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VOL. IX SUNDAY, MARCH 29th. 1959 No. 26 PORT-AU-PRINCE
FOOD FOR 75,000 IN NORTH NORTH-
WEST IN 6 MONTHS ((CARE)) TARGET
'Fbod relief for 75,000 peo-
ple. including 30,000 children
..will be provided by CARE
'Foundation under an agree-
s meant signed recently with the
'iHaitian Government. This help
willl bE specially directed to-
"wards the drought stricken
.areas' of North and Northwest
i Haiti where an estimated
45,000 people are living below
subsistence level. Care feturn-
i.ed tboHaiti upon-the special re-
^uest of President Doctor Fran
ois Duvalier. Three of its ex-
perts spent 10 days here sur-
yng rural districts including
drought conditions in the areas
jof 'the Northwest.
l Tfhee CARE experts, Wil-
iliam Strouse a nd William
:Salas both f om Colom-
.bia, and Fred Devine from
'-New York, 'have been here
over the past ten days making
s surveys of the projected relief
a Haiti Tourist Aids
.See Harm In Rumors
SMembers of Haiti's tourist in.
1i0dustry are" deploring news reports
Sof impending invasions and fa.
Sine as harming their business,
;h"fe only important dollar-earner
that the country has at this time.
tsfl '.1ie invasion
.':threats so -much nonsense. Visitors,
.they say, are surprised to'find a
relaxed atmosphere With no sign
vof jitters or. tight security mea-
"' The suggestion, of help for Haiti
.lc. in New York to ask Ameri-
.planning to visit Haiti during
S. (Continued on page 6)
-Here At Request Of
President To Help
Mr Devine who had charge
of the Survey and talks with
President Duvalier said before
leaving for New York, Tues-
day, that they hoped to reach
75,000. people within the next
six months, with daily food be-
ing supplied for 30,000 chi-
dren, and priority being given
to drought victims.
.MVay'15th was made the targ
et date for launching the pro-
gram, Mr Devine said, but he
hoped it would be sooner if the
food can be diverted here by
ship. The first shipment which
is to cover six months of oper-
ation will total 3,500,000
pounds of foodstuffs.
Headquarters of the local
CARE offices will be set up
in the former IDASH and Star
lite' Construction building in
the Cit6 de 1'Exposition area.
Offl-e furniture is being moved
in' on Wednesday, Mr Devine
(continued on page 13)
In Jean Rabel
Reynolds And Art Center Spur
Painting Of Coastal Sail Boats
Telegramme '. Enfant Dieu. is first boat to be decorated under Centre d'Art Super-
Jn. Rabel, 25-3-59 vision, under Reynolds Haitian Mines sponsorship. Artist Sisson Blan-
ernrd Hii S chard was given job of livening up the hull of the sailboat with bright
Bernard, Haiti Sun colors and designs.
Pluie tombbe Jn.-Rabel Fais GREYHOUNDS TRACK OPENS
Demarches pour envoyer se- The Bunn Holds Hound Back
mencues. T Because Of Low Voltage
Pasteur W. TURNBULL Because Of Low Voltage
Delta Airlines Vice-President, Thomas Miller, weicomed-here on
a whirlwind visit last weekend. He was officially thanked by the
Tourist Board here for the excellent promotional work done by his
cotnpany for Haiti over the past 18 months. Mr. Miller was entertained
at cocktails at Hotel Beau Rivage, and a 'banquet at Le Perchoir.
'Narrowly Escapes' Sinking At Launching
SHIP WRECKS HOUSE IN MOUNTAINS
KILLS RURAL POLICEMAN OFF TO SEA
----- ----- --s Italian Baker
Built Craft Here:
Sof .' May Sail Home To Italy
The most original landing in
the Caribbean.stirred the town
of Petion-.Ville, fifteen hun-
dred feet above sea-level, Fri-
A 40-foot all-wood. copper
sheeted bottom yacht, as yet
unnamed, partly decapitated the
facade of.a dColffeurs shop
when it hit a swell -on its Pe-
An afternoon and morning
Were devoted to getting the
Pained Ily.accidents an4 laneching 'of his home-made yacht, talian vesselback on its course.
kor Petionville baker, Signor Joseph Dejure watches sadly as the The passage of the yacht
sterm of the big hull explores the muddy bottom at. the Capotage frDm its birthplace to the sea,
.Pler during Tuesdav's launching. (continued on page 16)
The electric power' gave
off a mere 110 volts instead of
the required 220 at the Dog-
Track, Tuesday night, so the
bunny didn't run.
Two thousand men, women and
children crowded into the spa-
cious 4new racing-track on the
Champde-Mars to see the sleek
miniature racers brought from
Miami by the promoters of the
Haitian Dog-Racing Association
ASSN. OF AID AND
The alarming situation of the
population of the Northwest afflic-
ted by the long drought that has
brought hunger and disease to
that region was treated by mem-.
bers of the Haitian Association of
Aid and Assistance, during its
inaugural meeting last Saturday
(continued on page 16)
where for a week they will have
a nightly 'ork-out in, preparation
for the formal opening on March
The fleeting, white mechanical
rabbit that spurs the little grey-
hounds' on their race to the finish-
(continued on page 14)
Left Here For C. T.
Mexican officials. are making
enquiries here; this week, i taf
the disappearance of a Meid-
can national who left Port-au-
Prince for Ciudad Trujillo by1
plane,. and according to Domin.
ican Euthorities, never reached
The missing man is Senor
Alfredo Perrena, Travelling Sa
lesman for the Hormona Phar-
maceutical Compahy of Mexi-
co. He spent two days in Port-
au-Prince last month from Fe-
bruary 18th to. 20th, stopping
at Hotel Riviera.
On February 20th, Perrena
ance of the Mexican national
(continued on page 8) '
Wishing London-bound Shell man Darbel Duvivier .Bon voyage.
Tuesday are his wife and two children, Company manager fnd Mrs.
Crewe. Mrs Duvivier will join her husband in New York in
three months and returned to Port with him. (See page 2)
,'-' flA SUNM SUNDAY, MARCH 29th.
-O-,-FTO :. EU- -.ON SHELL- G
B OPFF TO EUROPE, ON SHELL GRANT
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". 9i Stf turms out to see Robert Dirbel Duvivier (5th from left) off
4 ,"to lonu .
: Ro bert. Darbel DUvivies, Fi- who studied .Lubrifications on
i "'..'nance Manager of the Shell a grant in March of 1957, and
-i Company here, left Tuesday Leon H. D6pas who followed
i. for.. pecialided studies in Eu- the Retail Marketing Course
i'"i ope. He is the third staff mein- on a 'rant in May of the same
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1: l to be granted a scholarship ycar.
-c.*~ C :this Company here. These scholarships are in
;-;. t..r Duvivier will follow a keeping with fhe policy of the
S. Ij. in M.arketing Staff Shell Company to give the ne-
1' ,-.:'Developme t at the Shell offi- cessary encouragement tp their
m ce. London. -Haitian employees As well as
:" ;hers of'tie P-auPrinP e office an opportunity to perfect their
S,:il hve benefitted from scho' knowledge in the large centers
a hipaw are William Theard abroad.
S Shadow Of The Caribbean Legion
',. -:.- BY TED SCOTT IN HAVANA, CUBA
W.1 T:.:iE MAN, WHO GAVE THE CARIBBEAN LEGION ITS
m .. 'NAME presently is in Havana -- or at least he was here on
i- Snday night at the Zaragozana with Bruce Headerson of Time
: an Life an d another worthy gentleman who apparently vwa..
S" tr. lng incognito.
i.f- reo.ent.months the shadow .of the shadow, army knoIwn as
.it -~. ibbean Army. has grown larger and the' name of the
i,. ~~ti on whose. fape there -is. a smile is Jerry Hannifin of
T ariide Life, or vice versa, depending upon how you like
.' : urw.-vice in these here cool tropics.
A; 46ut the middle of 1947, an army of about 2,500 men with
..everal million dollars worth of arms assembled on Cuban
.:3', sei i preparation for an- attack on the Dominican Republic,
.i ....t 'f the force later was moved to a cay called Cayo Con-
...~:fitesu,'ff-Nuevitas on the North coast of Camaguay Province.
A": pbwer Which shall be nameless did not like the idea of
Sl' l' '. the6ia 'of- the Caribbean being disturbed, and indications
::: : We' made -to the government of President Grau San Martin
:: .that the expedition should be unbuttoned. The Cuban Navy
S moved in and the Army of Liberation of the Caribbean was
I *' .? t a a : .... -
'.Ibrlud *.i- its ranks were a number of American, British
l"'" Cd-Canadn veterans of World War II. most of whom were
te e for the high pay whib their trained services drew for
eitv i:, ml m.e -the expedition was disbanded Some of the arms
iwe 6,e4 for subsequent employment and were sent to Gua-
:; te for safekeeping in the.jurisdiction of President Ju-nl
]1 :'''ho is.one ofthe pillars of the Caribbean revolution-
.y 'emerint. At the same time. a ship carrying arms for the
ex otn, which was on.its way to Cuba, was diverted to
.Gu aIa. -Z
-iy n 1948, after the-Picado government had declared null
: nd d the election of Otiliq Ulate as President of Costa Rica-
S3,:i os Flsgueres, who was in charge of the action section of
ia e U la party, rose in revolt. Weeks earlier he had taken the
S precution of contracting to lend-lease the weapons of the
S ren.iants of the Anny.oa LUberation of the Caribbean. He had
S- no lands to gve away, but he had a little bit of cash ad
the owners of the aans Jriew they could trust him.
-, t R the arms from Guatemala, the Army of Liberation sent
a number of technicians to instruct the Cuban revolutionists
i' i mi their various intricacies. One of them was Miguel Angel
a mirez and the other Horacio Ornes, both being exiles from
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a L Daquiri service ... Fast Baggage klandling'
) Junior Captain and Stewardess Wings
the youngsters... Radar-guided Velvet Ride -
\ manyy other siunrs at so astm
REYNOLDS AND ART CEN TER HELP MAKE
CAPOTAGE PORT MORE COLOR FUL
The weather-beaten little wood- Centre d'Art and the Reynolds of these ships.
en ships that are the life-line for in decorating this first ship are The preliminary painting c
many coastal areas of Haiti are several. Firstly, it is felt that if 'Enfant Dieu. has been exe
getting a touch of color that will a number of these vessels can be by Sisson Blanchard, well-k
bring them under the beam of the decorated by leading Haitian art- Haitian primitive painter,
Tourist spotlight and add to the ists the now drab appearance of the uocdr:ative artists of Haiti,
attraction oT the Capotage,port. port.will be greatly improved and setting the highest possible s
Under the supervision of the the place made more attractive. It is ard of taste and execution.
