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OLD-TIME DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
OLD-=TIME DANCE The Soldiers' Hall was. the venue of many followers of old-time danc ing last Saturday evening, when one of the biggest attendance at this function was recorded. The final heat of the 'waltzing competition was de cided. The judges were Cr Devlin and Miss L. Kildahl, of Western Australia, who chose the following: Mr and Mrs W. P. Matr, Mr C. Thompson and Miss I. Shent, and Mr and Mrs Savage. The Monte Carlo dance, which was one .of the highlights of the evening, was won by Mr E. Unthank and Miss . .Waldren. COMPETITION FINAL. The final of the waltzing competi tion is to be decided tomorrow (Sat irday.) night. The class held at 7.30 p.m. on Sat urday for instruction in the Empress waltz was well attended.
TABLE TENNIS SEMI-FINALS NEXT WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
TABLE TENNIS SEMI-FINALS NEXT WEEK Home and home matches were com plieted this. week. Teams in the final four are: ', :.;' A GRADE. Diggers! (I),, Church. of Bngland (1, Old Scholars, : Diggers (2). B rlGRADE Fire, Brigade, Children's Hospital Church of England (3), Militia. Semni-finasi will- be played at the Mechanics'. Hall on Tuesday, b6 tween the Old Scholars and Diggers (2). - In the *B section, Church of ~"g land will play Militia.
DANCING WATTLE PALAIS Fox-Trot and Monte Carlo COMPETITIONS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
DANCING. WATTLE PALAIS Fox-Trot and Monte Carlo COMPETITIONS The dance held every Saturday at Ithe Wattle Palais is becoming very Popular judging by the large crowd 'wvho attended.. A notable feature of this; dance was the 'excellent con duct shown by everyone present. The second heat of the big fox-trot van, held, and the winners were. 1, Miss. It. Kann and Mr. M. Rip pon; 2, Miss L. Oakley and Mr. J. Greig. There .were two heats of the Monte Carlo competition held. also, and the winners were.-ist Monte Carlo-Mr. and Mrs. Dickson; run ners-up, Miss M. Ferguson and Mr. S. Young; 2nd Monte Carlo-Mrs. L. Tindall and Mr. A. Harper; run ners-up, Miss B. Talbot and Mr. J. Davies. There were two handsome cups on. view, these being for the fox-trot competition. * Junior Hall .There was again a large attend ance at the Junior Hall dance. on Saturday night, who spent a most enjoyable evening. The dancers en joyed the novelties, streamers and the confetti battle. The Palma Waltz was again kee...
THE GALA A COLORFUL SPECTACLE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
A .COLORFUL SPECTACLE One of the most spectacular entertainments ever ctaged 'by the Frankston District 'High School .wlas prese'nted'a the Wat t!e Palals, on Friday, the 28th July,..,when 200 of the students' strikingly. attired, entertained crowded and appreciative house with an entertainment so perfect ly organised that Ino outward display of organisation 'was appa rent. By 8.15 p.m. an expectant audiencq was at last seated and preceded by a burst of stirring music, the sideshows opened to admit 20 sets of the senior students. In succession, 'they marched in re view order to the end of the hall where the name of each set was an nounced. First came Pierrots and Pierrettes in white and scarlet. They were fol lowed by a most striking set, the boys in complete Highland costume, hav-: uing as their partners, four charming girls attired in the traditional Mary Queen of Scots costume of red with ruffs and long white veils. Equally effective were the Mes dame du Barry, accompanied 'by ha...
TALENTED ARTISTS FOR ST. PAUL'S CHOIR CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
I - TALENTED ARTISTS FOR ST. PAUL'S CHOIR CONCERT. Ten talented Melbourne professional artists, including two clever conedians and i radio star, imitator and enter tainer, will appear at a concert to be given in the' Franlcston Mechanics' Hall under the direction of Mr. J. B. Jolly, early in September in aid of ac tivities connected with. the choir of St. Paul's (Frankston) Church of Eng land. The tpopular Irish singer, Mr. Pat Coleman, (bass), Melbourne, breezy baritone (Mr.. Richard Bourke), Miss Maisle Ramsay (out standing operatic soprano), and Miss F. Francis, of Adelaide, and of 3LO fame, together with the noted pianist, Mr. Eric Fox, will provide a portion of the programme. - .,,
NO SUPERVISION SAYS COUNCILLOR [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
NO SUPERVISION ----o--~- SAYS COUNCILLOR Referring to building wdrk in the Shire, at the Council meeting meeting on FA"day, night, .Cr. Pratt said that there was' practically no supervision of .new, buildings by. Shire' offitcrs. "We are\ kidding ourselves about the progress of the Shire,". said. Cr. Pratt, "but in a few years time the Council may be , blamed because buildings are not--receivin'g the su pervision warranted." Supervision of drainage and ?frame work of new .buildings was; essential, he added. The Council's engineering staff had too ,many dutief~slto be a:'bl:ie to attend to construction works. '.. It. was left 'to the iEngiineer (Mr. Muntz) '?to /detail," a ` member of. hid staff on this .work in the° futurA.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
arshall's Drapery Store aV Street, Frankston New Season "Nimbla" 'Wool. Latest Colors Smart Fully Fashioned. Hose, Special; Quality 3/11 Ladies Pullons and Cardigans and Smart Skirts Ladies' and .Children's Smart Winter" Coats Gent's Cosy Pullons and Cardigans Gent's Specially 'Priced Over Coats, Rain Coats and Warm .Underclothing King Gee Overalls for Men, 5/11 and 8/11 BEATTIE'S DRAPERY STORE FRANKSTON HOUSE BUILDINGS 3 Piece Lace Duchess Sets, 7jd. -set. 1 Pint Thermos Tasks 1/11k. BINSOIN & MARKS Offer FREE GIFTS to all Cash Customers. very cash customer of our quality is can be a competitor in this sing offer. VE your Cash Register Tickets. esults will be posted- in our win Saturday afternoon. ROBINSON & MARKS , High Quality Butchers, ay St., Franketon. Phone 214. ;For q ", i Grill Everyoea agries that our tasty Tender Grills are the beet they hasve had. You will like our Chops. Cutlets, Steak or a Mixed Grill. BAY COTTAGE Quality Home Made Cake Shop., MISS JEWE...
