THIS DAY IN OUR PAST

The fol­low­ing events took place on Septem­ber 22 in the years iden­ti­fied:

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Peter Fran­cis Kerr1947:Jar­rett,

el­dest son of F.M. Kerr-Jar­rett, is mar­ried to Daphne Den­ni­son, daugh­ter of Tom Den­ni­son, JP of Bel Air, Run­away Bay. Archdea­con Har­ri­son, as­sisted by Canon Whip­ple, per­forms the cer­e­mony which takes place at Brown’s Town, St Ann. The re­cep­tion is held at Bel Air. 1947:in­ter­est Con­sid­er­able

is be­ing shown in the com­ing parochial elec­tions in the east­ern sec­tion of the parish, with eight elec­toral di­vi­sions. In­di­ca­tions are that there will be 35 can­di­dates, the largest num­ber be­ing in Port Mo­rant, where 10 are cam­paign­ing. In western St Thomas, there are also eight di­vi­sions with about 27 can­di­dates, in­clud­ing two women. In the Llan­dewey divi­sion, R.A. Burke will be un­op­posed, while in the Yal­lahs area there are eight can­di­dates. 1963:Shearer, Sen­a­tor Hugh

head of the Ja­maican mis­sion to the United States, leaves Ja­maica for New York where he is sched­uled to present Ja­maica’s views on in­ter­na­tional af­fairs. One of the sub­jects to be dis­cussed at this ses­sion of the United Na­tions is a pro­posal made by Shearer when he ad­dressed the assem­bly for the first time in 1962. It is the dec­la­ra­tion of a Year of Hu­man Rights, and Shearer asks the assem­bly to des­ig­nate 1968 as ‘In­ter­na­tional Year of Hu­man Rights.’ This is ac­cepted by the Sec­re­tary Gen­eral U. Thant and agreed to by the Steer­ing Com­mit­tee of the cur­rent ses­sion of the United Na­tions.

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