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Friday, June 9, 1967


COM1lON MARKETS by Androcles
Britain has made her second bid to acquire membership in the European Common
Market. On the first occasion four years ago, De Gaulle vetoed Britain's applica-
tion. He is still of opinion that the time is not yet ripe for Britain's admission
to this most successful economic club organized by "the Six" coun-ti-es ofo ntinen-
Stal Europe. His views may again prevail.
De Gaulle appears to think that Britain is merely seeking the economic advan-
tages of membership but that her heart is not in the political arrangements which
"the Six" regard as the ultimate objective of the exercise. Because of her special
relationship with'the Commonwealth and of her working arrangementsnwith the United
States of America, Britain, in the view Of De Gaulle and of those who think like
him, is not truly European in outlook and her admission into the Community could
lead to a dilution of the concept of a truly European bloc.
Britain'is however determined to try and secure membership and in so doing is
giving quite a fright to certain members of the Commonwgalth who have traditionally
enjoyed a certain security in the British market for their products, particularly
agricultural. In -spite of the assurances which Britain.,.has_.given to her Common-
wealth partners that "in seeking memr'a*r-shii'in. the Common Market she will enter only
on condition that adequate safeguards of their interests are arranged, these part-
ners still exhibit a marked degree of nervousness at the'prospect.
In the British Caribbean we have seen the Governments, as represented by their
Trade Ministers, recently assemble in Jamaica jointly to prepare to make urgent
representations-to Britain about the calamity and disaster which would befall the
region if proper safeguarding arrangements are not made for it if and when Britain
enters the European Common Market. The sugar islands are particularly vocal in
their nervousness, but the producers of bananas and citrus are equally concerned.
The fact is that, pretension to nationhood and :in-ependence notwithstanding,
the countries of the British Caribbean are uncompetitive in world markets and can
only survive in special conditions of protection guaranteed prices, quotas and-
tariffs against non-Commonwealth producers with which Britain has up to now bol-
stered their exports to her market. Without-these measures of protection, the Whst
Indian territories would be eliminated as sellers in freely competitive markets.
It is worthwhile at this stage interjecting the query-reflection of how long can.
independence be guaranteed if the economic bases are as tenuous as they seem to be
with the mini-states of this part of the world. Despite Britain's protestations
that she will not enter the Common Market without adequate safeguards for the trdd-
ing position of her'former colonies, these territories do not have peace of mind.
Knowing, as they do, Britain's desperate desire to enter the Community and reason-
ing that the existing members of that.club may not be disposed to grant the special
concessions and make the exceptions which a membership-desirous Britain may ask
for her former appendagesf the fear that they could find themselves in the outer
economic darkness haunts them. Hence the note of desperation detected in the meeting
of the West Indian Trade Ministers, While they have not said so, one can well
imagine that they hope Britain fails again'in her bid for membership in the Common
Market or at least that negotiations drag on for years.
This nightmare prospect for the Commonwealth Caribbean comes at a time when the
hallowniss of the econonomies of these territories which have attained independence
is being badly exposed. Contrary to the popular We-st Indian delusion that indepen-
dence produccc improved economic conditions, we see that in both Trinidad and
Jamaica (to mention the two oldest), the future appears bleak indeed and that it
will take running at a much faster pace for them to remain where they presently are.
Their unemployment statistics is an indicator.
It is perhaps against the background of the desperate situation facing these two
Caribbean countries that we are now hearing so much about Caribbean economic co-
operation and :integration and that the University of the West Indies is issuing
reports 6n studies recommending this approach. And yet it is only as recently as
eight years ago since it is well to remind ourselves, attempts at political federa-
tion were being made, and which act could more easily have achieved this economic
co-operation and intc'gration now being so urgently recOrmmnoded to us, both these
counties opted out of the British Caribbean Federation, choosing to seek their
fortunes in individual independence. Like the Prodigal Son, having taken their
share of the patrimony and having failed to make headway, they'begin to think of a
former Father's House. (concld. on p. 11)


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Page Two


THE : STAR







Friday, June 9, 1967


QUEEN AND COMMONWEALTH
On Wednesday a great crowd in London chea-
ed when 25 members of the Royal Family,
headed by H.M. the Queen and Prince Philp
and including the Duke and Duchess of
Windsor, stood before the Marlborough
House memorial to the late Queen Mary.**
Later in the day the Queen went by special
train with her husband to the DERBY,-driv-
ing by car along the racecourse.** H .14.
has had to postpone the investiture of Sir
Francis Chichester (due next week) since
the Sailor Knight is in hospital in Ply-
mouth suffering from duodenal ulcer ...
he was given blood transfusions and will
be in hospital for a month at least **
BRITAIN: Mr. Harold Wilson stoutly denied
in the House that Britain had given air-
cover to the Israeli army; America like-
wise denies Egypt's accusations. ** Vol-
unteers struggled to board Jewish air-
liners en route to the Holy Land for non-
combatant service -- hundreds were dis-
appointed but journalists, medical aides
and novelists were taken aboard. ** Mos-
lems queued at their London Embassies to
offer service to the Arab combatants.**
Britain will not recognize the new break-
away regime in Eastern Nigeria, has
ordered British nationals to leave. **
Last week-end two air-crashes caused the
death of over 160 British holiday-makers,
injured 12. Both were aged charter planes.
ST. KITTS: Premier Bradshaw told E.C.
Commissioner Nicholas Taylor in a trans-
atlantic phone call that he believed arms
had been supplied to .'nguilla rebels
from the U.S. Virgin Is. Southwell said
they were battling against "the use of
force to overthrow good government". **
On Tuesday the St. Kitts House of Assembly
passed through all stages and in the ab-
sence of the Opposition an Energency
Powers Act which in the words of a member
"takes aiway the. Civil Rights of the people
of St. Kitts, Nevis & Anguilla."


.L LETT FROM ANGUILLA
(Verbatim)
Dear Mrs. Editor,
I have some sad news
to tell you that here in St. Kitts, Nevis
and .Anguilla the folk are giving the
Government a very tough time, riot has
broken out in Anguilla worse than before
ever to be known in history, the
Anguillans there have drove out all the
policemen and has taken charge of the
island (laugh), they decide that they do
not wish to be with St. Kitts at all,
Madam its terrible there I understand
that they are armed and roaming the
roads up and down with guns fighting.
They have chased out all the Kitticians
that were carrying on work on the tele-
phone, they have put the bulldozers
across the airfield to prevent planes
from landing, they have mashed in the
Treasury took out the money I understand
and place it-in the Bank, God knows if
that is true! All that is rumoured here.
I heard that a battleship is expecting
to go there with policemen and voulan-
teers from here along with the marines
to declare peace through force, Madam
all this is the fulfilment of scripture.
I beg of you that we pray about it that
God would enter into the hearts of all
concern and bring peace and settlement
to the islands and its people. Several
private homes were shot into and extent
damage done, no lives have been lost'as
they have decided not to kill anyone,
.. (contd...on p. 14)
oOo


FACTS:

St. Kitts
Nevis
Anguilla


Population
40;oo000
13;000
4,000


Area sq.mi.

