Dominica herald

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Dominica herald
Allfrey, P. Shand ( Phyllis Shand )
Allfrey, P. Shand ( Phyllis Shand )
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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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Fatle ist Ie an te C a Ae a a I
(Fiolr IV FietL V 7 Ut The icPhepl Soo
(For t/e General Welfat of the Peope of Dominica, t'e fur!her advancement of the West hIndies and the Caribbean Area as a whole)




-- Official

Evidence Shows
More Design Than Accident

N a model report, Mr. Justice E. L. St. Bernard lucidly
sets for:h the essential evidence which he obtained as
Commissioner to investigate the Carnival Fire in which
three promising young men lost their lives. The Com-
missioner states clearly that he is unable to come to any
definite conclusion and this is best s t a t e d in his own
"I have not ruled out the possibility or even proba-
bility of an accidental fire but, in my opinion, until some
explanation could be given which reasonably accounts for
the 'black spots burns' and the streak of flame above the
heads of the people, even assuming most of the victims,
other than the deceased, were injured by radiant heat, the
evidence leans more on the side of design than accident.
I do not know the true explanation, but if the only ex-
planation for the streak of flame is that there were vapours
in the atmosphere caused by some volatile substance then
rI would rule out accident completely."
The report makes fascinating reading and should
issipate many ill-tounded rumours, even i the mystery
remains unsolved.
---- ---- *

The President of Tanganyika, Dr. Julius Nyerere, talking with the
British Prime Minister. Mr. Harold Macmillan, when he called on him
at Admiralty House, London.
Dr. Nyerere stated recently: "The independent African countries
would like the present problems on the African continent to be resolved
peacefully. But, if Portugal continues to allege that Angola and Moz-
ambique are Portuguese territories, and if the South African minority
continues to dominate the majority in the republic, then the independent
African countries will be forced to fight. There is no choice between
shame and death. ... "

Martiniquans In
Students Enjoy Tour
"Our money being very
narrow. ." began the re-
port by the French students
who were taken by their
internatio na !ly-minded
teachers to explore the
strange new Dominion,
Trinidad.. ."we w e r e
happy to be greeted by Mr.
Naranjit, a Couva h e a d-
master, and Mr. Noreiga
and Miss Sampson of the
National transit bus, who
welcomed us warmly. We
had a fine drive to Port of
Spain which aroused the en-
thusiasm of the boys."
(Continued next week)

For Ethiopia

News has been received of the
safe arrival on July 24 of J.F. Rup-
ert Casimir at Addis Ababa, Ethio-
pia, where he will be working for
the next two years as Assistant Sta-
tistician to the United Nations
Economic Commission for Africa.
Mr Casimir, who is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Ralph Casimir
of 60, Old Street, Roseau, was for-
merly Statistical Officer in Domin-
ica, a nd subsequently Research
Assistant in the Prime Minister's
Office, Federal Government's Statis-
tical Division, Trinidad.
His wife, Dorvthy, and their
seven children, now living at Good-
will are expected to leave for Ethic,
pia soon.

The Purity Flour contest spon-
sored by Messrs A. C. Shillingford
& Co. was drawn on Thursday last
at the Phoenix before a small
appreciative crowd. The first
lucky winner was Mrs. Hugh Grell
of 31 Federation Drive, next was
Miss Ervina Jolly of 3 Grant's Lane,
These two lucky ladies will each
get a large 4-piece set of Copper-
tone Alumininm Kitehenware.
The contest was drawn by Mr.
Oliver Green, President of the
Dominica Chamber of Commerce:
among those present were Mr. R. B.
Royer, Mr. L. G. Roberts and Mr.
Patrick Shillingford.
MINDER AGM Monday igth, 6pm.

Police Keep Back Crowd
Pointe Michel Murder Case
A crammed courtroom, an un- 'nd Balson and with arson to her
usual number of policemen, a pack, dwelling house, Mrs. Balson died
ed courtyard, and of course a new at hospital soon after her body was
Magistrate, turned up on Wednes- set on fire while she was asleep.
day last at the Magistrate's Court They are to re-appear int Court on
for the preliminary hearing of the August 21. Meanwhile, they were
Pt:. Michel Murder Case. taken straight to prison.
The huge crowd of people who -HERALD Grime Reporter
poured like wildfire into the yard
and gallery of the court had to be -* L
backed on to the street by the police
in an effort to maintain order. The OTHER COURT NEWS
whole courtroom sat patiently await,
ing the deferred arrival of the three The case of Daniel Green -
accused, but no sooner was the charged with unlawfully and mali-
matter called than they entered the ciously killing a cow at Wotton
court precincts in a police jeep, es- Waven (property of Henry Anthony
corted by policemen. and valued at $40.0)-- also came
Without handcuffs, decently clad up fo r h e a r in g before
in long-sleeved sports shirt and well- Mr. Justice St. Bernard, on Monday
fitting trousers, Harold Joseph, still Aug. 12. The acicsed was de,
recuperating from a possible broken fended by Mr. Keith Alleynge QC..
ankle, was the first witness, hopping (advised by Miss M. E. Charles).
on, one leg to enter the Court. Due TIhis c ase wal the first i he annals
to his injury he was directed to a of Dominica "wherein the killing
scat smmediateiy nc --- --. -. - ''....
called. and tried berc a judgr: moreover,
On hearing the names called, it was the first time that Mr. Alleyne
Ralph isaar's face beamed with has appeared at the Bar since his
seeming innocence as he walked in retirement fiom an acting appoint-
gentlemanly style wearing a neat ment on the Bench.
suit accompanied by his respectable- After two hours the Jury failed
looking, buxom, middle-aged wife to come to a decision; they retired
who dropped not even one again, and after a total of 3 hours
precious tear in a bid to save her 40 mins. delivered a verdict of not
feminine soul. guilty. Mr. Daniel Green was thus
The matter was however adjourn- acquitted.
ed and the preliminary hearing sub- In the case of Edward Alcindore,
sequently set down for the 28th charged with housebreaking and
August. larceny of the property of Joseph
Harold Joseph, Ralph Isaac and Bedminster at Grandbay, the verdict
his wife Ger'rude Isaac are jointly was also not guilty. Foreman of the
charged with the murder of Rosa- Jury was Mr. A. D. Boyd.
. .. ......... -----
1 to ADDISON COLAIRE who has been appointed i
S HERALD Circulation Manager. Addison's aim,
and he has started acting upon it, is to extend
S distribution by several hundred copies before
t 1964.

I Dominica Electricity Services

S There will be an interruption in the supply of
S electricity on Sunday 18th, August between
i the hours of 7,00 and 8.00 a.m. and 12.00 noon
and 1.00 p.m. in upper Goodwill including the
P.M. Hospital, and from 7,00 a.m. to 1.00 p,m.
S in the following areas:
I Ice Plant
2 Fond Cole
and all areas' to Salisbury,
S This interruption is necessary due to recon-
struction of the Fond Cole bridge.
,* Manager





Conference Of Commonwealth
Caribbean Countries
'Continued from last week)
The following statement was made on the next item:-
12. General Question of Economic and Technical Aid
Dealing with the question of Economic and Techi-
cal Aid for the r e g i o n, the participating Governments
first considered the general problems of aid and w e r e
agreed that-
(a) insufficient funds were available for development-
a fact to which the United Nations had repeatedly
drawn attention;
(b) much of the aid dispensed had been military and
political and to countries not distinguished for their
orthodox financial measures or political stability;
(c) there was a strong case for multilateral aid ar-
rangements but there was at present a lack of ade-
quate resources for such aid. In this connection
the Conference share the conviction that the early
and effective restoration of international harmony
and a cessation of the Arms race would r e n d e r
possible a world-wide release, for the assistance of
developing countries such as those represented at
the Conference, of valuable resources now devoted
to the production of destructive weapons. Turn-
ing to the special problems of the Caribbean, the
Conference agreed -
(a) there was a widening gap between the total c o s, t,
6f-development programmes and sums r e a d il y
ivilable' for their execution;
(b) ididequate attention had been paid to the Carib-
b.ain rea as compared with other areas;
(c) thipri was a false conception of the wealth of the
Caribbean 'area based on the face that per capital
incomes in the area are higher than in, some other
trn er eveioped counities--anT an- untoimtnate ten-
dency to dispense aid on a population basis; the Caribbean had
suffered as a result of this tendency and it was -increasingly'diffi-
cult'to maintain the rate ofeconomic growth in relation to the
growth of population;
(d) ,the.application of aid had been tied to unnecessary and cumber-
smine procedures, sometimes involving a total variation of the
emphasis determined by countries fully self-governing in their
internal affairs; this is further aggravated by the refusal of the
developed countries to grant aid to a development programme
and to their insistence on aiding only such projects as they select
without regard to the priorities attached to those projects in the
countries' development programme;
(c) there were differences in the treatment enjoyed by different groups
of countries within the Caribbean area and different countries
within the same group.
In this situation, the praticipating Governments called for -
(i) increased United States assistance for all participating and other


et A"'t'" Tr:E NETHERLl


Caribbean Territories, as this area had a special claim on such
(ii) the early development of a Colombo-type Plan for the Caribbean
area involving the United Kingdom, United States and Canada;
(iii) a survey of resources of the area to be undertaken by local
experts and, if necessary, with the collaboration of appropriate
experts from outside of the region.
The following decisions were arrived at with regard to the balance
ofthe agenda.
RELATIONS: Conference agreed that coordination
of efforts in the field of External Relations was
eminently desirable and should be pursued within
the limits permitted by diplomatic practice and
TOURIST PROMOTION: Conference agreed that it
was important to the promotion of tourism that a
proper image of the Caribbean should be presented
and that joint consultation was desirable.
CITY GENERALLY: The participating Governments
will cooperate in the field of publicity both within
the area and in the international field in presenting
a true picture of events and of Government policies
and agree that for the achievement of this objective
there should be regular preparation of information
for dissemination by existing information agencies,
by the exchange of films, literature and other publi-
city and cultural material and by cooperation in
the field of trade promotion by participation in trade
fairs and exhibitions.
16 WORLD FAIR: Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago
will jointly explore the practicability of participation
in the proposed Caribbean Pavilion at the World
Fair in New York in 1964. Barbados and British
Guiana will consider the question of participation.
in this venture if Jamaica and Trinidad and Toba-
go agree to participate,
agreed that there should be consultation at the level
of Heads of Firance Ministries.
Conference noted the British Guiana paper in
respect of its boundary dispute with Surinam and
Venezuela and also British Guiana's request for
moral and diplomatic support for its cause.
Conference noted the intention of the Government of British
Guiana to seek revision of the 1941 Anglo-American Agree-
ment as Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago had already done.
Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago agreed to make available to
British Guiana information dealing with their own re-negotia-
tions in respect of their respective countries.
(Continued next week)

