December 1930

Steamer's Mishap

D.M. BrownsThe steamer Corsica, which plies regularly between Dundee and Hamburg met with a mishap while entering Dundee Harbour on Thursday.  She was making for the lockway to Camperdown Dock when she fouled the west roundhead.  Several cross-beams of the wharf were broken, but there was no apparent damage to the steamer.

New Sport for Dundonians

Gliding Club Formed
The formation of a gliding club was agreed to at a meeting in the Royal Hotel, on Thursday night.
It was suggested that the club be named the Dundee Aero and Gliding Club.  As its name implies the club has been formed with the object of bringing the new sport of gliding to Dundee and encouraging aviation generally among Dundonians.

More Buses

The Corporation bus service is to be augmented by eight new machines in the near future.  Hitherto the corporation have relied on their fleet of Leyland buses, and while two will be included in the new lot, there will also be two Daimlers and two Maudesleys.  Chassis only are to be purchased.

For Club Funds

An "at home" and sale of work organised by the Girls' Club of Ogilive Church, which was held in the church hall on Tuesday night, realised the sum of £20.  The effort was in aid of the club funds and church purposes.

Man and Wife Wanted

Elderly man and wife wanted for a comfortable two-roomed cottage, with a large garden in Monifieth.  Man must have a fair knowledge of gardening and will have cottage rent free in exchange for keeping the proprieter's adjoining garden.  Apply 1339 Advertiser.

Goods for Sale

Rubber surgical goods and appliances - enemas, whirling sprays, elastic stockings & c.  Price list free.  Goods send post free in plain wrapper.
Perfection Stores, Renfrew Street, Glasgow.

Street Accidents

While Georgina Menzies or Bentley (76) residing at 130 Overgate, was walking eastwards in that thoroughfare on Monday she slipped on the footway and fell, injuring her head.  She was taken to the Royal Infirmary and detained.  A similar accident befell Mary Jane Currie or Taylor, 130 Overgate.  She was also taken to the infirmary and detained.

New Dundee Company

A new sand company has been formed in Dundee, and the steamer Rosie has been acquired to convey the sand from the river.

Decorated Shops

It is not only in the central streets that the shopkeepers are preparing for the Christmas and New Year season.  In the Overgate and in many of the districts shopkeepers are showing enterprise and skill in decorating and illuminating their windows.  If prizes were offered for the best-dressed shop windows at this season there are shops in all the districts and streets fit to secure places in a prize-list.

Fancy Christmas Gifts

Christmas gift that's always welcome - fancy caddy filled with Braithwaites delicious tea.  Great variety to choose from.