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ShINCET' i n.e;: AT:,' State of 'Trinidad
'- '. .'? ; ',,- .'a ". ha .[s bee. teorne~ an shocked. into violent paralysis
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: RE%8;TAIq Easte-rrars ir-:-, leader ar r-' .ir
S:-hEir h.st teS of .oai they riU B ei ak
.I mae win which to gae to their :::.- "o ma
-ph.as Van state their priacpis .. A- i'1.-1, not just
on 'e.;:: -:-o election mAtters, hut no certaten
rwitalb i$,ofa xfi the ia Ida, 81ask : -, ifr exatnple.
P We sWr-mt L?':.;: V re Bird f6rm 1.b reproach.
*e a:- mdea his :.7 ,. Theib qestan
abui k .a i owe* iE .is A -.r the leaders arPe in
fiavour, aace savery regional ..' is som em sense
L bc '. w Fpwer m4 an, Tht :- 55 nowT
f % are ;te--I to go, sd wht they are pro-
pared to telravte as C-e means to an end which
In' pja ii; d .x-d-racte rsgsin fed ha-a
?dra% '-s,3 achsi3svd. A rt thsey priefs thd to put
rp *, s n v one and law!rsn&i an the name of a
caue? /Wiat a:sute? .a .- for nst-ace are
te yraRud tao c wYy Amsorican Bhiek Panther
4ny ore do :. l


: .; C. ;. -;; a too hIi-ta Irs lts
statement: vcerits fBorced it at S him, Oihtr-c
: .' ? T>. .: Tr 1e & L t' be tie;
P offn 3 She ?people. The c. -"$ dty k f
peAak\ L l thisbe a warning to thele ohes'.

:. -,.- te -i o -pa?-iy onfCisa State
(I sbrHa froa .;ri':; i; Labour ') wil usc its
I:w.at:et i.'. -. -- .. r newspaper to f-ly the 'ktes
'.1:;. t; ca p e4onuicemerts eand pr"l"-es, But the
fi-d '. ::'..* shoud take a leaf ormt of Abrahame
Unais B:ok Hc *was great wman for makingS
deisl:'ge sat*s, a did not wait i ."s, las % i'I.a.s. presa
to 4 :t-C." bin.,
A T^e. s/e mezaage freis Ja.m&ale; iast week
atetyrd : "' Comesweaksnhh O* 61-.r. n i *.^f b- S:it-e.r
1 t;-y ; aoszt zaht., -' V.t:4 t '-.La bi-.i'-3
Vsters ferea die iacaEasosia Li e the Sixth Summit
S"*'" -*- : r c.tnued he..." The leaders werses
repoirtedNy dealing w ath matters relating to the
rc-s- thy of their respective territories and the region
Sa. w447ie, as vrell as foreign afifl.'ueoce"C. '
hi t'i Il' .f tuhg e '.. event which, took
place : Tiridad duir'ig these 3.ast few 4iay3, we are
ik. --" to snow what was .-
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~F' thirdd t : in 18 months C' t si"-. pressed
3- .t oy rfdor to gIve th& vote eto
St;..A- ,"dr an:d as was refusi Premier LeBianc
(in-vking Par'ty discipline yessi it could not be done
. d'-? "i -t a ; -:. "-' a :.' ,' comJm tt
eB;adi4 tr&ae *nsi to considers it.
{MrTs Asre mbly nA A ]


by rats, asootings. L;-' v: and arson. The assault
wis. launched by ?. r eadera the.chief one
( Geddesa Grant) aVd others having been captus ctd.
At Tetro? Bay overe 170 of the 70S-atrosg Army
-mug-Dniedt, siesd thea &arseal and held the Commanad-
ing : and g10 iOmlen .s L.: .:- Parieys
between the Colonel Joffre Serette and the rebels
are going on for the rM&ease of hostages and fir an
|,raneritMy. C a..e .-a waS '- rs fter a brief lift)
So Thursday night, ani rt' %'' 'Jn Zi 9Spain his*
been a dead dcy withf shopfronts beie -Ui. A
iasrt factory, tio Cshtrch of St. Mardi de Prrows,
anA Many homes and shops have been basarned. Up
|*to ds on rE: V then death' to'' was four
(pmsbesor of kinart d unsttated and Aoaurrican wiar-
s s standing by to remve, if necessary, 1500
'-.5, dtiesaes by ihek opter. .. M. S. and
|Arthwx e stamEma.g by,


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AAt a distinguished gathering lost
week end, Sir Garnet Gordon, Chair-
man of the Board of Geest Industries,
spoke- in the highest terms of Mr. A.
F. Rodriquez, who has recently be-
came a Director f Eastern Caribbean's
sa.at important agiicurtural induatry--
banaas. In his tribute, Sir Carnet
praised the new Director's outstand-
ing quality of '- !.;': .:'.cuh he played
first among virtue -. and also gave a
handsome verbal bouquet to Mrs.
Rodriquez, since a man's wife plays a
vital role in her husband's success.
" Roddy has represented Dominica up
to a few days ago, but now he has
gone regional" said Sir GCraet, trea&
the cs..7;n:i.an of Geest Industries
iw shipping and other fieldM, and add-
mng we know that divearificatiok must
1tke place .- nevertheless. q quality
batan-a will always play a large part
in the econsomsy of these islands,.


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PUSHING THE PUBLIC AROUND by Androcles

There has been much Government-inspired talk about a new airport for Dominica
to be financed by the Canadian Government and located somewhere in the middle
of the island. It is considered advantageous by the present Government to get
the population to believe that through its initiative and instrumentality a new
and modern airport is in the offing.
The facts are quite otherwise. All that Canada has done in this matter is to
finance a survey team which will over the next two years make observations of
the conditions existing in the Pond Casee area in order to determine whether
that.part of the island is a suitable site for an airport. If it would be
proved suitable, then discussion on financing of the project would be the next
step. If unsuitable, that would be the end of the matter, unless meanwhile yet
another site comes under discussion.
Thus there is no justification for the raising at this stage of what must
necessarily be premature hopes of a modern jet airport, an impression which the
Government is trying to create in the public mind.
We must, nevertheless, be grateful to the Government of Canada for this gesture
of goodwill. It will cost a fair sum to carry out the survey. At the same time,
Canada is bearing the cost of resurfacing the Melville Hall airport, another
considerable sum. So despite the nonsense we see and hear around us about what
should be our attitude to Canadians, we must express our appreciation with
hopes for their continued help to us. It is now policy with the United Nations
to induce the more developed countries to give assistance of this type to the
less developed ones. How silly would it be on our part not to accept with digni-
fied gratitude such much needed assistance.
Thus in view of the length of time which will be taken by the preliminary
survey, the chances are that a different Government will negotiate the financing
of a new airport if this project proves feasible.


