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Title:
Haiti sun
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ; 46-47 cm.
Language:
English
Publisher:
R. Cheney, Jr.
Place of Publication:
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Creation Date:
October 29, 1950

Subjects

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

Notes

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

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Source Institution:
Duke University Libraries
Holding Location:
Duke University Libraries
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
oclc - 32441147
lccn - sn 95058138
ocm32441147
Classification:
lcc - Newspaper 2117
System ID:
AA00015023:00428


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U.


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(,,Haiti Sun.-, Special Corres-
pondent) '
NEW YORK Jan. 9 With
the publication yesterday of
its annual Economic Review
of the Western Hemisphere,
the oNew York Tbnes in an
editorial gives a very timely
reminder to the people of the
United States where their true
interests lie.
Latin America, and Canada
the TIMES emphasises, compri-
se the area most important to
the trade and security of the
United States. Yet, with thorou-
ghly human caprice, it is he area
which the State Department ta,


S.


STATE


DEPT.


LATIN- AMHERICI
. kes fc.r granted and is more con at least one powerful and rea-
cerned with. the wooing of na lislic friend at court
lions across the Atlantic
It is, of toui--,. thoroughly hu It is well to be reminded at ;
man to take fii endsnips tor I least once a yeau. -says the

granted but it can also be very
frustrating. And there is not a
little evidence that Latin Ame-
rican countries are not a lite
frustrated by this very hu-
man attitude of the U.S. State
Department which does not
seem to think that they are also-
thoroughly human enough to voi
ce the classic prayer : '-Lord,
Save us from ouc- Friends.*
But to return to the TIMES
editorial which should console
Latin Americans that they have


MES.,ediltorial, (that not Euro-
pe or Afilia or Asia but Latin
America and Canada are the
most important places in the
world for the trade and security
of the United States. Popular
interest is a capricious pheno-
nenon, and one of its dictates
is that there should be little at-
tention paid to our hemispheric
neighbors. A lack of urgency al-
so leads to a neglect by the Sta-
te Department, especially of La(
tin America, which is extraordi
nary when the facts are weigh.


RAPPED


NHNEGLECT
ed and set forth as they are in I In addition, our policy of dispose
this newspaper today. 'ing of surplus agricultural corm-
modifies like wheat and cotton
(..United States investments in 'is ecnsidered to be dumping by
Canada alone new total about otier countries. Canada and certain
Si,000,dOO,000ooo. In Latin America I Latin-American countries suffer-
the figure is close to $8,000,000- cd ;n 1937 from these exports.
000. Our trade with Canada and Another grievance for which the
with Latin America is larger in i hemispheric nations deserve symr
each case than our trade with Ipathy is the threat, which seems
Europe or auy other region of only too likely to materia-
the world. lize, of higher tariffs on lead
xxx and zinc and import restrictions
DESPITE the impressiveness on oil. ..
of the figures, the over-all pictu- xxx
re is not a harmonious one, eit- THE FALL in commodity pri-
her for Canada or for Latin Ame ces during 1957 has hit all these
rica as a whole. The reasons are countries hard. When coffeepri-
simp:c. We export far more in ces dropped fourteen of the
the hemisphere than we import. (Continued on page 2)


THE BRIGHTEST
LETTERS
TO FRIENDS
ABROAD:
THE ((HAITI SUN;


Sunday 'IPitl2 th., 1958


DELTA'S


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CariO eai fiesta


ttomnes To Haiti


Jan. 17


Twenty travel agents from the Chicago area will visit Ha-lili ne.xl
week on a 'Royal Caribblean Fiesta,> sponsored by Delta Air Lines to
acquaint the agents with Haiti's many tourist attractions.

Delta Air Lines local Manager, being handled by Agence Cita-
Mr. J. Sterling Laville, made the delle.
announcement Thursday to Tou- i A special programme including
rism Director Robert Theard and cocktails and shows at the varnou'
to iMr. Aubelin Jolicoeur, Public hotels is being completed by 'hr
Relations Officer of the Haitian Toirisni Minister 1Jcan Magloire
Government. and members of his Department
Mr. Laville said that the group Mr. Laville who was accompa-
will be headed by Mr Stayman, nied by Mr. Be'ufils,' Delta Agent.
District Traffic Manager. who- will stated his pleasurt- at being abie
be accompanied by a photogra- to organize this s.-ec:al lour of
pher. This will be the first time j the Air Line's crewmen becats:'


that such a group will be brought
from the Chicago area for the pur-
pose of becoming familiar with
the Caribbean.


of th r rcat cooperation recei-c.l
from the Department of Tourism.
the hoicis and shops of Haiti.
It is rare for in lirlinr? l.-


Arriving on Delta's Flight 402 _,u:-j 'cu a gr.up ourine tChe
at 2.253 P.M. on Saturday, January height of the kintjr season when
17t1, the group %ill'Ibe lodged in their routes OLut oF Chicago ai-;
.1,,. r -. ...... ... N-.-'t'-. Y)'ork, and hotel spaLce in


\Ir. Jean A. Magloire. Seere- p:evalads in Haiti. l, then rea3d


Inc l,.- mosti imiportani hobeL s in .-ih b:-.n n 1s i 1 a' Ef State for Tourism. lieirl
the Capital Hotel El Ranchio, peak u-ti ,:s Conference at the Natio
Hoti Villa Creole, Hotel Chou- il, TcuiL,t O-:fie ou 0 tuC d y
Cou,.e. Hotel Monltna Hotel Ibo Delta Air Lines is America'' morning, giving infor;-'..,on on
,Lele and Hole! Castelhaiti. rifihli nij:ijnr air carrier sc-.'ing his recent trip to the .7- ed Sta
62 LIU S Cities and :Ox f'iregn les.
iThe trip which is built around
Haiti h.as been arrangerd so that countries Delta has been pro.' ;nistelcr Magloire stated that
t.he members remain over ni~ht in m.in, Haiti in ,'lI et!ls on th-:r i li, trip to New-York fi-om De-
Ciudad Trujillo on their way to vast system in leading newspa3- ?n'hcbr lSh to the 24th was in-
Port-au-Prince. pers, television, rajio and travel disper.sae. and happy results
literature. Many tourists arriving \'ve> a'reJ:.y begun to flow from
They v'ill be greeted at the Air- b. other carriers in Haiti from ,t
'port here by officials of the Tou- Miami, Jamaica and Puerto Rico First hlie said hlie gave the A-
-rist Department. Transportation were sold by Delta Air Lines in -nerican public the assurance
and sight-seeing arrangements are the U.S that calm and tranquility now


a Message addressed by thie Pre
sident, Dr. Francois Duvahier. L.
the travel agent and otitcials
ot New-York. The Minister also
repeated a declaration he had
Made on the occasion of the lOt i
Anniversary of the creation of
the Haiti Government Tourist
Bureau in New-York.,
He expressed -his apprcciatioun
of the aid gi'v-n !..mn by ?- G1j;
ton Woel, tihe new Dir-Ctor '.
the New%-York Bureau. and Mr.
tional benefits that would result
Roger N. Constant who facilita-


Haiti Sweets For

Children Of

All Nations


J ted his task at New-York.
* HELICOPTER FLIGHT
SThen Minister Magloi,,e told
3 newsmen of the honor conferred
Supon him by the New-York Po-
I lice. Department which invited
him to fly over the city of skys-
crapers in a helicopter.
i During a Banquet given in his
honor by ASTA, Mr. ,Ma.!oaf-e
was able to mr-c-t many person-
nalities in rjOUrist ci.cles and dis
cussedl wath tiem the prjssl)ili-
ties of increasing the number of
visitors to Haiti.
(Continued on pag9je lot


Volume IX Nos. 1 & 2 Port-au-Prince, Haiti.



lt0oyal-,


PHOTO SHOWS Tourism Minister Jean A. Magloire, during his
'* N'-,v-Ycrk. distributing toys and sweets to a group
of children at U. N Headquari ers.


oirist MinNster hLls 01A


!.Ig -:.w DIv"Ae III D..A.


