VOLUME _THE HAITIAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER
S Vt-UME V.-... R.publique D'HAITI SU NDA Y, OCTOBER lOlh. No. 4
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TRANSPORT 7 S7 RIKE ENDS
NEW LA W SUSPENDED
land and Nicole Dorcely, two of our top-ranking young artists, fondly ad-
..re their first-born Anacaona. The young couple met in Paris, were mar-
id three years ago Mrs Dorcely was firmer Nicole Turnier SEE NEXT
WEEK'S FEATURE. I
Two Fishermen survive 49- hour
ordeal in water P-au-P Bay
UR NEGLECTED SEAMEN AND SHIPS AT THE MERCY
-. OF IGNORANCE AND THE SEA.
';Two Port-au-Prince fisher-
en spent a horrifying 49 hours
the sea off Gressier when
Seir small fishing boat capsiz-
J during the Thursday 23rd
In covering the waterfront
s week. the -Sun. learned
irticulars'of the Sea Dranm
iat cast Elias Matrcelin, 23,
nd Israel Byron, 19, to the
Cev of angry winds and wa-
es- Captain Elias and his
te lived through two 'days
apnd nights treading water and
i0ging desperately to a spar
teyV had lashed across their
.j1Setting out as usual Thurs-
;fy morning to fish the banks
SPort-au-Prinre Bay, the fish
*11en t o 1 d your Reporter,
te first premonition of danger
AT IN BAY
Danger from the ever-present
Ulla of vagrant sailboats was
matically pin-pointed last
ekend when the incoming
J er -San Salvadorep r a n
1n a small sailboat in Pot.
11 passengers of the boat
parantux were fished out
ely- and damages, to the
t are' being repaired
came when they caught a mass
of giant King Fish. -Un mau-
vais signed, Elias reminded
Continued on Page 2
cheerfully may have encouraged the rf-
coasting down our city's roads
again or packing in passengers
for Petion-Ville, Carrefou ani
Provincial routes. The ,greve-
that laid up nearly 2,600 public
vehicles- from M o n d a y3 to
Thursday is gone without a
trace. And the laws that caus-
ed it are temporarily with-
drawn pending modification.
-Le Nationals sounded the
sole echo yesterday with stri-
dent charges that the strike
was ,neatly timed to take cars
off the road on the annual
opening day of schools andt
courts.a A c c u s i n g invisible
h a n d s of jerking -puppet.
strings, the daily warned that
police are reportedly checking
the affair because, -it w a s
said P, certain functionaries
National Economy Official
Launches Plea To "Industrialise"
Under Secretairy of State for
National Economy. Ernest Bon-
homme. told -Club Internatio-
nal dlu Coml-nerceo members
this week that Haitian indus-
trialisation is not only necces-
sary but also possible.
In a carefully argued exposi-
tion. Mr. Bonhomme explained
that two main factors favoured
the industrialisation of our coun
try : our increasing population,
making man power available
and the basic instability of in-
ternational prices for agricultu-
ral products. Industrialization
on a large scale is possible in
Haiti. the speaker contended,
but only with aid from foreign
Linder- Secietary Bonhomnme
drawing oni an analysis by Pro-
fessor Lewis of Antillean indus
trial development, concluded
that industries deserve conside-
ration in proportion to the num
ber of hands employe(L. to the
increase in salaries rational to
the amount of investment, ain
to the augmentation of the va-
lue of rawn material by indus-
A side-light on the discussion
of the Professor was afforded
Continued-on Page 15
Bois de Chene
Veteran sneak-thief Joseph
Roc -alias Andrew Pierre-
ended his thirty-first known cri
minal attempt with a sorely
bruised body Tuesday morning
Roc is due to serve a jail term
for breaking into the home of
Joseph Beaubceuf nt rue Capois
and Avenue Nicolas and steal-
ing S packs of -Splendid' ciga-
rettes, Gde.. 34-10. and the key
to the -Coca-Cola. deepfreeze-
Entering through the para'ent
the thief was busy foraging
when the maid, Hermance La-
roche. heard him. Filling her
lungs, she gave voice to the tal-
Continued on page 3
s -Not even the chauffeurs
I know how the banal affair de-
v 'eloped such proportions de-
Sclared Le National,.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The hectic pulse of Port-au-
Prince transport was paral.,s-
ed Monday 2:00 p m w h e n
every public vehicle was strick-
en by flat-tyres, engine failures
or a sick driver, As Ach'Ille
Larose, President of the Syn
dicat de Chauffeurs, explained
the situation, there was no of-
ficial strike; but a convenient
epidemic of -nimalheurs, that
would cease with the reision-
of the September 25 traffic de-
Labour Office Chief Dantes
Colinon was not sioe-tiackezf
by this technicality when li
faced over 1000 assembled
chauffeurs at Syndicate Head-
quarters Wednesday afternoon
A plain man, he called a strike
a strike. Chauffeurs, conven-
ed at the request of MinIster
of Labour Roger Dorsinville,
Continued on Page 14
25 MISSING IN
Twenty five persons are believ-
ed drowned in the sinking of
the sailboat Stella, Thursday
September 30 in Latonriue Bay.
Rescue boats sent out by the
Customs of neighboring Gonal
ves saved 13 of the boat's 38
passengers Revenue cutters des-
patched this week apparent-
ly have made no official reports
on the number of bodies found.
Port-au-Prince authorities still
are waiting on Gonaives autho-
Continued on page 3
Wife Of Retired
Arm In Camion
Mr. Fernand CarLw'rigitt was
among five gravely injured pas-
sengers of the -Saint-Charles
Borromee, autobus which over-
turned at .Morne Saine, last
Sunday morning ten minutes
out of St-AMarc, on its .way to
The bus was being closely
followed by a large truck, and
the chauffeur evidently was un-
willing to cede the space neces-
sary to pass. Turning at a nar-
row junction on the road, -St-
Continued on Page 16
In the Salle des Busies at the National Palace. Mine. Magloire welcomes
her .children. with a- warm smile and many gifts- The occasion was World
Children's Day, Tuesday.
Elias Marcelin's wife a n d
four children welcomed him
home with prayers a n d
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10th.
must be scolded for loading
down to the' waterline, carry-
ing inter-coastal trade twenty
An isolated instance of action
on the part of the Coast Guard
.continued from page 1
his comipaniin and swung the
bow towards shore.
Overtaken by a black squall
the partners furled sail and
unshipped oars. But a twenty
-foot high, wave swamped
them and another overturned
S From Thursday morning 10
o'clock to 11 a m Saturday they
floated clinging to the almost
time and again
holds but they
Sucker fish, I
that live on share
the submerged b
men, leaving smr
their skin. Cramp
right leg was' on
making him let go
ing sailboat final
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Port-au-Prince -Petion-Ville- Haiti
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Best, located hotel in Haiti. An ideal'spot for Honeyinooners)
An attraction for all Tourists. ,
Atop a mountain. 2.000 ft. hight, is the enchanting Danbala HoteL.,
overlooking the magnicicent plain and bay. Air conditioned by
cNat-ure,. Only 15 minutes from shopping center.
Dambala offers their guests the best of everything. Exc-llant$
S French and Haitian Cuisine. Perfect Service. Full Comfort
Atlractire Show every Thursda- Night. Dinner Dancing very
Saturday Night on the Starlit Terrace.
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Low Thrift Sewo Rat now ia deff I/
C2oijce of dIum- Ac A 'T. 9. 1 I.
Rough seas thanksgiving, .relieved of the- times the weight allowed h'., Continued on.Page 15
brok6- their anxiety that. had beset them .-...% ...%....*%, .... s .-s..-. ...
fought their", since his ditaparance Thurs-
.- .- d'y f & .... ".i ..W A ; ', ." 1'' '
tiny par.as.ites .LET THEM DROWN C A .,- .. ,
rks, suck to Down on the cabotage whar. ... .....
bodies of tfh. they mentioned another cratL *. '.. '.
nall holes in had disappeared during th?
Pi Israel'- blow, and no one particular- .
the verge of ly the authorities were i-n-
%;hen a pass- terested in its fate.
Ily came to FACTS .
Unlikemost countries that .
mos Special rates for long stays.
possess fishing fleets Po.-au- cPHONE 7291
Prince h. completely Situation 4 blocks East of St. Pierre's Church.
