50 Years Ago

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lConservative Club chairman Mr L. H. White, speaking on recent evidence on the harmful effects of smoking, told fellow members: “You have been warned gentlemen! Smoke less but drink more!”

lThe Journal said: “After experiencing the most chaotic traffic conditions...townsfolk will agree that an alternative site should be found for future Mid-Lent Fairs.”

lA woman being treated at Grantham Hospital was visited by the Mayor of Stavanger in Norway. She was heading there but was involved in a car crash.