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ST. I4AWSN O-~R.hLLY No .1 iT --SUCCESS
On Sunday last St. Mqarten tad its first car rally th' '
rally which was called "St. Naarten Auto-rally No. 1* l"
sreat success 25 oari and 8p persons took part in tbfl'
and the organizing 'oomOittee consisted of, Mr. J. van 7 -
SMrl. B.J. van Bodesom a-i3 Mr. JA.. Sohouten who were.
S stated by Mt andeiras. B. J. van Bodegom and member.
S iptAltp.bui'r oys.' Brigade. .:.
lThe l rn y aAarted a little beyond the "Welvaarts B
$ rptartivot .v ia the bomrWl IL
L ,naw.ll. ,4
.;: iO&:' t fl t,.
* i ThtFTJ I" S
..P :u ';~r'
lshBd every Saturday--' It
lashed by J.H. Lake Sr. on July 1,
as a means of helping to improve
s oc ial, economic, educational and
0olitioal conditions of the Windward
~iands by advocating against the cause
1r injustice and oppression.
R DIUCH SHITIONs
ii. dlake, Sr.
0. Box 22-
OR F&REWH SECTIONs
The people' s Printery
Tamarindesteeg No. 8
t8 SSs :: : 1 1 :s 8 S11 :3
Sa most amusing affair.
U sweet soap, yours truly
*he end of the rally thi3 parbioi-
,,-nt to the SBa-View Hotel where
re served a bottle of oold beer
s, t delioious dish ofa N-si-
a enjoyed A-1 service given
r Overaeer and his staff.
wire won by the following per-
of BaPoo Po-
p17 OD JOH
2nd. Prizes ..
Teams Van Hul*Wrtew (,-t ,j 4 ,0)
Van Yperen (oi.n dosr E )
Team) Mr. and Mrs, J aen (Mr.
Jansen is m sager t fthe
Windward Islaids Bagk)
Extra premium or a
Mr. Freddy'Hollander (of
Philip sbtrg Utilities)
DANCOWs 1 Lbs makes 3 Ltr of Milk
The Windward Islads' Opinion con-
gratulates Mr. van Bodego and his
Committee for a Job well done.
DELEGATION FRIN, THE SUROPBS PAILIA-
MENT WISIT ISLAND.
On Monday last a Delegation f ra
the European Parlianent. viit&d the
island The Delegati of'rl h:ioh
making a t udy of the Caribbean,, vi*
sited Curacao and Aruba last month
S U R F s EZTA MILD TO YCUR B~P
St. Maarten was not Uasted on the
.Delegation'. ap rCrag i, b b th, mBm.
bers- of the Delegatiba were. o 1-.
pressed by what they had Ile ir a-
bout St. Maarten, first: in land
and then in Curacao, by the Bot. ..
C. Wathey, Representative of t~o Wi~ 1
ward Islands in the Staktenr (Ldqiu-
lative Council) of the ,etPiUe1) :s
Antilles, that they decided to vi-'
sit the island.
49-.bean in every oup ..i- MLAP
. The Deleg ati@ oonasiatd ofd ..
Marocilies (Preaident-), S.A. -Fosthta
mus (VicePresid'ea ). B 'CaiAtieir,
He. Kqeaig HIiiane Ie,'a.seatat, L.
MtaEBr;', 6 d, tr]-i &.
Car'ebi, K. i.ah KSpr .A.
Mat4at, and ard rar *t
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t o. -- :: _= o m- .
oo YOUt nQ O raO pUsTE aZThp WCWIWo*rGt
Then, awe V3TlO0 BRIL Ei Cole Bay
wiwasdr ai9_of the ondJsion=. year oar.
s. or roof 4 .d the oapdtiion. qt your
furettirf ii. B L Ir. ill 6 yo'
a firfrs oalriF" 3
Whatever your 'upholater needs are jusb
oontaot VIC TO R ..B B L
Saw. yoar oar seat aid furniture look-
ing .r, for CMBIS=AS All wiork_'.is
done at REALONABL PRICESl.
the Nethqrlands Antid lles, A.C. Wathe
The Mirbt of Maegot.* Dr. E Petit,
Daes ies-'iai~o. h er and Milton'
P.*r~; Flrtt, -s6a Thnto, Tird and
Forth Deputy Mar ir-6 t Marigot, F. -
ahoisa, Jeffry, -. Que.el and
E-rMingo, reageotively, oAting -3t*.
rGorvnor and leandeouncil member
Chas* laun and IslAftdoouncil mew.
Oers, Clem labe.ga ad L.B, -bot.
like a whisper ... g3VB p
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'fte .roup then made a trip around
the island, with stos at the follow-
z1g plaoess Border (historio point),
Rapgtit (urMani atoanf), Gdn Case
a .-Ut tfi.. tt a 3adl..:. tISon,
Sl ai1r i 's ,P) t ..i 3a.i (boS.wr4. pier;
.whieh i -s i
wreo giv, o l
the plan to.0
so abay. UTamoi'r
At 4 p,,. tla ,
departed bly 1
Ao ordi p to
from a r~iab
Balagatio A wa
imprae sed with
and au rV ebd at|
to assi4b ,eaa
island. ^ jc
C o M M.3 )I
StPPORT When on X
1963, tbh IN
ITI oSmmo ".
p ebde me6
be extended to the six *i
Netherlands ~ AtiUbesk
- ean part of the It l&ga,
bration will aaTWri "t '
ings of gratitideA,
o T*b 0rFx^ ?orl Mih
to IrN UD
to g agl~'
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oedure applied in. the Netherlands An.
S tUljs. The. unity of the two parts of
.the Kingdoa reached its olimax on Deoem-
her 15th, 1954, when H.M. Queen Juliana
authorized a new legal order'*hich gave
the right to. both the Netherlands An-
tilles and Surinam to promote their own
interests quite independently. The auto-
nomy of each of the countries-was laid
down in a statute to the effect that in
future each part of the Kingdom was to
'i ~ ~~ ~- --. .- ..- ..- -. ..- -. .
R LIBBY'S Milk, read & save the label
1 be governed according to its own con-
The Statute introduced a period of
great solidarity between the Netherleads,
Surinam and the Netherlands Antilles.
The Antillean Posts will will emphasize
this fact by the issue of a special post-
age stamp on the occasion of the 150th
anniversary of the independence of the
Netherlands. This stamp has been de-
s signed by the Netherlands artist R.D.E.
