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COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
FETE THE. PRESIDENT
VOL. VIH Port-au-Prince, Haiti
* Rebel Without A Country;
FBI Boots Fuentes Back
To Haiti From Miami
Haitian Immigration Authori-
ties have a problem child in the
form oG a dapper, friendly Cu-
ban rebel who has been boun-
cing between Miami and Haiti's
National Prison since a bomb
exploded last April and sent
him -on his travels.
Themistocles Fuentes youth-
ful Cuban revolutionary student
leader was bounced back to Hai-
ti this past week by Federal
Bureau of Investigation Agents.
who figured his place was not
in Miami. Fuentes reportedly
had three days of fresh air in
Miami before the Feds picked
First Novel Hits
Best Seller List
AltlugW h- copy of Sheelagh'
Burns' first in Vel has: not been I
ted~izete, fle#.Yoz reviews,
*^^i l Sih :~rJae
I-IJvjtF o c_4uu 1y Lrepor ts Uai a
.' 'id.'.^- ir',tl .' -' Sh o oeIlA,,.
.b' is t g" 'to prhes -and. rigti
fort a b4&aadw~y play have been
sold-'..- "' .' :" ...
MSeelagh left h6r beautiful Dl-
quihi home for a visit to New-
YOrk last month. Her husband'
is reforestrying Venezuela.
John "K. Hutchens reviewed
Gilkgo Tree in the New-Yoil-k
Herald tribune on' October
22nd, which we are printing: be-
IHE GINKGO TREE. By Shee,
lagh Burns. Rinehart 222 pages
(Continued on page 2)
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 3rd 1957 No. 6
him up. He had been expelled
from Haiti last week after three
months in the National Peniten-
(Continued on..page 14)
Of Army Capt.
Captain. Luieen St. Albin,
Commander of the Military
District of Jacmel,, died at the
.Canape Vert Hospital on Sun-
day after a.sa4des seizure on
the previous night. Death was
attributed to cerebral lihae-
Captain St. Albin, a popular
office-; who was for yeats a
Police Lieutenant in the Cap-l.
talhad come to lortfau-Pfln-
ce on tramstei" 6ly two or
three diys prior t hi d ath.
He leaves a id*w and three
children to mourn their loss.
the fuuei-a took plae aa Te .
eOa. at $ p.m. at the t toe St.
dof Ns 1bothh 4m'e of his.
Ia.ss 10 7S8; caps.* codo-
sinck to the t .u made
a. tues m6n his by the Ire
.ila&utk i t 1 e6mblic, fr. Fran
Of Dtainei, ai td ihe Chid of
Staff of the Army, Brig. Gene-
rdf jtom o fefrire 1
''CaVQA6 St Albin wa. :t*IS
,ld. 'Hi first wife, :,,.
mer Matrle Mentas died '
aftbe tbhir uhion in i1944. Later'
W zmirled- Miss Simon Bouche-
reaU. who with' thir trI ehll-
drena survive hin to these and
other relatives the sUN*- of-.'
off" sincere condolences.
President Outlines Govt's
'rade & Industrial Policy
rhe Governments policy to. ment's aim, which he also took
is Commerce and industry to be the aim of-those engaged in
outlined by His Excellency Commerce and Industry, of. rai-
President of the Republic sing the general standard of li-
en a Committee of Mer- ving for the benefit of all, could
its and Industrialists held a not be achieved.
ePtion in his honour at the Vil- Over a thousand persons atten-
Creole last Sunday evening, ded the brilliant function and gave
SPresident said thai he and the' the President and Mrs. Duvalier
eminent were well aware of a warm welcome on their arrival.
problems facing this ihnpor- The original and enchanting de-
t section of the economic life corations of the hotel and grounds
the country and pledged active -carried out, in a motif of Hai-
Peration in seeking a solution I tan flowers and fruit drew ex
these problems. But, he said. clamations of delight from many
Solution could only be on a foreign guests as well as Haitians
Lanal level so that the benefits themselves The Palace Band dis-
trutng be redistributed throu coursed pleasingly during the buf-
.it, all levels of the nation. Un-
-.this was done the Govern- (Continued on page 31
.Top : President Francois .Dua-
valler and Haiti's First Lady,
being greeted on their arrival at
Hotel Villa Creole, by Mr. Ge-
rard Allen, President of the Or.
ganising Committee, and Mr
Victor Assali, member, when the
Chief of State was feted by a
Committee of Merchants and In
dustrialists with a reception
Center : Representative of the
Organizing Committee await ar-
rival of the Presidential Party
at the foyer of the hotel. Right
to left are : Mrs. Harry Tippen
hauer. Messrs Otto Madsen
Luc Vales, Harry Tippenhauer,
Gerard Allen, and Elie Joseph.
RIGHT : Mr. Allen welcome the
President and Party on beihail
of the Committee.
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oLTNDAY NOV. 3tli.
(Continued from page 1)
A FORMER NEw-York public
cist turned author,, Sheelagi
Burns begins her literary lit
with an intense and intetes
ing. novel that certainly bear
some of the signs of a first on
but not all them, happily:
enough, are the usual ones.
Like most first novelists -
and veterans, too, for that mat
ter -she obviously has draw:
on backgrounds she knows well
in her case, the shiny, metallic
business world in which she ha
worked and a Caribbean islan
* on which she has lived. On th
other hand, -he does not jsfin
transfixed before a mirror, as
were, gazing at herself with tha
long, narcissistic solemnity t
which beginners are more oftei
addicted than not, convinced a
they are that what they havy t
say is as hew to this planet a
Sputnilk. If anything, Mrs. Burn
as a storyteller is in rather to'
much of a hurry.
Coming from one who oni:
the other day in this space wa
hymning the praises of writers
i. who keep their writing short.
h But, of course, something de-
e pends on what the story is about.
&t- Mrs. Burns' is about an intelli-
s gent, attractive girl who enters
e upon her adult life with every
y reason to think it will be a good
one, discovers that it consists ins-
- tead of emotional blind alley into
L. which she blunders or is led,
n runs away from it all to re.crea-
I: te herself in a world that will
ic be new to her, and is lost again
s because she gives herself as she
d never had been able to before.
e With no more than that tb go
d on, you could guess -and you
it would be right that in its clas
.t sic mingling of irony and pity
o this is the mature work of one
n who has looked at the world
s with neither self-deception nor
o cynicism. To the virtues of *The
s Ginkgo Tree) you may- further
s add the terse authority with
o which Mrs. Burns ticks off the
verminous habitues of one oa
the New-York cocktail circuits
y and its frightened opportunists
s and the skill with which she
paints the beauty and lush rot
of a tropic island.
I could wish, as I say, that she
had been less hurtled about a
character so complex as this Ka-
te Donovan, t h e girl who
goes from hope to despair, from
love to degradation, and finally
to that kind of self-renewal by
which the ginkgo tree endures.
In what would ordinarily be an
admirable scheme for getting on
with the story ('Mrs. Burns, too,
must have read her share of nu-
vels taking six or eight thou-
sand pages to pass a given
point), she uses the flashback --
but uses it clumsily, Wvith an ef-
fect of confusing foreshortening.
She hints at themes without re-
ally following through on them.
Her gift for simile an accom-
plished copywriter's ?-is bright
But, noting, that; you are also
aware that this is a talent both
forceful and sensitive. The com-
binationi isn't exactly common:
abong our novelists,' newcomjners
or oldcomers, and what Mrs.
Burns is the more welcome ac-
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THE VICTORS) ARE HERE; >......
TWhe arrival in Haiti of the Vie (.:
tor Vauxhall heralds a new ge- -,;,:-I-
neration of cars and a new ge-
neration) of Car dealers.
Claude- Gentil, soh of Marcel
Genfil of Shasa .the General Mo-
tors Agency here, has branched
out'on his own into the. local e
auto, dealer world ..,,iti -a.brand
ne'w yprdu-qt. e est gr .a-
test in Vauxhall vaklhet.e..VIC-
TOR,. .. ', ..
The new .Victors .arrived In
town this week from the .factory
in England. Vauxhall is the Bri-
tish subsidiary of General Mo-
The Victors are new right
I from the road up according to
their agent. Sales talk' describes
tik Victbr as lower, swifter,
more efficient than its prede-
cessors Its roof line is only 58
inches high. Headroom is gene-
rous and ground clearance am-
pie In this ear which Is the car
which hits the happy medium
between the small car and the
larger,.European .cars. Comfort- in the'Agency showrooms at the ges.
engine ,performance. and econ- botto- io "'f? ,Ruee ,Miracles. 4 -
my are its. selling points..
Powered by a new, deep-skir' Visitilg U.S. Doctors 5
square* engine, the Victor is Meet The, President both
S a t The eKungsholmv of the Swc- Educa
very much a top gear car-with dish America Line docked at ren
swift, smooth top gear accelera-
tion from walking pace into the PortaLPince on Thursday Expe
middle seventies. bringing 600 tourists, on a cruise metm
of the Caribbean. 6 -
This top gear flexiblitiy cuts Among the passengers were 130 -Social
petrol consumption, too. Beca.- doctors, members of the eNew- cLa
se the Victor's- cssquarep engine York State Chapter of General dLHai
performs so efficiently ffirou- Practi ioners. Weelk
ghout its whole speed range, it The visitors were welcomed! and c
puts the Victor far ahead of its upon debarking at the Quai' -
class for all-round fuel economy.
The new Cars ean been seen
WHBkE YOU'LL FIND THE WORLD'S
FAX OUS BRANDS FRENCH PERFUMES
AND TOILET WATERS.-
MILLOTS CREPE DE CHINE
LANCOMES MAGIE, TRESOR
LEGALIONS SORTILEGE, SNOB
CORDAYS TOUJOURS MOI
CHRISTIAn DIOR MISS DIOR, DIORAMA
JEAN PATOUS JOY, MOMENT SUPREME
CARVEN MAGRIFFE, ROBE D'UN SOIR
CARON FLEURS DE ROCAILLE
LE TABAC BLOND, NUIT DE NOEL
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Christophe Colomb by represen-
tatives of the National Office of
A special Folkloric show tt Ca
bane Choucoune was offered
them during a luncheon at noon.
