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2* FRANCIS RESIGNS
CARLTON FRANCIS
resigns after clash
Pindling denies
'secret' decision
made on casinos
THE GOVERNMENT kepi quiet on its casino policy decision
to avoid lobby pressure and disruption of the stock market. Prime
Minister Lynden Pindling told the House bst night.
The Prime Minister's
explanation was forced by
Opposition attack on the
manner in which the
administration had handled its
recent announcement that it
would assume ownership and
management of the casinos
from 1978.
It became immediate!)
apparent from remarks made at
the time by parliament.u>
secretary Edmund Moxey
(Coconut Grove), that the
government had made its
decision without consultation.
A resolution yesterday by
Free National Movement
Leader Kendil Isaacs sought to
condemn the Common
by Finance Minister Arthur
Hanna. the pohev enunciated bj
Mr. llama and the manner in
which it was handled by th
government.
The ..-half
hour debate last night
stimulated some of the most
outspoken comments ever
made on the floor of the House
by government members.
Dl NIAL
Denying allegations that the
government had acted "in
secret," Mr. Pindling reminded
the House that the Finance
Minister had addressed them in
March on the question ol
casino gambling.
And it was at thai time, said
the Prime Mii.ister. thai Mi
Ilanna outlined six possible
options open to government
when the existing licences held
by Bahamas Amusements Ltd.
and Paradise Enterprises I td
expired.
The communication put
everyone on notice of the fact
that the licences would be
expiring soon, the Prime
Minister Insisted.
After hearing the
communication what steps had
the Opposition taken to let the
House know their position and
their party's position, Mr.
Pindling asked.
FNM representative Norman
Solomon had tried to suggest
that the government had acted
"in secret," the Prime Minister
asserted;
DONT MISLEAD
"Let no one try to mislead
this House. This resolution was
put because the Opposition
thought they had a strong
political point, but the) will
find no support for their
position once they have the
courage to let the country
know what Iheir position is."
If FNM representative
Norman Solomon (St.
George's) wondered who
government would get to run
the casinos he could tell him
"for certain" that it wouldn't
be "Polka" Humes, Mr.
Pindling said.
(Humes, now serving i.nl
sentence for robbery of the
Cable Beach Chase Manhattan
Bank, was associated with the
FNM in its 1972 election
campaign).
A GOOD THING
"I think it is a good thing
that this matter came out In
the way that it came out." I In-
Prime Minister maintained.
"The government has good and
sound reasons for dealing with
the matter in the way that it
did.
'There are very important
stocks traded daily on the
Stock Exchange. There are also
lobbyists who range far and wide
on behalf of casinos, and the
government *-id to take every
factor il deration."
Whik had ii nmt iino operators vledge the ached a final
d e c i s i o. i ' v knew :. .onsidering I .ai.se there had
government the matter
been discussions, Mr. Pindling
said.
He pointed out that both
casino companies had in fact
invited the government to
grant them 20-year extensions.
"It cannot he thought,
ire, that government
should ask the lice, cees if it
should come to Ihis decision."
Som been able to
mislead the public, he
continued, "but the country is
entitled to know that this
matter was handled by
government, in its view, in the
best interests of the country."
NOCONSCIEM I
The Prime Minister informed
the House that "I have no
conscience position on Casino
gambling at all.
"I said this before taking
office and I have made this
clear main tunes since then.
Casino gambling is a tourist
amenit) and we should want it
to Sta) an amenity.
"But government would
prefer that decisions taken
relative to it he taken in Nassau
rather lhan limbuetoo,
because il affects the lives of
the Bahamian people."
Challenging the Opposition
to state its position on casino
gambling, Mr. Pindling said he
believed their position was to
have the licences extended in
private hands and lo get as
much tax as they could.
The) would reel that no
one could then criticize Ihcin.
but unfortunately you cannot
duck an issue, you must lace it
squarely. We are prepared to
face this House and an\ section
of the OOUntT) prepared to
discuss il with us.
"I am not saying that this
will solve all the economic
problems because I don't want
tO mislead the House or the
country. We wanl lo proceed
carefully in this, and to do so a
feasibility study will he made.
Alter are haw had the benefit
of Ihis, a decision will be made
as to how Ihis mallei will be
done in the best interests ol
the country."
By Nicki Kelly
REPORTS of
deep-rooted disagreement
within the governing
Progressive Liberal Party
were fueled today by the
still unofficial
confirmation that
Development Minister
Carlton Francis has
resigned.
The 54-year-old Mr. Francis,
No. 3 man In the Pindling
Cabinet, submitted his
resignation to the Prime
Minister in the House last night
after a blazing row on the floor
with Depuly Prime Minister
and Government Leader
Arthur Hanna.
This morning Mr. Francis
told The Tribune he had "no
comment at the moment" and
could not say if one would be
forthcoming. Nor was Bahamas
Information Services in a
position to confirm or deny
the resignation.
The Tribune has learned
however that the sealed
envelope the Minister handed
Mr. Pindling before his angry
departure from the chamber
contained his resignation.
At the heart of thy matter
at least on the face of it
appears to be a representative's
right lo break party ranks on
what he regards as a matter of
conscience.
And for Mr. Francis, Mr.
George MAckey (PLP-St.
Michael's) and Mr. Philip
Bethel < PLP-Governor's
Harbour) the issue of casino
gambling in the Bahamas is a
matter of conscience.
All three made this
abundantly clear last night as
the House debated an
Opposition resolution seeking
to condemn the government
for proposing to assume the
ownership and management of
the casinos when their present
licences expire.
It was equally clear however,
that Mr Hanna had chosen to
take a flippant approach to the
matter, and in fact to ridicule
the position taken by the three
members of his party.
All three slated that because
they could not support
gambling they would have no
alternative but lo abstain when
the resolution was put lo the
vote.
Mr. Francis, who spoke
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spoke about Iheir consciences
are great raffle enthusiasts."
MINISTERS CLASH
It was at this stage thai Mr.
Francis leapt lo his feet to
object. "No sir!" he shouted.
"Take that back. I take great
exception, because 1 take Ihis
as a serious matter.
"I never applied for any, my
church never applied for any
and I never bought any."
Retorted Mr. Hanna: "No
member has any exclusive
rights to conscience. I have as
much conscience..." Mr.
Francis leap! up again. "I have
an exclusive right to mine," he
insisted.
"So have I," countered Mr.
Hanna "Speak about yours
then," snapped Mr. Francis
Bui Mr. Ilanna chose to
pursue his earlier refrain that
"no one has an exclusive right
to conscience," "Except his
own," insisted Mr Francis,
now thoroughly angry.
As the two Ministers
shouted back and forth at each
other, Speaker Arlington
Butler pointed out to Mr
Hanna that Mr. Francis had
objected to his remarks. He
therefore asked the Deputy
Prime Minister lo desist.
Mr. Hanna would not. and
Mr Francis continued to
object from his seat at the
southern end of the front
bench a place normally
occupied by Health Minister
Loftus Roker.
"I am making my speech
now," Mr. Hanna said curtly.
"And I am making mine too."
slammed back Mr. Francis
"Do you wanl lo finish?"
replied Mr. Hanna. At this
point the Speaker again
slepped in to warn that the
exchange had now degenerated
inlo an argument.
Resuming his seat. Mr
Francis pointedly told the
Deputy Prime Minister thai "I
hope the Leader (Mr. Hanna)
will match up to his
responsibility as Leader of the
House."
Mr. Hanna ignored the
comment and again started the
same tune that "no one has an
exclusive right to conscience-
There were some, he said.
Page 9 Col. 6
shortly after Mr. Mackey, said
he was not going to allow
anyone to be the guardian oi
his conscience. Endorsing his
colleague's remarks, he
informed the House thai he
too would abstain even though
the whip might be on.
CONSCIENCE
"I am making it clear that a::
far as I am concerned this is a
conscience matter. This
resolution raises a fundamental
question for me."
Mr. Francis said he wanted it
understood he was making a
clear divergence bewteen his
principles and political
considerations.
"Leaving conscience aside, I
would like to raise the point
that we are a young nation. We
have not yet found a national
identity. I feel that the White
Paper (on independence) and
the Speech from the Throne
put before us certain ideals and
qualities thai I would like to
see in a young and growing
nation," said Mr. Francis.
"We are a small nation that
can be easily permeated by any
pernicious influence.
"I am saying that where we
are aspiring lo the disciplines
of hard work and industry we
are not yet off the ground.
Therefore, I cannot see that
this will be an avenue with
all the apendages that go with
it and the amoral situations
that ii will engender that it
will help the nation apart from
the dollars and cents.
ONLY VIRTUE
"The only virtue put forth is
the dollar and cent value. If we
are sensible we would put this
on one side and the qualities
we aspire to on the other and
then come up with our answer
"We are also accused of
causing a great deal of
unemployment. They are
saying there is a great deal of
activity in the numbers racket.
We know there is a growing
number of young people silting
on the wall daily who do not
want anything to do. who are-
willing to live on this type of
'industry.'
"The point I am trying to
make is that in this particular
situation the principles we are
trying to give the people....the
principles we aspire to....those
qualities will be gradually
eroded."
Gambling. Mr. Francis said,
was a cancer eating away at the
qualities that help to make the
people what they are
"One good thing about the
government's policy is that it
allows two years to consider
the question, and I say that is
ample time for public-
discussion, and I for one am
anxious to see if public opinion
is going to be expressed from
the churches who should be
concerned not about the
Christian aspect but the social
question."
Mr. Francis said he would be
abstaining on the floor because
gambling was a conscience
matter. "I do not agree with
it," he declared.
"I believe there are
alternatives, but no one will
find these alternatives so long
as they can find the easy way
out. Apart from the question
of conscience, I don't believe
gambling is good for a growing
nation."
Several speakers later Mr.
Hanna look the floor. "I am a
little confused as to what is
happening today," he said.
Mentioning particularly his
confusion concerning the
remarks of Mr. Edmund Moxey
(PLP-Coconut Grove), the
Deputy Prime Minister accused
Mr. Moxey of transporting slot
machines from the Paradise
Island casino and trying to
install them in Nassau
Mr. Hanna said he had to
step in and put a stop to the
affair.
Then turning his attention
to specifics, he charged thai 90
per cent or more of the
appUcations lor raffles came
from the churches. Sometimes,
he said, they went so far as to
borrow the roulette wheel
from the casinos.
"We are Irying to discourage
that sort of thing because we
feel it is going too far," he
declared.
"I believe we have several
things mixed up here," Mr.
ARTHUR HANNA
argues with Francis
_ MP wins
absolute
discharge'
CADWELL ARMBRISTER,
M.P. for Killarney, who was
arraigned in the lower court on
two counts of assault on
October 25 drew on a stroke of
luck Tuesday when Magistrate
George Hannays. hearing the
case against him, gave the
Parliamentarian an "absolute
discharge."
Armbrister pleaded not
guilty to the charges arising
from an incident on October 5
involving his 19-year-old son,
Dave, whom he attempted to
pull away from police officers
during an arrest.
The incident, which took
place on Robinson Road, also
saw the youth being charged,
convicted and ordered to pay
compensation for damages
caused to a police vehicle.
The initial arrest arose from
use of obscene language on the
part of the youth.
Charges against the P.L.P.
party-whip and Parliamentary
back-bencher accused him of
assaulting p.c. Haywood Moss
and two C.I.D. detectives,
loseph Saunders and Rose
during Ihe scuffle.
EASTERN & PANAM CUTBACK FLIGHTS
THE BAD NEWS for air
travellers is that Pan American
is to cut services to the
Bahamas by 25 per cent as
from January H, and Eastern
Airlines will cut back nearly 30
per cent. This is due to the oil
crisis
But Eastern intends lo put
their services back to their
present level on January 31,
according to dislriel manager
Bill Bierman.
And in Ihe new Pan
American schedules travellers
will be cut down lo one flight
out of Nassau every Wednesday
and Thursday.
Bui to offset some of Ihis
bad news Pan American inlend
lo put on 29 extra flights
between New York and Nassau
during the Christmas holiday
season and seven extra flights
BY 25 PERCENT
between Miami and Nassau.
25 p.c. CUT-BACK
A local spokesman for
Pan Am said that the airline was
cutting back its worldwide
services by 25 pel cent
because of the international
fuel crisis which has severely
reduced PanAm's allotment of
aviation fuel."
In PanAm's new schedule.
effective Jan. 8. they will only
be flying 2 1 flights per week to
the Bahamas a cut-back of
seven from 20 flights per week.
They will offer eight flights a
week between Nassau and
Miami, but with no flights on
Wednesdays and Thursdays;
and five flights a week between
Nassau and New York, with no
flights on Wednesday and
Thursdays.
PanAm in their worldwide
cut-back have suspended
service to 12 cities and reduced
flight frequencies to others.
The cities being cut from Ihe
PanAm flight schedule are:
Baltimore and New Orleans in
USA: Belgrade. Yugoslavia;
Bucharest, Rumania; Glasgow,
Scotland; Oslo, Norway; Santa
Maria, Azores; Shannon.
Ireland; Stockholm, Sweden;
Belem, Brazil; Paramaribo.
Surinam and San Pedro Sula,
Honduras.
With the cutback PanAm
plan lo save 303 million gallons
of fuel.
The PanAm spokesman said
that it was still too early to
determine the impact that the
flight reductions would have
on Nassau staffing levels.
However, he said that Ihe
maximum number of staff
possible will be retained.
EASTERN CUT-BACK
Eastern is cutting back to
five flights a day from seven a
day from January 7. but its big
L10I I carrying 254 passengers
is still due to start daily
scheduled service from Sunday,
December 16.
The two DC9 flights being
cut are the 12.35 flight and the
9.25 p.m. flight.
HOTEL DIDNT RENEW
CASINO LEASE'-P.M.
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THE CLOSURE OF THE
Monte Carlo casino had
nothing to do with Ihe
government's policy
statement on the inline of
casino gambling, Prime
Minister Lynden Pindling
emphasized in Ihe House last
night.
He said thai li,e ten-year
lease of Ihe casino premises in
the Lucayan Beach Holel
expired this month al the
same lime as did Ihe
half-million-dollar subsidy
paid the holel by Bahamas
Amusements Ltd.
Mr. Pindling indicated thai
the operators of Ihe Lucayan
Beach chose not to renew the
lease for the additional two
years allowed Bahamas
Amusements by government
lo run the iwu casinos.
The Monte Carlo casino
Iherefore had no choice bul
lo close.
A statement from
Bahamas Amusements
yesterday said Ihe lease lor
Ihe Monte Carlo casino
expires on December 31 and
thai its operations would be
consolidated inlo Ihe
facilities at El Casino, the
other casino al Freeporl.
The statement added thai
staff and equipment from the
Monte Carlo would be
transferred to El Casino.
Mr. Pindling noted that
Bahamas Amusements also
paid a subsidy lo the Holiday
Inn and the King's Inn. Both
these agreements had lime
still lo run.
MURDER: STILL NO LEADS
By Sydney Dorset!
A SHROUD of mystery
continues to cover Ihe brutal
murder of 50-year-old visiting
Ohio attorney Paul V. llowell
discovered stabbed and slashed
to death in a 15th floor suite
of Paradise Island's Holiday
Inn Hotel December 6.
And police today are still
appealing to members of the
public for assistance in solving
the murder which stunned Ihe
tourist and local community
last week.
Police have made available
six lines for members of the
public lo assist them by
telephoning information.
Information can be given by
calling telephone numbers
2-4444 or 2-3335 or 2-2561-2,
2-3049,2-2311.
The murder went on record
as the first ever committed in a
Bahamas hotel.
A Criminal Investigation
Department spokesman today
said that the hunt for Howell's
slayer continues although there
was some response to earlier
pleas to Ihe public for help.
Information has been
coming in. but the officer
described what has been
gathered as of small
importance to Ihe case.
All information given police-
on the murder is being kept in
strict confidence, he said.
REWARD
Police are offering a reward
of $7,500 for information
leading to the apprehension of
Howell's killer.
The spokesman said that
police are anxious to talk with
anyone who might have seen a
person with blood on his
clothing in the area of the
hotel on Paradise Island last
Wednesday night.
He said thai Howell's
attacker must have been soiled
by blood during the murder.
The time involved would not
have allowed him opportunity
10 change, he said.
Howell's body, slabbed
several times in the chest and
slashed on the hand and neck,
was discovered around 11 p.m.
Wednesday by his wife,
Martha, and several friends.
The couple were visiting Ihe
Bahamas as part of a group of
400 conventioning Ohio State
Bar Association lawyers at the
time.
The discovery was made
after his wife became
concerned over Howell's failure
to return from their suite with
some bottles of beer he had
gone to collect.
ARGENTINA
CANCELS
VESCO PERMIT
BUENOS AIRES (AP)
The Vesco case in Argentina
seemed to be over Thursday,
after the government of
President Juan D. Peron
announced Wednesday night it
had cancelled a controvertial
residence permit granted to
U.S. financier Robert L. Vesco.
As a result of an
investigation started by the
government, interior minister
Benito Llambi disclosed that
the chief of the national
migrations Bureau, Justo E.
Gnavi. had been removed from
his post.
A communique issued by
Llambi acknowledged that
Vesco, 38, had twice received
residence permits here this
year, once during the military
regime of President Alejandro
Lanusse, a few days before it
turned over the administration
to the Peronist government on
May 25.
Llambi said thai Ihe foreign
ministry objected last June to
the residence permit granted to
Vesco and the migrations
bureau cancelled it. But a
second permit was
mysteriously granted again to
Vesco last September, when
the U.S. financier made one of
his secret trips to Argentina in
quest of a sanctury.
Vesco. who lives in the
Bahamas and Costa Rica, has
so far successfully resisted an
extradition attempt by the
U.S. government on a criminal
charge of defrauding a New
Jersey company, he is also
wanted for grand jury
questioning in connection with
a $200,000 campaign
contribution to Ihe re-election
fund of President Nixon.
PERON^ MOVE
During his last visit here,
Vesco secured a ruling from
federal judge Luis Maria
Rodriguez who retired last
month stating that he would
not be liable to extradition
from Argentina, because -the
charges against him were
"political".
The foreign ministry last
month issued instructions to
Argentine consulates
throughout the world, advising
them that no visas should be
granted to Vesco for enlering
this country.
It was learned that President
Peron himself had taken the
matter in his hands
BUDGET
DEFICIT
IS OVER
$15 MILLION
By Mike Lothian
GOVERNMENT has boasted
thai it expects to take in more
money than it spends both this
year and next, but no mention
has been made of the fact that
because of deficits in the three
previous years the country will
end 1974 more than $15
million in the red.
The draft estimates of
revenue and expenditure for
1974 reveal that Government-
expects to face a carry-over,
deficit of $15,193,013 by the-
end of 1974, but in his
nationally broadcast Budget
Communication yesterday
Deputy Prime Minister and
Minister of Finance Arthur D.
Hanna referred only to the
anticipated surpluses for the
fiscal years 1973 and 1974.
Mr. Hanna said yesterday
that revenue during this year is
now expected to reach $114
million although he warned
that Figures for the final
months are "difficult to
predict" and that "the revised
figures should be accepted with
some reserve."
He said $103,610,000 is
expected to be the final figure
for Government spending on
recurrent expenditures, and
that an additional $9 million is
expected to have been
transferred from the recurrent
account to help finance the
1973 capital development
programme, leaving a surplus
for the year of $1.39 million.
The Minister told the nation
that revenue for 1974 was
expected to hit $122,536,300.
Recurrent expenditures, he
said are expected to claim
$115,966,359, and $6.4
million would be transferred to
capital Development, leaving a
surplus on the 1974 account of
$169,941.
The points he neglected to
inform the people about were:
Government spending in
1970, as a result of a huge drop
in revenue, over-ran income by
well over $800,000.
In 1971, when revenue
was expected by Government
to total over $107 million, it in
fact came to less than $90
million, with the result that
despite spending cut-backs the
year's account ended with a
$14.6 million deficit.
In 1972 Government again
overestimated the revenue, this
time by slightly more than $7
million. Curtailment of
Government spending,
however, kepi the year's deficit
to slightly over $1.32 million.
* The end result of these
deficits in three consecutive
years was that the country
began 1973 with a debt on the
recurrent account amounting
to $16,752,954.
* Thanks to the fact that
income in 1973 is now
expected to exceed spending
by $1.39 million, the
Government is beginning fiscal
1974 with a deficit of
approximately $15,363,000
assuming revenue this year
comes up to Government's
revised estimate.
* Government is predicting
thai fiscal 1974 will see income
exceeding expenditure by
almost $170,000, so that the
carry-over deficit will be
brought down another short
notch, to $15,193,013.
However, the position may
.in Ihe end be worse, unless
Government again spends
considerably less than it plans
to. Mr. Hanna's Budget
Communication ruled out any
new taxes as a means of
softening any unanticipated
fall in the estimated revenue
during 1974.
Following Ihe closure of the
Monte Carlo casino in Freeport
this week, Government's
estimate that casino taxation
would yield $9 million next
year is bound to be off by at
least a couple of million.
New Lingerie
by
FORMFIT ROGI
NIGHIDHI SSI
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Shr Sribunr
Wednesday f December 12, 197^,
f
Rosie's
top
of the
bowlers
By GLADSTONE
THURSTON
ROSli: SAUNDERS with a
league leading average of 166
pinfalls per game from 45
games played once again
proved supreme.
She is not only tops in
individual bowling but was the
mainstay in Amoury Bowling
Squad's 39 and nine record
which won them the first half
championship in the Zephyr
League
I he Amoury Squad in 48
games fell a total of 33,338
pins. 7,476 of which were
collected by Saunders.
Team-mate Pallas Roberts who
rolled 45 games averaged 149
from a total of 6,741 pinfalls.
/inivK 11 win rt
TEN BOWl I us
S- HP
k >Mi- Saoudtii 166 45
] outsit* Thompson IS2 44
Joan Hayttns ISO 48
\miu- Kusstfl ISO 42
u* i ranch ISO 42
I'lii.i. Rotwru 149 4S
1 ..Li finder 146 30
1 lorlna Kelly 144 36
Donna Iryer* 141 42
Patrki.i Sweeiina 138 39
1 irsl half standings. V. L
Amour> 39 9
Super Value 2S 23
1 humpsons 21 27
Nome 1 urnilure 21 27
Maura's 21 27
New Oriental 18 30
Valdo Prosa's Guineas
Bowling Squad in a late rally
puked up three COIHSCUtiVS
victories taking the first hall
championship in the Maderia
I eague
Consistent bowling by Prosa,
Charles Lunn, Roy Parks and
Graham Bell gave Guiness a
commanding 33 and 15 record
six games ahead of second
place Albury's Supply.
Albury's with a total of
39,192 pinfalls top Guiness in
that category by 2,399 pins
Star Insurance who held the
lead for nearly three quarters
ol this season dropped in a
second place tie with Albury's.
MAOKIRA LKAGUK TOP
TEN BOW! IKS
Mike Albury 189
I'jI Swelling 188
Urjdley FfctesM 187
SiJiu'\ trench 187
itff Alburv 1K4
Hillv -Mhurv 182
Valdo Prou 178
Prn Coolw 176
Mike Sawyer 176
1 <*rr\ CtWI 174
1 IKS! HAL! STANDINGS
GiUmm 33 IS
Mhur\ ' 27 21
Sijr Inaurancc 27 21
1 ss.i I . 25 23
Heineken 24 24
PHtchard'i 23 25
K. C. Aulo 18 30
linker's .'ami IS 33
Guatemala
out

