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irs, Jane Lowenthal
Research Ins titte
the Study of Man,
,-162 East,78 Street,
Ne4w York 10021, N.Y
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122 ShaburyAye, W.I.


.-> DOMINICA \: .
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Friday, .September A419

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Government has instructed the Principal
of S.M.A. Fr. Kelvin Felx, not to permit
Mr. Rupert Sorhaindo MSc. to take up
his post as science master at St Mary's.
Heie is Mr Sorhaindo's statement
"A front-page story 'Politics-and Tea-
ching appeared in the Educator on Sept
6th. I cannot understafha why my appoint
meant to the staff of a private though l sw
aided school should have been evaluatesfa
such a threat to the. entrenched Labour
regime that ministers of Government would
go so far as to make a big political issue
out of such a routine staff appointment,"
If I hnay not made a public state-
lent on the issue before now, it is
only -beceuse I 61(o idered the inter-
eats of the Os A students and the
school before those of political
party or personal mpblioity. tGov-
ezamaent' s demand that I be informed
of a unSiuitability for appointment
to the SMA staff was read to me by
Father Polix on Taurasay, iAg. 51st,
iow that the Government has made a
political issue out of the matter
and ba~ ivitged a confrontation, it
mist be prepared to bear the res-
ponsibility for the consequences of
its reckless action." (Turn )'( 0 2 )

Melinda st osepa of Convent lign Son,
won the Dominioa. Island Sfeol.e19728.


editon Service Lptd.
9 Great Marlborough StreM
(Over Cooperative Bank)
Tclephorn 3184
Owned and Wcrated by
Mr. & Mrs.Wm. Jones.

Havoc and hnror followed the murder 4cb o
1Ie young Jewish Wthetes in Olympic VilMg

The crime, done ty Terrorist Ara
Paleatinianas, resulted in the da&'t
of 11 ZIraeli members of the Olyp-
pies team in all (another nine were
slain at the airport in-a gunfight
between pursuing West German offio-
ere and the murderers, .Palestin-
inns were killed and 3 captured and
one German policeman was killed.l
A total of fifteen menc slaughtered.o
The listening world was aghast and

a big probe is on in West 0erzBmay,
where traces of anti-jwit feeling
still exists The whole future of
tae Ol 01Yioc is iAerilled.

INi 5c






I promised readers last week to say something cheerful about the
National Park, which (although it is not specifically mentioned under -
Tourism, )would have a marked and beneficial effect on the type of' tolur-
ist Dominica could attract; the subject is played down., and the'amount
of acreage marked- *off is -1,800 acres of "natural parksli-. not the
18,000 acres recommended in "A CHANCE FOR A CHOICE" on p.34. But then,
there are the forest reserves, 75,000 acres or approximately 35 per- cent.
of Dominica's land surface. Paragraph 232 of the Development Plan has' a
double twist: it speaks of almost two thousand million board feet of
timber and logging operations which "could stabilise at .around 25. mil-
lion board feet per annum", but then it goes on to say ,"Its aesthetic
'and recreational value derives from the unspoilt quality of the vege-
tation and other natural attractions of lakes, rivers, and falls which
it nurses. Finally its protective mantle-is principally.responsible for
,maintaining and securing the flow of clear natural water in streams and
rivers." The reader will have to puzzle out this contradiction'for him-
self. Seven miles of tracks and footpaths in the Freshwater and.Boeri
area are envisaged.
On the subject of logging I approve entirely 'the Optimal usage
of forest timber according to the plan laid down in paras. 236 & 2357,,
which would correct the type of ecological havoc created by the late
unlamented Domcan. We are going to watch this side .of things very
closely; and to continue para. 248 (which quotes from 'Dominica, a Tour-
ist Development Strategy' : Shankland & Cox) "Paradoxically, there-
fore, the most important action to be taken in developing the island's
attractions is nothing; or, rather to protect the natural attractions
from action which could be injurious."
In passing, it was good to hear over the air that the Chief of
Dominica s Forestry Department attended the significant Conservation
Conference in St. Kitts last week.
The prejudice against the Dominica Electricity Services (which'
offered a, 1aeholding to Government a few years ago) shows up in the
Development Tough sly omissions (Padu in para. 54 and others), but
C.D.C. cannot spend capital in the north without return, nor erect hydro
electric plants with a possibility of a failing water supply through
It is a pity that Table 1 which summarises the Capital Programme
for the five years should have been printed across two pages and (in
the STAR copy which I borrowed) in such a manner that the only way to
make sense of it.is to cut out page 64 and stick the edge on to 65 to
match the column (surely a gatefoldd' for such an important section
should have been used). Chapter V "Plan Financd'is revealing. We 'fiLnd
that in 1961 Government spent 15,6% of Dominica's total wealth (econ-
omists call it Gross Domestic Product or GDP); but in 1970 it spent .
27.5% -nearly twice as-much; and between 1968 and 1970 revenue had in-
creased by 20% annually, due to increased taxes and duties', and "wird-
falls-from timber royalties, special stamp issues and reimbursements of
telephone expenses by Cable & Wireless". Despite all. this, Government,
expenditure had to be supplemented by U.K. grants. And in para 141,
we read "the incidence of taxation in the country can be said to have
reached a watermark which is unusually high for a developing country."..
as indeed are the salaries of Ministers and Senior Civil Servants., I
might remark.
The corollary of all this is that no extra money can be squeezed
out of the taxpayer for capital expenditure in the Plan and a large pro-
portion of the required money must be obtained by loan (if it cannot be
got as free. gifts grants. from Great Britain or Canada) An estim-
ated $3 million will be wanted to service the debt on loans included in
the $60 million over the-five years, so that "the debt service burden
may become a major' consideration". o
(Continued on -page four)