The physicians were received
in a special audience granted
by 'President Francois Duvalier
at the National Palace in the af-
The Private Secretariat of
His Excellency, the President of
the Republic takes pleasure in
informing that henceforth the
schedule of visits is established
as follows "
Sa) For the public and frie,;ds
Sof the Chief of State :
SMONDAYS AND FRIDAYS
From 8:00 A.M to 1:00 P.M.
b) For Menmbers of Parlianmei:
Sand State functionaries:
TUESDAYS AND THIURSDAYS
SProm 8:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
c) The other days of the week
I in the afternoons, by appont
(FAISCEAU FEMININE MEMBERS -
Launch Big 7-Point Program
8-member delegation com- the organization. i,
d of the officers of tlc I The Faisceau Feminin d'llaiti:.
sceau Feminin d'Hllaiti,- :rn- is headed by Mrs. Max Adolplie,"
a courtesy call at the !President. Miss Lise Anne P.bt'.
i's offices on Saturday moo,- per is Vice-President, Mrs. Ray'i
during the visit to the Ci mond Moise, Secrtary Gernerai',
'Exposition. They were c.- Mrs. Olga Lespess Treasurr
ed by Messieurs Max Adol and Mrs. Fernande Laroche,' Ad
Pierre Bianmby' and Jean visor. Members of the'Executiveh4
tes LeFranc. Committee include Mrs. Antoine'-
e group, several of whom nX ompoint,- Mrs.. Nita Benjanj '
egenteil the auxiliary bran and Miss Lina Lahens.
of-' the -provinces were en- The group of disguished' ydu`o&h
astik concerning the. laun- Haitian women who were actve-
.of.their program of social, femininists during the electt
atio6al and cultural activi-' campaign were unanimous m.l.
It: includes" seven major clearing they would cont iiut
s: with the same energy in cany-.
- ProtectiOn 'o? the Wofian ing out their wide-ranged Pio.a..
Children gram. *rS..7
- Social AsMsistance :
- Organization of Leisuir .FT DES MORTS '"
for the members and for OBSERVED. S OTU SAY. .
masses in cities and villa- : '."
i N6vember 2nd, the day.. i
- Creation of an Employ
SCen the families of Haiti pay tribu
A n .ito theif departed ones, was d0F:
- Educational Centers for .
sexes and foreigners I served throughout the territory.
sexes and foreigners 1z12-,
ational Centers fo child,. The day began with prayers and
-ational Centers for child'.,.
of the populace. religion services, after which flo-
imental Centers for the wers and floral pieces were pla. '
ced on the tombs as the people
- Fundation of a Politico. Went to commune with their-
il Revue to be known as : de
Voix Du Faisceau Feminin Severhl days prior to this 6Fet,'.
Iti. des Mortst, masons anUl labor,
kly Bulletin of information rers were engaged busily to-lw
combat. ching up and white-washing their
- Creation of Cooperatives headstones and embellishing the".
I kinds,,.of'an electoral fund cemeteries. .
and a fund for aid for accompli- ---
shing the social service work of Haiti Film Planned
By Italian Producer
ALL SAINTS DA.'Y
OBSERVED FRIDAY. The Haitian Embassy in Ciuii;
dad Trujillo has announced the.
All Saints Day was observed coming arrival in Port-au-Prince!
on Friday. with special religious of the famous Italian film pro-i
services taking place in all the ducer, Ferrucio Cerio. Mr. Ceri#
churches of the country. is also noted journalist.
All commercial and industrial He will contact the Haitianh
houses, as well as the Public Goernmenr with of making se'
Administration services were veral documentary films on thMel
closed for the day, November 1st. country
BEFORE BUILDING SEE
(Soci6te Industrielle de Mat-
riaux de Construction
P 0. Box 1273 Rue db Magasin
Portail de Leogane Zone
( behind Union School
Balusters of varied designs
30 x 20 x 40
20 x 20 x 40
15 x 20 x 40
10 x 20 x 40
Paa's Wings Spi
Marks Three Full Decades
Of Air Transport Progress
Celebrating its 30th anniversary, tile world's pioneer inter-
iational airline finds itself with no new worlds left to con-
quer but plenty of pioneering still in prospect.
Pan American World Airways was born on October 28,
1927, as an airline with a 110-mile route connecting Key West,
Florida, and Havana, Capital of Cuba.
ia the 30 years that followed, any other airlire in the world,
it enlaced Latin America with starting' late in 1958, will go far
air routes, spanned the Pacific toward realizing the long-stan-
and then the Atlantic, and fi- ding dream oi Juan T. Trippc.
nally connecLpil up those links Pan American -, first and only
to become the world's first ar- president, of tlhe airliner is an
ound-the globe airline instrument of wias; transportn-
Most recently PAA set up a tion. He predict_ the jetliners,
base just below the Arctic Cir-
cle as a refueling stop for Clip-
pers plying the new West Coast
of the Unite.l States and Euro- i AE.
In the first 20 years of its ex.
perience, PAA flew about'7,000,
000 passenger.;. But in the next
10 years it. nearly doubled that
figure. Along about the, time
offer low-cost tourist service and
TEE OFF FOR HAITI
When Psn American World I where members played in the
Airways began flights to Haiti, afternoon. International rela-
almost 30 years ago, island lan- tons were strained if the flights
dings were confined to morning, were late and annoyed the four-
The akrporta was a golf course somes.
Accept Challenge of Jets
And, to complete the pene-
tration of the polar regions, a
Pan American Strato-Clipper
was assigned the first commer-
cial flight to the A~ntarctic in
history in October 1957, on a
hop to McMurdo Souna, under
contract to thie U.S. Navy.
With a baekg'laound of 30 years
of blazing air trails, of conquer-
ing tropical juvgles and oceans,
it might appear that Pan Ameri-
-can has pretty well exhausted
the possibilities of pioneering.
The dawnimi oi the jet age "
SI'icoILN' ON TOP Oe THL WuitaA) Tnat's tne way most ean
tions desired to make i he air- American World Airways stewardesses look at their work, which takes
ne moresignedtomakemhe ansrofthem to the far and romantic corners of the globe. Diane Wins.
liner more truli a means of
Mass trar~spo tation, and efforts ton enjoys illustrating that viewpoifit. 'Sittin' Prettyxi, we say:
to prove the place of the tourist-
filled airline- as an instrument
of world peace, the continued
fight against red tape shackling
international travel, are fields
that Pan American regard as a
.The huge, 600-mile-an-hour
Boeing and Dougla; jetliners de-
livered to Pan A\merican before
capable of carrying about 180
passengers, will double interna-
tional, air travel.
First Low-Cost Service
In line witn tha:. concept. Pan
American in 1948 becam.2 the
world's first scheduled airline to
RUe la (ERN& LALU
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g/ lec^ oat
^^ 1Gjtaye c;v ?Pyod&.
RuelleB 1ERNE& LALUE.
is following that up with e','en
lower thrilt' class service.
Mass travel by air. Trippe be-
lieves, may prove to be more
significant to world destiny than
Pan America.i was celebrating
its 30th anniversary, a Clipper
somewhere in the world was pic-
king up P.\A', 20000,000th pa;-'
Airline Burn on Mudflat
The airline that was born oil
a Key West mudflat with one
airplane ani seveit employees
today has sonime 22,000 emplo-
yees with 150 four-engine iClip-
pers flying 66.700 miles of round
During its first tully year of
operation in 1928, PAA carried
1,200 passengers. In 1956, Clip-
pers carried 2,592,U000 passen-
gers, 1,216,139 of them in the La-
tin America.i Division.
In 1931 thil year it DRcgan to
carry cargo, PanI American tiew
4,000 pounds of freight, less than
half a load for jus. one of to-
day's big cargo Clippers In
1956, Pan American flew Sl,-
000,000 tonmiles of freight, 35,-
585,298 of them in the cargo-
conscious Latin American Divi-
sion. (A ton-mile is the equiva-
lent of flying one ton of freight
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the atom bomb.
The tourist plane and the
Bomber for years have been rac-
ing each other toward a photo
finish,, he says. eIn my opinior.,
however, the touris' plane, if al-
lowed to move forward unshac-
kled by political boundaries and
economic restrictions, will win
this race between education and
DEAN OF CAPITAL'S
TIRE REPAIR SHOPS
When the gas filling stations started to sprout at every
Port-au-Prince street corner, the advocates of an austere eco-
nomic policy for this country were alarmed at the increase
in Haiti's car imports. But this impact has not only brought
the development of car repair shops (garages) it is also the
origin of the bogota industry and commerce together with
the tire repair shops which bre becoming more and more im-
portant in the present day car business.
Haitian rubber production is no
problem for tire agents in Haiti.
SHowever, if the tire repair shops
d6 not slow their sales, they at
last open a hole in the tire impor-
Last week, the aSun, interview-
ed the dean of the Capital's tires
repair shops who can boast twenty
five years of experience in the
tire business. To be the pioneer
of:'a movement or a business in
Haiti is not as meritorious as to
-be the man who keeps it alive.
"Merite Altim6 deserves his name
for. he has tgi'led hard to survive
ai.d io make h'is business survive
.Born in Port-au-Prip ce, in 1911,
M*eite Altime, had to quit school
at'19 and then entered as' an ap-
ptrntice in Mills Garage where, he
was soon called by the boss to be'
assistant manager because* of his
intelligence ;andi hi 'serious.ess.'
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Ini' 1985, .after'fiye 'ie u',as
'.L' .*'- :i.r. ,- Y..
in the Mills Garage, he opened
his own tires repair shops with
Now, Altimd's workshop is piled
up with all sizes of tires and tools,
A crew of five men (all of them
Leogane citizens) is busily recei-
ving orders and sharing the works
to be delivered.
In talking with the hard worker,
one is impressed by his kindness
and his ability' for covering the
difficulties and the hardships he
encounters or still meets in his
life. Asked what he think of, tube-
less tires, he quickly answered:
*As far as I know, it is not a pro-
blem to us till nowD. Indeed,, he
has successfully repaired tubeless
tires. Competition is neither a
headache for him. Firestone has'its
store 'and tire repair shop ext
door. He. relies firmly on his
clientele,'wi.hicis. far frbom'".being
i .. .' ',"- .' ,. y *
made' edlusivefly, of '6ogota pro-
', ". e..' ;. j i -.., '.. .' ,'
k6 e ^ -i.mie pr'f* *
Three convenient weekly flights to take
you into the gay, romantic atmosphere
of the'Pearl of the Antilles! .
Only 90 minutes from Port-au-Prince
to Santiago de Cuba by CUBANA!
* for intonantion and reservations see your
Travel Agent or con Pan American World
Airways, Rue D.mantes Destouches, Phone 3451
Tire-repair man Merite before his establishment.
prietors. His shop usually receives
tires to repair from the American,
British and German Embassies,
from Brandt Reinbold and the
Brown and Root before they quit
His price policy and, the quality.
of his work contribute much to
the success and the fame of 'his
MflIop.. Repairs are done from 2
gourds tbo .5 dollars.
But,- if there is 'no amorte sai-
son- ('dead season) int this' business
there 'are- times when things do
not go on the smooth way, During
World War II, tire shortage did
not Ptrike oaly car owners but
also Merite Altim6 who could not
find enough material for repair.
But, -as he always said in front of
all difficulties, he added 'qa ne
fait'rien; and found a way to make
a tire but of two or three old tires.
