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Poem found on page 6 -

"Up the Jags"

this is a short

piece written by J. C.

Portgordon

regarding the fears of the demise of the Thistle.

June 17

Na there'll be nae smoochin' in the dark here - Some time ago the town

council put a ban on this means turning elsewhere allowing councillors had been

'twilight dances' in the hall of the Town House.

For the uninitiated

the lights away down low during a dancers, perhaps, to have a cuddle approached by an organisation holding

dance a common and hurried kiss. dances regularly in

practice Some the hall

to

have

the

ruling

relaxed.

The

matter

was

discussed

at

Tuesday's meeting of the

council but failed on the casting vote of Provost A. Doran.

One

of

he

had

the

supporters

received

a

call

of

the

from

move

to

relax

the

promoters

the

ruling,

about

the

Police

matter

Judge T. W. Lang said that and had gone along to the

hall

to

see

for

himself.

He

said

I

went

up

to

the

hall

during

the

'Twilight

would have let the Virgin Mary dance among the crowd there. capable people running the dances, there is no trouble of any kind

There are (what was

dance' and three very expected?)

no noise and no fighting. A letter to the local paper took exception to Mr Lang

bringing the Virgin Mary into the

matter council

while a spokesman for the SNP for their behind the times attitude.

who

were

running

the

dances

criticised

the

Move for Sammy Cowie - Sammy Cowie who has been carrying on his business as a watchmaker on Cluny Terrace is to move on 21st June to 27 East Church Street into the

premises previously occupied by John Burgess, Hairdresser.

Opening announcement - The Blue Diamond Hairdressing Saloon Fochabers is to open on 21st June 1965. Proprietor A. Harper.

on George Street,

Miss Isobel Murray,

Buckie, who has a City and Guild Diploma

in hairdressing and is a

hair stylist has been engaged.

Death of James 'Jimmy' Pozzi -

The death took place

in Seafield Hospital on

Saturday night of

James

Pozzi.

He was 72.

Although born in Peterhead he spent

most of his life in

Buckie where his father

established a very successful business on

High

Street

as

a

newsagent

and

bookseller.

James

joined

his father

in

the

business

55

years

ago and became well known to many. He served with the Gordon Highlanders during WWI smash at York, which left him lame. He is survived by his wife and one married daughter.

and was badly injured in a train

First yacht for export -

Messrs Jones, Shipyard, launched their first yacht for export

on Saturday. The new vessel is a 35-foot long motor sailer and christened 'Safari It has been built for Mr Henry Toluzz of Switzerland, a reporter and cameraman National Broadcasting Corporation New York. His area of work is in the Middle East he aims to sail the yacht to Athens where he is presently based

II' . with and

June 24

Buckie Sea Cadet Unit , which has set itself the task of raising £1000 to

improve and equip their recently acquired headquarters on Low Street, and gala day in aid of funds last weekend.

held a regatta

Many hundreds of townspeople and holiday visitors turned up at the harbour to support the venture. About sixty boys from Sea Cadet units at Wick, Thurso, Inverness, Oban and Buckie took part in various competitive events with Inverness emerging as the overall winners.

A life on the rocks - Lighthouse keepers are wanted. The Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses invite applications from men aged between 21 and 35. Pay in training is

£520 rising to £550 after and £641. The salary for

three months.

On appointment this rises to between £575

Principal Lighthouse Keepers

ranges from £684 to £734.

In

addition uniform

a furnished house and bedding is provided

together with coal, electricity and

on

satisfactory

completion

of

the

training

period

which

may

last

from

6

to

9

months.

Festival of Beat Queen -

21 year old sales assistant, Miss Helen Smith, 60 Well Road

was chosen

the local Festival of Beat Queen at a four band dance held in the

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