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Mrs. Jane Lowenthal,
.Research Institute for
the Sttdy of Man,
162 East 78 Street,
New York 10021, N.Y.,6t9
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Vol. XAit No. r Frida& T 1 ...nm

This Summer Holida D.G.S. Silver Medaiists of the
Duke of Ediantrgh's Award Scheme MUST visit
rAghbouritg French islands in order to do the Go d
Award Expedition, in uWnown rerritores. So Ran-
dolph Riviere and Mc. Donald Tholmas lfi the state
for Martinique on Wednr:sday. Their mission is to ex-
plore the north we',rern coast of the island and dirmb

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Mt. Pele 4Booft) or to see whether a path exists be-
tween Prtcheur and Grande Rivicre on the porthern
tip of Martinique.
The adventurous students will report on the en-
tire trip on their return two weeks later.
L Landcr, L. Thomas, and M. Lestrade are leav-.
ing Dominica for Guadeloupe on August 13th to do a
siv ar expeditio .

ivwrity of the West Indo
Sir Hughh Wooding, former Lorit Chief Jusat
of Trfindad & Tobago, has boon appointed Ch
collar of the U.-.I. in tnccossion to Prince
Ai e.. of At.hl onOe.

Whet's ti news down iown?
It's the FANTASTIC disp av
of MEN'S readymae Clothing
where's the place you get the best?
where's the place to save time and energy

on Castle Street
s"Wee sel only tIhe ast"
It' the FANTASTIC-disp-ay

"'W#e.St| OCly the) EILt'"

TQ 11F!F. CA11" X Ia delig~ti at the .<-.hy given to me a ,
cTtewK? bhe !"aniks of the Do Poaiics o to the: C
Aition Save thce a FQ o is J
Juhr~at from tae wrk P' ien- Fund a6soM. t-
peple~, I. am sure t 5at et .5 yeas jjj pes, h- Uve
spent M helping m JiTv f children twa rdi .;.
and fulieT life.
HUEr in WI"cik, < eoftctinwu t j i fit tho*
your day aursery Vad mother certres, your lmtb.h *.
gramme, milk dit:'i'b ii': sad ponso sp sche-,.
which help many of the less fortumate among us.
We are grat f ;i paer~cuia frly the ffortE bc^.-
made to educate mathers m the cprr.x: care of ch:
children ,as it is upO~ tbese children that the furvY" "
our country w*i depend.
Let us hope that your blessed wok wili conac~i
to grew u the Prtemi
Car4iA-1',1N S.C.-F' jkr W-iogl*' tmLwt

invite~ the po~ t l .ia; of Roseau to a rmot inpor-
t~nt public meeting to bz held from the poch of
the Trae Lt Union Hall, Freedom Stret.,
Laaon, on Aooday night, August 9th, comeaan-
myat hWf past aght.

House and Lot (1925 square feet
Elliott Avenue
CI M. E. Cares
P, O. sox i2t
l* 228 O5 Strem.
Raeaau., DonmtiIca.

