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A VIEW of the beautiful
Baie de Henne beach which has
been linked by roc-i with. Go-
naives through the work thous-
ands of peasants working tin
-Coumbites.* Work on the road
is shown in. progress in thie mid
die picture, while at the bottom
uInien. carry water and stones
for the men. working on the
A feature of the whole ape.
ration was the act there were
very few tools with which to
work but the people in their
enthusiasm used those with
which nature had provided them
- their heads and their bare
The UNESCO BABY
Contestr will be held
on Sunday, Dec. 15 1957
h ui Ci n
VOL. VIB Port-au-Prince, Haiti
SUNDAY DEC. 8st. 1957 No. 11
Judge Duvalier Laid To Rest
ed last Thursdc.y morn
ing to pay their last tri
butes to the late Jud-
ge Duval DUVALIER.
father of the President
of the Reputblic whose
funeral took place oil
that date. This picture
gives on idea of the
cortege c.L s it approach.
ed the cemetery where
last ceremonies took
place after impressive
funeral services at. the
In the center, mine-
dihttely behind the
group of.officers who
acted as Pall Bearers
are the President and
Madc.-mne Francois DO-
valier, members of the
ral Antonio Th. Ke-
breau, Chief of Army
Staff, and other Staff
officers of the Army.
"COUMBITE" ROAD OPENS
HEW SCENIC WONDERS
ONE OF THE MOST BEAU-
TIFUL BEACHES IN ALL
HAITI, can now be reached by
wheeled traffic from Port-au-
1 Prince where heretofore only
the adventurous who sailed
around the coast from Gonai
yes or went over mountain
((SUN) SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT)
trails on horseback could en-
joy its mile-long stretch of
firm white sand and crystal
This beach, together with some
of the most attractive mountain
scenery and natural attractions,
including the Source Chaude mi-
neral hotsprings that were known
for their therapeutic value in the
old Colonial days, has been
brought within reach of the ge-
neral public and visitors by Hai-
tian peasants who, working in
their centuries old -Coumbites,> in
voluntary labour, have built a
road one hundred and fifty miles"
from Gonaives to thr nr-th/"
western fishing village of Baie de
On the way, they rebuilt schools
and churches that had been de-
(Continued on page '10)
TOURISM THE BIG PICTURE-XV
This week, the SUN publishes a I forts upon making every single
complete but necessarily abridged one of them unique and enjoy-
version of the Haitian Hospitality able.
Schedules pic-semiited to the inte.- The end result sought by the In-
national Club of Commerce a week i international Club of Commerce is
'hgo Wednesday, in a speech to that each and every individual vi-
that by Mr. W. T. Vrooman, Pre-
sident of the International Coun-
They constitute as an indication
of what can be done to add to the
attractions Haiti has offered to
its visitors, and to improving those
attractions already offered "by
spotlighting attractions in turn,
and by concentrating our best ef-
sitnr to Haiti this winter, leaves
our shores with the conviction that
Haitian Hospitality is a reality, not
a commercial fiction, and with a
determination to return at some
later date to participate in those
events which, due to time limita-
tions, he was unable to enjoy
MN. Vrooman explained, during
his speech, that no one could ex- of the whole, abandoning rivalries I lights; Open-House Feature; and
pect miracles; but that the sche-
dules had been carefully construct-
ed so as to include only events
perfectly capable of being accom-
plished this winter, without signi-
things: first, a willingness upon in-
dividuals in the non-Tourist busi-
ness community to assume respon-
sibility for the management of cer-
tain new ,open-house- features,
following the leadership of the
Club of Commerce Committees,
and. second, a willingness upon
the part of the commercial tou-
rist trade to work for the good
and jealous easnd blocking tactics
in the enlightened self-interest of
the longrange Big Picture, and co-
operating whole-heartedly with
these new forces. For only in this
way can Haiti expect to move into
direct competition with our better-
organized arnd wealthier neighbors.
Lacking money, Haiti must display
uncommon intelligence and a high
degree of leadership and dedica-
tion, to survive; these are the
The lists are separated into three
general classes: Adventure High-
Evening Events. This latter class
is subdivided into three again;
Cocktail Sunset The Dansants,
Evening Galas and "After-lid-
54 SPECIAL EVENTS
With only six duplications, dic-
tated by expediency, the whole list
shows 54 Star Events which can
be enjoyed by our visitors in the
course of each week of the Season.
FThis will be a far cry from the
days when Haiti was known as a
two-day stopover, maximum three.
(Continued on page 6)
PAGE 2 uHAITI SUNn SUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1957
MR. LEON BERTRAND was installed as the new Customs Hiouse
Director, at Port-au-Prince this week. Mr. Bertrand has a long career
in the customs service of the country...
MR. ALCIDE DUVIELLA, former Director of the ODVA (Artibon;.-
toe ,Valley Project) was granted a pension of 720 gourdes per morh
upon his retirement from the post on December 1st...
ENGINEER MARCEL THEBAUD is now at the helm ol the ODVA,
fringing his wealth of experience from Public Works, SCIPA and
many other big project accomplishments, to his new post...
THOUSANDS PAY LAST TRIBUTES AS
PRESIDENT'S FATHER IS LAID TO REST
Judge Duval Duvalier, venerable father of President
Francois Duvalier, w'as laid to rest, on Thursday morn-
ing, with thousands of sympathizing friends f6rmin the
cortege that walked behind the flower-bedecked hearse
from the Cathedral to the Cimetie'r Exterieure of Port-
More than 140 large floral pieces
of natural and artificial flowers
were borne by Army Cadet, school
delegations and Scouts, in the
State funeral ceremnonials.
The President of the Republic
and Madame Duvalier, surround-
ed by relatives, Cabinet members,
thI r,. :ia. th, pI T aifilratvter
.JP KLM is still maintaining its place at the head of the class in Tbu-i Corps, high Arm y gStaff offictiers
'ristie boosting with Company VIP M. W. Boischel dropping in at and members of the Diplomatic
Port-au-Prince this week for further confabs with local tourist mo- Corps, walked behind the hearse
guls. Mr. Boischel, Co-Director of the KLM Caribbean Division was Delegations from all the Govern-
guest of honor at a banquet in Choucoune's -Salle des Glaces, last mental Departments and scholas-
Saturday night., His hosts were Tourism Minister and Madame Jea!n tic establishments filed silently in
Magloire and 25 selected Haitian personalities. In his after-dinner the rear of the huge procession.
speech Minister Magloire spoke on behalf of the group who had been The procession was led by the
The procession was led by the
guests of KLM on its recent trip to Curacao, where Mr. Boischel con- 1ar Bnd he
tribute so much to making their visit to Willemstad, an unforgetta- l.t'arBa m dachme
ble souvenir paid homage at the Cathedral and
SCemetery. General Antonio Th.
KURT FISHER, chairman of the Tourist Shops Assn, offered a Kebreau, Army, Chief of Staff
souvenlr-gift to the KLM official, who expressed his delight and his walked at the side of the Presi-
thanks. A toast in champagne was then proposed for the prosperity dent.
of Haiti and the development of tourism. Mr. John Roosevelt, son of the
late ii S Presidpnt, Franklin D.
MR. DE BREED, KLM's dynamic Manager at Port-au-Prince was
among those at the banquet table...
-LES ZOMBIS', a new book about Haiti, is reported to have been
published in Paris, recently...
JOHNNY WAINWRIGHT (Maison R. Flambert), is now promoted
by his pals to the rank of 'Master of the Road,. Johnny, it would
seem, has Managed to live down his. former title of qTete. Marteau
when he is at the wheel...
,THE HAT', a new addition to the entrance of the old -Hotel de
France, across from Brandt's on Rue du Quai, is attracting everybody's
attention these days. Pedestrians and motorists are warned to watch
out for each other at this corner where all eyes are fastened on this
HAITIAN MILITARY ATTACHES, under the authority of the Chief
of Army Staff, are soon to be named in the Dominican Republic, Cuha,
Mexico, Argentina and Venezuela, it was announced this week...
LESLIE MANIGAT, author and journalist,' is reported to have
resigned from his post at the Foreign Office. He was former Chief of
'SOCIAL SECURITY., official organ of IDASH, is expected to
make Its appearance soon...
MAX ROMAIN, a Lavinia WiUlliams Ballet ,Class luminary, is said
to have missed the show, this week, due to his attack of flu... the
Roosevelt, presently visiting here.
was among the large numbre of
foreign friends of the President
"in the cortege.
At the Cen
and on the advice of his doctors
he was taken to Canape Vert Hos-
pital. There despite the best of
medical attention he passed away
on Wednesday' evening.
From 7:00 o'clock the fo!lowir.,
morning the body lay in state at
the old Cathedral on a catafalque
around which six officers with
crepe arm bands; mounted guard.
At 7:30 A.M. a battalion of the
Garde d'Haiti took its -place' be,
ICntinue ia, n napj 1-M
were delivered by'the Minister of J_______________
Justice, Mr. Th. Nicoleau, and
Attorney Antoine Rigal, President PAN AM TO SUPPLEMIENT
of the Bar Association. The,speak- CA.RIBBEAN AMR SERVICE
ers emphasized the simple life of NEW YORK.- Plans to meet
the late Judge Duvalier, concep- the rush of tourists to the Carib-
tion of duty to his country, his bean from New York during the
long years of sacrifice in the rais- coing iter ar being made by
ing and educating of his only son Pan American World Airways.
after the death of the Judge's wife Beinnin, January 30, a second
when their son was only 14 years
,,daily round trip will be made
old. They referred to the bond of daily round trip will be made
Utintis-on Nw i ui it dZIU riid~U
public Service that existed between
father and son, culminating in
Destiny's bringing that son
first MaIgistrature of the
Judge Duval Duvalier's death
came as a suprise, for the public
had learned only a few days be-
fore that the President's father
had been taken to the Canape
Vert Hospital, after a brief
which confined Him to his
When his condition became
I (Continued from page one)
vastnted three years ago by Hur-
ricane Hazel, rehabilitated wells
that had become blocked by long
years of neglect, improved sani-
tary facilities in tot'ns and villa-
ges, and are now engaged in buil-
ding an airstrip so that the worlJ
may come by air as well to share
the newly revealed beauties of
HANDS AND HEADS
Thousands took part uin the rackl:
overcoming handicaps such as the
lack of tools and transport for ma-
terial by falling back on the acge
the International Co-operation Ad- Wor
ministration in Washington. Sup- ode wei
plies of rice, beans, flour, corn- their (
meal and' dried milk were rushed was tl
to Haiti for relief of the thousands ing ce
who .iad become so weakened by only vl
malnutrition that malaria was. as mai
rampant while their children had the no
hardly a scrap of clothing: So
But despite their condition thesehills
people 'proudly refused to accept
charity. With true understanding,sos
the Haitian members of the teamni grou
hit upon a plan. Those who want- grease
ed to work and -there was a
.- I- .... .. O A _--
UL.' TW~.l [ 11CW I' Ul K dIilU J.'qd3;>d U.
These additional flights will also
be provided December 20-29 and
After Januai y 17, the three-
weekly round-trip tourist flights
from New York to Puerto Rico
and Antigua will be augmented by
two first-class round-trip flights
a week. One of the new flights
will continue to Martinique, Bar-
bados and Trinidad, supplement-
ing the present three-a-week tou-
rist class round-trips to these
kers on the project ga\e
eek to the road and one to
owI occupation whether it
ieir cultivations or burn
charcoal. In this way not
'as the work spread ove%
ny people as possible but
rmal pursuits continued.
in under the impetous of
r nutrition and better .i-
n, morale was rising. The
resounded to the age-old
of the eCoumbiteb as
of fifteend went about'
tasks and the work pro-
UOMMUNQUE from the Department of the Interior on Thursday oid equipment with which Nature great deal to oe oone 7- cou:a uo THE CROWN
informed that Friday, December 6th the schools would be closed to provided them their bare hands so in return for the food which
allow delegations from scholastic establishments to place wreaths at and their heads. So, too, in finding had been offered but wlich they Last Sunday, a group of Ha!-
Sthe foot of the statue of Christopher Columbus... the best grade for the road. A were reluctant to accept as tian officials and representati.
