Group Title: Star (Roseau, Dominica)
Title: Star (Roseau, Dominica). April 22, 1977.
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Title: Star (Roseau, Dominica). April 22, 1977.
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Language: English
Publication Date: April 22, 1977
Spatial Coverage: Dominica -- Caribbean
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The death of the Allfreys first child
phinh (born Josephine Shand Allfrey)
last Sunday in a car accident in Bet-
!swana, Africa, was telephoned 'from
Botswana on Monday.
The sudden blow-out of .a frqnt
tyre caused her Peugeot station wagon
to swerve off the road and overturn,.
Phina, hurled out of the front passen-
Sget seat and crushed under the car,
died half an hour afterwards without
regaining consciousness. .The driver '
andthe children in the back seat (in-
cluding Phina's son Stephen Simmance)
were uninjured.
Our daughter's,ashes are being'
brought back. in May by Colonel Edmund
Dowling to the homeland of her'deso-
Iste parents.
MON PHINA, whose fatal beauty veiled
Sher- scholarship. Few knew that she
Shad a B.A.Hons, Oxford degree in mod-
ern languages, or a Master 'of Arts
Oxford (comparative religion). She
taught in African schools and Univer-
sitis ,'was an accomplished actress,
and was rapidly becoming a known. play-
right: just recently she was writing
a play on the Freedom Fighters of
Our loss is the world's loss.

pFive hundred of these signs will be
set up in this State within the next
,few weeks. They come from Britain.

Pi'rt4en CJeuts 150

We have received-from a corres-
pondent who unfortunately did not
sign his name a letter complaining
about the condition of this feeder
road, Inquiries have led us .to con-
clude' that this road, expected once
to be Complete in 3 months, now in
its. seventh month, may take another
six months to complete.,.Tt appears
that over 1 mile of graded road -is
exposed to the weather without a
single grain of tarish; the nearby
farmers crops have'been damaged and
they will not have the use of the
road in the coming months.
Out correspondent, whose letter
we are unable to print,, ends: Is.
this the way we Po into Independence?
Is this the trend of our development?

/ Serious reservations on the use-
fulness.of,such an Act at .all at
this particular time (since it would
further discourage businessmen from
expanding their business to create
more jobs so .critical for Dominica)
- were expressed by DAIC Gen.Sec. Mr.
Parry Bellot in an address to stu-
dents of the DAWU Trade Union School.
He said that certain provisions of
the Act appeared to be against some
fundamental rights and freedoms as
provided in the Dominica constitut-


S"_____ 'Mr. Osborne ,Symes. is now Perm. :Sec.
PAKISTAN, CRICKTERS RTRN TO VIOLENCE Ministry of Home Affairs, Health & "
4Welfare. Mr. Belgrave O,Bobinson is
Every day for the past week people now Perm.Sec., Ministry of Education
havebeen shot, killed or wounded in now Perm.Sec., Ministry ofEducation
k(he was Chief Education Officer and
Pakistan, in the struggle against PMst is now held by Mr. Peter
..,"A Bhutto's rigging.-of elections.. this post is now held by Mr. Peter
AliBhutto's riggingof elections, 'M Brnard Euene is w
Nearly 200 people are now dead. Mar- Isrsea) Mr. Bernard Eugene is now
trial lawhas been imposed in the large Gen Manager, Dominica Port Authority
cities. lt looks a if the military .and his former post of Comptroller
Sif the miof Irland Revenue is now held by Mr.
maytake over the Government. __ Clifford Severin. Mr. Kenneth Rich-
Sr. write ,rds is Chief Establishment Officer.
NEXT WEK: ohn Spect-will rie Mr. Masterville Doctrov6 .is now Perm.
on G -L". Sec..,Ministry of-Communications.

