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From the Daily Ex­am­iner 50 years ago to­day

BIRTHS

WISE­MAN – To Mary and Rex, a son, Michael Joseph, 11/4/68. Brother for Pe­ter, Tony and David. Both well.

EN­GAGE­MENT

CARLISLE-GILL – The en­gage­ment is an­nounced of Mar­garet Lynette, el­dest daugh­ter of Mr and Mrs T. C. Gill, of Auburn, for­merly of Grafton, to Wil­liam Met­calfe, sec­ond son of Mr and Mrs Carlisle, of Ma­reeba, Queens­land.

COM­MENT ON LOANS AVAIL­ABLE TO HOSPI­TALS

Com­ment­ing upon loans avail­able to hospi­tals from the Hospi­tals Con­tri­bu­tion Fund of Aus­tralia, the chair­man of the Grafton Base Hos­pi­tal board of direc­tors, Mr R. R. McGregor, said it would be bet­ter if the con­trib­u­tors were charged less or more ben­e­fits paid out.

JUINOR DANCE CHAM­PI­ONSHIP

Grafton dancer Kerry Ry­der yes­ter­day won the North Coast na­tional danc­ing ju­nior cham­pi­onship for the sec­ond suc­ces­sive year, at the City of Grafton Eisteddfod.

EN­TRANCE TO SAN­DON RIVER IN­SPECTED BY MIN­IS­TER

The Min­ster for Works, Mr Davis Hughes, spent the Easter week­end at Yamba with his wife, son and daugh­ter.

Be­fore leav­ing for Syd­ney yes­ter­day, ac­com­pa­nied by the Mem­ber for Clarence, Mr W. R. Wei­ley, he in­spected the en­trance to the San­don River.

AC­TION ARISES FROM CAR­NI­VAL AT YAMBA

A ro­tary mer­chan­diser, a ma­chine with re­volv­ing arms which pushes off prizes, was an ex­hibit at the pros­e­cu­tion at Ul­marra Court at Petty Ses­sions yes­ter­day. Cour­tesy of the Clarence River His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety

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