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HOUSEWIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
H:OUSEWIVES.. The HTousewives'. Association .is a body which, is. vii'ile rand active - ii Frankston.Under:the guidance -oa 'President Mrs..: Whittaker, sent. and .horn secietary VMirs Austin Bentley, it meets regularly to discuss the many problems which confroit-t the housew~ife today.
C.W.A. BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
W.V.A. BRANCH. :The' Frankston ..Branch of the .Country Women's Association is another active women's. organis ation which provides not only an avenue for social intercourse for the ladies, but also provides train ing. in handicrafts -and the arts which provide a,pleasing 'relaxa tion. Mrs; J. E, Grice is the pre sideinf, and Miss'Sutherland hon. secretary.
Notable Organisations in Frankston [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
Notable Organisations in Frankston . A complete story conicerning Frankston's organisations-re .ligious, civic, social, and sporting is impossible, even in this :enlarged" edition of the "Standard," but brief reference may be mhde to 'i. few of the outstanding ones. .. .. R.S.S.A.I.L.A. S For exnample-Frankston R.S.L. - is" a social centre for some hund reds of ex-servicemen of both World Wars. Its club room facili ties are availed of by a constant stream of members. Its officials, through their long experience, are able to give- advice,- to younger members in particular, which is sometimes of the great :'s'. esf:b'1iefit. 'Thde branchli-feguards * ', the' interests- of,':eturned 'men... in : -ttiis district;. It,. is 'doing. a good .ob S.The-- president is Dr. Johnh Akleroyd, and the hon. secretaryy SMi. C. E. Johnston.
SCOUTS AND GUIDES. [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
SCOUTS AND GUIDES. The Boy Scout and Girl Guide Movement is firmly implanted on the Peninsula, and the Frankston troops are numerically strong, .and in the standard of their boys and girls. Probably the Scout and Guide spirit is stronger here than in .:many districts which possess . toops and' companies. Commis sioner Hayter is in charge of the S-istrict Scouts, with Scoutmaster Bob Holland in charge of. 1st F. a1)ktson. Rover Scouts are .a strong organisation in Frankston, -and two of their' members (Ken :Cameron' and Dick Allchin) are at present' oveiseas, and attend Sed: the Norway Moot. "Skipper" Hliugh is their leader. The Girl Guide- Movement. is 'al`o -very . prominent in the 'Frankston district. Miss J. Mc D?onald is' Guide Commissionrer, o i"er all. First Frankston Guides are in charge of Miss M. Cres wick (Captain), and 2nd Franks ton' in charge of Miss Grace Hos king (Captain). Botli packs are ot equal rank, but the numerical' strength of' Guides 'in Frankston necessitate...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
UCTIONSR TURDAY, 15th OCTOBER RoPERTY - 3 -,M. AND AN INVESTMENT AND (1 minute Beach). ISED SC. FLATS MS AND SLEEP-OUT, WITH POSSESs ION ETC.., SUBJECT 'TO TENANCY', EDS, ELEC., H;W.S. ings of Good Quality. '. e Bedroom and .Lounge Suites,. IIn, Wireless, etc., Land: 45' x 161'. ctlons by Appointment Only CHOLSON, Auctioneer. PARKDALE - XY 1094 MONDAY, OCTOBER 17th, at: 3 p.'m. $ MENTONE - MENTONE 11 Genoa" Street ' Situated about 100 yards Beach WV.B. IIOLIDAY COTTAGE Containing 4 rooms and extensive enclosed verandahs, about 56 x 7, all E.L., water, gas, sewered, made g road, at present oocupied, but rg EARLY VACANT POSSESSION Orders t6 view from-r " IIs, R. . IIILL & CO. Auctioner 3Mordialloc. XY 1002-XY 1003. or 49 Elizabeth St., City..' EDUCATIONAL Grand News For Mothers!: "JACKC AND JILL". NURSERY ,SCHOOL (Miss.. E. P. Hewitt)" :: For: Children 3 to '6 years Hours: 9.30 a.m. to" 3.30 p.m., Opening Masonic Hall, - Frankston l in about two nionths time With three assista...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
