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editor: Phyllis Shad l e
PEidavy Decetber 21. 1979
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SJAN 10 1980
C HR I.S T.M A S
FROM THE PUBLIfSHER
TO ALL OUR READERS, SUBSCRIBERS, ADVERTISERS & WELL-WISHERS
SAND WE MUST TELL YOU THAT THE STAR WILL NOT
APPEAR FOR A WHILE. SINCE IT WAS FOUNDED
FIFTEEN AND A HALF YEARS AGO, WE HAVE NOT TAKB~N
A PROPER HOLIDAY TOGETHER. AT THIS YEAR-END,
WE ARE ABSOLUTELY BOUND TO GO TO THE SMALL HOUSE
WE BUILT ON THE M RINK OF THE CARIB RESERVE,
WHICH WAS BLOWN OFF ITS "PILOTRIE" AND TRY TO
WE APOLOGISE TO ALL THOSE WHO WILL MISS OUR SMALL NEWS-
PAPER. AND WE THANK ALL THOSE WHO IN SO MANY WAYS HELPED
TO KEEP THE STAR GOING.
WE SHALL COMMUNICATE WITH OUR READERS ABROAD SOON~
ROBERT and Phyllis ALLRET
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"A TRULY TRENENDOUS B09K"
We must tell our readers that the
Cartbbean Writers book published by
Three Continents Press, of 1354
Connecticut Avenue, N.W, Suite 1131
Washinhten D.C.20030 U.S.A. is now
priced at $60 U.S, It w;s $37 when
a friend ordered a copy on our be-
half in 1977.
~e know this price is way beyond
the means of the average literate
Dominican. But we urge both the
Dominica Public Library and.the
extra-mural branch of U.W.I to ap-
peal to their patrons to 1.uy for
our readers this invaluable compen-
dium of English-speaking, French and
Spanish Authors. It should be kept
in their research libraries.
"THE U.S. MUST BE JOKCNG"
- Under this headline, last week's
News Chronicle came out with a
slashing attack which said "The
United States Government is unr-
ashamedly interfering in the in-
ternal affairs of Dominica, 'in a
manner which is totally undesirable,
unprincipled, and worst of all,
betrays its total contempt of our
It is really an attack on Prime
Minister Seraphin, described as an
"Uncle Trm't. While We do not rally
to his side, we think the present.-
tion of this editorial was object-
tonable, and slandeirs the great.
United States off- merica,. P.S.A.
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Friday, December 21, 1979
A CHRISTMAS OF UNANSWERED QUESTIONS WORLD NWS BRIEFS
We think everybody in Dominica is ex- World Pood Day, 1980: the F.A.O.
trem-ely curious about the future to has proposed the 16th October 1980
put it mildly. We have emerged from the be declared "World Food Day". Ob-
shock state brought on by David. But servance of that day by all lands,
the signs of that disaster, especially regions and ternational organi-
i broken b idings. litte. bi i n s nations would heighten public
in broken buildings, litter lying in the awareness of the world food problem.
streets of Roseau, hardly any electric- Oct.16 is the anniversary ,of the
ity,,fewtelephones, and the bitter loss founding of the Food & Agriculture
of the -dear old Anglican Church,.the Organizatioii of the United lationa.
Spash-up of Fort Ycung Hotel, and the OPEC COi EoICE IB VEEZUELA:
destruction of almost every old plant-
ation house. lNow on the Order Paper of The oil-rich producing countries
the House, Opposition Leader Hon. M.E. cannot agree on an overall price.
Charles asked the Minister of Finance It is certain that oil, including
C our essential petrol and gasolene,
r', .".c. iestieons, a to the sums will rise in price. But by how
pf money premised to use as gifts in much? That is another unanswered
f, r;.costAauLtiion efforts; the source pre-Christnas question. It is very
of each such gift; actual amounts re- troubling to our poor little land..
oeived and their sources; the use to
which each amount received has been REGIONAL NEWS BRIEFS
ut (our underlining); and the plans
which have been made for the Expendit- ALA4 LOUISY HOLDS FIRM S- t.Lucia
ure of the sums not yet received. Prime Minister Alan Louisy has said
We think everyone in Dominica woull that he will not step down to give
have been glad to know the answer to over his post to Hon.George Odium,
those questions; they were withdrawn although it has been stated that he
because Hon.Miss Charles got vexed promised to do so by 1980.
jyer the S7esker's summary and unex- U ITED STATES MONEY $51 Million
pained treatment of another question will be provided by the World Bank
s -c --nt in. Her emotions on aid in re- to the Caribbean Development Bank.