Centre d'Art, the Reynolds felt that the port which shelters the bust quality marine i
Haitian Mining, Inc. is underwrit- these active small ships can be I:re being used. -
ing the decorating tf a Haitian made something quite unique in As well as being deco
coastwise cargo sailing vessel. The the world and a major attraction each ship will carry an a
ship chosen is the 40 foot *En- for visiting artists and tourists private figurehead sculptured
fant Dieu' out of Miragoane,-Paul Another objective is to discover Haitian artist.
Viau owner, Andrd Jeanty new decorative artists and sculp- All that is required of
Captain. The objectives of the tors in the various ports of origin I Continued on page 16
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ti t REST PiTS -U. S.
IN PEULIfR. SPOT
BY IB'f3 W PEARSON
..j..-. I nce, iiOt- If 'Lbyou sit on the shore of Northwest
^~ ,8iti.i'o'dit -across that 50-mile stretch of azure blue
beId1iiI lle thb Wtindiiard Passage you would never
M 9 that trouble luck tibeyond.
".AnAativ.efishing boat meanders by, pushed by a homemade
ocean freighter cuts a slim rift of white in the blue
|-'j^,oll1ws the route- taken by British Frigates, Spaixsh'
h.'haul Carib revolutionaries since the days of Cohim-
iit'tfC p years ago. -
'B'ly .discernible behind a cliimp of treed, however, and
dj-"'* k tot toward the 50-mile stretch bf sea is a French
~' ~r-aflo f Woirld war1.
:- l.fli beside it are Haitian soldiers stripped to thb waist,
.. 3 ,fithe spring sunshine. They are supposed to be guard,
eNtftest flaiti from thenew menace which worries
c:!-; .Just'5.0 miles across that blue'water is Cuba's Oriente Pro-
N.viii.e iep4te TFidel Castro hid and fought.
i- Acioss, that passage thousands of Haitians have sailed
1. 'seeking wbrk on Oriente sugar plantations. Across that pas-
..sage,. three times a week until recently, have been beamed
i r~aidcasts frbm .Radio Progreso, exhorting Haitians, to rise
p :pagasiist President Dlvalier.
And from across that.passage President Duvalier worries
-.over the Haitian exiles and Haitian sugar workers and Cas
-tro's bearded warriors expected to invade his country.
'The..Invasion mjght be classified as just' another tempest
--'in aotatry. which has been racked by tempestuous revolts
Sever .since .Toussaint L'Ouverture kicked the French out of
;-: -rw;. orJdS first. Negrd republic.
:i",t .for, Airericals it w'll be extremely important, for two
reasp.ri: 1) The. U. S. A. will be right in the middle; 2) Castro
ai'htbi s eyes on the,-entire Caribbean.
His invasion of Haiti would not be aimed at President
l ~1~F.ois.i uvalier,I the Michigan University-eduiated country
S.-.jjtor who .!olds. uncertain reign over the black Republic,
t. a G eralisso Rafael Trujilo, who holds tight reign
ovrthie Dowinican lieptiiic just beyond,
-. Fidel .Castro-ias sworn eieatth to dictatdrsih and Haiti
is.- the path of the No. 1 dictator of the Caribbean.
lie also has his eyes on the son of another famous-dictator,
President Luis Somoza,, whose swaggering Marine Corps-
' ,trainedfathei so long ruled the tropical republic of Nica-
Yn- Tfact, Castro-may have even larger aims. He has become
t a, embi-o Nasser of the Caribbean with an ambition to ce-
L.mndnt these strategic islands with Central America into a sort
SoQUnited Carib Republic,.
'And just as Nasser electrified the Arab world by taking
. Sde;some of Castro' cohorts advise him not to stop until he
*:h'h demanded-the Panama Canal be operated for the benefit
(: of Jarib countries.
'This may bea long time in the niakiig. For the moment,
:':the: lineup in the Caribbean is the three democrats versus
Qth4 three dictators President Betancourt of Vdi&6ezua,
I: o0. Munoz Maria of Puerto Rico, and Castro, vershs So-
I-iifa of Nicgragua, Duvalier of Haiti, 'aid -Trujillo of the
~) onimcan Republic.
lti^ne description is not entirely accurate, since Duvalier
a elected, and Somoza has inaugurated democracy reforms
!.e Munoz Marin governs part of the U. S. A.
|- '.-Nevertheless, in a loose way, that is the lide-up of Carib-
.beia rivalry vWith the United States sweating in' the mhidjle.
jxi predicainents results from the emibarrassig fatt that
e ;don't want to back dictators, yet at tie saie fu" e we
&0ant tolerate war.
nIder the nonaggression pacts of the nan-AirlicahUnido,
iVeU. S. is pledged to intervene, with foter inains, to pro-
t any member from attack.
Set if we intervene to protect Haiti and the Dominican
eblic we are put in the position of defending the No. 1
tor of the Caribbean Generalissimo Trujillo.
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organizing a ball on S
evening, March 28th
'club rooms in Petit
During .the ball the i
will turn over to Fore
nister- Louis' Mars. th
collected by them as a
button to the Pyschiat
ter, recently inaugural
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Dr Frangois Duvalier, left the
alace of Tuesday at .4:.q A9
..;: "M.for a hurred trip ,,t bMal-
x passe. He has developed a
smallxglqaOy of modern hpS ops,
near Fonds Parisiens, with elec .
:,% tricity and water -"fr each
house. It ieems water is n.rr
liX the 'iuface 'hnd well wati- can
be obtaiiied cheaply. Tlhe peo-
Club is ~ie -f Ma!passe have been
Saturday moved out. of the arid saline
1 at the flats to the new site.
members As a. result, each -house has
'ign Mi-' its .separate, small irriatd
p f'nd i grek. .
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ited at back in his office,af t.e Ra-
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C--ban.Ambassador Rodriguez Sends Note
r" Antonio Rodriguez Noted French a "
To Foreign; Minister/ Asking Cuban
S n Ehabal requested that the pf
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alrequested that thG Pf
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Tiday be detained. Brief Visit Here a
uiiday. -.be detined. Wan
". .Laureano. Ibarra Perez, Jose Mr. Jean Marie, President of
MartinezAlegria and -Francis the Compagnie Generale Transat- Ha
' ::co. dMalonado Iglesias, Cuban lantique, on a brief visit here this an
itizens who took refuge in the week, was introduced to a large v,
; .Han Embassy in Havana gathering of officials, diplomats nic
were given safe.conducts after and prominent social personalities ow
in spent a good while there during several banquets and re-
: h asylum, ceptions held in his honor. His Yo
'iAmbassador Rodriguez's note party included Mrs. Jean Marie, ren
i.atted these-me were criminal ,Mr. Lampiefti and Mr. pezard. iGo
f'a.n.ers, under the law. and of
..eitd to the Intei-American' French Amnbassador and Mrs. co
co'lyfntion.governing the right Lucien Fl6ix received the visitors s
at a banquet, Monday evening,, at to
A -f9.a was responsible for their residedep Manoir des Lau- wh
:i "sescanidklous ffai t at the riers which was atterdd6d by Ha
Ci-otom House. in, Santiago de Foreign Minister Louis Mars, to
I''iba, tihe. note stated, awhile nance'Minister Andr6 Thdard and ne
) r'' tinez Alegria was the prin Ambassador Baguidy, Chief of RA
'-o^:tiperson responsible for the Protocol. OF
th-''erce established with the -"
1i ~!E-i es for carrying arms dur- Receptions at Hotel Castelhaiti ton
S,-in the' said epoc when Mes- .and at Hotel El Rancei were also
.:si ~ r Santiago Rey Parana organized in honor of the disting-
and ifa Ramon Jimenez Maceda uished visitors by Company repre-
i;.,. had the portfolioo of the Minis- sentative Gerard Vital. They left
try of ;the Interior. Th6 Gov- Port-au-Prince on Wednesday. J
ernamnt. will pursue negotia- Pr
'.:' ti8in .,'view 'of obtaining the Mr. Jean Marie's Company is. Ca]
' extradition of these Cuban sub- presently building, the world's -hol
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Spp. Royal Bank of Canada
Point IV Officials
The distinction of Honorary Ci-
enship of the'City of Cap-Hai-
n was conferred this week upon
. Harry W. Yoe, and Mr. Val
ashington, both Americans, by
Decree of the City Commission
Haiti's second city.
lr. Yoe is the Director of the
S. Operations Mission to Haiti,
1 Mr. Washington is from the
The Decree, -signed at the City
II in Cap-Haitien on March 6th
i signed by Mayor Hermann
veillI, and members of the Mu-
ipal Commission made the foll-
,Considering that Mr. Harry W.
e, of American nationality, has
idered eminent services to the
government, at difficult moments
the Administration of our
He has the right, consequently,
national recognition; that
ich the Municipality of Cap.
itien, on its part, has decided
concretize in a particular inan-
r by proclaiming him *HONO-
RY CITIZEN OF THE OITY
The citation for Mr.' Washing-
Home ideally situated at Thor.
ivate road; panoramic view of
pital, swimming pool, water 24
urs a day. Completely screened.
bathrooms. Apply 'Haiti Sun,.
Bucking broncos are expected
to raise the dust at Sylvio Cator
Stadiurd early April with the
return of the Rodeo Circus.
Lawrence H. Sunbroch, repre-
senting the Miami Rodeo which
visited here last in 1956 made
public the signing of a contract
for the use of the Stadium from.
April 10th to 12th., -,
Messieurs AndrA Rousseau and
Augustin A. Viau, President and
Treaslrr rpsnpectivelv. of the
Haitian Football Federation, ac- Writer.poet Ren6 Dpestre bid.
cording- to Le Nouvelliste, of goodbye, Saturday noon, to Haiti.
March 17th, stated that although He said he is going to work with.
no contract had been signed as -Presence Africaines in Paris. Mr.
yet, the representative of the Ro- Dpestre flew to Havana by Delta
deo Circus had promised to re. Airlines were he will spend twa.
turn to complete arrangements. weeks.
CHATELETS DES FLEURS,
Restaurant featuring savory delicious Haitian dishes for goer-
Please read the small print; A
Haiti is a word of the aboriginal Carib Indians meaning'
aWooded mountains) And Haiti was well named, for 85 percent
of its surface area is mountainous.
You have not seen Haiti until you have seen its mountains.
The Chatelet des Fleurs is well situated to show the fascinating,
Haitian. countryside. It is reached by 15 miles, 35 leisurely
minutes, of pleasant driving, over a road now gorgeous with-
Chatelet des Fleurs produces and exports cut flowers and
tropical perfumes of highest quality. The high point of your-"
visit can well be this visit to Chatelet des Fleurs, with its coun-
fryside, its gardens, its delectable Haitian dishes and its perfu-j
vIS RENT- a CAR.
