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 ...

Peace celebrations in Frankston mark end of the war

THE quiet which had been brooding over Frankston, since the outburst on Friday, when it was rumoured that the Allies’ Peace terms had been agreed, and hostilities on all battle fronts had ceased, was...

Naval Base to be supplied with mains water

ACCORDING to present calculations the naval base at Westernport will be supplied with water by the new year. While the main efforts of the Water Commission have been concentrated on providing the sup...

Wattle Club is disarray with their purpose questioned

RECENT happenings in the working of the Wattle Club make one wonder if a drastic change in the management would not be advantageous. Those who know anything of the valuable work carried on by the Clu...

Letter sent appealing for Sir John Madden memorial

THE Frankston Progress Association, at its last monthly meeting decided to organise funds for a memorial in Frankston to the late Sir John Madden. If sufficient funds are received it is proposed to e...

Mr and Mrs Scott mourn the loss of young son

MR and Mrs J. Scott and family deplore the sad loss of their dearly beloved little son and brother, the late Raymond John Scott who died at his parents residence Somerville, on the 25th September 191...

Weekly picture show to come to Frankston

A PROPOSAL is on foot to inaugurate a weekly picture show at Frankston. The details are being worked out by the Frankston Progress Association and Major Conder, O.C. Langwarrin camp, and the proceeds...