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Vol. 3 No. 10 Price FIs
CULTURAL COUNCIL OFTHE NETHERLANDS KINGDOM VISITS
6,10t i-L. THE cWINWATD ISLANDS Z
On Tuesday last October 2L, the Cultural Council of The. Nethesx;,
lands Kingdom arrived at the Juliana Airport by K.L.M. '
The Council consists of the following'persons: Minister I.C. i
brot, Minister of Culture and Education of the Netherlands Anti
Minister J. Cals, Minister of Culture and Education of The- N
lands, Minister A.J. Morpurgo, Minister of Culture and Educatioa
Surin4m, other members of the Council making the trip were, iCt
Holland: Professor WF. de Gaay Fortman, Mr. H.J. ReininkA,"*
General of Arts and Foreign Cultural Affairs, Mr. C.E. Sehe
Acting Dire ctor of the R.G. Central Bureau Cf Education in The''
Fnom Surinam: L.A.M. Lichtveld, Special En3oy and Ministea P1w 3
potential at the Dutch Embassy. at New York, Mr. Hugo Po, 4.,
,. General, Mr-, Dr, A.J;A. Quintus Bosch, District. Commissi9 :'.
-F taom the Netherlands Antilles .r. Cola. Debrot, Direc~tor t
star Plentiary in. The. Ne4ati
"U .. i ," ,'.. ,' .: .-,.
.~..shed by J. H. -
-o. July. 1, 1959, S 0 '
n. othelpintg to tin.
ise Social economical ESSO OFFES YOU THI FILLOWi-
Oal and political
btioxp of- the Windward PioDUCTSI
-a by advocating. aggins' .
Causes of injustice and RUST-BAN 270 metal. pri.w to
nhs resist. ciosichn
.-- RTST-BAN 297 Almiummn, U:bating
--s-- fouseL: p clean
Sch metal suf oaces.
or Dutch Section: RUST-BAN EXTERIOR ENAMEL, in
"" colors: yellow, bluje, red, greamn
B- Lake. S* & white.
.~.4x. MUST-BAN 363 Thinneu
psburg.,, St. Maarten,N.AT
C myV T %n fi m nOtrRnm "ram mYm
FOR THE BEST RESULT BUY A E
ia B.. Morales,
t, Martin, F.W.I.
Affairs, Mr. E,0. Petronia,
BaEi ster of Communicationr
( Transportation, ex-
putiy of Cultural Affairs.
I, The Council after visit-
Saba and St.'Eustatius
g turned to Curacao on Fri-
PLEASE P.SS THE WORD AROUND.
FOR MODEtRN COMPETENT & FIRST
CLASS PIPE-FITTING AT REASONABLE
PRICES BE SURE TO CONTACT:
J O.H N
"WORKSHOP ON WHEELS M-149"
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r Occt. 24-1. 1961.
Arrival. at the Ju-
greetingp. y the Lt,
Governor of the Wind-
war~ Islands and the
Deputies of St.
Maarten..as well as.
the Board -of the St.
Maastan Cultural .
- Centre Foundation;
bt among other: mmbas
scouni, e oar o
the S~ Marten Culfural Cen*-
tre, Fowundatior, 'Minastea of
the Methodist, ChurcH.i, Ple st
of. the, ROman Catholie COurch,
President; o .theP.M.e-. I.,.., .Pr
sidarTe of Mea OB A Mayor.
and 1DQ y WSayoi of ar igpt,
TH, Lobs. '""
VIt .I- ..
Sire foX L
113tl;l~ I ?EL:;. ~5:i~E~
.. ..B..sa -.
9t00 p.m. Film and slide: e-
vei vng.at little Bay.
About an hour of
shvwi~eg tam lms
anid' side. about the
with rausic. by Con-
11 :4. a.m.
Departure for Saba by
m. Arrival. at Saba re- ,
celv.ed by the Adminis-
tiator 'and members of
"- Tour to Flatpoint, via-- -
Hospital St. John
Wlndwawrdside. and Hells-
Return to The Bottom
Buffet lunch at the
12:30 p.m. Departure for the.
Arrival at Sui.
TrUr.sday October 26, 19a-
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9:00 a.m. -
12 noon. Tour to .
FREE UNTIL ~430 .p.m.
30 p.m. -
6s00 p.m. Tour to town
/ ALL )'WOERS CAN ,NOW ORDER A HOT MEAL DELIVERED TO' THIt' r
THBIR JOBS OR AT THtBIRHOMES ANYWHERE ON THE ISLMN,
QIZBS MOUST BE EIAC kl.HOURS PRIOR TO DELIVERY
PRIC EsEl MALS 1 .-, ff .5o, a2.- An A UP O ON
G"sS'-... ".. nn ~ L .
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,n LD I ,- ,E r ~.
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and vilsit-r H
home of .he
tor of St.
Departure for il
-ff s. ,
Oct. 25. 1961.
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:! THE BOYS OF LITTLE BAY
WISH TO REMIND ALL THOSE T]
S HAVE BEEN INVITED OF THE DJ
AT THE ST. JOHN RANCH ON WEDN]
SNOVEMiER 1, 1961 STARTING AT
MUSIC BY: LARMONIE'S BAN]
Reception at the Lt.
Governor's hbme with
music by Steel Band.
iday Oct. 2. 1961.
Visit. to schools in
the town. Lunch at
Departure for Ju-
liana Airport and
departure for Cura-
cao by K.L.M.
::::. ::::::::.. : : me
[JTTLE BAY MANAGING DIRECTOR TO
CONSIDER DECISION TO FIRE EM-
&OYEE, FOR ASKING TO BE CALLED
BY HIS NAME.