~'S~jg~ra..B IPP ~ ~ Q~
Road maps, information,
pick-up and delivery from
Drive one of the beautiful latest model
_available at all leading Hotels
DAILY RATE (24 Hours)
$9.00 per Day Plus 10c. per Mile
$45.00 per 7 Day Week
Plus 10c. per Mile
All Rates Include Gas, Oil and
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STAY IN' HAITI
SUNDAY, MAiCH 29th. 1959
OFF TO RIO
Attorney Aurelien C. Jeanty,
membre of Port-au-Prince Bar
Association, has just been gran-
ted a scholarship by the Brazilian
Government. He is expected to
leave shortly for Rio de Jpneiro
to specialize in Public Adminis-
tration at the Getulio Vargas.
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THE HAITIAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER
Community Weekly Published Sunday Morning
EDITOR-PUBLISHER BERNARD DIEDERICH
FERANT-RESPONSABLE PAUL E. NAJAC
ESTABLISHED IN 1950 '
THE MISSING LINK
IN HAITI'S ROAD NET WORK
..A glance at the map of Haiti discloses that the Northwest
. .oner of Haiti is not encircled by road. The road from Port.
de-Paix to Jean-Rabel is fn only for a jeep and animals..
From Jean-Rabel to Mole St. Nicolas, the going is good over
-hard lava rock. Up to Bombardopolis from the Mole is a
tough scenic route started by Father Laroche and completed
by the Public Works Department The practical.minded Ca-
tholic Priest cares for this road and helps to keep it under
repair. Father Laroche who obviously has a passion for road
building started some time ago a road in the direction of
Baie de Henne, a port on the South Coast of the Northwest
Peninsula, but the Public Works has to complete it.
The road up from Gonaives, a regular bed of thorns, was
continued two years ago from Anse-A-Rouge to Baie de Hen-
ne by the USOM gWoik.For-Foodb Program.
As. a result of a bad, dead-end road, the Northwest has
about as much four-wheel traffic as the moon. Business is
Carried on by the sea, a costly process in the best of seasons.
Many observers in this area feel if the South and North
were linked by road this would stimulate trading in that
Area and open up new vistas for the farmers. The arguments
in favor of a road from Bombardopolis to Baie-de.Henne
ate multiple, without listing the tourist appeal of Mole St.
Mtolas with its old French and English forts and fabulous
Food was distributed in Jean-Rabel and surrounding mou
tains this past week by the Catholic Welfare and Protestar
S pastors of the Church World Service to the needy towi
J6hn Hlavack of NBC who visited the area over the weel
:. Tlf4 Hospital Dispensary, according .to Mr. Hlavack i
without lights or food and has only a. small supply of med
S cines which were sent .by. a donor through the '
the Catholic Welfare, and Dr: Larimer Mellon of the Schwei
S zer Hospital.
The important needs of the Northwest which is suffering
from severe drought is seen today as (1) Medical Supplies
(2) Funds for Transport and food distribution and seed fo
planting when the rains eventually come.
Father Yves Pouliquen of the Secours Catholique has hi
office before the Cathedral, and Pastor Mac Connell of th
World Church Service is located at the Methodist Churc
o .n the Rue de la Revolution.
BREAK FOR ANIMAL LOVERS
With the opening of the first racetrack in the Republi
this week, the Port-au-Prince public became more dog-cons
Even the common cur, that, with the cock in the morning
crescendo, gave signs of being destined for a better life
as the 48 sleek little canines leapt into the spotlight at thi
iGreyhound Dog Track, here.
Port.au-Prince animal lovers are gratified, and feel tha
Sthe introduction of this new sport will greatly contribute
-towards eliminating the aversion that many have for ca
Man's most faithful friend will owe a great deal to thu
trained, speeding little Italian Greyhounds, and to the group
Saof Miami promoters who are introducing this spectacle thai
is sure to give a new appreciation of dogs in general.
* DISCOVER THE FASCINATION
Through Its Postage Stamps
S" For complete information in Haiti
stamps and other details which will be
furnished you free of charge, write to
.0. Box 723 Port-au-Port-au-Prince
March 23, 1959
Is t in order to call the at-
tention of the proper officer
of the Governmen of the im-
minent withdrawal of the K L
M Royal Dutch Airlines from.
service to Haiti.
The air has been full of
words concerning the develop-
ment of the tourists and com-
:nerce that is being allowed
to wither on the vine.
CORNER OF RUE GREGOIRE & RUE VILATTE
DUCK i 1'orange FILET MIGNON
LOBSTER au rhum STEAK alt poivre
LAMBI & la sauce rustique CHICKEN 1l'Haitienne
EVERY ROOM WITH PRIVATE BATH
WINTER RATES: $8 to $10 (single)
$12 to $14 (double)
SPECIAL OUT'OF-SEASON RATES
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION WRITE:
ANTOINE DUPOUX P. O. Box. 474
Miss Elsy Williams of the In-
ternational Business Machine
Company of Philadelphiai, Pa.
arrived on Monday for a month's
vacation here. The distinguished
visitor is a friend of Miss Car-
men Plilippe of If11AS. She
will spend a week in Cap-Aai-
tian during her sojourn, and is
lodged at Majestic Hotel in
THE AMERICAN VEHICLE, IDEAL FOR HAITI
s, It is the -LARK, manufactured by STUDEBAKER-PACKARD
ir CORPORATION. Neither large nor small or rather, large and small at once
Offering all the advantages of large cars, 6 to 7 passengers,
is Stability, Comfort, Power and all the advantages of the small car Low
ie fuel consumption (30 to 32 miles on'a gallon.
Easy to drive, length reduced
Reduced Prices, in spite of its great luxury
Ideal for Haiti
THE NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE AGENCY, S. A.
Place Geffrard, Phone: 3216 or 3929
Garage, Rue des Cesars, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Ask also for a demonstration of the Pick-Up and Trucks their saving of fUel.
solidity, power and capacity are already universally known.
Could it be that we do not
have the initiative and energy
to merit reasonable income
from.the touristic industry?
(s) Air-minded Subscriber.
Dr. and Mrs. Fleming H. Nor-
ris of East Patterson, N. J, on
a cruise to Panama aboard the
S. S. *Ancon of the Panama
Line, will spend the day Mon-
day off ship with Dr. and Mrs.
Ulysses Dailey. The couple who
visited Haiti last year for se-
veral weeks stopped over on the
trip down last Tuesday for the
3ay and enjoyed a day of shop-
ping and sightseeing.
'~TJDAYI~ ECH ilL 859 HA~nSUN
Wife Explains How
Aboard Cruise Ship
Mrs Robert Callahan, an
eye-witness to her husband's
fatal accident aboard the S.
Jerusalem, stated that his fall
occurred shortly after the mid-
night show. They had been
swimming in the ship's pool
and upon climbing not he
slipped, fell backwards and
struck his head on the side of
He was instantly paralyzed
and expired Thursday, after
four days at the Canap6 Vert
Callahan, 26, of New York
was travelling with his wife
Jane 23, and their 4-yeareld
son, Lee, on the cruiseship S.
S. uJerusalemrn which spent
the day of March 12th at Part
MAMca 29th. 1959
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Haiti Tourist Aides
SSee Harm In Rumors
(Continued from page 1)
the next month to carry a contri
bution of food is called completely
i practical and preposterous here.
S Because of lack of rain famine
is affecting the north-west corner
t. o Haiti Local opinion is divided
K. on how 'that region should be
i'" ." I
V^ I The Catholic Welfare Service
and the Church World Service
have sent special shipments of
-foodstuffs to the Northwest upon
.*j. request. Five hundred tons of
Sfoodstuffs arrived here Saturday by
Ship from the United States con-
S signed to the two religious organi-
a. iatons, which are distributing
i"''United States aid to the needy in
S Four representatives of the
CARE Foundation this week com-
Spieted a preliminary survey of
the Republic. Mission Chief
auriac arrived from Costa
S' ca on Sunday and their program
:'is expected to be underway by
Miay 15. .
SMlster. of Agriculture Henri
M:arc-Charles purchases 250 sacks
of rice and beans on the local
mai et:to be dispatched'to the
'farmers of the region.
Georges Clinton, Director of the
Haitian Junior Red Cross went to
I i-~-* Ad
La Phalange observes
The Catholic morning daily, *La
Phalanges, believed to have the
largest newspaper circulation in
Haiti, observed its 20th anniver-
sary on March 18th.
La Phalange, was founded by
Monseigneur Le Gouaze, former
ArchdBishop of Port-au-Prince.
An able editorial as well as
printshop staff in a neat, spacious
Rue Pavee building, does an ad.
mirable job of covering the local
The direction and administra-
tion is handled by Mr. Franck
St. Victor who has been with the-
daily for 19 years.
*Haiti Sun. joins its colleagues
of the press in extending best
wishes to the Director and staff of
'La Phalange, and wishes for
continued success in their report-
ing ofth e facts.
NORMAL RURAL SCHOOL STAFF
AND 74 STUDENT-TEACHERS
SEE' DOCUMENTARY AT DAMIENS
Director Marcel Desroches of
the Ecole Normale Rurale, his
staff and a large, group of stu-
dents were shown two films on
the educational system progress
of the Republic of Liberia, last
This establishment has 74
young men and .women teachers
selected from the different re-
gions of Haiti who are being
trained as teachers who will re-
turn to work in the rural schools
of their respective sections of
the country. They are all on
Government scholarships spon-
sored with the assistance of
SCHAER and are lodged and
boarded in the establishment.
on the campus at Damnens. The
school was opened in 1954.
The Rural education center
has Divisions in Home Econo-
mics, Agricultural Education,
Industrial Arts, Health, Re-Edu-
cation, Physical Education, Psy-
chology, Principles of Education
Mr. Hubert Reeves, Point IV
Specialist at SCHAER is in char
ge of the Teachers's Training
Section. The staff includes Mr.
Leonce Guerrier, Miss Marie.
Carmel Lafontant of the Edu
w N i -
a gi .": ., :.', .
national Material Section, Mr.
Raymond Clavier, General Sur-
veyor, all technicians of SCHA-
SA 30-minute lecture on Libe-
ria was delivered by Mr. Jacob
Willis, 2nd. Embassy Secretary,
after which the students were
given 15 minutes for questions.
Also attending the lecture and
SUNDAY, MARCH 29th. 1959
showing of the films were Mr.
Robert Pritchard, American pia
nist and instructor, Mr. Reeves
Mr. Maximilien and Mrs. La-
porte, Embassy Public Relations
Mr. Dearoches, who has stu-
died in U. S. Universities and
Puerto Rico, and a member of
the National UNESCO Commis-
sion here, was appointed Prin-
cipal of the Ecole Normale Ru-
rale upon his return from the
U. S. last September.
NEED ANY MAGAZINES,
NEWSPAPERS, BOOKS, etc.?
Just Walk to
LIBRAIRIE DE LA PLACE
Right on the Petion-Ville Square
(Near the Church)
CHF'29 1959 .
