THE HAITIAN ENGLiSH LAll/GUAGE
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VOLUMVE II Pori-an-Prince Fepnh'lque D'ALITI! SUNDAY,
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.the CiM"receptioni in the Cap His Excellency President Mla-
oire, :fr.an Cl. Clarence bloody and dean of the diplomatic
rps, A',Lnbssador Torres Talatera of Mlexico
Opening Of A New Cap Haitien
C 'By President Magloire
Cap.ltierin':has,known 'many The crowds waited for over'
et ,moments in its colourful, an hour to greet the Chief'of
ioulent history. There can be State. The Predidential party
niore violent contrast in is had been delayed by the throngs
stoiy than, the acts of 2 great of people who choked'the streets
itian' leaders ,:.ad. patriots, in all the towns through which
ie century and a half ago, one, they passed, in Gonaives parti-
iteral Henri Christophe, as a cularly, where the President and
ot of a.' brnt-earth policy in his wife. with their retinue
e struggl'-, for Independence, walked through the streets stop-
t. the city on ,fire. Another, ping to inspect the works now
oneral Paul Magloire, as part in progress for the Anniversary
arn enterprising programme to Celebrations of New Year's Day,
;yelop'and enhance the nation, 1954 [See -Haiti Sun, August 2],
dered a thorocgh-going recon- The President arrived at Bar-
ruction of. the oldest city in riere-Bouteille, the city gate of
liti. Cap Haitien, at 4 p.m. The crowd
,The great works at Cap Hai- that greeted him, contained the
en have just been completed. greated part of the city's popu-
SSunday last, at the head of lation. well dressed politi-
cavalcade of dignitaries, local cians, workers with banners,
pd foreign, from the capital, bourgeois folk with their wives
'e President and Madame Ma- in Sunday finery, football teams
Ibire went to Cap Haitien to in jerseys, their cheering rising
iaugirate the renewed city. above the noise of drums and
efails of construction project fanfares. The President dis-
'.ae 21. Continued on Page 2
The article published last week interview straightwitbtouit.;y.
under the heading cPersonality ing his statements. 'But our
of the Week. aroused consider-t lumn Pcersonality,. is-'al&W
able comment in the city. 'Pas or her side of the storyFii
b on, article pas bon, Bernard as. tothe insinua9iof thatn a
said a friend in high government innocence we are beLng,.np-.ld
circles.. oYour being able to pub- by interests -which'So :f .- i
lish that interview is fine evi- c6ming.from this estimable ne
dence that Haiti is indeed free, papeer,--we assure our.c.nfr
and democratic andin this re- 'that we eha T NE ER'bHa.&
spect outstanding among .Latin li Wibns eWith Aancaodn .,;Wl i.
American countries,, was the in- chose:jouralist or:i nustha
telligent comment of another. dancer 6" sports ia f"'or-"Pe:
S'Two confrres mentioned 'the sonality of th' ,Weeki W -oy 6d1r
-article. The Haiti Sunr gota so through thiIhu main' iger"
bouquet from 'the dean of local interest of his story.. O
dailies, Le Nouvelliste:'.The CAUSE AS "IN'THEtid .1,+l+
.Haiti Sun has, according to the LAST WVEEK, ; THE .rEE GU
rules of a modern and objective WAS BROUGHT' BAI., -.T.
journalism, examined as its per- THE PUBLIC EYE PHRHO 4Tf!i"
,sonality of the week, the figure HEADLINES IN. ALEAheNogis i.
of' the Deputy Fignole., JOURNAL.' '
Meet Miss Nayoshew The Nationaila hurled a size- W\re are b6stk'lined bhoWev
The combination of inningg able Itwo colutmnj brickbat. n We that dtespit'e it u rominen t. :.
Cdon ln not n ntitc. onutt g ar tice of W. plIEDaRyC
And then vhe the tanthou s Editor "atioito es
smile, spontaneous c larmn, curve do not dorbt.that the article of play eyer3 O week, ELe 'INatO
ful sial and and ti pContinued on Page 16 .t d ad un-
dancing ability 6aured Miss Gin- t Rhink that, like the immortal tale comfort in the thought' thazti.
ny AMayshew to stand out even hero of Cervantes, Mr. 'Dietrich our weekly circulation cotibn
in the dense company at the has simply taken windmills for rapidly to augmentr.a it
Catsin last Wn ednecday' n ight.- giants, etc., etc. B. DIEDER ~
Ands then atihen the ta fbo urs I
:Continil D avin f Ng Continueud on Page.
rolled, what vir, what grace i" After PE RSONALT
wht. just see below. .o
show off ithe deplorable and 'n-
dignified habit of being personal W Aenfhigh overnsfliertn aoflih
in its comments. We weill'4gnore cials told he t ',We are fotuhvi
this. This journal accuses us of in having you here, Miss W
naivete in not conducting an in- lias., Lavinia replled N, -
vestigation into the controver- is I who am lucky to .b her.
sial Deputy and in publishing his Continued on Page I. .14
... +i 9Roy Tasco Davis Sworn In
S As Ambassador Tp ,Hai ,
SVASHLNGTON, August 19 ,onSeptember 15, on. :
SUSIS[.--. 'Cristobal of the Panama.Lav., .
Roy Tasco Davis, a diplomat Present at today's ceremony:,.
with wide experience in South were AmbassadOrs from. allte ,
SAmerica, was sworn into office Central American coun ies, the..
today as United States Ambas- Ambassador from Haiti, and of- ,K
sador to Haiti, at the U. S. State ficials of the State Department...2,
Department. headed by John M. Cabat,,..
sistant Secretaryvfor Inter-"A .0i-Vti
He will sail for Port au Prince rican Affairs.
with Mrs. Davis, from New York Continued on Page.6
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AUGUSt 30th, 1953 No. 45 .-:
.(ARTICLE -- PAS BON)
((Le NationaI) Is Furious;:
'. :, f i," L' #
'P age 2 HAITI S
W1, 4(. /_ 1, i. Mr. Moody di,
S. the well-deserved
Se. A National Honour, an
ably moved by thi!
tic gesture on the
r .2. A movement ha
ed in local' politic
SaY. change the name
tien to -Magloire
Fr angois, Cap Hf
S now Magloire Ville
dent, with character
.s: ty, declined the ho
h.: :Hs Excelidct the P;:esident and Mladame Magloire a're welcomed ing his home town
E. to the Cap by daughter Yola. -Photo ,Haiti Sun t him.
3. Pedro Gonzales
By Presideant Magl0ire chanic of the C.I.M.
pM f e dprise. From thp ba
Opening Of A New Cap Haitien prse. Fo e
Model T Ford, he
continued front Pooe 1 ernment. He mentioned further foot painting of tl
Projects at Cap Haitien, in the seated in gold brain
vx inounted at the gate, and hand north, and in the other depart- uniform. The excel]
]iO hand with Mme Yolette Ma- ments of the Republic. Then, in brought praise fror
.gloire, and little daughter YO, a, conclusion, he surprised Mr. Someone had offer
v' walked through the streets 9f Moody by pinning on his breast dollars for it, but
s hometown, now its greatest the order of Honneur et MIe- gave it as a present
enefactor. The President was rite' with the rank of officer. sident.
S light uniform, light khaki Greatly moved, Mr. Moody
,. hirt, breeches and high bots, clasped the mike to exclaim : NAUGURATION
I old-braided General cap, and a *I know you will understand my ORATIONS
IiW hiding whip. At fe head of a few words of English, Mr. Presi- We quote extract
Shuge company of Palace officers, dent, when I say there has the speeches
r legislators, foreign diplomats, never been a prouder moment in From'that of the
State .offLcials and pressmen, he my life .... His vpic.e rang clear the Compania de
?Maritimas : 'His Ex
I -alked down the newly asphalt- over the loudspeakers, was ritimas :Hs
:-d ,roa dsi, 'odestly acknowledg- echoed by the cheers from the eral Paul E. Maglc
this huge achieved
.N Ltlie ae laim of old and young crowds.. this huge achiever
'. sis. .en he drove to h. sound determination
Other speakers were the Mirn-
*own home on' 6th Street Whiledrks brighter future for
is:er for Pitbfic W6rks Cauvin,
I~e. thet r travllyp dispersed to andready enrolled amod
.. and on behalf of the city ofCap
r.lepare for ,he evening's cele- H est Haitian Chiefs o
AeH.Aien, spok e Mr. Joseph
r nations. From that of the
M. Chlarles, Mr. Gerard Paret and J.
SState for Public Wo
SD faille. Mr. Edner Day spoke
'Ihe Grand Inauguration took Georges Cauvin :
jin 'Creble, for the benefit, not
place in the wide, curved sea-side e n works at Cap HaitiE
vard hich i the o drily of the crowds present, but
.:,oievard which is now the fa- themselves how mu
...r.t Sunda ealsb 6Y the hundi-eds of thou-
ourite Sunday evening promen- help raise public an
Sad Cap 'Haitienh. Around a sands who listened to the relayed
ade o'nf Cap daeieng Aon o to returns. The capit
a .orm e-r the new 'broadcast over Radio Citadelle
atfo erect near the new apartment of the no
f sathundreds of invitees and Radio Commbrce. The Pre-
whr'f sat.hundreds of invitees to the new works,.
