50 years ago: Holiday visitors beginning to arrive

In the Nov. 30, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, Bodden Town correspondent Haig Bodden wrote:

“The influx of holiday visitors to this district has started. Home after a visit to the U.S. is Miss Blossom Berry. Home from Costa Rica is Miss Beulah Carter. It is a coincidence that Beulah arrived by plane on the same day as her brother Delmar who has come in from his job in the U.S. for the Christmas season.

“The Christmas Season is always marked by the reunion of members of a family and it is anticipated that hordes of other visitors will arrive before Christmas Eve.

“Cable & Wireless (W.I.) Ltd. must be congratulated on the installation of a call box at Bodden Town. It is definitely a step forward for us. It is hoped that the day will soon come when a house to house telephone system will be established here as well, as in the rest of the island.”

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