THIS DAY IN OUR PAST

The fol­low­ing events took place on Oc­to­ber 12 in the years iden­ti­fied:

Jamaica Gleaner - - HEALTH -

3:45 at Em­met Park, medium pacer Michael Mitchell shat­ters the stumps of Ja­maica Times’ No. 9 bats­man Leroy Clarke for no score and gives Des­noes and Ged­des vic­tory by 110 runs to be­come the 1969 Hen­riques Cup cricket cham­pi­ons. Fi­nal scores are: Des­noes and Ged­des 202 for 9 de­clared; Ja­maica Times 92.

re­port on the progress of Stage Two of the Ja­maica Trans­porta­tion Sur­vey is re­ceived by Min­is­ter of Works Win­ston Jones from the con­sult­ing en­gi­neers for the project, La­marre Valois In­ter­na­tional Lim­ited. Jones is visit­ing the of­fices of the firm at 9A Ha­gley Park Road. The con­tract for car­ry­ing out the sur­vey, which is par­tially fi­nanced by a loan from the Cana­dian In­ter­na­tional De­vel­op­ment Agency, was signed by Govern­ment in 1971. 1972:and Min­is­ter of Health

En­vi­ron­men­tal Con­trol Ken­neth McNeill re­turns at the head of Ja­maica’s 4-mem­ber del­e­ga­tion to the third spe­cial meet­ing of the Pan Amer­i­can Health Or­ga­ni­za­tion in Santiago, Chile. Re­turn­ing with the min­is­ter from the eight-day par­ley, of which he was ap­pointed 2nd vi­cepres­i­dent, are E. Valen­tine, prin­ci­pal med­i­cal of­fi­cer in the Min­istry of Health; V. Wal­lace, prin­ci­pal med­i­cal of­fi­cer for pub­lic health; and Mon­ica Shirley, McNeill’s per­sonal as­sis­tant. Delegates from 27 coun­tries in North and South Amer­ica and the Caribbean re­gion at­tended the con­fer­ence. In an ar­rival in­ter­view in the VIP lounge at Pal­isa­does air­port, McNeill says that there was a consensus on the ap­proaches which should be made to the prob­lems fac­ing the par­tic­i­pat­ing coun­tries. – The Gleaner Ar­chives

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