Windward Islands' opinion

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Windward Islands' opinion
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Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
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v. 1- July 1, 1959-

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DUTCH SECTION:
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Box 22,
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.DOOMED IN THE WINDWARD ISLANDS

SAfter a very long absence Mr.
o Eroon was again seen on Wind-
SIslands soil. He was accomp- -
ed by W.C. Anslijn and Van
l Hassell. The san6 Arrived..
Monday Mfrch 19, 1962.
y many automobiles and trucks
with :schppl-b'hildren,
ent workers and people from
lla and .the -French Part of
-island had-driven to tjhe air-
Sto welcome these genytlemen ....
Z island Government : employees.
workers were given the half
oQtf for this purpose.
er, the crowd although
ally fairly large only
ted of about 60 voters. The.
Ion was quite cold, so cold
r~' Kroon who h4.. planned be-
nd t&-render an address
g arrival iat -the .airport
-41 aots thi-si- and
Piece. .... .
owd at the -airport was
'arly. and .. Ctot eolest
Eithe le 6ar of .Ta .Ps.
jWa0.l^ 44e t at- thei Air"


N 0 T .- --
. THE WINDWARD ISLiW M
FuLLY SUPPCR^S 'Tog W^^
ISLANDS Ps ,sE a -.
P.P.) IN ITS Slp :
FOR FREEDOM.AND JUtTI AND
ENDORSES ITS SIATZ, Ci AS-
DIDATES FO TH CCIM" LEC-M
TION ON 3JUNE 4, 1962.
IN KEEPING HEREWITH THIS M -
PAPER WILL DEDICATE AS iCpI
SPACE AS POSSIBLE TO THE .PU$
LISHING OF ALL CAMPAIGN MM -R
IAL ISSUED BY SAID POLITICAL
PARTY.'
THIS WILL CONTINUE FCR TIE
DURATION OF THE POLITICAL
CAMPAIGN AND AFTER JUNE '1,
1962, WE V)ILL AGAIN TAKE UP
'OUR NbRMAL DUTIES TO ENLIGHTEN
WUR PEOPLE TO THE BEST OF OUR
ABILITY. *, ,a


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Mr. Kroon and his company remained
on the landing strip in the shade
of the K.L.M. plane for about half
.an hour while every effort was
&ade by agents of the Watheqy gang
to incite the crowd to cheer.
rInally the Compa.y got intq the
waiting car .and .followed .by 6ther
cars and trucks vherein the' above
mentioned persons and children
sat formed a procession, wiich
-they called a parade and drove to
Philipsburg. ,
It must have benn a hear-trend I
ing experience tor, Mr. Kroo to
-hear "LONG LIVE TIHE E~P :'' -
asuina from the ca;s ato1i er 1
hi.b own 'prooession., Ano h notdi
able fact was that the- 6 -i in
wiich Mr arb-as ~q~-. ~a' ,o
rode was nat di. -'
?of 1the Demooatiet-
while in t4he'
flago. &Uid tv % en 6 h
On the evening t o -
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hame no' gotten ai ript$ t ditjxnr
Sixth e3taict .iale ra Deaao'-
ae' ulidg it for pol a prpo
t sare ye suitap tn at.'
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hat Dot frih andS ban l,: -
that:- et toe0
* poter .are eaift .
bprard- naasi m ana&H
% yoa i am ie arl, n on a
,his avb flesh and blaooc C;|H
a^asiuaa are ^^o^^Ol
let ywour tr ler a li
will un- stand m hat'
Eve (not priaed,, de'
phle t %at hei uld not be
Windmrd Islanda be se of- a
Qnow be s..n a pandian
"fleab and blod ""
8f Ark", Priona, are youin
an yo, imagine a *am o
M a apodn in. a &_..
and rising the Holy Sa0
think the blessing t Odd-.-
amch a 'n; The I3oord
fair and thernl~ e in .nof ,.