is now receiving applications for electricitv fro.-
prospective coasuinrs iw the Bitrnheim t Vi:;i.
Case and Embas area. Applicanoa form c" .i.
obtained from:
Comaseted applI c sT eo fmrs rhouM bea snot to
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Page Two THE STAR Friday, August 6 19a.
CHURCH AND STATE by Androcles -
Last week it was disclosed that the Roman Catholic Church au ooities
had under consideration the erection of a new archdiocese in an-.hipving
jurisdiction over the area covered by what is roughly the Associated
States and the Crown colonies of Montserrat and t-he BritishVirgin Islands.
The erection of an archdiocese is always an interesting event, but
doubly so in this case when it relates: to thegeographical grouping to
which we belong. Generally speaking, it is a sign that Rome has recogised
growth and stability in the Church in the area. Often, too, the object of
the erection of an archdiocese from among hitherto existing dioceses is to
bring the administration of the Church in line with what appears to be
national 'advance and development. It is then more of a prestige-confer-
ring act than anything else, since, canonically speaking, the status of
a diocese and that of an archdiocese is.not different. But large cities
generally have archbishops' (e;.g. New York, Paris, Westminster, Milan,
Brussels, etc.) rather than bishops and the really large and important
ones traditionally have their archbishops appointed Cardinals. Every arch-
diocese must have at least two dioceses under its jurisdiction overlooking,
which relationship does not in any significant way limit the powers of
the bishop over his diocese.
Since 1850, the Diocese of Roseau has had this sort of relationship
with the Archdiocese of Port-of-Spain and, in fact, this Diocese was a:ectd
on the same day that Port-of-Spain was elevated to the status of an arch-
diocese so that on 30th April, 1850, Port-of-Spain got its first arch-
bishop (Richard Patrick Smith) and the Diocese of Roseau its first bishop
(Michael Monaghan). At that time the jurisdiction of the Bishop of Roseau
extended over Dominica, the British Leeward Islands an4 the then Danish
Virgin Islands of St. Thomas St. Croix etc. The Archadiocese of Port-of-
Spain then comprised Trihidad/Tobago and all the British islands south-
"wards to St. Lucia, but excluding Barbados. So that what today we call the
Eastern 'Caribbean, if we exclude Barbados which was under the Bishop of-
Dem;erara, had only two bishops in Port-of-Spain and in Roseau, So it
remained for 107 years until 1957 when St. Lucia was erected into a sep-
arate diocese. Somewhat later, Grenada with its c.opendencies was erected
into another diocese and very recently indeed Barbados and St. Vincent
were formed into yet another diocese. In February of this very year, the
Leeward Islands were. detached from the Diocese of Roseau and erected into
the Diocese: of St. John's Antigua, and the. Dominica-born Bishop Bowers
was translated from Accra, Ghana, to become the first bishop of this new
diocese, taking possession of it. this very month of July.
Thus ecclesiastically speaking, the Diocese of Roseau has enjoyed for
nearly a century and a quarter a status which is new to all the other
Associated States. Dominica had had a resident bishop for 107 years when
St. Lucia, the first of the others to have one, got. its own bishop 14 years
ago. So that we have a long pontifical tradition not remotely approached
by any of the other, British islands of the Eastern Caribbean.
It is therefore with something of a national shock that we learn that
the name of St. Lucia is being mentioned in the context of the seat of
the contemplated new archdiocese. It is hard to believe that a venerable
institution like the Roman Catholic Church could so bypass history and'"
tradition and for no superior reason that we can think of to deprive Dom-
inica of an honour which is clearly hers. Since, it appears, that the
whole thing is still a proposal, the competent authorities are invited to
reconsider the proposed seat of the contemplated new archdiocese. Let not
the.matter of comparatively better air communications in St. Lucia be
brought into consideration archbishops and bishops do not travel every
week. The most venerable diocese in the area under discussion and the
diocese containing the living remnants of that people who gave the Uarib-
bean its name. deserves to receive the honour. Moreover, it is by exper-
ience: equipped to-give the service implicit in the proposal to erect a
new archdiocese for the archipelago from Grenada in the south to the
British Virgin Islands in the. north.
(Continued on Page Four)