silent then to the new cereonioulyorks,
i'hile thousands more packed outstanding centerthe ceremoniously cut
the squatie. The "first speaker the blue-red ribbon opening bou-
ias e Pesident of eompania levard Paul Magloire. TLere fol-
central authorities a
$ lndutSlxas Maritimas,: the lowed a reception on- the new
Swh he Govrn- harf given by the C.I.A., at
company to .ho. the. Govern- r their services in s
ient had given thi 3 mi4ion which hundreds 'assisted.t
'dollar contract for Cal ,t aitien Alongside t wharf waste that, through the
and through a methc
renewed. Mr.. Moody wa (ress- S.S. Brandenburg. of the Ham-
.d in a light tan suit, beaming burg Line [5,000 tonsl, the first
i..-ith pride. His voice boomed shil to berth at the new pier. It
ever the microphone in his tied up the same Sunday morn-
iwords of greetings to the Presi- ing adorned in flags, at the pier
d: ;ent. Ie had more to add, and which had been constructed
$ let his company's Haitian lawyer with the steel sheet pilings
relay the'speech ir.Frcnch. IWe brought in earlier trips by the
'quote the speech in full withnij. same vessel. The President. Ma-
Mr. Mauclair Zephirin, Minis. dame Magloire and hundreds of
., ter to the Presidency. replied. others were invited aboard for
Zenhirin's speech was a mas cocktails. This was another gay
erpiece of political oratory. He party. The President returned
: indicated the patt that the works home around midnight, to rest
: at Cap Haitien had in the grand briefly after a momentous day The S.S. Brandenb;
..Imaginative design of the gov- of history. to berth at the new
i )! **
d not expect
award of the
id was notice-
part of the
ad been start-
:al circles to
of Cap Hai-
. The Presi-
nour of hav-
, a Cuban me
, had his sur-
ack of an old
unveiled a 6-
d and black
r the crowd.
ed him 500
t to the Pre-
s of some of
lent and his
n to build a
Haiti, is al-
ng the' great-
of State ..
en] show by
ich they will
al of the de-
.is to be .an
if tourism. It
is task of the
md of the lo-
uch a way
SUNDAY, AUGUST 30th; I
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station, they satisfy all the needs Apart from providing ;
of the public., Haitien with the amenities.
From the speech of Mr. Joseph the most modern of cities, til
D. Charles: .A century and a' works have given Capois a gz
half ago this town was but a incentive towards private
pile of ruins. Our unshakeable business reconstruction. IE
determination to live free or shops, houses, hotels are'be
die, even though all, palaces as erected all around. ['Haiti Si
well as huts, were to be sacked, August 9].
destroyed, even though all were '^ w"-"'
to be reduced to ashes, in order
that the Cap, each public square, --- : .....'-- ...-
each street, each house of which
is a piece of history, in order
that the Cap, which witnessed -
the corporal punishment of Oge
and Chavannes, the shooting of f
Mackandal, the proclamation of
the general liberty of the blacks
of St. Domingue, the proclama-
tion of our first constitution of .
1801, in order that the Cap which'
compelled t he expeditionary
army to surrender, the Cap
where Charlemagne Peralte was
murdered, the Cap where Vin-
cent and Rooseveit met, in order lAGON DRILL
that the everlasting Cap realize
its destiny, one which is like- The URM99, when ehuipl
with the RM motor teedi kei
wise the destiny of the nation. ing, as illustrated, dwoie
THE C.I.A. PROJECT
Briefly, these were the tasks
assigned by the government of
Haiti .4o the Compania de In-
dustrias Martimas in early 1951.
[Partly to promote their work
from eventual damage, and part
ly through a- genuine desire to
contribute the4r atermost, the
company has' dene' much beyond
the terms of contract : new
streets leading down to the city,
a bath house at the end of the
boulevard, have been only part
of the extras].
1 The dredging of the port.
2. The construction of a wharf
3. The construction of a sew-
age system for the city.
4. The complete reconstruction
of the water-supply system.
5. The paving of all the roads
in Cap Haitien and the building
of the magnificent' sea-side bou-
levard Paul Magloire.
6. The reclaiming of 20 hec-
tares of land at Petite Anse.
,, : ,
~~~' BB~$ Ba~'' ~~ t
urg of Hamb urg American Line, the first ship
Cap Haitien pier. Photo 'Haiti Sun..
6 fti steel changes. :i' IBl
raised aid lo e0rd by .Me.
linder air motqo.. Tlhe feed
pressure can be regulated fora
class of rock by a pressure' tej
The D99DT drill used on t
URM W gon has: the air a ctu
ed exhaust' control valye c~
niently eraseded by "e'
throttle handle." This. efo
blbwing tnduees m e ,.e ..
caning of the ho es
,tek. stels Ja nd'grea r,
* ., i,
PAVING BREAKER'S -
The B87 paving break
which weighs 81 lbs.. is repol
mended for street opening hi
general demolition workN w-(
eveq a' powerful ima6hine is'
sirable. .. : ...
The tool retainer and chut
end are of exceptional strot
construction. It has a' renewal
liner so that wht n wear occur
it is not necessary to replace tl
entire chuck .end. The tool j
trainer is substantial, heavy for
ing to withstand rough treatmei
and is extremely 'wear resistin
Agent in Haiti:
'Address: Place de l'Expositic
Pavillion Proche Orient
Tel. 2381 : 2697
P. 0. Box 397
. -. .
oF ... c"Black Majesty's Author
ehChacelain, wife oE Wanted To See New Cap
trech Chacelain, wife el "01 .
SCourt. Judge drop My gratitude for the invita-' wacomed the chance to -show
Snfrom cool Kenscoff
Srm c tion extended to me is exceed- the distinguished author how.
day morning August ed only by my regret ,that I am Cap Haitien looks 'after.
sit her home in Lalue unable to accept it., So 'wrote
Sardere Mosaique fac- Mr.. John Vandercook, .distin- Mr. Vandercook accepted at
.:,see if all was well. All
Sia ws w guished author of -Black Majes- once, and made arrangements to
t well. She found the
Styb, to Mr. Clarence Moody, who come down with his wife. But
or of her large cement
o had asked him down to Cap the same week .ie had to begin
open and inside 1,800 dol-
d inse ,0 l Haitien for the Grand Inaugura- a series of television perform-
'sing from a cabinet. The
S' tion Ceremonies. ances, and the week after he
lady. explained to Lt.
i y A couple of years ago in Ha- was scheduled to return to radio
.who made an on the
f o ws vana, Mr. Clarence Moody had for five broadcasts a week. In
epitigation was still in
g' .s 'i picked -up at-a newstand the his letter to Mr. Moody, however,
ag as it was mortgage
S'.a t s .* book .on Henri' Christophe, in John Vandercook expressed tne
repair the house.. '
whithh there, were graphic des- hope:,that some future break
prints found on the
..l. f'-. criptions of,the Cap Haitien of a might occur to allow him to
led to the arrest of 15-.. .' .
i few years ago. -The C.I.A. had visit-here. 'My affection for the
ojtert 'Denalin who
... ..- just' got the contract to trans- island and its people has never
a n oe .for the .Cha-
form the town and they now dlminished*, he said.
ry 1 arm. police
iaa'e rlax ate' ot t
Ito' Inian Air Fornq *
'lr. the Finish Aviation Mechanics Course
d' dbo ..He eLa
ly t im e o"t "o'
.ad oly e to A Qraduatlon 'Ceremony was Sdt: Luckny, Pierre
8, Ield in the hangar of qe Hai- Sdt. Lamothe, Fritz
,,an ..g. -ttian Air Force at Bqwen Field Sdt. Vertilus, Pierre.
.. eati-g ce 8 August 8, 1958. .Six Haitian THE INSTRUCT OR -
A.,.t ir Fqr.c, Airmen recyeivd Cpr- M/Sgt. George .spaucier who
e..ons.- .usptop ticates of Proicca qfiepc frq the present the courpe-is an able.
'd. ..i- United States Air Force Mission and modest' airman who has
...i.nonem y for' sae ito Haiti for the cmpletion 'pe a ,done his share in assisting Hai-
;., Primary Aircraft and Ehgine tian AxJerican relations.
Course. The course,' presented George, 15 years a soldier,
..' ', by M/Sgt. George M. P Saucier spent the war in active south-
Sconsisted of 127 hours of instruc- west 'Pacific service, He was
l ''. tion, and 'eXtended over a pe- born in Cotton. Port, .Louiuiana.
iI.i' riod' of eight months. .. All per- On arrival here, three years ago,
io' nng o, the HaitianAir Fprqe people heard he was from Loui-
-* il and the USAF Mission attended slana and swamped him with
.i.. U Fi .,9B. the ceremonies. Diplomas were Cieole. The result was that he
i h lange, out by Lt. Col. W. L. learnt Creole in a matter of
AVY Ji 1 Ai'xanidr' Mission Chief. months, though he did not know
;' if oipgthe graduation exer 'a word of'it before coming here.
cie cises ~' all fete'-was given by In-his part of Central Louisiana,
the USAF Mission in honour of they speak an old French; his
.'the .graduating students and al- ancestors. were the Cajun,, re-
so in honour of Lt. Col. Roy, com ligious refugees from Nova Sco-
'memorating .his twentieth year tia.
of Active' Military Servie. ,Sgt. Saucier who is returning
The graduating HAF Students to Shepards Air Ease in Texas
were: in October, has instructed 5
Sdt. Guerrier, Andre successive classes during his ,
Sdt. Alexandre; Luc years here. His special field is
Sdt. Fortune, Gontran aircraft and engine mechanics.
Mis Jeanne Scala, of New York ci i4h by ,YouriCimer~i, at
the wheelbif a natty, red MG, in the Palmistes section ofthel EE "...
position., [Car is a gift from Michaellel. Jean says she prefers'the,' ;
fine, lov-slung. British roadster to any other auto. TheI seat-q
three, dieted folks in comfort, holds the road well, even whenxII
zooming around 100 m. p. h., andis a joy to diive. For mope irinfoe ;.
on thp MG, see the local dealer Emile Sendral of Grahd'Rue.."" ;
A-NEW.fVIfERA HOTEL een installed andt Mnl'e'De5ttotr%
ches is putting colour and;;th&e,
The Hotel Riviera is undergo-. h u. e ,he, .,,tt
finishing touches to ,h6r ;Ha;Eiti-
ing a complete transformatioh .
and beautification programme, I ; -
Since these change ehAeibtd' ,
preparing fist class acbonimoda "-I n -e "''
has gained qye more ii' Mltiiaos-.*'
tion for the rush of visitors dho. -' 'V"-.. .at .:
phere.? Ait WQ-" B L
will pour into Haiti this season ph re.(' tr.'