Adventuring Into
Old Books -

From the Royal Bank of Canada's
Monthly Letter
SOME PEOPLE' READ to get away
from life; others read to get into
life, to experience it more abundant,
There ate virtues in both pur-
poses. For escape from the vexa-
tion of events, we may immerse
ourselves in books of our choice;
we may read for information, to
stimulate thought, to help our per-
sonal development, or because we
enjoy reading.
No purpose requires us to ana-
lyze and parse the prose and poetry
and tear it to pieces in search of
hidden meanings. We profit most
when we read with enjoyment, just
as we look at the soft beauty of a
fower without putting it under a
Our approach to books can be
influenced by this undoubted truth:
books are the sole means of com-
municat:on with great minds of the
past, and the only means most of
us have to commune with the first-
rate minds of our own day. In
our books are r e c o r d e. d all the
thoughts, feelings, passions, vis-
ions and dreams that have stirred
the human mind.
Books are not inanimate masses
of wood pulp with black marks
on them; they are dynamic,,vital
things, capable of, informing and
enlivening our minds.
Children's books
Thfe obvious pace to start a dis-
cussion is in the happy realm of
children's books, not only because
that is where we start in real life but
(Cont. on p. 9)


All the inhabitants of the British
West Indies are expatriates: the
islands are so small that it was not
difficult for the early iavaders to
exterminatethe native Amerindian
C.L.R. JAMES (New Society)

Nestle's, a name you've learned to trust, make
sure that every tin of Nestle's Condensed Milk
contains only the finest ingredients available in
the world-richest full cream milk, purest sugar,
and to this famous milk, Nestle's have added
three extra vitamins.





'60 THEY SAY"--

One of the surest ways to cut production of a com-
modity is to place a government ceiling price on it. When
the item is reduced by edict, then people cease to be inter-
ested in producing it. In fact, by making a low-price
ruling, the arithmetic of the economic process does not
make the business profitable- and without profit incentives
the product disappears from the market-place.
Local beef, local pork and locally-caught fish are the
three outstanding products that have proven beyond doubt
that when these items are restricted on the pricing, people
will produce them. Free enterprise means free choice
This is choice of price and choice of enterprise. Unless
government is willing to take over the production of beef,
pork and fish- or, by law, compel others to do it, there
will be a dearth of these products on Dominica for ever
and a day!
Usually a price ceiling is put into effect by those peo-
ple who have no economic sense. Under a misguided
attempt to "protect the people" they ram through legisla-
tion that sets a legal price limit. Then they sit back, com-
placent and smug that they have "helped the people"
without a further glance at what their handiwork has act-
ually done to and for the people. Sometimes this type of
legislation is enacted simple because someone else is doing
it and they think it is "just being smart" to copy the other
country- without regard to the facts that the two coun-
tries are dissimilar in productivity and consumption habits.
Government can operate another way: They can
forbid the sale of say, fish, for less than 6o0 per pound. ..
and create a glut of the product!
Instead of a ceiling price, a law is passed putting a
floor under the commodity below which the product can-
not be offered or sale. This is done, usually, when the

ing from the market entirely. A law likethis also protects
the people.
We are told that Dominicans do not eat enough pro-
tein, that their diet is dangerously low in protein. Beef,
pork and fish abound in protein. Can we say therefore,
that government is encouraging this low-protein diet:
Can we believe that instead of "protecting the people"
with a price ceiling on these three products that govern-
ment is the cause of a semi-starved population? We know
that these are harsh thoughts and yet, even though the law
was passed placing a ceiling price on these items, no one
ever gave it a second thought what effect this would have
on the people.
Most pork products are imported; over 90% of the
beef is imported and Dominicans buy thousands of tons
of salt fish and other fish products produced abroad. The
prices on these items are NOT effected by the ceiling-price
law. If you ponder on this for a moment it will soon
become apparent to you that government is forcing the
people (the very ones it is trying to protect) to buy beef,
pork and fish from another country, at a much higher price!
Silly. Yes, very sad, too. As if the production of beef,
pork and fish were encouraged here, not only would the
people have a higher protein-diet but it would be cheaper
or them to buy, and, lets not forget, it would create jobs.
Think about it a little longer: ifDominica slaughtered
1oo swine, zo cattle and marketed Io tons of fresh fish
every week, (i) there would be hundreds of new jobs
created to raise and slaughter the animals and to catch and
market the fish (2) Dominicans would enjoy their own
fresh meat and fish thereby cutting down on the sale of
imported beef, pork and fish keeping this money at
home (3) every man, woman and child on Dominica
would benefit from a healthier high-protein diet. And by
the way, those Dominicans employed in the business of
producing this food would also have an income whereby
they would be able to purchase other goods in fact, they
might even pay an income tax!
So the next time YOU buy steak at a dollar a
pound, ask yourself if it wouldn't be better if the whole

dollar remained on Dominica. And wouldn't you rather
eat fresh fish rather than salt fish? Most say they would,
---o-- -----o-~------

The High Cost Of Living

Under this heading, the Barbados Sunday News in a Supplement de-
voted to women's interests published on July 28, compared the prices of
Barbadian foodstuffs with those of Trinidad. Lamenting "the terrific
cost of living today" (cabbages in Barbados are 40-66 cents per ft., while
in Trinidad they sell at 4-16 cents per It) the writer, Larel Browne, com-
"Surely there could be some stable prices fixed according to season
or at least weekly, and prices displayed on markboards, placed in fill
view of customers." Anothrr good suggestion made by Miss Browne is:
enquiree the prices at several stalls before purchasing."
-p -- --

Schedule of Applications for Certificates of Title and Noting s
thereon and Caveats for the week ending the 17th day of Aug. 1963
iNature of request whether
Date of Request Person Presenting for Certificate or Title or
Noting thereon or Caveat.
Request for the issue of a New
Request dated Clara Marks as Certificate of Title with Plan
Personal Representative attached in respect of a por-
12th Aug., 1963 of Mary Agnes tion of land situate in the
Seignoret, deceased Town of1 oseau, in thePar-
Presented oy her Solicitor ish o St. George, in the Col-
12th Aug., 1963 Vanya Dupigny ony of Duminica, containing
at 12 20 a m. 3 73 sq ft. ard bounced as fl-
lows:- On the North-West
by land of Iris Signoret formerly Minnie St. Orde, On the North-East by
land of Marie Peltier formerly P. W Bellot, On the South-West by Long
Lane, and on the South-East by Ship Street.

Registrar's Office (Sgd.) JOSEPH. A. MARCANO
Roseau, 12th Aug., 1963 Registrar of Titles
NOTE:-Any person who desires to object to the issuing of a Certi-
ficate of Fitle on the above application may enter a Caveat i; the above
office within'six weeks from the date ofthe frst appearance of the
above Schedule in the O ffi t,,,,' a rt f.......... ,_r7r ......
paper published inthis Island.
Aug. 17-24

