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Mrs. Jane Lowenthal
Librarian,
Research Institute for
the Study of Man
162 East 78 Street,
New York 10021, N.Y.,
U.S.A.
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Vol, V, No, 2 Saturday, July 2.. lau?967



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BARBADOS TALKS CONTINUE P40MISING


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'he Barbados Conference betvteen a ao -
five-man delegation of Anguillans
(pictures page 12), Lord Shepherd
of Britain, Bradshaw of St. Kitts, and r.,, ...tatives of Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica,
tGuyana and Barbados are progressing towards a healing of the rift between Anguilla and
St. Kitts, despite the 98,5!i of Votors who b)aked secession in the Anguillan Referendam.
A 9-point p3ani offered by the Cribban Coni.owtealth countries has beeu accepted, all
but three points, by the A.nguillans: included ire A sta. tus for Anguilla similar to
that of Tobago towards Triiiidad; an nru uiau Mii.nister for Anguillan Affairs in the
St. Kitts Government; a County Council in Anguillan arn election for samie within four
months. The Anguillan delegation insist upon an unconditional amnesty for all their
iur)porters involved in the. recent crisis aad titt their present provisional government
be recognisod as the int&riri Council ponding elections: they would welcome observers.

-STA

Swinburne Lestrade,
Starsports columnuist
has ,joined the edit-
orial staff of th e
STAIR during his vacc-
ation. He enters
UU,,I., Mona,
Jamaica in Sept-
ember where he
will study .


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DOMINICA SENDS 4 TO MENTAL HEALTH CONFMeENCE
Leavi-g for &Brbados on Saturday are Sister
Tutor, Peace Corps Nurse Janet Fisher and VSO
hurse Clare Finnegan for the Biennial Confer-
ence of the Caribbean Federation for Menta 1
Health, publisher President of the Dominica
Associanioii Robert Allfrey on Sunday will
bo acc, oipanied by Psychiatric Social Worker
Jean Sqrville and her husband, who have been
visiting Dominica after doing a voluntary job
in St. Vincent, under Dr. Schaffner's scheme.
On Thursday night the Executive of the Dom-
inica associationn made plans for Mental Health
.'.k,h which will take place from September 30
to Ocituber 7. This year film shows are plan-
ned for i~ortsilouth and Marigot,







SPage Two THE STAR Saturday, July 29,1967

BLA, BLK, BLA by Androcles
This week I use the report in the "Dominica Chronicle" of the Labour Party's
public meeting in Roseau oh the night of July 14th, as the subject of my comments.
The "Chronicle" is not likely to misreport Labour Party proceedings. There are
some interesting points .
If the "Chronicle's figure of the amount of the United Nations grant for improv-
ing Hominica's water supply--$42),000 over a three-year period--is correctly
stated, the Minister who announced the grant might have refrained from publicly
mentioning it, since it is so ridiculously small in relation to the amount, millions
of dollars, required to'provide a potable water supply for the island. But I, at
leas recognizee in this one of the much-used tactics of the Labour Party: for
the benefit of the mass of unthinking persons, to show that the Party is aware of
the existence of a problem, and in mentioning it to lead the dull-witted to believe
that something is being done about it. These followers are thus lulled into
believing that the problem in hand is being tackled realistically. Thereafter, .
the Labour Party supporters forget all about it. I have seen this trick pateiszo
on the people time after time.
One Minister stated that funds would soon be forthcAming to start the Canefield
Housing Scheme4 Incidentally, it would be interesting if Government made a public
statement of the price it paid for he lands for this housing project showing
price per acre paid (a.) to Check Hall Estate and (b) to Canefield Estate for lands
lying side by side on these two estates. Could the Government satisfactorily
explain the vast disparity in prices paid?. Would the Labour Phrty be good enough
.to supply the information at its next public meeting in Roseau?
Yes, as regards the so-called Housing Project at Canefield, this, I am given to
understand, again does not cater for the poorest-- ;he main supporters of the
Iabour Party--in that if one does not have a few thousand dollars ( or the pros-
pect of owning such a sum) he is out. No provision is made for renting improved
housing. All that this "housing" project is concerned with is providing lots.for
sale to those who can afford to buy them, as in Goodwill. The poor man able to-
pay only one or two dollars house rent per week is still out. Vote for Labour!
In the course of that meeting, as reported, the Premier, defending the level
of his and the other. Ministers' salaries, stated: "Honest Labour Deserves Pay,"
It is true that the majority of those who attend these meetings are persons incapable
of thinking clearly and correctly. Still, this is no reason to take advantage of
them by making wrong and silly statements. WT--- the Premier says amounts to this:
you pay people salaries or wages not for how well and skillfully they can do a job,
but on the basis of whether thay are clean; of heart as seen by the Party. It is
therefore seearly acting on this reasoning that Labour chooses the type of represent-
atives of the people that it does. From the Party's point of view, such people
give honest labour and deserve the pay of members of the House of Assembly.
WtevcOr carried on a business or built a huise on the basis of paying wages, not
for work done, but for honesty of purpose ?
The Premier, in defending his personal decision to build a complex of adminis-
trative buildings rather than anything else for the welfare and progress of the
island, informed his few hearers that the huge building (costing $3,000,000) would
be equipped with elevators, (also surrounded by slums 1) and would house two
Magistrate Courts and a museum. I am sure that the rumour which went round that
this building is being put up by the Premier as his personal monument, is correct.
-I:have already written at length on this matter and put up twelve schemes which,
by any sane reckoning, would more greatly and permanently benefit the island rather
than this monument. I do not say any more except to add that I have every proof
that this question of alternative uses for three million dollars has sunk into the
consciousness of the people of Dominica.
Finally, we come to the more interesting point made at the meeting. Solemnly,
the Ministers avowed that a local rebellion, Anguilla-style, is at the planning
stage. Whoever heard such nonsense? I wonder whether the idea is a subconscious
commentary of what the.Labour Government deserves or is it the old trick of trying
to divert a'population's attention from its. woes and miseries by giving it some-
thing dramatic and far-fetched to think abqut? This happens in dictators.s.3 all
the time:-When things are getting unbearable, the dictator offers "proof" i: ..t its:
neighbours are planning to invade the country or, particularly en Conmunist reg mes
Qcnnao on pc.,ge-)






Saturday, July 29, 1977


QUEEN AND COMMONWEALTH
We are indebted to BIS for the fine pic-
ture of the Queen knighting Sir Francis
Chicheser on page 6. Princess Mar-
garet, who recently had a four-day check-
up in hospital, met Sergeant George Vanter-
pool of Dominica at RAF married quarters
near Cambridge. Vanterpool's two boys and
two girls watched the greeting.