Page Two


Friday,September 8,1972,

Friday, September 8, 1972 THE STA Page Three
THE -- THE-STAR" GRAPEVINE ... Scene : j Old House
DEWHITE: Gentlemen, I have called you here for this cabinet meeting because
I am deeply disturbed over the way you all have been handling things since. my
.,, er absence a ...
SHERIDAN: But Chief why under a coconut tree?
DEWHITE: Dop't interrupt. Everything I do has a purpose. For one thing, aoco-
nuje don't'~alk. For.another I have promised self not to return
to that damned Rooeam ... until my house #.. until September and I
I always k6ep"my word. la that enough reason for you?
JUNIOR (In impatient sotto'voce): But you had said you would resign since
..April and you are jtill there
DEWHITE: I heard you Junior. I'm still there becausetthe papers always announce
my plans before I do. Besides, without me where are you all? Don't for-
got that you aro in your present positions because of ME. Or have --you
,..already forgotten? No Masters of Law could have helped you then.
JUNIORI. I didn't mean anything.. I was only tallhg to myself*.
DEWHITE: You are already feeling;your oats! Don't think I. don't know what you
are after. I am only giving you enough ropa. You'll hang yourself yet,
-you puerile fool. You should be going to school to learn the golden
SHERIDAN:-Whey, the Chief is a poet too... (aside) Irule.
LONG JOH{: But Chief, Junior has grown up since. Don't you see how he is
handling the S.M.A. and Rupert Sorhaindp?
UNCHRISTIAN: That's one thing I want to talk about Chief. This man Junior is'
sandin g letters from my office to Fa~hor and I don't ovonWlkow about...
JUNIOR. -Chief4 after how'he-handled the Castle Bruce affair can-I trust him?
DEWHITE: Enough of this. I'm coming back to settle all these affairs. You see
how I handle my little bumlderl You'll see more when I take the reigas
SHERIDAN: Brave Chief I'm all with you* You, I know, would never again.
have given our private letters to the -ERALD-. "
JUNIOR: You old fool. There's no fool like an old fool.
CO-OP-1: Stop .quamnlling. I myself feel Junior is too. militant.
JUNIOR: Militant hell. It was ybu who wrote the letter on behalf of the Castle
Brucers, You want them to take all my family lands although I arran.-
god for you'to get the best lands from the Delices sharing of the
Bishop's . .
DEWHIIE:n Enouh, ough;."'mback in control. Al- this must stop. When I g6
after November you can do aE you damn well please. While I'm here,
JUNIOR (to himself) Boas hell. I am the boss, o0'y he: doesn't realise r ,
DMITE:S First, Unchristian, I want you to tako back your- resignation.
UNCOIISTIAN: Yes Chief, yes Chief, as long vs you stay I'm with you Chief.
DEWHITE: Next, CoOp-I,'I'm grooming you to be the next deputy.
CO-O~-I. Deputy, Chief, Deputy?
DEWIITE: Yes deputy for three more years. After that --well, it's up'to you.
Junior will proo-bly go and look after his law firm. Junior, Junior
and Junior Unli*ted.
SBERIDAN: I hope he'll do a better job than when he was acting . .
DEWHITE: Shut up Sheri. CoOp-I, you made a mess of the Banana Association.
I want this rectified right away. Sack the whole bunch. Do what
you want but get it fixed.
CO-OP-I: Yes Chief; but what could I do. You told me t1e'Chairman told you
he ws your mMan. So I let him have free rein.,
DEWHITE: Free reing The man draws sometimes S600 a mbnth'for expenses aloe.
That's free enough, The farmer is complaining .".
CO-OPeI I thought that was in payment for his seat.
DEWHITE: Oh m.4Qod; This. meeting is ended. See you next.'wee!i at Johnson's.
(Exeiunt all). (To himself) What fools, oh Godl- Here I am with
Castle Bruce on my hands, S.M.A. on my hands, Banana Chairman on my
hands, and CARIFTA and CONTACT etc. etc. and I hear Civil Servants
don't want to work with Junior and all this since I take the time
off to build ly house. To hell with all that... I've made up my
mind I'm getting out or I'll get mad.
VOICE : Eddie dear, come in dinner is ready and they are gone now.
Soon we too will be gone, please God.

