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Sunday, February 23, 1958 Volume X No. 7 Porl -au-Prince Haiti
Young Officer Shot
lo Death By Soldier
Lieutenant Gerald Etienne, here this past December.
promising young 19 year-old
Army Officer, met an untimely
death at the hands of a soldier,
last Saturday evening, in the
line of duty, at the Barracks in
Aux Cayes. Two bullets fired by
a subordinate snuffed out the"
life of the officer who graduat-
ed from the Military Academy
Coverly Here With
SItalian Film Co.
Every morning this past week
when the Enalpo Film Company
of Italy cameramen move out from
Hotel Beau-Rivage to Arcachon,
they carry-with them -on location,
a plump, bubbling, vivacious brown
skinned- young ,oman who keeps
the party ielye with her. witty
repartee and. compositg-.,.." verses
during the 20,.m'i.tutes-drive. Louise-
i"Bennett Coverley, the pride of Ja-
,..na~ a.d. qdqn. is the principal
; vedetU,c o tlhe film or the West
Indies and Haiti which the Italian
i. filmcompan y is shooting.
S(Continued on page 16)
Ani imposing convoy of fellow
officers, relatives and friends
gathered in sorrow for funeral
services held Tuesday afternoon
at Eglise du Sacre-Coeur de Tur
geau in Port-au-Prince- to com-
fort and console his parents, Co
lonel and Mrs. Jacques Etienne.
Colonel Etienne was for many
years head of the Criminal Re-
search Bureau here in the Capi-
tal. The deceased also has two
uncles in the Arm6e d'Haiti.
Gerald Etienne was highly es-
teemed for his quiet manners
.nd devotion to his family, anid
wvas engaged to be married. He
was the pride of his father and
along with his brother was cov -
sidered an expert horseman. Both
young. men were budding polo
A commission investigating the
*slooti'dg-has not as ye, reported
on the case.
<'Haiti Sun,> takes this occas-
ion to present its .eepest. sym-
pathy,' and condolendo' t6-"(61.olo-
nel and Mrs. Jacques Etienne,
and to tie bereaved family in
their great hour of loss.
BOY DIES UNDER CAMION ONLY
1958 CARNIVAL CASUALTY
The 1958 Mardi Gras Parade on
the Exposition was marred Mon-
. day afternoon when an accident
resulted in the death of a teenage
Sschool-boy. The only mortality of
' the Carnival occurred when young
. Fritner Sully fell from his place
on a float corAmanded by the
. Dragon- group and a. wheel of
the vehicle passed over his head.
i imposing funeral services were
Held for the young pupil of the
SJean-Marie de Lammenais esta-
Sblishmnient on Tuesday afternoon.
Almost all the groups wlho had
Taken part in the carnival parade
sent delegations and wreaths. The
Director o0 Life Jean-Marie de Lam-
Smecnais School headed the delega-
. tion of teachers and pupils .which
Swas borne by classmates of the
SprCee:led the hearst. The casket
EX.SOLDIER FIRES ON
M41N AT CARREFOUR
Hope ik held for the recovery
of Edouard Dihamniel, victim of
Sbullet' voiunds received Tuesday
Saftcncuit wv-hen an sx-AnmY sol-
1. dier fired two shots from his 38
. striking him in the right leg and
r attaining the abdominal region.
r. Police have opened an invest
R' gatian on the causes of this at-
S-(Continuer on page 3)
To orchestras played the fune-
ral march as the cortege made its
way from the Cathedral to the
Cometary, where the grief of the
family and comrades of the deceas-
ed rent the air.
Fritzner Sully was a member of
(Continued on page 16)
PEN-. TONES. C
SING OVER EAST
Belo": The 12 Penn-Tones. tlho
make utip the famous University
of Pennsylvania Choral gr-uop.
Govt. Grants Amnesty To Dejoie:
Received At National Palace
During a Press Conference at
tho National Palace, Monday mor-
nin.g, President Francois Duvalie-
iaiN that the open arrest order
agaiinst ox-Senator Louis Ddjoie
had been withdrawn and that ihe
Former candidate to the Presideni
(BACCA OF 1I
cy had been free to circulate
throughout the City, since Satur-
Saturday morning President
Duvalier rec e i v e d Ex-S'eoator
Louis D6joie in a private audi-
( Co'ntinued on page .14)
The .Baccaa of the 1958 Carnival illustrates the Austerityj Theme.
Coated in black grease paint with a goat skin loin cloth und chain.
Shis outfit cost only centimes.
The Minister of Tourism,
M. Jean Magloire, announced
today that arrangements had
been made to bring the famed -
choral group of the University
of Pemnnsylvania, the 1
cPenn-Tones) to Haiti, for the
ten-day period connmmencing
March 2Sth, as an attraction
for Eastern United States col-
lege students for the Spring
M. Magloire said that he had,
great hopes that pach year the
number of U.S. and other foreign
students visiting Haiti during the
Christmas and particularly the
Easter vacation periods, would
provide for an ever-increasing eX-
change of ideas with Haitian stu-
dents, leading to much closer re-
lations between Haiti, and her
A special program of activities.
arranged by the International
(Continuer on page 3)
prom The Isthmus
.:.. .', ,.,
, A lovely Senora from the
Isthmus leaves Haiti this week-
end with fond memories of the"
happy Mardi Gras people of
Senora Gloria Ultamirano Du-
que de Matussi, wife of.'Stello
Matussi Burke, the Burke, Dowl-
ing,. Adams Advertising Agency
representative in this area, attend,
ed the authentic jungle party,
Turgeau Club and other gay spots
(Continued on page 16)
Boy From La Saline A Great 4lit In Australia
Laguerre at his Drum iii Austra-
1 lia's most fashionable night spot.
Drummer Lagnei''rre Is Wed To ussie Girl
.\ t-l] young Hait;a-n is cn-
quering the vast continent of
A.trali with N3i drum. Alb-.'t
Laguerre's present beach head is
Surfr-: Prradic-,. Austra. '-*s
new playground wiich i3 con, )a
rij.e to Flordas G)old Coast.
Born in La Saline, Port-.;u-
Prminro 'here drumming is .-
cc.id nfatare to the boys who can
spend tireless hours with Cie
drum In the hunfort or ham'mo-
chlc, L-gucrre is nn-.vw mrnarr.ec to
an Australian girl w:cm he met
while on tour th'-e i"-o years
aio with Katheriun Dunham.
(Coatinier o page 3) Band Leader Max Wildnm on clarinet accompanies Laguerre
ATTACK BY ARMY, OF
Hundreds of thousands of rats .The P5easan
are invading the rice fields of the selves into s'
Artibonite Valley, it was report- tools, and ar
Sed by .Courrier Economique, edi- recently brou
tor, Antoine C. Alexandre, in its as one thousa
latest issue. This situation has re- of the day.
suited in the loss of at least three- The problem
fourths of this year's rice crop field destruct.
according to the weekly. f [ore the Char
The localities 'reported to Pe gently by D(
the- most affected -are: Carrefour mother, a larj
Paye, Villard, D6seaux, 'Bois De- tibonite Valle
hors, Trois Bornes. The peasant
The rice plantations in the Arti- called attentic
bonite are under the administra- a curious anir
tion of the ODVA (Organisme de be polishing o
D6veloppement de la Vall6e de Unable to det
l'Artibonite). aWarfarine. had a bird, an ins
been used a few years ago by the creature, they
Department of Agriculture to corn- *Angelus, bec
bat the devastating rodents in the on the plan
rice fields. This is said to have o'clock in thin
given good results. ILatetr when the spikes of
Warfarine was no longer used, the The Depart
peasants attempted to defend their and the ODV
rice fields with their own methods pool their, of
to save what they could of the situation facci
crop, but results were rather ne- the Artibonite
gative. Haiti's econor
its organized them-
quads, with garden
e reported to have
ght down as many
and rats by the end
m of rodeonts and iceun
ion was brought be-
nber of Deputies re-I
deputy Lavoisier La)
ge planter of the Ar-
ts of the region hav;c
in to the presence of
nal which appears to
off what the rats left.
ermine whether it is
sect or mamnmiferous
y have christened it
cause it swoops down
stations about 6:00
e evening, attacking
meant of Agriculture
VA are expected to
forts to relieve the
d by the peasants in
e and which threatens
.. .. '': .. .,- .' .' --..-- .":' ..,'
IT '..Cet' :.: 4... .. ",, .- -
A typical sc6ne in the Artibonite during the harvestino
of the rice crops.
ENJOY YOUR VISIT TO HAITI
IN A LOVELY OLD HOME IN TURGEAU
Comfortable rooms for' single-persons
or Couples and children. Excellent American
and European cuisine. Exotic Hatian dishes a specialty
Agreeable surroundings .Reasonable rates
Welcome to Mrs. Naumann's Newly Opened
... VJIA w11 rcsumc K U I ,.S~~
suckling habits will probably cor- ." 'UJuI
rect itself if it occurs "before the ..
age of five. Actually, many pedia- and MALICE" tales.
tritidns and dentists view suck- ,OlJU iy
ing as a physiological act which M IA' C
Sis helpful in the development ni "
the maxillae and the eruption--- -------------
of the teeth but. that may be true
Only when finger sucking does not
extend beyond the age of lour or
live, is sporadic and is not accom-
panied by undue pressure on the
teeth or on the palate. Continued
beyond five, finger sucking af-
fects the position of the perma-
nent anterior teeth which will a--
sunme on anesthetic forward post.
Lion. the pressure of Iithumob
PENSION DE F.AMILLE V l;0 a
PENSION DE FAMILLE against the palate pushes it up.
Located in beautiful Turgeau (Behind the Church ward. narrowing the air ways and'
*cSt. Louis Roi de France-). often turning the child into a
-----------__-- ---_ ___ -nl- mouth breather. Consequently,
EVERY MONDAY AT 10.00 P.M. the dental arches get out of posi-
tion making eventual orthodontic
,treatment necessary to restore ,,-
T HE HOTEL OLOFFSON SHOW ^::|\f
uiral function and appearance.
Once Again The HOTEL OLOFFSON Anyway he ic aspect of
the question would be enough to
cause parents to discourage fin-
Has the Most Talked-Of Show in Town ger sucking as soon as the child
Start moving around playing with
A Unique Cast A Thrilling Spectacle contaminated objects. Education,
of course, is very helpful al- p
MINIMUM $ 2.50 PER PERSON though in some instances mecha-
nical devices (gloves Heimlick
DINNER SERVED FROM 7 TO 9 P.M.' ;starts moving around playing with
But 'finger sucking is chiefly a
psychic manifestation which. can
PLEASE RESERVE YOUR TABLES IN ADVANCE corrected simply by providing
the child with proper environ-
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Funeral services were held
&i Sunday afternoon for Major
Pascal Vilfort at the Sacred
lHt-art Church in 'Tu'geau., with
an impositing Military Convoy.
'l";;1 distinguished Army Offi-
cer died at the Hopital Canape
Vert late Saturday evening after
j brief illness.
He had furnished a long ca-
recr of service in the Arm~e
d'Haiti in the service of his coun
IN HAITI '
This article opens a series
being published by Dr. Ge-
rard Bastien, following a de-
cision to promote D e n t a I
Health Education as taken by-
the Council of the Pan Ame-
rican Association of Chil-
dren's Dentistry during its
last meeting at Miami in 1957.
riiumbsucklng is one of the most
common and also in many ins-
ranices, the most harmful habits
of childhood, as far as the articu-
lation of the teeths -and the deve-
lopment of the jaws are concern-
However thurnbsucking during
Ihe first year or two ol a chl)ild's
lie 'need not cause any concern.
Any irregularity in the position
of teeth that is directly due to
Sunday, February 23, VS&S1i
RODMAN EXCEPTS TO RETURN
TO HAITI NEXT YEAR
AND REVISE BOOK
Selden Rodman, author of -Hai- the revisions at that time, and.
1i: The Black Republic', in a let- bring out the new edition in.the'
ter to the 'Sun. says he intends Spring of 1959. MeanwhileI a
to return to Haiti in a year and not too unhappy about the present'
make a revision of his book. edition, which remains by far the
The most comprehensive guide most-up-to-date and complete'
to Haiti and her people in print work on Haiti in any language,
today, Mr. Rodman's book is by especially when I look at the pre.
no means out-ofdate and will diction on which my story of the
continue to sell until the author Magloire regime concluded, and:i..
brings out a revised edition in I at the photograph of the presentt.
the Spring .of 1959. President which I was lucky en-
-I have plans for revising, ough to have taken on my poiteh
SHaiti: The Black Republic., but at Biioton, and included, togeth-
I do not wish to make the revi- er his friend and mine, Robert
sion while changes in Haiti are Th6ard. I hope for the present
still in progress,, writes Rodman. then, that all the stores carrying.
