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ACCIE1MT ON COWE BMY ROAD.
fralels On Wednesday a&ot :30 pm. a a an
fel). off d~uip.truck Npt972. i-9 and
was seranw...lwr tjqred.
IAccordSag to ripporte SameL RicmrC.a
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TiE ST. lRTIN ASSOCLTtiC .M. S
The St. I Assocate, i; t
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to the U i- h- had the privilege
of attendiag wa> fl Asen .
SEd ty the iatneswase parmnner' in
*rhich the isieting .as. candted
of the' wer.f tls Association
for St. Martin.;-
Ito 14 operated by a group of youfig,
Aitelageni and progressive people,
aon w of i k-a hi e neWvir been to
St. irtbrin, but hose parents are
froa this islan4s
The Officeri bf the Association
are:' Conrad'e RiOhardoin a Presir-
deint, Richard Meadows executive
Vice Preedentp' Joseph N. N ums -
Adbini trative Vice Pesidents
Joan' B. Ranime Recording Secre-
tairy Jean cuhbs Correspondence
Secretary, Elaine' No Bryson Mu-
berhnip Sicretays lar ailyn Caines -
Treasurer, Emonel Mingo Sergeant
at arms, Joseph Richardson aid
Debbie Arrindell Chapidins.
The Conimittee which will handle
the Second A al Dance consists
of: Joseph V QGubsi Chairman,
Marjorie Shannon COoChairMinn
lMri3Wyn7' dIaS la eaolapd, &sUj%
ll .ge, Rose' Bell, Elaine. Br.yon
Gerald B:iysonv Maicia: Newcobe, Edwar
Newcombe, Evelyn Nash, Anithoryr Rafinis
Jean Ounbs, Nancy Rannie, Joan Ranniex
Edna MJlliams, Albert. Hunt, Charles -
Ityers, Eunice Hodge and Mildred Thom
We hope .that the Second Annual Dance
of this Association, ihiich has been
formed for such a noble purpose will
be a great sucoas.
THE UNITED MDUH FRE~H COE~ITCE FOR
RELIGIOUS PUiPCSES'OCF ST. 1MRTIN HELD
The United Dutch & French Committee
For Religious Purposes of St. M atins, -
held its anrn dance on a Saturday eve)-
ing November' Wih 1l4, at the National
"Quard Alm9ay, 2366 Fifth Avene, Near
YYork City. 'The dance was well.attenrads
Everyone seemed to have had an en*-
|f tB UtePtQut iich Cotlttee
Sni4' i pt on to the Island of,
Ifo'~Tife sAufiter -s tpua*
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E8s0 OFFERS YOU THE FOLLfMB
RUST-BAN 270 metal primer 4b 2
res ist corrlO
RUST-BAN 297 Aluminum coa*t i
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RUST-BAN 363 Thinnier
RHST-BAN EXTERIOR ENAMEL, in
colors: Yellow, Blue, Red, green
FCR THE BESS RESULT BUY AT THE
on worthwhile projects, such ih I .
A Methodist churches at IP
9 burg and Cole Bay as we4l a#
, projects Recently this
h substantial amount of mrwfgy iW
as, in the renovation of thi
e. house at French Quarter.- 'P1
St. Martin are aware of the good
the Committee is doing, and are
greatful to its members.
We heartily hope the. Cao0vnt i
carry on in future projects with 4
[RICE JAMES ON V '
Miss Beatrice James daiagb oar
and Is. S umiel James of Co
rived here by K.L.M from Ai4bs .4
STnhursay November 16, she is a-|
Idiss Janes after Coni
ham de Veer MJ-bMschool a
Aruba, left fr Holland
Holland she attended a
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PRDPRIETC: REGINALD SYLVESTRE (Better known as "CAPT.")
OFFERS YOU THE BEST IN: TUNGSTONE BATTERIES, DUNILCP.TIES
W(ILD FAMOUS "I.C.I." PAINTS, CAR PARA & fEDS ALL &IZES.
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2-YEtJr-OLD CHILD EATS SM3QUITO ESTOYER
DIES 3 DAYS IAmER
A 2-year-old Child died in the hospital
at Ihrigot on Tfkednes&dy morning Novneber
22, after eating mosquito destroyer.
According to reports a .tw-yena-old T
child at. Iarigot was discovered by its
father on Sunday last with part of a
mosquito destroyer in its band, he als> o
observed that the bhild had some in its
mouth the father washed out the childts
mouth and paid no further attention to
the matter On Monday the parents nofiiped
a slight change in the child, but did not
consider i. serious, it was not until
Tuesday morning that the child was tala
to the doctor at Mrigot who ifnediA.tely
ordered it to the hospital in Irigot.
It was however too late,; and the child
died on Tfednesday morning s
The whole matter is being investigated
by the gendermes.
ceiving from persons arriv
OuraCao and lArub1, the Ant
is a very fine product, an
no difficulty in taking a
We-congratlttee is. Fle
pointment and wish her sue
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SPORTING. CIUB DEFEATS EIEVEN ;80
1 0 ANMD ;iIS ST. *IRTINaS
A record crowd gathered at. b
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YOUNG tEN LSFT FOR FRJICE
On Tuesday November 14, a group of
young men left the island by Delgres,
for FranCe via Guadeloupe.
These young men if they pass the pbys:
cal examination n Guadeloupe ll go t
France for obligatory military training,
This. i the second group of young men
which have left our shores this year for
the .same purpose*
We wish these young men a bon vogagej
a pleasant stay in France and a safe
return to the island,
HRS. GEORGE FIEMING APPOINTED AGENT FOR
ANTILLIAN AWSMlElL BIER
Mrs. George Fleming widely knowA bid.
ness persctt y of L-irigot has been re
cen appot f the Antillian
Brewery- Ld. ofu G ea'r
eiER! obfif ej10i e agtnt of thv
HIilj~ d^^... Ltim* and -i
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0 between the Sporting Club
of harigot and the Eleven
Philipsburg This game was
as a match in the current I
tournament, but more than
"St *rtints Day Troply1
This trophy r.s given by tme ,, e
of the Dutch part of the i3'4'-
be presented by the Acting
the Nether lands Antille to it
There was a long standing C
r tween these two teams, and jal
topic' of discussion'for daygsi
match, was the game.
