Windward Islands' opinion

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Title:
Windward Islands' opinion
Physical Description:
v. : ; 31 cm.
Language:
English
Publisher:
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Place of Publication:
Philipsburg, Netherlands Antilles
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weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation:
v. 1- July 1, 1959-

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University of Florida
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dby JJ.. Lake,Sr. on Jul
i., ameas. of helping to improt*
t, economic, educational and
conditions of the Windward Is-
..advocating against the cause of
Sand oppression.


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SUNL..Y Jan. 19, 1964:

07.45 Opportunity to attaW
r.A. the itoan Catholi e
services at Philij i
burg,
SAPCT 'ON:
"Si-f ON: 08.30 Opportunity to at :-.
the Proteetan~it se-
vices at Philiplsbikrg.

Opportunity for the
public tr viil th
"Croix da Su"I', prp-
vide.d permisip is .a
People's Printery granted by the fCl- -
rindesteeg N 8 nandant,
ipsburg _.-, :
MOND.Y Jan. 20, 1904:
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-- Departuaf'e of .
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Drive around the island
for half of the crew cour- CjJIsE SHIP 1ffi MIC TO 'VISH'.'-
tosy of the Government of
the Netherlands Antilles. tihe cruise haip Atlaic w 11 a :
.**** e~aft 8 Hours -inRPhbla
The Lt, Governor of the on 8r4ay JatV .'21?,
)Nth. 'indward islands arr -at P .3: prg #,
visits the Comrandeant of' t ew at '.o'lo ? i..
;the "Croix du Sud" &t. e' ea foir'.
,'-$9 a, i ,-' '-
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itor; age home, tIere la lack
r listening to the lectyr e of the- eveyboy isti.o bI y. S6o tle chi i
Jacher Mr. Arrindell of arigot sent to school, .a the ofher zOAiO
"theme of Education, at tire Men's gives her.ff the!s'love, her pathE~rN
t Mariot And his answers to the and her tact to bring about a pleasu*le
i questions and to Mr. .Bley, teach- annmation, a condition the average. p
SCOle Bay and many otherston the rent cannot evolve; and without wie f
t of Education, School; Teachers, Dental an? spiritual growth are impoa-
as and children. sible. Therefore teachers need the mnaal
entire subject provided food for support and co-operation of parents-
St and has given wings to my mind' and not thqir ignorant displeasure. So
eightt to uy imagination, Consequent- a nesting has been planned.for e zly
IBve seen the imperative'necessity February." he general public will be Ip-
a general meeting of all teachers, pa- formed of the date and place in a late'
., guardians and children for a better issue of this newspaper.
tuwanding on the whole. So we all tLank the Men's Club of Ma-
lrefore I uade immediate contact with rigot for the pleasant evening of Men's
Irincipals of the schools for a general Fellowship, there was about 65 to 70 men
he meeting,. which was gladly accepted, present,


;Io spoke to Riev. Khan on the subject,
~t 4ediately agreed and offered one hun-
I chairs, for wherever the meeting will
S~t. But, asked please not to keep it
Uas absent, as he would like to voice
'1"pinion. The Honorable Principal, Ir.
k.bola.will give a. lecture on the sub-
jia11 parents, guardians and children -.
A'Ai itely invited to be present at this
i~Mi4r nceting. It will be one of the
Ovconstructive.and important neetiuns of
J4.id. Public sentiment will be a potent
L. The Lady Principla of the St..
College will also voice her senti-
;n this important issue. Mr. Baley,
r of Cole Bay has been lonE waiting
opportunity to express his views -
'.more including Miss Bells. This
*i-1 brought about because of parents
to teachers witL reference to the be-
Sof children..
y others love for her child is
.I1instinct of an animal only ready
bite.
en or fifteen years ago, due to
W.on on tht part of one of the
r wo lost control, and illtreated a
.i The Hon, Legislative Council, past
ihat teachers nay not whip br strike
th their hands.
l^ren af today, are taking a di-
e of this .situation, no fear,
oe.on.e way or another; which is
torible reaction in community -
GoirmJnent. It is tine that
H:. t t of th. Public be mov.d
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V'e thank the guest-speaker of the even-
ing for his then on education and the;
many persons who asked questions, on
tLe subject of parent and childrenn and the
regulation of law governing ther.ituation.
A. Th. Illidge
Publicity Agent for the Men's Cl'ub
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De.r IMr,. Editor;
Mr. and Mrs. George 'illiams of New
York City -have been house guestsidf MiI.
Ziliah Richardson, of Philipsburg, a'
pion.-er of St. Maarten, for the 'jst,
week. The Willians' wish to express'
their sincere appreciation of the Is-
land's hospitality, especially to the
numerous friends and acquaintances whole
effort helped to make their stay one tq
be remembered for uany seasons,
The cuisine of the Little Bay Hotel ,..
The atmosphere of friendliness of. the /
Sea-View hotel ... The b rtering of~rbi
market place,,, The sa lbrious lioa't.
is a thought and experience well wor1, -.
the stay, we definitelyjlobk forward'
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or- Oh -i i beautitur Sundam
be Joa ry 12, 1964; -not
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a- was 88 yeara of ag.
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delightfully, "my grandchildren' beds
. lre nicely made." Her grand-daughter,
s~ Irene Lake; and Mr. Lorenzo De Lain,
aj4L on another bed watching her in ad-
ation. She walked slowly to fr.r De
knelt, in a prayerful attitude;
assed on to her eternal -rest', 'the
wi. as then about 2.80 p.m. It was
y Dr. Levendae, she died d plea-
d'eath. The funeral service was well
ted by the Methodist minister Wev,
who during; the course of ;the
ce, said .,ords of ccmfort to the
d famil relatives and friends.
.ihior aauti$ully sung a favour-.
i.tle dcealde, "In ueaualy love .
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Ue were however half choked, by'ouir
manner of mourning.
The deceased also lhad two sons,
one in Cuba the other in Santo Do-
uingo, Stephanus .Lake,. and.FMdrick
Lake .. .
,My chief reason .for giving "wiaten
full details of my gran&o f.r' .
death, is to express ny thioks to
those whc offered their s* tE.7A.
:.help iro ud :a:ls td 1e'e'p e fa '
,.hat were absent,, and thospa oq 4
Islands infg sed 6t facts, .

