Dominica herald
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Title: Dominica herald
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 42 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Allfrey, P. Shand ( Phyllis Shand )
Allfrey, P. Shand ( Phyllis Shand )
Publisher: Dominica Herald
Place of Publication: Roseau, Dominica
Roseau, Dominica
Publication Date: February 8, 1964
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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NE\V YORK 21, N. .

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The Finest Pe~ple -A ,.-. .
(For the General Welfare or the People of Dominica, the further d"ancement of the West Indies and th

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he Caribbean Area as a whole)



Order-in-Council Sets Sombre Note
THE Carnival Season opened on a somewhat sombre note
this week with the publication of an OrderinCouncil
under the Peace Preservation Act of 1895. It was this act
which in 1895 provoked a riot at the attempt to curb the
.excesses of Carnival and the police were overpowered !

This year's order wisely
forbids "sensay type cos,
tures" (which means those
n.ade of scraps of cloth,
banana trash, crocus bags or
rope) to prevent a repetition
of last year's tragedy and the
sad happenings occurring
during several previous mas,
querades. Fireworks and
bombs ate also banned, as
are weapons including sticks,
stones and bottles. Masks
are permitted on both days
between the hours of 8.00
a.m. and 6.00 p.m., but offi,
cers. of the Police or Army
canicaif upon -mar-ked per,
sons behaving in a disorderly
or suspicious manner to un,
The first Carnival Enter,
tainment (sponsored by the
Jaycees) was opened on
Wednesday night by His
Honour the Acting Admin,
istrator Mr. Hugh Burrowes,
who complimented the Jay,
cees on their efforts under
difficulty to produce suitable
entertainment. The coam
petition at the Carib Cinema
was for Bel Aire dancing;
three country groups com,
peted and the prize went to
La Plaine, with P o i n te
Mi c h e 1 the runnersup;
Grandbay came in third.
Mrs. Caudeiron's D a n c e
Group and Sybil Joseph's
Group from Grandbay gave
exhibitions afterwards.
The "Idol" Is Calypso King
On Thursday night Her,
man "The Spark" James lost
his Calypso Titld to Urick
"Idol" Jackson who became
Calypso King 1964 with a
calypso on the Death of
Kennedy and another on last
year's Carnival Fire Deaths,
"Tell me who Catch the
Fire, Ena". "Lord Ob/
server" (Ashton John) was.
runnerup with his "The
Eleven Sisters" (local flirts)
and another calypso on Ken,

nedy's Death. Herman
James and Joseph Louis
(Lord Explorer) shared third
place. "The Spark" con,
centrated on politics with
"Bring b a c k Mr. B.. for
Democracy" a n d "Dr.
Cheddi Jagan".
Only three steelbands re,
gistered, Sisco, Whitchurch's
Symphonettes and the South Stars.
Whitchurch's won th, title with
'Southern Roses' and'Bright Moon'
but the South Stars surprised
everyone with heir melodi,
ous skill ("Till" and "Drink
Again") and -seem possite
tide winners for another year.
Carnival Queen Show
The big stage event of the
season is the Carnival Queen
show which unfortunately
comes off after we have gone
to press. On Friday night
seven beauties paraded before
the judges at the Carib
Cinema. They were Lu,
cienne Caudeiron (Fruit
Juice Cordial), Lyn Robin
(Miss North Eastern District,
sponsored by the Melville
Hall Jaycees), G I e n d a
L aroc q u e (Maidenform),
Patricia Monelle (Johnnie
Walker), S us an Laurier
(Building & Insurance),
Allison Trotter (Ford
Motors) and Ursula Powell
(Cocktail Rum and Picnic
Supplies). Though t he
evening dresses were entirely
local productions, much of
the fancy dress costume
material and accessories were
ordered from Trinidad.
Following the shows on
Thursday and Friday nights
at the Carib, there Were
successful dances at the DGS
old premises. The big Jay/
cee Dance takes place at the
same venue on Carnival
Monday night. The Union
,Club Dance takes.-place
tonight (Samedi Gras).
Cont, on page 12


START IImportant Conference Of Labour
nDant t O ne

C.L.R. James
New Book
We print belo v parts of a B.B.C.
talk by C.L.R. James on ''The Rise
of West Indian democracy" by F.A.
IAE of the West Indies are growth
ing up, a bit slowly but steadily.
Here is one proof. A splendid
piece of historical biography, the
life of,a great "Vest Indian, written
by a West Indian, and published.in
the West Indies.
This book not only tells West
Indians and the rest of the English,
speaking world the political history
of the last forty crowded years. It
rights a great wrong, It tells us
what Sir Grantley Adams was before
ever he became Prime M.nister of
the ill-fated West Indian Federation.,
Sir Grantley is one of the few
West Indians who neglected-what
could obviously "- been a bril-
liant and Incr rr at the Bar,.
to plunge himself into rlcal politics.
He laid the foundation of mo-
dern democracy in Barbados, fight,
ing and losing and winning elections,
founding and leading the Barbados
Labour Party and the Barbados
Trade Union movement, travelling
to Britain to place the case of the
people of Barbados before an indiff-
erent Colonial Office, establishing
contacts with the Fabian Society
and sympathetic members of.Parlia-
ment, heading rhe first really self-
governing ministry of Barbados,
working ceastlessly with Cypriani,
Marryshow, Manley and others to
establish the Caribbean Labour
Congress, with federation and self-
government as the goal.
It is proper that West Indians
and the wold should know that,
long before the' Federation began,
Sir Grantley had done as much as
any other West Indian for the
advance of democracy in the West
A West Indian writing and a
West Indian publication of a book
like this dispels doubts and substi-
tutes hope.

Undersea Tunnel
To France
Britain and Fran-e are to build
a rail tunnel under the English
Channel capable of conveying
4,000 vehicles in each direction at
once. The British Minister of
Transport said that both Govern,
ments thought the idea was now
technically possible, but it would be
a considerable time before a start
could be made, and the tunnel
would take six years to complete.
It would operate from Folkstone to

ALL PERSONS interested in matters of labour and employ,
ment, including trade unionists and,, the labouringg
nMn and woman as well as the underemployed .in our
midst, are interested in the convergence in this island of
Labour Commissioners and Officers,from fifteen- .counries
and territories. The pre.;ence of a top/ranking 'Labour
authority from Great Britain, taied t a :; nt
Miss Sheila Ogilvie, O. B. tained t a Government
E. (Assistant Labour Ad House recepionon Fiay
viser to thc U. K. Depart/ evening. "-:
ment of Technical Co/opera, Heavy -Agenda
tion, to which she was trans, Chairman of the first
ferred from the Colonial morning session was- Mr. C.
Office) gives satisfaction to Brunev, and Hon. W; .;':4
all, part cularly to the women Stevens addressed the.opemirg-:
of this island, who like to see session ,in the. afteriooadi
a woman doing a big job Among he.items onr ;i
well. agenda which are .of particulc
lar interest to: .Dortma.iqs.
Opening Postponed are"-Canadiaia woik op'por';
tunities, U. S. farm labour
The opening session at the anu employment problems ofu
Court House was postponed women and youh.
from ir Pi. 'yesterday rn
S yesterday he conference wil con/
3.30 p.m., to allow for the tinue until February 1wth;
arrival ofseveral late delegates. Mr. Claude Bruney, Domr
Those who had arrived by inica's Labour Officer, superi-
midday on Friday included vised its organisation. Many.
Mr. Ralph O'Neal of the excursions and social events
British Virgin Islands, Mr. have been planned for th'e
Taharally of B. G., Mr. Leo visitors, who will also enjoy:
Ramchan of Trinidad, Mr.ur carnival.
or ut carnival. t

oadfrey James o0 bt. Lucia,
Mr. Vivian Young of St.
Vincent and Miss Ogilvie.By
the midday flight on February
7 came Mr. Martin Pounder
(Bahamas one time British
TUC adviser), Mr. Pedro
Welsh of Barbados and Mr.
Calvin Royer of Antigua.
The delegates were enter,

The Labour Party of St.
Lucia recently protested at
an article in the Barbados Ad-
vocate entitled "Free Banana
From Politics", disclaiming
any interference in the ban-
ana industry.

Second Prizewinner Short Story by Peter Bellot --page 5.


Tenders are invited in writing for
the purchase of thefollowing vehicles:
Land Rover 1182
Austin Pick-up 1089
The vehicles will normally be avai-
lable for inspection at C.D.C. Good-
will, or by arrangement with'the Man-'.
ager, at our Roseau office.
Tenders will be treated as confi-
' dential, and Dominica Electricity Ser-
vices are not bound to sell to the high-
est bidder.
Feb. 8 Manager.
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pCtP&9a Uspins.


People's Post
Correspondents are asked ct submit their f[ll names and adidressess as
a guarantee of good faith. bu not necessarily for publication. Letters should
be short as possible. Controversial political lette.-s will not be pub-
lished anonymously. Views expressed in People's Post do not necessarily
reflect the policy of the Ed;to, or the Proprietor.

The Task Of
Young Workers
Certainly, the youth of Dominica
today are the leaders of tomorrow.
What basic training they receive in
this delicate stage of their lives will
greatly determine their usefullness to
the society they will be called upon
to serve. It is therefore of para-
mount importance to make the best
use of youth by moulding their
character and giving the necessary
sound and adequate training when
they are still young. A stitch in
time saves nine.