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Sunday Dec. 12 th., 1958


, tiJoseph report


THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT asked dog-owners to have their pets
vaccinated, following reports of several cases of rabies, this week...
CADETS OF THE 1956-57 CLASS received their diplomas during
ceremonies at the Military Academy, at Freres, last week. The Presi-
dent of the Republic presented the diplomas, with members of his
Ministerial Cabinet and the Army Chief of Staff among the personali-
ties attending the ceremony...
MISS GERTA ST. VICTOR has been appointed ,Attache6 at the
Haitian Embassy in Rio de Janeiro...
MICRO-FILMING of the files of -La Phalange,, Catholic daily here
will be done by the Rockefeller Foundation ne;ct Summer...
CERCLE BELLEVUE's New Year's Eve party is said to. hpve a
great success, as was its Junior dance on Jdnuary 4th, with the
grown-ups coming in later for the big Ball..
SYLVIO CATOR, late National Athletic Champion, is the theme
of the new postage stamps to be issued shortly. The stamps of deno-
minations of one cent- and two cents will represent the Champion
making his famous prize-winning jump that gave Haiti top place in
the Olympics...
ERNEST JEAN-LOUIS is Haiti's new First Secretary at' the Em-
bassy in Ciudad Trujillo...
ELIAS (Al) NOUSTAS, President of the La Belle Creole eiterpri-


PAA Names Abbott
To Top Post in Jaiti

Richard J. Abbott, Pan Amneri-
can World Airway's traffic repre-
sentative at New York's Idlewild
Airport for the last 17 months,,is
the new District Traffib and Sales
Manager at Port-au-Prince, Haiti.


CdLLULUIIt LU d aIU.a1cIuII UaLiua-
ed this week by the Tourist De-
partment.
The award to Chauffeur-Gui-
des will be made on the basis
of courtesy to clients; to Jour-
nalists on the best propaganda
performance on behalf of the
tourist industry; to the artists


tUo LL1eC' UCV lAU.iIllIL Ul r lla LUU-
rist Attraction policy.

Tourism Minister Jean A Ma-
gloire's announcement regard.
ing the awards asked that it)
suggestions towards broadening
the cadre of this contest would
be gratefully received.


U.S. STATE DEPT. RAPPED
ON LATIN AMERICA
(Continued from page I)

twenty Latin-American coun- Ltures. The problems are partly.
tries were in trouble. .Copper problems of expansion. Industri-
and nitrate are what keep Chile alization is moving at a fast rate.
gaing, and the drop in prices has Europe, especially Germany, and
been calhn~itous. Peru is suffer- Japan are becoming bigger mar-
ing because, copper, lead and kets and bigger buyers and jfj-
z;nc prices fell. Canada has also vestors. So is the Soviet Union.


ses, was scheduled for the guest-speakership at the International Club He replaces David E. uossett, been hurt by the decline of mi- a development to which we must
of Commerce Wednesday luncheon, but was prevented from delivering who is returning to Miami' to join nral All the Latin-Americap become reconciled. We tend to
his speech on aTourism, by illness... the Management staff at 'PAA's nations are struggling with the take Canada and Latin America
MICHEL LEREBOURS will address members of the International busiest terminal, greatest -population explosion- for granted. However, here, a.
Club of Commerce this week on wHaitian Painting. CLAUDE STE- i n the world. All are suffering in the fields of science and arms,
Abbteottld Aloiieesuferng natetfeldsofisiece nd rms
PHEN's turn comes on January 23rd on the subject -The Future of Abbott joined PAA after his gra- i greater or lesser degree from ccrmplacency is dangerous.'
the Haitian Merchant Marine,.... duation from Coral Gables, Flori- i:flation. (Fi'ow Read the BackgronJi
DR. LOUIS MARS is the new Rector of the University here, sue- da. high school in 1942. Later he Of course, there are good fea- on page 4)
ceeding his father, Dr. Jean Price recently named Ambassador to became assistant-station manager -----------------__ -
Paris. Dr. Louis Mars, noted Psychiatrist, was installed in his new at San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Sta-
post during a ceremony last week presided over by the Reverend tion Manager at St. Croix in the
Father Georges, Minister of National Education. Monseigneur Poirier rgin Islands.
Areh-Bisshop of Port-au-Prince and his Auxiliary, Monseigner Remy Born in Columbus, Ohio, Abbott
Augustin, and the Military Attach&es of the various Diplomatic Mis. is married and has three sons.- .' 1' -
Augustipomtiini.
sions in Haiti attended the ceremony... ;, 4C ,:,' ,.4^.';. e k':
HAITI recently paid up its international organism alloca'lons to ', -. "
the following: UNESCO, Pan American Institute of Geography Ll Glana' s .Minister "
History, Inter-American Bureau of Broadcasting, and the lnternalio- Weds Egyptian
nal Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbilation, making a total hioinaUXn 0n --9.- :.
amount of $ 7,385. The Government has also paid its contribution to -,, .
the Budget of the Wo'ld Meteorology organization ACCRA, Ghana, Dec. 30- Dr. 'L..J.<
DAVE SHEFRIN, Press Attache and Speaker of the Colombia Kwanime Nkrumah, American edu .
Broadcasting System is presently in town... cated prime Minister of Ghana, -
*DIALOGUE DE MES LAMPES, by the poet Clement Magloire St. %as married here today to Fat //
Aude was offered by the poet, personally, to-many of his friends last hia Hlalen RiLtzk of Cairo. / fl'e' /r. 'a rtrrc :.e ,L..'c',e, -
week... i Present at the ceremony were 5 .ue, .T/ C' ?.''.f:? 5
. ECOLE HOTELIERE pupils are reported to have impressed guests I Dr. Nkrumah's mother, Eliza '. PClE.7"88
attending the reception offered by the President in honor of the Di- beth Kweku; the bride's uncle,
plomatic Corps at the nd of the year. Their service was voted -im-iAdley Sadek, who flew here to
peccable' and Director Andre Homcre who supervises their training day with the bride;' Cabinet Jus
can be proud of his -stagiaires. twice W.B. Van Lare. EVERY MONDAY AT 10.00 P.M.
ATTORNEY MAURICE R ELIE is reported to have sustained an The bride, who is in her mid
estimated loss of $ 10,000 when his property at Turgeau went up in twenties, is an Arabic student
flames recently... at Cairo University. THE HOTEL OLOFFSON SHOW
PROFESSOR LUC DORSAINVIL, historian and Museum Director,
places December 5th as the actual date of the discovery of Haiti by Kofi Baako, Information Minis
the immortel.Genoan.' ter, said the Prime Ninister, On ThFFe
SPANISH MEDICS reveal that fear causes hair to grow rapidly, who is 48 years old, was too AOnce ain The HOTEL OLOE SON


using the thesis that the beards of the matadors grow twice as fast
while they are awaiting tb enter the arena of the charging bulls...
MISS MARIE DENISE DUVALIER, eldest daughter of the Presi-
dential couple replaced her mother on several occasions at the head
of the Christmas Cheer Committee during the end of the year rush,
in distributing shoes, dresses, toys and other gifts to Trou Sable, Saint
Antoine, La Saline and Bel Air's needy inhabitants.:.
SPENCER DEPAS, talented young Haitian artist of the Haitian
school of painting, will exhibit his works in February at Galerie Bro-
chette in Martissant, prior to leaving for the U.S. where he will show
his paintings throughout the star republic...
COFFER EXPORTERS met at the National Cotfee Office in Rue
Americaine on Tuesday evening to discuss questions of importance.
bIt was decided that Haiti would participate in the FEDECAME Con-
-ference to be held soon in Rio de Jeneiro. Mr. Karl Bauduy, Under-
S:ecretary of Agriculture presided over thie meeting, assisted Fy Agro-
nomist Bertin Dadaille...
D!.L LAFONTANT JEAN is to head the Haitian Diplomatic Mission
in London, It was announced this week...
GERMAN MINISTER FRITZ WUSSOW's efforts brought two scho&'
larships to Haitian Engineers who will study at Bonn, and later at
Munich, as guests of the Germain Federal Republic...


busy


to go on a wedding trip.


President Visits
Military City

The President and Madame Du-
valier.paid a visit to the Cite Mi-
litaire at Bois St. Martin, during
their several informal inspection
tours around the Capital.
Brigadier-General Antonio Th.
Kebreau, Chief of the Army
Staff, Colonel Maurice Flambert,
Commanding Officer of Casernes
Dessalines, Colonel Franck Beau-
voir, Commanding Officer of the
Military Department of Police,
and Mr. Antoine Herard, Prefect
of Port-au-Prince, were among
those accompanying the Presiden-
tial couple.


Has the Most Talked-Of Show in Town



A Unique Cast A Thrilling Spectacle


MINIMUM $ 2.50 PER PERSON




DINNER SERVED FROM 7 TO 9 P.M.