The large crowd which was.
see the game w.s divided
'one camp cheering for tt bs
"Great Ba and the other
boys frbm Marigot.
The game started at 4:15
twenty mirnt es the players
tried hard bat were unable
then it happened; the ii
Sporting Club got the b
some bean tiful long
the bat aian cm a
, on the goal. Bi, g
Brothers made a gq od
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B hGreat-bay remained quit, but still
r hopeful that.their team would in the
Sbe the victor.
On more than one occasion the forward
inie of the Eleven Brothers came within.
p~oing range but always missed the tar"
g.et At the end of the first half the
":core w's 1 0 in favour of the 'Sport-
In the second half the Eleven Brothers
came out with nerr vigor but found the
Sporting Club a real tough castou er,
SThroughout the mitch the Sporting Club
" displayed better football, and had it
not been for the exeCellent goal-keeping
of Bill, the Sporting Club rould have no
Sdoubt\scored a "basket" of go.ls.
The gam p was played in a friendly and.
sportman-like mannerr and all the spectam-
tors (though some of then night have
been disappointed) agreed that it was a
good g,-ne of football.
At the end of the match the Acting
SGovernor of the IIetherlands Antillas pre-.
sented the trophy to the Capt.ain of the
Sporting Club who had ton the game 1-0.
SPEEDS DEFLATED IiTDERES S 7 1
On Sunday Novenber 12, the Speeds of
1Nri-ot defeated the wanderers of Cul-de-
Sac 7-1 in the first r-ie played at the
field in 1.hrigot.
The Speeds wiere in cor:annd from start
Sto finish, and even though the ,handerers
tried their best they Tere uinble to pre
vent the Speeds from scoring.
Scoring for thb Speeds were: Pctin 2
Goals, Hector 2 goals, Vital 2 goals
Sand Boisi 1 goal.
ENTREPIDE CAUSED UPSET DEFEATS EIEVEI~
BROTHERS 1 0
The Entrepide of Ranmboau caused an up-
set in the current football tour-nment by
defeating the Eleven Brothers of Philips-
I burg (one of the strongest teans or. the
island) 1 0 in their encounter on Suin-
-dy November 12.
Fair crowd (as is always the ~9bEa
Case bt Mhrigot) was present to see the
,match, which everyone (except the players
.&' od Entrepide) thought would have been a
S"all-over" for the Eleven Brothers.
En. repide however reinforced with such
tc ~oOtall veterans as Alberic Richards and
.e was determined to prove that ex-
e is better than youth, and did
crowd was amazed to see the players
as it were; giving the Eleve
Brothers a legson in football.
At the end 6f the natch which ended
in a 1-0 victory for the Entrepide
many spectators coals hardly believe
what they had seen. The goal was scored
SPORTING TIGER GETS T.K.O. DECISION
OVER KID BING
By: George Springer
Sporting Tiger of St. Kitts was a-
vr-rdcld a T.K.O deCision over Kid Bing
of St. lkrtin iwhen they met in the min
bout at the Factory Social Centre last
The fight, which was scheduled for ten
rounds, ca ne to an abrupt end in two
minutes and five seconds of the sixth
round, when after a dynanic exchange
of punches at.close range followed by
a clinch, Kid Bing applied what is known
in wrestling as the "headlock" on Sport-
ing Tiger. The referee, Victor Lovell
(one of Barbadosts Leading boxers who
is at present attached to this Colonyts
Police Force) was obliged to use much
effort to get Sporting Tiger fron under
the DutchranTs powerful lock.
There was pandenonuiin at the ringside
"s Bingts seconds felt that too much
force -was used by the referee against
their idol, and after remonstrating and
threatening "Don't you do that again"
they quickly threw in ttie towel leaving
the fairly lar.e crowd disappointed and
The seconds of both fighters next took
off their gloves and Kid Bing crossed
over to Sporting Tiger's corner and'ex-
tended his hand. The Tiger, however, re-
fused to shake hands.
It 1'.s indeed regrettable that this
fight, which w.s undoubtedly one of'the
most thrilling seen while it lasted,
wns terminated in this nrnner, and it
is to be hoped that all boxers would &-
ways endeavour to adhere to the proper
rules of the gane.
The fight was fast and furious from
the gong and the points were almost
even when it came to an end.
Kid Bijg, standing over four inches
taller and from all appearances a pore
experienced fighter than his opponteit
made good use of his reach in stregIit
jabbing and uppercutting
n Spting Tiger shpt apd.
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The People's Printery
(Continued from page 3)
Policeman stationed at Aruba. Robert
was accompanied by his attractive young
wife, the former Miss Helen Williams of
Dakota, Aruba. This newly wedded young
couple (they rere married on November
10, 1961) are spending the last lap of
their honeymoon here;
Nurse James as well as. her brother
and sister-in-law will spend about two
weeks on the island and will be the
guests of their parents at Cole Bay.
Ve would like through this medium to
congratulate the graceful Nurse James
on her accomplishment, and also to wel-
come these fine young people in our
mdst, we hope that their stpy .here
Sfa- .be ah enjoyable and nimorable one.
showed remarkable skill in bobbing and
weaving (ducking) and was al1ys superior
to his opponent at infighting.
In the first round both fighters ex-
changed evay imaginable punch in the
In the second round Kid Bing was
caught with some round arm swings and
showed his displeasure. later in the
round his head came in contact (either
intentionally or unintentionally) with
the Tigerts. This action was followed
by booes from the crowd.
In the following three rounds two
angry fighters went all out for "the
kill" in terrific toe-to-toe slugging
but Sporting Tiger alvwys appeared to
be the stronger at the end of each
During an excl.nge of punches about mid-
way'in the sixth, round, Ding received a
jab, about the sane tine he looked as
though he wanted to say something to
either the referee of his opponent,
Bing retaliated and a barrage of punches
were again exchanged until they went in-
to a clinch. It was during this clinch
that Bing applied the neck-hold on
Director of the publication:
1irs. B. Morales
St rtin, F
St. Thrtin, F.17.I.,
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C OUR T HALL NE W,
On Monday Nveriber 20, the astU
Justice held its first. cessabbil
for criminal cases. There Iasit
case to be handled.
