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RMI supports passport sales

RMI supports passport sales

Journal 5/19/1975 P1 Ebeye police train The Ebeye Police Department recently completed a Police Training Academy in which 32 officers received special training under the direction of Larry Bunch, an employee of the Range Operations Coordination Division of Kwajalein Missile Range. The program was set up and coordinated by Bunch and Sato Maie, Chief of […]

Zackios, Short sign Compact of Free Association

Zackios, Short sign Compact of Free Association

Journal 5/2/1975 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 here on Tinian feel they will be “forced” by voters on other islands in the Marianas to carry the military […]

Don’t mess with the prosecutor’s wife!

Don’t mess with the prosecutor’s wife!

Journal 4/18/1975 P4 Suva Conference wants US to halt interference in Marianas The Conference for a Nuclear Free Pacific which adjourned in Suva, Fiji last week plans to ask the United Nations to determine if the separatist Marianas District plebiscite scheduled to be held in June is a “legitimate” act of self-determination. The group said […]

1992 Jaluit honor roll

1992 Jaluit honor roll

Journal 4/11/1975 P1 Blue Shirts beginning delivery Trans Atoll Service Corporation (TASC) is in the process of delivering on one of its stated goals — lower prices for Marshall Islands consumers through cooperative buying. The first part of an order totaling in the neighborhood of $250,000 has arrived in the district center and individual TASC […]

RMI passport seller charged

RMI passport seller charged

Journal 4/4/1975 P1 Tokwa seated as Neylon gives her blessing A major crisis has apparently subsided within the Marshall Islands District Legislature with the seating last week of Tokwa Tomeing. The controversy began with a complaint by Leroij Neylon Loeak that Tokwa did not have the right to the seat since she was the principal […]

Portable Solar Oven

Portable Solar Oven

Journal 5/02/1975 P7 Marshalls’ Legislature Finishes a Nice Session The Marshall Islands’ Nitijela, characterized in its 1974 regular session as a separatist legislature fraught with tension and momentous statements has completed its recent 1975 session in a much more temperate fashion, a fashion possibly suited to the rather hectic pace of change occurring generally throughout […]

AMI, council work together on diving Bikini

AMI, council work together on diving Bikini

Journal 3/28/1975 P2 Airport land The Trust Territory Government paid private landowners $160 per acre a year for airport land. Length: 25 years, renewable, with price subject to renegotiation. P7 Murder charge in Majuro In what has been dubbed the first murder trial in the Marshals, Alex (Namar) Milne has been charged with first degree […]

Carl has his day in court

Carl has his day in court

Journal 3/21/1975 P7 Ebeye seeks help from Congress Businessmen in Ebeye are seeking help from the Congress of Micronesia to help solve their shipping problems. According to Ebeye Chamber of Commerce president James Milne, shipments to Ebeye from Japan are now transshipped or air freighted from Majuro. “We have been asking for direct service, but […]