PLEASE RESERVE YOUR TABLES IN ADVANCE


LIMITED CAPACITY


COME EARLD


-d TOURIST DRIVE PRIZES OFFERED
.:-A
"", Prizes and Diplomas of Honor who compose the best song on
S for the best contribution to Tou the charms of Haiti.
'4i rism during 1958 will be distri- Awards to the Hotel, Shop and
S' buted among Chauffeur-Guides. Carrier Agencies will be judged
"'j'* Journalists, Artists, Hotels, on the basis of outstanding coo-
Shops, Air and Steamship lines, operation with the Government
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((HAITI SUN


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Sunday Dec. 12 tb., 1958 cHAITI SUNM


TOURISM THE BIG PICTURE


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(.HAITI SUN. SPECIAL thc .vents of 1957.
CORRESPONDENT)
The HAITI SUN applauds the The present slump in Touris
decision of the Association Hotel- definitely cannot be blamed e
lerie, taken during the course of cOusively on politics. It can 1
extensive meetings during Chirst- blamed quite as much upon ti
mas Week, to offer a special *Hos- fact that tourists had not been e
vitality Plans reduction iA rate joying themselves in Haiti
for visitors remaining in Haiti a much as, locally, we had bei
week or more during the present telling ourselves. There has bei
season. a gap between Truth and Fictic
Pschycologically sound, t h e and we are suffering the Co
Plan offers a free seventh day sequences. We have been ign
to all those' staying six days. ring the danger signs, and v
Harking back to our earlier sta- shall put off, at our peril, tU
tistical studies, if this effort, is final solution of our tourist tran
even successful in part in raising portation problems.
the average length of stay above
the average of the past ten years, We must clearly and legally di
it means more dollars of national
income, from the same number of .-.----- .... -
individual sakes to prospects for '
an Haitian visit. In view of the
lateness of the hour, it seems I .''
that only in this way can Haiti
possibly improve h e r .already
shaky position for the coming
season. Bouquets to Mr. Thaddeus
Hyatt, President of Air & Marine'
Travel Service in New York, long
a Haiti booster, for suggesting
the plan, and bouquets to Hotel
Association President Rober.t .
Baussan and his colleagues for
adbpting it.
This move is the more impor-
tant when taken' in connection
with the Haitian Hospitality Comn-
mittes -Hospitality Program* for
the season. This program seems,
at the moment, almost certain of
full adoption by all interested
parties, and its importance in pro-
riding, entertainment, distractioff
and items of deeper interest to
our visitors, on a weekly basis,
cannot be overestimated. Actual-'
ly, the program is so extensive
that the visitor could stop in Haiti .......
for two full weeks without repeat.
ing a single item on the program. World.-famed Movie-Producer an
This should dispel 'for once and cock wife (at his' left) a
T I during .their reu
t the view of many influential
travel agents abroad that -There FAMOUS a THRILi
is nothing to do in Haiti.. To, i a -
IMPORTANT GOAL T k Look' at a
The HAITI SUN would like, to Back In /
take this opportunity to say again Alfred Hitchcock, famous mo
that in its view, one of the most ot 'Thrillers stayed overnight
important goals for all. those in-' companiccl by his wife, and friel
terested in Tourism, is that of man of Beverjy Hills, Cal., they
guaranteeing -Life, Liberty and at Haiti and plan to return hier
'the Pursuit of Happiness, for our Mr. Hitchcock and his party
'American visitors. arrived Thursday afternoon from
For the benefit of those 'who.' Jamaica, and were welcomed on
.did not read our Tourism edito- behalff of the Tourist 'Depart-
rial of last week, this is a most ment by Air. Aubelin Jolicoeur.
imipor. ant affair to the foreign He is Director of. the Para-
visitor. On our recent ten-day vi- mount Studios in Hollywood,
sit to Detroit, this question came and is one of the biggest names
up again and again. Americans in the Cinema field. He iA at
resent being 'fenced in.. When present considered the biggest
they spend large amounts of their star of Television in the U.S,
income on visits to foreign lands, and produces his own shows.
they react -strongly against those The names Alfred Hitchcock
countries in which their freedom is well-known in Haiti to fans
of movement is restricted artifi- who crowd to the Cine Para-
cilly; 'and large numbers of mount when his famous sup-
them Jiave expressed themselves penseb films are shown.
5s resenting this restriction in Mr. Wasserman, President of
Haiti. the Music Corporation of Ame-
It 'will be remembered that the rica Artists, Ltd. has offices in
SUN was able to show statistically t'ie principal cities of America,
that Haitian tourism had declined. Canada, France and England.
Percentagewise, in comparison The visitors returned to Jama-
With her neighbors, even before ica. Friday, and leave there shor


Sunday Dec. 12 th., 1958


FU Inl.VEV a E A beautiful wedding gift was
Received last week by newly
fine and separate, pom.-to-point wed Major and Mrs. Luis Jose
automobile transportation, and Leon Esteve, from Haiti's Briga-
the guided tour. This is a cancer dier-General Antonio Th. Ke-
in the situation which must be bureau.
cut out by radical surgery. Histo.- Mrs. Estevez is the daughter
ry shows thai every other coun- .of Generalissimo and Mrs. Rafa-
try to which tourism has'been and 'el L. Trujillo. The chief of staff
is important, has had to solve this of the Haitian Army was present
i ted to Cie happy couple during
problem; it is inevitable. We may his recent visit to the Dppy couple duringi-
as well face up to it now, as la- his recent visit to the Domni-
ter; for it is a problem that is can Republic.
costing Haiti great suis of money The. gift, accompanied by a
and great amounts of tourist magnificent basket of exotic flo


re,goodwill.- Any social organism
he within which there is no penalty)
as- for stealing, and no reward fo
not stealing, is doomed to ulti
I mate revolution. We are not mo
e- (Continued on page 6)


d Television Director Alfred Bitch-
nd Mrs. Lew R. Wasserman,
cent visit to Haiti.

LLER)) PRODUCER
'ti, Says & Will Be
I Fortnitght
vie and Television actor.producer
this week 'at.Hotel Ibo Lele. Ac-
rids, Mr, and Mrs. Lew R. Wasser-
, dropped, in for a short look-see
e within to weeks.
tly for" a 'brief trip to New York
'where Mr. Hitchcck is to write
Ithe text for a New film. '
Waving a cheirty au revoirn,
'icy said : #Be seeing you back
here in Haiti' within the next
wo wecks.j-
{Continued on page 6)


a wers, took the from of an Indian
y procelain vase with gold-inlaid
r motifs.
i- It was taken to the Domini-
- can Capital by Major Pierre Mer
ceron, in a special Haitian Ar-
- my plane piloted by Captain,
Gullbaud.

MARRIED TO' OFFICER

SSenorita Angelita Trujillo
daughter of Generalissimo -Ra-
fael Leonidas Trujillo of the Do
minicau Republican and Don;
Maria Iartinez de Trujillo, was
married last week in Ciudad Tru
jillo to MIaj. Luis Jose Lkon-Este
vez of the Dominican Air Force.
The Roman Catholic ceremo-
ny was, performed in Estancia
Rhadames, the Trujillo estate,
by Archbishop Ricardo Pittini.
The bride, who was escorted by
her father, was born In Paris.
She attended schools in the Do-
minican Republic and Holy
Cross Academy-and Mount Ver
non Junior College, both in
Washington.

The bridegroom is the 'son of
Don Manuel Leon Jiminez and
Dona Dolores Estevez Cabrera.
He graduated at the top of his
class in 1956 from El Valle Mil
itary School in Caracas, Venezue
la. He is director of the Batalla


The best man at the wedding
was the bride's brother, 28 year-
old Lieut. Gen. Rafael Trujilo
Martinez; the bridesmaids were
Trujillo cousins. The bride wo-
Sre a white silk dress with high
neck and long sleeves and a gold
crucifix on a chain\ about her
neck.

The couple will have' their ho-
neymoon in the. Dominican Re-
public.


Se Dr. Goldenberg
Petion Vlle
for your small child
Vaccination of other children
doesn't protect your child
Every 'memiiber of your family
-up to 40 years old should be
vaccinated against paralytic
polio;
American Medical' Assocation
American Academy Of Pediatrics
American Academy
Of General Practice

THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION'
The Salk Vaccine is safe
IPATP IK-'A7.Mf-- -. -


dN -rM U Z'A'lty FAFtALYSIS
de las Carrera Military Academy 301 East 42nd Street, New York,
of the Air Force. 17, N. Y.