The judge Dre Van Veen preswed
Bouwer represented the people as
public prosecutor and the recorder
was UMr, Nicastia.
The accused were two young en
16 years and the other 18 year of
charged with having stolen three
The young men confessed guilt to tai
charges against then whereaftCr tbhi
public prosecutor demanded a puni-.
ment of six months inprisormmnt CoiLA
tionally against each accused with
special condition that the owasr of
sheep be compensated by then for the
loss sustained, and further a fine ot^
Sf 50,-. to be paid by the 16yar o3 4
youngster and fine of f 75,.- to b W
paid br the older accused. The judge '
Dr. Van Veen ,eondenmld both young ei
by confirmint the demand,
Tuesday November 21, Tao the date
appointed for civil cases,
It is surprising how many disputes c0i
cerning land is brought before our
courts lately One of the causes fe a
this, is that the value of ld has
increased enormously recently.
Dr. Van Veen presided while )rk -
Nica.stia assisted him as recorder. "I
case v .s treated in chambers. This
case Tm.s between the Little Bay Hotel
and one of its. employees. The hear i|
was not public. There followed one
vorce nase and two petitions reqeJsd4U
ing partition and division of the g
of two -couples vho have recently beslix.
divorced. Five disputes concerning
land .was brought before the judg,
Three of these were withdrawnm and a o J
postponed until a later date, while
the other vhich was a dispute abut
piece of land located at Cole Bay
postponed until 4 p.mn the same
noon, when the Court would go r n
spot for personal observation y
Honour the judge. Tlis Case
to be interesting because ouri 3.
t.tornmrs (WTalter Duncamper ai W
_.terson) stood opposed-to each
in this case. However, when thb
Convened at Cole Bay WallaCe f
produced so much documentary=
that Walter Bunmc~per wit
case which also involves to1'
the costs of the law-sait
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S .S SE TERRE FL O 0 D.
To a stabatto cracking of electric
tness, fierce light flashed over
asterre, St. Kitts from around 1,30
lockFriday morning, Nveber 17. It
.up the skies and the lana and herald-.
a terrific downpour vhich in a little
r two hours after 3 a.m. flooded lower
seterre with water, buried portions of
:t: under sand and debris.
SThe flood Taters inundated the business
es of Coury and Sahely on College
t, causing terrific damage to the
ed Vlarehouses and Wholesale premises
iC Sahely s.
' The rwters also flboded the'business
i aemises of Abourisk, Charles, Sahelyts,
Iassnab and others on Liverpool Row .nd
shedd motor Car CN 757 into the sea.
In addition the wall fencing and home
f tliss iiy Tarner on the corner of Col-
e Street and Central Street rere
fihed away, flooded and damaged; And
i home of MrO Thorpson, the waterman
_:on the south-western corner of Cyon and
.iCollege Street ias inunL.t ted with about
fo ur' inches of water.
t The sea ~as pushed back "li yards and the
M.wth of College Street .ind th.at-
Ji.?retOh of the Bay Road running front
)Oelisle Street to the western end of the
IM market was covered Twith sand and debris.
Thbe damage should run into tens of
Thousands of dollars,
, SEBASTIAN- I N JURE D
Flood raters in the country areas
Cg..u-ed. considerable damage. It swept Dr.
; C,4 Sebastianss car off the road at
-les+ Farm, injuring hin on an arr. and
He was travelling fron Basseterre
40 his hospital at Sandy Point.
SConsiderable. damage was done to' the
brldge at Cayon and Comrade Kelly, the
i~hlry returned representative for the
ra was early on the job urging that a
;lldozer be. sent to clear debris from
Tihe Supt, of Works,., 1 Stanley Sebas-
very quickly organized nep and
s to clear up the .ebris. mAnd the'
Minister of 11drks, Comrade 0illinas,
BAdministrator, hief Minister, andc
Bradshaw toured the affected
S(The labour Spokenin)
RATION ADDRESS BY DRS. J, 3 DOEK-
ADMpIS*IBTaR P' ST*. -EUSTALTUS
N 1MIR 16 1961.
A te, l3i-.r MW.niater Debrot re-
, r. er..ment, or the
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sul -General of their US.A. of A.Mria -
Honorable representative of h@ President
of -the Staten of the Netherlnd1 Antilles
.Honorable Representative of the Windwird
Islands in the Staten Honorable members
of the Staten, visit~g us Honorable
Deputy representing the Island territory
of OuraCao -,Honorable Deputy represeritinr
the Island territory of Aruba Honorable
Lt. Governor of the Windiard Islands -
Honorable Deputy representing our sister
island St. Iaarten Yonarable Deputy re-.
presenting our sister island Saba Honor.
able members of the island Council of the
tWindward Islands, island territory-a Honor.
able Deputies of St. Eustatius Distingui
ed Cormnanding Officer the U.S.S. "Richard
Kraus" Distinguished Coarndinr OffiCer
of the H.M.S.' "van Anstel" Highly appre-
ciated Quests, who with your presence are
honoring our Island commemoratingg today
the first salute to the flag of the Uriited
States Ladies and gentlemen, with great
pleasure in y heart, I greet ybu all and
extend to you a cordial welcome, assuring
you, that I consider it a high privilege
to be standing before you.here in this
historical fort and ackreessing you on this
illustrious day for St. Eustatius.
The gun salute fired' some instants ago
by the U.S.S. "Richard Kraus" as reenact-
nent of the national gunsalute by the
United States Brig of- I ar "Andrew Doria"
on Noveriber 16th. 1776 and its- reply by '
this historical fort by eleven gun shots,
leads us back into history of this event;
Slet us reflect now a moment upon the signi-
ficance of this salute.
