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Star (Roseau, Dominica). December 21, 1979.
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ri '.JAihe Lowenthal,
. ibrarian, s E
Research Institute for
the $thdy of Man, 34
162 ast 78 Street, -o
tew York 10021, N.Y., o I|
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.i. XIV No. 6 Fr


Do4lllL A C NEW YO

m Te (nf i c'Je yor % na
r i': I-i'S MAi ALAEY
iday, FebrTuar 1972


Tourism
ALISTER HUGHES
when the tourist ar-
:L g a taxi atkes Jhim
.. bh destination.. The
Ut.i fare ?s ;:r-aMth the
n rrasey spent by the
S.'r and many taxi-
n .4it m on tourism
S ',r- But, of [he
,.,:. ,, : i, r. O ITi.
,y.z. with the taxirmaa ?
n"muzch re"ia.ns i a

First, the t .i.nan
Y.: -p or bhs tMA

-., I ,'F: de i from a.
I'&0. bar.k to 'My the
r. The irst e hei *'
on t.art loan goes abroad.
aihe. must buy tyrs,
!ar,,''& ,"and gas. 'hat
mnciey, too, goes. aN.ad.
The touristt stay- at
an hotel which is build
and e-quipped with ma,
terials, most of which
are. puchased and im-
porne, from abroad
Most'of tbe food sc td
a.: hotls is nwurhase
a6d' i m ortecd fcrm
a!-'road. AMd, whee the,
outrist goes shopping, a
Tarhe proportion of his
ourcheararen goods pycatiefaed
anJ nimonrted from abroad.
Taken all together
Ath ,ihn" fac'r. t- e
:,-s of transpirtaig:,
it::ng. feeding g"nd
srervng the v.;stoi- costs-
:.. Criltbbein a. great
h--r of oneJ;. F:ols
ar.>- oe showi~i; a3 protft
a., aa,. o may ta.. ., ,. "
a-.-, otherss die:4'. en-
tgte in the irJ'-v, .


But whatis the overall
S iW? I much is die
industry zcrtn rto. the
rgon

Ntat ars$wer has not
yet been given anm,- wha '
is neededd is a ftli ectrno-
mki appr.d iaia of ( s.n
be~ Touarism- Tih
Industry can be of
benefit, bot we sbculd
aot contiae to work is
th'dark We may bts
foong Ourselvt. The
ftru position must be
knQwIn ani steps taken
to, 3a, far as pos-
s. the ol es tha EfS^
w^ to idr money 's
oqt of the regact

Editr's.ote: on the local
scee w- havIe a repor
frlo fn ort:.rmouth on
how s-ome carmvl rev e tri:
. tretd ooione ha:res r -our-
str. This ft aof nc
is r a freoqucen. W e
i. u deci e not only whe
thni t:ounris is profitab i
but[ whether tourists will
continue r come here. un-
der such cordarions

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BRF F (mt mi edi *i $1.25 peri hTh
BEEF (trixed with botcs) $1 1 per t
MIT7ON (i and msheept 90per
I'C.RK 35 per l.pa ft.
LI.VE, .75 per ,
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NOTICE
:i As of 26th FebSrary 1972 Messrs. Da
Costa & Musson ':Domirn ca) Ltd. will be
Sseling their famous -Tiger Malt food&
drink in non-returnable containers o'ly,
-Deposits made on Tiger .Mal contain-
ers before 26th Februarv will be.refunc-ed
provided these ate returned by 3 ist M arch,