Page our 9-r,

DEVELOPMEiiT PLAN: FILAhCE by Joh.l Spector (cont. from page 2)
The first 5 years are still t-be used for infrastructure -- nearly
$20M for roads ($10M), deepwater harbour ($5.6) and the rest on bridges,
airport and flood control; then about. 8M on education; $7.6M water;
$2.5M health;community dev. $1.8M; housing $1.9M; and then we get $3M
miscellaneouss" (training, scholarships, furniture!) or is it trips
abroad for the favoured, police, prison & fire services are $2.8M and
I imagine most of that has already gone on the'Christophe Fortress;
public buildings (but not, one supposes, a Town Hall for Roseau) nearly
2:.M. Oh, by the way, there: is an item under Tourism of $170,000 --
presumably the 1975 item. from the Shankland Cox report --"Hotel Train-
ing School".
So that is the $60M capital expenditure over 5 years, presumably at
a rate varying from the $8.45M already spent in 1971 and the $10.4M
allocated for 1972 up to some: 20 in 1975. It becomes clear as one reads
that this much vaunted Plan is merely the Capital Budgets for 1971 and
'72 (as already publicized and nearly all spent already watch for
the Supplementary Estimates as they come up) plus those of 1973,'4 and
'5. Comparison with the Shankland Cox Report, shows that much (quite
rightly) has been lifted direct and taken note of: i.e. "THE ROLE OF
GOVER~IMiNT -- Providing national infrastructure, Sponsoring basic sup-
port services ... including hotel school, Setting up ... the Develop-
mentn & Planning CorporatioWn"
How, now, is the money to be raised? To start with the Plan (para
146-151) states that there is little hope of Government raising any part
of it (if it did, it would "kill" private. investment); so the report
goes on to the 'if's and but's;' of Internal Resources, Recurrent Est-
imates show that the 1972 UK help of $800,000 'grant-in-aid' will be
progressively cut and cease before the end of the 5 year period; so
anly increase in internal revenue will be required for current use like
civil service salaries etc.,. The only internal sources then are the
commercial banks, the life insurance companies and the liational Prov-
i.dent Fund. Commenting in para 157 that the commercial banks hold only
48% of their assets in Dominica (1970 estimate), it suggests that they
be 'asked' to increase this percentage to reach 75% by 1975: the local
asset increase would then be invested -- 40% in government securities,,
or $6M for the public sector (the Plan) and 68.6M for private loans as
local investment (dogs $6M. include the usual overdraft and Treasury
Bills?): the plan assumes an increase of .iOs on total deposits by 1975
anyway. Then the; Plan contiz;es (para 160) "However tao be realistic
(my italics) ... the Government would have to arm itself with suitable
powers-through appropriate banking legislation..." Well perhaps the
Royal and Barclays International just mig)t. meet them part way (but not
if-it means having accounts examined by government snoopers -- in a
small place like Dominica?)
The Plan then tackles the Life Insurance Companies (for whom I have
no brief): it seems that they hold less than 10% of their assets in
this State, and the premiums paid to-them are all part of the savings
of Dominicans. Para 163 suggests that the best way to keep an eye on
the peoples insurance 'savings' is to legislate that 75/o of assets
(premium money) must remain in Dominica (60 of the amount in trust-
type securities). This would, over 5 years, give 2M, to add to the
banks' $6M,
The National Provident Fund runs "net accruals" (i.e. total money
paid in by employers and employees less ,admin. expenses) annually of
around one million dollars (para 165). The government, that wealthy,
trustworthy, fine lot of fellows, "in view of the fact that this Fund
is held in trust for workers and employees (ask o~tei chich non-workes
are non-e nloyees J.S.)... would therefore offer the fund, from time
to time, appropriate trust-type securities carrying a reasonable rate
of interest." Hurrah' another $5M (although I think some of it has alrear
gone into 7% government debentures).
But the total of $18M so far raised (on paper) must be reduced by $3M
for debt servicing (interest etc~ ) so that 5Q .8M must still be raised,
concludedd on page )

