Haiti sun

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Haiti sun
Place of Publication:
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
R. Cheney, Jr.
Creation Date:
April 12, 1953
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v. : ill. ; 46-47 cm.


newspaper ( marcgt )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
Haiti -- Port-au-Prince


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began Sept. 1950.
General Note:
"The Haitian English language newspaper."

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Repnbllqre D'HAITI

SUNDAY, APRIL 12th 1953

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pn-Aged Boy Held Responsible
'For Stealing 4,600 Gourdes
Me have solved the case who was being shipped ho
missing 4,600 gourdes by boat to Aux Cayes by
"were stolen from a mer father because he had rece
passenger on the mo- ly stolen two bicycles in P
oat .Sauveurz Monday au Prince. The lad watcl
: as the srnall boat tied with interest as a fellow p
i wharf de cabotage. But senger merchant Leonin
s no simple matter. The Jean-Claude counted a la
-tu-ned out to lie a teen-
t1by named Lunel Senat '(Continued on Page 4)

Mountain Moving Machines

Now At Work In Haiti

r Haitian mountains look
e pretty stable things un
kgot a fascinated peek at
'of the contraptions So-
SOs General Manager
ps Martin has been
g off this past week.
bof these giant gadgets

John Cabot Here On Two-Day

((Good Neighbour) Visit

S When Assistant Secretary
of State John Cabot paid his
" our Capital last week he came
without the usual entourage
of a Washington VIP (Very
Important Person). The head
of the Department of Inter-
American Affairs was the
only passenger aboard the
small Navy plane that swoop-
ed to a landing.Wednesday at
Bowen Field. He travelled
light, with just a suitcase, a
grip and an overcoat.
With typical American di-
rectness he told Your Report-
dr, tI'm here to find out what
Haiti's problems are and how
the United states can cooper-


operating on the site of the
new cement plant on the road
to St. Marc picked up nine
tons of earth, carried it 200
feet, dropped it and came
back for another bite of ter-

(Continued on Page 2)

By Charles B. Wiggin

',grandmother died here
Starvation. Before the ir-
n came I was forced to
t tatters, now I have two
S'of pants with several
By our standards-I
healthy man., This dra-
,.te nent was made by
"" 'Exaus, a farmer in

the irrigated area constructed
by SCIPA at Fonds Parisien.
Fonds Parisien is a little ham
let with its surrounding neigh-
bourhood located on the road to
Malpasse at the intersection of
the road to the Pine Forest'and
Saltrou. In 1947 this was a dy-
(Continued on Page 8)

ate in helping solve them. I'm
particularly anxious to show
the Haitian people that we
(Continued on Page 2)

The '(Haiti Sunm
Will Not Appear
For Next Two Weeks
Your Reporter is stepping
aboard a plane today for
a visit to the United States
and Canada on family affairs.
During our two-week absence
the aHaiti Sun> will,go into
a brief eclipse but we hope it
will emerge brighter than
ever as a result of our inves-
tigatidns of latest newspaper'
techniques Stateside.


These are men who are now
helping guide the destiny of
the Republic.
The -new Secretary of State
for Labour and Public Health
was born in Port au Prince
March 11. 1911. He attended
the Petit Seminaire College
St. Martial, St. Louis de Gon-
zague, the Lycee Petion and
went 'on to three years at the
Law School.. He became a
(Continued on Page 15)

Future ((Bush Hopping Airlinen

Makes Dramatic Entry Here

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kel-
I ley of Massachusetts are two
a very unassuming people but
they staged one of the most
dramatic arrivals of the cur-
rent winter season. It occur-
Sred on Good Friday afternoon
when Immigration and Avia-
tion Officials were called to
Bowen Field to take care of

the arrival of two private
planes. One, containing an
American Mining Engineer
by the name of Hughes, came
in on schedule and Mr.
Hughes announced that his
friends who had also taken off
from the Cuban airport at
Camaguey would be along
(Continued on Page 4)



Galerie Des Arts d'Haiti A Treasure

House For Discriminating Tourists

More and more tourists are
becoming discriminating shop
pers as the trend of interna-
tional travel increases. And no
longer are many willing to
use up their air luggage al-
lowance on what could be re-
ferred to-as junkk>
The more experienced a
traveller is the more careful-
ly he chooses his souvenirs.
He or she looks for something
that truly reflects the spirit
or, artistry of the country ..
something that is individual

and not mass produced .
something that can,be worn
or displayed with pride. And
many a discriminating visi-
tor has launched a virtual
treasure hunt in the Galerie
des Arts d'Haiti.
The small green-fronted
shop across from the PAA of
fice has such unusual items
so attractively displayed that
more than one customer has
asked reverently cIs this a mu
seum or are these things for
(Continued on Page 14)



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ra firm in just two minutes
flat. We made up our minds
there and then never to get in
its way-
Other members of the au-
dience Henry Chollat of the
GTM; Marcel Villard, Georges
Leger Fils (legal advisor for
the Reynolds Mining Co.) and
Eugene Carrier also seem-
ed mighty inrrpressed. But
Eugene, who is now in the
contracting 'business,- really
caused' Port-au-Princians to
'drop their jaws whbn he

.Van Heusen's



sport shirts

have the nubby



Van Heuep.'s new' rayon
VANISt~S, Sport -Shirts are
silky and luxurious. In fact;
they come as close to looking
like silk' is 'modern" science
can make them. .
Yotull ike the modern
styling ,ttat: features pick
stitching on collar, pockets,
and turnback cuffs. You'll
like the new colors that will
never fade in water or sun.
And you'll like the price.

Agent in Haiti:
Jean George A. Mourra
135 Grand Rae
Tel: 3513

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*Mot X-VHI qsft.

trundled one of the Le Tour-
neau earth-movers called the
Tournapull down Harry Tru-
manr Boulevard like a Dyna-
flow. Its G.M. diesel 186
h.p. motor can make a smooth
28 miles an hour. The other
giant is called a Super C..
Tournatractor the largest
bulldozer of its size in the
country. The Tournapull has
five different units that can
be attached behind it ... a 9
ton scraper, a rock machine,
a crane etc. The Tournatrac-
tor also is 'equipped with a
half a dozen pieces of machin-
ery for various uses in level-
ling and preparing the
Thursday morning '.the big
machines were on their way
to La Bo.ule to. inake a road
and His Excellency .the Presi-
dent was one of the many
o sidewalk superintendents
watching their progress. La-
ter they' are going on to Cap
Haitien, Fort Liberte and Mi-
ragoane where they will de-
monstrate how. a pier can be
built in three days.
The man who came along to
put 'them through their paces
is Harold Bogda, Le TourneaU
representative for %Central
America and the West Indies.
Back in 1941 Harold deliver-

(Continued from Page 1)

*are interested in solving
them. I want to pick their
minds and let. them pick
He pointed out that the
Good Neighbour Policy is the
most completely bi-partisan
policy in the history of Ame-
rican Politics with both Dem-
ocratic and' Republican admin
istrations playing a vital part
in its growth. When asked if
the Eisenhower Regime plan
r'-. ahy alterations in that
policy he answered that it
was planning to place even
greater emphasis on increas-
ing the ties of friendship in
this hemisphere.
Having read his recent ad-
dress on the investment of
American Capital in Latin-
American countries, we not-
ed that he had the climate of
a country' (i.e. political atmos-
phere and public attitude)

ed Africa's first three Tour- Le Tourneau distributor 4s
napulls. Charles Dejean and Co. And
Field Engineer Alan New- the line is handled by Sonaco,
Stone, who is also supervising ah Association Nationale du

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Jacques Martin and his mo untain moving Dynaflow

the current demonstrations, Commerce.

delivered 15 of the giants to'
Korea when he was serving
his stint with Uncle Sam.
Both men have been making
the machines do everything
but talk and they insist that
size has nothing to do with
ease of operation. Harold
Bogda insists that his son
Skippy learned to operate one
of the .earth-movers at the
age of five. Justthe'thingfor
a back yard sand pile !

. Such is the title of an ar-i
tide which appeared in the
Wednesday, April 8th issue of
Haiti-Journal. Said article ran

was a most important factor
in deciding where AmAerican
financiers would place their
money. So we asked how Haiti
rated on that score.

Mr. Cabot seemed to rate
it pretty' high. He said that
the Government had and is
showing its unquestioned wil-
lingness to .give American in-
vestors a fair opportunity to
bring their money into Haiti
and the proper 'assurances
that their rights will be ade-
quately'protected. He added
that Capital will always come
where it sees opportunity for
fair profit and no Pxtraordin-
ary risks involved. (By risks,
he -was plainly referring to
the current wave of nationali-
zation of industries started
and built up by Private Inter-
Naturally, Mr. Cabot added
investments are further lim-
(Continued on Page 15)

Mountain Moving Machines

Now At Work In Haiti

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Mr. Franck Paul, Si
tary of the Haitian EmbA
flew to Caracas yesterday

They are the only equip-
ment of their type to have.
push button controls so Skip-
py probably didn't have too
difficult a time atthat. They
arrived in Haiti last month
on the S. S. Berninudel of the
Surinam Navigation Co. The

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irestone I"restone
Outsrtnding spark
plug for gas economy Last longer,
and rootor perform- have more
ance.Install a set today. power- buy
Bxtra Power.