A COS;A & MUSSON .IaOMJINICA; LX.'
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Page *' -Two __ __ THE STAR Friday, February 25 1971
CONGOLIDATING IGNORANCE: SIRING DISCONTENT by Androcles
The calculated discourtesy of the present Dominica Government to Dr.
Cheddi Jagan, Leader of the Opposition in Guyana, is the talk of the wble
island this past week. Once again is shown the evil propensities of the
regime which the people of Dominica so mistakenly brought upon their
heads eighteen months ago. If the population of this island would be so
ill advised as to continue to have the Leblanc Government in office much
longer, there would be little left of the prestige and, let me add, the
economy of Dominica.
It has been anticipated that, in defence, the Government will state i
that DrJagan was not allowed into Dominica because he is a Marxist. To
this there, will be two replies: (i) that in the present Government of
Dominica there is at least one Marxist who, though not of- the intellectual
calibre of Dr.Jagan, is a Marxist for all that and (2) that the same Dr.
Jagan was allowed to come in and lecture in Dominica two years ago without
any ill effect on the; population. In fact, the harbouring of a certain
West Indian Marxist by the present.Governnment until he showed personal
political ambitions is the closest we have come to Marxism. So this ex-
cuse, too, is out.
The real reason why the Government banned the Jagan visit so discourt-
eously'(of which more later) is simply and entirely because one of the
public lectures Dr.Jagan was scheduled to give was on the subject of the
Grenada Declaration which is the other namc"for the Leblanc irrational
desire to take Dominica into-political uiioni with Guyana. It is well
known that Dr. Jagan is against the union and, therefore, would have given
the peobe of Dominica more fuel for their firo. Even in Europe on the
visit he. has just been making, Dr.Jagan was recounting the many and real
ills now reining in that unhappy land of Guyana. After he had given his
lecture in Dominica, the population would, as it were, have had it from
the horse's mouth, close-questiohing him if necessary. For the main
arguments against political union With Guyana have been widely publicised
in Dominica. Dr.Jagan would have been able to add to the long list of
reasons. This does not suit the regime.
$tb once again is shown the hyperisy of the Government which has (as
'we' now see) falsely stated that it wished the widest possible discussion
of -the Grenada Declaration. What could better assist such discussion
than the view of the Leader of the-Opposition of Guyana itself who, at
the same time that he was, dOnied entry into Dominica was being allowed
into St. Lucia to lecture on the same topic?
We see-'alsb in this another example of the long-practised policy of
the present regime to keep the people of Dominica in ignorance. This
satanic policy has worked in the past and ig the reason why up to now it
has proved so difficult to get sense into the heads of the masses. Why
not. let the-people know all sides of a question?-See how the Government
broadcast and re-broadcast excerpts from a pro-union address by Mr.Cosie
Harris at a meeting some time ago not even under-Government auspices.
But because it is feared that Dr. Jagan will open the very few eyes still
closed in this matter, the Government bahs his coming here. Incidentally,
I understand that-the Black Power Movement, in whose name the lecture of
Mr. Harris was n1nounce-d, has manfully expelled the convener who, for
reasons known only to himself, unauthorisedly used the Movement's aus-
pices for that public meeting.
Next we come to, the proprieties of the method of the ban. It was early
in December that Dr.Jagan offered the local Extra Mural Centre to lecture
on the: two topics. one of which was the Grenada Declaration. Some of the
members of the Extra-Mural Committee, so well-acquainted with the Govern-
ment's low ways, insisted that before accepting the offer Government
should be. asked to say whether it would allow Dr.Jagan in, even though
two years earlier it had let-him lecture here on his Marxism. Dr.Jagan
himself had writted to Government itiforming them of hi proposal to lecture
here and asking whether the e was anv objection. is now known that
the Government never replied to br. Jagan, Concluded on page 4)






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Page Four T H E S T A R Friday,February 25,1972

