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I Oh U.N. Charter
which upholds -:
FREEDOM FR(.M FCAT
(For the General Welfare of the People of Dominica, the further advancement of the Wes* Indies and the Caribbean Area as a whole)
ES TABLISHED 1955
SATURDAY, JULY 28, 1962
B. G. RAISES PRICE OF RICE
One Cent Per Ib. More From Oct. 1st.
A FROM October ist the price of rice to the housewife will go
up by one cent per pound in all the territories of the "Little
Eight". This applies only to First and Second Quality Rice;
the price of Super Quality will go up by z2. These are the Ex
port prices f. o. b. British Guiana, represented by prices per bag
of 180 lb. thus : Super $24.90, Ist Quality $21.00 and
2nd Quality $18.75.
The actual agreement will
run until 3ist December, 1967
but the prices are fixed only for
the period from Oct. Ist 1962
until 3I~t Dec. 1963 and the
agreement wil 1 be reviewed
upon, the formation of a Fede-
ral Government of the territories
In reaching this agreement,
the British Guiana delegation
"took full cognisance of the
special economic conditions pre-
vagiliig in ite Pur asirig T-Fr-
B. G. VISITORS IN TRANSIT
Dr. Rawle Farley
On July 25, the. HERALD was
pleased to be visited by Dr.' Rawle
Farey, Ph. D., B. Sc., B. A. Dr.
Farley, who is at present Professor and
Chairman, Department of Economicsl
and Business Administration, as well
as Director, Industrial Relations Centre,
Inter American University of Puerto
Rico, is touring West Indian Islands
on behalf of the University.
The fifty-year-old University is
interested in developments and prospects
in the English-speaking Caribbean,
and an article on its potential, for
assisting onr students and other parti-
culars will appear in this newspaper
Dr. Farley has written a number of
publications on trade unions, econo-
mics and labour relations, and among
the distinguished posts he has held
was that ofStaffTutor and later Di-
rector of Extra-Mural Studies. U. W.
I. He has attended many international
Ham Imports Banned
The Senior Reporter of the Guiana
Graphic, Mr. Herman Singh, and
his friend Mr. Compton Denny (an
Accountant and Advertising man),
visited Dominica in the Ripon on
They are on a cruise which takes
in Barbados, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts,
Montserrat, and carnival in Antigua.
These callers told our reporter that
B. G. can now grow all the food' she
needs for her people to eat, and that
coffee-concentrates, hams, and cab-
bages had been banned as imports.
'Wall calendars are also forbidded to
be imported, since their .county 'has a
wonderful printer, and Bookers had
invested large funds in lithographic
w6lks:. Guianese local art was being
used.on the calendars,
Mr. Singh, who was interested in
reports of a mushroom partying N. Dom-
inica which promoted back to, crown
clohnyruJle.,decla rd: "In the. ligh-
of existing circumstances, the Little
Eight is the only hope for these is-
lands." Both visitors were pleased to
hear of the Grow More Food. cami-
paign in; Dominica. -"Roieau looks
so miserable that rwe are 'sorry B. G.
has had to raise the price of rice,
ST. CHRISTOPHER'S DAY
Motorcade Through City
Owing to the inclemency of the
whether, a slight change was made in
Wednesday's morning celebration of
St. Christopher. The mass which
was scheduled to, be held at the Wind-
sor Park, was celebrated at the 'Cathe-
dral at 6. 15 a.m. After the mass, the
vehicles were blessed, as they were
diiven past the Cathedral, The motor-
cade journeyed down Constitution
Hill, through King George V St.,
Great George St. and Pottersville, up
into Federation Drive just below the
hospital and back through Queen
Mary St. to Fort Young' where they
assembled. Mr. Gerald Phillip the
organizer gave a succinct speech in
which he thanked the motorists for
their attendance and expressed the
hope that next year's celebrations will
be even more improved Mr. A. G.
Cousins the Chief of Police, gave an
instructive talk on Road safety, courtesy
and accident prevention. Heanswered
several questions put to him from
motorists arising from his talk. A
second celebration was held later
starting from Pointe Michel.
COMINGS AND GOINGS
Returned to Dominica Hon.
E. 0. LeBlanc, Chief Minister,' and
Mr. J. Bully, Ag. Financial Secretary,
from the Rice Conference in B. G.
and previously the Common Services
talks in Trinidad.
Mrs. Joyce Nicholls has been wel-
comed home after a few months stay in
New York for health reasons.
Mr. Oweson Flynn of Gecst Indus-
tries paid us a flying visit.
Hon.W. S. Stevens accompanied
by Mr. 0. A. Walker, Education
Officer, visited the Teachers Training
Dr. Finkel, Israeli agriculturist Ph,
D. spent several days in 'Dominica?
discussing lhn usa-; and citrus pro-,
blems during his tour "of the W. I.,
which is sponsord-by: the r'Vice-Ghan-'
cellor of the' U.; W. .1., Dr. iLewis,
and the Rothschild Foundation (U.K.).
Israel, saidDr, Finkel, is interested in
helping the W. I. with technical ad-
visers and training,
Sister Joyce Bailey, headmistress of
STesilL) iraJtCi," cez t r
compliments at the prizh-givin; 'hurs-
-dy night, prior to her taking up a
new post in B. G
With grave pomp and ceremony the
Right Reverend Harold Grant Piggott
w.s, on Tuesday, consecrated Bishop of
th' Windward Islands in the 142-year-
old.Anglican Cathedral ofKingstown,
St, Vincent. The following day the.
enthronement was witnessed by over
1,200 worshippers from St..Lucia,\
Grenada and Sr. Vincent. The Rt.
Rev. Knight, Archbishop of the West
Indies officiated at both ceremonies
assisted by. Bishop Hughes (Trinidad)
and Bishop Lewis Evans (Barbados).
Mr. Wendell Lhwrence is President
Chairman(and member of the White
Paper subcommittee) of the Civil Ser-
vice Association .. our issue of
Mrs. Althea Elwin (of Turkey Lane)
is Hon. Secretary of the Ment I Health
Association, not. "Mr." Elwin. Ap-
.plogies'.! I ... .our issue of
FOOTBALL STARTS FIRST
WEEK IN AUGUST
Referees To Undergo Test
At the General Football Meeting on
Monday of the Dominica Amateur Sports
..eA t ncoai-irwa, k a'- 'claidJo 0ick'u., ,1..
the season on the 2nd or sth of August: it
is hoped that H. H. The-Administra-
tor will be present for the opening game.
There was some discussion on refereeing
and the Chairman, Mr. Gordon Med-
ford, agreed that' all referees -should,
undergo a test in the fErm of questions
on the Rules of Assocition Football,
o osed by a panel fcm the Maiagihenit
(Continued on pag' 10Q)
COME TO S .ILLINOD 'S
RED STORE ON MON AY
Ladies, Girls and Ghildren's Shoes !
Prices slashed regardless of cost 1
Sale Of Dress Material Andi
Other Items To Follow Later
A.. HILLINGFORD & o.
, ** : .sI -
SATURDAY, JULY a2, 1962
West Indies Bill -- 2nd April, 1962 page 145'
(Conti .ed, from pur last issue)
Mr. Maulding: There are, as I think I eKplained earlier, one or two points
which we have in mind in this Clause, such .as the written Constitution for
Barbados and paving the way for the Jamaica Bill, but the point which he Commit-
tee has no doubt in mind is the question of stricter financial control over certain
tritories. I confirm that we do not intend in any way to derogate from the
Fowersof those territories which already have self-government. They are Jama-
ica, Trinidad and Barbados, thefact is that there have been in some other
territories whose namss I will not ntion,if I. y be excused in
one or two instances, example of lax financial ch/ The hon. Member
for Birmingham. Northfield (Mr.. Chapman) laug I :- '
Mr. Chapman: I merely laughed because I found the incidental arrangement
of words amusing.