I $ ed her -cabotage". -Neithar ... ...
Navy nor Coast Guard mother;
the d,6lapidated, locally-built
little fleet which daily bring?
in needed protein, and plays a
valuable .part in the transprr-
tation of freight and passengers
along the coast.
We tuLunid it would be si:.
pie to have a sturm \im r.:g
signal hoi-ted iu the har'Luiu
tur all to see and take need.
These small vessels have n:,
instruments tu f'orcast jii
Human lives are at stake
and the Air Force and Co.ist
Guard, with a little initiative,
might assist in rescue opera-
The importance of the 'n-i.-
chands, who trek to the city
\with their produce is recogniz-
ed. Yet their value is no g.-,t.t
er than the fisherman's ani Jihe
These neglected boats ne-d
stern vmiothering" as well. Th,-y
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SUNDAY. OCTOBER 10th mHAITI SUN& PAGE 3
, Barrage Of Stones..
conLinued from page 1 vine, and his pursuers gathered
Sly-ho of Haitian hunters: Bar- on the banks with a generous
Sr4 vol&. and Roc made a brisk supply of stones which they
exit. hailed down onto Roe's unpro-
SAs the pack gathered in force tected head
Sand gained on him Roe leapt'15 Ater futile attempts at dodg-
i feet into the Bols-de-Chdne near ing, the .malheureux. extend-
,March6 Salomon. ed his hands above his head
There was no cover in the ra- and called a truce. His ascent
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Noon to 3:30 p m
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from the bois was greeted by a
baton armed mob
that, administered eager couloL-
tesa to his back and shoulders.
Taken before the authorities
by a guard who intervened and
saved him. Roc was found to be
a veteran underground escapist.
Police recall his attempt in
1945 to snatch a handbag con-
taining nearly $40 from Mrs.
Marcel Martin -then Miss Fre-
da Roy -. His escape route
then was through an open man-
hole and via the sewers to Mar
ch06 Salomon where he was
25 MISSING IN
cities to furnish authoritatIve
The .Stella. captained by Lin
ne Cyril foundered in heavy
weather during Thursday night
according to passengers of a
passing sail boat that report see
ing the s'inking boat silhouett-
ed by a lightning flash
weather r conditions prevent-
ed any rescue attempts by the
Sunday October 10, 6 & 8:30 p.m.
(with Freuch sub-titles)
Monday October 11, 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday October 12,
LES PLUS BELLES ANNEES DE
Wednesday October 13,
Thursday October 14,
Friday October 15. 6 & 8:15 p.m.
(with Frdnch sub-titles)
Saturday October 16, at 6 and 8:15
p.m. RED BARRY, and a cow-boy film
Sunday October, 17. 3:30 p. m.
RED BARRY, and a cow-boy film
Sunday Oct. 17. 6 & 8:30 p.m.
SHOWBOAT. (in French)
COOLERATOR in very good condition,
for sale, reasonable. Apply Andersen,
Petion-Ville,- Rue L'Ouverture, No. 30
1950 Plymouth Station waggon by Pan
American World Airways. Sealed bids
will be accepted by station manager,
Pan American Airways.
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our Europe ,hen you go
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You'll enjoy some of Ihe world's fines; concerts,
theater-, and] museums; shops are filled with new and
exciting faihions-and night clubs and shows are in full
swing. Plan your Pan American flight to Europe now.
See your Travel Agent or
MTM. Reg. PAA. Ire
Rue Dantes Destouches Port-au-Prince Telephone 3451
FOR SALE: Library of 600 volumes
in English, also one large French Ar-
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Property at Carrefour Feuille on the
main road of Avenue Magloire Ambroise
measuring 44 m: 50 North to South,
40 m. 75 South to East and 49 m 51
West to East. See Captain Ulysse 100
meant of $ 600, and balance monthly
over five years.
For particulars apply to V. A. Wynne,
Agent, c/o Haiti Seed Store., 215
Grand' Rue, Port-au-Prince.
HOUSE FOR RENT
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election, of gowns dresses and architect, arrived Monday to
ladies accessories at -Jacqueli- start work on the restoration of
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By Your Raving Reporter
A man named Edison got 99% of the
credit some years ago for introducing
electricity to the World at large. In
Port-au-Prince today we would be grate-
ful to the sleuth who could put the
finger on the person who is 1% res-
ponsible for depriving us of this luxury-
If we could single out the man res-
ponsible for the numerous nightly .black
*outs. we would happily put him at the
disposal of :
1.) THE DENTISTS who have discov-
ered that glow-worms are no substitute.
2.) A BEAU FILS GEFFRARD who
proposed to the chaperone and subse-
quently lost a girl and her inheritance.
3.) HISTORIANS particularly Mr.
Dantis Bellegarde whose out-put h a s
been slowed down on candle power.
4.) PLAYWRIGHTS e. g. Morrisseau
Leroy, who must translate from Greek to
Creole via Braille.
5.) DIPLOMATS who are forced to
shave during .siesta. hour or suffer the
6.) 'INDUSTRIALISTS. who anxiously
await Dick Leegstra's introduction of
7.) RESTAURANTS- e. g, .Le Perchoir.
must drop flares to keep faith witt
advertisement promises : .See the Ci-
8.)i STUDENTS Can't even use their
favorite street lamp for study or
9.)TEACHERS With the water-tight
alibis provided for home-work evasion, the
younger generation arise unedified.
10.) RUSSO FRERES Overtime work
necessary to keep up with orders for
11.) BURGLARS Working twice as
12.) NEWSPAPERS Unprintable.
The electric Company is completely
exonerated. They're innocent of the
whole affair they just supply the
power from time to time.
Rumour has it that Mr. Polly of that
esteemed company is working on atomic
power, and Mr. Shrewsbury has outlawed
the singing of two songs at .Sans-Souci.
.When the lights go on again., and
.,Lead Kindly Light..
Dr. Carlo Mevs has been inac-
tivated by a minor automobile
accident hopes to be back tapp-
ing the molars *bientot>.
Powell's Indusrial Works, SL.A.
WALTER KIDDIE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS,
stocks a complete line of fire extinguishers :-
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SUNDAY. OCTOBER 10th
BASEBALL ONCE WAS
HAITIAN SPORT MAY BE
AGAIN. SAYS ORGANIZER
Baseball can regain the po-
pularity that it had in Haiti dur
ing th2 Marine days and again
from 1950-52, if people who
know the game show interest,
according to Captain Louis J.
Ullysse. head of the Hitiiin
Baseball League till two years
Captain Uly.se, expre-sed
this opinion after reading ,Base
ball Urged to Bolster Tourism'
in our Sept 21:. i -.-ne. Agreeig
with Adrien Mjllebranche that
base -ball. games would mean
,more tourists in Haiti, and
more pu b 1 ic ity in th e
U S. the baseball organize,
said Americans -res id e u t
here could give the game
the impetus it needs to get tin-
derwcay again. Ift a fe-.v Ameri-
can\, were to join, the players
would ,fee! confident that people
who know the game are inte-
rested and the consequent lift
in morale would make all'the
After its re-birth in 1950, the
Yankee sport rivalled football
in the affections of Haitians,
and a few jealous soccer teams
turned out on the baseball
park for practice, hampering
the ball players.
But it wa, the .-plit between
'-x-Marine Charley Hess and
Captain Louis that led to the
discarding of baseball bats.
shortly after the Haitian tri-
urnph over the Champions of
the U S Torpedo fleet in the
As recently as this Sutmmer,
the Capttin made an attempt to
revivLe a b.iseball league, but
attendance arnmong players fe'l
off so badly that the project
faltered to a standstill.
LbS N--W w e S C s e e s-
to crown' -".It C-,crcc: moment or
pleasant cot,.pan;onship. One of many
uccasions for drinking Hennessy.
Equipment has been donated
byv visiting Navy -ships, and
There are enough balls, bats,
pads, and masks to rig out two
or three teams, Captain Louis
says but players are lacking.
The only person in Port-au-
Prince really interested, besides
Captain Louis, seems to be An-
dre el Saieh.
