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WOOLLEN EXHIBITION. CHANCE FOR LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
WOOLLEN EXHIBITION. CHANCE FOR LADIES. Frankston Auxiliary, R.V.I.B., is holding a woollen exhibition to aid its funds in the Frankston Mechanic's Hall, at 3 p.m. on August 16. Readers are invited to enter any description of woollen goods - entries will be Seceived from noon until 3 p.m. at the Hall on the day of the competi tion. A prize, the gift of Miss A. Arm strong," will be awarded for the best entry. In conjunction with the wool len exhibition, a curio display will be staged. Those in in possession of curios, especially articles or photos of the pioneer citizens of Frankston, or activities connected wvith the early history of the district, are requested to bring same to the hall for benching between noon and 3 p.m. of August 16th, or get in touch with Mrs. F. Ferrand, Oliver's Hill, Frankston, who is organising the curio section. Afternoon tea will be provided by members of the Auxiliary and served to patrons aif a cost of sixpence.
Reconciliation [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
Reconciliation oOo Australians received with genuine delight the news that Mr Menzies and the A.C.T.U. had come to an agreement over the National Register. We are only a-handful of people in a huge land, and we can ill-afford to allow disruptive forces to render us in twain. Mr Menzies, Mr Curtain and the A.C.T.U. people should be con gratulated on possessing those traits which allowed them to discuss in a reasonable and tolerant manner the objections raised to the Register. Unfortunately, many Australians are not tolerant enough. If a man's views do not coincide with ours we are inclined to damn him. Few men. (or women) are so bad that they agitate for certain things hoping to disrupt the country. We should be prepared to listen to the other fellow's arguments. If we don't agree, no harm is done, but in listening we improve our knowledge. A prominent U.A.P. man told us recently that he objected to the "always right" attiude of the Labor Party. He said that party would not give an i...
JUNIOR HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
JUNIOR HALL. A large number of dancers opened an enjoyable evening at the 'Junior Hall on Saturday night. Competitions were won by: Palma Waltz-Mr. R. Mace, Miss McPherson. Mr. and Mrs. S. Thomp son, Mr. Tucker and Miss M. Miller, Mr. Hibbert and Miss Duell. Lucky Partner-Miss D. Hanchett, Mr. Berry ..Monte Carlo-Miss J. Bale, Mr. McDonald, A presentation was made to the poijular Master of Ceremonies, Mr. Lal Fany on the occasion of his birthday. The second heat of the Palma Waltz competition will be held on Saturday.
Let's Write a Letter TO THOSE WHO WANT TO BE HAPPY. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
Let's Write a Letter 000 TO THOSE WHO WANT TO BE HAPPY. Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,-Really to say in adequate form what we-want to this week would require a musical score. But as the compositors object-it gives them spots before the eyes-we have to content ourselves with plain, straight.out, common-or-garden prose. Everyone wants to be really happy; that is the greatest thing in life. Admittedly there are a few unfortunates who are only happy when they are growling, but, then again, they have reached their goal-they are happy. Without boasting of any particular qualifications to testify, we humbly venture the opinion that the easiest way to be happy is to possess a healthy, well-developed body; a healthy, clean conscience usually goes as a natural corollary. We are right behind this national movement for Physical Fitness, but, judging from the pace it is travelling, we all will be qualified for the old age pension before it starts, which would be disappointing, But why wait for the G...
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY and SATURDAY, AUGUST 4th and 5th [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
PLAZA THEATRE --0- FRIDAY and SATURDAY, AUGUST 4th a'n 5th "Submarine Patrol," .the title of the principal attraction in Friday and Saturday's programme, is a thrilling saga of the "Splinter Fleet," the tiny craft with motley crews who meritoriously hunt the dreaded un dersea boats through mine filled waters. Richard Green, Nancy Kelly, and George Bancroft :play( the leading roles in this production, with ar large supporting cast, including Slim Sum merville, Preston Foster, John Carra dine, and Maxie Rosenbloom in the minor roles. "The Crime of Dr. Hallett," the title of the other attraction on the pro gramme, is a tense drama 'of medi cal research' and romance in thei ju gles of Sumatra, with Ralph Bellamy. playing the title role, ably supported by William Gargan and Josephine Hutchinson. The programme is com pleted by a .color Classic Fashion Forecast short.. STUESDAY> and WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8th and 9th. One of the outstanding films of the year! Pygmalion, the screen version of...