ALAIN TURNIER and GERARD GOURGUE were appointed to Pro- laden donkey was driven uphill gift. ces of the USOM gathered at
fessorships at the Faculte de Droit this week. Mr. Turnier will occupy naturally he fmind the easiest To this the people agreed. Those Baie de Henne after travelling
the chair of Public and Private Financial Sciences, in the Adminis- gradient. And the peasant *en- who were physically unable to from Port-au-Prince by car -
trative and Social Sections. gineers, followed in his wake work would receive relief whic-h the first vehicles to reach the
Mr. Gourgue was given the chair of Professor of Criminal Law, 1t pegging oat the path of the roa. wa iple a beautiful coastal villages nesl-
Year.. was a traditional principle and .ing among the coconut palms.
The Dean, Dr. Clovis Kernisan did a fine job on theinstaation But perhaps the greatest nation, traditional methods were used. There, with thousands who had,
speeches, pointing out that Mr. Turner had specialized at Fisk Uni nal return from this project has in every village and district the taken part in the project, the
rsiypeechees'apbinting- out that Mr. Turner had specialized at Fisk'Uni. been the rehabilitation of an area people themselves decided w'c road was officially inauguraIl.
versity and author of 'The United States and the Haitian roa was officials iagrat
Market. Gourge studied at the Institute of Criminology, in Paris, that only a few months ago, its they regarded as their most u
Mad is t 'athor of 'Juvenile Deinquanc rinology ars subsistence crops stricken by one gent problems a school to be The road, continues on tr
n is t r of the worst droughts .in recent built, a church repaired, wells link the Baie with historic Mule
-X. years, was starving, disease-ridden cleaned, sanitation improved, a St. Nicolas where Columbus
-n' d defeatist road built They selected commi-', first landed in Hlaiti on October
Sees ho ere to coordinate the 18,1492 and hich could be the
Les Cayes can boast a new modern 20-room hotel for tourists end The project owed its start to we 18,1492 and thih could be the r
visitors. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ wok Mrs Mou odetho',eibenfolirtee'r cniins ferry point acerobs tha2 strait
visitors. Mrs. Milou Conde, the owner, is being congratulated for hr-r these very conditions. When. last Thus the road was born. Pre- from Cuba for visitors who went
contribution to the development of Tourism, and her gesture of Ur- April. the conditions in this North- piously the only way the people to drive their own cars .rnm
banism to the interesting city of the South western 1in of Haiti became could get their produce of salt. the United States to Haiti at pre
,known. the Haitian Government dried fish or charcoal to Gon:.:-! sent, Cuba is the furthest.
xx reques:cd representatives of the yes was by coastal sailing boais From Mole St Nicholas tl'e
iUnited States Operatlions MissiN'n -Cabotage:,. These boats were road winds .!on ,. ..- h
The Club International de Coinierce is expected to switch its regu- 'in Haiti (Point IV) to make a built at Baie de Henne. The Coast to Port.-de-Pai\ and to hce
lar Wednesday bull-session and luncheon to Hotel Castelhaiti. The joint survey of the area. boats could not come to the !'i!'s Cap. crowned by the v'orld fanr-
members, by tradition, select a different establishment for thei:- Such were the findings that an so it was decided to take t-' ous Citadelle of Hl,'n:1 Christu-
npoetir-' earh verir ... .. .I. ., ,.., I,.
SUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1957
gUNDAY DEC. Sth. 195'l aHAITI SUN~
special envelope upon which
Should be printed a four-color
Halti pe o se" Trist panoramic landscape shot of Hal
Stian scenery. These scenes
*hlhijlh\lt Iki ^I nlthat the visitor who arrives, goes would be changed for times a
away happy. year, once for each season, and
PIr ject. ies O t11th e would be used during the three
BILL VR nOOMAN GIVES A\N Mr. 'ooman then launched months immediately proceeding
BILL RA GIV S PLAN into the second part of his the advent of the season in ques
TO BUSINESSMEN'S CLUB speech, in which he presented tion. They would be shots spe.
two immediate projects in cially-selected to give the irn-
The Internalional Club of Coin make absolutely flat statement's goo-will of those who are visit-' detail, for accomplishment by pression of ageless beauty, pea.
nerce held an unusually into. about vacationers' likes and dis. I ing d'Haiti now. So far, we have I the International Club of Corn- ce, repose, serenity, and would
resting luncheon meeting at lhi likes, he said: but it is sure that been spending all our time, ef- merce as the only true potential be composed like landscapes in
Lele, having as its honored Haiti must move each year to- i fort and energy in selling and 'Service Club of Haiti. The first painting, without humans or ani-
guests M. le Minister de Tou- ward providing a much more va- promoting the idea of visiting I dealt with the printing and use mals in the foreground, at least
rium Jean Magloire, ans as its tried biU-of-fare. designed to suit Haiti, and none upon insuring by all commercial firms of a As this idea had been summitted
guest speaker Mr. William T all tastes, until the new vaca- in advance of the sppech in the
Vrooman, President of the Inter tion pattern for the Caribbean -- .- -, intere-ts of speed in getting the
national Cluntry Club, w:io spo. is much more clear than it is at -_ "- project started, Mr. Vrooman did
ke on the subject of ,Tourism present.' ') not discus the matter at length,
The Big Picture.. In Haiti's present position, M. ATTENTION HOTELS-RESTAURANTS-CLUB! VS
Vrooman said. there are iew (Continued on page 4)
Mr. Vrooman appealed to t!he physical changes that can be --
leaders of the business cjimnu- made at present, due to lack ol YOU CAN RENT ) .
nity to forget the past and ap. tin'e and monev, but there is F__ ----- _-
ply themselves to a study of l:ie one thing that Haiti can do tal PICK-UP, LOUD SPEAKER AND RECORDS -
future, and to concentrated 'if- no either Island is doing 'dircc- u x
forts to acheive a change in tly: give visitors a truly sincere q ues
thinking about Tourism, to ti,' and intelligent welcome on a t Co
end that the scope of that ii,,- personal basis. k For Your Dances and Parties 04omapd
ing be broadened indefinitely. l ambie
THe PEOPLE r ieasonable Rates
He stressed the difficulties of i s_ 0i
expressing American motivation He further pointed out that )a_ ______
patterns in terms of French vo- sightseeing companies and ho- Aply:- JU1ES, c/o HAITI-SUN
cabulary, and asked the Mer- tels do not gain any profit from Y-1
bers to make a special effort to welcoming guests a side from Phone oji
think in terms of giving the cus- the fact that' their services mav
tomer what he wants, not what be recommended to others: for r S /i / des)// -
we want to sell him. once a person has seen Haiti's '_C. ,... ~.-,,_'..
sights, there is no reason for 1"'' "' | |l*'** ''** '* '" "' "l''|l
eTotrismo, M. Vrooman wen: him to return to see them again.
on to say, actually means osight- Those who return to Haiti are
seeing, in English, and forms those who have in some way' 8
only a part of the total Ameri. come to know something of the E ^"
can dollars spent for vacations, country and its people, behind
The trend in Caribean Travel is the facade of commercial tou- D
definitely toward point-to-point rism. For the long pull, M. Vroo
transportation between home man stated that it must be tho a
and a selected vacation resort business of the entire communi- ."
where the visitor may live his ty to provide the welcome in o" ., o.
own life, take part in any acLi- der that as many tourists as po-1 GUATEM"AA (^a! .- t: X iR ^ 'l /p 1 SS^
cities he chooses, form social sible, visiting Haiti for short pe- iSAN SAtrVAL :.;..'
groups, entertain and be enter- rinods, be converted into ,llai- ito
tamned. 1 tian Vacationerso, for the futu- u- ~ pi~i
THE WOMAN re. The short-term interests o ,MANAGUTA ,
-the entire travel trade. Include. W P.,
Mr. Vrooman pointed out thal
Haiti today offers only sigliht
seeing and shopping to the poa.
tential visitor. FlIe drew a laud!,
when he asked the Member?
how many of them enjoyed d sig-H.
seeing and shop with their w;
yes Psychologically, he pointed
out, it is the woman who is cu-
rious about the country on the
one hand, who, wants to go shop
ping On the other the man is
only too often reluctant, and
reserves his enthusiasm for the
countries in which there is s,-
ing tourist hotels and shops. is
to keep as many tourists movingI
as fast as possible, whereas ltheic
long-range interests 'of the e:iti-
re country are hobest served by
seeking to make American. ; o
contented and comfortable in
Haiti that they will, of their
own free will, choose to ietur'n
and spend significant portion.,
of their lives here, year after
year, and will choose also to
strongly influence their best
friends to return with them
cial activity,. conviciality. pailt- RESORT FACILITIES
cipant activities which he may
join and enjoy, or not join, but He pointed out that tourism : i
watch. In other words, said Mr.' sightseeing business is well-or-
Vrooman, the sightseer want s ganized and, given stability, will
the Taj Mahal with modern improve naturally. But, he point
Plumbing, while the resort. va- ed out, already-established ho-
eationists want White Plaines tels and other enterprises of the
with palm trees, as a very broad service variety are not anxious
generality. They may like to to provide resort facilities and
look at things which are strange, &particularly resort atmosphere,
from a safe and sanitary distan.Kwhich is another type of busi.
ce of course; but they only feel ness entirely. The advent of the
truly comfortable when things true beachresort hotels in Haiti
are as they are at home, but in is certain; but in view of the
different, warmer and more delay, 'some group must step
beautiful surroundings. into breach and make certain
It is extremely difficult to that Haiti gains the positive
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Also, KLM offers a great number of weekly flights to Europe
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accommodations and superb 7-course champagne dinner.
SUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1957
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Page 4 uHAITI SUN~a SUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1957
HAITI ((OPEN HOUSE),...
tContinued from page 3)
beyond saying that this gives Hai- ed, with another week for recu-
ti the chance to get three to four
hundred thousand superbly beau-
tLful four-color photographs into
the hands of potential customers
in a way not available through
any other media, and a way po-
.sessing'tihique penetrating power.
Mr. Vrooman that passed on to
the second, and major proposal,
which dealt with attractions that
Haiti posesses and with most 'Hai-
tians do not even see as attrac-
tions. He asked again that his au-
dience look .at these attractions
through the eyes of the potential
customer rather than their own
' .^ e y es ,
He used the example of Jacmel
Mr. Vrooman said that for eight
years he has been visiting Jacmel
regularly, and for ifve years he
Shas been taking friends, and for
the past two years he has been
-taking all of his vacationers to
Jacmel on a regularly-organized
basis once a week. A visit to Jac-
mel, for the foreign vacationer, is
an ,adventure,, and one in which
he participates. It is therefore
much Inmre than a sightseeing si-
tuation. -Adventurers, lead the
way; 'sightseers- follow, he said;
this Is travel history. He finds Jac
mel unterly charming in its very
unaffectedness, its. lack o, com-
mercialism, its *other-world, qua-
lity. He photographs it from all
angles, of course; but because he
is a participant, treasures the re-
sults for the memories of a per-
Ssonal experience, rather than of a
pretty scene or an unusual human
or animal. In other words, said
Mr. Vrooman, we must open up
Haiti to the visitor, so that it has.
a chance to make an emotional
impact upon him, rather than con-
fining his scope and so insulting
him from reality that his impres-
sions are objedlive and intellec-
tual only. From the latter view-
point, Haiti is only too likely to
come off second-or third-best
when compared with her neigh-
bors from a purely material stand-
Mr. Vrooman went on to say
' that the Jacmel visit has been
'the highlight of the.entire Hai
tian visit to all of his guests
and that the reason no one else
had thought to present it in tOis
way was a difference in view-
port. cWhatever else a visit to
Jacmel may mean to my Haitian
colleagues,* Mr. Vrooman said,
the one thing it does not mean
is an adventure.