CONSOLIDATING IGNORANCE: SIRING DISCONTENT by Androeles (fr.page 2)
The unofficial members of the Committee of the Extra-Mural Depart-
ment, U.W.I., continued to press for the Government's answer to the
question, but no one appeared to be in a position to give the information.
It was therefore assumed that Government had no objection to the visit,
for if there had been (it was reasoned) it would have been the easiest
and most natural thing to say quite simply that Dr. Jagan was not allow-
ed into Dominica. This step would not have absolved the Government of
the charge of wishing to keep the people in ignorance: at least there
would not have been the additional charge of studied discourtesy to a
prominent Guyanese.
On Wednesday,16th February, Dr. Jagan took plane for Dominica to
deliver the first df the two scheduled lectures. There occurred one of
those queer coincidences with which recent Dominica life has been re-
plete: Dr. Jagan found himself on the plane sitting next to Miss
Eugenia Charles, President of the Dominica Freedom Party and also a
member of the Extra-Mural Committee which, as such, had been pressing
.for a Government reply about permission for Dr. Jagan to visit.
Now her worst enemies people like Patrick John and Earl Leslie -.-
would not accuse Miss Charles of consorting with Marxism. This they can
find closer home, in their Party. So in a civilised manner, Miss Charles
and Dr. Jagan got conversing until the plane touched down at Melville
Hall airport when, to the g great consternation and national shame of
Miss Charles, the Immigration Officer solemnly informed Dr. Jagan that
he had been instructed by the Government to refuse him entry into Dom-
inica to deliver his lecture. Miss Charles, for the sake of the country's
name, tried but failed to get the matter reviewed, Immigration merely
adding that it-had been in possession of such instruction since December.
Dr. Jagan went back into the plane, to the shame and with the apology of
Miss Charles, and continued to his St .Lucia assignment two days earlier
than scheduled, while the radio stations and newspapers of the region
gave wide publicity to this doing-of a Ya-Hoo Government. Small wonder
that Dr. Jagan described some of the Caribbean leaders as confused in
their thinking, when he lectured subsequently in St. Vincent.
Dr. Jagan has been and, a great possibility, will again be the
Prime.Minister of Guyana, a country to which our miniscule -brained
Government is wishing to lead us into union. Suppose the people of Dom-
inica were so silly as to permit this, what would be the position of
Dominica in a union of which Dr. Jagan was once again head? Has this
very obvious possibility ever occurred to the celebrities in Government?
Dr. Jagan was calculatedly and with malice aforethought snubbed and
insulted by the Government of Dominica. Leblanc and his minions are
forever running to Guyana on one pretext or another. Dr. Jagan is leader
of a powerful Party which, like other such parties, has its strong-arm
wings. 'Their Leader has been unnecessarily ridiculed in Dominica. Who
can tell? i

THAT COASTAL ROAD TO PORTSMOUTH who thought of it first?
We are indebted to Miss Marion Peter for a copy of her address at
a debate in Portsmouth in 1952, the other debater being Colonel Strong
and the chairman Dr. Robinson. Stating that she did not favour the
Transinsular road as opposed to the construction of a Leeward coast road
from Portsmouth and the North right through to Roseau, so that the vil-
lages of Dublanc,Colihaut,Coulibistrie, Pointe Ronde etc. would benefit -
having an overland route for porterage of their products Miss Peter
outlined how it would also assist the people of Marigot,Wesley,Vieille
Case, Calib.ishie and further afield. Pointing out that a roadth St.
Joseph already then existed and that its continuation to Portsmouth would
cost far less than the "new"Transinsular Road contemplated, and for less
.money, Miss Peter sharply pointed out the disabilities to Doctors and
officials etc. travelling by seabaetween toasjier narrative proves that
the intention of a new road to Roseau was there long before 1957.






Frify, FebaPn 25,1972 ___ THE.- STAR. "
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ASSOCIATSO STATE OF DOMiN!CA V UXHAL
S TITLE BY Rz EClITPATON COL.NAN.
Schdjule of Applica.on icr Certifcate of Ti.,e and J-'ng
thereon and CavEats i.j week ert pg2tr day of Febriary i9j
.ate Requested Person P.res.ting re cN ti /_"

of Te of NO Ia
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Catvet 4p t'he above Office w-it'.-n six we eies fro-r tPe dat4 of
:.'., fiWt ppearrace of th h S.ieduf i, the S AR Newspaper
'pub.the ;e this State aor frm ir'e' de woier the notce pre-
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PR IVATE LESSONS-,