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on 'ednesday 18th Aukust, 1q71.
Suomesr~ul applhants will be nottited ti letcr
not later than 20th August, 1971.
The Gocernament o' Dommiinc rcier.e tht;
right to accept (t re!ec' any tender in whok or in
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CHURCH AND STATE by Androcles (continued from page two)
We must protest against the underhand manner in which the Government
is approaching the constitutional future of this State.
At a meeting of heads of Governments of the smaller states of the re-
gion held in Grenada and obviously masterminded by the Guyana Prime Min-
ister, a draft Constitution prepared by the Attorney General of Guyana
(why are we so plagued by Guyanese Attorneys General?) was produced for
Why this stealth and secrecy? Why no hint to the population that such
a thing of so far-reaching importance is under consideration? Why no in-
vitation to the people to discuss in general terms at this stage the merits,
if any, of the proposal?
This Government is treating the people in a rather contemptuous manner.
As far as the Government is concerned, the people of the State do not ap-
pear to matter. They hand down to them judgements, decrees and decisions
and no attempt is made to establish a consensus with the people who put
them in office,.
For myself, I have the greatest reservations about a Burnham-inspired
Political move of this kind. I have never been happy about Burnham's con-
soriings with Communist and far-leftist countries. His latest interest is
in Allende's Chile and much of his internal arrangements seems to be
*- ... moe"g-in..a direction which we do not recognize as democratic. Indeed,
those who know say that there is nothing to chose between Burnham and
Cheddi Jagan from this point of view.
Another thing in connection with the bla-bla surrounding this secret
move, the details of which have not been vouchsafed to us, is the discouLn-
ting of the human rights of the people of Anguilla. It appears to me that.
the urgency with which this political get-together is being manoeuvid
is so that Anguilla can be kept in thrall to St.Kitts against the clear
expressed will of her people:. One must never forget that these same heads
of Caribbean Governments were prepared to use force to keep Anguilla under
the heels of Bradshaw but. for Jamaica's refusal (and later, also Barbc
adoos) to go along with them. They have had no constructive plan to solve
the four-year-old crisis, but the, moment the people of Anguilla succeed
in getting their wish to be freed of St. Kitts (and wh&t greater or more
compelling reason can there: be than the considered wishes of the people) ,
then they tmne up with all kinds of nonsense about fragmentation and dis-
integration of the. region (as though there is an;r preexisting integration).
The welfare of Anguillans, their lives, their liberty and their happiness
-- all these are completely overlooked.
A o * A 0 0 *
There. is one aspect of the struggle to enfranchise youth which must
never be: lost sight of. The Opposition has had a helluva job pressuring
the Government into giving youth the vote. It took three Resolutions in
the House of Assembly consecutively brought forward at the earliest intep-
vals consistent with the Standing Orders before the Government relented.
But even after this, it is still fighting a rearcguard action by holding
back as long as possible the privilege thus gained for the youth.
The latest such rearguard action was seen at the House of Assembly
Sme-ting o-f'8th July when the Bill giving youth the vote at all elections
was finally passed. The first such election to come up is that of the,
Roseau Town Council in October -- UNLESS, AS THE GOVERNMENT NOW PROPOSES,
MANAGING THE AFFAIRS OF THEIR CITY -- when the youth would have had the
opportunity of voting. There 'is every opportunity of completing arrange-
ments to enable Roseau youth to vote in that election. The Roseau Town
Council is the one in chArge of such arrangements and that body is quite
sure that there, would be adequate time for 18-year-olds to get their
names down on the. voters' list to be able to vote in October. This was
pointed out at the meeting of the House. But to thwart the political asp-
irations of the youth, Government decreed that the law enfranchising
youth to vote at the. Town Council elections will not come into operation
before January, 1-972, thus: effectively depriving them of being able to
vote at the; coming Town Council General Election, (concluded on p[,)

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Short Story DRAMA MOVES FAST by G.W.M. Williams

