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Cables and Telegrams:  STEVE KINGSTON
P.O. Box 241, Kingston, Jamaica, B.W.I.
C. P. Stephenson
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• Swift & Company
• Swift Canadian Co. Limited
• Libby, McNeill & Libby
• Ogilvie Flour Mills Co., Ltd.
• H. R. Napp Limited (London)
and other firms.
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62-64 KING ST.
PHONE 3074  KINGSTON.
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machine function the first five years (to 1949).  Following the announcement, he went to England for new orders.

MAY:  Ten years talk of local industries crystallized in a "Buy Jamaican" Campaign sponsored by Jamaica Manufacturers' Association.  Week-long pageantry was highlighted by beauty queens from the parishes and industrial floats.

JUNE:  Jamaica received signal honour when native son Harold Egbert Allan was elevated to knighthood and invited to Buckingham Palace to receive the accolade from H.M. the King.

AUGUST:  At World Olympics young Jamaican giant Arthur Wint was first to raise the Union Jack by winning the coveted 400-m. race, with his compatriot Herb McKenley running second.  Between them and the rest of the Jamaica team, pin-point-size "Paradise Island" was brought into glorious repute among the big nations of the world.

SEPTEMBER:  Two-gun killer Ivanhoe (Rhigin) Martin was shot at Lime Cay in a gun duel with the police.  Escaped convict, he dashed up a one-man terror wave across the city, had the police hunting for six weeks during which he killed a detective, a woman, wounded seven, included a cop.

AUGUST:  Prime Minister W. A. Bustamante returned from England to receive a historic welcome.  Over 60,000 people of all political hues turned out to welcome him.  Nobody had ever seen a bigger crowd, more band-blaring, parading, glad-shouting and spectacular hero-worshipping.

OCTOBER:  Haitian footballers made goodwill tour;  played All-Jamaica, got licked (2-1).
• W.I. cricketers left for tour of India.
• Barbados Executive Councillor Grantley Adams defended Br. Colonial System before UN Trusteeship Council and took a dig at the Reds.  His speech met with mixed reception:  applause from the English press, boos from W.I. socialists.

NOVEMBER:  Jamaica was host to two world-famed artists:  Singer Paul Robeson, Pianist Hazel Scott.  Robeson created record when he gave a free concert at Kingston Race Course and drew an estimated crowd of 55,000.  Miss Scott became first celebrity artist to give an open air concert at Sabina Park.

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38  SPOTLIGHT, DECEMBER, 1948.
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