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: March 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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Holding Location: University of Florida
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BgPageant -- FA uEn a young child. In less than
g r half an hour the entire staff
HE pre-Lenten fiesta began on a high note, colourful if of Doctors and Nurses, m.ny
not too musical. On Monday morning all the town of whom were costumed and
and h al f of the countryside seemed to have turned out, off duty, reported to Prin-
dressed in gala carnival costumes. By 3.30 that afternoon cess Margaret Hospital and
some of the laughing dancers and spectators were witnesses battled for the lives a n d
of the horrifying spectacle of three young men being virtu- flesh of the sufferers.
ally roasted in the street by sudden incendiarism, while at
1e a s t seventeen others in the throng were scorched and At Bittr LOSS
burned in varying degree, some through heroic action.
i.But nobody could save Eddie
Earlier there was no hint beaten-out ropes, wearing Martin, eldest of four brorhers and
of tragedy in the air, which h o r n s and a nonchalant two sisters, guitarist son of Customs
hummed with hit tunes and effect of holiday vagabond- o'icial Mr. Louis Mart:n and his
marching feet. Seen from age which is still popular in wife. The two other desperately
a high window in K higher circlesburned men were flown, after scrup
high window in K i n higher circles. ulous overnight care, to the Uni-
George V Street, the beauty What happened t he n ,,ersity College Hospital of the West
q u e e n s in their glamour There was a sudden scatter Indies, accompanied by Dr. Watty
costumes smiled from slow- of brilliance like the trick and Mr. Alc Giraud. Mr. Eric
moving cars; an expensively effect of a flame-eating fakir Shillingford had only recently been
0 married; young George James was
attired Coronation process- on stage; but the fl a m e s eader rif ytheo Gorcgest was
ion complete with well- were horribly real. People Thus the second day of the
plumed Queen's Guards, scattered wildly; then they carnival was different and glonoier
T. nrd Chancellr, na kn,,~w n. in
TTi. -.
uee,- 'rinc, a funeral exending n sombre mja-
ueen, Pnces, Du e, ingin mortal igon). One nicence the carnival display
Princesses and c o ur t i e r s man caught alight, another "burial of Pharaoh" of the previous
promenaded slowly to the managed to stri p off his day. It was in effect the most
strains of "Ru'e Britannia:" flaming rags -- a third was macabre carnival procession ever seen
among them in satin and ablaze! Brave hands reached here, as the cortege approached the
velvet were members of the out to aid the victims and Roman Catholic Cathedral along
ruling Labour Party. After received painful injuries. As streets lined with subdued masque-
rung Labour Party. After received painful injuries. As raiders dressed in all the colours of
this came Mexicans, Span- a result of this ghastly, tra- the rainbow. The dead youth's
ish grandees and ladies, tall- gedy, Eddie Martin, young schoolmates of St. Mary's Academy
h a t t e d "elite," pigtailed- m usicia n with a fine and the members of his orchestra
Chinese, a nd a gorgeous scholastic record, died a few paid him their last sad respects.
polyglot of good natured hours later; his two c 1 o s e funeral rites, some still dressed
citizens and visitors intent on companions Eric Shilling- in motley.
enjoying carnival to the full, f o r d, garage and bakeries
including fo u r classically proprietor, and George James Witness Collapses
dressed Parisian ladies and a (s o n of Lawyer James in Uader questioning by Coroner
gamut of Astaphan adver- St. Kitts) hovered between Copelandin the Magistrate's court
rising sailors. Everybody life and death, during a hearing of the adjourned
swirled, dipped and pound- In a matter of minutes the inquest yesterday, witness Ena Joseph
ed down the sunny streets. S. M. ., Colonel Foster, ofNew Street collapsed and the
arrived in a borrowed c a inquest was further postponed until
nd Then-The Horror rived i a borrowed c r Thursday March 7. Miss Joseph,
And Then e malefactors are reported to who had been treated in Princess
After the luncheon inter- have slashed Eric Shilling- Margaret Hospital as a casualty after
val, when hungry merry- ford's car tyres. The seri- the burning incident, was being
makers darted into houses ously burned were taken to pressed to say whether she knew a
for refreshment or 1 o lle d hospital by various helpers... man known as "Boboy" another female
been mentioned by another female
munching at alley-corners, the victims numbered twenty, witness (also a casualty), Miss
the celebrations took on new including seven women and Marie Vidal. Miss Vidal declared

zest and seemed to become
both gayer and louder. There
was a special burst of music
and fun as the Vauxhall
Harmonicats pushed t h e i r
steel band down the main
st r ee t, surrounded by en-
chanted followers. Among
these revellers were t h r e e
young gentlemen dressed in
Lapeau-Cabwuit style with


] The PropDietor, Editor and Staff of the "Dominica Herald" express
-their profound sympathy to all those who have suffered bereavement, -
Sloss or injury through the dreadful fire catastrophe during carnival.

A cable has been received in the HERALD Office from Professor
Pierre Lucette and all his associates in Martinique which states "WE
HERE WERE MOVED SINCERELY," and is published for the
consolation of those bereaved and suffering due to the holiday disaster.

that Ena Joseph had cried out that
name in hospital in connection with
the burning, mnd that the man had
been dressed in Mexican costume,
jeans and a bandalero without a
shirt. En Josep'i, on the p.Oint of
breaking down, s'ated that she had
been "throttled" by a man during
the commotion and struck down to
the ground.
Previously the bereaved father of
Eddie Martin. Mr. Louis Martin.

wival Cutlagsi ng
After a Carnival Monday fight in
Castle Bruce, a m n and a woman
were admitted ro the Princess Mar-
garet Hospital, the man with a
stomach wound from a cutlass andl
the woman with head injuries The
Foi:- have made an arrest.
Wages : ::"", F

had identified his son as the victim. Following on the "dispute," in
which the Technical, Clerical and
FOd i S. Joe ~I J. an t e Commercial Workers Union claiim-
Get Olltbloard?' ed a 33---3rd per cent increase for
Four ten-horse-power outboard some employees of the Dominica
motors were handed over to fisher- Banana Growers Ca-op:rative
men of the Fond St. Jean Fisheries Association, Government have now
co-operative at a ceremony held last appointed a Board of Inquiry con-
Wednesdav. sisting of Messers. A.B, Marie
Addresses were delivered by (Magistrate of Portsmouth)-Chair-
Mrs. Keith Robinson, Registrar of man, and C.A. Sorhaindo (Esta-
Co-operatives and Hon. N.A.N. blishment Officer),
Ducreay, Minister for Trade and The Board is to enquire into the
Production after which the motors terms and conditions of service of
were blessed by the Parish Priest. employees of the Association, The
The Aen, Messr .Smithan4d mthe Cis one of th main it.nm oi
_ , .. ., -, _1 .. . .. .
'ahd maintenance 1r rhe motors.. taxing place mis weekend.
SrOP PREcS-- All p.anis .t l P.M.H. improving.
European Community
Helps Martinique
Lamentin, Martinique -(ANP) working in conjunction with t h e
The European Fund for Develop- Caribbean organization is hopeful
ment, a subsidiary of the European that construction firms in French
Economic Community, is the finan- Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique,
cial backer for a road construction the Netherlands Antilles and Surin-
project which will link Lamentin, am, will submit bids for the con-
Robert and Trinite. The EEC, tract.


