Times Gone By: Mannequin parade a sight to see at fair

29 July

1971: At the Gladstone State High School's winter fair a mannequin parade kept patrons entertained.

Mannequins who showed the fashion to advantage were: June Cuff, Lynn Curtis, Jane Thornton, Muriel Irwin, Virginia Berry, Sandra Onions, Alison Grimes and Denise Kelly.

Advertisement: Swinger Gladstone Entertainment - Jet Lounge, Queens Hotel on Thursday, with his No. 1 hit record "Old Man Emu", John Williamson.

Note: Patrons are advised to arrive early as the demand to see this entertainer will be heavy.

Patrons not suitably attired will be refused admission.

Next Thursday: Normie Rowe. Friday: The Big Cabaret - featuring Gladstone's top cabaret showband, "The Saints".

Gladstone's Sportsman of the Year for 1970-71 is Brian Fitzsimmons.

The award was announced at a special Sports Star of the Year Cabaret in the Jet Lounge of the Queens Hotel.

The engagement is announced of Robyn Ann, only daughter of Mr and Mrs RG Russell, to Noel Alwyn, second son of Mrs GD Jones and the late HE Jones of 1 Bramston Street.

Birth: To Ed and Yvonne, nee Ronlund, a daughter Roslyn Mari, born 14 July. Sister for Bronwyn and Deirdre.

At the Annual Meeting of the Gladstone Municipal Band on Thursday, the treasurer, Rev DK Dunn was presented with a gold life membership badge in recognition of his services over the years.



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UPDATE: 72-year-old hospitalised for suspected snake bite

The elderly man is believed to have been bitten at Toolooa.

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