Mr. Maudling: I used the words deliberately.
I think it most important that when moneys are-voted by this House for
development, or for the support of the administration of -these territories, those
moneys should be properly applied. Until recently, antd it will be so until the
federation is dissolved, there has been a degree of conttol by the Federal financial
system. Frankly, I am not satisfied that this have been completely adequate. I.
it hid been adequate these difficulties would not have arisen, but, even if it were
adequate, it wopld disappear. All we want in th isands' apart from the three
I have mentioned, is power to ensure that moneys ite i`yhis House and pro-
vided by this country are properly applied'. >,:
I am afraid that in doing that it may be necessary in some cases to take back
fro1 some islands part of the degree of financial autonomy they now have. We
shall do it only in'cases where it is clear that the freedom they have hadin financial
matters has led them into financial difficulty. 'This is bound to lead -- I do not
disguise it to a diminution of thi financial freedom tey haie at the moment,
-but it is absolutely necessary tosee that the moneys aie properly used. If it is
found that there is admistrte difficulty in the eight islands it will be all sub-
'sumed in that, but in the interim period I think that we must have these powers
to,prevent difficulties arising.
Mr. Healey: Can the right hon. Gentleman go a little further and assiwe
the Committee that any derogation of the existing dcgr, e of s f gov rn
ment.,nvolv d in the cpl'.ic(i n of this ( lapse i/l concern only the use o
hI- mqpeysgranttet y-Par 4l :Ve? -- -
Mr. Maudling: That is all that I have in mind. I must say quite
frankly that I have no other purpose in asking for these powers than to ensure
that the moneys granted- by Parliament are properly used.
Mr. Healey: In view of the assurance given y. the Colonial Secretary, I
begto ask leave to withdraw the Amendment.,
S ,. "
No Help From U. K.
Says Dr. Williams
Premier And Rain Dampen
Trinidad Premier Dr. Eric Williams
told the.people of Trinidad on his ar-
rival that they can expect no help from
Great Britain when the island becomes
independent on August 31st.
I do not say it with passion he told a
crowd of 20,ooo assembled in the rain to
greet him on his return.
"Start off with the understanding
that Britain is'not going to help you.
They have no interest in the West
Indies whatsoever," He said Europe
was more interested in Trinidad than
Britain. Dr. Williams was a member
of the bipartisan team that negotiated the
colony's forthcoming independence.
After the conference he had accepted
an invitation to go to Israel.
Angry Rebuttal In iords
In the House of Lords last Monday du
ring the Second Reading of the Trinidad
and Tobago Independence Bill the Mar-
quess ofLansdowne, Minister of State
for Colonial Afairs in a reply referred
to remarks which Dr. Williams was
alleged to have made: what he took to
be the case was that on his return Dr.
Williams had said to his people that
they must as far as they were able fend
I "It was not the case that we no longer
cared. Good proof of this was the
immense amount of trouble to which
we had.gone in the Common Market
negotiations to see that the people of
Trinidad and Tobago got as fair a deal
as it was humanly possible to get."
He hoped that Dr. Williams would
take part later on in the discussions of
the Commonwealth Prime Ministers on
this subject. It should not be assumed
that the British people were saying
"goodbye" and that "we no' longer
cared." It was not the case.
He told Lord Ogmore that there was
going to be. no question of H. M. Gov-
ernment paying less attention aud giving
less time to the affairs of the Colonies.
"We had not entered into any specific
defence:agreements with the Caribbean
territories whowere now our responsi-
bility frm the defence point of viev.
On independence should they ask our
assistance w would continue to give it.
This question had not been allowed
to go by default. We had sent expe-
rienced military advisers and- they were
helping to lay the foundation of an
efficient local force."
These countries on independence
would be entitled if they so wished to
apply for membership ofthe Organisa-
tion of American States.
It was possible that Trinidad and
Tobago and Jamaica might elect to
join this organisation.
West Indian Instruct-
ress Finds New Use
For Native Fibres
One of England's last remaining
craft weaving centres has been playing
host since March to a British Honduran
craft instructress who is hoping to revive
native crafts in rural areas of her country
when she returns. '
Miss Marie Wiltshire, instructress at
the Cottage Industries in Belize, arrived
in Britain on 5th March for six months
training at the Gospel Weavers in Ditch-
ling Sussex which is 'run by Mr. A.E.
Southern, formerly Principal textile offi-
cer for the Nigerian Government who
his considerable experience-in Common-
wealth rural textile problems.
"I felt it was time that craftwork was
improved in British Honduras, so6.
wanted some proper training and to do':
some experimenting. In Ditchling I have
been able to learn spinning and weaving
techniques and test the potential 'of
natural fibres from my country", she told
a British Information Services corresp-
ondent. Having learnt the proper methods
in finishing, designing and dyeing, "I
am now able to produce a better p o-
duct and will be able to teach the villa-
gers how to help themselves economi-
Through her experiments she has found
new uses for several British Honduras
fibres which have been sent to her.
"I have found that cohune can be
worked in to cushions and car seats
while ramis can be used in its raw state
for furnishings and table mats.
"We must get our villagers more
interested in the economic value of their
natural products such as fibres, beads
and shells. By using these they will be
able to improve their, crafiwork and
keep up their employment especially in
the tourist areas."
Notice Of Application
For Liquor Licence
To, The Magistrate "G" Chiefof
I, Angelina Williams, now residing
at Borne, parish of St. John, do hereby
give you notice, that it is my intention
to apply at the Magistrate's Court, to
be held at Portsmouth, on Monday, the
Ist day of October, 1962, ensuing, for
a Retail Liquor Licence, in respect of
my premises at Brne, in the parish of
Dated the i4th day ofJuly, 1962.
Famed Author Dies
Nobel Prize-winning author Wil-
liam Faulkner died in Oxford, Mis-
sissippi on July 6th of a heart at-
tack.at the age of sixtyfour. He
had left the Unive sity of Virginia
where he was for several years a
lecturer in American Literature for
__lghfm in rYnrd cjmkfvA alcnl
ago. He won th Nobel Prizefor LitU
erature in 1950. He wrote a series
of interconnected novels and short
stories dealirdg with a fictional
Yoknapatawpha county which
showed up the degrading condition
under which the America Negro lived
in the Southern States. (CP)
S- -- t--
S | keeps our:
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4 from germs
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The Stronasr 4 fet e MOs buym
L1WIarr~ltBC .-,lr~-L- ~ -- ~-----------~
SATURDAY JULY 28, 1962,
401MEM- - __ ---
Correspondents are asked to submit their full names
and addresses as a guarantee of good faith, but ,not neces-
sarily for publication. Letters should be kept as short as
possible controversial political letters will not be published
Sir,-It may be recalled that some
time ago an interested party wrote to the
local newspapers requesting Government
to place a public telephone at Bellevue
Chopin. It is gratifying to report that
on Wednesday the 18th inst. at about
4.30 p. m. a public telephone, having
been installed, was opened for general
use of all in the village and for emer-
The Government should becon-
gratulated for such a fine move, bringing
relief from anxiety and better communi-
cations to the people.
. Sir,-I read in yor' issue of July 7 1
piece called "Know your Friends" which
related news about a Minister of Sierra
Leone, Dr. Karifa Smart, and his wife
and family. _
I would say tiis'-Tn trhe past we
used to be told that Africans were ignorant
polygamoAs people. But the African
leaders today can teach us a lot. 'This
Sierra Leone Minister has one wife and
lives a happy home life, he appears to
educate his children well and even takes
them'with him when he travels.' That is the
kind of man we appreciate in our Go-
vernment here. We do not want any
more of the old concubine and bastard
children business in our leaders. Let
us follow the example of this African
and of the British royal family.
