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Sis. Jane Lowenthal',1 R"'Ry , '
Librarian, ... i rr-i H. HE
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"Research Institute for ", -, o. 4,
the Study of Man, Y
162 East78 Street, A
New York 10021, N.Y., .
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Editor: PHYLLIS SAND ALLFREY .page .3
Vol. V xII.I, No, 5 Saturdayn, February 1, 1969 TI.e Cents

NOT BY BUDGET ALONE
SN smooth oiis and fats tone reflected in the demeanours of
Government Ministers, Premier LeBlanc declaimed the
progress and prosperity achieved by the Labour Governme:nt
In the past eight years. True, the cruse was filled with British
oil and the fat is mostly Canadian blubber. But "the biggest i
budget ever In the State" (totalling $11;-247,445) gave M.r.
LeBlanc an hour of fairiy sustained boasting with only a few
bleak spots or blanks -- ::nug .li g of limes to'the neighboring. -
I ,i ,' shortage of essential grass for the valuable straw goods
Indust/i, and rThe operations of Dominica Mining Co ("not up
to : .=: iL. inir."); very little was said on tourism, save that i
"there ii not much chance of Dominica immediately becoming '-
a substantial tourist resort"; with the hope of a full jet airfield .
(to be sttiled by Canada's C, D, A.) to promote 'this
Oie quarter of the speech was taken up by a review of
O'mliuica's uA ,, '' entry into VVIS Grenada, which now
reiu'ias $58,000 contribution. It is one reason given for .
:e C1:n, up a National Commercial radio costing $250,000 to
t kt instead of cvinnd imported culture, natlonil culture will
be the Ordnung. Canned fruit had prominence too, for
G,ornrment inLends to set up a canning factory for citrus etc.,
which will be a good thing if profitably run.
SCentliuc on page' 7) I

iTHFRONE SPEECH H




o tend Cormonwrealth Par Iivamenta.n ry t a ryI C %A
MTNE tAMiLFO ANCS

dito Arre st
rST. KrrTS D1 EMocRAT
ar1 with Publl Mischief"ut3.30 p.. when she
wit P Awent betore the Magistrate
Mr. C. Arrindell.
S'ien Fieileteau, The warrant for the arrest Application for ail was
d Po-*. f "Tice was served by Acting Assistant ade by her Counsel, Dr. W.
.nocra", t. s onl Sufperiteden of Police J. MrV. y Herbert, and bail was.omon
,. L.i-c n .r ., r. was Martgreau who is chat hf anted in the sum of $1,500
anee'l 5by the p.liice at about Af the Nevis Pol(ce Force, The gr Mr W. V
hNi with two sureties. Mr. W. V. .SA che Fod
2. p.i n on M ndoy, 20 Jan- Iolice Officer was accompanied b rt a t. JSMA T Wcher McFerd
W.iry, while ;;t Ber work, and by a policewoan in uniform or cored 68
:,drged with "Puic a3o ..3;i.p'., .nd two plain-clothes powicesies sy. and tok 5 wicketa
pe (gc nf whom drove the car, P. The casewatdae to be heard for 21 and 6 for
7'ie charge is in connection 749, in which thIe Editor was on Monday, 27 January. j,
-in almrtie Ctitled "'U- conveyed to the Basseterre 38 aga4at Saints
sc..d Nevi Mrders! Why?' '. police Station. it
wft.iit by "'-:, : ..- and I v OPPOSITION ATTACK BUDGJETs, Leader
pnUshed in [hr Democrar on On arrival ut the stationi1iss A. Moise, surviving jibesIwelcomed
3 e'waiud:' ose d n A oiso, surviving jibeass olcomed
the idea of national radio, but he
sipod O;po-si. tioo waou h.ave equal- chance to use the new powerful station a. B.Henry
r;T aff 1'A dic.tatorship always coantrives to give the impression of prosprity..."
0.1i alaso referrotd to ithe national radio: "iWe hope it will not become a mend ium
;. Trr.tistn pro}oganaaa by the Retling Party,but used to educate the peopl4. (p.?)
7e har.,,, s h conecton749 inwhih t~e Eito wa onMonay,27 Jnuay. 3 ad~nt Sin.







FACTS AND FIGURES By Androcles
All Dominicans, Including those abroad, should be interested in some
figures recently extracted from Government.
In reply to two searching questions in the House of Assembly put by
Eon.,E,B Henry, that doughty champion of the welfare ahd freedom of
Dominica, regarding royalties paid to the State by (a) Dominica Mining
Co, (pumice) and Dom-Can Timbers Co. for timber concessions, the Gov-
ernment supplied the following information:
(a) DomniciaY Minini Co.
1965/6 1966/67 1967/68
$5,239 9,204 $15,345
(b) Dom--Cgu Timbers C...
May November, 1968 $14,11i5
As far as I am aware, both these: companies enjoy special tax conces-
sions as regards income tax and customs duties on their plant and equip-
ment, Consequently, these receipts are the direct revenues which the,
State has enjoyed during the periods indicated to be. set, off against the
concessions granted.
It is important to bear in mind that both industries are what are
known as extractivee" industries. This means that they do not produce
the materials of their activities as, for example, in agriculture, but
:extract from a fixed accumulation or reservoir, not of their creation,
the raw material in which they deal. This aspect of the.:matte is
clearer in the case of pumice, but even forestry partakes of the same
nature, since 20O-year-old forest trees may be regarded, 'fr a few
generations at any rgte, as fixed. In other words, both-these industries
draw upon fixed natural assets of the' State.
The question is : are we satisfied with the returns we are getting
from parting with these fixed national resources? This is a question
rather different in kind froV that of asking whether certain individuals
in direct relationship with these companies benefit from their opera-
tions. In the case of the pumice, the State has received $29,788 over
Years or less than $10,000 per annum. Many individuals and companies
pay to Goverrnment more than $10,000, per annum as income tax and with no
=id r2 gro. The Timber Company paid 014,115 over six months operations
during which time it extracted over one million board feet and this sum
is the nation's share of the value of each million feet of boards
extracted from our forests. As regards the activities of this company,
there is widespread and persistent complaint that re-afforestation is
not following the deforestation and that large-scale soil erosion under
the conditions of Dominica's rainfall gnd terrain remains a threat.
I am content for the moment merely to state the facts m-d figures and
allow every intelligent person to draw his own conclusion, I would
merely add this: I pray God no valuable. mineral, deposits, if we have any,
are discovered in Dominica during the reminder if the term of office of
the present Government,


