Windward Islands' opinion

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Title:
Windward Islands' opinion
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v. : ; 31 cm.
Language:
English
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Place of Publication:
Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
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Frequency:
weekly
completely irregular

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periodical   ( marcgt )
serial   ( sobekcm )

Notes

Dates or Sequential Designation:
v. 1- July 1, 1959-

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University of Florida
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SAVE THE STOPPERS AND WIN A BZG PRISE

FOR 1000 BEER STOPPERS WITH TfHE ~D "T"

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DRINK TENNENT'S TO-DAY AND

ENJOY YOUR PRIZES TO-MORROW

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WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION 6 3ATURDAY JUNE 9. 1962 IENNENI 'S PRIZE CONTEST • DRINK TENNENT S BEER & STOUT SAVE THE STOPPERS AND WIN A BIG PRIZE FOR 1000 BEER STOPPERS WITH THE RED "T" YOU WILL RECEIVE A BEAUTIFUL 9" x 15" MIRROW FOR 500 BEER STOPPERS WITH THE RED "T" YOU WILL RECEIVE A LOVELY TABLE LAMP THERE WILL ALSO BE OTHER PRIZES FOR THOSE WITH 300 & 200 STOPPERS MARKED: TENNENT TENNENT r S WORLD FAMOUS BEER, IN ADDITION TO GIVING YOU THE BEST IN BEER AND STOUT TASTE, NOW ALSO GIVE YOU A CHANCE TO WIN VALUABLE AND USEFUL PRIZES. DRINK TENNENT'S TO-DAY AND ENJOY YOUR PHIZES TO-MORROW AgSttbl MAYNARD'S AGENCIES Philipsburg, St. Maarten, N.A. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Dear Editor! Please allow m e a little space in you newspaper'to say thanks to Dr# Holzbsrger for the -wonderful way in whioh he taas helped me during my stay in the logo Hospital two weeks ago • I also like to'extend my "gratitude to the very nioe nurses who treated me so wonde£ul; "such as Nurse Ettienhe, Maooow-'Frede^iokjjduller; Philips, LordHall; BotfB; Ebury; Eleyn et al I must really say that I was treated •with exquitaite T.L.C. (Tender Loving Care)# I will "also like to say thanks to the others whose names I did not mention herein* > Thanking you in advance, I remain s Yours very truly;. E. Milton Lago Police Dept* Aruba, NA **************************** THANKS The foaily of the late Mrs* Caroline Williams wishes to express sinoere" thafiks to you the people of 9b Martin;' for the'kind thoughts of sympathy expressed during the time of our "here ivement* A speoial form of appreciation to the Officers and manners of the Ifaited Dutoh and French* Canmittee"for Je* ligious Purposes; for their interest and consolation given to us jdurlng



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•TCNDtt&HD I8LANQ8' OPINION SATURDAY. JUN g!9te 1962 i ii i' i I.J In Ifestern Europ e it was sold u£der the names Cotttergaifand Softenon;" in Britain as Dlstaval, and there -mere plans to int'roduoe'lt in the United States under the trade name Kevadon* ****** *********** • PUBLIC PREACHING On March 13 Methodist Bishop Hazen G Tferner told a gathering of ministers at a one-day conference on""unconventional evangelism"*'thfct; since people will not oome to ohuroh; they must go to'the people* According to the "bishop, 40 percent of the people do not*'attend any ohuroh and many "have even forgotten" the name of the ohuroh they stay away from* ********************* FIDEL REPORTED ARMING LATIN REDS Miami, Fla* JAP) The Miami News said Monday President Kennedy has been advise in an'intelligence report £hat the Fidel Castro government' is exporting U.S-tjellion had ended came with the surrender of top rebel Naval officers* A search was started for a large number of fugitive marine and civilianrebels thought to have fled to surrounding mountains* *" Maohado; veteran secretary'general of Venezuelan's Communist Party; was nabbed a 3 he stepped from a plane tKot brought him back from a 39-day trip $o Mo800W Under the constitution; "a deputy loses his immunity from arrest after 20 days absence without leaveo But oongress had extended Machado's original leave on May 16 > The government damped a dusk-todawn curfew on the Caribbean port**' Betanoourt said 3,;000 loyal soldiersj sailors and airnen "dominated" the situation in the city of 23,000* The situation was still tensVln the"country* Sabotage and terroriiiu were reported in Caracas and several other Venezuelan citieso : : ;Reports said a railroad bridge was blown up on the line to the industrial oity'of v*alencia 0 An oil refinery., was reported sabotaged in Punto Fi^o* Three small bombs exploded in C'araoas one at the La Rinconada horse track during the raooso %  t .-. ******************** POLICE CLASH WITH STUDENTS AT LISBjCft • UNIVERSITY. .. Lisbon, Portugal (AP) Polios "and students clashed at Lisbon University yesterday -when about 500 students t" tried' to stage a* march on the reotorate to protest the arrest earlier of some of their oolleaguet'o Strong; forces cf police were rushed to the scene when the demonstaators began gathering neor the university's hbspitalo Eyewitnesses cold a number of professors tried to prevent them from reaching the students^, At the same time the demonstrators began singing the "Sortuguese national anthem and shouting u assassins" at the polioe* ********************* mm



