50 years ago: Three births and other arrivals

West-bay-50-years-finalIn the March 9, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, West Bay correspondent Leila Yates wrote:

“Mr. and Mrs. Livingston Powery are the happy parents of their first child, a daughter born on the 3rd. Weight 7 1/2 pounds.

“Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Powery became the happy parents of a son on the 4th.

“Mr. and Mrs. Reeves Powery are happy to have a daughter on the 2nd. Weighing 8 1/2 pounds.

“News has been received that Mr. Chesley Ebanks fell from a place on board a ship and received injuries to his leg. He was sent to the hospital and wrote to say he hopes to be out soon and will be coming home.

“Messrs. Elsworth Ebanks and Eddie Ebanks arrived on the 3rd from the U.S. Elsworth had been there for some time, Eddie went to renew his permanent visa.

“Miss Joyce Ebanks left on the 5th to resume studies at the U.C.H. where she is in training as a nurse.

“The ‘Vivia G.’ and the ‘Adams’ arrived at the weekend with a good catch of turtle.

“Master Baxter Curtis Rivers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Baxter C. Rivers Jr., recently celebrated his third birthday at his home in Port Neches, Texas. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Baxter Rivers Sr. of West Bay.”