Alberto climbed up the stairs. casually and rapped at the doar.
No answer! The room was in complete darkness:. He heard the sound of
a sweet mournful piece of waltz music somewhere in the bedroom. He
rapped again; this time, so forcefully that hisknucklea ached.
Flic! Light from a cylindrical inflorescent bulb flood the entire
apartment. The music ceased immediately. Dead silence, So silent
that Alberto, standing on the verandah, could even hear the lilies
growing in the flower-pot,
"Suzan." he yelled, "what the hell do you think it is' Open the
"Oh, it's you' One moment honey, I'm coming-g-g."
"One kiss before I leave you" whispered a voice from within,
Two minutes after, Alberto heard the soft romantic footsteps of his
wife approaching the door. She wore a blue nylon negligee. Her hair,
very uncustomary, was in a dilapidated condition. Her eyes looked
dreamy and romantic. Her negligee was saturated with perspiration.
Alberto, as usual, pulled her diligently into his arms and kissed her.
Her lips had a strong taste of cigar.
Alberto closed the door and walked straight into the bedroom. The
fact that his wife had just been unfaithful to him never dawned on
his mind. They had been married only seven months and he loved her
too dearly to suspect.
He undressed, took a warm bath and slid into his sleeping apparel.
When he returned to ti.e room, Suzan was wearing another negligee.
She looked radiantly beautiful., This time she smelt like a fresh
morning rose. Her smile portrayed expectancy. Her body trembled
under the thin nylon and goose bumps covered the entire surface of
her body.
Alberto pulled open a drawer, took out a bottle of Gordon's Dry Gin,
drank about four gulps and cruised into the bed beside his wife. A
beautiful piece of drama too dazzling and exciting for the eyes to
behold had just began.
The scene lasted for exactly one hour and twenty-five minutes.
Alberto fell asleep immediately after. Suzan waited for five minutes,
got slowly out of bed, bent down and whispered, "He is fast asleep."
The Young man, Jerome, crawled out from under the bed, stretched out,
took a deep breath and kissed Suzan. To prevent the slightest noise,
he took off his shoes and tiptoed to the door to kiss Suzan goodnight
and congratulate her for a well performed feat. It was a long, deep
Suddenly, Alberto turned and began to snore. Suzan froze. Silence!
Neither of them dared to move' "Please go, Jerome," Suzan half sobbed.
"PleaseI" she begged him, and opened the door.
Alberto opened his eyes! Jerome disappeared in a flash "The bas-
tard." he screamed. "Who was that man Suzan?"
He stared at his wife: his eyes bulging with abomination and hatred,
saliva draining down the two corners of his mouth. With hands out-
stretched in the most ghastly manner that one can imagine, he advanced
towards her. She was paralized with fear. She dared not scream. Her
eyelids dropped. Darkness! He continued towards her in a moon-walk
A loud scratching at the door disturbed the stillness of the night.
He altered direction briskly and opened the door. It was only their
cat. When he returned to the room Suzan was lying on the bed in a
most affectionate and apologetic manner. "One funny move and I'll
blow yo r head off tr. Big Stuff,"' coamanded a deep masculine voice
from boe in the cuitai.n uzan smiled.


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Page Six THE STAR Friday, August 2, 1 71
by V.A. Boyd, Island Secretary, Girl auide Council

I've been a lucky Guide Secretary, I was chosen together with
Vernice Seaman District Commissioner for the Torthern Section of
Dominica-to represent the Island on a Guide Administrative Course in
the U.K. I was particularly impressed with the meticulous planning of
the whole Course by the Overseas Training Adviser, Miss Sheila Thomson,
and her Assistants. This Course was concentrated and lasted for five
weeks (May-June). We began with the organisation of Guiding in
Scotland where the Movement is very well established, and the Scots
manage their own Guide affairs and are accountable to C.H.Q. in London.
While in Scotland, we lived at the Scottish Training Centre Netherurd
for a week where we received lectures and training and were made to
understand clearly the whole structure of the Movement including
Finance, Equipment, Training, Camping, Public Relations, International
Guiding, Guide Law Principles,- Aids to Senior Staff and Organisation
of Committees. For another week we were sent out into the Counties
to live with hostesses and to have actual contact and observe some of
what we had been discussing. From this experience I realized that
-those concerned with Guiding are very dedicated people, I was amazed
that even the husbands of the various Guiders are very much involved
in the Guiding roles that their wives undertake, and help whenever
they are called upon.
For the next three weeks we studied the English aspect which is
similar to Scotland. We resided at two other Guide Training Centres
in England, Waddow Hall and Foxlease, and also worked at C.H.Q. in
London where we were briefed in all the administrative aspects of
'Guiding as indicated above. In early 1971 C.H.Qo decided to decen-
tralize the Administration of Guiding and England has been split up
into 6 Regions which are finally responsible to Guide Headquarters in
London. Though this exercise is still being worked out, the Regions
through their Senior Guiders seem to be organising themselves
satisfactorily,as we gathered from a talk by one of the Chief Commis-
sioners in charge of a Region, It is evident that the Youth of the
U.K. have a well established organisation in the Girl Guide Movement.
They have the benefit of Trainers, Advisers, Guiders, well equipped
Training Centres and Camp Sites and a Public which gives them ready
support in all spheres.
The whole Course was very interesting and enjoyable for Vernice and
myself: we had the great opportunity to meet with our Sister Guides-
our fellow delegates from Overseas, also the Scottish Guiders, the
English Guiders at all levels of Guiding. The opportunity to stay at
three well organised Guide Training Centres and taking part in all the
programmes connected with this Administrative Course will always be
remenmbere d
The outlook for Dominica is that we are hoping and planning to use
the knowledge gained to improve our Local Guide Association and help
the Senior Branch the Guiders of our Guide- Movement here, in order
that they can reach Youth through improved organisation.
Finally we were privileged to attend the Annual General Meeting of
the English Guide Association at Mansion House, the residence of the
Lord Mayor We were also presented to Princess Margaret (who presided
at this meeting)and to Lady Baden Powell and the Lord Mayor.
The parting with the Overseas. Delegates, who were from Malaysia, Hong
Kong, Gilbert and Ellice Isles, Iran, Botswana, Tanzania, Swaziland,
Malta, Bermuda, and Grenada was somewhat sad as' we had formed a
friendly little family, and last but not least c-.- two Guider Trainers.
Miss: Sheila Thomson and Miss Gwen Knight, to whc.nl we are grateful for
organising the whole'tour.

