Dominica herald
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 Material Information
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: September 7, 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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Th Fiinest Peop l F i t
(For the Gen.ra Weifit of the People of Dominica, the further advancement of the West Indies and the Caribbe


Ena Joseph For High Court
N THE TINY Magistrate's Court which once displayed
stuffed birds and Carib implements during its museum
days, another scene in the carnival fire drama was enacted.
Main character Ena Joseph, in her wellworn white two,
piece and familiar offwhite hat with pink ribbon perched
backwards, occupied the dock, while a stream of 15 wit/
nesses, during a today session, recounted her random

Eddie's Mcther
.. Among these was the
mourning mother of fire,
victim Eddie Martin, to
whose home Ena came on
carnival Tuesday, saying:
"I saw who did it a tall
redskin man whose name I
do no't know. He was
dessed like'a Mexican, I
would be able to identify
him if I see him again". Mr.
J .B. Yankey heard this re/.
mark Mrs. Martin b ore
witless that Ena haddeclar-
ed, "I saw the person hold,
ing onto the back of Eddie's
costume..." describing how
she had been "shoved twice"
and how she fell. Several
others who overheard Ena's
reiterations at one time or
another came forward to
make statements.
"I Know Who Did It"
Mrs. Noreen Shillingford,
Doctor's wife, was at her
mother's home (Ideline John,
son's) between 3 and 4 p.m.
on carnival Monday. The
accused cried out: "The boys
were innocent. They should
not have done that. I know
who and I will say." Ena
was then hysterical. Edward
Green, Edward La Bassiere
and later Maria Vidal corro,
borated that Ena had spoken
similar words. Nurse Cyn,
thia Casimir, who was in the
casualty ward of Princess
Margaret Hospital, heard Ena
say she saw the person who
burnt Eddie and that she
would tell. Mrs, Casimir
met Ena the following day
at Mr. Deverill Lawrence's
house, and clearly heard her
speak of a man with a ciga,
rette lighter in his hand. "He
is a tall fellow, and if I see
him I could point him out.'
Clayton Shillingford was
among those listening.

Daway Unshaken

Despatch From
Regional Council Meets
In Antigua
The Secretary of State has
now replied in a confidential
desoatch to the Regional
Council of Ministers of the
orooosed Eastern Caribbean

Most firm and vehement of wit' Federation in reference to
nesses, craftsman-jeweller James Federation talons made to
Daway suck to his early statement their representations made to
under examination. He was with his Mr. Nigel Fisher after their
girlfriend and young son when last meeting.
the fire blazed up around Eddie. He The seventh meeting of the i
beard Ena call out "Boboy!" twice: Council will take place in
The third time, someone struck her
down. "I am definite said Daway Antigua in the Legislaive
in reply to defence Counsel Beanso, Chamber on Monday, Sep.
leil. "If I did not have my boy to care tember 9, to'discuss this des;
I would have heard more .. If the patch and forward their joint
Police was not so slack, so this man views to the S.o.S. under the
escaped, -she would be on another C ,., ; f n
charge Daway- described thme man .
who struck Ena as 'wearing a Governor, Sir John Stow.
SPARROW hat" and that his face The C.M. and Hon. W.S. n
was painted black on both sides and Stevens leave for Antigua v
he wore a rubber mask. today.
Smiling and urbane, Inspector a t
Joseph of the CID told at dictation the accused from being remanded in
speed of information received from te aus, bfromewing the bail of
the public which led to the taking y 480e
down of roo statements and the 480.00
interviewing of 300 more witnesses Beausoleil On Conspiracy
by the Police; that 'the Queen's Winding up his defence, Mr.
subjects were rendered liable to sus- Beausoleil concentrated a surprise
picion and accusation" and of how attack on the nature of the charge,
he instituted a search for the tall citing cases from Halsbury's Laws of
dark man described by the accused, England going back to s18o in which
He commented on the contradiction the element of conspiracy was judged
between statements Miss Joieph had to be essential in proving public
made to him and to Sergeant Lewis mischief charges, exception being
(previously admitted in evidence). R. vs. Manley, which case was how-
The Inspector also gave Ena's account ever reversed on appeal. Among
of how she was at co-Piartian Club- public mischief cases cited was R.
member Patrick John's home, anoth- vs. Ebenezer Joshua (appeal) 1955.
er version of the click-click lighter Mr. Beaasoleil argued that the doc,
sound and of the manner in which trine of public mischief was incap-
the girl was cuffed. On April 8. as able of extension and that no new
a result of accumulated information, form of the offence could now be
a warrant was issued for the arrest of admitted. He contended that Ena's
Miss Joseph on the public mischief statements were purely fictitious; she
charge. was charged alone and not it con-
junction with others. The only evid,
Witness Disappears, Lawyer ence of police officers Doctrove and
Late, Aunt Missing and Lewis was that several people
came and gave info-mation that the
Accused made statements to them.
At one stage the case was delayed After hearing Inspector Doctrove's
for over an hour, witness Einstein ply for the rown, Acting Magis
Shilngford having faedto appear. rate Vaughan JeanPierre ruled that
He was located, and excused on a ria aie case had been made
grounds of car trouble near Colihaut a p a face case had ben
After a warning from the Magistrate, out by the Polce which would e
but when he finally took his stand, referred to the next High Court ass-
: but when he finally took his stand, izes for trial before judge and jury.
defence Counsel had not arrived, so r ju
he stepped down from the witness Ena Joseph Silent
box. Another absentee was Ena The Magistrate then read the usual
SJoseph's aunt Mrs. Edwardine Cor- caution and asked Miss Joseph if she
riette who was brought back to had anything to say. She remained
s Court in the end just in time to save silent throughout the session; her
(Cont. foot next column) Counsel reserved defence.


Boy Scouts -
All Officers
All last year's officers of the Nor'
thern Boy Scouts Association were
unanimously re-elected for a further
term of office at the Annual Gene-
ral Meeting on Sunday August 25th
at the Government School, Potts-
District Commissioner R.E. James
was present and the Chair was first
aken by Mr. C.C. Angol but temr
porarily vacated for the elections in
avour of Mi. B. E. Barry.
All present pledged to serve the
noverent with sincerity and true
purpose so that and all the Scouts
would BE PREPARED for the next
yeat'i work.

Vieille Case
Wnodfand Hikoa
A plucky walk through twenty
niles of woodland and hilly country
was achieved by eight guides of
Vieille Case Ist Company, led by
:heir Captain, on Tuesday Sept.3.
They travelled north through L'au-
tre Bord, Peaville, Reposoire,
Grandfond. Seaman's Gate, Capu-
chin, Clifton, Cottage, Toucarie
and Tantan to Portsmouth, seeing
many picturesque sights en route. A
truck conveyed them home to Vieille
Case, giving the villagers a big

Marigot Builds
Own Reservoir
In the midst of plenty,
Marigot and Melville Hall
Airport are starved for water.
Marigot Village waits for
no-one and Mr. Alton Bris-
tol supported by the Village
Council last Sunday started
building (with voluntary la/
bour) a new subreservoir.
The villagers, including one
woman, have worked so
hard that the tank is nearing
completion and is expected
to be put into use at an early
opportunity. Congratula/
tions Marigot!

TUC Annual Conference this
week concentrated on: economic
plan, 40-hour week, holidays with
pay and increase of pensions and
other benefits; condemned wage
freeze; promoted equal pay for men
and women.

I The Richest SoU
'an Area as a whole)

~ -Cri
' I"~*

General Scholar-
ship Winners

Two From North
In,the Free Entrance (Scholarship)
Examinations three girls and two
boys came top of the list and will
obtain free secondary school places.
They are Robert A. Lewis, Wesley.
251 (out of 400 marks); Alma
Joseph, Vielle Case, 240; Melvin
W. James, Soufriere, 234; Claudette
Lecointe, Roseau Girls' 233; and
Ophelia Olivacce, St. Luke's, 222.
The lowness of the marks is largely
attributable to Written Arithmetic
and General Knowledge. Some 15o
pupils from all over the island sat
the examination.

JEFFERSON Charles, B. Sc. back
from U.W.I will teach at DGs "aid
keep goal again*- Dounr LCon0gra
tuilations to 'obelto Blanc for
his marriage and new post as Man-
ager Govt. Printery *.REv. Wm
Watty visiting brother Eric on way.
to new Trinidad ministry DIANE
Grell, Toronto journalist granddau'
ghter of late R.A.Frampton visits
aunt Lorna Robinson Miss M.
Beswick B.A. returned after trip in
Federal Maple INCOME Tax man
Gene Leger gets diploma in Radio
& Electronics from B.I.E.T IG'
NATIUS Alexander of Colihaut be'
came Christian Brothers novice
last Saturday at West Park, N.Y. .
PAN-AFRICAN Pioneer William
Dubois died in Accra, Ghana, aged
95 ASCANIA brought back 28
Dominicans from UK Saturday eve*
ning VIVIAN Grell, CivilServant
returns soon from UK with fistful
of qualifications, reports an English
correspondent STAFF Tutor Hugh
Morrison arrives next Thursday
from UWI to give course on Ra-
dio Education* MARIE Davis Pierre
gave successful concert Thursday
(account next week).