i It is intended to extend the electricity supply fromi
iSoutriere to Grand Bay shortly.
I Notice is hereby given to land owners in close, prox-
imity to the trace from Soufriere through Tete MIorne to0
#Grand Bay, that it is necessary to plan a route for thei
lines and that in so doing entry might be made on their
land without notice, but due notice will be given .to land-!
iowners as soon as it is established that the lines will pass
#through their premises.
i Landowners are hereby requested to identify them-.
'selves to the officers of the Dominica Electricity ServicesI
.engaged in carrying out the survey,
I They should give to the officer concerned the follow-
I ing details:- -
i Description of Land
j Any objections they may have against
Sentry for the aforementioned purpose,
Landowners are entitled to compensation for damaged
to property as laid down is Section 7 (1) of the Dominicaj
iOrdinance No. 1 of 1951.
Manager i
iMar. 2-23
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Mrs. Harold Wilson

By P. S. A.

Yes, Harold Wilson has a wife, even if you may never
have heard of her before. She looks like her strong and
simple name: M a r y Wilson. She is the m her of two
s o n s, one a student at Oxford University (Balliol), the
other a schoolboy of 14.
Let us have a glimpse of the woman who m a y one
day be the wife of a Prime Minister and hostess at No. to
Downing S t r e t. She lives with her family quietly in
Hampstead Garden Suburb; she was the daughter of a
devout Congregational Minister f r o m Lancashire. The
whole family attends the Free Church in their neighbour-
hood; Mrs. Wilson helps to distribute the church magazine.
People who know her well say she is strong and serene,
capable of meeting whatever demands life or high office may
make upon her.
Tell me what you read, and I will tell you what you
are. .. What books does Mary Wilson read: She reads
the Brontes and Jane Austen, in particular; and she is also
a poet whose woiks will shortly appear in a volume to be
sold for charity.
When Mary Wilson was a little girl, she m o v e d
around the various counties of England with her preacher
father quite a lot. She met Harold Wilson when t h e y
were both young: he was just going up to Oxford. After
three weeks of acquaintance he decided that he was going
io marry her; they did not, however, get married until after
the last "great War" started, "I thought I was marrying
an Oxford Don," says Mrs. Wilson. But by the time she
was 31 she was a Cabinet Minister's wife.
She does not.care to be a public fi g u r e, preferring
home life; but that is not due to lack of interest in politics.
She is interested in ideas rather than in day-to day combats.
"I just don't like people shouting at each o t h e r," is her
commtntr Music is important to her, as it is to her elder son,
who has alreadR7ha ~n ofT a ~.... --
is a gifted mathematician-he won a State sch rslp. '
younger boy is Lord Acuke's godson. At his s c h o o1
Easter concert, Mary Wilson will be singing alto in Bach's
What are her other likes Gardening, walking, swim-
ming. She knows how to cook, for she only has a servant
during the morning. In her living room there are fr e s h
flowers and a holiday photograph of Nye Bevan and his
wife Jennie Lee.
Thus we see a lady capable of every formal duty, loyal
to her old friends and family, unostentatious, a music-lover;
and as I have said she looks like her n a m e-M a r y

University Of The West Indies

Institute Of Education

Applications are invited for posts as Lecturers, Senior Lecturers and
Research Follows in the newly established Institute of Education.
'Applicants should be graduates ofa recognized University and for the sen-
ior posts should preferably have postgraduate degrees with training and ex-
perience in teaching, in teacher-training and in the work of an Institute of
Education. Duties to be assumed as soon as possible in the coming ac-
ademic year.
Salary scales: Lecturer (or Senior Research Follow) l1,750 x 75 --
2,675, Lecturer (or Research Follow) 1, 300 x 50 i, 650 x 75
2. 100. Child allowance (limited to three children) 50o for first
child, roo for second child, 50o for third child. Unfurnished accom
modation at rental of ro% of pensionable salary. Up to five full passages
on appointment, on normal termination, and on study leave (once every
three years),
Detailed applications (six copies) giving particulars of qualifications and
experience, date of birth, and the names of three referees by March 22,1963
to the Secretary, Inter-University Council for Higher Education Overseas,
29 Woburn Square, London, WC.I., from whom further particulars
may be obtained.


Schools Garnival
The Secondary Schools Carni-
val Committee held a dance on
Friday last week at St. Gerard's
Hall at which the Secondary
Schools Cam vral Queen was
chosen. This was at the sugges-
tion of the President of the Com-
mittee. Mr.Julian Johnson; the
Committee felt that something
should take the place of the Jun-
ior Carnival Queen Contest pre-
viously sponsored by the Jayce.s
The characterist cs for which
the Queen was cnosen were per-
sonality and grace and tne judges
weIr M ssSyhil Joseph. MitsBi-
b ira Bully, Messrs Charles Sav-
arin and Michael Didier. The
judging took place between 8
and9 during the dance(there
was no parade) and all girls from
the two High Schools present
were contrstints. After much
observation by the judges on the
sidelines they eventually picked
Miss Claudette C.iols-La tigue,
popllir d ,ughter of Bernard
Cols-Lartigue.' S e was crowned
by Miss Ba bara Bully in the
absence of the 1962 Junior Car-
nlv,1 Queen, Miss Candia All -yne

- 1 l

Thc P evident and Master of London Dealers
Ceremo iei anno minced that Se-
condary School Queen Contest FprCa3t 80ntin-
would from henceforth be an an- Forecast onuin-
nual feature. uing Demand For
Another $748,000 Higher Priced
For ICTA Cocoa

The Secretary for Technical Co-
operation, The Rt Hon. Dennis
Vosper, M.P., recently in reply to a
Parliamentary Question, said:--
"It has been decided, subject to
Parliamentary authority for the tx-
penditure, to increase the British
Government's contribution to the
Imperial College of Tropical Agri-
culture (now merged with the
Faculty of Agriculture of the Uni-
versity of the West Indies in Trini
dad) to 156,ooo (WI $748,800)
for the three years period begg'ning
on Ist August 1963 in recognition
of the importance of the Faculty as
the only establishment in the world
where post-graduate instruction in
tropical agriculture can be given in
tropical environment. This will
bring the total British contribution
to the Faculty since August 1958 to
391,000 (WI i$,876,8000)."

