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VOL. 71.] SAINT GEORGE'S, SATURDAY, MAY 30, 1953. [Nc. 28.
M R. ROBERT CRAIG has been appointed a
Marriage Officer in respect of the congrega-
tion of the Watch Tower Society in the Colony
with effect from 1st March, 1953.
22nd May, 1953.
M, P. 164.
TIHE undermentioned Ordinances which have
Seen assented to by His Excellency the
Governor are published with this issue of the
No, 5 of 1953.-An Ordinance to amend the
British Nationality (Offences, Penalties and
S Fees) Ordinance, 1949.
SNo. 6 of 1953 -An Ordinance to amend the
Animal (Prevention of Cruelty) Ordinance,
Copies of these Ordinances may be seen at the
Government Office, the Public Library, the
Treasury, District Revenue and Post Offices, and
29th May, 1953,
THE following document is circulated with and
Forms part of this Gazette:-
S.R. & O. No. 15.- -The Town Poundaries Pro-
E. A. BRATHWAITE,
Acotitng Government Secretary.
30th May, 1953.
IT is hereby notified for general information that
permission has been given by His Excellency
the Governor for all retired officers of the 'Royal
Navy, Army and Royal Air Force to wear uniform
on Coronation Day, 2nd June, 1953, and at official
receptions during Coronation week.
His Excellency hopes that all Ex-Servicemeni
and Ex-Servicewoman will wear their medals on
20th May, 1953;
T is notified for general information that new'
issues of Postage Stamps will be placed on
sale at Post Office Counters as follows:-
Coronation (commemorative) 3 cents.
Wednesday, June 3, 1953, during period
8.45 am. and 10 a.m.
1 cent and 12 cents, present design .but with
new Royal Portrait Monday, June 15, 1953.
General Post Office,
Grenada, May 21. 1953.
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MAY 30, 1953.-(No. 28.)
Grenada/Carriacou Mail and Passenger Ser- Statement of Currency Note Circulation
vice, Itinerary during May-June. 1953 in the British Caribbean Territories
Holidays. I (Eastern Group) on 1st May, 1953.
AUXILIARY Schooner PRINCIPAL S" will
observe the following itinerary :-
(1) Hillsborough to St. George's,
Tuesday, May 26, ... 9.00 a.m.
(2) St. George's to Hillsborough
Saturday, May 30, ... 12.00 noon.
(3) Hillsborough to St. George's
Sunday, May 31, ... 12.00 noon.
(4) St. George's to Hillsborough
Monday, June 1, ... 9.00 a.m.
(5) Hillsborough to St. George's
Friday, June 5, ... 9,00 a.m.
(6) St. George's to Hillsborough
Sunday, June 7, ... 9.00 a.m.
General Post Office,
Grenada, May 19, 1953.
Issue of Warrants under the Towns
Administration Ordinance Cap. 225.
NOTICE is hereby given that under the authority
of Section 33 of the Towns Administration
Ordinance, Warrants will be issued from this office
for the recovery of General Rates for the year
1953 which remain unpaid after the 31st May,
A. D. W. JOHNSON,
Acting Colonial Treasurer.
5th May, 1953.
Under the Water Supply
Ordinance, Cap. 240.
OTICE is hereby given that the assessment
Lists for Water Rates for the year 1953, as
finally determined, may be seen at the Treasury,
St. George's, and at the respective District Revenue
Offices, between the 1st day of May and the 31st
day of July, 1953 and that attendance will be
.given during that period for the purpose of receiv-
ing the rates fixed by the several District Boards.
A. D. W. JOHNSON,
Acting Cotonial Treasurer.
5th May, 1953.
Arrears of Sewerage Rates-St. George's
ANY persons are in arrear with payment of
their sewerage rates for 1952 and earlier
years. This is to give *notice that the properties
of persons still in arrear at the 30th June, 1953,
will be put up for sale at an ear!y date thereafter.
