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NOAH'S ARK AREA. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
NOAH'S ARK AREA. Sir,-Seeing that the councillors have overcome the wiorry `of the Noah's Aak statioin, while at present the. shops opposite are in keep ing with the station. If these Noah's Ark shops are not modernised also they will look ten times worse, with their antiquated parapets and veran dahs. To view them from the oppo site side they are an eyesore and a disgrace to the locality. ' Certain grocer 'and baker shops want demo lishing. When traihn visitors' arrive they think they are in some' wayback village instead of the Frankston they had heard of. aiid repeatedly they are heard to remark, "poo," is this Frank stoi? Usually shops near stations are the town's pride; bult that id-inot what we can boast aboitt.--Yours etc.' "AWAKE SLEEPYIOLLOW." Frankston Park, south of the St. Paul's Church. WELFARE CENTRE. Total attendances at the Infant'Wtel fare Centre weire 307. Indivdual attendandck wAre 144, rind' .ff'e. niew babies were registered. Thei tdtal attendaeaiic fo the ilii·r...
FRANKSTON FOOTBALL CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
FRANKSTON FOOTBALL CLUB The secretary of Frankston Foot ball Club (Mr H. L. Polglase) desires to ackuowledge with thanks receipt of the following lonations to the funds of the club:-Previously ack nowledged £55/15/6; Dr. Akeroyd £2/2/, Mr W., Amor .10%. Total £58/ 7/6. Will all Frankston players please note: that a practice match~ will be held in the Park on Saturday after noon commencing at 2.30 p.m. All players are asked to make an effort to be present.
COUNCIL MATTERS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
COUNCIL MATTERS Mr. J. V. Fairbairn, M.H.R., is com miunicatiig with the authorities 'to obtain better letter clearance facili ties at Mount Eliza. The Minister for Forests has re fused portion of the Pine Plantation for use on theL aerodrome. , In responise to requests from rthe: Council, a multi-coiz telephone as' installed at Hastings. The State Rivers and Water Supply Coenmission has informed the Council that l coriideratioai will be given to a requ~est for 4 grant for further dredg iing on tie' Kananook Creek. In responise t. comIaints' from the Frankston Traders' Association; rela tive to wondering do?s, the` Council dog cart' has beien ordered to patrol the streets for two weeks: A letter from a Hastings resident, suggesting that the Council communi cate with Hastings (England) was re ferred to the East Riding councillors. A committee of four from the Play grounds Association will confer with councillors of the Frankston and Mt. Eliza ridings ,to discuss matters relat ing to ...
B GRADE NAVAL DEPOT DEFEATED FRANKSTON [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
B GRADE NAVAL DEPOT DEFEATED FRANKSTON Naval Depot 17-11 defeated Frank ston 19-14. Best for Depot: Crow, Packer, Kain, Martin, Temple, Fenby. Frankston: Prendergast, Scoble, Petrie, Lovitt. Goal-kiokeis for Depot: Dawson (5), Redmond (5), Crow (3), Temple (2), Packer (2). Frankston: Prendergast (4), Petrie (3), Williams, Allan.
Let's Write a Letter TO AN UNNAMED DAILY PAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
Let's Write a Letter oO0 0 TO AN UNNAMED DAILY PAPER. Dear Granny,-Great Scott!' Dammit, do my eyes deceive me? Surely not. Even though I am ninety-three, gad, sir-ahem, I mean madame-I can still read, the King's English. I' have helped,to sup port you for four score years and ten, my dear woman, and ,. think that I am entitled to at least a little loyalty from you after such .a life of unswerving devotion to the cause you have always espoused. The Major. and I have for decades met at the club at 10.55 a.m. daily to read through, your fine articlee together. We met as usual on Mon. day morning, but, alas, dear Granny, I fear to tell you with what results. Don't you know, woman, that through the years I have appeared in your columns as "A Mother of Seven," "Patriot," "Freedom," "'Britisher," "A Mother of Six," "Sweet Charity," and gad, sir, what do you do? Yes, I, repeat it: What do you do? Whilst I am prepared to allow for a few indiscretions on your part-which I put down to declini...
BALNARRING DEFEATED HASTINGS-TYABB [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
BALNARRING DEFEATED HASTINGS-TYABB Balnarring "16-21 defeated Has tings-Tyabb 4-2.: Best for Balnarring:- Callanan, Cairns; Mannix, Brown, Wilksch, Womersley.. Hastings-Tyabb: Babington, Victor, Smith;, Francis, Edwards, Goff. Goal-kiclers' for Balnarring: Kerr (4), Mann'ix (3), Wilksch (3), An Jerson (2), Womersley (2), R. Peter ain, Lucas. - Hastings-Tyabb: Dyall, (2), Floyd, 3abington.