I am Sir,
Your obedient servant,
Readers moy be interested to learn
that a Supreme Court decision in
Sierra Leone has declared invalid
the election of Dr. John Karefa-
Smart. Meanwhile Sir Milton Mar-
gai, Prime Minister, has taken over
the portfolio of external affairs. This
does not necessarily invalidate our
correspondent's remarks above!-- d.
W. I. Holiday Too Dear
For W. Indians
Sir,-I read recently (in the Trinidad
Guardian) that Jamaica was as far from
Trinidad as London from Lisbon and
that 78% of West Indians had never
left their islands to go to the next island.
This may be quite true but the fact
remains that most West Indians cannot
afford to travel to neighbourt?; i'inds
because of the high cost ofaccomoda-
tion in all of them.
It is possible to get accommodation in
good hotels in Europe for $7.ooW.I.
a day. but where in the West Indies can
one find a good hotel charging $7.00 a
day? their charges would probably be
$15.0ooU. S. a day!!! Ifonecan
find a good Guest House which charges
$7.oo a day one is very fortunate.
West Indian sunshine and sea-bathing
has been priced to suit tourists and not
West Indians so how can they ever get
to know the islands of the West Iidiesi
Grenada & Trinidad.
ShiaIe in Th North
*ilany years," the Chairman told the
members, "we all must work together
Sir,- -The first shipment of the Copra in making the Association a success."
Producers pioneered by our district
Community Development officer North, E: MARTIN (Hon. Sec.)
Mr. S. V. Joseph, met with great success. Boy Scouts Local Assoc., North
..T~'lorti.seen producers including
the Vieille Case Co-operative express
great satisfaction with results achieved,
and the amount revived for their sales lub Francais
of Copra; .
For it issaid Disappo'ntments at times It has been decided to found a French
bring Bldssings; some individuals shipped Club in Dom nica, to bring together
le's Copra and received more. persons interested in French language,
'An amount of four thousand, six literature, thought and culture. Tht
hundred and fourteen dollars and seven- promotion of friendship between Domin-
teen cents (4,614.17) was paid out by ican citizens and the French speaking peo-
the D. C. D. O. North who received ple of the West Indies will be a further
no commission. objective.
One individual member of the Co- His Honour the Administrator and
operative expressed his sentiments by the Honorary French Consul, Mr. P.A.
saying; "Give us the Co-operative every Rolle, have kindly agreed to become pat-
day." The Welfare Dept and particu. rons of the Club Francais. Miss Yolande
larly the people of the North are grateful Cools-Lartigue has consented to act
to the government who went all out, for as Honorary Secretary of the Club until
the voice of the people is the voice .of the election of officers takes place.
God. To the Welfare Dept and Mr. Membership subscription will be $2.00 a
Joseph we say "you are doing well, year and a collection of French books has
please keep it up." We are told Co-op- ?een donated for circulation. Theinaugu-
erative do not need government but that is ral e e t i ng will take place at the resi-
not true, for if the small cooperative did dence of the Hon. Louis Cools-Lartgut
not have a government for the people at 5 p.m on Wednesday August 8, 1962.
what would become of them when the Teachers, students, and other interested
bigger producers bluntly rejected them. persons are welcome.
Sir,-On Friday 2oth July the
second meeting of the Boy Scouts
Local Association North was held
at Portsmouth. The elected officers
were all present; the president gave a
hearty talk to officers and members.
The Commissioner North then out-
lined the various Sub-Committee and
these were formed during the course
of the meeting. "We in the North
hope the Association will continue for
DIVERS GO SIX MILES
'Tokyo July isth (CP); French deep
sea explorers dived nearly six miles down
into the Japan Trench today in the
second deepest plunge ever made by
man. They reported finding intensive
life during their three-hour stay on the
bottom. The near record dive of zz,
35o feet by French Cmdr Georpg
Houot and;Navy Engineer Pierre Henri
Willm in the Fernch Bathyscape "Archi.
mede" was made 12o miles Southet
of Urup Island in the. Kurille chain.
During his stay at the botto m Honot
signalled "bottom slightly inclined wur4
sensible current. Intensive life. Pre-
sence of Pennatulaire (a french word
referring to winged or feathered at
animals found on sea bottoms).
FIRE PREVENTION HIilT6
00 NOT : Fill kerosene stove
when it is hot.
: L e ave any naked
flame, in your un-
DO : Put out your cigarette
: Have your electti
done by a fully
REMEMBER: A child with a
match is a child to
: When in doubt call
the Fire Brigade.
A. G. COUSINS
Chief Of Police
Chief Fire Officer
NEWS FROM ALGERIA
Commess as usual Herald
"WE SHALL MEET ON
SThese were Sisserou's parting words to Ca-
limason. "Maman Moin", observed Cabrite
Pipirit avec Car Charbon c'est Radio An-
nouncers. Jacko, Calimason, Alice avec
Looking Glass lee Madhatter, Doormouse ..
Tout Chretiens ka pallez conte Fete sa la,,.
Moin ka allez too ! ! "
-- Such is the Reputation abroad of: THE
FETE OF FETES.
THE GOODWILL SUMMER FESTIVAL
Come all once more to-morrow, Sunday 29th from
,. .4.00 pm.
PAGE FOUR DOMINICA HERALD SATURDAY, JULY 28, 1962
M I I C A HERA directions Tl-is might be said of a lot of Dominica roads, but
y11 iN A -H ERALD surely the danger on this one would be lessened if some make-do-
FIAT J U8 T I T I A and-mend. work could be done in the shape of road-maintenance.
SUB 1 CRIPT IONS, Even the roughest filling4n operation would help.,
Yerly Town: $5.00. Country $6.00 Having navigated this risky route, we arrive at a vill
Overeas: -$7.50. Single Copies: 10o whose chief air is that of depression. Yet it has so many gs
o ,dvertisements -at Reasonable ,Rate.- ofnature; it could be a pleasant fishing town with bright facades
ut i' RS. PHLS SHAND ALU RB, E editor. w tended by returned citizens from Aruba or Britain; it is not. Its
S lsubspibns and other payments mast be made at the above natural ravines, one near the entrance to the village and the other
addresmtoJ. MAROARTSON CHARuLS,-Manager-Pioprietor almost on the far shore, could be made attractive with a little
RaoAuR -SATURDAY JULY 28, 1962 planning and few plants. They are left unbeautified. Pointe
S- Michel desperately needs a civic-minded village council so that
ON BEING BRITISH the first move towards brightening up the place may come from
-. . the people themselves. Who will step forward. Will the
TO be British is an different from being English as the English th e temeedit unionists do something
I people of today are from ihe little Engles or Anglo-Saxons credit unionists do something
people of today are rom t he Engles or Aglo-S Pointe Michel is a village of which we are fond and would
who were displayed in Rome as slaves so many centuries ago. keto be proud. It is not hard to envisage cafes ear e ravine
The English people nowadaysare of all shapes, sizes, variations ith bright awnings, local handiwork and sweets on sale and
in completion and physical attbutes. Bernard Shaws descp- perhaps also somecups of wonderful local coffee. On a week-
on of the "two .nations -- the rich and the poor in which end or holiday afternoon, how many cars go along that coast
the ruling aristocracy was tall; well-fed and -handsome whereas r a littour, whose passengers would be happy for some
the working elsses wete undersized, sickly, and stunted by. their ade under which to refresh themselves, aside from the inevit-
bad diet and conditions of employment, has ,been fabulously welcome rumn,
'bridged by nutrition, education and trade uniopism. It would ointeMihel needs more drive omocaleaders who are
be difficult today for a. visiting West Indian to glance around a peered to pl her out ofdespo hdency and gloom. But she
mixed gathering in London and pick out /the traditional ruling ppaso ed maor pipu d e r out nd safer adey-ways. It is lovely to
classes simply bi appearance 'or specr.
classes simply by apeaance or spn s .e the children taking their Sunday swim in the sea, but sad to
A lot of nonsnseabeen p ted in the Dominithat few of them have access to fresh water at home.
of the past about being pro-ritish, loyal and all that sort of n n n
thing It was obviously concocted by people who do not knowi Local amusements are rare. Many of the' inhabitants have a
Biting It wase obviously concctedp people. h wo o not kno sunse of grievance, feeling their environment to be neglected and'
Britain or even the-English people. What do ,they kno of dilapidated.
