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Title: Dominica herald
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 42 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Allfrey, P. Shand ( Phyllis Shand )
Allfrey, P. Shand ( Phyllis Shand )
Publisher: Dominica Herald
Place of Publication: Roseau, Dominica
Roseau, Dominica
Publication Date: March 21, 1964
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Dominica -- Newspapers   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: Dominica
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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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(For the General Welfare of the People of Dominica, the further d ancement of the IVest ildies and /the Car'ho an Area as a hole)
ESTABLISHED 1955 SATURDAY, MARCH 21. 1964 PRICE Io(1


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BANANA KNOW-HOW FROM MAT TO MARKET

ng Delegation Goes To U-K. Television Film Lady "B.P." Charms Everyone

iergy and enthusiasm of the banana grower of the Otf Dominica World Chief Inspires Guides
n increas-s as information becomes more wide/ A B.B.C. unit has arrived in Do- IAORLD Chief Guide Lady Badeci Powell was given
ifter the WINBAN Conference in Barbados the minica to make several film reports V a rousing sendcoff by the Roseau Companies of
o. Sunday March 25, proceeded direct to England, for screening in the "Tonight" tele- Guides yesterday morning before leaving for her midday
ey will join a delegation from Jamaica for con, vision show. lae.
Th. h lc has bee n running for Plr


Sregio
spread. A
directors,
where the
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certeu action ctiA pressing problems coinceri.ing ithe buanaa.
industry, foremost among these being the protection of the
market for Commonwealth bananas in the U. K. and
arrangements fc: the dispos-! of surpluses as and when they
occur. The Price Adjustment scheme, expiring in a
week's time, will also be taken up.


Other matters delibera-ed
at the conference at the Rock-
ley Beach Hotel, Barbados,
were the election of officers,
insurance on plant mats, the
building arid equipping of
the St. Lucia Research
Station (fidnnced by Geest
Industries jnd with the bless,
ing dfth.e U.W.I.) and the
exaMinaiti.n of the new'con-
tract._-v'ith Ge&t'- rr-.duries,
shotrdlvdie for singing.
Directors Elected
The new Board of
Directors ofWINBAN con-
sists of President Mr. Denis
H e n r y (rc-elected), Vice-
President Mr. Hilary DaSilva
(re-elected) and Messrs. S.A.
Schouten and Stafford Shil,
lingford -- Chairman, re/
spectively of the Banaia
Associations of Grenada, St.
Vincent, St. Lucia and
Dominica. A accompanying
them to U.K. will be (from
Dominica) Mr. Gerard Win,
ston (as Dominica delegate),
Kcith Alleyne Esq. Q. C.,
legal adviser and Mr. Vivian
G r e 11 (newlyappointed
SecretaryAccountant WIN
BAN). The Windward
"Islands delegation will be
lead by Hon. Herman Colly-
more, Minister in the St.
Lucia Government and
Jamaica's delegation by Hon.
Robert Lightbourne, Jam,
aican Minister.
Cheaper Mat Insurance
As an incentive to grow,
ers to plant-mat protection,
Mr. Arthur Davis and Mr.
John Bonitto, representatives
of the two firms of insurance
brokers handling contractual
insurance on mats, agreed to


reduce e h premium payable
from five to three cents per
mat.
Mr. John van Geest and
Geest (WI) Chairman Sir
Garnet Gordon joined the
meeting on the Wednesday
and Tnursday last week:
exhaustive and meticulous' ex,
aminaioni was made f ,the

a new. contract. In- bagic-
agreementt to the new terms
we re ethe delegates 'from
Dominica, Sr. Vincent and
Grenada and it is expected
that a new draft contract will
shortly be circulated for con,
sideration of individual
associations.
(We opolgize for naming, last week,
Mr. G. Winston as Chairman of
D. B. G. A. instead of Mr. Stafford
Shillingford)
-----'-- -------
Agricultural Soc. Meet
At the A.G.M. of the Dominica
Agricultural Society on Monday
23rd at the Old Grammar School,
it is hoped that there will be time
for discussion of the Guadeloupe
Tour, since varying reports in the
press have raised several controver-
sial issues.


five years in Britain, has appeared
for five nights weekly for a total of
1500 programmes, and has an
audience often million viewers.
This unit is visiting Dominica as
part of a Caribbean tour gathering
materials for the "Tonight" show.
'1 hey have already filmed in Trin-
idad, Barbados, ;nd Martinique Af-
ter Dominica they plan to make their
way through the islands to Jamaica.
The unit consists of Michael,
Tuchner-Director, Ken Willicotrbe
Cameraman, Phil Law--assistant ca,
meraman, Fred Downton-sound
recording.
SThe unit already here will be re-
joined this weekend by ace roving re-
porter Alan Whicker who
j. OWJyzui-r t;^fiLnnrdniin o ____t
an award from tne British Screen-
writeri Guild.
This B.B.C unit plan to do at
least one week's filming in Dominica
before continuing on their Carib,
bean Tour.

Timber Industry
Here Soon
In a press interview in transit
from St. Thomas, U.S, Virgin
Islands. (whi!st returning from the
CARIBO conference to consider
a development bank) the Chief
Minister, Hon. E.O. Leblanc is re-
ported to have stated that "Domin-
ica will have a timber industry by
the end of the year".

Phone Man Killed
Alfred Bellevue was killed in-
stantly on Friday morning by a fall-
ing telephone pole at Lespointes.
near Mahaut.


de Gaulle Visit Now Sunday

by PHYLLIS ALLFREY, HERALD EDITOR
FORT-DE/FRANCE. Martinique, March 19: It was announced yesterday
that President de Gaulle's visit to Martinique scheduled for today has now
been put off untfl Sunday--Monsieur le General is to visit Guadeloupe first.
Meanwhile I have received most courteous treatment from the Prefect of
Martinique, Monsier Raphael Petit, who has arranged a press seat for me
for the President's function on the Savannah at Fort-deFrance, under the
statue of Empress Josephine, I am vIso invited to the Mayoral reception in
honour of the President, the same Sunday evening.
Last night there was a spectacular demonstration with flambeaux to
celebrate the re-election of Aime Cesaire to the Council for the consti-
tuency of Rivi&re Levassor.
This afternoon, I am taking a trip to the one-time cultural capital of
the French Antilles, St. Pierre, which was totally destroyed with the loss of
3,000 lives sixty years ago by the eruption of Mont Pe!6.


In an endearing and humourous onehour speech
from the balcony of Government House the 75-year-old
Chief Guide fascinated an appreciative audience of guiders
and well-wishers in the pale moonlight of Thursday even,
ing. Seated informally on the parapet, without a micro,
phone, she charmed her listeners with a history of the
Movements of both Scouts and Guides from its inception
by her husband. "This living, vital force for good," she
said, "is a wide programme of character training for boys
and girls which builds body, mind and soul. It is not
just for children but a moving force for good in a world
w iich has so much evil."
"Its So Lovely To Give" apparently deserted ground-
Going on to describe the but at a signal, some thirtyW'
world v. i d.. fund-ialsing guiders who had b.en hi
. v i ti^ of_" .- ; ..J t' -^ h &-i "" ;"
Day' ("A penny for your gave arouMirgch-iltotgr.
thoughts") she cold of relief i"g. In the afternoon there
work and the forming of was a rally of all Guides
guide groups among refugees from the South (the North-
in camps after the disasters of ern Guides had held a rally
the partition between India w h e n the Chief Guide
and Pakistan. She hoped arrived at Melville Hall on
that funds would be raised Wednesday) and there were
for the further building of performances of dancing and
the assembly hall for the com, mime by guides and brownies
bind Scout and Guide and presentation of four Ist
H.Q. in G.H. grounds, Clss badges to members of
congratulating them for hav, the Ist and 2nd Roseau
ing already built their "utility Companies. A Camper's
block" w h i c h contains Licence and long service
kitchen, showers and toilets. award was presented to Mrs.
She gave listeners the slogan Bascomb and an Oakleaf
"IT'S SO LOVELY TO Award to Mrs. Rose John,
GIVE", and hoped that the son for "meritorious service
new H. Q. would be "a to the movement".
power house for generating Accompanying L a d y
the spirit of the movement". Baden Powell on her Carib-
Finally she said how pleased bean and Latin American
she was, once again, to be in tour was Miss Helen Mc,
"your lovely, entrancing and Swiney, Chairman of the
beautiful island". Commonwealth Guide H.
Guide Commissioner Mrs. Q. and member of the
Joffre Robinson (n&e Agatha Overseas Committee.
Mitchell) was in the chair
and gave a delightful brief ~
introduction, and an appeal CERCLE FRAN AAIS
afterwards. M r s. (Josep Mercredi, le 5 mars soir
hine) Osborne, For mer edile 2 mars soiree
Commissioner, gave the vote a residence de Madame
of thanks. Allfrey.
Nous partous ensemble a
Surprise Greeting 5.30 avec l'autobus de J.
At the buffet lunch pre, Casimir.
pared for Lady Olave at Rassemblement: Market
midday, she arrived on an Place a 5.30 p.m.


