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: November 23, 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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Iy F4iat Fim Pe p
The Finest Peopjle F- The Ricke"t Sol_
(For tihe GeneraI Wef'i te of I'he er p/' of Domlniica., rie /l r ii( Iadvancement of the West Indies and the Caribbean Area as a whole)


Religious Leaders Sign Fi
A PETITION for the reprieve of the hanging
on Harold Joseph, judged guilty of the
fire of Mrs. Rosalind Balson in her Pointe Mich
July 15, has been'launched by the convicted m;
tors, Messrs. Jenner and Ronald Armour (Cour
The petition, first circula,
ted earlier this week, has nov.'
accumulated o v e r Soo
signatures from every walk of
life. It was first signed by
Rev. Father Albert, Roman
Catholic Dean, Rev. F. A.
Roberts of the Methodist
Church and Rev. Canon
Hicks, Acting Rector of the
Anglican Church. Several
voluntary helpers have been :
circulating petition sheets in
the town of Roseau and in
country villages, including
Pointe Michel.

Clemency Appeal To

Harold Ji

Publication of the t-xt of SEE S;
the petition must necessarily TURES
be withheld until this appeal
for clemency has be:n for, flames cat
mally presented to Hi s an- sofa.
Honour the Administrator, leaving tv
which must be done before bombs in t
"the deadline date." In It is b'
effect the petitioners are ask, tempted n
ing for the substitution of a with the st
life sentence for death by grss- at t
hanging. Tobacco C
The Proprietor, Editor and Mr. Millho
Manager of the HERALD and Manager
all adult members of our Director.
printery staff signed the petin
lion. The Editor of the h
CHRONICLE also signed, Threal
(See our editorial on page 6 Queen
- "No Hanging!")

Arson In Trinidad
Attempt To Murder
Whilst Mr. F. C. Mill,
house and his family were
asleep at their home in St.
Augustine, an attempt was
made to burn the house.
The arsonist smashed a win/
dow and threw a "Molotov
Cocktail" (a glass bottle con,
training petrol) into the draw,
ing room: quick action by
Mr. Millhouse prevented the

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)use is

rst Fort Young Ho
g sentence Work Begun; Local
murder by Money, Local Build
el home on The Fort Young site
an's solici now been handed ove
nsel for the the newlyformed For: Yc
Hotel Co. Ltd., and den
tion work prior to const
tion has already begun.
Fort Young is a v
known landmark in
island and until ouite rece
was the headquarters of
Dominica Police Force.
has an area of 47,333 sq
and is ideally situated to
the hotel requirements
visitors to this territory
Government or private b
ness. In its immediate v
nity are the Sr. Georges 2
glican Church, Govcri
Fuse iii s large bea
1 ful grounds, the Free Pu
Library, the Courts,
n Custody Peebles Park and the Ce
IN PIC- taph. Other places wit
iPAGE 2 short walking distance c
are the other main Churc
the carpet the Roman Catholic
assailantt fled, Wesleyan, the Botanic C
re lighted dens and all other Gove
d. menit, business and comn
that the at/ cial institutions in Roscau
is connected S h a re Capital to
ow in pro/ amount of $315,700 has
7est Indian ready been subscribed to
ny, of which Fort Young Hotel Co. I
Sihe Factory and over 50 of the 61 s
Production scribers to date are Dcm

t To Kill

LONDON, Nov. 20 CP: A man
appeared in cour: here today charged
with threatening by letter to kill
the Queen. George W:lliam Mead
45-Year-old Londoner was held
without bail until November 28
charged with "uttering" a letter threa-
tening to kill the Queen on Novem,
ber 17 at St. Paul's Cathedra

Miss Alfreda Robin, well-known
druggist at the Dominica Dispensary,
was married to Mr. Lofius Royer of
the firm of J.G. Royer, on Thurs,
day morning at the Methodist
Church, Roseau. The Rev, F. A.
Roberts officiated.

Cont. on p. 12
PHILBERT Jno, Lewis charged
attempted murder, jury verdict "un-
lawful wounding-2 years hard lab-
our ANGELA Lancaster malicious
wounding, found guilty of "com-
moa assault"-sentence pending *
SECIL Yankey case postponed (pre-
li-ninary hearing) until Dec-mber II
* ADAMS Wiltshire, wounding with
intent not guilty EMMANUEL
Bougouneau pleaded guilty to house-
breaking and larceny-12 months
hard labour WILLIAM Senhouse,
malicious wounding--not guilty *
JOANS Williams, malicious wound;
ing-2 years ARTHUR Edwards,
breaking and entering and larceny-
3 years and nine months JOSEPH
Peter. larceny from a dwelling house
-3 years hard labour CLAUD
Rolle (16) of Laudat was fined $200
compensation, $40 costs for assaulting
Edmund Richards, who lost an eye.

I Commonwealth Parliamentary
Conference Ends
s C. M. Returns
as THE ninth annual Commonwealth Parliamentary
o Association Conference ended at Kuala Lumpur on
g Saturday, (Nov. 16) with a firm assurance to the people of
Malayasia by Senator M. C. Cormack, of Australia.

He said that, speaking on
behalf of Britain, Australia,
New Zealand and other
members of the Common,
wealth, the Malaysian people
could be assured that, if they
were menaced to an even
greater degree than at present,
these Commonwealth coun/
tries would support them to
the limit of their capacity.
Dominica's representative,
Hon. E.O. LeBlanc, rt* "r-ed
home en Mtc
S:ormer Prime Minister of
New Zealand, Mr. Walter
Nash, gave a general review
of the world situation with
special reference to the vari,
ous trouble spots,
Apartheid Discussed
Discussion ranged over a
variety of subjects, and Mr.
James Griffiths of Britain
brought up the question of
apartheid. Opinion w a s
unanimous in condemning
apartheid, and many dele,
gates from newly independ-
ent African countries spoke
on this topic.
By general consent, with
the ruling of the chair, the
problem of Kashmir was not
Summing up, the Chair/
man of the Conference, Dr.
Lim Swee Aun of Malaysia,
agreed many of the nations in
the Commonwealth were
eager and full of action. "If
only all members of the
Commonwea!th can work
together as a family, the
vigour of the younger ones
can be guided by the older
members", he said. This
was providing there was a
will to solve problems, frank,
ness of discussion, and read/
ness to share the burden of
solving problems, added Dr.
Next year's conference will
be held in Jamaica. (BIS)

Kennedy Shot
T 3.30 p.m. Friday
afternoon President John
Kennedy died of an assassin s
bullet. Driving with the
Governor of Texas in the
suburbs of Dallas through a
crowd of ; million people,
both Kennedy and the Gov/
ernor were shot by an
S 2 the President
Lyndon Johnson is now
President of the United States
of America.

Ecumenical Council
Approves Use Of
In the Vatican City this
week, the Ecumenical Coun,
cil unanimously approved
the use of the vernacular
(i. e. local language) in ser-
vices in the Roman Catho,
lic churches: this, however,
will be limited to the read,
ing of the Scriptures and
such parts of the services as
are spoken by the congrega-
CECIL Bellot, Tourist Board
Chairman off a week ago on a
BOACsponsored trip to UK (also
West Germany) talking tourism *
BUNTY Shillingford returned to UK
last week by .Ascania VIVIAN
Grell now admitted to professional
membership of. Corporation of
Secretaries BRITISI Trade Coli,
mispioner Walsh (Port-of-Spain)
visited Dominica this week Joseph
Jean-Pierre (Magistrate) appointed
Registrar General and ProvJst Mar,
shall LORD Hailsham became
Quintin Hogg again last Wednes-
day, renouncing his title to fight
byelection fo: House of Commons
seat SIR Carlton Langley, one-
time Attorney General Leeward
Islands, died earlier this month *
FATHER Van Ackere returned by
S.S. Flandre to his parish (Mahaut)
last week CHARLES Maynard
awarded Diploma in Public
Administration at UWI *

*I. , /

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Crowds Surge Araund Two Accused

Si -A ,

The Death Room Neighbour Acquitted House Caused Trouble
raw .-r.af.fi ,

Corpi. Baron (left) leads Harold Joseph, Arrow poi ts to
Gertrude Isaac. Spectators watch and comment.

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Carnival Fire Sufferer VMrs,
-HRISTMAS is coming, .
and it is a long stretch ..
from that bright afternoon, in
March when thr:e o )o' .
men vent up in flame-s.
Another even yo-ngcr ',

tul scas of the sinister event.
He is student Rupert Lance,
once of St. Mary's Academy,
now at home in Colihaut .,
waiting and hoping for fur,
their treatment.
Rupert came ir.to the
-HERALD office this week to
report progress and to say t,
how anxiously he is "look, Burned
ing forward" to a possible July 1,
skin-grafting operation at the
T university College Hospital
of the West Indies, Jamaica.
Steps have been taken to get have sal
Rupert admitted for treat, Decemi
ment, but we thought a re/ books -
minder would do no harm. to enter
Accordingly, the following long sil
cable was sent off from the He did
HERALD Office to Colonel of Juliti
Foster, Dominica's S.M.O., How
now attending a public god
health conference in students
Jamaica:- tu t
you con
"Please Remember Arrange- a school
ments Rupert Lance Fire burned
Victim". have c
We might add that while Christn
Rupert was with us, a senior few b
student from S.M,A. walked grown
in. We said "You knew lamented
Rupert Lance and saw tragedy,
the visitor cover up his shock rememb
politely. The Hi
As we said in our first to recent
line, Christmas is coming, pass on
Rupert is a poor boy, like so readers
many other students. He is Rupert:
cut off from the learning .... C
which he loves. (He should

Rosalind Bals(

while asleep;


