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October 11, 1913
Personal: *Colonel RJ Beech and Miss Beech have gone to the Continent for a short time. *Many happy returns of the day to Viscount Feilding, born October 12, 1885. *Lord Annaly, has been ordered complete rest and was consequently unable to present at the Pytchley Hunt Horse Show, in which he has so much interest. *Mr Harry Garrard, head of Garrards the Crown jewellers, and Major Norman Strong, who was formerly in the Madras Cavalry, have left for India and will be away until January.
October 11, 1963
Irrespective of how many shares are held by an individual in Rugby Town Association Football Club Ltd, he will have only one vote. A person who buys four - the minimum holding - will have the same voting power as a man with 400. This assurance was given by Mr AJ Scamp (president) at the annual meeting of Rugby Town AFC, held at the Oakfield Club on Wednesday. Mr Scamp expressed doubts that the £20,000 share allocation would be over-subscribed and said everyone who applied would get them.
October 6, 1988
Olympic archer Steve Hallard was sad that two ‘bad’ arrows cost him his quest for individual glory in Seoul last week. But the Great Britain men’s team bronze medal he flew into Heathrow with early on Tuesday morning was a ‘pick me up’ he had only dreamed of. The 23-year-old GEC Turbines draughtsman - Britain’s best male archer for the last five years - helped Richard Priestman and Leroy Watson win the bronze ahead of the Russians on Saturday. It is Britain’s first archery medal for 80 years.