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Editor PHYLLIS SHAND ALLFREY
One man'a nylon rin
jacket, in Street uie
STAR Office. Loser
Friday, NvemwrS 30,1973
WHO FLOUTS WHOM?
OPPOSITION IGNORES THRONE
The Opposition Freedom Party members
of the Dominica Parliament 'have accused
Governor Sir Louis Cools-Lartigue of being
a "lackey"of the labour .party and labelled
hus throne speech an anachronism .
An announcement issued last Monday
came in the wake of critical statements made
in the House of Assembly, on Monday by
Premier Edward Leblanc, because of the
absence of Opposition Party members. The
premier had accused the opposition of "flout
mg th6 governor".
The opposition members are of the opin-
ion that the speech from the throne is an an.
asbronism. For the past two years we have
refused to reply to the speech. We express
the view that the plans -by government for
the ensuing- year should be found in, the
budget address. The governor has demon-
strated that he is a lackey of the Party in po-
wer and recent orders and regulations bear-
ing his signature indicate that he is a servant
pf the Government of Dominica rather than
an appointee under our constitution, since
he makes no attempt to avoid a,flouting of
the said constitution. For these reasons the
opposition do not consider that t ey are
obliged to show him respect during his read-
ing of 'His governments Speech from the
ST. KITTS PREMIER HERE
Mr. Robert .Brqdshaw visited Dominica briefly Fhia
week and held secret talks with Mr. Leblanc on
"matters of cotpmono interest". They are known to
have similar vfews on the subject of youth and
press control, as well as current regional problems.
.Savarin"- a National Hero J*
"GY GOVER.M NT"
IF we are going to have Throne Speeches which
consist only of pious platituadesa, 0o might as
woll do without, nld wait for the atdget,when
government has to formulate a policy to just-
ify their revemeo raising. Continuous regis-
tration of voters (a real buroaucrat-weasure)
is about the only item on the Speech worth do-
bating: it is a foundation for fiddling ar-
ouznd with postal voting and overasca voting,
in .true Guyanese style. hy has it taken 13
yoeafs for the words 'Labour Intensive' to
appear? Pro-Leblane road-building was by la-
bour intensive methods and those roads have
lasted with minimum maintenance not so the
recent roads Import substitution is being
dealt with far more seriously by D.A,.I.C.aizd
the-.cost of living idea (Guyanoae again) of
an export Trnde Bureau for g'verIent,--L
purchase of stAple foods (mentioned in Uhe
Educator but not in the Throne ipoech)*ould
be worth a debate for Opposition to point
out its pitfalls: vide Agri c.lktg.Board sla "
I note that Local .-
of Leblanc party?)
will merge vi thOoam-
1fanity Dovelopment. ,
Who wvill, benefit -t
party or- thie Poor?
School (duo 1974)
comes from J.tLorm-
Council wlho :w.ant
itun by., a joint
Govt. No Speech
mention of current
Youih Campi t2 m.
spent, 200 grads...
(The court rqgrert that fines will have to be
increased to meet the cost of inflationary ,wage
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Page2. ***** DOMINICA -CIVIL SERVICE -ASSOCItATIO- 2** THE S T JAR
* ::*- STATEMENT. HE P 0 L.I T I C A L B OG E Y
It is perhaps inevitable that political storms will develop whenever the
Dominica Civil Service Association adopts a position on any matter affecting
public officers whether those matters involve Revision of Salaries, transport
allowances, new overtime rates, five day week, or victimizationpf C.S.A. mem-
bers by the Administration.
A number of examples can be found to illustrate government's .approach in
dealing with staff relations problems in the public service. This invariably
involves the taking of political action against the C.SA. or individual offi-
cers of the C.S.A. who happen to be directly involved in making representation
on the behalf of members.