Egaspr '.ed T e-scer
3 Dup^/ Lau1 Goodwi- -4-







Fiction MA TITINE by C. Watt SECONDARY SCHOOLS DEBATE at DGS
Was the weather really changing- DGS won,again after a controversial
all ove- the world, as scientists decision; CHS was declared the win-
said? Hac. winter come to Dominica? ner, but later it was found that the
Or was Ma Titine only shivering be- points added up wrong, and the loud-
cause of the flu which had afflicted ly protesting DGS pupils were satis-
the island since Christmas, but had fied eventually. The girls went home
never been mentioned on the radio.., happy and heard next day over the
"at least they could tell us how to air that they were the losers some-
care ourself," she grumbled. "So where along the line about 100 points
much talk about Bedis. Egyptye:" As went astray' However Lucia Blaize
in northern cities, people hurried was judged to be the best speaker.
home from work to enjoy the warmth A new so-called parliamentary type
of home, meal and the usual bottle debate in which interruptions could
of their favourite drink...and that "throw" the unwary speaker was used.
long caused on current events;. Andra Dominique was the other CHS
Genelia and Baby huddled near. contestant (notetpf at parrying such
It was a special occasion, as Garge thrusts), and Austrie and Christian
and Eurilla had arrived unexpected- did the work for Dominica Grammar
ly on Wednesday afternoon; they had School. ^A6Vta~~ityF of Grenada De-
flown in with Dr. Jagan and stood claration was the topic. In the next
by spellbound while hE was. elected, round, "v. SMA, punishment for Dec.
Then Garge had footed it to Marigot 16th "agitators"li 2ie-be debated. Se_.
with his daughter to visit friends, P.lO, ___
who later drove them to town...just METHODISTS CONGRATULATE ALEXAtDER
as Titine hadgiven up hoping for A warm letter of congratulation fror
their presence, the Chairman (Rev.J.A.Gumbs) of the
The house was very little but the Methodist Synod on his recent honour
main room was called the drawing- conferred by the Queen,was received
room, and Eurilla (who was cultured) by Mr. Tyrell Alexander B.E.M. "We
put on some soft classical pieces on trust that God will continue to bless
the 'gram. After a good meal, the your work," it ends.In reply, Mr.'Alex-
small table was laden with brandy, ander wrote an excellent letter which
gin, rum, Punche Cuba and a huge quoted two verses of a favourite hymn.
thermos flask of ice-cubes. T TO Y: a ly reg
"Well, Garge boy, you sure miss de ET TO a reply regarding
Carnival dis year," said Genelia "it the alleged punishment of Prep School
was jus' like 0le times." CHS children will appear in our next
"Is what I heahin'," replied Garge issue, It was raised at a meeting.
but anyway I heah for three months. DR'yi~ out LOOK I nean daM meat
bt anyway tI heah for tree monts price go down. De butcher jus' have
so Iboud to enjoy de Easter." He to trow some bone on top de cut.
spoke with an American twang caught self saying' is not dat de people Want
from his yachtsmen friends, and Ti- ..dey want more ay Guvmentcan i
tine gazed at him lovingly. "Listen crease dere salary, so why not uddern?
to Garge! He talk like gwos boug." crease dere salary, so. why not udder,.'
to Ga der wme talk like gwos boug" I. dat I want to know. I know a man
The older women wanted to learn dat working' for dem, 9 dey resign hin
how life was in the U.S. Virgin Is- "now, give him a little grat grat -,
lands; but Garge and Eurilla differed now, give him a little grat grat -
ands; but Garge ad uilla die"Gratuity said pretty Eurillao
in their impressions. For Garge,- ex- "Dat's it' Well de man is a sick
pert sailor with a fat salary serv- man; de place way he living' leakin-
ing kindly millionaires, everything k ; pl~ He sen' to ask help. Yiu
was fine. Eurilla, who was tempted to tinhk ea help him An' he use to give
join the Black Panthers, talked a lot de good satisfaction in his work"
jbaut the injustice of.bonding small Baby poured out some Punche Cuba
island people, and had pamphlets to and sat back hippie Guvment to
show that her brothers and sisters and sat back sipping. "De.Guvment too
show that her brothers andby U.S. sisters unfair man. Dey do some good ting, but
were being exploited, by US. igs. what more important for de people,dey
Father and daughter, a generation doan care nottin'."
apart, started to quarrel until they "What haeldo e land 'dey vas suppose
returned to the subject of their home to buy and sell out to de people?"
State. "The people are murmuring..." Gtroeu chipped in,
said Eurilla, G-g chi ped in.
"You can say dat again chile" Bon Di look de time al' you want
resp"You can say dat again chiin."Dey grumble us to answer dat now?" retorted Baby.
responded Ma Titine."Dey grumbles


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THE STAR


Friday,February 28,1972


Page Six






aI Fy2Se


Poem :


by Alfred Leevy


THE GREAT THRUST FORWARD
The worms of earth
Reach out on wings
Beyond the ethereal roof.
That luminous body yonder
Which once inspired
Poets and lovers
stands raped,
Reflecting its shame
like a deflowered maiden
Beholding a sea of curious faces.
But this is only incidental.
So, mournful moon, forgive- will you?-
The offspring of your mother.
Countless others may share your fate.
The urge behind the venture
Is: in response
Tp myriad beckoning hands; stretching
From different points
Of the Maker's macrocosm,
To elevate
to loftier planes of life and light
Stranded mortals on this, our sphere.
Life must go on we say,
But so must the great thrust forward.
Brood not, good earth, over your isolation


