This week in 1913
GOLF PRIZES: Provost Robert Ross and his wife were guests of honour at the annual prizegiving of West Lothian Golf Club, Bo’ness, with Mrs Ross presenting the winners with their trophies.
‘‘NEAR RIOT’’: An 18-year-old Bo’ness labourer was fined £10 at Linlithgow Sheriff Court for his part in ‘‘a near riot’’ at Kinneil Miners’ Welfare Hall. The teenagers appeared from custody at the court and admitted struggling and fighting in the hall and punching a policeman.
camera club: A second meeting had been held to explore the possibility of forming a cine camera club in Linlithgow. Eighteen people were present which, it was felt, would form the nucleus of the new club.
WEDDING PRESENT: At a Labour Party rally in Bo’ness, over 200 members and friends attended a basket tea and presented a table lamp to their MP Tam Dalyell and his fiancee, Kathleen Wheatley, as a wedding gift.