Opportunity [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
Opportunity. 000 They say that opportunity knocks at every man's door at least once in his lifetime. But the trader is more fortunate, for opportunity knocks at his door on a number of times in the year, but how often he does not avail himself of it. Christmas, Easter and Mother's Day offer opportunities to increase sales turnover a hundredfold, but does it? The big city stores earn the goodwill of the public by carrying stocks to suit these seasons, and they let the public ,know they have those goods per medium of the press. Does the local trader let the local, public know through the local press that he also has articles in stock for these occasions? some do, but many don't Another of these opportunities occurs on September 3, when daddy has his moment-Father's Day. The enterprising business management will prepare now to meet the keen buying which will undoubtedly take. place during the week prior to dad's triumphal day. Get busy, local. shopkeeper; stock up, and advertise the fa...
DROMANA DEFEATED RED HILL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
DROMANA DEFEATED RED HILL Dromana 9-4 defeated Red Hill 6-11. Best for Dromana: Brown, Guy, Aust, Loder, Griffiths, Gourlay. Red Hill: Murray, Wiseman, White, Pritchard, Edwards, Russell. Goal-kickers .for Dromana: Loder (4), McLaren (2), Cornish (2), L. Loder. - Red Hill: Murray (3), Volk, Rus sell, Wilson.
Balnarring Too Strong For Hastings IN B GRADE FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
Bainarring Too Strong For Hastings IN B GRADE FOOTBALL DESPITE a nice calm day conditions for Saturday's match were - not pleasant owing to' the waterlogged nature of the Balnarring ground after a weeks' almost incessant rain. Balnarring made one change in the side which defealted Depot, Max Man nix replacing Pegrum who was ill. Hastings were not at full strength, re gulars in W. Carmichael, W. and A. Woolley, V. Warne and the captain and coach D. Smyth, being absent. It was a poor, scrambly game neither side playing good football. Balnarring, much superior, did not seem to play all out which is surpris ing as it is likely that the first two positions. on the premiership list will be decided on percentages. The wet muddy nature of the ground was of course against football at its best and an indifferent ex hibition of umpiring by Langholtz did not improve matters. Final scores: Balnarring 16-21, Hastings-Tyabb .4-2.. Goal-kickers for Balnarring: Kerr (4), V. Mannix (3), Wilksch (3), ...
Felix Holt Says [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
Felix_ olt Says oOo THAT radio entertainment is now accepted by young 1939 as a matter of course. Yet it seems only five minutes ago that we listened with rapt attention to gramaphone recitals in the home ,and listened patiently and admiringly to the same records played week after week. How things change. Now we can listen to the latest and best class of record. (and the worst). Radio has certainly brightened life for many people, particularly those who are bedridden. He hitch-hiked his memory back recently' to the times when he was a lad. The enter tainment in the home in those days was very simple, yet none the less entertaining. Young 1939 may boast of his "Ginger," his "Oswald," and "Little Eric," but young 1900, got just as much fun out of magic lanterns, family concerts around the piano, and Sunday school high teas. And young 1900 was not so darned sophisticated. This "prompt the 'query: What radio session is the most populart Some sessions claim vast audiences throughout the ...
THREE ON MOTOR BIKE. MAN FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
THREE ON MOTOR BIKE. MAN FINED. Evidence that a young man rode a motor cycle bearing twd passengers dowvn the main street of Frankstobn at 12.30 a.m. on June 11 was given by Constable Parker of the motor cycle patrol at the Frankston Court 'on Tuesday, when Archibald Clements. of Somerville, was charged with not having proper control of the- vehicle of which he was in charge. Constable Parker said that Archi bald was seated on the petrol tank of the motor cycle in a cramped position which would prevent him from having proper control. He had Vquestioned, Archibald, who said he had only rid den the cycle fdr o short distance and considered he had it under control. Archibald was fined 10/-.