'For example, I would like to my book and being without coip
write as extensively of President ics will re-order promptly from
Duvalier and his administration the Devin-Adait Co. at* 23 East
as I did of the Magloire adminis- 26th St., New York City, and also,.
tration in,the old edition, but oh that anyone having appropriate'
viously there will be more to information they wish included
write about in a year than there in the new edition will get' in'"
is now. 1 therefore plan to come touch with me directly at my
to Haiti a yeat from now, make home in Oakland, New Jersey. .
I I~S~? I ~ nrnsrflTr
Sunday, February 23, 1958
BOY FROM LA SALINE (CHIT
Australian Band Leder. Max Wil dian, as he appeared
to Haiti two years ago.
An Australian orchestra lea- Albert Laguerre, is
der, Max Wildman, who visited
Haiti two years ago as the guest
of Jacques Martin in Turgeau
and made a study of local music
and dances, has built his show
at the new night-club Corrobo-
ree around the Haitian drum-
A full page advertisement in
Australia heralds Albert Laguer-
re as The World's Greatest La-
tin- Ametican Drummer* and
announces cThe only genuine-
Cuban-Haitian dance musiel in
Australia with thrilling drum
sclos and Latin-American tern-
The eSouth Coast News*, un-
der the headline aFrom Haiti to
t"r. .. I .. nh,- # -
(Contimned from page 1)
i lemipt on tie life of the man by
i iiF assaiiant, Annuel Saint joy,
who according to witnesses be-
came angry at some banal ob-
servation made by Duhamel,
Si The victim was transported to
Sthe General Hospital at Port-au-
SPrince by a passerby, Mr. Char-
les Leveill&, proprietor of a pub-
i The shooting caused great
0 'commotion among the inhabit-
ants of the village- of Carrefour
and one of them, Vertus Deli-
ces, is reported to have coura-
Sgeously disarmrJs the agressor
%ho was placed under arrest.
Duahamel is said to have been
considered a peaceful friend
and neighbor and witnesses ins-
;Lt that his attempt had been
cold-blooded and without justifi
oil I/s visit M.3 K:aa;;:t:t;;- ~ t
(Continted from page 1)
first Australia solo appearance Country Club, and designed pa.r-
after going around the globe
with some of the world's best
Some idea of the power of play
ing of this Congo-drummer is
his crowdpacking season at
:Cros in Hollywood.
There, with his long hands ta
poring into ten agile drum stick
fingers he nitely stopped the
On Broadway this shy speak-
ing ('in several languages) also
proved a booking office gift.
Those wh'o know him well say
lie is as good a.dancer as he is
a drummer and the 4Corrobo-
ree* say that during his surf-
neret, has tLis to say about La- ers season he will do his best to
guerre : teach the Gold Coast the genui
ne steps of such wonderful dan
Under the altered ceiling with ces as the Cha Clia.
its countersunk lights and be-1 Before landing at the new
hind the fan-shaped bamboo 'Corroboreeb Albert Laguerre
wall is one of the world's mostI boarded the plane in Tokio whe
outstanding musicians. -re the Katherine Dunham troop
He is tall, nite coloured Al- made its tour.
bert Laguerre, one. of the truly One of his first jobs on reach.
delightful personalities from ing Surfaces was to go into the
the Katherine .Dunham show bush and cut himself a length
which visited Australia last of bamboo and there, seated in
year. the sun in the middle of Surfers
he began. to carve himself one
Rated in America (he comes ,-.' those odd shaped musical ins
from Haiti, the island which de- truments that give the right clat
slivered to the world the Cha ter to genuine Cuban and Haitian
Cha Cha and the fabulous mu- music.
sic that starts with throbbing Genuine Cha Cha music from
drums and finishes with throb- euljine Australian wood-what
b;ng heart.- as the earth's great eru'd be more fitting at a club
est Latin American drummer. I railed sCorroboree.j
licularly to appeal to the stu-
lents, will include many of the
-eitlires found inA M. Vrooman's
zailier Haitian Hospitality Plan,
arranged in a low-cost package
ilio including all expenses at lo-
cajl hotels Optional low-cost tours
o the Citadellc and Cap Haitien,
ind to Jacmel and the Beaches,
might be made available
M. %ilagloirq has also made avai-
lab'e limited funds to be used for
direct advertising in college pe-
riodicals. Regretting that the time
for perfecting arrangements %%as
so short, MI. Magloire said that
this move represented only one of
many facets of his plans to
broaden the appeal of Haiti for
a wider range of foreign vaca-
tioners, particularly in the off-
It is expected that there will
be at least two public concerts,
one free for local students, and
one for charity, will be arranged
for the Penn-Tones during their,
The Haiti Sun congratulates M.
Magloire upon his ever-more-acti
ve program for Tourism, and calls
upon the entire community to
support his efforts in this direc-
tion. The mass influx of students
of Eastern JJ.S. colleges and
schools into Bermuda and Nassau
each Easter attests to the healthy
state of that market and it is in-
dicative of M. Magloire's aware-
ness of all angles of the Big Pic-
ture of Tourism, that he has made
this latest move.
LEOPARD SKIN SHOULD BE
ADOPTED AS NATIONAL DRESS
Never before and perhaps never again will the jungles in Bois
Verna ring with such uninhibited gaiety as they did Sunday night.
An 8 to 4 Mardi Gras party of this calibre happens about as frequent-
ly as an eclipse of the moon.
Success of the 4bal, can be credited to the animals who prepared
it, an energetic, young tribe of leopards, male and female. The lush.
tropical jungle with an ever-flowing spring of Barbancourt and Bal-
lentine was planted in the former home of Mr. and-Mrs. D'Adesky-
; Ti Jazz with a 'number one. rating kept even the foliage jumping
with such new favorites as Ti Ta To's .Ehi-rth Satellite, meringue.
There were representatives from Manhattan, Panamanian, and Ca-
nadian jungles; the only person who didn't put in an appearance was
Chita, although dozens of pink elephants did come to play.
The tribe became so pleased with its abbreviated leopard skins
that is has prepared a petition suggesting that these might be adopte'l
as our National Dress. The tribe points out that the simple, over-the-
shoulder leopard skin has many benefits for the Nation. To list but
a few : 1) In keeping with the austerity program, no need for under-
shirts, ties, and other such frivolous accessories. 2) Stimulation of
.tourism. Tourists from the cold North would eagerly come to swap
their bear skins for our leopard skins which are an even better lure
Than the pseudo-Polynesian garb seen on every tourist in Hawaii.
3) Reduction of imports: no more demand for French laces and
American dacron. 4) Encouragement of new industry. Leopard farms
where iobs would always be open thanks to a high mortality rate
amongst the hard working farmers. 5) Increased Exports. A great
demand for our new costume may be expected from other tropical
Caribbean islands. 'Unfortunately Florida weather would only permit
the wearing of the leopard skin during the heighth of summer. 6) A
miquc sport for The West Indies to attract adventurers from all the
world : baiting and shooting !eopards for which big game hunters
would pay lkgh.
Although The Rue Courbe, -Textile Avenue., would have to be
renamed -Leopard Avenue., this is the bnly forseable inconvenience.
We have space to list just a few, but we are sure that everyone will
-cadil,' understand the extraordinary advantages that would result/
rom the adoption of- the leopard skin as our National Dress.
Three flights daily on DC-7B and Super-6 Clippers' with
radar. 30-day excursion fare, only $105 round trip! For
reservations see your Travel Agent or Pan Am.
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FRANK APPRAISAL OF WORLD
OF4IHAITIAN: BUSINESS BY BOC
': ,i. .' !' o '' '
Whenever the question of forming corporations in Halt
is mentioned, it is rare that among those present someone
doesn't say: vici, messieurs, histoire association ca-a gaign<
dents-. (wHere, gentlemen, this business of corporations ha
a sharp bites).
However, everybody agrees on purely social plan. Without
the necessity of forming corpora- 'doubt such meetings, all in fac
lions to found an industry, a bu- litating personal contacts ivhic
siness or simply to organize a are always extremely ad.'antc,
work. the benefits of which will geous, would permit the person
S'affect- the entire community. The concerned to straighten out
-development of the country, its number of small questions su:
prosperity ,and its security rest ceptible to causing hitches whici
upon our industrial and commer- in the long run may become th
cial 'activities. In these days and object of serious reclamations.
times the world aims at a high These social meetings are s5
standard of living which can only much the more necessary sinci
be attained by a serious organiza- -its is always difficult to get Haiti-
lion of, work. ans to meet together in sufficient
HAITI SUN Sunday, February 23, 1958 1
tical and modern system, permit- rations. Long months often
ting them to find at any moment are necessary for the 'dve!
AT any document. In a great many ment and success of an ea..
nization, and cai even cause greit bureaux, the papers received and prise. .*;
i inconvenience to its development, expedited are thrown pele-meleI A theoretic knowledge, a'ge
e! It is not enough for an adminis- andi by hazard into a drawer, when cral idea of that which youlwiz
! t-arion to be efficient, that or-- they are not stuck up on an enor- to accomplish, and the desiy'ei
S i dcrs pzased be carried out to the mouas nail placed on a table or do well does not forcibly gu
* letter, or again that discipline fixed against the wall. Iantee success. There is always *a
'seems to reign everywhere. There To file letters, documents and few experience to be aequirer
a. must also be a precise system of other important papers, so that Ihich often costs dear. It w1 al.
i control established, and it must they are easily found for future ways be exact to say that.jt.i. .
- function honestly This brings us reference, has been the object of in working with iron that one fi i
a immediately to the matter of book- constant studies in the great ally becomes a blacksmith..
keeping hand files, world centers. Sums amounting to No matter what the importance
a- millions of dollars for scientific of the remarks we have just made
A well-kept accounting 'system research have been spent for the may be with regard to forminng"
" which reflects faithfully the ope- purpose of discovering the most companies, the dominating elemi
rations of an enterprise or of an adequate systems and methods of 'ent without which no enterprise,
e ur^nlza;on, .: of capital imnpor- filing, could be launched, is wCapital.'
L.a1nce. Hlowe, cr, it is 10ot rrC Generally, we do iot give en- In Haiti, it disguises itself in.
e that a business head erects him- ough attention to the importance rant dair. as soon as one
e el i, epert accoutan, and a- of files;' and think little of the has need of this, capital. To bri-g
ranges himself to upset the books means of properly protecting someone to invest his money in a'.