Mr. Vrooman then went on to
explain that by simply high-iipht
ing, or spot-lighting attractions
which Haiti already poscsses,
but which are not properly re-
edgnized here, he had const:i-u.-
ted a weekly schedule of V.arii-ild
activities consisting of fifty-one
separate and distinct oltf ri-;i.,
to suit every taIte, and so ariti,
god that in order for a person ,
to waark his wtty thLroug"L t'),'I
all without r1clcal U ii 'liiusm'. .1
two-week st.ly tnuld Ibe !''qiu:-
operation, sightseeing and shop-
ping. And this, Mr. Vrooman
pointed out, was not only possji.
ble, but easy, in a country whiL:i
is said by a good. many tra-.ic
agents and tourists who have
visited Haiti, to be one in whici
there is nothing to do.,.
Mr. Vtfooman presented cat.r'
gories of offerings: oAdventu.'-
Highlights.), Open-House Fe.Lu-
res-' and Spot1ight on Stars an.'
Bars. He presented to the C'.j.
easy-to read diagrams, inmoL. 4
upon a board, showing the v iv
In which every hour of the d-..
for the entire week was cover.
with at least one attraction an.
sometimes three or four.
Under *Adventure l-HighlightLk
seven specially spotlighted trips
are offered, only one of whii-'.
is presently offered by the t.a-
vel trade : on Mondays, a day
picnic cruise to Isle Cabrit; on
Tuesday, the trip to la Citadelle
on Wednesday, a horseback e-
ploring trip through rural HaiUi
in the foothills behind the. In-
ternational Club. On Thursday.
a day air excursion would be ar-
rang&d to visit the BauxiLe
Plant at Miargoahe, including a
drive to the pits at 4,000 pat
and a picnic lunch and a swim
at the pretty little beach near-
by. On Friday, a special-day pic-
nic trip would be arranged to
visit Lake Peligre and the new-
SMystery Luncheon Fligiht,
would be arranged covering a
two to three hours flight oveC
Haiti and an unaaounced (but
previously-planned) stop would
be made at one of the provin-
cial cities for a gala luncheon
attended by local dignitaries.
On Saturday, the say air ti-)p
to Jacmel and the Beaches
would complete the week-s *A'l.
venture Highlight* series Es-
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SUNDAY DEC. Sth. 1957
5L~DA DEC. 8th. 1957 uHAlTI SUNa Page 5
THilE HAITIAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER
Community Weekly Published Sunday Morning
EDITOR-PUBLISHER BERNARD DIEDERICH
GERANT-RESPONSABLE PAUL E. NAJAC
THOUSANDS of Hait'an peasants, working out their own
rehabilitation after their drought stricken fields bad con-
demned them to virtual starvation, have given to their fellow
countrymen what is potentially one of the richest Tourist at-
We publish today the story of the road to Bate de Henne
built Iirtually with their bare hands and which must always
remain a tribute Haitian refusal to accept defeat even in the
THIS GRJEAT project is also an example of what can be
accomplished by the people of this Republic given the right
leadership and understanding help. The forefathers of these
peasants, looking down from the surrounding hills, must have
heard with pride the music of the Coumbite, songs telling
of a task engaged upon in comradeship for the common weal.
THUS these men and women have become worthy of those
\Iho nurtured them. That is the true aim of a nation to be
worthy of its forebears and to be blessed by its children.. The
rest of the nation joins in saluting the people of this North-
western district who have written a new page in Haiti's his-i
uTHE HAITI SUN) joins in offering its sincere condolen-
ces to the President and members of his family on the death
of Judge Duval Duvajier. It must have been a measure of
consolation on the part of father and son that at least Judge
Duvalier's life was spared long' enough to see his son inaugu-
rated into the highest post to which a man may be called to
serve his country.
IN THE light of this week's sad event the President's tri-
bute of filial piety in his Inauguration Address comes back
With added force. (At this moments, he said referring to his
father who was present, probably the most moving in his
life, he must be experiencing a flood of moral satisfaction.
The family legacy of honesty of purpose, of nobleness of cha-
racter and love of the public welfare ... shalI be, my cons-
tant regard so that in my comportment in carrying out the
affairs of State I shall endeavour to enrich that legacy and
hand it over undimmed...)
THAT SOLEMN obligation has been sealed and made more
sacred by death, but in offering our condolences we do so
not so much to the President of the Republic as to the son
who has lost a father and who has still with him the constant
comfort of the memory of a life worthily lived.
DIRECT' PASSENGER AND FREIGHT SERVICE
PORT. AL-PRINCE NEW-YORK
ALL ROOMS WITH
250 POUNDS BAGGAGE
Haiti Blood Bank Drive La Iuched In The USA-
By W. K. KELSEY, in the -Detroit News",
YOU DON'T HEAR much nowa-
days about the need for donations
of blood. Only by chance has the
Commentator learned that the Al-
bert Schweitzer Hospital at Des-
chapelles, Haiti, wants a conti-
nuous supply of healthy American
IN NEED OF BLOOD
To the Editor: Commentator
kelsey's column on the new Al-
bert Schweitzer Hospital, in Haiti,
interested me greatly. Having lived
in Port au Prince fotar the past 10
years, 1 know how desperately
the Mellon Group needs donations
of blood for the hospital.
The Commentator gives a very
accurate account of that need and
the conditions under which the
hospital operates. Mnder 9r. Ivel-
lon, physicians are giving notonly
their experience and knowledge
but, because the need is so great,
they often give their blood The
splendid work they are doing de-
serves our support. A donation of
blood to the Albert Schweitzer
Hospital is something every indi-
vidual can contribute.
The small republic of Haiti
needs our help. Mr. Kelsey has
described the .conditions in Haiti
and I can add. the thought that
Haiti is a beautiful country with
citizens of dignity, courtesy and
a courage that is remarkable.
Port au Prince, Haiti.
northeast of Port-au-Prince, Haiti'sI The Albert Schweitzer Hospital
capital. The river is being deve- is not large according to Detroit
loped for power and irrigation. In standards, but it is the biggest in
the lowlands near the sea there is Haiti. It can handle 75 bed pa-
a large opportunity for the pro- tients, but its principal work is
duction of rice. The valley is over- with outpatients, about 700 a
populated, some 250,000 people oc- week. They come from miles
cupying 600 square mlies. around, on foot, on horse or
burro, or carried' on litters. To
THE NEED IS ENORMOUS maintain the idea that the hospi-'
OVERPOPULATION i Haiti's tal is not a charity, each patient
great problem. It keeps the coun- is charged one gourde, worth 20
try poor; money is lacking for cents in our money, but quite a
schools. Poverty and ignorance price when one has nothing. N4o-
breed bad health. Too many chil- body is turned away; the debt
dren are big-bellied because of goes on the books, and in time
undernutrition and malnutrition, the patient usually pays up.
The child death rate is high; the A farm has been given the hos-
superstitious practice of dressing pital by the government, on which
the navels of the newborn with it expects to raise eventually near-
mud results too often in tetanus, ly all its food. The tenant farmers
Injuries not properly attended to are being instructed in niodern
for lack of doctors, or wrongly methods. A tuberculosis sanata-
treated by the inexpert, may be- rium and an orphanage are in
come crippling or fatal. Blood, view. Nurses' aides are being
and plenty of it, is the weapon trained in the hospital. Says a
needed in the battle against dis- brochure:
ease. (Continued from page 12)
THE BAIE DE HENNE
To messrs. Henry Brignac &
Dear Sirs :
Its for me a real pleasure to
know you are the promoters of
the change and the new hope
for Bale de Henne, the little
f ..- .. .._.. __ ... h -'____.
blood for its important work in lutown were I was -orn.
The great interest you bring
that Negro nation, the first cons- The reat interest you brin
titutional republic in the world there by the equipment already
established by black men. realized and that to cornea wonr
established by black men.
deful scope in the field of ceo-
Everybody up to date know .
nomy never equalled since thi
about what Dr. Albert Schweitzer Administration of the late Pre
Administration of the late Pre-
has done in Lambaren6, in French ent Hyppolite. Your action
sident 1Hyppolite. Your action
-Equatorial Africa, battling tropi- will always be remembered be-
cal diseases am ong the natives, ^ y _
cal diseases among the nativscause of your aim : the well-
setting an example in modern, being of the Community whosL
.educated humanity So the hospi- needs are known to everybody.
i tal in Haiti. built by Gwen Grant You want also education to be
and William Larimer Mellon, and scattered in the region and
opened in May, 1956. bears his your dynamic power you put
Snaimec. and is doing the same si-t into concrete a school for bet.
i of world ter teaching.
Dr. Mellon is a grandnephew af I Owing to you Baie de I-lc iin
Andrew Mellon. the Pittsburgh ci- is now linked to Gonaives by a
pitalist who for 10 years was se-1 practicable road. Witin a shoiz
cretary of the treasury in the ca.- while, it will be the turn of je
binets of Presidents Harding. Coo-i1 M6le-Gonaives. The good sanilt.
lidge and Hoov'er Dr. Mellon's fa-i atin, the landing strip, the pro-
Ilher was also named William La- ject of building of Hotels will
imer he was head of Cul oil!complete the list of attraction.-
rimer. he was head of Gull Oil;. .
,friendly appreciation of our
joint efforts on behalf of the peo
pie of the North West Peninsu.
lar, especially of Baie de Aenne
However, I must point out
that we were only doing our job
as coordinators in carrying out
the Work-for-Food Projects--
which were inaugurated by the
representatives of our govern-
ments for the simplification of
the surplus food donated th'
simplification of the distribution
of the surplus food donated by
the American People for th nee
dy in undeveloped regions.
The people, themselves, who
actually did the work, toillng,
for long hours under the Tropi-
cal sun, are those to whom th'
real credit is due for the trul
,m a r v eI lo u s accomplishment'
which we have only superviseil
On our last trip for the dedi-.
nations of the new roads, the cli,
pels, schools &c by the Dire.
tor of USOM and his staff an '
- se veral important officials t'
your government. we were trr
ly astonished at the results nr
the few months of work by tho.
se wonderful people. Over two
hundred kilometers of new
roads, several schools and cha-
pels, and numerous sanitary pri)
jects have been completed; i.."
men and boys working with oniy
'"^ -" 'o.'.,. and a prominent figure in Penn- wic Haiti can offer to tours pick and shovel and the rock'.
'an.--- .MayI ask you to receive my lolli g
V-0.., sylvania politics And his father i d being carried on theheads of the
w as James R Mellon. Andy's brO wI worsn.
,r"nr done here. IOur arrival at each schedule.]
:' ,, ,../. ther, known or his w\it, his chart.
Kr. .... __ Andr, M tayer stop was greeted bopa
Th wrorTncnnci on i th 32 Rue du Centre ly by the entire populace hear-
I ,N.0E hospitals, and for the Church of
Sthe Wilderness, which he- built in. R EPLYty expressing the slnceren
WPY ergrattitude. But to you I want to
Westmoreland County, Pa., in me- Andre Metayer, I w say that it was at the beautify'
ouely 3 Days To NeT e hnork 6mory of his wife, Rachel Hughey Rue du Centre No. 32 al e n a e c
!Bale de Henne that our welco-
Larimer, as a nonsectarian chapel, Dear Sir ime climaxed everything else
Accurate information at office of Panama Line ONLY a replica of the Tomb of Rachel in On behalf of Henry Brignae Ialong the entire route. Here, in
INQUIRE OUR REDUCED RATE ROUND-TRIP Bethlehem, Palestine. and myself, to whom your kind a forgotten corner of Haiti, iso-
SEA-.A1R TICKETINC ARRANGEMENTS The Albert Schweitzer Hospital letter in the Nouvelliste of Nov. lated ever since Its settlement
lies midway in the valley of the 29th. was addressed, I wish to because of the lack of any sort
.ue Abraham Lincoln Telephone 3062 Artibonite River. about 35 miles express our thanks for your (ContInued on page 10)
sUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1957
,age 6 ,HAI.-SU.
