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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A WELL-known Lower Clarence sportsman, Mr. George Shannon, of Ilarwill, was severely injured about 10 o'clock on Friday night. He had attended a meeting of the Lower Clarence Agricultural Society's committee of management at which he was welcomed as a new member, and was crossing the road in front of Cameron House when he was struck by a car driven by P. Castle, of Harwood Island. He suffered a compound fracture of the left leg and abrasions to the head and arm.

MRS. E. J. Shortt, of Roberts' Creek, has returned home after saying farewell to her daughter, Sister Peggy Shortt, who left Australia, on a two-years' world tour.

SEVENTY mothers and friends of pupils, workers at the school canteen unit, were entertained to afternoon tea by members of the Maclean High School. Captain, Ken Archer, was Master of Ceremonies. Musical items were rendered by Beverley Connor, Jim Ross, Lynette Page, Judy Ross, Helen Montague and Heather McPherson.

YAMBA Surf Club won four events and dead-heated in the a fifth at the Far North Coast area carnival at Evans Head yesterday. …

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