FROM THE ARCHIVES
THIS week the Manjimup-Bridgetown Times is taking a look through the archives to find what happened in the region 50 years ago. The Blackwood Times corresponding edition from 50 years ago came out on November 15.
THE Roman Catholic campaign for State aid to church schools was launched on Sunday by the Bunbury Diocese.
Speaking at eight masses, diocesan education director Rev. Dr B. R. Adderley urged Roman Catholics to approach all parliamentary candidates fielded in next year’s elections – irrespective of political parties.
SEVERAL councillors have told the Bridgetown Shire Council that ratepayers were complaining about a recent circular stating they would not be allowed to take household rubbish to the rubbish tip under the compulsory rubbish scheme.
The shire clerk explained that the circular had specified that “household rubbish” could not be dumped at the tip without a permit.
THE Upper Blackwood Agricultural Society’s annual show goes from strength to strength. Last Tuesday the event attracted a record crowd and record entries in the exhibition classes.
THE West Australian Fruitgrowers Association has requested a survey of all apple and pear orchards in the State. This survey is now being conducted by the Department of Agriculture.
BRIDGETOWN’S Trotting Club will open its 1967-68 season on Saturday night, December 9, with a six-event program.
The main event will be the Greenbushes Handicap to be run over 12 furlongs and 96 yards.
November 15, 1967