,.In.our last issue of October
ve 'reported how an employee
the Little- Bay Hotel was fired
r. Loonstra one- of the Di-
rs of this Hotel for asking
called by his name,
Kollaard Managing director
:Hotel has informed us that:
he, .(Kollaard) and not. Mr.
ibo hai given the orders
r e employee: in nues-
0 30 p.m. -
Hiadd*"of the-! %lL.a and
oriom.ial Aff iu(
the ne iwo :is paint
by the, Gov ernment S
see to It. tha t emploes
HAT as welll: as employta ar
Given j stici Wl,
ANCE according .to our inform-
ation, Mr. Clem'Labega
ESDAY listened attentively to
.'the complaint, and when
9 P.M. M'. Neville Lake (the
employee with the griev-
ance) was. finished Mr.
D Labega said to hims
"Well, what do 'you want
me to do now,, you are
"fired", and after you
were given one week's notice hero
is nothing.r can do about it.t 'He
(Clem Labega) even didn't take the
time to check with the.Hotel
The employee was paid off on
Monday last and with no one else
to turn to, he went to Mr Jose
Lake, Editor of this newspaper and
explained the whole story. On.
Tuesday morning about 7:F5 a.m.
Jose Lake went to- Little Bay Hotel
and had an interview with Mr.
Kollaard in an attempt to- solve
*the problem. Mr. Kolla'ard oeplaii
ed the Editor that he was the one
who had fired Neville, and not.Mr.
Loonstra, he: also explained that'
Mr. Loonstra (the one to whom. Te-
ville)had spoken) did not avenr-,
made a complaint, but that he-O~ol-
laard) had been informed ofavhat.
had happened by a guest who ta,.
with Mr. Loonstra at the time h^
went on to explain in.detail h'q
a hotel "sells service!' and in.
his opinion the'guest' are always'
right. He. further, said that Ne-.
ville had done the same thing.to'
two.guests sometime before, and
even mentioned the namesa of the.
.guests. The Editor pointed out
that- 9r. Loonatta wais not a piest
but, one of the Directdrs'. of the
HoteL,. and if as he: -Q A.rt ) .
claimed Mr.. .Loostra. di e.
anY.,: mp a i t
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<:'" '' '*'l mH ^ igi Hfll l^ BHBSPKI ^^H
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t^ Y TIf I H
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S With deep regret we record the
A death of:
MR; DANIEL ELISEE RICHARDS
Swho passed away at the St. Rose:
Hospital in Philipsburg on Mon-
day JOctober 23, at 6 p.m. He
was 75 years of agc.
-Mr., Richards was a veteran of
World War I, and spent 3 years
and 9 months between France and
SAfrica during which period he
Sought many battles at the front.
Of a very religious and pious
nature he was a devout Methodist,
a loving.k a tam husband, a de-
voted father and a true and lo-
Until his recent illness he ap-
peared much younger than his.
years, qpd his carriage was al-
S.ways onb of a soldier. Ho. was
Sa man of strong character, whose
"word was .his bond" He has
earned his place among the Patri-
E archs of this island for whom
"yea" meant "yes" and "no" meant
SOn October 9 1961 he was
taken to the S. Rose Hospital
where he spent 15 days before he
Finally succumbed on Monday last.
During the last days of his
I.,,.mortal life, he suffered greatly,
.' but, he bore-his suffering brave-
Sly.. courageously and patiently -
.' Just six hours before he. died he
was asked by the Rev. Khan
whether-he had forgiven all those
.ho had wronged him. He replied:
-"Rav. I have forgiven &ll those
'. who have trespassed against me,
ni^d I havq asked for forgiveness
ft-or.all whom I have tregpassed
at,' and I am assured that I
..received forgivenesss" And
i dying words were: "Come into
heart t .Lo.rd esUts, Come in to-
SComa' in to stay.".
S funeral took, pl'ce on thes-
oher 24, from the Sto. Bse.
t 4 t6he Methodist hiUr ch
0_B I T U A R Y
solemn burial srtieo a:thene
to the Methodis r cemetery i
The large crowd of people fr6m
every walk of life which turned
out to pay their last tribute
to the memory of this well re-
spected "Son of the soil" bore
witness of the high esteem in.
which he. was held by the people
of the entire- island.
Left .to mourn their loss are.
his seven, children five daugh-
tors: threoeClemonce., CheTri
and Amelie rc-siding here- and two,
Emilionno and Charlesia resid-
ing. in Manhattan New 'ork two
sdns: one, the wcLlknown Al-
boric, residing. ere: and one.,
Edward, residing, in Manhattan,
New York, one sister resid-.
ing here: and ten grandchildrera
To the bereaved relatives we
extend ,our sincere and hoart
F0L sA...1E "
A PIECE OF LAND LOCATED IN
THE CENTER OF MARIGOT.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
M7RS. B. MORALES, EDITOR OF THE
FRENCH SECTION OF THIS NEWS-
PAPER OR: THE OFFICE OF THIS
NEWS PAPER IN THE BACKSTREET
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Doubt thou. the "stars are fire;
Doubt that: the sun doth maoveJ' .
Doubt truth to be a 3lar:;
But novar doubbt, atVe"
- .* ..S... SAA -
". I 'I-" r'- .'- ',- ", 1, '-..; .. .. .).4%.-"&S -IM
Tot rctgot -have
beenI ." s
moat n and upa to-
6 the -firs to' makq: m-...,
pr~vn.tVC) ,e .-past.r year. V ,2rlnteris-;. Te 'Peodegz
Mr.*. ]FL#.. 0.pth.y. wh o now has tno Bheasf e -.
Mo at.: ,n and., u o- ., :
data; S M estor on the .i-
land. R iaeontly Mrs .