The retired Army Captain
learned the game in Haiti. but
has seen it played in its nattiu-
ral habitat on 10 trips to the
UL S while working on PAN.\A-
MA LINE ships. Passionatel-.'
interezi.ed in all kinds of port,
he was a Radio-Haiti sport scas-
ter and promoter of box ng in
Hait. He i dlue for a talk % .th
FM-F Heacd Paiquet this wv.eek,
l hen ain effort wil! Ibe made to
dove-tail sports -scheiul c 11 and
keep the various games out of
each other': way.
So big thirg_, for b.se-,bhall
should soon be off the diamond
ait 100 Avenue Miller, where t'-
C:,ptiin lives, ind another it'ju-
ilr attlrac'tionl will be wallop-
ing -balls out of the Expo.itinn
Ball Park. if Capt.ain LUlysse's
dreams conime true.
ULN SHOOTING STAR
Etoile Haitien showed no im-
provement over its league .form
when it bowed to a Jacmnel se-
lection 3-2 during heavy show-
ers at Park Levelt Monday af-
EXPECTED FOR THIS
The 1954-55 foot-ball c-ham-
sl'hiip are due to be played off
,oon aw Stadle Magloire ind pre-
dictions are there will be eve:.
more teams than previou.1.,y
Adoption of a three-league
,,'?tem suggested by new FHF
heads Pasquet and Me Intosh
this week will mean more even
competition and a great inierease
in spectator interest
Re.'erve teams a-lso will be
pionship of Petion-ville last Sa- re, clipped "toile Filant. by
turday afternoon, La Poudrie- one goal to zero.
los rnh Nadal and
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La Plantation Dauphin,
30 Sept. 1954
Kindly oblige me by publis-
hing the enclosed copy of a
letter I have forwarded to te'.
Jamaica Daily Gleaner for pu-
blication and please mention
,ir, oiy grant me space in
your columns to correct some
wrong impressions created by
S a recent article written by G.
R. Coulthard in a Jamaican
newspaper and reprinted hin
the Haiti Sunl of Sept 19th
The -facts, as presented by
the writer were tinged with
the -truths- of a lawyer ma&-
ing out a case against an aecus
ed person at the bar.
I am a Jamaican tsoni-howx
I don't think Coulthaid -
who has been living in tin
country for the past 27 yeat::-.,
and I have contadtei. ill class-
es but have really never met
a -sad' Hailan To inme tfi,'y
are a very light hearted peo1)i,
and a people who with Ban
Diet-. est bon.' (Gcd i goj.i)
daily on their lips, have co.1e2
through 150 years of indepeu
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Kerosene and electric stoves, FANS
and all other electrical
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Phone : 3557
dence anti kept their hea,.'
above the waters of modern
civilization where manyax' anu-
ther would have gone under.
Coulthard seems to lo-e eightt
of the 'act that -the Haitians
di; something that has no pa,.
ralel in History Slaves. ign:.
rant and near-savage rose .i
against their civilized masters,
not leaving their country a-.
the Israelies did(, but chasing
their masters out. The Israeli-
tes had the leadership of MI-
ses, steeped in all the lore of
the Egyptian, whilst the Hii-
tians only had Toussaint, a
self taught coachman and Des
saline's, a savage who cou'.l.
not -ign his name.
Where could be the compari-
son between this country and
the British West. Indies deve-
loped by the British Colonial
Office, which, if one looks at
the British Commonwealth to-
day, has done a brilliant jon.
We British West Indians have
nothIng much to boast about,
we are just apt pupils of the
best masters of this genera-
The Haitians chased out alli
of their white mastLrs, insteiil
of keeping some as tutors,
that was their biggest m'._sta-,:
But when one think.,. ot th
horrors. of slavetN,i o, .!-o-?ce-
lant of a slave c a n bJarn.,
They are gallantly fighting
heir v .vy pl,. and the'.- : v;e.
lone well eviin hough the..
have still, a lung vay t, ,.
Within recent years xme m.-._
nade big strides, and corn, F.., ,
al:.our has moved tip ;ro.iit
ii cents per dt ,' to ,u i .
riid I doait think Jamaica ca,
how as- mitich The laitr ;C-
ernment and the pri'enLo ,il:
have made a lot of imnprove-
t e n t s a n d a r e
oni n t i n g to do so.
nd although Coulthard thinks
hat Estir,'-e's Expo.siti.:,i. ,yi
financial failure, if he 'joks'
t our tourist trade, which the
.xpos'Ition ushered in, he will
"e that Estime was no: s.-
tUpid after all.
Comparing the b.auty o: tile
wo capitals, Pot t-,u-P'-inee
lnd Kingston -Eveiy,-,,:ne .j,,?..
eauty-with different e.,ei. I
ave he'ird manly viitomrI to
oth express thernsel,:'; *,n f;,
our of Port-au-Prince. As in
very city there are the quar-
'rS of the poor, but the bet:-
* sections of Port-au-Prince
)re as beautiful as one could
wish. \\'. do have ieo..iei& l hills
and bare ir'n-like mountainS.,
hut I could take Mi. Cuiit'i.
to places .%;here inotintain ci:l.-
to minounltin, where singr n
rivers lave the feet of thes-
giants on whose slopes the
happy Hait'itiin pe.isaint cullecd^
his fruit iaid ve-getl:,les t0r .L ie
ilearby mnaiket in the valle:'
Standling oni these hills, mee:-
ing the simple ,courtesy" oi
these peasants, would hav.?
been a worthwhile e.xp riei'e
for him. There is so much he
might have learnt.
With reference to the high
cost of living-I am sorry that
I did not meet him, to prop.?'r-
1I feed him on just about al/-4
of what it would cos-t in Kino;
ton. We eat chicken as often
as we tWlsh and egg.; are- 2)
cents per doz. Somebody fool-
ed you there Mr. Coulthard.
Yes, our econoImy isiat pie-
sent base'i on coftee, but Wc
are diversifying. Your infoi-
mants 'Jid not know mntich
about their own country,. No;
long ago Jamaica was in the
same boat the boat being
banana boat) and when a hui-
Remember .... All Frigidaires are not Frigidaires, only Frigidaire
-By General Motors- Builds Frigidaire Frigidaires
l ica3ie li)M e'id, 'J iil ,\ i.Lt Lip.
Every river brings L)'-i t i-
own silt' is one of Haiti's pro-
verbs. Those whom Coulthaid
met were not of the silt in the
present. Governmental stream
it would seem, so they' look
through the eyes of )es,'.iiii t
These you will find in vel:,'
country of the globe.
From the Jamaican newlspa-
per's I don't see anything ioi he
proud of in your percent G1,-
vernment, so I thing Coui;r., ,i
should be better employed crit
isizing conditions he may ki'v,-
something about, than mniakig
seliculs comments on infoiinm.
lion gleaned from a few day,;
visit xThere are mIountain- be-,
hind mountains is another Ha,
tian proverb which would hbe
good policy to rememiher.
A little advice I would giv.1
Mr. Couthard, when ,he ti,-
cels out again, always look for
the good as well as the hid,
good is aiwxys theie and criti-
_irni i- not worth a i-i Li".-
less it is constructive.
As for the solution to Hai'i.
problems., just as they were
solved in England by time ail
;UNDAY. OCTOBER 10th
the Spirit of Man, which keeps
striving iupw:r.i.s. to with en-'
couragement froin their frie
Haitian, will move forward F
NO THANKS for your w|
blanket article Mr Coultharl
Yours Truly, '
Mr. Bernard Diederich,
Editor, The Haiti Sun
Dear Mr. Editor :
Can you explain for us why
we get the Sunday editions of
the New Yoik Times and Mi-
ami Herild in Kenscoff in the
mountains of Haiti at about
-1400 p in eveiy SiundCay, whie
the Haiti Sun, issue. in Poit.
at-Prince every Sunday is not
receive, here until Tuesday ?
Glad tn see you home again.
We drop the bundles in the
Post Box on Sunday From
then on it's the Post Office
gentlemen who handle them-
Thanks for letting us know how
they're doing '
Continued on Page 11i
NLAY i UL. iUStBEK iut. HAITI SUN.
