Dominica herald
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Title: Dominica herald
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 42 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Allfrey, P. Shand ( Phyllis Shand )
Allfrey, P. Shand ( Phyllis Shand )
Publisher: Dominica Herald
Place of Publication: Roseau, Dominica
Roseau, Dominica
Publication Date: February 2, 1963
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Dominica -- Newspapers   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: Dominica
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1955? Cf. caption.
General Note: Editor, <1963-1964>: Phyllis Shand Allfrey.
General Note: "For the General Welfare of the People of Dominica, the further advancement of the West Indies and the Caribbean Area as a whole."
General Note: Description based on: Jan. 12, 1963; title from caption.
General Note: Last issue consulted: December 31, 1964.
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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(i-or the Generac Wel'eIre of'l i'e P) :e L'o;i icia, /ti jrtlier adv ncemert o,: Ie Wt.st ]Jid/;es andtl ie Caribbran Ara cas a whole)


Weather Hitch St rik Ti.s .p Shipping
To Commonwealth Visit Sti e e
On Tuesday the Roseau longshoremen were asked to put
N THE WAY to their Commonwealth visit to Australli all spirits and beers in the warehouse under the tariff section
Sand New Zealand, the Queen and the Duke of Edin- (often used for dried fish etc.) and also to try and keep the
burgh are having some unscheduled stops. On Wednesday goods, as segregated by the tally clerkss, in groups by shir-
their DC 707 jet landed at Edmonton, Alberta instead of ping marks. Being paid by the ton, the men felt this wou'd
Vancouver, on account of coastal blizzards: on Thursday, hold them back and promptly stopped work.

tion of iIo for loss ot on-
nage whilst idle, but after
some argument agreed to ac-
cept 88 plus their "ton-and-
a-half" overtime. The nett
loss to the agents' principals
may exceed $40o, since 36
longshoremen and 32 lighter-

when they were 900 miles Pr e m ie r Diefenbaker in The stevedores (paid by had pa ei, punii g lighter- m"' wee involved, not
out in the Pacific on their which he stigmatised the the hour), aboard the Dutch men and stvedores into over- counting the stevedores who
w a v to Fiji, bad weather criticism as "unwarranted in- ship "Isis" did not mind, ime. Lightermen promptly were also on overtime when
forced them back and the t e r f e r e nce in the internal but the hghtermen (paid by demanded a flat compensa- unloading the "Rpon".
too Vancouver Hotel was affairs of a friendly state" and the ton) were held up and
thrown into a flurry by a went on to comment t h at the "Ripon" arriving later Youth TrUSt News
telephone command "p r e- America was not the "bos;" was -neglected completely.
pare for the Royal visitors." of NATO. By the terms of the. Union Secretary And Trustee Visit Dominica
Labour Party Take AS Opposition T Trinid Agreement with the Ship- Dominica was favoured with a visit from the Secretary
Initiatives Jamaica s pig Associa i o n, men of the W. I. Youth Trust Fund and a Trinidad Trustee
Should continue work dur-
... tlment of,-. this week. The visitors arrived by M. v. FEDERAL MAPLE
With the collapse of the Another "club", the Or- i the settlement of a ds- were met onboard b Mrs L a Robinson (Social
Common Market negotia- g a n i s a t ion of American pute. The Union officials Development Officer) and Mrs. Alfrey, local Trust Fund
tions, Commonwealth Re- States, which includes most pointed this out to the long- Chairman; they were greeted on the jetty by Mr. Eustace
nations became all important of the Lati n American shoremen but they were ada- Butler, Secreary-Treasurer of the Dominica Committee.
ulcak.Acine_ w dedr~ oie~me-st-east ....a -. L. manaiit. The Shipping Asso-...._ .._
L ab Brown tan a ffrn deci n were re el anJ -on U
seized the initiative from the book. Two of their mem were pre pared to waive the meant H o us e, Mr. Fred two outlying villages, where
seized the initiative rom theh beoos hav e alrea ir memd rules, but the instruction had Morgan and Mrs. O'Connor t h e y talked to parents and
Toreleiis byoin n n the brs have already objected from Government and paid visits to the Minister of met children coming out
television on Wednesday and to the proposed admission of tu he A., Finanal Social Services and the from school. His Honour
making a stirring call for an the newly independent states through the A. Financial f Minister, following and Mrs. Lovelace w r
immediate Commonwealth of Jamaica and Trinidad & Secretary to the C.M. and C h i f ,M minister, following and Mrs. Lovelace w fer
Trade Conference to re- Tobago on the grounds that back again the order had to which, a meeting of the their hosts at lunch, after
orientate all pa Conference the they are already members thaof go before being rescinded committee was held i Mrs. which they recorded a press
orientate nall sa in the they are already members oraril pending further Robinson's office to .discuss interview (broadcast o y e r
light of thenew situation another "club"- the British eoio rtherprojects a nd fund raising. WIBS, Roseau) and sa w

Macmillan Ruh TO Rome ommonwealthMeanwhile, four o'clock Conducted by Si s t e r undernourished infants at
Macmillan Rushes To Rome ..., fr o k Mary Alicia, the g u e sts the Infant J e s u s Nursing
Prime Minister Macmillan, CutlaSS Slasher gets Stiff Sentence toured the newly constructed Home. A public meeting
perhaps still hoping to sal- creche at the Catholic Social at Peebles Park was held at
v a g e something from the In Portsmouth last year a man ran amok and, with several vicious Centre then (joined by Mrs. 4.30 p.m.: Hon. Mr.
wreckage (ever the European swing of his cutlass, cut off Cyril Valerie's left arm and severely damaged Abbott Shillingford, com-
ron and Steel Communithe left hnd of Morri Paul The ar had a sequel in the Supreme Court mitee member) v i s it e d Cont. on p. 10
Iron and Steel Com m unit' ;..Lwee.... w e Mr tiC.t..,; o U ....... -....... u.., ... ....... ,_ .

application by Britain ha s
b e e n rejected) has gone to
Rome to see Signor Fanfani,
Italian Prime Minister (with
n e g o t i actions for Euratom
membership in process, Italy
is setting up a British-made
nuclear power plant). In
the course of his visit
Harold Macmillan will have
an unofficial audience with
Pope John.

Diefenbaker Raps U. S.
Commonwealth solida-
rity is slowly, but surely
being manifes ted. An
official criticism of Canada's
defence policy by U.S. with
regard to the use of Ameri-
can nuclear warheads for
missiles by Canada drew
a s h a r p reprimand from

tis x cl WIenL iV. JustLLC e t. etlrnal
years and 3 months imprisonment (to r
one's surprise in the packed court-
room, mlde an impassioned plea for
leniency from the dock, but the Judge
coldly infomed him that he was
lucky since the maximum term for
such a serious offence is 20 years.
Mr St. Bernard went on to say that
the country must have some security
against such people.

The Supreme Court also heard
the cases of Erdley Blanchard (em-
bezzlement of $575.30 received by
him on behalf of Government), who
was given 12 months. Albert
Duggan and Baptiste Paul for break-
ing and entering the Phoenix and
K. Valmond for breaking and enter-
ing the Marigot Store of George
Machor and stealing money and
goods worth $1,198.43. All plead-
ed guilty. Charged also with
Valmond were five other teen-agers,
Tardieu Linton, Wade Provost,
Ruffe Musgrave, Charlesworth
Thomas and J u s t i n e Chaplise.
Other cases heard were: Cyrille

rd sentenced Julien .Destoucne to 7
un concurrently). Accused to every-
Joseph, 4 years for bodily harm to
Corporal Eloi: Mark Toussaint and
Jerome de Ravariere --- breaking
into F. A. Baron's house at Cas-
tle Comfort -- 3 and 2 years res-
pectively. Eden Thom of Ports
mouth, 3 years for breaking into J.B.
Douglas' store and lastly, found
"Not Guilty" of breaking and enter-
ing the Unique Store were Claude
Gregoire and Mable Joe.

Nyasaland Breaks Away
Today February 2, 1963, Nyasa-
land becomes a self governing state.
Dr. Hastings Banda has succeeded
in freeing his country from the un-
wanted Central African Federation
which meant being tied to the
racialist-minded Southern Rhodesia.
Nyasaland, whose main export pro-
ducts are tobacco and tea, controls
the million kilowatt Kariba hydro-
electric plant the economic ad-
vantage coveted by the Rhodesias-

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There will be an interruption in the supply of elec-
tricity on Sunday 3rd. February, 1963 between the hours
of 1.30 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the following areas:-
i Bay Street
Long Lane
S Hanover Street
S Castle Street
Drury Lane
Bow Lane, Hodges Lane
Old St. between Barclays Bank & Market Square
King George V, St. between Cross St. and Market Sq, i
Church St. between Bay St. & Castle St.
Castle St. & Victoria St. between Market Sq, and
Fort Young,
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FOR 1962

In a release from the Education Officer w e have received t h e pass
lists for the the First, Second and Third Year Pupil Teachers examin-
ations and the results for the Preliminary Teachers Exams.
In the first year exam out of 43 who wrote the papers, 28 passed a s
follows; Samuel Luckie, Angela Cyrille, Nisbertha Joseph'. Matthias
Vigilant, Kenn th Samuel, Daphne Lugay, Editha Lataille, Primrose
Languedoe, Adeline Nicholas, Shirley Cyrille, Victoria Bannis, Philippa
Gachette, Melanie Lewis, Luke War:ington, Auldrick Anselm, Liwrence
Thomas, Edwina Etienne, Martha Wilson, Joan Dalrymple, Magdalene
Granville, Joan Jno Finn, Justina Pacquette, Maynith Charles, Ann Fer-
dinand, Henrietta Francis, Maudrie Challenger, Eugenia Corbette,
Delia Hogan.
Second year passes (25 out of 58) were; Calix Cuffy, Phillip Pierre-
Louis, Prince Houzelle, Seraphin Francis, Delia Hill, Lucy Seaman,
Hamlet Titre, Eudora Abraham, Ornah Celestin, Sylvian Leatham, Den-
nis Alfred, Zita Fevrier, Maudlin Laudat, Newton Ambo, Agnes Matth-
ew, Rosetre Serrant, Beverley Zamore, Cylma Prince, Christine F o y e,
Rosalind Samuel, Audrey Smith, Augustus Beaupierre, Raymus Thomas,
Verona Graneau, Andrina Thomas.
Our of 33 in the third year, 24 passed: Joanes Paul, Kenneth Bruney,
Cromwell Bruno, Cal.riei Michael, Doreen Sorhaindo, Ursuline Anselm,
Magdalene Cuffy, Evans Dodds, Dagma Warringron, Noreen Matthew,
A ngela Isaac, Avon E. Royer, Caleb Laurent,, Vcrnet Louis, Anth-
ony Alridore, Elp ha Charles, Mageie Thomas, Bertine LeBlanc,
Join Ann John, Rosemarie Williams, Bernard A. F. Barrie, E a n a
trancois, Vyleen Hazel; Rosalind Charles.
preliminaryy Teachers had 22 passes out of 55: Henry John, Ram-
ona Valmond, Chrisellia Sylvestre, Patrick B. Guiste, Theodora Eus-
tache, Rosa James, Mae Richards, Cecil Robimson, Augustus Dar-
roux. Odile Alcendor, Octancia Jno. Lewis, Dora Joseph, Odilia
Thomas, Eucika Louis, Averil Samuel, Algernon Shaw, Irasa Bruno,
Clanel Toussaint, Ernestine Ducreay! Penelope Dorset, Gladys Delsol,
Magda'ene Pascal,
To all the above the Herald offers congratulations and continued
improvement in the great work of equipping yourselves for the education
of the coming generation of Dominicans.