By the "Decla.ration of Independence"
adopted by the representatives of the 113
colonies on Lth. July 1776, the young Re-
public of the Continental States was torn
and started to fight for Independence a-
The necessary supplies' ~-cx for this
warfare were hard to get, as England was
powerful at sea and controlled the na2ga-
tion and ships carrying supplies for the
What mws St. Eustatius, like that time?
Because of its splendid location a key to
the Spanish main, it developed into an im-
portant centre of trade and commerce and
free port since it was taken by the Dutch
from the Spaniard in 1626;
Ships froh all over _the world frequented
the harbour, bringing their merchandise to
traded for other products 'from foreign
The protection of the harbour was tdken
care. of by the powerful batters of Itort
Orange, Fort Rpyal, Fort Amiteraa and
FortR, otted& ..
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"ARE YOU LOOKING FCR SHOE FOR THE FAMILY?
ThEN YOU UST V I BIT ...
F. BE A U PER.T HUY S H OE S T ORE"
-AT MARIGOT "
THERE YOU WILL FIND A C O ZTE LINE OF: MEN SHCES, "SUNDIAL'
J.W. ROGERS OF BOSTON & AEROO" BRAND FROM HOLLASD.
LADIES SHCES OF THE FINEST MAKE FRO : THE U.S.A., HOLL ,D WA ;
CHILDREN SHt S P SUPERB QUALITY '-R THE U.SOA. AND AHC~Jzl -
F. .BEAn_..uRTH SHO T(RE" .,
IS TH PAE AE WE YOU WILL FIND HCES TO FIT YOUR FEET & r
TO SUIT ALL POCKETS |
WE ALSO CARRY A LARGE VARIETY OF MEN &.LADIES CLOTHING AS I A
OTI-ER HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES.
WHY NOT DROP IN AND BE CONVINCED
ALL WCREER AN NOW ORDER A H NMFAL DELIVERED TO THEM. :
THEIR JOBS CR AT THEIR HOES ANYWHERE ON THE ISLAND.
. 1DERS MST BE PLACED 4-HOURS PRICT TO DELIVERY.
PRICE PER MnEL.s f.l.--, f 1.50, f 2.-- AND UP- O-E
Oa.ss OF W *EA .AL.
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AL L ^^ VZL; E :A'2
I REAL BREWEfY FI RE5H
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WBIDT&RD JSIfiNDS OPINION SATURDAY NOV. 25, 196i; \ f r* 2-YEAR~OLD CHILD EATS MDSQUITO DESTROYER DIES 3 DAYS LATER A 2-year-old child died in the hospital at' Lhrigot on Wednesday morning November 22, after eating mmsquito destroyer. According to reports a two-yearÂ—old child at Marigot was discovered by its father on Sunday last %Â with part of a mosquito destroyer in its hand, he als. 0 observed that the child had some in its nouth the father Trashed out the child's mouth and_paid no further attention to the matter On Monday the parents noticed a slight change in the child, but did not consider it serious, it -was not until Tuesday morning that the child 'V'jas talai to the doctor at Uarigot who immediately ordered it to the hospital in Ifarigot. It was however too late, and the child died on Wednesday morning. The whole matter is being investigated by the gendermes. YOUNG JEN IEFT FOR FRANCE \ On Tuesday Ilovember lit, a group of young men left the island'by Delgres, for France via Guadeloupe. These young men if they pass the physical examination in Guadeloupe %Â Â•.ill go to France for obligatory military training. This is the second group of young men which have left our shores this year fpr the same purpose. We wish these young men a bon vpjrage, a pleasant stay in France and a safe return to the island. 4HHHHHK:-;H:-:H;-:HHKKHKH;LES. GEORGE FLEMING APPOINTED AGENT FOR ANTILLIAN AMSTEL BEER Mrs. George Fleming widely known busL ness personality of Ibrigot has been recently appointed agent of the Antillian Brewery Ltd, of CuraCao. Mrs, Fleming has been the agent of the Holland Amstel beer for some time and she is known by all here as a very reliable and trustworthy merchant. We were informed that the first shipr ment of Antillian Amstel Beer, Ifcilta and ,. Power Stout is expected to arrive here early next month. According'to reports we have been receiving from persons arriving here from Curacao and Aruba, the' Antillian Amstel is a very fine product, and should have no difficulty in taking a name for itself here We'-congratulate Hrs, Fleming on her appointment and wish her success with the new product. **3aHHHHHBBfrttttO( XXXXXttttXX \ ^ /' ;-Â•-' \ \ \ V\ 'Â• s FOOTBALL SPORTING CLUB DEFEATS ELEVEN BROTHERS 1-0 AND i/INS ST. MIRTIN'S DAY TROPHY. A record crowd gathered at the Sport field in Cul-deÂ—Sac to 7/itness the game between the Sporting Club Football team of Ilarigot and the Eleven Brothers of Pliilipsburg This game was Considered as a match' in the current l$6l football tournament, but more than that; the "St. Martin 1 s Day Trophy" was at stake. This trophy was given by the Government of the Dutch part of the island and would be presented by the Acting Governor of the Netherlands Antilles to the winning team. There was a long standing conciet between thase two teams, and the leading topic' of discussion for days before the match, was the game. The large crowd which was on hand to see the game was divided into two campsj one camp cheering for the boys from "Great Bay" and the other cheering for the boys from Marigot. The game started at hil5 p.m. and for twenty rainut es the pLayers of both teams tried hard but were unable to score then it happened; the fia.lf-line of the Sporting Club gob the ball and after some beautiful long passes George got the ball and made a "riffle" like shot on the goal, Bill, goalie of the Eleven Brothers made a good attempt to stop the ball, but it was too hot' to handle and bounced out of his hands, Julie who was close by scored for the Sporting Club, bringing the game to 1-0 in favour of the Sporting Club. The supporters of the French boys applauded-loud and long for joy, while the supporters of the boys.