"-"" """ ^"""'..-..-" "-'.^ \VWIN ANYTHING AT UNION
S. ,.... SCHOOL BAZAAR
'.. ? FROM A CAR TO A CARTON
S- s. ,ket seller aiiJ priA
.collector. are extracting bunds
Sirorn merc.hants all oover LtuL i
.. .. .... .. -alter tirst demobilising theran
--r. '-' with high voltage chat.n a
~- *. ~high power salesmanship. A
; ..ll J : .. .;. .. hu t. tht, urs [e
corps of laci.es led by Mr. Ash-
ton and Maurice Sager are ring-
o "Pa. Haytian comercants, noted the
worldrd over for .their generosi-
.'_ _.__... --- ty," are be'ing buttonholed and
are promising to give -till it
If's a FORD '54!! hurts -- that isI1Ln't, then-
Yo anPyNOE~selves but not the o-,j~cj-
You Can Pay MORE -o" n <,o. ,,_,.
Sof the Union School Bazaar.
But You Can't Buy Better The annual bazaar ,atL h:
%," -. '%.-.'-* -'%,..'W* %,' %'" .'%-*-.'%-" .'^*.' '"% '% c _phh l groldinrl l will 1 nn n i-n
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Don't Miss this splendid opportunity to save money on home
needs of such outstanding values.
* TURKISH BATH TOWELS-COLOURED AND WHITE 3 for $3 00
* WHITE DAMASK TABLE CLOTHS-ASSTD SIZES $3.00 and up
* WH-IE LINEN FINISHED BED SH-ETS SIZES 81x100 $4 each
couple of inonths, features. the
usual sZtalls where anything
froi \ a White Elephrl-nt to A
tot of grog can be ubtaileri ji,
Gate Prizes, due to the ei-it.
ot the ladies in charge, teawi-
re a 1954 Carolina model ..Hi:.
man Minx,, from the repre-
sentative here; a Leslhie Brandt
donated Round Trip to Ciuda:l
Trujillo; an Omega. watch
from 'La Belle Creole' 2 Miche.
lin tyres and a case of cand.v,
extorted from Preetzman anJ
Aggerholm; and Roger Bou-
card is known to have pa i'Id
tith a \We.tinghouse Roastei;
Harry Tippenhauer has beeii
w hedled out of a case of cham-
pagne and a Gift Box Jergen's
Men's set; Mrs Heurtelou'r
,Tout petit shop- is more petit
)by a hand-bag since the visit
of the ,committee.; while the
Paqu'in-Gaietjens .souvenir shop
numbers a sewii-ie cc,!iiet a-
nimong those misn.ing: And'e
Saieh came across \\ ith a Stats-
side model men's suit, Milo H.I
k'ime donated a six-tulbe raldii:
and also thrown in is :i a'ea',
suibscription to the Hji:.i SL! '.I
IN HONOUROFCHRISTOPHE ry I, and the National Museum
Friday was the anniver- held an exhibition in h i a
sary of the death of King Hen- honour.
REAL ESTATE BROKER
Houses For Rent and For Sale
Furnished or Unfurnished.
Long and Short Term Leases Obtainable
At Port au Prince, Petion-ville, Kenscoff and Vicinit!ez.
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(On main road to Petlon-VilIe)
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eHAITI SUN. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10th
EDINBURGH The Mc-
Douglas and McGregors are
tuning their bagpipes, dusting
off their kilts and aging their
Scotch whiskey for the gayest
season of the year in the land
of Tam O'Shanter and Annie
From Gretna Green to John
O'Groats, from Loch Lomond
to the River Dee, fall is the
best time to visit Scotland.
For it's then that the -dour
Scots, most thoroughly belie
that gag. Those are the months
of the famous sheepdog trials,
of music, dancing and pagean-
try around open peat fires and
In centuries-old castles.
There's hunting on the moors
for grouse, pheasant and v,;d
duck, and the icy streams tei-'
with salmon and brown trout.
Access to these hunting and
fishing preserves is facilitated
by the Scottlsh Tourist Informa
tion Center in Edinburgh. Ad-
vance information can be ob-
tained from British Travel As-
sociation, New York. Scotland's
scores of world-renowned golf
courses also are busy staging
tournaments and accommodat-
ing visitors at this period of the
The. gathering of the clans,
with -the accompanying gatneh
and dancing is an irresistible
magnet for Scotsman and visi-
tor alike. The fun begIns with
piping and dancing competi-
tions in which husky Highlan-
ders In tartan kilts follow in-
tricate steps of the old sword
dance like delicate ballerinas
Then comes the less-delicate
part of the program the field
and track events,tossing the cab
er (how far can you throw a
small tree ?L, and Highland
wrestling (how far can you
throw a 'big Scotsman ?)
Headquarters for touring this
beautiful little headpiece of the
British Isles, several .times lar-
ger than Haiti, is Edinburgh,
the 1,200-year-old capital on the
Firth of Forth.
Visitors can fly by PAA from
New York to Prestwick, near
the birthplace of Robbie Burns.
in 13 hours, continuing by car
and train to Glasgow and Edin-
burgh. Those already in Europe
can make the 327-mile trip from
London to Edinburgh by air or
take a scenic train trIp that
meanders through Oxford, Strat
ford-on-Avon and the famous
Dominated by historic Edin-
burgh Castle,where Mary Queen
of Scots gave birth to the future
James I of England.the Scottish
capital Is a sight-seer's para-
qise. The castle perches atop a
giant rock that drops sharply
on three sides to garden's below.
From it the tourist can look
down on New Town,, with its
bustling shops and beautiful
parks, and on Royal Mlle --Old
Town-, which straggles down
Jottings In A Traveller's
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Over 12 Models from 2 to 35 HP
... A PLEASANT STOP
ON YOUR ROAD TO KING
When you come to Cap-Haitien en route to mighty !
*Citadelle La Ferriere, make your stay comfort- !
able at the new Hotel MONT-JOLI.
Here awaits ou a new and attractive develop- i
mernt atop Carenage Hill, overlooking a resplendent !
A fabulous spectacle : Right from your window /
in our spacious and airy rooms, you may have a pre-
view of the Citaoelle in the fiery setting sun.
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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10th
the face of the rock.
Branching out from Edinburg....
the tourist who really wants a t
get around can see virtuaUlly:.
a-ll of Scotland in a week's'trme,'.
High spots of such an odyssey..;!!
include the border country p'
south of Edinburgh, scene ofi.'
many of Sir Walter Scott's his-'
torical novels; the Trossachs, in .
western Pertshire, w i t h its
Loch Katrine"scene of -The
Lady of the Lake."; Speyide,
where world-celebrated Scotch
whiskey is lovingly distilled ov-
er peat fires; Aberdeen, a city
of gleaming granite spires and
towers; and Inverness, where
Macbeth had his castle.
Hotels throughout Scotland
are comfortable but not. lavish,
and prices are reasonable Top
rates for singles are about $5 a
day, Euopean plan.
L'Independances is the new
bi-hebdomadaire, on the capi-
tal's book-stalls. Directed by
Franck J. Seraphin, the new
journal has a capable redacteur
in Rene S. Benjamin and admi
nistration is by Mrs Therese
KILTS ARE TRADITIONAL IN SCOTLAND
Kilts have long been the traditional attire in
Scotland, although now they are usually worn
only for special events. These youngsters are
dressed in the traditional kilts and are shown
just before ,performing one of the historic Scottish
dances. Scotland is easily reached via the global
routes of Pan American World Airways.
SUNDAY. OCTOBER 10th.
Bureau : Stand 29 | Phone 2061
Ave. Marie-Jeanne P.O. Box 433
Cite de l'Exposition Port-au-Prince, HALi
SThe Haitian English 1 language NewBeiaper
Non political weekly devoted Subscri-ptien ,rates : in city and
o the community, published provinces : 50 ce-, ,t month.
StdaY mofrlg. special yearly rate of $ 5
SBernal DIEDERICH Air mail to U.S. and Canada :
-erant ResponLsable : $10 a year.
rony Ct ENET, Jr. Advertising rates on request.
UMBERING over the newly made roads
oj the Republic the clumsy caminions that
btar the mass of travel between Port-au-
Prince and the provinces have Jound an ideal
race-itcCk, and theit rivers exhillirated by the
now possible speed ate maiming and killing pas-
Like irreponsible morons that ran horses to
death in pre-Aulomobile days, these chauffeurs
belabour their coarnmionettes and trucks to reach
speedo jor which a pedestrian and portly -Joan
d'arc. or -St Francois d'Assis. was never intend-
ed. The engines seldom are afforded the oppor-
tunity of dying exhaustion (a short term affair
at .ht current rate of motor deterioration) because
they usually end wrong side up in a ditch long
before their life span closes.