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V eL IV 4-A, C.jj. Arvi 2f

'I k 'Ftreedom tt~froma

3,~L tigutpet MV.L 9,Ofchar~fs

When Freedom ftomi
910600y wits rariad to
iu. People it. tht! Ceorb-
bean, 11z'larl ey a llyl
and aal fItao, *many
slaves were -heisitalt
to iairve their Mtustpr's
homes. conCening chhem-
sel ve more about the
Kqrvival of the babteK
Madhbli 8p14' pnd apdMastet
Jim filon wilh a MAegU-
11- 1PiCC'T of fbo(f atlah
tliOy wvre f', a relief
to.;i the nrihiry of

TIotal. oewdmi 1,0;ft
Onvo~lrv Whi ell F Anti,:
l rivdtn *No, I
r ~ ix~i tay an ?Coffml Ish~r i
LOwct lin tit Um1e0 hxfltV 4t
fr t.2t)i,)y 6i 'Iur people
has l chaujrad Very little
.u* thelln. They are
0tj!! ttourtoring and j
*' l ~ a usitiflldv '
ofiiuwromity which it;
ri,!u-tad by 140)tflbnS,
Iacdrrcfaisio~lii enAvy
or kinahtip promespa and
A-ir whic-th there is no

klarip Lutter hhmg,
Ill h b fird time realisWig
~:that 6ertiin' Vi~rms'~- of
Smd irJustico, lik I
IRck. of Cqual oppntiuni-
ties for the black man,
ware elminim wt legally
though not ptiuctled
sriarual)vly. 'ried L-. one
o blb $ato stb~t spo ches
to hbo Aniricsrirotyther
1h10 slogan. "Ttee At
Last'! rom the inopzo-
in top of hi&' htagina-
tlou K.hg saw a' blofk
Amerla fte ftrom, fin-

*Whiti,)s that ehId the
iight of progress frto.
bib bla~ck :Anerksa n
brolbers, This freedotm
man. be called Freedord J
N6, 214i B~lak ,Atarioa,
gild the same smlb
the Caribban .. Blaft
bwaew~t. Doctors, !"emler.~

*9e tu enjoy Lqual
fta n'erdpmaw 0M, j

Livuli'vrac v -and. It s at r
&pitllsy %I1i a tin6i
to ti l-e ism finri its 0+6 1'
,or -,idnimunisnt, Ushig a,
VT= Viiichi Comi-
iowmm e 4t)ft iY olffne
the vded iter, tea evttriJ'
"e.6.1 thrriagh rafloui
fbfwmw;bI f WnmarlcatOn
in Pftniriling the sPles
drivf of this new phil-
ftt~iis4 _:,tudtlatVC and,

indoctriiiatd Ntudeun t
have all toujid a pgrodpae
through which tIey can
Sinterldeituat and show,
the ', public their. super
knowledgee throitgh tersne
l1ki boutgpois, petit
*bourges-,w -, C-01ia6iiu
* cUplta ispm,, n colonia[
ism nationalizationn, n
colleclivizatibon. Serr
facistgr$i" and othei*
too nlWumetIs, to mentlsot.
It is an ideology with
turms and moma terms to
be learnt, while the black
man Nlmiainfs n:invurntivo
witbilittle .cn'ativity amk~Id
I.he dierefoire clings to
his biackness* that darkeps.
bhis ecvn(irnliVC 1pathm .

Could a citizen of
Rusgia. C~ritfcize Umnly
as is- done under 4e-
moempy. tile phitikal
sygleitu of that Cuuntme
through"theii News paper
PrRA'&d without 0t1
fear of being Pailed?
,Could the people. of 1
that beatmifdil country
deinmstrate for better
working conditions, and
equal opportunities?
Could the citizens travel
freely ftmi tholr couun*
tries~, evert froni Cast
GJenmany tn West Germany
to seee finds and re-
latives? If the eltizens
of any country are denied
Ih~e simple rights and
wiivileges which are
abused v ider dwr~racmcy,
cam: we truly say. that
itich citizens *enjoy
Pteedom? Anid if they do
not ilaln it a forft of
.state slavery, and L.
total dnial pf human'
tf is b corning moie
and move diffclt to give
a t'Vni definlt.ion of thn
xnei socfajIre COnk.
Enuntsm, Capitalism d i
JISnoaracV. Socialism
rncumed 14 tVi Weitefn

ean be Calwed
wAIJHU what is ptcotice4
44, ,thiesl anS ,W.0 1
commnlmst -". cunoiati:
o4a bo 'babbud Od "

'.bne nn talkabowto Ad'el
at .. caeIed oft-un" n IaM
It in hallenn ed 'by '4 h

~Thet. phlloiphv 4f
lenu carn tdal & bWith Stat

various Ideologies. is
becoming more and more
coftZusing to us, all
,0 'wo do not seeam to
kI nW oxaictJy, what '."
wi nt.