Carnival Plea
Dear Madam,
Please permit me space
in your HERALD at this time of the
year to ask a few questions to my
country people.
As 1964 carnival season is fast
approaching for Dominicans, I
wculd be glad, if we would only
forget that hatred, taat of extreme
dislike, that active ill-will towards
our fellow men. I
(1) Are you deciding to conduct
yourselves well this year, and not
allow Satan to take your soul?
(2) Thoseof you who are preparing
for masquerade, will you do un,
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University Of, W, I

Bahamas Joins U. W. I.
UST received in the HERALD office
is the "Calendar' ot the Uni-
v:rsity of the West Indies-35o pag-
es of invaluable iinfrmation. Like
all such Year Books, it is not able to
be completely up-to-date and one of
its omissions in the Foreword is the
lack of menron of the Faculty of
Arts and Sciences College n Barba-
dos, which las. term opened its doors
on the Trade Fair Grounds near
Bridgttown; however, even members
of the faculty are listed on p. 93 and
advertising Jor filling other posts is
taKing place at this moment.
Another piece of news appeared
on January 19, well after pubhica-
tion, was that newly self-governing
Bahamas have requested affiliation
with U.W.I. and tmis h.s been apn

rat and St,. Vincent.
Most important features of the
Calendar are the General Informa-
tion, Entrance Requirements, Regu-
lations and Syllabi for the various
Degree and Diploma Courses which
rake up two-thirds of the book.
Names of Graduates are printed at
the back.
Secondary School students consi-
dering a University career would do

The Archbishop of Canterbury
declared this week to a gathering o
Anglican clergy that sweeping chan-
geswere taking p'aee in the Chrr:h.
He was in favour of a greater mobi-
lity among the priesthood, and
stressed the need for dedication,
discipline and sacrifice.

well to study this book carefully and materials are scratched up
the HERALD copy will always be out of nowhere; everyone
available in the office to interested from grnd an rnne
persons. fro grandad and grannie
to teen,.agers joins in, and
Learn While You letter games are played which
Laugh turn literacy studies into real
fu What pride when an
At Soufriere aged lady writes her first letter
to a grandchild in Britain!
Soufriere's village inm Or when a bright young
pcovemerit committee's classes person "scoops the pool" by
in reading, writing a n d sightreading so quickly that
Sr .ht l-\ :--_-I. nobody else has chance!

In this interim between backward to others asyou would Ke them -...---..--.. --cientally) citizens
aIn this interim betawn backward do unto youi proved, mn tact, "the Unwivrsty has nclaenta to en Instigated by the U. W. I.
ion, Doii reqre aied an 3) Do you realize, that it is only agreed to ccpt at greatly ruedu making ar ajoy to attend. Instigated by the U. I.
omqualid pron in every field aof wheDn we put on the Armour of fees all students who quality for en- There you find voluntary ExtraMvral D e p t. (Dr.
qualified pheronn in every fields Christ, and fight against prn m tty"-in the words o the Bahamas group leaders teaching for Mueller), t h is successful
life; whether in science, business cip ies and powers, we can Minister of Education, Mr. Godirey p 1 e a s u r e and out of example ofcemmunity team
administration, government, trade reach the goal e Kdelly. patriotism work was recently vised by
union or politics, the need for train- ea e a il a included in the Foreword is the s roessor lein o a
i -nugn. oai, I iwea tTt made at the Common Thehall has been rend- Protessor Fleming of Canada
al and technical racing aren't. require happy Domiica, we must cut out statement made at the Common e ail een r no e of Cnd
nd orechcal an are reqs hatred, jealousy and covetuousness. Services Conference last July that vated and painted by comr and by the Editor of the
ipd fore south and work the san Be kindly affectioned one to ano, Bnritsh Guiana will no longer con, munity effort; w o r k i n g HERALD.
improve society and raise gone by the with brotherly love; in honour ibute to the U.W.I. -
.d hao be n to waste due to preferring one another; Rno. 12:o Although the U.W.I. still main- ..
i.atr g ble n Idn t to ase eto PFellow Dominicans! Remember tains its cl-se association with Lon- ..
6r lit.ce adb short-s.it d porset the liberty which we now have un, don Unversty, it s n o w, of PUMPKINS REQUIRED
o f ue boh paot eand p"rede drde mocra,ic Government, who- course, a degree-granting university P U R UIR
SufRbient use has not been made o r its own ngNht. P 'n or
thhads o emfunem- their it be Labour, P.N.M.,.D.U,p.p in its own right.,.
loymh and so the problem of unm or what; and aveall we have a e wou d like to r m ind our
loymnt hs pd s ew aty. The STAk, b planet Council eeti 'l S Month
for ifbnrpcaps.t ana"Is iiow a- --,- -- --\ f^WI^ +rP^:^ In-- ^ .-
deterrent to the social and economic h can only be moved by its On February 19 the an nua 1
a Dot ica ewhichcn'only be moved by its
advancement of Dominica, The C actor meeting of the Council will com- rn Ce Ore in the m ar
serious unemployment problem can- Are c oin to allow bsh mence,at which Hon. W, Stevens .
not be solved overnight, lawyers to s w a y yo u, and say Wll represent Domunca, in company o I r nUlllpklln
The problem of unemployment "Crown Colonist"? wih the other government nohina
is coupled with tha, of youth train, Will you have men of that gross ted members, Ministers Sangster Pice -- 5 cent per I b
ing, In order to avoid wase of standard of immorality, men who (Jamaica), Nune ( ish Guiana),
talent and manpower of present and simply decide to go philandering Bradshaw (St. Ktts). Pierre (Trim P rry W. Bellot & Co. Ltd.
future generations, remedies must because they earn a big salary to dad), La k e (Antigua), Tudor Produe Det.
be found swiftly for this twc.fold represent you? "I say no", we should rn bados) and others f r o the r Churc h Street
problem and the responsibility can, think right. Virn Island, British Honduras and Church Sreet.
not be that of Government alone. 0 God of love, O king of peace. Grenada: appontm:nts have no. yet I Dec. 14- F.b. 8
The Trade Unions are duty-bound iake wars throughout the world to been made for St. Lucia, Montser '
to assist in removing these short- cease; The wrath of sinful man ----
comings from our society. restrain: Give peace, O Ged, give Police see "French Gendarmerie" Stand In London
In a context of beating down peace again.
mass illiteracy, unemployment, child Yours respectfully,
delinauencv, of improving health CITIZEN, Northern District. r. ; .

conditohs and above all of giving
the.rising generation a better oppor-
tunity for its talents, we recommend
the cooperation and active partici-
pation of the Trade Union. Youth
movements should be expanded to
take in leadership training courses
and vocational and technical train
ing, directed towards productive
employment. For workers already
employed, there should be educa-
tional training to improve workers'
skills and raise productivity so as to
increase their earning power.
Girls and women should be given
equal opportunities to compete and
march abreast with men in all
activities. They should also receive
professional and technical training
apart from specialised Domestic
S.-ience education.
In the task of building Dominica
the youth have indispensable roles
of rsponsibiliy to shoulder. This
they can efficiently cope with only
if given the requisite training. It is
ft.i. J6sEPH Gent Sec. Dominica
TrI Union

Encourage The
Dear Madam,
I agree with Humanitarian,
those charming peoples the Caribs
are the descendants of a heroic race,
and should, therefore, be given
most considerate and widely-spread
sympathetic treatment in their desire
for thirst of learning, and happiness!
also to assist and to take part in the
political as well the public affairs
of their homeland.
Yours Truly,
NON/CARIB, Roseau.

American women and children
were evacuated in large numbers
from Cyprus this week, following
a bombing outrage at the U. S.
Embassy and the bu r n i n g of
several American cars,
550,ooo American citizens are
booked to visit. London this year.

From left, Inspector Browne, Trinidad; Inspector Watkins,. Bahamnas; Sus..,
intcndent Moore of Hendon Police Training School' abad Tis.corsp cJr. ua
Kong Leng of Brunei visit an international exhibition in London.-BIS

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T h e Portsmouth of education an'd I ask teach,
ers to remember that the suoc
Government cess of Dominica lies with
School them. Here I may digress
to say: surely, if teaching was
thankless in Mr. Simon's
By N. E. B. Watty J. P. thankls i Mr. Sinon's
By N. E B Watty time and in my time, it is not
(l) thankless now; for in Her
In our last issue Mr. Watty Majesty the Queen's New
told how Headmaster Simon Years Honours list is the
asked him many years ago, name of a lady at Marigot
"what could induce you to whom I made a teacher in
become a teacher-It is the 1924 when I was Head
most thankless job in the Teacher of that village. She
world!"--He continues:-- las given 31 years good ser,
I cannot remember what "'ice has been award the
my reply (if any) was. But M. B. E.
my years of service up to my If in the times of which I
retirement taught me that write someone had asked by
teaching was thankless only what name I would like the
where the Government was Portsmouth school called, I
concerned, for I was always would have sai d "Lord
reckoned up wherever I Moyne's School". Fo r,
taught. Though our cm, w h e n Governor Grimble
munity may not be said to be said Development and Wel/
literate, they know when a fare programme for Educa,
teacher is "delivering the tion at Portsmouth is a new
goods." The stage here is school, my thought went
in point, the Acting Educa, back to the Rcyal Commis,
tion Officer there is a gentle, sion led by Lord Moyne
man I had trained for his (I938-1939).
life work; the Inspector of When in 1938 that.Comr
Schools there is a gentleman mission notified Portsmouth
I had trained for his work, of its intention to have a sit,
and the gentleman here whom ting at Portsmouth, Mr.
the Governeint has thought Hugh Burrowes then District
most capable to be in charge Officer told me that he was
whom I had trained. But school was in such dilapida,
my pension is lowest in the ted condition, he should get
list of teachers' pensions. another place in which to
I am pleased to note, receive the Commission, and
however, that Government he wanted to have my views.
has begun to realise the value' Cont. on page o1


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The "Dynacraft" a water/jet propelled baby Hovercraft.


An Appreciation
Among the passengers who left the Island Saturday
Jan. 25 for the United States was Sister Mary Constantin- I
Setter known as Night Sister.