Two weeks ago four people were sacrificed to
the epeed madness of new-road users, and last
weekend the St-Marc asphalt proved the undoing
of ,St-Charles Bauromfex, resulting in the injury
of more than twenty passengers.
-Hogging, the road is illegal in any country.
but these new-road knights develop its finest
arts, practicing their skill in daily tournaments
to the detriment and dustiness of their passen-
gers. .Tag' played by the wobbling matrons of
auto traffic is another favourite pastime : a bus
bumps ahead of a commerce then stops. As the
other pants within dusting range the first bus
.speeds, off to repeat the manoeuvre all over
Tic drivers, evidently under the misapprehen-
sion that they are heroic in their -defiance of
death-, usually are the ones to escape ahlive,
while their passengers, uncovered by the sturdy
steel cabs, die or drag out their lives as cripples.
A rntcec survey showed us that though many
accidents are due to faulty vision, slow -reflexes
brought r-n by fatigue, alcohol, sheer lack of in-
telligence, and too few road signs, the busiest and
deadliest killers are speed and reckless-ness
Th orniy solutkiiin is the rigid enforcement of
hi arj penalties for speeding and Higlhuway patrol
mnin stationed along the routes of the Republic.
AIs tie :eads grow wider and smoother, somell-
ti1njiuil.t be done to enforce cautiousness among
1****>* "* -^ --. ---r r r f fiA iijrj jfj-J'
Rise In Volume
by Lee Kerwick
Mr. L. S. Law writing In the
American Express Newsletter
-Judging from the reports of
advance inquiries and definite
bookIngs already received from
our member territories. I would
conservatively forecast an in-
crease of business in the Carib
bean of 25% for the winter sea-
son of 1954-55 over 1953-54.
However, I regret that new
hotel construction has not kept
pace with the growth of inte-
rest in the Caribbean since 1950.
Last winter two n e w hotels
opened in Haiti, three in the Do
minlcan Republic, one in St-
Croix. one in Antigua, and one
These are all small hotels by
U.S. standards arnd the total in-
crease of beds by this new cons
truction is about 400.
Projects are afoot for a $2,500,
00 U S hotel In Port of Spair,
Trinidad one of $400000 in Cu-
racao, and a beach hotel costing
$200.000 in Dutch St Maarten
but these will not ibe ready for
the coming winter season.
Generally speaking it can be
said that all hotels in the Carb,
bean have been filled in the
winter months since 1950 and
the very great increase in tou-
rist 'business throughout t h e
area has been due to an ever
growing recognition of the desi-
rability of the Caribbean for
,Decislon of Trinidad to join
the Caribbean Tourist Associa-
tion is an important victory for
C. T. A w h i c h present
ly has a membership of 23 coun-
tries and islands in the West
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Oc
Equip your D2 TDOctOr with a
Combination Todi Bar-Bulldozer
'IPlace the draft arms
to the rear...
-it's a tool bar.
't them to the front...
and it's a bulldozer...i
0 eCaterpillor No. 42 Tool Bar is a multi-purpose tool for the D2 Tractor. You use]1
tie same draft arms for the No. 42 Tool Bar or the bulldozer blade. The conversion
Is made by detaching one tool and pivoting the arms to front or rear. When the tool
bar is mounted you can attach subsoilers, furrowers, spring shank cultivators, heavy;I
chisels, disk ridgers, ditchers, rigid or "floating" listers, .
With the bulldozer blade you can build earth dams or stock watering ponds,
miove brush and small trees, maintain access roads or fill in eroded gullies...ito.
mention only a few of the possibilities.
SPlease contact us for detailed information... we'd like to show you this new'
REGISTERED TRADE MARK
HAYTIAN TRl'TOR EQUIPMENT CO., S.A. Rue Pa-vs
MpIrice Bonnefil Manager
tober 24th the birthday of for-
mer President kbfael Leonidas
TrujIllo wi.il be celebrated as a
holiday with gayly decorated
streets and native festivals.
HAITI : Simbi Hotel of 32
rooms will open in November.
Under the management of Mr.
Ganot, the guests will enjoy the
additional features of a lovely
swimming pool and golf.
MARTINIQUE, F. W. I. : Mar
tinique announces the Museum
at the College will open to the
public in November. Exhibits
contain Arawak and Carib In-
dian relics found in Martinique
an'd neighboring islands by A.
Pinchon and Delawarde.
PUERTO RICO : 19 Cruise
ships visit Puerto Rico this corn
ing season. Native music .rd
Government tourist guides will
greet the passengers The Carl-
be Hilton Hotel will feature
Continued on page 11
summer C(ourses Open at
Haitian American Institute
The Haitian-American IntL-
tute's programme this year got
underway Monday with a coin
plete &New Look result of
a summer overhaul.
Both academic and non-acade-
mic courses offer new featu-
res : Mrs. Brown, (the Direc-
tor's Minister without portfo-
lio) is clue to conduct a lecture
series in English on American
art. beginning October 12, while
2 days later the Director opens
a course in American literature.
alqo in Engl'ish. Next week
the professors hope a new ,'-
cord ,player will arrive making
possible playings and commien
tries on American music by
lDreCLtOr Ui lf-oures u g
Youngster- get their turn from
the 9th when Mr.s Stanley Ba-
ranson, wife of the Point IV
director, supervises a regular
Registration Week preceding
the opening classes, bore re-
cood breaking fruit, and Mr.
Kirkpatrick helped new coMn-
ers, who were early enough, to
find their berth among the
HA. INSTITUTE STUDENTS
i-',Y M.RS CHS. FEQUIERE
As announcedcl at the Closing
E:.:ercice- for the year 1953-
HAITI SUN SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10th.
195-1, held last July, the Haitian
American Institute is able to
offer this coming year two spe-
c'ial prizes, to be known as the
Mrs. Charles M. F6quire
Thanks to the generosity c[
Mrs. Fquire, a fund has been
established whereby two prizes
of ten dollars (S10) each w;ll
be awarded to the winners -,o
n. essay contest In addition,
the Institute will waive for the
school year the Institute fees
fur the two winners.
Regulations of the content
are as follows :
1) The contest is open onl:,'
to new students of the Ino.si-
tute. Former students and mem
hers are not eligible.
S 2) E Lach .IlndLdIAte w% ll -L1lJ-
The RIVIERA 11L11ezJ'0 ) cwiU
A e l ii VIlw ALA ( mit din e.s a ul 5uu wordr j i.
Hotel d'Haiti i n., i1] French, on the sul)jec[:
T The Role ot the Institute .0
7 Haitian Life,.
S 3) Each en try must be legi-
biy written or typewritten, Jn
Sone side of the paper only. t .,e
J. j :",
signed 'Cth. the fh4l warfie nd
address of the coDtestant
i" 4) Da;tes of the contest a:.2
(roin Octaber, `1, 1951 October
* -11 A4-
DR. GERABRD ASTIEN
Nightly Dancing .... Dentist
Post-Graduate of the
8 P.M. to 1 A.M. ..Univiqrsity of Michigan
Professor at the Dental
n Air-conditioned -Faculty
Hours: 8-11 AM and 4-7 PM
SThe Chinic located at Bois-
tBAMBOCHE HROMW Verna is air-conditioned
Featuring Haitian Folklore. Phone 5234.
.. .- .- -AUX COSAQUES-
5) Essays will be submitted
for judging to an impartial .u-
ry of three persons, whose de-
cision will be final.
The Institute takes this op-
porunity of thanking Mrs.
Charles F&quibre for her ge.
nerosity in establishing this
contest and making possible
the awards to its winners. To
the contestants, GOOD LUCKR.
\World Famous Cuisine
Sat Hotel Choucoune
< IN PETIONVILLE
\ ,' ... "*']"' 'f ",i
To order your Favourite Dish
Sor a Anme.Alarini speciality
Dining in *Salle a Manger, Terrace
S_ or beside the Pool.