36
35


Anguilla is a coral island, 16 miles
long by 1- to 4 miles wide, 60 miles
north of St, Kitts. The soil is poor.
M ili i fir~nn -r;hin~r t ai-nnm shoners~


QUESTION TIME by Wainwright L-; .. .aU 4. _L 8 C>
QUESTIO TI y ai ig salt, food crops, cattle.
1. Has the Minister of Home Affairs con- c
sidered eyesight testing to obtain a PICE
ROYAL DOMil'IICA POLICE will welcome on
driving licence, since poor vision accounts ROYAL DO C wel e
June 21 (4-Jay visit) London metropolitan
for many road accidents, in addition to 2 ) Lond tropolitan
the abundance of P.C.J. (alcohol)2 Policeman George Daniel. He .will compare
2. Does Government realise the extreme our police methods vith U.K. ones. Also
burden on the poor working man of indir- on a two-week stay (they arrived Monday)
ect taxation -- with the price of bananas are Fire Officer S.A- Allen and frotor
Transport Officer R.F. Walker from the
on the downgrade? Is Government keeping ran Overseas O ev, They will train local
the promises of its election manifesto? They will train local
firemen in fire-fighting and maintenance.
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENT: the long interest- STAFF HOLIDAY: The June 17 issue of THE
ing letter from Mr. Desbonnes of Ports- STAR will appear as usual. Newsboys to
mouth will be published next week.- Ed. attend Friday (16th) pm as usual. Ed.


THE STAR


Page Three









Pag ForTE SA _i~y ui ,16


FRETCH INTO ENGLISH
We have received the following verses
from young-Christian La'Poussiniere,
Student (C.E.S.) of Ste. Marie
Martinique. Christian composed then in
English.
IMY FEELING FOR DOMINICA
I can see from the north of my country
The island sister of St. Lucia,
And the island of Dominica -
Stretched in the Caribbean sea.

Living as I do in my island,
I see with my eyes and my mind
That country where people are kind,
DominicaJ Called by some a poor land.

It is a land quite exciting
A place where I'm glad to have been,
A sight which must surely be seen;
An
Oho I still see that land's nature-
faces:
Her grass which grows green and so often,
Her famous botanical garden ..
SIn a word, all her interesting places.

. nAlthough she may seem to be-poor -
Hard of access and mountainous,
I admire her people so serious
And I'll love her and love her for ever


more.


CAIBBEAN ARTISTS MOVEMENT


In April'"C.A.M." published its first
newsletter, having held its first pub-
lic meeting at the West Indian Students
Union, Earls Court; several talented
W.I. writers spoke on '1ew Directions
In West Indian 1uriting'. Dr. Louis James,
formerly of UWI, said "the lack of pre-
cise, dictated literary tradition leads
the West Indian into a creative explor-
ation of new possibilities for his art-
istic expression". Orlando Patterson -
author of The Children of Sisyphus (Dakar
prizewinner) said "writing a novel is
like firing a gun" in an argument
against the neutral position- while
Michael Anthony (writer of Green Days
by the River, etc.) felt the writer
of novels should tell a story,'in his
anti-propagandist contribution. This
year CAM hopes to bring out a magazine.
The bibliography of the newsletter is
refreshingly full and varied. It con-
tains writers like'Edward Braithwaite
(Rights of Passage, a long poen), Jean
Rhys, Errol John... Ge.orge Lamming, V.S.
Naipaul (The Mimic Men) & Philip Sherlock.
For membership (Z1 a year), write
to Oliver-Clarkd, 3 Roland Gardens,
London, S.W .7., England.

*


Hardly had the STAR been circulated-on Satiurday
morning when that ever-prompt S.M.A. man C, Sherman
Severin sent in this'translation of our contest poem.
He wins a book prize, but must wait since other
possible awards are being made


THE HUMMING BIRD


Translated from Luc Danjol.


Among the thousands of flowers in the gardens of the tropics
Out of the golden rays of the dining sun
I have seen the little god-like creature of endless spring
Dancing a.frantic dance in the open air.
Sometimes, close to a grand lily, throbbing minutely;
He would stop, and suspended in the air for a moment,
He would suck avidly with his long black beakl
At the intoxicating nectar of the angelic flower.
Dazzling, swift, lively...like a flash of lightning.
He would seem to disappear into thin' air;
And looking for him, it is a complete surprise
To see, close to oneself, sensibly sheltered
Under the shade of a petal, a bit of a rainbow,
A jewelled flower bird, the amiable humming-bird.


Some'six other entries have been received and we will publish the best next
week.


