Windward Islands' opinion

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Title:
Windward Islands' opinion
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v. : ; 31 cm.
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English
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Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
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Dates or Sequential Designation:
v. 1- July 1, 1959-

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,. bcpu.er" of St. Naarten, hard worker, son, husband, fm3,
b o..- -.. ,

ib 1t forced to work -hard ever day for eilht and a hz.lfC t u
e and ..sle-a.es (fll.4?', fl.5--., and fl.6.-

eAi ones er min him (mother, wife, children, sweetha

4of ^-e^e.asy thdi4 of life, .and even thotzg-
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.forced to see his darling
'*walk the streets barefeel
bher or sister do without
needs so 1adly.
,he suffers, he knows that
tEthy, and Deputy Lilton
he has elected to repress
.have had their sRries ii
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, Sr. the U-shool here -~wva. i a
ship ae study in Araiba, --ehre ,he a
prove the A. f' 'Veerschool, and from the
oliti- start proved himself to be a goo -'
ard Is- In thbe examination fhich took p4i Ok
the June 29, Hipolite came ntnber one
res- When the Inspector of Education Mr. Pi.Te
Sprokel read off "his marks he got a wel.
S deserved ovatifn. This boy from the"Rock"
i had received three eights, four nines aiid/
two tens. His report was 'one of the best
ever to be received in the Netherlands
Antilles. "
little In Aruba Ii.polite resides with!his aunt
ted, and his MUs. Emina Vfilson of San.Nicolas.
that newr He has won a scholarship to study in
Holland, but before going to Hollaind, -he
Deputy --willspend some time with his parents-
Peters (the here.
ent his in- The Windward Islandst Opinion congratu-
ncreased by lates his parents and wishes Hipolitg con-
.600)-- per tinued success in-his higher-studies.


; And this retroactive to Jan.l, 1958,
.that they will collect over fl 6000.-
7, for doing nothing, while he who
day and every day cannot even col-
"red" cent,
n even free to "air his views" for
iat the little he has may be taken a-
i him, by the "Powers that be".
1I. Ltabourer" of St. IMaarten should
Bry bitter man, and maybe our readers a-
iBy belieire that he is. But this is
fall true, in spite of the wrongs done
' and injustices' and hardships vrich
ers;.-he is kind, loving and cheerful.
nio malice or hatred in his heart -
Scases he places his troubles at the
t the cross", and trust -in God to show
f ways
s and years, he has hoped and'hoped,
would change for the better, but
for hnim, they become worst;
'pite of it.all he is still silent, and
ldho are close to him are now wondering;
LONG -T /MLL II D E ABLE TO SUFFER IN

-peaCe loving attitude; for his abili.
fer in silent for his faith in God;
love fcr and concern about those for
provide; he has been selected by
Islands' Opinion as the.

ISLANDS' mAI OF THE 1IETjK


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George Springer says...

PIANS UNDERJAY FOR CARNIVAL IN ANGUIA'
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Within the .next b ks our sister'
island, Anguilla, will record an histori-
cal event when for the first time the' Mad
SMonarch "King Carnival"- will be enthroned,
for h-days reign.
SIt is quite natural that so much interest
is being stimulated in these celery atioms
and also that Anguillians and other in-
habitants are anxiously' looking forward
to this grand- spectacle/ as it is knoar
that the Islandts rec reationl facilities
are somewhat limited.


EXCURSION TIPS


It is .understood that-mary people w
leave St. Itirtin and St. Thomas for'
Carnival and that boats from A uitA
make excursion trips to' St. Kitth a
baby other neighboring islands, ga,
.enable all interested perso -s to p.ri
pate in the many events. 1it is aji
stood that an Anguillian who-e
the UiSLA. S as organ:ised apa'i"
to Angitll -;
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onatge y "Cari ieen, followed, ba os- hitS and there talks
'iued troupe, irnld amfesgerders (Ina s, but however the'-
;Ing children) steelbands, etc. Two hours aF r~aig t~ e der of fi
1wrds8, t he Quecein w1i2 lead a Pageairtcg bro g pling tieghter and
.the st.eets, before a C~arnival all takes pl8ce. an fp the rest of te
The celebrations will 0rl on Tuesday 8th Agt The stiff pitching of the |
with Open Day Canil. gave the -Dodgers same rtnal
and win as he 7qx gave n a
OfTI FANS 6SUCCESS in four innings. The tf
e s s C d the Caterpillars blaste '
The success .0. this Ca3mival depends very scoring 11 runs to go oh ::e i
much "on the cooeration'rhich the Angui a Tnning pitcher was .o
'Catihr 1 Camittee irill receive from business the loser.Isik Peters nwhoiae
.places, indivit.als and all who arewilling to Jinma Peters.


give ofa their 7r.lo. -neartea support
Deing an opti~icst, I am of the opinion that
the Carnival is --:oing to be such a ripping
-succsS t.iat-the Committee willbe encouraged
to Iaka it an a~nnal attraction.
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Snci^AUE fCTRIlESS TOrED TITO IIARBOUR

id ON CO ADfD
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O1 g8afL July 6the, the launch _ChoColate
;. q. P s .isen drifting at the South-East
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2ateO ii ftkie dayr it was ri-
anc : hwas -e-~'
ia wnt a to~ ].-aMa
,: U wer so the zyane.
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On Sunday the 9th., the fariOi
the Dodgers starting out'Tre 6
the Y.,,.S.C. at French Q1riw.
SThe Dums took off to. a
up to the tird inning a-nd.itt'i
as if they were ready to w~t
out cf second place.. IhBtibhe'
possessing a touch of the'.f
ning spirit came back a :-I -
fourth, four in the fifthi.-
sixth inning to lead the gi
Pitcher H. Scaot, wiho bo:
Philips in the third, h Pii.
keeping the bases cleai. '
The Dodgers threatene :iJ
th but only succeeded in ,e
across the plate.
Thp game ended -18or t
boys. .
The winner was. H '
twelve batters and B.
the loss


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EL fortune can make nm quail
Sill is strong and his courage high,
.always fit .for another try.