Christine Keeler
Secrecy over the reversal ofsent-
ence against "Lucky" Gordon,
West Indian sent to prison for ass-
aulting Christine Ke:ler, was explo-
ded on Thursday when Miss Keeler
was arrested wih two other women
on charges of perjury and conspiracy
to obstruct justice. Gordon, now free,
was sentenced for three years and the
appeal Judges would not reveal reason
for quashing his case. Public disquiet
was voiced over the secrecy. Women
were remanded on bail for a week
after court appearance Friday.

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Inter Continental
Satellite Phone-

carried live by the Voice of America
overseas and by the the Nigerian
Broadcasting Corporation to Neger,
ian audiences. Reception on both
side; was excellent. (USIS)

Eleven airplanes will be used in Report On The International Feder-
the Stormfury operations. One of
six Navy plane will drop canisters action Of Christian Trade Unions
dispening silver iodide into the
hurricane clouds. Other specially I@FTU StatemmSt (Contd.)
equipped aircraft will traverse the
1^.. b.......... i....i .. . The SweJis' or anisat on LO h'as expediency. Irs conception oftrade

U.S., Nigerian Statesman Talk and record results. Meauremenis the member hip ofthe BelgLan FGrB unionism does not differ esentialy
President Kennedy greeted Niger New Hurricane will be takcn before d e andafter CS cobed with a much from tat ofthe ICFTU: e d
ian Prime Minser Sir Abubakar silver iodide is introduced, smaller total popuion than t of tric of pluralism is used as a jus,
Tafawa Balewa across 6 ooo miles Control Method Four Weather Bureau "lying la- Belgium. Yet Sweden is a madl of tification for its continued existence
on August 23 in an historic telep- boratries" which will rake part in democracy. A stidar situation ex- and a cloak for its policy for gain'
hone conversation carried by the new Se the expeint -ave just returned ists in Austria. The more normal afiliaes at all costs regardless of
U.S. Syncom sa-ellte. from InJia, where they gathered data problem is n o t tiat trade union whether this could weaken the dem-
The conversation, the first ever U.S, Weather Bureau and on the monsoon for the luternation, movements are too strong but that ocratic trade union position. Unfor-
between heads of state via satellite, Navy scintsts will conduct al Indian Ocean Exped tion, and they are tJo w c a k and div ded! unately many examp'es of Christian
inaugurated the experimental comrn- studied tropical storms in the area as More attempts could indeed be ade trade union divisive tactics are at
munications sateillte Syncom as it a joint experiment during compared to Atlantic hurricanes, to achieve coalitions but these should hand.
hovered in pace 22,300 miles above the next three months which The 1963 Stormfury project also be regarded as a first step towards Cont. o page 3
Brazil. could prove a major step includes a new experiment to lest tie organic unity; coalitions are unsati,-
"I hope this is the beginning of toward reducing the d:struc, effectiveness of the cloud seeding factory where the partners are oL tn-
much closer communications bet- tive fury of huricanes method. From August 7 to 21, equal strength, and they ,lso do n t Safety Belts For US Cars
ween Nigeria and the United States very uncanes.seeding experiments will be conduct- confer enough obligations on the DETRIOT Aug 23 CP; General
and with the continent of Africa and Called Project Stormfury, ed in three isolated cumulo-nimbus partners to consider the interests of Motors, Studebaker, Chrysler, Ford
our Hemisphere," MKennecy said_ it will seek to duplicate a clouds within 300 miles of Puerto the whole rather than their own pr- and American Motors will equip
"We congratulate you very hea.- 1961 experiment in which Rico. Fwo will be seeded and the ticilar aims where these are diver all their new cars with seat belts
tily for this cry great achievement," scientists sceJed Hurricane Es, third used as a control. Reserh air- gent. from January 1 next year. it was an-
the Prime Minister said. taer with silver iodi'e, causing craft will assess the results. The Christian tradeunion inter, nounced today. But the car owner
Despite the drama of this de ca n ----- -- national position is in fact one of will paythe bill.
monstration of space technology, the an apparent change ofliquid S.oS. Approves
conversation was easy and informal, water at the storm's center
Mr. Kennedy thanked the Niger- to ice crystals and a tempor, Grant SUNDA Y SER VICES
ian leaderfor'atelegram he had ary reduction of maximum iTW For overseas AT ST. GEORGE'S CHURCH.
received backing the test ban treaty wind speeds. Training
and added that he hoped "what we If the result of this ycrs The Secretary of State for the Colo, (Anglian) Roseau
are doing today will show what can
be done to further the peaceful use project duplicate those of nies has approved a Colonial Deve-
of science." 1961, project officials say, the lopment and Welfare grant of$557 7.00 a. ti. Morning prayer (said)
Mr. Kennedy's words went by next step will then be con (about 116) under the West Indies 7.30 a. m. Holy Communion
regular telephone line to a stationat cerned with the specific Tai Scheme to enableMr 9.30 a. m olemn Mas and Sermon: Sunday
Lakehurst, New Jersey, There they R. Robinson, a member of the staff 9.30 a. m. Solemn Mass and Sermon: Sunday
re flawed up to Syncom and means of further reducing the of the Government Printery to un, school in schoolroor.
relayed down to the communications wind by enlarging the scale dertake a three-month course in 6.00 p. m. Bible Class
ship Kingsport in Lagos harbor. of the experiment. binding in Barbados. .7.15 p. m. Solemn Evensong, Sermon and
The telephone call highlighted a The Esther seeding experiment 'he Secretary ...f State for the Devotions
tc-mlnme stpecjLhbjdcaSt via--Si'q-ii.t wl 'aCnd- S fa --ex-er-imeennteeodSna Sjnce ty mon to hh
minTig the Unit(d States and The mild hurricane season, c aial DevlDpmenent and welfare Except on the second Sunday in month
.rnca.. United- Nations Secretary This year's project will be done grant of $I,68o (350) under the when the services are;- ;
General U Thant,. U.S. Vice Pre- sometime between August i and West Indies Training Scheme to 9. 30 a. m. Morning prayer,
sident Johnson, and other U.S. and November r in the tropical waters enable Mr. R. Fortune to undertake m ning rae
Nigerian leaders took part. of the North Atlantic and Carib, a twelve-month course in Labora- 7.15 p. m. Evening prayer
The program, arranged by the bean. If conditions permit, the test story Technology in Jamaica. Mr. T. H. HICKS
U.S. Information Agency, was will be conducted twice. (USIS) Fortune is already attached to the Acting Rector
_ --ft .0_- _University of the West Indies. Tomorrow Canon Hicks will be at Portsmouth.
University Of The West Indies Methodist Services For September

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer or
Assistant' Lecturer in Agricultural Economics at St. Aug,
ustine, Trinidad, from graduates with an honours degree
in Economics and post graduates specialisation in Agricul
ture or Agricultural Economics, or with an honours degree
in Agriculture ot Agricultural Economics and postgraduate
specialisation in Agricultural Economics. Some know'
ledge is desirable but not essential. Preference will be
given to candidates with interest or experience in the field
of production economics. The duties of the post will in/
elude assisting with the teaching of economics' principles
and their application to agriculture to undergraduate and
postgraduate students.
Salary scales: Lecturer 1I,300 x 60--I,660 x 8o--
z2,oo, Assistant Lecturer I,oso x 50-- ,200. Child
allowance (limited to three children) ~15o for first child,
10oo for second, 50o for third. F.S.S.U. Housing
allowance of io% of salary, or if available, unfurnished
accommodation will be let by the Univeisity at 10% of
salary. Up to five full passages on appointment, on nor,
mal 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 should be sent as soon as possible by per,
sons living in the Americas and the Carribbean area to the
Registrar, University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jam,
aica, and by all other persons to the Secretary, Inter/Uni,
versity Council for H ig h er Education Overseas, 29
Woburn Square, London W. C. i. Further particulars
may be obtained similarly.
Sept. 7




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MARIGOT 11.00 a m.
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WESLEY 11.CO a.m.
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CLIFTON 7.15 a.m.
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By Rideo

(Courtesy United States Information Service)