iFriday, June 9, 1967


Page Four


THE STAR


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"All recent wars have resulted frdm grievous miscalculations by
one or the other of the belligerents." -- the late President Kennedy.
"BSRAEL MUST BE WIPED OUT!" SAYS NASSER ON MONDAY: THURSDAY IN FULL RETREAT
For the hundrfth time in a TURKEY
long history, the Israelites
fought for their lives this .--- -
week. Led by Egypt, Syria,
Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, SYRIA
Jordan and Algeria joined -
in an attack on the 19- s7- ---.,r 3'\Lefbcnon -
year-old State of Israel. ob- .
For months now Syria -
had been provoking border --RA
inciden-ts, which, in April --.. -
led to a severe air-re- ue .
prisal raid by Israel: Cna \\ 5' \ "
after much sabre-rattling, CAI \ ..
President Nasser of the United / .. i
Arab Republic (Egypt) closed )
the Gulf of Aqaba to Isr-T C A ,1
aeli cargoes ( he had .
closed the Suez Canal to all A[ ARASIA
Israeli cargoes and shipping "
in 1957). Last week he called
on.U Thant to remove the United
Nations peacekeeping force z
front the Gaza Strip, a 50-nile
.bit of coastline cutting into --.-' -ol hel.s
Israel. The force, which .'
had been there since the
Israel invasion of the Sinai / SPAN SALE : sS5
Peninsular in 1956, was duly I I t I
evacuated. The Canal is closed. o 50 to 00oo 3a so
Who fired the fir.ct shot last Monday will probably never be known, but within
24 hours, Nasser's aimy was reeling back, Cairo Radio promptly accused Britain
and America of supplying air-cover to the Israelis -- this has been categorically
denied by both nations and full evidence to disprove the allegation supplied. In
the meantime the U.N. Security Council called for a cease-fire (the U.S.S.R.
wanted also a return to previous borders obviously unacceptable to Israel).
In Jerusalem the Jordanians bombed and shelled the Jewish --art of the divided
city, but the Israelis, forbidden by their religion to damage the Holy City, drove
the Jordanians completely out of the whole of Jerusalem in fierce hand-to-hand
fighting. By W7dnesday Jordan's army was virtually destroyed, as also was a full
brigade of Iraqis -- yet King Hussein exhorted the Jordanians "Kill all Jews!"
The Syrians contented themselves with shelling villages some 12 miles north of
the Sea-of Galillee.
On Wednesday the Security...CauncAl had unanimously called for an unconditional
cease-fire by 2000 hours G.~.T. This was accepted by Israel (if the others also
accepted), but only Jordan agreed -- and the cease-fire.is now in operation on
that front. Israel occupies all of Jordan west of the Jordan River. In the mean-
while Egyptian forces have mounted a counter-attack in Sinai to enable their main
forces to cross the Suez Canal and "to keep open an escape route for the garrison
of Sharm el Sheikh" (the fortress guarding the Straits of 'iran on the Gulf of
Aqaba, captured earlier by Israeli paratroopers.
Winston Churchill, grandson of the famous statesman whose footsteps as a combat
reporter he is following, talked on Monday to another rreat statesman, David Ben
Gurion,'first Prime Minister of Israel. Ben Gurion told the young man: "I am
afraid ... not for the Jewish State: that will survive. But for our youth. When
Arabs are killed, replacements spring up,.But when our young people are slain, they
are irreplaceable, and intellect and talent dies with them."
FACTS: Israel; 8,000 sq.mi., pop. 2,600,000: Egypt; 386,200 sq. mi., pop. 30 million'
Jordan; 37,500 sq. mi., pop. 2 million; Syria, 72,234 sq. mi.,pop. 5,500,000:


Friday, June 9, 1967


THE STAR


P age Five








Page Six TKE STAB Friday, June 9, 1967


READERS VIEWS
The following letter addressed
to our columnist Androcles was
received front a Migrant in
Britain:-
Dear Mr. Androcles,
Future of the Nation
I hope most readers, who, read your
article in the STAR, Saturday 1st
.April '67, on the "Future of The Natio'
will join me in rejecting your idea of
seeing Doninica similar to its neigh-
bours IMartinique & Guadeloupe as a
Department of France.
Guadeloupe & Martinique are not'in-
dependent; they are part of France.
Francots interest is in Guadeloupe and
Martinique. These colonies are France's
estates. Would you like us to be ruled
by those Brutal Gendarmes?
France is the only nation which
refused to support the United INations
on arns robargo to South Africa. They
are selling all sort of arms to South
Africa to wipe out the coloured race.
So what good do you fnd in France if
you IMr, Androcles are a coloured man?
Whjy pick on France? Why not Canada?
Independence is the best: let the
S United 'Nattions give us-the aid, but not
Sany particular Colonial power nor neo
-- .Colonial.
It is no use asking for aid and to
use the money as they did in the past
at Norway Road.
Dominicans believe when they ask for
aid is to raise Civil Servants pay. But
this is wrong, this aid should be spent
on development and industries. Then
when industries begin to bring profits,
that is the tine Civil Servants should
get a rise, How long do you expect to
got loans from Overseas to raise Civil
Servants pay? As far as I have experi-
enced for ny age, nost loans for the
country go to the Civil Servants -
the minority, I have never seen the
loan from abroad used to develop the
country for the benefit of the country
on a whole. This is Doninical Every
one feathers his nest. For instance
I know a lot of swindles that are
taking place in Doninica. For instance
a man will nake a job for 120. In
filling the voucher he will fill in
220 in figures; and after the Director
signs it, he will take it back to the
Foreman and then between the worker
and the Foreman they will write two
hundred dollars in words and add a


nought to the 220 making it $200.. Then
with this Voucher the worker will draw
the money in the Treasury and the noney
is shared. One can only know about swindles
in Dominica when you are away because
everyone fears to talk. As a faithful
Dominican I am totally against the way
the handful of swindlers who eat the
money. Some people send people to decor-
ate their homes and they are paid by
Public Works; some build big houses on
Public Works materials, some have men
working their estates and are paid by
Public Works, These are only a few in-
stances. But these evils must stop at
once if we are to survive. Dominica has
received substantial amounts of loan from
England. But due to bad management and
racketeers that is why we are not ad-
vanced. So we have only the crooks to
blame not England. These racketeers go
on all over the sister islands.
Guadeloupe and Martinique are advanced
both economically & socially because
the people who manage the money are
honest and not selfish like those in
Dominica. It will be hard for the rack-
eteers to stop because when they are
caught they are not put in prison. There
is too much class distinction in Dominica.
I wish the authorities in Doninica
would visit England's prisons to see men
of high calibre who are in prison for
their offences. ',Jfhen Doninica will start
putting everyone who misuses public
funds in prison, things will change.
There is no case of Mr. or Master this
or that; a thief is a dishonest person
and he must go to jail. Yet prison is a
minor punishment because in some coun-
tries, offenders are either shot or have
their hands cut off.
We can say all we like about England
but one thing she never opposed us from
farming the land on a large scale to
make us self-supporting. We are backward
due to laziness. If the countriess which
wntdepend on did not utilise their re-
sources and manpower how would they be
in a position to help us?
Go in a rum shop, sit down, talk non-
sense and say God is Good. Of course he
is good, because He put everything on
earth for us even before nan. But He
condanded us to labour or in other words
work: so how can we expect Doninica to
be the same as IMartinique & Guadeloupe
if we fail to work? Dominica needs
leadership and broad-minded people. When
politicians will put the interest of th6
Country before their personal-interest,
then we will havenational pride,
('cont. on p.7 0


THE STAR


Friday, Ju~ne 9, 10/67


Page Six







Friday, June 9, 1967 THE STAB Page seven.


