partners in the local Radio and Television firm of Cecil and Harvey. Wm. Cecil and Mike Harvey will over the next fortnight tell the story of the development of TV and also publicise the work of its brilliant inventor, Scotsman, John Logie Baird when they give a
series of talks to various groups and school pupils throughout Banffshire. demonstrate close circuit television when members of the audience opportunity to see themselves appear on television. They will also have a model of the first TV set which made its appearance
They will also will have the
on the market
in 1930. This was a 30 line, power-driven set. Cecil and Harvey are the main agents for the Baird television set.
Sea Cadets launch an appeal - The Buckie unit of Sea Cadets requires the help of two people. They need someone to organise the sport and entertainment side and another
to deal with all correspondence.
Rovers' player on trial with Inverness Thistle -
James Wood, the young inside
forward or centre forward with Buckie Rovers played a trial with Inverness Thistle on Saturday against Deveronvale. Nairn County also fancy Wood, who apart from being a talented footballer, is also one of Banffshire's most promising golfers.
Huntly sign former Rover's player. following a trial game.
Dennis Murray put pen to paper on Saturday
The elements close Victoria Park -
For the second week running
the ground at
Victoria Park was unplayable with two inches of snow covering an ice-bound surface.
The 'in-thing' - Mini toys - cars and machines are all the rage at present with some people building up a large collection of miniature cars.
Feb 11 Shoe shop manageress retires - A photograph in this edition of the B.A. shows Miss Rita Geddes of 22 West Street at the presentation to mark her retiral after nine years from the shoe shop of Andrew Begg on High Street. Also in the photograph are Mrs and Mrs Andrew Begg and son with former colleagues - Miss M. Morgan, Mrs M. Innes, Miss E. Stewart and Miss B. Mair.
For sale - The General Merchants, Hardware and Drapery business belonging to Joseph Addison at 13 to 18 New Street, Portknockie is for sale.
New? Bands this week - Brian Poole and the Tremeloes; Swinging Blue Jeans; Honey
Time is my business, says the advert - Robertson's Auction rooms.
Samuel Cowie, 13 Cluny Terrace (near to
Repairs done to all manner of watches and clocks.
A monstrous catch - While fishing off Lossiemouth last Wednesday the Sandend motor
fishing boat, Lodestar, caught 240 crans of sprats. taking the overspill the Lodestar arrived in Buckie to
With her hold crammed land her huge catch.
Girl vocalist joins Johnny and the Copycats - A girl singer has joined Johnny and the Copycats prior to their tour of Germany. She is 18 year old Miss Ethnie Alexander
of New Elgin. This is the first time
that the group has had a female
vocalist and this is due to a
request from the sponsors of the tour who asked for a girl singer as the party will be touring American bases in Germany. Miss Alexander who has been receptionist at the
County buildings in Elgin Pantomimes.
for the past three years has taken leading parts in Elgin
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