George Flemi~g has built a
completely -new store, which MA I 0 .t
is a credit to Marigot as
well as the -wner it bear. AR I ..
the nanme1Maroigot. Trading
And now Mr. Jules Petit IS YOUR ADDRESS FOR THE BEST
has ju-st expanded his .
busines's-plaoe. by adding SALE -PRICES ANYWHERE-ON THE
a' now two-story building to i
the existing one, this ISLAND
store is -well stocked and I ",
since it is opened from ROnP IN AND BE CONVINCD
bObP IN AND BE CONVINMFa) Te~l*S
about 7: 30 am. until 5 p.m.
without closing it is a M-A. a o wR.. x ,-
real service to the workers
who are. mostly-free be- C GET VO ',-"i
tween 12 noon and 1;30 p.m. -f .W
when almost all the -other PROPRIETOR: REGINALD SY LsVSTW
business-places are closed, ter known as "C f
te known as
OB-I T U A RY
The death of:-
._ LL .I E. -._A R RYX- ,
took place at the. Hospi-
taL in Marigoo on Monday
October- 23. at. 6. a.m, She.
was the mother of Mzr. F ank
Barry of Marigot anid had
reached the ripo o-ld ,age of
85, year s.
, She was 'taken to. tho .hobs-
pital on Monday Odtober 16,
and after .8 days in the
ThA funeral taok place on
Mo -a.t ert ..- at 5 6'
to .*...4 .l
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By V. -l
By V' L' -Tlt
ST. EUSTATIUS TEIFARE IMPROVEmENT AS.
SOCIATION. CELEBRATES 10th; ANNTVE1
SARY DEDICATION OF NEIT RECREATION
Tuesday October 17th; the St. EudItap
tima Improvement Association dedicated
a new recreation center' fich has been
said to be a training.center for -the
improvement of the youth.
The Rev. J. Stewardt offered the de-
dicationrprayer on behalf of the fnew
building. In his address he said: "I
sincerely hope that such a build~ t
would be for the betterment and in -
provement of the grovng community of
which it forms a part.
At the service, 61 youths were en-.
rolled As juveniles in the Society
The Hon. Itr BOekhoudt addressed t.the
people by saying: "This is 4 mira~le,-
and all I can add is Praisel" He con-
tinued by saying: "Today is not t9e
obly first step for the Society, but it
is something that it was looking' for-
ward to." He told the Youth, of tle -
example laid far them in a mutual way,
and he is prepared to give his best co-
operation to uplift the'island and as-
sist in the"lolding day" that is con-
The Windward Islandst Opinion ex-
tends- its congratulation to all adive
workers 4nd members df this worthy
ST. EUSTATIUS ETIEL LEMTHODIST CHuRCH
IHED IT JUVENILE ANNIVERSARY
The Rev. Xhan of Froich St..1art in
conducted a -3 days meeting for the
and also g.rowmips Who a ie the
piritul blessings tp .r
'pi, services were t..'r. Lr*i: The
cltQ. a C. "td ady'
yo pw ie. f< -ter.j1 a .. is 4 tr.y
t thet 4 A :
THE GOLDEN }EROPMS MEET ST.- KTt-f
A CRICKET MATCH
It. is a pleasure to know tat
Ei. ta~ius Can present.good 4icki
to St, Kitts A match waIm.
at Sandy Point St. Kitts b'thbe
Golden Rock Heroes who truj phy
St RIus tatis made' 133 'in ~a
first innings and St. Kitt'iesie
St. Eustatius'. irt.its secoi*,
made h9 for 8, and as far 'asre
go, the game ended in a dro .'
LITTLE BAY H'0".,-
(Continued from page ) .
that he had received two
from guests; he had never -
to the attention of
therefore it iias rather
him fired now, cons
their things, that Nev-.I
service with the hotel ('
fabg th&ert ffirt rga
After a L-.
Trm-mi""""""" ir;ij;i ~iiiiirii'ri fnii^^
S.. f c la 3 .i --,
who have re#cate their .
Jesus. May God- richly
work through-out the iWor
pinion here were very
Tuesday October 17th,
gain they -begah to read'
friend paper, which I
road'far atlmst one riDntth
half. ie are all~ ery pr
Lake Who through painsta
forts, strives through g toa
tormz nts to continue sucCj a l
and ;till stands fitm to a
Anr countity that refuses __:
a newspaper, is truly a de&A4 t0
Because, news pers are .i
important in the *ife of ai (
f a ft utiell keep-
ctt ayr further d~top^
tOUR READERS 0C0Y.
r B 0 U T.
of oar readers have been ccm-
a'iut the -number of goverzant
ihare dr rU9 around the
Sauffle3rs. The noise from
less vehicless As very an.
m sometimes prevent people fro i
La so tadly needed rest,
that the government will take
thi -anl have this s tuation
fted in the near future,
telephone connections at Middle
Loner Prinses Quarters which
S by' hrricane "Donna" on,
6, 1960 are still out of or-
sidents of these areas are com-
about this and rightfully so -
r it a burning shame tint these
S which are of such a great
Sto the poor people of these
Sin the 'event dr sickness,
ay. other emergency, have not
k riea pired; And when one coa- ,
h1e, bndreds of thousands of
Ins hidhI ea ve already been" spent"
iHarriCane Reliefe Coimittee,
On~or ;JJ. Baujon, Deputy
It Althe ani Co,) one can only"
BiW Is there no sense of .justice,
;i responsibility *;: r
p C our readers have cobm-
0 us about the fact tiat in
arie a n trips rade' to i
Ii Governor -J.J. Beaujon, and
of lmney that is be pg spent
by the govern nft, htaSbc
df Simpsonanly are forced
i'eek and stay home for one
at the construction of
rt are forced o work for
ges of f 0.80 (u.S.
S$ 2.50) per
t. ... I.-.-
died'at the St. Rae H 4 i PhilSp- ~
burirz TI.e.nas 74 i~tersrf 4|6.
Ohe hsdeceawsd ]ei Mr'a lia tar
s er w ai s .
man yearB .as a eviar person
thraoghout ,thIB alsdess. ag th
past years be 1u ac i iUS'X
on several oca bA IEIa abi .
le to pull n th Hei las at his *E
been confined to hihoae frC"` oths
and about three-. wee)k go hias tCa c Ion
wofsened He ias tein to StU RAe.