He n

Washington, Novembcr 18-The l
Caribbean Area hit by two huir,
on canes-Edith and Flora-between
September 25 and'OctoLer 8 suffe:-
ed a.lucu'tural crop damages th.t
\ 1ll aftIci production for sever,
:". Estimates of the full extent of Mrs. Gertrude Isaac. No evidence
the dJmq. are still being revised to anvict her.
accorr.ng to reports released by the n t her
Depautmri of Agriculture, but no
doubt hlirtrcane flora was the most crop wh'ch normally is harvested
'_destrrutlve in the area's history. in January and February.
Aucrut go per .ent ae 'baEanai -lThe*stoirms not oiilIyS ta a Wei
trees on tl.e islands c. Martinque, :blow to the economy of ihe devas-
SStr. Lucia and Dominica were des, rated area by dainaging or destroy-
itoyed along with about a fourth of ing much of the export crops but
this miior export crop as yet un' also will necessitate large imports ol
hansced. foodstuffs during the next year. Usis
Since tro 12 months are reouir ,

died on

tion this

- text books, books
:rain him during the
:ge of conval science.
not even own a copy
s Caesar.
about it, all you
secondary school
? If every one of
itrib'uted two cents to
1 fund for this brave
scholar, he could
quite a worthwhile
nas gift, and quite a
ooks. And you
up people who
d over the carnival
will not you, too,
er Rupert Lance?
.RALD will be pleased
ve, acknowledge and
any gifts which kind
may wish to offer to
but please be quick
-hristmas is coming!

ed lt banina trees to start produc-
'1g, nex: year's crop will be only a
f fracnon of the normal output.
Some other crop-producing tiees
are much slower in reaching matur-
ity. The lime crop on Dominica, a
principal export, was severely hit.
Cocoa, Tobago's principal export
crop, reportedly :s a complete loss.
Ihe main crop is harvested from
October to December with a small-
er harvest in April.
Both ripe and immatu-e cocoa-
nuts weie blown from trees but the
full extent of the damage is not yet
Trinidad and the Dominican
Republic suffered only slight crop
damage. However, Jamaica was hit
by flash floods in ihe North, dama-
ging coconut, banana and coffee
trees. About a 50 per cent damage
was suffered by the banana producers
and the coffee crop damage is estim,
ated at o1 per cent.
Severe Damage
Approximately half of Cuba's
sugarcane crop is produced in the
battered Eastern section of the island
and preliminary and fragmentary re-
ports indicate a total reduction in
the 1964 crop of at least 10 per cent,
with some-effects likely to extend to
the 1965 crop.
The country's main riceproduct-
ion area lies in the path of the
hurricane and the unharvested crop
was a total loss. Also severely dama-
ged in this area was the main corn

Visit To
Portsmouth Of
H. M. S. Devon-

H. M. S. "Devonshire"
will be anchoring off Ports,
mcuth on Thursday and
Friday the 28th and 29th
November. The 'ship wil
play cricket against Ports/
mouth on the Friday. (GIS)

S.M.A. Students
Ask About A

At the request of Brother
O'Gorman, Mrs. Allfrey addressed
Senior Students of St. Mary's
Academy on the origins of the Star
Party on Friday, Nov. 15. ohe
answered several questions.


Public men are more vulnerable
than they ever were: and it behoves
them, even more than ever, to give
no cause for scandal.
-The Denning Report (on the
Profumo Case)

St. Alphonsus
GC U. Meeting
The Annual G e n e r al
Meeting of the St. Alphonsus
Cooperative Credit Union
Ltd. of Potersville, Domin,
ica will be held at the Old
Grammar School premises
on Monday 2nd December,
1963 at 8.00 p. m.
All members are invited to
attend this most important
meeting and to take an
.active~tia. the proceedings,
: as:this is rhe on iily i on
in the year when members
t are normally able :to receive
f full reports on what has been
done on their behalf by the
Officers of the Society, as
well as to exercise their res,
ponsibility to elect officers for
the coming year, or to offer
any suggestion for the better
management of their money
and their Credit Union.
An attractive door prize"'.
will be awarded to a lucky
member who attends the

Clergy Jailed In
Fifteen white Ministers of Re,
ligion were jailed on Thurs-
day after leading a group of
Negro demonstrators in an
anti segregation march. An
earlier march resulted in the
arrest of 54 negroes.

THE organiser of
the STAR Party thanks
all those correspondents in
Dominica, the other West
Indian islands and further
afield for their kind messages
of encouragement, to which
she is unable to reply
individually. -P.S.A.



r r


Book Review As the book progresses, it
becomes less scholarly and
Declaration Of Indepen, more political, culminating
dence in a challenge to the people
of the ncwly independent
History of the People of state to unite and bu'ld a
Trinidad and Tobago. real nation, to 'invest with
flesh and blood the bare ske,
By Eric Williams. P.N.M. Publish, leton of their na tio n al
i:, Co.- Ltd. 8 W.I. Anthem, 'Here cv'ry creed
Dr. Williams has already and race find an equal place.'
established his reputation in For, as Dr. Williams con/
the field of West Indiai his, cludes, 'This will be their
tory, in particular with his final emancipation from slav/
book Capitalism and Slavery. ery, this will be their final
His academic background, demonstration that slavery is
and his leadership of Trini/ not by nature and that the
dad and Tobago to Indepen, humblest antecedents
dence, make him uniquely are not i n c o n s i s t e n t
qualified to write the history with greatness of soul'. But
to their p e o p 1e s. 'This there are many obstacles in
scholarpoliticion combine/ the way of this fine idea--
tion gives the book both un/ not least, as Eric Williams
usual interest and political points out, the destructive
importance. It was publish, social attitudes bequeathed
ed by the governing People's by generations of slavery and
National Movement at the colcnialism. "Social climb/
modest price of about 8s. to ing has become the major
mark Independence, and will industry of Trinidad and
in the past year have been Tobago."
widely read in the Caribbean. This book is the only
Dr. Williams makes it clear complete history of Trinidad
in his Introduction that his and Tobago, and this gives
book is designed for his own it an obvious value-indeed
people. It is history from it would be useful for its
their point of view: 'This bibliography alone. But the
book is not -conceived as a book's greatest value is as an
work of scholarship is a histor.Ci.- doctimernt in itelf--
manifesto of a subjugated 'the Declaration ofindepend,
people. It is the Declra, ence ..... Understanding
tion of Independence of the this the reader is content to
united people of Trinidad leave the assessment of the
and Tcbago.' positive contribution of
Two principal objects were Europe to West Indian
kept in view in the prepare, society and culture to a later,
tion of this book; the auth/ and non-political historian.
ors conviction that the inte, WENDY JAMES.
gration of the races is the From "Venture",jonrnal of:
first essential of future pro/ FABIAN SOCIETY
gress; and secondly, the ideal INTERNATIONAL
of Caribbean integration. A ND COMMON,
He shows in his exposition WEALTH BUREAU
of the economic and social
evils of the colonial situation,
how almost all the different -- ---- ---
groups of people involved A
have suffered at different GRAND 01
times. (

As regards the second
object the book is concerned
with the wider West Indian
situation, and the final chap,
ters reaffirm Dr. Williams'
ideal of Caribbean integra,
tion. Moreover, he plans to
publish a series o f similar
monographs for other Carib-
bean territories.
Dr. Williams extensively
documents the evils of the
colonial period, quoting his,
torical sources in detail to
illustrate the administrative
and economic inefficiency of
the x9th century colonialism
on Tobago, and the bank,
ruptcy of the sugar industry
in Trinidad.

I- has, n fact, been said by states,
men and philosophers that in the re v
world wh.ch is coming into existence
application of the Golden Rule is not
only a moral duty but an indispens,
able condition of survival. "As ye
wcu'd that men should do to you, d)
ye also to them likewise."
The only way to prevent misun-
dersiandings and thus to avoid rrany
of the bad things that occur is by
POSITIVE ACTION. We need vision
to see the best courage to face the
worst, adaptability to change, rsis-
tance to hatred and jealcusy, and we
n-ed the Golden Rule.
To seek understanding is nobility's
true badge. Instead of weighing in
grudging scales the good and the bid
we ;ee in those around us, we need
to keep in mind that they, like us,
have difficulties, sorrows, and wants,
and that they are fellow-actors with
us on the stage of life.
We often hear people talk about
the "imperatives" of life. What
was the categorical imperative, the
conditional command of, nature,
formulated by Immanuel Kant, the
German-Scottish philosopher? It
'might well have been designed as a
means toward ending our misunder-
standings: ACT so that the principle
of your action could be made a uni-
versal law.
-extract from the Royal Bank of
Canada's November Letter.

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on't N,
Cough -
Head Off..

THE COUGH REMEDY that checks coughs at the
very first sip because its warm-
Ing,soothingingredients spread
Instantly through throat, chest
and tubes. It'scomplete medi-
cation-stops the tickle that
makes you cough In sec- /t'
nds. Thct's why buckley's
..lixt're has outso' all / t
others tor 30 years.

... )

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first floor for a large variety of
Drugs and Patent Medicines
Oct. 12-Nov. 30
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We print on this page all that news w
lengthy Balson Trial Story.

Empire Club Holds Sportlight
Successful By Eddie Robinson
Festival -Second Trial Match

"Whether we like it or not we
(West Indians) do have a culture"
was the clincher sentence of an art-
icle written in our contempory News-
paper by "Dominican" a few weeks
.go. Those who were present at the
EMPI'XE CLUB'S M u s i c and
Song Festival on Sunday evening at
the St. Gerard's Hall will undoub,
tedly agree that there is 'something'
whicl we West Indians can lay claim
to, 'some thing' in the line of music
.nd songs by which we are able to
be identified.
The predominant characteristic of
the items on the evening's programme
was its multifariousness, beginning
with a hot number by the Jewels,
attaining its zenith with D G. S.'s
Errll Walker's Combo playing
"Donna Immobile" and "Steer away
to tle Sea" (the latter was tumul,
tu-usly applauded), and climaxing
with Sam Cooke's "Saturday Night"
(encored) rendered by the ever pop-
ular Idol, Ulric Jackson, accompa-
nied by Benjamin Challenger (one-
time Elvis Prestley imitator).
There were over twenty items on
the Programme of the Festival which
was under the distinguished Patron-
a. e r--sheL-Ton. Minister.of Labour
& Social Services and Ms;Stevens.
Loid Explorer, Joseph Lewis, sing,
ing his self-composed "My Boys'
days at School" provoked intermit-
tent peals of laughter fiom the large
audience'(over 50o persons); Ru-
dolph Richards (Satchmo) imitat-
ing Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Arm-
strong had a similar effect on the
audience; Miss Marie Davis Pierre's
choir singing "Get me to the Church
on Time" and 'Just a Little Bit of
Luck", had a particularly good effect
on the audience; Clarinetist Norman
Letang, Connie Francis, imitator
Alma John, Soprano Joan Pember-
ton ("Grenada"), Sybil Joseph-
"Tonight- a n d Avondald Ren6
imitatig Bobby Darin with "Eight-
een Yellow Roses" received factional
applause; but it was the 1963 Steel-
band Champions, the Whitchurch
Sound Channel Symphonettes, play-
ing "Stranger on the Shore" a n d
"Love in the Cemetery" which re-
ceived prolonged universal applause.
Calypsonians Embert Stowe and
Sherman James were as good as ever.
All in all everyoneleft the twohour-
long Festival contented.
Mr. Winston Warrington w h o
between time related a few humor-
ous ancedotes Mastered the Cere-
Owing to the temporary shortage.
of Doctors, it has become necessary
to change the days of the following
Clinics with effect from Monday
November 18:-- MONDAY-Mah-
aut; TUESDAY-St. Joseph; WED-
-Salisbury a n d -Coulibistrie -
fortightly; FRIDAY-Massacre.

