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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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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NEW yORK 21, N, Y

(For the General Welfare of the People of L 'oinica, the further advancement of the West Indies and /he Caribheit Area as a whole)


Third Talented Citizen Dies Of Burns FOUR TRU


FRESH tears of rain dropped from the skies to mingle
wit h the salt sad weeping of mourners as youthful
musician George James was conveyed in his bier, to lie at
rest in the Ronmn Catholic Ccmetery, Roseau. his bra-del
borne torture cover at last. Earlier in the day tih body ut
this third viotim of the Carnival incineration reached Dom-
inica by air from Jamaica, where no medical kill .vwas ot
avail. .) is,',d ['c.ticr,~ le Pirsh P r i s I
It was a n a h I a-it- Fi.:i in the Riquiem .lS
It was again a hu and the Chrstian Birorihr, .. h
solemn procession, and this had bctn G.:ore'S reacheLr at' -,r
time even longer in route; a r y's Acidcvm, assisted in th,
Reverend F a t h e r Francis Sanctuary. Atlic the moving hour-
headed the cortege as it went long service, a great procession pr-
hill r ceded by Priests, Acolytes, Nurse
dwnhill from the young othe Princess Margaret Hospial.
man's home in Goodwill to thesictin'm family, members of the
the Church of St. Alphon- H o ly Name Society to which hi
sus, Pottersville a Church belonged, and the Music Lover
too small, despie its size, to Band (leader Mlr, Cecil B ello
O.B.E.) made its .%ay with slow
contin the immense griev-
Mbany ;byu t e ast post,
thisers were obliged to re- All through the streets, which
main outside in the rain, on were surmounted by leaning, watch-
foot or in cars. ful and downcast faces gazing from
Dominica's own Father F el ix Cont. next columlu:

i The supply of Electricity will be interrupted in all areas from
7.00 to 10 00 a. m, on Sunday 17th, March, to replace a defective
.pole on the High Tension System main Line. Any inconvenience caused
jis regretted.


i It is intended to extend the electricity supply from
jSoufriere to Grand Bay shortly,
Notice is hereby given to land owners in close prox-f
aimity to the trace from Soufriere through Tete Morne to
Grand Bay, that it is necessary to plan a route for their
lines and that in so doing entry might be made on their
Land without notice, but due notice will be given to land-!
(owners as soon as it is established that the lines will pass
through their premises, i
Landowners are hereby requested to identify them-
selves to the officers of the Dominica Electricity Servicesi
engaged in carrying out the survey,
i They should give to the officer concerned the follow-
ing details:-
Name i

'UUl Hoo |
Description of Land
Any objections they may have against!
entry for the aforementioned purpose,
Landowners are entitled to compensation for damage)
to property as laid down is Section 7 (1) of the Dominica'
Ordinance No. 1 of 1951.

Four trucks, none of them owner-
driven, were in accidents this week,
one of them with serious results.
A Coca C,'li ,truck -".vcriirned .n
the Regd ,ar [r,.d ll ai da.imi
Vi ihc'ur niihap to thei dr i' r.
- Another dr-.ppd m in. ain opir
itrnch in Ficddi Lan-iio ier,.:u,
dmac. e o.-cuied The ip Ion at the
Sbiu.-I 0ol Fc. r inon Drive v, is
knock. by% a i'. \V. D. track
Sbuti h. o10.~ biet replaced.
S W'or.;r of the.i accidents vas on
t he imperial RoAd, between Sylania
- and Castle Bruce junction on \Ved-
i nsdiy. Here the driver, Frederick.
ran off the road: the vehicle turned
e over several times and landed on Its
e wheels. The truck had been
s packed with a road gang, including
two women. Nin: persons were
v attended to in the P. M. Hospital
Pascal of Layou had to have a leg
Amputated and has other injuries.
Others still at the hospital are,
Burton Massicott of Mopo,-Jno.
Baptiste of Layou, Reynold Bateau
and Matthias Graham (both of
Castle Bruce.)
Cont. on p. 10
windows, walls and verandahs, rich
strains of the Dead March from
Saul reverberated. The flower-
bedecked open jeep showed the
musician's bandsman-cap and belt
placed in honour on his coffin, the
handle of which was tightly gripped
by his Nurse-Fiancee, Miss Stella
Green, who had been at his side
until the last breath. Two floral
saxophones made of blossoms sym-
bolised his musical prestige When
this huge concourse of mourners,
including some ioo cars, reached the
top of Constitution hill it seemed
as if Roseau was empty of vitality,
no traffic stirred.
Mingling with the funeral crowds
was Commandant Slater, famous
Detective who is here to unravel the
dreadful mystery of the triple deaths,
and his aides, Mr, Slater told our
reporter on Friday that there was
nothing startling to report so far,
but the investigation is continuing.
Fire Victims Slow
To Heal
Several Carnival fire victims
are still in he Princess Magaret
Hospital and some concern is
felt at the slowness of recovery
of some of the burns. Sev-
eral victims of these "burns"
state that the their clothes were
never on fire nor even appear
scorched, yet the flesh underneath
is burned and healing very slow-
ly. The hospital staff asks all
those who have friends and re-
latives still in the wards to visit
them and encourage them aoz their
painful road back to bealth.


Mr. Speaker's Daughter Weds

The delightful bridal pair above are Mr. Ronald
Bakarat and his young wife Marie, daughter of the Hon.
and Mrs. Louis Cools-Lartigue, who attended the wed-
ding ceremony. Mr. Louis Cools-Lartigue is Speaker of
the Dominica Legislative Council. The young couple
were married last month at the Church of S S Peter
and Paul, in Jamaica; her wedding gown is of Swiss
organza and Chantilly lace, with side panels and a
chapel train attached at the waistline with a large bow.
She wore a coronet of seed pearls and carried a bouquet
of orchids. Mr. & Mrs. Bakarat spent their honeymoon
on the North Coast of Jamaica.

PRICl: Io0'


..Mar, 2--23




Mental Health Association

We are very glad to see that the Dominica Association for Mental
Health is finally getting underway with a well-worked out draft Constitution
prepared for the General Meeting next month.
From the "Objects" it is clear that -
the Association is stepping out on P.A.H.O.'s Sixty Years
the right foot since the primary The PnAmerican Health
object of a Mental Health Associa- ranian e e i th a
tion is to educate the public away Organization celebrated its 6th an-
from the medieval idea that mental- nivtsary last December, being con-
ly ill people are dangerous and in sideraby older than the "parentH.O.
curable and that they should there. body e in the decP.A.H.Othe
fore be shut away from the public has done well in the decade of the
fgae bfr the rest of their livs ad sixties- malaria has been eradicated
gaze for the rest of their lives and in areas where live 54. 3 million
allowed to rot away, without hope, in areas where live 54.3 million
treatment or love. Dr. Hornick's people and 68 million people are
work last summer showed how pro- getting better protection as malaria
per specialist treatment added to im- eradication programmes are pursued;
proved conditions could reduce the yellow fever, the scourge of the
number of mental cases in the so- Carbbean is almost unheard of,
called "hospital" by almost half in thanks to the eradication of the
a matter of weeks. Aedes aegypti mosquito in all
Emphasis is also laid on the edu- areas except some oine states in the
cation of "parents, teachers and ot. Southern U.S.A., Puerto Rico,
hers in the emotional needs of child- Jamaica and other islands of the
ren" .- a basic step to remove the Greater Antilles; yaws have been
problems of juvenile delinquency greatly reduced, especially in Haiti ;
found so frequently in modern com (the main focus of infection for
munities. infectious yaws); T.B. has dropped
Members of the public interested considerably, but is still one of the L
in this great work, should immedi- principle causes of death smallpox
ately get in touch with the Secretary, is now virtually contained in Brazil
Mrs. J.A. Elwin at the Medical De- and Ecuador and even in those
apartment, Old Hospital, A small countries the number of cases has
subscription of $2.00 a year is asked shown a marked decline.
of individual members to provide
funds for lectures, film shows and o-. Malnutrition Halted Cheaply
her methods of informing the pub"
lie of the desperate needs of the One of the great steps forward
ic in mind has been the development by the
s aribbean Con.reIs On Institute of Central America andI
Caribbean Congress .On pan, --. '
m enial flreain protein "INCAPARINA' for fht-
From,April 17-23 1963 The ing malnutrition in children. This
Fourth Caribbean Congress for caloric protein package retails at 40
Mental Health will take place in (US) and provides all the protein
Cuiaao. The theme of the Con- needed daily by a child.
terence will be "Mental Health and Many countries including the
Family Relationships'' Mrs. Allfred United States .and Venezuela have
has received a special personal invita- been licensed to produce Incaparina.
tion to attend but will be unable to Malnutrition in these islands, as
participate. It is not yet known throughout Latin America, is more
if any representative from Dominica often than not due to incorrect food
will attend. rather than lack of food- starchy
foods predominate and the popular.
U.W.I, To Have Psychiatric tion lack protein and vitamins caus-
Dept, ing deficiency diseases and opening
The Faculty of Medicine of the the way for tuberculosis. 1
University of the West Indies has < '
under consideration the possibility of Well Fed People Can Pull
developing a Department of Psychia- Their Weight
try in the Medical School with the
financial assistance of the Foundation "The greatest resources available
Fund for Research in Psychiatry. in the Caribbean are the people and
In this connection two advisers have if they are to pull their full weight
been visiting the University, Professor they must be fed." These were rhe S
W.M. Millar, Professor of Psychia- words used by the Secretary-General
try of the University of Aberdeen of CARIBO when opening the first i
and Dr. J.W. Bartlett ofthe Depart- meeting of the Standing Advisory
ment of Psychiatry of the University Committee of Food and Nutrition
of Rochester, New York. under the Caribbean Plan, last Nov-
The planning of the teaching in ember.
psychiatry is being jointly undertak- SACFAN had before it a pro-
en by members of staff of the Facul- posal from WHO-PAHO to set
ty of Medicine and members of the up a Caribbean Nutrition Institute-
Jamaican Government Medical Ser- to carry out fundamental and
vice. applied research in nutrition
World Health Organization to train personnel at all levels
in aspects of nutrition
Dr. M. G. Candau, Director- to educate the public
General of the World Health to give technical assistance to i
Organisation was re-nominated by countries in the area. The com-
the Executive Board. His appoint- munity nutrition programme now
ment will be considered by the underway in St. Lucia was cited as
World Health Assembly in Geneva, a model for other countries to adopt i
opening May 7th. Dr. Candau. and adapt. ]
a Brazilian, has been technical and Diarrhoea The Infant Killer I
administrative head of WHO since
July 1953, According to the U.S. Medical