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Dear Madam Editor,
tb3pm Damage.
From certain talk I hear, a lot
of people- think they are civil eng-
ineers. But I remember our ex-Ad.
Mr.Lovelace saying at the opening
of the Rosalie Bridge that he did
not study civil engineering and was
therefore unable to find any fault
nor could he criticise the bridge.
A late friend told me that he used
to help another friend of his to
criticism that particular bridge:
one day whilst conversing with an
old retired engineer' he was told
that the Rosalie bridge was a first
class one -- he felt sunk and never
again did he help anyone to critise
any engineer's work. He was an agri-
culturist and building of bridges
was not: his line.
Gov't ministers have spoken to
me about such riticisms from out-
side, and one told me. that he.
received letters condemning certain
roads, but he replied that he knew
'nothing on that line., and if there
is any fault they should consult
the engineer in charges
All governments in any country
are aware of nature's work and there
fore set aside money for storm dam-
age in their yearly budget. Once in
.one of the States in America an old
engineer was erecting a bridge and
happened to die before it was: com-
pleted. His son who was also an en-
gineer completed it. One day a very
heavy piece of equipment had to be
transported over that bridge. The
owner asked the young engineer if he
thought the bridge could bear the.
weight; he replied that whenever an
engineer designs a bridge he thinks
ten years ahead, and so it. was safe.
We live ii a poor country and we
do not suffer much excepting for a
few landslides here and there and
subsidence of roads. In larger count
ries we hear of floods washing away
bridges, roads, houses etc. Hundreds
of people die and thousands are made
homeless. Though we have 365 rivers
we have; never lost ten bridges in
one flood. We thank God for that.

DOMIINICA NEWSBRIEFS: Dr. Dorian Shillingford attended a two-day Sem-
inar on Family Planning in Barbados this week. British Development
Planning expert Mr. P.G. Brownslow has arrived to advise Govt. full time
on their Development-Plaanning activities. He is a Shankland Cx man,

STAR__ Pae Seven
SDEVELOP J.spector (fr.'.4)
We now omei o even vaguer If s
and But's. Starting off with the East
Caribbean Currency Authority -- if
it could be persuaded to alter its
rules Dominica might be able to raise
42M ; then the Caribbean Development
Bank -- well that's allright, govern-
ment have already been promised 68M
mostly for the new harbour (will t)he
'Tibmar' be used as reinforcement for
the pier?): so to the British Dev-
elopment Assistance. Sad, but it
seems that that lovely interest-free
money stops in 1974, bu., there is
an j it continues, "it might not be
overoptimistic to extrapolate dev-
elopment, assistance at the average
rate of ECt4*6M" Total 422.5M --
man, its adding up now. i ext comes
Canadian and Other --"it is hoped"
.. more. "projections" ... say 018.8M
(415M from Canada, the rest from
Australia & New Zealand).
Anyway, it says in para 174 "if
resouORes are possible to raise as
above",.. 160 would be internally
raised: loans, with a 3SM debt ser-
vice cost, would be $23M.
A bright gleam through the giLoon
at the end of the Finance Section
and that is that we would have to
import goods for the Plan costiZg
$40,8M out of the t5048M of "foreign"
assistance (Trade with Aid). Thus
only $10M of this "assistance" would
be needed for local spending on the
total development this would mean,
then, internal spending. on labour,
timber, pumice & blocks, and, who
knows? perhaps some salary increases
for government workers just before
the next General Election.

