Dominica herald

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Dominica herald
Allfrey, P. Shand ( Phyllis Shand )
Allfrey, P. Shand ( Phyllis Shand )
Place of Publication:
Roseau, Dominica
Dominica Herald
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v. : ill. ; 42 cm.


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Dominica -- Newspapers ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1955? Cf. caption.
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Editor, <1963-1964>: Phyllis Shand Allfrey.
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"For the General Welfare of the People of Dominica, the further advancement of the West Indies and the Caribbean Area as a whole."
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Description based on: Jan. 12, 1963; title from caption.
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Last issue consulted: December 31, 1964.

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The Finest opl V The Ri
(Fur the G-2ural 1 lor.t, of /te /'., 9f 1o 17, lI( C.r'l r t i nl/ Iw l H s 1 d ,e ( r ./ .... ....


D.U.P.P. "Blue Paper" Freely Quoted Tshombe Yields--Peace in ongo

THE TWO DAY meeting of the Legislative Council pro-
duced bills and motions amounting to one mountain
(approval of the White Paper on Federation) and a number
of mice. All Government Bills and Motions were passed
by the usual vote of 10 to 4. The Leader of the Opposi-
tion (salary for whom of Building MVlaterials Bill
$2,400 p.a. has not yet been Engenders Heat
approved by the S.o.S.)
stood up for the D.U.P.P. Furious altercation arose
"Blue Paper" in a speech over the Bill for the acquisi-
lasting one hour and tweny tion of building material for
minutes. He argued along Government b u i dings, a
the lines set down that the similar act to that for Road
proposed federation is not Building, and after that the
strong enough at the centre Speaker ordered a recess for
and that most of the concur- "cooling off" by refreshment.
rent list should be transferred Mr. Elkin Henry then re-
to the exc 1 u s i v e. Every newed his attack on the Ex-
member of the Council port Surtax on local p r o-
'xcept J. Royer and Howell d u c e, sigmatising it as a
;hillingford spoke on the disincentive to production.
option Government s p k e smen
produced their 1, state-
"Three shai Coas ariF .,-
ih Fisherman's Bill lb. bunch of bananas w-a s
not too high a price to pay
for educating our children:
At the Thursday a ft e r- the resolution was lost, as

noon session, the 1962 Sup
elementary Estimates w ere
passed without debate (the
Finance Committee had en-
joyed their arguing over this
in the morning.) S e v e ral
papers were laid but c o n-
spicuous by its absence was
the P. W. D. Investigation
Rpnrtr. received, but su b

iudice, since arrests h a v e
already been made. At
question time Government
stalled the p p o s it i o n
Leader's query on the Music
Lovers Band on grounds
that they were only respon-
sible for the "Government
Band." Five Government
Motions then went through,
all of which appeared to be
amending acts to make up
for poor legal drafting. The
same appeared (at any rate
to our reporter) to be the
a s e in the "Beaching of
Fisherman's Boats" Bill in
which clauses 2 and 3
seemed illogical and ambi-
guous a po i n t quickly
seized upon by the Opposi-
tion and compared with
the Three Chains previously
owned by the Crown.

U Thant's Special Investitator kalph Bunche returned Thursday o
New York to report progress in the Katanga situation. He stated that he
has every hope that Katanga may agdin be joined to the Congolese Republic
despite pocket; of resistance along the borders of the Katanga adjoining S.
Tur hs "Pieident" Moise Tshombe re-
Truck Crushe turned to Elizabethville under the
Schoolgirl protection of tbe British and Belgian
Consuls, but the Central Connonlese

Yesterday morning ex-Corporal
S. A. Errol, of Soufriere driving his
truck No. 1024, took the corner op-
posite the Phoenix Store too sharply
and scattered four schooleirls stand-
ing on the corner. Elsie Benjamin
of Vieille Case was knocked into the
drain and the rear wheel of the truck
passed over her body. She is seriously
injured, lying in the Princess Mar-
garet Hospital. The police fare
keeping in touch with the hospital,
and it is possible that charges may
be preferred against the driver.

Gay Youth Trust
Pall __
The Youth Trust Fund Ball,
held Friday last week at Govern-
ment House, achieved what the
French would term a success d'est-
m L--.---. ---- -..-- --

Government has now asked for the
withdrawal of these two officials for
"taking political action"- i e. for
criticising the U. N. for placing
Tshombe under "house arrest" (a
charge denied by the U.N.). Since
Tshombe indicated his willingness to
co-operate with the Plan for Re-uni.
ficationo, his followers have committ-
ed several acts of sabotage including
the blowing up of an electric power
sub station between Jadotville and
The Baluba tribesmen led by

Fire Tender
Crashes :n New-
The recently appointed Deputy
Fire Chief from Trinidad, Mr.
Pedro Beaumont, suffered a diminu-
tion of his forces Thursday night
when four of his men were hospita-
lisedffollowing an accident in New-
town when on the way to a fire at
Pointe Michel.
Arising from an alarm received
around 9 o'clock, Station Officer
Wendell Christian proceeded in the
Brigade Tender accompanied by the
other equipment to answer the call
of duty. Passing through the
poorly-lit and pot-holed Newtown,
the van dropped into an open trench
and careened out of control into a
house and turned over. Station
Officer Christian and Fireman L.
Robin (of Marigot) were treated for
shock at the P. M. fP and
deaned over Friday r
Fireman Egbert H-
and Bonefast He:

Grand ChiefKasongo Niembo have appeared to be a
agreed to support the United Nations but a hospital re
and the Central Government, but terday stated "
savage tibal wa-are, in which 5o0 fifih Fireman, W
South Kasai province. supercial grazes.
The British Government have
appealed to Moise Tshombe to co Court Of Appeal
operate and to drop his scorched -
I.. .... . I-- I ".. .

wa his next one on fr e e ueause was gay an pesan, earth policy which he still holds over II 0i on linue
was his next one on f the guests enjoyed themselves, the the head of the United Nations
secondary education and the chicken supper was really delicious forces. It has been agreed between the
rescinding of the charge for and the tar expertly conducted -- Interim Commissioner and Sir Clyde
school books to the boys of by Maestro Norris, of course. The A flash just received from Moka_ Archer and Sir Donald Jackson
the Grammar School. only trouble was that many of the mbo, states that Tshombe, in a IIo- that their appointments as President
people who might havy: been there mile drive from Elizabethville, has and Justice of Appeal respectively
been directing his tired Katangan troops of the British Caribbean Court of
People In The Cont. onpage 10 not to resist the United Nations troops Appeal shall continue during the
following in trucks behind him but to period ending 3ist March, 1961.
News temporary capacity give the N. freedom of movement. (Government Office)
*TED BOYD, retired at th
OUR forestry officer, Mr. Ay- New Year has gone to Barba-
liffe, seems to have left us-- dos for medical treatment* ,
although on leave, he told us *SPEAKING of eggs, we hearTICE
that he did not expect his con. that Astaphau, J.B. Charles NOTIC
tract to be renewed* c M BOL- and Stanley Fadelle are going !
ANo, recently appointed Head- into the chicken raising bus- To Whom It May Concern
master of the DGS is all crated Mness, complete with pioneer
up prepared to leave on the status and restriction on im- Tel. No. 102 is a private number and not attached tn tl te Marine
15th for a newappointment in ports of chicken parts from Club, Please do not use it for your own convenience, as it dis- i
Trinidad THE P.W.D. report Georgia. What happens if all turbs me,
is stated to be in the hands ot the chickens in Dominica get (Mrs.) V. L. GREEN
Government, and Clayton Sbil- Newcastle disease? FROM Jan. 12-26
lingford, John Eugene and N.G. Irinidad we hear of the sudden ........... ...
Nesbitt have been arrested (and death of ex-Senator (Federal)
granted bail) in connection James Liburd FROM Barba-. ... ..-
with payroll irregul a r i t i e s dos that Lady Adams, wile of L
*MEGS Frampton. after Sir Grantley, leaves soon for i DOMINICA ELECTRICITY SERVICES |
35 years with Harrisons and Singapore to attend a confer- i
L Rose (Shipping) has been once of the Family Plann I n g
retired (we understand that AssociatLon of which she has All sections of the Electricity supply will be inter-)
so far, without pension)* ELLA jnst been elected Western Divi- between 6.00 and 9.00 a n Sunday 13th January,
Trotter, backbone of Pic a r d s sion Prcsdent HOSPITAL news rupted between 6,00 and 9,00 a.m, on Sunday 13th January,
travel Agency presented a is that Doyle Jones (grievously I
petition for higher wages for hurt hAt when Hesketh Joseph 1963, to enable repairs to the system, .
the staff-she is now looking was killed on Xmas Eve) is tm- I
for another job A D. JOHN- provng rapidly and that tailor il W. S. RICHARDSON,
son, Financial secretary has Ivan Dorival with a fractured Manager.
left his post and John Bullv re- vertebra is still "under trac- Manager.
~fih~f becrtary hs Iva Dorivi wit a frcu

fuses to carry on except in a

tion" but feeling fine.

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* PA..i. ,J

The Naming

Part II Anonymous Letters
(Cont. from our last issue)


"I move we accept the name of Reynolds," said some
one mildly. So the vote was taken, and the dispirited en-
feeblement of Mabs. Boojoy's partisans resulted in a sweep-
ing majority for Sir Joshua, despite the valiant, interjection,
"well he probably done a lot worse in his time." Alone
h tl.p -.... Mi T ri-..r R Aii Mr.- Tollinrton

Planning Seminar
For Caribbean
San Juan, Puerto Rico--
Top level planners of the Ca-
rihhan ar.. r mill discussIQ