"iCH 29tlh. -1959
A. '.-.,..... -Qu-i .
-hi ehihas t b i' bcs inporl-ts frQ'm all the corner: of the ,world. You can save up to 60"
U.S..price- whiltl your duty free allowance of $200. over 48 hours and $50( over
"ys ouie U.S. .- Fisher's willbe a real ,hopper's paradise. Not only free port prices
bi4 B nt.odest niark-fup, be.canse everythingg is.r:oncentrated in one large building. Are your
'fSiest assetss iin .buying at Fisher's.
O-1: ed MAIN FLOOR OF FISHER'S SE
ietdaiu- Liberty of Lo-.'idn Fabrics rilE IMAHO
I."..f d and P*r-gr i Gloves -l4wick
t~eiQd Cashmire Sweaters Lubin
wIAKrt '- n il Knize -- Criffe Perfumes
ii ioN n "- odet Louis De Silignae Cognacs
:uii I)e iMontesquien Anmagnac -- De uyper
'Ugfrs- .-- Aatlor Aqtiavi,t Danish Pore'-,
iil id Silver Spalding of England -" '
i 91i0goods. ..
I iish'Ir .n" lerican's -favorite sl
Sill prices are clearly marked on every
When' a wci-I-rainei! and" courteous
help you to soh-e your shopping probli
.Where checks and foreign banknotes
ted, and your purchases shipped. We
give you free information about U.S. c
gulations and shipping costs.
)GANY AND NATIVE HANDICRAFTS FL
, anogany quality goods fruon onu oi' wrclslInO-"
Sisal-and-Straw goods -- Vodoo Drums Dolls Hots
records Books Filmr Plare Mats
.ai1.'ORLD FAMOUS EMBROIDERY FI.LOOi
lhMPLETELY AIR CONDITIONED
Liqueuir -Brandies -
Art P breelains
SITRO 4CH P VS UMSN
s iil 1"' "';...T
laitian Embroidered Dresses Blouses skirts
'.---men's shirts Cuban Guayabera Shirts -
:qlant 88k Searves Swiss Bandkerchiefs -
-'. t s Linens Beaded Bags Petit-point Bags
'a iwre Sweni.'- -. *D*grin MlIn-e LIb'-
8tsin Shee Bags
wilss Wathe w
'P ,nch Pile.
Bing & Groenjad
Roval Vienam"- garden '
Lalque and Bohemian, Cry-,
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Mexican Disappears Mysteriously On
SPlane Enroute To Ciudad Trujillo
continuedd from page .) with the Spanish Republicans
in Mexico. Without apparent
tok the Pan American Air- reason he left Ciudad Trujillo
ways 'igh.,N 433 for Ciudad for Mexico City where he be-
Trujillo and nobody peems to came a naturalized Mexican ci-
have hid news of him since, tizen. He found work with the
S His wife' alerted Mexican Pharmaceutical Company cov-
authoities when she heard no ered the area in Venezuela,
-. -word from her husband who Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Re
S -.was- accustomed to cable her public, Puerto Rico And Mexi-
from every country he visited co, travelling every year.
during his sales trips. His family now consists of
Doctor Gardenas of the Mexi his wife and two children.
can Government's Foregn Of-
i;. ice Section'of Justice arrived
l, here this week to investigate
the- case. Pan American Air-
ways and Immigration. files i .
S how that the Mexican depart-
S edfom Port-au-Prince. Dr Car
denas leaves Haiti tomorrow ,'
to continue the investigation '
i0 errena arrived in the Dom-
i an'Republic from Spain in.
0 a, an immigrant Spanish
epublican with a pregnant
he d empty pockets. Tru-
4fo received them -well and
gave the wife all facilities for LES PLUS BELLES MOSAIQUES
1.. bhospitalizationr ,When they I HAITIENNES
a" opened a school there one of I E ui
the students was Trujillo's son. UE I
Perrena entered into contact 'PLACE 6EFFRAKD P'
r.* : .
.. ,:I ,
'jC amberof.ommerce Bldg. .
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1,36th. Year Here
"Tn Sunday March 29th. at St
Paul Church Place Ste. Anne.
There will be the unveiling of
a Plaque to commemorate tbe
136th. Anniversary of the found
ing of the African Methodist
Episcopal Church in Haiti andl
'the 25th. Anniversary of the
Rev; Philip Van Putten D. D.
as Superintendent of this Mis-
In 1823 President Jean Pierre
Boyer sent Mr. Granville to New
York to iiv te the Free Ne-,
groes -to Haiti. Mr. Grauville
conferred with Bishop Richard
Allen of the Africain Methodist
Episcopal in Philadelphia, who
was then considered the Leader
of the Free Negroes in the Uni-
ted States. Under the direction
of Bishop Richard Allen, the
Free Negroes responded to the
invitation of President Boyer
and qaiYed from New York to
Port-an-Prince a nd Samana
which is now a Province in the
Dominican Republic. The des-
cendents of these Pioneers are
still known to us both in Port-
au-Prince and in Samana Rep.
- The Rev. P. Van Putten D.
D. came to Haiti from the Domi-
nican Republic in 1934 as 'Pas-
tor of .St. Paul and Su'perinten-
dent of the African Methodist
Episcopal Mission, he'found the
Church closed as there was no
Pastor for three years. During
this .period of his superinten-
dency he has- organized Mis-
sion at Bellevue de la Montagne
PetionvillW; Carrefour, Marian-
ni Po rt au-Prince; Gressier;
Gressier; Croix des Bouqupets;
Bethel, Cabaret; Liancourt, Ver
rettes; Petite -Riviere de l'Arti-
bonite; Carrefour Oge Dessali-
nes; Bayonnais. Gros Morne
Gonaives; Trianon Mirehbalais:
He has also prepared Pastors to
serve at each one of these Mis-
Rev. Van Putten has received
the Degree of Doctor in Divi-
nity from the Christian Theo-
logical College of New York in
1948 for out standing Religious
and Social Work in the Domi-
nican Republic and Haiti and
another Doctorate from Canip-
bell College Jackson Miss. for
Religious and Educational Work
For the past six years he has
been a 4lember of the Supreme
Court of his Church, represent-
ing South America and the Ca-
ribbean Area. On November
18th. 1958 Dr. Van Putten was
.decorated by His Excellency Dr
Francois Duvalier, President of
the Republic with the Order du
Merit Civil Toussaint Louver-
ture Grade Commander.
Off To Puerto Rico,
Costa Rica And
USOM in Haiti announces
that Jean Th6ard employed by
Service Agricole de la Coope-
ration Technique as an exper-
imental farm supervisor has-
been selected by ICA/W to
participate in Special Course
in Tropical Pasture and Fora-
ge Crops. The program of train
ing will include Puerto Rico
Costa-Rica as well as Washing-
ton, D. C.' and 'is expected to
last three months.
Mr Th6ard will depart,,Port-
au-Prince on or about March
Mr. and Mrs. Francois Le-
grand flew to two months holi-
days, in France Tuesday, The
manager of Altierf in Cap Hai-
tien clip.lered, to Paris via New
SUNDAY, MARCH 29th.
Mr and Mrs John -Freen
from England are visiting h
at Hotel El Rancho. Mr Ft
man is connected with the 1
vel industry in Europe and
Use this simple, efficient me0
od to keep records. Saves tinm
and saves money. Gvve gY
facts at a glance ,
A simple modem method that taki
much of the work out of record keej
tng. Cards fan out. lie flat, their ma
gins are instantly visible. You get
whol1 picture at a' glace. Cabi.
or B6oks. We'll gladly emon
'how Visible Records wiN be. y
of Commerce BIdg.-
S AIRLIN9F A
AND CENTRAL AMERICA
FOR OUR HOLIDAY
Ancient Aztec civilisation
Mexican art and folklore
I Discover enroute the (Roys
Service of KLM Royal Dut
.DY AC 9h N A n I
.D e Your
-It is getting so Fhat people are
'.akhig vacations as much to
s '"hop as to play golf, lounge in
the sun or just relax. And, no
a: 'wonder when you consider the
-.i" savings to be had through Free
.i ".ort-Shopping. A couple who
'normally might spend $500 on
-Chsistmnas gifts finds they can
4uiy the same gifts, in free-port
'shops, at savings up to 60% of
:U'. S. prices. So, for the $250.
o. -r. so they save, they enjoy a
wonderful vacation in Haiti.
Perhaps the most famous free-
S port-shop in the world is La
Belle Creole. located in the
S heart of fascinating Port-au-
Ri'r1; .xince, Haiti. 'Here one can
*:\ i 2Jpd a veritable wonderland
full of the- world's most de-
.. _.'sired merchandise. Swiss wat-
p'bes, Cashmeres, Handmade
a gs, Gloves, Crystal, China,
: Silver, Frenoh Perfumes, Ca-
n. imeras, Liquours and a seem-
ingly endless array of native
handicraft make La Belle
Creole more a shopping cen-
S ter than a ordinary shop. Con-
-. side that one can, b.uy the
world's 'most o famous 'Swiss
w. atches Patek PliHppe,
Omega' Ulysse Nardin, Tissot,
'-i.' "ivada, Jaeger Le Coultre,
Borel, Juvenia,. Audemars Pi-
Sguet-at discounts of 50% of
he U., S. advertised prices,
:'- :.nd it is no wonder that La
1 Belle Creole is famous. The
S"' same applies in China, Crystal
S and the'rest every fine brand
is represented. Before buying
an expensive watch it might
be well worth your time to-
consider a trip to Haiti.
Al Noustas, President of La
Belle Creole and Haiti's most
vigorous promoter of tourism,
is perhaps another reason for
S the surge in popularity of
free-port shopping. His ad-
vertising in support of travel-
shopping has appeared in most
leading U. S. publications and
he continues to pursue a po-
licy of cooperating with tra-
vel agents in their various
promStions to increase tou-
S rism. Among the most popular
innovations he has created is
the practice of sending a bot-
tie of free champagne to any
visitor to Haiti who happens
to be celebrating a wedding
anniversary or to be on a
This year La Belle Creole is
itself celebrating a 10th an-
niversary and Al Noustas has
doubled his efforts to make
: the world conscious of the
advantages of traveling-to-
shop. The store will hold a
two month long sale offering
even.greater discounts on fa-
mous brand merchandise.
Everyday exclusive items will
be selected to be sold to visi-
tors at prices that will as-
Stound them. No doubt thou-
sands of tourists this year will
come home from vacations in
Haiti, richer, in a way, than
when they went away.
Iu RE gorge
\FREE PORT SHOPPING CENTER
P. O. Box 676,
AROUND THE WORLD IMPORTS
- MNTON, WEDGWOOD,
ROYAL CROWN DARBY,
HANS HANSEN, GERO,
The Finest of FRANCE.
WEBB & CORBETT, *
OMEGA, PATEK PHIIPPE
JUVENIA TISSOT, BOBEL,
JAEGER LE COULTRE,
ULYSE NARDIN, RIVO,
CARVEN, LE GALLON,.