Hospital late' last week here hbe 4td on
One of his somB, Mr, Clifford de lain
mas very attentive .and' dtiftul to hia
throughout his illness. ad was at his
bedside when the enai came
The .funeral ehich was iell attended
tooc place on satday afteroon at Js30
p.m. and the. funeral ritesewere per.*
formed by Rev. Frank Wilby.
.- Left to mourn their loss are his
6 children:-two sons in Arbbis two sons
here' and' a daughter in Aruba, one haother
here) and one sister in the U.S.A,..
To the -bereaved relatives we extend
our sincere synpatly.
X~.8~,, a a a S
We wish through this medium to
express our thanks to all for acts
kindness and apathy during 4
the illness and death of -
mi. UGM ADOLPIe de AI
cel, 1 '?1, *. .'
.: o depa t d t l cvihi Sat..
A qpevlal u'co hl
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?.(: < s.::s- : !r, s. 2., u it
g j ; A .. .
On St a ,Octoo.e 2 s .
ll' .Y .
on its 1
seve n (AWN-
ns i^Mthe chiie waers
lsd i4 s hot* to live
LOAfl OW THIE OUT FFGM MARIGOT TO
4: 4 Th" q efl B
*N lIWM JCE
+- ~ Y .
---Y -ow !- m -V"A -- Iq11 ... ..nI.-
L ~ I'~ C:
IR ,I -.
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tiyv will. have to pay taxar which there Callao'
u saying, that-, the Captain is apP.a.mtl- ,.. .||
*v sekin& commission on all.. bus 8*s p9poi
'.he -esa it can never bi forgotten that fi sphe nt ~i ti in
knAovn to. many that Hitloe the: father of lt*qerlo So4 a. a* I
than one occasion that he doesn't have to 3~f a ft. .
(even though the majority of voter ax aae. bla) l
blaak people hero aor like a bt0ch of Ii i -.
atAy quiet as long, as none try to get out of the bz'tl., .,
as one try to get out, then, they will all jump on him at d puo 1
saems to be changing, however, because a number of workers have
against Whiskoy-Soda, and are now looking, rIt another dreation.
anco and leadership
d.ld like to thank the Officers and members of the ST. EUSTATIUS
SIMPROVEENT ASSOCIATION, and all the people of St. Esatatius
ir kindness which made my recent; visit to your lovely Igand.
4an enjoyable one.
Mrs~ Mildred Scott t;
QUE S T ION. BOX
T RE THAT THE REAL BOSS OF THE ISLAND IS NOT WitEY-SDA NOR
SBUT THE MAN WHO GIVES THE ORDERS IS THE LIL EVIL GMIIjS?f??
RUTCS THAT WHISKEY SODA AND EVIL GENIUS HAVE PROMOTED "THE LOUSE"
1 ,SWEET REPOSE TO THE LIDO BAR??????
THAT BLOOD-SUCKER IS AGAIN MAKING AN ATTEMPT TO GET RID OF
AND THAT HE HAS THE FULL SUPPORT OF CAPTAIN APND WUX
AFFAIRS,, BUT T:-E"1IG BOYS DOW AT HEAD-.QUARTERS AB A?- .
2B PEOPLE AND THE EDITOR WHY THEY HAV NOT YET COMPLIED
CLAUDE WATHEI HAVE. TO PAY TAX ON HIS BACK-PAXY???t??????
wTimwiHn isuumsj OPTNTON % SATURDAYQCT r 2fi, 196ll, -^ THE BOYS OF LITTLE BAY WISH TO REMIND ALL THOSE THAT HAVE BEEN INVITED OF THE DANCE AT THE ST. JOHN RANCH ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 1, 1961 STARTING AT 9 P.M. MUSIC BY: LARMONIE'S BAND .8:30 p.m. 10:30 p.m. Reception at tha Lt. Governor's home with music by Steel Band. Friday Oct. 2.?, 1961. FREE UNTIL 10:00 a.m. 10.15 a.m. 11.15 a.m. 12;'l5 p.m. Visit, to schools in the town. Lunch at. Little Bay. Departure for Juliana Airport and departure for Curacao by K.L.M. LITTLE BAY MANAGING DIRECTOR TO RECONSIDER DECISION TO FIRE EMPLOYEE, FOR ASKING TO BE CALLED BY HIS NA ME. In our last .issue of October 21, we reported how an employee of the Little Bay Hotel was fired by Mr. Loonstra oneof the Directors of this Hotel for asking to be called by his name. Mr. Kollaard Managing jDirector of the Hotel has informed us that it was he, (Kollaard) and not Mr. Loonstra who had given the orders to "fire" the employee in question. .?Â•Â•Â• was also reported in the same article; that the workesc had taken his case to Mr. Clem Labega, Head of the Social and Economical AffairaC the one who is paid by the Government to seeto it that employees as, well as employers arc Â•given justice) Well, according to our information, Mr, Clem 'Labega listened attentively to -the complaint, and when Mr. Neville Lake (the employee with the grievance) was finished Mr. Labega said to him* "Well, what do you want me to do now, you are "fired", and after you were given one week's notice there is nothing.I can do about it. u He (Clem Labega) even didnot take the time to check with the.Hotel Management. The employee was paid off on Monday last and with no one else to turn to, he went to Mr.. Jose Lake, Editor of this newspaper and explained the whole story. On Tuesday morning about 7,&5 a.m. Jose Lake went toLittle Bay Hotel and had an interview with Mr. Kollaard in an attempt tosolve the problem. Mr. Kollaard explaii ed the Editor that he was the one who had fired Neville;, and not. Mr. Loonstra, he also explained that; Mr. Loonstra (the one to whom Neville )had spoken) did not oven made a complaint, but that he(Kollaard) had been informed of what had happened by a guest who was with Mr. Loonstra at the time, he. went on to explain in detail that a hotel "sells service;" and in his opinion the guest are always right. Ho. further said that Neville had done the same thing to two. guests sometime before, and even mentioned the names of theguests. The Editor pointed out that Mr. Loonstra was not a guest but one of the Directors of the Hotel, and if as he (Kollaard) claimed Mr.. Loonstra did not make any complaint., then, he (The Editor) could not see Kollaard's motive for firing him. It was also pointed out by the Editor, that even though Mr. Kollaard claimed (See LITTLE BAY page 7 )
