From the Daily Examiner 50 years ago today
WIBLEN (nee Kratz) – To Joan and Victor, a daughter 3/11/67.
WORK BEGINS IN GRAFTON ON COAXIAL CABLE TO LISMORE
The laying of a coaxial cable by the Postmaster-General’s Department between Grafton and Lismore, as part of a State and Commonwealth wide trunkline service, began at North St, Grafton, yesterday morning. Overall cost of the project will exceed $1,500,000.
PRINCE ST PARKING LIMIT FOR THREE-MONTH TRIAL PERIOD
The police Superintendent of Traffic will be asked by the Grafton City Council to implement, before Christmas, a two-hour parking limit for Prince St, Grafton, between Fitzroy and Pound streets, for a trial period of three months.
BREWERY WORKERS STAY ON STRIKE
A lively meeting of about 80 employees of the Grafton brewery decided yesterday to stay on strike until Monday, when a further meeting will be held.
WOOLI RIVER HARBOUR WORKS BILL FOR PARLIAMENT
The Minister for Public Works Mr W Davis Hughes will introduce in State Parliament today a bill to be known as the Wooli River Harbour Works Bill, 1967.
PERMANENT AMBULANCE STATION AT WOOLGOOLGA
Chairman of the Bellingen-Coffs Harbour District Ambulance service, Mr E W Kelsey, announced that the ambulance service established at Woolgoolga is now a permanent station. COURTESY of the Clarence River Historical Society.