Despite what I read in one of the local papers, I still am not prepared to
accept that it is really necessary to divert traffic from its normal course
when regional talks and conferences are being held at the Conference Room of
the Government Headquarters bu.iling.
The fact is that the citizen in Dominica is being pushed around too much
these days. Between the days when the Supreme Court or the House of Assembly
is in session; streets being repaired; school children being protected;
Saturday market days, etc., the motorist in Roseau is often required to make
irritating and somewhat frustrating detours. If, when regional gatherings
are taking place (and they may be expected to increase in frequency) the
motorist in Roseau is additionally made to go round and round the mulberry tree
because of these, then driving will become unnecessarily burdensome. The whole
truth is that the citizen is not being taken seriously by the authorities,
otherwise how explain the vast desert of NO PARKING around the Government Head-
quarters even on ordinary days? The whole area almost from Cork Street to
Kennedy Avenue is a no parking area, though traffic is light in that part
compared with other parts of the town. The same with Kennedy Avenue from the
Arawak Cinema to Bath Road. If the Government Headquarters has its large com-
pound of parking space for its occupants, what is the justification for giving
the public all this trouble? The explanation is to be found in the fact that
the Dominica public of today tamely accepts being pushed around. This is another
manifestation of that fear which is such a characteristic of present day
Dominica .life and of which full advratage is being taken. There was a time when
Dominicans did not suffer themselves to be so pushed around in public affairs
and matters. And yet, these were the days when we were supposed to be under
the heels of the colonialist masters. Has it ever occurred to readers that the
greatest blow against our freedom in recent times was struck, not by a colonialist
Government, but by the popularly elected and practically sovereign one which
passed the Seditious and Undesirable Publications Act of 5th July, 1968?


Paee Two


THE STAR


Saturda~. Anril 35. 197n







Saturday, April 25, .1970 IB STAR Page Three
**Q, U E E N and COMMONWEALTH** FATHER. ALEXANDER 'S SERMON .
Her-- Majesty was 44 years old this On the 4th Sihday after- Easter, Fr.
week. She will celebrate her off- Alexander preached (more'than once)
icial birthday later. Students in a sermon in the Roan Catholic Oath-
Canberra, where earlier the Queen edral which disturbed certain people.
and her daughter had been received We have received 3 letters eitici-
by the GorT.- Gen. and P.M. of 4mg his sermon, which we have not
Australia, presented Princess Anne ~~-- a -ae Rtf' int in their entirety.
with a bouquet of weeds during a Before we give quotations from our
demo. about bad treatment of AB0s. 9 correspondets(-who wish to be ANQN),
we must add that we obtained from.
ANTIGUA: the three-day strike of Father Aexander the notes of his
civil servants, which sent the Fed- homily, which appear unexceptionable
eral ship Maple away without dis- to us, leading to the conclusion that
charging its much needed cargo of something in the delivery or manner,
rice etc., and put the radio station or some other factor unknown to us,
out of action, seemed near settle- must have upset sensitive listeners.
ment Friday p.m. It arose out of Of course, Church history is full of
the dismissal of 2 customs clerks examples -of preachers who have off-
and quarrels over a Dep.Oust.Officer. ended their flocks,from early times.
Here are some quotes:
MICHAEL X Arrested "We have reached a state in this
Mighael X, Trinidad Black Power religion of ours right here in Dom-
leader in Britain, appeared brief- inica when notices will have to be
ly in Court last week charged with put, as to which Priest is saying t4e
with robbery and blackmail,along- Masses,and especially the name of
side 7 other men, after a :.raid on the Preacher.... After last Sunday's
a community centre in N. London. disgusting behaviour from the pulpit
AUSTRALIA: Envelopes marked with we would be grateful to our Good
the name of Evangelist Billy Graham Shepherd, our -ear Bishop, if he re-
are being used to smuggle porno- lieved us from another such exper-
tgraphic material into Australia, ience...The preacher should ask his
customs officials said. The material parishioners tp prayefor him to be-
was sent to people who answered ad- come a good priest,following in the
vertisements in American magazines footsteps of Bishop Bowers,Fr.Felix
offering 'art' studies and pin-ups, and Fr.Jolly, not those of Sparrow -
"I'm-Wrong and strong, I don't fraid
DEATH OF ELDER CITIE,Pte.ichel a man in town." Another
On April 22nd, Arthur James Dublin, writer says, less harshly: "The good
a devoted and respected member of Father should not hit the devoted ladies
the Anglican Church, died at the of the Church (BidauX LtEglise) since.
venerable age of 9-3 His passing Jesus had time for both Mary c& Martha."
is greatly regretted.l by family, The third made complaint about"matters
friends and the congregation. + in the ceomtery', which we learned. from
TY- A rle y cocn or'm r obahh tyte


NO VOTES FOR 18s, from page 1
The Premier stated (erroneously,
as corrected by Mr. Elkin Henry,
who spoke of the by-election at
Bridgwater, Somerset, in which the
eighteenss" voted that although
the LBzitish Act was passed, the
18s had not voted yet. "If we look
at vwhat id happening at the Univ-
ersities"-- said Mr. LeBlanc --the
people who are creating confusion
in their own lands are those Under-
graduates who cannot qualify and
get a certificate.. .We realise full;
that very soon we shall have to make
such -provision,.." In Henry's reply
he stated "we do not appease trouble


dolls and other objects dis.covered.by
a gravedigger,. We feel these letters
.would have been more appropriately dir-
ected to Bishop Boghaert than to our-
selves, but as we indicated, Fr.Alexan-
der s notes on "The Good Shepherd" seemed
good to us, and we only regret that we
did not hear the sermon for ourselves.
"Soon there will be one flock...the lost
sheep... Emn:ty chlls...the black sheep
(those who ha:eiWill not unite)- social
injustice... (*Hloe on this Sormon next wk).
VOTES: by stifling people T *o
loan of $2C-'was supported by OppOGition,
who thhought1houwever, there should be an
overall development plan. (Full details
and some jokes on Assembly NEXT ISSUE.)