Trial matches to select football
teams b ve never proved successful
in Dcninica. As a matter of fact.
this custom has been discontinued in
the majority of the leading countries
of the world. In trial g.mes, the play-
ers are apt to be too precise on the
ball and this spoils the game as a
spectacle. This is exactly what has
happened in all this seasons trial games
with the exceptions of the last one
played on Thursdiy, In future, my
advice to the selectors would be to
select the colony team on performan,
ces in the league, and give the players
Enough time to get moulded in:o a
Team Selected
Th: Selection Committee met on
Thursday evening and the following
16 players were selected to represent
Dominica in the forthcoming Po-
pham Cup Tournament.
T. Baptiste (Comb rmere) Capt.
R. Osbourne (Blackburn)V. Capt.
R. Williams (s. M. A.) (goal)
J. Isaac (Combermere) (goal)
D. Martin (Combermere)
E. Anthony (Combermere)
C. Charles (Empire)
M. Jno Baptiste (Thunderbirds)
S. John (Spartans)
A. Gregoire (Combermere)

H. ElWVi (Empire)
P. John (Combermere)
A. Shillingford (s. M. A.)
C. Larocque (Combermere)
W. Wilkins (Shamrock)
There are no surprise selections. It is
exactly the team I selected last week.
The selectots have been reading!
Bobby Simpson, the Australian
batsman was out for a duck in his
fifth innings of the season. Subse,
quently, he had scored 856 runs in
four innings this season. He still has
a chance to score the fastest Tooo runs
Kanhai Scores Century
Rohan Kanhai scored a fine cen-
tury at Karachi yesterday in the first
unofficial Test between Pakistan and
a Commonwealth xi. At close of
play on the first day the score was:
Commonwealth xt. 330 for 5, Kan-
hai 139, Alley 60 not out, Grav-
eny 45, Nurse o.

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W.I. Girl Models
In U.K. Store

A young West Indian girl, Miss
Jane Christie of Monserrat gained
her first appearance in a fashion
model show put on recently at a
London School for parents and
Mr. W. C. Thomas, sales Man-
ager of a Birmingham store, who
selected Jane to join a team of ten
girls says "I picked Jane to join them
because she has a natural grace of
carriage." Jane modelled a white
cocktail dress.

rhich was inavoidably squeezed out last week, due tc the

According to tO MoAn se',at W
Mirror, the audience wa deligieed
with the perform.irce that Jan: gave, Ah
and she will oe asked to make
further appearances. She describes Sa
the excicment "backst ge" as being
marvellous, anJ goes on to say bhat I
she would iike to become a prcfess- aban(
ional fashion model.
Jane is presently engaged to Mr. for t]
Abraham Weekes, also of Mont/ not
se.rat, an I they hope to marry in every
March next year. tion.

Vikings Discov-
ered America Lanq
Predate Columbus By 500 heo
Years would<
A Norwegian archeologist reports local
discovery of ruins of a Viking settle, incluc
ment in Newfoundland that pre-dates Delic
the voyage of Columbus to North be ter
America by 5oo years.
Remains of the settlement unearth-
ed on the Northern tp of the island
contain house that may have bee:.i W
occupied d by LeifEricson, reputed to
be the discoverer of North America. Jack
It dates to about A.D. 1ooo. Edwa
Dr. Helge Ingstad reported the Wins
findings at a News Conference yester- build
day at the U.S. National Geogra- tion
phic Society here. The Soi.:ety
sponsored and helped finance the
Norwegian search.
Dr. Jumus Bird, Curator df
Archeology at the American C
jvi^oe W -.mL s.0ffi i , mp
ste "is without question of pre, sent'
Columbian Norse oripin," though crease
he added,, i can be debated that Good
LeifEricson lived in one of the
house. Ruins of the house in ques- soon'
tion were large, with five rooms and
a great hall Is Viking style, and
long hearth and ember pits in the
Vicking manner. (USIS) I

APre lo ng 0i new vlolones tor
Are Looking ion, and would ap
ead letters from prospective
ys Addson Colaie The HERALD pays
ys reasonable commtssioi

am sorry that I had to
ion oir last competition
he Dress Shirt. I was
able to keep a record of
one's personal produce

welcome to Miss Maria
uedoc who has been
noted HERALD agent in
La Plaine district. I
d like her to appoint
sales personnel and to
de the Boetica and
es areas. That would

ith the Assistance of
Robinson, Mrs. Olivia
rds, and Mrs. Anthony
ton, we arc steadily
ing our largest circular,
in the Marigot Area.
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ongratulations to Clanis

nM a note ask.rig to in/
his bundle to 40 copies.
Show Make it 50

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NEWSBOYS ... start-
ing in December we will be
announcing a new compete,
tion and I hope you boys
will p:ove to me that you
are masters of events rather
than victims ofcircumstaaces.

A close friPnd on-e told
me "My goal is too well set,
and my time too well occu,
pied in striving to achieve
it": let this be your motto.

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mum U ZCIL S

ROB Youp

When'such fast reitef emoes nllh the first
sip of JACK' & JILL COUGH SYRUP, the kid.
dies' very own remedy. It tastes so good,
they lick the spoon. Clears up those pesky
coughs so fast that it is cherished by de-
voted Mothers in every Province. Contains
that all-important Vitamin C that kiddies
need more of in feverish conditions.

aSUm keeping a keen ee H VIIN C R
am keeping a keen eye WIll VITAMIN c

A New uatn For aby
N MY M i1 J ,

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This "Propathene" baby bath has a metal stand which folds up
inside the tub.--BIS

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By Phyllis Shand Allfrey
From Chapter III
THE first essential for a poliician-apprentice (I would
submit) is the capacity to suffer and remain unshaken.
One must be prepared for the financial squeeze, the shock-
ing insult, the startling treachery. I used to think of that
even when I dashed through the Underground approach to
the British House of Commons which was used by Mem-
bers and by the staff of my favourite London institution.
At one time I had a permit enabling me to enter the House
through a sort of catacombs arch; I did a parttime job for a
Labour M. P. there. It was a privilege to cut through
that tunnel with the great roar of traffic above, studying the
gait and expressions of M. P.s who went about the nation's
business. Twice I walked solemnly along in imitation of
Lord Atrlee, who was a few yards ahead and had a news,
paper in his overcoat and his hands clasped behind his
back. The Policemen then in the House knew me well
by sight and one (who was a stamp collector) used invaria,
bly to ask: "how's that island?"
One reason why my early detractors among the very
officers of the Labour Party of Domini :a found it impossi-
ble to make headway with mischievous charges that I was a
Communist was because of my powerful friends and
guarantors in that austere Chamber. Those old frienJs
knew very well that the rambling broadminded structure of
the British Labour Party was the maximum discipline to
which an individualist nature like mine could submit,
just as the tolerant old Anglican Church, with its ritualis-
tic variations and exquisite poetic liturgy remained my neg,
elected Mater Religiosa. The big joke was that in those
early founding days of the Dominica Labour Party, the
accusers and mischiefmakers were types who would easily
(in my view) have fallen victims to authoritarian ideology
which I would have resisted to the end. For one thing,

theyha no sense bf numour; !or another, I could not
imagine them suffering in the cause of liberty.
It may be said without hesitation that the man who
did the most for the newly made Labour Party both before
and after foundation was the then President of the Domin,
ica Trade Union, E. C. Loblack. Like myself he saw
the necessity not just for a "Labour Union" or a "Labour
Party" but for a Labour Movement, such as the relationship
between the British Labour Party and the T. U. C. had
made possible. He was a cofounder of the Trade Union
with my well-remembered Uncle, R. E. A. Nicholls, and
a few others.
But in the West Indies, Unions had taken upon
themselves to be Parties as well, not just to affiliate by
choice and contribution to the Party most likely to raise the
workers' standards. We run into some ferocious oppose,
tion because some of the personnel of the Union did not
understand the voluntary and tolerant nature of such a
relationship; moreover, there were those who wished to use
the Union for other ends, and some of my founder-collea,
gue's fiercer utterances rent the gap wider. I soon found
myself involved in an internecine struggle, and there were
incidents like the padlocking of the Union Hall and the
young "General Secretary" of large proportions who de/
cleared I had attacked him at his desk with an umbrella.
The big fight for control eventually ended in the Courts of
Law: as a result, the Trade Union was gravely weakened,
financially and otherwise.
One of two of my Federal colleagues had undergone
parallel experiences. In Barbados, the Union had broken
with the Prime Minister's party. In Jamaica there were
two trends in trade unionism due to conflict of loyalties
between one political party and another. In Antigua and
St. Kitts, however, the Union was the Party. St. Lucia
was gradually working her way through a "dominant
Labour group" position to the British democratic pattern.
Evidently, trade unions were regarded by Caribbean politi,
cians as the machinery of power, particularly when they
had no proper organisation of their own. It was all most
interesting, especially to one who afterwards became a Min,
isterof Labour, albeit with extremely limited advisory

powers and no technical Labour Adviser at her elbcw.
Those early apprenticeship days! They were days of
struggle and shortage. If anyone asks me upon what
funds the Labour Pary of Dominica was founded, I can
truthfully answer "on my small housekeeping allowance
and the pennies of the poor", and :t is a fact that no mem,
bers of the wealthier classes came forward wiLh even a
single donation. They seemed genuinely afraid of the new
thinking posed by the growing Labour Party and were
further scared off by malicious rumours.
Nearly two years after the founding of the Party, a
general election loomed up- that was in 1957. Several
new people came forward to join the Party, which had
withstood severe attacks, was able to maintain an office,
and had caught the affectionate imagination of the labour,
ing folks. Among these newcomers were two young men,
one large and one smnl!, who were (though I did not
know it at the time) cousins. Their method of approach
was' modestly deferential. Both w-re family men one
married shortly after he was accepted as a candidate, the
other was happily married in tne North. I trusted they
would be prototypes of the new kind of politicians in
which the West Indies was relatively deficient. . politi-
cians whose nationalism would not fall within the narrow
confines of race or littlekingdom pride but would be based
on those United Nations principles which had been written
into our Party constitution. Perhaps my hopes were pre,
mature. It was a lot to expect of any candidate!
Those two fairly welleducated young men assured me
that they were not entering politics for mere personal ambi,
tion nor to become Mimsters, but because they wanted to
"serve the people". There wis no reason to disbelieve
them; they were among our few acceptable candidates,
although inexperienced. Their names were Alexander
Ducreay and Edward O. LeBlanc.