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?tifiate a of s tl2 e on t'e aboe appeatfcLin i-. y n- r a C s
the abo23q cftie v-h Q ix iek fromt the atlo e of t- ;:rev
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third Sw.ht cr fr-om ahe d : hen. the nouce pr.sRebe by
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'M GOD'" proclaimed a wiid yeid character who made the front
pf pges recently; and he proceeded to-prove it with a butcher
Knife. Every once in a while someone mnakea a claini to divimnty
and is either taken away in a strait jacket or. if .his behavior
:'a!m and law-abiding, attracts coteriW of followers, In most
is his e,,tn nmear.s ute end of the cult.
;uppose )our teAcher, your debted more than to aIy other is
.;tor. your conwgreinman were to someone who never .set foot in
';s his v~oce and say, "I am the India and He is Jesus Christ.
Light of thte world!"
ADING t tu woi:d probably This was the confession of a
Ta2!E: sqAglest that he have non-Christian about Chrbit: Jesus
Mjiautes a psycnLatric exami- is the Light of India. He never
SSeconds nation. Yet a Mn set foot in America, either, and
oce made this asser- vet He is the Light of America
.1i about Himself who was able e the Light of the whole
prove by His works thi truth world.
His claim. He did not come ino lii a dark roOm our eyes are.
e world as other men do. T'e. usele's. Trying .o discover the
ras born of a vir n. He died eanu o ife r is
,, one else when and because like -roping i a -dream or like a
.e wanted to and followed this ..... chil. asking what th, o ild
Ss-elf-resurrection. Jesus Christ is like. When Jesus saiW t t-at Her
.,nds before ynu' and says. "I is the ight of the world,, Il
am the Light of the world." Log- t t. that othe who orl,. :He
y you must ether reject Him Hm would receive that spiritual
r not beong of sound mind, or irng? Thae wothihly ed cat
... uo yullumron that aond make the
"rl upon your knees ad w rsit p orotnin of life clear. that would
"i, "o n you do eithenvr In- provide them wfth the answer to
at C utta. wi houst s the agbe-ld and basic question.
tifentg the evdenceWho anm. Where did I ctht
On a day when that irret lib "frGm' Why am I here' Where an
-'rat;or of India. Mahatma Ghandi, I gkring The nmost highly educaTr
iva returning from abroad. a 'ed and enlightened of men, w;th-
aI'rord of sho t 15,M0 waited for .out Christ in his heart, has
.4m at Calcutta. For three hours bliirdly mistaken tihe darkne,- for
Stiferent orri.rai extolled his work 1the light. The Bible tell us that
.:,)d their own. Finally it wasiii God is light." 7"he'refore. when
.'-rari's turn. Everyone waited Jesut proclaimed Himrslf to he
':-. the rcrett man's speech. When the Liht. He declared that F-e
Same it was only one sentence: 'as God. Was He really" How
T'i to whom I and India are in- to you know?
1',( like to argue the point with you. but I've run out of space.
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clusion): and, in fact, postponing
v~their-exercise of the privilege un-
til October, 1974', since these elec-
tions are: only held at three-yearly
intervals. It was in the same manner
that the youth were denied the vote
for the House of Assembly elections
last October and again, in this caas,
the privilege was postened to 1975,
though they could easily have ex-
ercised the right in 1970 had the
Government accepted the Resolutions
of the Opposition at that time.
From this, the youth must learn
the obvious lesson: that the present
Government does not trust them and
that lIft to the Government, youth
would never have become enfranchised.
The young people will not be fooled
by Government expenditure now belat-
edly taking place in connection with
matters of youth. This is not the
test of the Government's sincerity.
After all, the Treasury of the State
is at its disposal and it is certain
that another Government would spend
even more, and that more construct-
ively and imaginatively, in the ser-
vice of youth. The true test is:why,
under the continuous promptings of
the Opposition, did it take the Gov-
ernment so long to become convinced
of the rights of youth to take part
in the affairs of their country and
why, after enfranchising legislation
could no longer be deferred, does
the Government still persist in its
rearguard action of postponing what
it considers the evil day of actual
voting by the youth?