JMBKUP iBCwmi. ftPipTap < g ATTTRntv ftOT[ ?fl| 7 extend our sincere sympathy, odooooooooooooooooooo Director of the publication! Mrs, B Morales, SE-Â—ttJUUE i,ii LOM E R c i AT. MERCHANTS OF MARIGOT MODERNIZE STORES. The merchant.s of Marigot have been spending quite sonic time and Â£*Â• **Â• Morales, money in modernizing; their stores. Marigot, St. Martin, F.W.I. Among the first to make, improvement in tÂ£ic past year was Printers: The People's Printery Mr. F, Boauporthuy. who now has the Backstreet, Philipsbure most modern and up-todate. Shoe-store on the island Recently Mrs. George Fleming has built a completely now store, which is a credit to Marigot as well as the owner it bears the name "Marigot, Trading". And now Mr, Jules Petit, has just expanded his business-place by adding a'now two-story' building to the existing one,'this store is well stocked and since it is opsned from about 7: 2 0 am. until 5 p. m without closing it is a real service to the workers who are mostly free between 12 noon and 1:30 p.m. when almost all the other business-places are closed. MARIGOT IS YOUR ADDRESS FOR THE BEST WHOLESALE PRICES ANYWHERE ON THE ISLAND DROP IN AND BE CONVINCED THAT AT ST. iiAJ^X-LJ. COMEq C T A f r O-JLX-T U A R Y The death of: Bl^S 1 Iff V ."ft qR fr y took place at the Hospital in Marigoc on Monday October 23 at 6 a.m.. She [was the mother of M>. Frank Barry of Marigot and had reached the ripe old age of o5 r year So She was taken to the hospital on Monday October 16, and after-8 days in the hospital she died. Â• The funeral took place on Monday afternoon at 5 o 1 clock. Left to mourn their loss .re her three children: %Â wo sons here and one daughter, Mrs. Violet Pantophlet. in Curacao. To the bereaved relatives wc~ mi CAN GET MORE FOR T.m fi PROPRIETOR: REGINALD SYLVESTRE (Better known as "CAPT.") C EN T R A, L, S T 0 R.E PHILIPSBURG & MARIGOT 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 MADF, WITHIN ONE fr/Fffi.
WINDWARD ISLANDS-* OPINION ST A f 1A IIWS By V. L. Tobin ST. EUSTATIUS "VELFARE IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES lOthi ANNIVE1R SARY DEDICATION OF NEW RECREATION CENTER. Tuesday October 17th.; the St. Eustatius Improvement Association dedicated a new recreation center which has been said to be a training center for the improvement of the youth. The Rev. J, Stewardt offered the dedication,, prayer on behalf of the fnew building. In his address he said: "I sincerely hope that such a buildig, vrould be for the betterment and improvement of the grooving community of which it forms a' part^ At the service, 6l youths were enrolled as juveniles in the Society, The Honi Mr* Boekhoudt addressed t.the people by saying: "This is a miraLe,%Â and All I can add is Praisei" He continued by saying: "Today is not'tte only first step for the Society, but it is something that it was looking' forward toi" He told the Youth, of tfe example laid for them in a mutual way, and he is prepared to give his best cooperation to uplift the'island and assist in the"Â§olding day" that is coming. The Windward Islands' Opinion extendsits congratulation to all active workers and members d? this worthy movement. %Â iBKKKHHiÂ•JHHKHHS%Â SHKK<-# ST. EUSTATIUS SETIEL 1.ETHODIST CinTiCH HELD IT JUVEHIIE ANNIVERSARY! The RevI Khan of French StÂ£ Ifertin conducted a 3 days meeting for the and also grown-ups who shared the spiritual blessings togatlieri The services were very inspiring^ The church was crowded"to hegr the dynomic young preacher Rev^Khan. He is tru&y the man of the hour. Many, souls responded to the call of Holy Spirit as they rededicaied tfeir lives to God and His service. As a result of the success of tie SATURDAY OCT. 28, 1961. / meetings, the Church is starting a Young Men class with those youths who have redicated their lives to Jesus, May God-richly bless His work through-out the World i Â•3KKHBH5%Â SHKHHHi***** A roP,D OF WELCOME TO EDI-TOR MKE1 All the readers of the %Ja* 0pinion here were very happy on Tuesday October 17th. when once again they began to read their own friendly paper, which was off the roadfor almost one month and a half. We are all very proud of ISr", Lake who through painstaking efforts, strives through fctorms and tone nts to continue such a work, and still stands firm to his calling. Any country that refuses to have a newspaper, is truly a dead one. Because, newsp pers are JEJOBC very important in the ^Lif e* of any country. %Â ^SKBKHiÂ•VKBBBB;-IBBHHJTHE GOLDEN-HEROES MEET ST. KITTS IN A CRICKET HATCKI It is a pleasure to know that StI ETS tatius Can present.good cricket to St. Kitts A match was played at Sandy Point St. Kitts by the Golden Rock Heroes who truly played cricket. St. Eustatius made"133 in its first innings and St. Kitts made ll^i St. Eustatius'-iir.its second innings made h9 for 8, and as far as'records go, the game ended in a draw!. '"'*'Â— '" "" "Â—"Â—Â— >' %Â Â•. %Â ..,. ,* ,W, wWw...A~^ LITTLE BAY HOTEL (Continued from page h) that he had' received two compla ints from guests; he liad never called this to the atterrbion of Neville, and therefore it was rather rough to have him fired now, considering among cther things, that Neville very long service with the hotel ( he was among the*very first group of trainees in 1955). After a lengthy discussion, Mr. Kollaard agreed to think about reconsidering his decision to fire Neville. Since .we still consider this case open, we shall still refrain from