In 1969 it was the Teachers' case. At a meeting held at the PDminica Gram-'
mar School on the 29th of August 1969, C.S.A.General Secretary Charles Savarin,
who was then an Assistant Master at the Dominica Grammar School, stated in an
address to some 300 teachers that "teachers were the worst paid -.nd most over-
worked public officers in thl State". At that time Pupil Teachers were paid $60
a month, Student Teachers $90 a month, Probationer Teachers with 4 GCE "O1"level
passes $106 a month, and Head Teachers at their minimum $242 a Porith (a cleri-
cal officerwith 4 GCE's received $116 a month at his minimum and $304 a month
at his maximum..) .
The Association came under.immediate attack from the then Minister for Edu-
cation & Health who..saw the- Gen. Secretary's remarks, as an attack, on his 1W.niry.
At a public meeting held that very week-end the Minister criticized the teachig
service, threatening to dismiss the entire service.'an d. to recruit'Canadian
teachers to man the schools, The General Secretary, Mr. Savarin, was accused of
bein responsible for the poor GCE results 4n Geography that year. (I has been
established beyond any doubt that Mr.- SavarIn was not he geography teacher for
the 1968-69 GGE geography class. Mr. Savarin was in England in 19b doing a
trade union course)# The Minister .told his audience that instead Of doing-t he
job that. he Was paid to do i.e. teaching the children, *Ir. Savarin was'playing
politics* and he the. Minister, would see to it that. Savarin was transferred from
t.e Grammar School immediately. A few days later the "Permanent Seoretary in the
Ministry of Education & Health' made the necessary request to the public Service
Commission agndMr lavarin was transferred to the Survey Division of the.Min. 'of
Agriculture & Lands. .* l. 1970 the C..Aq was engage n. a Salaries Revislon
SExercise and in an effort to get negotiations re-opened on the Re ommendations
of MIessrs. Pusinelli and Liverpool, the C.S.A. staged a 'two day *ick out'.This
resulted in a radio onslaught by the Government. Each Minister in turn castiga-
ted the G.S.A. in lengthy Radio Addresses. The Premier- in his delivery refer-
erad to "certain individuals on the .Executive of the C.S.A. who inder the uise of
trade unionismhad. hidden motives". Iti was in that speech that .te Premier
appealed to the Senior members of the service to play a more active role in the
aff airs of the Association. Following this. apeal Mr. Mximea,- Chief Forest
Officer, accepted nomination for, and was elected to the pot.t off resident.
The then Deputy Premier carried the attack further,and at-.a party meeting'
held on the porch of..the trade union hall in Lagon the _Dep.Premier concluded a
verbal assault on Mr. Savarin in these words: "TIel Charles Savarin to name his
constituency and we'will met- man to man on the. political. platform "That. sianl9 70
In 1973 the G.S.A.. i.sttill engaged in making representation on'behalf of.its
members. This time-the case involves Radio Dom;nica and the punitive transfer'of
Daniel Caudeiron. ohvernment'i wediately raised the Politic-al Bogey once more.--
Third Force, State of..EmergencyHouse Arrest, Retirement in the Pblic ntseres,
Civil Service Acty etc. While all of this is going on with the connivance of
Civil Service AdInistratbrs, The party is. carrying on' adir'npagn of character
assassination aimed at discrediting the -officers of' the CS.A. with special em-
phasis on Charles ..Savarinits General Secretary. s m
Such an approach to staff relations on the part of any Government is deplor-
able. In the case of th.e Dominica Government is even more so as a4I members of
.the Cabinet from ;the Premier down to the 1st Nominated.m ember-Minister for Home
Affairs are self-prof6ssed trade unionists, in most cases having passed
straight from trade union. leadership into ministerial posts All of this of
course is intended tovcloudl the issues and to reduce all differences .to a pro
and anti- government leye. While there will always be differences between any
government and the trade union representing public 'officers, thesf differences
need never develop into open conflict when once government recognizes its dual
role as employer and sovereign authority. The union's differences are with gbv-
ernment the employero- Government's reaction is as the sovereign authority.