The recent sharp increase in co-
coa prices is not likely to stop
the upward trend in consumption,
That is the view of the Lon-
don dealers, Gill and Duffus Ltd.,
in their monthly report just is-
World cocoa production is now
certain to be much lower than
anticipated and a shortage of
some 63 000 tons is expected.
This new estimate compares with
one of 29,000 tons made at the
end of December.
"The strong upward trend of
consumption is well established and
from past experience present prices
should not put a brake on usage.
World stocks, some 4-8 months'
supply at present rate of usage, are
mainly in strong hands. These
are now being run down and will
help to equate supply and demand,"
they comment,





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The sad news of the death of Mr. Bernard A. Severin
was announced on Saturday last week. Mr. Severin died
at the P. M. Hospital in his 73rd year.
"Bob" Scverin, as he was known to his many friends,
was for many years a dispenser (pharmacist) at both the
Roseau and Portsmouth Hospitals and also at Grandbay.
He was a good churchman, a keen footballer and cricketer
(he represented the island at soccer) and Scoutmaster of the
Portsmouth Scout Troop.
The fune al took place at St. A'phonsus Church and
thence to the Roseau cemetery.
The HERALD extends its sympathy to his w i d o w,
children, grandchildren and his many friends and relatives.
-- SS;_-~E;;--5;-_=-I-


encouragement to the hope, not that
dogmatic barriers can quickly dis-
aprca: but those dogmas which
Roman Catholics share with other
Christians may the more stand out
in perspective. The trend towards
unity goes togctaer w'th the tendency,
without conscious quest of unity, for
different parts of Christendom to be
discovering themselves concerned
with the same tasks and develop-
He recalled that the lass few years
have seen the Eastern Orthodox
emerging from its long isolation
from the West and "entering the
larger field of Christendom"- a
symbol of which was the reception
of the Church of Russia into the
Wo:ld Council of Churches in 1961.
He believes that the impulse to-
wards unity among the "younger"
Churches is "very strong" and cites
the creation of the Church of South
India in 1947, when various non-
Episcopal churches un t:d with an

A man of outstanding character, Bernard Alexander Episcopal church on the basis of the
Severin died on February 16th instant at the P r i n c e ss historic episcopate, creeds and sacra-
M rgaret Hospital aEed 73 years. His varied interests and ments(BIS)
activities during that period earned him f r i e n d s from all --- -
se t ons of the community. On more than one occasion
when there was a shortage of Doctors he was entrusted by Magnetic Survey
Government with the supervision of the Grandbay District
and Portsmouth in particular. He was popularly known A team comprising Dr.
as "Bob" Sevtrin and as lis:en(rs heard on the air on the Masson Smith and. Mr.
day of his death he was certainly a defender of the faith, He Andrew of the Geophysical
was a keen sportsman and also indulged in fishing and kept Division of Overseas Geolo.
a keen interest in Scouting; because he had been so keen on gical Surveys attached to the
scouting activities he organised a Scout Troop in P o r t s- Seismic Research Unit of the
mouth. His grealnesss, to my mind, as w.s broadcast was University of the West In-
not merely his richly-earned "d fender of the Faith" but his dies arrived by air on Satur-
le as friend to one ar Ul,,d aggs.ota.lepstos of ,,, ",,,- -1'-
't s ay-en. pubI ,. ninmkh t 'a t to a gri and mag-'
have associated with him was in itself a Benediction as a crr out grave y n Dom ca.
personal friend I know his Ii child en and 38 grandchildren Dr. Masson Smith and
are sincerely mourning his loss. May his soul rest in peace. Mr. Andrew spent a week
LEOPOLD J. CHARLES here doing their survey which
________ is part of a wider survey of
all the islands where volcanic
Unify And from international agencies. activity occurs. (GIS)

Advance --
Garibo Plan

"A sense of urgency and impend-
ing crisis" and the need for an im-
mediate "break through' on the
part of the smaller countries of the
Caribbean were reflected in the dis-
cussioni and conclusions recorded
by the participants at the end of the
Caribbean Ori:,nization's 8 day
seminar on Planning Techniques
and Methods:
Echoing this sentiment, Dr. C.
Lastra, in his capacity of Chairman
of the final session, stated "A unity
of purpose is ne ded for the econo-
mic development of the countries of
the area on the regional basis," and
he call for a voluntary chain of na-
tions in the area for economic coop-
eration in o-der to raise rapidly the
standard of living of the Caribbean.
Dr. Lastra declared that if the
momentum achieved at the Seminar
was not translated into action by
1964, there was a risk of loss of
faith in the future by the people and
governments of the smaller countries.
The need were repeatedly stressed,
during the seminar, for regional
planning on an integrated basis as
being the only hope for mall terri-
tories which might be unable to
qualify individually for assistance

The need for a Condominium
of Aid among the governments ot
the United States of America,
United Kingdom, France, Ho land
and Canda, for the smaller islands
in the Caribbean, w.s one of the
five main points which emerged

/rom o UarDi S tem nar.