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So They Say
By Bob & Ray
We had a long, leisurely talk
with a Canadian business man the
other day and we wre haid press-
ed to defend ,ome of the glarmnt
unexplainable injustices and social
paras.dxes btat this man brought up
for discussion. For example: he
asked us if we knew why Dominica
has such a !igh income tax rate
with virtually no benefits, exemptions
or deductions for the farmers. "The
island is dependent upon agriculture,
you know, and if your people do
nothing to stimulate investment by
local people in this b; sic industry.
well, then, how can you tolerate
such inequities"' He was plainly
irritated by such irrational behavior.
And before we could even venture
a guess as to "why" our tax, rate is
so high, higher than the other West
Indies, we are told.. and we are so
poor, poorer than the other West
Indies, we are also informed, before
we could advance our ideas on the
subject, ;he Canadian was off again
on another subject! Still not having
relaxed with his rum and coke, sit-'
ing on T1c edge of his chair, he
fairly spat out the words: "This
island is a joke., a joke, a mon-
strous joke!"
Wondering whether to dispute
him and perhaps tell him Montserrat
is a bigger joke, or to inquire why
Dominica is a joke, we spped our
drink and waited.
"Look here", he puffed, "I rq-
present several laree bus ness inves
tois in Canada. I've been ,heir man-

-mt i e totr nearly twenty years,
travel a hundred thousand mils a
year koking over various investment
possibilities and then writing a re,
port on what I find, My principals
urged me to come to Dominica. Up
to now I had always avoided the
place as it was too difficult to reach.
We have several properties in
Jamaica, and three new ventures in
Barbados, one in Trinidad to keep
us busy but I finally agreed to come
here. Your local Government have
also been asking us to visit the island.
But what do I find, upon arrival?
Would you believe it, the blasted
taxi driver wanted to charge ne $5o
to drive me to Roseau!"
We thought it time to interrupt
our busy businessman and reminded
him of the lack of taxi passengers
and therefore a higher charge must
be made to operate the service. We
reminded him of the steep hills, the
sharp turns that wear out the set of
the tyres in one quarter the mileage of
taxis in, say, Montreal. And then
we reminded him he could have
taken the airport bus for only $5.oo.
The latter he said he had missed as
he had taken time to stroll about
looking over the new airport termin-
al and the airport bus had departed
for Roseau without him.
"And when this preposterous fellow
asked the price of $o5, I tried to
telephone some of these Government
chaps who had been asking me to
visit Dominica. Would you believe
it," he spat at me. "the bloody tele-
phone was a joke. It's dead. No
body answered it. I never saw this
in all my traves. Here Dominicans
build a nice airport aod terminal
building but it is isolated from
everything-no telephone, no trans-
portation. What happened? Ran out
of money, I suppose. Most of these
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FULLY one-third of the Western world
(all the Scandinavian and several
European countries, ten of the United
States of America and some Provinces of
Canada) have abolished capital punish,
ment for a sufficiently long time that
present statistics compared with earlier
figures, show hanging or execution to be
no deterrent to the crime of murder.
In the olden days, it was considered a
deterrent to hang people for all felonies,
hut in England, in 1826, that procedure
was estimated to be barbaric and abolish,
cd (except for murder); it obviously was
no "cure" for such comparatively minor
It would therefore appear that the con/
tinuatioh of capital punishment is enforced
chiefly to satisfy man's sadistic primeval
instinct for revenge. Some persons have
nit progressd.'lbeyond the ancient dictum
of "an'eye for an eye and a tooth for
S-t-a -t". T do ntt lh'e by r f,-
Testament. :' .
',What happens nowadays when some,
ohe is sentenced to the extreme penalty of
hanging in Dbminica. Since there is
no resident hangman here, someone has to
be; deputed for the job. [t is well known
what the effect of death by violence has
on adolescent minds. The sheer exhibit/
tionism 6f a death by hanging would
have, int our view, a deleterious effect on
the characters of our young; far from im/
pressing them against murder, it might

well have the opposite result.
In England, the "types of mur
which hanging is the penalty to
posed by law have been severely
The law of Dominica has fallen
hind this mo.e towards enlight
and there is a pressing need for ref
A young man who claimed t
been hired to "burn down a house
contained a sleeping victim h;
sentenced to death by hanging
island. That is our la w.
ever our feelings may be about h
and about the complicity ofanothc
or persons in this hideous crii
HERALD holds the opinion t
sentence pronounced on Harold
although legal, is barbaric, unC
and not in keeping with civilised
This is not to be taken as a critic
the learned Judge and approve
Members of the public, nobly he
-rprescpitatves.of..e three most
Churches in the territory, are pet
for a reprieve for Harold Josept
openly join with those enlightene
tioners. It is our hope that the cc
man will serve instead a life senten
We go further, and trust that
searchlight of ethical realism will b
upon the whole question of de
hanging in Dominica, for though
still something of a vassal state, we
at least achieve the degree of
attained by the United Kingdom.


er person
me, the
hat the
cism of
d Jury.
-aded by
h. We
:d peti-
the full
)e turned
death by
we are


THE HERALD is in favour of reducing
the voting age from 21 years to 18.
We have always been sympathetic to
the young conscripts abroad whose cry
has been: "old enough to die in battle--
too young to vote!" Dominica has no
army conscripts; instead she has a growing
battalion of well/informed young people
prepared, we believe, to live for their coun/
try. According to statistics there are more
young people than adults reading books in
Roseau. In general, this means that local
youth is more literate and on the whole
better informed than its elders (though this
is rot invariably the case, of course).
What youth chiefly lacks is experience and
responsibility. Time will give them the
former; giving them the vote is one mode
of presenting them with a great civic
responsibility, which we have faith the
majority of them will not abuse.
After all, there are many girls in this
island who are already mothers at the age
of- 8; Are we to say that the exercise of
the vote isa graver responsibility than the.

Road To Fresh-
water Lake

It is a terrible thing to see
the condition of the road to
a national beautyspot-the
freshwater lake, which is
bhogced from a little: above
Gleau Chaud right up to the
lake itself by fallen trees.
Not only does this cut off
Tourists from seeing a won-
derful sight, but it is highly
dangerous to our local peo,
ple, even to those who are
cultivating gardens in the
Something should be done
by Government immediately
to improve this situation,
Grand Fond.

upbringing of a child? Voting might "P. W D. Case
even make younger men more conscious O
of their obligations, not only to the state Examined"
but towards womankind: they could put
into power a Government which would Madam,
protect the helpless and the innocent. To From the time that
those who say 18 yearolds will vote un/ mention was made of the
wisely, we would reply that there are P.W,D. case almost a year
many people aged 28, 38, 48, 58, 68 and ago, I became very interested
over whose selective powers are weak. and I immediately began to
We would say: take steps to give youth examine every aspect of it,
the vote NOW and do not spring this con, even in the minutest detail.
tentious matter as an election issue. And I have now come to the
alongside the granting of the vote to 18- inescapable conclusion that
year/olds, we would ask for a reform all those who were response/
and revision of electoral regulations. ble for pressing the matter so
People of fixed residence should be encour/ far, were definitely ignorant
raged to go to the electoral office as they of the system, what obtains
go to the Town Hall in other countries, and how it operates. The
and see that'their names are duly put on following facts will bear me
the register at any time between elections, out.
rather than to wait around for "somebody One of the first things that
to call" who may and so often does I did was to obtain a pay/
find occupants out and give up, the task; sheet (Form P. W. D. 4.)
though naturally there would haVe to be a and to study it. At the back

of the paysheet the Certificate
which the Paying Officer
signs after completing pay,
ment reads:
"I certify that the labourers
listed overleaf were this day
paid by me the sums shown
opposite their names." This
has to be so, because the Pay,
.._ f .epr lin cO-elens~ v-. .
t aken from A department other
than the Public Works, only
comes into the picture at the
eleventh hour when the pay-
sheets have already been pro/
perly and completely pro
cessed and are ready for pay/
ment. So having PAID and
retired excess cash if any, the
paying officer has discharged
his duties to the letter.
That is not all. The Pay,
ing Officer is further protected
by the fact that there are
FOUR other certificates on the
paysheet. Two other certifi,
cates at the back of the sheet
are signed by one person who
certifies that he has "identi,
fied" the persons and by
another who certifies that he
has "witnessed" payment of
persons. So when I make
the statement that the system
is one designed to protect the
paymaster, I cannot see how
any counter argument can be
produced which will cause
this argument to fall to grief.
At court, a witness testified
that he "decided" that the
sheets were not in order and
that he lodged complaints
against the Paying Officer
and the two other gentlemen.
I would like to know what
was the acid test that he
applied to arrive at that con,
clusion and where did he tap
Cont., c page 7

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roll eall check.
It is clearly understood that the British Government
would have to be consulted on this proposal for votes at
18, as we are not an independent territory and could at
best only be a fragment of such. One island in a possi/
ble new federation (Barbados) has taken steps to secure the
vote for the under-2is. Whatever Barbados' motive may
be for doing so at this time, we think the other islands
might do a lot worse than fall into line. Let us face the
fact that children are growing up faster than they did; they
.are learning more and learning quickly; let us give them
the right of choice at 18 of their elected representatives.
In the opinion of the HERALD, such a concession to
modern thinking would do more good than harm, and the
recent high standard of youth speeches in a debating con/
test here seems to underline the interest of the young in
det" for ethical, international and public matters.
be im' By all means rive youth the vote and let those of
limited. us who consider ourselves not only older but wiser encour,
far be' age them to examine all points of view carefully and coolly,
tenment, and come to responsible individual decisions in due course.
:o have
which People's Post
as been Correspondents are asked t( submit their full names and addresses as
in this a guarantee of good faith, buf not necessarily for publication. Letters should
What/ be asshot as possible. Con.roversiai political letters will not be pub-
Slished anonymously. Views expressed in People's Post do not necessarily
is guilt reflect the policy of the Ed. tor or the Proprietor.


