BACK­WARD GLANCES

From the Daily Ex­am­iner 50 years ago to­day

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EN­GAGE­MENTS

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.

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