St. Lucia's Police
Chief On
Road Manners




Until her departure for New York where she will DOLICE Chief Frederick IN the Matter of th
continue her nursing work, Sister Conscantin performed the P Cannon is most cont I closure of Mortg
duties of Night Superintendent at the Princess Margaret cerned for the safety of the D.C.O. over 1800 s
Hospital for the past six years in a most commendable public using the roadways of the Parish of St. G
manner. During this period she endeared herself to Nurses St. Lucia. Dominica the proper
and patients and all those who came in contact with her. The following points, if Janet Serrant.
It is well known that night duty is onerous and exacting observed by drivers, said Mr.
and few there are who accept it with alacrity, yet it was a Cannon, would make the To be s ol d pursuant to
pleasure to watch Night Sistrr on her many rounds of the roads safer for everyone: durable Mr. Justice E. L. S
Hospital wards. Her pleasing personality, friendly smile Keep to the left of the July, 1963, in the Colony o
and sympathetic manner have helped in no small way roads at all times. RegistratiUn Act Notice to Pa
tobring comfort to patients and her rich contribution to Do not overtake on on the 3rd day of December
the nursing service has deserved the thanks and admiration corners. D.C.O. at Public Auction by
of all who have in many ways been so happily associated Do not cut your corners at the Court House, Roseau,
with her. Many -are the times when she has been on her oa the wrong side of the 20th day of February, 1964
feet from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. without a moment's rest because road. All that portion of land kno
of her great responsibility and devotion to duty. Do not drive at excessive will Parish of St. George
We desire to pay tribute to the high standard of speeds but adhere to the bounded as follows:- On
efficiency of service to the Hospital and patients which she speed limits. East by Road C 25. On the
has given in full measure over these years, Do not drive when you by Lot S 330 the property I
We cannot thank you as we would have been drinking, for
For all you've done for us a motor vehicle in the Particulars and conditi
We cannot find the words we should hands of a dangerous or Clifton Alexander Herriot Di
To tell you fittingly. careless driver is more .Roseau, Dominica, the Solic
lethal than a firearm. sale and at the place of sal
Your kindliness has meant so much Do' not overload your Dated the 21st day
That only One we know vehicles with goods or
Can e'er repay a service such people. (Sgd) JOS
As this one here below. Check vehicles daily to
Terebe toHim we delensure that brakes, tyres, Regist
Therefore to Him w delegate steering, lights, horn and Jan. 25 Feb. 8 1
Whatwe cannot express windscreen iers are in'
--- o--r-i----- -good condition.
For all your kindliness. Give goo hand signals
EXPATIENTS Give good hand signals
to indicate what you are
--* ----"1- about to do. o /
My Adventures voice going ha-ha-ha which went Do not cause an obstruct, Howd YOU
MJ Adventtes on and on. I rushed to close the tion on t h e roadways; Yf( ff WOdle
got under my mosquito net, and park
mals In Africa (I) put the blanket over my head. and well off the centre of hiineP
By E. Koeune 1he earpiercing noise stopped al- the road.
most as quickly as it had begun. Do not double park to
During the thirty odd yearsI had no dea what ad caused it, carry on a conversation
have spent in Africa, I have had I was so new to frica and i thereby causing an ob,
few adventures with wild animals. fr ght in struction. R e m e m- ,
Although in Northern Rhodesia I you that I did not open my door structon. R e m e m-
used travel inspecting R hools again that night! The next morn- ber that o t h e r persons ,. :
ualost e trvely biy night becsc e oo I reproached the local teacher have just as much right to '"
almost entirely by night because it forrescue me se the road as you. ,
was so hot in the daytime, I seldom romthis frightening anial e use te roa as you.
saw game of any kind. I used to said wth a great srn; y tt Do not drive with one
hear lions roaring 'and wild dogs said with a great scorn; "Why that
hear ions roaring and wild dogswas only a laughing hyena, he hand on the wheel and
barking, but I never saw these ani would never attack you!" the other supporting the
mals. Yet there are one or two roof of the vehicle,
adventures which I have never for, roof of the vehiIe.
gotten. OBITUARY Always be on the alert and
When I was a very young keep your eyes on the road,
missionary in Tanganyika, I had to Charle S. Jolly glancing regularly in your rear
go out occasionally to inspect Mr. Charles S. Jolly died peace, view mirror.
schools. In those early days, about fully at the Princess Margaret Hospi- Remember that the life you
1926, the mission schools were tal on January 27, aged 94, after a save may be your own.
built outside the village compounds, brief illness. Mr. Cannon also had some words
which because of the frequent raids A planter at Shawford for ove' of advice to pass on to pedestrians.
by the fierce Masai warriors, were twenty years, Mr. Jolly had retired He advises them that they should
surrounded by thick thorn bush and was living in Roseau for the last walk on the side of the r o a d and
barricades. The schools were poor 31 years. The funeral service took look in both directions for oncoming
mud and wattle buildings, and I place the next day at the Cathedral. traffic.
had to put up my camp bed and He leaves to mourn his loss a The Chief of Plice warns against
sleep in them, for there was no daughter Enid, sisters Olive and parents permitting little children to s. 10 6
other accommodation provided. Daisy (now in the U.S.), Mrs. M. play by themselves at the side of the
On this occasion my porter had A. John (in Bermuda) and a son road.
left me, as he had to sleep in the Olga Jolly, residing in the U.S. He said that a little child must KlW
village stockade. Knowing it was always be looked after for they may I N
not a lion country, I had left my CARD OF THANKS suddenly dash across the road in front SHIN
door open at about sunset time. It d Jy & of an oncoming vehicle resulting in As
was very quiet outside the village. Enid Jolly & Relatives, rant to a fatal accident. Age
when suddenly just as it was getting an te Doctors and ron and te Childrenand even young men
dark, I heard a terrible high pitched Nurses o Princess Margaret Hosptal should desist from playing football
and all frid wsouldaa ist tfam daayi football
voice outside, screaming a the top d all friend wosent cards and el and cricket in the middle of the road A T
of what seemed to be a humilali d. way. .. -St. Lucia Herald ADV E ISE I

e Application for Fore-
;age by Barclays Bank
quare feet of I a n d in
eorge in the Colony of
erty of Karl Hector and

an Order made by The Hon-
, Bernard on the 15th day of
f Dominica under the Title by
ay Off having been filed and served
,1962, on behalf of Barclays Bank
the Provost Marshal of Dominica
, at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday the
iwn as Lot S 321 situate at Good-
containing 1800 square feet and
i the Ncrth by lot S 320, On the
South by Lqt S 322, On the West
of Karl Hector and Janet Serrant.
ions of sale may be obtained from
upigny of Chambers, New Street,
itor having the carriage of the
y of January, 1964.
rar and Provost Marshal

t: Dominica Dispensary Co. Ltd. Roseau.



The Prisoner -- The Priest and the
by Peter A. Bellot
"So you see", said the priest, you have only two more
Funny how time didn't seem alive to him now.
There was a time when every second required carefull plann,
ing. Now only the dead drifting of a world. Glimpses of
the past wiped out the words of the priest.
(Elaine! Oh Eline! O God! Why, Why, Why?)
He shook violently. In front of him the priest continued
to speak:
"Two more days, my son. Two more days to make
your peace with God ..."
The priest sooke smoothly, like a valley breeze moan-
ing through the forest trees.

Phto-Q.a. Cnron.
"What is this world, my boy, but misery and..sorrowsi
This. LTThis life is just a test! But- heaven, .-niy son,-
heaven! Redemption is never too far away. You must
repent now. You must repent arid confess.: Remember
there are only two more days for you on this earth .."
Two more days!
But they took two days to catch him. All those dogs
land police and guns! Two whole days to catch a weak,
hungry man . Oh! Ohl Oh! Go away!
(Swaying slightly, he stood on the narrow wooden
steps that distinguished all the small houses in Queen's Lane
and pushed open some shutters above the door. She
appeared suddenly.
"Hello Jonas," she said cautiously, "It making two
days now I don' see you".
The filthy nigga, only money she ever thought of.
"Stop talking damn nonsense, move fast!" His heavy,
black face was seared by a scraggy beard. His eyes were
dull, hard ivory. The heat from the sun caused greasy
sweat to form between his kinky hair-hair and roll down
his fat neck. He stank of run and sweat. But that was
the least of his worries. He pushed open the plywood door,
gripped her and went inside.
Dam' you Elaine!)
The priest was still speaking.
... "You have no one now, my friend no com,
panions not even your enemies are here. Only God
and yourself. You are alone. Won't you give in a little?
Have a little faith in the power of the Almighty... ?"
O Lawd, de man talking about faith Did he not have faith
in Elaine? Oh yes! Now was the time to have faith -
in this stinking, rotten hole. 0 hell! Yes, faith in hell!
"Ha, ha, ha!" he moaned.
("Look, de boys by de river waiting' on me. Hurry
wid de money! I don' have de whole day; and you ain't
getin' no dam' money!"
"Boy, you drunk, nuh? You like some vieux chien!"
'He slapped her hard.
"Don 'get me hot dis early morning' girl. Where de
money? Where de money?"
H slapped her again. This time she fell to the floor
and screamed.)

S. Do you know t:;e story of the woman who
washed the feet of Our Lord? She was an evil woman, a
great sinner. But Our Lord forgave her after she had
washed his feet and dried them with her hair. He forgave
her. my son. An evil prostitute .."