Scientist Di
diseases kill

a year. Iv.
especially vu
hygiene; b;
and germs a
by people w
things are re
ter food, bc
pure water,
high level ol
tying milk a
in the proper
amples given
The doctc
ment of a m
weaning wl
anti-biotic a
of bacteria d

For Liq
To The
the Chief of
residing at 9!
St. George
tice that it is
at the Magist
at Roseau o
of April I!
pect of my
St. Parish of
Dated th,
Mar 2-16

To the 1
the Chief ol
ing at Salib
do hereby gi
my intention
Crate's Court
Tuesday, the
ensuing for a
in respect of
Parish of St.
Dated the
Mar. 2-1L

To The
"E" & the
residing at
St. Georg
you notice

at Roseau
znd day
suing for
Parish of
January I
Mar. 9-23

To the Mag
Chief of Pol
it Roseau P;
hereby give y
intention to
Court to be
day, the and
suing for a t
n respect of
Roseau Paris
Dated the 2.
Mar. 16 -

. A.B. Sabin, diarrhoeal
about five million infants
malnourished babies are
ilnerable to the lack of
bacteria loads their food
re passed to the children
ith dirty hands. Many
'quired-- more and bet-
:tter housing, abundant
sanitary toilet facilities, a
f health education, puri-
nd education of mothers
r care of babies are ex-
Sby Dr. Sabin.
or proposes the develop-
ilk substitute for use after
which would contain an
ble to reduce the growth
ue to contamination.

Of Application
uor Licences
Magistrate Dist, "E" &
3 Victoria St. Parish of
do hereby give you no-
my intention to apply
rate's Court to be held
n Tuesday, the znd day
963, ensuing for a retail
L I c E N C E in res-
premises at 93 Victoria
St. George.
e 2ist. day of February


To the Magistrate Dist. "G" &
the Chief of Police.
ing at Salybia Parish of St. Andrew
do hereby give you notice that i t is
my intention to apply at the Magi-
strate's Court to be h:ld at Ports-
mouth on Friday, the 5th day of
April 1963. ensuing for a retail
LIQUOR LICENCE in respect of my
premises at Salybia, Parish of
St, Andrew.
Dated the 9th day of March 1963,
Mar. 9 23.

To the Magistrate Dist. "G" &
the Chief of Police.
I, NOEL FRANCIS now residing at
Salybia Parish of St. Andrew, do
hereby give you notice that it is my
intention to apply at the Magistrate's
Court to be held at Portsmouth o n
Friday, the 5th day of April 1963.
ensuing for a retail LIQUOR LICENCE
in respect of my premises at Salybia,
Parish of St. Andrew.
Dated the 9th day of March 1963
Mar. 9 23.


It is notified for general information that the following resolution was
unanimously passed at a meeting of the Central Houing and Planning
Authority held on Friday 1st March, 1963.
Secretary & Executive Officer,
Central Housing & Planning Authority



Section 5 of The Town & Country Planning Ordinance No. 4 of


"Be It Resolved that the Central Housing and Planning Authorify pre-
pare a Scheme under the provisions of Section 5 of The Towm and Country
Planning Ordinance No. of 1946 for all the parcel of land being p a r t of
Picard Estate and the Village of Glandvillia in the parish of St. John bound-
ed as follows:

On the North West by The Sea.
magistrate Dist. "E"& On the North East by lands of
if Po ice James R. H. Bridgewater.
E NOR. N now resid- On the South by a line running
E (RMh ,N _ow jresid- l j t seth-w-sterly rtret.ini -
ye ..oic th from boundary mark No. 3 P on Plan
ive you notice that it a by Karol Winski, A.R.I.S.S., Licensed
to apply at the Magi Surveyor, dated 1962 .
to be held at Roseau on Surveyor, dated 19&2.
Std hedaRy f oseu n On the West by a line running from
2nd day of Apr! 1963 Point No, 64 in a south south easterly
real LIQUOR LICENCE direction to its intersection with the
my premises at Salisbury aforementioned line."
Joseph. G 0. 29 Mar. 9-16
ist day of March 1963. G 9 Mar
61. vl,^ ^ ^ 9 ^ U r ^ sa*p ^ *p *e

: Magistrate Dist,
e Chief of Police.
SRoseau Parish of
e do hereby give
That it is my in-
n to apply at the
s Court to be held
on Tuesday, the
of April 1963, en-
a retail LIQUOR
in respect of my
at Old St. Roseau
St. George
the 25th day of

gistrate Dist. "'E" & the
E WELSH now residing
parish of St. George do
rou notice that it is m y
apply at the Magistrate's
held at Roseau onTues-
. day of April 1963 en-
my premises at Old St.
h of'St. George.
th4'ay of'January 1963.


"Enrolment forms and Prospectuses for Train'ngi
Courses by Correspondence in Co-operation and Business!
Methods 1963-1964 have been received by the Sociali
Development Department.
Interested Persons are asked to get in touch with the
Co-operative Officer."
MaRegistrar of Co-oparativas
Mar.2-Apr. 26

Now in the Limelight!
Both places situated at Grand Savannah Pasture in
the vicinity of Salisbury, Parish of St. Joseph.
I Land to be Surveyed by Private Owners soon. I
S All or any persons having to do with lands planted or unplantedi
on the portions above mentioned viz, Bois Chandel and Tit Anse, situat-
ed near the Grand Savannah pasture, WILL BE REQUIRED to put in his
or her claim as weH as any caveat or any necessary document TO BEl
PRODUCED which should be read at the specific time, as the Survey oft
a cert-in portion of Bois Chandel and Tit Anse will take place in the(
course of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication.,
For further information of the General Public, the land is regis-
tered in Book 2 folio 5, and is bounded as follows:-North by Crowni
land, South by Crown land, East by Crown land and West by the Sea,
the said land or property having its right and lawful owners, as the
survey will point out openly.
(Sgd.) Ellis J. Charles,
Mar. 2-23





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Maiden Speeches Applauded
Dawbiney literary Club

Boys and Girls in Nasser Pays Up Krushchev Sincere?
Dominica n RK Nehnu SeIretarK-C

Mr. C. A. Shillingford on "Why Sociology," a n d Herald Literary Club
Mr. J.N. Johnson on "Weapons of Mass Media-P r e s s, Reporter

his promise, given in 1956, tO pay
off Suez can.l shareholders., He
paid off a year ahead of time and
the final installment of I.,ooo,ooo


of the Indian Foreign Ministry told
reporters list week "I think Premier
Krushchev is sincere in his desire for
some kind of accommodation with
W "

Radio, Cinema" delivered maiden speeches at a meeting ot George Richard, headbov dollars was paidlast month. (CP) the West. (CPI)
the Dawbiney Literary Club on Thursday the 7th instant. of D.C.S., C. Riviere, and---- -----------
Sociology, stated Mr. C. A. Shillingford, is the scien- T. Dailey of the D.G.S. Lit-
tific st u d y of patterned shared human behavior. The erary & Debating Society POETS CORNER
social behaviour of human beings-the way in which people (forming a panel) discussed
act towards one another in their social relations has always candidly and broadmindedly MEMORIES OF A YOUTH OF PROMISE
been an interesting subject of study and has therefore been the topic "Boys and Girls "What has he done to die a death like that?"
observed and described by m a n y historians, politicians, Relationship in Dominica," ask myself one to ie eth ie heart!
c sat a meeting of the Society I ask myself- it weighs upon my heart!
poets, novelists and philosophers.a a me eing of te o th Oh, angry flames that raped a life so young,
poets, on Wednesday th You left us but the guitar and the song!
So-iology, he continued, may be studied for its own March. Deep in my mind how often 1 can see
sake purely as an academic pursuit, because one m i g h t The following views were The symbol of thelad that used to be!
want to know more about society and culture. A know- ventilated in answer to a Anxiety, horror, anguish form the theme
ledge of sociology enriches one's mind gives one a m o r e number of question put to In my blurred mind, of nightmares in one dream.
thorough understanding of o t h e r people and provides a the panel by the chairman You went :n flames: our hearts survive to burn
satisfactorily objective judgement concerning one's fellow Erol Walker:-- That you have passed, no longer to return!
men. The last point is of particular importance, he said, (1) Co-educat;on in the Some sweeter day, should written words come true,
because people are often too quick to passjudgement o Secondary Schools would All your own kind shall meet again with you;
because people are oftud en t o pass judgement on help improve the education- And then the truths mysterious before--
others without duly weighing the evidence. a standard n ominica Shall came to light, and secrets shroud no more.
Sociological study, he concluded, lends itself to help- since there would evidently GORDON
ing the individual and his society achieve results in terms be intense academic competi- ----_
of better social relations. The more prominent and influ- tion between the sexes. Dominica Agricultural Society
ential a person expects to be, the more useful and import (2) To the average teen-
ant will sociological knowledge be for him. ager love is a mere infatua- BULLETIN NO. 2
tion. There is no profound
"The press, radio and cinema are ostensibly media of affection. Many a boy tells Topworking Citrus
mass propaganda which is the expression of opinion or a girl 'I love you' because he The Citrus Development plan is now in full operation and everyone
a c t i o n by individuals or groups deliberately designed to wants to satisfy his animalis- interested n the citrus industry is doing all they can to produce fruit of the
influence opinions or actions of other individuals or groups tic desires. This love rarely highest quality for the best price available. Therefore we are asking all
with reference to predetermined ends. People are fooled or leads to marriage but the planters to help the industry overcome one of its biggest problems:-
deceived by multifarious propaganda devices because they couple enjoy allthe privil- QUANITY. r p .
.........Ent emotion s...tne. clan11o1tn13t(reason. i --lyn fir is totally
-- a ea to their emotions raiethr an teln reason. iey wedlock. .inadequate, but that can be cured in a relatively shoar time, provided funds
make us believe and do something we would not believe or () The average boy will areavailable. Producing ought fruit for this new plantwill take many
do if we thought about it calmly, dispassionately," declared not introduce a girl with years ad the sooner we tackle this problem the better for all concerned.
schoolboy-member of the Club J.N N. Johnson. whom he is 'in love' to his On every estate there are citrus trees growing that produce nothing,
or at most only a fraction of the potential of their wonderful, fully develop-
After showing the way in which the individual and parents because he fears root systems. You may have seeded grapefruit, sour orange, Gospo, rough
ped root systems. You mayhave seeded grapefruit, sour orange, Gospo, rough
public can be manipulated by those who have access to that if she presents him with lemon, wild grapefruit and several others. They all possesses a root system
mass media: and the effect of the press, radio and cinema an offspring, he will not be capable of supporting a mature tree whose fruit you can sell for dry cash.
on public opinion, elections and juvenile delinquency, he able to say I am not the All you have to do is:-
showed how the press (through its editorials especial- father." i. Count the number of trees and note the type of each tree.
then showed how the press (through ts editorials especial- (4) Many a girl coming 2- Take this list to your Agricultural District Officer or your Field Offi-
ly) can influence the decision of statesmen and cause them from the country to seek em- cer who will then make arrangements to have your uneconomical trees top.
sometimes to act 'irrationally and irresponsibly.' ployment in town finds hei- worked into trees producing a cash crop.
"In the Soviet-Communist concept, the mass media self flirting with the 'hot You may have to wait a while before getting yours done, because the
have clear and explicit mandates as to their primary ojec- boys' because she wants Agricultural Department is now busy topworking trees for all who request
have clear and explicit mandates as to their primary objec- opularit and sometimes it but the sooner you contact your Agricultural Officer the sooner your trees
tives. Above all they are committed to carrying Com- financial aid.' will be topworked and the sooner they will be producing a cash crop. Start
munist theory and policy to the masses, rallying support for Dances are the chief NOW
theparty and government and raising the general cultural ( You must realise that a young plant planted now might give you a few
heplty u govetura means of bringing boys and fruit in 1967, but a tree that is topworked today will give you a good
level of the people. To achieve these aims the party and girls together but it is a re- crop in 1965.
government exercise relatively strict control over the media grettable fact that some teen- Topwork that tree
and their operation. But in the libertarian theory which age dances are organized by And you will see
dominates the Anglo-American and many western coun- irresponsible people. How very far ahead you'll be.
tries emphasis is upon the freedom of the media of m a s s (0) In some cases parents -DI. nN-.I...R In.
communication, especially from government co ntro 1. are (ignorantly) too strict RADIO ENGINEERING
Therefore in the Communist Countries the press radio and with their daughters; they
cinema are mo r e potent weapons of propaganda for the chastize them if they-the
government," Mr. J. Johnson concluded, girls-keep boy company,
government, Mr. J. Jonson conaradoxically these self-same
A i v e 1 y discussion ensued before Chairman A. girls when free from parent-
Lazare congratulated the Maiden Speakers on their talks, al tutelage "make the fullest
which he said were of a "higher than anticipated s ta n d- possible use of their liberty."
ardAbout 40 students listened
ard." to the discussion.