., broad' 0r6i 6citi heWsbwriof'0 :
attending the Indepeiidende an- ., .'i,--,
.niersr celebration Fort Laude~dalp.is back oi a Te
'niversary celebrations. .'. .,-,-o .. .1 -U 4: 4C.-.A '-.O
Visitors enter- .by a .new be- -' -
... ,- 4 modernn hotel. ,. ... -. ,
ment drivieay through the new .. ,. :
-i 'h"'Ig! e&'i ..
ly. landscaped" foiegr6ound now P.;..t"S .L'TTEI'
sporting transplahteii palm tries. '"It is reported:- a ~f,.I,
At the'rea6r'6of"the hotel the, cellehey M. Franciisco Gtirri
large swimming-pool is getting Morales, the new reprs at
nlew surroundings, a modern, of .Guatemala in Haiti, *d1 short-.
bar and dance floor. In the 'big ly present his credentis1 to .Hi .
air-conditioied cocktail otinge. Excellency President Pitil'.,,
$40,000 Florida-built bar has Magldirbe.
U I -
.6 ,! 4' ,-' 1 *B1 '
BR A.N DY
r a Prince
EARD & CO., Jacmel
Graduating airmen, their instructor M/Sgt. George Saucier is seen .
at center .
Sto crown that perfect moment i^
When you've landed the biggest-.. : ,.:
S one of all. One ofWmany occasions; ,
SEI^ for drinking Hennessy., :
J N a C --I
Joseph Nadal and Co., Disfributosrs : r
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i L m I ,
SUNDAY, AUGUST 30th
CAR ROLLS OVER GIRL
"+. Mile Jacqueline Chavannes
.' was rolled over by a car driven'
by Guy Vitiello on the much
S travelled Lalue street this week.
; The victim is recovering in the
Tuesday afternoon at Petion-
Sville.Gerard Louis fell from a
, coco tree in the residence of
S Mme Jean Vendegies. Picked up
S with a fracture in his left side,
he was carried to the general
h: 'h .ital.
, n 0n^ni
*: -m~ 1 ^ -- ,^
* A tragic crime took place in the mountains and the people
of Kenscoff were alarmed and depressed we hope this
will be the last of such occurrences.
* Max \Vilson, the able feature-editor of ,Le National' is head-
ing for a well merited crepos. in the Pine Forest .he's
been over-taxing his energy of late.
The betting on whether or not the Football Federation will
tombe .is 7-5 in favour of survival this week-end.
* Franz Siegel the victim of a crushing accident on the Esso
corner last Saturday 5 p.m. is recovering from 4 stitches over
a blackened eye.
* oLe Matins the morning paper is undergoing large scale-re-
novation. Preparing for the arrival of new presses the
newspaper future looks good and competitive.
* Monday evening is no longer the dead evening in P-au-P.
The Riviera Hotel is attracting a nice crowd to its dinner
and dancing .. the place has gathered a fine atmosphere.
* The town is bobbing with a new attractive brown straw hat
with colourful band produced here by the Mevs brothers, lo-
* Electrical engineer George Sylvain is down from Chicago on
a fortnight vacation.
* Fay and Jean Mandell of 1246 Morris Avenue and Bronx,
N.Y. left town Wednesday scared stiff after attending a
tourist voodoo they called it phony and the killing and
drinking of the chicken's blood disgusting. They were re-
assured by Your Reporter that something would be done ...
See letter from the Publisher, Page 12.
* Little Mile Yola Magloire scored a hit with the Capois when
she joined her father and mother [His Excellency the Presi-
dent and Madame Paul Magloire] at arriere Bouteille and
walked between them to Rue 2 last Sunday.
* Mr. Gordon of New York left this weekend after spending
part of an unfortunate' vacation at Hospital Frongois de
Salles he suffers from heart ailment.
* Happy to see Durocher and his baton at the Cap manifesta-
VICTIM OF A MARINE
Young Henri Brun, son of Mr.
Pascal Brun of Jacmel, was
bathing last Saturday in one of
the river mouths of the south-
west with some friends, when
he was attacked by a marine
monster. The young boy strug-
gled desperately with the mons-
ter which was pulling him un-
Friends noted that he had not
appeared at the surface of the
water after a dive and that the
tint of the sea was becoming
red. They immediately went to
his help, and snatched him from
the tentacles of the, monster, be-
lieved to be an octupus.
Unconscious, the victim was
carried to the sea shore, and
thence to the hospital.
KEEP OFF RATS ANli
Axel Etheart and
Lionel Elie returned '
evening from attending
Louis fete in Jeremie. A
prohibited entry to tl
mount cinema because
ried un batons and
pluie, as they are said
BOUGHT AN AIRLINE
Mr. Paul Wesner, o
the Hotel Riviera, bou
controlling interest in thi
Air Lines, the largest fr
lines in the eastern
States, this past week.
'line has 16 C-46's which
New York, Miami, San j
have projected routes
THE IRASCIBLE PRIEST
Under that title
in its Friday, August 28th issue,
published the following note :
We have been told that last
August 23rd, at Cordet, 4th ru-
ral section of La Borde, com-
mune of Les Cay.es, Rev. Father
Normand Vartieux Vicar of the :
La Borde parish, after saying a
mass, put fire to a hut belong- ,,:
ing to a certain Yvonne Rigaud, a .i
under the pretext that the hut '..
concealed all kinds of cabbalis- .........--
tic items. '-The Humdwan .,Fivt
Losses are estimated to be Chumier recently return
over 400 gourdes. Legal formali- a successful enga ment
ties were filled and both sides dad Trujillo will performr
have been referred to the Jus- day evening at the Pa
twice. theatre. The show star
| ArKcondtIon r
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These Carrier Conditioners cool the air,
loWer humidity, keep you comfortable.
There's a five-year 'guaronlee on the
Shermetically sealed refrigerating system.
f. Installation is quick ard easy. There's
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S Address: Rue du Mag.
: de l'Etat. Tel 2544
Maitre Herve Alfred now the owner of a blue black dyna. is
climbing to Kenscoff ,chaque jour..
SLon Southerland was over from the Dominican Republic to'
see \Yhat cooks with Southerland Tours and who set the
water on the stove.
PAA are building a new Clipper cargo depot at Bowen Field.
PAA director Roger Jarman.is over in Miami becoming tau
courant with new PAA inventions.
* 800,000 new postage stamps with Jean Jacques Dessalines on
them are expected to appear soon.
* Mrs. Jacky Deschamps, completely recovered from her acci-
dent was seen dining out Friday night at Nobbe-Bondel.
* 2 o'clock Thursday morning fire started [cause short cir-
cuit] in Jean Khouri's store on corner of Rue Traversiere
and.Giand Rue. No damage only grey hairs.
* Shoe-maker Antoine Eugene [Yoyo] who became dumb
eight years ago following an illness recovered his speech
when he made a supreme effort to hurl the word ,de Cam-
brones at his mistress who had been giving him a horrible
cussing out. This happened August 10th in the afternoon
to the great amazement of the folks in the'.quarter .. .said
the journal .Circuit Artibonites .'. authentique.
Romeo Vitiello leaving today Patricia Wiederman was evic-
by the Panama Line for school ted from her hotel, Aux Orchi-
in the States. dees, Friday.
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Served from 7.30 to 9.30 !
Varied Hors d'Oeuvre
Cream of Mushroom.
or French Onion Soup
U.S. Prime Roast Beef or
Southern Fried Spring Chi
Buffered String Beans
cRiviera Ice Cream Cake
Coffee Demi Tasse Iced
$4.00 minimum per pers
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THE WORLD HEARD
vorld-wide coverage was dock.
tded to the Great Inaugu-
Day Ceremonies at Cap
ien last Sunday. The Uni-
ress services relayed news
the U.S., and the world.
azines will be publishing
res on the Magloire govern-
ts great construction pro-
) Haitien, Haiti, Aug. 22.
- President Paul Eugene
oire dedicates tomorrow a
Project that has turned this
Fc sixteenth century town
a modern Caribbean city.
"from the floor of the
Ig harbour has been dredg-
A to build a gleaming new
/rorxt extending.the length
-pqtturesque colonial capi-
iBehind a' sturdy sea wall
Side palm-fringed boule-
A new pier juts out into
harbour enabling sizable
,ters and ocean liners to
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In the city itself, paved
streets have replaced the dusty
narrow lanes and modern sew-
ers have replaced the open cob-
blestone gutters of the French
colonial area. A one-million-gal-
lon water reservoir provides the
25,000 residents with a constant
Clarence B. Moody, American
president of Compania de Indus-
trias Maritimas, accomplished
the job in less than three years'
tim6 despite hundreds of obsta-
cles including old cannon balls
that were sucked in to the
dredge pumps. -We had one
devil of a time getting 'em out!-
the veteran engineer relates.
The rows and rows of bronze
cannons jutting through the
massive walls have never been
used but today the Citadelle,
billed as 'the eighth wonder of
the world, ip oi'e of the biggest
tourist attractions in the Carib-
bean area. And by modernizing
Cap Haitien, the government
. hopes to make it one of the most
popular stops in the tropical re-
Two new hotels have just
been opened and a third is near
completion. A modern airfield
will soon be finished and new
asphalt highways soon will link
the picturesque colonial city
with Port au Prince and other
portions'of the .Haitian republic.