I was greatly surprised at a statement which, according to press
reports, the Headmaster of the Dominica Grammua School made on the occa-
sion of the School's Founder's Day, 1969. He is reported to have said
that "it is in the Dominica Grammar School that the future of this State
lies".
I do not know whether Headmuasters enjoy a counterpart of poets'
licence, but this statement seems= to me. to be: one not only unsupported by
facts, but also offensive to some. After the havoc which has been
wrought on the ama mat. of many Dominicans by the present' Government, I
cannot see on what grounds the Headmaster's prophecy is based
Regrettably, facts appear to be against him, (Continued on Page Four)


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QUEEN AND CO! ItC11UELTT : THRONE SPEECH IN BRIEF
The Queen and Prince Phlilip have Throne Speeches, as well. we know,
decided to visit Australia and Now are -things, of shreds and patches,
Zealand in Uarch & April of 1970. pieced together by the, various Min-
Princess Margarot is in Barbados on istries, and it takes a genius to.-:
holiday. Her husband Lord Snowdon -mmake a coherehntuhole. Thus one
iwas too busy to go along. hops and skips through'this one,-
CLOSING OF BASSETERRE HIGH SCHOOL from regret over the not--yet
established Development Bank (of
Education in St.*itts had a severe eta
set back this nonth. It cane about. whose fate we shall hear more. in a.
because Headnastor Jones was suspend- few days), to the industrialisation
because Headnastor Jones was suspend-
od after giving permission to aogae lauded later in a dete
Carnival festivities committee to empty of Opposition comment by Min-
use the school grounds many days ago, sister of Trade Iucreay,: then
Government of-St. Kitts had been smoothly into CARIFTA; jumping to
asked to give permission, but had not the Natural Resources U.N. survey,
replied; at the last minute .they the proposed cannery for fruits,
objected. After the Head was removed, the dominance of bananas, soil
an Ag. Inspector of Schools was sent classification (nobody we I~ow has
to 'supervise'. Other teachers took. yet had his soil classified but an
o:xcelption to this procedure, and expert is coming')...and then to
students dcnonstrated. Tho.'Army was Dom-Can Timbers, that controversial
used to tear down placards, but no success story'. It is successful
violence was involved. Mr. Bryant because it is operating at full-
(Min. Education) gave lengthy tal1xs blast, and getting marvellous
over the radio, intensified when material; controversial because of
the teachers' association and even fears about the deforested land and
the civil service cane out in a the tremendous impact on electrical
majority on the side of the pro- phasing, which such a load brings:
testers, Teach also royalties seem low. Education
the nothen tousat ln tand got a bromidic and cursory mention
did not teach. Mr. Southwoll then or two, practicality being
added a- peroration roproachling the introduced over seven new Canadian
introduced over seven new Canadian
rebels. Up to the -middle of this
week only 200 teachers in StKlitts schools. So while Govt.: withdraws
kept on teaching. We' are told that from regional broadcasting into
VSOs and 'other graduatesi were be- national radio,, it will, succumb to
ing used to replace the strikers. regionalism in an Assoo. -States
All this we gleaned from radio and technical institute,- with a home
a little press nows ALny late d6vol- centre. Health gets an even more
opnnt before press deOadline will derisive mention than education, but
bo reported on back pagso the Police (as the Attorney General
-explained later) are being
CATNDA: Mr. Norman Riddiough,Dir- strengthened since. "we have had; quite
doctor of Infornation, Canadian Inter- a few scares- a-sregards security"
national Developnont Agency, net the And they have their local training
Press on his 2nd day of visit and School. The. Prison Service anc
offered help with pictures and stores Dominica Defence Force got bouquets
of Dominicans in Canada; he invited ...immediately after the Police saga.
cor.tonts on the impact of Canadian aid. Minimum wage. rates to come, Work
DOiMTIICA: Behaviour in the House Permits for. ofitsifders; and then
The tenor of Mnbors' 'attitudes on another set of bromides about Youth
Throno spech-day was extronoly potty and Social Development. Roads are
on both sides, but worse on Govern- an easy bet: the incoming money WJill
nonts, since they are in a position bel used y thus and thus. and after
to kco harmless concessions. A waste a11 these years of a projected water
of tirn was the general fooling uaong scheme, Canad and UNICEP are the
listonors precious minutes squand- new accelerators. Telephones...
orod on a simple natter of holding a Roseau people have. dials; but the
Public Acctso Cttoe meeting. The twoi other day a man who wanted to book
Opposition non got affronted and re- a room at Castaways rang us up from
fused to debate the following New Yorks and akeC u t.o passg the
osdP IQ).m.edssge by roactk Cent. on i-age'. 1q)


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Pe Four THE ST--A- ---r-. b -1 i ",, I -
ANDROCLES. (Co;tinxued from TPae TWo)
As this paper has editorially asked : how does he: account for the.
fact that the island's girls, despite the Government's budgetary
prejudice against female secondary education, has run away with the
Island Scholarships so preponderantly 'during the past decade? In the
same line and during the s*me period, how has the Grammar School fared
in competition with St. Mary's, Academy? With the best will. in the
world, how could the Gtammar School be expected to develop and maintain
its potential in the face of the frequent unwarranted ministerial
usurpations of the functions of the Headmaster which has been such an
unfortunate feature of the past few years? No, Mr. Headmaster,
unfortunately this is not a case of "all our past proclaims our future"
and most people see the future of this State as lying in all the
schools of Dominica --- primary as well as secondary --.and
particularly, although not yet developed, in the vocational sections,
which is the type of education it seems this State most badly needs at
this time: for the more effective realization of its potential. In this
democratic age, I am sure the future of Dominica does not lie in any
one single educational institution.


Let me devote the rest of this week's column to comment on a state-
ment of "Peter Simple". Let me also begin by saying that I am
consistently unimpressed by that columnist's outpourings and I know
that this view is widely shared.
In his contribution to the "Dominica Chronicle" of 25th January
under the title "When Journalism & Politics Begin to Mix", we find this
beauty:"I must confess that I am against the fusion of politics and
journalism; the two cannot be served equally well.". Whatever this
statement may mean, it cannot deny that of all. possible fields,
journalism is most intimately concerned with politics. Politics
figures largely in all. the world's popular newspapers. Indeed, it is
only the technical., sports and, to some extent, religious periodicals
which do not'concern themselves with politics. And particularly in a
small community where specialist publication is. o impracticable
proposition, how is it possible to avoid combining journalism with
politics, especially where, as in our case,, politics seeks to impose
itself on all facets of life:? The trouble here with "Peter Simple" may
be summed up in the adage : "One. man's meat is another mant's poison".
I strongly suspect that "Peter Simple" would hold a different view if
local journalistic wrath were turned upon another group or class of
politicians. My contention- is amply borne out by the fact that in the
article under review, he can find justification -- or at least, explana-
tion -- of the Premier's refusal-to hold Press: Conferences in the
circumstance of accredited reporters to such Conferences being members
of the Party in opposition to Government. Anyone who. can argue that,
way can argue anything.,
WIDOW CONSOLED
HEATH:CUiRB MIGRANTS WIDOW CONSOLED
TDame Zara Holt, widow of former
Opposition Conservative Leader MIr. Australian Prime Minisde Mriarold
Edward Heath found himself under Holt whdisapear in these
attack by the same'.groupc Holt, who disappeared in the sea
attack by the sane .groups which near Melbourne in December, 1967,
praised .1m for sacking an antit- announced that she is to marry Mr.
immigrant shadow cabinet Minister Jeff Bate, a member of the House of
last year (Enoch Powell). Relatives
Immigrant and civil rights groups -_GaLICAN HEADS TALK BIRTH CONTROL
condemned Mr. Heath for a speech he. t the Provincial Syno of the Ancf--Tl
made calling for immediate severe can Diocese of the West indies, w.ic':
controls on Asian, African and West opens today in Nassau, Bahamas, the
Indian migrants from Commonwealth ma i1nssue before the Conference Is
family pl-anning and the use of
Countries. Heath defended his: view contraceptives within marriage.
poln ..


