CPS colossi who strode the halls of Daytona

CPS colossi who strode the halls of Daytona

by 28 August, 2010 0

By Steve A. Morrell The Ceylon Planters’ Society (CPS) since about 1936 had its nerve center at ‘Daytona’ in Ampitiya, Kandy. That was where CPS history was made, where planters mapped their strategies to joust with and sometimes overwhelm their managers ensconced in the Colombo Fort offices of the so-called Agency Houses. Daytona was a […]

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Ceylon Planters Society turns 72

Ceylon Planters Society turns 72

by 19 September, 2008 0 , ,

Taming incessant slopes of the Western Hills. By Steve A. Morrell The Ceylon Planters’ Society (CPS) turns 72 this year. By any yardstick an achievement of tenacious survival amidst the various vicissitudes faced by Planters. Some have scoffed at its traditional approach to advances in technology, but it can not be gainsaid that the contribution […]

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