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ANDROCLES (Continued-from Page Two) '.
When I did my.piece last week about the Government.'s copper "time.bomb",
I had no idea that authoritative news on the subject was so .close at hand.
One of my sentences in. that piece read- "Dominica, uinde'r 'the Labour Govern-
ment, has got.too little and given .too .much-.when it comes to. the, exploitation
of its natural resources." And as if to underscore'and confirm this statement,
we have.in the same,,issue of the "Star"! the revelation of. whatthe Government
has.done or is proposing, to, do..as.regards the deposit of copper, zinc and
lead recently .discovered. ..
The news .abdut. the discoveryy .of minerals in Dominica comes"'to us from dis-
tant: Cnada..Again,.as in the past, the people of.Dominica first become aware
of a .thing of- such great importance to them through'the newspapers of another
country. In..other'words, .the..reading public of Canada is aware, whilst we are
not, about the-.discovery of'minerals in Dominica and of'the deal which the
Government has already made'or.intends to make with certain Canadian business-
men.
"This:is ndt the first, .the second or even the third time that this kind of
thing'has happened -ad 'in every case the Government has made a poor deal on
behalf-.of the country. The way in'which the Government hurries, secretly and
-covertly,; to make.deals -involving our natural resources. now justifiably awakens
suspicion. Remember S.I.P.A.? For it has been argued convincingly in the past
that the Parliamentary Opposition, if'not the public, should;.be consulted-in
matters'like this before action is taken. If, in .spite of this, .Government
continues to mke se-cret deals with foreigners, the existence of which frequently
.'becomes known -through their newspapers, there is only one sensible conclusion
that Dominicans can draw, this more particularly as the'time for leaving office
draws near. .
What we now wish to know is: to .what terms and conditions;r has- the Labour
Government committed this country in the matter of the- disposal of this mineral
resource? The news item taken from the Canadian journal "Northern Miner" conveys
the impression that the Government has sold the land 'o which the deposit is.
located to the concern ("The property is held 75 per cent by Lion Mines and 25
percent by 'Spartan Explorations Ltd.........Denison Mines would provide.......
over a four year period to,.earn an. equity "on the property....."). That may or
may not be so. But Canadian financers..are not lunatics to insert in a journal
of the trade information about something vhich does not exist. Tho. people of
Dominica are asked to draw the conclusion that Government is .hiding..something
away from them. -What that something is will be revealed as.the picture.unfolds.
Now we..may expect another plethora of Press Releases on this subject, a
procedure whidh;,would have been quite .unnecessary,.if the people and their
representatives had been told of what they are entitled to-know.


DON'T CUT. U.W.I.... TONGA TO BECOME-INDEPNDENT
BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS -"The Barbados The King of Tonga has informed Her
Advocate-News said decisions on the U.W.I.Maj.esty's.Government that his country
were in the priority class, and something wishes to proceed to complete-inde-
must be done to avoid cutbacks that penden-ce. The King has announced his
threaten. "It is always a bad thing to intention that Tonga's independence
build up hopes and.the dash them..... should take effect on 4 June this year.
there are hundreds of young people who, Her Majesty s Government welcome this
would be making plans to enter the proposal and will be taking the ne-
University at all three campuses. cessary steps.to give effect to it,
"Without minimising other problems, there including the introduction.in Parliament
is no reason why these should suffer... of consequential legislation at an
there is still time for the vital dis- early date.
cussions to be pursued, even if a special Tonga. has a populatiop.of 77,000
meeting has to be called to deal with and an areof 270 square miles..
them, the paper commented last week.


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tin.gu-isAd actor, drew a w.mena r
bie dis ine'lion between himself
and Sir John Gielgud in a re-at
BBC interview: '1 ink I casld
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the Gasworks. I'vY coame to
read he master." And I belaivo
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tr t'B e stra &anga Ching that
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CARD OF THANKS
Mr. Peter Blane and Family wish to thank through
this mediusi the Staff of the Ministry of Educatioa,
and Health, al the Doctors of i.a Princess Margaret
NLeRal, OWACc ConstruBction Conapany and ali j
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DOMINICA TRADE UNION
The Silver Jubilee Conference of the Dominica Trade Union was held
at Woodford till Government school, on Sunday, April 12, 1970. The
President's address was delivered by Mr. stuart Williams, who spoke
(among other things) on the practice by Government to control collec-
tive Bargaining by the introduction of legislation, Mr. Williams
strongly stated that methods of conducting collective bargaining
should be determined by the contracting parties in the best interest
of the workers.
The feature address was delivered by MI. Star Lestrade, who spoke
on "The role of Trade Unionism in the Eeonomic Stability of the Na-
tion". After briefly tracing back the history of the worker, Mr.
Lestrade went on to explore the economic role of the worker in Indus-
try through such levels as the European Common Market, the Free Trade
Area of Central America and then Carifta. Speaking forcefully and
convincingly Mr. Lestrade traced back his original formula for the
proper Integration of the smaller states within Carifta and said that
a few months after his forrmla was given to the West Indies, a leading
West Indian Economist advocated the same measures at the last Agricul-
tural Economic Conference.
M1. Lestrade ably expressed that Free !'rade implies Free Production,
and Free Production connotes Free Labour. After pointing out what he
deemed to be immoral in the Carifta Agreement, he said that for the
purpose of a proper economic integration of the region, Trade Unions
should play their role in getting a fair share of Cariftt Industries
through both direct and indirect participation. He ended his inspiring
,address with the "Song of the Plough written by Henry Kemp towards
the end of the Industrial Revolution.
Other speakers at the conference were Labour Commissioner Bruney,
Mr. C. Savarin, (Secretary of C.S.A.) and Mr. D.P. Lawrence, secretary
of the D.T.U. A vote of thanks was moved by Mr. J.A. James. The au-
dience was then treated to refreshments.
The undermentioned officers were later returned:-
John Laronde President Trustees:-..
Stuart Williams 1st Vice President JA. James
Roy Laronde 2nd Cynthia Pi~.
Committee members:- Internal Auditors:-
R.P. Joseph Stafford Lestrade
Veronica Nicholas J.A. James.
Percy Pendengue
Reginald Kirton
JAA. James
George Nibbs, substitute.
By resolution, the Treasurership of the union was vested in the Gen-
eral Secretary, Mr. D.P. Lawrence, who was returned unopposed, thus
making him Secretary/Tregdure, of the union. Miss Agatha James was
elected eAssistant 'Secretary/Ireasurer.


