Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

BACKWARD GLANCES; WITH CHRIS NIELDExtracts from the Daily Examiner 50 Years Ago Today

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

BACKWARD GLANCES; WITH CHRIS NIELDExtracts from the Daily Examiner 50 Years Ago Today

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BIRTHS.

WINKLER. a At Runnymede, 4/1/62, to Jo and Max, a daughter. Both well.

THE death of Mrs Rosina Browning at the advanced age of 84 years was widely regretted by a host of relatives and friends. She was the daughter of Mr and Mrs John Want, of Palmers Channel, and was born on May 30, 1877. She married Henry Browning. They established a home and property in Harwood St, Maclean. She always had something to give in the line of crochet work, cushions or floor mats, which were hand-made. She was an example of that quiet strength which leaned on itself instead of on others. She died at the home of her daughter, Mrs Want, surrounded by family.

A RECENT article in aThe Big Rivera column recalled that about 1922 several attempts at the sport of aqua-planing were made at Ulmarra. The Short brothers, Bill, Ernie, Bert and a few of their mates aqua-planed much earlier than 1922. They did quite a lot of aqua-planing on the South Arm at Brushgrove. …

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