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AONR'LINESS

A"i you- who dwell wii h loneliness
krnow wcjll her faithfsu heart
altl, lightly. frona yo:jur aiid h)oard
sthe will riot toon ldepait.
(1(7,ld vve corylt does not helt disrnay
shc doe:s notl. heed yo.ur i'OWr1i,
for jlii xour u'rnost heat. she dwells
W-9d she i`l all 'your owni
No lover of aii hour sh: feIaxri
[;4i love 1"; sriie,
aitd t'"ihis tro ev-ery one of us
W All fierce. fidelity.
b'T tnnrrig: e ded is -.ossarrie,
tLi' 11 i t locir is ten s,
an oni'if, ia t h is s gr tita.
tw r I ip of Loinel~riess.


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ASSOCIATED STATE QF DOMINICA
TITLE BY REGISTRATION ACT.
Schedule of Application for Certificate of Title and NotIngs
thereon and Caveats for week ending 25th day of January, 1969.
Date Requeued person Presenting Nature of request wheth-
I er a Certificate of Title of
Noting thereon or Caveat.
Raqust Dated Ceonel Matthew Request for the issue of a
196ti3hay f; D.c, First Certificate of Titie in
1968 by his Solicitor respect of a lot of laadl
Preseltcd the. 21st at Lagon Portsmouth. in(
day of Jan., 1969, C:ma A.M. Dupigluy -the Parish of St. John,
at l.3'a.min. in ihe Asociated Sia.;
of D o t)mica. containitpgj
1100 square feet, ano
hounded a-,s rollows:-
On the North-East by land of Garraway Celestine. On the
South-East by land of Misiin Bnpjarnit. On the North-West
Sby a right of way separating it from land of Artiste Pascal. OnI
the South-West by a Public Road.

Registrar's Office, Mona Rigsby James-, i
Roseau, Dominica, 1968. Registrar of Titles. i

NOTE: Any per-sor whz desires to object to the issuing of a
Certificte of citle on the above application may enter a Caveat
in the above office wtrhn stx weeks from thes date of the First
appearance of this schedule Il t.h S AR Newspaper published
In chls State or from the date when the notice prescribed byI
law was last served on any owner or occupier of adJoiningl
land In respect of which the application is ma e.


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DANCE WORKSHOP
The Extra Mural Department of the
University of the West Indies
offers a Work-Shop in Limbering
exercises, Movement, Creative Danc-
ing, Local Folk dances starting on
Sat. February 8th 1969 at 5.00 p.m.
at the Dominica Grammar School.
The Tutor is Mr. Roosevelt R.
Richards.
Registration starts immediately -
Monday t6 Friday 9.00 a.m. 1.00
p.m. and from 2.00 p.m. 4.00 p.m.
Saturday 9-12 a.m. Fee for 10
sessions is $3.00 to be paid at
registration. NO REGISTRATION BY
PHONE.
546-1/1

A CARNIVAL OUTLOOK by Rory
DOMINICA CARNIVAL has improved
immensely within the years. And I
think band leaders should be highly
commended for their marvellous
efforts. Yet let me say this -
despite the fact that they should
be commended they should equally be
blamed for not producing Carnival
bands of an improved nature.
Speaking about Carnival bands, I
think bandleaders do not ever
consider the length of their bands.
They pay attention to the standard
of the costumes but that is
insufficient. A well adorned band
with only a few dozens of revellerse
is not as revealing as say a band
of a hundred and over. No doubt
about it, the costumes are of a
high standard but each year I think
bandleaders and organizers should
also try to extend the length of the
bands, which is just as important as
costuming and the like.
What too can worthlessly kill as
band is the absence of 'band
policemen' who could keep order and
ensure that pedestrians keep out,
What could be more messy and
jumbled than seeing a beautiful
band with ordinary civilians all in-
between! Revelliers should learn to
keep uncostumed relatives and
friends entirely out, since they
are the ones who can cause a ban- t(
lose what it should gain from good
photographs right back to prizes.
But so long as the bands are roped
round there should be no difficulty,
with friendly 'band policemen'
keeping intruders out.


A great tragedy too that Dominica
Carnival still suffers is the wil-
ful murder of jumping up on the
streets and parading and drinking
lavishly several days before Carni-
val. Usually, one has often noted,
before noon on the first day several
of the revellers are already
fatigued and harassed so that they
can go no more for the rest of the
day. This could mean that the real
flavour of Carnival Monday would be-
completely lost.
And another thing have you
noticed the flock of 'carnival babies'
that et born (often to teen-age
girls) around November or early Dec.,
according to Carnival date?