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Recently we described how the lifting of the price ceiling law Oil
fresh fish would result in a greater supply of the desired food, A IHE ALD
reader wrote a letter (published last Saturday) saying, im effect, that we
were all wrong: that enforcement of the price ceiling law would bring the
desired result .. more fresh fish!
Lest other readers are under this same misconception, let us explain
the age old law of Supply & Demand. To begin, the ceiling price on
fresh fish is 40o per pound. It is not clear whether this means 400 per
pound of red fish, jacks or mackr.rel but supposedly its on "all fish". a-g-
ain, it is not clear whether this 400 ceiling price means a '-pound of edible
fish flesh" or whether it includes the head, tail and entrails of the fish. but
suffice it to say, we have heard the police (in Portsmouth) warn a fish,
peddler to stop selling fish at 5o0 a pound "or go to gaol". The chaF was
selling all types of fish at the time, whole, uncleaned, ''guts and all" .
and doing a very brisk business at it too.
So the law, one might say, is enforced now. At least, it is well-known
enough by the purveyors of fish so that if you ofer a price of 400 per
pound, you will not get the fish (if they have any in the first place) and
most fish are sold at "so-much per fish, depending on the size" of course,
jacks are-sold in multiples of: ''6 for 25"' depending, again, on the size
of the jacks". But have you ever seen the seller actually weigh out the
fi s h Only in the government fish store . which is "pah nee
posson" most of the time.
Therefore "enforcement'' of the price ceiiing law is not going to pro-
duce more fish. In fact, stricter enforcement of the law will scare the fish
we do get right off the market entirely! No, dear reader, the way for you
and all of us to be able to enjoy good, nutricious, tasty fresh fish is for our
"protective" government, to stop trying to protect us and to eradicate the
ceiling price law entirely. Overnight we would have an abundance of fish.
And do you know what that means? Well, we'll tell you, it means:
lower prices! Yes, Sir and Yes, Madame. With no price law on fish, pco-
pie would go out and catch fish hoping to make
big c a t c h and sell at high prices. But (and we've seen this
happen dozens of times elsewheer) so many people go out with this idea
to make a lot of money, quick, and they flood ti:e market. We wonld
then, as consumers, have a wide selection of fish offered to uis ard
at attractive prices. Then, do you know what would happen next?
Well, some of the more enterprising fishermen would start to clean their
fish, scale them, cut them in "steaks" and to keep them on ice (so they
retain their delicate flavor) and we would soop have other places called fish
stores" where people cain go and shop and buy good, clean, fresh fish, of
'i varineneu', anidatilov0.,',conpetlve prices. _
Thatsi'what will happen if aid when tHe' Legco ever wakes up
long enough to remove the ceiling-price law on fresh fish. And, further,
more, while Legco is about'the long-over-due task, they had better re,
move the ceiling-price law governing the sale of fresh pork. Otherwise
we will have some of our children born, live and die on Dominica with,
out ever having tasted either beef or pork!
This column has devoted much time and space to the subject of
the ceiling-price on these fresh meats but seldom has anyone ever advanced
the economic side of the problem: that is, can anyone raise beef or pork
and sell it under the ceiling price and come out at a profit We saw
something about raising pigs on green bananas and coconut mash once
but the distinguished author didn't bother to mention the cost of the ori,
ginal stock. If you feed pigs on thrse two things, he said, you could do
so at a profit. We are inclined to agree with him provided (a) someone
gave you the pigs to start off with and (b) someone built you the cement
pig houses for you for nothing! And, oh, yes, there is a third point: if
someone will tend the pigs, night and morning, for you at no charge!
In other words, an animal doesn't cost only what it eats. There ar,'
many other expenses that must be counted in. For example: what if half
your p.gs die. Does Government take pity on you and allow you to sell
the remainder at double the ceiling price? No! So to be quite honest
about it, Dominicans like to make a profit.-- hence no pigs, no beef, no
fish! So they say.

Report On The International Feder-
ation Of Christian Trade Unions
ICFTU Statement
(Cont. from page 2)

Activities In Africa

The IFCTU has affiiliates
in French speaking Africa
but none in the rest of
Africa except the organization
in Nigeria mentioned below
African ICFTU affiliated
organistions (AFRO), affiliates
of the Christian International
(Pan/African Workers Con,
gress) and some other trade
union organizations formed
the African Trade Union

confederation i n
1962. This is indej
of world organisation!
formation of the AT
led to a degree ofd
common action and
lowed African Trade
Leaders of different
cies to get to known e
her better. It must b
that Christian orgar
in French speaking
ica have in no cas

s. The
ruc has
has al,
each ot/
)e stated
; Afrt
se been

willing to take part in amal,
gamation or even "Coalition"
of democratic trade union
forces. Yet unless united
national centres can be create/
ed voluntarily in these areas,
governments may feel them.
selves justified in intervening
and uniting them compul/
A new example of Christ,
ian tactics in Aftica has oc,
curred in Nigeria. The In,,
ternational Federation of
Christian Trade Unions has
for years had a representative
in Nigeria, N. Anunobi
General Secretary of many
small unions in Lagos. Up
to 1962 these unions how,
ever belonged to our affiliated
organisation i n Nigeria
which was then the Trade
Union Congress (Nigeria).
During the unity negotiations
in 1962 between the TUC(N)
and the Nigerians Trade
Union Congress (ATUC) led
by M. Imoudu, Anunobi
came .nto opposition to the
Tuc(N) leadership and made
contacts with the group
round Imoudu favourable
to the communists.
Anunobi was isolated but later
managed to obtain ILO subsidies and
organized a Seminar under the flag
of th' Pan African Workers Con-
gress irom a-21t D:ecemoer 19oz.
lIn the invitation which went toa',l
trade union centres in English;
speaking Africa, thle impression was
given that the Seminar was a neutral
undertaking arranged by the Inter-
national Labour Organisation.
However from the trade union side
the lecturers were top officer: of the
Christian In ernational from Europe.
Leading members of our affiliated
organizations from the whole cfA-
frica took part in response to the
invitation which in part were dis-

tributed through the various nation,
al ministries of Labour. Our region-
al organisation informed us in good
time about this manoeuvre and the
secretariat made an oral protest to
the permanent section of the Inter,
nanonal Labour organisation in
Geneva against this misuse of the
name of the ILO. This protest was
accepted as well-founded.
The seminar was clearly the point
of departure for the foundation of a
new trade uuion centre in Nigeria,
the Nigerian Workers Council.
This was actually founded on 22
December 1962, The new organisa-
tion is affiliated to the Pan African
Workers Congress and the Christian
International. Some e elements
which were discredited by their
opportunist attitude in 1962 (among
others N, Chikwura, formerly
TUCN Assistant General Secretary)
took part in the foundation. The
latter was appointed President of the
new organisation E.N. Ikongwu,
also a former member of the
TUC(N) became General Secret,
This new organisation which
meanwhile has set up an office also
in the Northern region of Nigeria
only adds to the confusion of Nige,
rian labor. Neither political not
trade union grounds justify this new

organisation whose origin is due to
the personal ambitions of a few
Nigerian trade union leaders, Just as
as in the case of Germany the
Christian International intervened
from cutside in order to engineer a
split at a time when the democratic
trade union movement has to face
a'tacks from the pro-communist
movement in Nigeria.
According to the Bulletin of the
Christian International one of its staff
members recently undertook a mis-
s on to Africa making contacts with
trade union kladers in Nigeria, Nort-
hern and Southern Rhodesi., Nyasa-
land, Uganda and Tanganiyka am,
ong others. It is reported that "in
spite of the difficulties which the 'be-
lieving' trade union movement en-
counters in the various countries of
Africa the prospects for our move-
ment are quite favourable."

The question must be asked how
far such intervention helps the wor,
kers in these countries. While they
are busy strugglirg to set up viable
trade unions which can act as their
voice on the manifold problems
confronting them, are they to be inv-
ited to build two sets of trade unions
instead of one, so that these can en-
gage in "pluralistic" competition
with each other? Or is the aim to
have ornly Christian trade unions in
these countries?
Whatever the aim the fact is :hat
the conception of Christian trade
unionism is quite foreign to these
countries. At the most the Christian
International may collect a few diss-
dents onto its side but this will be
of no help to the democratic trade
union cause in these countries nor
even to the Christian International
in the long run.
(Continued next week)

Cricket In West Indian Culture
By C. L. R. James
(From The "New Society")
Reprinted Fror The Barbados Beacon
All the inhabitants of the British West Ind;an territories are expat-
riates; the islands are so small that it was not difficult for the early in,
vaders to exterminate the native Amerindian populations. Thus language,
labour and economic processes, arts and sciences are moulded on the
European pattern. Cricket has proved itself one of the most easily assimi-
lated, most penetrating and most enduring. By now everybody plays;.even
women's clubs flourish.
Curious Approach
West Indian immigrants are today probably the a:ti6 active cricket,
teis in the United States at d thely ef'.!: inLr ie teans of the most fimns_ _
West Indian, players to play games in New York. Cricket clubs
are proving one of hc most ferti!k means of.integrati'g the West Indians
into British society. The West Indian of all types takes his cricket seri-
ously and plays it that axy, That.is not pritrrarily a question of tem-
perament., Cricket has been a permanent source of serioni matters, social
growth and differentiation, national unny and social awareness.
L. N. Constantine, the famous West Indian player and now High
Commissioner for Trinidad in London, has recently told us that though
his father and an uncle were international cricketers and coached him, he
and h's brothers as childe:n often played with bats made of coconut bran-
ches and balls ofadaptab e fruit. Things are not nearly so rural now.
But it is evidence of the deep roots which cricket has sunk in the West
Indies that it has never been seriously challenged by a game so relatively
inexpensive and simple to organise as soccer.
Its Origin
Cricket in the West Indies seems to owe its origin to the garrisons
there. In The Pickwick Papers (1836) Dickens refers easily to a cricket
match played in the West Indies by two Brkish officers. Trinidad be-
came British only in 1797. yet in 1842, not ten years after the abolition of
slavery, there was a well established Trinidad CC. By 1891 there was an
intercolonial tournament between Barbados, Jamaica and what has now
become British Guiana. In 1894 95 the first Engl sh team, visited
the West Indies.
Social Relations
From its beginning to this day cricket in the West Indies has ex-
pressed with astonishing fidelity the relations uf the Islands. The early
island teams consisted for the most part of Englishmen in the colonies
associated with local whites; and black plebeians who were dignified by
the title of professional bowlers. These bowlers were more ground atten-
dants than professionals in the accepted modern sense. Some of them
had come to the nots where their betters practised, picked up the ball and
bowled sometimes without shors,
The brown skin or black middle class produced a few
Cont. on p. 8

Poets Corner


.They grow small who imitate
The mannerisms of the great,
Afraid to be themselves, or ask
r What acts are proper to their task...
W. H. Auden.