John Cabot Here On Two-Day

Good Neighbourn Visit

as follows: Young gi4&
had formed a footbhy
were training on the'
field on Avenue du Tr
few days ago. The sh
so new that it drew a
crowd who apparently.
little about keeping the
on the ball. Seeing th
owner of the field, Mr.'I
Odeide, who, it seems,
ready, allowed another
club to use the field:j
Straining, made, his '
ance and invited our'
women to quit.
We regret this incil
which has contrariated 3
feminine movement whi
worth as much as anoth4
What'kind owner will;
closed yard at the diipos
our female footballers?,-

"AY, APRIL 12th ..I SUN

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the S.S. Panama entering Port au Prince Bay

el By Sea To And From Haiti

ies Regular and Popular Again

r. eporter paid a Sun-
Ai to the S.S. Anconi
iid its interior as sleek
modern as its streamlin-
: In fact it's a small d
'"of the Queen Mary as
ziurious decor is con-
.M`-irrors are used lav-
cially in the dining
e the feeling of
.ess. And even the
t cabins look more roo-
-simply having their
iif into the wall when
iise. All are aircondi-
ith private baths.
AWte-. wonder that the
us'r ships of the Pan-
have had a highly
winter season for
ae-day cruise from
to Port au Prince
S.R a.P'
duth-bound ship ar-
our harbour every
it,7 a.m. and sails at
thb afternoon, with
g of 170 tourists
."About 20 stop over
au Prince each trip
east 70 others pay 6
ao take the four-hour
'the city and moun-
e Haitian Travel
iYHeraux Tours, Agen-
elle and Southerland'
S,.each had a. turn
he- beauties of the
bhe cruise visitors.
ly has the renewed
the Panama Line
Nhe income of those
hnd t pofr the .stildy

growth of the tourist trade,
il also has been a boom to
Haitians who like to do thair
travelling by sea. About a
dozen local residents book
passage each week on the New
York bound ship which ar-
rives from Panama at 8 Sur.-
day morning' and sails at
noon. It's a three and a half
day voyage and from what
those who have madeit tell
us a most pleasant one.
The cost is much less than
one would expect 130 dol-
lars one way and 234 dollars
round trip.
The ships called here regu-
larly before World War II
when they went into duty for
Uncle Sam. As a command
ship known as the aMighty
A, the Ancon mothered inva-
sions from the first allied
landing at Fedala, French Mo
rocco, to-the Grand Finale in
the Pacific. Straddled by
German bombs but never
hit she was the hottest tar
get sought after by. the Jer-
ries who made frantic day
and night attempts to kndck
her out as the nerve center of
the invasion fleets. The Jap-
anese took up where the Ger-
mans left off and boasted
they would sink her for sure.
But she flaunted every effort
and steamed into Tokyo Bay
on August 29, 1945 in the van
guard of the conqueringAme-
rican forces.
She and the Panama and

Cristobal got a six-million-
dollar refitting job after the
war. But it wasn't until this
February that they began
making their regular calls
again to Port au Prince. The
gala reception held to inau-
gurate the new service was
something that will go down
in Haitian legend as a super
We were sorry to hear that
the gallant' host, General
Agent William Lloyd is retir-
ing in a few weeks' time. He
first came to Haiti on his
honeymoon trip in 1928 and
from 1930 on relieved the Pan
ama Agent each year for his
annual vacation. He has many
friends in the Capital and will
be missed.

Incidentally, the cargo faci-
lities of the sleek passenger
ships has also been a boom
to Haitian business. Early in
March HABANEX took ad-
vantage of the special refrige-
ration and rapidity of the
Panama Line to ship 2,200
regimes of bananas to New
York, bringing one of our ba-
sic products back on the world
market after an absence of 21
HABANEX's Jean Elie is
reported to be busy on a plan
to make regular weekly ship-
ments of our figures on the
line which will enable them
to reach New York in the
best possible condition. This
means that the regimes of
bananas must be gathered
quickly from the outlying
fruit ports on the Southern

Coast and brought to Port au
HABANEX itself is work-
ing hard to expand its plan-
tations. Around 250,000 trees
have been planted the first
three months of this year. A
15 centime premium granted
growers has greatly stimulat-
ed production. Haitian figue
bananas may once more be
well known on the New York
market where they used to be
praised for their superior
quality and taste.

Heidi Roosevelt, the wife
of the genial host at the Ibo
Lele, is the artist featured by
the Centre d'Art at its 101st
Exposition which is running
until Wednesday of t his

Mrs. Roosevelt claims that
pure art should be expressed
only in its own medium, that
it need not tell a story to
arouse a sensation. Nor does
she believe in using trickery
of perspective. A canvas, she
says, is of two dimensions
only. Her abstract blending
of line and colour expresses
these convictions. And she
has omitted titles giving
the observed the chance to
name each work according to
the impressions he receives;


San Mic'hele'
in cool Peliohiile
French and Ainerican
Cuisine; Hot and told
Huneia g Watef, "
Special monthly rates.
Telephone '7894:-


Is Now Open
On The Site Of The Old St. Francis '




2,000 Feel Closer to Heaven
Madame W. D. Caimeroh, Manager

Telephone 7887
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The Picardie restaurant in Te te de 1'Eau $s gaining local as well as foreign acclaim for its
excellent French cuisine. For reservations one should! telephone 7416.

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shortly. At least, he said,
they'd BETTER be along
shortly, since they only had
gas to last them until 6 p.m.
-Officials scanned the horizon
anxiously as the clock hands
swung from 5:50, 5:55 to 6
tb 6:05. All communications
were closed down because of
the Holy Day and there wtis
no way to alert rescue service
about a plane down at sea.
Finally at 6:20 everyone left
the darkened airport With.
heayy hearts. The American
Engineer and Hotel Oloffson
Manager Victor de Keyserling
were the last to turn back to-
Sward Port aq Prince. But as
they were driving along the
highway, they suddenly heard
the beat of a plane motor.
Then a searchlight stabbed
out of the night sky probing
for the airport. They swept
their Renault around in a fast
U-turn and headed back to
the field just as the Kelleys
rotted to a three-point land-

It seemed that their twin-
engined Cessna ihad spurted
oil so badly they had made An
emergency landing at the
Guantanamo Naval B a s e.
They put in ihore oil and af-
ter a consultation with me-
chanics on te: field, continued
on to Port au Prince where
they are now:.happily making
the best of being grounded by
lapping up the.good cooking at
Hotel Oloftson. When their
new engine arrives, they will
continue on to. :Brazil where
the Air Force Veterin and a
displaced Polish pilot are
Starting a Airline with headquarters in
the town of Boa Vista.
We asked Ed Kelly if he'
had doubts about making it to
Port au Prince and he admit-

Brilliant Ai

Misses Croc

SThe crocodiles at Lake
Sumatre probably would have
been a bit more accommodat-
ing if they knew who was
shooting at them last week.
The man on Maurice De
Young's latest Safari was
hione other than handsome,
dynamic Leonard Bernstein,
one of the most brilliant con-
ductors and composers to
emerge on the American musi-
cal scene. He and his red
haired actress wife, Felicia,
brought home a bag of ducks
from their hunt but the
caiman wounded by the fam-
ous musician threshed to the
bottom of the Lake and stay-
ed there. A man can't have
ALL the luck ALL the time.
In case you need remind-
ing, Mr. Bernstein is sitting
mighty pretty right now as
author of the scofe of the
.biggest smash hit on Broad-
way advance sales of records al-
ready hitting the 100,000

His past successes include
the scores of (On The Town>,
a musical starring dancer
Sona Osata, and cFancy
Free one of Choreographer
Jerome Robbin's most popu-
lar modern ballets.

But to the most serious mu-
sic lovers, Bernstein is known
mostly for his symphony 4Je-
remiah> written at 22 and
played publicly for the first
time three years later after

ted having some mighty anxi-
ous moments. Then we turn-
ed to his young blonde wife
and asked Were you frighten
ed?D.She looked up in sur-
prise. Who, me? Why no, I
was asleep.,
That's confidence for you!



erin composer Teen-Aged Boy Held
nerican Composer Responsible For S"ealing

s But Bags Ducks 4.600 Gourdes
(Continued from Page 1)

the young Bostonian had serv
ed a stint as conductor of the
New York Philharmonic, the
youngest one in the history of
that great Orchestra.

Bernstein's. name will cer-
tainly be included in the his-
tory of the dramatic birth of
the state of Israel. He was in
Tel Aviv during the height of
the Jewish-Arab conflict and
was most thrilled by the news
that the Israel forces had just
captured the ancient biblical
city of Bethsheba. As a ges-
ture of tribute he offered to
conduct a Gershwin and Mo-
zart Concert in the ruins of
the ancient town. And five
thousand eager music lovers
travelled across the desert-to
be present at the event. When
Egyptian intelligence agents
reported this mass movement,
it was mistakenly interpreted
as the prelude to a new Israe-
li offensive in the area and
the Egyptian forces with-
drew.. That was how the new
Jewish State won a large
stretch of territory without
the loss of a single man. The at
tack the Egyptians were fear-
ing did come, but from an
entirely unexpected quarter.

500 Dollars Worth
Of Jewelry Go On Sale
For Charity

We were a little late in get-
ting around to the Ouvroir Na
tional Thursday morning to
look at the Winifred Chenet
exhibit of handwrought jewel
ry put on sale for the benefit
of the Madame Magloire Foun
dation. When we walked in at
noon, there was hardly a hand
ful of items left on display.
Within two hours after the
First Lady opened the exhibit,
the display shelves were
swept bare by eager buyers.
In fact, many of them wanted
to order duplicates of the at-
tractive pieces that were in
the $500 exhibition. It just
goes to show how originality
and taste are appreciated in
costume jewelry design. A-
mong the most popular items,
however, were the copper
hand-hammered bowls turned
out by the petite American's
clever fingers.

This was one case where
the early bird got the goods
and the late comer got left!

stack of money, put it back in
a brief case and then locked
the whole thing up in a wood-
en cabinet before settling
down to sleep.
Lunel listened carefully for
the merchant's snores, then
stole the key from his pocket
and was in the act of mak-
ing off with the briefcase
when another passenger spot
ted him and sent up a cry of
abarre voleur.> In the bed-
lam that followed, the young
thief threw the brief case in
a small row boat and tried to
outrun his captors. He lost
the race Ibut all attempts to
find the money proved to be
in vain.
Several passengers noted
that the watchman, Christian
Lamour, seemed to be acting
queerly so police paid a call
at the home of his woman on
the Rue Americaine. They
found two thousand of the
stolen gourdes. The watch-
man, who had been one of the
loudest shouters of Thief, saw where the lad had
dropped the briefcase. Later
he returned and went home
with the swag.