I enaar, who aLso designed the three
commemorative stamps to be issued'by the
Netherlands Postal Services, Nov, 21,
1963, The price of the stamp is NA f~.25,
exclusive of forwarding charges.
Size of the stamps 31.55x32,2 mm
size of the designs 27.55x27.55 mm
papers without watermark
gummings Arabio gum
sheets of 10x10 = 100 stamps
printing techniques photogravure
printers: Joh. E ashed6 & h1., Haarlem,
Colour of the stamps green, black and
How To Order The Postage Sctamps
Orders should be forvaided to's
Postmaster, Willemstad, Curacao,
Orders for USA $100.--, or more,
should be accompanied by a bank
draft or a certified. cheque; fbr
smaller orders, postal money or-
ders are suggested.
Letters containing USA dollar
SAPOLIN VINYL MASONRY PAINT Resists weather Mildew fading
SAPOLIN CHASIS BLACK PAINT for chasis and under finder
SAPOLIN VARNISHES quick drying LIGHT O0K and SPAR VARNISH
LATEX PAINTS for your walls in 16 beautiful cahades
For further information contact the man "LILDAN"
This man worked at the large factory where these products
are manufactLred specially for the tropio for 9 years
.Timo payments arranged if necessary.
S.. J OHN
3FEN FOR DANCE BOOKINGS, PAYWi& IN ADVANCE
la l' OPAINION__,....... .
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bill should be registered.
L7 Correspondence by air mail is re-
o ommende d.
7 1e7nittance would be sufficient to
cover the amount. of the "order plus
postage and bank charges, if any.
SInternational reply coupoqp are
accepted at NA f0.20 each' bank
cheques are exchanged at the':rate
of US. $1.-- = NA f 1.87; dollar
bills at the rate of USA $.--
NA f 1.85.
Postal Service of the Nether-.
ST. MARIN'S DAY
The French and Dutch sectors bf St.
Martin will again join together, for.
the fifth time since the signing of the
315 year old treaty between the free
inhabitants of the northern and southern
parts of the island, in celebrating on
November llth, 1963, the anniversary of
the discovery of the island by Christo-
for sound and style N R DM EN DE
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The Discovery Day celebration is al-
ternately held each year on the French
sector af the island and the Netherh nds
Antillian Sector. This year the Nether-
lands Lntillian sector is again pri-
vileged to take charge of the activities
on the Netherlands Antillian side.
On this day, everyone is requested to
display the National Colours and to
participate in the religious services as
well as the official ceremonies and
festivities of the day.
The Government of the French and Dutch
s:des of Lt. Martin have excused their
respective employees from work on this.
day, in as far as the essential services
permit, and private concerns are request-
ed to cooperate and grant their kiployees
By' Island Resolution dated September
27th, 196S, No. 245 the following per-
sons have been appointed ia the "Caomit-
Stee. of lth NB-vember, ~r'
I ,A 7 A
I' :~B~Bvil k=n
Mr. J. Illidge
Mr. P. Streefkerk
Mr. P. Latten
06.30 A.M. Church S
07.00 A.M. COhtrh S
07.30 Lh6. Church S
08.00 LA.. Church S
brvice .oA t
h of lk fgoat
ervioo in the -.
tCh r of Cha ,o
ervioe in the .
Methodist Church of NS
09.00 AAM, Commemoration Cere6o0
at the Monuiaen 1848 p
1948, at the Border.
Participating in this :.
ceremony will bes
French Military Tr ':'.
The Gendarmes ofa
St. Martin, Nt
Antilles Polioe Deptf
Boy S3outs, Boya' Btr"
gade, as well As
Philipsburg Caum .
Brass-band. PFlalt it^ e
bute and speeches by .
L1. Governor of the boh
part, Mr. J.J. Beaau3J ;'
and the Sous Prefrt of
the French part Mr... ',i
Toast, given at e thea ,1
Philipsburg for invt;
SIGIJ/JL toothpaste does 2 jtdbu _I
11.00 L.M. Toast given at the
at Marigot, in.knitBFoR
the Ancient Comatat !
Parade organic sd b~
"St. Maarben Pi t0T
ti lliam, t .
ending at tb t.
cu i ;;'. ... '"
Presentation of, the a t
the Captain of. ihI w
football team b.y is EoiR
the Lt. Governor"of the
Windward Islands, J.J. Be
Final judging of the Groul
and Floats that partioipal
in the "Festival" activi-
Fireworks at St. John's
Public dance at tbe St
John's Ranch at Cti-de-
Sac in which many bands wi
11th of Novem-
S Drinks and
a o- ks will be
a sale during
SBall fiel and
Smany tents will
in general is
"' cooperate in
making this day
a very event-
( Press Release
MTL E T. T E R S
i T E
*H *****D**I***T ***
COLD STORAGE AND FP
the Responsibility of the Editor)
St. Eustatius N.A,
October 24 1965
pah "the follow plingin your
n'ea* ,p-per of the Catho-
State atn i t2 ai i ,
Sg i rs .g*.-A.s.
41r I'm not C idbt of af lpafi a-
lar ouroaji, but I b-1f-l iw
aul- FathErhooDl f GodGac dt B
Shood of an, and tfi lkafa te
Ghyroh is ptrvi g that thiy e
ps what they preaoh.
te what is .ti Mmatter with the 'Pbeast
ant Churohes?. y. :are theyy hidi~,be-"
hind..saoe moreent Th majority '.
Negroes in hg-rioa and absl India l
are Prote6tats, but mott of tSh-
ohurches in these places williaeUl
a man to kill you and than 90e to
your funeral shedding Iraoodile
i1 tears. Why don't they stand up for
to stand up for
they want is
TRADING COMPANY and missionary.
meetings, and t
their i gatherings s
- Philipsburg 'and several other
You have to
rchandise admire tfie iAl
Catho o CGhuroh;
Household arti- for they have
les Hardware by their aoti.as,
and that aocordirs
Suitcases to the Bible it is
better to gi4e
s & Children than to r
But, the o- -
site; and in-
RESH VEGETABLES stead of using
on their pulpit;
CGJNER they shpold4'pt
-"GIVE AD 1W'0
instead of "GOD IS LcOV -
A gemnan writer raoe wrote that~i ,
man who is afraid to stand up for h.-
rights is at sla..
Now plea s doM't misaundsiata k1
not a Catholia, bur by thpiir .
you s iatl o tbm.aM thd
"a. arbtinm i
Bys A. Tk, I ige .