Wt expect by a single stride
Sthe front; he is satisfied
ryday his level best,
t-he future take care of the rest.

Wl believe hets held donm by the boss
Ik and not favour, that "gets across,"
4lotto is this: Vlhat another man
pi able to handle, I surely CALl."
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Jan .who sticks has the sense to' see
larke himself what he wants- to be,
Wf with his coat and pitch right in -
Sman who ticks cant help by w' I 1 1


The night sky the stars, the poon?-,
The sun that interrupts none too soeDt?-
The movement of a'little'fish'A taiL?
The ebb and flow which never fail?. '
In the sky, the sea, -and on the land,
The perfect poetry from God's own handi

The sway in a young girlIs walk?
The music in a small childis talk?
The sunbeams fine threads of gold?
His poetry has the wondrous story told.
What is there for mere man to tell?
The Poet-God has rhymed it well


-Augustine Peterson-


THE LITTLE PEN


DON T QUIT


iJngs go wrong as they sometimes will,
N:road you're trudging seems all up hill.
SSunds are low and the debts are high,
Plant to smile, but you have to sigh.
re is pressing you down a bit,
r':ou must, but don't you quit.
igueer with ita twists and turns,
$mne of us sometimes learns.
* a failure turns about
igLht have wdn had he stuck it out;
jve. up. though the pace seems slow -
r succeed with another blow.
Ais failure turned inside out-
/e tint of the clouds of doubt.
enrer can tell how close you are,
near when it seems so far*
oei fight when you're hardest hit -
~th ~gs seem worst that you must not quit
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'efmc- 'et t,:is we k.ow-
%Fw us we.


Mightier than the sword, the little gen
Behind it the heart and hands of men.
Zola's pen wrote- in Dreyfus' cause,
And proved his treason but a fai-ce,
It wrote to defend the innocent,
And made his mighty accusers relent.

That vicious rumor, is it true?
Let it' stay between God and you.
Accuse not a man, his Wife or )Mther i
Dear always in mind: he has no other
The words you write, they will remain
To evoke joy, sorrow o pain,.

"How did you use your heart, hand n?
This question will be asked .in, tl
You may then answer with a .l_. :, .
"I wrote on3y of things '-i t'*.
Youl' have no troble- to get .
Thanks to the mighty, little

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inocks :Ie awe and sahtf- t of -biq; 't
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blocks. The grass that whispers ~ 'in rdptl.* 4?
The song that's it -the aci's ~i
Lnnot fail; The soothing a loved oneS


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th ttwzw 8w-s a-h mon to .. it wth. We wisthwrough t
T i r a' -very strong ten. peal to -the autt
ing0 aren'ti that the chi ren Sometbing about t
wer RIG .Ets year as punri.e before it shoul&d.e
meant -, S tb mao ity of the po- ttiaffic accaden. -
PIe Y betagainst the

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I^^L^^lgial ^ft *the l :ow .
ear t r V aI

idnt --Leopold S. S ngor
1L S interest in African literatire
-of the continent. This becain
of rucb f his writings and was
i% s books 'articles and transla -.

o.Zok, was a delegate to the first'
congress of liegro writers Wand
is, France, which cu-lhati.ti
of the Societe Africanine De,
its U.S. affiliate, The American
African Gultire) ijn which he:hqa .
chairman of the executive ca~miattee
recent visits to Africa he raitewod
r.tances and established new friendr-
se countries' included' Ghania Nip-
Iabft, Senegal, Ivory Coast
SSiefrf Lehe, SLiberia, Togo, Tunisias
s USavllei), Congo (Leopoldville) and


t Sghor invited him to Daka in
S1960 to the inauguration of the Unrdk
-of Daka and he was the President' 's
InI last April at the Senegales in-
celebration.
r 1960, Cook attended the Nt#ezi an
snce celebration at Lagos, and in
1961 he lectured on the African novel
stitch DEtudes Congolaises in

a married and has two sons. He is
&~ doctorate degree in Romance
and has studied in Paris and Hava-.

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O SATURDAY JULY 22, 1961.

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ThrouGh this medium.we Wt..sh'. tc.
thank the many persons who in ~y~
way helped us during tbe death ';.
our beloved father:; :
ULRI3 C00TANTAC T : 0t:?;
who departed t his life on Jui
27, 1961.
'Ou r. sincere' thanks to the f.B-
ing: Doctor anm& nurses of 'tbhe.io.
got Hospital, .the Rev,. 1io ad-< e
many friends and rela.tijOe
Son-in-law, .aughtt and a.SZttd-
child' ren

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vey A sh ioe te,- began.-
.Pre*IAi the g a lt'aae earns t
f our.e o per 4I A
The sees -C ty6wo and
a half Soayt to iev oamme per ha W obr
Overtime and~time anr a .ba2U.;are not known;
to these men. VTi le thoss ii the other islands
receive iot. less than ne, guildes er hour,
.The rshore-maaiQi e are & bout the
worse off, for they i64 evein know whether
they are working -for 'i or' ten cent. Above-
all it is aii offence evpn to ask what yoUmare
worlid fe, or i; you m. most likely. you
T7ll be fired.
It is not isuprisirk to Iknow that aplj. these
depliable aniditions aeist under none other
than, she "PHotectUo art the Poor."
Ibg good' geri6laai n if Deputy -of Puiblic.
works.- He and His h1so control'the Waterfrorrt
and various businesses as well as all the
agenQUw.
Tth these facs in view one can see v .
the orking. smr are so. lweeny "PROTECTED1.
r;3PCceetori u~til aforesaid conditions
aree e @a irovedy iW can oinly say y
protetic~ oa are. an-y tending to.deceive.