Paul was so up by the whole affair that for a few a m o n g Ute women, mrs, a. emna lL. anIL. I w. .... ........ .
au took was so uhis b atwhole affair thaincon t stop, so that threw their well-used hands into the smoky air. P a u 1, with .nternatonally recognized
he look to catching his bus at an inconvenient stop, sothat ashamed but relieved, sat with his fists oni his knee. planning expsns from differ-
he would not be forced to pass those walls on which, in ashamed but lieveentai'rts of,.the world t e
livid chromium, the fatally funny letters would shortly e.chn ques of planningg as
be affixed. But a hint of reprieve came to him in the form of When the funereal gathering dispersed, he could see related to the spec~-i condi-
a typed notice marked "emergency meeting," hastening him ahead of him in the street the fiure3 of Mrs. Tollington and and needs of ihe Carib-
along to the new arts centreon a Wednesday evening. This Mrs. Remnant, one on each side of the pavem nt. They techniques and Methods or-
notice indicated that something urgent had arisen to make walked with lowered heads, Mrs. Tollington wio was a ginized by the Caribbean Or-
necessary a reconsideration of the naming. nimble little body fairly racing along; but Mrs. Remnant, ganizatlon, with the financial
Something unkind and unlocked for was in the air who had more weight to carry, was easy to overtake. assistance of the Ford Founda-
and Paul, as if huddling for protection, seated himself again "I say Mrs. Remnant excuse me -- Paul ton, over the prod January
between Mrs. Remnant and Mrs. Tollington. Two seats felt it necessary to explain thit he was really on the sideruary 7, 163 San
away sat the Mayor; this time the chair was taken by Coun- Mabs Boojoys, by and large; it was only her name which he This Seminar was annou-
cilor Daglish, who rasped and stuttered that the Mayor felt had considered from the very first quit: unsuitable for an art need last week by the Secretary-
he c o u d not preside, owing to personal considerations centre. Gen-ral of the Car bb-an Or-
"Well, friend," spluttered his malicious old lips, "I know "Her name . ." said Mrs. Remnant bleakly. "There's ganzation, Mr. C. Beaure-
there's been a good deal of talk about the naming of this certainly not much left of that now." And she lumbered gard, as the Organnt o fina-the
building. Talk is all very well, and we have to stand by on coldly. Seminar at the Condado Beach
majority decisions, as you know. But when the M a y o r "Sne must have been an exceptional person, to have Hotel.
got some anonymous letters such loyal friends as yourself and Mrs. Tollington . and I he main purpose of this
"Shame!" called a man's voice young and indign- the Mayor," panted Paul, suddenly succumbling to a cur- Se nar is to bring some of
ant, this time. Paul covered up his nervous anticipation osity which had mounted within him since the first meeting, the u p waning field t consider
by dragging out a notebook and scribbling in it to find out what kind of person Mabel Boojoys really was -- the practical problems of plan-
a dancing shape, an image gay and above all, what sort of artist she was. ning in the region, and govern-
(Dash it, I've got that on the brain, he thought.) "She was that," said Mrs. Remnaut. ments have been asked to pre-
gthat MabelBooys was unworthy o "I'd like to see some of her work. It may be- well, well, one never pare for discussion mmoranda
"Letters stating tha Mabel Bojoys was unwort knows. She may have been a great.. anyway, perhaps a good artist. on the main problems ecount-
giv' her name to this art centre- Supposing one day some of her paintings hang in the new centre and all ered in their planning, progra-
mme, come," said the Mayor from the floor, taking those mean little gossips are forced to eat their words." mmes.
'f his private capacity. "We decided not to go :"None of her paintings will evcr hang in that place," said Mrs. the p.nel of lecturers ard
Remnant, without slowing down. discussion leaders includes .
is. "And why not'" Alyn Mayne. Consultant t
Said I should think we'd all like to k n o w "And why no Alin Mayne. .onsulant
cried Mrs. Rh anth a l aggressively, "Because I've got them all- the one, she sld to the Maternity Home Economic Planning, A'
cied'Mrs. Remnant aggressively. and the Infirm '. Oh dear, my poor head iche. I do need a cup Washington, D.C.; Prote
not ask," a quiet male speaker intervened. of ea! Jan Inbergen, rector oi
'r. -one .- p" *i r r'r t rl -t j n,-Ct i. I S... -.S- he --- ,-. g a.. ave h m a:dm -a-t ins tinia2 ,a.n'avipp-a g ,r y. s r i u ".a i nTt lg -b t.-'NaL
on Mabs Boojoys in my presence, nor in public either," She gave him a nod which was not inviting, but h followed her into the le tHague. Netherlands;
said M. Tol.ngton. house and waned while she put the kenle on. W: Arthur L e *' 1, 'Sr
said Mrs. Councillor Daglish asked for o o the m er. The reviving effect of three cups of strong tea on Mrs. Remnant's ter Chancellor of the Univ/rsi
Councillor Dglish asked ora te on e te.pament gained tor Paul his She took him up .into her attic of the West Indies; Ur/ Ren
rouild the assembly like to hear the reasons. It might be and dusted off various canvases wrapped in brown paper. The attic was Dumont of the Advisory Com-
b e t e r if the whole thing was hushed up (he frowned at fairly well lit light enough, at any rate, to display the total mediocrity of mitree on Scentific a.,d Lrcch-
P au 1) for the sake of newcomers and outsiders. During Mabel Boujoys' flower paintings. nical hesearch, PaNs, France;
the s h o w of hands on ths point Paul, out of loyalty to "Very nice" said Paul. And that was what they were, alas: very nice. Dr. Rafael Pic6, President of
Mrs. Remnant an he group, raised his arm quickly I he Paul fl: extremely sad. He longed for the sake of Mrs. Remnant as much tlue Civernment Development
as for the vindication of Mabel Boojoys. to have been able to rave in that Bank, Commonwealth ol Puer-
had been appalled before, he was dismayed now; his feel- st ffy attic about the discovery of true primitive unappreciated genius, to Kico and Or Eugene Staley,
ing for the art centre was sinking lower and lower. It sank Douanier Boojoys. .. But these little masses of well-arranged blossoms Directr of Basic Research,
to its lowest ebb when he heard Councillor Daglish mum- evoked nothing from him but wonder at the tremendous industry of the Internal onal Development
ble that Mrs. Boojoys had once been guilty of public dis- painter- there were so many of them. Centre, Stdulord Research In-
hones. She had presided over an art show of hr own "It's just as I told you- she was my friend, and she painted flowers." utute, Caifrnia.
honesty. She had presided over an art sow o er own aid Mrs. Hemnant, beginning to wrap the path t : squares up again. As an imp rlant by-prodact
paintings at the Town Hall, some ten years back, and had Didn't she paint any portraits?"- Paul said to cwver up his disap- of the Seminar, the lectures
pocketed a third of the entrance takings the stewards had pointment. and ,uminares of ie en ing
checked. "Only one, and that gives methe creeps. I never did anpoove of dis-ussions will be pubashe
"Good heavens!" said Paul, but he was only h e a r d anyone sitting for hours and hours in front afa looking gl ss,"siid Mrs in Eiglish, French and Spanish
by Mrs. Remnant who had a handkerchief to her ye emnant uninvitingly. It's that onr, over there." She let Paul undo it eJluioa. (CARIBO)
bFay M rs. mnant, w ha a handkerchief to her s. himself, watching him in superstit ous gloom.
"Fancy dragging up that against the poor woman! Mrs. At last a mystery was laid bare: The reason for the strong wave of-
Remnant gulped. emotion in the meeting-hall proclaimed itself with a dropping of dusty paper.
"And that's not all!" cried a shrill feminine voice That exquisite narcissistic self-portraic which was the only beautiful thing Another Car Runs
from the Mayor's right. "'Remember the painter she had Mabel Boojoys had painted glimmered like a presence under attic beams.
living with her!" Was it the Mayoress? At any rate the Its bold yet fragile features wore a suffused look of mockery. The portrait Over Precipice
exclamation came from battle face made ofdough, with was beautiful not because Mabs Boojoys was an artist (save perhaps in liv-
exclamation came from a little face made o dough, with ing) but because she was beautiful in herself During those long hours of
lashless sockets and a round mouth-hole. Never had Paul concentrated truthfulness before her mirrow she had set it all down. Two young girls and the well-
so lo n g e d for some exquisite creature to slip her arm "Her to the life," said Mrs. Remnant. known tailor of Roseau, Mr. Ivan
through his and lead him away. "Oh, but :f she had lived!" cried Paul. recollecting all the plain hefty Donval, sustained serious injuries
"She was an artist!" Mrs. Tollington almost howled. faces in the arts centre, and how he had gazed searchingly.. for what. when a new Fiat, driven by the ow-
"S as have to be dent same as the rst hof we For the image gay, the phantom of delight. For this very face. still the ne, Mr. Hesketh (C. B.) Casimir
"Artists have to be decent same as the rest of s, we most beautiful face in the borough: the face which had dazzled the Mayor ran off the road and ended upside-
can't name our new centre after a woman that wasn't re- and come near to making the new arts centre a national laughing stock. down at the bottom oftaprecipice-oh-
spectable," retorted the shrill oice. Paul then realized that "You cn take that one away, if you like," said Mrs. Remnant. "I'd the Giraudel Road. The teen-age
in the show of hands most of the younger women in the never be able to look her in the eyes again, after tonight." car of Citronnighter, ar rcovring a
room had been in favour of hushing the matter up. home after treatment and X-ray in
"Well, it's petty and mean. ." he began, atholic And Communist hospital but Mr. Dorival has been
"Order!" coughed out Councillor Daglish. "The Exchange Greeings detained with a dslocate neck.
question now before us is, are we going to vote again on hi Heseth Casimir and another pas-
the naming of this centre, or will the house a c c e p t the VATICAN CITY, Jan. 5 CP: Soviet Premier Khrush- engerescapeturning to Roseau two Sun-
second name on the list, that of J. Reynolds, as the b e s t chev and Pope John exchanged New Year's Greetings, a days ago after a christening party at
alternative in this unfortunate situation'" Vatican source said today. the home of Mrs. Oscar's sister.



Pest Control For
Grain Storeda In

A ew technique for reduce
Ing instct attacks on grain
.roled in the 'rop.cs has been
developed at the Pest Infesta-
tion LaLuratory ot Britain's
Agricultural Research Council
at Slough, near London.
Ihte technique aims to pre-
vini aiuon aiter insect
already present in the grainl
have been killed by fuinmguiion.
It involves covering the grain
stacks with h. avy muslin sheets
which allow the tumigant to
pass through-bu. not thin-
sect.. l-unimgtiun is carried oui
by pumping methyl bromide
vipour into the stcred gram
while it is covered by muslin
and a thick poythene sheet fit-
ted with instcitproof ventilation
holes. (Use ot a polythene
sl,cet alone without venmlatlon
l.oles leads to condensaiion
and spoilage oI grain by mould )
Coating sacks with biLk
layers 0o contact insecticide
chemicals has not been tully
buccessful, because insects cat,
crawl quickly through the
poresin the jute sacking and
avo d. contact with the chemi-
cals So far no significant resis-
tance hps been found in insects
to fumigants such as meith I
Overseas pest control officer.
are learning tne dlast Briush
methods of crop control and
hope to use the knowledge
tries .xports One officer from
the lminisry of Irade and In-
dusilr -rtc.ioHis, i lludyilig
in britain uidei ihe U K.-
Sieria-Leone ihchnical aSsi.'jce
sL rirmc.
"WhaI I am lear, ug is e.x-
tremiey impfittanit as'ii i1 isail
for teira-Leune to bring our
methods ot intestation contlrtl
and lurmigadon ul stored cer-
cals and cocoa up to the sand-
ard of our neighbouts", he told
a currespondciit.
Without proper protection
up to 20 ptr cent of grain pro-
ducts in store can be eaten b\
insects and ioden-s so it is extre-
mely important to our economy
to adopt the methoes of fumi-
gation and infestation control
usd in Britain" he added

Fatal Plane Crash
At Piarco

Jorgny Somnelius, 34, son of a pro-
minent Swedish newspaper publish-
er was fatally injured in the crash of
his single-engined plane at Piar-
co International Airport. He died
on the way to hospital after being
pulled from the flaming wreckage
His passenger, photographer Erik
Standmark, well-known in Trinidad,
.survived. They were returning from
a photographic t ri p through the
Caribbean taking pictures which
Somnelius hoped to use in a book
he was writing.