STUDY DAY FOR COUNCILLORS
A Study Day for local government
authorities of the villages of
Giraudel/Eggleston, Soufriere/
Scotts Head, Grand Bay qnd -etite
Savanne was held at the Community
Hall, Grand Bay, on Sunday, 19th
Apr*!.
Ahe subjects covered were book-
keeping and accounting procedures,
administration and management,
meeting procedures, and an open
discussion on problems affecting
Village Councils.


D.P. Lawrence
Secretary/Treasurer
D.T.U.


BEES IN HIS BEARD
KASARAGOD, INDIA -- Fellow bee-
keepers kept their distance when
40-year-old Benami Venkataramana
arrived for their conference. le
says some of his swarms prefer a
human home to conventional hives
-- so he keeps a nest in his beard.
By buying this copy of the STAR,
you have invested a few cents in
the freedom of the Pressa *


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Y OU have seen them-if not in person,
then in the news media. They are
usually young men and women. They wear
their hair long, and the men frequently
have beards. Their clothing often includes
beads, bell-bottom trousers, unusual jack-
ets and headgear. They may wear sandals
or go barefoot.
These are the "hippies." Most people
shrug their shoulders and shake their
heads when encountering them. Some dis-
miss their behavior as just the antics of
headstrong youth. Others view their be-
havior as sheer nonsense and would deal
with them very harshly.
Who are these hippies? What do they
hope to gain by their unusued behavior?
Why have they chosen this way of life?
Does the movement have any real meaning
for our time?
In order to answer such questions, it
would be well to understand that hippies
cannot all be lumped together into one cat-
egory. For example, when you hear of vio-
lence triggered by young persons dressed
like hippies, do these represent the major-
ity? No, they are the minority-political
activists who feel that violence is justified
as a means to an end.
However, most hippies do not believe
in violence or killing as a means to an end;
they are peaceful. Others are "drug" hip-
pies. These may start by smoking mari-
juana ("pot"), but often move on to stron-
ger drugs such as the stimulant methedrine
("speed"), peyote, LSD or heroin.
Then there are "spiritual" hippies. They
seek guidance through various forms of
religion, particularly through Eastern re-
ligions such as Zen Buddhism, the gurus
(Hindu "holy men") and astrology.
Also, there are the "plastic" or weekend
hippies, These dress, act and talk like hip-
pies but are not wholly dedicated to the
movement. They still rely on society (the
"Establishment") for employment and con-
form to it in varying degrees.


Of course, any hippie may be a combina-
tidn of these types. For instance, he may
be for peace, practice astrology, and also
be a drug addict. Indeed, a large propor-
tion of hippies do use drugs.
Is there a commonn denominator' among
hippies? Yes. It is their rejection of the
standards and authority of the older gener-
ation. In small or large measure they re-
ject the guidance of governments, parents
and orthodox religions. Also, they have
contempt for the economic systems.
Where do hippies come from? It would
be easy to dismiss them all by assuming
they are simply foolish or ignorant young
people intent on mischief. And no doubt
there are plenty of that kind among the
hippies, just as there are among other
social groups.
True, some hippies are emotionally dis-
turbed youths. As one investigator said:
"Some of those vacant stares you see on
youthful faces belong not to the drug-
crazed but to the psychotic." However,
these do not make up the majority.


Worldwide Movemnent
It is not just a few people who are dis-
tressed by world conditions and who reject
today's society. They are to be found
throughout the entire world, and in sig-
nificant numbers. A writer in the Detroit
News noted that there was never another
time in history "in which the brightest
kids in every nation on earth looked around
them at the same time and said the hell
with all of it."
Mankind has never seen such an agony-
filled century. Only those asleep to the
facts deny it. But many are not asleep.
This is why it can be said that not in
the memory of living man has there beer
such a worldwide revulsion against the
established way of life. A writer for the
German magazine Der Spiegel said: "This
applies to Capitalist countries as well as
those professing state socialism." He also
noted: "Perhaps it derives its motivation
from a deep-rooted weakness in the fabric
of our civilization."
Thus, increasing numbers of. r -crc
everywhere, especially the young, are
showing their disgust with this pre-ent sys-
tem of things. Therefore, it is not strange
that one form of this disillusionment should
be the hippie movement.
But have not parents in our time given
their children more of the better things of
life than they had when they were young?


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SThese pai-

ents were determined that their, children
would have 'all the things we were denied
when we were growing up.' This was very
noble, but often their quest for money was
at the expense of time that should have
been spent with children in their forma-
tive years.
Thus, hippies grew up in an acquisitive
society. Money was made the god. In the
rush, too many children got too much ma-
terially. To complicate the situation, per-
missiveness was the rule. Discipline be-
came old-fashioned, or there just was no
time for it. The main emphasis was on bet-
tering one's position in life.
Commenting on the hippie problem in
Toronto, a Toronto Daily Star reporter
said:
"The hippie movement is a forcible reminder
of what we sometimes forget: Better housing,
more jobs, higher education, cannot in them-
selves bring healing to people who have found
life in the 60's empty and inhumane. Only a
reversoi of values, in which men are accepted
-in fact loved---unconditionally, will make life
wor~;;- ii.ing."