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PAGE TWO DOMINICA HERALD SATURDAY, MARCH 21, -964

Peoples Post Likewise, elsewhere, when large sur.ption. I have not in buy and to produce as far
groups of workmen, are employed fact lost sight of the possibi, as sound judgement allows
Correspondents are asked t( submit their fll names and addressess as in the industrial sectors. ly of producing sugar for what we are too poor to buy.
a guarantee of good faith. but not necessarily for publication. Letters should FARMER, Roseau ga
be as shot as possible. Controversial political lette.,s will not be pub- export; as a matter of fact EcONOMIST, Roseau
lished anonymouslv. Views expressed in People's Post do not necessarily "- uch drawbacks as floods and
reflect the policy of the Edtor or the Proprietor. ------
---- --i Why Do We Buy drought which affect the
Commonwealth Amateur Umpires Suga? sugar supply of some areas "The $10
In Crisis do not affect us. Hence a Government."
In r sMadam,-Please allo w A i torelative advantage as an O
SS~r,-- A country's right to export producer. Again the Elkin Henry At D.U.P.P.
Dear Madam, me space in your paper to port X of goods is export producer. Again the D.U.P.P.
The E d i t o r i a titled publish this short warning to derived fro her ability to new uses wo fin scrence con M tin
"Commonwealth in Crisis" the authorities concern. export X of goods. Toines o frsugar w
from "Venture" magazine In recent weeks I have t o in the near future skyrocket At the D. U. P. P. meet'
which is reproduced in the noticed that the services of p it aiht forward, Ex the demand. But fi r s t ing on Fridly night last week
Heraldf the 14th inst. Is our recognized umpires have ports must pay for Imports. things first. We must begin, (postponed a week because
the mostfrank and objective vanished from the cricket he absence of this ideal a by keeping in local circular of the powerfailure), Op
presentation of the facts and field. This I understood country ought %o be, to a tion, the $' million exported position Leader E. B. Henry
he situation dealt with in it from reliable sources is due eat extend self-sufficient, or yearly, in order to bring our criticized the D. L. P. Go
lhe situation dealt with in it from reliable sources is due else she will suffer from a token
I have read for a long time, to the fact that umpires have r economy a little closer to the vernment for putting token
Shochronic balance of payments ilibrium position. The figures of$o in their bud,
definitely from the ernd of not been able to receive pay defi equilibrium position. The figures of $ in their
World War i fought. and ment for matches played as The $ million epored question of export, though get estimates for 1964. This
won on slogans and promise far back as last season. If annually purchase 2 important, is secondary. standard method of include
es which included to "Make there is any truth in this state, annually to purchase 2072 It must be remembered ing in the budget a construe,
tons of sugar adds a further .
the World Safe for Demo, ment I would like to asked cryingg owto ou. ara that that well respected theory uon project which is not
cracy" and "Self Determin, those responsible to arrange ing bow o o read of comparative costs states surveyedor estimated was not
nation" for dependent peoples. some form of guarantee to the ralised that she ought to draw that each country should really a constructive attack
Can you tell me, Madam, umpires concern that, as soon he line somewhere and as a o produce not merely what it but had great success with
why is the clear thinking, as funds becomes available, result se keeps in Local can produce more cheaply at te considerable crowd who
realism and sound assessment the association will meet their circulation or a mi ion home than it can buy from turned out to listen.
displayed in this article not responsibility, a abroad, but what it can pro, The attempt by govern,
displayed in this article not responsibility. dollars per annum by produce ducetothe greatest adva ent to ake minica's
permitted to influence the Players, supporters andin her own suardce to the greatest advan, ment to make Dominica s
ins and -de'isions of National spectators, I am sure, willsugar. stage. And I add that it is finances independent of
ie4s ad de'pi"l of Naionalgee with me. that the umwl ow, to produce 2072 t advantage to import grantinaid was caegorized
Policy Le v eI .sCat. you say .tons. f sugar er annum,we Iptonl w .
CP-lc v 'e that pltaing position is at its low' .. only what our exports can con, on pae ,
.T ...L. h -a-- t in g ,,, re most bPam acres of ________________ ._r_.._...._
.s r e iIs rst ~efnn a ~a e under com-,
minds into machines, of pub- ers are left to suffer from a araively oo c i
licity and double standardssorts of rash decisions from acre ca yied 4 tons of THE VA RI 7TVf ~I
or that only such persons persons willing to relieve the g acre c That strip of ideal 'THE-- VAT I
succeed to get into power of situation, sugar cane land stretching
free elections? In the S.M.A. vs. Empire from Morne Daniel to Bel, C G. PHILLIP & COi.LTD.
In my simple mind and match played at Windsor fast is over 3 times the re
thinking, I find it stange that Park on Saturday and Sun, quirement in Land space, LATEST ARRIVALS:-
seldom are persons with the day no less than eight umr and presents no difficulty as F Bains Ca Ion Pi
honesty of conviction of the pires were called to officiate far as accessibility goes. Se erS, Face BaSinS, CaSt IrOn Pipes
type of the Editorial writer during the 9 hours that the I am already in touch with and Fittings, Felt Roofing, Rim Locks
of the article referred to, match lasted. certain su g ar producing Dead ls, T oon f H inL os,
found in the higher positions At the Botanical Gardens countries and hope to receive ea Locs, Te3 and BUtt hinges,
of State in t;e so called where Combermere played answers to the following IKitchen SinkS, Bass Brooms, Rofing,
"Free Democratic Nations" Warwicks the position was questions shortly Putty, Spad Shovels, Forks, Paints
of post World War x. just about the same; and this ) How muc does it cost y Spades, Sho For Paint
Yours faithfully match ended in controversy to produce h unit of sugar t tC, tp,
MUSGRAVE EDWARDS, over the question of an agreed (using I ton to represent a I
Roseau half hour with only one unit)? e--r-s-- --t---a----
16.3.64 umpire having a say in the II) What share of the cost
Sugar, Goats And matter; the other umpire, of production goes to cane
Medicine s A being new, knew nothing growers and what share to THE COST OF LIVING
Madam, observed fro yourabout theagreement. the other factors of produce, GOES D W N AGAIN
paper and the Government notice Thanking you for space, tion? A AI
that brown sugar must be sold at LEOPOLD J. St. ROSE, III) What are the capaci/
17c perlb, yet I find that many Goodwill. ties of the various sizes of With the view of pushing down the cost
shops are charging 22c and 23C per
lbif obtainable- saying the sugar factories in operation of living, we have, by volume buying,
wholesale price is up. In your country and what been aole to secure Instant Coffee at the
Does this mean that the govern- What Music are their respective approxi- unbeatable price of 750 per 2-oz. tin,
ment is not aware of the cost of the ulmate capital costs' under the Brand name of:
sugar when landed? Could cause IV) How are cane growers
Are government proposing to paid fortheir produce and "ASTAPHANS INSTANT COFFEE"
control the price of goat meat be, Sir, h
cause some people sell at 75c and The government of India have what are current prices per As an introductory offer, we offer one
some at 78e per lb; broadly realized that music could unit of produce supplied, tin Dutch Baby Evaporated Milk FREE
I would like, too, to ask the Go- cause wonders to be performed in the V) How much would it ith ev y t n of Astaphans Itant offE
vernment which doctors and which economic development programme of cost a cane farmer to cultivate ever tn Astaphan Itant Coffee
hospital are government- because the country. Especially as alcoholic and market one acre of canes, purchased.
whichever doe!or or hospital you go stimulants are prohibited in several of VI) What are the curcnt Try a tin to-day and be satisfied.
to you have to pay for your stay in the states. V) What arie the cui n
hospital or for your remedy media They have, accordingly, had mu, minimum wages paid to ASTAPHANS SHOPPING CENTRE
cine and things) sical bands played during the con- agricultural workers?
Many people want the Govern, struction of the highways throughout I am at present, for sound Designed for your shopping pleasure. The
ment to tell us the answers to these the difficult mountainous regions. economic reasons, interested Store that gives you more.
questions. Also suitable soft music is played to
47.3.64 ALLEYNE J. BARBER, have the output of the paddy fields in the production of suffi, Mar. 21-April Ix
Mahaut increased. cient sugar for home con-










DOMINICA HERALD PAGE THREE


By Allandale E. Burton
Gentlemen, if you have never
slept in a rom infested with bed
bugs, I beg you pray Co the Lord
tht you will never do so.
It was a very hot day in summer,
and after a hard day's work done
by poor William, he decided to go
to bed quite early in the almost
dilapidated house which he rented
at a most reasonable rice because
cf its shabbiness.
On this poor man's bed (by that
I mean his crocus bags and worn'
out clothes which he spreads on ihe
floor) he retired to rest for the night.
The first hour he slept as sound-
ly as if then he were in Wonder,
land. Later on, he was awakened
because of the incessant antount of
bi:es which he received. When he
looked into his bed, he saw a regi-
ment of bugs running madly about
the place. He looked for their
weapons; but they were far too
small to be seen. He killed as
many as he could, yet many bugs
escaped through the fissures of the
floor. Then he looked at his hands
as if h- had just committed homi,
cide. "Is it the blood of a human
being". he asked himself. Yes, for
it was his own blood stolen by
these wretched parasites.
He tried to sleep once more, but
again and ?gain he was awakened
by these pests which caused him to
scratch his tender itching skin. Not
able to stand the burden, he there,
fore got up and sought comfort on
a chair. But once agiin he met
with a regiment of these brutes.