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WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION SATURDAY JUNE 9. -1962 D.P./P.P.A. WIN STATEN ELECTION BY SMALL MAJORITY! I NATIONAL PEOPLE'S PARTY (N.V.P.) DEFEATS P.P. IN CURACAO. The D.P./P.P.A. won the-majority of seats in the elections for tho staten of the Netherlands Antilles which were held on June 4th. 1962. In the Windward Islands (where one of the 22 members of the Staten is elected) the Democratic Party (DP) defeated the Windward Islands People's Party (WIPP). The election was closely contested and Sf Eaarten was responsible for the DP victory. RESULTS OF THE ELECTIONS IN THE WINDWARD ISLA?-!DS WINDWARD ISLANDS PEOPLE'S PARTY (WIPP) LIST No. ;L. Candidates St. M Saba St, Eust. Total LOPES 113 • w.s. B 212 332 I 7 VOGES 75 20 1 6 102 EVERY 22 173 58 2 255 DONKER 2 3 8 13 SGHMIDT 5 5 HAZEL TOTAL 35 M %  m ^ 5 40 247 M96_ 71/ 230 747 270 • DEMOCRATIC PARTY (DP) LIST No. 2 Candidates St. M. Saba St. Eust. Total WATHEY 457 W.S. B. 28 496 5 '6 HAS3ELL 11 33 119 • 8 171 WOODLEY 4 1 3 133 141 HALLEY 50 1 3 1 55 PETERSON 1 1 2 ANSLIJN TOTAL 7 19 2 28 530 ^ 60 133> 170 893 193 In Curacao the National PeoDle s -Par t.V (-mV\ r\oi Poa + ofl +V.* TV



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^—"WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION Friends, -* '_j Your office machine has now become an inseparable part of modern industrial life; so has also the ordinary typewriter in modern home life'. These machines are, nevertheless, delicate beings, design to give you high quality service. To attain ,t his continually, your machines must be regularly serviced and -maintained by a competent serviceman; You can now have your machines properly serviced and repaired right here in St. Maarten by a competent and experienced mechanic.. ...... Mr. J.F. Hyman, with many years of practice in the extensive business field of Curacao, now offers you the best of service in, typewriters, adding mach;, calculators, cashregisters and stencil and addressing machines. Just drop in at Philipsburg, Front Street No, 83, Just opposite the Oranje-school, You'll be happy you did'. •** %  MRS-FLEMING GARAGE .:. OVER-de-POND AT MARIGOT IS THE"PLACE WHERE YOU CAN HAVE THE BEST REPAIRS DONE TO YOUR CAR, BY A WELL TRAINED AND EXPERIENCED MECHANIC SO PUT AN END TO ALL YOUR CAR TROUBLES BY VISITING MRS FLEMING GARAGE OVER-de-POND MARIGOT —•— mmm— FLASH j FLASH 11 EVERYONE LIKES THAT WHICH IS NEW AND BEAUTIFUL AND NOW MONIQUE EMMANUEL, AT ST. JAI-ES, M1RIG0T HAS ADDED • 4 NEW STYLES OF THE BEST AND LATEST IN GALLERY AND STAIRCASE FANCY BLOCKS TO HIS STOCK PLEASE VISIT MONIQUE BEFORE YOU MAKE YOUR ORDER.