Slest we as bladk
,-people become victims
of political' slavr
and puppets of tialC
capitalism w Nher? our
people will he no attr
off, freedmckr front Ct
mocracy and capital i
ism in exchange t)h
socialism anid com-
manist needs a very
Careful analysis :f
we are thinking its
|t4rms of mass nrie
fits.' The major *ques-
tions to be answered
am: ',Who henefii mo'r
under the capi~tMrst
systtef, the main or
the few? A 'txc will
quietly answer that
the .few or the eh
benefit mtore, fort money
is their w aonpn for
obtairning thdi )ecys
saries f life. LUnder
communism or state
capitalism who ben-
fit more, he many
of the few? Whew ver
there is a shortage
of food or any coa-
imodity in Russia or
i.ny comm nist eoun-
Stry who are first to
Ibe fulfilled? Who a'r
As first to he atis-
nf d with catr. radioi..,
reftigerators and all
household htxuries toll-
ing off the poductiun
lfe, the many. or the
few?( Naturally the mcen
in the o litical htIerhy,
the leader,,
the fw thanl are eq tiv -
lent in status tn the
rich tindfer capitalism.
It is ".ot the money
that counts. in life,
it "is the qstGa ite
offer iiiFTw aft can
be achieved fom -that
status manifesting itself
in the satiafacton of
human wwant, 'I it I
therefore obhoui 'that
all persons occupying
tositionhgranting special
status in the political
hierachy of communlt
oinatiiss ii the tPrue
maitioraareO of state
-capitalism and ti, I
eat of the people,
like all other, brme
;of 0ovemmsent, staNd
st the middle and at
th bottni of the social
andm economic ladder
"The- difrernice in hlmanin
*'tabtis mai ,change
slightly! "'m uoS ideal-
4ogy to onothnr, but
the b*sic suffering
of the irasse s is ,
miltihlfftual. tmo ,
thast means de amet.

$ Now that w6 in the
zlihbnan have gri
1'rd of Gen~onixt I-llth
tlyo'-wasitr W* rejected
Sfor yer-eri. 0rid e
v_V.)tjt 14" At4;il e rn -',)a
Own., 'Ve seemu -aftid
is) ent"Ir 1h P r, 1i 4
4f soCqi. d and "'cr"iurcrrvc
thitYrnf"7e ,ek nrow
I c. ta l e, ~~ i?
ussla and to, have

b by peyl. o iiloitf
4-071c nsPig n. oure


The itstafarlars of
[admnired.- for the-it back-
to Africa pliilouoriy,, an
eVolutionery dream jwhichj
i n -Ore, sane thmn
die iwubie tU ) offin

it Fict of out Pichol-
ap'tie' fralomir ty who
are vigotously nirnpci-
gating a communistic
;deeifogy 'it die head s
of the lesst Itifr"ned
who rune allift receptive
to this d flctrine of a
better, a brighter and
a more pros erci.u daily
I-for the mosses.
Ore wonders if this
thirdfedw, hoped
for by Mak peoples
from third *infl'coun
tiAo's, is not a 'freak.
Orke futther -vokielvi
it' it is notIt quree

blaek iutifs ectua! mat-
urity, simply spurting
olt an ttaptation of
a Uwasiail PObt IR11s A]