He got restless with his own sell;
grumbled, sighed and curse. I


The more he asked for the morning
to break the longer it took: on that
particular right the world was re,
volving at a much reduced rate on
its axis t oan on the other days
which had elapsed,
(Cont. onp. 5)

University Of The
West Indies
Applications are invited
for the post of Lecturer or
Senior Lecturer in Economics
in the College of Arts and
Science, Trinidad.
Salary Scale: Senior Le/c
turer: 1,950 x 90 --2,940
per annum. Lecturer: :,450
x 60 -- 1I 8Io x 80 - 2,
290 p e r annum. Child
allowance(limited to three
children) 150 for first child,
Ioo for second child, 50
for third child. F. S. S. U.
Housing allowance of Io%
of basic salary, or if available,
unfurnished accommodation
will be let by the University
at 1o% of basic salary. Up
to five full passages on ap-
pointment, on normal termin-,
ation and on study leave
(once every three years).
Detailed application (six
copies) giving particulars of
qualifications and experience,
date of birth, and the names


A Night With Bed Bugs


ortmree rrcerees snouJa DC
sent by 30th April, 1964, be Mar. 7 & 21


persons living in the Ameri,
cas and the Caribbean area
to the Registrar, University
of the West Indies, Kingston
7, Jamaica, and by All other
felons to the Secretary, Inter-
University Co unc i1 for
Higher Education Overseas,
29 Wcburn Squre, London
W. C. I. Further particulars
may be obtained similarly.
Mar. 21

University Of The
West Indies
Department of Education
Applications are invited for ad-
mission ia October, 1964 to the
One-Year Course, leading to the a-
ward of a Professional Certificate,
being offered by the Department of
Education, University of the West
Indies.
The Course is open to qualified
and experienced teachers, holding
or preparing for, posts of responsi-
bility as Head Teachers, Edczation
Officers, Inspectors of Schools, Lec-
turers in Teacher Training Colleges,
or senior posts in Primary, Secon,
dary .-,:hools etc. Candidates may
be uon-graduates or graduates and
must have already undergone some
training.
Aoplication forms and detailed
information can be obtained upon
request from the Registrar, Universi
ty of the West Indies, Mona, King-
ston 7.
The closing date for applications is
s irwrv-/, o. n^.


The Registry, 20.2.64


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DOMINICA HERALD


Keeping Fit For M
CIRCUIT training ii a system of si
velop general fitness in terms of
and power. It develops a basic pool
neled into various directions including
allows you to graduate your exercise
in the elements of fitness in particuil;
vaiy.
A circuit consists of a number
a certain number of times according
performer works through the circuit
within a certain time say 15 minutes
on which he notes his maximum nui
and the dose he gives himself for tra
ing dose one can find the maximum
ute or minute, and halve it. As h
his card exactly how his fitness is im
maximum figure for each exercise ,s i
the training dose should increase propo
from circuit training only when the p
Here is a typical circuit:-
I Stepping on and off bench (20o
movement.
2 Burphee jumpcrouch (I) legs j
legs back to crouch; (3) stand
3 Pull ups-hang on 8-9 foot bar
above bar: lower.
4 Trunk curls- back lying, ben
until hands reach knee cap: unc
5 Astride jumps with dumb-bells.
dumb-bells in each hand. Jum
6 Bar bell curls: Stand astride. h
under grasp. Use vigorous exten
shoulder. '
7 Dumb-bell squats- squat with
grasp dumb-bells in each hand;
8 Dips "on parallel bars- bend
straighten.
A circuit can be devised which
S A safe card: might commence a
EXERCISE DATE
r --:- naXimuma traini
Steps (is/in) 35
SBurphee (J min) 26


Desegregation
Strengthens
Youth

U. S. Psychiatrist Assures
Parents
Desegregation can be a
source of emotional and
ethical growth, a prominent
U. S. psychiatrist says.
Dr. Robert Coles, research
psychiatrist for Howard Uni,
versity Health Services, told
some 1,500 parents and pro,
fessional workers here yester,
day that the experience of
white and Negro children
undergoing desegregation in
Southern schools shows few
psychiatric problems.
"On the contrary," he
said, "they mostly manage to
cope with it successfully and
continue with their study and
plan. Even youths from
deeply convinced segregation,
ist homes manage an adjust,
ment to their Negro class,
mates, and in many cases
begin, with increasing comr
passion and respect, to see
them as individuals."
Dr. Coles spoke at the


en- Circuit Training
tenuous exercising which aims to de,
stamina, muscular strength, endurance
of physical fitness which can be chan-
ig games, athletics and swimming. It
and to note progrcssiv: improvement
ar to stamina, during prolonged acti-
of exercises each of which is performed
to individual requirLments. The
and his aim it to repeat it three times
s. The performer keeps a record and
mber of repetitions for each exercise
inini purposes. In fixing the train-


er fights alone. He is being
joined by important and in,
fluential individuals, institu.,
tions and groups in our
society who feel, that his
cause is just and that the
stakes for all Americans are
high." --(USIS)
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Civil Service
Standards Raised


ended with an employment agree,
ment covering 5 major hotels. All
sides have expressed relief; hut the
tactics used with shouting pickets
blocking entrances to a big down-
town hotel have divided opinion
among the City's Negro leaders.
Opinion is also divided as to who
emerged victorious after the agree-
ment signed last Saturday. Hotel
officials renewed their l:denial of
charges that hotels are biased in their
hiring policies.

I!I n rw ii nf Tho


unfurnished accommodation
will be let by the University
at o%/ of basic salary. Up
to five full passages on ap-
pointment, on normal termi-
nation and on study leave
(once every three years).
Detailed applications (six
copies) giving particulars of
qualifications and experience,
date of birth, and the names
of three referees should be
sent by 30th April, 1964, by


number of repetitions in, say, min, The following excerpt from a Trini, UIIVClI 'ly UI I IIt persons living in the Ameri,
e develops, the performer can see from dad and Tobago Governent release West Indies cas and the Caribbean area
proving. Heshculd regularly check his indicates how the educational standards to the Registrar, University
it will be constandy increasing and so are being raised there: of the West Indies Kinston
itionately. Maximum benefit isgained "An open competitive examina- Applications a r e invited the West Indies, Kingston
performer is working flat out. tion will be held in May, 1964.... for the post of Lecturer or 7, Jamaica, and by all other
to select candidates for appointment Senior Lecturer in Account, persons to the Secretary, Inter,
as Clerical Officers Grade Two in -o Upiversity Council o r
-24 inches high) to a four c o u n t the Civil Service. ingin the Department o
C, t C Service.mIn Innii r a n Higher Education Overseas,
Men and women between 17 and 22 Economics. Appli c an ts Higher Education Overseas,
ump back to front support (2) jump years o age on January i, 1964, in should possess a degree and a 29 burn Sqaure, London
(4) * possession of the Cambridge School professional accou n t a n c y W C. I, Further particu-
r fully extended, leave up to raise chin Certificate not lower than Division i lars may be obtained similar
Two or other recognised qualitica- The succs. y.
dd ful candidate will be required J
d head forward and curl upper trunk (ions or equal or superior standard Mar. 21
url. are eligible, to teach Accounting for the M.
.Stand astride bench holding (25lbs) The General Certificate ofEdu- B. Sc. (Econ.) d egrr ee. More Prosper
p on and off bench. caion (London) will be accepted Duties to be assumed by ist Grumble
as the equivalent of a School Cebi October, 964, or as soon r mas
holding bar bell (6o070,8olbs) with cate Dvision Tw o, provided the ber 964, or as oon as
vision of back to curl bar bell up to candidate has at leastfive Ordinary possible thereafter. People of MIrne Prosper,
Level passes, one of which must be Salary Scale: S e n i o r disappointed at the disintegra,
Heels supported on low wedge and English Language. Lecturer 1,950 x g90- tion of their road, which is
stretch to stand then squat. Salary of Clerical Officer Grade 2,940 per annum Lecturer: now almost impossible for
elbows until at right angles, then Two is in the scale of $120.00 too trucks. They a e .cn i
permonth. S ,, 6- .,8, o- trucks. They hawe contri,
$230.00 per month. Successful k. --
Sn h h. candidates who are holders of the 2,29o per annum. Child -buted both money and volun,/
does not involve the use of wigts.Higher School Certificate will, allowance (limited to three tary labour carrying stones
as ollows:- however, commence a( a salary of childrcd) jo for first'child, but still have rot had the
LATER DATE $i40.oo per month, while those in ioo for second child, jo kPWD com. to work ori the
ng dose -miaximumi trairng-dose. 'Onea Schol Cer iate l ll -- TS.. a-Cespc a Vi s ifro-
I8 40 20 Grade Two ofthe General Ce tifi Housing allowance of I %o Minister Didier some two
13 28 14 cate of Education (London) Ordin- of basic salary, or if available, weeks ago.
-- ary Level, will commence at
$13o.oo and $120.oo per month
Child Study Association of respectively."
America's (CSAA) confer, ------- Hoid
ence. The meeting this Dawbiney Holds gef wonderful
week seeks to explore the
implications for healthy Elections shine?
growth in the current stresses
on the country's children. Celebrates 16th Anniversary K
Dr. Coles also noted that Messrs. [C.A. Maynard & B. Sho e /
he had observed "no psycho, st. C. Roberts were reflected OUS
logical harm done to children President and Vice-President res-
who participate in racial de, pectively and Messrs. Ronald O,
monstrations in Southern Armour secretary and Simon P.
Richards Treasurer were elected
cities." He added, we to the Executive Committee of the
must remember the daily, Dawbiney Literary Club on Thurs-
senseless harm of being a day evening. Outgoing Secretary
Negro child in a specifically Mr. F. Severin and Mr. A.B.A.
oppressive world, or a white Lazare remain on the Committee.
child whose sense of self- On Saturday at the Old-Gram-
child whose sense of selfmar School the Club Celebra-ed its
esteem must rely on injury to Thirteenth Anniversary, During
others and whose experiences the formal p a r t the President
include becoming slowly in- delivered an address while The Act,
sensitive to t h a t injury, ing Secretary and Treasurer (Mr. J.
indeed believing in its social A. Barzey) submitted their Re-
indeed believing i its social ports. This was followed by
inevitability or desirability." Refreshments. Patrons and other
Whitney M. Young, Jr., members of the public closely associ,
Executive Director of the ated with the Club were in-
National Urban League, said vited to the Celebrations.
integration gave white citi,
zens an opportunity to de- San Francisco s. 1062
monstrate their maturity by
realizing the creative possi, Hotel Trouble KIW I SHOE POLISH
abilities in diversity.
lany whites have already SAN FRANCISCo, Mar. 8, c: SHINES AND PROTECTS
any whites have alreadyThis City's largest and noisiest civilES AND PROTECTS
accepted rhis opportunity, he rights demonstration which was Agent: Dominica Dispensary Co. Ltd. Roseau.
said. "The Negro no long- marked by the arrest of 167 persons