**.^ %..^ ^ ^ ^ ^ s. *% ^ ^. ^.s.
SCHATELET DES FLEURS
Sin the Pines and Poinsettias
Si in Caeal Kenscoff
Only 15 Pleasant Miles
S 35 Leisurely Mlinutes front Port-au-Frince
fYet almost 5,0.-) feet, almost a mile
SUnexccll:..l ;,' ri.can .'rench German Creole
/Cuisine anJ Beverages
G60D FOOD...GCOOD PRICES
.ail'Is famous ,nomaro nlam-
me- has been enthusiastically
acclaimed by visiting epicures,
and featured by 'Imperial
But foreigners aren't the only
connoisseurs of food. Haitians
know where the meat is done
just right, where wines are of a
perfect vintage and flavour to
'mellow their mood'and form the
perfect foil for ,ech delightful
.That's why special occasions
are observed at Aix Cosaques.p
AUX COSAQUES BAR
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10th.
SUNDAY. OCTOBER lOrh
continued from page 6
Dear Sir :
I have enjoyed Ireading your
Paper the Haiti Sun the past
Year and in turn have sent the
, copies on to Mi-. Harry B Cha-
sr be in Mdnsilield, Mass. as he is
I.quite a student of Haitian histo-
.rical events and we are both
m.;,much interested in your rail-
ways and locomotives a n j
l.thing- that are connected with
iWe have both wtitenr y o u
.Itters to be published in the
paper in which, we asked for
.,gcrrespondence with someone
k Haiti .hat would be interest-
TOPS 'EM ALL
ed in these thing.;. 1or phoo.:.,2r:I,
phy or jti-t general cor:e.ppon-
ki-nce. oLu kindly publiIshed
these thirng- but no one in T-Iait;
ga\e ci ;, break by writing to
Uti, so it looks like the pen pal
hobby has not started in Hiti.
In -_hnrp ]o(0trac.t when I h-,dl
a letter piu.blisheid in the Trin!-
dad Guardian along sirnmiliar li-
nes I was swamped with mil1
as 168 per'cons \\rote to in", ?,.i
that I had to get out a mimrej-
graphed letter in order to ans-
wer them. From Jamaica c.';lne
76 pers-.ons wrote to me after a
letter appeared in the Gleaner.
The Nassau Tribune brought
me S replies from the Bahamas
but Haiti the score 'is still zero.
T have been to Port au Prin-
ce three time, but just a day
at a time and you cant do murch
s.ght-ceirn aind fr)!l'w thi i
I I i -- t
A treat at
with your hc,)bb),, in that shot
time in order to hunt out thi
locomotives. I did get the vroof
bttt-ner on the w'harf and i n s
ir cane train. also the passer
-er train in the station b u
that's all I would like to hav,..
tmuch more if I could d cointi:l
the right perizon with a cuani,
The Editora c f o ur local week'e
ly paper Bo MeIvaine -
gut himself a i ob w'th the Ei
senhour administration in Was
hington in the State Dept. sc
other hands run the paper while,
he is aw.vay for four years. 011E
of his side jobs 'is the Chhir
mnanship of t h e Cai-ibhhea-
Comm. and he has been in i- ,r
of Spain for a meeting alce laIer
in Belize but when he and his
wife Jane -A writer in her
own name too- went to ti.e
Trinidad meeting they stopped
over in Haiti, after they got
home they wrote two articcs
for the "Archive' their weekly
here orn what they saw in Ha.it!.
I have cut these articles out and
am enclosing them for you,
perhaps you would like to use
them in the Sun. I have ia-kcd
the Editor if its, OK and he 'aid
t was. be sure and give the Ar-
chive, Do\\o nigtown, Penn ,.
he credit lin. however whsn
'ou print them
t both of which I enclose fot
I I still have hopes of a return
- visit to Haiti, some of thesi
i yeves before I amn too old an
t a ray.
Wllt,lham M. McFarlan
Rise In Volume..
continued from page 9
cruisee, buffet luncheons or
their pool terrace
130 001)0 travelers visited the is
land during 1953.5-1 spending
$22.000000 an increase ol
WIITH ALLIED MEMBERS
BRITISH WEST INDIAN
Mr. John Rahr, g rneral mana-
ger has been appointed to the
Advisory Board of the re-orga-
nized Trinidad & Tobago Tou-
Recently in Washington, D C
MAir Rhar w'jth officials of Capi-
tal Airlines, Trans-Canada Air-
lines and Vickkers Armstrong
discussed the naw Viscount air-
craft which wlill soon be put
Additional services of BWIA
from San Juan will be started
has available through their
U S offices and travel agents,
an illustrated folder on Puerto
Rico. Their beautiful 12 passen-
ger freighters with outside corn
fortable 2 berth state-rooms,
sa'il to Puerto Rico from New
Orleans every Wednesday and
from San Francisco and Los An
geles via Panama Canal every
II' days. -
eph Nadal and Co.
|sit^suialzsn.l when Mi MAlacllvaine
1. i1pa-'.e'l thru so I showeSl them
this anId you wili see the small
AGENTS cutting they put in the Archive
'ii 11idut 'it and inentiotned the
H.'7i Tt'.,rirng Co. S A.4 ,SLUN..
Chamber uof C(no,., .',:
Bldg: Citp dje I'Exposition Ac y,-u will ce they' made
Phone 2069 tv'I article | o ,-, ,,f thi. trin
VISIT VILLA CREOLE HOTEL
\ Thursday Nights Creole Buffet
, :- .' ,',' -..
$ -- -1 '* a *
L4111f4, f 10
/- t. -. : 4
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f Haitian food at its best tempts
/ Dancing to 'l'Orchestre Villa Creole*
SFrom 8:00 to 11:00 p.m.
f le lp! %';A % liD .I. I I* [
FAMOUS FOR ITS FRENCH COOKING
S* ONION SOUP FILET MIGNON
/ PEPPER STEAK SNAILS
,* ESCALLOFPE DE VEAU PICARDIE
C. Located in cool fete de I'eau, Petion-Ville
SFor reservations Tel : 7416
the middle of December. Full
details are available in the Oc-
tober edition 6f th6 official Air
Executive Director of CTA,
Mr Louis S. Law and his wife
were recent guests of BWIA in
Trinidad. B. WXV. I.
Gertrude Kruskoplf of Happi-
ness Tours. Chicaor, traveled
BWVIA to Martinique, Trinidad
PAN AMERICAN WORLD
.- reports their Latin Anmeit i-
can division flew a total of 322,
192,000 revenue passenger miles
during the first 5 months of
1954. This is an increase of
4 2% over 1953 period.
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SUNDAY. OCTOBER 10th
1u IAChe FMA nCMIFBi uII.
Samuel Ziskihd, Chief of the .Mr. Raymond C. Smith, Big Ernst Beaufils. Delta C & S
CARE Mission in Haiti flew, to
Lima, Peru, Wednesday to att-
end a special mission of CARE
Murray L. Van Antwerp, Sa.i
Juan, Manager of the famous
American aRetail Credit Co.-
of Atlanta, Georgia, was about
town with Rony Chenet this
Miss cAurette, Colon leave;
a pair of wet eyes in the bank-
ing industry when she clippe'-s
Mr. Fred Kroll by-passed a-
nother milestone Friday with
the support of numerous -a-
Mrs Bricianni Gousse cele-
brated her birthday in her
hometown -Jacmel- last Fri
Guy Garcia, former Cap-Hia
tien electric Company wizard
is sparking both DC and AC
'in Port-au-Prince circles since
his recent migration to town.
Chief of Point IV, clippered
with Madame to Portland. Or,-
gan, on two months home leave
Mr. Marceau Louis. vice-pre
sident of the National Haitian
Association of UNESCO, left for
the States Tuesday to repre-
sent the local Pdt. of UNES
CO, Minister Leon Laleau at a
conference of UNESCO heads
Mr. Louis was accompanied to
Milwaukee by his wife Laura
Dr. Clauu-Je Stephen ch)serv-
ed his biNith>a.v aNri ers.r".'
Chechosloxvakian inclu triali.t
Bohumil Speka arrived from
Jamaica this week bearinF
drafts of commercial treaties
between his country an:i Hailt.
Ambassador of Venezuela, S:
nor Manuel Dagnino is schedule
ed for procliaine departure it
was announced this week.