a party wihL a pewarol
Seven spotaeit. .m
In we nea it
n"tS not Godts an.iied
t as I as .a I a' r ieM
n 'hs fave 'to .-stand a -d
Ny then Itkeb an IH
." s t ni n lost the
Ie h-as on, Caled us at
grasrbhappers ad:'what, ,oti
are yo.ui father, lachertFsag
tear anm so on, (M-9 o h6e
m"es; and -yet you -ar W
He also stated in a pbli-
(without except~ on).-4.! 5
men .Sam4s wa .wa ..
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Ibett6r k now. as -
bpithe WIPP* I haveI
wb'ingthat X an suppo rts.
r rup Everyone wTli ,krxw
kICw -that thip is ioa-
r personal suffered fron.the
a i usti e alone~ with the working
of St. Marten.
returned here to take ry son to
e where, he will be able to sup-
'itself in a way which he Canr do
iAs-a father I an thinking of his
and I would wAnt to avoid hin
involved in azW trouble here,
thepresent Government of this
S am convinced that there is no
for the Youth of Sto I&nrten as
,as this group. Controls this island,
W.I.P.P. has ry syrpatly, I have
ly supported its policies. I mow
S t fullest syratly to their
ies.
. Signed: John Peters
IhrCh 28the 1962,


Sear .r. Editor;.
~O sel allow me to mention the fL ,.w1.-
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yr Years ago when 4r, Thorns Vn "
c Hassell Came to Saba to run for'
" eatative on the National Faritj
,dcty of his arrival lthe7w said:
Wonder where he will remain, not
"th oerl Go re t Guest-house," At the
1 time *r. Joe Vliwi said, to the
Sthatboards hin: J'6 rill receive
St, John. and we even wbnt Charge
.hme nan Alan Riley (vho tms paid
Sto pinp the w-ate.z') refused.' to
Sthe water for Hassl!I to take a
onlybecause Lassell had co:m for
SiNational Party.
0.~er.rent up into a yard, bought a
|B&ofM beer in front the Gi-est--%.use
iact. up. on a rock looking dowm dt
11 1 a.: scornful as cnc wtL;.d 1 ok
Sp.lrson with'a CCtiguous disease,
Isdras the Guest-houase did al1
Sto mke Hassell0 opfcrtaible
Ai- t of AHassells Cara.Gn -
S'l o got tuh Bottomn people
and carried then r-.p to .t
s so that they Could nc "
four years ago Hassell was
l se ws not a son- of the smil,
did every thing to make life
for hDai But noW Ilvenvdtcne
Sup5 in ~.s kbrms, he rvez
to fae Hassell and -beg
-.-M Watheyts list, in order
ai of a sFape, and' to =ee
Al LB'^t~howr did you fa.e
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purple or whatT
*assell my boy stay 4.*n-
with your.family of daiee~'nhy, "i -'t
aliow LevenBtone to use. you ;,. a
Wathey has planned to use youi
later.
A Friend
Saba,, March 26, 1962.
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yard of the Orannje.-school. The
people were told absolutely nothing;
of value. Mr. Kroon told the peo-
ple that an airport was being con-
st_4cted here as well as a ro4d to
Point-Blanche. He did not tell the
people of St. zMarten the reason
why they are not benefiting ary-
thing form the millions of Wel-
fare Guilders which have been pro-
vided by Holland to execute these
projects. And for once Mr.o roon
did not call the Windward Islanders
names as is his custom,

On Wednesday morning the .Garn
(Kroon, AhsliJ;1 Wat hy, Van sh
Hassell, Clem LabeGa and Woo0d77c
left by chartered plan fcor st-
Eusjatius, At the airport in Zt-tia
they were welcQomed by a.: rcup, cf
about 10-, member of t he .2, and
20 members.of toe. W.-IP.?.,
The members of "he Dn.P. c.I: L d
long and sad face, while the nt-
bers of the W.I.?,P. ha.d- thePil-
look" on their fc-.os "and carried
posters with such slogar- e.s;
"CLAUDE WATHEY YOU HAVE A FACE .OF
BRASS" "KROON 'E DO NOT VWLCO='-
-YOU HERE" -* "1'OON THAT ABOUT- OUR
EDUCATIONAL BILL???" "DOWN -WITH
THE D.P. WE 'A .- U C-H LOPES, WE.
ARE FOR THE W.:.Po,." "KRCON .
HAVE YOU LOST :OUR HEART? k HA
GIVEN IT TO TH .2 W.I.P.P," ani.
many others. Xily one D,2-? -nd .
four PPA flags3 flew on the entire
island. The same evening a meet
was held at the .aome of Mr. Wo.
This'meeting waE attended' by;ab
150 persons aLout 25 of -these
persons belonged to tohe D
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4no -0rs ganslid -hot ev
in s -Tse4 tak Dsee them oftf.
t hen ti e kl-en a govarsant One who had followed
of flcal-.forn 3-8;eats and b d I brea day visit of areo to&o
as elfl at ibtt ad-b i V ndward Ialkands very <
The flost ow H*-are 5sti tiaitSa g reinarkedif TH E f. L
E Alt CR I I.,P., dol'6 'OOMED IN THE WINDWARD
ave breEd adit bnter to tat.w -.he
ou wake,up tomorrow maorning" j *
he crowd z tt~aiatd with s"uoWr ".'
remarks- as: .oon .where. were -you QUESTION. BOX
11 these year at he y we- .
hall never forget i-%xat-you did to IS IT TRUE THAT rEIE LT,- .
tatia" e- "Woodley, how can- you --0' S :
sit next to Wathby after all tho- JJ. BEAUJON HAS ADVTS
bad things you told us about him?" ..-(LIAN) BEAUPETH UY TO
'Anslijn we.have not forgotten THE. COLOUR OF HIS CAR tf
hat you di- When yoiu iere here colour boft this 'car is
ome years ago".e-- Ppes5 is a same as the colour of t
eroe" --We 'ae 'forftll.LP.1." -
ote for Lope "' etc. *6tc&. IS IT TRUE THAT WHILE