Hig old 'clients. (customers) were
the first to benefit from his au-
dacious spirit. In fact he did not
overcharge them, .knowing the, eco
nomic.situation of the country..in
those dark days
But, Merit. Altime is not active
only in business. He has a very
large family to care for after twenty
one years of marriage. Father of
11 children (7 girls and 4 boys)i
he had to follow a strict line of
behavior' in order to give them a
good education aid also to provide
for their material, well being.
His family is his main concern
and he does not find a better way
of relafng than to be near them
and participate in their joy and
Sudden Passin Of
Mrs. Beatrix Germain
The sudden death, at her home
in Turgeau last Friday afternoon,
of Mrs. Beatrix Germain-Crcpso,
came ns a surprise to PoL-at
Princiens, and her many friends
in the United States.
Funeal services took place at
the Eglise du Sacre Coeur de Tur-
geau, on Saturday afternoon, ami-
dst a large gathering of relatives
and friends. Numerous floral pie-
ces from <,iiends and admirers
were eloquent of her great popula-
-BMb&. Germain, one of Haiti's
most talented modistes, enjoyed
the esteem of all the families of
the Capital, and the affection of
the hundreds of young brides-to-
be who relied upon her for their
bridal coiffures. She was always
obliging and gracious to her nu-
The deceased was not only re-
nowned in Haiti for her artistic
creations, but also in the city of
New-York where she spent five,
years. She married an American,
Mr. Louis Crepso and their son
DEPARTURES FROM PORT-AU-PRINCE:
Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays, at 1:25 p. r...
D, lf I'W/
SUNDAY NOV. 3th. 19gr
Jean-Pierre. was born in N.
She returned to Haili eight
years ago and her talent was fur.
their illustrated in the bazaars she'
operated for the pleasure of visi.
tars and tourists at Chemin-des
Dalles and ht talue, next to the
Food Fair. At the time of her'
death she was busily preparing
a third establishment at Ruepa.."
vee opposite the cuy Barreyix
Her death is a great loss and
deprives local society of one of its
most interesting personalities
To the bereaved family, part,.
cularly her mother, Mrs. A. Get.r-
main, her son, her sisters Ray.
monde and Claude Germain, also
to Mr. and Mrs. Rene Germaina,
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Siegel,
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Defaille. ,
Haiti Sun presents its deepest
sympathy and condolences.
,UDA NOV 3t.15 HiI UDPg
THE HAITIAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER
Community Weekly Published Sunday Morning
EDITOR-PUBLISHER BERNARD DIEDERICH
GERANT-RESPONSABLE PAUL E. NAJAC
THIRTY PER CENT
OFFICIAL figures reveal that Haiti's Tourist Industry was
set back thirty per cent over the Fiscal Year 1956/57 by the
unfortunate events over the ten months from December last
year. The shortfall is heavy when one takes into the conside-
ration that an increase of at last twentyfive per cent was on
the cards had things gone smoothly. But there is a great deal
of consolation to be drawn from the fact that the drop to ap-
proximately. 48,000 visitors was not as bad as most people
feared and probably less than the country had a right to ex-
IT MEANS that Haiti's attraction as a holiday resort conti-
nues strong. All that is needed is to restore confidence that
the charm and atmosphere have not changed and the full flow
will be resumed. Fortunately the Government is losing no
time and is treating tourism as the urgent item on the agenda
that it is. The re-establishment of a Department of Tourism
is a step in the right direction and a reorganised Department
of Information which would keep in close touch with the
foreign as well as the local press could be of great service to
the new department.
WELCOME too, is the news that Departments of Transport
and Communications are to be set up. We take it that in terms
of the Tourist Industry these departments will see the neces-
sity of a road programme that would make points of interest
more easily accessible to the visitor who wants to roam. at
leisure. It is 'to be hoped that in terms of Tourism the De-
partment of Communications will give priority to a telephone
system that really works. Nothing could be more exasperating
to a visitor who wants to call a friend, make an appointment
or even call his hotel from a downtown point to find that that
is just the hour that the telephone decides to take a siesta.
S THERE is, of course,'a short term and a long term picture
1'or Touris.m. The picture has to planneri and the planning
organiseded. We hope that is what these announcements mean
" that Tourism is going to be treated as the big business it is.
ForD Public and .Private Construction VWork
Caribbean Construction Co. SA.
(Builders of the Military City)
Gen. Manager: Gerard TEEARD
Plhoine 3955. P. 0. BOX 284 -
'abh: TIECOM ERCE
SNOWROZ VILLA. t
188 LAMINGTON ROAD
BOMBAY 7, INDIA.
AUGUST 21, 1957
THE EDITOR (newspaper) ci.
As I do not know, personally, st
anybody in your country -to whom a]
I could write for stamps and for _
some booko.pn the proverbs of Hai-
ti. I am writing to you for help. I
have recently come to know about
Could you please let me know
if there is any book or booklet :.
on' the proverbs of Haiti which.
gives a collection or even a se-&
lection of these. If so, please let,,
me know the name of the aut-
hor, title, publisher and price, I
I am greatly interested in pro-
The second matter in which I
seek your hlep is stamps. I shall
be much obliged if you could
send me stamps of Haiti (and
also her neighbours in the West
Indies San Domingo, Cuba,
Jamaica, Porto Ric6, etc.) Of
course, you may not be a collec-
tor yourself, but I am sure you
can get plenty from friends and
acquaintances in social, profcs-
L E T T E
E D Tio
ional and business life; from
hops, offices, commercial and
business establishments where
large mails are received daily;
rom old envelopes, etc. From
these varied sources, I am cer-
ain you can get heaps of stamps
o send me, even a few hundreds
perhaps. All kinds and varieties
f stamps old stamps of past
ears; present series ones; spe-
ial issues; commemorations,
Ic. -. all these will be grateful-
In addition to sending me
tamps, please give my name
nd address to some persons
This is The Finest and Fastest
HAYTIAN AMERICAN SUGAR COMPANY, '
Authorized Capital $ 2,000,000 I
9( West Indies
SPlanters and Manufacturers
USINE HASCO )
REFINED SUGAR HASCO CRYSTALS "
SEMI REFIND SUGAR POPULAIRE
'. SUGAR... an ENERGY BUILDER
-a oil -.ii;iUMIP 1 AP
'n Sale at AU Better Grocery Stores
you know, and ask the- to send
stamps to me. I should like to
make contacts with .ersons in
IHIti for philatelie and social
reasons. I am however relying'
on you in the first instance for
stamps, and trust you will send
Thanking you in anticipation,
I am Yours faithfully,
(s) B.D. Gandevia.
ED. NOTE :
This letter is being published
with the hope that a reader who
is a philatelie may be interested
in exchanging with Mr. Gande-
; "" *...,- *;:"*
SUNDAY NOV. 3th. 1957
SUNDAY NOV. 3th. 1
aLET US WORK TOGETHER-), PRESIDENT TELLS BUSINESSMEN
(Jontinued from page 1)
fet session that followed the short
Speeches by Mr. .Gerard AlUen,
Chairman of the Committee, who
welcomed the President, and Dr.
After the speeches accompanied
by members of his cabinet and
Chief. of Staff of the Army, Gene-
ral Antonio Th. Kebreau the Pre-
sident and his entourage circled
the swimming pool and personal-
ly greeted individual guests be-
fore- taking his place at the Pligh
Table draped, in the national co-
'Along wilh Mr. Allen, the mem-
bers of the Organising Committee
included Mess-s. Fortune Bogat,
Elie Joseph, Jnr., Victor Assail,
Gerard Thd'aud, and Thomas Dd-
sulm6, together with Messrs. Jo-
seph Abraham, Lucien Th6baud,
Vitale and Ceruli, Handal & Co.,
Baboun & Co., Sam Abitol, Ja-
mil Assali, Kurt Fisher, Tippen-
hauer, Luv Vallis, Raphael Ca-
prio, Annibal Vitiello Salim Ati6
Raymond Roy, and J.B. Vital &
cional reconstrucuon. They are all
of' the same character and give
proof of that enthusiasm, and new
willingness to collaborate which
conies from Ihe heart and spirit
'Thus inspired my Government
will take all Ateps and its funda-
mental concern will be to co-ordi-
THE PRESIDENT'S REMARKS nate all efforts so that fruitful"
-Replying to the address of wel
come by Mr. Allen, the President
AI am very touched by this ma-
nifestation this evening, coming as
it does after so iany other indi-
cations that the people iof Haiti
have demonstrated their uriieserv-
el confidence in me.
-They constitute so many sources
of energy which will assist me in
ri1 unceasing endeavours for na-
The Presidential party listens to the address of welcome froi
-of the organizing' couummittde of merchants and industrialists. P
Karl -IBauauy. 'Under-Secretary of Agriculture, and members oi
taire. On the right of the Pre- ident 'and Mrs. Duvattler are Ar
nio, Th. Kebreau and Mrs. Du marsais Estime. while to theiI
neaud, Minister of the Interior and National Defense.
rc,:ul,, nj:y follow.
TI. time.c has come to mobilize
OL:i c.lnLi' IILLS and our energies
ior a great crusade in order to
find for our community ;he paths
,-.fich will lead to the desired
transformation and upon which we
will tread with all the resolution
at our command. And it must be
the entire nation, the people as a
whole, who mus, participate in
this common effort.
m Mr. Gerard Alien, Chairman
icfure shows, standing right, Mr.'
the President's uMaison Mili.
my Chief of Staff General Anto.
left is sh'twn Mr. Frederic Divig
rections in which each section of
our community would ierve, and
the decision of all to place public
interest before private interest; to
put collective gains before the
special ends of a group or pro-
'Is this not proof that we are
advancing more and more towards
a reconciliation of the nation uith-
in itself, towards that common as-
sociation, towards that understand-
ing of all the different activities
which go to make up the national
life? This association, this under-
standing was never more n6cessa-
ry, never more imperative,
than it is today. They consecrate
the "force of unity.
"After so many distractions in the
several strata of the nation, from
which it has staggered; after ten
months of tormenting crises which I
touched every section of the na- ganisation of transport services,
tional structure; after a period of the provision of a proper road
instability which it seemed would system; the improvement of. the
never end, the collective cons-. general standard of living and of
'ience of the Nation has triumph- proper housing. I think of the law
Ad. It has been the triumph of of interdependence and 1 am
the Haitian in every man, of the persuaded that every Haitian has
Patriot in every Haitian, and the a part to play and a contribution
Servant of a beautified Fatfierland to make.
in every Patriot. It will be the, unrEmituing task
.,This quality and this enthusiasm of my Government tc be alive to
must be maintained and it will the evolution of Conmmerce. The
mean for the Government no less Government will seek a better po-
[nan for the Haitian people a mo- hey for counteracting the effects
ral victory of inestimable price, the dead season;., Gr rather the
,,"The testimonies of co-operation dull season for sales; and will press
given everywhere are for me a forward with that policy with the
portent that we will acheive this collaboration of the representati-
ideal climate for the building of ves of Commerce, Industry and.
a working team. Transport according to the peeds
.,Gentlemen, you are the spokes-: of the community for development
men of an economic group which ,It will put into effect economic
finds its reward in the extension policies and actions which wi.l
in the mobility of this trade and provide a life of greater dignity.
of trade at home and abroad- The cumulative effect will be
its expansion so that it is distribut- greater revenue and a rationalis-
ed and reaches the final consumer ed-production for markets at home
without any disproportionbet- and abraod. In this spirit, then,
ween between its and its price let us work and achieve our su-'
to the consumer. preme objective..