How To Live

Doctors Tell

F o u r hundred and fifty
business executives paid $2o
each to attend a, health con-
Sre n c e in London last
month "to learn how to
live." The conference was
sponsored by the Chest and
Heart Association of Britain.
Guests were comforted
when Dr. Arthur Douth.
waite, famous consultant of
Guys Hospital, told t h e m
that a a bit of alcohol was
excellent medicine after work,
but he warned bottle-a-day
alcohol drinkers that t h e y
were travelling a dangerous
road. When listeners
laughed loudly at the men-
Si o n of heavy drinking, a
psychiatrist remarked t h a t
their laughter was in itself
a sign of anxiety.
Dr. Douthwaite recom-
mended a walk of at least a
mi 1 e between dinner and
bedtime. He als o praised
Yoga, the practise of which
w o u 1d take six months to
learn, but which means to
most people "standing on
y o u r head." One of the
g u es t s reported afterwards
t h a t the faulty practice of
Yoga had once driven him
crazy: when he got out of
hospital, he stayed in bed o1
minutes longer every day and

felt much better! This gentle-
man agreed with Dr. Douth-
w a i t e that walking was a
good for health, and added:
..bgl1 'r' i .i i, .. doing
what y u ithi.k is good for
you, whether it is or not.'
I-rom our U.K. Corres-

Education Expert
Visits West Indies

Mr. D. M. Smith, Head
of the Education Department
of the Department of Tech-
n i c a 1 Co-operation of the
British Government, is visit-
ing the West Indies from 2zst
January to 7th February.
Mr. Smith will be in Jam-
aica from 22nd to 25th Jan
uary attending a meeting of
the University Grants Com-.
mittee of the University of the
West Indies.
He will subsequently visit
Antigua, St. Kitts, Montser-
rat, Dominica, Grenada, St.
Lucia, St. Vincent, Barbados
and Trinidad and Tobago.
During his visit to Barba-
dos a nd the Leeward and
Windward Islands, Mr.
Smith will be concerned with
teacher training facilities in
the Windward Islands and
the proposed Liberal A r t s
College in Barbados. When
in Trinidad, he hopes to
v i s i t the University of the
West Indies at St. Augustine.

Caribbean Solves
The Caribbean cou entries
had solved ith social
proLlem presented by a multi-
racial society "triumphantly," Mr.
D.K. Fieldhouse, a Coimmonwealth
historian, said in London recently.
Mr. Fieldhouse, who is lecturer
in the history of the Commonwealth
at Oxford University, was speaking
at a meeting organised by by the
Royal Commonwealth Society.
He said economic signs in the
Caribbean were also hopeful. He
did not foresee great affluence for the
countries there, but he thought there
were grounds for expressing reason-
able confidence in the economic fu-
ture. The political prospects were
not disheartening, provided ,ome so-
lution could be worked out for the
smaller islands .
Commenting on the dissolution of
the West Indies Federation, Mr.
Fieldhouse said one argument in fav-
our of federation was that it might
have reduced costs for the smaller
countries. He believed thit the
main reasons for the dissolution
were, that there was a cleat economic
divergence of interest between several
of the member states: there was a
clash of personality between politic-
ians; a federation as widespread as
as that in the West Indies was diffi
cult to run; the period of four years
was insufficient for it to overcome
its teething troubles and members of
local legislatures sitting in the central
legislature presented members with

Ships That Pass

"Flandre" Replaces "Colombie"

The sad refrain of "Adieu foulard, adieu madras" for the "Colombie"
departure has been sung for the last time Dominicans, Trinidadians ard
Frenchmen from the islands miss the old friendly, comfortable "Colombie'*
which has now been taken off the into the Mediterranean, calling at
West Indies run to be replaced by Le Havre, Casablanca, Madeira,
the more modern "Flandre", which Teneriffe, Lisbon and one (of the
will leave Southampton on March four cruises) at Cadiz.
26 and be seen as usual late at The pride of the French Line
night -- by Dominicans on May 4 (Compagnie General Transatlanti-
for her maiden trip to this island. que) is the "France" which, since its
The old "Colombie" will be con- maiden voyage a year ago, has made
averted into a one-class cruise boat 44'r ps across tl-e N. Atantic, one
carrying only 300 passengers in- cruise to the Canary Islands and one
stead of the 600 on the W.I. rn. Count. on page 3
The cruises will be leisurely runsnt on 3

Schedule of Applications for Certificates of Title and Notinrs
'.ereon and Caveats for the week ending the 22nd day of Dec, 1962
Nature of Request whether for
Date of Request Person Presenting Certificate of Title or Noting
thereon or Caveat
Request dated Alline Font ine Request for the issue of a First
Certificate of Title (with Plan at-
21st Jan., 1963, tached) in respect of that portion
by her Solicitor of land situateat Fond St. Jean,,
Presented in the Parish of St. Patrick in the
26th Jan, 1963. Colony of Dominica, containing
at 11.00 a. m. C.A.H. Dupigny 2712 square feet and bounded as
follows:-On the North by a Bye
Road and land of Edward Defoe, On the East by a Ravine separating it
from land of Donald St. Ville, On the South by lands of Edward Defoe
Sylvie Foritaine and Hamilton Anselm, andOn the West by a Bye Road.

Registrar's Office, A. B: MARIE
Roseau 26th Jan. 963 Ag Registrnr of Titles
NOTE:-Any person who desires to object to the issuing of a Cer-
tificate ofTitle on the above application may erter a Caveat in he e.bove
office within four weeks from the date of the first appearance o0 the above
tenk- A -P ^ -- c--MP -** *--- - ~^r .^o.

Lord Hades, former Governor- published in Ibis Isla7d.
General of the Federation who pre-
sided, said he believed there would
would be "a closer economic draw- ......
ing-together" in the Caribbean.
The thing which impressed him HE
during his travels in the West Indies i
and which might be missed by a GOLf G l
person not moving from island to UOL
island, was that the West Indians j
were one people.
w The impression you get is that, if A PY
they only knew that better, the bet- W
ter would be for them", he said. 1
"One felt it was sad that that time
had not yet been reached." Will be given to
Among the guests at the meeting fring any one of t
were the High Commissioner for
Trinidad and Tobago, Sir Learie
Constantine and the Depuzy H:gh
Commissioner for Jamaica, Mr. A. IPALMOLI V
I, Morals. (BIS) '

Trade Likelv

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GEORGETOWN, B. G., Jan 8, CP: OR 2
The Russian Trade Mission say;.
prospects for trade between Russia
and British Guiana are good, the
Ministry for Trade and Industry Only a lil
announced today. Russian Minis-
ter for Foreign Trade, Vassily Kam- 1CupS IS aI
ensky, left o n Thursday last week f
for Moscow after a month's stay to t
examine the possibility of two-way
trade. A m C
New Cure For Leprosy? *
Washington January 24, USIS:
Tbe U.S Public Health Service
reports spectacular new work ini 2 F
leprosy research that promises a vac- AS. Jan, 26, Feb. 2
cine to prevent the disease. ,..,.. .-..-




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Book Review I
The Satirist
Satire is a most potent weapon against tyranny, but only an infinicesi- i
mal minority of humans can use it successfully, since satire and irony are
delicate instruments and predicate a subtle knowledge of language. One of
the greatest English satirists was, of course, Jonathan Swift, who put tire- h
some V. I. Ps in their places as Lilliputians and horses. In modern times, a
Evelyn Waugh, whose satire on the British Army 'The Happy Warrior" t
may still be found decaying in our Free Library, and George Orwell, whose s5
"Animal Farm" is now a paper-back and an approved text-book for
schools, stand out among some half-a-dozen barbed names. It is doubtful, e
however, whether many people hereabouts have ever read the short stories e
of Mikhail Zoschenko, a satirist who disappeared. n
At one time (he wrote, we understand, in the late 192os) Mikhai '
Zoschenko's tales were very popular in Russia. They only attracted this I
reviewer's attention some years later, translated versions of his best stories I
having appeared in English highbrow magazines. Two of these stories had
such a special quality that they have become fixed if not embroidered in
memory forever.
Zoschenko wrote patriotic tales which apparently exalted the State.
One favourite was The Galosh, and although it is difficult to obtain a
copy today, this is its delightful theme as remembered. A certain humble
citizen lived in a country where everything was being reformed and revolu-
tionised. Probes and investigations abounded, but it was all for the good a
of the common man: (that's ne!-thought the hero of the tale.) One day
he lost a rubber overshoe on a bitter winter's night in Leningrad, as the city
had than been renamed. He lost it in a municipal tramcar, and so absolute
was his faith in the State that he knew his galosh would be returned to him r
in due course. Accordingly he went to the Government lost property (
department. The first time, he was told that he had come on the wrong
day: Monday was the day for lost agricultural implements and Friday for
lost personal belongings. On Friday he run into oth-r obstacles He
went in the afternoon and had to go back the following week, because his Y
name came under the heading A -- M, only dealt with during the morn-
ing. Meanwhile the poor follows left foot was freezing. After returning i
next Friday and allowing up a few more bureaucratic clues, he got a green i
form, filled it out, trudged through the snow in his remaining galosh, and j
received a package well done-up in brown paper and sealing wax. He
opened it in a neighbour's house, and it really was his own dear lost galosh.
Inchanted by this proof of the Government's infallibility. the happy
citizens and his friend consumed a quantity ofvodkha and hopped about
in various ne ghbours' yards, Next morning the poor chap found that
although he still had the well-cleaned galosh returned to him by the State,
he had kicked off and lost the other overshoe, and, ahs since it had nor been
lost on municipal property he could make no claim for it. I imagine the
man put the recovered galosh on his'mantleshelfas a monument to State
At the time Zoschenko was writing his tales, there was an acute
housing shortage in the Soviet Uuion. No-one cared to mention it pre-
cisely in the press, but Zoschenko wrote a beautiful little tale about a young
couple who were extremely fortunate: they had a nice one-room apartment
complete with bathroom adjoining. Their mother-in-law lived with them,
since the space allotment was strictly for thr e persons. One night a friend
came to dinner 'and admired their comfortable home. He was not invited
to wash his hands before the meal, but after a splendid repast, he ducked
around the steaming samovar and asked the young host if he could use the
bathroom. "It is very cold in there," said the host, looking embarrassed,
And indeed it was, because the temperature was well below zero and the
bathroom windows were open. The reason for such arctic measures was
evident: the mother in-law, well laid out and frozen stiff, occupied the
bathtub. "We are trying to keep her with us as long as possible." cried
the bride natherically. (Of coursr this device would not work in a climate
like Dominica's.)
Now Zoschenko wrote so delicately and sympathetically that it was
a long time before the full effect of his stories penetrated national conscious-
ness. In faet, their continued publication seemed like evidence of the
State's increasingly liberal frame of mind. But one day Zoschenko stopped
writing short stories. Why? Did certain people start read ng them twice
This reviewer made one all-out personal attempt to discover what had
happened to Mikhail Zoschenko. In June of 1961, seated at a dinner in
Geneva on the left of the Soviet Minister of Labour, she took part in a
literary conversation, and ploughed through the better-known works of
Pushkin and then Gogol's Overcoat. A lovely interpreter acted as go-
"Gogol's Overcoat!" exclaimed your reviewer. "But what about
Zoschenko's galoshl"
At first the Minister, quite understandably, said he did not know
what a galosh was. After prodding the beautiful interpreter with an
- evening-shoe and making imaginary signs of drawing on a rubber boot
(which delighted the Nigerian hosts), the point was taken.
"Mr. Goroshkin says he understands galosh, but he has never heard
of Mikhaii Zoschenko."
"Not heard of Zoscheuko! But what about the mother-in-law in
the bathtub? A marvellous story!"
"Mr. Goroshkin has heard many stories of mothers-in-law in bath-
tuds," was the genial response.
"But what ofMikhail Zoschenkol" persisted your reviewer.
"Mr. Goroshkin says he knows of a minor writer named Mikhail