31 New Street, Ro
Published by J. MARGARTSON
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Overseas (Surfac


R.CARLEEN O'LOUGHLIN is a brillant
statistician who was seconded for a
while from ucwi (as it then was) to the
late Federal Government of the West In,
dies, until a resounding departmental row
caused her to relinquish that position.
She has therefore had experience of feder,
alism at work, and also performed separ,
ate assignments in individual islands. Al,
though we are not among those who re,
gard every paper issued from Her Majesty's
Stationery Office as sacrosant, (take for ex.
ample the White Paper or: the "Little
Federation") we regard this onewoman
report with the respect due to it and have
given it serious attention.

When we read any official document
the first things we look for are its omis-
sions. For one who admits that in three
months or so she visited 16 islands, Dr.
O'Loug hlin has not missed a great deal.
Although it may not be considered to fall
Within her terrs r ofreerence,-we- ithat
the writer of this survey had seen fit to
remark on the role of that greatest money,
spender of all Government departments,
through which $41,000,000 o f the
$5i,ooo,ooo she has recommended might
pass -. the Public Works Department.
It is a fact that from the days of the Nor-
way scandal in Dominica onwards more
money has gone down the drain or the
landslide or into the labour payroll through
this department than any other in this is-
land. And as a distinguished member of
a Commission of Inquiry said bluntly to
this editor, it is the easiest of all depart,
ments in which to perpetrate fraud. We
still await publication of that PWD Inquiry
report which the Labour Goverment on
the threshold of office definitely promised
the people of this island at public meet,

It is one thing, and a very comforting
thing for a theoretician to recommend
large sums of money to be spent on a ter-
ritory: but it is another thing to wonder
whether they will be spent to the best ad,
vantage. Roads and communications,
said the economist author of the survey,
are by far the most pressing needs is this
island: harbour development is essential:
all of these are public works matters -we
hope that the last named specialised work
at least will be put out to contract.

We support Miss O'Loughlin's con,
cern that Dominica should be so depend,
ent on a single industry bananas; that
,* *

is:auL. Tel. 307

By Phyllis Shand Allfrey
From Chapter X

N CHARLES, Propri.tor The scene was Geneva again. It was symbolic of
C SHAND ALLFREY the position the new Federation was gradually acquiring in
- Colin Turer (Lonon) Ltd the outside world-even while it was being undermined
n 5.00 Country 6.00 from within that the African and Indian Labour dele/
n t5.00 Country 86.00 i i *rr 11 i j 1
e Mail) 87.50 gations should specifically seek me out and ask me if I
TEMBEk 7,- I9'3 was prepared to support them in another great walk-out
when the South African worker delegate rose to speak.
LIN RE O T Knowing the unanimity ot our federal delegation (with po-
LIN REPORT lie reservations from the"employers' side), I gave them an
unqualified yes. They asked me also if I would be prepared
Dominica "is more of a monoproduc: to speak on their side in a committee session. I told them
economy than any other island in the that as a nonindependent representative it was unlikely that
Windwards". We have said this more I would be allowed to say anything, but I would .ry. I
than once. We are grateful to her for sent up my name to the chairman and he agreed that I coulJ
underlining that the lower income groups speak; but at the last moment I saw some whispering around
pay higher income tax rates in comparison the chair going on, and I was sent a message that I could
with the other islands, while those with not talk. My African and Indian friends were very vexed.
incomes over $12,000 a year get off com, It was not so much that I was a Minister of Labour, but
paratively lightly (an extra $24,451 would it was what I symbolised which mattered to everybody pre/
have been netted in 1961 if the Antigua sent. Afterwards one of the European Ministers drew me
scale had been applied). Something is aside and rebuked me; even our British sponsors and the
wrong with this, particularly in an alleged Americans were not pleased. But I was certain that the
socialist land. Africans and Indians were right the South African
worker delegates did not represent the toiling suffering
millions of their country. How could they, when those
The survey makes no recommendation people had no voice?
whatever regarding Dominica's glaring Next day I was sent a message that certain South Africans wished to
lack of land tax, although it recommends speak to me in the lobby of my hotel. (They lived there too). I went
opening up and settling new areas of land down into that wonderful old-fashioned vestibule, and a group of well,
at a cost of $2,ooo,ooo. However the mannered gentlemen approached me. They tried to point out to me how
writer has observed the shockingly low wrong I was: that to squeeze South Africa out of the I.L.O. would do
standard of housing -- "among'the lowest more harm than good to the workers. I did not give an inch. One ofthe
standard of housing "among the lowest delegates said finally, "You are flattered because these people seem to trust
in the area", and supports implementation in you, but one of these diys when they have climbed on your shoulders as
of the WHOUNICEF plan another of hibha- .. ,
our battle-cries. She also coiinments on To which I replied with cool confidence: "Never."
the lunacy of spending $8,ooo annually There was an occasion after I returned to Dominica, (the first Fede,
t s p t ration ha v i n g packed up) w h e n I reflected lugubriously on
to send mentally sick persons to Antiua the words ofthat irate South Afr:ian. But the event did not make me
instead of employing our own psychiatrist, bitter or change my mind in general. I came to the conclusion that per,
fidy and ingratitude are not singular to any particular race. This con-
clusion was strengthened by the way in which the average man and
Apart from a lengthy reference to a pc/ woman in Dominica felt dishonoured by my unwarranted expulsion from
tential lumber industry, she makes little the Party I had created. The modest voters of Roseau gave the answer
comment on the private investment sector not just to a small clique but to the South Africans, and to the world.

of the economy an omission for an ec,
onomist! Surely any improvement in the
Gross Domestic Product depends to a
great extent on CAPITAL EXPANSION in
this sector. An important inducement
(besides the unmentioned Pioneer Indust.is
Act) would be an incometax allowance
(say 50o%) on expansion re-investment of
income. Another facet which is largely
ignored is the provision of loan capital at
reasonable rates, something that our over-
seas-controlled banks frown upon.

It is not however sufficient to take the
section on Dominica on its own; some of
the most pithy observations come in
Chapter I (Regional Notes), such as "...
the lack of incentive outlets for expendi,
ture is very evident and the choice of lei-
sure rather than work follows limited op,
portunities for spending money". Com-
parisons between the islands are most eff-
ectively made by means of the Statistical
Appendices and, if these reduce humans
to a set of figures, an unusual humanity
for an economist shows through in the
first chapter. Dr. O'Loughlin is to be
congratulated upon producing such a
lucid and stimulating report.

People's Post
Correspondents are asked tc submit their full names and addresses as
a guarantee of good faith, but not necessarily for publication. Letters should
be as sho, t as possible Con.'roversial political letters will not be pub-
lished anonymously. Views expressed in People's Post do not necessarily
reflect the policy of the Ed.tor or the Proprietor.


Dear Madam, A couple weeks
ago you published a letter condem-
ning any form of federation or ind-
ependence. Our legislators wish to
make believe that we will be further
advanced if we were to form with
them in seeking another pile of dirt
over our grave to show where we are
buried. Ever since the British Go-
vernment started this crazy idea of
getting aid of their colonies I had
foreseen that things were taking a
turn. The date of our Emancipation
passed almost unnoticed, whilst we
are being offered the promised land:
and there we who have not yet been
stripped to the bone will then real-
ise how badly we are being mislead.
(f most of us are descendant of
Africans, why doesn't the British
Government send us back to our
homeland rather than drive us into
this disagreeable thing because the
United Nations wishes everyone to
be freer If we are colonies of Britain
they should be doing what most of

us expect, leading us into freedom
rather than to drive us into another
form of slavery. The people at Bio-
che have something to say but many
in Roseau are whispering, and ifyou
don't believe me, hold a referendum
and you will know!
Yours Truly,

Loan Wanted--
Work Offered

Dear Madam,
A carpenter by trade, I can
do anything. I can stretch my hand
out to help myself and home circle,
wife and five children, But I have
no garden, nothing. For the sake of
Labour, they said I am in favour,
not a drop of four nor nothing they
are giving these children. I am down
and out with them. May you please
pass my complaint to the higher
Authority and to the outside world.
Between the Pope and all Blessed
Cont on page 7



Dominica Bene-
volent Society

President Revisits Home
Mr. Dell Winston of New
York, new President of the
Dominica Benevolent Socie,
ty in the U.S., is home again
for a few days while
touring some Caribbean is,
lands, including Curacoa.
Mr. Winston, a successful
Electrician, tell us that in the
Society (he succeeded Mrs.
Gwendolyn Robins Cable
in office), has recently bought
and renovated a fine building
at 44West 126 Street, N.Y.C.
'Ten rooms are rented out and
the Society occupies the base-
ment, in which it has spac,
ious premises. $17,000 U.S.
was paid for this building
and $3,0oo expended in re,
nevations and furniture. Mr.
Winston did the electrical
work on the building him-
As is well known, the
Bene rolent Society presents
two scholarships to Dominica,

and an affi iate group
k n o w n as the Dominica
Patriots hopes to add another
scholarship later. The "Pat-
riots" main aims however,
is to help Dominicans in the
United States and the money
raising activities include a
busouting and a dance
once .a year: no dues are
charged to members.