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(d]HlTl SUN


Page M


HAITI'S ARMY CHEF SENDS
'Wedding Gift To Trujillo Daughter





Page 4 EAITIS Sunday be. 12 th1958
Pae4sHAIfl SUN Sunday bee. 12 Lii., 1958


By Tad SZULC
Special to The New York Times.
RIO PE JANEIRO The sharp
drop on world markets of the pri-
ces of most of the commodities
that are Latin America's lifeblood
seriously affected last year the re-
gion's capacity to import as well
as to go on at desired speed with
basic economic development
In thie first nine months of 1957,
the area had a trade deficit of
early .$600,000,000 with the Uni-
ted States alone as purchases ran
20 per cent ahead of the corres-
ponding period of 1956 and ex
ports to the north rose by only
1 per cent.
Commercial arrears. of Latin-
American importers in the United
States stood at the end of the
third quarter at more than
$160,000,000 and dollar reserves
of the central banks dropped con-
siderably in eight republics and
increased in only six in the first
Semester.
FOREIGN INVESTMENT HIGH
Oil rich Venezuela more than
doubled reserves, thus looming
as the region's principal example
of property and fiscal solvency,
but Argentina and Brazil suffered
painful losses in dollar reser-
ves.
q In terms of financing and eco-
nomic development the basic de-
pendence in a majority of cases
was on export earnings, which
generally were unsatisfactory in
1957. However, Latin America
fared extremely, well id' private
foreign investments. These, in
Washington's view are, in the
long run, more important than
loans and grants.
Thus in the first semester this
flow added up td $ 561,000,000, of
which Brazil received more than


$ 400,000,000.
But aside from the relative im-
portance of foreign trade and in-
vestments, it was the old nagging
problem of inflation .-eombined
with chaotic planning that still
was responsible for the slowing of
over-all expansion. The inflatio-
nary rate did decrease in 1957 in
most of the republics. But low


productivity plagued industry and
agriculture. The rate of economic
growth barely kept pace with po-
pulation increases.
BITTERNESS TOWARD U.S.
Yet the. most worrisome prob-
lem of the year was that of slipp-
ing commodity prices.
While recognizing that for most,
part these price decreases result-
ed from uncontrollable economic
forces, Latin Americans none the


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less vented much of their anger
and disappointment at the United
States, complaining once more
that fluctuations in commodities
could be better held in check if
Washington would enter into pri-
ce- stabilization pacts.
During 1957, the prices of cof-
fee, a vital export of Brazil, Co-
.ombia and the Central-American


republics, generally -lagged far
below the previous yeAr's levels.
The same was true of cotton and
various nonferrous metals, which
are crucial to some nations.
Criticism by Latin Americans
of the alleged United States in-
difference to their fate was heard
Sfar and wide in international con-
lerences, newspaper editorial 1 s
and private comment by national
leaders.
Aggravating Latin Americans'
sense of displeasure with the
United States throughout the year
was a long list of other economic
grievances ranging from charges
of insufficient loans and grants to
threats of commodity import res-
trictions by Washington.
LOANS HIGHEST EVER
The fact that only $25,000,000'
was earmarked for Latin America
in the United States direct for-
eign aid program for fiscal 1958
brought editorial 'derision and
both the United States Export-
Import Bank and the Internatio-
nal Bank for Reconstruction and
Development found themselves
under fire.
Although in the fiscal. ysar.
1957, the Export-Import Bank lent
Latin A m e r i c a $ 396,200,000
through 134 loans to seventeen
republics, which was a record and
constituted the largest lending
program in any region of the
world, criticism persisted that it
was insufficient in, comparison
with massive,aid through grants
Sand loans given to Asia and Eu-
I rope in the past.
In Brazil, which was the reci-
pient of the lion's share of these |
loans with $195,000,000 in fiscal
1957, much complaining was,
heard that through its loans the

(Continued on page 12j


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Police Press Probe Into Attack
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The Police Department is pressing an inquiry in:o the circumstan.,
ces of the assault on the night of Sunday, January 4th, on Mrs.
Yvonne Hakime-Rimpel and her two daughters Rose May and Gladys,
in their residence on Ruelle.Camille Leon.

This was disclosed in the reply were sleeping. The mother and
by the Secretary of State For the two daughters were forced down-
Interior, Mr. Frederic Duvigneaud stairs to the street.
- with a copy of his letter of Mrs. Rimpel, it was reported.
January 10th to the Chief of Staff was abducted by the men and
of the Army to a protest from taken by car out of the neigb.
the Ligue Feminine d'Action So- borhood while e the two girls were
cial appealing to the Government .left on the sidewalk before the
to take energetic action in this house.
affair.
According to reports, Mrs. Rim- She was found the next -day,
pel and her daughters were at- 'in a semi-concious condition, at
tacked last Sunday night in their a spot between Musseau and the
home, by a half-dozen armed men, Delmas Road region. She was
and severely mauled. The men rushed to HIospice St. Francois de
had broken into the house and Sales, where her condition is ton-
gone upstairs where the womer sidered serious.

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TOURISM THE BIG PICTURE
(Continued from page 3)


realizing about the sitaution. We
are merely stating facts.
THE COMPETITION
Our tourist organization is in i
direct competition with other, lar-
ger and more prosperous organi- 1
zations on the neighboring Is-
lfands, who have either completely
or partially solved the transpor-
tation problem. We have enough
difficulties to face in other res-
pects, to be able to' afford this
one crippling one.
THINKING ABOUT SPRING
To add to the Easter attrac-
tions, #t was suggested in one of
the Hotel Association meetings
last week, that the Yale Glee
Club, or the University of Penn-
sylvania Penn-Tones, be invited to
Haiti for Easter Vacation; and
that this be widely advertised in
advance.
The choir would sing each
night at a different hotel for ten
days, and would doubtless attract
some of the very important colle-
ge trade away from Bermuda. Con
sidering the state of affairs here
over Christmas, both of these pe-
riods should be exploited in the
Future to attract vacationers of
college age, with special prices
and attractions.
By spring, if the Government is
able to clear away the necessary


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The most commonly-heard ex- but in a genuine desire to impro-
pression one hears around Port- ye conditions for the entire coun-
au.Prince these days is that 1957 try as a whole.
is better off dead. Few people In the case of Tourism, the
will regret its passing into the re- truth of the matter is that if we
1957 had its values, nonetheless, in Haiti actually and in fact make
It served to bring dramatically to fuse heap of discarded years. Yet
the attention of the entire busi- only the most drastic and surgi-
ness community the fact that tou-cal means will serve to overcome
rism is not something which con- them.
cerns merely hotelkeeps, tour A good way perhaps the
operators and shops, but someth- only way to avoid such impas-
ing which deeply concerns the ses as now confront us in certain'
whole economic life of the coun- touristic fields is to ensure quite
try. widespread participation in the
It is sad that it took such a ter- total tourist effort, by the business.
F-


One of the most magnificent views of Port-au-Prince and its
environs is obtained from ILE PERCHOIR.. the Restauraitt in the Skjri.

rible series of blows to bring community. and to afford the wid-


Sunday Dec. 12 th., 1958


WHY WEDGWOOD?


Did you know that the Wedg-
wood ware you so admire today
was first started by Josiah Wedg-
wood in the late 1700's? Actually
Josiah was one of Englancs most
celebrated potters, and it was in
1763 that he took out a patent for
a beautiful cream-colored porce-
lain which he had finally arrived
at after much refining of mate-
rials. This was the porcelain that
later became know as queen's w'are
for Queen Charlotte so admired it
that she gave her patronage to the
iantuactlurer.
Wedgwood's assistant, John Flax-
man, modeled the most characte-
ristic designs. For he put the
small cameo reliefs on the, by
fhen, famous blue or sage green
bodies. Some of the cameos were
white, others soft pastels, and all
.were applied when the base was
still sqft, then they were fired.
.The figures were classical and the
microscopic detail amazing. These
same cameo figures in the same
minute detail are still available...
foi what those two men fired in
the late 18th. century is what we
know and ldve as Wedgwood to-
day, Collectors of Wedgwood are
as avid now and as eager to find
new pieces, or pieces at a price,
as ever they were before.

CONTEMPORARY NEEDS


ago, yet they are some of the most
desired pieces today. They are
diamond, heart, spade, and club
shaped with the traditional cameo
work in the center. There are ci-
garette holder bowls to match the
ashtrays.... lovely tall atomizers
too for a lady's boudoir'... salt and
pepper shakers to make any din-
ner table more lovely. An assort-
ment of bowls is available, and of
course, cups and saucers. For the
woman who collects cups and sau-
cers or for the hostess who uses
different cones for her after din-
ner coffees or tea time serving,
these are treasured additions to
her household things. Each set is
priced $5.75. Then you'll see one
of the handsomest pieces of all-
a beautiful tea set with tea pot,
creamer, and large sugar bowl
complete with cover. All are sepa-
rately priced so that you may buy
them all at once or piece by piece
and build up your set slowly. No-
tice too the different size and style
pitchers available, handy additions
to any home.

