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 ...

Mr. S. Lawrey recovering after operation

MR S. Lawrey took suddenly ill last Saturday. He was hurried to the Melbourne Hospital where an operation was performed and the patient is now progressing favorably. *** Frankston residents were deli...

Tyabb bush fires – claim made for damages

AS a result of a fire which swept through his property on February 15th, Wiliam Pike, orchardist, of Tyabb, claimed £488 from Thomas Unthank, orchardist, Tyabb, in the County Court, before Judge Wasl...

Earthworks leave roads in miserable state

FOR weeks the universal cry in this district has been “How long O Lord how long” are we to suffer from the disadvantages of the atrocious and well-nigh impassable roads which are a distinct strain on...

Frankston crown their “Ugly Man”

A PLEASING ceremony was performed at the Mechanics’ Hall, Frankston, on Saturday evening, when taking advantage of the R.S. League’s dance, the Anzac Appeal Committee had arranged for the proclaiming...

Settled out of court – Olsen V. Ritchie

WHEN this case was called on at the Frankston Court on Monday counsel immediately intimated that a settlement had been effected. Mr. Knight, P.M., and Messrs C. G. V. Williams, Jas. Grice, C. Grant a...

Benefit concert for motor accident injured

THERE was a splendid attendance at the Mechanics’ Institute, on Tuesday night when members and supporters of the Frankston Football Club assembled to discuss the position in relation to the regretabl...

Motor smash in Frankston – serious injuries

THE return journey from Dromana on Saturday last was fraught with disaster for members of the Frankston football team. Then about half a mile on the Dromana side of Balcombe’s Creek, the first car, d...