S(Gigi) A, Fleming.


be'iht "alq
if s&sme pflaM i

lhkt'ms a rt scangenr
',ar suc-h thiz*s ? *I
all lies. that I have
aEc him he xwl da-' de t ,
You could be right,
bought .at a higher price'. ,





N. W I. WA. N .'.

By J. F. York .

4,.
Result of tlee Electi

President
ViLprcsident -
Gen. Secretary
Treasurer
Recorder
Assist.Secretary
Chadpl ln
Wardens


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cers will take place -
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e are very happy to have the Wodds' with us at our last met d
t-iey enjoyed their stay in Aruba. ,
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MRS. CHRISTINE FLANDERS RETUITS

Bown social worker and organizer Mrs. Chrisr tine Eanders, returned to
ew days ago to resume her duties in our community,
SawcYf frdm th c island for a Lfew weeks due-to the illness of her mother r
ICustOatius.
icer; and members of the N.W.I.W.A. welcome her ba ck in our midSt



MR MELFORD HAZEL DISTINGUISHED AS HOIARA.RY
MEMBER OF THE N.V.I.,.A.

Martin Crickt Club rounded off the celebration of their victory af-
presentation at the Lao Sport Park on Sunday at the N.W.I.W.A. club
Cricket Champions defeating St. Bstatius in th c preseattion match,
core of 82 -62.
~icers an c icmbers of the N..W.I..An. also tool: this opportunity to
Melford Hazel, member of the Oranine Bencvycnt Improvement Asso-
of -St. Xaart cn andone of St. Maarten's outtanding veteran in the
field, w-ho aCf tor his return from the U.S.A. in the early 30t bolstered
to its highest pcak on the island, was made Honarary member. of the
ion, while speeches by various members ere nhdA irishing him a plea-
y on -h-c islan-..
1zel tli nlked the ::-rmbcrs of the St. Martin Cricket Club and the members
N.W.I.W.A., fnr their kind worda x and appreciation forhim.
championship Trophy was given to Mr. Hazel to take to the island as a

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M FRENCH WIINDWARD ISLAND WELFARE ASSOCIATION GET ITE HEADQUARTERS

W.I.W.A. organized on May 26, 1947 for ,the purpose of uniting the cit-
Prench St. Martin,under the leadership of "Mr. VirGil E. Emmanuels;
were: Philogene Lake, Thomas C. Emmanuels, Charles (Lulu Adams ) Lon-
s BUrnett, William Baly, Philip Arnell, Jules Artsen, Lulu Jarvais,
Riciardson and -many others.
ting: were kept at the home.: ?!r. Emanuels at La-o Heights No'815
ter could be done, The Cecilia Theatre Hall was also a meeting place
L to the site back of Jackson's Church in the building once known at
h,. lub,
:.the French club was closed down and meeting of the Association we"Pe
odically at the homes of the members during the latter years
.1961 the F.T.I.WI.A swung into action by organizing the French I-1r .ane
aic. of the people of French St. trtin. The Association has since' puchte
a.t the back of the ltnelandia Theatre at San Nicolas, and momer .rh ^^
..rt work rebuilding sane for the pr pose of 'carrying on the activities
serve as a club-hause. The energetic Mr. Emmanuel heads the aeadS

e is scheduled for July 1$ as -the firwt function at the ew .
-Pe ^BISTIL E DALY. g
p aeesons za cordially invited to jeip ate inwt3b !it
aiap 4s due the ihard wor
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WIHDHARD ISLANDS' OPINION SATURDAY JULY 15, 196li signment in Niamey. ^ •:•' %  + j The 58-year-old intellectual left the Ho-., ward faculty last year after seiVing as Professor of Romance Languages since 19U5. Early contacts with French-speaking Africans suth as Senegal's President Leopold S. Senghor strengthened his interest in African literature and the problems of the continent. This became a major theme of much of his writings and was reflected in his books, articles and translations* i In 1956 Cook was a delegate to the first international congress of Negro writers and artists in Paris, France, which culminated in the formation of the Societe Africanine Do Culture and its U.S. affiliate, The American Society of African Cultu*eJ in which he'has served as chairman of the executive committee. During recent visits to Africa he renewed old acquaintances and established new' friendships. These Countries' included' Ghana, Nigeria, Guinea, Senegal, Ivory Coast', Dahomey, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Togo, Tunisia, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Leopoldvillc) and Comeroun, President Sehghor invited him to Daka in December I960 tc the inauguration of the University of Daka and he was the President'*s guest again last April '_ at the Senegales independence celebration. In October I960, Cook attended the Nifced an independence celebration at Lagos, and'in February 1961 he lectured on the African novel at the Institute DEtudes Congolaises in Brazzaville. \' -. Cook is married and has two sons. He is holder of a doctorate degree in Romance Languages and has studied in Paris and Hava. iHHHHKH IHKrtHrfHHHtf HHKHKHHHBHKHBBHiGRAND DANCE AT THE COCONUT GROVE ON SATURDAY JULY 22, 1961. MUSIC BY THE BEST "DANCE-BAND" ON THE ISLAND THERE WILL BE A LOT OF FUN IN STORE FOR ALL : SO COME, ONE AND ALL, TO THE GROVE AND HAVE A WONDERFUL NIGHT BOBBY' FLEMING AT MARIGOT IS YOUR ADDRESS FOR: FROZEN FOODS CHICKENS, CHICKEN-LEGS & WINGS* VEGETABLES & FRUITS ALL AT THE CHEAPEST PRICES. THANKS Through this medium we wish'to thank the many persons who in any way helped us during the death of our beloved father:. ULRIE CONSTANT-MACCQW who departed t his life on June 27, 1961. •Ou rsincere thanks to the following: Doctor andnurses of the Marlgot Hospital', the Rev. Khan and the many friends and relatives. Son-in-law, daughter and grand.] ••* child ren Mr.& MBS. Leopold Bell & Family ****:" '•&* iHMKBKKHHHHBHr****** ********* Director of the publication: Mrs, B, Morales \ Marigot, 1 St. Martin, S.W.I. Printers; The people's Printery •P'hilipsbupg St. Maart en, N.A.