Col~nbus and a frifAr hi dia.-
oo"ee In &ra^ A 1 oile
with 1o aIrb. A l-.y tfat in la n hert,
eand a l-ooricore a wIOar 4
-t i fotti*g Ahi d 'iO 4n ,
FPnlso and Dzboh, who lv p h obhar
oh, a0 Iwoh- ounbrat 0 oA4letr
the 4Q year of t#h isO f$disoaer O
batoidel to this, it i aid 516 asr.
sinsae e ..e treaty has be1 signed
betweenh th Prench aid'iv9t .eA It is0
indeed; fitting that we 2elebg ate altes
natively these to hi ftorio eaitsa,
Every oitisen, atght to feel protal
Frun'h and Dutoh, liTing *O an Island -
with an area of 9800 H Hotaes divided
by. a frontier oimhbrnz part ;
Hectares Southern part 4000 Heotaree -
Ther'. ir sbsolttely -no room for nothing
but Ladf .
Ilb his a.l kind o 'hituan prob'm s to
be scaWid; industrial, political, eoo-
nmijo, ftancialans r ,igiotaU Thsfe
probls ooanoQt be solved by hate,. or
by Canfliot or fore. They say be sir-
pressed s8ae way pr otier, but if they.
are to b&b solved they ast be solved
in a pAirit of iaial 0o-operation, of
friel43y assooiatit antd aof onsItitation
with a ftisd lpao e of doing justioe
and establishing Mprty a*a0 men,
ThM are .the tI*ad nl aptimr fowunda-
tiba Iof pee '
It4 st not be forgotten, 10aoe it-
self, te not the achiewiab of an i-
rme~b ideal i i :i t ta p Liberby,
3R. MLJRTEN HAiMB
Tos otevedores Bargeqrs
We are aware that a are
age of the pilterage to i
landed at this port is oc
satve~P oreg, barSeQoren
Orer the years mna
taken to prew.n t this-t
1iy the szeuts are far tr
tory. In the mentiwm e t4
Philipabrg har b~' giW(
MaOW, wi*tf reaudoh i.U
have ma-e' 3stel0 Iriea'"
preOiew' as a ,oo.
* tt a-po rt; '
" '1^r^ ^ -
mUR ND nD
the aranw gEBte. f.
maio the w .tre of
People & a. Maartat g
Duthol a third objeot t.
by educational feature
mote, the assami~Lation
hiLtory of a oity,- or
nation oonduoes to lovea
oivio pride and loyalty,
bind a people tcg th.r,
still more haonagns ani
*bab ility AMd la st, buti:
it umkse the inhabitant 9,
titans, by hWlding up to
lofty traditions-.to intei
affection and inspfie trhi
8 T. MLART EN HARBOUR & TRANSPORTATI O.N
PHILIP S URG
ROYAL NETHERLANDS STE/MSHIP 00..
(fortnightly direct service from Europe)
(monthly direct service from New York
In order to improve our service to parties receiving cargoes
per one of the above steamship companies or any other steamship
company represented by us the following system of delivery of oar-
goes to consignees has been established as from November let.,
1. Present documents giving you title to the cargo
in question in our office in Philipsburg.
(Original bill of lading or Bank Delivery Or-
2. In oar office you'will receive a white and a
red deliverl-slip, against which cargo will be
delivered to you on the pier. The white slip
has to be signed by you and will serve as our
receipt, together with all your remarks.
The red slir is yours and may be used for your
purposes, su-ch as claiming damages and shortages
noted there, etc.
3. When you caurot come yourself .to take delivery
of the cargo, youth representative, for instance
your truck-dliver, besides the documents men
tioned above, must'present a written authoriza-
tion signed by you, and authorizing him to take
delivery of the cargo on your behalf. Swh authori-
zations can be obtained in our office.
Please note that exceptions on the above rules
will not be allowed.
WIth your cooperation, we are sure the abova enmarateod .sy-
tem will prove to be a subooess, an. will help -se to rs4 e. ha
ages 8and damages to datgo, while wtongtue doel1ri a*
be'* .. Ub f the'pat, in the inter, "i'
C 0 RP N V .
pawdona OCaeque*iial prison ernteneoos
oan be expe~.oq 0
Copies of ftthia~s orandvr .lI be dis-
triburted -sionn al 'iamployeet oe nedi
and their repematie fore "asr rei ugen.lb
ly requested to emphasize the -ifportanoe
hereof to his ten.
signed N*C. tWathe
next, tshe is.the gist of
Mrs*' J svan tp a dp
The ohae ig MItMBMss
friend of pretty Miss Ilt
Hekid, a ms ber of the
newspaper, told our repmr'OW
likes 9. Maarten very .-'W~e*
people are so friendly l. f
of thaem" said Miss Basck
The wndard Islandrs'
weloames Miss Barker in ouir
wishes her an enjoyable beta. ,:
-. ."* .:i
GOING & COMING
-Mr. and Mrs. Harry foger 'io' New
York will be leaving by Caribfr this
morning for homes Mr and M'r Rogers
who arrived here a week ago Stayed at
Windsor. where aooording to their own
story, they had a most enjoy3tle stay.
The .Rgers who are lose f4.Wnds of
Mr. Charles Ttwill, a frequent visitor
of the island, said that thig- as their
first visit to the island, b t' it oer-
tainly will not be their lasfoi
The Windward Islands' Opinion wishes
the Rogers' a safe trip home and lock
forward to seeing them back nWt year.
-Mr. Victor Monsanto, reoez y return-
ed from a lng vacation (4-m46 hs) in
the U, 8,, Mr. Mnsanto, is an effi-
oient and capable young detec'bve at-
tached to the Polioe Dept. h,, and is
the first native to fill thi. position.
He' will take up duties again*g n Nov.
We welcome him baok and wish him a
long and productive term of aeqvioe on
the island. "
-The charming Miss Juliana Julie"
Peters of Cole Bay returned h6t on
Tuesday from Curacao where sl .ewas va-
Miss "Julie" is the daughter f Mr.
and Mrs- H. Peters of Cole BI nd one
of the best beautioiaAs on tI) island.
She is.looking just fine.
The ingdward Islands' Opiniqn welcomes
her back in our midst,
-The attractive i Ca. n eIkBarker of
Sb. eittW is at pI ~Joe.i~ g
her^ TMOM BaifR- 3t~~ of
^gA*.e^. sa ,i~i i^J--.^f M-l~~~pl .I' tjI
| *^^f ..-~hl ,tB jBlktF ~KaBB^BiiB ''uB m |Br
FL EMM ING -
BE L L
+ + ++ +
On Wednesday Ootdr 50, 15]s 7
Rose Melonie Flanming and M -l wm0m&a
Ruben Woods exhanged mari~"p 10.