"Bitain who only theist own affiliations ot .the Dominica U Thea to i ve su a potentis pce
The will to improve such a potentially, proiisinu place
:know.. What has been entirely lacking from these commentators lru 'uo~-A w h--ehpw-H;f-Ha~!n
is the sense rfprme tolerance that istE i of ''t ainy i En-disric could contribute a little inspiration; Pointe Michel is
*gland has gradually become, after hard and bitter lessons through ii b n Roseau and that ,m t beau l icnic-sot
Sto her dissenters, hr 'bels, 'her angry m wa between Roseau and 'that "most beautiful picnic-spot,
entries, charitable to her dissenters, he bells, her angry young oon there will be a notable' road though to
men and-women of every, 'decade. Moreover it is possible 'to ufriere Pointe Mih is the ideal pausing, place for the friend-
become British. by adoption and grace, just as it is possible to ire; o inter people will have to tanslate ther grumbles
become American. ',This has encouraged a diversity of type andl r But her people will have to tanslat their g rumbles
id o action. There are many good friends who wish them well,
opinion within one smiall island kingdom which cannot be sur'- d wil do. every ing psible to help them
passed anywhere in the-world." ad will do veryng possible to help them
We fear however that in some circles any criticism of THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
authoritarian conservatism tends to be regarded as. anti-British. By i ALICE
We know, moreover, that some of these who express such views
have only recently become exposed to a .steeping i lengthy' Bri- Tis fitting, at this time of year, to remind people of the dangers ofa hurricane
tsh traditions of tolerance, count er-opinion, loyalty allied to, wit Since there are thousandsof Doiminicans who have been born since the last one
and satire, daring to disagree 'ith the entrenched respectable, devastated the island, they can have no real idea of the power and scope of such
atire, d airing t disagee wth t he is toda Engand defense st rs but a "word to the wise" might be this: the energy unleashed by nature in
which have made England what she is today. England defends a hurricane is greater than the combined energy and destructiveness of 30 Hiroshima-
.her eccentr cs and her deviationists even while she is provoked type atom bombs! And that statistic should be enough to convince anyone, to
by them: so do West Indians. Captain Randell who made a tke'heed" when you are told a hurricane is approaching the island.
garden in Delices was an English eccentric; Sir J6hn Pope-Hen- Best thing to do is to (i) go to high ground as the flooding in low places
nessy (who promoted the idea of federalism in Barbados some 80 can trap and drown you, (2) crawl under your house, if possible, or hide in a
y corner made by two concrete or masonry walls to avoid flying objects .. and
years ago) wasonsidered another such; Captain Cipriani was thge 'objects" can be the roofs of your -neighbour's houses! Winds exceeding
.a West Indian deviationist of his day, as also was R. E. A. Too m.p h. are common in a hurricane and if a palm.frond, for example, hits you
,Nicholls; to go back a step into British history, Wilberforce was t:v.elling at roo miles per hour, well, you've had it!
an English dissenter against the authority of his tim., Cardinal Most of the casualties in a hurricane are from drownings and thesecond
New n was considered 'od, and Florence Nightingale largest group are those hit by a flying object such as the bonnet of an automobile!
Piece of galvanized roofing, gutter pipt, sign board or, yes, a church steeple,
Victoan freak. Its also important to stay put once you are in your hiding place until at leastan
In shot, to be British or p r.British does not simply mean hLur sfter the worst blasts have struck as sometimes the "lull" is not the end of
-a slavish devotional attitude, to the powers and customs that ai e hie stnrm but the eye is passing over you and you are only half-way through the
or fake univrsiy accent, but a! spontaneous; -(though not neces- ordld. Play safe! .. .
sail ereditr) attachment to te spirit of a :nation which s Your reporter has been present in 9 hurricanes since 195o. Thebest way to
y h ) at to t S ermine where the hurricane is coming from: face the wind and stick out your,
infinitely varied in population, opinion and outlook. r iit arm.. ihe huricane is coming from the direction in which you are point-
Sin,. not from the way the winds striking your face. But never mind where its
POINTE MICHEL'S FUTURE comg from! Get into safe- place and stay' here!
To reach Pointe Michel, we have to drive along a coastal * *
road wh i c h becomes, after passing Loubiere, deeply pitted
and scarred as well as dangerous for two cars to pass in opposite Continued on pqge 10
SATURDAY JULY 28, 1962,
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DOMINICA. .HERALD PACE FIVE
More Power .To Trafalgar
Farmers' Club Holds Achievement Day
A sleepy little village nestling high up in the Roseau valley has become trans-
formed Against the magnificent backdrop of the twin falls, a building
houses mighty dynamos which supply the power to run the machines and light
the houses of more and more Dominicans. It i. Trafalgar, named after the glori-
ous'victory of Admiral Nelson against the French. And the people f Trafalgar
seemed to be infected by this power that runs through the cables high above their
On Thursday afternoon last week a galaxy of notables were able to see just
how energetic this small community has become. The Trafalgar Farmers Club
was holding its Achievement Day in the village schoolroom. Undaunted by a
drizzing r.ln, a motorcade containing amon; others H.H the Administrator and
Mrs. Lovelace, Ministers Ducreay, Stevens and Didier, and the C.M.'s Principal
Secreatry Mr. C.A. Seignoret swept up the hill. They were welcomed by the
Farmers Club Chairman, Mr. Peterson Nicholson, and members of the Committee
and taken in to the gaily decorated building to view the many exhibits of local
talent. Agricultural produce was, of course, the most important exhibit but the
visitors were amazed at the beautiful needlework, handicraft, woodwork, drawings,
preserves, cakes and home-made toys. One of the outstanding exhibits in the
latter class was was a miniature model of the power-plant with its own lighting.
Judging of the exhibit was kindly undertaken by the Rev. Sisters and Messrs. H.
Carlysle and E. Lancelot.
A magnificent lunch prepared by the ladies of Trafalgar was then served and
a toast was drunk pledging even better service and good-fellowship in the future.
After lunch, Mr. Peterson Nicholas made a brief speech of welcome and encou-.
ragement and theClub's'Report for the period under treiew was read.
After the official business, a programme of songs and &cntitry dances was
put on inteirpersed by speeches. '
Mr. H. L. Christian, Ag. Social Development Officer, complimented the
People of Trafalgar and spoke of the efforts of the. department in getting village groups
to recognise their own potentialities and to so co ordinate their efforts to think, plan
and work together for the social and economic advancement of their' community.
Hon. W. S. Stevens spoke of the village's desire to have its own Community
Centre and stated -that gover-ment woula asisL he dub ,f,.i,. .tt.,ba -
site for the centre. The Ag. C. M., Hon. N. A. N. Ducreay, also congratulated
the club on its efforts'and urged them on in their efforts so produce more' food for
their own betterment and that of Dominica as a whole.