SFABERGE OF PARIS.
- JACUES GRIFFE
BERN HARD ALTMAN,
GOLD & SILVER JEWELRY
and BRAZILAN GEMS.
VooDoo Inspired -
- The Best.
CREAM, All FRENCH,
- CoUlctor's Items
Typieal Costume-Dressed DOLLS
World Famous RUGS & DRAPERY
Haitian RUM BARBANCOURT
Have us send gifts to your friends in the U. S. A.
without affecting your quota.-- See us for more information.
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NDAY, MARCH 29th. 1959
HAITI SUNS -
B~i~:. '- .: ".- '.`~:rr
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.: NEW SITE FOR SLAUGHTERHOUSE
-DUVAL, President Of The new site, on which work Port-au-Prince
.aitlaln Amerflan Meat And' is scheduled to begin next week plans which i
l gison Company S. A. i located approximately three building to be s
CMrlMfes Sithatioi quarters of a mile west of the He is accompany
Agricultural College at Damien. don- B. Duval,
-'. Stories have been circulated It is in- isolated area, far re- Company, and
:re.e- itt-iy "hich bave reflected moved from other buildings or Campbell wEo
: iadve~if on the character and habitations and thus eliminates manager in cha
.meinefdia of ti officers of the any possibility of the plant be- after the plan
Haitin -American Meat and 'ing objectionable to anyone. The target dat
: Prdviion Company, S. A. which pletion. of the
.s 4n the proce3 .of building a 'The officers of the Haitian August 1st.
new, modern slaughterhouse in American Meat and Provision
oaif Damien. This slaughter- Company, S. A. are fully aware Mr. Campbel
e is intended to replace the of their responsibilities to the entire business
UP bilt in the City of Port- Haitian public and are hopeful meat packing I
-i. P e in 1193 and' which is that this, relocation of the plant the past several
i antiquated, easanitary and will meet with popular appro- in charge of th
*oIete. val. mour-& Co. in
:The~ stories purported to Chicago. He wil
fir,fW.. an exhoroitait sum has The location of the new, mo- family to Haiti
i paid forthe land,-when in dern slaughterhouse in the Da- Kis pErmanent
fact.-th.e--lnd has I&ee-. leased mien area wil make available au-Prince.-
I i: an anal rental basis by the
1g8Lan. from the Govdrnment
afii The Company was also
'c for locating the plant
t50 yards from the Nor-
ae proposed location for the
i 'd besn approved..by'
Connected with this
in the belief that the
I p slau.-ghterhouse wou'i
J w t thbe school in Any.a d-
RtIBj er. Ho'vever, i ori-
R -^li' *4.ojd the possibility that
*tpj expansion of either the
ijhiiOr .or the. slaughitei ouse
iig cause lapleaant rondi
Sip tp develop, the Company
.ii selected a new location for
; ... at.
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to tlie students of the-State A-
gricultural College at Damien qn
opportunity to study the latest
methods in current use --n the
United States- for the improve-
ment of the cattle herds through
scientific feeding and breeding.
The slaughterhouse itself will
be an .outstanding model of
slaighteihouse design which;
will undoubtedly be- visited by
delegations from many nearby
countries seeking ideas on the
most modern methods of meat
Mr. Osca' A. Anderson, pack-
ing plant engineer, who is in
charge of the design and cons-
truction of the new plant is in
1 #flhei awl onlu
Ss a ands maligie drmai
EL RANCHO HOTEL
i-Of--th e -intL
.. ,. ?t. rench, Haitian and American Cuisine
,-. -.O .r the direction of thee-internationally famous
.'i' 'Chef Olympias Passales and
.' featuring the Internatibnal Buffet every Monday
S and Pool-side'Barbec-e eah Thursday
," .nd' Delicious cocldais and" other drinks
aerv-ed at the smart rendaz-vous, the Round- Bar
." : Dancing under the stars to the music of
,.,; ... Raoul- Guillaume's Orchestra
presented by Haiti's stellar artists......
r,.. '" and the dne and only Ti Roro
^^ with lis magic drum
i" iso the wly Fashion Show
mA Night of Loveliness.
~~ ;' produced by the Coin de Paris
n- .B -....Elegance...... Refinement.....
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Sixteen years at
will be observed
Charles Alfred V
ing week. The oc
marked here by
Mass to take pla
at'8:00 A. M.
The fruitful m
Voegeli in Haiti
many the buidinj
I- .I.- _l -S
.SUNDAY, MARCH 29th. 1959
now to complete
will permit the
lied by Mr. Gor-
President of the
by Mr. Charles
wil be general
rge of operations
t is completed.
e for the corn-
plant is about
I has spent his
career in the
business and for
years has been
ie plants of. Ar-
Kansas City and
1 soon bring his
and will make
home in Port-
: the head of the
mission in Haiti
oegeli this com-
casion will be
a Solemn Grand
ice at the Saint
on March 31st,
mission of Bishbp
g of numerous
m _1- i_ _- ar
Served -ixeusiw/v at Haii's Leading
HOTELS & RESTAURANTS & BY CONNOISSEURS
THROUGHOUT THE WORLD
Caribbean Construction Co. SA.
hcuctL.es, me the ablisnment 0o eh Builders Of The Military City.
Center for Handicapped -Childred, Builders OfThe Military City
and the construction of a modern-, Gen. Manager: Gerard THEARD-
Snew.college at Port-au-Prince. Phone- 3955. P. 0. RO- 284
MODERN COMFORTS WITHHOLD WORLD-CHARM |
DINE AND DANCE EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT .
HOTEL SANS SOUCI
A Distinguished Hotel In the Heart of the City
S Cornvpolently located to the Shopping District
All Air Conditioned Rooms with Private Baths
And Hot Water
New Pool Terrace with outside Bar
-and Swimming Pool.
-Unsurpassed Cuisine! Finest Service -
Air Conditioned Bar -1
DINNER DANCE EVERY FRIDAY
From 7:00 P. M. To Midnight
STo the rythm of Joseph Duroseau's Ensemble
In the Relaxing Atmosphere of the Tropical '
Choice Menus at 3.50 (Dollars) per Person
Cocktaids Wines and Drinks. Reasonably Priced
No Cover Charge No Minimum
Make your Reservation for the Best Tables
by the Pool Side
'1j if~fTTKfj.^^' L-, ^y
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VUNDAY, MARCH 29th. 1959 H SN AM PAGE 11
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DEPUIS DEUX ANS... DEJA!!!
: TOUTES LES STATIONS E S S 0
FO U RNISSENT
dans un ferblanc dor6
SESSO EXTRA MOTOR OIL PREMIUM
L'HUILE QUI ASSURE A VOTRE MOTEUR:
UNE PROTECTION EXTRA!!
UiNE PUISSANCE EXTRA! s
UNE ECONOMIC EXTRA!
I ESSO! A L'AVANT-GARDE DU PROGRESS!
t ESSO! LEADER DE LA QUALITY!
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SUNDAY, MARCI 29th.
sR AITI SW $le
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Discovery Of Haiti Flag-Pact A Bonan
Gainesville Florida Sup-
peso some foreigner told con-
gris that Betey Ross used an
orange petticoat in the Ameri-
can Flag instead of a red one?
And suppose he had the ori-
ginal- garment to prove it:
Would a law be enacted to chan
ge the colors of the Star-Span-
gled Banner to orange, white
Well, that's just about what
happened in Haiti recently. The
foreigner who discovered the
mistake was Maurice de Young,
profesor at the University of
And the Haitian Government
not only changed the colors of
the flag, but it hiud a reception
for De Young in a swanky hotel
aiad awarded him a medal Or-
dwre dHonor etTMerit..
De Young, 39-year-old econo-
mia professor, had gone to the
rench-speaking country to do
aome research under a Rocke-
feller Foundation grant.
SQuite by accident, De Young
clainem, he turned up some proof
that the Haitian flag was inten-
,dcti to have black and red bars
-- ot blue and red as it bad
been since 1806. ;-
According to legend, on which
tle flag's colors were based, re-
volutionary forces led by Tons-
saint L'Ouverture against Fran-
ce ripped up a French Tricolor
and sewed the red and blue stri-
. But be Young, microfihning
revolutionary documents, turned
up a colored map used by Gen.
Rochambeau, Napoleon's Ilast
commanding general in Haiti.
And the map positively identi-
fied the rebel flag as red and
aI wrote an article about it
for a professional journal. De
Young says, wand I didn't think
anything more about it,.
SThen the editor of the jour-
nal turned the article over to
some local newspapers since he
felt it had more than just a
professional interests. De Young
After the article appeared in
several newspapers, Haiti's flag
became the topic of conversa-
tion all over the" island. -Some
felt the flag should be changed.
De Young said. -Others felt sin-
ce it had been red and blue so
long, why not leave it the way
Soon history 'experts, state
officials and other archives spe-
ASTONISHES FOREIGN MI
.' r. d
'. ,: .
laiti's Foreign Minister, Dr.
uis ~'ars, in an interview,
d Haitian flag is still red and
lb and the changing of the
ay standard to red and black
L year was in no way connec-
[ with Professor Maurice De
Ang of the University of Flo-
a. 'Minister Mars after read-
Snews.agency report out of
ineeville, Fla., claiming that
De Young, 39-year-old Econo-
mics Professor, had turned up
proof by accident that Haiti's
flag was supposed to have bla I
ahd red bars, not blue and red
as it had -been since 1806, said
this was completely erroneous.
De Young said in the article
he had received the country's
decoration of Order of Merit
after he wrote an article for a
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za For Professor
cialists were examining De
When the government recog-
nized their century-old mistake,
a presidential proclamation was
handed down Nov. 18, sand also
my birthday., De Young said.
.A big ceremony was held in
the Champ de Mars, next to the
palace, at Port-au-Prince., De
Young recalls *The army tur-
ned out for a big parade and a
general came forth in a symbo-
lic ceremony, giving back the
old flag and taking up the new
Later, De Young was guest of
tonor at a huge reception. Ta
martin Honorate, minister of
information, pinned the medal
of merit on the proud professor
before the country's highest no-
Since then, Haiti President
Duvalier has appointed De.
Young to a five-man commission
to reform laws on archives.
De Young, a native of Brook-
lyn, N. Y., and educated at Tu-
lane University, said he is now
working on a book .dealing with
Haiti's society and economy.
But he says he doesn't expect
to turn up anything as history-
m'aking as his last research pro-
,The Foreign Minister said it
was news to him that De Young
had written an article on the
The award of Honor and Me-
rit was given to De Young
after he made a gift of Micro-
Film of historical documents to
President Doctor Francois Du-
valier the Minister informed.
cWe are very fond of history,
and many of our documents are
scattered around the world and
we are always grateful to any-
one who contributes any histo-
rical .document,, he said.