NOTICE
MERITORIOUS SERVICE HONOURS iACT
It is notified for' general
information that recipients of
honours for meritorious service to the
State of Dominica under the
Meritorious Service Honours Act,
1967 (ActNo. 34 of 1967) are
entitled to use the abbreviation
M.S.A. which means Meritorious
Service Award, after their names.
C.A. Seignoret
Secretary to the Cabinet
File P.18/9
23rd January 1969
G.14-548-1/1

NURSE TRAINEE S
Six young Barbadian women left
their homeland recently to begin
nursing careers at United Kingdom
hospitals. They are the first
3 batch of Nurse Trainees to be
recruited by the Labour Depart-
ment in Bridgetown for training
overseas this year,
MARQUIS- FLIES 3IN
The Marquis of Bristol crrivod in Donm.
inica last Tuesdy front Nassau. iHo ~wll
- be at Moro-to give a brief tall: to the
bricket finalists and Their friends oa
Sunday, but will niss the proscntation
of trophies "by lMrs. Mahble arios, as
1 he has to loaves for London shortly' bo-
Sforehand,. The Final will boe played
betwoon Enorald"'Hillside CC, of Moro
and Pelican Sports Clu. of Dublanc'
, Unpiros -ill be Mr., Ph:Llip Allcjno and
Mr.? Thoras Baptiste of the Doniaica
Cricket Unpires Association,


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TEE SHOREIfHL KNOCKOUT
A Carnival Short Story:
By Collins F. O'Neill
Well pappa, most of you know that in some/street corners in Dominica all
between the hours of 10 and 12 in the night you get a lot of excitement; but
when you want to see real bacchanal and any amount of excitement all you
have to do is get yourself a ticket and hurry over to Trinidad, moreso at
Carnival, First you will notice the'sizeable bands, the shortest being usual-
ly nearly a quarter mile long. But apart from the bands and even their gorgeous
costumes, on entering the biggest junctions your heart would sure skip a beat
and set aflame on seeing just one or two drummers sitting on their drums, about
the size of a huge watermelon. Both ends of the drum are usually covered with
sheepskin, the beat of which attracts crowds of people from almost everywhere.
They encircle the drummers whilst two men carray according to the rhythm of
the drums, each with a long stick in his'hand.
When Sonny de Bourg saw a whole quarter of an hour had passed and no one
threw out a stick in the ring, his mind told him that everyone around were
cowards.. He didn't know that a stickman called "the giant" was waiting for
any intruder who dared to stand up in the ring and carray for him. The giant
immediately threw out and crossed Sonny's stick with his, and there the fight
began a carnival stick fight all for fun. Yes, and that was what Sonny was
doing just playing for fun; but he did not know the giant had decided to kill
the first man who looked as a real bad before his eyes, and frankly, Sonny was
the man he.was making the dirty crack at, and if his stick was only able to
talk it woild have surely told him so before he dared to challenge such a dirty
bloodsucker. When Sonny de Bourg saw a whole quarter of an hour had passed in
vain and the giant didn't make a charge he became courageous and rolled up
his pants no sooner had the first round ended. He twisted a white handkerchief
round his head and returned to the circle. The drum beat resumed and again both
men carrayed before each other. The giant who was no more than a cool 4-footer,
and stocky in size, wore plain clothes as did his opponent, a white kerchief
round his head, and tied a red one round his neck.
"He really looks as the champ", one onlooker muttered and suddenly a heavy
blow was coming down to his head which he breaks-off with his stick. This was
real fun especially for the female onlookers whose voices could be heard echo-
ing the tunes of the drum. The giant didn't like the way the blow was dealt
him so as it was now his turn to return a charge; he bobbed, jigged, chansayed
a bit, then hammered a blow on De Bourg's head which his stick hase failed to
breaks-off, driving him in a stooping position. Though stick playing is meant
to be all fun, as De Bourg quickly got back up blood was already streaming
down his head, "Oh Gord: Oh Gord: Ah geh cut: Ah geh cut." he exclaimed, "Oh
Gord. Ah got to cut 'im back. Ah got to cut 'im back."
The drum beat more emphatically while both men danced and carrayed for a
while with their sticks. Soon another charge came and de Bourg lay on the
ground, unconscious and bleeding from his mouth. Within minutes the Red Cross
attendants put him on a stretcher and moved away. That was fun, but it did not
end just there. The news reached De Bourg's wife, known as Soonoon, a night
plub member of about 37. She rushed up to the Junction. Part of the crowd was
still there, but the giant had already disappeared. He knew for sure that if
he'd stick around there might be some plot against him. Nevertheless, the
drumming resumed before an excited crowd. No-one dared to pick up a stick and
jump in the ring. But Soonoon who had already taken possession of her husband s
stick jumped into the ring dancing and singing the words of the drumming;
"Moomah, moomah,
Moomah wen ah dead 'ury me,
Moomah wen ah dead Lury me,
S Take ah towel an' band up you belly."
Soonoon sang, then paused and shouted, "Where dem. Where deim." throwing her
stick on the ground in the middle of the ring she continued to sing, and jig:


. Saturday, February 1,1969


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.Moomah, moomah,
Look ah in de jail already,
Moomah look ah in de jail already,
Just don't cry too much over me.
Soonoon's stick lay on the ground unchallenged for a whole ten minutes.
She had disguised herself in a man s outfit but the only thing she couldn't
disguise .was her voice. Through noise of the excited crowd waiting to witness
the combat, one could determinewhdlher h&rs was that of a male or female.
A stick crossed the one on the ground, and that spelt trouble. The drums
beat more.....and Soonoon looked around to see that she was now challenged'
She threw the stick off hers and the owner of it rushed into the ring telling
himself that no one has a right to touch his stick whether it be i4 his hands
or on the ground. The woman did not care about what he thought but was re-
lieved to see that it was the giant who had returned. As the giant recognized
her, he attempted to shake hands with her but she refused it carrying with
her stick and shaking her head from left to right. She carrayed for several
minutes yet the giant refused to take up his stick, then tears streamed from
the woman's cheeks for a while, and as the giant failed to respond she charged
a blow towards his head but the giant quickly threw it off with his left hand.
She charged another which caught him below his ribs. There was trouble in this
one and the giant had already figured it out. He knew that she was out to
avenge the man who floored her husband. The giant could stand it no more and
picked up his stick and within a matter of minutes blood was gushing down his
forehead. He didn't even know he was wounded until voices in the crowd shouted,
"Blood! Blood! Blood!" To prove that he was the wounded victim, he glanced at
his opponent and saw no signs of blood on her. He was mad. The giant bobbed,
weaved and chansayed again professionally then came down with full force but
the woman broke off what might have ended in a fatal blow. Three other charges
followed in quick succession from the giant the woman's stick breaking in
two on the third charge. But thank heaven that Sonny de Bourg had already re-
cuperated and was in'the crowd and watching patiently. He quickly rushed up
behind the giant and as the giant attempted to charge the woman Sonny managed
to disarm him.
Soonoon, an old night club member, rushed to h5m and suddenly both she and
the giant wrestled on the ground. After some minutes when she was facing de-
feat she suddenly pulled off a side of her shoes, dealt several quick blows
to his head and he laid crumbled up until the Red Cross attendants returned
and drove the seriously wounded giant, unconscious, to the nearest district
hospital.
"I should be proffering charges against you for-assault, occasioning a
wound and for disorderly behaviour", a plain clothes policeman told her, "but
because I witnessed the fight I propose to drop my intended charges..If the
giant dies your plea could be 'self-defence'. I'm your witness.", said the
cop, "He tried to kill both you and your husband."