The Haitian Le
will open tomorrowf'
session which promise
a'very busy one wit
important subj6ct.-'
agenda. Forty lawmak
be on hand including'
Roche and Edouard a
deputies elected in thr
and Les Cayes arri
ments replacing'the l
vio Cator and Joseih
Excelsior redeemed,
selves slightly this,padti
by scoring their first vi
after three wicked defe
a tow. The opposing,'
off the field after the fo
goal. It appears they'
not stand to have Excelli
all teams beat them. *
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Dr. Paul Chenet whiy
cently returned with hiMi
ily (wife and son) by w
the U.S. from five yea
Switzerland dropped
see the boys of the od
gade at Ti Coq's cBlack
boutique Thursday eve
The conversation was i
changed after all these.
Deputy Sheriff O
Moody dropped into,
Wednesday from.Kin


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during through the
)f,the Bible the other
, came to this line,
1old men shall dream
L,and your young men
visions., (Joel II. 28).
-is what the old men
4do; sit around dream-
eams, waiting for the
king back over the
uttered with their mis-
their failures and the
id visions of their
.Their hearts were
t*ith infinite sadness
rment; all their toil
ing, all the pain and
.they had endured,
>only to this day when
LIlbst its savour, this
in hope was gone and
' was left was the bit-
am of what might

er put it this'way,
P1ld pleasures die -
e, and then our fears
d when
re dead, the debt isi
t2 '.

Dust claims dust -
die too.>

eThe silver cor
break .and man go0
long home.,
S. ......
Things have chang
Take me, for insta
pleasures, my hopes, n
will die only on the d
I die, not before. Th
be no period of seni
for me. Death shall
in the plenitude of my
I shall see 'my visio
bright and shjning'fu
til the end.

You see, I am a mi
modern medicine.
At sixty nine years
I am starting two n
eers, one in business
in literature. And I ar
to get married as soc
can save enough money:
some furniture.
Yet, if it wasn't
progress medicine hi
in the last few years
probably be dead .to

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I power. Here's a trac-
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i more of the time
ay other tractor you
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characteristic (lugging
SIt will pull yor
Sthe toughest soil
Walowing or stalling.
)eep on-going where
j.ctors quit.

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By T. J Gant

stead of just starting on the
road to fame and fortune.
You know, I have chronic

and we asthma, a weak heart, and
very low blood pressure. So,
I have to take ephedrine for

d shall my asthma, or I can't sleep.
SBut the ephedrine makes me
tremble and and keeps me
awake. So I ha\t to take nem-
d butal to counteract the ephe-
ed no. drine so I can stop shaking
nce. My
and sleep. But the nembutal
y ea, makes me sleepy and dopey
lay that
ere will when I get up in the morning,
le decay so I have to take benzedrine
S to wake me up so that I can
take me
work. Now the benzedrine
go and the nembutal have a de-
ns of a
tureunpressing effect on my weak
heart, so my doctor has to
give me a shot of some heart
racle of stimulant three times a week.
For my low blood pressure I
Sof age take Cortalex every day. This
w ear- is, you know, prepared from
and one the cortex of the adrenal
m going glands, and it makes me irri-
on as'I table and aggressive. So my
y to buy doctor recommended about
eight ounces of Grant's Whis-
for the ky every evening to soothe
as made and relax me. This calls for-
1 would a daily dose of Methi-shcol to
'w, in- protect my liver. Then, of
-- course, like every one else, I
take a complete set of vita-
S mins for my general well
You would be amazed at
what all this costs. I could
: have been married long ago_
if the money I need to buy fur
niture hadn't gone to buy
But it is worth every cent
that I pay. As I stride vigor-
ously through the streets of
f Port au Prince, radiating
hen!th and energy, feeling and
looking forty years- younger
than I really am, I see people
., looking at me with admire
tion and, sometimes, envy. I
-know they are saying to thtm-
a selves, 'elsn't he wonderful?
ents I hope I will be like that when
I am his age.
new Physically and ment-lly I
td e- never felt better in my life.
Ore Everything would be perfect
were it not for the little men
re- who have been annoying me
rer lately. They are'queer little
sr chaps, about two in-hes high,
e with fair hair and teyes that
d glow like miniature automo-
bile headlights.
They climb up the legs of
;.A. my desk, as 1 sit there in the
evenings reading, and pop
their heads over the edge of
it to stare at me. When I go
* to bed at night a whole row
of them sit on the rail at the

foot, and glare at me until I
go to sleep. When I am asleep
they swarm all over my bed,
running up and down, back
and forth on it all night. It's
a wonder I get any sleep at all.
Of course I know that they
are not real, that is, of course,
real in the way that you and I
are. But they are real in an-
other way, if you know what
I mean, even if they are not.
real, because they are really
there. That should be clear
to anybody.
I decided to see Marcel
about them. I hated to bother
him, as he has !been quite ill
for some time now and his
doctor has forbidden him to
smoke or drink. I know what
a tremendous shock that can
be to a man's nervous system.
But I went.
I found him in his labora-.
tory. He is devoting his spare
time to research now. I don't
know what he is looking for.
I told him about the little
men. He listened with a pe-
culiar expression on lis face.

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His eyes opened wider and
wider as I went on.
Suddenly he interrupted
me, asking (Do they wear red
hats, Tommy, and green shoes
with bells on the toes?.
eHow did you know, Marcel?>
There's three of them on
your shoulder now, and two
more climbing up your armn,
he yelled, Get those things
out of my house.'

Then he grabbed my arm,
and shoved me out through
the back door of his house in-
to the yard, slamming the
door shut behind me.
Perhaps we both need help.
I saw a man at a Round
Table discussion at the Hai-
tian American Institute the
other night. I liked his voice
when I heard him speak. It
was low and gentle. He had a
kind face. I was curious and4
asked who he was. His name
is Dewitt Peters.
I am going to suggest to
Marcedl that we go to she him.

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We Live In A Forest Covered

Mountain In Haiti
(The following short 'ti histoires' concerning the lives of
three American children living in the Pine Forest have been set
down by a young Dutchman, Fred Kubbinga, who works and
lives with the family.)

John, the big explorer and
Recent. pupil of our honga,
would like to have a horse.
With much self-sacrifice he
had saved 20 dollars but
.horses are expensive and a
good horse cost at least 40 to
60 dollars. Many.people came
Sto offer their animals but to
John's desperation supply arid
demand.could not agree on
the price.
Weeks passed by and he
had taken up the heavy track
of savingmore money. At last,
however, a man, who really
needed money badly showed
up and said that $20 cash
would do it. John ran into
the house, staggering over the
threshold and chairs, grasped
his money, gave itto the farm-
er as quickly as possible, took
.his horse and led it behind
the house, afraid that the man
would change his mind.
Well, the horse was baptized
,and seemed to be a

home for luncheon,, the chil-
dren were all excited and ran
out to me, yelling that Mert
was having puppies.
I entered the room and all
three were sitting around the
basket in front of the fire-
place, in which they had put
the expecting mother. The
first puppy was born and
everybody waited eagerly for
the other ones, looking whe-
ther Mert was at ease and giv
ing her encouraging nods.
This is so normal, I mean
the kids sitting there, be-
cause they have seen a mare
having her colt and the same
thing for the goats, cows and
even women in the valley.
As soon as a puppy was
born it was destinated to one
of the family till there were
f i v e healthy- girl-puppies
scrambliTig around, searching
for their Mother. All named
after the Canadian quintu-
What a surprise for supper

nice animal, thbugh'never' a -,it was when we sudd&nTl dis-
Schance for number one on a covered a sixth child and a

horse contest."
F '
The of his pro-
prietdrship, however set in
with a big disaster. John, in
pyjamas, Went out in the yard
to see how Beauty was mak-
ing out aid saw to his terror
that he was gone. He ran back
ith tears like a tropical rain-
kill, put on his clothes and,
rushed off : without a word.
After a few. hours-he came
back, tired and hungry, pull-
ing a.reluctant horse behind
him, which he had found back,
having a 6hat with his first
girl-friend in our valley.
Everybody relieved, the house
hold carried on under nor-
imal blood pressure.
But Beauty is a type and
accustomed himself to the fam
ily like a child. He keeps both
eyes open and has a clear and
firm mind, because in the dry
season, with no water outside,.
he pushes the backdoor open,
gets into the kitchen and finds
his way to the ,waterdrums.
Do you still think, that noth-
Ag is happening up there?

As I told you already, Mert
is our dog and one day I came

boy this time. Finally a name
for tire boy was found al-
though none of the children
was too enthusiastic. He had
spoiled the game.
Anyhow, they were there,
the new members of pur fam-
ily and enjoyed-the.same care
and nursery as a whole zoo,
goats and chicken included.
A few days later Mother and
Daddy went down to town
and so the children helped
clean the house, doing the
cooking, setting and clearing
the table.

Every night, returning
from our work, they had a
surprise for me, candy, a big
cake.or a new game to play.
But all of a sudden, an epi-
demic disease struck the
puppy-basket. Something was
wrong with Mert's milk and
every night a puppy died.
Desperately, the children tried
to cure the Mother and con-
sulted the servants. There
was nothing to do about it
and a week-long we had a sad
funeral, early in the morning,
all of us shivering in the cold
air, with faces that expressed
the little tragedies that can
change everything completely.