The civil rites were perfor bat I
C. Williams at the Court-nhba.,, %
Philipsburg at 3 pom. and tbh re~Ui
gious ceremony took place at th I .
A. Church a t Seager's Qut bat i
p.m. Pastor Edward ArBher .ouda'iiUwC;
The bride was given in .in
her step-father Mr. C. P ,yn..
Mabel Woolds, sister of the
groom was the maid-of. hacowP', bri l'k
maids were, Miss M. Woods, Mi -& *|
Wesocat, and Miss Charliene sUUB .
The ushers were, B. Willias, Me
Philips; and B. Woods.
I reception was given at the hqae .
of the bride's mother, Mrk 0O P)
at Eager's Gut.
We congratulate the young oouple
and wish them much suooess.e
HERBERT GRIP F $
Cn Wednesday Nov. 6, 19
Lilian Irene Herbert and I
Nathaniel Griffith were J(
Mr. Griffith is a uativ
Kitte who has liwed .~i -
years and is uwll kenI a
'otp4s^ a^ iR p ^^& ^^^^flK^^tpy^mS
___ CL_ I_ _l~C __CI__ MOM
The civil rites were performed by Mr.
0. Willilmns at the Court-hall;at Phi-
lipsburg at 19 a.m. and the-~itnesees
weres Islandoomunil member L .t Soott
ad..Bditor of this newspaper, J.H,.Lake.
4 s 10s30 a.me the religious; ceremony
were qoaduoted at the Methodiat.Churoh
ft Caoe Bay by Rev. K. Khan, Supt. of
the Methodist Church here. The bride
was giT.n in marriage by L.Bi Soott,
1Mrs, L.B. Soott was the maid-of-honour
and J.fH Lake was the bestmanl for the
The reception which was honour by the
present of Lt. Governor J.J. Beaujon
was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
A. Cannegieter at Philipsburg.
The couple who.-will reside pn the
Baoketreet in Philipsburg received many
valuable and useful girs,.
The Windward Islands' Opinion oongra-
tulatensGrifftrand Lilian and wishes
them.p.uh success as-man and wife,
I. ita A***** a
-HBE EDITOR OF THIS NE~SPIPER
LEFT THE ISLAND ON FRIDLY
FOR A SHORT VISIT ABROAD.,
'BpiAUSE OF .THIS THE NEWS-
PAPER WILL NOT BJE PUBLISHED
O SATUDAY NO. 16, 1963.
INSTEAD THE NEXT ISSUE WILL
B& PUB MRED ON SiTURRAY NCV.
23, 19639. ".
Edit a -Publishe r
lY ANTENNA FOR CHANNEL 4 TO *GO
S I, 'P TION T SOON
the next 7 to 10 days special
oariyM.a aptxeIa, beamed to
.. ~ tetatino at. Puerto
~ ~ ~ ~ I "":
JOHNSN WARNED RUSSIANS -
ROTTERHDMs Vioe President Lyndon
Johnson warned the Russians on Tues-
day, that although the Soviet Union
oan win American Friendship that it
oan also provoke our hostility. "
Johnson and his wife arrived froB
Luxingburg as the Berlin oribis over
the hold-up of -an Amejrioan troop
convoy deepened as W.stern envoys
conferred with Mosoow and Bonn to
seek a solution.
Johnson shook hands Texms style
and handout ball-point pS "4Ppreap
ly imware t 4k iai
gi4e 5 i 4--.sjrA
being installed on t thetp of "the
Fort Hill, by the Philipabrg
Utilities Co. of Philipdburg and
equipment which ootst: 4,000.--
U.S. arri ved earlier.this week.
Sane months ago the Phllipdburg
Utilities Co. had the first tele.
vision relay antenna installed an
the Fort Hill It is beamed nu
channel 6 television station at
Puerto Rico, and because of it,
television owners here;are able to
get good reception from Ohannel
6. This station is operated by the
Government of Puerto Rico and its
programs are more of a cultural and
Channel 4 on the other band is
privately operated and its program
are more of an entertaining nature -
It is on the air from 11 a.m. until
10 or 11 p.au, and one can enjoy '
sw;a exciting programs as, boxing,
horse-race, wrestling, dancing, live
shows eto. It is one of the most
popular television stations in Puer-
In connection with'the installa-
tion of this antenna, Philipdburg
Utilities Co., is offering a special
Christmas campaign, starting on
November 12', 1963 and ending on
December 31, 1963 During this
period anyone oan purtlase an
EMEPSON television set for only fle.
