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Mrs. Jane Lowenthal, I
Librarian,
Research Institute fox T
the Study of Man, 1
162 East 78 Street,
-New York 10021, N.Y.,
U.S.A. 11
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DOMINICA
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Vol.VI No. v~

PAUT I ES

D 0-'-' PAI N1/


Saturday, July 27, 1968


i


Tep Cents


A pWe, must fight it
What brings a scattered group of people
f....-ho appear to have singularly little i n
E commozntogether?, Only &8 great cause ---
almost one might say a crusade. LA mini o f
genius, the Irish poet W.B. Yeat#, pinned
Ssuh a conjunction down in his great poem
about the &ire resistance fighters. In that
poem he starts off:


Our staff artist Al Akong has been.in
the South of Dominica 'mAking pictures'.
In our next issue we shall publish the
first of t,r encouraging articles for
young Dominican aspiring artists on "The
FLscination of Pen and Ink" and on the
art of Drawing -- with illustrations by
the writer and by talented local artists
Those who are interested in pen-and-ink
and cartoons are invited to meet Al. /
rf Hi A t-,IT ,,.,,E sc --ey .. /
PEOPLE CALEO ^tHE
F RtE-0o5 A F1i VERP /
AUI tG .t EE"INC /-

'.WJAT TA O ,- C G' / C
MN 'I /L
-- s ^y i^ '9^


sf a sa


"I have met them at close: of day
Coming with vivid faces
Fnom counter or desk..."
and he goes on to describe the absorption
and trivialities of their everoW4 lives,
how they nod the head, exchange 'polite
meaningless words', crack a few jokes to
please a companion at the 4oub; how -
"That woman's days zere spent
In ignorant good-will
Her nights in argument
Until her voice grew still...
This man had kept a school...
This other man I had dreamed
A drunken, vainglorious lout.
He had done most bitter wrong
To some who are near my heart,
Yet I number him in the song...
He too has been changed in his turn,
Transformed utterly:
A terrible beauty is born."
:Now we give you these immortal words t o


illustrate something which is happening in
Dominica today. For we are bound to a s k
ourselves 'what have these freedom fighters
in common?' (continued on page 2)


*m/ last week
/ that. youWroIld
/ have rjore wed-
/ ding glimpses.
/ Here are the
happy young, peo-
pie, Mr. and Mrs
M L3ichael Asker,
just after their
iarritge,' Other
, photos on page 6.


1_1__


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Pago Two T- TBE STAR
ALL CHANGED, CHANGED UTTERLY (fr..1)
What draws that conservative bar-
ristor Miss Eugenia Charles toiards the
socialist Labour Party founder Mrs. .P.S
Allfroy? What sentiments. can they sha
the .co-founder of the L.P. and of
the Dominica T.U. (Loblack), and -young
Rupert Sorhaindo, descendant of a res-
pectable 'civil service' family-and his
brave uncle Martin? Why is Loftus Rob-
orts prepared to risk his security and
ovens his. life? W-here does Ed Scobie on-
ter into; it (f'airly-guossable, that)
And Anthony Agar? And Cymbert .Mondosire
and the many so-called 'little p6oAc'
who, although scared of victimization,
are. in -the -long or short run conin'g
forward to:.support t-he" drive and cause?
We toll you the answer ihen we toll
you the.cause:,L I B E R T Y.Preedonm
Froodon to read and speak:..and write as
we.) please. If anyone should offend
against the normal British laws of
libel or slander, the abnormally son-
..sitive Government- of Doninica 'should
sue .. But not under the Sedi'tious Pub-
-lications (bt-) Act. Fot- that Act is- a
bad -law. It should be repealed. And
we iould -remind our read-rs of wbrds
spoken by a ono-timenForeign Secretary
of Britain (late Lord' Haldane) : "As
very man :worthy of :the name knows,
bad laws were made to be.- broken-"
At the .sole Freeodon Front rneting
which we were able-to attend, we hoard
someone say: "Itn just teaming up be-
cause of the crisis- but afterwards we
will go on as before..."
No, Pal. You'll never go on as before.
Road Yeats: 'Too long a sacrifice
Can make a stone of the heart.
S0 when pay -it suffice?
That is,.Heaven's part, our

Freeodon Song in French Patois
(tune: Dominique Singing Nun)
BDoninica-nica-nica
NIous ka quazez nauvais loi:
H61las, pau-vro LoBlanc!
En tous chonins, en tous pays
ITous ka parlez verite
Nous ka chantoz.liberto.
La. nous tan yo passeeo loi
qui ka mettez noune lajolo
Si yo gaddoz piece parole
Ecrite cont la Gouvolnont...*
CHORUS: Dominica-nica-nica -
Nous ka quazoz mauvaic loi:
H5olas, pauvro- LeBlancl
En tous chenins, on tous pay
ITous ka parlez verito
Nous ka chantez liberty.


Saturday, July 27, 1968


SOFTLY, SOFTLY
WIAS creeps in and out...
With their chairman the unobtrusive Pro-
nior of this State, WIAS officials &
Ministers literally crept into the
modern precincts of the Doninica Gram-
mar School and did not show a face to
the general public. They talked and
talked 'but after a glib release of
July 15, the nxt ,we heard of thenmwas
when they had quietly retired home,and
two Press releases wore emitted from
St.Lucia, home of the Secretariat.How
different from Federal days, .when the
visit of heads of State wore regarded
as natters for national solidarity and
rejoicingI We renomembor Jinnie in his
white gloves proudly driving Sir
Grantley over the old bridge under
huge wolcone. signs J, All we, 'inow now
publicly is that 'they talked about
E.C.C.A. (Grenadals 'accession'),
"other financial natters" and papers
on itons of regional interest. Wo
think this is rather insulting to tho
people of Dominica, many of whom can
read, write and at least listen and
understand. In the usual chase-.
scapegoat nannor'of those who have
troubles at hone. these confercncemen
deploredd thoe illegal. regime in Rho-
des-ia": (WHO DbOZSITt) pledged its
support for Guyana.vs. Venezuela, de-
cided on a regional service of avia-
tion-and fired off a belated protest
against recent developments in race
relations in the U.K. Nol a word on
Anguilla; the Freedom of the Press in
Dominica, attacks on the Judiciary or
many other things-which disturb the
minds of local island populations.
And these thin releases were STALE.