And there they lie in our
yard, six little puppies, just
under the tree in which our
chicken sleep in order to keep
themselves from being eaten
by a cat or a mongoose.
Celesti is the man with
two houses, one to live in and
the other one 'especially for
the Saturday. evening bam-
We have a standing invita-
tion and, if we don't feel like
going, all our neighbours
come to find us and only a
very good argument can help
for a refusal.

Arriving at
the orchestra (three drums, a
,banjo and a wooden box with
4 holes and steel plates over
them, that works like a bass)
stand up and play the Haitian
national anthem. This is
namely the sign that the even
ing has been officially open-
ed, but in the second place a
suggestion to me that a round
of 10-cop (1 cent U.S.) clairin
would be very welcome. And
no words are clearer expres-
sion of the wishes, because; if
I hesitate, the anthem in re-
peated. (cNo opening without
a rhythm stimulance.i .

After this it starts and
when I say cit, is real-
ly something. Even cold nor-
thern blood gets warm under
this' strong rhythm, that ex-
pr6sses the heartbeat of these

simple, open and hospitable
men and women.
And the children, you
should see them dance with
the same natural feeling, to-
gether and the two bigger
ones also with the other peo-
ple who handle them like por
celain, but are always asked.
by them to dance quicker or
to do more difficult passes. smart with his
bamboches, because he sells
cigarettes, kolas, clairin, etc.,
although it is no exception
that somebody brings his own
liquor-cellar in the backapoc-
ket of his trousers. And be
sides, a big part of Celesti's
profit disappears in the
throats of our children.

After a while the speed is
increased and all of a sudden
one of the men gives a solo in
front of the fire or Celesti
dances the conga with his fa-

Emee's head starts to fall
to one side and she is talking
on the installment system.
This is the sign to go home.
With Emee on my shoulders,
the two others reluctantly
slugging behind and a few
clairins in my stomack, the
road home is long.
We enjoy this' life and. I
think it is fun to be called a
nickname by that small so-
ciety high in the mountains,
for which we are no foreign-
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'These were just a few..i
life stories of little .im
ance, but they are real'-j
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Throughout Haiti this week,
the people of the villages will
enact the Judas hunt, an an-
cient Holy Week ceremonial
which they have coloured and
absorbed into their own folk-
lore. In effigy, Judas. yill come to visit the
peasants as one of the twelve
apostles and an honoured
guest. But as soon as the
death of Christ is announced
on Good Friday, the symbolic
traitorowill flee, and the hunt
will begin early on Holy Sat-
The Judas figure varies
throughout/the Black Repub-
lic, according to local artistry
and whimsy. In Colonie des
Vacances, a prosperous village
of whitewashed mud and
thatch huts outside Port-au-
Prince's fashionable suburb
of PNtionville, he is usually a
raffish, cotton-stuffed fellow
in sport jacket with a pink
boutonnibre, a big cigar and
harlequin glasses.; in remote
Basse Gujnaudde' (pop. 300)
on the southern peninsula, he
is a rustic with a ragged face
and sisal beaid.

After some elder h.s hid-
den the effigy, village women
and children brandishing
sticks and kitchen knives
search the villages crying,
) Qui bb' .li?~ (where is he
hiding). Then entire popula-
tions, including stiff-jointed
ancients and bare-bottomed
small fry, join in the Ra Ra
processions that snake out in-
to the countryside, laughing
and joking and singing creole
chants to. the accompaniment
of throbbing tambours and
coming vaccines (huge bam-
oo pipes that give off hollow,
resonant notes when blown).
having clubs, machetes and
old -colonial swords, they
'thrash through the rayines
'and canebrakes, and if by
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saires, Oriani or Savane Zombi.
JLLr rrIMJflUU nL Idmi" tii n EIU

During periods of famine those
ing community, dying from the who dared remain oh the spot
Slck of water and impoverished were forced to live on *catiJ&
S soil. Covered with dry mesquite seeds .(Pseudophenix vinifera)
S and catcus, it was a picture of and cut off twigs and branches
i. abject desolation. for charcoal production.
S The. history of the area shows In 1947 the President of the
many ups and downs. Accord. Republic requested'Food Supply,
ing to Moreau de St- Remy, an the predecessor of SCIPA, to
S.ehily French historian, the area study the possibilities of salvag-
was famous during the French ing the region.. .An engineering
colonial period for its vineyard investigation indicated that it
:' ind the abundanA of the food- would be feasible to bring wa-
stuff it used to produce. In his ter from the gorge of the river
Dictionnaire Gepgraphique et to the farming lands in a lined
:: Administratif d'Haiti. published channel. The report was accept
Sin 1890, Rouzier describes the ed and Food Supply-was aqthor-
k place as an agreeable little vil- ized to carry on the work which
S large located on the southeastern was to consist of a small diver-
shore of the Etang Saumatre .. ., sion dam, 2-1/2 kilometers of 10
,where much sisal, latanier and In. diameter concrete pipe and
'plenty of red kidney beans are 6-1/2 kilometers of concrete
cultivated., line canal. The estimated cost
On November 19, 1909, how- of the project was 100,000 dol-,
ever came a devastating flood lars and approximately 1,500
which swept over the whole acres were to be benefited.
'. village and covered it with a Not'only have the farmers of
new layer of alluvial soil. This Fonds Parisien returned to the
S is an account of the flood by Mr.
Chase, then parson of the Gan-' t' : '
thier commune:
From November 11, at 4.00
Sam. to the 12th at 12.00.noon, 230
millimeters of rain fell over Gan-.
S thier and 369 over Fonds Ver.
rettes within 36 hours ,. Never
before had one seen such i de
~" 'luge in tle Plaine du 'C tide
SSac. The rain stopped exacl*ly
.: when the water crashing their
natural barriers broke into the
S plain, at 12.00 noon ,. It was
S no rivers but lakes' invading the
plain, carrying away the top
S: soil, houses, animals and peo-
S pie ... The river called .Passe
Zoranges together with another Not only have the farmers of
ironically named .Rivibre sans the land as evidenced by the i
g Raison- which had not been seen1946
for 50 years rushed with ufibe- .. 4 in 195
lievable strength into the mag- to their lands. Many houses h
S nificent .Habitation' formerly new ones constructed. That
S known as Fonds Parisien which 'by galvanized iron roofs, and,
? is now nothing but formless ag-. has been made to make all dwe
S glomeration of pebbles and clay
under which more, than 50 dead land as evidenced by the in-
p. people lie, victims of the,waters crease of population from 750 in
S in fury.* 1946 to 4,000 in 1952, but they
Angry with a .soil- capable are deeply devoted to their lands.
S of feeding, them, the residents Although the land value has
S gradually migrated .toward the risen from G. 140 per quarter of
Dominican Rep'ubllc through the carreau in 1946 to G. 250 per
'. city of Jimani, or more recently quarter of carreau in 1950, few,
x toward the Forestry Division of if any, transactions of land have
SHADA at Morne des Commis- been executed.

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-By Charles B. Wiggin

Fonds Parisien returned to
increase of population from
but they are deeply devoted
iave been rebuilt, and many
;hed roofs have been replaced
in general, a definite effort
*llings more comfortable.

beans produced locally. The store
was organized after the advent
of the irrigation system, and the
value of its present stock is
3,000 dollars. 2,500 dollars re-
presents his net income. This en
terprise, of course, was not in
existence prior to irrigation. The
articles preferred by his cus-
tomers in order of importance

'V-rr- -m --li

A marked physical improve-
ment is very apparent at Fonds
Parisien. Many houses have
been rebuilt and many new ones
constructed. Thatched roofs have
been replaced in a good many
instances by galvanized iron
roofs, and in general a definite
effort has been made to make
all dwellings more comfortable.
In place of the mud and wattle
construction previous to the "ar-
rival of irrigation; some houses
are now built of masonry.
The main activity at Fonds,
Parisien used to be the manu-
facture of charcoal and its ex-
port to Port-au-Prince. Although
this continues to a minor de-
gree in' the mountainous areas
surrounding the village, much
of the charcoal now transport-
ed to Port au Prince is brought
over in sailboats from Tbali
zeau across Etang SaumAtre.
The former brush land that furn
ished the raw material for char-
coal is now in rice, corn, beans
and vegetable production.

In an interview with a local
storekeeper, Edmond D&ricin
stated that he now is able to
sell rice, chicken corn and red

are: cooking oil, clairin (raw
rum), sugar, salt fish, cod fish,
laundry soap, flour and soft
drinks. The number of custom-
ers is constantly increasing. In
addition to the people of Fonds
Parisien, customers come from
surrounding towns such as Pays
Pourri, Toman, Cadiac, Roche,
Lastic, Nan Ppt de Chambre as
well as labourers who come to
Fonds Parisien for the prepara-
tion of charcoal since the people
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their productive fields
longer occupy themselves
charcoal industry. Peop
the villages bordering.
Saumatre tangg is lake
in fresh fish for sale a
other articles at the store
are his new customers ax
come usually on Tuesda
was asked what was tie

for the influx of.outsidel
that he mentioned. In hi:
ion the necessity for imp
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AY, APRIL 12th

SBy Charles B. Wiggin

htinued from Page 8)
.was brought about by the
Mbh development, the gen-
kriculture improvement of
Bei and principally the
tices received for the
brown at Fonds Parisien.
Wtmore, the local inhabi-
6et enough profit from
fture that they can aban-
iarcoal production as a
'o'f livelihood.
en he first opened his bu-
t in Fonds Parisien, he
biscuits for local consump
*wever, the volume of
his store increased to
nt where he was requir-
,cut down on his bakery
iess. He now bakes only
h/ior which he uses eight
Si'bags of flour peri week.

