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4TUDAX I OToSEKR 21. 1961.
ET 3J 0ABT L.IT
PfS*anga to BK
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For ti4~e o th o employJof t~o; Litte arEol
ut to. n r ..- tch t c ey aM.m o
S; er .la he .at, a.b ma.sse; t -. .
hBe w^aSr *ict toy aa fowq to work (though
w-k e batsr wa 4
A* L'w w t .Ths- ". Sx t
~O~.ei ~ "ret i
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a.61a .d political
Ailoirs of the: Winrd laI
Sb advocating, aggint;
Mims of injusti-w aind
"aburg, St. Maarten, N.A,
ik' B. Morales,
btgot, St. Martin, F.W.I.
interas The People's Print-
13. Ii ii l* --i
ab not like to be called.
5.8U1t", because "Siiit"' .ia
I.t 'o call' dbg : and cats -.
Sahould- not-be used to
.A lIttle later in the day
st'itant Manager told
e :that t. Lodnstra had
-..the .orde~s. to "fire'
Sand asked him if he
l'dthe reason why Neville:
Sthe. Assistant anair,
Sthe only reason that he
think of vas what had
plaea; in the ar~ a few houri
The' Assiaant Manager
."llhatts rig1lt, that is
P ike to add her that,
-. very. ia3.,c polite
en Peas. 'bpdi; ]jte
RUST-BAW 270 -
RUST-BAN 297 -.
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asolo8e yepp ,
UST-BAN 363 aThinn
QR THE BEST RESULT BUY
AT YHE I
NOTIC I ,
PLEASE PASS THE WORD AROUND.
F(R .-MODERN COMPETENT & FIRST
CLASS PIPE-FITTING AT FiASONABLE
PRICES BE SURE TO.CONTACT:
"WORKSHOP ON W SELS .149
q rOcaed2 a docisgpn onthe ca
Wa :o uld 4ika to assure:-ot adroi
thif attr / ,i-
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ke .o p y ti, ,n Po
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-.,,,^ *^p^Bl.??: segi l `to DO .Loan;
&a6 f i mst~issd to criu
any a 11 p oppositLonr
had W i 'C'Qty i vod, and by
dbing, deprived. tbo popple of. th
island of his knowledge dhich ]
* saoilingly used to help thosq
who needed help.
Now a retired gpvornmont.-of-
ficial Mr. Cartty has returned
the island and the people he
loves o well; and, nightt" as
.the: Wathoys may- try to make somn
people bqliove thoy arc, they
can do nothing about his pro sen
on the island.
The Opinion volconos Mr. Cart
and his family back, and fool
sure that Mr. Carty will take h
plaeo in the ranks to fight for
freedom and justice.
"JOY READERS" APPREHENDED BY
On Thursday night last week,
four younguenr who wore. driving.
around'in a Dfivo-U-Sclf car wa
stopped by the police.
ItV was lator discovered that,
they did not rent the car, nor
did ihey have pomisasion to use
it. They were detained for the;
night and released the next day
Theo-matter is new .before thea
Court. and will come up for hear
ing when the judge visits the
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MISSQION.-.K A GREAT SUCCESS
Th.s ieWdk was MAhiosmn--woek br
thO 4 atholica a" wll as
Re S^t s in PhRips-
Na weoko the
will move to FrowwiC
vhilo the Rom=an CuF
services. will be hel .
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IFOR-IAY TRAINING PROC
TERRE, ST. KITTE,. ?OE
The Phlipslaurg. coto
is Jehovah' Witnesses ae~
preliminary plans to
four-day train prog
BassetrOm St. KiStt-
Mr. GustW Maki, pe
minister of the groupi.it
cussing the announ
the congregation, po
and unity in the risi
"The. object of the-.
SMr. Maki said, "is to
ministers. in the pr
the Bible as a help
unity and, fortifying.,|
tual noralo of the pe
max to the weokl
month program held a
Hall on the Front-St
Mr-. Maki said that.i
WLtnessGs are on .ol.
ininstoriaJl tiuinin ]
vLivo clase7. n veoty
es ara. dbsigped o
ian unity atn" A
S~6r ^^ '^'b 4 1 .*r~g~^" EJB
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IS '. OPINION 4
(Not the responsibility of the Ed
SWe must hereby tha-'nk the editor
-and staff of the W,I's Opinion
. for the prompt manner in which
our paper notified the public
general. of the death of our
beloved mother SARAH ARRIN'DELL.
Thanking 'you a~.in, I remain,
Egbert Arrindell & family.
,~B$RSONAL INTEREST COiZS FIRST
SAYS THE POWERS THAT 1B,
Not less than a month aso the
schooner "Blue Peter left our
sunny shores for Curacao, thus
,ending a remarkable history here
Sin .the Windw.ard Islands.
This schooner was owned by the
government and has rendered to
j the people of these Islands ser-
'vice which willbl:ays be remen-
The Blue Peter is replaced by
Sa small steamer named. "Hertha"
Thhis steame r is the property of
'the Watheys and company. Accord-
ing to reports the -Government has
loaned the owners of the.above
'mentioned steamer quite an am... "-nt
'pf money for the sake of purchas-
a.g said steamer.