Impulse To
Church Un
Dr. Ramsey

A Message Of Sympathy

and Condolence

To The Citizens Of Roseau On The
Occasion Of The Calamitous Incid-
ent Of Carnival Monday

My dear Citizens;-On behalf of the Roscau Town
Council, and on behalf of my wife and myself, I wish to.
extend to the numerous relatives and friends of all those
who suffered fr o m the calamitous incident of Carnival
Monday, the deepest sympathy and Christian condolence
of the City Fathers.
Doubtless, you all know only too well, that s u ch
incidents are entirely be y o n d our control; but we feel
bound in both sentiment and duty, to apologise for such a
shocking national disaster which has taken place in ourl
city at a time when it was opened to the peaceful revelling
of our citizens in what is truly, our most pompous and
demonstrative National Festival.
We cannot help mourning deeply, the loss of young
talented Eddie Martin and the serious illness of Eric
Shillingford and George James, three young men, outstand-
ing in their respective fields, and whom we all in t is com-
munity need so very much. And it is with the deepest
regret that I must mention here, that it will be a long time
yet when our society will be replenished with the contribu-
tions that these men were capable of and disposed to.
This message would not be complete if I did not i-
clude our deep thanks to Mr. John Presnund, an Amen
can Citizen of Campbell who, in his humane and heroic
:fforc to save the lives of our then endangered young man,
suffered serious burns himself and has been hospitalized.
Again our sincere thanks and warm congratulations
_-.. r .w-- n -.. ,.41 4- ail 'the many- other t. h, ,
hdped hi one way or thethher .itoards the relief' of pain
and suffering of those unfortunate vict.ns, and the consoli-
dation of their bereaved relatives.
I now enjoin all good citizens to pray for the speedy
recovery cf' i the injured and in particular, Eric and
George who have left for more advanced treatment in Jam-
aica; and for the repose of the loving young soul of Eddie

Classified Advt.


For The Months Of February;
March and April, You will get ONE
DOLLAR ($1,00) for every Marked
wards Heineken Cap you bring in to our
Wholesale Department.
itvy--- Heineken's Beer is sold in nearly
every Shop in Dominica

Self criticism. learning from other Jan. 5-26, Feb. 2-23,
Christian traditions, and co-opera- Mar. 2-23
tion, with them is widely replacing _-_
the spirit of rivalry and aloofness.
This view is expressed by the FOR SALE
Archb s'op of Canterbury, Dr.
Michael Ramsey, in a special article WHOLE CHICKEN WINGS
in the "Finansial Times."
in the "Finanibal Times." Lots of 1000 1b & over .52o per 1b
The Archibishop comments: WHOLESALE ,58o "
"Not least notable are these changes RETAIL 67 "
as they affect the relations of Roman RTAIL
Catholics and others. The visit of BACKS & NECKS
Dr. Fisher, in his last years of Lots of 1000 ft & over .31o per 11b
his Archepiscopate of Canterbury, WHOLESALE .34o ''
to Pope John XXIII both symbolis- RETAIL .39 "
ed and elicited the new spirit far J. ASTAPHAN & CO
and wide."
Referring to the VaticanCouncil, Feb. 16, 23, Mar a
Dr. Ramsey says: "It is too early to
say much of the Vatican Council SUPPORT
except that its first weeks give much THE HERALD

Advice To Mothers On
Breast Feeding
by "The Doctor"
Breast milk :s not only the natural
but the ideal food for babies.
Human milk requires no prepara-
tion and is always available at the
right temperature wherever the
mother may be. It is always fresh
and free of contaminating bacteria.
Errors in preparation of artificial
feeding formulas are avoided, so that
the chances of Castro intestinal
disturbances and malnutrition are
greatly reduced.
Among the lower socio-economic
groups or where sanitary conditions
are poor the breast fed infant con-
titues to have a much better chance
of survival. It has been found that
there is a higher incidence of respira-
tory infections during the second 6
months of life in artificially fed
inants than those who are breast
fed, The incidence of atopic
eczema is 7 times greater in artii-
cially fed infants.
From the point of cost, money is

better spent providing the mother a
good diet so that she will be able to
nourish herself and the baby well,
than in providing artificial milk for
the baby.
On the whole breast feeding is
a satisfactory experience for both
mother and Child. For the mother
there is a sense of accomplishment
and essentialness for the infants
welfare and for the baby good
health and contentment.
Readers are particularly asked to
pass on this information to mothers
who cannot read, since these moth-
er's babies are the ones who suffer
most from wrong feeding-Ed.

Crime And Care-
Crime in London reached the
record figure of 214,120 indictable
offences in 1962-8.8 per cent
above the previous year and more
than twice the total for 1938.
Too many people were careless
with their property, said Scotland





ALL public organizations keep an ade-
quate skeleton staff for th s a k e of
continuity, that tired and hard-worked per
sonnel of hospitals and o t h e r essential
services may take time off for relaxation
and fun, especially on the occasion of a
national festival.
Carnival was such an occasion, and
last Monday the majority of doctors and
many nurses of Princess Margaret Hospi-
tal h a d joined the dancing throngs to
enjoy a break from the strain of t h e i r
difficult and dignified occupations. They
were there in the centre of festivities when
the dreadful incident of the fl a m i n g
victims (reported on our page i) shocked
the merrymakers of Dominica. Without
the slightest hesitation, every one of the
medical revellers w e n t straight to the
hospital and reported for duty, tending
the scorched and blistered sufferers; some
were still wearing th-ir gay regalia as they
worked. These staff members weie nor
strictly on duty; but a higher s e n s e of
duty-their dedication .to the haline of
mankn=-ieenc th;6i HyIng back to wards
and Matron, to care for the twenty casu-
alties of this disaster, which can only be
described as infamous.
Ten persons were detained in hospital;
one well-loved youth died of his injuries;
and two other seriously burned men were
assiduously nursed into condition over-
n i g h t for an air trip to the University

Co. respondents are asked tc submit their full names and addresses as
a guarantee of good faith, bu' not necessarily for publication Letters should
be as shot as possible Conwroversial political letters will not ue put-
lished anonymously Views expressed in People's Post do not necessarily
reject the policy of the Ed tor or the Proprietor.

Father Francis



In a country which la c k s complete range.
news reportage, it is an excellent thing It is g o o d to have correspondence
that so many people come forward and from all p a r t s of Dominica, and we
write letters to the Press. Not only is it g r e atl y welcome news from faraway
a sign of confidence in their newspapers, villages. We know that many corres-
but it creates a democratic forum for the pondents are shy of signing t h e i r full
expression of opinion. We have been names: this is a pity. If a letter is worth
pleased of late to note the increase in our printing, it is usually worth admission
People's Post contributions, and o n I y of authorship. But Dominicans seem to
regret that we are not able to print every be in the habit of using a nom-de-plume.
letter sent in. It is a sine qua non of They must, of course, always attach their
newspaper life that the editor's decision true names in such cases; these will be
is final, but no letter-writer should take it kept confidential.
as a slight if his or her script do, e s not So we hope that letter-writers will go
appear in print. Sometimes there simply on giving us their news and views and
is not room; sometimes letters are too late we will try to give them space as often as
or far too long; occasionally t h e y are possible. They might however a v o i d
abusive or even libellous. We would sending us a carbon copy of a letter in-
ask our kind correspondents to study the tended for some other newspaper. We
length of the average letter we publish, happen to like original letters--and our
and try to keep their wording within that readers do, too.

