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Vol. VII, No, o7 Sturday, ISeptember 14, 1968 Ton Cents
TO TLEMENT YET IN. LoS STRIKE
old a4s rk at B ath
FaA ; '. .a.nd .iou. friere looks -
S -..tinin~r until the ono- "
c k,'. t-- ,. o. .... ..,
tt ,.,state r, t red to the "
leav, ervin t ,ir porte ".
S n re main i .
i ha fields, tuncrushe< ir. the mis a. 'eason for the s-tri.ie
,.'* -"'-'.. sm to an auhigui ,t.y in th: wor lig cf thioe ai remeant which
.i'ned b, ,ose & o, and I'i.VU in 1907. In reducing the
;*'.* l.oGirS so as tu eqsaliis .uii .. betweein -Joafriere and Bath ,
S ; wur;;; r) to -14 hours -v-eek, i', appears that the 0)i7! found
S... t.2 ,ani.y rate fo ;at rda'y w-ork no ct. MT. .I trployers
S. ; -era.ieon, the Labour .eoportm.nt and the litnister of Iomnc
,.,,. ,, 'fir hove PalJ b,''on involve v n %.iUi ":,n at an interim settle-
'. --. ; ,. n-r to re-i 'oiati on of' a' r.q t, so ftAr un.satis iaci ric .
PET I : P PLE N _
2r. . 1. th o p op. C ioc. 0a Cni.c consider r zat ,the O.;diti. s ad Uridesirablo L icati ,n-
Act, 3.9S8 co1t;eTelos 1tO he. 1-cm Convowntion for rrot ct iox.' of Fund.amental Rights and
FrTer Is ni e cti ons and 10 of too Cvuosti.4tutien of Dominia&,
`1 1 Peo,.le of Dominrica are ,'ell aware of tk.e ,arinaful effectss of thAt la-w in
thI; isl:.i.A and the de-i.riiuontal effect it already bhs !Lao, on our reputation overseas,
i' ], .'5 .t'eople of om"ini ca arc .orvincrd otha the harmful Cffects both nat home
and abroad c-n only be corrected and av"ided by tihe- rpae..l of thi, said Iaw,
Ti '.-R. OP "DW iNiCA 30 f. '. iT THAT t C .GOVH.NiNT t'AKE IMM-EDIATE
sTi' -; T.O ,' L T i I 'IUS ,ANO _-...'...u PUi lfATi.ONS ACT, 190 8.
Such i.. t- ,.ti ,ion whio. .'.Il Lhosie who have a little r.d DauidJ nic0.* blood in their
i~n t reoj uestnin o sign. fii, A great Vpr'porti o those who si'n wit I assemble on the
.l u ;,: t r:0., thk e .. r
a( d:i l : ".:<1 -''.a:-l',h at 9 i.-, .'n taMonday '.'. 4. -...ptemb-'r, i a rail-y proe aiming:- their
detesi tti:n oi' this .ct v"ich is iAtendad to cripple freedom "f nxpression one of
'ur 1fw.armexta-l freedom rj.iThtsa Copios of sheets for sivniJng are otairahkl in the
ST-i... ,. Se'e page three for Iuri her detail,: dIon't ihame. us before the world'
IAT t :,.sN : i PA. S1 VLO L ~ VLT: fur oi Ca toli
r. r lrd, empod at ,-l.'ui. Bishops hAve joined dczns of priests
E--,5 (d n .'A. f ico W"tork, has in defyin;d the oppressive practices of
re n, ..,1nd 13 joi'ni'i sn te Cod Ths f3aa0co Government, Ian Smi the'ss
Drami'ica'. Irncast concrete h***^'* Part; nas split in Salisbury. Governor
In Croch;jiov.kia, :.i. Czarnik asked Sir h'iui-phr:ey Gibbs said hie would only
pcotq,)o to ,.riL.r rif ; restrict.or, pro vc, 0 i, suipprt the ritish Consti itution & O9rL
COTIMENTARY ON THE GOVERNMENT'S PRESS RELEASE OF 4th JULY, 1968. (Cont'd)
Today I wish to deal with another charge' which the Government, in
attempted justification of the Seditious and Undesirable Public.ations
Act, 1968, MkOQB against "the present run of newspaper publications"
in Dominica, viz. "that they are......calculated to damage the interests
and image of Dominica to its people and friends abroad". This will
give me the opportunity to recount acts of the Government which have
had as their principal damage the creation of a climate inimical to
investment from abroad.
What benefit could the newspapers have in damaging the interests and
image of Dominica? The present Government must learn that Dominica is
a. greater and more inclusive concept than that. of its Government of any
given moment. Thus those who write in the local papers are persons who,
by and large, have a wider and more permanent interest in the well-being
of this State than those who currently form its Government. It is silly,
therefore, to suggest that the activities of the writers in the local
papers are calculated to 4Smage the interests of Dominica. To a larger
extent than can be said of the members of the present Government, such
writers would, in fact, be damaging themselves since they hold a pos-i-
tion in the community nat dependent upon the whims, fancies and intell-
ectual shortcomings of the mass of voters.
The; Government should not expect the newspapers to suppress infbrm-
ation and comment on its wrongdoings. To provide information and to
comment on events is the very reason for the existence of newspapers
and writers. So unless the papers carry blatant untruths, they must
publish and comment upon local happenings, not excluding those relating
If, however, in reporting events, the interests and image of Dominica
are injured, shall we blame the newspapers or those who caused the events?
A topical case is the passing of the Seditious and Undesirable Publi-
cations Act. I have no doubt at all that this has badly damaged our
image and our interest-s and, unless some clear wish to iuno this thing
is demonstrated by the community, will continue to do so for a long
time to come, In this case, could the newspapers have suppressed in-
formation and comment on the Act and thereby have failed to protect an
essential freedom on the ground that the image and interests of Dominica
would be injured? Does not clear thinking on the contrary indicate that
those who, in this matter, damaged our interests; are those who: conceived
and, despite popular protest, passed the law?
This is the point: the damage to the interests and image of Dominica
is occasioned, not by those who report and comment upon unhappy facts,
but by those who cause those facts. And this is what has been t;appening
here in recent times. As a matter of fact it iE because -he newspapers
of Dominica took up the Sedition law so strongly and so active.'-y that
the outside world is inclined to pardon us, having discerned that within
the country there exist fighters for freedom.