TOURISM: THE BIG PICTURE -XIV
(Continued from page one)
SUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1957
3y going through the list care- On the other hand, there will men from the States by the
fully, two extreme eases can be be many who will already have 'thousands: the opoprtunity to see
no.ed. First, there will surely be been booked for three days only. work-inprogress in Haiti and to
some strong man (and lady) among The schedules have been carefully talk to the men doing the work.
our visitors who will make an arranged so that, in addition to the Now if there is any human trait
S.tempt to cover all events, plus normal sightseeing, it is highly which is noticeable amog Amer-
i.ormal sightseeing and shopping, unlikely that an average couple ican businessmen, i is that which
. Jaxing and acquiring a tan. can visit Haiti this winter without leads him to assert that no matter
Readers can calculate that such a running across at least one inte- how well a thing is begin; done,
L.uple would require three full resting event in which he or iie- !he can do it better'. This j: the
Seeks in Haiti to accomplish the would find an unusual attraction, only standpoint from which one
task, which is more like the dura- Moreover, there are so many at- may regard our undevelopcI tatc
ton-of-stay figures we must aim ,ractihe events listed that it will as an asset rather than a liability
at. surely be almost an invariable Every American bpasnessman who
-- -~- ---- experience ihat a couple will leave i visits Haiti now, has that ol'l sub-
S regretting the fact that they had conscious certainty, that L.'uld,
.5 O S BOMLO RBIC.E to miss some event in which they if given the chance, improve
..OUIST BOOM PRESICIED would have liked to participate. things. This is all -very well, but
.Y J'CA HOTEL OWNER This builds repeat business two in order to sharpen hib interest,
ways: first, we make the customer he must be exposed u ihe hald
John Pringle, one of Jamaica's interested in Haiti and most happy 'facts. Progress in Haiti is difficult
i.ey.resort owners and promoters, with his reception; and, second, because.
as predicted a $ 150,000,000 toi- he 'leaves the table a little bit Let us assume that this year Petion yule
isom aig h ex ie ugyPetion Ville
ism boom during the next five hungry', so to speak, one thousand businessment attend f -B. for your small child
ears in the British West Indies. It has o'.tcn been said, for ex- luncheons of the Cluf of .Com- .. bl, Vaccination of other children
ample, tha, our large collection meree. If only one percent one doesn't protect your child
He said that more than $48,- of small hote,, offers less iooms hudred men come up with ideas |. .- Ever) member of your family
...... up to 40 years old should be
00,000 will be spent on new ho- than a good many Miami Beach beneficial to our State in a prac- aupto 4acc0natedagriost paralytic
I vaccinated against paralytic
el construction alone in the is- Hotels otfei individual., tical, money-making sense, the k polio
and Federation by 1960. Henry Kaiser, in Honoiu;u, is entire Hospitality Program will I..- ... Amierican Medicc-l Assocation
headed toward the world's largest have been worth the worth, wit- .. American Academy Of Pediatrics
.American and Canadian. indus- Resort Hotel with 2, 200 rooms, out any of tha jther benel!ts. And IME American Academy
rialists have already invested Yet even Kaiser, when he is finish- the Haiti Sun believes that manyII IoN SECOND Of General Practice
isavily. in resort development in ed, will not be able to offer twenty of our problems will melt away if THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION
he area., explained the 31-year- eight separate, distinct and undu- we expose them to the strong sun- THE NATIONAL FOUNDATIONsafe
Ad entrepreneur, aand we can ex- plieated, twenty-eight highly-indi- light of common-sense and a nqw T S a ie isa
iduaizedentrtaimen evets pproh FOR INFANTILE PARALYSIS
ect considerably more of this ca- vidualized entertainment events approach. 301 East 42nd Street, New York.
ital, inspired by what we call between 4 PM and 4 AM seven In another, and perhaps equally RUSSO FRERES 17, N. Y.
coconut' Tree Thinkings,,. to be nights in the week. ----- ----
nvested in the near future. Our most formidable night- life
neslinthecompetitor in ?e West, Indies is
He ient on to say that tourism Ha such l
Variety, sucht change-of-pace, snch
the keo se in hotril c movement, such change in atmos-AR
agricultural expansion bf the is- here from hour to hour, is not
hands. 'No businessman dnn sit possible. B' a bold, unorthodox 1
oin a white sand beach without and imagninative program such as
thinking about business., he said. ours, Haiti can offer a night-life
aHis thoughts may be on a resort program for its visitors which will
hotel, a paint factory or perhaps be sure to please a very large
an ore mining operation. The proportion of those visitors for
West Indies offer incentives to whom night-life is a major va 1
foreign capital ... that make it tion goal -- and they're many.
easy for him to turn these ,Coco-
nut0Tree thoughts into profitable tHAcrITIAN VACATION
realities. JOSEPH NADAL and Co. DIST IBUTEUBS
H p t t i At the very least and this is I,,,
HOTELS DEEMED VITAL true of the whole program- Haitir- "-P"'t"l-""".""trr' "
can now step forward and enter A CA
-The sharp rise in hotel cons-'into the advertising battle ont( HAYTIAN N SUGAR
traction is vital to the West In- higher ground. AA R C O A N
dies', he noted. -This influx of No longer do we have to think S 0 4
new industry together with the in terms of advertising a 1954- )
resort boom have created an un- model Haiti in a 1958-model world S C i N-
precedented demand for We now have a new central idea, Authorized Capital. 200000
peeetddmn fo co-a new theme, upon which to re-'-
modations, particularly fo~r Amer-ane thmuowictor- ,'-
atinsi particlrlo Ame- build our international prestige: .(
icans. I 'Haitian Hospitality in the Grand i( Port-au-Prince, Haiti
'Last year, U.S. and Canadian o1
tourists spent some $24,000,000 With this theme go several
in Jamaica. and another $S13,000; sub-themes, principal among which _etIde
000 in Trinidad, Barbados and the is thecreatio n of the idea of the (
other British Islands.. -Haitian Vacation.. This can be Planters and manufacturers
He predicted that these figures used to create four separate and'b, '
will be doubled in the net three distinct advertising campaigns, m
years. properly spaced throughout the ( a tSINE HASC( ,
year, based upon the operation of 'l E HA C
M.four separate and distinct sets of r
Mr. Pringle controls six hotels attractive events based upon th- -(
in Jamaica and is currently build-Iseasons of the 'ear and their"IN REFINED SUGAR HASCO CRYSTALS
ing two others including the 100 a
natural charms in Haiti: and this T
room Cass Montego. opening J:-',: i potentially them rnsv aluablea SE REFINED SU AR POPU AIRE
nuary 15 in Montego' Bay. His in-l hel.r h utras\eIepr..- : --
teress. icludng ;then"' for the future. as %%e despera
terests, including Round Hill, t1, yneed ,seai.,S business -IS S .[U,". pE R Gy BUILDER ,
Sunset Lodge and Bay Roe. are i Stcond. but almost r4 impor.(E L .' --
represented in ihe U. S. and Cal:-.It.n, for the long pull. is the sub-,--
da by Robert F. Warner. theme that will pull i business-
impurrlant way, this th:'me must
bear fruit. The moic people of
sian;ing in the Unirted States who
can he brought into something
approaching intimate contact at
first hand with some of Haiti's
problems, the more sympathic
shall be our treatment abroad.
Quod erat demonstratum.
(Continued from page 11)
W lAT" THE DOCTOR. SAYS A.ROUTJ
1001 Tempratures Dif.
ferentes. Tous les de-
gres de chaleur quo
vous puis~iez di ircr,
Pilotes Minuscules. Qui
- n'echauffent pas le
four et economisent Ic
Four modble Built-In Tropigas
Pour ceux qui apprfclent leur confor t cc
m-ele tous les commioditds.
Rechauds. Deux, quaEre
ou six richauds auco-
Four Economrnatic. Le
pendule contr6ole auto-
matiquemen t le temps
Une Pompe k air frais.
Protege le visage con.
tre la chaleur qui se di.
gage du tour.
Trois richauds en in.
Grande flammine pour
friture rapide. Flamme
nioycr.ne pour ibulli-
tion re-trASi4 Biass
eIs inc.. chaue' lasns [It
(fal, guire dvlr.aiF
ly a un rouw TROr-YA
b.a porido doe ch/aquo bour o
Voyez voiro dlstribulur TROPIAt
---m- o-r>0 -i i*wm 4 4 4 0 aaaII U P
... .. -* t
Soo I e re $l WliS- ve tte.rvilleuse cuisine automatique mocderne
-- TROPISAS h encastrer dans le mur
Pae8uHr UN UDA E.8t.15
*e Com tely iQu- condirolled
* 6nkWlWuloU CuI/6
XA -u/oOwA (iQfmo 0AWfe
wIt-, id'1r PT.%
I~ "Th &AAo-t xl&ie o~suo~
I Cffzain 'Fup Imnxwnp 1. 2l Vewo5
ooo t6e Bay entwe C,
the Valley o&9 CanapeVeot and t6e
tA' 3 eden k /duts roAm PORT9PRINICE,
iNr1EelHE SAME MANAGEMENT A5 HOTEL CHOUCOUNI
The WorId-Fa.nmousBea.utt Products
On Aeo'Ot o
ONLY 15 SHOPPING DAYS
Here yCU ar'e with Chlristlm--i some ecICi inlciud? a mat.!.iii
just 15 days oif, and you're still pin. But the weather is cod u,j
wondering what to get for a laJ: i here so let's hastn sout:i aund.
Sor two. You've no problem real- see what there is to offer ai
ly, we know what you can be,and that level.,Stopping off in Aus
right away. Start out first thing tria we can find petti-po:nt je.
tomorrow morning and go to the welry Just imagine earrings anI
.international jewelry). counter pins of quaint petti-puint v..)k
- a name we've dubbed it sinec But they re available and \ery
there are some 7 countries re- popular ton. And now' at lost .,'
p -ese.'nted in separate jcwelr. re clinking wine glasses in 'un-
collection. And if the countries ny Italy admiring the braUc'ei;
are varied, you can imagine tihe and earrings they have Tics
variety in jewelry itself there are of deep bodied co'or, off-
is really everything you rould hape beads with hand pa.ti'-d
think of from silver to ccri- floral designs on eachl bead with
mics .. to pettit-point! makes them a perfect accent '!o
so many costumes. TIle mat.h-
Grab a beret and let's look
at the French collection these
pieces are hand done by Andrea
Barzot of Paris, a lady within
quite a reputation! She's world
famous for her ceramic work ir
what you're seeing now is gua
ranteed to please. The work is
ceramic on a copper base but
ill's been fired and retired tV
give the unusual crusty look an!
the special chemical treatmew'
accounts for the weird colors.
Each piece seems to have .run,
a bit and caught the material
and color on a set-in stone whkii
gives that wonderful textured
quality to all of her things.
Throw off the beret, grab a soi.i
Ing earrings are hanging clus- .
ters of small matching bead- / .,/ I, I.:r_. l.
