THIS DAY IN OUR PAST
The following events took place on November 11 in the years identified:
1966:Nation The State of the
Debate continues in the Senate and will resume on November 18, when the Senate meets again. There is only one speaker in the debate, Senator George Ranglin, who is speaking when the adjournment is taken. Earlier, the Senate pass two bills – one amending the Jamaica School of Agriculture Law to make new provisions for the appointment of a board of management because prescriptions issued to them several weeks before remained unfilled, although they had been attending at the hospital for several days running. 1971:$20,000 Cheques totalling
for a scholarship to be known as the LE and NN Ashenheim Law Scholarship, is presented to the vice-chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Roy Marshall, by Neville Ashenheim, chairman of Claymore Limited, and Leslie Ashenheim, chairman of JJB Limited. Neville, a solicitor, is leader of government business in the Senate, while his brother Leslie Ashenheim is a solicitor in private practice.The scholarship, which will be open to Jamaica nationals, is tenable for three years. It is valued at $11,000 per year and can be awarded every second year. Recipients of the scholarship will be given the scholarship on the basis of merit and financial needs.
–The Gleaner Archives