SYMPOSIUM IN AGRICULTURET
AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND THE
INDUSTRIALIZATION OF AGRICULTURE
A Symposium in Agriculture, Agricul-
tural Econonics, and the industrializ-
ation of Agriculture with special refer-
ence to the situation and problems which
exist in agriculture in Dominica has
been planned for late August this year.
The symposium the.first ever of
its kind in Dominica is being organ-
ized under the leadership of the Depart-
ment of Agriculture Doninica by a
carefully selected committee comprising
of research persons in the following
fields Agriculture (Crop Production);
Agricultural Economics (Land iie and
Farn Planning, Agricultural policy,
Agricultural marketing); Finance
(Investment incentives, Taxation
Budgeting); Lands and Surveys; Forestry;
Cooperatives; Agricultural processing
and both large scale and small scale
farmers.
Four important guest speakers are
scheduled to address the symposium.
They are Dr. P. Mahadevan Dean of
School of Agriculture, U.W.I. Trinidad;
Dr. Spenseley Director Tropical Pro-
4ducts Institute U.K.; Dr. J. Nabnoy -
Tropical Products Institute (Represen-


the symposium for study for discussion
during the symposium.
The symposium lill consist of discus-
sions on the papers presented and re-
spective replies. Study groups appointed
to nake detailed recommendations on the
content of papers, replies and discus-
sions for adoption in Doninica and
possible field trips to points connected
with the content of the symposium in
order to clarify issues raised during
the proceedings.
It is intended to document the full
proceedings of the symposium for wide
circulation and future reference.
Officials of the symposium are as
follows:-
Patron Hon. minister for Trade and
Industry Dominica,
Hon. Chairman Dr. P. Mahadevan Dean
School of Agricultur, UT.U.I. Trinidad..
Chairman J, Bernard Yankey D,I.C.T.A.
M.Sck(Agric. Econ.) Chief
Agric. Officer Dominica.
Secretary L. James B. Sc. (Agric.)
Asst. Agronomist (Winban
Research Doninica).
Theme for the symposium "THE DYNAMICS
OF A NEW AGRICULTUREE.

*nrr, Ir TTTTT-T' (- rl 4 P- m A P


tative in Barbados for Easter Caribbean) \~
Dr. Colin Weir Citrus research U.W.I. This is the motto of Dominican politicians
St. Augustine. "I am all'right jack" (To hell with the
The symposium will last for six (6) majority).
days over a period of three weeks, and Don't you come with your campaign for
will cover the following sections, each Associated Status with France as past
will be 'dealt with for two (2) days. politician cane with'their campaign "Crown
Scou First wek Colony Rule must Go". And when it'went we
S i. First week onday Tusday had the worst time in our history. Eng-
y of Bananascoconuts, land gave us a Constitution, we have
citr-., root-crops and bay-oil accepted it, so we have to work hard to
Section 2 Second Week Monday & make it successful.
nTuesay.ke it successful.
TuesTcay. MIGRANT, Somewhere in Britain. -
(a) Land Use ond Land Tonure I


(b) Agricultural finance.
(c) A agricultural marketing.
Section 3 Third week Monday&Tuses.
(a) Cooperative organization of agric.
processing industries.
(b) Prospects for multi-purpose can-
nory in Dominica.
Nine (9) papers will be presented by
competent persons to cover those sub-
jects and these will be replied to in
advance in the form of a critique by
other competent persons.
Sumuaries of these papers will be
published in a progranme for the sym-
posiun but the full text of the papers
and replies will be available before


Dear Mam,
Correction front R. Twotone
May I point out two peculiar errors
in your last issue? Perhaps because of my
canine origin, I am sensitive to misstate-
ments.about the dog family. I was there-
fore mortified to read in a DAMBoard
notice that Pupkins were priced at 90
per lb! Surely Pumpkins was intended? (p.4)
Moreover it is not newsworthy to unearth
a human bone only 2- yrs old. The bones
I bury will soon be as ancient. Surely the
bone in Kenya was 2,500 or 2- million years
old? Respectfully,
Ra-gs Twotone
REPLY: Caught outI Apologies to pupkins
and others. 2% million is right. Ed.


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A GREAT .HOORT STORY
It does writers good to pause and study a masterpiece of their craft. Ue print
now one of the most moving short stories ever written and it is by the New'
Zealand author Katherine Mansfield, who died of T.B. at the age of 34. It is, as
you will see, a subtle study of narital'relations and of a great grief. Katherine's
young brother was killed in Uorld War I, aged 18.
*
Short .Story SIX YEARS AFTER byKatherine Mansfield
It was not the afternoon to be on deck on the contrary, it was exactly the
afternoon when there is no snug:er place than a warm cabin, a warm bunk. Tucked up
with a rug, a hot-water bottle and a piping hot cup of'tea she would not have
S minded the weather in the least. But he hated cabins, hated to'be inside anywhere
more than was absolutely necessary. He had a passion for keeping, as he called it,
above board, especially when he was travelling. And'it wasn't surprising,
S. considering the enormous amount
of time he spent cooped up in the office, So, when he rushed away from her as soon
ad they got on board and came back five minutes later to say he had secured two
deck-chairs on the lee side and the steward was undoing the rugs, her voice'through
the high sealskin collar murmured "Good"; and because he was looking at her, she
smiled with bright eyes and blinked quickly, as if to say, "Yes, perfectly all right
absolutely." And she meant it.
"Then we'd better --" said he, and he tucked her hand inside his arm and b6gan
to rush her off to where their chairs stood. But she just had time to breathe,
"Not so fast, Daddy, please," when he remembered too'and slowed down.
Strange! They had been married twenty-eight years, and it was still an effort
to him, each time, to adapt his pace to hers.
"Not cold, are you?" he asked, glancing sideways at her. Her little nose, geran-
ium pink above the dark fur, wa& answer enough. But she thrust her free hand into
the velvet pocket of her jacket, and murmured gaily, "I shall be glad of my rug."
He pressed,her tighter to his side alquick, nervous pressure. He knew, of
Course, that she ought to'be down in the cabin; he klew that it was no afternoon for
her to be sitting on deck, in this cold and raw mist, lee side or no lee side, rugs
or.no rugs,. and he realized how she must be hating it. But he had come to believe
that it really was easier for her to make these sacrifices than it was for him.
Take their present case, for instance. If he had gone down. to the cabin with her,
..he would have been miserable the whole tifie, and he. couldn't have helped showing it.
At any rate, she would have found him out' Whereas, having made up her mind to fall
in with his ideas, he would have betted anybody she would even go as far as t& enjoy
the experience. Not because she was without personality of her own. Good LordJ She
was absolutely brimming with it. But because ... but here his thoughts always stop-
: ped. Here'they always felt the need df a Oigar, as it were. And,'looking at the''
cigar-tip, his fine blue eyes narrowed. It was a law of marriage, he supp6sed....
All the same, he always felt guilty when ie asked these sacrifices.of her. That was
what the qhick pressure meant. His being said to her being: "You do understand,
i don't you?" and there was an answering tremor of her fin-ers, "I understand."
Certainly the steward good little chap had done all in his power to make
then comfbotable. He had put up their chairs in whatever warmth there was and out
i of the smell. She did hope he would be tipped adequately. It was on occasions like
these (and her life seemed to be full of such occasions) that she wished it was the
woman who controlled the purse.
T"Thank you, steward. That will do beautifully."
"W "hy are stewards so often delicate-lopking?" she wondered, as her feet were
,. tucked under. "This poor little chap looks, as though he'd got a chest, and yet one
S would have thought.... the sea- air...."
[ The button of the pigskin purse was undone. The tray was tilted. She saw six-
pences, shillings, half-crowns.
"I should give hin five shillings," she decided, "and tell him to buy himself a
S good nourishing --"
He was given a shilling, and he'touched his cap and seemed genuinely grateful.
Well, it night have been worse. It might have been sixpence. It might, indeed*


