THIS DAY IN OUR PAST

The fol­low­ing events took place on Septem­ber 30 in the years iden­ti­fied:

Jamaica Gleaner - - 24/7 Twist -

1935:cer­e­monies Two in­ter­est­ing

take place in the Cor­po­rate Area; the new bridge at Ken­cot and that at Rousseau Road are open by Gov­er­nor Ed­ward Brandis Den­ham and Mrs Sid­ney R. Cargill, re­spec­tively. The bridge at Ken­cot (Chisholm Bridge) runs over the Shoe­maker Gully and is built at a cost of £1,070. Mrs S. R. Cargill of­fi­ci­ates the open­ing at Rousseau Road. The bridge at Rousseau Road will be called the Du­val Bridge, as it is be­ing named af­ter Coun­cil­lor Du­val. 1969:com­mu­ni­ca­tions

The min­is­ter of As­so­ci­a­tion, is held un­der the pa­tron­age of the Gov­er­nor Gen­eral Clif­ford Campbell and Lady Campbell, who both at­tends ac­com­pa­nied by ADC Del­roy Ormsby. Dis­tin­guished view­ers in­clude Min­is­ter of Ed­u­ca­tion Ed­win Allen; Min­is­ter of Youth and Com­mu­nity Devel­op­ment Al­lan Dou­glas and Mrs Dou­glas; Min­is­ter of Le­gal Af­fairs Vic­tor Grant; Min­is­ter of Home Af­fairs Roy McNeill; Min­is­ter of State for Youth and Com­mu­nity Devel­op­ment Hec­tor Wyn­ter; Cus­tos of Kingston Aubrey McFar­lane and Mrs McFar­lane; Mayor of Kingston coun­cil­lor Eric Bell; Mrs Aroti Dutt, pres­i­dent of the As­so­ci­ated Coun­try women of the World; Dorothy Light­bourne, chair­man of the Ja­maica Fed­er­a­tion of Women; Mau­rice Byer, prin­ci­pal med­i­cal of­fi­cer in the Min­istry of Health, and Mrs Byer.

– The Gleaner Archives

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