Super strummers in tune

IT is an instrument that conjures an image of tropical breezes and happy times. The ukulele; quirky and fun, it quickly brings a smile to the faces of those listening to its sound. But this story abo...

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 MechanicsR...

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...

Pedestrian dies in Patterson Lakes

Police are currently at the scene of a fatal crash in Patterson Lakes this afternoon. It is believed a van has struck a pedestrian in a car park outside shops on Thompson Road just after 12.30pm. Eme...