his knowledge frorr, to decide
that those sheets were not in

dare say that I shall never repeat
NEVER attempt to purchase your
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oIL cts aga illl as Iong as Ican ll avoi
order. it--Boyd's Poultry Mart bound. (
I will turn to my attention to the Be reasonable with your prices- se
other aspect of the story. The quarrel Sylvania Poultry Farms-as it would
with the two other gentlemen was appear that you have been fooling us
that the Payshects were made out in the general public with all your nice-
their writing. Again. I can only ly worded advertisements in the local
d:,cribe this farcical assumption to a papers.
blatant d splay of ignorance. For the REGULAR CHICKEN BUYER, F
benefit of those who do not know, Goodwill.
I say here (and I dhfy anybody to Questioned by the Editor,Mr. Bruce Si
refute what I now say) that anybody Robinson commenced as follows:
at all can make out a bona fide "SylvaniaFresb chicken was ten co
Time Sheet and Paysheet, Let us priced at $!.Io pr 1l3. for a 31t. bird we
suppose that a timekeeper has timed or over, plus a plucking, eviscerating so
workers in a rote bjok or in an and handling charge of 250 per bird: at
exercise book, if his hands are filled The price, therefore, was quite cor, p
at the end of the fortnight, he can rect. If 'Regular Chicken Buyer' th
have anybody help him write out does not wish to pay my price for a th
his Time Sheets and his Pay Sheets superior article-it is a free country'," s
in order to effect payment on time. .
By the same token, all capable and lig
responsible officers on a project are Breakfast for at
bound to help in the preparing I D min
and finalising of paysheets in order the Beggars at
to ensure that all workers without pr
exception get paid on the arrival of Madam:- I beg to ask ca
the fortnightly payday. The problem whether anybody concerned
must be greater where the labour has taken action upon the
force is larger and consequently more kind advice of our beloved
hands are required to help. t h e
It is important to note that Father Franis that t h e
on the two different occasions that beggars should be given a
this matter was forced before the good breakfast before the next
courts, several references were made lot of tourists land from any
about it front a particular platform, ship. Would lie to hear
Just recently, much play was made ould like to hear
of the word "Scapegoat" by a that the St. Gerards Hall has
gentleman who has absolutely north, been booked for the purpose
in to offer intellectually.. by the Tourist BoardAth
Fortunately, there are no "Scape- merchants a n d the tax:
goats" in the eyes of our law *. We owners, who will provide the
can never succeed in substituting I
our prejudices for the rule of law. feast, and that you Madam
Anyone is presumed to be innocent are prepared to serve at this
until his guilt is proven. His guilt useful and charitable func,
must be proven beyond reasonable tion.
doubt, and not imagined, suspected, Yours respectfully,
felt, or eagerly wished for. But I
must add that "it is not enough to PARISHIONER, Pottersv i 11 e.
remove stains from justice-they NOTE. I am quite willing: -
have to be prevented from befouling Editor.
it. -- -_

Thanking you, Yours Truly,
*Not in this case, anyway.-Editor.

Expensive Birds

Sir,-A couple Saturdays ago I
went into Messrs. Charles Self Ser-
vice to purchase a Sylvania Fresh
whole chicken.
The one w h i c h I selected was
priced by a tag on the inside of the
plastic wrapper $4.Io-This price I
am told by Mr. Charles is put on by
Messrs. Sylvania Poultry Farms
Just then, as a matter of interest I
called upon one of the clerks to have
this particular bird weighed-it scaled
3-tlbs.-which obviously meant that
the price paid for Sylvania fresh chick-
en works out at the very high figure
f $1.17 per pound.
Nevertheless, in view of the high
price, I immediately took off towards
Mr. T. A. Boyd's Poultry Mart-
where I obtainedthe exact FRESH bird
wrapped all in plastic as well for the
very reasonaole ;price of $r.oo per
pound. There 'and then I at once
,purchased two birds.
.f~bme on you, Sylvaoia Poultry
Farms-much, too peive-and I

Why No Women
Dear Madam,
How is it
that women do not sit on
juries in Domini-a We
have women jurors in St.
Vincent. I find it funny
that you pass a law for a
purpose and do not take ad/
vantage. We women have
plenty of good sense in regard
to any case.

Our Terrible

Dear Sir,
Kindly allow me space in
your valuable column to inquire
from the Minister of Comunication
& Works whether or not he is
aware of the fact that he is asleep?
what are you doing to improve the
Telephone system in Dominica? are
you satisfied with this critical condi-
tion we are now facing or is it
because you are unable to do your
job? are you aware of the scores of

Cont, from page 6

pplicatons on the file for connect-
in? are you' aware of the difficulties
communicate with trany districts
outside of Roseau?
.re you aware of the ract that you
ave undertaken to do a job foi the
people and that you have sworn to
rye them well, good, aud faithful:
ease stick to your bargain,
I remain

Sottersville Plea
Please allow me space in your
ilumn to inform the N.T.C. that
e the tax-payers of Pot ersville
lemnly deplore their di-respectful
ttiude 'towards this arei and its
;oplc, I personally wish to draw
e R.T.C's. attention to the fact
at the greater part of the said area
not fire-proticted. We need fire
'drants, we need 'oads, we need
;hts, all in all we need your kind
tention. Let us be treated as hu,
an beings and lawful tax-payers;
least let us have To% of your
omises during your late election

Save The

Dear Madam,--In the DOMINICA
HERALD cfNovember 2 1 was glad to
sHeon page 4 the names for the child
care training of the Commonwealth
Save the Children Fund in St. Vin-
c:nt. The members cf h!e local Y. T.
Committee are well chosen indivi-
duals so far as their abilities in deal-
ing with local and social activities are
concerned. During the past few
months, it was looking as if the
Youth Trust Fund was not surviv-
ing; but from the time of its incep-
tion of the organisation t h e wide
patronage wh:ch tias Leen given by
many people of the various islands
of the entire West Indies, including
our Dominica, gave me the firm
conviction that such a worthy effort
could not be completely ext;ng'iished
in the midst of all the tther beneficial
enterprises for the good of suffering
His past Excellency a n d Lady
Hailes who are the pioneers of the
efforts of this fund will be glad to
know that we in Dominica are dc:
termined to carry on with saving the
children. There is more ned for such



a fuia,, in mtny places of dte Worl
and Jilo in all our CaribbeaaIslnds
thin ever b-fore-the fact that
thou-hi we are living in a world of
plenty here are thousands of people
who are staving sor want of some-
t ng to10 et, to drink and to wear.
Among the many thousand of these
dip ived people, there is a l4rge
percentage of children --'orphans,
chi'dr.n of poor parents, children
suffering fom various diseases, whose
con3iton calls for i m m e d a t c
consi der 'tion and l.umaan
compassion. As an inhabitant'of
this Colony, I see no reason why
we should not be willing to contri-
bute to save the children medical
and otherwise through various chan-
nels the local commitete shall ap-
point to receive donations and gifts.


We have been asked by Mr.
David Lctang, preacher ofDominica
Evangelist Mission, who was a wit-
ress in the recent murder trial,,to
state that the convicted man (Harold
Joseph) was not a member of his
congregation, which was founded
only two months ago. Editor.

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1. Applications are invited for adm:osion to the three centres
of ,he University of the West Indies in October 1964
2. Courses for degrees of this University (all degrees may be
awarded with honours) are available as follows:--





(a) B.A. (General Honours) Degree
English, Latin, French, Econo-
mics, or Government or Soci-
ology, History, Greek, Spaimsn,
Maine mat'cs.
(b) B A. (Special Honours) De-
gree Subjects:
English, Classics, F r e n ch,
History, Latin, Mathematics,
Spanish, Modern Languages.

B.Sc (Economics) pDegree. In
this degree there is opportunity
for specialisation in Govearnent
and in Sociology as well as in

(a) B.Sc. (General Honours) Degree
Chemistry, Botany, Mathematics,
Physics, Zoology, Geology.
(b) B.Sc. (Special Honours) Degree
Chemistry, Botany, Mathema-
tics, Physics, Zoology.



:B. eiilrabi Honours) Degree: For the time being the B.A.
(General Honours) degree will be
available only in the following
Economics, English, French,
History, Sociology, Spanish.

B.Sc. (General Honours) Degree: For the time being the B.Sc.
(General Honours) degree will be
available only in the following
Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics,
Physics, Zoology.

Please note that the B.A. (Special Hononrs) degree and the B.Sc.
(Special Honours) degree will not be available at St. Augustine.
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE: B. Sc. (Agriculture) General
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING: B. Sc (Engineering) Hon-
ours: in the branches-Civil
Engineering, Mechanical En-
gineering, Electrical Engine-
ering, and Chemical En-

E. A. (General Honours) Degree: For the time being the B. A.
(General Honours) degree
will be available only in the
following subjects:
Economics, English, French,
History, Latin, Mathematics,
Sociology, Spanish.
Please note that for the present French and Latin are available
only for the 1st. year, but arrangements are being made for the
French to be available in the other years.
B. Sc. (General Honours) Degree: For the time being the B.Sc.
(General Honours) degree
will be available only in the
following subjects:
Chemistry, Mathematics,
Please note that the B.A. (Special Honours) degree and the B.Sc.
(Special Honours) degree will not be available at Bridgetown,
3. All applications for scholarships and/or entry as paying
students to the fields of study at Bridgetown, Barbados should be
ent to the Senior Assistant iRegistrar, U. W. I., Bridgetown, Bar-
dbBll felds of study at Mona, to the Registrar, U. W. I., Mona,
gIWcea; fields of study at St. Augustine, tb the Secretary, U.W.I,

St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago. The closing date for all
applications nhtther for scholarships or as paying students is
January 7, 1964,
4. Applicants must state the faculty for which they are seeking
entry when requesting app'ication forms from the Kegistry at
Mona, St. Augustine or Barbados, or from their Resident Tutors
in the various territories.
Brochures containing further information about courses, scholar-
ships and requirements may be similrly obtained on request.