This of course is Csoewhat sur-
ising; because iri the past many
ople have askcd the government
or loans These people had to
ergo quite an enormous amount
"red tape" and finally were
shed off with a. few discourag-
words, which were: "The govern-
t have no money,"
ow strange friends? The govern-
have no money, but there's
h money to lavishly spend on
eamer There is money to
(increase)... the pay of De-
a 100 % with three years
I y, and to th-nk that these
asdo little; other than
^^^Hiieiitei^ M^^ not' oa. exilsa. *,
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j~;C?~.: ,~~Sli~f~~~::i bl`.F
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in the abovementioned circum--
stances, but also in the line of.
business. For instance should some-
one apply for permission to open
a certain business which may be
profitable, they are rejected;
like in the case of the service
It is high time that you the peo-
ple of St. Maarten observe that
the interest of those who call
themselves political leaders comes
The are not only trying to mo-
nopolize loans, business etc., but
also your thinking.
Bernard A. Fleming.
I have understood,-however I
don't know if this is true or not,
that there ic a laC which states
that any antillian who has obtained
a medical degree from a foreign
university, must first be screen-
ed, to see if hi.~ qualifications
are equal to those of a Medical
College in Holland, if so and only
then can he practice his profession
in the Tstiierla-ndsC Antilles. As I
said before I do not know if this
law really exists, but if it does,
was Saba included? (Ed; note: It
does, and Saba. is included, be-
cause(even though Lt is treated
different) Saba is still a part of
the Net herlands Antilles)
Mr. Bloodsucker why do you take
your family to St. Kit's when they
require medical attention, have
you no confidence in our medical
deoart.ment he-e in Saba?
You should se t the example, as
you once said it was your hospi-
tal. So when you're feeling ill a-
gain spend a few days in your hos-
pital and let the howling of 'the
wind through, those aluminum louvres
rattle the brass in your dentures.
Why do you harbour such a fana-
tical hatred for Mr. Every, is it
because you cannot put your brub-
by fingers on Government funds
ILI~L_ ;*LIP~I~ -1~ g~i
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MA R I G 0T
IS YOUR ADDRESS FOR THE BEST WHOLE-
SALE & RETAIL PRICES ANYWHERE ON TH
DROP IN AND BE CONVINCED THAT AT
ST. M A RT IN
C 0 M ER C I A
YOU CAN GET MORE FOR LESS
PROPRIETOR: REGINALD SYLVESTRE (Bet
ter known.as "CAPT")
PHILIPSBURG & MARIGOT
OFFERS YOU THE BEST IN:
TUNGSTONE BATTERIES, DUNLOP TIRE
WORLD FAMOUS "I.C.I." PAINTS
CAR PARTS & BEDS ALL SIZES.
WE CAN SUPPLY YOU WITH ANYTHING
THAT: LIVES, GROWS OR IS MADE
*WITHIN ONE WEEK.
THE LIGHTS WILL- "GO
NOVEMBER 11, 1961
In: our last isue-
ported on the prdgro.
which was being made .
ward the elec.trificat4
Sthe French Part; 6t thI
Island, and at that
E we wrote: "It is'bli
that the "lights wiL I
on November 11, 1961.
Maarten' s Day); we hai
been able to confirm.
S We, ar :now vory
to report that since
time' we have intervi
of the Authorities,
- I has confirmed that the:
"lights will gp on" onhi
ember 11, 1961.
This is surely wtlcoi g
news and we congratulate
-.responsible for 'th4s s
badly needed improvemea
MISS DANIELLA JEFFRY" L
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Miss. Daniella Jeffry
daughter of Mr, and
S Simon Jeffry of Mami
her 'last month for
Miss Jeffry a ~hiooL
or who has been te
Marigot for some4lma
ed the Teachers' Co
An. intelligent, fri
and well-rosp otedi.
lady of the: C
Jcffry s ambitito'.
She has gonee.
where she into t
-- follow ,stu*di
qualify her thH
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LOWLMSS IS THI. BAS. OF V
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SE CT iI
ID DEM AT ANTILLIAN 2-1
Ai Saturday last the Antillian
tbal club) from Over-de-Pond'
athe Intrepide football club
-Bambaud me't on the Sport-
ed in Marlgot.
S wee- some- heavy
s. just before. the. game.
13ted and .this made the. field
Itwas lots of fun.to watch the.
jenrs on the Blippery field.
i Antillian.. team scored first
little- later in the game Intre-
Hs scored' and at the end of the,
t half the score was 1 i..
the most of the second half
x no side wasr able
ai re:, and just--when everyone
h that the game would end-'
1 draw (6- minutes before the
|of the match) Intrepide.
'ed. And thus the game ended
a 2-- 1 victory for Intmrpide.
O) RPfEAT ON0DERERS 4 0
hie first match on Sunday af-
apon at the Cul-de-Sac Sporte
vA was played between the
ab bf Marlgot and the Antil-
a of Over-do-Pond.
m' tho v6ry start:of the
.it was clear that the An-
Swas no match for the
W.-This game -which offered
.. or no thrills ended in a
S-victory in favour of the
PIKM1OTIHKES WASHOUT -WNDER-
4-97 -, .7
Wondoe. r ;jtUed thOir besi~tc;.
wdero unable to-.aep the 1a n
Brothers from n- and ag d at e
and of the first half the aooae
was 4-0 in favpur of the- El2ven
In the second half the. Elden
Brothers scored 4:; more gpals, bing-
ing the score to 8-- 0 at the.-rd
of -the ame. Goals were scorod'by
George 14) Feoloy (1) Austini 1)
and Harry (2),
BRAVES DEFEAT GALISBAY 21 26
On Sunday October 15, the Braves
....ellot.t-teoam of Philipsibrg, met the
Galisbay Bellott team at the, home
..,of Mr. A. Moccow at Galisbay,
The gamo- started around 11 a.m.
and the boys fror Philipsburg, took-
off to an oarly-start.
