Poem found on page 6 -
"Up the Jags"
this is a short
piece written by J. C.
regarding the fears of the demise of the Thistle.
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
Tuesday's meeting of the
council but failed on the casting vote of Provost A. Doran.
Judge T. W. Lang said that and had gone along to the
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
while a spokesman for the SNP for their behind the times attitude.
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
He was 72.
Although born in Peterhead he spent
most of his life in
Buckie where his father
established a very successful business on
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
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
On appointment this rises to between £575
Principal Lighthouse Keepers
ranges from £684 to £734.
a furnished house and bedding is provided
together with coal, electricity and
Festival of Beat Queen -
21 year old sales assistant, Miss Helen Smith, 60 Well Road
the local Festival of Beat Queen at a four band dance held in the