.Almost all of the pieces come
in both the famous light blue with
white cameo figures and the dull
soft tone, sage green. You'll be
pleased with this collection of
beautiful Wedgwood as people be-
fore you have been with similar
collections for scores of years.


egal entanglements, Port-au-Prin. about this realization; one would est possible internal publicity That's one reason the Wedgwood Why not add several pieces to
ce should be well along toward have thought that it would have to all the activities resulting. The section /at La Belle Creole is a po- your china cabinet and enjoy their
having its close-in Beach at the been possible for us to note the aniy desire to harm individuals, pular spot. For there you'll see a beauty day after day on your serv-
nternational Country Club. If danger signals and to correct our all of our individual visitors gathering of all sorts of Wedg- ing table, or cocktail table, or bou-
laiti wants summer business, this mistakes as we went along the happy, and advertise nothing we wood pieces which still have the doir table for that matter. You'll
is certainly a matter of some ur- onward-and-upward path. are not willing to produce, the characteristic .beauty and color, find it's fun to choose among this
agency, as constructing beaches is A RESOLUTION money problems wil take care of but servo our kinds of contempo- level ware and you'll love owning
a long and tedious, and expensi- Let us all take as ouyr resolu- themselves; for wp shall succeed rary needs. For 'instance, I don't such a well known treasure as
ye, engineering job. The Club is tion, not only for 1958 but for all naturally and n o t artificially, imagine they had the "card shape Wedgwood work. See them tomor-
in contact with Mr. Sydney Make- the years that follow, that never With this in mind, let' us salute ashtray over one hundred years row at La Belle Creole.
peace Wood, one of the world's again will we close our minds to together the long and prosperous ________
noted authorities on waterfront progress, to evolution; that, ins- years ahead.
and beach development; and fur. tend, we will develop those self--- HAITI'S OLDEST MOST RELIABLE
other news on this maybe expect- critical faculties which are the FOR RENT GARAGE
ed soon. 0 mark of the mature individual WEST INDIES GARAGE
THINKING OF'StIMMER or nation, so as to put our faith At MUSSEAU. Modern, furnish- N A AG
The Minister of Tourism and in evolution rather than revolu- ed house, two bedrooms, bath- Services all makes,of Cars and Trucks
his staff are working hard on a tion. Let us revolve to sole our room, livingroom, dinin g r o om, Does all types of repair work
project to invite leading educators problems when they are small and kitchen, garage, large garden, Automatic Transmissions Specialists
and writers from the United Sta- manageable, rather than to ignore reasonable rent. Apply Antoine On the Rue du Centre next to SHASA
tes to Haiti for summer for a them, to try to imagine they do Dupoux, Hotel El Rancho. Phone J A t Your Service
symposium on world affairs and not exist, until in fact they grow 7888 or 7228. E S I c hS
other subjects, so huge and overpowering that English, Spanish and French Spoken
HAMT I SUN is convinced that a
The publicity surrounding s good many roblis almost solve
thi pron.em ___ ^ .. ................!
campaign will surely .be of consi- themselves, once the general pu-' HAYTIAN SUGAR
derable effectiveness in attracting blic is. given the truth concerning HA YTIAN AMERICAN SUGAR COM PANY
other educators and teachers on them. The Sun pledges itself, in
summer leaves. 1958, to continue its drive to S.A.
A rather interesting program bring there truth to light respect- -
is gradually taking shape; and ing all tourist problems, not in Authorized Capital $ 2,000,000
this project convinces the SUN any spirit of carping criticism. -
that our new Ministry of Tourism Pot -a -Pin e
fully understands, and is gear- _I_____ Port-au-Prince, Haiti
ing itself to. the kind of forward I -
thinking and planning which tou-
rism requiress Our congratula- v =W Id/
OrWest Indies 4
tions, M. Magloire. ( -"


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Sunday Dec. 12 th., 1958


Salute


the


Victor


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 verv 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
vafetv ;s des;"ned ri-ht into the Victor.


Powered by a new, deep-skirt ,,square" engine, the Victor
is very much a.lop gear car-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 Vauxhall for value with en exciting new
car at an excitingly low price!
There's-value in every aspect of the Victor's very advanc-
ed design: in its new,low-swept good looks and panoramic
vision: in its new flat-ride suspension, and its new petrol-
saving Csquare, engine.I
You must see -and try- this new Vauxhall. It's-in our
show-room now awaiting your personal inspection.
There are two versions of the Victor from which to choose... the Victor
and the more Impriously appointed Victor ,Super*. This de luxe
model, the ,Super,, is distinguished by extra chronework, a wider
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HAITI SUN
TIlE HAITIAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER
Community Weekly Published Sunday Morning I
EDITOR-PUBLISHER BERNARD DIEDERICH
GERANT-RESPONSABLE PAUL E. NAJAC




A NEW NEIGHBOUR NATION

IT WAS perhaps a happy chance that at the same time that
Haitians were celebrating another milestone in the road from
their Independence, another three million people of largely
the same stock were also celebrating the birth of va new Na-
tion.
d
THE CARIBBEAN FEDERATION, stretching in a great
arc fom Jamaica, a scant 200 miles from Haiti, to Trinidad
off the coast of South America, came into formal existence.

Many ties of history as well as blood link Haiti with this
new. State. In many ways the economic problems of Haiti
are similar to those with which the islands of the Federation
are grappling. There is, indeed, much that the two countries
can learn from each other and the new stature of the Fede-
ration could help to make an interchange of ideas and expe-
riences easier.than heretofore.

THE BIRTH of this new Caribbean State will, for instance.
eventually bring the great Doftinion of Canada more actively
into Caribbean affairs than before for Canada is the logical
complementary .Northern Neighbour of the British Caribbean
as the United States has been the logical mentor of the
Latin American Republics. "

THIS MAY not be without eventual significance for Haiti
since there is so much in Canadian culture and experience
that should appeal to Haitians. Indeed vis-a-vis the Caribbean
Federation and Haiti, it would seem that bi-lingual, bi-cultu-
ral 'Canada, fast growing in industrial techniques and econo-
mic wealth, a good deal, of it already invested in this area,-


Special to .The New York Times.
VWashington, Dec. 29- Latin
America accounted for about 30
per cent of the $14 billion that
United States companies hava
added to their direct investments
in foreign operations since
World War II, according to a
report published today by the
Department of Commerce.
The 1956 book value of these
investments in Latin America
was $7.008,000,000. One-sixth of
that figure represented one in-
dustry in one country-oil in Ve
nezifela.
The report, a 200-page book
titled 'U.S. Investments in the
Latin American Economy,' was
prepared as a demonstration of
the impact of private United Sta
tes investments abroad.
The post-war rate of additions
investments in enterprises in
Latin America has considerably
exceeded the rate of any exten-
ded earlier period, the report
said. eand there is every indica-
tCon that large capital expenditu-
res are continuing.*
It said that Latin America's
share of all foreign investment
by United States companies has
decreased since pre-war times,
however, because of the greater
expansion of investment else-
where, particularly in Canada
and the Middle East.
The exports of United States
companies' facilities in Latin A-


is the natural catalyst for the inevitable closer co-operation merica in 1955 amounted to $2,
between Haiti and her blood brothers of the Caribbean. 100,000,000, or 30 per cent of all
Latin American exports in that


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ear. More than half of the Umn
.ed States company exports we-
*e petroleum. Mining (of which
nearly half is Chilean copper
and nitrates) and agriculture
(concentrated in Cuban sugar
and fruits and fibers from tro-
pical areas) accounted for small
ler amounts, according to the
report.
The companies sold $2,800,000,
000 of their output in Latin A-
merica.
Tloe report was based on in
formation from companies that


conduct roughly 90 tper cent of
the operations of all United Sta
tes companies south of the bor
der.

It said that the reporting corn
panies spent $4,300,000,000 in La
tin America in 1955 for wages
and salaries of their employes
(about 98 per cent of them
Latin American) taxes and other
payments to local governments,
materials and supplies, interest,
royalistes and dividends and ot.
her expenses.


LETTERS


SHE'S A FAVORITE island and that peace and prospe.
HERE TOO! rity will be in abundance in 1958.
Mr. Bernard Diederich Best personal regards,
The Haitli Sun Frances Niles
Port-au-Prince, Haiti Sales Representative
Dear Bernard :
Arawak Hotel
Our Haiti office sent me copies Lammee Bay
of your paper which told about )cho Rios, Jamaica
Shirley Ing's visit to the Island. January 7, 1958,
You were very kind to cover her Dear Haiti Sun:
visit and to include me in the ar- Did you know that this place
tidcle. We are always happy to see offers complete American plan?
lhe name .Delta,. in print and you ;till it doesn't offer one-half as
have always, been most generous, much as Haiti.
Shirley had a perfectly d'light- "'o .earn for the days we spent
ful time and reports that Haiti was basking at the Hotel Riviera there.
her favorite island. I knew it .itio Wiss' superb person.-
would be. of course! She wrote nel makes you think you are THE
a very good article on her return ,a, guest at the hotel, and the
n the Dallas Times Herald and hospitable Haitian people seem to
I imagiie she will send numerous take you into their hearts.
'opies to tle island which you We hope to return in the near
-il1 see. ) future for another happy sojourn.
I hope that you 7.rc having a With Best regards,
_:rcal increase in tourists lo th, Hannah and Arsel.