At about 2 p.m. the o'3aves who
had Already defeated Galisbay in.
two previous cncount'dr3 -as lead-
ing 19.- 16, arid with onily two
gamcs away fr6m victory it looked
like- a walkover for the Braves.
Galisbay however determined to
win -the meo6t brought the score- to
19 19, and at. this point it look-
ed like anybody's ga co,
Clem Labega captain of the Braves
roall ing. that the gama 'was tight .-t
and determined to defeat Galisbay
for the third time,' took a. little
time. off to, coach his players,
.,he partnership of. Cjcm LabtegA..
and Carl York shouted'V the 20th. ~ame
.for the Braves briefing. th ,'core,
to 29-09 in favour of the Boaves.
About five minutes later, tho
patnaoahip of A.' MYebow ( pItet
of Galisbay) and Abra~hai
ahoute4 .A 1* th, ;a& fqr.
0harthL. -scop to *2'W,
hAd 'plent5T^ Ur
B.A S B.'A L-L '
L I T TL E/ EA GU, E
Gc O MPET ITI X0 N
'The. St. MaT-rten Bastball-Bond.
is at -pro sent sponsoring a Lit-
tle'. Laguo Baseball '.Cbjotitiioi
Thiv qoipet;tion started last,
month and is going, along, niceely;
Four teams are taking_. part in
the competition Caterpillajs Ji
Giants MYM.S' C. Jrs. and thao Co
Bay Dodgers r.s,
.The present standing of the
Caterpillanrs Jrs,. 1.
.". 2 .- ,
pr a Shovd star
S.In completed th'-
be 4 beds, and m
and laundy facilities
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2 -1 .1
a 0 2
A PIECE OF LAND'LO
THE =ENTER. OF MARI(Q
FOR MORE INFORMAT i(
TACTs MRS. B, MOR
.TOR..OF THE FRENCS
OR: THE OFFICE OF TfH`iI
PAPER, ON THE BACKS
Y.M.S.C,. Jrs DEFEATED DODGERS.
' Jrjrrs. 18 -,r6 "
On Sunday ict. 15, baseball
loving .youths witnoss"ai the .
Y.M.S.C. Jrs defeat Wth DBodgeas-
Jr,. by a score of 18 16.
T- e. .YM. S. C. Jr s wi th te able.
pitcii.g;nof. "PoIotW' hold tha
Dodae.s, scorele4s for five fiutll
Af r., showing big o .t4,&g.in j
SCaXlvn to ok ovar.-' a blaptd
away, tor: sit obn'
p -Art r
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I wish through this
express. my th~an.a
ciatton to al; for.,thI
oss during the i11
dcath .of my bel ed
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: as Ca
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S T. M AR-T I N
S St. MartinJ the numerous-years from,thea that J did roam
I'have really been denied the pleasuros of my home:,
S Now I'l- welcomed by relatives and. friends so dear
| Oh. how I would like to remain forever ith then here.
- St. Martin to no thou art the Queen of the Caraibe
This is the Paradise. from which I must again- le ave;
:' But the, ties which bind me cause no once.nore to roam
St, Martin, my heart bleeds to leave thee Hone Sweet Home.
St. Martin. Sweet St. Martin thou art the sweetest spot on
Thou art also the clrcau of the tourists delight
The most picturesque sceneries one wishess to' see
My HoLIe sweet hori In lnoe:ory I'll oever be ith thee.
Farewell. St. Martin, ny native land which I do adore. "
I'm hoping soon to return to thy beautiful shore.
I'll think of thec and weeop, When I shall have crossed the deep
For beside ny ancestors I would like to take ny final sleep.
Dedicated to ny cousin George
Morales who left for the U.S.' on *.
Sept. 29, 1961
Mrs. B. Morales.
director of the publication:
Mrs. B. MorcLes,
Marigot, St. Martin, F.W.I.
SPrintcrsa The People's Printory
broken and certain itons missing.
The matter is being investi-
gated by the police,
I T N E S E S
continued from pag. 3)
.o -ainacroly hope that.the train-
, planed for us there: will on-
tc us to live closer to the
9io and its teachings." The
ia is scheduled fQ December
l-i7, but the o oct location
not boon made public. yeot.
~ pILIs BR B Eit. was
Three youngmon the Lingcy bro-
thers have erected an electric
Company in Saba sonotimes ag .
and havo gone a long.way i show-
ing, that they kvw what they are
doing: They have built a powva-
, h:.uson and erected polos from
WindcaJdaide to ho Bottom..
Everything is ready and all they
are now waiting for is a loan
which was promised y t heGovermn
nont. With thip loan they hope..
to pu'0mhase the motors .. In
spite: o the fact t1ha tis Lq9pai
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"DEAD"MAN RETURNS TO LIFE-
WOMAN DIES OF SHOCK.
VENEZUELA, Oct, 2. When gravLe-
diggers shovelled the first spade-
full of earth into a grave in"
the village,-cemetory at Pecaya,
Venezuelha, the "dead" man,
Roberto Rodriguez, victim of'a
heart attack, broke open the lid
of the' coffin, scrambled out of
the grave and ran home- shouting.