'I V~bj iso inotai
Qr a kI~nrte in hi

toto sunited foir iA tiopge
who ane aocauvtoied to
Sa, democratic teedo
wi1tll too Hoitle llmita,
The bi gam that.
t~ir! Nana e ULk

is being played 1Y
the political uipitrsnts
is- to- trans~r, wealth
from' those who e
thfrity, ptCxuctivo ard
eoonoarmie ly st'bthl t6
.more aubtle ilf;.Alrctuals
who tnvy the economic
aot of dturvival -it&W
Ipmnsperous. T!.'y the"--
fore strive C7.4 venom
f fr itici c fV ~ Of % e6
we~alth hot so much f~,r
the bene~t oil the
masses, but more oa
for their own pew-mla
aggrandisenient, TheL'
am'bition, It, 10 bvcom...
booses ofi t~iu, hierarehy
al~ ;hl it),u ale -IP tike
sytei- that is the
dreani a 6 ( th at s dite.
Rk fir'joom" evoltew"-
plat1edi for as 1m u er,,^
It the .-tribbpar, RI

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It is common knowledge that the number of Dominicans leaving the state to
settle elsewhere is rising sharply. At the same time Dominicans abroad are
deeply concerned at what is happening in their island home. While he was. in
London last month, Lennox Honychurch (Freedom Party delegate who accompanied
Miss Charles to preliminary ta.ks on independence) took the opportunity to
discuss these issues with a number of Dominicans in the U.K. In this article
he reports on their hopes and fears. We trust that it will be of interest
both to Dominicans at home and abroad, for as the alternative government of
Dominica, the problems of Dominicans everywhere are of concern to us in The
Dominica Freedom Party.

"When I retire I wrnt to go back home,"the women said. "I have
worked hard saved money and I wont to build a house there." And that
is the ideal of many other Dominican exiles like this woman who left
St. Joseph in 1959. But that ideal is being shaken by the news they get
from home. The present political trends and the appalling economic
conditions are worrying our countrymen in the U.K. Judging fomrn letters
in the local press this is also of great concern to Dominicans in North
America. The letters they get from home cannot be too encouraging, for
those of us who still live in Dominican can see for ourselves the daily
disintigration of our lnnd. News travels fast among Dominicans in
Toronto, New York or London. They know something of what is going on
and it disturbs them.
But os Dominion is pushed at breakneck speed towards a hastily
contrived independence, it is only the most apprized Dominicans who are
able to keep track of these developments. Amendments and further amend-
ments have been made to the original draft constitution about which most
Dominicons are unaware. With just about six months to go to the independ-
ence date named by the government, the leaders themselves have no gunren-
tee that the mass of official red tape both here and in London will be
sorted out in time for November 2nd. 1977. It seems highly unlikely. So
almost six months before the date, we who live here do not know how we
stand. How much more confusing it is then for Dominicans abroad.
The Eastern Caribbean High Commiscion in London estimates that
there are some 15,000 Dominicans and their children in Britain. Taking
into account those in Canada and the U.B.A., the number of exiles rises
above 30,000. This estimate shows that the number of Dominicans abroad
equals almost half of the present resident population of the island
itself. This is an alarming state for any country to be in, especially
one on the threshold of independence. What makes it worse are that the
numbers are increasing daily as more and more Dominicans escape from
their homeland. And we know that it is not only employment which is
causing this but the overall mood of uncertainty in this island now.
Close to 1000 passports were issued in Dominica between January
1st and March 30th this year. The Canadian and U.S. embassies in
Bridgetown,Barbados are alarmed at the number of Dominicans seeking
visas to settle in their countries. Most are Dominicans we nan
ill-afford to lose for many are professional or skilled poeple. By
losing such people we are left with only a skeleton staff to run not
merely an expanding government bureaucratic machine but also the very
basic services of any civilized society. The exodus increases as
independence draws nearer. At a time when we should be bracing ourselves
to meet the challenges of independence our most valuable citizens are
deserting our shores. Even my most biased reader will have to admit
that something is radically wrong within this country to be causing
this continuing high level of immigration.
One minister of government has been reported as saying how-
ever that this exodus is "a damn good thing."- The argument used
was basically shortsighted (as usual): "The more so-called brains
we lose, the easier it will be to lead the people how we want."
He apparently prefers a population of sheep which can be used and
abused at' will. The danger is that even if a new government comes
to power with the best intentions for effecting change, the society
itself will lack the type of citizens most able to assist that new
government with its enlightened programme.