A New Sc-tiei Wanted
So, to most hippies a new society is
needed. They reject a money- and position-
oriented society that tramples its fellow-
man instead of loving him. They reject a
.world in which there is so much hypoc-
risy, dishonesty, phoniness and inequality.
As one writer put it: "The hippies hope
to generate an entirely new society, one
rich in spiritual grace that will revive the
old virtues of agape [principled love] and
reverence."
}:'.p!:, do not see that any reform of
the present order will accomplish this. So
tihy feel that the way to individual free-
dom from society is to reject it and break
its rules. They feel that there must be a
liberation from the enslavement to ma-.
terialism so that they can enjoy the sim-
pler things of life, its beauty and pleasant-
ness.
Therefore, money and work, associated
in the minds of hippies with a corrupt
commercial system, have been challenged
as false gods. As one Canadian hippie
leader stated: "Work isn't everything,
work isn't hbly." They fee that work
should be done when and if one wishes, at
his own pace.


In the hippie world there would be little
private ownership. All that is held would
be for the benefit of the group. Even chil-
dren "would be the responsibility of
everyone, not only of the blood mother
and father."
In the hippie society marriage contracts
could exist, but if one decided he wanted
another partner he could "marry" that
one too. Freedom to have sex relations
with anyone is really their accepted stan-
dard.
Are many of these ideas shocking to
you? Does the hippie rejection of all au-
thority disturb you? Are you dismayed
by their belief in having sexual relations
with anyone they choose? Does their mari-
juana smoking and drug-taking seem too
much?
To most persons, particularly the older
generation, the hippie philosophy is ex-
tremely radical, unacceptable. Can you
not hear some older persons saying: 'Why,
where did they get those foolish ideas?'
Well, just, where do you think they got
their ideas? Who is greatly responsible
for their beliefs and behavior?
Once the older generation embarked
upon the road of rejection of law and au-
thority, particularly God's, it was a sim-
ple matter for youth to imitate their ex-
ample. After all, if God, His Word the
Bible, and international law can be re-
jected by older persons, then the young
have little incentive to respect lesser au-
thorities such as parents and local officials.
Yes, the older generation has sowed dis-
respect for authority. They are now reap-
ing-with interest, for their own authority
is being rejected by their young.

W HATEVER happens to the hippie
S movement, several things are clear.
The troubles that gave birth to it have
not disappeared. They have grown worse.
And the hippie movement has not brought
true hope and happiness within its own
ranks.
ket, no one can deny that there is a
great need for genuine peace, happiness
and love for one's fellowman. Honest-
hearted persons rightly want, and need, a
much better world.
What are the answers? Should we try
to reform this present wicked system of
things? Should we work through political,
economic and orthodox religions to try to
'create a better world'?


The extracts V.ayrra, from articles on TRE HIPPLiS, were selected from
"AMAICE !11 journal of Jaelovala's Witnesses (Watchtower Pres3)


Sabturday,, ;ipril 25,_1970


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DOMINICAN TO COMPETE IN 1970 DOMINICA BANANA GROWERS' ASSOCIATION
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GAMES ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 1970
Dominican born Barrymore I. Notice is hereby given in accord-
Scotland, now resident in the ance with Section 7 of the Banana
United Kingdom, is expected to re- Ordinance Uap 75, that the Annual
present Dominica as a fencer in General Meeting of the Association
the 1970 British Commronwealth will be held at the Carib Cimema,
Games in Edinburgh, July 16 25. Roseau, commencing at 10.00 a.m. on
Twenty-year old Scotland ha Monday, a5th May, 1970.
Twenty-year old Scotland hasl Members of the Association are
been living in the U.K. since 1958invited to attend but only the mem-
Winvited. to attend. but only the mem-
He attended the Waltham forest bears of the Board of Man$ment and
Technical school where h sat his the Delegates of the District Bran-
"A" Level exams in June last year. te delegates of the Dstrict Bran-
At the school Scotland came under ches shall take part in the delib-
At the school Scoland. ce uer erations and be eligible to vote on
the tuition of Mr. K. Foreman, a rations and be eligible to vote on
provost of the Royal Academy of any question arising at the meeting.
It should also be noted that only
fencing, who gave him expert coach ithe selegat s of e noDistrit Bran
ing in the art of fencing. AcQordithe Delegates of the District Bran-
ing in the art of fencing. Accord-
ing to r. Foreman, Scotland is a hes shall be eligible to elect mem-
oung man of tremendous potential. A o G E NDA
e feels that the experience that A T confm te i s o
could be gained by competing in the 1 confirm the Minutes of the
Commonwealth Games would do Scot- Annual General meeting held
land invaluable good and help mould on 27th May, 1969.
bLis career as a more competent Rep To recent o the rove heard
fencer. port of the Board
fenc r. m .. ...


Mr. Scotland's application to
participate in the Commonwealth
Games was forwarded to othecMinistry
of Home Affairs by the Eastern
Caribbean Commission. The Dominica
Government was asked to contribute
4200,00, and after consulting with
the Dominica Amateur Sports Asso-
ciation, agreed to do so. Dominica
will therefore be identified with
Mr. Scotland participation in the
Games.


o. -o receive and adopt -ludited
Accounts for-'he year ended
31st December, 1969.
4. To elect six members to serve
on the Board of Management for
the ensuing period of twelve
months.
5. Any other business of which
due notice shall have been
given.
6th A .ril,1970 M.F. DORIVAL
305-1/1 AG. GENERAL MANAGER


READERS VIEW Daniel Green. I don't know for in-
Gentleman, stance where is his address. Please
N9W READER WITH OLD FRIENDS renrrml-Ia e to him if that is pos-
I have seen one of your issues sible; if you can reach him.
in hands of somebody in a library. So I will be glad to receive
I will be interested to receive Star": Give me the cost for one
your newspaper "Star". Some 18 year.
years ago, I have spent a few days I thank you first and ask you to
at Roseau. My old friend, Charlie believe my best regards.
Bellot, is dead. This estate Faithfully yours
"Castle Comfort" was where he S. Charles Edouard
receitu te each time, when I was Fort de France,
coming in Dominica. Martinique.
I ask you a service, please let
me know the price of one map of Do-
minica. You have so much rivers Editor's Note: We have this gentle-
(566). I have not the opportunity man's full address for anyone who
to visit Dominica. as I had wanted. wishes to write to him.
But I plan to come again. I needed hope any of his fri here
some information concerning agri- e hpe any o hs fr here
culture department, will take note of this:.
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ON THE LIGHTER SIDE OF THINGS ...
by Rommel
Hi there, gravy booby, how you
doing' over there?'Oops, I'm sorry
for your enunciation for I really


Please drink some gin and lime
juice before you join the Safari
cause you're gonna be singing too.