His mother-in-law, who was
standing at the grave side, drop "
ped dead from shock. She will be
buried tomorrow in the grave prep-
pared for her son-in-law once
doctors havb made absolutely
certain there is no mistake this.
gee ie ee, c 9e6
M AR IG 0 T
LOCATED ON THE ROUTE FROM MARIGOT
IS WELL STOCKED WITH ALL THE ITEM
WHOLESALE MISC. ITEMS ALL GRO(
GET IT A
YOU AT'SAN JUAN PRICES PLI
IS IS CH9aPSR THAN YOU CA]
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Georgetown, 5th, .00-
Minister of trade arnd
Jocelyn Hubbard, id
be happy bfr British
be .rid of West Indioae
He was back front Trin
conference held Octoboi
3rd. failed to agroo td
mond any increased prri
to the West Indies for
Hubbard hit ,out at b6
West. Indians. Ho said on.
day of the conforonco ,it
elear that the purchase
stories ad nad .up tohei.
on British Guiana's reqi
2-- cnts per pound inc.
before they had heard ii
put forward by British'
Hubbard charged .chief
leogata, Honourabe John.-
loran was absent for leo
of negotiations as wro.:ie
from St. Kitt -Novis-A"g
Hubbard said confereoice :l
hold in Federal House as"eii
but Shell Theatre in Sa.
SBuilding. Heo said "Prode
were indeed a pantonineo
delegations demonstrated spi
which drove Janaica out of i
tion and will ako: survivaO.
runp impossible," Hubbard.i
"WVst Indian politicians si
short pants nPd 0~sQ
nany-years. .wLJL oa.
before, they canO.
stature of men,
TO has been wastedd.
tinuo doing bu
people who refU
3 businessmen. It.I
spirit- of Reg;t
remains to bugy"
CERIES soon as posi-bl.
JS Dconmber 1963,
tish Guiana nay,
N take matte:
tlon. Ea: said "
agreI aIgfeiJi teU
is actsa ed *
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US CARIBBEAN N OTES
:Trinidad police have given information for the purpose: of
iLng 1ogus Caribbean $10 and $5 currency, bills in circulation. .
ad. They say they can be readily identified by close s cruA tny
b .. notes'
it is said that the forgeries are being, ade by splitting, genuine
*.ond $1 bills and pasting, the halves together, after tampering,
..ltho $L sides to resemble $10.
oa saoe method is adopted .with the $5 bills 'using $2 notes. .
-police have issued a warning and requested people to be on the:
out for the bogiu noney.
C T R I C IT Y.
Jotinuod front page 8)
connection with sanc loan as far as. wo know up to now it has
tt; been granted and the electrification of Saba, which is so in-
ltant to tourism and the developncnt of the island is held back.
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D.0 ER N/T THEATRE IN WINDWARDSIDE
1 A modern theatre has boon built At the Windwardside and is now in
IThis theatre was built and is operated by Mr, Earl Johnson, a
MSTRUCTION OF R.C. CHUTCH AT ZION'S HILL PROGRESSING NICELY.
" The construction of a now Roman Catholic church on the sane spot,
*here the old one once stood on Zion's Hill is progressing nicely.
VA greatdeal of tho work is done volunteers, and the young, capable*
-ad hard working, Administrator of the island Mr. Henry Every is a-
fgthose who are giving free labour for this worthwhile purpose.
'It-is hoped that the church will. soon be completed.
| ^ D E T H S
ISOLINE LOUISA RICiARDSjO: died on August 2 1961, at the age of
IAM ALFRED RTICEIADSO Ii? died on August; 29, 1961 at the age of
M GERTRUDE BROO:S, died on Septenber 9, 1961, sha. was. 56 yoas
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WINDWARD' ISLANDS -OPINION SATURDAY QCT>. 21. lQ6l Lorenzo Do: Weover won (xout, of 8 games played for the Braves. The games were all played in a very friendly and -agreeable manner, and Mrs. A. Moccoy saw to it that all who wore pre sent had plenty tocat; and dririk. BASEBI T.-T. L ITTLEAEAGU. E COMPET T,T I.ON The St. Mafcrton Baseball. Bond is at present sponsoring a Little' League Baseball Â•Competition. Thi conpetition started last month and is going, along, nicely. Four teams arc taking, part, in the competition: Caterpillars Jrs, Giants, YM.S.C. Jrs. and the Colo Bay Dodgers J r s. The present standing of the .competition is: G.P. Caterpillars Jrs. 1. Giants Y.-M.S.C. Jrs. Dodgers Jrs. 1 2 2 W. 1 1 1 0 L." 0 0 1 2 HOSPITAL AT MARIGOT TO BE ENLARGE D Â• Wo wero informed by a usually reliable source tha^ tfeore are plans to enlarge the hospital at MariÂ£pt. If all goes well work on this project should start in January 1962. Â• When completed the capacity will be M-5 beds, and modern kitchen and laundry facilities will also be added. F_0_R SALE A PIECE OF LAND .LOCATED IN THE CENTER.OF MARIGOT. v FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: MRS. B. MORALES, EDITOR OF THE FRENCH SECTION OF THIS NEWSPAPER. OR: THE OFFICE OF THIS.NEWSPAPER, ON THE BACKSTREET IN IN PHILIPSBURG. Â• < Y.M.S.C. Jrs. DEFEATED DODGERS On Sunday Oct. 15, baseball loving youths witnessed the Y.M.S.C, Jrs defeat the DodgersJrs, by a score of 18 16. The Y.M.S.C. Jrs. with the able pitching,of "Poloto" hold the Dodgers scoreless for five full innings. After showing signs of tiring; Calvin took over and was blasted away for sixteen runs in the next four innings. The Dodgers Jrs. however couldn't keep the lead and s<5on the country boys went on to score and-win the game. THANKS I wish through this medium to express my thanks and appreciation to all for.their kindness .during the illness and death of my beloved mother 1 '.3 %Â CELESTINE. BROWN who departed this life on September 30, I$6l. A special thanks to Dr, Schol and* Rev, Frank Wilby. Mrs.' 'B; Morales. 'Â• I .... %Â : %Â ..:Â•Â•/ Giants and Caterpillars Jrs, will clash on Sunday 22., at Cul-de-Sac
