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Gleaner, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1959, Kingston, KingstonLargest circulation established 1834 threepence Myers Lime pro vol. Xxv. No. Jamaica August 1959. Sixteen pages Myers wharf is on Ere legislature s first meeting under new Constitution Jap insists on probe busta charges Manley with brushing aside Public opinion governor opens legislature this morning the government s decision on not to order a judicial enquiry into bogus voting and other election has been described by sir Alexander Leader of the As a aside of Public formalities for the opening Jamaica s newest legislation with Powers under a new Constitution giving the country full control Over its internal will be formally opened at 11 this by Oiver nor. Sir Kenneth Black Burne. The 21 members of the relative upper House sit with the 45 members of the souse of of a joint session in the legislative chamber at Headquarters House to hear the deliver his speech from the throne. Distinguished members of the Community will occupy the 46 seats in the strangers gallery inside the chamber which has been reduced More than half to provide adequate for the enlarged Mem Hershly of both houses. A further 124 will fee seated on the Verandah out Side the chamber in rows of seat facing North and South. They will be Able to follow the proceedings Over loud speakers connected to the phones inside the chamber. Last touches All Day yesterday workmen were putting finishing touches to the preparations for the opening ceremony. All the chairs which will seat members of both houses were put in the members lobby where a Hajj s will gather be fore being summoned to the Mas put in and a Battery of phones in stalled in front of the speaker s hair from where the governor will address the loudspeakers were attached also to Street poles on Duke Street to that the Public May follow the proceedings inside the chamber they Day s ceremonies will Beijing unofficially with the Anarch of the parties to head quarters House the the Hon Norman Manley will Lead pop members of the House from Sutton Street to chamber at 10.45. Sir Alexander trader of the. Opposition will Lead a party h s to head n a r the r s House from their Narv head quarters at 98 Duke Street. Ceremonies will begin officially when the governor arrives outside Headquarters House where he will inspect a guard of honour provided by the West India re tement the Jamaica military band will ii in attendance. Meanwhile members of the Council will assemble in the Council chamber and members of the House of representatives will gather in the members lobby. When the governor enters the he will direct the clerk of the legislature to summon s. When the clerk has done so. Mar s proceed to seats the on Page parliamentary secretaries swearing in three parliamentary messes Allan Kenneth Sterling and Winston Jones will be sworn in by the sir Ken Neth at King s House at 10 this morning or. Isaacs has been appointed parliamentary ministry of agriculture and or. Parliamentary ministry of Trade and and or parliamentary Secre ministry of communications and works sir Alexander said the instruction to the chief electoral officer to report on double voting in the elections would not uncover All the instances of false voting such As votes cast in the names of people who did not people who Are and people who were dead. The opposition Leader made his statement yesterday on the eve of the ceremonial opening at eleven o clock this morning of Jamaica s new and expanded legislature under the new by his excellency the sir Kenneth who will address the legislative coun cil and the House of representatives in joint session. Said sir Jamaica labour party will Only be satisfied with a Judi Cial headed by a whether a local one in Active service or one from that Means on Friday last week sir Alexander issued a demand on tile government for the setting up of an impartial commission of enquiry into the july 28 general election under a British and declared that members of his party in tended to Boycott meetings of the House until this demand is met. He did not repeat this threat in Bis agn Cui Day. The text of sir Alexander s statement notice in the gleaner to Day that or. Manley does not intend to have judicial in Quiry into the pop bogus voting. That Means that or. Manley has brushed aside not Only Public opinion in Jamal but in the West indies and other places easier than he would Brush a Fly off his coat. Said that he will set up instead a House commit tee to review the whole question of false vote no and to make the matter More ridiculous he will be bring ing the chief electoral of Fleer to state Bow Many double votes occurred. Is a ridiculous and in adequate approach to the pro because the chief elec toral officer would not be in position to say How Many thousands of people voted in the names of genuine voters who did not vote. Us Citrus team in us Parley gleaner special service August american Citrus Dele a x Tion which arrived in Bri Tain last week to seek the re Moval of quantitative tons on Dollar fruit restrict imports but will he be Able to say How Many thousands of bogus voters who voted in the names of those lying in the different cemeteries in Jamaica neither will he be Able to state the thousands of bogus voters who voted in the names of those abroad. Might know of course How Many people whose names appear in different polling but he would not meow who voted in those names. I when or Manley rated he would bring or. Royes to state the number of double voting which occurred he did Noi think of these other or if he thought of them he did not think it pro per at this time to mention or perhaps or. Manley believes that everybody s men on Page Ture experts tomorrow. The six Man headed by