Monserrat Tech.
GALA Opening
The formal opening of the Tech-
nical wing of the Monserrat school
was performed by Mrs. D.A.Wiles,
wife of His Honour the Adminis,
trator on Friday August 9.
Mr. Clare Richards' represented
the U.S. AID at the ceremony.
The Minister of Social Services
and the Education Officer expressed
appreciation for the aid rendered by
the U.S. and U.K. Governments
in connection with the school, and
special mention was made of the
Minister of Labour and Social
Affairs in the ill-fated Federation,
and the great part she played to
making the building of the Techni-
cal school a reality. Mr. J. C. L.
Wall was also especially commend
The school will l-e opened to stu,
dents wl en the new Term begins on

SSept. 0o (Contrib.)

Malaysia Federation Sept. 16

Despite attempts by Indonesia and the Phillip Ines to
aaiit the formation of the Federation of Malaysia, the British
-overnment have announced the new date of Sc cember
C) for it to come into being instead of August 31 as origin/
ally planned.
This is the result of a conference held in Kuala
Lumpur between Duncan Sandys, Tunku Abdul Rah,
man, (pictured below) and the heads of state of Singapore,
Noith Borneo and Sarawak this week. U.N. observers

Left Behind
HAVANA Aug 25 CP: Nearly
a month overdue, 55 United States
students who had travelled to Cub-
in defiance of a United States govu
einment ban left by plane for Spain
on Sunday for connecting flights to
the United States. Two pregnant
women and the husband of one of
them were forced to remain behind
because the birth of their babi s
was imminent.

I, Boyd Charles of Warner, here,
by give notice that I am no longer
responsible for any debts incurred
by my wife, Florita Charles (nee
Gustave) she having left my house
and home without my knowledge
and consent and without just cause
(Signed) Boyd Charles..
Sept, 7-22
Advertisers Are
Asked To Submit
Copy By Noon
On Wednesday

Applications For
Liquor Licences
To the Macisirate Dist, "E" & the
Chief of Police.
sidir.g at Victoria St. Parish of St.
George do hereby give you notice
that it i: my intention to apply at the
Magistrate's Court to be held at Ro-
seau on Wednesday, the 2nd day ot
October 1963, enuing for a retail
LIQUOR LICENCE in respect of my
premises at 92-I Victoria St. Par-
ish of St. George.
Dated the 19th day of Augus
Aug. 24-Sept. 7
To the Magistrate Dist. "E" & the
Chief of Police.
residing at Victoria St. Parish ofSt.
George do hereby give you notice that
it is my intention to apply at the
Magistrate's Court to be held at Ro-
seau on Wednesday, the 2od day of
October 1963, ensuing for a TAR-
of my premises at No. 97-2 Vic.
toria St. Parish of St. George.
Dated the 19 day of August 1963.
Arg. 24-Sept. 7


To the Magistrate Dist. "F" & the
Chief uf Police.
I, ANNESTINE LAMAR, now resid-
ing at Petite Soufriere Parish of St,
David, do hereby give you notice
that it is my intention to apply at the
Magistrate's Court to be held at Cas-
tle Bruce, on Saturday, 5th day of
October 1963, ensuing for a
pect of my premises at Petite Soufriere
Parish of St. David.
Dated the 19th day of August,
Aug. 24-Sept. 7

To the Magistrate Dist. "E" & the
Chief of Police
I, SOLOMON DAVIS now residing
a Mahaut Parish of St. Paul do
hereby give you notice that it is my
intention to apply at the Magistrate's
Court to be held at Roseau on
Wednesday,. the 2nd 'day of Octo-
ber 1963, ensuing for a retail LIQU-
OR LICENCE in respect of my pre,
mises at Mahaut Palish of St. Paul
Dated the 19th day of Aug. 1903.
Aug. 24-Sept. 7

1T t


Mr. Tunku Abul Rahmaa
have been making he pulse of public opinion in Borneo with,
out waiting for the teams of observers from Indonesia and the
Phillipines. Indonesian border raids have stopped tem,
porarily, the Indonesia Foreign Minister has encouraged
his nationals officially to join the fighting and observers
from the Phillipines and Indonesia are on the job.



Used throughput the West Indi s

* *


. S.

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K o ioo. M






TEST SERIES AVERAGES instance of how even a larger territory
With industries and actively exploited
BATTING natural resources to rely upon,wets great
INS. NOT OUT iH. S. RUNS AVR. store by agricultural production. He
ended with a reminder that agrtc'al-
ENGLAND ture is the very foundation of the
6 I 85* 267 53.40 island's economy and will remain
o 73 340 34.00 and'in fact become increasingly so for ;
:o 70 315 31.50 as long as could be foreseen. With
o 80 275 27.50 such encouragement and co-operation
8 87 211 26.37 as manifested at the Field Day,
8 57 i90 23.75 Government will spare no effort
4 43 95 23.75 promoting Agricultural Develop-
8 I 52 145 2C.71 ment to the full.


Griffith 223.5
Gibbs 249.3
Sobers 231
Hall 178
Worrell 45

Eddie's Treble Ch


Conducted Tours




Bristol. C.
Pon Vale
Dundee Utd

DTU Man Aided
By U.S. Institute

Recently returned from
a study tour in the United
States, Mr. Roy LaRonde
has received word through
the Gen. Secretary of the
Dominica Trade Union that
he will be granted a salary of
$35.00 U.S. per month for
nine months during the per,
formance of certain organs,
ing duties on behalf of the
D.T.U. The grant is be,
ing made by the American
Institute for Free Labor


ion, in its unrelenting effort to foster
and promote interest in better Agri-
cultural techniques and greater pro,
duction, held a successful Agricul-
tural Field Day for the Eastern
District at La Plaine on August 27.
This drew a crowd estimated at
about 300 from the peasant and
farming communities of Calibishie,
Atkinson, the Carib Reserve,
Marigot, Morne Jaune, Riviere
Cyriqtie, and St. Joseph, and esta-
blished beyond doubt the growing
interest in Agriculture among the
farming community of the island
and the good work being done by
the extension service of the Agricul-
tural Deparment.

Greater Production

A carefully arranged programme
of Demonstrations and tours got
underway as soon as the Honourable
Minister for Trade and Production,
Mr. Ducreay, himself a very keen
farmer, had delivered an address on
the subject of the present-day
emphasis on Agricultural production
in underdeveloped countries. Wel-
coming those who had come long
distances in uncertain weather, he
pleaded for more production
to raise their standard of living and
reduce to a minimum our depen-
dence on imported supplies, which,
he said, served only to raise the
standard of living of the people of
the supplying countries. He cited
the recent drive launched by the
Government of Trinidad and Tobago
under the slogan "Buy local" as an

What Local
Minister Said

To Dominiea Trade

At the request of the General
Secretary of the D.T.U. we print
below the written message sent to
the Union on its eighteen anniver-
sary (March 31, 1963) by the Hon.
W.S. Stevens, Minister of Labour
and Social Servicee.
"I thank the Dominica Trade
Union for inviting me to address its
members on the occasion of its
Eigthteenth Annual Convention.
I deeply regret my inability to attend
but welcome the opportunity to send
all a Message.
Eighteen (18) years is a long time
in human life today, and eighteen
solid construction work in Trade
Unionism should be a lot to look
back upon.
Unionism in Dominica, and in
fact the whole of the West Indies,
has not been altogether happy. This
is not surprising. British Trade Un-
ionism is hardly 140 years old and
its history throughout the nineteenth
century has been a turbulent one.
Trade Unionism aims at putting
the worker's point of view and se-
curing for him through negotiation
better conditions of service from his
employer. That is putting is as
briefly possible

Trade Unionism and the employ-
er should then have as their solid
objective the Golden Rule. Gov-
ernment worker a nd employer
should put themselves in the place
of the other. A sweet reasonab'e-
ness should pervade the atmosphere
of occasions for bargaining in dis-
It would be an excellent thing if
the worker in presenting his case
should say "Let me first of all put
myself in the place of the employer,"
Of course, to do this the employer
should possess enough industrial
honesty to put all hs cards on the
table. The worker must acknow-
ledge that the employer must operate
at a reasonable profit.
On the other side the employer
should forget for a while that he is
an employer and pretend that he is
a worker. He is in a better posi-
to.i dispassionately. He might ask
himself: "How much can the busi-t
ness or industry pay without jeopar-
dising the concern. What Letter
conditions can be given to workers:"
If both worker and employer
approach the situation in the spiite
described above, there is always a
50 50 chance that Trade Union-
ism will obtain its objectives. Trade
Unionists and employers after all are
human beings, and wi:h une'ffish-
nesv and goodwill there is no need
for the tussles and upheavals which

bedevil good relations on the hand
between Business and Industry.and
Trade Unionism on the other in
the Caribbean area.
One last point: Trade Unions
have nevzr been divorced from poli-
tics. But to-day throughout the
democratic world regardless of the
political party to which you belong
the stage has been reach where all
political parties operate in the WeCl
fare State.
This is as it should be, because
in a Trade Union you can choose
the Paity for which you vote. There
is no need for sharp political divi-
sions as hitherto existed. More and
more Trade Unions are frIed from
th: sanctions and sl ackles that bind
them. In the circumstances they
should not regard themselves as a
race apart. They should should see
life as a two way street: as giving
and taking: as getting a fair days
wage for a fair days work with the
readiness and willingness to iron
out difficulties with employers in a
manner wh ch dces credit and ho-
nour to both sides.
Let me close by congratulating
the Dominica Trade Union on
reaching its eighteen:h anniversary and
hope that the future will see two
things: one, the elimination of bitter-
ness in its own ranks and two, the
improvement in Union press i;e of
industrial and trade relations at all
levels in Dominica."