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m WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION SATURDAY JUNE 9. 1962 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, economical, educational and political conditions of the Windward Islands by advocating against the cause of injustice and oppression. EDITOR DUTCH SECTION! J.H. Lake, Sr. P.O. Box 22, Phiiipsburg, Bt'. Maarten, N.A, EDITOR FRENCH SECTION! Mrs. B. Morales Marigot, St. Martin, F.W.I. Printers! The.Peopled Printery Backstreet Phiiipsburg. REPRESENTATIVES t IN ARUBA: Mr. J.F. York Sabastraat 55A San Nicolas IN CURACAO! Mr. Wenford Wilson D3 22 2de District IN STATIA! Mr. V. Tobin Oranjestad, IN SABA! Mr. David Donker The Bottom & Mrs.'Rebecca Levenstone The Bottom ST. MAARTEN BASEBALL ASSOCIATION TO SPONSOR ISLAND BASEBALL SERIES 1 The 1962 baseball competition has Just ended. The competition was won by the Caterpillars of Phiiipsburg and feecond place was won by Caribair of Marigot. The St. Maarten Baseball Association under the Chairmanship of Mr. J; "Chick" Arrindell, former Lagoite, has been doing a wonderful job of promoting this game on the islands, and is now busy planning to imtroduce for the first time the "Island Baseball Series", This Series will be on the basis of the best three out of five games, and will be played between the Caterpillars of Phiiipsburg and Caribair of Marigot'. Our Editor was invited to attend a meeting of this association on Thursday evening last The meeting which dealt with the orga-. nizlng and conducting of the intended "Island Baseball Series" was handled in a businesslike manner The Ohairman did a fine job and all present displayed interest and enthusiasm. Among some of the accomplishments of the meeting were the forming of two Committees; One for the Dutch Part and one for the French Part of the island. The purpose of these committees will be to contact business firms and perminent members of the community with the hope of getting aid from them(Money or gifts)money donated will be used to purchase prizes and all gifts will be distributed as prizes. The Committee for the Dutch Part consists of! J. Illidge, J.H. Arrindell, A. Scott and J. Lynch The Committee for the French Part consists of! E. Brookson, Frankie Arnell and B. Halley. Other members of the Board of the St. Maarten Baseball Association are Mr, John Cooper, Mr. Philip Bryan, and Mr. L.F. Beauperthuy. The Association is planning to make this Series one .of the biggest sporting event ever to take place on the island and we ar appealing to all to try and give the Association what-ever assistance you can. If any of our readers abroad would like to make a contribution toward this noble cause, it will be highly appreciated; Please address your contribution to! ST. MAARTEN BASEBALL ASSOCIATION c/o Mr. J. "Chick" Arrindell Phiiipsburg, St. Maarten, N.A.



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WINDWARD I3LAND8 1 OPINION SATURDAY JTUE 9; 1962 ourthae a f sorrow. They have shown that their motto of •togetherness 1 is true" not only when -we are in the' test of spirits "but also when a kind word or helping hand is needed for"upliftment. It" really moke s the heart happy when one realizes that although they have left -a plaoe for'so many years; they* have not been forgotten* The many oards of sympathy which we have received* showed us not only that we are remembered "but also"of the* good ohristian life which our mother has led. Again we want to say; thank you; to everyone and especially the editor of this paper who has made it possible for us to expr ess our sineere appreciation* The Meyers Family* ************************ THE N-EW 31 AT EN OF TEE NETHERLANDS MTIL LE8 The following persons have "been elected as "members of the St at en of the Netherlands Antilles for the term 1962 19661 In iruba i J.% Yraiisquin (PPA> Maroo Henriquez (PPA); J. Erasmus (PPA); E.O. Petronia (PPA) D.C*.' Mathew (PPA), CA. ""man (AVP). D.G. Oroes (AVP) ^Maximo Croe.s (AVP)'. ** : ... In.Bonairei L.A. Abrahams;. (PDB) In Curaoaoi Mr. Dr. H. da Costa Gomez (NVP)", H. Pifeters Kwiers (NVP); B. Ph. Bomer (NVP ), W. De Boer (NVP), CR. E. W. Voges ( NVP); S.D. Abbab