Shem.Too man p p liv it commercial or other corporation -
a ... ..- them.Too many neonne believe iit commercial or other corporation':
For hundreds ok years, com- numbers to discuss and make a ccorng s interests or his uffic to see that important is not an easy matter. On theo1
mercial associations and others decision in the interest of the col- capriciousness. Such accounting papers are placed in a drawer, a i cr hand our banks lend theoma
exist, in the world. The United lectivity. The impression is that documents which such a patron box or a trunk, in order not to ves with difficulty to this type
States, a relatively young country one fears being put face to face, submits to his book-keepers lack have to worry about them. What tr ansaction. We understand ea
is a striking example of what can or again one does not like to be coherence, clarity and precision. will be their ease in the future. ly that the individual who afti
be accomplished by men when told about things as they really SLilcI individuals are often taxed ,C pas zaf"-moin.. (that's not long years of work has been abi
they join their efforts, their are. One thinks perhaps a little "ith ignorance, but the hypothe- my business) say some with corn- to accumulate a few dollars an
-know how. and their funds for too much of the old adage which s5is of cupidity must not be elini- plaisanee. constitute a small capital, dot
-the purpose of developing the na- says: 'quatre g6 centre manto nated. We knew a business head Our business experience on a 'not wish to expose it in no mat
tural resources of their country cabas. (When four eyes meet the b 'o always boasted of being a large scale, in reality, dates no er what kind of business, no mat
and improving living conditions mantle falls). They usually finish formidable administrator. This more than forty-some-odd years, er what advantages it would seeim
'::i fellow-citizens, Ir metin v-"i: there is no extraordinary being who dreamed that is to say from the American tn offer. Our -Capitalist, wi
The idea of a corporation cai- other way out, and even in impos- often of being able to one day 'Occupation. Before this epoc, the listen to your proposal with a
not be propagated, imposed, ma. ing numbers. But, in advance they diectt the bare of the State, show- foreigner complete dominated ;air of distraction, will fix severe
terialized and made to meet the Ahave taken the precaution of or- yd you with pride two small note- our commerce. Our interminable rendez-vous with you to reconsi
terialzbd ad madeto met the-ave tken th precution f or-I intpiacedruthee councederhtheunaffairaff andan finallyywiwill .f61
acceptance of all if it is not ganizing small meetings in va- books which lie always kept in interior struggles placed the counter the affair and finally willtel
c according Itry in a state neighboring' Anar- "you t tt a joyous air that he is
sound, applicable and profitable. rious places during which evey- ais pocket, and wh'ch according hyou v.ith a joyous air that h
It is necessary also and this thing has een decided upon to him contained the aceountin9 chy which was not at all favor- already too old to expose tha
-It is necessary also and this thinghable to the development of Haiti- which he hqstaken so many
is extremely important that Those who have taken part wil of the commercial ente r p r is Lae n ts llpen f ati h ia he ho aen d an
those who' propose to put it into M,"I've at the assembly assured hwh le pretended to direct. One an commerce, asti es t to acie his favori
practice must be honest, serious, that their ideas will previal And la oLI man lInst his famous r fo in n ies as. t a hisao
we are forming companies, but' sport. Pyjamas and chaise-long.
fair and unselfish persons. In this certitude, which later will littlee notebooks and consoled him. -w refoi Andomn, bf no W. ea s ay hau-r of Coh
fact, any corporation which does become a reality, will permit them self rapidly enough But his part. an association is founded, one is tradJction that it woutd be easier
riot rest upon unalterable princi- to say with pride to all who ners arc still lamenting, for with skeptic as to its duration. It is to find a needle in a haystack
pies of honesty, frankness and full would -listen 5 nous foute regit the little notebook their money that in any organization a spirit t'libn i6 find a capitalist bent on
mesius. Y d ispeaed t ,,h cseo
collaboration, ll be condemned messieurs-a yo.. (we really fixed disappeared. It is the case of:,of tolerance, of abnegation and 'financing a business which appa.
sooner lati, tan" inevitable toseguys baille coup bli. pot marques selflessness must prevail. There rently seems a good affair.
failure. 3;1-3.6, :. ;,.: songe.. (a forgotten blow is re-ihas to be as we say here: tbou-' In order to enjoy a minimum ol
:. ... ,-Suppasig that this atmosphere called when you see the mark) nin bou santi,'. (hold your c'frt," life in "the modern
'l. ? J.. ni.bu snt' (h l your .' '. ; "
These fundamental principles Lwhe.ehone'sty, understanding anr In our country, we do not seem .ose and drink stinking water). ,times requires that we have cer-
do not eliminate tie 'neoesdty, f nrf.j 'arIss' created, it still rd- to have yet realized in a 'se-iorin : n .. is. neither wise nor reason- 'in object's nsidered as ndis-
the associates to be perfect a the biJ problem of direct, manner the enotmots importance able to think that profit can be Ipeiisable to' our material well-be-
the associates to be perfecthy.' thm a ne ... .... m p rt nc
abreast.of the business which the%; y ai '.ging the business of having at his disposal the files made, or capital invested be am- ing. Our nieans' do not always per-
'wish to undertake. The adnmils. ,that Wb' ft put on Aont correct. established according to a pracj ortized from the begiIfilhg pib1i- -;'. .ti.i.cd o. 'page 13)
..,,7 '~' ~ hsi not"*'* -'.,r "ar.L~. '. .
tratlon of an enteipfr.e, of an 'or- and itably. This i no
r'.- -.0- |
gaization, mSl'h fet to hhvas easye'in Haiti, and it may fI .... .....
.hazard and still lensktf the care. 'be said wiout hesitiation- ad- THE LEADER IN PROGRESS AND QUALITY
of amateurism. .. 1 ministrer:.':ct ion t bte c eha rgPeO GRESS
We observe certain attiyides, (To ru i.aV business is a head-
we listen to certain, talk *achlich ache). Indeed, in our com uniut o
causes Ls to believee th, often I rare are those who submit deot
Sthe entente cordial so necessary hbonne grAcel to the principles of
to the smooth running of an discipline, order and methodE o i
organizaMtionn, does not a wa which are at the basis of an eoii- r
exist among its members. cent administration Every body i .4 ? r f
However. they are often people want to play *gros N~gde. give' -k Z
who -havie known each other a orders. command and, abope aDl,'
long time and who have al ways to di nothing I s certain thatil U, -..... ,-i
gotted-iiong-e-ltently If it such an attitude can only cai,,s I.-
must -be admitted that a coatliet friction nmong the a.,sociate S
of interests may be the cause of slow-up the work, and so-,% confui
this detestable' friction, one must slon It must not lie (oerlooked
unfortuinatetythink of these stu- that the results obtairied by those
I The interior -workmianship of the 1957 STUDEBAKER is
pid pretentions, these fallacious grouping themselves to work tut TrneD
principles heritage of a past g are, without any doubt, (-_ the talented work of Master-Craftsmen who have faithfully 'S
charged with errors, and which really a working learn. but it i; -7 adapted the automobile to the ideal of modern lire. =
is used f6r convenience without above all the reflection of the STtDEBAKER has developed the conception of automo-
believing too much in them any-1 work and of the organization of bile comfort in keeping with the criteria of real elegance-
way. Also it would be desirableo a single man. ( Quite a number of factors will make you appreciate the
that outside of these general as-. t would be good to point out additional advantages offered you by STUDEBAKER, the car
semblies .and meetings of the here that to show too much cor- ( with the supreme economy of European motors.
Board of Directors, etc., that the, plaisance toward relatives, proi- The onlv American'ear-combining elegance and sturdiness
associates and members of anyJt ges, etc.... to grant advantages that l -ul',.ifforpmant for 1Q.17.
organization whatever hold meet, can seriously compromise Distributor in Haiti: Tipco (Place Geffrard)
ings as often as possible on a the good functioning of an orga-
Sunday, February 23, 1958
Canada Is Going
eLe Benjamin d'Haitib, singer
Guy Durosier is in demand this
While Canada is calling for
Guy to keep a pre-arranged date
in British Colombia it is repor-
ted that he is packing his win-
ter woollies for an engagement
Max Nargil formerly of Hotel
Riviera and El Rancho cabled
and also wrote to the Sun this
week that Guy had left him with.
a eTete charge when he failed
to appear at the last minute at
the new resort hotel in Harri-
son Hot Springs which- he now
An Upset Nargil wrote: I.1 am
flabbergasted and most disap-
pointed in what has happened,
why you are not here today to
appear in our copper room and
especially that you never let me
kncwv ..that you changed your
Explaining that the ticket had
been arranged through to Cana-
da and date of arrival set.while
his representative at the airport
really chilled his heels waiting
for the Guy who never arrived.
Mr. Nargil goes on to say he
was really left holding the bag
when specially invited newmen
where among the 300 guests on
hand to covet his opening night.
An embarrassed Manager feel
ing that the honor of all Haitian
artists is involved feels that
the situation can still be repair-
ed if Guy. and proceeds to Vancouver*.
ti Jerfph report
More than 27 years has elapsed since they met in the smoking room
of Lycee Anson de Sailly in Paris and George Gylla and Pierre
Chauvet over lunch at El Rancho Thursday confessed that they had
.,hanged little. Pierre Chauvet who will handle the affairs of The
West Indies and Caribbean Year Book in Haiti for George who is the
Representative in Jamaica has chanced slightly since Friday. Pierre.
now travelling on crutches broke his left foot last Friday "just walk-
ing around the houses.
George is with the Jamaican Gleaner's advertising dept. when he is
not hustling business for Thomas Skinner of London. He left Wed-
nesday for the D. R. and San Juan.
Tom Porter of the Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company- export
division is in town from'C, T, Mr. Porter is covering the -ground that
Ed Bahr polished up during the past decade. Mr. Fortune Bogat
Shasa rep. is doing the introducing.
x X x /
El Rancho's Wednesday night fashionshow featured the best from
Manhattan and.Haitian beauties. A super'blonde guest Jerry Miller
with a Ncrma Shearer shape shook the boys-out of their chairs. Eyes
bounced afh m., way to Bowen Field Thursday when Mrs. Miller ended
her four-day vacation here.
Back to ring-side watching the Senorita from Madrid is Joe Tala-
mas. Joe who was reported as having immigrated to Miami couldn't
standthe cold and is now back on the nite-club circus.
x X X
Talk of the Male population of town this week as two lovely Miami
Beach models Peggy and Carol smashing blonde and Brunnette.
They are guests at the Damballa Castle.
x x 'X
Doe Taicher is in town this week
x x x
As Haiti's Carnival ended, our local Chinese
quietly celebrated tle coming of the Year of
46568, according to the Chinese lunar calendar.
colony, twenty strong,
the Dog the year
Tourism figures show-there is an increase of tourists from Miami.
Reason given is the cold spell which is even giving the Sunshine
State It's quota of snow.
The famous Simador mixed Choir that launched its career at the
Villa Creole can now be heard at Ibo Lele.
A word frequently used around town these days is .carpetbagger*.
Th6 word that may soon enter the creole language is explained in the
dictionary : a wildcat banker ... ,a northern adventurer seeking to
profit from unsettled political conditions in the South
x x x
LARRY ALLEN, PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING CORRESPONDENT
of the Associated Press seems to go from one paeon of -praise to
another, as witness the A. P. *Lg. for 1957 in which writers are cited
for outstandhng'work during the year. Under the heading, *A.P. beats
for 1957., Lairry is commended for his story about the ousting of
Haitis Provisional President. And then he receives another super-
wronorable mention in -.Closeups of Hot Spots Abroad., for his re-
porting from Cuba, Haiti and other points in the Caribbean. Further-
more, the A. P. easily outdistanced, all opposition is its scoopcoverane
of the recent uprising in Venezuela.
X x x
Incidentally. thie big story in the U.S. at this time is about the in-
terest of the U.S. underworld in gambling in Cuba. A lot uf Johnny.
Come-Latelys are now appearing as by-line authorities on the subject.
but the 'first man to break the story weeks ago was that same
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Sunday, February 23, 1958-" HAITI SUN
The story could scarcely be sim- L
pier or more extraordinary. IIr II *
happened exactly a hundred years I
ago this month, when a girl called
Bernadette had gone gathering
firewood don, by the river just Soon the railway reached Lourdes.
beyond the town of Lourdes. deep and the dim little town, yawning
in the Pyrenees. Suddenly she away under its fierce castle, grew
heard the sound of wind and saw into ;he greatest center of popul-
the branches tremble, and imme- ar pilgrimage that Europe has
diately afterwards saw -a girl in ever known. This year perhaps
white, no bigger than myself. seven to eight million pilgrims will
tand she was fourteen) standing, visit Lourdes. A town whose nor-
burrounded by light, in the open- mal population is 16,000 becomes
ing of a grotto nearby. for six months in the year a sort
Sot pious Miami Beach, with its 600
Hotels and pensions, its 500 shops,
Eighteen times during the next a
.and a chaos in the streets that
six months 'the Lady' appeared recalls a Cup Final.
to Bernadette in the Grotto,
entrustng to her various messages: HOLY INGENUITY
.Penwae-e!, -Pray for sinners,.
'Drink of the waters. (and a
stream- began to flow). -Tell the
priests to build a chapel here..
And ;n March 25 she finally re-
vealed herself, in answer to Ber-
nadette's repeated questioning: l
am the Immaculate Conception.a
On July 16 she appeared for the
A PIOUS TOWN
No story could be better docu-
mented, for as the news spread
apd the crowds came, the civil
authorities began to take inicresL.
Bernadette was closely examined,
and the depositions are laboriously
detailed. She was not to be shaken
in a single particular. As for" the
Church authorities, they were cau-
tious, and only after a rigorous in-
vestigation did the Bishop of Tar-
bes, four years later, give judg-
ment affirming that.Our Lady had
indeed appeared to Bernadette and
that her testimony was true.