,It will be our task to find a -
balance between demand on the
one hand and purchasing power
on the other, so that they are
,.Some prices are too high mean- [ ~
ing a restricted output; some prices
are too low, meaning a loss to la-
bour and to capital. Eome profits
are exaggerated, through restric-
Liorn of the level of sales. Some
Spr olits are too low thereby discou-
raging activities in this direction
and making investment precarious.
-If the peasant does not receive
a remunerative price for his pro-
duction, then his purchasing power
fails and he cLnnot increase his
i;ctd of consumption. Thus, a high
export price doEs not necessarily
benefit the country unless it leads
to wider distribution of its returns
v';,h in the country.
"his flow oL merchandise tah
a!l its attendant benefits, depends
for expansion u v a harmonizaig f
'banking credit a.ith the iau,.s A
I the market. cmmemce, ln~r'.'ry
and Transport can only gain, and
will certainly gain, with fruitful
social peace, and when the shadow
.1of useless conflict has disappeared.
IaEach producer and each distri-
Bottom: A group of Mernhaa ts and Industrialists in the gard ens of the Hotel Villa Creole as J butor will then be able to pursue
they greeted their guests-of hou or, President Duvalier and his suite. 1his necessary activities without
interruption or suspension of .is".
hours of productive labour. It is .
the entire community which feels :
the effect of these angry counter..
-Experience has already taught
us.much. The evepits of the past
ten months have brought a deeper
search into our social conscience
and our feeling of collective res-
ponsibility..My Government which.,
is directly concerned with ,all -
forms of national wealth, will2en.
courage all initiative that tend.,
to hasten the 'social and economic
development of the country.
They will have at their disposal, '
at any time, the advice and skill -
of techhicians who are familiar ;
with the wider issues. These
advisers are aware, for instance,
that the promotion of tourism
cannot be separated from the. ho-'.
tel industry; Ihat the prosperity,-
of Commerce is linked with a new
credit policy and a system of more
rational distribution: with h ,.
SUNDAY NOV. 3th. 1957 4IA~ SUN. Pale 7
Apart from State efforts to expand their economies, most Underdeveloped Countries such as Haiti need private cautiously during its trial pe-
enterprise to accelerate Economic Development. Here john H. BALNDLEY explains the Workin of- riod. The bulk of Its financing
In May 1951. tie Economic i
and Social Count-il of ,he Uni-'
ted Nations requested il]at -a
study for an International Fi-
nance Corporation, as well as
its contributions toward econo-
mic development over and abo-
ve the existing organizations, be
made by the International Bank
for Reconstruction and Develop-
The purpose of the Interna-
tiona l Finance Corporation
would be to stimulate private
investment in members coun-
tries. 'Thi proposal was not 1o
be compared with other me-
thods of increasing private in
vestments, such as fiscal incen-
tives, .connvertibility guarantees.
bi-lateial treaties, etc. It should
operate along commercial lines,
and theretioie its fields of invest-
ment should not be excessively
restricted. Ilt should act as a pri-
vate investor and avoid projects
that offer little or no opportu-
nity for profits ot those which
are not favor l by the govern-
ment of the country where the
project is to be carried outL
The transactions should be
predominately speculative, and,
therefore, ic is expected that
there will be losses from some
of the projects, but the profits
of others should be sufficiently
high to more than balance these
The 1FC should not accept
any responsibility in tlihe admininis-
tration, and should leave in pri-
vate hands, control of the enter-
prises in which it invests, accep-
ting the position of minority
stock holder with the inherent
risks. That is why it must choose
its partner-.; carefully.
N E E D 'n!-.iranc? -cnmpanies and banks
There .re ample scLtor,-. i.' which are no, willing to Jtake
v\Iecy ecuouioa, -1; which p,.\ai- i.-..! of this nalrim. _
enterpriLe ik the most effective i 3. European countries, tradi-
agents to accelerate economic tionally exporters of capital, are
development. Historically, ri-.!:
capital has been the nimot i,.1 I
portent iinazc-al basii tor etu-01
nomic growth. \Vheu the cai-
tal comes from foreign sour-c.
it is usua!lv accompanied by
technical an it d admin[strati\xe
knowhov% Compared with ;oan- .
investment mak industri-
less vulnerable to temporal:.'
difficultie-. and is les- rigid in
its effect nn the balance of pay-
Som.- of the reasons why p.i-
vate enterp':isc ha3 not played
its pJir- in thi economic, dove
lophent o t underdeveloped
arenas can l)- stdte0i as follow :
1. Lwk ot savings in these:
2 High profits front commer
ce and properties, with little
incentiv! for risk in relatively
3. When there is inflation, in-
vestments in real estate, goods,
and foreign exchange are parti-
4. The small businessman is
not able to find the capital ne-
cessary for expansion;
5. Technical and administra-
tive knownow is scarce:
6. The technical mechanisms
to bWing investment opportuni-
ties together with capital and
administration are rudimentary
1. There is no desire to take
risks to obtain large profits;
2. Savings are concentrated in
for your small child
Vaccination of other children
doesn't protect your child
Every member of your family
up to 40 years old should be
vaccinated against paralytic
American Medicd Assocation
American Academy Of Pediatrics
Of General Practice
THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION
The Salk Vaccine is safe
FOR INFANTILE PARALYSIS
301 East 42nd Street, New York,
17, N. Y.
not, for the present, in a posi-
tion to f:'i-ni!i the large amounts
of capital required-
4 Ricks are calculated aS
great, due to political circums-
tances. transie-' difficulties, ex-
changes cont:olk, exprotriation.
The IFC affiliated with the In.
ternational Bank for Recons
traction and Development, and.
although it.-will have its own
specialized personnel, it will
operate under the ube'rvision
of the IBRD.
The capital of one hundred
million dollar-; will be suscribca
to and "paid for by the members
nations of the IBRI) in ilie sam-
prolortion in which they have
contributed to the latter Uni.-
ted Slates, $35 million- England.
$14 million;, Brazii, ni llioT,;
Mexico, $ 710,000i Cuba, Coloni
bia and ChilI, Kdo0,u00; Peru,
Uruguay and Venezuela. S150,
000; and the rest of the Litin
American countries, less tha'i
$100,000). This wi'i he sufficient
to make a realisti-' impact, but
not enough to raise nnreal ex-
pectations. The IFC will not
only work wit-h itsi capital, but
also with its-credit. Furthermo-
re, it will gradually sell stockss
of the enterprise; 'mtancced in
financial markets. reinventing
the funds thus obtained.
An immedia.?, corntributirin
will be to s.tiaul I.2 private in-
vestors to begin piromnising
,THE INTERNATIONAL FINANCE COR
projects that have been held up
because of a lack of capital. The
Co:poration will b' c.bL to -.':-.
proach private in.'estors in dif-
ferent parts of the world, not
only with promising ideas, but
also with offers of rinanzial par-
ticipation, thereby nducinr lo-
reign investors. In .hi:s wav tie
IFC will be an inplenn i:' t.be
used in bringing inve;tmenit ti-
portunities together will oapit:ii
Participation of the IFC will
stimulate investors by olering
a. certain amount, of .-:ecurity
against possible arbitr.'Iry and
even hostile treatment. IUcause
of its 'international character
and its affiliation with ihe
World Bank, the Corporation
will create confidence among
investors and receiving coun-
tries, that their legitin',;t-m1 rights
will be respected. The prestige.
and reputation of Vie IFC, wit-
hout immunity or privileges will
permit it to exercise c-ansiiler&-
ble influence between govern-
ment and iri'e.stor."
Although the id.a o; thQ! l-C
originated in 1951, the Lorpora-
tion was nat definitely. v.sttb'is
hed until 195i6. after a suflicient
number of the.g'yevnniwnt !ind
paid in thee subh.--,b.'d capital.
Since 1956, altio.'-', there are
some twi.ty-fi-r l:roiect un-
der conside,'ati in. th1 i;': li,is
naia..de'.only' one loan This loan
was for !'wn'mii.o.i dollar ai:c1
was made' t'1 the Compainhi .1:
Electricidade If' Sicinens d,-
Brazil w i:'i is i .;,ibi:d.ary ..t
the Siem-trs-lt;k? A G, mind
The policy of the IFC will be' to
move very conier\atively and
Pest in Cap Haitien Hostellerie du
A French Quarter in the Caribbean
The Hostellerie with a colonial architecture and historic background offers a mag-
nificent holiday of sun and entertainment. The only hotel in Cap Haitien with swim-
ming pool, tennis, tropical park, night club, souvenir shop and French cuisine.
Fascinating excursions to Sans Souci Palace and the Citadelle of King Christophe.
Easy to reach from Port-au-Prince,40 min. by air, 5
hrs. bycar. Write or cable for information, reservations.
Views of the Roi Christophes' tropical garden, attrac-
tive French provincial dining room, and modern pool.
\Vill be in industrial projects.
although the Corporation has
facilities to invest in other en-
terprises when they arm not oi
a predominately social charac-
ter. The IFC will not invest il
projects in whicAi the govern
ment has a significant partici-
pation. Furthermore, in this
trial period, the Corporation
will concentrate? on loanfis of two
to three million dollars, establi-
shing as a minimum the amount
o n e hundred thousand dol-
It is i,:t to. be expected that
the IF,. will provide a solution
to the problem of economic dc-
velopment in the Latin Afieri-
can countries. Its capital! is re-
lativly small and even if'it had
more furds, it would not consti-
tute a s'.:re -solution. The pro-
blemn o. economic development
in underdeveloped areas is. not
principally that nOt a lack of fo--
reign capital. The solution of
tme problem lies within the
co.imry itself. Measures must
,c taken to increase the propor-
tion of donimei,, investment by
increJing saving and offering
i.t:eit \cfs fo" iliestncnt. A
coirn:ry which depends exclusi-
vely onil foreign capital will lintl
itself in serious difficulties in
relatim to its balance t)f pay-
Cjostellerie du Qoi QzrisIopfie
Cap Haitten, Haiti Cable: Christophel
Represented in U.S. by UTELLA Associates, Essex House, N.Y. 19. N Y.
Chamber of Commerce BIdg. Miami, Fla.,55 E. Washington St. Chicago, 1i.
