New local area JP's - The following two women were made JP's.
Mrs Ethel Brown,
Buckie a member of Banff County Council the Town Clerk, also the following men Hamilton, Buckie, Lt col. A. W. Macdonald
and Mrs Davina Runcie, Cullen, assistant to
Messrs James, F. Duguid, Cullen, Wm.
, Buckie, John H. McKenzie, Findochty, Wm.
McKerron, Portgordon, Wm. Mair, Portknockie and Gordon C. Morrison, Portknockie.
Awarded the BEM - George Geddes Green known to many as 'Pommy' was awarded
the BEM in the New Year's Honour's list.
He is the
water official of Buckie Fire
in the Buckie Burgh Station. He is 56.
Reached Aden -
The fishing boat Rizq - Al - Bahr built at Buckeye for the Aden
Department of Fisheries has reached her home port of Aden after a 5000 maiden voyage from Britain. The trip took six weeks with calls being made at Bibao in northern Spain,
Gibralter, Malta, Suez and Port Sudan. The skipper is Fraserburgh man Mr John Watt.
Boat on lorry - A photograph on page 12 shows the yacht 'Lagoon Mist' on board a Pickford's lorry about to leave Jones Shipyard on the first leg of a long journey to London where it will be on display at the International Boat Show.
Wid they have expected mair? - Town Council members heard at their meeting on Monday evening that the sum raised locally for the President Kennedy Memorial Fund
New? bands mentioned this week -
Denny Mitchell and the Sound Stations
Manchester are to play in the Fishermen's Hall on 15th January with Freddy Starr and the Flamingoes on the 22nd. The latter come from Liverpool.
Branches at Dingwall, Elgin. Forres, Grantown,
Advert - Isabel M. Paterson, Ladies Hairdresser, Belhaven, 56 West Church Street.
Advert - D. Docherty mechanical digger.
all kinds of excavating
and tracking undertaken with
Men wanted between 22 and 40.
large advert in this edition of the B. ages of 22 and 40 for factory work.
Pirelli Ltd, Derby Road, Burton on Trent has a requesting applications from men between the
Winter Sales - `J. G. Wood, Draper, Portknockie Wm. Mustard and Son, Shoemakers, Cullen George Robertson, Draper, Cullen. Sutherland's, Drapers Findochty. Alex Slater, House Furnishers, 23 - 25 East Church Street; Church Street
The Little Wonder - 37 East
Beggs, Family Shoemaker, 14-16 High Street;
James Mackay 5-9 East Church Street
annual Winter Sale C.I. Shearer Drapers and Outfitters, 6-8 East Church Street;
Ladies Shop, West Church
Street Robertson's Ltd, House Furnishers Shoemakers, 21 West Ch. Street.
17 High Street;
Anderson and England, Lossie Wynd, Elgin; Stevensons Dry Cleaners, 19 Cluny Square
Boat launch -
The 'Ambitious' a 69-foot long trawler launched from their shipyard this week
built by the firm of Herd &
The vessel has been fitted with all the up to date navigational equipment and is powered
by a 200 hp Gardner engine.
A photograph of the new boat is shown on page 6