BRITAIN: Lord Shepherd, new Minister of
State for Commonwealth Relations, accom-
panied by his P.S. Mr. Gordon & Legal Ad-
viser de Winton, joined the. talks on St.
Kitts-Anguilla problems which were still
going on 'satisfactorily' in Barbados on
Friday. Lord Shepherdwill visit St.Kitts
and Anguilla; he has taken over from Mrs.
Judith Hart, now replacing Eiss Margaret
Herbison (who resigned as Minister for
Social Security because she was not in-
formed of changes in provisions by the
Cabinet.)These changes include raising of
children's allowances to 15/- for each
2nd child and 18/- for any child there-
after; higher cost of school meals, etc.
** Employent, housing and credit facil-
ities discrimination are to be added as
an extension of the British Race Relations
Act. ***
*HOME SEURETARY Roy Jenkins has now
ordered (Friday) that Black Power man
Stokely Carmichael is not to be allowed
to re-enter Britain, since his presence
there would not be in the interest of
citizens' wellbeing. Michael X (de
Freitas, a Trinidadian like Carmichael)
is now being investigated. In an inflam-
matory speech at Reading he tried to stir
up race hatred against the entire white
population of Britain, whom he described
as 'vicious, nasty people', boasting (say
official reports) that he had killed, and
would encourage others to do likewise.
TRIITIDAD: Roger Gibbons of Trinidad won
the first gold medal for cycling in the
Commonwealth-American contests. ***
CINARD LINER Queen Mary was sold to a
concert in Long Beach, California, for
fi1,250,000: she is to be used as a marit-
ime nuuseum., **
c4RENADA: Preparations are in hand for
the holding of general elections on Aug.
24. Mr. Friday (onetime DGS-Head) is a
loading candidate, for the G.N.P. ***
DQMIITICA: Kind deeds Sister Thomas of
Children's Ward collected .cash for a new
'fridge': anon donation of 1501 Sister
Christopher of Stronach is taking steps
towards obtaining a ceiling fan for her
Ward, an item which is greatly needed. *
: *


'ANDROCLES (contd.fr.p.3) reactionary
elements are trying to overthrow the
"popular" government. It is a quite
stale trick. I suggest to the Ministers
that the whole thing is a figment of
their collective imagination, perhaps
induced by events in Anguilla. They know
as well as all of us that Dominicans are
not made of the same stuff as the people
of Anguilla. If they cannot put up a
decent opposition party to the Labour
Government, is it likely th-t they can be
planning rebellion? Balls !
UNQUALIFIED SUCCESS
Open- Day at Roseau Mixed Infants Sch.
The Head Teacher, Staff and Pupils of
the Sfhool wish to thank all parents,
Education Officers and others who found
time to come to their Open day last Tues.
despite the strain of business. Special
thanks go to Prison Superintendent Mr. G.
Clarke M.B.E., who on urgent request from
the Principal sent a gang of prisoners to
cutlass and clean up the school yard.
All through the day from 9-4 visitors
came'in steadily and saw the pupils and
teachers at actual work; they were invited.
to see the children's work books, Term test
results, attendance records, handwriting,
specimens and arts & crafts exhibits. Of
course each parent was particularly eager
to see the class to which his child belonged
and to find out from the class teacher just
how well he or she had been doing. The
teachers much appreciated such enthusiasm.
The School's percussion band (ably con-
ducted by Assistant Teachers Mrs. H. Daly-
rymple and D. Joseph)provided lively back-
ground entertainment on this excellent
occasion, presided over by Head Teacher
Christian. Contributed.

OPERATION HOSPITAL SUPPLIES: large gifts
of equipment from the Canadian Government
have arrived in the West Indies: the Leo-
wards collection is in St. Kitts for dis-
tribution, and the Windwards in St.Vincent.
C.M.O. Dr. Shillingford goes to St.Vincent
on Sunday to select Dominica's share. ***
DOMITICA newsbriefs: The prize given by
High Commissioner McKinney to Mr. Earl
Andre (radio technician) was a fine radio;
theme of his winning essay was 'Man and
his World'. Mr. 0,A. Walker is resigning
as Education Officer here: Mr. Wills Jer-
vier B.A., ex master at DGS, is to take o~g
A tremendous round of goodbye parties for
Dr. and Mrs. David Woolfson were held befe
their departure this week...sometimes 2 or
3 a night! Among those who entertained AW
and her Doctor husband were Mr.Fred Browne,
the Allfreys, the Eddie Pinards, the Peter.
Dupignys, and the Reggie Armours. Woolfsons
gave a last-night dance in their empty homes


THE STAR


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Page Four THE STAR


NOTICE TO BANANA GC-r'.Tr
Banana growers are informed that the
Board of Management of the Dominica
Banana Growers' Association has decided
to suspend the Hurricane "Inez" Rehabi-
litation Scheme as front 31st August, 1967
until 1st April, 1968. All cultivations
which are planted or re-planted up to
31st August, 1967 will be supplied with
the full quota of Fertilizer but no new
applications will be accepted and all
plantings and re-plantings under the
Scheme should cease after that date.
This decision was made with a view to
encouraging farmers to increase thsir
sunner supply.


DOMINICA BANANA
GROWERS' ASSN.
20th July, 1967.


McM. DORIVAL
Ag. General Manager


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NOTICE TO BANANA GROJPES

COT-..CLT,. INSTJ ...' E FOR HUTRRICATNE
"INIEZ" REHABILITATION PLOTS

Growers-under the H.I.R. Scheme are
informed that the Associatioh has under-
taken to contractually insure all culti-
vations under-that Scheme. The Associ-
ation'has agreed to advance the premium
to the grower but it will be necessary
for the grower to sign an agreement,
the details of which will be explained
to the grower on presentation by the
Area Supervisor.
The co-operation of all growers is
kindly solicited.


DOMINICA BANANA
GROWERS' ASSN.
20th July, 1967.


McM. DORIVAL
Ag. General Manager.


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NOTICE TO BANANA GROWERS
MINIMUM WEIGHT
Banana Growers are notified that as
from'the week commencing Sunday 23rd
July, 1967, the minimum weight of Bananas
acceptable at the Company's Reception
Stations will be 15 Ibs.


DO-T ICGa. BANANA
GROVERS' ASSN.
July 25th, 1967.