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For at that moment'Father turned towards her and said half apologetically,
ing the purse back, "I gave him a shilling. I think it was worth ity don't you?'
"Oh, quiteJ Every bitl" said she.
It is extraordinary how peaceful it feels on a little steamer once the bust
leaving port is over. In a quarter'of an hour one might have been at sea for
There is something almost touching, childish, in the way people submit thenselv
to the new conditions. They go to bed in the early afternoon, they shut their
and "itts night" like little children who turn the table upside down and cover
themselves with the tablecloth. And those who remain on deck they seem to b
always the same, those few hardened men travellers pause, light their pipes,
stamp softly, gaze out to sea, and their voices are subdued as they walk up an
down. The long-legged little girl chases after the red-cheeked boy, but soon
are captured; and the old sailor, swinging an unlighted lantern, passes and d'
appears....
He lay back, the rug up to his chin, and she saw he was breathing deeply.
airJ If anyone believed in sea air it was he. He had the strongest faith in i
tonic qualities. But the great thing was, according to him, to fill the lungs
it the moment you cane on board. Otherwise, the sheer strength of it was enou
to give you a chill....
She gave a small chuckle, and he turned to her quickly. "What is it?"
It's your cap," she said. "I never can get used to you in a cap. You look
such a thorough burglar."
n Well, what the deuce am I to wearS" He shot up one grey eyebrow and wrinkle
his nose. "It's a very good cap, too. Very fine specimen, of its kind. It's got
a very rich white satin liAinig." He paused. He declaimed, as he had hundreds of
times before at this stage, "Rich and rare were the gems she were."
But she was thinking he really was childishly proud of the white satin lining.
He would like to have taken off his cap and made her fell it. "Feal the quality"
How often had she rubbed'between finger and thumb his coat, his shirt cuff, tie,
sock, linen handkerchief, while he said that.
She slipped down nore deeply into her chair.
And the little steamer pressed on, pitching gently, 6ver the grey, unbroken,
gently moving water, that was veiled with slanting rain.
Far out, as though idly, listlessly, gulls were flying. Now they settled dn
the iaves, now they beat up into the rainy air and shone against the pale sky
the lights within a pcArl. They looked cold and lonely. How lonely it will be
when we have passed by, she thought. There will be nothing but the waves and th
birds and rain falling.
She gazed through the rust-spotted railing along which big drops trembled; un
idddenly she shut her lids. It was as if a warning voice inside her had said,
"Donst'lookJ"
"NoK I won't", she decided. "It's too depressing, much too depressing."
But,' irnnediately, she opened her eyes and looked again. Lonely birds, water
lifting, white pale sky how were they changed?
And it seemed to her there was a presence far out there, between the sky and
the water; sorioone very desolate and longing watched then pass and cried as if t
stop them but cried to her alone.
"Mother.!"
;Don't leave me," sounded in the cry. "Don't forget nel You are forgetting
you know you are"' And it was as though from her own breast came the sound of
childish weeping.
1"M son ny precious child it isn't true!"
Sh! How was it possible that she was sitting there on that quiet steamer be
side Father and at the same time she was hushing and holding a little slende
so pale who had just waked out of a dreadful dream?
"I dreamed I was in a wood somewhere far away from everybody and I
down and a great blackberry vine grew over me. And I ca~ed and called to y
you wouldn't come you wouldn't come so I had to lie there for ever."
What a terrible dreams lie had always had terrible dreams. How often,
when he was snall, she had made some excuse and escaped from their frien
dining-room or the drawing-room to cone to the foot.of--the stairs'and lis
(Concluded on p. 10)







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S FROM TRINIDAD
PANDORA'S BOX
On food and foibles
Not a very social week the one gon(
One cancelled cocktail party and a
dinner that we missed, because the firm
which services our car sent it back to
us, after two and a half days in their
garage, with all sorts of odd bits of
pipe and wire trailing from itjinrards,
and petrol streaming out of it.
Why do we women not rise up in our
fury and do something about repairs and
similar services in this country?'
One can buy such lovely things, but
once they break or go wrong, one usually;
has to reluctantly put then away.
Like my nice electric coffee pot,
ninus its little glass boble on the top
which no one can replace.
* *
I did go to a very pleasant tea part,
I walked and we had fun discussing ou-
parents' pet foibles.
IM n-other had a sort of fixation on
clean hanky and gloves, which I in-
herited, and Prometheus once said coldl!
to ne: "Pandora, I lived for nearly L40
years without you, and never once did I
wipe my nose on my-sleeves."
But I still ask, as he leaves the
house: "Have you a clean hanky?"
Anong inherited pet'hates, we dis-
closed unwashed dishes, unmade beds and
clothes on a clothes line. I gather we
nearly all dry our undies in the bath-
room.
But what an enormous tea we ate, and
how annoying it is to go hone feeling
you dontt want to eat for a week and
find your husband looking forward to a
good dinner.
The same thing happens after cocktail
parties. I say hopefully as we get hone
at 9 p.n.: "Good food, wasn't'it?"
Inevitably to be told "Yes, but I
didn't eat nuch," when I know he has ha
three or four stuffed eggs and all the
other bits and pieces.
But-it's fun to spend an afternoon
with a group of congenial women, and I
can assure my possibly unbelieving male
readers (wonder if I have any?) that we
did not gossip ... much:


LIONS BORN IN JAHAIiCA
Lions were born for the first time in
Kingston last week: 3 cubs were born to
a pair of '.Arican lions at the Zoo. One
died, the other two are being.bottle
fed.