GOLD IN FRANKSTON COUNCILLORS AGREE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
-GLD IN FRANKSTON COUNCILLORS AGREE :Gold in .Frankston Is not con fined to:the dental plates of its citizens; according toa .resident whco, at the meeting of the Shire of, Frankston and Hastings Coun cil on Friday night, sought per mission to mine-for' gold on the outskirts of the town. In fairness.to the fossiker the only clue?, that can be given as to The lhcality is that it is on a disused por tioni4of ·rod, sou'-south'-east of the shilr steaa m roller (which may be ?~"?:*r";e). However, the council granted .permission provided that the "diggings" met with the approval .of the, engineer. Councillors were amused at the re quest;, but one member said: "There's gold .there all right." Nothing was said about erecting direction posts giving the locality of the '"diggingSe," but that may come later. .
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, AUGUST 11 AND 12 [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
PLAZA THEATRE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY,: AUGUST 11 AND 12 Thle principle attraction for this Friday and Saturday will be Holiday, a brilliant and gay romantic comedy starring IKatherine Hepburn, Cary Grant and Edward , Everett Horton in the stellar roles. : The siory ceiitresi arouind ?t' youngi man wiho iraliei~the simple things. in life more than wealth and lidsition, and 'a wealthy society girl who thinks the same. The outcdiiie of thisi theory forms a delightful and amusing tale, as the girl's father has different ideas. A vivid portrayal of life in a circus is sebn in the' second feature, - The Shadowr', ?'ith Rita Hayworth : aid Chariles Qigley. Somie of the high liglts f thll film include ,darinig trapeze artists, s'avage animals fmiad dened to a frenzy, and ladhuiig ciod as and a mysterious muinider be fore thousands of witnesses. In addition are a Walt Disney's Sily Siiphony in tci lnicolor, The Oid Mill," an -unusiial hunting short, and a Fox News. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, AUGUST...
CAST ATTRACTIONS FOR NAVY KNUTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
CAST' ATTRACTIONS S-----o F.O,::,- FR." NAVY :KNUTS Navy Knuts, the big comedy productiobn for the Frankston Football Club, comprising 30 local artists, swings into the last three. weeks of rehearsals. Great credit is due to all artists engaged for the interest shown and the har work they are undertaking to make Navy Knuts an entertain nment to be remembered by all who witness it. lr. Will Handley. has announced. that he has secured the services of Mr 'Jack Nobelius, who so many Frankston residents will need no in troduction. Mr Nobelius possesses a glorious baritone voice, and was given an audition by Mr Lawrence Tibbett on his recent tour of Austra lia.. He has also secured high honors at recent South street competitions. To make a fitting continuation of melody, Mr Eric Hall, whose beauti ful tenor voice has delighted many Frankstohn audiences, will be accom panied by his son Rex on the. steel guitar, and will bring to Frankston many enchanting melodies of the South Seas. An outs...
CABARET DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
CABARET DANCE. A cabaret dance will be held at the Grand Hotel, Frankston, on Wed nesday.'August 16. to aid. fund8 for the parish ball.: Dancing will be 'from 8 '.m. till midnight: Mrs P. ;Sheehan ' is president and Mrs J. -Houlihan, hon. secretary of the com "mittee: .Admission 8/6,. ' .
BEMBRIDGE [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
° BEMBRIDGE The rural wayside letter delivery service is proving a boon to residents in this district. The " local progress association hopes to see several roads further improved shortly. Steps are likely to be taken to pre vent the illicit destruction of seve ral protected animals.