Miss Marcella Severin,daughter
of Mr. & Mrs. W.O. Severin of King
George 'V.:St., Roseau,graduated from
Barry College, Miami Shores, Florida
a few weeks ago, majoring in french.
She is-the holder of a Barry Collegel
award, and was earlier educated at
the Convent High School, Dominica.
Barry College is a Catholic Liberal
Arts College for women, becoming co-
educational in the Graduate Division,
See her portrait in our Photopage-

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Friday, September 8, 1972 T H E S T A R...': Page._. Nine

by Collins F. O'N4eill :;. BY G.B.. :, GIRAUD
Would 4-bei actors ~claimfrom ime Iif there was.a panacea,
to-time being. ired of' rehearsals- -The world would be a Utopia.
when acting.'in.a long play. I have As there is no such panacea :::
always -been faced with questions .There is 'no blissful Utopia0o
on (1) the durationn of rehearsals '
for -a long play; (2) the number of There's talk of revolution.
Srehearsals pe weeke; (3)- the time e forget the. human element;
scheduled fdr6ibeing word-perfect on. Should. we talk of evolution
a script.: : Without bloody foment?
To start- with, interested, persons There is a storm of crisis -
and others 'may, know that although The porteint-of change to come.
iam in ot a akma' teacheirbut merely There must be deep.analysis
,a dramat,ist ;and actor-producer, I.' : By those .who foment ..this storm.
.have always been happy to impart my
':knowledge to others.. -A WORLD IN TRAtvSITION
-' .Now, dependent on the: intelli-
gence of the players, theicomplete A world in.transition
rehearsal time on a :long :piay..;is Seeking at all costs
six weeks, 'rehearsing. twice a week (And it ,seems byall accounts):
.for three weeks;then 3 times a week Some.sort of satiation
for".two weeks with the remaining In the form of balance.
week when t is' 'dvisable to con- Oh, enviable stability'
tinue rehearsing three times during A world-in transition
that final week, though some pro- Paying much lip-service, :
ducers prefer rehaargals every .hght And- blasting mush rock,.music-
during the- ast week. But this fre- To seek and bring .:
quency is: a-strain and is sometimes Essential. and, necessary- changes- ..- .
inconvenient 'to many of the female More knowledge, more technology,"
players who have other obligations. morematerialism...'
One thing though that can crip..
pie even the best production isa. a A world in transition
-player's failure to be punctual at Delving deeper into perdition ,
rehearsal. 'The sooner the cast be- And problematic labyrinths...',
comes word-perfect or 'drop scripts" Destroying the ecology,
the better, for the amateur player Destroying the.youths... ,,.
has to .a great extent to learn his Maturation comess before its time,
lines in conjunction with his co- A world in transition :.' .
actors. The interpretation then of With noise saturation, .
the entire play becomes more under- Sexual permissiveness,
standable. Mind pollution : :.
A final word to would-be players AInd designation of the human. ; i:
-- you must at no time invite your That's the human in transition.
friends land relatives to witness
your rehearsals. Their'gossip and EDUCATION FOR: LEADERSHIP
giggles not only jeopardise the. The 8th Annual Convention of deleg-
director's approach to style, but ates of D A W Uiibe~gdheld on Fri.
sometimes confuse the whole cast:'i. (today) 8th Sept..at the Goodwill
making them unduly sensitive. To '\:. Parish Hall. This will be followed
Be or Not to Be...'a director alwaysby a 3-day Seminar 9th-llth;Sept.,
aims at one thing, .the production: on the theme as outlined above.
the success of which is wholly de- :B 0 .U N :D.,A R I E S COMMISSION
pendent upon YOU, the would-be actor. To determine future electoral
In this case you must make it your constituency.boundaries, the follow-
business always to be punctual and ing persons Ihave been appointed by
on-time for rehearsals, since one H.E. the Governor: Mr. Hugh White;
person's lateness or (worse still) Mr. Jenner Armour LL.M.; Mr. Star
absence for even a night delays Lestrade; and Mr. Martin Sorhaindo.
the entire cast,the entire product- L; ad M. M
ion, and jeopardises the chances of .UGANDA: Investors must invest through
success. It thrills a director to lack Ugandans, said Amin. He -accused
.see you there even before his arrival "the English" of trying to assass-

T H E S T AR Priday September 8, 1979

rage- -
Applications are invited for the Post of Technical Assistant,Citrus Research.
SALARY : $355/425 per month. ; Considerable agricultural experience
Driver's license essential. required, especially in citrus.
APPLICATIONS, stating name, address, age, qualifications and experience should
be submitted to the Secretary-Manager, The Co-dperative Citrus growers Assoc-
iation, 21 Hanover StreetRoseau, by 12th September, 1972. :TF C. ROYER,
532-2/2. S ecretary-Manager.