Besides the members of the
diplomatic corps numerous per-
sonalities of Port au, Prince
society travelled to Cap Haitien
last week and participated in
Among them were: Mr. and
Mrs. Elie Villard, Mr. and Mrs.
Marcel.Gentil, Mr. and Mrs. Otto
Madsen, Mr. and Mrs. Marcel
Villard, Mr. and Mme Charles
Fombrun, Mr. and Mrs. Jean
Rigaud, Mmie Marcaisse F. Pros-
per, General and Mrs. Antoine
Levelt, Colonel and Mrs. Georges
Bayard, Mme Stephane Woolley,
Mme Francis Etienne, Mile
Marie Therese Prosper Mrs.
Jules Domond, Captain and Mrs.
Edouard Denis, Mme Roland
Lataillade, Mine Pierre Montro-
sier, M. Alexandre Domini-
que, Mr. Jules Domond, Mr. O.
J. Brandt Mr. and Mrs. Raymond
Roy, Mr. Roger Boucard, Mr.
Andre Blanchard, Jean Kernisan
Mr. and Mrs. Jean Elie and Em-
Among the high-ranking offic-
ers who went to the Cap were :
Colonel Alexandre, Col. Pierre
Montrosier, Colonel Germain Du-
cheine, Colonel Georges Bayard,
Lt. Col. J. Elie Lambert, Major
Roumain, Major Pierre Vertus
Major Paris, Major Paul Corving-
ton, Captain Lebreton Jean Lt.
Christophe Mervilus. The Depart
ment of Police was represented
by Captains Brierre, Etienne and
Scott and' Lt. Lucien St. Albin.
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Thursday, September 3rd, at 6
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Friday, September 4th at 6 and
Saturday, September 5th, at 6
and 8.15 p.m.
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Sunday, September 6th, at 6 and
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News from Baltimore announ-
ces that the health of the Chief
of Protocol, Mr. Daniel Theard is
improving considerably. T.he
Chief of Protocol is recovering
from a surgical operation car-
ried out Wednesday at Jo'hn
Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
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Mme Marie Moise, wife of
Mabrice Moise, and Mme Rau :
returned to Port last Saturday
aboard the S.S. Cristobal.
Mr. and Mrs. Pierre TardieU
clippered home from Miami last
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keep on going where
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Sunday, August 30th, at 3.30
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*The new road networks, a
Actor of primary economic and
'. social importance.,
S The President of the Repub-
lic, interviewed on his return
Wednesday night, declared him-
self very impressed with the
-progress of construction works
at Gonaives and at Cap Haitien.
'I have indeed congratulated
for their excellent work the en-.
gineer Vorbe's arid the architect
Jeanton, who are responsible for
the Gonaives project. Asked
about his impressions of Cap
Haitien, the President replied :
*The works at the Cap are so
impressive that it's necessary to
view them with one's eyes. You
really cannot have an exact idea
through press or radio accounts.
Only a pilgrimage to the north
could show you what-is being
.AMy attention was'specially
attracted by the works of the
Bohama Coy. They have already
constructed..more than 30 kilo-
nmeters io:'asphalted road, from
the Cap'to. OuanamLithe. It is
l ike a velvet carpet. These Dutch
M'nel'are tough, excellent \vork-
S e"s. What has struck me about
them is their good integration in
Haitian life and customs.. Said
S the President, aI consider the
S network of roads, now being
constructed in the country, as a
factor of primary importance, so-
.: ria'lly -and economically. Now'
Swe can. travel from here -to the
"'. Cap on a road entirely asphalt-
ed. Thi interpehetration of
roads will directly augment com.
S mercial .relations between the
S provinces and indirectly with
the outer world. The road is
everything. Once the means of
.. communication are obtained,
S more light, m6re wealth will
penetrate into the interior. We
will have the means of resolv-
ing certain of our more urgent
problems, such as illiteracy,
health services in the countries,
Thoroughly satisfied with the
work of the contractors, the
President announced that his
government hopes to entrust to
Coinmar and to G. T. M., the
construction of the network
from the capital to Jeremie and
Les Cayes. The Bohama Corn
pany will build the long-await-
ed road from Milot to the Cita-
delle before the end of next
[From the interview accorded
by His Excellency General Paul
Magloire, to a special correspon-
dent of Le National..]
Roy Tasco Davis
-Sworn In As
Ambassador To Haiti
Continued from Page 1
Davis has travelled extensive-
ly in South and Central America
for the last 30 years. During
conversations with several of the
envoys at today's ceremony, he
recalled incidents of his early
life while in their countries.
President Eisenhower's com-
mission of appointment was pre
sented to Davis by Cabot.
Dean Henry Grattan Doyle, of
George Washington University,
spoke of Davis' long service with
the American Council of Edu-
cation. Davis has been director
of the inter-Afierican Schools
Service of' the Council since
1943. In that capacity he has
travelled extensively throughout
Central America and is widely
known there, Dr. Doyle recalled.
-Les Maladies en Haiti-, such
is the title of a book by Dr. Rulx
Leon, which has just been edit-
ed. In the 21 chapters of his
New Shipping Company Agents 8
Westley Steamship Company of New York,
takes pleasure in announcing the appointment of
GENERAL TRADING CO. S. /A., as new Gen-
eral:Agent in Haiti.
It is also announced that Westley Steamship
Company of New York, has established a fast
cargo service from Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit
and Oleveland, direct to Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
For information concerning rates, sailing
r-hedules and assistance in solving your shipping
problems, contact -
MRa. THEOPILE WOEL of the GENERAL
TRADING CO. S. A.
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'Declarations Of President
On Return From Cap Haitien
book Dr. Rulx Leon deals with
several diseases: paludism, "sy-
philis, typhoid, yellow fever, tu-
berculosis influenza, yaws, lung
EXPOSITION OF WORKS
Numerous works of art made
by pupils of various rural schools
of the Republic are being ex-
hibited at the ,Foyer Familial*
school on rue des Miracles. The
tapestry, embroidery, and cera-
mics works made by pupils of
the rural school at Descloches
are specially attractive.
AT CASINO ,
Duieta Sylvain received a
lent blow on his head wi
working on the building of.,
new wharf at Source Mat.
and fell into the sea. Picked
ten minutes later he pas
away on the spot.
with a Russian folksong follow-
ed by a minuet by Beethoven,
the 7th Waltz by Chopin and
ending with another Russian
TRAGIC ACCIDENT AT
THE LCIMENT D'HAITI.
About two weeks ago worker
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When you come to Cap-Haitien en route to mighty
cCitadelle La Ferrieret, make your stay comfort
It was an agreable surprise at able at the new Hotel MONT-JOLI.
the Casino International Wed- Here awaits ou a new and attractive develop.
nesday evening when the manag ment atop Carenage Hill, overlooking a resplendent
ers introduced Mr. Dimitri Vol harbour.
sakoff, a great Russian musi- A fabulous spectacle : Right from your window
ican, to the public. in our spacious and airy rooms, you may have a pre.
Accompanied on the piano by view of the Oitadlelle in the fiery setting sun.
popular Haitian pianist Joseph
Duroseau, Volsakoff presented
with his voice and balalaika a E N
wonderful little concert starting
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Y, AUGUST 30th, 1953
STONES FLOWN TO
NEW YORK FOR US
IN AIRPORT SHRIN
aHAITI SUN'. Page 7
MILK !- Tourists .
exclusive cHaiti Sun.]
ls English type bicycle
3 of the Dominican Re-
flitfed silently, across the
r: and came to Port au
,-.hot so long ago..He paus-
g enough to allow us this
aph,- smiling under his
then pedalled off before
-a learn his name.
tonde who can report to
fice any information lead-,
his name, record, or pur-
Will.-ieceive 'n6reward at
ieritlta.Bernard of Gonai-
Mr. .Pelix Augustin. of
h "Prince'.were bouidd in
k in the Notre Dame Ca-
LMo~nday at 9.30 a.m. Best.
was Mri. Bertho Berthou-
, matron of honour was
osette Bernard, mother of
ide. Aftpr the ceremony
option took place'at the
hna Louison. residence in
yvriere Paul Magloire.
Stones from three Latin Ame-
can countries -- Mexico, Trini-
dad, and Brazil have been
flown by Pan American. World
Airways for inclusion in a
shrine being built at New York's
Idlewild Airport by the Catho-
lic Guild of airport employes.
The shrine, consisting of a
grotto with a statue of The Bles-
sed Virgin, will be adjacent to
a chapel being built for the use
of Idlewild employes and visi-
Stones contributed by the La-
tin American countries and
others flown in from all over the
world will be used in con-
structing the grotto.-Each stone-
will be identified by a name
plate and through reference in
a brochure giving the history of
the chapel and shrine.
Other countries from which
Pan American transported stones
gratis for the Airport. Shrine in- Jane
clude Australia, Austria, Azores,
Belgian Congo, Bermuda, Can-t
ada, Finland, French West Afri-
ca, Germany, Hong Kong, Ice-
land, Lebanori, Liberia, Newt
Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa,
"Sweden, Thailand and Turkey.
The stones from ,all parts of) .
the' world will symbolize the in-i
ternational there of the Idle- STA
wild chapel. :
SAmericans ['tis true) drink
milk like the French drink wine
In Haiti if Mr. T. orders mill
there is slight chance that the
order can be filled. Hotel peo
ple say that Damien, producer:
of Haiti's best qaulity milk, can
not supply the quantity desired
For the sake of tourism [and
some visitors drink their nutri
tive milk agreably spiked with
rhum, whiskey or Hennessy
brandy] milk production mus
be increased. Hey, Bessie ...
Note: Haiti imports approrim
ately $240,000 worth of evapor
ated milk annually.
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that you. may buy several of them..