SUNDAY NOV. 3th. 1957
Page 8 .HAITI SUNi
^ 1JU8 t
Which has the best Imports from all the co rners of the world. You can save up to 6C%
from U.S. prices with your duty free allowance of $200. over 48 hours and'$500 over
12 days outside U.S.A. Fisher's will be a realshopper's paradise. Not only free port prices
but modest mark-up, because everything is concentrated in one large building. Are your
biggest assets in buying at Fisher's.
MAIN FLOOR. OF FISHER'S SH
Guerlain Liberty of London FabrICs '
Boulton and P.rrin Gloves Hawlhk
SScotland Cashmire Sweaters Lubin
-Balmein Weil Knize Griffe Perfumes
Japoleon Godet Louis De Satignac Cognacs
tfarquis De Montesquieu Armagnac -- Dc.Knyper
Liqueurs Aalbor Aquavit Danish Porce- .
!. lains and Silver Spalding of England
THE BEST NAMES Ii
Liqueurs -- Brandies. -
Bing & Groendahi
Royal Vienna Augarten
ftalique and :bohemian Crys-
Marcel Frank Atomizers
a,,dlkunlu.an? bIFrench Pipes
Fisher's,' the American's lay
ill prices are clearly marked on
Where a well-trained and coi
help you to solve your shopping
Where checks and foreign ban
ted, and your purchases shipped
give you free information about
gilations and shipping costs.
'Sisal Shoes Bags
THE WORLD FAMOUS EMBROIDERY FLOOix
COMPLETELY AIR CONDITIONED
THE MAHOGANY AND NATIVE HANDICRAFTS FLOOR
Haitian Eminbroidered Dresses Blouses skirts
- men's shirts Cuban (;uiiavabvra Shirts -
Italian Silk Scarves Swiss llandkerchiefs -
Table Lin'ns Beaided Rags Petit-point Bags
- Cashmire Sweaters Perrin Ginves Liber-
Manogany quality goods froni our own workshops
Sisal and Straw goods -- Vodoo Drums Dolls Hats
recordss Books Filmt Place Mats
BL 8 ::- N
nrite shop where- ;
m every item.
urteous staff will
klnotes are accept
d. We will glgdIl
U.S. customs re
C'est rapide... C'est propre... C'est le nouveau four
que "Thrina E. ie".
qu'il ,oi do- ,,'i i
porter quei usien.ile.
un apparcil auro-
Le four spacieux esl. an autre advantage
de ce modile.
Grand lout doaa
ti re Pdi r,'.f. "Li.'
d'oL,'. rir a port U
Cont6le p.'.r pe:i-
dule. Le peadule
et le temps de cuS-
I., tr- ;eur dans le
1o, i epand une
S"ro;s Rechauds en
rt.:i. (ir.inde flainine
Siir Irictiire rapide.
I lam i.ic moy'nne
I-our l:ire b,)iilir.
J'OtlIe flainme, pour
ly/ a vn four TROPIGA9
a la porid. do echaquo bourne
Voyez vote distributeur TROPIOAS
Page 10 EIHMfl SUND SITNTflAV lUAU Q4 Iflww
J .At .0.1yu aS uoauA *iAnsei.m- arra a- -- -- -- -- -- -
Haitian Tractor Equipmen lrn for Cr" ma oto u
I bg.I~~,..,..,aamu w ll.--acnas of crop land;---a.. crest
Co. S. A. Maurice Bonnefihi
U| O Checkt heref you want a representative to call and
,Manager Chancerelles arrange or a emonration-no obligation.
SD C heck herf yfou ana" udt .a d
i (Tel. 2631) : ,_ _----
Iif" .fte 9
S. .- '
CHRISTMAS ONLY 52 DAYS AWAY
INVESTIGATE MARK CROSS
Just mention his name in Haiti
- you'll soon hear the millions
of Oh's. Whose name ? Why Mark
Cross' of course, For this is the
time of year when thoughts of
Christmas shopping begin taking
bud in many heads, or have al-
ready flowered into lists in others.
An d when a Port-au-Princian
thinks of giving gifts, he just na-
turally thinks of Mark Cross,
which is a good solid thought we
must admit. It's bound to bring
with it all sorts of satisfaction -
both for the shopper and the
lucky one who finds a 'gold-stam-
ped Mark Cross present under his
Follow through with another
good idea and you're probably off
to the best Christmas in many a
year. Take the time this week to
look over the whole collection of
Mark Cross articles and while
you're there jot down some of the
things that you particularly like,
then when you're back home and
about, to seriously make your lists,
you'll find you've already taken
care of two or three people, may-
be even more!
Just listen to some of the things
you'll- see.., handsome leather en-
closed, velvet lined dice cases for
the Pgaming set. .... tan pigskin
pocket that neatly and safely hold
a full package of cigarettes wit-
hout crushing.... the very clever
pipe traveler that provides safe
carriage for the best pipes in the
house. It easily packs 4 pipes, and
it's rubber lined" pouch stores
hold about 1 lb. of tobacco. The
case itself is pigskin on the out-
side and the inside promises to
keep tobacco fresh and smokable
during the whole trip.-These are
jewelry cases for both men and
women.... wallets in an array of
shapes and sizes, and coin purser
too, including the handy little
tray purse that keeps both coins
and bills in a midget minimum of
space. Don't forget the key cases,
and the handy-dandy squashed-
shape case with it's wide zipper
top that's completely water proof
lined. This is meant to tote many
a jar or bottle and get it there
without spilling. Then for the
letter writer in the family there
is a case that should be inspira.
tion enough to keep correspon.
dance going for years! It's beau-
tiful pigskin with a double section
for envelopes and a side for wri.
ting pad or paper. A pair of scis.
sorsr and long letter opener fit.,
out the inside, and the whole case.'
is zippered around' so nothing
will slip ouz of place. You can
carry it so easily from the living
room to the patio, or from Haili
to Europe, and still know every-,.
thing is ready and in it's place.
Mentioning the handsome, top
quality leathers and the fine craft.
smanship work that come with the
Mark Cross label is like saying
the Empire State Building is tall.
There's just no need to dwell on
the obvious..., which is exactly the
reason people in Port-au-Prince
have appreciated Mark Cross so
much. They know when they want
to give a Aeally nice Christmas
gift, the place to go is the Mark
Cross counter at La Belle Crole,
And they will too, why don't you?
SUITNDrAYAV V- qt]6 Ici,.
Pa e 10
SUNDY NO. 3t. 197 "AI~i- SUD Paei.
DIRECTOR OF HIGH COURT
OF ACCOUNTS AND MRS.
JULES BLANCHET RECEIVE
PRESIDENT AND MME
DUVALIER AT HOTEL
A 30-mrinui folkl.j:'c slho.
which was.. refreshingly new was
the highlight of a 7 to 9 party
hosted at Hotel Oloffson hy tilhe
First Counselo.- of the High
Court of Account3 and Mrs. Ju-
les Blanchet in honor of Presi-
dent and Madame Francois 13u-
valier last Saturday night.
The show went on in the
Oloffson's new ,patio where
special ligiitin']r and background
framed the dancers in a setting
as novel as it was enchanting.
The show started a few minu-
flair for building a show has Hit
thle Jackrpot with his thirI .show-
in tlihee ycar;
Each act is well-rounded in -
leaves the a'. icinci with an a,.:-
petite for r.nr.. Mannv Folk'on-e
' presentations tend to be drawr
out or jerky leaving the audkiin
ce a bit surfeited hut thi. show
is slick, well-time andi suslainc-d
Dramatic singer Yolande t'uu-
saint, in a clinging black dc'c,..
shares honors with Giliane i,-
manche, a singer of the Lumnar
Casimir repertory who has the
most engaging smile and man-
ner of all.
Albert Luigcne .vho itwists a
real steel machete around onii his
finger' while lie dances may have
caused anxiety amoig members
tes after President and Madame 1 of the Cabinet and.l invited
Duvalier wer2 welcomed by thc [guests but no -ign of uniisterna-
Blanchets and the National An- tion was registered in the front
them was played by guet nrcrhcs row where President and Mlda-
tra Jazz Des Jeunes. me Duvalier were -.cated with
Roger Coster., owner of tlhe Army Chiefof Sta'f and lMrs.
Oloffson who has a Billv Rose Antonio Kebreau.
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Complete stock of genuine DKW spare parts and efficient
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Ren6e St. Victor does a very Claudie Lamothe. creating a demand that is met
brief but effective dance in pur., A choral group led by Ferere i by more goods being produced-
suit of Ti-Jean, the Ti Roi of and three spirited drummers and more jobs.
Rard' who was dressed in all the cmniplete the show.
colorful regalia befitting his A champagne toast and tasty The development of mines and
rank. buffet dinner climaxed *th eve- other resources of Haiti brings
('Yan ValouD is danced well by ning. in more money to build more
roads. thus opening up other
sources of revenue that are met
JOB SECURITY WHAT IS IT? through better trausportation
from the outlying districts to the
Dont Ever Forget The Customer markett t ranging from brin-e
ling the logs ia the forests to
JOB SECURITY-WHAT IS IT? the line begin to dry up and market to the speeding ,p the
hard times se, in So. we find marketing of cofe, cacao, ba-
There is a great deal of talkhatieetn So.ef n anas and other products.
e'that the cu~fon-ei is our real emi-
about job security. It would player ses One thing we must always re-
seemOtimengte mrefaways te
seem time, therefore to exami. decide who is t have te jobs member and impress on our
ne job security to determine created by the customer. memories is that without oausto-
what it is and how we get it. mers for our hotels, sightseeing
First we nust lind what a job Now let's tacki, the question attractions and products there is
is. Most people will agree that of job security. lIow do'we get ,o job security in Haiti.
a job is something that keeps us it? You can' ge, it r-m mana-
busy doing something (regar. cement unles money is comin.
diess whether it is an admini, in from the cus oniers. So ei
trafivua inh-n. o 4,anrct %- i .
I -- vA -VU .U1C idi u M -u 1 10tn JODI
for a customer, notice those laSI
three words: For a eustomei.
We quickly determine, then,
that job security requires cus-
Don't ever forget the rusto-
mer. He may be iomenno who has
just .walked into a retail groce-.
ry store in Port-au-Prince, one
of our many -ell-stocked tou-1
find we earn job security by
helping management get custo-
mer security. Teiamwork ist the
utmost importance if we are to
achieve job setuxitv. Employes
and managers are all on the
same team ant' \%e either win
or lose togeh'.er.
