For sale business, 40'x 20' store.
Store and garage
at Baron Street is for and is equipped with
belonging to Ian Burnett, Plumber, who has ceased sale. Apart from the store and garage which measures power points there is a 40' by 40' yard adjacent to the
On trial - on Saturday.
Dennis Murray, the former Buckie Rover's player, played a trial with Huntly
North Church sole nominee - A Glasgow minister, Rev Ainslie Walton, is to preach as sole nominee for the vacant charge of Buckie North Church on February 7. The charge
has been vacant since last June following the departure of the
former minister, Rev John
D. Henderson for Thornhill near Dumfriess.
the church is undergoing
Quiz questions - A series of questions appear on page 6 of this edition. The answers are also given on a later page.
Feb 4 Promotion for Buckie priest - The Right Rev. Monseigneur Canon Wm. Murdoch, priest of St Peter's RC Church in Buckie has been appointed Vicar General by the new Bishop of the R. C. diocese of Aberdeen, Michael Foylan. Monseigneur Murdoch, who is a native of Maryculter, has been in Buckie since 1943.
New Town Clerk - The person appointed to take the place of
McNaughton, as Town Clerk of
Buckie is George Macdonald Sinclair were originally 11 applicants for the
the late John L. at present Depute post but this was
reduced to a
short leet of 5.
Mr Sinclair is an MA and
LLB graduate of Glasgow
University is a married man with one of a family.
Buckie man presumed lost with doomed trawler - William
'Frigate' Reid, 37, a
married man of 14 Inward Road, Buckpool is a member of the crew of the Aberdeen
trawler, Blue Crusader which is now believed to have
when the last contact was made. The vessel
distance off the Orkney Islands.
was then officially now be
sunk some time after January 13 battling through heavy seas some overdue last Wednesday and the presumed to have sunk with all
All set for a TV career - Isla Macdonald (she would later call herself Isla St Clair) a 12 year's old Aberdeen Academy school pupil of 196 Morrison Drive looks all set for a career in television. Following an appearance she made recently at a folk-song festival in Edinburgh she has been booked to appear in a folk song programme on STV. Isla will probably make her first appearance in the March edition of the monthly
programme of "O Isla inherits her
Come Ye" which musical talent
is compered by Archie Fisher. from her mother, Mrs Zetta
Findochty Song club
resident and a native of Buckie and a traditional folk singer.
Macdonald retains and Isla appeared
close in an
links with Buckie and Findochty as recently as September Arts Council concert at Buckie. Next Sunday, February 7th
they will be both is taking part in Aberdeen. Isla's TV chance came after she sang
a BBC broadcast from the International
'The Dowie Houms of Yarrow'; an ancient
ballad taught to her by folk-song societies were
her mother, taking part.
New? Bands this week - Booked to play at the Two Red Shoes - The Mersey Beats also
Jimmy Nicol and the Shubdubs (Jimmy was the ex Beatles drummer.) A new venue for Modern Dancing Enterprises - The Assembly Rooms, Elgin. Favello will be playing here with the 'Sunsets' in the Public Hall, Craigellachie.
Arradoul and District Players will present the play, " The Doctor's Honeymoon" (by Alexander J. Blackhall) in the WRI Hall, Arradoul on 11 and 12th February. A dance will follow on Friday evening.