Jazz livens up the streets again

Mornington Peninsula street corners, bars and restaurants will come alive again over the Queen’s Birthday Weekend, 9th – 11th June 2017, with the sights and sounds of the fifth Mornington Winter Jazz...

Should Motherhood be paid for?

THE war is revolutionising the position of women in the world. In the excellent current number of “ Everylady’s Journal “ Spencer Brodney puts the case for the mothers. His proposal—and it is not his...

Spring show and jumble fair fun

THE Somerville Branch of the Red Cross Society intend holding their Spring Show and Jumble Fair on Friday and Saturday, November 10th and 11th. *** A FLOWER Day Concert and Sale of Gifts will be held...

Tragic drowning of 11-year-old boy

ON Saturday, at 6.30pm, Henry Woodward, about 11 years of age, was drowned at Carrum, and Mr C. Gill, the local dairyman, had a narrow escape from a similar fate. The boy, wanting to see the flood, h...

Nightman not performing his duties

THE Inspector of Nuisances (Mr W. J. Stephen) reported as follows: Gentlemen – I have the honour for your information that several complaints were made by householders that the nightman had not...

Two brave peninsula lads killed

WE regret to have to record that it is reported that two more of our brave Peninsula lads have been killed while fighting in France in defence of their country. We refer to Private George Harrison, s...

Mrs Orsino dies after long illness

THE many friends of Mr and Mrs G. Shepherd, of Somerville will regret to hear of the death of their eldest daughter, Mrs Orsino, which occurred at Somerville on Monday last. The deceased has been in ...

Body found at Mornington Junction

A MAGISTERIAL inquiry touching the death of a woman named Elizabeth Bullock, whose body was found at Mornington Junction, on Friday afternoon last, was held on Monday, at the Frankston Mechanics’ Hal...

Trooper’s message found in bottle

A TOMATO bottle was picked up on the beach a few days ago by Mr E. McComb, containing the following words. From the date on the note it has evidently been drifting about for a long time: “The finder ...

Two candidates set for polling day

MESSRS Adamson, Strettle and Co will hold their next sale at Tanti on Monday next—For entries see advt. *** MR Joseph Unthank will address the electors at the Somerville Hall on Wednesday evening nex...