As stated earlier, there is no department of national life in which
the damage of bad government has been greater than in the field Df in-
vestment. Our Government, in spite of what some of the newspape-s have
been harping upon for some time, does not appea'. yet to realise, how
very sensitive investment is to tne local climate. For every one, con-
cern which will brave coming here through the attraction of the .on-
cessions of special Pioneer Status facilities, there are dozens irhich
will be chased away in a hostile investment climate.
Thus when the Premier makes a statement such as he is reported to
have made at Colihaut recently that the Sediticn law is meant for the
"big men", I don't know whether he realises whe t damage he is doing to
the investment climate. (Continued on page 4)
Saturay, eptemer 1th, 968
QUEEN AND COMMONWEALTH ON THE LIGHTER SIDE OP -THINGS
For the 1st time in Canadian hist- by Rommel
ory,- no mention was made either of Ha ha, guess what Ilm asked to
Queen or Commonwealth in the Gov. do nowadays, columnwise......
Gen,'s Speech from the Throne at Hmm, someone has pleaded ..with me to
the opening of Parliament,Ottawa.* write the heavier side of things,
Buckingham Palace is the largest says that the scale is off balance,
inhabited palace in the world, and so I should throw in something heavy
Windsor the largest inhabited cas- for a fair deal.
tie. Sandringham, the Queen's per- Gosh man, I shall not attempt -this
sonal property, is the most valua- just now pal '.cause my friends have
ble agricultural estate in the U.K.been expressing great delight for
"The Queen already possesses more the light things. Ooh, what a burden
public experience than most of herit is to cgary heavy things ....eh
Ministers," says the New Statesman. grandma, grandpa .... .Say soul brads
Sand you soul sis...
Hi A.W. our Grand Bay production
PEOPLE OF DOMINICA ATTENTION' in the person of Lord Tokyo has just
The time has arrived to make our made a disc in Trinidad. With his
last demand upon the Government to hit number of the "Pumping Man" he
repeal the detested Seditious and has literally spread the gripes of
Undesirable Publications ("Shut--" -okyomania throughout the land. And
Your-Mouth") Act which was passed talking of his flip, "National State-
against the demonstrated protest hood", Tokie gives both .the educated
of the inhabitants of Dominica on and uneducated food for thought.
5th July. You ask whether a top ten can poss-
THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS hereby an- ibly be included in the STAR. Well
nounce the holding of the long- man, one difficulty is that we do;
expected Rally on the Goodwill :owt-have our own radio station by
Savannah,Roseau, at 9 a.m. on Mon- which we could possibly judge, the
day the 23rd September. From there hits most popularly requested by the
those taking part in the Rally Dominican public. True, we write to
will then proceed to the Minister- Radio Antilles, WIBS Grenada, Radio
ial Buildings where a delegation Carib, Radio Barbados and sometimes
will present to Government the Radi-o Trinidad for our favourite
widely-signed Petition (see p.1) tunes but I guess one would go radio-
calling for repeal of that law. mad if he ever tried to follow those
The inhabitants of the whole request programmes. As you know,
island are urgently asked to attend most of them are on at the same time
in their thousands that morning. Wow.
A particularly cordial invitation And the mini-skirt .... ?
to be present is extended to the Certainly, that the fashion has found
residents of all the rural areas, its rightful place in the sunny gems
The Freedom Fighters have already of the lovely Caribbean goes almost
in your own district explained the without mentioning. But look here,
evil of this law to you. Now you our girls don't have to worry about
must come in person to register skinny legs and all since they.are
by your presence your disgust at so elegant, well-built and unokinny-
this detested law passed by your like when compared to a lot aof your
representatives. English girls. (Cry man, cry).
DON'T FORGER: MONDAY SEPT. 23RD Hey there, you simply cannot afford
ON THE GOODW.:LL SAVANNAH at 9 a.m. to miss seeing the-psychedelic Hu-
S' manes with an encore at St Geraxrd's
I am very glad that Yu are all Hall come the 21st inst. Alt, ah,
fighting the editions Pernicious) come the 21st inst. A ah,
Act," wrot Dominican landowner back onstage. will be the onetime in-
nowrvisiting Britain. "I really fluentials in the form of the Alcan
nofelt visick after reading it, it Trio plus ... plus ...... Ha ha,
felt sick after reading it, it is You come. T'will be ffun'
awful to thik that some Sergeant you come. T'will be fun.
and others cEn break into your So -long, so long and no, song. But
offices and take away what they I'm back on the sangstand bringing
like without any reason any hour Guyw's Johnny Braff and his SHE
of the day or night.,.. "contd p.16 (Continued on page I.0)
Saturday, September 14th, 1968
ANDROCLES (Continued) For any worthwhile investor looking for invest-
ment opportunitLes must clearly classify himself among the "big man"
in the context of Dominica and when he finds the Premier of the country
boasting of passing legislation for that particular category of persons,
the would-be foreig.n investor must reason that if such is tb' attitude
towards the "big men" of the .wemier's own country, what may it not be
to a stranger? Purse strings are therefore tightly drawn and eyes turned
in other directions. I personally know of many such cases.
Again, think of the Cadenas affair. The trusted, dedicated anti-
Communist attorney of an American investor of long standing in Dominica,
whose 'name rings mntal bells in world financial circles, is deported.
from the land at short notice and even request for a stay for a couple
of days during which to hand over to a successor is denied. Nobody, un-
like in previous cases of deportation, can imagine any reason for such
action, except to offer guesses at improper ones. To allay investment
fears, the government does not (can it?) give any indication of the
cause of the deportation, leaving it to the- rest of us to guess that
the location of our nuclear-powered reactor may be made known to the
Consider other Government attitudQs towards the bases of investment:
challenging the indefeasibility of Government-guaranteed Certificates
of Title to land; claiming private lands contiguous with beaches; expro-
priating road construction material off private lands; emphasising and
exacerbating class differences; a thinly-concealed disdain and dislike
of "capitalists" &c.&c.
'In the light of all this, who is dama#Lngthe image and interests of
Dominica: its Government or its press?