lew Anglo-Soviet
Cultural Agree-

Brltain and the Soviet Union
ave signed a new two-year cuitiral
nd scientific Agreement, designed
o broaden and consolidate under-
tanding between the two countries.
The new Agreement will take
effect when the current Agreement
:xpires on 3ist March. It was
negotiated in London over the last
week by a British team under Mr,
Peter Thomas. Joint Parliamentary
Under-Secretary at the Foreign
Office and Mr. S. Romanovsky of
he Russian State Committee for
Cultural Relat ons.
A joint com.nunique said the
negotiations were conducted "in a
pirit of mutual understand-ng."
The old Agreement was renewed
and both sides agreed that it "was
being fulfilled on the whole satisfac-
The communique added: 'As a
result of the negotiations a new
Agreement was signed between the
Government of the United Kingdom
and the Soviet Union.
"The Agreement covers the two-
'ear per od from Ist. April 963, to
3Ist March, 1965, and provides for
he further development of contacts
between the two countries in the
field of science, technology, educat-
ion, the arts, cinema, radio and
television, Both Parties will also
encourage cultural contacts between
non-governm:nral bodies.. .....
"The Paries expressed their c.'n-
fideoce that the further development
of cultural and scientific relation be-
w. gen th,, r ,i.-'-.-.r, I f. --ll '-il.ti
the consolidanon ofmutual under-
standing between the British and
Soviet peoples. (BIS)

Coloured Golfer
Wins Natal Title

DURBAN, Africa Jan. 29
CP: Sesunker Sewgolum,
first non-white golfer to win
the Natal Open Champion-
ship, had to receive his prize
in the rain because club offi-
cials ruled that he could not
enter the clubhouse. He is
a thirty-three year old from
Durban who has twice won
the Dutch Open: he took
the Natal title on Sunday
with 293. His manager,
Louis Nelson, said, "We
were quite happy about it:
he knew the conditions be-
forehand and accepted them."


Ships That Pass

"Flandre" Replaces "Colombie"
(Cont from page 2)

Caribbean cruise a toral of 158,
ooo miles at an average speed of
over 30 knots and carried 63,
0oo passengers.

"Queen of Bermuda"

Great excitement was caused in
Roseau last week when an enormous
single-funnelled Inxury liner cruised
slowly Northwards, giving greeting
hoots. She was the famous "Queen
of Bermuda" of the Furness Ber-
muda line, making a maiden cruise
to the Caribbean. having called at
St. Thomas, Barbados and Trini-
dad. Of 22 552 tons gross, 588
foot from stem to stern and 77 ft beam
she has a maximum speed of 20
knots. Built in 1933 she was at the
time the largest turbo-electric ship
afloat. At the outset of World

War r t she was converted into an
anxiliary cruiser, her luxurious fit-
tings ripped out and seven 6 in.
guns mounted on specially sltrengt-
hened decks. At the beginning of
the war she did convoy duty mostly
in the South Atlantic and Antartic,
In 1943 she was again converted this
time as a troop carrier. A ten million
dollar refit after the war brought her
back into the luxury liner class and
she went back into service with her
sister ship the "Ocean Monarch"
on the New York-Bermuda run.
A recent mechanical refit in which
three new boilers were substituted
for the previous eight necessitated her
losing her three funnels and having
them replaced by one large one.
The huge six-decker is completely
air conditioned and has carried so
far more than a million and a half

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SGrowers who sell their fruit at the Platine and Berri-i
'coa Buying Stations are informed that owing to a re-i
*duction'in the number of stems sold at those points, they
Oare now being run at a considerable loss '.
SAs it is the policy ofthe Board to discontinue thei
:operation of uneconomical Buying Stations, the growers:
concerned are notified that unless quantities of fruit re-j
giVetd di vm8oIua ai d -Piatidn-ll t1ai-nreasei MMt1ie
stations made to run without undue loss, they will have:
Ito be closed.
i A further notice will be.issued if and when it is finally
Decided to close the two stations.
S29th January, 1963.
Feb. 2 i

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ARY 1ST, 1963, FROM 3% To 21%, ALL OTHER CON-i
For Barclays Bank D,C,O,,
i Roseau, Dominica.
] For The Royal Bank Of Canada,
SRoseau, Dominica.
( Manager.
Feb. 2-9
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"Oh! He is probably getting quire old by now, if he is still alive, ROBERT FROST DIES
Does he write anything more?" BOSTON, Jan. CP: Poet
"Mr. Goroshkin says he is certainly still alive, but you must be mis- Robert Frost, 88, uncrowned
taken, this man Zoschenko does not write short stories. He has always Poet Laureate of the United
written poety. Very serious poetry." And then, revealing that the Min- States ied today of pulmon-
ister was also gifted with a touch of satirical asperity, the interpreter added, states ed opulmon-
"The kind of peotry that would be much appreciated in independent ary embolism- a lung blood
nations." P. S. A, clot.







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THE predicament i n t o which Europe
has failed this week is in our v i e w
more of a political than a customs union
i ss ue. It was not just a question of
whether Britain would become a member
of an economic t reading community
(though that was part of the game), but
whether she would throw in her lot en-
tirely with the nucleus of a United
States of Europe.
For a lo ng while now Britain had
been hesitating over joining this exclusive
and powerful club, one of whose maxims
is no dealing with countries behind
the Iron Curtain. A major reason for
the delay (although Britain had m a d e
formal application nearly a year ago) was,
of course, the British Labour P a r t y's
insistence -- under the leadership of Hugh
Gaitskell that full protection should be
given to Commonwealth interests. Some
Conservatives also favoured caution for
,entirely different reasons. In other words,
Binain -would,,have joined the club on
terms to be agreed, ind doubtless it was
perceived in Europe t riiat'raccpiancc&of
those terms would have placed Britain in
a position of great authority.
Recently, certain dramatic e vents
occurred to b r i n g the long drawn-out
negotiations to a crisis and then to a dead
stop. One was the ascendancy of Presi-
dent de Gaulle not merely as a French
nationalist but as a potential leader of
unified Europe. Another was the sign-
ing of a treaty of accord between France
and Adenauer's Germany; and the third
was the death of Mr. Gaitskell, who re-
presented majority opinion in Britain on
his country's attitude to j oin ing the
Economically, the six European coun-
tries-France, Germany (F.R.), Belgium,
the Netherlands, Italy and Luxemburg
(and a couple of associate members)-had
much to gain in trade prestige if Britain
had joined. The United Kingdom's
manufacturing productivity, however, is
not increasing as fast as theirs, and on a

Call For Kenya

Tanganyika and Uganda
have told the British Gov-
ernment that the arrange-
ment under which Kenya is
represented in the East Af-
rican Common Services Aut-
hority alternately by the
leader of each of the two
parties forming the Govern-
ment has not proved satis-

long term basis she would also have
gained a great deal. This is no doubt,
either, that Britain's agricultural suprem-
acy was eyed with jealousy by other States,
just as the extremely good use little Bar-
bados makes of her small acreage is the
envy of certain neighbours.
The world was shaken by France's
sudden rejection (amounting to a veto) of
British membership of the E.C.M. and
de Gaullc's unusual consultations with
Adenauer. The reasons for such a volte
face appear complex: they include
France's attitude to U.S. domination of
NATO and what is considered British
subservience to America's weapons policy
(viz. Polaris). The United States has
shown great enthusiasm for Britain to join
the E.C.M. Moreover we must never
disregard the factor of personal power pol-
itics, a larger-scale version of what hap-
pened in these islands before the Federa-
tion cracked up.
The issue has now been forced to a
conclusion, although' in our view the last
word h,- b my mi-a-been said.'We-
may only add that the Strasbourg "Parlia-
ment' of the European 'Economic Com-
mrunity is a nominated one from which
Communist deputies are debarred (anld
both France and Italy have many such
M.P.s); ordinary electorates have no voice
in its affairs and we have not heard of
trade union views being represented.
Now that Britain is squeezed out, what
effect will it have upon her home politics,
and how much sympathy would British
trade unionists receive from the Unions
and Syndicats of Europe if there were a
resultant trade recession. There are al-
ready close on a million unemployed per-
sons in the U.K.
We in the little dependent islands of
the West Indies can only look on and
hope that whatever happens next, the
durable framework of the Commonwealth,
which has been moving toward a strong-
er democracy and a larger brotherhood than
the European one, will star'd the strain.

factory, and they called for
elections as soon as possible.
This was disclosed in a joint
statement issued on Thurs-
day by the Commonwealth
Relations Office after talks
in London between Mr R.
M. Kawawa, the Vi ce-Presi-
dent of Tanginyika; Mr. A.
M. Obote, Prime Minister of
Uganda; Mr. Macmillan;
and Mr. Sandys, the Secre-
tary of State for Common-
wealth Relations and the

Mr. Sandys, the statement
said, made it clear to Mr.
Kawawa and Mr. Obote that
the British Government were
as keen as they to expedite
as much as possible the hold-
ing of elections in Kenya.
It was also announced
that Mr. Sandys will visit
East Africa shortly to stuJy
problems on the spot.