Vulcans Continue
To Tread Over



______ __ _I

He could never forgive her. No, no, no! Elaine! :n a one day match played at
Elaine! Benjamin's Park, Portsmouth on
Sunday 26th January Vulcans de,
(Her little, brown baby writhed inforturoas rage. feared Shackleton for the sixth time
"Pon Dieux Bon Dieux, I tell you I finish. You in succession.
cannot hear. I tell you I finish wif you and your dam' Vulcans batted first, and pacers
garg!" R. Jean Pierre and W. St. Rose
"We'll finish after I you give me de money!" opened the Shackleton attack, but it
Swas Jean Pierre first who tasted
She suddenly felt very afraid and alone. She clung blood, for wih the sole at 5 he
to the bed post like a frightened monkey. had Vuicin's star Batsman, S. Vital
"I don! i re no money, Jonas. I spend it." L.B.W. for 3. Toussaint then
"I waiti girl" cane in to partner Alexis, and it
"I spend de money, Jonas" was evident that the packers were
S bowling for run outs instead of
"I wai in', Elaine. wickets; but nine run ni:ts were too
There was silence. A long, heavy, dangerous silence.) many Lo hope for. A match was
The priest looked sts.icious'y at Jonas tightening face. struck o light the darkness when
". Well-I must go now, my son. Won't you say C. Panthier was introduced into
even one word to me? Please my friend. I leave you the attack for he quickly bowled
Ji oussan: for 7 and Alexis for 13
with your conscience: Goodbye. after the pair had put on 17.
With a heavy sigh, he was gone. H- reappeared for Scotland and Paul stayed on for a
a second behind the bars, mumbled something about com, .wnile, but just when they seemed
ing the next day, and was off again. h aled for great things. Paul was
So away, get away memory! What could that unfortunately run out fr 6. Scot-
Almi y i land won followedd' bowled by
Almighty do for him nov? Jeani Pierre for 15. Edwards stood
("Elaine! Elaine! You take de money? You was uptgallanliy, but the long tadl office
going away?" baLrmen collapsed and left him
"Yes, wid' Alfie but I was coming' back" her wth Io lot out. Vucans how-
voice broke as if begging to be understood. Jonas shook ree ablhed al ws seen later .a
in pain. She had gone too far. He did not understand. successful bowlers were R. Jean
"Elaine!" Pieire 6 for 18, C. Panhier 2 for 7
He took the bread knife that lay next to a half-peeled and W. St. Rose r for: i.:
orange, and killed her;. Oncetwice, three times. Shackleton began iheir apparently
O misery! So much blood! 'oasy task duastroudy: Pisrael and
O nisel!'So much blood O. barley opened thc'-Shackleton
He wandered crazily throuhthhe market place, through o. bariey opena ithci-Shackleton
waves oi buzzing peop~le. Flies danced madly around the the innings, Toussain had Israel
blood on his hand. The vendors were radiant and noisy trapped leg befite wicket for a
and black. The strong midday sun caused a strong glare in duck. Rodney and Bazey aided
the streets. The gusts of mountain breeze caught between by the quick outfield mhad o diffi
cul,y in helping some vay' fast
the lane of the town were warm and dusty. dyivenes from both Toussamt and
But all this Jonas did not observe. With his back Xav.e to the boundary on four
bent and his hand still as night he walked, -on and on- occasions. With the score at x6
along the asphalt roads that lead from the town to the for I, O. Edwards was brought
mountain paths, through narrow fields, across deep ravines into the attack and in the space of
6 overs tie '"Cod; of fire" inncinra-
all in a daze. ted the corpses of Shacklcton's mnud
For two long days they chased him). die order. Barzey Hll and Mills
Now he had two short days left. Ah! To hell with fell to Edwards. Rodney was
the priest. Dam' everybody! He had to do it. She was bowled by Toussaint and C. Pano
a traitor. She had to die. Oh Lawd! thier run out. The board then
"Shudd said te w read 16 for 6. In a while it was
"Shuddup: said the warden. 17 for 7, when jean Pierre was
So this is it. He see sees light outside but the cell is bowled by Edwards for a duck.
dark. Why hasn't the priest come back? the coward! O'Selmof ollowrd suit, also falling
Where is everybody? O hell, why doesn't somebody say to Edwads. Xavier replaced
something! Toussaint at the northern end, but
"Ha, ha, ha!" he moans. the tail enders played stubbornly to
"Ha, ha, ha! he moans, see their side reach 12, out of which
No one laughs with him. There is only that long A. Rodney top scored with it.
silence. As long as eternity. Edwards captured 6 for 8
. ...., ,,,. .,H,. ...,,,.,.._,,,,,.,,7 Toussaint 2 for 8I and Xavier I
for 6.
SDIET 9 SQ When Vulcas went in to bat
I HE VARE TORE a second time. the game once again
t swung Shackleton's way, for at one
C. G PHILLIP I CO. LTD, time the board read 4 for 4, but
P LLI & Fighting innings of ir by Toussaint
i LA and 7 by Edwards helped to retrieve
LA TEST ARRIVALS:- the position, and saw their side
Reach 35. St. Rose captured 3 for
Kitchen Sinks, Porcelain Basins, Lockst ,Pantheirfor 7 and JeanPiere
V 1 h3 for 24.
(Rim & Mortice), Gate Valves, Glass of Shakceton, s to make 63 uns
.. in 6c minutes for victory, were 35
lall kinds, Iron Rods, Electric Irons & for 8at the close. Rodney again
taop scored with 13.
Water Heaters, Sand Paper, Radio Bat- L. Scotland 3 for7, Xavier
1 1 for 14 and Edwards x for 7 were
series, Wire Netting, Rubber Boots, Tools te succEf Ko I g r7 we
I Iin & a-sScores in she match were,-
jof all kinds, Paints & Varnish. V oo
..Vulcansq and s ad Shack lton
.1Z 'aud 30i for sf



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Better Service, Better Quality
Inter-Island Phoning
Cable & Wireless $15M Project



THE people of Dominica took the tragic like late Christmas
events of last carnival seriously: that little plunge and coi
is, in our view, a civilised attitude. The bers dressed in motel
funeral pyre of carnival Monday 1963 left of the rainbow. 0O
an indelible mark; and if this year's mas, hum, it will be dii
querade is muted or subdued it means citizen not to follow
not only the long memories of the majority carnival a bit. But
but their anxiety not to let such a thing with a difference. I
happen again, that the difference
consideration for oth
Naturally we are sorry that this year's roughness, more sp.
carnival season has lost much of its light, less sodden boorishne
heartedness, being carnival fans ourselves. The banning of
The gaiety of intensive, preparation has e costumes annn of
been lacking; even the/'beautyqueens are Government and t
few in number, and steel bands appear to Police may cause
stand at three; Calypsonians total seven; unmask will certain
registered floats are below the halfdozen tion think twice.
mark. All this hesitancy has affected Perhaps this pause
fancy and dress goods departments as well carnival marks a ne
as oncecarefree spirits, bring more grace
Our guess is that when the actual two/ pre-Lenten merrim
day holiday comes along, !ate participants, hope so !


Charles Dickens was the great master
of the nameinventive. Who else, writing
in English, has excelled him at the art of
tagging characters with names delightfully
applicable to either the professions or
characters of their bearers. Does not the
surname 'Murdstone' stand for all that is
grim and stern in stepfatherhood? Who
can forget that greedy neighbourly fossil
Uncle Pumblechook, Mr. Squeers the
mean sadistic headmaster of Dotheboys
Hall, Bill Sykes the burglar tutor, those
two amiable city commercials the Cheryble
Brothers, that gregarious infanticide Sairey
Gamp, and all those tender diminutives
such as little Dorrit, little Nell and Tiny
We enjoy collecting strange or felicitous
names outselves, and once lived in a river
bend of London where certain tradesmen
came out of Happy Families-Mr. Page
the printer, Mr. Briggs the butcher; in
W. I. official circles we have delighted in
the ring of Twistleton,WykehamFiennes
and BethamBeetham as well as Judges
Noble, Trusted and Strong.

Behind The Scenes

We are informed by our Salybia
correspondent that Hou, Mr. Stevens
and the Acting Administrator
(Mr. Burrowes) paid a politico-
administrative, visit to the Carib
Reserve following the Star Party
meeting in Roseau on January 27.
They discussed with thc Carib
Chiefand other Reserve members

some of their problem
remarks which had
the Star meeting.
Chief and a few of
were then (we are t
the Government Ho
which took place yest
A letter of enquiry
at theD.G.S, teacher

It was therefore with pleasure
heard of the landing in these p
Col. T. J. PineCoffin, who h
our rugged forest terrain for p
jungle warfare training.
PineCoffin thinks the bloc
for his patrol exercises. Why
not Dominica's earlier C
Wykitibouli, land of many bat
part of its landscape virtually in
We trust however that i
Colonel will not drop bird,me
skies anywhere near remote har
out islandwide warning, or cre
a posse of midnight smugglers
masqueradelike camouflage. J
men might find themselves in t
of those innocent Census/t
advanced upon the Queen's Th
in 1844. We would prefer to
this agile Commanding Officer
a marvellous name will be tell
stories of his exploits in the
Dominica to greatgrandchildrer
the Twentyfirst Century.
-" --
up in favour of just
Hopkins case, th
Headmaster, by the A
ms and certain trator as head of the
been made at It required an expla
The Carib forthrightstatement pu
his colleagues teachers on January I
old) invited to teachers have sent in
)use "at home" worded formal reply.
, was directed
:s who spoke -. FOLLOW THI

The Eastern Caribbean is to get a greatly improved
radiotelephone service in the near future, according to a
release from Cable & Wireless (W. I.) Ltd. The new
project, costing $15,ooo,ooo, will integrate with the exist,
-- - ing modern linkage systems introduced in 1960 -6I, which
brought into play VHF links between the Windward and
Leeward Islands and introduced a troposheric multichannel
scatter system between Trinidad and Barbados.
The new system extends the scatter and microwave
may take a channels to Antigua, from whence it will be linked to
their num, North America by submarine coaxial cable and thence to
the colours the rest of the Commonwealth and world.
pans start to According to a Company spokesman greatly improved
the average speech quality and an increase in the number of lines will
I and enjoy result when the project is completed in the latter half of
e a carnival 1965. He added "At present all external communications
uch to hope are by HF radio with limited channels. This will be
n increased among the most significant regional communications
s, decreased schemes ever implemented. The number of channels on,
gaiety and trunk routes will be increased twenty to thirty times, the
quality greatly improved, and the first steps taken towards
ble Sensay- automatic international dialling."
weapons by Techical training in the new systems is already been
lining that given in Barbados to West Indian employees and some
persons to students are being sent to England for higher training.
our popular, New installations will be needed to be constructed in St.
Lucia, Antigua, Barbados and Trinidad, and onsite train, '
on the past ing will be a feature of the instruction programme.
ig, and will ___ ___
into our niversa
e certainly The UniversalDeclaration

----- -flumniafights -

Preamble women and have determined
e that we EREAS recognition of to promote social progress
e that we HEREAS recognition of and better standards of life
)arts of Lt.,- the inherent dignity and in larger freedom
Ias inspected of the equal and inalenable Whereas Member States
purposes of rights of all members of the have pledged themselves to
human family is the found, achieve, in cooperation with
:le suitable tion of freedom, justice and the United Nations, the pro,
not. Was Peace mn the world. motion of universal respect
arib name Whereas disregard and for and observance of human
tles. Is not contempt for human rights rights and fundamental free-
ipenetrable have resulted in barbarous doms,
acts which have outraged the W- ereas a common un,
the gallant conscience of mankind, and derstanding of these rights
n from the the advent of a world in and freedoms is of the great,
nlets with, which human beings shall est importance for the full
ep up upon enjoy freedom of speech and realisation of this pledge,
dressed in belief and freedom from fear
He and his and want has been proclaim, Now therefore
he position ed as the highest aspiration The General Assembly
akers who of the common people, proclaims
iree Chains Whereas it is essential, if This Universal Declara/
think that man is not to be compelled tion of Human Rights as a
r with such to have recourse, as a last re, common standard of achieve,
ling funny sor to rebellion against ment for all peoples and all
jungles of
n well nto tyranny and oppression, that nations, to the end that every
n well into human rights should be pro, individual and every organ
tected by the rule of law, of society, keeping this De,
Whereas it ,is essential to claration constantly in mind,
tice over their promote the development of shall strive by teaching and
g. Adminis- friendly relations between education to promote respect
Civil Service. nations, for these rights and freedoms
nation of the Whereas the peoples of the and by progressive measures,
iblished bythe United Nations have in the national and international, to
18. The ten
a moderately Charter reaffirmed their faith secure their universal and
in fundamental human rights, effective recognition and ob,
in the dignity and worth of servance, both among the
the human person and in.the peoples of Member States
E STAR'* equal rights of men and (Cont. on page 7)

