Frankston crown their “Ugly Man”

A PLEASING ceremony was performed at the Mechanics’ Hall, Frankston, on Saturday evening, when taking advantage of the R.S. League’s dance, the Anzac Appeal Committee had arranged for the proclaiming...

Settled out of court – Olsen V. Ritchie

WHEN this case was called on at the Frankston Court on Monday counsel immediately intimated that a settlement had been effected. Mr. Knight, P.M., and Messrs C. G. V. Williams, Jas. Grice, C. Grant a...

Benefit concert for motor accident injured

THERE was a splendid attendance at the Mechanics’ Institute, on Tuesday night when members and supporters of the Frankston Football Club assembled to discuss the position in relation to the regretabl...

Motor smash in Frankston – serious injuries

THE return journey from Dromana on Saturday last was fraught with disaster for members of the Frankston football team. Then about half a mile on the Dromana side of Balcombe’s Creek, the first car, d...

Lord Jellicoe’s visit creates excitement

THE visit to our district of the Empire’s greatest naval hero Admiral Viscount Jellicoe naturally excited great interest locally and residents assembled in great numbers to bid him welcome. He arrive...

Empire day celebrated by local children

EMPIRE Day was celebrated locally on Friday when the children were given a right royal time. For weeks they had been looking forward to this day as their elders each year make it an occasion for merr...

Frankston to get its own grammar school

BY advertisement in another column, it will be seen that a Grammar School is to be established in Frankston. The Principal is Mr J. Austin, who will be assisted by Mrs Dial as preparatory mistress. T...