Regatta sails back to George Town
THE 22nd annual Out Island Regatta,
the most unique event of the Bahamian
sailing calendar, is scheduled for April 25
to 27 in Elizabeth Harbour. George
Town. Exuma.
The three-day series of races pits
Bahamian work boats and crews against
each other for trophies and cash prizes.
The regatta offers the boatmen a
chance to augment their annual incomes
between the close of the crawfish season
and the beginning of the summer fishing
season.
Some 60 boats are expected to race in
five classes, governed by the size of the
boats. The Bahamian work boat and
fishing boat fleet is one of the last purely
wind-driven work fleets in the world.
Besides the races the annual Out Island
Regatta will feature field days for school
children, model boat sailing races, fashion
shows, cocktail parties and possibly a
concert by the Bahamas Police Band.
The 1973 regatta was switched for the
first time in the history of the popular
event to Nassau and the time was moved
to July to coincide with the
Independence celebrations.
In 1974 it reverts back to the
picturesque waters of Elizabeth Harbour,
and the tranquil community of George
Town will come alive for a week of
revelry.
The regatta draws spectator yachts
from Nassau and South Florida, and the
luxury craft anchored in the harbour to
watch the races are a stark contrast to the
sturdy wooden work boats with their
canvas sails in keen and exciting
competition.
The work boats start the races at
anchor and at the sound of the starting
cannon the crews haul on the anchor line
to gain momentum and hoist the sails
simultaneously. They race a triangular
course of about eight miles.
1 he November issue of Yacht Racing
Magazine carries a story on the regatta
written by veteran boating writer and
sailor Bob Smith, who sailed on the Tida
Wave during the Independence regatta.
Smith described the regatta as "one of
the most rewarding episodes in which I
have ever been involved ... I was further
honoured by being asked by Roily Gray
to sail again in the 1974 Out Island
Regatta on Tida Wave."
PICTURED: Capt. Roily
Gray, in light shirt at the helm
of Tida Wave.
Top boys teams
for knockout
competition
UNDER the guidance of Mr. Phillip Worrell, BFA's
vice-president responsible for the youth soccer development
programme in the Bahamas and sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of
Fort Montagu, the lour lop senior boys teams in Nassau will
participate in a knockout competition.
_ | During the regular
Bowlers
shoot
for new
honour
MIAMI Top junior
bowlers from around the
western hemisphere will have
an additional honour to shoot
for during Miami's 12th
Annual Tournament of the
Americas at Cloverleaf Lanes.
July 14-20 next year.
All-events trophies, in both
junior boys and girls
competition, will be given the
first four finishers based on
total pinfall for 21 games.
Juniors roll I 2 games of singles
and nine of mixed doubles.
This is the third year for
iiiniors in the tournament and.
according to tournament
executive director Lee I
the addition of all-events is a
result of very competitive
fields during the first two
years.
"Bowling is a growing sport
with young people throughout
the world and the Tournament
of the Americas is trying to
enhance its appeal by providing
an opportunity for juniors to
engage in International
competition," Evans said.
''We had junior
representatives from 13 nations
and territories in 1973 and I
think this indicates a definite
Interval throughout the
hemisphere," Evans said.
Gottfried no.l seed for open
BENGSTON AND GRAEBNER ARE
RANKED TWO AND THREE
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti
1 r i n i d ad-To bago beat
Guatemala 1-0 in a regional
elimination soccer tournament
for next \ ear's World Cup
Other competing teams in
the region are Mexico, Main
Honduras and the Netherlands
Antilles
I he winner also will be
proclaimed champion of the
North America Central
American and Caribbean
Soccer federation.
Monday'i |ame eliminated
Guatemala from title chances
Bad Iriniddd Tobago is already
out of the running with two
defeats and one victory.
I he standings by points
after nine days of play in the
roundrobin tournament are
Haiti 0. Mexico 4. Honduras i
Guatemala 2, rrinidad I obafo
2, Netherlands Antilles I i mm


Fritz Schunk .. back for the open
Reds trade pitcher
CINCINNATI The
Cincinnati Reds announced
today they have traded minor
league pitcher Steve Blateruk
ol their Indianapolis farm team
for outfielder Roger Freed ol
the Cleveland Indians'
Oklahoma City farm team.
The two switched effective
todu
Freed, 27, was chosen minor
league player of the year in
1970 when he hit .334 for
Rochester of the International
League and had 24 home runs
and 130 runs batted in.
He was with the Philadelphia
Phillies in 1971 and 1972.
GARY PLAYERS GOLF CLASS
BRIAN GOTTFRIED, 26,
ranked No. 10 in the United
States and presently lying 10th
in total win money with
$87,000 this year, will be
seeded no. I in the SI0000
Bahamas International tennis
open scheduled to start at 2.00
p.m. tomorrow at the Ocean
Club courts. Paradise Island.
Gottfried has played on the
U.S. Davis Cup team for the
past six years and is currently
placed I lth on the World
Tennis championship tennis
tour with wins over Stan
Smith, Jan Kodes, Tom
Gorman, lllie Nastase and
Charles Passerell.
In August, Gottfried
clinched the $3,5000 first prize
in the Allen King tennis classic
in Las Vegas when he defeated
Arthur Ashe in the final.
In previous rounds Gottfried
had disposed of Colin Dibly,
Marty Rissen and Clark
Graebner.
Earlier this year Gottfried
captured the South African
championship with the WCT
tour group.
Seeded no. 2 in the tourney
will be Ove Bengston, Sweden's
no. I player, while the
belligerent Clark Graebner is
seeded no. 3.
At 28, Graebner has been
ranked in the world's top ten
players for the seventh time
this year and boasts the most
distinguished career of all the
players in the tourney.
In 1968 Graebner was the
hero when the United States
regained the Davis Cup from
Australia; he has twice reached
Wimbledon's semi-finals and
won the US Open at Forest
Hills m 1971 when he defeated
Cliff Richey in the final
This year Graebner reached
the quarter finals of the US
Open. He is presently ranked
No. 8 in the USA and lies
second in total money
| By IVAN JOHNSON |
earnings in the US LTA indoor
circuit.
Also among the seedings will
be British Davis Cup players
Steven Warboys and Buster
Mottram.
The draw for the tourney
will be completed today and
posted for all events at the
Ocean Club tennis courts
The final of the men's open
singles and doubles will be
played on Wednesday.
December 19. the finals of the
men's senior singles and
doubles and the ladies singles
on Sunday. December 16.
The tourney carries a first
prize of S2000 for the winner
l-'rit/ Schunk, former
Sonesta Beach tennis pro,
twice Nassau champion and
winner of many championships
whilst resident in Nassau, will
be returning to take part in the
open.
Schunk is presently ranked
no. 2 amongst teaching pros in
the United Stairs
During
competition the first four
teams qualified for the
semi-finals of the knockout
competition: Queen's College,
R M. Bailey, Gen ernmen! High
School and St. Andrew's.
The semi-finals will be
played at 4.00 p.m. at Clifford
Park as follows: Queen's
College v St Andrews.
Thursday. December 13; R \1
Bailey v GIIS Monday,
niber 17.
The final will be played on
New Year's day starting at 1.30
p.m. at Clifford Park. The
President's Cup game between
the present holders. Red Lion
and the team leading the league
table, is slated for the same day
beginning 3.30 p.m.
The BIA has named 26
players in Nassau to form the
basic core from which the
national squad of 16 players
will be selected to represenl
the Bahamas at the 12th
Central American and
Caribbean Sports Games early
next year.
Players from Division A,
Grand Bahama, are expected to
participate and the necessary
arrangements have been
initiated to coordinate travel
expenses for the players to
take part in training sessions.
Practice sessions under
national squad coack Dick
Wilson will start on Saturday,
December 15 at 3.30 p.m. at
the grounds of Queen's
College
Players are asked to hnng
along a football at all training
sessions.
Players named are: RF.l)
LION: P Johnson, P.
Whitfield. R. Steward. B.
Seville, I) Maples, C. Knight
TROPIC. AS R Rodgers,
K love. P. Cole,
R. Rodgers, K. Love, P. Cole,
B I ling, S Darville, S. Haven.
SI OBORGI \S R. Davies. S.
Nicholls, P. Nunez, P. Louison,
L. Minns PARADISE N.
Keeling. II. Rossi. O. Fullone.
M. Haikitis McALPINE; D.
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VOL. LXX1, No. 19 Thursday, December 13, 1973 -Pri: C t
VOL. LXX1, No. 19 Thursday, December 13, 1973 pn,: :| t 'l


PM explains-


why govt.


kept quiet


on casino


policy ...... ,-

CARLTON FRANCIS
resigns after clash


Pindling denies



'secret' decision



made on casinos

THE GOVERNMENT kept quiet on its casino policy decision
to avoid lobby pressure and disruption of the stock market, Prime
Minister Lynden Pindling told the House last night.


The Prime Minister's
explanation was forced by
Opposition attack on the
manner in which the
administration had handled its
recent announcement that it
would assume ownership and
management of the casinos
from 1978.
It became immediately
apparent from remarks made at
the time by parliamentary
secretary Edmund Moxey
(Coconut Grove), that the
government had made its
decision without consultation.
A resolution yesterday by
Free National Movement
Leader Kendal Isaacs sought to
condemn the Communication
by Finance Minister Arthur
Hanna, the policy enunciated by
Mr. Hanna and the manner in
which it was handled by the
government.
The ,rnsuing :ur. idJ---half
hour debate last night
stimulated some of the most
outspoken comments ever
made on the floor of the House
by government members.
DENIAL
Denying allegations that the
government had acted "in
secret," Mr. Pindling reminded
the House that the Finance
Minister had addressed them in
March on the question of
casino gambling.
And it was at that time, said
the Prime Mi.,ister, that Mr.
Hanga outlined six possible
options open to government
when the existing licences held
by Bahamas Amusements Ltd.
and Paradise Enterprises Ltd.
expired.
The communication put
everyone on notice of the fact
that the licences would be
expiring soon, the Prime
Minister insisted.
After hearing the
communication what steps had
the Opposition taken to let the
House know their position and
their party's position, Mr.
Pindling asked.
FNM representative Norman
Solomon had tried to suggest
that the government had acted
"in secret," the Prime Minister
asserted;
DON'T MISLEAD
"Let no one try to mislead
this House. This resolution was
put because the Opposition
thought they had a strong
political point, but they will
find no support for their
position once they have the
courage to let the country
know what their position is."
If FNM representative
Norman Solomon (St.
George's) wondered who
government would get to run
the casinos he could tell him
"for certain" that it wouldn't
be "Polka" Hunmes, Mr.
Pindling said.
(Humes, now serving a jail
sentence for robbery of the
Cable Beach Chase Manhattan
Bank, was associated with the
FNM in its 1972 election
campaign).
A GOOD THING
"I think it is a good thing
that this matter came out in
the way that it came out," the
Prime Minister maintained.
"The government has good and
sound reasons for dealing with


BEAUTIFUL

VASES' AND

. ASHTRAY


SNAS5AU. PREEPORT


the matter in the way that it
did.
'There are very important
stocks traded daily on the
Stock Exchange. There are also
lobbyists who range far and wide
on behalf of casinos, and the
government "'ad to take every
factor i it deration."
Whik sino operators
had r vledge the
governmL -ached a final
decision v knew
government considering
the matter l, abusee there had
been discussions, Mr. Pindling
said.
He pointed out that both
casino companies had in fact
invited the government to
grant them 20-year extensions.
"It cannot be thought,
therefore, that government
should ask the lice',ces if it
should come to this decision."
Some laay nave been able to
mislead the public, he
continued, "but the country is
entitled to know that this
matter was handled by
government, in its view, in the
best interests of the country."
NO CONSCIENCE
The Prime Minister informed
the House that "I have no
conscience position on casino
gambling at all.
"I said this before taking
office and I have made this
clear many times since then.
Casino gambling is a tourist
amenity and we should want it
to stay an amenity.
"But government would
prefer that decisions taken
relative to it be taken in Nassau
rather than Timbuctoo,
because it affects the lives of


FRANCIS


By Nicki Kelly

REPORTS of
deep-rooted disagreement
within the governing
Progressive Liberal Party
were fueled today by the
still unofficial
confirmation that
Development Minister
Ca rlton Francis has
resigned.
The 54-year-old Mr. Francis,
No. 3 man in the Pindling
Cabinet, submitted his
resignation to the Prime
Minister in the House last night
after a blazing row on the floor
with Deputy Prime Minister
and Government Leader
Arthur Hanna.
This morning Mr. Francis
told The Tribune he had "no
comment at the moment" and
could not say if one would be
forthcoming. Nor was Bahamas
Information Services in a
position to confirm or deny
the resignation.
The Tribune has learned
however that the sealed
envelope the Minister handed
Mr. Pindling before his angry
departure from the chamber
contained his resignation.
At the heart of thy matter -
at least on the face of it -
appears to be a representative's
right to break party ranks on
what he regards as a matter of
conscience.
And for Mr. Francis, Mr.
George MAckey (PLP-St.
Michael's) and Mr. Philip
Bethel (PLP-Governor's
Harbour) the issue of casino
gambling in the Bahamas is a
matter of conscience.
All three made this
abundantly clear last night as
the House debated an
Opposition resolution seeking
to condemn the government
for proposing to assume the
ownership and management of
the casinos when their present
licences expire.
It was equally clear however,
that Mr. Hanna had chosen to
take a flippant approach to the
matter, and in fact to ridicule
the position taken by the three
members of his party.
All three stated that because
they could not support
gambling they would have no
alternative but to abstain when
the resolution was put to the
vote.
Mr. Francis, who spoke


the Bahamian people ." EASTERN
Challenging the Opposition E ASTER
to state its position on casino
gambling, Mr. Pindling said he
believed their position was to THE BAD NEWS for air
have the licences extended in travellers is that Pan American
private hands and to get as is to cut services to the
much tax as they could. Bahamas by 25 per cent as
"'They would feel that no from January 8, and Eastern
one could then criticize them, Airlines will cut back nearly 30
but unfortunately you cannot per cent. This is due to the oil
duck an issue, you must face it crisis.
squarely. We are prepared to But Eastern intends to put
face this House and any section their services back to their
of the country prepared to present level on January 31,
discuss it with us. according to district manager
"I am not saying that this Bill Bierman.
will solve all the economic And in the new Pan
problems because I don't want American schedules travellers
to mislead the House or the will be cut down to one flight
country. We want to proceed out of Nassau every Wednesday
carefully in this, and to do so a and Thursday.
feasibility study will be made. But to offset some of this
After we have had the benefit bad news Pan American intend
of this, a decision will b ade ma to put on 29 extra flights
as to how this matter will be between New York and Nassau
done in the best interests of during the Christmas holiday
the country." season and seven extra flights


'HOTEL DIDN'T RENEW

CASINO LEASE'--P.M.


THE CLOSURE OF THE
Monte Carlo casino had
nothing to do with the
government's policy
statement on the future of
casino gambling, Prime
Minister Lynden Pindling-
emphasized in the House last
night.
He said that ti.e ten-year
lease of the casino premises in
the Lucayan Beach Hotel
expired this month at the
same time as did the
half-million-dollar subsidy
paid the hotel by Bahamas
Amusements Ltd.
Mr. Pindling indicated that
the operators of the Lucayan
Beach chose not to renew the
lease for the additional two
years allowed Bahamas
Amusements by government


to run the two casinos.
The Monte Carlo casino
therefore had no choice but
to close.
A state en t from
Bahamas Amusements
yesterday said the lease for
the Monte Carlo casino
expires on December 31 and
that its operations would be
consolidated into the
facilities at El Casino, the
other casino st Freeport.
The statement added that
staff and equipment from the
Monte Carlo would be
transferred to El Casino.
Mr. Pindling noted that
Bahamas Amusements also
paid a subsidy to the Holiday
Inn and the King's Inn. Both
these agreements had time
still to run.


RESIGNS


NOTE HANDED TO P.M.


AFTER OPEN CLASH


WITH HANNA IN HOUSE

shortly after Mr. Mackey, said situation the principles we are
he was not going to allow trying to give the people....the
anyone to be the guardian of principles we aspire to....those
his conscience. Endorsing his qualities will be gradually
colleague's remarks, he eroded."
informed the House that he Gambling, Mr. Francis said,
too would abstain even though was a cancer eating away at the
the whip might be on. qualities that help to make the
CONSCIENCE people what they are.
"I am making it clear that at; "One good thing about the
far as I am concerned this is a government's policy is that it
conscience matter. This allows two years to consider
resolution raises a fundamental the question, and 1 say that is
question for me." ample time for public
Mr. Francis said he wanted it discussion, and I for one am
understood he was making a anxious to see if public opinion
clear divergence bewteen his is going to be expressed from
principles and political the churches who should be
considerations, concerned not about the
"Leaving conscience aside, I Christian aspect but the social
would like to raise the point question."
that we are a young nation. We Mr. Francis said he would be
have not yet found a national abstaining on the floor because
identity. I feel that the White gambling was a conscience
Paper (on independence) and matter. "I do not agree with
the Speech from the Throne it," he declared.
put before us certain ideals and "I believe there are
qualities that I would like to alternatives, but no one will
see in a young and growing find these alternatives so long
nation," said Mr. Francis. as they can find the easy way
"We are a small nation that out. Apart from the question
can be easily permeated by any of conscience, I don't believe
pernicious influence, gambling is good for a growing
"I am saying that where we nation."
are aspiring to the disciplines Several speakers later Mr.
of hard work and industry we Hanna took the floor. "I am a
are not yet off the ground. little confused as to what is
Therefore, I cannot see that happening today," he said.
this will be an avenue with Mentioning particularly his
all the apendages that go with confusion concerning the
it and the amoral situations remarks of Mr. Edmund Moxey
that it will engender that it (PLP-Coconut Grove), the
will help the nation apart from.Deputy Prime Minister accused
the dollars and cents. Mr. Moxey of transporting slot
ONLY VIRTUE machines from the Pjradise
"The only virtue put forth is Island casino and trying to
the dollar and cent value. If we install them in Nassau.
are sensible we would put this Mr. Hanna said he had to
on one side and the qualities step in and put a stop to the
we aspire to on the other and affair.
then come up with our answer. Then turning his attention
"We are also accused of to specifics, he charged that 90
causing a great deal of per cent or more of the
unemployment. They are applications for raffles came
saying there is a great deal of from the churches. Sometimes,
activity in the numbers racket. he said, they went so far as to
We know there is a growing borrow the roulette wheel
number of young people sitting from the casinos.
on the wall daily who do not "We are trying to discourage
want anything to do, who are that sort of thing because we
willing to live on this type of feel it is going too far," he
'industry.' declared.
"The point I am trying to "I believe we have several
make is that in this particular things mixed up here," Mr.


Hanna insisted, "I don't think
this is a matter of conscience.
What the church : is saying is
'watch out for the effects of
this monster on o0-.r society."
And, he continued: "The
member for St. Mi- chaels (Mr.
Mackey) runs a ra fle for his
church. All the mr mbers who
spoke about their consciences
are great raffle enth- usiasts."
MINISTERSC--LASH
It was at this stage that Mr.
Francis leapt to iis feet to
object. "No sir!" h]e shouted.
"Take that back, I take great
exception, because I take this
as a serious mraatter.
"I never applied foray, my
church never applied for any
and I never bought -any."
Retorted Nr, .t-anna: "No
member has any- exclusive
rights to cornsciencee. I have as
much cornsciencee..." Mr.
Francis leapt up again. "I have
an exclusive right tno mine," he
insisted.
"So have I,"countered Mr.
Hanna. "Speak aLfcout yours
then," snapped Mr. Francis.
But Mr. Hanna- chose to
pursue his earlier refrain that
"no one has anexc-lusive right
to conscience," '-Except his
own," insisted i r. Francis,
now thoroughly angry,
As the two Ministers
shouted back and fourth at each
other. Speaker Arlington
Butler pointed ocut to Mr.
Hanna that Mr. F'rancis had
objected to his remarks. He
therefore asked t -he Deputy
Prime Minister tode-sist.
Mr. Hanna would d not, and
Mr. Francis corrtinued to
object from his seat at the
southern end of the front
bench a place= normally
occupied by Healuth Minister
Loftus Roker.
"I am making my speech
now," Mr. HIanna said curtly.
"And I am making mine too,"
slammed back Mr. Fl"'rancis.
"Do you want to finish?"
replied Mr. Hann a; At this
point the Speawker again
stepped in to war-n that the
exchange had now degenerated
into an argurrent,
Resuming his seat, Mr.
Francis pointedly told the
Deputy Prime Miniister that "I
hope the Leader ( Mr. Hanna)
will match up to his
responsibility as Leader of the
House."
Mr. Hanna ig nored the
comment and again started the
same tune that "no one has an
exclusive right to consciencee"
There were sorr-e, he said.
Pane 9 Col. 6


& PANAM CUTBACK FLIG-UITS


BY 25 PERCENT


between Miami and Nassau.
25 p.c. CUT-BACK
A local spokesman for
Pan Am said that the airline was
cutting back its worldwide
services by 25 per cent
because of the international
fuel crisis which has severely
reduced PanAm's allotment of
aviation fuel."
In PanAm's new schedule.
effective Jan. 8, they will only
be flying 21 flights per week to
the Bahamas a cut-back of
seven from 20 flights per week.
They will offer eight flights a
week between Nassau and
Miami, but with no flights on
Wednesday and Thursdays;


and five flights a week between
Nassau and New York, with no
flights on Wednesday and
Thursday.
PanAm in their worldwide
cut-back have suspended
service to 12 cities and reduced
flight frequencies to others.
The cities being cut from the
PanAm flight schedule are:
Baltimore and New Orleans in
USA; Belgrade, Yugoslavia;
Bucharest, Rumania; Glasgow,
Scotland; Oslo, Norway; Santa
Maria, Azores; Shannon,
Ireland; Stockholm, Sweden;
Belem, Brazil; Paramaribo,
Surinam and San Pedro Sula,
Honduras.


With the cutback PanAm
plan to save 303mi-illion gallons
of fuel.
The PanA ln spo kesman said
that it was still t r-o early to
determine the imp. act that the
flight reductions would have
on Nassau sta ffing levels.
However, he said that the
maximum numbeT r of staff
possible will beretarined.
EASTERN CFU-TBACK
Eastern is cutti- ng back to
five flights a day f rom seven a
day from January T'7,but its big
L1011 carrying 25-4 passengers
is still due to start daily
scheduled service fr-om Sunday,
December 1 6.
The two DC9 Wflights being
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MURDER: STILL NO LEADS


By Sydney Dorsett
A SHROUD of mystery
continues to cover the brutal
murder of 50-year-old visiting
Ohio attorney Paul V. Howell
discovered stabbed and slashed
to death in a 15th floor suite
of Paradise Island's Holiday
Inn Hotel December 6.
And police today are still
appealing to members of the
public for assistance in solving
the murder which stunned the
tourist and local community
last week.
Police have made available
six lines for members of the
public to assist them by
telephoning information.
Information can be given by
calling telephone numbers
2-4444 or 2-3335 or 2-2561-2,
2-3049, 2-2311.
The murder went on record
as the first ever committed in a
Bahamas hotel.