PUBLIC M. E.E T INGS .
While the freedom front fighters
fanned out all over Dominica, and are
due to visit Portsmouth, Dos d'Ane,
Vicille Case, CGolbishie, Wesley and
Marigot on Sunday! (the Editor will be
with one of the groups.)', they had
covered Scotts Head, Soufriero, Pto.
Michel, Grand Bay, Picholin and points
South/East; also St.JosephMahbaut,
Massacre and the Salisbury-Colihaut
area. The listeners everywhere wore
very receptive, one of the best
meetings bein, at La Plaino; even
old J,B. botook himself there
Meanwhile on July 22 the'Lqbour Party
held a noting in Roseau, to @gZain
what we can oily torm an indefensible
Act. Mr. Ducrcay spoke to a moderate
crowd, attacking Freedom peron ii,,








Saturiday,July 2, 19638 THE STAR Pag Throe
QUEEN. and .COMMfNWEALT .---- ON THE LIGHTER SIDE OF THINGS....
Her Majesty is, preparing for a hol- by Ronnel
iday rest at Balmoral and elsewhere. Twas like Palm Beach, Florida,......
before- her visit with the Duke to
Chile and- Brazil in November. She One hundred, two hundred, and many
had visited Latin America briefly on more hundreds. of Goodwill and Potters-
her honeymoon- Panama;& Guyana(1966 villo folk flocked to the Roseau 1iver
The Duke -knows Latin America well.* on Sunday to enjoy a cool river bath.
He said' in London (wisecracking)this; If you'd tried counting the number of
week:"when the decimal system comes, heads you saw, you'd probably have gone
in we'1 need a 10-hr.day with 10 finger-cheocking mad.
minutes: to the hour!" Someone asked Way wayJ wayZ Dat was people wi
him, "what about a 10 day week?" He papa.' Boy I never see people so in one
retorted: "That would require a 5- rivar, you know.
day week-end." (See also photos p,.14) Here and there and all about chil-
dren bathed, naked they were as they
BRITAIN: The Govt endorsed lowering rierged front namma. Men and wonon were
the voting age from 21 to 18, and there too intersperod among the kids
the putting of Party names on ballot and having a good tino.
papers -Legislation before Christmas. Believe you no there was tin-tin
CONSERVATIVE advanced Bow Group said bois sccho from the river mouth to sil-
it was not right for 1/ of the pop- ver lake and back as friends made themon-
ulation to have most of the land's selves happy.
wealth, suggested a new tax payable Indeed, it is pleasing to note
on wealth above 10,000, and workers that while the failure of the Goodwill
profit sharing in lr'ge firms.. *** Power Station really caused the folk
ST. KITTS: A Supreme Court Judge there a groat deal of discomfort, they
has ruled that a law banning public laughed and played while bathing in the
meetings without Police permission river,
Was "in contravention of a certain Back at home the lack of'pipe-
section of the constitution when the borne water forces man, woman, and
StoKitts-Nevis-Anguilla constitution child. into fits of anger when "no water
became effective last year."Justice again," beconos the continuous cry.
Eardley Glasgow handed down this But t1e authorities aro trying to
decision in WIAS Supreme Court ues help us get water back to the pipes. and
for this wo ftust be happy."
BIARA,; NIGERIA: 200-300 people are However, just for the fun of it
starving to aeath each day and 1 m. let's bring "Paln Beach" to Doninica
are in desperate condition said tomorrow Sunday, O.K.
Lord Hunt (British Govt & Red Cross). So off to'Roseau river tomorrow
GUYANA's envoy to UE, Sir Lionel Luck anytime- froh 10:30 a.n. to 4+00 p.n.
-hoo, said Guyana would demand Brit- and you'll see what I iecan.
ish aid if attacked by Veneguela.
JAMAIC's Premier Shearer signed 3 of TALKING 'BOUT ENTERTAIIMIENT by Acadonist
4 CARIFTA documents last Tuesday. On Monday last at the St Gerard'u
N 0 T I CE Hall, we were 'treated to a musical dis-
play-by the Gaylords in commonoratioA
All persons qualified as voters of their second anniversary, I -i-ih,g.
for the election of nenbers of the before goi:-i on to the show itself, to
Rosoeu Town Council who desire to have add ny share of congratulations to the
their nnmes inserted in the register of Gaylords, because in this tuible-down
voters are hereby required to deliver, world of sporadic nthusias, easy
or cause to be delivered, their claims disillusionment and disappointing bro-
in writing for that purpose on or vity, it is an achievement norely to
before the 17th day of August, 1968, to have survived. The Gaylords have not
no the undersigned at the office of the merely survived those last two years;
Roseau Town Council. they have grown and prospered, provid-
GORDON MOREAU. ing an avenue for vocal and instrumental
Ag. TOW-N GLERK. aspirants to express themselves and a
much needed channel of communication
294- 1/2 between opportunity-hungry hopefuls and
an entortainnoent-starved public.







THE -STAR. Saturday, July 27th, 1968


THE SEDITIOUS AND UNDESIRABLE PUBLICATIONS ACT COMMENTARY No0.1.

Sby Androcles
(I wish to ask readers kindly to explain and communicate. to others the
ideas contained in this and later commentaries on the useful principle
of "Each One Teach One")