The DJP, gang ,left for Saba the
next morning very early abaOgcp the
"He tha". The.. raceptitan at Sab&
iae not any better .tt&itsat at.
Statia,' The v~tr firs-t tbi.-that
greeted ttt gang- tV t6e tof.y
was sign, which resift want
CHEArTEb Sa&, and all bong -the
road from the FOL~t P -B a -l the way
to Fl0atm-a aLt werk sthfag as:
'BzRITOR' eAtWIJN 4E3Si BETi.
TERt' "'yAHK Ot8E lS 8ASAND
BTATIAA0 aL. I B ,
"VATH -f ._-2l -; ...
Accord g ttcE ot repo W 6utin4 -
sisne, he lpod at Deputy Leven-
stone and *Mk~ti:a what was tipng,
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WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION i %  i nfl 1 7 SATORDAY .MVR^ 31g 1962 .... & ladies and Gentlenenj I have made the following de -laration: I John Peters (Ed 0 better knovm as "Hank") support the .I,P,F, I have heard rumours saying}that I an suppo rting the "vTathey Group 0 Everyone who know me presonally know that this is impossible. I have personally suffered fron.the Wathey injusti e along with the working people of St, lharten, 1 have returned here to take ny son to a pla c e where, he vail be able to support hinself in a way whi c h he c an*t do here. As a father I an thinking of his future and I would want to avoid hin being involved in any trouble here* Knowing the present Governnent of this Island? I an onvin c od that there is no future for the Youth of St 0 Ifcarten as long as this group c ontrols this island* The W.I.P.F. has ny sympathy,'I have a c tively supported its poli c ies. I mow extend ny fullest sympathy to their activities* Signed? John Peters • *~ Iar c h 28the 1962* Dear 15r. Editor; .. Please' allow ne to mention the f atlowFour years ago when r, Thorns Van Hugh Hassell c ane to Saba to run for" Representative on the National ParfeTo The day of his arrival ihthew said": "I wonder where he will remin, not :'. at the Goyernnerit Guest-house," At the sane tine Mr, Joe Vlauh said, to the lady that"boards hin: 'e will re c eive hin^-at St, Johns and we even wont c harge hin." The nan'Alan fdley (who ras paid nonthly to punp the watts?) refused .'to .punp the water for Hassoll to take a t bath only be c ause Hassell had c ce for the National Party, Riley went up into a yard, bought a bottle %  of beer in front the Gi7.est~?tuse and sat up on a ro k looking down at Hassell as s c ornful as cne would lo ok on a person with'a c cntiguous disease„ The lady as the Guest-house did a31 she c ould to nake Hassell c onfcrtable~ The:night of Hassell"s arpar'.gn spee^, Levenstone got the Bottom people together and c arried then tip to .the Windwardside' so that they c ould nesc hear Hassell. In short four years ago las sell was no good, he was not a son of the soils Levenstone did every thing to nake life unpleasant for hin. But now Levensfeone has Hassell up in his hrns 3 he von went ifo Aruba to fa e Hassell and beg hin to c one on Wathey*s list, in order to take hin out of a s Q rape, and to keep him. in power. Levenstone how did you fa e Van Hugh. Hasse 1-1? What colour is your liver? Is itblue, pinkvplnk, purple or what? Hassell my boy stay in Aruha with your family of decency, don J t allow Levenstone to use you,-' as ';. Wathey has planned to use ycu later, A Friend Saba, March 26, 1962, ## %  >:•* %  *-*#**"*: mHWtit MsTrtutJinOt me wi t. D P. DOOME D (Continued from page 2) yard of the Oranje-schocl. The people were tcld absolutely nothing: of value. Mr, Kroon told the people that an airport was being constructed hers as well as a rodd to Point-Blanche. He did not tell the people of St. Kaarten the reason why they are not benefiting anything form the millions of VJelfare Guilders which, have been provided by Holland to execute these projects. And for once Mr, Ercon did not call the Windward Islanders names as is his cUstcm, On Wednesday morning the .gang (Kroon, Anslijn, Wathey, Van-Fagh Hassell, Clem Labega and Woodie'y left by chartered plan? for r Sf % Eusjbatius 0 At the airport in Cto/lic they we re., welcomed by a.5-groups Of about 10.-. members of the i PiP and 20 members'.of the ..W.-3: .?.:?„" The members of the D.P, all hc.d long and sad faces, while tta§ members of the WvI.P.P, had' the*&fr$ look" on their faces and carried posters with such slogans as* CLAUDE WATHEY WJ HfiYE A FACE 0? BRASS" 'KROON WE DO NOT WSLCOJSE "YOU HERE" !*KROON WHAT ABQU? CUR EDUCATIONAL BILL???" "DOWN WITH THE D.F.'V.'S H&33 HUQH LOSES, W3ARE FOR THE W.%  *?.?." -. "ERCON .HAVE YCU LOST "OUR HEART? E HAVE GIVEN IT TO TK 2 W.I.P.P.-* 1 and many others. lily cne D,?', ?:-d four ?PA flags :"Iew on the entire island, She same evening a msetlng was held at the aome of Mr, Wbodlev, This meeting wae attended' by about" 150 persons--, afcout 2p of these persons belongec to the DP 6 andsat in an area vhich was providedfor them, the o"hers were a, II'. supporters of the tf.L.P.3?',. and stood. In the 1 street. ..