READ R'S VIEW
Dear Madam Editor,
Commission of Inquiry
I am one who gave evidence,
And I read in the Labour papor
(Amos) something about face
the facts. In other words the
truth shall set you free, and
Christ died to set all mankind
free. God helps those who help
themselves.
Imagine the Lawyers from
abroad promised to help the
Freedom people by pleading
free; they don't want money
that leads to freedom. Do you
want the accused to say they
are guilty when they did not
kill or steal? No blood was
shed on that day the 16th of
December. Some people are so
concerned to see the .ree&m
Party supporters in Jail, they
can hardly wait to hear the
case call. But just wait until
the 20th of March,


A cosmic cataclysm remember? The word Freedom is a time
,Once tore you bomb to the ears and hearts of
from the company; the people of Roseau, it is
But do not despair, ambitious earth, scattering the Labour people
You'll once again find a place in the syst n like sheep without a dhep-
Of worlds forgotten, worlds enlightened, herd. Because of that word
The link must be restored, Freedom many people against
Yes it must, it try to play James Bond,
If not through science walking about with guns
Or some other instrument, licensed to kill, don't you
Then by an incursion of cosmic adventurers call that taking the law in
Gone wild their hands, C.Amos? Do you
with feverish anxiety. want to be Samson and kill
4 thoiu and with the jawbone of
ANOTHER LANDING O0i THE MOO an ass?
I advise you to wait on
MOSCOW: Russia announced on .avise you to wait on
Feb.22 that its latest unmanned moon justice, just wait If you
probe, Luna 20, soft-landed yesterday where the holy words.uldsay Wait
Feb.21 on the moon. Tass news agency where the holy words.say Wait
said the probe landed in the "mountainous on the Lord. People cannot pay
mainland area" of the moon, the first in for other people's sins only
that rugged region, which had been a major Christ did that. If we go to
scientific and technical problem. The Jail we do so for our own
delivery of apparatusto an area with a offence.
complicated terrain has been successfully So stop telling people what
solved," Tass added. Seoopfuls of precious to do. Come to the Court Houso
rocks were brought back to earth, and see and hear for yourself,
BRITISH GOVT. REPRESENiTATIVE Mr.John but remember the big wheel is
Marnham is visiting the Premiers of those turning all around. The mills
controversial states Antigua and St.Kitts f Gor d grind slowly but they
for talks. He will visit Montserrat inform gindexceeding small.
-ally, FREEDOM SUPPORTER "Sasay".
GRENADA: Gairy has said he will go for In- Freedom Street,


dependence if successful in F ioL*


ROSEAU.


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THOUGHTS ON WEST INDIAN UNITY by R.H.L. (Part II)
(concluded from last week's STAR)

Assuming that the island territories were prepared to swallow
their prTde and forget their rejection of any' degree-of external control
in return for a voice ih the conduct of the mainland government in much
the same way as the French overseas departments have, would this be per--
manently acceptable to Guyana?
'We have one interesting historical link with Guyana. It was in
Guyana that the settlement of the West Indies.had'its start. Thomas-
Warner went there first in 1604 before establishing the mother colony
of the British West 'Indies in St. Kitts. But that was long before the
advent of the Indians to the West Indies. The Islands''tied with one
another are far greater than their 'ties with Guyana's Indian 'population
-common origins, shared history and culture, -broadly speaking the same
Christian ideals, the same lifestyle, the same folkways, the same lore
and traditions and yet these.are not powerful enough to bind together
the West Indian peoples of the islands and to create the feeling of a
common destiny because- their economic interests and concern with survival
outweigh all other considerations,-
Is it conceivable that a government that happened to depend on the
Indian vote in Guyana would not secede frdm a union in which the elec-
toral majority felt that they were carrying too great an economic burden?
It is clear from the history of all West Indian and other federal assoc-
iations that there is no way short of a civil war to present the secess-
ion of a dissident part of the nation.
To return to Mr. Louisis faith in some forr of collective agreement,
this already exists, Datterned, it would seem, on the European Economic
Community. The Community has control over economic affairs. But it
-represents also a direct though gradual departure toward the ideal of a
European political unihn, "The Caribbean Economic'Association of which
"Carifta is"only a beginning could also develop into a political
association..
This, as has been said already, will be of sl'w growth but it could -
happen A welcome move is the promised introduction this year of the
Common External.Tariff, which forms part of thc same package as Carifta.
If the plat of union envisaged in the Grenada Declaration seems to
have little chance of success, the collective agreement which is necessary
for the futuPe of the West Indies exists at least in a partial extent.
That agreement can and should-'be enlarged. Without seeking prematurely.
a political union, unification of the agricultural, education and medical
services for example are steps to which consideration could b-e given now,