Now the great harm about this chasing away of foreign investment is'
that such investment would provide employment of the kind not readily
available here for our large army of annual school-leavers, par'ticularl:r
those who have no stomach for agricultural work. Thus many of our brigh-
ter young people are facing unemployment because of factors hostile to
foreign investment. But the curious thing about this policy is that
foreigners not in a position to initiate investment appear to have no
difficulties placed in their way in coming to Dominica. Thus it seems
that it is the "investment" element, not the "foreign" one, .which is
The Release's claim that newspapers in Dominica are. damaging the
country's interests and image "to its people and frien.-s abroad" is best
answered by considering the many violent reactions by Dominicans abroad
to the Government's latest outrage of the Sedition Act which have appear-
ed in the local press. In particular I wish to quote from an excellent
letter written from Canada by a young intelligent Dominican, Mr Hugh-
ward F. Pinard, which appeared in the "Dominica Herald'. of 31st August.
Mr Pinard wrote :"Believe it or not, actions like the one just taken
get wide publicity in the outside world, and bring serious repercussions
on the economic advancement of. the, island". This fron a son abroad.
As regards "its friends abroad", the incisive commer.t, of the Jamaic.
Gleaner was not based on the views of the Dominica press, but on a study
of the Sedition law itself, as is clear from the originality of the views
expressed by that paper.
It is thus manifestly clear beth from reason and from experience
that such damage as io done to the Dominica image and interests'arises,
from the action of Government' intrinsically and not from the newspa-
per reports or comments on them. Because of this, I qucte with approval
another section of young Pinard's letter (which I like, very much):
"Now more than ever,,, Dominica needs capable, uprighi. and dedicated
men to manage the business of Government and lead ut. on away from
the mire-of social, political and economic stagnatiorn".
While such sentiments prevail among our young Do7minicans, the. fut-re
SaturdayqJ qopt~ember 14th, '1968
_Saturd Septiembe 4 S __ TiHE STAl ... Page Five
\TO SCLL `Q MUST TBL- 1Y AL. AKONG.
Most goods can be produced much faster than they can be sold; advertised goods can be solid
much faster than goods unheard of by the public. Advertising in itself cannot actually
sell goods advertising's main function is to create consumer acceptance, consumer de-
mand, thus making the sales clerk, the shopkeeper or the dealer's task of selling that
SAdvertising nooed careful planning, timing, selection of the
media, and 'copy' with the right appeal. An indiscriminate and
haphazard announcement placed once in a local newspaper, seldoj-
syi produces the required results.
$\Z -- Whast do you want to advertise? A new line? A regular line, i.n
S which sales have fallen off? Sale of stock thaw has been on t.
shelf a long time? Sale of out-of-fashion dresses? A film whicA
"might fill the 'house' but leave the balcony empty? Each th'>:
requires a different treatment,
except for "Sales", effective advertising needs planning andf
must be done over i period of time. Results seldom &ppear over-
night because people learn (often subconsciously) through repe~t-
..-, ition; consequently tAia power of advertising lies in its Sbil-
,na ~ode i ity tell a specific and adequate sales story, and to re-"
m a n ispQa .reu& +vsumj peat it again and again -- until its very familiarity begi,,S
Sust c.asuatn cQlanced _a- j t o create prestige in the mindsof prospective customers,
r ,atedo Ta r h A brand name, a supermarket, a dry-.goods store, a resttur*
_...C. "o'f t 9 ant, a laundry or a garage, previously unkiv own, can becese
an accepted houseloTd, wioriithrough advertising rejeti t-ion (X'Aspirin' is the registered
trade mark for the Bayer product, and 1'ridge' is short for General Motors' Trade-Mark
Because cf its cheapness iaid the rapidity with which it reah..s the general public,
newspaper advertising is the most ;..p!la,r and effective advertising media in Domfinics.
The life of ai advertisement in the mindi of a potential customer, seen in ft weekly pasue-
stays for a,-.)ek or moxre. A dAily paper's impact i.st less tuhan a day.
Advertising besides helping the buninosman and producer to sell his goods also
helps to iac. '.ase the National Income of a country because demand mak.e. work. A famer
whos wifo h.t ,just bought a new dress (as advertisfd in The STkAJl) imst plant sos-e more
n alke up fr the C*xpo.,ri.ture!
A A.D D Y"'T -i ? LD ViTISING IS A lA-ITI .vr.; s-PEsi, F.R INC.i TA~ POSES
we vr S. FOP 5A775FyN//VG&
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Pgge -Six THE
WHAT WE NORT0RTI-ERS NEED
Our poor situation is aggravating
in the Northern District of the State-
hood of Doninica. The Clifton Gov-
orneont School is in a dilapidated
state at pres.entj During those last
rainy days, before the Holidays started
children were sent back hone due to
flooring that was flooded with water;
isn't that a poor situation for our
children? And what will become of their
future? How can they regularly attend
their Classes, when the School is in a
very poor condition?..
Our head Teachorls patience is
exhausted and she decided after the'
expiration of the Midsunnor holiday,
she will not be returning to Clifton
School, because she was risking catch-
ing pneumonia at any tinel We are very
sorry should she be transferred, for
our children have made excellent pro-
gross with her nothing to complain.,
During the repent visit to the Schools
on July 24th by Top Officials, we were
eagerly awaiting them, for we believed
that they could solve our problems; but
lately we understood the Clifton School
was not programmed.
We dare say, that our Minister of
Education knows the condition is
disgraceful for what reason was it
oec~ndpd? The Cliftb n-Governront-School
co'*-ai's two villages, having an atten-
dance of 153 Pupils at present, We do
hope that the Governnoent will not allow
the School to subside, before taking
active steps in building a new School,
We have already perceived in the North-
orn District we are carelessly
neglected, despite all efforts being
made,.. Letters, Petitions etc... no
hoed is being taken of us.
STAR Saurday, S optebor 14., J I68
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR LIQUOR LICENCG
To The Chiof of Polico
I, Elizabeth Ro6y6e now residing at Mass-
acre Parish of St. Paul do hereby give
you notice that it is ny intention to
apply at the Magistrate's Court to be
held at PRosoau on Wednesday, the 2nd day
of October 1963, ensuing for a BEER
LIQUOR LICEINCE in respect of my promises
at Massacms Parish of St. Paul,
Dated the 5th day of September, 1968
345-2/3 EaIZABETH ROYER
2ND COIl-IOMHIEALTH MEDICAL CONFERENCE
Representatives from the Caribbean
are among delegates from conm-
onwealth countries who net in Uganda
from 2nd to 12th September for the Sec-
ond Connonuealth Medical Conference.
A basic problem confronting the con-
ference is the world-wide shortage of
doctors and nurses,, a shortage felt in
the developed countries, but acuto in
the loss developed.