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1 [NDWARD ISLANDS 1 OPINION ?her-mee-kisg—itself was-a..completer— Ifailure The speakers were so [demoralized, confuBed and mad by. thei poor respond,./to, the; meeting [that they heaped instil tis after insults on the people of-Statia Kroon in his despsration made it known to them that the D.P. was so strong in Cttracao-and trfie P7P.A., so strong in/Aruba that'they d*& ~ not; need the few votes.-which were ._." in Statia Van Hugh Hassell told I them that he had been a government [official for 38 years and his' bread iwas well buttered but said he I I"The most of you who are shouting fZ ARE FOR THE W.I .P.P.., don't lhave bread and butter'to eat when rou wake up tomorrow morning"• .'he crowd retaliated with such" 'emarks as: ."Kroon where were you ill these years?" "Wathey we ihall never forget What you did to Jtatia" "Woodley, how can you lit next tp Wathey after all the" )ad things you told us about him?" f'Anslijn we have not forgotten rhat you did when you were here lome years ago". ll Lopes is a fero"-We -are for the W.I.P.P." Tote for Lopes" etc. etc. The D.P. gang left for Saba the lext morning very early aboard-the |"HeHha", The reception at Saba raa'not any better than that at Jtatia. The very first thing that treeted the gang at the Fort-bay ras a sign, which read: "WATHY„ ICHEATED SABAT, and all along the/ 'oad from the FORT-BAY all the way .0 Flat-point were such'signs as: T'TRAITOR ANSLIJN ADVI3E WAT.HY BETTER" "WATHY CHEATED SABA-AND ISTATIA" "ANSLIJN IS LEVEHSIQNE-** |"WATHY ..GO ..HOME".. Ac cord in^ to report s^'clriiUlat ing lin Saba,"when"Ciro Kroon saw"*TRe [signs, he looked at Deputy LevenIstone" and asked hin what was trrong, rhy those signs. Levenstone replied to Kroon: "Is something wrong? My people put those signs there to welcome you." Kroon did not answer. They held a meeting at the Windwardside the same night, : which was only attended hy a few people which Levenstone had brought from the Bottqm, and a number of members iand supporters of the W.I.P.P. who went to hear" what would be. said. According to the reports, the meetling was more a street brawl than a : 5.'i~... ..-%  — SATURDAY 2IAR-. 31, 1962 political, jne e t lng They returned to St. Maarten : the Friday evening by the "H6rtha" and landed on the wharf in Philips.burg like men who were on their way to a funeral. Kroon landed first, and about half an hour '. later Wathey landed by himself. Kroon and Anslijn left for. Curacao on Monday and Wat hey-and his gang did ..not even wait tp see them off. One who had followed the eightday visit of Ciro Kroon to the WindwardIslands very closely^ remarked:" "TH E D.P. IS REALLY DOOMED IN THE WINDWARD ISLANDS. MHHKHHHHHHMHHI .\ QUESTION BOX IS IF TRUE THAT T*:E; LT,. GOVERNOR J.J." 3EAUJ0N HAS ADVISED MR. L. (LILDAN) 3EAUPERTH UY TO CHANGE THE COLOUR OF HIS CAR ?? [The colour of this car is grey, the same as the colour of the W.I.P.P.) IS IT TRUE THAT WHILE WHISKEYSODA AND CO. WSI-E GETTING A ROUGH' TIMS IN THE ISLANDS EVIL*GENIUS HAD JOY IN 138?? 18 IT TRUE THAT J.J. 3EAUJ0N 'SENT A LETTER TO THE O.B.I.A. ASKING. THE 'MEMBERS TO CHANGE THE PRESIDENT, BECAUSE, SAID 3EAUJ0N, THE PRESENT PRESIDENT WAS RUDE TO HIM (BEAU JON)?? ,: M % # n \ wy.MViHvv""''"'"""' VwH wnTfH nnnJtniffCHiTJflcw A M..O..T H E .R..'.J5...,. LOVE .— -, — B yi -Moody • The closest tie on earth is a mother's love for her child. There are a good many things that will separate a man from his wife,,, but .* there isn't a thing in the wide, wide world that will separate a truo mother from her own child, I will admit that there are unnatural mothers, that there are mothers that have gone out of their minds, mothers that are so steeped in sin and iniquity that they will turn against their own children, but a true mother will never, never turn against her own child. MHMMMMM W MH HMtttt