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Sir Henry And Lady N!cholls Is Our Creole Dress DisappearingP
Memorial Plaque very Icg and at the ev' of the last
h o D by A.M. d Caudeiron century was born that many-splenO
On the 37th anniversary of the death of Dominic s doured and muchmaligned creature
"grand old man" of medicine, a simple memorial tablet "Yon costume ki sijolie the Creole "matador." She was
will be unveiled in St. George's Anglican Church at Nos ka demand nous, not as hu;nble as the "merchande"
9.30 a.m. on Sunday February 9, just a few yards from the Pourkijeunesse lDoinique, nor was ,he as class-conscious as
last restingplace of Sir Henry and his Dominican-born Ka the planters lady". She belonged
to another era, and asserted her right
wife in the Churchyard. The inscription read s: I h a v e often wondered how to a place in the sun, by preening
SACRED to the memory of Henry Alfred Alford Nicholls, K.B., many of us have ever taken the herself like a peacock, in "douil,
M.D. Born in London September 1851--died February 1926 trouble of trying to discover the letters" of the brightest colours and
-and his wie Marion nee Crompton, direct descendant of origin f ur Creole Dress His with the longest of"tails". She
Sandmuel weMarione Cromptoh sin g mle nda of tory books tell us very little, and all wore flowered prints and madras
Samuel Crompton, Inventor of the. spinning mule, and of we know is whatwe were told by dresses with herwhite starched
Monsieur de Renaudin, uncle of Josephine Empress of the the old people. who in turn heard it petticoats on weekdays, and on
French.-born Dominica January 1857-died July 1936. from those still older. high days and holidays, she drew
The tablet is plac,:d to the memory of her parents by So far as I have been able to ga all eyes on her brocade dress and
Miss M. E. Nicholls of Baobab, St. Aroment. Several other, "the jupe," which is the very accordion pleated petticoat. Her
mem rs of the family, including the Editor of this ne first form of Creole dress, began to foulards were works of art, and
members of the family, including the Edior of this news" be worn about the year 1784, that often had a silk fringed edge. Even
paper (a granddaughter) will attend the unveiling. is,some fifty years before the abolition her jewels were ordered from Paris
Hundreds of people in of slavery in the Caribbean, and (via Martinique), and there was
this island still have vivid according to the old people, it cam- practically no limit to the extrava-
recollections of "Doctor about in this way. gance of the wealthy matador.
Field slaves or labourers, used to It is said that one of them own/
Nicholls", who ic rememri wear the e s t a t e livery or "ivrd", ed a pair of ea.rings, shaped like a
bered not only for his medi, which consisted of a piece of blue bird's nest, with three pearly eggs
cal care of countless patients denim or chambray, of about two inside. A little gold bird with
but also for his Report on and a half to three yards in length. emerald eyes was perched on the
Yaws (then a prevalent dis/ House slaves wore the same very, edge of the nest, which was made
eYase), his brochure on the but the 'swankier" planters (or of tiny twigs of gold. That same
ease, his brochure on the should I say, heir wives), began woman used to wear on special fete
Saving of Life by the Pre/, to dress their house slaves in a sim- days, enough jewels to fill her own
vention of Mosquitoes, arti/ pier version of thlr rather elaborate turban.
cles on hookworm and tetan, European garments. This turban, by the way, was
us, and his famous stilll used) Now, when a female slave bought, the piece de resistance of the mata-
texbook on tropical agrc or, was given her freedom, she felt it dot', outfit; It was called a "tete
textbook on tropical agricol rather *infra dig," to c o n t i n u e e l'air," which means literally
ture. He also wrote paumphn wearing the *livre",. so the "jupe" "head in the air" and was.made of
lets on protein in West came into being. This was, as most a Madras square, tied, mounted and "
Indian food, and onthe lime and coffee industries of Dom, of you know, a full, brightly col- pinned on a paper base, and paint,
inica d'iing his time: as far back as 1889 he published an oured print skirt, worn over a knee ed with a mixture of saffron and
... .. ,. ,. ,- n w m e .-' length white chemise. Ithis chemisec4t m arabic.
4dl r-tr -e patig o-r*tu t ioe sn umnt had elbow length sleeves and a low Whether the name, "matador"
ful little handbook "Dominica Illustrated and Described neck. A madras headkerchief was was derived from that of a bull-
was among his productions; and he was also a scientific wrapped around the head, and ano' fighter whose task it Is to give the
explorer of the Boiling Lake, one of the peaks beside this their was folded and used as a neck- final thrust to the cornered, bull
lake bearing the name of "Morne N' cholls". For a long erchief or"foulard." during a corridor, no one knows
while he was director of the old neural Hospital here, an hese freed slaves usually became but the fact remains that the
while he was director of the old General Hospital here, and retail vendors, or 'marchandes" for Creole "matador" laid many victims
helped to equip its meagre operating room as well as to the big warehouses on the Bay Front. low by the splendour of her attire.
stock the developing botanical gardens with rare trees and 'There were no stores in those days, As the years passed by and
plants. He was a great orchid/fancier. A longterm and they used to go from place to women all over the world won the
member of the West Inlia Committee and of the Authors place selling their merchandise, which right to work for a living, the
Club, he was also extremely a t i v e on the Anglican was carried in Carib Baske:s un the "douillette" was found to be al
heads of young male slaves. together too cumbersome and too
Church Council of Dominica and frequently acted as As these "mdrchandes" grew in impractical for everyday use but
Administrator in addition to his other duties. From his opulence, they added touches to their most Creole women loved to wear
gentle and gracious wife, whose ties with the West Indies attire, and so we soon have them this dress at Carnival dances. To-
went back into history, lie received lifelong companionship wearing heavy gold jewellery, and day, however, all this has changed
and in irinembroidered chemises of the finest and not even at the once famous
an inspiration linen and "batiste". Gold links "Samedi Gras" dance are either the
were worn on the cuffs of the "jupe" or the "douillette" worn.
"chemise" sleeves and as time went If some sort of revival does not take
A CHICK EN FEAST! on, a velvet jacket came to be worn place soon, the days of the Creole
U iF Bover the chemise for Church Sert- dress are numbered. Isn't that a
vices. Up to this time, however, shame? Don't our women and girls
the stiff petticoat ihat we associate realize that our colourful native
HATS what' Dominicans enjoyed with the "jupe" was never used, dress, well carried out, and elegant-
S during Sylvania's 2nd Anniversary but the skirt, being longer and more ly and proudly worn, can hold its
Sale. More Sylvania-Fresh F r y i nrg bouffantt" at the back, was drawn own, in any parade, at alny time or
Chickens were consumed in January up and carried by the wearer so as in any country in the wide world.
alone than in Nov er a d D m to allow for easy walking. A i
alone than in November and D cem- Soon, however, class prejudice Application For
ber, combined, including Christmas began to rear its head and we find i r icn
the wives and mistresses of the plan Liquor Licence
You Can Taste The Difference station owners looking down on the To the Magistrate Dist. "G" &
"jupe" as being definitely "plebian" Chief of Police.
Customers, at The Phoenix, Baron's, and so we have a new type of dress I, MARTIN FERROL now residing
Charles Self-Service, Cecil Hector's and coming into style. This resembled at Moore Park Parish of St. And,
Mona David's now. demand and re- the "douilette" as we have it today, rew do hereby give you notice that it
ularly get Sylvania-Fresh F r n g except that the colours were more is my intention to apply at the Mag'
Sget ana esy i n g sombre and the designs of the cloths istrate's Court to be held at Ports-
Chickens with that fresh-chicken taste, were smaller, and hence it was felt. mouth on Saturday, the 4th day of
more "respectable." The hand- April 1964, ensuing for a re t a i
GET YOUR'S FOR CARNIVAL' NOW! kerchief was still worn, but the LIQUOR LICENCE in respect of my
"foulard" had be-.ome a part of the premises at Moore Park Parish of
the BEST-tasting Chicken in the world,raised at dress and was more like a collar. St. Andrew,
Inside of this was folded a small Dated the 4th day of February,
SYLVANIA FARMS Imperial ad. ofwhite "baptiste pinned 964
Rt This sort of eclipse did not last Febl .8-N
This sort of eclipse did not last Feb--2z2!

Human Rights
(Cont. from page 6)
th-mselves and among the
peoples of territories under
their jurisdiction.
Article 1. All human
beings are born free and
equal in dignity and rights.
They are endowed with
reason and conscience and
should act towards one an-
other in a spirit of brother,
Article 2. Everyone is
entitled to all the rights and
freedoms set forth in this
Declaration, without disrinc
tion cf any kind such as race,
colour, sex, language, politi-
cal or other opinion, national
or social origin, property,
birth or other status. Fur,
thermore, no distinction shall
be made on the basis of the
political, jurisdiction or :nter,
national status of the country
or territory to which a person
belongs, whether it be inde,
pendent, trust, non-self,
governing or under any other
limitation of sovereignty.
Article 3. Everyone has
the right to life, liberty and
security of person.
S(To be continued)
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St. Lucia's New

A new definitive issue of
fourteenn stamps for St.
Lucia is announced by the
Crown Agents Stamp
Bureau in London. The
stamps will become available
on Ist March, 1964. A
new portrait of Her Majesty
the Queen is a special feature
of the series. The portrait
will make the series unique
among postage stamps of the
The portrait is reproduced
from a full length oil paint,
ing of the Queen by an artist
who has very close con,
nections with St. Lucia
Major A. C. Davidson,
Houston, the son of a former
Administrator of the Island.