S' OPINION AM0R ET LABOR AUNIA VIKCIT "LOVE A LABCUft C PIQUE?. ALL THINGS" .SATURDAY OCTOBER gif 1961. ^. Vol.3,-No*9 : %Â OAT -NEXT AT LITTLE? Pric-e Fls. 0.25 BAY HOlEp EMPLOYEE FIR ED FOR ASKING TO BE CALLED, BY NAME! For sometime now the employees of the* LittleHay Hotel have been-, complaining, about the manner in which they are sometimes treated by oertain members of the management. The wages for which they are forced to work (though a little better than other places on the island) is still inadequate, and the working. conditions are deplorable* Â• On Thursday* of this week a bartender was "fired" by Mr.. Loonstra, one of the Directors of this "hotel because, he (the bartender) told Mr. Loonstra that. his name was Neville. The story is as follows: Mr, Loonstra was sitting,in the bar with a guest of the hotel, he Wa So??, s ^ rvicc 3 hut instep of calling the bartender on duty he aade a. Siiit sound. The bartender wont tvor to his table and after, taking the order.; said to Mr. Loonstra: "Sir, my name fs Neville", after he had served the drinks, Mr. Loonstra asked him (the bartender) "Why you tell me that your name, is Neville, do ypu expect no to call you Nevilleiat all times". Neville replied in a ealm manner: "I feel, that while I am on duty I should be called by my" name %Â and..if my name is. not,known, then I should be called, "bartender" of waiter", but I
Â—Â— WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPIN ION ^ SATURDAY OCT. 21 f !Q6l. ficial was transferred (exiled) fron this Island about ten. years ago, because he believed in the principles of froedoQ and justice, and therefor refused to be lead, by-Ma they and Co. The Wathcys determined to crush any and all possible opposition, had' Mr. Carty Removed, and by so doing deprived the people of this island of his knowledge, which he so .willingly used to help those who needed help. Now a retired government, official Mr. Carty has returned to the island and the people he loves so well; and, "nighty" as theWathcys nay try to make some, people believe they are, they can do nothing about his present on the island. ^The Opinion wclconcs Mr. Carty and his family back, and feel sure that M ru Carty will take his place in the ranks to fight for freedom and justice "JOY READERS" APPREHENDED BY EQLIÂ£E A On Thursday night last week, four youngmen who were, driving around in a DrMve-U-Sclf car were, stopped by the police. It; was later discovered that; they did not rent; the car, nor did fihey have permission to use' it. They were detained for the night and released the next day. The matter is now before the Court and will come up for hearing when the judge visits the island next. MISSION-WEEK A GRE AT SUCCESS Â• This week was Mi ss ion-weok for the Roman Catholic as well as the Methodist Churches, in Philipsbur g e The Roman Catholic Mission services wore hold, in the church in Philip sburg, and free transportation was provided for the people living, in the country Each night the church was crowded The.Methodist. Mission services were held in the opens-air in the different districts, (Cul-doSac, Philipsburg,. Mount William Hill and Sucker Garden.) All the meetings were well attended. Next, week the Methodist Mission will move to French Quarter while the Roman Catholic Mis-sion services, will ho held at Simpsonbay. ******* >Â•*!Â•Â•Â•>Â• FOOR-LAY TRAINING PROGRAM IN BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, FOR JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES" ". The Philipsburg congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses are making preliminary plans to attend a' four-day training program in. Bassotorrc, St. Kitts, it was announced recently. Mr. Gust. W. Maki, presiding, minister of the group, in discussing the announcement with the congregation, pointed to the challenge to Christian thinking and unity in the rising, tide of' material ism. u The. object of the program," Mr. Maki said, "is to g equip' ministers in the practical use of the Bible as a help in att(|ining unity and fortifying the spirl' tual morale of the people in the community." The announcement came as a climax to the weekly ministry-development program held at the Kingdom Hall on the Front Street in Philips-' burg. Mr. Maki said that Jehovah' a Witnesses arc enrolled in the ministerial training of at least five classes weekly. "These classics arc designed to promote Christian unity and also for this reason, the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, the sponsors for this four-day Basseterre refresher course, have set the theme of the assembly as the "United Worshippers District Assembly", he explained. fq3-.&
WINDWARD ISLANDS-' OPINION SATURDAY OCT. 21, 1961 <\ $\ (Not the responsibility of the EdI *> Dear Editor; We must hereby thank the editor and staff of the W.l's Opinion for the prompt manner in which your paper notified the public in general, of the death of our beloved mother SARAH ARRINDELL; Thanking you again, I remain, Egbert Arrindell & family. ._ MUIMM in the abovementioned circumstances, but also in the line of business. For instance should someone apply for permission to open a pertain business which may be profitable, they are rejected; like in the case of the service station. It is high time that you the people of St. Maarten observe that the interest of those who call themselves political leaders comes first. The are not only trying to monopolize loans, business etc., but also your thinking. Bernard A. Fleming. PERSONAL INTEREST COMES FIRST SAYS THE POWERS THAT B5 Not less than a month ago the schooner "Blue Peter left our sunny shores for Curacao, thus ending a remarkable history here in the Windward Islands. This schooner was owned by the government and has rendered to the people of these Islands service which will-.