His Honour stated that this was not his first visit, and he was much impress-
ed with the progress made. "Their efforts compared very favouribly with l rger
villages, he said, and urged them "to continue the ,good work." A different
point of view was put by'Mr, L'. A. J. Simon, District. Community Develop-
ment Officer: he said that it was not enough only to look after the construction of
schools and roads, or the number of stems, of bananas shipped...... more
important still is the development of tie human character to 'make every
man, woman and child feel that they are a needed and useful member of their
Mrs. Lovelace distributed the prizes and Mr. W. Daniel, the Head Teacher
(a staunch supporter of the Club) moved the vote of thanks
This eventful day for Trafalgar, which had started with a well-attended
High Mass at the village chapel, ended with the singing of the National Anthem
.... the visitors departed and Trafalgar settled down to another year of produc-
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This is actually in England-a Hovercraft SRN-2 had
flown from the mainland and landed at Osboipe Beach in the
Isle of Wight..
Hovercraft Service Starting In Britain
The world's first scheduled hovercraft service started on Friday zoth between
Wallasey and Rhyl across the estuary of the River Dee on the west coast of Britain.
rbis experimental service by British United Airways using the Vickers
VA3 24 seater hovercraft has be n planned to gain experience in operating this
new. form of transport on passcng-r services and to evaluate its commercial potent
lal. already some ,000oo flights have been booked.,-
The British Infolmation Services industrial correspondent, who flew in the
VAs a few days before t.e opening of the service, writes: "just three years ago I
clung pr curiously to the slippery super structure of, the old SRNI, the world's
first hovercraft, as it sped across Southampton Water pn a trial flight. .W pped
in oilskins and my enthusiasm dampened by the spray, I wondered: whether this
new form of travel would 'ver have a future. '
&"I had the answer whenI sat in airliner comfort in an enclosed cabin as we
skimmed across the 20 mild stretch of water which ',separates the, 'two shores of
the estuary. The two and a. half ton craft which has ia range of o10 miles can
make the crossing from beach to beach in 25 minutes, saving a road journey
\' which can take up to two hours. .
Travelling only a few inche.above the surface at nearly 50 miles 'an hour,
I found the sensation of speed exhilarating and the noise level .comparable with
that of a piston engine aircraft. A novel enjoyment for passengers is the attend-
ant rainbow which keeps pace with the craft when the sun is shining through
Mr. S. R. Hughes, manager of the Hovercraft Division of Vickers-Arm-
strongs, considers that the hovercoach of the future, travelling at 2oo miles an
hour, might help to solve the problems of long distance travel overland. He
showed me a rough sketch of a vehicle rather like a big bus without wheels skim*
ming along a raised concrete track.
But in the earlier stages of development there is little doubt that the hover.
craft will stake its claim as a convenient and fast means of transport in the sheltered
waters of estuaries, between islands, and across lakes.
PUPILS INTRANSIT FROM about 9.00 pn. Our Reporter is ip.
ST. ANDREWS formed that they are on a round fiom
Sixteen Pupils of the St. Andrews Jamaica through Trinidad and back.
High School, of Kingston, Jamaica, U. W. Men Here Too
accompanied by three teachers were
among the passengers intransit on the On the same ship there were six Jamai
Federal Palm. They landed early on cans from the University College of the
the morning of Thursday i9th and West Indies, who were making their
visited the Wesley High School, where first round trip to Dominica. They
they were met by pupils of that school, found that there was a similarity of scenic
who had visited Jamaica earlier this year. beauty between Jamaica and Dominica.
They spent the day ashore sight-seeing Whilst in Roseau they were guests of
accompanied by pupils of Wesley High Chief of Police, A C. Cousins...
School. They returned to their ship at also a Jamaican.
HovercraftAt Scotts Head P
SATURDAY, JULY zS, 1962
-PAGE SIX Diun I t1. A r .;
By Rudolph 'Dunhar
LONDON--(ANP)-The Immigration bill which came into force on
July is'one of the most controversial legislation that has ever been introduced in
the history of the British Parliament. By Act of Parliament, Britain has now-
declared that coloured people are second-class human beings.
The headlines in all the papers were directed to the great flow of immigrants
who "are flying in like locusts in order to beat-the-ban." Everywhere there were
The Immigration bill came into being as the result of a merciless campaign
waged by a group of Conservative MP's directed almost exclusively against coloured
immigration. There is not a shadow of doubt that the motives behind the bill are
transparently racial. The need for control was never raised so long as immigrants
were largely European.
It i indeed ironical that the Conservatives, who were in the habit of
boasting about their marvellous empire, and who looked upon it as their bonafide
estate, should turn ruthlessly against the people.who created all this wealth for them.
The Government, has boasted anon of its Colonial policy and of how much
it has dorie for coloured people, when in truth, the little it had done for coloured
people has been repaid a hundred times over as a result of the slave trade.
However, Britain can get away with anything because of her long tradition
of greatness. She can make the gravest blunder and get around it by promoting
the Minister responsible to a high rank.'
It will be seen then, that a social and economic study of the West Indies is
necessarily a study of poverty. The seeds of the immigration crisis are the result
of ross and shameful neglect by the imperialists.
It must be borne in mind that the British Empire was not founded on senti-
ment or'philanthropy, but on trade. The West Indian colonies have always been
regarded mainly as afield where Europeans might, make their fortunes. The
coloured population was merely "the problem of labour supply." Whether as
slaves, or wage.'lbouters, they mattered only in so far as they affected the magnitude
of the fortunes to be made.
The imperialists were not interested.in improving~the conditions of the people.
Were "it not so; abolition oflavry ini'the'West Indies would have taken a step
further by destroying the economic foundations of slavery, and redistributing the
land more equitably,
SAs long ago as 1897, a Royal Commission, shocked by the social consequ-
ences ofretaining the plantation system, wrote: "No erm ords so goo a pro s
pect for the permanent welfare in the future of the West Indies as the settleme nt
of the labouring population on dth land as small peasant proprietors, and in many
place, this is the only; means by which the populatioricari, in future, be supported."
Commissioner' after co0missioner has strongly endorsed this view but
commissioner after, commissiorir has .alo had to regret that the recqnimeridatiop
has been ignored.
Geoffrey Holder Calls
Lashes Critics Who Claim
NEW YORK (ANP)-- The
tendency of supposedly well-informed
Anerican experts to continue to view
Aficaaii the "Dark Continent" and to
look down on African audiences as
unappreciative offirst-ratd. entertainment
has been attacked by Trinidadian
Geoffrey Holder in a feature article in the
current -issue of Show, a magazine
devoted to the entertainment arts.
An internationally famous dancer,
choreographer and painter, Holder descr-
ibed African audiences as being "sophist-
icated," and lashe, out at these suppo-
sedlyinformed experts for persisting in
thinking of such audiences as cultural
rubes, grateful for any second-rate
entertainment we may condescend to
send to them.
Holder bases his findings on the result
of his recent trip to Nigeria as part of a
troupe uf Negro artists and educators for
a two-day arts festival in Lagos, the
capital city. The troupe was dispatched
by an organization known as the Amer-
ican Society of African Culture,which
the magazine say, "should have known
"We put on a poor show," Holder
reports" and they didn't let us get away
with it. The individual acts that were
outstanding such as those led by band
leader Lionel Hampton and folk singer
Odetta, for example, were well received,
But pretentious nonsense like "a long,
ambitious, solemn Uhuru Suite (by
Randy Weston) calling on Mother'
African to shake offer shackles and rise,'
,played to yawns and empty bleachers,
Holder continued. Said Holder: "Uhuru
and Let My People Go" may be strong
stuffat Wa;hington Square folk song
uprisings, but in Nigeria, 1962, freedom
is something they have. Cheerleaders
from Carnegie Hall they don't need. I
bean to fee that cultural solidarity based
on a dark complexion is about as real in
African 1962 as it was among the light
complexioned Germans and British in
"Solidarity- based on showmanship-
the ham beneath the skin;in all of us- -
is a little more lasting and real," he con-
cluded, 'Holder's article is featured in
the July issue of Show.
Rough On The, Fench
Arrive In Storm
At the height of the wind and ai
storm of last Monday the little M.V.
