District News 1934

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Category: 1930

Tolsta District News 1934 as reported in the Stornoway Gazette

2/3/34

FREE PRESBYTERIAN MEETING

At a Meeting of the Free Presbyterian congregation of North Tolsta, held to protest against the decision of the Traffic Commisssioners to permit buses to run in the Highlands on Sundays, the following resolution was passed:- "The Free Presbyterian congregation of North Tolsta, Lewis, wish to make their protest against the action of the Northern Traffic Commissioners, in granting seven days' Licences to the promoters of the Sabbath bus excursions, in the teeth of the opposition of the statutory representatives of the people of the northern counties, they congratulate heartily the County Councils upon the stand which they have made in the preservation of the religious interests of their constituents and they respectfully call upon the Ross County Council to take immediate steps to lodge an appeal with the Minister of Transport against this high-handed act."

4/7/34

SUPPLY OF "GAZETTE"

Readers of the "Stornoway Gazette" will now be able to obtain their copy weekly at the shop of Mr. Angus MacLeod, Merchant, 20 North Tolsta.

13/7/34

NORTH TOLSTA PUBLIC SCHOOL PRIZE DAY

North Tolsta School closed for the Summer vacation on Thursday, 28th June.

Mr. Angus Smith, Holm, after briefly addressing the children, distributed the Prizes to the various Classes as follows:-

ADVANCED DIVISION -CLASS 11

1. Christina MacLeod
2. Catherine MacIver
3. Evander Murray

CLASS 1

1. John Morrison
2. Jane Murray
3. Murdo MacMillan
4. Catherine Murray

PERFECT ATTENDANCE - John Morrison, Johanna MacIver, Jessie MacIver.

BIBLE KNOWLEDGE - John Morrison

GOOD CONDUCT - Catherine Ann Murray

SENIOR 1

1. Gormelia Murray
2. Jessie MacMillan (a)
3. Malcolm MacIver
4. Henrietta Morrison
5. Alexina Campbell

PERFECT ATTENDANCE - Gormelia Murray, Murdo MacKay, Angus MacLeod.

BIBLE KNOWLEDGE - Christina Graham

SENIOR 11

1. Mary MacDonald
2. Johanna Graham
3. Katie Ann Nicolson
4. John Murray

PERFECT ATTENDANCE - Mary MacDonald, Donald MacLeod, John MacKay.

BIBLE KNOWLEDGE - Colin MacIver

SENIOR 111

1. Donald Graham
2. Catherine A. Murray
3. Christina I. MacLeod
4. Angus MacIver

PERFECT ATTENDANCE - Catherine A. Murray

REGULAR ATTENDANCE - Johanna MacIver, Murdina MacIver, Jessie MacDonald.

FIVE YEARS' PERFECT ATTENDANCE - Donald Graham

BIBLE KNOWLEDGE - Margaret Ann MacKay

JUNIOR 11

1. Isabella MacIver
2. Catherine Murray
3. Christina MacIver
4. Margaret Campbell

PERFECT ATTENDANCE - Margaret Campbell, Christina MacIver.

JUNIOR 1

1. Alexander Graham
2. Christina MacMillan
3. Margaret MacKay
4. Catherine MacIver

PERFECT ATTENDANCE - Alexander MacIver, Donald MacKay, Catherine MacIver, Katie Ann MacKay.

BIBLE KNOWLEDGE - Alex Neil Campbell

SENIOR INFANTS

1. Catherine Ann Morrison
2. Johanna MacLeod
3. Kenneth Murray

ENGLISH - Kenneth MacLeod

PERFECT ATTENDANCE - Alexander Murray, John Murray, Johanna MacLeod.

JUNIOR INFANTS

1. Margaret MacLeod MacKay
2. John MacLeod
3. Johanna MacLeod
4. Catherine Mary MacMillan
5. Ian Angus Murray

PROGRESS - John Graham

PERFECT ATTENDANCE - Mary MacLeod