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How do Dominicans abroad react to this dilemma? Basically
they love their land. But can it provide them with the life
style and opportunities which they could get elsewhere? Obviously
this is not so, but many would remain in Dominica or return to
the island despite these things, if they could be assured of
. secure future, however simple it mey be. Many people feel
that at the present time Dominica lacks even that basic security
which encourages citizens of a country to have hope for the future.
I was: glad to have the chance to question Dominicans in
the U.K. about these hopes and fears. I received hospitality
in homes which they have laboured so hard to ima1ke comfortable and
in which they take such pride. Most have been away for between
10 and 20 years, some for even longer. They have worked and saved
industriously. Many own the -houses in which they live, as is the
ideal of most West Indians in the'U.K. Their children have been
well educated. There are some problems of course but there is
security. Even so, I sensed that home for them does not mean a
cold street in London, Bradford, Leeds or Birmingham. Home means
Dominica. And this is why independence and the present state of
affairs in the island concerns them so.

Citizenship is the immedicto concern of Dominicans in the
U.K. It apeoaro to be of concern to Dominican.l in Canade and
the U.S. also. The Commissioier for the Esntern Caribbean in
London, Dr. Claudius Thomas, received only one copy of the first
draft constitution for the information of Dominicans there. He
held a meeting earlier this year to acquaint them with the issues.
The meeting was dominated by a debate on citizenship, and finally
the whole issue of independence became so heated that the meeting
ended in confusion.
One Dominican was getting his daughter to type out the
whole draft so thet he could have a copy, but since it had been
amended in early March she abandoned her task. Most Dominicans
there have United Kingdom passports by now and feared that they
would have to forfeit them for Dominican ones. I was able to
clarify the issue, as the original draft constitution is not clear
enough on that point. They are concerned ,bout the whole typic
of citizenship because from their own point of view it determines
their own future status and that of their children born in the
land where their parents settled. Full clarification must be
made to Dominicansr, abroad by government if this whole citizenship
issue is not going to blow up into o chaotic mes .. I suggest
G.I.S. send duplicated letters on the subject to as many of these
Dominicans as possible. Without this we will enter independence
while most of our countrymen still arc uncertain about their legal
position as citizens of this state.
Although provisions have been made for dual citizenship in
the redrafted section of the future constitution, we must remember
that this does not take into account the regulations in other
countries as far as dual citizenship is concerned. How can government
guarantee that Britain, Canada or the U.S. for instance will permit
citizens of an independent Dominica to also hold citizenship papero
of those countries. Up to now we have heard of no negotionstions
by the Dominice government with the authorities in those countries
on this matter. Just another example of this present governments
"tou chaud tou flam" attitude on this whole independence issue,
We know that the hope of many Dnminicans abroad is to use their
savings to buy a piece of land in Dominica if they do not already have
a lot,and to build a comfortable house for the future. Many hope to
return to enjoy the fruits of their labour. By living abroad they have
accustomed themselves to certain systems of living. One of these is
the system of true democratic government; the free right of citizens
to express ideas and live under a parliamentary democracy. In short
they hope for security of government. As one men told me, "I cannot
return if in a few years I am going to find myself living under an
oppressive system and with no means of escape or of taking out my
belongings." These are not foreigners speaking, these are Dominicans'
Thor-fore DTominicsnrs everywhere ,t tond by the freedom of your land.