or. G. Chair Man of the Florida Citrus grow ers commission. Represents growers in Florida end Texas. Yesterday the delegation met officials from the foreign the colonial and other government depart ments at the Board of Trade. They will have farther talks at the Board of Trade end. A West indies Citrus Dele a headed by Deputy Federal prime or. Carl la Cormiere. Spent 10 weeks in the United kingdom recently trying to negotiate a Long term Price assistance scheme to protect the islands Trade from the threatened Competition in the British Market the delegation returned with a Broad outline of a five year plan to develop the Caribbean s Citrus Industry the plan hat yet to be accepted by the fed eral and unit governments. Work is proceeding apace on the new Honse of representatives building j n t across the Street from head quarters where the first session of the new legislature opens today. Work on the build ing began in May and la scheduled to be completed in floating Corpse mib body of a Man known Only As of a sixth Trench was taken from the sea at South Street yesterday evening. Or. Lloyd Ewan of 20 sixth Trench who works on the told the police that at about 7 on monday Byron visited him at Orange Street wharf where the Cayman a is docked. The dead Man wore a Cream Blue pants and Black shoes a water police launch Crew took the body from the sea. 18 murdered commission to Public Cut now or be curbed Phe water commission is asking the Public to or water consumption by in an Effort to Avert tace commission s enforcing restrictions at the end of the next Jen Days. The 10 provider tons can be a com Mission spokesman says a Appeal for Public co-operatio1 is being made by Means radio and press announcements commission regrets this the spokesman the situation is urgent our hand has been forced. How the restrictions Mig still not come into thi Public Are the ones to the drop9 he explains that at presen storage in the Hermitage dam is falling at a daily rate of to 7 million Gallons. Dai draw off from tha dam in million he am Only about 3 million Gallons Columbia. Aug. 25. Day Are flowing into the dam i its sources storage has eluding alien to 200 million Gallons the the flirt in h five and have murdered informed tha town from 243i million last week. Been to t Worth of meat from. Last year gleaner farm desk jew zealand exported Worth of meat to Jamaica last year. The meat producers association of that country regards this Island As an important and growing Market for its products. So or. John Over seas representative of the association told the gleaner yesterday. He said with the increasing Standard of living in Jamaica and the general rapid increase in new zealand sees continued expansion in their meat exports to this country. Shipments Are made to three main centres in the West in Dies Trinidad and Jamaica. Exports to Barbados and Trinidad Are transshipped to smaller islands and or. Mal Colm said there Are plans to Tran ship beef from King Stem to other West Indian islands. Asked if he thought local production of beef would re Duce Trade with new or Malcolm said statistics show it is highly with the increasing consumption of beef per person in Jamaica. Or Malcolm is on a tour of the West indies and is accompanied by or e j new zealand Trade commissioner for the West and mrs. Malcolm. Yesterday the party made a Courtesy Call on the Hon. Wills minis ter of Trade and Industry. Or Malcolm leaves the is land today for Cut in and no rate the use of water will be restricted to Domestic he said. It is emphasized that for voluntary Cut m consumption to be it must be Doni immediately. In the commission s Well Jet to supplement its source two Wells have been bored a tests will begin within a week in the scheme for an Overall water Supply being prepared by a him of representatives of which recently ended a Survey is expected to ready tobacco strike May end today p of the b and j b Machado tobacco com Pany arc expected to resume work this morning following the creation yesterday afternoon of the ministry of labour of n formula to end th6 strike strike which up to ves term no listed eleven Fil i rued the dismissal of i worn m worker who it inns ill eyed a is found in Possession of wifi Fri t is the n n client pcs Irr a in t Doi s not require rec a pungent of the dismissed worker until ii court Csc no asst her h is been derided follow or which Mother conference to teen the workers Union and the run gement Hlll to called it the ministry of in Bour a Villi of the formula gleaner gets specimens ballot counter oils without voters numbers cleaner political reporter reports Are widespread that a Largo number of ballots polled in the recent general elections had been attached to counter oils bearing no voters numbers. Samples of such counter oils reached the gleaner this week and can indicate either carelessness on the part of pre siding or collusion in the polling of bogus votes or Osmond chief electoral asked to comment on the practice of Pic Mai numbers on ballot Counti a fails said that if numbers were left off on one or Tuo counter fails this i could be considered i advert but in the Case where Many numbers were left off of one station the matter could be Condo cred serious part Trular re Are from the North Western constituency of St. Where the Hon. Allan Defeated or. Herbert Eldemore in the general election the ballot numbers Are no no 01263. No 01279. No. 01289. No. 01279. No 01285 to no no 01005 to no 01068. No 01301 to no. 01305. No 01202 to no 01204. Only six of 87 counter oils which of Orr in a number of on 6 had voters numbers inscribed no 01203 no no 01304. No and no no 01301 True Oil Jwon of num hours from the r by the Golf aver non to be cons Nirison of ballots were polled for which there were no corresponding voters or Royes. The