This happy photograph of Britain's lost Labour
leader Hugh Gaitskell was taken in Trinidad
during his first and last visit to the West Indies
several months ago. Mrs. Allfrey was then a
Federal Minister, and two Ministers without Port-
lolio are seen in the background.
(With acknowledgment to "Trinidad Guardian" photographer.)

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Co' respondents are asked t( submit their full names: aid addresses as
a guarantee of aood faith, bu' not necessarilyfor publication, better, should
be as sho. t as possible Controversia: political letters will not 5e pub-
lished anonymously. Views expressed in People's Post do not necessarily
reflect the policy of the Ed to-' or the Proprietor.

Authorities Don't Care

Dear Sir: While the Roseau Town Council and Goverment per-
sist in their policy of non-cooperation, the people -f this island especially
:he residents of this town are suffering in countless ways.
On account of the ditchess and trenches in the streets owner; of ve-
hicles are paying an extremely high price for the upkeep of those vehicles
all through the negligence and wickedness of people who have pledged to
serve. The lives of pedestrians are in danger every minute by drivers trying
to avoid th. potholes and trenches in the streets, and ankles are sprained
everyJ y by pedestrians trying to jump over the said trenches.
It is indeed high time that something be done to alleviate that state of
affairs, or we may be forced to tell the City Fathers that the days of their
usefulness are over. It is indeed a pity that we did not do away with the
Roseau Town Council at the inception of the Ministerial System. We
would surely be saved by the duplication of representatives, and therefore be
spared from the misdeeds of two opposing forces.
This Acrostic on the Roseau Town Conncil is a picture of the pres-
ent state of things:
Rivers of tears are being shed
On the poor condition of our streets.
So many accidents are being caused by
Evading potholes here and there.
And what does all this mean to us,
Unending rise in taxes rates.
Townsfolk are afraid to walk
On dark and even on moonlight nights,
Words fail to bring any relief, and
Nothing seems to tonch your hearts.
Can you not try and make a start
On the large trenches in River Streetw
Unless we come on bended knees
Nobody seems to care at all.
Contentions between yourselves and state
Imposes a strain unbearable, and
Leaves us begging endlessly.
(Cont. on page 7)





Few men have made such an impact on the Dominica scene as has
Charles Clarence Coleridge Bellot, known to all as Charlie. And when
on Wednesday at r. 45 a. m. he passed away to the great beyond the la;t
tribute paid to him by his host of friends as they followed his corpse from
the St. George's Lodge to the Wesleyan Church and to the cemetery bore
testimony to the esteem he commanded
Charlie was born on December 3rd, 1907 but the experience acquired,
stored and magnanimously dispensed in the 56 years of his life gave him
the agedness of the philosopher and sage.
His education did not stop with his attendance at the Dominica
Grammar school, the Antigua Grammar School and Harrison's College.
Barbados; but as he went through life's journey, his keen observation and
practical mind gathered data, while sailng as a bar steward, then at Cane-
field Estate, later in brief exile in Curacao which he describe ed as
"A barren arid shore, windswept and frowned upon by God Himself;
But Nature kind in pity tied her nudeness to conceal
With scattered cuft of grass and scraggly brush of shrub,
Most times devoid of leaves, standing in shame
Their bare and naked hands outstretched to heaven
In poignant mute appeal."
then as Manager of Goodwill Estate and latterly as Manager of the family
Estate of Castle Comfort.
lu addition to his numerous duties he fund time to distinguish him-
self on the stage, become an expert on animals for which he had a deep
love, and a poet whose lines have been read on the B B.C.
During his later years Charlie was frequently immobilised by serious
varicose veins troubles in his feet, h's spirit however remained youthful and
bright and his zest unabated. He took a lively interest in the Girl Guide;
offering them the Great House of the Estate for their camps. The Y.C.W.,
the French Guides, the Trade Union, denominational organizations all were
recipients of his help and generosity. Whatever he possessed was his in
trust to .hare with his friends, the ne:dy and the unfcrtun te. Such a man
was bound to draw. as he did, across his threshold people of all walks of
life, seeking his advice, sharing their worries, asking his assistance or sim-
p'i. hv'ki, in the .unc,;'' of his pleasant reminiscences and great intellect.
There came peasant and Priest, labourer and lawyer, merchant and sport:-
man, children and politician for the solace of spirit or soul which they were
sure to find.
As his days drew to an end, it is not strange that one so sensitive and
periclptive should become aware of it. He made all his arrangements to
meet the inevitable while gamely fighting on., His brothers arrived from
Trinidad and Nevis respectively and they and other relatives were at his
bedside. -v n he aniilylv I-r.ehed his last.
And so ended the life of a Kiplingesque man, a powerful character
and as well the'era of me old planter.
The follow, iug lincs written by Charlie in 1925 on the death of G.S.
Taitt, Asst. Master at the D.G.S. seem now a fitting elegy;
"Has he gone home on high?
And are we left to moani
Did not he pass from this bright world
With neither sigh nor groan'
"Y, ;',I .1u. urotrhr % gone
Our homes know him no more
His budy's lying neath the sod
His soul did upward soar
And now he's with the Master
Of both the rich and poor
He conquered death and mitory
Ope'd wide the golden door
But we are left alone
In our unspeakable woe.
Could we but make amends
Oh! what should we not do . .',

British Council

A GIS release received last
week states that the British
Council are offering special-
ist courses in Anaesthesia and
Banking. Details can be
obtained from the Ministry of
Labour and Social Services.
The course in advanced
Techniques in Anaesthesia is
being held in collaboration
w i t h the Royal College of
Surgeons and is for anaethe-
t i s t s oftwo or more years
experience and qualified sur-

g e o n s. Duration of the
course is from March 3-12.
The other course runs from
May 19 to 31 and covers
central banking, the opera-
tion of clearing houses, mer-
chant banks and the discount
market. Applicants should
be responsible o ffi c i a ls in
banks, insurances companies
or similar financial houses.

New Saint Proclaimed
Vincent Pallotti I9th century Ita-
lian priest who founded a mission
society was proclaimed a Saint of
the Roman Catholic Church today
by Pope John.

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Sousa Likes Our
Export Provisions
Mr. Louis Sousa, a United
States businessman, to whom a
shipment of 331 bags of coconuts
was made by the Government
Marketing Depot on 23rd of
December last, visiting the island
on the 17th of January, expressed
great satisfaction with the nuts, saying
that they were of a very high quality
and were received in good condition.
He also declared that if supplies
of other commodities such as ground
provisions and pumpkins were
available, he would arrange to have
these collected on two occasions
every month.
In view of this, the Government
Marketing Depot is planning to
make a shipment of coconut, tan-
nias, and other ground provision,
and pumpkins on the 7th of
February and would be very grateful
if planters and others who are able
to supply these commodities would
contact the Manager as soon as
possible, (GIS)


Insurance j
for examir
2. O
Motor Veh
as drivers a
the Roads
they a e fot

NOTICE duty, as the
to such tit
The Polytechnic, Regent by Insuran
St r e e t, London, is now
ready to receive applica ions
from students of overseas
countries who wish to un-
dertakt the DipYoma Course
in Journalism. k
The course -,is of one THE
yea r's duration and will
commencice -somerneti In-S-p- --
tember, 1963. A condition
of entry is that' the student i
should have achieved suc- I
cess at the Ordinary level of .
the General Certificate of Dressi
Education or have reached I ompl
an equivalent standard. It
is important that specimens -PipeS,
of journalistic work should Basins
be included with all applica-
tions. Tile
The Polytechnic fees
for the courses are expected
to be approximately 35-
Applications should be
submitted to the Head of the
Students Branch, Depart-
ment of Technical Co opera- T
tion, Londo:, and should T 1
arrive there not later than the
28th February, 1963.
24th January, 1963. Feb,
G.O. 16 Feb. 2 Feb..

British Manpower Problems
In one month in Britain unem-
ployment has risen by a quarter of a
million to a figure of 800,000, the
highest figure since the previous great
freeze-up of 1947. Liberal opinion
in the Guardian is that all meth-
ods however unorthodox should be
undertaken to put people to work.
The Labour organ, The Daily
Herald, urged that "le a d er ship,
planning and concentrated effort is
needed to get Britain moving again."

All pC

Jan. 12-

- From Monday 28th January to Wed-
nesday 30th January 1963 (inclusive)
from 9 a.m. to I p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m.
each day.
From Thursday 31st January to Fri-
day ist February 1963 (inclusive) from
9a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 4 p.m.
each day, and on Saturday 2nd F:bru-
ary from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.
A valid Certificate of Third Party

must be produced along with each motor vehicle
owners and drivers are hereby advised to pay their
hicle and Drivers Licences by the end of January,
Ind owners of unlicensed motor vehicles found on
may be prosecuted as from ist February next if
und operating.
lity of the Examiner to examine and certify as to
I fitness is no excuse for failing to pay the licence
e life of the last issued certificate may be extended
me as the Examiner finds necessary. (S.R. & 0

lotor Vehicle may be licensed unl;s; it is covered
ce at Third Party Risks.
Chi'f of Police and Traffic Commissioner

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ng Table Mirrors, Chairs, Sewers
ete with Fittings; Soil Pipes, Clay
Spades & Shovels, Forks; Face
s, Porcelain Kitchen Si:;ks; Floor
3s and Cement, Scales and
Weights, etc.

ie Harcourt Garter

Optical Co. Ltd.

arbados will be paying a visit from
5 -- 9 for the purpose of sight
ng and furnishing of Spectacles.
persons interested, please contact
Dominica Dispensary Co. Ltd.
ng George V St., Roseau.
-Feb. 9

We Are Reaching New Customers

Owners of Motor Vehicles, and Motor Vehicles Driv-
ers operating in the Northern District are hereby informed
t h a t the Examiner of Motor Vehicles, will attend at the
fAllowing times and places fcr the purpose of examining
Motor Vehicles, Applicants for drivers licenses and collect-
ing fees.






