40 years ago

An impressive ceremony was held in the Central Hotel, Edzell, when the Navy Wive’s Club of America No. 239, the ‘Scottish Thistle’ held their six monthly installation of office-bearers. There were 30 present at the dinner which preceded the ceremony. Hostess was Mrs Ada Hutchinson, the outgoing president.

Pupils of Brechin High School will be included in a party of Angus young people going to the USA in May under the auspices of the English-Speaking Union in Scotland. During their three-week stay, the boys and girls will stay with families in one of the Eastern States. They will spend a couple of days in New York visiting the United Nations building, sailing round Manhattan Island, etc. They will also attend an American High School.