---ILea Resig

w 11 become nurses, public health
inspectors, midwives and school
Regional and other courses need
staff specially skilled in health
education, and the society believes
this specialised education for a
limited number of senior students
should be provided in the United
The society's funds come from
charitable trusts, private individuals,
and business firms.
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For Liquor Licence
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Four Business krumah And Tshoriibe Dean Resigns
Firms Grant ACCRA-(ANP)-Katanga's secession and the many stuemps to o Gen
Scholarships reverse it has n.,w become a familiar refrain. Toe ULnted Nations i; so WASHINGTON 4th Jan- CP: Arthur
heavily committed to br:ng about the integration of the minzral-rich pro- Dean has submitted his resignation
Four local firms are to be vince into the Congo Republic, that the time of decision seems to have as chief'United States Negotiator at
congratulateJ on their pJaO- co' rl: Disarnament Conference in
lic srt in warding Recent y Conga Prime Mini.ster Cynrie Adoula issued a Wi.Vie Paper Ceneva.
iic spirit in awarding Se. wbich develops m daetal the poinr that PresJcni M.,se I'shornoe o,. Katan- .
condary education scholar go has nevcr intended to reach any agiecnieiit on ending secession. On TI'E~
ships worth 10oo a year the heels of the issuance of ne. wmite paper Tsahornme dispatched a cabl:
each for five years, which to President Kwamn Nkrumin of Ghana, charlng t(,it the UN, minruenced Application3 a r e invited
sum covers tuition, b o o ks by th: Ultc6d Srates, 's preparminga tn:rd wir in .atang.t wim a view to for full-time courses, f r o m
and stationery. Parents of etermnating the black people in this region of Africa." to e Univsity of 0 x f o
He ascribed the real in i,tvc ij t e ucaton of theCo,o to the University of Ox f o r d
t h e scholars (who are all "the hidden desire of th, U. S. to piondEr the richs of Katanga and to Institute of Education, not
from primary schools o u t piralyzce lireeconomic lfe of:ric.i leading to degrees or named
side Roseau) will be respon- However, Pre;ident N sible for board and lodging. the charge and denounced Tsnooc's citort to sek Pat-ArCdlan support sy for teachers and other
The w i nn ne r s ot the and recogl:tion of his secessionist governnentr. in duca
Said Nkrumah: '1 must depiore ie act tha t h you should make workers in
sc h larships, according to such accusations against a foreign power wnich you do not appear to have The curriculum w I I in-
the G. I. S. release, a r c taken the trouble to substantiate . must iniKx it clear at tle olcset that elude studies of Education
W i 1 k i n son Williams ol I am not addressing you as a head of state or of a government, for I do not in England and Wales, Gom-
Marigot G o v e r n m e n t rc"ogmze you in either capacity. I am addressing you as a fellow African monwealth studies, English
School (Van Geest Indus- who has, I believe, been led into very great errors by unscrupul-us exrarna L a n g uage Attachment to
inieres s.
t r e s Scholarship), Marcia "I write to you in the hope tha. it may iit be too late to appeal to Schools and Education offices
J. Wallace of Marigot Gov- the element of African patriotism, which I am sure nutst sill slumber in for practical work, Univer-
ernment (L. R o s e & Co. you, and to invite you to use whatever degree of freedom of action that still S i t y lectures and further
Scholarship). C 1 a r i s s a remains to you for the good of the Congo and Africa. e d u c ation in Mathematics,
Etienne of Mahaut Govern-1 "You will remember from the various appeals I have made to you a HSt t
,School / staphanpetsonally that I have always invitedd auention to the risk of sell out mi Atn- geography, History etc.
ment School (J Astapha -a, ifwe do no. seek political unty among ourlves as a primary cuncen. T h e s e courses are for
& Co. Scholarship),. a n d The whole object of my stand in the unoruna e Congo situation is to a period of from two to three
Beverly P. Louis of Dub- ensure that a strong and United.Congo will emerge, which will be able to terTms, the first starting in
lane G. S. (E.Nassief & Co. resist any attacks on its sovereignty and to put the Congo in a position to September, and are open to
Scholarship). This brings hblp the speedy. realization of ihe political unification of Africa." raduate or n oi -graduate
thtotal n mbe of tbh e s'e Noting tna t shombe, by his actions hasmade an necessary struggle uae or n oat
the total m er o t e against the territorial integrnty of the Congo seem like a legiuimate r"ug"le Students who; ay-: apply as
scholarships to fifteen.m for independence, Nkrumah added, 'All you ha,.e b.en doin,, inrfact, ,t r e CO g.ifl izf sponsored or,
make use of the asii.ince of ~o)erful financl interests who are covetous private candi
Health News o. Africa's we.lih in oldr to throw the new Coilgo Republic into jeopar Further ( c a nhbe
Healt PProm tion I dy and confus.un. II you continue to reSst the unty t the Congo, you obtained frn Ministry
e i will really be holding back the progress and unty, not ol y o th at o untry,
Developing "%dantries ,,u or Aifica as a whole." of Labour at Se r-
TrainingS in health educi- He a,ked th: Kinaca leader "What do you aet Irom rfihting to vices. ,,
non. in Thie everopinv g secur fiire see'sion 1 aangai -
counries, is the aim of the neily- He pointed out that "the Congo is the very heart of Africa. its Medical Board
formed British Socirty for' Inerna- success or failure is therefore a matter ufvital concern to us all it is because
ional Health Education. ol this and ..the fact hdat Africa need, strong unnary government, capable It is hereby noticed f o r
A ioc ety spokesman last week in of exercising central authur.ty tor ihc iotal mobilizaton of the nanonal effort, general information t n a t
London, that plans for future activi- that we are opposed io thc idea of establihing a federal constitution in the u n de tr the provisions of
tnes ill be discussed at a mLeting of Congo. Section 4 of the Medical
the. 50 founder members on 3rd "We should therefore endeavor to work together now, not only to Sectn ,
December, correct the mistakes of the past, but to secure the pohtical unification of Act, .I937, (No. 31 of I937),
The society was formed with a Africa il which the rights and interests of any particular group or territory, the following persons have
view to making a realistic contribu- would be the interest and concern of us all. been appointed as members
tion to the understanding of the "The object of this letter is therefore to advise you not to seek refuge of the Med cal Board for the
simple practices that promote health. in the financial interest of foreign powers or in the use of military arms and Colony of Dominica for a
Its programme includes the pro equipment, but rather to join hands with the Central government pf the
motion of regional courses in the Congo and use whatever powers you may have to straighten the unity period of two years w i th
developing countries for instructors of the Congo. Because it is unity that will save the Congo Republic, in- effect from the Ist January,
who teach the student health and cluding Katanga. Don't forget that the unity of Africa is the only bas- 1963.
education workers- who eventually nton of safety and survival for all of us in Afnrca." The S c n i o r Medical






ITERARY Clubs in Dominica play
a valuable role in stimulating
thought and discussion on public affairs
and the life of the people; t h e y are in
g e n e ra l more noted for their debating
society a s p e c t than for their profound
absorption in works of literature. In our
view they are somewhat hesitant o v e r
modern literary tends.
It gave us much pleasure to publish
a letter from the Carib Chief last Satur-
day, urging all Caribs to j o i n a new
"literary club" which would m e e t in
Roseau. This is the first time in which
a leader of the Carib community h a s
made a public declaration encouraging
his people to expand their education. It
,is an inspiring and praiseworthy rallying-

Last Ae published in People's
Post signed "Perplexed" which
w a s lizzical of present United
Natic and posed certain quest-
ions- u.l as ~iftlcd--)Ttiu.r*, ; tt"--
implies and stands for". The aims and
objects of the U. N. are set out in t"h e
Chatter and c a n be briefly stated (we'
,quote from a U. N. release) as "to main-
t a i n peace in the world, to bring about
greater individual freedom and to r ai s e
the standards of living for all men."
In the General Assembly every mem-
ber nation regardless of size has an equal
vote. In the Security Council (the Exe-
cutive for maintenance of peace) e a c h
member has the power of veto. Of its
eleven members, five are permanent and
six are elected annually by the General
Assembly. The "v e t o" complicates
matters and is probably the reason behind
our correspondent's query.
Regarding the second question s u b-
mitted, Britain, France and Belgium have
"special interests" in the Belgian Congo
and have not therefore been asked to sup-
ply troops. The U. N. now consists of
iio member countries of which m o r e
t h a n 50 have supplied military or civil
personnel to assist in the Katanga opera-
tion. A majority of the nations h a v e
contributed financially to s u p p o r t the
phased "Plan of National Reconciliation"
d r -a ft e d by the Secretary-General, U
Thant, and agreed to in principle b u t
not implemented by Moise Tshombe.
Question 3: the writer compares Sov-
iet "suppression" in Hungary with U. N.
operations in the Congo. Soviet action
in Hungary was unilateral; we see no
comparison. Incidentally Brunei is an
autonomous British protected s t a t e in

cry, and should draw together the small
proud remants of a race which, in Dom-
i ni c a alone, successfully defied the in-
vaders from Europe for two and a half
Even if the club had been named a
literacy club rather than a literary club,
that would not have diminished its impoit-
ance. The Caribs, like other enquiring
minds in the confines of Dominica, a r e
mentally on the alert now, and we hope
that their club, once established, wi 1 1
flourish and bring a new stimulus to the
interesting times in which we live. More-
over, we admire the rousing tone of the
youthful Chief's final words "'Be proud
that you are a Carib."

which td British Government, by a 1959
treaty with) thepresent Sultan, is respon-
sible for defence and external affairs.
Question 4? The Fourth (Trusteeship)
passed to the General Assembly several
resolutions relating to the education and
protection 1 of Africans in Angola a n d
self determination for the territory. The
principles have b e e n accepted by the
General Assembly and w ill be further
debated at the next session.
Question 5: the difference is in t h e
point of view of the enquirer. We re-
mind readers of the old saying "It all
depends upon whose ox is gored." The
three examples given would be regarded,
according to the viewpoint, as e i t h e r
"preventative aggression," "unwarranted
aggression" or "an attempt to contain and
r e s ol v e the conflict." One national
leader's opinion is printed on p. 3-
"Nkrumah and Tshombe."

Question 6 asks "who am I to recog-
nise as the 'United Nations' ". U. N.
is the majority opinion of the World As
sembly of Nations: like any other demo-
cratic assembly agreement is not neces-
sarily unanimous.

Our correspondent and others will
have gathered by now that we support the
principle of a United Nations Assembly
taking decisions on world security. Like
all man-made institutions such an organ
i s a t i o n has certain imperfections, but
surely half a loaf is better than no bread.
U.N. agencies such as WHO,
UNESCO, FAO, ILO etc. etc. a r e
the most powerful combined force for
alleviating the many ills of mankind that
has ever come into being.

