Downward retains seat as Nationalists win

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn THE State Elections were held on Thursday and resulted in the defeat of the Ministrial Party. A feature of the results is the success achieved by candidates standing in the...

Illegal log carting results in fine

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn THE following cases were disposed of at the Frankston Court of Petty Sessions on Monday last, before Mr Cohen, P.M, and Messrs Williams, Oates, Grant and Mc Lean. McGrath w...

Cigarettes wanted for front line soldiers

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn “PLEASE keep on sending us all the cigarettes you can”, was the message received the other day from a commanding officer at the front by the Over-Seas Club Southern Club To...

Private Wilcox invalided home from the war

ON Monday last Mr A. G. Wilcox returned to his home in Frankston. After being on active service for fifteen months Private Wilcox was invalided to Australia. We congratulate the soldier on his safe r...

Hackney carriage licence renewals due

OWNERS of hackney carriages are reminded that they must renew their licences forthwith for the year ending 30th September 1918. *** A GRAND ball and supper will be held in the Frankston Mechanics’ Ha...

Mr. G. Upton’s son dangerously wounded in war

THE sad news was conveyed to Mr. G Upton last week that his son Gunner H. G. Upton had been dangerously wounded and that he is at present at the 13th General Hospital Bolongue in France. *** OWING to...

Naval engineer survives two crashes in two days

MR R. Clark, engineer on one of the dredges at Naval Base, has the unique distinction of having experienced two motor cycle accidents on two successive days and not sustaining any serious injuries th...

Frankston bootmaker John Reynolds dies

IT is with extreme regret we have to record the death of Mr John Reynolds, which took place at St Pancras Hospital, Frankston, on Wednesday morning 1st, after a painful illness, the cause of death be...

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...