JAYCEES VICE-PRESIDENT-OPERATIONS


meant to say groovy baby. Mr. Noel Gonsalves, Vice Presi-
dent, operations of the Junior Cham-
Remember, I made a request for A'ber of the West Indies is due to
secretary? Hm? Well I got ye follOw-pay a visit to the Dominica Chapter
ing qualifications from someone on Satutday 25th April, in order to
named GO ON SPECULATING. review plans for further development
Here's the educational back- of the Jaycee Movement here.
ground of the applicant: In his native Guyana Mr. Gonsalves
"I posse sssa diploma in My-ography outstanin in u
which obtained two years ago at has been outstanding in Junior Cham-
which I obtained two years ago at*
the niversiy of the West Indies, ber activities, having received the
Mona Campus Two certificates in Jaycee of the Year award for the
Creole and one diploma in Entemo- Georgetown area in 1968 and he be-
logy. On leaving High School ame a Jacee International Senator
that is, The Secondary School for in the same year.
the Fools my headmaster, Beelze- From 1966 onwards Mr. Gonsalves
bub, gave me a recommendation, say- attended a number of National and
ing that I was the worst behaved in International Conventions in the
the school. As a matter of interestWest Indies and overseas. He is
my statistics aree506 38 75 andnow General Manager with J.P. Santos
I am 17 years old, standing 6 fdet & Co. Ltd., Guyana.
1 inch. I am prepared to make you R. ST. H. SHILLINGFORD
feel quite happy and to give due Pblic Relations Officer
respect to you". JAYCEES
Well me buddies, I really think JA
I've got it. I only hope that I
don't get bumped over with that BAK ROM COUR
giant bustline confronting me. Mr. Charles Gregoire, Audio-
Please, GO ON SPECULATING, you Visual Officer in the Ministry of
may turn up gor an interview on May Education and Health, returned re-
Day. I only hope that Master Beel- cently from Guyana where he attended
zebub did not roast you too much. the Caribbean Conference of Adult
Education in Georgetown.
So the LIAT bird touched down at T o t
the Hall runway and the local pair Theme of the Conference was Adult
dumped H into an Aerican couple. Education in the Social and Economic
bumped into an American couple.
Luckily Margaret amd Michael the Development of the Caribbean.
Gold ^ward pair had just stepped It was opened by the Premier of
onto the tar and at once, upon no-Guyana Mr. L.S.F. Burnham and among
timing the coat and tie and the lecturers at the conference were
Englishman features, draw the at- Dr. Rosy Kidd of the University of
tention of my senior to the fact Toronto who presented a paper on
that the Americans are more tomato-"Needs and Ubjectives in Adult
looking than the English who are Education" and Professor G. Wedell
more potato-like. Sorry Mike and of the University of Manchester who
Mag. I still love English potatoes presented a paper of "Adult educa-
and mountain chicken, tion and Development".
The Conference is reported to
Say, I'm going treat you next have been a great success.
week on stage withn"Jesus is a Soul
man", plus more, so "Think About iV' OPENING OF SCHOOL BUILDING
till you trace your steps to the The Formal
Goodwill Parish Hall to join the he Formal opening of the Mahaut
SOUL SAFARI with Tilly, the Jerrieg Thool Building takes place on
La Belle Theatre, Wil Daniel, Gwen Thursday 7th May 1970 at 3,30 p.m.
Lloyd and the discodelic Wild Minister of Education Stevens
Things, and Mrs. Stevens his wife will be
present,


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WHAT CITY IS- THI?- -0,'-....-- -''--0 T I C E
A. public health inspection,' ca'r-' MERITORIOUS SERVICE HONOURS
ried out and subsequently reported The following. provision in'the
in the local press showed that Meritorious Service Honours Regula-
sanitation in .the city was very ions 17, is dra to.the atten-
podr. -'arbage: was openly dumped tion, of the Public-:- .
in the streets, 'sewers were- blocked The names of persons consi-
and stagnant, or drainedd into the dered deserving;of an honour for
streets; --ials pigs, cows and n fnhor or
streets; animals -.pigs, cows and .:meritorious service to the State..of
chickens were :reared,,-fed-, and Dominica shail be submitted to the
alowdto .wanderat -will in* the Dominica shall he submitted to
allowed to wanderat ill in the Secretary not later than 30th.June
main streets. There were also com-i any year."
plaints that the many vacarA7 lots r~n any year
lais ta2. Communications in this regard
had been neglected, left *unsovered,Oul. b forwarded under confiden-
used as garbage dumps, and allowed al coer o e Secretary to the
Itial cover to the Secretary to the
to become infested withosquitoes inet,Cabinet Secretariat, Pre-
All this no doubt explains the aer's Ofice, Government Hea
epidemic *of denygcefever, spread bPer Oice, Goverment Head-
mosquitoes, which brought havoc, -quarters Roseau.
especially among children, some. Ref.P.i8/9 C.A. SEIGNORET
months ago. 1S4/70 SECRETARY
"'There was a housing shortage, G.74, 302-1/1
and people allowed their homes to
fall into ruins because it was im- AN APPRECIATION OF NURSE BUNTING
possible to get themmlrepaired. An by Matron Dorival, B.E.M.(Ret.)
,attitude of-"couldn't care less is On behalf of the old and intrained
common among the population. Wife Roseau Hospital Nurses I wish to.
desertions on a large scale, and extend our heartfelt sympathy to
;the consequent undermining of fa- the Bunting Smith family on the.
.mily life and morality, are another suden death of Nurse Smih Bunting.
'development which seems to be
'worrying the authorities. There Nurse Bunting was a very helpful
,have also been reports of young member of the Dominica Nurses Asso-
people being troublesome and an in- ciation. At any Association Fune-
crease in theft and prostitution. tion Mrs hinting & family would be
NO, THE CITY..IS NOT ROSEAU, BUT working efficiently behind the
HANOI IN NORTH VIETNAM. scene.