PACE FuUR


4QTURDAY, MARCH 21, 1964









-ATURDAY, MARCH 21, 196A4


Application For
Liquor Licence
To the Magistrate Dist "G" &
Chief of Police
I, Nellie Baptiste now residing at
Vieille Case Parish of St. Andrew
do hereby give you notice that it is
niy intention to apply at the Magis-
trate's Court to be held at Ports-
mouth on Saturday, the 4th day of
April 1964, ensuing for a retail
LIQUOR LICENCE in respect to my
premises at Vieille Case Parish of
St. Andrew
Dated the 12th day of March
1964
NELLIE BAPTISTE
Mar.,14-28


French & Spanish
Exams
Mr. J. A. Barzey, of both the
Cercle Francais and the Club
Espagnol informs us that the Insti,
tute of Linguists (3, Craven Hill,
London. W.2), as an examining
body in languages, holds examina-
tions both summer and winter.
The 1964 summer exams are taken
from I ay 22'29. .
The examinations for which
certificates are .awarded are held at
five levels:
Student i below G.E.C. "0"
Level
Student i above G.C.E. "0"
Level

Fellow B.A. Level
Associate B.A. (Hons.) Level
The Club Espagnol, asked to


submit names of qualified axam'ner.
for th! oral papers, has nominated
Rev. Bother Estrada of the S.M.P.,
in Spanish and Dr. E. Mueller for
French and German. The exa'nin-
ations conii; of a w\r ttn paper,
dictation, and on oral examination.
Quite a l-t of interest his been
evoked in Dominica and if suffi-
cient students are collected to satisfy
the minimum amount foi a lan-
guage centre the enrolment forms
will be sent to the club Espagnol
later this month,



A Night With
Bed Bugs
Cont. from pa e 3
Getting more restless than ever,
he decided to quit-he house. In
the village there are many boat-
houses, so he rushed out to lodge in
one of them till morning broke.
What a comfortable rest he had on
the fisherman's seine! Had he
known, he would have gone there
earlier.
WhSen he returned to his home,
he searched for a bug. held it in his
right hand and thought of its m nute
size and the considerable amount of
discomfort it can cause. "More,
over", said p oor philosopher
William, "it is a pity you all can':
pay the rent for my house or I
would have left it long ago." Then
he killed the bug, reducing it to a
powdery trace.
The Writer, Allandale Burton, has
recently passed is final xamina in
altesmanship wit> the Bennett College.
An, employee of H.H.V. .Whitchurcb,
Mr. Burton's story received an honour,
able mention in our recent competition as
the "most humourous story". ED.


Nurses Of The World


At Home In London
A short distance from London's major air terminal in a solid grey
house (173 Cromwell Rd.) there is home for overseas nurses who are stu,
dying in Britain. The home is an International memorial to Florence
Nightingale; the Red Cross and St. John's Ambulance Brigade, have
greatly contributed to its foundation and upkeep. The original building
in Manchester Square was wiped out by a bomb during World War 11.
During the past 15 years nurses from 40 countries have stayed at this
pleasant a'-d comfortable hostel. It is more like a club than a hostel, for
all the nurses have their own front door key, rules and regulations are few,
and each nnrse has her own bed-sitting room with hot and cold running
water as well as the use of a communal laundry. The public rooms are
elegant. Exchange of ideas is one of the most valuable things the home
has to offer.


Florence Nightingale House

V [ ;


PAGE ,IVE

New Anti-Smallpox Drug


In a review in this week's
Br.tish Medical journal. Dr. :'
A.R.D. Adams, senior ,
lecturer at the School of
Tropical Medicine at the
University cf Liverpool, de,
scribes the new fourth edition ,:.
as "most valuable" and adds:
"The text on the major
classical diseases of the tropics
has been revised and brought
up to date, and the list of i
drugs in current use for their British Doctor, D.J. Bauer, V'rologist in Wellcome
treatment, a valuable feature Laboratories of Tropical Medicine, London, with his
of the bo'k, has been appro, discovery "Marboran" which is effective against small, :-
riately amended pox epidemics.--BIS.
Thje -book can be readily and practitioners concerned Sir Philip, whrG wias boriA
carridn ,a coat pocket tot be with diseases of tropical and en a88, isthe Iauthoo trp;
sU distribion it alpulicationsn troi
and that is its purpose. s trop.Ica tuition ical. medicine "' c'":ig
The book S coverage Dr. willprove a most valuable history of the ..School'.of
. dams states, is remarkably, and very cheap, part of their T ro.p i e a 1 di'2c&ine i
wide. "To both students basic equipment." London.-(BIS)


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DOMI-NICa' HERALD


W, I. TROPICAL
DISEASES
Handbook By Expert
A leading British publish,
er has just issued a new edi/
ion ,f a book on tropical
medicine which covers the
main tropical diseases en/
countered in the West Indies.
Called "Synopsis of Tropi,
cal Medicine", the book is
by Sir Philip MasonBahr,
one of Bricain's leading ex,
perts on tropical diseases.
The 325,page book is pub,
lished by Casseli at $3.60 in
U. K.










S;.TURDAY, MARCH 2, :96,;


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t iL lAst two -sho
Swo I I [CenAt
publu'aun in this
prit" aU to a w
We kft4w from va
readers have enjoyed
.nct, faO) a new
whieh e hope thi
occasional misprinst
Something we st
periment has revealed
able ip rttan to
pears that there ar
writers in this islar
early all qf whom
-- a number of th
agers. This is a p
Dominica should tu
of a literary form w
cult to perfect but
the outside world,
-.eI e4A 1uuirious c


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THE SHORT STORY

rAt %,l ptie-wiInnm A few words on the short story as an
eeompettiton receive art form will not come amiss. It has
iMtIc. Both tales are been said by one of the greatest of English
ry degree) amusing, short writers (one of whose tales we shall
Iious letters that our publish next week) that it is easier to
Sthe series and will be write a novel than a good short story,
batch of stories, in since in a novel you have space for mak,
ere will not even be ing mistakes which can later be adjusted.
1 Pure economy of words, economy of
tatted as a Ii.agti ex, characters (since every person and every
d a fact of consider, utterance weighs) sharpness of outline, and
Dominicans. It ap- a rounded theme where a plot is lacking
e many short story are traditional essentials of the short story.
ad (of varying talent) Within this framework, however, there is
are under twenty-five infinite scope for wit, tragedy and drama.
em indeed being teen, The short story should be a slice of life,
promising augury. If complete in itself.
irn out to be a nursery
which is not only didri, It is our intention to present some great,


extremely popular in
it would break one of
cisms that nothing


good comes out ot uomiruca .
The HERALD therefore announces its
willingness to publish more original short
stories by both new and initiated authors
of the island at rates equivalent to, or in
excess of, the prizes recently offered.
Stories will be judged on merit alone.
As our space is curtailed, we shr.ll keep
to the 1,000 word limit unless a longer
story is of exceptional quality.


Recognition, Not Appro
Editorial From "Indian And Foreign
The French decision to establish diploma
with Peking brings the number ot countries
_--..__---j .bl f,-n -'eh ir- .l1;i nf I;ni tn vr


rtcguoIsecu tme i eoupl siyepuUIL o. -ii to 47s U->I>U1ULC
as follows: 15 in Asia (Afghanistan, Burma, Cambodia,
Ceylon, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal,
North Korea, North Viet Nam, Pakistan, Syria and
Yemen); one in Eurasia (USSR); eight in Eastern Europe
(Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany,
Hungary, Poland, Rumania and Yugoslavia); eight in
Western Europe (Denmark, Finland, France, Netherlands,
Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom);
14 in Africa (Algeria, Burundi, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya,
Mali. Morocco, Somalia, Sudan, Tanganyika, Tunisia,
UAR, Uganda and Zanzibar) and one in the Western
hemisphere (Cuba).
The Government of the People's Republic of China
has only itself to blame for the fact that, more than 14 years
after the establishment of the Republic, it has not yet been
recognized by more than half of the family of nations.
India was among the earliest to accord recognition to the
PRC, and was the first non/communist country to do
so ... Recognition of a government is not tantamount to
approval of its policies and actions. The recognition of
the PRC by Tunisia and France, the latest countries to
take this action, therefore does not imply approval of the
present Chinese regime, any more than India's continued
recognition of the PRC does.