412.50 This price includes, msst &
antenna plus installation at the
home of the buyer*
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T o" WIN;
W. BOEI E
S I MCA
IL VL. _
S ,. M A A .:J
B HRAVE IN STOCK
PLYOOD all mizes
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wm ffiNPff/JBD ISLANDS' OPINION SATURDAY NOV. 9, 1963 Your8 Truly, £Lvin N. Patrick St. Eustatius, N.A. St. Martin's Day By: A. Th. Illidge Columbus and a friend saw his discoveries in a dream. And he sfiled out' with no ohart. Only faith in his heart, and he discovered a world* It is fitting that our government, Frenoh and Dutch, who love eajh other oh, so much commemorate, ajicl oelebrate the 470 years of the Island's^disoovery. Subsidery to this, it is now 315 jears since a Jeaoe treaty has been' signed between the French and Dutoh It is indeed, fitting that we celebrate alteivnatively these two historic events. Every citizen, aught to feel proud Frenoh and Dutch, living on an Island with an area of 9800 Heotares divided by a frontier Northern part 6800 Heotares Southern part 4000 Heotares There is absolutely no room for nothing but peaoe. Tie have all kind of' human problems to be solved; industrial, political, economic, financial and religious These problems cannot be solved by hate, or by o'onfliot or force. They may be suppressed some way or other, but if they are to be solved they must be solved in a spirit of kindly oo-operation, of friendly association and of consultation with a fixed purpose of doing justioe and establishing liberty among men. These are the true and lasting foundations of peaoe. It must not be forgotten, Peaoe itself-is not the achievement of an i-" dealj the ideal itself is human Liberty, Justioeand the honourable conduct of an orderly and humane society* More than obvious, two'nations to live in peace in a small area, for over 315 years Let us give God Thanks for that everlasting foundation ofWeaoe, founded by that holy faith of our forefathers. Let us rejoice and be happy as we continue to make history for posterity. For the power of tradition has been one of the most foundamental and constructive forces"of all people f all tines. As a body propelled through space tends to travel in a direct line unless diverted by some force other than that which drives it, so a people tenets' to follow the impulses of the past, and adhere" to traditions unless turned theeefrom by other influences* Therefore the ing raved history of a nation wheih in a broad sense we call tradition, serves as a balance-wheel, tending to restrain sudden and spasmodic departure, from the normal mode of progress. Historical culture and progress materially promote the welfare of the-commonwealth. People of St. Maarten, Frenoh and Dutch, a third object to be attained by educational features is to promote, the assimilation of our adopted population. Because, knowledge of the history of a city, or state or a" nation conduces to love'of country, civio pride and loyalty, it serves to bind a people together, and make it still more homogenous and give it stability. And last, but not least, it makes the inhabitants better citizens, by holding up to their eyes lofty traditions to interest their affection and inspire their imitation. ST. MAARTEN HARBOUR AND TRANSPORTATION CORP. Memorandum Nov. 4. 1963 Tot Stevedores Bargeerews Piermen Tie are aware that a great percentage of the pilferage to the cargoes landed at this port is caused by our stevedores, bargee rews and piermen. Over the year3 measures have been taken to prevent this but unfortunately'the results are far from satisfactory. In the meantime the Port of Philip sburg har been given a very bad name, with reason. Insurance companies have made steady increases of their premiums as a co.'isequenoe of the heavy claims received on cargo discharged at i this port. In view of the above oiroumstanoes we oonsider it hi.gh time to apply the most severe neafures against any one of our employeei detected in any aot of pilfering or tampering with oargo. "Spies" will be on the lookout and will receive a .reward from, us for a tipoff leading to the apprehension of the criminal* Needles', to mention such persons will be immediately discharged from our service without recourse or CSee Letter 3. on page 9)
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'WINDWARD. ISL/JJDS 1 OPINION. .4 SATURDAY NOV. 9.. 1963 oedure applied in the Netherlands Antilles. The unity of the two^parts of the Kingdom reached its climax on December 15th, 1954, when H.M. Queen Juliana authorized a new legal order which gave the right to both the Netherlands Antilles and Surinam to promote their own interests quite independently. The autonomy of each of the countries was laid down in a statute to the effect that in future each part of the Kingdom was to LIBBYS Milk, read & save the label be governed according to its own conceptions. The Statute introduced a period of great solidarity between the Netherlands Surinam and the Netherlands Antilles. The Antillean Posts will will emphasize this fact by the issue of a special postage stamp on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the independence of the Netherlands. This stamp has been designed by the Netherlands artist R.D.fi. Oxenaar, who also designed the three commemorative stamps to be issued'by the Netherlands Postal Servioes, Hov, 21, 1963, The price of the stamp'is NA Fd.'25, exclusive of forwarding charges. Teohnioal Details Size of the stampj 31.56x32.2 mm size of the designi 27.55x27.55 mm perforaton: 12il2gpaper* without watermark gumming! Arabic gum sheets of 10x10 % 100 stamps printing technique* photogravure printers* Joh. Ensched* & fc., Haarlem. Colour of the stamp* green, black and orange. How To Order The Postage Stamps [~f Orders should be forwarded toi Postmaster, Willemstad, Curacao, i Netherlands Antilles. LJ Orders for USA $100., or more, should be accompanied by a bank draft or a certified cheque; for smaller orders, postal money orders are suggested. fj Letters containing USA dollar SAPOLBI VINYL MASONRY PAINT Resists weather Mildew fading SAPOLIN CHASIS BLACK PAINT for chasis and under finder SAPCLIN VARNISHES quick drying LIGHT OAK and SPAR VARNISH LATEX PAINTS for your walls in 16 beautiful shades For further infopation contaot the man "LILDAN" This man worked at the large factory where these products are nanufacti.red specially for the tropic for 9 years Timo payments arranged if necessary. "< % st J 0 H M RANCH 'PEN FOR DANCE BOOKINGS, PAYABLEIN ADVANCE Contact: "LILDAN"