Schedule of Application for Certifi- DOMINICA BANANA GROWERS ASSOCIATION
cate of Title.and Noting thereon or,. T
Caveat for .eek ending 9th Aprl 19774 Applications are invited r the
-ost of General Manager to t'ae Dom-
iate of TPerson rature of Reqmstjinica Banana Growers Association.
Request .resentng I whether for Cer1 Applicants should hold a degree in
tificate of Title or Noting thereon business administration with at least
or Caveat, three years experience in top manage-
'Request da' Lionel Request for the ment. In the absence of a degree
ted 25th Simon by issue of a Firs consideration may be givfm to any
March 1977 Soli-. Certificate of candidate with ten or more years of
Presented' citor Title in respect experience in a responsible managerial
4th April Zena L. of a portion of capacity. In addition a diploma or
1977 at Moore land known as a degree in Agriculture would be a
?10.57 a.mJ Dyer Lot at Scotts great advantage,
Head in the PFarish of St. Mark con- Appointment shall be on a three
taininrg 2464 square feet and bounded year contract in the first instance,
as follows:- North: Land of Shan Per The salary of the post is. $14,400O
ricr and .Severine P.Delso2; East:Lan per annum, with a taxable gratuity of
of Shan Perrier; South:Land of Maxi- 25 per cent, of salary'on the termin-
mir Fevrier and Wilson Francis; West: action of the contract,
the Sea. SCHEDUE week endingp31 7 The successful applicant will be
Request da- Rebecca ;Request for the required to maintain a motor car for
ted 17th 'Rolle as issue of a First the performance of his duties and.a
Dec, 1974 personaliCertificate of basic travelling allowance of $100per
Presented represen4Title in respect manthplus mileage at the rate of 32
1lth April tative oeof A Portion of cents travelled.on duty Will-be paid.
o 1977 at Marie A. lard known as a The General Manager is the Chief
I0 1 aia. Peltier 'Residential Lot .eoutive Officer of the Association
bye-r o citor M. at Roseau in the and is responsible to the Board of
genia Charles. Perish of St. Management for the day to dday opbra-
eorge nt 1 square feet ion of the Association. He shall
and bounded sfollows:- North-West: conform to the provisions the B-
,hip Street; North-East: by land of a Ordinance and the Banana rules
ix Boyd; South-East: by land of ade by the Board of Management and
upert Green; South West: by land of uch other Rules and Regulations as
Virginia Titre. ay be in force in the State fromtime
o time as the same may be applicable.
eques da- quest for Tt Applications should be addressed, to
.ed 1st Felix by issue of a First he Executive Chairman, Bandha Growers
Nov. 1977 her SolijCertificate of association, Roseau, to reach him not
Presented citor M.1Title in respect ater than 30th April, 1977.
14thA;pil Eugenia of a Portion of
1977 at Charles Land at Pointe JOFFRE J. ROBINSON
.11 a Michel in the '"EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Parish of S.-T.ue containing 1,208 5th April, 1977. 3/3

square reet ad. bounded as follows--
North-East: Land of Rebecca Rolle;
South-East: Public Road separating it
from Land of Aimee Raphael; South-
West: Land of Lewis Bardouille;North-
West: Land of Josephine Antoine.

Roseau.,' Registrar of Titles.
NOTE: Any person who desires to ob-
ject to the issuing of a First Cext-
ificate of Title on the above applic-
ations may enter a Caveat in the above
office within nsix weeks from the date
o t rhe first appearance of these Sched-
uls in the STAR newspaper published
in this State or from the date when
the Notice prescribed by law was last
served on any occupant of adjoining
lands in respect of which these appli-
cations were made,

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Though the slaves ray have ,been
ill-treated by some owners, many
owners never behaved that way. When
"slavery was abolished, many old
leaves stayed with their owners who
looked after them till they died and
some became part of the flave-owner6
family and were greatly loved. ( )