Haitim


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U. S. INVESTMENTS IN L ATIN LANDS ON BIG
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Sunday Dec. 12th., 1958


Mrs. Monica Mosabey, noted
New-York modelist spent two
weeks of the holidays at the
Oloffson. In her profession she
covers Italy, Switzerland and
Germaiy, and L6 wel-kn..i in
Paris. Mrs. Mosabey declared
she is still marvelling at 4the ta-
lent and wonderful creations to
be found in Haiti's Haute Coutu-
re, and adores the dresses inade
for her by Mrs. Simone Mevs.
xx
Miss Mary Helen, Fisher, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Fis-
her arrived home for the Christ
mas holidays. Mary Helen, an
Honor-Roll student at the Aca-
demy of Assomption in Miami,
will finish her last year of High
School this coming year.
xxx

Miss Louise Levitas, Charm
Magazine'- writer arrived in
Port-au-Prince today (Sunday).
Recommended by Miss Lee Kar
wick, Exc.utive Director of the
Caribbean Tourist Association,
Miss Levitas is on an assign-
ment to gather material to be
used in tihe May edition of her
" magazine
Xxx

Canadian Airforce" Lieutenant
Wilhelm Radlein arrived this
past week for a month's vaca-
tion here with his parents, Mr.
and. Mrs. C.L. Radlein The
young Lieutenant expressed ,his
happiness at being to return to
Haiti after an absence of several
years.
xx
Fritz Cineas who has been stu
dying Medecine in Costa Rica
arrived this week on vacation.
He is expected to enter the Uni-
versity of San Salvador on his
return to Central America for
specialized studies
xxx


Maurice Alartin,


Jr. returned


to Port-au-Prince recently from
studies in Kingston, Montreal
and Chicago.
xxx


Judy Dodnick, Editorialist on
the staff of *Compact Magazi-
ne,'- spent the holidays here. She
was accompanied by Miss lewis,
a teacher from Long Island, N.Y.


HAITI'S Junior Tenims Cl


HAITI'S JUN
CHAMP
AT MIAMI
|JEAN ED. BAKER, Haiti's Ju-
nior Tennis Champion, establish-
ed himself as Haiti's outstanding
Ambassador of Sport when he tri-
umfiphed at the net over New York's
,Richard Epstein on December
28th at Flamingo Park.
The Miami Herald of December
28th announced that' young Baker
had carried off the laurels in the
11lth Annual Orange Bowl Junior
Tennis Championship the previous
Sday

Young Baker. son of Mr and


xxx
New Jersey-ite Henry Hersko-
witz left last week after spend-
ing five days at Hotel Villa Creole.
xxx
Miss Myriam Loiseau flies to
her new post as Embassy Steno
grapher in Washingion, soon.
xxx
Among Panama Line's 102 pas
sengers arriving on the &Cristo-
bal> on January 7th were the
following who disembark at Port
auMjPrince :
XXX
Claire and Carl Jeager elippe-
red to Havana this week.

xxx
Mr. and Mrs. Jorge Arellano
and their daughter are back in
the Capital for a visit.


Claudy Camille flies to the
big city for studies soon


Antoine Handal is back from
his trip to the U.S.
.XXX
Vincent Sardi, Jr., Manager
of New-Yorks most famous res-
of the artists, writers and jour-
i, '.ts) at Broadway and 44 th
Street, arrived in town on Thurs
ay morning. He was accompa-
nied by Mrs. Sardi. They will
spend a week at Hotel Oloffson.
Vincent, whose father found-
ed the famous restaurant confess
sed that he had set his mind on
doing some skiing up North, but
wife Adele had her eyes cast
South. She had spent several
days in Haiti last year as guests
of her friends Roger and Laura
Coster of Hotel Oloffson. She
vowed she would persuade her
husband to return here with her
as soon as possible. Adele kept
her word, and hubby, enchanted,
has forgotten all about the ski-
ing business.


xxx
S Rev. Jean-Jierre Abiven
,':Rev. Louis Chabot
IDr. and Mrs. Curtis Dean
Mr. Enoch A. Grant
Dr. Constant Jose
Mr. and Mrs. William T. Kirk



s,,'''. :: Dr.B~H l E C onsan JosEV e EET
S Rev. Jean-Marie Ligen
,Miss Lucia Page
1-j -Miss Ruth Routledge
N Mrs. Jane Sylle
PciMr. And Mrs. Corneliu, Trouw-
Sbridge
m Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Valcourt
Miss Jane Wreggett
xxx
C i o ati CERCLE BELLEVUE ELECTS
NEW OFFICERS
ltnainoni Jean Edward 8aker-_ NWOFCR
iguron theEd BCercle Belevue members recent-
IOR TENNIS tho elected its new Executive Com-
Cu TE NNImittee, with the following result:
SHINES Attorney Georges N. L6ger, Jr.,
T Un E President, Mr Camille Tesserot,
TOURNEY i Vice-President;Dr. Jean Bourand,
Mrs Jean Baker, is a popular Treasurer: Mr. Guy Martin. Assis-
member of the smartly set in the tant-Treasurer; Mr. Rolapd Voriew,
Capital and holds the Junior Secretary: and Mr William Th-
Championship of Haliti. A true ard, Assistant-Secretary; Counsel-
enthusiast cf sport. he is a familiar lorsn Messieurs Albert Roy and
figure on the courts of Cercle Bel- Anthony Drouin.
I:-vt'e and those of Turgeau Tennis
Club, where he practices ATTENTION HOTELS-R]
Jean's recent triumph, making YOU "CAN
a name for himself and his coun- PICK-UP, LOUD SPEAK
try in the Annual Orange Bowl For Yoitr Dances
Junior Tennis Meet. brought him
numerous cablegrams of congratu- R
lations from his proud fans in Appl':- JULES, c/
Haiti. Phone: .


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Famed Composer Irving Fields
Drops In On Haiti
The famed American composer, Among Mr. Fields other works
Irving Fields, author of -Holiday 'are .Managua Nicaragua., -Take
in Haiti- spent the day in Port- Her To Jamaica,, and -Miami
au-Princ,2. this week, when the Beach Rumba' His most recent
cruise liner -Nieuw Amsterdam composition .Chantez, Chan-
docked in Haitian waters. He was lez., sung by. Dinah Shore hit the
accompanied by Mrs. Fields top notches in the U.S
The Fields weri? welcomed on
The distinguished couple visit- arrival by Mr. Atibelin Jobcoeur,
ed Haiti for several weeks last and Mr. Oswald Douyon inter-
year gathering material for the viewedd them fir Radio Commer-
authors book. ce.


Paintings Of Marcel Desir
Exhibited At French Institute
An Exposition of the pain- tions of the works of Haiti's ar-
tings of Marcel Ddsir, well- tists, the unusual talent of whom
known artist of the canvas and combines the Haitian inspira-
talented sculptor, was held from Lion with the modern school of
December 22nd to 31st at the art together with the classic.
Institute Francais in Port-au- The Marcel Desir paintings
Prince, under he patronage of and sculptural works are schedu
General Antonio Th. Kebreau. led to be exhibited by the artist
The French Institute has re- this winter in Venezuela, Puerto
gently sponsored several exhibi- co. Virgin Islands and Nassau.


AFRICANS DRAFT LIKE
COLOMBO PLAN


LOr.DON, Dec. 22 An eight-nation working party here today began
drafting the blueprint of a new plan to help the economies of African
countries similar to the Colombo Plan for cooperative development in
South and Southeast Asia. I
The new plan was discussed at a special meeting of the Commission
forTechnical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara held in 'Lon-
don last October. ,
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CALr. ^. y'' --.,, Tlhet vorkhno Party's proposals will be referred back to the member
i l ,'- governments for their approval.
,,The, working party representing Britain, Francce Portugal, Bel-
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F'':,- eHpeLis to complete the draft proposals tomorrow.

TSOF HRATI 5BC. TIME
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New Haitian
Educational Film
'Tetes Ensemble. (Heads To.
gether), is the title of a one
hour substandard film which is
being sonorised in the USOM
Media Communication Center at
'-hancerelles.
-Tetes Ensemble. was writ-
ten, directed and photographed
by Emmanuel Lafond, M.S.E.,
graduate of Indiana University
in Production including Educa-
tional T.V.
T ic new films sponsored by
the SCHAER. is specially devo-
ted to the improvement of rural
communities.
The 'premiere of "Tetes Ea.
sembe will be held at the end
of January 1958.


tourist Minister...
(Continued from page one)
He then emphasized the excep
from the well-directed touristic
policy which he has undertaken,
and declared he was ready to at-
lack the problems and other dif
ficulties inherent to Haiti's tou,
ristic industry.
One of the most pressing of
,hese problems, Mr. Magloire
said, was a budget large enough
to liquidate outstanding commit-
ments of approximately $68,OOu,
and to permit the Department
ro embark 'on a large-scale pu-
blicity campaign abroad.