The Press Release dated 4th July issued by'Government is a most re-
vealing document. 'Read, in conjunction with the draft Bill as origin-
ally appearing, the discerning will find and-deduce the whole philos-
ophy of the present Government.as regards its motives and intentions
even though this is incapable of proof in bringing forward the
undesirable Seditious and Undesirable Publications Act, It will be my
business in the course of my next few articles- to subject to close.
scrutiny and powder-fine analysis what this legislation is calculated
(the most used -term in the Press Release) to effect. I am afraid -the
Government will not like this and therefore I say to it, as Christ said
to Judas, "What thou hast in mind td do, do quickly".
LITERA SCRIPTA MANET ("The written word' stands"). The Government
must be regretting deeply that it ever allowed Section 3 (g) of the
draft Bill to appear in print.' This section reads that among seditious
intentions, one is "to advocate, teach or defend disbelief in ar oppo-
sitio4 to organised government". Had'this.. clause been allowed to go
through, any form of opposition to the Government the' formation of
a rival political party or even the advocacy of it would have been-
a crime. Any -criticism of Government by word of mouth, in a letter,
in a publication would have been unlawful. It is doubtful whether
the:Parliamentary Opposition ("Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition") cold
have continued. to be possible, since its essential role is to offer
opposition to the Government, -which, as it happens, is an organised
one. That this clause was hastily withdrawn offers no explanation to
the fundamental question: how did it ever get into the mind and heart
of the Government, how did it ever conceive the idea of introducing a
clause so damaging to. democratic freedom.? This point is so important
that I cannot risk its not being fully understood by every..literate
person and so I give a homely example to illustrate what I mean,
Suppose your-best friend wrote to you and in part of the letter which
he crossed out after writing but which, held up to the light, you could
still make .out the words: "I consider you a rascal and a fool". The fact
that having written this sentence, even though he crossed it out later,-
is enough to ,shake your faith in this friend.- You ask yourself: "How
did my friend ever come to hold, even for a second, such an opinion
about me? Surely,: his friendship is not genuine". And you would- be
right. Almost certainly this would be the beginning of the end of what,
up to then, was a beautiful friendship. Similarly with the case in
hard. THEREFORE THE GOVERNMENT MUST GIVE A SATISFACTORY EXPLANATION
OF THIS. It is not enough to reply to the organised protest that its
recommended deletion of this clause has been effected. One still must
ask: what inspired, what was behind this provision as originally app-
earing?
Closely related to.,this is the other question: why, in a matter so
frightfully important to the. freedoms of the people and, as subsequent.
.events have abundantly shown, so controversial in nature, was it so
suddenly sprung upon the populace? The draft Bill is dated 6th June
in the Attorney General's Chambers, it reaches the public as an enclo-
sure to the Official Gazette on .or about 3rd July and it is set down
for -passage into law on' 5th July. What time was therefore allowed for
public discussion of the proposed all-important law?
(Cont, .pa-ge 7)


Page Four







Saturday, July 27, 1968


CARI BBEAN NL

CNO CONFERENCE THEM!
MARY SEACOLE HOUSE
72 Arnold Road, Kingston 5
Jamaica, West Indies

July 24 .to August 2, 1968

OBJECTIVES OF PROGRAMME: To help nurses 1. To
more understanding of the various significant changes 1t
place in the Caribbean today.
2. To analyze the particular role of the nurse in he
changing environment and to gain more skill in carrying
this role,
3. To develop a mbre mature and dynamic attitude to<
the role of the nurse in the community and in the cha
Caribbean,

J Domanis f Icani .urses, a ccot n n- i
Sister Tutor, are attendAing tl:


R


THE STAR Pge re

5ES CONFER ST. VINCEN


E: "THE ROLE OP THE NURSE IN THE
CHANGING CARIBBEAN".




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nging9 1968








TENTH.


LAMB ETH


i'rcn rt I o-r t -e wrid "n Dotidj~o." for the
Latmbetl CrInfereiice -which t(Ozes -,)1ace cv;-ry 10


a- -d the,- v~lx~da t t cli toojt. cas 'The
Worieti' s of uicW ls1,.V1.t in NldSi son!


g:a *i v' ho03 0'f~c ( j.Ctrov.1.31ee is aulton-omols)
bu~t ntc-,r,.r t,1tooqs i t.' reommetInd ti ons carry
a"' 1 '. T'it~gii im~jd fies Den~ort will be
a-i,,-" itf"d. by tted -wh7ole Aii~glican coflnurn-
IOU W11 e uoc'~c ndr; wt !iuqu.t 2--f.
fliere ai'e twyo 4.ovtiu this *year one
s Zl a t o d's or -'e rs f ro m.v a, pa, or Christian
d'n'Jmil0"dnart~s will be proesolt including' the
L~o~uanCatht rI c "5relwa Vto e !0rld AMuthcnist
fCounci an tile 1P,1tecostal M-jovlement), the
othr i that consultart~s. oxparts in various
wlf,.ttorn.r ivil b. e available -to the i~ ~shops.S
t~hc .krc~lbiTh op ulf Cantctrhlizy wtnv-s in a
I ~ O'tO oi 111U3;'V t, is IttY lopo that i11(fl
tho (snfreic,c~'~a1ls of F. Vit it will be
wiffeai ~t speaks of Ministry it riill
Rn(I it S)0fk13 0' Unli tA it WiAll
bc, inulgira't1ve. ii~ ill wi1 apeul wt the pray-
ci's, of Christian p:iawiL in that spirit
I c erirrnd :i.t t~ely'(tutI


Domestic

Servants

Wages

Order

The Demestia ervaent .
Wages Regulation Order hi4
now been published aa S'R.:
& O.No.25 of 1968. The:
order fixes a statutory mini-
mum remuneration to persons
employed in domestic service
of $25.00 per month with .
meals and $43.00 per" month
without meals, providing that
persons working for the first
time as domestics without'
adequate reference shall be
on probation for a six- month
period and shall be paid!
minimum .rates $20.00 with'
meals and $35.00 without
meals.
Tfie Order a!lo fixt i'
minimum rate of $1.40 per
day for domestic servants
employed on a day to day
basi .fIpr an 86our I 'day
without meals; and atipulatse
a maximum period of work
not exceeding 10 hours with
break of two hours during
the hars of work which shall
include one hour for lunch,
for a whole-time Domestia.
In addition, every domestic
worker shall be granted one
free afternoon in each week
and one free Sunday in each
month along with one week
holiday with full pay after 12
months continous service
with one employer, and two
weeks holiday with full pay
for every subsequent period
of twelve months.
One week holiday with full
pay shall also be given to
every Domestic Servant
should she become ill after
the completion ef six months
continuous service with one
employer, provided a medical
certificate is produced.



GOVE RBNMEN'i$ 'feel it i.
their duty to pass lerisha-
tion. and almost every bit of
eIgislation is liable to be another
restriction on individual choice.
The result is that each succeed-
ing ge ieration grows up in a
slightly more controlled tlad
restrictive atmosphere thitan the
lat Prince
--by Prince. Philip.


't







Pagali sa '.AZA' P;~~P J.~


OMIN ICA'S C MM NW AL T


The Bride(l17-) comes up the aisle with her
:father, Mr. George A, Laroeque James ......


The ceremony proceeds: Bishop Aroold 'logilrrt
blesses the placing of the ring on her finger


* WV'


W S D 1I 7 3P told in picture


She is then preceded by her maiids of
honour and bridesmaids (2 frtron ab'r-oad)


The Nuptifal Mass is celebrated rb
His Lordship the Biishop, ...