It is hereby published for gen-
eral information that the formula for
arriving at the value of owner-oc-
cupied building for taxation pur-
poses shall be as follows:-
Building up to five years old
$1.oo per cubic foot; Building
from five to ten years at 8So per
cubic foot; from ten to twenty years
at 6o0 per cubic foot; Building
from twenty years and upwards at
400 per cubic foot; Open sheds
and warehouses at 400 per cubic
These values shall be subject to
a reduction of 400 thus making
the taxable value of these proper-
ties 60o% of their estimated real
It must be observed that this
formula is not merely intended to
be more realistic than the hitherto
arbitrary system of assessing owner-
occupied buildings, but in fact has
been made to relate very clearly to
the figures now existing against these
The principal advantage of the
new formula being that it provides
a basis on which not only values
will be arrived at, but also one on
which objections may be calculated.
In the case of rented properties, the
basis of rent shall continue to apply.
Mayor of Roseau.
6th August, 1963,
SUGAR 16 cents!
Come one, Come all! why pay
more. get your Sugar at CLIYDO
CAV!D, Mahaut.
tWhpre cell at 17p-^t Vnjar Ceiyr
is waiting at 169 1. :
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EIGHT YEARS AGO, a Trade Union employment bureau, office, exc
M.P. named David T. Jones in the whatever it is to be called, will I
British House of Commons a s k e d a without further delay. The
question at the rauest of a West Indian runniug out, like the young skill
citizen (your Editor) on the desirability ers.
of setting up an employment exchange in Not only should there b
the i s lan d of Dominica. In August. machinery for obtaining jobs for
1960, a Manpower Information Training cans within their own hom
Course was held under the joint auspices equitable wages, but there should
of the I. L. 0. and the late Federal Gov- means of arranging inter-islai
ernment at the University (College) of opportunities and giving advice
the West Indies, and its main purpose as finding openings for our able I
was (as declared in the Federal Minister's women in appropriate positions
Geneva speech) "the training of home- Simultaneously, a tripartite Cc
born officers, who will conduct and con- Labour is of urgent necessity -
tinue manpower surveys in each Island... ment, employers and labour to b
so that we shall get a complete picture of represented thereon. Public
our labour potential." would have to play their part in
Let us be frank. We were not satis- ing and popularising the new
fled with the reply to the question raised and the development of labour
;in the House, which was no more than and vocational training would be
a brush-dff; 'nor were we satisfied 4ich4 concurrent essential. Only thus
the post-results of the Scniinar, much of be able to pull outof the slough
-'-ev-"alh-ole' ..given he L-' _.-- -"pcTnu itnoise w-haare' pa-tilly "r f
having been wasted by subsequent disue- or restore to workers forced into c
tude and lack of follow-up, unproductive jobs through pc
It was therefore with a degree of grati- despair the pride of their manhc
fiction that we learned of the island-to- womanhood.
island visit of Mr. R. W. Luce, C. B., One further suggestion. V
M. B. E. a retired English gentleman underdeveloped country is in doi
who has had wide experience of man- labour difficulties or industrial ]
power problems and particularly of the wise counsel and helpful reso
his visit to Dominica. Mr. Luce came the International Labour Organi&
to discuss the need for setting up an em- there for the seeking; but it
ployment office in this territory. T h i s advantageous for such a greal
n e e d has already been exposed. We agency to assist a collective smali
hope that at long last a proper official than a dependent fragment of or


Since Old Testament days and indeed
the long dim pre-biblical ages, scapegoats
have been found necessary by the human
race. This has been particularly so in
times of confusion and adjustment: re-
venge against one person motivated by the
uneasy murmurings of many is a matter
of historical repetition. The greatest of
all these scapegoats was, of course, utterly
guiltless of the'charges laid against Him.
Others (being mortal) have been at fault
in one way or another, though seldom to
the full extent charged by their howling
accusers, who too often despite revenge at
any cost.
We were interested to' listen on Wed-
n e s d a y evening to a radio broadcast
quoting from the British "Guardian" on
the subject o f the interplay of justice
and politics. The commentator was dis-
cussing the aftermath of the Profumo
case, whose scapegoat was not the ex-
War Minister of Britain, Mr. Profumo,

but the wretched Dr. Stephen Ward,
who slipped out of life through suicide
in time to avoid dismal punishment; and
a number of high-up citizens (it is sug-
gested) thus avoided having their names
mentioned in the Court. It was really a
queasy victory for the reputation of the
Establishment; Ward, a guilty man,
was the prime scapegoat for the immoral
conduct of several distinguished persons.
In the meanwhile, a West Indian who
had been convicted of assaulting M i s s
Christine Keeler has had his conviction
quashed without explanation.
It was the expression "without explan-,
ation" which disturbed our commenta-
tor, who sounded relieved that the West
Indian had been released: the fact t h a t
the three appeal Judges had said "it is not
in the public interest to disclose the facts."
The British people are celebrated for
wanting to know the reasons for everything.
Their persistent demands for

explanation have helped them to preserve their democratic
rights. Some Dominicans are of a similar frame of mind.
They are still waiting to learn why a foreign scapegoat was
deported. They want to know who are the alleged scape-
goats in the various probes, and why, and what influential
persons have escaped scot-free; as the British radio com-
mentator in his distant, impartial voice said, "at this stage
the politicians take over". He added that some time the
public may hope to be fully informed on the whole affair.
-Alas, poor Dominica! We have our investigations,
--. our secret decisions, our politicians who take-over and our
couple of scapegoats who atone for the sins of the many,
but can we say that we hope to be fully informed. We
have not even an impartial radio voice which dare tell us
that it is our right to be so informed.
change, or
be set up
sands are Civil Servant Dismissed
led work-
After Months Of Suspense
e proper Afier an intervals of ten months, Mr. R.E.A. Nicholls, who was
Doin on 9th October 1962 suspended from his duties as Superintendent of the
ieland at Government Packing Station for alleged irregularities, received on 8th
Sbe the August 1963 a letter of dismissal signed by t h e ChiefSecretary to the
nd work Dominica Government. The letter stated that his explanation was not
as well accepted.
ment and It is understood that there will be an appeal to the Secretary of
abroad. State for the Colonies.
,uncil of
e equally People's Post
publicis- Co-respondents are asked te submit their full names and addresses a
services; a guarantee of good faith, but not necessarily for publication Letters should
education beas shot as possible. Con:roversia; political letters will not be pub-
ished anonymously. Views expressed in People's Post do not necessarily
e another reflect the policy ot the Editor or the Proprietor,
will we.
of des- Miserable ondi- Boarded-Out
S1 tdon-rab lo i iib Piri-is -
- l

Sir,- Your generous cor'sidera-
tion to my letter in your valuable
column will be a consolation to my
aching heart and the many of the
inhabitants ofBioche nonrepresented
for quite a long period of years.
In answer to an invitation given
me by those people I took a walk
to Bioche on the ioth ultimo when
I could see eye to eye with the
people. It was my pleasure to
discuss matters with the inhabitants
by means of public meetings. The
citizens of that little place drew my
attention to the threat of the Bioche
little ravine (little in summer time
but powerful in rainy season): on
Friday July i2th. Mr. Pierre Louis
Sango had to be assisted with men
in tying his house with ropes, as a
precaution that it should not float
into the sea; many others were
undermined by water from the hill-
side-way, which could be avoided
by P. W. D.
The road problem with them
between Point Ronde and Colihaut
and their observation of a certain
track being cut out by P. W. D.
towards another spot unknown to
them; no drianng water in summer
time (thanking the Lord for His
heavenly drops!) They cannot move
or no point if not by canoe or foot;
no Medical clinic except at Colihaut
or at Portsmouh ... These are the
trials of Bioche.
Mr. Ed tor, when I sum up the
condition I can only say had there
been a Government thirty years ago?
I am open to comments or advice,
and ask consideration be given to
my sister village Bioche. Those
responsible, Wake up!
Thanks, Mr. Editor

Dear Madam, As .a Mother,
So u will understand my worry.
Now is hoi day time and the child-
ren who lodge in Roseau for high
school and grammar school are back
at home. We parents hear what
has passed in term-time, how some
of our children are in homes in town
which are not worthy, They come
home thin and weak only having
coffee and bread for breakfast. Some
do not even get a good hot food per
day. I speak not only of my child but
also of friends children in the coun,
try. Good m o n e y is paid to these
boarding homes. Some are not homes
at all. I know of girls lodging with
women who have several children by
different men. Is this a fit example?
These conditions should be changed.
We are far from our children and
find things out too late.
Please publish me as
"MAMA,", Near Portsmouth.

Admiration f o r
Madam,-Admitted I am not
brave like.those people who signed
their names to a letter in last
Saturday HERALD. Still for all it is
my duty to express my admiration
for their action supporting HERALD,
that I agree with every word de,
cared by them.
What makes me happy is those
signers came from different parts of
Dominica, showing the big feeling
on behalf of your newspaper in the
colony. I say don't trouble our
paper or there will be trouble and
though I am too coward to print
my name I will be in it too.
PANPAN, Pottersville.



The Busiest Men
In Britain
John Selby
One of the most active
figures in British civil life is
the Mayor (in Scotland the
Provost) With his bright
robes and chain of office
he keeps alive a tradition that
dates back several centuries
and brings a dash of colour
to many municipal occasions.
In England, until the IIth
century, the chief officers of
the boroughs were the Reeves.
The Mayor appeared in the
12th century when municipal
life began to develop. He
did not come over with
William the Conqueror, as
some people suppose, al-
though the word is derived
from the French, maire.
The sizes of boroughs in
England and Wales vary a
great deal. Some have pop-
ulations of less than 2,000 -
other claim nearly I,ooo,ooo
citizens. But all have their
Mayors, and, in some cases,
their Lord Mayors. The ori-
gins of some boroughs date
back to the Middle Ages,
while a few are only just
enjoying heir official status.

