Umpire John get a scholarship

L. D. Roberts
Date Published: 
Jamaica Gleaner

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Jan. 17:

UMPIRE Carlton John, at present one of the umpires in the colony game between Trinidad and India, has been awarded a one-year physical education scholarship by the Education Department.

He is expected to leave for the United Kingdom in August to start his course in September.

Thirty-eight-year-old John is an assistant teacher at the Tranquility Boys' Government Intermediate School, of which he is an old boy.

He played first-class football for Maple, current TAFA champions as full-back up to 1947. He also represented them in intermediate cricket in the Bonanza series.