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Regulations controlling the sale of inflammable nightdresses which will apply in general to all garments having a finished chest measurement not exceeding 38 inches and overall length not exceeding 46 inches were announced by Mr Henry Brooke, Home Secretary. They will come in to operation on October 1.

British railways are not running the ‘raspberry specials’ from Forfar station this year, but several growers in the area have made special arrangements to get their fruit to the English markets.

The District Council heard that the County Architect had examined the wall round Careston Churchyard. A stretch of about six yards would have to be rebuilt while 2.5 yards require repointing.