Portsmouth -


Before Newborn Babies Breathe

Gynaecologists Discuss Methods To Diminish
Risk Of Child Birth
from Welt am Sonntag (Sunday World)

Methodist Services For February


New methods promising to diminish risk of childbirth considerably LAYOU
not only for mothers, but more particularly for babies, and numerous other
important developments were outlined by leading German and foreign GRD. BAY
scientists to the participants of the Thirty-Fourth Conference of the German P/MOUTH
Society of Gynaecology held in Hamburg earlier this month.
Today it is possible to supervise and control the infant circulation sys-
tem throughout the process of childbirth, in much the same routine as that HAMPSTEAI
as that of a patient under narcosis. Even the slightest symptoms of insuffi-
cient oxygen supply in the circulating blood of the child before delivery, MARIGOT
and any indication of beginning metabolic anomalies, which are important ",
for the decis ons of the obstetrician, will be recorded and can thus be detec- WESLEY
ted at an early stage, as Dr. E, Saling head of the Gynaecological Clinics
of the Municipal Hospital of Berlin-Neukoelln, told his audience.
In the past, the Berlin physician explained, frequency and intensity of CL IFTON
the heart beat of children about to be born had been the only symptoms
from which obstetricians could derive any clues as to the well-being of the CTL/-BRUC
child. These assumptions had frequently been found to be erroneous, how .
ever. Reliable information on the oxygen supply and on the true condition
of the child before delivery can only be obtained by the micro-examination
of blood and by gas analysis.TI
A novel instrument combine with an extremely fine canula enablesNOTI
the obstetrician now to extract continuously infinitesimal blood samples from Dept. Of Agr
skin regions of the child in the womb; aid by subjecting these samples to
an automatic and rapid process he can analyse them within ninety seconds Due to an
for their-concentration of oxygen, acids, bases and other importantt products n nph
of m:taLolism Shou'd such analysis indicate the child s beginning to suffer e cph
from an acute insufficiency of oxygen supply .he obstetrician can arrange Jamaica, no hor
for an artificial delivery of the child for instance oy a Caesarean operation. donkeys may be
Professor Vara cfHelsinki, and other scientists reported that due to the Dominica from
application of modern anaesthetic techniques, and due to antibiotics the further notice.
risk of the Caesarean operation had been reduced to a minimum. JIB.
The micro-analysis of blood assisted physicians in discovering another .
most interesting phenomenon. If oxygen is administered to the mother during Acting Agrici
the process of childbirth, which may become necessary in some cases, er'ntetzdent
the favourable effect of this measure will not extend to the child; contrary G.O 14 Jan. 26, 1
to all expectations the child will be affected adversely thereby.
Similar blood analyses carried out immediately afiei the delivery 2
of. c'hldren, have enabled scientists to ean most interesting insight Due to an
t) he process of complete co .version of the circulatory syst m, to which swine fever In 1
the organism a -r-chid-wi r e-s u'.i miJuIedId a ,.. ~ Virgin IslanOs,
brIt.hed for the first lime, Dr. Brehm of Frankfurt said. Respective rgl
examinations have shown that two: to three minutes will pass before the be imported to
conversion of the circulatory system causes an inflation of lungs by air, Tortola British
and the changes in blood pressure catced thereby, will be complete and until further no0
before, more particularly, certain valve flaps have dosed, which from then J.B
on deviate the blood flow from its Frev ous cu se. On the strength of Acting Agric
these results, gynaecologists now recommend that the umbilical cord,
which had supplied the foetur in the womb with oxygen and nutrient erintendent.
fluids, should be severed only after a period of about two minute; has G 0 14A Jan. 26
passed since the newborn baby has breathed for the first time.

9.00 a.m.
7.15 p.m.
11.30 am.
7.30 p m.
11.30 a.m.
11.00 a m
7.15 p.m.


O. Walker


9.00 a.m. Green
11.00 a m. O. Th
7.15p m. H. An
9.00 a.m E. San
7.15pm H. T/
11.CO a.m.
3.CO p.m. Castor

outbreak of
alomyelitis in
ses, mules, or
Imported to
Jamaica until

cultural Sup-

Feb. 2, 9.

outbreak of
Tortola British

no swine mly
Dominica from
Virgin Islands
i, Yankey
ultu'al Snp-

Feb 2, 9,




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Heyliger Eleval
To Bench

It is notified for general inf
tion that Mr. E.A. Heylige
torney General, Grenada has a
ed an offer of appointment as
sne Judge of the Windward I
and Leeward Islands and w
sume duties on 21st January,
Mr. Heyliger who is 46 ye
age was born in British Guian
educated at King's College, L
and Gray's Inn. He serv
Registrar in St. Lucia, District
cer and District Magistrate in
ada and Crown Attorney
Lucia before becoming At
General in Grenada in 1961.

Regional Shippi
Council Meets
28th January

The Regional Shipping Co
a body established under Sectioo

ed of the West Indies Shipping Cor- Not
portion Act as amended by the In- For
terim Commission's (modification
of the West Ind:es Shipping Act) To
Order, 1962, met in Trinidad on the Cl
orma- 28th and 29th of January. I
r, At- .at Bioi
r, At The Council consists of the hereby
ccept- Chairman, Sir Norman Costar. -inten
a Put- intent"
island K.C.M.G., British High Commiss- Court
ill as- owner in Trinidad and Tobago; a Tuesda
196 member from Jamaica, the Honour- ensuing
ar19. able R C, Lightbourne, Minister of in resp
ears of in rcs[
as Trade and Industries; a member Parish
a and from Trinidad and Tobig, Hon. K. Da,
ondon Mohammed, Min:stcr of Public 963.
ed as Utilities: a member from Barbados
Gren- the Honourable G.G. Fergusson, Jan 2
n St. Minister of Communications, Works __
itrney and Housing; a member represent- o
(torS ing the Windward and Leeward "G"
(GIS) Islands, the Honourable Paul ,
Southwell, Chief Minister of St. I
at Vie
Kitts, Nevis and Anguilla. do her
do hen
ing This is the first meeting of the my in
Regional Shipping Council, whose trate's
function is to direct the policy of on Tu
the Regional Shipping Service. ensuing
The Council will review the opera. LICEI
tion of the "Federal Palm" and at Vie
"Federal Maple" and consider mat- Dal
iuncil, ters referred to it by the West 1963.
n 3A Indies Shipping Corporation. (BIS)

ice Of Application
Liquor Licences

The Magistrate Dist, "G" &
chief of Police.
, MAGE JOSEPH, now residing
che, Parish of St. Peter, do
give you notice that it is my
on to apply at the Magistrate's
to be held at Portsmouth on
ay, 2nd day of April 1963,
g for a Retail Liquor Licence
>ect of my premises at Bioche,
of St. Peter.
ted the 24th day of January,
5, Feb. 2-9

The Magistrate, District
and the Chief of Police.
LOUISA LUKE now residing
eille Case Parish of St Andrew
reby give you notice that it is
tention to apply at the Magis-
Court to be held at Portsmouth
lesday, 2nd day of April 1963
ig for a retail LIQUOR
NCE in respect of my premises
ille Case Parish of St Andrew.
ted the 24th day of January,




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People's Post from p. 4

High Cost To Sick

Dear Sir, Not long ago I went
to call a doctor for a sick. The
doctor gave me a prescription. I
bought 2 medicine, It cost me
$7. oo. How can a poor man pay
-such high prices? If you cannot pay
you must suffer. How many must
May God in his mercy melt the
heart of those who overcharge and
profit on the suffering of the sick.
A Clerk,

Mahaut Village.
Over the past few months, live-
stock from the neighbourhood have
caused considerable damage to sever-
al of the plants.
I am sure if the people of these
districts were aware of the consider
able value these experiments are to
the Agricultural development of
Domini-a, they would take the
necessary precautions to prevent
further damage.
I expect that these people will
give full co-operation in this im-
portant matter "
Yours faithfully
Lionel H. Smith

but I must tel1 you Mr. Editor,
that the police constables are not
satisfied with $90 per month when
it cost them $z2 to $30 per month
for board and lodging in any coun-
try district and as much for boarding
alone i Roseau.
A policeman is "always on diuty"
if trouble occurs. A policeman has
to set an example, whether having a
drink, behaving well or driving a
vehicle. They have r-o union
(perhaps a union is nut allowed)
so how can they put their case
for more money?
They have to pay for Board-
ing. Insurance, Laundry and In-
come lax and they cannot save
nn their mrnnp.,- the nennle nf

the U. C. W. I. (now U. W. I.) were also present, Opportunity was
there for every Union member to make themselves competent.
Most individuals who take positions of leadership usually start off
with good intentions; but a subtle, most imperceptible change frequently
takes place as one develops a liking for the honour: self-interest quietly takes
over while the rights of others are side-tracked or forgotten.
The year 1962 has been a trying one for the Labour Movement in
Dominica, One of the great problems which we have met is the refusal
of some employers to recognize the Trade Union movement as the legitimate
body to represent the viewpoints of the work people of the island. We
hope that better wisdom will prevail in 1963, so that an end may be
brought'to the practice of non-recognition of Trade Unions.
The Union is prepared to fight for this form of recognition and in
that effort the Caribbean Congress of Labour will play its part.