.SIX YEARS AFTER (concld.)
"MotherJ" And when he was asleep, his
dream had journeyed with her back into
the circle of lamplight; it had taken its
e place there like a ghost. And now -
Far nore often'- at all times in all
places like now, for instance she
never settled down, she was never off her
guard for a moment but she heard him. He
wanted her. "I an coning as fast as I
can! As fast as I canf" But the dark
stairs have no ending, and the worst
dream of all the one that is always
the same goes for ever and ever uncom-
forted.
This is anguish How is it to be borne?
y Still, it is not the idea of her suffer-
ing which is unbearable it is his. Can
one do nothing for the dead? And for a
long time the answer had been Nothing2
*... But softly without a sound the dark
curtain has rolled down. There is no more
y to come. That is the end of the play. But
r it can't ehd like that'- so suddenly.
There must be more. No, it's cold, it's
still. There is notLing to be gained by
waiting.
y But did he go back again? Or, when
the war was over, did he come home for-
good? Surely, he will marry -'later on -
not for several years. Surely, one day I
shall remember his wedding and my first
grandchild a beautiful dark-haired
boy born in the 4arly morning a lovely
morning spring
"Oh, Mother, it's not fair to m6 to
put these ideas into ny head Stop,
Mother; stops.l.hen I think of all I have
missed, I can't bear it,"
"I can't bear its" She sits up breath-
ing the words and tosses the'dark rug
away. It is colder than ever, and now
the dusk is falling, falling like ash
upon the pallid water.
And the little Steamer, growing deter-
mined, throbbed on, pressed on, as if
the end of the journey there waited.....


GRADER JOHN'S

OPEN EVERY NITE 7 p.m. till ??
B A R B CHICKEN


STEEL BAND
every
FRIDAY & SATURDAY NITE


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Page Eleven


ANDROCLES (contd.)
But unlike the Prodigal Son, those ter-
ritories do not have the humility to ad-
nt;1heir mistake. Instead, they get Uni-
versity monographs issued; the prospect
of common dangers trumpeted, and they
try to work up the whole region into a
frenzied acceptance of the need for ec-
onomic co-operation or integration as
though the concept were novdl.
As a matter of fact there has been for
a long time regional co-operation in
economic matters especially vis-vis the
outside world. Sugar producers have al-
ways had their common front and while
Jamaica and the Windward Islands'have
had their differences of opinion, they
have always presented a united front to
Britain when it came to preserving that
market to Commonwealth producers. The
citrus producers, Trinidad, Dominica,
Jamaica and Honduras have all along
acted together to meet threats from the
larger'producers like the U.S.A. and
Israel. In short there has all along
been regional co-operation.
What, however, seems to be behind the
recent high pressure moves is the desire
,to promote economic into gration and
between this and co-operation lies a
whole world. The territories wishing a
larger market for their high-priced
.industrial production are looking long-
ingly at the other territories, par-
ticularly at the smaller ones who would
have difficulty in embarking on a in-
dustrialization programme. The market-
territories will have no particular gain
since the industrializing ones with
their surplus populations are also en-
gaged in agricultural production for'
their own home markets. This, I feel,
is behind the new propaganda activity
for regional inte gration and I hope our
Government is alive to it'

W ANTED
USED POSTAGE STAMPS
West Indies, including Bahamas, Ber-
nuda, British Hondu rc.s, Guyana Cayman
Is., Turks & Caicos, Virgin Is., Nether-
land 1Antillcs, Surinam, Haiti, Dominican
Republic C: Venezuela. For every 100
soaked off undamaged stamps you bring at
the STAR Office or at 68 -Cork Street,
t. ,, / C T\T'UY rL-


1966


No. 174


IN THE SUPREME1 COURT OF THE WINDWARD
ISLANDS AND LEEWARD ISLANDS.

DOMINICA CIRCUIT


Between
J. E. Nassief
and
Coxon L'Homne


Plintiff


Defendant


AUCTION ITOTICE
TO BE SOLD pursuant to an order made by
His Lordship Mr. Allan F.'Louisy on the
26th day of January, 1967, in the
Colony of Dominica, in Suit No. 174 of
1966 between J. E. Nassief and Coxon
L'Hoine; Upon the Application of the
above-named Plantiff for the sale of
the Defendant's land under Section 4
of the Judgements Act at Public Auction
by the Provost Marshal of Doninica, at
the Court'House, Victoria Street, Roseau,
at 2.30 p.m. on Friday 28th day of
July, 1967.
"All that piece or parcel of land
with building thereon situate in the
village of La Plaine, in the Parish
of St. Patrick, in the Colony of
Dominica, containing 1880 square feet
and hounded as follows:-
North by a Public Road; East by lands
of Robert Hypolite; South by lands of
Stansislaus Joseph and Robert Hypolite;
and 'West by lands of Stansislaus Joseph,
recorded in Book of Deeds G. No. 9
folio 90.
Particulars and conditions of sale
may be obtained from Miss Cilna A. W.
Dupigny of Charibers 20 Hanover Street.,
Roseau, Dominica, the Solicitor' having
the carriage of the sale and at the
place of sale,

Dated the 29th day of May, 1967.


C. St. C. Dacon

Registrar and Provost Marshal

2/3


YoU cg (e., M' DURiAiNiiD

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wealth Day) until Thursday morning, June15, at 10 a.m., for the purpose of a
STAFF HOLIDAY. During that period all letters, messages etc. will be received
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NO rN'S LAND by A.W..
I must be forgiven, if during the next
few weeks I become personal, for I'm in
a very difficult position. I'm neither
here or any other place, my mind is
working retrospectively, yet at the same
time I'm very, very excited at the
thought that in less than two months
I'll be in a very new world a world
of bustle, theatre, ballet, art and
every aspect of modern civilization. I
will in fact be for a short time in the
new and wonderful city of New York. The
little, green and peaceful isle of
Dominica will become another memory to
be stored in the dark recesses of my
mind.
I feel suspended in space, things
that are happening-at this moment around
me have no meaning, on the other hand
I feel jealous and miserable that I
wontt be here to enjoy and participate
in events that will be happening in the
-future. It is obviously a case of
'faraway hills are green.' Back three
years ago, when I was going through the
same,phase as I left U.K., Dominica was
just a little mark on the map; yet the
"Caribbean Islands" produced wonderful
images of blue sea and'skies, lush land,
guitars and steel pans, and exciting
men and women. All these things I
found and right now don't want to leave.
But everyone knows that travel broadens
the mind; mine (my mind that is) is be-
coming like a piece of elastic and I
wonder how much more it can bepulledJ
I have a lot to thank Dominica and
the Caribbean for I have learnt a
lot. First and foremost I've learnt td
live in a relaxed manner, not taking
the everyday worries too seriously, al-
thou-gh I haven't caught the laissez-
faire attitude that is quite predominant
which fortunately with the slow progress
of civilization is being stamped out.
I've begun to write and to enjoy putting
my thoughts down on paper. My writing
hasn't been confined to -our weekly
reports, but I've written reams over-
seas, and if I've done nothing more
than bring this island to the minds of
a few people, I feel that I have done
something worthwhile.
W hen I hear people saying that there
is nothing to do in Dominica, I could
scream; for one has only to look
around one and see the place abounding
with life, life to be helped or life
to be enjoyed. There may only be a few
persons whose company you'enjoy enough
to see them day after day, but this is


an island of movement people going
out and also coming in. The number of
new friends I've made through Dominica
is unimaginable. I feel I have had a
part in bringing the people of Dominica
together with those of bigger and larger
countries, for a tourist can never know
the place he visits if he justs sits in
a hotel, or is driven around in a taxi,
they want to meet the islanders. If only
there could be some sort of personnel
officer stationed in various parts of
Roseau just for this purpose....
There are many things here which still
leave a lot to be desired but I'm not
mentioning them here. I don't like a
journalist-who spends his writing space
in insults. To insult is one of the
easiest things; to do it in print is
even easier than with..the normal course
of conversation; so I'm refraining from
this objectionable trait.
Finally, I must try and promise my-
self not to spend my last few weeks here
in my present frame of mind not quite
caring what is happening around me but
to enjoy the time and still try and dis-
cover something new.
oOo


