Lift accident results in death

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn A DISTRESSING fatality occurred in Melbourne on Thursday last when a lad named Arthur Albert Verney 14 years, son of Mr and Mrs Verney of Frankston was killed. Shortly afte...

Violent storm sweeps Victoria

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn A STORM of great violence, for which no precedent can be found in the history of Melbourne, swept over portion of the suburban area late on Saturday afternoon. In compariso...

Crackdown on youths with firearms

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn IN consequence of numerous complaints regarding youths armed with pea rifles, shooting indiscriminately at windows, railway signals and stock, Const. Ryan proceeded, on Mon...

Young Frankston boy reported missing

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn A CHILD of five years has been missing from Frankston since Saturday afternoon. The foster mother, Mrs Rose Priest of Gwynne Avenue, Frankston Heights, states that the chil...

Fire warning issued across nation

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn AN OFFICIAL WARNING. With the dry weather and high winds serious losses through fire have occurred in several country districts of Victoria. A warning notice against carele...

Escaped detainee found in Frankston

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn DURING the early hours of Wednesday morning (Boxing Day) 4 boys, who were amongst the lads detained at the training farm on Tortoise Head Island, escaped to the mainland. O...