chief elec toral has been asked to investigate the matter under tha representation of the people Law and regulations made under that Law. Presiding officers Are required to initial each ballot handed to a voter and to write on the counter foil of the properly in Tantod ballot the Enns eruptive number riven to the elector in the poll Book after the elec Toi has voted the counter foil is detached and discarded in the particular instance of the St James polling station Tho received by the gleaner week prove that this was not done in Many first aces it that Fra Ion red Man in space bid during Khorosh trip expected r aug. Ussia is Likely to try to a Man into orbit around the Earth while or. Nikita Khrushchev is to the United states next the United states army s chief of space Medicine said Here. Or. Hubertus German born head of the school of aviation medi Cine at Randolph air Force base. Said he expected the russian attempt to be made cur ing the soviet Leader s to Gam the full propaganda Benefit or Strughold made the prediction during a panel discussion at the Nevada state medical association convention. Banana Fertility Cost up gleaner farm desk was an increase of Over in expenditure under the banana soil Fertility of Thall Island banana growers association for the year 1958-1959. Over the period March 1957 to april the programme was responsible for the expenditure of while Over the corresponding period from 1958 to 1959 was the programme allows for expenditure to Farmers who use fertilizers on their banana cultivations. Subsidies Are Given to encourage the use of manure As a Way of building the Industry. An Atiga source said recently the programme had shown an increase each year since its inception some seven years but this year s increase was the largest. The increased use of fertilizers is attributed mainly to the general Low condition of banana lands and the Conse quent poor returns from unfertilized plantations. Importers of Jamaica Bana Nas report that the Quality of jamaican bananas is much below its level of the pre War years. Probes hear expert gleaner farm desk the banana commission of enquiry held a Pri vate session yesterday at Headquarters House. The ses which lasted a few hours was held to seek technical advice from or. W. N. Cito geneticist of the Imperial College of tropical agriculture. At the enquiry or. Sim monds discussed the present search for new varieties and the Progress being made in banana Breeding on Industrial relations Survey Glennor August professor c c .1 British lab urites Gnu Nise free aug. 25 the labour party today id that when it returns to Power it will abolish the in Horros patients that have been med on Britain s ret i Calth Cirvice since it was launched 1948 at present each briton con to Buti s one shilling the Rost of in Erical pc Scop lion incl part of the Cost of false spectacles and Kingston venue 1962 Jamaica accepts carib games Jamaica govern ment has accepted the invitation from the organizing committee of the Central american and Caribbean games to hold the ninth games in in Jamaica. This invitation was formally accepted by the minister of housing and social Hon. Or. Glendon in a Cable to or. Herbert Mac president of the West indies olympic who is at in or. Logan s Cable reads Maica accepts with pleasure invitation that Kingston should be venue for games Stop convey Best wishes West in Dies team pan am games or. Macdonald is in Chi Cago attending a meeting of the organizing committee of the Central american and Caribbean games which will begin today. He will read or. Logan s Cable accepting the invitation when the meeting be gins. Also attending this meeting is or. Benny a president of the a olympic association. Jamaica has participated All except the first and third games from 1926 to an at the meeting of the ing committee which was held Jamaica earlier this de peace Wreh honour pledge by. President. Adenauer firm As Ike visit nears West aug. B5 j West German Chancellor Konrad Ade Nauer is almost certain to restate to presi Dent Eisenhower his opposition to any regional disarmament such As atom free or thinned out zones or freezing of forces when he meets the. President on thursday president Eisenhower flying directly to Bonn begin his hectic series o. Top level talks with Ameri Ca s Western allies in pre aug. 25 president Eisenhower said today that in his with Western leaders he will ple de America s Devotion to peace honour and Parathion for his history meeting with russian pre Mier Nikita Knish be next month. Observers Here say Adenauer feels that in Kuron Illy limited disarmament Pla should be made to hold 1962 games in one of thi smaller territories. It was then suggested that Kingston be the Host City. The proposals were Consi dered by both the Jamaica ant West indies olympic associations. A steering committee is to be set up to work out the de tails of Cost accommodation and other matters affect ing the holding of the games. Passport trouble Lafr. Albert should have been on a migrant flight to lon Don yesterday. When he arrived at Palisades air immigration authorities told him his passport years was in valid hurriedly he nailed a cab and sped off for Kingston. After two hours. The Boac charter flight left without him. Eighty one passengers were on the plane. Sugar yield records in by. Guiana aug. 22 last year was a year or in Industrial lon Don school of arrived today to make a Pirvey of hers Rie will interview Trade Union Man Bremen of Uriah the Promise of a return to free health service we made in labour health policy state mint one of a Ktona prepared in for the next general which been via Ely More for october. Strenuous Progress and achieve ment for the group s sugar is states the annual report for 1958 of Booker Mcconnell and rated of London. Reviewing the sugar