if 11C1 pIy. LiU LUC pCOPIC 01
Sir,-Drugs sold at high prices Roseau Dominica want the police to go ROSEAU SHAMED
do not affect the pockets of the poor on strike? The last people to
alone, because I assure you that the Qli|e Want ore strike should be police, so please
rates are not reduced for the rich. rP liC Want iore let the Government see about The sun, not long had lingered out of sight.
Food and drugs are essential re- helping thr-m and give them an Approaching the New Bridge in town that night,
quisites for life. Food prices are Sir, increase to what should be heirs. I saw a sight that I will not forget:
controlledand anybody can be a Dominicans want a good PROECTO. Roseau Slight signs of day had hardly vanished yet.
vendor but drug and medicines are p ol rcansd p n w a good (Conslables get 890 p.m. with The "Bergensfjord," on which rich tourists tired,
vendor but drugs and medicines are police force and policemen who are annual increments of $5 p.m.: With halfa thousand people gay on broad,
sold through only six druggists in satisfied with their pay so that they marriage allowance is 27 p.m. Sang her horn thrice to say that she was gone-
the entire island. They enjoy a are not tempted to make bobol" -Ed.) Sang her horn thrice to say that she was gone--
monopoly and drugs are sold at the Away, away as if she chased the sun,
prices they chose When I remon- I SCT f E STORY It held my eyes, my mind, my every sense--
sirated w:th one of them he told me SUT WE RY U The beauties man's invention could condense!
that he had bad debtors and some Sir.-The false accusations aimed at me in a statement made by the And as the sun, that golden prit'c of day,
body must pay for it! We can do Grand Bay representative, R. P. St. Luce at the Legislative Council meet- Have chase the stars and signs of night away:
without certain expensive foods but ing of 9th January last, may have passed unchallenged as a vote-catching Her lights went on,
we cannot do without a drug which stunt, had not the statements been repeated at a public meeting a t And shamed the little town!
can save us from harm and when Marigot by Hon. Stevens, and again in the Market Square last Wed- GORDON.
we do it is obviously to our detri- nesday night by the Chief Minister. As the ripples formed by a -
ment. Doctors and Nurses are pebble thrown in a pool of water keep widening until they reach the Children's (Factual Test) Corner
expected and often do give their lives distant shores, so have these invectives been reaching the ears of many
for their patients but what about to produce the wrong opinions for which they intended. Dear Girls and Boys,
purveyors of medicines? do they not I wish t o assure the public that there i s n o truth whatsoever Today let's talk about fishing and the fishes common
hold human life to be sacred? The in these accusations, and that there have been no complaints from any around our waters, as fishing is very much in the news now.
people who sell drugs also sell other of the fishermen, at Stowe. Indeed, the existing conditions are very Fish is a very good protein food-' the class of food which helps you
goods including food. Surely when conducive to health relations, to grow. You need to eat it every day if you cannot get meat to substitute.
they enjoy a margin of 3o per cent For over forty years a small rental of 72 ceits has been charged for Two types of fishing mainly are carried on around bur;-hores- fishing
on other goods they can be satisfied beach lot1 (Stowe has a man-made beach with a wharf and once hbad a along the coast and deep-sea fishing. The'most common methods-of fishing
_widta. xoo per cent on drugs but crane and boat house). Bamboos, liannes, masts and boat ribs, are given along the coast are net fishing and fish-pot or fish-trlp fishing. There are
when it reaches 4o.:.-6:.o per cent free, as well as pernmssion to cbtn bi i 11t..-..:. '. -A- ....j- -d hln nd t r "_j ashpir" he small net or fillet" and
they must draw the line or he law boatmen have never teen denied the privilege of resting overnight from the/large seine. The most common types of white fish ace caught by this
muot step in. Roseau, and in rough weather boats ate welcome to pull up there, method. Those found here are spratss," balahous, garfish, jacks, civalli or
RETIRED CHEMIST Materials for Govt. projects and shop goods have often been stored in caranque, bonito and mackerel.
_e p _- my works for onward transmission by sea. I have never demanded the Fish-pot fishing is main'y for catching red-fish. The pots or traps are
Tell The People right to-purchase, all the fish I wanted "to fill my fridge and give my friends' made either of bamboo or chicken-wire netting. In deep water they are
although I reserve the right t o be their customer. Most important yet, placed on the fishing banks. Some delicious red-fishes such as grouper
Madam the beach is closed to smuggling and the use of dynamiting fish. carp, snapper, tarpon and chub are caught in this way.
I write in support of I challenge anyone from Castlebruce to Soufriere to deny the above There are other methods of fishing along the coast- trolling with line
the editorial of the 5to inst.- facts and 1 would be glad if Mr. St. Luce would refrain from making and hook at the back of a boat, fishing with line and hook on rock, along
THE SPOKEN WORD- where a scapegoat o f me for his own personal aggrandisement. This incident the beach or in boats, and a series of baited hooks on a buoy-- these arc
reference is made to the Scrrcity has brought to mind one of Shakespeare's characters who was such a all common methods.
of the Island's mechanical corn- story-teller that he soon began to believe his own lies. A new method that is gaining popularity is fishing with a fishing gun.
munication devices etc. Prosper ( f Antonio) In this method no boat is needed, instead the fishermen uses goggles to help
al o made in this year's budget Who having, unto truth by telling of it, him to see well under water. Lobs.er, eels and octopus which live under
f.al ..so h Mlt h nnr n h mir rocks near the shore or under the sand ae u aug t by this method.
5r h.m r r h of i Make. such a sinner of his- m v.v rocks near the shore or under the sand are caught by this method.

oUI the reIguI ai uaUar3tr li tue
Chief Minister's Press Confer
ence- which I lead myself to
believe he will reintroduce- and
the Legislative Council Debates.
Itis my conviction that we
need an "English by R ,dio" pro
gramme on WIBS- Roseau and
.1- .. tn.ke b, let oav

To credit his own he,-he did believe
He was the Duke,"- the Tempest.

Win By Losing

also regulatIlKs Ly, letu ,
a Public health Nurse. Sanitary When you accept a position of responsibility, don't be depressed by
Inspector, Agricultural Extension the troubles, problems, disappointments and misunderstandings that go with
Officer, Social Worker, etc. it. One man called such trials the "Penalties of Leadership." Bring out
These are, in my opinion, the best in others. Some once said "Blessed is the leader who develops
necessarily concomitant to the leaders while leading". You can be such a leader by developing the atttudes
building of a nation and all add and actions which will allow you to say "yes" to each question on this
up to the important prinrirle- checklist:
TELL THE PEOPLE (the truth) Do you rejoice in the success of others?
A, Frderick Jose Do you give credit where credit is due.
Ate you a good listener.
c am- Do you encourage others to offer ideas
Livestock Dam- Do you seek the advice of those who are more expert than you:
age Plants Do you invite and gracefully accept constructive criticism.
Do you delegate others their share ofresponsibility, so that a cause will
not suffer by being a one-man operation.
Dear Sir, Do you, in fact, treat others as you wish to be treated yourself?
I would be glad if you When I went in 1952 on my Trade Union course to Barbados
could bring the following informa- sponsored by C. D. & W., I was brimful of anxiety because of my antici-
tion to the attention of the people of pation and readiness for knowledge in the field of Trade Unionism in
Mahaut and Belfast District:-- which I was actively engaged. 'I sailed on the old "Moneka" and stayed
"A Soil productivity fertilizer at the Y. M. C. A. for three mo-ths with the other Cariobean students.
experiment on bananas, has been The course was officially opened by Sir George Seil, K. C. M, G., then
planted on the hillside at Belfast Controller of C. D, & W. : Mr. F. C. Catchpole, Labour Adviser; Mr.
Estate near the Northern end of the Denis Bell, University Lecturer; Mr. Philllp Sherlock, Vice President of

(Cont onpage 10)



SGrowers submitting claims for windstorm damage toW
jthe Hurricane Insurance Authority are warned that none
Iof the fallen or broken pseudostems (banana trees) or
.fruit in respect of which benefit is claimed should be
.removed f r o m the affected holding or chopped up or)
otherwise destroyed before assessment by the L o c a I
.Officer (or other authorised agent of the Hurricane Insur-.
8ance Authority) of the damaged sustained is completed,
I Growers are further notified that immediately after)
such assessment all damage pseudostems and f r u i t
.must be chopped up or removed from the affected hold-,
ling. i
i Failure to comply with the above requirements may)
seriously prejudice growers' claims for benefit.
*, A, D.BOYD
S 29th January, 1963,
[Feb. 2
*, ,, ,, ,, ,, ,,~~)C...~ C.UI ,.. ,, .




Caribou Cultural Division

New Organisation For Caribbean
As from January 1, 1963, a new Division of Culture and Informa-
tion Developmet has been established in the Central Secretariat of the
Caribbean Organisation. charged with the responsibibitv for facilitating
cultural cooperation in the area with view to developing the fine arts, folk-
lore arts and crafts, preserving historical monuments, coordinating the activi-
ties of learned and cultural organizations, libraries and museums, and assist-
ing in the promotion oforganized physical recreation in the countries served

by the Caribbean Organisation.
The Division will study and formu-
late measures, programmes and
courses of action in cultural matters
wh ch the Caribbean Organization
should recommend to its Member
Countries. It will assist in the
coordination of local
projects in the cultural field
which have regional significance.
The Division will also be responsi-
ble for the information and public
relation services of the Organization.
The Division is set up to fulfil
the functions and purposes of the
Organisation as laid down in its
statue, and as a result of the decis-
ion of the Caribbean Cauncil at its
Third Meeting in Paramaribo,
Surinam, in October 1962, to merge
the Information and Cultural Deve-
lopment activities cf the Organiza-
tion into one Division.

Will Work With Unesco
The Division will work in close
collaboration with other internation-
al and national organizations, and
with universities, foundations and
similar institutions having cultural
interest in the Caribbean area especi
ally with,Unesco and the Organiza
tion of Amerc.in States. In all its
planningthe Division will have to
depend upon.i he active cooperation
of Committees and Soieties working
in this field within the countries
served by the Organization, and the
Secretary Gencral proposes to re-
commend to the Caribbean Coun-
cil the establishment, under thie
Caribbean plan, of a Standing Ad-
visory Committee on Cultural and
Artistic Development to advise the
Organization at periodical meetings.
The long-range work programme
includes the compilation of a Dic-
tionary of Caribbean Biography on
the outstanding personalities in the
legion; a Directory of Learned and
Cultural bodies; a Compendium of
Festivals, such as the Carnivals in
Trinidad, St. Lucia, Martinique
and Guadeloupe, etc.; a collection
of Caribbean Folk Music; a photo-
graphic record of historical monu-
ments and a collection of coloured
slides of paintings and works of

Well Known Editor Heads
To head this new Division, the
Secretary-General of the Caribbean
Organiaation, Mr. C F, Beauregard,
has appointed Mr. A. J. Seymour,
formerly Information Officer, to
perform the duties of Development
Officer (Culture and Information).
Mr. Seymour was born in British
Guiana where for 8 years he was
head of the Government Informa-
tion Services. In addition, he was
engaged for many years on a wide
range of other cultural and official
duties, being Chairman of the
British Guiana : History and
Culture Week Celebration (1958-
1961), Chairman of the Council
of the Arts in Guiana, President

ing of domestic refuse, chimed to be
the first and most efficient ol its
kind in the world, has been dem
onstrated in London.
The M.P.L. (Maximum Pay
Load) system is in two basic units
- a cylindrical power operated
press which compacts loads of refuse
into "cartridges", weighing up to
14 tons and a vehicle with a cylind-
rical body, designed to accept the
r j- l- f .L

of the British Guiana P.E.N., refuse cartrioge recty irom u
Chairman of the Standing Comi press. It can be conveyed to any
tree for the preservation of Histori- distance tipping.
cal monuments. He was also Speed, efficiency and hygiene are
senior Vice President of the British key factors in this new approach
Guiana Music Festival Committee, to the bulk transport of refuse.
Vice Chairman of the Tourist Compacting and transfer of a 14
Committee and has more than ton load takes an average of four
once performed the duties of Chair minutes, against an average of 25
man of the British Guiana Public minutes required for handling a
Library Committee. similar bulk by conventional met-
Editor of the W.I. Literary and hods. At final tipping, the load
Cultural magazine Kykoveral, Mr. can be discharged in two minutes
Seymour has travelled in the United by a piston in the vehicle body.
Kingdom, the U.S.A. and West The refuse is completely enclosed
Germany as the official :;uest of during transit. The entire process
these governments and government is operated by push button with a
institutions, He has toured the consequent saving in time and min
British Caribbean aa lecturer on power.
literary topics under the auspices of It has been developed by Walker
the Extra Mural Department of and County Cars Limited of Fleet
the University ofthe West Indies. Ham pshire, who have lon been
A number of publications in poetry ecialist in the mechanics of refuse
and prose have come from his pen disposal. The press was designed
and he has edited several anthologies and built by Messrs. Fawcett, Pres-
of Guianese and West Indian tonof Bromborough, Cheshire. a
Poetry. (CARIBO) company in the Metal Industries
Refuse Disposal group,
.V 'It is envisaged that the system
SystemI will become available for exporr.
A new British system for dispose. (BIS)
The Labour Party Viewpoint
The Labour Party( Viewpointk