N T I C E
Demonetization of
United Kingdom Coins


All persons holding United Kingdom
coins are requested to exchange them
for British Caribbean Currency Board
coins or East Caribbean Currency Au-
thority notes at any branch of the
following banks- ...-Bank of Nova Scotia,
Barclays Bank D.C.O., Canadian Imper-
ial Bank of Comnmerce and Royal Bank
of Canada.
It is proposed to demonetize United
Kingdom coins in the near future in
all the territories served by the East
Caribbean Currency Authority (viz.,
Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Montset-
rat, St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla,
St. Lucia and St. Vincent) and such
coins will then no longer be legal ten-
der in these territories.
Banks have been informed of the in-
tention to demonetize United Kingdom
coins. Free exchange of such coins will
not be undertaken after demonetization.


1st June 1967
G057-1/1


G.M. Lambert
Managing Director
East Caribban Crrency
Authority.


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~r~isy,~Yun 9,1967TuESTARsag diitee


TRADE DISPUTES ACT (contd. from
last week)
2B (2) contd.
(b) with intent to dissuade or prer
vent the worker from becoming such
officer, delegate or member or from
so appearing or giving evidence.
(3) An employer who contravenes
any oP the provisions of subsection
(1) or (2) is guilty of an offence
and liable on summary conviction of
a fine not exceeding one thousand
dollars or to imprisonmaEt for a
term not exceeding six months or to
both such fine and such imprirBnment
and the Magistrate may order that
the worker be reimbursed any wages
lost by. him and may ILsd direct that
the employee be reinstated in his
former-position or in a similar
positions
(4) A worker shall not cease work
in the service of an employer by
reason of the circumstance that the
em loyer -
(a) is an officer, delegate or mem-
ber of an organisation representa-
tive of the interests of such em-
ployer;
(b) is entitled to the benefit of an
agreement or award under this Act;
or
(c) has appeared as a witness, or
has given any evidence, in a pro-
ceeding under this Act.
(5) A worker who contravenes the
provisions of subsection (4 ) is
guilty of an offence and liable on
summary conviction to a fine not
exceeding two hundred and fifty
dollars or to imprisonment for a
term not excee.ding three months or
to both such fine and such imprison-
ment "
2C (l) An employer shall not de-
clare or take part in a lockout and
*a worker shall not takle part in a
strike in connection with any trade
dispute unless -
(a) the dispute has been reported
to the Minister in accordance with
the provisions of this act; and
(b) the 1iinister has not referred
the dispute to a Board of Inquiry
for settlement within twenty-one
days of the date on which the re-
port of the dispute was first. made
to him; and
-* Uncerlingings our ours Ed.
(Contd.


(c) the Minister has, within
forty-eight hours of the decision
to go on strike, been given fourteen
days notice in writing by the trade-
union or other organisation of its
intention to call a strike or de-
clare a lockout, as the case may
be, so, however, that no such strike
shall be called or lockout declared
until after the last day on which
the Minister may refer the dispute
to a Board of Inquiry.
(2) An anployer who declares or takes
part in a lockout in contravention
oa subsection (1) is guilty of an
offence andc liable on summary con-
viction to a fine not exceeding ten
thousand dollars or to a term not
exceeding three years or to both
such fine and such imprismamInt.
(3) Any trade union or organisation
which cdls a strike in contravention
of subsection (1) shall be guilty
of an offence and liable, on summary
conviction to a fine not exceeding
five thousand dollars or in the
case of its officials to imprispn-
ment for a term not exceeding
Stwo years or to both such fine and
such imrpisonment; and the court
may, in the case of a trade union,
notwithstanding the provisions of
section 11 of the Trade Ugions and
Trade Disputes Ordinance, cancel
the registration of such trade union*
(4) Any individual who calls out
any workers on strike in contraven-
tion of subsection (1) is guilty
of an offence and --
(a) if he is a member of the Ex-
ecutive of a trade union or other
organisation, liable on summary
conviction to a fine not exceeding
one thousand five hundred dollars
or to imprisonment for- a term not.
exceeding twelve months or to both
such fine and such imprisonment;
(b) if he il not such a member,
liable on ummnary inviction to a
fine not exceeding five thousand
dollars or to imrisonment for a
term not exceeding tw years or to
both such fine and such imprisonment,
(57 Any worker who takes part in a
strike called in contravention of
subsection (1) is guilty of an of-
fence and liable on summary convic-
tion to a fine not exceeding two
hundred and fifty dollars or to inm.,
prisonment for a term not exceedinjg
three months or to both.
next week)


*1


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Friday, June 9, 1967


LET DEBATE FLOURISH
by John Spector
One of the most distressing things
about the functioning of British-style
parliamentary democracy in the Caribbean
is that -- most of the time -- it does
not function. In the first place this is
due to a complete misunderstanding by the
ruling party, at any one time, of'the
basic tenet of the British system, which
is, of course, like so many British in-
stitutions founded on long tradition,
an. unwritten one. I refer to the English
respect and allowances for the other
(English) man's point of view (of course
the Englishman could not be expected to
see the point of view of the Frenchman,
German, Indian, African or Colonial
"subject")l In practice, in the United
Kingdom, it means that the rights'and
views of minorities are respected, and
allowed for to an enormous extent in
legislation. Often these are taken care
of by amendments introduced into a Bill
at the Conmiittee stage, which almost in-
variably takes place over a period of
time well after the first reading and
well after the public and press and the
radio, interested organizations and per-
sons, and M.P.s and political parties
have had a chance to discuss and comment
upon the propositions of the government.
In committee, which really is a committee
(with representation corresponding to
the numbers of M.P.s voting both for and
against the bill on first reading) may
sit for several days in a committee room,
going over the clauses one by one, and
often hearing or calling for outside
evidence and expert opinion (which it is
empowered to do). It is at this stage
that the amendments to take care of
minority rights are agreed and intro-
duced, and woolly legal draughtmanship is
clarified. Certainly no bills are rushed
through all their stages in a single
short sitting as was the Trades Disputes
(Amendment) Bill of Dominica recently -
and did'Mr. Speaker accept, or was he
offered, a "Certificate of Urgency" sett-
ing out the reasons why this Bill be
rushed through all stages at one sitting
The second failure of parliamentary
democracy lies in the West Indian feeling
for dramatics, and, in this case the
fault always lies with the Opposition. In
Trinidad, the DLP Opposition never speaks
(in protest against alleged misuse of
voting machines); in Jamaica the PNP
boycotts sittings of the House (protest-
ing election irregularities); in Grenada
Gairyls party have walked out (they