And o the pilgrimages
Lost 'in the crowds, the casual
visitor may wonder what it is all '
about. Impressed or appalled by
the catalogue of holy ingenuity- i
the alarm clocks that will awaken
you to the tinkling banality of the
I Lourdes hymn, the glass paper-
weights that send snow-showers
flurrying about the imprisoned
Virgin, the perversities of plastic I
turned to unimagined use- you ven over to tlhe Pilgrims and es- trol pale'before the pride of the
turned to unimagined use-- you
whoin teircentenary year, the new Basilica
may find it hard to remember Ber- specially to the sick, who, in their centenary year, the new Basilica
nadette. patience, are the privileged people cf St. Pius X. The intention was
of Lourdes. In a silence, broken I to provide a church to accommo-
But the answer, as at the beginn- only by the sound of,thousands of date the larger pilgrimages in bed
ilg, lies in two places: in the for- or the trundling of wheeled weather. but the architects soon
mr i'.:k-up where Bernadette liv- Istrctches to the baths, the 'kneel- realized that a free-standing buid-
ed in a single room with her fa- ito multitudcs seem in a rorpent ing'of the size required (to hold
mily, and above 'all in the Grotto to be back with Bernadette as she 25.000 people) on the only possi.
itself, which remains essentially knells at the entrance of the cave. ble site would throw the existing
unchanged. Here, quite simply, is The river still rushes by, and the churches, in their profusion of
a place of prayer unique among all empty meadows stretch away to Go'thic and neo-Byiantin' exube-
the holy places of Christen-dom. 1.the splendid Pyrenees beyond. rance, wildly out of balance. So.
This year Lourdes reaches the the basilica is being built under-
The uDomaine, the huge area climax of its fame, and in the ground, by excavating a. field at;
cornntaining the Crnttn and the IWairie itself one of the most for- ithe approach 1b the Domaine.
churches, was fortunately bought
by the Bishop in the early years.
Here there is no commerce of any
sort:'it is a strange kingdom, gi-
midably hideous buildings in a
town of architectural horrors) they
are busy with plans. But details
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Its construction has provided
engineers with fantastic problems.
with the danger of flooding from
the river close by and the difficul-
ties of ventilation and access.
Built of prestressed concrete, it is
a huge hangar of a place that has
sprung up (or, rather, down), in
littie over a year, thanks, to batta-
lions of Italian workmen whlo have
I been brought in to help. Inside
all' is plain, with no decoration ex-
cept that of the concrete walls
and the twenty-nine vast ribs to,
-support the .roof. A single central itions, there was the sitng ago-
Saltar will dominate all. When the ny of the asthma that Was -always
work is completed it will seem a with her, and worse, the malevol-
submerged ship, covered with ence of those who thought she
grass, only gently disturbing -the. should be mkde to suffer to keep
mildly municipal setting of lawns' her humble. But suffering is only
and trees. intolerable when it is borne..al-
one, and the final truth about
EVERY BED BOOKED Lourdes is that it is shared; even
pain can have its purpose..
Another new feature of Lourdes
is the Cit6 de St-Pierre, a group Dazzled by the din and the ne:
of simple stone buildings on a on lighting it is not easy to find
hillside outside the town to pro- the single symbol of water from
v ide for pilgrims who are poor. a rock -refreshment, rest-
Built by various national groups, which is what Lourdes is really
the Cit6 hopes to be able to take about. You may, indeed, reject it,
up to thousand people who will be but you can scarcely deny its pow-
asked to pay nothing at all. Thus er or indeed its purpose in the.
a hundred years afterwards the sort of world we know.
theme of poverty-and no one''
could have been poorer than Ber- (By ILLTUD EVANS, OP.)
nadette's parents-comes into its ..
own. The improbably named hotels
(Golgotha or Sept Douleurs, with -
tout confort moderne none te
less) are not going to feel the corn- SWISS WATCH
feet or the trundling of wheeled
stretchers to the baths, the kneel-
ing multitudes seem in a moment' ,
Page 7 : :.. -
to be back with Bernadette as she
knelt at the entrance to the cave.
petition, for every bed in tourdes
is booked until the centenary
year is over.
Pilgrims come principally from
France, of course, but in a recent
year Italy sent over 100.000, Ger-
many 64.000 and Great Britain 54,
000. The greatly extended airport
at Ossun will this year have regu-
lar services from America, Ireland
and England, though the sick must
necessarily come for the most
part by train. And it is they-and
nearly 30,000 are, registered at the
pilgrimage hospitals in an average
year--who declare the essential
meaning of Lourdes.
Frqm -the beginning the waters
were said to heal, but the mirae-
les that have. been recorded 'at
Lourdes -perhaps a dozen eases
since the war have survived the
stringent condi t i o n s for the
Church's recognition- are only
a footnote to its radical message
and are in any case no necessary
part of Catholic belief. But, un-
qestionably, hundreds of thie a-
vely ill have returned from Lour-
des with the joy of sudden ea4
inexplicable healing, and there .
can be no reckoning of thd im-
mense numbers of those, broken
in heart and mind, who have
found peace of soul at Lourdes..-.
If, in St. Augustine's words, .it is
I a greater miracle to convert a -
sinner than to raise a mqt- from
the dead,' .then Lourdes is c.qrr
ainly a miraculous place.
Confronted by the ranks of the -
crippled and the blind, or the bed- '
ridden in .he last'stages of can-..'
cer or paralysis, the casual 4islt,-.
or must pause .to wonder'what'*
strange hope it is that draws them'
here. Not merely the'hope "of
cure, for that in the knowledge, of
them all must be rare. Away
from the crowds, at night,An the
hospitals you can discern a mean-
ing deeper far than the spectac-
ular processions and the .splen-
dour of great occasions; You re-
turn in fact to Bernadette, who
Swas not promised happiness .in
this life.but only hereafter. For
Usher, in the' years after-the appar-
THE HAITIAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER
Community Weekly Published Sunday Morning
EDITOR-PUBLISHER BERNARD DIEDERICH
GERANT-RESPONSABLE PAUL E. NAJAC
WASTE NOT WANT NOT
- NO SUCH THING AS
Dear Sir :
,Last week, I came to Hail
see Carnival. I expected a g
With only twenty days of preparation, the people of Port- deal ana was not aeceivea.
au-Prince treated themselves and their visitors from abroad
to a Carnival display of enthusiastic and spontaneous inge- At my hotel, there was a co-
nutty. This year, Carnival was genuinely of cthe people, py of th e4Haiti Sun' of Febru-
those who make up 85% of our population., ary 16th in which your editorial
The creative genius and seemingly limitless capacity for discuss the comments of a Cu
hard work... perhaps our most precious natural resource ... ban priest about Carnival in Cuhat
of the Haitian people was ingenuously paraded for all to ap- yo had the goo a the
Iyou shared the gooa father's
preciate and enjoy. For this majority, Carnival was a beau-, fears that' Carnival might be a
tiful, unpkannr d triumi.h, of talented work over just plain morality,
lack of money. The chome-madeo improvisations became be- immodesty, andse for immorality, and
immodesty, and I~ndecency#~ and
lievable fun because those who danced, sang, played; mar- .an agent of exhileration which,
ched, and laughed... those who most profoundly recreated for a short time, give (s) zest to
Carnival in all its aspects ... did so with inexhaustible, though the body only to let it fall later
untrained, talent and exuberence. Into depressive sorrow.
Carnival is fine. It is fun. It is a wonderful part of our lives.
But, in-our general delight, let us not forget those who made well, this might be true for
this year's Carnival. Let us think about .them. They are im- Cuba about which I know not-
portant, important to Haiti. hinge, but, after three days of
S85% of the population, a creative, intelligent, hard-work- wacwling (alid taking part in)
ing 85%, may not be overlooked if Haiti is to move strongly the Haitian Mardi Gras, I
into the much vaunted future. Think how this creativeness, must say that any such fears
intelligence, and hard work might serve Haiti right now. for Haiti are quite unnecessary.
These ard the qualities we have. These are the qualities we What struck me most about
-must use and can use. Lcverything J saw and heard Was
This'natural energy is the means with which our Nation, tle unabashed, healthy, and
with intelligent planning, can work to rebuild itself. A nation really innocent exuberance of
can only be as great as the sum of the qualities of its people, the participants. There was vi-
We have what is necessary, including courage. Can any tality and joy, but nothing that
thoughtful and honest Haitian doubt that the waste of the even the most straight-laced per
past must stop so that the growth of the future may begin ? son could honestly call immo-
"_____ ___ ral, immodest, or indecent. In
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
18 February 1958
Dear Sir :
Last Friday evening, there
was on Plantation Dauphin Club
a big campfire in honor of Mr.
Donald J. Lungwitz, Manager
and Vice President of this com-
pany, %This campfire was orga-
nized by the troops scouts of
Dauphinb, because Mr. Lungw-
ltz was elected member advisor
in The Haitian National Comi-
tee of Scout d'Haiti. Those cbm
missioners scouts : Luc Cena-
tus, Edgar Orlando, Max Mani-
gat took speech in view to
thanks Mr. Lungwitz for the
multiple services he render for
the Haitian boys scouts, princi-
pally... the house of Dauphin in
the area of Biczntenaire will be
thanks to Mr. Lungwitz the
first nice and clean Scout quar-
ters the Haitian movement scout
has ever got.
You will be so kind Mr. the
Director to put this in correct
English for m' and give it pu-
blication in your next emission
newspaper of Haiti Sun. I shall
be grateful to you.
The Commissioner: Ed. Orlando
fact, my greatest pleasure came
with the realization that some-
where in our cacr-sophisticated
twentieth century world people
knew the meaning of real, joy-
To conclude, may I say not
to worry about everyone fall.
ing into depressive sorrow'.
This is not my first visit to
your country; at any time of
the year, music, laughter, and a
native delight in just being ali-
ve are a marvelous part of the
Yours for bigger and better Car
Sunday, February 23, 1958
i TOO MUCH ICING
With concerted efforts to make population, but prosperity makest-
tourism our number one industry, Florida's population an asset. Mr.
is the Nation putting all her eggs Bonner can cite retail spending,'
in one basket? It is time, while home construction, and bank depo -
there still is time, to ponder this sits (not of tourist money but of
question. 'home-grown financial strength) '
John Bonner, 'The Miami He- as a reflection of income. We can
rald's. financial editor, has made only cite population problems that :
a searching inquiry into whether 'make a list too well known to re-'
tourism is a fickle or a steadfast 'peat.
lover. 'This matter of tourism', Florida is a national leader iii
asked Bonner, 'is it a fickle lover .-new, non-tourist industry with its
which loves us in good times but natural corollary of high employ-
leaves us flat in bad, or' is it a ment and high wages. What is Hai-.
.stea4fast lover which iwU] stay ti doing about extensive new, non-. "'
with us for better or worse?... in- tourist industry.., and redevelop-
trigues us immensely., ment of present industry.., that
'For there is a large, skeptical will make her population an asset?
body of economists... who hold Flourishing industry and a pros-
that our economy is so tourist-bias perous population may go hand in
ed that any national business hand in Florida, BUT NE17HER
slump will virtually wipe us out. ONE DEPENDS DIRECTLY ON
And there is a big body of iniorm- TOURISM. This.,is certainly the
ed economists... who feel that our most important conclusion for our
economy is not only solid apart consideration.
from tourism but that tourism it- Florida is prosperous in spite of.
self is a 12 month phenomenon, this winter's cold weather and na-
an integral, built-in part of our tional recession, both of which
economy, and that, while the re- kept tourist home in.drastic num-'
cession might hurt us, our scars bers. When tourists do not come
won't be so deep as the nations-, to Haiti... and we cannot expect
Mr. Bonner goes on to say that an them forever to arrive in droves,
economic crucible which will de- 'especially all ,'thie year p-ound,...
cide which of the theories is right what do we have to sustain OUR
now seems to be apparent for Flo-1 economy? Thoughtful study of this
rida. past year in Haiti (a non-political
As one of the most tourist cons- study, may we suggest) may be
cious parts of The United States, painful but illuminating.
Florida can well serve as both a
warning and an example to Haiti.
Although tourism is the best
known factor of Florida's econo-
my, this progressive state has
been busily strengthening other
important -props- of its economy.