_ Suzanne Hodgman Latin American Specialist University of Florida j %Â Gainesville Florida J. ~ "AMOR ET LABOR AMNIA VIHCIT* "LOVE t LABOUR CCSQ SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25, 1961 VoU 3 Noi Ik Price Ylsl 0^2$ 2-YEAR-OLD CHUD EATS MDSQUITO DESTROYER DIES 3 DAYS LATER (See Story in French Section) ATTORNEY PAUL BLEAKLY RlCK FOR SEVENTH THE. It wasa welcome sight to see Mr.' Paul Bleakly of Yonkers, New York, in our Â„ midst ag4n for the seventh time. Â•!&Â•. Bleakly who is accompanied by his gracious wife is an Attorney at Law and they are staying at the Little Bay Hotel. Mr, Bleakly who loves this island for its beauty, clean and quiet atmosphere, and the people for their friendliness, kindness and hospitality has visited it at an average of twice per year in the last three years I Attorney Bleakly who is a fine and genuine gentleman has made many friends here among whom Is Mr, Fonse O'Connor, the ReCiever who has just returned from a ', vacation in Europe^ (See ATTORNEY-page 2) %Â Â•* %Â DIRECTOR OF ANTILLIAN BRETERY LTD. OF CURACAO VISITED -ISLAND. %Â %Â ii r Drs, Harold Sprook Director of tfce Antillian Brewery.Ltd. of Curacao spent four days on the island recently. The Antillian Brewery Ltd. of CuraCao is the brewers of: Antillian Amstel Beer Antillian Malta and \ Antillian Power Stout, The Purpose of Drsi %Â SproCk*s visit to the island was to finalize plans for the shipment of Antillian Brewery's products to this island. (See ANTILLIAN BRETERY page 2) %Â M* MISHAP AT JULIANA AIRPORT On Wednesday November 22, at 10:17 a^ru the right landing gear of. a Southern Air Transport C-h6 Collapsed about 100 feet from the spot where the plane was about to stop. As a result of this the right wing and motor of the plane nas damaged^ The Southern Air Transport CÂ—ii6 did not have any passengers aboard but was load^i with Cargo it made a perfect landing and taxied up the run-way to within about i
Â•Â— ~Â—v< WINDWAR*) ISLANDS' OPISION F.V B V E A U P E If KUY SHOE -STORE "ARE YOU LOOKING FOR SHOES' FOR THE FAMILY? THEN YOU M U S T V I SIT 11 P.f BEAUPSR.IHUY SHOE-STORE" "AT MARIGOT 4 THERE YOU WILL FIND A COMPLETE LINE OF: MEN SHOES, "SUNDIAL BRAND, J.W. ROGERS OF BOSTON & "AERO" BRAND FROM HOLLAND. LADIES SHOES OF THE FINEST MAKE FROM: THE U.S.A., HOLLAND AND ALSO ITALY. CHILDREN SHOES OF SUPERB QUALITY, FROM THE U.S.A. AND HOLLAND. F. BEAUPERTKUY SHOR-STORE IS THE PLA.CE WHERE YOU WILL FIND SHOES TO FIT YOUR FEET & PRICES TO SUIT ALL 'POCKETS WE ALSO CARRY A LARGE VARIETY OF MEN &. LADIES CLOTHING AS WELL AS OTHER HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES. WHY NOT DROP IN AND BE CONVINCED C 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 PIACED 4-HOURS PRIOR TO DELIVERY. PRICE PER MEAL: f .1.Â—, f 1.50, f 2.Â— AND UP 01 FREE GLASS OF WINE PER MEAL. CONTACT: C. H. WILSON AT THE MARKET IN PHILIPSBURG OR AT THE NEW AIRPORT ON THE ROAD TO LOW-LANDS. Â—
' %Â Â—Â— TTINDWRHD ISLANDS' OPINION SATURDAY NOV. 2$, 1961. showed remarkable skill in bobbing and weaving (ducking) and -was always superior to his opponent at infighting. In.the first round both fighters exchanged every inaginable punch in the book. In the second round Kid Bing TOS caught with some round"arm swings and showed his displeasure. later in the round his head cane in contact (either intentionally or unintentionally) with the Tiger's. This action was followed by booes f ron the, crowd. In the following three rounds two angry fighters went all out for "the kill" in terrific toeÂ—to-toe slugging but Sporting Tiger.always appeared to be the stronger at the end of each round. During an exchange of punches about nidijay' in the sixth, round, Ding received a jab, about the sane tine he looked as though he wanted to say sonething to either the referee of his opponent. Bing retaliated and a barrage of punches were again exchanged until they went into a clinch. It was during this clinch that Bing applied the neck-hold on Tiger. ^:HHKKKHKHHHHKKHHHKH:-;HHH;Director of the publication: Mrs. B. Lforales LhrigAfc Sti Martin, F.TY.I. Printers: The People's Printery Backstreet Philip3burg. MISS JAMES (Continued fron page 3) Policeman stationed at Aruba, Robert was accompanied by his attractive young wife, the 1 ormer Miss Helen Williams of Dakota, Aruba. This newly wedded young couple (they were married on November 10, 196l) ore spending the last lap of their honeymoon here. Nurse James as well as. her brother and sister-in-law will spend about two weeks on the island and will be the guests of their parents at Cole Bay. \'e would like through this medium to Congratulate the graceful Nurse James on her accomplishment, and also to welcome these fine young people in our midst, we hope that their stay here .will be an enjoyable and memorable one. COURTH A L L HEWS" On Monday November 20, the Court of Justice held its first cession here for criminal cases. There was bat one case to be handled. The.judge Dr. Van Veen presided, Dn Bouwer represented the people as public'prosecutor and the recorder was Mr, Nicastia, The accused were two young men one 16 years and the other 18 years of agej charged with having stolen three sheqp. The young men confessed guilt to the charges against them whereafter the public prosecutor demanded a punishment of six months imprisonment conditionally against each accused with as special condition that the owner of the sheep be compensated by them for the loss_sustained, and further a fine of f 50,Â— to be paid by the 16'year old youngster and a fine of f '75.