50 Years Ago

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lSmallholder Joseph E. Smith was so incensed by his treatment at the hands of the Dept of Agriculture that he travelled to Whitehall in London and refused to leave until the minister agreed to speak to him.

lThe Rev J. E. Shepherd of Harrowby Lane, Grantham, was the victim of a burglary at his home.

lA cyclist died after colliding with a car. The cyclist, David Fox of Great Gonerby, was just 21 at the time of the accident.