Here in Ilaili the problems i-'
the same as in otoer Latin Ame.
ripqn ~'... r i .ii az P -._l--i -i -
1 I.'aIlI l,.UU.JIllIt 1 5 Il. CLUS[l~llieFS / -
ns shops, c. ., m ani wlho is Iiz ani i ,.u Au le. The C .usto mers
rist shops, o a man ho is visi- come first and then the jobs. By .I Q Q.I'
ting a steel mi-ili in thc- United
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States. In ti Port au-Prince country we bring in" more tou-, t
grocery have delicacies, imported rists to buy our products, thus 'I "_- ...
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pieces of furinirur: and articles Allowance
of clothing to small nicb-nacls Famoui' Cluisine
Chances are the steel mill in erian Fla
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to still otier" places around the
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baiges, .t lowly donkey arm (is 1 '1 S
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HAITIANS SEEK QUICK ANTIDOTE FOR
FOREIGN EXCHANGE ILLS
PORTi-AU-PRINCE.- Immediate and private industry members
steps to ease Haiti's critical fo and representing, all major seg-
reigni exchange shortage are being ments of the economy : Agricul-
planned by Government officials. ture, Industry, Commerce Bank-
"'Immediate, is the big word here. ing Transportation, touris'n, etc
, .Long-range development programs For the study of specific ques-
will have to take a back seat to tions several subcommittees w6re
those which can be implemented organized and a preliminary re-
quickly and with a minimum of port has just been submitted to
further investment. The border the administration, the IMF and
of coping with the crisis has fal- the Word Bank.
len on the National Bank and the Since the experts were asked
Haitian Agricultural and Industri- to study development possibili-
al Credit Institute, both of wich ties which could get results with-
at Credit Institute, both of in three year's tme, either by
serve virtually as development inthree year'si me, either by
^... ,.Increasing foreign exchange re-
banks. Thanks to techiRal and fi-
ceipts or cutting down on
nancial assistance from the Inter- eipts or cutti ng down on
foreign exchange spending, such
national Monetary Fund and good important commodities as cocoa
advice from the World Bank, fur.- and
the I ~ etrioaton n te cun ndcoffee were not studied
there d eterioration in the coun- Their cycle of production exceeds
try's balance of payments has the three-year span. On t h e
been checked and ground for im other hand,, .the following dcve-
provement in the not too distant 'lopmrent possibilities might prove
future has been laid. profitable in th'e .short-run and
Actually, the foreign excbhangs Irequire little additional foreign
^;-,- E .... ....,4.... I exehangL spending: Tourism. Su.
clisis is iht new,, i[ las en lur-
king in the background for some
time. It retehed its climax this
year. It is estimated that, over the
last sevait yeats, the balance of
payments deficit averaged $3.6
million. This year's deficit might,
it is feared, be close to $10 dil-
lion. The Govertment would pre-
fer to dihke aniy attempt at impro-
ving the b0flincd f ayinents part
of an over-all economic plan. That
approach would I certainly have
been followed by, the State Plan-
ning Commission formed last year
but the board's activities were in-
terrupted by the political situa-
tion. Pending the revival of the
gar, Bauxite, Banana -and Flour
There is a general agreement
that the current slump in the
Tourism industry is due to the polio
tical situation during the last
seven' months. -Under normal
conditions' the industry could
continue to expand at a faster
rate than before (30'oper cent per
year) br at "least at the same
pace. Recent surveys indicates
that existing hotels could easily
accommodate'the additional num
*her of guests Haiti expects with-
commission by a permanent Go- out further investments involv-
vernment, the Director of the Hai ing large .exchange .expenditu-
tian and Agricultural Credit Ins- res. Howevr, additional equip-
titute has gathered a committee me'nit sch as motor launches to
*.of 30 national and foreign ex- transport rapidly tourists from
perts, comprising government .,cruise ships'which are too big
SIto dock must be purchased. Simi-
liarly, the present budget of the
Tourist Office should be increas-
ed to enable it to enlarge its
promotional campaign in the
United States. Finally, some im-
e provments must' be made to Hai-
tian airfields and beaches around
Port-au-Prince. Altogether, ex-
perts estimate the projects re-
quire a $500,000 outlay; the mo-
ney they say, would be well
spent. In 1956 tourism was Hab
ti's Feccnd foreign exchange
earner, bringing in $7,500,000. Al-
though an important.fraction of
tourist expenses is for imnp6rted
commodities, such as automobi-
Sles (gasoline tires), free-port lux-
uries (perfumes, watches,, silver-
ware) special foods and drinks,
not .less than half, of the grobs
receipts is a net foreign exchange
gain. Under these conditions,
Haiti should not hesitate to inv-
est an additional $500,000.
SUGAR- Expansion of the su-
gar industry is another way of
increasing Haiti's foreign ex-
Schange repidcli without large
scale dollarr/ expenditures. Ex-
tensive repairs already complet-
ed at the sCehtrale Dejsalines:>,
near les Cayes, and additional
Improvements, scheduled for the
end of the year wilI allow, ex-
perts estimate, the mul to ope-
tate efficiently during the 1958
season, starting next January.
Production targets are 12.000
tons earmarked for export a
prices which are expected to be
good. Since the input for spare
parts and the salaries .of foreign
technicians are relatively smajl,
proceeds from sales will be near-
13y a net foreign-exchange gain
I for 'the country, since the raw
material is produced locally.
BAUXITE- Reynolds mining
started shipments of bauxite thii
Summer, and production is ex-
pected to exceed 500,000 tons in I
1957, The company being a
wholly-owned foreign concern,
all dividends and profits will be
repatriated. Hower, since the to-
tal production is exported, any
money spent on labor, local ma-
terial, services and royalties
paid by the company to the go-
vernment will represent an ad-
ditional foreign'exchange fol' the
BANANAS- Results of the
banana extension program laun-
ched by ICHAI were rewarding
and promising. It is estimated
that by the end of 1958 the pro-
gram could bring in nearly a
S 1.000.000 in foreign exchange.
Unfortunately, the program was
discontinued a 'few months ago
because of lack of funds. If the
money needed becomes availa-
ble before the plantations are
ruined through lack of proper
care, the industry could easily
keep its promises.
FLOUR MILLS.- The 4Societe I
Haitienne de Minoterie, S.A.,
began its flour miffing operations
during the later part of Au-
gust 1957. Over the last five
years, flour imports.have avera-
ged $4.8 millions. In 1958 and by
importing wheat in bulk Haiti
will be saving 15 per cent of
There are, of course other
economic development possibili-
ties which could reduce dollars
expenditures and, the same time,
increase yearly foreign-exchange
gains. The :report lists several
which require further studies.
Castor beans production, for
instance, could be expanded, for
export and better still,.- for pro-
cessing. Current prices in the
United States are encouraging
and short term trends promi-1
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sing. There remains, however
the problem of finding the laxj
and of starting a commercal pj
station as well as finding captt
for installing the procession
plant. Although these are.-nc
impossible difficulties, it .'
take time to sove them. -,.
The report concludes that..I
the recommendations are .i
plemented the improvements
the balance of yapments co4'
make up starting with 1958 :4
*S3.8 million yearly deficit. Thi
objective, however, cannot be. at
trained if Haiti does not :
(a) Enjoy a fair degree of p'o
tical stability enabling the co'"
try to make a persistent and :c
herent admiinistrative effort;
(b) Receive some sort of fli3
cia] assistance in case she' ce
not finance the above listed p.
jects by her own means; .'.
(c) Enjoy good weather. A p
longed drought like the one'i
perienced in the Northwest:.]
year and abnormally heavy ra
or a flood can cause so mi
damn'age to the economy that-t
country might be coQmpelled
forego even this modest plan
THE JOURNAL OF COMMEk
Friday, September 27,1957
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SUNDAY NOV. 3th. 1957
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FOR THE TOI
FORT DE FRANCE Dowr
where the Beguine began, tourists
are discovering a lovely, off-beal
island that is easy to reach by air
and now boasts modern comforts.
This French island of Martini
que, halfway down the small
string of, Caribbean islands called
Lesser Antilles. has been known
chiefly for four things: M. Pelee
which erupted in 1902 killing all
40,000 inhabitants of the coastal
city of St. Pierre except one pri-
soner in jail; Diamond Rock, for-
tified by the British when they
were trying to wrest Martinique
from the French. in the 18th Cen-
tury; Josephine Tascher de la Pa-
gerie, a local girl who became Em-
press of France when she married
Napoleon Bonaparte: and the he-
guine, a sensuous dance immorta-
lized in Cole Porter's throbbing
song -Begin the, Beguines.
Today, however, Martinique is
becoming famous for other things-
mountain scenery, superb sea ba-
thing, and low-cost action living.
Although easily -accessible to
Americans seven hours flying
time from Miami or nine from
New York by Pan American
World Airways Martinique has
had liinited accommodations.
Now there's a modern ftve-story
hotel L'lmperatrice (the Em-
press) in the heart of Fort de
'France, the seaside capital. Each
of its 20 -double rooms has a tele-
phone and private bath with hot
water (an innovation in the is-
land). Rates range from $11
(U.S.) to $16.50 per person with
Two miles from the capital,
overlooking the sea is the Berke-
ley Hotel,'which provides guests
with free transportation to nearby,
Madiana beach. Another se sidle
hotel is the Lido Rates at tl'hl-'w
two "hotels average S 20 per fliy
for two %ith mnieal
,:(ONTiUF.\,, IU :23,57
Jtlit :i lev.' hi nci to iinfornm
YOou th1 t 1 (Ii- Cai:).Creol, ( C7.ir-
nival' i' ris 'con tOnain t t:)Jui.
now i1 n Jib.l. witlli g *.,t suc-
This Mili '0..i. [liec emni bcrs
j thle 1,1 i 1l' '11 p.1 t 1 n"
Fort de France, a city of 75,3,00, th ,l5.. (zu
[Il te Ilair'.in C1)-in-;Ul 1) re in Mon-
faces a cobalt bay ringed by- r, n,-n
treat, Mn l.n>.to Alaitin ina
m mountains. Its shops stock t he "I 7 It \ aE a 'et y cordial e--
best brands of French perlnie:ti i..d Ifaiti ta t e.hon- .
r .~Ptci-i1' d*ni Ifaiti elait A Y hon-
and French brandies, wines and neur.
champagne at bargain prices. On Monay, \e will 'be in
Although it has no local travel Quebec, Tiiesda:
agencies, tourists may rent a cir' Sherbr ik,-, Wed. Ottawa ctf.
for $ 4 per hour or obtain drive-... (see .:-lipping).
yourself-cars for $ 9 a day. With all my best wishes to the-
Popular drives include the one personnel of the Sun I remain
to St. Pierre past Carbet where? Amicalement
Columbus landed in 1502. After ton ami
seeing the gim relics of the 1902 D'estine
Eruptionn, one may drive to Morne
Rouge (Red Hill) a weekend re-
sort in the cool hills.
South of Fort de France is the
'village of Trois Islets, birthplace
of Empress Josephine.
