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.