of being a civil servant masquerading, and is a pronounced ancient enemy of
the Labour Party. The Government according to the information I sought
and obtained gave the usual 15 scholarship in 1962 starting in January of
that year. This year there is to be a change in the School year from Janu-
ary to September to fit in withthe University year. Therefore eleven scholar-
ships were awarded in 1963, the extra one being due to the fact that the last
two candidates tied for the tenth place. Then in June 1963 there will be
five more scholarships awarded. 5 plus 11-16. Even a bad schoolmaster
should he able to add and subtract. But when men are hungry for place
and power, they lose all sense of truth, reasoning, and balance. As for the
Adult Education Scheme. "the Loubiere Citizens" has an axe to grind.-
and as usual, he will write anonymously and persistently until he gets what
he wants, as he has done in the past.
Commentator in his plea for roads for villages which have not yet
got roads, should have seen that if the roads were built b y the DUPP
Govt. to serve the village along our coasts instead of being built to serve
two big Estates, the commentator would now have to comment on some-
thing else. I understand that the Secretary of State found it ridiculous
to go to Rosalie and Castlebruce and leave cut all the villages men-
tioned in Commentator's letter. It is this Labour Government that despite
destructive criticisms is working hard to take roads to the villages from
coast to coast. Commentator must not tell himslefthat if and when the roads
come, that they will be to his credit. Labour will finish the job.
Chief Minister LeBlanc and his brave men are doing a brave big
job for Dominica, They cannot beg for money from abroad to build
roads and schools and take that money to pay for sand, stone, etc, formed
"since Diablotin was ten feet high" to use Hon. F. A. Laviile's phrase
on the subject in the last Leg, Co. meeting. The Government is getting
rid of cruel feudalism i n Lominica by passing legislation to enable fish-
ermen to beach their boats. Call it what landowners will; the Gov-
ernment's legislation aims at civilising Dominica and freeing her from
the thraldom and vanity of a few dog-in-the.-manger landowners, The
D. U. P. P. men are making a mountain out of a mole-hill over a
meagre surtax and remain dissatisfied about the position of their recently
"happy married man." All they are after is getting large grants of
money to be squandered freely. If the Labour Government could only
collect half the monies mispent b y the D. U, P. P. all the villages
would be served by main and feeder roads. One thing is palpably clear
however: they are learning now what had never occurred to them while
in power:
(a) Having money left over now when projects are overestimated.
(b) Using public funds to benefit the majority and not the chosen few.
(c) Refusal to flatter and play np for cheap popularity.,
(d) Soeial justice for everybody regardless ofcolour, class, or creed.

- Thearticle-printed-below-was-sent-to-us-as-a corlrieu..uio l-Ii Pe--. -- -
pie's Post. In view ot fltiing the public read both points of view. we T -~ a _e sa a.
are publishing it as a separate article- with the usual People's Post Ie Iher says
disclaimer that the opinions expressed do not necessarily represent the
via;,c r.f the l ditnr nr Prnnrietnr-F'4.

Two Sides To The D.U.P.P. Shillihg.

by A Labourite

As a member of the Labour Party I wish to answer several controver.
sial issues raised by correspondents and reporters in your issue of 23rd. Jan-
ary 1963, and to that end I crave your indulgence. (Note: this refers to
Chronicle not the Herald-- Ed.)
First the Mayor's release. Everybody now know what should have I
happened to the money of the R.T.C. vide the Roseu Town Council
Inquiry Report of 1962. The Mayor was careful not to say that the moneys
from the time that he took office in 1959 were lodged in the Treasury. All 0
the citizens of Roseau are wiser now. "Thank you Mr. Stevens. Get on
with your job. The Town Councellors' affairs need a firm and fearless
handling. Even the D.U,P.P. rate payers will bless you." Why the
sudden increase of water rates now, when ,he water power has lessened?
At the D.U.P.P. St. Joseph's Convention, according to the report
there was a good deal of the usual vote-catching tactics. I quote from Mr.
Baron's harangue. "In those days everyone enjoyed a feeling ofwell-beirg,
happiness, and hope. Today under the Labour Government, there is no E
work, no money, more taxes and a general dissatisfaction." He forgot that
statistics have shown that owing to migration to U.K which certain politi-
cian encouraged for a few dollars commission, that the Island economy R
was affected by millions of dollars. Mr. Baron referred to the period of
1955--i961. Yes! those were the corrupt years of"boball" which to un-
principled people must be regarded as years of well-being happiness and
hope." Everything in the regime of the D.U.P,P. was false, deceptive,
and unsound. U
Mr. R H. Lockhart's observations were not reported in detail, but it
would have been interesting to hear what was specifically irreligious and
irresponsible in the remarks of ministers of government. Even if. the truth L
always offends, but what is happening in South America and the other
underdeveloped countries is also happening in Dominica.
Mayor Lestrade solemnly racanted on his diatribes against Mr. Baron
in the tyre deal, and theit political marriage now appears well consummated
But, there can never be any more love lost between them. The Mayor is a
stout 'defender of the faith' but people would prefer him to impose
equitable rates on rich and poor alike, That would indicate "true religion
and undefiled before God." By tbe way, citizens of Roseau, wake up!!
the Mayor's craters are widening and deepening.
"The Loubiere Citizen on Education Pointers" is heavily suspected


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Agricultural Notes by Enpeakay
Writings and Meetings
A spate of publications and technological activity is sweeping Domini-
can and Caribbean agricul ural circles right now. The welcome formation
of the Professional Agriculturists the forthcorring inaugural meeting of the
Dominica Agricultural Society (for so long defunct) and the promised puHli
cation of a quarterly bulletin on Agriculture edited by Carlton Grell bear
witness to internal activity long needed. Externally there are the inform
tion,,seminars and other activities promulgated by the Caribbean Organisa-
tion (to which, alas, Dominica does not subscribe-but that is another story).
The Co-operative Newsletter, the second number of which has just
reached the HERALD office, contains an enormous amount of useful informa-
tion most of which applies to the marketing of agricultural produce.
Another valuable addition to the dossiers on Agriculture in this Region
made its first appearance in December, the quarterly CARIBO publication s
-Caribbean Agriculture": the first two issues (obtainable from the Caribbean
Organisation, San Juan, Puerto Rico) will be free of charge after which a
small subscription charge will be asked. Besides original articles it will C
also carry extracts from leading periodicals, U. S. Department of Agricul-
ture releases applicable to Caribbean farming, and digests and reviews. ,

Dissemination of Information
All these publications are of great interest to agriculturists, especially
the "Professional" in the sense of the academically qualified, but require a t
great amount of word-of mouth interpretation, demonstration and tactful t
instruction before becoming of any value to the hard core of working far-
mers in Dominica, who have neither the time nor inclination (nor sometimes
the ability) to read long technical treatises on "bugs". "chemical manure"
or soil analysis.
It is therefore all the more encouraging to read that the Ag, Depart-
ment are holding their first field day under the Extension Service programme
at the beginning of March in the Northern District.
These field days, along with the steady work of the District Agricultural
Officers, would seem to be the only way at present to introduce modern
metho !s to supplant "the way my grandfather did it", to stress the impor-
tance of soil conservation, fertilisation, crop-rotation, increased yields and
better marketing,
The other hope is that the Agricultural Society will bridge the gap
between theory and practice and that enough small farmers and peasant
proprietors will join form local branches and thence transmit their enthu-
siasm throughout the ishnd. A lot depends upon the "professionals" who,
will it hoped, act as leaders in ihe agricultural community (joining also thr
Society) and hive the perseverance tolerance, and patience to help thiir
fellow agricujlturiais without patrconising or grudging their time,

Ddminican Coffee Among World's Best
SLast July and August, fo r seven weeks, representatives o f 54
nations under U. N. auspicies met and thrashed out a new international
coffee agreement Involving both producer and consumer countries, it
stabilises the international coffee market for five years to come. In
the last two months the London Coffee Market has registered sharp
increases in prices. Uganda Robusta crop has shown a sharp decline
and there are reports of poor crops in Brazil (the world's largest prod-
ucer). Although supply (with carryover stocks) still exceeds demand,
there is a rapidly growing demand, added to which a vast publicity
campaign has just been launched in the U, K. to boost the con-
sump:ion of coffee. Tanganyika is now finding a ready market for
its quality "chagga", grown o n the slopes of Mount Kilimanjiro;B.
G. is finding an outlet through dehydrating processes ("instant coffee")
and it is now time that Dominica stopped importing second-rate coffee,
and grew and drank its own--some of the best in the world by any
At the end of the 18th century, coffee estates in Dominica cov-
ered 19,895 acres. In the succeeding years, production fell greatly,
due largely to the turnoverr to sugar, but even in 1823, exports were
over two m l'on FoJnds in wi-iAt
We are told in the old reports (Nafiel-1898) that the soil in
Dominica is "everywhere good" for coffee-growing, but best spots
chosen by that writer for Arabian coffee are at high attitudes o n
the Leeward side, especially under the Trois Pitons range and the
Northern slopes of Morne Diabiotin. Liberian coffee was introduced
into the island by Dr, Imray and carried on by Sir Henry Nicholls-
a few tres are still bearing at St. Aroment, despite complete lack of
attention for many years. Coffee of good quality can give a good
return, but the plant is a tender one and needs careful cultivation.
It is not a quick crop like bananas, but, .o far as this writer knows,
there is no reason wh y catch crops cannot be grown between trees
(given adequate fertilisation) to provide revenue whilst waiting for the
shrubs to grow to the topping stage and come into bearing. Here is a
crop with a steady market and another opportunity for diversification-an-
other egg for another basket,

U.S. Cracks Down On Racialism

Washington, January 24 USIS: The U.S Government brought suit
Tuesday to halt what is termed unlawful discrimination against Negroes
seeking to register and vote in Sunflower Country, Mississippi.

United Nations, January
25 A U. N. spokesman
said here that, si:sce the end-
ing of the Congo dispute,
sizable quant.tics of explo-
Si v e s had been found at
Kingere Airport outside the
Katanga industrial center of
Citing official reports from
Leopoldville, the spokesman
said 20 canisters of shrapnel
and expolsives had been dis-
:overed on the main runway.
Some 3,800 pounds of gelig-
nite a type of dynamite -
w a s fourd, along with ten
home-made aerial bombs.
U. N. personnel defused
:he explosives and dumped
hem in a lake.

