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Ers. Tane Lot / rL THEY-POR T
Mrs, Jane Lowenthal,
Research Instituit foz
the Study,-of Man,
162 East 78 Street,
New York 10021, t.Y.
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S08I .. Z I/5 VI 23
v, X, No 23
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LAt AL* OIAJ; EA A
Editor PHYLLIS SH.^SID AlFR~t62. EA-T 768 S1
1o4n. Sir Crantioy Adaemz
Sir Gramnley Adams (89S-297.7) died ii
his homntBd, Barbado, last Suoday, He
was a great rao; inmead of the rmnine
tributes, readers w il find on page 5 'paw
of a chapter written by the Editor whoe
was oe of his Mnisters in the one and
only Fedration of all British West Jndia
Islands. This excerpt is dedicated to his
Freedom of The Press
Wherever aud wbeneer ple --- the very thing the
the forces of evil and op- haM pledged to uPhol t1,4
xreisiot are at work a free iHow ts'ange is thii. ry p 'Y
:reaa is a thorn in the side of behaviour when close t
." the forces of darkness. acrutnised !
Itis shocking, 1f7 Utr'tg A free Iress i. the Ve
A Od shahrefil for all decent and backbone of any deirn
an d democratic miPnded critic society. Every ctni,
S. Indians, from Jaknaica ih this society has a or
1i Guyana, to see so many land cvii obhgation tn pro. -
WVst Indian politicians tect the. pre' from an ,_ .. .
'i 'oir in the fotsteps dictatorial poitician. and '
:. men hike HMtler,.. Mtisol invite and urge all t, :.- .- U
n. Du'/alwer and Trujilul. every effort to muzle .-
Th''e men have spread silent '&he free prea.
;.;h sorrow not only on
.theis own enslaved people, Govermme its are the sqw
but even furtbhe afield, vazts and are r-s.pcciah!..
to the people who as- th- 1 w .
A free press is considered I aole judges. Why, t. ..
aW. and has proved, itself, should the servaotm n,
the watchdog of the rights want the judges to got th
of the ases- I facts the plain uncat 7
| nished trtths *
i: ia tme for men ofi
hIh8 a~d tow standing to Tbh fr-e press muuat h
nte well what is hp(- r.--) l-it, tor its stsn *' "
M"a in the West Indea to uphold the rights of aT
wbfM Miany woveromeuts i people rich and pc: STAI
ar attxapting to destroy I aike. (
the free exBpes3on of peO- LAPLAC
~ I B Y RSTP Y.AP.ACF,
Ore .Her* aWr Wtes on The
Educator ( -)
ARC~ Si I
IN TB IWS
The field of battle has passed from
Freedom Street to the New Market. Those
who were invited by, the Roseau Town
Council to its inaugural meeting at.
the Yew markett site (Laing's Lane)were
surprised to hear over the. radio that
their attendance at this function "will
not be lawful". ost .of the intrepid
invitees attended regardless, some erm-
ed with notebooks in which to inscribe
the numbers or names of any authorities
who might attempt to obstruct entry,but
all was sweetness and light in the clear
afternoon sunset by the sea,.(Contd. p. 10)
-, ., "
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Page Two T H E S T A R Friday,December 8,1971
E X P A N D'-1 N:G H 0 RI Z. N 5 by ANDROCLES
There are a ffew items which-I wish to get off my columnist chest in
order too make way for the big events which IL csee developing in the
I. Has it occurred to Dominicans that their public life is bound to
be stultified since their human resources, in this line are not being
utilized? This aspect of things came forcibly to mind recently when I
read the composition of the Government's Agricultural and Industrial Loans
Committee. The-majority of the appointees, excluding Civil Servants,got
.their positions, clearly, by virtue of political adherence to the Party
in power. What is happening is. that .half the population and, I darei-
say, the more competent half--,which could be in, the public life of
Dominica has been -eliminated from service because it is known or believed -
that they do not belong to the political camp of the ruling Party. It is
my belief:- that this country cannot afford such an-unnecessary-waste of
this type of resource the.highest in any country: living human beings,
Such a- state of affairs has bean%; entirely brought on by those in power
for, the pa.st, Cdecade, -who are not big enough to realise that Dominica is
greate-'- t 'any political party.
,.his policy of confining opportunities of public service to party hacks
hash had- some strange.. and unhappy consequences. Thb~Jame names keep on re-
curring on' Boards or Committees of Government in a way which would suggest
omnic6mpetence... There.-is one particular hack who seems to make them all,
including the right to take part in the deliberations of a certain type of
institution all over the island. When, some time ago, there was a bit. of.
a public outcry against the personnel of the Banana Board and attempts
were made to introduce new blood-into its composition for the sake ,of
trying to. save the industry, the Government re-nominated the same political
adherents who, together with the continuously re-elected ones, had been
regarded as obstacles to a fresh look and 'outlook in the administration of
this vital industry. Thus the efforts of producers were stultified, while
the banana industry appears to be gaily careenitg.to its doom.
Such is the price which a community pays: for putting small-mindedneis
in its high places. And this is just one example.
II, Last September, the Government gave a display of its armed might
when the population contemplated demonstrating against certain undesirable
legislation about to be passed. One careless step on the part of the pro-
testers, and lives of citizens could easily have been lost. Such armed
might was, of course, provided by the Police and Defence Forces:.
I often wonder in what light the members of the Forces saw the protest-
ers on that day. Did they see them as a bunch of subversives bent on public
mischief and wanting to deliver Dominica into the hands of some semi-Com-
munist State? Or did they see the would-be c..demonstrators as the more
morally-sensitive section of the population, desirous of preserving freedom
and democracy for the population, which included the members of the Forces
and their families? Did they feel, for example, that Messrs. Leblanc and
Armour were more likely to be' preserving and conserving the long-
term interests of Dominica than the leaders of the Freedom Party who were
striving to maintain our ancient institutions like the Roseau Town Council
and to ensure that the sacrificial savings efforts of the people of Dominica
did not come within the greedy grasp of a notoriously wasteful Government?
Should the Police ever forget which Party it was that, a few years ago,
brought their grievances to public notice and consequent remedy?
But what do members of these Forces say now that they have seen where
the Government leaders, except for the intervention of the same Opposition
leaders of 23rd September, would take this country? Do they now realise
who was.acting democratically and whoQwas not?- Are their souls so dead that
they cannot to themselves say: "This is my.,own, my native land" as the
Premier attempts to trade them and us to unhappy Guyana in the holy name of
political integration? ,. (Concluded on Page Four)
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t FurTHEB STARi D r
Expanding Horizons by Androcle:s (from p.2).. Are they aware that if the
declaration of Grenada were permitted to be consummated as far as Danmica
is concerned, a distinct possibility is their use as cannon fodder when
Venezuela and Surinam proceed to enforce their territorial claims on Guy-
ana ? Are. they desirous of extending the influence of Communist Russia
or Red China to Dominica ? As they look at the events bn and just before
September 25rd in .retrospect, who., was right and who was wrong. ? And if
the Premier attempts to impose his point of view in this matter against
the clearly and forcefully expressed wishes of the people, as citizens of
Dominica who will be right and who will be wrong ? Would their attitude
in this matter still be: Theirs not to- reason why ?
III. I am not one to allow dust to be thrown in eyes when I am around.
Caught in the network of their untruths, the writers of the "Educator'
had stated -- against the evidence of thousands present -- that Mr.Moise,
Leader of the. Opposition, was not present at the huge public meeting of
13th November when the Opposition Leaders from the various islands add-
ressed the people- on Freedom Street. Now aware. of this outrage to public
sense which this patent. untruth occasioned, the Editor in a lame way now
says in his issue of 24th November that it was not public meeting he meant,
but press meeting. Which would still. be a lie because Mr. Moise was clearly
and visibly present when the Press Conference, which amounted to nothing
more than the formal handing of a copy of the Opposition Leaders' State-
ment to representatives. of the Press, took place. "Oh, what a tangled
web we weave, when first we, practise to deceive"' The reading public is
furious over this yet further attempt at deception.
This spirit of deceit., so characteristic of the Leblanc Shoe Party,
was continued on that Party's political platform on Freedom Street o'n the
night of 22nd November. Times, however,, have changed and this meeting fell
flat amid the jeers of those present.
Speakers attempted to convey that it was not correct to say that local
public opinion had not. been consulted in the sell-out to Guyana, since
provision has been made in the Grenada Declaration to do so. Now quite
apart from my asseveration in a previous piece that I saw and heard the
Premier on television assert that Dominica will enter the contemplated
union despite what others' do (and I believe that the public will believe
me rather than Armour and Francis), the whole tenor of the Grenada Dec-
laration makes it. abundantly clear that the thing, was a fait accompli in
the minds and intents of the authors. "The new Constitution will be prom-
ulgated on April 22, 1973, and elections will be held throughout the (nhe)
State by June, 30, 1973". (Section (i)). Is this an act contingent upon
public acceptance of the scheme? And, more simply, if it were intended to
consult public opinion in advance, why not before the expensive and elab-
orate. step- of formal conferences, complete with batteries of experts?
Why not a sounding of the views of the Parliamentary Oppositions before?
"A Preparatory Commission will be set up by November 30S, 1971, to prepare
for the establishment of the new State". (Section(a)). Does the Premier
first decide upon Dominica becoming part of a new State and then proceed
to consult the people? Neither should we forget that the Premier has stated
thaet.he has no intention of holding 'aReferendum, the most accurate means
of determining public opinion, but is, prepared to use the. constitutionally-
required two-thirds of the elected votes in the House which he controls
to bulldoze Dominica into union with wretched Guyana -- if the people per-
mit this to be done. Would this, be consulting public opinion? One of the
greatest among the many lies to come out of the recent Roseau public meet-
ing of the desperate Leblanc Shoe Party is that negotiations leading to
the ill-fated 1958 Federation were done in similar secrecy. This is absol-
utely untrue and such an untruth we would expect fQom a baxd.of adventurers.
here were numerous conferences& and meetingsat ch Dominica sent a
varied umber of representatives (like, the late Clifton Dugny and Austin
Winston) and discussion covered the: period from.. 1947 the ate of the Mon-
tego Bay Conference. It was pitiable, I understand to see the strange
osturings wich took place on the oblanc Party platform last Monay night.