O UR' o CAPSOT ITOT FOc CHILRE iOV....
If dalypsos aind -arnival are meant for th6 Hnjohnc~:ht-of both childroen-ahd
adults, I thin m'i tl Toi6-aority of cases tha sild"~ -forgotton Aside fromf
calypf o' ISt 7i c .ar off.. oot ......iC
thl fact that this ear of Our calypsos Ire i k' -- is quite si0raile to
spot ald ballypsq that'o rcvellors iorl twiant in thi'in--. wI. Such calypos cco.il
Carvoaidd by tCo heCittos alConiaitten at an earlys'e ac they- ard sthtypde w~ic
sonioG-dults and inno6ht children keep on belowihand. -n diculously th oiit ltfi
toi.tlnt streets 'on bot1f-Cariiijval days, Only Onc62iKt-J. caiypsoes hOad &progr
theme, though mos of h 'n liad a national or tli i-I-iour. Like newsijpiors-,
c-lypsoos must bc-C-'hoy-.lnot to Offend, sinc&'-a arl'val. and calypsoes w.ere




frank, but evn dett'ol is tob weak because the hodi~ts 6f innocent childro i aire
already, stinnd rlith filthl words. Tourists anio ohr- i.i ito- ac
.- over an die oa mcsors may havc onjoyed
IomsElve j, bu t& parents .objected .to a dir'%y road march. Something bettor
next year, please ..


