FIFTY YEARS AGO Fri­day Oc­to­ber 10, 1968

Campbeltown Courier - - NOSTALGIA -

David wins sil­ver at Mod

David J. Hastie, (15), of 177 Ralston Road, Camp­bel­town, car­ried off the sil­ver medal for solo singing (boys 13-16) at the Na­tional Mod in Dunoon on Tues­day. David, a pupil of Camp­bel­town Gram­mar School, is the son of Mr and Mrs Charles Hastie. Car­radale Ju­nior Gaelic Choir, to­gether for a com­par­a­tively short time, came first in the ac­tion songs sec­tion and won the Don­ald and Maimie McPhail Tro­phy for uni­son singing. Tar­bert School Gaelic Choir took the Miss Olive Camp­bell of In­verneill Tro­phy for uni­son singing. Camp­bel­town Gaelic Choir will be com­pet­ing for the Lo­vat and Tullibar­dine and Puirta-beul Tro­phies to­mor­row. Mr D. Raib­ert McCal­lum, formerly of Camp­bel­town and now liv­ing in Glas­gow, was awarded third prize in the com­po­si­tion of melody suit­able for pre­scribed chil­dren’s song. Mr McCal­lum, who is the son of Mrs McCal­lum and the late Mr M.G. McCal­lum, Ralston Road, Camp­bel­town, is a for­mer con­duc­tor of the Car­radale Gaelic Choir.

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