(Concluded on back page- 8)
Page Three- T H E S T AR Friday, .1Yember,0, 1975
S AV 4R I N A NATIONAL LEADER : by Garner T.James
The recent editions of the official organ of the Le Blanc Labour
Party (the Educator) have kept up a ceaseless attack on C.S.A. General
Secretary pharles Savariu. Various Labour Party Executive Committee
members uping pen names like William Deefay, Cecil Amos, G.James and the
Editor himself, Speaker of the House Eustace Francis, have all *lavd their
langue" on Savarin. What is the reason for the current Savarin-phobia
which seem to be sweeping the ranks of the Labour Party?
If thp Premier considers the present C.S.A. dispute as a personal
conflict between himself and Savarin, then obviously Mr. Le Blanc has lost
every roun4so far. Mr. Le Blanc, his Cabinet and Party supporters have
been exposed for the bunch of masqueraders that they are. The Public
Service Administrators have shown a complete lack of capacity to handle
any deliepte situation and the country is, beginning to demand a change.
Why should this cause so much concern in the labour camp? There
have been plunders before. There was the Seditious Act, the Grenada
Declaration, the Dissolution of the Roseau Town Council, all of these
successfully weathered by the Le Blanc Labour Party. What is so different
about this crisis that the Labour Party has given up all attempts at
running the affairs of the State to concentrate on Savarin?
Mr. Le Blanc (it must be realized) has been unchallenged as a National
figure singe he led the party to power in 1961. In spite of the many
shortcomings of the party Mr. Le Blanc has been able to stay on top simply
because no other person has come to the fore as a real alternative to
Le Blanc.. Now all of a sudden Mr. Le Blanc finds himself in somebody's
shadow. That somebody is Savarin.
Savarin' s position as the new national leader is enhanced by the
enfranchisement of the 18 year olds. The young people are simply not
Labour Party supporters. They therefore pose a threat which the Labou-
Party in a)l of its 15 years; of power has never really had to deal with.
The young people have realized that if they all vote as a bDIg they can
.decide the results of the election in almost every constituency. The
fact that the young people have not made themselves felt politically, so
far, is simply because they have not found someone young enough and sober
enough with xhom they could identify themselves politically and ideologic-
Still to be answered however is the sixty four thousand dollars
Is Sawarin really interested in politics? We have heard him accused
of playing politics, but we have never heard him express any desire to
enter the field of politics. To my mind Savarin almost has a duty to seek
to give to the country the same kind of leadership that he has given to
the Civil Service Association since 1966. If he could transform the C.S.A.
of 1966 which was then described by William Watty as a "Pink Gin Club"
into one qf the strongest unions in the Eastern Caribbean, then there is
a chance that he can similarly transform Dominica into one of the. foremost
States in the Eastern Caribbean. At least he could try.
The C S.A. should ask Savarin to consider offering himself as a
candidate &t the forthcoming General Elections while retaining his position
as General Secretary of the union. The question of relinquishing his
position as General Secretary should only arise if after the election he
becomes the Head of Government or holds a Ministerial position. In any
case the beet thing which could happen to the C.S.A. would be for it to
have a representative in the House of Assembly. The young people, the
Civil Servants and the rest of Dominica must urge Savarin to go up for
election. A party led by Savarin would certainly put Le Blanc's crowd to
flight. MrSavarin could contest any of the 21 seats and win.Portsmouth
needs him, Roseau wants him; all the other constituencies would be proud
'to have him __
.'rridaye, November 30, 1973
CA N I'D C 0 M M E T S .WS,.Stevens
1EW STAMPS GALORE
Dominica in the Eastern Caribbean and.
probably in the .entir.e world has the re-
cord for,the greatest number of new
stamps issued. Yet at District Post Of-
fices' you are sold- chiefly the old ones.
THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY-
When my' observations appear' in print,
the Throne Speech will have been deliver-
ed in the House of Assembly. A lot of
talk in advance about traffic arrange-
ments in connection with the meeting ov-
er.Radio LeBlanc, but I heard no radio
mention of an open invitation to tbe pub-
lic to attend the Session. You have to
get a ticket.to go up tO the h house of
-Assembly. You don't have to pay for it,
and that is the procedure at Westminster,
save that no Town or County Councillor
such as Mr. Rupert Sorhaihdo has ever
been debarred entry to the Mother of
Parliaments, on which our parliamentary
'TE. SPEAKER: A few years ago when a Brit-
ish.ParliamentarY Delegation visited and
discussed Commonwealth Parliamentary af-
e*als with local members, mention was
mae of our Speaker being Editor of the
ruling Party's newspaper aid then Vice-
President of the Party. Rt.Hon.Fred Lee,
'head of that British delegation, smiled
surprisingly and observed: "We do not
have it so at Westmingtep*11
Nobody .,should expect justice in the
Dominica House of Assembly. Dominicans
are adjusting themselves unaware to a
one-Party State in a supposed democracy*
pUCATION & HEALTH: Several people.
have been asking me when will the new
primary school in Roseau be opened? In
the first place, I am not the'Minister of
E.& H. now, and. in the second, I have re-
tifred from the House of Assembly. But
I am a citizen of my country, and inter-
ested in everything pertaining to its
It is fashionable these days for the
Ministry of E & H. to complete a struct-
ure in-a bad way before beginning to
think of furniture and equipment for the
building. This was so in the"case of the
Maternity Section of the P-,, -Hospital.
Perhaps the Ministry of Z'& H is reflec-
ting: the school has thousands of post-
holes so designed that pupils will find
it, difficult to be attracted from out-
*sidoe..But the pupils will take .care of
thatf 1, (Concluded on page 5).*
S TAR Page For A
R E A D E R'S V1 I E W
FREEDOMM DOES NOT-BELONG TO MR.LEDIANC
To Editor, ALON..
Dear Madam,, On Mondy 26th Ncvember,I
heard Hon.E.O.Leblanc,Premier of Dominica,
blowing gas that the Opposition did Aot
attend the House of Assembly,and that
blast was sent overseas. as news, 'There
is better news than that. which I suppose
could be sent overseas.
Officialsall over the world take part
in the service of Remembrance Day. From
the time M1r.Leblanc became head of the
Government of Dominica, hAe has taken no
part whatsoever in the Rpmpmbrance Day
service. Sometimes he takes his boat and
with his son goes fishing. Every year
they make a wreath for hLm but he does not
even use 'his courtesy to' teU them he is
not coming, according to 4y knowledge.
No doubt that means he eyerciees his
freedom. Therefore he must understand
that the"'Opposition has tie same freedom.
This is more newsworthy for the world
than to know that the Opposition did no
attend the oue.CK
27th Nov. 1973.
TOURIST BOARD INFORMATION (rom. last i.uo)
At the Annual General Meeting of the
Caribbean Tourist Association in Aruba in
September a desperate plea was made by a
representative from St. .~homas for the
Association to use its influence to help
solve the problem of overcrowding by
cruise ships. A committeepmade up of
cruise ship and tourist bQard personnel
was appointed to look int. the matter
with the hope of national sing the Carib-
bean Cruise Ship business to ensure agast
overcrowding of a few choice ports while
some others, like Dominito, receive less
and less ships each year, This committee
is due to meet in Decemb r. However as
cruise ship schedules are drawn up at
least 2 years in advance #.t is highly
imrlXhable that the result of this com-
mittee's findings and recommendations will
be felt before the 1975/76 cruise ship
season. We must emphasize that a de-
crease in the-number of cruise ships can
hardly lead to the '"deat4 1 of a tourist
industry where for several years cruise
ships have played a very minorr role.
The number of Dominicca cruise 'ship
visitors has-been droppig.:steadily from
1968 when a peakbf'of 3,287 was reached out
of a total'of 13,000 visitors to the is-'
p.and. . (Concluded on page 5).