A-SURE,.WIvNER FOR. SEAFOnRDns " , THE RENOWNED.. '.THOROUGH-BREAD" BAKER SE C. NICHOLS HAS NOW ACQUIRED THE SSEAFO-RD: BAKERY -'STRICT CLEANLINESS" - MY MOTTO DELICIOUS BREAD AND SMALL GOODS :D ELIVERY- DAILY Phone: FRANKSTON 358 DUCOING,. INDUSTRIAL PAINTING, _ PANEL-BEATING AND WELDING DONE BY - -I-.2 Ex-Paint Superintendent General Motors Holden -~ (With Holdens 22 Years, .QUALITY GUARANTEED RAY WOOD :: FRANKSTON CAR SALES S:54 DANDcNONG ROAD 'Phone: F'kston 55 i4- T W* Tt? ? SERVICE ,. H IR E C A R . S E R V IC E , 2 4 -H O U R A n " f H C a s -610 Mornington Road. Phone: Frankston 191. THE FRIENDLY PHOTOGRAPHER ..COMMERCI Agents for Holden Cars. dies STUDIO--*-13 DELL ROAD,FRANKSTON * .*. R.A.C.V.. Service Station General Engineering. 2 S(Across610 Mornington Road. Bridge) PhoPhone: Frankston 191.735 SUNDAYTHE FRIENDLY PHOTOGRAPHER GORDBURTON LINDAY COMMERCIA - GENERA -BeaconSpecalist in Child ;Stidles *(A," oss STUDIO-;.-.13: DELL ROAD, .'FRANKSTON (AcrosseCranbourneLilyd Roa...
ODE TO A THESPIAN YEARN [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
ODE-TO A THESPIAN YEARN Of me, 'tis said. I talk too much - ,Of this and that and such and such - Of "shoes and ships. and- sealing wax" - And all things - barring income tax. But now I turn down oral capers, (I hope they'll print this in the Spapers),. My tongue-forsaken for the pen To bring. a wish before your ken. You well may ask of whom I write. - I'll tell you. I don't mind a mite. I mean the local Frankston Groupers, That band of real hard-working troupers. The strain and stress with which they cope Have bred a deep abiding hope That somewhere, someday, 'neath this dome They'll find a place to call their home. A place in, which to store their gear, Wherein they can, from year to year Present, with all the grace and case Their plays and shows, which always please. But building perinits - .cash as well And things I can't begin to- tell Postpone their hopes to some far date. In fact, it's in the hands of fate, But are they down -about their plight? No, friends, for they have see...
LANGWARRIN PROGRESS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCEMENT Desirable Improvements in Road Maintenance [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
LANGWARRIN PROGRESS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCEMENT Desirable Imirovements in Rood Maointenance Everyone's grievance, more or less, has been the district's ne cessity for better roads. Whilst appreciating the fact that lack of finance, as in the majority of Shires, is the factor which pre cludes Cranbourne Council from embarking on desirable road maintenance programmes, excep tionally good news is in store for district residents. At the last meeting of the Aangwarrin and District Progress Association, Cr. A. E. Webb was. most elated at being able to an nounce this encouraging item re the age-old question. of roads. It was again indicated that, .not withstanding extreme pressure-by he Council, last year absolutely no finance as forthcoming from he Government nor the Country hoads Board for -local' roads, I hih resulted in poor progress sing m, ade r ess being made - much. to ..the Shir's dissatisfaction.,:Due large-" y to foreign heavy traffic, 'some:. of the roads were in ursent need of at...