A Criminal Investigation
Department spokesman today
said that the hunt for Howell's
slayer continues although there
was some response to earlier
pleas to the public for help.
Information has been
coming in, but the officer
described what has been
gathered as of small
importance to the case.
All information given police
on the murder is being kept in
strict confidence, he said.
REWARD
Police are offering a reward
of $7.500 for information
leading to the apprehension of
Howell's killer.
The spokesman said that
police are anxious to talk with
anyone who might have seen a
person with blood on his
clothing in the area of the
hotel on Paradise Island last


Wednesday night.
He said that Hlowell's
attacker must have- been soiled
by blood during the murder.
The time invited i would not
have allowed him opportunity
to change, he said.
Howell's body, stabbed
several t -imes in -e chest and
slashed on thehar-adand neck,
was discovered around 1 1 p.m.
Wednesday by his wife,
Martha, and several Ien ds.
The couple were misting the
Bahamas as pirt col j group of
400 conventioninB Ohio State
Bar Association lawyers at the
time.
The discovery was made
after his if-Te became
concerned overHo.-well's failure
to return from their suite with
some bottles f r beer he had
gone to collect


ARTHUR HANNA
argues with Francis


-MP wins

'absolute

discharge'

CADWELL ARMBRISTER,
M.P. for Killarney, who was
arraigned in the lower court on
two counts of assault on
October 25 drew on a stroke of
luck Tuesday when Magistrate
George Hannays, hearing the
case against him, gave the
Parliamentarian an "absolute
discharge."
Armbrister pleaded not
guilty to the charges arising
from an incident on October 5
involving his 19-year-old son,
Dave, whom he attempted to
pull away from police officers
during an arrest.
The incident, which took
place on Robinson Road, also
saw the youth being charged,
convicted and ordered to pay
compensation for damages
caused to a police vehicle.
The initial arrest arose from
use of obscene language on the
part of the youth.
Charges against the P.L.P.
party-whip and Parliamentary
back-bencher accused him of
assaulting p.c. Haywood Moss
and two C.I.D. detectives,
Joseph Saunders and Rose
during the scuffle.


ARGENTINA

CANCELS

VESCO PERMIT
BUENOS AIRES (AP) -
The Vesco case in Argentina
seemed to be over Thursday,
after the government of
President Juan D. Peron
announced Wednesday night it
had cancelled a controversial
residence permit granted to
U.S. financier Robert L. Vesco.
As a result of an
investigation started by the
government, interior minister
Benito Llambi disclosed that
the chief of the national
migrations Bureau, Justo E.
Gnavi, had been removed from
his post.
A communique issued by
Llambi acknowledged that
Vesco, 38, had twice received
residence permits here this
year, once during the military
regime of President Alejandro
Lanusse, a few days before it
turned over the administration
to the Peronist government on
May 25.
Llambi said that the foreign
ministry objected last June to
the residence permit granted to
Vesco and the migrations
bureau cancelled it. But a
second permit was
mysteriously granted again to
Vesco last September, when
the U.S. financier made one of
his secret trips to Argentina in
quest of a sanctuary.
Vesco, who lives in the
Bahamas and Costa Rica, has
so far successfully resisted an
extradition attempt by the
U.S. government on a criminal
charge of defrauding a New
Jersey company, he is also
wanted for grand jury
questioning in connection with
a $200,000 campaign
contribution to the re-election
fund of President Nixon.
PERON'S MOVE
During his last visit here,
Vesco secured a ruling from
federal judge Luis Maria
Rodriguez who retired last
month stating that he would
not be liable to extradition
from Argentina, because the
charges against him were
"political".
The foreign ministry last
month issued instructions to
Argentine consulates
throughout the world, advising
them that no viss should be
granted to Vesco for entering
this country.
It was.learned that President
Peron himself had taken the
matter in his hands


BUDGET


DEFICIT


IS OVER


$15 MILLION

By Mike Lothian
GOVERNMENT has boasted
that it expects to take in more
money than it spends both til
year and next, but no mention
has been made of the fact that.
because of deficits in the throw
previous years the country w1f
end 1974 more than $15:
million in the red.
The draft estimates of.
revenue and expenditure for
1974 reveal that Government
expects to face a carry-ove,
deficit of $15,193,013 by the
end of 1974, but in hiW
nationally broadcast Budet
Communication yesterday
Deputy Prime Minister and
Minister of Finance Arthur D.
Hanna referred only to the
anticipated surpluses for the
fiscal years 1973 and 1974.
Mr. Hanna said yesterday
that revenue during this year is
now expected to reach.$114
million although he warned
that figures for the final
months are "difficult to
predict" and that "the revised
figures should be accepted with
some reserve."
He said $103,610,000 is
expected to be the final figure
for Government spending on
recurrent expenditures, and
that an additional $9 million is
expected to have been
transferred from the recurrent
account to help finance the
1973 capital development
programme, leaving a surplus
for the year of $1.39 million.
The Minister told the atime
that revenue for 1974 was.
expected to hit $123,536,300Q
Recurrent expenditures, he
said are expected to claim
$115,966,359, and $6.4
million would be transferred to
capital Development, leaving a
surplus on the 1974 account of
$169,941.
The points he neglected to
inform the people about were:
Government spending in
1970, as a result of a huge drop
in revenue, over-ran incomeby
well over $800,000.
In 1971, when revenue
was expected by Government
to total over $107 million, it in
fact came to less than $90
million, with the result that
despite spending cut-backs the
year's account ended with a
$14.6 million deficit.
In 1972 Government again
overestimated the revenue, this
time by slightly more than $7
million. Curtailment of
Government spending,
however, kept the year's deficit
to slightly over $1.32 million.
The end result of these
deficits in three consecutive
years was that the country
began 1973 with a debt on the
recurrent account amounting
to $16.752,954.
Thanks to the fact that
income in 1973 is now
expected to exceed spending
by $1.39 million, the
Government is beginning fiscal
1974 with a deficit of
approximately $15,363,000
assuming revenue this year
comes up to Government's
revised estimate.
Government is predicting
that fiscal 1974 will see income
exceeding expenditure by
almost $170,000, so that the
carry-over deficit will be
brought down another short
notch, to $15,193,013.
However, the position may
.in the end be worse, unless
Government again spends
considerably less than it plan
to. Mr. Hanna's Budget


Communication ruled out any
new taxes as a means of
softening any unanticipated
fall in the estimated revenue
during 1974.
Following the closure of the
Monte Carlo casino in Freepor
this week, Governuent'"
estimate that casino taxation
would yield $9 million next
year is bound to be off by at
least a couple of nadle.


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Henry Kissinger and North
Vietnamese special adviser Le
Ducn Tho will meet in Paris on
Dec. 20 "to discuss matters
of mutual interest in the
present situation," the White
House announced today.
White House spokesmen
would not give the reason for
the first meeting between the
two men in six months, but it
seemed clear they would
discuss the continued fighting
in Vietnam.

THE LAOTIAN
go-ernment announced that
on Jan. I it is ending the
34-month-old state of
emergency and the 01:00
a.m. curfew in the cities it
controls.

SIX FOREIGN ministers
from Arab oil-producing states
will see Danish Foreign
Minister K. B. Andersen
tomorrow just before the
opening of a Common Market
Summit meeting, Danish
Foreign Ministry officials
announced.

ITALIAN papers hailed the
Venezuelan elections as
evidence of political
maturity. The Roman
Catholic daily 'Avvenire' said
the Social Christian Copei
party was "dominated by
u n d e r s t a n d a bl r
embarrassment" in losing i
Action Democratica despite
an increase in votes.

SPECIAL Watergate
prosecutor Leon Jaworski
disclosed yesterday that the
White House had turned over
voluntarily nine presidential
-tp rs and that he is seeking
i' mure.

SIR AN will increase its oil
shipments to Brazil if other oil
suppliers tail to fulfill their
commnitnents to the country.
the Iranian Ambassador told
Rio newspaper today.

SKYLAB 3's astronauts
Reported Comet Kohoutek is
growing brighter and that
Nw ith tih naked eye they
Scou!d s .e a tail more than five
million miles long.

Z PRESII)' NT Kaunda of
Zambia emotionally
Questioned the wisdom of
. economic, financial and
political support to minority
regimes in southern Africa by
, Western powers. tie deviated
from his prepared speech to
parliament to speak against
continued western support
for minority regimes in
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State Henry Kissinger doubts
there can be meaningful
negotiations between Israel and
Syria until they agree to
exchange prisoners of war, a U.
S. source said today.
But the informant said
Kissinger expects the Middle
last peace conference in
Geneva to begin as scheduled
Dec. 18 after invitations are
issued in the name of U.N.
Se cr etary-General Kurt
Waldheim.
While Egypt has swapped
prisoners with Israel, Syria has
refused to do so until Israeli
troops pull back to positions
held Oct. 22, the date of the
first U. N. ceasefire in the
October war.
Kissinger flew here for a
lightning visit and talks with
Algerian president Houari
Boumcdienne.



Jamaicans-

cheer

'beautiful'


Anne

KINGSTON Princess
Anne and Captain Phillips
attended a banquet tonight at
King's House, the official
residence of Governor General
Florizel Glasspole.
Also present were Prime
Minister Michael Manley. Mrs.
Manley, Mrs. Edna Manley.
mother of the Prime Minister,
representatives of the
government and diplomatic
corps and Hugh Shearer the
Opposition leader.
Princess Anne arrived at
Norman Manley airport in a
golden yellow silk dress with
pleated shirt and bishops
sleeves, and a dress spotted and
striped with black.
iHer hat was a golden yellow
straw sombrero trimmed with
black ribbon. White low-heeled
shoes, and white gloves,
completed her garb.
The Princess arrived with
her long blonde hair tucked up
under her hat, but for
luncheon she took off her hat
and wore her hair loosely
about her shoulders.
I he hot Jamaica sun shone
front brilliant blue sky as the
Princess and her husband,
wearing a pale grey suit with
unconventional blue shirt and
matching tie. stepped from the
plane
Cheering crowds lined the
route to Kings llouse, the
women shouting, "she's
beautiful." as the royal car
went by.
The Princess wore the same
outfit throughout her busy day
yesterday (AP)


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LONDON The U.S. Embassy in London faced a large
problem finding pajamas to fit Secretary of State Henry
Kissinger after department stores had closed.
Devoted staffers, snapping as all assistants do to the
needs of the top man, tried several stores but Wednesday is
not a late night for shopping in London.
Finally, there came a solution: A State Department
employee of similar dimensions donated an unused "Pierre
Cardin." And another chipped in with pajamas of
unspecified origin. (AP)


The Secretary is on his way
to Middle East capitals for an
eleventh-hour series ot
consultations in advance of the
peace conference.
lie also is renewing his
efforts for an end to the Arab
oil war.
Kissinger was met at the
A Igiers airport by


Boumedienne and Foreign
Minister Abhdel Aziz
Bouteflika.
Kissinger opened his second
Mideast tour in five weeks after
a speech in London proposing
that Western Europe, Japan
and Canada join America in a
crash programme to develop
new energy sources and ways


to conserve what they have.
But on the way to Algiers
from London a senior U. S.
official said Kissinger thought
it might take five years before
the joint energy effort he
proposed could produce real
dividends.
In his London speech, in
remarks obviously intended to
remind Saudi Arabia and other
Arab oil nations of the
potentialities of western
technology, Kissinger likened
their current oil advantage to
the challenge presented by the
Soviet Union's first successful
space flight in 1957.
"The outcome can be the
same," Kissinger told the
Pilgrim Society. "Only this
time the giant step for
mankind will be one that
America and its closest
partners take together for the
benefit of all mankind." (AP)


Dempsey in a corner

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Court fight over restaurant lease


NEW YORK Jack
Dempsey says some quick
moves by landlords caught
him off-guard. Now he has to
fight in court to protect
lease on his restaurant, a
Times Square landmark for
37 years.
Dempsey said he and his
partner thought they still had
10 years remaining on a lease
with the Brill Brothers 1619


Realty Co., for which they
would pay Brill $65,000
annually.
However, the 78-year-old
exheavyweight champion said
he was unaware that Brill sold
the building where the
restaurant is located to the
Inch. Corp., then leased it
back.
The Inch. firm, the new
landlords, filed.suit to break


the present lease and
substitute a monthly one.
"Now they're trying to
take away my restaurant,
they're taking my life," said
Dempsey.
The restaurant, located in
the heart of the are once
called Tin Pan Alley. is still a
favourite among songwriters.
Pictured: Dempsey and his
wife Deanna outside the
restaurant.


Metesky the 'mad bomber'


NEW YORK George
Metesky, the feared "mad
bomber" of the 1940's and
1950's, walked out of State
Supreme Court in Manhattan
yesterday, a free man except
for an apparently routine
discharge as a patient from
(reedmoor State Hospital in
Queens.
A staff psychiatrist from
that Hospital. l)r. Paul Drgon.
who accompanied Metesky to a


AG


brief court proceeding, told
newsmen he anticipated
Metesky could be discharged as
early as today.
Metesky, 70, a thin
grandfatherly looking man who
walks with a sligh stoop, said
of his realse after 17 years of
confinement:
"It won't be long ... I won't
go beyond that."
Justice Joseph Martinis
dismissed a 47-count


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indictment against Metesky
that charged him with
attempted murder concerning
several bombings in Manhattan,
including one at Radio City
Music Hall and another in
Grand Central terminal.
In so doing, the judge said
he was following a law which
states that no one may be
incarcerated in a mental
institution for criminals any
longer than the maximum time
he would have served in prison
upon conviction on the highest
charge against him.
A similar indictment for
bombing in Brooklyn was
dropped there Oct. 1 by
Justice Hyman Barshay.
In dropping the indictment,
Martinis said: "Mr. Metesky,
16 years ago you caused a great
deal of turmoil in this city. I
remember distinctly a lot of
sleepless nights because of
these incidents."
The judge added: "I expect
there will be no repetition"
Metesky agreed.
Later, Metesky told
reporters, when they reminded
him of the remark, "I think the
judge is right."
Metesky's plans, if
released from the hospital, call
for him to write a book "with
the whole story" and to live
with a 75-year-old sister in
Waterbury, Conn. He said he
also hopes to "make a trip
across the United States" to see
how much the country has
changed.
Metesky planted 32 bombs
in public places from 1940
until his capupture in 1957 to
publicise what he felt was
shabby treatment toward him
by the Consolidated Edison
Co. after he was injured in an
explosion at the Astoria power
plant.
He was injured in a boiler
backfire and gas gushed at him,
filling his lungs. He said he
contracted tuberculosis. No
longer able to work, the utility
denied him compensation.


Thul


Now it's a


rsday, December 13, 1973


'battle for


sheer survival' in Britain


Kissinger: Prisoners a




bar to meaningful talks


in the pits will go on.
Action by the miners coupled with oil
shortages and a similar slowdown by workers
in the electric power industry have faced
Britain with one of the worst energy crises in
its history.
Go-slow action by train drivers has
converted the crisis into what one London
newspaper called "a battle for sheer survival."
The government announced a huge foreign
trade deficit in November of nearly S650
million and said the record deficit in October
of nearly $720 million was really $141 million
worse because of a strike of computer workers
at London airport. (AP)


Gas cut will hit average



motorist the hardest...


WASHINGTON (AP) The
Nixon Administration said
Wednesday it planned to cut
gasoline production only five
per cent below 1972 levels, and
not 25 per cent as its Federal
Energy Office stated earlier in
the day.
Officially released copies of
the administration's proposed
new fuel allocation regulations
specified a 25 per cent cutback
in gasoline production on three
separate pages, but an official
spokesman said Wednesday
night that this was an error.
The Federal Energy Office
did not volunteer word of the
error, but a spokesman
admitted the mistake when a
newsman called to inquire
about reports that the
number was wrong.
The error stood unchal-


lenged for 10 hours in
which it was given widespread
published and broadcast usage.
The correction for Associated
Press came from Jonathan
Brown, official spokesman for
the Federal Energy Office, who
said that the error was
confirmed by Robert
Hemphill, head of the energy
policy task force on fuel
allocations.
A spokesman said that the
correct version of the proposal
would call for a limitation on
gasoline production to no more
than 95 per cent of the 1972
level: that would be a five per
cent cutback from 1972, and
about 15 per cent short of
previously predicted gasoline
demand in the first quarter of
next year.
With priority


bulk-purchasers getting their
gasoline first, the cut-back
could result in somewhat
greater shortages at the service
station pump.
At the same time, the
proposed new regulations
would impose at least partial
rationing on petroleum fuels,
although all-out gasoline
rationing continued to be held
back as a last-resort decision.
The bad news came in
energy chief William I-.
Simon's 134-page petroleum
allocation regulation to control
distribution of crude oil and
petroleum products right down
to the home heater and the
service station.
Simon already has legal
authority to impose these
regulations and unless he
changes his mind, they will
take effect on Dec. 27.


...AND TRUCK DRIVERS PROTEST


TRUCK drivers using citizens band radios
and word of mouth passed the word: Head for
home at midnight and stay off the roads for
two days.
The proposed stoppage picked up scattered
support as the day wore on. Most of the
shutdown calls came from independent
driver-owners who say they are hardest hit by
higher fuel prices, dwindling supplies and
lower speed limits.
It was difficult to tell just how many drivers
were involved.
The Teamsters Union said there are 21
million trucks registered and added that the
union represents about 170,000 truckers who
work for common carriers, about 50,000
independents and an unknown number of
truckers who work for private carriers.
Teamsters president Frank Fitzsimmons has
expressed doubts that the halt would
materialize.
"Fitzsimmons is trying to wait and see
which way the ball bounces," said William
Hall, a spokesman for the independent
truckers league, who scoffed the union leader's
doubts.
Hall said that the league's 200 members in


the Cleveland, Ohio, area were "not booking
anything for Thursday or Friday" in
anticipation of the stoppage.
In Jersey City, N.J., a spokeswomen for
Joe's Truck Stop. which also is a trucking firm,
Associated Trucking, said she normally has 14
trucks either owner-operated or leased at
her disposal.
Wednesday, she said, she was short four
trucks and had four loads sitting idle because
she didn't know where the extra truok-s were.
Mike Parkhurst, editor of Overdrive, a Los
Angeles-based industry magazine which says it
is acting as a clearing house for truckers'
protests, said the drivers did not plan to block
roads, but would simply park their rigs at
home, on lots and at truck stops.
Major freight lines generally said they'd
keep operating. "Our drivers will be working,"
said Fred Biage, president of Alltrans Express
California. (AP)

Races hold-up
SIX GUNMEN held up an
unlicensed bookmaker in the
bleachers of a race track in San
Juan and opened fire on a
truck security guard amid scores
of frightened spectators, police
said.


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LONDON Prime Minister Edward Heath
today was to unveil an austerity programme of
sharp tax increases, a tighter credit squeeze
and possibly even a pay freeze to meet
Britain's acute energy shortage and huge
foreign trade deficit, government officials said.
The informants said Heath would lay his
grim Christmas package before the House of
Commons and later explain the country's
straits to the people in a nationwide television
and radio broadcast.
But even before he went before parliament
with his programme the union leaders rejected
the government's plea for a secret ballot of
coal miners and said the month-old slowdown


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NuLLus Amerus JvRA=u IN VxaA MACsm'
Being Bound To Swear To The Dogmas Of No Master
LEON E. H. DUPUCH, Pubither/Editor 1903 1914
SIR ETIENNE DUPUCH, O.B.E., K.C.S.G., D.Litt., LL.D.
Publisher/Editor 1917.1972
Contrlbuttng Editor 1972 -
EILEEN DUPUCH CARRON,M.Sc., B.A., LL.B.,
Publiser/Editor 1972.


By ETIENNE DUPUCH
I WAS interested in reading the experiences of the Hon. Arthur
Foulkes on a Flamingo Airlines flight that failed to deliver him at
his destination.
The report of this mis-adventure appeared in an interview given
Nicki Kelly, Tribune staff writer, by Mr. Foulkes and published
in The Tribune on Saturday, November 10th.
In this report Mr. Foulkes revealed that he booked a flight to
Inagua on Flamingo Airlines.'
The flight was scheduled to take off for Inagua and Haiti at
3:15 p.m. but it was reportedly delayed by late deliveries by the
catering service and so it didn't leave the ground until 4 p.m.
By the time the plane reached the Inagua area dark had begun
to settle over the land. At 5:50 p.m. the captain of the flight
announced that he would not land at Inagua because it was too
dark and there were no ground lights to guide him in.
And so they continued on to Haiti where the captain said he
would leave the seven Inagua passengers who could make the
short hop back to Inagua on the following day. In that event ...
who would have paid the bill?
Haiti is so near to Inagua that the mountains of Haiti are visible
from Inagua on a clear day.
No provision was made for the comfort of the Inagua
passengers ... and no food or refreshments were provided during
their stay at Haiti.
It is not known what ... if any ... effort was made to arrange
for them to stay overnight at the island but after a long wait they
were simply told by the captain that, since they did not have a
visa, they could not remain on the island. And so they were
obliged to return to Nassau with the flight the same evening.
After a total of seven hours in the air ... on this round trip
flight ... the plane landed safely back in Nassau. And Mr. Foulkes
was grateful that, at least, it was no worse.
He was offered a place on a Flamingo light going to Inagua the
next day. But he said "no thanks". Apparently he felt that
enough was enough ... maybe even too much.
From time to time we have had reports at The Tribune of
experiences of passengers flying by this line. A few years ago an
SEnglish teacher wrote a letter to this newspaper reporting her
jarring experiences on a flight through the islands that lasted
much longer than that of Mr. Foulkes' and seemed to be more
hazardous.
I have never commented on any of these cases because the
people concerned were not prepared to expose their names in
public print.
I can now tell you that, soon after the Swires Group folded up
the Bahamas Airways and withdrew from the Bahamas ... and
Flamingo was established in their place ... my wife and I made a
flight to George Town, Exuma in one of the Flamingo planes.
We thanked God when we later arrived safely back in Nassau
and swore that, unless there was a great emergency, we would not
make this flight again.
The result of this situation is that, although we have a beautiful
six-acre beach at George Town, it is of no use to us unless we can
make the flight by Mackey Airlines out of Miami. Now, of course,
with fuel rationing in the U.S., there is no assurance that even
Mackey will be flying on a regular schedule when the time comes
around for me to go to Exuma again.
I think of my Exuma beach every time I find myself swimming
at a beach at Grand Cayman.
It is a fact that many people do not visit the Out Islands today
because they do not feel that the air services are up to the
standard they would wish when they leave the ground to fly at
great altitudes.

Whenever this kind of situation arises I cannot resist the
temptation to recall the first class service provided the Bahamas
by the Swires group ... one of the most reputable airline
companies in Britain ... with the Bahamas Airways.
The reason for the sudden departure of this group from the
Bahamas was lack of cooperation ... and pressures brought on
them by the P.L.P. government. It was clearly seen at the time
that the reason for the government's attitude was a desire to open
a place in aviation for Bahamians and Flamingo was one of the
results of their juvenile behaviour.
*********
In discussing this regrettable event in an article in The Tribune
on the same date as the report of his Inagua flight appeared, Mr.
Foulkes wrote: "The betrayal and consequent collapse of
Bahamas Airways was glossed over by P.L.P. smooth talk. 'They
were never a part of us,' they said. This serious blow to the
economy of the country and to its reputation was stage managed
at the P.L.P. Convention to look like a necessary step towards
Bahamian nationalism and the convention was told that we would
soon have the greatest airline in the world!"
That airline turned out to be Flamingo. Now the government
Shas turned away from Flamingo and they have Bahamasair.
Bahamasair? We will skip that one!

It will be recalled that the government was offered a
partnership in the Bahamas Airways by the Swires group. This
would have been a good thing for the government and the
Bahamian people but because "they were not one of us" this
'great opportunity was rejected!
.' There is only one thing that seems certain about Bahamasair. It
is that this operation seems bound to lose a great deal of money
Sfor the government which the Treasury is in no position to bear
today.
You know something ... it is really tragic about the Bahamas.
All along the line ... in almost every department of life in the
Bahamas ... standards have been torn down by the greed and
blind prejudices of the government. As a result thousands of
people are unemployed today ... the future appears to be dark
and uncertain.
Many Bahamians still seem to be unconcerned. They are so
blinded by their emotions that they refuse to accept the fact that
their confidence has been betrayed.
But why worry?


If they are happy with the present conditions in the Bahamas I
have no reason for complaint.

