ON Friday evening 17th inst Councillor, W. J. Oates J.P. met with a significant driving twist of fate, during which he sustained a fractured thigh.

His situation for a number of days used to be severe, however underneath the care of Dr Maxwell he’s mentioned to be progressing favourably, even if it’s going to be many weeks earlier than he’s going to be capable to get about once more.

Cr Oates have been attending the standard assembly of the Repatriation Committee at Frankston and used to be returning house at about 10 o’clock, when the pony he used to be driving stumbled over a heap of highway steel at the pathway, and falling closely, rolled its rider.

For upwards of an hour Cr Oates used to be mendacity helpless within the highway endeavouring to make cries for assist heard.

The twist of fate took place within the neighborhood of Mr Ridout’s place of abode at the Cranbourne Highway, and it used to be her that help in the end got here when the victim used to be got rid of to his house and scientific help summoned.

Very nice remorseful about has been expressed all the way through the entire Shire at Cr Oates’ misfortune and a lot of messages of sympathy have reached him.


CR W. P. Mason closing week snatched a temporary vacation from the exacting and strenuous tasks of his workplace and spent a couple of days on a caravan shuttle to Gippsland.

He had a pleasing revel in, which had one fault, that it didn’t closing lengthy sufficient.


MISS Millie McCormack, that younger singer of whose vocal skill that audiences have shaped the sort of top estimate, met with steady good fortune this week on the South St. Ballarat competitions.

For ladies elderly underneath 16 (personal selection) Omit McCormack gained honourable point out; and the champion solo earned 2d position, being most effective 5 issues at the back of the winner out of numerous entrants.

Her good fortune might be met with excitement by means of native song women who be offering congratulations to this promising younger artist and her trainer Mrs. McCormack.


MR L. J. Ward, used to be sufficiently recovered to go away the “Lancewood” Non-public Medical institution a couple of days in the past to go back to his house in Frankston.

Mr Ward expects to renew tasks on the native Railway Station early subsequent week.


AFTER an extended duration of lively carrier right through which period he skilled many vicissitudes, being as soon as presumed as lacking, Pte. Chas. Brody, son of Mr Mark Brody returned to Frankston on Monday.

The flags have been flown gaily in his honour and he gained a hearty welcome from his many pals.

Lieut. Williams who additionally returned in the similar boat is not going to arrive till later as he used to be accountable for Tasmanian troops and proceeded with them to the Island State.

Lieut. Williams is the son-in-law of Mr Mark Brody. Congenial Mark, all the time smiling, is now definitely beaming.


MR H. Purdy, who not too long ago bought the Langwarrin Army Band “Mascot” pony used to be a hit in gaining third honours on the closing Melbourne display for ponies 12 to 13 palms.

There have been 9 competition.


MR E. Barrett, (secretary of the native Repatriation Committee) needs to attract the eye of employers that a number of Returned Infantrymen are looking forward to employment.

Details of employment required might be observed in every other column.


ON Friday 31st a social and public assembly underneath the auspices of the Frankston Protestant Federation, might be held within the Mechanics’ Corridor.

The standard top elegance programme of musical pieces has been organized and right through the night time Mr Briggs, the State organiser, will ship an deal with.

Consideration is directed to the marketed understand showing in every other column.


THE “ultimate” of the Wattle Membership’s euchre match happened on Thursday night time.

The serve as proved most delightful.

The winners have been introduced as follows – Gentlemen 1st Mr C. Dalman, and Mr. McAfee. Women – 1st Mrs Murphy, 2d Mrs Wooden.


TENDERS are invited for a brand new State Faculty construction at Bittern.

Details as marketed state that tenders shut on 31st November.


THE Peninsula Motor Storage Coy. promote it details of top elegance motor vehicles now available to buy.

Those are the “Austin” and “Buick” for which they, are the only real, district brokers.


ATTENTION is directed to the commercial in every other column saying that Messrs Croft Bros of Somerville have disposed in their widely known trade to Messrs Gibbon and Tyree (overdue A.I.F.).

The retiring company in thanking the general public for the improve accorded them solicit a continuance of liberal patronage on behalf in their successors.


MESSRS D. Matthew advertises that the status plants on “Tuerong Park”, Moorooduc are for Sale by means of comfortable.


ON Friday 31st, the valuables, inventory and family furnishings of Mr Humphries on Primary Highway, Cranbourne to Frankston might be presented at public sale by means of Messrs Adamson Strettle and Co.. Pty. Ltd.

Complete main points are marketed.


MESSRS Brody and Mason promote it an extended record of family furniture to be presented at public sale, at their rooms Frankston, on Friday 31st.

The whole apparatus of the Influenza Medical institution might be incorporated within the articles presented.


THE Frankston department of the Crimson Move Society met on Friday afternoon. Mrs M. R. Deane (president) presiding.

The query of constant the actions of the department have been being mentioned as we went to press.

A complete document will seem subsequent week.


THE Cornucopia in reference to the Frankston State Faculty used to be opened the day prior to this afternoon (Friday) and used to be persevered at evening.

The lawsuits which handed off very effectively might be absolutely recorded in subsequent factor.


THE deplorable twist of fate to Cr Oates brings to thoughts the hot grievance made by means of Cr F. H. Wells on the Council desk as to the harmful apply of permitting roads underneath building to be left at evening with out right kind coverage.

Langwarrin citizens whinge bitterly of the situation of the Cranbourne highway, even in sunlight and it’s to be was hoping that motion might be taken to impact enhancements and guarantee the protection of travellers.


Heard within the Teach

That the Frankston Memorial Corridor Fund committee has got the construction referred to as the Frankston Membership along side the billiard desk and different contents.

That there’s a threatened scarcity of oranges and lemons, and fears are expressed that there might be a famine in regard to those culmination earlier than the tip of subsequent month.

That protests nonetheless proceed to be made in positive quarters in regards to the motion of the Federal Executive in prohibiting the access into Australia of sheep dip from out of the country, as a coverage for the Australian sheep dip trade.

That on the quarterly assembly of the Methodist Church circuit, Wangaratta, the query of the proposed union of the church buildings used to be mentioned. A big majority voted in opposition to union.


FROM the pages of the Mornington Same old, 25 October 1919

First revealed within the Mornington Information – 22 October 2019


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