Elec:ions he 1 d immediately afterwards brought in
only one new member--Miss Yolanda Savarin on the
Executive Committee. Mr. O. A. Lawrence-President;
B. St. C. Roberts--Vice Pres., J. A. Barzey--Treasurer,
A. Leevy Secretary (Honorary), A. Richards Assist.
Secretary, and M. E. John Lewis-Committee member re-
tained their seats.
News that on 6th April the Club will be celebrating
its z2th Anniversary, that Dawnlit Issue No. 3 will soon be
out and that Miss O. Brand B.A. had been expelled from
the Club were significant announcements. (Contributor)

Jamaica Income
The national income of Jamai-
ca for the year 19o3 has been es-
timated at 215 million, accor-
ding to a report published recent-
ly by the Department of Statis-
tics. The per capital income was
put at 131, for the islands po-
pulation of 1,638,000 people.

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D PUBLIC RELATIONS" in t h i s well-documented, is handed in a
S modern world is a highly organ- published with alacrity.
ised and often a highly profitable under-
taking, as anyone wh o has frequented If you examine the colourful "Win
cosmopolite circles in the large cities of ward Islands Annual" referred to above
the United States (particularly Washing- you will see that, save for a touch of h
ton) can testify. Innumerable firms in tory and many names of visiting touris
the States charge substantial fees for pre- nothing at all is written about the inh
sending a favourable picture of a concern, bitants of the Windwards. This ma
organisation or person through the mass of course be deliberate policy; b u t is
media of newspapers, television or radio. flattering to the people of the little
Even Britain has gradually become pub- lands: We of the newspaper HERALD c
lic relations minded, In the B r i t i s h at least c 1 a i m that on our masthea
House of Commons certain M.P.s are b e f o re even drawing attention to t
noted for representing "special interests" fruits of Dominica's rich soil, we ha
and, not so 1 o n g ago, a Conservative depicted "The Finest People" in t
M.P. combined his parliamentary duties matriarchal symbol of a peasant woman
with acting as Public Relations Adviser splendid prototype from whom most
to the Government of Ghana at a high the ablest citizens of this land have d
fee. scended.

Last year Dominica sent a distinguish- To manifest constant concern for t
ed senior civil servant to England to take people is the wisest course for anyone
an advanced course, presumably that he' Government. Winston Churchill kne
might better be able to relate Govern- t h i s-he was a natural public relation
nent's achievements to the local popula- genius because he :ranslated the w o r
tion and publicise Dominica abroad- 'public' to mean 'human,' and was thl
in public relations jargon this is called able to draw from a suffering n a t i o
"selling" the idea, although we dislike blood, sweat and tears.
the verb. On the cover of an excellent
gl o s s y booklet about the Windward When countries are struggling agair
Islands, just published, is a fine photo- odds, it comes naturally to most author
grapic study of our boiling lake, p r o- ties to put economic things first and a
duced by the P.R.O.'s Office. All this ways first. For one thing, material ben,
is very praiseworthy. fits are more visible. The Social Se

But public relations does not only con.
cern scenery and commerce. On the con-
trary, it should be indivisible from human
relations, and that means that how you and
I and all our acquaintances think, feel and
behave: the unknown quantity. Where-
ever public relations disregards human re-
lations or tends to assume that property is
more important than persons, or that the
voice of the people is hardly worth lis-
tening to, propaganda becomes sterile and
lifeless. The word-producers may not al-
ways to be blame; they take their direction
or cue from above.

The volume of material received from
the Government Information Office is
indicative of considerable industry. The
r e e a s e s fall into three categories.
I) Handouts which might be more prop-
erly described as notices or advertisements.
2) Self-eulogies by Ministers of Govern-
ment (frequently taking the form of extracts
from their own speeches) or exculpatory
and defensive statements. 3) T r i v i a.
Once in a while a significant happening,

v i c e s are usually pared down becau
building up the calibre of the people
a slower and less showy process t h a
building a road or an office. Concel
tration on the humanities might not gi'
the P. R. O.s so much to write about
first, but in the long run the raising
the living condition and quality of th
ordinary people is the greatest monument
of all.

We are therefore sorry whenever publ
relations and human relations are divor
ed, and can only assume that the cleavage
springs from lack of empathy at tl
source. May we remind our readers c
words spoken over international radio
a time when the public relations abroadc
of the old Federation were flourishing, a
though at home and behind the scene
human values were breaking up: "It
useless building airports, accepting ship
and expanding roads if the people wh
totter up the gangways or stumble alon
the roads are illiterate, ill-nourished, pov
erty-stricken or diseased. Let us h a v
first things first."

Correspondents are asked tc submit their full names and addresses as
a guarantee of good faith, bu' not necessarily for publication. Letters should
be as shot as possible Controversial political letters will not be pub-
lished anonymously Views expressed in People's Post do not necessarily
reflect the policy of the Ed tor or the Proprietor.


and sometimes "Imperialism."
1 I

Please publish in your Dominicans talk a lot of tuff a-
columns the following, bout ancient slavery and exploitation
What's In A Na e of our working people, and they
What' n A Na e cheer us. We send our Ministers
How often we hear one say to the abroad with spending money and
other they return puffed up with ideas
Something offensive and he takes no which they call their own. We a-
exception; buse our best leaders who try to be
Or if even it's a lie and it is not tolerant.
against Now we are aiming to imitate
nd Himself or friend, he often smiles, Trinidad a t Carnival. We get
And seeks to hear more. Trindadians in to amuse us, and
The practice of talking ill against what does it costa Look out we
S Your neighbour causes no more don't imitate the gangsterism of Car-
surprise nival Trinidad too. Our calypsoes,
re, Than it causes alarm for the term are usually dirty.
is- Propaganda I would suggest that we try to be
3ts, Is so frequently used to get away ourselves, decent God-fearing people.
ia- with slander! Let us appreciate all who are similar
Are we all politicians preaching hate in their views. Let us be Chris:-
y against ians and men of good will together,
it Our neighbourss When, oh when Yours truly,
is- shall we think well BUSINESS MAN (of Colour)
an Of others, so that the present trend
Ad, of things will change! An Outstanding
ve Smear
he Afterthought sir,
n, On Colihaut These three words denote what
of all Dominican will have been tarn-
le- Dear Editor,- The tragedy ished with unless the culprits of the
which shook the island on Car- tragedy of Carnival Monday are
nival Monday undoubtedly left identified, tried and pay the extreme
its mark on most spectators, and penalty-- only then will that smear
our ~r ss- commentators seemed -r-r
he to have overlooked some or-the Anyone suggests any ing es
in less spectacular bands which Anyone suggesting anything else
turned out this year. but wiliul murder is hiding some-
w' As a true Creole, I observed thing which is vital to identify the
ns with the greatest of pleasure that murderers. To assist the Police,
d a rather small "old-style" band detectives and others, it is necessary
from Colihaut appeared in Ros- that Government at once offer a
us eau. What struck me specially reward for any information which
n was the cl ck-like precision of might lead to the identification of
their dance steps and hand move- the culprits and also about anything
ments, the ingenuity of their r t
palm-leaf costumes so beautifully observed at the time of the tragedy,
pleated and ihudered by Nature or before or afterwards. Let us
herself, and the fact that heir know about:--
i- patois songs were exceedingly the liquid sprayed, its constitu-
-l. catchy and in keeping with the tion, how sprayed and who made it,
e- island wide need for a "back-to- the individual who ignited the
the-land" campaign. costume or clothes,
r- Hoping that these few words the person or persons who
se of appreciation will encourage planned and caused the tragedy.
is our Colihaut performers to turn That's where you ominicans
ont again next year, and that our Tats where you Domicans
n local radio station will arrango can help yourselves. Right NOW-
n- meanwhile to broadcast the songs let every citizen discuss what took
ve they sang to us. place since someone saw everything
I remain, that happe led on Kint George V
at Yours gratefully Street on Monday February 25th,
of "Yon Bon Dominichin". 1963. That information must be
he revealed otherwise the smear that is
nt D i on us Dominicans will linger and
D minivans Are be spoken about in all parts of the
TOo Smart The stain is on YOU if you call
ic yourself a Dominican.
we -. -::.. . ..r- ... Roseau.