T have te feling that som a ofessional rep taos ll he ser ous
ress otaning toI hef e inde ens
ase o the M f mm. Wk kow o opose e. pro ece d
union, e t~ing is aug an e, even hough te matter be so serious.
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T HE STAR
Page rive .
IN THE CABINET (from Chapter Nine)
Extract from a work in progress by Phyllis Shand Allfrey. Printed in
tribute to SIR GRANTLEY ADAMS.
It was Tuesday, Council of State day. Normally on Tuesdays, instead
of going to the Ministry, I would telephone to find out if there were any
urgent matters for me to deal with, and if not, Nicholas (my Dominican
driver) would take me straight to the Governor General's house. On this
day I summoned Nicholas early and we drove to the Ministerial Buildings,
then known as Federal House. He deposited me and my portfolio, which al-
ready felt like a sack of stones, in the narrow alleyway which served as
a parking-place. Two Members of the Federal Parliament were standing in
the sunshine beside a car, their backs turned; as I moved into the shadow
of a doorway I heard the Prime Minister's name spoken low,and something
in the tone of the speaker, some note of derision, held me there. I heard
the M.P, say: "Yes, he recovered. It would have been sordid to die of a
The other M.P. said: "Next time it might be a proper thrombosis."
"Oh come, come," said the first Member. "You must nt wish sudden death
even to a Colonial Office stooge."
The other parried, "All I want is to see this tomfool weakling Gov-
ernment crack up. As it will, soon. I don't care how."
"With their ,majority, one vote of no confidence in the House..."
said the original speaker.
"Or the defection of one or two Feds or better still, of a Minister-"
They came around the corner, and there was something in the tenseness
of my bearing which warned them. They fell silent, mumbled good morning
and entered the lift. I went up the stairs, dragging my leather case.
What I had heard had filled me with wild indignation; why had,these, men
got themselves elected to a Federal Parliament if so early in the day they
wanted to see it die or its 'leader die? I tried to be detached and
indifferent. This was impossible. I knew it was more important to be a
human being than to be a Minister of State.
The Governor-General's house was a noble grey-stone mansion set amid
spacious lawns and dominated by a marvellous ancient saman tree. The coun-
cil chamber there, in which we held our earliest meetings (until we became
an independent Cabinet) was like a large dining-room, frigidly air-condit.
ioned. The Governor General suffered intensely from our tropical heat.
His bearing was handsome, debonair and formal, and he disliked the casual
unpunctuality of many West Indians, not excluding some of the Ministers.
On this day the Prime Minister was-alarmingly late. We all began to
feel embarrassed. After a wait of nearly three-quarters of an hour he came
in, walking very slowly, unabashed looking. He apologised in his courteous
"I'm sorry, Your Excellency. I had to go to a funeral."
"I'm sorry, too," said Lord Hailes, his features hardly relenting.
"You see, I suddenly heard...There was an old white man -must have
been over eighty if a day. He died yesterday. Used to be my schoolmaster.
Died very poor. I heard of the burial late, and felt I ought to go. So I
followed the coffin."
I had forgotten to take off my dark glasses, and now removed them to
turn my already melancholy gaze full on the Prime Minister, who was stretch-
ing his poor sick foot and picking up his pen. He wasi smiling, just the
way Sese from La Plaine smiled when she was deeply sad. I heard him mutter
in an aside: "One of the best teachers I ever knew." His voice was full
of authentic affection.
I hastily put my glasses on again... The President was saying:"Arising
out of the minutes, I understand there is a correction --"
There it was, the implication of 'universal love' which overshot lim-
itations of race, social status, and personal discomfort. The Prime Minis-
ter of our uneasy little near-nation, a sick man, had risen early to attend
the funeral of a poor old white man who had been a teacher; trudging after
the bier to incur the displeasure of his colleague the Governor General,
another white man. I realized then more clearly than ever what the P.M.stood
Friday, December 5, 1971
for, and heard with new consciousness the voice of the enemy in the
"Better still the-defection of a Minister."
In the break for coffee, the supremely loyal Jamaican Minister we
all called "Teacher" spoke to me. "Why so .serious? Have you been to a
One full-time Teacher-Trainer for
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3.At least five years' teaching He is a General Practitioner.
experience with pre-school children., LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE
aged three to five years* Last Sunday at Portsmouth the Exec-
DUTIES INCLUDE: utive of the LeBlanc Labour Party
a) planning and conducting train- was returned to office virtually un-
ing courses and workshops; changed. Mr. H.White is still Presid-
b) visiting PEP schools, giving ent, and Speaker Eustace France re-
demonstrations, holding conferences mains Vice-Pres. Patrick John is Gen.
with the class teachers; Sec. as before, 0. Seraphin Treasurer,
c), helping School Staffsa interpret A.Trocard the perennial Asat.Sec.
understand and implement the pre- Mr. R.E. (Elford) Henry was appointed
school curriculum developed by PEP. Membership See. Post of Agent is abol-
S. iahed. A new post of Trustee was fill-
SALARY according to qualifications. ed by Jenner Armour. Jerry Lee,Eman-
Transport or transport allowance uel Martin & Miahael Douglas are still
provided. .on the Executive; Mrs. Hugh White &
APPLY in writing: PEP,Social Centre, Mrs. Flossie Joseph are the only other
14 Turkey Lane, Roseau before women in the bagai. Party auditors-
December 31st, 1971. are Dr.N.J.O.Liverpool (who was un-
244-1/1 successful in presidential elections)
and Mr. Victor Riviere. "Attacks on
SNA.PAUJ WINS 2BOOKER PRIZE your leaders are attacks on yourselves"
Trinidadian writer of considerable Mr. Francis said in his speech. Sieg
renown already has won the 5,000 Heil. The usual standing ovation for
Booker Prize for fiction: he is' the Premier (mein Fthrer) occurred;
Vidia Naipaul, whose book "In a and criticisms of the Grenada Declar-
Free State" -(and the name ought to ation likely to arise out of two Res-
appeal to Dominicans, Anguillans, solutions were withdrawn because every-
Kittians, Nevisians and other small- body was happy after the Political
islanders:) topped an entry list of Leader explained what it was about
42 novels and a short-list of six "Alerted to danger", the large island-
which comprised some brilliant rival wide crowd returned home satisfied.
works. Andre Deutsch published the I
winning book, described as 'a work R E A D E R'S V I E W
of great distinction, deeply felt...' A relAlive of ours recently bough t
a case of grapefruit at the Marketing
DOMINICA DISTILLERIES LTD. Board. As I said in an earlier letter,
are going places with their locally they were very young and had very
produced rum and other drinks. They little juice, and were a bad advert-
shipped a consignment to St.Kitts isement for Dominica. It would be a
a few days ago. good idea if the Citrus Growers of
REMEMBER: Dominica would be more particular
We art asked to remind the public of about the fruit they send abroad, as
the CABANA Fair at Londonderry on it could make a bad impression on
Boxing Day(Monday hol) Dec.27th, in the consumers if they pay for fruit
aid of La Soie Parish funds. ***** which are no use to them. I only
AND DON'T FORGET the Anglican Garden mention this to be HELPFUL.
Fair tomorrow (Sat.) .m. Students Fresh-Juice Addict, St. Lucia.
will find NEW SCIENTIIT Mags.on sale:
Friday,December 3, 1971
THE S TAR
Friday,December 3, 1971
Se ii T STAR'
DOMINICA BANANA GROWERS'ASSOCIATION
FERTILIZER SUBSIDISATION SCHEME
Fertilizer allocations due to be
issued under this Scheme for the
quarter ended 30th June 1971 willbe
available to growers from Monday,
6th December, 1971.
As from that date growers may
call at the Insurance Office at
Roseau or at Portsmouth for their
Growers in the Districts now
served by District Fertilizer Store-
rooms may call at such Storerooms
for their Issue Vouchers and Fertil-
izers on the usual days.
It should be noted that on the.
days when any District Storeroom is,
opened for business, it will not be
possible for any grower in the Dis-
trict or Districts served by that
Storeroom to obtain his Issue Vouch-
er at the Insurance Office in Roseau
Issue Vouchers will be issued to
growers on presentation of their s
ANY GROWER WHO IS NOT IN POSSESS-
ION OF A SELLING CARD OR IS DISSAT-
ISFIED WITH THE AMOUNT OF HIS FERT-
ILIZER ALLOCATION, OR WHO HAS ANY
OTHER DIFFICULTY IN CONNECTION WITH
HIS ISSUE VOUCHER, MUST APPLY FOR A
SELLING CARD OR BRING HIS DOCKETS,
OR MAKE COMPLAINT, AS THE CASE MAY
BE, TO THE INSURANCE OFFICE AT
'ROSEAU OR AT PORTSMOUTH. .
T.C. IRISH, F
lst'Dec. Ag. General Manager, i
1971. 245-1/1. c
INFORMATION ON CITRUS: G
by Leo Narodny, Barbados H
Thi1 should be of interest to
Dominica's citrus growers. Grape- r
fruit in Europe is sold by the Kilo-
gram (2.2 lbs) at a price of about
$0.80 (in Luxembourg) to 90.40 (in
Vienna), and the Outspan grapefruit at's a Bouzaille? So e say BOO AYE.
seems to be uniformly pulpy, acid ah xcelnP joint Bulletin of the
and very small (lo cm .diameter). 0iauin Do.,e.Michel (contd p.lO)
Some oranges from Jaffa are seen in especially in Dot.,Nov. & December.
