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May 27

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

Pack.

Headline -

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

centre

scored one

of his

the Scottish

Junior

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,

Blue Crusader,

are to receive

receive a lump

sum of £3,000.

of this has been spent on payments. Each of families

an will

£1 per week

up until they reach

The

Appeal

Fund

reached

a

total

of

21 when £26,000.

each £15,

Insurance

Policy

in addition

receive

with Norwich Union the sum of £3,450.

to

provide

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.

be

able

to

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

Clach.

Their appeal

to the league officials

to have the game scrapped

was accepted.

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

the

purchase

was

£8.500.

A

made

was

approved by the council on Monday night by 8 votes to one. The Welfare Society claimed that the figure of £8.500 represented

spent over

from from

their own funds on the old Fishermen's

improvements and enhancing Committee in 1946.

the

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

Brethren

were interested

conferences

in

recent

years.

in

buying It was

the property. thought that if

They had used the hall for they had bought the hall if

not

then

be

available

for

the

activities

on

numerous

organisations

in

the

local

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.

The

reason

given

as

to

why

the

Welfare

Society

had decided to sell the

hall was

because they

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

hall

for many years

but became much less

profitable

with the ending of National

Service

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.

Wednesday

25

May

and

wishes

to

thank

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

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