March 1958

Dundee Luxury Club for Old People

Caldrum StreetLots of old folk in Lochee have taken on a new lease of life and its thanks to the King George VI Memorial Club in Harefield Road. The club opened by the Princess Margaret is the most up to date in Scotland. The main hall catches the sun and electric underfloor heating ensures that it is cosy at all times.Any member can have a three course lunch each day or High tea on a Saturday at a cost of 1s 3d per meal. The old folk can also have a cup of tea and a biscuit for 3d in the afternoon. A TV set, piano and radiogram and lots of games have been gifted. The old folk often have concerts in the afternoons or on Saturday evenings.

Club hours are 10am to 5.30pm on weekdays and 2pm to 8pm on Saturdays and the W.V.S members are kept busy organising activities and making sure the members are well looked after.

1958 Miss Great Britain National Bathing Contest

First Prize £1000
Your local heat and area final will be held in the J.M. Ballroom, North Tay Street, Dundee on Friday 14th March.
The winner of the area final on that evening will receive free travelling expenses to and from the grand final to be held in Morecambe; £20 in cash; one weeks free holiday at Morecambe Bay Holiday Camp and visit to the theatres.
Judges:- Archie McCulloch (Radio and TV Personality).
                 Kathie Kay (Renowned Singer).
                 George B. Low (Journalist and Highland Dance Adjudicator).
Apply:- J.M. Ballroom for entry forms.

Johah's Ark

Dundee Repertory Theatre
Final week - world premier
"Jonah's Ark" by Phil Steven
Nightly at 7.30pm and Saturdays at 4.30pm and 7.30pm.
Prices 5/- to 2/6.
Box office open daily. Telephone.

Engagement Rings

Whether you prefer the flash and fire of diamonds or the rich glow of Emeralds, Opals, Rubies or Sapphires. We can offer all in our fine selection.
M & S Porter, Barrack Street, Dundee.

Broughty's 1958 Programme

Broughty Ferry Development Assistant this week approved a list of entertainments to cost over £150 from the beginning of July to mid August. The list includes dancing displays, concert parties, fancy dress competition, a baby show, sand building, pipe and brass band shows and a lifeboat display. The association badly need a piano for their summer programme.

Church Won't Become A Warehouse

A proposal to convert Princes Street Congregational Church Dundee into a retail warehouse for the Clydesdale Supply Co. Ltd, was turned down by the corporation this week. Grounds for refusal were the unsuitablity of the site in relation to car parking and servicing problems involved.

Gardeners Required

Gardeners (ex-servicemen) are required by the Imperial War Graves Commission for employment in France. Whilst preference will be given to skilled gardeners applications will be considered from men not over 45 who are genuinely  interested in training for gardening as a career. Maximum wage on entry is £188s 10d per week with opportunities for promotions. Additional allowances in France also payable presents rates being approximately 82s per week for married men 55s per week for single men. Four weeks paid holiday per year with free return to the UK. Removal cost on appointment and final termination Medical Scheme in operation.
Apply:- Imperial War Graves Commission, Woodburn House, Woodburn Green, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire for further particulars.