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Title:
Haiti sun
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ; 46-47 cm.
Language:
English
Publisher:
R. Cheney, Jr.
Place of Publication:
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Subjects

Genre:
newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
Haiti -- Port-au-Prince

Notes

Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began Sept. 1950.
General Note:
"The Haitian English language newspaper."

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Source Institution:
Duke University Libraries
Holding Location:
Duke University Libraries
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
oclc - 32441147
lccn - sn 95058138
ocm32441147
Classification:
lcc - Newspaper 2117
System ID:
AA00015023:00211


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A Merry Christmas and A Prosperous New Year to All from the HAITI SUN


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- Personality Of The Week


Tiny Tim, the pathetic little
cripple of Charles Dickens' rn-
memorial talq, has become the
symbol for the need of a true
Christmas Spirit throughout the.-
English speaking world. But-
.here in Haiti we have no nc.d
to conjure up Tiny Tim's blithe
spirit to point up the moral,
cIt's more blessed to give than
*to receive;* We have only to
take our readers like the
Christmas Angel took Scrooge
to a small yellow cottage near
the Place Boyer in Petionv'lle
to the crowded little orphan-
. age operated by Miss Doris
Burke.
dSixty two homeless waifs are
cranmm6d into the low. poorly-
constructed, five room house.
They range from a set of twins
only several months old to 18-
year-old- Hermande Toussaint,
who is engaged to be mnarried
and .will soon be .leaving the
'fold. '


As you enter the bare little
courtyard, you will be gret?td.
by the tall dark Jamaican w>
man whose heart is big enough
to have a warm maternal spot
in it for each one of her numer-
'ous charges. But sadly, she
doesn't have a pocketbook io.
maitb. Poverty ,9f body how-
ever does nbt mean poverty
of soul at the Burke menage.
"The orphans line up quickly and
in piping cheerful voices sing
your greetinF, ,Welcome .to Sun
shine Hompe.


Then there will be the round
of introductions a tiny par-i-
lytir will smile beguilingly at


you as you pass-her petite hair.
A chubby one,,ear-old will try
to unlace your shoes as you
stand chattering with Miss
Burke. The little boy in her
arms is called Rootevelt in hon-
our of the Ibo Lele manager
who has done many kind things
for the protestant orphanage.


The child tzas six months old,
or thereabouts'when a car drove
up to the orphanage and depo-
sited him in the arms of an
eager inmate telling her
*Here is a present for Miss
Burke., The cadeau was warm-
ly accepted, as all'the children
are. But -soon after his arri-
val little Roosevelt took ill with
a chronic form of atrophy. One
day when Miss Burke was tak-
ing him to the hospital,' she met
two American- Cameramen, Max
Clenn and Ben amin Doni ar,
who were filming picturesque
Petionville. They were so touch-
ed by the sick child that Mr.
Glenn paid his medical bill and
asked to send- whatever medi-
cine he needed from the States.


That is, ove of the reasons
why Miss Burke still puts her
faith in humanity. Time and
again kind persons have come
to her rescue when their he'p
was critically needed. You will
be shown the 36 dolls and 72
pairs of shoes American tourist
Barnett Shaw sent from New
York last'summer after he met
orphan Marie Rose on the street
and, intrigued by her British ac-
cent and meticulous English,
paid a call on the Burke estab-
lishment. The shoes were put


Miss Burke is seen holding Roosevelt, named in honour of thi
Ibo Lele manager who has helped the little orphans. Roosecel
was left in the arms of the children one evening by a strange
who said the little six-month old child uwas a .cadeanu for Mis
Bur Ore. -tw


Into immediate use, solving a
vital clothing problem for the
boys and girls of school age. But
the dolls are still in .cellophane
waiting for Pere Noel.
Miss Burke is mighty glad
they are there because Christ-
'mas is likely to be slim this
year. ,She recalled with deep
gratitude the big turkey dinners
with all the fixings that us.?d
to be sent over to the orphanage
from Mrs. Pat Wiederman when
she, had the Hotel Aux Orchi-
dees. There was always a bas-
ketful of 'toys from Patricia to
boot.

There are a number of.rea
sons why Miss Burke is draw-
ing 'upon all 'her extra courage
to face the Holidays. For one
thing, she was forded to move-
to her present damp and crowd-
ed quarters when the landlord
demanded a rent raise far be-
yond her means. Even her pt'e-
sent 30 dollars a month rent is
hard to find. The last month
was paid by a Port au Prince
merchant, Mr. Esteve. The !st
of December the electricity "vas.
cut off because of an unpayable
12 dollar light bill. And a loom-
ing 100 dollar grocery bill is
even i bigger worry. Yet, the
year was not without its won-
derful surprises.


One day a group of visiting
Americans came to Miss Burke
and handed her an envelope
with 500 dollars to do with as
she saw fit. It was the down
payment on her longtime dream
of establishing a clean healthy
home for her little orphans in
e the country. She immnediately
r purchased a plot of land at Bris-
s tau with the money but has not


had the extra 12 dollars needed
to pay -the notary, fee for the
legal deed for her property.
Ii is one of the many matters
which she is putting in the
hands of God. I


The kindly Jamaican womin,
q school teacher by profession,
has spent her life mothering the
mor,herless young. Miss Burke
and her .own motherifirst came
to Haiti in 1924 to open an Eng-
lish School in the Capital iun-
der the invitation, of President
Sorno. She brought with her
five adopted children who were
models of deportment and all
accomplished pianists. Local
people were so impressed by
Miss Burke's achievements as a
foster mother that soon she
was asked to take care of chil-
dren of a number of respectable
but' poverty stricken Haitian
families. Before lone her hou-'e
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DECEMBER 25, 1953


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The smiling little faces belong to children of 'Sunshine Homer'a : _
Petionrille. Miss Doris Burke, the tall Jamaican lady who start
d lthe orphanage shortly after arriving here in 1926, is seen at
the left, .
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*as filled to overflow g..
motherly heart could :o p in"
dowvn the deserted or orphan
youngsters thrust into Ier, caiA
able hands.


Most of her earlier Qh.rge
have growth up and gone 't -q-e
to the world where the.'are
doing extremely well. for-themin-
selves. A half dozen 'of"-hPr.
girls are working in the Uite.d
States, two as 'nurses. Fiftee'ra
year-old\Claude" Ernest, i. or-
phan from Trou de Nippes&, 4lot,
wants to follow ih the footsteps^
of Florence Nightingale. 'Sh
picked up the practical, ipei- t
of the nursing professioni'al''
a great help to Miss Bu ,"..'
handling her sick ,6cfi.rgbe
Claude hopes to get a' job in?.
clinic and study at night. '


Seeing her children turn nut.
well is all the reward, WZ'
"Burke asks for her efforts., ,An
she gives a nod of heartffelt-.a
titude to all those whbo havq'
added their efforts to her. owpn
The National Lottery. gives .O
dollars a month to the Orpl an.
age and Petionville hotels oftei
contribute when possible. 'ThS
Belle Creolt gives material for"
little suits and dresses. Other,4
contributors include Presid.0i.
Magloire, Mrs. Raymond Fl
bprt,. Mrs. Vieux. Dr.., A. Samin
Minister Roger Dorsinvilie,, HQi;
mer Gayne and Mrs. Ferguson.
But it takes a constant flowI
of gourdes to keep 62, tumnmie'
full 62 bodies clothed. T'a'
night 62 pairs of. eyes aroun,3.a
the little kerosene lamps .^!4
be glowing with anticipatioa-"'"
their brown depths filled w't.Y1
the hope that Pere -Noel wll;
come. Are you willing % sc&I
them disappointed? ,, -
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One of the 36 dolls sent to the home by American tourist Bar-
nett Shaw which-have, been kept in. cellophane' awaiting Pere
Noel was shown to Your Reporter. The result; dozens of little
hapds reached up to feel if it were -real.
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A Merry Christmas anl A Prosperous New Year to .411 from the ,HAITZ SUNs DECEMBER 25, 1953


Compania de



Industrias


Maritimas Wins HAI T


Laurels With


Beautification


Work Done
In the abote map A. B, C, D and E mark the work done and
t te opening ceremonies of the renewed Cap-Haitien: aiti being done by the engineering construction company .Com-
H's Excellency President Alagloire and engineer Clarence panla de ldustrias Aaritinzs,
AMoonry,.President of the Compania de Industrias Alarittntas.

7 ml.-...*. ". -------. Haiti cart boast proudly of
her age and still overwhelm her
visitors with a good deal of
modern charm thanks largely
S-t r.. to the efforts of Compapia dle
., ... Industries Maritimas and its
-5energetic president, Clarence B.
Moody.
-. Before 1949, tourists found
the waterfront of Port au Prince
S a welter of ugly shanties on
l malaria-ridden swamps. Today
...it is a showplace of trim green
.--- lawns, dazzling white buildings
and a broad palm-fringed boule-
.. y ard. Contractor Moody cannily .. A view of the boulevard 'Paul Eugene ,agloire, in Cap-
T. "he new Cap-Hait'en pier built by the company ticlude. suckedl up mud front the har- Hai'iei built beside a seawall by the CIM from dredgina
warehouses and a two-storied customnq house. bour floor with his dredges to !he harbour
0"" fill up the swamp, which prompt
ly turned into the trim Exposi-
tion Grounds as pretty a
waterfront as you can find any-
where in the Caribbean.

This past year he finished his
sparkling new front yard in The
city of Cap Haitien. CIM not
only provided the historic port
.IL
with a spacious boulevard skirt-
ing the harbour, but built a new
wharf and sea wall, dug deep
storm sewers, asphalted the
streets and put in a million-gil-
I .on water system. Result ... a
The Port.av-Prince waterfront a, seen from th a of charming immaculate city that A typical Cap-Hflaitien street which the company paved
" II a,"f. lives up to the ex-pectations at Psre opn
ter ,ae C1.- had filled in the swamnp area cotlructed a sea- lives up to the expectations t after constructing large sewers underneath.
al'. new hoildcards and several of the E pnsiion bildits potential tourist trade.
of b .ild CIM orews have also been -

7:.:-F r. -..;,=busy asphalting long stretches
i .iZ:4.j ..~ 'of the Haitian highways- 'he
road from Limbe to the Ptilbo-
*t,; ti real Mountains. The road from
lMontrouis through St. Mare to
'"-Pont Sonde in the Artibonits.
They are also building a d(like to
,' : help control the flood waters of -
i the Limb, River.
.. Its all part of the Moderniz-
J tion and Progress that keynote'
the Magloire Five Year Pro-
." graTme. Haitian Forefathe-s
could not help being proud in- ""
deed if they could walk along[

the waterfronts of Port au : A strip of the road from Montrouis to Saint-Mare con- '
The Port-auaPrince wateriront before the 1 ork took place. Prince and Cap Haitien today. structed by the CIM.


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A Merry Christmas and A Prosperous New Year from the -,HAITI SUN'


Confessions Of A Nervous

Motorist In Haiti

iAn honest "New York cop would write out 5,000 tickets a
day in Pot-au-Prince.,
*A Yewo Jersey cop would double that in three lours..--
Quoted verbatum from the imout's of two drooling three-year-
old children after their first trip fromthe Airport. to Pelionvile

One of the -most amazing things about Haitian mdtorists is
the'i unshakable belief that the best place to park a car is in
the middle of the road. A motorist whosp car is in perfect con-
dition does this automatically, but one whose, auto has gotten,
a flat, usually .'.beds cooperation. If by any charfce the
blow-out ocerrs on the -side of the road, he either hails or is in.-
nrrt-catcly arcosted by a good citizen with a measuring tape.
IAll those ir possession of one are members of 'Police de sito-
yens- qui centralize tout bagaille='] who faithfully measures the
id'th of'the road. marking the. nerve center, of the same, and
then proceeds in either getting Kielp or himself pushing the
stricken avoiture, to the eiact middle of the road. [I hear a
slight deviation is punishable by trois- gourdes; 1,his is pura
hearsay; I cannot swear to its veracity. and I prefer not to be
quoted on the above, as I always try to avoid trouble with the
unions]. Once in the -middle of the road. the car is jacked up
'nd then left to rest for as long as possible'
Of course'the -duties of a really donscilentious citizen do not
"stop here.- If the car withF a flat happens to be 'a small Euro-
pean model, the road is.still Jleft passable. -,This could rei'ly
cause trouble. -[The fine. for a, car left,passaple in the middle
of. the road is deux gourdes et .demie. This. has been checked
and double checked.] The situation requires ingenuity. Either
another small foreign car must be found without delay, and put
alongside the first, or better still two camionettes [caraion?. of
course, are perfect but are not as easily obtained] ,should be
produced to barricade the road completely. .
St. much for the free right-of-way.
The night presents -other .problems [or joys if you are a
member of the Societd Crepukculeuse des Motoristes lllufmints
d'Haiti].
Thf-re are five [5] vardatiohs of night cars as I choose to
see them :
1) *L'auto de nuitl sans lunes, a simply invisible,. deadly
thing waiting -for. you on the road;
2) ,L'auto qui flirted, with a ope-eyed smile that goes ow%
and off -like a timid virgin. pot quite sure whether, Ler
mother is' watching her.
3) *L'alto quz sourit*, with its little eyes, the parking
lights. It's like a smile, you're never sure its .meant
for you unless you collide with it. Of course pe'pic
who are familiar with fire-flies will have no trouble
mistaking these for theinsects and never have the
chance to regret it.
4) *L'auto sans derrieren, inviting, tempting, teasing mys
terious woman oF the world; you are never quite .F.*'e
whether she is far or only inches ahead of you. And
when you come in contact with her hard, youthful body,
oh- but this is a family newspaper.
5)cL'auto tout illuminde. which dazzles you with so much
brightness that you wham into the nearest camioneite -
or dl'auto sans derriere.,
Ap for pedestrians who are responsible for two of my u!care.
I have but a few words to say' 'On ne peut pas s'amuser toutele
temps a As everyone knows there are only two categorize of
Haitian pedestrians [both groups strongly unionized] : tho2-;
who aresistent jusqu'au dernier moment- and those persistent jus
qu'd la fin., The less courageous ones give you 9 chance, but only
a slight chance, of dying of a heart attack at the wheel. Thos?.
who resist all the way are only responsible for your death
through collision with another car.
But then there are always the three traffic-lights in town
on which you car hang yourself anytime at all.
-M. R.


Sunday Sailors
Lose Rudder


Sunday December 13th a gro
of sea-going land lubbers foia
themselves without a rudder
the middle of the bay of Pc
au Prince.- The boat belong
to Marcel Fort, snapped a ri
der cable and they were fore
to sail back to shore steeri
ortly with the sails. The, b
was then towed to the coa
guard for repairs by the obl
ing Commander 'Trefeny.


FOR SALE
Living, dining dad bed-om '
furniture; Cuban made phis- -
imported articles of varie: ilse.
For information please call
phone 5336 or 3193. .

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Mr. and'Mrs. MUNRKY KNOBEL L
S, *- .- *- *.:,'. .

Send Christmas and New Year -
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SGreetings to Their Many
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tFriends in Haiti
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/ sleigh and reindeer through the night, slides down chimneys on !
Christmas eye and fills the children's stockings with toys. Par- !
t ents and older children join in the genial conspiracy of keeping
S' this myth alive for the little children. One of the first let- .
lers a child writes begins : ,Dear Santa, for Christmas, please
i bring me ...
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DECEMBER 25TH 1953


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B.,'. Goodrich
UNIVERSAL
Truck and
Tractor Tires


HEAVY SERVICE
j.-' .


New Union School Building

Inaugurated. President Attends
by Burdelle Ashton rooms, a library-and an audi.to-
i rium. It is very well designed
e new Union School on the to provide sufficient air ard
?vard Harry Truman was light to each classroom. All the
Illy opened on Tuesday, D' floors in the building are tiled.-.
er 22nd, at 5:00 p.m. Pre- including the covered terrace
t Paul E. Magloire attend-, that borders the central patio.
ie opening ceremonies.. The There are large playgrounds in
ng address was given by the rear of the building which
Roger Jarman, Chairman of provide ample space for all sorts
Union School Board of of games or sports.
:ees, who introduced the This modern building is the
rican Armbassndor, Mr. Roy result of the combined effort,
> Davis. Speeches were over a period of ybars. of many
by Mr. Pierre Liautaud, individuals devoted to han ideal.
.ter of National Educatioi In 1941, a group of mothers
by the Deah of the Diplo- approached the Cultural At-
Cdrps, S.E. M. Jose Tor- tache of the American Embas-
alavera. sy and' asked if something could
our of the new schoolfbuild be done about a suitable school
allowed the opening cer, in -Port au Prince for American
As. during which te Pre- children. There was a school-
t of the- ParentA Teachers. room, some desks and books at
nation, Mme Henri Brig. Hasco which had been left pver
urned over. the bell from from a school established there
Id Union Schoot' -to Mrs. during the Americari Occupa-
ce. Sager, .Princial.of he tion. This was.considered too
r choonnli far from the city to serve the


purpose desired.
Contact was made
the Embassy with


through
President


Lescot and through his coopera-
tion and that of Maurice Dar-


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isas & New Year's Eve

,Traditional Gramd Bali

9 p.nL 1to5 asin.

Sejean Chorus* Concerts

Every Friday

: Starting January'


tigue, then. Minister of Educa-
lion. it was.agreed that such a
school could be used as a dem-
onstration, school by the educa-
tional system of Haiti and that"
the French Language would. be.
compulsory as part of the cur-
ricula. The Prdsident then of-
Sfered as a location for the school,
rooms, ip the, Ecole 'Militaire, ,
oppdsite-the Casernes Dessalines
these later .had to be, abandon-
ed because'of Military. necessity-
.;. and, te Presidenit allowed the
school Lo"fise the classrooms -of
|he F"acult Natiqrnle de Droit
wbicT were npt being used dur-
ing.the- day. ,* -

K 4-i ring this' time. because of"'
S the fact ,that. there were stu-
dents of other nationalities' it
was decide to 'change the name
from", American School. to
SaUrij.Schqol,. As soon as this
was done the school received an
annual subsidy from the British
Government as well as from the
U.S. State Department.
The school started in 1911
.r ,ith 32 pupils and has grown
unhil today there are one hun-
dred and eleven enrolled. Dur-
ing these years the school has.
benefitted lby generous dona-
tiong from the Inter-American
A Educational Foundation o f
k which Ambassador Roy Tasro


Davis was formerly President. '
After having outgrown the
facilities available a residence
adjoining the Rex Theatre was
rented for the school sever il
years ago. Immediately the
school board, ably assisted by. a


very energetic P.'T. A. commen-
ced to formulate plans whereby
funds could be raised for the ac-
quisition of their own building.
The result is an eloquent testi-
monial to their devotion to this
purpose.


P A.R EU M S .


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PORT AU PRINCE HAIt.I
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"'ATLAS
Serving Haiti For Mo re Than 30 Years


Distinguished Visitors at El Rancho


Beside the El Rancho kidley-shaped pool the honorable Sena-
tor of Illinois and Mrs. Everett Dirksen; the Senator and Ma-
dame had an enjoyable week here at-the El Rancho and -gained
a healthy tan. '


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A Merry Christmas ard A Prosperous New Year to All from


aCan one conceive a more elegant, more comfortab
more economical and a more solid carn?


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* That statement, enhanced by one of the most charming smile
was made by Mme Ernest Champana, directress of a big sma
industry workshop, and owner of a FORD RANCH WAGON fc
over a year.
THE LUCIANI & BEHRMAN CO. FIRM IS PROUD TO PBIR
SENT TO YOU THE GALLERY OF THE HAPPY OWNERS C


le, Firestone Employees Have --
Big Xmas Fete: First
Billion-Dollar Year I
The aimable Managing Direc-
tor of the Firestone Internation- 9
al Company in Haiti, Victor ,
Lampson, was, host at a Christ-
mas Party in the baliquet room
of the Hotel Riviera Wednesday
evening, December 23rd. The
Fete, sponsored by the Firestone
home office in Akron, Ohio, w'as
a reward for the outstanding
contribution Iaiti's branch of
the firtn made in providing Fire f *
stone with its first Billion-Dollar
Year of Operation.
The party, attended by Fire-
stone dealers and .employees, in- *
cluded a sumptupus dinner and *
showing of movies. One film
with a French commentary'show
ed the development, of. tie rub-
ber industry and the Firestone
Tire Business. The other pictur-
ed the Indianapolis Motor Races
which have been won for the
s,
.l past 30 years by cars with Fire-
stone tires.


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0-CYLINDER PORDS.


DAMBALA.,


Dinner Dance Every Friday.


Jazz Guignard


Please Reserve your table.


I Tel. 7887.

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I GOOD FaODnCGOOD PRICcS


. 4, Rue de la
Haytlan A


French jewelry
Perfumes
Ashtrays habd-painted
[French] -
Silver jewelry
Neckties, 'iff links,


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Reunion, across-from. the .
mnierican Dry Cleaners .
* *, ...
Leather billfold4 anid baigs'!r
*'Scarves '
Bels [ladies and, men]
Lingeri^ .
Christian Dior coli.ics ,.
Haitian statuettes


Le Picardie

FAMOUS FOR ITS
FRENCH COOKING
Specialities -
Onion Soup
*' Filet Mignon
*Pepper Steak
*'Snails
Escalloppe de Veau
Pira.rdie


LOCATED IN COOL TETEAS



or Reservations Tel. 7416... .























STh7e .Bar in the famed Aux Cosaques Restaurant where Haitian cooking is a speciality.

i The Aux Cosaques is air-conditioned and ,beautifully furnished.

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,A Merry Christmas a"d A Pros pcrous New Year to All from the -HAITI SUN,


I Local Industry Grows With Openi

| Of Haiti Metal Factory

The growth of local industry
in Haiti is typified by the' new
Haiti Metal Factory that lis
small distance off the main -ovil
at Thor. In the modern plant
sheet aluminum imported from
Austria and Germany is being
'~ turned into shiny domestic pos
and pans, jalousies, Venetian, .
blinds and spotUghts.

The plant, financed by French
and Hqitian capital, also turns
:-but. 6ftamel ware tnarke'ing .
its products -it approximv n'ly
one-third less than the re1il
t cost of imported kitchen uten-
S'-is which have been coming
P. into the country 'at a rate cf
S300 000 dollars worth a yea-
;. The new 'company's big job at -
presenW i'S filling \an order for
'-shades for 500' spotlights to i1-
luminhte the new Cathedral end
i, Square at Conaives.
."The Corporation has a capital Before the enamel-baking
Sof. 0,000 dollars and has spent man who installea the ov
Gaga-nd, first mechanic. a
167,000 dollars on its newly com-
pleted plant, which was inaugur-
..ated'by President Magloire De-
.' Haiti locally-made kitchen
member 6th, and machinery im-
S' sils that are less expensi'
ported ,from 'France. Raymond
i .,t he imported Variety but
,Roy,.a Haitian. is President of
v. ter quality of material.
k the Company and Frenchman tr quality of material.
S, taking a good look at file
Eugene Matrat is the technical,
.-. t At ed products- on, display.
.-ti rector. At present there are ,
e t that the new factory
:ix-French members of. the staff
standards are being met.
'N'"raining 12 young Haitian gradu
ratess at the Ecole Saltesienne. P
"'ThM-plant employs 50'people in SARAPREPARING
.l TO'WORK AGAIN

.M-'. Roy told Your -Rep rtrr 'A revived SHADA is a
L;th -t .orBpany'. aim is, to. get underway again un(
.not. ol.gtve the people h.
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FOR. SALE
Pleyel grand piano. API
tel Aux Orchidees anne
Rue Oge.


g oven : from left to right, the .F
ven., Mr. Matrat, technical director
nd com pany President Raymond I


n u'en-
ve than
of huet-
After
e fini we feel
's high


bout to
der the


management of the Agric
Bank. The Corporation.
was turned over to the
Government some time a
established headquarters
au Prince an .is reported
ing employees and work
is mainly concerned w
ploiting the resources o
Pine Forest and plansorn
a 'number'of American
as consultants wheh thi
gets underway.


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tA sectid '.of the assembly line at the Haiti metal factory. This Haitian partisan' is uadding.hldn-'
S..,. 'diet' :r* to a d pans. .
Ki!ii


ply H Tourist, Don't
, Take My Photo

[This ploem about the Pea:ant
who encounters a Tourist wi'hi
a Camera is a classic to'ce.
from Morisseau-Leroy's DL,.t-
coute.]
Tourisse, pas pren portrai'm
Pas pren portrai-m, tourisse
M'tro laid-
M'tro sale
M'tro maig
Pas pren portrai-m, blane
M'sid Eastman pas'p contest -
M'tro laide
Kodak ous a va eraser
M'tro sale
M'tro not
Blanc' pareil ous pas'p content
M'tro aide
M'a p6ter kodaq-l
Pas pren portrai-m, tourisse
Quittez-m tranquil, blanc
Pas pren portrait bourrotoIe
.. moin
Bburrique icite porter tr.'p?
charge
Bourrique icite tro piti
redich-
M Ar. Bourrique icite pas manger
Roy. Pas pren portrait b6te moin
Tourisse, pas pren portrait ca'l'.-

2ultural Caille moin, ed caille paille
which Pas pren portrait joupa'm
Haitian Jouph'm, c'd cafile ti
go, has Caille la tout crase
in Port Alle tirer portrait Palais
(Sy hir- Alle tirer portrait Bicentaire
men. It Pas pren portrait jardin-m
ith ex- -M'pas gan charrue
)f the M%'pas gan machine
n using M'pas gan tract
exper'. Pas pren portrait pied bois'm
e woork Tourisse, m'pieds t-t6
Rade moin tout chird
Malhi ng. pas gader blanc
lMin, tourisse, gadd chivd-m
,Kodak ous pas habitu&, ac
coul-m
'Coi-ff& ous pas habi-tu6 ac
chivd-m
Tourisse, pas pren portrai-m
Ous pas'p oomprenne pose moi,i
Ous pas'p comprenne en-ien
Nan z'affai-m, tourisse
Gui mi faille cinse [11
Et pi. alle' fal chimin ous tnu-
risse '
[1I] Give me 1ive cents.


Sesquicentennial Fetes. They
also submitted to the Chief of
State a group of suggestions
their union had drawn up for
the .coming tourist season.




BE IN


NEW YORK

TODAY


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Just a few shdrt hours away,
'fabulous New York is at its
sparkling best now. Displays of
Christmas merchandise in Fifth
Avenue stores are unsurpassed
anywhere in the world. The
lights on Broadway spell out
new names, new shows. A giant
Christmas tbee towers over the
skating rink in Radio City... the
entire metropolis is caught by
an infectious spirit of gaiety.
Yes thls is the time for your fly-
ing visit to New .York and this
is the way to go:
From San Juan, Pan American
offers more than twice as many
fliolits to New TQrk ,d all other
airlines combined Super-6 Clip-
pers' available on both First
Cla.s and Tourist Sertcir'e. Or
fly direct to Miami for conven-
ient co'n ections to New York
by domestic airlines.

bA;LP SEtVICE TO

C(ODA TRUJILLO


Drivers'. Union .40 4 u..
$3 2 R 6nlo ROUND TRIP
Send Representaties *"
Send Raresntat- ILess than ninety minutes by Clipper.
To utt es.. ', .f____
SFpr.reservations,
President Magloise .received see lour Travel Agent or
delegation fom the. Chauffeur- ft' ffti/cv
Union" at the National Palace SOf- WWm AIfl/WSrs
Tuesday mornig. dS' Most
Experienced Airline
The drivers' representatives ants, -Port.au.Pn
,- ue Dontes D pstuh sA-Port-ou-Princ
, told tbe 'President that their Teleph6hni34 1
unionri \was sending a large dle-- ..*T.t(..a E.PAA, .'. -.
gation 'of mehibes to -Gonaives ave lie and sr wSy- mse
and thp Cap to take part in the Air Mail andAir Pa tl Post
Ah~a andh- & pa


DECEMBER 25,1953






A Merry Christmas and A Pros perous New Year to All froi

a'*. .

We must Prepare Suitable Itiner

I We Must Have a Rece lion Cent
t the present time in all the b,...?
sized countries 9f the world
rism is developing according
a systeipatic an' rational
for it has become a corn-
cial ent ae of first in-
Ce.
n tourisfil is necessary to
see everjlin n ib e.at
thing. Oii e re isthis When
r considers- reW ort and te
access of oier 'nations in thisN


':We have todsy a Tourist Bu-
teau whieh is doing its bekt. o
attract the great nubb'e d'
tourists and to Inak-6 tielr-stdty -
a, pleasant one. Bumt t1ie',stic-
ess of any enterprise depends
a scientific study...
:Now the tourist is not always
|y to please. First of all one
must know ,yhat he wants. The
Pyerage tourist comes from a
coUntry. where there is a g&ret
deal 0t be seen and when he
comes to Haiti he wants to se
arinething different, .. aometing


'U"nfortunately many of the
ads of this Rfebfitc are nrt
et in "a condition to make it
easy for this type of visitor to
Be the unique and pichiresq-ie
parts of oiir country. But aide
oni these temporary difictilties'
fi can offer the tourist many
ledid views a2d .original set-
near 6ur beautiful Port-ad-
nce.
,* However, there is still quite
a gap to fill up. Actually there
is no tourist center to welcome
the tourist on the water froat.
The visitors disembark hap-
iaardly and find there is no
prepared itinerary available to
them. Because of this overst-'.t
'some tourists do not even come
ashore, because they say not
kriowing Haiti they are fearful
,of going about without a guide
*.book, or aT least without a water
-ide tourist center.*
It would seem that we. have a
j tendency not to consider the
'?sailors of the Anierican na,'y
ships as -tourists. Quite on t>ie
contrary they are amongst our
Most important tourists from
an economic poi.it of view. For
I'^example when there are some
".4wo thousand in town and each
b.one spends a minimum of 20
lao6llars a day it is something not
'to be overlooked. This is why
I should like to insist on two
1 points. First: a guide book in
,Sngllsh, Spanish and French :o
e distributed to the sailors of
|te Guantanamo aval Base.


A helpful citizen points out the
street signs giving directions "


Second; a reception center.
With this center and this leMf-
let qne is bound f.o avoid the
present confusion which leaves
the visitors- to the whim of Ihe
chauffeur whose one idea is to.
take them to a night club. So
much the more as many amongst
the visitors would like to Z?e
something much more interest-
ing than une fille de joi'..



ANN



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n the cHAITI SUN, DECEMBER 25, 1953



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As I have said, tourism can- i.. the Pi'es and PoinSettias "
not be profitable without a so- of Cool Kenscoff
rious organization and without V
using a scientifically prepa- i 1 ed 'F
programme. Ie e e r
We musW prepare a suitable
itinerary td. Dinners and Luaicthes of Distiction. .'
*We. m s haveai s Gosh, it's great weather there now "!#'."*
*We most have a reception cen- ..,t
ter at the pier. n.t *
By Fritz Basqufat, xLe Jour. "
Nov. 26th. ,
A .,NE W;YoeKA, iT, ,NE. FYOR

and SONNY GRISWOLD I -J- A'
porm e t d st



Very M ty Christmas U. Dn a"?of
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THE FINEST
: Adding Machines.
SClculating. Mahin-s
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THEY PROViTE,TM ST p tT NEED AT THIS
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REGISTER Otb.
Agn t Hi AlItF:
rLOTS DECAfhEL & WM.B
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' A Merry Christmas and A Pros perous New Year to 4Il from the 'HAITI SUN.


DECEMBER 25, 1953
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Christmas And Practica

Christianity

-A. E. Housman, who was too ropologists, the se
deep a pessimist ever to be a commercial interest
Christian, wrote in a letter that vast apathy of th
Christ's word, .Whosoever shall all these have hampi
lose his life shall find it,, is the sionary. And yet,
most important truthiwhich has of history, it remain
ever been uttered, and the great- if Africa remains th
est discovery in the moral word. partner of the West,
But,, he added in glum conc',- continent of India,
sion, Ial do not find in it any- dykes hold against
thing 'which I should cll praz- of evil which ha
S..tica. And yet' Christ Himself China, it will be,
Sr,. Was no spinner of words. Christ- and women over t]
Smag.still .celebrates -the Birth of tury have given weal
One 'Who sealed His teaching gy, and often life its
V .ith-His blood. The Sermon :n the Christian faith
:'ti Mount, to which so many and purity to paga
pay lip service, ever'was impaY- score of thousand
s ible without the Saviour on ihe have alone proved
,. Mount The death of Christ ,wrong, and demon
served' notice on mankind- that-
thd Christian faith was no ea--y
r: path, and that its profession in,-
I''volved life's dedication, and fi-
...delity, if need be, unto death.
i.':I the author of 'The Shrop-'
h.. ire Lad, is right, and it has at
S.last become too difficult a task
*,' fbr human nature to hold a
:- faith more firmly .than life it-
self, to set conduct forever ab.ive
convenience, to hold eternal
S.values more dear than any ma-
trial advantage and' to set s&--
t.', vice before self, then indeed may
the vultures gather, and for each
.- -.5t soul of us in Housman's own
Se hoing words,



t.,' e iniquity on ,high'
,. '1'o c heat our sentenced, sours .f
,w i augsght they crave
IUd mar the mnerriment us
y.o. *v and.. n ,ern
o 'on hourlong fool's errand
I', to'' to the grave. .
, ; *'- .


:Chriltmas,. fdrtuinately,'. gives
.'..firim denial to such hopelessness.
",'ft ".4 'r '
%,r kirtstmas speaks of a divine
*..c sion into history, of the
lil. tOf a Babe, but more than
6 of the Death and Triumpn
.- a n; For millions the day
M*'.;'A-l 'pasp, no doubt, in thought-
Ia bliday,. but. there are still
6 0*tWhom.It will )b rng its
.'.:'aflcient challenge to deeperr
;.'.p.i'eecration ahd purer endea-
u. Shall We spare a thought
:.
one devoted band? Fi .)
t:-'reeilland to the Congo thee .
:&,are men and women who have -
,V': sarficed'cemfort and career ..0
?*bul4mAg. the Chr.istian faith to nor-
".Ch"itian Jands.,. The sensitive- ,l
ne. s of officialdom, the che.p HAITI TRA]D
Sariticilsms of professional ant!'-


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Ifishness of
sts, and the
e multitu.ae.
ered the mis-
in the iro-iy
s a fact tn z,
e friend and
like the sub-
and if 1W'.
the torrent
as engulfed
because m.n
he last ce.i-
lth and enrcr
self, to brc'p.
iq strength
n lands. A
missionaries
d Housman
strated that


the utterly unselfish life is prac-
tical. The world is dying of its
Shropshire lads, poisoned by i'3
own pessimism and bitter sel-
fishness. Called 'Christian. in
tribute to their history, the
Anglo-Saxon peoples stand alone
in defence of a way of life whi .h
.was born of the Christian faith.
and animated by it. But a wny
of life cannot live if its moving
spirit dies, and that spirit can
only live and die in the hearts
of the multitude who make tlie
nation. When the men and wo-
men of its rank and filp turn
traitors a people perishes. F~r"
Utopia the need is Utopians, i.-r
Christian nations, 'Christian
souls. That is what we might
do well in this menaced world -:0
ponder at Christmps time. A i
dynamic devilry stands ready trno
fill the vacuum when our faith r
falters.


Do You Know Haitian Art


See if you can recognize the above tableau nAnd the ai ise
responsible for its execution. Below is the artist.
The artist M. Despas was born the .. B D;
n Jacmel in 1925 and at an early ier schr'. i
age became interested in handi- ol au Princ
*raft work. Following ,ia iinter 'from 1943 t
.*t in the crafts he latr attended 19t6, .eridual


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ON EXPOSITION.


fi

e
o
t


ing as a caomet
nakpr. At this
time he wa, at-


traced to the newly founded
Centre d'Art who engaged him
as a framemaker. It was
through the friendship and asso
elation with Alex John, the Ame-
rican painter musician that Des
pas was awakened' inte the "
realm of painting, and sought his .
own within the creative abstract'
approach to his heritage. RB no
means ,can one say M.,Despas .
has cultivated the nature ] and '
sovereign as any art give- per- "
son would seek.
The work of M. Despas has n- '
produced many periods of. divel:
opment and a lengthy apprentice
ship. While .with the Art Cen-
ter he had the distinction of ex-'
hibiting a few bf his paintings.
. Devoting himself completely to
his art he'tnade-cabinet ima.-
ing a thing of the past. .
M. Despas's work has bi'r.:
purchased by both Americans
and Haitians. Some oF. his
most recent can be seen nh-uugh-
-out the hotel Riviera where he
was commissioned to paint the.
.Verver murals. -
Among M. Despas's interests
are Duke Ellington.. Stravinsky.
and Villa Lobos whose music he
follows. closely; and down to
'earth American chit-chat.
At present M. Despas is, hand-.'
pinting the. dress designs for qan
American designer in Haiti and'
finds time in the evening hours
for his own 'more creative en
deavours.
The progress M. Despas has
shown in recent years is he.,
sublime Indication that, as tney
say,*'we have something here.,,
by M. Francis Lucas,
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s Consumers Must Be Encuraged To
Spy Haitian-Made Leather Goods

There once was a time when the Education Department in
!..-the zaitian population had every. Jacmel. But they are discouraged
reason to take over the tradrli- because the stock they have pre-
ona apanese custom of et- pred so scientifically is n,)t
ting their shoes outside the door .roving as it should, even though
Piher. entering a house. Th: it is priced no higher than lei- .
"bsdtIjtanned locally made s.n' tlber' prepared in the primitive
d"r ls smelled as .unfragrent as way.
te skunk works. in a certain- .
i,,Ater0ici cartoon strip. But The Department of National
oh''bse-holding days may soon Economy, has been holding '.i-u
`biv.e'e UNESCO and the In- cussions on the question of pro- ', 71
SLabour Office have gding a ket for le g oods
'fib, h 'Ltkft 'I L a bb -: '" a m,
.e .he aid of the Haitian made by these trained artisans.
.Governmnt .in training corps, A Law has been submitted to. :
:of local tanners who now kiow the Legislature calling fo" rais-
'h .,to cure .leather that is 'not iing the takes on iAtorted shoes...
.:'e ,of &our buextrhor- P.uto a theree as been no
@mryspi tob.lob boot' notice increasee in th b sale of
T'hen of these newly train Id'.'e local variety. LET'S COME
i:'e a,e aset up a coopera- TO THE AID OF HAITIAN IN- THE FRENCH. TECHNICIAN SHOWS THE IARBIAL TANNERS ADI:ANCEDMETHOD IN
tboturni out leather goods 'in YDISTRY. BUY GOODS 0 MADE TANNING .
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in Hait Back To Haiti
-By Pilosopher Poet Saunder Russell who, spent. July and
,August in Haiti and returned in November for ten days en-
route.. home to, California after, island-hopping the Caribbean.
.."[Exclusiveto" -Haiti Sun] ,

During September and October English live on these island
:;I visited ten islands of the les, but every one drinks tea. Other
b.er'-Antilles spending enough wise there isn't much to do. Al
me ,on each to observe a fmw of the small Antilles are trying
-'"aspect of their culture arn' 'to get the tourist, but the;
their geography. My first stop won't succeed, for there. aren'
was ,%Sa. Juan, Puerto ;Rico, enough tourists to go around
whce thoderriity- is just- amaz- On Antigua, on Dominica, on St
-ig. i rie might well be in a Lucia, especially, and 'on Gren
MMia.i' Beach of luxury hotel.], ada commerce seems sluggish
. express highways and square These lie in the backwaters o
mile& of residences' set among world affairs; overpopulation In
Their lowers and trees. Yet yo'i creases, a i d unemploym.n
- still .ave old San Juan to ex- leaves disgruntled men to, loa
p-ore'; the narrow streets an .-about' the docks and the streets
'the .tol onal, type buildings s'l Everybody,I. talked to wanted t(
gest another age. A fantas*Ic get out, .preferably to the' Uni
slum, a kind of casbah called ted States. Dominica with its
l-a Perla, sloped down ko a sa.t- great casks -of lime juice lying
age "urf. Cora1'r-efs fringe th'. about, the docks and Grenada
city and day and nigh* thi.- where you smell the .nutmeg
Swor'lerful surf is beating. S.it around the warehouses stilt
Juan has 'squalor, and it has can't provide enough work for
glamour, both man made and their people.
natural. Its people are al-rt, .
r nmetropolita but should `I s5y In contrast Martinique and
a little unsure of their'des'tiuy? .GuadeLoupe 'being politically
A, mixed culture has. confused since 1947 a part of Metropoli
the single march forward. Money tan France rand. sharing in the
is terribly important. continental labour conditions
S"stir up Quite a bustle. Sugar is


This, too, with the Virgin Is-
lanids, which by a quirk of his-
tory' are linked with the United
States. The Virgins' capital,
Charlotte Amalie, lives for the
tourist. Prices are sky high, and
night- life' flourishes. I found
there two levels of tourist:
thesocial set that frequents the
expRpsive hotels and,the green-
i woi villagers, who have book
anf '.painting-filled apartment's.
Bolh groups are neurotic and
rather:alcoholio. The local resi-
,dehts, eagerly share in the pros-
pet y and the young people are
ambitious. Of course', any'U.S.
.Virgin Islander with the fare'
can go to the United States [the
inh ibitants of the British Vir-
gin' Islands- are most envious].
Physically the islands are un-
spectacular, rather dry-and have
fine beaches. With Basse Terre,
Guadeloupe, Charlotte Amalie is
my choice for the architectural-
ly best West Indian town. The
business and residential sections
* are consistent and .satisfying.

At Antigua I entered the tea-
drinking region. The 4 o'clock
break for this steaming drink in
the steaming weather is reli-
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the important crop, and in down
town Point-a-Pitre 'or Fort. de
France the people are busy. But
they are also concerned with
gracious living particularly in
Martinique. They keep the siesta
and add a lpng hour of aperitif
about four. Dinner is late and
good. But by nine the parks
pnrl the bars have emptied; the
ubiquitous auto horns .are quiet
and the West, Indian dogs take
-over in a chain reaction of bark-
ing.

As you go south in the islarids
you discover the tremendous
green of the rain drenched tro-
pics. -Antigua is dry, then sud-
denly quadeloupe is a tangle of
vine and shrubbery.'In Point-a-
*Pitre it rained six or eight times
-a day, briAf, shuttering down-
pours. I took "one of the big,
clusmy buses to Basse Terre
across volcanic heights and
through rain forests of tree
fern, bamboo, ]lane and hard-
wood. And in the Martinique
mountains it was the same -
this wonderful lush flora, and on
Dominica, on St. Lucia, on Gren-
ada and in northern Trinidad.
But even in these tropical moun
tains one 'Is never far from the


sea; this is the islands scenery, Willemstad, is little Dutch city
par excellence. set on a lonely rock among .cac-
Trinidad is actually a frag- tus and thorn bush. Without.
ment of the continental mass. any nasty smells about the
Aside from its nortchern.moun- streets it was unique In my tra-
tains it is partly flat, dry and vels; there is only the clean
rather monotonous. Port of tinge of refinery products blow-
Spain is a city in transition. ing through on the hot wind. It
The characteristic thiee story is fun to wander about at night:
bungalow type business houses sidewalks. are good; lights are
with their awnings. and grilled bright; shopwindows are tempt-
balconies are yielding to modern ing; and bars and restaurants
functional structures. There are are open. Curacao is very much'
eight- or ten new five to six- in the swim, of world affairs.
story skyscrapers. One begins to The people are prosperous on
feel the aspect of a big city. In oil, well behaved and rather
all the British Islands I visited, spiritless. -
instead of drums at night I heard Now that fam back in Haiti
the steel bands making their I find myself again impressed
exotic: music, which is a kind df with that quality unique to this
cross, between. xylophone. en-
semble and Javanese 'gamelan.
The tunes are. wheezy Latin
melodies refreshed in this slight-
ly ludicrous aping pongs, medium.
Only Trinidad has the drums of
voodoo it is called Shango.
But Port of Spain has another *.* A.PLEASAWT ST(
kind of music, a somewhat dis- ON YOUR, R
cordant one. In a downtown M
park I heard communist agita- hen you come to Cp
tors attacking the government eOitadelle La Ferrie,
able at the new Eotel .MOi
and the Queen over loud micro abe at the new Hel M
phones. The audience of about Here awaits t'Ctt a neH
two hundred people did not seem ent Caeage Hill,
particularly impressed. Many of ar fabulous spectacle
the listeners were homeless men fabulous spectacle
hin our spacious and airy r
who were waiting for the up- ie of u he Citodalle in, th
roar to die down;. they had #l-
-ready/.picked out a bench for '
the', night's sleep.
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country, namely, the. Hai
character.. Vndefinable, yes, but '.gN
nevertheless there; it ha-tod
with a kind of vigor for .,

aren't matched in these other -..
countries, particularly the less.
independent ones. Perhaps OIth-"',
Martiniquians have more flair, .
the Trinidadians more variety.
of mood, the people of Sa .Juai.a'
a greater up-todateness.." Bmi.
Haitians I mean those you sebI.e'
on the streets, on. the courtrry-.i
roads, at the voodoo ceremonlie?:-
or in the market place hay|i.
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A Merry Christmas and A Pros perous New Year to All from the 7HAITI SUN,


To be beautiful you must eat
right and drink right. Wrong
food and drink may not rapidly
distort your face, but they will
rapidly destroy the symmetry of
the rest of you1
Let us first consider .
DRINK
Moot people like a drink now
and then and in moderation it
is good for
:then. But alco-
iol is indispu -
ably the most
fattening thing-
there is unless
Syou drink en
ough -:imrit to
pickk'a your in-
side. -ivlhn
Sometimes you
become very
Alco l is the. thin: but don't
'no Attirnihg try' th1& for
thieg there is- slimn ing it

does not work]! So if a beat*.-
itfutioliie is your concern, go
eas ira i hard liquor. Pure fr.esh
fruit. juice is much better for,


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y'ou Anti few f pdyble,.dffbik emng
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for goodness sake do not
a'ri. cd wht autvy vrd hi v?
for .the ggar,-unhtd idl-o of
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V':t1he puiniming fi.end. ]Mosi of the
Trank. y reduchon ditt pt.es-
cribed by fashionable quacks are
dead& poison. You can slim far
'more efficiently by s'imulating
the appropw ate glands than by
t si sang voting poor suffering


So' if you must sherT b fea w
p.l.-pon go to te qiul"ie $ nidical
i etiitan aIndbe guide by him.
W, h brig s. us to .
0
ds 'Wi certain reservations eat
onlywhen y% u wranj to and only
what'you really enjoy Sweets
are .sustaining, but take theF
to excess and sg ti l'ok !ike-a cun--
rent dumplink. Keep uip your
fruit intake. Eat plenty f' sal-
s., A daily. glass or A1'i'I -s
almost a =must.L, Cheese and
meat are almost equa' in value :
and the less meat is cooked the
Better so get to. like it under-





.. be nourishing, but it an be.
Keep off over-rich confectins.
t Whether in exclusive restaraifts..,
-: ,.or' from the little chrutfiue.

a und the corner the less you
eat" 'f fried food the better. It
r.ay be nourishing, but it 6tln be
nrf t to we, istifie.
,lnally do not bq complicated

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in your eating. Keep to the
; simple dishes you. like best, for
what you like best Is with
the reservations I have mention-
ed the most easily digested.
Let internal comfort be your
guide. You achieve that neither
by over-eating nor by under-
eating.
OUTDOORt EXERCISE
Apart from the -rare congeni-
tal blemishes, we are all born
with soft and lovely skin. How
soon we lose it. largely depends
on the. way we live, and for
most women there comes a day-
when Ehe mirror' gives them a
4esty& sock.
S1ltn quality depends on many
things, slch as gk'neral fitness,
an unworried mind [show me 'a
'worrier who has a. really good
skin], plenty of outdoor, exer-
cise, absolute internal regular-
ity'.
The perfect skin must have
an exabt balance of its own na-
tural oil to keep it supple arid
no mote: too
much gives a to
girtel skin n



that may entail
tbi i a

negl oted. can
never be beaU- .Eat plenty cf
tiftil but whlch sald.s-not too
can 'be remed- many .

led with a -little pure oil, follow-
Me O by dabbing. -with cold

it Is- obtviodu- that a greasy
skin soil1d never b6e 6fbafiraz-
sed by oily preparations, but it
can be improved by an occa ion-
Al aArflhgent with.tt;e same'
coAl-vater finish Dry skins
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w it plitictlar attention .hI
summer, for the gAun quickly
cracks and blisters them unless


EAT, DINK AND

-BE SENSILE


BEAUTY FROM WITHIN
by
A FAMILY DOCTOR


they are protected by oil.
Dust is the greatest enemy of
our skins. Mixing with our nor-
mal skin exudates it forms dirt
particles which clog the pores
and prevent the skin breathing.
So never be afraid ot soap and
water even if your best fri.'n i
boasts that she never uses At 1.
ber precious skhi. cfrebt-J i
deep ivinter the first, morning
wash sioiid be in cold water.
Use only th e i'iest soap you
cm afford -- speri~atd_ if yoir
skin is diy and k'asa" e it
wel iii. te jus as i 4oug' i h
wasi it" -f. 1.
ling the' f'de th A .i
towels is otily to be es ofe', t6o
if the skin is in a b' sitI --
arid it is besi doie b l, e JJ:t9
Sriot at home.- DustihgWvt.h Il'-i
der aftei a batbh may be plh :bnt
bdt series n6 useful purpose.
,Mid the'wvost crim aga'iii-4i "'' e


iskli is t6 eaVe nm-ikeup .n. -Above all;do let us make up to


age excellentt but it
miu t follow tNe muscfe ';nes
and it mukithe liJht wi:l}. tih-
Aertips only 6i the ace. Tib-
T.id and oiutwagrif uhder ie
S'chin; cirl i -rbnihd the 'eybs.
ihorizontally a6rFs9 bWth aide bf
the forehead. Dab'i' litflt b1;,
on after massage b bhiy ift fh".
skini is dry arid finisll off." -i
cod Mwater. ', :
*Feeding* the skin fror with-
out is doubtful businea but
there is value in the use in-
tprnally 'of the vitamin B ccm-
plex availablE in yeast. rake
plenty of it about a cupful a
day

NATURAL COLO iR
When-. I discussed make-up for
beauty with one of our greatest
experts she was very lacoiic.
*The only.way to make up lieau
tifully,, she said, ;:s to make
up fresh. On the. perfd~tly
clean skin. You can't do that
without washing. Plenty of it..'
So let is start from there. WVe
cannot be lazy, atleast about
oirsplvbEs, and beautiful at the
semne 'ne. Off must come that
iiake-up' -t..ry night. We first
use an emulsifying or if the
word is preferred, *liquefying.
cream, wiping off with old, soft
cTotbhs the older and softer
the better. Then wash in peni-
ty of tepid water with the fin'r
est soap. Finish off with co'd
water plenty of it. To dry',
jA itit -a soft towel. Do hiot
rub the skin off the face, though
a jolly good towel massage of


oui- natural colouring.

Make-up which is obvioup..s
disastrous. A-her ahl, I is one's
o66 beauty w1ifch mus'bte rdis'-
14.
played, nio6t that o manufactiir-
ed prddiiuct, is riessary,
however' slightly, t increasee
colouring atl night beeatis arti-
ficial eight t eds to wash out all
Co!Or6s used U rik -I."
td'igie is the mhost. tricky of
a cosetis. 'l rBi- odhiks'


the rest of us is an excellent
routine.
If our'skin is a dry one we
should finish off with a vbry
little skin cream, just enough to
keep the skin supple After our
morning wash, finishing with
cold water, we get down to the
actual make-tip for the day.
The more beautiful we are the
less We need apply. The heavy
mask of *stage, make-up seems
to satisfy thousands of women.
In the cold light of day it is oer-
fectly horrible and men loathe
it : to sensible women it is a
peteImiaal joke. We .must keep
:well in mind hojw little 'we can
u.e to. achieve ...the effect we
iwantt,:, whiebr shpnuld he-to on-
'hahcp. oun- natural loveliness
without being obVious--bout it.
If ,we do this wewill .be able
to hfEodrd' the' test quality mate-
,rials because they. will !ast. The
:u.e.of inftriers$ttf is an offense
to ourSeiles and, may.destroy
that rose -petal quality of the
skin which Is enon vital to beauty.


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O: O o dC te W wi ..'i 'c.W
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r"tmy W^ Bazar National. Geor-
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S. sake do 'not rub
it on from the
centre of your
cheeks, unless
ou arena stage
making up for a
bunch of ctoy
soldiers., That
," is the ghastly ef-
fect it produces
so applied. Do
not use it at all
unless you mnst
If youi must and then so
make-up like a lightly as rto ap-
toy soldier, wearpear your own
a hat to match. natural 'colour
/
Very little indeed may be used,
starting high on the cheeks,.
about the lower level. of the
bone which forms them below
the eye and work outward to
the side hair-line. If careful star-
ing in the mirror shows this
to be obviously rouge and not
natural colour wipe it nearly all
. off and try the effect of careful
powdering. If it still looks ar-
tificial you do not need rouge
at all.

Do remember that beauty is a
quality rather than an arrange-
i64nt of featuries -'hibi. shines
o'" fri'Dm third; cirele 6- de-
travagai ft ii'ake-up irirvairialy
makes mefl sai obr thirilt: -I
haven't the slightest idea what
she is like all I Pan dde is
tbe oairit.n
The art of -make-up is .the
avoidance of appearing milde up.


DECEMBER 25, 1953







A Merry Christmas and A




,Noah made Bibical W
.-:with his floating zoo. Anm
tains of Pan Amterican
j Airways' cargo Clippers-are
King modern-day -history
J flying zoos that come cli
matching Noah's in the 'v
'..of their passenger lists.
The menagerie, of four-
and feathered folk that
PAA's Latin American
-.range from bees to be
bear and boas. ,
M ld-dananered barnyard
dents and wild-eyed jungle
Pens pass high over the bl
ribbean. Earthworms an<
py-toads 'are cleared ou* of
terwihals as penguins' nd
arech9ked in. Jceechbjn
rotsf, cheeping chicks, bi
Missouri mules and yelping
ho.unds add to the sound e
Animal air 'travelers QII
ber..shirt and skirt-wearin
sengers many times ove
PAA's, Latin American Di
More than a million and
baby chicks are flown raca
. .for- example.
, These day-old hemisp
V-hoppers are privileged c
4 .
ters. They're about thi
animall species permitted
S' velt In the oargo hatches
senger clippers, and seldor
a PAA.plane -head south -n
.a few hundred aboa-d.
make the best passengers
because they don't have
,' fed or watered during th
72 post-egg hours.
Flying in the opposite
tVon in all cargo C
is a monthly average
moinikeys, 500 birds, a doze
tiles Iand 50 toads. Freq
they are accompanied by
f tjny tropical fish, wh
onet-as ever bothered to
A single shipment from Be
a v1',l York. aquarium in
several thousand, fish.
PAA's cargo terminal, a
mi also handles an aver
seven', horses, one goat
covys4., two pigs and. tei
eaoht month.
PIying Noah to globe-t
animals isn't always as
as leading them aboard, k
them fed and watered
wrestling with mountains
port and export papers.
leins of much deeper
sometimes crop up to
*-rg.o Clipper captains.

There were the 20 b
for example, that were
flown from the Canailinp
woods to Argentine to fo
nucleus of a fur-bearling
iv singularly beaver-lees


I Prosperous New Year to Atl from the cHAITI SUN. DECEMBElR 25, 1953 .
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NOAH'S ARK TAKES WINGS: MONKEYS TO BEARS IN THE AIR *-
history America. role as. a love life louser-upper. free ride from Panama to Miami Horses have ,become such e-
d cap- Now, beavers ordinarily mate But he. felt considerably better a by slipping unnoticed into the quent PAA passengers.. that'
World in the winter and bear their1 few months later when he flew suitcase of a paying'passenger special flying stables ahav- been -X3
e mak- young in the spring. 1Tp around five pairs of mated minks over 'who had been visiting in the rigged up for them. Thorough-.
with the passengers' Moose' Lake the same route. This time win- home where the monkey was a breds are whisked'from onetrac *
ose to home in Canada, summer had ter was just beginning in Argen- pet. t another from one end otf '
variety just ended and the romantic tina, giving the lucky minks two Stowaways aren't the only the hemisphere to the other -"
season was just around the cor- honeymoons in a single year. non-revenue passengers. A cock- and 30 Argentine polo ponies, ao- .
footed ner. But down in lower Argen- There's also thb twin problems er spaniel gave birth to five companies' by their gaucho..,,
roam tirna, summer was just beginning of gate crashers and added puppies high over the jungles of grooms; traveled from Buenoa
routes and winter and the mating starters. .- Brazil, and a bouncing bull calf Aires to Los Angeles and backl
avers, season were a long Time !off. ucceedin where scores of was orn above the Zaribbpan to compete in inter-Amerlean
Succeeding where scores of .
t-he puzzled PAA skipper Thiin beings had failed, a little HT a rize Holstein cow e- route polo matches. [ And they a
0 resi- wasn't any too happy in s oma rmoset monkey got.Toronto to. Buen res. ut few example -
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eof :trronge creature's tirouglhout Latin America and the World. In the top picture, an, alligator gets a brief dental inspection
before being flou'h from Miami to Nassau. British Bahamas. In the lower left picture, sir king-size penguins seem more than
a bzt snobbish as they parade around the airport at Montevideo, Uruguay. in the lower right .picture, who wouldn't want to
cuddle these kids? These goats werb being shipped from Mzia mi, Fla., to Puerto Rico.


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A Haiti Motors -Nash Distributor


J. E. Sendral Prop.
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Presents

Wishes
The new 1954 Nash Rambler custom 100-Inch wheelbase Country
Club hardtop features an all-steel top and unique reverse angle rear
.. windows which provide increased all-around visibility. Styled by Pinin "
Farina, foremost European custom car designer, the Rambler series also
r includes a convertible and three station wagon models. The Rambler
SCountry Club features the continental rear tire mount as standard
equipment, and is fully-equipped with many custom appointments at
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Chrismas Now
SsThe new 1954' Nash Ambassador features many styling refinements '
"* i*and mechanical advancements, highlighted by the continental styling
of Pinin Farina,, foremost European designer of custom-built cars.
Mechanical improvements include increased horsepower in the "Super
Jetfire" engine; new power brakes and power steering,-offered as
optional equipment; and electrically operated-window lifts, available
at extra cost. Styling refinements feature a new dual die-cast grille, a
"; ",. continental rear tire mount offered as standard equipment on all 1954
custom four-door and. Country Club hardtop models, and new solid and,.
two-tone color combinations, and upholstery and trim selections.
New 1954 Nash Rambler Four-Door Sedan


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DECEMBER 25, 1958


CAP HAITIEN PRI

SBy In Port au Prince, hotels have
MARY ROBINSON JOHNSON been sprouting new wings and
-annexes in 9 frantic attempt to
PORtT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti. keep up with the ever-expand-
Haiti is inviting American tour- ing tourist trade. This winter
ists to come down here this 150 additional first-class .accom-
Syinter to help celebrate the modation1 will be available for
150th anniversary of her' drama- the luxury-minded visitor. Two
tit' birth as an. independent rp. new air-conditioned hotels are
public, tihe .second in the West- scheduled to be opened along the
ern ,Hemisphere. In preparation, bay. One is the fifty-room Beatb
Hai has spent $7,000,000 to pro- Rivage built but never-used for'
vide. its most historic city, Cap Haiti's International Expositon
IHaiaen,'. with modern touches in 1949. The other is the Sim-.
without sacrificing.its pictures. bie, with thirty-two air-condi-
que French colonial lcharm.- tibned rooms, and a swimming
Vi i 'frs to the seventeenth-, pool.
centtl'ropical port once known Haiti's largestt hotel, .the Riiv-
as ti: &Paris: of Saint-Domin- -era, is now undergoing a recon-.
guea 4fill no longer have to plow struetion and expansion project
Their: way through dusty, nar. costing more than $2,000,000. Its
row. lanes. All streets have been twenty-six room wing is expect-
q paved .and the open cobblestone ed to be finished in time for
gutters that jarred loose many Mardi Gras visitors in February.
a bumper have been replaced The old St. Francis, .a cool. 2,000
by deep underground storm feet above the city of Port an
'sewers. A new million-gal!on Prince, is now the Hotel Dam-
reservoir insures tourist hotels bala. .
'.against a water shortage. Port au Prince hotels and pen-
For those who prefer a dip in sjns range from 5 do'lars to 30
'.the sea to the hotel pools, bath- dollars a day single and 10 dol-
ing facilities have been installed tars to 60 dollars double on the
\on a lovely natural,beach nestled American plan. Gourmets who
in a curve of the cup-shaped insist on branching.out will en-
i'harbour. Dirt dredged up from joy a number of dining spots
the sea floor has been used to with some offering superb
form a gleaming new waterfront French and Haitian cuisine in
topped by a wide boulevard that s-;rr'undings luxurious and
is skirted by a sturdy sea wall. scenic. Prico.s in general hvve
.A neA' steel pier can accommo- not increased. A 10 dollar bil!
date yachts and sizable cruise can still buy a fine dinner for
f. ships thatc previously had to an- two, complete with wine, in the
chor offshore. top dining spots.


ONE-DAY TOUR

The Haitian Army Air Force
makes daily flights to the Cap
from Port-au-Prince, the capital.
A special one-day excursion trip
costs 12 dollars and will give
the visitor time to' climb on
horse or mule back Jo King
Henri Christophe's stupendous
rnvil-shaperl fortress, the Cit-i-
delle La Ferriere, and stop tor
a brief tour of the ex-slpave
monarch's Sans Souci Palace in'
the valley below.
Those who wish a more leis-
uroly visit to the setting of I.
W. Vandercpok's eBlack Majes-
ty* will find it easier getting.
hotel reservations this season.
Two new hotels have just be.nm
opened and a third is near com-
pletion, providing in all about
fitty first-class room. Prices
,, range from 12 dollars single and
h 26 dollars double on thp Ame-
rican plan to room and board
at a small pension for 4 dollars
ior 5 dollars a day.


HOTEL TRAINING
The Haitian Government is
also, seeing to it that :ts influx
of winter tourists wi;1 find thu.
cer-ice up to the standards of
older and more experienced r'e-
sortn. Through the U. N. Tech-
nical Assistance ProgrnnuiMe, i1
tr2ininng school has b "-eii op..-
ecl for members of hotel staff;
with a director who fpent ole-
cades keeping the gears run-
ning smoothly in some of the
plushiest inns on the French Ri-
v'iera. Classes, including co'"-
ses in English and Spanish, arc
open to all persons who come in
contact with foreign visitors.
Taxi drivers have been get-
ting special courtesy lectures for,
the past year and they no lon-
ger jack up their fees to suit
their whimsical notion of the
state of the Americnm pocket-
book. Official rate cards must
be posted in cabs within Pye
range of the tourist. Guests at
hotels in the suburb of Petinn-


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Where the seaside boulevard.'sweeps to a curving stop stands the
new municipal bath-house at Cap Haitien, besides a stretch of
beach already 'popular with young Capois. Behind are the ruins,
of the fortress, and of the mansion where Napoleon's sister and
General. Leclerc lived.


ville will be delivered bag and
baggage for a reasonable 2 dol-
lars. The fare from the airport
to a Port au Prince hotel is 50
cents.
Entertainment costs arei also
reasonable. One gourde 20
cents will buy a rum and
soda at the 'moft popular night
club. For the cost of a neigh-
bourhood movie, tourists may
enjoy an evening at the breeze-
swept outdoor Theatre de Ver.-
drre watching colourful folklore
dances or' attend a fascinating
production given by the dynamic
Haitian theatrical movement.
Latest innovation :an- adapta-
tion of -Antigone- in the Creole
patois with Voodoo gods substi-
tuted for the deities of the
Greek pantheon. -
For those who prefer the
click 'of roulette wheels to the
'hrob of the Haitian tambours,
there are the plush gambling


rooms of the Casino Interna-
national. Its staff, elaborate
furnishings and air of decorum
are direct from Monte Carlo. An
Italian chef reigns over the new
Casino. dining room and Haitian
and Cubdn orchestras alternate
playing in the outdoor band
shell.


HAITI'S FISHING


Sportsmen, especially spear-
fishing enthusiasts, wilL find
Haiti a winter paradise. Red
sn appears. parrot fish, iropkcal
lobster, barracuda apd king mac-
kerel lurk about the shallow
reefs. For on-shore fishing th"-,'
is a plentiful supply of snook
and tarpon. Offshore there are
marlin, sailfish and dolphin.
Bope fishing is also excellent
here. The hunter will find cro-
codfle and wild duck and guinea
. hen within an hour and ,a half's


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c iMiior RIB


UNE AUTRE ECONOMIC DUE A GOODYEARr
>:e Hi-Mier "All Weather" possede la fameuse
bande de roulement "All Weather" de renom-
mee mondiale qui assure une resistance au
ddrapage et une traction exceptionnelles sur
tous les sols.
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safari. from, the Haitian capital. :
He can also track down forest. ''
boar.
The Panama Line's three lux-
ury-cruise ships now make week-
ly stops at Port au Prince.
RHound-trip fare from New York -
is about 240 dollars. Air coach
service makes the round-trip
plane fare from New York to
Port au Prince 181 dollars. An
aerial Caribbean circle tour stuo.
ping at six cities besides the
;Haitian capital is offered by Pan:
American World Airways at
$212.40. Resort Air Lines has
made Haiti one of the main
stops on its packaged, Holiday
Houseparty tours and Delta -
C&S makes regular flightsafrm
Chicagob through St. Louis ard:
New Orleans.,
Anierican tourists can enter
,Haiti merely ,by filling out'., a
tourist card. No visa is requir-
ed unless the visitor plans to '
stay longer than two mnonthb. ,
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S !'appoint aussi souvent..Plus de lubrifiantes meme aux tempe- moteur rontre les depots dan-
Skilom6tres par quart. Cone ratures critiques du moteur. Cir- gereux. Cette huile qui circule
pour les moteurs qui roulent culant a' la vitesse d'un eclair comme up 6clair danslermoteur,
eaucoup, elle est vendue selon elle pro le oteur contre la e conre e carbon et
les numros 1, 3 et 5 pour sup- .rouille la poussiere et sure. les depot rasseux et auss
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A Solution To An Age Old Problem sitl
Y ture and furnishing water col-
S GCHARICOAL FARMING lected for irrigatin sys tem, '
CHR.A M 'where for centuries the water--

SThis does not mean the grow rushed down the mountain sides
|ng of charcoal literally, but' is' carrying away more and. lEore
s.seod on a case history expert of what littib soil that was l.ft -
enc 'n the province of Kaniz, to the rl ers all within a few
hina. 'That long string of. lnd hpurs.
long the edge of the Gobi de- ai ean do d 1 a e.
pert between outer Mongolia Bhfah o le 14 th& aiAw t
id '.ibet called the. panhanb. .. "
In asu the problem of fuels ifuck of the charMco al trans-
.. .:, ported to .Port af8 Pn, pe, is Send to a friend alirbaid P
werqmnuch more artue than in brduaht .ver in soboats from '. 'he ai
Hail cause not only is tThornazecg dco~ss Stg 4 ye subscrit
.Hai 'becauqe not only is it tre. Two of these .bolts capable Sin.. The 'Haiti Sun. delivered
-neea for cooking food, but-in ,of carrying 100 sacks., of charcoal
", .', "are seen in the above picture. by air mail to the U.S. and Can-i
winter the temperature on the 'ada costs *0ii "n o eada only costs 10 actually. For-
frngof the desert ips .,some- subscriptions. g or call
timesr to as low as 30 degrees M1m Minister for flecostru- subscriptions.
zero Fahrenheit and is needed tion of the Province of Kansu. K -a%,-.u.- .. -
for boating the homes as well. Chang first set abo"t Jo .sel;-.t
.ei&U'mber of people in the pro. plots of two to three icres in ''
in*" 'of Kansu is neir elevw-n many sections of tho .province.
m.il li'on, almost three times and with small n'irse ie" -prona- -.
that. of Haiti, and they solved gated seedlings of both the Pp-
'their- problem of fuel supply' 1ar and Willow trees to'start
whicli they called charcoal fa-m-. things off. Later he eicour'ag-.
4L '"
irg. *. cd the farmers to. do t-e same,
by supplying them with the.
. A enterprising Chinese by seedlings from the State nurse .
Sthe name of C.: C Chang hid 'ries with the understanding .. ..
!beefi looking-t the eroded hills that they were to use only half -
jand iiountains of his native pro- of the trees grown in their r.ur .
'.vince. 'of Kansu frotr boyhood series for charcoal wood; th? E *
\day. as had his ancestors be- other half were to be used'bSI '
Sfore-him, but. it re.maned for the State to reforest the hills
hinmto correct the situation. He and mountains. As the traes .
, %-as aware that charcoal was the grew in size the. farmer' used
' 'ogitl .fuel, which haOd' bpan his balf to make charcoal, .b":
i used for centuries, there biAg aiva'Os c"rel to reforest as
Sn" other, and waq alqo the r-?a- cit away so that he ould have. .
r,.for the terrible eroded con- a continuous ~ipply for chbn- .
f tion of thehills and mountains, ,( 'he l-rge'r arco
.the P'g' cniarcoafMpri.
Because his ancestors bad Nifi 1- l ,cers w. ridde 1 4 business
d'jcets Wfiq dd its
ed them long* before he was of selling ch'aroal w Fe req" ir
l rn.but he was born "with a ed t8 d6 ti sam6, but or. a mucl
spark of genius, he set abiut larger iiiie, hI r i-remeht of .-"
solving the problem. He neticpl t tate was, tha if you want i
tatthe prevailing trees to be a charcoal merchant, you
p'oyince were Poplar and' Wil- iilgt ie th' tbti il r.ff
'y, both were quic- growing penrdtis wdr6 enforced for 'c
v.rileties," just as the lhndeo or *Mesquite, in Haiti Stat.
't occurred to him, if each farm-- In the sides of the hills and
r who wanted to produce ch-. mountains great ditches were .
. coal for fuel should raise tth g.g j a f MgC I. a a
res either on his land ot- land i s pt1d wh&r le nter-
r. ntPd. to him by the dte. It at rain f1ll
also occurred to him if thedarmin- i.a tccta W rii nto
er would plant a nufrpry of Vr he
te tc ies bere 0 e -rp.s
trees under the guidan"r bt the b be plante
'state forester he coulJ rise were t p" ires rve -" the A Cterpillar Tool Bar.
.ris c moisgtre. As the trees gr he new efficiency for ytd&t Il
<.nly the trees tofurnh char. llhi eavr begai to ia e a hpsy take jarita f
.coal, but could alco furnish co.ps.t 1-hich.booke down inro your Catepilar track-
t trees to reforest the ero.d cd ^^ {o h h ore mo.-
us, hills and mountains. tto hba r and sat ma dt
' hills and mountains. .f& tiabtor and is itinoiiat


This man Chang worked dili-
q-:ntly, he traveled by pony
back, bicycle, walked untold
miles to talk to the farmers
they never havirig enough of
i.-.el 'vere sold on tlhe'iJea. Chnie
ti-en took his scheme to th?
foovern&rsj tbh Province, who
vas so elated that he eppointvA


ture.


In a period of less than five
year- the hills and mountain.-
began to take on a green ap-
pearance, more ditches were dlg
betWeen the new rows of tre2-
and more trees planted until
last reported that the long de-
nuded mountains are no longer"


DECEMBER 26, 1953
the cSun, office on the Expo-
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1I PRESIDENT OF UNIVERSAL SALES CORPORATION

ADodg e Distributor in Haiti Wishes
A Merry Christmas And A Prosperous New Year To All.



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shall not discuss here the [onr all fours] with the ar on don't know what attractive f- i [ijl e seriously] two persOns L y es to th
".tion.whether..Our-dentutry is bis-hack. But an absiurte e, 'ture, he .blaqk Ford .had Mor..reaently the car,.brought the following Creqle
of :progress, not because L ca.ssity .of. constructive criticin c fered-him. Tor the "or a su'., on a fight, .and a- canfdalb' .'ashed 'iri y imnd- ri:M
-raid 'that some hot-headed compelled-ne to speak on behalf that. three' ,bogotas like this tweei him and a lawy t'. cdulp c pe, e'pa en
abid'.progress fari will use ci-# rere;logic What is strange one would hardly 'be worth. P' t street:. the. lawyer h'ebd ''Ca'- 'frai3lhita sdo b"a" qu.ir.Ifl.i
,i bead .p a target for. his arind harder tp believe than r .- the fellow felt that he loved his ient, Lsquately] *tak offa the aitlans can a atcbi..._.
S..macaque [stick], but be-' rory is;the fact thathe. chap-' *oitue [car] too -dearly ...t I -onw. weels because .the ..chap its rieaing For thos?'
e the wonderful, even s- .ad found .himsi,, a. case ll.' t. And he did not .selli.. ad. iked. ..bette..t. id tkreol-m
[ibng, .accomplishments of e..h-the following Creole sa even. with the persistence of o.e money in ..eless.epairsithan 'o i rather iteal -tra
S "-' I ".I" "L '" ..]' .- ." d- ..'- : ... "' .a e ". : : .'-IT /I .' l O '
iv; ,sppak for them~sel-es. 1'i gstg Ap perectly 0:., sotte Luye. .And a few d3ys.laer pay -hie ~aWeir hii ben ae. .o6. 'an gdder -to
verthelesi ..-.the sight of a. U i le, inbcile ui p 's ,iotor accidenfally 'rl n"..'eitcn ',Wei, -' et'.to bed ha -ti.l.ti a thin-. .but the.. '.i".'
e-.Ihave too often witnessed, .rIende f l.mbee e,'th.etoie w.'.o li .m to .take the. wheelI offer .g Icolh .i t help ondeni4o- it sit, dnownoth
not because I. am a jou'l. does. not avail himself of, the 'im 2t t11 same time tb- reward many a human problem f tr.t en dea ,
SPryJ,- but fo- the very fool ..bluna.er]- ,ig pportUinity to drive right +jr- renenifber the .eeral defim e edersa I lea .
pie reason that it too often In fact, about two months agj and steadily into tree on th3 -. tone of man I had rea4 in book',.. tare'of fini ng-out tbe aA'k
ht m eye--- convinced ;me .smebdy wh6o had discovered C, rrpfour road and .dechalbora'`* "And as .a heavy; sfiep' was..cIo3- cl '-... .. ..,:TT .Obaer,',
iiebpmy 'th realy backw as d ,. ,-.., ,- ... .'..' '.... .. .. .on... ... ,,th s. .. ... .... .
ine. really back ard-- ,,. t -
e people Those of' yoi-,
ersm, whom God has blessed .-:
.a gv.d,memory, may recl .
nes, that creek philoso-
of, ancient times, renownel ,- -
his cynicism, who ridiculizP'v
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de Plato for describing n in .
ta tWio.oted, featherless- an-
Ta o i.h. I- am y far. es
li t than Plato, I ha re .
l.ep evictionn that if Dio- ". .. .
e4 cou ld assume our humrn .
gain. he would rot blame.
thator ,stating that ome inn. '. *4.". -
the abourriquess [asses J
step foiward when yo 3.
abck their tails and rear
bn you ,pull them forward ,.

Thlie famlia sight. of a min I

it 0l ft igudd me one night
t veek.. saw the man push
s iaCK -r," or rather i- ..
gotb in picturesq'ie Creole '.
Jf-om -Rue des Miracles' to
e du Qual, through the Cift /
l'Exposition, and at last from, ,,.
4e C1t6 de I'Exposition up to
1"onde odha street that I shall
in fromntmontioning.
f vou agiee with my termir
gy and trust my hard-to-ne- .
ve though true.and unprete"l- O
confidence I shall say thqt
9s5about a three-mile kidnoyL --
aking ',PROMENADE.. -
n1i the chap both so tenacious .
d ridiculous that I could .
p following each of his mo e-
-nts. The only emaladiiw
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DECEMBER 25, 1953


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Author Selden Rodman Updates

t a Haiti -n Books

i. t Rwas our intention to ask the Artist -as an American, ,,
Selden Rodman about the vari-'. biography of the famous Ame:i- '
ous books that have been wiit- can painter Ben Shahn, aed
i-ten recently in English on Haiti. ,TherEye of God-, which takes -
We knew that he had written i its title, from 'a detail in Obin's
^ some of .them himself, and re- *Crucifixon, mural in the C.i-
viewed nany others s 'for The thedral, and which -contains a
New -York Times and New York chapter on Haitian religious art.
Herald Tribune. We thought .t The latter bobk is to be pu;)-
would be a good way of drawing lished in the Fall. In the-mean-
him -out on the subject of the time Maia Rodman, not to be '
'new book he has come here "o outdone by her husband, had ."
write, the first complete =Guide, written a children's book- about .;
or. general introduction, to tie Haiti,which was published lat
. Republic. But before we gdt .. year by Viking, Press, .Ti An- Selden and Maia R
i started, the conversation went dre Goes to Market.,'Wilson B is published The
is published. The second
off on a tangent. His wife and gaud had' done the illustrations -
S on Rodman's list, M. J. F
two-year-old daughter came in. for. it just after completing h.s
,; .,. vits' Life in a.Haitian
VWe knew that qriana hadn't eMarriage in Canav mural, in ,
.. has. been out ot print and-
been born the last time the Rdl- the Cathedral.
impossible to pick up for
mans were here, so that led to We asked Rodman how his
It is an e cellent case-st
his last visit, and the one before new *Guide,* would differ from. -
a world-fambus anthrop
.-that, and so on,-until we di,'ov other recent books about Hai*l. /
professor at Northwester
ered-that this-was his nintl He hoped, he said, to mak-i 't
versity, of voodoo, but is l
visit here. more comprehensive. There is e
I RQdman believes, by being
It began in 1941 when Rodmni no book in English at present
fibed to the Mirebalais
arrived for a two-weeks vist giving information about the Rx- e t r
al6ne. Unfortunately, F
with no intention of- writing public's history, anthropology,
S' said, the great work on
k- anything. about Haiti and was people, religious rites, ,political e
S' *La Tradition Vodous
taken by his friends William economy and arts. One has to
Vcdou Haitien by Mi
and Peggy Krauss to the Cite-' read no less than eight books t3 o
gaud, with photograph
del. That flying visit led to the get this information- now. Tv-o
Odette Menesson Rigau
writing of The Revolutionists-, of these are. out of print com-
hot yet.been translated in
Which was later translated into' pletely. All but one of them are
fhlish:
French by Mme Camille Lheris- expensive. And none of them
son and produced by the Go:- give up-to-date information o Two'recent bodks on vc
ernment at the Rex Theatre :,i the subjects a visitor needs most: Americans have been pO
194A Rodman flew down, with how to get here, what to dul', within the lastyear in Ne
a special wartime visa from t'e where to stay, what to eat. and are available. One,
State Department, to attend Li.e things to see, costs of trAvel,-etl. Horsemen,2 by Maya De
opening. He and Mme Lherks- His book, Rodman says, will in- lies heavily on the wdrk
sorn-and Dr. Price-Mars received clude all such information, and a Rigauds' and contains m
the Honneur et Merite de.'ora- lot more. And it will be heavily cellent reporting but un
tion, on the stage following the illustrated. Arid inexpensive it lately, Rodman says, is wr
production of the -piece., A will .be published- next fall !y .uch an' esoteric style, t
ii week later Rodman was in the the Devin-Adair Company in layman. will have some i
'Army, where he served -with New York. ty making 6ut what it i-
OSS,' until December, 1945. Ti.e We asked Rodman: Wha:t at all, or if hp wades throi
.following year, and for. the next were the eight books he refer- -metaphy'sics., will con
five years he sprit each winter red to, Leyburn's aThe Hi't'an with some .questionable
'.in ,Haiti, wrote -Renaissance :" People-, although written moresions. -An interesting fea
'Haiti, became for a time Co di- than ten years ago, and in mi .'v i1is book, he added, is M
-.r'tor of the Centre d'Art, help- respects dated, was still the b1t rpn'r detailed description
ed"initiate the painting of nm.- general introduction to the P.e- dozen "crises de posse
rals' here, and directed the work public's history and customs, Le she claims to have exper
in the Cathedrale St-Trinite. said. But he added that lie bh- The other book wholly d
In 1952-53, in Oakland, N.,,v lived Leyburn's book would ] e to vodun is Marcus
Jersey, where he now lives wvi;i superceded by Edith Efron .2'- 'Strange Altars* which e
his wife- Maia, he wrote tvw) gat monumental and much mo.'e the other side being
other books dn art, aPortrait rof first-hand study, once the lattermain naive and -unschi


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que and' Guadaloupe, .Ba'
and the smaller islands.'


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ginning to be basil dated sie
it "includes, nothing on te.';
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and this mill-.be r lid
In lThe .Eye df G rods a rd7in
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Shortest and not' the, leh -'es
sent'al book op his list, "Rygdmiar
said, is that excellent .You"ia
Learn Creole* by H. Ormotib
McConnell an o Eugene Swan J
published by the Imprimerie d'
]'Etat and brought up to. dat;
this year. '*
,Last, and most recent, and
wHith daughter Oriana -ohe 'tourist Unwilling or a.
,, .
to delve deeply into Haitt .
though with many vivd descr i- lore, is Hugh Cave's sympdtlh ; '
tions of ceremonies. The int.'- tic, witty and supiwrebly illusrit.
testing fMature of. this book is the ed .Haiti:- Highrdad toe Adveh. :
lengthy reporting of conversa- ture', which, besrie much.v al.a-;/.
tions with ,Doc. Reser, known able general information coq.
to Haitians and Americans living thins the best key to whatL' o
in Haiti froth the Cap to Je:'- .man ,calls 'the most rewardijg:
mie as the one Ameilican who, of all Haitian experiences'
has entered deeply and sympa- travel Qutside Port au Prince,.
theyically enough into 'odun to JaOmel and Jeremie, to the':
be-regarded as a comrade b' Bassin Zim and.the Crote a Pier-..
many a ahoungan. and %mamb.,. rdt, to the caves of Dondon and
Harold Courlander's cHaii the City of Zombis, to la Gona'
Singing.* also published a a.- and Etang Saumatre. A
cade ago and out -of print Rodman cpncluded,. his talk
though now being revised by :s with us on. thlis subject by re-
author, remains the best boot commending one book,that ia'.m
probably in any language, on its not specifically about '~HiltiW,-
particular and vivid :aspect of all, but which is,,he sad;'~s,-t'p
'Haitian culture. It.containrs as hap4 the most exciting tra'
well, much valuable insight iki: book .ever,Written, =The Trav
vodun, and the musical score" of. ler's Trees by the English a
dozens of folk sbngs. Courlapd*r, thor :and war-hero, Ptr
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ill from the 'HAITI SUN*


DECEMBER 25, 1953


KIDDY PHOTO CONTEST


introducing Mile Kathline Bvteau photographed at 8 months.
iss Buteau is the daughter of Lt. Mal Buteau and the former
faryse Pilorge.


Continue Sending In Your

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to the 'Haiti Sun., The contest
closes on January 31st. Prizas
go to the winning kiddies and to
fathers and mothers from the
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Co. [Gerber's Food, Carmy
Soap, Car.nation Milk and Quak-
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Creole, the Haiti Trading Co.
[Grant's Whisky for Dad] and
Clapp's Baby Food.


A Beauty Arrives
From Holland

Arrived in Port this week by
steamer is onp of the sweetest
little boats that ever reached
the blue waters of Haiti; It was
made in Holland and shipped
here by freighter. This little
dream is 22 feet long anr bears
the namp of De Zwerver. We
hope thaf she WiU join in en
the Sunday outings 4o, the. all-
boat lovdits. -



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Stoves [one or two burners]1
electric refrigerators and -to.ves,l
Kerosene refrigerators rn di
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)aily Miracles At A School For

handicapped Childreni In P-au-P.


By Birdette Ashton

i December 16, 1953 at 4 p.n..
wing was dedicated at the
incent's School for -Iarndi-
-d Children. This new
w'as donated by Bishop
and houses a clinic and
action room for Orthopa-
pients and two additional
roms. At the rear of this
ing is ah open 'pavlllion
e the orthopedic patients
carry. out their exercises


KN:


I do not mean that the physir-al
healing is"- ribt important. 11 is,
immensely so. There are some
cases that are fabulous. To 'me
they seem miraculous.
A boy of seventeen, Joseph
Jacques, who is totally blind,
went- through his entire school-
ing .there in Braille. He passed
his' ;-primary school examina-
tlons" as given by the Haitian
Boaid of Eddcation along wl'h
many other boys who were en-
irit nnrn l L- H qI rrin,' A -


a pool 'has been constrl.f't- actly the same questions as the
that will permit ydro-tha- others, only his ivere in Braille.
treatments where necessa. He wiote his answers on a port-
J will be a great asset to their able. typew ter and received an
.given ,y'Sister Matgret arid' average mark of 74 with three
af. papers having a' mark above 90.
ipon visiting the school this I witnessed this boy work a
.'week I was astounded by problem in geometry that would
:happy, smiling faces that have baffled me. He dre)v the
Peted "me from children of all figure on a piece of paper with
Ies. Those who could not a sJecial instrument and prog:d-
e from their seats waved and ed to work'the problem without
d a. loud,.:aBonjours, others being able to see it. Joseph al-
o .could .not speak; nodded so has other assets. He plays
th nsmiling'eyes. .,There was a the accordion beautifully and


aling.of happiness throughout played for me his own como-
I evhole school that seemed to ition, -a very beautiful waltz.
tLr you as you walked from He speaks English with very 'it-
?q to room. I met each p.i- .tle accent. -
S. -tle accent. .
idividually anid'by name and
h one was infiriin .ome Another child, -about TO, who
t Some were blind, others is- deaf- and mute read from hi'u


're deaf and dumb 'and' m ay.
re the victims of cerebral pa1-
and polio. ,
his school has 95 C'regular.
derits and'-over '50 that come
,for treatments only. They
eive treatments in spee-h
L physical therapy as needed.
ose \ho can afford to pay
Sttese treatments do so -nuid
ose who can not, receive them
e gladly. The only pay that
'staff and teachers receive is
I knowledge that they are helu
a child to overcome ',he
dicap that would otherwise
9w him through life. Th'2
in accomplishment to *he
ool is that theylielp the han-
apped to forget their afflic.
ns. They are no longer con-
ous of the fact that they a:'e
I rent from other children.
Is, I believe, is'as imporSnt
.'healing them physically.
ease do not misunderstand me,


text book and answered ques-
tions on the lesson. Of cour.-
his speech was' not excellent
but Lt was surely understand-
able.
Others, who were blind ui-d
made beautiful belts of w ive
chord which were as symmetr-
cal as if they had been mide by
machine.
' There is a small boy in the
kindergarten class who has bra-
ces on both legs, yet he pla))s
*football, or soccer, as well as
any other boy of his age.
A young bQo was shown to
Sme walking around the yard. I
was told that wvhen.he was ad-
mitted' his feet were so badly
deformed that if he could have
walked he would have walked
on his -ankles. This is known
commonly as club foot. He now
after several operations and
good care, wears shoes and can
walk quite normally.


DECEMBER 25TH 195


Yes. there are miracles go-ng
on every day and we do not
realize it. These children with-
out -this help would have been
hopelessly crippled .the rest of
their lives. Of course it could
not have been done without Lhe
help of many of you.
There is a Doctor Herman J.
Flax who visits the school often
and has given wonderful advice
and suggestions. He is an Ame-
rican who specializes in Phys;-
Cal Medicine and Rehabilitation.
He lives in Puerto Rico and
comes here at his own"expense.
The Haitian Government has
been.very kind and generous as
well as 'the Haitian Red Cross.
It is because of the generosity
of all these people andi many
others that 95 children will
have a merry Christmas whc
-otherwise would have been do
prived df this joy. Their *re,
nmay not be loaded with toys an-
games but they have received -
much finer gift: they are ohn th
-road to. better health. *
I have been asked to include
a short unte from Sister Joa:
Margret to you :
We feel that St. Vincent',
work in.general for rehabilita
tion of the handicapped ha&
been, richly .blessed.... It. has inol
been the results of 'the prayer,


and work of one o0 two/or evan
a few. It is the result of the
sincere 'interest, the fervent
prayers and the giving, many
times sacrificially,' of literally
hundreds of persons and groups
in the States as well as in Haiti.
We wish, once again, to say
'THANK YOU*. and hope you
will each feel it as individual
expression of gratitude.,'
I also jpin the thanks of Sis-
ter Margaret to you for helping
the- blind to see, the crippled to
walk. and the deaf to hear. God
,
bless you all.

Opened 1st December
4(CINDERELLAM;
on Rue Payee opposite
Royal Dry Cleaners
, ( where 'you will find
a large selection of
imported Europeanjiandbags,
leather goods, French evening
bags, silverware, etc.
All suitable as Christmas
gifts.


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A Merry Christmas pnd A Pr.'.-perous New Year from the fHA41TI SUN, DECEMBER 25TH 1953

Starring at AV
Famous U.S. Dance Star Signs New CAANE CHOUCOUNE
OVER XMAS and CABANE CHOUCOUNE
Contract With Government To Teach NEW YEAR A.ANE .U O U
THE SENSATIONAL *
A recent issue of Ebony Ma-- Theatre de Verdure this sum- DANCING TEAM Jeudi 24 Ddcembre Grand Reveillon avec show
gazine features the notable mer. AURORA Y MANOLO Vendredi 25 Decembre Arbre de Noel avec show
achievements of Lavinia i ANTANASamedi 26 Db6embre Bal avec show
Bobievements of Lavinia WilSANTANA
liams, .the noted American N.- The Ebony article on fam- INTERNACIONAL Jeudi 31 Ddcembre Crand Reveillon
ro Dancer who has just sined ous graduates of The Katherine Vendredi ler Janvier Pal du Cent Cinquantenaire
gro Dancer who has just signed ous graduates of The. ,
a new six-months contract with Dunham Dance School pictured Samedi 2 Janvier Bal
the Haitian Government to elLavinia in her role in the Broad- Admission $2.00
train Haitian dancers. (per wa Musical My Darlin' Aida, De: 9 Heures P.M. 1 4 Heures A.M.

Besides helping train the Na- ham's outstanding soloists for ROOF GAR E N
tional Folklore Troupe, Lavinia six years. ****** -
Lundi 21 D~cembre
teaches her graceful art at The
Ecole Normal e. the Union Mercred 23 D cembre Reveillon avec shove
School, the College Feminin, New Enterprise tuercredi 30 DUcembre
and eventually at the new Lycee Goes On Reef D. .'
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children. discovered that the bottom of Admission $2.00
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erry Christmas and A Prosperous New Year to All from the cEAITI SUN, DECEMBER 25, 1953

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To Their Many Friends in Haiti

Best Wishes For The Holy Season.

Peace And Happiness In The Coming Year.



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EDOUARD JABOUL KHAWLY

AGENT IN CHARGE
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A Merry Christmas and A Pros perous New Year to 411 from the cHAITI SUN*,


* DECEMBER 25, 1953 pi


One Mist Work For Happiness:

Peace On Earth, Good Will...


. With heroic determination
men throughout the centuries
bave been wishing each oth.
happiness. But true happiness
always seems to elude them oi
the individual, the national o
the international plane. Why !
it so? It is so because it is no
enough to wish for a blessing
especiaUlly for q blessing as corn
plex, as elusive, as difficult o
attainment as happiness. One
must work for it unceasingly
and one must take the logical
steps to play the indispensable
foundation for its realization.
Of all the formulae given to
men in this ineluctable search
none ever came based on su"h
high authority, from a source
so divine, none so simple and
compelling as the heavenly mes
Sage which rang out nearly
2.000 years ago in the humble
valley of Bethlehem : 'Peace
, bn Earth, Good Will toward
Men.'


We were told implicitly that
o happiness would Le possible
on this earth unless we attain-
ed peace between men and un-
'less we practice good will to-
wards one another. That is,
Peace founded upon Justice was
tO be the supreme goal'of the
Struggle of Humanity. Then a
golden age could be ushered in.
Moreover that same message
ad been given repeatedly by
philosophers and religious lead-
,ers throughout the centuries.
' .We therefore know the goal and
we know the way. .
And still behold the state of
the world. What a tragic pic-
ture it offers to the disconsolate
eyes of its inhabitants. Through
out history lands have been de-
Vastated, cities destroyed, homes
burned, millions of men, wo-
Smen and children tortured, maim
ed and massacred, and, in spite
of human progress in almost
every sphere of activity, more
Wealth is being spent in. the
.making of weapons of destrun-


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I tion. more men are being trail
s ed in the science and art c
r swift, wholesale, horrible ann
s hilation than ever be. n- in hi
1 tory. Is then this goai r,
r main forever out of our reach
s Is it possible that the Heaven1l
t messengers deluded men whei
they promised them. 'Peace o
- Earths and urged sGood Wi'
f toward Men.*, No, that is nc
e conceivable. Our reason, wheo
y at its best, proclaims that if w
only practised the highest form
of justice in human relations w,
6ould have enduring Peace.
It must be then that the
hearts and minds of men neec
be cleansed and purified. I1
must be that the brutal instincts
inherited from lowly origins
have lingered tenaciously in
our nature, that instead of being
thwarted and eradicated they
have been only diabolically re-
fined to attain greater efficiency
in their apalling outbreaks of
violence.
And so a moral uprising, a spi-
ritual revival, a social revolu-
tion .all reaching to the very
core of our social organization,
are indispensable. It now be-
comes evident that, with the de-
velopment of atomic science, the
only alternative to such a re-
form can be suicide.
* But while we are awaiting
this happy, consummation of a
moral regeneration we must
continue to be .as cheerful as
possible, continue to" wish one
another .A Merry Christman
and a Happy New Year.a This
ultimate goal for the nations is
far in the distance but right
here thbre are reasons for re-
joicing. It Is during this yeqr
that is to be celebrated the 50oth
anniversary of Haitian indepen-
dence. This is an occasion of
genuine pride and a reason for
well founded hope. If -it has
been possible for an oppressed.
mass of slaves to gain their free-
dom and to maintain it for a
century and a half, to-lift thpn
selves up to a fairly high level
of moral decency, of .political
efficiency, then there must be
hope also for the whole of man-
kind. if their, problems are
tackled with a similar courage
and determination. I


MIDNIGHT. PASS ./;-- ece, e ontentment and good cheer ...'Jieyo
Midnight Mass ,ill be oel- Io this Chistmas and throughout the coming Yea
brated by Mgr Renly Augustin Reniember to Insure All .. 4
.at the Cath.edrale Notre Darne, From : ...... .
and will be followed by the Pa-? American International Underwriters Assurance1
pal benediction. Hymns'will be Society Ltd.,
sung by the choruses of the? with all their Insurance Facilities from LIFE'
Apostolic and La Providence to FIRE through Accidents
schools. Archbishop Le Gouaze AGENTS IN HAITI
ill offiiate at the 8.30 a.m. EE ZMA AGHO
High Mass. -ea Z an nA


1C."1..."T, -.


Haitim To
In World
At Stade


Saturday
teams of E
play a ma
gloire in
World Cup
in Switzerl
will be onl
the two te
will move
ale. '


T&.tnous since 482


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PROFESSIONNELS OUVRIERS EMPLOYES !
eet Mexico Vous tons qui vivez de vos salaires
,e Muexlco / V..ulez-vous trouver de 1'argent
SCup Series rour payer vos taxes Commun-les en JANVIER
kSaturday..
~preF votre maladie de cet hiver, la note de Pharmacie
en FEVRIER
3 p.m. the National / Faire Carnaval ep MARS,
Haiti and Mexico wvi / P: endre Carxime et fMter joyeuses Pfques en AVRILs
itch at Stadium ,Ma- l'Agricuilture et l'Universit6 en MAI
the series for the Pr6parer les Vacances en JUIN
which will take place Gagner peestement ]a Montagne ou I-. Mer en
land, May 1954. There. ? JUILLET'OU AOUT '
y. one match between ? Reven'r au plus vite pr6parer-la rentrde des Ecoles.'
aams to decide which ? en SEPTEMBRE ,
a step nearer the fin ? En meme temps que les Imp6ts d'OCTOBRE
Si voys voulez faire vos achats des NOVEMBRE "
---- et-feter dlgnement NOEL et le Nouvel an fin DECEMBRIU]
OUVRE/ UN COMPETE D'EPARGNE A IA BANQUET
NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'HATTI;
avec .DIX DOLLARS seulement.
v a ?BANHQUE NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'IM
D6parlement Commercial
6 T phi ne- 2233
i i .one

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There can be little doubt that--*--.' *.'- .*'% -*--*--*-*-*--'--' -***s-****-*
for Haiti a Happy New Year is MERRY CHRISTMAS *
a possibility if every citizen.?
moved and inspired bythe es- HAPPY NEW YEAR .
sons of the glorious 150th Ann'-
versary, resolves to consecrate /-
himself to the well-being an'd: 4 -
prosperity of his country. All -
of us working together can 'put
more truth and a new meaning/ .
in 'Merry Christmas, Happy/ ,
New Year.' '
Port-au-Prince, Dec. 23rd.
Paul Perigord, /,.' ,
University of California. ? .'










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