Waldron, and MrII. R. Jenkinson and Miss N. Allon. 'A .monte carlo dance was won by Mr. G. Parsons and Miss M. Corlett. On Saturday evening, at 7.30, special in...
Scarcity of Fish AND FISHERMEN'S PENALTIES [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
Scarcity of Fish oOo AND FISHERMEN'S PENALTIES The fishing industry came und er .discussion in the State House last week, when Mr Francis Field drew attention to the severe penal. ties imposed on fishermen convicts d of long-line fishing. ivir Flela drew attention to hard ships imposed on fishermen in Mordi alloc through the operation of section 54 of the Fisheries Act. This matter was adversely commented on by the honorable member for St. Kilda last year, when the. Chief Secretary ex pressed himself as sympathetically inclined, and promised to bring the matter before Cabinet. First, I shall quote the section: If any person is convicted of a second or subsequent offence under this Act, any licence which such person may have obtained under this Act shall be forfeited, and such person shall 'be incapable for a period of three years from such sec ond or subsequent conviction (as the case may be) of having granted to him again any like licence. The men on whose behalf I am ap pealing, s...