LETTER TO AUNTY ... No. 1
S C A PEG OAT S A.-V A R I N
Dear Aunty, Everybody crazy
Inside the Party,
Aunty, look a disaster
Labour House-in disorder.
,Got Savarinl' the Party said,
And thqy put.a Bounty on his head.
Up jumped a Marshall from nowhere,
Bounty Hunter, Captain Vic Riviere.
Then he lavd his langue'
And he leading the gang,
Mbevis down your throat,
'Shoot down the Scapegoat.'
Savarin sit down and laugh-for so,
Riviere getting madder and: madder,
Savari say the Marshall pappyshow -
Aunty, everybody expect. MURDER.
Dear Aunty, Election .Fever,
But something rotten like"hell
Everybody catch the smell;
You don't have to go to' school to know
It ain't Savarin have us crying so,
Or who-cause rice and flour'shortage...
Politiq;ians taking advantage.
And then Francis start to EDUCATE,
And up jump ROPA the great;
All of them in Savarin skin
Aunty, blaming it on him.
Savarin sit down and laugh for so,
Patrick blaming C.S A...
Savarin call him LA VABO
And Legon breakaway .
Aunty, is so things ,get'hot,
Every week another shot,'
But every child know the score,
*ELECTIqES IN 1974. .--
:And Aunty things down here dread, .. -
If you could s&e a 5.-cent -bread 1I
.Gas short but them'ain't talking to we,
"Just lambasting P. N.-D .....
SO Riviere say he have the answer
Bring down Savarin the monster
SAVARINN USING C,S.A,' .
A-certain Mr. G.James-say,
.Savarin sit down and-liugh 'for so,
And.the big boys getting vex.
Savarin have theac making Pappyshow
M6pwis and Libel coming- next
by D, %. 197M
STAR Friday Tovember 30, 197I
TOURIST BOARD INFORMATION (from p..4)
In 1972 cruise ships contributed a mere
1,500 out of a total of 16t803 visitors.
* The fact that one of last year's.ships,
,the Stella l-aris, has been diverted to
cruise the Greek-islands, even in winter
should indicate just how much competition
were up against...The whole world is our
(Two paragraphs follow attacking an 'art-
iclein the 4TAR which was in fact merely
a Reader's View letter. Then the writer
takes the,Press to task for not public-
ising the new hotel aid bill of early.
September. which was given a spread.in
the Canadian Travel Press. No local sews-
paper mentioned it, which we regret.)
The information statement ends:
"Indeed there is urgent need for more.
positive.and..constructive thinking and
writing in Dominica if any industry is
to survive at all". .
CANDID CO-lrITTS Education (W.S.Stevesie
from p. 4: They will adjust their sup-
ple necks, to the appropriate angle to
take stock of'what is happening on the
three streets_, and thus beat Minister and
architect ... In the end this unconven-
tional building may become an extension
to the Police Headquarters already con-
Nothing is.said about removing Infants
and Juniors -from Cork Street opposite a
garage... My recommendations to settle-the
in buildings opposite the Ministerial BQ
T to transfer the.. Maternity clinic in,
Cork Street to the Pound and build a
school for. older. pupils on the Bath Es-
tate lands nearest to Roseauw must have
been jettisoned somewhere.
POSTSCRIPT.. :..The. minister of E & .H. does
not seem aware that the Medical Officor,
Marigot, has no means of transport WSS.
Aunty, Christmas coming
No money ih the place,
And every man how .want a raise.
So they dig up VAIHALARAHA...
Say that is the SAVIOUR "
That go squash Savarin flat,
Work on their.brain and that is
But.Aunty., Riviere still have something
And so has William Dootay,
C.Amos in the'Educator :
'DEAR READERS, SAVARIN IS A TRAITOR'.
SAVARIN sit and"laughing still,
The Whola country laughing too;
But I go save the rest until
The next time I writ, to you.
