Big Win for locals at Caulfield Races

Compiled by Boronica King QUITE a number of Frankston, Somerville and Mornington residents were present at the Caulfield races on Saturday last, and we hear some locals had a very profitable day, win...

Bakery’s new proprietorship

Compiled by Boronica King THE bakery business of Mr W. Grant, of Frankston, has changed hands, the new proprietor being Mr J.A.S. Arthur, of St Arnaud, who solicits a continuance of the patronage acc...

Widow mourns Private Mackie

Compiled by Boronica King WORD has been received that another Peninsula soldier, Private Len Mackie, of Frankston, has made the supreme sacrifice in the recent severe fighting in France. Private Mack...

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...