At the talks in Kampala1 Guyana,
Janaica,, and Trinidad were the only
Caribbean countries represented.
There are now some 15,000 student
and pupil nurses from the Comnnonwealth
training in Britain, all o0 then
receiving help in one forn or another.
By the end of 1967 nore than 1,300
British Medical Personnel wuor serving
overseas; a special British interest
is the fostering of links ;r associa-
tions betwoon medical inst.Ltutions in
Britain and dvrcas. .'S,S
IN THE I-EST 11DIES ASSOCIA TTSD STATES-
Notice is'horoby given tht., the
A10L over the Statehood o0 Doonancal you
... over me ^acenoa ox inca, yHonourable, the Puisne Jud assigned
iill surely find a Public Phone, (even) the. DonLica Circuit hat appointed
Ito the Doumnica Circuit ha;- appointed
to every Police-Station. But in our ody he 7h day of Oct or, 196,
district at Capuchin there is none at at the hour of -10 o'clock i:.i the foro-
,a, Gentlemen, take oWr v:-ows into Inoon and subsequent days for- the sitting
qdnsideration and hasten to ameliorate of t. Cout .in its Criniral Jurisdic-
present conditions for we al are tion at the court House Roseau
tios at the court Houses ".t Roscau,
payers and should enjoy son< of the within the Doninica Circu t.
amenities as the other places do. i
............ES.. BUDEY, DATEI' the 6th day of Seprt or.bor, 19638
li Mona Rig ty Joiooa,,
Madane| Registrar of h0e High Court
LAST WEEKIS CARTOOIN of thi West :::di.es Associa-
Your Staff Artist Al Aiong draws ted States S.:.clcne Court.
very well; he also..gets hIs Latin nx ef./A 1/68 (Loni.r Circuit)
eight But Pleaso$- On Foneale Mos- RDate:6th Septoembor, 1968. c
uitoos bite and InfotI .B.ologist i\35-": -./ o ----
Some TopLcal Ltracts from the New Statesman
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A, I R P U R I F i E- R
TuS STAI Page Elight
Saturday, September 14, 1968'
T h lights died and a bush fell upon the droning audience as the heavy velvet cur-
tains of deep purple parted slowly^. silently. An empty stage, save for a Steinway
grand piano standing heavily, a little to the right, its highly polished wood catch-
lig the aparkle of the spotlights throw upon it. Expectant silence.
Thea ahe appeared. An explosion of loud cheering and clapping; the atmosphere with a
Ange f excitement. Kis Marian Sheriff, standing in the centre of the stage, a samile
rbAlilng on her lips and in her eyes, bowed repeatedly. Home where it had all begun,
',i heme of the first music lessons, thq old music teachers and of ... she foeed herself
Si ... f Winton. She wondered if e was in the audience. Th spotlight blinded
4*r. After all these years, not the excitement and novelty .o life in angland, not the
nriae ot music critics, nor the grandeur of the fame she had acquired had made heT 'aor-
Jet his mile. Quite aged now? What did it matter; so was she. Where was he?
The cheering died down reluctantly and Mgrian remembered to smile again. fonce more
he hall became a silent as a lake at idn4ight and she walked over to the piano and sat
-anin leisurely, straightening out the rqffles of her flowing gown. l hen she placed her
"adm at the keyboard and lot them fall.
The first notes of the 'AppasrionMhe rang through the building with the clarity of
golden trumpets at dawn; they rose and fell? transformed themselves into rippling Wrater,
ato roaring oceans that swirled into a flight of a million butterflies rising towards
.'9 ain. Had Beethoven, Chopin or Liszt been present, their spirits would have merged
ith their music that flowed from the pi&no on the stage, their ecstasy would have been
ae with that of the audience; they rwojd have explored together the misty forests that
ia: -aJn interpreted, they would have climbed to the mountain peaks she reached and would
" e floated on the breezy white clouds in which she sailed. For an hour, two hours did
*he aoul of the audience dream and dance and fly in the whimsical world of music. Ande
.hn it ended. The piano was silent and the gates closed to the world just created .
Tt iddle-aged woman on stage ro mfved her tired hands heavily from the keyboard. Her
:4 was teased and the lines on her face seemed deeper and more numerous than they had
gesed earlier. Still the tremendous turmoil of cheering refused to allow her tr leave
he piano. She stood and faced the audience.
"Snoore, encore," they shouted hysterically. This was sobn transformed into a stamp-
'g mnoth chorus of, "We want more. We want more." How could she refuse them, Marian
iAled to herself. Her people, her very own people. She raised her hands for silence,
a the audience realizing she had given in to-its demand burst into a ne thunder of
Yplaase before finally quieting down.
"My friends," she said, "how kind, how very kind of you to give me the receptions I
'ave rcelted here tonight. You are indeed my people, my very own people, and Ilrove y'o
,lase. "I will play for you play as long as you want me to. You name it, and I'll play
i, Iamitiately shouts began pouring from the audience. Marian returned to the piano
-%a atartod playing once more whichever piece she could hear requested.
A4 s'lr h finished hea third request, a voice came, a man's voice, clear and calm as it
.4 alw4yi been. The voice said, "Moonlight Sonata, Marian ... for me, pleae.~."
Marian turned slowly and stared blindly, vacantly,, into thee dazzle oc tho lights. Was
'l. dreaming? No Not on a night like this. It was Winston's voice she had heard, she
lj4 /xcz of I.. Ot had aacd sLLgl/d4ly and walz vaaucciyt bnokhcn, but unmibtaJaWcbly it
was La.. She coutd not. zce !zi, but .dc hnetw tazt 6oacwmhec out in. that pool of
dazkAeA heA ua tAcjtc, sa-.uing up at hcc and akhin, Ack to ptag thAe. oontfLht
^f # # # # # # # #
She. placed hcn nrcwxvou AwLcA. on the AcboAanzd and began the actodV.
"Ah, huch hcave:nlt ruic, WirLton 4m1g1cd AcavL.t and nlaxLed coaplctrely on
he LaV ae s&t p d om n; e cutting. atc noo un aWcs .nJU d the .oomv. wi& an ocangec
oiow whLch on. ;te nwacxoJws picwtca on tke waLL. Thc .tiwnrw notcA noWc.
hcaLtanti Pion r .z th Skc.zif4' coittiac piano az IaWW2n Atnuqajtcd on, mhi a i iw
favouj.ife, nu vca't faWvoujiL pLacec of muAzic," Ac 'aid, az che played on, and kc
went and zitood at kc c. baLck, tin. hL zancts on hac. Azou-dcas. c& Ac topped.
