BACK­WARD GLANCES

From the Daily Ex­am­iner 50 years ago to­day

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BIRTHS

CAMP­BELL (nee Tester) – To Dianne and John, a son, Matthew John. At Run­nymede, Septem­ber 16. Both well.

GRAFTON SER­VICES FOURS WON BY STEVENS’ TEAM

THE fi­nal of the Grafton Dis­trict Bowl­ing Club’s fours cham­pi­onships played on Satur­day was won by M. Phillip­son, T. Gil­lett, W. Zi­etsch and W. Stevens, who de­feated F. Richards, S. Collins, F. Wood­ward and J. Ul­rick 26-19.

MAN CAUGHT IN HOUSE FIRE

AN EL­DERLY man suf­fered se­vere burns to his body, face and legs when caught in a fire which de­stroyed a four-roomed weath­er­board cot­tage, in Joyce Street, Coffs Har­bour, on Satur­day af­ter­noon. He is Harold Mil­ton Rough­ley (75), who oc­cu­pied the cot­tage alone.

AUS­TRALIANS RE­TAINED CON­TROL OF SATEL­LITE

CAN­BERRA. – Space sta­tions in Aus­tralia alone man­aged to main­tain con­trol over Biosatel­lite 11 as tech­ni­cians through­out the world fought to make it recog­nise their sig­nals. The Min­is­ter for Sup­ply, Sen­a­tor Henty, said that re­cov­ery of the satel­lite was only pos­si­ble be­cause of the highly ef­fi­cient team work of three Aus­tralian space-track­ing sta­tions.

IN­VES­TI­GATE FOR­MA­TION OF NEW PO­LIT­I­CAL PARTY

THE ex­ec­u­tive meet­ing of the new Eng­land New State Move­ment at Ar­mi­dale de­cided to in­ves­ti­gate the pos­si­bil­ity of form­ing a new po­lit­i­cal party to con­test seats in the NSW Par­lia­ment and the Fed­eral Se­nate.

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