From the Daily Examiner 50 years ago today
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.
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.