From The Daily Examiner 50 years ago today
BROWN – To Wendy and Reg of Gravesend, a daughter, Jennifer Louise, 4/1/69. Sister for Annette and Garry. Both well.
HUDSON – January 11th at Canowindra Hospital. To Margaret and Keith, a son. Brother for Wendy, Peter and Alison.
HOWARD – To Helen and Paul, a son, 14/1/69 – both well.
MCINNES–HOLM – Mr. and Mrs. Harry Holm, of 17 Kennedy street South Grafton, have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of their twin daughter, Rhonda Thelma, to Victor Charles, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith McInnes, of 14 Queen street, Grafton.
POWELL–BULTITUDE – The engagement has been announced of Jennifer Joyce, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Bultitude, of Carrs Creek, via Grafton, to Ashley Darcey, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Powell, 6 Maclean street, South Grafton.
PLAY CENTRE COMPETITION WON BY GRAFTON
Grafton play centre defeated Westlawn in an intercentre sports competition at Fisher Park Grafton, yesterday.
In a close and exciting cricket match, Grafton defeated Westlawn win by 77 runs to 74.
INJURED WHEN CAR LEFT ROAD
Two people were admitted to the Bellinger River District Hospital after a car left the Pacific Highway south of Urunga and overturned early yesterday morning.
FAREWELLED BY MACLEAN BOWLERS
MACLEAN, Wed. – At Maclean and District Bowling Club, at the conclusion of a very successful president’s day, members made a farewell presentation to Norman Lyle Kears, on the eve of his departure for the metropolitan area.
Vice-president Jim Thompson in making the presentation of a transistor wireless set to Lyle and his wife said that Lyle came to Maclean 15 years ago as a teacher at the intermediate high school.
NEED MORE TRAINED AGRICULTURISTS
The supply of trained personnel in agriculture in Australia falls considerably below the current demand which must be met if our agricultural industries are to progress at a satisfactory rate.
In its quarterly economic journal, “Trends”, the Rural Bank says that there has been comparatively little interest and demand for university courses by farmers in Australia.