The spokesman said rifles,
32 sub-mach'ine guns n n d
one automatic rifle had been
c o .1 ected from m.:mbers of
the Katanga police in he
Kolwezi area and pla c c d
under U. N. guard.
Meanwhile, the Portuguese
Mission to the U. N. said the
following announcement had
been issued by the Foreign
Ministry in Lisbon:
-:P"Coming from Katanga,
and making use of the rail-
way and other means of
transport, numerous individ-
u a s belonging to various
nationalities have crossed the
frontier of Ango'a, declaring
they had been .n the service



of the authorities

of t h at

"In harmony wi t h the
practice adopted in similar
circumstances, the Governor
General of the Province in-
structed the local Portuguese
authorities to disarm these in-
dividuals. They were then
interned and the verification
of their documents and iden-
tities is going on.
"As soon as the necessary
formalities are complied with,
they will proceed to the co in-
t r i e s of their origin, or, in
cases where this is not possi-
ble, they will be handed over
to chei: r e s p ective consular
authorities in Angola."



The Lucky Winner Will be allowed




S Commencing February 1st to March 30th, 1963
Write your name and full address on the back
of all Cash Slips of $2.00 or more in value
and place in drums conveniently situated throughout


The BIG DRAW will take place on

SSaturday 30th March, at 8,00 pm




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U.N. Finds Arms, Explosives At Kolwezi


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Children's (Factual Test) Corner for 43 after an absence of fiften
years from the game.
Those who thought the excite-
(Cont. from page 7) ment was over were wrong, Lead-
An old way of fishing which is slowly dying away is torch-light fish- ing by 3 runs, Casuals started their
ing. A torch or "flambeau" is used to attract and dazzle the fish the 2nd innings badly. The first three
cutlass does the rest of the job. Large fishes which come near the shore in the wickets fell for only 6 runs, This
cvcnimg are caught by this method, which is also used in rivers for catching situation again called for cautious
el batting, but Robert Charles, better
One special sort of fish caught by this device is so oily that one must known a s "Buram," proceeded t o
-e careful how much of it one eats. or next day one may suffer the effect of "murder" the bowling. This was

ha \ g taken a very ..rge dose of castor-oil! an innings which will live long in
in deep-sea fishing, large fishes like tuna and big and small sharks, sword- 'he memory of those privi'eged to
fish barracuta, dolphin, blackfish, porpoise and king-fish are caught. These see it. There was grace, there
are caught by means of hook and line and harpoons. The fishing boats was beauty of stroke, there was con-
sail tar fiom shore nto the deep waters to catch such fishes. centration, and there was power.
I would Lke you to know more of the fishes found around our shore. He batted for sixty-one minutes
Nea .y every animal has it counterpart in the sea. There is the sea-snake or and scored 94. His square and
,srpent, sea-horse, hedgehog fish, sea-crab. etc. Those who live near the cover driving was a joy to see. It
coast have seen schools of porpoises (marswen) playfully swimming along in was painful to see him go when he
the early morning. We used to say thai they were on their way to school. was so close to a well-deserved
Strange as it may seem, in the afternoon they would be seen wending their century. He hit 13 fours and 3
,iy back in the opposite direction, as if going home from school! sixes. Excitement over. Not a bit
Who has seen the sting-ray with its long tail which it uses to slay its of it. Casuals declared at 154 for i
victim? The devil-iay or devil fish is another type ot ray; these fish live in 8 leaving St. Joseph 158 for victory
deep waters. in a little over half an hour.
Those who live .ear the sea should try to know as many of our fishes The Casual spinners, A. Ro- s
as possible berts and E. Blackman, began a t
Cherio till next week, procession which was stopped by the i
Love from, umpires when stumps were drawn.
Auntie Fran. The score then was 27 for 6.
Roberts got 4 wickets for 5 runs
_.- ,- -and Blackman 2 for 5. The St. \
This week s questions are as follows: and Blackman, kfor w The S t.
1. Name a method of fishing that is slowly dying out here---- J arsman, noing tat a
draw was certain, did not approach a
Give the name of a new method of fishing which is gaining popularity their 2nd innings seriously. It is
hoped that this experience has taught y
them a lesson. The final scores. i
3. Name (a) three fishes found round the coast- ---------.----- Casuals 221, E. Robinson 68, c
H. Charles 4 for 37, and 154 for
8 declared. R. Charles 94, E. t
S (b) Three found in deep waters ---- -- -Robinson 26. St. Joseph 218, tl
SR. Shillingfor l 71, C, Shillingford
NAME- -- --- 66, K. Ravalier 40,\E. Robinson 4
SC .OOL --- for 54, E. Lancelja 4 for 65 and.
2____7 for 5, A. Roberts 4 for 5,
SPd*---frnpediy -er&-aihed-a---fcracious---- -- ------- ------_-
I LI -attack on the bowlhrg. His pow- Drawn Test
erful'knock of 66 included 4 sixes
By EDDIE ROBINSON and 8 fours. Wickets fell steadily, The fourth Test match between
S .J seph A d however, and at lunch, St. Joseph England and Ausrrala ended in a
St.Joseph And were 109 for 6. Most observers at tame draw.
Casuals In this stage felt that Casuals had the Set to get 356 runs in four hours,
match 'in the bag", but Roosevelt England rightly made no effort to
Exciting Draw Shillingfoid and Keith Ravalier had get the runs.
other ideas. These two put on a Because of an injury to Davidson
Those who found it worthwh e to partnership of 66 in even time. Benaud took no chances and pro-
spend last weekend watching crick- Ravalier was the executor-in chief longed Australia's 2nd innings.
et at the gardens, saw a match they getting 40, 32 of them in boundaries. The final scores were Australia
will long remember. St Joseph' He was worked by Robinson when 393, and 293 England 331 and
won the toss and put Casuals in the score was 175, G. Toussaint 223 for 4, Ba.rington 132 not out.
on a wicket which was soft due to was immediately caught and bowled
persistent showers, by the same bowler. "Vulcans" Did It Again
This game had everything, dour With the score at 208 for 8,
innings, miraculous catches, good Robinson started a memorable over.
bowling and three exciting knocks. The first ball was hit hard by The I963 Cricket season opened
These conditions did not encou- Roosevelt Shillingford over long-on in Portsmouth on Sunday Jan. 27
rage stroke-making, and t h early for 6, the second was pulled to wth 1962's champion--Vulcans,
Casuals batsmen proceeded very the mid-wicket boundary for 4 218 playing the runner-up--Shackleton. G
cautiously against steady bowling, for 8, 4 runs needed for first in- Shackleton batting first, was off 6
E. Robinson played a dour in- nings lead. The spectators were on to a poor start but at 1 for 6, wic-
nings lasting three and a half hours, their feet, some shouting advice to ket-keeper R. Joseph added to his t
He was obviously out of form, al- the batsmen, others to the bowler. side s score a quick 19, which
lowing many loose balls to go un- T h e third ball was driven hard included a massive 6. The side, JL
punished. He was unperturbed by to E. Blackman at mid-on. There however, was soon out for 33. M
mild barracking and his 68 provided was no time to judge the catch, so For Vulcans, opening bowler,
the backbone of his side's innings, fast was the ball travelling. It hit S. Toussaint, varied his pace cleverly
After his departure, theater batsman Blackman somewhere onthethigh to capture 6 for 9, and 0. Edwards t
scored freely against a tired attack, and somehow he managed to get tok 4 for 22.
Other useful knocks came from A. hold of it. Roosevelt Shillingford Volcans turnat the crease
Roberts 23, R. Charles 24 and C. had scored 71 hard-hitting runs. brought 45 runs, of which L. ET
Peters 20. Casuals were all out for But for the glorious uncertainties of sacotand, W. Dupuis and S. Tous- je
221 five minutes before close of the game, h e would surely have sin scored 9, 8 and 8 respectively
play on Saturday. H. Charles 4 for seen his team through to a Ist in- For Shackleton, Hawkins Rabess
37; K. Laurent 3 for 67 and C. Shi- nings lead. 'he last man did net (boMrwed for the occasion from
llingford 2 for 33 were the best last long, he edged one and was Madines C.C. took 5 for I7.
bowlers. There was no overnight caught behind. St. Joseph were all A. Rodnew y took 4 or 14 and A.
rain and the wicket was faster on out for 218. J. L s I .

St. Joseph started badly, losing
2 wickets for r7 runs. This
brought in Clayton Shillingford who

Lancdlot started where he left off
last season, getting 4 for 65. E.
Robinson got 4 for 54, and fony.
si x year o I d Martin Joseph got 2

chackleton declared their second
innings closed at 50 for 9, S. Nills
21 and E. Andie 15. S. Toussaint
finished with a match analysis of II
for 19 and 0. Edwards 8 for 37




Heavy rains prevented Vulcans
from enjoying the short 20 minute's
play left.
(contr, by S. Toussaint)
Youth Trust Fund
Cont. from page 1
Stevens made a short opening
speech, and committee mem-
bers Mr. Butler and Rev.
Canon Lane also addressed
the meeting chaired by Mrs.
Mrs. O'Connor, Trustee, descri-
bed how the appalling conditions
under which some West Indian
children existed had inspired Lady
Hailes to found the W.I. Youth
Trust Fund. She spoke of the need
for citizens of our community to
better such conditions. After speak
ing of the good work of the Fund,
Mrs.O'Connor exclaimed that there
were more men than women in the
small Ro eau audience, and took it
:hat men as heads of families were
interested in child welfare.
Mr. Fred Morgan emphasised
:he fund-raising aspect of the Trust,
explaining some o f the benefits
WIYTF had already promoted, such as
he St. Vincent child welfare centre,
i plan of which was on show to the
public as he spoke, "Each one of
rou" said Mr. Morgan "must do
his or her best to help the Fund, be-
:ause the target sum is so large,"
Rev. Canon Lane also stressed
hat a vast effort should be, made by
he population so that we would be

[Feb. 2-

29th January, 1963



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university should reach the Education Department not later
han 16th February 1963
The Examination will take place from 7th June to 9th
ily, 1963, and all entries should reach the University by 1st
arch 1963.
Applications should be accompanied by a Receipt for
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Applicants who do not possess a School Certificate of
education will be required to take not fewer than/our sub-
scts of which English Language must be one.
The fees are:
An entrance Examination fee $4,80
Ordinary Level $2.40 per subject
Advanced Level $6,00 "
A local fee amounting to forty per cent (40%) of the
university's fees must also be paid into the Treasury.
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talked to members of Dominica's
merchant community, inviting
them to co-operate in an all-out
effort by subscribing towards the
We regret to have had to hold
over for next week news of the
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