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•TNINIIWAHD ISLANDS* OPINION SATURDAY JULY 1$, 1961. Acting %rden mil declare the Carnival' Festival open. After this l5-minute ceremony, ^t&e Children's-Carnival (from U.hS to 6.30 p.m.) will featvre a. parade of costumed children "being judgec. on stage wMle steel-bands beat out their tunesi.The Ca]$*pso Contest and the Crowning of the: "Calypso King" will' follow to be climaxed ty dancing until midnight. On August 6th, the. crowning of the Qiiegn "Miss Angi-illa" rill'take place at 9 p.n. and after tide big attraction there will be a Floor Show with many outstanding -Anguillian and other visiting [.artistes. „ [ From 5,:0 to 9,30 a.m. on August Monday revellers will'invade tfce[streets-for Jour O'vert (SLe ihsk; and at 2 p*m will witness a parade on'stage IT the Carnival Queen, followed by Costumed troupes, ir.dividual masgueraders (including children) s-,eelbands, etc. Two hours afterwards, tho "Queen" will lead a Pageant through the streets, before a Carnival Ball takes place. The celebrations Trill end on Tuesday 8th August with Open Day Carnival. Co-OPERATIX MEANS SUCCESS The success of this Carnival depends very much on the comeration which the Anguilla Carnival Qenmittoe will receive from business,/' places, individuals and all who are [willing to give of their .vaoj.e-hearted support. Being an optimist, I am of the opinion that the' Caroi-al is -going to be such a ripping success that-the Committee will[be encouraged to make it an annual attraction. -x:aw t E W S C HOBOIA'-TS PRl^SSS TOYED PiTO HARBOUR NO OIHS ABOARD On Thursday July 6th., the launch Chocolate Princess, was seen drifting at the South-Sast of St. Eustatius. At fipst it seemed .as if people'were out t fishing. A little later in the day,it was rumoured around, that this launch was drifting.. Mrl William Schmidt who is owner of a small „ craft known as "Blue Bell", went to the rescue. He soon returned with the news, that it was too big for his boat to tow — And ifr it the same time said that-no one was aboard. He went back with some of his companions who remained at sea for hours trying to bring the boat to land, but without success. They however kept to the task until a little later in the afternoon, the ship Antillia, went to the regcue, aid brought the. launch to the port of • St. Eustatius where it is anchored' awaiting the claim of its owner. SPORTS B A SEDALL CQIE DAY DODGERS DROPS TITO IN WEK-END SERIES 23-8 and 18-1U On Saturday last quite a number of fans saw the Caterpillars crush the Dodgers 23-8. The Caterpillars after leading from the first three innings 9-2 the Dodgers came back bouncing in the fourth inning on 3 hits and three walks bringing the score 9-8, but however the red hot caterpillars realizing the danger of loosing this one began playing tighter and held the bums scoreless for the rest of the game. The stiff pitching of little Jimmy Peters gave the Dodgers some more courage to go on and win as he xgjc gave up only three runs in four innings. The tables, then turned and the Caterpillars blasted away in the 8th." scoring 11 runs to go on and win the'game. Tinning pitcher was M. Cannegicter, and the loser lank Peters who was relieved by Jimmy Peters. On Sunday the 9th., the fans witnessed the Dodgers starting out red hot to stop the Y.K.siC, at French Quarter playing-fielcL • The Dums took off to a ripid 11-3 lead up tc the tird inning and it really looked as if they wore ready to throw the Y.M.S.C, out cf second place. But the country boys possessing a touch of the fighting and winning spirit came back and scored one in -the fourth, four in the fifth and tea in the sixtr inning to lead the gone 17 11. [ Pitcher II, Scott, who took over for E. Philips in tho third, had no trouble in keeping the bases clean. The Dodgers' threatened again in the seventh but only succeeded in getting three across the plate. The game ended -10 lU for tie country boys. The winner was H. Scott, who struck-out twelve batters and H. Peters was tagged with the loss. GAMES FOR TIE T rfEEfc-END July l5 l&rigot v/s Caterpillars at Cul-de-SaC. July 16,. Cole Bay v/s Iferigot at Ibrigot