Â— to he paid bv the older accused. The judge Dr. Van Veen eendemadd both young men by confirming the demand, Tuesday November 21, wag the date appointed for civil cases. It is surprising how many disputes concerning land is brought before our courts lately One of the causes for this ? is that the value of land has increased enormously recently^ Dr. Van Veen presided while Mr, [ Nicastia assisted hin as recorder^ The case was treated in chambers. This case THIS between the Little Bay Hotel and one of its_employee's. The herring was not public. There followed one d:Â£ vorce Rase and two petitions requesting partition and division of the floods of two 'Couples who have recently been divorced. Five disputes concerning land.TTas brought before the judge. Three of these were withdrawn and one postponed until a later date, while the other which was a dispute about a piece of land located'at Cole Bay was postponed until U p.m. the same afternoon, when the Court would go on the spot for personal observation by His Honour the judge. This Case promised to be interesting because our. two local "ttorneys (Tfelter Buncamper and TfellaCe 1iterson) stood opposed -to each other in this case. However, when the 8ourt' Convened at Cole Bay Wallace Peterson, produced so much documentary evidence that Tfelter Buncamper withdrew his case which also involves the payment of" the costs of the law-suit by his client^ ****}HBHHBn rKMXMM ii X lH HHHWHHt %Â JHaSHiÂ•HSWHHfr -:KB$-K-& /
WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION DC A 5 DC 5H AMTILLIAIN AMSTEL o ILL NOW SOON BE AVAILABLE IN ST. MARTIN WATCH OUT FOR THE BEERS THAT HAVE AMAZED EVERY BODY BYtfHEIR PURE, CLEAN & FRESH TASTE AND EXCEPTIONAL HIGH QUALITY TWICE AWARDED THE HIGHEST INTERNATIONAL. PRIZES IN PARIS I960 AND IN BRUSSEL 1961 YES, SIR JI THE WORLD CHAMPION SINCE I960 ANTILLIAN AMSTEL BEER ANTILLIAN MALTA ANTILLIAN POWER STOUT BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THESE CHAMPIONS \ I
WINDWARD ISLANDS' OPINION : %> SATURDAY NOV. %Â %Â Â• 1961. ST. MARTIN COMERCIAL M A E I G 0 T IS YOUR ADDRESS FOR THE BEST WHOLE-SALE PRICES ANYWHERE ON THE ISLAND DROP IN AND HE CONVINCED THAT AT ST. MARTIN COMERCIAL YOU CAN GET MORE FOR LESS PROPRIETOR: REGINALD SYLVESTRE (Better known as "CAPT,") CENTRAL STORE PHILIPSBURG & MARIGOT OFFERS YOU THE BEST IN: TUNGSTONE BATTERIES, DUNLOP TIRES WORLD FAMOUS "I.C.I." PAINTS, CAR PART% & BEDS ALL AIZES. WE CAN SUPPLY YOU WITH ANYTHING THAT: LIVES, GROWS OR IS MADE W I T H I N ONE WEEK K IL fjSB Zk&Â§ 5 I mfie IK, ^29 THE BEST BEER IS A COLD HEINEKSN DON 1 JUST ASK FOR BEER .BE SURE TO ASK FOR A COLD H E I N E K E N FOR THERE IS NO OTHER BEER THAT TASTES HALF AS GOOD AS A COLD HEIMEKEN BEER DRINKERS WILL TELL YOU THAT A COLD HEINEKEN TASTES BE ST %Â
WTNDWARD ISLANDS 1 OPINION SATURDAY NOV. 25. 1961, to the U.S.A. he had the privilege of attending a meeting of'.this Association and h* was very impressed by the businesslike manner in %Â which the meeting -was conducted and more so by the great Interest of the'members >f this Association t for St. Martin, If is operated by a group of young, intelligent and. progressive people, some of -whom have never been to Sti Martin, but -whose parents are from this island. The Officer? of the Association are:'Conrad I* Richardson President, Richard Meadows Executive Vice President, Joseph N. Gumhs Administrative Vice President, Joan' B. Rannie Recording Secretary, Jean Gumbs Correspondence Secretary, Elaine' M. Bryson Memberghip Secretary, Ifarilyn Caines Treasurer, Enamel Mingo Sergeant at arms, Joseph Richardson and Debbie Arrindell Chaplains. *Â• The Committee which xdll handle the Second Annual Dance consists of: Joseph N. Gumps* Chairman, Marjorie Shannon Co-Chairiiian, Marilyn' Caine, Elsie. Roland, EISSJ Ulidge, Rose'Bell, Elaine Bryson, Gerald Bryson, lvareia : Newcombe, Edward Newcombe, Evelyn Nash, Anthony Raftnis, Jean Gumbs, Nancy Rannie, Joan Rannie, Edna Williams, Albert. Bunt, Charles Msyers, Eunice Hodge and Mildred Thomas. We hope that the Second Annual Dance, of this Association, -which has been formed for such a noble purpose -will be a great success. %Â XH win KiKiOcy rnunt im THE UNITED DUTCH Â£ FRENCH COMMITTEE FOR RELIGIOUS PURPOSES" OF ST. MARTIN HELD ANNUAL DANCE The United Dutch & French Committee For Religious Purposes of St. Martin, %Â held its annual danPe on' Saturday evening November' U, 1961, at the National t Guard Armory, 2366 Fifth Avenue, KenYork City^ The dance was -well attended, and everyone ^seemed to haye had an enjoyable time. The United-Dutch-& French Committee extends its aid not only to the Island of St* Martin, but to other sister islaxfe as well; We'wish the Committee continued success j and hope that ii the future, it. will v continue the good -work done in -Hie past. In the past the Committee has helped Â• ESSO ESSO OFFERS YOU THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS: RUST-BAN 270 metal primer to res 1st corrosion RUST-BAN 297 Aluminum coating for use on clean metal surfaces'. RUST-BAN 363 Thinner RUST-BAN EXTERIOR ENAMEL, in colors: Yellow, Blue, Red, green & white, FOR THE BEST RESULT BUY AT THE ESSO SIGN L.B. SCOTT ESSO DEALER on worthwhile projects, such as: The Methodist churches at Marigot, Philipsburg and Cole Bay as well as other woitthy projects Recently this Committee donated a substantial amount of_money to assist in the renovation of the Methodist school house at French Quarter.The people of StI Martin are aware of the good work the Committee is doing,'and are very greatful to its members, J Tfe heartily hope the. Committee will c?.rry on in future projects with equal successes, MISS BEATRICE JAMSS ON VISIT Miss Beatrice James daughter of Mr, and Mrs, Samuel James of Cole Bay arrived here by K.L.M.'froi-i Aruba on Thursday November 16, she is a graduated nurse. Â• Miss James after Completing the Abraham de Veer IHLO-school at San Nicolas, Aruba, left for Holland in 1957 In Holland she attended a Nurses* Training College at Rotterdam and was graduated in August lÂ£6l. She returned to Aruba on the 15th. of October and after spending a month there decided to visit her parents here. \ Also arriving on the same day was her brother Mr. Robert James, who is a Â• (See MISS JAMGS page 7 )