food because his land although
small is presently able to yield
enough food for family consump-
tion through the use of irriga-
tion and improved agricultural
Formerly tin 1947-19-8) only
at the beginning of the year peo
pie ordered clothes. At thit
time six suits for adults and 50
pairs of pants was his produc-
tion foc the year. After 1948 he
has been sewing an average of
5 pairs of pants a day and re-
ceiving orders for two suits
Before the project the cost
was Gdes. 7 to 8 for a suit, now
a client can 'afford to pay Gdes.
20. Furthermore the majority
of the residents can afford to
wear better clothes which was

sells two or three bags formerly the privilege of only a
am customers for the few. Children are now dressed
.tiori of biscuits in their as well as the adults.
The storekeeper has In order to keep up with the
ble to establish himself increased demand for his servi-

farmer in addition to oper-
k'a store and now owns 8
.he plants plantains, red
:,and sweet potatoes. Two
l6four children attend the
;Montes Lazier, a tailor at
.,Parisien, reports that his
ing work was only a side
i the beginning of the ir-
onu development of the
:-Now tailoring is his ma-
terprise. He finds that he
.othave to spend all that
aes in tailoring to buy

ces he sold his old dilapidated
sewing machine in 1949 and
bought a new one.
Mr. Vaiice Meristel, a farmer
at Fonds Parisien, has worked
hard since the irrigation arriv-
ed.' From the position of hired
labourer he has risen to the own-
ership of 2/3 carreau of land
within the irrigated area. He
grows beans and plantains and
breeds and raises livestock. Of
his 9 children five attend the
local school of Fonds Parisien.
In the past he could not afford


to send any children to school.
The Head of the Rural Police
in the area states *Thanks to
God, our situation has improv-
ed at Fonds Parisien since the
arrival of irrigation water., As
the reason for the increased
number of animals he-cites the
fact that the people have more
cash on hand and are unable to
buy land, and therefore buy ani-
mals instead. Moreover, the
drainage of the swampy regions
which was part of the work per-
formed by SCIPA encourages
animal breeding in the area. In
the past animals kept in the
swamps developed foot rot and
The main diversion of the poo-
pie of Fonds Parisien is the Sat-
urday night dance. From Janu-
ary to May, during the Mardi-
Gras. season, there is a dance
every week.
Each Friday is the local mar-
ket day. People from the sur-
rounding countryside bring their
produce for sale and spend the
day in friendly haggling over pri-
ces for their articles. In addi-
tion there are 7 plantain pur-

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grazed and fattened on the rice
stalks following each harvest.
Sweet potatoes, rice, vegetables.
corn, grass and chicken corn ro-
tate with the red bean crop. A
new variety of chicken corn has
been introduced and developed
by SCIPA. This variety is call-
ed Egyptian Shallu and matures
in three months with twice the
yield in comparison with the
six month period required by the
native variety. This enables the
farmers at Fonds Parisien to
grow two crops with double the
harvest in each where only one
crop grew before. The sources of
revenue classified in order of im
portance are :

age 9

1) plantain, 2) rice, 3) beans
and corn, 4) chicken corn.
Fonds Parisien is now a veri-
table oasis in a desert with heal-
thy happy people, their well-
fed children playing along the
irrigation canals and splashing
in the water in the shade of ban-
ana and mango trees. In four
years' time a discouraged seg-
ment of the Haitian population
through help from the Techni-
cal Cooperation Programme has
changed attitude to one of hope-
ful expectation of a better way
of living in the future. SCIPA
has demonstrated at Fonds Pa4
risien what 'Point Four in Ac-.
tion. implies.

C\l Le- neilleur des pneus g6antsl

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avantages inesperds sans d6-
pense supplementairel
S Une march stable et douce, .
S moins de risques de d&rapage
.-.. une carcasse extra-rlsistante
S d'une tenue in-gal6e .. en
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a Eley6 au prix le plus bas.

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pneus Good-
year que sur
pneus de toute
autre marque.

3.-Miler "All Weather" possede la fameuse
de de roulement "All Weather" de renom-
mondiale qui assure une' resistance au
page et une traction exceptionnelles sur
I les sols.
2-51-14 F

Mr. Varice Meristel, a farmer9
at Fonds Parisien, has work-I
ed' hard since the irrigation
arrived. From the position of9
hired labourer, he has tisen to9
the ownership of 2/3 carreau9
of land.within the irrigated,
areas. Five of his nine chil-
dren now attend the local
school at Fonds Parisien.

chasing stations opened on that
day. These enjoy a lively busi-9
ness-owing to the large plant-I
ings of bananas now growing in9
the irrigated area.
From a desolated, despondent,
arid area, Fonds Parisien has
now developed into 49- fertile
irrigated hectares, 376 of which
are in rice. Plantains and red
beans in season occupy the re-
maining nectares. Animais arel


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chance they first come upon
a neighboring band's Judas,
so much the better -. they
whack it up with glee. By
noon Haiti is strewn with dis-

membered dummies, bleeding
sawdust and rags.

This year the rumour went
around that 'the 'authorities
and more sophisticated island I
ers were embarrassed by the
primitive revelry of the Ra Ra '
bands, and would attempt to E
ban them from the capital.
Rut in Port au Prince, police
said 'they had no'orders to
stop the merry processions,
and even priests admitted
that they saw no harm in the I
Judas hunt. We t ake a neu-
tral view, neither encourag-
ing nor discouraging it, ex-
,plained one. people's need for release.,
The people of other Catholic
countries also mete out stern
justice to Judas at the end of
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nury tto i-. In Spain and Por-
tngal. and in several Lotin Ame- CHATELET DES'FLE1JRS
rican countries, the peasants in Cooi0 enSDoff'
burn Judas in effigy. Mexicans
blow him to bits with firecrack- For Lunches and Dinners of Distinction
ers. Almost 5,000 feet; almost a mile
S- above sea-level
A southerner has kept the Yet only 15 pleasant miles, 35 leisurely
same pipe and the sa'e wife minutes from the heart of the Capital
for 60 years. We could un- "
derstand either, but not both Unexce American -French German- Haia
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S Jamaican L.
Vinton Burns
will return to
his Jeep this
weekend after
f o u r weeks
commuting to
the U.N. office
* in an auto bear

an official plate. Vinton
been carrying two jobs :
iwn full time work as For
Advisor and another
q.than full time job as Re-
int Representative of the
ted Nations Technical As-
aice Board. With the de-
iire of M. Raoul Aglion,
:'Burns was acting for
Aglion who is expected
i from New York this
Looking only a little
d, the tree-man has man-
ddto keep his head well
)ve the papers on his desk,

trying to get his many-
activities in order before the
leaves for Rome late in kpril.

ge Rublees. Mr. Rublee a retir_ and the statistical sampling of


Last Sunday (the traditio- c
nal day of rest) was a typical t
Sunday in Vinton's life. He f
was up at. 5.30 to mept the S
SS Panama bringing the fa- 9
mous Roving Editor of Rea-
ders Digest, J. P: McEvoy and i
his wife Peggy; out to break-
fast beside the Pool at Cas-
cade Yo. At 8.30 Te Deum at
the Cathedral and then to the
office for a talk with McEvcy
on the U. N. work here. Later
a quick tour of Port-au-Prin-
ce to show Mac some of the
wonderful improvement like

City Magloire, Sta
gloire etc. Everybo
the ship at eleven
off to a Reception a
ce Apostolique. N(
our hero at the air
his wife and Moth
Anne Kennedy, ii
Anne's old friends

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he ball. Three leaflets and
our hours later Mr. Rublee
tumbles off to Ibo LI61 for a
rood night's sleep. But not so
MLr. B. who was just setti-
ng down to a light piece of
reading entitled cNatural
Principles of Land Use and
the Evology of Plants. Good
the Evology of Plants.

Haitian Studies Census
Methods In U.S.

idium Ma-' LFrom our Washington
dy back on Reporter)
and then Jean P. D. Plaisir of Rue,
at the Non- Michel Oreste 25, Port aun
ext we see Prince, who recently complet-
port to aid ed a 12-month study of agri-
ier in law, cultural statistics and census
n greeting techniques in the United(
the Geor- States, hopes to apply his
knowledge in the development
dow of census methods in Haiti
which took its first census in
Plaisir who was tabulating
machine supervisor at the Bu-
reau of Recensement in Port-
au-Prince before coming, to
the United' States in March
1952, believes that Haiti
should conduct an agricultur-
al census as soon as possible.
S This should be done be-
fore we develop our irrigation
system further*, he amplified.
eWe should know the number
^ of people working in agricul-
ture, what they .grow. the size
of their crops and their equip-
ment before we attemlit to
work out an irrigation sys-
E tem.
Plaisir has studied statis-
tical methods,' international
census problems, census tech-
N niques, demographic statis-
tics, economic censuses and
census administration.
o.Ph.27 He has worked out practical
s) Ltd. problems such as the organi-
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to use maps to show the geo-
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crops and has attended lec-
tures by outstanding statisti-
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Plaisir took most of his
training in Washington at the
Inter-American Statistical In-
stitute of the Pan American
Union and at the United
States Bureau of Agriculcure

Economics and th- Censius
Bureau. He also spent two
months at the University of
Wisconsin at Madison, Ws-

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course was a trip to Endicott,
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I Ideas, The Arts and The Theater

Gounod's ((Faust) Is Performed

Here For The First Time
by Max Wilson the public witnessed with as-
'.,tonishment a performance
: I won't say that the French which is not likely to be for-
6.,iOperatic Company's aFaustb gotten in the history of great
C..sung Tuesday, March 31, was musical and show performan-
: the big success of the season ces in this country.
'that it should have been. How Evidently, between t h e
Sever it was not altogether a Faust> that they have offer-
diAappointment. The Com- ed us and the one of the Paris
i, pamy's efforts have never Opera or the London Royal
'been so well received, in the Theatre, there is an ocean of
:midst of handicaps which differences that will not be
l'!aven't made their work any insisted on here. But, for our
easier. But it so happens local context, the presentation
iiGat Gounod's. grand opera of this great work has been
i'i~emas to be rather fairly well beyond any expectation. It is
l>known by, our audience and to be regretted again'that the

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Company has not found it
possible to rehearse that ope-
ra at greater length. The cho-
ruses, usually a good support
ing cast, were below their or-
dinary standard, save for
brilliant Jean-Marie Durand
whose voice was well comment

Quartet. His arias -.THE
GOLDEN CALF* and the
SERENADE will be best re-
membered'for all their wit
and musicianship.
Although (FAUST, could
bave been better, it was a
truly beautiful evening.