G. H. ADAMS,
May S2, 1953.
during March, 1953:-British
Caribbean Currency Notes ... $42,394,682
Government Currency Notes 3,141,610
British Caribbean Notes:
Trinidad & Tobago ... $20,712,992
Barbados ... 5,589,200
British Guiana ... 10,269,007
Leeward & Windward
Islands ... 6,203.600
Total British Caribbean
Notes ... $42,774,799
Trinidad & Tobago
Circulation ... $2,016,965
Note Circulation ... 225,573
British Guiana Govern-
ment Note Circulation 743,955
Total Government Note
Circulation ... [2,986,493
Total Circulation on
1st April ... $45,761,292
British Caribbean Currency Board.
British Caribbean Currency Board,
General Certificate of Education.
LONDON University is prepared to allow the
General Certificate of Education Examination
to be held overseas in the Autumn of this year.
Entries for this examination must be received
by the Local Secretary not later than 31st July,
1953. No entries will be received after that date.
H. H. PILGRIM.
NOTICE TO MARINERS:
MARINERS are warned that mooring buoys,
marker buoys and sinkers have been estab-
lished within a radius of 750 feet to the west and
north of the new west beacon in Scarborough
harbour. Thid beacon is in Lat. 110 10' 52"
North, Long. 600 43' 40" West, and carries-sa
flashing red light.
The area under reference is to be regarded as
dangerous to navigation and mariners are warned
E. J. HEMMINGS,
Trinidad and Tobago.
23rd March, 1953.
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MAY 30, 1953.-(No. 28).
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Cocoa Industry Improvement Scheme
Distribution of Rooted Cuttings of Selected
Strains of Grenada Cocoa for planting in
IT is estimated that there will be rooted cocoa
cuttings at the cocoa propagation stations
available to plant 300 acres in 1954.
2. Persons desirous of obtaining rooted cocoa
.cuttings from the cocoa stations, should apply on
the forms provided for that purpose, entitled:
"Application Form for Rooted Cocoa Cuttings
Propagated for Distribution by the Cocoa Industry
Improvement Scheme of Grenada".
3. Application forms should be forwarded to the
Agricultural Officer (Cocoa), Boulogne Cocoa
Nurseries, St. Andrew's on or before the 30th June,
4. Applications for rooted cocoa cuttings received
,after the 30th June, 1953 will neither be acknow-
ledged nor considered.
5. Application forms are available at the Depart-
ment of Agriculture, all Agricultural and Cocoa
Stations and District Revenue Offices. Application
forms can also be obtained from all members of
the extension staff of the Department of Agricul-
6. Rooted Cocoa Cuttings are delivered free of
charge to the applicants at a point, as near as
possible to the site at which they are to be planted,
accessible at the time to the motor vehicle con-
veying the plants.
7. The conditions under which rooted cocoa cut-
tings will be issued are as follows:--
conditions have been satisfactorily fulfilled,
and whether the area is in a suitable state
of preparation for planting.
(vi) Authorised officers of the Department of
Agriculture, will make periodic inspections
of the replanted areas, as often as may be
considered necessary, for the purpose of
observing field conditions, the development
of the young plants and advising the grower
on the care and management of the young
8. Applicants are advised to take advantage of
the experience already gained in replanting methods
at the Cocoa Stations and other plots, where re-
planting with rooted cocoa cuttings have already
been undertaken during the last 4 to 6 years.
Applicants are accordingly invited to visit the
Cocoa Stations and to make the fullest possible use
of all information that is available.
M. A.-G. HANSCHELL,
Director of Agriculture
and Chairman Cocoa Rehabilitation Board.
University College of the West Indies.
A PPLICATIONS are invited for the. Post of
. efesident Tutor in the Department of Extra-
Mural Studies. The Tutor may be required to
serve in any of the British Colonies in the Carib-
Salary 750 x 50 x 900 x 50 x 1,100 per annum;
point of entry according to qualifications and
experience. Child allowance and house allowance
are paid. Superannuation under F.S.S.U. arrange-
Application# (gl y copies) giving full particulars of
qualifications and experience, names of three
The area selected by an applicant will be referees ana earnest aate available or appointment
inspected by an authorised officer, as soon should be received before June 15th, by the Secre-
as possible after the receipt of the applica- tary, Inter-University Council for Higher Educa-
tion, for the purpose of determining the tion in the Colonies, 1 Gordon Square, London,
suitability of the site in regard to altitude, W.C.1, from whom further particulars may be
soil type, wind protection and ohbr ecologi- obtained.
cal and environmental c istions. The
applicant will then be notm, whether or
not the area is approved 4f wanting. University College of the West Indies.