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WINDWARD ISLANDS' QPINION SATURDAY MARCH 31. 1962 f THE WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION Is published every Saturday.-;It was established by J.H. Lake,'Sr. On July 1, 1959> as a means of helping to Improve the social, j economical, educational and political conditions of the Windwayd' Islands by advocating against the cause of injustice and' oppression, EDITOR DUTCH SECTION: J.H. Lake, Sr. P.O. Box 22, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, N.A, EDITOR FRENCH SECTION : MRS. B. MORALES Marigot St. Martin, F.W.I. Printers: The People's Print ery"Backstreeti —PhiUpsbnrg; P.P. DOOMED IN THE WINDWARD ISLANDS After a very long adsence Mr, Ciro Kroon was again seen on Windward Islands soil. He wa3 accompanied by W.C. Anslijn and Van Hugh Hassell. The gang arrived... on Monday March 19,'1962. Very many automobiles and trucks filled with school-children, Government workers and people from Angullla and the French Part of our island had -driven to the airport to welcome these gentlemen...... The Island Government employees and workers were given' the half day off for this purpose. However, the crowd although numerically fairly large only consisted of about 60 voters. The reception was quite cold, so cold that Mr. Kroon who had. planned before hand to render ah address upon his arrival at the airport changed his mind about this and held his piece, %  .,.The crowd at the airport was quite orderly and did not molest in any way the leaders of w.I.P.p. who were also present at the airport to see their, leader Mr, H_.I, Lopes off to. Curacao. NOTICE THE WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION FULLY SUPPORTS THE WINDWARD ISLANDS PEOPLE'S PARTY (W.I, P.P.) IN ITS STRUGGLE FOR FOR FREEDOM AND JUSTICE AND ENDORSES ITS SLATE OF £ANDIDATES FOR THE COMING ELECTION ON JUNE 4, 1962, IN KEEPING HEREWITH THIS NEWSPAPER WILL DEDICATE AS MUCH SPACE AS POSSIBLE TO THE PUBLISHING OF ALL CAMPAIGN MATERIAL ISSUED BY SAID POLITICAL PARTY. THIS WILL CONTINUE FOE THE DURATION OF THE POLITICAL CAMPAIGN AND AFTER JUNE 4, 1962, WE WILL AGAIN TAKE UP OUR NORMAL DUTIES TO ENLIGHTEN OUR PEOPLE TO THE BEST OF OUR ABILITY. / f -J~rH-,Lak o| S r. ; Editor & Publisher" %  "i Mr, Kroon and his company remained on the landing s^rip in the shade of the K.L.M. pla-ne for about half an hour while ev^ry effort was made by agents of the Wathey gang to incite the crowd to cheer. Finally the Company got into the waiting cars and followed byj 6ther \ cars and trucks vhereln the', above mentioned persons and children sat formed a procession, which -they called a parade and drove to Philipsburg, It must have been a'heart-rending experience for! Mr, Kroon to •hear "LONG LIVE THE PEOPLE", issuing, from the car's and,, tncks in his_cwri procession.-Another noticeable fact was that the car in which Mr. Kroon.jand his company rode was not provided 'with 'a flag of the Democat_ Party .of—Curacao; while in the streets .of -Philipsburg ono oould'^ee dozens"orTJiPY flags which 1 had-, been torn to ribbons On the evening following their arrival here a public political meeting was held by them in the (See D.P. DOOMED on page 4)