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' %  I llll WINDWARD ISLANDS* OPINION SATURDAY JUNE 9, 1962. American Consulate General Wlllemstad, Curacao, N.A. PRESS RELEASE #6 GIFT FOR POEM ON JOHN GLENN'S ORBITING On Wednesday, May 16, 1962, the American Consul General in Curacao, Mr, Harris tf, Huston, presented a book called "The American Heritage Book of the Pioneer Spirit", to Mr. Clarence Augustine PETERSON, of the Custom's office in Curacao. Mr. Peterson, who is a known writer of poems, wrote a-special message of appreciation of the orbiting of John Glenn, on February 20', 1962, titled "An American in Orbit". • In gratitude, the United States Information Service awarded him with the beautiful book on American history, which was handed to him by Mr. Huston. The poem, published in one of the local newspapers* on March 5, 1962, is as follows: John Glenn left the Cape Canaveral base, Faith in his heart, a smile on his face". SerieB of delays his courage unalterlng, His trust in his Creator unfaltering. And by his grace he reached a place, Close to the stars in outer space. Hisflight there is a thrilling story, Three orbits were his path to glory. As his spaceship made some rough 4ips, The prayer in our hearts was on our lips. Three times around the earth he flew, And from way up there beyond the blue His voice came down, strong and good, ..The..way.a brave and bold man's should. Friend and foe followed him in the sky, This flight in space no one can deny. Millions of hearts swelled with emotion, %  As *Glenn was restriovod from the ocean. The whole thing public and bonafide, 'Done by free men with nothing to hide. %  • Thes"e vrords come right from the heart: Although we know she had a latestart, When the space race is finished and done, May his great country be second to none! > &f La Prensa • '' Curacao, May 16, 1962, Ed; Note: Mr. Peterson is a native of St. Maarten, N.A. and many of his poems have been published in the Windward*. Is%  lands' Opinion., -J



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^IWWMa WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION 4 :.-.. SATURDAY JUNE 9. 1962 k RESULTS OF THE STATEN ELECTIONS HELD IN '-i THE NETHERLANDS ANTIUES ON JUNE 4. 1962. PARTIES STATEN SEATS %  STATEN 1958 1962 SEATS: j l; Radical (Cur. ) 1249 • 2'. UnPoCo n 603. ; 3. NVP/COP ii 20353 6 22526 7 4. DP ii 18771 5 18953 5 5; KVP ti 5490 1 %  2521 *• 1. AVP (Aruba) 4502 2 6141 3 2. FOA it 350 — 3; WIPP it • 333 ~ 4. UNA II 2054 1 1637 5. PPA it 9912 5 10271 5 1. PPBU (Bon) 2. BDB 1138 1374 1. WIPP (NVP) (W.I.) 521 2; DP 904 1121 1453 747 893 ". %  %  ; %  winning 7 of the 12 seats which can be elected by that island, the other 5 seats went to the DP and the three small parties (Radical. UnPoCo and KVP) were "shutout"; In Aruba the PPA won 5 of the 8 seats which can be elected there and the other 3 went to the AVP, and like in Curacao the three small parties (FOA.. WIPP and UNA) were all "shut-out In Bonaire the PDB defeated the PPBU and won the one seat which can be elected there. 4HHH BE SURE TO GET YOUR COPY OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION EVERY WEEEIJ



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OPINION *AM0R_ LABOR AMHIA VIHCIT" L0 7£ & LABOUR COHQUER ALL THIBQS* 4 SATURDAY JUKE 9. 1962 Vol. 3 No. 35 Price Fls. 0.25 v DP/PPA WIN ELECTION BY SMALL MAJORITY. NVP DEFEATS DP IN CURAOAO!! .: %  %  %  %  • %  %  %  %