5 Candidates may qualify under the normal Matriculation
(Minimum Entrance) Requirements for Admission to Degree
Courses with:
(a) Passes in fire subjects at the G. C. E. of which at
least two must be passed at Advanced level: or
(b) Passes in four subjects at the G. C. E. of which at
least three must be passed at Aovanced level.
Normally a credit at a Cambridge or othar approved Sch ol Certi-
ficate Examination is equivalent to an Ordiniary level passed; a pass
at Principal Standard in a Higher School Certificate Examination is
equivalent to a pass at Advanced level.
6. (a) Candidates with five passes at Credit Standard of
level subjects G. C. E.. including English Language. Mathematics,
and a foreign language may be considered for entry to the Pre-
Medical (1st M. B.) course in the Faculty of Med cine, or the Prc-
liainary Course in Science for the Faculties of Sciences, Agricul-
ture or Engineering.
(b) Candidates who hold a Cambridge or other approved
School Certificate with five credits and only a pass in
Elementary Mathematics or Gei man or French or
Spanish may also be considered for admission to the pre-medical
or Preliminary courses.
7. Candidates who are holders of Certificates or Diplomas from
Agricultural, Teacher Training, Commercial and technical institu-
tions of higher education recognized by the Senate for this purpose,
who present evidence of a sa iofactory standard of achievement
and who s a t i s f y such other requirements as may be pre-
scribed for the particular Facjlty in relation to the courses which
were taken at the particular institution may be considered as satis-
fying the normal minimum entrance requiremsnts. (Such candi-
dates will at present be considered individually).
8. Mature candidates aged 30 years or more may apply for entry
on the basis of their overall academic and professional attainment.
Candidates thus applying should forward with their applications
full details of their career, Mailue candidates may be required to
submit to tests and/or interviews.
9.-. Candidates for courses in the Faculty of Arts should have

included among their qualifications:
(i) passes in either two languages other than Engiish at
Ordinary or Advanced level at least one of which must
be a classical language; or English Language at Ordinary
level or English Literature at Aduanced level; and in
one foreign laognage at Ordinary or Advanced level.
10. For the degree courses in the Faculties of Arts, Natural
Sciences, Agriculture and Engineering there are certain subject
requirements which must be included in the qualitcations. Details
may be obtained on application on.

11. Number of Open Scholarships, Government Exhib'tions,
Bursaries and other awards w.l be offered in 1964 am a result of
the University Scholarship Examination which will be held in each
territory from February 24 to February 28. The closing date for
entry to the scholarship examination is January 7, 1964. The
entry fee to the scholaisbip examination is 1. 0. 0. Tnis fee will
not be refunded in cases of withdrawals.
12. In the scholarship examination which will be held from
February 24 to 28 irrespective of the Faculty he is applying to
enter, each candidate will write the General Paper plus any two of
of the following subjects:
Biology Eng. Economic History Latin
Botany French Pure Mathematics
Br. Constitution Geography Applied Mathematics
Chemistry Geology Pure & App. Mathe-
Economics Greek matics
English History Physics

Spa nsh

Please note carefully that:
(a) Biology is not taken with Botany or Zoology
(b) Pure & Applied Mathematics is not taken with Pure
Mathematics or Applied Mathematics
(c) History is not taken with British Constitution or English
Economic History.
Nov. 23, 3o, Dec. 14


Subscribers are kindly requested to report before'
12 noon on Saturday if their papers have not been
delivered. We may be sold out by that time.

Bob & Ray
(Cont from page 5)
developing countries are poor troney
managers. They will spend more on
their men's rest room and forget
entirely the importance of telephone
Again we thought it wise to
interrupt and we asked if he had
seen the terrain over which a tele-
phone line must traverse to the air.
port. The cost of a good telephone
line over these mountains, we hold
him, would run five to six times
the cost per mile of telephone lines
in, say, Saskatchewan where the
ground is flat for miles and there is
not one single tree to blow down
and take the telephone wires with it.
He had to agree with this but he
felt it was too bad we couldn't in,
stall cheaper radio-telephone.
However, when the Canadian
businessman had finished his rum,
he asked why we had such high
duty on' imports, such high taxes.. .
"And I read in one ofyour local
papers that its cheaper for man and
woman to live in concubinage as
the taxes do not even take into ac-
count the double income. You
people must like to penalize your-
selves. And this business about not
allowing an income tax deduction
on capital loss... why, th:s is the
most ridiculous thing yet. If a man's
house burns down and ,s not insured,
it seems incredb'e to think this
poor, poor little island dosen't allow
this man's loss to be deducted
from his current gross income. To
ignore "lost wealth" is to remain in

of his irritations, be settled back to
enjoy his second rum. As we left
him we saw he began to read what
Sisserou had to say about Domini-
cans not knowing the meaning of the
word "work". We thought ir bet to
remove ourselves from his presence
as his probing gaze and "why do
you allow this... ", etc. would
make us late for supper.


The following Invitation to the
Public has been received from the Chris,
tian Mucical Class:-
"Greetings!" It has been decided
and agreed on that THE MUSIC of
handed over to the school authori-
ties as a GIFT on behalf of
Dominica and that the said SONG
be TAPERECORDED for use of the
and so you are cordially invited to
a PRESENTATION ceremony which
takes place at the CHRISTIAN MUSI-
CAL CLASS on Monday the 25th
November, 1963, at ro a.m
This will last only about half an
hour. Thanks.
Yours faithfully,
(Sgnd.) L. M. CHRISTIAN.
Principal. C. M. C.

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On Wednesday






Children's (Factual Test) Corner
Dear Girls and Boys,-Last week was Book Week. It is
fitting that we should speak about books today. I was
happy to read in the papers that there are more childie:i
subscribers to the Free Library than grown ups. This is
a sign that you getting into the habit of reading. It i' also
a very good sign that the men and women of tomorrow
will be people who will be able to gather knowledge for
themselves from books.
There is a stock of a wide variety of books in the
children's section of the Free Library. It is important that
you are guided in the choice of books according to your
age and sex and tastes. Mrs. Riviere, the Librarian when
she was assistant, did a good job at that I am sure her assis/
tants are just as willing and intelligent to help you in your
choice of reading material.
If you start by reading books that are too difficult for
you, you might decide that books are difficult things to
S 1 :- ... ; J- L-- *.. -.. 1. .. ^ ..

understand ann give up me idea, out it youa are cu t sart A new organisation which '" 1 i.ansilU Office -
with easy and interesting material and then go on to more is t provide women lectures Gift To Schools
difficult ones then you'll realize that reading can be great on Commonwealth countries AT a ceremony at the Accordn to statutory provisions
on C commonwealthh countries AT a ceremony at tile According to statutory provisions
fun. O a' f k d J o t27th January i855 ordinance,
Later on you'll learn that there is a vast amount of an affairs or every ind of Dominica Grammar Schoo section 2.. ,relaingto cranageaent
knowledge to be found in books. ouw6mn's organisation in Bri, on Tuesday evening, Mr. of estates in abeyance, all parties
knowledge to befound in books. S you see you go on tain, held its inaugural meet, Makin, Britsh Council Re, conceded are acquainted 'wth the
from reading forfun when you start to reading for inning at the Commonwealh presentative from Trinidad, exece an eate supposed in
formation and knowledge. Institute in L oonn recently made a presentaon i abeyance beoning eto
Those of you who heard Mr. Maki of the. British institute in London recently made a presentation to the iss STEVENSON Eugni
r The new project' "Women schools of Dominica of two dressmaker
Council one recent evening had a treat. He gave you a e new project"Women schools of Dominica oftwodressmaker
history ofbnks from earliest times. The books presented Speakers for the Common sets of reference, books about having British nationality.
t the High Schols are not story books bu bo wealth has already recui born 25th of December 193 in
which you cag gather, or find,t or search for valuable ted oer 3 speaks frm Thecermon was attend Dominica (British West IJidis),
whichacountries in Asia, Africa and e H on h d daughLer of STEVENSON Hikie,
knowledge. Dictionaries, encyclopedias, Thesaurus s, te As n ed by His Honour the Ad, deceased in Cayenne, Fren
books of quotation et:.the Far East who have volun ministrator, and Hon. W, S. Guiana in her abode, the 27th
You had another treat again one Wednesday afternoon servcestevens accepted the gift on September 1963.
from .Mr. Mcfarlane. She is -a teacher who can inspire R'presentatives from over behalf of his Ministry. The Whoever would have a ,ighr to"
i 40 women s organisitions hs b k M in fty T this estate is asked to make it recog,
her pupils, not only to love reading, but also poetry. i 40 women s organizations reference books (nearly fifty his esat is asked tomke it re
heard the chairman of the nized and provred'to the Admin-s.
think she loves poetry more than prose. As she told you, r a ,in each set) will be lodged ,r a r:" -t
reading is. -,keyi. l-.Li go---,-ou.r- -ot-rca-d--- 5 a vi-ofl Conserva, in thI ~ ebraries o& the D.G.S. Avenue de Gualle-Civenne--
.and understand what you read, how can you understand and the Convent High French Guiana.
your mathematical problems, your geography, your Health tive Miister) say that in re School where they will be Miss STEVENSON creditors have
Scieei e. cent months interest in the ble for reference ll exhibit theiroofs ofdebt and
available for reference to,al to exh-bit their-
S, Commonwealth had been nebtors have to pay before the rst
SMrs. Riviere has your section of books well displayed, the schools. Representatives of Dc mb berethe3st
growing and there was an in' f he o f ivs oG Secember ,Nos.
so its very easy to see and get what you want.d te ws an of the students of D. G. S., G. 0 9, Nov. 233
When you have acquired a love for good reading, you creasing demand, particularly
will find comics foolish, and you will be ashamed to be among women, for accurate -
1 1 and up-to/date information
seen reading those trashy little novels. Girls, especially and up-todate information
teenagers are very fond of reading them. One can cnly aboutCommonwealth coun, Dominica Banana Growers Association
come to the conclusion that your reading standard is lowtries, their peoples and their
if when you leave school with a senior Cambridge Certifi/problems. SALE OF TRUCK
"One reason which has
cate these are the only books that interest you. r i has
cae these are the only books that interest o uo o brought us together today is APPLICATIONS are invited" for the sale of one `1 ton
Mrs. Mcfarlane gave you a list of authors of good 4
books. ar an g ou h th that we all believe in the idea Thames Trader Registration No. 1075
books that every boy and girl should have read in the course r h
of their school life. Now here's what you are going to do and purpose of the ommon- PURCHASE OF TRUCK
from now on. You shall start to read good bocks-(if you wealth. The Commonealth PURCHASE OF TRUCK
have not been doing so) That is the only way, you can do is a great institution, and I Tenders are invited for the purchase of one 5-ton .truck
something now, so that you will be fitted to do your bit do not want you to regard it with low axle ratio, heavy duty clutch, springs and shock
towards the progress of your island when you grow up with sentimentality, or dis, absorbers and extra cooling system.
into adults. miss it as a myth. Communications in sealed envelopes should be addressed-
Cherio till next week "i e must, today, regard to the General Manager to reach as early as possible.
Love from it as a living fore for peace
Auntie Fran. stability in a word which J. P. BRUNEY,
--Aune ran sadly n e e d s both these Ag. Genernl Manager.
QUESTIONS:- things", she said. (BIS) i4th November, 1963.