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'OPINION 8


-exp e dressed here are those of
a sincere Sabian and are not
Siinfluenced by personal ambi-
| f tions or political attitudes,
"i I was privileged to follow
the developments and planning
I." U of Saba's airstrip from the
Very beginning and although I
personally did nothing of
significance towards the air-
strip itself during my adminis-
i traction in Saba I regret that
Some of those who did labour
S asealously towakds the realiza-
.tion of the project were for-
d a gotten completely that day of
the, opening.
Justice demands that when
paying tribute to scme we pay
tribute to all those concerned -
Sor to none. The names suchbas
"Anslyn" and "Lopes", I personally
And led at an you t: 4-door ove n, 4. remembered more so. that day be-
p frd aq idom theater, def automatic cause nobody mentioned them.
SP indiO Ator...all asmdr equipment!
Ai b 4 c oti divemei d mime theat can one shepherd and tmhat shepherd
A Mi D*A delivers ge sline mileage ftht can
WImuq n dhma lans a yetWb l' me, was the late fu4ncho Yruasquin.
S D b handling qualities are superb, because There was a time.,that Carl An-
,t t bdAe tdMouh Irfnt-engne deign slijn and Hugh Lopes worked in
Sismy, and p sin asnap. Parts aose contact for the welfare
S of their islands. By paying
S homage to the name "Yaeancho
Yrausquin Saba has again given
SC ceviCence to an appreciation and
C: dedication regarding a memory
all in particular all Sabians
W. f EDIE" s DE WEE VER enjoying the comfort of their
WO EM AU air-communicstibn concerned,
ET PHILIPSBUA: G ST. MAARTEN should not let the passing of
t`:.ie deprive of its lustre., 'It
bi also st.1ck me as peculiar that
old executive-council of Saba
which laboured to make de Haynen s
first landing possible was a
se-4man council. It was an ocular fwct that Arthur Aslyn spared no energy and with.-
*- 6 nsnpirations for personal gain, give his rind and body strength towards faciliat-
Ag the iniative effort of Mr. de E~ inn's which can be considered as the decisive
sor for the serious planning of the airstrip. Not only were the commissions that
the 18th of Septeraber souewhtt striking but also some actions could have
i been less specular and more harmonizing.
the people of Saba, renrember with gratitude the hospitality offered us in Novem-
1961 when visiting St. Eustatius. thoughh personally in no position to retaliate
vp sm with a certain: measure of pain I learnt that people 'frou St. Eustatius viit-
our island on th. 18th. of Sept. Cannot recall the event 'with.pleasure. Perhaps
mbl -w~way we'can atone by. assuring the people of St. ~ustatiuz that the actions
,"OW individual -:- stranger did not express the sentiments of the majorityJ"at
-l meday we may be better able to demonstrate our gratil.te-f*or, the kindhe .
#9 when with r group of Sabiaas I visited your island. .
h it is of importance to r,.emorize lesse-e sold forget the thin .*
d have bcen and never wore and, that wh.ch:doccurred. ard s*odi bl^a .
.. "f of frtr greater significanc- io ~iertrate "-*u .-