"Delgris" fiom Guadeloupe nosed into
the unsheltered roads which we are not
too proud to describe as the Roseau
"harbour". At about this time (7.3o a.
m.) L. Rose & Co. were busily enga-
ged in a pre-hurricane practice operation
of beaching all lighters and smaller vess-
els and the cargo boat Veloz moved
round aimlessly, unable to discharge its
On board the "Delgris" were 204
schoolchildren from the Morne--l'eau
(mixed) School in .Guadeloupe on a
sightseeing tour. What hope of getting
them ashore, if not to sightsee at least to
recover from their mal-de-mern L. Rose
& Co. gallantly came to the rescue,
towing out several rowboats through the
choppy seas and bringing them back
loaded with chattering kids. They were
the guests of Mr. J.C. Jacob.French-
speaking agent for the "Delgres", who
himself livedin Guadeloupe for z8 yeass;
they had a wonderful ftime after their
The school attended by the excursion-
istsis 30 miles from Pointe-a-Pitre; it has
2,200 pupils and is governed by Direc-
trice Mdme. Laurent Plaisance. Every
year one or other ofthe schools in Guade
i,,, h ,A h .. ,- nrcian, tnxL.
as part of their curriculum of activities.
The children and their escorts re-em-
barked at II.oo p.m., but this time not
in small boats. Through the courtesy
of the Direetor of Public Works the
"Delgres" was permitted to come along-
side the jetty and all, walked aboard
in comfort. Their adventure will make
them the envy of allthe other' school-
children in Guadeloupe.
The First Day In Life
Is Highly Dangerous
Physician's Appeal To
(from the German Paper
While there has been success for
medical science in its efforts to reduce
the number of still births and the incid-
ence of infant mortality during the first
week of life of newly born babies,i.e.
until the end of the period that medical
science has called perinatality period the
high rate of mortality-on the first day
of life of babies in spite of major endea-
vours having been made by the medical
science, has hardly been influenced at all.
One's birthday, it appears, is the most
dangerous day in one's life. Unfortu-
nately, this state of affairs is expected to
remain unchanged in future. This situa.
ian was recently described at the Interna-
tional Congress for Practical Medicine
in Davos by Professor Willi and Profes-
sor de Rom on.the basis, of very sobe-
ring figures an~ statistics.
Science has still not been able to
explain why, newly born boys are less
resistant against the strains of the birth
mechanism than grls. For every 1oo
newly born girls that do not survive their
birthday, the statistics show 130 boys
who die within 24 homis aier being
born. Scientists and medical researchers
are still hunting for a cue that would
help them explain this lack in resistive-
ness on part of the male sex in the early
stages in life.
Particularly high is the mortality
during the first week of life of illegit-
imate children. Scientists explain this
situation by the fact that unmarried
mothers will hardly be able to look after
themselves before giving birth to a child
as well as a married mother can. Profes-
sor de Rom said emphatically that women
during pregnancy must do everything
to avoid any strains ofwhatever kind, as
an excessive physical strain of the female
organism during this period will-consid-
erably reduce the chances of the child to
survive the dangerous first few days, as
has been alarmingly proved by statistics.
The most favourable statistics on
infant mortality in Europe are those record
ed by Sweden and the Netherlands. The
figures show that the result is independent
of the fact, whether the birth occur in a
clinic or at home. While in Sweden
approximately 80 per cent of all children
are born in 'clinics, in the'Netherlands,
no less than 80 per cent of the babies
are born at home, In every case, however
Professor de Rom said that no matter
where the birth occurs, at home or in
a clinic, apart from the gynaecologist and
obstetrician there should also be a pedia-
trist in attendance. to look after the
newly horn child. This according to his
experience, would further reduce consid-
erably the unfortunately high rate of mor-
tality of newly born children.
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PAGit EIGi-ir DOMINICA rnz -
Maintaining Overseas Aid
Speaking for the British Government in the House of Lands last week Lord
Hastings said the Government fully recognized the need of the under-developed
countries for increased financial and technical aid. The limits at %the]lmoment
were set by economic considerations, but even so Government investment in
Commonwealdrand,Colonial territories by means of grant and loan in 1961-62
amounted.to'141,oob,ooo (WI $676,800,000) and to this had toj bel added
other snms given to foreign countries. Overall investment overseas, including
private finance, wis now over 30oo,oo0,ooo (WI $1,440,ooo,ooo) a third
of Britain's national income.
In view of possible Common Market developments Lord Hastings said
that Western Europe's entry into a general scheme of aid would help very consid-
There was no doubt, he added, that a lot of the aid Britain and other coun-
tries had given overseas lad'been offset by a fail in commodity prices and this
had to be tackled. The Government at the highest level was well aware of the
Lord Hastings said that of the 141,0oo ,ooo (WI $676,800,000) Gov.
ernment investment in the Commonwealth and Colonies 28,ooo,0oo (WI
$134,400,000) was attributable or would be so in the coming year- to the
budget of the Department of Technical Co-operation. Most of this was spent
on the Overseas Service Aid Scheme. Where colonial countries neared inde-
pendence special finance arrangements were entered into. Among these were
grants n lieu of Colonial and Development Welfare- funds which. they would
have received if th:y had not becom: independent. Overall in Africa the Over-
seas Service Aid Scheme cost over o0,000,000 (WI $48,000,000) -in the last
financial year and covered Is,ooo officers of whom 10,542 served in East Africa.
Officers could not be obliged to stay in an independent territory and here politi
cal considerations weteinvolved.. The countries concerned could help themselves
by making it quite clear to theoffiders they were welcome to stay.
Another Latin American Revolution
U. S. SevJrs3 iploWai tic Ralalions Withh Peru
The United Stites suspended diplomatic relations with Peru on July rI:th
and also cut off financial and technical aid under the Alliance for Progress pro-
gramme. This, was the State Department's wayof disapproving of the militaryr
coup d' elat which has'dverthrown the constitutional government of Peru.
After five weeks with only a caretaker government anda pro'visidonM Presit
dint due to an indecisive election in which no party held the balance of power,
a military force of armoured units swept into Lima, the capital and, seized'all key
points. President Manuel Prado wa, arrested in the Government Palace and the
Legislative Palace was surrounded. Other forces took over the government-run
"Radio Nationil" and occupied the Headquarters of the allegedly "leftist"
American Revolutionary Alliance Party.
Demonstrations by workers the following day were quickly broken up by
the strong-arm methods of the twelve-man military junta, 'led by Perez Godoy.
Meanwhile the Labour Leaders wlhoe confederation controls 75 % of the Peru-
vian labour force was considering a general strike in protest.
Venezuela, Colombia, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic have re-
fused to recognize the new regime and Brazil, Mexico, Panama and other Cen-
Stial and South Amirrican. States ate sitting on the fence. The military leaders
pledge .to "hold honest and clean elections soon," but the bulk of Peruvians
"couldn't care less."
FRANCE SURRENDERS BRAZIL's POLITICAL
BASE MESS RESOLVED
Paris July 2ist. (CP) A high Tun:sian
o'frici said tod y that France had agreed
..to evacuate the imnpa.i;;: :.al base at
Bizerte as rapidly as possible.
Some months ago Bizerte was the
'scene of a minor war; when .-Tunisians
titd to'squeeze out the French and the '
French retaliated by vicious shelling and
bombing of the civilian population of
Brasilia July 14th (CP): The New
Prime'Minister and his Cabinet today
set to work to restore a measure of poli-
tical and e c o n omic stability to crisis-
The Brazilian Chamber of Deputies
last night voted 19 to 63 in favour of
the cabinet'nomiratcd by the Prime
Minister Francisco Brochado da Rocha,
to give the country its first effective
Administration in seventeen days.