Nc% t'he splond!i ri-tual is over. The bride-
groam, Mieael i'thoridge Asker of Nov Darnxet,
iHert,, pauses in the portal of the Catbedral
with .-:'..,:rit. Mrio Elizabeth (X); and (be-
IcOW) they are pict'-roed with ttiLor attendr-aits -
the bride's twin sisters are sn the left,
All :photoOraphs from StAdio I r- t'


page! six


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AN\DROCLES (cont.) While it is impossible to know what were the Gov-
ernment's motives and intentions it'so acting, it must be deemed to
intend the consequences which would naturally follow from its denial aof
reasonable time for public discussionix;of a law which deprives the pub-
lic-of qne of its cherished and accustomed fundamental freedoms. It is
therefore thanks to the vigilance of a group of citizens that the draft
Bill was quickly brought to effective public notice before it' was turned
into law. HERE, TOO, THE GOVE-RNMAENT MUST-GIVE A SATISFACTORY EXPIANA-
TION OF THE RUSHING OF A MATTER NOT IN ITSELF URGENT AND WHICH BY ITS
NATURE CiALLED FOR CONSIDERABLE PUBLIC DISCUSSION.
I come now to what seems a cross between a mystery and an absurdity.
The Act makes it an offence, a 'seditious intention,' "by means ofcf3lse
statement or wilful misrepresentation. of facts or of the motives .or in-
tentions of Government ....... or Minister of Government to excite-
dislike of or discontent with ,the Government......." Apart from the
fact that to make a change. of Government in the normal democratic pro-
cess there must be discontent with and dislike of. the existing one,
there is enough confusion of thought in the few lines quoted to fill a
whole volume.
It is not.particularly difficult to establish a statement as being
false; it is much more difficult :to- prove that a misrepresentation of
facts is wilful as distinct from 'erroneous or inadvertnt.- 'but' whoever
in the world can penetrate those milli.;:ters (thicker, of course, 'in
some cases we know of') of skull to find out what are the motive. or
intentions at play in any given situation? It:-seems to me to be a turn-
ing of back upon reality to -expect anyone to be able-to represent or
misrepresent, for juridical purposes, the motives and-intentions of
another person and, more difficult still, those of an impersonal Gov-
ernment. I imagine that only under hypnosis and psychoanalysis can a
skilled specialist come anywhere near the motives and intentions of
another person and even so this can only come through words expressed
by the subject/patient. A science of being able to do the same with
a Government seems an impossibility. Yet the law as passed makes it a "
serious crime not to be able to make one'sa statements correspond with
what exists in another person's, and still worse, in a Government's
mind. In other words, criminality is being.based upon thought processes;
we are being brought into the realm of the inscrutable, the unknown,
of un-persons and un-facts. Shakespeare has something to say about this:-
"What 'a -pieace of work is man! How 'noble in reason' how infinite
in faculty" in form, in moving,- how express and admirable' in
action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god!" (Hamlet)
Yes, in apprehension how like a .god' But a court is being invited to
adjucate on the basis of whether what I'say corresponds'with what you
have in your mind. It is as simple as that. and lest the matter should
grow too simple, we can introduce the compli:dating factor that as things
are, the only way in which to find out whether what I .say corresponds
with what you have in mind is for you to say that you have in your mind.*
But what you say as 'being in your mind is subject to wilful misrepres-
entation by you, so that what I say you have in mind may have been per-
fectly correct but, from what you now aver, is also'perfectly incorrect.
To make the point clear, allow me to give an illustration. Suppose with
the approach of the next General Election, if there is another, Govern-
ment were to start putting down a number of projects and amenities -
water supply, gcod roads, improved housing etc. in say, the Pointe
Michel-Soufriere-Scott's Head area. The most impartial among us could
reflect that this was strange and come to the conclusion that the Gov-
ernment was courting the vo-;es of that area a perfectly reasonable
conclusion. If however, he said so, or wrote so, he could well find
himself in deep trouble.
(Concluded oh page10)


THi..'W.AR


Sat~urrdaay,, .Jul~y 27th,,: 1968


Page Seven







Page Ei4ht THE STAR saturday, July 27 1963

Short Story THE RIVER FLOWS ON by Alwin A. Bully

No one know the source of the river, but it started conmwhore high up inU
the mountains and it wended ite way towards the east 60ast of the island pau-
sing to form three massive pools in the small Carib Reservo before finally
reaching the sea. The Caribs used the river for everything. They drank its
water and used it. for their-Gcooking, they bathed in it and above all, they
used it for washing.
Lilian for one would naror let a Monday pass without gathering all the
dirty clothes, wrapping then into tight little bundlsa and balancing the packed
basin of clothes on her head as she madq her way to the river. Sho was taller
than most'-.of2 the other Carib womeo'.although she was only nineteen, and she was
by fCAr slimmer. Her face was more long than round as was not generally the
case,, and her dead straight black hair cascaded to hoi" waist contrasting -
beautifully with her parchment coloured skin. "Ehbeh, rai un belle fille",' the
old men would say as'she passed. on her way to the river; "Cwayib belle, oui "
others would join in, and they would all nod their heads' soloLmLyand earnestly
wish thatthey wore forty years younger.
But suddenly a change had cone over Lilian. She would no longer go for
moon-light walks with the others and at the biver she would do all her washing,
alone with her thoughts, in a little corner of the pool while the other wooen
laughed and chattered noisily a few yards away.
It was not her fault. Lilian had much to think about those days. You
seeo she was'in love...asho had taken quite a long tine to convince herself
that she was, but now she was sure. B4t her real problem was who her lover
was. He was a Negro, and it was an unwritten law of her people that no Carib
wonam-could have a Negro aiin.
She had first soon hin at lMarigot, a nearby village,, while she was on her
way fc Roseatu one Saturday morning. He had come round the truck looking at
the vogotablie that the Caribs were taking tho market; suddenly, his eyes loft
a bundle of dashoeens, lodged deep into her own and he seonemeod to be dazed for a
_few minutes. She did not s0e him agtih until two weeooks later when he oane up
to the Reserve on a jeop marked, "Division of Agriculture". He seemed Cur-
priso&to see Lilian there but lost no time and quickly began to speak to hor.
It had all started that way.
She found out that his nano was Sid and that he worked for the Division -
of Agriculture in Roseau, but he was stationed in Iarigot for the next six
nontlhs, Soon, theyfwere nreet4ng regularly. She would have' dinner early and
ask hor'closest friend to come and look aftor the children for her while she
was out. Then she would run down to the smallest pool of the river, which was
close ~o the Main road, and there would be Sid waiting for her. He would use
the Government jeep to got thee and they would pond the evening together.
Now she know that she was pregnant. Oh God, how was she going to tell
thom? She listened to the uonon chattering loudly. Uhat was she going to "o?
She looked round and saw Ira's white tooth glistening against her black skin.
She was the wife of Cor, the Chiof's brother. Why could the mon have Negro
wives but the women not hmavo Negro husbands? After all Sid was not even as
dark as Ira, he was almost as fair as Lilian horsOlf; just that his hair was
rough. She would have to speak to the. Chief, She would have to tell him. Ho
ould: 'understand. She would tell him all that Sid had said, and what he plan
no to do. Everything would b alright a etere the Chi
storio. house, the bright light of his gas lamps dazzling her sensitive eyes
at first. The Chief ws just finishing his supper. An tey bgan tal
l'Qomo in, come in,% Lilian." He spoke in patois, And tiey beg-an talking
_all ot the usual topics about her family and the weather. Then she said
suddonys, "Chief, there is a boy I love."
"True?|3" ho exclaia d and broke into a fit of high pitched laughter his
oyes turning into to watery little black slitsa
She waited for him to stop laughing, rerainn as serious as a rai.n
Then she said, "lHe is a Negro."