LONDON LETTER
BY GRA
British Opinion s
And Africa
"Britain", it has been said, ".as
given up an empire in Africa, but F
has not yet found a role". Yet we
thought we had. Sails filled with A
the wind of change, Britain saw i
herself as the bringer of orderly in-
dependence. In the early stages this
seemed to be so. Ghana, a model
state, solvent, with a Parliamentary "
synte and an independent judi- g
ciary, led the nations of West Africa r
to their rightful place at the UN.
General de Gaulle recognized the
current of the time and placed no tr
obstacles in the path of the French- hi
speaking African states.
The states of East Africa posed a a
more difficult problem. Here many t
English settlers had played a part in t
the development of Kenya, Uganda i
and their neighbours. But, withR
Mr. Sandys at the Colonial Office go
the traditional policy, if so recent
a policy can be so described, was da
kept to. Independence came, even A
though the number of trained men
in the East African territories was m
lamentably small. Meanwhile, to Cc
the south, Britain's experimental a,
Central African Federation broke
Ca
up. Independence will soon be c
given to Nyasaland, and Northern
Rhodesia is internally self-govern,


HAM NORTON
or fear of assissination he rarely
hows his face. His latest acts, in
which the judges became merely his
iessanger-boys, and lost "Il their
dependence, drew protests from
II over the Commonwealth and the
rece World.
The recent troubles in East
fncce: Zanzibar now perhaps more
n the Communist orbit than a
neutral state, and the chain of army
nutinies in Kenya, Uganda and
'r.ganyika showed bow fragile tie
overnmerts that Britain left behind
:ally are.
And when the massacres in
Lwanda, where one African tribe is
ying to kill everyone who belongs
another are set alongside the
:rrible events in the Congo, yonr
'erage Englishman begins to won-
er. The widespread sympathy for
e new African states is evapora:-
g. Let us hope that the Southern
hodesian and South African
Ivernments' propagandists do not
id the means to exploit this. For,
the old saying has it, two wrongs
Snot make a right. The South
.frican "natives" are among the
ost civilised and cultured of the
continent. It is both ironical and
tragedy that their less-developed
others have had, and in some
;ses, have then destroyed, that free-'
om which is every man's birthright.


successful short stories to our readers, both ing, under an African government. --
young and old, while they are dipping Southiernr Rhodesia, however.
their pens in the milk of human kiVndess, enjoys tIe same, or indeed, riher arbad os Loan
Ar .- ". r, ,-_ _-_ more, sel.rulc,.. But the governO
drama o the dark 'of mystery.'- met s epra:veo a-.s'' V- -
dama or the darkwaters o, mystery.,In white minority. The serlers have
such manner the coming literary men and friends in England. Anal the
women of this island will learn while they Government'must decide what to The Colonial office announce
earn. do. The settlers want not only that 1,5oo.0oo (W $7,2ooooo)
self-government, but independence. Barbados development loan was
Brain still retains a small measure well over. subscribed. The list
If we may add one small pointer: ofcontrl. Take that away, and closed at one minute past ten that
please write about the land and the life the Southern Rhodesian government morn g.
you really know best, in your own and would be fre.- even to impose some A financial corrtepondent writes,
not a borrowed style. form of South African style "apar. "bth s is ot surprising and is tlpical
theid" if it wished. of short-term loans to colonial coun
Now British opinion has up to tries, in which, at 6o0 and an
val Escape From the present been overwhelmingly issue price of 9 the gross edemp.
Against this General public opin, tion yield Is l7.Is.gd per cent.
Suggainst this Gneral public opin- The Barbados government wili have
Review" Suffering ion and the majority of M.P.s have Te Barbados government wlhave
both confidently followed the "wind to pay the staggering amount ot
ic relations Three p a i e n t s have of change". But it can be said oo00,0 annually for the use of
a ut $61 million." Barbados
which have to their deaths from :hat a different : atmosphere can be ao $6 mlhon." Barbados
S i plunge to tclheetted todav n some o carter estimated 1964-5 revenue is $32.4M.


the upper floors of the San The hopes that liberal opinion
Fernando General Hospital, placed in Africa have been some-
Trinidad, within the past what blighted.
month. O n e seventyfive For a start, we have the tragedy
year old man was being of Ghana. A state which started
treated for asthma. T h e out with so many advantages has
been transformed into something
other two patients were approaching H i I e r' s Germany.
women. There is, thankfully, at the moment,
no racial persecution. But a man
S has been raised into a god. Little
I children chant "Nkrumah lives for
Ag. Chief Ju ever, Nkrumah never dies". His
Ag. C ef Justice picture is everywhere. -ven though,


Appointed
Consequent upon the grant of four
months leave to the Chief Justice.
Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands, Mr. Justice F.E.
Field, with effect from the 16th
March, the Secresary of Stata has
appointed Mr. Justice Lewis to act
Chief Justice during that period.
(GIS)

- FOLLOW THE STAR*


Sir Alec A Grand-
father
LONDON 12 Mar CP:- Prime
Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home
became a grandfather today when his
youngest daughter Diana, 23, wife
of Wolfe Murray gave birth to a
daughter. Douglas-Home, now 6o,
has one son and three daughters.


ANNOUNCEMENT

SThe Harcourt Carter Optical Co. Ltd. wishes to inform
all persons with appointments for March 9th to 11th
that due to illness they are unable to pay their visit
as had been arranged. Persons with appointments
i will be notified fbr the next visit which will be in
I May.
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DOMINICA HERALD


A Dog's Revenge

by Wilfred Sebastian
DO UNTRAINED, cadaverous looking country dogs have irte!ligencee Do
their memories serve them r-ght: The following story may help you
to answer these questions!
It was such a lovely moonlight night in mid July that my friend,
Samuel, and I decided to take a complete survey of the remotest and most
secluded parts of a village in the northeast of the island where 1 was then
holidaying. My friend never warned me that we might have had to put up
with the usual insul s of some badly-fed native dogs. However, if my friend,
who was of course a native of the village, had not get plans for his escape
from a sudden attack from one of those cunning creatures, I certainly did.
.After walking for about half an hour, we found ourselves crossing a
yard which was very dark due to surrounding trets. Naturally, we could
not have discovered any monster which might have hidden itself in some
cosy corner, just waiting for the arrival of an intruder. However, I was
the first to notice a low growling sound from a not-too-distant corner. I
immediately informed Samuel of the danger, telling him: "some dog is
lurking treacherously in our area". Samuel instantly remarked. "Man, I
know what. Is a dog dey say dat Mr. Jean have in his yard, and dey say
it bad. Nobody dozen pass dear. But let it come. I will good for it to-
night. Is me an' it".
Hardly had my friend completed his remark when the dog leapt at
my knee. Which helicopter could have taken off faster: I whistled away
from the creature's territory and found myself waiting for my friend about
one hundred yards away. My friend who had remained behind was also
attacked by the dog, and he too found it wise and expedient to flee away
from the dog's domain. But the canine monster followed us into the shin-
ing moonlight, determined to inject her pointed canines into our flsh. My
dear friend was equally prepared to take the life of this dear creature, My
chief aim was to move away from the sight of Mother Dog.
The duel that eusued between my friend and the dog, gave me the
impression that these two must of necessity have been very bitter enemies
over some long period. Oh - -- my! Stop that! The
resolute creature made several attacks, biting my friend on about two occa-
sions on his left leg, and my friend in return never stopped pelting stones at
the dog. Oh Lord! Many struck the poor creature forcefully. I was of
the opinion that the last blow struck her so painfully that she decided to
retreat and cease fire.
Then I, who had remain clear of the batdefield all the while, went
to the assistance of my poor friend who was then in deep agony, for the
animal's teeth had penetrated deep into his flesh, leaving holes through
which streams of blood spouted ceaselessly. (It is understood that my
.c.:..- .... _e ,.,n *- ,--r m Tn meaina a few words ofsvmnathv to


him, he replied calmly, "'Don worry with that boy, but I know it waist
break". My friend I am glad to say did not perish from his wounds.
The next day I secretly inquired after the condition of- the dog, and
was told that it was suffering from a broken rib. I went to see the poor
creature myself and was much more in sympathy with her than witn my
dear friend. There was much guess work as to who had been so cruel to
the dog; but Mr. Jean finally admitted that Samuel struck the dog in sell
defence. However, I want to let readers know that Samuel could have
avoided the incident; instead, he actually encouraged the dog to come at
him by walking slowly.
Some days afterwards when the dog's rib had properly healed my
friend and I were walking casually down the road, not very far from Mr.
Jean's home. Look out! Ah--- What happened!
Up to now I am still doub ful. However, the very dog that Samuel had
, been merciless to, had taken its revenge. Samuel had received one of the
nastiest bites that one could ever get from a. dog, Did it bite me too?.
Oh no! Why?
I'll always be kind to dogs. Dear me!
V.*Ur ~ W A-f 4, l,-r AL ~U --C~


Our Cr-r-rime Re-
porter Reports -
Juvenile Delinquents
Again
ALTHOUGH it is not usually our
practice to publish the names of
juveniles accused of petty crimes, we
give this we(k th: names of members
believed to make up the "Virgin
Lane" gang whose depredations have
gone on for more than a year, espec-
ially at the Catholic Social Centre.
Alleged to have been caughtt in the
act of collecting ball-point pens at
the Centre were two boys whilst an-
other three were quickly roundedup
by the police last Monday night.
Appearing before the magistrate
will be: Renwick Ronny of Virgin
Lane, Reynold Henry of Hillsbor.
ough St., Alriss Lazare of Bath Rd.
Augustus Gabriel and Augustus
Cuffy, both of Virgin Lane.
"Who Stole The Milk
Of The Pussy Cat?"
W ho stole the beer of the DGS
Sports Meet! That's what we want to
know. Seven cases of beer were left
behind in the Technical Wing after
the School Inter-House Athletic
Meeting as unsold. Six were missing
when DGS master S.P. Richards
went to collect to return unsold to
Astaphans. Police are (of course)
investigating.


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PACE EIGHT


News Of Other
Islanders
"A Little Conspiring" -- Erie
Williams
Dr. Eric Williams Prime
Minister of Trinidad and
Tobago, said some interes:-
ing while on the first lap of
his successful African tour.
He is reported to have de-
clared that the Common,/
wealth country which suffer,
ed the mcst from Imperial,
ism was Ireland... In Lagos
he stated that "outside inter/
ference" was responsible for
the breakup of the West
Indies Federation... In
Kampala, U gand a, Dr.
Williams said: "The big
powers fight each other and
the small nations are squeez/
ed. We have to do a little
conspiring to s e what we
can achieve." He consider,
ed that "one of the develop,
ments of the world was the
getting together of the Afri/
can countries.'"
Barbados Cane Fires
During the first week in
March- over 1,500 acres of
sugar cane were burned down
by fires;: two dozen people
houses were destroyed and
personal effects and furnitnre
lost. Many work ers are
facing hardship on account
of the disaster, described by
the Barbaos Beacon as "wan
ton destruction."
The Anglican Bishop of


Barbados described the tra,
gedy as "anonymous.. .
which leads to untold ruo.
mours and accusations."
Self Government For St.
Lucia
"It is the intention o' the
Sc. Lucia Government to
press for full internal self
government in the absence of
any significant progress to,
wards the establishment of
the proposed federation", His
Honour the Administrator
(Mr. Gerald Bryan) declared
in his recent Speech from the
Throne. S:. Lucia born
Miss Martha George took the
habit of the Carmelite Sisters
recently, at a ceremony in
Port of Spain presided over
by Archbishop Finb'r Ryan.
DON'T DEPEND ON YOUR
NEIGHBOUR'S BUY
YOUR OWN DOMINICA
HERALD! ! !