Head Of legal Government, Lo

In the old days the Mayor
was a magistrate and held
wide legal powers. He was
in charge of the local prison
and even controlled such
things as weights and meas
ures and the size of.loaves of
bread. The mayor today is
still a magistrate.
He is the head of the local
government but delegates



some of his duties and is
guided by an expert the
Town Clerk. He is essen-
tially an independent chair-
man and, no matter what his
politics, he must remain
independent an import-
ant factor in some councils
where there is a constant
struggle among the different
political parties.
Just lately, the question
has been asked: "Are Mayors
really necessary?" One critic
has gone so far as to call them
little more than figure-heads
"Father Christmas figures,
figures of fun ridiculed for
their pomposity and self-
But most people agree
that they do a good job of
work and help the wheels
of democracy to run smoo-
The Mayor must be ready
to present the prizes at the
town's baby show, entertain
royalty, kick off at football
matches, open new buildings,
launch ships, support any
number of funds and worthy
causes and patronise the arts.
Every organisation in town
will expect him to speak at
its functions.

panoply of rank bequeathed Star's
him by his father. Through
his indefatigable campaign, Estate
legislation was initiated by Thi late
Government in the House Kingston, Ja
of Lords to "opc oLut" a.d valued at Si
become plain Mister. estate valued
To the Conservative
Government's great surprise F
t h e y were defeated in the One Mor
Lords on an amendment. reg. No.
Government wanted the law 18,000 n
to take effect at the end of
the present Parliament (pro- Contact
b a b 1 y next year), but the Angle Gt. M
Peers were adamant that it Aug. 3, io-
should be as soon as the bill
becomes law and the bill One
has already been passed by Good Co
the Commons and received able
the Royal Assent this week. Apply:
Wedgewood Benn will be Mrs.
Parliamentary candidate for Sci
Bristol Southeast in the next July 27 Aug
British General Election. Lot of
Other reluctant peers said to 1824 Sq
be contemplating secession building
are Lord Altrincham (who at
criticised the Royal House- Apply to
hold), the Earl of Sandwich CLIF1
and Lord Hailsham (well-
known in the Commons as Au- 17
Quintin Hogg.) This may
enhance Quintin H o g gs Wif
chances of succeeding Mac- T Wh
millan as Conservative Party Wh
I E T ,w


Errol Flynn left in
maica a personal estate
:ip',co (US) and real
at $18,oo0. CP
ris Oxford Series V
1239, do ne only
niles, in first class
arlboro & Gt. Geo. St.

Ballahou Net
ndition, No reason-
Offer refused

Perry Nicholas
otts Head.
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land containing
luare feet with
thereon situate


Millionaire Split
Henry Ford II and his wife
Anne's announcement of separation
has stunned the social w, rid in
U. S. They were married twenty-
three years ago following a romance
begun on an ocean liner. CP

Contact us whenever you
wish to leave the Island and
we shall make all the neces-
sary arrangements for you.
Aug. 3-17
There will be a Recital of
Sacred Music by the Barbados
Choir in St. George's Church
Roseau on Sunday, August
18th at 8.00.p,m.
Silver Collection In Aid Of The
Aug lo, 17.

TAKE NOTICE that I have
e Notice this day by Deed Poll revOted
m it May conicern from Greta S. Gabriel to 'my
-i . n rininal surname namely

leader 1 RAN EIEK 01 W..U" o .. 1111 ...
Slea Pointe Michel give notice hereby DoctrOVe.
-- that I am no longer responsible for t All communications should
birds And DON'T DEPEND ON YOUR any debts incurred by my wife, be addressed to me from now
D ON' E 'S PHYLLIS PELTIER, (nde Williams), onas GretaSylvia DoCfrove.
mmonS NEIGHBOUR'S -- BUY she having left my house and home on RGre y
YOUR OWN DMIN A without my knowledge and consent. GRETA S. DOCTROVE
SUR HW DOMINICA (Signed) ANCIS P PELTIER Roseau, 24th July, 1963
hen is a Lord not a HERALD ! ! Aug 3-17 Aug. 3--17
*dA Wheit-Pn lahep trrc to r

JLJoU.; L V CIA L 4 p .L *
be a common man. Hand-
some, versatile Anthony
Wedgwood B e n n, 2nd
Lord Stansgate (his father
was one of the first Labour
Peers), has struggled for a
few y e a r s to discard the

HARDWARE: Various new addition to their
regular lines among which the following
items are available at competitive prices
Galvanized Sheets (corrugated) 7' 8' 9' 10'
Wire and Galvanized Nails
Wire Netting
Galvanized Pipe Fittings J" to 2"
Galvanized Nails
Cast Iron Pipes 4"
Sisco Ready-Mix Paint and Hall's Distemper
Portland Cement in Bags
Inexpensive Foam Upholstered Danish
Drawing Room Suits
Bent wood and Ratten Chairs
Plain and Mirrors Sheet Glass Cut to Size
Electric Fans, various sizes
Atlas Truck and Car Tyres
Atlas Batteries 12 and 6 volts
Handy Angle Iron to solve your shelving problem
Angle Gt. Marlboro & Gt. George St.

qg. 3, 10-
beo wA.1~ 9.

This gentleman pauses on Westminster Bridge near the Ho'use of
Commons to fix up his face with a battery-operated shaver.
Photo BIS.

Shaving Near The House

4 .. ,


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Commonwealth Scholarship In The
United Kingdom 1964
A substantial number of scholarships (200-250) are
offered for ccmperitic'n by Commonwealth students for
tenure from October 196. at institutions of higher learning
in Britain.
The scholarships aim at providing opportunities for
Commonwealth students normally resident in other coun-
tries to pursue advanced courses or undertake research in
Britain. They are intended for persons of higher intellect-
ual promise who may be expected to make a significant
contribution to life in their own countries on their return
from study abroad. They are primarily available for post-
graduate study or research at universities and at colleges of
technology, but may be held for courses at other institu
tions, e. g. in the fields of adult, social or rural education, of
fine arts, of architecture, or of industrial design. Th e y
may be awarded in special circumstances for courses of
undergraduate study.
The attention of t h o s e seeking initial or advanced
training as teachers is called to the Commonwealth Teach-
er Training Bursary Scheme undr which awards are made
in Britain by the Commonwea'th Bursary U n i t in the
Ministry of Education.
TENURE. A Fcholarship is tenable for a programme of
study or research normally extending oDer a period of two
academic years and leading to a university degree or simi-
lar qualification. An award may however be made for
one academic year only. The letter of award will specify
the period, as well as the course, for which the scholaishio
is available. Scholars may a p p ly for an extension cf
tenure of their awards; but the number of scholarships ten-
able atany one time is limited, and it dogs not,folloy that
an application for extension will necessarily be successful.
ELIGIBILITY. Candidates must normally be Common-
w e a 't h citizens pr British' protected persons who'are or,

uates bf a university o r college in their country or holders
of ai'qiqtivalent qualification. Applications will also be
considered from such persons without a degree or similar
qualifications who wish to take a first course of study in
Britain, provided they are normally resident in a country
where no university or college offers courses in the subjects
of their choice. The Scholarships are open only to per-
sons who are normally resident in countries of the Com-
monwealth other than the United Kingdom. Applica-
tions will not be considered unless they are made through
the appropriate agency (as named below) in the country
of a candidate's normal residence.
AGE LIMITS. Scholarships are open to both men and
women who will not have reached their 35th birthday by
ist October, 1964, but preference will be given to candi-
dates who are between 22 and 28 years of age. In ex-
ceptional circumstances applications may be accepted from
candidates over 35 years of age.
Applications should reach the Education O ffi c e,
Roseau on or before 31st October, 1963. Six copies of
the application must be made on the prescribed fo r m s
which may be obtained from the Education O ffi c e,
For other particulars in connection with the above
scholarships please apply to the Education Officer, Edu-
cation Office, Roseau.
GO 82, Aug. 17
roDnibi r U InZ aU"nn., I-,umi ah-.mUm qm.. nI a,--, ,r


Changes In

The British Government
is to modify the basis on
which immigration vouchers
are i s s u e d to Common-
wealth applicants without
special skills or jobs to come
In a written reply to a
Parliamentary Q u e stio n,
Labour Minister John Hare
stated on Wednesday that in
future no Commonwea'th
country would receive more
than one-quarter of the vou-
chers available to such ap-
The Minister said: "The
issue of vouchers to appli-
c a nts who have neither
special skill nor jobs to come
to has up to now been on
the basis of first come, first.

served, subject to a limit on
the total number of vouchers
being issued.
"During the debate; on the
Commonwealth Immigrants Bill I
undertook to watch how this ar-
rangement worked out in practice,
and to adapt it if it appeared to be
working unfairly.
"It has become clear, in the light
of the very large number of applica-
tions received from India and Pakis-
tan in recent months, that some
modification of first come, first
served, is necessary in order to
maintain a reasonable distribution of
vouchers throughout the Common-
'I am, therefore, putting into
operation the following modifications
to the scheme.
"The issue of vouchers will in
future be subject to the condition
thatno Commonweal th
countryshall receive more
than one-q quarter of the
vouchers available for issue to ap-
plicants without special skills or
jobs to come to. Subject to this
limit it will continue to be on the
basis of first come, first served. The
arrangements for priority for those
with Forces service will continue.

"We have informed all Com-
monwealth governments of our in-
tention to introduce this modifica-
tion and the reasons for it. Vouch-
ers will continue to be issued with-
out delay to applicants who can
show they have special skill or jobs
to come to.
"I shall continue to keep the
arrangements for issue of vouchers .'n
all three categories under careful re-
view." (BIS)

Pointe Mulatre

According to a Stock-
holm, Sweden, newspaper,
"the Swedes will get their
own vacation paradise in
Dominica, an island in the
West In d i e s." Our
correspondent states that
lots, some of them with
houses, are being offered for
sale by Mr. Blomquist. In
such case Pointe Mulare
would became a real estate
development area.

Fresh supplies always on hand

Sow & Weaner Meal Concentrate. L. A. DUPIGNY Esq,,
Aug. 10-24 1 C. G. PHILLIP & COMPANY
S... ............ ....T. D. SHILLINGFORD

.. . .. . .. . . .. F T P F .. . .