SWISS CHALET
Spend your evenings
Dining and Dancing
To the rythmnn
of popular jazz Louis Lahens
Big show at mid-night
(Louis. La hens sings)
At the
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In Bourdon. (formerly
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Open Daily r
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The Thriving City In The Middleeast;
Beirut Capital Of Lebanon

Air traffic's cross-road to East banon. Phoenicians, Per s a n s,
and West today is, one of the ri- Egyptians, Assyrians, Hebr e ws,
chest, smallest, oldest and lorve- Arabs and Turks have all contri-
liest countries in the Middle-East. buted to the present "ay commu-
Under a white flag with red nity.
borders, iA the centre of which is In religion you are told there
something which looks like a is an almost equal division bet-
christmas tree, 14 million people ween Christianity and Islam with
who live on 4,000 square miles on many small sects in each
the Eastern coast of the Medltor
ranean are this year observing NOT EXPENSIVE
their sixteenth anniversary of in-
dependence from the French Man- From the time the visitor leaves
date. the modern new international air-
The country that is thriving terminal by taxi, be it a cadillac
while many of its neighbors 'are or another roomy late-model Ame-


A local guide with the Temple of Bacchus, at Baalbek in the back
ground.


seemingly starving to death with
all the traditional economic pro-
blems, is lebanon which is bound-
ed by Syria in 4the North-East and
Israel on the South. Its capital,
Beirut is a metropolis to behold.
It has 500,000 inhabitants and is
brimming with life. Although many
of the people dress with a conti-
nental smartness many still wear
their colorful tribal or religious
cloths.

GOVERNMENT

In administration, lebanon is a
Republic 'with legislative power
vested in a Parliament consisting
of a single House in which sit
forty deputies representing .the
different divisions into which Le-
banon is divided.
Executive authority is in the
hands of the President assisted by
Ministers responsible to Parlia-
ment
A reflection on the mixed reli-
gious population is seen in the
fact that in the constitution it
lays down that the President must
he a Maronite (Follower of a
monk called Maron) Christian,
while the chairman of the council
of Ministers should be a Sunnite
Muslim.

PEOPLE

There is no -Native. race in Le-


rican car and checks into a hotel
he has learned that it is not ano-
ther expensive town.
Because the Hotel St. George
down on the rocks in the sea along
the Avenue des Francais was full
this traveller was booked into the-
Hotel Capitole down-town Beirut.
A room with bath and a bay-win-
dow view of Beirut; traffic at its
worse all for six dollars a day
'with breakfast included.

Except for the horn blowing
Beirut is the regular Paris of the
Middle East. The Avenue des Fran-
cais is in the plush sea-boarded
night-club district, which is attrac-
tive eveq during the day with its
long line of plains and white wide
promenade.


HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER


PROMISE BY THE PRESIDENT


The promise of Hydro-electric power that will change the

face of the rural communities and benefit the small property
holders, as well as large, was made by the President, Dr.
|
Francois Duvalier, in his January 1st Message to the Nation.


The Government, he said, in- The institutions provided for
tended substituting a dynamic in the new Constitution, his mes
State uniting the objectives of sage continued, will work on spe
its entire policy to the growth cific directives, directing their
of social prosperity, financial and political energies
along a plan of economic and
The Plains of Torbeck, Cayes social development reflecting
and the Arbre will be irrigated the maximum volume of public
and put under cultivation. Hy- or private investments in order-
dro-electric power will change to transform the Haitian econo-
the physiognomy of our rural my.
communities. The Central Pla-
teau, the North-West, North- The President's message, not-
East and South-West regions ing that the year Just passed had
will participate in the revision been a terrible one for the peo-
of the country's weak economy, pie of Haiti, declared that his"
impoverished by the waste of na Government had already carri-
tional resources, ed out measures of budgetary
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Equilibrium and it was pursuing


and strengthening its policy of
improving finances. Public cre-
dit was being progressively res-
tored and normal conditions will
again return.


Josef Habetthur, former Ma-
nager of Hotel Castelhaiti, spent
the day off the ship Arosa
Sky, renewing old, acquaintan-
ces here. Josef declared he en-
joyed every minute up to shov-
ing-off time to Havana at 6:00
P.M.
xxx

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PRICE DIP BLOW TO L. A. TRADE
(Continued fro:m page -4)


Export-Impor-t Bank forced the
cotlit!:' to buy United States-ma
nufactured equipment which -is
more expensive than European oi
Japanese.
The authors of this type of
criticism, who include the top Go
vernment economists, feel the Ex
port-Import Bank should change
its regulations, which provide
that United States loan money 'be
used to purchase United States
produced goods. Conversely they
propose that the World Bank,
which is not restricted by such
rules, assume a larger share ol
the lending1 program.
The World Bank itself was the
target of heavy Latin-American
Attacks in 1957. With loans to
Latin-America in the fiscal year
ended June 30 totaling only
$ 63,100,000, the bank came under
fire by its Latin-American gover-
nors at September's annual confe-
rence in Washington.
The Latin-American governors
sought to push 'through resolu-
tions calling upon the bank to
pay more attention to the region
and change procedures to make
loans in domestic currencies as
well as in dollars.
General criticism of the Unit-
ed States and the World Bank
was also loud in the corridors at
the BuenosAires conference of
the finance ministers of the he-
misphere in August and it took a
lot of diplomatic maneuvering to
keep this resentment out of the
speeches and resolutions.
The conference, which in the
eyes of most Latin Americans
achieved exactly nothing in the
*way of formulating new joint de-
velopment programs with United
States participation, did produce
a watered down 'Buenos Aires
economic declarations. In Article
3 it .expressed the region's preoc-
cupations with the life-or-death
question of commodity prices.


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CRITICISM IS IMPLIED na, Chile and Colomuia received
The article said the objective cotton surplus shipmcns frcm the
of the American states was to pro Unitc:d S,'tes orn a Eimitr- bas;s.
mole -international cooperation. As th2 disposal programs have a
through inter-governmental con- ciaa.ie allowring the countries
sultations or other mpans in t) use domestic currencies receive
marketing basic or primary corn- I ed from sales of the commodities
modities whose prices are subject for development projects, ech
to excessive fluctuations, country was reasonably pleased
This statement carried an im- with its own agreements but fear-
plird criticism of the agricultural ful that benefits to neighbors
commodities disposal program of ; would cut exports
the United States Public Law u, L .i'! OVER IU; S TARIFFS
480 which in 1957 remained,! Since midyear. Peru.- Bolivia
the most controversial of Was- 'and Mexico as well as Canada
hington's economic undertakings have become alarmed over pros-
in the hemisphere i pects that the Unite] Stales Ta-
Brazil signed a pact to receive riff Commission would raise to
108.000 tons of wheat Irom sur- the limit tariffs on imports of
r


The Centre d'Art is a must for any visitor. Here is the Director DeWit;
Peters with -o paintings.

plus sLocks crer three years and zinp and laad to protect domestic
this. evoked anguished protests mines. Peru ii suffering from. a
from Argentine, Uruguay and Ca drop' in cooper prices and general
nada that it closed the Brazilian financial troubles, and such -a
market to them for regular trade. measure could knock her out of
The United States Idenied that world markets and bring on a se-
this was the effect of the pro- vere depression.
gram. ;

At the same time Brazil, Mexi-
co and Peru were unhappy that
such other countries 'as 'Argenti-


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Sund~i) Dec. 1 tb., 1958 ccHAITI SUNa Page 13


Dr. McCrackcn Cites Men
Who Have Wider Horizons
and Enriched Culture

New-York-The middle-aged were
hrged to participate more acti
vely in a period of their lives
that offered unlimited opportu
nities.
,Speaking to an overflow con-
gregation'at the Riverside Chu-
rch, the Rev. Dr. Robert J. Me-
Cracken cited Sophocles, Cato,
Plato, Robert Browning, Goethe
and Winston Churchill as emen
who by continually widening
their horizons and maintaining
an active interest in the whole
business of being alive during
their advanced years, greatly
contributed to the world's civi-
lization and cultnvre.-
Some 2,100 persons, including
a group of ninety-five members
of the First Methodist Youth Fel
lowsiip 'of Canton and Paines-
ville, Ohip, heard Dr. McCrac-
ken say that it is a mistake to
cease cherishing hopes Upon
reaching middle age, for al-
though qne can't" help growing
old one certainly should take ad
vantage of it.
AQUALI3Y OF MIND
Dr. McCracken said that
New-York State alone some'150,
000 mrdiddle-aged and older per-
sons attended institutions of hig
her education seeking ways to
improve themselves and thereby
utilizing but one of the nume-
rous opportunities that this land
of ours olfers.z
*Youth is a quality ofi mind
and spirit,b he said. *By remain-
ing active in mind, sprit and bo-
dy, the older people can well re-
capture the strength, endurance
and glamour- of youth.
As we approach 1958 with
mixed feelings about mankind,
ourselves, and the future, let us
.make a pact with ourselves
to make this year a useful one
in the physical, mental and spi-
ritual sense.
eBut more than anything else
very few -people manage to re-
ach the crowning glory of the
old where,the spirit does not de-
cay with the body without faith
in God.
*God comes into human lives
when through attention, concern
tration, and dedication, they pro
vide an open door, and what was
dull flesh becomes an immortal
spirit.b


Dr. McCracken noted that He had exchanged pulpits with
*Gcd's promise is, Even to your It.e Rev. Dr. Walter Donald
old age, I will be the same, when Kring of the Unitarian Church
you are gray-haired. I will still of All Souls, Lexington Avenue
sustain you.p and Eightieth Street.