C. M. For CARIBOU
Meeting
The Fourth Meeting of
the ta ending Advisory Com-
mittee of the Caribbean Plan
was declared open in St.
Thomas Iby His Excellency
Governor Ralph Paiewcnsky
of ,,e U. S. Virgin Islands,
on Monday, M a r c h 16.
Hon. E. O. LeBlanc, C.M.
and Minister of Finance re/
presents Dominica.
The main item on the
agenda concerns the nte-t
steps to be taken to provide
the financial and technicall
assistance necessary for econo/
mic development in the
Caribbean area, and includes
discussion of the possible
establishment of a joint de,
velopment f2nd, a private
investment company and a
bureau of investment studies.
Among those who are
-- 1 ----


IMPORTED


EG GS







S March 14-21


Attending are His Excellency
the Ambassador Dr. I. C.
Debror of the Royal Nether,
lands Embassy in Trinidad
and Tobago representing the
Kingdom of the Netherlands,
Mr. Henri Dumont, Consul
General for Franc: in Puerto
Rico aL-d Mr. H. Guignard.
Officer in Charge of External
trade, French Caribbean Dc,
apartments, for the Republic
of France, Mr. J. W. Stac,
poole of the Colonil Office,
Lor-don representing the
United Kingdom, and Mr.
Joseph Carwell of the Sta,.e
Department, Washingon,
D.C. representing the United
States ot America.
Many of the delegations
from the fifteen countries
represented at this meeting
are at ministerial level, and
some of them, i.e. Dominica,
Grenada, St. Vincent, and
St. Kitts, are led by Chief
Ministers.


Other participating coui/
tries are ihe Netherlands
Antilles, the British Virgin
Islands, Mont-errat, St. Lucia
and Antigca.
(Se p. 3, or i:s e of Mar.
.t.--"F: "cial Help For The
Car'!,ea.")

D. T. U. Can-
feranc -- Change
Of ?lace

The 19th Annual Con-
ference of Delegates of the
Dominica Trade Un'on will
be held at Old Maternity
Ward (now Roseau Mixed
School) Bath Road, instead
of at the Trade Union Hall.
The date remains the same:
Easter Sunday, March g9th,
at Io a. m.

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faces and haircuts adorning hundreds of linen tea-
cloths in a Belfast, Northern Ireland fac-ory. The tea-cloths
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Recently at a Labour Par-y Rally in Liverpool, Op-
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CTU R DAY,. MARCH 21, 1964








DOMINICA HERALD


Fire Disaster
Inquiry
"Cause Unknown"
"The cause of the fire is
unknown" was the verdict cf
the jury string at the Coro,
ne.'s Inquest on the Great
George Street fire on Samedi
Gras. Only a few witnesses
were called and most of them
could shed no light upon the
cause although Deputy Fire
Chief, Pedro Alexander Ber/
mont, stated that the fire
could have been caused by
an electrical short, since the
number of loose wires hang,
ing on both the North and
South sides, of "Zudies"
hcuse were a potential dan/
ger.
The fire apparently started
in Zudies house and he was
the first witness called. He
(full name Rudolph Du,
buisson) stated "It is a three
room house with a cellar
where I s t o r e d motorcar
spare parts and tyres. I do
not cook on the premises.
I am a mechanical repairer, a
radio engineer and a barber."
He went on to state how
Earlier he had been at his
mother's house on River St.
-and returned home at 11.30
-M71 ta- lv I.-. L- I" -^


between $8,0o0 and $9,000.
He was not insured.
Nathalie Defoe, domestic
servant, could offer no ex/
planation of the fire: at 1245
a.m. she was awakened by
the cry of fire and found that
"Zudie's" room, in the same
house was or, fire. She es,
timated the loss of all she
owned at $600.00.
The rent collector, j.
Ralph Casimir, said that the
large house belonging to
Miss Geraldine Tavernier
was valued at about $1o,oo0
and was uninsured.
No police witnesses were
called, presumably since there
was no member of the police
force in the vicinity at the
time.
It is the considered opinion
of many witnesses of this dis,
aster that the fire could have
been prevented from spread,
ing so disastrously if more
reliable and upto/date ap,
pliances had been available
to the efficient and hard/
working Fire Brigade.

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Uiiversity Of The
West Indies


University Of The salary. Up to five full
tpassges on appointment, on
West Indies normal termination and on
are invitstudy leave (once every Lhree
APPLICATIONS are invit/years)
years).
ed for the post of Professor Detailed applications (ten
of Applied Economics and copies) giving particulars of
Director of the Institute of qualifications and experience,
Social and Economic Re- date of birth, and the names
search in the Faculty of of three referees should be
Social Sciences. The suc- sent by April 30, 1964, by
cessful applicant will be ex. persons in the Americas and
pected to do a 1 i m i t e d the Caribbean area to the
amount of teaching in the Registrar, University of the
Department of E-onomics West Indies, Kingston. Jam-
and will be responsible for the aica, and by all other persons
research programme or the to the Secretary Inter/Univer,
I.S.E.R. sity Council for Higher Edu,
Salary in the range 3,o5o cation overseas, 29 Woburn
-- 400 per annum, plus Square, London W. C. I.
200 per annum Head Further particulars may be
of Department entertainment obtained similarly.
allowance. Child allowance Mar. 21
(limited to three children)
150o for first child, /1oo
for second child, so for
t h i r d child. F. S. S. U. Applications are invited for the
Housing allowance of r oo post of(a) Senior Lecturer or Lecr.
Housing allowance of 10% urr;b) Lecturer or Assistant
of basic salary, or if, avail/ Lecturer in Sociology in the College
able, unfurnished accom, of Arts and Science, Trinidad.
modation will be let by the Appointees will be required to
University at 10% of basic supervise the conduct of research
into the social structure and the


political sociology of the Caribbean.
Salary sales: Senior Lecturer:
1,950 x 90 2,940. Lecturer:
t,45o x 60 -- r,81o x o -
(,2,29o. Assistant Lecturer 1,200
x 50-- 1,350' Child allowance
(limited to th ec children) 150 for
the first cnild, Coo for second
child. F,S.S.U. Housing allow-
ance of 1o0, of salary, or if avala-
ble unfurnished accormJdarton will
be let by thI University at Ioo", of
salary. Up to five full passages on
appointment, on normal termination
and on study leave (once c,'cry
three years).
Detailed applications (six cops)
giving particulars of qualifications
and experience, date of birth and
the names of three referees should be
sent by joth April, 1964, by per-
sons living in the Americas and the
Registrar. University of the West
Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, and by
all other persons to the Secretary,
IcterUniversity Council for High,
er Education Overseas, 29 Wobur i
Square, London, W.C.I. Further
particulars may be obtained similar,
ly.
Mar 21
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Er.imanul L a ro APPLICATIONS are invited, in
Emmanuel La roc q e.: respect of the academic year
"When I heard the fire 1964/65, for admission to the
alarm" he said' "I looked out One-Year Post Graduate Course
for the Diploma in Education ,at
and saw a baze in Great the University of the West Indies.
George St.: I went to the In order to be considered for
scene and there I discovered Diploma Course candidates have
that the house in which I to hold a degree from a recog-
nised University.
lived was flat down". He Applications should be made
went on to relate how he bad not later than March 31, 1964. to
lost everything radios for the Registrar, University of the
West Indies, Mona, Jamaica,
repair, tools, clothes, books, from whom further information
records and a record player, and application forms may be
and $230.00 in cash. He received.The Registry 20.2.64
reckoned up his loss at March 7, 21.


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Mount Gay Rum. Gallon Jugs $13.90 ,, ,, ,, Dry & Sweet White $1.20
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PAGE NINE








