BACK­WARD GLANCES

From the Daily Ex­am­iner 50 years ago to­day

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EN­GAGE­MENT

DA­LEY– HOP­KINS – The en­gage­ment is an­nounced of Suzanne, se­cond el­dest daugh­ter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Hop­kins, of “Glen­garry,” Goolma, to Ron­ald, el­dest son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Da­ley, of 151 Oliver Street, Grafton.

RE-WROTE RECORD BOOK AT HILL CLIMB­ING

IN the fifth round of the New South Wales Hill Climb Cham­pi­onships con­ducted by the Grafton Sport­ing Car Club on the Moun­tain View cir­cuit yes­ter­day, the record book was re-writ­ten when 11 records were bro­ken dur­ing a 12-event pro­gramme. The fastest time of the day was recorded by Colin Bond, the NSW Hill Climb Cham­pion, driv­ing his su­per­charged Lynx Peu­geot racing car.

CAT­TLE KILLED

SIX head of cat­tle were killed yes­ter­day af­ter­noon when a sedan car driven by a ju­ve­nile hit a heard of cat­tle be­ing driven along the Wooli Road, two miles east of Tu­cabia. The ac­ci­dent oc­curred af­ter the ve­hi­cle came over the crest of a hill.

STATE LA­BOR LEADER ON TOUR OF N. COAST

THE peo­ple of the North Coast gen­er­ally, and of Grafton in par­tic­u­lar, could ex­pect noth­ing but pro­pa­ganda and prom­ises, with lit­tle or no like­li­hood of ful­fil­ment, from the Askin-Cut­ler Gov­ern­ment. The leader of the State Op­po­si­tion, Mr. J. B. Ren­shaw, said this in Grafton last night.

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