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 at Revesby of Mrs. Dorothy Joyce Russell. Mrs. Russell was the wife of Mr. R. W. Russell. They lived in Queen Street, Grafton from 1946 to 1952. Mr. Russell started the C.R.T.S. classes in carpentry and joinery at the Grafton Technical College.

AT yesterday's shire council conference, motions of sympathy were carried to the relatives of Mr. George Maxwell, and to Mr. L. Purcell, Shire Clerk, Maclean, in the death of his mother.

TWO bodies, eight legs, but only one head a no, not a creature from outer space, but a freak lamb. The lamb was found dead. Its two bodies were joined at the chest with one head between the shoulders of the two. Its mother, a three-year-old Romney crossbred ewe, was doing fine.

A FAIR was conducted in the Cowper School grounds by the P. and C. Association. The ladies in charge of the various stalls were kept busy coping with their many customers. Young folk kept the men in charge of the hooplas and knock-em-over on their toes. …

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