To aC O R ES PO NDENT signing herself LA PA RT
that your letter has already been printed in the NEW CHRONIC.LE' a rit..is
practice to duplicate material published in other local newspCPeri.l-,
.ge i. U, - -
Fiction MA TITIMiE Cynthia Watt HATS OFF I TO DE BOYS fND DEM!
With a burst of fanfare, the band WiThout a doubt, our announcement in
turned into Govt. Headquarters where last weeks STAR had a good response.
Parliament was being opened. St.Cecilia"s DDay (22 Nov,) saw the big-
Behind them, diligently marching, gest audience .ever at Reeblea.' Park---
were a contingent of the police and on a cool and balmy evening as they
the defence force, enjoyed the music of DE BOYS AND. DEN's
Soon after, the Governor arrived, orchestra under their vivacious leader,
duly escorted with a siren blast. Mr. Gustave Larocque '" the first open-
Baby, Genelia and Ma. Titine were air concert of La. Sainte Gecile in this
standing a few yards away from the country
building with indescribable express- At one time, I asked a' fellow dancer,
ions on their faces. "what was that- piece that got everybody
"Well," Baby said, "les go." on the too?" He. answered proudly, "oh,
But Ma Titine shook her head. that was '.China Brush' ."
"Somehow, I suddenly decide not Thus, Good Luck l and Perseverance I
to go. I feel it will be a waste of to Mr. Laracque and- his brave boys.
time. The same thing over and over MAY CERTH AN-...
again. It' s getting.. .no, very JAMAICAj-- Two Special .CpAstables wore
boring to attend these sessions." slashed with knives and: Fman shot when
Genelia hooked her arm in Ma a crowd stormed the offices of the
Titinel'a hKingston and St.Anne's COrporation yes-
wterday. The crowd was q oving for a. _
"I agree with you. Bby, you go chance of a job before hristmas under
ahead up there and you will tell us the Corporaion Christmas Work Schme.
about it later. Going up all those a n t
steps will reduce your weight." Each man was trying to bp -irst in the'
So Baby went, muttering, "ll hundreds seeking work. The man shot vIasn
have a heart attack" and Ma Titine unarmed and did not attack the police.
ahd Genelia returned to Genelia's MA TITINE...big shot ." She added
home. sarcastically, "I hope dey buyin coal-
About three quarters of an hour pot too "
later, Baby rejoined them. Ma Titine and Genelia laughed aloud
"What :" exclaimed Ma Titine, "back then Ma Titine said:
Byao soon k dows thathe nearest "If he's. representing the Queen why
Baby sank down on the nearest he don't do like the Queen? He should
hallyou he brushed a mosquito have a.horse-drawn carriage to go to
"Allyou!" she brushed a mosquito en parliament"
attend Parliament ."' I
from her arm, "well, well, look Genelia began giglinI irr pressibly.
zafaire. De Opposition wassen dere, "We have some big ba carriages
only Pat Stevens, but he staymoo- hav som carriages
only Pat Stevens, but he stay moo- here that's out of use. We can advise
moo all de time. Boy, de Premih them to buy..." Her laughter overcame
put cuse on de Opposition because her .
dey deeden come...de Guvanah wife did Titine and Baby understood hat
&ere too an plenty of what dey calling
highclasa in dese days. she meant and they also joined in the
Genelas lips pursed out. hilarious laughter until tears stream-
"Chee-p was all she said ed down their cheeks.
"Chee-oops." was aull she said. "Eh-eh:" was Ma Titine!s last sally.
There was a pause, then Baby con- "If it's true Ma Leblanc 'went to taste
tinued: I Paris wine too?"
"De place already in one comesseo Paris wine too?"
