National Geographic : 1954 Mar
Jamaica Welcomes Queen Elizabeth onHer World Tour Visiting theLegislature inKingston, Elizabeth II and theDuke ofEdin burgh heard theSpeaker, C.C.Campbell (inwig), extend a"loving and sin cere welcome." Mr. Camp bell also expressed grati tude toGreat Britain foi constitutional reforms representing avital ad vance ontheroad toself government for1,500,000 Jamaicans. The island hasanelected House ofRepresentatives of32members, aLegisla tive Council (Upper House) of15,and anEx ecutive Council of11 (page 344). Wide World 4'Power Shovel Scoops Rich Bauxite In1942 Jamaica discov ered that redearths inthe center oftheisland were approximately 50percent aluminum ore. Easily ac cessible, theearth needs only tobedug from open cuts, asinthis property of Reynolds Jamaica Mines, Ltd. This cutmeasures about 40feet indepth. Ore is shipped toCorpus Christi, Texas, forprocessing (page 347).