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Gleaner, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1990, Kingston, Kingston1 Page two the daily gleaner tuesday april 10, 1990 the Montero Bay chamber of pm Nim and Industry annual general meeting win be held today in the Mutual life. Board room 32 Market Montero Bay at . The Amoco Fittan of women s in Woja regular second tuesday meeting will be held today at the women s Centre 42 Trafalgar Road starting at . All members Are asked to attend this important meeting. I the St Andrew business and professional women s club monthly meeting will be held today at the medallion Hall hotel starting at 5 . The pharmaceutical division pharmacy interface cocktail meeting will be held tonight at the Wyndham hotel com mencing at 7 o clock. The National Library of Jamaica will be closed to the Public on saturday. Behind constant Spring police station squatters face eviction today Gustos Parnel to be honoured the Trelawny association of Lay magistrates will be honouring Gustos Val Parnel for 30 years service As Gustos of the Halteh As Well As justices of the 20 or More years service on May 12. At the Trelawny Beach hotel starting at 7 . The function will take the form of an awards banquet and guest speaker will be Hon. Edward Zac Ca. Chief Justice. Governor general sir Florizel Glasspole will present the awards. It if Ore than 200 people Ivi living on land behind constant Spring police station and Post of fice in St. Andrew Are slated to be evicted today. But the residents say they have nowhere else to live. The commissioner of lands had served notice on All the squatters to quit by february 16, but there was a temporary reprieve. The Small Community woke up to the news Early yesterday morn ing when they were told by a representative of the lands depart ment they would be evicted today. But they Are contending that no Good reason had been Given to them to quit the land which they cleared of overgrown shrubs and debris after Hurricane Gilbert struck in september 1988. The people living on the govern ment owned land said that Resi dents of constant Spring Grove had been the main forces behind the threat of eviction which had been looming Over their Heads since May 1989. Some people who own houses near to the constant Spring settlement had complain that if the people continue to squat there their presence would depress the prices of their property and the area will turn into a or. Beresford Allen who lives in the squatter settlement said that unlike them those people complaining had somewhere to live. Improving he said that Only two weeks ago or. Karl Samuda member of parliament for the area had sent a representative to the area to look at improving the it really gaffs me to hear this morning that they Are coming to evict us or. Allen said. The squatters said they had applied to the lands department to lease us the land but we got no response from most of them had been living at cassava piece Road and on White Hall Avenue before the Hurricane. Their landlords refused to repair the houses which were damaged in the Hurricane and i some cases they were evicted after the houses were repaired. Is this the Way to treat us poor a member of a delegation to the gleaner asked. Since news of the imminent Evic Tion broke a group of them has made representations to the lands department but they were told there was nothing the department could do. The delegation tried to reach miss Portia Simpson minister of labour welfare and sport to see what she can do for and to Contact or. O. D. Ram Tallie min ister of construction or prune min ister Michael Manley. Housing scheme or. Ram Tallie was quoted on Jan uary 28 As saying that the govern ment intended to build a housing scheme where the squatters now occupy but it first had to get the squatters off the land. A woman squatter said her three year old daughter was asthmatic and there was no Way she could survive if she had to sleep in the open air. But her House is not the Only one with children. There Are children in every she said. Or. James Munroe commissioner of lands said the people would be evicted because they Are squat ters. Government needed the land for housing development and seve ral people had telephoned pressing concern about the living conditions there. Or. Munroe said the living conditions posed a health Hazard to peo. Pie living at constant Spring Grove and there were scores of questionable people living in the settlement. He said the land was never meant to be leased As it was ear marked for other development. Or. Munroe said that while he sympathized with their plight we have been begging the people not to go on the some of the people had visited the lands department seeking permission to live on the land but they were warned not to do so he said. Despite the eviction threat the number of people occupying the land has increased by about three fold in the last three to four months or. Munroe said. Labourers to hang two men have been sentenced to hang for the guns laying of a woman and her son at their Home at Payne Avenue Kingston 11. They Are Anthony finn also doctors pharmacists you re invited to a cocktail meeting on tuesday april 10, 1990 at the Wyndham hotel at . Guest speakers will be professor sir Michael Drury and mrs. Barbara Stewart topic interface presented by Facey commodity co Ltd. Pharmaceutical division guarantee no after Shell carpet upholstery gleaners to 6 dining ciurus done free with Large jobs easter special i dry new longer la Hanc fragrances if cleaning Seiy ice special Colour brightener a added 92-5858o 92-58588 92-51917 called Mouth labourer of water House Kingston 11, and Junior Les lie also called Kentucky labourer of York Avenue Kingston 11. Lucius Townsend labourer of olympic gardens Kingston 11, was charged jointly with finn and Leslie but was freed on thursday after or. Randolph Williams attorney at Law made a no Case submission at the end of the Crown s Case. Or. Justice Patterson who presided at the trial upheld the submission and directed the jury to return a formal verdict of not guilty. Evidence