New band names this week - The Rats, The Measles and The Searchers. They are all to be playing in the Two Red Shoes Ballroom in Elgin at some time within the next two weeks.
Three Jumble Sales advertised this week - The one being run in the Lady Cathcart School, another one by the Buckie Methodist Youth Club and also one by the 4th Brownie
Rumours are rife that Buckie Thistle might fold but a member of
the committee has declared that the Thistle flag will keep flying over Victoria
Park next season again.
Buckie lad wins a Scottish Junior Cup medal -
A photograph on page 7 shows Andy
Cowie , formerly of Buckie.
He was at
side's four goals when they Cup Final played at Hampden
forward for Linlithgow Rose F.C. and beat Bailleston by four goals to one in Park last Sunday
Cash pay out - The 22 children who lost their fathers with the sinking of the trawler,
are to receive
receive a lump
sum of £3,000.
of this has been spent on payments. Each of families
£1 per week
up until they reach
21 when £26,000.
with Norwich Union the sum of £3,450.
will 000 the
Does anyone know the Fishermen's Alphabet - a poem?
A letter writer said that
though say the
he had heard numerous people recite parts of it no one seemed to whole poem and would be pleased if someone could give him a copy.
Sad days at Victoria Park - clubs Buckie Thistle was unable
With so many to field a team
of their for their
players having signed for other last game of the season against
to the league officials
to have the game scrapped
Council to buy the Fishermen's Hall -
Buckie Town Council
is to purchase
the Fishermen's recommendation
Hall from Buckie from the Finance
Welfare Society Committee that
for the figure of
approved by the council on Monday night by 8 votes to one. The Welfare Society claimed that the figure of £8.500 represented
their own funds on the old Fishermen's
improvements and enhancing Committee in 1946.
the money they had hall since they took it
The council also Archibald legacy
decided on Monday to finance the purchase of the property out of the amounting to about £28,000 left to the burgh by the late Dr Archibald.
Relief Close major would
was expressed in some circles at the
news since rumours had been abroad the
buying It was
the property. thought that if
They had used the hall for they had bought the hall if
area. Councillor G. Wilson the only dissenter the hall required a new floor and other
said that £8.500 wouldn't be the final repairs that was estimated at a figure
figure as of £1,500
taking the cost of the hall to £10,00.
had decided to sell the
wanted to capitalise
part of their assets son that the income could be
disbursed annually to local youth sporting (Of course too the gilt had worn off the amounts of money off the dances which
activities, old people and other organisations. gingerbread. The Welfare Society made large were run every Monday and Saturday in the
for many years
but became much less
with the ending of National
which saw crowds fall dramatically.)
Barber to shut up shop -
John Burgess, Hairdresser, (known popularly as
East Church Street is to for their patronage over
close after the years.
Jocky) 27 customers
New Bands and vocalist to appear in the Two Red Shoes and elsewhere - Fabulous Lectrones; The Drumbeats; Little Frankie and the Country Gents