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Daily News of Virgin Islands, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1960, Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands THK DAILY THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1960 Griffith Sets Back Fernandez New York Takes Decision Luedee Knocks Out Son! By DEAiNK McliOWEN Emile Griffith, New York's fine welterweight, exploded the myth ol Florentine) Feienandcv' leit hooks in the feature ten- rounds bout at Madison Square Gat den Thursday night Griffith, a 21-year-old native of the Virgin Wands, absoibed the best blows ot the Cuban and walked out of the ring with a unanimous decision. Ferander. who had stopped twenty-one ol his twenty-eight previous rivals was unable to find the range his devastating hook With its effect minimiT-ed by the- clever boxing of Griffith, the Cuban was just another fighter Griffith weighed pounds Feinandez 1493M. Arthur Mercante, the referee, and Judge Bill Recht both scored six tounds for Griffith, two for and called two evea. The other judge> Joe Eppy, had Griffith m front, 7 to 3 The Times scorecard agreed with Fpnv I is f Mi n ante. who almost as huid as the fighlus, took tin- set ond loutul away horn Fu-- uawkv ioi low and the fifth iojnd lor holding and hit- tint; Botn lounds wfte won by Foi rumdt'x as he frequently caught GiifFUh 'with his hooks shoi t i ights Thiie weiL- two other listed ten-round bouts on the taid, the lout I h and last ot the Garden's summoi shows In the opening ten, Ohduho Nunt-z of Puerto Rico scored a fifth-round tethmcal knockout over Plans Werner Wohlers of Hamburg, Germany The time uas 204 Referee Johnny Golan stopped the bout Wohlers in no shape to continue 158 vi, stoiod his tr-inth tnumph against two losses Woh lets-, 158 suffered his foiuth defeat Pie won thirty and fought three In the semi-final, also sched- ule'd for ten rounds, Jerrv Lue- dee of Montreal battered the Dominican Republic's Bartolo Som into helplessness at of the tenth Luedee gave Som. a terrific beating, cut his nose 'J he 1 ID I I lui< V K! ii IIM v i M i ul 'P. i 1 111 II Hie J K'det. a It'll Som i i a oul was LiurU'Cs si ventrcnih lie 17b to 173 Som ians on Hand The tluee ten-io at- a ro-vfi! u{ and a 'gate- of S1U.102 Many in the t rowd wiio Spnmsh-speaknif _lans nttiacttd by Feuiandcv, oncl igliout the mam bout was guilty of holding, cspc-ciallv when GufHth caught him at idngc And there, insult' Giiffi'h fiied excellent combmai ions to the chin and body ot the Cuban was cut on the chin and nose early in the bout Many Mme-, in clinches he looked at his com ner men, a puzzled ex- pression on his face Griffith had Feinande? groggy in the first round with snapping rights and lefts to the head. Both foil m the second when their (Continued on Page 5) CAR FOR Low mileage, Ion price, value. Call 1169. High Other "Opinion Tortolans Urged to Shop In British Virgin Isles FOR SALE 1 TRAILER HOUSE with mod- ern" facitttifeS. Please call 895. From The Tortola Times Allegations have boon made I'fHonth that Rntish Vugin Is- landeis do not suppoit then- local mat Hants elUn lively as and that manv pei- suns lake adxantage ol eveiv possible oppoitumly to shop in St Thomaf lor goods which can oltcn be pur hascd just as cheaply heie. Sevetal leading merchants, uhcn questioned concerning their opinions on this matter, t. a pleasantly tolerant at- titude and upheld the tights of the individual to make purchases where he pleased It was pointed out, however, that the increas- ingly competitive local com- meice of re cnt years and months has reduced BVI to par with those of the USVI in many instances BVI 'and USVI merchants buy from identical wholesalers in Puerto Rico and and the USA. airy dispaiity in prices of foodstuffs, clothes, dry- etc is usually tesults in mam from two condi- tions (1) USVI merchants have only to cover a 4% tax, as opposed to BVI merchants being obliged to toyei a 12% import duly and small additional cost m fieight (2) Local merchants buy quantities ot goods, thus pacing slightly hig-her prices, and the slower turnover in a small community inevitably re- sults in some instances, in. a highrr mark-up While admitting availability of a gi eater variety ot goods in St Thomas persons pointed out that anyone making the louncl trip in order to hunt for bargains must hunt very hard indeed if he, or she, is to both cover the cost of the trip and render an honest valuation of purchases to the Road Town Customs Officer on his, or her return The apparently sound sugges- _ Uon has been made that m order' to further reduce the cost of goons retailed locally, BVI mer- chants should pool then: orders for specific items" and thus taka (Continued on Page 5) The new rally point for sports car power is the Anglla and its completely new 4-cylinder New Sports Car Power kind in the world, Anglia's new action is an overhead valve power plant with a new short stroke piston design. Engineers call it a short short stroke. This simply means an astounding amount of usable energy is produced with very little fuel. You can count on about 50 mHes per imperial gallon. 3rd, and 4th, the short-throw shift, the new suspension the opportunity to leave rear- engine colleagues at the starter's flag. Sporting new lines, low purchase price, and abundant luggaj gtia a success with ownerb everywhere. See and drive the new Action Angha at your English Ford Line dealer today T jic i- _-j i-d fa- Fj'd -v I i A i THE ACTION ANGLIA MOST ECOXOMfC AL NEW CAR FROM FORD YOU CAN BUY LOUIS LINDQVIST ST THOMAS, VIRGIN ISLANDS ;