31 New Street, Roseau. Tel. 307
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Annual Stabscriptions: Town $5.00 Country 86.00
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I remain,
Yours truly,
C. G PHILLtP Roseau

Still Dry

Sir,-Permit me priority
on your press to observe to
Government that it is now
nine months since Colihaut
has been without its water
supply: previous observations
have been given to the ones
concerned in order to safe-
guard the villagers.
The condition of the river
is against the health of the
public and sacrifices are
made by the people to collect
their water at a special point
above the village; worse of it
was an ablaze of fire in the
home of Mr. Clayton George
last week when this man had
many losses through no water.
Can any one say who is

discover whether it is possible to
anticipate vol c a n i c activity by
geophysical means.
Measurement of the gravity and mg .
nctic fields over the six volcanic
islands to be visited, St. Kitt's,
Nevis, Dominica, St. Lucia,
St. Vincent, and Montserrat, is ex.
pected to yield information on the
nature of volcanic cores existing there.
Any changes in the nature of the
cores would, it is believed, be detec-
ted as a result of the observations of
the geophysicists.
In particular, an attempt will be
made to develop a method of detect-
ing any tendency of a volcanic cone
to melt presaging a possible eruption.
The two-man team of experts will
consist of Dr. D. J. Masson Smith
and Mr. E. M. Andrew both of the
geophysical division of Ovetseda
Geological Surveys. (BIS)

Voodoo Battle
Police routed peasant members of a
witchcarft cult and burned down
their town in a pitched battle in
which more than 45 persons were




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Scotts Head responsible
Expecting to know at-
Visitors-Beware! next issue.
Sir.- Last Christmas day. F. R. LECOINTE,
in comp-ny with the acting Colihaut
manager of the Soufriere Estate,
I was going for a bath at
Scotis Head. When we reached
thet area where stands those raise
huge manchineel trees, w P ise
stood discussing way, For Armours
and means of improving
'hat beach; I pointed out to Sir, -- Please permit me to offer
him that a great hazard was my hearty, sincere and warm
being creaiLd by allowing peo. congratulations to the indefatigable
pie from anywhere to come and Dr. Armour and his culturally dig-
Clig sand around trees imdiscri- unified help mate for having shewn
minately, having the roois ex- their appreciation of the importance
-posed which, after a whi e, are of scholastic achievement as a strong
cut by Ihe people around for safeguard against economic depres-
firewood, there by making sion.
those trees a menace to pass- They have, in a paterfamilia-
ers-bv. And believe me, Mr. manner, after a full measure of sues
Editor, we had hardly moved cessful "by the sweat of thy -
away when one otf hobe trees brow- thou- shall eat bread"to:l,
(about 50 ft tah) came right most foresightedly Armour plated
down at our back We had a themselves with fully qua ified profes-
narrow escape a, had -e stayed siona! so n s viz. an agricultural
one minute longer where we engineer, a civil engineer, a lawyer
were, it would have meant ins- and now a medical practitioner.
tant dei th'or serious injury to Here's to Health, Happiness.
boib of us. Long Life and a Prosperous Future
In giving publicity to this, to those charming, exemplary pleasant
I feel I am in du y bound so to families --
do as ie dabge is still there. "Honour and shame on no
Some of those loose trees are condition rise;
still around, ad motorists or 'Act well your part, there all
pede thans w there for the honour lies!"
_- *1r_4b_.-r-ca ,-- ex..... ,h rI. .L-WtSH Wt ER. Roseau
cise Their good judgment when
in that area and take no chan.
ces especially when the a strong '
wind is blowing Knowing how Geophysical Sui-
lethargic a people we are, it
would not surprise me that this Vey of Volcanic
condition of things in that sec- Islands
tion might remain until some- Isla
one is killed or some car dam-
aged and onlythen will a move Two higly qualified geophysicists of
aged and only then will a move the Overseas Geoloical Surveys
be made. !o a g a in I say the Overseas Geological Surveys
". b a a in section of the Department of Tech-
WAnking Mr. Editor nical Co-operation in Britain will
acnkg o Mr. Ed v.sit the West Indies in January.
for space, Th,. e r, ro ,ir v ;i .







S__ t L'DX _'R 2 16 OIIA HkL

Kenneth Pearson meets the
Diplomats Of Endsleigh St.
The British Council representative introduces the graduate fiom Africa-
"Whip him up the Euston Road for a cup of tea," 1-e whispers "You never
know, he might be the next Prime Minister."
At the- headquarters of the Na- The N. U S. was born in Lon-
1.onal Union of Students they are don in 1922 with barely twopence
equipped for anything: for the to its name, and now enjoys an an-
Spanish girl found weep ng on steps nual income of 35,000 Its mem.
(she boadJed a plane for Athens bership has risen from 85,000 to
and wound upat Gatwick); for the 186,oco in the past five years It re-
indian who arrived at Oxford and presents 97 per cent. of the ,tudcpt
found his thesis had been rejected body. It speaks for over 400 colleges;
and he was not wanted (a Prcsiden- for every one in fact, except for a
trial letter to Macmillan, Chancellot few colleges at Cambridge and Im-
of the University, fixed that); and perial College in London. All of
for the English student who said, Oxford is affiliated. Communist in-
"I'm a member cf the Union. I'm fluence in the early 1950s, now not married, but here's my baby." minated, did something to delay its
Nurse, diplomat, host, publisher progress.
and oreanisar, the N.U.S. celebrated At Endseigh Street, in Londrn, its
its fortieth ann verrary last week, and organisation, operated by fifty emplo-
with unashamed confidence labelled yees, controls a number of dynamic
i t s brochure, "1the First Forty departments. Its travel section,
Years." And these have been years founded to cut down fares woiks
during which the fast growing stud- with a turnover of halt a millo,
--nt- poFulation of this country has pounds a year. It charters planes foi
found its voice in domestic affairs Paris, Rotterdam, Nice, Barcelona,
and international politics. It has a Milan and other Continental cities
ring that politician; heed and East each week A second office publish.
European caucuses regard as an iter- es some dozen books and pamphlets
mal irritant, a year. Twenty thousand freshman
Today, when the student world is are given "The Guil: i o
split in two-divided between the London" every October. "Student
International Union of Studen', News" has a circalatton of 25,000.
(Ccmmunist and with forty mtm- "Choosing a Career" helps the gra-
bers) and the International Students duate. And its "Educational Chari-
Conference (uncommitted and wi.h ties and Trusts a guide to financial
eighty -embers)-the N.U.S fights aid. was until recently unique in its
for the lIheral rights of Asia and A- field, wheu N.U.S, pressure J'-ced
fricaandoften senses political change the Government to undreiaKe the
before its effect involves opposing task.
Governments. Its significance can Its vacation work department
I.o longer be underrated. 'places 2,500, students a year in jobs.
I thr nr these aeIre. Lto
iZZar -S ilt Ul.i., overseas students, largely Nigerian;
Eu p and it refuses to consider'offers
Eur pe which stipulare"'British only," or
Britons did not have to "African only"' for that matter. Its
"dream of a white Ch risnias", education and welfare section points
it was there in full force with our "the stupidities of Government
freezing temperatures, blizz Bills." It rnin summer schools,
ards at d fog. On Thursday farm camps a debating tournament
last week, two trains co:lideJ and an annual drama festival, In
ir, the blizzard near Crewe, short, it's a word of its own.
k llng eighteen and injuring Sabstartial membership n'w
more than thirty persons here gives N. U.S. a weight and
was a foot of ,n w al! over a ithotity little realised. Its memo-
England and the continent was
hard hit by the bitter weather,
it being estimated in Spain Nuclear Quads
alone that the loss to th: citrus Four families in parts of
crop w o u 1 d exceed $100M the world produced quadruplets over
(W. 1. ). Football the Christmas- New Year season. In
were postponed, airfields closed Mexico on Christmas eve, two boys
and ports slowed up. Alter a and two girls were born to Mrs
few hours of thaw, New Year's Maria de Ventura, but all ort them
eve brought fresh blzzir s o died, although the mother is making
England with dozens of tovwn a fur recovery. On December 30
and villages cur off by snow- in Philadelphia, Pa., U. S. A.,
drifts as high as fourteen feet, Aerospace Engineer Alvin Spector's
road, rail and air-traffic in wife gave birth to three boys and a
chaos again and many trapped girl only one boy survived, for a
in their cars. More snow was few days, but he died on Jan. 3. In
forecast. Riga, Latvia behind thelron Cur-
Light relief was c used by tain, quadruplets (all boys) were de-
the sale ol "long, warm, un- livered on New Year's Eve to a
glamourous" bloomers in shops 27 year old teacher. They have
up and down the country and been named after four Soviet Space-
the enjoyment of the children men Yuri, Andrian, Gherman,
oLnmany snowball fights; in one and Pavel.
case a boy was badly burnt In Manila, Philippines, quadru-
from being hit by a snowball plets were born on New Year's Day
it nit his pants packet, explod- and doing well but the parents are
ing fireworks he was carrying! wondering how they will provide
-il for the new arrivals. The father
Still Smoking Alfredo Ylanda has six children
WIGAN, Jan. 2 CP: Police are already and a meagre income as a
searching for a New Year's reveller mechanic. The quads are named
who left his false teeth, still tightly Adelia, Bella, Celia, and Dina and
-gripping a cigar, in the Wigan Ci- Weighed between 2.2 and 2.64
vic Centre. pounds apiece.

randum to the Robbins committee,
con idering the whole field of higher
education, makes it clear that there
exists a large student potential not
getting to university. This it de-
plores at a time when Britain's
leadership among nations must more
thao ever depend on the full
tion of its manpower.
It hopes, too, for experiments in
community education, a system
whereby, say in Leicester, its
university, its college of art, its
domestic science college and its
training college would share one
campus with a federal committee
keeping a paternal eye on all.
Its suggestion to Sir Edward
Hale's Lommittee on teaching
methods advocates a course of
gaining for university person-
nel, running, perhaps, along-
side !he r first six month ot
office. "You can't make a good
lecturer, "they say, "but you
can improve a had one." And
;s list ot recommendations'to
the University Grants Com-
mittee was recently held by its
chairman, Sir Keith Murray,
o be oi model of ts kini.
Cont. on page 9

The Coloniai Air
Navigation (Amend-
ment) Order
1962 No. 2597

It is hereby notified for
general information. that the
above mentioned Statutory In-
strument came into operation
In the Uhited Kingdom on the
9th December, 1962. The
-CT'ooiy.'oromi mica is one
the territories to which his
Order applies.

2. A copy of the aforesaid
Order can be seen on appli-
cation at the Office of the
Ministry of Communication
and Works.

Ministry of Communications
and Works, DOMINICA.
S 31st December, 1962.
7 0. No 1I Jau, 12

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One tenth of a second separated George Kerr of Jamaica and England's hobbic
Brightwell as they flashed over the finishing line of the quarter mile, during the
Vl th Commonwealth Games in Perth, Western Austrblia
Kerr's gold medal winning time was 46.7 seconds, one second outside the
world record while A. Armolo (Ghana), centre, was third, also in 46.8 seconds.


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Whenever you visit a sick friend be sure !'
to take a bottle (f Limacol. Linacol
cools and comforts, brings qui*k ielk, ie
from fever and headaches, makes ;. re-
J freshing sponge bath. Yoi can never !i
have too much Limacol,- thr T'ilr.
Lotion with a multitude of uses for
everyone, sick or well. Limacol is the
gift that's always welcome.


