Frankston’s Ragged Boys Home to get a new wing

AT the last meeting of the committee of the Ragged Boys’ Home it was reported that 40 boys were in residence at the Frankston Home, and it was agreed that a new wing be added to the home.  Mr. J...

Nasty motor car accident in Frankston

A PARTY from Frankston House had an unpleasant experience whilst out motoring one day last week.  In endeavoring to pass a vehicle, which claimed a monopoly of the road, the motor car was overtu...

Shire to clamp down on overdue rates

THE sum outstanding in the Shire of Frankston and Hastings for arrears of rates totals something like £800.  At last Thursday’s Council meeting it was decided to get this amount in without furth...

Early settler, Henry Scarborough, dies at 81

MR Henry Scarborough, who died at the residence of his son, Cranbourne Road, Frankston, on Tuesday last, had attained the ripe old age of 81 years.  He was born in 1838 near what is now Market S...

Mr Williams declares his cow to be disease free

TO All Whom It May Concern. I WILLIAM WILLIAMS, of “Rupertstan”, Langwarrin, desire to inform the Cattle Buyers of this district that a Cow, forming one of my well known Jersey herd, was, in December...

Mr McKenzie welcomes his son home from the war

LAST week Mr R. W. B. McKenzie of Melbourne Road had the pleasure of welcoming home his soldier son, Lieutenant McKenzie, who as a member of the Flying Corps saw service in Egypy, Gallipoli and Franc...

Visitor to Mornington charged with drunkeness

AT the Mornington police court on Wednesday before Mr J. G. Barrett, Js’P., an elderly woman named Mary Sandles appeared to answer a charge of drunkenness.  She was fined 5s, in default 5 hours ...

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 ...