IN THE CABINET The Test Ban difficulties. Thereis stllon both 3-F Exhibition At
sides a deep residue ofsuspicion and
By Phyllis Shand Alifrey Treaty distrust., arigot
The -cold war" is not ended by
From Chapter IX by W.N. wer a single treaty; it will continue. Or, Brilliant sunshine aided b
It is rare for me to play those discs of my speeches as Mr. Khrushchev puts it, there is versatile and talented Barbados
made in the Palais des Nations, Geneva, w h i c h were There was a significant similarity no possibility of"ideological peace hoirforthe animation of the sick
specially recorded for me andd pree by the Director- between the speeches of the three ful co-existence. But I think a
Foreign Ministers at the signing of that the Moscow signatures and the and incapactated rising to the oc-
General of the I. L. O. On such infrequent occasions, the test ban treaty in Moscow. Moscow speeches mean that for the cassion, the 3-F (Food for Family
I listen with a s .rt of incredulity to that voice, sounding a Mr. Gromyko hoped that it first time there is genuine resolve on tness) Exhibition provided a day
bit princess-like and flutey in the huge assembly hall, and would "pave the way" to agreement both sides that the "cold war" ofunmitigated enjoy et and
the murmurs, chuckles and great roar of applause at the on other matters. Mr. Rusk spoke must remain 'cold." pae asu for the people of
end. I reread with similar wonderment the m a i d e n ofit as a first step. Lord Home That, as Lord Home said at the Mrigotand its environs yesterday
S. called it a conscious start in build, signature, is a 'discipline" imposed (Monday Izth August).
speech I delivered to UNESCO, Paris. Did I r e a 11y ing new relations on us by the nuclear bomb. In The Exhibition which was or
believe w h a t I slid at those times? Was I deceiving a That is the great importance of current Jargon the bomb is spoken ganised by the Social Development
multitude or more pitiful deceiving myself? My this achievement. Not that it is by of as the "deterrent." It begins to byepa tS. teves at bout z.3o
words seem to tremble with passionate conviction. The any means negligible in itself. The look as if the phrase is justified; as by Lar c s fled into the
answer is that I did believe them, I did believe that the cessation o test, even though only if the deterrent" may really deter. Largi crowd s d int the a
S"partial", does put an end to what It could be symbolic that the "first achievements ofthe village which in-
quavering little Federation, so poor that Port of S a i n Lord Home called "mIanmade poi, step" is concerned (even in so limit- clouded among other village whib h in,
City Council had more money to spend in one year than sons in the air". That nightmare ed a way) with the bomb. eluded among other exhibits, Agri
the nearnation was allotted, would surpass in its capacity horror of the effects of radio-active The path back from the "brink" Handcultural Produce, Fruit Preserves,edl
to blend in harmony and beat down the follies of prejud/ "fallout", not only on the living to real and reliable "peaceful co e b of Livestock in the grounds
ice, the rancours of historical injustice, and the stale false but on the unborn has been lifted. existence" is bound to be a long, around the building were equally
Last summer the British and Am, rough and difficult one, beset with iaroung we
doctrine of racesuperiority, any other land. Why did I ercan Governments suggested that pitfalls and obstacles, perhaps even This was soon followed by the
believe this so firmly? The reply is simple: I had to be, if disagreements on problems of in, with "boobytraps." and one needs contribution ofthe Barbados Choir.
lieve it, because I was the stuff and symbol of that ideal, ternational control prevented for the to remember that this Moscow Usin co t shady setting of a
and I was such a symbol through the human magnani- time being signature of a complete meeting has been only a three pow large Mango tree as a stage, the Ver-
mity of the people of Dominica. testban treaty, there should be a cr one. There is yet no reason for satie choir regaled the crowd,
The had noted for the edera a of two in the "firststep" partial ban. The idea complacency or for any relaxation which mst have exceeded 2oo with
They had voted for the federal team of two in th met with opposition and even with of uar. i e f lively
thousands, giving me the largest electoral majority the some derision. Nevertheless I, who have a long- a vaed programme of ley and
island had ever known, although I was the decendant of Sincethen there has been earned reputation for scepticism in humorous popular tunes attnd hyin
colonists, although hecklers had u r g e d them don'tt opportunity for rethinking andcase such matters, I am inclined to be which the Honourable Chief Min
vote for that white woman! She learned her patois in for re-thinking. Both the Soviet leve that the three foreign Ministers sister, thanking the Choir for their
Paris! She has come here to take your money and spend Union and the Western powers have in the Kremisn meant what they valuable contribution, deplored the
it outside". This manifest confidence, strong enough to been forced by events to think more shang f h eatn lack of more of such social iiters
override any question of raceorigin and all kinds of libel seriously than ever b e f or e of the -but because of the fac of this changes in t as he mainta tat
/ possibility of thermonuclear war and Social intercourse is a prerequisite
and slander, strengthened my own innate confidence in the of its catastrophic consequences for new 'discipline" which has been of Federations.
ordinary people., Thus I washable to say on June II, 1959 the whole world. "imposed upon us. That being over, the crowd fol
to a Lreat L.O. assembly. "Our two greatest assets in the To use a once familiar phrase I may well prove th t, when d Hs Honour the Adni
To use a once'famtliar phrase., .... ....... q........... -loweld +Hs Honour the AdtBmmv
West Indies are our people and our good carth. is 'i-.... .*t.. Au u. the British and An 't H-an ondm. t
d ,, which we all might, be drifting o e .c o e pt ,, ,.an ourable Chief Minster; the ZBabad
awthird-Ithismoureposaon themap. r te 'partal test b hn, tey +- Ch.. S ervhes a. d
a third -- it is our position on the map. And they have dawn the only con- .medte partial. s bti, the, os Minister for Social Services and
Many months beforehand, in Paris on November 5, lusion which sane en couldwere wiser than they realised.-BIS L abou
1958, I had asked: "What can we people of the West In/ draw. and Social Services and
dies contribute to UNESCO, or in fact to the world, to the There has been a "re-appraisal". Mrs Stevens, Reverend Hodge, the
learning and wellbeing of the people of the world. We The Moscow treaty is the first fruit Assistant Social Development Of-
may well be able to provide a nation where people may of this re-appraisal. NURS OURS and i tne ead chl bud
learn the art of living together, without prejudice and par, It may be only a single fruit and where the meaning and purpose of
a small one at that. But as an Eng In Britain, the Confederation of whet the meaning and purpose of
tiality. We have already begun to do so... lish poet noted it is "blossom by Nurses has mae a moveraton of the 3,F campaign were explained,
When afterwards I was handed the press release of blossom" t h a t "spring begins". ubtairs shorter mo owr each in turn, by a trio of yLoung vil-
that speech, I studied the satisfactory lead-in paragraph: It would be foolish of course to be for Nurses, w h o n o w work a ge The Miiste for Labour
This speech by the Honourable Phyllis ShandAllfrey of the West Indies, unguardedly optimistic. One recalls 44bour week in the U.K. (Cont. on page IO)
was today (Thursday) greeted with loud and prolonged applause. After being he optimism ofeight y e a r s ago
sponsored by the United Kingdom Government the West Indies was admitted as an he Austrian treaty was signed. a "be-
Associate Member of UNESCO. That too was hailed ts a "break-
The press photographs wetenot so comforting. I was suffering through". It provedto be a cu mini Banana Growers Association
from a dreadful cold, Paris was deep in an unusual peasoup fog, and I de-ac. But mu c has happened
wore a black turtle-necked sweater out of which my profile emerged wan- between 1955 and 1963. I at least Banana Shipment of 12th Aug. 1963:
ly with a strong resemblance to Madame Curie on the verge of a great dis, am more optimistic than I was then,
cover but also at the point of death. provided (this is a very personal opi- STEMS TONS
Sir Edward Boyle, British Minister of Education, spoke generously union) that we do not attempt to ach- ---
to me: "that was the best Commonwealth speech of the session." I told ieve too much too rapidly. That, I Roseau 27,793 345
him that if certain Conservatives had had their way, I would never have think, was the error of x955. Portsmouth 33,52 408
reached Paris. He laughed and invited me to join a party he was orga- a This time I think that all on both Coast 4,883 57
nising to visit the Louvre and look at art treasures. That was when sides agree with Lord Home that 66, o
I discovered how very small and sedate the Mona Lisa seems in the com, there can be no short-cuts and no r ,6 8 21,I80
pany oflarger, gaudier canvases. quickresults. There are profound Exports Jan.--Aug. nd 1,678,948 2i,1
I coughed so horribly at night that the Paris hotel chambermaid "ideological" conflicts which can- Total Exports to date .1,745,146 21,990
thought I should go to hospital; but I survived to return to that kaleidos, not be ignored but must be reallsti Ex. to 9th Aug. 1962 1,553,130 18,o68
copic, microcosmic, scorching and fabulously interesting place-Trinidad: call accepted. There are immediate
lovable in its diversity and hospitality, swarming with incident and intri- problems which present formidable increase
gue. A land in which we poor "Feds" appeared to be swallowed up, LITTLE MOE By Rideo
but upon which, nevertheless we eventually left our modest long-term
"Federal Bird" Captured
Pelican Caught By Crew DO
A young mature pelican, one-time symbol on the old Federal crest, r
was stunned to death by the crew of Rose's launch "Margaret Rose",
and brought ashore by Irving Bedminster. It has a wing-span of 6ft.
The pelican is now in the possession of HERALD Editor Mrs. Allfrey, an
ex-Federal Minister, and is being preserved by Taxidermist David A. Mc- -- --. 1-
Dowell. -' -' -
It is extremely rare for pelicans, which are plentiful along the shores of
Trinidad, to be discovered off the coast of Dominica. (Courtesy United States Information Service)





human race. Christ is our hope.
In conclusion the Rev, gentleman
made reference to Saint Francis of
Assisi and drew the congregation's
itrenttnn nnr tn dwell under the po-