A scene from Tosca atthe Rex theater. Act V, Scarpia, the
death scene, played 'by the.French Operatic Company.

ed on by many a music-lover
in the audience. As for the
girls of Madame Mahy's
school, they .could not have
been more. gracious, especial-
ly in that ballet-miniature of
the 5th Act which they danc-
ed with star ballerina MI-
brilliant rendition of the Mir
ror Variations and the dance
of Phryne.
. Tenor Testai seems to
have been at his best, espe-
cially in the aria 'cSALUT
PURE., Mile Margerie, as
Marguerite, revealed one of
the best voices of the Com-
pany. Her jewels Aria would
be applauded anywhere in
the world's great opera hous-
es. M. Thiraclie ' TINA was remarkable in the
also in VALENTIN'S
DEATHd which actually re-
deemed the scene for all its
power and vraisemblance.
Was it not for M. Thirache,
the beauty ol this passage
would have been nought for
the choruses failed in provid-
ing him with the necessary

But the true great voice of
the evening was again that :f
powerful baritone Pierre Mor
.lier in a Mephistopheles, re-
calling the one sung by such
famous voices as Feodor
Chaliapine's a nd Marcel
JTournet's. Mile Murano as
Dame Marthe succeeded in
avoiding dissonances and sing
ing that difficult Garden



Chatelet des Fleurs,
April 7, 1953.

Dear Bernard :

Charming Chatelet des
Fleurs (excuse the plug, but
we earned it) in cool Kenscoff,
with the active cooperation of
Colonel Edward Roy, Com-
mandant of the Haitian Air
Force, -released some subli-
mated -silver iodide on our
grounds last Sunday evening
about 6.30 p.m.

Later in the evening we
ceived a brisk rain total9
3 1/2 millimeters, We ia
acquainted with the consid
able distribution of th
throughout the area at?|
same time.

The occurrence of the ra
coincidental with the rele
of our silver iodide may ha
been due to chance, but di
to the bisk nature of the raj
which was not at all compa
able to the drizzles fromcoli
fronts here, nor the vio]emi
from cumulus-cloud precipit
tion, we think that the silvo
iodide, which has tremendot
capacity for wide dispersio1
may have been the cause. Ti
drought conditions previqo
to the rain and subsequent]
are also supporting factors.

We wish to express appr!
ciation to Pan America
World Airways, also, who Pc
operated in getting the silvE
iodide from .New York to ~
here so expeditiously.
Atherton Lee..,
P.S. We have locked up'q
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..the Cathedral on the
Mile Lucienne Des-, e
will be joined in holy (
~Uipk with Antoine Dieu-
ih 'of Strasbourg. The I
dsome couple .will make (
44 .home in .Turgeau.

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Off on a voyage of discov-
ery today flies Serge Latidun
,f PAA. Serge after, discov-
ering New York will fly to
Lisbon the home of great dis-
coverers. From there along
with Bill Files of Pan. Ameri-
can he will hire a' cai and
drive through Spain tothe
Straits of Gibraltar. Crossing
by Perry to Tangiers by car
11 .1 ii -


Wednesday our Gerant Res
ponsable Rony Chenet Jr. ob-
served his 'birthday anniver-
sary with une fete de famille.
Mr. Edouard Khawly re-
turned from Miami Wednes-

Andre St. Lot of the Inter-
-nal Revenue Office arrived
back from abroad Friday.
Frantz' Gabriel is flying to
New -York today to see his
sick sister.
Wednesday Leonce; Therese
and Pierre Borno returned
from abroad.
Well known sportsman Jos
celyn. McCalla and family re-
turned from their Kingston
visit last Sunday.

oyswho nas done ex- they wil then motor down to .
r n ns ce e- ey w en m r on to Back from the U.S. and getber aredoing fine. .:.
gly well abroad if every French Morocco. On the. trip o are Mr ad Ms. E s 0 .e1 Q .-: .
Mexico are Mr. and Mrs. Elias :0. ':0- 1 .
in the Medical profes- back they will spend a little a M E' r
Baboun and Loleta. Father Nantin, vicar' of On the 4th -of April.',thea:.,
iniid-your name means time on the glorious Island of ater ann, vicar -,-.
hid your name means time on the glorious Island Joe Talamas arrived back Sacre Coeur, Henniiger ad stork inge its way it the
giApparently it does, Majorca which basks in the Joek S e C
Doctor is Vce Mediterranen. Not to thrill from the States on the 4th. Gosse, vicars of St. Martial George Antoine Mourra hup-
he Doctor is Vice4 Mediterranean. Not toothrill-bab
ort Alexander ed with the idea is Anne Ma- Archeologist Kurt Fisher College and Le Gall, teacher hold anddeee bay
ofthe Alexander ed with the idea is AnneMa-ee
'., and 'wife are bound for the at the Notre Dame Apostolic Ma is. the former: Georgette"
spital in Detroit and rie Olivier of Scipa .'.. Serge's Dame Apostolic
-own specialist. Dr. fiancee. Islands tomorrow. School, went to France on Kaharra
46zibWji.specialiWt. Dr. fiancee.
i who is the brother ofeave ths
Mirc Nahoum is ac- -:0:- Turgeau tennis club elect- :0: Dr. George ..Hudkic jr S,:. . hT wife and Ti Roro Crepsac's home in ed its officers Tuesday even-4. The scholars of.the Law born on the 22ndofkMahi
-- "' ~PetionviUle was the scene of a ing. Mr. Gustave Gilg was Faculty will hold a reception. hittihg the', sa le seeda
"':'0- -evening. Ti Roro i heading Edmond Phipps was elected Liautaud appointed Secretary. .- .
Van Ligneau the up for more education in Paris treasurer. of State of Foreign Affairs Mr. and Mrs. Jacquei* Ver-
,ng Professo .of de at the end of this month., -:0 and National Education, thi are enlarging their house-
ill walk down the aisle -:0:- Detective Joseph, Salomon coming week. .. for Ju..ior who wa. orn
'-Sa( e Coeur in Pur- At Cabane Choucoune last took unto himself a wife -:0: ,; :Sautday moqriig a.ique"
ext Saturday evening evening Mile Maggy Decatrel March 20th. Detective Salo- 'Mle Martha Depestre tied Bourand .; i
'Melt -ermatimon kno """ a the0 former"D'-
d;the matrimonial knot .and friends gave Miss Phillis mon andthe former Denise holy knots of matrimony
Iovey Maryse Sassine., Calvert a farewell bam- Olivier were married in St. with Mr. Raymond Byron in Senor Victor, Rafael.Ehi.
ai ,will be Elouard boche., The young visitor is Paul's Church, Monseigneur St. Therese church in New que Bernrd AybarJbir.
and Matron of Honour returning to Jamaica this Beauge Square. York last March 27t Bes some. darkheaded..1ue-ye
ides shiter Odette Sas- morning after a two-week a- -0 man was Dr.'Francois Conte. son of Mr ,and .Mrs,. vctol.
.cation here. Karl Siegel who' is recover- Aybar, is doing fine. He Was ,
--:'0:- ..-:0- ing front shock, (someone -:0o-- delivered at th clinic Bourand
gbobund'iiext Sunday Back on the local'scene are pushed the back of his Renault Back on home soil is Victor Saturday mbrn M""ak
SS Airways are Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Ti Maurice Sau- in) is celebrating his fete at Lamothe who spehttw.o years formerly Mou ssah' d dral, is-
itisehiusof the Mont rel. The Saurels returned 10 a.m. today at home in Pa- and a half specializing in edu the picture of lielth after .a
a iiendaugh last week from spending six cot. cation i Chile. 'diffilt time Papa
,..-a .Ha edughlas weekenng.i' searching for,.a fine bra.
t .ie d Mlle Frangoise months in Washington. Ti -:0- -o:- b
s: Mlle'Silvera, daugh- Maurice was on a scholarship Mile Julia Salnave, daugh- Friends are seriously wor- cgar The Beachc "
M' s. Frank Magloire and speaking for the family ter of well known speaker ried over the health of Leon is patiently.waitingithr .1.i
aged to Harold Busse- said: Missed the sun. It ap- Theophile Salnave, promised Dejean; the Haitian Ambas- tributon., *-',
pears that even thdir central to honour and obey Mr. Roger sador to the Dominican Rp- --0.--
,ubih.Hees owIn4i.c A -l',l-0
-- -0:- heating in their Washington Landrin, son of Mr. and Mrs. public. He is now in .Aile .A little bamb9n ce to,
4 Roger Chancy is home apartment didn't make up for Elie Landrin, 'in St Peter Frangais. place in the, 'iax Ed ia
h-ealth trip to he it, although the people down- Church in Petionville this :0:- resideie last wek tb cele
'tweek r MIle Anne-Marie Piquion brate hebthebi : off harri,
stairs complained, the heat past week. ., Mile Anne-Marie Piquion brate. th ., ,a
'from te laurel's apartment will walk down the aisle of Marie--Geia. ,
... from the aurel's apartment -*:0.- i '
was roasting them alive. The most crayonnants cou- Sacre Coeur Church of Tir- -0:
: 0pie in the capital Friday even geau and promise to honour Lieutenant :andt MrsP..4w;
Mrs. Eric Tippenhauer, ing were certainly Mr. and and obey Mr. Andre Innocent Laraque heralded the arrival
Wife of local business tycoon Mrs. Marcel Gentil. It was Saturday, May 2nd. Matron of of a 7-poni .'baby, boy., la!
S Eric Tippenhauer celebrates their silver wedding anniver- honour will be. Madame Paul Sunday. .' -, :
I her birthday today. sary. Friends packing silver E. Magloire. Bestman will be 0:
'P mMr. Annacius Innocent.. The stork paid its first,viaS :
-.0:s to the home of Antoine Al':
In town at the' El Rancho fred Wednerday at.5 p.m. axi
S uthis week is VicePfresident delivered a bo..'.
John D. 'Frost of Brownell: another th: formeBrBnt.lettW
F mou Ms^ since Tours. Mr. Frost's local re- Giordany, and son Alix are
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presents dropped around to
the Gentils with congratula-
tions and stayed on late into
the night enjoying a sump-
tuous buffet and numerous
toasts. <,Una verdadera fies-
ta para conmemorar sus 25
anos,) of wedlock.
Mile Carmen Augustin and
Mr. Emmanuel Guillaume
were joined in matrimony yes
terday evening in the parish
church of St. Marc.
Cook Willy Kaniphuys who
received 17 fractures in a
jeep accident on the construc-
tion of the Fort-Liberte road,
is now in Curacao recovering.
The doctors here did a won-
rdrful bh nf inning him t.n-