*The President,, said Doctor
Mars, is 'also' a historian and
appreciated the gift.
As to the flag there has been
a polemic going on for years
and the historians and Ethno-
logists of this country have writ
ten-articles, pamphlets and even
hooks about the flag.
Controversial articles on the
subject appeared last year in
the daily press and when a bill
to change the flag went before
Congress it was defeated in 1957
The Univehsity students here
were- fo keeping the same co-
Maurice De Young who re-
turned to Haiti for 3 months
last year on a Rockefeller Grant
to microfilm newspapers had
lived here previously for more
than a decade as coffee planter,
hotel proprietor and white hun-
To Advise ODVA
Mr RAY J. LYMAN has iust
returned to Haiti to work with
USOM as an irrigation consult-
ant, On this tour of duty he
will work with Mr GRAVEY
LAURENT, Administrator of
ODVA, and will advise on
work progressing in the Arti-
Mr Lyman is well known in
his profession, having spent 48
years with irrigation projects.
He began his career with a
degree from the University of
California in Agriculture and
post graduate work in Civil
In his long and distinguiU
career he was appointed S*
Director three times for g
jects in irrigation and farmii'
Also, he has served in varied
parts of the word where irri
tion projects are of major i"
portance. Shortly before coi
ing to Haiti on his first vii
he served 5 years in Iraq.
Mr Lyman's first assignztte
to Haiti began in August 191
and he remained here for
months, during which time
assisted in the conduct of t1
irrigation work being'carri
on by SCTRH in Quartier-4i
rin and the Acul System
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S her informed.
ir. Strouse spent three years
.,ihe Philippines before going
Colombia, and will tour the
uthwest of Haiti where help
ill 'o needed before returning
SSouth America. He has
i already done the survey of the
oAgeturn to Columbia this
after" completion of the
iaitian survey is Mr Salas whu
in charge of the Department
all61 there. He made the
1 vy, of North Haiti.
Trar: CARE experts stated
iat-they -were receiving the
jfill cooperation of the Govern-
itent.and were very impressed
iEiththe way things are shaping
afterr meeting Monday with
.The Haitian Government is
i-tdig tip a counter-part or-
.gkaization on distribution and
ldininistration and iMr Gerard
Philippeaux has been appointed
- 1Haitian Director.
.'-::;French-born Jacques Lauriac
o'.wib is to head the CARE Mis-
:'sin in Haiti, arrived Sunday
from Costa Rica where he has
b eeniposted over the past eight
t dmonths..Mr Lauriac previously
i er ed .in Lybia, Indo-China
iand 6nr special assignment to
1 Austfria, during. the Hungarian
i' CARE Foundation brought
Said' to Haiti during 1954--55
after hurricane Hazel devastat-
:' ed the South and Northwestern
S-tip of Haiti.
Their program calls for sett-
ing up sub-offices in Can Ha?
ION BACK IN HAITI TO REACH'
FOOD SUPPLY WITHIN NEXT SIX
tien and in Port-de-Paix. Tpe
American CARE officers to
These posts have not as yet
Giving their first attention
3 to the drought victims in the
SNorth and Northwest, CARE
Swill later furnish foodstuffs to
the other regions ot the coun-
try in need of aid.
It is expected that details of
the agreement between CARE
SFoundation and the Haitian
- Government will be included
in a Presidential'Decree to.be
gazetted this coming week in
I Le Moniteur-..".
Other points of assistance
furnished by CARE yet to be
discussed with the Haitian Gov
eminent cover medical equip-
ment and supplies.
Self-help village aid, on a
Community Development bas-
is, and books for colleges, uni
versities and children prep-
school aid will be provided by
CARE. Supplies and equip-
Sment will be given only to pro-
grams that are already under-
S u.p p lyi ng mixers and
d i p p e rs in their pro-
gram for the' regular feeding
of school children in school es-
tablishments, they will give
meals of milk, corn and bread,
to the pupils.
Mission Chief Lauriac expects'
to return, shortly, to San Jos6
to hand over his post to his suc
cessor in Costa Rica, then re-
turn to the helm here of the aid
program being given Haiti by
this American international pri
vate welfare- organization.
You know -
ft's a really fine
Scotci when it'
Born 1 20 -stil, going strong
Mr. J. M. Lykes, Jr. Vice-Pre-
sident of Lykes Brothers Steam-
ship Company, Inc. arrived in
This Company, reputed the
largest Steamship Company in
the U. S. ias its main offices in
New Orleans, La. Fifty-six com-
pany-owned, ships serve five con--
tinents. The Lykes Company's
vessels. link the ports of Texas
and of Louisiana to Haiti twice
Six of iie ships will be placed
in service for the Caribbean at
the. beginning of 1960 and will
thus bring an important contri-
bution to the development of
Haiti's growing Commerce and
This Company has just ob-
tained a $500 million dollar
loan from the American Govern-
ment for the reconstruction of
modern and luxurious ships. The
loan is extended over. a period
of 20 years.
The well-knows firm headed
by Edouard Jaboul Khawly, is
Haiti's General Agent for the
The visit of Company Vice-
President J. M. Lykes, Jr. to
Haiti at this time is in connec-
tion with the tie-in of this coun-'
try with the new program.
American Neurosurgeon Dr.
H. Thomas Ballantine To
Lecture At The Faculty
Under the sponsorship of the
Embassy of the United States.
in Portau-Prince, Dr. Thomas
BALLANTINE, Director of Me-
dical Acoustics Research Labo-
ratory and Associate Visiting
General Hospital, and Clinical
Associate in Surgery at Har-
vard Medical School arrived in
Poit-au-Prince, Friday, Maxch
20 to present a series of lec-
iures on neurology and neuro-
surgery at the Faculty of Medi-
cine of the University of Haiti.
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in the new field of therapeutic plication of Focused Ultrasound
uses of ultrasound in neurolo- to Neurology.
gy. He was educated at Prince- Mr. Ballantine will leave
.ton University, John Hopkins, Port-au-Prince on March 27th.
and the University of Michigan for Chile where he will conduct -
Medical School. a symposium of 'Ultrasound in
Dr. Ballantine. has contribu- Neurology. at the VIII Latin
ted many technical studies on American Congress of Neuro-
the nervous system to medical surgery in Santiago.
reviews in the United States,
and has presented scientific pa- TALK ON INDIA
pers to the Congress of Inter- The Haitian Council- of .
national Congress of Neurologi- Youth Movements is sponsor-
cal Sciences in Brussels in 1957. ing a lecture this morning at
At the Faculty of Medicine the Haitian-American Institute, .
Dr. Ballantine will engage in to be delivered by Mr Jean
seminars and demonatrations Max Beaug6. He will speak on
with students and staff, and will 'the subject: aIndia, Its People
present three. papers entitled: and Its Culture-. He will be
cBrain Aboeeses-; aPathologi- assisted by Dr J. B. Rouniain,
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C. HAMTI SUNa
SUNDAY, MARCH 29th.
i .: "
i allanring irifirgutafed the iew pavilion
.''. le Is B od's~urdon P 'k :20th.., Drew Pearson
t:;ad Cfii Dp. C. to cotet fi viiti of British Prime
r W .M anMh. The 'columis1t ,iiet most of 'his twelve
'bre)i at lthie Moiffintaa otel... Joe Attie moved up the
atJ der. on the. 20th..: Tisi said that, the City-imay change
DA.S o i,sftreet m ihe Eijostioin..ground to Sergeant Fa-
-:lucho, the.respe'ted 'Ar inne f4go who is onie of the first
i-hero's chol ic lidren in the big-country earti about. Falu-
:, 0: Aio sed lobput adwn the flag ii Callao Pet... Minister
.e;' eatt. Mtloire -retirned l1st. from Cuba anld Mexico... Pro.
S .fOsU fforh' Guade16upe, Liuriette Gerard i-sat the Eicel-
jaj -exptlriifg, this isle... Gildi Theblaud, artist daughter of
tv; i.a d Mrs. Jiles Tlieband anrd chemical engineer Philip
j' NKesil hate. ann6iuhced their. engagement and plaris for a
:-.,Jierw.edding in.MoietreaI... A former nightspot at Martis-
t .'has -been ttaken aver i.s A police post. for Cour Brea
.'.'ie soniler army. colors and -removal of Xmas tree. lights
iN keip lhp niar-sighted from making any mistakes... Jolid"
i. ~lvack, came to tdow L.hursday'on an NBC assignment. Si-
f.tatedtaTEmaica Johflew to town with his parents who are
tn from Chicago. They spent twodays at the Oloffson...
i0I.ke.Flynn, a Washington P.'R. was expected :tb pass'through
'X jhere after-visiting San Juan.with twelve lfbor editors of D. C.
,ver the weekend were Mr. and Mrs. J. F.,J. Bernards and Mr.
:". 'and-Mrs. W. Levenlbach of Stahl chemical Indutrkies. They de-
:-part .Sunday for Amsterdam via Curacao... Lou Scharf of
f' Lou Scharf Inc, New York is going to turn our Cacao into
S','.-:. 'chocolate. Pres of 'Haitian-American Manufacturing and
*':Specialities S. A.. Mr. Scharf is to build a factory in'Port
S;:;aId'.plant* 5,000. acres in cacao... Max Chauvet is attending
; '; th, Interamerican Press Assn. committee meet in Salvador...
... lpiscopalan -Bishop Alfred Voegeli returned.last week from
y i',a ng :.h#-:.dioceses in the Doninican Republic... Dr. and
Mr~~Chdiles. t. ,ohn for 3 1/2,years with the-Haitian-Ame-
rican:ItitWt were 'farwelled Sunday night. at the Hotel.
l- it Peti.nville.by the -Journalist Assn.... Audry Mac
ela ll"'11 fl ravelled Californian is seeing Hiiti- for the
tafrm-Ibo Lele...- Argentine Charge d'Affaire Fre-
tdis.ssott arid his wife Evelyn have launched their.
4...IZS g.Spe.eat.at. Theyy'skimmed over to IKyona-beach in
~ toYVer two iHrs froin. Port.. -
S'Mcrdi to reportss out of'Washington in TI. S. publications'
S':i ..past ..ek ~'Hiti is supposed to receive 7 million dollars
r ,o' a"ro '.M'f -.'id aind.Cu'ba 3.5 million dollars. The Domr-
a.tmerit would be equally simall... Joe Nous
fas s e f ter... IMVrsEdmond Khou'ri and small son.