Bolzano, Italy, and from Argentina Valencia oranges from Spain are coming
in France, but most of it is Out- in in November at low prices. Every
span from South' Africa. Bananas- are indication is that entry into the Com-
from Costa Rica at about 30 cents mon Market in 1973 should help the
a Kilo. These compete with pears, West Indian citrus growers in Europe,
apples and grapes at slightly lower at least. I only saw Gros Michel
prices;. Grapes in Switzerland (Zur- bananas so do not know what the Lacatan
ich & G-ruyere) are very cheap:about banana would bring in price. Air trans-
j20 cents a Kilo. during harvest time port of fruit to Europe is not as fan-
0(November). There is a tremendoustastic as it sounds. Thought should be
Inarket for Dominica grapefruit of given to further cost analysis of air
good quality in larger sizes(next col)transport at various times of the year.
ON THE SCENE ... by RAMA *
"'Tis the season to be jolly, tra-
la-la." You may not be singing that
tune and mean it, if your home or
business gets burglarized during the
next few weeks. Sleight of hand art-
ists and not so sophisticated follow-
ers of the thieving trade are on the
loose; money is short and goods; are
dearer and they are out to get YOU.
A light left on at nights if you
do have to pop out for a short while
nay work dividends. You are probably
around the corner saying hullo to a
neighbour, and all thieves are out of
their environment when there is ade-
quate lighting. Or said helpful neigh-
bour may decide to keep an eye on
things for you and call Police -22221
But whatever precautions you may take,
the chances of your being robbed are
still very high* Desperate men and
youths take unwarranted risks; desper-
ate thieves are willing to take even
greater chances. But I feel pretty *
afe. I have a varnished "manche-pillcn"
*eady for emergencies such as these.
*** Lately quite a few motorcars have
caught fire. It would appear from the
facts that the area leading out of
town (northerly direction) is the
favourite incineration point.Suspic-
ious insurance companies are sniffing
JAYCEES PLAY TO REORGANIZE CARNIVAL
and they are studying a 16-page re-
)ort on proposals for Carnival 1972,
producedd by the special Committee(after
;his year's Carnival disappointments)
commissioned by Jaycees' Pres. Tony White.
iillette Registe,Michael White,Philip
Ienderson,Jos .iah Lewis & Swanston Car-
)on plus new members Alwin Bully,Parry
ellot & Michael Didier (a moving force)
.eld meetings...and we hope to say more
about the report later, since the
subject is of such interest to all.
'dd De emb=2 7 '+FHE STAR
S0... NOTI CE
SDI N DOrMIN.ICA COCONUr PRaDUCrs LTD.
e', w. a'Jvi-se al :copra suppliers that
-,t,..,,e .acor.,wil .se. for th, annual
0, "^,: t S, v 'o A a worker, dur-m. r t, Christmas
....son. re',i.. purchase of ck-.
*wE c disco;mnued as from Wednesdav.
'1 ; 'i 3
..,' m..m.bc; i-t, a. 4.0.0o p Tr;t I -urchases
c. in n "c. .i ol J, viaan
PROPERTY FOR SALE
p.. i n 7- laund situatlcd in The. Parish
.o' St. PatricK. in "h6e coov of Dominica,'
... n.in. .. acres. R' er Locoa run.. ...
| ihro c :l hd.1
tor pruiars appIy U
S"" n" P hUi g t o mtake a01 f l pni
,uGE HSE s OF THE DOMINICA
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
STGEORGES ANGLICAN CWIURCH
5KX. F/h.. ,
"/ ~& the imray Schonrloomr and Ground,
on Saturday 4th December 1971
a .o! : a'l u:1a 6an thd te ".1 9f19 1 Ford
S : . .. .. ." :-.: . Sc .. O ne ow n
: Par ha n '-i ': .n;-,.r -.;,.: C. "Ci.-n ;:.; ,,;- ro .:nsid.-.rT Brand n:a G ",O
'-;" Bua ; hw U th Co jr H ou '.e.
. n : .. ,'3 a ,:n ,,. D: cc, er, Cal 4t,. .E x
'2 D i .)& 1c;?,
*r :T *. ix \.jZ A
er; 4,000 miles.
G.ood year R.dial Piv Tyres
, a3. t 4 p.m.
E IN THE STAR
Win Customers and Friends
RIT BU laLRLI-al TIONI'(
TONIC FOR "4D/LTS
M.LTLE\ ()l,- Tie T:r of T onics A
An v".I. .
.'. -1per bI nk C
TONIC FOR CHILDREN
VI" A\VORI Mt Ex-ract, Vitamins &, Irn.
A plesan. -ting comnbinaion of heaih
proving ai.: ."o. Euilds strong robust chii
drenr. burning' wi b energy.
in ^--,1.20 ..b. jar .o"00)
iT IE 1 IiEA IsPNSAI I. LTl
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,l .,',. '
es tali pnrzes. and games.
,b fi f;
V A C6 NOTICE
Our New Telephone Numbers
COrSTULTNG ENGINEERS 6T-.fc are as o WS:1A
require a cw v and structural 1r-..1neerina
draughtsman. Preferenc w be wil iven to Dom-
nicans with 5 ordlnar- v. G.C. passes
O.N..C. or equivalent who have been -c veV en-.
gaged in civil and or structural f.ngin.eern
draughting for a mnimum ;f three ears Int-
rested persons should apply in their own hand
Consultine ELngineermn- Pa.int-rship,
Ro, ea u,
U.W.I. SCHOLARSHIPS & ENTRY
Students who wish to apply for entry and / or scholar-
ship to the University should collect their regi*trati"o
forms at the Extra Mural Department or write immediately
to the Registrar. Student Affairs at the Campus of their
The University Centre will be opened for those stu-
dents from 8.30 a.m. 500 p m. from the Ist of December
from Monday to Thursday inclusive, and on Friday from.
2.00 4.00 p.m. Applications must reach the different cam.
pushes by .December 31st.
Those wishing to send their applications by the ResL
dent Tutor have to hand in their applications with the
usual photos and postal orders signed by their headmasters
and/or the Education Department with regard to G.C.E
standards not later than noon December 21st.
FORD ESCORT NO. 2940
CAR, i MONTHS OLD
Dominica Mortgage Finance Co. Ltd.
Castle Street, Roseau. /
Telephone: 2389 2,- /aL
3074 & 3075 Ofice &
t Reservations I
2161 Estate Manager
SPRINGFIELD GUEST HOUSE!
Springfield Estate, Dominica.
* Z? -a/s - --- -
"viess, H.. HH W;~ *2.:-,ch & Co. Ltd5,, Agents for
y sA Hi ry Head i 'e., Ltd.. fer o' ur servi-ces
a 1 r .: h is, dance cr,:i ra.E, .. i ...ii., "re H111-
e--j;; a.,; us 1,> m n iOt 'ie u tO'rnial a.. 2o1 .. i
AUCTION SALE NOTICE
2 2 L;y:vanc Rtlvzr Du-,p Trucks regi.trauon num-
bers 2S:~ a:-d a : *, -l be t tofo sale by Pubiic
Auction at our :ffice a -"4 Kin' corre V Street,
j on Thursda_ y .he h Deacimber at i o- a.m
S There m. resevre r-- on. e ehi_-.- and the
Stems a :he c ;r'e CASH For mnrlec1 oa and
further par S I-:u;r. a
AGENCIES & INSURANCE BROKERS
AUCTIONEERS LTD. V
74 Km Genr V Sr,.
j ~~~~ ~ 1Z T;^ h-; N --.
Delivery Roseau $5.00
Country Post $6.00
to any address In world :
$7.60 EC (U.S. $400)
AlIR MAIL to:
U. K. s15.I u. S. $8.00
Africa f. lOs, Canada $8.00
The Building and
situated in the
Land presenl- hous-
DOM NI N LTD.
POtUer\v-i a c H'ousing
Scheme. Roseau. D .rninica. COfrs mvi-
ted. For further pardcuiars and 1 r-peci(on
contad:: AGENCIES & INS RANCH .
BROKE ER S LIMITED.
S241- t 3
William V.- iHerbert, LLM., Ph.D. (Lond.
S.-- 'SOLICOR OF T SUPME COURT ------
*.* Adcdres : -
.sUTH SQUARE msrMr,
P. oe. x 414, A.asseWiR ,
ST. KITrs, W. L-
- nd. r -v r, 1971
. ,' . ": . : ..
!i.sc Su~&miv. !Qhariea.~
Lj/w7~&&rsa ~ .:
Sew? tZi~e Charles.,.
..On t"alf of the Peoples Action. ovee nt ".uld like to
t.,ir yo' o'r having invited me to the Ccn erene or ied" "' ..
it Rcseau',:hic.h I foud t'o very ntere:tlrng -.",- jrodiuc-
tive. sihere'hope that thi ill bE& only the tirst 'of
''such 'dat i'. ,eetins.''.."tins ;I have 'ret ied, 2 sI$yje o ..
P.rel. ro .~at !It 'V t waour RahiMc tStit-on, wna was le to : ..
dteil ef"'ectivey "fth-.the Gove-ntment' pDelist, including L~e
S' oore A'. ,' .