FOOTNOTE TO HISTORY: Looking out on the Nassau scene
today I am persuaded to believe that the historian who writes the
story of the Bahamas during this period may open the record,
with the quotation: "Those whom the gods would destroy they
first make mad."
The crime report in The Trbune on Tuesday was disturbing.
Foreign newspapers are now comparing the Bahamas with the
frightening conditions that exist in Jamaica.
It is an inescapable fact of history that crime breeds in a
country ruled by cliques who are unjust ... and which harbours
characters that no reputable country in the world would
accommodate.


(thw rthbunt


Estimate of revenue given


as $122.5 million


"The total estimate of
revenue is just over $122.5
million. This takes account of
the recent changes in the Real
Property Tax. It also includes
an estimated $1 million for
proceeds of the business
licence tax to which I referred
In my last Budget
Communica tion,"Finance
Minister Arthur Hanna told the
House yesterday in announcing
the 1974 Budget.
Mr. Hanna said he hoped to
bring the business licence tax
bill before the House early in
the new year and said he was
presently studying a
memorandum on this subject
from the Bahamas Chamber of
Commerce.
"1 am glad to be able to
inform this House," said Mr.
Hanna, "that apart from the
changes in the Real Property
Tax to which I have referred,
the Budget for 1974 does not
include any new taxation
proposals."
The following is the full text
of Mr. Hanna's communication
on the 1974 Budget.

BUDGET COMMUNICATION
1974
WHEN presenting to you,
earlier this year, my
communication for the 1973
Budget, I remarked that it was
the last that a Minister of
Finance of the Bahamas would
deliver as a Colonial Bahamian
Minister in a Colonial
Parliament. Now it is my duty
and pleasure to present to you,
for the first time as Minister of
Finance of an Independent
Bahamas, the Budget for the
year 1974.

We were severely criticised
at the 1973 Budget:
Communication for the
lateness of that Communi-
cation. The early presentation
of the 1974 Budget may
therefore draw some form of
congratulatory remarks.
I am sure that every one of
us who had the good fortune
of celebrating Independence
Day on the 10th day of July
last and witnessing the birth of
this proud new nation, also felt
new pride in our own national
identity and the winning of the
right to work for ourselves and
chart the course for our own
future.
We, Government and
Opposition alike, have been
talking for a long time about


BUSINESS TAX

TO RAISE

MILLIONN

the type of country we want to
build, the people we want to
serve and the principles we
hope will guide this new
nation. The opportunity for
doing all these things is in our
own hands and together we
must try to build our own
cities and our own fields that
will serve the needs of those
who presently inherit this land
and lay a solid foundation for
those who may come after us.
We also realize that on
the 10th day of July last we
did not achieve all we wanted to
do. The traditional enemies of
man: poverty, ignorance and
disease have not been
overcome and the lack of
discipline and absence of total
loyalty to our country still
stalk the land. But we will try.
And with the concerted efforts
and the patience of all our
people we can make the
Bahamas a shining example to
all the world.
It is in this spirit that I
present the challenge for 1974.
ECONOMIC REVIEW
In reviewing the economic
situation of 1973 to-date we
do so against a world
background of considerable
unease, and increasing
uncertainty in several areas.
The first half of the year was
marked by severe inflationary
pressures caused principally by
increases in import prices -
increases which were in turn
brought on by increases in
world commodity prices.
Commodity prices have been
rising either as a result of
natural disaster and crop
deficiencies, such as wheat,
cocoa and cotton, or by the
inability of certain commodity
supplies to keep pace with
expanding demand such as was
the case with beef, wool,
copper and tin.
Several countries, including
the United Kingdom and the
United States were
preoccupied with prices and
incomes policies, and a great
deal of labour unrest,
particularly in Britain.
In the meantime the
international currency crisis
was still overshadowing the
world situation. The U.S.
dollar floundered, was


EXPENDITURE HEADS

THE BUDGET, tabled in the House yesterday by Finance
Minister Arthur D. Hanna, called for expenditure during 1974 of
a total of slightly under $116 million, compared with the 1973
estimate of just over $104 million.
Mr. Hanna pointed out to House members that under the new
Constitution no additional Parliamentary approval is required for
statutory expenditures such as service of the public debt and
pensions. Therefore, he said, the legislature would be asked to
approve the expenditure next year of $103,267,987.
In the table reproduced below, however, The Tribune has
included the 1974 spending on debt service and pensions for
comparison purposes, as the items were part of the 1973 total.
The summary of expenditure follows.


HEAD OF EXPENDIT

1. Governor General a
2. The Senate
3. House of Assembly
4. Audit Department
5. Court of Appeal
6. Judicial Department
7. Magistrates Court
8. Legal Department
9. The Service Commis
10. Police Department
12. Office of the Prime
13. Ministry of Extern
14. Department of Sta
16. Department of Pub
17. Gaming Board
18. Department of Loc
20. Contributions & Ch
21. Ministry of Financ
22. Treasury Departme
23; Customs Departme
24. Registrar General's
28. Miscellaneous
29. Ministry of Home
30. Immigration Depar
31. Prison Department
32. Parliamentary Regi
33. Ministry of Develo
34. Lands and Surveys
35. Forest Conservatio
36. Department of Ho
37. Department of Phy
38 Ministry of Educati
41. Ministry of Health
42. Ministry of Labour
and National In:.
43. Social Welfare Doe
44. Boys' Industrial Sc
45. Girls' Industrial Sc
47. Labour Departmei
48. Ministrey of Agric
49. Ministry ot Works
50. Ministry of Transp
51. Post Office Depart
52. Aviation
53. Port and Marine D
54. Road Traffic Depi
55. Ministry of Touris
56. Meterorological De
57. Water Department
58. Printing Departme
Service of Putbl Debt
Pensions end Gratultli


UREE AMOUNT
1974


1973


nd Staff $ 226,310 201,520
103,200 103,060
430.320 400.460
324.660 298,720
51,810 49,860
t Supreme Court 320,690 268,310
214,440 191,250
382,160 277,640
visions 145,550 139,390
8,756,014 8,216,290
SMinister 723,195 620,010
al Affairs 1,599,350 1,100,780
tistics 405,024 296,090
blic Personnel 317,823 299,510
312,080 214,690
:al Government 2,968,079 2,743,520
charitable Grants 21,109 151,650
e 1,092,522 1,084,800
ent 681,000 561,800
nt 3,002,999 2,581,710
Department 235,823 209,530
2,698,500 3,023,500
Affairs 231,618 211,750
tment 1,604,923 1,408,380
1,613.896 1.389.470
istration 213,905 119,970
pment 401,828 325,550
Department 551,736 435,210
n 38,181 32,060
using 160,120 154,810
esical Planning 411,910 350,840
on and Culture 26,083,335 23,905,580
15.675.480 14.185,190
169,060 153,400

oartment 1,474,407 1,408,79'
:hool 238,438 200,620
hool 104,341 89,860
nt 283,628 247,010
culture and Fisheries 939,690 738,400
4,857,277 5,091,330
ort 1,474,872 1,372,240
ment 1,987,851 1,921,010
1,71,8,780 1,575,210
department 1,835,633 1,426,770
artment 530.330 499,470
m 8,580,629 7,844,160
apartment 477,282 331,310
6,165,539 3,804,350
nt 430,40 79,660
10,512,362 9,848,610
s 2,186,010 2,080,580
TOTALS $115,968,359 104,265,380


in Budget


devalued, and floundered
again! Sterling continued to
float. And once again
monetary reform eluded the
policy makers.
As we approach the end of
the second half of the year
another major crisis has
gripped most of the world. The
fuel crisis through a
co mbination of forced
rationing and price increases 4
will undoubtedly touch the
lives of almost everyone. It has
already resulted in
unemployment in the U.S. and
significantly increased prices
around the world. Since fuel
energy is such an essential
ingredient in the industrial
world, the ultimate effect is
yet to be determined.
It is therefore against this
unhappy background that we
review our own economic
situation.
GENERAL ASSESSMENT
The general situation was
one of continuing price
increases, despite efforts to
hold the line in certain areas,
mainly as a result of imported
inflation. Consumer demand
seems fairly stable although the
major sectors, tourism and
construction have not
exhibited the growth hoped
for.
Through the first three
quarters preliminary figures for
tourist arrivals show an TIGER BALM is specially prepared from an exclusive
increase over the corresponding formula. It gently and effectively soothes away muscular
period of about one half of one aches and pains and gives relief from rheumatism, insect
per cent. Estimates of per bites, itching, lumbago, headache, toothache, etc.
capital tourist expenditure are
not yet available, but based on Available in the Bahamas at Leading Pharmacies,
last years estimates, receipts Supermarkets and brug Stores
Page 5, Col. I


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Thursday, December 13, 1973


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CHRISTMAS PARTY
TRINITY Boy Scout Troop
No. 8 will hold a Christmas
party Friday evening for 102
underprivileged children.
The party, beginning at 6.30
p.m.. will be held at Trinity
Church Hall. The children will
be treated to ice-cream and
cake and will also each receive
a gift.
Those donating to the party
are The Dollar Shop, Island
Merchants and Borden's.


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Luxury in the


new Mercury


The Mercury Montego
MX is a beautiful choice if
you admire a smooth, quiet
and luxurious ride, but also
enjoy the ease of handling
and manoeuvreing that a
more personal-size car can
give you.
The 1974 Mercury
Montego MX-now at ABC
Motors Centreville, puts it
all together nicely.
The trim Montego,
available in door and
4-door models, is smaller
than most full-size cars, yet
boasts, the same type
suspension system as
Mercury's most expensive
luxury car.
Standard features include
a 302-2V V-8 engine:
3 -speed manual
transmission; front disc
brakes; G78 x 14 BSW tires:
impact resistant
bumpers: dual headlamps;
deluxe sound insulation:

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concealed windshield
wipers; locking steering
column; inside hood release:
color-keyed deep loop
carpeting and Ford Motor
Company Lifeguard Design
Safety Features, such as
backup and side marker
lights.
Beautifully restyled for
'74. this most elegant
Mercury was built to be
more than beautiful. Built
to give the owner a smooth,
steady, quiet ride with a
feeling of solid security. In
blindfold ride comparison
tests last year, a majority of
owners of competitors' cars
rated the ride of a 1973
Montego MX better than
their car's.
The Montego MX
Brougham shown in the
photo, is the 4-door Pillared
Hardtop which features
flight bench interior. A wide
variety of interior
appointments are available,
as well as a great selection
of colours.
Test drive the complete
line of 1974 Mercury cars -
now at ABC Motors.


SPIRIT OF 76 FLIES


ON WITHOUT NIXON


WA.' ll\ IW, While
President Nixon considers
travel by train to set an
energy saving example, his hig
jet and full crew spend at least
three hours weekly flying
around without him.
Air Force Col. Ralph 1
Alherta/zie. pilot of Air Force
One, said in an interview that
weekly flying is essential to
maintain crew proficiency and
to detect any minor probleimss
with the plane.
Prior to the fuel emergence
Alberta/zie and the crew of
\i\on's plane. "Ihe Spirit ot
"7(," flew about six hours a
wecek They have cut that
figure in half in line with a
general curtailment of military

\ii' i..i.h no decision lis
bl een made, Nixon is
,Insiering going to -loridta by
tr.in ir or a post-Christmias
holiday to dramatize
participation in the voluntary
energy conservation
programme. Specially equipped
presidential cars would be
attached to a scheduled train.
It is; doubtfi-l, rail trip
would actually produce fuel
saving,. sin- Nilon's plane
likely would be airborne often
enough during any absence in


Florida to more than account
lor a roundtrip flight there.
In addition, a jet from the
p residential fleet almost
certainly would be flown to
Florida even if Nixon took the
train.
It would be available should
an emergency require him to
return to Washington in a
hurry.
Although the air force has
no shortage of Florida-based
planes, they do not carry the
communications equipment
required for presidential use,
nor do they meet the stricter
maintenance standards applied
to craft he uses.
Reporting that air force one
now is flown 12 to 15 hours a
month, even without
passengers, Alberta/zie said he
is a professional "a doctor of
flying" who must fly
regularly to maintain the skills
required of the president's
chief pilot.
On these flights, he said, the
.. mlllniiiiil C njl ii, crew regularly
tests its sophisticated
equipment to make certain
every item would be ready for
Nixon's use. The stewards test
galley equipment.
If a-jet is not used regularly,
Albertazzie said, seals can dry


out, solenoids can develop bugs
and other gear can develop
troubles that might not be
detected on the ground.
A Marine Corps spokesman
indicated Nixon's recent
stay-at-home policy has saved
helicopter fuel. While the pilots
of the President's helicopters
have been flying military
missions in other similar craft,
he said Nixon's choppers need
not be flown weekly but that
their engines must be started
regularly for systems checks.
(AP).

Getty freedom hopes

A POLICE officer in Rome
said today that Paul Getty III
who disappeared five months
ago. would be released by his
presumed kidnappers "any day
now." He hinted that the
family has already paid a $3.4
million ransom.
Paul's mother, Gail Harris,
however, dismissed it. "I don't
think you should believe that.
Your source got it wrong. I'm
still waiting, she said.
The officer, who refused to
be identified, had said "there
cannot be any official
confirmation, of course." (AP)


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Full text of Budget communication l


From Page 3
would be roughly unchanged.
S During the first three
Quarters of this year the value
Sof building permits issued were
i roughly $57.5 million
compared with $32.8 million
for the corresponding period
Last year. This is due mainly. to
the expansion of oil refining
facilities in Grand Bahama.
Construction is now underway
' and the value of starts for the
" fourth quarter will likely show
an improvement.
The Balance of Payments
was favourable through the
first half of the year and
Indications are that the third
quarter will show a slight
surplus as well. Official
External assets increased by
t $4.1 million during the
First half compared with $4.6
million for the full year 1972.
External Assets of the
SMonetary Authority increased
Sby over $7 million for the first
nine months this year. And
despite the increase in import
Prices, 'the deficit on visible
trade was only $4 million for
Sthe first half of the year.
The broad money supply
c; increased by $4.1 million
Dollars through the third
^ quarter.
SInterest rates continued
t fairly stable throughout the
first nine months despite
Sspiralling rates internationally.
The prime rate remained at 9%
throughout the year, and the
Average discount rate on
Treasury bills was generally
declining.
Commercial Banks' domestic
credit expanded some $13
million during the first half,
Ae and the $4 million increase in
official external assets has
S resulted in an expanded
Monetary base of roughly $17
Million through June.
FINANCIAL LEGISLATION
A In my last budget
communication to this House I
spoke of changes to be made in
the form of the Estimates and
in the Government accounting
System to ensure that they
.would be appropriate to the
needs of an independent
Nation. These various changes
Shave been made and I will
.explain. briefly, what they are.
t The financial provisions of
-the New Constitution Order
differ from those in the
previous Order in several
-respects. Amongst other
Ichanges a Contingencies Fund
has been established to meet
unforseen and urgent
-.expenditure. One consequence
-of this is that I shall be
-bringing Supplementary
-Estimates to this House from
B -time to time for approval at
:the same time as
Supplementary Appropriation
..Bills are introduced.
SIt may be convenient to
Mention at this point that the
.Constitution does not require
-statutory expenditure to be
further appropriated, so that
the Appropriation Bill for
1974 which you will soon be
)considering will not include
Public Debt or Pension services
jn its schedule. In order to
.regulate the financial
provisions of the Constitution,
Parliament enacted, earlier this
-year, the Financial
Administration and Audit Act.
'This Act provides for the
establishment of two funds,
Ihe Consolidated Fund and the
deposits Fund: the former
covering "above the line"
transactions while the latter is
.concerned with receipts and
payments "below the line".
The Consolidated Fund is
ilivided into two accounts a
'"Current Account" and a
f'Capital Account", about
which I shall have more to say
later in this communication.
~Ion. Members will remember
that when the Financial
administration and Audit Act
tame into force, various
enactments were repealed
.bolishing a number of


statutory funds into which
revenues from particular
sources had previously been
uaid. Now we only have one
und the Consolidated Fund
"- into which revenue may be
deposited and from which
expenditures, approved by
parliament, may be paid.
S The F i n a n c i al
Administration and Audit Act
liso provides for the control of
Expenditure and revenue, for
Iroper accounting and audit,
nd it stipulates the various

ve to be laid before this
louse. Regulations under that
Act are at present being
rafted with the help of an
pertt from Commonwealth
&und for Technical
-operation and will be laid
Before this House in the new
S ear. I am grateful for this and
ather help from this
4Hanieation.
' Hon. Members will observe


that the standard system of
sub-heads for the expenditure
estimates, which was used for
the first time last year for the
Education, Health and Works
services has now been used
throughout the estimates. It is
intended eventually to
introduce a comprehensive
system of functional estimating
on the basis of this
standardised classification.
THE CENTRAL BANK
The Bill to establish the
Central Bank is now completed
and will shortly be debated by
this House. When the Central
Bank comes into existence, it
will be, in addition to being a
bank to all commercial banks,
a bank to the Government.
While it is not envisaged that
the Government's
disbursement account will be
transferred to the Central
Bank, the funds in the
Consolidated Account will be
transferred at a time mutually
convenient to the Bank and the
Government. It is envisaged
that the Bank will exert its
influence in such a way as to
ensure that we have a stable
banking community and that
orderly economic growth is
fostered.
To attain this goal the Bank
has to regulate the money
supply in such a way as to
safeguard the value of the
currency and to control and
supervise financial institutions
which influence the quantity
of money and/or the standing
of the financial system and
community.
The soundness of a
monetary and financial system
is of the utmost importance to
a developing country. The
policies of a central bank
should be aimed at the
development of a money and
capital market which enable
persons (individuals) to direct
most of their savings to the
accumulation of financial
assets.
In addition the monetary
policy and system should
contribute to a full and
efficient use of these savings in
productive domestic
investment and a fair
distribution of the available
credit between the public and
private sector. Last but not
least the policy of the central
bank should support the
promotion of a financial and
individual climate that attracts
foreign investment (a condition
set by the Government).
ACCOUNTS FOR 1972
I referred earlier to the
Consolidated Fund and said
that it is divided into two
accounts Current and
Capital. In the Treasury
Accounts for the year to 31st
December, 1972, which have
recently been laid before this
House, Hon. Members will
observe that the two accounts
are separately shown on the
Balance Sheet at page 1 and
that details of these accounts
appear at pages 6 and 7.
The Current Account for
1972 showed a deficit on the
year's working of $1,324,940.
However, this was after
transferring well over $9
million from the Current
Account to the Capital
Account, so that the true
surplus on the Current
Account for the year was just
over $8 million
Capital Development
Expenditure during 1972
amounted to just over $10.5
million of which nearly $3.25
million was spent on education
and well over $2 million used
on development works in the
family islands.

REVISED ESTIMATES 1973
The statement of the
Consolidated Fund Current
Account which you will find at
the front of the Recurrent
Estimates for 1974 gives the
revised figures for 1973. It will
be observed that the out-turn is
rather better than the original
estimate and that the surplus on


the year is now estimated at
$1,390,000 compared with the
original estimates of $738,120.
However, revenue and
expenditure figures for the
closing months of the year are
difficult to predict with
accuracy and the revised
figures should be accepted with
some reserve.
The Estimates also contain a
statement of the Consolidated
Fund Capital Account from
which it will be seen that the
balance carried forward at 31st
December, 1973 is estimated
to be $2,674,986. This consists
substantially of the balance of
three and a half milhon dollars
included in the $30 million
refi nancing loan, after
deducting from it an amount
of over $1 million spent in
1973 on the National Airline.
REFINANCING LOAN 1973
I have referred to the
refinancing loan which, as Hon.
Members are aware, was issued


locally last July with the Royal
Bank of Canada acting as
leaders. This loan of $30
million was oversubscribed by
some $8 million and was taken
up by thirty five banks and
financial institutions. The
success of this issue, made at
the time of Independence, may
be regarded as a vote of
confidence in this country and
its Government.
ESTIMATES 1974- REVENUE
I now come to the estimates
for 1974. The total estimate of
revenue is just over $122.5
million. This takes account of
the recent changes in the Real
Property Tax. It also includes
an estimated $1 million for
proceeds of the business
licence tax to which I referred
in my last Budget
Communication. I hope to
bring a Bill before this House
early in the new year. In the
meantime, I have received a
memorandum on this subject
from the Bahamas Chamber of
Commerce which is being
studied. I am glad to be able to
inform this House that, apart
from the changes in the Real
Property Tax to which I have
already referred, the Budget
for 1974 does not include any
new taxation proposals.
I believe that the estimates
of revenue are realistic on the
basis of trends in 1973.
However, it is impossible
to predict, at this stage, what
effect on our economy and on
our revenue may result from
any check in the growth of the
American and European
economies because of the
energy crisis. The present
estimates of revenue make
some allowance for this but it
will be necessary to keep the


accounts under strict and
constant review. If it becomes
necessary during the year to ask
Ministries to curtail their
expenditure I shall not hesitate
to do this. I sincerely hope that
such a situation will not arise,
but clearly it is a contingency
which cannot be ignored. Hon.
Members will observe that,
should there be any fall in
revenue, my proposal is that it
should be met by economies in
our public spending and not by
additional taxes.