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^ WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION NO GIFTS FOR GRAND QABE BCHOOL-CHILDBgy THIS YEAR The children attending school at' Grand Case were very, disappointed thi^ year, at the closing of the school, because they did not receive any presents as is customary. It has been a-custom (and a very ga>od one) for years to give the best students 'of each class a,little gift at the end .of' each school-year-, these gifts served as reward, c.nd also as encouragement to the children. This year it was not done, and reported that the administration that there, wac no money to do it There is however a very strong lng among some parents were ment it Is claims with. u 1 feelthe chilflBren denied gift's this year as punishbecause the: majority of the peoCase voted in the last this is not is, it:wouli pie from Grand administration We hope that because, if it shame, on the part of the administration. against the election, the case, surely•be ** #* #* MRS. BERRY .ON VISIT § Mrs. Berry arrived here on Friday July 7, from St. Kitts, where she resides with her husband. The gracious Mrs", Berry was accomplied by her two little darlin g daughters. Sheis the niece and step-daughter of the well-known and respected Mr. and Mrs. Charles Larmonie of Marigot, and will spend a month with them before returning to St. Kitts. ## BEAI/PERTHUY RENOVATES STORE Recently Mr-. F.L. BeaUperthuyprominent businessman of Marigot, renovated his store, located in this town. He has now combine!.'."is Shoe-Store with his General-Store to form one of the most modern and-up*to-date stores on the island. This store JJtw has the best assortment of shoes won can find on the island, along with a very fine assortment of ladies', men's and children's wear. We congratulate Mr. Beauperthuy and wish him good luck, %  .. ** #* ST. JAMES' ROAD III BAD CONDITION The road from St. James to Marigot is at present in very bad condition. Because of the condition of this road it is "oncoming more and more dangerous for drivers using-it, 'tie wish through this medium to appeal to the a\thorites to try and so something about this piece of road before.it should cause any serious traffic accident, .* ** ** ** ELECTRICITY SOON?? We were.informed by a reliable source that very soon this part, of the island will have electricity'. Already most of the electric posts between Gra.nd Ca.3e and St. James have been erected, and someone is going around checking, to see' how 'many persons will need electrical power. We sincerely hope that this will soon become a reality, because electrical power is badly needed here'. ** ** %  ** KENNEDYNAMES LEADING NEGRO IN TELLECTUAL U.S. 'ENVOY TO NIGER • WASHINGTON, June 16, (U.S.I.S.}A prominent authority on the emerging nation of Africa is President Kennedy l s choice for Ambassador to Tiewly-independent Niger. President' Kennedy Thursday sent to the. Senate for confirmation his nomination of Mercer Cook, Negro author and longtime^faculty member at Howard University, for the as. -:,<&*



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,: AMOR ET LABOR AMNIA VINCIT" "LOVE & LABOUR CONQUER ALL THINGS" SATURDAY JULY 15, 1961. Vol. 3 NO". 3 Printers: The People's Printery Pri,ce Fls. 0.25 Back-street, Philipsburg. DUTCH SECTION: Ec.ltor: J.H. Lake, Sr. Cole Bay, St. Maarten, N.A. FRENCH SECTION: Editor: Mrs". B. Morales Mari cot, St. Martin, F.W.I. I" G^WTL-TK^, FOR "MAN OF THE WEEK" WE_ ^%




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mm WINDWARD ISLANDS 1 OPINION %  JHBBHHH HHHHHKHHHHKHHHS* QUESTION BOX IS IT TRUE THAT CLAUDE 1ATHEY HAS OBTAINED OTJNERSHIF OF THE MADAM ESTATE? IS IT TRUE THAT HE HAS EJECTED MR. L.B. SCOTT FROM THE PROPERTY, WITHOUT EVEN GIVING HIM TILE TO MAKE OTHER PROVISIONS FOR-THE CARE OF HIS LIVE-STOCK & OTHER.POSSESSIONS THEREON? IS IT TRUE THAT CLAUDE TATIEY HAS CLOSED A DEAL WITH THE LT. GOVERNOR FOR THE LCCAL GOVERNMENT, OF WHICH / S E W I N G•". M A C H I N E S SINGER SEWS". "BETTER FREE"SERVICING & ATTRACTIVE INSTALLMENT PAYMENT TERMS ,_ AGENT EMILE (MILO) TACKLING .MARIGOT & GRAND-CASE ADVERTISE IN THE W Is' OPINION TO-DAY IT IS THE PAPER OF THE PEOPLE, READ BY THE PEOPLE 3ECAUSE IT IS FOR THE PEOPLE THE FORMER IS A DEPUTY, TO PURCliASE SAID'l''AD4M ESTATE FOR THE SUM OF FL. 200.000.—? IS IT TRUE THAT ALREADY THE LT. GOVERNOR HAS URGENTLY REQUESTED AND RECEIVED FROM THE CENTRAL GOVERNUEHT AN AHOUIST OF FL.210.000.— TO MAKE THE PURCHASE, THIS AMOUNT BEING IN EXCESS OF THE MONIES ALLOTTED ON THE 1961 BUDGET, FROM THIGH ST. MAARTEN HAS ALREADY RECEIVED THE LION'S SHARE, TO THE DETRIMENT OF SABA & ST. EUSTATIUS? Iff IT TRUE THAT THE INTENTION IS TO BUILD A PALACE FOR THE LT. GOVERNOR ON THE MADAM'S? IS IT TRUE THAT NEITHER THE. OTHER DEPUTY, NOR ANY OTHER MEMBER OF THE ISLAND COUNCIL, NOP. ANYONE ELSE IN THE COMHTiTITY, FOR THAT MATTER HAS BEEN CONSULTED ON TIES VERY PROFITABLE TRANSACTION TO THE WATHEY POCKETS AND BULGING TROHCHEST? GARAGE & \J E L D I II G S H 0 P CAROL ( E C K I E ) RICHARDSON MIDDLE REGION %  iKHBHHHKBHHKHKHKHttHiWffiNi OH, WHENl TELL THE GOVERNMENT LABOURERS IN ST. MAARTEN GET DECENT WAGES????????? / ST. MARTIN MOTORS CO. INC. 'MARIGOT WHILE IN ST. MAARTEN ST. MARTIN BE SURE TO SEE ALL THE SCENIC BEAUTY RENT A DRIVE-U-SELF VOLKWAGEN AS A SPECIAL SERVICE WE SELL GASIDLINE AT OUR GAS-STATION AT GRAND CASE UNTIL 10 P.M.