at,-rday, July 27, 1968 THE STAR Pago Yino
The snile faded from the Chief's face.
"Ho!" No ...
"But I love him, Chiof, and he loves me. And..., and.I,, going to have a
child fpr him.".
"Npi" the Chief said louder and she thought she caw some violence appear
in his eyes- she trembled ca little, but she continued without pausing, speak-
ing quickly:
"He wants to t4rry noe Chief, and take no to live with hin in Roseau.
But I told him about nf. six little brothers and sisters and how Mana and Papy
are' dead and Itm the only one who can help then now. Then he said that he
would come and live here and he would show our people how to work the land to
na'oz it give noro food e1o said that he would organize the men into working
toeas and show thde now ways to plant. And I would be his wife."
The tears were stroaring down her face. The Chief was looking at her
intontly, his face stern and hard. There was silonco for about five minutes
as sho looked at him, waiting for him to speak, but ho. just looked at her and
thought and thought.. Then he looked away and said, "I'll have to call the
elders together to discuss it.. They will cone hero tomorrow night and I will
toe.l you -their decision, the day after."
The next night she mot Sid by the river. They woro both very quiet and
just sat on the bank listening to the river babbling nAd laughing, as if it
wero laughing at then and their dreadis. Then she said, "They discussing it
tonight."
"Who?" ..
"The elders. ThbV discussing if you qan come or not. Sidi Sidl They not
going to lot you conome, I. can fool it."
"Don't worry sweocthoart. They must. After all, see how'nuch I can offer
your people* See hoW nuclh I leaving for their sakJo.'' .ly hone, my friends.
And besides, it would be a wasto if you would marry oho of those non. You are
one of the few who can road and you can speak English almost good as me. They
nust let no come, nan."
Those words comforted her a little and when thoy parted her heart was
lighter, Sid said that he would cone up the next afternoon and he would see
her land and plan where they would build a little house; he would also noot
the elders and explain further his plans for the land. But all along the way.
hond she could visualise the old non shaking thpir heads violently, stamping
the floor and saying, "'NO C NO}! All of a sudden tooX she roaemberod Justin,.
the Chief's cousin. She renoenbrod that seven months ago the Chicf had told'
hor that Justin was in love with her and that he wanted to uixry 'her Pooma
But she had taken little notice of him and especially during the last few
months she had not reno-uborod him at all... until tonight. Then she renon-
bored Lisio who had gone to live with her Negro husband in Woeloy, abandoning
the little plot of land she had owned And then there was that horrible scene
when Rita's Negro boyfriend was found in her house one night and the Carib non
ran him out of the Reserve, stark naked as he was. She would never forgot.
That night she hardly olopt.
(Concluded on Page Ton)
LETTER FROM LOHDOn by AW. sun, ca cool. breeze and a run punch by
Juno, here in Britain, takes on a my side Id open thou again-I see a
different quality than it dooe in h grey sky,,, no sign of the sun, a humid
day & a teopeoature of 70 in the house
tropics. Whileo'.4ay folloirz day'with. a & t
se~ningly nonotonous regularity, all of .th only way I can refresh mnyflag-
a sudden one finds that months are past ginG spirit iQ by laying down ny pen &
withoutt one ever realizinJ that they making a "cuppi toa"I
had gono. In the U.K. this is simply Tht sun in England lately caused
deduced by the change, always change, a tir in that inneor-sanctum, the Old
in the wead by the change in Doiica Bailoy whore two judges were caught
in the weather. unifornitys in Dothe sunica napping withoutt their wigs-just too
tho unending uniformity of the sun, t Tn
punctuated by the. so-rofreshing rain, hunfortunately theas not to last &
makes one forget that tine is passing unfortunately the rain decided to come
by.... If I could closs ny eyes and write at the nostunopportuno moment .the
byI'd picturI blu sk with eyes aoldon writ first week of Tennis at Winbledoni
I'd picture na blue slk, with a roldon


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Pago Ton THE STAR ... Saturday July 27, 1968
A N D R 0 C L E S concludedd from pages 4 7)..,... ...... .
A Minister of Governmnnt could cono forward and say in Court that the Govern-
nont only has a deep pure interest in the people of that area and therofore its
.notivos and intentions have boon wilfully isroproesonted. Tpero could follow a
fine of $2,000 or a torm of itiprisoniont of six months .wiih,.hard labour, or
indeed, of both fine and irprisonnont.
"We must be free or die, who speak the tongue o -
That Shakespeare spakeo; the faith and morals hold-
Which Milton hold'*... (Wordsworth: Sonnots)

