Aerial race to come to Frankston

ON Boxing Day the Australian Aerial Derby will be decided. The fastest machines in Australia will compete, and they will start from the Epsom Racecourse, Epsom, and race to Frankston and back three t...

J. B. Jolly refuses to eat his hat after race loss

THE Vacuum Oil Co. Pty Ltd held their first annual picnic at Mornington on Saturday last. The weather was somewhat tropical, but the thousand employees who attended enjoyed themselves thoroughly. In ...

The Collapse of Quinn’s Bridge

THE Country Roads Board’s 13 ton steam roller crashed through Quinn’s Bridge (over the Balcombe Creek) last week, but the driver, Mr J. Burton, miraculously escaped injury, beyond scratches and a mud...

Drive to keep ‘idiotic galoots’ out of Frankston

THE objectionable conduct of those idiotic galoots who visit Frankston in the summer time, is to be stamped out, according to Mr Clapp, the new Chief Railways Commissioner. He has made a special note...

Four figure land deal in Frankston

LAST week, Cr. W. J. Oates, J.P purchased the vacant corner allotment and the property with brick house adjoining in Bay and Wells Streets, Frankston. The price paid ran into four figures. It is grat...

Council called before Minister to settle deadlock

THE councillors of the shire of Frankston and Hastings have received a communication from the Minister of Public Works requesting them to attend before him, at his office in Melbourne, on Tuesday nex...

Protest at Land Sale – Question of Subdivision

LAST Saturday afternoon, the land situate between the Prince of Wales Hotel and Mr Sage’s shop, Frankston, was offered for sale, on the site. The owner, Mr. Short, considers the situation admirably a...

A disorderly couple strike trouble at Frankston

AT the Frankston Police Court, on Monday last, before Mr Knight, P. M and local justices, Messrs Williams, Grant, and McLean, John Daley, age 35 years, and Harriet Bailey were charged with having bee...