The HERALD Is The People's Own Paper



I am a member of the
clan Shillingford, and trust you not
to disclose my christian name.--
On separate sheet. Since I read of
your political expulsion in the
HERALD on September 29, I have
been very curious about the matter.
You were quick to publish the letters
regarding your expulsion from your
Party, but you never published the
letter confirming such expulsion.
The story has been left unfinished.
Kindly answer the following:-
I. Who confirmed the said expul-
2. Was it further confirmed by
general members resolution at Castle
3. What is the background lead-
ing to this commotion?
And oblige
Yours truly,
Shillingford, Roseau

31 New Street, Ros'au. T-l. 307
Published by j. MARGARTSON CHARLES, Propid tor
Annual Subscriptions: Town .;5.00 Country 86.00
Overseas (Surface Mail) 87.50

Letter From

Answers to correspondent Shilling- Dear Editor,
ford. I. Nobody. After the Execu-
tive "Expulsion Meeting" of Oct. 5, interested in th
all the lights of Roseau having gone am attending
out just as I vacated my seat, I was Nations Confe
left standing in the unlit gutterway cation of Sc
outside the Oliver James' house (the for the Benefit
Labour Party office is a hall leading Areas." It i
into their kitchen). I heard alterca-
tion and later Members and Ministers Cont.

You would all be very
ie Ccnferena whicl I
at present, th: United
:rence on the "Appli-
:ience and Technology
of the less Developed
s extremely interesting

% onp. 5






rYV GALLS Re th c letter on "Neglectful
Y Fathers" in your Felr. 24. issue.
While sympathising with views
S expressed by "Miserable" in your
College Hospial of the West In di e s, writer's column. I would like to
Jamaica, where every benefit of modern make a little comment.
science will be administered. We un- Before bringing the matter to the
derstand t h a t Dominica's S. M. is attention of Pope John, I would ad-
and is vise your reader to study some of his
proud and gratified at the selfless response views, Just take a few lines from the
of all doctors and nursing staff to this sad Encyclical letter MATER ET MAGIS-
and critical event. iRA, here we read:"We must solemn.
It was a high sense of d u t y towards ly declare that human life is tran
his fellow human b-ing; which inspired smitted by means of the family, and
S, the family is based upon a marriage
an American citizen to help beat out the wthe is bo ad indisolube a nd
which is one and indissoluble and
flames which tortured others, sustaining raised, so far as Christians are concern-
painful burns in the process; but he was ed, to the dignity ofa sacrament. The
not the only heroic partic pant wvho rush- transmission ofhu'nan tlfe is the re-
ed to the aid of the victims; five ladies suit ofa personal and conscious act,
were among the casualties. and, as such, is subject to the all-
holy inviolable and immutable laws
Duty brought the Fire Brigade quickly of God, which a man ignores and
to the scene: but the job was not for them. disobeys to his cost. Those who
The Police of Dominica may a s o be violate: His laws not only offend
mentioned for their tactful handling not the divine majesty' and degrade
just of this incident but of the crowds in themselves and humanity, they also
general, many of whom had been gaily of which they are members ."
imbibing from an early hour; and the pp. sr in English translaton. C.
Police still have to work on other more T. S. London.
sinister aspects of the tragedy. ay I also remind 'Miserable",
Duty is an ethical concept. It is not hat the Church helps in a practical
S .n wa.and that .many 'neglected
an cmoUUUn,.duu uo. ..L. .VLIN 4.ufil i.-i children -get- somefo prJ-Uru'rf
cardinal virtues, yet it has been c a l1 e d U.S. Cathoat Rebef Agency here
"D u t y, stern daughter of the voice of in Dominica,
God." W hil e we mourn with the Yours nuly,
bereaved and pray for the recovery of the FR. FRANCIS, GOODWILL
injured, we can express thankfulness that
there are many good citizens among us
who listen to that still stern voice, regard- Late QUestionS To
less of circumstances. ..

rushed past me; but I was never re-
called to learn the "verdict," No
letter has been sent to me either.
2. I am reliably informed that no
such resolution was moved or passed.
3. You have asked me to do a
tedious job, although I have the
facts. There is no room for such a
background account in today's issue.
We will try to publish it next week.

Compliments And
Dear Sir, A very long time I
was hoping for an amr'le opportun-
ity to write to you a letter dealing
with two aspects, viz, [he Sudden
Improvement of your Pa per," which
was commented on in yoar previous
issue by a Constant Reader, and
"Poor Medical Attention at the P.M.
Hospital" which is so long unpu-
blished. But in this issue of the
Herald I shall confine -nyselfto one
aspect only -- the captio i "Bouquets
For the Herald," which appeared in
your previous issue. There isino
doubt, and the public would admit,
that ihe paper has mlJ a very long
jump, the local news bcom;ng more
'and. more interesting.
S My only comment now points to
the incorrect .placement of 'letters
be duie io some of ypes bein
indver!ently placed or mixed'up in
the press with other types. It is only
from the beginning of the year that
I have again begun to buy and read
your paper. To explain what I
really mean if I do not have your
paper to read after breakfast'on
Sunday morning I feel something is
However, I have seen the annual
subscription fees at the head of page
4 of your paper and I take it that
Pt. Michel where I live is classed as
a country district. You will there-
fore find in the letter enclosed my
subscription fee for one year, If
this is too much, would you kndly
charge the difference against the cost
of publication i n this column
Please let me know what it costs to
publish in your people's post column,
so that I may pay in advance
for future insertions,
Yours faithfully,
A READER, Pte. Michel,
No charge is made for letters
published, at the Editor's discretion,
in People's Post-Ed.


