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COMMUNITY HOSPITAL WOMEN'S AUXILIARY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 28 July 1939
COMMUNITY HOSPITAL WOMEN'S AUXILIARY. A jumble sale will be held in the Willard Hall, Thompson street, on Friday, August 4, to aid Community Hospital funds. Goods of _i'hyn?kint' may' be -left at the homes of Mrs P. Hosking in Kars street; Mrs J. Baker, Nolan street, or by phoning Frankston 121 and 126 for goods to be called for.. Goods may be, left at the' Willard Hall on the day of the jum'ble sale. The first meeting of the Women's Auxiliary since the annual meeting will take place in the Shire Hall on Wednesday, August 9, at 2.30 p.m. All members and intending members are urged to attend. 50/50 Dance, Junior Hall, Saturday night. Novelties, supper. Palma Waltz competition commences. Ad mission 1/1.
DEFENCE FORCE NOTES ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERS (3rd DIVISION) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
DEFENCE FORCE NOTES ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERS (Srd' DIVISION) A note from the above unit reports everything going along in great, style at Bateman Avenue.' Work is" not yet developed into the higher branches of the sappers' routine, the large number of recently joined're cruits having to master the A.B.C. of the science of building and demolish Ing before launching out on the more ambitious phases. A. few staff changes are reported. The 3rd Division loses a very popular officer by the transfer of Captain Shannon (O.C. 4th Field Coy) to R.A.E. 4th Division. The same com pany also loses Lieut. Jones, who goes to the- 2nd. Field Squadron as 2nd in command. Probable future alipoint ments mentioned are those of .Cap tain Hedley, R.A.E., 4th Divisioi;,"'to O.C. 4th Field Coy, and Lieut. ,Wright to.the 2nd. ",I Thope that the members of the. N.C.O's class have been put out ;of their nursery by now, following, their six months of hard labour and head aches, as the names of the successful c...
MORE TRAINS, PLEASE! [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
MORE TRAINS, * PLEASE' --0-- Although we do not claim much knowledge of the dark. and holy mys teries and the whys and wherefores of the workings of the railways, we do. claim an almost average amount of common sense. And, following the statement of. those high up in this railways. business that the expense of putting more trains on the,Mordialloc Frankston line would not be justified we have been doing, some thinking. An. effort?. Yes, but almost worth it. During our ponderings .we remem bered that many of the trains running at night are rarely even half filled. It also dawned that the trains. consist of four carriages. From- there we progressed in easy stages, and finally by a system of addition, subtraction, division and multiplication, came to the conclusion that a train half- the present size, running -twice as Ire qnenitly would carry, as many passen gers as. at present without being crowded., .Or would it? Anyway, work it:'out .for yourself because we're all, of a dizz. . . ....
R.S.S.I.L.A. INTER-BRANCH VISIT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
R.S.S.I.L.A. -o- INTER-BRANCH VISIT Members and wives and ladies of the auxiliary,, of the- Chelsea braich, R.S.S.I.L.A., journeyed to Frankston on July 27 as the guests of the ;rankston branch and ladies' auxili ary. Mr R. Dundon, the popular presi dent, welcomed the visitors. He said he hoped that inter-branch visits would continue. A programme of novelty dances and vocal items was presented, with Mr F. Cowen as M.C. and Mr V. Reis at the piano. The novelty dances created much merriment, while in the bag.bursting competition Frankston proved too good for the ,visitors. The Gipsy Tap competition was won by Mr Scott and Miss Shout. The elimination dance was won by Cr McColl and Mrs T. Marshall. Mr. and Mrs Harkness were the winners of the Monte Carlo dance. Mrs C. Wood proved the most versa tile golfer and won the indoor put ting competition.. A delightful supper was served by the ladies. Mr Cowen presented the winners of the competitions with their prizes, and then all joined hands...
RIFLE SHOOTING MENTONE RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
RIFLE SHOOTING MENTONE RIFLE CLUB. The shooting for the monthly spoon competitions commenced in June and resulted in a win for one of the youn ger shots of the club, A. W. Johnston, who won on the count back from W. Johnston. It is very pleasing to see the younger members of the club com ing to the front in these competitions, and we hope to hear more' about them in the. near future., The shoot for the July spoon ?e sulted in a clear cut win for C. Wood burn, who .has only just. joined up with;' the club, and judging hby his shooting he is going to' be? a first class shot. The club meets on Tuesday and Thursday7 evenings at 8 p.m.