WINDWARD TSIANDS* OPINICK 9 SATURDAY OCT.'28, -&6li vArmi UNSR ^ JRl]S AFTSR ^ EsPm 0F 3 %Â Â•Â• Port of Spain,. Trinidad (AP) An abandoned Italian passenger shop was reported last Sunday night to be burning fiercely in St. Georgets Harbor, Grena^The U.S. Coast Gaurd said that small harbor Craft moved;to the stricken vessell, the Bianca CÂ„ earlier an the day. and rescued all 350 passengers and crew. Two Coast' Guard pl~nes from San Juan, Puerto Rico, flew down to the island and over the harbor to investigate. The Coast Gaurd said the ship TOS burning at anchor at the 'mouth of the harbor and that no other ships or shore Â„Installations appeared to be in danger. The l8,U27-ton vessel was on its way from the Dutch islands of Curacao to Britain." Â• *W*u According to first reports, the lire broke out amidships and quickly xprswept tto Tne g repottfSid the chief engineer wa.s badly burned and is not expected to live and that 12 other,persons^were sent to hospital with minor burns. Â• The ten million dollar ship was towed out to sea by a British ship, where it sank. FREE DBIPCRATS VOTED ADENAUER COALITION Bonn, Germany (AP) Leaders of West Germany's Free Democratic Party voted Â•list Saturday to join a coalition government with Konrad Adenauer as c chancellor on condition that foreign minister Heinrich van Bretano is replaced'. The vote touched off what appeared to be clear break in the party between members for and against aged Adenauer. The steering committee cf the right-wing party, which holds the balance'of power in the newBundestag (lower house) between Adenauer's Christian Democrat? and the opposition Social Democrats, made the choice after an 11-hour meeting. KILLED, 7 INJURED IN HAVANA BUSTS' Havana (AP)One personwas killed and seven were injured in a series of aeven bomb explosions in Havana last week Friday night, authorities reportedi An official blamed the bombings on "terrorists in the service of the Central Intelligence.Agency and North American imperialism." tULl_ T APT" T R jmLJLS: 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 B6BBY FLEMING. N.I. LITERACY DECISION TO BE APPEALED NEW YORK (AP) Paul OtDwyer, attorney, said that he would move immediately to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court the refusal by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to invalidate New York State's English language literacy test-for voters. 0"Dwyer' is co-counsel' for Jose Camachoj Bronx grocer, who is literate in Spanish but not in English. :::'.'.'. 11 %Â Â• i THE TALK AROUND TOWN People are saying that it looks a little funny to see that everyone are now receiving tax-papers dated back three year's they are wonder
-Â— Â—Â— WENDTftRp. ISLANDS* OPINION SATURDAY OCT. 28, 196ll making any comments, but will keep our readers informed of any further developments. *^ READERS WHAT OUR PIAIN ABOUT. C 0 I*. A number of oar readers have been complaining about the -number of government vehicle which are driviigaround the place without mufflers. The noise from these mufflerless vehicles as very annoying, and sometimes prevent people from enjoying a so badly needed resti, We hope that the government will take note of this and have this situation corrected in the near future^ The telephone connections at laddie Region and lower Prinses Quarters which were destroyed by'.hurricane "Donna" on September k, I960, are still out of order. The residents of these areas are complaining about this and rightfully so We consider it a burning shame that these telephones which are of such a great necessity to the poor people of these districts in the event cff sickness, fire or any other emergency, have not yet been repa ired. And when one considers the hundreds of thousands of guilders which hive already been"spent" by the Hurricane Relief'Committee, (Lt. Governor J.J. Beaujon, Deputy Claude Wathey and C 0 .) one Can only' wonder: "Is there no sense of .justice, duly or responsibility?*, vy Â• ^ A number of. our readers have complained to us about the fact that in spite of the la ny trips made' to Curacao, by. Lt. Governor -J.J. Beaujon, and the amount of money that is beipg spent on the island by the governs nt, xfci3x The workers 6Â£ Simpsontay are forced to work one week and stay home far one week. ^ The employees at the construction of the new airport are forced to work for the starvation -pages of f 0^80 (U.S. $0.U0) per hour. The government workers are still paid the w pitifully snap.wages of If U.7^and f 5,~ $ U.S. $ 2.38 and $ 2.50) per day. Tfe wo^ld like all our readers to know that Lt. Governor J.J. Beaujon, DeputyClaude Tfethey, Deputy I<oh Peters, Islandcouic il members Clem Labega and J.C, Larmonie are the onÂ§s responsible for these Conditions, OBITUARY On Saturday October 21, the wellknown HI. EUGENE ADOLPH de IAIN died*at the St^ Rose Hospital in Philipsburg. He was 7h years of age. The deceased who was a postman for many years was a wellknown person throughout the island. During the past years he has been seriously ill on several occasions but was always able to pull through. He has however been confined to his home for many months, and about three weeks ago his. condition worsened. He was taken to the St. Rose Hospital^late last week where he died on Saturday, One of his sons, lir. Clifford de Lain was very attentive