E tl sh c'-5,,ed to'receive a Co -- t .., r e
Called the idue-.aTTr dated d.nesd.ay .17th 7e..vetr, whthich cotnt.-ta .Ins
t ot distorted Ln-d .fol s.e report I have "'-e. for a.ong tie,'
At he Coerehce I.gave m eo hy I dd no wish tao speak
at the u-,;li. Meeting i.n Domiici i. ani. I -ve .,never tat-..8 what
a".. in 'th' a',trv I d not say tt I ref s.'ed to spes k
eause 1 hd. evr y r-es.ecit fr tshe Lboud .ov.ern.sent, a .it is
or' .ious. t-hat t' -,-e dittor of the news -:-per' is s-.'ekiact to d.6 the
Y yry tiing hi. h I.w &s arl- u.. to ,voi. i.e. to involve i.y-elf in' .
the loa O.iiell i.-Aiues of DEddinica .beaing in mind ouri re t "
regionsl 093ectiveo* ". .- ''*'"
in omi nicz~, nr fid-. b avz. an-y dli-cussions i hatso-evet *-i'ith himi'
a. I -view this'typ. of reorting .Jith very serioUs disfavour-
as I fld thatV a dolibe.Lte attempt has eL to indicatee
that I gj-Vti the *f-'.1se in-for-, ti:;r cont (,.i-in ed itE she ,ediTcrial,
'It w!oud e i'os.t utf:rt a.:-te, if the reporting in thf
, hewaps. er 'as .to aehleve te calculate- d effect ,cf tfLrnermtting
,','c.tp ti:O coiA.s of .tar a-- Se y t *4cr-tc.,:.- t'o Snd
.Po i -
Dwtev-me 93 WN
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PC~T H TRFiay D~tb~3,17
Dominica or Gragada for Popham
It DOES NOT matter who wins today
match between St. Lucia & St.Vincent
because: the final winner will be de-
ciMed on Saturday when Dominica, and
Grenada clash. Each side have won
one and drawn one, whilst the 'Sairnts
eseh have, a draw.
One of the most exciting matches:
of the week was on Wednesday when
Benoit. scored against St. Lucia in
the 4th minute of play. Then the
home team really had to withstand a
furious onslaught as the St Lucians
bashed their way through to the Dome-
itican goal, firgt; the equalizer
and then ahead b# one goal and the
second half nearly over. Then came
through Dasmond Dewhurst with a fine
piece of position play which found
th e defenee. on the wrong foot and
the ball in the net for an equalizer.
The last few minutes (extra time for
injuries etc.) found our boys ham-
mering away at goal and only a
clear into' touch saving tthe goal:
believe. it or not there were 4 cor-
ners taken by Dominica in the same.
number of last minutes, some fine
defensive work with the head being
the:.'successful saver of defeat, the
ball only being cleared from the St.
Lucia penalty area as the. whistle:
The match against St. Vincent wasa
a cleancut victory with some lovely
work by Desmond Dewhurst again who
prepared every one of the three goals,
kicking .thefirest-! penalty (the
second goal was finished by Brinsley
Cha.rles after -.Dewhurst hit the
uprighttwith one of his; special
intercontinental ballistic missiles
from 30 yards out). Even St.Vincent's
gallant goalie, Soso, looked scared.
Charles got the third goal from a
Dewhurst cross, beat two men and,.
pushed-'a. low one into. the corner
Grenada started off the series
with a 5-2 victory over St. Lucia
on Saturday, but was held to, a 1-1
draw by St. Vincent on Tuesday in
a very exciting match.
If Dominica have kept up their
training, early- to bed and no fetes,
and play the kind of football they
played last Sunday they should carry
off the Cup from (Grendda, who have
held it now for four years.
Printed & Publishedby R.E.fllfrey,
roWitor. f GoDt Hall. Mil OUS
'Ht M BatK RG., oseau, Dominica, .
MARKETS ARE STILL IN THE NEWS pl)
TBhe exchanges between:.Central Gov-
ernment and the Town Council are,how-
ever, sharp and bitter: and they are
not yet concluded. Following the RTC's
unlmpede d function at which Mayor
Scobie was re-elected, also Council-
lors Sorhaindo,S.Williams- & Annett6
St.Hilaire as well as welcome newocom-
or Edward Elwin took their oaths,the
'Premier issued a statement disowning
co-operation with RTC and publishing
correspondence intended to validate.
Government's position. To this the
Council is replying in detail, and
we shallpublicise these exchanges in
our next issue which may have to
be a "SPECIAL EDITION" in view of our
BARCLAYS BANK INTERNATIONAL LTD.
For. the convenience of the public
we are pleased to advise that our -'
office at Marigot will be opened
daily Mond ay to Friday during the
hours of 9:00 a.m. to ll:30 a.m.
with effect from Monday 13th December4
Her Majesty has been graciously pleas-
ed to approve the following honour:-
Colonial Police Medal (Meritorious
Service) for Gallantry, to Corporal
Earl Ashton Herbert Burnette of the
Royal Dominica Police Force.* This
Police Officer, at risk of life and
limb, foiled a highway robbery of-a
payroll van near Gleau Gommier in 3969.
* After debate, the House of Commons
approved an increase in expenses of
the Royal Household (for pay increments)
of close on 1m (980,000). *********
BOUZAILLE Salisbury, Soufriere and
Grand Bay parishes is edited by Rev.
Father Alexander of "SenJo" renown.
It is a unity move, and much to be
appreciated by the parishioners, who
will now get a modern Church newsletter
with special references to their own
home parishes, beautifully produced
as may be expected. Congratulations.
CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL: at a t
regional meeting in Montserrat, such
a Council was agreed upon, and a
committee appointed. It will be geared
to Caribbean conditions, and deserves
support provided the standards are as
high as world and Commonwealth demand.
U.N.EXPERT GETS GIFTS: The Premier
gave Dr.& Mrs. Gulqti (Reg.Econ.Adviser
to UN Econ.Comm. Latin America)gifts on
their return from Dominica-India. ****
FPriday,: December 3a, 1971
Research Institute for 12 E- LX 7, 9
the Study of Man, :. T 78 ..
162 East 78 Street, -I '--O-
New York 10021, N.Y. o ...N.,,C 5c '
U.S.A. .,edia Representative: Virtate Wuca soUite t f ort/uaa /
OS/5.n Turner (Lond.), Ltd. E4tr--PHYLLIS SHAND ALLFREY I' :
l X N. aftesbur A t 1, 1970W.
Vol X1 No. 5 Saturday Augttt 1, 1970 i
<- t t ^ /'(
New Hotel At Scotts Head A Go
The vogue for public companies I enhanced by the School
announcement that "Carib Village Hotel Co. Ltd was
founded last Weds. wfth share capital of $.250 000 EC.
Shares are offered to the people at $1, ($100 min). Govt. CESAIME
wil exchange land (5.33 acres on the inside curve of Scotts
Head bluff) for stock. For two months, shares will be
excdusvely available to the Dominica public; afterwards, for
4 months, 50% will be held for them. (See page 3)
CANADIAN GIFT SCHOOL PROJECT
SIndustrial Reform School-
At Last am page. 9 &
Threei buildings, totalling 22,000 square feet, to house 22 classroaoss,
library workshop, home economics'dept., teachers lounge and offices ...
. with a total cost of $1,300,000 E. C. and to accommodate 1,800
students some classrooms with folding partitions to form an audito-
rium. Such is the project under construction by W. A. McDougall Ltd.
of London, Ontario, Canada with A. C. Shillingford & Co. Ltd. as
subcontractor for all site work.
ASSOCIATED STATE OF DOMINICA I
TITLE BY REGISTRATION ORDINANCE
Schedule of Application for Certificate of Title and Notings
there son and Caveats for week ending Ist of August, 1970.
UNDES IN BRITISH DOCK STRIKE
'INIQ U The dock strike in UK whMch
has caused untold wcste Of
money and food, atd has
Si-. : spread gloom In the West
: Indles banana Industry, has
Sbeencalled off last Wednep
da ody, after more than two
iwee ks of stalemate ran
World Poet argument.
Aimw' Cesire The dcker' delegates
Deput d voted to accept the findings
Deputy ad of a Court of Intqutry, bus
Mayor, lashed some of their members were
SFrench Govt. angry over the deal. Under
policy oB s the settlement, dockers will
Martinique set 7 per centv d nt 4 per
cent as offered by the
spe ng f Some J2amaIn bananet
mireti omn were returned to surcEe and
- jobs "i th s .aeest ship""rnii-r
attitudes. remained in Barry loaded
aai grti on with Windwards bananas un,
li the position was clear. The
A. Rot j3It js end of this nearly disastrous
story, it is strike is welcomed by all,
a fatt, he especially our growers.
GEES?3 are said by the BBC to have lost
some 325,000 over the strike bold-tps.
Reaqet 2tedi the E. L. Picard Request or the e a
1th day of Jin, of a First Ces ificrt of
MOi6. Title in respect of All
rted th 30th b.bis b That lot pie o pm
of July, 1970 of land ituate ia th
t 3.150 pm. RB ndill H. Lockhart Town o! Roseau, in
the Parish of St.
George in the Associated state of tominica con-
S.'ining 1876 sq. ft. .nd bounded as follows:.-
North-NWest by Virgin Lane; South-West by lands of the
Roman Catholic Church; South-East by lands of Luke Jerome;
North-East by lands of Mable Caesar and Savery Rolle.
gi i a, on- M anlfgsby Jams.
.RoseUd, omnica. 1970. Registrar of Titles.
NOTE : A;,y parson 'who deslr, t object t to he issuing of a
Certificate of ttle on the above application may enter a Caveat
to the above office within six weeks from the date of the Frst
appearance of this schedule In the STAR Newspaper published
ifi this State or from the date when the notice prescribe' by
taw was last served on any owner or occupier of adjofrilntg
fd la -spect of which the application is mad.
"" ,,c n
Recent newlywed Mr. Caarenc Louis
and Bride (Edith Letang) have setted in
a t LeBlanc Lane.
I i -r~----~-- -- ----
REGIONAL ECONOMIC POLICIES by Androcles
One of the great weaknesses of the outgoing Labour Government of
Dominica has been its failure to assert abroad such strong points
and achievements for which we can make a national claim. As a matter
of fact, it has been sinning in the opposite direction: an anxiety
to thrust upon us the attitudes and philosophies and theories develop-
ed in other parts of the Caribbean which our Ministers, in the course
of their several jaunts, have come across. Not once do we find any of
them setting out with force, conviction and in historical perspective,
the findings and experiences of Dominica in any matter. Because of
this attitude or lack of it, many of us are heartily sick and tired
of this second-fiddle national posture in which we are placed and I,
for one, will be happy when way is made to enable the authentic voice
of Dominica to be heard,
Many of us, of course, are well aware of the national weaknesses,
but we are also familiar with the national strengths and these latter
need to be proclaimed in the councils of the Caribbean whenever the
opportunity presents itself.