A Warning
Government desires to advise the
general public against sending money

The annual Methodist Mission- ofdarkn ad n abroad in response to any advect
ary Meeting was observed this year evl for el a twa y ton tisement pubhshed in the local pa-
Mt evil forevil, but alIwaysto pers o- elsewh-re, purporting to
at the Metnodist Church on Tu:s- obe the com mad m t, p d elsew oong to
day 6th Aug. at 8.oo p m His Love thyneigbbour as telf.-J.MC. ride jobs or information about
Honour the Administrator was 7e getting jobs, on the collection of a
Honour the Administrator w a s
chairman; he was accompanied by fee, without fist checking carefully
Mrs. Lovelace. Trinidad's on the bona fides of the firms or
The Rev. S.W. Hodge, Marigot individuals in question. In cases
Minister, opened with Prayers, fol- Exam ple of doubt it might be useful to
lowed by the introductory lesson read consult the Labour Commiss;oner.
by Deaconess, Sister Elizabeth And- MP Tells Canadians (GIS)
rew. Sister Andrew is the first Dom- The HERALO has not published
inican Deaconess of the M e t h o any advertisements as categorised
dist Church, and will be leaving REGINA, CANADA, August 13 above; nor will it in the future
the island shortly to begin her mis CP:--- A Member of Parliament without first checking the bonaides
sionary work in Curacao, from Trinidad said on Monday -Ed.
Rev. F.A. Roberts in a few well- that the new nation of T rinidad
chosen words mtroduced the chair- and Tobago can offer the world
man to the congregation. a working example of complete inte-
His Horour said inter alia that we gration of many peo pes .
should at all times strive to love one Mr. Thomasos, S p e a k r in his & P bl
another as ourselves by helping the country's House of Representatives, .D. & W. Publi
needy in a practical way, and comfort- said in an interview tha: integration WOrks Staff
ing the sick, and thereby leading an was fostered in Trinidad by the
unselfish lif in our daily contact people themselves, their system of Schem e
with our fellbwmen. government and their system of ed-
The Deputation Minister was the ucatin.
Revd. Atherton Didier, D.D (son "Not strangely, we do find it a Approval has been received from
of the lte Simon Didier and the late little difficult to understand why the Secretary of State for the Colon,
indefatigable Mrs. Didier o f this there are problems of integration in ies for the continuation of the C.D.
community). Rev. Didier observed other parts of the world." Thoma- & W. Public Works Department
that ther'had always been a division sos was in Regina to attend the Staff Scheme to 31st March, 1964.
among men and r e fe r r ed to the fifth Canadian Area conference of The Original Scheme,
Gentiles who refused any form ot the Commonwealth Parliamentary which expired on 3rst March.
justice in their Court of Justice to- Association. 1963 was intended
wardsc the Jews, ad therefore t ohe J s to provide for the employment of staff
impowardsedthe Jews, and therefore the Jews to carry out construction projects
imposed the dea penalty on any one Caribbean financed under C.D. & W. funds,
of their kind who sought any form but in view of the fact that certain
of rcdrss tiom the O entitles' Court Congress projects were not yet completed by
of J s e. He pointed out that Christ Ip | the latter date, it was necessaryto
stroveto bridgethe gap among me, f La our apply for approval to. continue this
and id. a le that du ,-sch albeit oin a reduced '-calc.
he. s.- r ,when the Japanese ary Triennial Date .Ohanged The continuation scheme brings the
inv 4 4 Burma, a Burmese Preacher total expenditure from ,$273,830
Sudamur, was captured by some Ja- Date of the Triennial Congress (t57,o48) to $364,762 (75,992)
panse soldiers who took away his of the C.C.L. has been advanced and is being met from savings un-
book and belongings,and place them to September 9th, ioth and rith der the original C.D. & W. alloca,
on a table,, and thereupon bound instead of the original timing (Sept. tion. (GIS)
him,with ropes and closed the room. 15-17), due to certain developments
Shotly afterwards, a Japanese officer in Jamaica. This will be followed
came forward and examined the book by the Education Conference on Barbados Choir
and belongings; he then opened the Sept. i2-i4th. Dominica's delegate,
door made a sign of the cross on the Mr. D. P. Lawrence, Treasurer of At St. Gerard's
palm of his hand, at which the im- D.T.U,, has replaced Mr. J.A.
prisoned preacher nodded, which James on the General Council of the rand Vriety Conrt
impelled the Japanese officer to free local Union. Interest persons are ran ar y once
him from bondage, give him his book asked to note the change of date of A grand variety concert will take
and belongings, open the door and the Triennial Conference. erard's ll on
let him go. The salient point is this: Contrib. Monday th August at 8. ..
that in spite of one's languages Monday i9th August at 8. p.m.
Christ bridged the g a p between under the distinguished patronage
them M ore Rrsh To of Honourable Chief Minister and
Rev. Didier continued to say that TMrs. LeBlanc.
during a Crusade conducted by the Sin The items of the programme
Evangelist Canon Ainsley Cr.ene in will be contributed by the visiting
the State of Alabama, a white man Barbados Choir for the Animation
shot and killed a Negro; fortified by LONDON Aug th oftheSickandIncapaciated, and
the Holy Spirit, the victim's daugh, CP:-Trinidad and Toba- local Arists will assists.
ter courageously stood up and said go today signed the British Tickets for Adults are on sale
that she had forgiven her father's as- copy of the limited nuclear at $r.oo each, and children will
saillant. test ban treaty along with pay 5 at the door.
sHer words portayed te manifes- A very enjoyable evening is an-
ation of Charity towards one's fe five other e n v o y s from ticipatcd, and the public is invited
low men. He further told the con, Tunisia, Iceland, Malaya, to support this effort which will as-
gregation that the population of the Laos and Sweden, bring- sist in defraying the transportation
world was increasing at the rate of ing the total to forty-two expenses of this tour of the island
looooo daily, principally in very since the treaty was opened by the Barbados Choir. (GIS)
poor countries. In this case to every for signing here las: week.
five people two are always hungry, Signatures are also bein e John
and three are hungry most ofthe time. Signatures are also being P pe John's
The U. N. Food and Agricultural taken in Washington and
Organization are striving hard to Moscow with nations sign- Peace Prize
ameliorate this deplorable condition, ing one, two or all of them.
and W.HO. are also working to. In Bonn, West Germany, VATICAN CITY Aug. i2th CP:
eradicate disease Chancellor Adenauer' Gov- Vatican announced today the estab,
Rev. Didier went on to say that ernment decided tat Wes lishment of a "Pope John Peace
we are now living in an age where ent decided that WestFoundation" to award a prize every
some crazy person can press a but, Germany will j o i n the three years for efforts towards world
ton and cause the destruction of the treaty. peace.

Methodist Mis-
sionary Meeting

Fittings; Basins a:d Watering Cans;t
ISpring Mattresses; Cupboard Locks;1
iShelf Brackets; Tower Bolts and Cabi-
net Handles, I. C, I. Paints, Floor Tilesj
land Wire Netting; Dunlop Rubber Boots,i
L etc. etc. etc. .

Overseers required with experience in coconut,
banana and cocoa cultivation or with agricul-
tural training. Must be prepared to reside at )
Melville Hall or Castle Bruce Estates,
S Apply:
A Manager,
i Melville Hall Estate
IAug 3-

i Ex-Agricultural Student For
S Advanced-aged Planter with sound knowledge in
iPractical and Theoretical Agriculture as well as generally
estate routine work requires position as Manager or
SOverseer on well-established Estate.
Reasonable Salary expected.
X.Y,Z. co Dominica HERALD, 31, New St., Roseau.
(Aug. 17-Sept. 7. 1
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As is well known to most growers all Windward Islands bananas
are shipped to the United Kingdom and sold through Geest Industries
Ltd. Gest buys our fruit on a price based on the figure at which the
green fruit is sold to the green ripener in the United Kingdom. This
Price is known as the Green Boat Price and is fixed by Elders & Fyffes
Ltd., who sell fruit from Jamaica and the Cameroons. Normally. prices
are good in the summer and weaker in the winter. This summer a
delegation of the Windward Islands Banana Growers Association was
obliged to join a Jamaica delegation in London to make a complete
investigation of marketing conditions there. Elder & Fyffes had lowered
their Green Boat Price to a point where the Windward Islands Associa-
tion might have had to pay io less per 1b. to growers. On our present
production this would cost the Windwards over a quarter of a million
dollars a month. Geest co-operated fully with the delegation and refused
to lower his price to the green ripeners and so this serious loss was averted.
The high standard of the efficiency of Geest's marketing in the United
Kingdom alone made this possible. In order to restore the Green Boat
Price, Jamaica diverted three ships containing a total of approximately
4,6oo00 tons of bananas, thus relieving the excess of fruit in the hands of
their agent. With good weather prevailing the remainder of the summer
should be normal.
Very important consultations between growers were held with
Jamaica with regard to the regulation of supplies to the United Kingdom
market so as to avoid over supply at any given time. Perhaps the most
vital function performed by the delegation was the exploration into the
possible details of a new formula for the selling of bananas from the
Windward Islands. Concrete information has been obtain-d as to the
form of a new contract which should prove more satisfactory and benefi-
cial to the growers than the present one which ends in July, 1964. A
full report will be made to the islands' boards on this and as indeed on
all other relevant aspects of the delegation's visit to London.
The Windward Islands Banana Growers Association is proposing
to enlarge and run as a separate entity a research scheme so that growers
will be in a position to compete efficiently in the world markets. Details
of this scheme were discussed with the Department of Technical Co-
operation and a further announcement will be made at a later date.
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SSewers complete, Sewer Pipes &I