was Given at the in camera trial in the Home circuit court that mrs. Merllyn Morris 53, was at Home on november 8, 1987, ironing clothes when her son Dalton Brown 17, ran into the House and held onto her to prevent gunmen from shooting him. Brown was be ing chased by three gunmen two of them being finn and Leslie. The two accused ran into the House finn pointed a gun at miss Morris and then fired a shot killing her. Several shots were then fired Brown. The medical evidence was that Brown s body had six Bullet entry wounds. Two eyewitnesses testified for the Crown and they said they had known both men before the night of the incident i his defence. Finn admitted to Brown s House before the Day of the incident but he said he was not present when Brown and his Mother were killed. Leslie said he did not know anything about the incident. The jury retired for about 50 minutes and found the men guilty of the murder charge. I am innocent of the both men said when asked if they had anything to say before the death sentence was passed on them. Miss Marcia Hughes acting assistant director of Public prosecutions appeared for the Crown. Finn was represented by attorney at Law or. Erne usim and Leslie was represented by attorney at Law or. Enoch Blake. Carr photo switching it on councilman Nate Holden of los Angeles California switching on a solid state traffic signal controller unit at Hope Boulevard and old Hope Road Kingston 6, yesterday. With him is or. Terry Gillette minister of state in the ministry of construction. The unit is one of 130 which were donated to Jamaica by the 10th District Council of los Angeles of which or. Holden is a councilman. The 130 units along with 104 electro mechanical units were donated to Jamaica at a Price of after Hurricane Gilbert struck the Island in september 1988. I j advanced traffic signal controller switched on a solid state traffic signal con troller installed at the Junction of Hope Boulevard and old Hope Road. Kingston 6, in february was yesterday switched on by councilman Nate Holden of the los Angeles Council California Usa. The unit is one of 130 Given to the ministry of construction after Hurricane Gilbert devastated Jamaica on september eighty five of about 120 units needed in the corporate area had already been installed and two have been installed in Man Deville Manchester. The los an Geles Council had also Given the ministry 104electro-mechanical units. Among the special features of the solid state units Are pedestrian and vehicular traffic actuation which will Minimise delay on old Hope a ministry spokesman. If there is no vehicle coming on Hope Boule Vard the Green Light for old Hope Road traffic will remain display he said. For Sale As is where is description Price today s forecast prepared by Heather data associates limited. At 7 in yesterday rational forecast for april 10. 1990 today Proa Iaea to be another sunny Day Over much of the country except for the afternoon when we could see Brief showers Over it. Andrew Northern St. Catherine Southern St. Mary the Interior of Portland and St. Thosa Northern Manchester and Northern Clarendon. Focus t the forecast Nimr Suner Index which is a More realistic indication a to How hot it feels because of the humidity. Shows an average value of 103 degrees fahrenheit Between the hours 11 am and 4 in Over coastal areas. One 1 1979 Dat Sun 280 is in Good condition or nearest offer Contact miss Janice Hugh Croskery 24-26 Grenada Crescent Kingston 5 Telephone 92-65335, 92-93017-8 and 92-92793 both the solid state control lers the More modern units and the electro mechanical ones were donated at a Price of the spokesman told the gleaner. He said the units were for Island wide installation with the corporate area Mandeville and Montero Bay first in line. Witnessing the switching on of the traffic signal controller yesterday were or. Terry Gil Lette minister of state in the ministry of construction other ministry officials and members of councilman Holden s team. Or. Herb j. Wesson jnr., chief of staff or. Louis White assistant chief of staff and or. James v. Burks director of cultural affairs. Councilman Holden who arrived Here with his team on Fri Day has already toured Montero Bay. He leaves for los Angeles today while members of his team continue inspection Tours of traffic lights until tomorrow when they leave for Home. Canon no 2015s copier excellent condition Tel Marine forecast inshore North coast in text at 8-18 its. Teaa 2-3 it. Inshore South coast Belt 10-20 Sta ousts 2-4 offshore Ely 10-24 it a seas 2-5 it. International weather International judo Ramn a him us Job Htom Usa Miami Usa Moir Bial or York Usa Philadelphia Usa fort of 8paim Toronto Ca much Toft Usa Heather showers Publ sunny showers showers in pm today s Low 71 32 c 41 55 71 39 fax 46 45 70 41 45 5 c 13 c 22 c 4 c a c 7 c 21 c 5 c 7 c today s 87 60 75 84 49 63 71 88 52 70 High 31 c 16 c 24 c 29 c 9 c 17 c 22 c 31 c 11 c 21 c Paible. Of 6 . Outlook for the week 80i to 90i restaurant equipment for Sale food warmers e Coffee tables ice Cream unit with Remote compressor stainless steel serving table with refrigerator 4 Cash registers one 6 months old twin Jet juice dispenser Coffee percolators stainless steel trolleys salad servers with guard and shelving stainless steel preparation tables 5 stainless Sandwich unit with cooler deep fat Fryer 2 Burner Grille Burner South Bend stove 13 Burner Range Blodgett triple deck pizza oven with trays 13 compartment stainless steel sinks Commodore 40 car. Chiller no compressor Hobart 20 car. Chiller no compressor Berkley rotary meat Slicer i Hobart meat grinder bottle cooler Hamilton Beach 3 Speed mixer miscellaneous pots pans and other items chairs tables Etc. 82 Gallons electric water Heater new ice maker. 2 Orchard Road off old Road Kingston 5 phone office hours. Advertisers of can now reach us after office hours. Please Call our answering machine and leave your Mes sages. 92-29573 3be cleaner company of fit. . Box 40, 7 North Street Kingston. Read it in. She newspaper if e w

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