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Page Six T H E STAR Friday, April -22,, 1977
-Like the Indias last.yeear,
Pakistanis found the Sabina pitch in .NOTICE is hereby given in accordance
Jamaica that bit too much to cope with Section 4,of No. 1 Banana Rules
,with and lost the 5th Test Match by., under Gap.75 of the Revised Laws of
140 runs, The pitch (of uneven bounce Dominica'1961 that the Annual General
and of assistance to.the quick bowl- Meeting of the Association will be
er4 was exploited by" all the quick held at the Goodwill Parish Hall,
men, Clive Lloyd won the toss and Pottersville, commencing 'at 10,00 an.
elected to bat, By-the first over's on'Tuesday, 31st May, 1977.
end,R'oy Fredericks was dismissed and Members of the Assooiationu, are ::i1-
'within an hour West Indies were 56/3 vited to attend bt ,only the Members
A 90-run partnership for the 4th wio- of the Management Committee and the
ket between Gordon Greenidge 100(5th Delegates of the District Branches
Test century and 5th man out whenithe shall take part in the deliberation
total.was 200) and Alvin Kallicharan and be eligible to vote on any. ques-
34 averted total collapse when A.K. tion arising at the meeting.
was dismissed with the total on 146. A G E N D A
Collis King (44) playing in placeof T confirm theMiutes of the An-
I.Shillingford put on .4 with Green- lo To confirm the Minutes of the ,n
idge, who was next dismi'ssed.Wickets nal General Meeting held on 25th
fell regularly after this and WI.'s May 1976.
final total was 280. 2.. To receive and approve the Report
Pakistan lost their first wicket of the Management Committee.
on .1, and continued to lose wickets To r a dopt Au d
regularly throughout the 2nd day's To receive and dot
play: all dismissed for 198. Colin punts for the year ended 31st, ec-
Croft 4/419, A.Roberts 2/36 and' D. ember ,1976.
Hlford 2/40-. Any other .business of which due
West Indies scored 359 in their notice shall have been given,
2nd innings thanlks-to an opening 2. 0.4.7 T.C. IRISH
stand of 182 by Fredericks 83 and -4.7. T.. Ge IRIS
Greebidge 82 who both fell at the, t.-I Ag. General anage
ame' score. Lloyd got' 48; Murray 3 FROM A LIGHT-SKINNED WEST INDIAN(2)'
and Holford 37 put on 66 for'the 'th After all, they were slaves, so
wicket; Sikander'.Btht 3/55,Wasim.ja they could not be'treated like Lords .
3/65. Pakistan, set to score 442 and Dukes. When the Britons were slawmsT
for victory, were quickly:51 for 4 of fthe'Romans' they were sold in the,
twenty minutes after lunch 6n the 4t9market places of Rome too -so what.
day,. ad there was doubt that the' are West Indians making so much fuss
match might carry to 5th day buit about. Do they, think that the people
Asif Iqbal (his only score over 50 '6W ported to Australia (often
in this test series) played a bril- ifor very minor offences) where they
liant knock of 135, strongly supporbedwere often treated like slaves led a
by Wasim Raja. 64. This pair put on happy life?'
115 in 93 mins.for the. 6th wicket.- I am a Westindian but I am sick of ,
Pakistan reached 301, Holford 3/69 hearing all the stupidness talked by
SJoel Garner 3/2 and Colin Croft3/f6.Isome leaders. I wish_ someone 'in author-
The series only run-out was Wasim, ity could put this Slavery Story in
SBari 9th man out;next,Garner bowled 1its proper light and let Westindians
Sarfraz.LEAGU: Police playing ata descended from slaves realise that
ing cricket beat Cable &' Wireless by their own people did them the greatest
'ng cicke beatGabl & Wreles `-b, But people who should know bet,
two wickets at the Botanical Gardns B people who should know be
last weekend. Put in to bat, C & W,- er are trying to get all Black West
scored 1 69: R.Abraham 43, JLewis 30 I ndans to hate their fellow Westindiam
and H.Lafond 27. For Police, J.irrewho happen to have' fairer skins than
6/27,R.Shillingford 2/21 & J.Pa 2/7 theirs, thus starting a bad racist
Police in their turn 208 :EIohn O spirit. Really this situation makes.
R.Shillingford 39, S.Paul 38 &-E. me hopping mad so I have blown it all
Millity 2, P.Jno.jhillip 3/62, H i y M.B.(name & address iven)
-Jacob 3/16,D.Peter 2/41. Cable &Wir'e-(STARSPORTt) got 50 and took ts
",ss 2nd innings 219/9 declared. Set BASKETBALL: Cnt'C Cardinals 89 vs
T score 181 for victory in 2 hours Bata'Pros 85 played a high scoring
SiQe scrambled home with.2 wickdts; match. o Harks ,beat Wizards 88-44.In
-* i. to :spare. 'In anothermatdh other matches Flames bat Rockers ars
at. O6efieldSpartans beat B1ackbums Ma- Sdra -de eate tr .
bji~3 e L 4brahamlomfr_'AV, P R4


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