THE RIVER FLOWS ON by Alwyn A. Bully conclusiony
By the middle of the next day, the ontiro Reserve z-now the story. Whon
Lilian went to fill her bucket in the river the women stayed away from hor, and
she could hear the children giggling and whispering to each other as she passed.
Not a soul told her. But she knew The elders had decided that Sid could
not come, She hurried home and fell on the floor sobbing, the children star-
ring at her in wonder. They did not oat that day; she could not cook. And all
afternoon she just sat in a corner and cried unceasingly. Lateor however,.she
rlanagod to .rouse herself and go the village shop whore she would be sure to
eeot the Chief.
It was about five o'clock and the orange shades Of afternoon were dancing
about the hillsides. Sure enough the Chief was there, and as Lilian approached,
the elders gathered in a little group around him. A largo. crowd of people had
gathered there also---as if to hoar the sentence passed.
She, was going to be bravo. She held her head high and'*alked up to the
Chief. Dead silence....except for the crying of a small baby in the crowd.
Th6 Chief did not spakz but slowly, shook his head negatively. Lilian lot
her hoad drop...in defeat.
"I have arranged for Justin to take ybu and the child...." The Chief's
sentence was interrupted by the sound of a jeep coming up the road. It st6ppod
in front of the shop and Sid got out. He started walking towards the shop,
smiling,.
More silence. Sid stopped dead. His smile 'dibd. The crowd of Caribs
left the shop and advanced towards Sid, forcing a small soni-circle in front of
him. Sid took two steps back and waited. Then Lilian caneo forward, looked at
him intently for a few seconds then put her head on his C.chbt and lot two tears
fall; slowly, silently. Sid put hs hand on her head and lot it slide down her
hair,' passing over her shoulders and back until it stopped at.her waist. Then
ho turned and walked back to the jeep, started it. and drove off without locking
back.
The crowd dispersed with a low murnur but Iilian stood thedr looking down
the road and shouting .o herself, "SidJ SidJ" P:.0esontly Justin stepped out of
the shadows, took her by the virist and led'her back to her house across the
river, the happy, flowing, careless river.
Sir Hurh Wooding BERMUDA. *NoWS BRIEF ia
Governor Lord Martonmro yesterday Bitain last week outlined Ways
nanod Trinidad Chief Justice. Sir Hugh it eight assist Zambian defense, in
Wooding as Chairman of a Commission to talks between Zambia President
study the causes of riots in April. Kenneth Kaunda and British Prinme
Other members of the Con.isaion are nstr Harold Bilson.
Minister Harold "-ilson.
Barbadian Dr. Hugh Springer, and. former Officials on both sides main-
Jamaican Police Comnissioner L.P.R. tainted strict silence about details of
Browning, the discussion. Zambia is reported to
The Hailtcn riots by negro youths be socking Dritish Aid.for a defense
resulted in a state of emergency. buildup which would include Anti-
A, -T -o'r aCarib- Aircra.ft isailos. Meanwhile Rhode-
bean Festival Amusonents Centr, to be ca assistedd b Souh Africans)-.
opened in Curacao in 1970 wore unveiled sa aSiod African freodon
this week. The project will piovide all5 African f do
kinds of Tourist Entertainnont,Theatres, ightrs near the Zmbian border.
Cinomas, Cafes and Restaurants. **** ** * *









LULU by Collins F. O'Naill
Chapter x
"Know him?" Chief Baxton asked quickly.
"NO sir, but he's wearing a black sweater and black trousers."
"Has he seen you?"
"No, Chief,."
"Good, don't get too close. He might be armed. Over."
"4119's now at the side of the house. He's moving slowly to the back
of the house."
Chief Baxton kept the key down for several minutes but nothing. mire
came over the walkie-talkie; then:
"Chief! Thompson here; we got him he now has a .Police Special
gun and wn't say anything except 'put me on to the Cnief.' Over."
"Put him on," said Baxton.
"Chief, this is 612 here; Bolard put me on late shift on the Webbu.
Tell these clots to give me back my gun. and leave me alone. Orer."
Baxton exploded with laughter into the mike, nearly breaking Thompson's
ear drums. "O.K. men, better get back on watching the house and tell
612 to come up to H.o( and start; looking for Boland; and.apologise to
612 before he leaves"

Whilst waiting for the return of 612, Chief Baxton was visited by a
man who walked into his office and told him that he xts the brother of
Herman Russell, the murdered Bank Manager, -anid that his brother was
killed nearly a week now and the police were, etill sitting down on their
backside doing nothing about it. He threatened that if the police did
not find his brother's killer within the next 48 hours he would' be forced
to rQsort to the employment of some strong believer of Black Art. Then
an S.R. man came in with an empty lady's purse he had found in the bushes
a quarter of a mile from the wrecked car.
"This purse, Mr Russell," the chief said, "speaks for itself. The
trouble is we are making an effort to keep down newspaper publicity as
much as we can because of the very unusual circumstances surrounding
your brother's murder; for that reason I have put only Special Reserve '
Investigators on the job."
The investigator said that the purse was lying open when he found it.
The Chief pointed to several labelled exhibits on a larga table and told
the stranger that those items were picked up by his men in four days.
They consisted of a pair of gent's white crepe-soled shoes, a wallet,
a cut-.throat razor, empty rum glasses. abd bottles, a.ballpoint pen,
three tightly-packed suitcases and a cheque book belonging to Herman
Russell.
After the Chief had convinced him that he was leaving no stone un-
turned, Russell remarked "You better do, sir," put on his hat and said
goodbye politely, in a manner so that one would mistake him for a gov-
ernor,

It was a week oince the murder and things were still a bit, obscure
to the police. Superintendent. Boland was still in a coma in the female
surgical ward after the. inject ion of klopobenedine. The sheet covered
him from head to tce exposing only his face which looked soft like a
vm'an s. The r.hart t the; foot of the, bed was headed "Joan David,. 45,
qaery cerebraX haemorrage". Dr. Brathwaite, looking a bit unsettled,
was' sitting by Lulu's bed with his. stethoscope in his hand.. They were
discussing whet to do about Boland.
"So long as he remains here.," said the doctor," the finger of sus-
picion will. pint at md. I expect the police will be searching round
here soon." (ill Murp:iy find Boland? Can Lulu be trusted?


Satuday Juy 2th,1968


THE STAR


P,,Ige Eleven







Roseau Town Council Noeide NOSICE
RESOLUTION The Rosean Town Council wishes to in-
form the General Public and in particular
WHFRAS UNDiR Section 90 of the Roseau all sport lovers that the adminiBtration
Town Council Ordinance (Cap. 189) of the of the Windsor Park has been ihaied over
Revised Lavw 'of Dominica, 1961, itL is on- to the Dominica Amateur Sports Adaouiat-
dained that the Roseau Town Council shall ion for a period of Three years beginning
twice in each year not later than the 3Sla 13th July, 1968.
day of January and the 31st day of July
by Resolution, declare that a rate n o t Any one wishing to mke use of the
exceeding one and one quarter per cent on facilities o e sad Windsor ParkhuM
the values (as assaesed under the said apply to the Secretary, Dominica Amateur
Ordinance) of all houses and lots of land Sports Association and NOT to the Roseau
in the Town of Roseau, shall be leviable Town Council.
as Land & House Rate for the current yea; GORDON MOREtU,
BE IT RESOLVED by the Roseau Town Coun- 291-2/2 Ag. Town Clerk.
oil this 17th day of July, 1968, that a
rate of three quarters per centum (4%)
only shall be levied on the values (as F 0 R S AL E
assessed under the said Ordinance) of all1
houses and lots in the Town of Roseau for. On plot of ladgon Cor 1 Street
the currntyr. containing 3900 sq. ft. Nonth ast
th current year. of the Shell Newtown Service Station.
The Resolution was put to the vote and
carried.
(sgd.) P. John & Co. Ld.
CHAIRMAN, 295-1/1
Roseau Town Council.