Mr. Bonner agrees that the 'Re-
sort Factor' is vital but also takes
a careful look at Population and
Industry which combine with the
'Resort Factor* to make the three
main -props- of Florida's econo-
mic life. N
The booming populationof -The
Sunshine State. ranks as the thir-
teenth of the forty eight. No one
can question the growing Haitian
Although an agreable lover, tou-
rism IS fickle. For Florida, Mr.
Bonner can make happy compari-
sons that lead him to agree with
a Miami economist who said that-
vTOURISM IS THE ICING ON
OUR CAKE... but even without.
the icing the cake's still good,.
Haiti can only realize that she:
'hasn't got much of a cake and
that, like a shortsighted child, she
is concentrating too much on the
icing. Haiti must realize.., before
she has eaten all the icing and
found the deception.., that now is-
the time to start preparing the
finest ingredients for a good cake.
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HAITI EXPERIMENT IN TROPICAL MALNUTRITION-PRODUCES A NEW APPROACH
In the story of the building of ing attempted in some countries i t
the Panama Canal, students of to eliminate this inadequacy.) t
history may read a meaningful <,In parts of tie tropics where 1
lesson in the kinship between the live weight of cattle is low, i
science and progress in the tro- j milk yields are likewise low. f
pics. Until Dr. Gorgas cleared Where better supplies of milk
the Isthmus of yellow fever and ;;re available, farmers usually t
malaria, sickness smothered all prefer to sell the milk rather c
attempts to link the world's two dihAl t-j use it or give it to their p
great oceans, child:;on; whi!e in. other regions, f
The story of Dr. Gorgas and because the milk is so highly" .1
the Panama Canal is not with- contaminated, severe gastroin-
out its modern-day c ou n t er- testinal infections frequently re
parts. In recent years, medical suit from feeding it to infants, i
teams armed with antibiotics A formidable obstacle to milk
have begun to cut down the toll consumption in some countries
of mass disease which has stym- whcre it is available is its high t
ied the social and economic pro cost. In those countries where r
gress of tropical regions for cen milk has been distributed free c
turies. Yet there remains one to mothers and children as part (
strong link in what has been cal of nutrition improvement pro- t
led the .misery-go-round of tro grams, it has become a serious b
pical life- the chain of disease, financial burden to the govern-
poverty, underproduction, igno- ments.
rance malnutrition, and more *A formidable obstacle to I
disease, milk has been attempted by cer (
For despite the' giant strides tain agencies in various tropical s
made toward erasing infectious countries It is seldom realized i
diseases, two out of three hu- 'that deficiencies can result, ho- t
mans still subsist on near-star- wever, whdn .such milk is the r
nation diets. Malnutrition in the principal or sole food of the in-
tropics remains one of the most fant. When planning to impove
formidable obstacles to pro- the nutrition of tropical child-
gress. Not only in small villages, ren or to correct chronic prot- P
but in many urban centers, ein malnutrition in children it i
man's most dire shortage is pro- should be noted that dried milk,
tein. even when stored in cans (it is
This lack has been detatiei Aften stored, in large paper card
recently by Dr. Elmer H. Lough board drums) at ambient tempe
lin of the New York Medical Col ratures may lose three-quarters
lege, specialist in tropical medi- of its biological value within a 1
cine ioted for his cooperative year. This loss is chiefly in ami-
work with health officials in no acids- some of the acids are c
Haiti in campaigns aimed at destroyed and others become '
stamping out mass infections biologically unavailable and
such as yaws. For his work over in certain vitamins, particularly
.the past decade, Dr. Loughlin Pyridoxine. I
was awarded the decoration of In view of all these obstacles,
Chevalier in the Legion of the Dr. Loughlin believes that sup-
Order of Honor and Merit by plementing the diets of tropical
the Haitian Government. children with growth-promoting
substances may provide a new
TABOOS, POVERTY, AND pathway toward solving some of
PROTEIN the problems brought on by lack
sAdults of the tropics, *says of nutritious food. Such supple-
Dr. Loughlin, generally consu- ments, he says, would seem to
me -starchy diets grossly inade- be the most direct, the least
quate in protein. Diets of many costly, and the most easily pro-
children in tropical areas are duced,transported, supplied and
likely to bq markedly deficient distributed media for correcting
in both calories and protein.' economically and practically the
Dr. Loughlin continues : common growth and develop-
*Taboos in various tropical mental disorders of many tropi-
countries further undermine nu- cal children.I
trition. Protein of animal orig- CONFIRMED- A LONG-HELD
in. (e.g., meat, fish, or fertili- SUSPICION
zed chicken eggs) is not eaten In line with this aim, Dr.
by orthodox Hindus. In many Lioughlin recently undertook lar
regions of Africa, tribal taboos, g"-sca!e studies in cooperation
forbid mothers to eat certain 'th tlhe Haitian government in-
. fish, eggs, and chickens. In ",l'hng 672 pupils at a primary
some place, cattle are consider- school in a rural town near
ed as measures of wealth, and Port-au-Prinpe. Working with
except for special feasts, are not Dr. Loughlin in designing the
slaughtered for food. In many study and in analyzing results
parts of the tropics, farmers sell I wvas Dr. Norman C. Wetzel, Cle-
cattle and seldom' use them for I land pediatrician and nutrit-
their own food requirements,. ionist and pioneer in child
eIn coastal strips, where fish growth and development
is eaten, animal protein as well Dr. Loughlin's medical team
as total protein intakes are in the field included the Hai-
much higher and deficiency dis- tian physicians Dr. Louverture
eases, therefore, are less corn- Alcindor and Dr. Aurele A. Jo-
mon. However, in many tropical seph.
areas where transportation fact Results of the year-long Haiti
lilies are lacking, little fish is research confirm a suspicion
eaten except occasionally for held by medical specialists for
imported expensive salt or dried many years : under appropriate
fish. (Pond culture of fish is be- conditions, Terramycin stimula-
es growth gains in children af- urces of the most important Analysis of the Wetzel grids
licted with simple growth fai- '" these .'building blocks.v Thus,, for the entire year showed that
uire and acts much as. it does a child on a cereal diet is more children in all of the treated
n increasing the growth ol'-Iike'y t0 be undernourished groups riade greater recovery
arbm animals and poultry, than another on a meat diet. than those in the control group.
In addition, the study showed Studies have shown that the Children who received 30 mg.
hat the amino acid lysine pro- addition of lysine as a diet sup- of Terramycin a day showed the
luces gains when given as a sup plement results in improved greatest improvement, the lysi-
p)ement to children suffering growth in humans. Dr. Anthony ne group ranked second, and
mdm growth failure. A. Albanese of St. Luke's Hos- children who were given 10 mg.
ANTIBIOTICS AND GROWTH p tal in Greenwich, Connecti- of the antibiotic ranked third.
Ever since the chance disco- cut, for example, has found I Dr. Wetzel, noted especially
%'cry that traces of antibiotics that lysine speeds the growth" for his pioneer studies in the ef
n rations promote-extra weight of infants and raises the hemo- fects of vitamin B-12 on child '
gains in farm animals and pol- globin and protein content of -growth in the United States, ex
ry, tlese agents have been by their blood, plained that the design of he
Lio..sands cf farmer.-3 to speed STUDIES IN HAITI study insured statistical accura-
nillicns of head of livestock, Thus, because Terramycin and cy and avoided preconceptions
chickens and turkeys to market lysine appear to help the body and prejudices on the 'part of
on less feed. Most widely used make better use of protein these any of the, participants.
today are the broad-range anti- twj substances were chosen by INTO THE FUTURE'
biotics such as Terramycin. the two American physicians Exactly how the antibiotic ac-
More obscure has been the and their co-workers in Haiti in complish their growth-prompt-
-c.e of antibiotics in human nut- the hope of obtaining better nut ing feats is still being studied
-itiori, owing chiefly to the lack rition from the protein-poor by nutritionists around the glo-
of large-scale, closely-controlled diet of tropical children. Their be. But the fact now has been
studies. A few recent investigat- efforts proved successful. established that under' appropri
ions, however, have indicated As a locale for the study, the ate conditions, one antibiotic at
he potential usefulness of Ter doctors chose a region of Hal- least-Terramycin- does stimu-
'amycin as a nutrition supple- t 's CUL DE SAC plain where late growth gains 'in children
nent for humans. In December, malnutrition is a constant "bur- afflicted with. simple growth
1953, Dr. H. R. Litchfield of den of the inhabitants.. Before-' failure and acts much as it does
Beth-El Hospital in Brooklyn, any treatment was begun, each in increasing the growth of
Mew-York, reported that normal of 672 children from the Ecole i"farm animals and poultry.
infants given 50 mg. of Terramy du Charlatin de Marcadieu was The meaning of these findings,
yin daily for six months or a carefully measured periodically in terms of solutions to malnu-
year showed "slight increase in for six months by Dr. Loughlin tritidn in food-poor regions,, is,
weight and height.* and his co-workers, who forward 'still. not entirely.. 'clea:' Dr.
Dr. M. Negri, staff physician ed tie height and weight mea- Loughlin and his co-workers are
at the pediatric clinic of the surements to Dr. Wetzel and his now continuing their studies in
University of Milan (Italy), stu- biorretricians. The Cleveland Haiti using the same groups of
died the effects of small doses .roup. in turn, plotted these ob- children. Aid, perhaps most im
if Terramycin in 59 healthy and servations step by step on indi portant in ,the long run, their
dystrophic (nutritionally defec- vidual Wetzel grids, originally research serves as another hope-
tLive) infants. He reported that designed and now widely used ful symbol that the 20th centu-
breast-fed and dystrophic bar- as an accurate means for meas- ry challenge of mass starvation
bies showed no unusual increa- during child growth and develop Is not being left unanswered.
se in weight, but bottle-fed ba- meant,
bies gained significantly. Periodic analysis of the charts t "T '
Dr. R. S. Satoskar of the throughout the six months sho- "
Seth G. S. Medical College in wed that many children suffc-, -
Bombay, Indian, reporting re- red transient growth slumps. '
sults in a group of medical stu- Their charts improved tempora
dents given daily doses of Ter- rily when the region's sugar,
ramycin, concluded that antibio crop was being harvested and 'U ..
tic supplementation seems to be more food became available., 1 $' *
of importance in diets lacking amongg the group, however, 64. K 7 .
in protein (especially animal pupils were found to be'.in ade- ..
protein). The study suggests finitely established -gr6wth fail- .
that Terramycin may increase urea, a -prolonged period in .
the body's ability to utilize pro- which the child shows do signs
Lein in the diet.: of gaining his expected level.
LYSINE-BUILDING BLOCK In thli second phase of the
OF PROTEIN ,tudd,' those 64 pupils were di- 4 .
Lysne s oe o th 22ainnoLES PLUS BLLES -MOAIMUS
Lysine is one of the 22 amino vided into fuur groups. For the AL U IENI'EiS
acids which make up all prot- next six months, two of the HAITIENN'E
eins, and one of the eight des- groups were given Terramycin, CiK.|.| OU [llK^
cribed as *essential* because one received 50 mg. a day, the
they cannot be synthesized by other 10 mg. a day. The third PLACE GEFFRARD '
the human body in needed group received one gram of ly- G F
amounts. Animal proteins are sine daily. The last group ser-
better than plant proteins as 'ed as a control.4
2 ITS RA.M.BOCHE TIME!
A NEW SHOW
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Sunday, February 23, 1958
fRT& CURID iOP
Whlch has the best imports from all the corners of the world. You can save up to 6C'o
from U.S. prices with your duly free Rllowance of $200. over 48 hours and $500 over
129 days outside U.S.A. Fisher's will be a realsh6pper's paradise. Not only free port prices
but modest mark-up, because everything isconeentrated in one large building. Are your
biggest assets in buying at Fisher's.
Sunday, February 23, 1
1 C -
Fisher's. the American's favorite shop whiej.
all prices are clearly marked on every itQ e 1..
Where a well-trained and courteous staff wi.
help you to solve your shopping problems.
Where eliecks and foreign banknotes are accea
led, and your purchases shipped. We will gladly#
give you free information about U.S. custom re
gulations and shipping costs.