EggKaD ISLANDS' OPINION 1 0 SATURDAY NOV.. 9. 1968 The civil rites were perforaed by Mr. C. Williams at the Court-hall at Philipsburg at IS a.m. and the witnesses werej Islandcouncil member L-,B. Soott and Editor of this newspaper, J.H,.Lake, At 10i30 a.m. the religious ceremony were oonducted at the Methodist Churoh at Cole Bay by Rev. K. Khan, Supt. of the Methodist Church here. The bride was given in marriage by L.B b Scott, Mrs. L.B. Soott was the maid-of-honour and J.H. Lake was the bestman for the occasion. The reception which was honour by the present of Lt. Governor J.J. Beaujon was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Cannegieter at Philipsburg. The couple who.jwill reside on the Backstreet in" Philipsburg received many valuable and useful girts. The Windward Islands' Opinion congratulates w Grilff ,r and Lilian and wishes them much success as man and wife 0 ************** t f******************************,^,,^ ATTENTION: I i ATTEN TICSI:J : T'HE EDIT OP OF THIS NEWSPAPER LEFT THE ISLAND ON FRIDAY FOR A SHORT VISIT ABROAD, .'BECAUSE OF THIS THE NEWSPAPER WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED ON SATUDAY NOV. 16, 1963. '" INSTEAD THE NEXT ISSUE WILL BE PUBLISHED ON SATURBAY NCV. 23, 1963, ~ LAKE, Sr. Edit orl/&Publi she r RELAY iNTENNA FOR CHANNEL 4 TO-GO INfo OPERATION SOON Within the next 7 to 10 days special television relay antenna, beamed to channel 4 television station at Puerto Rico, will go into operation. It is being installed on the top of the Fort Hill, by the Philipsburg Utilities Co. of Philipsburg and equipment which oost $ 4,000 # U.S. ar>-i ved earlier this week. Some months ago the Philipsburg Utilities Co. had the first television relay antenna installed on the Fort Hill It is beamed on channel 6 television station at Puerto Rico, and because of it, television owners here are able to get good reception from fthannel 6. This station is operated by the Government of Puerto Rioo and its programs are more of a cultural and educational nature. Channel 4 on the other hand is Privately operated and its programs are more of an entertaining nature It is on the air from 11 a.m. until 10 or 11 p.a., and one oan enjoy such exciting programs as, boxing, horse race, wrestling, dancing, live shows etc. It is one of the most popular television stations in Puerto Ric o. In connection with-the installation of this antenna, Philipsburg Utilities Co., is offering a special Christmas campaign, starting on November 12; 1963 and ending on December 31, 1963 During this period anyone oan purchase an EMETSON television set for only fls. 412.50 This price inoludes, mst & antenna plus installation at the home of the buyer. mmmmmtm' JOHNSON WARNED RUSSIANS ROTTERDAM! Vioe President Lyndon Johnson warned the Russians on Tuesday, that although the Soviet Union oan win Amerioan Friendship that it can also provoke our hottility. *' Johnson and his wife arrived from Luxingburg as the Berlin orisis over the hold-tp of an Amerioan troop convoy deepened as Western envoys conferred with Mosoow and Bonn to seek a solution. Johnson shook hands Texas style and handout ball-point pens apparently unaware that a sudden shift might give him a sniff of poison gass which esoaped from a ohemical plajifc and forced a province wide alert* ***************
WINDWARD ISLANDS 1 OPINION 9 SATURDAY NOV. 9. 1963 pardon* Consequential prison sentenoes oan be expected. J Copies of thi3 Memorandum will be distributed among all employees concerned and their respective f oremen '^re urgently requested to emphasize the -importance hereof to his men. signed! N.C. Wathaj Director ' m '// n ii ii'it tin i n ii'iia mGOING & COMING next, she is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. van Gurp of Philipsburg. The oharming Miss Barker -who ifl^-a friend of pretty Miss Iraa Abdul Ham id, a member of the staff of this newspaper, told our reporter that she likes St. Maarten very nice "The people are so friendly and kind, all of themj" said Miss Barker. The Windward Islands* Opinion % welcomes Miss Barker in our midst and wishes her an enjoyable stay* -Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rogers qf New York will be leaving by Caribaj.r this morning for home. Mr. and MrSf Bogers who arrived here a "week ago stayed at Windsor where according to their own story, thoy had a most enjoyable stay. The Rogers who are olose friends of Mr. Charles Ttwill, a frequent visitor of the island, said that this was their first visit to the island, bpt it certainly will not be their last.'' The Windward Islands* Opinion wishes the Rogers' a safe trip home and look forward to seeing them back next year. -Mr. Victor Monsanto, recently returned from a long vacation (4-mqnihs) in the U, S,A, Mr. Monsanto, is an efficient and capable young detective attached to the Polioe Dept. hert, and is the first native to fill this position. He'will take up duties agains on Nov. 18, 1963. We welcome him back and wish him a long and productive term of service on the island. -The charming Miss Juliana "Julie* 1 Peters of Cole Bay returned here on Tuesday from Curacao where she was vacationing, yi-. Miss "Julie" is the daughter of Mr. and Mrsi H. Peters of Cole Bay and one of the best beauticians on the island. She is looking just fine. The Windward Islands' Opinion welcomes her baok in our midst. r -The attractive Miss Carmen Barker of St. Kitts is at present vaoationing here. Miss Barker is an employee of Barclays Bank DC0, at Basseterre and" the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Barker also of Basseterre. She arrived here on Monday Jast aid Plans to return to St. Kitts on Monday WEDDING BELLS FLBMMING WOODS On Wednesday October 30, 1963, Miss Rose Melonie Flamming and Mr. Owen Ruben Woods exohanged marriage vowsi The civil rites were performed by Mr. C. Williams at the Court-hall at Philipsburg at 3 p.m and the religious ceremony took place at the Sal* A. Church a t Seager's Gut at 3i30 p.m. Pastor Edward Archer conducted the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her step-father Mr. C. Payne, Miss Mabel Woolds sister of the"bridegroom was the maid-of-honour, bridesmaids were, Miss M. Woods, Miss S. Wescott, and MiBs Charliene Busby. The ushers were, E. Williams, M. Philips; and R. Woods. 2 reception was given at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. C. Payne at Seeger's Gut. We congratulate the young oouple and wish them much success. HERBERT GRIFFITH On Wednesday Nov. 6, 1963, Miss Lilian Irene Herbert and Mr. Cynrio Nathaniel Griffith were joined in holy matrimony. Mr. Griffith is a native of St. Kitts who has lived here for many years and is well known and respected in the oommunity He is an artist of a high qaliber and his paintings oan be sean in many pro minent buildings on the island; he is also a member of the Philipsburg Methodist church choir.
