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50 years ago to­day EN­GAGE­MENTS

MCLOUGH­LIN-WHAR­TON – The en­gage­ment is an­nounced of Su­san, younger daugh­ter of Ernie Whar­ton and late Dorothy Whar­ton, of Glen Innes, to John, only son of Mr and Mrs J T McLough­lin, of Glen Innes.

MA­CLEAN DEBS TOLD THESE NOT EASY DAYS

These are not easy days for young peo­ple, and yet per­haps too easy in some senses, said Canon W L San­ders, of Coffs Har­bour, ad­dress­ing the debu­tantes of the Ma­clean Church of Eng­land’s ball last night.

WA­TER BRIGADE BALL ON AN­NIVER­SARY OF FLOOD

Mem­bers of the Grafton Vol­un­teer Wa­ter Brigade, at­tend­ing their an­nual ball in the Show­ground pavil­ion last night, had a much hap­pier time than on June 14 last year when flood wa­ters lay feet deep in many parts of the city.

SCHOOLS’ BOOK WEEK CON­TEST

Nearly 3000 com­pe­ti­tion sheets have now been sent to coun­try schools within the Grafton in­spec­torate who use the box li­brary for schools.

This year’s book week com­pe­ti­tion is slightly big­ger than last year’s with 15 sec­tions, com­pared with the 14 sec­tions in 1967.

EX­CESS BUTTERFAT FOR EX­PORT OR­DER

All ex­cess butterfat pro­duc­tion at Peters’ Grafton cream­ery for the re­main­der of this year will be ab­sorbed by a ma­jor new ex­port or­der.

The com­pany’s Ta­ree cream­ery will also share in the new or­der, which is for a to­tal of more than 1330 tons of but­teroil val­ued at $US1,500,000.

This but­teroil will be pro­cessed into sweet­ened con­densed milk at the Fore­most re­con­sti­tu­tion plant at Saigon, South Viet­nam.

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