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THIS 13 TO ADVISE ALL CLESS
PLYI2S & F.-NS TILT TIE3AE Al2
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CESSS TOUHUN.ILNT SOON.
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SAba S airstrip. It l
d*4frctdneUtioD -of oGe'A
which fired the Sabiemg
ambition of struggle 't1 a
to the world that eves
equipped with an airstri
the financial aif, intel
ship and understanding
men have, nurtured and de
dea which was born in Mr.
soul tc be reflected and
the yearning of the people
a better and more comfcrt.a.
On the 4th. of Septem n :
cane. lonna s-riously daJm 4 f
plane which landed on Sab~ t
Mr. de Haynen offer it's
Saba. I do hope soon his tl
ac:ceptvedand this propel .'.
as a symbol in the termin~ i -.
Point. Mir. de Eaynen, a
brought the conviction ttiIi
had not hoped in vain. Letkth*4
therefore also symbolize tiatI
among men warrants peace a p xll
And as we gaze upon our Ait
Saba's first aircraft-- if iw
y to obtain it let us
to the progress of our isla1
pelled an.. aided from wi
mostly greatly dependent"'
energy and labour original
in, from the Sabians the
It is no easy task to
stimulate a healthy and bLu
my on behalf of a group of
Saba's island government .i
duty to endeavour to effeo-lI
the improvements received- i
airstrip and connecting e c
that a lasting benefit wi r....
manifest itself amongst ti`(
Abraham Lincoln said it so..
"the greatest amount of 6,
greatest amount of people.,
who endeavour in hones-ty
to serve the interest of
not withhold ny approval. %
at hone are calWld upon t
purpose. As one whose or
the Sabians I will -conat
wish Saba and the achie
uablemished sUccese. -Not
I am I sincerely .bpe-
in the course of tia
.dfegre in *thija le -1 *4
their reiraikxE

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Y/IND'.'ARD ISLiJTOS' OPINION S/iTUifDiiY J,JJ. 18, 1964 AGFA AKAI ASAHI BELL & HOVJELL BOLEX BRAUN C/iNON CAHL ZEISS CROY/N DURST ELMO EUMIG EXAKTA FUJIYA SASSELBLAD KALIMAR KODAK KO>:AFLEX LSICA LINHOF MAMIYA MINOLTA MINOX NIKON OLYMPUS POLAROID REVERE RICOH ROLLEIFLEX SAMOCA S.J LQBO SINT MAiRTEN ARUBA t CUIUCaO field I was asked fcy Mr. Jose Lake, editor of the V/.I. Opinion, to pass ny opinion as ex-*dainistrator of Saba with regard to the significance cf the occasion, it's prelude anil the happenings of the day. I preferred then to refrain from passing any occment but promised Mr. Lake to comply verbally with his request. Although I have elways intended to keep this promise the pleasant surprise of having an unexpected visit ALBERT Cj_ W A T H E Y INSURiNCE AGENT FATUM The Netherlands o f 1% 0*3 Complete Coverage ACCIDENT INSURANCE ANNUITY INSURANCE AUTOMOBILE INSU&iNCE CCNSEQUrOTLiL LOSS INSUILJ4CE EDUCiTIOKiiL INSU&iNCE FIRE INSURANCE GLASS INSUILiNCE HOSPIT^LI&tTICN INSURANCE LIABILITY INSURANCE LIFE INSURANCE LUG IAGE INSURANCE j UJUNE INSURANCE MEDICAL EXPENSES INSURANCE PENSION PLAN INSURANCE (For Group & Individuals) TRAVEL-ACCIDENT INSUTuiNCE TROUSSEOJ INSURANCE PHILIPSBURG ST. MAARTEN P.O. Box 18 -inhere at Curacao fruu Mr. Lake accelerated the materializing of my commitment. I must say the following is a modified and somewhat revised version of the original article I intended to have published. Should in some small way my views contribute to stir the ambitions and move the process of thought of my fellow-Sabians then this will not be nn effort devoid of all purpose. May all those who read this by so doing honour me by their attention simultaneously extend their consideration tc envelop the fact that my views J ,_