Applications are invited from
suitably qualified young men to fill.
the vacant post of Pupil Surveyor at
the Lands and Surveys Division.
Applicant; should possess General
Certificate of Education '0' level
passes in at least four subjects',two
of which should.be Mathematics and
English. Sucessful applicants will
be required to undertake the pract-
lical and theoretical courses run by
the Division over a period of three
(3) years after which they will be
elegirle for appointment as Assistant
Surveyor. There is also the possibil-
ity of being selected for further
full-time .training at a recognized
institution abroad.
The salary of the post is within
the" scale:.- D 36-34f,2,160+120 $2,760,

Applications stating age and qual-
ifications should reach the permanent
Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture,
lands and Co-operatives not later
than 10th August, 1971.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of
Agriculture, Lands & Co-operatives,
S ALG 8/224, 12th July 1971. Gill


-Applications are invited from
suitably qualified candidates who
with to be considered for the award
of a Two-year Diploma course in Rad-
iography, Jamaica,commencing in Oct-
ober, 1971, The training is to equip
the candidate for appointment t@ the
post of Radiologist in the Ministry
of Education and Health.
Applicants should possess the Cam-
bridge overseas certificate or its
equivalent, or a GCE certificate with
'0' level passes including English
Language and Mathematics of Physics.
All applications should be addres-
sed to the Secretary, Public Service
Commission, and should reach that
office by the 12th August, 1971.
The award will provide the suc-
cessful candidate with return pass-
ages, subsistence allowance grant,
tuition fees and transportation in
connection with the course. Further
particulars regarding the course of
training may be obtained from the
Ministry of Education & Health.
Candidates to whom awards are
made will be required to sign an
agreement to serve the Government
for a period of not less than three
years after completion of their
Secretary, Pubbic Service Commission
PSC 5/1, G.113, 50-1/1. July 28th 1971

The Dominica House will meet on Sept.
23rd (4th meeting of 1st Session).
We understand that a substantial
pension for the Premier will be pro-
moted by Government, and that the
Battle of Freedom St. will be con-
tinued on the floor of the House
through legislation to take over
the powers of RTC.
BOAC's holiday air service to St.Lucia
from London started on July 20(weekly).
Jets will call at Barbados first. Re-
turn flight will also call at Antigua.
Fares start at 130 return (Earlybird).