Page Nine


. THE STAR


Fridalv.Februarv 25, 1972





Priday,February 25, 1972


*** STARSPORTS **.*. -...by- .iMorchl. on *
TEST' 'CRICKET: Rowe 'sEpic-De6but'
Lawrbnce Rowe, young. Jaiaicnanand
West Indies Batsman, arviidou .-a permr-
anoht" niche for hims ,f ihi 6ricTrl ting
annals.i hon he compi'tfed hii' c 3r h cbt
of-tho match. (W.Indi6s vItow Zo'&land)
*-layod. to a dr .X:' .at-SEliiaPar; "'J/c a
lHo bbcano the first biEtsiEii to 6sore a
double and a single contitry"ii his" de-
bit' natch. Final scores inl t- i: watch
wero W;.Is: 508/4 and 218/3 declarations
-'-LRo~o'214 and-100 n.,'o* .Fro-d'oricks
163.. 'N,.Z.bowling: B.C'onbdon 1/63 &- 2/45
-tlowarth -2/68' an-' 1/43 aicT "Cunid 1/L1C.
Ni..Z,: 386 & 234/6,. G-.-Tirnor. .23 n.o..,
K.faidsiworth.-78 and 36 n.o...Burgcos 101.
W.I, bowling^ U'.Drd 35/7f &'1/56 Graysor
Shillingford 3/63, 1.Gibbs 2/94 and D.
EolJd 2/64. &.-4/4....... .
LEAGUE CRKIET:' Cap trains Kiiock
"Blhckbiurns'after dis-rissing 'Harlem
Rovers. for 91, were (iiuch'to thoir' sur-
priso.-) bowled out for '82.,thoiigh at one
stag 6-62/2. Bowling for-HI;.' wre6 C.
Augus tus 5/16 and iW.rCharlos 3/19. E.
Blackaan scored 37. Harleffi-RO6ord der -
clarcd" their 2nd inn-ins cls6~' at 223
f6r 6- with Captain FPausf .Tiila' ting 12C
n.o. supported by C.A'n'igstus '(23) who
Toeatiroda in a ptrtncrship i of 738for the
sixtV li iclket E.Johri4/63. Giroi t'6
score. 232 for. vidtory,*"BlacTInrsi star-
tod "by'-losing their firt i;icket with
no"'rui they were Qvo in'iall --all-out
for 219 in the 19th 'over i.ith'- 'nins.
toC go'. Loblano 68,' II.Elriii-4l, E.
John 31-"and D'. Elio -23. 'P.Laudat /75
WCharlop. '2/33 haiid `U7"Uitist' s -2/59.-
lihftE6 -vwookendniroit'BGS7 tohok on 'n
Spartasl and were al1 'disris&.of&or'98,
Skipper B.Hondbrson 39~ s D-.D"Day 20.
01~D "5s boy D'rok Abt'ali" capt'uroa
7 wickets. for 30 runs,~ tlit G.Lafond
/10 and I Shillingfov'd 1/I."T 7tkooper
C.Willians had 5 victim behind :stumps.
Spartans' at close woro-30/1,. A.lRoerts
9 "(b-or ed by Rodney .Jsoaph), A,"-'VIwis
21..n.,o.- and C,John hs ii6t" scored.
SfIKETBALL: On Wednesday~ lastfp'.n. a
larg;' igathrihg saw the ""ficial open-
ing of tli6 Basketball Soasoni at"WUihdor
Park. "'Spo.oches by: Mr. H.SiiIIingford,
Chaihiran Baskotball C itut e 7oo -'Dr. J.B.
Yftiinoy ((DASA Pres.) ai'cT~.:ho .!iisteiro.f
-Iobio"Affairs qll c~prsc6d"plbasur.c at
the event,' urging players t'"o do- tlioir
bst" to- asurc a successful season A:
brief brisk parade of 'ctas in -~liill3At
colours 'followed, all"ni6nrirs noottiihg
the Minister & Ptosidoait ofD'ASA. In ith.
eo hibition match, Lcoaci Chani ibs Car-
oni Cardinals played hard and well to
defcat-hn All-Star t fi 48 ,i~'.***
Printed & Published by the Proprietor,
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DOMINICA BANANA GROWERS ASSCC NATION
NOTICE TO BANANA GROWER S-BANANA PRICES
Banana Growers are notified that
the Green Market Price has dropped to
62,0.0 with effect from 14th February,
1972
The price payable based on this
Green Market Price should be 3,795 0
per lb to the Association; however,.
the Purchasing Company has agreed to
advance the Association a price based
on 65.50 or 4.545 cents per lb.. This
advance is recoverable when the Green
Market Price increases above 65,601
The price payable ab from the week
21st February, 1972 and'until father
notice will therefore be as follows:-
At Reception Stations :"- 270 per lb.
At Buying Points : 2.47. "
The Foam and Incentive bonuses
will be paid with effect from this
reception and those growers who qualitr
will receive an additional ,5 cent per
lb. Growers who deliver their bananas,
in field boxes will receive .25 cent
per lb for all bananas so delivered axid
the sleeping bonus will also' apply as
from this reception.
V.E. WHITE,
23rd. Feb.1972 General Manager.
345-1/1.:
FULL MOON AND LEAP YEAR
On Feb.29, Leap Year, ladies are trad-
itionally empowered to propose marriage
to the men they fancy. This full moon
falls on Leap'Year's day. Your chance?
DOMINICA TOURIST BOARD' s Holiday & Gen-
eral Guide (see ..l) is being eagerly
snapped up by visitors. It is produced
on fine paper, with an amusing map-
guide and snippets of information,
COiWVEi~T HIGH SCHOOL wins. this ~me In
a 2-school debating match against SMA,
CHS girls won by -one-point on .Thur~.
R.E.Allfrcy of Copt ILl Mill House, .-'-
2S .


* HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY *AFFAIR DEC, ,ver
eighty more summonses -have been issued
to various persons (some of whom have
collected seven): regarding the events
over undeBired legislation vibbh
led to scenes inside& outside the
House. Cases are called for March 20.
Persons .of opposing view who seemed
Reluctant to give evidence have also
been served.
HORROR STORY (supp.i): the body found
in the Malik's yard was that of Joe
Skerritt, unemployed. aged 25.
LENA LOBLACK: Miss Loblack, lovely
National Queen of 1971, was actually
a member of the"World of Today and
Tomorrow" Band. Sorry for mistake.