Mc.M. DORIV`L
Ag. General Manager


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R EA D E R S
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Dear Madam,


VI E WS
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Poets and Patois:
Does. it not seem a little strange that
our aspiring young poets of today couldn't
care less about trying to use a little
rhyme in their lines. I notice a complete
disregard for it. I know that times change
and we are becoming more modern, people
try to be original and not merely to copy
others and all that.- But I find a certain
beauty in lines: like:
Off Dominica's leeward coast in
seventeen-eighty-two,
The valiant Rodney fought a fight
that Frenchmen ever rue
and perhaps if I were a literature student,
I could name many other examples. Even the
calypsonians make a supreme effort to get
their lines to rhyme. Couldn't our poets
try too? I mean, it sounds so nice on the
ears ~AApity 1 But, as I said, times change
May I suggest that the authorities de-
clare patois the "Language of the Day" for
November 3rd every year. I am conscious;
of a "Ban the Patois" campaign among our
"intellectuals,. I would hate to see the
day when my grandson would say:- "Grand-
father, please say something in patois for
me. I do so like to hear it i How nice it
must have been to listen to two people
arguing in patois V' However, this is- pure-
ly a matter of opinion. -
JULIUS C. JOHN, St. Joseph


(You will doubtless
poem in this i.ssue.
day patois idea is a


enjoi Mr.Casimir's
We think your National
good one. --Ed.)


REGIO NAL LJTJGUTAGES IN INDIA
India's Union Cabinet on July 18, 1967
approved Education Ministry's proposal
for switch at all levels from English to
regional languages as a medium of instruct-
ion within 5 years, sto be given time
for preparation of books on science and
technical subjects taught ar University
level.

Dear Mrs. Editor,
Reaction to the STAR
Please allow me space in your column
to express ny opinion towards your paper,
the STAR. This paper is one of the best
to read: it's Educational, it's Internation-
al and so called by me "my relaxation
paper",'The STAR has got me confirmed to
reading. If this paper flops, readers will
be at a loss. A little more of our STAR
ladies wou~ elevate your-coverage.
V.J.E.


Saturday, July 29, 1967







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The Methodist Church had their Mission-
ary Meeting at Portsmouth on July 24th,
which was very well attended, not only by
the Methodists, but also by members of
different denominations, aq, as exprerst
ed by the Deputation, Reverend ennming
of Antigua, who was assisted by the two
ministers from Roseau and Marigot respect-
ively.
The Chairman for the evening was
4r. A.B. Marie, the Magistrate.
The financial statement was given by
Rev. Poore, which by far exceeded that of
last year. The announcement evinced
great joy amongst the congregation and
likew!eo to Rev. Poore himsel4---the
new resident Minister--as an expression
of encouragement and appreciation from
the members of the community.
1 vote of thanks was extended:by Mr.
Harold Thomas, and the function closed
with a hymn.

BENSE WINS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP
The final match of the' Northern Dis-
trict Schools Cricket ixeagu. Championship
was played at Benjamin's Park, Portsmouth,.
6n Sunday July 15, Coulibistrie School
playing Bense School. Because of heavy
overnight rains, the wet grounds hold up
play till about a quarter to two when
play could eventually begin.
Winning the toss, Bense batted, and
could only muster a meagre 19, owing to
the bowling of S. Prosper who mesmerised
all batsmen. Be captured 7 for 7 in
5m4t oV*ass. It seemed that Coulibistrie
would have the shield when in reply they
scored 32, R.Joseph 13 and W. Celestine
5 for 15 in 7.4 overs. But the tables
turned for the second innings.,
Being led by 13 on first innings the
Bonse boys were determined neto get the
lash, and so put up a good score of 87
of which JameasThomas had a fino knock
of 34 not out. Facing a total of 74,
Coulibistrie could only muster 21 against
the bowling of.W. Celestine who took 6
for 2 and A.Mason 3 for 10. All in all
it was: a-vory good game for the Bense
boys wvho took the cup and Shield for
1967 --Contrib.
ROS'J ~MIXED INFANT SCHOOL
Open Day at Roseau Mixed Infant School
took place on 25th July. Miss F. Chris-
ti.:u, Head Teacher received the visitors.
If you enjoy reading the STAR, -please
p.y your subscription promptly I
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Saturday, July 29, 1'


Page Five


THE' STAR


VACANT POST OF CLERICAi| i
OFFICER, SUB-TREASURY
'PORTSMOUTH

Applications are invited from suit-
ably qualified persons for appointment;
to the post of Ancillary Clerical
Officer, Sub-Treasury, Portsmouth,
Bivision of the Ministry of Finance.
2. The salary is in the scale-of
$1332'x 60 1452 x 84 1872 x 96 -
2160 7- 120 x 2760 x 144 3192.
3- The post is on the permanent and
pensionable establishment.
4. Applicants should hold-the Generdf,
Certificate of Education in at least
two subjects at Ordinary Level.
5. Application should be addresaed
to the Secretary, Public Service Gnmm-
ission and should reach her not later
than 15th August, 1967

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
OFF=.ir,
ROSEAU,
24th July, 1967.
File No.PSC.4/17
G077 1/1

TRPITTING COURSE
Applications are invited from suitably
qualified persons who wish to be considerdS:
for training in Geological Technology.
2, The training will be of three months:
duration and the trainee, who will be .
attached to the Geological Laboratory in
Guyana, will be taught the techniqueasvf
determining trace elements: in geochemical.
soil samples by wet colorinetric methods:
On successful completion of course the
trainee will be required to assist in the
comprehensive geological survey of Dominir'
soon to be undertaken.
3. Applicants should have had a secondary;
school education with at least a G.C.E."'-"
level pass in Chemistry.
4. Applications stating full name and addo-
ress, age, standard of education, present
employment, experience and qualifications
should be addressed, to the Secretary,
Public Service Commission, Roseau, and
should reach her not later than 5th Augun
1967.
5. The award will'provide return passages-:
maintenance grant, tuition fee and trans.
portation in connection with the'training,
6. The candidate to whom the award is mad:.
will be required to sign an agreement to
serve this Government for a period of up t
to 3 years after completion of his studio::
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MCichester in Irnnd
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cept a late ciOt by
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GR,'enrey du'-ri~g the
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Saturday auly 29, 1967
READERS' VIEWS (contd.)
Dear Editor,


THEY STAR


Madam Editor,
Madam Edtor, y Second Big House?
.I heard people say that it might be a


