Alexander Nicholson survives a snake bite

A CASE of snakebite occurred at Frankston on Wednesday afternoon, the victim being a school boy named Alexander Nicholson. It appears that he, in company with other lads, was going through some scrub...

Pig a valuable asset on the raffle rounds

THE pig, kindly donated to the Wattle Club by Mr Reeves of “The Grange” Mornington Road, has proved to be a valuable asset, and owing to the public spirit of its various owners, the funds of the Club...

Memorial unveiled for killed pedestrian in Mornington

Unveiling of Alfred E. Bates Memorial. In July last, at the suggestion of Mr Jas. Noble, who had the approval of the Mechanics’ Institute committee, the Mornington Progress Association (says the Post...

Sergeant Westaway dies of erysipelas in England

THE sad news was received Mrs Westaway, of Somerville, last week, that her son, Sergeant Leslie W. Westaway, had died in the Canadian Hospital, England, from erysipelas, on August 14th. Sergeant West...

Frankston prepares for show of patriotism

NEXT Saturday, September 1st is to be a “Red Letter Day” for Frankston, and thousands of people will be given an opportunity of demonstrating their pent-up, patriotic, and loyal spirit. We know we ha...

Young woman hit by car and killed in Mornington

A FATAL motor accident occurred at Mornington on Wednesday afternoon, (says the “Age”.) As Mr Albert Dawson, of Two Bay’s Nursery was crossing the street with his sister, Elsie ( Mabe) Dawson, a moto...

“Tin kettlers” welcome newlywed Hantons

LAST Wednesday a band of “tin kettlers” went down to give the new bride and bridegroom, Mr and Mrs Hanton, a rousing welcome. The band was very hospitably entertained and a very pleasant evening was ...

Mr Leadbetter opens fish shop in Frankston

MR C. J. Leadbetter notifies in another column that he intends opening a fish shop in Frankston on Saturday next and will keep a constant supply of fish, &c. Customers waited on twice a week. ***...

Councillor Plowman announces his resignation

OWING to his professional duties necessitating his constant absence from the district, especially on the dates of meetings of the Shire Council; Councillor Plowman has definitely announced his intent...