-tlwayc be remembered. The Blue Peter is replaced by a small steamer named: "Hertha* This steame r is the property of the Watbeys and company. According to reports the government has loaned the owners of the.above mentioned steamer quite an am;,, ".nt of money for the sake of purchasing said steamer. This of course is somewhat surprising; because in the past many people have asked the government for loans These people had to undergo quite an enormous amount of "red ta.pe" and finally were brushed off with a few discouraging words, which were: "The government have no money." How strange friends? The government have no monej r but there's enough money to lavishly spend on a steamer There is aoney to hike (increase), the pay of Deputies 100 % with three years back pay, and to think that these deputies do little; other thankeep bar-stools warm. These wrongs do not only exist Dear Editor: I have understood, -however I don't know if this is true or not, that there is a law which states that any antillian who has obtained a medical degree from a foreign University, must first be screened, to see if his qualifications are equal to those of a Medical College in Holland, if so and only then can he practice his profession in the Netherlands Antilles. As I said before I do not know if this law really exists? but if it does, was Saba included? (Ed, note: It does, and Saba is included, because (even though it is treated differnt) Saba is still a part of t he Net herlands)Antilles) Mr. Bloodsucker why do you take your family to St. Kitts when they require medical attention, have you no confidence in our medical department here in Saba? You should se t the example, as you once said It was your hospital. So when you're feeling ill again spend a few days in your hospital and let the howling of the wind through those aluminum louvres rattle the bra'BS in your dentures. Why do you harbour such a fanatical hatred for Mr. Every, is it because you cannot put your brubby fingers on Government funds anymore ? A Sabian
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. "^^ !" WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION ? ..SATURDAY OCT. 21, 1 9^1 >ciy/ ST. HittRT.IN C__0 MERC I.._AJk M A R I G 0 T IS YOUR ADDRESS FOR THE BEST WHOLESALE & RETAIL PRICES ANYWHERE ON THE ISLAND %Â DROP IN AND BE CONVINCED THAT AT ST MARTIN C OMER C I A L YOU CAN GET MORE FOR LESS PROPRIETOR; REGINALD SYLVESTRE (Bettor known, as "CAPT") THE LIGHTS WILL "GO ON" NOVEMBER 11, 1961. ON C_E__N T R A L Â§_T 0 R E PHILIPSBURG & I-IARIGOT OFFERS YOU THE BEST IN: TUNGSTONE BATTERIES, DUNLOP TIRES WORLD FAMOUS "I.C.I." PAINTS CAR PARTS & BEDS ALL SIZES. WE CAN SUPPLY YOU WITH ANYTHING THAT; LIVES, GROWS OR IS MADE Â•WITHIN ONE WEEK. Â• In our last issue we reported on the progress which was, being made toward the electrification of the French Part of the Island, and at that time: wo wrote; "It is believed that the "lights will go on" on November 11, 1961 (St. Maartcn's Day); we have not been able to confirm this as yet." We 1 are .now very pfesod to report that since that time wc have interviewed one of the Authorities, and he has confirmed that the "lights will gp on" on Nov^ ember 11, 1961. .. This is surely welcome news and we congratulate those -.responsible for this so badly needed improvement. LOWLINESS IS THE BASE OF EVERY %Â VIRTUE: AND HE WHO GOES THE LOWEST, BUILDS THE SAFEST. Bailey: Festus MISS DAN IELLA'JEFFRY LEFT FOR FRANC E Miss. Daniella Jeffry daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Jeffry of Marigpt loft here last month for France. Miss Jeffry a school teacher who has been teachings in. Marigot for sometime attended the Teachers' Collegein Guadeloupe. An intelligent, friendly and well-respected young, lady of the Community, Miss Jeffry's ambition, is to become a professor in English. She has gone to France where; she intends to ~follow studios which .will qualify her for this position. We wish; Miss Jeffry the best.of luck in her undertakings, ::::::::::::::::
Â—.1 I. .1 Â— .... .. ...... ;'WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION 10 SAT. XT. 21, 196l. CARIBBEAN NOTES Tho Trinidad police have given information Â£or the purpose of spotting bogus Caribbean $10 and $% currency bills in circulatio. Trinidad. They say they can be rroadily indentified by close scruitxny of the notes. It is said that the forgeries are beings made by splitting,, genuine $10 ,and til bills and pasting, the halves together, after tampering, with the $L sides to resemble $10, The sane method is adopted with the $5bills using $2. notes, y The police have issued a warning and requested people to be on the: 1 look out for the bogus money. ELECTRIC I T Y. (Continued from page 8) in connection with same loan as far as. we know up to now it has not. been granted and the electrification of Saba, which is so important to tourism and the development of the island is held back. MO D E R N /T H E A T R E IN W INDWARDS IDE A modern theatre has been built at tho WIndwardsi.de and Is now in full operation. This theatre was built and is operated by Mr, Earl Johnson, a former Lagoite. CONSTRUCTION OF R.C CHURCH AT ZION'S H ILL PR OGRESSIN G NIC ELY. """ Q : 3-:. Â• The construction of a new Roman Catholic church on tho same spot", where the old one once stood on Zion's Hill is progressing nicely,, A great deal of the work is done volunteers, and the young, capable and hard working.. Administrator of the island Mr. Henry Every is among.those who are giving free labour for this worthwhile purpose* \ It is hoped that the church will, soon be completed. PEA T.E_S ISOLINE LOUISA RICHARDSON, died on August 2% 196l, at the age of 86. WILLIAM ALFRED RICHARDSON? died on August. 29, 19&L at the age of 80. %Â \ ALICE GERTRUDE BROOIIS, died on September 9, 1961, she was. 56 yeaira .of age. ROLANDO RICHRD0 WILLIAMS, died on'sopt. \% 196l at the itender age of 1 year, and h months., ^ /