I am thinking of this call for co-operative organization going out
from the so-called more developed British Caribbean countries largely,
it is said, under pressure from their Black Power Movements. These
countries are actually implying that the smaller Windward and Leeward
islands are quite unfamiliar with the notion of co-operative organi-
zation. It is as though in those bigger territories scales have fallen
from the national eyes as regards the merits of co-operative organiza-
tion and so they must bring the good news to us,
We are being told, again, that it is most desirable to have nation-
al co-operative banks in which financial assistance to the smaller
people will enable them to acquire and develop property. I gather
that in some of the territories this type of financial institution
-' has not previously existed and is only now being discovered. In Domin-
ica we have had a co-operative bank for nearly thirty years and it has
been formed from the grass-roots of the people. Let us say such things
loudly, for our lacks and shortcomings are not played in low key in
Now as far as truly co-operative organization is concerned, it is
now a quarter century since the notion and a variety of co-operative
projects made their appearance in Dominica. I cannot say how flourish-
ing they are or indeed whether they still exist, but I do know that
the idea of co-operative purchase, processing, marketing, agricultural
labour, savings and loan (Credit Unions) has been known in Dominica
for a long time and that their utility has been undoubted. In the case
of some of:them, the lack of adequate skilled supervision, which in
those years was not provided, may account for the failure of their
adequate development. But certain it is that we are not for the first
time hearing about co-operatives, nor is it with us a by-product of
the Black Power Movement. So that there are persons in Dominica, some
in Government employ, who know a great deal about the Co-operative
Movement and do not have to get their inspiration from Trinidad
or Guyana. If our Government really wished to develop the Co-opera-
tive Movement here in addition to the development which the Credit
Unions have so methodically carried out, it could easily be done for
a reasonable expenditure of Government money. And in fairness I would
say that this is one direction in which the present Government has
evinced some interest.
In Trinidad, the Black Power Movement has, with Government assist-
ance and blessing, started a project of co-operative farming. For
many years there have been experiments in this, notably in Jamaica,
but without great results so far. Let us hope that the Trinidad scheme
will be more successful. In Dominica we have never gone the whole hog
in this line, but we have known the system of the exchange of free
labour by a group of small landowners on their individual holdings.
(Continued on Page Four)
Saturday. AI~1IRt: ?- 1Ci'7C)
HT E STAR
THE STAR Saturday, August 1970
QUEEN, COMONWl0EALTH and WORLD *R* ON THE LICIGHTR SIDE OF THINGS
E:tra security precautions wore narde by Si and G.
when Queen Elizaboth performed the clo-
sin- ceoroony of the Cononwealth Gunes. Itts been rainini-g again (as if you
All Police leave in Edinburgh washlited. didn't know). Steady, continuous
IIassive problem were posed by traffic downpour rafinng our evenings away,
and influx of overseas visitors. *.** inviting sleep atthe closo of day.
E OF BRTTISH P SETIVE- But we do not mind vilhen it, gets us to
(SO, LuciaE): We acOVTlRro with ATEh work a little later, do we? To some
(St. Lucia): W acknoedo tha the rain gives birth to fear, foar of
a letter front Mr. Desmond H. Kerr dated a hrriae of whih
July 29th, which we shall publish in an spending othurrisano of which we
full next issue. It concerns, rogistra- hear nothing others treat it as a e
tion of United Kingdom born nationals cred sign hrcaldin[- he end of the
tio of United Kindo rnntworld a feature we've got accustomed
A GOVT. INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL ''iLAT .,, to. But we don't mind it. A sharp
At the Freedon Party Convention in June and contrasting relief front the nono-
the Editor of this papor read from a tonous blaming ann. For we are a pro-
slightly yellowing'paper (typed and grossie people. **
annotated in 1960),, which was the draft Boyg aron"wo groat? Girl,..aren't
Boyu -tntwd groat? P.f -arent
prograrme of the present ruling L.P.of we nod? Bogidi your pardon, I'm not
Dorninica This containo'd -5 points. referring to ybu and ne. I'm being a
Thoy included such drcam as(39)Dcntal wee bit selfish this ish. But you'to
and Opthacic treatment available to got to adnit withoutt contradiction,
all the population; (43) A Tourist Dov- without fear of reprisals, without
olopeont scheme with the aim of en- doubt without an bias) that we r
couraging outside capital; (51) Island- dorel well You'v got b e this
real swells You've got re : tlhis
wide electrification; (20) A fruit cani rock-writing colunnist who hasn't yot
ning factory; and, anong the pro-copivo failed to cary hi ncssago across
seocion on roads, (7)- reconstruction. of d th yo n *coo(s)
the Roseau-Sylvania Road, also (8) the nthen ou've i since
widening of Portouh-Du-Brahs Rd who'vo been I.with it" since their
rrdening of Portsnouh -Doux-Broacheos Rd .. ,,.. _o_.on." Ofcoursoe
and other. existing road. ;' (etc. etc.)first hit: "14r;. R0obinson." Ofcoursce
and other. xisti road,. c c I'm reforring-to -Siion and Garfunlkel'
AMD LO0I In the edit, or 's own hand,
A LO In the otor ow hand with their sou-roclkng hit "ccilia.."
in a blankly space under EDUCATION, are Ain't you ever ieard it? Ah saw the
the words (13) AN INIDUSTRIAL REFORM hit trsformd to a scene at a hon-
hit trans for rf d into a scene at
SCHOOL FOR JUVENILE DELI-1tQUENTS. o at -
It is nearing election; and Sister cert some dys ago,. ,nd wasnt it
Alicia has cone to the rescue of Govt. grea Tops, yea top. i Coili
youtro broahin, my 3ioart .
by renting then proneios at Iount St, Elections. Ce talk of the tow
nary's for an industrial school for The talk of the town
boy prsuably difcult boys and the topic of the people (aduls)a; the
it will house some 12-15 of those, or news of the paporsa the worry of the
a f mor at squeeze e are gad politicians. Eut"-' ore out of it.
a few nore at a squoozo. We are glad
that sonothing,. although chockingly We've been stifeldA, denied, and in-
tshulted. Yoodetn-wve been labelled as
tardy, is being done.. EVEYBODY MUST u YAwovebn l ll
S: why was this step not taken befre? 'unfit." So, we just sit back while
S.. -- the fit illiterate randpas and grand
ISRAEL has accepted the U.S.proposals f cs make th- decision. That's what _al-
for a Palestinian war settlonent.Like h o it
the dockers, many Jews are -not ploas-ed di.cation biigs us S.ta of ,.
ref se to o.ntr 'the school gates and
IlEt SCOTTS HEA) HOTEL frontn page 1) we b-cone delinqudents. My Toeo Just
The Hotel will lhavo 40 individual
The Hotel will o indiv l where must we turn? Take to pot and
units, each with bath, dressing-room,bed weed cnd we're. blamed for corrupting
and sitting areas. It will look like a
tourist version of a Carib village. sociekr. That's just part of the wido-
Angus Edwards of Doninica (a Director) spread youth discriminationn." But
will look after construction (prefab we're not goinG aown-without a fight.
materials & local mnaterials);- other We'll sht.w then yoetl Just tune in
directors include Antony Agar, Cecil next ish ,ad I'll tell you. We do-
Bocllot,L.A.Brand -(MG.Dir.) ,F.E.Degazon, finitely.c'o not beaten yet. So o-
F'ancis Dupigny, Edwa d. WattyAllandalearcise so" .car. till- .. .
Winston, P.O. Winston, Gerard Winston, VOTERS S1A1RCIH FOR YOUR NAMES ON THE
We know it is hard for the public to find their ace O nSnho voters lists.
First, the lists are nostly posted up so high that cnly 6-footors can read th*'
Socon;d, voters lay not easily find on which of the i:i.ny 21'sts .their nacms are:
and the radio directive whs road so fast that it .na, confuse many; Third, time
is short until August 10. But DO YOUR VERY BEST -.nd if in doubt, ask us
or go straight to the oloctoi-.al office on 1st floor of Govt. HQ (Johnsonf'o)
ANDROCLES (Continued from Page Two)
The higher the wage of agricultural labour rises, the more feasible
should be attempts at the revival of this excellent form of co-opera-
If we had advertised our wares enough, the new proponents of co-
operative organization would have sought the views of Dominica and
drawn upon its experience instead of presuming to advise us on a
matter with which we are more acquainted than they. That, for example,
Barbados with its pluto-capitalistic structures should be bringing
co-operative organization to our notice is almost the ultimate in re-
proach, So before blaring the trumpets of co-operative activity, the
experience of Dominica, among others like Jamaica, could have been
looked at. For there are snags and pitfalls in the context of our
stage of evolution which enthusiasm and high pressure salesmanship
by themselves cannot overcome. In other words, we are not to be carried
away by those latter day prophets who think co-operative organization
by itself will produce a new heaven and a new earth. Incidentally, the
strengths of insistence from official sources in some of those count-
ries would seem to indicate that the next phase may be compulsory co-
operation, admittedly a contradiction in terms.
From perhaps the same sources is coming a call for a West Indian
version of State Capitalism. Using a phrase which will soon be widely
adopted by those always wishing to appear to be with it "controlling
the commanding heights of the economy it is being urged that the
various Governments should, as far as possible, become shareholders
in businesses having strategic importance in the local economy and in
the case of those involving foreign capital and management, the State
should own not less than 51% of the shares. There is also the -suggest-
ion that we should not be so anxious to secure foreign capital parti-
cipation in local ventures since, it is claimed, there exists a fair.
fund of domestic savings which only awaits proper channelling. And
more recently, emanating from the same source, we are being given ad-
vice on a Caribbean basis of how we should deal with our land re-
sources vis-a-vis foreigners.