Jamaican Wins Commonwealth Title By .i

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SATURDAY, JAN' .9RY 6r, 1963


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Tetrapods In The Persian Gulf

An irgcnious type of concrete blck will next
year be helping to protect the harbour at Das Island,
off the Arabian coast, against storms.
Known as ''tet rrpeds".these blocks may be vi-
sualised as a central sphere around which are equally
spaced fot r iiuun aied c ne-sl.recd I. ~s. When a
number of tctraoods are pl iced in pobitnon these legs
interlock giving a iinumber ffavanrages over ordin-
ary recta gulir bl,.cks.
When the harbour was built at Das in 1957, it
was planned as a temporary facility, sin e it was not
then known that oil would be fourd. Now that oil
production is under way it is necessary to make the
harbur- breakw iler ieirmanent.
Model tests carried ,ut at at hvd-au'ics labora-
tory showed that storm wives f up to 17 feet in
height should be allowed, f r. Supplies of natural
rock on the island were limited and it was decided
to use tetiapod artificial b'ccks.
The blocks vili be made at a sne-,a yard set up
on the isan;j, wh ie .a in' is ab.ut rt start. The
tetrapods will be made with sulphate resisting
cement and be required to cu e for a month before
being placed in position. All the casting should be
completed in about 7 months. (1IS)

S. o. S. Optimistic Over Federation

London Conf
The Secretary of State Mr. Dun
When he gave out a press statement. bt
-He *aid that,, after his tour ofthe is
the possibility of failure to form the ni
Government had aheady decided that
_"- T( ..?~j .-. -.. .. slne r. -*rdje.. thrl
issues. He hlnted that a British
Minister nught visit the islands dur-
ing the initrmn. se ftlt sure that
there was a willingness and desire to
federate and on the economic side
he said that the British Government
was still willing to give financial aid
to those of the colonies needing help,
in accordance with the White Paper
statement. Mr. Sandys was satisfied
that in time the proposed federation
would become economically viable.
After detailed explanations the
Secretary of State left behind a
greater atmosphere ofconfidence than
had hitherto existed. (CP)
Government Asks Interim
According to a rekase from the
Dominica Government Information
Service, in the short interview that
the Secretary of State had with the
Government delegation prior to his
departure for Barbados, the Chief
Minister submitted the case for interim
financial assistance for roads, agricul
tural credit and schools; this will be
needed to bridge the gap between
the last C. D. & W. grant (now
exhausted) and the date when the
next grant will become available.
Roads, it was pointed out, were
very necessary to encourage, the
large numbers of Dominicans return-
ing from the U. K. to go on the
land. The point was well taken
by the S. o. S. but he felt that
people in these parts depended on
Government to wait upon them
rather than helping themselves:
moreover, he pointed out, the U. K.
Government was spending over
2M on Commonwealth couptris,
of all which money had to be earned
on the export market.
The delegation pointed out
how much people were

erence in June
can Sandys was in optimist c mood
before leaving: Barbodos for Jamaica
lands, he refused even to consider
w federation and 'that the British
the \Xest Ind an leaders would meet
mB .. .-r-. --. ... ..-- .
particularly in contributing rnmre y
and free labour for the building
of tceder roads.
In giving their views on the pro-
posed federation, the Government
was of the opinion that this should
be formed on the basis of the White
Paper decisions. Mr. Sandys was
given a memorandum on the detailed
requirements for interim financial
assistance and promised to give them
sympathetic consideration after study.

Stabits Rule The Waves

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The weirdly shaped pieces of concrete are not a new style in modern sculpture
Named "'tabits", they are the latest British idea for taming the waves More
than 600 of them are at present being installed at Shoreham Harbour. in Sussex,
England, to protect the root of one of the harbor's br-akwa ers by dissipetag
the power of the waves wntch strike it.
The stabits are designed to be used in a sloping, interlockirg double layer.
They have already been used at Benghazi in North Alrica, and tests in Britain's
National Hydiaulics Research Laboratory have confirmed their efficiency in tak ng
the stng out of waves up to 32 feet high.
Moulded from high-quality concrete, they can be produced in any size to suit
.local cir diti ms anywherere in the world.
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to the Government of Grenada.'
3. The MmnisteSs of the seven other
territory. re-affirmed their convict-
tion that Federation offers the best
prospect for the economic and poli-
tical progress of the territories. They
emphasised that the uncertainty of
about Grenada's attitude did not in
any way affect the determination of
their governments to proceed with

Does your mirror show
you embarrassing.t un-
sightly pimples, acne or
blackheads ? Let the
penetrating powers oD
Alosulph Lotior
quickly and effectively

Official Statement this plan and they welcome e an- clear up these troubles
The following is the agreed surance by Mr. Sandys cf the British
The following s the agreed ffi- Government's continued readiness to liU Alcosulph Lotion will
ci tateent from te Regional support this project irrespective of give you a smooth, clear
Council of Ministers:- whether Grenada decided to partici- skin. a lighter, brighter
The Secretary of State for the Col- pate. s k in t bt
onies, Mr. Duncan Sandys held a p complexion you will be
meeting in Birbados with Ministers 4- It wasnotedthat the egisla. oroud of.
of the territories concerned on the tures of Montserrat, St. Kitts-Nevis o
28th and 29th December to consider Angullla and St. Vincen. had
the next steps to be taken to imple- already passed resolutions expressing N D
ment the agreed conclusions of the general approval of the recommcn- SKIN TROUBLES
London Conference of May, 1962 daions of the London Conferene r WIN
regarding the establishment of a as set out in the White Paper (No. .
West Indian Federation The Pre- 1746) The Ministers of Ant gua,, .
mier of Barbados and the Chiefarbados, Dominica, and St. Luhe elective remedy for skin blemshes
Ministers of Antigua, Dominica, stated that it was their intent l O nhe eflectiveeremedysforaskinablernsba.
Ministers of Antigua, Dominica, seek di from their and infections such as latta marks, eo-
Montserrat, St. Kitts-Nevis Anguilla, likewise to seek decisions from their ema. athlete's foot, oricklv heat and
St. Lucia, aud St. Vincent attended, legislatures during the course of rashes ot all kinds
2. In view of the current discussions January.
between the Government of Grenada 5. It was also noted that the
and the Government of Trinidad and expert enquiries on Fiscal Matters,
Tobago regarding a possible union Civil Service Organisation, Econo- that after the reports of the enquiries E. O. LEBr ANC
between the two countries the Gov- mic Development and the proposed had been received a British Minister (Chief Minister of Dominca)
ernment of Grenada was not repre- Customs Union which had been would come to Baroados to hold W. H. BRA BLF
sented at the nmeting. The Secre- set in tran at the Londot 'Confei- preparatory discussions with the (Chief Minister of Montserrat)
tary of State explained that whenence were well advanced and that Ministers of the territories concerned. C. A. P. SOUTHWELL
the Government of Grenada sought reports were expected within the Signed DUNCAN SANDYS (Chief Minister of S:. Kitts-Nevis-
his permission to examine this matter next three months. (Secretary of State for the Colonies) Anguilla)
with the Government of Trinidad 6. In the light of this it was de. V. C. BIRD G. CHARLES
and Tobago he had replied that he cided to aim at convening a con- (Chief Minister of Antigua) (Chief Minister of St. Lucia)
would not wish to raise any object- ference in London next June to E. W. BARROW E. T. JOSHUA
tion on the understanding that these reach final decisions about the form (Premier of Barbados) (Chief Minister of St, Vincent)
initial discussions would be purely ofthe Federation. T A i
exploratory and without commitment 7, In order to facilitate the work R ea d h e H R A L D
either to the British Government or of the Conference it was agreed


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S.ATkJD'.DLY, JANUARY 12, 1963

Book Review

"Training For Community Development"

by T. R. Batten
Reviewed by Peter Marris


and help to see them carried out: he cannot decide what these needs are.
He must, then, be the agent of local government Would his position not
be much easier if he was also paid by them?
The device of taking some of the initiative for progress away from the
local community into the hands of a central government agency may help tj
rid development of political controversy and the avoidance of such con-
troversy was a favourtie problem for discussion on Mr. Batten's roorses.
But is this really an advantage Local o itics tend to be LeJ v.Led by
traditional tribal or factional fends of little contemporary relevance, and so

How are nations, composed for the most part of conservative agricul- long as the really important problems are treated as properly non controver-
tural communities to transform themselves into modern democracies Isail, there no issue around which to organise more rational politic Cf
Ambitious industrial enterprises, as sophisticated in their administration as course, if votes are to be won or lost on questions of community develop-
their technology, threaten to divorce economic progress from the people, men', its adn in station w:ll cften be frustr. ed by the incon-
alienating the men and women who run them from the rural society which s stencies and c o nf i c t s of democracy, Lut the democracy
sustains them. How are village and factory to be integrated in a concerted will g ai n tar more: it will at last have take over, at every
evolution, At first sight a government community development service level, respond ability for its own welfare, The social and economic revolu-
d.signed to stimulate each village to rake charge of its own advancement, tion aftr which the new nations are striving will have established its roots.
seems the ideal complement to the spectacular centre pieces of a five-year h the communityfor theikind appre-
plan. And yet, reading T. R. Batten's latest discussion of the role of CM. Sees Christ- tn shown durig the year and
community development, I became increasingly doubtful. TPr I at hoped thoir support would continue
In the first place, the practical difficulties are daunting. Mr. Batten mas o behal of the Institute. who wish
himself has no illusions. The theme of his introductory chapters might be Portsmo th you a merry Xmas and a happy
summarized with stark hopelessness in this advertisement: New Year. (Contr.)
On Sunday 23rd December 1962
"uorfmunity Development Officers" beautiful Christmas Tr:e wls light-
ed at Borough Square, Portsmouth, An
"Vacancies exist in large numbers for Community Development by Mrs. Stevens, wife of Minister Annual Xmas
Officers to work in remote rural areas. Candidates should be of inspiring Hon. W.S. Stevens. The tree, the Treat Of The
peconality, with a genius for friendship, and abounding faith. A specia- first of its kind was given to the
list knowledge of rural sociology, psychology, and cultural anthropology i; town by Me.sers Van Geest Ltd. Mrs. Portsmouth In-
c;semtial. Adequate grounding will also be required in agricultural, Stevens thanked the Presid.nt of the
veterinary, and industrial techniques. Candidates must also be skilled in Woman's Institute, Miss Adelaide fant Welfare
methods of adult education. Magloire, and the organisation res-
Training of an academic nature will be provided by teachers. without possible for the lighting of the tree TheAnnual Xmas Treat ofthe
experience in the field. Successful candidates will be, required to wo k in and wished them a Merry Chtrstmas Portsmouth Infant Welfare took
teams with specialists unsympathetic to the officer's work and jealous of their and a Bright New year. placeon Sunday 3oth Dcember
own authority. Assignments are usually determined by higher authorities The Minister for Labour and 1 plac t 3on Sn t th Dece er,
with no understanding of the nature of community development, and the Social Services Mr. W. Stevens on io a 3l. pm., at the Creditw a
officer may expect to find himself in an impossible situation, behalf of the Government thanked g ating of cild ren tog r with
Suitable applicants will generally already be in a better job. Unem- Messrs Van Geest for their wonder- thering of children together with
played younger men who have recently left school, and older men without ful gift to the people and town of her parns an garians
academic training need not apply. Portsmouth. The Institute, he said The occasion was graced with
The pay is low and promotion very uncertain, is a wonderful organization and the he prese nce of te R rend Far.
Mr. Batten tends to make the situation seem gloomier than it iPresident and members hard-working tary ffiDea,r Mr. L.L an, Swife
because he prefers to quote failures rather that succssts. as more instru ive. people and he wished everyone Sea Canon Lane. Mi D. .Jules, .Hme
But formidable as the problems are his books are not disheartened. If com sons Greetingsg Econonmst Mrs W Joseh, and,
mruniy development officers-- and even more, perhaps, the administrators S. Joseph Social Development Ecomist, Mrse J hi ai
w-ho Etninyem -nr .I%&2- -d MK -.. r. n-. .R.-10evers. na 0. atner ll. vct aa4rV6se
men and women of very average ability can create a valuable service, with tie good work done by he t e ..e v .i i -
This approach stems from a fundamental principle: the community Insrtute and said that the decorations the gathering with a lost inspiing
must be stimulated to initiate its own development. No preconcive plan were first class, ad iresve talk, and also imp
can be laid down by the administration. The development officer is the He hoped that such a gift from advi, sing on the behavior to
servant, not of his superiors, but of his community, and so his work cannot Gtests wonld continue yearly. He be eercisd at the di bution of
be organised\within tne conventional framework of the bureaucratic hier- also congratulated the people on e i e
archy Authoritarian realttonship are out of place: the field worker turns to their wonderful Carols rendition and s Mm. anc,
his seniors for advice and help, not orders, and the same approach should was very sorry they could not take he sail a ser wc a
inform his training. part in the community singing at the Sanily ofi. cer. who dwet