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WINLU.-iil) ISLANDS' OPINION S^TOItk JT JAN. 18", 156"4 | OLSUM gaau? White Bread 'Thole Vheat Bread Rye Bread Sandwich or Hamburger Buns Weane or Hot-dog Buns Dinner Rolls Brown-n-serve Itolls CAKE Yellow Coconut Cake Yellow Orange Cake Yollow Chocolate Cake Banana Cake Cherry Cake Boston Pineapple Cake Raspberry Filled Jelly Bolls Pound Cakes, various assortment* PIES. I i SEALTES T ICEflnaAM Icecream sandwiches „, -. Icecream bars Toffee krunch bars almond, Cherry vanilla, Vanilla fudge, Neapolitan, Coffee, Cherry nugget, Vanilla orange. ALSO DIETETIC IGgCgBgi ICECREAM stocked in 3-on7 + n p i/o„„ii onz. to Z 1/2-gallon containers C_A_N D I s S_, In Various assortments A T BOSTON'S g w n p Frontstreet 0 R Philipsburg r R 0 S T 0 N • s .* s S II 0 P Close to Wharf Mari'got sh.. entered into the house. She said delightfully, "ny grandchildren' beds are nicely made." Her grand—dauphter, Hiss Irene Lake; and Hr. Lorenzo Ee Lain, sat on another bed watching her in admiration. She v/alked slowly to iir. he Lain, knelt, in a prayerful attitude; and passed on to hei* eternal rest', 'the tine x was then about 2.30 p.m. It was aaid by Dr. Levendag! she died a! pleasant death. The funeral service was '.Yell %  conducted by the Methodist minister 3ev. X. Khan, v/ho darin;; the course of "the service, said '•ord.s of ccnfort to the bereaved family, relatives and friends. The chior beautifully sung a favourite of the dfeceasecl, "In Heavenly LoveAbiding" a verse wis beautifully sung by the wellknown artist, Mr. S. Griffith, a tenor voicflt. The last tribute of respect was rendlered, by four of her grandchildren; Mrs. Hynointh Jacob, Miss Irene Lake, Mr. Pat;rick Lake and uyself. We were however half choked, by our manner of uourning. The deceased also had two sons, one in Cuba the other in Santo Douingo, Stephanus lake,. and.Fedrrick Lake. My chief reason for having written full details of my grandmother's' death, is to express ny thanks to those who offared their sympathy and help, "to Us' also to keep 'relatives that were absent, and those on other Islands inf orcie d of filets. Awsp J c tful ly yours, Neville Lake. Lear readers; On the 18th. of September 1963 at th official opening of Saba's air



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WINDUJ? IoLuNDS' OPINION 8 .' SATURDAY JAN. 18, 1964 SIMCA %  %  g And look at all you get: 4-door convenience, 4speed transmission, beater, defroster, automatic choke, electric windshield wipers, and resettable daily mileage indicator...all standard equipment! And SIMCA delivers gasoline mileage that can i save you hundreds of dollars a year. What's more, SIMCA's handling qualities are superb, because 1 at perfect balance, through front-engine design. j Turning is easy, and parking's a snap. Parts and %  ervice? Anywhtret Come in for a test drive soon. expressed here are those of a sincere Sabian and are not influenced by personal ambitions or political attitudes, I was privileged to follow the developments and planning of Saba's airstrip fron the very beginning and although I personally did nothing of significance towards the airstrip itself during ny administration in Saba I regret that sone of those who did labour zealously towards the realization of the project were forgotten completely that day of the opening. Justice demands that when paying tribute to ccne we pay tribute to all those concerned or to none. The names such as "Anslyn" and "Lopes" I personally remembered more so that day because nobody mentioned them. There was once one flock and one shepherd and that shepherd was the late Tuancho Yruasquin. There was a time /that Carl Anslijn and Eugh Lopes worked in close contact for the welfare of their islands. By paying homage to the name "Yaancho Yrausquin Saba has again given evidence tc an appreciation and dedication regarding a memory all in particular all Sabians enjoying the comfort of their air-communication concerned should not let the passing of t:lne deprive of its lustre. It also struck me as peculiar that old executive-council of Saba which laboured to make de Haynen's| first landing possible was a one-man council. It was an ocular fact that Arthur Anslyn spared no energy and without aspirations for personal gain, give his rind and body strength towards faciliating the iniative effort of Mr. de Eaynen's which can be cons:dered as the decisive factor for the serious planning of the airstrip. Not only were the ommissions that day the 18th of September somewhat striking but al30 some actions could have perhaps been less specular anr more harmonizing. We, the people of Saba, rer.ember with gratitude the hospitality offered us in November 1961 when visiting St. Eustatius. .1though personally in no position to retaliate it was with a certain measure of pain I learni that peopj.e 'trad St. Eustatius visiting our island on th; 18th. of Sept. cannot recall the event with.pleasure. Perhaps in sonway we can atone by assuring the people of St. 1 Eustatius that the actions of one individual a stranger did not express the sentiments of tho majority that day. Someday we may be better able to demonstrate our gratitude.-for the kindness we received when with n group of Sabians I visited your island. Although it is zi importance to cemorize less we should forget the things which should have been and never wore ana that which occurred aid should have been omraitted it is of far greater significance tc cencertrate our'thoughts on.the ever moving future. %  With deep feeling of respect and appreciation far all those mentioned of forgotten SIMCA W. „BOEDIE" DE WEEVER MAINSTREET PHILIPSBL:*G ST. MAARTEN