Sales representative here is
home from visiting San Juan,
Havana, New Orleans, and Cli
cago. He terms hls trip a com-
plete success and told Your
Reporter the Delta employees
really laid on the cRed carpet,
Mrs, Cyril Walker, widely
known social worker w h o.
founded the, Orphanilat db
I'Enfant Jesus- .returned to
Haiti recently after a month
in New York ind I*'.cjuinze jours,
in Canada. The press of both
countries-were enthusiastic "in
Haiti-is repire-ented at the
1-th Inter-AmneritLi Saita.,'
conference in Chlili by Dr. Lu-
ciea Pierre-Nol, an-id Dr. Char
AgrOijoinists. EnmminIluel Oar
njer (f the National EconomI-
Department. and Leonce Boun-
nef I of the departunel-t of A-
griculture arrived in Mexico
City yesterday to specialise in
pisciculture. Mr Gamrnier, head
of the fish-stocking projp.'
here since it- graduation from
the UN experts, and colleague?
Bonnefil w ill spend t w o
months in Mexic)
Charge d'Affaires ad interior
of the Haitian Embassy at C,.i
dad Trujillo, Mr Paul Vern.,
offered a reception Thursday
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Mrr. Henry David Lopez, flew
to Paris last week
The fete of St. Michel A:-
change wa%3 celebrated Sunqay
in the little chapel at Mora'
Chandelle. A night of pubi:
rejoicing preceded the rel.
evening ini nonour ot ne ne-., x x x
Dominican ambassador to Pc:-t Dr Price Mars hIas been elec
&u Prince,. Mr. Liiu3 Logran.- ted to filU the post of Presi.
Cohen. dent of the Historical and Ge3
xxx graphical Society of Ha'iti, v,
Dominican Commercial At- catied by the death of Dr
tache to Eurupcean legations. Catis Pressoir.
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SUNDAY. OCTOBER 10th
Mrs. Joseph El Saieh return-
ed Thursday after a month in
the U S settling her grand-'
daughters, Marie Gloria. Eliza-
beth, Judith and Winny, in
Dr. Luis Legron Cohen. new
Dominican Ambassador arrived
Miss Raymonde Thezan wing-
.edi across to Europe last week.
I' he instructrice, will spend a
Year in France and Swritzerland.
SThe active president of the
Tourist & Gift Shop Associa-
. tio, Mr. Elias Noustas, is clip
pering to New York today on
Capitol Airline hostesses Do-
Slores Lach and Polly Mc-Ma-
hon, are island-hopping home to
Washington this week. They
enjoyed their short stay here
'but think Haiti should step
ut tourist entertainment
Rex Caf6 poprietor Andrt
;;Blanchard flew PAA to Miami
Thursday to get up to date on
SYoung lawyer Lebert Jn-Pier-
jre flew ,KLM to Paris to take
,U.P studies on a scholarship
from President, Magloire. The
Law school laureate will study
Miss Nicole Williams is due
foa re-take on the 23rd. become
1iig Mrs Arthur Peters.
Joe Gaetjens is off to C. Tr
Businessman-musician, Issa El
Saieh dropped in by clipper
Friday after two months' wan-
derings in Europe and the near
East. His talent won wides-
pread acclaim. .
Regina Hamilton, model-ac-
tress down from New York for
two weeks at Choucoune, ac-
companied by her mother, flies
home this morning with lots of
Mrs. Gladys Froen-Spillett is
a new acquisition of the SCISP
secretarial staff, where she is
furnishing super collaboration
as a esteno-dacto anglais-fra.ia-
Mrs Fernande Salgado will
be returning at the" end of next
week to New York after spend-
ing six months with her sister,
Mrs Clara Nadreau. of Petion-
Ville. Mrs. Salgado, veteran
Haitian dressmaker, will travel
stateside to be near son Lionel,
now an officer in the U S ar-
Miss Eggley St-Cyr, efficient
and soft-spoken secretary at
Compagnie Royal Neerlandaise
de Navigation, returned to her
desk last Monday from three
weeks vacation in the hills of
Mr. and Mrs Paul Anson, well-
known business team of the
.Grand'Rue. returned to their
Petion-Ville residence a f t e r
spending two months vacation
- Fernand Magloire, smiling Re
gie du Tabac Director, and wife
.MayotLe returned Mon d a y
from a month's vacation in New
1,, I I^ ln 'ilrm i honrlin fnr
' HAITI SUN.
Thirty-five tiny tots residents of
Petion-Ville, formed a pictures-
que group in uniforms of green
with deep pockets of gay em-
broidered motives and animals,
on Monday when they assembl-
ed in the newly renovated kind-
ergaten prepared for them by
Mrs. Lucien Scott, wife of the
Army Captain, at their home at
Tete de l'Eau.
Dr. Roger Vili returned this
week with an excellent bed'-si-
de manner after six years study
ing medicine in Paris Universi-
ty The young medico quit Hai-
ti as a second year student at
the Faculty of Medicine and
completed the course in France.
New York bound yesterday
was Ernst Casseus.
The Kingslands have return-
ed to Gros Morne from Sum-
mer vacation in the States.
The Daccaret family. Stunia.
Zila, Edouard, George, Tony
and Diana are off by plane to
invade Kingston today.
Maggie Morrison a veteran of
9 years of flying, now Delta
C&S Chief stewardess in New
Orleans made an inroad into
the Villa Creole's Haitian buf-
fet Thursday evening.
Mirellle Silvera is home frou)
3 months in Montego Bay Ja-
Charles Dupuy, Delta's local
ticket agent is in Havana for
a week with brother Michel
of the Royal Bank as Tou-
Norman Carr the Califo:-
nian who presented indigestion
to El Rancho's Silvera was in
Town this weekend wearing
the unifirm of Lieut. Com-
mander of the U. S. Coast
Guard. Mr. Carr who has been
absent from the local scene
since winning .a handsome
court case, told your reporter
he was putting in 45 clays re-
serve training on a C. C.
Daniel and Phllippe Brun
went to Miami Friday.
Atherton (Chatlet des Fleursi
Lee is in the U S on business.
Yanick and Edith Gauthier
returned from the States Wed-
October 1st was the occasion
for a surprise party offered by
the family to Mrs. Mlay St-Cyr
in her residence at Canape
Vert. honou ring her
birthday anniversary. The .-
layer gateau carried 5 huge
candles as tall as .the cake, anti
was the creation of blue-ribbon
pastry artist, Amelia St-Cyr
Bill and Bobby Vrooman
are back to their international
Club after a Stateside visit.
Antoine ,Ninouche, de Mat-
teis, Petion-Ville's super *bou-
langer, who sings beautifully
in Italian, celebrated his.b'ijrtbh
day on October 7th.
Franck Quiquite, Faubert
(the man who signs the checks
of ul'Etat at the Fiscal Depart
ment) started his birthday an-
niversary celebration off by in-
viting all-of his friends to cvi-
der un verre with him at Rex
Caf6e, on October 71h. He topp-
ed off the occasion by offering
a dinner in honor of the occa-
sion at Aux Cosaques.
Louis Helen a n d Claude
Schom'berg are back at Le Cap
after visiting the U S.
Mr. F6lix Benjamin and
daughter Nicole are flying to
Montreal on the 16th.
Loupa is back to tolling over
taxes at the Bureau Central
des Contributions after fifteen
days vacation in his home town
L. J. BREWER
Newly-elected President of Esso
Standard Oil S A. Mr Brewer
ended a week-long .El Rancho
On October 4th Mrs Hugette
Wla- ...i f. .F M T-Ph -A fa
.-- 1 ---A wjif eo inuostrialist and 1 I i I r11
Brooklyn Tuesday. xxx Mahogany factory operator L SJ LjLAI
_Fritz M e v s, celebrated her
,7 birthday anniversary. lir. and Mrs Raymond San-
W xxx saricq greeted their first -
October 7th was the birthday a boy 7. Lb Wednesday morn-
'Famous since ,5(l anniversary of Mrs. Simone ing.- The new mother is for-
S,. Fils-Aim6. Celestin, wife of the mer Nellie Mevs.
Commanding Lieutenant for the
region of St. Marc.
Rita Williamson and co-nurs-
er Terry Musolino hopping
ever since leaving Brooklyn in
September have arrived from
the highlands of Colombia to
enjoy the pinacle of their trip-
William and Helen Duff are
on their way to holidays in Cu-
ba and Mexico.