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AIED KEEPS S
Robert Webb recent
From a Stateside vaca
meeting on the consc
pany's purchase of
dollars in new equipt
out one.of'the ecol
cles of modern day
operation in showing,
able to provide the
finest equipment at
]y the same rate pet
mile as in pre-war y(
less in the case of a
Mr. Webb graphi
treated that in 1941,
Air Lines inaugurate
vice at 170 miles pe
5,700 dollars per seat
price of airliners ha,
edt, Delta-C&S as w
airlines has been al
equipment at virtual
S The new 20 Convai
being delivered to
dated company, wil
I sengers .100 miles at
.. THE NATIONAl
:1. Agent in Hi
|| P.O. Box 5.
or in Haiti,
.tion, in com
f 30 million
g how it is
ed DC-3 ser-
er hour, the
. While the
ble 'to offer
lv the same
ir 340's, now
1 carry pas-
n hour fast-
er than a DC-3; and each of the
44 seats represents an invest-
ment of 13.650 dollars. Delta-
C&S is spending 12 million dol-
lars on Convairs, to replace both
the Delta and C&S DC-3's. Eight
340's have already been deliver-
ed to the company.
Included in its 30 million dol-
lar re-equipment programme,
the merged company has pur-
chased ten new turbo-compound
powered DC-7's, with a top speed
of 410 and a cruising speed of
362 miles per hour. Propor-
tionately, each of the 69 seats
will cost 26,100 dollars, or a to-
tal of nearly 18 million dollars
for the ten planes. This new 30-
plane, 30 million-dollar fleet sup-
plements the present Delta-C&S
fleet of 43 DC-6's, Constellations
Seems that Le Nouvellistem,
the dean of local newspapers, is
determined to keep ahead of all
its younger rivals. From four to
five daily city folk have been
trooping in to watch the wonder-
ful new teletype first in Haiti
journalism which -Le Nouvel-
listev has installed, giving reacd-
ers information hot from the
news fronts of the world. Even
though we do not carry foreign
news like the dailies, we too. are
a little green with envy .
BOOK-SELLERS DISCUSS PROFITS
ON CLASSICAL BOOKS HERE
A meeting of booksellers was
held Monday morning at 10 in
the Department of Commerce.
Among the representatives were:
Mlle Sicard for La Caravelle and
Santa Maria; Mr. Westen Dau-
phin for Librairie Stella; Mr.
Lousteau for L'Abeille: Mr. Serge
Vieux for *Aux Livres Pour
Tous,; Henri and Robert Des-
champs for Maison Deschamps;
Brothers Yves and Gabriel for
Institution St. Louis de Gonza-
gue; Father Lacroix for Semin-
aire St. Martial, etc. The Tax Of-
fice was represented by Mr.
Georges Figaro and the Depart-
ment of National Education by
Mr. Marcel Sylvain, General
Secretary of the Department of
Commerce who presided over
the meeting, Minister of Com-
merce Heurtelou being absent,
introduced the commission form-
ed by the Department of Com-
merce to fix a suitable price for
classical books. The commission
is composed of Messrs. Richard
Salnave, Isnard Mathieu, Cle-
ment Celestin and Fritz Bas-
Mr. Celestin read the corn
unique published in the news-
papers which ldems classic
works items of first necessity,
and articles 4 and 6 of the law
of December 1946 on the black
Mr. Lousteau pointed out that
the interested Department
should have a representative for
libraries among the members of
Mr. Henri Deschamps, on his
side, mentioned the main items
bought by pupils from 1940 to
1953 and proved, with figures
for support, that those items
have not been augmented dur
ing these last thirteen years.
Mr. Louis Hall, in a long
speech, said that there were
really no problems of high price
in classic books. They are sold
he said, at a moderate price al
lowing the sellers to make a fair
profit. Classic books have never
before been sold so cheap. He
added that the buyer cannot
profit by the discount granted to
the seller. Mr. Serge Vieux sup
ported Mr. Hall by pointing oul
that books are sold cheaper i.
Haiti than in any other coun
tries such as Canada, and Swit
zerland which, like Haiti, order
Then Mr. Gerard Nazon pro
SUNDAY, AUGUST 30th, 195
posed that a 50 to 60 per
profit be allowed to the
Mr. Hall's opinion was
his colleague had exagge
Sand recommended the same
Sfit granted in France wit
increase of 10 per cent to c
transportation and wrapping
penses. This proposal was
posed and a general disc
SFinally, the Genpral Secr
of the Department of Comm
asked all the booksellers to
as soon as possible all d
ments which may be of int,
to the members of the Co
sion and announced that ano
meeting will be arranged.
- Clippering Over
S Daniel James, Managing
- tod of the Leader Magazine
t special writer for NEA S
i cate, a newspaper feature
- vice with approximately
- newspaper clients throu
r the U. S. is making an exte
tour around South America
- not calling here.
cia flot f
OELTA.C&S NEW DOUGLAS DC-7's .
TOP SPEED 410 MILES PER HOUR
The world's fastest piston-powered commercial airliner is shown
for the first, time with the official markings of Delta-C&S Air
Lines. The two airlines. which merged oh May 1, have purchas-
ed ten of the giant passenger transports. The DC-7 has a top
speed of 410 miles and. a cruising speed of 362 miles per hour.
It is eight feet longer than the DC-6, with an overall length of
108 feet, 11 inches: wing span of the DC-7 is 117 feet, 6 inches.
The Delta-C&S version will seat 69 passengers and a crew of five;
all seats are in pairs. Each of the DC-7's will be powered with
four Wright turbo-compound engines, delivering 13,000 take-off
horsepower. The new fleet, scheduled for delivery next year,
represents a total investment of of 17,500,000 dollars.
THE S.S. 'COLOMBIE. IS DUE IN PORT AU PRINCl1
MONDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 1953. THE SHIP WILf
' DEPART IN THE EVENING FOR LE HAVRE.
For all Information concerning Freight and
/ Passengers See
SJ. B. VITAL & CO. SUCRS.
Agents Compagnie -Generale Trans-Atlanfique
AY, 'AUGUST 30th, 1953
MAntigone' Voodoo Tragedy
Review In Time Magazine
.Wen an ill omen is witl
there is no place you ca
yourself to save your head.
poke King Creon of Thebe!
ering Sophocles' lines i
tmis short-syllabled Creol
iig from a man who ha
'lost his wife, niece and n
vW. through his own stubborn
de, these words might seei
ternaturally calm and philos(
i But to Haitians, who kno'
ir country's traditions
ehs and the whims of fat
on' fatalism wads understand
. As the curtains of Port.a
ce's Rex Theater came t
er on the world's first pr
tion of Antigone in Creol
audience exploded into a
Le. Said -Le Nouvelliste,
ole is thus proved to be a
priate for the expressions
deepest and noblest sen
Seers who had no use for flowery
phrases, Creole is based on
French to about the same ex-
tent Italian is based on Latin.
It takes its words from French,
Spanish and Indian; its uncom-
plicated syntax resembles that of
English. One of its chief advo-
cates is F. Morisseau-Leroy, 41-
year-old poet and journalist.
During a cafl discussion last
fall, he declared : 'Why, I could
translate the world's greatest
classics into Creole. I could even
do the Antigone!.
u NEWV LOA
-. Taunted into making good his
o- boast, Morisseau-Leroy t'ranslat-
e, ed the play in less than six
p. months. Ae changed the setting
: to a Haitian village, Creori's pal-
p. ace to the wattled hut of a local
of chieftain or gros moune [big
ti- shot]. The main characters
were transformed into figures
of voodoo mythology. Sophocles'
'PLE SYNTAX chorus becomes Papa Legba, th
he vindication of Creole as most important loa, or spirit, in
written language was a major the Haitian hierarchy. Summor
pliflr :i-iost Haitians. Al- ed by Mambo Marainne, priests
igh French is Haiti's official godmother of Antigone, Pap
ruage, Crebl i .the only, Legba pronounces' the loon
as of conmiuhication foi 90% telling words in the first scene
he people. A sparse, ecpno- 'This girl [Antigone] stands u]
1 language formed by Afri- and walks. But she is already:
slaVes'and colonial buccan- dead, oui, she is not concerned
~~ .Le neilleur de pneus g6antsl
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with the business of living.*
Le pneu jui vous donnedes
avantages inesperea sans d6-
Une march stable et douce .
moins d isques de d6rapage
... une carcass ectra-resistante
d'une tenue inegalee .. en
r6sum6 le kilom6frage le plus
dlev6 au' prix le plus bas.
*Watch out,, Papa Legba cries,
aGadez, non, Marainne, you tell
Garcon Creon he'll have to
watch his bones Tell him
what I see for Thebes is more
terrible than thunder and light-
ning and storm.. In the end,
Morisseau-Leroy has Antigone
and her brother ascend to hea-
ven on two rainbows to become
powerful new loa in the voodoo
With plans now underway to
take Antigone on tour of schools
in the interior, most Haitians
agreed with 'the critic of Le
Martin: *Morisseau-Leroy has
.successfully shown us the rich
ness of our national language
. proving that it can serve no
only for a simple folklore song
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Director and Assistants of SIPP.
Pressmen in particular are grate
ful for the generous facilities af-
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and in lodgment' in Cap Haitien:
This great event in Haitian his-
tory was given by the dailies
the full coverage it deserved.
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ith the World Cup match
' U.S.A. scheduled for Sep-
her 27, Federation officials
Safnnounced the selectees call
o practice for the National
ball Team. As from Thurs-
last the following were to be
er orders of coach Paul Ba-
IGLE NOIR: A. Dieudonne,
nol Charles, Paul Desrosiers,
c Elie, Emmanuel Desince,
re Vieux Leonard.
rOLETTE: G. Kerby, J. Ker-
H. Dorceans, J. Beaulieu,
lies Louis, G. Haig.
ACING: Tassy, Roc Pierre.
XCELSIOR: R. Lacossade,
[hybulle, G. Champagne, E.