Thelong eningldrTsisapidlY returning to fashion and
the classic grace of the gown in this photograph is typical of the
new season's styles. This gown is especially designed for the tall
girl; the asymmetrical line of the skirt in heavy ribbed ottoman
reduces the impression of surplus, inches, and the plain top, with
i6square neck and broad shoulder straps, has the kindof elegance
which suits the tall girl.
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and belt; the tailored buttonholes are accentuated by a narrow
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SATURDAY JULY 28, i962,
Rootes Report Published
W. I. Future "Depends On Good Government"
"Tue prospect of independence fix some of these territories (the Little Eight)
has brought home the realisation that, their future development depends on good
government producing conditions which will attract foreign aid and investment".
This is one of the statements which gives- the keyto the Report of the Caribbean
Mission of the Western Hemisphere Exports Council. This mission, led by
Lord Rootes (Chairman of Rootes Motors Ltd.) visited the then West Indies,
British Honduras and British Guiana between March 2zth and April 4th this year.
The main object of the Mission was to investigate the possibility of increasing
British Exports to this part of the world goods, not money. Under these
circumstances it is not surprising that emphasis is laid on the possibilities of selling
consumer goods to West Indians, which could be paid for with agricultural produce.
Industrialisation (except for "minor industries producing consumer goods for
local requirements") is not encouraged; "foreign" entrepreneurs are, of course,
at liberty to risk their capital in these islands, but the British "shopkeeper" must
increase his trade. In the meanwhile we must improve .. "all forms of commu-
nication, social services including education and housing, port facilities and all
forms of transport, hotel facilities and catering for the tourist trade".
Says Lord Rootes in an exclusive interview with the B.I.S. correspondent-
"They need better strains of milking breeds (of livestock) such.as Channel Island
cattle for crossing with local breeds and dual purpose Red Polls, beef breds such
as Aberdeen Angus and Herefords to improve their meat supplies".. We need
"to encourage (our) young men to take more interest in these fundamental things
and then (we) will need to spend less on importing foodstuffs"..... .. and we
presume have more money to,spend onBritish durable consumer goods. All that
is contained in the report could have, in fact, been gleaned sitting at home behind
their desks and reading the reports of the. Advises, and Survey Teams of the late
Federal Gbvernment. We trust the membes..of the mission had a nice holiday.
Jaganh Under Fire
No Mandate For Independence Says Opposition
After a hectic week of debate in the Georgetown House of Assenbly, British
Gtiiana's handsome Capitalist-biting~Ptemier, Dr. Cheddi Jagan, pushed through
-his Compulsory Savings Bill, calculated to raise money for State Investment in his
capital-starved country. to p of
Whilst Cheddi was struggling at the Rice Confrence to up the price of
rice in the Eastern Cairibbean, emissaries,from Unite] Force and People's Nation-
al Congress were stirring, things up, trying to blockJagan's bid for an Independent
British Guiana. Peter D'Aguiar, leader of the U. F. cabled to Dr. Jha, Chair-
man of the U. N. Seventeen-man Committee onf Colonialism, stating that "Dr.
Jagan was seeking to induce the United Nations to upset the democratic principal
that right government derives from the consent of the people. Dr. Jagan won the
consent of the-people to govern according to the Constitution of self government,
published before the elections ofAugust 1961. Now he seeks to change the con-
stitution froni self-government to Independence without the consent of the people."
Meanwhile Mrs. Winifred Gaskin, Chairman of the P. N. C., flew toMon-,
treal "for a N. American tour and later trip to England." The British delegation
to the U. N. Committee have proposed that the report of the Commonwealth
Commission on the Georgetown riots be placed before the Committee, This drew
strong protest from Jagan who stated that such delaying tactics might persuade the
people of B. G' to change their minds and opt out of the Commonwealth after
independence., The B. G. Constitutional Conference with the U. K. Govern-
ment has, in the meanwhile been postponed until after the Commonwealth Prinie
Minister's Conference in September.
For St. Vincent
The Queen has approved the ap-
pointment of Mr. S. H. Graham at
present Attorney-General St. Christop.
her-Nevis-Anguilla to be Administa-
tor of St. Vincent.
It.is expected that he will take up
his appointment, in succession toMr,
A. F. Giles now Resident Commissioner
Basutoland, about s8th August, the
SColnial Office announced in London.
Mr. Graham was born in Trinidad
in 1912 and was educated in Barbados
and at London University where he
obtained the degrees of bachelor of arts
and bachelor of laws. He was called
to the Bar in 1949 and was appointed a
Magistrate in St. Lucia in x953 and
Crown Attorney (now Attorney-Gene-
ral) in St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla
Mr. Graham was well liked and
respected during the short period he
Spet in Dominica as Acting Adminis-
SUPPORT THE HERALD
Dominica Banana Growers Association.
General Meeting Of Association
Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 3A of the
Banana Rules 1935 that a General Meeting of the Association
will be held at the Carib Cinema, Roseau, 'commencing at 11.00
a.m. on Monday, 13th August, 1962.
All members of the Association are cordially' invited to
attend, but it should be noted that in accordance with the pro-
visions of the Banana (Amendment) Ordinance, 1960, orily the
Members of the Board of Management and the L delegates of the
District Branches shall take partin the deliberations and be eli-
gible to vote on any question arising at the Meeting.
1. To confirm the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting
held on 30th April, 1962.
2. Demonstration by Agronomist of the symptoms of nutrition-
al deficiencies in the banana.
3. Resolution from Mahaut District Branch that funds should
be released from price Adjustment Scheme for Feeder
4. Kt uliitcn from Marigot District Branch regarding prioe
differential between Northern District and Southern Dis-
trict Buying Stations.
5. Report from General Mapager, -Wbinban,
bananas in Guadelo,upe.
12th July, 1962
on cultivation of
ers are hereby notified
that Telephone Rent-
als are payable in ad-
vance, and that all
Subscribers who are
in arrears for the peri-
od ended 30th June,
1962 are given up to
31st July1961 to set-
tle t h e'i r accounts.
Failing payment of
the same the instru-
ment will be cut off
without further no-
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SATURDAY, JULY 28, .
PACE TEN DOMINIC A HEkALD
"Sounds c(azy to.me."
ChilOren's (Factual Test) Corner '"Butits true. Look at you! You hate your job at the factory but you are
too frightened of povery to chuck it and get a job you like, ighte"
Dear Boys and Girls,-I am sure those of .ybu who liie nicar ie sea an W l, maybe but you've no ght to say such a ing to me!"
octou. Maybe you have cu tAnd this the Second Basic Fear: fear of criticism. Did you ever notice
He is an extraordinary looking fish that lives at the bottom of the sea. how many things you do every day just so you won't be criticisedi"
Around his mouth are eight long "arm-legs" inside of which are a double row of "Youmean shave and put on aclean shirtL"
suckers with which he clings like a leach to any object with which he comes in "Naw 'I You do that for the Fear o( Losing the Love f Spmeone"nd
contact. There is also series of suction disks just, where his legs meet. Inside "And I take vitamins because I have Fear of Ill health, I suppose! and save
ntacth th is a bg hooked obe t sucan ea to pes an fleshthat reached t money because of fear of old-age and go to church because I have a fear of death
the mouth is a big hooked beak that can tear to places any flesh that reaches this Ot o m wit y "smdis". ....
chatoi r." the, belly digests like lightning anything arriving there. Oh, Madhatter, you upset me with your 'studies ....