If for stated reasons the area is declared to
be unsuitable for planting cocoa clones, no APPLICATIONS are invited for the Post of
allocation of plants will be made to the JA Staff Tutor in Industrial Relations in the
applicant. Department of Extra-Mural Studies.
IIf the area is declared suitable, an authoris- Salary 1,200 up to 1,350 per annum, accord-
ed officer will inform the applicant what ing to qualifications and experience; appointment
minimum action is required of him by the for three years; pension contribution and passages
Department of Agriculture, in regard to for person appointed and wife and children up to
provision of ground shade, windbreaks, soil total number of five persons in all, paid to the
conservation measures, soil preparation etc. colony and to country of origin on completion of
The Agricultural Department will render all contract, Practical experience of British Trade
assistance, guidance and advice in this Union organisation and educational work an advan-
connectiorw tage. Work requires travel throughout British
SThe miniiAitm area for which plants will be Caribbean for which cost of travel and subsistence
issued, will be that which will contain fifty allowances are paid.
(50) rooted cuttigs planted at a spacing Applications (six copies) giving full particulars cf
of 10 ft. by 10 ft. in a single block the qualifications and stating earliest date available for
eluivant of one-eighth (W) of an acre. appointment should be received before June 15,
The area t be plaund'will be re-insp~ted, by the Secretary, Inter-University Council for
by an aut. hrised officer immediately bferl' i Higher Education in the Colonies, 1 Gordon Square,
the proposed date of delivery of the plants, Lbadon W.C. 1, from whom further particulars
for the purpose of ascertaining whether all may be obtained,
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MAY 30. 1953.-.(No. 28).
In the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands.
NOVICE is hereby given that a Session of the
supremee Court of the Windward Islands and
Leeward Islands at Grenada, in its Criminal Juris-
diction, will be held at the Court House in the
town of St. George on Tuesday, the 16th day of
June, 1953, at ten o'clock in the forenoon when
and where all concerned ani bound over to prose-
cute, to give evidence, or summoned as Jurors or
Witnesses are required to give their personal
attendance, and all Officers who have taken In-
quisitions, Depositions, Examinations, Recogniz-
ances or other papers cognizable by the Court are
required to return the same without delay to this
Dated this 22nd day of May, 1953.
J. H. V. REDHEAD,
Registrar Supreme Court.
A vacancy exists for an Assistant Mechanical
Engineer (Marine) in the British Guiana
Transport and Harbour Department to assist the
Chief Mechanical Engineer to take charge of the
maintenance of Marine Craft, Hulls, Boilers and
Engines. The post is permanent and pensionable
and the salary is in the scale f750 x 30-900
per annum. A temporary Cost of Living Allowance
at the rate of 50 per annum is payable.
2. Candidates must be under 40 years of age,
corporate;membor of the institution of Mechanical
Engineers or hold other, technical qualifications
covering the field of a Marine Engineer. Candi-
dates must have had experience in both Steam and
Diesel Marine Engine maintenance and have a good
knowledge of workshop practice and administration.
3.' On appointment free passages will be provided
for the officer, his wife and children under 18 years
not exceeding five persons in all. On leave after
completion of a minimum tour free return passages
(not exceeding a total of C200 each) will be
provided for the officer and :his wife only, subject
to the provision of funds annually by the Legislature.
Five days leave for each completed month of
residential service up to a maximum of six months
after a minimum tour of two years. Free quarters
are not provided.
4. Intending candidates should make application
or (write for any further particulars desired) to the
General Manager, Transport and Harbours Depart-
ment, British Guiana, giving brief details of age,
qualifications and experience as soon as possible.
Government of Dominica.