Many people seem to uphold the st tc- cinzc-i hall, but let me say that it-will
nent that Portsmouth is a "Republic" and not be a very good thing for this -4teent
as: such the rules and regulations that generation. Our boys and girls; will break
concern the rest of the island do not out wilder in Dominica 1 I hope I will
affect Portsmouth in the least. not be there to see them, but I can predict
Just a few months ago the island's- what will take place in the near future.
Newspapers published the hours after Our youth will become more and more vile,
which nails would not be accepted for Blackleg, gambler, blood-thirsty ; or
posting to Roseau or elsewhere by mail vulgar, shameless women. They call it the
truck leaving on the following morning, modern times, the shameless women exposing
The times for Portsmouth are as follows:- their person, the late hours and all the
Tuesday and Fridays registration closes many evils that fil nd ballroom
at 5oo0 p.n. and ordinary at 3.30 p.n. encourage.
respectively. This- is fitting in order MORE TIME, Goodwill.
to enable the Post Office Clerks to get
the ;;ail.bagged in readiness for trans---.
portation on the following mornings GOODBYE AND THANKS
which would be Wednesday and Saturday,
E would.like to ask if this gives the It has: been impossible to say a person-
Portsmouth Post Office the right to be al goodbye to everyone that I have known
closed to the Public on other days of during the past year but I would not like
the week at 3.00 p.m. I an of the opin~a'to leave without saying thank you in some
that although mails posted after the time way.
mentioned above would be too late for My stay here has been very happy and
transportation on the next day, the public this is because wherever I have gone, I
should be able to continue buying stamps have met friendliness and kindness.
etc. up to 3.30 for the earliest on any As I carry back to-England my sr'rW of
day-of the week except Saturday which is happy memories, I leave all .~ny good wishes
half-day and Sunday the Lord's Day, All for you and your lovely island.
Government Offices close at 4.00 p.m. JOAN HOLLAS.
Why should the Portsmouth Post Office be
any exception? ON CRIME
The clerk in the Post Office refused At best, law enforcement in all nations.
to sell stamps to a certain member of restraint and punishes but a few of the
the Public on Monday when the time by multitude of lawbreakers. The bigger
the Post Office clock was only 3.25 p.m. criminals, wealthy and shrewd, operate
Quite often at 3.15 some of the Post freely for the most part. Ordinary citizen
Office Clerks- are well on their way have even come to view the condition as
home. This I an sure, Mr. Editor, does normal and are satisfied to let things con-
not happen in Roseau; why then should tinue as they are, at least until there is
the Portsnouth Public be nade to suffer threat to them personally. For this reason
for -he neglect of Officers who are. paid the police receive a minimum of-cooperation
from the Public Purse for inofficient from the citizenry and are often even ob-
work? structed. Surely a dismal but accurate
Not long ago, people expecting mails reflection upon humankind today ----U.S.
had to experience an extra long waiting Asst. Attorney. W.L. Siegel.
period outside the Post Office on a "Court rules du not cause crime, People
Saturday afternoon just because the Off- do not comit crimes cause they know they
icer with the keys for ae letter bdg was cannot be questioned by the police before
at a nearby shop about his own private presentment, or even because they feel
business. Is this giving the taxpayer they will nof be convicted. We as a people
the service that is due tiert? commit crimes because we are capable of
And above all Mr. Editor, the dis- com itt.ng crimes. We choose to commit
Courtesy with which some of the officers crimee, .-.ttorney General Ramsey Clark.
.;.1 with the public is heart-rending
.1I appalling. OLD CARIBBEAN NOTES
This state of affairs cannot be allo- .After Saturday 29th July, 1967, banks-
ed to continue. will nake a charge for'accepting old
LEROY MITIIELL Portsmouth British Currency Board.


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1Zd1' NEAT-w


By NORMAN WILLIAM^

He just continued to give the same polished hut
uninspired performance every time he donned a
pair of gloves, until one night...

Y OU'RE going to hear a lot about Jimmy
Tranton in the very near future, if I'm
any judge of lighters. I've been training
and managing scrappers from the year dot, and
there's nobody who knows more about the fight
game than yours truly, even if I do say so my-
self. And I'm telling you that Jimmy has the
makings of a world beater. Mind you, if you
had come to me a couple of months ago and
asked my opinion as to his chances in that
respect 1 would have told you that he was a
very useful scrapper, but his possibilities of a
championship bout were very, very remote---so
remote, in fact, that they didn't exist.
The trouble with Jimmy was that he lacked
sparkle. He had absolutely no fire at all. He
boxed well; he looked good. Upstairs he was
built like a heavyweight with the kind of chest
and shoulders you see in a health magazine,
but he was as light on his feet as a ballet
dancer. When I first saw him get into the ring
for a try-out with Len Roper I said to myself,
"There's championship material, and no mis-
take!"
I hadn't handled a really good middleweight
for years. Now that I come to think of it, there
haven't been too many of them about. I had
some pretty good boys in my stable--includ-
ing Ted Hussing, whom I was grooming for a
smack at the light-heavyweight title-but none
of them looked half as good to me as Jimmy
did that day when he ducked under the ropes
and squared up to Len Roper, who is con-
sidered one of the best cruiser-weights in the
business.
Everybody in the gym gravitated towards the
ring to watch the slaughter. Len Roper was a
killer by instinct. lie couldn't pull a punch to
save his life. We could never get any sparring
partners to Lo into the ring with him, for that
reason. He used to murder them. Ive kniov n
him to get into the ring with one of his best
pals with the object of just sparring around,
friendly like, but within a few minutes Len
would be hammering away at him as if he was
his worst enemy.
1 told him to take it easy with Jimmy, since
the kid made no secret of the fact that he hadn't


h'id any professional f4.'hls as vcl. He'd won

mean a Ihing. Boxing i the one :.Iac wh
anaileur ilf(e coiini for nothing :. i not Ivin
that good amlatour bo'.r'. can't in ike the eride,
most of 'em wivanriblv do: .J "Sugar" Ray Robinson, to mention but ;a
couple, were jirnl-l.:ite amateur hoetrs before
they turned professionals hbut the fl'ct remrnains
that you have to practically learn the whole
business over awain from the start when vonl
turn pro in the fight gtiane.
Len promised me that he would pull his
punches, and for the first couple of seconds he
kept his word. Then Jimmy iabhed him on. the
n:se witl! a nice Ich and ;all heli broke loose.
Len crowded him into a corner, swinging
punches at h ,n from all direct;ins. I got ready
with the smelling-salts. but what seemed like
years later .Jimmy emerged from the melee
with every hair intact and breathing as evenly
as if h hhad just stepped out of a cab, whereas
Len was puffing nd blowing like a grampus.
It went on like that for three rounds, with
Len trying everything he knew and Jimmy
taking it all in his stride. It was a pleasure to
watch, except for one thing--Jimmy was on
the defensive all the time. Never once did he
take the fight to .Ler. not even when he had
him where he wanted him. It was almost as if
he vwas afraid to lash mot.
'What's ihe matter? Are your hands a bit
on the soft side?" I asked him afterwards.
"No, I don't think so," he said, looking at
his hands aa if seeing them for the first time.
"Then why didn't you lay into Len when
you had the chance?"
"I didn't see the point. After all, we were
only supposed to be sparring."
"Yes, that's true," I was compelled to admit.
He had his first professional fight at the
Stadium. lHe won it on a comfortable margin
of points, hut i can't say that the decision was
a popular one. The crowd accused him of back-
pedalling, among other things, and for once
they were right.
I took him to task immediately after the
fight.
"Arc you scared of getting hurt or some-
thing.?" I asked him.
He stared at me. "No, I don't think so," he
brought out slowly.
"Ba'ck-pcdalling is all'very well in its way,
but it'!i never get you anywhere. You've got to
take the iniiativc once in a while."