Saturday evening 4th was
the fete of Madame Louis

Mile Lise Beaulieu married
Mr. Victor Megie Tuesday,
April 7th in St. Anne church.
A reception was held in the
Georges Beaulieu residence
before the ceremony.

The stork made its inaugu-.
ral flight to the home of Jean
and Marie-Therese Vital last,
Saturday and delivered a fine
-baby girl by the name of Do-
minique. The prominent Jac ',
melian, mother aqd daughter,

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ale des Arts d aiti A Treasure
I iOiiise For incriminating Tourists

Continued from Page 1) they found -THAT out) so
.. they bring it to Port au Prince
-:.8aAle'?WD-Such a remark pleases in a truck and dump it in big
r;oprietor.Lorraine Dorawho drums of. water. Then the
:.has o0ng used the Bureau of soggy mass is put into gunny
-.Ethnology collection as her sacks and hung up foy two or
iji.spiration' and tries to re- thiee days so that the' water
py.*oduce the Haitian artifacts can drainrout. After that the
t'li .a'faithful eye to detail. moist! clay is put in a big
Slbe .and'her partner, Spanish plaster bowl to dry until ready
Sn'tbtA igel 'hetlo, not'only for use. The antique-fiiish
i' aw .on.the histric .and vou bowl that we examined was
.doidie articles 1o4f Haiti 'but al-. shaped on the potters. wheel
6,i'wuse the most haible items and penulied with a -knife
-~i. i the eashnt. household-for, while-the- clay waYs still wet
; ".he'.'creation for something Its rough texture 'lines were
k'-bth distinctive and beauti- left deliberately to add to the
fl effect. Three clay legs were
...G Ga.melles, (peasant washing put, on- -tby-hand, before the
tro~iughs) are waxed, painted bowl went .into the wood-
; or yrv ed. and set up on .tiny burning -oven, for firing, a
ieee. They have proven very prd8ess that took 12 hours.
A.,gp have the .wrought- Ten .t.,was. given its patina
i n. voodoo crosse with .the .by,'a secret process-that in-.
:,'TLd 'ctht 'gives> and,. the end of elbow-grease.
.j w vdi loooo .bbWls. called Ma- Result .,. -an extreinely at-
.; nsa 'Bo th e articles in. tractive gift item (.priced-$10O)
ca c oae d oodand' in ceramics that would grace anyone's- liv,
'fbhat-m~tles .them .. .
hve ish that makesthem ing quarters. whether a for-
0k lik e true museum pieces ma salin or bohemian studio.'
:?.i.undrea nd perhaps a. thou- :.'AS -we 'returned to the shop
an na : more yare s ld."- aft our::tbur 'of th'e pot-
.. 'ewod~ di s- aged in aspe- tery rain told us- she
pal prhbess an. the *erainics Hait
Cial p es- and .. ranics first came'to Haiti.five years
.~ -,P rhtht .a .fo'.< a six-mohth rest.
sh' th4-. inakd It ;"ge
fiiesht" nmake it ,nes, Then she .-ent tot Argentina
Iy ary~d.'; 'tick- bowl and for .twoyears : and travelled
-tweig-i it swHethi tis eiengively though South
..' nlque metal, ;b'onze,' -,';obd.- Ateica :anid 'Europe. But
or- stole, 'Weha-e-e.ever seen
tof, e ha eer se she looked for a -spot to
otfr 'ceifrmcs'. fished seftle down n-aid paint,- she
L '. '~-;,. L. 1 Q `"r.r"'V
i-ith sam:. Lorraine i cAme back to Haiti. and open-
':says :.he re- ed up her little shp. as a stu-
suit o d nexperihentation 6 dio ,for. herself and other
Sapt rrN:: .t... he. i .eher painters (hot primitives-since
:i '..inveni~op ess' ~ thd 'Centre d'Art was doing so
We. i;i ver:befperelooked excellehtly in:deve!6ping thesee
in to. .te 'tfiale :this pr phases of Haitian culture).
'i ,ritive Atz" so.weihappil weibat
South' ihto 'th.. :batkedouit to Ceramics had alwsa,' intri-
loIk at the' ef. acera- gued her so she employed a
mics industry. The .best, lay ..graduate .of the Govern-
r' the purpose comes from meht't. ceramics training cen-
.: Linche (heavens knows hbw ter, a young Haitian by the
--.' name of Manuel Genty, built
Sa wood-burning kiln and set
.The delicious Chocolate
Lazaihe de to work turning out art pieces
SS00A ~ stressing the folklore motif.
Springs relief .oveigbL So One day she got out some
'-: ta textile paints that she brought
..' BROOR AjtX from Argentina and 'xperi-
"' to-nig t -iiA orrw mented with using voodoo
youa.ll ,be., right; 'and folklore designs ;o paint

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on skirts. She gave two away
as Christmasgifts and soon
was getting orders from the
recipients' friends... as many
as she could handle and more.
'With the skirts came dress-
making and Lorraine experi-
mented more using-local fab-
rics and found the locally
made Siam could be dyed in
lovely colours. Its uneven
texture made it look like
heavy shangtung, and it made
up beautifully in bias-cut pea
sant blouses and full tiered
.Lorraine uses -the durable'
Indian Head for a great many
of her handpainted scarf
skirts -and tunic dresses that
now are her'specialties. Her
eye- for colour and original-
ity of design make hpr dress-
es outstanding in any resort
-gathering. They serve double-
duty for evening and day

' -ear .. they can 'be <(dress-
ed up or dressed down. And
the prices are within a range
that even the most budget-
conscious buyer can afford.
Also on display are the-love
ly 'wool jersey .stole scarves
, that Shealagh Buris -has de-
signed with voodoo veuves
Semibroidered in beads.

Lorraine has reproduced a
voodoo altarfor the display
of artifacts from the folk re-
ligion: Many of the first-folk
lore pieces 'in carved wood
were turned put by Odilon
Duperrier, a young Haitian
-sculptor from the Centre d'Art
Swho worked with Botello as
apprentice for six months.
Now eight young sculptor ap-
ptentices are working in the
studio of the Spanish artist
making handhewn bowls out
of mahogany, -handcarved
tambours and picture frames,
heads, figures and masks.
They are given'- full rein to
use their own imaginations
and have turned out many
highly original pieces.
Botello himself'finds Haiti
a constant inspiration and
goes back to African sculp-
ture and African artifacts for
much of his designs. Hip
masks look most authentic.
We were greatly impressed
by. his scratch drawings
which look like anything but

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that has been given seen Sunday, April -l2th
layers of colour with last P'm. M .
coat being flat black. The pic LE ROYAUME
ture is made by intricate cut- MARN
ting process which, in Mr. (5th and 6th episode
Bottello's -case, is particularly A COWBOY FILn
effective for his stylized voo- At 6 and 8.30, iA
doo scenes -- the dull black RUE DES SAUSS1
figures against a- background Monday, April,; It'
ranging from 'bronze to 8.15 Pm.
flashes of orange. VIAJERA.
He also has on display col- Tuesday, April 14th at'8
ourful oils, some 'abstract, a 8.15 Pmn,
few quite academic. Bt all RUE DES SAUSA
showing the talent which, has Wednesday, April 15i
made him renowned through- .and 8.15' pnm.1.
out the West Indies. CYRANO DE,: ERG
Motie Producer David Selz Thursd, April6t
Thursday, April 16t
nick and ex-U. S. Treasurer 81' p.- t
-". '8.15 p.m; '.a
Henry Morgenthai are among VIAJ'ERA
the distinguished visitors who .
have bought not ohly one but Frida April 17th
a number of his paintings. 8.15p.m
O. .85p.m.
Kathleen Winsor, Mrs. Mor- RUE DES SAUSSI
genthau, Jennifer Jones, and '
the wife of the famous New Saturday, April 18th,'4'-i
York columnist Robert Roark 8.15 p.m. -
alsd were enthusiastic clients LE- ROYAUME S-
of the shop which has tried MARINt14
and succeeded in presenting (7th and 8th episode
objects d'art and articles of A COWBOY.Fi
Haitian folklore in an atmos- S A l
here of dignity and good Sunday, April 19th a.i
taste. p.m. ,
Watchman Arrested (7th and N
(7th and 8th episode4;.i
Following Iquest 'nto ACOQWBQ FI
Essential OilrPlant Fire, At 6 8.0 p
' fThe wiathman',iat the De- LA DYNASTIED
joie essential'oil'plant at Tor- FORSYTESB'.J
beck Roland Orelien' .
has been arrested following, A
an inquest into the fire.
which destroyed some hun-
dreds dofthousands of dollars
worth of equipment ind threw. WILL OPE l
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ntmore exhilarating than New
4Xork in Springtime. Best and most
economical way you can see all
'he sights is to take a Pan Am
olibliday. Ranging from $19.50
.,,;(U.S.)'lus air-fare for three plea-
It sure-packed days to $81.50 for
fautteen days at your choice of
hfor famous hotels, these all-
expense fours are the biggest
Vil bargain ever offered. You
'et sightseeing trips, theatre
tickets, a visit to a nightclub and
y otherefeatures for less than
the normal.cost of accommoda-
ons alone.