St. Lucia's Roman Ca,
tholic community, through
'His Lordship Bishop Ga,
chet, sent greetings to both
the Anglican and Methodist
synods held in other islands.

The union of shadow and
adamant that men call poetry'
-E.M. Forster



PA~~~~~~~~~~B~- EIH O tNC HRL AUDY FBUR ,-6

Candlemas In The North
Throughout the dark,
SThats incensescented
Thrust the myriad candles naming;
Through the stark
Earth, frost indented
Thrust the snowdrops, pale, yet shami,.g
With there spears
So fragile, light
Hearts that cringe and hide from coldness.
Winter fears
May fade at sight
Of gentle souls compact of boldness.
At this time
Of springs's first signing
Birds shall herald Mary's grace;
At this time
Of outward pining
A glow within shall light each place.
(Candlemas Sunday Feb. 2)
There will be sold by Public Auction at the Administra,
tor's Garage, Government House on February 13th at 2.30 pm.
the property of Government.
The upset price being $400.,0.
G.O. 15 Feb. 8 for Director of Works

B. B. C. news announced
this w ee k that 8o,ooo
would be spent by Britain
on a Commonwealth Arts
Festival in 1965 which would
be the first of its kind. The
Festival, which is sponsored
by Mr. Duncan Sandys and
guided by Mr. Ian Hunter

ROSEAU 9.oo0a.m.
7.15 p.m.
LAYOU 11.30 a.m.
7.15 p.m.
GRD. BAY I.30 a,m.
P-MOUTH 1I.oo a.m.
S7.15 p.m.
HAMPSTEAD 9.00 a.m,
MARIGOT iI.oo a.m.
7.15 p.m.
WESLEY 9.00 a.m.
7.15 p.m.
CLIFTON II.o0 a.m,
3.00 p.m.

(Director General) will bring
together all the Commron,
wealth countries in a great
arts endeavour. The festival
will be held in England
between September 16 and
October 2 next year. Artists
from Africa, Asia and all
over the farflung Common-

Roberts S
Roberts S
O. Theodore
H, '1homas
-0. Theodore
E. Samuel

wealth will take part in the
This festival is designed to
be the first of a series in
which the various Cormmon,
wealth countries will be hosts
in turn, thus fostering an
understanding of each others'
cultural achievemen:s.

O. Walker
Roberts S
L, Thomas
M. Samuel

Roberts S
Roberts S
W. Stevens
M. Pascal
E. Samuel
Roberts S


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The East African Mut"inies U"
..__..._,at Porsmouth, on Saturday, the 4th
TMday of April, ensuing, for a RETAIL
1 LIQUOR Licence, in respect of my
Duncan Sandys' Tells Story premises at Middle Lane, Zicack,
S- Portsmourh. carish of St. Tohn.

MESSAGES fr o m the barracks and disarmed th
Governments of Kenya, mutineers.
Uganda and Tanganyika At about the same time,
thanking the British Govere, letter from President Nyeret
ment fcr having answered was delivered to the Britis
their recent appeals for British Acting High Commissione
troops, have been received in in Dar-es-Salaam asking fc
London, the Commonwealth Briti;h help to regain contr
Secretary, Mr. Duncan San, of the Tanganyika Arm!
dys, told the House of Comn who had mutinied earlier i
mons on Monday. the week 'and on whom th
In a statement in reply to Government could no long
a private notice question; rely.
Mr. Sandys read to the "We decided at once t
House a message from Presi/ accede to these requests .
dent Nyerere of Tanganyika We have had messages
expressing deep gratitude to thanks from all three Go\
the British people, ernments. The reason I rea
Nyerere's Letter froi Mr. Nyerere's is because
he specifically suggested i
It read: "Dear Mr. San would like it published
dys, it is with deep gratitude that his appreciation could
that I write to acknowledge be known by the whole
the help which has beer the British people."
given by Britain to Tanganyi- When he was question
ka today. on who normally paid fi
"I do this on behalf of the these operations, Mr. Sand
whole Tanganyikan people, replied: "We normally pa
for the disgraceful conduct r o ay.
of the Tanganyika Rifles has our own way.
led to a, situai6n'of fear, with "
the possibility of m uch Application For
"The prompt L:agreement Liquor icence
to my request for assistance
and thie magnificent way the To6 the Magistrte. District "G"
d 1hbe Chief of Police.
opera;i6n was,carried out in ief of Plice.
the early hours of this mornH E HUM EYS n
ing leaves Tanganyika much I ZACHARIAH E. HUMPHREYS no
ing leivs Tanganyika much residing at Portsmou:h, in the Pari
indebted to your Govern, of St. John, do hereby give you n
ment, the people of Britain, tice, that it is my intention to app
and particularly to the mem- at the Magistrate's Court to be he
bers of the Royal Marine
Commando and other mem-
bers of British forces who
have taken part." G OC
No British Casualties
"I should like to say how
extremely glad we are that SUper
your help has not caused
any injury or loss of life
among British soldiers and Mu
sailors involved. MIlHA
"Please feel at liberty to
inform the British Parliament To our Friendc
of the contents of this letter.
I am anxious that all the We take great pl
British people should be great
aware of our gratitude for the open
this great expression of friend-
ship. Yours sincerely, Julius
Nyerere." GOODWILL

Kenya Army Too
Mr. Sandys told the House
that one Friday soldiers of the
Kenya Army at Lanet, some
80 miles north of Nairobi,
defied authority and attempt,
ed to seize the armoury. As
soon as this news was receive,
ed, troops of the third regi/
ment, Royal Horse Artillery,
were despatched at once to
Lanet where they entered the







Dated the 9th day of January 1964
Jan 25: Febl 8

University Of The
West Indies
Applications arc invited for two
posts of Assistant Lecturer or
Lecturer in Mathematics. It is
proposed that one of the posts should
be filled by a candidate qualified in
statistics. Duties to be assumed on
or before October I, 1964. An
I.B.M. 1620 Computer is located in
the Department and is readily avail-
able to staff,
Salary scales: Assistant Lecturer
I1,200 x 50 1i,350; Lecturer
1,45O x 60 -1,8o x 8o -
62,29C. Child allowance limitedd
'o three children) xSo for first
child, 1oo for second child, F.S.S.U
housing allowance of Io% of
salary, or, if available. unfurnished
accommodation will be let by the
University at 1o% of salary. Up
to five full passages on appointment,
on normal termination, and on study
leave once every three years.
Detailed applications (six copies)
giving full particulars of' qualifica-
tions and experience, date of birth
and the names of three referes,
should be sent by ,March 7,1964
by persons living itn the. Americas
and the Caribbean -:fet to,, the
Registry; University of the West
Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica' and by
all other persons to the Secretary,
InterUniversity Cbuncil for Higher
Education Overseas, 29 Woburn
Square, London W.C I. Further
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University Of The West Indies
Applicants are invited for the oo:t of Assistant Lecturer or Lecturer
and for the post of Lecturer or Senicr Lecturer in Mathematics in the
College of Arts and Science Parbades. Duties to be assumed cn or
before October I, 1964.
Salary scales: Assisrant Lecturer 1,200 x 50 I,350; Lecturer
1,450 x 60 1,810 x 8o -- z2'90o; Senior Lecturer 1,95o x 90
-- 2,940. Chitd allowance (limited to three children) 15o for first
.child, ,oo for second child, and ;o for third child. F s.s.U. 1-ous-
ing allowance of Io%, of salary, or if available, unfurnished accommodation
will be let by the University at iro, of salary. Up to five full passages
on appointment, on normal termination and on study leave (once every
th.ee years),
Detailed applications (six copies) giving full particulars of qualifica-
tilns and experience, date of birh and the names of three referees should
be sent by March 7, 1964 by persons living in the Americas and the
Carlbbean 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., from whom further particulars may be obtained.

Schedule of Applications for Certificates of Title and Notings
tUereon and Caveats for the week ending the 21st day of Dec., 1963
Nature of Request whether for
Date of Request Person Presenting Certificate of Title or Noting
thereon or Caveat
Requestfor 'he issue of a First C-er
Request dated Edward Oliver tificate of Title in respect of a
LeBlanc portion of land situate at Vieille
24th Aug., 1963 Case, in the Parish of St. Andrew,
by his; Solicitor in the Colony of Dominica contain-
Presented ing 1.844 acres and bounded as
19th Dec., 1963. Vanya Dupigny follows:-On the South by land of
at 3.00 p.m. Nin'an Royer, On the North by
the centre of a Ravine separating
it.from land of Sgt. J. J. Mc,Dowell, On the East by the sea and On
the West by the Public Road to Vieil e Case.

