THIS DAY IN OUR PAST
The following events took place on October 1 in the years identified:
position. Show wisdom and courage, not anger. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t take anything or anyone for granted. A sudden turn of events will surface due to an emotional disagreement. Listen and observe, but don’t say anything that may be held against you. Time is on your side. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): An emotional incident will end up costing you financially. Anger will not solve any problems or opposition you face. Be smart and refuse to let anyone talk you into contributing to something that doesn’t benefit you. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Try not to overreact to situations that involve partnerships. Only get involved in a joint venture if you are willing to take an equal part in the work. An unwanted change will happen if you aren’t willing to compromise. LEO (July 23-Aug 22): Interact with the people you know and trust. The information you gather will help you make a decision regarding the changes you want to make to your life. Don’t fold under pressure. Do what’s best for you. VIRGO (Aug 23-Sept 22): Memories will surface, helping you deal with a tricky situation and giving you a much better view of the possibilities that are within your reach. A short trip will help you reconnect with someone you miss. LIBRA (Sept 23-Oct 22): You crave change, but not everyone who is influenced by your choices will be in agreement with what you want to do. Make adjustments to your plans that will offer incentives to those you need on board. SCORPIO (Oct 23-Nov 21): Bullying can be expected if you aren’t precise about what you want. Someone will use emotional manipulation to persuade you to do things differently. Don’t give in when you know you should stick to your original plans. SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22-Dec 21): If someone from your past tries to interfere in your business, push back. You can come out on top if you are diligent and detailed about your work. Don’t overspend or you will face criticism. CAPRICORN (Dec 22-Jan 19): Use the power of communication to get people on board to help you achieve your goals. You Actors Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick, (centre), pose with people dressed as characters from the film upon arrival at the premiere of the film ‘Trolls’ in London on Thursday. 1965:Lynden Minister of Labour
Newland made two orders fixing new minimum-wage rates for bakery workers for the Corporate Area and rural parishes, respectively. The minister acted on the advice of the Minimum Wage Board for the bakery trade, and the new rates will be effective from October 11, 1965, a release says. 1975:city Kingston’s twin
is about to start taking shape. Development of Hellshire Bay, the first phase in the establishment of a new city in the Hellshire Hills of St Catherine, capable of housing a population of 300,000, is launched by the Urban Development Corporation (UDC). A marketing programme to sell the land to be used in the development of Hellshire Bay and to allow for the beginning of housing-unit construction in 1976 will be launched on October 24, UDC officials announce at a press conference. A sum of $4.7 million is already invested in the scheme by the UDC, and another $5 million will be spent over the next year. Hellshire Bay is the first of three urban centres which will be developed to form Kingston’s twin city. The others are Manatee Bay and Highland City. 1992:lose Two Rastafarians
their bid in the Supreme Court to bar the Prison Authority from cutting their locks and beards. The Rastafarian men who are jailed for ganja related charges say they want to serve their prison terms with their locks and beards because of their Rastafarian beliefs and the fact that their locks are an integral part of their religious principles. The prison rules provide for the shaving of the hair of convicts. The men say in their affidavits that they are of the Nazarine Vow whereby no razor or scissors must be used upon the head. Justice Walker, after hearing the submissions in Chambers, refuses to grant the application.
– The Gleaner Archives