construction of homes, also thanks to $2s million of this may be re-lent
benefactors (including Charles Savarin) by CDB to its members in the Carib-
and No political interference in Food bean$ plus a $7 million !nternation-
Distribution were also not laid. bank credit and a-#1 million Eubo-
Since then the Chairman of the Free- pean Economii.c Conmunity special act-
dom Party, Rupert Sorhaindo, has issu- ion credit for re-lending, Thus the
ed a plea that food distribution be i Caribbean .Development 'Bank Will be
NOT used as a political weapon, strengthened. The loan has a teim of
Th d ebas political weapon, 20 years, including 5 years of grace,
e e never properly tok its with interest at 7.96 per cen. pa.
placo, probably dus to Government's un- The $7 m. IDM credit :and the l m.
willrne-*s to havean expc3ive and e-c spec.action credit are for 50
perhaps explosive wrangle in the House years, with no interest.
j.ist.lef' ore CChristmas, with elections
in the 1980 offing; AND f OW THE "WEATHER
The: people of.Dominica are out on This1 is the first thing the British
the streets and in the shops spending g eople talk about. And we are happy
asi amch as.they.ca queso to say that, just before Christmas
Sue as th .ey .cn. Finai question: day, with all the new green sparkling
There I the money coming from..* and a good breeze it is grand.
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friday, D.cosD.er 21, 1979
COMMONWEALTH OP DOMITICA
TITLE BY REGI ~lfATION ACT
Schedule of Application for Certifi-
cate of Title and Noting thereon for
week ending 15th December 1979.
Date oj Person Nature of Request
Re uest Presenting whether .for a
Certificate of Title or Noting there-
:on or Caveat.
j;;;-~--_^_;-=;- ---(1-C---------- ,
Request da- Joseph Requettfor the
ted 27th Austan issue of a First
August 1979 Esprit Certificate of
Presented by'his Title in res-
1th Decem- Solici- pect of a por-
ber 1979 at tor Cil- tion of land at
10.30 a.m. ma A.M. Mahaut, in the
up2igny. Parish of St.
Paul, in the Commonwealth of Dominica,
containing 1043 square feet and boun-
ded as follows:- I-orth-East by land
of Joseph Austan Esprit; South-East
1by lands of Inocent Esprit, John
Parker and Billy Parker; North-West
jby lands of Gerald C. Luke and Heirs
iof Joseph John; South-Mest by lands
of Eltina Briss, John Parker and
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REGISTRAR' OFFICE,.. ROSEAU
V.C. Josse, Ag.Registrar of Titles
NOTE: Any person desires to object
to the issuing of a'Certificate of
Title on the above Applications may
+o" a .~ ira It 4n +he n'hvnu- nroffe nr" 1
within six weeks from the first, ap
pearance of this Schedule :in the
Star newspaper published in this
country or from the date when the
notice prescribed by law was last
served on any owner or occupier of
adjoining'lands in respect 'of which
this application was made.
CANADA: TRUDEAU RESUMES LEADERSHIP
When the Conservative Goverinment of
Canada fell after a vote of NO COi-
FID& CE in Parliament, Pierre Trud-
eau's followers begged him to resume
the leadership of his Liberal Party
in order o contest the forthcoming
general elections* He accepted.
NEWS ABOUT AFRICA
U.N. Committee To Assess Damage Done
to Zambia: The Security Council's
4-nation Ad Hoc Committee left iNew
YoikE on'Sunday 9th for Zambia to as-
sess the damage done to Zambian in-
stallations, roads and bridges after
air attacks by the illegal regime in
Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)* Members
of the ad hoc committee are Jamaica,
Kuwait, Nigeria and iNorway. They will
report to their Council by 15 Dec.
Ful'. and adequate compensation to
Zambia for damage to life and property
was sought through a resolution.
ZIMBABWE CEASE-FIRE SIGitED AT LAST:
Today, Friday, the contesting parties
in the long-drawn-out negotiations
over Rhodesiagimbabwe signed the
cease-fire which they had hitherto
only initialled. A massive uplift of
British & Commonwealth troops who
will 'supervise the ceasefire 'will now
begin. Mugabe and jkomo gained one
more troop base before they agreed
DAWU COGRATULATES HHVW's -
In a letter to the Managing Director
dated Dec.13, the Gen.Sec. of Domi-
nice Amalgamated Workers' Union con-
Sgratulates Whitchurch's Supermarket
on their 4th anniversary, sayUlg:: ',
"DAWU is pleased to be ..sociated'with
a group of workers who have coontrib."7
uted4 to a: job well dOlae in. achieving
such a standard of service," ',
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We are Getting into RBrybody's Hair
The Hairdressing which adds body and
lustre to all types of heir
C-A ST 0 LAN
A little goes a long way
Obtainable from all Drug Stores and
Cosmetic Counters in other Stores
THE DOMINICA DISPENSARY CO. LTD.