WINDWARD I SLANDS'OPINION 6 SATURDAY OCT^ 21, 196lFOOTBALL Ml I III IT ^. ...E. v INTREPIDE DEFEAT ANTILLIAN 2J On Saturday last the Antillian football club;from Ovor-de-Pond and the Intrcpidc football club from Rainbaud met on the Sportfield in Marigot. .There %Â were someheavy showers just before, the game started and this made the field slippery. It was lots of fun.to watch the players on the ilippcry field. The Antillian. toam scored first, a little later in the game Intrepide scored' and at the: end of the first half the score was 1-1, F or the most of the second half ifcraaarazEXKXx no side was able to score, and just .when everyone though that the game would end Â•Â• in a draw (6 minutes before the end of the match) Intrepide scored. And thus the game ended in a 2 1 victory for Intrepide, SPEED DEF EAT PONDERERS k Q The first match on Sunday afternoon at the Cul-de-Sac Sport field was played between^ the Speed of Marigot and the Antillian of Ovor-de-Pond. From the very start of the match it was clear that the Antillian was no match for the Speed. This game, which offered little or no thrills ended in a H0 victory in favour of the Speed. *_ELEVEN BROTHERS WASH-OUTWBHDERERS 8-0 The Eleven, Smothers of Philipsburg, defeated the Wonderors of Cul-do-Sac. 8 0 in one of the worcc beatings of the competition. The Wondcrers woire. outclassed and outplayed by the Eleven Brothers in the tit "encounter on. Sunday afternoon Oct. 15. A great crowd was on hand when the game started at to 25 p.m. The Eleven Brothers displayed some wonderful football \ and the Wondorers tried their best, but were: unable to keep the Eleven Brothers from scoring, and at the end of the first half the score was M-0 in favour of the Eleven Brothers. In the second half i;he Eleven Brothers scored k. more: goals bringing the score to 8 0 at the' end of the Â£ame. Goals were scored by George (if), Fccloy <1) Austin, (l) and Harry (2), '' > Â• i i i J %Â ? m. CARDS BRAVES,JffiFEA^GALISBJi; .21 20 On Sunday October 15, the Braves Bellptt. team of Phil icsburg. met the Galisbay Bellott team at the. homo of Mr. A. Moccow at Galisbay, Mardgot. The gamestarted around 11 a.m. J and the boys from Phil ID sburg, took-** off to an early-start. At about 2 p.m. the H.'avas who had already defeated Galisbay in two previous encounters '-as loading. 19 16, and with only two games away from victory it looked like a walkover for the Braves, Galisbay however determined to win the meet, brought the score to 19 19, and at. this point it looked like anybody's gaise* Clem Labega captain of the Braves realizing that the game was tightv-W and determined to defeat Galisbay i for the third time, took a little time, off to coach his players, The partnership of Clem kabega Â• and Carl York shouted the 20th. game Â£ r nn h ?n BraY S s bri ^^ f th score to 20-19 m favour of the Braves About five minutes later, thepartnership of A. Moccow (caotain of Galisbay) and Abraham' Daniel shouted the 20th. -me for Galisbay bringing the scoae to 20 20. The winning game was shouted'by* the partnership of Ding Rxhardson and Felix Illidgq of the Braves, And so the Braves edged,out Galisbay 21 20 in a most ox' citing.match of bellott, The. partnership of Freddy Hughes ond L
WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION SATURDAY OCT. 21, 1961, "DEAD"MAN RETURNS TO LIFE WOMAN DIES OF SHOCK. VENEZUELA, Oct. 2.5 When gravcdiggers. shovelled the first spadefull of earth into a grave in' the village cemetery at Pecaya, Venezuel&a, the "dead" man, Roberto Rodriguez., victim of a heart attack, broke open the lid of the coffin, scrambled out .of the grave and ran homeshouting and swearing. His mother-in-law, who was standing at the grave side, drop-' ped dead from shock. She will be buried tomorrow in the grave prepared for her son-in-law once doctors have made absolutely certain there is no mistake this time. M A R I G 0 T T R A DING LOCATED ON THE ROUTE FROM MARIGOT TO GRAND CASE IS WELL STOCKED WITH ALL THE ITEMS YOU NEED WHOLESALE MISC. ITEMS ALL GROCERIES WE SELL YOU AT SAN JUAN PRICES PLUS 5 % THIS IS CHEAPER THAN YOU CAN GET IT ANYWHERE ELSE BOBBY FLEMING. RICE CONFERENCE A FAILURE. Georgetown, 5th. Oct. (CP)Ministor of Trade and industry, Jocolyn Hubbard, said he would bo happy for British Guiana to be rid of West Indies Market, He was back from Trinidad where conference held October 2nd. and 3rd. failed to agree to recommend any increased price fof rice to the West Indies for next year, Hubbard hit out at behaviour of West Indians. He said on first day of the conference it seeded clear that the purchasing territories had made up their minds on British Guiana's request for 2$ cents per pound increase OVOJL before they had heard arguments put forward by British Guiana. Hubbard charged chief Trinidad delegate, Honourable John O'Halloran was absent for lengthy part of negotiations as were dol.ogatcs from St. Kitts-Ncvis-Anguilla. Hubbard said conference was not held in Federal House as customary but Shell Theatre -in Salvatori Building. He said "Vrocecdings were indeed a pantomire.. Federal delegations demonctrated spirit" which drove Jamaica out of Federation and will make survival of rump impossible," Hubbard raid "West Indian politicians still in short pants ar.d scons many-yoars will have pass before they can reach stature of men. Our restraint over a generation has been wasted. It is clearly unwise to continue doing business with people who refuse to bo businessmen It is clearspirit of Regional Rico/ Agreement is. do ad and only remains to bucy form as soon as posib/.e Hubbard said.agreement is due end December 1963, but British Guiana n-y decide to. take matte: to arbitration. Eo saxa un.de:: existing agreement Eritish Guiana is committed to continue supplying rice to West Indies at price less than it receives from Cuba.