Page Eight

Rama's Bad Taste Arard goes to ROSEU TN
the female broadcaster who announ- At a Statutory Meeting of the Ros
ced at lunchtime that some sanitary eau Town Council held yesterday after-
napkins had been found and request- noon (Wednesday 21st July, 1971),one
ed that the owner could only have of the major issues concerned the
her unmentionabless back if she naming of Freedom Street. A letter
could properly identify them, from the Secretary to-the Cabinet
Last week's OK THE SCEENE caused dated 14th July, 1971, addressed to
Last week's ON THE SCENE caused theMayoowasrea to C
the top brass in a local concern to Thi s letter said in part that
get together to discuss the appar- This letter said in part tat
quote "The name 'Freedom Struete has
ent misuse of trained personnel. I q
no significance or meaning in Domin.ca;,
am reliably informed that any pot- no sniance or meaning in Donnt,
ential overseas recruit is thor- The letter ended by Central Government;
ouhly briefed b themartr, requesting Council to adhere to 'the
I am watching with interest a proper procedures laid--down by law't
I am watching with interest and tP o
expectation the "Feedom Street" on this occasion.
expectation the eeom SreetCouncil took a unanimous decision
battle. While I cannot publicly
take sides, 1 note that-Freedom St. that the To Clerk be asked to re
to the Secretary to the Cabinet. in
signs are now evident along that to the Secretary to the Cabinet.
routsigns are now evident al Cong tral Gov- this reply it was stated that the de-
ernment's non recognizance oferl cision to rename Queen Mary Street
ents non recognizance of the "Freedom Street" was taken as a re-
There are more bad-debt suits sult of the request made to the CounciI.
in our local Courts than one would by several citizens of Roseau and by
care to believe. One frustrated Resolution passed unanimously by
magistrate has handed out jail sen Council on 29th June, 1971, and con-
magistrate has firmed 5th July 1971
tences to many prominent citizens firmed 5th July, 1971.
if they don't pay up it a certain Since that time well over a thousand
deadline, citizens of Roseau have signed a pet.-
The frustration is everywhere. ition addressed to the Mayor of Roseau,
Most of our young ladies who study requesting the name "Freedom Street"
overseas on a Government bond have should be retained.
found that they can sidestep their In the Towvn Clerk's letter it was
obligation by simply marrying a stated that Council has ascertained
national of the country in which that no by-law has ever been passed on
they are studying. After all what the subject of the naming and renaming
prophet does not know that the of streets.
unwelcome mat is always laid out In ending the letter, the Town Clerk'
for him (her) in the home country, stated "Council having acted on the
Nowhere have I found more charm- wishes of the citizens of Roseau and
ing young ladies in mini-skirts in accordance with past procedure, it
than at Barclays Bank, despite is not prepared to re-open the matter,'
what Ceres the critical-columnist Scully S. Lestrade,
says about their (junior)-manners. 22nd. July,1971. TOWN CLERK. 3- /
It is my favourite girl-watching TO
spot, and can you blame ms? These REFLECTIONS ON A TRIP TO EUROPE
females display poise and sophisti- by H. Thomas (brother of Dr.
cation unmatched in any country John Thomas) of Marigot.
I've been to, (Things in Common: Every Island,City,
I hope Mr. Bank Manager is Town & Country has differences its own
reading: problems; but one thing you will def-
initely find in common is the style,
behavious and attitude of the youth: this is the same all over. In the
coldest region in Vienna where I experienced ice and snow and was about
an inch bigger with extra shirts and overcoat, the young girls were still
exlpoing their beautiful legs in hot pants' The new fashion in Europe one
morning is all over the world by evening. I want you to accept the world
in a nutshell in that from one part to the next is just a stone's throw0
EDUCATIONALLY I have found out that Europe is built on the history of
all former Kings, wars, memorials, museums, monuments and art galleries.
dating back to the tenth century and even B.C. In certain parts of Europe
you are shown buildings that are 500 years and over. (Contd. onR plO)