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WINUl'jr^D ISLANDS' OUNION S.JTUHBk Y JAN. -, 1964 The Philipsburg Printshop Now offers you this unique service .... St. Maarten's first magazine delivery system to its monthly subscribers. You can new subscribe for your favorite magazine to be delivered at ycur home or office. Subscription rates for the various publications shall be issued at v a later date. /aacng the issues, available will be ... Tines, News I.'eek, Life, Ebony, Sepia, Tan, the various Dell issues, House Keeping, Sports, and many others. Send in your application for the uagazine for which you wish to subscribe. For subscription call at our office or ring us at tel....2282 m& PHiLIl SBUI-JJ PAINTSHOP & TILLING CO. N. V. Backstreet 246 Philipsburg St. Mar.rten The new management of the former J ;, C K TOOL'S GxiOC^HY Situated at Cul-de-Sac, now operated under the name of: FOOD C E N T It S INC. Offers the best in all lines of groceries at the lowest possible pricVs for example: Fls. 2.— 0.30 ; Hot-shot Bumbs Vermicelli Sourcrout (large) Flashlingts (3 sizes) Toothpaste Suitcases (4 sizes) Pude'ing Maisena Cheese (6 in peck) Nescafe (large) For as long as the supply lasts customers huyittg ;*sh to the amount of Fls. 2.50 or more will be presented with a tin of smdines. II 0.60 II 1.50, Fls.2. — Fls.2.75 II 0.17 II 16. — Fls.12. —, Fla.6.—, Fls.3.— II 0.25 II 0.20 II 0.40 II 2.25



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WBffifrfriBD ISLVJJDS' OPINION LATUxffii^ JAN. 18, 1964 Would like t.j extend our most sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Rev, Sister Louis, and Rev, Sister Marie, the Hev. Mother Superior, and to the entire staff for the kind and nost humane manner in which these nost sympathetic 8isters have performed their act of first aid on our little • • • baby son (Daniel Sylvain) until the presence of our, competent doctors, could have been > obtained. Ours little baby;was • taken to the liarigot hospital in a critical condition and was ordered to be hospitalized along with the mother immediately by the Rev. Sister Louis of the Liarigot hospital. This Bev, Sister, who by experience and skill, seems to have acquired the knowledge of a good doctor, gave us her words of hope, and confidence, that with God first and the Doctor, herself and aids, our little boy, would soon be out of danger. Instantly her work of survival was started on the little baby boy. Our competent Doctors took over on their arrival, and after one week in the hospital, we could have boasted the hopes of a first baby son, among many little daughters. Our thanks go out to God first, while e pray for his continued blessings on all the abovementioned, so that their FOR SALE 1Double bed 1-Single bed 1Dining-room set 1Living-room set 1Gas-stove Glass wares, silver's, dishes and many ',,.. other household articles. 1Scooter in good condition. For information contact: Mrs. van Yperen at Point Blanche, between the hours of 9 a.m. to noon and after 6 o*clock.in the evening. FOP. fl E N T One 6-room concrete house, with all modern facilities, porch and spacious yard, situated at Upper Prince's Quarter. Owner: Don Christian San Nicolas, Aruba, N,A. In St. Maarten, apply to: J. "Chick" Arrindell. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • %  i• • • %  wisdom, and knowledge, be increased in the good works that they are doing as; to bring cure to the sick, and ease to the suffering. Once more we are saying many thanks to all that were concerned, for all were very kind. God bless you all, and keep you all to the safety of our community. Sylvain Gumbs & Family To the Editor of the Windward Islands Opinion: January 16, 1964. In behalf pf the entire family and relatives of the late'MISS FiUNCES HODGE, I'm hereby taking this opportunity; to say a word of thanks, in appreciation tc all those that paid the last tribute of respect, to our dear beloved one. On the beautiful Sunday morning of January 12, 1964; not long after arriving from church, my grandmother Miss Frances E. Eodge, paid us a visit. Se were indeed delighted and very much amused by her presence, she looked so charming; had you seen her, you would not have believed that she was 88 years of age. She seemed to have had her visits all planned; for approximately 2-weeks previously to the above mentioned date she had visited her daughter Mrs. Ianta Richardson living at Cole-bay; she was indeed glad to have had the opportunity to visit her grandchildren and great grandchildren at Cole Bay. I heard her having quite a debate with my mother, fidrs. Octavia Richardson, finally she asked my mother to accompany her. to the home of her youngest daughter Hiss Ethel Lake, however, due to unforeseen circumstances my mother was'unable to accom any her. The next thing she did was to inform my aunt, Mrs, Liaude