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I might just as well have been talking to the
punch-bag. You could almost see it going in
one ear and coming out the other.
He had me worried in many other respects,
too. He used to come into the gym most days
arm in arm with his old man. Maybe I'm preju-
diced, but I couldn't help feeling it was a bit
sissyish on his part. It seemed so unnatural for
a fellow his age to trot around with his father
in that fashion. Not that the old boy was any
trouble. Jimmy would deposit him in a seat
somewhere at the back of the gym and he'd
just sit there smiling to himself over some secret
joke. I don't think he exchanged more than
two words with anybody during the many
hundreds of times he visited the gym. As soon
as he had finished training for ;th day, Jimmy
would link his arm through that of the old boy
and they'd stroll out looking more like a pair
of Continentals than father and son.
During the fifteen months that followed
Jimmy had twelve fights. He won all twelve of
'em-on points, needless to say. But in spite
of his wins he wasn't at all popular with the
crowd. They like a fellow to have a go in the
ring. Unless there's buckets of blood slopping
around they feel they're not getting their
money's worth. Personally, I haven't got much
time for crowds of any sort. I think you always
see humanity at its worst when it forms into
a mob. Unfortunately, in boxing, like so many
other sports, you've got to piay to the crowd if
you want to get to the top. Talent alone isn't
usually enough.
I kept drilling it into Jimmy that he would
have to prove to the critics that he had a punch;
that he could dish it out as well as take it. He'd
promise faithfully to do something about it the
next time he got into the ring, but he never did.
He just continued to give the same polished
but uninspired performance every time he
donned a pair of gloves.
And then his old man died. He didn't tell
me about it. 1 had to drag it out of him. He
came in the next morning looking like death
warmed up.
"Wlhat'; the matter? Arc you feeling off
colour?" 1 asked him.
"No, I'm all right," he said.
Anyhow, to cut a long story short, he finally
told me what had happened.
"You'd better go home," I told him. "You


won't feel like boxing today. I'll find a substi-
tute for tonight's fight."
"Oh, no you won't," he said obstinately. "I'm
lighting Tony Massatti tonight as arranged."
Tony Massatti was a really tough proposition
in every sense of the word, and I could see
Jimmy getting himself hurt real bad, going
into the ring feeling the way he did. I tried to
talk him out of it.
"You're in no shape to box," I argued.
"Oh, yes I am," he said stubbornly.
The fight fans had nicknamed Massatti "The
Bull". It fitted him to a "T". He was as broad
as an ox, and his style of fighting was like that
of an angry bull. The moment the bell rang for
the start of round one he lowered his head and
came charging baldly at Jimmy across the ring.
"You'll never catch up with him, Bull!"
yelled some wag in the crowd. "He's due to
start back-pedalling any minute now!"
Well, for once the crowd was wrong. Jimmy
stood his ground and, as Massatti came boring
in, he unleashed an upper-cut that was a thing
of beauty and a joy to behold. Massatti's teeth
rattled like castanets but, like I said before, he
was tough and he came straight back for more.
I'm not exaggerating when I say that Jimmy
had the crowd yelling their heads off as the
fight progressed. He was a changed man. He
didn't back-pedal once, and he fought like a
real champion. He had Massatti down for a
count of six in the third round and a count of
eight in the fifth. He made Massatti look like a
rank amateur. Like the sports writers said
afterwards, Jimmy gave him the kind of boxing
lesson he wouldn't forget in a hurry. I don't
usually get excited during a scrap-I've seen
too many fights to get carried away, so to speak
--but much to my surprise 1 found myself
yelling with the rest.
I don't think Massatti laid a single glove on
Jimmy throughout the entire bout. Jimmy posi-
tively made him look silly. He hit him exactly
where and when he pleased, so that by the time
the ninth round came up Massatti looked as if
he'd been through the mincing machine. But
he was still as game as they make 'em. Any-
how, Jimmy decided that the slaughter had
gone on long enough. As the bell went for the
tenth round he adopted Massatti's tactics and
came tearing across the ring. I honestly don't
think Massatti knew what hit him; he went
down and stayed down.
"What came over you?" I asked Jimmy after
the light.
"I didn't see any point in telling you before,"
he said, "but my father was blind. Tonight was
the first time he ever saw me fight!"


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THE STAR


PEACE CORPS TRAINEES.
. group of 23 Peace Corps Trainees and
three staff Supervisors who arrived in
Doninica recently to do a period of pre-
lininary training. In addressing then,
the Premier wished then a pleasant stay
on the island. They will eventually
smrve in Sierra Leone.

WORLD METHODIST MEETING INI LONDON
Leading Methodist from all parts of the
Caribbean travelled to Britain this
nonth forlhe Methodist Overseas Consult-
ation in Manchester. The Reverend Hugh
Sherlock, who is the first President of
the Methodist Church: of the Caribbean,
travelled from Jamaica for the meeting,
which brought together more than 100
representatives from 30 countries. Other
Mfthodistri who n d-- i lnr' -A ",,A A 4


Donald Jackson,
and the Reverend
who has served i

PAPER
A "paper" house
erected to provi
tion only in dis
in London Exhibi
made from triple
board a materi
pa-ckaging, and i
after hurricanes

LONDON B
London Bridge (1
is for sale, pri
If unsold, the b
on the site of b
dating back some
demolished. ZAno
3,300-,000, is t
to carm more tr
The City Corp
.2,000 illustrate
the bridge's his
towers. Possible
British history
piecemeal, or fi
S V5 1 for British
The bridge, which
William IV, hands
but inadequate t
amount of traffic
TIE POPE VI
After a tremendo
Turkey last week
the troubled cou
ligious leaders
back in Rone unh
anoinher earthqua