Choosing The Queen
by Collins O'Neill
Dazzling flashlights of cameras, sky-rockets right; down to the little
hand bombs marked the choosing of the Dominica 1963 Carnival Queen
on Carnival Friday nigh: at the gaily lit Carnival City.
Hundreds of people turned up despite the threatening weather. A
packed and appreciative audience saw some of Dominica's loveliest ladies
in their sparkling, dazzling beauty on the stage of the well-adorned Carni-
val City. When MC Couhhard took up his post and the last year's
queen was presented, the crowd roared. But whether the roaring had at
the time pointed to a seatless throne or the beauty of the first queen, one
could hardly ascertain, though it is my opinion that since a queen is a
queen whether outgoing or not special provision for her appearance should
be made, thus ridding her of the discourtesy cf standing, back against the
upstage corner, for any lengthy period. Nevertheless, to be a queen one
has to have courage, and perhaps it might have been a test.
The parade backed by part ofthe G. J. orchestra, was unusually
done, in a two-way style. First the contestants richly dressed in straight
carnival fashion, paraded the stage dancing to the roadworthy carnival hits.
This was of course a marvellous means of introducing the characters,
Then theie was the Whitchurch's Symphonettes Steel Orchestra, (winner
of the steelband competition) pouring in their masterful renditions while the
contesting queens who had returned to the robing-rooms prepared themselves
in queenly beauty.
Whilst ihe queens changed, the audience were entertained by calyp-
onians-the "Spark", winner ofthe Calypso Competition singing "Eileen"
and "Back to Africa" and giving some very excellent leg movements,
which had the audience rolling. Supporting him with their mouth-piece
music were calypsonians, The Saint, The Snatcher, the Idol and the March
of Dimes.
MC Coulthard returned and the beauties were each called out in the
following ordLr: (r) Miss Coca-Cola (Barbara Bully) (2) Miss Agfa Films
(3) Miss Megan Wilson Store (4) Miss Astaphan Shopping Centre (5)
Miss N-E District (6) Miss Salybia (7) Miss Home Industries (8) Miss
Salisbury (9) Miss Ju-c Beverages (Avonell Shillingford) who was adjudged
the winner ofthe contest. From the time this contestant reached the stage
she moved gracefully, well-timed withthe music, and of course holding from
beginning to end a golden smile- -the only contestant possessing such queenly
quahties, although Miss Coca Cola was deservedly popular and became
he runner-up.

Show Was Good
The queen's show was good, there is no doubt about that. But you
1 .I -1 I - A _ L

in which it is made:-I was not
able to gather from the papers any
information on the Caribbean poli-
tical happenings outside Dominica;
for example, news of the Little
Eight, and even news of the major
political happenings in Dominica,
wa, limited. Of curse, I realise
there may have been little to report
during that time (since Christmas)
and in any event I know your news-
paper is produced for the local com-
munity and not for overseas readers
like myself. However, I thought
it might be worth putting in a word
for the overseas reader, as now and
again you may be able to publish
something with us in mind!
We spent our first six months in
the Cameroon Federal capital, where
our last child (a boy) was born, but
are now living in the cool climate of
West Cameroon.
With our kind regards to you all,
Yours sincerely,
F. O. C. Harris, Supreme Court,
W. Cameroon.

Harris, from whom we are
delighted to hear, is perfectly
right in stating that we have
published little or no politi-
cal news since Christmas,
either of local events or of
the little Eight (or Seven);
that is due almost entirely to
a lull in decisive happenings
or lack of information on
events which may be hap-
pening behind the scenes.
There is also acerta i n
amount of apathy-in Anti-
r_ r .

Children's (Factual Test) Corner
Dear Girls and Boys,
We heard that preparations are being made to reach
the moon. To many of us it seems an impossible tasl. W wonder how
that can ever happen.
Sixty years ago, when men thought of flying in machines in the air
like birds, people who lived then thought it just as impossible.
Today the sight of an aeroplane in flight cease to be a wonder, To-
morrow a voyage to the moon will also ceases to be a wonder:-
Before 1903, men had flown in balloons and airships but noone had
succeeded in travelling through space in a machine that was heavier than air.
Two American brothers--- Wilbur and Orville Wright through their
vision skill, courage and perseverance made this dream came true on 7th
December 1903, when they made their historic flight at Kitty Hawk in
North Carolina.
Early in life the boys showed a love for machines. They were very
patient, careful, and painstaking and never took a step unless they were
sure the theory was quite correct. This care was of the greatest value when
they came to construct their machine.
That December morning in 1903 was very cold and a strong icy
wind was blowing. The brothers drew it from its shed and fixed it on
a wooden rail made in such a way so as to gie the machine its first push
(Cont. on page 8)

Notice Of Application
To the Magistrate Dist, "E'
& the Chief of Police
ing at Trafalgar, Parish of St. George,
do hereby give you notice that it
is my intention to apply at the
Magistrate's Court to be held at
Roseau, on Tuesday, the 2nd day
of April 1963, ensuing for a re-
tail LIQUOR LICETCE in respect
of my premises at Trafalgar Parish
of St. George.
Dated the 5th day of February,

Feb. 23 March 9

For Liquor Licences
To The Magi.str.ite Ltist, "E" &
the Ch;efof Pulice.
residing at 93 Victoria St. Parish of
St, George do hereby give you no-
tice that it is my intention to apply
at the Magistrate's Court to be held
at Roseau on Tuesday, the and day
of April 1963, ensuing for a retail
wholesale LIQUOR LICENCE inl res-
pect of my premises at 93 Victoria
St. Parih of St. George.
Dated the 21st. day of February

Mar 2-16

.; agsser~3~ii-tiar ;:;.L^-.not beet n some iapsesa-oi-+th-ptt-ot--or aH c
ters,.a better shorw'could have been produced. For example, the MC, if persons att
he had been notified about his post in ample time, (let us be frank,) should sions on-tl
have known that the distant audience (or let's be more precise, the whole
crowd) found it impossible to see the costumes at close range, unless with aFederation
telescope and would have liked a slow. detailed word-picture of each con- As soon
asked to report on each costume. The contestants themselves should have fully to its
been better rehearsed to make an effective appearance, the first cur;sy, the home and
movement in graceful time to the music and the final curtsy as she leaves
the stage. "Trifles make perfection"-but Rome was not built in a day
-and perfection is no trifle.

