Disgraceful conduct displayed on the train

To the Editor Sir, As a passenger who travelled by the 5.10pm train to Pearcedale via Baxter on Saturday, I wish to protest against the unseemly conduct of a number of men who travelled by this train...

Electric light battle rages in Frankston

JOHN Ditchburn, managing director Frankston and District Gas and Electric Company, acknowledging receipt of Council’s letter of 6th October in regard to electrification of public lamps in Frankston, ...

Young Street gum tree struck by lightning

DURING the thunderstorm which took place on Wednesday the lightning was very vivid. One of the gum shade trees in Young. St, near the old garage, was struck and split in two. *** THE Frankston Brass ...

Captain Bruce’s speech plunged into darkness

PERHAPS no community in the State has suffered greater inconvenience, and annoyance through inadequate lighting than the town of Frankston. The grievance is one of long standing and although repeated...

An outlaw tamed in Frankston

MESSRS Peebles and Strong, the local horse breakers, received from the hands of a client last week, a horse with a most unenviable reputation. They undertook to have him running in their milk cart in...

Frankston football premiers entertained

ON Tuesday evening Mrs Parker, wife of Mr E. J. Parker, president of the Frankston Football Club, tendered a complimentary dinner to the premiers of the recent competition, at the Bay View Hotel. The...

Electrification of the Frankston line in doubt

THE original intention of the authorities was to include the line to Frankston among the first railways to be electrified. That was before the commencement of the war. During the last five years the ...

Seaford school to be proceeded with immediately

A DEPUTATION, introduced by the Hon. A. Downward, waited on the Minister of Education on Wednesday last. The school committee was represented by Cr. Armstrong and Messrs Klauer, Moffatt and H. J. McC...

Councillor Oates injured in riding accident

ON Friday night 17th inst Councillor, W. J. Oates J.P. met with a serious riding accident, in which he sustained a fractured thigh. His condition for several days was serious, but under the care of D...

“Welcome home” to Langwarrin soldiers

LAST Saturday night there was a “bumper house” to give welcome to the Langwarrin soldier “boys” who recently returned from active service abroad. Seldom has holding capacity of the Recreation Hall be...