Ist. Prize: 81.25, MIac,
Arthur Douglas, Salisbury
Govt. School.
2nd. Prize: ,I.oo, Lowell
Green, S.M. A.
3rd. Prize: 750, Jennifer
Nicholas, St. Martin's School
500 consolation each to Arah
Davis, C. H. S. and M.
Cruikshank, S. M. A.
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Women Speakers

neutrologis:, he wa- able to dictate
his novel chapter for chapter. The
first novel written under hypnosis
turned our to be a great success
Whec: do the immense forces
come from that ;ar freed by hypnosis?
Is the hypnotist a great master who
frees them as he sees fit or does he
only lend a helping hand Why is
hypnosis not always successful. On,
ly every fifth persons responds to
hypnosis. Only every tenth person
can reliv. the past and even fewer
people can be operated on under
hypnosis without being anaesthesized.
Two specific conditions must be ful-
filled before hypnosis can be sticcss'
ful: the patient must be able to rAlx
and he must believe in the power of
hypnosis, (German Features)

S. M. A. and the Coni~t
were present, as were many
head/teachers. Miss Beswick,
headmistress of the Wesley
High School, was unable to
attend owing to previous
heavy commitments.
Mr. Makin made a speech
on the value -of books, and
Mr. Stevens.; thanked the
British Council appropri,



i cnuoCsitirg | Estates in Abeyance Guard-

Give the names of two books writer. by each
of the following authors.
(1) Sir Walter Scott-----------

(2) Robert Louis Stevenson---- -----

(3) Alexandre Dumas----------

(4) Mark Twain-- ----

CHOE L i-- --- -

The Secret Of
The case of author Heinrich Ger,
lach has kindled many heated dis,
cussions in West Germany en hyp,
nosis. Gerlach spent many years in
Russian imprisonment where he twice
wrote the manuscript to h is novel
"Stalingrad". Both times, his Rus,
sian guards took the manuscript
away from him. When he returned
to Germany, a nervous wreck, he was
not able to remember a word of his
novel. Hypnotized by a, Munich

Banana Shipment of 7th Nov. 1963:


Exports ist Jan. to Ist Nov., 1963
Total Exports to 7th Nov., 1963
Total Exports to 7th Nov., 1962
Increase 1963-.over 1962

2,299,307 .


______________________ Ij 1_

PACi3 Pfi~BE.




Women's Employ-
By M. L. Tandon

What is a woman when
she is completely emanci-
pated? Is there any logic in
the argument that emanci.
pated women must find their
way to gainful employment.
Should she compete with
man on footings of equality,
without f c ar or lavour.
Should her sex be a private
diftreiiation to b e dis-
regarded in public life.
Should she be considered the
"same as man" or as "diffe,
rent but equal": Should we
believe that women are
potentially as com p e t e n t
as men in every
walk cf life, so that their
failure to achieve the same
esteem and success is either
due to individual incompe-
tence or masculine obstruc,
tioni P,0 that tho ugh
women are equally compe,
tent, then competence lies n
different spheres and depends
on the employment of diffee
rett techniques? These
pertinen: questions cry out
4: -l fwnl dtnird cnngci

,.- - -
4eration. It can only be in
h1 *UiA h t fa. . ..t tes

mum utilisation ofmatpower
resources, economs:ss speak
as if productivity were the sole
aim of society. Economic
goals are dragged down into
the quicksands of economists'
own distorted view of social
life. The authorities con/
trolling the destinies of people
give little thought to the
essential conflict between the
economic goal of maximising
pro auction and the
preservation o f our basic
social institutions. Their at,
titude to tie problem seems
to be that of the coachman
of a two,.iorsed ca riage who
at the same time pulls tightly
at the reins of one hoeee and
urges the other to gallop. If
we want to go the whole hog
in pursuit of our desire to
make a maximum use of our
manpower resources we shall
have to throw our social in,
stitutions overboard.
It appears it will do im,
mense harm if we were to
continue to stick to the notion
of the suffragettes that sex is
only an unimportant p ri\vat
differentiation. Wo n. c n 's
strength and capacities are no
doubt comparable to those of
men but they are essentially
on diftetent levels and ;n
different snheres.

going to manage that? Are
we ready to submit to a
thoroughly controlled, regi,
mented economic order as
that of Russia? Are we zoing
to opt for community dining
halls or reconcile ourselves
with life in community hos,
*e's? Or, are w: firmly wedded
to the democratic ideal with
family in its compact sense
as one basic social unit:
Care Of Children
Further, a society that paid little
attention to women's fertility and
the long mothering that children

Employment RestriJtion3

questions :hat suitable policies A already pointed but,
could be framed by public familiar duties have always
authorities. imposed restrictions on em
Roughly speaking, one can ployment of women. The
say that everyone will be in progressive employment of
the labour force who is women clearly means tht
expected to be there, by the sacrifice, at least to some ex-
culture of his country or tent, of the major socially
group. In many cultures, approved women s career.
however, women are forbid marriage and mohethood
den to work outside the W a sanctity do we attack
home. Popular speech is 0 f traditional pattern of
full of such expression of home and family? Does their
sentiment as "A woman's preservation not out/weigi
places in the home." This the gbal of greater productive,
implies that woman is ex, ty? If both cannot go ahead
pected to remain at home and cheek by jowl, which of the
attend to household duties, two is to be sacrficed to pre,
Thus, one of the major serve the other Universal
sources of non/employment employment of adult women
of potential women workers in full-time industrial and
is to be found in the basic commercial jobs would have
institutional structure of our a disastrous effec uponthe
character of our family. Are
we going to accept it?
Home And Family We are so much obsessed
with the ideal of maximising
The occupational status of production that the time and
women has always b e e n effort of women at home is
closely associated with the regarded as waste. We have
home and family. Thus, to realise that even under the
there is a clear conflict be, narrow view of 'wastes' not
tween the socially approved all the time of women at
status of women as house, home is wasted. With tht
wives and mothers of children entirely different institutional
on the one hand, and their system there would remain a
status as more directly pro, great amount of domestic
ductive workers on the other. work now done largely by
In their zeal to secure maxi- housewives. H:w are we

need would find it dificul to Fer-
petuate itself. Only in pure theory
can one imagine a society where
infants would be raised in institu-
tions by professionals, leaving
mothers free to return, shortly after
delivery, to pursue their careers.
Even revolut o lary societies like those
of Pussi nand Israel have tried to
have such a system. But it did not
work and had to be abandoned.
Scientific discoveries about human
infancy and growth have firmly
established that the function of
motherhood is irreplaceable and
must vest in the mother and mother
(Cont. on page 1)

Folk Dancing Display
The Christian Brothers and the
young gentlemen of St. Mary's
Academy offered the hospitality of
their school grounds to the young
ladies of Wesley High School, who
put on a finely produced snow cf
folk dancing urder Mrs. Caidei-
ton's direcri ona 'Wednesday. The
last numbers, performed in fading
I ght (Monserrat heela'd-toe polka
and English lancer's) lit up the
grey pavement with multi-coloured
sk rts swirling. Spectators claimed
Academy St. Ge:ard's and the
Cathedral walls to watch the danc-

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(Cont. from page 10)
Even the return of mother back
to work after the child has attained
school age is likely to have adverse
effect on the quality of the human
race. Lack of parental care has al-
ways been responsible for delin-
quency among children. Judging
from the cases before juvenile
courts it can be siferred that delin-
queficy is the most usual result when
children are left to themselves be-
cause both the parents are away.
Bereft of benign, healthy, parental
influence it will be no wonder if
children grow up as abnormal,
lopsided human beings. Thus it
appears that if at all there is a pro-
blem, it is that of devising ways and
means of enabling the women to
use their leisure in a healthy, con,
structive manner, without sacrificing
any of our basic social institutions.
--From "Social Welfare", India

Answer To Last
Week's Factual Test
i. The "Aedes Aegypti" or
Stegomyia Mosquito carries both
dengue and yel'oav fever.
2, The Aedes Aegypti has white
bands across its legs and abdomen
and stands with a "hunched back".
3. To prevent this mosquito from
multiplying, never let water collect'
around the house in old tins, metor
tyres, or tr:e-trunks. Change the
water, ir iwer vases daily. Put
iusquioc-pytul ihicrlg uover waier
.iank&.and tleir outlets. Pour oil over
any stagnant pools of wated. These
are their breeding places.

Famous Cleric
The Rev. Philip Potter
and his wife Doreen are
revisiting Dominica for eight
'days. This cel e brate d
Methodist Minister, who was
Director of the Youth Dept.
of the World Council of
Churches (based in Geneva)
until 1961, is here specifically
to see his mother. The
Potters ar staying at the
Methodist Manse with Rev.
and Mrs. Roberts.
Rev. Potter, descendant of
the respected Dominican
family which gave its name
to "Pottersville", was ap-
pointed in 1961 to the staff
of the Methodist Missionary
Society as one of its General
Secretaries. His work (from
London headquarters, until
1967) includes responsibility
for West Africa and the
West Indies.
A radio interview with
Rev. Potter has already been
broadcast twice recently, and
the Minister will preach at
Methodist Church services
tomorrow (9 a.m. and .7.15

Unrequited, Love

Since I made an acquaintance I desired to make
The peace of my mind and my heart are at stake
For she treads not the path that I tread every day,
Of me she thinks not, as she goes on her way;
She remains uninformed of the words thit arise
To my lips -- one lone phrase that springs forth and
then dies.
Perhaps she has prayed to the Spirit above
To bring her allied to the one she may love;
Perhaps burning passions are lighting her soul?
More glowing and dazzling are they in my own!
Yet not long ago not a man would have thought,
That some airborne human to space would resort -
So nothing can quench sparks of hope in my soul.
One sweet day, I dare hope, I may call her my own!