LOCAL NEMS: Yesterday 50 head
of yearling heifers arrived at
MelvAlle Hall accompanied by
a-thoroughbred bull, a gift
from the Canadian Government.
Some will later be distributed
to farmers; meanwhile they will
stay at Londonderry and the
Stock Farm.*** Caribair- have
appointed Mr. Ronald Joseph as
Station Manager, Dominical he-
is being transferred from Ant-
igua where he had many years
experience, much of it with
Pan American.*** Govarment is
proposing broadcasting of the
proceedings of. the House of
Assembl, decisionn next meet-

0o TO TH Q -.'STTREE
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THE STAR


Saturday. Jul2y 7, l98









A WARNING FROM THE LEEWARDS
The following article from the "St Kitts Democrat" of July 20th (by
PATRIOT), entitled BRADSHAW GOVERNMENT MUST GO is printed here for the
benefit of our readers.
"Power tends to corrupt and ab- ship. In fact he was regarded as
solute power corrupts absolutely." the outstanding politician within
This has been proved so often that the sphere of what'is now termed
it nqw ranks as a proverb, which is the Associated Statesi
quoted in numerous languages. .After the 1L966 elections the
For this the world has to thank Honourable R.L. Bradshaw became
JohnE.E.D. Acton, 1Ist Baron Aeton, Chief Minister and Southwell was
a historian who lived during one of appointed as his Deputy. Certain
the great periods of history, from unfavourable and ominous signs soon
1832 to 1902. However, we must re- came into view.
member that it was a period during As from Statehood Day, Bradshaw,
which absolute power was an attri- as Premier, received absolute pow-
bute of the great; the British er in local affairs, subject only
Empire was at its zenith; the Ott- to the restrictions of the Consti-
oman Empire, though in retreat, was tution. Within one year many jour-
still powerful; the Emperors of nalists of repute, including Lord
China absolutely controlled the Lampton and Mr JLck Dear Q.C. had
lives of five hundred million Chi- described St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla
nese,,and the Maharajahs of India as a police state. .
still had over 300 million human In the meantime our Deputy Pre-
beings at their mercy. mier tried to cover up the crudit-
Today this hap changed to a ies, political and temperamental,
great extent. Ve had the League of his Boss, and by giving him his
of Nations after the 1st Great War support in all his undertakings,
and we now have the United Nations he (the Deputy Premier) lost the
which came into being after World reputation which he had so pains-
War II. The United Nations maint- takingly built up and is now re-
ains a limited, a severely limited garded at home and abroad as
control over the various nations in no better than his Master.
its membership, and the world has When the political trials came
begun to recognize the right to on for hearing in October and No-
freedom of peoples and individuals. vember, 1967, the Caribbean Bar-
In this latter half of the twen- came to our rescue and sent some
tieth century everyone is talking of its most famous lawyers to de-
about FREEDOM. What is Freedom? fend the innocent persons whom au-
Freedom has been described as thority in this State intended to
the RIGHT to choose, the- right to imprison on evidence which the pre-
create for one's self the alterna- siding High Court Judge described
tives of choice. Without the right as "unreliable, totally unreliable".,
to choose a man is not a man, but The people or St Kitts Nevis.
something less than human. Anguilla have. decided that the
F.nadom is the right to one's Bradshaw government must go, for
dignity as a man. In a free soc- while other Caribbean States are
iety no group is entitled to be- flourishing with no greater assets
little-or deny the human dighnty than we have, we face ruin, econ-
of any man, regardless of his race, omic ruin, moral ruin and social
his religion or his colour, ruin.
A little over two years ago we In a democratic country the el-
had a government which had tremen- ectorate would throw it out at the
dous but not absolute power, polls, but there is no immediate
for the British Government retai- hope of an election here, there-
ned some slight control. fore some other non-violent method
The Honourable Caleb Azariah .P. must be found.
Southwell, now Deputy Premier, then If Britain, Canada and the U.
Chief Minister, built up a steady S.A. will not persuade, the Brad-
and growing reputation for politi- shaw government to hold a free-
o C'l -cuLL.Y.3 ability and statesman- election or resin, nth h ehs citizens
of this state may have to consiera campaign of MASS CIW DISOBEDIENCE, along
the lines advocated by the late Dr. -Martin Luther King.


Saturday, July 27th, 1968


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ioot- birthday


Lord Wright, TUC chairman, presents the Queen with
a eIather-hound book.

It is my pride to wish you well
on your 100th birthday and, as you cross the
threshold ofyour second century, to pray that
you may flourish and that you will continue
to provide wise leadership on which the future
of our country so much depend,..


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s.U.yl AT.: siMA.. ISLAND
A survey team. from lfallace. Evans &
'Partnhers. a consultihg engineering -
fidrr basPd in-England, arrived on
July 25 to conduct a :topographic and
hydrographic survey for' the Sunday
Island project. The survey party,
headed by Mr. Weisman,. are. doing de-
tailed engineering studies n the
fOllowing: the deep water wharf, the,
2,000 ft. temporary air strip, a:.200-
room hotel, roads, water. and electri-
city sources-,-a marina and-all sup-
porting structures. They will live
'in Port~mouth while at work, "the first.
stage of which nay take several weeks.
Their. Ziidings will be sent to ,Mr.'
Andrea d{,A. Pampanini in Heir York '(of
I .D.EA."..Coinpany which co-ordinates.
the o.0'orall project). **' *'.
-'lI, Ronald Millican (ex-U.S.TNaval ..
Air 'Corps) will also work with the .,.
engin-oring toeamin Portsmouth. He
arrived here-last' Monday-'with his
"Euioeani wife Cwho has taught in Paris
and Italy); he is a University uate in Business Administration. The
IMillicans-are living at Springfield
express much interest in local affairs
aicfd i"n our schools, and will later i
move to Portsmouth. ** '
Iloanwhile we received, at. the STAR
office a personall letter front Mir.
Pamipanini whick says: '
"Doninica seems millions of miles
away from this dirty, -hot, and dis-
turbed city. I-have wit-h. me, however
a very'happy memory of your beautiful
island, and I consider myself very
fortunate, to have been given the
op-ortunity, to -play a role in its
future development,.
"Dovelopeont" is a word of 'many
ecanings-, and .I- fully share' sono-of
the concerns, and reservations you
have about-the SIPA project. Let no
assure you, therefore, of my sincere
coUnitment' to mnkak sure that the SIPA
project and the interests connected
w-rith it will be directed and con-
trolled so as to'avoid the kind of
"civilization" that has overtaken
.some of the other islands in the
Caribboan. I realize this kind of
statement- sounds hollow in a letter-''
I hope, with 'tir'e, to be able to de-
monstrate my good intentions...
(Contd next colurnn)