Together, these ideas form a corpus of proposals for the economic
development of the region in an integrated way. But the weakness of
these proposals is that they are expected to apply in an area having
such diversity of conditions that uniformity of action cannot work.
Let me explain what I mean.
It is suggested, inter alia, that we should not in the future sell
lands to non-nationals, but only lease to them. This is understand-
able in a place like Barbados but I do not think it makes sense or
for progress in Dominica where shortage of land is not envisaged for
many generations if the soil is conserved but where the acute short-
age is in capital. The selling of some lands at good prices to foreign-
ers will increase the capital supply without diminishing the land
available and use of which can always be controlled by legislation
if necessary. In an area where capital is not so scarce, it is under-
standable that attention be focused on land, but where land is re-
latively abundant as compared with capital, the emphasis must be other-
wise, To create the appropriate infrastructure to develop the lands
of Dominica will require capital of an order which staggers the
imagination. This is not the case with areas, particularly those
which have developed on King sugar, whose infrastructure is relative-
ly, as compared with ours, well advanced.
I also find it difficult to believe that in a place like Dominica
we can in the foreseeable future have the amount of domestic savings
needed to build a modern national economic structure. I am therefore
not in favour of discouraging foreign capital, though I favour control
(Concluded on Page Nine)
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J+t~ e~n,.aw.* n ,.,- a sat Th jA A, OI nO54) .a2
~;.~e~?lt;::~;~-~, au~;is;i i, ~;'I;-'
: twJ w will have
the best minds in the Western
World have "improved" the
Bible in the most modern
edition, which is called "The
"New English Bible" (the new
23rdPsalm begins, "The Lord
'is my shepherd, I shall want '. A
nothing. He makes e le down
in green pastures and leads me Thes
beide the waters of peace; He a st
renews lfe within me and ford
His name's sake guides me ind Moa
the right path..."), it has been It b
decided to update Shakespeare vessf
and make him easier for people its m
With this goal in mind and mouW
using "The New English Bible" of so
s our inspiration a group of us ture
.has already managd to update plan
sone of Hamlet's soliloquy. Ame
- "To be or not to be" will
soon read as follows: WV
Should I or shouldn't I? That tific
is the question. vessel
I don't know whether it O
would be better for me to
a lot of guff and that sort of the
or to fight Iback against all Wha
this trouble I've been having.
Maybe I should drop dead. The
that's all. And by sleeping Hi1
hope to end mud
all this emotional conflict connr
that everyone goes through; anci
boy wouldn't that be a z
If you could just cop out, read
close your eyes and dred
sleep. Aid maybe have a few m
good dreams. But that's O
the trouble. 01
If you're dead, who knows zatio
what kind of bad trips from
you're going to have cities
leaving the station? It sure that
gives you smethits to
think about. acce
You have to show some prie
respect; if you don't you rend
could be in for real trouble. i
As" you see, we still have a bear
little work to do, but if it took brou
20 years to rewrite the Bible, I tho
believe we've gotten off to a
pretty good start. as f
AY AWAKEE" COPRESPOINDEIT IN DENMARK
k AILING haystack," "a paper
swan," "a floating bird's nest."
3e were some of the names hive to
range bark that was launched from a
ocean seaport on May 17 last year.
ore no resemblance to any seagoing
Il with which we are familiar. Yet,
master, ethnologist Thor Heyerdahl, fa-
s skipper of the Kon-Tiki expedition
)me twenty years ago, intended to ven-
it out on the open sea. In fact, he
ned to cross the Atlantic to Central
rica-a voyage of 3,750 miles!
hat raised many an eyebrow in scion-
circles was the primitiveness of '.he
l. It was constructed almost entirely
apyrus reeds, reminiscent of the t n-
craft used on the river Nile back in
time of the Pharaohs. But wh: did
erdahl choose such a strange ,ark?
t would he accomplish by his pr. )ect?
Puzzle of Central America
s aim was to thrbw some ligh. on a
h-debated question, namely, Is t -a re a
section between the civilization c : the
ant Mediterranean lands and the civi-
ion found by the Spaniards when they
hed Central America four or fiw hun-
years ago? The subject has occupied
.ly the ruins of that advanc. civili-
n now remain. The greedy ecc iuerors
i Europe ravaged and plunge ed the
s, enslaving those of the ro )ulation
were not massacred for reZ sing to
pt the Catholic religion. Thb king-
sts and their armies practice ily sur-
lered to a handful of Spanish soldiers .
y? They had a tradition that "white,
rded men" from across the o- 'an once
eight civilization to them, anc I ow they
eight this new wave of white r en came
The Spanish conquerors or "conquis-
tadores" who crossed the ocean in the
wake of Columbus encountered something
more than primitive nomads. They met
capable scribes, architects, artists, astrono-
mers and surgeons in well-organized cit-
ies, ruled by sun-worshiping king-priests.
These had a calendar system more accu-
rate than that used in Europe. Their sur-
geons could patch up fractures, they could
embalm the dead, they could perform
brain operations. There were roads paved
with stones, enormous aqueducts and im-
pressive suspension bridges. There were
monuments, beautifully carved, pyramids
and other .magnificent structuree.
Seagoing Vessels of Reed
Vessels constructed out of reeds were
in use by American Indians along the Pa-
cific coast from California to Chile at the
time the Spaniards arrived. Such boats
were in use on several Mexican lakes too.
Similar types were common "from Iraq to
Ethiopia, across North an; Central Afric-:
to Chad, Niger and Morocco, and even in
Sardinia. -Hjemmet, December 2, 1969,
When the Spanish reached the Peru-
vian coast they saw many boats made of
thin reeds, bound in bundles, with elegant-
ly curved prow and stern, somewhat after
the fashion of the ancient Viking ships.
Some were large enough to take a crew
of -tw,:nty-feur, and thoy ~Th'-'d easily
through the surf along the coast of the
It was evident that papyrus vessels were
seawirtiny and could withstand a great
deal of pounding by the wind and the
waves. If such a craft could float :for m:i.
than two weeks on the waves of the Atlan-
tic, Heyerdahl believed, then the experi-
ment would also demonstrate the possi-
bility that Mediterranean mariners had
reached and influenced the cultural devel-
opments in America long before Column-
. -Saturday, August 1, 1970
BIG MIGRATION CONFERENCE TIN MARTINIQUE.
Under the presidency of Monsieur
Aime Cesaire, a tremendous conference
took place on 18-19th July in Martinique
Town Hall on the subject of migration to
France and the treatment of migrants
there. Our correspondent says the confer-
ence was boycotted by the Government and
that "a large display of police lined
the streets". The groups attending the
conference were the R.E.M. ( association
of Martinique migrants ), the Progressive
Party of M. Cesaire, the P.S.U., the
Communist Party, and the Unions. Two
Prominent journalists M. Jean Lacouture
of LE MONDE and M. Gerard Pons of COMBAT
were there, as well as several disting-
uished Barristers. There were also
delegates from Guadeloupe and one from
French Guyana, Dr. Hohachouk, who was
en route to France. A young Priest,
Father Permal, made a moving speech that
"Man, the image of Our Lord, should be
better considered and treated..."
The following main points were stated:
That the emigration policy of the
French Antilles had been deliberately
decided by the French Govt., not to solve
problems of overpopulation in an under-
developed country, but to help the French
economy which needed labour at a low cost.
Some speakers said the Antilleans died in
France after doing the worst jobs for the
lowest pay. 2500 people leave Martinique
every year, and there are said to be
60&,000 migrants in France.
At the same time, the speakers com-
plained, French people are coming to the
islands and they get much better condit-
ions than those meted out to Martiniquans
at the same level of qualification,
"Although we are a French department,
our workers going to the mainland are
treated like emigrants coming"from Spain
Jugoslavia, etc. We are French .'" said
one of the orators.
Another contention was that while in
France the regional French are encour-
aged to preserve their peculiar styles
of living, thinking and folklore, why
should the French Govt. expect Martin-
iquans to forget their identity and folk-
lore ? "TIe want the right to be French-
but with our own personality ." said the
speaker, and others declared that they
would "cut the ties and be themselves in
Liberty" if better conditions and atti-
tudes were not forthcoming. At the final
session on July 20th, in Lamentin Football
Ground, Mayor Gratiant made the concluding
speech and a group of fine actors gave a
TWITTERTALK by May.
So, this is the long-awaited holidays.
Surely only the teachers and pupils of our
community can look forward to them ? Much
as I love my children, I'm fast beginning
to appreciate the saying 'absence makes the
heart grow fonder' I
Oh, the happy days when I waved them off
to school with a smile and greeted them at
lunchtime as though I hadn't seen thcn in
days knowing that they were only with me
for an hour before I could wave them off
again "' Oh the peaceful bliss between two
and three when I was free to rest or sew
or rest or read or rest I Refreshed, I
was always happy to welcome them at the
end of their day.
WVake up why is it so quiet all of a
sudden ? The little angels were being so
good and keeping themselves so busy with
pictures and glue all over Mt TABLE. I
will, I will buy a sheet of plastic and
ihake a new rule.
Maybe it's just the weather that's getting
me down, and along with the rain, the muddy
footprints on the floor, the leak in the
bathroom and the one bed the cat uses in
the morning. I stood and watched him do
it. He silently appeared at the window
and with a quiet plonk landed on the bbd
and proceeded to wash himself all over: the-
end result being one clean cat ready to be
greeted lovingly by HIM, one filthy bed-
cover and angry little me.
It must just be my imagination, but I
keep getting the impression that all the
children roundabout seem to prefer my house
to their own, and they always seem to be
hungry, or do the little angels plague all
the Mums in rota for nourishment ?