We U omliicanS are very
smart. We extract money from
Britain and we don't owe them any
thanks. We breed like flies, and
don't have to bother with marriage
and responsibility. We used to
send hundreds of our people to
England, mostly unskilled, some
criminals among them. We got
mad when B r it a i n called a halt.
Yet we do not want her people here.
We don't even want oar own kin
from the other islands here. We
send fruit and produce to England
and get better prices than from other
countries. When we want some-
thing more, we yell "Colonialism"

Abolish Th3
Dear Editor,
Please publish the
following in your letter column.
This is the 3rd death.
Everybody is rightly concerned
with the murderer if any. But look
further my friends and realise that
but for those 2 days Street Jump Up
there would have been no tragedy.
Cont. on p. 7









Something About Government -- I

From the Royal Bank of Canada's Monthly Letter (March)

THE STATE is a community of people whose member
ship requires them to live under the same code of behav-
iour. To make this possible, they choose the kind, quality
and quanity of government that best serves their n e e d s
today and gives them hope for tomorrow.
There should be no mistake about this dual function
of government: it must provide what is immediately necess-
ary and at the same time make plans designed to give every
citizen the best opportunity to realize in future the things
he believes to be most worthwhile.
We live in an age when shabby ideologies promise
short cuts. They take the undramatic realities of society
and sculpture them into images, t h en fervently stir up
followers. T he y marry selfishness and ignorance, and
breed conflict between races, creeds, individuals and coun-
Those who live under VWestern democracy must not
be complacent about their present felicity. They can re-
tain it only if they are alive to the spirit behind the facade,
as much aware of the moral depths as of the material sur-
face fcatuics of accmocracy.
This may be brushed aside by some people as being a
too idealistic view of government. But a government is
expected to have ideals -as do business, science, .education
and all the oihcr social facets or it is not living up
to its responsibilities.
History is, in the main, the story of man's efforts to
attain the best he can imagine life to hold for him, and to
maintain order so that enrichment of living may proceed
generation after:generation.' It is the purpose of govern-
ment-to provide .the environment in which this advance-
jnent will be possible.
EVen i th-TCe~W- iiee io ga -goet niT-ent m u-Tsn a v
government. "The Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower formed
themselves intb "a, civil body ,politick" before their little
ship reached the shores of America. There is no evidence
within human history to support the idea that a group of
people can exist without government. For an ex,.mple of
anarchy all we need do is stand at a busy street corner when
the traffic constable has left it for a minutes. Automobiles
become tangled as drivers manoeuvre to get through a n d
their horns snarl angrily.
Canadians do not look upon the State as a s o r t of
overlord, but a creature of their own hands a servant.
The government of the state is placed in the hands of men
Sand women believed by citizens to be capable of discharg-
ing the duties of care, foresight and protection. The best
form of government, they agree, is government by g o o d
men, qualified to.carry out these obligations.
Democracy is not an e a s y system to maintain and
develop. It must. bring together under one roof two differ
ent ideas: the idea that the state should provide scope and
opportunity for individual enterprise and the idea that the
s t a t e should be a collection of public services, satisfying
people's needs by subsidies, subventions and the like.
It is not possible for a government to ru 1 e without
curtailing some individual freedoms, but it is contrary to
the canons of good.administration that it should s ee k to
compensate for restrictions by providing circuses as well as

It has been the experience of
Canada in general to have political
parties with high principles. They
have been made up of men and
'women of convici' on who seek to
explain the:r belief; in order to w'in
support. They hive not descended
to huckstering; they have not aban-
doned their honesty for the sake of
partisan expediency. Our great
political figures have looked upon
government as an art and science to
be learned, not merely an office to
be won.
In a democratic state the men
forming the government are con-
cerned with representing the citizens.
They believe in the sovereignty of
the people, universal suffrage in
which every man and woman counts
as a person, and the right of the
majority to rule. The future of
democracy, said a nineteenth century
writer, mainly depends on the will-
ingness of the omnipotent people to
be led by highly trained ancd' can-
scientious statesmen, and on the
willingness of those statesmen to
serve the people upon such terms as
democracy will accept.

The Athenian system of "di-
rect democracy" would be im-
possible in a modern nation. As
population grew, it became in-
creasingly difficult !or cili/c'.s o
attend the uascsmbly. Instead of
'direct democracy" we now have
government by elected repreren-
The voter goes into a compart-
ment where he marks his ballet

by putting an "X" opposite the
name of the candidate by whom
he wishes tobe represented That
"A' appoints ie representative
10 a pOsi on- of rei t rcu, L ;inmd
r!.sponsihilitv. He must main-i
loin intimate contact with the
opinions of those whoc.1 he rep-
resents not alone those who
voied for him, but all the people.
(Continued next week)

Qies s CoPrne

"We must be willing to learn the lesson that co-operation may imply
compromise; but if it brings a world advance it is a gain for each indivi-
dual nation. There will be those who doubt their ability to rime to these
new heights, but the alternative is not possible to contemplate. We must
build faith in the heart of those who doubt, we mnst rekindle faith in our-
selves when it grovs dim, and find some kind of divine courage within us
to keep on till on earth we have peace and good will among men."
-Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

And what Adlai Stevenson said about Mrs. Roosvelt:
"She wculd rather light candles than curse the darkness, and her glow
has warmed the world."

Aims and principles
If it is to be effective, a govern.
anent must have a'ms that are spec-
fic, concrete, and definite. These
differ from country to country accord-
ing to circumstances and environ-
ment, but the ultimate criterion is
this: are the people preserved and
One essential quality in govern-
ment is integrity. The strength of
a government lies in the belief of'the
people it rules that it is inflexibly
open and truthful. There is a say-
ing in the law of equity which

might be paraphrased: "He who
comes to govern must come with
clean hands."
Ideally, once a representative is
elected by the people he becomes
part of government, not politics.
The purpose of a political party is
to bring together people who believe
alike about certain things so that
they may carry their principles into
practice. When a member is elected
to parliament it is his duty to form
his opinion after hearing all sides in
a debate, and to lend his influence
toward governing in the interests of
all the peo"'

The HERALD Is The People's Own Paper







University Crisis
By Graham Norton
(COILr. fromt our last issue)
There is now therefore an urgent need for more itov-
c r n c 1 t sp1 nlincl in British ,nivnr itirs, .,11 ... .iu t

1 1

Dr. Elsa Walters, at prese
Senior Lecturer in the Depar
ment of lIduc.iion of the Ult
\ersitv IIha been pointindl a S
nior Lecturer in the In tiut- wi
effect from August 1, 1903.

technical instituLiions. More classloolm, laboratories .dI
li i n g accommodation are needed-and more money is Steel Na
required, both to pay for additional staff, and to keep those tion
that remain. For the problem has extended itself into that
_eld also. Figures recently published show that many of Harold Wilsc
British Labour
Brit.:' s most promising scientists had taken up careers nationwide T'
..b:.:idj. I'.uitC':lrlv in the United States. This is not only week that Labe
." : e a. i;crsiucs (who also lose such talents to high- tionalize the B
try if elcted. (
'.. s uy i but to the nation. try i ed.
A ths discontent has found expression in a getting
:. .'...: of university teachers with all teachers, particularly
nose represented in one powerful "National U n i o n of Woman
Teachers," and all those interested in education in a "1963 Unlucky
Campaign For Education," a vast pressure group, which
it is hoped, will develop like some great slow-m o v i n g LONDON Mar 5
python all over Britain. Gentle pressure will be exerted at office announce
first, growing greater if its demands are resisted, until the appointment as
government and its Ministers of Education are forced to sador to Israel
w h i --....i,.d i

give W\ay.
\iv that M.inistIr" tic is Sir idw.artd Boyle -ot the
face of it the brightest hope Ir'iIlis i education has had rlo
ma l a lon, :, .N. A bachelor whose tavourite
relaxation is c.uling phlilosophly. he has a deeper and more
genuine interest in education than has been seen for many
years. If anyone were to recast and overhaul the system of
EPlcationn it would bl he he About Sir Edward. and the


n Iader of th
Parly said in
V broadcast la
our will again na
ri'ish Steel Indu


CP: The Foreig
ed today that it
A1 Barbara Salt
s Bliush Amba
because of illnec
if 1t afr nnaiol

Wh!lcil l llIsll i; n 1 I 111pllo-I'f
ot hlrr ley.

Third Peace
Corps Year

r t
th j f


0oor Mats, Ofice Chairs, Wire Nettig,J
e !Kitchen Sinks, Iron Rods; Cement In
S iBags, Paints, Water Piping And Fittings;,
a- [Y ,J,,
s- Stoves, Electric Kettles, Water Heaters;
tand Stanley Tools, Etc.





1963 Campaign for Education
another occasion.

What Defence
Costs Britain

riltin's deence poli-'y was the
theme of a two.d debate m in tihe
Iouse o' CommonI on Monlday,
4th Maeh. ,
Once again the Opposition ta.
bled a censure motioit expresing
"no confidence" in thi government
and its defence policy icefrfihn- to the
defence budget for the coming fin
;ncial yeir ; reprenni'.llli "the big-
gest d fence --i.,-,ihi ,r i ttle
peace-time history oft Britain".
The rotal uium anked is, ".......-,
4oo,r. S.. .WI on the original
idb' s eimaimd t for 1962-63 still,
za i -, sve'/eal years past, about seven
per cent of the gross national pro-
End Of Conscription
There is a special significance a.
bout the army estimates for the com-
ing financial year in that 1964 will
see the ending of conscript service
- after a qnarter of a century -
and Britain's return to a completely
professional army of regular volun-
The navy and the air force will
also have wholly professional person-
nel but those two services relied
much less on conscript service than
did tht army and were never so much
.afEeced bV comecdpoion.