TOILE: Guillot iT, J. Gaet-
jens [Joe], R. Rouzier, Camille.
PETIONVILLE: A. Leger, A.
Jean-Baptiste, Devot, M. Pierre.
CROIX DES BOUQUETS: Ru-
ARMEE: Claude" Raymond,
The scheduled tour of a Vio-
lette football team to Jamaica
this week has been postponed
for late September. Six mem-
bers of Violette have been ask-
ed by the Football Federation
to go into special training, in
view of possible selection for
the national team which wiHl
play in- the World Cup match
with the U.S. in New York on
Sunday, September 27.
Mr. Clarence Moody's Address
Avt Opening Of The New ,(Cap))
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with sich gigantic realizations
which, from now on, will change
the aspects of Cap-Haitien into
a modern city.
It is known that Cap-Haitien -
the former Paris of San Domingo
- is justly called: The Capital of
Nowadays. as a matter of fact,
Cap-Haitien deserves such a
name, because of its seawall, its
new streets entirely paved, its
hydraulic system supplying the.
community with potable water
and the new luxurious Hotels
recently built due to the mod-
ernization of the City.
Mr. President, I wish to ex-
press my appreciation to the
Minister of Public Works and his
able assistant Engineer Nazon
- vOho represented the Govern-
inent with efficiency on the Pro-
We would like to extend our
appreciation to all departments
of Government as well as the
people of Cap-Haitien for their
full cooperation with us. and for
which we are grateful.
My best wishes for the future
commercial and Touri't success
of your city arid'the happiness
of its residents.
His Excellency, General Paul
E. Magloire, by this gigantic rea-
lization and his determination
for the brightest future of Haiti,
has already placed himself
among the great Haitian Chiefs
The history will keep his name
as having brought from dark-
ness into light this city en-
tirely restored on this'day.
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to the service of the President hectare. A better result is ex-
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Few countries in the world have as much to offer the visitor
as Haiti. There are so nmay wonderful tourist attractions pccu-
liar to this exceptional Republic. The vaunted Blarney Stone of
Ireland has nothing oa the Citadelle Heari Christophe.
We often do not sufficiently exploit our own resources.
SWhat is worse, however, is that too many visitors are being al-
Fowed to take away wrong impressions of our country.
A single instance will illustrate our contention. For Haitians
and visitors the Troupe Folklorlque Nationale offer, twice week-
ly, a magnificent presentation of Haitian. dances. Thrilling, au-
thentic, varied, tliL dances stern from a history and from a folk-
lore unparallelled anywhere and they are presented with a rare
combination of spontaneity and of art, by native performers, in
whose blood the fire of the dance runs wild.
But tourists are told by certain travel-brochures that the
Theatre de Verdure [which itself is a beautiful conception] of-
fers only a watered-down version of Voodoo. In the hills on
Saturday tights, or in the atonrielles., the posters hint you can
see the real thing...
So, led by unscrupulous guides they are taken into the ua.
,derworld to witness a tourist voodoo put on, not seldom, by
charlatans. A goat or chicken [bought a little earlier with some
guRible's money] is slain, the blood drunk," to the disgust of
most visitors, and a dance inspired not by a loa but by alcoholic
spirits is .put on.,
The tourist returns to his homeland muttering dark things
about the Black Republic. Is it good publicity for our country
when a U.S. doctor, who spent a weekend here. tells all his
clients the year round, 'Yes, I spent a part of my vacations in
H1iti, but, my God, what revolt,]n things they still do down
. NOTE FROM MINISTRY
'Claude Preval, L'ndr i.:i. e-
tory of State for Agrictullir, ( r.
tends his thanks and wiarmi st
congratulations to you ui I'
fine article Hajiti's Block Gold,
- uRichi Crop Coming,, whici:
reveals, on your part, a fin?
deal with in the Department of
Agriculture in augmenting the
production of coffee.
OFF TO CANADA
Mile Marcelle St. Leger is to
l-. shortly to Canada where she
v ill study music on a scholar-
grasp of the problems .u/ ,.' v, we -.ip.
CLOSING DATE FORB TIE AUDUBON
ESSAY COMPETITION SEPT. 20th
The competition for the prize.
given by-Alfred de MaItteis Fils,
di..lAbutors of the famou Au-
dubon oil paint, will l.- ex:tendn
ed till September 20.
Prize goes to the writer of thlii
best 200-word essay on VWhol
was Audubon., received at the
'Haiti Sun, editorial office on
Avenue Marie Jeanne on the Ex-
position, P.O. Box 489.
A TIP: There is a ve!;, close
connection between the Jean
Jacques La Foret Audubon, and
our own country of Haiti.
I haven't yet had the plea-
sure of meeting you, except
through the pages of t Haiti
Sun., When I read the v.ell mter
ited praise given you by ,Le
Nouvelliste., I felt I should add
my own. Your paper is a fine
Sunday journal, with a modern,
unbiased and imaginative ap-
proach which I find refreshing
and unusual here. Will you
please send a year's subscription
to my friends in Brooklyn [ad-
dress enclosed]. They will wel-
come the opportunity to keep
memories of Haiti fresh in their
Please accept my highest re-
PLEASE PUT IT IN FRENCH
Dear Editor :
Why do you not put your
newspaper out in the French
language? I have a Sunday
morning job which is to trans-
late your paper to the rest of
my family who know no Eng-
lish. Even my mother who is
getting a little deaf in her old
age makes me translate back
and forth through your inter-
esting 16 pages. You will be
doing me a great favour if you
turn to French. I'll be left in
Please resume printing che
words of lucal songs, especially
the current hits. I found your
little story and words of 4Traf-
fic Mambo. thrilling. Thank
We, the undersigned, drivers,
*members of the I.C.S. Association
[Independent Car Service], af-
ter reading and examining atten-
tively'all the petitions and ac-
counts that appeared in the news
papers of the capital, specially in
-Le Matin., have decided, with
a view to clearing the opinion
of the public and that of the
authorities in charge, that we
have no complaints at all against
any tour agency established in
Port au Prince. With reference
to the Southerland Tours which
has been a victim these last
days, we certify that our rela-
tions with the Southerland Tours
has always been most satisfy-
ing; conseqtiently, we ask every-
one to pay careful attention to
any interested petition wh
should be .presented against
Southerland Tours, the metli
cal and impeccable. rganisa
of which has always..hade '
sible our good relations with
In testimony whereof we h;
signed the said declaration :A
Georges Celifie, Guy Celi
Maurice Jovin, pacine Cayiy
Meralus Louis, Marcel Lefev
Frederic Jeah-Philippe, Lut
Derval, Julien Paul, Antb'
Charles, Sidon Bredy, Horl
Francois, Joseph Ismerlin, G
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.Mexico bound, September 1st
- Marie Therese, Leonie, and
Idnique Boucard and Nicole Re-
.Prominent city lawyer Georges
i'Leger returned with Mrs. Le-
fr Friday from vacationing on
e. Canadian American border.
iLast. evening there was a
?elle fete dhez Tippine* for the
thday of charming young-dd-
Atant Gerda Tippenhauer.
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;Mr. and Mrs. Jean-Marie Simon
t; back' from their European.
neymoon, have set' up house
Word has been received from
Canada that Jean Leon Viard,
Jacques Rouzier and a Canadian
friend were in a serious car ac-
cident. The trio are reported as
Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. Frantz
Gerdes clippered off to Kingston
on a 15-day honeymoon..Frahtz
Gerdes and Edith Leys were
joined in holy matrimony at St.
Pierre's in Petionville Saturday
23rd. Bestman wa's the bride's
father, Mr. Constant Leys, mat-
ron of honour was the groom's
sister, Mile Yvon Bloch.'.
Tonight a farewell supper par-
t nt iahe TauiI' I^cCa Do -
t ati Llt Josepu .INadUcals in Fre-
-:0:- tionville for Jean-Claude who is
Young dentist Lucien Leconte
g d L L leaving this week to resume his
turned~Iast weekend to- How- '
nedastweekend to: How- classes at Brebeuf Colleg6 in
,University .to continue spe- Chbida ., '
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lti-t the ,deintl- field. '
*'" Ti Raoul Cas-agnd is in Mex-
Iu te G son offered a icowhere'bhe wi, i his child-
e el ar h ; r home hi ood sweetheart.
cot Frid evening;the eve of
..deparu~ e for Jamaica! Ex- -:0:-
tker Bibi:was- saddened. Dr. Hubert, Delva arrived in
S : Port last wee .'.,from one year
'amdd Photographer Byron, socializingng at- Columbia Univer-
3. Mrs. Coronods are heading sity on a Point.IV scholarship.
iteside September 1st iith .
SRalph who will enter col- Touring Haiti are two PAA
'e in New England. executives and their wives. They
-are Mr. Chichesterof the cen-.
Mrs. Louis Decatrel and daugh tral office, Latin American Divi-
Ginette recently returned sion, and Mr. Benjamin Atkins
im Paris, left Tuesday for of the State Department. Thb
hama to. join Mr. Decatrel, Atkin -visited-the Citadelle last
itj's'Minister to the ,Isthmus Thursday.
celebratingg 33 years of'wedded
'in Havana,' Cuba, today are
Sand 'Mrs. Clarence"' Moody.
S'charming couple first met
SLt. Prosper and his wife flew
to New York this webk.
Gerard.Gebara is back from 40
days and 40 nights of high liv-
ing in Mexico' City.
Dining at the .Aux Cosaques
Wednesday evening were Osment
S. Moody Mr. and Mrs. Tooley and
Daughter Marlene, laundry ty-
coon Kneer, and Miami real es-
tate man Jeff Pepper.
Mr. Ferdinand Delatour, ic:-
Mr. Ferdinand Delatour, Vice-
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Jaeger will
shortly fly to Havana and New
Thursday 25th, Mr. and Mrs.
