BACK­WARD GLANCES

The Daily Examiner - - NEWS - Cour­tesy of the Clarence River His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety

From The Daily Ex­am­iner 50 years ago to­day

BIRTHS

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.

EN­GAGE­MENTS

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.

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