Rain, rain go away, and at least let us
start living our out-door life again, you
can come back when the schools go in 1
Bertold Brecht drama and performed
Cesaire's "Record of a Return to my
PIEVI.SH GOVTQ BEr.-iASE!.. o. 5/-70
1-- would- appear-frem-4th-hs release:
that-Mr, Stevens objects to sa .-of
the -activities-of the Pebble f1ill--
SPresbyterian Church Group of Ganadua,
because they did not originate from-
his-Jinistry,. -He- reminds the Group
that they are being-housed at-WDG&a..
WE.say.-to the Group (and by--.W is- -
meant--the PUBLIC)- oearr-y- oan you- axe
doing a wonderful lot of work," ~-n
this is still to some extent a free
Th-r~inza~T. .rnr~~ ( S ~?f
WE LrO g NE W
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Saturday August 1, 1970 THE STAR Page ino
EJGIIOJAL ECONOMIC POL7CIES- by_ Androclcs (fron P.. 4)
Coring back to the land question, it is a fact of our history that on noro
thai one occasion foreign landowners have abandoned and dcscrtod their hold-
ings which have then gone cheaply to local persons, This is Dominica
I therefore think that we are in process of nakling another of our regional
errors in regarding as one community what is in effect a number of different
communities and att~p'ting to produce a uniformity of action aot dictated by
the facts of the situation. It is only this wook that Scnator Hector WVJntor
of Jzaxaica in opening a conference of British Caribbean delegates in that
country advised that we should got to know better one another's culture I
agrco with this view and draw attention to the connotation of -the word
As I was saying at the beginning of this pioo, i- is in' contexts such as
tholso that we need a Governnent which is able and killingg in the councils of
tho nations of the region to point out our different noeed, adnit with accu-
racy our lacls and shortconings and blow our trunpetm when the blowing is
GOVERNMENT RELEXAE 01T IlTDUSTRIAL NOTICE
"Government has decided to sot up an
"Governnont 1n decitded-to sot up an The undernentioned persons have be
Industrial School for Boys. The School The ud tioe eo ae
vill cater for boys who are in need of been granted a Certificate of Naturial.-
will cator for boys who are in nood of .
c and attetio. isation under the British Nationality
creo and attention.
o neIndustrial ScHool is ap- Act, 1948 and the Oath of Allegiance
The nato Industrial Sc+ool is ap-
was duly takn by then and registorod.
propriato, since one of the best ways
of equipping such young people for nor- Leslie Anthony CAUDEIRON
nal life in the Society is by the ac-
quisition of skills to fit then for a Claude Edward CAUDEBIO
job. File No. 4. .10/4,-1/42
Provision will be nado-for.the teach- Date : 20th July, 1970
ing of carpentry, nazonry, craft work, G.137, 44l-3/-1
agriculture etc. The School will be -- -
establishod in October 1970 on prenises IOTICE
at Mount St. Marys aado available for
rent by Sister Alicia of the Social POITIE OF GIS R F BI
Centre. The area is eminently suit- DEA
able for launching this pr-ojoct which
will be a pilot scheno for the first The e inritsry of lone Affairs has
year or two. G.I.S. boon plo.sod to appoint Mr. Joseph
S lcondor, under Section 12 of the
NORTH DISTRICT YOUTI- s LL WRCII Registration of Birthsand Deaths Orx.
dinanco, ChtptOr'313 of the Reviscd
On Sunday over 50 rcnnbors of the va- Laws of Do.aniica, to be Registrar of
rious youth groups in Portsmouth are Births and Deaths for the Village of.
oonbining in a joint Belle I1lrcho front Grand Bay with effect front 1st July, '
Portsnouth to Calibishio and return in 1970.
order to raise funds towards their
shaie of the cost of a proposed flood- C.AI MYNAIrD
lit, hard surfaced playing area in the -PERILITENIT SECRETARY
public park at Portsnouth. IIIHISTY OF IHOME ADFAIRS
This will be used for basket ball, File Io. 1H.8/12/18
volley ball, net ball, 5 a side foot- Date:rJuly 21, 1970
ball and tennis. They are attempting G.138, 44-1/1
to raise $500 in a series of efforts to-
enable sone proliininary work to be done during the school holidays.
Any persons wishing to assist by sponsoring a young person in this project
are ast'ed to contact ir.,. Cleous Parillon of the Portsrouth Panthers Sports
Group or Mr. D. Gallop V.S.O. Youth Workor, lIinjiatry of Hono Affairs.
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Saudo Aujgust 1, .1970 THE STAR Pag. ElV1cY
DOIlTICA GRAIMMAR SCHOOL
VOCATIONAL & TECHNICAL WING*
The following students have boon successful in thi6 o-f-aninations for the Vo-
cational and Tochnical 'ing, Doninica GraJar Schb.ol, anld are 'askod to report
to the Doninica Grtc= School on Friday, 4th Sept;cubor, 1970,, with their pa,
ronts/guardians at 10I.O0 a.m. for an introductory bossion.
Alfred, 'Dnoth M.
Bristo ,i Jonathan
Patrick, Stephen J.
Thoas i Arnour
Thonaas, Folix John
Wallaco, Adolphus G.
Xavior Errol G.
La Plcno Govt. School
Salybia Govt. School
Doninica Grmcniar School
Giraudol Govt. School
St. Joscph1Govt. School
Vioille Case Govt. School
Dominica Grannmj School
Grand Bay Boys' School
Roseau Boys' School
Doninica Granuar School
Alloyf~o, Eddison C. Roseau Boys' School
Baron, Nicholas Bagatelle Govt. School
Bardo'uillo Larry Doninica Granrar School
Burton, Lincoln Doninica Grauar School
Cooko, Coulton Goodwill Jnr. High School
Casinilr, Kenneth Roseau Boys' School
Cuffy, A. Lawrence Goodwill Jnr.. iigh School
Doweo Ulric Roseau Bo-s' School
'Francois, Anthony Goodwill Jnr. High School
Hillario, Ian Lincoln Petito Savamno Govt. School
Joseh, 'Cuthbert Roseau Boys School
Kelsictl, Riffin Wesley Govt. School
Lawronce, Willians St. Joseph Govt. School
IIososc Lincoln S. M. A.
Hoses, Walter, G. Petite Savanno Govt. School
Prosp6r, Hensloy Coclrane Govt. School
Raphc, Alick H. Bagatelle Govt. School
Poid, Sanuol D. G. S.
Richards Moschach Wesley Govt. School
St. Jean, Alox'.ndre La Plaino Govt. School
Wado, Willian A. Portsnouth Govt. School
HilliaLi, Achille Goodwill Jnr. IIih School
Zanlor< Franklyn Colihaut Govt. School
Parents/Guardians and students are requested to nako every effort to
this important noting.
EC,:H35/550I M O. DOCTROVE
21st July, 1970 Perranont Socretary,
G. 141, 445-1/1 Ministry of Education
TrAii\TWG CAMP AT PAIX DOUCIfDI
The fourth in a series of0 area Youth Leadorship cesidential Training car-ps
till be hold this wooe.-6nd at Paix Boucho. Delegates representing youth
groups in Woodford Hill, Donse, Calibishio, Vicille Caseo Thibaud, Portsnouth
and Paix Boucho will tako part in the Training Wook-ond (fron Friday after-
noon to Sunday-afternoon) Which includes a corunity service project for the
village itself, Handicraft, Progranne Planning,, Life Saving and First Aid,,
Gazes and specific Leadership Training
The can-p is under the direction of Mr. L.A. Sinon, Assistant Social Dovolop-
rnnt Office ogether w.ith Ir. O.N Theodore, Cornrunity Developnont Officer
and I. llop, V.5.O. Youtr Wforkor.
nP"-Co 'lo THE STAR Satuod y, Auguctl 1.-970
*S*T*A*R*S*P*O*R*T*S DOMINICA BANAITA GROWERS' ASSOCIATION
Barlowe Wrecks England Battin" .
,..- ----. FERTILIZERR SUBSIDISATION SCHEI-M
5D7EB DEarlowe of S. Africa,. in routing ...-
Enaland in the 4th Test, got himself a Fertilizer allocations due to be
record with the first hat-trick in 10 issued under.this SChene for the quar-
yoars (Lance Gibbs got the last Test 'ter ended O0th Juno, 1970 are now
hat-trick in 1960 against Australia). available to growers.
Tohe Rst won the toss, put England in Growers nay call at the Insurance
to bat, without any :inr:ediate dividends. Office at Roseau or at Portsnouth for
Darlowe both opened and closed the off- their Issue Vouchers.
ensivo: he had boycott c. wicket for 15 Growers in tieh"Districts served by
and then Luckhurst fell to Darlowo for District Fertilizer Storeroons may
35 (the ball was moving nicely in the call at such Storeroons for their
a.ir.) Cowdroy was c. wickot for 2 off TIssue Vouchers and Fertilizers on the
theo sane bowler. Keith Flctchor and usual days.
s:ipper Illingworth helped England past It should be noted that on the days
the 200 nark, Fletcher G9 Ilingworth hen any District Storeroon is opened
50. Then at 209, Barlowe started with: "'or business, it will not be possible
Knott c. wicket without scoring, Chris or any grower in the District or Dis-
Old bowled first ball and Don Uilson ricts served by that Storeroom to ob-
c, short leg on the first ball for the fain his Issue Voucher at the Insu-
hat-trick and an incredible 7 for 64. rance Office in Rosoau or Portsnouth.