Responsibility Undermined

In the concluding section Mr. Batten describes in detail his training
course at the University of London Institute of Education. He and his
wife have worked out a method of discussion which they believe
to represent the only valid relationship of teachers and student. The class
determines its own problems, selecting examples from their experience, and
work through them under the Batten's discreet guidance. The teacher is no
-authority, but simply a fellow-student more experienced in his approach to
problems. If a full-time course from October to June at London Univer-
sity for twenty students seems too expensive a training to provide a general
pattern, Mr. Batten demonstrates an a postscript how he applied the same
techniques very successfully in three five-day refresher courses in British
Yet there still seem to be a fundamental flaw in the conception of com-
munity development, which no training can overcome The Development
Officer is a servant of government in its executive, not its representative func-
tion. But his role is to stimulate local democracy, to lead communities to
concerted action for their own benefit. This, surely, should not be the funct-
ion of a public servant, but of political leadership.
The essence of democracy is that people elect leaders who will guide
and encourage them, not merely maintain in power the majority faction.
Community development suited paternal colonial rule, when the initiative
for progress- such as it was- depended upon an authoritarian bureau.
cracy. But in an independent nation, it implies distrust of representative
government. The distrust may be understandable, but by displacing one of
the fundamental responsibilities of democratic leaders on to public servants,
it undermines the growth of that responsibility.
How can a community development officer be truly the servant of his
community when it neither appoints him nor pays him? How can he be
an authoritative advocate of progress without usurping the role of elected
leaders? A civil servant can only campaign for a policy which has already
been in principle agreed by the institutions of a democracy, which alone
possesses the right and duty to make policy, Democratic institutions can,
of course, delegate their authority, but they should not expect any public
servant to work to so vague a brief as community development implies. A
community development officer can only interpret the needs of a locality,

Marigot. The Shell Steel Band he
said is doing well.
Chief Minister E.O. LeBlanc,
thanked the Women's Instiute and
said "your hard work done towards
its lighting up is not in vain." ..
"your organisation is growing from
strength to strength and the Govern-
ment welcome all of its kind in the
District Officer, A.B. Marie
then spoke, saying, "I as District
Officer wish the Institute many more
years of good works in my district for
one look at this tree so beautiful ligh.
ted all they can say is "well done Insi-
tute." My staff and I wish your
organisation and people a very merry
Christmas and a bright and prosper
ous year.
Hon. E.A. Leslie, chairman of
the evening congratulated the Wo-
men's Institute for taking care of
children and the poor.
The President and members of
the Woman's Institute wish to ex-
tend a hearty "Thank you" to all
who responded so heartily towards
purchasing lighting materials for the
tree. The President gave valuable
talk at the evening's opening. In
her talk she thanked Mr. L. Vidal
for his assistance towards the Institute
of Portsmouth.
A vote of thanks was moved by
Mrs. A, Samuel a member of the
Woman's Institute. She thanked

I Ic Lu ,Jrll U ilia U~ g U| UAJL^ #I. J
MILK, letting the parents know the
donors of the MILK, and other
obligations connected with it, and
how it should be appreciated by
Another speaker was Mrs. Lane,
who spoke briefly on the importance
of this institution, comparing it with
that of England.
Last speaker was Mrs Jules the
Home Economist, who strengthened
Mr. LeBlanc's talk, and lectured at

length to the parents on the great
benefit derived from the use of the
The President' Miss Marion Peter,
then rose to thank the speakers for
their presence and useful talk to the
parents, and also gave a briefaccount
of the birth of this Organisation in
Portsmouth in 1925 by District
Officer Mr. T.E.P. Baynes; when it
was the first of its kind in Dominica:
two foundation members have been
on the committee for the full 38 years
of its existence- Mr. N.E.B. Watty
its Treasurer, and herself, the Presi-
dent. She therefore hoped that this
good organisation wi!l continue to
keep alive in this community.
The President also took the op-
portunity, to thank Mrs. D. iobin-
son, Mrs. Conolly, Mrs. Warneford
Thomas and Nurse Romain, who
had extended their voluntary help in
the distribution of milk, so willingly,
throughout the year.
The children, parents and guard-
ians were all treated with refreshment
and buns. Carols were sung. All
left the function in gay spirits.
Contributed by: Miss Marion N.
Peter, President, Child Welfare
Clinic, P'th.

Oils & Fats
Conference 1936
The annual Oils and Fats con-
ference will be held in Barbados
on the 23rd and 24th of January,
1963, at which the Honourable
N.A.N Ducreay, Minister for Trade
and Production will attend.
Inviutions have been extended by
the Ministry of Trade and 'roduc-
tion to the Dominica Coconuts
Estates Ltd. and the Dominica
names each of members, of whom
one would be chosen from each
g r o u p to attend the conference as
advisers to the Minister.

Bribery In Union
Nashville Dec. 24, CP: A Ten-
essee Federal Judge ordered a Grand
Jury investigation into alleged at-
tempts to influence jurors and prosp-
ective jurors in the lengthy $ ,ooo,ooc
conspiracy trial of James Hoffa,
Teamsters Union leader, which end-
ed in a hung jury. Three such
attempts including one juror's report
that he had been offered Sio,ooo,
were disclosed.

The Harcourt Garter |

Optical Co. Ltd.

Of Barbados will be paying a visit about
< mid--February for the purpose of sight
Testing and furnishing of Spectacles.
All persons interested, please contact
The Dominica Dispensary Co. Ltd.
SKing Beorge V St., Boseau.
i Jan. 2z-Fcb. 9








Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell, Leader
of the Opposition in the House of
Born April 9, 1906. Member of Par-
liament since 1945. Represents Leeds
(South). Parlian entary-Se c r e t a r y,
Ministry of Fuel and Power, 1946;
Minister of Fuel an d Power, 1947;
Minister of State for Economic Affairs
March 1950; chancellorr of the Eche-
quer 1950-51; Leader of the Labour
Party 1955. _
- -------
L N DO N, Jan. 5 CP: Opposition,
Leader Hugh Gaitskell, 56, ,vas read-
mritted f--LondOn lospltai ,St nig-il
seriously ill from a virui infection.
Gaitskell is being treated for an infec-
lion causing pleurisy and pericdrdiis
His deputy. George Brown, M.P., has
officially taken up his duties as political
and parliamentary leader.

George Alfred Brown, Deputy Leader of the Oppo-
tion in the House of Commons.
Born Sepember 2,1914. Member''of Parliament
since 1945', Represents Derby (Belper division). Par-
hamentary Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour 1945;
Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture
1947; Minister of Works' i9$i.

New Year's Hon-
ours List--Charile
Winston Only

The Honours. Liki wis dsa
pponting in general for West
Indians and uominica was only
gr.ctd with on:-the 0 BE. for
Cna;le A'exander Winston
Lsquire, popular and eflii.ent
mininager of the Wood'ord Hill
cLsate foi Geest Industries
-orty-three year oid "Charlie"
at one time managti dhe Lim-
Experimental Sta i n t lK ngs
I ill, was instuctor at the Lol-
haut Ag-icultural Cenire and
went to Trinidad in 1944 on a
iix mont I's course as the rcsuit
of which le rci ured to manage
the G(ivirnment Stock Farm'
for some eight years. His work
at Wood oid Hill has been
mn'rked by his progressive
methods using all the latest
mechai cal devices, ins aling
irrigate n tr' banana cultiva-
tion ana terrdCing to prventi
soil erosion.
1rwo o hers kn own in Domini-
ca were honoured- Chief Justice
ot the Windward and Leeward
Islands, toe Honourable Cyrii
George Xavier Henriques, be-
comes a Knigbt Bachelor and
the unassuming but efficient
Auditor of ih: Windwards, ieo-
ffrey Owen Whittaker geis the
The Brriish Hkgh Commiss-
ioner in rriiidad, Mr Njrmdn
Losi4r, "C.M [ gtls hii "-K",
a.adi'ag-n Il T-lida. ev iaI l.
notables, familiar in the old
W.I. Federal circles get hon-
ours. Ellis L;aik.. Irinidad Am-
baasaoor to the U b. becomes
Knight Bachelor, H O.B. Wood
ing (now Chief Justice) also
K.B, and Lindsay Grnm. K. B
lor services to cricket, social
welfare and business. Mrs.
Marguerite Wyke, ex-senator
in Ihe Federal Government gets
the 0 B.E., also Sister -Helen
de Verieuil (for services to
music) and Pat Castagne, now
public relations officer in Lon
don, for his Irnidad Najionai
Anthem the same anthem
which was adjudged best in
the competition for the W.I
National Anthem.
In other islands, Dr Leacock,
surgeon specialist at the Be b -
dos generall Hospital, becomes
a Commander ot the Order oi
the British Empire and an > her
surgeon in Antigua, Dr. Mar
getson, goes up from M.B E. to
O.B E. The headmaster of th,
Lodge Schocl, Barbados, Mr.
Arthur Vernon Newsham is also
awarded the O.B-E.
In the U. K. no outstanding
names are mentioned in the
release from the British Infor-
mation Service, A civil servant,
Sir Norman Brook, late Secre-
tary to the Cabinct and Join.
Permanent Secretary to the
Treasury, and an eminent lawyer
Sir Malcolm Trustram Eve, a
late Crown Estate Commiss-
ioner, are created barons. Bar-
onets include Mr. R.H. Thom-
pson, (Parliamentary Under-
secretary, Commonwealthi
Relations 1959-60) and Sir



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We repr luce below verbatim a
news story culkd from the Toronto
Daily Star of Tuesday December.i8,
2 Lawyers Disbarred
Two lawyers, Norman Miller
Dunn of Tor onto and George John
Majic of Sault Ste. Marie, have been
found guilty of professional miscon-
duct and disbarred from practice by
the Law Society of Upper Canada. ,
The Society's discipline commit-
tee recommended the disbarment af-
ter finding that both men were guilty
of improperly handlingclients' money
given to them in trust.