S VT J ") ,Y. AUGUST 17, 1963


Protect Your Children
Anti-Polio Campaign
The Anti-Polio Campaign now going on irt Dominica is purely a
precautional measure, designed to help the immunity which is already
"built in" ii: many cf the children here. A mild form of polio is ende'
mic in the island and most children get it without their parents or even
the doctors bring aware of it. This gives a natural resistance which
makes Dominica safe for her children. Those children who most need
the vaccine are those no: born in the island and those of the higher,
income groups who are more sheltered. Nevertheless, not every child is
immune and if the disease strikes a child at a later age the illness may be
very severe. A new vaccine similar to the one being used here was only
recently approved in its effects against all three types of polio by the
U. S. Public Health Service. i It is an oral vaccine given in two doses
eight weeks apart and has been 90% effective on test

Gift Free To Commonwealth

This Sabin vaccine is now the
one most frequently used and Great
Britain is discarding f58,000--
worth of the older Salk vaccine
(administered by injection) and
offering it to Commonwealth coun-
tries free (since it has a limited
useful life). It is reported that
Trinidad and Jamaica have accepted
the offer.
For victims of the dead paralysis
it is hoped that a team of scientists
will bring back new life into helpless
limbs. A research team, headed by
Dr. Bruce Kinnier-Wilson at the
Institute of Oithopaedics in Lon-
don, is developing an electronic
box which can pick up the tiny
impulses sent by the brain to activate
the limbs; the signals can then be
amplified and used to work an
artificial limb or other appliance.
__ Measles Conquered
Measles. the number nnf .hi;d
hood disease in the United States
aud a killer in Latin America,
Asia and Africa, has now been
conquered by a vaccine developed
by Dr. John Enders of Harvard
University. Two types are availa-
ble, one a "weakened" live vaccine
and the other a "dead" virus vac-
cine. Large scale tests prove it to
be 98% effective. It is believed
that measles brought by the Spanish
in Colombus' ships killed more
Arawaks in Hispaniola and the
Spanish Main than did the Spaniards
Leprosy Research
A new name for leprosy and a
plan to encourage the testing of
drugs to cu.e the disease were both
agreed upon at a recent conference
of the British Leprosy Association.
The clinical name for leprosy is
"mycobacterial n e u rodermatosis"
and medical practitioners will be
encouraged to use this name.
Serious doubts have been cast by
the researchers of Dr. A.G McD,
Weddell, neurologist and reader in
human anatomy at Oxford Univers-
ity, on the old theory of contagion
in the spread of leprosy. His re,
searches conducted over the last
seven year suggest strongly th a t
many skin diseases including neuro.
dermatitis enter the body through
the stomach and lungs and not, as
previously thought, by skin-to-skin
contact. If this is the case, it is the
view of many leprologists that ''we
have been barking up the wrong
tree and our programme of preven-
tion will have to be entirely altered."
Drug Testing-WHO View
The Executive Board of the
World Health Organisation at a
recent meeting in Geneva adopted
a resolution instructing the Director-




General to explore ways of facilita- uel
ting the exchange of information there
between countries on serious adverse met
drug reactions, by
It was pointed out that the ques- Qu
tion of drug evaluation was a part 'Th
of the larger problem of better con-
trol of pharmaceutical preparations ron
of all kinds, including tranquilizers, is
hormones and antibiotics, often use- third
ed in an indiscriminate way. Tht life,
example of the malformation pro- to I
duced in babies by the use of the utte
tranquilizer thalidomide by expect- mas
ant mothers was particularly cited. or
Poison Drugs Prescribed
At a meeting of the Royal Soc- met
iety of Medecine, Professor Brownlee tim
of King's College, London deserib- Hu
ed strychnine, arsenic, mercury and hun
lead as "outmoded drugs" and me,
urged their removal from the British ade
National Formulary. There was, sug
he said, no rational use for any of
tese d.igs~wIich i avc 'often cause- d
poisoning among children Stry-
chnine and arsenic are still shown
in prescribed tonics, and strychnine
is contained in several officially ap-
proved purgatives. Lead lotion
for sprains can be absorbed through
abraded or ulcerated surfaces and
is a slow, subtle and powerful poi-

Adventuring Into
Old Books

(Cont. from page 2)
because most of us like to go back
to them in later years. Many a wo-
man reads the old stories to her
children or grandchildren with a
sense of renewed youth and enjoy-
Note, first, that children's books
remain international in their appeal,
so that we are one with all the
world while we read them. In the
second place, note that these child-
ren's books are well done. Child-
ren accept their style as a matter of
course, so easily do the stories move
along and so quietly does the pic-
ture take shape before their eyes.
Look at the first page of Andersen's
"The Ugly Duckling": "The
country was very lovely just then
-- it' was summer. The wheat
was golden and the oats still green.
The hay was stacked in the rich
low meadows, where the stork
marched about on his long red legs,
chattering in Egyptian, the language
his mother had taught him." Here
is no striving for effect or pretentious-
ness, just a wealth of soft colour.

looks are, apart from the work
influence of the teacher, the
instrumentss in education. It
principally through books that a
d explores tie richness of human
erience and kiowiedgc.
"he most important room in any
ool is the library, and the most
ortant mind-forming aid in any
m1 is the selection of books it
kes available to its children.

Many novels are merely costume
es that entertain us at the time
read them, but there are thou-
ds L.f novels that have flesh and
od inside their costumes. Sam-
Johnson once asked: "Was
e ever yet anything written by
*e man that was wished longer
its readers, excepting 'Don
ixote', 'Robinson Crusoe' and
be'Pilg-im's Progress'2"
What is the basis of our love for
lance except this: that everybody
romantic who admires a fine
ng or does one. Merely to copy
, as some novelists do today, is
produce nonsense, something
:rly useless. They give us a
ss of detail of trivial happenings,
witless cruelty, stupid evil, blind

Go to a well written novel and
the difference. What is the argu-
nt, for example, pertinent to our
es to be extracted from Victor
go's Les Miserables published a
ndred.years ago? Hugo's impeach-
nt is not of men but of man-
ninintered institutions which. he
gestt have become a source of


tives w
gles of
half m
the ord
and R
ever p;
and or
the be
last fin
ten ye
test cc
a guic

A Fragment of Auden

Our way remains, our world, our day, our sin;
We may, as always, by our own consent
Be cast away: but neither depth nor height
Nor any other creature can prevent
Our reasonable and lively motions in
This modern void where only Love has weight,
And Fate by Faith is clearly understood,
And he who works shall find our Fatherhood.
peril by weakening the indi- sought after in these days -biut a
's sense of responsibility. gripping novel full of dramatic in-
take the more personal narra- cidents. As for Don Q u ix o t e,
rhich put on record the strug- published in 1605, it can be read as
men w it h i n themselves: a tale of adventure but it is -also a
t, Prince of Denmark, whose manual of tolerance and indulgent
I turmoil lasted for two and a pity,
months; Henry Faust, for whom The Swiss Family Robinson
leal stretched over fifty years; has an average of three things "hap-
obmson Crusoe. As J. O'D. opening on every one of its 500 pages
:t says about Crus o e in (Everyman edition). The happen-
Loved Books, (a Pxemier book ings have to do with life as it must
bed in 1959): "we are on the be lived if a man is to get through
of Despair . for eight and it with decency, comfort, usefulness,
r years. It is an epic of com- and a fair degree of distinction.
man, refusing to go mad, re- All of these books display the
to lose the power of speech; individuals in courageous rola. We:
atient, ingenious, hoping .on might sum them up in the'sentence
n, not for rescue merely, but for used by young Jim Hawkins in
st as God shall order it, be it Treasure Island: "I be g n to be
or endless waiting, and at the horribly frightened,: but I kept my
hiding his own soul." head, for all that."
n(To be continued)
in Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, (To be continue
ihed in 1678, ran into eleven Remember
ns and many pirated issues in
ars. It has spread to the remo- Your
orners of the earth It ii not only
de to a way of dfe much Subsc pti S

_*_*4S*-*W _____*- _

H M. Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

A new portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen
Mother who celebrated her 63rd birthday on Sunday Aug. 4th, 1963.
The portrait, taken by Anthony Buckley, shows the Queen Mother
in a Drawing Room at Clarence House wearing a gown of white
organza with sprays of embroidered jasmine in fine grey and yellow
silk thread. Her jewellery consist of a diamond tiara, pearl and
diamond necklace, diamond ar-rings and bracelet, and a diamond
fringe brooch.
fringe brooch.

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Tiger Retains Title
At Ibadan, Nigeria last Satuday,
Dick Tiger retained his World
Middleweight Crown when the re-
feree stopped his fight with Chal-
lenger Gene Fullmer in the seventh
round. It was a tough fight all the
way with both fighters asking for no
quarters and giving none. Tiger
was in command from the first
rouid and relentlessly pounded his
opponent into submission. Fuilmer
had sustained bad cuts over both
eyes and the referee was forced to
stop the contest. Tiger later declar-
ed that he was ready to defend his
tide against anyone in his class.
This immediately brought a chal-
lenge from the Welterweight Cham-
pion, Emile Griffith of the Virgin
Islands. If this bout materializes,
it could be a classic. Both fighters
are as thought as they come. Grif,
fith will be aiming to emulate Su,
gar Ray Robinson who won the
Middleweight Tittle when he was
Welterweight Champion. Robin-
son also had a crack at the Light-
Heavyweight Title, but lost that
one one a T.K.O.