Well now we've made (oiur '.. 7/
shopping list and see how in1y a1
lucky people you can take -a' A
of with jewelry around thie
world Incidentally, you'll up'-.r i
elate, the free port prices on
on these pieces which rneans
that two. three, may ba inmujie
giftA s Ih o u I d be settled
right now. The .recuive''s Vill
lave wonderful surtwprises v-it- I IltHE BEER tHAT MADE MILWAUKEE FAMOUS
oing them Christmas morn::ilg
when the:, open your pie- ent; JOS. SCHLITZ BREWING Co.,
and find jewelry with a foreign MILWAUKEE WIS,
flavour. BROOKLYN N. Y.
LOS ANGELES CALIF.
'l~lllf~lltilllilhilli~ili~lli~lliilliili~iii~iii~ii..ii... n. .1. ii..11....11 .11 ,.1. .
brero and we're South of thelfly A NEW SH W'1'
border, down Mexico way., And .,. '
don't those Mexican artists have S_(
IT'S BAMBOCHE TIME!
a way with silver.' Just look at I AMB H T M
thle wonderful hand worked -
pieces, that thunder hubd nec- NEW SHOWV
klace tor instance, or the iri m
/:odiac disc with silver figure o:n
!ea green Mexitcan jade base. IN TH
,You're hound to please somnt'
I lucky Miss or Mrs. with Mexi.a'-it ,
i, silver jewelry. Unless .he', H OT EL R IVT IER A 'C
more the Portuguese typL', for ; U u I A
Their silver is thin and ol "I ,
most oriental in flavor. rheBamboche Room-
have nek laces and bra-ee, I eBamboIhe Room,
with row upon row of si'vc .i
work as in a flower petal, el tStarring Haitian Songstress
the whole thing is made of tinvy -So
lines of silver completely open i E
to give that lovely airy qu';ly. EI.-
L ((METSOU ))
=. Every Night -xcept Monday
Get out the wooden houes
then let's head for Holland and '
the famous Delft blue. Its. avai- ,..,
able in jewelry too you knjw'v ll llllllllllll llllllllllllllllltlll lll lll lllllll lllllll llllll lll
and handsomely so in one bra-
celet and pin set with small eir- HAITI'S MOST MODERN
clets of blue enamel placed ca
ruefully alonu g the silver ia' .. : .,i t -,--i .' ',... '
Well since we're in HollanJd I.,'s -.A -X .. '.-.
slip out of the clogs tie on a mui
Her and head up north to Den- "
mar k where Fr'omm is w i .n "_'
to s!'ow us their special enan..!
work. The designs are color s .. _a
bright with gold trim and theC ,
Various patterns are minall it,
,Tze yet .,s l' % set I to 'II '." a
a',-lool: one tis a pale g:'an ..
leai" n.',iern'. another a 'e,
Cloud-burst sel. and there'S:.nt-
her green et In a Shapt-o 0 "'_ .
dirp.-. "'Thoy'rI e,:quisitelv ..&,'o This is The Finest and Fastest Scrvicc in
and 'so daint% and ln ernith,
'rhey're boxed sets with neck- TIlE CAIRIBBEAN
lace, bracelet, and earring.a. and, Branches In downtown Port-au-Prince and Petion-Ville.
I : ..
Branches In down tow'n l'ort-au-Priiicc :ndr Pe-ionid,;
SUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1957
.DC ..- 1.1P age 9
fiRT & CURIJ HOP
Which has the best imports from all the co rners of the world. You can save up to 6(0%
from U.S. prices with your duty tree allow nce of $200. over 48 hours and $500 over
12 days outside U.S.A. Fisher's will be a real shopper's p.iradise. Not only free port prices
but modest mark-utip, because everything isconcentrated in one large building. Are your
biggest assets in niying at Fisher's.
i-islir's, the Aimerican's favorite shop where
ill prices are clearly marked on every item.
Where a well-trainedil and courteous staff will
help you to solve your shopping problems.
Where checks and foreign banknotes are accep
ted, andti your purchases shipped. We will glad
give you free information about U.S. customs re
gulations and shipping costs.
MAIN FLOOR OF FISHER'S SHOPPING CENTER
Guerlain Liberty of London Fabrics
Boulton andl P'orrin Gloves Ilawick
Scotland Cashinire Sweaters Lubin
Balinein Weil Knize Gritffe Perfumes
\apoieon Godet Louis De Salignae Cognacs
SIlarquis Dc 3Montesquieu Armagnac -- De Kuyper
Liqueurs Aalbor Aquavit Danish Pore"-
lains and Silver Spalding of England
~THE BEST NAMES I.N
Liqueurs Brandies .
Art Porcelains A
Royal Copenhagen F
Bing & Groendahli
Royal Vienna- Augarten 00
Lalique and bohemian Crys
Marcel Frank Atomizers
sikal Shoes Bags
'l rtisc Shell Jewelry
TIHE WORLD FAMOUS EMBROIDERY FLOOW
COMPLETELY AIR CONDITIONED
"ElrE -MAHOGANY AND NATIVE IIA\'NDCRAI.FTS rIOI
::=, "~ =' BSE- -'-^IISS'^S --^-
'.!aitian Embroidered Dresses Blouses skirts
men's shinls Cui)ani Guaaliaera Shirts -
at lian Silk Scarves- Swiss Handkerchiefs -
'able Linens Bead,, Bl Petit-point Bags
..;-Cashmi-re Sweater- Pcrrin (;',,'es Liber-
Mauogany quality goods from oui own workshops
Sisal and Straw goods -- Vodoo Drums Dolls Hats
records s Books Film[ Place Mats
lSt-,DAV DEC. 8111. 1957
, .. .. ., ... .. .,......,
Page 10 ,,HAITI SUN,,
BAYEUX BOYS MAKE BEAUTY aitian Born Son of
'Former U.S. Vice-
FROM SCRAPS Consul Weds at
On display in the UNESCO
Center Window, Citi de 'Expo-
sitlon, are locally made objects
by the Bayenx Shool Boys.
This display was the initiative
of Mr. Rodrigue Eugene, 40-year
old teacher at Bayeux School,
self-taught specialist on straw-
weaving and under whose direct
tion the works were manufadtu
Mr. Eugene was born in Cap
Haitien, the son of the late Mr.
Rodule Eugene whose gift for
straw weaving he inherited.
He is the manufacturer of the
sewing machine ,HUMIMERNI.
GA, of which he made or wel-
ded all the parts except the
needle., The machine is named
after his five children:
HU ghette, 13 year-old
MIchelle, 2 years
MERcie, 3 years
NI cole, 8 years
GAbrielle, 5 years.
Other items of interest were
* in the display were :
Summer hat made of a fiber
called locally cTorchon,
a pair of patent leather
shoes also made by Mr. Eu-
beautiful Church candles
made of beeswax.
Mr. Eugene whose ideal iA tCie
development and advancement
of his country, started to world:
on straw at the age of 10. HI
was formerly a teacher at the
Chartard School before being
transferred to Bayeux in Au.
gust this year.
The Bayeux School whs started
by the Department of Education
4 or 5 years ago. The students at
tending the courses and who
board at the school were recruit
ted in the five departmental dis
tricts of Haiti, three from each
department. Its aim is to give
basic knowledge to peasant boys
on methods that will develop
their skill and ability, enable
them to cope with their local
rural problems, and so improve
the peasant's life generally."
SMOOTHER... BETTER... ECONOMIC
PARKERS PENS AND PENCILS
Are Good'As Gold
TRY A PARKER PEN TOMORROW
ASK FOR PARKER PEN AND PENCIL
THE PEN THAT IS DESIGNED TO BRING YOU
YEARS OF SERVICE
IT SUITS YOUR TYPE OF WRITING, i
Miss Joan Marie Egnot, daugh
ter of. Mr. and Mrs. George H
Egnot of Connellsville, Pennsyl-
vania, and SpeciaList James Al-
fred Thompson, 1st Army, sonl
of retired Vice Consul and Mrs. I
Leonard E. Thompson of Port-au
Prince, now resident in Burling
ton, New Jersey, were married
on Nov. 9 at Fort Dix, New Jer-
sey. The Nuptial Mass was cele
brated by Father James P; Ma-
honey, 1st Lieutenant, Chape-
lain's Corps, United States Ar-
The bride was graduated
from Connellsvtlle High Schoo.
in 1950, and from the Moore Ins
titute of Art and the Penn-yl-
vania Academy of Fine Arts in
Philadelphia. She is at presen-.
a member of the American Red
Cross, assigned to Fort Dix.
The groom was born in Haiti
in 1933, and travelled excensi-
vely with his parents. He is a
graduate of the Union School of
Pott-au-Prince, Archmere Acade
my in Delaware, and St Fran
cis College, Loretto, Pennsyhlva.
nia. He is a member of Tau Kap-
pa Epsilon Fraternity. Jimmy
had his own television
show on station WJAC-TV,
LES PLUS BELLES MOSAIQUES
HAITIENNES \ 4
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paott appatdeint las detsl cic n
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^ the talented work of Master-Craftsmen who Lhave faithfully %
i^ ~adapted the automobile to the ideal of modern life.
^ ~STUDEBAKER has developed the conception of automo-<
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^ Quite a number of factors will make you appreciate the
E< additional advantages offered you by STUDEBAKER, the car
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^The onaly' American car combining elegance and sturdiness
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SUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1957
Johnstown, Penna., while stil! and entertainer on the hospit':j
in college, and has appeared on radio station at Fort Dix.
nation-wide television programs. The newly weds are at hom
He is at present an announcer in Beverly, New Jersey.
On the occasion of its third anniversary, 0 S 0
B V A N C 0 is offering to its kind customers TWo,'
ROUND-TRIP TICKETS FOR A TRIP TO CUBA via i
the Compagnie ",CUBANA DE AVIACION,,.
I A numbered Sales Slip will be given to each
customer on purchases from one pound of meat ($.30) up.
The winning numbers will be those corresponding
to the first two winning numbers of the Extraordinary
Drawing of the Loterie National for the month of De-.
Claim Your Tickets beginning November llth.
GOOD LUCK TO THE HAPPY WINNERS
TOURiSM: THE BIG PICTURE..
L .' i .. i ) p 61 b
THE IMAGINATIVE R
The -Haiti Sun- has b
conscious ol a rather re
reaction to the schedule
cd. It must be remcmb
it is not a hard-and-fast
presents mei-;y a series
gesUons grouped sour
rather precisely around
fact. One would think
advance public reaction
one of alarm, of negatii
verse and perhaps score
mnen1. on the part of t
personalities whom we
think of as leaders
The surprising thing
been the lack of such a
but of the upsurge of
reaction. We have beer
great many times why h
thought to include thi:
other event, why not sug
more activities. As a
fact, had we centured o
realms of the immediate
ble, we could easily ha'
the size of the list.
Therefore, readers, as lh
ithe schedules, showed
imaginations and visu
only how the presently
events might be indivit
proved,, but how new e'
be created for a Spring
for a Summer list.