Dey talking bout gas shortage, but I GRE1ADA' S BUSINESSES B QENED after a
doan see dose two car de Premiah 4-day shut down to protest alleged
an de Guvanah own I doan see dem police brutality in the arrest of 6
helping de situation. Dose car here, anti-government radicals, But
dere an everywhere, jus like formee- St.George's port remain closed
fou; all day dey running roun de town. through Trade Union sympathy. Alleg-
When Mr. Guy an Mr. Lovelace an dose atione---of -police brutalit-y fo-llowed
odder guvanaha. de heah, I never see: the 6 arrests of Bea Jewel Members.
deir car running bout wid or widdout A Commission of In.quiry is at work,
Tl H E
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Friday, November 30, 1973 H E S TA R Page Seven
S* RS*T*A"R*S *P-OR*T"S. Morchriston
SJPo ham Scores T TDateot
f o .o St.Vincent played Ipoints 7
"DQ14NICA.. CALYPSONIAIT (DCK) ASSOCIA- Dominica. 5 6
TION" i.q Beggie ...RamiGr ..lash;..BegAn- renada. "! 5 5
neo. .Povoker. .Everikowo. Everlasting St.fLucia 6 ". 2
*.tooyh...4Dyno.. Bobin, under the St.Vinccnt has to play Dominica (in
: edersl~i of Lark (presX.. lizard (sec) Windsor Park- tlis afternoon) and Grona4a.
...Spenger (treas)..wnSpark (asstosew- A.viw..o draw vs.' Doirinica wins the
treas).,.Solo and Chicki execc. coumitte Popham Cup for S .wt Two draws a W
members; with Mr. xDAlTI.t!Pappa Dee" x.t Only two defeats for S40m e
CAUDEIRON as, Eatron. The "DCA", officia- gives Dominica the cip.
lly established on the,.15th Sept. 173, In matches during the week Grenada--
intends tqo!register as, accompany upon defeated St.Lucia.2-nil at home and. St.
:, receipt of its draft. constitution which Lucia. lost to'St.Vincent 2-nil away ar'.
is at tli moment being, "tapped"I by its l-nil. at home.
legal adviser, Miss M.E.Charles -. In a series of footba3 matches at'
The LION Organisation's failure-to Pointo Michel which concluded on Nov,25
stage a "NAT. DAY KAISO COPDQTITION" was with the last two. kickoffs, Colts Sports:
absolutely NO fault of the Assoc. In Club won the Pt*.Michel Trophy after do-
the past ,j both steel band-a.. calypso f eating Granit6's Sport Club 3-1 in the'
have beqn neglected by the institutions winners finals. ::
and/or organisation .suC h' as LIONS, JAY In the qualifying matches, Granites.
CEES and now, CCC which depended on defeated best of Pte.Michel, last year's
the goo4 services of these artistes/en- champions, 1-nil and colts defeated .
tertain rs to carry out; various projects. Ghetto Boys 3-nil. fRst defeated Ghetto-
he DCA 'pledges to "immediately eradic- Boys 4-nil in the losers match. REFEREES.
ate" -a4 such unfavourable. conditions; Olaver Joseph (State- Team Capt.) & Cecil
.... Be strand, both of IHarlem Rovers,
rWrespeq ive o organ. r-U- 3 .W -. 4
a matte; of fact, the DCA has already in-
formed ;CC that it will EITIIEM "sell out"
the '74 calypao king show -br seek to ret
oarniyav city, Nonetheless after recon-
side r&ton, the DCA will stick to "sell
out" OR demand for higher prizes and
better conditions.-- with the understand-
ing that the DCA will ONLY provide CCC
with a list of qualifying finalists,
lyrics of their songs, a paniI of judges
should the CCC agree on the price to be
offeredJ preferably .in the vicinity of
$200. ;'Otherwiae, the DCA will DO IT
,ALO~E 4 Palm Grove or either of the toW
cinemas of the town.
Plans are afoot' to get the "STEEL
BANDSAS4OC" to incorporate its resources
with the DCA. So there's the possibility
of a. atel band competition. .-
The tents go out in in mibd-Jan.. :74.
And, pr9of of its. operation will be-ptb-
lished. Ftom, posters to be displayed,
ADULTS will realize that JUVEITLES= will
be barred from entry to the tents'. hypo-
orxites should also heed to these warn-
ings. What .will be sung at the' tents
will be- far different to that at quarter,
semi an4 final shows..