ESTIMATES 1974
- Recurrent Expenditure
The estimates of recurrent
expenditure which you will be
asked to approve, total just
under $116 million. Of this
some $10.5 million is for
servicing the Public Debt so
that the total estimated
expenditure on current
Government services for next
year is approximately $105.5
million, and it should be noted
that some $45 million of this is


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for social and welfare services,
mainly for education and
health.
The estimated surplus
remaining on the Current
Account for this year 1974 is
$6,569,941 from which I
propose to transfer $6,400,000
to the Capital Account.
ESTIMATES 1974
-Capital Development Programme
The total capital
development programme for
1974 is just over $24 million.
The programme includes two
major projects, firstly the
schools building programme,
which is expected to be
completed in 1974, for which
$7.5 million has been provided
in the estimates and secondly
the development of water
supplies in New Providence
where the provision made is
well over $6.0 million.
The schools building project
has got well under way in 1973
and, as I have stated, it is
expected to be completed next
year. As Hon. Members are


aware, it is being financed
partly by loans made by, or
guaranteed by, the Export
Import Bank of the United
States and partly by direct loan
from the First National City
Bank. The scheme will cost
nearly $12 million of which
over $1 million has been
financed directly from the
Capital Account.
The first stage of the New
Providence Water Development
Project is estimated to cost $12
million of which it is expected
that over $6 million will be
spent in 1974. The main
expenditure is for two further
desalination plants which will
cost some $10 million, more
than half of which will be paid
in 1974. The remainder is for
water storage plant,
improve ments to the
distribution system and other
works.
In order to obtain the loan
finance needed for this
development it is necessary to

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Bahamian opens real estate office


Nixon to watch lights go on


Baldwin Symonettc,
Bahamian real estate agent, has
opened ha; own offices in
Charlotte House.
Since the age of 15, and for
25 years, Mr. Symonette
worked with H. G. Christie
Real Estate.
"Sir Harold was like a father
to me" says Mr. Symonette,
and he learned all he knows
about real estate from the late
realtor.
Mr. Symonette is planning a
SEuropean selling trip in the
early part of 1974, and as a
small tribute to the man who
taught him so much, he will
begin his travels in Frankfurt,
the place of Sir Harold's death
in September this year.
For the setting up of his new
offices, Mr. Symonctte looked
around for the best location he
could find, and quickly
decided on a suite in Charlotte
House. He is now Charlotte
House's newest tenant, and is
very satisfied with his tasteful
offices in Suite A on the first
floor.


real estate. Mr. Symonette
se:ms set on the road to
success in his new venture. He
plans to specialize in the sale of
land all over the Bahamas, to
the local as well as the foreign
market. Apart from land.
however, Mr. Symonette, along
with an investor from
Minnesota, is interested in the
construction of holiday homes
for visitors and Bahamians,
principally in the Family
Islands of the Bahamas.
Commenting on the future
of real estate in the Bahamas.
Mr. Symonette says it looks
very bright, especially with the
amount of interest being
shown by Europeans who
would like to make purchases
and investments here. In his
new business, he is trying to
attract as much attention as
possible to the Bahamas. and is
also trying to encourage
Bahamians to invest in their
homeland.
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and Mrs. Nixon will participate
tomorrow in the traditional
lighting of the national
Christmas tree on the ellipse
south of the White House.
Announcing this, Deputy
Press Secretary Gerald L.
Warren said the tree itself will
not carry lights this year, as an


RECENTLY promoted to
manager of Chase Manhattan
Bank's Nassau branches,
Alfonso Ventoso (pictured) is
an 11- year veteran of Chase,
both in the United States and
the Bahamas.
Mr. Ventoso joined Chase in
New York and served in
various capacities in the New
York City branches. In 1968,
he moved to the Bank's Head
Offices as Administrative
Assistant in the International
Department, and was assigned
to the Caribbean area.
Resident in Nassau since
1971, Mr. Ventoso, prior to his
recent promotion, was assigned
to Chase Manhattan Bank's
Bahamas Group Headquarters
as Manager of Central
Operations, dealing with
administrative matters and
financial controls.
Since his appointment, Mr.
Ventoso has been instrumental
in the negotiation leading to
Chase's Ten Million Dollar
commitment for low-cost
housing in the Bahamas.
Mr. Ventoso is a graduate
of Pace College, New York,
where he received a Bachelor's
Degree in Business
Administration and an
Associate Degree in Credit
Management.
He is married to the former
Charlotte Doyle of New York
City and they live at Westward
Villas with their two children.
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SENATOR Sidney Carroll,
president and owner of
Sidney Carroll Enterprises
Limited, today announced
the appointment of Mr.
Michael A. Mennello as Vice
President of his Enterprise.
Mr. Mennello, former
Miami Food Chain Executive
and Management Consultant,
has joined the rapidly
growing food chain and
Subsidiaries.
Born and educated in
Princeton, New Jersey, Mr.
Mennello was an advertising
consultant for Sidwin
Schwinn in New York City
before moving to Miami in
1960.
He served Food Fair Stores
in Miami as Director of Store
Control, Research and
Security until his resignation
in 1971 to form his own
management consultant firm.
Senator Carroll stated that
bringing Mr. Mennello into
his organization
fundamentally would fulfill
the following objectives:
to develop train,
educate all levels of personnel
in the food industry and
subsidiaries from key
personnel to store operating
levels.
to increase efficiency
within the organization,
which in turn will benefit the
consumer as to service,
quality, and price reduction
to the people.


energy conservation move, but
would be spotlighted.
The spotlights will be turned
on by Nixon at an early
evening ceremony.
Warren reported that use of
electricity at the annual
Christmas pageant of peace,
which centres around the tree,
is being reduced more than 80


per cent this year from
749 500 watts to 9,640 watts.


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Principal Broker
Berwin House on Frederick St.
Phone: 2-1238 or 2-4913
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Cosmopolitan Realty
.King's Court
Phone: -471 or 5-7478


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Corner of Bias and
Blue Hill Road
Phone: 3-5632 i

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Christmas &
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Year!


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THIS ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS PRESENT HAS A
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closer to protecting your family's future with
sound and secure real estate ownership and, at
the same time, you can enjoy your beautiful get-
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Freeport
Phone: 2-7841


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Grosham Property Ltd.
107 Shirley Street
Phone: 2-.72 or 241-9L


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President of Management
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Public Relations, Advertising Director


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Frank Carey Real Estate Ltd.
Bay & Deveaux Streets
Phone: 2-7667 or 2-4815

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put the accounting on an
independent basis, to make
proper provision for the
amortisation of capital and to
produce commercial accounts.
As this cannot be easily done
within the framework of the
Government accounts which,
as Hon. Members are aware, are
on a cash basis it has been
decided to establish a statutory
corporation to take over the
water supplies for New


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Providence.
At this stage, however, the
Government wishes to avoid
setting up a new administrative
superstructure to deal with
water both because of the
expense which this would
involve and because of the
difficulty in obtaining the
additional top level
administrative, technical and
accounting staff which would
be necessary. Accordingly, the
Ministry of Works will retain
the responsibility for the
physical operation of the New
Providence Water Supply, as
agents for the new corporation
while the latter will assume the
financial responsibility.
At present the water supply
system is subsidized by the
Government. It is difficult
under Government
accountancy procedures, to
determine the exact amount of
this subsidy but, if water rates
are not to be increased unduly,
it will probably be necessary to
continue that subsidy. It is
proposed that the finance for
this development will, as
regards to desalination plants,
be supplied by the I-xport
Import Bank of the United
States with whom negotiations
are now taking place. In
addition to this, loans of
approximately $1 million will
be needed for other works.
These various loans will be
on-let by the Government to
the corporation.
The schools project and the
New Providence water
development schemes together
account for nearly S14 million
of the $24 million
development programme. The
remainder of the programme
includes $3 million for further
works on the extensions to the
Princess Margaret Hospital,
some $2.5 million for a variety
of public works, including the
completion of the Government
office building at Oakes Field,
over $1 million on Civil
Aviation and $400,000 for new
broadcasting studios. For
technical reasons this last item
has to be included in the


Go vernment capital
programme, although the cost
of servicing the loan for this
work will be borne by the
Broadcasting Corporation.
The Government has well
in mind the need to provide
low cost housing and Hon.
Members will observe that
provision is made to complete
the houses at Yellow Elder
Gardens. I expect that these
100 houses will he ready for
occupation before the end of
the year. The houses will
immediately be put on the
market and prospective
purchasers will be assisted by
the Housing Corporation to
obtain mortgage loans.
F u r t hermo re, the
Government through its
agencies, has successfully
negotiated further financial
assistance for low cost house
building and to enable people
to buy their own homes.
Particulars of this will be
announced by the Minister of
Health in due course.
The Minister of
Development and Agriculture
has recently been considering
various plans evolved in his
Ministry for agricultural
development. Since 1968 a
comprehensive land resource
study and land capability
assessment has been carried out
in all our islands and this is
now nearly completed. The
results of this study have
enabled the preparation of a
Land Use Policy for the prime
agricultural areas, tht
consideration of alternative
sources of potable water and
the scientific evaluation of the
effect of industrial and resort
development on the ecology of
these islands. It was the results
of this survey on Andros which
influenced the United Stales
Government Agency for
International Development to
proceed with the $10 million
joint Agricultural Project on
Andros. Government has
decided to give the highest
pr iority to agricultural
development and work will
start in 1974 on various land


and pasture development
schemes, ap well as further
research. Improvements are
planned to produce marketing
facilities, particularly to the
retail selling outlets.
The statement of the Capital
Account which appears in the
Estimates gives the sources of
the funds for financing this
$24 million programme and it
will be observed that apart
from the New Providence
water schemes and the
broadcasting studio, no new
loans have to be negotiated in
1974.
As I have already said, the
loan for the new studios will be
serviced by the Broadcasting
Corporation. As for the water
development works, these will
produce more water and it is
expected that the proceeds of
the sale of this water will
enable the new Corporation to
meet the cost of servicing the
loans needed for these works,
so that no additional burden
shall fall on the taxpayers.
The White Paper on
Education was presented to
this Honourable House by the
Minister of Education
sometime earlier this year. The
full implementation, in
addition to the almost $35
million already committed to
both capital works and
recurrent expenditure in
education, envisages some
additional expenditure of over
$15 million. This has not been
included in the estimates as the
Government is still considering
when and how this bold new
progressive and expensive step
in education will be
implemented.
FINANCE FOR
CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT
It is planned that the
Government capital
development programme for
1974 is to be financed from
existing resources and that no
new borrowing will be needed
apart from that for the water
corporation and broadcasting.
It is the Government's policy
to keep the total capital
expenditure, from year to year,
at amounts that can be
financed either directly, from
contributions from the Current
Account of the Consolidated
Fund, or from borrowing
within limits which, I am
satisfied can be serviced from
current account surpluses.
The policy as regards tlt
public utilities, Electricity,
Telephones, Broadcasting,
Water is the same.
Development will be financed
by the .e corporations from
their own cash flow or by
borrowing within limits that
will enable the loans to be
serviced by the net revenues.
Within these limits, which
are carefully determined and


under constant review,
borrowing is necessary if the
infrastructure necessary for the
development of our economy
is to be maintained and
expanded.
For 1974, although the
requirements of Government
programme do not call for
additional borrowing, I have
already referred to thi
requirements of the Water
corporation and I am also
informed that both B.E.C. and
BATELCO will need new funds
mainly for refinancing of
existing debt and also for new
Works.
Where funds are required for
the purchase of new plant from
overseas such as the water
desalination installations, for
example then, for balance of
payments reasons, it is usually
better to borrow the money in
the currency of the country of
supply, either by contractor


finance or from a national c
supply credit institution. b
However, where the funds are P
for the payment of local costs i
then we would prefer to r
borrow locally in Bahamian
currency. t
The difficulty here is that r
those institutions and t
individuals which have r
Bahamian dollars to invest d
usually have to put them in i
securities or other investments s
which can be sold when the b
time comes that the money is
needed. The Treasury Bill
market has been developed by
The Bahamas Monetary
Authority to meet this sort of
situation and, as Hon. Members
are aware, this has been a
remarkably successful
operation. With the
establishment of the Central
Bank the time has come to
extend this activity into
medium and longer term
Government securities, the
proceeds from which could
then be utilised to finance
public development projects
both in the Government sector
and in the areas covered by the
public utility corporations, or
even into the private sector
through a development Bank.
I made reference to this in
my last budget communication
when I announced that as a
first step the Government
would bring to you a Bill for
regulating the dealing in local
registered stock. As Hon.
Members are aware, the Bill
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nd the refinancing loan was
issued under its provisions.
The Registered Stock Act,
however, was drawn so as to
permit a variety of forms of
tock issue and in particular, to
allow for the issue of
governmentt Stock to be
available on demand with a
ange of maturity dates from
ne year up to fifteen years.
'he Central Bank would deal
n this stock in the same way
hat it deals in Treasury Bills,
uying into and selling from its
)wn portfolio as well as issuing
lew stock. Such an
arrangement is meant to meet
he commercial requirements
Sf financial institutions,
including insurance companies,
commercial houses with
pension funds and anyone who
has a contractual obligation to
neet in Bahamian dollars at a
uture date. It is also designed
o meet the particular needs of
he National Insurance Board.
The funds thus invested will
be put to use to promote the
economicc development of our
country Bahamian money will
be used to further Bahamian
progress rather than being
invested in other countries as is
now so often the case.
Security for the investor will
be assured because the
management of the stock will
be planned to ensure that
maturities can be met on their
lue date and should an
investor have to realise his
;tock before maturity, it will


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THE CHASE MANHATTAN BANK, N.A.





The Chase Manhattan Bank is pleased to announce
that it has agreed to make available up to Ten Million
Dollars for low-cost housing on New Providence, in
co-operation with the Housing Commission of the
Ministry of Health and the Bahamas Development
Corporation.


Houses will be constructed in Yellow Elder Number
One, Big Pond, Haig Square and other subdivisions
approved by the Bahamas Government as low cost
subdivisions.


Mortgages will be for no more than $20,000 covering
both house and lot.


Applications for mortgages should be submitted to
Chief Housing Officer. Questions concerning the
bank's participation in the programme should be directed
to Mr. Andre Mitchell at the Oakes Field office of
Chase Manhattan Bank, telephone 36311.


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agency of the Central Bank.
The development of its F l
financial institutions in line
With national needs is an The Bahamas ha
integral part of the progress of member, both
an independent country. Such International Mo
development should include and the Internatic
the creation of a capital market Reconstruct
which is necessary if a country Development u
to generate capital funds for as the World Bank
development and reduce it's
pendence on external The main pur
wing. The first step was membership
establishment of the International Mon
market in Treasury Bills and to secure our cu
w we have to move on to membership of th
provide the facilities whereby acceptance of it
ium and long term funds, will assure other (
which originate in this country, we observe ce
can be mobilised for the precepts so as tc
national good. soundness of our
INTERNATIONAL FINANCIALto regulate our
INSTITUTIONS payments.
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s become a of our currency afforded by
of the the reserves maintained by the
netary Fund Central Bank, The Bahamas is
nal Bank for to deposit substantial sums
ion and with the International
usually known Monetary Fund and in
consequence the Fund would
pose of our provide support for the
of the Bahamian dollar should this
tar Fundis ever become necessary.
rrency. Our Although a large part of these
e Fund and deposits is in the form of notes
disciplines deposited with the Central
countries that Bank as agent for the Fund, a
rtrain basic sum in excess of five million
ensure te dollars will be paid to the Fund
ensure the early in the new year in gold or
currency and its equivalent. The financing of
balance of this is being arranged through
the Central Bank, as is
the security indicated in the foot-note to
S the Statement of the
Consolidated Fund in the draft
Estimates. The authority for
this payment, which will be
made directly from the Current
Account of the Consolidated
Fund, is in The International
Monetary Fund and World
Bank Act 1973.
This House is aware that we
have been receiving technical
assistance from the
II International Monetary Fund
since 1971. This assistance is
j continuing. At present there
are five resident advisers with
us. One is in my Ministry as
a adviser on financial
management; there are two
working in the Customs
Department on the revision of


the Tariff nomenclature and
the introduction of new
valuation methods; two more
are with the Monetary
Authority advising on specialist
subjects. The Fund has
supplemented this service with
short visits from time to time
by experts in particular fields. I
should like to take this
opportunity to express my
appreciation and that of my
Government to the Fund for
this very practical help and also
my thanks to the individual
officers concerned.
Our relationship with the
World Bank is not of such long
standing as with the Fund but
already there are indications
that we may expect it to be a
helpful and fruitful one.
The Government had had
under consideration for some
time the establishment of an
indigenous Development Bank
which might act as an agent for
the mobilisation of funds for
the development of the private
sector, particularly for industry
and agriculture. In recent years
the World Bank has taken a
special interest in national and
regional development banks -
a field which has previously
been left to one of its
subsidiary organizations.
Government is, therefore,
considering seeking the help of
the World Bank for technical
assistance in the establishment
of a Bahamas Development


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next to Mr. Hanna, hurriedly
shoved his papers into his
briefcase, snapped it shut,
passed the envelope to Mr.
Pindling. who was sitting next
to Mr. Hanna, and stalked out
of the House after bowing to
the Speaker.
Mr. Pindling opened the
envelope. Its contents did not
appear to disturb him. Seconds
later he was laughing at
remarks made across the table
to the Opposition.
Immediately after his
departure Mr. Francis was seen
pacing outside the House in an
agitated state.
When the Opposition
rescd'tion was put to the vote
Mr. Mackey and Mr. Bethel
abstained. The remainder of
their colleagues voted against
it.
Marsh Harbour
representative Errington
Watkins, who claims to be an
Independent, voted with the
government to defeat the
motion.
The House will meet next
Wednesday to debate the 1974
Budget.


Bank.
I am also hopeful that we
may enlist the financial aid of
the Bank for the development
of our economy.
Until recently there was an
obstacle to such assistance. The
Bank will not lend to countries
where the average income per
capital is above a set limit.
Although the preliminary
planning for computing
national accounts is well in
hand by our Statistics Office it
has not yet been possible to
establish figures for gross
national product and per capital
average income. The
approximate calculations made
by the Bank on the
information available suggested
that the average income per
capital in this country was well
above the Bank's limit.
However, since joining the
Bank, their officials have
visited us and by using the
information collected at the
last census have been able to
make more accurate
calculations. I have not yet
heard the final result of this
work but the indications are
that he Bahamas will now be
eligible for loans. As a
preliminary step the Bank has
agreed to study the feasibility
survey for the sewerage system
for New Providence made by
consultants recently.
1974, Mr. Speaker, is a year
of challenge a year of


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challenge for all Bahamians of
all races, of all religions and in
all walks of life.
Independence brings with it
respon sibility and that
responsibility rests, in a large
measure, on the sovereign
Parliament representing the
sovereign people of The
Bahamas.
Independence has also given
new courage and new strength
to all Bahamians who seek to
build their own country with
their own hands.
It is the duty of the
Government to lead the way
and lead the way it will. But
the Government can achieve
nothing by itself. It is the
determination, the will, and
the involvement of the
Bahamian people that will
determine the success or failure
of our goals.
Let us, especially in our
eagerness to regain political
power, or to achieve individual
glory, or to serve sectional
interest, never forget the words
of the preamble to our
Constitution: "Whereas Four
hundred and eighty-one years
ago the rediscovery of this
Family of Islands, Rocks and
Cays heralded the rebirth of
the New World.
"AND WHEREAS the
People of this Family of
Islands recognize that the
preservation of their Freedom
will be guaranteed by a
national commitment of
Self-discipline, Industry,
Loyalty, Unity and an abiding
respect for Christian values and
the Rule of Law:
NOW KNOW YE
THEREFORE: We the
Inheritors of and Successors to
this Family of Islands,
recognizing the Supremacy of
God and believing in the
Fundamental. Rights and.
Freedoms of the Individual,
DO HEREBY PROCLAIM IN
SOLEMN PRAISE the
Establishment of a Free and
Democratic Sovereign Nation
founded on Spiritual Values
and in which no Man, Woman
or Child shall ever be Slave or
Bondsman to anyone or their
Labour exploited or their lives
frustrated by deprivation, AND
TO HEREBY PROVIDE by
these Articles for the
indivisible Unity and Creation
,under God of the Common-
wealth of The Bahamas."
That is the real challenge of
all Bahamians in 1974 and
indeed all years to come.


FRANCIS
From Page I
who sat around the table and
agreed with government policy
and then came to the House
and expressed opposing views.
It would have been better if
they had kept quiet.
Mr. Francis jumped to his
feet. "Are you speaking about
me?" he demanded to know.
"Yes sir, I am," Mr. Hanna
bluntly replied.
Livid by now, Mr. Francis
thundered that: "There is a
clear record where I stand here
and in another place, and I
know what the alternative is."
Mr. Hanna's only response
was to continue to pursue the
subject of "exclusive
conscience."
Admonished the Speaker: "I
hope the Minister will
discontinue references to
matters outside the scope of
the resolution."
"1 just want to say that the
principle of collective
responsibility is the one that
makes this country work,"
declared Mr. Hanna. "When a
Minister speaks on a matter he
speaks on government policy."
NOTE TO PM
As Mr. Hanna continued his
address Mr. Francis took his
seat, wrote hurriedly on the
pad in front of him, sealed the
sheets in an envelope and got
up.
He walked to his vacant seat


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By Abigail Van Buren
Ce 1T Chica- TmrTrieN. Y. News S. lmre.
DEAR ABBY: Last year my husband and I had seven
carefully selected Christmas gifts beautifully and individu-
ally wrapped, placed in one large box, and shipped to our
daughter's home [out of state] to be placed under their
tree. They were for our daughter, her husband, their four
children, and my son in law's mother who lives with them.
We received one thank you note from our daughter
saying: "We ALL thank you for the lovely gifts."
Abby, all her children can write, and so can her hus-
band and his mother. Just one short line scribbled at the
bottom of her letter ["Thanks for the camera," or "The
perfume was nice."] would have sufficed.
We have had it with ingrates who don't even bother to
say thank you. This Christmas Eve we shall place ONE
long distance phone call to their home and wish them all a
merry Christmas. Then my husband and I shall drive
downtown and drop $100 in the Salvation Army pot for
people who need and appreciate a little remembrance at
Christmastime. TIRED OF INGRATES
DEAR TIRED: Too bad you had to have a bad experi-
ence with the greedy to motivate your giving to the needy.

DEAR ABBY: Is there any rule about how long a
person is supposed to keep his wedding picture out on
display?
My husband and I have been married for two years,
and I have a picture of us cutting our wedding cake sitting
on the mantle. It's a beautiful colored photograph in a
lovely frame, and I enjoy looking at it.
A guest in our home noticed it the other day, and said
in a rather ridiculing tone: "Don't tell me you still have
your wedding picture out!"
I felt a little hurt and somewhat embarrassed. Please
tell me honestly if you think it's in bad taste.
STILL A BRIDE IN NASHVHILE
DEAR STILL: The only "bad taste" I see in this situa-
tion is on the part of your guest who made the comment.
Keep the picture out as long as you enjoy looking at it. And
may it sit there for another 50 years.

DEAR ABBY: Please help me before I go completely
out of my mind. I work for this doctor. He's a good one and
I love my work, but I never have any time to myself.
The doctor and his wife are friendly with my husband


TANGANYIKA CONCESSIONS
LIMITED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
Seventy-second Annual General Meeting of
Tanganyika Concessions Limited will be held at the
Head Office of the Company. Bahamas
International Trust Building, Bank Lane, Nassau,
Bahamas, on Friday, the 18th day of January,
1974, at 11.30 a.m.. for the purposes following,
viz:-

ORDINARY BUSINESS

To receive and consider Statement of Accounts for
the year ended 31st July, 1973. and Balance Sheet
at that date. and the Reports of the Directors and
Auditors.

To approve the payment of the dividends on the
Preference Shares and on the Ordinary Stock of
the Company.
To re-elect DIirectors.
To fix the remuneration of theAuditors.
To transact the other ordinary business of the
Company.
By Order of the Board.
BAHlAMAS INTERNATIONAL TRUST
COMPANY LIMITED.
Secretaries

Nassau. Bahamas. 2h'th November. 1973.

A Member of the Company who is entitled to
attend and vote may appoint a proxy to attend and
vote instead of him. A proxy need not be a
Member of the Company.
Holders of Stock Warrants to Bearer desirous of
attending or being represented at the Meeting may
obtaib from the Registered Office of the Company


Daughter's family's loss

and me, but they are too friendly. We live in a small town,
and his car is parked in front of my house at lunch hour
and my days off, too, and I just don't like the way it looks.
If the doctor isn't here, he has me tied up on the
phone for long periods talking about this or that at the
clinic or hospital.
I have my own work to do at home, and I'm always
behind with it. My husband and I have other friends, but
we can't plan anything without this doctor and his wife, as
they pop in without even calling.
I'm afraid to relax in anything but my uniform at home
because he even comes in without knocking. What can I
do? My husband says he is just being friendly. I like
friends, too, but I'd also like to forget about sick people,
pregnant women, etc., when I have some time off. I've
even considered quitting, but I do like my job.
TIRED OF PRETENDING
DEAR TIRED: If you do not tell the doctor that you
can no longer be available after working hours because you
have other responsibilities. you may have to quit your job.
Your pretended 24-hour-availability has put you in a bind.


Salvation Army's gain


(Co'1)IDENTIAL TO "IN LOVE WITH A MAN I CAN'T
HAVE IN NEWPORT NEWS, VA.": The solution is obvi-
ous. Go back to the man who will have YOU. [P. S. And a
husband who will take his wife back, knowing she Is preg-
nant by another man, can't be all bad.]

For Abby's new booklet, "What Teen-Agers Want to
Know," send $1 to Abigail Van Bur, 132 Lasky Dr., Bev-
erly Hills, Cal. 9212.
Hate to write letters? Send $1 to Abigail Va Bure~
132 Lasky Dr., Beverly Hills, Cal. M212, for Abby's booklet,
"How to Write Letters for All Occasions."