MAIN FLOOR OF FISHER'S SHOPPING CENTER
uucrljin Liberty of London Fabrics
BItoultod and Pftrrin Gloves lIawick
. ,eotland Cashmire Sweaters --- Lubin
,Wmluciai Weil Knize Griffe Perfumes
Vapoleon Godet --- Louis De Salignic Cognacs
Varquis DeC Montesquieu Armagnac De Kuyper
LMqueurs Aalbor Aquavit Danish Poree-
lains iad ilver" Spalding of England
.,. 1 .. -
TIll BEST NAMES 1N
Liqueurs Brandies -
Art Porcelains ,
tiing & bruendaiil
Royal Vincuna Augarten
Laliquc and bohemian Crys-
Marcel Frank Atomizers
Sisal Shoes Bags
THE WORLD FAMOUS EMBROIDERY FLOOiz
COMPLETELY AIR CONDITIONED
THE MAHOGANY AND NATIVE liANJDICL.ITS FLOOR
Ilaitian Embrolderrd Dresses Blouses skirts
- men's sdhirts Cuban Guavabera Shirts -
Italinan Silk Searve- Swiss ITandkerchlefs -
M"able I.inens BradeIil B'a4 Petit-point Bags
- Cashmire Stx;alrrs Pirrin Cl-,,. IJher
Maiogauy quality goods from our own workshops
Sisal and Straw goods .-- Vodoo Drums Dolls Hats
It-ecnrd% Beooks Filmr Place Mata
Sunday, February 23, 1958
Rags To A
Police throughout the world are hunting ,iaionsieur Jo-
seph)), the fabulous Bessarabian businessman who signs do-
cuments with a triple X, a.iswers to eleven aliases ... and
owes the French Government about $ :3,090,000. The Surete
believes he is hiding in Latin America, where he probably
has fat bank accounts, or in Switzerland, where he has' va-
luable international contacts. The last time 01l. Joseph)
went underground just after the war, a collaboration
charge hung'like a sword above his balding head he aban-
doned his multi-millions and lived in a U.S. camp for dis-
4M. Joseph, is only one of the
myriad names which tag him in
Europe, but the bulky files of-the
French Ministery for the Interior
tell the true sfory : Joseph Joano-
vici, Stateless, rag-picker a n 1
scrap-dealer turned millionaire.
The files also tell details of his
latest nick-name: The world's
Almost illiterate, the long-nosed
roly-poly businessman left a
cheeky note for the Ministry
when he sdeaked away from his
- prison- town of Mende in South-
ern France a few weeks ago. The
note, ci-awled in crude French by
llis r.-.:rin lho filled hib empty
pockets by scavenging among rub-
bish clumps and through vast
metal deals with the Germans,
announced: -1 am leaving the
country to make some money .
and pr.y my debts. .
And he disappeared, owing thoe I
Government about $3 million.
Pay his debts? There are few
optimists who believe .M. Jo-
seph. will voluntarily show his
face in France again.
But, they quickly point out,
nothing is impossible in the fa-
bulous financial world of this fat
little man who calculated a few
years ago that he would have to
live for another 120 years and
pay 120,000 francs each day to
settle his account with the French
Last heard of, M. Joseph. was
crossing the frontier into Switzer-
land with -a glamorous young Pa-
risian blonde: His life story is
,. o: lh tclli..- :
It started, the Government re-
cords relate, in 1925 when Joann-
vici 21, married and penniless
- walked into France from Ki-
Before that,. nothing is known.
Ii Paris, Joariovici searchers
dust bins and rubbish heaps, proh-
inches, And A
ing the muck with a long hook
for rags worth salvaging ... for
scraps of metal worth melting.
It was a grubby existence, but
Jo3novici had a young bride and
no other developed talent for
making a living.
Within two years-he had rented
two storage sheds and was acting
as middleman for the army of
rag-pickers in Paris, and ihe smel-
ters. The business expanded, and
three years after he walked into
the country penniless, the illite-
rate Bessarabian had six emplo-
yees and a six-million franc turn-
When war broke out, Joanovici
had erected a business empire
from scraps and boasted an an-
nuial turnover of 15 million francs
... prewar, solid francs. It was a
Teamed with Enemy-
Joanovici enlisted, but his pa-
triotism lasted only for the short
period between the German inva-
sion and total occupation. Then
he watched the lowering of the
tricolour and teamed up-with the
What happened in the next few
years caused a scandal in postwar
Through giant business deals
with the enemy ... through con-
tacts in the Gestapo and corrupt-
ed sections of the free police, problems with the Gestapo.
Joanovici became one of the
most influential men in the coun-
try. And one of the wealthiest.
His power remained in the early
postwar period, for more than a
year after the liberation, because
he had conveniently and cunning-
ly changed horses as the war for-
tunes altered. After the war, he
became enmeshed in vast curren-
cy and blackmarket deals invol-
ving sterling pounds and U.S. ma-
The empire of .M. Joseph, ex-
ploded in 1947 when the Interior
Minister of the day (M. Dupreuxj
called a Press conference dur-
ing a two-day newspaper strike,
strangely nd announced, with
typical Gallic overstatement, that
athe very life of France's Fourth
Republic is being threatened-.
SStrong words, but the career of
the tubby Bessarabian demandeJ
His principal act of collabora-
tion was through his peacetime
business of metal dealing. M Du-
preux estimated that Joanovici's
turnover during the German occu-
pation was nearly $50 million.
His frahc-dripping wealth at the
start of the war enabled him to
bribe the German authorities into
classifying him, as an Aryan; and,
after that, there were were no
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,cM. JOSEPPH .
is He in Haiti?
Despite his illiteracy, the -Ger-
mans recognized his dynamic bu-
siness ability and made him head
man in the purchasing machine
in France in 1942. Finally, he was
in charge of all metals transac-
tions, and is this job Joanovic
made his wartime fortune.
The last accurate reports show-
ed he made $1.500.000 from sal-
vaging the scuttled French. fleet
Throughout the war, Joanovici
maintained contact with the Ges-
topo in the Rue Lauriston torture
centre in Paris, but aft6r the war
he was saved from the hangman's
noose because of his assistance to
the Resistance movement.
It was a strange role that -ML
He quaffed champagne with
gauleiters, was the peer in the
French business circles, did busi-
ness frankly with the Germans ...
and at the same time financed the
He could walk into the Gestapo
headquarters.and receive a warm
reception ... and find tiTe to or-
ganize a small. boat service to
carry Maquis operators across the
Neither motive,'found-roots- in
(ConZimned on page .'12)
. -. /
SRAGS TO RICHES
And A 3 Millions-Dollar Debt
patriotism. M. Joseph, was sim-
ply playing it safe.
The fantastic and delicate dou-
ble-deal paid off when the Ger-
mans were driven from France
and the savage, bloody hunt for
collaborators swept the country.
M. Joseph, pointed to his Re-
sistance record ... and the hun-
ters moved on. He was later to
claim, when the hounds doubled
back on the scent, that when he
trafficked with 'the Germans a
third of the profits were churned
back Into assisting the Jews and
SAt the end of the Occupation,
he &enounced the infamous Bony-
Laffont .gang which betrayed
Members of the Resistance to the
Gestapo. Both Bony and Laffont
were dielcuted after the Libera-
tion and another redhering fea-
ther went into Joanovici's cap.
Then he 'moved into the black-
market business with American
surplus war materials and was
named as the head man in the
fir-reaching currency r a c k e t
through which Britain and Fran:
ce lost millions in pounds and
*M. Joseph. smoked long ci-
gars, drowned his fat stomach
in champagne, drove around Fran-
ce in his fleet of ten cars.
In 1946, the Fraud Department
of French Customs'became suspi-
cibus of a sale involving thou-
sands of American car tyres. And
the search led to Joanovici.
' To proclaim his honesty, Joano-
vici showed his Resistance Medal
to'the investigators but, this time,
his shqw of patriotism didn't stop
the hunt. The fraud detectives
probe4 deeper, apd the full Joano-'
vici story was uncovered. -
SThe collaboration with the Ger-
mans, which gave him a fortune
estimated up to $ 60 million at the
end of' the war ... the currency
deals ,... the black-market empire
... his tie-up with corrupt gendar-
One of his police spies tipped
Joanovici off when the net began
to close and he fled.
Accusation followed accusation.
He was alleged to have smuggled
arms to Jewish terrorists in Pales-
tine after the war ended. Some-
one recalled that Joanovici's car
had been used in the murder of
a Resistance worker in a wood
near Paris'during the Occupation.
Haunted over World-
Then M. Dupreux made his pu-
blic condemnation of Joanovici ...
and he was hunted throughout the
world. There were reports that he
was hiding in England. A watch
was kept 6on a friend named Soho
Fifi in London. Airports were
Watched in Ireland.
In November 1947, Joanovici
gave himself up, drank a bottle
of ehmpagne with Paris' police
and thUn marched off to bthe cells:
The 'aendarmes discovered he
a jrom page 11)
had been living a frugal life,
masquerading in a U.S. Displaced
Persons' camp in Germany.
In the typically slow manner of
French justice, Joanovici waited
in the cells for 18 months before
facing the courts on the charge
of collaboration ...-. 'Economic Col-
laboration. as it was called. Fi-
nally it was described as 'acts to
the prejudice of the National de-
On July 20, 1949, after a two-
week trial, the Court sentenced
him to five years jail, fined him
$ 1800, confiscated property worth
$ 150,000 and also condemned him
to 'national degradation for life-.
(Which banned him from a pu-
blic post affer his release from
During his detention, Joanovici
faced a 'succession of court accu-
sations. He was sentenced to three
months' jail for a breach of the
exchange law, was fined $150 and
had property worth $3,300 con-
On another occasion he was
charged for his postwar black-
.market dealing and fined $ 600.
The property confiscated order
in this ease amounted to $ 18.000.
But it was the French Profit-
eering Commission which struck
the hardest blow At a meeting in
Paris, the Commission probed
Joanovici's business methods and
announced its fantastic decision
Joanovici was to, be fined, in
the from of confiscation $ 800,000.
The fine was to be taxed at 300
per cent and the sum to be in-
creased by the interest if it were
paid in instalments. The total,
The one-time rag-picker appeal
ed, and in 1955 the profiteering
commission reviewed its decision.
This time it announced two flat
tines amounting to $2,880,000.
The courts picked his bones
again, this time for having 'work-
ed. with the enemy. Because he
was considered to be responsible
for money having passed to the
Germans, Joanovici was fined
$564,000. This was reduced to
$81,000 ... and 4M. Joseph, paid.
To Latin America-
On the second exchange breach
charge he was fined $ 1,500 and
handed a confiscation order for
In prison, the vast war-time for-
tune disappeared. Some say it was
smuggled out of France and into
some Latin American Bank.
Others say Joanovici turned it
over to business associates who
lost it in legitimate deals.
On August 24, 1951, when' the
prison doors were thrown open
Joanovici told reporters. .1 have
my shirt, but no francs..
The French Government wanted
to deport him, but Joanovici had
no country of his own.
He was banished to Mende, and
ordered: 'Be there in 48 hou-s
and stay there.. In the moun-
tain town, Joanovici booked into
a room at the Hotel Paris and
Sunday, February 23, 141
started to rebuild his empire.
Nothing was done about the
'vast fine imposed by the Profit-
eering commission, but the Trea-
.sury demanded payment of the
$285,000 fine for his currency
In monthly instalments he re-
duced the debt to $231,000 by
June 1957, but the July payment
wasn't made. Joanovici promised
to pay the July, August and Sep-
tember sections of the debt in one
cheque. Apparently, his enormous
coffers ran dry because early in
October Joanivici disappeared.
This was his balance sheet:
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He left behind him a legend of
fantastic business ability. This
was proved beyond doubt by his
ability to pay off $ 171,000 AFTER
leaving jail as penniless as when
-he arrived as a Bessarabian mi-
grant 32 years ago.
And eveiy penny was made
from the small room in the Hotel
Paris, Mende. Under strict police
surveillance, Joanoviei started to
build up his metal dealing empire
over the telephone, with one se-
The calls went out to all parts
of the world ... New York ... Chi-
cago ... Paris ... Marseilles ... Ber.
lin London ... Antwerp.
The bill averaged more tha
S 100 a v.-week. After he began
business from the hotel room, th
postal staff at Mende was ine2as
c(d to handle Joanovici's huge"b
On January 1, each year, th
man who made and lost a fo
tune from picking dust bins wouA
*send each female postal workeri'a
ease of nylon stockings. .