The deadline for Sprin
-ing is only six weeks av
pressure; and a calmly -
tinely- conceived Sum
paign should be in the
the 1st of February, at
The .Haiti Sun' shall
your suggestions and p
many of them as it is al
months to come, to the
Haiti shall begin, as so(
sible, to realize her full
in the field of Caribbear
Tuesday 47 Noustas
Picnic cruse, isle a cabrit Monday 10-4 Vrooma:i Centre d'Art (Duplication) Preview showing Wednesday
een made Citadelie Cap-Haitien Tuecsday 9-5 Com'd't 4-7 Peters
remarkable da Nord(?> Sand Cay cocktail cruise ICC Schedule Thursday 4-7
as print- Ilorseback exploration Ri.i'rc Froid country Wednesday Vrooinan
ered ;hat b 12 Fequiere Montana Friday 4-7 Francis
one: it re iMiragoine Reynolds exploration & bcachi picnic Thursday Castel'Haiti Saturday 4-7 Thebaud
?s of sug- -5 lvan () ?Reception & the dansant ICC Sunday 4-6 Tourist Board
ndly and Lake Peligrc 'i:nic trip & exploring caverns Friday 9-5 (?) etc
a central Bovd (?l (ODVA) Aux Calebasses. Kenscoff Sunday 3-7 -
that the ISna *
tha the Mystery Flight; luncheon at unannounced provincial City;: EVENING GALAS
would be Reception by leading citizens Friday 11-4 Maignan (') El Rancho Monday 7-1 Slivera
on, of ad- Jacmel and the beaches: air excursion with beach Oloffson -.Tuesday 9:12 Coster.
nful corn- luncheon: side horseback trip to Bassins Bleus optional -! Castel' Haiti Tuesday 7-1 Thebaud
those key Sturda y 8.5 Vrooman Casino Ladies' Night Special tables Tuesday 9-1 (?)
tend to OPEN-HOUSE EVENTS Riviera Bamboche room Wednesday 7-1 (?)
of public ""I
SGala shopping day; Treasure hunts and prizes; Special Bacalou Petion-Ville Wednesday 9-1 Wiener
ten-bargain hunt in each shop. etc. Monday 9-5 Noustas V'lla Creole Creole buffet Thursday 7-1 Assad
has no Garden Club luncheon Chatelet des fleurs; also open- Montana Thursday 8-1 Kenn
reaction house in famous haitian private gardens- Monday 11-4 Lee(") lbo Lele Dejean choir Friday 9-1 Baussan
a positive Distillerie Rhuni Barbancoui-t Tuesday 10-3 Gardere Int'l Country Club Beach-Combers' buffet Friday 7-1
n asked a Tennis get-together and tournaments ice Tuesday 10-6 Vrooman
iad as not Bogat Choucoune As usual Saturday 10-1 Marini
s or that Hamni Radio rag-chew ICC Tuesday 4-7 HH2X; ccArmnandl: Int'l Country Club Indian curry buffet dress Sunday
gest many Kyona beach open-house; special buffet and entertainment. 112 Tschaler
matter of Prizes for this and that. Wednesday 9-7 D'Adesky AFTER MIDNIGHT EXCITEMENT e
outside the Int'l Club of Commerce Luncheon Wednesday 12 3 Rou- Dan Allen Rendez-vous Monday 12-?
ite.]y-possi- thier Ibo Lele Shango Nite Club Monday 12-?
ve doubled- Centre d'Art Preview Cocktail Party Wednesday 4-7 Riviera Bamboche Room Tuesday 12-?
Peters Casino Nite Club Tuesday 12-?
Centre d'Art Vernissage Thursday 9-5 Peters Int'l Country Club Almond Terrace Wednesday 12-?
iey review Meet the Doctors Luncheon Castel'Haiti Thursday La Fregate Night Club Wednesday 12-?
use their 12-3 Roy (?) Riviera Banmboche Room Thursday 12-?
alize, not Ladies' Lecture Luncheon Choucoune Thursday 12-3 Ibo Lele Shango Nite Club Thursday 12-?
-suggested Bellecarde (?) Aux Calebasses Carrefour Friday 12-? \
utally im- (Distinguished Haitian authors, historians, poets etc., lectu- Bacalou Petion-Ville Friday 12-?
vents may re on Haitian History, arts and belles-lettres) Dan Allen's Rendez-vous Saturday 12-?
and then or Brierre(?) the :n::n:uit::::::::rn:::.... .:-:...:.:.::.::.a;n
Meet the Government and the Press-Reception -- Friday '
vg10-12 aglore ", I For Public and Private constructionn Work
wadvertis- Sketching and Watercolor class for amateurs; also photo-
'ay, undegraphers. Live models and special backgrounds. Materialsse
-and rn- furnished. ICC Saturday 10-4 Peters
imei Cam- C
works by Non-denominational religious services ICC-- Sunday 11-12 C
works b Golfers get-together and tournaments ICC Sunday 2-f6 Caribbean Construction Co. SA.
reserltePs Re.eption & the dansant: 20 different haitian (Theard ?) Builders ot the Military Cit.3)
le, 'in the Rhin drinks featured. Hors d'ceuvres. Receiving (Magloire?) en. Managr-: Gerard THEARD
end Lthat Live includes distinguished guests. ICC Sunday 4-6 Ph 355. P. BOX 284
on as pos- Gardere d Cables: THECOMERCE ,
n Vacation COCKTAILS AT SUNSET J
Dambala- Monday 4-7 ., ** ... ** *..... .*-:4*.., ..
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SUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1957
Travellers Note Book: What French Press Is
Saying Abolut The U.S. This Week.
PARIS... Criticism of the Uini
ted States in France is at an
all-time high. Art Watt summed
this up when he wrote he wroteI
this week: 4The French, as a na-
tion must always have someth-
ing or someone to criticize --
ca whipping boy.w Something it's
the weather, most times it's Lhe
Government when there is
one but this Fall it appears
to be the United States.,
To translate, literally, frimni
the French newspaper *Figaro,-
the'whipping boy is hnown as a
,Turk's Head, and a Truk's
Head is indispensable for the
health of the French, according
to this newspaper.
The Frene.h have nothing bu:
sarcasm for U.S. methods --
aWell-plannedb and 'serves tihe
American right' are the com-
ments heard whenever the sub-
ject of Sputnik arises in cover
station, the newspaper says.
4'We show an affectation of
-repugnance before their dolla-,
Sbut this repugnance does not,
however, go as far as choosing
Misery. The disgust even goes
so far as indignation. Why can't
they understand that in accept-
ing their help, their friendship
and their money, we are paying
them a great compliment?
Domesticated by women vam-
pires, harassed by work and the
worries of results, they no lon-
ger have a few minutes to spare
to taste the pleasures of Life
which are nevertheless written
into their Constitution.
These, are points which Mar-
.cel Ayme in his cMouche Bleue-'.
Jacques Delval in La Preten-
taine and Charles Chaplin in
,'A King In New-York* have tri-
ed to bring out, the paper says.
Genaralizing, the newspaper
says that not every Frenchmn
thinks along these lines, nor
does every American.
Americans don't all live fur
the dollar and satires are always
better when they are when they
are new. Courtesy, finesse, fan-
tasy and good taste are as rare
in Franqe a.- they are in an:.'
other country, the newspaper
goes bn to say xOnly those who
have those qualities can afford
to criticize the seriousness and
materialism of the Americans,-
the newspaper concluded
Although the two heads of
State Eisenhower in the Un;-
ted States and Khruschchev in
Russia are two opposing for-
ces, their recent speeches, de'i-
\ered only a few hours apa;-'.
carried the same theme., In a
recent editorial, the French even
ing newspaper *Le Mondeo said
AMr. Kruschcbhev. and Mr. Ei-
senhower, concluded their add-
resses to the population of So-
viet Russia and the United Sta-
tes with declarations of pacific
intentions., but, each neverthe-
less used strong phrases when At
come to military might.
Kruschcbhev reminded his au-
dienee that Soviet Russia pos-
sessed death-dealing instruments 4 The Good Life,: Pierre Cliarpv
capable of destroying any ene- writes : Ae they asleep, these
my objective, while Eisenhower Americans? Ever since the Ruz
proclaimed that the West could sian Satellites have been speed
annihilate any adversary's or ing over their heads, Europeans.
industrial, and especially the French, have
*But now proposals count less a strong tendency to put, the
than aets,. the newspaper say.; United States under perpetual
,The truth is that
equilibrium, as we h
sent, is very prece
that a massive destr
ments race is now
mely active phase, \
der of superiority re
ignore the fact that
pears to be holding
cards: on one side
its military Vtrength
her hand it refuses
fronted, by. virtue
principle that one d
gotiate when in an
sitlon,, the paper si
super-powers have j,
a Militai.v attack.
lave at pre- This is an opinion which can
various. and be justified, but it requires lit-
uctive-armn- tie logic : one must also blame
n an ex're- the Americans for having ciio-
vith thi or- sen comfort, not only for them-
versed, selves, but elso for their allion
it, howu\er They have made the mistake,
Moscow ap- during the last 12 years, of sup-
all the best plying our factories with essen-
it reaffirms tial materials, of spending bii-
on the ot- 'lions of dollars to help Eur'pc
to be con- to eat and sleep under a roof
of the oti <.The U.S.S.R. has had the me-
loes not ne- rit of setting a ransom on their
inferior po. allies, of leaving the Roumnaini-
ays. ans and Hungarians with noth-
ing but the head and ieet of
s, tihe tv.-o their pork, of obliging t:e Po-
)ined in one lish and the Czechs to organize
their industries not for their
eWe will win because we are the 'own needs but according to the
strongest. Soviet equipment program.
In an important spot on the a How good it must be ;o live
front page of ,Paris-Press, .ian in irons while Laika takes a ,rip
der the heading : Ito the moon.-,
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Does all types of repair work
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FULL SLATE OF
KINGSTON.- A full program
of events Ironi art to sports has
b e e n scheduled for Jamaica's
winter season from December
through April. Highlights include
art exhibitions, theatrical presen-
tations, hotel openings and sport-
Top sporting events of the sea-
son are the Jamaica Open golf
championship, being held this
year at the new Caymanas Golf
and Country Club, near Kingston;
the St. Andrew Invitation Tennis
Tournament in Kingston; and the
Caribbean Tennis Championship
at Montego Bay. A full calendar
of events is available from the
Jamaica Tourist Board in Kings-
ton, or any of its branches in the
U.S. and Canada.
iContinued on Page 5)
-Tho medical directinr (Dr. Mel-
lon prefers to be a practicing
physician rather than an adminis.
trator) is a Chinese surgeon and
teacher who flied communism.
There is an American Negro phy.
sician who studied medicine at
Harvard, and another doctor train
ed in general and 'chest surgery
who served in a combat team dur.
ing the Korean war. The dentist
is Haitian. The chief laboratory
technician is Jamaican and is as.
sisted by young women of 'Cana.-
dian and Honduran nationality..
THE RED CROSS HELPS
AMERICAN DOCTORS and lay-
men who have visited the Albert
Schweitzer Hospital are enthu-
siastic, and are spreading the
word. Parke, Davis is sending it
medicines and drugs. Pan Ameri.
can Airways is flying these and
other supplies to Port-au-Prince,
whence they are taken to Descha-
pelles by helicopter.
As for blood, American Red
Cross has relaxed its rule that
contributions be used only in this
country. An exception has been
made for Albert Schweitzer. Con-
tributors have merely to request
that theiIr blood be sent to Haiti
Human blood is all one color
-red. It's the same in compost
tion in all mankind, regardless o(
skin. Any healthy person who can
give a few ounces of it without'
sel4-harm is eligible to help rave
'he life of some Haitian child who.
for better or worse, is on the samv
planet as the rest of us, and i,
need of the help that science can
provide, if it can obtain th, sup
plies it needs.
" Blood can't be made in a labb-
ratory. It must come from the life-
stream of generous men and wo-
Best in Cap Haitien Hostellerie du
A French Quarter in the Caribbean
The Hostellerie with a colonial architecture and historic background offers a mag-
nificent holiday of sun and entertainment. The only hotel in Cap Haitien with swim-
ming pool, tennis, tropical park, night club, souvenir shop and French cuisine.
Fascinating excursions to Sans Souci Palace and the Citadelle of King Christophe.
Easy to reach from Port-au-Prince.40 min. by air. 5
hrs. bycar. Write orcable for information, reservations. :.i
Views of the Roi Christophes' tropical garden, attrac-
tive French provincial dining room. and modern pool.
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Cap Haitien, Haiti Cable: Christophel
Represented in U.S. by UTELLA Associates, Essex House, N.Y. 19, N.Y.
Chamber of Commerce Bldg. Miami, Fla.,55 E. Washington St. Ct.c:,a., ...
SsUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1957
HAITI ,OPEN HOUSE ...
iSontinued from page 4P
sentlal to the success of thle Lc- Al Mett-the-Doctoi s Luncheri n,
ries would he ihc nomination cf: which would include a small pro
a host for each event, to lenrl fit for the Haitan Red Cra;,
an air of festivity and genuii.i In the third category., M:.'
welcome. Of course. Mr. \'ro- V'rooman displayed unusual i-
man went on to point out. tlihes 'genuity in so sehedu!ing ;it
activities would be available on events so as to hig-Ilight thirt-
other days of the week as dIe- one separate attractions dui L,
tainly muster up to really gool
ones every night From the
standpoint of the performers, too,
this is a good system the ru '
superior artists will have engi.
gemciits in several shows i
v'.eek, perhaps, and because they
will be worth i0orCt, mone. thec
\ill make more money The,'.,
will be an incentive for" artist.,
to improve, and the ck-'oi
Scaptixe audmeii' 0! i O 1 rL'rTin: h.'-
to stiniplate our thinking, sti."
our imaginations, satisfy our
creative urges, lead us out ol
doubts, fears and negative think
ing onto higher and higher le.-
els of real accomplishment. !n
leaving this program in the
hands of the International Club
of Commerce I am sure that it
can begin to fulfill its real des
tiny as the future Service Cluo
mand warrented; but spotlight- he week, starting at 4 in tile i.'- Itels wiil be a thing of rihe pa1 ,
ing them on certain days would i ternoon with Cocktails-and-Su:I In conclusion, Air. Vroorian MINISTER'S THANKS
have the double advantage of set> events, continuing throoin.; raid that this program coulJ ';. The speech was ,arml ap-
.av th dobl advantage The speech was warinly ap-
Vfakiang a party,>, and concen- two special cGalas presented easily and simply impilementedp ,
". plauded, and thie Minister of
treating a crowd on certain days. by hotels each night, and ending, by recruiting from aimoing t'l..T uris,a. Je Mair ro
l :Tourism, Al Jean .Maggloire, rose
making planning and executing with ,Midnight-and-later,. snacks Club Members a Ilcspi i'.t make a reply in which io
to make a reply in which he
simpler; and also it would make dancing and entertainment thanked i roonan be-
certain that visitors who were Again, MAr Vrooman emplia- HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE half of the Ministry for the long
not able by reason of time limi- sized that of course these attrar
i hours of hard work which mu-tI
talions to make a certain trip, tions might be available on Committee.. consisting of tHosf,.-. hr o a wo wh st
have gone into the construction
would have a. reason for coming nights and at times other th'n and 'Chairmnen, for thie various oftile carefullydetailed pru-i
back next year. The suzces o.' those listed; but by :spotligh'- events, and allowing these gent- i W m
each of these trips., if assured, ingz each one in tuwrn, large lemen to select and recruit their a ,i m
1 0 gram. While making no commot-
would have the very important crowds would 'be insured and own assistants The only othermee Iinsr.
i !ments on behalf of the Minist.,y,
immediate result of bringing the visitors would get the imr- task would be to settle upeni a he requested t hat special co-
he requested that. special co-
back to Port at the end of each pression of great activity, fast final program and cast it in h a fr t Mi
Pies be made for tiePMinistry
day a group of tired but hapny action and an infectious atmos- generously-large format with fo further stud,
for urle,"stuy. and assurtyl
adventurers' who would be phere of real, not forced, gaiety. aHospitality, written all over it.
only too anxious to tell qthets I print it and distribute it to r.ll
stayng a tt~eirNIGHT LIFE
staying at their hotels what I visitors arriving in Haiti. I-.
wonderful lime they had had, -I said he knew there would be
Too, Mr. 'Viounian pointed .j
and titus arouse envy, a vh': jToo, Mr. Vrooma poitc' problems to iron out, and th:ti I "
potent force. o although there are ma y i the program that hlie offered was
n hotels in Miami Beach with offered simply to show what a
FEATUES more rooms each. than we po- wonderful job the International
sess in all Haiti, there is no ho- Club of Commerce could do n
~Club of Commerce could do in F 'B
Mr. Vrooman then prensented tel in Miami which can boast insuring that visitors t Hati SO
the sOpen-House Features >, thirty-one Separate attractions ally received that True Hai.
~really received that 'True IHi-t.
some of which were specially in so many different locales, ev tian Hospitality., that we ha,,
created and others of whichr, ry week of the season. We keep been b pol
,. ,,. been advertising but not produ'c- lf^ ^
presented merely highlighting, advertising <.Wonderful Haitian a. b n
This group consists of sixtee;i Night-Lifeb, said Mr. Vrooman, S iE
items, including three cpeeial when in fact there is no such MrAny program such as beis.
Mr. Vrooman said, <,must be ir
luncheons, a Gala Shopping Day thing, according to the visitors.
.(Donday) with special door pri- who have been exposed to the constant evolution. This present '\
zes and a Treasure fHunt. plus really fantastic night-life u? one by no means contains ail
a special array of (Blind Ba.- such spots as Havana and Mia- the right answers. It does, how.-
gainsz in each shop. Other mi. The only way we can poSsi- ver, represent something iati
events include social and sports bly compete is to utilize our can be done here and now, as \e ,
are preparing foi- such business I
events, and non-denominationa!l best talents in making up in vri- a.e slh it eouing I
devotional services on Sundays riety what we lack in material as we sha have in the coming /
All events would also operate sumptuousness. The way to u.. wte season t psent c
under the Host system, with adl- all our talents properly is to i-i- tion, advance, movement; and
ditional committee-men and-wo sure that the crowds will be lar- perhaps the best thing it wvill ,
do for all of us individuaUl5 is i
menfrom among, Members of th.- ge enough for each event so that f us indvdua s
International Club of Commer- the proprietor thereof can af-
ce and the International Coun- ford to spend money in thle way
try Club. These events would be of offering something unusual. | S I
-charged fbr on a non-profit ba.
sis, except for the religious ser-
vices of course and for the
the Club's President, Mr. Rou-
zier. of his personal interest in
the projects and promised full
and firm support for such ef-
forts as were finally 'decided to
be worthy of adoption.
Mr. Rouzier thereupon thank-
ed the Minister for his interest
and for having attended. He also
thanked Mr. Vrooman for his ef
forts and pointed out to the
Membership that Mr. Vrooman
was still recuperating from a se-
vere illness and that the speech
represented therefore a much
greater effort than would nor-
mally be the case. He promised
that an immediate study would
be made of the programs and
,-lhat the Club would consider
whole-hearted engagement. in
their accomplishment an soon ,
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New right from the road up, the Victor heralds a new
generation of cars... lower, swifter, more efficient. The
low roofline of the Victor is only 58 inches high! Though
built so low to the road, headroom is generous and ground
clearance ample. This very modern design pays big
dividends in easy driving. Weight is kept low and there
is a new flat-ride suspension system. So the Victor shows
remarkable reluctance to roll on corners. Sure-footed
safety is designed right into the Victor.
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V A X H A L L
Powered by a new, deep-skirt ,square,, engine, the Victor
is very much a top gear ear-with swift, smooth top gear
acceleration from walking pace into the middle seventies.
This top gear flexibility, cuts petrol consumption, too.
Because the Victor's -square, engine performs so efficient
ly throughout its whole speed range, it puts the Victor far
ahead of its class for all-round fuel economy.
Once again it's VauxhaIll for value with an exciting new
car at an excitingly low price!
There's value in ever aspect of the Victor's very advanc-
ed design: in its ne%\, lows-swept good looks and pano-
ramic vision: in its new flat-ride suspension, and its new
petrol-saving ,square engine.
You must see-and try- this new Vauxhall. It's in our
show-room now awaiting your personal inspection.
There arc two versions of the Victor from which to choose... the Victor
and the more luxuriously appointed Victor -Super.. This de luxe
model, the -Super., is dwstinmtoished by extra chromnework. a wider
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SUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1957 "HAITI SUNu PAGE 15
x x x Miss. Rosita Chemaly became
UN Ambassador Salnn' ., Zai the bride of Edgar Francillon
n:or has riurned from ti.. U.S Thursday evening with the nup-
A. tial benediction being pronoun.
x x x ced at thle Sacred Heart Church
The forth coming marriage of
Miss Mlarie-Th6rese Chauvet to
Lieutenant Roger, de Chavigny
will unite two of the Capital's
The nuptials of the young cou-
ple will take place on Saturday,
December 14th at the Basiliqde
Notre Dame, at 6:30P.M.
Christian Fils-Aim6, the
Mrs. Gerard Fils-Aimi, became
four years old on December 3rd.
The occasion was gaily mark-
ed at the PetionV-ille home ot
his parents by a birthday party,
in the afternoon, with the ki1-
dies of the Rue jFaubcrt *gang,
all on hand to watch Christian
blow out his candles. His morn
,was ably assisted in handling the
ebullient merry-makers by Mrs.
May St. Cyr, Miss Jeanne Bun-
das and Miss Lynne Grossberg .
The 3-tiered cake from the artis-
tic hands of Mrs. Edith Roux,
was mowed down by the kiddie;
and adults alike, in short order.
Mrs Rolande Phelps De Lands-
cheer observed her birthday an
aiversary with a family dinner
on November 26th with 10-
months-old son Patrick com-
manding the celebration from
his high chair, in their Petion-
Milo and Eva Prezeau, recent-
ly converted their former shoppe
on Rue Og6, in PNtion-Ville, into
a coquette furnished apartment
overlooking their lovely tropical
The news of the passing of Mr.
Paul Rouzier on Monday Decem
/ her 2nd., was received with deep
regret In the Capital this week.
He was 59 years of age.
The deceased was formerly Vice-
Consul to Newk York. He was
also Assistant Director of the
Postal Administration, later oc.
copying the post of Mayor of
He, is, survived by his sons
Maxime, Roland and Yves, and a
daughter, Colette, to whom the
SUN takes this occasion of pre-
senting its deepest sympothy and
Sunday afternoon, attended b-.'
a large number of sympathizing
friends and relatives.
The -Haiti Suna presents ilts
deepest sympathy and condolcn
ces to the pare'mts and members
of the family on the occasion
of this cruel loss.
Funera; services were hL.l
for Mrs. Alfred Rousseau, n;,
Marianne Vulcain, on Thurs-
d: y afternoon, at the Sacred
Heart Chruch, in Turgeau, midst
a large gathering of sorrowing
relatives -and friends.
Relict of the late AI're-I
Rousseau, Mrs Rousseau was a
highly esteemed member of Port
an Prince society. Shie died after
a brief illness at Hospice St.
their works at the Galerie Bro-
chette, last Saturday evening. A
selected public viewed the unu-
sual exhibition of paintings and
ceramics which took place in the
Carrefour workshop of the
Dr Raoul Pierre-Lou,- i, re- group at 6:30 P.M.
placing Dr Franek Bazi! as. Artists Depas, Dorcelly, i.n:' x x x
Dean of the Medical Sciou!. :Gabriel were among the artists The Galerie Brochette observ-
x x x who staged an exposition ot ed the first anniversary of its
The National Assembly declar-- ...- --------
ed it, permanency when' a new I THOUSANDS PAY LAST TRIBUTE...