W. Indies Crush County
Following an impressive victory
over Warwickshire last week, the
West Indies aCuhed Yorkshire by
an innipgs :aid a rIns at Sheffield
on Tuesda-This was sweet revenge
for the defeat handed out to the
touring ncaftby Yorkshire in May.
Yorkshire were ptO in to bat on
a wicket that proved less helpful
to the bowlers than Skipper Hunte
had anticipated. A fine partner-
ship between Boycott (71) and Ric-
hard Hutton (son of Len Hutton)
enabled Yorkshire to compile 260
on the opening day. Hutton scored
West Indies replied with 19 with-
out loss by close of play. Hunte left
early on the second day but Rodrig-
uez and Nurse became associated in
a second wicket partnership which
put on 123. Nurse was out for 77
and Rodriguez was only 7 runs
short of his first century when he
was dismissed. There was a minor
collapse, but Sobers and Allan
stopped the rot. Allan scored,and So,
bears was Ioo not out at close of play.
West Indies declared at 358 for 9.
The start of Yorkshire's and innings
gave no indication of what was to
come. Openers Boycott and
Hampshire put on 31 runs in even
time, but after Boycott was dismiss-
ed by Hall, the gate was open. Grif
fifth captured 5 wickets for 12 runs
in a devastating spell of fast bowling
bringing his total victims on the tour
to 99. Sobers got 3 for z21. Yorkshire
could only muster 96 runs and it was
over by teatime on the third day.
The tourists completed a match
against Northbn pfon yesterday.
Highlight of the first day was
a fine century by the young
Northampton batsman Colin
Milburo, and Griffith's hundredth
wicket of the tour. Griffith be-
came the first West Indies fast
bowler to capture a hundred
wickets since Learie Constantine
did it in 1939. Ramadin and
Valentine both got a hundred

ckets in the 1950 tour, but
th are slow bowlers.
nal Score in the match with
orthampton was:- North imPr
n 223. (Milburn 100) anJ 234
r 4, West Indies 107. Rain
ised out the last day.
he World Netball ended at
stbourne on Wednesday.
iutralia emerged Champions
ving gone through the fixture
thout being defeated. The final
sitions were:- 1. Australia, 2.
:w Zealand, 3. England, 4.
inidad. 5. Jamaica, 6. West
dies, 7. South Africa 8. Scot-
id, 9. Wales, 10 Ceylon and 11.
trthern Ireland.

MRS. JOYCE Robinson, Director
naica Library Service arrives here
h August, lectures on the 21st
"The Role of Free Public
brary Service." MR. NOBLE
ail, who had been absent from
imnnica 47 years arrived back
m New York last Wednesday on
hort visit. He is staying at Mrs.
dgewater's. MR. A L E C
RAUD, back from New York
here Mrs. Eric Shillingford is
covering from the shock of fire-
eavement) back at Eric's Bakery
.EO Austin back on banana boat
h wife and child is appointed
gistrate Eastern to succeed retiring
;elo Winston PHILLIP George,
:hmcal Wing teacher, gets one-
r A. I. D. scholarship, left for
ng Beach, Cgalhorma SIR
LRNT Gordon, Chairman of.
iBAN to Barbados for Sugar
soc. meeting CLIFFORD Odets,
ied leftiwing U.S. playwrite,
d aged 57 ESTES Kefauver,
-,time U. S. ,VicePresidential
nine, running mate with Adlai
venson, died *

Students from all over the West
lies are included in the Univeriy
igern group which arnves in
minica by Federal Maple to per-
m on Wednesday 2ist'at Wesley
gh School. These excellent
ing singers, whose radio broad-
ts are widely enjoyed, have a
liant repertoire including Negro
rituals; African, English and
est Indian folk songs. Only
since to hear them during their
e-day visit is at 5.15 p. m. at
SH. S. next Weds., for the token
large of 25 cents.
'eat Britain Robbery
Scotland Yard has announced
t they know the names of most of
gang who last week brought off
e2zM train robbery iu a lonely
t of Buckinhamshire. Five arrests
'e already been made and
oo,ooo recovered. It is stated that
$:M reward has already caused
ny "stool-pigeons to squeak"'.
The Dominica Nurses Association
ds its 7tb Annual Study Week from
borrow (services in all churches at
a.m.) until Friday. Report next



Application For
Liqoa ticence-"
To the Magistrate District 'E" &
the Chief of Police
We, L. Delsol & Sons residing
at Goodwill, Parish of St. George do
hereby give you notice that it our
intention to apply at the Magistrate's
Court to be held at Rosezu, on Wed-
nesday 2nd -October 1963 en-
suing for a retail Liquor Licence,
n respect of our premises, situated
at Bellevue Chopin, Parish of St.
Dated this 6th day of August

Copies of the Report of the
Commission of Inquiry in the Fire
which occurred in King George V
Street, Roseau, on Monday, 25th
February 1963, are now available
and may be purchased at the Ad-
ministrator's Office at the price of
twentyfive cents per copyr
GO 87, Aug. 17.

All Persons connected to the
water and sewerage service of the
Town are hereby reminded that
water and sewerage rates are
payable in advance, and that per-
sons who are in arrears for the
period ending 30th June, 1963 are
given up to 31st August to settle
their accounts, after which they
will be cut off from the Water and
Sewerage Service without further
Acting Town Clerk.
Aug. 10-24


Classified Advt.
lrClnmir TirLtV

Cubans Kidnap Refugees
On British Isle
On a lonely British island to the
North of Cuba. refugees from the
Castro regime waited last week for
a ship from Jamaica to pick them
up and take them to the United
States. Alas, a Cuban ship got
there first and kidnapped all but ten
under the eyes of two watching
U. S. coastguard planes, who were
powerless to help. A British des-
troyer apprised of this invasion of
British territory rushed to the scene
too late since by that time the Cu-
ban ship was outside the three
mile limit. Sharp reactions are
expected from the British Govt.

5-F Exhibition
(Continued from page 7)
and Social Services followed by His
Honour the Administrator and
the Honourable Chief Minister, ad-
dressed the gathering, emphasizing
different aspects of the campaign
and urging the villagers to strive to
do better and better evrry year to
make the village as independent of
imported foodstuffs and other articles
of domestic use as much as possi-
Mrs. Lovelace then distributed
the prizes for the best exhibits and
certificates assisted by Mrs. Stevens.
A vot: of thanks by Mr. Daniel
Roberts, Chairman of the Village
Council, on behalf of the Villagers
followed by the National Anthem,
brought to a close a most enjoyable
day. (GIS)

PrLii i i nY
750 x 20
700 x 20
650 x 16
600 x 16
640 x 13
attractive prices
sr Queen Mary &
Geo. V Street

Vacancy In Post Of 5 ",
Senior Binder, Govern-
ment Printery TUB
Applications are invited for the
post of Senior Binder, Government
Printry, which is now vacant.
2. The salary of the post is in
scale $1,476 x 96- $1,956 per
annum. The actual points of Very a
entry in the scale will be depend-
ent on the qualifications and S.P. AI
experience of the candidate select- &
ed. The appointment is pension' Corn4
a b I e, and is subject to medical King
fitness and two years' probation in
the first instance. Other condi-Jy 2
tions of service including leave, July 27-
will be in accordance with the
General Orders in force in the I
3. Application should be addressed (1) On
to Chief Secretary, Administrator's TRUCK N
Office, Roseau, Dominica, and should running
r e a c h him not later than 31st apply to:
August. 1963.
GO. 80 Aug 10



The Acting Agriculture Super- "The Platters" singing of their
intendent wishes to inform the greatest numbers "Since" (byspec-
public that the Department of ial invitation, sung to the late Pope
Agriculture will be holding a Pius XII)-hear them and many
Field day in the Eastern District their popular L.P. records at
on Monday 261h August at OSMOND A. MENDES,
10.00 a.m. starting at the Agri- OSMOND A. MENDES,
cultural Station at La Plaine. eller, New Town.
GO 88 Aug. 17


Applications are invited for the vacant post of Assist-
ant Manager and Superintendent, Packing Plant, Government
Fruit Packing and Marketing Department, Dominica.
1. APPOINTMENT: The post is on the permanent and
pensionable establishment.
2. SALARY: The salary of the post is in the
scale $3,444 x 144- $3,876 per
3. DUTIES The officer will assist the Manager
in the purchasing, collection, grad-
ing, storage, packaging, shipment
and sale of fruit and other Agri-
cultural products.
He will also assist the Manager
in the supervision of accounting
and Field Staff of the Department.
He will be especially responsi-
ble for the supervision of operat-
ion of the Packing Plant.
He will be required to under-
take any other duties which may
be assigned to him by the Admin-
4. LEAVE: Leave will be granted in accord-
ance with leave regulations.
5. GENERAL The officer appointed will be sub-
INFORMATION: ject to the Regulations of Her
Majesty's Colonial Service and to the
laws, General Orders and Statutory
Rules and orders in force in the
Applications should be addressed to the Chief Secre-
tary, Administrator's Office and should reach him not later
than the 31st August, 1963.
GO 86 Aug. 17


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to. 1023, in go
condition. Plea


AUNTIE FRAN thanks young
reader Cecilia Elwyn for kindly
sending her a birthday card.








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