mp WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION 3 SATURDAY NOV. 9. 1963 UPHOLSTERY DO YOUR CAR OR FURNITURE NEED UPHOLSTERING? Then see VICTOR BELL in Cole Bay Regardless of the condition of your oar seats or roof and the oondition of your furniture. Bro. BELL will give you a first class job. Whatever your upholstery needs are just contact VICTOR B ELL Have your oar seats and furniture look. ing new for CHRISTMAS All work'is done at REASONABLE PRICES* VIOTOfc BELL Cole Bay the Netherlands Antilles, A.C. YFathey, The Maire of Marigot, Dr. H. Petit, Deputies, Julain Conner and Milton Peters, First, Second, Third and Forth Deputy Maire of Marigot, F. Choisy, S. Jeifry, M. Questel and F. Mingo, respectively, Acting Lfc. Governor and Islandoouncil member Chasi Vlaun and Islandoouncil members, Clem lebega and L.B, Soott. like a whisssper ... EVINETJIB The group then made a trip around the island, with stops at the following plaoesJ Border (historic point), Marigot (urbanizations), Grand*Case (Hbtelprojects and cold drink), French'Quarter (water/electrioity); border, Mt. William, Middle Region, Lower Prince's Quarter (Electrification) Point Blanche (boulevard; pier; fisheries project; home building site), Philipsburg (Shopping oenter) Little Bay (Projeot Fort Hill, Bon Bini ) Little Bay Hotel (extension). At 1 pm. a lunch was given at Little Bay Hotel by the'French and Netherlands Governmtjits, through bends ofjFriendship, unity and willingness to assist eaoh other, bound by BLUE BANDHOLLAND' s BEST 315 years. At 3 p.m. the group left the Little Bay Hotel for the Airport via the Longwall and Gezaghebber Brouwersweg. At 3.30 p.m. the group visited the new terminal building at the Juliana Airport which is sheduled to be opened fin January 1964. Among other things the members of the Delegation were given explanation of the plan to open the Simp8o nbay Lagoon by both governments with European Conmon Market f inanoial help. At 4 p.m. the Delegation departed by Air Franoe. According to information from a reliable source the Be legation was favourably impressed with the island and ma rveled at t h e friendship and willingness to assist eaoh other which between the Dutch and French parts of the island. THIS IS YOUR NEWSPAPER SUPPORT ITl oooooOOooooo COMMEMORATION 1813 1963 When on November 30th, 1963, the Netherlands will commemorate the fact that they regained their in8ependenoe 150 years ago, the festivities will also be extended to the six islands of the Netherlands Antilles. In this Caribbean part of the Kingdom, too, tbs celebration will arise from sincere feeLings of gratitude towards the House of Orange. For it was the monarohs of EVINRUDE means SERVICE this House who through their initiative enabled the Netherlands Antilles to grow in financial, economic and oultural respect to the same extent as the Netherlands themselves. In many ways the history of the Netherlands ran pa railed to that of the Netherlands Antilles. They shared each other's joys and sorrows* The principles of the Netherlands Law are reflooted in the judicial pro
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. -. WPJa latin ia-rioaii *oWL. diversity *£ Gainesville, Florida l % 4^ *^ ^AEiR E2 J.ABOS Saill V2£CI£* TGV? iammnumi ^-'fc'. i -*^-f % % "'fc-y-;^f^itfi aii f *t*--.*.-.*ua*uKj* ft LABOUR 3Ufc2 A2.2, ?5I*SS SATURDAY BOYSna 9. 19 Vol. 5 No. 20 Price Pis'. 0.25 ST. MAARTEN AIT T0-R.,LLY No. 1 QR5AT SUCCESS On Sunday last St. Maarten hr.d its first car rally The rally which was called "St. IfearteB Auto-rally No. 1" was a great success 25 c^rs and 80 persons took part in the rally and the organizing committee consisted of, Mr. J. van ds Bos, Mr. B.J. van Bodesom and Mr. J.A.G. Schouten who were ably assisted by Mir Pandee, Mrs. B.J. van Bodegom and members of the Philipsburg Boys' Brigade. The Tally started a little beyond the "Welvaarts Brug" and its route took its participants via the Longwall, Seager's Gut and Cul-de-Sac to ^arigot and back to the starting point The route and script were-difficult--and in epittr of -the fact that ... many participants couldn't find their way, all agreed that it 07?. 7JL4t<>
m^mmm^^fm WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION SATURDAY NOV. 9. 1963 THE WINDWARD ISLANDS OPINION Is published every Saturday It was established by J.H. Lake 8r. on July 1 1959 as a means of helping to improve the Sooial f economic, 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' Philipsburg; St. Maarten, N.A. EDITOR FRENCH SECTION ; Mrs. B, "Morales, Marigot, St. Martin, F.W.I. Printers* The people's Printery Tamarindesteeg No. 8 Philipsburg. :::::::::::::::::::::: was a most amusing affair. LUX sweet soap, yours truly .-____,__ At the end of the rally th.j participants went to the Sea-View Hotel where they we-e served a bottle of cold beer and a most delicious dish of NassiGoreng and enjoyed A-l service given by Manager Overmeer and his staff. Prizes were won by the fallowing persons! 1st. P rl--| Team: E. de Eort (Manager of Banco Popular) R. Lob (Governnent teaoher) 2nd. Prize: Teamt Van Hulsteren ( of C.C.C.) Van Yperen (of Van der Kwast) Booby Prize Team: Mr. and Mrs. Jan sen (Mr. Jan sen is manager of the Windward Islands Bank) Extra premium for safety : Mr. Freddy Hollander (of Philipsburg Utilities) DANCOW: 1 Lbs makes 3 Ltr of Milk The Windward Islands' Opinion congratulates My. van Bodegom and his Committee for a job well done. r DELEGATION FROM. THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TTISIT ISLAND. On Monday last a Delegation from the European Parliament visited the island The Delegation which is making a study of the Caribbean, visited Curacao and Aruba last month. S U R F i EXTRA MILD TO YCUR HANDS St. Maarten was not listed on the Delegation's program, but the mem-, bers of the Delegation were so impressed by what they had heard about St. Maarten, first in Holland and then in Curacao, by the Hon. A. C. Wathey 1 Representative of the Windward Islands in the Staten (Legislative Council) of the Netherlands Antilles, that they decided to visit the island. 45 beams in every cup ... NESCAFE The Delegation consisted of, R. Marculies (President-), S.A. Posthumus (Vice-President), R. Carpentier, H. Koenig, H Aigne, M. Mestat, L. Metzger; G. Alric, L. Broit; E. Carboni, K. Lahn, E. Keller, .J.C Muller, and arrived at the Juliana' Airport by Air France at 10.30 a.m. where its member were welcomed by the Lt. Governor of the Windward l9lmA8 J.J. Beaujon, the Sous Prefect of "St. Martin and St. Barthelomy, S. Thtrioux, Representative of the Windward Islands in the Staten (Legislative Council,) of
WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION t SATURDAY NCV. 9. 1963 05.30 P.M. Presentation of the cup to the Captain of the winning football team by His Honour the Lt. Governor' of the Windward Islands, J. J. Beaujon. 05.35 P.M. Final judging of the Groups ._.': and Floats that participate in the "Festival" activities. 