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wirro!7,-is ISLANDS OPINION S^TUSEaY JiJI. 18, 1964 BIG I N V E NTOR Y SALE A T TEE 1! IN D HI L (llollandse Molen) For Men: Shirts, Pants, Shoes, etc., For Ladies; Dresses, nightgowns, silk slips, silk blouses, etc., MOST IMPOST AM Till BiJIBS' .AITICLSS ... Such as: Dresses, diapers, blankets, hats, etc,, TEB SiiLS ST,A.TS JAN. 31, 1964 ATTENTION CH.J$S F..NS TnIG IG TO ADVISE ALL CHESS PL^YEIS & RNS T;',.T TJ ZEaE Alii] PLiiNS jiFOOT TO SY.Aa 1 11 OPEN CHESS TuUHLJIENT SOON % PL ASS CONTACT: MR. P. DENZ Tel: 2327 or Mr. J. J.EIT at The Windmill, tel: 2215 • ••••••••••• • • • • • • ( who contributed their part to asking the airstrip of Saba a reality I purposefully select but Mr. de Ilaynen and the population of Saba as the two most powerful components in the birth of Saba's airstrip. It was the spirit and determination of one man, Mr. de Eaynen, which fired the Sabians to the lofty ambition of struggling to demonstrate to the world that even Saba could be equipped with an airstrip. There after the financial aif, intellect, leader; ship'and understanding of dedicated men have nurtured and developed the idea which was born in Mr. de liaynen's soul tc be reflected and magnified by the yearning of the people of Saba for a better ana nore comfortable Saba. On the 4th. of September 1960 hurricane, donna s.riously damaged the first plane which landed on Saba. I heard Mr. de Kaynen offer it's propeller to Saba. I do hope soon his offer will be ac .epted and-this propellor will hang as a symbol in the terminal at Flat Point. Mr. de Eaynen, a Frenchman, brought the conviction that the Sabians had not hoped in vain. Let this propellor therefore also symbolize that unity among men warrants peace anc progress. xJid as we gaze upon our little relic of Saba's first aircraft if we are lucky to obtain it let us realize that the progress of our island may be propelled an-.: aided from without but is mostly greatly dependant upon the energy and labour originating from within, from the Sabians themselves. It is no easy task to maintain and stimulate a healthy and balanced economy on hehalf of a group of people. Saba's island government has as first duty tc endeavour to effect that from the improvements received, such as our airstrip and connecting road, in order that a lasting benefit will steadily manifest itself amongst the people, -braham Lincoln said it so coneise: "the greatest amount of good for the greatest amount of people." To those who endeavour in honesty and justice to serve the interest of Saba I cannot withhold my approval. The Sabians at home are called upon to serve this purpose, ils one whose origin is amongst the Sabians I will continue always to wish Saba and the achievements of Saba unblemished success. No matter where I am I sincerely hope that every Sabian in the course of time receive to some degree in this life the fulfilment of their aspirations and dreams of happiness that are shared by all humanity Curacao, January 4th. 1964 E.C. Every



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mm tABORAHSIA VIHCIT* w^OVE & LABOUR C03QULR ALL SHtMQS" S A T U 2. D A.Y JA tt A II Y id, 1964 Vol. 5 N* 29 Prio Pis. 0.26 E33JCE MUCS'.ajpZ.; ON OFFICIAL VISIT The French. Minesweeper "Croix du 3ud" draped anchor in Philipsburg harbour on Friday morning, January 17, at G e^lock. The "Croix du 8n£" which is stationed at Lhrtinique, is under the cocoand of Lieutenant Jean i^chard and will spend three days in Great Bay. TEe French Consul General in Puerto ;ico, ter. J. Dumont witl also he in St. Maerten. dutting the visit of the "Ccir du oud". On Monday nornlng January 20, at 8 o'clock the "Croix du Ssd" will leave. P 3 0. G It A MM E Friday Jan. 17. )Q64: 08,00 Arrival at Fh'ilipsburg 8.30 '."ijit of the Connandant of the "Croix & 3\jd" to the Lt,