This year, there was no pre-
Joanovici was onu the run .
with a young blonde from Pain-
His wife died in 1949 while Joanri
vici was in jail. An unknown guXt.?
man shot her dead in a Parisi
(From a London CorresptL).
y and -
)IS ROYAL DUTCH
ST ~~AlIrLINE S -4.
JOSEPH NADAL and Co. DISTBIBUTEUBS
Sunday, February 23,' 1958
(Continued from page 4)
mit us to purchase them cash and of pnmnan;i nrnT.. ....n '^; Tr
we solicit a credit which is often in our trials at forming associa-
granted us. according to a sales tions and companies, the condi
system -4 temperament.. This lions are not always favorable, we
mode of sales which has become must not be discouraged. Let us
.extremely popular in Haiti over remember always: oque la pers6-
some time, often handicaps the v6rance vient 6 bout de tout..
operations of the business man (that perseverance will bring its
who is obliged to finance them reward).
.with an inadequate capital. If for Before terminating this subject,
any reason whatsoever, collect- we would like to speak of em-
ions become difficult, he is oblig- 'ployees, salesmen, etc..., the know
ed to limit his operations, not..dis- ledge; honesty and devotion to
posing of sufficient funds to' fin- his employer are indispensable to
ance them and run the business smooth functioning of any orga-
at the same time.' nization. '
The existence of Credit Bank
institutions would definitely be The type of organization which
able to eliminate this inconveni- we meet often, here,, is the kind
ence. 16 that may be called -irregular.. In
Apart from the financial aspect of this type of organization, instruc-
credit, there is much to be said on (ions do not always come direct-
the manner in which it is granted, ly from the boss, but through a
especially since there is no rational 'clan, system, 'which is insensib-
means of getting information on ly installed in the enterprise.
the solvability of the client. At Without in many instances real-
the International Club of Comm- izing it the patron loses all direct
erce, we have often spoken of the contact with his employees and
necessity of creating a bureau the 'elan, leader becomes effect-
capable of furnishing correct infor ively their "boss,. Considerations
nation on any individual solicit- of a social order always being at
ing credit. But we 'have also re- the basis of the formation of the
alized the enormous difficulties 'clan., it is always proper to con-
with which such an organization suit one's leader before making
would be faced in our community, any changes affecting the em-
We know that here the situation ployees.
of persons is often extremely The greater number ot em-
-mobile,. This is doubtless due to ployees a devoted to the esa-
,, .,. ployees are devoted to the esta-
our economic instability, and to blishment which employs them
,, blis~hment which employs them
the hazards of politics. In fact, an even show an excess of zeal.
., ; ,and even show an excess of zeal.
Ihe -Monsieur who yesterday had If sometimes they can be taxed
been refused a credit of $10.00
been refused a credit of $10.00 with negligence it is because we
may today be: "nan ion gro pla, i-o n t yet have institutions
ce, (have a big job) and from I
w heree they may receive adequate
this fact become a very interest- .
mdyea.si .training which -would. permit them
ing':.lIeit to -whom one m ay. easi--" '"e. i .no
nto do their task well. There is no
ly 'sell for $2,000.00 -sans cinq i d 'tis 'biir""
ly sell for 2,000.00 sans inq doubt that the country is progress-
cobs cash, (without a penny
d n). .'.:.. f.... "r .. ...ing sloyly", but tJsurely i T 3heZdeve7:
down). LA. ; r. .f .- ..s:. .,- .,. ,
".:- t( .:', -, i' lmennht. of our naura!.rlAsout'e,
-We -haMv Jusd ,exami4e4 ; which is' beginning .,t .shb .t :q
essentzaliTiCd lstnderlyjig 't feet is -sure' iSring a consier-
fouIndation and gvod func ioin bc blnprovementtq our nti'al
N V. )^ i i.. o"7 r
The AJlMst &Exch&te oKfcaton-
(EfaIzng Thtr Xicomoatle, Measu
saookAiV t6 Oay het enrte City,
'ae Valey 4 CanapeVt and the
tovLc tan S.
Seden Afflktes f om PonRTu9O.PsNCOU
UN)EiE SAME E MANAEMENTAS HOTEL CHOUCOUN
economy, and this should make
"4ur capitalists less skeptical..%
S(Translated from the Freich
text of. ft.':.:Bogat's 'gpeqoh .'dip-
ered at the Wednesday luncheon
of the Club International de
Commerce, Feb. 13. 1951
Philippe: J :Craan, .s>n,.of Mr.
and Mrs.' lulien Craah, or.rPort-
Au-Prince e-who is a student 'at
Hamilton College in Clinton,
New York. was recently received
as a memlier of the Emerson Li-
terary Society of the establish.
Imcnet, at a special ceremony.
iYoung Craan, a graduate ot
thie Centre d'Eludes Seconda,-
res. at Port-au-Prince, began his
studies at Hamilton in Septem-
,ber of last year lie was recei%-
Sed in the school's Flaternity,
With his membership to become
permanent this. Fall when he
completes his first year.
Four-room fui-nished house in I
Desprez for rerin. Apply Haiti
New modern bungalow for
rent at Frere. Only few minutes
from Petionville over fine new
Classical Greek in Haiti
When Keats came out with his Ode
to a Grecian Urn. he was reflect-
ing what generations of people
have felt over thousands of years.
Namely, that the Greek artisans
of the B. C. period had a definite
feeling for sculpture and art
work destined to make their
designs last through the ages.
Keats says no more than you or
I think today when we see the
lovely Grecian things available at
La Belle Creole... but granted he
says it so much better. Neverthe-
less. he doesn't mean it any more.
For we too can appreciate the
simple, classic, timeless beauty of
the Grecian plates and accessory
prices on display. The same styliz-
ed design of the hunter, the
Goddess, or the lovely maiden is
jusi as enchanting today as it was
when it 'first was created. And
the nice part.of it all is, we don't
have to travel all over the world
to find such gems, we have but
to shop on the Rue Bonne Foi at
La Belle Creole to find these trea-
Notice the stately beauty of the
wine jugs. We won't use them for
wines now, but they would cer-
tainly add a graceful note to a
corner table in the living room.
Or the largest of the three sizes
would make a most handsome
center table decoration. While a
boudoir would profit- handsomely
by the addition of one or two
small covered jars which would
be perfect for powders or pins.
There are ash trays for practical
'beauty, and hot plates with equally
functional value..And each piece
is fully done in the- classic Greek
design, the simple geometric beau-
ty of the ages.
Then too, the famous yellow-'
brown and black colors that mark
the Greek art of the early period
airc as striking in the house of to-
day as years ago. They're even
modern in flavor they're so simple
and well designed. Just imagine
\wha; a lovely table you could ar-
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Your New Year I
.' .* S o ",/
with comfort and select th4
gift you have been after a
where you will find thousands
of gift articles and
a courteous Service
range with white dishes sparked
by individual ash trays in 'black
and brown at each place.
If you're looking for something
special to add new life or beauty
to your home, be sure and see the
collection of moderately priced
Grecian accessories available at
La Belle Creole.
Page 14 _______________HAITI SUNSunday,_ebruy_23
PHILHARMONIC'S TOUR OF LATIN AMERICA DINERS'
EXTENDED TO 8 WEEKk AND 44 CONCERTS ROLA
The New York Philharmonic's begin to satisfy the demand in
spring tour of Latin America the shorter period originally When a New York lawyer
g tr of Lc te s e p o went out to dinner and left his
has been extended from four to planned. wallet at home, his embarrasse-
eight weeks to satisfy by thewetatehefoni
_. ., rrent resulted in the founding
orchestra. The Philh'iarmonic is schedul-
ed to play a concert in Panama cf The Dineis' Club of America.
Announcement of the change City on April 29, two days after Today, the Diners' Club has
,., ^ ,i-taken on an international cha-
was made yesterday by Robert its final concert of the season taken an international ha-
-. ,. _.. ..raeter and has expanded all
C. Schnitzer, general manager in Carnegie Hall. The tour will rafter and has expanded all
,. -around the world to Haiti. Ai-
of the International Exchange end on June 22. around the world to Haiti. Al-
Program of the American Na- though several of Haiti's lead-
Program of the American Na-
tional Theatre and Academy. T'ie new schedule calls for ing hotels and at least one res-
taurant have been members for
The A. N. T. group administers forty-four concerts to be played
.. .. a few years, t":e club has had
the President's Special Interna- in Panama, Venezuela, Colom-ae earsie club has had
no local representative. This
tional Program for Cultural Pre bia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Pa-
past week, Dr. Jose Ignacio
sentations, under whose auspi- iguay, Chile, Argentina, Uru- Smith, the Diners' Club repre-
,. ,. r ., 1 *. Smith, the Diners' Club repre-
Ces the tour Is being presented, guay, Brazil and other countries.
I sentative in Cuba, came to Hai-
Mr. Schnilzer said a recent ...I .
Mr. Schnitzer said a recent ti. He appointed a youthful, en-
trip to the .countries involved Conductors for the tour will ____________ _______
bad convinced him that ait be Dimitrl Mitropoulos and Leo
would have been impossible to nard Bernstein. tion site in Grand'Anse. Arrange-
---------ments are underway for the resum-
ing of the work not later than
GOVT. GRANT AMNESTY TO DEJOIE: March first.
HAVE MILLION DOLLARS GRANT The remainder of the money, in
the amount of $750,000.00 is to be
ence at'the National Palace. country's economic development utilized for the carrying out of es-
'To definitely establish and con- programme. The money will be sential economic development pro-
tinue its policy of National Unity,, made available through the Mixed jets, in the shortest possible de-
the President staten, the Govern- Council of Economic Aid. lay.
mennt. ha, ,ithda.nnt fhae order of Turn "4Inndrodr ifU-Nh Thnouandl
arrested against Louis D6joie. This Dollars of this amount has already
meeans that Mr. Louis D6joie has been deposited at the Banque ANa-
been free to circulate throughout tionale de la Republique d'Haiti,
the city, since Saturday evening.. it was further made known, and
Up to press time, Mr. Dejoie had would be utilized for the im-
not yet been sighted in public, mediate resuming of Economic De-
President Duvalier then issued velopment projects approved first
to the journalists present at' the by the Mixed Council.
Press Conference an official Corn- Priprity has been given the irri-
munique which announced that an gation projects begun in the North-"
agreement had been reached bet- emrn Plains at Quartier Morin, and
ween the United States and Haiti in the Cayes-Torbeck Plain, as
for the sum of $1,000,00.00 to be 'well as the roads leading to the
used for the continuation of the Voldrogue River Bridge construe-
__. .. .. : .... ..
. -, -.PANTAL ld .
OF EXQUISITE u OF SELECTED
Designs I Rush
AND SUPERB AND FAMOUS
Quality..4 &4.' .pout Sisal.
GRAND RUE tite)O a htecf tinu I f'ike. PHONE: 2. MS
Sunday, February 23,
CLUB ESTABLISHED HERE
ND VORBE REPRESENTATIVE
ergetic, multi-lingual insurance rant wherever the custoinei
executive, Roland Varbe, to signs...sends its bills into Din.:
launch the club here. ners Club headquarters which ,
In the company of Cubans pays on the 15th of every monthi)
Mr. Fernando Campoamor of the The Diners Club collects from-
Revue 0. Cruzeiro, Mr. Henrique the ciiernt. If he has over-extend'
Labrador Ruiz, writer, Senora ed his credit, then trouble may:'
'Jose Ignacio Smith, Mr. Delio result, but for the client, and
Valdez, photographer of 'El Cri- The Diners Club, not for the
sol.. establishment. Any establish-.
Dr. Smith saw President Du- meant agreeing to extend credit.'
valier Thursday afternoon and to members of the Diners Club-:
presented him with a box of fine is automatically paid the full.
caronas. amount of its bill, less the nor-'
mal 10% which is the fee for.
HOW IT WORKS its membership.
Emphasizing the marked ef- Mr. Vorbe pointed out that;
feet it would have on the inerea a tourist who in Haiti with plans.
Sse of tourist travel to Haiti,.Dr. to visit only a day or two is of-"
Sni;th and RlGland Vorbe ex- tnu so captivated by the charm
plained the workings of the club. of the country that he wishes to
Members of The Diners Club st'y longer. WVith a Diners' Club.
are furnished with an identifies card, he has no financial wor-"..
tion card that carries unlimited ries, and, thus, may easily do so.
credit at 14,000 establishments Now, Haitians will also 'be.:
across 'ialf the world. able to join this organization .
