The death of George Griffeth keenly felt in community

BY the death of the late Cr. Geo. Griffeth, of “Two Bays Nurseries”, Somerville and district has sustained a loss that will be very keenly felt and deplored. Since coming to the district in 1888, whe...

Mr Archibald secures six Rhode Island roosters

MR Archibald has secured from a breeder six fine Rhode Island roosters. They have been much admired and can be purchased for 6d each. If not sold before 5th April they will pass into city fanciers. *...

Shire to ban powerful car “searchlights”

Our Letter Box. Sir,–It is amusing to note in your journal that the shire councillors of the Frankston and Hastings shire have agreed to support the venture of the Lilydale Shire Council in an effort...

Mr Hanton dies of an “internal complaint”

WE regret to have to record the death of Mr H B. Hanton, of “Ashburnham” Frankston. He has been in failing health for some 18 months past, and about 6 months ago went under an operation for an intern...

Private Rogers suffering from mumps

PRIVATE Rogers was unfortunate enough to be suffering from mumps on his arrival in France. *** THE Hon Secretary of the Frankston District Roll of Honor Fund wishes to acknowledge receipt of 5s from ...

New laws prohibit wartime amusement

FURTHER action has been taken under the war precautions regulations to limit expenditure on places of amusement. A new regulation, dated 14th February, which comes into operation forthwith, provides ...