“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...

Peninsula premiership won by Frankston

THE grand final of the Peninsula Association was played on Saturday at Somerville, Frankston winning the premierships after a strenuous contest was manifested, and a large crowd assembled to witness ...

An old Hastings identity dies

IT is with deep regret that we announce the death of an old and respected pioneer, in the person of Mr. Joseph Haddock of Forest Lodge, Hastings at the age of 75 years. Deceased was a man of indomita...

Peace Bonds aeroplane belatedly arrives

THE aeroplane used to advertise the Peace Loan arrived in Frankston on Monday afternoon shortly after 3 o’clock. It was advertised to make its appearance in the forenoon, and a good deal of disappoin...

Airmen to visit country towns to promote Peace Loans

JUST over the white cliffs of Dover, on the landward side, is a picture of an aeroplane cut in the centre of a green meadow. It marks as a remembrance the spot where Mr. Rolls landed when he made the...

Welcome to returned soldiers at Mount Eliza

ANOTHER Welcome Home, to five returned soldiers, took place at Mt. Eliza on Monday evening last the guests being – Major Geoff. Grice, M.C. and O.B.E., Capt. Hugh Davey, Lieut Claude Grice, Serg. J. ...

Somerville soldier, Sgt Meldrum, returns from the war

SOMERVILLE extends congratulations to yet another returned soldier – Sgt A. Meldrum, who arrived by the Oxfordshire this week. Sgt Meldrum has been attached to the 8th Light Horse, and has been with ...