PAGE TEN' AO


"SO THEY SA Y"--
BY BOB & RAY
Tomorrow the sun will be directly over the Equator
and this marks the first day of Spring. In Dominica it
will mark the true beginning of the larg,'st banana harvest
the island has ever known! And while we are thankfully
enriched by the imports of the twelve Dominicans who
spent t!me and money to journey to neigbouring Guadaloupe
io see ho v they do it .here, we must try and remember that
the Guadeloupe banana farmer is an independent planter,
not associated with other planters in the buyi:igselling
phases of the final marketing of tne fruit ... he must "go
it alone" and therefore whaz he does to make his froit more
appealing, produce faster, etc. has a larger bearing on his
returns. Competition to sell his figs keeps him on his
toes whereas in Dominica all we have to worry about is
weight and grade quality fruit doesn't bring a cent
more! Not yet, anyway!
For years, United Fru't Co. has used a senorita named
Chiquita to promote the sale of bananas. The appeal was
always institutional rather than tied to United Fruit's own
product. Now the company has decided to keep the 19-
yearold Chiquita in her own back yard. This will be
the first time a major effort to sell bananas as a branded
product instead of a commodity. Every other banana
raised and sold by UF will wear a "Chiquita Brand" seal.
Over $4 mill on (US) is being spent on the advertising
campaign: "We've put a seal on our peel." says Unied
Fruit, who, by the way, account for 53% of the U. S.
market for bananas.
Dominicans will enjoy reading Wesley EJson's new
book: "Retiring to the Caribbea.i" as the chapter on the
island is over twice as long as those describing such back,
ward places as Jamaica,; Barbados and Trinidad! The
book, a complete guide to-living conditions and costs in the
Catibbean, land values, business opportunities and taxes;
facts on, over 50 tropical islands -- with detailed maps is
-prnted btyDoOblteay 6 CompanyGaren Ciy,--44
York and -ells for $4.95 (US).
Mr. Edson's easy-going style of writing (just as he
talks),is a delight to read and we found' ourselves vitally
interested not in retiring to the Caribbean, of course, but
in what he has to say about such places as the Bahamas,
Antigua, St. Lucia (pronounced Loo/Shah) and, in fact,
all the places in that great crescent of islands from Abaco in
the Northern Bahamas to Trinidad. The book is intended
for an audience of people who have lived most of their lives
already and attempts to portray the differences these folks
will encounter should they wish to come to one of these
islands to Eve .. and die. However, there is not a word
in the book about the complete lack of morticians, import-
ing caskets or tombstones. After all, the book was written
to sell! And sell it will as it is aimed at a market that is
growing at an alarming rate.
As old demographers we are aware that by 1965 there
will be over 25 million people in the States who are over
65-years-old--and you can safely add 2 million more Can,
adians in the same boat. These folks have a problem:
where to live economically, safely and comfortably. Nine
tenths of them will stay right where they are until they die
-but there are thousands of them who are eyeing the Car/
ibbean and Mr. Edson's book will be of tremendous value
to those wanting "the sense of owing unlimited time -
the knowledge that (they) are no longer a cog in a high,
speed machine that can never stop" is the way he describes
it.
And Dominica offers this "unlimited time", accord-
ing to Mr. Edson, like no other island anywhere! And
although he doesn't come right out and recommend Dom,
inica over all Caribbean islands, he devotes 26 pages to the
island whereas Jamaica gets 14, Barbados 12 and Trinidad
12! Antigua (pronounced AnTee/gah) gets only 8
pages! The hustle and bustle of the place definitely
doesn't interest the likes of Edson. And Americans are
only allowed to buy one acre of land there So they say.

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S-'TJRDAY, MARCH 21, a964










SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 1964


Impressions Of which you leftiast imec. Ifyou are Convent Tops
planting 1400 tothe acre, I agree V n ei If
Guadeloupe that for two years your field would School Certificate
get in more sunlight, and produce
Banana Tour harderr fruits than if you dug out Results
halfyotr field in one block, as I
17th to 21st Feb., 1964 wo w ld prDr. 'by I mention sunl The School Certificate
light is because it was admitted that
(Concludedfrom last week) lack of sunlight was the greater sin, Results came thr ugh tl-is
,gle reason why you cannot plant week and the Convent scored
In Guadeloupe they are, like our. even closer, because the more the well with 86% passes, the
selves, sill continuing ao intensive excess shade you have, the easier Academy came second with
study of symptoms on plants that the bunch of bananas will bruise. 77/ and the D.-S obtained
will tell them wha: food the plant is All the waste plant material from
missing, so that they can apply the replanting was placed in a row, and 71/o (the two latter each
right fulizer. They are fully every time the crop is reaped the included two G. C. E.s).
aware ofthe effect the right fer.izer leaves etc. are placed there toe. and Out of seven "private" can,
will have onthe prodctifre om not chopped in small pieces and d!dat:s all failed but one got
onsc oft l to The re o scattered; BUT this row of decaying statement. Altogether 76
conscious of the loss to the grower if plant matter is sprayed twice a year students sat the examination.
he buys the wrong type of fertilizer. wh Aldrx f borer control. students sat the examination.
The following method is used for o Triple Sugar Phosphate was Thirty-five persons c'tain/
determining the most suitable ferti- used in the hoLe in Guadeloupe, but ed three subjects among the
lizer to use for bananas:-- t G but ed thee subjects among the row
it is felt tbht in Dominica the grow, fifty who sat for School Cert.
A crocus bag is filled with plas, er will suffer in production if hefi who sat for Shool Cert.
tic bubbles a little larg-r than ferti neglects this practice. Here we come Three CHS girls obtained a
lizer granules and this bag is placed to fertilizers, and since my own per- Grade I certificate one of
int- an upturned concrete culvert sonal opinion is that the make up of whom, Claudette Cools-
sealed at the' bottom. Into the bag soils in Dominica vary so much from Lartigue, had a High Dis,
of plastic bubbles is planted a place to place, and the present lack tic in Egih Laguage.
banana plant which is fed with of staff and money prevents the pos, tinction i English Language.
liquid fertilizer through a hose. sibility of more localized soil analysis, Of the SMA boys two
No.e that there is no contact with I feel that it is a case of each farmer obtained Grade I but no
earth of any kind, because the com- keeping a check over a long period. Grade I Certificates were
position of the ea.th would make a of which fe'tilizer practice produces awarded to DGS boys.
big difference to the answer they are the best results in his locality, and
looking for. Six plants ate planted comparing his findings with the opiC -- ----.
at a time, each with different fertiliz nion of our local Agronomist, Mr.
er, and in one set there happened .o Lionel Smith. It was mentioned in
bea tree of7 months which nad Guadeloupe, (and is the same here),
already thrown a bunch, but to that all fertilizer is expensive (even an
specific reason could ibe,: given for, credit), and if the wrong fertilizer is
:fls-arly production. Tms'exercise applied, the result cin be worse than
rha soil -analysis s ;f no fatihzer was apphled a- all
S-rmining what But applying. the right fertilizer in
type off:.il*zer *s best suine to your ie require quaotiiy, is V\ .C 'OLi-
localty. They follow the growth rbe expense.
of the tree from the ume it is plant.- E.L. /
ed to the ume it is reaped, andafter
reapmg they dissect the whole
banana tree to see what quantity of
: ach nutrient is left in the plant it,
self: All this is veiy technical and "The $10
cannot be undertaken by any single
grower, but any grower can go to Government"
IFAC and ask for scientific help in
increasing his production, and will (Cont. from page 2)
get it; the same as can be done here ,,, w ,,"
through our Agricultural Depart" by the speaker as "weakness" "
ment, but the Guadeloupe grower and the Minister of Finance's
has access to much more know- fiscal policies were attacked
ledge than we have, because the in general terms of criticism
staff and equipment here has only of agricultural and educa,
been able, so far, to give us a broad tio pi i i
outline of the requirements for this tional policy, with a special
Island as a whole, and has advised dig at the fisheries scheme.
I2-12/3o. For fish, he offered the old
By carefully digging away the earth redherring of the "Hark
from half a banana tree and care, Forrard" considered t h e
fully exposing all the roots in that best political talking point
area, it was shown that 80% of the b both D.U. P.P. and
roots are less than 3 feet from the
trunk of the tree, so that fertilizer DLP for several years.
should be spread in a circle about Political L e a d e r F. A.
2feet from each stool, and not Baron commented on the
down the middle of the rows of current shortages of various O nl y "
trees. Bull heads were considered foodstuffs, saying that the
the best plant material, with sword s'
suckers next in demand, and the situation was as bad as it had
half-grown suckers used as plants ever been and w a s t h e
only if nothing else was available, responsibility of the Govern,
Three feet of pseudostem was left ment in power.
above ground after planting. Mrs. Beryl Harris delivered
It was appreciated that the small an address on "Women in
grower would need anincome from the Community" and an You also get the finest bak
his holding at all times, and the
method shown for replanting a field introductory address w a s Hood Flour. Robin Hood
was to root out every other row of given by Mr. Alvin Armin, er, tastier bread and cakes
bananas and immediately replant, trading. Flour makes better pies, r
(the same day), so that the farmer The postponed D. L. P. ROBINHOOD L
could continue reaping from the re, meeting was scheduled for B N L
mining trees until the new ones we has sAdrd
came ino bearing, then yon do the last night after we had J, ASTAPHA
same thing with the alternate rows gone to press.


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Contractor's Services
When you'want to build, be it a
business place, a dwelling house of
renovation in or out of town you
need a Builder Contractor. Why
not contact D. J. B. Bruney (popu-
larly known as Brother Bruns),
48 Steber Street, Pottersville for
top quality workmanship.
Moderate Prices.
For reference contact Dominica
Cooperative Bank or Mr. Ted Honey-
church.
Signed D. J. B. BRUNEY.
Mar. 21, Apr. 4, i8, May 2, 16, 30


NOTICE
The A n nual General
Meeting of the Shareholders
oL 'be Dominica Coopc'a,
tive Bank, Ltd., will be held
at the Bank premises, 9 Great
Marlborough Street, Roseau,
on Tuesday 31st Mrch,
1964, at 4:30 p. m. Share,
holders are requested to
attend. Copies o f t h e
minutes of the last Annual
General Meeting are availa-
ble at the Bank.
M. EUGENI.- CHARLES,
Secretary.
Dominica Co-operative
Bank Ltd.
Roseau,
16th Marth, :964.
Mar. 21
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thereby set i i n g Combermere 3
to get, for victory. The target was
reachedat, the expense of 6 wickets
and the, benefit of extra time form,
early agreed to by the Captains.
Second Division Results
Police And Empire -
Exciting Tie
THERE was a dramatic finish to
the Police vs Empire second division
encounter at the Botanical Gardens,
when, with the Scores level, the last
Police batsman was run out and so
ending the match on this exciting
note. Empire made 136 of which
R. Charles contributed 25 and John
took 5 for 32. Chasing the runs
Police drew level again through John
who heaved to leg most assertively
for 53 not out.