PROGRESS GETS YOU TIPSY WELCOME TO WALES
ST. John's, Antigua Antigua Premier Prince Charles of Britain, whose
Vere Bird said here that because of coming installation as Prince of Wales
rapid social changes in Antigua the provoked growls among Welsh national-
people had become fervent. ists, had better news this week.
Speaking to members of the Antigua A banner hoisted on the gate o.
Trades and Labour Union he quoted the: Buckingham Palace but Welsh students
United States immediate past President proclaimed: "ABER RAG '69 welcomes
Lyndon Johnson who said once that pro- Prince Charles."'The Prince will study
gress was like whisky. "It is good but at University of Wales, Aberystwyth,
the more you get it gets you tipsy." after Easter, before the investiture.


Saturday, February 1, 1969


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Page Ton THE STAR Saturdoy ,Fobruary 1,1969


UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES


Applications are invited for follow-
in osts:
S1) Lecturers/Assistant Lecturers
in Chemistry (Mona, St.Augustine,
Cave Hill.)
(2) Two Senior Lecturers/Lecturere
in the Faculty of Social Sciences,
Monse
(3) Two Lecturers/Assistant
Lecturers in the Faculty of Social
Sciences, Mona.
Applicants to 2 and 3 will- be
expected to work in the field of
Management Studiesi
(4) Two Senior Lecturers/Lecturers
or Senior Research Fellows/Research
Fellows in the Faculty of Education,
Mona.
Further particulars can be:
obtained at the Extra Mural
Department.


Applications are invited for the
.posts of Senior Lecturer/Lecturer
and Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in
Physics, College of Arts & Science
U.W.I., StAugustine, riinidad,
Closing date: February 28, 1969.
'Further particulars can be obtained
from the Extra Mural Department. *
THOIIE SPEECH Review front page 3.
Other natters such as olectrificdion
and housing got a 2-3 line mention.
Mortgage Finance will be useful for mid-
dlo income people.
The Civil Service gets a backhanded
mention for virtues which it is hoped
willl bc more widely diffused anong
officers". And on that whinpor it ends.
Bohaviour in the House (fr.p.3),
However, gincrack tactics did not cause
the Opposition to stay awoy during de-
bato on Throne Speech. They had been
refused the few days' interval asked
or to study it, When the Loader-of
Opposition (Moise) stumbled over the
word 'reoafforestationt ,which had al-
ready-caused H.E. some difficulty -
Govt. Members cackled with laughter.
Rather a poor unseemly show.


"DOMINICA BUILDING & LOAN ASSOCIATION
The Annual General Meeting of the
Dominica Building & Lon' Association
will'bo held on Monday, 3rd February,
1969, at 8.30 pn at the Catholic Social
CentreoAl1l Members, are invited to attend
522 2/2 G. BocrAfS .


DESIGNS FOR GCOOMEiMORALTIVE ISSUE OF
POSTAGE STAMPS


DOMINICA NATIONAL DAY 1969
It is proposed that a set of spe-
cial commemorative postage stamps
should be issued on the occasion of
Dominica National Day, 3rd November,
1969.
The general public are hereby in-
vited to submit designs which they
consider appropriate for such an
occasion, for three stamp issues.
The designs should be accompanied
by a. "Caption" with a short descrip-
tion of what the designs is intended
to portray. The colour or colour,
scheme which is considered suitable
for each design should also be
stated,
A cash award of $25.00 will be
made for each accepted design. Any
person who succeeds in producing
three accepted designs will be
awarded a cash prize of $100.00.
To assist in selection, each
design should be separate and con-
tained within a rectangle 4" in
breadth and 22" in height.
Designs should be addressed:
The Chairman,
Designs for Commemorative
Issue Committee,
Ministry of Communications
and Works,
Public Works Division,
ROSEAU.
and should reach the Chairman not
later than Monday, 28th April,1969.
(Sgd,) C.A. Sever~i
Acting Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Communications&Works.
M.P.No., & W 4/65
G.17-547-1/1


NOTICE
The Board of Directors of the Roseau
Credit Unidn requests all members to
bring their passbooks to the office for
checking of thq share & loan balances.
Failing receipt of these the Board will
approve acceptncoof the corresponding
personal ledger.. fiurs as correct' *
S...1 543 2/23
FOR C A. E
LAND R0VE71 TNo, 9539 long Whoeolbase,
Second-hand.c6-Es i I H
C, HE -6 c : 'MRS KEITH H IT:0
Director, Da~ici-a Red Cross
P OE o.281. 41 Foderotion D:. i
S 2 Goodw_.|.L


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q, fi ,j.r y,- I, Ir ]ry qIL I e-.. V 1
ON THE LIGHTER SIDE OF THINGS... Let us hope that sports organizers
by Rommel will see fit to re-organize boxing
mat.che s.
Says the referee to Flite and DOMINICANS LOVE SPORTS AND BOXING
Lloyd: "Boys, we want a clean fight.IS ONE OF THOSE ACTIVITIES THAT WF
No biting. No kicking. 'No punchingENJOYi
~,low nT-heI bhelt Nn hnng.-inD- Anrd


remember, when I say break, please
move apart."
Round One, Kid Flite, the champ
bicycles now as ; id Lloyd throws a I
left jab and misses. The champ,
moving backwards, takes a right a
cross on the left shoulder nothing
to hurt the diminutive muscleman e
as he prepares to put up an
offensive,
Flite moves in defiantly as he
always does when off the defensive,
line. He throws a. vicious right to
Lloyd's mid-section and misses.
Lloyd rapidly counter-punches but
misses his target Flite's chin,
It's Flite again: dancing,
shuffling, making those feet work
like lightning flashes. He moves
into Lloyd boldly, throws a right
andc a left almost simultaneously and
twice makes contact. Lloyd, a hurt
Lloyd, now backs away as he tries to;
put up a glove blockade but can't -
stop a swift uppercut followed by a
flowing left cross; from Flite.
Bleeding, Lloyd begins to shrink
into his own as the merciless
punches of Flite come pounding down
once again. And Lloyd hits the:
canvas in a mirage of stars.
The Ref. moves in and Kid Flite
moves away from the deflated Lloyd.
Comes the countdo-wn "One...
two.., eight.., ten." And that is
the end of the Flite and also the
and of boxing in Dominica apparently,
Barbad.cs Lloyd, too, .no longer
faces a jeering crowd of boxing fans.
Maynard of St. Kitts and our own
lightning flash- in Kid Cobra have,
gone out of the roped and canvassed
area which is at present a dis-
mantled structure at the St. Mary's
stadium.
What, yes 2hat has really
happened to boxing in Dominica? Has
the flame of boxing suddenly
flickered only to' succumb to the
foam of inattention and poor
organization? Will sports-loving
Dominicans ever witness another box-
ing encounter at St. Mary's? Are box-
ing boots, gloves and punching bags
going to rot away in remote corners?
Frustrated I...gasp lo.. oooh. ..w-well


STWO- WJIDWA IUDS DROPOUTS
C.I, O. London is ci.tting out 'Windwards
Isl:lds Rendoavous monetaryy rcasow0),
**>**** *
Donlrriica Governncnt is not including
the publication "Windward Islands Annual"
in its'l-969 estimates. Cost of this
was 2,'00 ii -1968.