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Suppemen i HE SAR rida, Feruay 25197


CARNIVAL in PORTSMOUTH
PADIC (Portsmouth & District Im-
provement Committee) is to be com-
plimented on issuing a prompt and
clear report o4 its successful act-
ivities, complete with balance sheet
which shows surpluses; for reserve
in all three shows (Calypso & Soul,
ueen show and Princess show).
he Queen show was outstanding.
Mr. Savarin referred to petty polit-
ics which might mar PADIC's future
role. Miss North Dominica (Michelin
Carbon) will be given a trip for 2
to ,Antigua at a time to suit her.
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HORROR STORY OF THE WEEK Trinidad
Guyana is celebrating her Indep-
dnence this week, and many persons
"rom the mini-States have gone down
there to celebrate too.
Last Saturday Abdul Malik (one-
time Michael X, former Black Power
leader in London) left for Guyana
where he and his family were guests
of the Guyanese Govt. during Repub-
lic events. Twelve hours after the
Maliks left their $00,00 house at
Arima (last Saturday) it was myster-
iously burned down.
On Feb.22, some three days later,
Trinidad Police unearthed the body


On the disorganized side, a par- or a bl"ac man, agea aoout 3u, from
ticipant who enjoyed the jump-up the back garden of the Malik home.
writes::- It was buried in a 6-foot grave, and
"In Portsmouth this year there was a gaping wound at the back
Carnival was very good, they had of the neck. It had evidently been
some pretty bands, but unfortunately buried "a few days ago," the author-
on the last day one of these bands. ities said.
behaved very dirtily. What happened But that's not allow As we go to
was this (as I saw it) a band de- Press we hear that the body of an
picting Primitive Africanswith their English girl, aged about 20, has also
spears and other weapons and slaves, been dug up in the vicinity.
showing how they were ill-treated by Late news, if any, on backpage.
the white man and they in turn what
they would do when they got hold of NEWS BRIEFS: Cariival prizegiving
said White man, when this band reach-ceremony will be held at the Goodwill
ed'Burrowes Square singing an Afro Parish Hall on Sunday Feb.27, 4.30 p.,.
song, a few American tourists ( or The British Coal-miners have gone
I think they were Americans) had back to work after tremendous losses
just landed from their yacht. Just in money, warmth and health had been
fancy some ignorant persons rushed suffered through 'the worst industrial
on those tourists, sort of invaded. crisis in Britain since the 2nd world
them, and amongst the visitors was war'. They gained some benefits from
a young girl who Was somewhat ahead the settlement of the 6-Wk-old strikes
of her companions on the sidewalk President of the United States
towards Douglas's snack. One of those Richard Nixon and Mao-Tse-Tung held
fellows in the band rushed at the talks during the President's histori-
girl and dealt her a heavy shove in cal visit to the mainland of China,
the centre of her back, The girl The atmosphere is said to have been
screamed and her companions rushed friendly; no-one outside presidential
to her rescue, they all escaped and circles really knows the results yet.
ran in the snack bar butthe whole Farmer Leonard Calspy of Perth,Aus-
group r=n in after theii shouting tralia, was -ined $2 for failing to
'get away! get awa" The tourists vote. He claimed he had a kingdom of
had to run fast away back to the jet-his own (18,000 acres) and a Cabinet.
ty and to their boat, and they sailed The Magistrate said to him: "If you
off. They seemed like a decent set claim not lto be an Australian citizen,
of people too, not like the hippies what are you doing in this Court
we know, some people were glad they without a passport?" e of***********
came ashore to spend their money and BANANA GROERS: A meeting of dist.
enjoy the Carnival. I feel that band branch delegates of DBGA was held in
should have been reported, because it Goodwll with Mr. Conrad Cyrus in the
us cair.a 0Members discussed field op-
is a very bad ippession for Dominica. rationsn, net buying, field dehanaing
The Schools did well in Portsmouth and negotiations with Geests for a
Carnival St. John's "Pack of Cards" better price. Growers await results
won 2nd prize and the North Queen was of. the WINBAN-Windwards Govts. .robe
Portsmouth Secondary School entrant, as the basis for a new contract. ***


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