Henri Deschamps observed their
30th wedding anniversary. At-
tending the celebration were
their'five children and 8 grand-
Mile Patricia Laflin revisiting
Haiti after .an absence of three
years, house guest of Marie Jose
Gentil, is an excellent meren-
Mrs. Albert Wiener is celebrat-
ing her birthday today.
L'e Baiser de Paix, the fine
piece. by Desaix Backer, will be
played again at the Theatre de
Verdure tomorrow, August 31st.
Mile Monserrate Deliz,
standing professor' of music
Puerto Rico, arrived in P
Wednesday. Mile Deliz, v
will write a book on Latin A
rican folklore, is gathering d
during her tour of the count
Agronomist Alix Charlier,
rector of the agricultural
vice of'the ODVA, flew to C
fornia Friday on a Point
scholarship to specialize in r
Mr. Hubert Kebreau, officer
the Sanitary police, will le;
'Tamous sine 48kC
SUNDAY, AUGUST 30th, 1953
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lippe Cantave, Consul" of Haiti:
in Ottawa, the Ernest Dufour
travel agency is planning to or-
ganise a'Canadian cruise to Hai-
ti on the occasion of, the 150th
anniversary of the Independence
Physical education instruc-.
tress Miss Marie ,Ange Vieux..
left last week for New York on
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I-r. and iMrs. Daniel, Gcirdes'w
twins Henry and -Einc.' Paia's
holding Eric I .thin.. :
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'ort of Scipa returned from 'the -: '
,, ,Mrs. Mare Guerrier oJtheB':-
rho U.S.A. Monday where' he had ca De arent and hu-b
cal Department and. husba0t -
me- been studying in.a University in pect f the Douat ." .
Chief .Inspector of the Doua.
lata California on a scholarship given wel d tr td cl Fi-
ies through the Point V. welcome their third child. n
through the Point IV.
day 21st. .Sbe is to be chrigtenerl,,
Florence ppas,-de rance. 1',.'':
di- One of the 'social highlights -':- 'i
SliffordI MV-vs,! a chubby. .'.l..
ser- in Cap Haitien this week was poun' s '
.pounds, is doing fne .afterii
'ali- the civil-marriage Tuesday af- ,':,:,
'month in the world.
IV ternoon at 4 in the residence of
rice Dr. Louis Petit on Rue Espag- -:0:-
nole, of Mlle Nelly Leconte, Tuesday a beautiful blby gir
'daughter of M. Emmanuel Le- was born to Mrs. Franck'Lar~i'-.:
Sof conte and adopted daughter of The'new -demoiselle* 'I..will be
ave Mile Gilberte Petit and of Dr. christened Marie Helene.
Louis Petit, and sub-lieutenant 0:
Raymond Montreuil, son of Mr. Word from Venezuelf-aminoun-'
and Mrs. Alphonse Montreuil. ces the arrival of Joane; the'neV.-:'-.;
Witnesses for the bride were: daughter of. Mr. and..M iRay- "
M. Carlet Auguste, Mile Marie mond Baker. Brothers Richar",L,
Leconte, Mile Anna Leconte, .M. and Ti .Raymond. and Mamar .
Felix Angelucci, Dr. Louis Petit, Dad are all tops.
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and his wife and children clip-
pered home Monday for a one-
Mr. Herman Brown, President
of -Brown and,Root. Company,
was intransit in Port this week
enroute from Venezuela. During
his short stay he inspected the
works now being carried out by
his company in Haiti. He was
stopping at the Dambala.
Dynamic Bob Willett, M/Sgt.
of the U.S. Air Mission, is to quit
his administration desk 'here
Tuesday and return to Wash-
ington, ending a delightful three-
year assignment. The popular
Bob was given a stag party
Thursday -evening by his com-
rades and feted by Colonel Alex-
ander, Mission Chief, Saturday
night, Major Freeman, Friday.
soon for Chile to specialize in M. Reynold. S amn gi.eer. J-:
sanitation techniques. seph Loveac, Snator E.-
-:0:- manuel Pauld, M. Serge Villard1,
TRAVELLING Dr. Charlds Le6onte, M.Anlnre
Engineer Henri Douyon, his Thomas; witnesses for. theb4ji
wife and their daughter Denise- groom were Mmne Yolette. lp ,
are Havana bound shortly. Magloire,., General :Antbioe l.
Jacques Sejourne returned, velt, Col. Germain -E.%Ducheln
from the States Thursday. MajOr Prosper, ILt. Maulij
Adrienne Boncy went to King- Prophete,, M. Frantz Prophet'
ston Saturday. Mile Josephin-e Mpgloiret -..i
Mr. and Mrs: Jacques Roux Robespierre Touss'aint,...i
flew to Havana. Saturday. Pradon Theodore M. MariX-M.
Father Felix Bogart of St. Ge- itreui,'- M. A]phonse::Mo.ikb'eu:
rard's went to New Mission in M. Arsene Magloire :d, i-
Antigua yesterday. .. Adelpin Telson. ::
Joe and Ginette Ades flew to .
Beca.se of ie .,, w :. r
New York Sunday. Becase-of the griof which
cenrtly struck the Moritreui :A.-AA
Annette Brutus- is New York ritly s ck t Moru
ily the ceremony took place i
.bound .t strict privacy;. Matron of-
Marguerite Woolley i due..tos .. .
I our was Mile Gilberted 'Peitdi t
fly to Kingston today. i s
man was. His ExcellencyPa
Daniel and Marieth Brun are .. '
-, E. Magloire, Presideht dof the'i-
flying to New. York Monday..' ...
Mrs. Rony Chenet is visiting p bli. ,.
.' After the cvil" 'weading.i' -t
with relatives in the Cap. .
cortege proceeded to'-the
Avocat Emile.Cauvin clipper-- cortege pr cee e 't.
.church here 'te' ctouprel '.'
ed to Miami yesterday. church :heie the cou i
r ceived the niptial 'Wbe'di'ai-i.iit'
Dayid [Ti Da] Ades clipperedcived the n .uptial be i
home in Port lait week from a 3- .
week business- trip to the States. .
Ti 'Eric Brierre is enjoying
the waters of La Grande.Anse
river 'en vacancesb from Ti'Ge.
Personalty Of The Week
(Continued from Page 1)
'.n Haiti.* Whichever way you organisation, played in 'Cabin in
look at it it is wonderful that the Sky, and other hit shows.
,:aiti now has in her service a She was with Dunham for six
first-class interpreter and teach- "yeais, and besides performing,
er of dance technique. A noted was a dance insructress keeping
SIKatherine Dun'dam dancer who other troupers up to the
Y.vas an instructress in the mark in their technique.
., troupe, abd who' studied in Eu-
.'.rope, Lavinia Williams left her She soon felt that she had out-
;.' own successful school of dance, grown trouping; but Katherine
f in New York, to work in Haiti. would release .her only 'if she
SBut in. omirig here she was remained as head of the Dun-
.lkeeping a rendezvous with des- ham school in New York. This
tihy.' She had long admired Hai- she did, for she loves teaching,
S'ti, and was huirbly gratified at and in a short while had won
''the invitation to. enter its ser- herself a reputation as a teach-
Svice er of ballet, ethnic and modern
;.-Graceful, petite, with a towering dancing. She made one more
'::cdilffure, dressed always in trip with the Dunham organisa-
:"'fetching ensembles,'Lavinia is a tio In I1948, touring Europe.
t-striking personality to see. She [She cherished the curious mem
i is an even more fascinating per- ory of floating: down in a Ven-
: onality to meet. For, after' a ice gondola, while a thoughtful
,.few minutes of her eager, in- gondolier sang, for the benefit
'I,4iense conversation,. you realize of his passenger, snatches of
; rou are with a'genuine, devoted ,Pistol Packing Mama's].' In
";artist, and enthusiastic pronioter Florence she studied'. dancing
'-f.'th c f the h'dace. with the daughter' of Europe's
'Lavini as g t three, great Nyjinsky. And all over that
but it\s'he. .- 'ialent'f i. Continent She exchanged dagce
Sndatinng, f b fr' .ft oni i- lessons with"other performers.
L". i.-.tot in Eui'opeah -capitals. Back" in'
't;e'wjon ai yschiq |P j ',&2.~! ..the U.S.A. she had to choose be-
ts' ..T den agt j ti tween an attractive offer to
pne' ieye an 'pov dance andteach in Belgium, and
e..n ,, r 2. .l-.: .-_.i! d -.. .
sU.ene.c nit -eac pr's. marriage to fiance Shannon Yar-
aug.ne ,j'ne.f-. she vas borough'. Matrimony won over
F' 4- ttn i"e a' 'for career dreams, and Mrs. Yar-
S.il.t-l .c.u c thorough set up home in New
tl pti York. Her' husband, not wish-
pnting tooTs orine'lhand, and ing to'halt her career entirely,
iancing costume in the other, built a studio in their home, and
4hich she did.' Hbr dancing Lavinia settled down-happily to
'-talent was spotted at. once, and raising a family nodv two
4he iwon a place oti the show as daughters, Sharon and Sara
yell as otlier dancing seholai- and teaching.
inslils.. She became a featured It was through this dance
jerfdrirmnr if New York rlov.'s, studio .that Lavinia came in
j'oineld tlhe Kathertne Dunham touch \vith the Haitian govern-
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ment. Government counsellor
Jean Brierre visited her studio,
said : .This is the way I want
my people to learn.. Lavinia
had- often performed in benefit
shows at the Haitian Club, had
mary friends in the Haitian
New York colony .. Drummer
Alphonse Simbert enthusiastical-
ly recommended her, when the
Haitian government sent out
feelers about acquiring the ser-
vices of a dance instructor. Her
husband, who like many colour-
ed Americans, has a huge admi-
ration for the Republic, agreed
to let her accept a one-year con-
tract, and, after visiting with
.her here, is thinking of setting
up permanent residence, to teach
his specialty [he is a trained
maehianical en ineer s eriallicin n
teach them what to dance. Her
job is similar to that of the
American professor who came to
teach mural technique to the
primitive artists at the St.