TWO FRANKSTON MEN GO "ROAMING ROUND AUSTRALIA" Adventurous Trail O'er Land of Plenty [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
TWO FRANKS TON MEN GO "ROAMING ROUND AUSTRALIA"g Adventurous Trail O'er Land of Plenty Visions of Burlke and Wills, Sturt and Eyre, who blazed the wail they n'ow travel :seem to' intermingle with the pages 'of letters being received from Bob Danks and Syd Hart, two well-known young men:of Frankston, who left here four months ago, in a 20-year-old Armstrong-Siddeley car, to work their way adventurously round -the, entire coastline .of. Aus tralia. Theirstory is a most'thrilling and interesting one, par ticularly the fact that they are able to live sumptuously off the natural resources of thq land of their birth, plus free sup plies of beef from generous owners of wide-apart cattle sta #,;.. wirho were delighted to talk to visitors. - The two men, who are now= at Darwin, first went from Mel bourne to Cairns, to Burketown on the Gulf of Carpentaria, then via Camooweal and Tenant's Creek. From Darwin, they pro pose to go back to Katherine, and then on to Perth in stages. Through the Nor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
THE STANDA-RD, .3(h October, 1949.-PAGE :s A Wedding PORTRAIT by MICHAEL TOOHEY Will Capture the Loveliness of Your Wedding.:Day COMPLETE WEDDING' ORDERS ,.,::... From . Call in and Inquire 26-28 PLAYNE ST., FRANKSTON or" Phone 692 H. ". ROGERSON 74 DAVEY STREET, FRANKSTON BUILDING SUPPLIER WASkl.ED:'C.ONCRETE SAND, BLUESTONE, SCREENINGS,. GARDEN SOIL, GRAVEL,;ETC., HARDWOOD ANb RED GUM. PLYWOOD - BIRCH', Blanufactured with Waterproof glue. Various thicknesses. Sheets from 4 to 6 feet varic:~ widths. Packed in crates of 20-50 she Is. SAVO WOOD BOARD Tempered Hlard -Board, 5/32" Thick. Sheets are waterproof-size 12 x" .4 ft. . One crate contains 576 sq. ft. 12 sheets. For all uses in/outside linil·g, joineries. FINN BOARD _ r Half Inch Building Board The ideal Woodfibre Insulating: Board for all linings. Nice crearn.. finish - superior quality. One crate contains 384 -sq. ft.-8 sheets.. IMMEDIATE DELIVERYr Available at all- Timber and Hardware Merchants, or SIMPLEX TRADING CO..i 397 ...
MENTONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
MENTONE GRAMMAR SCH00L SCHOLARSHIP OPPOR TUNITIES . Two opportunities. for boys to secure a full secondary educa .tion,. to .Matriculation are an nounced in the advertisement columns of this special issue of the. "'standard;' ":" "For ?boys- now at sixth grade standard, a a.Junior : Scholarship will' be..: offered;" 'and: this will cover, the full six years' second ary:course: A.Senior Scholarship will',also be open to boys who are. now at :Form. II, standard, and this will' cover: the four years of schoolin'g, to Matiicula tion. 'Both .scholarships .:may be taken out :on..a .resident basis if desired. . ?Founded in. .1923,. Mentone Grammar - is now, a well-estab lished -Secondary. School with a roll.:of. iriore:. than 350 primary and. secondary. boys. .The -School also has a large boarding depart ment.with a .total complement of 110 boarders classified in different sections according to .age. Boys are prepared' fors all public exam inations, and the School ..is proud of its academi...
RADIO REVIEW IMMIGRANT SENSATIONS HAVE YET TO PROVE IT [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
IMMIGRANT SENSATIONS HAVE YET TO PROVE IT One would find it impossible to enthuse over the "sensations" found by "Radio Auditions" among the immigrants living at Broadmeadows -: g . I heard' Viede, the baritone, and. Ndvistic, the Violinist, in KZ's "Monbulk Jamboree" the other' night. I also heard a lot of other things, few of which were pleasing to the ear. ..But to. return to the "sorsa tions." They aren't.: Not, at any rate, if they are to be judged on their "Monbulk Jamboree" per-: formances, ' panim?ents. provided for the "sen sations,' were anything. but sen sational. That. was ,the, 'pro grainme's No. '1 discordant note. Searching further, for excuses, perhaps it could be expected that the performers :would be. more than a little nervous during their first "'big'" broadcast. But, taking`:the obo.s. as they appeared, ,to:: listenersr on'- the night under review, 'one must, with accustomed brutality,'nom inate the' baritone 'asa :.good baritone - in "Radio Audi. tions." The vo...