S i.. ldie ohjiiioc p red .to'the U. 6. on Sunday... Tom Miller,
S*Jiieesi eenit.,ojf the lDelta-Airlines Traffic & Sales Division
v'7-"4Was ientertaned at' gir d'honneurs afthe. Beau Rivage dur-
~-,is.'briief vit.here:this jst week. end... Radio Commerce
& i.'I ergding urgent repairs following its cpanrne on6 the lbng-
e frequency of 1080 kilocycles. The radio audience mean-
^ $ 1*l^. may fofldw their favorite programs on, long wave in the
meter band... top'comedian, Theodore Beaubrun, offered a
rrid'fetiiaI' `ihis' Baibrziho Theater, Friday evening, pres-
i sng os Troupe IiXaiguiohatte, Los Professores of the
S4gCa.Cha' and exhibitionoh of the'Hoola Hoop.. .'Senator
i ic 'Nevers Constat i published an illustrated brochure this
4 'iaot6h covern'-his interventiops in the Senate on the palpi-
.tttitb quesionii. brought up before .that au sust body from'
L .t ctober. 1957 to September 1958..,.'Gerard Bonaparte Auguste
Vh. s .th a the biennal plan of the Grand Conseil Technique
.':m ade withoutut consideration, among other things, of
i;.the.true role of .te' aitian peasant in the work of national.
".t.renof th ... Miai promoters,'Royce Perry and John Schweit-
;. :zer ..tof the iatii DogTlrack Association are now-lodged, in'
the luxurious Roazer sky-line villa in the heights of Desprez,
S.. eath-taking view in Port-au-Princ,...
.u -. ..., -.
." :Edna Ferber Ends 10-Day Visit Here.
: a s Idlw Fgrberfaous writer and author of a dozen
Sbesi-sellers i4,,it ,apg1e p1.her -fabuloas career, left Tues
I-da after 10 days here' at Hotel Ibo Lele. t. -
,."8: A. FnayF Foi, 'tIr sister whose short stories are well-
Sto readers of the Ladies Home Journal, Cosmopo.
S~ 4a accompanied her on this trip.
A children' park tCat had lain
a anon'ed tor almost a decade has-
been conveted into a 'modern
d i .?. .
; -Bdg-ck, ab.ai liromoters
Leon Dodd and Royce pery, as-
si.sled by Henri N(Bi-Bi) Fortu-
*hn, df Port-au-prince.
dficrals of ie Haitian Dog-
-fiaing Association ~uietty set to
work on the old irk several
weeks ago with -engi'neers, nasons
They built the trek on an ideal-
ly situated site on the Champ-de-
Mars_ behind the iron tribune,
across f rm -the Rex Theater.- The
new buildings include, offices, ac-
comodations for two snack bars and
cocktail lounge, dressing rooms
and, all the makings of a large
stadium with seating accommoda-
lions for the .public.
SNewly built, kennels, a short
space from the track presently
house 48 miniature Italian. Grey-
hounds which arrived from, Mipmni
Sy (Pan American Air Cargo -tee-
Ateeks ago. They are attended by
a group of ydung Haitian boys
.ho have been. given special
training in caring for. the ogs by
General MIanager Royce Pejry.
S peed Brought
(Continued from page 1)
ing line remained immobile, but
the public got a good look at the'
dogs as they were paraded around
the track by 10 'majorettes in'
white blouse, red shorts and red,
and ivhite dough-bby type -had-'
peaces, under the command of
thejr -Cheitain, Madame Charles.
At the micro M. C.- Robert ,-These dogs are selected from
Tippenhauer explained the situa- 'te 300 dogs bred by the promo-
tion of the lights to the eager tors in their kennels in Miami and
orpwd an4 invited them in the he plans for the, continued
name of. Manager Royce peters, Wreeding of the Greyhounds for
Comptroller'John Schweitzer and which they have- exclusive rights
Promoter Leon Dodd to return in Haiti.
again the next night, ahd the next, jor a week the publ i
where they will be welcomed free will be .given the chance of 'be-
of charge for the remainder of coming familiar wifh the sport
thq week. The crowd'cheered. and receive inoration concer-
With the formal opening, next ning the placing of bets. The ac-
Tuesday, the generla public .will tu batting on the dog races ill
be admitted at prices of 10c and begin next. week.
20c. The' dogs are lead onto the
A Press Conference was- held irak by TO attractive young ini-
by the operators of the Dog- formed girls wearing white
Track on Monday evening at the blouses, red shorts; red shoes and
Savoy Restaurant, where newsmen uhite soc s and a red cap per-
jej %Vbite socks and a red cap per-
gatlhered and were.given informa- ched atop each head. Their drill
$ion oi the organization of Haiti's fortins were arranged by
S- H a i s and formations were arranged by
hew spr of aog-racing and its Madame Lavinia Williams, and.
betting system based -on the U. S. they were dressed'.by Mademoi-
pari-mutual regulations for horse s. palette Barthelemy.
and dog tracks. Explanations were
given and questions answered by The Dog Track is being ru on
Messrs. perry and Schweitzer. the system based on .standard bet-
They announced that no betting ting principles. as established by
would take place the first week 'the United/ States Pari-Mutual
of the opening, b-ut the track was Horse ,and Dog Tracks. The photo-
being opened Tuesday night so graphic Fiish recording the win-
that the public could become fa- i"ig dog eliminates al- contesti-
milar-with the workings of this ton when ft is -ashe on the
sport. screen seconds after the leader
The seating capacity of the speeds in pursuit of the mechani-
stadium is, 1.000 ipcluding.bleach- cal Tabbit used,'to i.bt the race.
ers and 'a special bqx -for the Al added, ati to Ie
press has been reserved. Special is the 'big colored Wtf:t hat'houses
lumnium tfhars, have been the Bingo game manage. by Bib
brought -over to facilitate the seat- Fortune, at the frot qf the-.tack.
ing arrnagements. The general pffllic is-iing admit-
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Dkit's ai)son, tentale
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Seventeen officers&arid .231
enlisted men will spend th
"eek-eaid here off the'UL. S'. S
The U. S. Navy destroy
SEscort .vessel, is commander
.by Commander E. Field.
Each dog is identified by a
number tattooed in its ear. They
go by the most original of names:
*Zip' 'King Christie. -
*Flash' .Teeshoo. Beau
Gargon. Wow' Inky Dink,
- *Rebel' -Matador -
-Sp'arklea --Spangles, -Creme
Passion. 'De la Chance' -
*Leading. Boy' and many
others from which the public will
have the opportunity of picking
their luck. The dogs are gentle
and friendly to visitors.
.ted for 10l and 20c for ithe
week in order to encourage
body to visit the park and see
dogs put through their paces.
When the betting.goe.$intA
feet next week, the Dog Park
nagers have many pleasant s
prises awaiting. They plan to
several prizes nightly, and
young people will be asked to p
ticipate in several athletic
sports contests for which generon
,prizes wil be awarded.
Even in this jet age the gre
hound is still a symbol of sleep
effortless speed. Coursing,
greyhound racing was called i
Mediaeval times, is one of tJ
oldest sports but it took the W]i"
pet, the smaller, more Mnoder
cousin of the greyhound to anili
This sport the universally popular
exitemeht of nobles as well
One reason, of coarse, is that i
iis easier and cheaper for people
of moderate means to breed whi|
-pets than horses, or even. gire
hounds. Whippet-racing, therefore
has many other aspects than thi
thrill of the race.
And now Haiti this week b1
been given -the opportunity a
joining with millions the i'o
over- in the enjoyment of thi
Children under twelve will.--b
admitted to the .,park free c
charge when accompanied i
The schedule of events is plain
ned for dailing racing, with
daily double on.tlfe 1st and 3r
,race-nightly with post thnme fixed
at 8:15 P. i
I `: r-
,NDAY, MARCH 29thi. 1959
.Tll.owilng a big, blue, ribbon- Attorney Robert BreIlauer and
fHdIavana from Guantana- wife Lois from New York are
Shis past weekend, was vi-iting Haiti on their second
-i U. S. Consul and Mrs trip Uere.
-T. h.ti -Davis. Born on March 0oo
Tean a from Guanan ashington of Atlantic i t ar
So.:.0 \ 0N. J.I is here at the Beau Ri-
S:.1't Has pa St eehrs left, via va.ge on a .10-day visit. She iso
Pa-. AiAeribani Airways. Thura- hein squired around town by
'- d'y 7 Iorning for the U. S. and Dave Talamas.
- uro. Friends and relatives o o o
:'literally filled'the saloleh d'at- Therese NouBtaa isa pending
-I telite 'eof the airport, at Bowen Easter in New York with her
i.iaie~.I t wish c the prominent lsiiatr Ibet.a
:-A aqnmes d'affaires a safe and 0o o
appy leading' MJ is Maryse Polynice will
000:a n ooo s present Haiti at the coming
S' Norman Lewis of the Sunday Tnter-American Congress of
T i Ime- London arrived here last Women to be held in Washing
weekend on his third trip to -on, D. C. Miss Polynicc is a
'.l' aiLi. The British journalist id member of Haiti's Diplomatic
h.::hoting a short on Haiti for MEisson in Washington.
theiBBC television. -o-
o : o The sad news of the death
S'BAND NEW FULLY EQUIPED of Ernst Milfort was received
S. 'OFFICE FOR SALE! here from New York this week.
..-.For -those who might be Inter- The body will be shipped to
tested we have to offer a brand new
:Officee well situated in Exposition Port-au-Prince for burial.
A'. rea. aaear Rond-Point, fully equip-
'. .with air-conditioned, modern Cuban Ambassador Antonio
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FIRESTONE 'IrEtvAMKEniCA Co. nit
Dr St. John Leaves After 3 1/2 -Yea
The St. Jomh family
Tr Charles St John, leRft c.llectual circles of
MondEy night aboard the S. His departure left
5. ',An:on, of the Panama grets.
.,:ne, accompanied by his fami- Numerous recep
',, enoute to a. new post in bon voyage parties
Quito. or of Dr St. John a
SHe leaves- behind the souve- The Haitian Jout
nir of a great educator who citation, through i
during the 3!,2 years of his mis Secretary General,
sion in Haiti won the esteem ric Charlier, offered
and admiration of the large in remembrance of 1
number of students and teach- associationn enjoyed
ers at the Institute, and in in- pany of Dr St-Joh
Th !m biggest fete in the moun-
tains last weekend was at Eve-
lyn Cham's in Lahoule. It was
a Sunday night Cocktail party.
Patrick Madsen. son of Mtr. and
Mrs. Otto Madsen is home for Eas-
ter from studying Textile engineer-
ing at Georgia Tech.
USOM in Haiti. announces
that Mr Rimy Delphin employ
ad as Director of the Marc
Rouge. Forestry Division. So-
-;6dt Haitiano-Ambricaine de
Dv.oloppement Agricore (SHA
DA) has been selected by IC
4 !W to participate. in a Fores-
ry training course which was
scheduled to begin on March
O0th in Rio Piedras, Puerto
Mr Dolphin will spend abou:
2 weeks in Puerto Rico and
het will provide him with op-
portunities to become familiar
rith certain forestry methods
which should help him with
is work at SHADA.
Mr Delphin will leave on
March 30th for Puerto Rico.
Reynolds Hel~ s
(Continued from page 2?