On the southwest corner of the
island is curving Diamond 'Beach
and just four miles offshore is
H.M.S. Diamond Rock, the dome.
shaped rock fortified by the Bri-
tish Royal Navy centuries ago.
Another pleasant drive from
Fort de France is to Absalon, the
hot springs where Martiniquaise
go for baths. It is nestled in a
deep gorge where tropical foliage
is so lush it seems ,like a Holly-
Fishing is another popular par-
time on this French island and
hotels will make arrangements for
this sport for their guests.
U.S. citizens who plan a ten-
day visit to Martinique need only
proof of citizenship and one front
view photograph. However, if they
plan to stay longer, a passport
and visa is needed.
The conmpny co:-ists of six He bus a remarkable range of
di tr-es from Lie .%n:illes, drum- interpretation. He gives you a
mers frum Haiti who wou d do .- slave dance which grows out of
ceedingly '%eil for Eugene
O'Neill's Emperor Jones, singers
from Jamaica, Harry Belafonte's
home, and the Magnets Steel Band
(oil drums) from the Virgin Is-
lands and His Grace who bills
himself as a calypso balladeer.
It is a cheerful, sunny show put
on by people who can observe all
the rules of firsf'class ballet dis-
cipline and at the same time en-
joy doing what they do and make
the audience enjoy it, too. The
rhythms (and what a variety !)
are basically African, I suppose,
but Mr. Destine and his gifted as-
sociates have refined them to such
4 degree as to iraw a veritable
gulf between what is supposed to
SIGHT AND SOUND have cpme to us from Africa via
By Thomas ARCHER New Orleans. In short, American
CARIBBEAN EVENING jazz is a pretty coarse product
Jean Leon Destine's Carib-Creo- compared with the soft, elegant
le Carnaval, which moved into. music and dancing these West In-
Her Majesty's last night for a stay dians give us. Maybe it's the
Frn ch aijl indJ qnqni-Rh in .~i~ t -K nt>.
of four days. turns out to be a
most beguiling show with high
calibre folk dancing and quite the
best West Indian singing it ha3
been my luck to hear. The beau-
tifully dressed and expertly glih-
ted production ranges from Mr.
Destine's own superb art to won-
derfully saucy songs by a genial
gentleman who rejoices in the
self-bestowed title of the Duke of
counts. I wouldn't know.
'Mr. Destine himself is about the
best national or folk dancer I re-
caLl having seen since the Hindu
Uday Shan-Kar of whom he re-
minded me not a little. His tech-
nique is faultless and, more than
that, hlie has the grace, spirit and
style which distinguish him as a
star just as with Shan-Kar or, in
Sa more traditional sense, Massine.
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the Haitian jungle and ends in a.
wild expression of freedom. He
does a turn as a witch doctor ex-
orcising a devil out of a possessed
woman, an astonishingly wild bit
of impressionism which I would
swear to be authentic in origin
although I know nothing aboutthe
mysteries of voodoo. He can be
a graceful younrig fellow with im-
peccable manners in a Creole ma-
zurka and a marvellous comic as
an arthritic old beau in a Carib-
He is supported by five lively
and disciplined young dancers,
three girls and two men, in some
of the best disciplined ballet on
a smaller scale I have ever seen.
I would single out for special
mention Marguerite Adrein who
is remarkable as the victim in
the witch doctor business. The
two men are seei in The War-
riors, a straight African item,
which is further proof of Mr.
Destire's unusual gifts as an ima-
This is the first time I have
heard a steel band. It was ex-
plained by the very personable
damsel who acted,as compere that
the carved, painted and tuned oil
drums came into use after skin
drums were banned in an official
effort to get rTd of voodoo. It is
a pleasantly soft aggregation and
nice to listen to, although I should
say that, to- our ears anyway, it
would tend to become monotonous
if heard too. often. Mr. Destine has
with him Calvin and Billy who
claim to make their drums talk
and they do come very near speech
of a kind.
But if there is another star in
the show with Mr. Destine, it is
the Duke of Iron who trails his
ditties in a soft tenor voice with
the utmost aplomb in a most
knowing way, and with extraor-
dinary showmanship. What he
sings is packed with innuendo and
double entendre if you want to
take it that way. There is the qne
about the adventures of an impu-
dent fly, another about reincarna-
tion in which the singer thinks it
would be the height of bliss to be
reborn a bedbug. Then there is
the one about the.fellow who took
a girl out on 50 cents and paid
for it. Also the one on the proper
measurementFl 01 an ido., wo.
The Duke sn-,.'; ic-., with
satin smoothn-t.i, to hlis r. 1 guit-
tar accompaniment. He has a
unique style and a manner that
blend.; modesty with an enga-
ging impudence. Hlie is. in fact,
quite "a fellow.
There is nothing at the so-cal-
led night club flavor about
Mr. Detine and his troupe.
They ar2 as'genuine in their fol-
klore as were the Yougolasvs
who surprised us with a similar
freshnc,; and novelty last sea-
SISTER ISLE BIDDING
DESfINE CONTINUES SUCCESSFUL
WORLD TOUI WITH HIS
nI r UM U'
SUNDAY NOV. 3th. 1957
HAITIAN HANDS CREATED A NEW
by Pierre BLAIN
Indeed, Haiti is the land of
, miracles! While we were doing
our best to pull ourselves out.
of political troubles a team of
young boys were busily making
their third masterpiece in scuip
lure. They were under the di-
rection of Italian Profesor A.%M.
MontaguteJli, on a statue for
the Venezuelan Government.
Working night and day, from
March to October, the sculptors
reproduced in bronze, the plai-
ter maquette made by Professor
The statue represents the new
national Venezuelan Idea. : -
a young and powerful woman
carrying the coat-uf-arms of the
Nation. She is supported by
three young men -an intellec-
tual, a worker and a soldier.
The principal piece is approx-
imately 14 feet in height, the
,others about 7 feet.
Five tons of metal went inLo
this great work, and the contri-
bution of talent and art of the
young Haitian sculptors, is a na-
/ We can also be proud of the
fact that ours is the only land
in all the Americas to have a
local installation capable of pro-
ducing a statue of thi-, size and
importance. Usually the Ameri-
can sculptors are obliged to go
ito Europe to have their work'.
cast In bronze.
With the team now working
in Mr. Montagutelli's shop, 10o-
cated in the grounds of the Ins-
titui Polyteclinique, Haiti can
boast its own specialists in art
This is sure to attract the
sculptors of this Continent to
come to Haiti'. new bronze foul-
dry with thei: plaster maquet-
tes, and to bring' new-glory to
the artists o .the country.
.Our congratulations go to the
Department of National Educa-
tion which encouraged ilr. Mon-
tagutelli to establish his school
of art in PotI au-P'rince by gi-
ving him thdie u-e of the shop at
the Polytechnmqu, Institute
Young Haitian; may dow find
facilities for developing their ta- i
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MASTER PIECEiFuetes, the
-if': .-- ,. .l Rebel Is Back
1 In The Pen.
,^ -> ., -t. ;: ; '^"*^... (Continued front page 1)
IK .." *..'" ;"'+ './ .. .. IHe is now back in his old quar-
.... r. :..'' .y' ters in thi National Peniftentia-
.v -,?'.' ". ,$ ry.
"'". r". :.' The 27-3 ear-old Fuentes vwho
:': ,' had been granted asylum in Hai-
"t- i early this year as an exile af-
,.'l. tert a revolt of student's in Hata-
na was repoi.tdly pursuing stu-
dies in Haiti when the April
B *4' 4 first bomb plot br)l'ok2 and the
i' A.' ^ ~Sylvain government fell. Hie -iad
purchased .a new car and -vas i-
S vming in compar'itive peace in a
H' '' rented house in Savanne Salee
R When he disappeared with with
^ the police looking lor ins track;
On July 801 lFuenites Dooooed
The New National Venezuelan Ideal. The 14-foot masterpiece poured
in bronze by young Haitian artists under the direction 'of Italian Pro-
lessor A. M. Montagutelli, at the workshop in Port-au-Prince. The
young sculptors worked from March to October on the statue, esta-
blishing Haiti as the first of the Americas to produce in bronze.
We -have learned that Mr. proud 'to see one of my most
Montagutelli is going abroad to cherished dreams realized. Sin-
purchase the necessary material ce 1952 I have been asking for
to complete the equipment of this type of-s'choo! for the youth
the art center. [nf my count.-.
Personnaly, I am happy and If we are to mantahiin our plia-
Sce in the.wailid i will be with
the quality o" our writers, the
performance of -bur atheletee
:7 and the talent" or our artists.
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LES PLUS BELLES MOSAIQUES
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and his magic drum
M IMIDA VA- TIISBAV BUFFET-DANCING I
up unexpectedly at the Port-au
Prince air port. At that time be-
fore he was given special <,smo-"
king* service to the prison hlie.
said he lik.l returned dto get my
laundry and my car,) which he
left when he fled the country with
a thousand dollar police price
on his head. ,'I am innocent and
I would gl-atl, go before Hai-
tian justice,: FuenteF' said as he
waited to leave the airport un-
der poli.'e custody.
Declaring thai <,bad politi-
ciang has used him, Fuentes ad
mitted that he had come from
Miami where be hau seen for-
mer Cuban President Prio, of
whom he was very fond.
He would no tell how he got
to Miami from Haiti, excep* to
make a gesture of flapping his
arms in the ai.-. Fuestes said
said that h!' was 'the only Cu-
ban to defend Haiti when Bap-
tista sent his police into the Hai-
tian Embassy in Havana to ai-
rest Cuban rebels who had taken
asylum their The Havana Chief
-CUBAN REBEL IS IDEALIST
By William Kennedy
Miami Herald Staff Writer
A Cuban student leader ar.
rested this week in H-laiti was
described by friends in Miami
as can idealist* whose aim was
to incite two revolution. --one
in Haiti and one in Cuba.
Themistocles Fuentes, 27-year
old Negro, was arrested at Port.
auiPrince Tuesday for questio-
ning in an April bomb plot. He'
had been in Miami for the past
two months or more.
A Cuban revolutionist in Mia-
mi said Fuentes fought to over-
throw Haitian dictator Paul Ma.
gloire and had been involved in
other revolutionary activity in
Haiti since then.
His aim was to become entren-
ched with a Haitian regime
which would allow him to'use
Haiti as a point of departure for
'an invasion of Oriente Provinte
Fuentes has been a leader of
student opposition to Cuban Pre
sident Fulgenci.- Batista sine
Batista's coup in 1952-. His follo-
wers have been students in Ori-
Friends here described him
as a pretty tough revolutiona-
ry> and an ,idealist who fought.
for the democratic principles of
Jose Marti,, Cuban patriot, He
is in exile from Cuba.
He was, reportedly, respected
and feared when lie worked
with revolutionaries in Haiti. He
had a sizable cache o arms in
Haiti and his use of machine
guns against police: was looked
upon with awe.
