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MAGRAS REPORTS ON TOURISM ACTIVITIES

Acting Tourism Commissioner Clement "Cain" Magras offers a quick overview of activities currently taking place in his department.

AND ALL THAT JAZZ

"I want to go back to a small space, the tinkle of glass where whiskey is poured, a shuffling of bar stools, thin trails of cigarette smoke from the bar, a murmur heard here and there, the almost empty, 9 o'clock, sultry, small, old jazz clubs of St. Thomas," writes Joseph Lisowski.

DONASTORG SETS MEETING ON HEAD TAX

Sen. Adlah "Foncie" Donastorg has set a meeting March 23 between V.I. officials and cruise-industry representatives in hopes of negotiating an increase in the territory's head tax.

MANDATORY INOCULATIONS UNDER ATTACK

Mandatory immunization of school children has become a hot-button issue in the Virgin Islands, with a small group of parents contending they shouldn't have to have their children inoculated against such diseases as measles, diptheria and polio.

HOLMBERG WINS THREE OF FIVE, DROPS TO SECOND

Markus Wieser's perfect day of five wins pushed him in to first place at the Congressional Cup, with Peter Holmberg trailing by one win.

PETER HOLMBERG STILL LEADS CONGRESSIONAL CUP

After 10 of 18 rounds Peter Holmberg still leads in his defense of his Congressional Cup regatta championship. Holmberg's score of nine wins and one loss (to Paul Cayard) is trailed by Markus Wieser of Germany at 8-2, Cayard of the USA at 7½-2, and Luc Pillot of France at 7-3.

2 REPENTENT MEN GET PROBATION IN ROLEX THEFT

Two tearful and repentent men were sentenced Thursday to five years of supervised probation and ordered to pay restitution for their roles in stealing jewelry and Rolex watches from Little Switzerland.

LOCKHART HOLDS NUTRITIONAL FAIR MARCH 26

Lockhart Elementary School will host a nutrition and health fair from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 26.

WILL TURNBULL SHRUG AT CONTRACT AUDIT?

The V.I. Bureau of Audit and Control has issued another scathing audit detailing how the V.I. government spends — or, rather, misspends — taxpayer money. Will anyone, including Gov. Charles W. Turnbull, pay any attention to it? Will anyone be prosecuted? Will anything change?

MEMORIAL SERVICE HELD FOR KATHARINE STREIBICH

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 11, at St. Thomas Reformed Church for Katharine Harms Streibich, age 45, who died of cancer Feb. 28 at her home in Estate Harmony, St. Thomas. The following is an obituary prepared by her family.

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