50 years ago

There was a good turnout of both competitors and spectators at Lochlee Games and picnic at Tarfside in most favourable weather. The principal prize-winner was R. Aiken of Auchenblae, whose presence created tremendous interest in the Glen. His distance in an exhibition throw at the hammer (16 lb.) was 120 ft. 6 ins.

Hospital Corpsman First Class Robert S. Fortuna, who has been stationed at the U.S. Navy Base at Edzell for nearly two years, has been awarded commendation by the U.S. Navy for his part in developing the Base hospital.

Beattie dancer Miss Wendy Young won first prize for Highland Fling at the Alford Show and Sports.