Pare Nine

IMida August 6 1971


Page Ten T H.2E 8 AR B riday,August 5,1971
*** S*T*A*R*S*P*O* *T* ********** N 0 T I C E,
A new event for the State was It is notified for general inform-
the let National Meet (1971) held ation that the following Resolution
on August holiday weekend.Although was unanimously passed at a Statutory
St.Vincent truly ran away with the Meeting of the Central Housing and
honours,Regional Youth Camp and Planning Authority held on Eriday 2ld
Pominica did well in field sports. July, 1971. JOSPH
aoy Williams topped the triple ump Secretary & Chief Technical Officer,
and pole vault. Jones o RYC toppe Central Housing & Planning Authority
the high jump. D/ca's E.0arter of
Saints took away the trophy for half R E S 0 L U T I 0 N
marathon (in 1 *hr.19 mins). Newton Wi REAS under Chapter 181 Part IV
Garraway scored in shot-put and disaSection 17, 4(a) of the Revised Laws,
cus. St. Vincent got much applauseThe Central Authority may incorporate
from a moderate crowd through-Wend- in every Scheme such provisions as may
ell Hercules (1st in 1,600, 5,000 &be necessary for the imposition, levy
800 metres and 2nd in 400 metres), and collection of house rates:
He also got the Most Impressive "BE IT RESOLVED" and it is hereby
Athlete Trophy, and his compatriot resolved that a rate of 3 of 1% of the
Michael Olivierre was a dashing assessed values be levied on all bHuse
sprinter. St.Vincent (teamed with as assessed under Appendix D to the
Grenada) won the relay races. Goodwill Mirst Supplementary Scheme
After the Meet, the following for the half year ending 31st December
were elected to serve on Windwardas 1971.
Athletic Association: Pres, John ile No. C & W 2/6,il15, 528-/1.
Odlum of SetLucia 1st Vice-Prees PORTSOUTH E & A TAX CASE
Bradley Hector (D/ca);2nd Vice-Pre s.
M.Olivierre (St.Vincent).Hon.Sec./ At its first btn4.in Magistrate's
TreaaMr. J.de V. Pitt of Grenada. Court on July 27, Mr. R.B. Douglas was
Committee members of the 4 States represented by Mr. Jenner Armour and
included our Dr. J.Bernard Yankey POrtsmouth Town Council by Miss Emma
and one woman Mrs.Romelia Elwin Grell. Miss Vanya Dupign was present.
of St.Lucia. The Association will Mr. Matthews will be returning for
send teams to represent Windwards ih another hearing on this increased tax
international games. A thank-you matter soon.
list of supporters of this National RELECTIONS ON EUROPE.. r.p.
Meet will appear in our next issue. These buildings are in perfect conduit.
ion, and with some historical backgrmiun
ENGLAND IN TROUBLE against India you should be able to follow the whole
at Old Trafford,Manchester, Abed Eurepean life; Europe has cherished all
Ali, India's opening bowler, broke these memorials and monuments which at.
through England's batting,getting tract a large tourist industry.Through
the wickets of newcomer John Jame- May-September hundreds of thousands of
son,John Edrich,Keith Pletcher,and visitors from all parts of the world in.
Basil D'Oliviera. Lunchtimecore- cluding a few West Indians go from one
53 for 4. Luckhurst scored 78 beftrepart of Europe to another, and when I
being caught in the deep off Bedi have visited museums and art galleries
after Knott was beautifully bowled in these places, I have to aak what
by Vetkat for 41. At close of lat have we done in Dominica, what in our
day, England were 219 for 7 Ill- history have we cherished to cause
Ingworth & Lever 27 & 16 to JfLO i4. people to want to visit us in Dominica?
2d-'day, allo t 586. India..8, no wktNhere agriculture is so poor and indus-
FOOTBALL: Har1em & Celtic United try nil, we should be concerned in en-
Harlem Rover& (1970 P.L.Champions) couraging people to vitit us, like the
will clash with runners-up Celtic other islands. Tourism is really laying
United in the 1971 Season Opener at a big pat in Europe's revenue. t
Windsor Park on Sunday 15th August. next week of Mr, oj y .naortetal
So far 7 clubs have registered in TOURIST BOARD MEETING HEREtR BTA (N
Div.I and 6 in t)iv.X.I The Popham rising 5 Caribbean TdLtZidt Boargewi
Tournament takes place here in Nov* hld4 its Budget Meeting, t the bidae
iith a host of Vioiting teamB Hotel- from 9th-12th Adghst
pOTSMOUTH Secondary School opens in Prnted & Publi hed b ro rit
Septei ber,with MJones Murphy as eaD ca, e
Principal. n6ts