Engl-and's final score 222. Issue Vouchers will be issued to
DBrlowe and Hurray opened the battingrowers oni p-esentation of their Sell-
and passed the 50 nar before Earlowe ing Cards.
went for 37. Mustag was soon out for 4 ANY GROWER UHO IS NOT IN POSSESSION
whilst Gracno Pollock could do no bet- OF A SELLING CLAD OR IS DISSATISFIED
tor than 3, Then Lloyd joined Hurray WITH THE'iAMOUIIT OF IIS FERTILIZER ALE.
and they pushed the score along, Lloyd LOCATION,1 OR UIIOI HAS ANY OTHER DIFFI-
leaving after scoring 45, b. Old. Old CULTY IN CONIIEGCTION WITH HIS ISSUE
too:: Proctor's wicket after he hit a VOUCHERs I.ULST APPLY FOR A SELLING CARD
swashbuckling 27. urray was out in OR BRING HIS. DOCIETS), OR MIKE COMPLAIMI
sight of the century at 95 whilst Gary AS THE CASE MAY BE, TO THE INSURANCE
Sobers nade a gay 75 n,o. The Rest of OFFICE AT,ROSEATU OR AT PORTSMOUTH.
he WSorld were 309 for at close. th AD BOYD
Greoi (so far) 4/60, Old 2/53. -Oth ^ A.L BYMG
458-1/1 G L MNAGE
EMTBALL: -- --- -..-
Domina Ot .I N T E R'E S T I N G DEPARTURES-
he Do-minica Ougr ls o oti-uvi Today (Sat., August 1) a party of 24
The Doeinica girls got to St, Lucia young students, whoas invitation was
for the Notball 1970 Cobhai Toournament arranged by Prioe Minister Burnhan'of
thanL to a Govt. grant to DSA of Guyana while he was here last year,till
41 500 and started of with a clean win leave Doninica for Guyana, led by I.ts
43 to 24 against Antigua. Doninica don- Agatha Robison, an Education Officr,
Agatha Robinson,,. -u- Education Off'cer:,
inated play all the way and looked set and M. Alfred Lcovy (BA Hons.), Senior
for a big score (if only all the golden 4st.r of the Doninica Granoar School.
opportunities had boon taken).. Shoot hey will tour Guyana for a nonth.
Joan Drison took 26 of the sioals to Now on leave front DGS is vMrL Jeff Gough
show that she still has the skill over B.Sc,. Ag. Principal Dorinica Gra-.ar &h.
young Alethea Hurtault. Trinidad beat ** *
Dorinica handsoriely in the first natch A group of sIx third-year Student
i- 46 15. Nurses front Princess Margarece Hospital
o 1. .School of ITursing went on a Study Tour
ATILETICS: of Martinique, led by Sister Tutor.They
Koeino the KeyI.a Fadoes left Doninica on July 24 and returned on
iMulti-gcld nodallist Iipchoog Keino the 27th; during their stay in I-artinique
(uho has received at least two death they stayed at St. Joseph of Cluny School
throats during the gjancs) was toppled whore they enjoyed the Sisters'hospitality,
from his 5,000 nctres throne by two Signtscoing included the Me:tal Hospital
young Scotsnen, thus wrapping up the in Colson, two hospitals, a School of
Edinburgh, Scotland, 0Co;-nonwcalth Gacms Nursing, a Health Centre & Institut Plhu1r.
in opic style. European Champion Ian Prntedc Publisho by h Prop 'eor
Steoart, 21, and talented lah McCaffjry Robert E.Allfroy of St.Aronent, Dominica
25f dr-~ ev f .rhO- -30 3o Ear old Konyla at 26 Bath Road,Roseau, Doninica, W .I
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Supplonont i -:- THE STAR Saturd~ay, uu~ t 1, l j
N 0 T I C E DO11 ICA GRAMMiAR SCIOO 00 EITRATC EXAMINATIZ -
1ho following student- hayv s ?on admitted to the 'oninica Grannar School
oA the basis of -thoir c.cadrnio porfornanc in th Enitrqpnce Ex7ariinationis hold
ol Friday, 29th May, 1970i .
2. Pa.ronts/Guardians. are rt.cquoid to register their sons/w rds by not later
than Saturday, 8th Augus-, 1~i7O Failure to comply. with this request niyGht
lead to the place boin- o&ffercd to a=1thor desor-ving student.
Abrc,-iat., Mervin Roseau Ecys' School
Aotive, IMichael GG. -.
Alex ad'or, Leonard Wesley 'govt-,. School
Alfred, Francis, L. Rosenu Boycs School
Andrew; David Calibihio Govt. School
Androw, MCr Woodford Fill Govt. School
An.toino1 ,Julius. Petite Sav?.nno Govt. School
A1~guiseo, Cclsuo Goodwill J.ir. ITigh School
AuRustinof Fitzroy Rosoai Borys School
Balthatar, Rcgan do
Bannia, Nicholas Castle BrDco Govt. School
Baron, Joan-Claude Grand Bay 2cr' Govt. School
Bornard, Lennox Roseau Boys coolol
Drathwhitp, George Goodwill Junr, I:igh School
Burton, Janes .. Roseau Boys School
BuTton,,'Robert D. do
Caribran, Davidson A. do
Ca-ipboll1 Joscph Goodwill Jnr. Iigh School
Corrotto, Steve Roseau Boys' School
Casiuirt, Augustus Tote Morno Govt, School
Clarke, Derrick Wesley Govt, School
D.-rroax, John B. Petite Savanno G.yvt. School
David; Augustin Rosoei Boys School
Dofoo, Sylvestre D. Grand Day Boyas S.Lhool
Dcchai~ps, Curtis Roseu Boys School
Douglas,. Bernard Grand Bay Doys' S school
Ducreay' Anthony Goodwill Jnr. High schooll
Ducroay, Grahoa7 Marigot Govt. School
Ducroby, Joseph Goodwill Jnr. Iigh School
Dupie, Abodnego Bnse Govt. School
Etihoffe, Cornelius J. Wesloy Govt. School
Final, Michael Goodwill Jur. Hi gh School
Gae, Dcarr Roseau Boys' School
George, Joffro Goodwill Jar. Iri5h School
GroCoiro, Lcroy ,3rand Bay Boys',-Govt. School
IIarnoy, Emainuol T. St John's. Portanouth
Hlondorson Cyril Grand Bay-.oys~ Govt. School
IICcindrson, Julius do
hill Errol P ortsrouth Govt. School
J.cquos, Clotuson E, do
Janies Jul.on eioirsI/.igot Govt. School
Jorvior Allan cotts Had Govt. School
Jno.Baptiste, Anthony Roseau Ecys School
Johns o, Scott do
Joscphj Jeff ers Wsloy Govt.. School
Julien, 'Au:ustino J. Roseau Girls' Govt. School
Lauront, Jlien B. Atkinson Govt.. School
1-htthbw, Gilbert Grand Bay Boys' School
ilorancio, Fornan Roseau Boys' School
Hoerton, Franklyn San Sauvour Govt. School
licholn, T ,olon St. Joseph Govt. School
Parillon, orrison Cockrn ovt chool
Cockrane ovt io Schlool
Phillipsi I~vin Rosenu Boy Govt. School
Richard *t Clement Goodwill Jr. high S school
obinsonA Weirs/riot Govt. School
1Robinoon, Achillo I, n
oyir, ndrew Ports:outh Govt. School
Oliver Petite Savanno Govt.. School
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Saturday, August 1, 1970
APPLICATION FOP EMLISTIMENT- IN THE ROYAL AhTIOIUA POLICE FORCE :
Applications are invited for suitable persons (nale) for enlistment as Po-
lice Constables in the Royal Antigua Police Force.
2. Interested applicants should report for an interview at the Office of the
Chief of Police Roseau, on Friday 10th Aufust 1970 at 9.00 anm. They should
bring along their Birth Certificate and two testimonials.
3, The following qualifications are required:-
(b) Minirun height
(c) Chest neasuronent
(g). Physical fitness
(1i) M-rital Status
(j) Character and
- 19 to 24 years
5 ft 8 in
- 34 in.
- 140 lbs.
- To be able to sec without the aid of spectacles
- To be in good order
- Medical Certificate of fitness, Forns will-be
Supplied by the Police Force)
- Harried or single, but preferably single.
- Secondary education, or Prim-ary School-leaving
- Applicants should possess good character and
4. Condition of Service
Annual Salary: I2400 x 120 2520 x 10 3600: During training
$150,00 per month. Free uniform. Free medical and dental tratn-ont
and eye exam-ination. 15 days annual vacation leave which nay be
accumulated for 10 days ccth year. 1 rest day in 7.
Pensionable after 10 years of services with special awards mado if
injured in the actual execution of duty.
Free barrack acconaodation.
5. Successful candidates will be given free passage to Antigua and will be re-
quired to undergo six nohths training at the Police Training School at
Langfords where neals will be provided at the rate of 1,.50 per day.
File Ho. : H 19/15/64
Date : 14th July, 1970
G.139,,, 447-1/1 .
VEHICLE FOR EDUCATION USE
PPRSENTED BY CANADIAIS COLLEGE
A General Purpose vehicle was pre-
sented to'the Education I1nistry by Mr.
D. Jagger, Chain-ian of Centennial Col-
lege Board of Governors in"Toronto,
Canada on Thursday 23. Mr. Stevens, in
receiving the vehicle expressed thanks
to the students through Mr. D.. Cross,
the President of the Studentst Council,
ThaJnks were also expressed by His
Excollency the Governor..to.Centennial
College and the people of Toronto,
CHIIEF OF POLICE,
S'agjdoEibriI H. Dublanc Govt. School
Scotland, -Irlin. St. Joseph Govt .School
John H. C.I.S. Prep. Section
Sinon, ITclson Cockrano Govt.School
Sorhaildo, Allan. Gi/iill Jnr.High School
St.J. hoverson Castle Bruce Govt.Sch.
St.R.Robinson Roosau Boyso School
Wade,Joseph Portsnouth Govt.Sch.
Wallace;,Bcaford.Ulosley Govt. School
WallaCo, Rohald do
Walsh;Joseph.E. YRoseau Mixed School
WattyA'A.E.B. G/Vill JnrE.igh Sch.
Parents/Guardians are requested to attend an introductory meeting on-Friday:,
4th Septoeber, 1970, at the Dontinica Grammar School connoncing at 10:30 ao.n
All new students should nakco every effort to be present and to be on tine.
22nd July 1970
PERIIAITIY T SECT-ETARY
MINISTRY OF "EDUCATION & HEALTH
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