WINDWARD I fl^flPfi' QP T^ TON SAT. OCT. 21 f 19fiLi Â•** THE WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION Is published every Saturday Â£t fes established" by J.H. Lake.,Sr. On. July 1. 1959, as a moans of helping to improve the social, economical, educational and political conditions of the Windward Islands by advocating against: the causes of injustice' and oppression. Editor. Dutch Section* J.H* Lake, Sr. P.O. Box 22, Philipsburg,, St, Maarten, N.A. Editor. French Section. Mrs. B, Morales, Marigot, St. Martin, F.W.I. Printers: The People's Printcry Backstreet, Philipsburg> E S S 0 ESSO OFFERS Y&J THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS: RUST-BAN 270 metal, primer to resist, corrosion RUST-BAN 297 Aluminum coating, flbr use on clean. metal surfaces. RUST-BAN EXTERIOR ENAMEL, in colors* yellow, blue., roc, green.' & white* RUST-BAN 363 Thinner FOR THE BEST RESULT BUY AT YHE ESSO SIGN L.B. SCOTT ESSO DEALER rdo not like to be called "Siiit", because "Siiit" is used to call dogs and cats Â• and should" not, be used to call*' people. """ A little later in the day the Assistant Manager told Neville that Mr* Lobnstra had given the orders to "fire" him, and asked him if he -knew the reason why, Neville told the Assistant Manager, that the only reason that he could think of was what had taken place in the bar a few hours, before The Assistant Manager replied: "That's right, that, is the reason. We would like to add hero,' that; wo know Mr, Neville Lake, and that he is a very decent, polite; and soft spoken young man. Just, before; going to pressthis matter was taken: up with Mr. Clem Labcga, Head of the Social and Economical Affairs, W e* pect. that justice will be granted and therefore' refrain from any (comment, until. Mr. Labega has completed his investigation and NOTICE..; NOTICBiii PLEASE PASS THE WORD AROUND. FOR MODERN COMPETENT & FIRST CLASS PIPE-FITTING AT REASONABLE PRICES BE SURE TO CONTACT: JOHN WYATT "WORKSHOP ON WHEELS M-l*f9" reached a decision on: thecase. We would like to assure, our reader that we will keep them posted on this matter. ::::::::::::::::t z MJ*. Rff 0 IE. C A R T. X PACK, Mr, Regie Carty and his family returned. to the island last month to stay, Mr. Carty a most efficient, caable and helpful government, ofÂ—,
WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION 8 SATURDAY OCT .-'21 f lQ6l, FAREWELL SJL* MARTIN St, Martin.' the numerous years from.thee that I did roam I have really boon denied the pleasures of ray home., Now I'm. welcomed by relatives and. friends so dear %Â Oh; how I would like to remain forever^ with them here. St. Martin to me thou art the Queen of the Caraibe This is the Paradise, from which I must again 1c avo; But the. tics which bind me cause me once more, to roam St. Martin, my heart bleeds to leave thee Hone Sweet Homo. St. Martini Sweet St. Martin thou art the sweetest spot on Thou art also the dream of the tourists delight The most picturesque sceneries one wishes to sec My Home sweet homo In memory I'll over be with thee. ...., %Â Â• Farewell St. Martin, my native land which I do adore. ** I'm hoping soon to return to thy beautiful shore. I'll think of thee and weep, when I shall have crossed the deep tor beside my ancestors I would like to take my final sleep. Dedicated to my cousin George .. Morales who left for the U.S.' on ". : Sept. 29, 1961 Mrs. B. Morales. Director of the publication: Mrs. B. Morales, Marigot, St. Martin, F.W.I. Â• Printers; The People's Printcry Philipsburg, WITNESSES (Continued from page: 3) "We sincerely hope that the training, planed for us there will enable us to live closer to the Bible and its teachings." Tho program is scheduled for Daconber l*f 17, but the exact location has not boon made public yet. Press Release. SHOP IN PHJLJJ>SÂ£UR5_B_RmEN_. On Wednesday last week it was discovered that the shop of Mr. G. Scott at Philipsburg, was broken and certain itons nissing. The natter is being investigated by the police* N. _E W S. B R I E F S FROM A B ELE CTRICI TY, Three youngmon the Linsey brothers havo erected an electric Company in Saba souotines agp and ,have gone a long way in showing, that they know what they are doing.: They have built a powerihyuaas, and erected polos fron Windward side to Em Bottom. Everythingis ready and all they are now waiting for is a loan which was pronised by the. Governnent. With this loan they hope to purchase, the notors In spite of the fact; that this loan was pronised nany months ago, and one of the Linsey brothers has; nado noro than one trip to Curacao (See ELECTRICITY page. 10)