FRANKSTON DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
LNKSTON DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL last of the series of house, II matches was .played between s and Murray at the park..The scores were: Collins,.: 6.8; Mur best players for Murray were n, Pentland, Allen,, Smith, Tur nd Rymer. For Collins, Lang Tallents, 'Morgan;y , Stone and EXAMINATIONS r examination's commence on ay week.. With .the:time' lost eparation for= the- gala to make he school is hard at work in ration for these : :important STAFF. s Brazenor, whose impending age has led to her. resignation the Education Department, was tiained at morning tea by. the yesterday and presented _with a . . . . :·. .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
FRANKsTON MIOTOR GCARAGE bourne Road, FRANKSTON pborhones 101. 97. estabiBshed authorised General eltalers, Chevrolet, and Buick rs e propositions on trade-ins he best in Town. It will pay you e O. J. OLSEN. FOOTBAL FOUR IN DOUBT Cabinet Making. French Polishing. Upholstering. . MASTER CRAFTSMEN (L. F. WILSON & BROS.) corner of Young anti Beach streets (opposite railway gates) Excellent recommendations from Prominent Residents. STANDARDM Presents for 1939 .. THE FINEST CARS IN THE 8 h.p. FIELD )R FLYING STANDARD QUALITY CARS-SEE BRTT 24 PLAYNE STREET, FRANKSTON. L Phone 77. TER J. BEASLEY,' F.R.G.S., Kcavations at Jericho," Wed., 9th gust, S p.m., Presbyterian School 11. Silver coin. Peninsula's largest selec of Men's and Boys' Wear. or the armer and Ut-door orker even on stormy 7a one of these Waterproof Coats a necessity. We a Your size in tthat are really erproof and we Save you money. EADIE'S 87 Bay St., FRANKSTON. 'Phone 352. ins, 17/6 and 35/; Reversible l? m 8/11; Men...
Frankston Agricultural Association 37th Annual Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
Frankston Agricultural Associati on, 37th Annual Meeting The 37th annual meeting of the As sociation was held in the Mechanics Institute on Tuesday evening last. There was a fine attendance. The President, Mr. J. E. Grice, in- the chair. Three new mem'bers in Messrs. C. S. Jones, R. J. Brown and F. W. Helpman were elected., The reports by the General and Kennel secretaries were received and balance sheet read and adopted. This disclosed a profit for the year of £ 10/15/2, and was pointed out that were it 'not for the necessity .of purchases of new :lant amounting to £7/4/9, and donation to the Bush Fires Relie4 Fund of £5 5/0, this balance would have stood at £23/4/11. Election of officers and committee for the following year.was .their-proceedbe yvithf61&lt; )61 ing result: President, Mr. J. .E: Gride, re elected. Vice-Presidents, Cr. Keast, Messrs. S. Lawrey, M. Jacobs and R. J. Tucker, re-elected. General and Kennel Secretaries, Mr. W. P. Mason and E. W.. Wykes respective...
GREEK COOK UNDERPAID CAFE PROPRIETOR FINED [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
GREEK COOK UNDERPAID -0- CAFE PROPRIETOR FINED "The services of an interpreter were necessary at the Frankston Court on Friday, when John Morris, cafe proprietor, of Bay street, Frank ston, was charged with having em ployed Peter Raptake,. of Johnson street, Fitzroy, at a lower rate of wages' than that prescribed. In' evidence, Raptake said that he worked as a fish cook in Morris' fish cafe in' Bay street, Frankston. He alleged that for the week ended March 18, 1939, he had worked over 90 hours. His wages were £2/10/, including board and lodging. Cross-examined. by Mr McComas (for Morris), Raptake said he had deserted a' ship at Geelong. He had met Morris in a Greek club in the city.. When the fish cafe closed, he alleged he .worked in an all-night cafe on the opposite side of the road. Morris, ,on oath, denied having met Raptake at a Greek .club. He said Raptake' had approached him at the fish market, and asked for employ ment. He said that the evidence given by him in regard to th...