2 182 471 58.87 Despite bad weather the crowd
92 497 55.22 was taken around from p'ot to plo
I 133 381 47,87 at the station, watching and listetrin!
102 322 40.25 attentively while the Acting Agri
62 204 25.50 cultural Superintendent, expertly as
I 74* 142 20.28 sisted by Mr. P,F. Carbon, the Ag
ricultural Assistant, Eastern District
BOWLING and others of the staff, gave demon
LANDstrations (accompanied at every stet
ENGLAUND .by explanations in language as non
M R w AVR. technical as possible) of the various
53 5941 34 17-47 stages in tbe processes of cultivating
22 227 7 32.42 citrus, banana clean seed, the bud
74 518 15 34.53 ding of citrus and mango. Conduc
24 230 6 38.3? ted tours were made of a pangol
23 256 6 42.66 grass cattle paddock, citrus stock
32 208 4 52.00 beds, and banana clean seed obser
11 241 3 81.oo ovation plots in various stages o
5 88 growth; ending with the soil conser-
WEST INiS ovation plots at MorneJaune. Ques
WEST INDIES tions following each demonstration
54 519 32 16.21 and tour were satisfactorily answered
74 554 26 21.30 where practicable by illustration.
50 571 20 28.55 A vote ofthanks moved at Morn
26 534 16 33.37 Jaune by'Mr. Gabriel Rodney, on
S 04 3 34.66 of the leading farmers at La Plaint
S---in which high tribute was paid to th
hance Eastern District organizers of tle Field Day with
special mention of Mr. Carbot
, .. -.. U -d ay brought a most instructive ani re.
warding event to a close.
Well Attended Demon- The Honourable Chief Ministec
striations who himself was an active pioneer
7ed, in the establishment of the La Plaine
field The .. Agricultural station was present or
de The Minister of Trade & Producthe occasion.


For Cracks and Holes in Walls,
Partitions, Ceilings etc, etc,

] *
t The Wonder Cellulox Filler
At "The Variety Store"
tAug. 24--Sept. 7

University Of The West Indies
Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer or Assistant Lectur-
er in the Department of Biochemistry. The successful candidate will be
expected to take up his appointment on October I, 1963, or as soon as
possible thereafter.
Salary scales: Lecturer 1,30o x 60 1,6o00 x 8o 2,100,
Assistant Lecturer 1,o5o x 50 r,2oo. Child allowance (limited to
three children) 150 for first child, roo for second, so for third. F.S,
S.U. Housing allowance of ro% of salary, or if available, unfurnished
accommodation will be let by the University at oo/% of salary. Up to
five full passages on appointment, on normal termination and on study leave
(once every three years.)
Applications (6 copies) giving full particulars of qualifications and
experience, date of birth and the names ofthree referees should be sent as
soon as possible to persons living in the Americas and the Caribbean area
to the Registrar, University of the West Indies, Kingston, 7, Jamaica, and
by all other persons to the Secretary, Inter-University Council for Higher
Education Overseas, 29 Woburn Square, London, W.C. i. Further
particulars may be obtained similarly.
Sept. 7


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We publish below an open letter
from the Political Leader of the

An Open Letter
To Government

The ;959 C.D. & W.
grant comes to an end in
March 1964. It strikes us
of ths D.U.P.P. and we
say so in the fervent hope
that the Government will
take heed, for we believe "it
is better to light a small can,
dle than curse the darkness"
-- that already a well>pre/
pared, integrated programme
should have been submitted
to the Colonial Office for
their consideration.
We are forced to the opin,
ion that this has not
beet done. If it were so
the Government would have
told the public. Not only
that, but we think a careful
plan for the next five years
would require that Govern,
ment should consult various
organizations and groups as
well as solicit the help and
advice of the best available
technicians, say from the
United Nations or even from
the neighboring islands.
In the preparation of the
previous (Ii99-64) Deve-
lopmentr Programme, the lasi
Government, the D.U.PP
Government sent a tear
comprising local Civil Ser,
vice technicians in Agricul,
ture, Education and Housing
and Opposition member N
A.N. Ducreay around the
island, canvassing opinions
of the people of the island
In addition, we sought the
assistance of a Federal Tean
of experts and the result wa:
a sizeable grant for under
taking the many project
which this Governmen
proudly "open" in s u c I
grandiose fashion.
Let us hope that our loca
politicians will not be mo
tivated by their desire to de
corate their bailiwicks b
preparing a plan of pet pro
jects; else the whole concept
of planning and program
ing will have been defeated
A plan presumes an object
ive policy around which va
ious projects in correct sc
quence of priority will fit
It must satisfy the aspiration
of the people and pass th
scrutiny of the experts of th
Colonial Office.
If Colonial Office ca
pick holes in the plan, th
funds made available will b
small and almost certainly ir
adequate. The next Goverr
ment will find itself hamsi
rung by the errors of its pre

decessor; but most important
yet the country will stagnate.
We therefore urge and im,
Flore Government if they
have not vet done so,
to get on with the job, as
already it is late. We ask
they use the O'Loughlin re.-
port as a basis; that they seek
U.N. assistance immediately;
and that they lay down a poll
cy and leave the preparation of
a plan to those who are comr,
petent. T he greater the
standing of those who pre,
pare the plan the more comr
plete and better reasoned will
it be and t he greater the
chances of its success.
The time is not far distant
when C.D. & W. funds
will no longer be available
and we shall have to carry
on with development on our own
and with the resources which these
last few plans will have developed
and provided. The future ofthe coun-.
try may well depend on how
this government resolves it.
Your sincerely
Political Leader D.U.P.P.
4th. Sept. ig53

People's Post
Cont. from page 4
Children, who are charity for poor
"peopl~rI'na has -no say -
I want to start my garden. 1 would
,like to get a $Ioo loan to make
Sa starting. In reply I would offer my
s services to the amount, if tha' is
Wanted. I am promised to get some,
where to build a hut that I can get
Shelter inside of the garden.
Yours truly,
e ANTONY JOSEPH, Canefield
s -- -
s A Cry For Homes
e Madam, .- It is us who sign ou
1 names but behind us ,rc a t ousanc
S others needing somewhere to live de
, cent. We have hardly a covering fo
our heads. Please make a supplica
Stion for us suff rers on a housing skis
t (scheme). We people ptcrmise ti
h pay how we can.
Signed: Susan Mag'oire, River S:
1 Octavia Bethelmie, Roseau; Mari
Charles, Roseau; Irene St. Bois, La
gon: Mari: Titre, Roseau; Brin
SIvone, Roseau; Ethelinc P cter
y Queen Mary St; Bonnie Joseph
) Charlotteville; Matilda N e 1 sor
.t Charlotteville: Diana Ryan, Livin
, in a broken-down box, Fields Lane
Alice Brizie and two children, Ro

SD.G.S. Cadets
. Successful Camp
s Basic Test Passed By 2!
ie The public will have an oppol
tunity to see the Dominica Gram
mar School Cadets' smart turnout o
n September r9th when they parade
ie on the occasion of the official open
)e ing of the New Building of th
1, seventy-year-old Grammar School
The Cadets returned to the island
' Tuesday last week after two week
:t of Military Tra;ning at the St. Ann
, Fort Garrison in Barbados. Of the 3

Cadets who sat the Basic Test at the
end of the training twenty-three
were successful: Sgt. Ronald Chares
came first in the Test with 59 out of
a possible 80 po:nrs and consequent-
ly Lt. Earl Johnson had judged him
best Cadet; Sgt. Major. Julien
Johnson and C.Q.M.S. Errol
Walker came second with 57 points
each, The Cadets were trained in
Arms & Fort Drill, Weaponry.
Field Craft and Map Reading
Though there were fifteen failures all
the Cadets benefited from the Train-
Pte. R. Letang who dnly a month
before the selections for the tour were
made, was promoted to Platoon II
came back to Dominica as Lance
Corporal; although not feeling well
he completed a seven mile route
march, fainting immediately after-
wards. Pte K. Alleyne came back
home with a Silver C p donated by
Major Barnfield to the best shot in
the D-ca Cadet Corps. On the
other hand a Sergeant and a Corporal
were demoted.
When one knows of the fine
time which the Barbados Choir
had in Dominica it is really heart-
aching to learn that the Cadets were
largely ignored during their stay
in Barbados.