UPKEEP OF MOR E COTTAGE
Ths' bu otary iton has gone up front
$1650 to'$2740. It is the Preoior's
residence.


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POST OF FOREST CADET
Applications are invited for the
)ost of Forest Cadet in the Divi-
sion of Forestry, Ministry for Trade
dnd Industry, Dominica. The post is
)n the permanent and pensionable
establishment.
Ag.: Applicants should be between
the ages. cf 20 and 25.
Qualifcat ion: Applicants should
be in possession of the General
Certificate of 3i'ducation with
passes; at "0" Level in English,
Mathematics, Botany. A pass in
Chemistry at "0" level would be.an
advantage.
Salary: 1l,592.00 per annum, in the
scale:
1,392 X |84- t1,560496-
$2,040 x 1120 $2,280.
The successful ca-didate will be
Attached as an apprentice to the Divi-
ion of Forestry in the first
inEtance, during which time his
ability to pursue furtherr technical
studies in this fildd at a recognized
training institution will be
assssad,
Aplications starting age,
qualifications etc,,, should be
adcdressed to the Permanent Secretary,
Ministry for Trade and Industry, and
should reach him nct later than.
13th February, 1969.
J.J,, ROBINSON
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Tradee & Industry
Ref: T.12/126
Date: 24th Hanua.y, 1969.
G.* 5-549-J1/2








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RICHARD EVANS


reports

from


New York


' he fact that. Richard. Nixon
I has so far escaped the mis-
chievous and often biting wit
of the Washington humorists
has little to do with the so-called
"honeymoon period afforded all
incoming Presidents.
'It is simply that hot even the most
inventive minds can find anything funny
to say about the man who will enter the
White. Mouse on Monday.
When Lieut.-Colonel William Anders des-
cribed. the Moon as a black and white world
with bits of grey in between" he might also
Shave been talking about the/'next President
of Lbe United Statqs.
' rThat is not necessarily as unconmpiment-
ary as it sounds. For Nixon himself has
shown little inclination to become known ag
a colorful personality.
In fact, he has'succeeded in making his
asdent Into the seat of power appear about
as exciting as a promotion n nthe Depart-
ment of Building and Public Works.
But a little de-glamourising of the
:..d:-ncy may be- ust what the country
zeeds.
Certainly Nixon appears to feel that, after
the larger-than-life presence of Lyndon
Johnson; with his ham-fisted 1Z well-inten-
tioned efforts at stampeding reform, and the
Scharismatic a ura -of John Kennedy's
Camelot. a period Of low-key efficiencyy is
essential if he is ,to achieve his goal of


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to1 WV.L
S'HIIE Archbishop of Can-
terbury, the Most Rev.
Michael Ramsay, will visit
the West Indies in Marci
1969 at the invitation of the
Archbishop of the West In-
dies, the Most Bev. Alal
N oight.


-b,.i..
uniting the nation.
Just what else Nixon feels
or believes in remains a
mystery to even the most
perceptive political clair-
voyants.
Closeted in his pre-White
House eyrie high above Fifth
Avenue these past few
weeks, Nixon has sought to
:ay the foundation of an
admIlistration in the most"
..unBbtrusive way.


Brisk, clean -- cut and
slightly ,dull young nmte
have created an atmosphere
closely resembling the vast,
advertising agenc0-s ou
nearby .Madison Avenue-
but without the flair for
originalit, or eye-caiching
design.
:The- nearest Nixon has
cone to a flash o flarmboy-
ance was the. television
praesntatlon of hi, Cabinet.
Despite the oce sion a!
faux pas committed by
some of them since, hE no
doubt remains satisfied that
he has chosen good, sta"]
men Cut from, his own eioth,
who will run the g'r.at ;:-;v-
ernmcnti departments 1 as h!
will try to run the country
with noin-abrasive rcm-
petence.
ITe will, ,i, Is certain ,
tolerate ,'ihih lea- for
Richard I. ,.. will i no
way be a weak or untfle-
inaurdiig President.,
It is lust th'"t his leader-
:ship will, after the tower-
ing presence of LBJ, appear
soiiie.what remote.
Again, In contrast to hi;
predecessor r, N .nor' will co,'-
centri.ate on 'foreign afairsa
as m; t6ch out; of cui.,-' as out
Sof necessitiy.
Tliia is his anda
it :e.;!s t hat, nr'oid. ;; ':
can bring 1tie Vietn'o!m war
to an acceptable end. Nio.on
will turn his ati.entihn muori
towards Europe ,:han. toe
Far East.
He hIas expressed the view
that Briain should be ab
par.t of .' ;*-. andi no doubt.
he will raise this point ;hOlen
he makes his anrii: 0tpi:cd
Itrip to Paria in thea srinig,
There is ni reaisol to su",-
pos(, 'iho wevel, t ht G(h nera
dE Gaulle, even W-1.h an .5'i-.
inK `.'anc io norse baeic to
health, wi2. find th.t. arga-
melit any n10oe att.r.ct :.ve
than hle ha's rtone ii;n ,hi
past.
PBtt t ;ihBl e l ,;",-
Jir ly a nr '. v v e r? 'ir ,. a- -
vat.itly closi:d--and ..
ear's will i, LAbci.