07.30 P.M. Fireworks at St. John's Ranch, Cul-de-Sac 08.00 P.M. Public dance at the St. John's Ranch at Cul-deSac in which many bands will participate, sponsored by the "Committee 11th of November 1963" Drinks and shacks will be on sale during the festivities at Cul-de-Sac Ball field and many tents will] be erected, *The Public in general is requested to cooperate in making this day a very eventful one. Press Release tmmmt &f LETTERSl TO LJUauiL (THE EDITOR* ft******************** (Not the Responsibility of t:ie Editor) St. Eustatius N,A October 24, 1963 Dear Mr. Editor: Please publish the following,in your well read Windward Islands' Opinion. I read in a reoent paper cf the Catholic Church,' about the stand that the Catholic Church in Italy had taken towards the segregation in the United ST. MAARTEN TRADING COMPANY Mainstreet Philipsburg -General merchandise Groceries Household articles Bycicles Hardware Cosmetics Suitcases Ladies. Gents & Children wear. COLD STORAGE AND FRESH VEGETABLES States and the murder of the four girls in Alabama. I'm not a member of any particular church, but I believe in the Fatherhood of God and the Brother-. '; hood of man, and the Roman Catholic Ghurch is proving that they practice what they preaoh. What is the matte T with the Protest ant Churohes? Why. are .they hiding behind some soreen? The majority of Negroes in Aaerioa and West Indians are Protestants, but most of the churches in these plaoes will allow a man to kill you and then oome to your funeral shedding crocodile tears. Why don't they stand up for justice? No, They.-are afraid to stanti up f-r Justice, all they want is their harvest and missionary meetings, and t their ingatherings and several other money schemes. You have to admire the Roman Catholic Church, for they have proven themselves by their actions, and that according Prop. J.P. CffiJNER to the Bible it is hotter to give than to receive. But, the "other" churches are just'the opposite, and instead of using the word God on their pulpit they should'put the reverse, "GIVE AND WANT" instead of G OD IS LOVE A german writer once wrote that any man who is afraid to stand up for his rights is a slave. Now please don't misunderstand I an not a Catholic, but by their fruits you shall know them, and they have gt some very good fruits. Thanks again if possible to have this letter published in your paper, as I am a West Indian who lived in America for 25 years, and I'm quite sure that many Amerioan Negroes and Christian* white's will agree with me. '
HINPWABD ISLjgDS 1 OPINION NOW IS THE TIME TO SHOP AT de EVER ON MAINSTREET PHILIPSBUBG ST. MAARTEN AGENT FOHi 5 MCA W HAVE IN STOCK t PLYTOOD all sizes TROPIGAB STOVES REFRIGERATORS HASHING MACHINES STANLEY TOJDOWS Glass and Alluminim NATIONAL BISCUITES and SUPER COLA TBOPIGAS the hotest gas in town PEUGOUT oars and pick-.ops ALSO DON'T FORGET On your vjay to the Airport drop in and fill up at Our well stocked service Station We have auto motor parts for ALL M&B8 of cars Come and see for YOURSELF For-any deliveries phone your order to No* 2217 Da WEEVER JAMCO St. M a a r t e n
WWNXRD ISLANDS' OPINION SATURDAY NOV. 2. 1963 bill should be registered. £j Correspondence by air mail is recommended* £J Remittance whould be sufficient to cover the amount of the 'order plus postage and bank charges, if any. ': // International reply coupons are accepted at NA f0.20 eachj' bank cheques are exchanged at the rate of USA |1 r NA f 1.87j dollar bills at the rate of USA -= NA f i.85. Postal Service of the Netherlands Antilles. Illiiiiifiiiifiiti SI. MARTIN'S DAY The French and Dutch sectors Of St. Martin will again join together, for the fifth time since the signing of the 315 year old treaty between the free inhabitants of the northern and southern parts of the island; in celebrating on November 11th, 1963, the anniversary of the discovery of the island by Chrstopher Columbus* for sound and 3tyle N0RDM3NDE The Biscovery Day celebration is alternately held each year on the French sector tof the island and the Netherk nds Antillian Sector. This year the Netherlands Antillian sector is again privileged to take charge of the activities on the Netherlands Antillian side. On this day, everyone is requested to display the National Colours and to participate in the religious services as well as the official ceremonies and festivities of the day. The Government of the French and Dutch s des of St. Martin have excused their respective employees from work on this. day, in as far as the essential services permit, and private concerns are requested to cooperate and grant their employees free time. By' Island Resolution dated September 27th, 1963, No. 243 the following persons have been appointed in the "Committee, of 11th H vember, 1963" s Mr. J. Illidge Mr. P. Streefkerk Mr. P. Latten Member Member Member 06.30 A.M. 07.00 A.M, 07.30 A.li. PROGRAM Churoh Service in the (E C. Church of Philipsburg Chnrch Servioe in the R, C. Church of Marigot Mr. A. Arnell Mr. F. Hollander Mr. J. Amdell President Seoretary Treasurer Churoh Servioe in the Methodist Church of Philipsburg 08.00 A.M. Churoh Service in the Methodist Church of Marigot 09.00 AM Commemoration Ceremony at the Monument 1648 1948, at the Border. Participating in this ceremony will bet French Military Troops, The Gendarmes of French St. Martin, Netherlands Antilles Police Dept., Boy Scouts, Boys' Brigade, as well as the Philipsburg Community Brass-band. Floral tribute and speeches by the Lt. Governor of the Neth*. part, Mr. J.J. Beaujon and the Sous Prefect of the French part Mr. S. Thiripux. 10.15 A.M. Toa?t, given at the Lt, Governor's Residents.in Philipsburg for invited guests. SLGSUi toothpaste does 2 jobs 11.00 A.M. Toast given at the Maire at Marigot, in honour of the Ancient Combattant. 1.00 P.M. Parade organized by the "St. Maarten Festival Ccmm." -starting at Fort Yalliam, through the Front Street, Back Street, and ending at the Cul-de-Sao Ballfield "Festival Village". 2.00 P.M. Public Festivities at the Cul-de-Sao Ballfield. 4.00 P.M. Footifcll Match at Cul-deSac Ballfield, between a French and Dutch team.
< I: T. M A A R T E N HARBOUR & T H A H S P 0 B T A T I 0 N COHP..N.?. PHILIPSBURG ST. MAARTEN REPRESENTATIVE OF: ROYAL NETHERLANDS STEAMSHIP 00.. (fortnightly direct gervioe frcm Europe) "ATLANTIC LINES" (monthly direct service from New York and Miami) ma. "ANTILLA" In order to improve our service to parties receiving cargoes Per one of the above steamship companies or any other steamship oompany represented by us the following system of delivery of oargoes to consignees has been established as from November 1st., 1963j 1. Present documents giving you title to the cargo in question in our office in Philipsburg. (Original bill of lading or Bank Delivery Order) 2. In oar office you'will receive a white and a red deliver:.--slip, against which cargo will be delivered to you on the pier. The white slip has to be signed by you and will serve as our receipt, tog ether with all your remarks. The red slif is yours and may be used for your purposes, si.ch as claiming damages and shortages noted thereon, etc. 3. When you car.iot come yourself to take delivery of the cargo, your representative, for instance your truck-driver, besides the documents mentioned above, must'present a written authorization signed by you, and authorizing him to take delivery of the cargo on your behalf. Such authorizations can be obtained in our office. Please note that exceptions on the above rules will not be allowed. Tilth your oooperation, we are sure the above enumarated sysSL 5 V !" t0 be sut00S3 ^ Tin help us to reduce shortages and damages to cargo, while wrongful deliveries should also be a thing of the past, in the interest of all parties receiving cargoes. ^