People's Polt
S(Continued from page 4)

to learn about the new scientific and
technological discoveries and to hear
about the over-all plans and the
educational schemes which will
make it possible to spread this
knowledge in order to fight poverty,
ignorance and hunger. U Thant
has said that it was one of the most
important conferences ever convened
by the United Nations, and indeed
I feel as if I am living through one
of those rare moments when history
is obviously being made. This
thought is tempered by the need to
digest o10 reports of theories and
experiences. But I guess it will
make my task of preparing material
or Sc ece and Society m ich
I was to undertake a mission for
the International abour Organisa-
tion to study the application of child
labour laws conditions for young
workers in Latin America this spring.
But my five months trip in Asia
ast winter absorbed too much ener-
gy, so I am trying to create a book-
let giving a synthesis of the contri-

bution of the Young ,Womens
Christian Association t o adult
eoti ( ? on.
Much thoughts are with you and
I hope that your Muses do not
abandon you.
Yours sincerely,
World Y,W.C.A., Geneva

Letter From

Dear Editor,-Thank you for
sending the copies of HERALD by
air mail to my address in the Repu-
blic of Cameroon. I am most
grateful to Mr. Margartson Charles,
and happy to become a new sub-
Since I have been terribly out of
touch with Caribbean news I am
looking forward to receiving the
HERALD regularly, but please accept
the following comment in the spirit

ended the discus-
le proposed New
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as things get mov-

1 abroad.-

4th F
The Editor,
Dominica He ald
Dear Sir,
We are a num
Pal enthusiasts who are v
of promoting friendships
the Caribbean through c
ence and exchange. Ple:
your support by publish
quest in your esteemed pa
our movement may be
the attention of your rea
I am
"rn Pals
Pen Pal Associates,
Box 118,
Bridgetown, Barbados
Inter ts. Gorre. ondenc
Exchange All Ages,

To Correspondent "P
Patriae", Goodwill. V
be glad if you would c
HERALD office, so that w
plain why your letter
"A Nun's Story" canned
blished by us.- Editor

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Cash Question
In The House Of Com-
mons, 12.2.63
To ask the Secretary o f State
for the Colonies if he will list
the main assets of the former
West Indies Federal Government
in Trinidad together with the de-
cisions about individual disposal
now that the Federation has end-
e1 (put by Mr. Donald Chap-
man, Lab Birmingham, North-
Answer (by Rt. Hon. Duncan
The main assets are the loan made
by the Federal Government from the
United Kingdon's 1,000,000
(WI $4,800,000) capital grant, to
the Government of Trinidad and
Tobago for Federal housing and
various cash balances, deposits and
recoverable advances. There were
also certain physical assets such as
furniture and the stores ofthe Reg-
iment. These have been realized
in part by public auction, in part
in a package deal with the Govern-
ment of Trinidad and Tobago and
in part by transfer with or without.

payment to other Government ins-
titutions in the area. The assets are
to be used to meet the liabilities
of the former Federation notably
the payment of compensation and
pensions to the former F e d e r a
Civil Servants.
Question (No mention was made
of the Federal Loan and Devel-
opment Fund-Ed.)
Uneven Golden
It will be recalled that the Fed-
eral Ministry ofFinance was deprived
of its powers before the winding
up of federal affairs; matters were
then handed over to an Interim
Commission Meanwhile Federal
Civil Servants have received com-
pensation ranging from $2 to 50.000oo
(one Federal ex-employee bought a
handsome house in Barbados with
his money).
It will also be remembered that
the Government Party of Dominica
forwarded a resolution to the Gov-
ernor General and the Sec. of State
urging nonpayment of compensation
or pensions to Federal M.Ps. and
Ministers. The ex-Prime Minister,

Sir Grantley Adams, however, is
receiving his pension. Minis ters
received a fraction of their lost year's
salary; Members of Parliament got
nothing at all. Trinidad Government
is said to have paid 8240,000 for
Fcderal assets valued at Sr,ooo,ooo.

British West
Indian Airways
A questioil was asked of the
Secretary of State for the Colonies in
the House of Commons last week,
as to what negotiations were taking
place on the suggestion of the Gov-
ernmeut of Trinidad and Tobago
that governments of other British
territories in the Caribbean should
participate in the shareholding in
British West Indian Airways, and
what was the present situation.
Mr. Duncan Sandys replied: "I
am not aware of any such negotia-
tions takiug place at present." (BIS)

SFeb. 2-


Adding Machines, Calculators,
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iFeb. 16 -


The Government of Dominica has been notified
that the Department of Citizenship and Immigra-
t'on in Canada has approved of the admission into
Canada during the course of this year of nine (9)
household helps from Dominica,
2. The requirements are as follows:-
i(a) Persons selec-ted-must- b-single-women-
without children, in good health, of good
character, and will be required to give
a written undertaking to remain at dom-
estic employment, for a period of one
year, and further not to change their em-
ployme t without the consent of the
Minister of Labour Canada, or his aut-
horised representative.
b) Persons must be within the age group
21-35 years.
ii. A minimum of five (5) years formal ed-
ucation is necessary. but preference will
normally be given to those possessing
higher qualifications. Credit shall be
given to th!'se persons who undertaken
special courses of training i n house-
craft a nd domestic science. Exper-
ience, particularly with modern house-
bold appliances, will also be taken in ac-
iii Each person s-lected will be required to
unde, go a complete medical examrination
which shall include full-stze X ray exam-
ation of the chest as well as VDRL test.
iv. Each person selected must be in passes-
sion of a valid passport.
v. The cost of transportation to Montreal,
and rail fare to final destination in Cana-
da, will be borne by the immigrant.
3. Persons who wish to be considered for selec-
tion must apply to the Labour Commissionea,
Department of Labour, not later than 21st
March, 1963.
Application forms are obtainable at this Department.
Labour Commissionar.
Department of Labour,
14th February, 1963.
Feb. 23, March. 2, 9, 16.



The Lucky Winner Will be allowed






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

Saturday 30th March, at 8,00 p.m,





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Children's (Fat&ual Test) Corner Council MeetingjNotice Of Application For Liquor Licence
(Continued from page) At .W.I.

Thtin the brothers tossed to see who would be first. Orvlle won, mount-
ed the machine, and after starting the propeller pulled the cord and released
the plane.
The plaie left the ground whirled through the air and came down
12oft from its staulng place tir bcin.; in the ani only 1I second- Scatcc-
]y a flight at all yet a flight it w.s.
Wilbur then took his turn- he succeeded in remaining in the air for
59 seconds and flew.8i2 feet. Then a gust of wind oveirurned the
machine and ended tha day's vcr .
But iman had flown-- no matter how brief the flight. For the first
time in history, a power driven, heavier than-air-machine had travelled
through space, The first time in history that a machine carrying a man
had raised itself into the air by its own power, in free flight, had sailed for-
ward on a level course without reduction of speed and landed safely with-
out' being wiccked.
The world knew nothing of what was going on. Only five people
in the neighbourlhood watched history being made.
The Wnghts then set about building stronger and more powerful ma-
chines. They were very modest and retiring and never boasted of their
great achievement. They were solely concern about piefccting their machine.
In 1908, Orville remained in the States to satisfy the IU.S. Govt. with
his tests while Wilbur went to France to do the same. By th,,t time their
machine could fly for two hours at a time.
From then, governments all over the world awoke to thie value of the
acroplane. The Wrights were fertd everywhere they went.
Then they gave up flying to devote their attention to the construction
of machines and the training of men,
In 1912, Wilbur took ill and died bur Orville lived to see their
work grow to such proportions that he and his brother never dreamed of.
When you look up and see the vapour trail of a jet plane overhead,
remember it was the patients and pains taking work of two brothers that
laid the foundation of this mighty achievement. If and when we reach the
moon they gave it the first push.
Cherio, till next week, Love from Auntie Fran,
This week's questions are as follows: -
i. Give the names of the two brothers who first flew a heavier than-air
machine. ------- -.
2. Give the date and place where this historic achievement took place.