Marcano Quits
"Undue Pressure"
In a goodbye interview
with Addison Colaire of the
Domin;ca Herald a n d
Emile Lancelot of the Domi,
inca Chronicle last week, Mr.
Joseph A. Marcano (until
recently Registrar of Domin,
ica) after a term as Magistrate
District G), declared that
"undue pressure by certain
sections of the community"
Shad caused him to leave the
island and accept another
appointm-nt elsewhere a s
Registrar a nd additional
Magistrate. ,Althou g h e
would be getting a ben -r
salary plus travelling allo,
wance, Mr. Marcano said
that he was not entirely happy
to quit Dominica, since he
had made several good friends
and liked his job here.
Relating details ot'his e.rly
career, Mr. Marcano said that
after leaving Lincoln's Inn he
worked with the London
County Council until he got
the job in Dominica his

first appointment in the West
Indies. He'was born in
Trinidad and attended St.
Mary's College there.
Mr. Marcano did no t
clarify from which quarter the
"undue pressure" came, but
said he expected certain con/
ditions would be better in his
new locale, St. Lucia.

Present of Books
from U.S.A.

This week the Pubic
Lt~rary in -- ose.i exri. im'c
a number of books presented
by the United States Infcim,
anion Ser\ice through their
office in Trinidad. The
books, a gifi from the people
of the U. S. A. to the peo,
ple of Dominica are of .11
kinds, ficticn, reference and
children's b ook s. The
Minister of Labour and
Social Services stated thar the
"future disposal of these
books . . will he an/
nounced later" according to
a Government release.


j to be held in the imray schoolroom
Sand ground on Thursday December
S5th, opening 3.30 p.m.
Teas and Buffet Supper
S Admission by ticket. Ad6ilts 250; Children 100
S Nov. 23, 30
* .. "


The Small Car you have been waiting
for, will be here at month end.
SCome in, see and try out


SNov. 23, 3O

She Got The M.B.E.


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Mrs. N'Jie from the GAMBIA (left) shows her insignia to her sister-
inlaw outside Buckinghbm Palace. She is Gambia's Director of Red

FRSHI as a breeze
with the fragrance oi
Limacol, your favour-
ite toilet lotion.

COOL and soothing to your
skin. Protects against pers-
yiration. Gives you confi-
dence on the hottest day.
FINE as face powder. Clings
lovingly. Lightens the tone
of the skin. A member of
the famous Limacol family.





3.30 P.M.
Nov. 23
Ill ,. I -- ,

I 1 1111 IIII I




By Eddie Robinson
Pcpham GCp Footbail Tour
Football fns were disappointed
whln it was ,nunouncrd on Monday
tha~ Crenada and St, Vincent were
ur.abl to send teams to participate
In th: PoLitam Cup Touinament
w\clih was due to commence tomor,
row. Domiica were unable to take
pare :. last year's Tournament when
Grenada were hosts, but we tinfrmed
hem .it least one month in advance
To accept an invitation and then
turn it down s:i days before the
scheduled start is typical of West
Indians. Could you imagine an
English football team doing that sort
ofthing. I know what happened!
It happens here. The invitation was
accepted, 'I l.1y knew that they had
no money, but nobody made a move
to ra'se funds until the lasi minute.
This talk about a postponement till
January is a big joke. I say thit
Popham Cuo Tournamt.t.ts are dead,
and that Windward Islands Good-
will Cricket Tournaments are criti-
cally ili".
Island XI Humiliates Rest
Before thii disappointing news,
the recently selected Dominica team
were allowed to do as they pleased
by a team comprised of four of the
selected sixtzen, and seven disappoin-
ted players who did not gain selection.
This game was supposed to be jusE
shooting practice for it. Apy one of
the second, division eams in the
league. would have showed more
Tfigh,. Circ. Joh, rovd thfat he l li
punch and accuiacyg i both feet
.nd.got a hat-trick of goals. A fine
sportsman is Clem. Pity is that he
has to remain in Dom'nca and dis,'
appear into oblivion in a few years.
Oh! I almost forgot; the score was: -
Dominica xI 7, The Rest o.
Eddie's Treble Chance
Chelsea vs Bolton
Notts For. vs West Brom.
Wolves vs Everton
Bury vs Newcastle
Northamipton vs Middlesborough
Portsmou'h vs Preston
Scunthorpe vs Grimbsy
Swindon vs Derby
Barnsley vs Crystal. P.
Bristol. R. vs Mansfield
Peterborough vs Shrewsbury
Wrexham vs Luton
Hartlepools vs Bradford
Falkirk vs Partick
Hibernian vs Aberdeen
St. Johnstone vs St. Mirren

British Paints
Free Radio
Competitions M
The winner of the 3 band 8- (
transistor Home Radio is Christine
Edgar, of Roseau, and the
seller's prize of a 2 band 8-tran- a
sister Portable Radio goes to Portia
Bruney of J. W. Edwards & Com-
pany (Hardware) Roseau.
The winners will receive their
prizes from Mr. Fingal, the represent,
tative for Singer Sewing Machine
Company in Roseau. '

Fort Young Hotel


(, out fiom page 1)
Government Holds Shares TUB
The site was valued in
accordance with the provi,
siors of the Crown Lzrds
law at $46,600. Both by
way of an incentive and to
maintain interest in this pro/
ject, Go-ernmerit 'ave decid Very a
ed, to issue a Crown Grant S.P. M
of the site in lieu of payment a
in cash r.o the Company in Corn
exchange for 466 redeemable King
cumulative 5%/ preferential
shares, for which tie necessary July 27-
certifcates have been issued.
The only condition stipulated J. ASTAI
by Government and accepted Whole
by the Company was that
certa in evocative historical Dry Clove
features of the old military Not. 2--D,
building should be preserved.
The contract for the construc-
tion' of the hotel went to the Commissi
lowest bidders, Messrs. Smith App
& Lord, at approximately Nov. 5.
$240,003 and work began, on N
the iith November: the
hotel is expected tc be cornm
plted within one year. The HoUS
architects are Colin Laird Contact:-
and John Gillespie cf Trini,
dad. 1
The share subscription lists Nov. 23-
are still open to the public.

The Roseau Town Coun, SPEC
cil held their budget session LIIP
on Wednesday in the Starting
cramped council offices below December 1
the G. P.O. Absentees the price (
were the Director of Works from 95eo
and the S.'M. O., Col. Fos, J. ASTAP
ter (in Jamaica for Nv. 23-D
a conference). The largest
item in the expenditure "SJL
column was $43,200 for We hay
Sanitation, followed by $23, assrtmen
020 for Street Maintenance Goods at
Adiis J Goods at vd
and $14,604 for Adminis/ P.H. WII
tration. A capital expendi- Corner Gr
tuie item of $8000ooo s Malboroug
included for the purchase Nov.;3-
of a new garbage dumper
but the total amount of $131,
394 does not include the
$35,oo0 grant hoped for
from Government for the
construction of a pavilion T I
and public assembly hall in
Windsor Park. This money TENDE
(part of a development loan the purch
for which servicing charges Livestock
will be necessary) has not yet lculars
been released to the Town follows:;-
C o u n c i 1 by Government. MAKE
Revenue and Expenditure HORSE Pov
ire shown as balanced. MODEL
Car No. 94 Tenders
Wolseley 15,60 in sealed e:
Phone 131 -2 rings ed "Tenc

Nov. 23

chase of V

red Advt.
750 x 20
700 x 20
750 x 16
650 x 16
600 x 16
640 x 13
attractive prices
t CO. LTD.
er Queen Mary &
Geo. V Street
---- ---
sale Department
s at $1.00 Per th,
ec. 7
--a- --
on A'gen c y Salesman
ly in Writing to -
23, Dec. 7.
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;ehold Furriture

12 Gt. George Street
Dec. 7

from 15th November to
5th, we are reducing
of washing and drying
er batch to 60o only.
)ec. 14.
- t
'e now received an
t of Your Christmas
ery attractive prices
eat George & Great
h Streets.
Dec. 7.

RS are invited for
ase of the Central
Van No.707 par-
of which are as

:300 E
: 10 E 366509
HASE: 1955
Which should be
envelopes and mark-
Iers for the Pur,
ran No.707 should


be addressed? (z4th December, 1063.
The Chairman, The Van may be inspect,
The Tenders Board, ed at any time between th'
Ministry of Finance, hours of 9.00 a.m. and 4
Roseau. p.m. at the Central Live/
and should reach the Miris stock Farm. '
try of Finance not later than G.O, r2o, Nov. :3-30
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In the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands


Manager, Barclays Bank D.C.O







TO BE SOLD PURSUANT to an Order made
by The Honourable Mr. Justice E. L. St. Berrard on the
27th day of June, 1963, in the Colony of Dominica in
Suit No. 22 of 1962, between Stephen Cadman Smih
Manager Barclays Bank D. C. O. and Dennis Prevcst
Upon the Application of the above-named Plaintiff for the
sale of the Defendant's land under Section 4 of the Judg,
rents Act at Public Auction by the Provost Marshal of
Dominica at the Court House, at 3.00 p.m. on Monday
the 9th day of December, 1963.

A Portion of land situate a. Wesley in the Parish :o.
St. Andrew in the Colony of Dominica containing I.22
acres and bounded as follows:-On the North by Rolance
Marie, Greihel Doods, On the South by Demmy Bonnet,
Gabriel Lesley, On tie East by Eden Estate, On the
West by a Ravine and Eden Estate. Registered Vol Ei
folio 24.
Particulars and conditions of sale may be obtained
from Miss Varya Dupigny of Chambers, New Street,
Roseau, Dominica, the Solicitor having the carriage of the
sale and at the place of sale.
Dated the i5th day of November, 1963.
SRegistrar and Provost Marshal.

Nov. 23, 3o, Dec. 2.









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