COMING EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
COMING EVENTS - Tomorrow (Saturday): Auctioil at Austin's Market, noon;.. old-time dance at Soldiers' Hall; Junior Hall 50/5(Y dance,-.8-p.m.; Wattle Palais fox trot competition, 8 p.m.; Frank stoh Plaza Theatre Talkies, 8 p.m. August 11: Frankston Traders' fare well social, Wattle Palais, 8.30 p.m. August 18: O'Brien's Public Market, every Friday, 1 p.m. August 19: Unveiling of Commemora tive Tablet, Minton Boys' Home, 3 p.m. August 24: Frankston Fire Brigade golden jubilee. ball at Wattle Pal ais, cups for best. dressed set, J. Billingsley's orchestra. August 25: High School bazaar. August 31 and September 1: Navy Knuts, .a musical comedy in aid of Frankston Football Club, Mecha nics' Institute, S p.m.. September . 7: St. Francis Xavier grand jubilee ball at WVattle .Palais.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
··:· 'AT COMMNTSEDSTWI PA 'E 0 AR SThe Standard" -. rNDARD NEWSPAPERS PTY. LTD., Owners and Publishers. Office of Publication: Bay Street, Frankston, Victoria. SUBSCRIPTION RATE-2/6 PER QUARTER, Post: Free within the Commonwealth. Publishers of Moorabbin News. Sandringham News Ormond News. Hampton News Mordialloc City News. iMurl?iugton Standitrd 'Prnnkston Standard. City of Chelsea News L lack Rock News. IT'S AN EVAN DAVIES PRODUCTION You are invited to Try DAVIES 'PURE WHOLEMEAL BREAD. The most nutritious food that is made. There is no added ingredients such as flour or color in our wholemeal bread. t ise the whole wheat ground, nothing extracted or added. Doctors recom. mend it for both young and grown up. We also manufacture PURE WHITE and VIENNA BREAD.' :: GIVE US A TRIAL. DAVIES FRANKSTON BAKERY SThe Shopping Centre of Franksto Tierney's i.PPOSITE RAILWAY STATION obo The Largest Stock u General Drapery, Mer c ry and Furnishing in the District. WE ARE UP-TO-DATE- OUR PRICES ARE...
EXHIBITION CURIOS AND KNITWEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
EXHIBITION -- .CURIOS AND KNITWEAR. An..exhibition of curios, knitwear and' ,otber: woil-work: will'? be held. at Mechanics' Hall, Frankston, on Wed nesday afternoon next, 16th 'August, by members of .uxiliary for R.V.I.B. The display, promises to be most in teresting and will comprise antiques and art treasures, not previously ex hibited in Frankstom. The public' are cordially invited to attend. Admission will be by silver coin and afternoon tea will be served at six ,pence. The public is invited to enter any description of woollen, goods for com petition and to bring' curios for exhi bition in. the display. Entries will be received from noon until 3 p.m. at the hall on the day of the competition. A prize, the gift of Miss A: Arm strong, will be awarded for the best entry. Mrs. F. Ferrand, of Oliver's Hill, Frankston,, who : is organising the curiot section, has already received from pioneer citizens of Frankstonr in teresting . articles, and photos of ac tivities connected with ea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
PLAZA THEATRE FRANKSTO Phone Frankston 407-. Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12. Katherine Hepburn, Cary Grant and Edward Ever Horton In a bright.and sparkling comedy romance of a woealthy heirea HOLIDAY An intriguing mystery set in a Circus backgroiundi SThe Shadow Featuring Rita Hayworth and Chai-les Quigley Botii Pictures Not Suitable for General Exhibition. In addition is a Walt Disney Silly Symphony, in techi,. color The Old Mill; an Unusual Hunting Short and a Fox News Tuesday and Wednesday, August 15 and 16 George Brent and Olivia De Haviland In one of the most thrilling air dramas ever filmed. Wings of the Navy Suitable for General Exhibition. A Powerful Human Interest Drama. The Last Gangster Starring Edward G. Robinson and James Stewart Not Suit.able for General Exhibition Also a FOX NEWS GAZETTE Friday and Saturday, August 18 and 19. The ever-popular English Comedian, George Formby in another hilarious comedy It's In The Air Suitable for General Exhibition. A dramatic ...
CYCLING FRANKSTON PROFESSIONALS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
CYCLING FRANKSTON PROFESSIONALS The Frankston "Professional Clul held a successful road race last Sat urday, August 5, over a distance of 18 miles: two new members just cleared from Spring Vale to Frank. ston, were successful. Results wern as follow:-W. Archdall (49-5 sees) 1; L. Rooke, 2;1 E. Richards, 3. Fast est time, R. Matthews, scr. 47-5secs, The club is holding a combined race )n September 16 `with ' Spring Vale and Pakenham. .The race will prob ably commence ý at Dandenong :hrough to Frankston and finish back it Dandenong. The club will also hold a 50/50 dance in' the Soldiers' Eall on September 14. FRANKSTON AMATEURS .The race.. on Saturday will "be'. a 14-mile handicap to Crib Point and retirn, starting from the Plaza at _:30 p.m., and finishing at the State chool on Hastings Road. The trophy for this race has been cindly donated, by- Mr. H.. C. Bar. !lay,. of Playne Street, Frankston.
NEW STREET LIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Standard — 11 August 1939
NEW STREET. LIGHTS Modern' mercury vapor... lights were installed at .both ends of the gardens 'in, Bay street yesterday. The- lights,': installed., by: the instruc tions of the council as . an experi-. ment, are certain to prove popular innovations t-o? motorists and pedes trians.?, It is, expected: that similar lights will -replace those existing at the present.