PPLICATIONS are invited for the post of
Colonial Accountant, Dominica. The duties
of the post, which is on the permanent and
pensionable establishment, will involve generally
assistance to the Financial Secretary in all aspects
of Treasury work. The person selected will be
required to deputise for the Financial Secretary as
2. Applicants should have recognized qualifica-
tions and experience in accountancy.
3. Salary offered is in the scale $2,400 x $120-
$2,880 a year with cost of living allowance at the
rate of 20% of salary. It is expected that this
rate of salary will shortly be revised to conform
with the recommendations for similar posts of the
Salaries Revision Commissioner of the Windwqrd
4. Applications should reach the Establishment
Officer, Government Office, Dominica, nct later
than June 13, 1953. Applications from persons
in Government service should be submitted through
the Officer administering the Government of that
MAy 14, 1953.
M.P. c. 32/52.
Sale of Horse-kind Agricultural Department,,
TENDERS are invited for the purchase of the
(a) One Thoroughbred Stallion,
(b) One Half bred Colt,
(c) One She Mule,
(d) One Jack Donkey.
(a) The Thoroughbred Stallion, Rose Garland is
of Irish thoroughbred Blood Line out of Roselake
sired by Felicitation.
The Stallion is 14 years old and rising 16 hands.
:He was trained in Ireland by H. Welleslay, and
was owned by Lord Glentoran. He won the
Shandon Plate at Mallow and the Anglesey Stakes
at the Curragh, Ireland at two years. At three
years he won the match race in His Majesty's
Place at Galway over a distance of two miles.
Imported to the West Indies in 1942, He raced
three times in Trinidad. Purchased by Dominica,
in 1944 for Stud services he has several outstand-
ing progenies to his credit. His sire Felicitation
won 8 races including the Ascot Gold CuD, Churh-
hill Stakes, Jockey Club Cup. valued at 14,675.
He is vigorous as a sire and is being offered for. sale
only to avoid uncontrolled inbreeding.
(b) The Colt. Brown chestnut in colour two
years old and standing over 13 hands. He is out
of an imported half bred Mare, Goldflake, by Rose
(c) The Mule: Dark Brown, 14 hands.. useful
for pack purposes.
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MAY 30. 1953.-No. 28)
(d) The Jack Donkey: A half bred Kentucky
Jack, age 7 years, Mouse colour, standing 13 hands,
2. Applications should be marked" Tender for
Horse-kind" and should be addressed to the
Agricultural Superintendent, Roseau, Dominica, to
reach him not later than 30th'Jutne. 1953, who
does not bind himself to accept the highest or any
ST. G. C. COOPER,
Eastern Caribbean Farm Institute.
Vacancy for Lecturer.
APPLICATIONS are invited for the. post of
Lecturer at the Eastern Caribbean Farm
Institute, which is to be opened in Trinidad towards
the end of 1953, by seven British West Indian
Governments, as a residential institution for 40
students, to train the Staff of Departments of
Agriculture and others in the practice ond theory
of agriculture at sub-University level.
The Lecturer will be required to live in the
furnished flat, best suited to a single man, attached
to the Students' Dormitory Block. and to assist
with practical and theoretical tuition, farm manage-
ment and supervision.
Candidates should have a degree or diploma in
agriculture, with good practical experience.
Appointments will initially be on contract at a
salary according to merit within the scale
$2,400 x $120 $3,600, plus cost-of-living allowance:
arrangements will be made to maintain any existing
pension rights or a gratuity will be paid in lieu
thereof. A nominal deduction will be made from
salary for board and lodging. Free passage, if
required, will be given on appointment and term-
ination of contract. Liberal leave on full salary.
Applications, giving full information concerning
qualifications and experience, with the names and
addresses of three responsible persons to whom
reference may be made, should be addressed tc
The Principal, Eastern Caribbean Farm Institute,.
Centeno, Arima P 0.,.Trinidad., B.W I., to reach
him not later than 15th July 1953.
12th May, 1953.
UNDER THE LIQUOR DEALERS' LICENCE ORDINANCE.