BLACK POWER
The Black Power movement, augmented by
youthful hooligans; has blazed a trail
of bodily violence, fires and looting
in several American cities. In Detroit
the warst-racial troubles ever known in
the U.S.A. took place early this week.
After 4 hours of rioting damage was
estimated at ?175,000 U.E ; by Thursday,
37 people were dead, sone 2,000 injured
(250 in hospitals) and the 11,000 Feder-
al troops which had been called in by
Governor Romney had a struggle to restore
some sort of-order. Other strife-spots
were Rochester'N.Y., Houston Texas:.,
Englewood N.J., Toledo Ohio.and parts of
Maryland.
Ii&Lwhile, Black Power leader S.tokely
Garmichael has been in Britain',-and angry
citizens have demanded his- deportation,


eU nc U e0r
the Guyanese Chief Justi but Roy Jenkins- Hfome Secretary, has
SC.L. Carty, of Anguilla tolerated his speeches to migrant crowds
.n the Lewards District. inciting then to "take over". Carmichael
says he is going to North Viet Nan. Mean-
HOUSING FOR DIS^STEPS while back in Detroit, a reporter met an
old Negro woman weeping -- her hone had
which can be quickly beer burned down by a mob she asked
de tenporaxr acconoda- him to help her and he gave her a little
aster areas was on show noney. As ho was leaving the scene, the
tion this month. It is old lady called hin back to write down
-wall corrugated fibre- his address so that she-could pay him back.
al hitherto used for Four distinguished IThgrb leaders in
.s intended for shelter America (led by Dr. MI'rtin Luther King)
Setc. have dissociated themselves from the Black
..--.. Power wave which is sweeping America.
RIDGE FOR SALE They had hoped to hake their gains towards
36-year-old landmark) social,aand economic equality through
ce 100,0 reasonable means.
.ce c100,000. local commentator told the STAR:
ridge which has stood "The West Indian coniunity cannot ielp
2,000dges across the Thwill be being concerned about the race riots
2ther bridge, costing plaguing some of nAerica's cities, with
o be completed in 1970 associated calls for separatist legisla-
affic. tion, which Black Power imagines will
oration is printing separate once and for all White and Negro
d brochures setting ot peoples." He went on: "What deserves some
.d brochures setting out i
thought is the genuineness (or lack of it)
ory for potential cus-o l of these Negro militants, who threw out
Ly an Aerican who likes a
may n the bwdado-m white newsncenfrom a recent 'closed' meet-
may ;ot the b'icbld.. down
.nd someone writh da rea ing...but the Negro newsmen jumped out
someone th a a of the windows with their colleagues. These
History to buy it. Negro militants nake vociferous appeals
h was opened by King to Black Power to rip themselves apart
till structurally sound, from thite dominance. Although Black
o carry the increasing Power's claims seen unrealistic and in-
c. practical, they should not be brushed
SITS TURKEY aside uncohsidered; we must not forget
us earthquake devastated that Negroes in the United States basically
:, His Holiness flew to have a genuine cause to fight for; they
rntry for talks with re- want to end racial prejudice."
about unity. He arrived Since the above words were spoken, we
armed--but after he left learn that Carnichael is in Cuba organis- --
ke took pace, ing "real rebellion" on Cuban lines i~'USA.


ahge Tan


Saturday,_ July 29, 1967





T-E STARg


1961.


No. 43


In the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands.
Colony of Dominica.
Between
Isaac Newton Shillingford as
Business Trustee of A.C.Shilling-
ford & Co., Plaintiff.
and
Roxon Robin- Defendant'

AUCTION NOTICE

TO be sold pursuant to an Order
made by the Honourable Mr. Justice
Allan Louisy on the 5th day of
July, 1967, upon the Application of
the above named Plaintiff for the
sale of the Defendant's. land under
section 4 of the Judmucnts. Ordinance
Cap.10. on Monday the 14th day of
August, 1967, at 3.00 o'clock in the
afternoon.
A lot of land situate at Wesloy-in the
Parish of St. Andrew, in the Colony of
Dominica containing 3223 square feet and
bounded as follows : On the North by
land of Henry Phillip, On the South by
land of Christaline Jarviere, On the
West by Public ,Main Road, On the East
by Public Road separating it from the
land of Egbert Joseph. Recorded in Book
of Deeds Z No.7 folios 832-833.
Particulars and conditions of
ccL~: may be obtained' from Hiss
Vanya Dupigny oof Chambers, 6 Kennedy
Avenue, Roseau, Dominica, the
Solicitor having the Carriage of
the sale and at the place -of sale.

Dated the 11th day of July, 1967.

V.L: IINSTON
2/4 Ag. "TEGISiTRR- & PI .


ILLUSTRATED ADVERTISE ING
Why not try a "picture advert" to
attract new customers?
**:: ****** ***


READERS VIEWS
Dear Madam,Poverty,Alcohol & Godlessness
I have been following with interest the
views of readers as regards capital punish-
,ment. Please permit me here 'tL express a
few ideas on the subject.
Let us consider briefly three of the
Many factors that are responsible for crir-
1. Poverty A-large percentage of the
population of Dominica live under very
poor ,conditions. Parents need to work so
hard for a meagre living that they cannot
find time to train their children. oY.c'
can therefore hardly blame tiocc children
for their conduct. When these neglected
kids grow up it is very unlikely that they
will be ambitious, rather, a majority would
tpke the downward tend, and a few of the
worst will most certainly face murder
charges. How could we then demand their
heads? If the more well-to-do families
had shown some concern for their unfortuna
ate neighbours, someone may have been saved
from the gallows. Instead, it would
occur to me that the rich close their eyes
and ears to the poor and so we have a
"survival of the fittest." (2) ALCOHOL-
This lays a large part in Doinincan soci-
ety. A person who does not drink is re-
garded as "one of those." Yet when the
less temperate person, drinks, loses his:
reason, and commits a crime, the same
society that would regard him a fool if
he didn't drink, would now demand his neck-
is that fair? (3) GODLESSIESS When a
person decides-to turn from his evil ways,
obey God's law and demonstrate practical
Godliness he is laughed at, scoffed at,
and even persecuted. This same society
that is cruel towards a. consecrated man
has no right to be unsympathetic to the
one who devintes from God's law, dterin--
4tes, and eventually finds himself before
court on a murder charge. Away with cap-
'ital punishment I Society is largely res-
ponsible for crimes that are committed.
However, preventative measures can be
taken. Social centres can find means for
Assisting very poor families. Employment
exchanges can be set up to assist the.
unemployed in finding suitable employment,
She health visitor can be alerted to spot
the family going short of food and other
necessities because of alcoholism, and the
alcoholic concerned can be assisted before
it is too late.-
Let us not seek to send men to the
gallows, but rather do what we can to im-
prove conditions for them and decrease
the crime rate.
MERCIFUL, Goodwill.