wanted elections before associateship);
in Barbados, walkouts are frequent
and the Prime Minister absents himself
from the House when the Opposition lea-
der gets up to speak,
This attitude of non-cooperation makes
of nonsense of democracy, is irrespon-
sible and it is weak. A people's repre-
sentative is elected by the people of
his constituency to represent them in
Parliament or Assembly; he is paid for it,
and it is his job. By refusing, in one
way or another, to take part in debate
he is contributing to the discrediting
of the whole democratic principle and
leading his country straight into the
paths of totalitaridh perdition.
On the other han4 those in power, the
Governments of the British Caribbean
States, tink that democracy means
'Majority Rule:' 'what their Party de-
cides is best for everyone': 'Party be-
fore Country'. Even on Commissions and
other Administrative Boards they never
consider for one minute appointing per-
sons known to favour the opposition view-
point despitee the fact that a large
proportion of the voters at the last
election did not vote for the ruling
party). For example Premier LeBlanc states
openly that he would not "recommend to
H.M. The Queen" the appointment of a
Governor of Dominica unless he was sure
that the person so-named was sympathetic
to the Labour Party.
I have pleaded in this column for re-
sponsible trade unionism; now I plead
for responsible parliamentary democracy.
Those in power, I ask: "take heed of the
other man's point of view": to those in
Opposition I say: 'Take your responsib-
ilites-seriously, stand up and be counted,
stand up and fight, stand up and debate."

Anguilla (contd. from p. 3)
but rather that Anguilla be left to the
inhabitants to rule and have government
under the headship of England with the
Union Jack Flying, that is all we want
there and peace would be maintain, but
the honourable Premier would not permit
that that to be, he wants to have the
rule where he can render his **** f6r
what we have been doing to his State,
however let's hope that all will be well
soon. Anyway all my family is well and
not fearful.

from A CORRESPONDENT
1st June 1967
Basseterre, St Kitts.


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BOXING:


It's Kid Flite Again


DOMINICA'S uncrowned midCle-weight Cham-
pion Kid Flite met Sil Maynard, middle-
weight Champion of St. Kitts and beat
him. A large crowd (considering the wet
night) turned up at the SMA Stadium on
Sunday to see Flite come from behind to
beat Maynard on points. The Kittitian
began aggrseively and used his height
and reach advantages to good use in
scoring fairly freely in the early rouris
over a cautious Flite. It was from Rnd.
5 that Flite, perhaps realising that he
was behind, really got serious and pro-
ceeded to worry Maynard with hard pun-
ches to the body. In the remaining
rounds Flite opened up so as to use his
left but was never really on top of the
older man who still managed to get in
the occasional blow. MIchel I'assief's
scoring of 46-45 in favour of Flite
seemed more realistic than Br.NcGraw's.
Marcellus Wins by 1Knockout
ROCKY Marcellus boxed impressively to
score a k.o. victory in 1 min.45 sec.
of the 4th round in a scheduled six-
rounder against Kid Rocket. Rocket was
the more aggressive at the start but
soon found himself unable to cope with
the agility of Marcollus. In the first
bout Kid Spoiler beat Young Killer on
points over three rounds.
CRICKET:
i England Going Shell
AT close of play on the first day of
the first test in the England-India
series, England scored 263 for 3. Amis
-- at present heading the County bat-
ting averages -- was omitted from the
twelve. Also not included were Barber
(probably unavailable for the '1.I. tour
due to pressure of business)qnd Colin
Milburn who never fails to score quick
runs, but needs to shed some weight.
Boycott and Edrich opened for Eng-
land but -Edrich fell soon to Surti for
1. Barrington had some unhappy moments
before he made way for Graveney to join
Boycott and knock the Indian bowling.
Graveney was out for 59 and soon after
Boycott rattled up his 100, as he was
joined by d'Oliviera who enlivened the
play with 3 successive fours. At close
he was 19 n.o, and Boycott 106 no,
The full England team reads: Close
(Capt.), Barrington, Boycott, d'Oliviera
Edrich, Graveney, Hobbs, Higgs, Illing-
worth, Narray, Snow. The Indians en-
ter the Headingley Test with a bad rec-
ord -- they have not won one County msorh


Friday, June 9, 1967


FOOTBALL:T
FSubstitutes Now Permissable
A MEETING of the..International Football
Association (F.I.F.A.) held at Iunich
during the week, decided to allow sub-
stitutes during the next World Cup Series
which takes place in Mexico in 1970.
Substitutes will be allowed at any time
in case of injury and one can be used
for any reason at half-time. FIFA is
trying to get national associations to
allow substitutes at any time and for
any reason.
RACING: the Derby was won at Epsom by
previous Classic winner Royal Palace,
favourite at 7 to 4.
NETBALL Season starts officially today
with match at Police HQ (8.15) between
Invincibles & The Rest. Trophies present-
ed afterwards.
FLASH: Egypt accepts U.N. cease-fire.

SHIPS AHOY
SAT. 3.6.67: TV Goostcape ex-UK, general
cargo, iIV Inagua Wave from Florida to
load a bulldozer for B/dos, Canoe Jer-
usalem from Cuadeloupe; MON: MV Rose
Millicent fr. B/dos, gen. cargo, MV
St. Andrew M molasses from Nevis, French
Minesweeper Arcturus (cocktail party
at GH.) TUES: 1IV Carmen Julia from -
Puerto Rico, 8,00bags cement. TED:
MV Federal IMaple sthbound, 13 pass. &
gen. cargo; SS Antilles ex-UK, 2 pass.
THURS: MV Brunstal to load bananas;
MV Charis fr. I/tque, gen. car-o, MV
Federal Palm due Thurs/Friday,
DACON TO BETTER CATO'S CHAMBERS
In addition to becoming the Speaker
of St. Vincent's hew Legislature, Nir. C.
St.R. Dacon is, we understand, to enter
the Chambers of Mr. Robert Milton Cato,
St. Vincent's Premier-designate. **
COMMON ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS 1967
Out of 399 entrants, 187 children passed
with 40% or more mkrks; 36 obtained full
scholarships and 14 got bursaries. (free
tuition). Goodwill School did well. *

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