did ih, vvt -fi- i-t, 4 .- ... :.---.--

ScuooL - -- - -
Last weeks answers were as follow:-
r. What are the three men in the picture called--The Three
2. What work do they do--Play music on television and stage.
4. What instrument do they play--The harmonica or mouth
Carnival fever resulted in a thin crop of replies this week, and no
child qualified for first prize with an entirely correct answer.
The second prizewinner (Si) Thelma David, Wesley High School.
The third prizewinner (75V) Hydrian Peter, Dominica Grammar
School, who thus wins a prize for the second week in succession.
Two conolation prizes of 50o each were awarded to the only
other children Al.os .oiuticn appicacltd corrccticss: Marici. Joseph of
Roseau Girls School, and Hubert Boland of Marigot Govt, School
Those participating in the Contes: must send in their answers from
clippings of the HErALD enclosed in an envelope addressed to the Contest
Editor,--Dominica HERALD.


'Twas cricket that we went to play, and everything went well;
It is my body that returned, my thoughts in Salisbury dwell.
I watched the shadow of a cloud just linger down a hill,
Like that in Egypt long ago that crept, first-borns to kill!
On to the sea! All lands slope downward, everywhere-
The truly broken countenance of Domin ca dear!
Salisbury village is my joy, perhaps has always been-
Though I can not (f am a boy) pen the surrounding scene.
I see in Salisbury brave results of toil and industry,
For she was once, not long ago, a plain of poverty!
No less the drought of this kind place has caused some joy to met
Her humane folks act fair and well, show hospitality.
My visit there-too short, too short-I wished would always be...
Said goodbye to my Lina-friend. . my heart felt grievously!

The Council of the University of e a ra ''"" s u 'ay, l y IC
he West Council of the Universityona of the Chief of Police ensuing for a retail Liquor, LICENCi"
February 13 and 14 The Cian- I. VERALLE NORMAN now resid- in respect of my premises at Salisbury
cellor of the University. H.R.H ing at Salisbury Parish of St. Joseph Parish of S. Joseph.
Princess Alice, Countess of do hereby give you notice that it is Dated the Ist day of March 1963.
Alhlone presided. The Plo-Chan- my intention to apply at the Magis- VERALLi NORMAN.
cclior, ihe 1H n. Dr.Eric Williams trace's Court to be held at Roseau on Mar. 2-16
also aticoded.
Coming from th-" United King- ,... .......... ,,..
dom to attend the meeting as a P Mr f I A%
mebera a dpp entcd by the Inter- a BOIS CHANDEL AND TIT ANSE
University Council for Higher- NOW in the Limelight!
Education Overseas was Dr CH
Wiuclson, Principal of the Univer- Both places situated at Grand Savannah Pasture inI
sity of Glasgow. Dr Wilson had Ithe vicinity of Salisbury, Parish of St. Joseph,
been here previously in 1959, Land to be Surveyed by Private Owners soon,
when he gave the Address at the
Presentation of Graduates at the All or any persons having to do with lands planted or unplanted
University College of the West! :on the portions above mentioned viz, Bois Chandel and Tit Anse, situat-,
Indies in 1959 and again in 19611 ed near the Grand Savannah pasture, WILL BE REQUIRED to put in his
when he was a representative. O or her claim as well as any caveat or any necessary document TO BEj
Alco attending were two per- PRODUCED which should be read at the specific time, as the Survey of.
sons appointed by the C:aancellor, '
Sr Jck Campbell, Chairmin of 1a certain portion of Bois Chandel and Tit Anse will take place in the.
Booker Broi. McConnell & Co. course of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication,
Ltd a n d Mr. A. McLeish,: For further information of the General Public, the laid is regis-,
Piofessor of English at Harvard jtered in Book 2 Folio 5, and is bounded as follows:-North by Crown
University poet and playwright. land, South by Crown land, East by Grown land and West by the Sea,i
The representatives appointed Ithe said land or property having its right and lawful owners, as the,:
by the Govrrnmen s of the va- survey will point out openly,
rious errito, e who attend.:d were (Sgd,) Ellis J., harles,
Hon. D.B.Sang,ter Jamaica; Proprietor, J
Hon. D A H:rirv -Wondward Proprietor,
Islands; Hon. J.C.L Wal-l-Lee- 1-Mar. 2-23
ward Islands; Very Rev. R.P Ra-! ....... ....... ............... .
skowski, S.J., Br tish Hondura.;
Hon. Donald Pierre-Trinidad;
Mr F.W.E Case-Biitish Guiana; IM T ,R RT
Hon. J C.Tudor Barbados. IMBERT M. ROBERTS
The representatives of the A.M.I.E.T AM!, Mech. E
Guild of Graduates for this meet-
ing. of the Councl were Miss
M.E.Charles of Dominica, W nd, GENERAL MECHANICAL
ward Islands; Dr. B.A N. Co, ins EN1HIidEERING
of British Guiana; Dt: C,C .Wtd-
dei burn of Jamaica. and Mr.J.
Riar' c- ....igh of T rinidad. ...-ENTALS- -. .-- --"'"-:...- '.......... .- --_ ..---..- -
Coining from St. Augusrine c SALts Specialist .in
attend the meet.rg %ere the Plu- REPAIRS
Vice-Chancellor, Dr. P.M Sher-1
lock, Dr. K.A. Everard, Dean of
the Faculty of Enginering, Pro Office Appliances (General and Electrical) including
fessor G.L.Underwood, Dean of Typewriters, Comptometers, Adding and
the Faculty of Agriculture, Pro- Calculating Machines, Cash Reg iters,
fessor P.N.Wilson, Head of the
Department of Agriculture, and Clocks, Printing Presses, Technical
Professor P W.Wnitton, Head of Instruments, etc,, etc.
th- Department of Mechauical
Engineering. For full particulars write or consult me at:

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