Seven-year-old Ann Hollis, of Ruskin Street, Radcliffe, was rescued from a blazing slag heap by passer-by Nellie Brown.

Mr Wilfred Meredith was appointed as the new headmaster of Ainsworth Parish Church School by the board of management.

The owner of a dog that worried sheep at Hampson Fold Farm was fined £5 in his absence and ordered to pay 13 shillings and sixpence in costs.

Brothers Bryan and Roy Briggs, of Green Street, Radcliffe, were winners of the over-10 and under-10 sections of a children's talent contest held at the Odeon.

At the Odeon, Burt Lancaster and Virginia Mayo appeared in South Sea Woman while over at the Picturedrome, Jane Wyman and Sterling Hayden starred in So Big.

A hurricane of innings by Radcliffe's Australian professional Cecil Pepper helped Radcliffe to their third victory of the season in a game against Castleton.