Registrr's Office, (Sgd) J. V. JEAN PIERRI,
.. l. .. a9 Relvtrdr of Titles.
NOTE:-Any person who desires to object to the ssuiig of a Certi-
ficate of :itleon the,above application may enter a Caveat in the above
office within six weeks from the date of the first: appearance of the
above Schedule in the DOMINICA HERALD newspaperpublished in this
Island or from the date when the notice prescribed by law was last served
on any owner or occupier of adjoining land in respect of which the appli-
cation is made.
Feb. 1-8

Schedule of Application for Certificate of Title and Notings
thereon and Caveats for the week ending the Ist day of FeS., 1964.
Nature of Request whether
Date of Request Person Presenting for Certificate of Title
Notings thereon or Caveat.
Request for the issue of a first
Request dated Eugenia Nicholls Exe- Certificate of Title in respect
cutrix a nd Ronald of a portion of land situate
23rd Jan, 1964 I Nicholls Executor un- at Vieille Case, known as
dei the Will of Mar- Cocoa Estate, in the Parish of
Presented garet Evelyn Nicholls St. Andrew containing 48.906
nee Royer, deceased, acres and bounded North by
27th Jan, 1964 Rose E lsie Royer, lands of Francis Sylvan,
at 10.20 a.m. Angela Winifred Roy- a Road which separates from
er, Eugenie Martina lands of Charlie Sylvan, lands
Cools-Lartigue n e e of Sonson Royer, and a River
Royer, Ninian William which separates it from lands
Royer, Robert Bernard of E. Lawrence and also
Royer as to one un- bounded bj lands of E. O.
div i d e d twenty-first Le Blanc, On the East by lands
si are each Robert Ber- E O. Le Blanc the sea and a
nard Royer as Persona: Public Road which sepa-ates
Representative of Rob. jt from lands of Ena Brumant
ert William Royer, Austin Remain, Anson Mas-
deceased, as to fifteen siot, Ruben Royer, Carmen
undivided twenty first Royer, M i c h e I Le Blanc,
shares as tenants in Joseph Le Blanc, Issac Le
common. Blan, Benjamin Royer, Peter
Royer and Michel Anoray,
by their Solicitor West by lands of Tom Augus-
Vanya Dupigny tine, Emanuel Royer, Theonhil
Patrick and Heirs of Gannier
Marie, On the South by lands of Justin Sylvan.
Registrar's Office, (Sgd) J. V. JEAN PIERRE
Roseau, 27th Jan., 1964. Registrar of Titles.
NoTE:-Any person who desires to object to the issuing of a
Certificate of Title on the above application may enter a Caveat at
the above office within six weeks from the date of the first appear-
ance of the above Schedule in the DOMINICA HBRALD news-
paper published in this Island or from the date when the notice
prescribed by law was last served on any owner or occupier' of
adjoining land in respect of which the application is 'made.
Feb, 1- 8









We had the pleasure of interviewing a famous old
newspaper man from Chicago, USA, who visited Dom'
inica on the Federal Paln last time that boat was here.
He told us of his impressions of Dominica, as he came
ashore in the launch, as he strolled about Roseau, as he
rode up the Imperial Road, down the Layou and back
through Mahaut...
Here is a man who has travelled widely in his latter
years. He has visited the so-called fabulous island of
Tahiti in the South Pacific, has seen so-called picturesque
Capti off the toe of Italy's boot, has gone across breath,
taking Swiss alps, photographed the magnificent beaty of
Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanganyika, Africa. He has seen
many of the fabled islands and of course the Virgins, the
Grenadines, the Florida Keys.
So quite naturally we were speechless when he told us
Dominica tops them all in sheer rugged, primitive beauty.
We engaged him in deep conversation trying to determine if
he was just "trying to make us feel good" or was he selling
ing us white lies about Dominica's "grandeur" as he called
it. And it seemed to come from h:s wife too as she sat
there nodding her head in emphatic approval of his remarks.
People of Dominica: you are living on the world's
most scenic speck of land on earth! That in effect is what
this man said.
We of course remarked that this scenic beauty did
little but hinder getting bread to eat here and he replied
that if the world were more civilized, they, the world's more
prosperous nations, would see to it that Dominica became
one big paik, a- huge reserve of nature. Scenic railways
should be built, he said, that would allow 'those more
wealthy citizens to come here and view nature's wonders
on Dominica.
He became slightly irritated when we asked what to
do about the great rains we:ting the peolevewng the
mountains and gorges on Dominica. He said people by
the thousands flock to "Maid of The Mist" waterfalls on
the Canadianside of the border at Niagara Falls getting
soaked to the skin just to view this mighty spectacular
of nature. "They've built shelters for the people to stand
under", he said, 'and rent them raincoats to wear if they
wish to walk out and get a closer look."
He said the rain forests of Puerto Rico which is laced
back and forrh by wide pitch roads for the thousands of
cars bearing tourists to see these vine/draped trees are not
nearly as impressive as that mile or two piece of road be/
tween Sylvania and the Layou. The summit of Mount
Trois Pitori as seen from Pont Cassd, he said, was one of
the most beautiful sights he had ever seen and wondered if
a road could be built to the top of this mountain !
The White Mountains of New Hampshire in the US,
he told us, are more formidable to build roads ever. Gales
of icy wind blast the area io months of the year, he con,
tinted, yet a concrete highway, two/cars wide, winds up
and up for 12,000 feet, to the top of Mount Washington
in New Hampshire. And Trois Pitons is only half as
high as this, he reminded us.
Well, we have rain, we told him again. "Fiddle,
sticks" he said. "Today's engineers can build a road
anywhere if people so desire it." And that seemed to end
the talk. When "people desire it" it will be done.
So they say.

Portsmouth Government School
(Continued from page 3)

I told him that we must
believe Education w a s
among the terms of reference
of the Commission, and we
should let them see under
what condition, education is
carried on in Portsmouth.
He said "that is just what I
think". And he saw that
the place was put away as
well as could be and the
Commission was received
there. W hat transpired
when people from Salybka to
Capuchin and Colihaut
came into Portsmouth for the
Commission can not be put
in writing.
So it is nct to be wonder/
ed at .that His Lordship
should specifically recom,
mend a new school for Ports,
mouth. So we see that Mr.
Hugh Burrowes, who, as
District Officer, did so much


: for Portsmouth that a part of
Sthe town has got the name
of Burrowes' Square, must
still be remembered when we
speak of the Portsmouth
Government School.
Portsmouth is privileged to have
a solid building which is a direct
result of the Moyne's Commission
and should cherish it. Those of us
who know ofthe wave of despon-
dency which overwhelmed these
islands at the time of the Moyne
Commission will iind-rstand what
I mean when I savywe should cher,
ish and perpetuate its memory.
Development and Welfare insti-
tution which has done and is do-
ing so much to help in our devel-
opmental programmes is the fruit of
the Moyne Commission and we
dare not hope for progress without
It cannot be said that the Ports,
mouth Govt. School is not fulfilling
the role intended, that is 'Educa,
tion at Portsmouth, free from barri,
ers of race, colour and creed." Far

from being a Methodist School,
there wbs never a time when non'
Methodists we-e not on its staff and
there have been times when no
Protestant was to be found on the
staff; and instead of closing the St.
John's School, it is steadily employ.
ing recruits from that school.
This was what Mr. Robert
Douglas, Member of Council at
the time, had called a meeting to
tell thz people, and for which he
suffered rebuke and much annoy-
ance. Those obtaining employ-
ment at the school ar;d Portsmouth
generally should never be ungrate,
ful to this gentleman.
Sad to say, however, the
school's nine vear; existence shows
that neither the Government nor
the people of Portsmouth have
demonstrated their gratitude and
appreciation of such a generous
gesture coming directly fro-n the
Commission. Government has
not thought it worth its while
to give attention to rods to
the school and to beautifying the
surroundings. Moreover the num-
her of children on the roll ar.d the
dance have nevir come up to


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Portsmouth Women's

Farewell to Mrs. Robinson
On Monday 27th January
1964. Mrs. Keitn Robinson
was in Pcrtvmouth for the
distribution of clothing from
"'Save The Children Fund"
to a hundred needy ehiliren.
The cooperation of the
Women's Institute was for:h-
coming as usual and snall
groups of ladies were station,
ec at the distribution points
of Lagoon, Granvillia,
Zicack and the town of
Portsmouth, to assist Mrs.
At 3.45 p.m. members of
the Institute assembled at the
Credit Union Hall to hold
a Tea Party in honcur of
Mrs. Robinson under whose
guidance The Women's
Institute was organised in
After tea was served the
,President Mrs. Garraway on
behalf'of the club welcomed
Mrs. Robinson and thanked
her for ;her guidance atnd
assistance to the club during .
her yeais of administration: as
:Social Welfare OfficLr.
After speaking of club history
S... .. possible
:success in her new appoini-
-ment with '"S ave The
Children Fund" Mrs. Garra,
way called on Mrs. Eutina
Chades, a, foundation mein.,
ber, to present Mrs. Robinson
with the gift of a brass waiter
bearing the inscription of the
Women's Institute, in token
of her services to the corr,,
Mrs. Robinson replied
thanking them for their
generosity. She was part/
cularly proud of the Club
and the noble work it carried
out in Portsmouth. She
informed members that their
work was appreciated by
many prominent people and
they were not to rest on their
laurels but to continue their

contributions to the improve,
meit of Portsmouth.
Present at the function
were r.otable members of the
town including the District
Officer (Mr. Marie), The In,
spector of School (Mr.Israel),
Th.. Acting Development
Officer (Mr. Barrie) and Mrs.
Barrie, Miss Maricn Peter,
Mrs. A. L. Andre and Mr.

Another DGS

Weight-Lifter Stays
In Canada
A recent ;umber of the
Official Gazette stat's "DE
SILVA, Mr. N., Assistant
Master, Dom;nica Grammar
School, has been dismissed
from the Public Service of
tie Colony". Duminica's
world renowned lightweight
weightlifter was sent to
Canada on a scholarship, he
returned for a short vaca ion
last autumn and according
to a reliable source, never even
went near a government depart-
mtent or the DGS to tell them
that he had been offered, and
accepted, a threye-ar con,
tract with a Canadian Uni,
versity (or te sre h o hi3
athletic prowess). T h e
Government can o.tr be
blamed for objecting to ;such
gross discourtesy !


