Ringtail possum causes Frankston power outage

MR Brierley, manager of the Frankston Gas and Electric Supply Works, has had a long and varied experience in his profession, but it remained to Frankston to provide him with something altogether out ...

Frankston orphans have a great day out

MISS McKenzie, the boys friend, who takes a kindly and practical interest in the waifs and strays of the Boys’ Home on the Mornington road, on Saturday last 11th int. at 3 pm., gave a treat at the re...

The “Standard” transferred to new ownership

THE proprietorship of the “Standard” has been transferred to Mr Wm. Crawford Young, son of the retiring owner. Mr Young, senr., after a long and active career in the newspaper world is about to retir...

Welcome home to returned soldiers at Frankston

THE second welcome home to returned soldiers inaugurated by the Welcome Home committee took place, on Friday evening last in the Mechanics’ Hall, when the seating accommodation of the building was ta...

Edward Meldrum writes about the fall of Damascus

THE following letter was received by Mrs Meldrum, of Somerville, from her son Edward, on active service in Damascus: I have not had much time for letter writing lately. I don’t think anyone had an id...

Private Walker gets a grand welcome home

A GREAT surprise awaited Private Bob Walker on his arrival, in Mr Norman McDonald’s well decorated car, at the corner of Humphries and Walkers roads, on Tuesday last. A whole hearted welcome awaited ...