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assurance that nothing similar would take place at another marquee dance that they

were to be playing at. £2000 and they couldn't run a risk.

A spokesman said afford to have this

that their damaged.

equipment cost in the They would rather not

region of play that

Cordiner's Garage opens - The large new garage complex built on the Toll Bar road on the outskirts of Buckie is to open today at 6p.m. Included in the big advert are sketches of all the present Ford models together with their


Each model can be

had from this figure - An Anglia - £479; A Cortina - £582;

A Corsair - £691; A Zephyr from £818 to £886 and a Zodiac

from £1029.

July 22New charges for the Fishermen's Hall, now owned by the town council - £2 per

hour for the first two hours, £1.10 for the next two and £1 thereafter. kitchen is £2 and functions with licenses £5 in addition.

Use of the

The Rates - Buckie's rates to go up to 23/4 in the £

New bands on the scene this week - Viceroys (Ireland); (Manchester)

Kerr's Pink;


I dinna like Wally Dugs - This would appear to be the sentiments being expressed by J. C. Portgordon in the short poem written on page 8.

July 29 Poor old Peter Fair - it didn't even warrant as much as one picture or even paragraph to tell us about the weather. It was left to Spike to do a humoursome on it.

a short piece

New secretary of the Rovers-

George Kay took over from Alex Curran

Aug 5 Arradoul Garage, built by Edward Hillocks, has been sold by his widow. The new owner is Frank Reid, 32 St Peter's Road.

And still there are new bands - Johnny Peters and the JP's are to play in the Two Red Shoes on Thursday with the Checkers in the Fishermen's Hall, Buckie on Friday.

Portknockie bids farewell- The Foot Tappers Rytham (sic) Group from Darlington are to play in the Seafield Hall on Friday before going south again.

Aug 12Fishing Skipper and Town Councillor dies suddenly - Mr James F. Bruce, who was skipper of the local fishing boat, 'Diligent' and who was elected to Buckie Town Council at this years municipal election died in a Canadian hospital on Thursday last. He had only attended one meeting of the council before leaving on a four-month engagement in

Canada where he was giving instruction on fishing techniques. took ill with pneumonia and was put in hospital.

It is understood that he

A few more mew bands on the dance scene - Studio Six are to play in the Town Hall, Cullen on Friday. The Kinks will be in the Town Hall, Elgin and The Crusaders in the Fishermen's Hall, Buckie. There is to be a Beat Nite Extra in the Cullen Town Hall on Monday when the following bands or groups will be playing - Kris Ryan and the

Questions, Johnny and the Copycats, The Bambies and the Jacobeats.

Buckie Thistle have signed for the new season - Four of last season's players - Duncan Innes, goalkeeper, Tommy Christie, left/half, Peter Smith, centre/half and Leslie Cowie, inside/left. New signings - Alex Farquhar and James Innes, ex Buckie Rovers, Jacky Jamieson, left/back, Billy McKenzie, right/half from Peterhead and David Beveridge ex Forres and Nairn.

The Thistle were fined - For failing to fulfil their last Highland season against Inverness Clach Buckie Thistle were fined £2. number of their players had already signed for other clubs with the

League fixture of the They claimed that a extended season.

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