READER'S VIEW In the good old days at Roseau Hos-
Dear Eitor, pital Mrs Bunting gave useful voluh-
-DEAUTFUL r BUT TEDIOUS tary help to Dominica before the
.I still think Dominica is the Ministerial system came into vogue.
most beautiful of all the test I am sure the Roseau Hospital Nur-
Indies after residing part of ses will agree in extending our
each year in the W.I. for 40 years: Sympathy to the Smith Bunting family.
However it is too tedious to do FRANCISCA DORIVAL
business: there. I first gave up rm Leonce David Vstate,
selected site for a retirement home Layou Valley
(we even had plans drawn) for aay aey
school. -I gave 3 acres to Govern-. CLARKE TO COMMAND D.D.F.
ment. Then S 'PA. threatened Mr. Gerard Maurice Clarke, M.B,E.,
LanrafAcquisition Act for my second qho holds the Commission of Tempo-.
choice. I gave up and came to rary Captain, has beennappointed to
Grand Cayman. (Fine beaches and act Commanding Officer.of the Do-
excellent sea bathing.) miimKa Defence Force.,with effect
As I look back I even enjoyed from 1st April, 1970.
the LAZY, ENDLESS, RAIN in the Capt C r
Dominica mountains. If things; im- Captain Clarwe replace Major
prove, I might still come back to L.E. Zohnson who is now Director of
Dominica but time goes by. the Regional Youth Camp, and is
stationed at Londonderry in the
J.F., north of tha island.'- G.I.S.
Bahamas.


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JESUS COLLEGE, OXFORD, ENGLAND
OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are invited for a scholarship to be held at Jesus Col-
lege, Oxford, to be taken up in October, 1970.
TENURE
The Scholarship is for mne academic year in the first -instance but
it is renewable for a further academic year subject to satisfactory
performance by the scholar in his course of study. Subject, therefore,
to the above condition concerning renewal after one year being satis-
fied, the scholarship will run from October 1st, 1970, to duly 31st,
1972. Only in special circumstances will the scholarship be extended
for a third academic year.
ELIGIBILITY
Candidates must be male, unmarried, and under the age of 25 on Octo-
ber 1st, 1970. Candidates must either have been born or have been re-
sident foi the last seven years in Africa, the West Indies, or Guyana.
The successful candidate will be expected to read for a B.A. degree
in one of the Honour Schools in the University. A candidate must there-
fore possess already or be at present undergoing a course of study
which will lead him'to qualification for admission to Oxford University
to read for an Honour School. Such qualification will ordinarily con-
sist of a good Honours Degree or equivalent qualification at a Univer-
Sity or College in the candidate's own country. It is essential that
candidates should have proper qualifications in the English Language.
Short-listed candidates must expect to be called upon to supply certi-
ficates of their eligibility for the award and of their academic
qualifications.
EMOLUIVNTS
The scholarship is financed partly by the College and partly by pri-
vate subscription from its members past and present.
The emoluments of the scholarship will consist of:
(a) n initial grant of 60 for books and clothing.
b) All.University and Collee fees necessarily incurred in con-
nection with the scholar s course of study.
(c) During Full Term (3 periods of 8 weeks per year) a maintenance
grant of 5.10.0d. per week plus free accommodation in College
which includes a room, breakfast and dinner.
(d) A maintenance grant during.vacation of 11 per week.
The present value is estimated at approximately 950 per annum.
Notes:
(i) The funds of the scholarship are normally .insufficient to meet
the scholar's travelling expenses, but the College will consi-
der paying mihnigm fares if the candidate is able to show that
he cannot meet them himself and has been unsuccessful in making
applications to other sources.
(ii) Some adjustment to the emoluments may be made if the scholar,
Molds an award from another body.
(iii) during Full term the scholar must live' in College.
GENERAL INFORMATION
The scholarship was founded 5 years ago on the initiative 6f the
Junior Common Room of the College. The second scholar is completitag
his course of study in July, 1970.
APPLICATIONS
Application forms and a pamphlet on Admission of Overseas students
to Oxford University can be obtained by request from the TUTOR FOR
ADMISSIONS, JESUS COLLEGE, OXFORD, to whom all enquiries should be
addressed. Completed application forms should also be sent to the
utor for Admissions. It is unlikely that applications which arrive.
after May 1st, 1970, will be considered.
P.S.C. 5/12 E. Nicholls
22nd April, 1970. Secretary,
G.78, 309-1/1 Public Service Cormnission.


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NOTICE
APPLICATION FOR ENLISTMENT IN


ROYAL DOMINICA POLICE FORCE


Applications are invited:from
suitable persons (male) for enlist-
ment as Police Constables in the
Royal Dominica Police Force.
2. Interested applicants should re-2
port for an interview at the OfXbi
of the Chief of Police, Roseau, on
Wednesday 29th April, 1970 at
10.00 a.m.
3.Enlistment will be on two years
probation, during which period se-
lected applicants will undergo a
six months Initial Training at the
Police Training School, Morne Bruce
4. The following qualifications are
required.
a h ge between 18 and 30 yrs,
SMinimum height 5' ft. 8in.
c Chest measurement 34 in.
d Weight 140 lbs.
e) Secondary education, but
candidates withnyElementary
School Leaving Certificate
will be consid'ereda
Applicants with two years
secondary education or up-
wards will receive extra in-
crements. on satisfactory
completion of the Initial
Training, and may be consi-
dered for further training
overseas. This incentive
is also applicable to Ele-
mentary candidates with
merit.
(f) Successful applicants will
be required to undergo a
m sdical examination. Forms
will be supplied from the
Office of the Chief of
Police.
5. Salary and allowance attached to
the post are as follows:-
1320 x 60 1380/Confirmation Bar/
81464 x 84 1896 x 96 $2064 per
annum.
6. Lodging Allowance of 3$60.00 per
annum is paid if married on comple-
tion of one year's service. This
allowance is also payable to a con-
stable who continues to be single
,on completion of 10 years service.
7. Salary and Allowance are subject
to revision.
D.H. PHILBERT
CHIEF OF POLICE
File No: H11/23/06
1st April, 1970
:GJ.71, 295-2/2


