THIS DAY IN OUR PAST

The fol­low­ing events took place on Novem­ber 3 in the years iden­ti­fied:

Jamaica Gleaner - - ENTERTAINMENT -

1967:man­ager The district

of Air Ja­maica, Ralph Web­ber, and Mrs Web­ber, host a cock­tail party to mark the open­ing of the new of­fices of Air Canada at the Do­min­ion Life build­ing in New Kingston. The guests are wel­comed by the hosts and other ex­ec­u­tives of Air Canada, Messrs J. Sin­den, W. N. Horner, C. L. Tay­lor, and F. Duques­nay. 1967:per­mit­ting Reg­u­la­tions

the late open­ing of down­town stores up to 6 p.m. and of oth­ers in the Cor­po­rate Area are an­nounced by Min­is­ter of Labour L.G. New­land. Op­er­a­tors of stores wish­ing to take ad­van­tage of the reg­u­la­tions are re­quired to make a for­mal ap­pli­ca­tion to al­low for the op­er­a­tion of an over­lap­ping twoshift sys­tem to ac­com­mo­date the new open­ing hours. In down­town Kingston, the shift will work from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. In the other ar­eas of the Cor­po­rate Area, the shifts will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. 1993:Neville Veteran jockey

An­der­son notches the 500th win­ner of his ca­reer at Cay­manas Park when the 3-4 favourite Sweet De­sire wins the straight five Al­lowance fea­ture for the Grooms As­so­ci­a­tion tro­phy in a driv­ing fin­ish. Un­like lead­ing all-time jockey Win­ston Grif­fiths, who has been stranded on 999 win­ners since the Heroes Day meet­ing, An­der­son wastes no time in at­tain­ing the per­sonal mile­stone. He thus joins a select band of jock­eys to have rid­den 500 win­ners at Cay­manas Park. 1993:and Cam­per­down High

Ex­cel­sior score dou­ble vic­to­ries as the ISSA Col­gate-spon­sored netball com­pe­ti­tion con­tin­ues at Leila Robin­son Court. Cam­per­down’s ju­nior team out­plays Kingston Tech­ni­cal 18-9 while their se­nior team gets past their op­po­nents 2924. Ex­cel­sior’s ju­niors score a con­vinc­ing 14-8 win over St Hugh’s, while their se­nior team have a close 22-21 vic­tory over the same in­sti­tu­tion.

–The Gleaner Archives

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