Wi three'separate Clipper" serv-
Fices, PAA-flies to more European
cities than any other U.S. airline.
Choose either the super luxury
Ef"The President Special," the
roomy, comfortable "President"
orthe popular, economical "Rain-
ow" Tourist -Service. Take ad-
Svantage of stopover privileges al-
owing you to see many cities for
e price of oie.

aily flights by Convair-type Clipper*
t Kihgston and Montego Bay.

y can fly PAA oil the way to New York
ia San Jupa, or fly to Miami where other
oior airdne provide convenient connec-
5 to every U.S. city.

For resercotions
eee your Troael Agent or

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ie contacted at 18
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Olephone: 2440

cadet at the Military Academy
from 1931 to 1933 and serv-
ed as a First Lieutenant un-
til 1937 when he became a
teacher of Social Sciences and
French Literature at the Port
au Prince College and Ecole
Franck Devieux.
In 1943 he became the first
head of the new adult educa-
tion programme a post he
held for three years until he
became Chef de Cabinet of
the President. In '1948 he was
appointed Haitian Consul
General in New York. From
1950 until his recent appoint-
ment, he delved into the field
of commerce: Last month he
represented Haiti at the Cara
cas Inter-American Economic
He is an accomplished jour
nalist and playwright. Two
of his dramas were pre-
sented at the Rex Theatre. He
speaks English well and is
known'as a very conscienti-
ous worker. He is married
with three sons. When Your
Reporter interviewed him Fri
day afternoon he was tensely
awaiting news' about a new
addition to the family.

'The new Minister of For-
eign Affairs and National
Education was born in Port
au Prince, December 8, 1906.
He studied at the College St,
Martial from 1914 to 1920 and
then continued his studies in
Paris at the College Stanislas
from 1921 to 1924 receiv-
ing Latin, Sciences
and Mathematics. The follow
ing year he attended the Ly-
cee Janson de Sailly in Pari3
taking advanced Mathema-
tics. In 1925 he returned
home to go to Law School, gra:-
duating as class laureate and
winner of the Prix de l'Al-
liance Francaise in 1928,
when he became a member of-
the Port au Prince bar.
From 1933 to 1946, he was
a member of the Law School
Faculty and served as Dein
for the last five years of that
period. He took the post
again in 1951 and still held it
when the President called
him to the head of the De-
partment of Foreign Affairs.
He holds the rank'of Offi-
cier in the National Order 6f
Honor and Merit and also was
decorated as Officier de I'Aca-

d6mie by the Minister of Na-
tional Educatiotl of France.
His book on Criminal Law
was published in Port au
Prince in 1936. Youthful,
handsome Minister Liautaud
is known throughout the Re-
public for his active public

SThe new Minister of Com-
merce and Agriculture is also
a Port au Princian, born on
December 19, 1906. He stu-
died at the College St. Martial
where he majored in Philoso-
phy and went on to receive
his Law Degree in 1928. From
1925-26 he worked in the Ac-
counting Department of the
National Bank and from 1926
to 1941 served as Chef de De-
pot and Assistant General Sec
retary in the National Pub-
lic Hygiene Service.
In 1940 he attended the In-
ter-American Conference of
the Caribbean as Secretary of
the Haitian Delegation. And
from 1941 to 1946 he became
Private Secretary to the Pre-
sident of the Republic with
the rank of Under Secretary
of State. During that period
he went to Chapultepec where
he served as Technival Advi-
ser to the Haitian Delegation
at that vital Inter-American
In 1946 he went into busi-
ness and became well known
not only as an Industriel et
Comnmergant but also as a
journalist, dramatist and pub
licist. Minister Heurtelou
speaks English perfectly and
has many close friends among
the members of the Foreign
The new Under-Secretary,
of Agriculture is the youngest
member of the new Cabinet
group. He was born in Mar-
melade in the Department of
the North and in 1933 gradu-
ated from Damien as an agro
nomist. From 1936 to 1939
he served as farm agent be-
fore becoming Assistant to
the Horticulture Section.
From 1939 to 1947 he was
Supervisor at the Damien
Farm taking a year's leava
to study rural economy in
Puerto Rico and later going to
the United States to add his
knowledge in that field.
On his return to Haiti, he

Personality Of The Week
(Continued fr om Page 1)

was appointed Director of the
Service of Agricultural Tech-
niques and Director of the
Agricultural High School of
Haiti. In February of '52 he
became Assistant Director of
the Farm Extension Service
and later that same year was
,promoted to Director Gen-
In 1940 he married the for-
mer Mlle. Talleyrand. Friends
know him as a man who loves
his work and spares no ener-
gy in carrying it out with
competence and efficiency.

The new Secretary If Pub-
lic Works was born in Port
au Prince, August 27, 1884,
and studied at Lycee Petion
and the School of Applied
Sciences. He was appointed
Government Engineer in 1907
and topographer at Hasco
in 1917. Since that time he
has filled many posts in the
Department of Public Works
serving successively as Direc
tor of the Irrigation Control
Office of the Cul de Sac Plain,
Inspector of Roads in the De-
partment of the West; Direc-
tor of the Saint-Marc Sub-
District; Assistant Director
of the Public Works Work-
shops; Engineer of the Topo-
graphy Office of Gonaives;
Assistant Director of the,
Public Building Service; En-
gineer of the Jacmel District;
Director of Etudes et Lev6es;
Director of the Irrigation Ser
vice; Director of Workshops,
Warehouses and Transport;.
Director of the.Administra-
tion Service.
Here is a man who is emi-
nently 'fitted for his post as
Secretary of State of the De-
partment in which he has
spent a lifetime career.
The new Secretary of State
of the Interior, Justice and
National Defense was born
in St. Marc, April 14, 1901.
He studied at Lycee' Petion
and got his Law Degree in
1923 when he entered the Bar
at St. Marc where he served
as President of the Bar Asso-
ciation from 1937 to 1941. He
was re-elected to the same
post in 1951 and still holds it
4 From 1922 to 1925 Minister
Jumelle was a professor at
Lycee Pe'tion and the College
Louverture. From 1946 to
1948 he taught Civil Law and
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in Port au Prince. From 1948
to 1950 he served as Counsel
for the Department of Jus-
tice, after which he was elect-
ed Senator from the Artibon-
The congenial Minister is a
member of the Cercle L'Ami-
cale and the American So-
ciety of International Law.
(The Haiti Sun> will print
short biographies of other
Cabinet Ministers in succed-
ing issues).

(Continued from Page 2)

ited by the size and purchas-
ing power of the country in.
volved, as well as its export
possibilities. He said he was
very pleased to see Haiti
launch its great Development
Programme in the Artibonite
which would do much to
boost the local economy.

The tall, congenial State
Department Official learned
much more about Haiti's eco-
nomic problems during his-
chats with Government lead-
ers and representative busi-
nessmen at a dinner at the
Embassy residence Wednes-
day evening and a reception
at the home of Minister Liau-
taud Thursday night.
Thursday morning he con-
ferred with members of the
CaEbinet and later had an au-
dience with the President.

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His Excellency President Maglbire and members of the
Cabinet at the Place Toussaint Louverture receiving the Mi]
itary salute.


Impressive 150th
Anniversary Ceremony
Of Toussaint Louverture

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Several thousand spectators -Ad "-_ ._
were on hand Tuesday morn- aThe Best Quality Cement at
ing at 9 to view the impres- t. fLowest possible costs
sive ceremony observing the i
150th Anniversary of Tous- ALL N AU A
saint Louverture. A six-man f r t i
offer their
honour guard of cadets from
the Military Academy stood
motionless around the pedeqs-
tal bearing the bust of the
eFirst of the Blacks> their
blue and white dress uniforms
and long black boots a strik-- -.
ing contrast to the ragged :
pantaloons of the slaves who
fought for Liberty under the
brilliant black Genera!.

We feel that Toussain't LBS. :ME

of the trim cadets and the
well trained Presidential '
Guard lined up before his
memorial. And we believe
that he must have felt his bit- '
ter ten-year struggle and ara-| IN BAGS OF 42 1/2 PORTLAND C.D 'IMNT
gic death in a prison cell were STANDARD HYDRAULICKgs NET 6 PLY
well worth while as he accept OFFIC: M'TC BLDG. EXPOSITION
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The French 0,
Troupe gave a Benefi"
formance of La BohemiA'"
day evening at the Rex-
tre as its final offerij:
Haitian Public. Moneym'
during the evening .
the Madame Magloire 4'
dation and the Charity|
of the French Hdspital'
Jacqueline Silvi gave
of her most charming.:
formances in the .pc
opera which proved to
well-chosen Farewell.
lovers can thank these;
for providing them i"
only Opera, Season sii|
birth of the Haitian'.1`
lic. And many of the. !
cians and singers in th'i
tal are also grateful foi
ing the opportunity i '
form in a professional
General Magloire lit"
Flame of Liberty wil
torch carried from Tduit
SBirthplace at Breda i3tf
symbolic gesture s.-
once more how Haiti's i
- past provided the inii
i and inspiration for those
i work to carve out a b
" future .

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