operations of the group during year report notes tha acceptable profits were obtained and this was due to the Suc Cess of management and work people controlling improving efficiency and increasing production. The estates for which bookers Are responsible produced tons of an increase of tons Over the previous year s record. This increase was mainly one to the increase in acreage reaped although the previous year s yield of sugar per acre 8.66 tonal maintained and in deed slightly bettered. Given Normal conditions which none could guarantee there was a Good sugar crop 1959 in British Guiana Tho report states of All factors affecting the growth of sugarcane in Bri Tish per haps the most important in after a six year problem of excess there now came a period of water Short age a scientific definition of irrigation require ments of Cane was being undertaken to such water As was available to used to Best advantage would involve de Facto discrimination against w e s Germany and would be thi beginning of a split Between West Germany and its allies. Advocate the 83-year-old Chancellor also is expected to stand Forth As an advocate of understanding prance s problems a gesture for the France West Germany Alli Ance which he believes essential american policy in Europe or. Adenauer s advisors reportedly want urn to steer Clear of relations Between West Germany and marred by the distrust of British intentions. The Chancellor s main constructive suggestion on East West relations is expected to be that general controlled Dis armament should be the key reaper pachment. Or. Adenauer talks with president Eisenhower Are expected to occupy at least three hours on thursday morning takes off for London and cushions there. In the president Wev spend a Long weekend of talks with British leaders before going on to will spend a night at bal moral Scotland As guest of the Queen and sir Winston Churchill Fly to in Mon from the French Riviera to meet him on Sun Day. In his talks with British the president is expected to give top priority to the worsening situation in the indo China country of Laos the us. And Britain been close in following the fighting be tween laotian government forces and communist rebels. Red Jagan under fire gleaner British Guiana correspondent aug. Come political and Trade onion leaders lashed out at or. Cheddie Jagan a Appeal for a mandate from the people to raise a development loan from Russia. The Trade Union Council or. Rupert Tello must have been some sort of behind the scenes negotiations either with Russia or russian that or Jav Gan should be so confident of obtaining 100 million dollars from Russia. He said it was unfair to ask of unemployed and underemployed workers for a mandate. Former people s Progress he party or. Edward Beharry said or. Jagan i Aid from Russia proposal is a de liberate attempt to fool the masses. Is Only interested n one thing changing Bri Tish colonialism into russian or. Beharry said or. A Gan s idea of casing pm Mcc name fourteen for i tour aug. 25 Tihe. Party to tour the West indies this Winter was announced today As p. B. H. May m. C. Cowdrey d. Allen k. V. Andrew ringtone e. R. Dexter t. Greenhough r. Niin Worth Shire g. Pullar m. K. J. Smith j b. Stath am r. Subba Row r. Swetman f. S. Trueman one or possibly two fast bowlers will be selected at the of the season depend ing upon the form and fitness of the candidates. The 14 players named com prise six batsmen May Smith and Subba two All rounders Illingworth and two fast bowlers Trueman and two spinners Greenhough and and two wicketkeeper Swetham and Andrew. There Are two surprises David the 23 year old Gloucestershire off spinner who is in his first full season of first class and Keith the 29 year old Northamptonshire wicket keep who faded from the inter National scene after the tour of the tour selectors have banked on All 14 olay on Page Gilchrist wants to be pakistani gleaner special service August sacked West indies fast Bowler Roy Gilchrist in reported in London to be applying for Pakistan nationality. Gilchrist is quoted As say is still All a Little undecided. First problem is my wife. She would like to go Back to the West indies. I have to wait until next month to find what happens about my application for Pakistan National the reason Why Gilchrist wants to change his nation he wants to get Back into test Cricket. Could Gilchrist play for Pakistan against the West in the rules for test Aid Down by the Imperial Cricket state that once a player has played for any country he not afterwards be eligible to play in test match against that country without the consent of to governing body traffic plan for system sought at a meeting the Sac decided to Tevita three English firms to submit within 30 Complete in Homes for an Overall traffic ight system for the City and suburbs at the meeting a special committee was appointed to invite the firms the names i 11 a Vilf Liht lilt uc11mu3 ploy ment with of which naw not been Dos. Loans is not and in vate capital must be attracted. Is and the faster he realizes this and Stop behaving like an irresponsible political the quicker the Conn try will move he said. Of Page laugh it off closed to Send to Kingston traffic engineers to prepare schemes for traffic lights at about 60 Points listed by the Sac in consultation with the police special consideration will be Given Cross Road and South Parade the committee will study the engineers reports and make a selection from then red sub san Diego menace California t know but i wish you would t follow it such a Dis 25 Art Mienl Herbert g hop Woolf said that thai 400 comr Umit stand ready to attack through. Out the world Tho must Here Kirthen ability to Hack. Aram in h r n. Mint r n chief of o is r c in f

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