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The manner in: which the
President-elect deals with
the black community--less
than ten per cent. of which
voted for himn-will deter-,
mine whether his attempt to
unify the rsti.on ts witnh
success or failure.
The fact that there is not
a Negro in his Cabinet has
done nothing to. allay fears
that this vast, res'esls min-
aority will receive the att.n-
tion its problems deserve,
So far his m-cetings with
moderate Negro leaders ucli
as Whitney Young and Roy
Wilkins have carried the air
of an uneay truce, while
the militants, of course, re-,
main outside his sphere o3
tolerance or understanding.
One can almost he;,r tre
sigh of relief a.nong h s
advisers because s o me
genius has unearthed Eliza-
beth Duncan Kuontz t. fill
a senior post in the Labour
Department.
For Mrs. Koouiz is not.
.onry a woman, not only a
Democrat but a Negro ;,s
"How's that ;or :,i'i-
thlree biFird wit'l one stOnre'"
a Nixon aide as.d i 1, :,
"The three ingr 'dicni,
everyone accur us )f leav-
ing out, a.l rl'e, irto j n-
aprpoinLmtr-met ''
It Is 1not, of c/urmse. enough
to appease leather t h(
'NPgroes or the Delnc'crats.
1.who will contLro both huuse.,
off Congres: f'- the first,
li!iie ;ld("d a iL
President.
To Juist what extet", .'iey
w::il b, DIp.c:- to h1;Ed
Nixon placate ndf draw t-.
gether a irou:loied n.iion i.,
pr-abably t!ie (-nL Dt f' thi
,mntter.
if they ani'e s ti"ed of t:-.
mo;. a.s he thinks they ar:,
the Nixon years .lay prove
to be years, of r':R-t I: a ears
and tranqaiiiL v.
But; whfi-hcr .mera t.a .1"
;",inv'," is '".' h' a
W. i, 1 th .. .,'. s
10,I00,00G pe.p;,e :;a;. a .(ar--
ation an:d 2s0,o.i00 other i
belok, the cfcial. 'ver:t ?7
level depends .pa r'. '.-.
sienlel.
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NELSON PROPOSES Dear Madame Editor,
WORDS FROM FATHER ?TRANCIS
(The great love of Nelson's life was
Emma Hamilton. But as a young. A partial, although inadequate
Naval Officer he rmrried a widow in answer, to the challenging article
Antigua. This letter indicates the about disappearing religion, can be
extent of his passion for her). found in TIME (Jan.17.).
"My dear Mrs. Nisbit (sic), I refer to the canversion to Cathol-
"To say how anxious I have been, icism of Tenessee Williams. "I
and am, to receive a line from Mr. wanted my goodness back ...."
Herbert, would be far beyond the The answer may not sound convincing
descriptive powers of my pen. Most but neither does the long-winded
fervently do I hope his .answer will article,
be of such a tendency gs to convey The spiritual world is unfortunately
real pleasure, not only to myself, rather unpredictable.
but also to you. For most Yours sincerely,
sincerely do I love you, and I F. Francis C.Ss.R.
think that my affection is not only Presbytery,
founded upon the principles of rea- Colihaut.
son but also upon the basis of mut-
ual attachment. Indeed? My charm- S.P.C.K.DIRECTOR TOURING CARIBBEAN
ing Fanny, did I possess a Million, Dr. Frncis Noel Davey, Director
my greatest pride and pleasure of the Society for Promoting Chris-
would be to share it with you; and tian Knowledge, is due to visit the
as to living in a cottage with you, Caribbean later this month. Start-
I should esteem it superior to liv- ing in the Bahamas on 5 January,
ing in a palace with any other I ihe nill in turn visit Jamaica,
have yet met with. Guyana, Trinidad, Barbados,
"My age is enough to make me Dominica and Antigua.
seriously reflect upon what I have He has set as the main objective
offered and commonsense tells me of this his first West Indian tour
what a Good choice I have made. to learn all he can about Christian
The more I weigh you in my mind, communication in the West Indies,
the more reason I find to admire taking account both of promising
both your head and heart. But developments and of obstacles imped-
come, don't say, 'What a vain young ing progress. He is a distinguished
Man is this 'tis a modest way of theologian in his own right.
telling me I have given a proof of Dr. Davey is due to arrive in
my semse by accepting him. No. To Bridgetown on 15 February. After
Your heart do I own myself most the completion of business in
indebted, yet I trust you approved Barbados he will go on to Dominica
of me for this obvious reason--- and Antigua, leaving for London on
'He esteems me, therefore he is the 27 February.
person I ought to expect e.ost
happiness from, by a return of BeDGET AND CARIFTA
affection. .' St. Vincent's Chief Minister R.M.
"My temper you know as well as Cato, presenting his record budget
myself, for by longer acquaintance of $13.9 million for 1969 said:
you will find I possess not the Art "I am aware some sections of the
of concealing it. My situation and community are unenthusiastic about
family I have not endeavoured to Carifta but unlike some other small
concial (sic). islands of the Caribbean, St.Vincent
"Don't think me rude by this does not export only bananas or sugar
entering into a correspondence with to the United Kingdom...about 50 per
you. Consider that separation from cent of our commodities can be sold
the objects we esteem loses some of and have been sold within the Carib-
its stings by a mutual unreserved bean and under the Carifta umbrella.
correspondence. We in St. Vincent are assured of
Selon" a substantial market for our
H. ,.S.oratio Nelson, agricultural crops."
..ust. 1oreas,
August 19, 1785


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Belw we ereproduce the Schedule of the AppropriAtions
Bill popularly known as the iBdget, It shows how the
money will be spent -- but not where it comes froma4


'APPROPRIATION ,ACCT,
SCHEDULE (Section 2)


1969


ServiCes A nouln,


4


(REcuRna:Nr)


Governor
Supreme Court
Legal
Magistracy
Legisiaurec
Audit
Servi e Commissions and Boards
Premi-er's Oilice'
Ministry of Finance -
Ministry of'Trade and Irnust ,
Minitiry.-of Educafiori arid Health
Miistry of Comtrnunications and Works
Ministry of Home Affairs

(CAPITAL)
Pieiier's Ofice
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Ministry of Education and Health
Ministry of Com unications & Works
Ministry ol Home Affairs


TOTAL ExIuNpi' ruRE
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23,780
54,630
33,i90
49,740
34,840
41,010
15,450
830,270
1,115,660
709,670
2,681,720
1,775,860
989,850


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87,000
702,570
1,403,990
52,100