'"eu?2" Ac said.
'W"t, ILat's zaU," d/c gZoed.
"/That do you. anc.n, that's aL? W lt's not finkhcd yet."
"That'A olt 've tcunI AO fac.." SAc Auiled.cL '7hsc things tkc. tine you knAow
--and 'a no ocrti","
'To me, ,iou te the gaaatc~st that cvet Zivcd" kAc -aid ailing, -and ptwpdc a.
.(ick so4 UkLz on hAct fonrcead. "One dta you'U be fcamou.6. Wc'U pwiac.Lze ha
at L i. mu=t be off now". He pathkn.cdd AiL book/, want outidc anut. Jwmped On hL6
't'" ,-. ,vouAi pi-ccc of ,ic cA s.aid once aAoe uthk 2 aphazp "M ind if
0 diop ait ain torzoutow?"
ot at al, e zLdd, "You Aoutd be able to hIww thAc wooLt thing, by then.
g 'L p~acLce.'-&Ad tonciUat," -nd 6hc waved -and want in,6ide.
Biat tat nrjt Ah.e vid been unabkc to find tiiac to practice and theA next day
,., hc next da she A had Acvnd the nace about &t, And- t av te cnd of itd *.
Rc Ccouid no tongi. sce Auo ox acct hia, ox. pcak to hia. Afica tAt. hce found
6hc could not p&a,_ the. Sonata,. his faJvouxi.te p'ice, without thce grcatct psin
# ## # # # # A #. # # #
TAc audience aru-> dhocked and pualed W/u .d- f'ILa, SAcLZff sAtoppad p.ayin?.
A tow rutavA .6tataned in the audiLcncace. A ALcAi? ;VA2t w&z w.ong wit hen? The
buzZinJ. naqc cd c a P,_v n'.6 crUs 'nd with a s1tV r st, e h c uvned to x:a.idj anzd Atcat-
cod that hAc. fz~nc. wcke. notnoatcs on tkhc khci bo-n-d. Hea. mind& had been in tha
p A-, zo Longo aao ... 0O Longj a 7o and fv. -wat .,,
0h ,Un aooducb .. W9hat have I ne: dzc 4yid to kAcur ctf. Oh foo;lisA, fooLik
Love, wkXt have you done to ric? /e. fbJnaoxt )CA tcd on the ex-zct note on which 61cW
Ad Atopped that a'-ftce.noon witA, ),iaL&ton, 'o r.anyj cais. ao. SheAC nt ao on, .Ac
;uwst continue, 6/cA told AcXaicf; Ahe Wn5t pLayu it now, 4. on&, fo. kiL.
rI/. fLzacA,-c bec2nc ZatLv once no.rc, But no. She had pLaycd a 'roong note., SAe
kna4D g. SAe. opped, In aJz She was bitc-ctia cavit, axccitcdJL now, the kec-
bo: 3 oa b whlack a0d ite the wate'c. wah6 cd to Acx cA. Duri
a, thec .e.air of. tw.rinitz, onlu once had 6hc/ p-_icd the AtoonLighJ Sonalz itZt
t/zAcuglh to Lt6 end it h.Ad becn, a t.caqpTcarznt. Bul Ac had aVwfyz Ac2ated it.
2. hAct onL. unfinhAcd piace of na.._c, Aca unfin.&hcd Sona.ta. And c wanted to
kAc-cp i tht way2 t. in acnouy of the onlu tinue Love 3c had vcAl. Arhoun *... t.e
Love. 6A h zd. l t a-nd Lot at zhone. But now, w it pos6ibtc foAt Aa. to, p.Lay i.i?
On wouLd /ice sZqp4, pactcand that 6he Aad not tcaLcl hcAad ainton'A voicc-. a2nd
continue pL" uji ome othai 4co ca4.et? O. keA had to pLay_ it ... o, a pa2pzcnti of
the debt she owed tkLA Love. 7 od, how waz he oi-igz to do it?
But thn, Like a bea-n. of wunuLiat zuddantu bwLztina t/VougI a gotdcan aai.cy
n 'zn atnz,, sku ofU ra., vuiwina and LigLting tha co .2 and d&/Acned &wodd, Ahc
fcLt a handn gartif, s pn on ka Ahouldc. and 6/1c knew ii naa Ac1 She
tuned ,owzd, and hArcougk hAi. ta- v aw ae atAJn9, AzLghtLy cqurXn6 6rmston, But
the 6ajzc )inzton. TAc I-enc 21intont of the afcnoo e unL6nad Scata..
i/ 6 cca aCe roLt witd Cmotion aLZo but cwme.cd in tmn the anc zikt. h'e iAc-
nacnbacd tlen wLth, zo Lon ago. (concluded on paqe 10)
Sats,oit Scpticabci 14, 1968
-Po.o Ton THE STAR Saturday,Sgetenbor i4 1968
.........ASSOCIATED STATE OF DOINIICA....
TITLE BY REGISTRATION OrDINANCE, O C
REGISTRY OF TITLES DOMINICA.
SCHEDULE for the Application for Certificate. of Title and Noting thereon
and Caveat for the weol ending the 14th day of Septoeberj 1968,
Date of Request Person Presenting INature of Request whether for
SCcrtifiicatc of Title and .Noting .
S thereon or Caveat.
Request dated the Harold Blundell Request for the issue of a First
26th day of August,, by his Solicitor Certificate of Title, in respect
1968. Presented the Cilua A.M.Dupigny of a Portion of land situated at
11th' day of Grand Bay, in the Parish of St.,
Sophteober, 1968,. ........ Patrick, in'the Associated State
at 3; of Doninica-,. containing 3076 square
foet, and bounded as follows:- On the North by land of Voronique Henderson and
an access road 6 feet wide; On the East by land of Ronold Fontaino; On the
South by land of Joseph Alcondor; On the West by land of Kenedy Henderson.
Rogistrar s Office, .-ona Rigsby Janes, -
Roseaue DoninicaL 1968. PRgis trar of Titles.
