Returned soldier dead after being thrown from horse

A SAD fatality took place on Sunday last, the victim being Mr Angus Sharkey, who was visiting at “Beachleigh,” the residence of Mrs Forster, Mornington Road. Deceased was riding on the road in the vi...

General Birdwood visits Frankston

FRANKSTON was en fete today, when the people of the district were given the opportunity to meet General Sir William Birdwood, as he passed through the town en route for “Marathon” where he is spendin...

Inquiry into child killed by car in Frankston

THE death of Lynella Jane Nichol –  the six-year-old daughter of Mrs. L. Nichol, of Royal Parade, Royal Park – who was knocked and down and killed by a motor car at Frankston on 22nd November, 1919, ...

The Frankston Show – A great success

YESTERDAY witnessed the revival of the Frankston Show, and the public showed its appreciation by turning out in its hundreds. The “gate” proved a record, the takings at the turnstiles amounting to £6...

Aeroplane fatality – tribute to brave spirit

MANY of the leading business people of Melbourne attended the funeral on Tuesday of Mr. Philip Roff Nunn, who was fatally injured in the aeroplane accident at Mornington on Friday. Canon H. T. Langle...

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...