The Assoc. is. FIFTEEN strong,, with
special membership status to "hIIGITY.
RAP.,*And, believe it or not, there are
15 songs on the 9TATE' O tMERGENCY --
Everyone deploring Government.'s most"ab-
surd misuse of rule-. The DCA-will' entire-
ly IGNORE the CSA At. on the grounds
that the laI violates -UN Declaratioh of
Human Rights and -ILO Convention. All
loopholes for LIBEL, etc., are AVOIDED;
anyway. To this..effect, the DCA expects
every citizen'l- support should Govt.
attempt to'further make a. NUISANCE of
itself. What will be sung: MasoiLm on
de rampant, especially in HIGH PLACES...
H.E. publicpubl! i-ilay... GOV'NER
eake thbAf...de-4J3GNI marionette...-
de BANDITS' 0' 0E.'State... Gunman Scan-
dal... these-are .all PLAIN TRUTH revela-
tion. Ali," all dem fellas who are due
to go on leave for carnival should 'hop-
over" saf: Vale...Aloha... Auf Wieder-
schen... Adieu... Au-ERevoir... Or,
simply "SD-LONG".'.. Or, Pappa. Bon Ditus,
yo kay-ne pou pon, oh-- I
Dafts~ 'it' oL'I;3-:- n J "1
STARSPORTS Crick t. In a friendly
match between. P~fessionals. of Goulibis-
trio and Pidneers o-T "aisbury, Profess-
ionals (batting fist) won the one inning
match with 158/9 dec;... Pioneers scored
106; Professionals R.Joseph 3/10 (hat
trick) and A.Lewis 3/06.
P-~ dl HT| hiAn k1 i ir rvmbw 97
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It is notified for general information that I,
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matrimony with Greta Edward of Trafalgar on
the 6th October 1957. The said Greta left my
dwelling place on the ist day of May 1973 for
no reason. Therefore, I am no more responsible
for her as wife neither for any debts eicurred
So it is written So let it be done
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WAT IS IT FIGiHTLiG PFOR and valu
If you have a Civil Servant ia your
family then the CSA is fighting for YOU -
You y not be a Civil Servant but a ,.
wh + ^r rour -daughters, your sons, your
husband.A, your brothers, your sisters,
your uncles, your aunts, your cousins,
your friends certainly you dou' t wa.t
them Jailed. The CSA is asking Govern-
ment to remove the Civil Service At and.
to pay a Cost of Living Allowan'e before
Christmas. If the Civil Serva.ts benefitM
you benefit as well.
support the C.S.A. Let's Axe that Act,
get our allowance and have a Takea lookat the
C T A S1
CIVIL asaiCe ASSOCIATION
range of VPBritishWines.The sa me grapes go
to make VP that go to make a lot of expensive
wines. Vhich accounts lorVPs tine quality.
.I I J a'NE
STATA. on POLITIC.A J iY ) p.2) BuYa bottle todax
3v its o-wn actions therefero, governmrcnt is bringing its sovereignty into jeopardyy, and
blaming it on the CSA is not going to correct the harm thnt government is doing to the
government's image. It is therefore more than time that Dominicans of all hadjeoa of
political opinion Jav their Partv biases aside aund examine the issues for whht they are.
It. is time to take the emotional ism out -aUd to apply reason instead. It is t'ie tO" stop
making convenient excuses iiht. to come forward, not just in defence of the Civil Service
or the CSA but in defence of those basic right which every citizen of a democratic coun-
try is i'roe to enjoy without interference from any person or authority.* Domocracv it
my-st be remembered can flourish only Where all men take an interest and play an active
. part in the management of the affairs of the society.- C.A.Savnarin,G S AJAL SECIETAXY CSA.
Printed & Published Dv R..Allfrey, Proprictor, Copt Hall, at 26 Bath I4d. Rosou, -'owinica
Friday. Nwekbwr 3,0. 1973