A.Q .... G..aturday,.,Juuly..27,, 1968
TALKING 'BOUT EITTEfRTAINENT (contd.)
On Monday night they provided ample
c4o ii<^of-tfeir--inprovemeck-.g whey
sang and playod- with a certain confi-
dence, a certain touch of p o-
fessionalism that can make all the
difference between a good.-an a bad
performance. Let us hope .tat theso
lads go from strength.to strength.
And. no~ to the show itsoej ..i*^or
one thing, the band'.(Swingihg Busters)
accompanying some of, the singers loft
a lot. to be desired. The Busters,
however much they nay have improved..
over tile past "year', disappointed in
accompaninmdnt.,
Theo Mighty Dice was clear and
powerful as usual, and the -large crowd
enjoyed his porfornance. Pepe calypso
was for the most part hardly audible
but he. redoened..hi.solf sonomewhat with
a smooth pop-ish something that seemed
to have a lot of the old "Sha" in.it,
Franpton's renditions suffered from
'poor accoIpaninoft and "Tilly"-(backed
by the Gaylords ) was soul-ful-ly very
tolerable. .
Lords Bingo, Spencer and Breaker,
performoed'very creditably, to ny .mind,
Those three are very talented, and,
shQuld be givenv. oevry oncouragementb
Bingo sang a "Tributo .to Mrs.Oaudei.ron"
that was'not only very well deserved
on the late Mrs. Caudeironts part but
was also well sung and received.
Lord BreakerOwas the star of the
show, This man, apart from singing
sono "beat-ish" numbers very cr6dit-
ably, gave his audience a cogent re"
nindor .that (at.1l0ast, in .Doinaica)"'
he is the King of calypso. Breaker
is unsurpadsod in sheer vocal range
and potency. ire .wish hin anhd Lord
Bingo a successful recording'in
Barbados. '.

As I pointed out .to you, some form
of prorsgrs is unavoidablp in Dominica
over Tihe ne:it' Thw ydaars. If it -i-sn t
in the form of SIPA and I,D. E.A., it'
will be sonothing else and, perhaps,
something au'ch less constructivoe...

-DA-TU SrTUDEIIT
..4 .
Castle Bruce s IIr., Johnson Bannis'
of'bAWT-with 59% narks was successful
in regisbtoring a a Student in the
Technical Contra, DGS.
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-Colours Ho~4 W41tap -4-4 Draw ,


Australia 315 In Fourth Test In a very exciting encounter between
At Headingley, Leeds in the bourth teams selected from the six teams
Engla d-Australia Test, Australia not participating in the DASA league,
were all -out by lunch on the 2nd the teams wearing colours led by
day for 315. Highlight of the bat- Henry Dyer held their opponents in
ting was a brilliant knock of 92 by white, skippered by Clent John to a
Ian RedpEth who batted lower down 4-4 draw. John himself and island
in the order instead of his usual forward Lennox Emanuel pl ed. sup-
No.1. The Aussies quickly lost In- erbly for whites and Dyer showed ip
verarity vi th the score on' 10, and well whilst Murphy showed his old
Redpd h then kept the scoreboard brilliance.
clicking i. th a subdued Cowper at ..
the other end as an opener; he was RIFLE SHOOTING: At practices last
bowled by John Snow for 28. Walters week the following passed the 100
joined Rqedpath and the two produced- mark in grouping and application:
a flurry of strokes. Redpath was F.E.Rolle, G-.Astaphan; D.Shilling-
first to go bowled Illimgworth,9. ford, J.Dowe, J. Royer, A.Fisher,
In came consistent batsman Chappell H.E.Letang and D.K.Burton. On the
who went on to score. 65 (bowled by 50 metre; practice for. Barbados,
Brown) soon. after Walters was caugt F.E.Rolle,, L.E.Johnson and D.Burton
Barrington off Underwood for 43. topped. 80 out of 100 possible.
Sheahan scored a busy 38. Freeman, 0
his style. like, his; name, pounded .0o
away for 21- and the Aussias were
mund up fbr 315. Underwood. 4/413, B
Snow 3/98 and Brown 2/99. When. Eng- at' MARIE K1ARAIvI
,land batted they were off- to a good
start through.. Edrich 62 and Roger All prices slashed by 40% *****
P3?ideaux (his first cap) 64 i.th a *"** Entire stock to be sold!
'first wicket stand of 123. Close of
play second day England 163/3, DON'T MISS the, biggest bargains
Edrich, Prideeaux and Dexter (10) .out ever in Dominica"':
and Graveney and Barrington at the
wicket. Mckenzie took 2 of the' wick- Come in All and s-t-r~e--t-c-h
et. .. your


Will The '.08 Season Stsat?`
*After a very poor presentation
last Sunday, one wonders whether.
there will be a restart of the '68
season. With .only two teams part-
icipating in the first division it,
Swas- no surprise. to -see last Sunday's
opening, start with such little en-
thiusiasm. In the opening match of
the DASA season -Gedar United com-
pletely outplayed. poorly organized.
LIAT by: 4-2, Harold Winston and John
Domfraid. found. the nets for* United.,
whilst Curtis Au&gstus and Baron got
the goals for Liat,.....
The same clubs:' '2nd Div. encount-
er on .Thursday ended. in a 2-2 draw -


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PUBLIC IEETIIGS (fr. p.: 2)
He called Loblack "a Traitor to the
Party" and "treacherous," saying how
generous Govt. had beeoon to give hin
a pension; gave details of a loan
application nade in another -Ti-nistry
by an. ex-Civil Servant; then Mr.ROP
Armour, defending the Act, said *it
was designed tto. protect the private
lives of people.' It was rather a
sorry porformanco, and did not arouse
. enthusiasm from the audience. When
Willie {Huasoy sang that (nowadays


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