Krush Advertises
In London Paper
LONDON Mar z CP: Soviet Premier
Khruschev isn't ruminhg for . office in Britain but he took 'a
two-page ad inl the D.ily aM.Li
today to publ'leicb his FCebruary s2tbh
lectionetriug S peeh in Mocoaw,

.... ....... .





, .we hope to write more on The, United States Peace Corps The Governmentof Do nca hs bee notified
w began its third'year on 'March x that the Department of Citizenship and I 1migra-
with 4.595 volunteers overseas or in t;on in Canada has approved of the admission into
training to help further education, Canada during the course of this year of innej^
BkwEeil a p T r o national taainl. public works, dui rs o t yaoni.
R e-iS t r a r T B i t. o- oo rr -u:."" " A l O '. - - -S n-, -- --
Direotor Of economic project in 44 c untries. 2. I he requirements are as follows:-
,O these, o a are at work 'in the i (a) Persons selected must be single women
Institute O Caribbean. ,aea, induding i4 in without children, in good health, of good
StE Lts ia, in Jamaic, and I 9 character, ,and will be required to give,
Edu atlon in the oin ari ubila Be a written undertaking to remain at dom-
pronramme, estic employment for a period of one
Dr,.H.,W, Springer, Reglltrar 0 om 79o Peaee Corpmtan will year, and further not to change their em-
of the Unlversity of the Westin-. ome home this y,-i after complete. ployme t without the consent o f the
dies has aceeptd appointment as ing two yvari of service in develop. Minister of Labour Canada, or his aut-
DiI-l.ti9 of the isltte f I d% ing lanions', but thousands mo e will horised representative.
uctiaon in the University of tho ...',into training to replace them, to rresenaive.
W,,i iondies. Dr. Springer wbho expand -,i.., I,,r,,ojie and start (b) Persons must be within the age group
hn beeo RegBtisnr of ti e Uni- new oc lini rcev with applications 21-35 ears.
rl'I ilo uD its iincri4 -.i ,1019 ain:it a rate of as many as ii. A minimum of five (5) years formal ed-
April 1, 1963. 800 a day, their are not nearly en- ucation is necessary, but preference will
Dr. Springer is at present on ough volunteers to meet the requestsnormallybthose i.n
leave of absence and is on a Vi- of other nations.
siting Fellowship to All Souls COUNTRIES ASK MORE higher qualifications. Credit shall be
College, Oxford. Every country in which the vo given to those persons who undertaken
The establishment of the In- "Everyth special courses of training i n house-vo-
stitute of Education was made lunteers work has asked the Peace specialcourses of training i n house
po.s ble by a grant of $592,750 Corps to double, triple, even quadru- craft a n d domestic science. Exper-
(U S.) made to the University of pie the supply," said a spokesman, ience, particular ly with modern houe-
the West Indies by the Ford The number of volunteers abroad hold appliances, will also be taken in ac-
Foundation last year and an will reach about 9,ooo by the end count
agreement by the governments of 1963. Those in Latin America count.
of the English-speaking Carib number I,5o6, in Africa 1,528, in ill. Each person selected will be required to
bean to contribute to this pro- the Far East 1,046, and in the -Near unde, go a complete medical examination
ject. A release from the Ford
Foundation on August I last East and South Asia, 515, Minimum which shall include full-st ze X ray exam-
year stated that the purpose of age for Peace Corps volunteers is 18, action of the chest as well as VDRL test.
the Institute was to strengthen but their is no maximum limit: the iv. Each person selected must be in passes-
the training of primary-school oldest is 76 and he is serving as an sion of a valid passport.
teachers and to improve co or- engineer in East Pakistan. Thereon of a valid passport.
dination between primary and are 154 volunteers over the age of 40. v. The cost of transportation to Montreal,
secondary education in the En- About 63 percent are men. and rail fare to final destination n Cana-
glish-speaking islands of the The Peace Corps idea is growing da, will be borne by the immf grant.
West Indies.w hr he woId, officials
Specifically, the Institute will throughout the world, officials report 3. Persons who wish to be considered for sefJec-
help to bring the area's ten teach- and x5 nations are considering for- tion must ;.pl- to the Labour Commigsioner,
er-traning colleges into a com- ming similar organization. ,-I ,, Department of Labour, not later than 21st
mrion system with ecluiv:alcnt stn- D a Mrch, 963,
dard;i wiati rvicth iWadlgir,ito;f "0ly o !r"ly le- r For Ne 'F w Yr k Apliii,,in foit are obtainable at this Department,
Ntmeshlw; hcotduct r-nirchi0ip O. e!w Yu,, Mai ~, {(:l');= C lNi',
teaubiag probjefS advie gov La or .

ilia-ij_ m il d veotpO itlll,,9ll.1d
,ne Ihn:a the publeaoe!ou e in
expensive txtbeooke for the Ca.
nbbe-in area,.

be publahed ii New York orE 87
daysi asd wS goid @ut @ea is mote
appeace?6, The stbic k aided
iMday, Mvuch fo,

Department of Labour,
14th February, 1963,
Frb, -S, Mafrlth 9, tg







People's Post

Cont. from page 4
Why has no one yet said this
Street Jamp Up should be abolished
by Government, Churches, Civic
0 rdi ni7n a rents wive. and

gr iza.t ions, parents,wiv s ano
husbands as a celebration that only It is from the depths of our scathing grief that we record the passing
encourages drunkeness, illegitimacy away of our very loving and dearly beloved George Avory James.
(which every decent citizen wants His rather early and unpredictable death came during the pomp and
wiped out) and now death, fanfare of the musical revelling of Carnival 1963, an aspect of community
Can anyone explain why no life to which his own was a matchless contribution. One could hardly be
one h as suggested abolishing this better known and loved in an/ community than George was here, a popula-
particular celebration, or is it because rity which followed him mainly as a result of his great talent and devotion
there are those who will endure any to music.
misfortune for their carnal satisfaction; Born on August I2th 1937, George attended Roseau Boys' school, and
and in such numbers! later St. Mary's Academy from where he obtained the School Cert:ficate in
Then all I can cry is Shame 1956,
shame shame on Dominica. In the following year he joined the Civil Service and was attached to the
Thank you, General Post Office, until his transfer to the Labour Department where he
SYMPATHIZER was working at the time of his death,
P.S. I would ask all Good D omi- George's interest in music began at an early age, but most of this went
nicans to join together to approach unobserved until the Dominica Music Festval of 1951 when we won two
Government to abolish Carnival first places in classes 16 and 17 for 'Recorder Solo' and 'Recorder Duet'
Steeet Jump Up. respectively.
SYMPATHIZER, He saw his first opportunity to reach the top of Orchestration in this
country after the disbandment of The Casimir Bros. Swingtette, when he
proceeded to foim the eversince most popular ',C J. Orchestra' which was
named for him and which he led with distinctive fame both here and in
Sharp Criticism Antigua.
The only child in his family, George was loving, respectful and
Sir,-Day after day things seem obedient as could be expected of any truly good child, and as a member of
to be going from bad to worse in the community he bore himself as was symbolic of a truly born gentleman,
this hitherto pleasant community of George was recently espoused to Staff Nurse Stella Green, and to those
ours. I refer to police action on the who knew, they indicated possession of every genuine quality for marital
Carnival Monday incident and the success and happiness; but that was not to be. Nurse, however was at his
attitude of Government in the same death bed.
matter. As I see it three things To the whole of this community in which he was an outstanding asset,
went wrong in the police procedure our loss cannot be soon written off; to his colleagues and friends, he will
of investigations, as follows:- long be remembered; and to his parents their loss cannot be reduced to
(1) That the whole band should words..... . .
have been surrounded and MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE ...
thenam _anL_ address_ of "Think ofhimfaridngn-as dear
e v er y individual therein In thelove of There as the love oF, -ere
taken down. Think of him still as the same, I say,
(2) Ena Joseph who is alleged to For he is not dead but just away,
have said certain things should A FRIEND
have remained under police ---,- .,-
surveillance until she was fit
to make a statement before
she had any contact with
anybody at all. ,
(3) His Honour should not have F TU M
waited until he got pressure ARD OF THANKS
from more responsible mem-.
bers of the community before GEORGE JAMES
he caused' samples of the
costumes to be dispatched for Mr, & Mrs, Clive Olivacee and Mr, & Mrs, Clinton Lancelot and
chemical analysis, family, Mrs. Minnie Pinnard and family, and Messrs Lionel and An d y
The next question is that to the Joseph and Nurse Stella Green; beg most cordially to thank all those
best of our knowledge the Acting kind friends, and neighbours, and members of the Medical profession
Chief of Police had either been too both here and in Jamaica, who sent in cards, wreaths, and in all and
shocked or complacent ever to call sundry ways, endeavoured their utmost to enable them to bear with i
in the local C. I. D. personnel to i Christian fortitude and resignation the shocking impact and implica i
give any instruction in regard to the tions of their recent sad bereavement,
fire incident. Those investigations
seem to have been done entirely on ..* *- -,---.,----* ......---......... -
their own, and it is not too much
to presume, that the best Police
efforts may not throw any light.
We are glad that 'Scotland Yard' Children's (Factual Test) Corner
has been brought down to investi-
gate this malicious crime.
Another strange thing is that we Dear Girls and Boys,
have heard that Press Reports given The news these last few days has made us all sad. It
on the first stage of the Inquiry into will be a long time before we shall be able to look forward to Carnival as
the probable causes of the said fire the gay, care-free enjoyment of years gone by. There are some school
have provoked a release from Go- children lying critically ill in the hospital- it could be any one of you-
vernment purporting to correct what nearly all of you take part in the "jump up" in bands on those two days.
was stated in The Press Reports Our three promising young men lost there lives in the terrible tragedy--
As we see it, those reports did two of them promising musician.
not seem to involve Government in It was Carnival Monday-- the bands had paraded the streets. The
any respect, and we are therefore Blessed Sacrament was exposed at the Cathedral. There were quite a few
shocked to realize Governments' women praying and a sprinkling of men. Eric Shillingford among them.
sudden interest in this matter which Father Albert gave the benediction just before twelve. There I saw Eric
did not provoke their sympathy in walking down the steps in the bright sunshine outside: little did he rea-
the first place to the bereaved relatives lise that he would be carried up those same steps in his coffin a few days
and friends of these who suffered, later,
May the Almighty God have Eric was a fine fellow- I knew him well- I taught him at school-
mercy on US. he never changed. He spent years in England studying his profession--
Yours truly, he return home -- the same unassuming courteous young man I knew years
FAIR PLAY ago- what a lesson for you girls and boys-- he never put on airs.