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WDOSASE ISLANDS OFDf TON SATUJtD^Y JAN. 18, 1964 >•.'. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Not the responsibility of the editor) Deat Editor; After listening to the lecture of the Eon. teacher Mr. Arrindell of Marigot on his thene of Education, at the Men's Club at Marigot And his answers to the various questions and to Mr.Baley, teacher of Cole Bay and many others on the subject of Education, School, Teachers, Guardians and children. The entire subject provided food for thought and has given wings to ny oind and flight tc uy imagination. Consequently I have seen the imperative"necessity for a general meeting of all teachers, parents, guardians and children for a better understanding on the whole. Therefore I made immediate contact with the Principals of the schools for a general public meeting, which was gladly accepted. I also spoke to nev. Khan on the subject, who immediately agreed and offered one hundred chairs, for whereever the meeting will be kept. But, asked please not to keep it in his absent, as he would like to voice his opinion. The Honorable Principal, lit, Lindeboon will give a lecture on the subject, all parents, guardians and children -i are politely invited to be present at this particular meeting. It will be one of the most constructive and important meetings of its kind. Public sentiment will be a potent factor. The Lady Principle of the St.. Joseph College will also voice her sentiment on this important issue. Mr. Baley, teacher of Cole Bay has been lonf, waiting for an opportunity to express his views j*nd many more including Miss Bells. This issue was brought about because of parents going to teachers with reference to the behavior of children. Too many mothers love for her child is like the instinct of an animal only ready to but and bite. Fourtheen or fifteen years ago, due to some action on the part of one of the teachers who lost contral, and illtreated a child The Eon, Legislative Council, past a law, that teachers may not whip or strike a child with their hands. The children if today, are taking a direct advantage of this situation, no fear, no respect, one way or another; which is causing a terrible reaction in community life, State and Government. It is time that the general sentiment of the Public be moved in this particular direction It should be understood, that the teacher is the child's other mother. In a pure state of nature the child would need no other teacher than its mother, but the econamic demands upon the poor and the social demands upon the rich; make a third party indispensable. In the average hone, there is a woeful lack of love eveybody is so busy. So the child is sent to school, and the other mother gives her mother's love, her patience and her tact to bring about a pleasurable animation, a condition the average parent cannot evolve; and without which, mental anspiritual growth are impossible. Therefore teachers ned the morel support and co-operation of parents and not their ignorant displeasure. So a meeting has been planned for early February. The general public will be informed of the date and place in a later issue of this newspaper. So we all tl-ank the Men's Club of Marigot for the pleasant evening of Men's fellowship, there was about 65 to 70 men present, V/e thank the guest-speaker of the evening for his theme on education and the many persons who asked questions, on tLe subject of parent and children and the regulation of law governing the.'Situation. A. Th. Illidge Publicity Agent for the Men's Club .+ De_r Mr., Editor; Mr. and Mrs, George "illiams of New York City -have been house guests'of Mrs, Ziliah Richardson, of Philipsburg, a pioneer of St, Maarten, for the last week. The ''illiams' wish to express their sincere appreciation of the Island's hos itality, especially to the numerous friends and acquaintances whose effort helped to make their stay one to be remembered for many seasons, The cuisine of the Little Bay Hotel ... The atmosphere of friendliness of the Sea-View hotel ... The bartering of the market place,,. The salubrious climate is a thought and experience well worth the stay, we definitelyJLook forward to a return trip. Geo. Williams 625 V/alton Ave Bronx 51 New York To the Editor of the Windward Islands' Opinion: Through this medium we the Gumbs Family