Iwner of the ship is to turn to
he Centre d'Art's artists in good
nn.lition to be painted and deco-
If the project gets going as
expected, the Reynolds Haitian
lining, Inc. would be interested
n sponsoring a national competi-
on, with important prizes for the
est decorated ships. The howe
rouil. be to have the awarding
f these prizes eventually take on
ie aspects of a highly publicized
estival to be held each year at
ie height of the tourist season.
'hen the time arrives, a leading
. S. weekly would be interested
n doing a feature in color.
Mr John W.
arrived here fro
Monday on special
a member of the U
ment of Health and
Captain David C;
U. S. Naval Missi
Pan-ama City this v
brief trip which
him back to Por
early in April. -
SDr Rene riquic
New York, this wee
to Rome to attend
while important c
tions have been adi
Haitian writers in 1
which traces the- fut
OFune a C.n.er
OF HRIlTI S.l.
.. .. .* "' ....... ....... .. :'- ^,
'... raIa :' ::,
irs Here as
Panama Steamship Line will'
arrive from new'York At 7:00
A. M. March 28th, 1959 on
board are a total of 115 passeng
ers of which 46 will disembark
Mr and Mrs Arthur Theo-
dore and 3 children
Mrs Ludovic Barril.
Mr -Michael Batterberry.
Miss Diana Brown.
,t. Col and Mrs W. O. Cain
(USMC) and 4 children.
hl.r Bincicy LIus.
Miss Yvonne Dary.
Mrs Frances B. Evarts:
Hon. and Mrs Daniel J.
Maj. and Mrs V. G. Frisbie
(USMC) and 5 children.
the Capital. Mr Ernst Gautier.
many re- Miss Marie Lauerman.
tons and CH/PHM and Mrs E. J. Me
etions and Laughlin, (USN) and 3' chil--
were in hon dren
nd' his wife.
s Mr Fernand Matelier.
ts Assistant Miss Myra Miller.
Mr and Mrs Herbert A.
Mr Dymay- Mossler.
I a souvenir
a souve Mr Harry Odien.
the pleasant Lt. and Mrs John P. Peavy
in the corn
*in. theo (USMC). L .
GY/SGT L. M. Phelps (US
Grisson, Jr. MC).
am Havana, Miss Evangelind Sheibley.
mission as Mr and Mrs Robert L. Simp ,
r. S. Depart son.-: .
Education. Miss Anita L. Simpsoz
Master Jeffrey Simpson 10
arter of the Yrs. .
on left for -0-
week, on a Dr. Charles E. DILLARD, X-Pys
should get specialist from the Jewish Hospi- ._
rt-au-Prince tal and also a General Practi-
tionner at the Catherine Booth
on flew to Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio .spent
ek, enroute four days in Haiti staying at the
Sthe Pan- Rivera Hotel. Dr. Dillard was very
in' Rome, Impressed by the courtesy and
ommunica- friendliness of all haitians s (
dressed by was in contact with and expressed
the confab his satisfaction for the services
ure of the extended to him by the specialized
giides of .Haiti Holiday Tours.
"PA 1: H 'AITI SUN,
SHIP WRECKS HOUSE IN MOUNTAINS The busiest corner of th
S ( t d fm pe 1 Capital is the Capotage, pie
(continued from page 1)
where small coastal schooner
a distance of seven miles was spectacles, and motor boats load and un
carefully logged, by many be- Mr Joseph Dejure, of Milan, load their cargoes. Onto th
: wildered Port-au-Princiens. was born in Bari on Italy's heavily peopled concrete Pie
INo sooner had the ship got Adriatic coast. The seaman went the yacht, trailer, I
under way again, than an an- (Colombus) in him came to Tourneau dozer, and SONA
cien Chef de Section, playing the surface last year while CO Crane for a spectacular
dRoi Rara i with his baton, baking bread in his ten-year- launching that lasted all da
commanding unnecessarily the old establishment on Rue Gre- and threw the coastal schedu
road nid the spectators, hop- goire in Petion-Ville. With es into confusion.
... ped into the scene. Twirling two hearty Haitian helpers,
hs", is baton, he somehow gesti- more than three thousand dol -coastal fleet, impatiently awaited
culated his way under the trai lars, and a plan from a book, the Launching which was takir
er-u.:. -pon which the big vessel he went into history as this up her wharf space, while tl
.:, reposed like a sick, green mountain town's first ocear- sailors aboard the Baraden
whale. going boat builder. Clipper .L'Efforts declared th,
S... 'he wheels of the trailer any capotage man could make
passed over the unfortunate Chris* incidentally intends better Launching.
I'manr before the. big Le tour- to use this craft as a means to A Lady from the 'Sirene' offe
4 .. neau could be called to a halt. see his family in Italy. ed a plan. Clairin Joe, clutching
H.-He late died at the hospital When the vessel finally ar- scalped coconut made an occas
:' where doctors remarked that rived in Port-au-Prince, Mon- ional vaude ville appe.l
She was in extremely bad phy day afternoon, with Contrac- rP nce and semaphore
S al' condition. tor Eugene Carrie personally directions to the sea. Uptown boi
... Nobody watched' the snail- supervising progress it was Lovers were offered Gaiac Chai
like passage of the ship more still 24 hours away from the coal at reduced prices and stev
;:-..n :itesly than. a dapper, ro- tinted waters of the Caribbean. does had to struggled for spa e
tound.little Italian who spoke Tuesday was Launching day. for sgar and flour nud co
w..,.a precise French and looked Signor Dejure wore a rose uargoes because of
-out keenly, through rimless shirt for the occasion. Qasi eali
Sailors were .already garnishing
'' NAT NAL or the distant outports the asta
iNiTERNATIO NAL CASINO fishing hews that this ship wa
~ Db uilt on -a Morne.,
SD'HAITI .- 'At 3:40, shortly after Signol
S. PRESENTS Dejure had declared his Yach
SSINGING STAR n o longer a vessel but simple
'STARTING CS hiffon' as it lay with stern
SAT Y exploring the mud, the I-unchin
Swas accomplished. The S. S
Petionville was afloat with 36
inches of Caribbean in her bridge
(Continued from page 1)
The Association, headed by Mr
Otto Madsen, met at the Jules
Taylor Commercial Academy, in
Turgeau. Foreign Minister an
Mrs, Louis Mars were among the
eK A D N personalities attending.
SMr. Eberle Beaubrun Secretar
S. General, spoke for 20 minutes des
.. ... cribing the anguishing spectacle
of people in afflicted region where
.. the people are dying of hunger
Georges Louis, then read corres-
pondance ere changed between the
people in rags hang about the
z Ministry of thei formation and Cfor
.aol and the Epxecutive
Committee of the Associistant Se action con.
D earning the giving of this ogani.
,eion the .status of a Public Uti.
D G A President ouvalier as
D H Mdinatio dsen addressed the
gu n a Committe me of those who
would benefit cernin from the giving of this
action the status of a Public Uti, he
ij;.-' ADMISSION DURING THE WEEKthe
E'P.T, EK SATUDA members to assist in relieving the
i:\ XCIPT SATURDAY. $1.0
sufferings of the people
Two Army Men ,
To Train In U. S.
Captain Joseph Ramirez left
Wednesday for the U. S. where.
he will follow specialized '
courses in radio-telephone tech
unique, on a scholarship, at the
Military Academy at Fort Ma
Also granted the same scho-
larship was Lieutenant Papil-
Ion who will his fellow-officer-
will spend three months in :
New Jersey. .
FOR EVERY OCCASION
SUNDAY, MARCH 29th. 1959
SHADOW OF THE CARIBBEAN LEGION
(Continued from page 1)
the Dominiran Republic. And both of them fought with out-
standing heroism and distinction alongside Figueres and his.
One of the outstanding feats of the Costa Rican Civil War
was the taking of Puerto Limon by an airborne force under
Horacio Ornes. There were about 62 men participating in this.
successful operation, which was really a model of planning and
split-second execution. The group was called the Caribbean
Following the termination of hostilities, with the smashing
victory of the Figueres forces, many hundreds of political exiles
from the various Caribbean countries assembled in Costa Rica
to form an army for the purpose of overthrowing the Dictators. I
Somoza of Nicaragua and Trujillo of'the Dominican Republic.
This organization, still called the Army of Liberation of the.
Caribbean, began to snowball in size and it-was then that Jerry
Hannifin of Time Magazine, who had covered the fighting in.
Costa Rica, gave it the name of the Caribbean Legion.
The U. S. State Department liked the Caribbean Legion not
at all and the pressure it brought to bear on Figueres and
others concerned with the project resulted in the Legion going
underground and practically disbanding. But not quite...
At the time of the Figueres victory in Costa Rioa in May of
1948, the Caribbean revolutionary movement controlled the
most strategic bases of that area. There was President Romulo,
Gallegos and Romulo Betancourt in oil-rich Venezuela, Presi-
dent Jose Figueres in Costa Rica, President Juan Arevalo in
Guatemala and President Carlos Prio in Cuba.
If you take a look at the map, you will see that without out-.
side interference, such an alliance was bound to dominate the
Caribbean. The first to fall, however, was Gallegos in Vene-
zuela, who was overthrown by-a military coup on Nov. 24, 1948.
President Arevalo turned over the government to Col. Arbenz-
Figueres lived up to his given wgrd and turned over to Ulate
the 'presidential seat he had won for the noted Costa Rican
journalist; and then President Carlos Prio was overthrown by
the military coup of General Fulgencio Batista on March 10,
For a time things looked bad for the Caribbean Revolution-
ary Movement. Then a few weeks ago, Romulo Betancourt was
elected President of Venezuela by a substantial majority. Jose
Figures is undoubtedly the strongest figure in Costa Rica,
and although I am not authorized .to speak for Dr Fidel Castro,
I would say-that he is very friendly to the Caribbeangrevo-
What is the Caribbean Legion? Is it fact or fantasma? Well,.
the mane to ask about that is Jerry Hannifin of the Washington
Bureau of Time Magazine. It was Jerry who created the Legion -
and none is better situated to express an opinion than he.
Jerry created the name and perhaps that's all that it is. But
there are some men who do not sleep well o'nights, because they
believe that the Caribbean Legion is a terrifying reality and
growing more powerful and ominous by the minute.
The thing to do is to ask Jerry Hannifin.
A reception and -buffet followed
the meeting with Attorney Gerard
Raoul Rouzier making a brief
speech asking those present to
give their full support to the
work of the Associatino, and those
,present on toasted their own
close collaboration .in carrying out
the goal of bringing "relief and
aid to the famine victims.
Messieurs Leon Baptiste, Cons-
tant Elie Joseph and Gerard Vital
are 1st, 2nd and 3rd VicePresi-
dents, respectively, Mr. Jules Tay-
lor, Treasurery, Mr. Willy Guercy,
Assistant Treasurer, complete the
roster of the Executive Committee.
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