BLIND AUXILIARY CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
BLIND AUXILIARY CONCERT. Mr. J. B. Jolly, honorary organiser of the successful concert held in the Frankston Mechanics' Hall on July 19th in aid of the funds) of the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, de sires to thank all those, who assisted him, especially donors of gifts in kind. To enable a balance sheet to be prepared without delay, and for the purpose of audit, Mr. Jolly re quests that all unsold tickets, together with remittance for those sold or re turned to Messrs. Stevenson ox Oliver at the Bank of New South Wales, Bay, Street, Frankston, or at "Standard" Office, Bay Street, Frankston. Prompt returns will be appreciated. It is necessary for audit purposes that all unpurchased tickets be re turned at the convenience of holders with as little delay as ipossible,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
NEW MENCheltenh PARAMOUNT, MORDIALLOC Mordiai. Three Changes Weekly. SATURDAY AND MONDAY Jeanette McDonald and Nelson Eddy in Sweethearts Suitable for General Exhibition Also Lanny Ross and Gloria Stuart in The Lady Objectsg Not Suitable for General Exhibition Matinee Saturday, 2.30 p.m. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY Alice Faye, Connie Bennett and Nancy Kelly Tailspin Not Suitable for General Exhibition. Bonita Granville Nancy Drew-Reporter Suitable for General Exhibition THURSDAY and FRIDAY, Charles Bickford and Nan Grey Typhoon Not Suitable for General Exhibition Martha Raye and Bob Hope Never Say Die Not Suitable for General Exhibition. CAR PARK, WITH ATTENDANT, FREE. THEATRE ARTIFICIALLY HEATED. COMING SATURDAY AND MONDAY, Dick Foran Heart of the North Not Suitable for General Exhibition. John Barrymore A Great Man Votes suitable for general exhibition PLAZA Chelsea's New Theatre (OPPOSITE STATION) ALL FEATURE PROGRAMMri Complete Change of Programme 3 Times We k11 NEW SOUND SCREEN. The ...
M.U.I.O.O.F. ANNUAL BALL PREPARATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
M.U.I.O.O.F. ANNUAL BALL PREPARATIONS. The Loyal Nepean Lodge opened the meeting on Thursday, 27th, with expressions of sorrow for the late Bro. Leonard Atkinson. Several members who have been absent through influenza were present again. Tihe officers and many members have made arrangements to journey to Loyal Mornington Lodge on Friday, 4th August, to the official visit of listrict officers to this lodge. After serious consideration the date of the M.U. ball was fixed for the 16th November in the Plaza Theatre, and the committee have received per mission from the Plaza management to engage a city firm to scientifically prepare the floor. Arrangements are well in hand for the staging of the colossal attraction oi the ball which will shortly be ad vertised through the chain of news papers controlled by the "Standard." The lodge continues to grow. Four new members were proposed, and will be initiated into the Order on Thurs day, 10th August.
THE CURSE OF UNEMPLOYMENT [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
THE CURSE OF. UNEMPLOYMENT The articles recently published in these columns on the curse of the dole system have earned almost unanimous 'upport from our readers. Meetings 1'a.ve been held in various centres :which have carried resolutions de manding the immediate abolition of the dole and the substitution of full time work on national jobs for the present unfortunate sustenance work ers. I&lt;t is the desire of a large section of the community that tactics which p6oved so successful in the case of National, Insurance should be adopted •in 'this case-that is a letter from every citizen to the State and Federal members as well as to the hix Sena tors instructing them that plans must be adopted to putmen into fulltime work. To help in this matter we have decided to publish each week a pro forma demand' letter which may be cut out from the paper-or copied if" desired and forwarded to the vari 'To Mr .....................M..M.R. ...... .... ....M.L.A. .....................Senato...
ST. PAUL'S CHOIR CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
ST. PAUL'S CHOIR CONCERT. Mr. V. Harris, a clever professional artist, new to Frankston district audi ences, will appear at a concert to be held in the Frankston Mechancs' Hall in aid of St. Paul's (Frankston) Church of England choir funds, on a date to be fixed (about a month hence) This talented performer will tell amusing stories.
In Other Lands PARIS (CONTINUED) [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
In Other Lands PARIS (CONTINUED) Leaving the Are de Triomphe we proceed along the beautiful Avenue Marshal Foch, with its fine residences and avenue of Horse.. Chestnut trees into the Bois de Boulogne, the Hyde Park of Paris, and the favorite plea sure park of the Parisians. Covering 2,000 acres this wood is really delight ful with its fine avenues of Horse Chestnut trees, so pretty in their spring foliage and white blossoms. The Beech and Plane trees, its two artificial lakes and grotto. We pass through the wood admiring its beauty, past the monument to Claude de Bussy, the musician, and the monu ment to the two kidngs of Servia and Yugoslavia-Peter L, the Father, and his son, Alexander I., and through one' of the most fashionable residential portions- of the city to the site o8 the Trocadero. Built in the Moorish style at the time of the world's fair in 1878, the Trocadero was entirely rebuilt in ul tra modern style on the same 'site for the International Exhibition of 1937. It co...
CHORAL CONTEST. ELEMENTARY'S SCHOOL'S SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
CHORAL CONTEST. ELEMENTARY'S SCHOOL'S SUCCESS. At the State Schools' Choral Asso ciation's annual contests held in Mel bourne To?rn Hall last Wednesday, i choir of 50 voices from Frankstor State School competed and was placec third by the adjudicator, Dr. A. E Floyd, organist of St. Paul's Cathe. dral. The choir obtained 171" points out of a possible 200, while the win ning choir compiled 173. In his com ments, Dr. Floyd stated that the Frankston choir's rendering of tbhei items was careful and effective ant possessed many admirable features. The result reflects credit on the children comprising the party, anc the parents who attended the con. tests were impressed by the higi standard of the choirs generally. Mr. F. Jenkin acted as conductor and the very efficient accompanists was Miss Eunice Barclay.