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DOMINICA JBAMNANGROWVERS ASSOCIATION .*'
VILLAGE CRICKET TOURNAMENT-
NOTICE TO BANANA GROWERS
BANANA PRICES. ToQaoroW -
Banana growers are notified that EMERALD HILLSIDE ESTATES G.C.:,Mero
the Green Boat Price has dropped by
one unit from 58.10,0. to 550.0.0. v
with effect from Monday, 27th '
January, 1969. This would reduce PELICAN SPORTS CLUB, Dublanc
the price to the grower at Recep-
tion Stations from 3,10 per lb. to
2.60 per lb Final game, Sunday, 10.00 am.
However, .the Board of Management
at a meeting held on Monday, 27th. at Emerald Park, Mero.
January, 1969, decided to supplement .
the banana price from the Price Presentation of the Marquis of
Adjustment Fund and to maintain the Bristol Challenge Cup,
existing rates for a period of one
month if the price does not improve Tiger Malt Trophies, & Championship
within that time and provided there Shields
is no further drop in the Green
Boat Price.
A.D. BOYD at 5.00 pm.
GENERAL MANAGER
27th Januarv, 1.969 Admission free.Refreshments available
*544-1/1
SY HOBBY 545-
Collecting pictures is one of my VISIT OF H.M.S. RHYL
favourite hobbies. It interests me. Her Majesty's Ship Rhyl' wearing
That's why I love it. When I have the Broad Pendant of Commodore M.N.
nice pictures I usually make a Lucey DSC, the Senior Naval Officer,
picture-book and I write the names West Indies, is scheduled to visit
of them. Once I sent a book to a Dominica. from the 13th to the 15th
school exhibition;I have got many February.
prizes for picture-books. One of The Ship will arrive off Roseau
these days my class teacher asked at 11 o'clock in the morning and
me for a picture-book for my classy- the Commodore will call. on The
mates to see. I made it. The Governor and the' Premier. His
children and also she appreciated Excellency will return the courtesy
it and they asked me whether I at 12,30 p.m.
could make one for each of them. 1 The programme for the Ship's visit
told them cnly if I had time. I am include a cricket match, a shooting
still making picture-books and match with the Dominica Rifle Club
collecting beautiful pictures and I outings and river bathing for
will always do so. officers and ratings.
Carol Olivacce, The ship will be open'to visitors
Pointe Michel. between the hours of 2 p.m. 'and
5 pom. on Friday 14th February.
KEEP U.W.!r. AS ONE Visitor .will be required to m&ke
Caribbean leaders raised ed their own arrangements for
transportation, Visitors to the
criticizedd any move to fragment trasportation Visitors to the
.university learning throughout the ship must be in possession of
region during the opening in passes which will be available from
Trinidad of the $10 million John F. the office of the Public Relations
TKenedyColl of he f A1 and Science Office, from Tuesday 11th February,
Ken ed College of Arts anda Science. 1969.
At a special opening ceremony, attended by a personal representative of U.S.
President Richard Nixon, Princess Alice, Chancellor of the University of
the Wiest Indies, opened the new building of the faculty of agricultdiie.


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THE STAR







Pago Sixteen


TEE STAR


Satuday, February 1, 1969


S*T*A*R*S*P*O*R*T*S
Exciting Draw to Fourth Test
Ano thor 21 runs and Australia could
have won, or one nore wicket and West
Indies would have squarod, the series
-- this was one of the occasions when
Gary's "naigical schemes" failed.
West Indies faced the uphill task
of scoring 257 to save an innings do-
feat after Australia, for the third
tine had scored over five hundred runs,
this tine 533 (Walters, a nagnificont
second century of 118 and five half
centuries by Chappell 761, Lawry and
Stackpole 62 each, Mckenzio 59 .and
Shoahan 51). But tho-Windios batsmen
set about the task in grand style
despite the loss of Fredericks (23)
with only 35 runs on the board as
Carow and Kanhai sot the pattern with
132 in oven tine. ,Klahai, out'played-
on to the main menacet Conolly, made
80 and Carow fell to the sane bowler
for 90 leaving Butcher to carve up the
bowling with the duel between ball and
boundary Nursed along at a great clip:
Nurso slamned an over of Froonan's for
four 41s but finally succumbed to lbw
Glooson. Butcher went on to score
his second century of the series, 118
making a name as the Conqueror of
ITystory Man Gleeson. Butcher got
full support from Sobers 52 and Lloyd
42. The surprise performanco was a
9th wickot partnership record for
W.I./Aussie Tests of.122 by "Cousin"
Eolford 80 and Hendricks 36 n.o. The
W.I. (614/9 overnight) allout'for 616
on the 4th day. Conblly 5/122, Gleeoson
1/176. Austalia had 345 nigutes to
score 360 to win and Stackpole wont
ahead of the clock with a rush 52
before being caught behind off Gibbs.
'Mister' Chappell joined Lawry who
ran up to 89 before being caught by
substitute Davis. Rodpath as runout
soon by Griffith but Waltors. and Chap-
poll swung the score past the 300
nark when things started to go wrong
with sone smart fielding after Chap-
poll went lbw to Griffith for 96 --
Waltors, Jarnan and Frccnan all went
back to the pavilion by the run-out
route leaving 3 wickets to got 35 for
the win, but Gibbs got' McKonzie to
send up a dolly-catch and iTurse (at
wicket for Hendrickl caught Gleeson.
Two more overs, one wicket, 27 runs
needed: but Gary Sobers t-ook the new
ball,'bowled 5 balls for 6 runs down
the leg side for'Conolly and Shcahan
got through the last over- 339 for 9*


ROSEAU TOWZTn -COUNCIL
RESOLUTION
WHEREAS UItDER Section 90 of the
Roseau Town Council Ordinance (Cap.
189) of'tho Revised Laws of Doninica
of 1961, it is ordained that the Roseau
Town Coundil shall twice in each yoea
not later than the 31st day of January
and'the 31st day of July, by Resolut-
ion, declare that a rate not exceeding
one and one quarter per cent on the
values (as assessed under the said
Ordinance) of all houses and lots of
land in the Town of Roseau, shall be
leviable as Land & House Rate for the
current year.
BE IT RESOLVED by the Roseau Town
Council this 29th day of January, 1969
that a rato of three quarters per
centum (-) only shall be levied on
the values (as assessed under the said
Ordinance) of all houses and lots in
the Town of Poseau for the current
year.
The Resolution was put to the vote
and carried.
Moved by R.E,A,.. licholls
Seconded by J.F.A, qiraud


29/1/1969


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Rain S oils Win dar dcs/Janaica Match
Rain completely washed out two full
days of play in the Shell Shield match
between the Windwards Is. & Janaica.
The Windwards had won the toss and
had batted (scoring 177 with Clen John
scoring a brilliant 49 and Grogoire 43
not out). Again SlLpper, Shillinford-
failed to show.W.I. selectors his worth
in these matches' scoring only 21. *
When Jamaica batted they were 23 for 2.
Then co-e the rain-halt. Both wickets
had fallen tboGrayson Shillingford, who.
had been na-ed in Trinidad as 2nd Wcs RSal"

DOMIN1ICA RIFLE CLUB *
Mr. John Bully was returned Vice-Pros.
at the AGM chaired by President Sir Louis
Cools-Lartigue last woek; Sec/Troas. Mr.
David Burton, Asst.Sec.iss Ann Jolnson,
Cttee Members E.W;Butler & JW.R,Dowo':&
Major L.E.Johnson,who scored a possible .
125, A.Fisher 115 & J.Royor 105 lstj/tco,
DEATH- ol esmages of sympathy poured C nt o
Grenada on th'e death h of WIBS Manager Mr'.
Clifford Pa3lmoer lasf WecTQ adc~l, .oUS
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