[?]IRE'S PROGRESS [?]LY BUILDING WORKS £16,000. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
1RS PROGRESS I-0(--- LY BUILDING WORKS £16,000. 0,000 built on buildings he district during the last de should be exceeded' in next 10 years if lase month's. res are maintained.' nature of buildings roanted 'e Shire in Juiiy Wvas over t activity was in the' Frank riding where there were per ssued for seven new buildings ix alterations to -the valiie f DEMOLITION, WORK volition of the old' Prince of Hotel commenced, on Wednes to make room for a- modern wilding. 1prehensive alterations to the Hotel are also in progress. Igether, about £25,000 will be ded on both buildings.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
ANKSTON MOTOR * GARAGE * I re Road, FRANKSTON nphones 101, 97. ?llshed authorised General eilers. Chevrolet and Buick ." propositions on trade-ins est i Tow'n. It will pay you j. OLSENr. NO ELECTIONS AT FRANKSTON Cabinet Making. French Polishing. Upholstering. MASTER. CRAFTSMEN (I. F. F. WILSON & BROS.) corner of Young an:ld each streets (oppositt. railway gat'.s) Excellent recommendations from Prominent Residents. TANDARD Presents for 1939.. . HE FINEST CARS IN THE 8 h.p. FIELD R FLYING STANDARD QUALITY CARS-SEE BRETT 24 PLAYNE S TREET, FRANKSTON. Phone 77. L Work Exhibition: Curio, Art easure and Antique Display. nkston Mechanics', Hall, August 3 p.m. 'Admission, Silver Coin. ceeds Blind Auxiliary. Peninsula's largest selec Sof Men's and Boys'Wear. OOLLEN UNDERWEAR FOR MEN Very" ran who knows the value of "o next to the skin" should see display o WOOL[,EN UNDER mn-God makes, low prices. EADIE'S 587 Bay St., FRANKSTON. 'Phone 352. 0ol, short sleeve singletsa or pants S5/6 e...
PUBLIC SPEAKING [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
PUBLIC SPEAKING, e wishto drW attentin to:an advertisement ixi u ourAbie slng col umn of a class for publ.c spealing which is forming in 'Era,..kston. "4ISS Ransgrove.ls the leader of the speak ers': class (Housewives' AssOciation, Collins street) and an interstate lec turer on Psychology and' Health. Thiis class should interest plfl forwardl looking people who maf?."'?w1i)ý,t:.im prove the speaking Voice..:
FULL TIME WORK FOR UNEMPLOYED COUNCIL DISSATISFIED [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
FULL TIME WORK FOR UNEMPLOYED. COUNCIL DISSATISFIED , Dissatisfaction with official de . lay in.n receiving, the council on the full-time work for unemploy ed .question , was , expressed at the council meeting on Friday. Correspondence was received from the Central Unemployed Committee stating its intention to call a stop work meeting to discuss full-time em ployment,, from the Employment Council asking that the shire's sug gestions for employment be made in writing, from the Hon. W. Tyner, M.L.C., stating that) he was endeavor ing to arrange a deputation with the Minister for Public Works on the same question, and from the Pre mier's Department stating that the council's request; that the Premier re ceive a deputation had been placed before the Minister for Public Works. Cr Miles expressed dissatisfaction at the delay in securing a hearing. It appeared as though the Government was; in the, position" of not ,knowing what to do, and being afraid to' do it. It did not want to hear oth...
TYABB PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
TYABB PERSONAL. Mr H. Wall was given a public fare well here on July 29. Mr A. Noble has been elected to f11l the vacancy upon the local .hall committee. Mr BNoble has also been appdinted an honorary inspector to the Fisheries and Game .Department. His appointment has. been made in an endeavor to check the ruthless slaughter of protected .native game in certain piarts of the Peninsula. Mr Stanley Lucas has been elected chairman of the Tyabb public hall committee. RAILWAY WAITING ROOM. Advice has lbeen received from. Mr M. J. Can'n, Railway Commissioner, .tating that recent requests for wait ing room facilities for women, and for another outlet from the local rail way yards, will receive consideration from the Commissioners. District residents hope for more favorable news at an early date. Arrangements have been made to effect repairs to the rough metalled surface at the ap proach to the goods yards.
Mornington Snatch Win Over Hastings-Tyabb [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
Mornington Snatch Win Over Hastings-Tyabb THE return match between Mdrning ton and Hastings-Tyabb took place itD at Mornington on Saturday. The rain during the week had made the arena slippery but nevertheless the specta. ded tors were treated to an enjoyable al- game. " They were entertained by a [ss- close and exciting last quarter, in ims which Mornington emerged victorious by by two points. As usual Mornington were slow to ars, begin, trailing Hastings-Tyabb right through until half way through the .ik, last term when unwinding yet another of their brilliant finishing efforts got ris to the front and remained there to hi, the bell. Both teams were without the ser er- vices of several of their leading play og- ers. Hastings-Tyabb, who always adapt themselves well to wet conditions, lost LL no time in setting up a good lead in the first quarter. It was easily their quarter as they raised 3-6 to Morning al ton's 0-3. 'Mornington's play improved in the second quarter ibut the, shoot...