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Enemanet Express down

Enemanet Express down

Journal 10/1/1973 P9 Phone update The telephone system will be completed around November 1, 1973. A total of 98 phones will be installed, 47 of these will be used by the administration and the hospital. A few will be used by key men in the Trust Territory government, such as the Distad. The remainder will […]

Innovation was Neal’s calling card

Innovation was Neal’s calling card

GIFF JOHNSON Neal Skinner, who developed EZ Price Mart into one of Majuro’s most successful businesses after starting out selling goods on outdoor tables, died this past weekend in the United States after an extended battle with cancer. He was 68. Neal sailed into Majuro in 1979 on his yacht Snowdrop, working first with Kirt […]

Coconut Cup set for April

Coconut Cup set for April

Journal 2/19/1973 P8 China joins UN mission The 1973 United Nations Visiting Mission is presently wrapping up its tour of Truk District. This mission, which has already been to the Marshalls and Ponape was joined by the highest-ranking Chinese at the UN — Tang Ming-chao, Under Secretary General for Trusteeships and Decolonization Affairs. This should […]

Fondly remembering Billy Roberts

Fondly remembering Billy Roberts

GIFF JOHNSON The city of Liverpool’s greatest claim to fame is it gave birth to the music phenomenon known as The Beatles in the 1960s. Fortunately for the Marshall Islands, the world’s most famous rock band wasn’t Liverpool’s only asset. Who could have predicted that when British electrical engineer William F. “Billy” Roberts stepped off […]