Arthur Porrit, President of the
Royal College of Surgeons.
Of the 27new.knights created
the best know is probably Mr
Gerald Nabarro, Conservative
M. P. and industrialist. Many
knighthoods are give to indus-
trial magnates. Mr. Winter-
bottom, manager of the English
Association. Football team is
one of the sportsmen honoured

S.S- "Meteor" At

The S.S. "Meteor" anchored in
Prince Rupert's Bay. at 7.00 a.m.,
on Sunday, 3oth December, 1962,
with over zoo tourists on bcard.
Unfortunately, weather was not at its
best, being a little rainy.
A most cordial welcome was ex-
tended to these people who came to
visit the little town of Portsmouth.
the jetty being gaily decorated with
palms and bunting, from end to
end. This was not the first visit of
the ship "Meteor" to Portsmouth:
she had been here the previous year.
On landing, many made their
way to Miss Peter's Handcrafr, and
many bought native work and local
In spite 'A.f their short stay, iand
wet weather, which prevented their
being able to go'further than the
town, they appreciated greasy the
green appearance of everything a-
round, the different variety of trees,
and expressed their delight qf the
The "Meteor" weighed anchor at
1.45 a.m (Contr.)

DO~l;\ilA ti~kALL)

*' J iGI-Ir


The Caribs Of Dominica -- Kenneth Pearson TS FO. SL
Te count om page 5 LOTS FOR SALE
Then'And Now N U S. is also an incidental :
By E elda Pee training ground for leadership. Person or Persons requiring Empty Lots, for House Build-
y Eme a eterIts retiring President, Gwyn ing, can apply from now on and in the future, to me The
Morgan, an eloquent graduate Sole Proprietor of the Lots in question. These various
When Columbus discovered Dominica, oi November 3rd, 1493, of Abervstwylth, will soUn b iouse Lots are siiuated very close to Salisbury Proper,
Sunday, which by the way, led him to name it after out Lord -Dominica, come the Associate Secretary JUSt a feW StepS from the main Road in The Village.
he probb.-.y sailed close enough to its shores to observe the hordes ofcop- for Finance of the I S.C. After Bunares of te above Empty House Lots in question are
pered-skinned savages gathered on the shores to enter these cured-porier tat he has U N .S O. Boundaries of the above Emty House Lots in question are
canoes, wnose appearance off the island had brought the warriors, men, and his sights. During Morgan's as follows:-
cven their women and children with mingled curiosity and resentment to reign, he has introduced a plan On the North by land of late Jack Larocque
watch them. If he were close enough, he would have noted thai these sav- for graduate service overseas South the main public road
ages resembled in a way the savages he had encountered in his discoveries of which, because of its divorce East Crown land
ether islands of these seas. from Government strings, is A t Petr
The Caribs of those day- were a fierce, war-like people, feared and welcomed in Africa in prefer- West Land of late Augustus Peter
respected by the Arawaks and other tribes of Indians who inhabited the is- elce to Washington's Peace TermS moderate.
lands of the Greater Antilles. In appearance they were of medium bheght Corps Tnere arc more posts ELLIS JNO. CHARLES, Sole Proprietor,
with copper skin and straight lustrous black hair, their features were of a available abroad than money :.A.ISBIIRY, DOMINICA.
distinctly Mong lian type, with oblique small black eyes, high check bones (shori) and men (eager) can fill. Nov. 24 -- Jan. 19
and a short straight nose. Although' stocky, the men were as a rule physi- In is two years of office,..................
cally well-proportioned, and as a rule were oeardless. Their only garments Morgan has visited more than
- if such they might be called-- consisted mainly of a few strings of seeds, a hundred colleges in Britawn,
shells or teeth, except on ceremonial occasions, when they wore fea.h- toured every European country ". l
er head-dresses, but unlike those worn by the North American Indian. and appeared, showing his flag, Public Notice
With the coming of the first white settlers to the West Indies, the hbs- throughout the breadth of Income Tax- Returns f Income -- Year Of!
tory cf the Carbs became one of bloodshed and decimation. At first. Africa Komsomc lk,,ya Pravda Assessment 1963
these savages were willhn to allow the white men to land and settle in thur dislikes him. it can hardly let
island The cupidity, treachery and cruelty of the Spantaids however, soon three weeks go by without At ran t n 40 f th Inm T
arouse their hostility, and in time, the Caribturned his hand against all white launching an attack on "this Attentin is drawn to Section 40 of the Income Tax
men. '1be fiercest members of the race seemed to have lived in Dominica, imperalist jakal Ordinance No, 7 of 1961 which states:-
and they appear to have successfully scared the Spaniards from ever setting In fact the attitude of the I "Every person chargeable with tax shall, on or before
foot on the island. These Dominica Canbs made raids on the neighbour- entire Eastern bloc to N.U .. thie prescribed date in every year, deliver to the Gommis-,
ing Spanish Settlements where they seized numbers of captives whom they and its presidents is the meas- if oners a tlue and correct return of the whole of his in-i
took back to Dominica with them. Confirmingthis it is recorded that a ure of its success and influence. 1com from any soure whatever for the year immediately
ship passing Dominica, in the year 1806, rescued a\ Spanish Friar who had Its power is envied pcome from any sourc whatever for the year immediasenyf
escaped from the Ind'ans' after being held a slave for sixteen months pe ceding the year of assessment and shall, if absent froan
Some two hundred yeats afterr the discovery of the island, the French Mother--Watch the Colony, give the name and address of an agent residing,
attempted to make a settlement in Dominica, and apparently wee well re- T hat Chld in tihe Colony."
ceivtd by the Indians. History records that in these early days, the Domin- L The prescribed date in each year is as follows
ica Canbs made a particular daring raid on the neighboring island of Mrs. Myrtle Alleyne left her ,ome Pfier st Jaar
Antigua, where they seized the wife and child of the Governor, killing the at to, Benjamin Lane, Goodwill Public Officers 31st january.
child and bringing the wife a captive to Dcnunica. The Governor, sailed to Friday night last week to go tb the I Persons other than Public Officers 31st 'Marchil
Dominica, and succeeded in rescuing his wife but on his return to Antigua, parlour leaving her 7 year-old Tony it Shouldbe specially noted that any person who fails)
it is aid, he entertained grave suspicions of the fidelity of his spouse, which in charge. Tony decided Lts r u A.t 1 jf tl.% tri n9 ro, R-.1i "'da fb" ha+ tT-- 1 s 'i t~'i~ru-
so preyr-upon his mina, ihat ie ffially became insane. In the Carib prise his mother by getting rid of the by section 40 of Income Tax ordinance NO. 7 of.1961 shallI
Reserve to this day they will point to a rock, which legend says, was the cockroaches in her absence. He beguilty of an offence against this Ordinance and shall be
rock in which the Caribs hid the Governor's wife. made a flambeau with a bottle, iltJ l i
In spite of the ceaseless attempts of the white settlers to exterminate kerosine and a paper cork and went -liable on summary convictin to a fine not exceeding seven
them, the Caribs held on grimly, and those from other islands took refuge in to the attack in the corners and (hundred and fifty dollars, and in default of payment to im-1
Dominica, where the mountainous county provided difficulties of pursuit. under the wall papers. Finishing Iprisonment, witb or without hard labour, for any term not
There they took as Chief Thomas Warner son of Sir Thomas Warner one wall with great success as the :exceeding twelve months. ,
(founder of the neighboring island St. Kitts) by a Carib woman. At roaches tumbled down, he turned to (Vide Sections 45 and 70 of Income Tax OrdinanIc3
this period, Antigua was governed by Colonel Philip Warner, half-brorher scorch up another wall but, as he (Vo, 7 of 1961)
of this Carib Chief, botn being sons of Sir Thomas. The people of did so he saw that a fire had caught o, 7 of 1961)
Antigua, harassed by the ceaseless raids of the Dominica Carbib on their in the other wall. So eone alarmed I Owing to default in furnishing returns by a large
settlement, prevailed upon Cclonel Warner to take a punitive expedition to the Fire Brigade but, before they |number Of persons, the Commissioners of Income Tax are)
the neighboring island to exterminate the Caribs. Colonel Warner did arrived, quick action by the neig> !caused an unnecessary amount of inconvenien e and extra)
achieve his purpose, but in a singular/ treacherous and brutal manner. ours with pans and buckets of water Ilabour in assessing Incoma Tax and it is proposed to enforce
Arriving in Dominica, he sent word to his half-broth.r, the Chief, that he had subbued the blaze, which-
would give a great feast to which all the Caribs were invited. Unsuspect caused very little damage. the provisions of the law against such persons.
ingly, his half brother accepted and bade his warriors attend In the It should be noted that deduction for Insurance Pre-!
middle of the feast, Colonel Warner's troops fell on the Canbs, slaying those police Of Application fmiums and interest on loans are not allowed unless sup-i
present to a man. Colonel Warner killing his brother with his own hands. ported by receipts.
This was perhaps the beginning of the end for Caribs in Dominica, when For Liquor Licences e J, MC ATAMNEY
Pere Labat, the historian, visited Dominica in 1700. The Caribs dwindled To the Magistrate Dist. "E & Comptroller of Inland Revenue
to a small two thousand in number, of whom, two-thirds were women and the Cl ei of Polce: 1, ErTHiLINE
children. t 1o50 Dec. 29 Jan. 5- 12
aib JAMES now rcsidint: at Layou oe Ja -
When finally the English took possession of the island, the Caiibs ce- Parish of St. Joseph do hereby MES............ .
tired into Whe interior from whence they continued their raids on the white give you notice that it is my inten-
settlers. Eventually troops were sent to root them out of their hiding places tron to apply at the Magistrate's
and exterminate them. In a pitched battle, in which the Caribs put up Court to be held at Roseau on .. ..... "'"---- -. .. .......-
a gallant but futile defence, the aboriginals were defeated with heavy loss of Tuesday, the znd day of January f" F Y Ts
life. And today- On a Reserve on a North-East end of this lovely Is- 1963, ensuing for a retail LIQuoR iHE V RIETY T R
land, a pitiful remnant of these once fierce and proud possessors of the land, LICENCE in respect of my premises
live a colourl-ss existence, unmindful of their brave tradition and history. No at St. Joseph Parish of St. Joseph
longer are they the virile naked people of Columbus' day. Clothed in the Dared the 27th day of Decem- C. PHILIP & CO LTD
garments of civilization, as is so often the case, they have lost the semblance ber 1962 I
of a proud people. ITHELINE JAMESI
Of the five hundred living on the Reserve, under a Chief or "King," LATEST ARRIVALS:-
as they call him, who is responsible to the Administrator for their good con I, ELENORA ABRAHIAM now re-
duct, scarcely more than one third are of pure Carit stock. They spend siding at St. Joseph Parish, ofSt dressing Table Mirrors, Chairs, Sewers
bheir time in cultivating their land and in boat building, and in basket Joseph, do hereby give you notice
weaving, in which two latter occupations, they still retain the cunning and ltis my intention to apply atthe 0Complete with Fittings; Soil Pipes, Clay
skill of their forebears. They have no folk-lore nor dances of their own. Magistrate's Court to be held at Spo ;
They cherish no memories of their brave past. They are gradually dissolv- Roseau on Tuesday, the .nd Pipes, Spades & Shouels, Forks, Face
ed cn the crucible ofcivilisation, and in time to come, this last remnant of day of January I963, ensuing r in in Kithen nk; F
the Caribs of Dominica, will be one with the past. a retail LIQUOR LICENCE in respect Basins, Porcelain Kitchen Siks Floor
Note: later reseaches show that Philip Warner may not have been the of my premises at St. Joseph Parish Tiles and Cement, Scales and
wicked man the writer portrays!-Ed. of St. Joseph. Ties and Cement,
SDated the 2nd day of December Weights, etc.

