Mr. Steele

Arusha Bank Manager ~1958

Name ID 1663

See also

Sadleir, Randal Tanzania, Journey to Republic
Page Number: 210a
Extract Date: 1958

the Arusha Club

I joined the Arusha Club and played for the rugby football and cricket teams. Bowling off-spinners, I once took a hat trick that culminated in the dismissal of my bank manager Mr Steele with a ball that bounced twice. The club's Chagga barman, Coleman, was a great character who kept secret medicines for members suffering from hangovers and took tops off beer bottles with such an elegant flourish that they invariably hit the ceiling with a cheerful thud.

Extract ID: 4389