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.p WINIKil-iE ISL/JJDS' OPINION S,flU3k.Y JiJJ. 18, 1964 M2. AND MRS. GEOitGE "ILLIAMS EERE FOR ONE ".^flK Mr. and Mrs. George Wi 11 ians will be leaving here this morning, (Saturday Jan. 18,) by Caribair for the U.S. after spending a week vacation here. Mrs. Williams is a registered nurse, who has attended many International Nurses' Conferences, in Europe as well as North and South America, a'collegue and friend of Miss Cathrine Richardson and during their stay here the Williams' were the guests of Mrs. Ziliah Richardson, mother of Nurse Richardson. Mrs. Williams visited the island about three years ago, during which'time she cade aany friends^ who were all very happy to have her back This is the firsij time that Mr. Williams has visited the island but he has assured our Editor that it will not be the last. During their stay, dinners, parties and island tours have been given in their honour, by their many friends. The Windward Islands Opinion wishes them a > safe return home, and looks forward to their next visit, ++++++++++ ST. MAARTEN TRADING COMPANY Mainstreet Philipsburg General merohandiee: Groceries Household artie oi a byoicles hardware G-osmetics Suitcases Ladies, Gents 4 Children wear. COLD STORAGE AND FRESH VEGETABLES Prop. J.P. CONNER N.C. Wathey 1 ; Brief Windward Islanders In Aruba On St. Maarten Foods Inc Mr. N.C, Wathey co-founder of St. Maarten Foods Inc., and one of the directors of the company, left here on Tuesday, Jan. 14, for Aruba. The purpose of his trip was to brief Windward Is Lindars living in Aruba on the "St. Maarten Foods Inc.", a company which has been founded here sometime ago for the purpose of building and operating a Super market. Mr. Wathey spoke to Windward Islanders ,at a meeting held at the N.W.I.W, A.-Club at San Nicolas, for the purpose on Wednesday January 15. +++++++++++++++ BUSINESS ENCOURuGING AT BANCO POPULAR iiNTILL.NO N.V. Mr, Simon Den Meyer, manager of the Banco Popular Antiliano of Aruba and a Director of the Local Branch of Banco Popular Antiliano, left here on Tuesday Jan. 14, for .aruba, after checking on business here. In a short interview with Mr. de Kort manager of the local branch of Banco Popular Antiliano,. we were told by him, that business here is most encouragine. ++-+++++++++ CONGRATS Mr. and Mrs. < Sylvain Gumbs of Marigot became the proud parents of a 10-pound, baby, boy, Daniel Sylvain, Jr. on Jan. 6, 1964 They have five daughter! and Sylvain Jr. is. their first son. Their joy over the birth of their. first son was short lived, because, shortly after birth the baby was in a critical condition Daddy immediately rushed mother and baby to the Marigot hospital, where Rev. Sister Louis performed first-aid, until Dr. Levendag could be reached (Dr. Petit was not on the island) Upon his return to the island Dr. Petit took up where Dr. Levendag had left off and now both mother and baby are doing fine. And Mr. Sylvain Gumbs, who recently returned from Aruba, where he had been employed with the Lago Police Dept. for many years, is a proud and happy man. We congratulate the proud parents and welcome Sylvain Jr. iU



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ll|PfW WHIP .'A?D IShuIDS' OPINION SATIHDAY JAN. 18, 1964 T EJI YTINDVA3D 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, economic, educational and political conditions of the T/indward Islands by advocating against the cause of injustice and oppression. SATUitDiiY Jan 16, 1964; EDITOR D'.fL'CH SECTION; J.E. Lake,3r. P.O. Box 22, Philipsburg, St. Mp.arten, N.A. EDITOR KiENCH S:JCT UN: Mrs. B. Morales, Marigot, St. Martin, P.W.I. Printers: The People's Printery Tamarindesteeg N* 8 Philipsburg 09.30 12.30 14.30 18.30 20.00 Drive offered to half of the crew and opportunity to swim by the Sea-View Eotel. Opportunity for Sports,' If enough participants, transportation will be provided to the ball field in Cul-de-Sac, Cocktails offered by the Commandant and Officers of the"Croix du Sud" for invited guests. SUNE..Y Jan. 1G, 1964: 07.45 C8.30 Opportunity to attend the ilonan Catholic services at Philipsburg. Opportunity to attend the Protestant services at Philipsburg. Opportunity for the public to visit the "Croix dm Sud", provided permission is granted by the Commandant liCiTEi.Y Jan. 20, 1904: 08.CC Departure of the minesweeper "Croix du Sud." 09.30 12.30 11.30 14.30 18.00 19.30 Drive around the island for half of the crew courtesy of the Government of the Netherlands Antilles. The Lt| Governor of the Ne*th. Windward Islands visits the Commandant of the "Croix du Sud". Opportunity to awim by the Sea View Hotel and to take picturas in Philipsburg. deception held for the Commandant and Officers of the ICrcix du Sud" and invited guests, by, the Lt. Governor of the Ifctherlanda Windward Islands. C2UI553 SEE The cruise ship Atlantic will spend about 8 hours in Philipsburg harbour on Friday January 24. The ship will arrive at Philipsburg harbour direct from New York at 4 o'clock Friday afternoon and will leave for Antigua at 11:59 p.m. Fri'.ay, The will be the Atlantic's first wisit to the island. She is 563-ft long, 76-ft wide, 14,136-tons and her draft is 28-ft. It is exacted that about 500 passengers will :e aboard. S.iS.L, Maduro & Sons ('/indward Islands) Ltd. are the agent. A STITCH IN TILS Si.VjS NINE