The Presmont

Reply From Under Sec-
retary Of Saate
Let us admit that,.Government
Secrecy7 has trimphedso far in the
case of John Presrmont, American
deposed from Domimnca on July
lo without a definitive reason being
given, but amid a welter of dem,-
official rumours.
In a personal'letter to Mrs Allfrey,
f-om Nigel Fisher, Parliamentary Un,
derecretay of State for the Colonies,
it is slated that the mater has been
looked into, but the Undersecretary
of State cannot usefully comment
upon it for two reasons. It would
d be contrary to normal United King,
, dom practice (and as far as Mr. Fisher
knows, to the practice in any British
r Colonial Goveenments) to give rea-
Ssons for the deportation of an alien
SIn the second place, the Undersecre-
tary of State has been advised that
This case falls within the field of res.
i ponsibility of the Dominica Govern.
ment and is not therefore a matter ir
which it would be properfor th
, United Kingdom Government t
h, intervene.
The Editor of the Herald is grate
' ful for Mr. Fisher's straightforward
g statement and for his regret that h
Could nor be, more helpful. We pu
blish the information in pursuanc
of our policy to keep the population
of Dominica informed of matters a
public interest.
In the meanwhile, two brief note
Shave been received from the deported
American John Presmont, the first c
S which gave the address of a Radii
r- City broadcasting concern, and th
i- second the address of an Arts Insti
n tute in West 75th Street, New Yorl
le City. Mr. Presmont wrote briefly
i "Wonderful things have happened
ie to me as a result of my expulsion
I. Things which seem tragedy are usu.
d ally fortunate." Printed on the sta,
:s tionery of this second note are th
as words: 'I believe that man will no
8 merely endure: he willprevail'.

Montserrat And Y.C.W, Study
St. Kitts Week Ends

Interest In Cercle
St. Lucia-born teacher. Vernon
Weekes returned to Montserrat after
a few days holiday in Dominica,
during which he attended the
Y.C.W. final night session, carrying
with him the aims and objects of
the Cercle Francais of Dominica
and some French literature, with the
intention ofrevtalising the newly
formed French Club in Montserrat
A copy of the aims and objects
of our local French Club was also
despatched to Mrs. Mona Rigsby-
James in St. Kitts for the same
Meanwhile the President of the
Cercle Francais of Dominica is not
satisfied with the level of of attend-
ance a; Roseau meetings, and has
circularised members with a letter
written in the French language, ask-
ing that greater interest be shown in
the activities of the Cercle. H. H.
Col. Lovelace has responded with a
letter phrased in excellent French
indicating his hope that the Cercle
will persist.

Centenary of The
Red Cross Move-
ment, 1963

This week the ne' Red Cross
Centenary Stumps w e r e put on
sale at the G.P.O, and have had
-agotri-cepISro.-- -
The .Dominica Red Cross So,
cietyis a Branch of the Brish Red
Cross and was established in Feb-
ruary, 1958. It is managed by a
committee of which Mrs. Alec Love-
lace is President and Mrs Keith Ro-
binson Director.
So far there have been established
four Voluntary Aid Detachments-
2 Men and 2 'vomen, Io Junior
Red Cross Links and a Members
I group, These detachmmnrs help in
the work of the Society.
The main function of the Red
Cross is to render aid in times of di-
saster such as wars and hurricanes.
But the Red Cross also do quite a
Slot in relieving suffering, such as
comforting patients in hospitals, vi-
Ssiting the sick or disabled, provi-
Sding equipment such as crutches to
the poor and infirm, rendering first
n aid when necessary and in many
other ways too numerous to men-

The eighth annual Study Week of
the Dioceson Young Christian
Workers ended with an address by
Chief Minister E.O. Leblanc on
Saturday evening August 3 It.
In his address (pregnant with
humorous anecdotes) Mr. Leblanc
told the Workers that they have an
important role t3 play in this commu-
nity and in the soon-to-be inagurated
Federation of the Eastern Caribbean.
On that evening Rev. Father Huys-
man, the Diocesan Chaplain and
Mr. A Richards Vice-Presi of the
Roseau Boys Section, also addressed
the members.
During the study week which
was declared open by Minister W.S.
Stevens (Labour & Social Affairs)
talks were given by Mr.' C. A. May-
nard on "Social Responsibilities of a
Y.C.W."; Mr. J. Robinson on
"Youth and Authority" Mr. W.
Lawrencec on "Good Citizenships
vs. Communism" Mr. J.A. Barzey
on Y.C.W. and the Cooperative
Movement "and Mr. A Riviere on
"Employer-Employer Relationship".
The members were also advised by
Revd Fr. Prosemans on "The Chris-
tian Way of Life" and Revd Fr. Felix
on "The Lay Apostolate."
The following is the text of the
Resolutions drafted by the members
of the Dioceson Y.C.W. movement.
We reso ve as follows:
WORK: to wotk for better employer-
employee relationship by
direcung our ateption
mainly'it pynctuauiiy-and
workers and to mak.e a
study of exiting, local la-
bour legislation.
EMPLOYEES :We appeal to, the
employers to respect the
dignity of their employees
and to show a genuine
interest in the workers pro-
blems and direct particular
attention at initiating new
the civil authorities and
trade unions to work to-
wards the speedy compila-
.ion and publication of a
com prehensive code of
standing labour legislation.
church authorities we beg
that greater effort be made
at spreading and explaining
the social teachings of the
(Cont. on page 10)



Sewers complete, Sewer Pipes &i
Fittings; Basins and Watering Cans;!
;Spring Mattresses; Cupboard Locks;i
!Shelf Brackets; Tower Bolts and Cabi-I
!net Handles, I. C. I. Paints, Floor Tilesj
!and Wire Netting; Dunlop Rubber Boots,
i etc etc. etc,




Cricket In West
Indian Culture
(Cntl. fromil pae 2)
good player but there was a sharp
social gap between Englishmen and
white or light skinned members of
the upper Llasses and the plebeians
who bowled so well that they were
somctines given an opportunity to
make a precarious living by the
skill. (In Dickens' match a black
bowler, Quanko Samba, had phy-
ed a Homeric role.) The black
population of those days seemed to
accept the conditions. They wel-
comed the Englishmen uproariously
and even seemed to support them
more than the local side.
Between Igoc and 1939 the de-
velopment of West Indian society
improved the status and condition
of the coloured middle classes with
effective results; in the organisation
of cricket as a national expression,
In addition clubs exclusively white,
with perhaps a few to oured men of
wealth of or distinction the brown
skinned middle class also formed
their own clubs. So did the black
skinned middle class. In time the
black plebeians also formed their
their own.
Division Accepted
These divisions (not always in
every island iron clad) were not on-
ly understood but accepted by play-
ers, and populations alike. All
these clubs played every Saturday in
club competitions and not infreq,
uently a white member of he Le-
'islatve Council or President of

..... .' the Chamber -- F-Commerce would .
be playing amicably for his club a
against another most of whose mem-
bers were black potters, messengers Do
or other members of the lowest so-
cial classes. Cricket was therefore
a means of national consolidation. In
a society very conscious of class and
social differentiation, a heritage of
slavery, it provided a common meet- R
ing ground of all classes without P,
coerion or exhortation from above. C
The Austin Era
English expatriates and their local Exports
associates retained their dominance Total E
in cricket not merely by local press Ex. tc
tige and money but by their services.
The weather clubs of the upper


classes usually assumed the re;pon-
sibility of invit ng the MCC teams
and arranged for West Indian teams
to visit England in oo900 and 1906.
The black professiioal players wete
included and by 1928 the West In-
dies were granted Test matches. The
outstanding personality in tl:i
steady advancement of the gime
was a Barhados white inan-H.P.
G. Austin, a fine player and very
successful businessman whose father
had been Bishop cf the West In-
(To be coilhucleil next week)

Religion is one in its essence,
but different in its f'rms. The wa-
ter is one, yet by is different banks
it is bounded and preserved for di-
fferent peoples.
Riiindriatbil Tagore


This serves to inform those who have been travell-j
iing by Air; that I have been for soma tim. now running aj
Taxi Service to and from Meivi!le Hall Air Port at a nor-.
rmal Fare of Five Dollars ($5.00) per seat, some passen-
gers have been maliciously told that my Oar Fare is
greater than that of the masquerading B.W.I.A, Bus, but,
That statement is totally untrue.
SThe only case in which my Car Fare becomes greater
than the normal' Fare of the above mentioned Bus or anyf
Bus at all is in event of a Special Trip in which case I\
iset out my Car with the understanding that the Hirer pay.
the official rate of One Dollar ($1.00) per Mile to andfro!
plus Sixty Cents (600) as stipulated in: i
Motor Vehicles & Road Traffic (Amendment
No 2.) S.R.O. 21, 1959
S I would like to suggest that passengers be made
tFree to select whatever Vehicle they care to travel by be!

it Bus or Car.
i Yours Courteously,
I Aug. 31, 1963
_A.u1 1 o-zj -c '7 1LI

minica Banana Growers Association

Banana Shipment of 30th Aug. 1963:


s istJan.--Aug, 23rd
Exports to date
o 23rd Aug. 1962



T i
!WHEREAS the Roscau Town Councili
has by virtue of Ordinance No.11 ofI
S 1963 dated 13th May, 1963 been
Empowered to establish and main-i
Stain a public pound within the Mun-)
Sicipal limits of Roseau;
jAND WHEREAS by the said Ordinancel
Sthe Council may appoint a fit and!
proper person to be Pound-Keeperi
at such Pound.
I, STAR S. LESTRADE, Chairman of
the Roseau Town Council do hereby de-i
fclare the place indicated below to be al
public Pound within the meaning of,i
land for the purposes intended by the;
said Ordinance. "
'"ALL THAT Wooden-framed structure)
(enclosed with B.R.C. wire and situatedI
Ion the Emshall Road and adjacent to
jthe ruins of the former Power Station!
.on the western bank of the Roseaud
4AND I DO FURTHER declare that:
VIVIAN HECTOR Es q. shall be thel
Pound-Keeper at the above Pound, withi
lall the rights, powers and duties con-j
[ferred by the said Ordinance.
I Given under my hand and Seal of]
the Roseau Town Council this Second
(2nd) day of September in the year one
fL..Qchr%* C > '. urI,',i "ei-, 1 r
g Chairman, Roseau Town Council
Sept. 7-14

SEx-Agricultural Student For {
jf Employment
S Advanced-aged Planter with sound knowledge ini
SPractical and Theoretical Agriculture as well as general
,estate routine work requires position as Manager or)
SOverseer on well-established Estate.
S Reasonable Salary expected.
X.Y.Z. c-o Dominica HERALD, 31, New St., Roseau,
Aug. 17--Sept. 7.