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&Pa'e Four ,T H E S T AR Pridy December 21. 1979
8*T *A*R*S*P*O;R*T*S* Morchriston *STARSPORTS* continued .. OOTBALL
0OThATT Kiaorosugh Q sI ilrem". To sadden Henry even more, two minutes
Tle Kabt goug D Harlemo later he deflected a Dontfraid kick to
The, clash between giants DOP Harle put Harlem 2-1 into the lead for the
Bombers and Pepiz Kendborough United i
at the Windsor Park had so much thrill interval.
and -more to cheer about than any of i Seventeen minutes into the 2nd half
and-more to cheer about than any ofits
f^ it +Harlem Bombers forged further ahead
predecessors over the past four seas- Harlem Bombers forged further aheas
ons Inasmuch as seven goals were soredwhen Dontfraid snatched a pass from
ons inasmuch as seven goals were aod'to .obn and ickd one time
The, most crucial factor in that Aisles to Robin and kicked one time
math, .Which terminated in a Kensbor- along the ground which caught Cletus
ough Victory, was the individuality oftrPPO napping in no-man's land.
Robertson "Cocoshoe" iHpolite, "who It was then that IHypolite put his
single-handedly took on the defence foot on the gas and kept it there -
of Harlem Bombers, and burned them vnd turned on the heat. Within the
out thus allowing his teammates to space of seven minutes Kena6orough U.
capitalise on that advantage; he then struck three times, Dona Hurtault
added his bit by striking a rightfoot- scoring twice, the second of which
er some 55 yards out which put the was a pinpoint cross from out in the
team into the lead at 4-5 and the matah left field by Renix Thomas; with Dona
Harlem defenders and linlanen had suchdi Hurault the only forwardaman charging
a horrid time against Hypolite that in among 4 Harlem defenders. His
they must have been happy to have been header was the equalizer for Kens I.
delivered from such humiliation when Ko. 4SA DIV.II OHAMPIOiS
the final whistle blew. -Saos in only their 2nd year at the
Hypolite, who started the season for Windsor Park (in 1978 there, were 21
Kens, starred in every match alongwith teams) emerged champions of Division
his- goalkeeper Emmanuel John, whilst II, beating along the way favourites
other players made a mess. The fact Coco Cola Saints 2-nil.
that he was the chosen man of thematch
in the North/South Independence match ORICKET: Australia Whipb Englan s
among other class players was reveal- Australia beat Englasd by 1S8 runs
ing. All defencea were broken by him at Perth in the first of three test
during the league, Given the fact that matches. Final scores: Australia
Kensborough determined as ever before 844 & 557* Allen Border 115 and Kim
without deadly duo Roy "Roho" Murphy Hughes 99. lan Botham 6/78 & 5/90.
and Cecil "Abu" Elwin, current players, England 228 & 215. Geoff Boycott
took full advantage of those openings. 99 n1o. and Jeff DIiaock 6/34.
It wasr1t that easy, however, as WEST INDIES had two victories over
Harlem Bombers 20 minutes into the in Australia, against Tasmania by an
second half led comfortably 5-1 and innings and 6 runs, and Queensland
looked 'sailing serenely on, impressing county 41 by 4 wickets.
the large crowd at Windsor Park that I wish all STARSPORTS readers a
they were uncrowned champions. VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS MORChRISTOI.
Wilfred "Fox" Dontfraid put Harlem
into the lead a header from Don Leo- ROBBERY IN THE POST OlOPFIB
gal cross, Kensborough struck back. A sad story. On Friday June 2, we
decisively a few minutes later through Published on front page that "A Large
half man Artherly Robin (also from a Sum (given as819,000) was discovered
cross). One minute. later after the missing. This week,DBS radio states
equalizer Kensborough United were aw- that Asst.Postmaster Robinson was
arded a penalty which Alfred Solomon charged with the larceny of $17,000.
stopped following captain Pits Henry, We are told he was involved in the
(aimlee letide id. (next colun.) earlier loss. Case to follow.
.& li-Pbihed by the Proprieto ,Robert 3 Allfrey of Mili House,Copt
-,..t. at Copt Hall in the Commonwealth of) Dominica, West Indies
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