I wish to thank all
persons who tender,
ed wreaths, flowers
and other tokeas of
sympathy in my
recent bereavement
through the death of
my wife, Mrs. Phil,
lip Dennis, nee Lor,
line Charles.
She leaves to
mourn their loss her
husband, four sisters
and several other
Phillip Dennis

Secondary Schools
Carnival Queen

Queen Aspirants Line
Up For Carnival
Miss EhMMA GRELL of the Convent
High Schcol was adjudged the
Secondary Schools 2Carnival Queen
1964, at a pre-Carnival Dance
sponsored by the Scl o,ls Dance
Committee at th: St. Gerard's Hall
on Satu-day rst ultimo.
Miss Grell, who was crowned by
Miss Claudette CcolsLartigue niece
of the Speaker of Domin;ca's Leg-
islative Council and 1963 Second-
ary Schcol's Carnival Queen is
5 feet 6 i,.s. tall, and will be 16 years
old in Ap:l; she received a
1st Grade Certificate at Cambridge
Examination in 1962, and will be
writing the G. C. E. "A" Level
Examination in June this year.
Judging was done by four school
teachers, namely Miss Olive Brand
B.A. (D 7. S.) Miss E. Watkins
(W.H.S.), M is s S. Bardouille
(C.H.S.) and Mr. Robert St. John
(S.M.A.). Mr. Roosevelt Richards

- President of the Schools Dance
Committee was Master of Ceremo-
nies, and music for the occasion was
supplied by Dominica's Leading
Steel Band Whitchurch's Steel
Orchestra. While the Dance was
in progress Bishop Arnold Bogeart
c.ss h., D.D. paid a short visit.
Mr. R. Clarke M. A. D. G. S.
Headmaster was also preseo:.
The Secondary Schools Carnival
Queen will be on a flat on Carnm-
val Sunday She was presented will
a Silver Cup (imitation jewel-) by
Mr R. Richards.
There are seven contestants viewing
for (te title of Dominica's Carnival
Queen 1964, namely Miss Lynn
Robin-Miss North Eastern District
sponsored by Melville Hall Jaycees,
and Misses Lucienne Caudeiron
(Fruit Juice Cordial), Glenda Lar-
oque (Maidenform) Patricia Mon-
elle (Johnnie Walker) Susan Laur-
ler (Bulding & Insurance), Allison
Trotter (Ford Motors) and Ursula
Povwell (Cocktail Rum & Picnic



It is notified for general
infLrmation that in accord/
ance with S. R. & 0. No. 3
of 194o, import licences will
be granted in respect of
goods from all communist
countries except U.S.S.R.,
China and East Germany.
2. The importation of all
classes of consumer goods
except agricultural and indus-
trial machinery, chemical and
allied products, transport
vehicles and equipment, food
products, beverages, t6baeco
and building material will be
Supply Offce,
Mi'.sterial Buildings,
28th Jan., 1964
G.O.14. Feb.8

Britain's New University


The "floating quadrangle" of Sussex University in Southern England, boldly
designed by Sir Basil Soence. It contains a social centre, physics block, arts
block and literary.-BIS

Professor Of Literature Visiting West Africa


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of Nigeria, Ghana and Sierra Leone during February-March.-BIS







Combermere Complete-
ly Outplay' St. Joseph
THE first division fixture last week,
end between Combermere and
St. Joseph was very much a one,
sided affair. St. Joseph were easily
bowled out for 38, Combermere
fared slightly better with ro 9. A
mere 77 in the second innings
was barely sufficient to make Comrn
bermere bat again. They won by
ten wickets. Paceman St. Hilaire
was quite devastating for Comber-

D.G.S. Beats Casuals
At the BotanIcal Gardens on
Thursday D.G.S. gained their first
win for the season when they defeat-
ed Casuals by 3 wickets. Casuals
were skitted out for 63, M o r ris
Charles 15 not out, Lancelot 14 be-
ing the only ones to show strong
resistance. J. Celaire bagged 7 for 28.
D.G.S. knocked off the runs easily
despite early set-backs, Lancelot for
9 and Simon 2 for 13 were the
most successful Casuals bowlers.

Shackleton Outplay Spartans
Shackleton Cricket team of Ports,
mouth clashed with Spartans of
Vieille Case on Sunday 2nd Februa,
ry in what was an exciting cricket
match. '
Batting first Sbackleron started
qi,;, ; ..A.st steady 'owline bake..
by good ground fielding. Frequently
good length balls sho at pasta bats,
man along the damp pitch so have
him clean bowled When the score
was 60 for 7 wickets, W. St. Rose
joined O'Selmo and the former set
about the bowling and finally hit 8
fours and 5 sixes in scoring a whirl-
wind 70, He was the last to fall to
a brilliant catch by Francis Seaman.
The innings total of 15 runs was
scored in two hours.
Spartans started their innings con,
fidently and soon had amassed 70
runs for 2 wickets. It was at this
stage that St. Rose again came to the
rescue and captured 5 wickets for 23
runs thus greatly helping to get the
Spattan all out for 124 runs, of
which F. Seaman scored 44,
0. Royer 22 while EXTRAS were 21.
Then the rains came and a victo,
rious Shackleton eleven set off on the
triumphant drive back to Portsmouth.

Northern District Inter-
Schools Cricket
The inter-schools cricket matches
in the Northern District got off to a
good start on Friday, 3 ist January,
when three games were played in
the North-West Zone.

Clifton St John's
At Clifton, the St. John's
School of Portsmouth convincingly
defeated the home side by an inn,
ings and St tuns,
Batting first, Clifton scored a
meagre 37 runs to which the St.
John's replied with an impressive
143. Given 113 runs to make to
avoid an innings defeat the Clifton,
its fare even worse and were all
out for g19 runs. Lincoln Law,

rence captured 7 wickets for 4 runs.
For Clifton "E;~TRAS" topscored
with 2z runs.

Pakis an in 1962. In all fir
cricket '-Big Tom" as he is
times styled has scored over

Portsmouth Bense wltO 97 cc
The Portsmouth Government Tlf66
School ako won their first match by I ree
easily defeating Bense by an innings A we
and 41 runs at the Benjamin Park. te Uni
Hard hitting by Ferril Thomas who the uni
scored a quick 29 runs (including his birth]
5 fours) helped Portsmouth to score Mr. J. N
104 runs after Bense had been chester
skittled out for 19 runs. Buffonge
Bense managed to score but 44 Presiden
runs in their second innings and so ciet
lost the match. Society ;
Thibaud Vieille Case is an en
Little Thibaud was victorious
over Vieille Case at Thibaud in a & Co.
low scoring game. Two
Vieille Case in their first innings visitors V
could muster only 23. Thibaud ruary 5
in their turn were soon all out for Jacques
37 runs. Vieille Case improved 'Jae
their performance in the 2nd inn, tul career
wings and scored 33 runs, thus leavw hotel bt
ing Thibaud 19 runs to make for City, an
victory. These they scored for the turned t(
loss of five wickets. years. i
Overseas Sportlight is Mr. t
Springboks In Good Position grandson
The South African Team com- Roseau b
handed a strong position at the lip. Th
close of play on the first day of the are the g
fifih and decisive test against
Australia which began at Sydney gatson
yesterday. Winning the toss and Street,
sending the host team in to bat, carnival
the Springboks collected Simpson 28 Dominic
Laury 13, O'Neil 21. Birge 56. to make
Shepherd x and Benaud it for 223
runs. Booth is 6c not out." The countrysi
match continues today. many fri,
Meanwhile t e fourth test math Mr.-
between M.C.C. and India started' member
at Delhi today. The first three City Pol
tests were drawn and so also the "
recent match between the tourists and
a Combined Central and Eastern
Zones team. Scores were Central West
Zone 246 and 165 for 6. M.C.C Gives
173 for 5 declared and 184 for 2.
Sobers To Return Mr Ron
master of t
West Indies ace allrounder, re- School ree
puted to be the best in the world, noon this
Garfield Sobers, will return to struments f
Australia next season to play for West Ger
South Australia in the Sheffield The gii
Shield League competition. Sobers, School Bat
with one match in hand has already a violin, tv
scored over 1,000 runs including int, and a
five centuries and taken 42 wickets. students w
West Get
Graveney May Retire 'rrinidad.

Tom Graveney, one of England
most competent post-war batsmen,
has said that he may retire at the
end of the coming cricket season.
Graveney who is 36, has played in
52 tests for England, averaging
1oo.25 in four innings against

ter of Lab
was interim
Mr. L.(
nical Win
Clarke a
player for th
ing day.


welcome returnee
ted States, no-
place on holiday
. Buffonge of
near Boston.
,. as well as
t of the Holy 1
n his adopted na
nployee of the
firm Sears Roe

other home
who arrived on
are Mr. Wi
who made a suc
r for himself in
ssiness, New
d who had no
o Dominica fo
Neville Phillip
of well/kn
Merchant C.G.
tese two gettli
nests of Mr. J.
Charles in
and after eLijt
they will remain
:a some days 1(
excursions into
ide and visit
N O.- PThillip
of the New
ice force.

D.G.S Gif
aid Clarke M.A
he Dominica Gra
:ived on Monday
week a gift of music
rom the govern
ft which will ec
id comprises two
so drums, trumpet
pair of cympals. T
'ere obtained throui
rman Govt. Emba
Mr. W.S.Stevens I
our & Social Se
Griffiths, Instructor
ig of D.G.S gave
fine sterephonic
he school on the fo

some- DOCTOR Hugh Springer
35,000 and Dr. Elsa Walters, uwi Coarse Sa
Institute of Fducation Direc- Fine Salt
]ers tots arrive next Tuesday for Special F
general talks on education* Who
from CHIEF Minister LeBlanc J. AST,
w in gave a cocktail party at Morne Feb. I -22
ay, is cottage for the Leeward Island
Dor, Teacher Training College PITCH PIl
Mr. Conference delegates last DIAN CED
bring Monday* QUEEN Elizabeth
',Tame the Queen Mother is recov J. A
nation, ering satisfactorily from an J. As
well- appendicitis operation. Jan. i8-F
Quiet CarnivIl IN
ound Cont. from page 1 WE WISH
Feb' Sunday Afternoon Parade PUBLIC TH
ilmot The parade on Sunday MENTS I
e afternoon in Windsor Park HANDLED.
Y th will comprise ftve floats- ASTAPHAI
York "Banquet Lawn" organisedd Dec. z-
t re' by Susan Hussey), "Hercu,
r 37 lean Girls" (Joan Carbon), I_ Ne
hrm "Purina" (J. E. Nassief), truck With
Jnr., "Miscellaneous Establish, J, AST
Phown ment" (G. B. Morreau) and Jan 4-
Phil- "Secondary Schools Junior
emen Queen" (Roosevelt SEM
Mar, .Richards).
New Only two roadbands are TUB
oying registered for the Monday TUB
in in 750 x
in n competition, Gullivers Tra-, 650
longer vels" i5o strong by the 600 x
their ,Thunderbirds Sports Club- 750 x
r and Nassief's Puriia Band 700 x
of 60o persons. 640 x
s-a We regret we are unable 617 0
York to publish the Police Traffic Very
Arrangements f o r Carnival S. P.
since the Govt. Notice' arrived
any after we had gone to press Te. 36o
on Friday., a

cal in,
lent of
quip a
, clear,
he in,
gh the
ssy in
: Mr,
allow ,



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