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Liveliest Hogmanay For Years

Liveliest Hogmanay For Years

EXILES FLOCK HOME MERRY MIDNIGHT SCENES MANY ON MOUNTAIN TOPS JYjILLIONS of midnight revellers greeted 1950 with dancing, songs, feasting and fire-crackers. It was a wave of celebration worthy of the first year of a new half-century. Overseas calls poured into Scotland with gree
1 January 1950 - Sunday Post - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
 
Amethyst Hero Promoted

Amethyst Hero Promoted

Lieut. - Commander John Simon Kerans, D.5.0., who commanded H.M.S. Amethyst in her epic dash down the Yangtse, has been promoted to commander. The Admiralty announces this today.
1 January 1950 - Sunday Post - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
 
Sheriff Scorns Psychiatrist's Plea

Sheriff Scorns Psychiatrist's Plea

FOR YOUNG MAN CHARGED WITH FRAUD Psychiatrists are trying to control the course of the law the exercise of its plain duty." So said Sheriff James Gilchrist in Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday. He hearing a case in which a young man, Donald M'Laughlin Smith, who lost a leg in th
1 January 1950 - Sunday Post - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
 
FOUR FINE CAMP FRACAS

FOUR FINE CAMP FRACAS

Ar result of what was described as a general melee at the camp at Glentarsan Hydro-Electric Scheme, four labourers em ployed there appeared Dunoon Sheriff Court yesterday. Charles Sweeney, William Eccles, and George Dick admitted fighting with each other and creating a breach of
1 January 1950 - Sunday Post - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
 
A NIGHT THEY'LL A' REMEMBER

A NIGHT THEY'LL A' REMEMBER

An Aberdeenshire couple, Mr and Mrs William Ross, 7 Kemney Road, Port Elphinstone, Inverurie, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary and Hogmanay last night with a family gathering at their home. They were married at East Leylodge. Kintore, on December 30, 1899, but delayed t
1 January 1950 - Sunday Post - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
 

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Wick's Miss 1950 will be 18-year-old clerkess MARGARET ALLAN, 32 West Banks Avenue, and it wasn't last night she took

Wick's Miss 1950 will be 18-year-old clerkess MARGARET ALLAN, 32 West Banks Avenue, and it wasn't last night she took

up her new role. For the 14th successive year Wick will celebrating the Old New Year in traditional style on January 11.
1 January 1950 - Sunday Post - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
 
COUNCIL v. FARMER LAND SQUA

COUNCIL v. FARMER LAND SQUA

Because the owner of the Fens Farm, near St Boswells, has not agreed to drainage scheme through the fields, Roxburgh County Council are taking steps forcibly acquire the site. The owner, Mr W. A. Black, got three letters from fhe Council but didn't reply. He has protested verbal
1 January 1950 - Sunday Post - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
 
SANDY WILL PLAY AGAIN!

SANDY WILL PLAY AGAIN!

Twenty five-year-old Sandy Anderson, Forestry Cottages, Newton, near Elgin, lost the index finger and top joint, of th second finger of his right hand whiiV working in Newinill Woollen MUls. The accident was a double blow Sandy. A self-taught saxophonist, he hac got a job with a
1 January 1950 - Sunday Post - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
 
STONEHAVEN GREETS QUEBEC

STONEHAVEN GREETS QUEBEC

Stonehaven brought in the New Year with its century-old custom of fireball swinging. A 8.8.C. man was present to record his impressions for Empire broadcast to Canada. Mrs Fairlie, Stonehaven's Town Chamberlain, broadcast the introduction in French to the people in Quebec.
1 January 1950 - Sunday Post - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
 
Watt Brothers' Sale Starts On Wednesday Morning!

Watt Brothers' Sale Starts On Wednesday Morning!

By JEAN W. PATON. ERE'S a very Happy New Year to you all, and may this year's good dressing keep up the high standard of nineteen-forty-nine, which I am very sure it will. Well, January is THE month of Sales, and when Watt Brothers, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, open on Wednesday
1 January 1950 - Sunday Post - Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland