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Republique d'Halti Telephone 2061 Sunday, December 23rd 1956 No. 13
.. ... .. .. .

Wishes For Merry

Sis~t4~ .. -


And Happy Voting In 1957.
------ __A Review Of The Political Week
Col. Cantave Raised I The nation has handed over the date December 13, 1956,
To Rank Of to the historians and is now anxiously watching for an an-
nouncement fixing the date of the coming national elections..,
Brigadier General With Christmas a mere two days away, the bataille elec-
In a ceremony at General Head- torale is slipping into second place as the families get down
quarters on Friday morning, Co- to the business of celebrating Christmas ih their newly-gain-
lonel Lion Cantave, new Chief of ed atmosphere of freedom of action and expression, and bon-
Staff of the Haitian Army. was oring the memories of the forefathers on January 1st and 2nd.
raised to the rank of Brigadier
General, by a Decree of the Provi- Ne'w Candidates the npwly-formed Government to
sional Government of the Repu This past week saw new candi- put things to rights in an autho-
Vlic dates throw their hats into the rized manner.. A number of ar-
SAmniong the large number of per- political arena; the firing of nu- rests were made of former Ma-
sunalities attending were Colonel merous key-position Government gloirists caught in possession of .
Henri Fils-Aimn, Colonel Gernmain employees; the -installing of Ge- arms.
Ducheine, Colonel Louis Maximi- neral Leon Cantave, new Army Minister of Finance. Paul Louis
(Continued .on page 3) Chief of Staff; replacement of key- Cassagnol published a report on
.-.--... I post diplomats, and a general the actual. financial. state,.o' te'.
shuffling around and shake-udi of country, anid with auditors work-

'Minister Of the officers. And

FIRT ECONTE'- atickde eyerlng,4,bor inPolau I j~l 6Ul Government Cabines dono hef t-
)P~ine'sg .a a, ee tadeaou yc there was the 4igging
r -, ,b4 E Jiv e a.f., -
.f.... s n
r >. .. .. ;" tL ( I Government Goes n
Judge Lelio Vilgraip, blinister President Joseph N
FIST .. COUNTER' P k de Kof the Presidency in the new Pro- re-Louis' Governmei
FITIST. ENCOUNTiER, Patrick de Keyserling, 4, born in Port:a1u- ~visional Government Cabinet, down on -the free-(el.
-Prince. sing a Haitian -meringu.q- to Santa Claus, whom he just ional Govrne nt Cabnt o wn on sthefre.o
mot fpr the first time at., his parents' new residence: Newark, N.J. aes of the Sun' R Wednesday reigned for the firsi
Santa liked tbe' tune, said he'd get rid of his warm clothes, would morning, following the fall ar
direct his reindeeir.this way. The distinguished jurist was ac- the former regime.
._ .,_.- ... companies by Mr. Gerard Jolib6is,
e recently appointed -Director of the Minister of the Int
C e a u 'il n o u s f an Virn's long career a SIPPp h*e Barau issued a 5
"'u '' u ja LAul4 l'an integral jurist and defender of number of pillagers .
i the laws and the Constitution has grant delit. The p
l earned him great distinction cautioned to order a
.La Phalange, in its editorial of December 20th outlined, under among his colleagues and the es-
Sthe heading: 'Ce Qu'il Nous'Faut., a line of conduct recommended teem of the general public. -
-for each and every citizen in the aftermath of the recent political He is the plus ancien Juge Home Of Th
..crisis'in Haiti. of the 12-member Supreme Court
-In reading the history of nations, we have all seen the peoples of Haiti, winning new distinction Tr Tii
that wvere great, then dismantled and standing at the edge of the as one of the three judges who, r
.abyss, -and we have seen them again take up -hope and life... They courageously signed the -Declara-
,have known the epoc of a renaissance that again made them a great tion. published in 'La Phalange. Kenscoff, which si
nation, this grandeur'not being measured in proportionri to the size (Continued on page 30) 'the shock of the pol
,of ,its national territory,, the editorial began L --t-- -- tion of recent week
'. o 0 n t o a e r t r h b e s t i n i t s s e a s o n a l
*...Crying casse-cou (break it up) to those who are taking advant- B A best in its eason:
age of the present situation to sow the seeds of division, the journal CHARITY BA AAR garb of scarlet Poi
-declared -on account' of whom?.. we know too well., I FOR ANTI-CANCER Pinetrees. With cler
The thirst thought should be for our country, andl we should not The League Against Cancer's and crisp temperation
cwvork' to ruin the life of the nation, continued the editorial, nor to I mammoth Charity Bazar at the ee el ha to,
`,Iill'its. commerce which has already suffered enough. We 'should not Haitian-American Institute today ibee s Pro vedene
i.wolrk to -lose the benefits of a tourist season now seriously endanger- will serve as a timely distraction
-ed'by all this interior agitation which is being observed from abroad, for young and old after the ten- Big-city folk; are 1
'All ideas of travel to our shores are being cancelled. sion of the past weeks. The Bazar transport pine-trees fr
1` Still more important, it should be realized that this is no time to opens at 8:00 A.M. and will con for their Christmas
P-address ultimatums to the Provisonal Government which is charged tinue throughout the day. ing tangible income
'-with an ungrateful task and delicate mission. This task it can ac- Attractions of all kinds, and bitants, but increasing
'complisli only with the collaboration of all the citizens, for a return the originality of the various run off, erosion and
o.normal life, proper and dignified for all in freedom and justice stands which were prepared by servation problem. Thi
.'Let all, honest citizens, conscious of the gravity of the hour, stand leading Haitian artists is a' specta- plies of Port-auPtin
r'up 'to silence all these attacks, these acrimonious and bitter critics, cle that no one should' miss. in the mountains near
in order to rebuff all the disseminators of discord and hate. Let the Help by members of the Art The weather statist
.citizens group themselves resolutely so that the interests of the Center, the Foyer des Arts P as- telet des Fleurs sho%
I.ation will be considered above all other interests. We have already tiques was furnished for the back- last rain in Kenscoff
pointed out that the actual 'situation will not he solved in the space grounds of the .stalls and stands, ember 18th, but rain
46 an instant; it will not be solved at all in vain political'squabbles Christmas gifts of all varieties, indicate probable rains
'ept up by the eternal fishess in troubled waters,. continued the at 'tres bon march. will be aval- advent of the dry sea
editorial. Democracy does not mean anarchy.. There is a time and able. January, February amn
i|a way for everyone to make himself heard. Proceeds from the Charily Ba- With a good rain t
Moreover, it is the duty of a democratic government to make zar will go towards the building people will Indeed
,'itself respected, to safeguard life and national dignity, and to this of a propected Anti-Cancer at Christmas and the bl(
4'end, if need be, to sternly call these eternal sowers of discord to Port-au-Prince. The public is urg? owed upon them by
,:reason. (Continued on page 30) ed to support this movement. Providence.

of course ing oni the accounts of" the State,.

g up of old
o Action
lemour Pier-
it clamped
r-all detons-
t few days
id exile' of

terior Rodol-
stern commu-
ce' jailed a
caught fla-
eople were
Lnd to allow

scarcely felt
itical revolu-
cs, is as its
ial Christmas
insettias and
r skies and
ares at the
the .weather

beginning 'to
om the hills
trees, creat-
for the ha-
g the water-
water bon-
e water sup-
ce originate
tics at Cha-
w that the
was on Nov-
fall records
s before the
ason of late
d March.
he Kenscoff
enjoy their
essilngs best-
the divine


to establish a final figure, the pu-.
p ublic de-btr h s o a r e '.".
from $12,000,000.00 in 1950 to i'
$68,000,000,00 to date. Everyone
is holding their breath and keep-
ing fingers crossed as the full re-
port on.the financial crisis is still
to come. .,
On Monday! morning, the new
Cabinet members met in their:
first Council at the National Pa-
lace, with President Pierre-Liouis-
sitting in -as Chairman.
Emergency measures were dis-
cussed and -adopted to. meet the
crisis and aftermath confronting
the nation.
Ful-scale purging in t'he va-
rious, administrative services was
effected. The 'haminer fell on the'
Service of Information, Press: and
Propaganda (SIPP), thed Depart-
ment of Foreign Relations, the
Loterie de l'Etat Haifien, the Hy.
draulic Service, the Departmeint'
of Justice and 'the Custom House
Services. The Public Works D6-
partment4 the Service de'Conttole
de Denrdes and the Telephofie
Company got their part of tie
treatment, as revocations and re-
signations high-lighted the gener-
al shake-up.
The Haitian Ambassador to Was-
hington, and the Consul General
at New*York, close relatives of
ex-President Paul Magloire were
requested to resign and their re-
placements named.
Mutations in the Army
Tuesday brought a list of trans-
fers effected in the Army. A nuw-
her of officers who had occupied
choice posts in the Capital were
dispatched to lone posts in the
The Palace Guard was gone
over with a line-tooth comb, and '
key-posts were redistributed, to
new commanders.
The list of transfers appears on
page 10.
The Road To Exile
Colonel Marcaisse Prosper, for-
(Continued on page 2)
.i .





Ih.ge '9

PAGE 2 HAITI SUN Sunday, December 23rd 195'&


Paul Kennedy, Correspondent of the New York Times who w"as ex- AND HAPPY VOTING IN 1957
peeled from Haiti on orders of officials in the erstwhile Magloirej(Continued from page 1)
regime -Monday, December 10th- -was invited t, return by the
Provisional Government headed by President Joseph Nemours Pierre-'er Chief of Police who remained ,gnity and liberty is one at the mo- have carried out their intention to
Louis..................................................several days in the Italian Embas- ral values upon which a nation assassinate their competitor Fi
sy finally cleared formalities and is built .nol, in order to throw suspicion
-' got his visa through to Jamaica. 3 The Haitian Army is a syi- on the Government.
"V" He is reported to have chapter a bol of vigilence, a symbol of pre- This week with the atmosphere
Haitian Army Plane and was ac- sence and rectitude. cleared, Senator Louis DjioLe
companies on the trip by a memb- 4 In the coming elections'journedcto ,acnel, known as a
lit..; er of the Italian Embassy here. the Haitian Army must remember .Doi partisan seat'. Dr. Fran-
.. Prefect of Port-au-Prince Mare its traditions in order that the vois Duvallier left for St. Marc,
Nahoum flew to the U.S. electoral operations may be ano- Petite Rivikre de l'Artibonite, Go-
Fernand Magloire, former Di- their beautiful page of the Haitian naives and other Artibonite cities.
rector of the Regie de Tabac, democracy: ,IL was reported that -arcs de tri-
half-brother of the ex-President 5 It will witness the manifes- omphe' were being erected to
went to Mexico with his wife. station of the Haitian masses' fun- welcome his passage on a cam-
Andri6 Jeanty finally left the damental aspirations for social paign tour.
country, reported by the press as justice. Former Deputy Jean .Magloire.
having used his skill as a form- 6 I believe that it will be an spoke over the radio Tuesday
er boyscout to sprint across the immaculate sword at the service evening, saying that the Provisio-
field to his plane with amazing of. the democratic civilization. nal Government was too slow in
agility. He is said to have gone to 7 I am paying a last homage making reforms apnd gave it a
Jamaica. to the officers and soldiers who 48-hour ultimatum to .begin me-
Denys Bellande, former Direct- helped to break up the slave sys.- asures in conformity with its sta-
or of SIPP, took a PAA Clipper tern established in our country by tute of a revolutionary govern-
to Trinidad. Paul E. Magloire. ment.'
8 A Chief of State of an Senator Emile St. Lot spoke
..... The Political Arena American Republic, in comment- over Station 4-V2S Tuesday after-
had braved the ,colere. of the re- had opened fire on unarmed stri- 'after 1946 not as befczre

'.L;qC&,., gime by opening their campaign kers said: 'They are not soldiers, 1946,.
for the coming presidential elec- they)-never were soldiers.' Attorney Franck Sylvain, a for-
tions, and several others for the 9 The Presidential elections mer Civil Court Judge, announced
Senate. Senator Louis Dtjoie had in Peru and Ecuador honor the Ihis candidacy for the Presidency
been the first declared candidate soldiers of these countries. Like' over -Radio Caraibes' on Tuesday
for the presidency. Dr. Franqois the Peruvian and the Ecuadorian evening.
Duvallier, former Deputy Daniel armies, the Haitian Army will I
Fignol6, Clement Jumelle and En- remain worthy of its mission, The Feminists
.-4'; gineer Alphonse Fdn~lon were worthy of its duty, worthy of the! The Ligue Feminine d'Action
those who followed. Haitian people.. Sociale, after their famed court
Candidates who had declared 10 Let us thank God for his sessions against ,La Commune de
Z.Zassis-- __ .T _tac.f #u1-nanxan mus41o- -au -Prne. adte be

An informal Welcome committee was on hand to greet Paul Kenn
edy (center carrying veteran typewriter and camera) on arrival from
Jamaica last week. .......................
Jules Dubois, Latin American Correspondent for the Chicago Tri
bune and Chairman of the International Press Association (wearing
.guyavera) who explodes at very mention -of Press Censorship is seer
.introducing Albert Silvera, owner of Hotel El Rancho; Immigratloi
official, Aubelin Jolicceur of. -Le Nouvelliste, and old friend MacI
SHackenthorn of PAA.

tor tne senate are victor Nevers
Constant, Georges J. Petit,
Editor of the bi-w e e k 1 y
paper, L'Independance, Sena-
tors Emile St. Lot and Ren4 Roy
had sought re-election.
As the week opened, new hats
were tossed into the arena. At-
torney Franck Sylvain, a former
Civil Court Judge, revoked during
the Magloire regime announced
his candidacy for the Presidency.
The broadcasting station, 'Ra-
dio Caraibes, which has coura-
geously placed its small studio at
the disposal of the opposition can-
didates for their campaign spee-
ches, thereby rising into promi-
nence had been practically black-
listed from the date that Magloire
issued a communique forbidding
further political mass meetings
and speeches.
The jubilant Director-Speaker
of tRadio Caraibes' was able to
resume broadcasts" of a political
nature. Senator Ddjoie delivered
a vibrant message of thanks toW
the nation last Sunday morning,
on this station, on behalf of him-.
self and his partisans. Dr. Fran-
- cois Duvallier followed ul" with
n a magistral address to the Army.
SThe important points covered in
i- his speech were:
g 1 The soldier renounced in-
n dividual destiny for collective des-
n tiny in order to safeguard human
k dignity and liberty.
2 The respect of human di-

Every Monday At 9:45 P.M.


Presents The 'Most STARTLING Dances Of Haiti




assistance. Ltet us .nank all tose Portt-au. Prince,-. and the eubse-
who risked their lives and posses- quent tangle with legal technica-
sions for the establishment of De-ilities that kept their case from
mocracby in Haiti. Let us thank being tried to permit them to re-
the clergy, the associations, the Igister for voting in the coming
youth, the Ligue Feminine d'Ac- national elections,' placed the
tior Sociale. In a word, let us question before the new Govern-
thank the Haitian people for this ment.
magnificent victory. They asked that the women be
11 I am asking everyone to included in the new Decree ex-
support the Constitutional Go- peeted to replace that issued und-
vernment of Mr. Joseph N. Pierre- er the Magloire regime convoking
ST .__ 1_,-__ ive _, _a i in _o-

!Louis. Long live Ham in Niauon-
al Union which makes Forbe, Pro-
gress and Liberty.

The Era of Freedom of Speech
With freedom of speech and
expression no longer a 'pch6
mortel in the country, the people
are enjoying an expected fiesta
of openly expressing their opi-
The man on the street no long-
er lowers his voice to a whisper
in his criticisms or disagreement
with the new measures of reform.
He lifts his voice and speaks au-
dibly concerning his convictions,
without fear of reprisals.
New journals and newspapers
are appearing every day, and old
papers that had been forced to
stop publication under the old
regime are back on the scene: So
far those who came forward to
join the press were Oedipe,, ,La
Libert4, Le Souverain,, (Mi-
meographed) 'Courrier d'Haiti,
and 'Le Cri des Jeunes.'

Ohe Er& of Freedom of Action
The week proceeding the Ma-
gloire 'coup d'etat*, candidates
of the opposition had ventured
forth on campaign tours in the
provinces at great personal risks.
Former Chief of Police Marcaisse
Prosper had summoned Senator
D6joie, Dr. Duvallier and Prof.
Daniel Fignol4 to headquarters
upon their return to the Capital.
Holding separate interviews with
each, Prosper warned them that
they should caution their parti-
sans to 'keep it calm,, in their
meetings and elsewhere. During
the interview with Dr. Duvallier
he accused him and his partisans
of having ambushed Mr. Fignole,
on the Leogane Road, the night
previous, and that without the vi-
gilance of the police they would

N%* A

only -male. citizens for registra-
tion. This time they demanded
that immediate measures be taken
to assure the vote for women in
the elections..
Madame LUonie Coicou-Madiou,
daughter of the famous rlet Mas-
sillon Coicou, and talented actress
spoke over the Radio Caraibes on
Monday evening. She was one of
the Ligue Feminine's 3-member
panel for the 1955 Municipal Elec-
tions when women voted for the
first time. (They lost to the men
at that tiree.
Of dark complexion, the cultur-
ed woments rights pioneer, took
the microphone and traced the
facts of history in her speech that
declared the ,color question.
among Haitians was ridiculous.
She recommended national unity
of all shades of complexion so
that the recent cold. revolution
would bring progress to the na-
City Council of Port-qwPrince.
oThe less than three-months-old
ort-au-Prince City Council, head-
ed by Mr. Edmond Celcis and two
members which had been appoint-
ed under the Magloire regime re-
signed in block this .week. Their
replacements had not been an-
nounced at press, time.
Diplomatic Recognition Govern
Liberia, France and the Domini-
can Republic led off with diplo-
matic recognition this week when
Eminbassy Kicials informed the
(Continued on page 30 )





Sunday, December 23rd 1956



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Sunday, December 23rd 1956

(Continued fronm page one)
FRIENDS IN THE TRAVEL TRADE ien, Colonel Georges aard,
In response to manny inquiries received' from tour operators, tray- Lieutenant- Colonel Edrvmgton, Army of-.,
el agents, hotel representatives and transportation companies plus Mayor Max Corvngton, Army of-.
a host of travelers we are happy to assure you all is normal bLficers and jourlists.
Minister of National Defense,
Haiti. Judge Rodolphe Barau presided
Transportation is on schedule; hotels are operating without the Judge Rodophe Barau presided
slightest inconvenience to guests; sightseeing tours are proceeding, pa3ing public homage to Colonel
Cantave and his long career in
and shops are offering the greatest v'ari2ty of imported merchandise piing out his duties
the Army, pointing out his duties
to be found anywhere in the Western Hemisphere at free-port prices, as Army Chief of Staff in the
The events about which you read in your newspapers during the maintaining of order, security and
past few days were momentous but strictly internal. Not a, visit- the guarantee of the rights of the
or was prevented fot' even an instant from enjoying to the hilt the Haitian people.
magnificent climate, breathtaking scenery, colorful nightlife, and just In the name of the Government,
plain jmoe de' vimre that has made Haiti the fastest-growing year-ar- Judge Barau who also holds the
ound vacationland in the Caribbean! Indeed, many of the tourists portfolio of Minister of the Inter-
who witnessed the governmental changes actually enjoyed the expe- ior, handed Colonel Cantave the
rience. They saw history in the making. They were lavish "in their brevet consecrating his eleva-
praise of the calm that permeated the scene. They had only warm tion to the rank of Brigadier Ge-
words for the spirit of the people in the face of a crisis which else- neral.
where might have been marked by physical disruption and violence. The Chief of StafF, in his own
BIGGEST SEASON AHEAD and on behalf of the officers, sub-
officers and soldiers of the Army
Better than any other term, the word -more. symbolizes the out- expressed thanks for this high'
look for the winter and spring season in Haiti -more things for the mark of distinction, and promis-
visitor to see and do; more hotel accommodations; more recreation- ed solemnly to keep the balance
al facilities and entertainment; more shopping opportunities at subs- equal among all.. He expressed
tantial savings... more facilities of every kind to attract visitors, keep his desire to go forward up to the
them happily engaged during their stay, and send them away singing end in face of duty.
the praises of the -Star Attraction of the Caribbean.. At Palais National
By the end of this month Haiti will have received its 70,000th vi- The ceremony continued at the
sitor for 1956 a new high representing a gain of about 20 per National Palace. Upon the arrival
cent over last year! Continued acceleration is ahead for 1957. Haiti's of the Brigadier General, military
tourist -product, is broader in scope and more saleable than ever honors were presented by eight
before! companies of the Army, under the
For a never-to-be-forgotten holiday, rec o m m e n d HAITI to -our command of Captain Max Baze-
clients. Help them share the glamorous' experiences of the 70,000 lais.
travel-wise vacationers who have been here during 1956. The President. of the Republic,
ALLONS EN HAITI! Mr. Joseph Nemours Pierre-Louis
With warmest Greetings of the Season. then pinned the stars of General
This Bulletin was rushed to every Travel Agent, Travel Editors on -General Cantave's shoulder

of newspapers and magazines in the United States'and Canada, by
Irwin Robinson (In charge of Haiti's Tourism Promotion Service in
the U.S.) on behalf of the National Tourist Office in Port-au-Prince
in an effort to re-establish confidence throughout the Travel Trade
and assure tourists that a climate of security and peace reigns ac-
tually throughout the Republic.

Haiti Draws Record
Tourist Patronage;
Expands Facilities
Haiti's phenomenal popularity
Sas a vacationland for U.S. and Ca-
nadian tourists has spurred )a far-
reaching program of expansion
which will provide next season's
-visitors with more hotel accommo-
dations, more entertainment, more
things for the Visitor to ,see and
do and more shopping opportuni-
ties than ever before in the histo-
ry of the colorful little Caribbean
According to Pierre Chauvet,
director of the National Tourist
Office, when the current year.of
peak tourist gowth comes to an
end in December at least 70,000
visitors will have been tallied, an
increase of about 20 per cent
over 1955.1
To accommodate the influx, he
reported, new hotels and addi-
tions to existing hotels have boos-
ted available rooms to nearly 700,
deluxe and first class, in the Port-
.au-Prince and suburban Petion-
ville area. This represents a hotel
capacity increase of some 55 per
cent for the last three years. Iz
historic Cap Hiatien, on the North
Coast, room capacity has also in-
. creased about 30 per cent.
Recreational facilities have also
been expanding at a spectacular
rate. In addition to the refreshing
array of swimming pools that lend
color and fun to all of the lead-
ing hotels, a program of beach de-
velopment is moving ahead by
leaps and bounds. Only a half
hour from the Capital is the site
of a new beach colony which will
provide cabanas and cottages'for
the coming winter season, and
later on a 100-room beachfront ho-
tel. And just a few miles-further
along the sparkling blue waters of
Pbrt-au-Prince Bay another fledgl-
ing development for relaxation
and sport is already in operation.
After dark Haiti now offers di-

vertissement that matches in va-
riety the best that can be found
in the cosmopolitan cities of the
Western Hemisphere and Europe
made even more tempting by
Haiti's own distinctive flavor and
pulsating tempo. Throughout the
week hotels in the city, along the
Bay and in the cool mountain re-
treats of Petionville, present spe-
cial entertainment programs. In
addition, intimate night clubs vie
with each other in drawing heavy
patronage /from visitors and local.
residents alike.
Shopping, an increasingly im-
portant ingredient for an enjoy-
able vacation', is having a field
day in Haiti thanks to recent le-
gislation which permits exciting
merchandise from all over the
world to be sold at free-port pri-
ces. Included are those items par-
ticularly sought by tourists per-
fumes, watches, cashmeres, crys-
talware, china and silver, among
many others. Haiti's own exquisite
mahogany, sisal and textile crafts-
manship provides -additional lure
for gift purchases. I
Located at the hub of key air
routes from New York, Miami,
New Orleans, Havana and such
nearby islands as Jamaica, Domi-
nican Republic and Puerto Rico,
Haiti is now more easily accessi-
ble than ever before. Regular
steamship service is also available
out of New York and Miami. Arid
during the winter season luxury
cruise ships call at Port-au-Prince
and Cap Haitien, among the most
popular ports on the entire Car-
ibbean circuit.

Haiti Wins -
Haiti won the trophy presented
by the -Edilijt de Port-au-Prince.
Friday evening when the National
eleven beat Costa Rica 3-1.
Haiti had a clear win beating
both visiting teams Curacao and.
Costa Rica.

while a military battery gave gun-
salutes, and- the Army Band play-
ed a military, march.
Accompanied by Colonel Fils-
Aim6, Captain Max Bazelais and
Sub-Lieutenant Fritz Leon, the
General reviewed the troops sta-
tioned on the lawn of the Palace.
In the Yellow Room of the Na-
tional Palace, a coupe de cham-
pagne- took place, with Caboinet
members, high-ranking army of-
ficers and numerous guests who
entoured General Cantave, offer-
ing -felicitations..
The ceremony ended with a
toast by President Pierre-Louis :
-In accomplishing your duty,. he
said as he raised his glass, -you
will earn the gratitude of the -Pa-
trie.. I offer a toast to your suc-
cess, General,, and to the gran-
deur of a free and democratic
Young lady, seeks position as'
bilingual secretary in gooi bu
siness firm. Experienced, reliable
good references. Apply Haiti Sun.


GERARD JOLIBOIS is the new director of the SIPP which has been
re-organised by the Provisory Government of Mr. J.N. Pierre-Louis.
Mr. Jolibois, son of the famous political martyr Jolibois and a veteran
journalist headed this Information -Office once before.
Mir. RENK ROMAIN was installed member of the Government Coun-
cil Friday morning. The prominent lawyer replaces Mr. Daniel Heur-
telou at that post.
Sir. ANDRE VILLEJOINT has been named by President Pierre-
Louis, Prefect of Port-au-Prince and Mr. Jean Cabeche, Assistant Se-
cretary at the Council of Secretaries of State. Both posts have been
previously occupied by Marc Nahoum and Maurice Pean.
THE NEW CHEF DE BUREAU at the Finance Department is Mr.
Edouard Bellande who replaces Pierre Benoit.
Mr. RAYMOND LAVELANET replaces Max Bissainthe at the Di-
rection of the Bibliotheque Nationale. The new director was installed
last week.
Mr. GUY LARAQUE, upon the resignation of Mr. Pierre Chauvet,
became the Director a.i. of the Tourism Bureau. The young director
counts 10 years of service in that Institution.
MAi,. ANTOINE BERNARDIN was installed ,Secretary General at
the Deartment opf the Presidency last -week.

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3:00 P.M. La Femme Panthere
5-7-9:00 P.M. Le Craneur

'6:00 P.M. Show Beat

6-8:15 P.M. Le Craneur

6-8:15 P.M. J'avais Sept Filles

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SLIBERTE. is the first post -cold revolution- daily. It is a fire and
brimstone journal and 'its first headline was: ,Tous les cacas chatte
seront gaillds'.

JOORNALIST GERARD DAUAIEC in an article in the .Nouvellis-
Goby te, Thursday asked General Cantave to abolish what lie calls the
I .I- 1... .I. -, J.. 4 ..

Friday -chambres de tortures, at P'olice Hceaidquarters >in n e e nd a ai ce,
6-8:15 P.M. Le Craneur wrote the sainme day a follow up giv:ng nainiob l victims of the chain-
Saturday ier.
5-7-9:00 P.M. La Femme Pan-
there I Dr. FRITZ BLANCHAID oneU tirne amoLIs football star with *Vio-
Sunday -lette' Club is back on the local sce.ic after tour years iii Paris where
3-nn P.M. La Femme Panthere he studied medicine -. he is a specialist in tlierniotherapy, he wed
Fleche L.tS- his local sweetheart Janine Kerby in Paris. She studied nursing in
5-7-9:00 P.M. Le Sabre I la France where they had a baby, Fedia.


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ly trade review dedicated to the world's fastest-growing year-round
vacationlands, is rich in news of Hlaiti. Ti-Roro and Pierre Chauvet
who were at the Chicago ASTA Convention made the front page.
AT THE XIth U.N. GENERAL ASSEMBLY, Haiti has been re-elect-
ed member of the Trusteeship Council.
THE -MESSAGER DE LA MERE. is the name of the new weekly
.published by Miss Gilberte Vicux for mothers and women in general.
Mr. EDMOND SYLVAIN, ex-Dean of the Facult6, de Droit (Port-au-
Prince Law School) returned from exile last Monday.
THE TRAPPIST FATHERS, it is rumored, will establish an agri.
cultural school in Haiti for the scientific training of the rural youth.
will come again into being soon.
Mr. ANTHONY FARRUGIA is the now director of the All America
Cables and Radio, Inc. He is a veteran of Mackay Radio and has seen
service in most parts of the world. He was happy to meet A.P. Corres-
pondent Relma Morin whom he last saw at the end of World War 11
in Paris.
THE HOTTEST SHOW IN TOWN, and that no pun. because it feaLt-
ures the first reil ,Danse dc Feu, ever staged in the Capital, is at
Hotel Oloffson every Monday night. Roger Coster has done it again
with the help of wife Laura and produced a folk show of quality.
Mellec Cecile dances with flaming torches sizziling her skin and Laas
Jean has the audience holding heads while he does his Danse le
Machette.. Jeanine Germain, a sultry well-molded songstress. sings
Creole refrains and the drummers are terrific.
-LES BAS-FONDS,, Pierre Blain's social and political pMy that
attracted stout Port-au-Prince, three months ago will be staged again
I Sunday evening, at the Theatre de Verdure by the SNAD.
MAX WILDMAN after an invitation to dinner left (eight weeks lat-
er) to return to Australia via Havana, Miami and Frisco where he
will open a restaurant serving Haitian delicacies which he enjoyed
,A t Maitron Martin in Turgeau
STHE CASINO and its renovated *Smokie Joes, *a'p boul6 net al
colli. this week.
*JIMMY ANGEL's death was almost like the closing of another
chapter for old Latin American hands and TTTs (Typical Tropical
Tramps). It was Jimmy, pilot, adventurer, and prospector who disco
vered the highest water fall in the world in the hinterlands of Ve-
nezauela. Jimmy whose escapades and adventures made headlines for
two decades will not be forgotten because the highest water fall in
* the world has been named after him
fIRWIN ROBINSON, Haiti's Tourist Public Relations man in the
U.S. is in town arranging to protect the tourist industry from .-mau.
vsis telediol. in the United States.

FRANCK BAILEY has been elected treasurer of the.,Activite Chr6-
tiknne, society of the Methodist church.
WORKERS at the Custom's House were called intolerablee, be-
cause they reportedly carried one of their administrative officers
down to the iarbor,.,pul him in a. .ti-coh'lihi (a flat-bottoiM..boatiwih
two oars) and pointing the bow in the general direction of Jamaica
and said: bali bois.. '
A CABLE from Jamaica to a certain Mr. Lescot is reported to have
read as follows- 'Polo short send formula for ties.-
MISS LILLIAN RANDAXHE, cosmetician, from the famous Dorothy
Gray,. is over from their Paris Salon, to demonstrate the use of cos-
metics at sLa\ Belle Creole.. She will be here for a few months to
help the ladies make themselves more beautiful

Mr. ERNEST CHAUVET, member of the Haiti's Permanent Mission
at the United Nations returned to town Monday. Mr. Chauvet is the
twner of the .Nouvelliste. and a veteran journalist.
Mr. HERARD C..L. ROY is back from attending the United Nations
in New York
HAROLD PARKS spoke at the Wednesday luncheon of Club Inter-
national de Commerce on Industrie de peinturm-e en Haiti..
VODOU CLUB, entirely re-organized, inaugurated .its newv dance
floor Saturday evening. The new management headed, by Joseph Ja-
caman announced that a special show will be given every Saturdays
and Sundays.
MAX TIPHAINE, Telegraphes Terrestres Director and 'chef de
Bureau-. Mr. Destined Dambreville at the' request of'the functionnar-
ies oh this organisation, resigned.
MAX CHALMERS is reported to be busily preparing to have his
own newspaper as the electoral campaign est en marches.
CLAUDINETTE FOUCHARD, the charming daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Jean Fouchard, is back home for the Christmas holidays. Clan-
dinette who is studying in Washington has travelled along with her
school mate Mary Di Magcio.
Mile FERNANDE SCOTT. formerly of he Banque Nationale) ret-
urned home Tuesday from school in Jamaica, for the Nfetes de Noel.,
4-VPL-RADIO CARAIBES which came from obscurity when the elec-
toral campaign started is now on every radio dial in every Port-au
-Princien home.

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Sunday, December 23rd 1956


Sunday, December 2:'rd 1956 HAITI SUN PAGE 5

Community Weekly Published Sunday Morning

Haiti's greatest tourist season is on the brink of ruin. Ma-
ny of the expected 70.000 visitors are wary of spending their
vacation here because of the recent (trouble)) and they have
no way of knowing
The Tourist Season must be salvaged!!!
An individual tourist campaign must be gotten underway,
and there is no time to lose. Thousands of letters and Christ-
minas cards could flood the U.S. Postal Service from Haiti th s
week with greetings and a special mention that o all's quiet
as usual on the Haitian front;:. just as they multiplied tneir
tract, the people can multiply their greetings to the States
Haiti has many thousands of friends and well-wishers ab-
road who will be happy to extend our famous t eI e d i o ,
throughout the U.S. assuring all that now the only bank they
are-likely to hear is the noise of the firecrackers celebrating'
a newly acquired victory and yuletide.I
Friends abroad may be asked to employ the %verbal* tracd'
system, so successfully a part of the recent triumph of mind
over matter) (and what %matter!)>) that now the only mouve-
mient,.in vogue is the exciting, swaying apd capering to the
rythm of the lively Haitian meringue.
Let's invite the American public to outr back-to-norm-
al-but happier-Haiti where more smiles are averaged a day
from the cultured elite to the proud-stepping peasant than
in any oiher country in the world.
Our new Constitutional Government officials could invite
travel-writers and newsmen to come on down to Haiti and
see for themselves and then when they return home make
their own report,-to their reading public. This Caribbean na-
tion they'll be able to say is anxious to prove that its hospit-
able shores are as inviting and attractive as ever.
As Haitians we all have an individual job to do in salvag-
ing our prized tourist industry. To the countries of America
and Europe we can truthfully state:, cAll's well in beautiful I
Haiti. -


Two energetic citizens remove ol sign from Cwinmp de Mars *Tri-
bunie, on December 13 day of ex-President's departure.

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25 fly at savings up to $300 each under regular fare.
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Dear Editor,
Think you for your 'reportage.
on the general sit-d6wh strike -
the first attempted in Haiti and
so successful carried out, that
contributed much to overthrow
the military regime of Paul E. Ma-
Since your paper is read all
over the world, there is no doubt
that the Haitian people passive
resistance will be a'symbol for
all oppressed peoples. The Hunga-
rian uprising has slown that vio-
lence against a stronger enemy
does not _pay in our time when
dictators and totatita*%an states
have at their disposal all kinds of
weapons to crush a revolution.
Once again, as the .N.Y. Times.
wrote, -The Haitians have shown
their capacity for taking things in
hand and setting to rights in their
democratic way.,. All this was
done with bare hands, but with
also high moral courage. Fot a
country whose history is remar-
kably stained with blood, /this
strike is. the evident proof that
the freedom and peace loving
Haitians have grown mature in
democratic life.
Let's hope ,that the fruits of
this 'Cold Revolution' as the
'Sun' calls it will not be'wasted
id vain demagogy. and anarchy.
In closing- this letter, dear Edit-
or, I feel obliged to pay homage
to the memory of the great Ma-
iatma Gandhi, the very incarna-
tion of passive resistance and

one of the greatest benefactors of
Very Truly,
(S): Patriote.

A Wonderful Tourist
Dear Mr. Editor,
I have just re-read the article
of an innocent tourist on the now
famous 1956 Haitian Revolution.
Mildred Wertheim's 'A Revolu-
tionary Vacation- published in
the last issue of 'Haiti-Sun,, I
am sure, will give a boost to our
Tourism which was endangered
y the sad news of revolution in
It is surprising to learn that
the same people who in 1804 ac-
cepted to challenge the armies.of
Napoleon by responding violence
to violence, has changed the 'edu-
p6 tete boul& caille' tactics .to the
-passive resistance, system.
The author of that article must
be praised for her great under-
standing, for I imagine she had to
cook her own meals when the ho-
tel employees joined the strike.
After all Haiti was *tr6s magx.i-
fique, for hen. Mildred Werthein
who confessed that she feels her-
self a part of Haiti's' history be-
cause she has witnessed the birth
of a new era of democracy in our
little country deserves the respect
and the admiration of all Hai-
S(S): A Faithful Reader.

Quality .Haitian Painting and
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,Sunday, December 23rd 1956

Santa Claus Visits The Horth West


Once upon a tinie, in Haiti,
then called' Quisqueya, ruled
a Queen named ANACAONA the
Grdat, It was around 'December,
we don't' remember exactly the
year= but the West India Queen
became quite ,orried about the
Fabulous amount of requests sent
confidentially to her by the little
boys and the little girls of the
whole island. These children had
heard of a certaini old, good and
divine creature, lovely with his
long gray beard, his"musqueteen
mustache, his reddish cheeks, his
nose shaped like a West Indian
pepper. Furthermore they were
told. that on Christmas Eve, this
friendly personage traditionally
'took a- lot of nice gifts to all
'good children air Qver the world.
-No 'wonder why these kids were
.so anxious to receive the visit of
such a 'rich Magis,, the uncle of
a god, according, to some gootb-
sayers. 'And so the *West Indian
youngsters took the. initiaive, this
year, to make an appeal tod, their
powerful queen. Anacaona, how-
pver, like any other people of the
island, had never seen personal-
ly .the Patriarch to whom
the nick name of Santa
,and ,tdnton t fhn deet
* giv1 ; n -. '4. .i '
MalmdaGraftd-.Da:i. t fcew.iq

ce nor. 'na&8 RaS'v earme
him yet. Nevertheless the
teenagers decided to be.. for
Soffe the sweetest children ever
to ixist on this planet so 'the
Queen could send their long re-
quest list with a cordial invitation,
to this honorable guest, richer
A1- than all the Aztecs, Mayat a40.
Incas Emperors. Anadaona, alth-
..ough she wished fervently also to
mq .eet Tonton Noel, had no way to
let him have the message of the
S children.-In final resort, she sent
-' out a convocation to all the wise
people and soothsayers 'of her
errltory..for an imAortant Con-
gress, in order to find out the
most ingenious mean to contact
Tonton Santa.

At the beat of the tamtam and.
to the sound, of tremendous hoo-.
loohoo, tihe excited population
gathered hin the vast. oen' market
ilace named: Cautliw c. What
S a tohubohu! Everyboel claimed
that he knew the 'bst'". way. to
SIake Tonton Noel drop by their
unknown land on Christmas Eve.
Some astrologs were arguing with
Zinglin, an old sailor ,taftAed' from
head to bottom. He had travelled
a. great deal end passed -for very
clever. His cap carried 'more fea-
thers thai any other chief. Sud-
denly he yielded out-with sar-
casm: 'You -mature' People, what
fools are you. Until when 'will you
keep kidding? How do you except
Santa to visit Haiti and specially
the North West? Can't you rea-
lize, he continued ironically, that
S Santa Clauss will not be able to
land with his sleigh and his train
of angels in a place where there
is no snow. Beside that, he is ve-
ry scared of loupgarous and zom-
his., A sophisticated' brohaha was
the reply to such a statement.
'What is he talking about? Who
is Santa?a questioned someone
half asleep and disturbed in his
siesta. 'The man says Santa Fe

Train, explained a glamarous in-
dian woman who was always
dreanming of a vacation trip to the
East. 'But what did he mean by
snow?* asked an literate old
Cops. And you could hear much
more quaint questions and rum-
ors rising up in the assembly
and speeding like ocean waves in
fury. Impertubable Zinglin the
mariner tried then to explain that
in different parts of the world
they use different words to name
Santa Claus. He pointed out that
Tonton Noel, or whatever you
want to call him,' will not cone
to Haiti where there is a perpe-
tual spring and not enough white
skin people. According to -the le-
gend, he drops only in the brick
chimney of som6 big and high
houses in the very cold country
where drop at 'the same time a
lot of white particles called snow.
No word can describe this strange
thing smoother than cotton, whit-
er than mutton milk, lighter than
ginger tea froth, brighter than
the foam flouting over Bassin Zim
'falls and the meerschaum of the
Caribbean Sea.
The West Indian -Population was
amazed, but they felt also sad ,be-
cause in their hut and ajoupa
there were no brick chimneys. Fi-
nally a minister of the cult ob-
jected -that Santa.'could land in
the North. ~st of Haiti despite
the absence of snow and brick
chimneys. -Tonton Noel, declar-
ed. Dydime. with authority, leaves
equally bla4,- red and. white fa-
ces. He lhap feithp r prejudice or
taboo. He is the Great Totem to.
come and/,remind the world of Ja-
veh's visit on Earth. Everywhere
and every human being mutt com-
meniorate joyfully the day when
the Messiah was born in Bethle-
hem., Wanga another minister of
the cult. started a scientific dis-
cussion. about the motion, of the
Eatth, motionn' he affirms, which
will prevent any being from any.
other satellite to land on--' the'
Earth. But'when the poetess
Samba noticed that the discussion
was going to degenerate into a-dis-
pute, she broke in with a daring,
proposition., I motion, she said:
that we ,end an Air Letter td the
Great Totem. If he does not answ-
er to our nice invitation, we'll
knlw for smuie that he is just. %a
Myth,. All the WestIndians, even
those who did not understand the
meaning of a.. Myth, approved
without restriction. Then Wanga
also inspired, exclaimed in a
transe:' Linguesou Quetzalcoalt,
you deserve 'a babaco banquet
We must implate seventy 'seven
black sheeps, seventy black and

white goats, seventeen
lambs, seven red roasters,
off their bladders to have
'filled with encense smoke,


over the message and throw them,
in the, direction of the Orient By
Golly, they will raise up to reach
the Great Totem.* The Public'
deeply impressed by the leader's
demand knelt down and bent
their heads as a sign of accept-
ance without noticing that Wanga
pretended before that nothing
could go .out or. come in the
Earth. But they uttered hysterical
and delirous hurrahs with a round
of applause. Samba very happy
that her .motion did not face any
veto gladly submitted this luring
invitation so Tonton Noel could
not resist the temptation of vi-
siting Haiti and especially the
North West.

Which means: We are waiting

for you in our home. You. ought
to come to the country of the
mountains in the North West. A
clever West Indian remarked how-
ever that Papa Noel might not
be able to read that lingo as
therd were right in Haiti so many
people who could not read the
dialect they all talk. 'The Crowd.
after deliberation decided first
,to "make the writing.of their dia-
lect in international phonedtic man
datory in all schools, then they
choose Zinglin as a well known
polyglot td translate their greet-
ings to Santa; in Greek, latin,
French, Spanish, English, German,
Russian. What fun- and a sur-
'prise for all 'to hear pronounced
while writing these stange words:
seemed quite incredible that such
different and funny sounds could
express the sanpe. idea.

, It was the night before Christ-
.tas. Tonton Santa at a supersonic
speed on his way from the old
Europe to the New Continent was
chasing"rainbows like a. flying
saucer. But a sudden hurricane
named Hazel forced him to izag
In the tropical zone. Taking a
chance, he nose-4ived under the
equatorial line. What a'surprise!
He hard the beat of remote
drums and the vaporous melody
of a singsong. Exquisite was the
flagrance of the air saturated
with night-jasmin nectar. From
time to time Santa could perceive
mixed with the Jight shudder of
Coconut trees and tropical palms,
some )syncopated pulsations like
coming fromn voodoo drums and
these mystic chants made him
fall in extasia. You also, you
should thrill with delight in your
soul and even in your flesh. There
was so much moonlight flooding
in a fairy bay down where the
stars seemed to take voluptuous-
ly their vesperal 'Oath, Was San-
ta just, dreaming of a magic land
where'takes place an endless fies-
ta sponsored by Mother Nature
in the most spectacular scenery?
Santa rubbed his reddish nose to
make sure that he was awake,
then he adjusted carefully his te-
lescope. Now he could see distinct-
ly just over the Caribbean Sea
a bunch of balloons. The old man
suspicious of some floating hydro-
gen bombs, skeptical and ready to
jettison, he secured his life sav:
ing belt and pushed down the
throttle of his jet sleigh as far as
ihe could. But while crossing the
sound barrier and overtaking the
balloons, he distinguished some
characters which at first glance
looked like hebrew. He put on

the brakes; this discovery excited
his curiosity. This old timer was
very versed in semantics and he
could decipher even hieroglyph.

'Gee! exclaimed Santa reading the
cordial invitation, Thaiti, no Hai-
ti? Never heard that and he re-
LA. Well! he concluded with a
pretty and staccato laugh which
made his cute embompoint swing,
at-the tempo of the West Indian
drums, People over there might
,hot look and act like my other
folks, but they are all God's cre-
atures. Why not pay them a visit
too? Let see if there is any Ham
in that country and he started'
calling over the radio: 'Hello CQ
RH Santa palling. 'Suddenly he
heard, a woman voice whispering:
QRA 5 Peter X Ray QTC .Nap
Tan U Na Nodwesla'. ,Roger
said Santa, coming down.' Then
he fixid s6me wheels to his. jet
sleigh full of toys; he 'tacked
about and finally saw a beautiful
valley irrigated by three rivers.
That was the North West and,
he landed there safely. It seemed
that all the people of Quisqueil
w e r e expecting him. A n d
to take this distinguished guest
to Cauthemoc Market Place, there
was an, escort of beautiful young
marabouts. Nick wearing an exo-
tic straw hat and parading on a
burro ever had a better time in

of Haiti
his whole life To brush up his
indian, he inquired about the
meaning of the island name. The
country of the mountains' answer-
ed Zinglin. This latter then crum-
pled a banana tree leaf in his
hand to show that there were as
many mountains in Haiti as there
were wrinkles in the 'leaf; and fold-
ing up half way the forefinger
like on the trigger of a fire arm
he clenches the other fingers of
his hand with the exception of
the small finger which remained
straight, he raised up his first
to announce triumphantly: Here
is Haiti.' Bravo 'said Santa
wondering if this native had some
training in Audio Visual Methods
of Teaching. Nick was still cover-
ed with some white flakes or ra-
ther some snow, but the little
West Indians thought it was a very
good stuff and called it Fresco,.
Santa was invited to drink some
ginger tea and join the dance to
warm up. He learned quite fast
some vodoo, tcha tcha teha and
meringue steps. But he had a cer-
tain way to mark the tempo by
repeating ,Bi Bap, Bi Bap which
made the naked' teenagers laugh
heartly. Taking advantage of the
hulabaloo, one of them called
Tet Mato approached Santa and
poured in his mahogany bowl of
tea a good shot of the most de-
licious tropical rum. Old Nick
mumbled then a surprising sound
to the West Indians 'Rum mm de
Luxe, The population started
laughing again and that continu-
ed all night long. The company of
this good Tonton so candid and. o'
generous was a' real treat. Santa_
Claus -also distributed a, lot., 'o
gifts not' onjy to the. children but
also to- the 'whole population.
Even Zulu and Bozo .who never
received before Chistmas bonus.
;got two big. envelopes' with their'
names 'written in gold: In retn.'
Santa was given wanga 'dolls, putr-
ses, belts, shoes, hats.and a lot of
other items made of sisal, hand
made ,embroidery, skirts painted
by .priitiie Westindian artists,
Wanga negress powder etc. etc.
All the West Indians were happy
and Santa Claus also.
It was Christmas Eve, and we
don't remember exactly the year;
but in the North West, of Haiti
you might find someone' to show
you the place where Santa landed
in 'the Caribbean and where he
had such a,good time.
By Christian DAUPHIN

Sunday. December 23rd 1956 'HAITI SUN _______________PAGE 7

The Christmas Lottery For Kiddies
Be The -Ancestor Of The ,,Loterie IA
Older than the .Loterie Natio- motest rural markets. ,.Wlat are
nale' is the Christmas Lottery 'you doing before the fortune that
which is one of the most popular is smiling to you?,
christmastide's attractions. Every Haitian, from the well-
iDown every rue, on the gale- to-do acitadins. to the laborers
ries ,(front of- stores) may be seen and the peasants, answers this
tables strangely resembling voo- question by buying a -billet, tic-
doo altars, but are loaded with ket) that has ten "coupons, (ex-
toys, sweets and candies instead dividends). Certain people may
of the usual mouanga i objects. buy up to 60 Gourdes ($12) tick-
In the old days, these tables ets and those who cannot afford -
were more attractive and offered la -billt' which costs 20 Gourdes I
a larger variety of toys and a 1($4) modestly buy a 2 Gourdes
larger number of winning prizes. 1(40 c. U.S.) Coupon.
It was very rare that .a kid didn't j
receive anything for his five
cent ticket. Now today, the '
blank 'billets. outnumber the
winning ones.
The greatest deception a kid l'
Mnay stiffer is to read on his tic-
ket: -une prise de terre, (just a
little dust). Bat some daring ones
write the name of the object they
desire on a small piece of paper, p'
then fold it like those in the. lot-
tery box, hide it between their I
fingers and make believe they
are picking a ticket. Then comes
the deep sigh of surprise: 'Un .
accordion!. (an harmonica) or :
'Utn revolver!. (a pistol) etc ...
Their tricks are often discovered
for. most of the time the winning
prizes do not include such costly,
The lottery owner is sometimes -
forced to give something to the Besides the occasional buyers,
boys or girls who burst into the lottery has a special -client&-
tears whenever they are not .sa- le which is never discouraged
tisfied; for instance if they re- and for whom it represents the
ceive only a needle,,a button or 'planche de salut. for those
an empty envelop. better daysd'Those who. were luc-
Since ,the 'Loterie .N.tionale. ky to win a little money, or part
has been. re-orgatnised and called of a gross lot. (1st. Prize) are
SLoterie de l'Etat Haitien. the lot- the best 'clients, of the lottery
tery becomes partof Haitian life. and also the brst advertisers.
The slogan which contributed There are three gross lots. (big
more to the spreading of this soc- prizes) and a number of small
ial assistance movement is daily prizes and 'terminaisons. (the
repeated by sound trucks in the ci. endings of the winning numbers).
ties streets as well as in the re- The city of Aux Cayes is reput-'

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most of the time win the first 0- dining room' '
prizes. In fact the South is the Famous Cuisine
Department where the lottery is 0L -inF a
most popular. It cgn be supposed -
that the laborers who come back
from Cuba with the tradition have
influenced the population. 0
But the lottery does more than S EVERY MONDAY AT 6 00 P. M.
give a chance to people, it gives THE DELUXE 200 PASSENGER
uork to many: the -marchand de i CRUISE-SHIPS OF PANAMA ENE
loterie (vendors), the office em- DIRECT TO MIDTOWN l. Y.'CITY. -
ployes, the agents in the Capital g__ '
and in the Provinces. the Printing 0
shops, the newspapers etc ... The 0
Charity Organisations whichh are S
operated bf state siobsidies count
upon the Lottery to keep their :
budget balanced. 6 -
Running up and down thet0s S A
streets of the Capital, from morn- :
ing to night, are the'lottery ven-
dors who adveratze by crying'out- i :
loud the numbers of the tickets. 10
,Some even force you with kind- '
ness to buy a -coupon' or by all .
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seeing the number .ii a dream -
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There are many humoristic sto-
ries about the lottery which are .
believed true by most people. For 'T E. 4
instance, a shoemaker has been IT'S THE FILTER THAT fOUNTS
faithfully buying lottery tickets -n E
but never won. Instead of destroy- L.& IM -..AS 1THE .DE0
ing the tickets like every one'I -
1usually does, he, pasted them on M. .

his doo
6 n-e"
him wa!
lored p
one of
door an
Office I
they t
ry 'tirn
and ma
At the
the Rue
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free dri

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a friend who wa 'visitifing .., .'
s attracted by the' multi-co- l' -. '- -" ""
paper and discovered that i .. .
them had the winning A "
rof the last atirage,. The 1
Iker jubilantly took off the I .
.d carried it to the Lottery L "FLAI '
to claim his agros lot'.. -L '
ther is question of su- W KINS SIZE -.
ion. Many people choose a -
rbecause something has *. I
ed to them or if anythierg T -*- .. .-..w -A-' "- --. -
ant 'should happen, then To U. :
ranslate it into a lucky : ...
days ifter Christmas, the .31 'C
organise an extraordina- -- ',. .
age. which -offers 200.000 '.. L

s ($40,000) as first prize ... '
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any more winning tickets. ..: G : ,.RS-To ,co '
Lottery Headquarters in t .. .. 1],.
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This article which is extracted terest in science can be
fromin Charles C. Cole, Jr's Book aged if, when she asks fo
-Encouraging Scientific Talent' croscope to look at insect
illustrates the question of Scienti- worms, her mother says
fic Skill in the United'States, and should "ie interested in dol
can be, applied to othgr countrte. The family, of course, is
as well. isolated segment of the
THE GREAT HERO HUNT. tion. Many serious deter;
What prevents us from having the production of scientist
enough. persons with scientific be found in the American
skills to go around? What is de nity of the 1950s itself. TI
terring youngsters of high ability first of all, a deterrent t(
from entering careers in areas arship in the cult of mater
where we need their contributions cess that is so strong in o
so badly ? city. Achievement, imp(
Some of the discouraging fact. fame and even ability ar
ors may be so deeply embedded in queritly equated with doll,
our culture that nothing can be cents. The child quickly pc
done with respect to them in that what really counts i:
meeting the current crisis. On the world about him is wealth
other hand, others may be reme. power, not brains.
diable by individual and collective Along with this emph.
action once we have sufficient worldly success there is
knowledge about them to realize deterrent to the developmi
the role they play. scientific ability in Ar

r ami-
:s and'
a girl
not an
rent to
:s can
here is,
O schol-
rial sue-
ur so.
*e fie.
irs and
n the
i and

iasis on
ent of

One example of the deterrant mores the tendency toward
characteristic of the individual if conformity. What people learn de-
.the unconscious failure to seek pends upon the particular learn-
out information. Few youngsters ing situation. The child learns the
really know what engineers are behaviors, skills, values, and atti-
or what they do or are aware ot tudes most highly esteemed by
the work of a research chemist the adults around, him. When this
Many students find but about tech j group exerts particularly strong
nical careers too late to take the conformist pressures, the child,
highschool courses necessary to a conformist to begin ,ith, tends
prepare for them. I to find it profitable or safe to
Another obstacle connected with learn the culturally approved
the individual is the particular things and shun subjects in dis-
type of hero worship engaged in favor with his peers.
today's adolescent. The admiration
for Lindbergh or an Edison, the One could point to a further
adulation of the scientist or the characteristic of present-day so-
inventor, seems to have beet re- city which appears to hinder the
placed by new heroes in the young production of scientists and which
American's mind. The adolescent also cbneerns the approved values
today" seems to revere the base- of the majority. With the growth
ball star and the TV entertainer, of indpstrializationr and with the
On the whole, the attitudes and improvement of modern means
interests of the adolescents most of communication, the importance
closely reflect those of their im- of the radio, the motion picture,
mediate families. When parents mnd television has become very
take an active interest in career great. Their use, however, as a
decisions, those decisions are means of communication has been
more likely to be made early and primarily for purposes'of recrea-
wisely. Where a completely per- tion and only secondarily for pur-
missive attitude is indulged in poses of learning. We now live in
and the child is allowed to pick an entertainment-loving society.
out his own courses in highschool We must remember that there
without any help, the student's are many things competing for the
selection of an occupation aid his time of a sixteen or seventeen-
development of goals and values year-old. Each hour spent in pas-
fa postponed and probably ihade dive enjoyment of a comedian or
more difficult. cartoon is one hour less that can
To be effective, however, pa- be devoted to the arduous indi-
rental influence must be in the vidual exercise of. one's mind. As
form of encouragement and not the adolescent finds little encou-
in overbearing domination that ragement from his society to.
stifles individual initiative or in- make the many sacrifices of time,
dependent' thought. A father's energy, and pleasure necessary
dislike for intellectual eminence Ito develop his intellectual facul-
can thwart a boy's efforts to get ties to the fullest, he makes those
good grades. A girl's budding in- sacrifices less and less frequently.


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Sunday. December 23rd 1956HATSUPAE

HAITI REPRESENTED AT BOSTON Candidates Pleasel The Ross Family Unite Choucoune

rTe director of the aiian oiuu-
rist Bureau in New York, Mr.
Herman Desir represented his bu-
reau, on December 11th at a
-Christmas Party- organised in
Boston, by the New England AS-
TA Chapter. A crowd ot 400
guests including Travel Agents,
Managers of the Navigation Lines,
and the members of the Press
were present at this reception. A
special attention was given to the
Haitian Bureau which was the

only one among all inthose repre-
sented to offer "door-prizes, to
tthe guests. The Haitian Bureau
also distributed small straw hats,
French perfumes samples and
othei souvenirs offered by La
Belle Creole, the Curio Shop of
Kurt Fisher. The Haitian Tourist
Bureau has now been invited to
participate at the Christmas Party
organised by the Connecticut
ASTA Chapter.

Proprietor of ,Auberge Au Clou. G.Or., Hotel School Professor, Ai-
nse Percque, a Belgian and his wife Ninotn icLho have renovated the
old Hotel CL-raibes and g-ven it an ancient Freiich Inn touch, are
nout urving meals that would do justice to the best French -Auberge.

Marcel Palhias, of Toulouse, Frc-nce. here three years a.s Hotel
School Professor, i chef of the new tc.'reajy famous) restaurant,
.,Autberge Au ClouL 'd'Or,, in Bourdon He is a master of the Rotisse-
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Invites You To
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We Offer All Kinds Of French
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Dear Editor,
Many Thanks for Haiti Sun.'s
timely coverage of the recent
events that shook the Nation. As
the electoral campaign start off
again, I am all crazy about the
oratorical jousts that 'are taking
place now through the radio sta-
tions. But, although I would not
like to loose the pleasure of listen-
ing to the Haitians speak fluent
French at the manner of the great
French -Tribuns', I think that
the speeches should be done in
Creole (with respect to the. pu-
risfs) which is understood by the
people, for "Creole Parle. Creole
Futhermore, a speaker, in ad-
dressing the people in Creole,
will be forced to say the whole
truth, the naked truth for the Hai-
tian language is less souple, than
the French which can be used so
ably by the candidates to hide
their intentions.
(S): Creolist.




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with a 12rmontth written gua-


From her Dean of Students En-
glish Workshop in Brooklyn where
she returned after one of her
many annual vacations here, Judy
Ross wrote us a brief note on the
-December 8th 'Haitian Bamboche
in Brooklyn.-
Aided and abetted by her mo-
ther, Miriam, the mascot of the
'Choucoune Set, entertained la-
vishly at their Brooklyn home ho-
noring the ,Choucounites,- who
were on vacation here this summ-
er, at Hotel Choucoune.
On hand, Judy advises,' were
Richard (Ides of March) Long,
Ruth (vacation-in-Haiti-every-sum-

mer) King, Martin (out of the
blue) Torodash (all Haitio-philes)
and Yolande Jolicoeur, Aubelein's
cousin and Jackie lamie Yoanna.
Judy had many of her Brooklyn
College colleagues in for the oc-
casion and the fete lasted until
3:00 A.M. Many warm promises
were exchanged to make it soon
again, she says, and that means
making new friends for Haiti.

Closing'with affectionate greet-
ings to all of her friends here,
the inimitable Judy said of'. the
Bamboche. oThis could get to be

Extracts Vegetable Juices



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Miss Kathleen Herman,.Nation-
al director of the Canadian Jun-
ior ,Red Cross ended a three week
vacation here Wednesday and re-
turned by clipper to her home in
Toronto Canada.
Miss Herman 'who met with lo-
. cal Red Cross officials anid exam-
ined their 'organization has con-
tributed greatly' to the Nursing
profession tnd Red Cross society
in her' hom country.' She did
pioneer nursinig in the remote
areas of northern Canada and
holds a B. Sc. degree in Public
Health Nursing from the Univer-
sity qf Alta. She was appointed
National Director of the dana-
dian Junior Red Cross in July
1955,' after serving several years
as- the JRC Director in Alberta.
She has written the following ar-

more than 20,000 children are
provided with free treatment
through the Junior BRed Cross.
The Canadiafi J.R.C. also' has a
special fund for international ser-
vice activities. We call this fund
-The J.R.C. Fund For Internation-
al Help And Uqderstanding, and
it is made up entirely of pennies,
nickles and dimes contributed by
the children of Canada.
We are very interested in de-
veloping a nSelf Help, project in
Haiti with the assistance of this
funG and during my visit I
hope to be able to decide upon
a suitable project in consultation
with my colleagues in the Haitian
I have visited many schools
here in Port au Prince and am
most impressed with the enthu-

By Nouche DEGENER.
Haiti's Xmas is definitely in the
air! From radios everywhere
-White Xmas- is heard even in the
mornes' with the background of
Vodou drums, and the wild Satur-
day night songs I
Automobiles broadcast it in the
streets. Even snowy flowers known
in Haiti as -Christmas* are bloom-
ing everywhere right on time.
The nights are so clear so
soft the very stars seem to
have multiplied and are twinkl-
ing a qui mieux mieuxl a
We were trying to picture the
Pere Noel, in his 'sleigh' -
his toys his beard and his
reindeer -giding majestically
but smilingly through or around
the -Grande Ourse, nudging



Sunda.,. December 23rd 1956


tidle for the aSuns pointing up siasm of the pupils and their the moon which is upside down in During the early hours of the wCold Revolution, when the Capital
interesting phases or her work teachers for the J.R.C. On Friday these parts of the world, had taken on the aspect of a cometary as its citizens kept to their
and her impressions of the JRC I am driving 'to Cap-Haitien, to Would he get lost or come di- homes in support of a general strike, a character with large, flabby
in Haiti. Port-de-P/ix and to the -Zone du rectly at us on our balcony in P&- ears, from India now a citizen of Brazil, nearly spoilt the whole
Of course, I am especially in- Nord-Ouest.9 Upon my return I tion-Ville shake a few .snow- picture when he came strolling down the Boulevard on his. way 't-:'
terested in the work of the Ju- shall visit the Fundamental Edu- flakes at us give his reindeer the yacht 'Brazil, that was setting its sails for Jamaica. At the sight
* nior Red Cross which is the Red cation Project in the Marbial Val- a chance to view the unustal (for of the circus jumbo an enormous crowd exploded from nowhere- and
-Cross in the schools. In Canada ley. 1 them) tropical scenery and it would have looked like the charge of the Bengal Lancers, had
we have' more than 1,300,000 mem- I have conferred with officials then tipping his little red bonnet Jumbo not stopped to lift a half-ton hoof every few blocks in a fare-
hers in 37,000 schools across the in the Departments of Education with a flourish race away well salute. ............................. ....... "
country. Our activities are all cen- and Public Health, and of UNES- again and disappear in the direc- __---- -- -- >-- -
tered around the'3-fold program CO and once again I am especial- tion of colder regions where all IMA
of Junior'Red Cross. Health, Ser- ly impressed with their support the chimneys and the little chil- head and a gleaming smile on FOR MORRIS and HILLMAII
vice to those in need; and Inter- of and enthusiasm for the Junior dren and the Xmas trees are his face bringing to all the OWNERS ONLY
national Understanding. Red Cross. waiting for the mysterious mid- little 'cailles, here and there .
In Canada, the Junior Red When one realizes that the Ju- night time which will make Xmas many, many lovely toys and $24.00 Cash and your old battery
Cross' is closely associated with nior Red Cross of Haiti is but day full of enchanted surprises ? shiny .banderoles. to make all buys you a new NABACO BATTE-
the schools and all activities are two .years old, one cannot help Oh! how I can visualize a Hai- the children's eyes brighten with RY
carried on as part of the regular but be impressed by the progress tian *Tonton Noel. in this beau- happiness! with a 12-month written guarantee
school program. that has been made and by the de- tiful clear sky! USINE NAAACO .
SOur main service activities are dication of those who are respon- Broad of' shoulders narrow ,Noeh in Haiti! Maybe! and we Rue Champ-de-Mars
assistance to crippled and handi- sible for it.. of hips with his fine brown believe that it will not be always vis-b.vis Garage Service d'Hygiere
capped children. and each year skin a large straw hat on his but a dream! C. I. MacNeil, Manager
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but modest mark-up, because everything is concentrated in one large building. Are your
biggest' assets in buyigiti at Fishelr's.

Fisher's, the American's favorite shop where
all prices are clearly marked on every item.
Where a well-trained and courteous staff will
help you to solve youi shopping problems.
Where checks and foreign banknotes are accep-
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Liqueurs -Brandies -
Art Porcelains
Royal Copenhagen
Bing &.Groendahl
Royal Vienna Augarten
Coalport 1
Lalique. and bohemian Crys-
Marcel Frank Atomizers
Swiss Watches
SFrench Pipes

Guerlain '- Liberty of London lFbrics
Boulton and 'Perrin Gloves lIla'wick
Scotland Cas hinre Swesters Lubin
Balmein- Weil Knize Griffe Perfumes
Napoleon -Godet -- 'Louis De Salignac Cognacs
Marquis De Montesquieu Armagnac -- De Kuyper
Liqueurs -. Aalbor Aquavit Danish Pore"-
ins and Silver Spalding of England


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Native Jewelry
Sisal. Shoes Bags -
Tortoise-Shell Jewelry


Haitian Embroidered Dresses Blouses. skirts
- men's shirts Cuban Guayabera -- Shirts -
Italian Silk Scarves Swiss Handkerchiefs -
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Acting President Is to Issitue
"Decree-May Recall Envoy
to U.S.. Mlagloire Kin

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Dec. 17
Provisional President Joseph Ne-
mours Pierre-Louis said today
that he probably would call this
week for a Presidential election.
Under the Constitution,' an elec-
tion must he held within four
months of the time the convoca-
tion decree has been issued by
the last of April, under the pros-
pect indicated by M. Pierre-Louis
in his press conference.
The Provincial President said
it was likely Mauclair Zephirin,
Haitian Ambassador to Washing-

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ton and brother-in-lawv of Gen.
Paul E. M pgloire, who was forc-
ed to retire as President, would
be recalled. But a large-scale shift
of diplomatic representatives was
not contemplated.
M. Pierre-Louis said that Haiti's
'economic and financial position
was such that foreign financial as-
si.tance would be -very useful.,
He said the country's external
debt rose $48,000,000 between the
time General 'Magloire took office
in 1950 and when he went into
exile last Thursday, rising from
$12,000,000 to $60,000,000.
There was no estimate as yet
as to Haiti's internal debt..,
The Provisional president said
that, at his first Cabinet meeting
this morning, -he authorized the
payment of December salaries to

all civil service employes. It had: La 'Secretairerie d'Etat des Finances
been feared earlier that tile Trea-
sury was in such poor condition
the Decemberu payroll might e i present ci-apris la situation de la Dette Publique au 30 Nov. 1956
the December payroll might be Contrat Plantation Dauphin Gourdes 6.271.333.55
passed.I Bons du 'Trsor: Bons souscrits A la BNRH
He had received no word. M. Organisation Developpeme lt Vall'e de l'Artibonite 1050.000.000.0O
Pierre Louis said, as to whether Grands Travaux de Marseille 3;733.238.45
his Government would be reco- Grd Maguoire No.2 .a.e.l .940.42..00
Cite6AMagloire No.2 J1.940,429.00
gnized by the United States, but Accord Franco-Haitien .Solde) 500.000.00
lie believed he had fulfilled all Contrat Telepherue 772.000.00
requirements for quick recogni- Eons d Tr6so dI.s
tion-that is, that it was oonstitu- Contrat de 'Rorgaisation STTR 11.476.357.50
tional and that he himself as head ., S TTR
Avance Fohds de ,R6s.4erve Budg6taire .
of the Government was unimpea- Empruntnt6rieur 1960: -
chable in his succession to the of- itre circulation 7.623.500,00
rice M. iere-Lois as CiefTitres en circulation. 7.623..500,00
[ice. M. Pierre-Louis was Chief I- ,' 1.enw
Pr-Lu w C Balance Fonds dAmortissement 13.500,00
Justice of the Haitian Supreme

Court; the Constitution called for
the court to fill the presidency
upon General Magloire's leaving
its office.

Smathers Hits
Latin Uncertainty


Emprunt Int6rieur 1964:
Titres en circulation' 40.000.000,00
Balance Fonds d'Amortissement \ 60.000,00

Monnaie Fiduciaire
Division G&n6rale des Transports
Travaux des Gonaives
Mhrch6 Croix-des-Bossales
Cite Militaire
Commercants Cap-Haitien (Travaux Publics)
Divers Palais National (Travaux Publics)
Departemcnt de la Justice Divers
Exposition Internaticnale




^ @, @A ,, /," ^ @ 'By David KRASLOW

threat of violence and evolution
has created severe economic pro-
Sblaers throughout Central Ameri-
ca, Sen. George Smathers of Flo-
rida said Tuesday.
S North'American investors aie
hesitant o enter counties where
-undercurrents of war- threaten
the existing governments, Sma-
'hers said.
The senator, who just return-
ed from a'two-week tour of the
L i area, said he is particularly dis-
t urbed by dispuVs between Cu-
ba and the Dominican lepublic
as well as between Nicaragua
S and Costa-Rica.
S He also scored efforts of ,ti-
Snority groups. to overthrow rul-
O ing parties by force.
4 Smatbers noted that there has
been improvement, but said sever-
Paqi al nations are still opoliticalld y
Pe One ,,au. M mature a
Oteo (10 *Because they have not yeto
y Te (10) cs learned to settle differences a
sthe conference table rather than
i -makei frUm: on the battlefield,- he said,,.they
ire not receiving, needed financi-
Harry Bar al aid.
La Mondaine T Smathers pointed out that ge-
Librairie Select neral trade between thp United
La Boited lMus.ique States and Central kmerica
Al. H. Stark dropped over two million dol-
Maison Claude' Jeager lars in just the past year.
Alaison du Livre A member of the Senate Inter-
Ouanga Doll Shop state and Foreign Commerce com-
Pharmiacie Centrale mittee, Smathers has often spon-
Paquin & Gaetjens scored legislation providing for
Pierre Sada & Fils closer' cultural and economic des
Photo Chaton. between this country and our La-
Rayiumod Flambbert4 tin neighbors.
Rbxy Cindma
Succesion 'Paul Qt thier
Trop S hii o 2 sC.Xmas g reetings
The Souvenir Sop=-2 storeoms anl .
Usine lace Nationale will From Tennis
redeam.its Bottle Caps every h
Friday. Coach
Far.away in the sparsely popu-
I.E JUST LIKE CASH. R lated country of Australia where
TO WIN VALUABLE 9 the meek Koala bear and kanga-
Y00DA .roo abound, world athletes are
RY90DAYS. carrying on the great Greek Tra-
dition of competing courageously,
.THE vet peacefully, and in the highest
HEM! standards of sportsmanship in
USE THEM!'V%' the Olympic Games.
S In another world-wide competi-
"-"-'- ....4 tion in the same country, athletes
.( are battling it out for the Davis
Cup, emblematic of the tennis su-
premacy among nations.
With the advent of Christmas
i here in Haiti the same' spirit of
Fair play prevails which, in effect,
is the spirit of Christmas.
S And so it is said in French,
Creole. English or any of the "a-
ried languages:
DU~ I *Merry Christmas To You All.
Peace on earth,
Good will towards men.
(s) Albert Ritzenberg.
rt.4 44 44 bTennis Coach.

The longest, lowest Ford convertible ever made is this 1957
Sunliner which is being introduced along with 18 other com-
oletely new Ford body styles. The new Fords will offer a
broader range of improved engine performance, with. the top
power plant being the optional 245 horsepower Thunderbird
SpAecial V8. The Sunliner is a member of Ford's new .Fairlane
500:> series, which will offer a band of gold-colored anodized
aluminum side trim with two-tone paint selections.


Sunday, December 23rd 195i






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PAGE 18________ ____________________ HAITI SUN ______Sunday, December 23rd 1956
PA E.8.... __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ _- *- -- l m m __ __m__

ficial of the British Embassy. ar- The yacht -Brazil- sailed to. Mr. Marcel Lubin, *bournsier, of
rived here last Sunday. iJamaica lat Saturday. The Circo t, he Getulio Vargas Foundation. is
x x x Brazil which visifed here last back Irom an 8 Month sojourn in
Mr. Francois Deipe returned 'month will visit other Caribbean I Brazil where he specialized iii
home last week-end, islands before going back to Bra-i Statistics.
xx x zil. .
Salle Chamber is back from do-I x x xYARD-BOY SEEKS WORK.
ing her pro-christma.; shopping in Deputy Andri Jeanty left town
New York." Tue'sday by air.
x x x x x x Foreign family leaving Haiti
Mr end Mrs Rodolphe Russo Mr and Mrs Fernand M'agloire seek employment for reliable and
received a new addition to their PAA-ed to Jamaica Tuesday. Competent yard-boy who has been
family last Sunday The boy is I Marc Nahoum. ex-Prefect of in their employment for a numb-
namei Patrick. Mother is the for. Port-au-Prince, tlev off last Sat- er of years. Phone or visit Haiti
mer Maria Vitale. urday morning. Sun.
xxx -

Reggie De Matteis proprietor ODVA officials Alcide Duviella Mr. and Mrs Nemours Rigaud
,f Ham Radio HH7RM is heading Mare Holly and Antoine Soray re- feted the arrival of their first-
State-side on his annualvacation, turned on Saturday's PAA clipper born. -Marie Thertse. at the Cli.
Reggie plans to travel across the from the United States. rnic Peiion last week
U.S and Cuba and return to "ork x x x x x x
in January Maric-ThLr&be Duquella return- Wharton Shober and his pretty
x x x 2d from Miami Friday. wife were here for three da.s at
The Oasis club founded by til x x x El Rancho The Shober's of Penn-
teen Frederick Snarers on the Carole Malval is home from her sylvania are of Butler Company
mountain beyond Miragoane -lap trip to the United States .World wide paper distributors'
houlh rouge. Its asset, otl $10 x x x and have an interest in [lthe span-
have mounted to $14:85. Marie-Denise Sansaricq arrived ish language magazine -\'ision,.
xx x home from Miami on Friday's x x
Dun Overly oi PAA and his clipper Dr Daniel Monsanto passed
pretty Argentine-horn wife Shell x x x away in Jacmel last Tuesday Dec-
la inaugurated their new residen-' THE PETION-BOLIVAII COMM.- ember llth. He is survived by his
ce on Morne Hercule last Satur- ITTEE celebrated the 126th anni widow, his children, the Sassines
day night It was an Argentine ver.,ary ul Simon Bohlivar's death., and Ihe Chaplatte-;j
style houae \%arming and fealur.- laJt Mon lav A delegation laid a x x x
ud Joe iron's recently returned, ht ,iqul ei I l]o\I(-r, bl'cfe the hLi: Dr Frederic Soper. director uf
lion) the highl:inds ol iht- Orin- i h'i-ltador'- slidlue ion the Expi s. i lthe Pan American Sanilar Of't-
ii' Rier', cooking indian delicj- liii (;ininds mind ail 5-30 P.Ml ILC, ended an offit'ial mii-,ion in
Clus Sheil:,' motlther Mrs Hall Mr Vicliiio Carii-rv, Vice-Presil.lnt Haiti last %eck and tIle- back to
w'hin i do% ii i, the wii.l( i w I the L'unimilltec. pronounce-d a Washington

nilnircticerl ;l their party
N x x
\Mr i irld Mi. ,M:x Liir' tilt t >''il'
c'il :i mit-t% iddr lhtiit If i, i.-r ltinrl',
I 'stl v i I_ h' i .'irl .i;r irih lti i1
I'lt !\;ilu '
1 ', ii^ I r' I i I' Il I11 11l n i ir r l1 1 ..
i1 ,, n ,.. .111ji l l ,if Ih r, ( h ,ll j ] i ll, > 1
|I,l \ V' T,,nll hr,,
cii Nan(.%
x x

I Plastic Surgery In such a way does the press

Without Scalpel Ireatment.
Only Serol DRP permeates

iinl'i-rcnce on the stoUtlh.-americ-dn i Nx x x ) U iT r-
Il r' ali il..: Siation 4VM MIr Christphier Lucas reporter LACVNT1tTBEX
x x x ot the L(.ndon *.Dail% Mail-.. visit-
Ilr- I.'uiiO R, Presidthi.t thei- vd at Oollo,,n with hi- new i-ed W II Do The Same
IIlli;[a R'd Crnss returned with hicad wile
1 i- % ilt' ,\lick\ trIni a 2-month x x x
cr1p i, I i .'S iirrl ian;;irl: Mn.i Mis,, Ann .1.-*hnson ntl N.inc\i ILook at this charming and in
hi, iTutte, air hotesses of the. Unit '(elligent lady whose radiant
x x X O LI \ir Line .n'- e.i'a:lrin-, in beauty does not betray her
IR E lIi.n'l i.i'.ris lisl- 'r. nit lhrii Ige.

ile epiuerumiii) viti t i.e a-L U i
iresh placenta. And only PLA
CENTUBEX contains Serol D
RP. You will be surprised at
I h e results. PLACENTUBEX
rejuvenates tired skin, does
;way with lines on the chin
tnd neck, and restores a young
appearancee to the hands. PLA
,ENTUBEX is very easy to ap
ply. Just spread a thin coat of
PLACENTUBEX on the skin,
then add a coat of your usual
cream. Each tube of PLACEN-
TUBEX comes wifh detailed
instructions. One tube of PLA-
CENTUBEX is sufficient for
several months.
Grand'Rue (opposite St Louis
de Gouzaguel
Nobbe & Bonde/. Bazar Yu
C'hamp de Mars. Vio/etre
, auitv Scion Rue Capois:
Minme Diehateilier. Turgeou
m1nm Jeani E/ie CapHaitien
Mime Jeoin Etietne. Gonaives


Sunday. December 23rd 1956 HAITI SUN PAGE 19

(Continued from last week)

The foreigner who just debarks
in the country at first marvels at
the natural beauty of our isle, and
is strongly impressed by our af-
fable and hospitable manners. He
is not long, however; in becoming
interested in our economical and
other-, problems, and naiv e I y
suggests to you the formulas sim-
plistes, which according to him
will raise the standard of living
of the population as if by magic.
One of these kind visitors told
me recently:'......my friend, it
would no| take more than
$150.000,000 (one hundred fifty
million dollars) to solve all the
problems confronting your adora-
ble country.' This is certainly
only a .bagatelle' (trifle) if you
compare this sum with the loans
being made these days to certain
nations. However, my excellent
friend could not give me any prac-
tical means of obtaining this in-
significant sum which for us is al-
most fabulous.

Fairy Tales

It is not only the foreigners who
have' this illusion concerning the
rapid solution to all our problems.
Numerous are the Haitians also
who boast that they know what
should be done in order that all
the citizens learn to read and
write overniglit; how to have first
class highways stretching over the
country, and how like in fairy
tales one beautiful morning every-
one would- awake to opulence.
They enthusiastically describe for
you that pays de cocagne, (land
of plernty) which exists only in
their iinsgination. Once their little
speech' is over, and satisfied 'at
having found someone to listen
to their little story, they go off
to vegetate in paresse.2

They Can't See The Forest For
The Trees

When for any reason whatsoev-
er the 'type of Haitian we have
just been talking about spends a
certain time abroad, he returns
with a still more bizarre attitude
towards the country. He bowls
you over with abracadabrant,
comments on Haiti which he un-
ceasingly compares with the other

*countries be has visited. Accord.
ing to him, nothing has changed.
With much "aplomb" he states: ,a
la mal nous mal. (gosh, ire we
Badly off). To listen to him you
I wonder what he -has done with
his sense of observation. Why
doesn't he wear eyeglasses..?
That is the only excuse that you
can possibly concede him lor not
seeing the rapidity with which
the country is being developed
and transformed in the last de-
cade. In fact, without great effort
he ought to be able to admire
everywhere the public i utility
works, and embellishment of the
country; the beautifully *sphalt-
ed roads, new industries, etc, etc,
Evolution on More Tangible Plane
The country has also considera-
bly evolved on a less tangible
plane. Citizens froma!l social le
vels are working with enthusiasm
for the bettering of their condi-
tion of life, and with success. The
Haitian's sense of responsibility
has greatly developed. And every-
where can be noticed a desire and
will to go forward which is evi-
denced openly everywhere. An in-
tegration 'of common sense, and
a reintegration in the homeland
would be of every utility for this
type of Haitian.

aLe Grand Seigneurs

We nokw pass on to the arrogant,
stupid and vain individual who
believes himself to be a supeqor
being. He is continually trying to
draw attention to his person. The
reasons that cause him to act in
this manner are as fallacious and
full of 'aberrations, as his own
composite personality. He is so
swelled up with pride and vanity
that any collaboration with him
at all is materially impossible. He
will listen to no one, will accept
no suggestion let alone receive
,.rders from anyone whatsoever.
He loses his head easily, and gets
all heated up over nothing as he
is over-sensitive. However, under
adversity all these pretensions
of being the 'grand seigneur, drop
and he becomes submissive it
cannot be said that he does so
with grace and flexes without
pudeur before the caprices of the'
one he is counting on to extend
him -la planche de salut- (a help-
ing hand). At any rate you should


beware of his sudden submission.
Often this is but a 'leurre.
(trick). To justifyy his temporary
-about-face", he will often say. to
his friends: -qa ou %',I moin 'fe,
map defend moin aVec YO.' (what
iO you expect me to do. I have
to keep on the good side of
THEM). Often the parents of such
a phfienomenon have sacrificed to
send him abroad with the hope
of futhering his education. While
abroad he passed himself off as
a. South American, a Cuban, a
Frrnchman, etc., but for unavo-
wable reasons he was never a
Haitian. Nothing surprising in
this attitude, for even in his
own country he lives as a foreign-
ef does not interest himself
in anything, ignores hiscivic du-
ties, and often wonders to him-
self what he can possibly have in
common with this mass milling
around him. The annoying side of
this individual is that he has solid
ties with this mass. Papa and' ma-
ma.are often the first,to pay the
consequences of the inconsequep-
ces of this individual who has
somehow' inherited much of this
from them. More than once they
have told him that he bears the
name of one jof ths most impor-
Itant families of Haiti, and they
have done everything to make
him understand the privileges
that this big name entitles him
to, so that now the poor guy be-
lieves he can do anything he

Like Father-Like Son
Take a look at him moving
about in this cosmopolitan center.
If he pretends not to see you it
is because he is talking with a
agros blanc,a (an important fo-
reigner) and he Is 'fraid that_ a
too familiar gesture towards you
will create a bad impression. Why?
He just doesn't know. In the case
where by hazard he is obliged to
introduce you to this important
foreigner, he feels obliged to ex-
plain to Uhs personage that you
speak five languages, have been
to Europe, you play the piano, etc.
He thinks this ought to justify his
relations with 'you. Deep inside of
him he has never ceased to re-
gard you as an inferior. So it is
that he would like that here in
this country there should be two
categories of citizens one to

"Integrationg by Bogat

The drive to Cap Haitian and
to be forgotten experiences.

a visit to the Citadel are never

Fbr the highlight of your vacation you must make the drive


via Cap-Haitian and SantiAgo
Round Trip or One Way No Return Charge
h- t -*_ -. -. '--- -** \
And! The car is still yours for sightseeing and night clubbing
anii 10:00 The next Morning of course you may keep it Longer.
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whom everything is granted, and less to say that an integration into
the other who should just bow to Haitian realities is well indicated-
the exactings and .exploitation in the case we have just examined.
coming the other. And in spite of We do not doubt that it will be
everything we cannot justly say difficuIt for such an individual to
it is the fault of this individual, get rid of his complex, thanks to
He has inherited thiis attitude which a whole, generation of men
from his parents who themselves have lived in a dream of gran-
inherited it from theirs. It is need- dpur anid factitious superiority.





You can r ant a
sparkling ne'I '
H a' r t'z a r,


Sunday. December 23rd 1956



I -

PAGE 20 HIIUSdaee e2r19

The Nativity '
B y 6 A T4 T C S........ ..... t

The great events of'history p.re strangely unheralded. Bethlehem Deal ,!
itself np the night of the Nativity was unawaire of the day of its vi- I.have reached the age to vote
station. Christ .was born in Bethlehem, and most ol those who crowd- and I am anxious to give ry vote /
ed the little whjite-walled town missed their blessing. to the candidate of my choice in
Bethlehem was indeed filled beyond capacity. The Roman bureau- the coming elections. My boy6
crafts oared little for the convenience of those they ruled, and for friend showed great indifference I
the census it was convenient to gather people to their own home to my enthusiasm saying that he Nc
towns. Among the papyri fragments which have survived the centur- il not let his wife mix in poll-
ies in the rainless Egyptian sands are many documents relating to tics. We had a hot discussion on i t
the Christmas story. Here, for example, dating from A.D.103 is a not- that matter the other day. Since,
' ice of the sort a man named Joseph must have read with .sinking he is very cool towards me and
heart as he thought of his young wife's approaching hour. It runs: was told by a friend that he has
"-aius Vibius, .chief prefect of Egypt. Because of the approaching said that he is afraid ot politics-
Scensus it is necessary that all those residing for a:y cause away from minded women What can I do to "
their own districts, should at once prepare to return to their own make him see the truth? '
government in order that they may complete the family administra- (Si: Heroine.
tion.of tlhe enrolment....
Journey ,To Bethlehem Dear Heroine, ? A O
Mary was of David's line. So, in fact, was Joseph. It was in accord- Your boy friend is one of the
ance with i-' law mentioned twice in the closing chapters of the Book many Haitians who believe that AAR-
of Numbers that Mary had been betrothed to Joseph. Daughters, the the place of a woman is in the.
law stated, who'are heirs to their father's property, shall marry within home.' I can't blame him for deft'n-' tha obe
the tribe. Thus Jesus, who -was the -son of Mary,. of the royal tine ding his opinion. You have to be
of David, could only be .King of the Je*s. if he were reckoned as very patient with him and try to
the legal son of a member of the same tribe. Hence, the genealogy iifiuence him by showing that
.of Joseph in Matthew's Gospel which is preoccupied with kingship, you can be useful in the house as He r'O. S Tl i Service
In. Luke's Gospel, Joseph is called 'the son of Heli,. and this must well as in politics. If you do that, 5r..U x OUIs & Travel ervice
have been Mary's father. Joseph being considered his legal heir -in I think he will have a better opi-
the'absence of sons union on you and such prominent 15(. Rue D)aies Destozches
h.......... ..........feminists as Mrs. FD. Roosevelt,
It was therefore doubly necessary fcr the Holy Fami-y to journey'the sister of Pan dit Nerhu, etc.' PO I 985 Port-alu-P'rince, Haiti (WJ.) Tel: 3871
to their ancierit seat of Bethlehem Remembering the Roman regula- es): Mary Doogoode. 1 ,
tion we may also assume the presence in Bethlehem of sundry other SR MV aOryS TF RATES
personalities. Hillel, the great Pharisee was of Mary's royal line. and Dea, Mary Doogoode, A
Should be there that day He was over 100 years old at the time. His I don't know what kind of gift Cal. Year Seats Per Day Per Mile Ref. Deposit
son Simeon, perhaps the very mao who pronounced his blessing on 1 should giye to my boy friend FORD 1956 5 $10'.0 x $0'.L& $30.00
the Infant in the temple cdurt, would also be in Bethlehem. So would for Christmas. He is quite a funny SIMCA 1956 4 58.00 x 0.08 20.00
Hillel's grandson, the famous professor, Gamaliel, at whose feet Paul guy; i keep asking him what he
of Tarsus sat in later years. Did this considerable party fill the inn, would like, but he refuses to ans Gasoline and Oil
erlyandtoifuly d ted- er.Wha shuld I d o? jis 1)-All Gasoline and Oil.
leaving only the stable for the late ar-ivals who had journeyed tend- .er What should I do ?
erly and toUfullyi t (S): Good Heart. 2)-Insurance of $10.000'per person up to 5 persons between
SWhatever the facts may be the pathos of the situation i- that the age of 16 and 65: plus $10.000 Public Liability and $5-000
great men of Israel's faith missed the event their nations had been Dear Good Heart, Property Damage.
expecting for lon centuries. When Herod, soon after, and for evil Whether your boy friend likesI 31-Delivery at airport, Port or Hotd in Ptft au.Prince and
ends, .inquired of the pundits where the Meiah .shofde ''be Vibo, ii or not, give him a 'tarlatane.. Petion-Ville. a te an
they quoted the prophet Micah readily: 'But thou Bethlehema though, Trhis will be your clettre de dtmis- 4)-Maps of Haiti and Port-au-Prince.
thou be but Uttl.e among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee sion- and I bet he will not laugh. REQUIRED. Valid Driver's License.
shall come forth He that is to be Ruler inL Israel, whose goings forth (S): Mary Doogoode. AGE LIMIT OF DRIVER: from 16 to 61 years Old.
have been from of old, 'from everlasting.. And yet, a matter of days WEEKLY RATES: $50 x .10 and $35 x .08.
before, they had been in Bethlehem, when it came to pass. Preoccu- .-..Dear Mary,-.-
pied with their dignity, overwhelmed with the cares of this world, Dear Mary i C a E
* blazing with resentment over--the Roman edict, their hearts were es- Wo* HOTEL C bSmfHAITI
tranged foni .tbesi1implicjties,-and they missed what the first Christ- ivt t C re O E AS L AIT
mas had o give. I go along with me pretexting that -
..................his programme did not. include
She ..rfi ... ."-l": such things. He is a night club-
Theshtre. s t~herd uhd-athb chires .Thej hheisads.d gnJudald wrote er and he has often told me that I
and prosphery ise band Aevr beunurc. urat wshud agaen *ed by st$ d o w. e
Sir George Adam Smith in corinl!iAarV0,on:Micaghs ;ot'cle'VThat he does not feel at ease at family 44
strong source of undefiled life frotn which the fortunes of the'State gatherings. I arm worrying about I
ray future life because he ith' i r~ I' S
and prophet itself had eer been recuperated shouldagain s end y ris e h s the'
forth salvation.- Chris .s storythe shphr- s recog- opposite of me in that matter.. I O
noise their king."Domltiwfin thi legend-'runs; Whlen he ,laurched his per- prefer to stay home and enjoy
section, head that .two relatives of this Jesus whom he hated still family life rather than night ub
lived. He sent for tliem to put them to death. but when Abby cam e-atsphver.tosu.deyuate lp meroblm? ..
he asked them to hold up their hands. Seeing them brownt hnornte
with toil, he dismissed the 'men saying: From bsuch slavliia whorniieavp -. (,), Pnty.hC.
nothing to fear..- ........
Too many in Bethlehem thou-ht they had nothing, ta ,g.',1:".naningDa Puriiy
... !-. -. -.. Deai' Puriqy, -
to hope, from the common folk who filled, the town with tired- and 1to 'e hr.of su-h a case befqreE
anxious faces. Yet all the world's hope was in the mangei.,they an" :theperson changed after hir
passed by, and where the unspoiled hearts o( shepherd im3nndiscoveT-t; h a tn a nd
ed it. The' mighty ones of Is .ere blind.a f onh a e t h
i .'in~d 'everything at home. I don't 1
It-was Arabians who seized their upporttuiitt. Snithern Arabii was *" -hat home .Iadons
Cw13 what ybur relationship with
the'home of the Magi's gifts. -fraflini:oseaend m iyrrh.. So.mosn- yur 4beau. is but I think you
ships hal gone to Ophir ,lear modern Aden. and Sol4mon's car:zvans ought to let 'him get fed up with ..
had gone to Shabwa Shabwa was Sheba. a3d Shleba's uueeni is testi-the 'nightclubIatmosphere before'r
mony enough that Israel had sent more to the south than commordit- youget wed and I'm sure. hb 1i 'il 1hic Ilace To Dine & Dance
ies of trade. With Jludah's cargoes Judah's hopes had gone, had grown, (If -he is not' a vagabond. net) Eei Saturday Night
-and' prospered. Like Candace's eunuch. Arabia's wvise men; -stirred. by settle down to home life 'onee' },/ i
God, came to seek the King: They found what Israel -disregarded, the strings are tied. C''.,," f
and worshipped at His. feet Mary Doogoode cp&.L uu rjlj) au tgt

f- Stops Perspiration! Stogs Odorl
,.O .. .,-. HAITI,W .I '.
'HAAIi LWBldg Kills Germs that cause odor!

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Sunday, December 23rd 1956

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Sunday, uecemoer a2ru dIOU, AIZ .. .1 1 .. .

I -

Summer Home
Burnt To Ground
The summer vacation home in
Fermathe of Roland Lataillade
ex-Under-Secretary of the Interi-
or was destroyed by fire on the
night of December 14th about
10:00 P.M.
According to the caretaker of
the house, an automobile carrying
people from Petionville or Port-
au-Prince sprayed gasoline on the
wooden walls, ignited it, and heP,
was awakened by the noise of the
closing of the doors of the auto-
mobile when it departed. The ca-
retaker said he rushed from his
caille to see the house enveloped
in flames and a single car leav-
ing downhill hurriedly. He saw
no license-plate on the car.
The house and its furnishings,
valued at possibly $15,000.00 are
completely destroyed, the roof
and most walls fallen in. A re-
construction of the events indicat-
ed that the avenging car ascend-
ed the 'Kenscoff. road above the
Lafaillade house, turned and
quietly coasted down to its posi-
tion in front of the house. All
wires entering the house were cut
before the gasoline was ignited.

US. Newswoman
Frequent Visitor
To Haiti Dies
Mrs Venice T. Spraggs 51, who
visited Haiti frequently during
the past ten years died recently
in her home in Bermingham Ala.
Mrs Spraggs who was chief of
the Washington Pureau of the
-Chicago Defender' (world's
greatest Weekly) was an assist-
ant to Cong. William L. Dawson,
viee-Ch"irman of the Democratic
National Committee at the time
of her death.

S CA Staff Did
Good Job.
jDring the recent crisis


.camhe. through with flying colors.
'Headed by their competent super-
iintendant Roger Lanoix the staff
of ..the cable office kept their
-Wives and tempers under control
iduting the anxious week while
censorship reigned. Radio Corpora-
tion -o America employees here
are Iaymond Scott, Claude Ma-
nqel, .Jean Destouches, Georges
Keby, .tlvio Hyppolite, Renaud
Laroche and Raymond Woolly.

I Martin Snyder'of the Holiday
Theater. Travel Agency of New
York, and his wife ToniL returned
to the U.S. on "Wednesday 'after
elosiing an active week of gather-
ing data on the tourist attractions
in Haiti.
Furnishing a one-week service ,
schedule to visitors from all over
the UInited States and Canada, Mr
Snyder's company arranges for
their clients to see the leading
theatrical productions in the big
Also connected with the firm
r'ndustriag Recreation', a guide
service for local and foreign in-
dustrial employees, Mr. Snyder
organizes visits to the principal
amusement centers of the big city.
He stated that his trip here was
-for the purpose of including Haiti
in the 'Industrial Recreation' cir-
Mrs. Snyder, a noted beauty, is
better known under her profes-
nional name -Toni Robin,' and
manages Tle Wool Bureau, a pu-
.blicity organization for the com-
mercial development of woolen
. Friends of the Roger Costers,
Mr. and Mrs. Snyder were lodged
at Hotel Oloffson.

From Kingston, Jamaica, comes warm greetings from a young kIcy
and her 'maman, to all their friends in Haiti. The message is from
Elizabeth Barwell, new daughter of Engineer cond Mrs. Ronald Bar-
well, shown in the arms of her mother, the former Maude Montas.
The Barwells are residing in Jamaida' where Elizabeth's pop, who
worked here on the construction of the Albert Schweitzer Hospital'
is now employed.

yll fio.Gayn I The manger scene is frequently
Yulme Season Gay set up side by side with big pine
Ijn L in Amprica Ch1 '^1as trees. These trees are
S ^- 11 -, .. .usuaAlly imported from Europe or
transported from the slopes of
Manger scenes are set up every- t he Andes.
where throughout Latin America Latin American children, like
as part of the observance of Christ- the children of other parts of the
mas, the Pan American Union world, on Christmas eve, hang
says. their stoctings on- the- trees.-
Everywhere families gather to The traditional Christmas dinn-
attend midnight mass. By cus- er is a festive feast, with the table
torn, this religious ceremony is loaded 'with every type of native
followed, or sometimes preceded, :and .iported delicacy. A bullfight
by festive suppers, or a horse race is a special feat-
Another custom widely observ- ure -of Christmas. In ether cbun-
ed is the donation of food and tries, special Christmas lotteries,
toys to needy families so that they known as La Loteria de Wawidad,
too,. may enjoy a happy holiday, are. held.

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Chevrolet's 1957 models went on display at SHASA's showrooms
longer, lower, more powerful and with more variety in style and pol-
or than ever before. I
Among 'innovations offered this year' by the U.S.'s biggest-sejling
motor maker are the first U.S. fuel injection system for a. passenger-
car -optional at extra cost- and a new type torque converter auto-
matic transmission said to eliminate any trace of gear jerk.
Overall length of the cars is increased to 200 inches, although wYheel-
bases remain at 115. And the appearance of extra length is added'by
low lines and flared rear fenders. -
A choice of five basic engines is offered in the 1957 models a
straight six at 140 horsepower and four V8s ranging in power rating
from 162 horses to a high of 283' in the Corvette V-8.
Displacement of the six-cylinder engine and the lowest-cost V-8s
remains at 235 and 265 cubic inches, respectively, hut wider bpre on
the bigger V-8s gives- an over-square engine measured at 283 inches.
Exhaust manifolds, distributors, ignition and clutches are along
the engine and power train items on which Chevrolet engineers claifn
1957 improvements. .
The Turboglide automatic transmission, featuring a single forward
driving position, consists of three turbines and two planetary gearsets
combined with a variable pitch stator and the conventional torque con-
vertor pump.
A total of 460 model-color combinations are offered a.third more
than in 1956, and thee are 16 solid and 15 two-tone color choices.
Windshields are bigger and instruments are concentrated under a
dash panel hood.


The newest 'Salon de Beauted is VWiolette" which is looated.on
Rue Capois, the rodl, that leads to Hotel Oloffson apid to Hotel Castel-
haiti. Ladies of the Capital are recommended to call at this new
Hair Salon to see for themselves the establishment cnd the quality
of ,its serviceS. Advert..


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HAITI SUN Sunday. December 23rd tOSS

SOS! Handicapped Children's Center w. T. B. MAN ON POLICE ARR]
About To Fold Up. DEC. 13th PLANE Of LIEUT. PERE
t t.u de-C oh ng P on A nwarrival in Haiti, Mr. Mi- As an aftermath 6 the burning
Without Funds- Clothing -Provisions, -'^^ r^
dhaelBurtin a missionary for the of theaLaiaillade house ingFerm-
"atch1Ower Bible and Tract So- athe thieves broke into the neigh-
- It was learned from reliable the corner, and with the Foyer city landed at Bowen's field ab borin- house of LieutenantPer-
sb.rces that the Foyer des Han des Handican6s in full disorgani- board the PAA Dec. 14. He was ing sse of Lieutenant Per-
diceapds, at Rue de I'Enterrement, station, we would suggest that scheduled for Dec. 13, but due to promptly arrested pillage' an wer
where 40 .crippled children de- charitable residents come to the governmental difficulties and ten- promptly arrested'
pend upon the center for their aid of the children by contribu- sion which was at its peak, is Lutenant Perpignan was an
very existence is about ready to ting food, clothing and oney 0 minutes before landing time; aide to ex-President Paul Magloi-
close its doops. To the original to brighten the life of the little radio message was received with e and leaving his wife and 11
30' children% maximum number inmates of this humanitarian cen ories to pass oer and lada children in Haiti left on
scheduled to rbcele care, have ter. order Tto endl d at c e in Hi i ef
- sce du 'ant terq .0 ,C Tujillo until the crisis the exile planes of the ex-presid-
been-ds lent. Neighbors and passersby had
there is n6' budget, or available Our .readers may send their tossed. ent. Neighbors and passers y had
fund to metdet the crisis, contributions to Ecole St.. Vin. 'When asked what he tliougbt of rummaged the ruins of the La-
Scent for Handicapped Children, 01 country and the people he rL- taillade house Ir booty, some of
For Weeks the organization in Rue des Casernes, Port-au-Prince market: 41 think it's beautifulrlwhich was valuable Such loot be-
For eek th oraniatin i RuedesCasrne, Prt-u-Pinead mo't interesting, I have ne%- ing exhausted they% turned to the
charge of the center'has failed to w;)ere Sister Joan will receive n resting, I have n- g exhausted they turned to the
visit the-establishment. The meag- the contributions and see that er met more friendlier and warm- -O rE,01] E.
wT domestic personnel has fallen the children are cared for. hearted people. A friendly smile, it, SUkI? .1 n It
inte, lethargic indifference, andthe Unless the Commitee in char- hello and even a hand shake of'
children are left without direc- ge of the Foyer resumes an acti- a total stranger, these humble
tioli, and supervised care. ve interest, or reorganize the 'folks may not have much but they Haiti is an old word of the
Ecole St. Vincent is said to work of supervision, in the shor- have something even America can "wooded mountains) And Hai
have attempted to fill the needs test possible delay, this drgani- sit back and learn when t come, face area is 85 per cent mount
of thq children from its own-li- zation is said to be on the ver- to hospitality.. You have not seen Haiti uni
mnted budget, but this help can- ge of closing down, leaving 40 He is of Russian descent., liv2d ains, and-what could be more r
not be guaranteed indefinitely, crippled children in despera- in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada a picturesque road lined with f
With Christmas right,' around te situation. until 1951 when he began his futi ChateleLt des Fleurs in tall pi
.- -- ,time ministry in Hamilton Onta' Almost 5000 feel, almost a



"Christopher Columbus made the Republic. The souvenir of the
Haiti the -cradle of the Cross- on great discovery by the Admiral
"the American Continent on De- dnd his valorous companions turn-
cember 6, 1492 when he consecra- ed the eyes of the world in the di-
ted his discovery 'of the New reaction of the Republic of Haiti,
World by piously planting the and its rich historical background.
emblem of -christianity at M&le Four hundred and sixty-four
St. Nicolas. years ago, through the greed of
Inspired by his feat of found man, the destiny of America was
- ding the first establishment of written in blood. Christopher Co-
Europeans- in the Western He- lombus left his little colony with
misphere, the illustious Genoan, a heSvy heart after commending
contemplating the depths of the the rules of christianity towards
Bay, exclaimed: aUna'marayilla!. the red men inhabiting this new
His second Cross stood firmly world they had discoveYed.
placed in the soil- at Fort Nativi- Spurred on-.by theiregfed r
dad,\near Cap-Haitien, when Co gold, the Spaniards battled with
19mbus and his companions knelt the Indians, in tbe absence of.
in prayer on December 25, ,1492 their leader. Colombus, returning
and observed the first ihristmas to the site a.fpiw d.btw itr;
in America. found ,Fort Natividad. destroyed,
As the civilized world observed and' of his compatriots he found
the 464 th. anniversary, of the 'dis- )nly their ase. '
covery. of Amer'ca, 'Haiti piously But 'on Haitian territory the
eonsumated December 6th, a tra- New World,. symbol 'of freedom
diional and national. -hlui day.pro,- and tolerance, sprang intp being,
claimed by the Constj;iuti6n,, with and.: Christopher Columbus beca-
'religious ceremonies 4 .bioughoior a..e .;inrmortal., -
V ':, ^:,,,, ,.: -' -' "
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rio. Then he was called upon (1 :
his service of ministry in Montre-
al Quebec, and rural areas. There,
he organized and assisted new
congregations right up until his
,invitation to the Bible college to
be trained for foreign missionary
Mr. Burtin will work with 21
other missionaries through-ouL
Haiti under the direction of the
Watch Tower Society that has a
worldw-ide Bible-educational pro-
gram carried on in over 160 dif-
ferent lands.

des Fleurs exports cut-tiflowers
to other Caribbean countries a
operates a delightful small re:
Most Frenchmen get a kick f
iean of a restaurant with such
just happened to study high-se
Chatelet des Fleurs also m;
a high-quality Haitian product
It's beautiful autumn weather
most delightful experiences ci
high Chatelet des Fleurs.
Aancric.'n 'Idh-" German,
Cnsurpassed Quality at
rn C Kenscoff,

Perpignan house, broke a wind-
dow and had commenced to re-
move electric refrigerators, beds,
mattresses and such things.

Captain Blanchet in charge of
the Commune in Petionvile, ad-
vised of the events, himself drove
to Fermathe, found the loot load-
ed on a big camion and prompt-
ly arrested most of the offenders.
Some of thie prominent and well-
regarded citizens of KenscoLf
were implicated in the pillage a.ci'
arrested. -.

Carib I n d ia n s which means
ti was well wmwed for its sur-
til you have been in its mount-
pleasint than a 15-mile drive up
laming Poinsettias, to charming
nes in cool Kensmoff.
mile above sea level, Chatelet
, Carnations, Delphiniums etc.
nd the Unitedi States, and also
staurant and serves beverages-
rom the operation by an Amer-
Sa Parisian name, but the guy
manufactures tropical perfumes,
of fine value,.
er now in Kenscoff. One of your
an be a leisurely visit to mile-

Haitian Cuisine eof

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Three convenient weekly flights to take
you into ihe gay, romantic atmosphere
Sof the Pearl of the Antilles!
Only 90 minutes from Port-au-Prince
to Santlogo dcle Cuba by CUBANA!'
S For information' and reservations see your
S Travel Agent or call Pan American World
Airways, Rue Dantes Destouches. Phone 3451

Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays, at 1:25 p. m.

rptf7 ONLY $25


Sunday,. December 23rd 1956


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Sunday, Deceniuer 23dLa

Engineer Rack From
Studying Low-Cost
Housing In Bogota
The young architect-engineer
Frantz Godefroy returned last
Sunday from Bogota, Colombia aft-
er passing 10 months specializing
in low-cost building technique.
He attended the Inter-American
Housing Center there.
Frantz will take up his post at
the Public Works Department to-
morrow where he served for six
months before leaving for South
America, and specialized studies.
The young architect, a graduate
in architecture of the Ecole Poly-

Director of Panorama TRANSFER
Gets Education Job IN THE ARMY
Mr. Joseph Baguidy, Director of 1) Major Antoine Multidor,
Panorama Magazine, has been ap- Commander of the 'Depot des
pointed by the Provisory Govern- Fournitures,

ment, Secretary General at the
Department of National Education
in replacement of Mr. Emmanuel
Formerly, 'Assistant-Inspector
of the schools, of Jeremie he has
a long career in the teaching
field. Assistant Chief of the Cabi-
net in 1946, Assistant Protocol
Chief in 1947, Mr Baguidy was in
1948 First Secretary at the Hai-
tian Embassy in Paris and in
Essayist and Journalist of talent
Mrfa Drmirlu in tihn dlirpetnr raPnO-

2) Capt. Fritz Brierre, Com-
mander of the District of Cayes.
3) Capt. Jacques Etienne, Com-
mander of the District of Port-de-
4) Lt. RIoger Corvington, Com-
mander of the Sub-District of lAo-
5) Lt. Hamilton Garoute, Com-
mander of the Sub-District of P6-
tion Ville.
6) Lt. Pressoir Pierre, Orderly
at the Military Department of the
National Palace.
I7 T t M'xv 4anfin 'nmmTnan-

18) Adjudant Sylvert Pierre, 'red as Commander of the District
Orderly at the Military Depart- of Jacmel.
meat of the National Palace Capt, Coligny Elie, Commander
19) Adjudant Alexis Kebreau, of the Port-au-Prince District, is
Orderly at the Fire Station (Corn- named Officier de Service at the
pagnie des Pompiers) Port-au-Prince Police Department,
20) Adjudant Lafetay Belleau, (officer in charge of the Criminal
Commander of the Sub-DistriC6t of Researches Bureau).
Corail. Capt. RenL6. Lallemand, from his
21) Lt. Lecestre Prosper, Corn- post as Offioier de Service at the
wander of the Sub-District of Pe- Police Department to that as corn
tit Goave. mander of the military Port-au-
22) Sub-Lt. Philippe Gerdes, Prince District, Military Comm.
Orderly at the Military Depart- P-au-P.
meat of the National Palace. Capt. Yovanne Douyon, Corn-
Captain Ren6 Sajous, Command- mander of the District of Hinche-
er of the District of Belladire. Lt. Ren6 Florville was appoint-
Capt. Pascal Vilfort, from the ed Officer in charge of Traffic at
post of 'Officier de Service, at the*Police Department.
the Port-au-Prince Police Depart- December 16, 1956
meat, officer in charge of the Maurepas AUGUST2
Circulation Service, was transfer- 1ST Lt. Army of Haiti.

~~-. ?'.-_...... ....... -.,,,..--'

S There's even more power, more load-lugging
thidependability in these '57 Johnsons. Either
S( the sleek new Golden Javelin or the two
other new 35s can almost make your boat
fly. And the versatile new 18s aren't far
behind. For fishing, nothing beats the new
W 10, 7Y2, 5 Y2 and 3 hp Sea-Horses.
No more shear pin worries, easier manual
starting, heavenly quiet-you get them .alt
in the '57 Johnson line!




homers a
t at the
vill take
able re-

technique 'ai-am, is tme son anu JUI qLM auIUy la sCn uIituB ut aa- i,/ )t. DAI L Mf .,.. B..,l ....., ..- lv T A V A
one of the four children of Mr. norama, Monthly Literary Re- der of the Sub-District of Ouana- HOTEL BEAU BIVAGE
and Mrs. Antoine Godefroy. view. minthe. ANNOUNCE TO ITS RESPECTABLE CLIENTELE
8---- ) Lt. Marcel Ch6rubin, Corn- ON DECEMBER 24 1956
The Colombians in general are Pmander of the Sub-District of WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF
very friendly towards foreign stu- MOVED SHOP Belld THE TRIO BEAU RIVAGE
dents.. My school is patroned by Mrs. Fred Woolley has transfer- 9) Sub-Lt. Christian Cas will take place at eight o'clock in the evening in the
OEA and each country of the Am- red her fashion work shopjr Com mander of th e Sub-District of Restaurant.
ericas sends a technician to study Bellevue to the corner of Ruelle Mont Organis" Ra E
there the problem of housing and Berne and Lalue. 1O) Sub-Lt. Appolon Thomas, ..MENU
find the solutions for low-cost Orderly'at the District of Cayes. Ir Cocktail Jonville
.,..^ : Conomm Vive-"" ,, .0.

^ V SC Vallieres .. .. .., ,, Buehe de Noel ,
building And each finds solu 13) Sub-Lt. Jeastin BruTassyus, Or-der C aoomm Viveur

Dr. Henschel Back ^ tA^ : ly at th Miitary Department of The Hotel will be very pleased to offer to its oust<
From Germany -" ,'IK S.,. ? the National Palace. frte admission ticket which wHil allow them to assist
'- = <*^-^ ^ 14) Sub-Lt. Jean Baptiste Gar- great Reveillon) of the Casino International which f
Dr.ion adaptable to hischel own count59 derly a t the Fire Station (C De- place during the same eveninges
Ruelle Wayoung Enis ack from Germa- parent of the National Palace. Ps e do not wait for the last moment o make te
Suny where on he spent three months 15) Sub-Lt Rober Plummer, ett Pois au Beurreservaons.
with his ailing mother Omanderly atof the Sub-District of .Phones: 4151 3818 Vue 3819
S r met of the National Palace TENUE DE SOIREENoel
Dr. Henschel whoBeGank 13) Sub-Lt. Jean Tassy, Order- CaN

B.H. in 1926) on this recent trip derly at the Military DepartmentOf The Hotel will be Crlasrtoit 5u
v/z the National Palace.

pital-'in B'erlin and also {he new Crf .i -. 17) Adjudant Louis Pierre, AUTHOR OF REVOLUJTIONARY VACATION
From Germany' Commander of the Sub-District of Orchids go to Bob and Miille Werthem of Northfassiseldt
14 ~ 14) Sub-Lt. Jean Baptiste Oar- great slleveillon)) of the Casino International which wi

Dr. Frederick Henschel of D9Sd t J M D heir v Oindspired boost to Haiti's tourism when they vacation
..,--- ...isbackfrom ae....mapr- ofteNainl e -- ."'-- .'-- from Dec Please do not wait for the las15th.- oment to make t

n.yT we he-a.' OUe "".' ..-, The treprm toh's owners of .Werthei's Chick Inn.. in N1
.ee e r em 15) Sub-Lt Robert Plummer serva ions. planning their second vacation in Haiti decided tc

i-1 : ^^ __ -, the mailing of 3,0.00 Christmas greetings to their friends an
'; ORRfffi EM^HP ISOSWER~^ w^ in the United States.
with his aling mother l Orderly at the Military Depart- Phonesre with the envelope3818 already addressed381 Bob
Sent of the National Palace TENI E DE SOIREE.he ba Bureau
pia iBeia sChe nf -n dt at the MtinlitarDare n

viited thBefmu Ca re ho sl ( he b 17) Adjudant Louis Pierre, AUTHOR OF REVOLUTIONARY VACATIONst
Surgical hospital of Dr. Srung in commander of the Sub-District of Os including a aito Bob anad Millie Wertas a heading and a landsca
S_ uche. with meir knockinspired boost to Haiti's tourism w on the tambour, the guitartio
rse. -- r Ifrom Decemha. he following words were used fo the greeting
owners of -Wertheim's Chick inn,, in Nc
'3 O b ''tbi' Ohio, on plmn ning their second vacation in Haiti decided to
themaiingof 3,QatJ Christmas greetings to their friends an(

Sin the United States. h es an d

SR ie, i,!,.e 'c W thought the y postage mean at thdown West Indieau
O R E O W E. land got busy with the sponge.
1. -The beautiful Christmas message is decorated with artistic
motifs including a Haitian Santa as a heading and a landsca
Swith men knocking out rhythm on the tambour, the guitar
fo *7 U im -tcha-tcha.. Phe following words were used foi the greeting:
/"When the CUSTOMERS would say
4 S w te thought they meant down West Indiee
-WN Got two 'tickets, and 'off we flew.-
I ~s.-'.-'-'''' --- a'~ 1P' So from HAIT 'JOYEUX NOEL.
'Seasons Greetings to you.
4 r"" -;1 VuBob and Millie Wertheim
.. ..... .......P.S.-lt was M~ille who wrote th6 t8t6ely, article 'Revol
....... a m ar-y- Vacation. exclusively for the 'Sun.. in our Deenmhsi' loth

Petion-Ville Haiti
Beginning December 21st 1956
And Every Friday:
will sing at 10:30 P.M. during the
Those who dine At The Hotel will
not Pay for admission
Please make table reservation at
for the December 24 and 31
A Grand Ball Will Follow Until Dawn




Ohio for
led here
d clients
and MiU-
de Poste
e Haitian
p scenee
and the

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. issie.

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PAGE 28 HAITI SUN Sunday, December 237d 1956

Antonio Joseph, considered Hai-
ti's leading modern 'non-primiti-
ve' painter will hold his fourth
One-man show at the Centre d'Art
next Friday, December 28th.
Artist Joseph's show, will be
the 118th Exhibition of the Centre
Sd'Art and it Is expected to be one
of' the best attended in'the Galle-
ry's history.
The first Haitian artist ever to,
receive a Guggenheim Fellow-
ship (1953) for creative painting,
Joseph has applied for another
Guggenheim for this coming year.
Among the prominent Antonio
Joseph sponsors in the US. is the
famous playwright Arthur Miller
who has a-large 'Antonio Joseph'
hanging in his Brooklyn work-
shop.' .,,
RBemy Bastien, one of the foun-
ders of the Centre d'Art, has
written the foreword to the cata-
logue of Joseph's coming exhibi-
tion. Mr. Bastien writes:
-For the first time since his de-
bute in water colors in 1944, ant,
4is inroad into sculpture up t,
the solid composition which hli
now possesses, Antonio Josep.
has gone on his way, apparenti
without obstacles: he might b.
called the'happy painter who was
able to' work in serenity' among
his family and friends. The truth
is that, Antonio, modest and ho-
nest by nature, has avoided mak-

Joseph hopes to get another
fellowships next year.

.I prepared 20 canvasses for
the' exhibit, but I have already
sold 2 of them, so you'll see only
18., said painter Antonio Joseph
before outlining his life and ca-
reer to your reporter this week.
Born in Baharona, in the Domi-
nican Republic, of .Haitian parents,
Antonio attended the Escuela
Iraduada No. 2 de' Varones,
vhere he learned the craft of a
sailor and showed great talent in
playing the bombadino (Oghi-
cleide). His father died when he
was 5 years old and his mother
had to work hard to raise her two
boys and one girl. Antonio whose

ing public his difficulties and his Spanish is fluent picked French
struggles, but few of our artists and Creole from his mother, and
have been their own severe cri- from contact with the Haitian Co-
tics as' he, or have remained lony in tle Baharona Province.
open to suggestions and pursue -There was a large Haitian colo-
the mirage of perfection with ny in almost every Dominican Pro
more constance, vince in those days. he said.

Artist Joseph with wife and new daughter at their home in P-au-P.
Today, he is presenting for us But when Trujillo ordered the
his impressions ofi the city of Jac- execution' and massacre of the Hai-
mel which in my opinion, is the tians living irt the Dominican Re-
most original city of Haiti. The public, the Joseph family and
exposition offers -a remarkable, young Antonio had to flee from
-unity in fonb color and the Hal- the hecatombe.
tian touch which exceeds the pic-
turesque to attain an authentic They came to settle in Port-au-
human value. Prince early in 1938 with memo-
Portraits, the sea, Streets with ries of the horror of the days of
red. houses, sunny ravines and vi- doom. Antonio, the second child,
brant flowers, all subjects that opened a tailor shop in the Capit-
indicate only one'stage. al'to earn his living and help his
Antonio is ready for a new '&. family. For the first time in his
fort life he said he felt at home and
(s) Remy Bastien. happy. The only thing hard to un-

Antonio Joseph One-Man Show

Opens At Centre d'Art Friday

His Impressions Of Jacmel

Five Direct Flights
Weekly To N.Y.

Direct flights by Pan American
World Airways fromPoit-au-Prin-
ce to New YorklJ have been increase
ed to five flights weekly Mr. Da-
vid Gosset PA4 District Sales
Manager informed the -Sun, this
. The new schedule became
effective December 18th and will
continue through January 31st.
It is expected, disclosed Mr. Gos-
set that this service will be step-
ped up to regular daily flights
starting Feb. 1st.
The arrival and departure time
of these flights which will be dis-
closed at a later date will be
made to meet the needs of the in-
crease tourist traffic e.opected in
this area.

Furnished house in Pdtion-
Four bedrooms, two bath-
rooms, etc.
From January 15th to Feb-
ruary 1st.
Till June 15th or October
15th 1957.
Rent: $140. (US currency)
per month.
Phone 2353 (Office hours).
Classified Advt'

derstand he recalls was his young
compatriots' passion for football.
He has been accustomed to base-
ball in the east.
Antonio said he was *.,abonn&
to a -Mexican magazine, which
from time to time published the
reproduction of great paintings.
It was in this way his vocation for
painting arose.
Everyday, after work in his
tailor shop, he meditated on the
pictures and thought he too might
be ale to paint.
At the opening of the Centre
d'Art by Mr. Dewitt Peters and
a group of Haitian Intellectuals
in 1944, Antonio was the first to
-present his credentials,.
He started to paint with water-
colours sur. nature'. But after a'
few years he was gievn his own
studio at the Center. Dewitt Pe-
ters was his first teacher and
three other visiting painters (one
was Paul Keene) advised him on
the choice of cassdrine which
they thought more suitable to him
for it give a better aspect than
aquaretle. They also initiated him
into the technique .which permit-
ted better expression of what he
saw and felt.
The 34-year-old painter is mar-
ried to a Port-au-Princienne, the
former Solange Jacques. They are
parents of a small boy and a girl.
In his leisure, he plays cards with
friends or reads books on paint-
ing. He doesn't smoke or drink
because his doctor will allow no
tobbaco or alcohol after a diagno-
sis of stomach'ulcer.
Antonio, Joseph, a short man,
of dark complexion, likes to talk
about painting (in fact his friends
are mostly those who can talk
*shop- with him) but hardly ever
speaks about his fame.



At 9:30 P.M.: Gcand Bal with the



International Dancers.
The admission is free at the Night Club during the
week. Minimum Charge: $1.00 by person in the Night
Club after 9:30 P.M.



With the participation of the ORCHESTRE
Drawing of rich prizes for customers.

Admission: $2,00

"lTiRNI-- M TIIm





At 8:00 P.M.: Movie: tTEN TALL MEND,

Original English version Technicolor- With


Bar Service during the projection of the film.

The courtesy cards for the Casino cannot be used
for the movie.

aiam Ciin



Sunday, December 23rd 1956


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Mrs. Lascaze Bernardin, accom- port by many relatives and in-
panied by her children Evelyne, ends.
Rolande, Serge and Sedan, flew Miss Odette Ancion and Felix
home from Lima, Peru, last week. Gaston will be married on Satur.
Jules Blanchet, on the eve of day, January 19th, it was announ-
his departure for Haiti, was given ced this week. The ceremony will
a surprise party in Washington, take place at St. Peters Church
D.C. by Mr. and Mrs. Tyler Hull, in Petion-Ville at 7:30 P.M.
and Mr. and Mrs Den Gray. His Mr. Carl Wendt, new Business
hosts had visited Haiti last year. Manager of SCISP is expect here
Among the guests attending the soon to take up his post at Chan-
party were Ambassador and Mrs. cerelles.
Mauclair Zphirin, and Ambassad- Bill Stowe. Point IV Machinery
or Jacques N. Leger. expert returned from nine month'
Supreme Court Justice Jean- in ithe States Wednesday.
Baptiste Cineas is recovering at Bob Peterson Chief of Agricul-
Hopital Canape Vert where he has ture party of USOM returned to
been confined for the past ten town Wednesday. I
days. Captain Douguet, Chief of the
The marriage of -Miss Jac- OTAN division for Latin America,
queline Fils-Aime and Erwin Ber- was in town last week.
hold will take place- on January Over from Jamaica to spend
3rd at 6:00 P.M. The ceremony is the Christmas holidays with the
to be held at the Sacred Heart Dadlani's of Maison Orientale arc
Church in Turgeau. The bride-el- B. B's son and daughter Vashi and
ect is the daughter of M- and Mrs Kanta, R. B. Dadlani's family;
Maurice Fils-Aim6. The lucky guy Eamla and Shiela.
is the son of Mr and Mrs Hans Gloria Noustas is. expected home
Berthold. from College in the States this
Mrs. Karl Siegel the former icomig wdek.
Frederique Naud&, presented hub Gcnevi&ve D'Adesky will bE
by Karl with a fine ,baby boy baptised at the Sacr-CCeur in Tur-
(their first) at Canape Vert Hos- geau this morning. .Marraine. iq
pital. Get your cigars at Haiti Kareen Burgers and -Parrain, is
Motors. Mr. Hubert Etheart.
Ginette Williams is recovering Gbrard B o n a par t e AugUste,
from losing her appendix, founder of the Haitian Labor Par
Mrs. Yvan Roy is convalescing ty, is expected back in th? begin-
at her sister's home, Mrs. Le- line of January.
brun in Bois Patate. She was dis- Mr. Love 0. Leger, Haitian Am.
missed from Hospital Canapd Vert bassador at the OAS returned
Friday the, 14th. Her husband was home Monday afternoon.
set at Liberty Monday after char- Jean "Vital, esteemed commer-
ges against him were dropped, cant, observed his birthday anni-
Maurice Kerby, of the Foreign versary Saturday.
Office Protocol Service wed ldve- Jenifer Rawson flew in from
ly Yolande Beaufils Tuesday Dec. School in New England this past
18th in the Epis6opal Churci. week where she is majoring in
Ruelle Carlstroemites -pas itap- Portuguese to spend Noel with
ab encore tan'c poussi& ab bou- .-.. ... -.
chb nin mount yo qui rete la dan. ;',;: --:;."
Ruelle J&rAmie 2nd are also com- ,., ," ..,....::...,
plaining about same dust and ask i;-t. ,o ;*:;': "
for a Tittle asphalt. *
Caire. Edith Marc (of National JC. 45. 14.
Bank), daughter of Pastor Marc
unitd her destiny to Lt. Guy ?;$'4
Paultre, son of .Pastor Paultre,
last Saturday 15th in the Eglise
Mlle. Paule Hyppolite and Clau-
de Laforest (of Vital and Co.)
who were married at the Eglise
Baptiste on December 1st are
back on the job after a Kenscoff
Mr. Fernand Magloire, ex-Di-
rector of the Regie du Tahac (To-
bacco Office) took off for Mexico
Wednesday morning. The brother
of the ex-President of the Repu-
blice was accompanied at the air-

ice for ex-President
May 15, 1956.
Moise Chalom will

Magloire as

fly to New

York this morning.,
Isaac, Millie, Roseline Abitbol
will take off for the States today.
Joseph and Victoria Hage are
New York-bound today.
Doc and Betty Taicher will fly
to Miami this morning.
Mrs. Ninive Leger is expected
back home for Christmas and the
Jour de l'An holidays Monday.
Of the 144 passengers travelling
by the Panama Liner SS -Cristo-
bal. 40 will disembark in Port au
Prince Monday morning: They are:
Mr. and Mrs. Carlin Axelrod, Miss
Lilian Baral, Mr and Mrs 0. R.
Bell, Dr and Mrs H. Murray Bob
and two children, Dr and Mrs
Merle Brickner, Mr and Mrs Hen-
ry M. Feder, Mr and Mrs Robert.
Lee Fox, Mrs' Ninive Leger, Mr
and Mrs William Manealoff, Mr
and Mrs Irving K. Marks, Dr and
Mrs Harry Mullin and two child-
ren, Miss Emily Nelson, Mr and
Mrs Marvin Prince, Mr and Mrs
Arthur Ray, Mrs Elizabeth Reakes,
Mr and Mrs Ben Reisman, Mrs

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4 1?
9,,.. 4,

Lucky bottle of Grant Scotch Whisky was presented to Barbara
Boyd, daughter of the Brown-Root Safety Boss this week on her 19th



her parents at Albert Schweitzer
Hospital. Her brother Ian is also
lown from school in the States.
Marjorie Ryan is spending her
school holidays with the family at
Paillant, Reynolds Mining Camp.
Jacques Baussan is back from
he States.
Home from school in Ciudad
Trujillo Judy Vanderkaay and
Anne Kareen Burgers.
Ninon Vital is back from the
Lionel, Liliane and Yanick Fom-
brun returned from Miami on the
Chantal Sejourn6 has returned
home from studying" abroad.
David Gosset Jr is' over from
Miami to vacation with his parents
at Diquini.
Mr. Frank Sylvain, former Civ-
il Court Magistrate, made a cour-
tesy visit to the -Sun' on Thurs-
day morning. Accompanied by Mr.
Theodore Baker, Mr. Sylvain an-
nounced his candidature for the
Presidency, and the launching of
his election campaign.
The jurist will be remembered
for his interpretation of the Cons-
titution of 1950, as establishing
the expiration of the term of off-

Dussek (Papa Pierre), one of the
,Placiers' got tears in almost ev-
ery eye when he pointed out that
Mr. Najac created the lottery; -
-ind traced back the many chan-
ges Najac firmly operated in the
administration by !s high moral
personality and his devotion.
Jules Blanchet returned yester-
day from Washington to join his
wife Lina Mathon-Blanchet here.
The Blanchets were abroad for the
past six years.

Celine Tabarv is sailing on the

Bessie Roe, Mr and Mrs John Schu
man, Mr and Mrs H. L. Strasbur-
ger, Mr and Mrs Maurice Strum,
Mrs R Thomson

Mr. Lawrence Tooley flew to
Miami Wednesday to join his fa-
mily at Coral Gables for the ho-
Mrs Clifford Brandt flew with
her children to holidays in Jamai-
ca last week.
Jim Cunningham of U.P. can be
distinguished by his naval beard.
He is stopping over at Hotel Oloff
son till Boxing -day.
Mr Hans Hackenbruch, wife and
two children flew to the States
Wednesday on a two-week vacation
Marie Wallinglord was here in-
transit for two days during the
-trouble,. Marie formerly with
Point IV here was enroute to her
new post in Brazil.
Pat de Verteuil is back around
town after a business swing about
the Caribbean

Last week, Father Elie 0. Na
jac, resigned from the Loterie de
l'Etat Haitien, as conseiller tech-
-nique,. The 'adieux, of the em-
ployees were touching. Director
Cdpt. Bazile thanked him for his
Honesty and integrity, and Mr.

Panama Line today, after two day.
months during which she produc- Fergie Ferguson of South'
?d many beautiful paintings-of Tours was in town last weel
Haiti. She was lodged at Hotel Ex- gie is running the San Jua
celsior. ice.
'Some of the lovely people" at JeanI H. E iF returned fri
El Rancho for -Noel, are Mr and States this past, week.
MIrs Mark of Cohn, Hall and Marh George, Sally and Patrice
Textiles. Also Mr and Mrs Gol. celot are down from the U
Jhar of Toronto Canada she is Gladys and Myrna Dufort
British. ed back from New York.thi
The marriage of Miss Yolande Marie-Helene Fisher is
Rocourt and Roland Dominique is from school in Miami.
announced for Thursday, January France Gheys is back frd
3rd at 5:30 P.M. The ceremony ris. Mile Gheys will be ret
will take place at Eglise du Sa- to Chrfstian Dior after the
cr-Cweur de Turgeau. The nupti- Years to make the Spring
als of theAoung-couple will unite Ion.
the Edgard Rocourt and Maurice
Laroche families to that of the CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

k. Fer-
n off-

)ii the

e Lan-
s past


m Pa-

Luc and Rend Dominique. FAILS TO ELECT PRESIDENT
S RFriday night members of the

Gerard Fils-Aim6, Jr. (.Chew- Chamber of Commerce debated on
pie.) puffed out his five candles 'vote by proxy, and failed to el-
on the cake during a family lunch- ect a Dew President and commit.
eon on December 21st, then rush- ee. The elections have been set
ed to continue his birthday cele. for this Thursday.
bration with fellow pupils during
the Christmas Tree Party held
from .2:30'to 5:00 P.M. at the Jac-.W
queline Turian Kindergarten.
Mr and Mrs Pierre Montes be- /
came the parents of twin boys on
Wednesday; the strapping, bounc-

Self-preservation is the natural law of mom and beast.
Nothing preserves a man or beast better than a full stomach.
You don't have to be a beast when your wife returns at the end
of a hectic dc.y of Christmas shopping, foot and budget-store. She's
as afraid to tell you what she spent as you are to hear it, and you
may be sure the furthest thought from her 7mi7i. is talking to the
cook about dinner.
STOP! Don't say a word or you'll be bestial. Instead, 'surprise and
please her with the news that there is a tasty casserole and some
garlic bread warming in the oven, and a big salc.1 keeping cool in
the Frigidaire.
You'd ordered them earlier in the day from

After consulting our 'take-ot, menu.
After dinner you'll be a lamb instead of a lion and the Yuletide
will be c. happier one for man and beast"
2 Rue Rigaud R ..


Ta'mous since 4862
1 j _f

ouzs veran


ing duo is said to be -magnifi-
Miss Michelle Rouzier became
the bride of Gerard Manuel, in one
of the season.t most fashionable
weddings, Thur-day evening. The
nuptial benediction took place at
Eglise St. Pierre de PWtion-Ville,
at 6:30 P.M. I
A swank reception followed the
religious ceremony at the honie of
Mr and Mrs Max Questel at Petion
The beautiful bride, daughter of
Mr and Mrs Milo Rouzier, was giv-'
en in marriage by her father,
'Parrain de Noces'. Mrs. G.Ma-
nuel, mother of the groom served
as Marraine.,
(A detailed account and wedd-
ing picture will appear in our
Mr Rene Armand the 'haitian
material tycoon' is back from a
long sejoufn in Paris.
Jean Saurel of PAA who has
just settled down to wedded life
observed his birthday. Dec. 17th.
Ex:Colonel Clermont observed
his 61st birthday at Hospital Ca-
nape Vert this week. A young girl
brought him flowers.
Mrs Serge Gaillard presented
her spouse with a big bonnie ba-
by boy during the 'recent evene-
ments' at Hospital Canape Vert.
Junior arrived Sunday 9th tipping
the scales at a healthy 8 and a
half pounds.
The wires between Haiti and
Puerto Rico buzzed with the -bon-
ne nouvelle, that Marilyn Stokes.
and Major Lou were looking for
names for two beautiful identical
girls. The twins and mother are
reported doing well.
George Brierre of the coffee of
fice observed his fete Thursday.'
Jean Desquiron of chicken fame
celebrated his birthday Wednes-

PAGE 30HA SS aD b2 1

Minister Of The... of the members of the press
. (Continued from page one) -Accustomed, during the long
following the December 6th .coup years, to interpret the laws and&
d'Etat the Constitution,. he said, I can
Minister Vilgrain, conservative affirm that a country cannot pro-
and cordial, appeared well-chosen gress without respect of the laws
lor the important and delicate and the Constitution..
function of the portfolio of Secre- He also stated that the coming
tary of State for the Presidency. presidential and senatorial elec-
He spoke of the noble mission tons must take place under legal
which the Press is called upon to and constitutional conditions, and
fulfill when the nation must pass. that the Provisional Government
a crisis, and that his Department will be judged by the results it
is counting upon the collaboration shall have obtained.

(Continued from page one)
.These should at least have the pudor of keeping quiet, ol sweep-
ing in front of their own doors and to recommence, without drawing
attention to themselves, an honest life, for we are charitable enough
to believe them capable of doing so.. the editorial emphasized.
-To those who are shouting their bitterness, in- spite of the most
vulgar'invectives thrown in the faces of those they are accusing of
betraying the social ideal of the people, if in common with them, we
'wish justice, love and fraternity to reign, because we are Christians,
we cannot as they do, desire the use of violence that symbolizes the
faucille and the hammer. Because we are Christians. we carj-niake
the 'revolution' (to conserve their expression) only as Christ did it,
by love and ih using the bible as a basis, the social doctrine of the
Church which the pontifical teachings remind us unceasingly.'
If communism should come to our country, and who would dare to
pretend" that we are pot threatened' we would be exposed to the
Same danger of continued ferocious anid odious persecution, unheed- I
ful of all human dignity and all liberty. Let us not be duped. Let us
remain vigilant. Let us remain ourselves, making our country a prop-
'r and lasting thing ...... .....
The .editorial closed by stating that the destiny of a country, its
eiuty, its happiness are not written in the stars, but in foresight-
Zdness, the willpower and union of it-.; sons. -If-we are in need of
raw material, money and many .other things still, what we heed first
)f all is a supplement 6f soul I
The editorial also recoQmmended that each citizen go on with his
daily duties, of which his civic duty is a part, and to sek to keep
himself under control .. .....
It also warned against those who acting under the favor of the
circumstances turned about-face with surprising agility, and are now
speaking readily to accuse and smear those who they call -favorites.
of '*lie former regime. They also were among the favored, but `quickly
jfo; 't it. They were perhaps not among those who were swinging
the encense burner, but were always ready however to present it
and to hold the handle in order to gather the grains of encense.

The Political Week
(Continued from page 2l i

Foreign Office that their Govern-
ments intended to continue their
friendly relations with Haiti.

The other countries immediate-
ly following up with recognitioni
were Cuba, the Vatican and Co-
lombia. I

Other countries including the
United States are expected to re- '
cognize the Provisional Govern-
ment this coming week.

Although news spread through
the Capital this week that Ex-Pre-
sident. Magloire had gone to Li-
beria, reliable sources in Jamaica
report that Mr Magloire is still
in Jamaica.

Reaction of Tourist Industzry
*The tourist industry has been ,
quick to react to combat the bad
publicity that the recent news re-
ports caused the Republic
throughout the United States.
They convened at the Chamber
of Commerce at 11:30 Saturdayj
morphing. on their second meeting
within the week, on ways and
means to reinstate confidence in
the travel trade in the U.S.

The two meetings of the mem-
bers of the tourist industry were
presided by the Director, a.i of
National Tourism, Mr Guy Lara-

Three thousand copies of the
'Haiti Sun. December 16th issue
were mailed by the Tourist Bu-
reau to the Travel Agencies
throughout the United States and
Canada this week. This edition
had full coverage of the ,Cold






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