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READERS VIEW
Dear Madam,
I received the enclosed pamphlet
drawn up by the Cricket Council of
England regarding the 1970 Tour of
England by the South African Touring
team, together with the Annual Re-
port of the M.C.C. of which I am a
member.
. As the vast majority, if not the
whole of the island, is devoted to
cricket, I thought it would be of
interest.
I should explain thai the Cricket
Council is not to be confused with
the Committee of the M.C.C0, its
membership is far wider, and has
political expertise to assist it*
She M.C.C. itself is composed
not of old fogeys but of all age
groups and a large number of mem-
bers are men of distinction in pub-
lic affairs. You will see that
over 80% of members 8as in favour
of the tour and that means more
than that voted. The vote was pos-
tal and the membership is same
4,500-plus or minus.
The statement as to the quality
& standard of their players is
brought out by the recent tour of
South Africa by Australia in which
they defeated Australia decisively
in all four of the Tests. They
have a number ot brilliant all-
rounders and it is more than pro-
bable that Basil D'Oliveira would
not be included in their side, if
all barriers were removed.
It is to be hoped that they get
a fair showing in the lest matches
in England to see if they really
are the champions at the moment.
More especially is it to be hoped
that the efforts of live cricketing
authorities in South Africa willtn
time put matters on a correct and
true representative footing.
(Brigadier) G.W. White
Rosalie.

The text of the December 11, 1969
statement-of the Test and County
Cricket Board is printed below:-
'"The Test and County.Cricket
Board, comprising representatives
from all first class counties, the
minor counties and the M.C.C., con-
firmed unanimously the recommenda-
tion that the South African tour
will take place this summer.
(Concluded on Page 16)


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"*S *T*A*R*S *P*O :PRT*S
Spartans Top Jeague Table
A devastating spell of bowling by
Clem John in Emerald's second innings
help e." put Spartans at the top of the
1970 oricket league, as Emerald tum-
bled for 51 at the botanical Gardens
last weekend.
Batting first, Spartans piled up
265 for 4 declared with Cuthbert Will-
iams cracking a swashbuckling 86 n.o.,
Clor John 56, Joffre Fauctin 54 and
Lennox Williams 23 no. Uhen Emerald
batted they quickly ran into trouble
against the pace of Gtayson Shilling-
ford and Grans Lafond, coupled with
the spin of J.C.Josephs and Irving
Shillingford and were bundled out for
93: only Jo Kentish 20 and Larocque 20
offered any resistance, Irving had the
best average at 4/12, Lafond 3/26 and
J.C.Josephs 3/24. Asked to follow on it
was Clem John who baffled then the
2nd time at wicket bagging 7 for 18
with Emerald's total a meagre 51. King
had a go,, scored an aggressive 30.
Scores: Spartan 265/4; Emerald 98 & 51.
Runs Flow As Trials Start
Batsmen took advantage of the new
Gardens wicket on the first day of the
first trial, as Irving Shillingford's
tean scored 202/3 on Thursday. Vincent
Eluin and Brinsley Charles put on 60
for the first wicket before Elwin was
stumped off J.C.Josephs for 3~, Charlee
went exactly the same way just as he
reached a well-deserved 50. Irving
Shillingford was dismissed for 58 und
at stumps Cuthbert Uillieis was 33 n.o.
and Joffre Faustin 6 n.o. l'ho match
continues over this week end and should&
be worth watching as our batsmen are
reaching peak form.

YOUNG VISITORS CLIiL AlGLAIS
On Thursday two Gold Award winners
in the Duke of Edinburgh's Auard Schene
presented the Governor who is local
President of the Scheme with a plaque
from- the City of Guildford, Surrey.
The no;t day Margaret Ualtoh and Mike
Maclkaan were taken up to the top of
I-orne Anglais in brilliant weather by
DGS Gold Award Master Fenton and 17
boys, n:ostly from the Granuar School.
All reached the top and after a late
start (transport breakdown) were back
in Roccau by 4.15 p.m. The Guildford
visitors were much impresosd by the
view from Grandbay to Roseau.
Printed 2 Published by .the Propretor
.E Allfrey of St, Aroment, at 2a Ba t
Roacd, Rpseau, Dominica, ;est Indies.


NOTICE
TRAFFIC CONTROL ON BAY STREET ON


ADD[ DAOC, 18T MLAN. 1970


It is notified for general in-
formation that the undermentioned
Streets and Lanes in Roseau, will
be closed to Vehicular Traffic du-
ring the Fisherman's Regale at the
Roseau Harbour on May Day, the 1st
of May, 1970.


Bay Street


Hodges Lane


Bow Lane


Kennedy Avenue


Drury Lane


- From junction of
Cork Street to
Drury Lane.
- From junction of
Long Lane to Bay
Street.
- Prom junction of
Long Lane to Bay
Street.
- From junction of
Long Lane to Bay
Street.
- From junction of
Long Lane to Bay
Street.


Appropriate traffic signs will
be placed for the information of all
concerned and the public afe hereby
requested to co-operate with the Po-
lice in their traffic arrangements,
D.H. PHILBERT
CHIEF OF POLICE
& TRAFFIC COMMISSIONER
Pile No. : H11/36/38
Date : 18th April, 1970
G.79, 310-1/1

Thq South African our (from P.15)


"In reaffirming this decision
they repeat their aversion to ra-
cial discrimination of any kind.
They also respect the right of
those who wish to demonstrate
peacefully.
Equally, they are unanimous in
their resolve to uphold the rights
of individuals in this country to
take part in lawfulpursuits, par-
ticularly when those pursuits have
the support of the majority."

THE 6th COiC L.\AL'.:; CARIBBEAN SUITLUiT
Conference agreed to increase the budget
of Regional Secretariat from $360,000
to 00,00 at its Jamaica meeting. The
increase will lielp the Guyana-based
secretariat carry out its vastly in-
creased responsibilities efficiently.


H.E.the Gov36Bimrvrill attend St.George's: Patronal Festival at the
Anglican Church, 9.a.m. Mass on Sunday 26th (tomorrow). All welcome.


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