and' dutiful to him throughout his illness, and was at'his bedside when the end Came. The funeral which was well attended took place on Saiday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. and the. funeral rites'were performed by Rev. Frank Wilby; Left to mourn their loss are his 5 children:-two sons in Aruba, two sons here and a daughter in Aruba, one tr other here> and one sister, in the U.S.A. To the bereaved relatives we extend our-sincere sympathy. :::::(:*##*#*::: : : : THANKS We wish through this medium to express our thanks to all for acts kindness and sympathy during the illness and death of: MR. EUGEHE ADOLPH de I AIN who departed this life'on Satxr day October 21, 1961i A special word-of thanks to Dr". Schol, the Revi-Sisters and the staff of the St. Rose Hospital. The de Lain Family. f : :ooooooctfBBHHB8t:::::: rooooooo
" 1 mm wmmm ISLANDS' OPTMIQN Â— JL. THE WIND: ;T;ANDS OPINION la published every Saturday It was ^'established by J.H. Lake, Sr. On July 1, 1959, as a means of helping to im'prove 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, fld i tor. French Se ction : Mrs. B. Morales, Marigot, St. Martin, F. v/.*I. Printers: The People 1 s Printery Backstreet, Philipsburg. -fÂ—1 Affairs, Mr. E.O. Petronia, Minister of Communication and Transportation, exDeputy of Cultural Affairs. of Aruba. The Council after visiting, Saba and St. %Â E ustatius returned to Curacao on Friday last. ME OF VISIT Tuesday -Oct.. 12:20 p.m. .SATURDAY OCT. 2$, 1961 ESSO ESSO OFFERS YOU THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS: RUST-BAN 270 metal primer to resist corrosion RUST-BAN 297 Aluminum' coating. for use on clean metal surfaces. RUST-BAN EXTERIOR ENAMEL, in colors: yellow, blue, red, green & white. RUST-BAN 363 Thinner FOR THE BEST RESULT BUY AT THE ESSO SIGN LIB. SCOTT ESSO DEALER NOTICE! I I NOTICE] 1 1 PLEASE Piss THE WORD AROUND. FOR MODERN COMPETENT & FIRST CLASS PIPE-FITTING AT REASONABLE PRICES BE SURE TO CONTACT: JOHN WYATT "WORKSHOP ON WHEELS M-1^9" Arrival, at the Ju. liana Airport, greetings by the Lt. Governor' of the Windward Islands and the Deputies of St, Maarten .as well as the Board-of the St. Maarten Cultural Centre Foundation. 12.130 p.m. Departure for Little Bay Hotel. 1*30 p.m. Barbecue attended by, among others: members of the Iscouncil, The Board of the St. Maarten Cultural Centre Foundation, Minister of the Methodist Church, Priest, of the Roman Catholic Church, President, of the. P.M. I.A., Presidentof theO.B.I.A. Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Marigot, The Local Judge. U-.OO p.m. 5,00 p.m. Visit totfyeP.M.I.A, O.B.I.A. and the Youth Centre.
__ mm WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION 5 SATURDAY OCT. 28 1 19&L. OB ITUARY With deep regret wo record the death of: MR. DANIEL ELISEE RICHARDS who passed away at the St. Rose: Hospital in Philipsburg. on Monday : October. 23, at 6. p.m. He was 75 years of age. Mr. Richards was a veteran of World War I, and spent 3 years and 9 months between France and Africa during which period he fought many battles at the front. Of a very religious and pious nature, he was a devout Methodist, a loving .taustanraat husband, a devoted father and a true and loyal. Until his recent illness he appeared much younger than his years, and his carriage was always one of a soldier. Ho. was a man of strong character, whose "word was his bond" Ho has earned his place among the Patriarchs of this island for whom "yes" meant "yes" and "no" meant "no". On October 9 19&L he was taken to the St. Rose Hospital where he spent 15 days before he finally succumbed on Monday last. During the last days of his mortal life, he suffered greatly, but, he bore his suffering., bravely, courageously and patiently Just six hours before ho. died he was asked by the Rev. Khan whether-he had forgiven all those who had wronged him. He replied: "Rev. I have forgiven all those who have trespassed against mo, and I have asked for forgiveness for all whom I have troÂ§p a ssed against, and I am assured that I have received forgiveness." And his dying words were:: "Come into my heart Lord J esus, Come in today, Como' in to stay.". The funeral took place on Tuesday October 2V, from the St. Rose Hospital to. the Methodist, church in Harigot whore the Rev, Khan conducted a most; impressive aad solemn burial service, and.thence to the. Methodist cemetery in Marigot. The large, crowd of people from every walk of life which iturned out to pay their last tribute to the memory of this well respected "Son of the soil" bore witness of the high esteem in which he was hold by the people of the entire island. Left to mourn their loss are his seven, children: five daughters: three,Clemonco, Cherio and Amolie residing here and two, Enilicnne and Charlesia residing in Manhattan New *ork two sons: one, the wcllknown Alboric, residing Â£ero end one, Edward, residing in Manhattan, New York, one sister rcsid-ing here and ten grandchildren. To the bereaved relatives we extend .our sincere and heart felt sympathy. fO SALE A PIECE OF LAND LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF MARIGOT. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: MRS. B. MORALES, EDITOR OF THE FRENCH SECTION OF THIS NEWSPAPER OR: THE OFFICE OF THIS l NEWS PAPER
W I NDWARD ISLANDS' OPTNTPN 10__ SATURDAY no r, pft, IQAT; ing., if. thoy will have t o pay taxes which they cannot afford. Â—:Â— They are saying that, the c aptain is appearently playing a new roll, and is now seeking, commission on all business proposals But no mat>Her. what he does it can never be forgottem that he spent some time in the hog-pen, ft It is known to many that Hitler, the father of Whiskey Soda has said v' on more than one occasion:, that he doesn't have to worry about black a politician, (even though the majority of voters are. black) because says Hitler: "The black people hero are like a bunch of crabs in a barrell, they will stiy quiet; as long, as none try to get out of the barrell, but as soon.as one try to get out, then, they will all jump on him and pull him back' 1 This seems to be changing, however, because a number of workers have; % turned against Whiskey-Soda, and are now looking, in:.another direafcLon. fbr guidance and leadership 0 N THANKS I would like to thank the Officers and members of the ST. EUSTATIUS WELFARE IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION, and all the people of St. Eustatius for their kindness which made my recent visit to your lovely Island such an enjoyable one. M3rs Mildred Scott. QUESTI O N BOX IS IT TRUE THAT THE REAL BOSS OF THE ISLAND IS NOT WHISKEY-SODA NOR CAPTAIN, BUT THE MAN WHO GIVES THE ORDERS IS THE LH EVIL GENIUS????? IS IT TRUE THAT WHISKEY SODA AND EVIL GENIUS HAVE PROMOTED "THE LOUSE" FROM THE SWEET REPOSE TO THE LIDO BAR?????? IS IT TRUE THAT BLOOD-SUCKER IS AGAIN MAKING AN ATTEMPT TO GET RID OF "MR. SABA", AND THAT HE HAS THE FJLL SUPPORT OF CAPTAIN AND WHISKEYSSODA IN THIS AFFAIRS,. BUT THE "BIG BOYS DOWN AT HEAD-QUARTERS ARE AFFRAID OF THE PEOPLE AND THE EDITOR WHY THEY HAVE NOT YET COMPLIED WITH BLOOD-SUCKER'S REQUEST???????? WILL DEPUTY CLAUDE WATHEY HAVE TO PAY TAX ON HIS BACK-PAY?????????? DAILY MORE AND MORE WINDWARD ISLANDERS ARE REL LAZING THAT THEY WERE 'AKEN FOR A RIDE.BY THE DP/PPA GANG AND THAT THE 0*T,Y WAY TO SAVE THEMSELVES AND THE WINDWARDS ISLANDS IS TO SUPPORT THE HON. H. I. LOPES, 'HE FEARLESS, CAPABLE, COURAGEOUS, AND DETERMINED REPRESENTATIVE IN J'HE STATEN, WHO HAS SACRIFICED SO MUCH IN THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM AND .JUSTICE. BECAUSE OF THIS THEY JOINING THE RANKS OF THE W.I.P.P. BY THE HUNDREDS. L ONG LIVE THE PEOPLED I
JI Aaexlc*a BpeoiaLift BniYMMrit* offV)riii Oainwrfllit "AMOR ET LABOR AMNIA VISCIT" "LOVE 4 LABOUR CONQUER ALL THINGS" SATURDAY OCTr^!R^8, 19.6L. Vol. 3 No. 10 Price Pis. 0.25 CULTURAL COUNCIL OF'.THE NETHERLANDS KINGDOM VISITS ^ a '^ ^ V THE WINDWARD ISLANDS On'Tuesday last October 2h, the Cultural Council of The Netherlands Kingdom arrived at the Juliana Airport by K.L.M. The Council consists of the following'persons: Minister I.C. De~ brot, Minister of Culture and Education of the Netherlands Antilles, Minister J. Cals, Minister of Culture and Education of The Nethearn lands, Minister A.J. Morpurgo, Minister of Culture and Education, of Surinam, other members of the Council making the trip were, Erom Holland: Professor W.F, de Gaay Fortman, Mr. H.J. Reinink, .DirectorGeneral of Arts and Foreign Cultural Affairs, Mr. C.E. Schelfhout, Acting Director of the R.C, Central Bureau 6Â£ Education in The H a g UG From Surinam: L.A.M. Lichtveld, Special Emyoy and Minister Plenipotentiary at the Dutch Embassy, at New York, Mr. Hugo Pos, Attorney General, Mr, Dr. A.J.A. Quintus Bosch, District Commissioner. From the Netherlands Antilles: Mr. Cola-Debrot, Director of the Cabinet: of the Minister Plenipotentiary in. The Netherlands, Mrs, C. M Henriquez>-Alvares Correa, President of the Council of Cultural '
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riimvARfi Tsr.ANira npTNTON SATURDAY OCT-. Pfi, J Q6l 5*00 p.m. a. Opening, off 'am., v exhibition off painting^ painted in the Windward Islands held at the Passanggirahan in PhilipsburgÂ„ h Music by the.Phipsburg, Community Brass Band. 9:00 p.m. Film and slide evening at Little Bay. About an hour of showing akisH films and slides about the Windward IsJa nd s, with music by Con. junto Philipsburg. i Wednesday Oct. 25 T ] Q6l f 6.: 00 a.m. Departure for Saba by ms Hcrtha. 9:00 a.m. Arrival at, Saba. re*. ceived by the Administrator and members of the Islandcounc.il. Tour to Flatpoint, via Hospital St. John, Windwardside, and HellsÂ• gate.. lll*t& a.m. Return to The Bottom Buffet lunch at the Guesthouse* 12:30 p.m. Departure for the Â• Fortbay. tius p#la# De P artlire f02f s "^ Eusta3:00 p.m. Arrival at, St. Eustatius, received bby the .' Administrator and members of the Island council; Tour around the Island and visit: to Fort Oranje. V:30 p.m. Refreshment: at the* home of the Administrator of St. Eustatius. 5:00 p.m. Departure for the Bay 5:30 p.m. Departure for. St. Maarten. 9:30 p.m. Arrival at St. Maarten. Thursday October 26, 196l 9:00 a.m. 12 noon Tour to Kaybay, (Shell, Electra) airport., hotel, construction, Lowlands, Colebay, Monument at frontier, and Marigpt. FREE UNTIL ^30 p.m. >+:30 p.m. 6J 00 p. in. Tour to .town and Point Blanche, Eastern part. of island, Cul-deiSac, possible visit to the> museum. ALL WORKERS CAN NOW ORDER A HOT MEAL DELIVERED TO THEM ON THEIR JOBS OR AT THEIR HOMES ANYWHERE ON THE ISLAND. ORDERS MUST BE PLACED ^HOURS PRIOR TO DELIVERY. PRICE PER MEAL: f 1.--, f 1.50, f 2.Â— AND UP ONE FREE GLASS OF WINE PER MEAL. CONTACT': C. H. W I, L S 0 N AT THE MARKET IN PHILIPSBURG OR AT THE NEW AIRPORT ON THE ROAD TO LOW-LANDS.