Trinity Cathedral, and her suc-
cess promises to be equally sen-
sational. Wiseacres who said
that training would spoil the
dances, now agree that it has
immensely enhanced the per-
formances. She puts the troupe
thrice weekly through strenuous
gymnastic exercises, explains
finer' points of timing and ges-
tures, increases the expressions
in their dance vocabulary, gives
them the added stimulus of being
able to'demonstrating new skills
to the public. Fqr rehearsals,
where Lavinia is friend as much
a prize at auditions of promisirij
new dancers, and is persuading
travel agents to'send more to.i
ists to the Theatre de Verdure
She has interested ain America]
impressario Sol Hurok,'. in a pr
ject for taking the troupe on
Miss Williams. also. teach
dancing in girls' secondary,
schools. The Lycee de' Jeunel
Filles, under her direction, 're
cently put- on three ballets in'ri
highly successful programme
She is also coaching 14 teactlers
to-be of the dance, and as soor
as they can carry on, will con
centrate on more advanced work
*Haitians., she says, ,are nd
tural dancers .. and Haiti car
be a dance and cultural center
tn which nonnlra lnrenld'cnvi fron;t
as coach, there are no more ab- ,
in air conditioning.] all overthe 'world for study, an'
sentees. The dancers realisel i n
for *rhythmical inspiration., Thi
So Lavinia came with her that now they have left the
is her dream, and she intends t
daughters four months ago, and countryside for the stage, they',
threw herself wholeheartedly in have become performeTs from, r
S' .. 'ject for Haiti.
her job. [She -deliberately left whom a relentlessly high stand-
her book of clippings home. &I ard of artistic proficiency is re-
want people to be interested not quired. Lavinia's supervision CLERVEAUX BOARDDING-
in what I was but in what I am goes as far as investigating their HOUSE .S'; -&."
going to do.)] She is seen by diet. Since her arrival she has
most people at the folkloric got a certain wonderful person. 35, rue Clerveaux, Petionville,
shows at the Theatre de Ver- to donate 20 dollars monthly'for New cl'an rooms, very comfort
dure, where she gives, erudite the purchase of vitainin tablets able, hot and cold water,.' ilea.
commentaries in English. But for the players. Her earnest sant garden'. for relaxation~
you can recognize her work in propaganda for local dancing French cuisine. Moderate daily
the striking fitness and skill of persuac pd ,.tel A sowiation Pre- and monthly" pri '. Tpi"
the, dancers. Lavinia doesn't sident Robert Ba-usst to. offer 7805. .
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SUNDAj "171)U^ T 0t.,:lS3 :
e i. .A GVUS -.3Oth, 1953
SI '-hotei .' 'an n..:
sine Dora and Botello Barros at their exposition in
I Hilton hotel, San Juan.* I, ,
THE BANANA INDUSTRY
We note with pleasure that
Habanex, Haitis largest banana
exporters, are continuing their
sensational progress. [Haiti Sun
Aug. 2]. For the first three
weeks of this month the com-
pany has exported. 42,758 Hands
At this pace Habanex should
be able in three years to ele-
vate banana production in Haiti
to its former high-importance in
our economy the heights at-
tained in 1946-47, under the di-
reaction of the first Habanex.
. AITI SUN,
alerie des Arts d'Haiti Exhibition
8At Caribe ilton --- A Success
k at work at La Galerie
ts d'Haiti on the rue Pa-
a Lorraine Dora, who .with
lector Botello Barros, has
presented an outstanding
iition of the work of the
ie ir San Juan.
iuded in the exhibition
the now famous handpaint-
litts and dresses made by
tbra, paintings and sculp-
Iby Botello, and :a collec-
event in the social life of San
Jtian and the newspapers there
gave the exhibition and inci-
dentally Haiti much publicity.
During the following ten days
many hundreds of Puerto Ri-
cans visited the show as well as
many tourists. Some of the lat-
ter decided to'include Haiti in
their travels after seeing the ex-
MINISTER DUE HERE .
His Excellency Mr. Theodore .- :.-:,,
Suss, Envoy' Extradrdinary and Roy Tasco Davis is shown as he takes the oath of office as the.::,'
Minister Pelnipotentiary of Ger- Ambassador to Haiti [left] as Deputy Asst. Secretary of Inter-.
many to Haiti, is reported due American Affairs Robert F. Woodward [center] looks on.- Mr.'".
~iere next month. The new Marvin Will of Foreign Personnel administers the oath. ,
German diplomat is also accre- Photo -' O'Donnell,; ',
V* U U a;U
if':Afro-Haitian ceramics Amongst those who purchas-
wrved pieces. In addition ed some of'the works shorn
aLttdllCctidn of the hand- were the Governor of Pdejto
ht jewelry in copper and -Rico, Sr. Munoz Marin, who
Sf Winifred Chenet was boibght a painting fo ;"the Capi-
:"tal and thRector of the Uni-
-expositions was given in yersity)who cpose another pait
of the mnpin lobby of.he i tp added to the perman-
Hilton which thy artists et collection-of the, University.
-. d '. I. 1 *' n '"' l *i y
-med somewhat tb the 'The Cailbee .Hilton has asljbd
miation of the Hotel man- the owners of the Galerie 'es
it.- into a series of small Arts d'Haiti to give another ex-
'suitable for .showing the hibition this winter and' have
presented.' That is, the U.ggested that a similar show-
nanagemeilt was worried ing be given at some- time in the
t when they saw what future at the Waldorf Astoria'in
happening to their 1
ey were greatly pi
they saw the finished
opening was quite
as reported that A~
about noon at Laqu
ving in this rural
[Gonaives, M. Paul Sa
enember of the pcrso
in Haiti, hit a
: the name of Atrc
I ri:r d 'td
BO-- Y. A
obby, Nqw York. Right now Mrs. .
eased I a sys that she is delighted eRss$ '
,d re- to be Iome in Haiti and that. .
ehibitdons are wonderful but hoo Ba School Ba gs
Schc h gosol B a gs
an mean a lot of hard work. .. ,, ;
*,...*..i.**1 .* i 1..'.
e e lOses and
ite Girl Dies d .Pants.
Of 'eoad AccidentSw aters
igngt panus. Picked up with both wears
inte, arms broken and contusions to' nd l
sec- her face and legs, the victim was S l.Eld .V -dk rch
Ilom- rushed to *La Providence, hos- a T
,nnel pital of Gonaives where she l '
little passed away awhile after.' Be Is
onne .- -. -- .*..*. **.** **%- ***" ..
.. "--1 aI 'I ,--,4!,
6ont say dutch Deer, o uivuy.
the best beer of all dutch beers )
CURACAO TRADING COMPANY
dited to. ?avana h.bere he _rl
make his residence.
aSPOTLIGHT. the Caribbean's
Page I5" 1 '. '
best English-language Magazi ne:
. .. "- F .., .";
qs b6ei~g ar ndilel to iscribers .,"
in aiti. 'or t i7tif.n.on phone'
*Haiti Sun, 2021. .
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Page 16 .
The noted Ne
i c folk songs and
radio and TV
;. ia o Guibia. Accon
:a -on the guitar,
A E 'terpretes folk
;. languages. inci
:' ing ulp a num
Two beauties and Mlax Bissainthe pose for the photographer. he repertoire
M Rolande Cuvilly, right. with her friend Miss Maris Arscott an one of the
of Jamaica and M r .ia.r Rissnin the, the Director of the National old, and whia
j, aunt here shs
S Library. Photo ila S ."som *
i NDERRADUATE Vera Theobalds of Jamaica.
'VISIOR Sightseeing in to.wn last week Miss Mhaysh
H, aiti is Atinning t. .fiends was Mavis A.rsot.t who, gra- programme of
in the Caribbean every summer, ciously dropped in at our Eng- and guitar ov
When students from the Univer. lish-speaking newspaper office, Sunday from
'' sity College of -the West Indies though she is speaking only tre, in a prog
leave the University City at French for the duration. With by Firestone
S ona, Jamaica, to holiday over her was Mile Rolande Cuvilly A trained da
lre and to practice their with whom he is spending the Mayshew has
f. ench. summer vacation. Already Miss other field ...
:':Three more students from the Arscott has de bones impres- logy. A prize
lFaculty of Arts are now in Haiti, sons d'Haiti- and vice versa, pre-conquest I
.bringing the total to. eight. Mr. as affable student's friend, Max vated across t
.odney Bodden from Trinidad, Bissainthe, -was quick to ob- *
iss Mavis Arscott and Miss serve L NDRYA
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Compare .the reception po -
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Philips again enjoying a
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from Page 1
ew York singer of
1 ballads, arrived
after a successful
at the Casino de
Miss Mayshew in-
songs in several
uding Old English,
and Scottish. On
tour she is pick-
ber of songs. In
o she added 30 to
- nowv' over 300 -
n is over 100 years
le on her 10-day
e hopes to learn
ea will present a
ballads with song
er Radio Theatre
incer as well, Miss
interests in an-
a flair for archaeo-
!d possession is a
Indian skull exca-.
,pleased by the
the beauty of the
e, and the geniality
e, is modest, soft-
iel Neher of Ohio
Florida, who arriv-
Prince on Tuesday
who was proprie-
idries in the. south-
A. as well as the
Cleaning Stores, is
of world-wide Ame-
te ,of Laundering.
sold the Model Cor-
a syndicate for a
ly in excess of,half-
lars, Mr. Nier is
ell-earned rest. He
a six-hour working
ever, as advisor to
on at the new Hai-
in Modern Laundry
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