Entertainment For The Visiting Footer Team By J.F.A.

Date Published: 
1935-12-23
Source: 
Jamaica Gleaner

On the arrival, of the visiting Trinidad football team this morning the visitors will be met on board at Port Royal by several members of the Jamaica Football Association and members of the Reception Committee.

Following the arrival of team an official luncheon will be given in their honour by the Association at the Y.M.C.A. at which His Worship the Mayor, the Hon. H. A. L. Simpson, O.B.E., will be present and will extend to the visitors a welcome to the city.

During the stay in the island the visitors will be honorary members of the Kingston, Melbourne and the Springfield Clubs. Bathing and boating moonlight parties, as well as motor car excursions are also being arranged by the Council of the J.F.A. for their entertainment.

Through the courtesy of Mr. Audley Morais, General Manager of the Jamaica Theatres Ltd., the visiting players will be given free passes to any or all of the theatres during their stay in the island.

To the usual Xmas season and other dances of the Y.M.C.A. the Trinidadian footballers will be the special guests.

As a close to the fine arrangements for the entertainment of the visitors, Mr. W. J. Palmer, President of the Jamaica Football Association, and his daughter, Miss Palmer, will be giving an "At Home" at their residence on the 9th of January, at which His Excellency the Governor and Lady Denham will be the chief guests.

Arriving Early

The Colombia is expected to dock at Messrs. Lascelles deMercado's wharf between 7.30 and 8 a.m., and members of the Reception Committee who are able to meet the team on arrival are requested to obtain passes for going on board the Colombia from the secretary of the Jamaica Football Association who will be on the dock, Those whose time will not permit their being present at the wharf are asked to meet the team at Sabina Park at 4.30 in the afternoon.