NOTE;- Any person who desires to object to the issuing of a First Cortificate
of Title on the above application ay enter a Caveat in the above office within
six weeks from the date of the first appearance of this schedule in the
Doriinica STAR Newspaper published in this.. State or from the date when. the notice
proscribed by law was last served on any owner 0or, occupier of adj.oininag land
in respect of which the application is made .
RONMEL (Continued from Pago Three)
She knocked at ny door one cold and
The girl was so wot and she was-in a
Tears were running down her lovely
And her eyes so red as if she had no
Chorus: What can I do for you girl
What can I do?
Tell eno your story girl
You.look so blue
Rest your head on ry shoulder and
Wipe the tears from your eyes girl'-.
Here you'll always be
She left my home a long long time
With another nan-
She said she loved hin so-
What went wrong?
I reAlly do. not know
And now shoes back
I'll never let her go
Chorus: What can I do etc. etc.
At Canefield Cliffs last Sunday, 1 pr.
Child's sandals, yollow-boigeo, age ?6
Owner call at Star Office Saturday.
UNFINISHED S01TATA Conclusion
Had he married the mother of his
child? Was ho .still alien These
questions .flashed through Marian1'
mind.. But what did it matter* Win-
stoi's snilo. was beaning through,
calmly and steadily: nnd Marian was re-
assured soothed and resettled. NIow
she turned again to the key-board and
once nore started the Sonata. And as
the notes rose from the piano-the
. quizzical look that had overcome the
.audience was .changed into one of
Ecstasy and joy. And in an aura of
ecstatic joy wan Marian as her music
flew from her heart and nind.,and soul
and filled every heart -and bind and
soul- and corner in the hall For all
she knew was that .Tins tons hiaid was on
her shoulder and the unfinished Sonata
iwas.-fially being 'conploted.
S '.t *
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SaurdaySeptonber 14,1968 THE STAR Page Eleven
Poemo HEIGHTENED AWARENESS b. Alfred DOIIICA DAIAiTA GRPLOWS' ASSOCIATION
C.... .-Z. o OTIGE TO BAHANA GROWERS
1. In* a bushy sanctuary EiTI] ijli I WEIGHT
WeO two souls rnot,,
H61 a past nastor, Banana Growers are notified that as
I,. just a neophyte. from the *ook *cOmioencing Monday, 9th
2. As I stood thero Septeonbor, 1963, the minimum weight of
2 Wrapped in suspeylso, bObananas accptaUle at the Company's
My zealous guido, aware, of course, Reception Stations will be 15 lb.,.-
Of why I came (instead of .13 lb...)
Suddenly began AD. BOYD
With sweeping gestures General Mn-nager
Of the hands, 7th Septomnbc, 1968
Revealing to me the temporary abode -j- .
Of God, Most high. -.
3. Attaching himself
To ny awe-stricken soul,
He made meno perform
A complicated ritual
Like an elaborate Indian danceo.
4. I did not undOrstand
No, I did not
I still don't understand
How the God-of glory
Could have confined Itself
To the decaying reunant of a tree
And the fading fire near by.
5. "Is it truly our great God
That has seen fit'to dwell
In such cheerless, humble
I found myself asking
After the grand initiation.
6. "Yes ?-t is almighty Oa,
NTot Buddha, not MIohsaied,
It is the God of all,"
He answered with striking finality.
7. While we were walking
Down a familiar road,
I kept urging him
To explain the phenonmeon.
And just before I got to my den,
We cane to a halt
Near the door steps
Where he soloinly instructed,
"Road psalms twelve, sixteen and
In the clearest of terms,
And all of a sudden vanished.
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C.cO 0 U A IT T D E
FOR SMALL HOTEL
APPLY IN WRITING TO THE
HOTEL MANAGER, BOX 5, ROSEAU;
STATING SEX, AGE & EXPERIENCE.
French Proessuro Groups have beo
approaching the European Conmnunitioes
Cormission in Brussels to have bananas
from French iartiniquo imported duty-
free into the whole of the Conmrunity',.
informed sources said, while adding
that the French Governmnet itself had
made no official request.
Martinique bananas are imported
duty-free to France, and French Private
Interests have been trying for some tinoe
to have this oxtondod to the whole of
B.EACK P.THIER CONVICTED
OAKLAND, CALIFORTIA -- Huey Newton,
founder of the negro Revolutionary
Black Panther Party,, listened impass-
ively last night as he was convicted
of voluntary nanslaughtpr in the gunshot
4eatih-. ot a. white policeman. His Lawyer
said they viould. appeal the verdict
reached by the Jury (hoaded by a negro
foreman) aftor four days of delibera-.
MOSCOW -- A loading Soviet Choroographer
suggested an oxperiimntal dance labo-
ratoryp be sot up to create a now ball-
roon daco that would reflect the' son-
tinents, emotions and rhythms of a
society building conuinism, Tass news
Writing in the Soviet Communist
Party newspaper Pravda, Igor Moisoyov
sa-d some modern western dances
reflected concepts of beauty and morals
that were not inhoront in Soviet
WORDS TO REIEMBER
"Nuclear weapons are a rich man's
property" U Thant of the U.N..
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Page I Twelve THE S
INDIA ENCOURAGES YOUNG ARTISTS
FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD
If you are a boy or girl born after
1st January, 1953, you may enter
for the (Indian) SHANKAR'S INTER-
NATIONAL ART COMPETITION 1968.The
entries you send in must be your
own, unaided works done during this
Do you like to draw and paint?
Then you can compete with art work
on any subject you have sgen or
known your family, your village,
neighbours, markets or fairs, schooOL
sport & games, people (such as the
teacher, Doctor, dentist etc.) or
buildings and treesapilike best...
DON'T use lead pencil use anything
else and draw or paint on some
material, such as strong paper, or
canvas, not smaller than 12 x 16".
But suppose you are a young _.'1
writer: then writer an essay or a
short story, a poem, a play o..
and again write about the things
you have seen and know, just as
'he young painter has been invited
to do his work. Get your teacher
-or guardian to write a certificate
when you are finished, stating that
the written work is your original
unaided effort, done in 1968.
Every entry must bear your full
name and full address, date of
birth, nationality, and say whether
you are a boy or a girl. You can
join with other competitors to send
your entries in one parcel. No child
will get more than two prizes. A
board of judges and the Editor of
thankar's Children's Art Number
will decide on awards, and they will
keep copyright (no entries returned),
ABOUT THE PRIZES: 'The President
pf India's Gold Medal will be awar-
ded for the best painting, and the
Vice Ptsident of India's Gold
Meital for the best literary entry.
