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Flooding at Drybridge -

Following heavy rainwater poured off the

the road like a river

to flood the smiddy to a depth of 18 inches.

The

to the smiddy was done here

in which Mr Joseph Russell 71 lives to his carpets etc.

was also flooded.

fields and down house next door A lot of damage

They deserve a medal - Arlene Leask, a second year student nurse in Aberdeen whose home is at 33 St Peter's Road was one of two nurses who completed a 50 mile walk

course Of the

in Aberdeen's Young 220 who took part

Oxfam Groups Fund Raising Walk only 48 finished the course with

Arlene

and her nursing

colleague

being

the

first

home

among

the

female

competitors.

The girls who were sponsored for 5/- per mile did the course in just under 14 hours.

Courageous housewives - Two housewives in Findochty clothed to save the life of Ronald Smith, 1 Main Street, a fallen into the water while playing with his older brother

jumped into the harbour fully three year old child who had who screamed for help. The

first and

on the scene was Mrs Betty swam out to where she saw

Flett, 33 of 4 the little boy.

Main Street

who dived in to the water

Mrs Jessie Reid, 28, 13 Commercial help

then also dived in to come to her aid.

The story is told on

page

1.

Later both

women

received

awards

from

the

Royal

Humane

Society.

Come to Craigellachie and hear - The Playboys play.

Pink paraffin - Millbank Garage bought the paraffin round formerly owned by Sand Mclennan and was advertising for a lorry driver and salesman.

Advert - West End Garage, Arradoul, now under new management.

***

A good Quiz Question -

Buckie Thistle arrived in Inverness to play the Clach with only

ten

players.

These

included

Duthie

Geddes

on

loan

from

the

Rovers.

Mike

Bibby,

the

taxi

driver

who brought

out of

a dilemma by

goal for the Thistle goals to two.

Clach's Aberdeen contingent of players to Inverness

took Buckie

turning out at inside in the last minutes of

right.

Further to this

he scored a second

the game

in which they were beaten by six

Sept 16

Many fancy the job -

A total of 29 applications were received by Buckie Town

Council for the new post which was to be created Town Clerk's Department.

as administrative assistant

in the

Should an extension be built - This was something that the council was debating as a result of the increased landings at Buckie Harbour of late. The present building was

unable to fully cope.

A strange event is advertised in this edition - A Coffee Morning !

Buckie

Townswomen's Guild is to hold a Coffee Morning in the Commercial hall on Saturday 18 September from 10 am till 12. Sales Table. Tickets cost 2/-

Chrysanthemum Tea -

The Young Wives Group belonging to the South Church are to

hold

a

Chrysanthemum

Tea

in

the

hall

on

Wednesday

29

September

at

3

p.m.

Tea

ticket - 2/-

Sale of work -

Buckie Thistle Ladies Committee are to hold a Sale of work in the

Fishermen's Hall on Wednesday 22 September

Autumn Tea -

Members of the Sunday

School

of

the

North

Church

are

to

hold

an

Autumn

Tea

in

the

hall

Ticket

2/-

Sale of Work - Rathven Parish Church Girls Brigade are to hold a Sale of Work in the Church Hall, Portessie on Friday 24 September at 7p.m.

Beetle Drive and Sales Table -

British Legion Women's Section are holding a Beetle

Drive and

Sales Table

in the Legion

September

at 7.30p.m.

Ticket 2/6

Headquarters

on

High

Street

on

Thursday

23

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