Ilaitian Constitution go2s under Contned fro m 2)
dbtthswekThsCnt-I (Continued from pag-e 2),
debate this wek. This Consti- f ore the Cathedral. drums anti- Regiment. Wreaths, Delegations
tuent Asembly will be or daugles draped in crepe. from de several Ministerial De-
uof memberseofwthwlower At 8:00 o'clock with officers a s parents, representatives of po
upper .Houses with work to be pall-bearers the body was borne I i t i c a I parties, associations,
closed on December 22nd. I ^ ^^ ^ ^ ^ s
,from the old Cathedral to the Ba- schools and from the provinces.
silique NoLre-Danme where at the Then came representatives of
X X X- entrance army detachments paid the Legislature, the Judiciary,
Firestones Heirs, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Wooley, are actually v. military homage. the High Court of Accounts, the
siting Hlaiti as guests of the Go. The religious ceremony follow- Staff Officers of he Army of
vernment. ed. His Excellency, MonseigneurHa, the Prefect of Port-au-
Prince, Members of the Munici-
x X X Porocer. Arth-Bishop of Port-au.PicMmes fteAuil
TePoi-er. Ah-Bishop of Por-u- pal Administration, the Clergy,
The Citadelle Late-riere, hi.. Prince pronounced absolution and Hearse Army Officers w
i :- the Hearse, Army Officers wlI3
torical monument built by King as the bier left the cathedra', mi g pall-bearers, Pr
Christophe and considered to be litlnry honors were again rendered. sident and Madame Duvalier
the eighth wonder will be sh' r. The procession then s'arted iur with members of the bereaved
tly under going repairs. the cemetery with four colleague- family, Members of the Cabinet,
The restoration work to the of the late Judge Duvalier acting the Chief and Members of thi
exterior and interior will b as ball-.hearers President's private cabinet.
supervised by two engineers. The corl,^.s ^ proceedd in the Cabinet, Merqbers of the Pri-
following order : Military Band, (Continued on page 14)
Francois de Sales, shortly after x x x
12:00 noon on Wednesday, D- Mlonseigneur Remv Augublin,
I Haitian-born AVxlliary Bishm.,
I- ..-- of | Por t-au-_Prinevr pt urnIL' '1 .-d t] ,
She is survived by her daughltc'
Miss Marie-Thdr'se Roussea'm,
her sons Lucien, Christian Lu-
cien and Fritzner and their r'es-
pective families, her sister, Mrs.
Jules Moscosso, and two broth-
ers, Francois and Antoine V'ul.
,Haiti-Sunv presents its deep-
est sympathy and condolences
to the bereaved family.
x x x
Mrs. Ketty Hyppolite Goincz
returned to New-York, after
spending several week's vacation
with her parents, Dr. and Mrs.,
Weber Hyppolite, of Bois Verna.
x x x
Ambassador Armand Merce-.
ron- flew to his new post in the
Dominican Republic Thursday
X X. X
Attorney and Mrs, Gerard Rou
zier are the proud parents of a
new baby daughter whom 'they
have christened ,Isabelle:. rhe
petite Miss made her apperance
on November 16th at the Petiop'
Ville clinic of Dr. Marcel Potior.
Mrs. Rouzier is the former Ma-
rie-Helene Brun, a granddaugh
'er of thP late President Luis
Rector of Grand Seinii:i"e1
Notre-Dame. Reverend Rhihard
returned from trip which took
him to Canada, Rome and Pails.
in fine form to resume'his work
at th2 Grand Seminaire
I*- .' .'
.Mkxx I x x
Mr and Mrs. Franck Dalen- Ex-Senator Charles Frombrun
tour had the sorrow of losing left for U.S.A last Sunday
their son hen6 aged 4 years, on x x x
Friday, of last week. The little Attache to the British Zimbas-
'oe had been a patient at Hos- 5y in HIaiti. iMr. Ronald A Prai-
Pice St-Fronqois de Sales after thwait went on a special mission
he had been bitten t-y a dog and to Ciudad Trujillo this week
his case took a turn for th?. x x x
Worse. Minister of State for Finances,
Funeral services were held -i. i Mr. Fritz Thebaud left last week
Si'nt Gerard Parish Chruch. on 'for Havana
good from a fruitful tour of Eu-
rope. He attended the JOC n'ee-
ting and the Apostolic Laity Cin I
gress In France. He also vis:t-.l
X X X
Lieutenant Owen Nickels, of.
ficial of IAGS, left on a .pccial
mission to Washington DC. "or
several weeks before goir-., to
the Canal Zone, Panama.
X X X
<,AU PETIT MARCHE> is tilht
name of the new coquet enter-
prise opened this week at he
corner of Pont Saint Geraud
and Avenue Boyer. Besides a h
largely assorted stock of foods-
Ibuffs, a small Cafetejria is to be
annexed to the store for the use
of schoolchildren who attend'
the numerous schools of the
neighborhood. They will bp ser-
ved luncheon at a very reasona-
X x x
Ray and Sally Chambers w'a
served at the Haitian Amari.an
Institute over the past two yea-'s-
left for New York, on Sunday.
on their way to their new post
in Nice, Italy. The dogs and
their Jaguar went by boat. H'ay
and Sally will be missed by a
wide circle of Haitian and Amr-
rican friends who enjoyed their
company during their stay, here
X X X
Gina Celestin's new gift shoppe,
on Rue des Miracles near KLM
offices) opened las Monday for
business. She will exhibit her
Haiiian superb stick of costume
jewelry from Europe.
Gifts of every type, perfumes and
hand made baby clothing and I;-
yettes are to be featured.
Gina's excellent taste in artis
tic arrangements and the family
stamina for high' quality needle-
work will make this a Shopoers'
SCHOOL MASTER of, Bayeux School, Mr. Rodrigue who 'built ,L
sewring motPine and trained students in making some of the beautiful
oani Iyrafis shown here on display in the UNESCO offices in the Cite
Id l'Eaposilion. (Story on pc.je 10).
BEFORE BUILDING SEE
(Socidte Indusatriclle de Mat&-
rianx de Construction
P. 0. Box 1273 Rue du Magasin
Portail de Leogane Zone
( behind Union School
Balusters of varied designs
Ciment Blocks :
30 x 20 x 40 -,
20 x 20 x 40
15 x 20 x 40
10 x 20 x 40
it's a really fine I
Scotch when it's
W ALKER. ,
Born I S0o--.ill going strong
SUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1957
Ul rurL-vu-rrince reLurnea in
Place at 6:00 P. M. last night
(Saturday, December 7th.)
The ceremonies were held at
the Cine-Plaza in the Dumarsais
Estim6 Cit6, known as the CitO
Miss Lyse Anne.Prosper heads
the Committee of this interesting
group of feminists whose broad
social service programme covers
evening classes for adults, and
vocational training for children.
Haiti Should Have
Good Tourist Season
Says Former N. Y.
"In spite of the multiples diffi-
culties 'of the past months, I have
the firm conviction that the Tou-
ristic Season 1957-1958 will be ex
nllant M,, i-oHrmann T',ir uwhn
RESUMING servcicc with the Ila -- --
lian Coast Guard after tnrcc
months special training in the U S Journalists Assn.
cre Ensigns Claude Dorsinoille anI Head Named
Paul F. Bar,. back fro, the Na-' TO Foreign Office
val Academy in London, Connec Post
t(cut, and the U.S Coast Guarl Lucien Mlontas, President of
Academy in New.York. They "lu the Association of Haitian Jour-
They are shown with Admiral nalists, and Editor of *Le Nou-
Leamny, srupt. of the Naval Acade. velliste,> was named to a post in
01 Foreign Office this week-. His
~____ ______~ ~Commission from the President
LetterR from pare 5) of the Republic is as Director-ow.
of communication except by ho- Cultural Affairs at the Haitian
resback or slow sailboat, you Chancellery.
can imagine the arrival of se- The nomination of Mr. Montas
veral cars, the first wheeled ve- was enthusiastically received by
hicles ever seen in this region, his confreres of the Forth
We were greeted with cheers Estate.
shouts and songs and. the most.
touching welcome that I have First Lady
ever experienced. Intensifies Social
As long as I live, hall never forget Aid Activities
That welcome and "the good peo-
ple of Bale ae Henhe. I promise Madame Frangois Duvalier, vi-
you and them that I shall do sited the establishments of the
all in my power in futue to' Salesien Fathers, that of the Sa-
"all in my power in future to'
i ,.. .lesien Sisers and the Father
help them to benefit from this lesien Sisers and the Father
first step in bringing their needs Louis-Charles school and hono
at Rivi~re Froide.
to the attention of the proper at Rividre Daroide
authorities. -Madame Duvalier and her sal.
Ste took financial, material and
I really believe that in open- I moral encouragement to he,
., moral 'encouragement to ithe. -
ing up Bale de Henne with its
.. ^ ^ institutions who are consecrai.
native charm and natural beau-isttio taa neca
ed to the spiritual and educate-
ty to the outside world we are'
., nal formation of small chjdre; ..
giving to Haiti the nucleus 'if
man ideal beach and fishing re-
sort which will fill an important 1500 Cruise
gap in the long list of Haiti's Trippers Come
tutourist attractions. My congrpt This Week
ulations to your birthplace. More than 1500 v\'nstors art
Horace ASHTON expected to arrive in Haiti on
three cruise ships this week.
The Holland American line.
Ryndam, is expected to dock
tomorrow, December 9tfh, brini-
ing 550 passengers She will ar-
rive at 9:00 A.M.
On Friday, the 13th, the !Sta-
tendam of the same steamshin
company will bring 650 passen-
The same day, the JTheodoe
cVi iCIL ,. M r.A I. -x x x
directed the Haiti Government h T
Tourist Bureau at New York from ge (Rue martin), livingroom,
1955 to November 1957, told the guningroom, 5 bedrooms, two
dinningroom, 5 bedrooms, two
.SUN. Tuesday morning, before bathrooms. Apply Georges Baus
catching this plane back to the san, Architect, (opposite Natio.
U.S. nal Bank).
He stated that if measures of I ____
publicity and, contacts are taken BEACH COMBER
in time, the cruise ships will make (Continued from page 15) ,
their regular trips to Haiti as (otie f e ro, m pae 1 f
vale" Secretariat, Friends of the
planned in their itineraries last late Judge and of the family. '
summer, because at present peace At the Cemetery, Military ho.
reigns throughout our country.
nor;- were agahn rendered witla
.I made an intense propaganda or were again rendered with
campaign in the Universities, col- buglers sounding the Last Po.
The hody was placed in the fa.
Hertzof 0 the im israel omp.-t- leges, and high schools,. Mr. uesir
ny will spend from 7:00 A. M. to continued, cand I think that soon
4:00 P. M., carrying a total o: there will be no more ,morte sai-
350 passengers. son, during the summer.
S'Government "Functionary, or
simple citizen, I shall always con-
(Faisceau Feminin tinae to work for Ihe develop-
CV aiat) Inaugurates ment of Haitian Tourism,- he de-
The formaL inauguration, of Mr. Desire who resides,, with his
the classes organized by L'ie American wife, a physician, and 4
cFaisceau Feminin d'Haiti., to'jk I ehildre_ in New York, was HIaitian
Saturday, November 30th.
The ,Cha-Cha-Chitos, as \well as
The Charming Jacqueline
Exvci Night: Cuy Dorosier and
* Joe Troutillot's Orchestra
mily vault after the appropria-
te addresses in the name of thie
Government by the Minister of
Immediately after the funeral, the
President and Madame Duvalier
returned to the National PalacV
where they received the perso-
nal condolences of hundreds re-
presenting all sections of the
Saturday: Admission $I.00
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via New York for the price
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SUNDAY DEC. 8th. 1951 "
Vice-Consul to New York prior to6.:
his appointment to' the Tourist .
Office, as Assistant Director. He"
later succeeded to the post of 1)-1.
He expressed his optimism and "
good wishes for the future of Tou- ,'
rism. He had just completed
several weeks stay in Port-au.
Mr. Gaston Woel is the new Ul
rector of the Haiti Government:.:
Tourist Bureau in New York.
Beautiful, new house, at Petion..
Ville, on hill overlooking park. -.
Furnished by interior decorator,.
4 bedrooms, livingroom, dinin.
groom, pantry, bar-room, balco.
Haiti Sun. for appointment to
FOR EVERY OCCASION
U-t- -r it- '7;- T--l I
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