Twpnty-four Nehru Memorial Gold
Medals will be given for outstand-"
ing entries (painting or writing).
400 other prizes according to merit.
Certificates of merit will also be
granted to children whose work has:
been selected for the annual Inter-
national C4idren's Art Exhibition
in New Delhi. ADDRESS ENTRIES TO:
International Children's Competitio]
Children's Book Trust, Nehru House,
(nda to reach before ec.131 196
CECILIA GREEN WINS ISLAND
SCHOLARSHIP (Convent High School)
On the basis of her performance in
GCE Advanced Level examinations,Miss
Cecilia Green won the coveted Island
Scholarship for CHS (the big achoUb-
winner for several years). This
studious young lady is at present
in Canada on a "Daughters of the
Empire" travel grant from that land;
she learned the news; by cable. *
Cecilia is the second daughter of
Mr. & Mrs. Oliver Green -of Roseau.
Congratulations to winner,parents
COMMONWEALTH TEACHER TRAINING
The local Ministry of Education is
inviting applications from qualified
teachers who are interested in Bur-
saries to pursue courses in the U.K.
in several fields, including child or
education guidance, education/maths,
/science, speech & drama, Home econ.
Backward or Handicapped children and
"English as a 2nd language". Further
information from Ein.Education/Health
- applications should be in Sept 25.
BEN PALS WANTED
I write on behalf of two
foreign pen pals who have asked me
to help them find other pals in the
West Indies. Could you be so good as
to publish their names in the STAR:-
Mr. Abdul Waheed,
Near Power House,
* Mr. Lionel Giles,
# 698 M.P.B.W.,
The Main Office,
SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN.
"" Yours sincerely,'
MARLENE DALRYMPI* E ,Roseau.
CARIFTA IN GUYANA .
The Caribbean Free Trade associationn
2nd Council Meeting opened in Guyana
on Thursday, and Jamaica will be
represented for the first time by
Trade Minister Robert Ligitbourne.
n BE BRAVE LIKE THE CZECHS -
SUPPORT THE CAUSE OP FREEDOM :
S SIGN THE PETITION AGAINST that WT.
Saj-urday.Soqtecrmbr 141196 THE STAR Page Thirteen
PRESSURE GROUPS by Acadenist
Circumstances past and present urge one to consider the question, what bodies,
groups or other organizations 6arry weight or influence with the Governmenont of
our State; what groups,, if any, carry so nuch influence as to be able almost to
exQrt pressure on the Govornnent; in short, do we have any effective pressure
groups in this mini-stato of ours?
oPerhaps we night begin by pointing out what arc the standard, or if you liko,
mor'o oomaon groups that exercise pressure on govornnonts, or that are at least
so vibrant and powerful that a sensible government cannot afford to ignore them.
Trade Unions for one, can always be a potent and potentially upsetting force in
a country. Their memberships are generally'large and of the masses; they there-
fore "house" a large number of votes. Also, because of the nature of their
major weapon (the strike) they can do untold dama.o to a country's economy.
Then, perhaps we night say at the other end of the continuum, there is the
Employers' Federation. This body can also seriously affect a countryts oconomy
by its employment policy, its policy of (non-)conciliation and in other ways.
There is too, the Chamber of Commerce, in many countries a very respected and
powerful body which a sensible government, far front ignoring would invite for
consultation before the passing of a pros.ppF~ xo economic measure. The Chanber
of Comnnrce can have an even moro direction a country's economy than can an
employers federation. The'Chamber comprises the people that import and export,"
the people that fix prices, the people that run businesses. A knowledgeable
and able Chanber can havo considerable weight.
A potential force too, are big business concerns which contribute so large
share to a country's economic well-boing as to mako 'them important and
.otontially dangerous. Coming readily to mind are the bauxite companies of
Guyana and Jamaica. The pressure oxcrted by such bodies'is more often indirect
than direct. Our banana association is one such concern.
Lactly, we have political parties. Those, whoro they have good organisation
and leadership, can and usually are the most effective of pressure groups. The
very nature of a political party with its open and avowed aim of making itself
the next government, forces upon it the role of pressurizerr" or "pressure-
uongeor" if you prefer. I might add that where a political party (especially
one in opposition) joins forces with some or all of the pressure groups
contionod above, they can form a solid and perhaps unbeatable stream of
Alas, I cannot say that we have any really effective pressure group in
Dominica. One or two groups mny have a bit of influence with the government,
but our situation is unique. Can we really say that Trade Unions in this place
constitute an effective pressure group? Does the Govornnont allow the unions
to review proposed legislation to find out if anything in a proposed bill will
affect the unions too adversely for national comfort? Does the Government
consult with unions on natters of national econonie policy (oven wage'policy)?
Aro the unions thesolves aware of this aspectof their responsibility, or are
thoy simply incapable of fulfilling it (because of incorpotont leadership and
shortage of qualified'. people in their ranks)? Whatever may be the reason,
unions seem to have little influence on government actions.
Our Employors' Federation and Chanbor of Connorco are almost useless. What do
they do? Especially the Chambcr of Connorcoe, why does it'exist? Dominica for
one thing does not have a central economic planning unit, and secondly, has no
9cononist in the ninistries of finance and trade and industry whore they are
most needed. Especially in Dominica therefore, the role of the Chamber should
be oven greateror You seo,, cononically this place just drifts along with the
regional tide. The Government does not seem to understand the big issues of
the day, and coosee to hZarbour a natural bias against people like those who
comprise the Chanbor. In opite of all this our Chamber. just sits on its back
and accepts everything unconplainingly. Take Carifta (perhaps the biggest
economic dovelopmont to date). After Government signed the agroeeont they
found it necessary to impose a consumer tax and the poor people (Labour'Partyts
primary concern) found thencolves even poorer because their soft-drinks,
corned-beoof and so on were now more expensive with no corresponding rise in
*wages. (Continued on Pago Fifteen)
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Saturday Sectenbor 14, 196u THE STAR Pao Fifteen.
1966 S3, .-..... ....- N o,189.
In the Suprone Court of the Windward Islands and Leeward Islands,
Colony of Dominica.