Director's Sign-Off Speech Was Loan Quiz High Spot [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
Director's:= Sign-Off Speech Was Loan Quiz High Spot The brighest spot in- the ""Loan.- Quiz" ."Champion. of Grand Champions Night" was the, speech at the end of ?the. .show, by Mr. C. Bamfield, ,the. Director of- Loans: 'Reasons? (a) It signified the conrclusion of a series of unin teresting broaidcasts, .Vand (l)) his few words of congratulation to the ,winnei were 'the :showv's only departure from scripted pedantry: Before: Mr.. Bamfield: takesi:that 'compliment .as an': invitation- to give :more, let me-:explain that' he lhad no opposition. :.The detection .of.. "Loan Quiz" trade:, marks helps: while .: away the" time when. you ,are; compelled tb listen to these: broadcasts: First, there's the tempo. In the quiz : under review- this' was set inr the first few seconds. by the use of ' a'ugong which- was both very-. dull, and very, dead. Such noises could only come from ABC stations. -I'll wager no commer cial station has such a dirge-like gong in its tool-kit. One. can presume 't...
XY Pulls A Swift One [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
XY Pulls A: Swift One Like. a handful of other list .eners, I fell for the three-card trick . by turning ,to XY on Tuesday night of last week to hear the much-discussed Pastor Niemnoller .interviewed in the session, "In The News." 'Instead, I heard a Mr. Kemp talk "a lot about economics, de pressions, and- incentive pay ments. What happened to the Pastor, XY? "The Herald," published only' a few. hours' before the broadcast was due, listed the Niemoller interview in its 'Worth Hearing" column. That drew us onr. . W Was that "Herald" par onlya decoy? An effort to get cheap publicity? Or was the programS ming error an honest one? What ever the purpose,-the effect of the scheme:was to mislead and annoY listeners. To make the insult an injury, XY. neither apologised.nor ex plained away the "Herald tan nouncement. Which ade ,uthis listener think t that the pemolleas of the provocative Niemller . just a stunt. g s the Cin Ihope m wong as the', derella", station canno or think offend listen...
Frankston Community Hospital [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
Frankstoni CoinnunnitBy Hospital DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATION Directors, staff, district Parlia mentary representatives and the Shire President will join in a Frankston "Standard" Jubilee Celebration at the Masonic Hall, Mordialloc, on Friday. night. The function is being held at Mordi alloc to suit the convenience of "The Standard's" staff, whose re sidences are scattered over the landscape from Somerville to Carnegie. -- w .. enoers~~6-f Parliiament who will be present will be: Colonel Rupert Ryan, .M.H.R.; Hon. C. P. Gartside, M.L.C. (Minister of Health); Hon. W. W. Leggatt, M.L.A. (Chief Secretary), and Senator Chas. Sandford.
Frankston Mechanics' Institute and Free Library [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
Frankston Mechanics' Institute and FreeLibraryvkli, The Frankstori Mechanics' In stitute and Free Library was es tablished on a Crown grant of land, made by the State Govern ment in.1880. The property is vested in three trustees, and is governed by. a voluntary committee, which .is. elected --annually by subscribers or. members of the library. .. It is situated in the main street, just south of the Post Office, and caters for the cultural; educa tional and entertainment needs of the community. It. is ,essentially a democratic. institution,. as the original purpose was for the.edu cation anid bettermenit :of 'the working:man, or mechanic, as the name implies; However, since its' inception, it has come to be re gtrded as a commriunity centre, where all may meet and enjoy the beridits .`of social and educa tional ':contact: It is the, only' public hall in Frankston, and includes the only. free library. Membership of the library affords a subscriber the privilege of. taking out' two boo...
[?]AND [Newspaper Article] — Frankston Standard — 5 October 1949
NO 0on e hears anda in 'peterm ent-day stands e. }g'hat age and~ ld days to nd meekly e olden e to be life to t of us (many mort we have and Jive cars (at e nerve ve days. ves to a ly extin of man e. Ours nd I still of the ajority of men love courages become which' e religi as a sof in the many it perative found in stability regularl e atrike ce ALL nsidered high, but her. t what-it 900. We r trains, nograph picture e had ai igh-step s or gas be for-i fires in ric stoves fire cook recollee mfortable ` homes rsmell of vacuums, kerosene , lovely sizes and tome was BUT the 1-dressed. tit every frock ith an s Wear. Ex- 1 certainly .1 iday was I p another - arrange eir holi B no run dances, &lt; dAmuse thin the j ith large ( eir walls I in the I ed in for a irls were Sgirls of c piretty. 3 strained I f today's i of the( emselves a they had thehome I big fam did hard I hey did I evote to c ernoons g relax id go to onged to - regular 1 would I a dance. ydid not e to use ( es of to ...