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LTTJDV&RD ISLANDS' OPINION SATURDAY frULY l£, 196!U .LETTERS (Not the responsibility of the Editor) PROTECTING TIE POOR" JUST AN ELUSION Some years ago, Deputy Claude tathey Walled himself: "Protector of the Poor"i This howeverseemed to be quite a bis elusion for the Labourers as well as the Stevedores and Longshore-men here have hot changed very much since the day they begani Presently the government labourer earns four guilders and seventy-five cents per dayi The stevedores receive from sixty-two and" a half cents to seventy-five cents per hourj Overtime and time and a half are not known to these men. While those in the other islands receive not less than one. guilder per houri The longshore-men, these are about the worse off, for they don't even know whether they are working for five or ten centl Above ."11 it is ah offence even to ask what younare working for, for if you B;o most likely you will be fired. It is not.surprising to know that.all these deplorable conditions exist under none other than, the "Protector of the Poor^" This good gentleman is Deputy of Public, works. He and His also control the Waterfront and various businesses as well as all the agencies, 7&th these facts in view one can see why the working man'are so keenly "PROTECTED". L5r. Protector, until aforesaid conditions are greatly improved, we can "only say your protections are only tending to deceived B* (Gigi) A. Fleming^ included in the bargain? If this is a fact, I am ashamed to be called a Sabian. Vhen this man uttered these degrading words he meant every.Sabian who voted'for him in the last Islandcouncil election, regardless of creed or colour. Still there are many amongst us who can be bought again and again at much lower' if this same politician is doing the buying•what mis t stranger s think of us, when they •oar such things? I any will say these are all Ixes that I have written, and if you ask him he will dory' it also. You could be right, maybe you were bought at a higher price????? N. W I. 17, A. N EH By J. F. York Result of the Election! President VI#fepresident Gen. Secretary Treasurer Recorder Assist ^Secretary Chaplain Wardens The installation cers will take place at 4s3o p.m. -George A. Bennett -Viola Jones (tllss ) -Arthur Li. Lopes -Fernando Richards -Maria A, Richard -Dcisy K.Jones(Miss) -Elfreda Ellis (Mrs -Mrs Mary Wilson, Adrea A, HHzel, lass Alma Robins of the new of f 1on July 16, 1961 Dear Mr, Editor; Kindly print the following article in your paper: Fellow Sabiansj • • Can your loyalty be sold for a guilder and a bottle of rum? Daring a recent visit to Sti Ifiarten by one of the representatives from Saba, there was a question about public opinion. In other words someboctywanted to know how the people of Saba, had reacted towards the attitude of the abovementioned politician in the last General Council Meeting. His answer was/ "I can win every Sabian with a guilder and a bottle c£C rum." Is this gentleman stating a fact? Has the whole of Saba lost their pride and prestige? Can ..a Sabian sell his loyaltjrthat cheap, even 'when the prestige and honour of Saba is DOKINO The N.W.I.W.A; domino tean maintains second place behind the Holandia team in the Mira Mar Domino competition with 10 games played 1 lost to date. THE WOODS FAMILY ON VISIT • Mr. Se Mrs. Alexander Woods are presently vacationing in Aruba; Mr. Woods is the vice-president of the Three Sisters Social Club of



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•' % %  •-... %  '.• %  •' '->WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION ESSQ ESSO OFFERS YOU THE JOLIJOWING PRODUCTS: RUST-BAN 270 metal primer to resist corrosion RUST-BAN Q97 Aluminum coating for use on clean • metal surfaces. RUST-BAN EXTERIOR ENAMEL, in colors: yellow, blue, red, green & white. RUST-BAN 363 Thinner FOR THE BEST RESULT BUY AT THE E-3S0 SIGN L.B. SCOTT ESSO DEALER IIOEISBi i 2 NOTICE II. 1 PLEL.SE PASS THE WORD AROUND. FOR MODERN COMPETENT & FIRST CLASS PIPE-FITTINGAT REASONABLE PRICES BE SURE TO CONTACT: JOHN W Y A T T "WORKSHOP ON WHEELS M-149" .. ">tiBE SURE TO READ A COPY OF THE. WINDWARD ISLANDS OPINION EACH WEEK • IT IS THE S U ; VOICE OF THE PEOPLE PPOR.I I ll ST. MART I N C OMERCI A V M A R I G 0 T IS YOUR ADDRESS FOR THE BEST WHOLESALE & RETAIL PRICES ANYWHERE ON THE ISLAND i DROP IN AND 3E CONVINCED THAT AT ST. M A R TI N COMERCIAL YOU CAN GET MORE FOR LESS PROPRIETOR: REGINALD. SYLVESTRE (Better known, as "CAPT.") NOTICE!!! lioncE!!! We wish to inform the GENERAL PUBLIC that Mr. ALFREDO CARRION is no l%iger in any way connected with • ST. MARTIN COMERCIAL and therefore is no longer authorized £o transact any business for this firm Signed: Reginald Sylvestre. CENTRAL STORE PHILIPS3URG & MARIGOT OFFERS YOU THE BEST IN: TUNGSTONE BATTERIES, DUNLOP TIRES WORLD FAMOUS "I.C.I." PAINTS CAR PARTS & BEDS ALL SIZES. WE CAN SUPPLY YOU WITH ANYTHING THAT: LIVES. GROWS OR IS "MADE WITHIN ONE WEEK.