%i'T7 I~D \Y* l~bU..'Y i y-, 1

PA iE rOUR ..."'DOMI` A i A


It's silence when your words would hurt
It's Patience when your neighour's curt
It's deafness when the scandal flows
It's thoughtfulness for other's woes
it's promptness when stern duty calls
It's courage when misfortune falls.
World Christian Dig sti
Sent in by Mr. Leopold Roberts, who suggests that
to cut out and pin-up this verse. Ed.

oy Scout Com-i Bougereau, Miss M
O, Mrs. Fedelia The
missioner Here Maureen, Ronald
miSSIORG " and Mr. Oswald
For 12 days, Mr. F. trnng reside
Witchell, Travelling Com- ito Antigua
missioner for the Boy Scouts Shirley Meade; rtl
H. Q.s in London has been Octavia Harris, M
in Dominica. He arrived on and Master Luke
2oth Decmni-ocr and left by Mr. Ethelbert PMh
air for St. Lucia on New more Robinson wa
Year's Day: this was his gua to take up em
first visit to the West Indies. Arrivals: from
uardo and Mrs. A
During his stay, he met Thomas, Miss
The Minister for Labour and Mr. A.C. Shllhn
Social Services and had talks from St. Kitt
with H. H. The Adminis- Felix, Mrs. Trifer
trator, who is Chief Scout Russell Laurent, ar
for Dominica, and the two water.
Scout Commiss i o n e r s, q Mrs. Cath
Mr. R. Royer and Mr. E. Master Foster Grig
James, and the Secretary,Mr. Richards, and Mas
A Riviere. Richards, Miss A
Christmas was spent in Jeanete, Josep,
Leh h opohn, Mis. Ca
Roscau, -alfter which he Cahele Simon,
went to the North where he Samuel and hMiis
ran a tratiisc -at th ---atu r .-
Government School in Ports- Lawrence Bancroti
d b ^( u and Mr. S. Stout,
mouth, attended by ii Scou- rnad t. Stou,
cerned With sale
tears. He said that he was meit. On Wedr
impressed by the keenness and staff again paid us
good spirit of those who at- ing plans for the
tended. All of the I Scou- Dominica- Mr.
te 1 I and Miss Janet T|
ters will receive a certificate d Miss Janet TI
Departing on w
for the course. Lcrdship Bishop
A picnic was held at fimations in Antig
Bellehali when Cubs, Scouts stand that he will
and Guides and the local coding to Haiti fo
Committee members attended. C.S.S.R. where
In talking to them, Mr. by Fr. Huysmans.
Witchell reminded them that
the Scout Movement was the
largest Youth Movement in Johnson
in the world with nine mil-
lion members, and told them boards F
about some of the Scouts ermen
he had met in different parts
of the world and congratul- According to a
ated the Scouts of Dominica Secretary of State
for having made a start on purchase from the
their own Headquarters in of Johnson Outbo
Roseau. (Contr.) fisheries scheme. T
Roseau. (Contr.) have found this m;
Sry in the past, aske
Arrivals & the Johnson be spe,
Depart s the Mercury, bette
Departures racing successes) si
By Federal Palm- 31-,63 ents, Messrs Smitl
Departures: to Barbados: Mr. J G. a good stock ofsp
Henry for a holiday; Mrs. Lilian A. vice.
Henry and Mr Ted Boyd for medi- Stocks of the s
cal attention; Mr. Haynes Alie for in hand and orders
teacher training at Erdiston, Mr. for the types speci
C.J. Edwards, Mr. Derrick Francis quate stock of spa
and Mr, Nicolson Abraham for
training courses; and Miss Vestina Read
Gosper returning home. T U
to Trinidad: Mr. Bentley The HEI A

readers may wish

larian Philip and
dore, aiso Steve.
, Pansy, Axton
Theodore all re-:
.1 TrEnidad.
: o reside, Miss
turning home Miss
Liss Hannah Royer
Brum.nt. Intran
Sanne HarnIy and
p and Mr. Wing-
is going to Anti-
ploy mcnt.
Jamaica: Dr. Ed-
krmour, Miss Joyce
'alerie Ellort, and
s: Mrs- Mathilda
la Erskine, Master
id Mrs. M. Bridge-
a: Miss Molly Bis-
enne Hendnkson.
,g, Mrs. Amabrl
iter Charlesworth
.ngela James. Miss
Miss Isapolla
alve Smith, Miss
Miss Ernestine
Margiacrite John.
i-..a*. mI~Alu 14 M1i.
(the "Cat" man,
ou business con
f electrical equip-
lesday the WHO
s a visit for finahs-
Health Scheme for
Luther Standfer
Wednesday was His
Boghaerr for con-
ua. We under-
atierwards be pro-
ir a meeting ot the
he will be joined

:or Fish-

SGIS release the
has approved the
funds allocated
ard Motors for the
he fishermen, who
ake very satisfacto-
d particularly that
cified (in favour of
r known for its
since the local ag-
h and Lord, carry
ares and give ser-
maller motors are
Shave been placed
ified and an ade-



All farmers of Dominica are invited to attend the Inau-
gural meeting of the Dominica Agriultural Society on Monday
February 41h 1963 at 10.00 a. m. at Fort Young Roseau.
A large turn out of farmers from north, south, east and
west of Dominica should be present to attend this vital and
Important meeting.
1 Address by Acting Agricultural Superintendent "The
importance of an Agricultural Society in the Agricul-
tural development programme of Dominica."
2. Informal discussions on the draft constitution of the
Dominica Agricultural Society as circularized,
3. Formal proposal for adoption of the draft Constitution
as tile Constitution of the Domninica Agrilulural
4. Election of members to serve on the Executive
5. Open discussions and recommendation for a pro-
gramme ot objectives and priorities.
6, Any other business.
1, Opening remarks by Acting Agricultural Superinten-
2. Address by Honourable Minister for Trade & Production
and official Inauguration of Dominica Agricultural Society.
3. President's Address
4. Vote of thanks by an Agricultural Officer
5. God Save The Queen.
Copies Of Draft Constitution can be obtained from
(1) Department of Agriculture, Roseau (2) Agricultural Stations
La Plane, Grandbay, Londonderry. Portsmouth, Colinaut, Cocoa
Centre and (3) from all field staff. Please avail yourself of
a copy-free of cost.
---- -- " Pc-. ,o-
Acting ,A ricuu' al .rpertnlende,.. r.
SAg. Jan. 12, 19 26

University Of The West Indies
Applications are invited from men and women gradu-
ates for the post of Assistant Registrar. Duties will be to
assist in the general administration. Applicants must be
prepared to serve in any territory in which the University
may be established, and to assume duties as soon as possible
in the new year.
Salary in the scale of Assistant Lecturer or Lecturer,
i. e. 1,o5o x 50 -- 1,200 or I,300 x 50 I,650 x
75 2,Ioo. Child allowance, 15o for first c h i I d,
ioo for second child, 50 for the th.rJ child. F.S.S.U.
Up to five full passages on appointment, on normal term-
ination, and on study leave (once every tnree years.)
Applications (6 copies) g vi n g full pariculars of
qualifications and experience, date of birth, and the names
of three referees by January 19, 1963, to the Registrar, Uni-
v e r s i t y of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica,
West Indies, from whom fu r t h e r particulars may be
A Federal German Scholarship Telephone Subscribers are hereby
is being offered to a Student from notified that Telephone Rentals are
either Barbados or the Leeward and payable in advance, and that all
Windward Islands to study any of Subscribers who are in arrears
the usual university subjects at a uni-
versity or engineering college or col for the period ended 3 st December
lege of arts and music in West 1962 are given uptothe 31stJanuary
Germany or West Berlin. 1963 to settle their accounts. Other-
Applicants should have a working wise they will be cut off from the
knowledge of the German language Telephone Service without further
and should be between 20 and 30
years old. notice,
Full particulars can be obtained R.A, MCMAMARA
from the Education Department, Superintendent of Telephones
G. 0. 5, Jan. 12

Youth Trust
(ont. -ficm Fage 1
were not present, although some of
them graciously paid their subscrip-
It seemed as if a few unofficial
boycotts were in operation. Only
one Government Minister was pre-
snt- --Hon. L. C. Didier; the Jay-
cees were enjoying a rtwal party of
their own, and due to certain mix-
ups some invitations were not dc-
li ered. To compensate for these
deficiencies, the dance music by The
Stars was excellent and the foxtrots,
waltzes etc. were danced with charm
and zest. A Paul Jones caused a
cheerful mix-up, His Honour and
Mrs. Lovelace demonstrated the Gay
Gordons which was promptly learnt
by many dancers, Mr. Chambers
and Yola Shtllingford put on a
neat, effective but restrained jive and
htughes Shillingford and Mrs, Grif-
fin shared the honours with Mr.
Chambers for the Twist.
Among those present was newly-
decorated O.B.E. Charlie Winston
and his wire Mina, who lookedra-
diant in a long classical ball-dress
with floating turquoise overdrapes.
Long and short evening dresses were
in about equal proportion, and a 11
but a few of the escorts were in din-
ner jackets. A handsome sum was
collected for the deprived youth of
the West Indies.
Mrs. Allfrey, Chairman of the
Youth Trust Committee, left for
Tr;n;dad on Sunday the 6th to tilt
at the bluewindmill emblems of the
Youth Trust Funid, having expresssd
in writing to His Honour and Mrs.
Lovelace the thanks of the comminee
for their hospitality during the ball.
_Sle wisher through tilse c-'.".-
to add her thanks to all who so
kindly asuted.
Classified Advt.
For The Months Of February;
March and April, You will get ONE
DOLLAR ($1.00) for ,every MarKed
Heineken Cap you bring In to our
Wholesale Department.
Heineken's Beer is sold in nearly
every Shop in Dominica
Jan. 5-26, Feb. 2-23,
Mar 2-23
One Ton CHEVROLET Truck H 210
and many spare parts, NO REA-
Apply: McFarlane Daniel
44 Colihaut
or Jenner Armour,
Chambers, Roseau
Jan. 5-26
One Ford Zephyr No: 1081, in
good working condition with two
reserved wheels and tyres, Mach-
inery recently overhauled.
Apply to: Cecil L. Yankee,
69 Cork St.,
Roseau, Dominica.
hereby give notice that I am no
longer responsible for any debts in-
curred by my wife Lucinia Robin n6e
Luciria Prosper, she having left
my home and my five children
without just cause.
Jan. 12- 26



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