Casuals Home By 5 Wickets
WHILE excitement reigned supreme
at die B. G., Casuals were having
things almost entirely their own way
at the Windsor Park. Blackburn
could only muster 97 and most for,
ruitously so since byes stopped with
32. Set to score this with/ lots of
time at their disposal, the Casuals
batsmen maintained a run a minute
rate and polished off the the required
runs for the loss of five wickets:
Dublin and Austrie got 28 apiece,

Mixed Team Beat St. Joseph
In Friendly Match
A mixed team of Casuals and
Commonwealth members engaged a
St, Joseph side in a friendly match
last Sunday. A splendid 60 by
Blackman, a hard hitting 53 retired


r- M ref tetamil i is 1 intuip-nil


I UUiCIIIIbLlllU ILJU
audacious dexterity of Walcott are
features which endeared them to our
hearts. True to their fine natures
they have bowled out at a time
when territories are teeming with
promising youngsters and so they
open the gates for fresh talent to
enter,
Weekes, who has been Barbados
Cricket Captain since 1960 when
that team gained an historic victory
over the touring M.C.C. side (their
only setback of the tour) says that
he will continue hi sjob as Govt.
cricket coach.
Walcott has led B.G. since 1956
and no one will donbt that he is by
far the man mainly reponsmble for
B.G.'s emergence of fresh talent and
their consequent present champion-
ship status. We wish them good
luck.
Will It Be Sobers Or
HunteP
The West Indies Cricket summit
met in B.G. earlier this week and
one of the key features of the discus,
sions was the appointment of a sue-
cessor to Sir Frank Worrell as
West Indies Captain for the coming
Australian visit to the Caribbean
in 1965. Conrad Hunte, Vice
Captain during the much celebrat-
ed English tour of 1963 is strongly
favoured by many, but it is also a
known fact that Sit Frank is per-
sonally pressing for Gary Sobers.
1heresult might not be known
officially for a very long while -
want to bet it will be Sobers?
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appreciation to all families, friends,.
neighbours, Mr. Mclntyre, the Staff
of the Princess Margaret Hospital
who sent wreaths, cards and in many
ways played their part to give com-
fort and consolation.


Applications For
Liquor Licences
To the Magistrate Dist "E" and the
Chief of Police.
I CoxoN L'HOMME now re-
siding at Pond Casse Parish of St.
Paul do here give you notice
that it is my intention to at th.e Ma-
gistrate's Court to be held at Roseau
on Thursday the 2nd day of April
1964, ensuing for a retail LIQUOR
LICENCE in respect of my premises
at Pond Casse Parish of St Pauls.
Dated the 7th day of March 1964.
(CxoN L'HOMME.
Mar.,14-28

To the Magistrate Dist. "F" & the


LOCAL SPOTLIGHT Leading Laudat
Resident Dead
S. M. A. Win Outright
THE death of Mr. Adrien Birming-
T WINDSOR PARK las' week-end by M. Charles arnd an undefeated ham of Laidat aged 33 yeats took
S. M. A. completely outplayed 26 by Robinson enabled the mixed place at the Princcss Margaret Hos-
Empire on the ill-condition:d wick- team to declare at 203 for 8. The pital on Friday 6th March at 5.45
et. S. M. A. looked the better side local side in chasing the runs col- a.m. He worked as a consc.entous
throughout and justly deserved their lapse for 117. M. Charles 4 for 39 man with the C.D.C. for thirteen
spoils. Their batting was held toge- and E. Robinson 3 for 45 wer: year,. He had been Pesident of the
their in the first innings by a good chiefly responsible. J. Scrrant made Laudat Credit Union from the start
7th wicket stand engineered mostly a us ful 28. and be had performed his duties with
by C'em Wiliams who got 28 and Aces Rout Starfield At interest and love. He was well loved
the side totalled aol to which Em-a by every villager. His loss is incredi-
pire replied with a meagre 41. P r ble an his place in the community
S. M. A. with 142 gave their The Ices Sports Club of Pointe socially is one that wil be difficult
opponents 208 to clinch victory but i-hel defeated a Starfield eleven by to replace immediately.
Empire. again feeling the loss of their one hundred runs in a friendly duel. The funeral took plhce the same
ace-allrounder J. C. Joseph who is Scores in the match were.Aces 83, Friday at 5 p.m. conducted by Revd.
suffering from an injirted arm, fell J. Williams 42, Marley Peltier 6 Father Micheibrink C.SsR. He was
for a parlous 46. Laurent returned wickets, and 142 for 5, Leblanc 58 laid to rest at the Laudat cemetery.
with match figures of 15 for 30. He and .Adrian 32, Starfield 75 Peter- He has left to mourn their loss his
has bowled with a lot of guile this son Charles 6 for 17 and 40, off mother and his wife, three children,
season. spinner Joey pelier 7 for 17. Victor two brothers Milton Austrie a n d
J Bardouillc's two diving catches at Leaford Birmingham in the United
Combermere Defeat WarwickS slip off Peltier are worth recording. Kingdom, t h r e e sisters, Bertilia
.OMBERMERE gained their sec, Weeks And Walcott quit Etienne, Henrietta Comez in Cura-
cao, and Eivina Toulon in New
ond win in Div T when they defeat- It is with a deep fecting of sad- York.
ed Warwicks by 4 wickets after extra ness and a sense of loss mtat we e- Among the mourners were the
time was allotted. Warwicks took cord the departure from the ranks of Acting Manager, D. Bryan, of the
first s-rike on a p 1 u m b pitch and first class cricket, of two of our Acting Ma D. B of the
h D.E.S., Mr. Ray Chafe of the Ca,
weathered Mellow and St. Hi'aite most beloved West Indies cricketing tholic Social Centre, Roseau Credit
pretty sounldly to the tune of 70 for 3, personalities Everton Weekcs and Union Treasurer Mr. H. Carlysle,
but spinner Simon and medium pa- Clyde Walcott. These two to Mr. James Hill Healr r spectarand
cer John struck telling blows and the gether with Sir Frank Worrel, who many other f riends from Roseau
side was dismissed about 4.45 p.m. announced his retirement from Test y other friends from Roseau.
for r19 runs. last season and who incider tally is CARD OF S
At one time 16 for 3, Comber- oue herp next month, formed a F THANAS
mere rallied bravely to ,a more res, formidable tr i u m v i rate which
pectab!e 22r, due mainly to a fine 36 pommelled the best bowlmng in the Mrs. J. Birmingham, Mrs. A. Bir-
by Fergus, a sound 29', by skipper world. mingham, Mr. L. Birmingham, Mrs.
LaRocque and a stolid 50 by J. Isaac. The correct, fluent almost poetic B. Etienne, Mrs. H.' Gomez, Mrs. E.
Watwicks recovered from 33 for 4 charm of Wurrell's baismanship, Toulon and M. Austrie wish to cbn-
to make more rs pe ctab le 138 the cavalier and aynamIc artistry of vey through this medium their ex,


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A young man with some practical
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Work Shop, such as Pipe Fitting,
Electrical Repairs, Iron Work; etc.
to work as an assistant in our
New Refrigeration-a n d Electrical
Repairs Work Shop.
We are willing to give suitable
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COLONY OF DOMINICA
TITLE BY REGISTRATION ACT
REGISTRY OF TITLES ISLAND OF DOMINICA
Schedule of Applications for Certificates of Title and Notings
tereon and Caveats for the week ending the 21st day of March 1964
Nature of Request whether for
Date of Request Person Presenting Certificate of Title or Noting
thereon or Caveat
Request for 'he issue of a First Cer-
Request dated Franklin Charles tificate of Title in respect of a
positionn of land in St. Joseph part of
25th Feb., 1964 by his Solicitor Sayers Estate, in the V. large and
Parish of St. Joseph, containing
Presented Vanya Dupigny 976 square feet and bounded as
16th March, 1964 follows:-North by handss of Janie
at 1!.50 a.m. Paul, South by heirs of Anthony
Cha rules, East by heirs of Seventh
Day Adventist Church and West by heirs of Edmond Harry.
Registrar's Office, (Sgd) J. V. JEAN PIERRE
Registrar of Titles.
NOTE:-Any person who desires to object to the issuing of a Certi-
ficate of ritle on 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 newspaper 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 appli-
cation is made.
Mar. 21-28


Chief of Police. --..- -'' ..
I, PHILLIP E JOSEPH now resid
ing at Delices Parish of St. Patrick NOTICE
do hereby give you notice that it is
my intention to apply at the Magis- It is notified for general information 1
trate's Court to be held at Delices
on Monday the 13th day ofApril that t he current retail price of
1964 ensuing for a RetailLIQuoR BROWN SUGAR, imported, is 22 per pound,
LICENCE in respect of my premises -
at Delices Parish of St. Patrick. Supp ffi
Dated the 18th day ofMarch 1964 Supply Ofce,
PHILLIP.E.JosErPH Ministerial Building,
Mar. 21--Apr. 4 Roseau, Dominica,
S -- GO. 32 Mar. 21
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NOTICE WANTED
The Dominica Junior Chamber of Young energetic man to handle the
Commerce invites all teen-agers to sales of Phillips' Radios. Stoves,
their Grand Matinee Da"ce to be and all Phillips products some
held at the old Grammar School practical knowledge of Radios,
building on Saturday 4th April from Appliances, etc, is beneficial.
5.00 p.m. until ? ?Suitable person might be required
p.Admission e to take special studies abroad.
Admission tee: 75(, Apply in writing to:
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Stars Orchestra. 2
"Do Support The Jaycees" A capable person to handle our
Mar. 21 proposed New Books' bept. Must
,MI. l have good knowledge of School
NOTICE Books, Magazines, a nd all other
Types of Books, etc. for sale to
There Will be S 0 Id by the public. Also some knowledge
Public Auction at the Admi of popular records is helpful.
r.ia tr's GTna e avnS' Suitable person might he required
nistrator's Garage, Govern- to take special studies abroad.
ment House on March 26thi Apply in writing to:
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