Eyes & Ears of the Turf PARS ABOUT DOWN-THE-LINE MEN AND HORSES SPRINT DUEL AT CAULFIELD [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
Eyes & Ears of the Turf -u PARS ABOUT DOWN-THE-LINE MEN AND HORSES SPRINT DUEL AT CAULFIELD (By THE METEOR) '- . Since writing in this column last week that Manrico was our ,best sprinter, I have been asked by Men. tone track regulars whether I had forgotten about El Golea when writ ing my pars. As a matter of fact, El Golea's Newmarket triumph was in my mind when grading Manrico No. 1, and I expect my contention to be proved on Saturday, when the pair will clash in the Moondah Plate at Caulfield with only lib. between them in weight. The race is likely. to' be most interesting, but I consider that Manrico's phenomenal speed'?will enable him to overcome. E,1 Golie;'s strong finishing powers. Of ?course, there are others in the race, but ,I am concentrating on .horses trained "down-the-line." J. Holt, trainer of Manrico, fin ished well down on the winning trainers' list for the season just completed, but he is likely to start the new season wvell by leading in a winner, or tw...
DANCING WATTLE PALAIS. FOX-TROT COMPETITION [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
DANCING WATTLE PALAIS. FOX-TROT COMPETITION A successful dancel was held in the Wattle Palais last Saturday. Three hiundred attended and enjoyed them selves Immensely. The first heat of the big Fox-Trot competition, .for which two 'beautiful cups have been doinated, was held. The winners were ---First, Miss D. Beale and Mr. J. Greenweel;; 2nd. Miss L. Tindall and Mr. A. Harper. The first heat of the Monte Carlo was held also, the win ners being: First, Miss J. Nelson and Mr. F. Hodgson; runners up, Miss B. Mott and Mr. C. Brain; the lucky partners were' Miss M. Strong and Mr. D. Brauman. The Wattle Palais Orchestra sup plied delightful music. Popular Frank lIolt, the M.C., was in attendance. These dances will be held every Sat urday. Admission, 1/1. A free bus w ill run from Chelsea.
YACHT CLUB BUILDING EXTENSIONS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
YACHT CLUB BUILDING' EXTENSIONS Work .on the second storey of the Frankston Yacht Club building is pro ceeding A" working bee will be held on Saturday afternoon, when furtlier extensions will be carried out In a report of the annual meeting !n the-last issiiue of the Standard, Mr. L. Twioiey was inadvertently omitted Prom th' list of coImmitteemen. The 'ciub's hoio;ary.solicitor is Mr. L. R.'CT. Utber. Memb'ers ~ind friends will hold a dance in the club rooms at a date to be fixed this month.
BENEVOLENT SOCIETY. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
BENEVOLENT SOCIETY. ANNUAL 1\fEETING. The tenth annual meeting of the Frankston Benevolent Society took place on Wednesday at the Mechanics' Hall. Rev. -F. Butchers presided. After the;secretary's report and the treasurer's balance sheet had been received and adopted, he congratu lated the ladies on their work in re lieving so many cases of need. The office bearers were returned unopposed. President-Mrs. W. Amor. Secretary--Mrs. J. Pownall. Treasurer-Miss' McComb. Vice-Presidents-Mrs. Paxman and Mrs. Reilly. The Rev. Whyte moved a vote of thanks to Rev. Butchers for so ably` carrying out the position of president. The first auditor of the society, Mr. J. Lamliie was the guest of honour.