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v/INDWARD ISUKDSt OPINION SATURDAY VON. 2$, l?6l* PASS E, T ERR E. FLOOD To a stabatto cracking of electric brightness, fierce light flashed over Basseterre, St, Kitts from around 1^30 o'clock Friday morning, November 17. It lit .up the skies and the land and herald-, ed a terrific downpour which in a little over two hours after 3 a.m, flooded lower Basseterre with water, buried portions of it under sand and debris. The flood waters inundated the business premises of Coury and Sanely on College Street, Causing terrific damage to the bonded Warehouses and Wholesale premises of Sahely'si The -,/aters also flooded the'business premises of Abourisk, Charles, Sahely'sj Kassab and others on Liverpool Row, and washed motor Car CN 7^7 into the sea. In addition the wall fencing and hone f lUss Ifey T&rner on the corner of Colje Street' and Central Street were shed away, flooded and' damaged, And e home of Mrf Thompson, the waterman on the south-we stern corner of Cayon and College Street was inundated with about four inches of water. The sea was pushed back l\h yards and the mouth of College Street and that'%Â stretch of the Bay Road running from Delisle Street to the.western end of the market was covered with sand and debris. The damage should run into tens of thousands of dollars, DR. S E B A S T I A N INJURED Flood-waters in the country areas caused considerable damage. It swept Dr. C.M, Sebastian's Car off the road at West Farm, injuring him on an arm and "leg, lie was travelling from Basseterre to his hospital at Sandy Point, Considerable, damage was done to' the bridge at Cayon and Comrade Kelly, the newly returned representative for the area was early on the job urging tliat a bulldozer be sent to clear debris from the bridge* [ The Supt, of Works, IJr, Stanley Sebastian, very quickly organised men and machines to clear up the debris, /aid the' Hon, Minister of Works, Comrade Williams> the Administrator, fihicf Minister, and Comrade Bradshaw toured the affected areas in turn, (The Labour Spokeman) COMMEMORATION ADDRESS BY DRS. M.J. BOEKHOUDT ADMINISTRATOR OF' ST, -EUSTATIUS NOVEMBER 16, 1961 Your Excellency, Minister Debrot representing the Central Qoverment of the, Netherlands Antilles Your Honour, Con' sul General of the U.S.A, of America Honorable representative of the President of the Staten of the Netherlands AntilB.es Honorable Representative of the Windward Islands in the Staten Honorable memters of the Staten, visiting us Honorable Deputy representing the Island territory of CuraCao Honorable Deputy representing the Island territory of Aruba Honorable' Lt, Governor of the Windward Islands Honorable[Deputy representing our sister island St, Maarten Honorable Deputy representing our sister island Saba Honorable members of the island Council of the Windward Islands, island territoryHonorable Deputies of St. Eustatius Distingui^ ed Commanding Officer the U.S.S. "Richard Kraus" Distinguished Commanding Officer of the H.K.S.' "van Amstel" Highly appreciated Guests, who with your presence are honouring our Island .commemorating today the first salute to the flag of the United States Ladies and gentlemen, with great pleasure in my heart, I greet you ail and extend to you a cordial welcome, assuring you, that I consider it a high privilege to be standing before you.here in this" historical fort and addressing you on this illustrous day for St, Eustatius ", The gun salute fired some instants ap-o by the U.S.S. "Richard Kraus" as reenactment of the national gunsalute by the United States Brig of War "Andrew Doria" on November l6th^ 1776 and itsreply by this historical fort by eleven gun shots, leads us back into history of this event; Let us reflect now a moment upon the signi-l ficance of this salute. By the "Declaration of Independence" adopted by the representatives of the H3 colonies on Uth. July 1776, the young Republic of the Continental States was born and started to'fight for Independence against England, The necessary supplies' xxmoxxx for this warfare were hard to get, as England was powerful at sea and controlled the na^gation and ships carrying supplies for the American rebels. What was St^ Eustatius, like that time? Because of its'splendid location a key to the Spanish main, it developed into an important centre of trade and commerce and free port since it was taken by the Dutch from the Spaniard in 1626^ Ships from all over the world frequented the harbour, bringing their merchandise to trade for'other products from foreign countries. The protection of the harbour was taken Care of by the powerful batteries of Rort Orange, Fort Royal, Fort Amsterdam and Fort Rotterdam, The West Indian Company had the Is*n4 properly reinforced, (To be continued in next issue) VOLUME TIGHTLY BOUND
7/INDWARD ISIANDS' OPINION SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25* !S6l' THE ggjggjgD ISIANDSt OPINION Is published every Saturday ->" It was established by J.H._Iake,_Sr,, on.July 1, 19$9, as a means of helping to improve the social, economical, education and political conditions of the Windward Islands by advocating against"the causes of injustice and oppression. EDITOR DUTCH SECTION; J.H. lake, Sri, P.O. Box 22i Philipsburgj St, Ifaarten, NA, FRENCH SECTION EDITOR: Mrs Â• B.' Morales Marigdt, St. Martin, F.W.I. Printers: The PeopleIs Printery Backstreet, [ Philipsburgi, 100 feet from it's parking place when]the right landing gear suddenly collapsed. The plane_was moving at a very slow speed when *the' mishap occurred. If the landing gear had collapsed a few seconds earlier.