For only $5, a man of means. which is, in a way. dedicated
can become a Diners Club mem prior to his return to Cuba on
her. The store, hotel, or restau. Saturday.
Suntmday, February 23, 1958
, HAITI SUN ____Pg1
Happily wedded in New-York
are Gladys Dejoie of Petionvil-
le, a promising young dancer,
and Pierre Rouzier, who major-
ed in Hotel Administration at
New-York University. Pierre is
now working at The Waldorf.
1 4 *
Dr. Athemas Bellerive spent
several days in town this week
with his family and friends he-
fore taking off for Washington
and Europe. The former direc-
tor of The Public Health Servi-
ce is now with The World He-
alth Organization of The Unit-
ed Nations and has been in Cen
tral America for the past eight
1 4. 1-
Jacqueline Sada is recovering
from am appendectomy.., the re
-moval was at St. Francois des
Salles Thursday morning.
Checking on the Caribbean
area, Richard Thomas of v. C.
A Audit Division settled at Ibo
Lele for a few days this week.
M. :nd Mme Scriton Duroure
of Paris arrived the 17th. The
young, charming couple made
a trip to Cap Haitian and La Ci-
tadelle before the, departed on
the 21st. Al. Duroure's mother,
Sa member of the French Senat,
was in Hlaiti three years ago,
and spoke about her impressions
with such enthusiasm -that her
son and his wife made a special
effort to stop in Haiti during
their visit to this part of the
Two Gros Morne residents are
forsaking freezing New York
this coming week and returning
to the Big Mountain. They are
Mrs. Helen Williams and' Dr.
Dr. and Mrs. Arnold Pfeffer
and their children Margaret 12,
and Zachary II, are here from
Nevw-York City. Dr Pfeffer, a
noted Psycho Analysis, was gree I
ted at the airport by Mr. Jude
Miss Linda Hufnagel, PAA's
gorgeous stewardess who flies
New York Europe Asia-Africa
spent the day here Friday, decla
ring she had enjoyed every mi-
nute of it.
Martin Torodash of Fair
Lawn, New Jersey is back on
his second visit. Martin brought
friend Herman Lenner of Pat-
terson along to introduce him
to Haiti. Stopping at Choucou-
ne, the chain food store execu-
tive and steelman are scouting
out a week of entertainment.
Wednesday evening, Castelhaiti
was the scene of a ,6:00 to 8:00
P.M. cocktail party attended by
Andre Kestenbaum of Moto-
Qmac Cubana, S.A., Havana finds
business a less strenuous under
Taking here than in Havana or
I Paris... because the telephone is
S- not always ringing.
Gladys Mercier had her birth-
> f [day toasted in champagne last
''- weekend by follow PAA emplo-
Tourism Minister Jean A. Magloi- yees--after hours.
re for distinguished Cuban visit-
ors. The multi-lingual Michel Br& x x x
dy spoke on behalf of the visit-
Babara Fielding, who adopted
Haiti several years ago, is fil-
ling her sejourn here with dance
ing. After the six week pre-Car-
nival season at Bacoulue and a
night at the Theatre de Verdu-
re. she is teaching the merin-
gue and cha-cha-cha at the Ho-
tels Montana and Choucoune.
Betty, Darlin, and Silvia,
three United Air Lines hostes-
ses from the WVest Coast, alight-
ed at The Majestic in Petionvil-
le this week.
Dr. and Mrs. Keith Neece and
their friends Mr. and Mrs. Gene
Starley, all neighbors in Illinois,
are having a balb. They are
in Haiti for a two week vaca-
Two charmers from New-
i'ork, Ethel Kirsner and Nancy
Herbert, arc spending five days
here taking in the sights and
goc, "times. They inform that co-
worker, Nancy Hamburger of
the National Broadcasting Com-
pany, recommended that they
Carlos Pasco left town Satur-
day after canvasing the town
selling %Collier's Encyclopedia's.
Carlos returned to his home in
On her second visit to Haiti
is Judith Miller-of the exclusive
Colvin Travel agency of Fifth
Avenue New-York. Miss Millerf
is a guest at the Hotel Oloffson.
Weilknown mechanic and. u-
to-salesminan George Stephenson
celebrated his birthday Thurs-
day at the National Prison on
thei Rue du Centre. Steve who
has been in. the lock-up since
t'e May 25 had baked by his sis
'Mrs. Odette Buteau Rigaud ob
served lir birthday the same
Giaird Daumec returned from
New York Wednesday.
SHarold Peron is at Hotel Chou
The Maurice Telemaques ret-
turned from Havana Thursday.
Moussa Talamas flew back from
Havana on Thursday.
Frank (Loupa) Martineau is
now in charge of the Consular
Tax Service of -the Haitian-Gov.
ged them to visit- Haiti to
whom they intend to report *Mis
sion accomplished.3 They are
being piloted about town by
journalist Aubelin Jolicoeur, Pu
blic Relations Officer of the
Mrs Jerry L. Miller, beaute-
ous New-Yorker, arrived last
week for a soujourn at El Ran-
cho. She is the wife of the not-
ed American lawyer. She grati-
fied spectators and guests at the
Hotel's cNight of Loveliness,
last Wednesday night by Emcee
ing for the Fashion Show pre-
senting the (,mannequins* who
modeled for Gerard Blanchard,
Mrs. Fred Woolley and Jacqueli
Julitade Lara, talented artist from
Madrid, currently starring at the
Hotel El Rancho Mondays, Wedn-
esdays and Thursdays.
PANAMA LINE -
PANAMA CANAL CO.
The S S ANCON, of the Pa-
nama Steamship Line will arrive
from New York at 7.00 A.M., Sa-
turday February 22, 1958.
On board are a total of 139 pas-
sengers qf which the following 39
will disembark at Port-au-Prince
Mrs Maria Paul Ade
Mrs. Flavie Bordes
Mr. Kenneth Burnette
Mr. & .Mrs Joseph Busk
Miss Mary Busk
Miss Gloria Davis
Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Frantz
Mr. Lucien Greciano
Mrs. Simone Harrigan
Mr. George B. Kelley
Mr. & Mrs. John Leitch
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lipman
Mr. & Mrs. Hyman Luster
Mrs. James G. Maconachy
Mr. and Mrs. John Mason
Miss Sally, Meyers
Miss Pauline Miller
Miss Ena Montes
Mr. and Mrs. Salvatore and Jr.
Mr. Wesner Pierre
Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin Richman
Dr. and Mrs. Seriff
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Simeono
Mr. Howard Smith
Mr. Barry C. Smith
Dr. Aaron Sobel /
Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Vinet
Port-au-Prince February 19th.,
Flamenco Dancer and Spanish Singer
,,direct from MNadrid, Spain
Monday and Thursday
Creole Buffet and Dancing
Wednesday A Night of Loveliness)
Presenting Fashions of the Day
Lovely Models and Beautiful Gowns
Leading Haitian Couturieres
and dancing interludes
Mr and Mrs. Richard Olson
arrived from New York last Sa
turday, accompanied by their
two daughters, Greta, 3, ad An
na Christina, 8 months, and
their nurse, Miss Dorothy Good-
man. The family is lodged at Ho
tel Oloffson. Ar,. anid Airs. oseph Charles shown during their wedding reception
at the home of U.S. Cultural Attache and Mrs. Jean Graffis, at Petion
Art Director for Young and Ville, following their marriage at Eglise St. Pierre, last Saturdac y ev.-
Advertising Agency, Mr. Olson eating.
expects to vacation here for Th'e Bride is the former Anna Salvador, housekeeper for the Graffis
thre His w M family, and the groom is head waiter at the home of U. S. Ambassador
three weeks His wife, Maribeth, and Mrs. Gerald Drew.
is Fashion Illustrator for seve- The newlyweds are shown in the Photo with their Marraine de
ral U.S. magazines. The Olson's Noces, Mrs. Leah Laporte St. Rome (right) and aParrain, Engineer
expect to be joined here today Limousin. Ambassador Drew is at the left, also little Pascale Grmffis
hv AMis Emily De Mille who ur- who carried the bride's train. (Photo Haiti Mirror).
. .- Page 15
Jamaican Folklore Artist Here For Film Pantomime since 1955, and acting
(Continued from page 1) .TODAY. used her as cover girl
in its No. 87 edition published for
A born poet and musician, West Indies. She Emceed the the Colonial Office by the Central
Louis Bennett is one of the great 'West Indian Guest Night,, an- Office of Information, in London,
actresses of 4he .Carribean. She other Caribbean programme and covering a royal visit made by
studied drama at the Royal Acade- was a frequent performer on tele- Queen Elizabeth fl to the Agricul-
my of Dramatic Art in London. vision on the 'Woman's Hours and tural Show.
Practically all her life she has 'Children's Hour' programmes in When the Enalpo Film Compa-
been a writer of verses in Jamai- London. She was Variety Artist on ny of Italy producers attended this
can dialect, folk tales, plays and the BBC Home And Light Pro- year's Pantomine: 'Busha Blue-
pantomime. Her works have alrea- gramme, in London. beard., in Jamaica where Louise
dy filled three volumes published was starring, they unhesitatingly
Sin Jamaica and London, and Miss Miss Bennett then turned her selected her to play a part in their
Bennett is preparing her fourth, eyes towards the U.S. and return- film of the Carribean.
She has played in several out- ed to become a hit in American te- To accept this offer, she was
standing films among which are levision, playing at the Village given leave from her multiple
-'Outcast of the Islands,, produc- Vanguard, singing Jamaican folk duties on the Jamaican Social Wel-
ed 'by Carol Reed in London. She songs, fare Commission where she- has
has worked for the Midland Thea- The year 1955 brought her back been employed for two years,
tre Company which is sponsored to Jamaica for the Tercentenary When Louise accepted the posi-
by the British Arts Council, and celebrations, lion in February 1956, Miss Ben-
played In 'Deep Are The Roots., She toured the island with the nett's Ohns were assured by the
and -Little Foxes.,* Band Wagon., then ran her own administration that her new posi-
She worked for the British radio program called -Laugh with tion would not b:n her continuing
?rpadcasting Company in London 'Louise-. her career in dramatic art.
tor five years during which time She wrote the Pantomine for Of this, her first visit to Haiti,
she was Resident Artist on the that year, based on a Jamaican the famous artist in an interview
*Caribbean Carnivial, a program- folk tale: 'Pandora and Anancy., at Hotel Beau Rivage where mem-
me designed (especially fir tbhei and has been writing the yearly bers of the Company are staying,
[oeeeeeeeeeeeee*geeggeggeeegee*i she expressed her delight at being
in Haiti which she says is one of
For Public and Private Construction Work 6 nature's most beautiful spots
G She is expected to remain here for
see three weeks.
S Upon being asked if her con-
Caribbean Construction Co. S-A. tract would allow her to appear in
i on, of the Capital's theaters, the
6 artist stated that she would be
(Builders of the Military City) s
happy to give a performance in
Gen. Manager: Gerard THEARD Haiti, and that her film producers
Phone: 3955. P. 0. BOX 284 6 had made no restrictions whatever.
Cables: THECOIMERCE She has asked to visit the country-
r side and provinces, arid plans to
*efe0....e..e eee0e0e 41,e e attend a performance in rural
school next week.
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oung Pupil Dies...
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e School band and played the
rinet. His instrument was borne
a cushion carried by three pu-
s of the establishment.
The young musician had been
e of the gayest of the young
ple on the float carrying the
Dragons-. When he fell unexpect-
ly to the ground the wheels of
e vehicle passed over the head
using death instantly.
Members of the -Dragon, group
ore their same costumes of black
d green from the Carnival to
company their comrade on his
st journey, but their music had
hanged from the gaiety of the
carnival to the ragic srains of
Sunday, February 23, 1958"-'
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over the 4-day carnival- and was America, the Star and Herald.
impressed with the high stand- La Prenza of Argentina beats it
ard of enjoyment the islanders to the same title in South Ame-
got out of icheir parties: rica. Granddaddy is also presi-
dent of the National Brewery
Gloria is. the eldest grand- that country's biggest industry..
daughter of one of Panama's But this celebrated relative has.
leading citizens, Senor .J. G. Du- had no spoiling influence on
que one time President of the Gloria w'io is a gracious and
Republic, and owner of he oldest charming representative of the-
daily newspaper in Central clan.
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