Those who heard Eddie play his guitar will remember that experience.
He too was a fine young man. And now George too is gone- his orches-
ra played at nearly all the best dances in town-- his band was his hobby.
They were all young men of whom their parents speak highly. What
Svoid is left in those homes-- only time will heal the wounds.
The lines below were written by John Whircomb. 1 have made some
light changes.
"We cannot say, and we will not say,
That they are dead- they're just away
With a cheery smile and a wave of hand,
They have wondered into an unknown land,
An i left us dreaming, how very fair
It needs must be, since they linger there.
And you! Oh you! who the wildest year
For the old time step, and the glad return,
Think of them faring on, as dear
in the love of there, as the love of here.
Think of them still as the same. I say,
They are not dead, they are just away.
May their souls rest in peace,
Cherio, till next week, Love from Auntie Fran,
(Cont onpage 10)


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The Poor And Workless Among Us Scial Welfare Department, where tney were promptly attended to. But the
,most they can obtain from this source is $ a week each: a total of three
dollars to nourish two growing youngsters, who incidentally had good
By P. S. A. manners. And what of when their jobless parent emerges from the jail?
Immediately the subsistence will cease. How will these gentle pathetic
A visitor to our office (from abroad) told us recently children live, and what life-lessons will they learn:
that no-one in Dominica need starve, and that is w h a t In addition to these specific cases ofsheer povery, callers at the HERALD
makes the people so independent: they just have to go and have inclu led many impoverished young women of good appearance and
dig up a yam to sustain life. While there is truth in his character who are out of work from districts as far apart as Mahaut and La
Sr (save that I Pwould su e d n f y line Although it is nearly a year since I ceased to be a Labour Minister,
k (save that I would substitute dashen for yam, I find their problems engrossing. They seek "decent" jobs in shops and
which is highly seasonable), the fact is that many people in offices, but there are not enough of these jobs to go around. Every one of
Dominica are bitterly poor and that man cannot 1 i v e by these girls- including one who came from Grandbay and struck out to-
dasheen alone. The appearance in the HERALD Office of wards Canefield on foot seeking employment--- resists firmly the idea of
other visitors of an entirely different category has brought accepting a job in domestic service, even when those are the only jobs avail
sad cases to my attention, and I think the reading public able. If we examine the reasons for this hatred of domestic work, "servant
ought to hear about them. work" as they call it, it is understandable. First it is a question of status;
One day a young woman, fragile to the point of dis- the girls regard being a maid as entry into slavery. Second, they feel that i
appearance, appeared in New Street from the country. She it is relinquishing freedom-the hours are long, the pay is small, the con.
carried, or barely lifted, a child of about a year who looked editions are variable. Third, they often have a child to support who would
far from well; another better-nourished child (aged three or not be acceptable at the plae p of work., s
four) was ith them. This little family was shepherded by In my view itfa Domestic Workers Charter could be drawn up by v
four) was with them. This little family was shepherded by common agreement by a committee of housewife-employers and the La-
an older woman, also from the country. bour Department, laying down proper conditions of work and pay and ri
It appears that the young woman, totally deaf, is a insisting on proper service in return, something could be achieved by elevat- si
widow. She had been happily married, was bringing up ing the domestic worker to a better professional status and explaining her t
her first two children comfortably, when her husband sud- own responsibilities to the employer. The question of hours is a very vexed B
Sd tid ci, sil a i is n bi point. But unless something is done soon, when the last ofthe "old style er
denly died. The third child still an infant, is now being maids and cooks die out, there will be no service at all, save for the fortu-
treated for malnutrition in the Infant Jesus Nursery. If nate few who (because they have always treated domestic workers as human
ever I saw a case of near-starvation, it was the mother of beings entitled to dignity and a fair wage) may continue to attract willing .
those children. She had obviously denied herself of food helpers.
for their sakes; how can she possibly sustain the i n fa n t
child when it is returned to her care? I reported the matter Labour Front Bench ry
to the Church in which the young woman was baptised, ri
and now we find two religious organizations, Methodist and The new Leader of of the Opposition, Mr. Harold Wilson, is now ec
Catholic, concerning themselves: one with the, mother, one firmly in the saddle and last month he made some changes in the responsi- e
with the youngest child. Yet the iChurhes hort of abilities allotted to his Labour front bench colleagues in the Commons. "
ith the youngest child. Yet the Churches are short of Mr. George Brown who was handsomely beaten by Mr. Wilson in th
money for sch purposes, and Social Welfare funds are the final ballot for the vacant leadership will continue as Deputy Leader of te
circumscribed. Who else w)l help' this pitiful little fami- the Opposition-as he was under Mr. Gaitskell.
frc~ --e~ :ir s .2- - -. -HIe.-ilL Iso exercise a general w.atbono allhome affair. subjscri^ ._r
Some days later, two unaccompanied school children of RoseaA, a girl The most interestingofthe new "Shadow Cabinet" appointments is p
ofr4 and a boy of 9, arrived bearing a letter, which told the isitful~ory Mr. Wilson's choice of Mr. Patrick Gordon Walker to be the party's chief cc
of their predicament. The parent who maintained them (an alcoholic) is spokesman of foreign affairs. This was formerly Mr. Wilson's own sphere. cc
in jail for a few weeks. They were being sheltered by an elderly woman Mr. Gordon Walker, a close ;s ociate of the late Mr. Gaitskell is a A
who is incapacitated. They did not have, as the letter said "a bread to former Oxford Don who was Commonwealth Relation Secretary in the last g,
eat." Labour Government. He has been recently the Labour Party's chief fr
Naturally I had to leave my desk and take these children over to the spokesman on defence subjects. The Opposition's new defence spokesman at
_will be Mr Denis Healey. (BIS) it


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SNotice is hereby given in accordance with Section 7i
of the Banana Ordinance, No. 6 of 1959, that the Annual:
NGeneral Meeting of the Association will be held at the!
jC a r i b Cinema, Roseau, commencing at 11.00 am. on!
SMonday, 29th April, 1963.
S Members of the Association are invited to attend, but
only the members of the Board of Management and the!
jDelegates of the District Branches shall take part in thel
Deliberations and be eligible to v o t e on any questioni
(arising at the Meeting.
i It should also be noted that only the Delegates of the!
iDistrict Branches shall be eligible to elect members to
the Board,
S1. To confirm the minutes of the General Meeting held
30th April, 1962,
2. To receive and approve the Report of the Board, j
3. To receive and adopt Audited Accounts for the Yeari
ended 31st December, 1962,
! 4. To elect six members to s e r v e on the Board of
Management for the ensuing p er i o d of)
twelve months,
S5, Any other Business of which due notice shall have
P been given, A, D. BOYD
1 General Manager j
,Mar. 16., ..
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How Britai
Information about 198 different
organizations in Britain which have
facilities useful to developing count-
ries is contained in a new guide to


Pickled Pink Salmon
Fresh Mackerel
Boneless Codfish
Smoked Bloaters
LIBBYS Tomato Ketchup
Canned Green Peas
HEINZ Mayonnaise
Vegetable & Potato S
Baked Beans
Macaroni & Cheese
Canadian Sardines
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Mar 16-30

as the Organisations listed. They
cover education, relief organisation,
trusts, industrial research units, vol-
untary associations, medical institutes.
television, banking, law, science,
building an exhaustive register of
public and private bodies ranging
alphabetically from the African Bu-
reau in London to the Young Wo-
men' s Christian Association.
The guide has, says a foreword,
been produced in answer to requests,
particularly from those who work in
developing countries. It is the first of
its kind in Britain.
Commercial concerns are not list-
ed in the guide because information
:an usually be obtained from relevant
institutions or associations, or from the
Federation of British Industries,
Information given covers scholar-
hips and publications available from
various organizations.
The Federation of British Indust-
ies itself, for example, awards 90
scholarships each year for practical
raining with industrial firms in
Britain. They are offered to graduate
engineers from 40 developing count-
The guide is published by George
Allen and Unwin of 40, Museum
street, London, W.C. i. at zSs.
WI$6.oo) in Britain.
It is described by the British Seer ta-
Sof State for Technical Co-opera-
on, Mr. Dennis Vosper, as "a dir-
:tory of thevast wealth of British
experience and goodwill" and an
invaluable tool of their trade" for
lose whose job it is to organise
:chnical co-operation.
The Oversea. Development Insti-
ie,. fo.undPdin-iio to study the
problem of how the industrialised
countries can help the less developedd
countries of Asia, Africa and Latin
America, is an independent, non-
overnment body financed by grants
om the Ford and Nuffield Found-
:ions and donations from British
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One of its declared aims is to spread
n Can Help information collected as widely as
possible among people working on
be published in Britain on 2zst Feb. development problems. (BIS)
ruary for the Overseas Development SUPPORT
Institute. ouP P n
The facilities offered are as diverse THE HERALD

Canned Salmon 1 &'1b tin
Tuna Fish & 11b tin
Herrings in Tomato Sauce 7 & 14 oz.
Fresh Herrings 7 & 14 oz. tin
Portugese Sardines in Olive Oil
Anchovies in Oil & Capers
Pure Olive Oil 10 oz, Bottles

alads Red Beans, Lentils
Yellow Split Peas
Whole Green Peas
Small White Beans
,e & Cheese






Miss Africa-
Beauty, Brains And Business
"Miss Africa" came to Chicago recently and in her brief visit created a
very favorable impression for African womanhood with her charm, wit,
intelligence and intense desire to serve her country economically.
She is Miss Abby Ekwonna, a 24-year-old beauty from Lagos, Ni-
geria, who gained international prominence by winning the "Miss Africa"
title in competition with 15 other beauties from I5 African nations in a con-
test held in New York City to commemorate the emergence of the new
African states. She was crowned by Mrs. Catherine Basic, wife of famed
American Negro band leader Count Basie.
A former United Nations secretary, "Miss Africa" arrived in Chicago
to visit the Fuller Products Cosmetics Co., as part of a business tour of the
United States. She surveyed the fashion field, establishing contacts and
buying merchandise for a fashion salon she is establish in Lagos. "I will
be offering our young women all the things they desire in modern fashion,"
she remarked about her business venture.
"Miss Africa" is very modern herself, She was an eyeful to spectators
upon her arrival at O'Hare Airport The 5-foot 3-inch, 1I5-pound
Niverian wore a dashing Akwa gown topped by a stole made of African
kente cloth. The Akwa gown is the national costume of her country.
For Miss Ekwonna, it served to accentuate her shapely figure. She wore
black pumps, silver earrings and bracelets and her hair was done up in the
latest style. With her winsome smile, the shocolate-colored Miss Ekwonna
was the personification of grace and poise.
Her talents are not restricted to the beauty field. A fine singer. mostly
in the folk music category, she has appeared in several documentary films
on Africa. The films include, "The U. S. and the Congo", and "Ni-
geria 'nd Democracy." She also knows all the latest American and La-
tin dances.
"'vMiss Africa" comes by htr business talent naturally. Her father is
in the import-export business. Miss Ekwonna believes that economic
growth is one of the major factors in Africa's growth. She says:
"There is a strong movement among young Africans to bring the conti-
nent live. We know that it can be done through education, economics
and politics."


