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Ap

15

They didn't pay or the Welfare Society

Modern

Dancing

Enterprises

decided

to

stop

charges for the hall the Saturday dances

were too high - in the Fishermen's

Hall.

Induction of new minister -

Rev Ainslie Walton , a son of the manse and a member

of a family with a long and close association with the church was inducted to his new charge, of Buckie North Church last Friday at an induction social held in the church hall. Over 400 people were present including the ministers of the other churches in the town and also Provost Doran representing the town council

One Hundred up - A Buckie firm that has been in business for 100 years, Wm. Marshall and Coy Ltd, Net Manufacturers and Rope Makers, celebrated this auspicious occasion with a dinner in the Commercial Hall. The firm was founded in 1885 as sailmakers, ship

chandlers

and

fishsalesmen.

It

was

said

that their

strength

lay in

being

able

to

change

with changing circumstances. who had long been employees

Among those of the firm.

present

were

members

of

the

Coull

family

Apathy reigns in Buckie - Only one in five or 22.5% of those entitled to vote did so in the recent town council election. Thomas Lang, a retiring member, came top of the poll with a new candidate, James F. Bruce, a fishing skipper second. Three members of the last council, John Cole, Edward Douglas and Dr Peter Reid were all returned but Wm. Thomson, Shipbuilder, also a member of the last council, was unsuccessful though only seven votes lay between him and Dr Reid.

Egg-rolling expeditions not yet a thing of the past - A photograph on the front page shows a group of warm clad youngsters about to set out for Rochomie to roll their Easter eggs.

Another Jumble Sale - These seem to be the 'in' thing as far as raising money is concerned. Recently the Sea Cadets held one in the Town House hall and in this edition St Peter RC Church Women's Guild are to hold one as are Buckie Ladies Circle only they have linked this with a Cake and Candy Sale.

Kart Racing takes place at Boyndie 'Drome near Banff on Sunday 2nd Admittance 2/-.

May at 2 p.m.

"My brither is a fireman bold. He pits oot fires" So Firemen are wanted for Birmingham between the ages of

with

a

chest

measurement

of

37"

(not

expanded).

Pay

goes the words of the song. 18-30. Minimum height 5'7" at 18 £700, rising to £980.

Allowances paid to men unable area. Married quarters available

to find accommodation with waiting time rarely

for families in

the Birmingham

exceeding one

year.

New bands or just old ones re-titled?

The Who; the Viceroys; Mighty Avengers.

These were to the East Coast

be playing in the Two Red Shoes, Elgin. Dancers Flame while those in the Assembly Rooms, Elgin

in Cullen can listen to on Saturday can hear

the Del-Vikings.

Do you fancy a life on the ocean waves?

The British and Commonwealth Shipping

Company have vacancies for Engineering Officers.

New heid Geography mannie at B.H.S.

The new PT Geography at BHS is John

Anderson who has replaced John Scott. Mr Anderson has moved to Buckie from Robert

Gordon College.

Also in the Geography Department - Miss Irene Greig, Teacher of Geography at BHS has been seconded for a year to teach with the British Families Educational Services in Germany. She will take up the \appointment on September 1.

Apr 29 Opening announcement -

Thomas K. Monro

is to commence in business as an

electrician and would welcome enquiries. 15 Garden Lane.

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