NOTICE.is.hereby given that a Quarterly Licensing Session for the hearing of applications, for the
granting of Certificates under this Ordinance, will be held at the Court Hoiso, in the Parish of
St. Patrick on Wednesday the 24th day of June, 1953, at 9.30 a.m.
Particulars of Applications-for New Certificates.- .....
Name of Applicant. Occupation Residence Description of premises sought to be licensed.
Donald Thomas Tailor Belvidere i Wooden building situate at Belvidere.
23rd May, 1953.
D. O. B. ALEXIS,
for Magistrate Western District.
182 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MAY 30, 1953.-(No. 28.)
TRADE ACCOUNT FOR THE MONTH OF PARIL, 1953.
Part I.-Principal Articles Imported and Exported.
Beer, Ale and Stout (gals) ....
Bread, Biscuits and Cakes (lb)
Butter and Butter Substitutes (Ib)...
Fish (dried, salted, pickled,
smoked) (lb) ...
Flour and grain-
Flour Wheaten (lb)...
Meat-Salt and Pickled (Ib) ...
Smoked or Cured (Ib)..
Milk, Condensed (lb)
Spirits and Wines (gals) ...
Sugar-refined (lb.) ..
Tobaceo-unmanufactured (Ib) ...
Iron and Steel (Rolled, Cast Forged
or Drawn) (tons)....
Wood and Timber Unmanufactured
lumber (ft) ...
Bass and Sacks (value)'
Boots, Shoes and Slippers (doz. prs.)
Carts, Carriages, etc.-
Motor Cars (No.) ...
Other Commercial Vehicles (No.) ..
Road Motor Parts (value)...
Tyres and Tubes (value)...
Cement (tons) ...
Cotton piece goods (Sq. Yards)
Art Silk piece goods (Sq. Yards) ...
Electrical Supplies (value) ...
Fertilisers and Manures (value)
Iron and Steel Manufactures (tons)
Machinery, Apparatus and
Air c-oditioning and refrigera-
Conveying, hoisting, excavating,
r :.d construction and mining
Electrical (tons) ...
Engines not for vehicles (tons) ...
Steam boiler- and boilerhouse
equipment (tons) ...
Oils-Illuminating ind burn-
ing (gal) ...
Mo'or spirit gals) ...
Painters' colours etc. (Ibs) ...
Paper (all kinds; (value) ...
Wool manufactures-Piece Goods
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MAY 30, 1953.-(No. 28.)
B.- DOMESTIC EXPORTS.
Goats (No.) ...
Pigs (No.) ...
Sheep (No.) ...
Cocoa (raw) (cwts) ... 4,
Fruit and Nuts (fresh) and
Bananas (bunches)... 1,
Coconuts (No.) ... 1,
Lime Juice (raw) (gals)...
Nutmegs (owt) ... 3
Mace (cwt) ...
Other (cwt) ...
Cotton Raw (cwt) ...
Copra. (cwt) ...
Oils, essential-Lime (lb) ...
Nutmeg (lb) ..
April, 1953 Jan.-April, 1953.
entity Value Quantity Value
G. H. ADAMS,
20th May, 1963.
184 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, MAY 30, 1353.-(No. 28.)
Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association.
THE values of the respective grades of Nutmegs and Mace and the proportions of such values to be
advanced and the prices for outright purchases by the Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association
have been fixed by the Nutmeg Board as under, until further notice:--
Effective 16th February, 1953.
Nominal Value Advance to Growers Outr:,!t Parcriase
(RADES I per lb. per lb. pr .b,
Uncured Nutmegs (in shell) ... 6 Cents 5 Cents 6 Cent-
Cured Nutmegs (in shell) ... 10 do. 9 do. 10 do.
Dried Cracked Grinders ... 2 do. 1 do.. 2 1a.
Dried Whole Mace ... 36 do. 34 do. (.
Dried Broken Mace -.- 12 do. 8 do. 12 do,
Mace Pickings ... 3 do. 2 do 3 do.
Growers are reminded that the above rates are based on the devaluated rate of sterling and that
any material rise in the value of the will adversely affect them.
F. C. HUGHES,
Date fixed: 18th May, 1953.
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