TABLE TENNIS OAKLEIGH SUPERIOR [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
TABLE TENNIS I-0 OAKLEIGHI SUPERIOR Table tennis matches between teams from Frankston and Oakleigh were played at the Mechanics' Hall on Thursday. Oakleigh's team proved superior to that of Frankston, and secured 7 sets to 2. An appreciative crowd of spectators witnessed some exciting exchanges. D. Kennedy and G. Woodley were the most successful Frankston play ers, each winning one set. Teams were-Frankston: W. Johln ston (captain), D. Kennedy, G. Wood ley, R. Bowes, D. Ledger. Oakleigh-D. Leahy, I. Gould; L. Boldeman and G. Gray. Results-Singles. Kennedy d. Gould, 21-19, 21-18. Wloodley lost, to Leahy, 18-2.1, 19 -21. Bowes lost to Gray, 21-19, 13-21, 15-21. Johnsoi -lobt to Bolderman, 13-21, 16-21. Kennedy lost to Leahy, 17-21, 22 20, 17-21. Woodley defeated Gould, 13-21, 2.1 -18, 21-17. Boulls lost to Bolderman, .9-21, 21 -16, 18-21 Johnson lost to Gray, 13-21, 15-21 Woodley. and Ledger lost to Bolder man, and Gray, 13-21, 18-21;:. .Later in, the season, Frankston will meet Oakle...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
PLAZA THEATRE FRANKSTWi Phone Frankston 407. Friday and Saturday, August 4 and 5. George Bancroft, Nancy Kelly, Richard Greene and Slim Summerville in A spectacular and thrilling romance of the sea Submarine Patrol Suitable for General Exhibition. Supported by Ralph Bellamy and Josephine Hutchinso in TThe Crime of Dr. HH&allef An absorbing drama of research work in the jungles of Sumatra (Not suitable for general exhibition) An interesting Color Classic, "Fashion Forecast."' TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 and 9 George Bernard Shaw's record-breaking comedy PYGMALION tarring Leslie Howard and Wendy Hiller Not Suitable for General Alice Brady and Charles Winlnger in a rollicking comkiedy ' Goodbye Brdoadiay Suitable for General Exhibition. A short feature, "Going Places," and a News Gazette complete the progrniinidn FRIDAY and SATURDAY, AUGUST 11 and 12 Kathrine Hepburn and Cary Grant in HOLIDAY A bright and gay comedy romance A vivid portrayal of life in a dcircus is seen in ...
IT'S A FISHY STORY [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
•IT'S A FISHY STORY The matter of high fish prices seems to have been taken up in earnest by the Housewives' Asso ciation, and .we are proud to have been one, of the first 'to bring the subject under notice. Once the -ladles of ,that body get their teeth into somethiing-even 'fish there are bound to be some re suits. Although we are naturally interested and concerned about the cost of fish which makes it out of the reach of many families, we are as equally con cerned about the men who have lost their licenses. In speaking to these men we have heard some allegations which we accept as the truth, al though we 'have had no means of checking up on them. It is alleged by the men that they are continually harassed and charged with offences which, appear minor. We do not claim:that all the fisher men- are angels with snowy white wings. Neither would we be so fool ish as to suggest that the inspectors have barked tails and horns. No doubt there is much to be said for both sides, but somethi...
Rosebud Win by 10 Goals OVER FRANKSTON IN B GRADE GAME [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
Rosebud Win by 10 Goals OVER FRANKSTON IN BI GRADE GAME THE return match between th~se two teams took place on Saturday last at the Rosebud oval. There was a good crowd of supporters of both teams. present and the game was very much ,better than the scores repre sented. The visitors seem to have struck a bad patch this season but they put up a strenuous figlit against the locals. Their marking was spectacular but their opportunities .of scoring were very few. Rosebud won the toss but there was very little to be gained by doing so there was no .breeze to speak of. Frankston opened the scoring with a goal soon after the start, but the home side got into their stride and, in the first quarter scored 4-7 to Frank ston's 2 goals. The visitors did a little better in the second quarter in the matter of scor ing but they were unable to hold their opponenits who again scored 4-6 to the visitor's 3-1. Hector Downing was un fortunate in spraining his ankle, he was attended to by the ,trainer. ...
OBITUARY MRS. T. RUSSELL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
OBITUARY MRS. T. RUSSELL MRS. Theresa Russell, aged 77 years, died at Frankston on Thursday, July 27th. Her husband died ten years ago. The funeral took ,place on Friday, July 28th, the remains being interred in the Frankston cemetery. The following were the pall-bearers: Cr. Keast, Messrs. W. H. Needham, J. .C. Wastell, J. Zenner. Coffin-bearers were: Messrs. M. Wilks, A. S. Hopcraft, W. S. Madsen, A. S. Barkley. Rev. G. Osmond read the burial service.
POSITIONS OF CLUBS IN M.P.F.L. A GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 4 August 1939
POSITIONS OF CLUBS1IN M.P.F.L. A GRADE. Team For Agst Pts Frankston. . . . 1358 963 36 Sorrento . . . . 1003 820 28 Mornington . . . 1052 911 28 Hastings. . .... 1153 1013 28 Somerville. . 992 _, 965" 20 B GRADE Depot . . . . . 1005 732 32 Balnarring . . . . 969 724 36 Red ,Hill . . 1291 977 36 Dromana . . . 1080 839 28 Rosebud . ... 1054 921 28 Pearcedale. . . . 1096 989 !28