Before the sermon Dr. McCrac Hate3 Dr. Greeley told the
ken, assisted by the choir, gave congregation, <.is not the answer
a special prayer for the New- to the world's problems. No
Year in which he asked the Al- amount of hate will teach a lit-
mriighty to deliver us from into- tie child, or the people of Rus-
leranece, ignorance and stuborn Fia, to develop that dignity and
ness and grant us kindhearted- goodwill that are latent in eve-
ness, understanding, patience ry human soul and every socie-
and love to all mankind. tv of men.v


HATE IS DENOUNCED
A Boston minister said here
-that, although the world is st''i-
posed to be living in the Chris-
tian era, 4we haven't begun to
be Christian yet).
The clergyman was llih' ihv.
Dana McLean Greeley of the Ar
lington"Street Unitarian 'Church.


Retaliation, he continued, al-
so is not the solution to the
world's needs.
Dr. Greeley, former secretary
of the Amecrican Unitarian Asso
ciation, is now president of the
SUnitarian Service Committee. It
has been the custom for a num-
ber of years for Dr. Greeley and
Dr. Kring to exchange pulpits.


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MISS ELLEN D. YOUNG dau-
ghter of U.S. sportsman Mauri-,
ce D. Young left Monday after
spending two weeks vacation
here from her studies at the
Gainesville Laboratory School
in Florida. Ellen is a former pu-
pil of Union School here, and
was happily welcomed back by
old classmates. In giving news
of her dad who resided in Hai-
ti for many years, she in-
formed that he is now about re-
ady to take his Doctorate in Eco
nomics- back in the U.S.

The Liberian Ambassadorial
couple at Port-au-Prince obser-
ve their birthday anniversaries
within three .days of each other.
Mrs. Jo'm F. Marshall, wife of
t'e Ambassador celebrates hers
on January 14th, while the Am-
bassador waits until the 17th.
xx
Mrs. Alices, Wiener, mother of
the wveil-known hotel team of
Hotel Villa Creole, has returned,
from an extended European va-
cation.
XXX" -. "
Xxx.

FOR HOLIDAYS
Denise Rouzier, back irI, town
from nearly a year in the big
town, was drawing comments of ad-
miration in the Cite de l'Expo-
sition, when she appeared in a
chic specially designed version
of the feminin guayavera in
snow-white sateen, and a snug
black sateen skirt. Denise is wea
ring a new hair style with bangs,
and her skin reflects the. cool
*fraicheurI, of he Northerners.
xx
Miss Marie Jcso Genhil, breezed in-
to town ad-before the holidays
frcm several months abroad. The
popular yoting member of Port-
au-Princien society was warmly
welcomed back to the local sce-
ne where she_-had been..greatly
missed.
xxx
XXX

SERGE LAFONTANT
DIES IN MILAN
The news Of the death of Engi-
neer Serge Lafontant was receiv-
ed here this week-from Milan, Ita-
ly, where he was taking a refresh-
er course. He was expected home
abier this month. .
The young technician was bere-
aved of his young wife, the former
Miss William, of Port-au-Prince,
she died giving birth to their son,
'Serge, Jr. seven years ago.
He is survived by his aunt, Mrs.
Marie Defly, a brother, Agronomist
Philippe Lafontant, 1st Secretary
to the Haitian Embassy in Costa
Rica, now in Miami en route to
his new post.
The body will be shipped from
Italy for burial at Port-au-Prince.
She will accompanied her pa-
rents, Ambassador and Mrs Ra.

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oul Rouzier, when they left last
week to take up their post in
Monrovia, Liberia:
xxx

Richard Nazon, son df Engi-
neer and Mrs. Raoul Nazon, ob-
served his ninth birthday at the
family home in Petion-Ville, re-
cently, with a gay party and all
thie trimmings. Dick is a pupil
at the St. Louis de Gonzague
institution.
xxx

Miss Yvette Horton, 'kinder-
garton teacher of' Kingston, Ja-
maica, leaves Haiti this week, af
ter a two weeks vacation. It was
her first trip to Haiti. She ca-
me to spend the holidays with
her parents Mr and Mrs. Clau-
de Robinson Yvette expressed
hier happiness at being a part of
the gay Christmas and New-
Year scene in Haiti. She visited
the C a pital's principal
-;how places- dined on Christ
inas day with friends in Martis-
.s nL. was whirled back to Tv'-
gauiin, lime to attend .a party
*w.i'cre she was introduced, to the
smart 'younger set and in ht-
2e1. sighseeing trips to the
r.Lintry attended the Indepen-
--ee Day Garden Party at the
aInis National where she was
.,-,ced to President *Dr. Fran
cos DIuvalier and the FirslALdy.
XXX
xxx
The Christmas Party for th:
young Petion-Ville vagabonds
offered by several Charitibl.
spirited citizens at ,Rue Daguin
was a whoppingnh success.
But *Pre Noel-) had to be
transformed into <,Pre Fouet-
.ard- to persuade the ,.merry-
mnakers' to terminate the ham-
boche, the sponsors' found
xxx
Henri Borno was in bed wit'
i bad cold but managed to get
a bit in for the holidays.
xxx
Dr. Raymond Alvarez-Silva,
ditor of eHeralido de Haiti at,
he Christmas here among his
numerous friends who laid out
the red carpet.
xxx
*Agence Fron-Lifb of Rue du
Qual and. A de Matteis & Co.
are hew additions to the Club
International de Commerce. The
club's weekly Wednesday Lun-
Aheon was suspended for two
,eeks on account of- the YuIL
tide Season, to be resumed again
this month.
XXX
xxx
-A-
Mr and Mrs. Harold Loren
orom New-York are spent a tWo
.reek vacation here at Hotel Pla
:a. Harold and his wife Beatrice
are a brilliant team which di-


rects the Lincoln 'Farm Work
2amp at Roscoe, N.Y.
xxx -

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kraus of
qew-York spent a week at Ho-
el Oloffson. Mr. Kraus who is
)n his fourth trip to Haiti came
,or the first time back in '33.
For years he worked with a Mo-
vie Production Company, later
taking up his present position
as a Publicist for the L.ether
Industries of. America.
xxx
Josef Halbetthiuri, formerr. Cas-
telhpi!i Hotel Manager was among
the 432 passengers who spent the


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day in the Capital from the M/V
-Arosa Sky', last Monday. Mr.
Habetihur expressed his pleasure
at renewing old acquaintances and
enjoyed every minute up to sho-
ving off to Havana time at 6:00
P.M.
X x x

Lovely Gisele Bayardelle and
Doctor Serge Roe will take that
taurants, Sardi's (&Renidez-vous
trip to the altar on Saturday, Ja
nuary 18 th. The Nuptial Bene-
diction will be given the distin-
guished young couple, in a 6:30
P.M. ceremony at Eglise du Sa-
crd-Cceur de ',Turgeau.


XXX
Dr. and Mrs. Guttman of Chi-
cago arrived Monday on their
fourth visit to Haiti. The noted
Surgeon and his wife stated that
their previous visits had only
been-off cruise ships but this ti-
me they expected to stay much
longer to get better acquainted
with the charms of the country.

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Which has the best imports from all the corners of the world. You can save up to 60%
from U.S. prices with your duty ree allow nee of $200. over 48 hours and $500 over
12 days outside U.S.A. Fisher's will be a rea shopper's paradise. Not only free port prices
but modest mark-up, because everything is concentrated in one large building. Are your
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Where a ,well-trained and courteous staff wi'
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Where checks and foreign banknotes are aceep
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wullaltinsi and sRhipping costs.
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Boulton and Poarrin Gloves Ilawick
Scotland Cashmire Sweaters Lubin
Balmein Well -. Knize Griffe Perfumes
Vapoleon Godet Louis De Salignac Cognacs
VWarquis De Montesquieu Armagnac De Kuyper
Liqueurs Aalbor Aquavit Danish Porce.-
lains and Silver Spalding of England
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Marcel Frank Atomizers
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