In clinical tests on malaria by
the U.S. National Institut es of
Health, a new drug has given
protection against the disease
nearly ten times longer than con
ventional anti-malaria drugs now
in use.
Volunteers given a single injec-
tion of the drug nearly a year ago
bave not yet shown any evidence
of malaria even though they have
been bitten by heavily infected
mosquitoes at monthly intervals,
Other volunteers not given the
drug have invariably come down
with malaria after being bitten
by the same mosquitoes.
Scientists think it is possible
that "C1501" kills the parasites
before infection can take root.
Ifso, the drug will greatly aid
the world-wide programme to
eliminate malaria. The disease.
which presents a grave problem
par'ic'ilarly to mary of the emer-
ging countries, afflicts 200 mil-
lion people and causes two mil-
lion deaths each year. Scientists
have called the results of C1501's
clinical tests "Spectacular".

Notice Of Application
For Liquor Licences

To the Magistrate Dist. "G"- & the

__C__ __ hiet ot Police.
Are State Secretaries More ARTHUR MS
Are ate ere sMoat Vieille Case Parish of St. An-.
Powerful Than Ministers drew do hereby give you notice that
it is my to a _gV attahe_
fa______ -ti ,rm Qlnan. i.Lj-ln't*---- Magistrate's Court to b e held a t
Portsmouth on Tuesday. the 2nd dav

In (Germany) the State]Secretaries are the civil-serviceheads of depart-
ments, and deputies of the ministers in charge of ministries or departments.
During that notorious night when the police action against "Der
Spiegel', the newsmagazine, was commenced in Bonn and Hamburg, the
Federal Governm.nt appeared to consist not of ministers but exclusively of
State Secretaries. In the Ministry of Justice only State Secretary Walter
Strauss was fully informed about the whole matter, Minister Stammberger
had been excluded carefully from knowing anything, and whatever informa-
tion had to be passed op to the Federal Chancellor was passed on to him
through State Secretary Globke,

Ministers Lose Office
It was that very night that caused the government crisis in Bonn.
The responsible ministers, Franz-Josef Strauss and Stammberger, lost their
Office, but the State Secretaries remained in office; Walter Strauss was pro.
moted to the rank of judge at the European Court of Law in Luxembourg,
and Globke, too continues in office. In Bonn this state of affairs will often
be referred to as the "Trade Union of State Secretaries", or a kind of "Se-
cond Government". What is the power and authority of these men who,
after all, are not responsible to parliaments
According to the letter of the law State Secretaries are the leading
administrative executives of the ministers. They are to head and adminis-
ter their ministry and relieve their politically active ministers of the adminis-
trative routine work. To use a military example: they can be compared to
the chiefs of a general staff. But in the military service, too, chiefs of staff
have often been more important than the commander in-chief, and practice
has been developing along lines different from what the law had wanted.
State Secretaries have jobs more permanent than those of ministers.
Mr. Walter Strauss served as a State Secretary in the Ministry of Justice
for thirteen years, he saw six ministers come and go before he went to
Luxembourg. State Secretaries know everything about their departments
and they know every officer and official personally aq they have appointed
most of them. The ministers will sometimes hardly know their way about
the ministries and the numerous personnel in their departments.
And what is more, the State Secretaries will sit at their desks and
work in the department all the time while the ministers travel in the coun-
try, fight electoral campaigns, and represent the policy of their department.
Amost all of the State Secretaries are administrative lawyers, while the
ministers are politicians. This was meant to be so. They are to look after
the legal and administrative details, while the ministers are in charge of
determining the overall political concept. But in this more complicated
world often the expertise of the expert will win over the overall concept.
This also applies to the federal government. (German Tribune)

Read The

of April X963, ensuig ffor a tai1
LIQUOR LICENCE in respect of my
premises at Vieille Case Parish o f
St Andrew.
Dated the 2nd. day of February
Mar. 16- 30.

To the Magistrate Dist. "G" & the
Chief of Police.
I, JOLLY PHILLIP now residing at
Wesley Parish of St, Andrew do
hereby give you notice that it is my
intention to apply at the Magistrate's
Court to be held at Portsmouth o n
Tuesday, the and. day of April 1963,
ensuing for a retail LIQUOR LICENCE
in respect of my premises at Wesley
Parish of St. Andrew.
Dated the 7th day of January 1963.
Mar. 16-30
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

Tickets $1.00 from:

jHERIALD Try your luck for ra Buck! I

Schedule of Applications for Certificates of Title and Notings
t ereon and Caveats for the week ending the 9th day of March 1963
Nature of Request whether for
Date of Request Person Presenting Certificate of Title or Noting
thereon or Caveat
Request dated Joseph St. John Request for the issue of aFirst Cer-
tificate of Title in respect of that
3rd Oct, 1961, portion of and situate in the Wesley
by his Solicitor Village in the Parish of St. Andrew in
Presented the Colony of Dominica, containing
7th March 1963 1.48 acres and bounded as follows:-
at 11.00 a.m. Vanya Dupigny On the North-East and South-East
by Walker's Rest Estate: On the North-Wes. by land of Sentive Valmond
ard the Walker's Rest Road;On the South by Walker's Rest Estate(separ?-
ted by a Ravine) and on the South-West by land of Dent Prosper.
Registrar's Office, JOSEPH A. MARCANO.
Roseau, 7th March 1963. Ag. Registrar of Titles
NOTE:-Any person wno desires to object to the issuing of a Cer-
tificate ofTitle on the above application may enter a Caveat in the above
office within four weeks from the date of the first appearance of the above
Schedule in the Oficial Gazette and in the DONINICA HERALD newspaper
published in this Island.


Schedule of Applications for Certificates of Title and Notings
thereon and Caveats for the week ending the 9th day of March 1963.
Nature of request whether
Date of Request Person Presenting for Certificate of Title or
Noting thereon or Caveat.
Request dated Tilson Maxwell Request for the issue of a
S, . First Certificate of Title in
18th Jan. 1963 b respect of that portion of
Sby his Solicitor land situate in the Parish df
Presented St. Andrew, inthe Colony
_7th _Mrsc -I ,a ------ -- ,.ui6u'.a -ontaiuin g
at 10.4. am. Vanya Dupigay 640 square feet and
S. bounded as follows:- On the
Nrrth by lapd of Serrance St. Armie; On the South and South-Fast
by a Public Drain separating it from Heirs of Moses Joseph: O the West
by Public Road.

Registrar's Office
Roseau, 7th Mar, 1963

Ag. Registrar of Titles

NOTE:-Any person who desires to object to the issuing of a Certi-
ficate of Title on the above application may enter a Caveat ii the above
office within four weeks from the date of the first appearance of the
above Schedule in the Olfcial Gazettte and the D ICA HERALD news-
paper published in this Island.


( To be sold pursuant to an Order made by Mr. Justice '
R. J. Manning on the 15th day of May, 1960 in Suit 1959
IA. No. 4 Between Marion Alleyne and Sylvia Michael,
Personal Representatives of Alice Florence Dumas, de-
ceased, Plaintiffs and John Andrew, Defendant, and by vir-
tue of the Trustees and Mortgagees Act (Chap, 153) ati
Public Auction on Friday the 5th day of April, 1963, atI
3.00 p.m. at the Chambers of Mr. Clifton A. H, Dupigny
6 New Street, Roseau, Dominica,
S All that piece or parcel of land with buildings there-I
on situate in the Town of Roseau in the Island of Domin-
ica containing two thousand and seventy-four square feet
(2074 sq, ft.) more or less and bounded North-Easterly by
lands of Estate Beatrice Crawford, deceased, and heirs of
James Joseph, North-Westerly by lands of Maggie Robinson
and Tryphena Delta Wortham, South-Westerly by land of
Gilbert Joseph and South-Easterly by Great Marlborough
Street recorded in Book of Deeds Y. No. 7 folios 714 -716.
S Particulars and conditions of sale may be obtained
from Mr. Clifton A. H. Dupigny of Chambers, 6 New Street, i
Rseau, Icminica, the Solicitor having the carriage of thet
Sale and at the place of sale.
i Dated the 24th day of January, 1963.
SSolicito for o Plaififs (Mortgapes)
Jan. Z6, Feb. i6. Mar. 16
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Laville Sets Record
It is regrettable that unlike other
West Indians, Dominicans show
little interest in Athletics: it seems
to evaporate as soon as they leave
school. One notable exception is
Benoit Laville who is presently
studying in the U.S A. On March
2, he represented Cal-Poly of San
Luis Obispo and threw the javelin
223ft. 2in. This distance is a re-
cord for the Long Beach Relays,
the previous best being i65fi. It al-
so broke the Cal-poly record of
2Ioft. Sin. set up by H. Ziraman
in 1954, and is easily a West In-
dies record. The World Record
stands at z82ft. 3in., held by J.
Lusis of the U.S.S.R. Laville is
to compete against the University of
California in Los Angeles today.