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for the Caribbean Government M i n i s t r s
plenary meeting.


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guiJ;'a'S Interim Go cern-
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Saturday~, July 29,1967 TEE STAR Page Thirteen


ST E- N D E R

Tenders are invited for the purchase .
of the following:-
(a) One Bedford five ton truck
chassis. Registered No.902
(b) One.Long Wheel Base Land Rover.
Registered No.1+44
Tenders which h should be in
sealed envelopes marked "Tendrsr for
the purchase of Vehicles" should be
addressed:
Etso Standard Gil S.ALtd.,
Fond Cole,
Dominica.
and should reach the Esso Bulk Plant
at Fond Cole not lator than 3 p.m. on
Wednesday 2nd August, 1967.
2/2

DOI-NIICA AGRICULTURAL I-Lj"ITTIYG BD.11 J
V A C A N C Y
Applications are invited for the
y.'tof Foreman, Fruit Packing Plant.
Only persons with sound practical exper-
ience in the operation of a Citrus Rick"
ing Plant, and technical knowledge of
plant and machinery need apply.
The- salary will be in the range
41872 to $2904 per annumn in the first
instance.
Applications- should reach the Market-
ing Board, Bay Street, Roseau not later
than 31st July, 1967. Applications
received after that date will not be
considered.
M.CG..WHITE
232 Acting Gen. Manager.
DOMlii-fiL AGRICULTURAL I .R'IZI :G BORRD i
V A C A N C Y
Applications are invited for the
post of Assistant Boiler-man, Fruit
Packing Plant. The duties of the post
will be mainly to assist the Boiler-
man and work related to the Fruit Pack-
ing Plant. The holder of the post will
be required to undertake such other
duties as may be assigned to him from
tine to tine by the General Mangger.
The salary will be at the rate of
.65.00 per month.
Applications should reach the Market
i Bar, Buy Stt, Roseau, not later
SM.G. TnerIIE
A.gt. general manager_


SO E' M by J.R.Rale:h
Casimir.
What does the Future hold in store
Ye Nations all that rule through greed?
Why think ye not of .Man's great need
And root out evil from the core?
Why wreck schools of learning ando rk
Behave like brutes of the stone age
Boasting ye change the world's visage
And then rebuild that which you broke.
apart?


Make no use of Science as an appliance
Merely building to wreck, destroying to
build.
Like true human beings to Reason now
yield
For only thus Science we- will enhance,
So wisely must we GOD's law e'er follow
Ar. safer will be the world tomorrow.
II
No one can usurp GOD's power
In Heaven 'bove, on Ehrth, -in Hell.
If Man bears this in mind quite well
And serves his GOD at every hour
Justice will be no mockery,
Love of neighbour.will be no sham.
Eeace will abide 'tween wolf and lamb,
Ho -law will flirt with trickery;
Science will help with worthy things
That Man with Man will better live
To strife and hate and cheat outlive
Like lords indeed of lesser beings
And Nature will hasten to bestow
Her blessings on the world tomorrow.


There is a wonderful time coming
SWhen aloft we shall hold the torch
Of Progress. Science will count for- mach
In air, on land and sea a-glowing.
'Twill be: an age when those surely will
gux-vive-
Whose brain and brawn are fittest,
Who think.and act the quickest---
The age for men who are very much alive-
There will be, 0 then, no time to linger
As we hustle away like shots through space,
Onward; upward, in Life's glorious race,
To conquer, to live and bless Life's Giver,
Banishing all fear, all pain, all sorrow,
Making things brighter the world tomorrow

GRANT FOR BAGATELLE/PETITE SAVAITE ROAD-A.
bupplementary grant of -57,000.00 has been
approved from Colonial Development & Wel-
- fare funds for improving the road from
Bagatelle to Petite Savanne in the South
East of Dominica.


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SaturO~da: July 29,19067


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Page Fourteen
N 0 T I C E
DIV-ION OF AGRICULTURE


CANINE": DISTEMPER OUTBREAK

'There has been an outbreak of Dis-
tcpne "in TDogns in tfhe T'hihni!rb audr'n .A A-


THE STAR


On M


Saturday, July 29, 1967


.NICA. AGRICULTURAL MARKETING BOARD


NICA. AGRICULTURAL MA1 RKETING BOARD
N O T C E
Supplies of the following are required
IOND2AY 31st July:
DASHEEN, Minimum weight 5 lbs, with


I-
I-'


Luce arrived back from courses in l.X.
Friday.


from Britain to celebrate independence,
while 165 migrated to the United Kingdom.


.-.. -. .. -- ... .. half of stalk,
this disease..has not been recov~rtL in
mirnica for some fifteen (15; years, weight b.
TAYNNIA, Minimum weight lb.
it seem- certain that it has; been intro-
duced through the illegal entry of Dogs .
from another island, probably Guadeloupe. On TUESDAY__ 1st August:.
It cannot be stressetl too strongly that
1 CHRISTOPHIINE, -ialy green-skinned i
this:- r.-ctice is highly dangerous, lead-
ing at-it can to the introduction of variety.
ouch diseases; as- Rabies or Foot and Mouth. COCOY, green
In the present outbreak, all dogs PES green, large
should be. isloated as much as possible,
and the movement of dogs to and from the
h m t of dg to a m te Growers are kindly asked to co-operate
North should be avoided, to prevent .'.-
apreaDi of infection. Treatment is of ;by carefully noting the above details.
little va-ue once the disease ham been
k We can only sell what our buyer will take.
contracted, but as good general care and
fe-eding as possible should be given. A M.G ITE
M.G. WHITE
vaccine is available but it is expensive ActingGenera nage
Acting General Managet
and is normally only used for Pedigree ---------
or otherwise valuable dogs. THE ARROGAITCE OF GENERAL DE GAULLE
SAny dogs which die must be buried President Charles de Gaulle of France cut
under at least two feet of earth, prefer- short his visit to Canada (& Expo 67)after
ablJ with a covering of quicklime on the being rebuked by Prime Minister Lester
body. Any other means- of disposal could Pearson and international protests over
cause a hazard to public health. his rudeness. He had cried out in Montreal
"Vive le Quebec Libre" separatist slogan
J.BERNARD YANKEY which inflames anti-federal sentiment in
Chief Agricultural Officer, -
Chief Agricultural officer French-speaking Canadians. De Gaulle's be-
haviour was, said the Canadian P.M,, "an
N O T I C E inexcusable intrusion into Canada's domes-
DItic affairs". Pearson added that Quebec
DIVISION OF AGEICULTURE
was already free. World opinion (and a
large section of French opinion) went heav-
APPICATION OF WEEDICIDES TO CULTIVATFON
ily against the General, some comments bei2.,
This is to inform all farmers and that he was getting senile. In France,
interested persons that, whenever they where rising prices and increase in social
intend to apply weedicides to cultivitions service contributions are causing anxiety,
to control weed growth and they are in disturbing reactions still await him --
db'abt'as to what type Of weedicide to but he still maintains aplomb and shook
apply, how to apply it, and the rates of hands smilingly with each of his Ministers
application they should contact the on landing in Paris.
Division of Agriculture, Head Office IGRANT NEWS
Botanic Gardens either in writing or Jamaica continues to rank among countries
otherwise before purchasing the chemical, whose nationals receive the highest--number
This service is: offered as a precautio of immigrant visas to enter the U.S.A.
ary measure to prevent significant crop 6.500 Jamaicans received immigrant visas
damage as a result of weediide applica- from the U.S.Erbassy in Jamaica, over 1,000
tion. more than in 1966. This news comes in the
J.BERNARD YANEY, f wake of Conservative MP Duncan Sandys'call
Chief Agricultural Officer for a halt in coloured migration to Britai-
S: because of possible racial violence. During
TEACHERS RRIVE: Messrs.J.J.King & R.St. I the past week 245 Jamaicans returned home