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form of certificate to be signed by an Authorised
Depositary stating that the Stock Warrants are
deposited with them and the form when signed
must be lodged at the Company's Registered Office
on or before Friday. 1 Ith January, 1974.
Forms of Proxy must be received at the
Company's Head Office not later than 11.30 a.m.
on Wednesday, 16th January, 1974
The Company has. however, arranged for its
United Kingdom Registrars to accept proxies at
The Lawn, Speen. Newbury., Berkshire, provided
they are lodged with the Registrars not later than
1 1.30 a.m. on Friday, I th January, 1974.
Arrangements have also been made for the
Rhodesian Registrars to accept proxies at
Tanganvika House, P. O. Box 1505, Salisbiry.
Rhodesia. from registered stockholders resident in
Rhodesia lproided they are lodged not later than
I 1.30 a.m. on Friday. 4th January. 1974.
The Comoany's Register of Directors' Interests in
the equity share capital of the Company is
available for inspection at the Registered Office of
the Company during usual business hours, and will
also be available for inspection at the Head Office
of the Company, on 18th January, 1974 from
11.15 a.m. until the conclusion of the Annual
General Meeting.
There are no contracts of service between any
Director and the Company or its subsidiaries.


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Venezuela face the pollution problem


CARACAS, Venezuela (AP)
- Motor vehicles spew out tons
of carbon monoxide, beautiful
beaches and the ocean floor
face the threat of becoming
burial grounds for beer cans
and soda bottles and lakes and
rivers are increasingly polluted
with sewage water and
industrial waste.
The country could be the
United States, Japan, West
Germany or another of the
industrially developed nations.
But this is oil-rich
Venezuela, a country that is
quickly learning that a high
price must be paid for one of
Latin America's highest per
capital incomes, a rapidly
growing consumer society and
increasing industrial
development.
Conservationists, newspapers
and civic groups, concerned
over rising pollution levels, are
calling for stepped up efforts
by government, industry and
the general public to curb the
problem. Response thus far has
been disappointingly slow.
"The important thing now is


to awaken a conservationist
awareness lacking in
Venezuelans," the Caracas
daily newspaper "El
National" said recently.
"We have not understood
nature, we have miserably
devastated it, we have taken
maximum advantage of its gifts
and have done nothing or very
little to restore it."
The modern capital of
caracas, 3,100 feet above sea
level, is blessed with a
summertime climate the year
round. Unlike other major
cities it does not have to worry
about the effects of major
industry, concentrated 95
miles to the west in Valencia.
But air pollution is
becoming an increasingly
serious problem and experts
agree that the culprit is the
automobile.
The city, with a population
of slightly more than two
million, has an estimated
300,000 motor vehicles, more
than five times the number
recorded in uogimn the
population, both human and


automotive, is expected to
double by 1990.
Dr. Volkmar Vareschi,
well-known biologist and
ecologist at Venezuela's central
university, began air
contamination studies in
Caracas 20 years ago.
His 1953 study indicated
that 13 per cent of the city's
residential area could be
considered troubled by air
pollution, largely caused by
kerosene and wood stoves and
light industry. The latest study,
made in 1973, indicated that
89 per cent is affected.


"Onco f lhe most important
thing is t-o dvoid traffic jams,"
Dr. VaresCEhisays.
Dr, Vanaeshli places faith in a
proposed subway system,
development of engines with
lower enraissior rates and an
idea of his own-use of
equipmerLat to measure for
control p.ourposes the level of
motor ent issiorts.
"Such =steps must be taken,"
he warns, "if we are to avoid
the catas-strophe that could
occurwitliin 20 years."


'Beer pack' murder r charge


CAODEN. N. J. Three
21-year-old men have been
charged with committing a
murder with a six-pack of
beer.
In an indictment handed up
before Camden County
Grand Jury, the three were
charged with beating to death
Francis Dougherty, 42.
Police said they beat him
with a six-pan pack of beer he
had bought at a tavern about


100 yards- from his home.
They iw.ere also charged with
robbing $- 65 from Dougherty, a
truck driver and father of two.
Dougheerty was slain Nov. 27
and the three men were
arrested in the following two
days, police said.
The stmspects. Edgar Lewis,
Roland Phillips, and Julian
Morales, all of Camden, were
being hel-d without bail in the
coutntyjaiil.(AP)


THE REV. Dr. O. W. Polen,
(pictured) editor of Church of
God Publications of Cleveland,
Tennessee, will be the guest
speaker at both services
Sunday at Faith Temple,
Madeira Street, Palmdale.
The morning service will
start at 11 a.m. and the evening
service at 7.15 p.m. The
services are open to the public.
Dr. Polen was ordained to
the ministry in 1947 and has
had a varied background since
then.
From 1954 to 1956 he
served as an assistant national
sunday school and youth
director and as a full director
from 1956 to 1960.
He has also served as
editor-in-chief, Church of God
publications from 1970 and on
the executive council from
1966 to 1970 and again from
1972.
Dr. Polen's interdenomina-
tional activity includes serving
as chairman, Denominational
Sunday School, Secretaries,


NSSA, member, NSSA General
Council; member Youth
Commission of NSSA;
treasurer-secretary,
vice-president and president,
Greater Flint Ministerial
Associaiton, Flint, Michigan.
Dr. Polen has pastored
churches in Shelby Ohio and
the West Flint Church of God,
Flint Michigan.


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shots for Skylab


THE MEMBERS of St.
Paul's Baptist Church, Bias
Street, will celebrate the 30th
anniversary of their pastor Rev.
A. Samuel Colebrooke Sunday.
Various churches and friends
in the community will
participate in a service to be
held 3.30 p.m. at the church.
The Rev. Colebrook was
born at Mastic Point, Andros
April 1, 1910.
He with three others made
Baptist history in the Bahamas
when they became the first
four to go abroad and receive
special training at the
American Baptist Theological
Seminary in Nashville,
Tennessee.
Pastor Colebrooke was
ordained for the Ministry May
23, 1939 and graduated with a
B.th. degree.
During his Ministerial
service he served as secretary
and president of the
inter-denominational and
Ministerial Alliance; secretary
and vice-president of the
Bahamas Missionary and
Educational Convention,
moderator of the Morning Star
Baptist Missionary Association,
coordinator of the Bahamas
Crusade of the Americas,
chairman of World Mission of
Reconciliation of the Bahamas,
chairman of Her Majesty's
Prison Visiting Committee, and
Justice of the Peace.
Pastor Colebrooke has
visited the Family Islands,
Jamaica. Puerto Rico, North
and South America, England,
France, Italy, Athens, Beirut,
Damascus, Jerusalem and
Samaria in association with his
church work.


SPACE CENTRE, Houston
(AP) Skylab 3's astronauts
have photographed some
out-of-this-world sights.
Targets of their
high-powered cameras were the
Comet Kohoutek, the sun.
three distant galaxies, tow
glowing atmospheric bands and
the remnants of an exploded
star.
But Gerald Carr, William
Pogue and Edward Gibson
missed one major subject, a
manmade rocket that was to
have darted through the upper
atmosphere.
The rocket, an air force
intercontinental-range
minuteman, was to have been
launched early Wednesday
from Vandenberg Air Force
Base, California, but the launch
was postponed just minutes
before blastoff for technical
reasons.
The astronauts were to have
photographed the rocket with
an ultraviolet camera as it
penetrated the upper
atmosphere 150 miles high
during a regular weapons test
flight, hopefully to reveal
details of the mechanics of the
ionosphere when disturbed by
the passage of the missile.
There was no indication
when the launch might be
rescheduled
A similar ultraviolet camera
was carried to the moon by the
Apollo 16 astronauts last year,
and pictures taken of the earth
showed two previously
undetected bands of oxygen
atoms in the upper atmosphere
on either side of the magnetic
equator.
Th'e astronauts
photographed this area early
Wednesday to determine, the
width of the bands and perhaps
learn something about the
dynamics of the atmosphere in
an area where the sun's energy
directly affects the earth and
its weather.
Another target, the crab
nebula, was a brilliant star
when it exploded nine
centuries ago. It ejected a mass
of material with a pulsing


neutrom star, or pulsar, at its
centre. Hopefully the photos
recorded ultraviolet emissions
that could tell something about
the composition of the crab.
Three clusters of galaxies,
hundreds, of millions of light
years from earth, were
photographed in an attempt to
record hydrogen floating
between these huge collection
of stars.


THEATRE Workshop
Company Presentation -- Pat
Caldwell (right) takes on a
new role as Edna in the
Theatre Workshop Co.
production of "Butley"
which opens Thursday at
"Villa Doyle" opposite the
St. Francis Xavier's
Cathederal, West Hill Street.
Curtain time for Butley is
8:30 p.m. The play runs
through Sunday, December
13. "Butley" is an adult
production with limited
seating. Box office for the
presentation is at the Dollar
Shop, Bernard Sunley
Arcade, telephone 2.1484.


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US foreign policy requires more skill & judgment


IN THE PAST 15 YEARS the domestic consensus unifying the
United States during the post World War II period has
disintegrated and the country is now in the throes of finding a
new direction.


This assessment by SU
Ambassador Ronald I Spiers
was made in an address to the
American Women's Club at
their meeting Monday at the
Flagler Inn.
Noting the creation of
NATO. the Truman Doctrine.
the Marshall Plan, the I'nitecd
Nations and a nuinher t oithie
international institutions of
cooperation. Mr Spiers said
American public opinion at
that time supported the role
the U.S. elected to play in the
world after World War II,
The central thesis ot U.S
policy at that time was that thi.
U.S.. as the world's most
populous and prosperous
democracy, had a public
responsibility to take an active
part in world affairs it the
peace was to be preserved.
The position appeared
clear-cut at the time with the
west confronted by a
ni o n ol 1 th i c appeal ri ng
Communist system, whose
proclaimed purposes st-eemed
clearly antithetical to that of
the U.S.
"We had few doubts as a
nation that our course was the
correct one," Mr. Spiers said
lie observed that those who
criticize Viet-Nam forget that
the beginnings of America's
role in that conflict enioved
the support of a;Liost all
Americans.
4 MAIN ( CAN(; S
Mr. Spiers attributed the
present division of opinion ri
the U.S. to four "broad
fundamental changes" which
set the stage for the country's
current problems in the foreign


allairs field.
I hLe first was the
disappearance of the pubicb
and congressional support for
the activist, exhubcrant,
missionar\ spirit which was the
hallmark of U.S policy for 20
sears
This resulted mainly from
public disillusionment with the
Viet-Nam experience, a
growing concern about
unsatisfied internal problems
and needs, and a diminishing
sense of external threat from
the Soviet Union and China.
Second, while the 1.S.
and the I'SSR still remain the
clear "super-powers" and will
continue to be for a long tine.
they are no longer the
exclusive holders of impIortaint
political, economic and
military power.
NEW POWERS
I'he emergence ol ('hina
Iroim isolation, and th -
grorwing economic strength ol
.lapan and Western Iurope are
leading the U.S. irom a bipolar
world one where all the
pressure was on countries to
line up on one side or another
to a multipolar world in
which such pressures have
abated
his is a fact which
fundamentally alters and
complicates international
relations as we accommodate
to new power relations." Mr
Spiers pointed out.
Third, he noted the growing
diversity within the
(ummunist world and the
apparent willingness of the
Soviet Union to negotiate
seriously on central issues such


maturity to recognize its
limitations and recognize that
there were some problems
which would not have early, or
clear answers.
'GREAT WISDOM'
The country had been
over-involved in the recent past
and a "throttling down" was in
order.
The A nbassador felt
there had been "great wisdom"
in some of the withdrawal of
public support for a
hyperactive foreign policy
which treated everything as
important as everything else,
and in the enunciation of the
Nixon Doctrine, which was the
instructive response of a new
president to this change in the
public mood.
The U.S. also needed to
rethink the piorty of its
values. It no longer had an
effective monopoly of power.
"Therefore, our most
demanding tasks is to apply
more limited means to the
accomplishment of more


carefully defined ends," Mr.
Spiers said.
"The whole process of
foreign policy will therefore
require more skill attention
and fine judgement than in
recent years." he said.
Finally, he added, in
reformulating a national
consensus, the U.S. could not
ignore its roots as a nation.
"A nation without moral
purpose is like a ship without a
rudder. Our country has always
had a sense of mission. We have
always held the view that
America stood for something
more than material
achievements.
"We cannot lapse into
pragmatism if we are to raise a
standard to which the wise and
honest can rally."
Mr. Spiers cautioned
however that Americans
needed to remember that no
people, no country, had a
monopoly on right or wisdom.
"One man's justice may be
another man's injustice."


as Europe and Arms Control
this meant, among other
things, that alliances are less
held together by fear of
military attack, and the cement
which has held them together
has begun to crack. Mr. Spiers
theorised.
")Dring the recent Middle
I ast difficulties, the solidarity
of the great Western alliance
received another weakening
hlow." he added.
WIDENING GAP'
fourth, the gap between tlie
rich nations and the poor
nations was increasing rather
than declining. "This fact tends
to raise questions about
wh ether economic aid
programmes, into which wec
have poured billions of dollars.
serve any real purpose
whether the problem indeed.
has ani solution." Mr Spiers
said
Ihese change- presented the
UL.S. with certain central policy
issues, the Ambassador
observed. Among these lie
mentioned a re-evaluation ot
the U.S.'s relations with thle
People's Republic of ('Chna,
Japan and NATO IEurope
Also to be considered was
organic / action of the
international community to
cope with emerging problems
beyond the ability of single
nations to deal with drugs,
pollution growth, exploitation
of the deep seabed, peaceful
uses of nuclear energy,
international monetvary


cooperation. {f
PROBLEM OF FUTURE
Consideration also needed to
be given to whai migl't be the
overwhelming problem of the
future the "rich-nation-poor-
nation" Mr. Spiers said.
The beginning of wisdom in
foreign affairs is that some
problems cannot be solved.
that defeat is not necessarily
the end of the world, that
there are limits to anyone's
power, that good intentions do
not guarantee against mistakes.
that ironies abound in
history," Mr. Spiers said.
In this respect he felt the
developments of the past five
or ten years had been good for
the U.S. They had contributed
to a more realistic, less naive
vision of its influence to the
"tragic sense" that is a
prerequisite for real maturity
The danger was. however
that a new generation, rejecting
the mistakes of their fathers,
would embrace those of their
grandsires.
WORLD STAKEi
As an informedd American
citizen." Mr. Spiers maintained
that the U.S. could not
withdraw into herself. Hler
stake in world stability was too
great to wash her hands of
what went on outside her
borders.
Secondly, the pluralistic,
democratic politico-econoniec
sy st e m developed
over generations of trial and
error and which prevails in
Broad areas of the western
world is the one most
consistent with the
enlargement of hunan
freedom.
It was worth preserving ant
the U.S. should continue to
make common cause and
engage in mutual self-help with
Other countries that feel tlle
Same way, said Mr. Spiers.
Three. The U.S. had no
"natural" enemies While there
were fundamental ideological
differences with the Soviet
Union and China, the
overwhelming common interest
was the need to prevent
nuclear war by accident.
ISSUES OF I RI( I IR \
This, therefore, justified
serious political attempts to
remove marginal issues of
friction, and some
collaboration in peace-keeping
such as in the Middle Iast
Despite the U.S.'s growing
domestic requirements for
resources it could not ignore
programmes of help to others
if not of altruism, out of
cold self-interest.
However, the U.S. was
every year devoting a snialler
proportion of its resources to
foreign assistance.
"We are a country with 6
percent of the world's
population, consuming 40
percent of the world's
resources," Mr. Spiers said
The U.S. should have the


NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that MRS. KERRIS EVADNEY
BUCHANAN of Eight Mile Rock Grand Bahama is
applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas,
and that any person who knows any reason why
registration should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eight days
from the 6th day of December 1973 to The Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P. O. Box
N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that MELVIN AMBROSE
GOUTHRO of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, is
applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas,
and that any person who knows any reason why
registration should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eight days
from the 6th day of December 1973 to The Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P. o. Box
N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that MARY ANN NANCY JOLLY
of Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given ihat SARAH ISADORA TAYLOR
of Eight Mile Rod: Graind Bahama i; applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that ,ry
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.


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THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA in recognition of the
world-wide contribution to their heritage and in dedication to the achievement of world
peace and the welfare of mankind have extended an invitation to the people of The
Commonwealth of the Bahamas to join in commemorating the 200 anniversary of the
American Revolution in 1976. His Excellency, Mr. Ronald I. Spiers,
United States Ambassador to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas (left) called on the
Minister of External Affairs, the Hon. Paul L. Adderley, Monday and presented to the
Minister by direction of the President of the United States the official invitation for the
people of the Bahamas.


NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that CONSTANTIN DORCEUS of
Ida Street, off Robinson Road, New Providence, Bahamas is
applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, for naturalisation as a citizen of The Bahamas,
and that any person who knows any reason why
naturalization should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eight days
from the 6th day of December 1973 to The Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P. O. Box
N7147, Nassau.





NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that EDWIN ANTHONY
DUNCANSON of Carmichael Road, P. O. Box N-1080,
Nassau, Bahamas is applying to the Minister responsible for
Nationality and Citizenship, for registration as a citizen of
The Bahamas, and that any person who knows any reason
why registration should not be granted should send a
written and signed statement of the facts within
twenty-eight days from the 13th day of December 1973 to
The Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P.
O. Box N7147, Nassau.
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NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that MARTHA ROSADA
WILLIAMS of Freeport, Grand Bahama is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.





NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that MR. ROGER SAUDAN of
Murphyville Circular Road, Nassau is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 5th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.


REX MORGAN, M.D. By DAL CURTIS

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NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that GUSTAVO ROSSI of P. 0.
Box F-207, Freeport, Grand Bahama is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
naturalisation as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.





NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that FRANKLIN ADDISON
CARTER of 113 Gordon Avenue, Freeport, G.B.I. is
applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas,
and that any person who knows any reason why
registration should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eight days
from the 13th day of December 1973 to The Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P. O. Box
N7147, Nassau.


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NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that GEORGE ALBERT
SIMPSON of Gladiator Rd. Stapledon Gardens is applying
to the Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship,
for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twentyeight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.





NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that SHERMAN WHITFIELD,'
RIGBY of P. O. Box N-458, Nassau, Bahamas is applying to
the Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for'
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any-"
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of'.
the facts within twentyeight days from the 13th day of,
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality '
and Citizenship, P. 0. Box N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that LLEWELYN ALEXANDER,
SIMONS of West Villas is applying to the Minister,
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for registration
as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any person who-
knows any reason why registration should not be granted
should send a written and signed statement of the facts-
within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of December'
1973, to The Minister responsible for Nationality and3
Citizenship, P. 0. Box N7147, Nassau.
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NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that CHRISTOPHERI
ALEXANDER WILLIAMS of Freeport, Grand Bahama.!is
applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality atd.
Citizenship, for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas,!
and that any person who knows any reason why
registration should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eight days:
from the 13th day of December 1973 to The Minister-
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P. O. Boxt
N7147, Nassau.





NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby gr'".i that IDILA SMITH of Eight Mile
Rock, Grand Bahama is applying to the Minister responsible -
for Nationality and Citizenship, for registration as a citizen
of The Bahamas, and that any person who knows any=
reason why registration should not be granted should send a
written and signed statement of the facts within
tweitv-eight days from the 6th day of December 1973 to:
The Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P.
O. Box N7147, Nassau.





NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby g ,en that ANNARENIA LOUISE
PIERRE of Palm Beach S'. N.P. BHS is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that NATHAN O'CONNOY of P.
O. Box F-0 Freeport, Grand Bahama is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement cf
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.





NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that SYBILE MILLICENT
DELANCY of Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama is applying
to the Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship,
for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.


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NOTICE

INOTICE is hereby given that ELIAS NOUGUEZ of Soldier
SRoad, P. O. Box 5898, Nassau, Bahamas is applying to the
SMinister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
nraturalisation as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
*'person who knows any reason why naturalisation should
not be granted should send a written and signed statement
of the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of
r Decemberr 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
'and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that PATRICK ARCHIBALD
_BARR of P. 0. Box N-424, Cable Beach, Nassau, N.P. is
applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
-Citizenship, for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas,
and that any person who knows any reason why
registration should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eight days
*from the 13th day of December 1973 to The Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P. O. Box
N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that RUSSELL E. BRIANS of P.
0. Box F-1601, Freeport, Bahamas is applying to the
"Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
naturalizationn as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why naturalisation should
not be granted should send a written and signed statement
of the facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
'and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that JOYCE POTTINGER of 26 A
Sumerville Drive, Freeport, Grand Bahama is applying to
the Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
.person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
december 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that LISTON JUSTIN GILBERT
of Nicolls Town,. Andros, Bahamas is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
naturalisation as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
'erson who knows any reason why naturalisation should
'fot be granted should send a written and signed statement
6f the facts within twenty-eiqht days from the 6th
day of December 1973 to The Minister responsible for
Nationality and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that D. L. D. CUNNINGHAM of P.
O. Box F1711, Freeport, Grand Bahama is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas. and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that SAMUEL DOOKERHAN
JAGNANDON of P. O. Box F1092, Freeport, Bahamas is
applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas,
and that any person who knows any reason why
registration should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eigh days
from the 6th day of December 1973 to The Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship P. O. Box
N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that UNSEUL CARY of Gilbert
Crescent, Freeport, Grand Bahama is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
naturalisation as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why naturalisation should


riot be granted should send a written and signed statement
of the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that SANDRA FERGUSON of
Mayfield Park, Freeport, Grand Bahama is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
:registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
'be granted should send a written and signed statement of
Mthe facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
iDecember 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
iand Citizenship, P. 0. Box N7147, Nassau.


NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that MRS. SELINA FERRETTE
of West End, Grand Bahama is applying to the Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for registration
as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any person who
knows any reason why registration should not be granted
should send a written and signed statement of the facts
within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of December
1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.


NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that MRS. CERASSE DELVA of
West End, Grand Bahama, Bahamas is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
naturalisation as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why naturalisation should
not be granted should send a written and signed statement
of the facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.


NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that NICHOLAS LENNET
MUSGROVE of East Street, Nassau, N.P., Bahamas is
applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, for naturalisation as a citizen of The Bahamas,
and that any person who knows any reason why
naturalisation should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eight days
from the 6th day of December 1973 to The Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P. O. Box
N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that MR. DELMYR DELVA of
West End, Grand Bahama, Bahamas is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
naturalisation as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why naturalisation should
not be granted should send a written and signed statement
of the facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that MR. JACK RAPHAEL
SONCEAU of West End, Grand Bahama, Bahamas is
applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, for naturalisation as a citizen of The Bahamas,
and that any person who knows any reason why
naturalisation should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eight days
from the 13th day of December to The Minister responsible
for Nationality and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that GLORIA BARRY of 24
Victoria Lane, P. O. Box F-888, Freeport, Grand Bahama is
applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas,
and that any person who knows any reason why
registration should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eight days
from the 13th day of December 1973 to The Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P. O. Box
N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that WILTON RUDULPH LEWIS
of 158 Oates Lane, Free Port, Grand Bahama is applying to
the Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of Dec.
1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that IAN ORMSTON BARRY of
24 Victoria Lane, P. O. Box F-888, Freeport, Grand
Bahama is applying to the Minister responsible for
Nationality and Citizenship, for registration. as a citizen of
The Bahamas, and that any person who knows any reason
why registration should not be granted should send a
written and signed statement of the facts within
twenty-eight days from the 13th day of December 1973 to
The Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P.
O. Box N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that EVALENA ELAINE
HARVEY of Grenada Ave., Freeport, Grand Bahama is
applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas,
and that any person who knows any reason why
registration should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eight days
from the 13th day of December 1973 to The Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P. O. Box
N7147, Nassau.


NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that MARY ELIZABETH
CHAMBERS of Freeport, Grand Bahama is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of
Decemberl973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that BASIL HOWARD
ARMSTRONG of P. O. Box 607, Freeport, G.B.I. (Nina
Apartments) is applying to the Minister responsible for
Nationality and Citizenship, for registration as a citizen of
The Bahamas, and that any person who knows any reason
why registration should not be granted should send a
written and signed statement of the facts within
twentyeight days from the 6th day of December, 1973 to
The Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P.
O. Box N7147, Nassau.


NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby qiven that FITZGERALD SPICER of
Eastern District, New Providence is applying to the
Mi.- ter responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas. and that any
person who knows any reason why naturalisation should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
ard Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.


NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that THOMAS GREEN of Eight
Mile Rock, Grand Bahama is applying to the Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for registration
as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any person who
knows any reason why registration should not be granted
should send a written and signed statement of the facts
within twenty-eight days from- the 13th day of December
1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, P. O..Box N7147. Nassau.





NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that MERES MONTE
THEOPHILE (sometimes called THEOPHILUS) of Wulff
Road Nassau, Bahamas is applying to the Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
naturalisation as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why naturalisation should
not be granted should send a written and signed statement
of the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that PETER A. TAYLOR of Eight
Mile Rock, Grand Bahama, P. O. Box F-953 is applying to
the Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that CAROL FAY TURNER of
Freeport, Grand Bahama is applying to the Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for registration
as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any person who
knows any reason why registration should not be granted
should send a written and signed statement of the factA
within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of December
1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, P.O. Box N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that WILLEY SILVER of P. O.
Box 540, Freeport Grand Bahama is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-ight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P.O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that OSWALD ALEXANDER
GEORGE MORGAN of 60 Rum Cay Place, Freeport,
Grand Bahama, Bahamas is applying to the Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for registration
as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any person who
knows any reason why registration should not be granted
should send a written and signed statement of the facts
within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of Dec. '73 to
The Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P.
O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that RONALD CHARLES
FORBES of Retirement Road, Nassau, Bahamas is applying
to the Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship,
for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that DAVID N. CLARKE of West
Bay Street, Nassau is applying to the Minister responsible
for Nationality and Citizenship, for registration as a citizen
of The Bahamas, and that any person who knows any
reason why registration should not be granted should send a
written and signed statement of the facts within
twenty-eight days from the 6th day of December 1973 to
The Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P.
O. Box N7147, Nassau.


NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that ELLA ALLEN ARMSTRONG
of P. O. Box 607, Freeport G.B.I. (Nina
Apartments) is applying to the Minister responsible for
Nationality and Citizenship, for registration as a citizen of
The Bahamas, and that any person who knows any reason
why registration should not be granted should send a
written and signed statement of the facts within
twenty-eight days from the 6th day of December, 1973 to
The Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P.
O. Box N7147, Nassau.


NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that JAMES P. CRESSWELL of P.
O. Box F-789. 168 Morgan Lane, Freeport, Randd Bahama
is applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, for naturalization as a citizen of The Bahamas,
and that any person who knows any reason why
naturalisation should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-elgit days
from the 13th day of December 1973 to Tne Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P. O. Box
N7147, Nassau.


NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that PAUL EDWARD ROBINSON
of Pinder Point, Grand Bahama is applying to the Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for registration
as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any person who
knows any reason why registration should not be granted
should send a written and signed statement of the facts
within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of December
1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.





NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that EDITH CATHERINE
RICHARDS of Pyfrom's Addition, Collet Road is applying
to the Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship,
for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 6th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7174,Nassau.




NOTICE
NOTICE is hereby given that GEORGE ALEXANDER
SILVER Of P. O. Box 540, Freeport, Grand Bahama is
applying to the Minister responsible for Nationality and
Citizenship, for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas,
and that any person who knows any reason why
registration should not be granted should send a written
and signed statement of the facts within twenty-eight days
from the 13th day of December 1973 to The Minister
responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P.O. Box
N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE

NOTICE is herevy given that LANCEFORD CEBERTH
WEDDERBURN of Manchester Jamaica is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship P. O. Box N7147.Nassau.


NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that GEORGE JEAN of Market
Street, Nassau is applying to the Minister responsible for
Nationality and Citizenship, for naturalisation as a citizen
of The Bahamas, and that any person who knows any
reason why naturalisation should not be granted should
send a written and signed statement of the facts within
twenty-eight days from the 6th day of December 1973 to
The Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, P.
O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that EVANGELINE
GEORGIADOU of Freeport, Grand Bahama is applying
to the Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship,
for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P.O. Box N7147, Nassau.




NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that CRAWFORD LEROY RIGBY
of Pinedale, Eight Mile Rock -- Grand Bahama is applying
to the Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship,
for registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P.O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that GARY MELVYN FAROUK
RAYMAN of Freeport, Grand Bahama is applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty-eight days from the 13th day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationality
and Citizenship, P. O. Box N7147, Nassau.



NOTICE


NOTICE is hereby given that RICHARD ALEXANDER
HALL of Freeport, Grand Bahama la applying to the
Minister responsible for Nationality and Citizenship, for
registration as a citizen of The Bahamas, and that any
person who knows any reason why registration should not
be granted should send a written and signed statement of
the facts within twenty.elght days from the 68h day of
December 1973 to The Minister responsible for Nationlity
and Citizenship. P. O. Box N7147 Nassau.


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REAL ESTATE


C12780
BUY A LOT
IN EASTWOOD
and receive
ROUND TRIP TICKETS
FOR TWO TO MIAMI
PLUS $100 VOUCHER
Call 27667 or 24815
Frank Carey Real Estate. Box
N-4764, Bay & Deveau,<
Streets

C 12884
MAKE AN INVESTMENT
THIS CHRISTMAS. ONLY
$75 down for a YAMACRAW
BEACH ESTATES lot 70 x
100. Private lake and beach
rights. From $80 month. No
interest compare amount
paid with subdivisions that
charge interest.
Call Pat Rutherford at 4-1141
or Morley & O'Brien at 2-3027
or come to the YAMACRAW
BEACH MODEL HOME any
afternoon.

C12915
EXCEPTIONAL HOUSE in
Ocean Estates consisting of
three bedrooms, two
bathrooms, lounge and
separate dining room etc. Fully
furnished.
House in Marathon Estates has
3 bedrooms 1 bathroom family
room, dining room, lounge etc.
Furnished.
Also houses in Blair, Skyline
Heights and other areas. Call
Bill's Real estate 23921.

C12925
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY
Two houses for sale by owner.
You may purchase a house
located in popular Blair Estate
that is rented to long term
tenants. Purchaser must allow
same tenants to continue
renting. One four bedroom
three full baths, fully air
conditioned, completely
furnished, children's play
room, wall-to-wall carpeting,
TV room, utility room, large
patio. Hurricane awnings.
ALSO
One three bedroom two full
baths, completely air
conditioned, wall-to-wall
carpeting, Fully furnished,
family room and utility room,
patio and hurricane awnings -
property walled around. A
portion of the purchase price
can be financed. Seeing is
believing. To view phone
42968.

C12868

A LARGE 3 acre property
suitable for apartment complex
with one existing large building
suitable for eight apartments.

A choice beach lot on the
Northern side of Exuma price
75c per sq. ft.
Choice commercial property
surrounded on all sides by a
road comprising nearly one
acre-price $25,000.00
Residentitil lots Sunshine Park.
Seaen Hills. Golden Gates 1 &
2, South Beach Est., Seabreeze.
Gleiiston Gdrdens, Sands
Addition, Stapledon Gardens
and Yamacraw Beach Est.

Terms available in most areas
and good cash discounts are
offered.

Call Bill's Real Estate 23921.

C12819 FOR SALE
DAVSON S REAL ESTATE
CO. LTD.

(Certified Real Estate Brokers
& Appraisers)
Phones 21178 55408
P. O. Box N-4648,
Nassau, Bahamas
Proudly present
SMASHING REAL
ESTATE BARGAINS
THROUGHOUT THE
COMMONWEALTH
2, 3 arid 4 BEDROOY
HOUStS in the following
areas.
EASTERN ROAD
EASTERN ROAD on the water
as well as on the hills.
SAN SOUCI
BLAIR ESTATES
GLENISTON GARDENS
WINTON
THE GROVE ( West Bay)
SKYLINE HEIGHTS
NASSAU EAST
SEA BREEZE
VILLAGE ROAD
GOLDEN GATES
HIGHLAND PARK
PROSPECT RIDGE


WESTWARD VILLAS
CONDOM INI UM
APARTMENTS in PARADISE
ISLAND
EAST BAY STREET
WEST BAY STREET
HOTELS and HOTEL SITES,
BEACH LOTS, COMMER-
CIAL LOTS, RESIDENTIAL
LOTS.
ACREAGE FOR
DEVELOPMENT IN THE
NASSAU AND FAMILY
ISLANDS SUCH AS; GRAND
BAHAMA LONG ISLAND,
ELEUTHERA, ABACO.
45 ACRE CAY IN THE
EXUMAS WITH DEEP
WATER HARBOUR AND
MORE
CALL
r "SON' 'rAt.
[ ..ATE Al-i ;,CY
Phone 21178 or 8093221178
55408 or 8093255048
P. O. Box N-4648
Nassau, Bahamas


REAL ESTATE


C12875
3 LOTS in Highland Park 100'
x 150' will sell separately or
together. Phone 2-1722-3-4-5.

C12900
Ocean view Eastern Road 1
and 2 bedroom apartments,
fully furnished with pool,
laundry, phone. Direct from
owner. Phone 3-4402.

C12874
HOUSE FOR SALE
3 bedroom 21/2 bath,
living-dining-family room
utility, maid's room
beautifully furnished, wall to
wall carpet, fully air
conditioned -- nice view --
attractively landscaped
walled in located in exclusive
Highland Park will sacrifice.
Phone 2-1722-3-4-5 (days)
3-4953 3-4462 (Nite).
C12895
EXCEPTIONAL BUY Villaqg
Road area 4 bedroom 2 bath
house, separate living room
dining room, kitchen, T.V.
room, store room, laundry
room, carport etc. Over 2,000
sq. ft. Completely enclosed
yard, Patio, barbeque pit,
above ground swimming pool,
decorative awnings, nicely
furnished, all new and modern
appliances, T.V., dishwasher,
dryer, self cleaning gas stove,
large self defrost frigidaire etc.
Only $50,000.
DON'T MISS THIS
OPPORTUNITY! Call 2-4777
Evenings 3-1425.

TORRENT

C12769
COTTAGES and apartments
daily, weekly or monthly -
airconditioned, fully furnished,
maid service available. Lovely
garden and swimming pool.
Telephone 31297, 31093.

C12761
WILLIAM'S COURT
APARTMENTS: 2 one
bedroom furnished apartment,
airconditioned. Call daytime
2-2152.

C12766
FURNISHED AND
AIRCONDITIONED 2
bedrooms, 1 bedroom and
efficiency apartments.
Telephone 5-8679.

C12772
ONE EXTRA LARGE two
bedroom, two bath, apartment,
with large living and dining, all
basically furnished -- Victoria
Court APARTMENTS on
Elizabeth Avenue between
Shirley and Bay Street.
F a c i i ti phone
laundry, parking, T.V. antenna,
airconditioned. Phone 54631
between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

C12934
ONE two bedroom apartment
in new duplex building situated
Boat Alley. Unfurnished. Call
54258, or 57365.

C12930
UNFURNISHED 3 bedroom, 2
bath house Golden Gates
No. 1. Telephone 5-9909 or
7-7711 after 7 p.m.


FOR SALE

C12913
J.C.M. Cash Register
Show Case
Writing Desk
Phone 24076, 51601, 23324

C12814
KLH STEREO AM/FM
American made -- very good
sound. Telephone daytime
2-2152.

C12914
1970 FORD 1 ton truck
$1975. Phone 5-2398.

C12847
GARAGE SALE
Enjoy great living ... indoors ...
outdoors
Inside & Outside Floral
Arrangements
Live green & artificial potted
plants
Christmas Decorations inside
& out
Chairs, Lounges, Platform
.. 2 Rockers
25" Colour Television


* Cutlery, Crystal, Chinaware.
.'. name it ... we got it.
'h i 3-4462.

C12936
WHOLESALE ONLY
Ladies' Panties, ribbon,
threads. Call for details -
Abbies Ltd. at 34208.


C12929
FORD FALCON 1966
$450.00. Grundig Radiogram
$250.00, Magnovox T.V.,
antenna and booster $250.00,
Carpet $60.00, Washing
Machine $65.00, two table
fans, baby push chair and
tricycle. Phone after 5 p.m.
22861 Ext. 337.

Cl 2' ,
12 41' A I u outnaiitntdil
steel columns with top and
bottom plates. Price $1800 00.
Also used building materials.
Call 22098 or 53581


CARS FOR SALE


C12891
1968 FORD Zephyr right
hand drive automatic good
gas mileage. Owner leaving
island. Telephone 31093.

C12918
1973 BUICK CENTURY
air-conditional radio. 6000
miles, excellent condition.
$6100. Phone 34527-28295.

C12916
1973 PLYMOUTH DUSTER,
air-conditioned radio --- tape
deck. Only 200 miles. $6100
Phone 34527 28293

C12917
1973 MORRIS MARINA,
excellent condition Only
8000 miles. $3300. Phone
34527 28293.

C12910
ISLAND MOTOR
COMPANY 1970 LTD.
USED CAR LIST
1968 VAUXHALL VICTOR
$450
1969 VAUXHALL VICTUH
S/W Std. Red $300
1973 PONTIAC VENTURA

Vinyl Floor Shift $5600
1970 VAUXHALL VIVA
4 Dr. Auto. White $495
1973 PONTIAC FIREBIRD
ESPRIT,
4000 miles only
A/C Stereo $6500
1969 TOYOTA
Red $150
Telephone 34636 7 8
Located Oakes Field
Opposite the Ice Plant

C12927
NEW PROVIDENCE
LEASING LIMITED
ARE HAVING A
BIG
PRE XMAS SALE
DOWN PAYMENTS AS LOW
AS ... $250.00 COME
ALONG AND CHECK US
OUT GET IN BEFORE THE
CROWD, AND BEHIND THE
WHEEL FOR XMAS TIME
Lot Location: GIBBS
CORNER, CENTREVILLE,
NASSAU.

1973 FIRENZA SPORTS -
NP.T. 397 Price $2,650.00 -
Down Payment $600.00
1969 TRIUMPH 2000 A/T
9749 Price $1,500.00
Down Payment $500.00
1971 VAUXHALL VIVA
SNP.M. 25 Price $1,200.00
Down Payment $400.00
1969 CHEVROLET S/W -
NP.X. 776 Price $1,500.00
-- Down Payment $500.00
1970 FORD MUSTANG -
NP.D. 133 Price $2,400.00
- Down Payment $700.00
1970 CHEVY MALIBU -
NP.W. 537 Price $2,400.00
- Down Payment $700.00

1973 HILLMAN HUNTER
A/T NP.W. 462 Price
$2,800.00 Down Payment
$700.00
1969 HILLMAN HUNTER
A/T NP.W. 57 Price
$1,200.00 Down Payment
$400.00
1971 FORD MAVERICK
NP.N. 406 Price $2,950.00
- Down Payment -$800.00
1971 DODGE AVENGER A/T
- NP.R, 371 -- Price
$1,800.00 Down Payment
-500.00
1970 VOLKSWAGEN S/W
NP.W. 336 Price $1,800.00
-Down Payment $500.00
1969 FORD CORTINA SIENNEW
A/T NP.A. 27 Price
$1,500.00 Down Payment -
$500.00
1970 OLDSMOBILE
CUTLASS SPORT N. 2716
765Price $2,950,00 Down
Down Payment -$ 800.00
1970 PONTIAC PARISIENNE
1- NP.Y. 411 Price
$3,200.00 Down Payment
$900Payment$250..000
1971 FORD PINTO NP.W.
765 Price $2,900.00
Down Payment $800.00
1970 FORD ESCORT -NP.G.

Payment- -$250.00
1972 DODGE AVENGER A/T
7947 Price $2,100.00
Down Payment 700.00
1971 FORD ESCORT NP.D.
546 Price $1,200.00 -


Down Payment $400.00
1971 DODGE AVENGER -
NP.S. 902 Price $1,250.00 -
Down Payment $400.00
SPECIAL !! ... ALL IN
RUNNING CONDITION
1970 FORD MAVERICK-
NP.E. 138 $700.00 CASH

1970 RAMBLER HORNET --
NP.S. 853 $500.00 CASH
1967 CADILLAC LIMOUSINE
- EXCELLENT BUY Price
$2,500.00 Down Payment
$700.00


PETS FOR SALE

C12933
BEAUTIFUL purebred
German Shepherd Puppies, 6
weeks old, wormed. Female -
$100. Males $125. Just right
for that extra special Christmas
Gift. Call 21986 ask for Mrs.
Pinder.


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LADIES' PANTIES
ABBIE LTD. 3-4208
Ladies' Panties Whole Sale Only


ANTENNAS LAUNDRY
DRY CLEANING
Island TV 2-2618 New Oriental Laundry 2-4406

BOOKSTORE LOCKSMITH
The Christian Book Bahamas Lock & Key
Shop 5.8744 2-4591 ext. C147

BUILDERS MEN'S & BOYS' NEAR
Richard's Construction5-7080 The Wardrobe 5-5599


CAMERAS mic
John Bull 2-4252/3 Cody's Records 2-8500

ARPETS OPTICIANS
Lee's Carpet Craft 3-1993 Optical Service Ltd. 2-3910/1

CUSTOMS BROKERS PLUMBERSi
Sunshine Plumbing
Martin's 2-3173 Maintenance Service 5-6251

DEPT. STORES PRINTING
Pixie's Dept. Store 2-3173 Wong's Printing 5-4506

DRAPERIES PROPERTY CLEAN-UP
Lee's Carpet Craft 3-1993 Gonzalez Clean-Up Service
3-1562/2-4726

DRUGS &
PRESCRIPTIONS RADIO & T.V. SALES
Carter's Records 2-4711
McCartney's 5-6068/5-2127

ENTERTAINMENT RUBBER STAMPS

Film & Equip. Service 2-2157 Wong's Rubber Stamp
Co. 5-4506

FLOOR MAINTENANCE SPORTS GOODS
Rug Cleaning & Installation Champion Sport Land 2-1862
Island Interiors 5-3576/4.2191_
GARDEN & PET TRAVEL
SUPPLIES T.-
Modernistic Gar. & Pet 2-2868 Playtours 2-2931/7
Nassau Pet & Gar. R. H. Curry & Co., 2-8681/7
Montrose Avenue 2-4259
HARDWARE TRUCKING SERVICE

John S. George 2-8421/6 Gonzlez Trucking
3-1562/2-4726

HEALTH FOODS WRECKER SERVICE
Nassau Drug Store 5-4506 Gibson Wrecker Service2-8896


FOR TNE ACTION f9O WANT




Shop Nassau Merchants

For Business And Services


MARINE SUPPUES ENTERTAINMENT
C12762
PACEMAKER 44 ft C12673
Luxurious Cruising Yach. THE UNIVERSITY PLAYERS
Phone 3-2371. PRESENT

C11894 .
1969 31ft. CHRIS CRAFT
Commander. Sleeps six, private
shower, two 230 h.p. engines %
with less than 200 hours,
kitchenette, good condition.
Call 24267, 54011.
C12872
3 4' N A U T I L I N t
HOUSEBOAT "Rub P
Bogonia" at Yacht Haven
160 hp inboard-out,
airconditioned, generator.
$6500 or best offer 23910 "They Raising the Flag
Randy. Now Mama"
By P. Anthony White
ANNOUNCEMENTS Directed by Fritz Stubbs
NNUNCEMENTS I | DUNDAS CIVIC CENTRE
C 12832 DECEMBER 13th -16th.
LUDEN LIMITED Curtain Time 8:30 p.m.
offering bestMatnee 2:00 p
CHRISTMAS SPECIALS Saturday & Sunday
until January 5th Tickets obtainable at both Del
COME AND PROVE IT Jane stores. $3.00 unreserved,.
Dowdeswell Street. $3.50 reserved. Matinee $1.50.
Tele hone2-2117. Phone 34107.


C12775

NOWOPENI

IASSAIIM I E FI SIF PPFIESI Il.

VWE STOCK WHAT THE NAME IMPLIES

Montrose Avenue opposite St. Thomas More School

Phore 2-4259.


Thursday, December 13, 1973


CLASSIFIED ADVS. BRING RESULTS-FAST
TO PLACE YOUR ADV. TELEPHONE 21986 EXT. 5


TRADE SERVICES CRISTMAS GIFTS


C12894
GREY Persian cat from
Harmony Hill Reward Phone
31627.

C12932
HALF Boxer dog-not full
grown in vicinity of Mackey
Street and Shirley Street. Call
Al Dorsett 22743.
C12928
NELSON MAJOR,
housepainter. Will anyone
knowing the whereabouts or
address of the above
mentioned gentleman please
contact Mrs. Harry Sands at
Phone 77874.



C12867
FOR HOMEMADE white and
wholewheat bread, raisin,
coconut, apple and pumpkin
pies, chocolate layer cakes and
fresh killed chickens ALL
SANDS' POULTRY AND
RAKFC:Y 31340.

IIELP WANTED
C12866
BARTENDER
SENIOR MAN WITH MIN. 10
YEARS EXPERIENCE IN
TOP CLASS NIGHT CLUBS.
KNOWLEDGE OF STOCK
CONTROLS. REFERENCES.
START DEC. 20th-2-2325.
C12923
THE ROYAL BANK OF
CANADA, Freeport, Grand
Bahama requires the services of
a Senior Assistant Accountant.
Applicants should be male. aoe
24 to 30 with G.C.E. in Maths
and English, and have at least 6
to 10 years previous banking
experience. Must be able to
supervise subordinate staff
numbering about 40.
Bahamians only need apply to
the Assistant Manager
Administration, P. O. Box F61,
Freepor t, or telephone
352-6631 for an appointment.

C12921
TOP-NOTCH secretary
required for Director of
Personnel and Public Relations.
Shorthand 100 wpm typing 60.
wpm. Minimum three years
experience as Executive
Secretary. Ability to work on
own initiative. Neat
appearance. Hours 9-5, 5-day
week. Apply in person, with
references, to Mr. Felix
Musgrove at Holiday Inn of
Paradise island between the
hours of 9-5.

C12926
(1) GENERAL MANAGER for
shipyard minimum 5 years
experience. Must be qualified
in cost accounting, estimating
for large wood and steel
vessels, have knowledge of
estimating major repairs of
diesel engines, and be capable
of maintaining entire
operation.

(2) FIRST-CLASS MECHANIC
5 years experience in
high-compression type engines
and outdrives. Must be able to
major 1-0's and electrical
component parts.
Call 55441, Box 8617, Nassau,
Bahamas. Mr. Ware, Paradise
Island Shipyard.

TRADE SERVICES
C12905
UNLIMITED PAINTING
When we paint you save more
Apartment Houses Homes
Call Harley Fox 23371.
C12767
T.V. ANTENNAS
Boosters for homes,
apartments and hotels
SALES AND SERVICES
Call 5-9404 WORLD OF
MUSIC
Mackey Street next to Frank's
Place.
C12777




Mackey Street
& Rosevelt Avenue
NASSAU, BAHAMAS
P. O. Box N3714
IATA CARGO AGENTS


':'J-TOMS CLEARANCE
& DELIVERY
MOVING, STORAGE
& PACKING
STEEL BANDING
& SHIPPING
HEAVY DUTY TRUCKING
FORK LIFT RENTAL
MECHANICAL HANDLING
EQUIPlMENT
SPECIAL QUOTATIONS
EXCELLENT SERVICE
REASONABLE RATES
CONTACT LYMAN PINDEP
OR JACK CASH
PHONE: 2-3795, 2.3796
2-3797, 2-3798
Airport 7-7434
FREE ESTIMATES'
C12887
IF YOU are planning to have a
party -
We can seat from 20 to 120
at
THE KING & KNIGHT'S CLUB
For reservations call 24758 -
King Eric or Chicago.
WE HAVE SOMETHING
SPECIAL IN MIND.


