Back In The Day

1,000 youth wants work

1,000 youth wants work

Journal May 23, 1975 P7 Claim to fame endangered Majuro’s mild claim to fame, the existence of three Checker Limousines was rocked this past week in a local court action resulting in the sidelining of the vehicles under force of a temporary restraining order issued by district judge Kabua Kabua. The order was issued against […]

Kwaj-RMI basketball series

Kwaj-RMI basketball series

Journal 5/7/1976 P11 The Nite Life by Stoney Talking with my Australian buddy Geoff Clark who just came back from Australia, he was saying about the service on Air Nauru is really excellent, and they really using their motto, “We’ll fly you across the Pacific and give you the best service you ever come across.” […]

Marose makes history

Marose makes history

Journal 5/2/1974 P1 Will Tinian have a choice? With a plebiscite scheduled for June 17, and the choices being whether to forever become an American commonwealth or remain part of the Trust Territory, many islanders on Tinian feel they will be “forced” by voters on other islands in the Marianas to carry the military burden. […]

24/hr laundry saved bacon

24/hr laundry saved bacon

Journal 4/23/1976 P8 The Nite Life, Ain’t no good life, but it’s my life Friday last week I met a friend, he was here 5 years ago, he is Charley Lanzillotta, he was a Peace Corps Volunteer here in the Marshall District. One thing that really surprise me, was the zorries he was wearing. They […]

Jerre in control at MIHS

Jerre in control at MIHS

Journal 4/16/1976 P2 The Nite Life, ain’t no good life, but it’s my life By Stoney My friend Jim Duffy was really drunk last night when he came to the Reef, there’s one thing with Duffy, when he’s drunk you can’t understand what he talk about, like when he’s talking to you about fishing, and […]

BOMI’s best year ever

BOMI’s best year ever

Journal 4/11/1975 P13 Ponape Legislature approves salaries Ponape District Legislature passed a bill last week setting salaries for the lawmakers annually at $6,000 and $7,000 for the speaker. While legislature observers feel the bill has a good chance of being accepted by Distad Leo Falcam, Falcam’s number two man Bermin Weilbacher said the chances of […]

An amazing ‘dry’ season

An amazing ‘dry’ season

Journal 4/2/1976 P6 Working hard The Marshall Islands Nitijela is entering its third week of the 23rd Regular Session continuing a brisk and business like tenor with fully 119 pieces of legislation under consideration. Most significant of developments so far is the double resignations of Iroijs Albert Loeak and Joba Kabua, both of whom withdrew […]

Police report 47 thefts

Police report 47 thefts

Journal 3/19/1976 P7 The littlest district While most people are aware of the fact that in January 1977 Kusaie Island is slated to become a district, not as many may be aware of developments which lead to the designation of yet another district, the “Trust Territory Capital District.” The Congress of Micronesia reported it had […]