From the Daily Examiner 50 years ago today
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.