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WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION SATURDAY JULY 15, 1961. WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION Established by J,H. Lake, Sr, On July I, 1959, as a means of helpingto improve the social economical and political conditions of the Windward Islands by advocating against the causes of injustice and oppression. He is forced to sec his darling little daughter walk the streets baref eeted, and his %  wife, mother or sister do without that new dress she needs so badly, Y)hile he suffers, he knows that Deputy Claude ffethey, and Deputy ISlton Peters (the men whom he has elected to represent his interest) have had their ssJUirics increased by 100 percent (from fl.300.-— to fli600.~ per^ month) — And this retroactive to Janil, 19^8, he knows that they will collect over fl 6000,— in ba'ck-pay, for doing nothing, while he who works all day and every day cannot even collect one "red" cent. He is not even 1'ree to "air his views" for fair that the little he has may be taken away from him, by the "Powers that be". Yes, "'IT'. Labourer* of St. Maarten should be a very bittir man and maybe our readers abroad may believe that he is. But this is "not al' all true, in spite of the wrongs done to him, and injustices' and hardships which \ he suffersj he is v kind, loving and cheerful. He holds no malice or hatred in. his heart In most cases ho places his troubles at the "foot of the cross", and trust in God to show him the way. For years and years, he has hoped and'hoped, that things would change for the better, but instead, for bin, they become worst; but in spite of it.all he is still silent, and people who are close to him are now wondering.; "HOW IPCli LONGER TALL IIS BE ABLE TO SUITER IN SILEIlCE??? For his peace loving' attitude; for his ability to suffer in silentj for his faith in God; for his love for and concern about those for whom he must provide; he has been selected by the Yfijidward Islands Opinion as the WIND'.aRD ISLANDS' MAN OF THE './EEK %  SBHMHHHHHHHKHKKHWHK-JKHHJ-iHHKHHHHK;-: ->:-}HHHMHHHHt HIPOLITE RICHARDSON PAST .IUL0-EXAL1H1ATI0W YiTffl HONOURS Ifaster Hipolite Richardson son of lir, and Ifrsi, Felix Ai, (Gustus) Richardson of Overde-Pqnd, past the MJLO-exainination with honours in Aruba on Thursday June 29, Hipolite after successfully completing the ULO-school here was given a scholarship f study in Aruba, There he attended the A, Be Veerschool, and from the very start proved himself to be a good student!! In the examination which took p^ace on June 29, Hipolite came number one[ Tilhen the Inspector of Education Ur", P.T.M, Sprokel read off[his marks he .got a well. deserved ovation. This boy from the"Rock" had received three eights, four nines and / two tens. His report was one of the best ever to be received in the Netherlands Antilles, In Aruba Hipolite resides with[his aunt Irs, Emina Vllson of San Nicolas!! He has won a scholarship to study in Holland, but before going to Holland, he will I spend some time with his parents here. The Vfindward Islands' Opinion congratulates his parents and wishes Hipolite continued success in-his higher^studies. -::-; %  # *-:;George Springer says,,, PUNS UNDERTiAY FOR CARNIVAL IN ANGUILLA ^ o "Within the next i>BU& 4 %beks our sister island, Anguilla, will record an historical event when for the first time the Ifed Lbnarch "King Carnival"' will be enthroned for U-ckrys reign. It is quite natural that so much interest is being stimulated in these celeb: ations and also that "Anguillians and other inhabitants are' anxiously' looking forward to this grand spectacle,* as it is known. that the island's recreational facilities are somewhat limited. EXCURSION TRIPS It is .understood that„many people will leave St, liirtin and St. Thomas for the Carnival and tliat boats from Anguilla will make excursion trips to St. Kitts and probably other neighbouring islands, so as to" enable all interested persons to participate in the many events. It is also_understood that an Anguillian who resides in the U.S.A. ljas organised a plane excursion to Anguilla.. CARNIVAL PR0GRA13IE The Celebrations will carnmerce^on Saturday 5th. August,when at 1*:30 p.m. the