When he was in Miami, he
spoke by telephone with Daniel
Fignole, who assumed the pres-
idency of Haiti in May. Hlie w'as
preparing to return to Haiti but
his plans never jelled and l'i-
gnole was deposed.
Reasons for his current return
of police wais killed in the figh- to Haiti it uii.ukno
ting. friends here.
by his '
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aHAITI SUN= Page 15
SUNDAY NOV. 3th. 1957
mas with her family here and GENERAL ANTONIO TH. KEBREAU Army Chief of Stffi has
rejoin her husband who is pro- moved his office to Arm, Headquarte rs from the Caserne Des~li-
sently doing his Military- servi ne Bairacks.
cc next MIarch. They are expec- OLOFFSON SHOW goes on again in two weeks. Future show nites
ting their first addition in the will be alra creole buffet night Joe Truuilliot and his band are
new year. oack frmn thei.:- g.a.-,d tcur of Europe .:nusercd this Summer by
x x x their p.trion the Ganino lntcinationai. Joe and his band had a hot
Jocelyne Sabalat return-d substitute during their absence. The public will be appy to welco-
-Pam- from the States on the 27tbh.
Ady Malebranche for yea-s
[ ,.. .^ ,.., the Haitian Tourist Office
in New-York and lately ih char-
Eric Etienne, dap Haitien tou- Two of the caitest gils nn rit.s ge of the Chicago branch is snen
rist industry promoter. flew to Isle t.;day are United Airlinv Frii- ding two week in his native
the U.S. Monday. co e.ecs Jan Smith and C.role land. Ady is a top-basball fan.
x x x O'Niell.- Spending two .;unny x x x
.-- .- .. I Milo Hakime is backh frm a
Web Francois, owner of uamn- days here.,
bala Hotel, returned Monday
from the ASTA C
Ernest' Simon loi
Sqant, went to N4
Josette Mouria clippered to
Paul and Yves Verna who ar-
rived last week to the funeral
of their father, the late Auguste
Verna, flew back to Cuba on
Mrs. Ella Elters, of the North.
ville State Hospital of Nichigan
staff, left this morning for Kin-
gston ofter two weeks vaca-
tion here at the International
Club of Thorland. This was her
first trip to Haiti.
x x x
"A Psychiatric Social Worker,
of\the hospital, Mrs, EIfers says
that she was urged to visit by
Mrs. Caroline Seefeldt, Social
Servn-ice Director there. Mrs. See-
feldt made -her second trip to
x x x Haiti, accompanied 1y her nus.
Anastasie Perpignand arrived band, lact year.
by plane from 'Miami, this week. x x x
Carl Jaeger, -business mogul of .Mrs.-,Elf'ers informed. that Mrs.
the Capital, flew to Havana, Seefeldt is so-enchanted with
Thursday Haiti and its people that she al-
x x x ready seet the first week in Fe-
A Baby boy was born to Corn- bruary as the date of her next
m#nder and Mrs.- Robert Bazile trnp here.
Saturday morning 7:45. Robert x x x
junior -is.thelr 'third 'child, papa Meanwhile she is shipping out
is head of the Coast Guard Ma- a large case of toys to bring
ma is former Rolande Blain. Christmas cheer to the little or-
x x x phans with whom she made fri-
,M.r,-.and Mrs. Dick. Amstrong ends .Wile, visiting an establish-
let0 the Hotel Oloffson Sunday meant on her last trip.
amid'irturnd to work on Time These toys were made, under
Magazine In Manhattan. The Mrs. Seefeldt's direction, by the
Young couple spent a week 6' patients ofthe -hospital.
their hooneymoon, which they in. As to her own impression of
urgurated in the Antillets, in this country, Mrs. Elfers who
..4 Port.aUlPrince. speaks hn excellent, French -said
x x X she had tnade many friends, dan
SFred Madsen observed his bir- ced the meringue, had her dai-
thday in Gonaives yesterday dishes of the Haitian xcuisihes.
with a family bamnboehe. She particularly praised the
x x x courtesy and--helpful sugges-
Claude Manuel is back to- his lions made by the tourist office
RCA executive desk after, a which made her visit here most
month vacation in Manhattan., agreable.
SClaude an annual traveller said x x x
he had hoped to visit Puerto Ri: Mrs. Robert Delannoy former
Sco and Jamaica but he found life Jacqueline Godefroy returned
Sto his liking in the Big city. from Paris last week. Mrs. Del
x x x annoy expects to spend Christ-
-The Casino Intertiational d'Haiti is happy to announce to
its ind customers that the famous Orchestra Joe Trouillot
:- will resume its activities. Beginning Sunday, November 3rd.
Tle sejourn of the Orchestra in Italy as well as its numerous
trips to Europe's most famous night clubs has largely contri-
Sbuted towards developing the artistic personality of each of
SDo not miss the opportunity of coming to applaud Your
Orchestra of predilection which comes out anew with new
talent, new repertory and new instruments
SGuy Durosier and his charming girls will continue to aid us
to complete the enchantment, .
Admission, November 3rd .................. s 1.00
v-. very Saturday ................... S 1.00
three week business trip to
X X X
x xx -
Bella lesrue returned from
Miami this past week:'
x X 7
Jacqueline Sassine returned to
her post with the conslate in
MiaY as' cnslate, in.
NMiamirlast weekend. "
S Max Fombru# is back from
x x: is
Edouar'd Archer is
\ .s x -
Edward "Mfirhoefer Jr.' ind
'Fletcher J.' Lahkifuo the builder
of the City St Martin'.-were in
town this week at Hotel vlla
X N X.' .
Olive and Rochelle Coroveos
arrived from the States Sunday.
Dr. Massillon Coicou, member of
the new High Court or Accounts,
returned last Saturday from' his
brief trip to the U. S. '
DIr. Roger Rousseau was named-
to the Directorship of the Public'
Health Department this .week. He
will have Dr. Carlo Boul6s as Co-
me Joe and Company back to the Casino Night-club and sorry to
.2e t.ie ot.,erbandgo.
ROGER WOLIN PAA Public Relations boss for the Latin Ameri-
can. circuit was in town this past week for a plain rest. Roger has
been busy preparing the happy birthday material for PAA 30th
The Management of the Hotel
ie-Chamnp-de-Mars has removed to
its new local at Avenue St-Louis
Roi de France, next to the church.
Mr,;-and Mrs. Jacques Moussa
observed their Silver Anniversary
lii Octdber 29th.
Funeral services were held for
Mrs'. Suzanne Siftmons, at the Ca-
cred Heart Church on Monday af-
ternoon, with a large gathering of
sorrowing relatives and friend in
The deceased who had been ill
for! 'several -months passed away
,last'Sunday, at the Canape Viert
Hospltal. She was higly esteemed.
in Ioeal cr-cles, and leaves many
Among her survivors are her
.sons,, Jeans and Robert Casteri.
*The Sun, presents its deepest
sympathy to the bereaved famfr."
ly.'i : -,"'*
Mr. Auguiste Verna who had,been,
ailing for some time, passed.a'*aY
at his homn in. Tete doe.-.lEu :-id
P6tiori-Ville. last Sunday afttriqni.
' .Impressive funeral.. rites',. took.
place for, the deceased gt -i.'thb&
Eglise de Sacr&-Ceur de Turgeau
bn Monday afternoon The- large
number of friends and relatives
attending marked the high -esteem
in'which- he was held. '
FOR SALE -
Sinall Popular Restaurant and Bart
Superlativelyv equipped -for business
Pleasant (but unfurnished) living accutomodations-
for family '
S Conveniently located
Reason for selling: Proprietors looked at each ether candidly and
decided that we had reached an 'age for Ila. vie de province., and
Cap-Haitian beckons us..
We've loved knowing and serving you nice people and we hope that
one, of you will buy the place. You can open for business the minute
you~sign on the dotted line. I I
For information see- Marion and Louis Griswold at:
X X X
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SCHOOL OPENS TOMORROW
Classes in schools throughout
the Republic will be resumed to-
morrow. The Depertment of Na-
tional Education had prolonged the
vacation period an extra month.
Jean (Rh'um Ba bt.rc'urt) Gar
dere and his wifc .rc back from
a business-cum-pleasure trip to
Canada and the United States.
Monseignetir Robert, Bishop
of Gonaivcs, returned from a
health trip and .vacation in Fran
ce this week. Wile abroad he vi
sited the Vatican.
... .' x x x ,'.
X x .,
';The new Director of. ..Point!.',
in Haiti, is. Mr. arry'C6.: oe,
h1gh#,state Departinnt 'func'tio
Ry .e is' replaoixg' Mi. John
,na y e i.E'', '
: -f.ooqer who ,',"expected 'to
a'e v'jfw Washngton,sshoily&.'
^ *'^ ':.,_ ** x "'x .. ; *
SEngine r Vficeht"" Barlow,
USOMo officiall afilvel. .tits week
wherela $v *wlli #rrk#WIth the, Dc-
'. 'v'-'. '*'' X X X "=
Guest who gathered at the Pe-
tion-Ville home of Mr. and Mrs.
Raoul Berne, .on Titesay qve-
ning,unanimously iaelalmed it
their ..Informal 'literary salon.
The group comp6sed- of students,
journalists, artists' and poets
spents three lively y hours in wi-
dely rarging discussions.
The'. Berne salon features a
splendid painting pf Mrs. Berne
done by Miarle.Florence Roy du-
ring the summer vacation at
Since her return three months
ago, from a year In Eturope, Mrs.
Berne is continuing her painting
under thet direction of famed
Haitian artist. '
New modern furnished house on
the Petionville Road, opposite
I.usseau. Magnificent view. Three
bedrooms, two tYathrooms. Ihall.
office, garage,, e.c. Refrigeratcr
and water available. Apply 134 bis
Lalue or phone 3059 or 2095
between 8:f60 and 10:30 A.M., 4:00
and 5:30 P.M.
.SUNDAY NOV. 3th. 19.5
SUNDAY NOV. 3th. 19g7
TOP: The President' and Party acknowledge the hoiwrs as the Pacei'j'
Band plays the National Anthem ,LA DESSALINIENNEs. At Dr.
Duvalzer's right is Mrs. Dumarsais Estime, and on his left, Arts. DaI
valier, AMr. Gerard Allen, Mrs. Gerard Theard. A,
CENTER: The Chief of the Nation responding to the Address of Wekq
come delivered by AMr. Gerard Allen on behalf of the Comnmrittee of'S
MAlerchants and Ildustrialists who tendered a Reception in his hoi"ir
at the ,'Villa Creole, last Sunday evening. '. ,.
BOTTOM: Business tycoon., Air. 'Elie Joseph,-.chats with the Presid-en'
as Dr. Duvalier moved aniong friel-4s and well-wishers in the courie
of the evening. -_,_ _
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