^, this mishap could have been a tragic accident. The pilot of the plane'was Mr. D. Dag and the co-pilotwas Mr, JanesÂ—' Hudkins none of these gentlemen suffered any injuries. The f irwt to arrive on the scene of the mishap with fire fighting equipment was an employee of Caribair. The accident did not interfere with scheduled air traffic^ ATTORNEY (Continued from page 1) This fine gentleman has been happily married for 35 years, and he and his charming wife have been blessed with two children; a,daughter who is married and has four children, and a son who is a medical doctor. [__ We wish Attorney and Mrs ..Bleakly a pleasant and enjoyable stay. %Â JHBBHBHBHHHHHHBHttHB* ANTILLIAN BREWERY (Continued from page 1) If everything work according to plans the first' shipment of Antillian Amstel Beer, Antillian Malta and Antillian Power Stout"will be on the islanl early, next month. Mrs. George Fleming has been appointed as agent of the Antillian Brewery Ltd^ During a short interview with Drs^ Sprock who arrived here on Thursday November 16, and left on Monday November 20, he told our reporter that he found St. Moarten a very fascinating and beautiful island and that he had no doubt that the Antillian Amstel would soon take 'tic market herei ## #* ACCIDENT ON CQIE BAY ROAD. On Wednesday about 5": 30 p.m. a man fell off dump-truck No. 971-IT-91 and was seriously injured. According to reports Samuel Richardson of Marigot who was sitting on the back of the dump-truck with another young man lost his balance and fell off. The dumpÂ—truck which was driven by Herve Vanterpool was on its way to Marigot from the Juliana Airport. The driver claimed that he shifted from, a truck which was parked on the road Â— This caused Samuel who was sitting on the back of the truck with another gHiqUBKig young man to lose his balance, and fall to.the pavement. About h al f an hour after the accident _the_Ambulance arrived and "took.the badly injured man. to the tt. RCB e hospital in Philipsburg. The accident ow>urred on road between Caybay and Cole Bay'. THE ST. H&RTIN ASSOCIATION, BJC. TO HOLD ITS SECOND ANNUAL DANCE. Â• The St. Martin Association, Inc^ will hold its Second Annual Dance on Saturday night December 2, 1961, at the newly decorated "RIVERSIDE PIAZA HOTEL", 253. West 73rd. Street, New York City (West of Broadway). This Association was formed in January I960, and named after the island of' St. Martin French and Dutch West Indies, for the purpose of assisting the young and adult population of Sti Martin by furthering their educational and Cultural ideals. After hurricane "Donna", struck the island on September U, I960, this young Association shipped over 1800 Ibsl of clothing to the needy here^ During the recent visit of our editor
TJTND'.ARD ISIAMDS' OFINIQH 6 Â• SATURDAY NOV. 25j 1961^ fron Great-bay remained quifet, but still very hopeful that"their tean would in the end be the victor. On more than one occasion the forward line of the Eleven Brothers cane within scoring range but always missed the target. At the end of the first half the score was 1 0 in favour of the Sporting Club, -. In the second half the Eleven Brothers came out with new vigor but found the Sporting Club a real tough Customer* Throughout the match the Sporting Club displayed better football, and had it not been for the exeCellent goal-keeping of Bill, the Sporting Club would, have no doubt^scored a "basket" of goals. The gamp was played in a friendly and. sportman-like manner and all the spectators (though some of them might have been disappointed) agreed that it was a good gone of football. At the end of the natch the Acting Governor of the Hetherlands Antilles presented the trophy to the Captain of the Sporting Club who had won the game 1-0. SPEEDS DEFEATED W.13ER3n.S 7-1 On Sunday November 12, the Speeds of Lhri-:ot defeated the "Wanderers of Cul-deSac 7-1 in the first game played at the field in Jlnrigot. The Speeds were in command from start to finish, and even though the T/anderers tried their best they were unable to pre Â• vent the Speeds from scoring. Scoring for the Speeds were: Petin 2 goals, Hector 2'goals, Vital 2 goals and Boisi 1 goal. ENTREPIDE CAUSED UPSET DEFEATS ELEVEN BROTHERS 1-0 The Entrepide of Rombeau caused an upset in the current football tournament by defeating the Eleven Brothers of Philipsburg (one of the strongest teoms or. the island) 1 0 in their encounter on Sunday November 12. Afair crowd (as is always the KXXKR case at Ivferigot) was present to see the match, which everyone (except the players of Entrepide) thought would have been a "walk-over" for the Eleven Brothers. Entrepide however reinforced with such football veterans as Alberic Richards and George was determined to prove that experience is better than youth, and did just fihat. The crowd was amaaed to see the players of Entrepide as it were; giving the Eleven Brothers a lesson in football. At the.end Of the match which ended in a 1-0 victory for the Entrepide many spectators cauls hardly believe what they^had seeni The goal was scored by George, B 0 X I N G SP0RTHIG TIGER GETS T.K.O. DECISION OVER KID BING By: George Springer Sporting Tiger of St. Kitts was awarded a T.K.O, decision over Kid Bang of St. Lfcrtin when they met in the main bout at the Factory Social Centre last Saturday night. The fight, which was scheduled for ten rounds, cane to an abrupt end in two minutes and five seconds of the sixth round, when after a dynamic exchange of punches at.close range followed by a clinch, Kid Bing applied what is known in wrestling as the "headlock" on Sporting Tiger. The referee, Victor Lovell (one of Barbados's Leading boxers who is at present attached to this Colony's Poli c e Force) was obliged to use much effort to get Sporting Tiger [ from under the Dutchman's powerful lock. There was pandemonium at the ringside as Bing's seconds felt that too much i force was used by the referee against their idol, and after remonstrating and, threatening "Don't you do that again" they quickly.threw in i*te towel leaving the fairly large crowd disappointed and dumb-founded. The seconds of both fighters next t