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TOIDVttRD ISLANDS* OPINION u SATURDAY JULY l5, 1961. THE POST'S LITTLE CORNER THE IAN WHO STICKS The man 'who sticks has this lesson learnedj Success doesn't cone by chance it's earn Dy pounding away; for good hard knocks will make stepping stones of the stumbling blocks• He knows in his heart that he Cannot fail; That no ill fortune can make him quail While his will is strong and his courage high, For he's always fit for another try. He doesn't expect by a single stride • To jump in the front; he is satisfied To io ev'ryday his level best, \ And let the future take care of the rest. He doesn't believe he's held down by the boss It's WORK and not, favour, that "gets across," So his motto is this: What another man Has been able to handle, I surely CAN." For the man who sticks has the sense to' see He CAN make himself -what he wantsto be, %  He'll off with his coat and pitch right in -* Why, the man -who %  sticks cant help by" W I N I We smell it in the beautiful r6se, And in the tiniest flower that grows. Explain the rhythm of the "waves? The awe "and santity of the Caves?. The lilies of the field as they grow? The grass that whispers and rustles so? The song that's in the beach's sands? The soothing-in a loved one's hands? The night sky the stars, the moon? The sun that interrupts none too soon? The movement of a'little fish's, tail? The ebb and flow which never fail? In the sky, the sea, and on the land, The perfect poetry from God's own handj The sway in a young girl's walk? The music in a small child's talk? The sunbeams fine threads of gold? His poetry has the wond'rous story told. That is there for mere man to tell? The Poet-God has rhymed it welli -Augustine PetersonDON'T QUIT When things go wrong as they sometimes will, I When the road you're trudging seems all up hill. When the £unds are low and the debts arc high, And you want to siirile, but you have to sigh. When care is pressing you down a bitj Rest if you must, but don't you quit. -Life is queer with its twists and turns, As everyone of us sometimes learns. And many a failure turns about When he might have won had he stuck it out; Don't give up though the pace seems slow You may succeed with another blow. Success is failure turned inside out — 'J The silver tint of the clouds of doubti And you never can tell how close you are, It may be near when it seems so far. Stick to the fight when you're hardest hit Its when things seem worst that you must not quit. THE LITTLD PEN Mightier than the sword, the little peni Dohind it the heart and hands of men, Zola's pen wrote in Dreyfue' causej And proved his treason but a farce. It wrote to defend the innocent, And made his mighty accusers relent. That vicious rumor, is it true?" Let it* stay between God and you. Accuse not a man, his Wife or Jfother^ Bear always in mind: he has no other. The words you write, they will remain To evoke joy, sorrow or pain, "How did you use your heart, hand and pen?'| This question'will be asked in the end. You may then answer with a smile: "I wrote only of things worthwhile," You'll have no trouble to get in]| Thanks to the mighty, little peni -Augustine PetersonPOST-GOD God is the perfect Poet, this we know, We see it as the great rivers flow. We hear it in the little bird's song. We feel it as the brooks gurgle along. True fortitude is seen iri great exploits That justice warrants, and that wisdom guides; All else is tow'ring frenzy and distractic Addison: Cato



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.-• WINDWARD ISLANDS 1 OPINION 8 SATURDAY JULY 15, 1961. Curacao. We are very happy to have the Wodds* with ua at our last meeting and hope that they enjoyed their stay In Aruba. N O MRS. CHRISTINE FLAI'IDERS RETURITS Well-krown social worker and organizer Mrs. Christine landers returned to Aruba a : ew dayr; ago to resume her duties in our community; She wasaway from th c island for a tfew weoka due to the illness of her mothe r in St. Eust, .tius. The Ofiicer. and mambers of the N.W.I.W.A, welcome her ha ck in our mid*. MR. MELFORD HAZEL DISTINGUISHED ASHOKARARY MEMBER OF THE N.W.I.W.A The 8t. Martin Crickt Club rounded off the celebration of their victory after the presentation at the Lago Sport Park on Sunday at the N.W.I.W.A. club as 1961 Cricket Champions defeating St. Estatius in th c present&ion match, with a score of 82 -62. The officer:; an cl members of the N.W.I.W.A. also tool: this opportunity to honour Mr; MeIford Hazel, member of the Orange Bencv&ont Improvement Association of St, Maart en andone of St. Maarten's outstanding veteran in the Cricket field, who'af tor his return from the U.S.A. in the early 30 T s boostered the game to its highest peak on the island, was made Honarary mamber. of the Association, while speeches by various members were made wishing him a pleasant stay on the inland. Mr. Hazel thanked the members of the St. Martin Cricket Club and the members of the N.W.I.W.Ar fnr their kind wordaax and appreciation for, him. The Championship Trophy was given to Mr. Hazel to take to the island as a token 0 FRENCH WINDWARD ISLAND WELFARE ASSOCIATION GET I1EW HEADQUARTERS The F.W.I.W.A. organized on May 26, 19^7 for the purpose of uniting the citzens of French St. Martin,under the leadership of "Mr. Virgil E," Emmanuels; Founders were: Philogene Lake-, Thomas C. Emmanuels, Charles (Lulu Adams ) London, Louis BUrnott, William Baly, Philip Arnell, Jules Artsen, Lulu Jarvals, Gali xtc Richardson and many others. The meetings were kept at the homes; ? \ T r. Emanuels at Lago Heights No.815 until better <;ov.ld be done. The Cecilia Theatre Hall was also a meeting place and finally to the site back of Jackson's Church in the building once known afc the French Club. In 195^ theFrench club was closed down and meeting of the Association were ,. kept period! '.ally at the homes of the members during the latter years. In Septe.riber 3.961 the F.W.I.W.A. swung into action by organizing the French Ifurricane Relief < Committee in a:'.; of the people of French St, Ifertin, The Association has since purchased a house V.N. Nc.23 at the back of the Ginelandia Theatre at San Nicolas, and momentarily the members are'very hard at work rebuilding same for the pirposeof 'carrying on the activities _of the as— sociatidin and f'-rve as a club-house. The energetic Hr, Emmanuel heads the movement as the president. A grand lance is scheduled for July 1$ as the first function at the new headquarters the celebration of the BASTILLE DAY^ All interested persons are cordially invited to participate in this national French fete, A word 0? congratulation is due the hard working members of the F."./,I.W.A, for their cc— operation and also a word of thanks to all those who assisted in contributing to make this dri ye possible ia.obtaining a Headquarters and recreation centre^ for the members of the F.W.I.W.A. -o—1 '— %  %