-i -SR~'~*PPtE *R.T*S Morchrisjo
Harlem Rovers stayed at the top
as they defeated Spartans 3-0 before
a big crowd in Windsor Park with
part of the field under water and
supporters freezing in the cold and
wet, *Previously Harlem won 2-1,
Spartans 1-0 and a draw 2-2). Goals
came from H.Emmanuel,2, and Peters,
Spartans were without. star V.Ren6
who was in Guyana.
On a rainy Saturday afternoon
Celtic United beat Halcyon 3-1 in
front of a good crowd, At half-time
Celtics were one-up from a right-
footer of D.Dewhurst (Capt.) which
richocheted offa Halcyon back. Hal-
cyon then scored one .past custodian
Loblack (the goal was at first quer-
ied) Which set Halcyon-fans afire.
Moments later, however, Schoolboy
Ericson Christopher put a fast one
zipping past keeper Solomon. Finally
Christopher clinched the another one
along the ground 3-1.
Spartans: gained a 4-2 victory
over Paragons, leading 3-0 at half-
time (L.Emmanuel 2, Jeffrey Defoe. 1).
On resumption, j.orman Dickson found
the net for Spartans, The game cont-
inued with more midfield play and
towards the end Paragons pierced the
Spartans defence twice through iiorma
Dorival and Randy -Aaron,
Div.II: On a very wet and muddy field
Celtics- U. met Harlem R. and won 3-2
(after 3 previous losses to them).
"Love-all at -ktime:,. bUt, after, Celtip
Roy MuVrphly slipped a bumping ball
into the cornr where the keeper wal
~n.t Soon a 'second from George left
the Harlem keeper floundering in the
mud. Marlem's first came by mischano
from. the boot of a Celtic defender;
seconds later Murphy !played around
two Harlemites to put a rt.footer
inside. Glen Blake later found the'
net for Harlem.
Potters United defeated Bpartans
5-0 in a strictly one-sided affair
(goals from Dennis Alexander, Jean
Bamble and a hat-trick from Roland
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Although the Educator claims to
have officlal-infbrTiat.n on the mat-
ter t curiously enough seems privy
to the arguments raised at the Minis-
terial level with Fr. Felix. It is, ob-
vious too; that the Educator distorted
the truth, misrepresented the facts and
lied on the issue.
I will leave the SMA Principal,. Fr.
K. Feli, ..to state.the official school
position .at.a PTA meeting scheduled for
unday 10th at 5 p.., at the Goodwill
Parish Hall. .
It is only fair that I state my own
position. I am 1TOT a Civil Servant (and.
until Civil. Servants are free to par-
ticipate. in. the politicall life of..this.
country I will eTOT be a Civil Servant).
As a private citiAen, no Government Mih-
ister has the,.right to dictate to me..
what my.activities outside the class-.
room should .be am very consci oi..o..
myrights as guaranteed by the cons tit-
ution of thiis. State% and of my heritage.
To ask me to curtail my political act-
ivit4es-on.the resumption ofmy tea ing'
posi ton at Srl..i s.-t as me re-3ive
he aiony of m.--for athers who we0 r
forced into.-submisnion'by White maers
and I am not prepared to enter into such
voluntary Slavery..
The central- iasue in this new-.Govto-
initiated controversy seems to be: Does
SG ov~. ln terat have the right. to dic-
tate o private citizen (and miay"o Agif~
oitison) how. to respond to his conscience
? Maybo th ..tiMo has ome whon..very.
Dom.incan.mus.. asis .mse. f very soerouaJy
"Where do my. rights and responsibilities
as a citizen in this democratict State
'beg~.?" Perhaps" this is the queqtiobn
that the Government is fearful of.-~aisig
Rupert Sorhaindo.
The opening" (.- rs) iWas poorly attended
15 persons, mostly intelectuals.Those
who spok wore 'r .'Barrie (Co-Ops) Mlr.
Belgrave. Robinson & M..-r H.L.Christian
(Education.) Dr. E'dward Armour & Dr Iller.
Mr. Barrie said we oquld save ;25 000. by '
makinR & selling' our own toys instead or
imporfnC. r. hrMn. ia'tian said foreigners
like to take away from here "sometlhia.
local", not what the see every .day r.
Armour (child special ist at PM now said
toys play a vital paint in the growth..of.
a child even .apart Trom when that..child
is sick. Top much attention spoils kids.
Toys keep them occupied. Dr Muller, .who
was hostess .thanked' everybody who atten-
ded, includinG the.. toy-makers and Mr. '
Milota who inspired a lot. ( U.N. mah)).
Puppets we6.b" 'r-irs. Hsl'r nd St.lulkes
po P "iegro an s d'nyutv n ers contre ute.
All..can add is t hat;h
fiDTion open unl- eept. tto .t .* ;