The eyes are small and ovaL When be moves the long armstrail ose to the you drive om Roseau to Portsmouth these days by car, you are im sed
Body. He moves with elraordinary swiftness in.any direction. He squire out a by the wall of grass on either side of the road. With so many curves, turns and
cloud of blue-black liquid like a smoke screen when hunting or being hunted. corners, this wall of grass is dangerous as you cannot see what ahead and in may
He is very difficult to kill. Even when cut in half, the pieces continue to fight, corners, this wall of grass is daneous as you cannot see what wall you ofin many
When properly prepared, the octopus makes good eating. There are no ces the baan trees are planted so aose to the road as to wall you o hd-o
bones and the flesh is somewhat like the lobster or conch .... sweet in taste. seeing a car length in t any direction. Its a wondrere aren't many more head-
Now around New Guinea in the Pacific Ocean, where men dive for pearls, on crashes and I guess its a tribute to the good drivers on Dominica who have the
Now around New Guineat in the Pacific Ocean where men dive for patls good sense to drive very very slowly when they can't see more than a few
there is found a giant octopus. It is the same as the one you know except t yads ahead. But this.lack of visibility costs the island money in loss of tim since
he is about a hundred times larger. The body is about the size of a barrel and a vehicle travelling an avragespeed of 3 miles an hour takes two hours bt one
the arms are each about 18 feet long. Of all the monsters of the deep, the Giant taei 2 mies per-hour takes ee o And.theregoes one hour! But
Squid holds first place and is the terror of the deep seas. The Giant Squid or t bellingtter to miles pethr thae t ohreoe hour But it would be sti better to
octopus attacks men by lassooing them with the long snake-like arms. Even when its bette t e anli than tr t sae oe oa body cn s ee aead- d still etter
the divers manage to cut one of the legs, another darts out to get a further hold. cut the grass and triin back the fig trees so a body can see ahead--and still save
the divers mnage to cut one o the legs, another darts:u to get a urthe h ur
A rain give an account of an underwater fight with one of these monsters
which lasted fifteen minutes. In the end he was saved by two friends, one of- Yet is there really anything on Dominie a that is designed to. save people time
whom pulled him up by a stout rope whilst the other one dived down and slashed get you r your baPanat filiz oe here, ad hee d pick up the package the.o b. you
atthosehorriblearms. ram sure you 'are' glathat we- 'hive riot -got those get your Parcel Post slip over here, arid. pick up the package two blocks away1..
at those horrible arms. I am sure you are gld that wey hv riot got those y put your beef in-the cold store over there,and ta,.yoursljpovr here (a half
monsters here. mile awayr ,,. .,you~luy yourimport.wacantsoverfieae and cay them to the
I think most of you are on holiday already .or,are soon going on holiday, shipliinge ae ovt ere, huy you go back there again, and thn you go to Cus-
Cherio till next ter n, pleasant holiday, Love from Auntie Fran. toms tofind, the;gods.r ;Hours and hours are thus frittertd away by Dominicans
This -week's questions are as' follows-: i their iaily living paying for a slip here, getting the merchandise over there...
i. .Which island in the West Indies is called Crusoe's Island?---- many of'the shops operate the same way, a slip here, pay over there, come back
Here to get the things you bought .. endless walking, back and forth, waiting,
SGive the height of Morne Diab.otin ----- too many clerks, too much paper-work, too much red-tape to plain, everyday living.
Not buying an aeroplane or an ocean liner . just a simple thing like, a pound
3. Give the name of the bay where warships anchor when they visit of pigsnout pr a tablet of writing paper.
Roseau Why are we so poor 'Time is money and we waste a lot. bf. time.
AME.' FOOTBALL (cont. from page 1) had applied for films on coaching from
M ---- ----- Committee of the D.A. A. o overseas organisation which they hoped
SCHOOL------- ---- assist player and. referees -the' club would stimulate captains, managers and -
-.ast week's answerswere as follows: planned to make available copies of the players to build up first class teas of
I.st week answers were as follows: m the l. Rules to all: teesied members. fit and rugged, skilful footballers.
z. The area of Dominica from the last-survey is 289.8 sq.'miles i
2. The distance from Roseau to Potsmout rvellig by (a) the Old oaed T Secretary, Mr. Hubert- Joseph, i T, C. ELECTIONS
I2. miles (b) the New Val Portsmouth traveling by ( th report on last season, which The attention of the public is hereby
s 52 mes (b) the New Valley Road. 59 miles. showed what the Football Section 'had a drawn to the publication of the Voters
3. That section of Roseau called "Lagoon is so named because there'was ce o st ov wo dolar List for the Roseau Town Council
a lagoon or swamp there (where the Caribs beached their canoes). balance of-jusi over two dollars. It istfor the RoseauTow Council
Sas hoped that out of the subscriptions Elections and to the fact that people
RESULTS and registration fees (First Division $40, desirous of'having their names included
ist Prize $t.' 5 won by Addison Robinson (Roseau Boy'sSchool):' oo, Second Division $30.oo closing in .he said List may do so by calling at
nd $.oo Muriel Winston (St. Martin's School) ,date for registration-July. 31st) the the Council's office up to the 4th
3rd $o,75 't Vivian Bedman (Rostau Senior Boy'S'School) .Associationi would be, able to obtain August next and cause theii names to
Cash prizes were awarded at the HBRALD s Office on Frid iy 27.th inst new' fotballs ... it was complained <'be included by, filling out the prescribed
z, 3.30 prp. that the old balls soon became squaair. F6rm.
SThose participating in the onltest must send io their answers from . . send a tea for the Wisidwaid 'The list was first published on the
c'rpings, of the HrBALD enclose in a i envelope addressed to Islands Popham Trophy Tournament, 25th July.
The Codtest Editor DoMINIC HRALD. ..,. and, with the help of Government and A. ROYER.
SClosing ddel for entries of .his weak's Contest will be at 3.30 pm on the Roseau Town Council, erect a Town Clerk' R.T.C.,
'hursday 2nd Aug. n order to allow tim for county entries, pavilion in Windsor Park. A' tender CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS
THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS BY ALICE had been supplied by a well-known FOR SALE
ETHROUGH THE LOO G G S BE English firm to erect a steel pre-fabricated: FOR
(Continued frort page 4) pavilion which would cost less in the SPECIAL OFFER
"Dormouse," said Madhatter in his voice-of-doom tone, "did you know long run than one constructed out of WHITE PINE BOARDS
there are six basic fears and if you possess any one ofthem, you will never be a local materials. 1 1", ", x 6" x 616 feet
success" The Football Pool which had been .'At 30 PER FT.
"The only tear I have," said Doormouse, "is when you start pontificating!' runlast year had been un-economic, N DISCON LO D
"Well," continued the Madhatter, "fear of poverty is 'the first one. Then comes mostly dueto inadequate planning: it I 'ASTAPHAN & CO. LTD.
fear ol .riticismn. Third is fear of the loss of someone you love. Fourth: fear of was planned to run the Pools again with One Zephyr six Number 649, in
ill-heUu. Fifihi fear of old-age and sixth: feiat ofdeath!" more organisation, better satisfaction to good running condition.
1 "You mean to tell me that if I have only one of those fears, then I will never the public and a profit for the Asso- : Apply to David Letang or personal
'be a success cation. contact.
"That's right. A study was made of about 50 very successful men and no, Taining and coaching as a su bjet Caal 'Lane,'
one of them ever had one of those fears. Men like Edison, Einstein, Churchill: wlich came in for some comment, many Goodwill; Roseau.
Gandhi, Rockefeller, Ford, Roosevelt, to name a .few. The most common basic. members from the floor lamenting the Jeep No 1202 in good condition Appiy-
fear is poverty. The study showed that people who fear poverty are so frightened lack of physical fitness of the players. Chrisfopher Marie.
they will be poor that. they never progress. Every thing they do is really done to The Secretary stated that the D.A.S.A. WoodfordHill
"fight poverty". Even when they say good-morning to their boss, they say it not PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY J MARGARTSON CHARLES,
b-cause they mean a cheery greeting but they think they are making their position AT THE HERAID\. PRINTERY, 31.. NEW STREET, ROSEAU, DOMINICA,
more secure," SATURDAY JULY 28, 1962,