From the Daily Examiner 50 years ago today
CREIGHTON – ARCHER – The engagement is announced of Julie, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Archer, of Orbost, Victoria, to Donald James, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Creighton, 6 Maud Street, Grafton.
MORAN – McBRIDE – Mr. and Mrs. J. McBride, of 112 Turf St., Grafton, have pleasure in announcing the engagement of their daughter, Margaret, to Norman, second eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Moran, Deep Creek Road, via Ulmarra.
“STRAWBERRY PATCH” FAMILIAR LANDMARK AT WOOLGOOLGA
Over the last 18 months or so “The Strawberry Patch” on the Pacific Highway at the northern boundary of Woolgoolga has become a familiar landmark and an attraction for tourists. The hillside farm with its wayside kiosk has been established by a Victorian, Mr. Athol Lancaster. With his wife and family, he made his home at the seaside resort.
NEW RED CROSS PRESIDENT; 21 YEARS BY MRS. MCCALLUM
Mrs. C. G. McCallum, who has been president of the Grafton Red Cross branch since 1946, retired yesterday, and was elected vice-president. Mrs. J. M. McFarlane was elected president.
FAREWELL FOR MANAGER
The Rathgar Committee has decided to join with the parochial council of St. Matthew’s Church of England, at South Grafton, and give Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Fisher, of Rathgar Lodge, a public farewell. COURTESY of the Clarence River Historical Society.