MARKET REPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
MARKET REPORTS Geo. G. Austin reports satisfactory prices on Wednesday last. Black roosters, 7/7 per ipair, Game roosters 10/6 per pair, Game pullets 11/- per pair, R.I.R. hens 9/- per pair; Mus covy draklings 10/9 per pair, Black cockerels 8/1 per ipair, Black .hens 5/11 per pair, W.L. hens 7/1 per pair, W.L. hens 7/1 per pair, W.L. cocke rels 7/4 per pair, W.L. cross 'hens 8/ per pair; Muscovy ducklings 7/9 per pair. Dairy produce, vegetables, and sundries sold well. "i"rl
R.S.S.I.L.A. OLD TIME DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
R.S.S.I.L.A. OLD TIME DANCE. The old time dance last Saturday evening attracted one of the best attendances for some weeks. The 31st heat of the circuladi waltz competition was held and the follow ing couples were selected to conmpete in the final: Mr. and Mrs. Oakley, Mr. C. Rookey and Mrs. Jenkinson, Mr. Jondahl and Miss J. Craig. The Monte Carlo dance, one of the highlights of the evening was won by Mr. J. Read and Mrs.' W. Wells. An opportunity is offered to all those patrons desirous of learning the popular Empress waltz, next Satirday evening at 7.30 p.m., when half an hour's practice and, instruction will be given gratis.
The Parish Ball BIG NIGHT AT HASTINGS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
The Parish Ball BIG NIGHT AT HASTINGS THURSDAY August 24th promises to be a red letter night for Has tings when the annual Parish Ball will be held. Visitors from all parts of the Pen insula have signified their intention :f being present and judging by re ports received they are in for an ex cellent night. Committees connected with the movement report splendid progress and a bumper house is as sured. The ladies' committee have arrange ments for the supper and decorations well in hand and both promise to be outstanding. A home-made sit down supper will be supplied and what a menu it will be. Only thp complete co-operation of all concerned makes this possible. The decorations promise to eclipse anything :previously attempted and with the Hollywood Rhythm Band in attendance with all the latest numbers patrons are assured of a night right out of the box. Novelty dances will be included on the program together with exhibition dancing, which should be worth going a long way to see. Old a...
FRANKSTON TRADERS Farewell to Member [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
FRANKSTON TRADERS Farewell to Member Organised by the Irankstori Trad ers' Association, a supper and pre sentation ivill be given shortly on. the occasion of the departure from Frankston of Mr W. H. Tierney. One of the founders of the Trad ers' Association, a past president, and for many' years treasurer, Mr Tierney has disposed of his drapery stores :in' Young street: Trades people and friends who wish to take part in the evening should ocm municate with the secretary of the Traders' Association (Mr Leon Swift) or telephone Frankston 88. The function will be held on Fri day, August 11, at the Wattle Cafe,, Frankston.
LADIES ENTERTAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
-LADIES ENTERTAINED. The Ladies' Auxiliary: of the Frankston branch are -to entertain the gentlemen members at the club rooms on Thursday,' August.l10, at S p.m. ,A programme" eubracing. games, dancing and novelties will be submit ted, and all members 'are requested to be on parade that night.
Cattle Seizure Decision Appeal at General Sessions Dismissed by Judge Foster [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
Cattle Seizure Decision Appeal vat--General Sessions-: Dismissed by Judge Foster An appeal by John Henry Wil liams, of. Hastings Road, Frank ston, /against his conviction and fine of £7, with £5/6/0 costs, imposed by Mr. Pyvis, P.M., in the court of Petty, Sessions. At Frankston, on June 2, for alleged ly having interfered with cattle seized on March 23, in Moorooduc Road, by .William Richards, the Shire ranger, for the purpose of placing them in a neighboring place of safe custody,, was heard on Thursday and' Friday, July] 27 and 28, in the Courtof General .Sessions by Judge Foster. The grounds of appeal were that the conviction was wrong and bad at law; was against evidence and weight of evidence; that on evidence the magistrate had been wrong in holding that there was interference with cattle; -that there was no evi dence on which the magistrate could base his finding and that the penalty imposed was excessive. Mr. G; Sawer, instructed by, ~r. R. Wadham appeared for appellant, an...
FRANKSTON STATE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
FRANKSTON STATE, SCHOOL. The following students obtained first place in their respective classes at the monthly test for July. Grade VI.-A. Morriss. Grade V.-B. Brearly. Grade IV. (b)-E. Batty. ,Grade III.-Betty Prewett, Verna. Wood. Grade II. (b)-B. Cunningham. Grade I.-Keith Peters. ,Giade IV. (a)-Baron Swift. .Grade II. (a)-B. Oldfield.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
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