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From the Daily Ex­am­iner 50 years ago to­day

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BIRTH

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.

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