Shire election candidates announced

MR A. J Alden, who for some time was a representative of the East riding in the shire of Frankston and Hastings, announces in this issue that he will again contest the seat rendered vacant by the ret...

Somerville resident farewelled

THE news of Mrs George Gomm’s death, which took place at her residence last Sunday, was received with deep regret by a large circle of friends. Mrs Gomm was an old resident of Somerville and had been...

Frankston soldier suffers shell wounds

PTE. R. Deane, of Frankston, was officially reported admitted to Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich, England, on 25 May 1918, suffering from severe shell wounds in left knee. *** IN the latest casualty...

Freak accident at Crib Point Base

A SEVERE and painful accident occurred at Crib Point Naval Base last week, by which Mr R. Brown, of Bittern, sustained severe injuries. He was attending to some machinery, when, by some means, his cl...

Train station ransacked by teenager

DURING the night of Tuesday, the 18th, the Frankston railway station goods shed was broken into. On Wednesday morning the railway officials found that the thief had broken open a window, and so gaine...

Steaks raised in anticipated football clash

A FOOTBALL match between the Frankston and Mornington juniors was played on Saturday last in the Frankston park when, after an interesting game the visitors suffered defeat by 10 points. Mr W. Cain u...

Commemorative trees planned

A MEETING of the Frankston residents was held on 17th September, 1917, to decide upon a site on which to plant an honor avenue of trees, to commemorate the self–sacrifice and bravery of each true Fra...

Hastings men enlist on Empire Day

MESSRS F. H. Goodwin and L. Watt both of Hastings have enlisted and will enter camp shortly. The best wishes of all residents go with these two young men who are going to “do their bit” for the Empir...

Mornington soldiers make ultimate sacrifice

IN the 401st casualty list published on Monday appears the name of a Peninsula soldier who has made the supreme sacrifice – Private H. S. Clarke, of Mornington. In the same list, Corporal W. J....

Captain Bruce claims Flinders election

CAPTAIN Bruce was elected for the vacant seat at the by-election held last Saturday. The following is the result of the polling in key electorates: Dandenong: Bruce – 2225, Hall – 27, Hol...