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May

6

May 13

A New Swimming Trophy - A challenge cup for life saving which has been donated to the North East Amateur Swimming Clubs Association by Sir William Duthie (former MP) is to be known as the Slater Brothers Memorial Challenge Cup. It will be competed for annually and its award based on Royal Life-Saving Society Awards. The two brothers whose heroism is commemorated by the cup are Sandy and Andrew

Slater, Buckie, who were tragically drowned at Strathlene the rescue of two girls in difficulties.

in July 1959 while going to

Headline -Arradoul Children Score big hit with operetta - A large cast of under teenage children, both boys and girls, presented the operetta titled Ann-Marie's Dream, written and set to music by members of Arradoul WRI, in the hall last

Wednesday, when a large audience was present. The producer was Mrs J. Redhead, Inchgower,

The book was written by Mrs

Walkerdale.

The

musical

side

of

things

was

taken

care

of

by

Mrs

Islay

Shaw

A. Wilson, who also

played the piano. The choreographer was Mrs Among the children who took part were three two Taylor boys and Ann Burnett, my niece.

D. Burnett, Inchgower. Redhead, three Shaws,

three

girl

Turners,

Shown on page 9 , a photograph of Findochty Junior Secondary

who won the Buckie Thistle Cup. school teams in the local area from

The competition

was

Cullen

to

Portgordon.

open

to

School football team all Junior Secondary

Young Buckie fisherman lost overboard- Sixteen year old David Coull an apprentice fisherman of 21 Gordon Street went missing off the Aberdeen trawler Ben Hellen off Norway when he went to dump slops over the side. It was found that part of a safety rail had broken and when examined was found to be rotten through and through. His

father William James Coull is discovered that David had gone no sign of him was to be found.

Chief Engineer on board missing they searched the

the

vessel.

When it was

area

for over

two hours but

Banff and Moray Kart Club - held their second race meeting of the season at Boyndie

Aerodrome near Banff on Sunday when 400 spectators were present.

The winner of

Class 1 standard was Hebbie Wright of Buckie with his brother D. Wright second.

Recipients of the Queen's Badge - Six boys of 2nd

Buckie Boys Brigade received the

Queen's Badge, the highest Boys Walker and David McDonald. Cpl. Stewart

Brigade award. James Farquhar,

They were Sgts. and Wm. Burnett

Geo. Hay, Derek also L/Cpl Gordon

The first two years of Buckie Sea Cadet unit - A report on page 8 was written by John S. McLean, PT English at Buckie High School. The Buckie unit, No 512 was formed on May 4 1963

Hotel couple retire - Mr and Mrs Andrews Hotel, Buckpool, which they

Bob Middleton have retired as owners of the St

have

owned

for

the

last

8

years.

A

photograph

in

this edition shows them receiving a farewell which was attended by a party of 150, which friends. They are to retire to Arradoul.

gift at a included

social evening, held in the hotel members of staff, customers and

Buckie Thistle player honoured - Dennis Gowie, centre forward of Buckie Thistle and

their leading goal-scorer during the past three seasons was Player of the Year' in a Sunday newspaper competition.

recently voted the 'Highland At a ceremony held in the

Empire Theatre, Inverness he was awarded with the statuette honour. Present at the ceremony was his father Mr Abby Gowie Mrs Albert Doran, Buckie, the Provost of Inverness and also Following the presentation all present enjoyed an excellent variety

which went with the and also Provost and the Chief Constable. concert.

Buckie Amateur Operatic Society thrilled a large audience which filled the

Fishermen's Hall on two nights last week with a glittering performance of

American musical 'Oklahoma' show so much that they saw it

by Roger twice.

and

Hammerstein.

Some

people

the colourful enjoyed the

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