Outright Victories
It was a weekend of outright
victories in the D.A.S.A. Cricket
League. St. Joseph beat S.M.A.
by 6 wickets at the Botanic Gardens,
while Combermere beat D.G.S. by
72 runs at Windsor Park.
At the Gardens, S.M.A. batted
first on a.soft wicket. They were
skittled out for 68 in a little over
two hours. Only R. Williams, who

n. o.) to put on 51 for the last wick-
et. His fine innings of 93 included
15 fours and a five. J. Celaire eot
6 for 41 and C. Doctrove 4 for 60
for D.G.S.
In their second innings, Comber-
mere could raise only o19. They
were shattered by the pace of Celaire
(6 for 38) and Doctrove-4 for 53.
H. Williams scored 26 for Comber-
mere, Set to get 167 to win, the
schoolboys were never i 1 the race -
all out for 103, Only E, Charles who
hit eight fours in a bright innings of
35 offered any resistance. For Com-
bermere, St. Hilaire took 6 for 34
and Joseph John 4for 32. Skipper
J. Larocque bagged a brace of ducks
in this match.
Cassius Fails
By taking ten rounds to beat
Douglas Jones on points on Wed-
nesday night, Cassius Marcellus
Clay failed for the first time to pre
diet the outcome in seven fights.
He had affirmed that he would stop
Jones in four rounds. At the end
of the fourth round the crowd jeer-
ed at Clay, This victory is his
nineteenth since turning professional
in 1961. He has never been beaten.
Latest is that he has now been off-
ered a fight with -ex-wodd-champ
Ingemar Johannsen.

got 20, reached douDle figures. THIBe AUDINTHE EWS
their batsmen gave' the impress& THIAUD ENEWS
._l.t-they vmold have _prferred to :The Secretary. of Sraelat-.-.h a
spend the afieruoon on the beach. given covering approval for a C D.
K. Ravalin 3 for 22, H. Charles &cW. grant of .917 (approx 84,
3 for 23 and K. Laurent 2 for 13, 4po W.I.), with certain reservations,
supplied the music. for the purpose of providing the
St. Joseph started well and by village of Thibadd with a pipe born
close of play on Saturday had over- water supply service.'* So runs a
hauled their opponents score with G.I.S. release but it does not tell
one wicket down. On Sunday us the most interesting part: what
morning the St. Joseph batsmen are the "certain reservations?"
could not face up to the off breaks Actually, Thibaud which suffered
of skipper F. Grell and the medium dysentery and typhoid some while
pace of H. Williams. M Felix (55) ago due to a contaminated stream
and T. Anthony (24) were associa- they were using for their water, has
ted in a second wicket partnership had the piped water for some time,
which yielded 65 runs, but as soon thanks to advance approval from the
as th's was broken, the bowlers pro- S.o.S.
needed to cut through the innings On Wednesday this week Thi-
like a knife through butter. At one baud received a visit from Hon.L.
time, St. Joseph were 90 for I, but C. Didier, Hon J.L. Royer, Mr.
half an hour later they were all out Hunter (P.W.D. Project Engineer)
for 121. Williams bagged 5 for 34 and the P.S. of the Ministry of
and Grell 5 for 31. Communications and Works. They
I was particularly impressed with were received by the energetic chair-
the bowling of Williams, He de- man of the Village Council Mr
livers his slow-medium in-swingers Hugh Fabian who showed them
intelligently and baffles the best bats- the work done on the local roads
men with an occasionalaway-swinger. and other. improvements in which
Batting a second time, S.M.A. the village had co-operated.
were again unimpressive. Lawrence The Ministry team also visited
and Ravalin were soon among the Bense and Paix Bouche and inspect.
wickets, and the students were all ed progress on the schools at these
out for 99. Tony Lartigue (42) villages. The building work is
showed flashes of brilliance, but was going well. Possibilities of improv-
run out just when he threatened to ing tracks such as the ThibaudPol-
take command. Chasing a total.of iniere, PenvilleDelaford and Pen-
42, the St. Joseph batsmen made ville-Carib were also investigated.
heavy weather of it, but at 34 for 4, Trcks In Accident
Ravalin came in. He finished the
game with three consecutive sixes (Cont.from page 1)
off Grell. Earlier in the week the hospital
D.G.S. Crushed ambulance returning from a trp to
,Laplaine had knocked down
At the Windsor Park, D.G,S. Clement Jno. Bapt;ste within sight
allowed Combermere to reach a total of the hospital as the 63-year old
of 185 after dismissing eight batsmen man was returning to his "home"'
for 65. J. White participated in a under the hospital mortuary: he died
partnership of 69 with E. Pond (29) just as he was admitted to the
and also helped H. St. Hilaire (17 hospital.

North Scouts Get

Northern District Scouts
were presented with t h e i r
Preliminary WVoo d Badge
Certificates in a brief but
impressive ceremony on Fri-
day last week. The p r e-
sentation was at Calibishie
and some 15 scouts received
their certificates from the hand
of His Honour the Admin-

filmed) named "San Famille"' will GOING-AND COMING

take place. Anangements
forthcoming Easter Sunda5
w:ll be finalised. All men
cluding those newly joined
lal'y invited

Youth Trust
No-one Sent From

The Annual meeting

y concert Left by air for Barbados last
nbers, in- Sunday to rejon her husband-
are cord- Mis. Phyllis Griffith. who was
here on holiday with her parents
Mr. and Mrs. S.J Lewis of New
Town. Both the Griffiths had
key posts in the dissolved Feder-
al Civil Service.
Arriving to take charge of
"Save the Children" operations
in the Windwards-Miss Morica
Green, whose report on child
care in the Caribbean Is a Youth
Trust blueprint.

of the FOR SALE

istrator. Governing Body of the West Indies
G u e s t Speakers at the Youth Trust Fund took place on VAUXHALL CRESTA
ceremony were Mr. and Mrs. Thursday March 14th at the Trinidad 1962 Model No, 1227.
d N w w r e Hilton Hotel. Miss Grace Augus- Top condition, only
erald Newby who w e r etine O.B.E. (St, Lucia) and other 8,700 miles
paying their farewell visit to Youth Trustees and local Govern-
the West Indies before Mr. ment Representatives from the various $2,600 or nearest
Newby takes up his post as islands flew down to attend this im- Owner leaving shortly
Scout Trainer in Canada. portant meeting, but Dominica's REGINALD BENJAMIN
SMinistry of Social Services did nor Goodwill Tel. 24
Mrs. Newby was formerly have the funds to send a delegate. Mar 16- 23
Miss Mary Horncastle, tra- However, at the instigation of the
veiling Guide Commission- Dominica Y.T. committee, Mr. An- Notice Of Application
er for the West Indies. Also thoiy Davenport (a Dominican now
present were Mrs. Lovelace, with Texaco) was asked to stand-in For Liquor Licence
rth e Mis Lbo a on their behalf which he kindly a-
the Minister of Labour and greed to do. After consultation with To the Magistrate Dist "E"
Social Services a n d Mrs. the Ministry, credentials were cabled & Ihe Chief of Police
Stevens, Mrs. J.Robinson, I. GECRGE JERVIlR now residing
Stevens, Mrs. J. Robinson, authorising his presence, at Scottshead Parish of St.Mark
Island Guide Commission- At this Youth Trust biggest me-t- do hereby give you notice that it
er, and Miss D. Jules, Cor- ing of the year, there will be a dis- is my intention to apply at the
cushion on the whole future of the Magistrate's Court to be held at
pany Captain. Both Hi Trust, together wirn a debate on aims Roseau on tuesday, bhe 2nd day
Honour and Mr. Stevens ad- projects and finances. of April 1963, ensuing for a re-
dressed the scouts and con- Meanwhile, two boxes o f gift tail LIQUOR LICENCE In respect of
granulated them on t h e i r clothing sent from Canada for char- my premises at Scotishead Parish
hard5 or i of Si. Mark
hr orkr- -- --- ltabltpurpposes.ct been-lyins-- gtd aw -f aorjanga
Tiq mee was chaired distributed in a Bay Front office four ,096
Th meeng was chaired weeks because no clearance of duty has. 1963 GEORGE JERVIER
by Mr..R. E. Henry, Chair- as yet been advised by Government. Mar 16-30 \ I
man of the Local Associa-
tion Committee who a so Children's (Factual Test) Corner
moved the vote of thanks. (Continued from page 7)
Mr. R.E. James, Joint Chief
Commissioner North, open- Questions
ed the meeting. After the i. What is a tragedy? Give the meaning in the sense that it's meant
ceremony there was a well- here -
attended Camp Fire. (contr. z. The word tragedy has also another meaning. Write the word that
Emanuel Martin, Hon. Sec. is opposite to it.
Local Assoc.) .. ..... .... .. et a
A..0 *4flU j tJU tfJL bt d i

J.A. MARCANO Trinidad Barris-
ter appointed Registrar.General and
Provost Marshal to succeed Ted
Boyd CANADIANS W. G. E. Brown
and M. J. Tramley spent this week
costing logging and shipping of
Gomier under Canadian External
Aid Programme K. A. RICHARDS
off to Canada for a Co-op Training
Course JOHN DUGDALE, 57 former
Minister of State for Colonies, famed
colour-bar opponent, collapsed in
House of Commons and died Tues-
day ROBERT MENZIES Premier of
Australia is now Sir Robert; Queen
Elizabeth conferred the Order of the
Thistle Tuesday Georges Bi-
dault, anti-G ulliste leader detained
in Germany, may find asylum in
Bavaria *
The Cercle Francais of Dominica
will meet on Monday, March 18 at
the home of its Vice-President, Hon.
L. Cools-La r t i g u e, in King
George V St. at 5. 30 p.m, For
members wishing to extend their
French vocabulary, a reading from a
best-selling Youth Novel (recently

3. llamous poet wIroLe many greal LLtragees..
(a) Give his name ---
(b) Name one of his tragedies --------

Ist, Prize $1.25 Worton Lestrade, R.B.S.. 2nd Prize $.0oo Alex
Deschamps, Morne Prosper School, 3rd Prize 750 Helen Grell, C.H.S.
The three consolation prize of fifty cents each are awarded to,-
Joseph Peter, D.G.S., Margaretta Ettienne R.G,S., Jim Bristol,
Margot Govt. School.


Closing Of Plantine And Berricoa Buying Stations j

Growers who sell their bananas at the Platine and
Berricoa Buying Stations are informed that as there has!
been no increase in the quantities of fruit sold at thel
.two stations and they have continued to be uneconomi-
Ical to operate, it has been finally decided that the y
is h o u ld be discontin, ed as from the week com-
mencing 24th March, 1963.
1 A. D. BOYD
General Manager
Mar. 16





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