C12845
FOR ALL your Gardening
needs, trimming, hedging,
pruning, beach cleaning, for
prompt, reasonable 'and
efficient service, call 5-7810.

C12906
BAHAMAS ANTENNA
SYSTEMS.
For Better T.V. Reception
23371- 51772.


.
CHARLES E. MOSS
L. P. MECHANIC
Repairs Services
reconnections of all
appliances. Tel. 54455.


FOR CHRISTMAS......Give- a
Gift that will be remembered
and appreciated throughout
the year Barbell Sets!
Nassau Drug Store
Mackey Street
We hold the Key to Good
Health.

C 12858
MAKE YOUR ChristmaF
Shopping easy by buying a
copy of "Bahamian Jottings"
autographed by Bahamian born
Wilhelmlna Johnstone. Of
course we have many other
fine items to go with these
books. The Linen Shop,
Parliament Street.


RAND BAHAMA


I REAL ESTATE

C6520
FLORIDA Corporation seeking
income producing properties
and/or land in Freeport,
Nassau or Out Islands.
Unlimited cash available. Please
submit full details with
location, prices, income, terms,
etc. Reply in confidence to:
C.S.N., Drawer G, Miami Fla.
33164.




C6552
KIWANIS FLEA MARKET
RUMMAGE SALE
Bring what you have to sell and
keep the profits. Bargains
galore for buyers, thousands
of unusual, odd and useful
items for sale at cut rate prices.
Sunday, December 16 at rear
of El Casino. Small admission
charge for sellers only. Profits
for Y.M.C.A., sponsored by
Kiwanis Club of Freeport.


HELP WANTED


C12763
COST ANALYST
Bahama Cement Company
requires a Cost Analyst with a
minimum of 2-3 years
experience in industrial
accounting including in-process
Standard Costs. To assume
responsibility for Standards
Maintenance Forecast, Cost
Analysis and Appropriation
Control. Minimum education -
Junior College or business
school certificate in accounting
or partial qualification in
professional accounting
society. Interested applicant
contact: Personnel
Department, Bahama Cement
Company, P. 0. Box F-100,
Freeport, Grand Bahama.

C6554
CATALYTIC WEST INDIES,
LIMITED,
Post Office Box F-2544,
Freeport, Grand Bahama has
job opportunities for
Bahamians in the Industrial
Maintenance Field, Freeport,
for the following position:-
MAINTENANCE FOREMAN
(MECHANICAL) Must have
a minimum of eight (8) years
refinery or chemical process
plant experience in
trouble-shooting repair and
maintenance of all related
refinery rotating equipment
such as; pumps, turbines,
compressors and transfer
equipment.
Qualified applicants should
reply to: Deputy Chief
Industrial Officer, Ministry of
Labour, Freeport, Grand
Bahama island, BAHAMAS

C6553
Bahamas Steam and Pressure
Cleaning Services, P. 0. Box
F-2567, Logwood Rd.,
Freeport requires a steam
pressure cleaning and scrap
grading man with mechanical
abilities, also with 5 years
experience in this field. Job
involves cleaning of roofs,
sidewalks, carpets and grading
scrap metal. Must be willing to
wear water boots, for Health
Protection, apply in person.


C12764
COST ACCOUNTANT
Accountant with minimum 3
years experience in Industrial
accounting including Standard
Costs Minimum
education Junior College or
business school certificate in
accounting or partial
qualification In professional
accounting society. Interested
applicant contact: Personnel
Department, Bahama Cement
Company, P. 0. Box F-100
Freeport, Grand Bahama.


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HELP UNTED -
C6543
Trainees Wanted
Bahamas Oil Refining
Company (BORCO) requires
Trainee Laboratory
technicians (male) in its
Product Control Laboratory.
Applicants should possess
G.C.E. or equivalent
qualifications in Mathemattcs,
Physics and Chemistry add
should be interested in learning
modern routine analytical
techniques, including
chromatog raphy ,
spectrophotometry and
analysis by X-ray.
Qualified applicants may
contact the BORCO Personnel
Office: P. 0. Box F-2435;
,Telephone 352-9811.
C6544
BOOKKEEPER/TYPIST: To
do daily ledger for shops.
operate ten key adding
machine and work foreign
exchange dollars conversion.
3-5 years experience. Police
Certificate required.

PIANIST: Pianist to play with
OSSIE HALL BAND at the
Grand Bahama Hotel. Should
have ten years musical
background in playing and
reading music. Applicants
should bring along Police and
Health Certificate.
Interested persons apply:
GRAND BAHAMA HOTEL.
WEST END, GRAND
BAHAMA, Personnel Office
between the hours of 9:00 a.m.

through Friday. Elon Martin,
Jr., Personnel Director.
C6533
COOPERS & LYBRAND have
several vacancies for qualified
Chartered Accountants in their
Freeport office. Apply -In
writing to P. 0. Box F-21-,.
telephone number 352-847-t,
Freeport or P. 0. Box N5915,
telephone number 2-1061,
Nassau, Bahamas.

C6549
Experienced JANITOR for
night work. Knowledgeable in
floor and maintenance
procedure.

Freeport. -

C6550
Catalytic West Indies, Ltd.,-P.
0. Box F-2544, Freeport.
Grand Bahama, have job
opportunities available for
Bahamians in their Refinery
Maintenance organization,
Freeport for the. following
positions:-
ELECTRICAL INSTRUMEN-
TATION SUPERVISOR -
Must have minimum of 10
years Instrumentation
Electrical experience as a
Mechanic and Foreman arn
have thorough knowledge- ot
Refinery or related industries,
in conjunction with pneumatic,e
electronic and Refinery
electrical equipment. -,
Qualified applicants should
reply to:
Deputy Chief Industrial Officer
Ministry of Labour,
Freeport, Grand Bahama, .
BAHAMAS :'


C6551
FINANCIAL
REQUIRED


EXECUTIVE


Treasurer/Controller for lasge
transportation Company. M4st
have University Degree or over.
20 years experience in tourist
related industry. Duties include#
preparation of financial
statements, statistical analyi,
budgets and financial control.
Applicants must be eliglble'Io
insurance bond and prov i-
references and PoIci
Certificate on first interv v.
Freeport Taxi Comphny
Limited, P.O. Box F-
Freeport, Bahamas.


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Thursday, December 13, 1973


S_______h ributwt


LONDON Soccer clubs,
hit by Britain's power crisis,
are asking for Sunday matches
or a one-month shutdown to
save them from bankruptcy.
Because of a ban on
floodlights, games are starting
early. Midweek games, usually
played in the evening, are being
staged in the afternoon before
handfuls of spectators.
John Ireland, chairman ,i


J


Obed

fit

for


fight


BAHAMAS welterweight
champ Elisha Obed is
Reportedly in top condition for
his ten round main event
tomorrow night against Puerto
; Rican middleweight Saulo
SHernandez at the Nassau
Stadium.
SObed will be fighting his
:. 12th main even and his 41st
,fight in an unbeaten career.
.This not only sets a new
tBahamas ring record but also
,'shows Obed's ability to be
ranked on a world scale.
His opponent Hernandez
From a total of 17 bouts loss
P two and drew one. One of his
Losses went to tough junior
middleweight Sandy Torres.
SIn other bouts tomorrow
'night, Freddie Major meets
Jerry Powers, and Afro Davis
'meets Cleveland Williams.

TENNIS SEEDS
The following are the
:'seedings for the $10,000
'Bahamas International Open'
tMen's singles B. Gottfried, C.
Graebner, 0.. Bengston, (;.
'Scott. V. Gerulaitis. S.
'Warboys, B, Mottram, A.
Carrero.
Men's senior G. Mulloy, L.
Brose, R. Stubbs, W. Pars.
Ladies' singles M.
Guzman, J. Hass. D. Ganz, B.

V.


Wolverhampton Wandcrcis.
said he would like the season
halted for a month and then
extended at the scheduled end
next May.
"We can't afford to play
games at the moment. Because
of the early kick-offs : first
Division clubs are losing
10,000 spectators a match."
Wolcrhainpton got a lot .A
support But other clubs,


in l I u d ng Le i center
Bimmngham ('it and ('Coenry
\\otild rather have clcaguc games
s\\tI lice fronl Saturday to
Sundlllay.
Sotiiccr has never bccn
played in Britain on a Sunday.
It w old need an Act of
Parhament. Under British law,
no hntod is allowed to charge
ftl ,dmlinssion to a sports even
on Sunday.


By GLADSTONEI TH URSTON
FLORIDA apprentice Professional Golf
Association champion Dale Welker yesterday
shot a sizzling five-under-par 67 breaking the
South Ocean Golf Club's course record by two
strokes while leading his team to first place
honours in the first round of the South
Ocean's International Pro-Am tournament.
Teaming up with Joe Craig, Clint Barnes and
Robin Burchell, all of Florida, they put
together scores of 28 and 25 for a total of a 19
under-par 53 taking a three stroke lead in the
net best ball affair.
Welker who upset South Ocean's former
teaching pro Lou Garrison's record, leads
Bahamas' Donald "Nine" Rolle by two strokes
in the stroke play division. Third in that
division with a two-under-par 70 is Sonesta
Beach's Charles Saunders. Audnel ('larke shot
a fourth place par 72.
Outstanding in his debut at South Ocean
Welker picked up a total of eight birdies
four on the back and four on the front nine
holes. lie ended the front nine holes with a
four-under-par 32 and controlled the back
with a one-under-par 35.
"We just got it going early," said an elated
Welker. "We have a good team and now. they
will have to play to beat us." Welker's trouble
holes were the 12th and 13th which he bogied
and double-bogied respectively. For the
remaining three rounds, "we have our putters
in the oven already," he smiled.
Rolle, the Bahamas' touring pro. in the best
form of his career, held a strong two-under-par
after seven holes on the front nine. He missed
a two foot par putt on the ninth hole going
out with a one-over 35.
Birdies on the eleventh and sixteenth holes
gave Rolle a competitive two tinder par 34.
His match play team which comprised of


Preston Stuart, Michael Rolle
MOMIMMIMMI


and Basil Smith


Many clubs in the English
third and fourth divisions
could not afford a month's
shutdown. They have to go on
paying their players' wages and
they would have no revenue
coming in.
Ted Bates, general manager
ot First Division Southampton,
objected for another reason.
"If we shut down for a
month it could make it


compiled scores of 27 and 29 for second place
in that division, three strokes back.
"If my team play the same way they play
today, I think we are capable of shooting a
steady 16-under-par said Rolle who was not in
the least surprise at Welker's score. "That's his
type of score. He's the leading money winner
in Florida."
Rolle, who yesterday tied the former course
record, previously set the record that Garrison
broke.
Sonesta Beach Pro Charles Saunders, who
started his game with a 15 foot birdie putt on
the second hole, was good for a two-under on
the front nine. lie picked up two strokes
bogies orithe 12 and 13th but he made no
mistake on the remainder coming in with a
straight 36.
Ilis team of It. Poitier, W. Palmer and H.
Braithwate came through with a third place
57.
The surprise player of yesterday's first
round no doubt was 13-year-old junior Eric
Gibson who shot a commanding par 79 paving
the way for his team's third place total of 57.
Audnel Clarke, the pro of that team, shot a
fourth place par 72 in the gross division.
"I know he could hit the ball, but not that
good," said his father who played in the same
foursome. "Ile has a built-in swing. That's why
I couldn't hit the ball. I was too excited
watching him." Young Gibson tamed the back
nine for a par 36.
"There is no way to put it but that he hit
the ball pure," noted Clarke concerning
Gibson Jr "He was actually chasing me."
The following are the gross scores: Dale Walker 67.
Donald Rolle 69, Charles Saunders 70, Audnel Clarke
72, Dave Clayton 73, Ted Maude 3,G;len Phillips 73,
Kent Sasher 73: Lee olderr 74, ;eorge Turnquest 75.
Harold Dymond 76, Charles Houts 76, Garv
Pitchford 76. Al Green 77, Gerry Miller 77, John
Philp 77. Al Huestis 78, Max Atherdon 80, Ben
Stuart 82 .


difficult to get the fans back
later in the season," he warned.
Meanwhile, the teams are all
set to battle on for the
moment under present
conditions, except those that
own their own generators.
These only a handful
are able to start the games later
and finish them under
floodlights.
Leeds United. unbeaten after
19 games, have a difficult away


own

game with Chelsea this
Saturday. Chelsea have
recently come into form
and have won four home games
Leeds, six points ahead ot
their nearest rivals Liverpool in
the championship race, are
favoured to preserve their
record. If Leeds draw or win,
making it 20 games from the
start of the season without a.
defeat, they will set a record
for the English league.


Eric Gibson Sr. confidently drives his way out of the
rough. His team headed by Audnel Clarke holds second


place after two rounds.


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United States touring pro Lee Elder (left) helps clear the way for Jim Duncor
(right) ball. Picture: RICHARD ROI


Picture: RICHARD RODGERS


-CRUCIAL TUSSLE


FOR MARLINS


AND STINGRAYS


By IVAN JOHNSON
MARLINS and Stingrays
fans eagerly await Sunday's
crucial BAFA game when the
two teams will battle for
fourth place in the league table
and subsequently qualify for
the playoffs.
Both teams go into Sunday's
game sporting identical records.
three wins and six losses.
Last weekend the Marlins
had a morale boosting game
when they hammered the
Hurricanes 31-0 for an upset
win and kept alive their
chances of gaining a place in
the playoffs.
The Marlins will be relying
heavily on quarterback Andy
Key, running back Rickey
Thompson and wide receiver
Pat Knowles.
This season Key has
completed 21 passes in 91
attempts for 278 yards, while
passing for I touchdown and 7
interceptions.
Thompson leads the Marlins
rushing with 271 yards in 69
attempts for 5 touchdowns --
Knowles heads the Marlins
receivers with 9 catches for
1 29 yards.
In comparison, Stingrays
quarterback Bernard 'Porky'
Dorsett sports a more
impressive record than Key.
Dorsett has completed 38
passes in 140 attempts for 504
yards: passed for 9 TDS and 19
interceptions to put him
second in the quarterback
ratings behind Jets quarterback
Jesse Ferguson.
In addition to this Dorsett
also tops the Stingrays rushing
stats, with 293 yds. in 64
attempts to his credit.
In support, Dorsett will have
the services of one of the
league's best wide receivers
Kelton Humes who has
snapped up 16 passes for 191
yds. and 4 TDS to put him
third in the league's pass
receiving stats. behind lHuyler
and Bostwick of the Jets.
In the running back
department the Stingrays have
Garth Major 172 yds. on 48


r~s~Ji~~'p~


PORKY DORSETT
Impressive record
attempts and speedy Greg
Fisher.
On their last outing the
Stingrays had a tough time
beating the league's cellar
dwellers, the Classic Pros
14-0 but they still have the
comforting thought that they
defeated the Marlins
convincingly 32-6, earlier in
the season.
However, the Marlins had
several key players injured for
that game and Sunday's game
should be a real cliffhanger.
Depending on the result of
Sunday's game either the
Marlins or the Stingrays will
join the Jets. Crushers and
Hurricanes in the playoff
games slated to begin on
Saturday, December 15.

Feaver threat

PERTH Britain's powerful
John Feaver emerged today as
the main threat in the West
Australian open tennis
chamn pionships.
Feaver and West German
Ulrich Pinner are now
considered the main foreign
threats to the Australian Davis
Cup squad players.
In a hard and powerpacked
doubles match against Bobi
Giltinana and Syd Ball (both
from New South Wales),
Feaver teamed with Sydney 's
draeme Thompson to make the
Australians work for their 7-6,
6-2 victory.


Saints go marching on


,".. CONTAINER Saints veteran
S coach Andrew Demeritte was
sure that he had defending
champs Becks Cougars all
wrapped up in a nut shell and
., his prognostication came true.
Now he is convinced he knows
who will win the Nassau
League pennant.
Last night, Kermit Rolle
going 12 for 28 from the field
scored a game high of 25
points and captured 19
S rebounds leading the Saints to
a 77-71 victory over the
Cougars and sole possession of
first place in the Nassau
League.
/ "We worked on the way the
S Cougars beat us the last time
and they tried to come back
fIt'' with the same thing but we
ibe's made plans to counteract
DGERS that," said Demeritte who with


Larry leads Mercury to 3-0 shut out


I ANE se teran Larry
d Alb en as consistently
outstanding in his performance
this season, rolled top scores of
256, 226 and 216 Tuesday for
a record breaking match high
of 698 leading defending
champions Mercury Bowling
Squad to a 3-0 shut out over
City Market.
Going into Tuesday's match
favoured with 18 handicap
pins, Mercury controlled the
three games 972-919, 901-867
and 887-842 taking the first
half championship of the
Bahamas Bowling Association.
D'Albenas who led the
bowling average throughout
the season ending with a first
place 192. could not go wrong
between the second and ninth
frames of the first game. He
rolled eight consecutive strikes.
d'Albenas incidently holds the
record as being the only player
to bowl a perfect game.
Along with team captain
Cedric Saunders who was
consistent for a strong first
game 205, Mercury took the
lead from the first frame and
held it throughout.
Marketeer Ronnie Turnquest
presently holding a second
place average of 183 kept his
team in contention with a good
220. Winston Bethel had a 199.
City Market came out
steaming in the second game
notching an 18 point tie by the
fourth frame before going on
to take the lead by one.
Again, d'Albenas was near
unstoppable and strikes from


the fourth through eighth
frames drove Mercury to a one
point ninth frame lead where
they took over for good.
Leslie Pinder who opened
his second game with three
consecutive strikes went on to
contribute a 170 having
bowled a 177 in the first game.
Saunders was good a 186.
Tony Roberts led the
Marketeers in that game with a
team high of 205. Turnquest
had a 179.
The final game once more
saw City Market making a
strong come-back, even taking
the lead going into the ninth
frame. Plagued by open frames


in the tenth, the Marketeers
were unable to hold their
position and dropped the final
game by 35 pins.
MERCURY


I). Johnson
L. Finder
(;. I-riesen
L. d'Alhenas
C. Saunders


143-138--150-431
177 170-132-479
173- 163-182-418
256-226-216-698
205 186 189-580


CITY MARK T
T. Roberts 154-205 147 506
W. Bethel 199-165 -163-527
B. Roberts 167 -152 --55-474
R. Turnquest 220-179-151-S50
B.Sands 179-166-226-571

Andrew Rogers rolled a
match high of 540 and Rickey


Lowe added a 483 leading
Nassau Guardian to a 2-1
victory over Finco.
In the Guardian's 798-681,
755-722, 724-747, victory,
Rogers had games of 190, 210
and 146. Lowe went 215, 103
and 165.
Mike Martinborough led
Finco with 179(468). Team
captain Percy Knowles had a
158(446).
PLAZA LEA(UIE
lIRST HALI STANDINGS
W L
Mercury 39 12
City Market 36 15
l.innc 23 28
Nassau Guardian 23 28
Sawyer's I ood 20 31
Honme 1-urniture 14 37


head coach Fred Demeritte
fashioned the Saints' game
plan.
The Saints took the lead
after four minutes of play and
behind the top performance of
rookies Kevin Rolle and
Reubin Knowles stretched it to
as many as 16 points before
the end came. Kevin captured
19 rebounds and scored 18
points. Knowles added 12
points and gave a game high of
12 assists.
Fred, who controlled the
team from the bench, pointed
out that the Cougars were not
expecting them to play team
ball. "The Cougars drew first
blood and we came back with
blood in our eyes," added
Andrew.
Bahamas national team
guard Peter Brown topped the
Cougars with a team high of 15
points. He captured 13
rebounds and gave eight assists.
Stancil Ferguson who handled
seven assists scored 13 and
took 16 rebounds. Rookie
Reggie Forbes topped the
rebounding department with
20.
Going into the Yuletide
break, the Cougars have a
chance to come within a half
game of the Saints when they
play Bain Town next week
Wednesday. The Saints play
their other game next year
January.
Kevin and Kermit were the
determining factors in the
Saints first half of play they
consistently matched the
Cougars scoring. Following a
Cougars' time out, those two
turned on the steam and paced
the Saints to a strong 30-21
lead with 4:43 remaining in the
first half.
Craig Fox then came on to
strengthen the centre and


contributed four assists.
Knowles who had it difficult
finding the range from the
outside came up with five more
assists leading the Saints to a
38-31 first half lead. Kermit in
that period scored 14. Kevin
had 12.
The Saints returned in the
second half with a stiff zone
defence which forced the
Cougars to attack from the
outside. Unable to match the
Saints' scoring, they trailed
54-38 after four minutes of
play.
Scoreless turnovers late in
the game threatened the Saints
command. However, they
utilized a Cougars time out to
reshuffle their game plan and
held on comfortably at 75-62
with 2:44 remaining in the
game.

C ENT R E/FORWARD
Tyrone Sawyer captured 13
rebounds and scored 12 points
while Aquinas College guard
Clifford Rahming scored
another 14 points leading
Becks Cougars Juniors to a
58-56 victory over Central
Avengers.
SIX-FOOT-NINE centre
Sterling Quant scored 26
points and captured 21
rebounds last night in the
Kentucky Colonels' 77-64
victory over Bahamas
Commonwealth Bank Warriors.
John Martin added 16 points
and Phil Poitier gave seven
assists.
BRIAN CARTWRIGHT
snatched a game high of 20
rebounds and scored 20 points
while Ray Rose added 12
points and gave eight assists
leading John Bull to a 64-52
victory over Budweiser Eagles
and their seventh consecutive
win.


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Crisis-hit soccer clubs call for one-month shutdo


Dazzling Dale scorches out




into the lead


COMMONWEALTH OF THI BAHAMAS 11)73
IN THE SUPREME COURT No.30
EQUITY SIDE.
NOTICE
THE QUIETING TITLES ACT 1959

The Petition of Bank Lane L.imited a company
incorporated under the laws of the commonwealthh
of the Bahamas and having its Registered Office at
50 Shirley Street in the City of Nassau in the
Island of New Providence in respect otf
ALL THAT parcel of land formerly comprising
Two pieces parcels or lots of land situate on the
South side of Bay Street between East Street
and Bank Lane in the C(ity of Nassau in the
Island of New Providence one of the Islands of
the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and
bounded Northwardly by Bay Street t astwardly
by East Street Southwardly by land the
property of the Bahamas Government and
Westwardly partly by land the property of the
Bahamas Government and partly by Bank Lane
which said parcel of land has such position
boundaries shape marks and dimensions as are
more particularly delineated and shown on the
diagrain or plan filed in this matter and thereon
coloured Pink Together with such right or
licence and Subject as mentioned in the said
Petition.
Bank Lane Limited claims to be the owner of
the unincumbered fee simple estate in possession
of the said land subject as aforesaid and has made
application to the Supreme courtt of the
Commonwealth of the Bahamas under Section 3 of
The Quieting Titles Act. 195') to have its title to
the said land investigated and the nature and
extent thereof determined and declared in a
Certificate of Title to be granted by tile courtt in
accordance with the provisions of (the said Act.
Copies of a Plan of the sidl land may be
inspected during normal office hours in the
following places:
(a) The Registry of the Supreme Court. Nassau.
Bahamas.
(b) At the Chambers of McKinney. Bancroft &
Hughes. 50 Shirley Street. Na.ssaul. Bahamas.

Attorneys for the Petitioner.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that any person
having dower or a right to dower or an Adverse
Claim not recognized in the Petition shall on or
before the 4th day of January 1974 file in the
Supreme Court and serve on the Petitioner or the
undersigned a statement of his claim in tile
prescribed form verified by an affidavit to be filed
therewith. Failure of any such person to file and
serve a statement of his claim on or before the 4th
day of January 1974 shall operate as a bar to such
claim.

McKINNEY, BANCROFT & HUGHS
Chambers,
50 Shirley Street.
Nassau, Bahamias.


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