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Another sensational Singer Sale-a-Thon is on NO DOWN.PAYMENT on all sewing machines, floor polishers,
vacuum cleaners and electric motors. Drop into your nearest Singer Shop and choose the Singer sewing machine
or appliance you need. It's yours for NO DOWN PAYMENT.

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Government Band w
ance. Yes, something
added! Empire m:et
this afternoon.

Island Team B
The football -*natzh
Island xi and H. M
derry earlier in the wi

LeRoy Shillingford a 4-0 victory tor
tame first half, in wl
LeRoy Shillingford first caught seemed to expect the
my notice in 1949 when lie was a o- o but after the ii
pupil at the Roseau Mixed School, cided to be aggressive
He was a natural ball player and was lent results. Clem Jo
streets above his young colleagues on of the goals, H. El
the playing field. He lived in Bar A. Gregoire one.
bados for a few years and returned
home in 1954. Eddie's Treble
Playmg for Eagles in a Division I1 16
Cricket match, he scored a dazzling SEPTEMBEI
century in 95 minutes, anJwe began
to take notice. He joined Casuals in Arsenal vs Ma
1957 and was their leading run-get- Sheffield vs L
ter for four seasons. He first repres- Wesr Brom vs B
ented Dominica in St. Vincent in Cardiff vs L
1958 when he scored a fine 58 not Newcastle vs P
out. In those early days, he was a Barnsley vs Bo
natural hitter with little or no def- Bristol C. vs C
ence, but by 1961 he developed in-. Hull vs C
to a ost intelligent batsman. His Port Vale vs C
fie record for club and island espe- Watford vs Br
cially when a crisis was on, is evid, Aldershot vs T
ence of the cool temperament he Gillingham vs D
possesses. He captained Dominica Southport vs H
both at Cricket and Football, anl Falkirk vs C
_iwa le ,v Pj
--Wndwdairdsla-sCriicket Team in T. Lanark vs Du
1964. His conduct on and off the ____
field was exemplary, and he was lik-
ed by players and spectators all over NOTICE TO B
the Windward Islands. Dominica
will certainly miss him for many GROWE
years to come. MINIMUM WI

"Baba" Dyer
Henry Dyer first made his mark
at Cricket in 1958 when he scored
an elegant century in the Inter-School
Tournament. He did not live up to
his early promise at cticket, but
that I attribute to the fact that he lik-
ed football more, and concentrated
on that game. He was a foundation
member of the Blackburn Sports
Club, and served on the executive
during the past years.
A leading goal scorer for his club,
he played for Dominica in 1960 and
1961. He never "set the Thames on
fire", but always did what was ex-
pected of him. To these two fine
s po rt smen, "Sportlight" s a y s
au revoir and wishes them the best of
luck in their future endeavours.
1963 Football Season
Blackburn 1 Spartans 0
This year's opener was a disap,
pointing affair. During the sixty
minutes, there was nothing to be
excited about. It was a just one
team "kicking up" and the other
'kicking down". The only goal
came through a defensive blunder by
Spartans in the i6th minute, and
Clem John was allowed to score the
easiest of goals.
Before the game, there were short
speeches by His Honour the Admi-
niszaor and Mr. S. S. Lestrade,
Chairman of the Football Sub-
Committee. The Music Lovers

Banana growers ar
as from Monday 9th
1963 the minimum wi
nas acceptable at Rec
shall be 18tbs.
A.D. BOYD Gener
Dominica Banana Gro
6th September, 1963.
Ducret of Weirs, Mar.
pear in our next issu
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Two Top Sportsmen Leave Isla

Y.G.W. Study
Week Ends
(Continued from page 7)
LEISURE: We further resolve to
concentrate our efforts on
providing opportunities and
services for more creative
use of leisure time such as:
classes, lectures and litera-
ture for educational pur-
poses; and to organise
entertainment in the
fields of dramatics, sports,,
games and dances.
GENERAL: Also to strive at a better
understanding of our res-
ponsibilities as citizens by
focussing our actions on

"Weeks" 3- tons All Metal
Dumping Trailers
With Duty $1200,00
Without Duty -- $995.00
Other Size etc. are also available
Appliance Dept.
Aug. 24. Oct 12
Seasoned Ready Made Wooden
Doors And Frames-Buy One Get
One Free
Hardware Dept.
Soft Ice Cream In Cones

more community services. Sept.7-Oct. 5

In the Supreme Court of *he Windward Islarns and
Leeward Islands
Colony of Dominica

Stephen Cadman Smith,
Manager & Attorney
Barclays Bank D.C.O.

Roxen Mac Dowell Robin



Amidst all the Test Match excite-
ment, two prominent local sports-
men left Dominica for Canada. Both
these young men have decided to
give up their careers in this island
and seek their fortunes in another
land. 1 refer to LeRov Shillingford,
the Dominica and W iadward Islands
batsman, and Henry "Baba" Dyer,
Blackburn and Dom'nica ir side for-

Sept. 7

Imperial Road, Roseau. Tel: 224,5 rings

Growers are notified that payment of the I Cent
incentive Bonus in respect of bananas sold at the Pea-
sants' Shed, Fond Cole, will be discontinued with effect
from 8th September, 1963. B
I General Manager
.2nd September, 1963
Sept. 7
- P_ su


In the Magistrate's Court,
District "E"
lnd Liquor Licence Court
vas in -tend- TAKE NOTICE that there will be
new has been a special court at the Magistrate's
Thunder Birds Court at Roseau on Wednesday, the
2nj day of October, 1963, at 9.30
in the forenoon, for the purpose of
teat receiving and considering, applica-
tions for certificates for Licences
and the renewal of Licences to sell
Between the Liqor in the said district either
i. S. London, wholesale or retail, and of grant-
eek resulted in ing such certificates,
the Island. A The last day for filing new ap-
hich our boys plications is Tuesday, 10th Septem-
worst, finished ber 1963.
rterval they de, Dated at Roseau this 27th day
'e with excel, Of August, 1963.
,hn scored two JOSEPH V. JEAN PIERRE.
win one and Ag. Magistrate, District "E"
GO 94 Aug. 31, Sept. 7-21
anchester Utd It is notified for General Infor,
iverpoo! mation that as from the 1st Sept,
urnley ember, 1963, the Magistrate's Court
eeds and Sub-Treasury, Grand Bay, have
reston been removed from the Police Sta-
lurnemouth ti on to Douglas Hall, on the road
crystal P. to the Agricultural Station.
oventry L.I Austin
rewe Magistrate District "F"
:istol R. GO97 Sept. 7 14
arlington Classified Advt.
arnick and
I1 750 x 20
ANANA 700 x 20
650 x 16
RS 600 x 16
640 x 13
EIGHT Very attractive prices
e notified that S.P. MUSSON, SON
h September & CO. LTD.
eight of bana- Corner Queen Mary &
exception Depots King Geo. V Street
ral Manager 27- Roseau
iwers Associa- Jy
Sept.7 FREE
One Ball Point Pen
RY For Every Three Emoty
Packets Of Any Of Winston,
of Mrs. Jarvis Salem Or Camel
igot, will ap, SelfService Dept. -
SeFood section
Aug 24. Sept. 7


To be sold pursuant to an Order made by His Honour
Mr. Justice E.L. St. Bernard on the 21st day of February,
1963, in the Colony of Dominica in Suit No. 112 of 1962,
between Stephen Cadman Smith, Manager and Attorney of
Barclays Bank D.C.O. and Roxen Mac Dowell Robin; Upon the
Application of the above named Plaintiff for the sale of. the
Defendant's land under Section 4 of the Judgements Act at
Public Auction by the Provost Marshal of Dominica, at the
Court House, Roseau, at 3,00 p.m. on Monday the 30th day
of September, 1963.
A lot of land situate at Wesley in the Parish of St.
Andrew in the Colony of Dominica containing 3223 square
feet and bounded as follows: On the North by land of Henry
Phillip, On the South by land of Christaline Jarviere, On the
West by Public Main Road, On the East by Public Road se,
parating it from land of Egbert Joseph recorded in Book of
Deeds Z No. 7 folios 832-833.
Particulars and conditions of sale may be obtained
from Miss Vanya Dupigny of Chambers, New Street, Roseau.
Dominica, the Solicitor having the carriage of the sale and
at the place of sale,
S a' r e r o ie a m du a y u rr, ..-. .
Registrar and Provost Marshall
Sept. 7--28


[ Now you can buy

i at
i (open most evenings until 7)
Whole, freshkilled, tender, delicious
Sis a favourite of the entire family! Once you try it,
You'll always buy it! You can TASTE the difference. 1