Kenneth Errol Donis Fishor
Manager and Attorney'of The
Royal Bank of Canada,
To be Sold pursuant to an Order made by the lHonourablo Mr. Neville A. -, --
Berridge on the 19th day of July, 1968, Upon the Application of the above. hr!d
Plaintiff for the Sale of the Defendant's land under,Section 4 of the Judgnoents
Ordinance Cap.10 on Thursday the 24th day of October, 1968,, at 3.,.00 o'clock in
1) A portion of land situate in the Village of Ueslay, in the Parish of St. --
Andrew, in the Colony of'Doninica containing- 1884 aq.ft and bounded as followswt-
On the North-East by Public Road, On the South-East by land of Fildasin Prosper,,
On the South-West by Public Road, and On the North-'Jost by land of Hartley
Edward. Registered liber PI Folio 107.
Particulars and conditions of Salq may be obtained front Miss Vanya Dupigny
of Chambers1 6 Kennedy Avenue, Roseau, Dorinica, the Solicitor having the
Carriage of the sale and at the place of sales.
Dated the 29th day of August, 1968,
(Sgd) MOIIA R, JAMES.
3358-/ REGISTRAR AIf PROVOST MARSHAL.
PRESSURE GROUP9 (Continued from Page Thirteen) Our Cha-bor of Comnerco has said
nothing on either Carifta, the "Consumer tax" or the increase in prices..of
oonsumer goods. So much for a potentially very powerful pressure group;,
Big business concerns. Perhaps the Dominica Banana Growers' Asso6iation can
be regarded that has an indirect influence on Go-voenrmont. After all, with our'
nono-crop (bananas) economic position, if the D.B.G.A.. does not have influence,
what will? ,'
Well, you might imagine our plight when not even our Opposition Party'carries
influence with the Governnent. Space does not pornit no to dwell on this, a
sorry state of affairs.
Doear people, pressure (or influence) groups have a useful function to
perform They make for more and better demonocracy. Through then, different
groups and groupings can mako themselves felt to a perhaps well-intentioned
but unwary government. The present Government is not accustomed to -pressure;
it has passed many bills which were easily accepted by us; we have been
apathetic, pacific and encouraging; the Governnoent kno this,. Well, they went
ahoad and passed the seditious act. Let ne be the first to place the blame
for the seditious act squarely on the shoulders o.t Dominicans (collectively).
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S T A R S P 0 S R L.t.Qj. SpQ.qtfU s JacilfpjJ,. cpoAL
C-ICT- "I had the Act explained to no by an'
SClIZ T: Ili.Iic V.peri;cntal Law English barrister .friend of mine, and he
'?The ,T'.I. Test Tcan touring ; Australia was absolutely appalled by it. Dorinica
this season will play all matches under is no lon!gor a democracy but a dictator-
and experimental law, aimed to extend ship. By now this Act nust be considered
actual playing tino. The anti-tine- a terrible blunder by the person who
wasting law will, the Australian Board thought it.up.- Incidentally, who did bhink
of Control decided, will be enforced. it up?t" 3ITOR'S 2NOTE: those roearks
Tried out in English County matches were includcfedf in a private letter, so we
this year, the now rule applies to the regret irithholdinq the nane of the writer.)
last hour of the ratch; front then on if T I C E
play continues for one hour, or nore RESIDEINTIAL VOUT-MONTH COURSE in
until 15 eight-ball overs-have been THE PRINCIPLES AiD PRACTICE OF SOCIALWORK
The Extra Mural Department of the
S .African umpires will be watching University of the West Indies is offer-
paceman John Snow's follow[-through ing a Four MIonths' Course in the Princi-
extra closely during he 11CC tour which ples and Practice of Social Work. The
starts next month. S.Africa's P.M. Course will be ,held at the Social Wol-'
John Forster hinted recently that col- fe Trining Centre, I. n fro
oured S.African-born crickotor Basil ,t W., 9
January to April, 1969.
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report the MCG: tour for a British paper. 2 This Course is designed to moot the
He said "Guests who have ulterior not- needs of persons with throe or noro years
ives or sponsored by people with ulter- experience in the broad field of Social
ior motives usually find that they are Welfare, who have not had the opportunity
not invited." D'Oliviera stated that of obtaining professional training.
he did not think that straight cricket 3. Students should'nornally possess the
reporting could harm S.Africa. following qualifications:-
*' (a) not less than throo years' ex-
BOXING: coionstration Supports Clay porience in the field of Social Welfare,
YounG Anericans and Swedcos whoEsypath- and attendance at a Social Welfare
iso with Cassius Clay's stand over Training Cot.rso of not loss than threo.
Vietnam, plan to dononstrate against months' dur-ation;
the world heavyweight title fight today. (b) at lIast four years' oxporienca
They are seeking police permission to in the fiel.1 of Social Welfare.
narch at the football stadium where
Ji:Umry Ellis is defending his World 4, Application forns and particulars
Boxing Association's version of the may be obtained from the Ministry of
title against Floyd Patterson. Clay Homeno Affairs.
faces a prison sentence for refusing 5. Applicasions ustbe submitted on
to be drafted into the United States the prescribed forms to the Ministry of
Army. .The youths are a group of Aner- Home Affairs not later than 21st Sept.,
ican deserters, and representatives of 1968.
various Vietnan connmittees in Sweden. C.A. M '
Trinidadian for W1iebley Bout rnanent Secretary,
S" 4lilmistry of Hone Affairs.
Ulric Regis, the Trinidadian Hoavyv't File Ie. I]7/39/06 G.100-351 1/1
Champion, will nmet Britains Peter
Boddington over eight rounds at the 'BITUA'Y : MISS IRIS GILLl :
Empire Pool, Weubley on Septebor 10.
This is a supporting bout to the Euro- iThe death took place'on Thursday, Sept. !
pean Heavyweight Chanpionship -between 12th, of Iri Gillan, for nany long yearccs
holder Karl Mildonburger of West Goe- a faithful onployee of the late Sir
many' and Henry Cooper of Britain. lHenry 2 Lady 'icholls, and la.ttorly a
S MRY PLIGHTS S ..USP... part-tine worker at the Phoenix; she was
E! also a personal friend of the Publisher
After numerous areeonent, with the and Editor of the STAR. A dovotod:u:ibeor
igorians "to fly supp-ios to starving of the Cathlolic Church, she was laid to
Biafrans by day had been broken, and rest osto:,day. nd will be gratly niac6i
having flown in several hundred tons he rol.dives at Salisbury and lsa-
b night, the Red X have cuit flights
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