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THE S


S TAR S PO R T S
Football, Div I Last Sunday
Another victory for Combermere vs Saints
After a slow start in which both sides
had an equal share of exchanges,Comber-
mere gradually dominated play. They went
into the lead when Toussaint, capitalizhg
on a defence blunder, banged one past
Saints' custodian G.Laraque. Sonn after
the interval Gregoire increased the lead
when he finished up a beautiful Toussaint
centre-cross. One more goal from Gregoire
and one from Curtis Henry gave Combermere
their 4 goals. Saints' consolation goal
came from V.Elwin. While the Combermere
players displayed some good passing and
ball-play, especially from Pat John,Emman-
uel and Toussaint, poor passing and under-
standing was what marked the Saints'play.
Spartans 2, Blackburns 1
The day before that, Spartans scored a
2-1 victory over Blackburns in a match
that was of only mediocre standard.Apart
from an occasional spark of brilliance
from Clem John and some sensible play from
Ronald Osbourne, the match had little to
cormend it. E.Jno.Baptiste scored both
goals for Spartans and E.Joseph for Black-
burns,
S Rovers 3 Blackburns 0
On Thursday Domfruit Rovers, looking
more like themselves now with H.Gage and
Tom Webb on the field scored 3 goals in
the second half to leave Blackburns with
no points from 2 matches. Lawrence made
good use of a Leblanc centre-cross to
put Rovers in the.lead. Leblanc himself
scored with a left-booter that beat Aird,
and John Simon made it three with a header
minutes before the end. H.Gage was out-
standing for the Rovers, and Goalkeeper
Aird for Blackburns.
Div.II: Crusaders 4 Blackburns 2
Goodwill's Roundabout Crusaders sur-
prised a fair Windsor Park crowd last
Friday in beating Blackburns 4-2. The
youngsters displayed good coordination in
mid-field and the heavier Blackburnites
had a hard time coping with their passing,
With Dorian Simpson in attacking form and
Michael Elwin holding the fort stoutly,
Crusaders cruised home to victory. Goal-
scorers were for Crusaders: Simpson 2,
Marie 1 and Etienne 1; Blackburns:Robinson
scored both goals
SS.M.A.1 -Celtic United
S.M.A. and Celtic battled it out on Monday
to a one-all..draw in a fairly exciting
match. S.M.A. scored first through Michael
Lawrence, enjoying 1-0 lead at half time.
Determined Celtics equalized early in 2nd
half through Cuffy but SMA could have
won if they had made more use of opportunity
Printed & Published by the Proprietor, Robe
Roseau, Dominic


TAR Saturday, July 29,1967

VACATION SCHOOL ?
YES: Your Boy or Girl will Enjoy It!
Let them spend an enjoyable vacation
attending the Summer School at:
65 Kennedy Avenue
from 3rd to 31st August, 1967
SUBJECTS: Intelligence Tests, English
Conjugation & Conversation, Arithmetic,
Reading, Spelling, Singing... etc.
INTERESTED PARENTS
81ould apply before August 1st since
accommodation is limited. 2/2
MORE DOMINICA NEWS
Representatives of CARIBAIR held discuss-
ions here with the Minister C & W (Hon.
R.O.P.ArAour)regarding their scheduled
flights to and from Dominica, which will
begin on Sept. 1 with 14 weekly flights
instead of 6 as planned at first. A 56-
passenger Prop-Jet Convair 640 aircraft
will be used.
DOMINICA author Jean Rhys' best-seller
"Wide Sargasso Sea" has been a popular
feature on Woman's Hour over the BB.C. *
PEOPLE from far and wide in the island stat
came to town on Monday July 17 to attend
the funeral of Mrs. Edith Letang of Virgin
Lane, whose sister Norma died so recently.
Odr Portsmouth correspondent was among' thaos
who made a big effort to be there. Mrs.
Letang was widely loved and respected here
TABLEAUX VIVANTS planning will advance on
August 2 when a meeting in connection with
National Day Celebrations will take place
on this subject (inspired by Mrs, M.(Sissie)
Caudioron) at 5 p.m.
COCKR2AE heard Chief Agricultural Officer
J.B.Yankey on "How best to use the land" on
July 25. He told listeners that legislation
making derelict banana fields compulsorily
destroyed could be expected, and spoke also
of agricultural training in schools,invitin-
hearers to the Agricultural Symposium on 2L
August.
STARSPORTS contd. C R I C K E T:
Pakistanis Put Up a Good Show
Monday saw the 1st Test between England
and the touring Pakistanis. England battin-:
first lost Milburn early but Russell (43)
and Barington retrieved the situation.
Graveney & Barrington had a record 3rd wkt.
1partnership.Close of play England 282 foj-
2,Barrington 147 n.o.,Graveney 87 n.p. Rai.
delayed 2nd day's play, Pakistanis madel-ur-,
of conditions; 5 wkts fell before lunch;27'
D'Oliviera (59)-& Higgs 14 stayed together
for 60 runs. Finally England all oAt 3694
Close of Play Pakistanis 78 for 4,291 be-
r.hind. Higgs claimed 3 for 33. -
rrt E. Allfrey of St. Aroment at 26 Bath Rd.
ca, West Indies.