Three charming and very
pretty girls from the Cincin-
natti, Ohio office of Delta C&S
guests atL Ibo L616 were; Miss
La Verne Berling, Miss Elea-
nor Krebs and Miss Mary-Lou
Donnelly. The latter was ac-
companied by her aunt, Mrs.
Tony and Mrs KLM Burgeis
cULppered to the States yester-
Robert Lespinasse flew to
N. Y yesterday.
The Mevs and Wolff fight
ended at the Tribunal de Paix
Mr. Atkinson f r o m Nuffield
If England was in town visit-
ing Morris agent Sendral this
week. Will anyone who has
info leading to the where-
abouts of a sailing s h i p
believed to be lying idle in a
Petion ville back-yeard-please
contact the .Sunn Mr. Ha-
rold R. Norris is back from
the U S recovering from his
SUNDAY. OCTOBER 10th
continued from page 1
were not to be out done in
plainness and shouted thei:
complaints in aggrieved tones.
The new traffic regulations,
translated into action from
twelve fine-print pages of -Le
Mon'tteurs, were harrying them
to seek charity6>, complained
the drivers, many of them
looking far from unprosperous
in fashionable summer suits.
They protested that the new
decree was too harsh. A driver
making from 5 to 20 dollars a
day with $6 substracted for
car-rental and using nine to ten
gallons of petrol at -13 cenl.l
per gallon, couldn't be expec:-
ed to survive if $10 were exact-
ed every time he broke tlhe
speed limit. Furthermore the
laws were not decreed while
the Chambers were in session
so they were not legal, th2
Add to this the cutailing of
their beloved right to argue
with gendarmes under penal-
ty of a $15 fine, and you had a
recipe for ,oppression. they
It was not that they object-
ed to otthose reckless chauf-
feurs' being brought to book,
they explained. The speakers
had noticed that a few of
their colleagues were being
rather 'flagrant.. But the 1922
law had been good enough
for their fathers, and today's
chauffeurs w o u I d -bouilli',
with it too.
Incidents were re-told of in-
dividual persecution by police-
men, along with reports thl:.
fines had reached $24, and $40
deposit's were to be demanded
as security against their future
mis-deeds, hiking taxi-men's
license fees to $60.
Government officials in a lat-
er interview denied these state-
ments were true or ever would
be. A cabinet official said thit
though the law is strict it i;
very good, because whereas a
small 5-gourde fine may be
risked taxi drivers woul;1
think well before taking chan-
ces on a fifteen dollar ticket,
Also he said. the 1922 law wjs
passed when Port-au-Prince
traffic was one-tenth of its
Wednesday's meeting deve-
loped into a surprise double-
barrelled get-together when
Colimon withdrew strategic -
cally to return later with Ld-
b o u r Minister Dorsinville.
Chauffeurs, who had left th'-'
-conference. roomi half min
hour before, broke off games
of'-billes-, and haSt'ily finish-
ed gulping ,'reco. to hear the
Thursday inorning the fami-
liar red ribbons frollicked on
the routes once more, as tha
hlignes hunted customers.
The new law w'as du
trimming and meanwh
decrees would be rigi
forced. Government c-
buses that had subst'lt
ably for the missing
were called in. leaving
wistful .ti-mouns, who always
will feel sentimental about
those subsb, after the first
day's free rides up and down
the Petion-Vile road and even
out to Carrefour. But they
were more philosophical aboui.
it because the authorities hail
shut down on this pastime b3
charging regular fares from
PERMIS DE SEJOURS !
Permis de Sejour holders have
to stdrit digging out the little
blue books his month, and als,
the renewal fee, as a release
from L'Emigration this week
reminds that the renwal pe-
riod is from Ocober 1-31.
.Foreigners resident in Port
a-u-Prnice ,warns the notice,,
and its environs are invited to
ie for a present themselves at the Bu- DISTRIBUTORS:
bile old reau Central de l'Imm'igratio, 7, Rue des Fronts-Forts, Port-au-Prince
dlv en- to renew their forms, a n d Aux Cayes.
M. DESQUIRON, SUCCRS.,
ars ani those living in the Provinces to *J-rdmie.
DOUCARD & Co.
tuted so apply to their respective Pre- BJacmel.
tranpo'-t features., ALPHONSE ARTEAGA,
g many RAYMOND LAROCIIE,
) Gift shop Association
ON ORIENTAL Indjian Goods
IR NATIONAL Embroidered dresses
IGA DOLL Dre-.ses Souvenirs -
M'S Mahogany and sisal
BERG BROS Mahogany Sisal ,
SHOP sisaI and .mahogany
1A Embroidered dresse'z
SOUVENIR SHOP Perfunir f"
I BARBANCOURT H:aiti's Finest Rnum
U-LA Dresses Haitian handicraft
One price policy Prices visibly marked on each item
fully itemized sales slip is furnished without request
RHUM BARBANCOURT AVAILABLE AT' THESE SHOPS
To be Assured
BUY FROM STORE Z
The Tourist and
CARLOS Haitian: Handic' aft
CARIBCRAFT a hogny -
' CHAMPAGNA'S Perfumnes Mahogany -
GEO. DESLANDES : Mahogany. Factory -
HAITIAN GIFT SHOP : Mahogany Haniicrd
JACQUELINES : Emboidered dresses
JEANNE'S : Parjis Creations
LA PERLE DES ANTILLES Per fumes Sisal goods -
LA BELLE CREOLE : Tourist shopping center
Mme. MAX CHAUVET Mahogany Souvenirs
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10th.
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President Magloire receives a cordial greeting from judge Joseph Nemour
Pierre-Louis, President of the Court de Cassation on his arrival at the ceremi
nial opening of the judicial year. The civic event took place Monday at th
Palais de Justice.
PLEA TO INDUSTRIALISE
continued from page 1
by Mr. Bonhomme. -Lewis,. he
said *may seen revolutionary
for his suggestion that metalur
gical factories be established in
the Antilles, not working from
Sraw ore, hut refining imported
ingots. But if metal works are
not introduced to Haiti other
industries will be hindered-.
The speaker discussed also
oftlici:,il nmeaures for fostering
young industries.and closed with
an appeal: ,Let us then deve-
lope our industrial centers,.
The Government, has nothing
rs to lose, he pointed ouL in en-
a- CLOUragements such as the gran
ting of temporary monopolies,
if reason is used in administe members to assist in the diM-
Post-speech discussion inclu-
ded Engineer Charles Fequie-
re's reminder of the help given
Porto-Rican industry by the US
and industrialist- agriculturist,
Senator Louis Dejoie's contribu
tion on how to extricate Haiti
from economic obligations. The
senator's panacea wa4 reduction
of imports, both by growing
more and by making more E-
vaporated milk comprises $ 2.
000.000 of our import expendi-
tureand a plant for condensing
milk is a primary need in our
Mr. Elias Noustas and Mr. T.
H. Burgers were among other
continued from page'2
4lnally wab provided last week.
The official launch stopped
the Siren Boat irom leaving
port on its journey to Jerenm'iL,.
But this infringement could
not be overlooked because 124
passengers were packed into
the 35 passenger craft plus
regular cargo. Boats slighty
less over-loaded should be
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the right arm at the shoulder.
Fortunately. there was no dan-
Sgerl 'ito .ighit from Jthe head
* Colonel Cartwright disclosed
Sin an interview that his wife,
* the former Taline Beaufils. of
Cayes, 'is a schoolteacher, and
Shad decided to make a brief vi-
- sit to her husband's relatives at
Cap-Haitien before taking up
* her duties at College Feminin
cle Mme. Douge. at ruelle Mar-
guerita. She spent less than
two days at the Cape and ar-
ranged to return to Port-au-
Prince on Sunday. T h o u g h
friends tried to persuade her to
stay over another day a n d
make the return trip by plane.
she felt that it was best to be
on time for the opening of
school, and booked passage on
the ill-fated St-Charles Boro-
mee. The Colonel stated thrit
it had been more than four
years.since his wife had travell-
ed in the provinces, and it was
only one day that she was able
to spare for this brief sojourn
among relatives and friends in
Among the other passengers
seriously injured are Jean-Clau-
de Paraison. Jules Paraison, An
dr4 Louisand Julien Lacombe.
Victims are unprotected, be-
cause the .Saint-Charles Barro-
mee., a public bus, is not cover-
ed by insurance.
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