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J • ISLANDS* OPINION SATURDAY MfJl C H 31> 1962 TO THE PEOPIE OF SAM, LIVING IN ARUDA Dear Friends; Words indeed c annot express our great joy to bring to you the glad tidings.of the ground-breaking day for the air-* strip at Flatpoint on M*r c h 22, 1962. It was indeed a shane that the press was not represented, so that you c cn31d have $ad a full report of what took pla c e. At about 10.15 a.m. three helicopters fron H.M.S. "Karel-Do an you inagine arl on a stand rediruling his own flesh and blood for lathew aid Wathey? Do you know that Henry Every and 0 arl Anslijn are f iret^ousins ? Just let your mind wander a little and you will understand what' he would do you, £ you ever rossed hin, arl pronised Mr* Every (not pronised, de lared in a pan*phlet that he would not be running in the Windward Islands be c ause of c orruptian) and now he is oh a podiun c alling his own "flesh and blood" "Dernadette" and"Joan Of Ark". Friends, are you Christians? an you inagine a nan of de eny r getting on a politi al podiun in a publi .meeting and rediSiling the Holy Saints? Do you think the blessing of God c an be upon su c h a nan? The Lord allows you to go so far and then he in sane rysterious way brings you to a stop. I c ant inagine one "de c ent ^lristian minded person] supporting a party with a person like W. iii it or even supporting it. In the Holy S ripture it is written : "Tou c h not God*s anointed", yet sone-_ thing as low as a W^ baa the brass Ji in his f a c e to stand and r6diule than, by c onparing then with nan on this earth. Has this man lost the reason of his senseS? He has even c alled us at Saba kangoroosj grasshoppers and' what not, rcnenber 1Jhey are your fathers, nothers, brothers, Bisters and so on, whone he is c alling su h names j and yet you are supporting hin. He also stated in a publi* 5 meeting (without exception) that all the young nen in Saba, wore still wearing dypers and that they needed their nothersl milk. Friends do you realize what arl means; he would like to be the mother of all the young men in Saba and to feed them. We an*t ex c ept hin be c ause we are not sure what kind of a bottle he would offer us", perhaps a bottle of ogna Now be'aware of wolves'in sheep's c lothing, be c ause this W.. is surely one of them. I shall be ba k again.. Yours truly A Sabian not a Traitor. •



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, ^t/*>vae3rfV orfLo*>J* %  I E T LAgOR AMIIA YIKCI? ^..W'fc" LABOUR COKqPS S SATURDAY MARCH 31. 1962 Vol. 3 No.29 %  < %  > %  ...i. Price Fls. 0.25 K R O O N WE DO NloT WTLCGr1£ you HERev if^ 'CLAUK WPTMf/ yOU HRVE fl PACE OP &*HS$ KROONI WHAT fl&OUT OUR t"D\JCftTIOWL BILL? JOWhl W1T4 THE 3>.R WE VjftMT H.I. LOPES WE W