Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

From the Daily Examiner 50 Years Ago Today

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

From the Daily Examiner 50 Years Ago Today

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THE relatives and friends of the late MERVYN CURLEY CLARKE, of 3 Jubilee Avenue, South Grafton, are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, to move from St Patrick's Catholic Church, South Grafton, after prayers commencing at 11am today from the South Grafton Cemetery.

SIR - The behaviour of youths attending the Saraton Theatre is steadily becoming worse, so it was pleasing to read of one youth's outcry against them (Ashamed, High School, on August 28).

The bedlam during the screening last Saturday night was unbelievable, and I for one will not attend further Saturday night shows. - Disgusted Parent, South Grafton.

BANANA Jim, a well-known mascot associated with the Tweed Banana Festival, which was kidnapped on Sunday, has turned up in Grafton and will be returned to Murwillumbah.

From inquiries yesterday, it was ascertained that the "kidnapping" was the work of practical jokers.

The disappearance of "Banana Jim," nine foot long and made from wire netting with paper mache skin painted to resemble a banana, cause considerable consternation among organisers of the Tweed Banana Festival. …

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