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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THE death occurred in the Grafton Base Hospital of Miss Olive Anderson, aged 59 years. She was the daughter of the late Captain John Anderson, who predeceased her a few years ago. A niece, Mrs. R. Randall, also predeceased her. Miss Anderson spent most of her life at Upper Corindi.

RON Orr, manager of Schaeffer's Store at Maclean, is a patient in the Lower Clarence Hospital, after an accident on Friday night. He suffered head injuries when a vehicle in which he was travelling left the road at Tyndale.

A BLAZING car blocked the Pacific Highway for almost an hour late on Saturday afternoon. The car was totally destroyed. It back-fired and caught alight. Coffs Harbour Fire Brigade was quickly on the scene, but there was no water available and it was some time before the blaze was put out.

THE annual Maclean High School athletics carnival was held in chilly weather and despite the bumpy conditions, 14 records were broken. Christine Ford, of 1A, broke three records and bids fair to rewrite the record book before she leaves school. …

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