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.

BOWLES. a To Edise and Barry, a daughter, sister for Helen and Jeannete, 11/11/62.

MRS. G. Donnellan, widow of Gregory J. Donnellan, died after a long illness. She is survived by two daughters. She was well known in Grafton, visiting her brother, that late M. W. Loughlin, on many occasions.

MRS. S. A. Colville, a former resident of the South Arm, who has resided in South Africa for a number of years, is in Sydney. She will arrive in Grafton next Wednesday and on the following day will be welcomed at a congregational tea.

MR. H. Gadd, secretary of the South Grafton R.S.L. sub-branch, yesterday expressed regret at the lack of thought shown by passers-by during the two minutes' silence at the Remembrance Day observance at the Cenotaph on Sunday. One motorist accelerated his engine after negotiating the street centre traffic sign. Such behaviour was hard to understand, particularly during the two minutes' silence in memory of the fallen. …

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