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Place of Publication: St George's Grenada
Publication Date: April 3, 1954
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169,


GRENADA.


Government Gazette.


VonbishLb bG APtoitL,


VOL. 72.] SAINT GEORGE'S, SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 1954. ;No. 19


GOVERNMENT NOTICES.

VACATION LEAVE.
No. 75.
R. E. A. BRATHWAITE, Acting Government
SSecretary, has been granted 4 weeks vaca-
tion leave with effect from 1st April, 1954,
prior to assuming duties as Government Secretary,
Dominica.
3rd April, 1954.
M.P. 170.
ACTING APPOINTMENT.
No. 76.
CONSEQUENT upon the grant of 1 month
vacation leave to Mr. E. A. BRATHWAITE,
,prior to assuming duties as Government Secretary,
Dominica, Miss LOUISE ROWLEY, Special Grade
Clerk, has been appointed to act as Government
Secretary and Manager of the Government Printing
Office and Medical Registrar, vice Mr. E. A.
BRATHWAITE, with effect from 1st April, 1954,
and until further notice.
3rd April, 1954.
P.F. 127.

APPOINTMENT.
No. 77.
)EVERENDE. A.PITT, B.D., to be a member of
A the Board of Education under the provisions
of Section 6 of the Board of Education Ordinance,
No. 42 ,of 1936, vice Reverend K. J. PAYNE,
resigned.
1st April, 1954.
M.P. 167 II.


No. 78.
E B. B. GITTENS, Treasury Inspector, has
been appointed Examiner of Accounts in the
Audit Department, Grenada, with effect from
1st April, 1954.
3rd April, 1954
P.F. 159

No. 79.
HER Majesty the Queen has been pleased to
approve the appointment of Mr. K. L.
GORDON, Magistrate, Trinidad, as Puisne Judge in
the Windward and Leeward Islands,
3rd April, 1954.
P.F. 177.

No. 80.
T is hereby notified for general information that
S Mr. FRANCIS HERBERT BARNARD has been
accorded formal recognition as Norwegian Honorary
Vice-Consul at Castries, St. Lucia.
1st April, 1954.
M.P. 115 II.

LEAVE.
No. 81.
ONOURABLE E. M. GAIRY, Elected Member
of the Legislative Council, has been granted
two months leave of absence from his duties on
the Legislative Council with effect from 15th
March, 1954.
2nd April, 1954.
M.P. A. 58/36 II.


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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, APR1L 3, 1954.-(No. 19.)


No. 82.
THE Right Honourable the Secretary of State
for the Colonies has notified the Governor
that the Queen will not be advised to exercise Her
Majesty's power of disallowance with respect to the
following Ordinance of the Grenada Legislature.-
No. 4 of 1954.-An Ordinance further to amend
the Income Tax Ordinance (Cap. 103)
3rd April, 1954.

No. 83.
THE undermentioned Ordinance which has been
assented to by His Excellency the Governor,
is published with this issue of the Gazette:-
No. 18 of 1954.-An Ordinance further to amend
the Nutmeg Industry Ordinance.
Copies of this Ordinance may be seen at the
Government Office, the Public Library, the
Treasury, District Revenue and Post Offices and
Police Stations.

By Command,
L. ROWLEY,
Acting Government Secretary.

Government Office,
3rd April, 1954.


DEPARTMENTAL


NOTICES.


TREASURY.
Issue of Warrants under the St, Georges'
Sewerage Ordinance No. 25 of 1936.

NOTICE is hereby given that under the authority
of Section 16 of the St, George's Sewerage
Ordinance a warrant will be issued to the Bailiff
for the recovery of all Sewerage Rates which remain
unpaid after the 31st January, 1954.

A. L. DOPWELL,
for Colonial Treasurer.

Treasury Department,
4th February, 1954.


Towns Administration Ordinance. Cap, 225.

NOTICE is hereby given that Assessment Lists
in respect of the Town of St. George may be
seen at the Treasury, and in respect of the other
Towns at the respective District Revenue Offices,
from the 1st day of February, to the 30th day of
April next, and that attendance will be given at
such offices for the purpose of receiving the rates-
mentioned in the Assessment Lists.
G. H. ADAMS,
Colonial Treasurer.
The Treasury,
26th January, 1954.


TREASURY.

T is hereby notified that at a sale by public
auction at the Inland Revenue Office, St. George s
on 19th March, 1954, the undermentioned pro-
perties were sold for unpaid Water Rates for the
year 1953 and previous years.

Name of Owner, Property. Situation, i. P"cse


Charles Cumber-
batch ... 1 house River Road $30.00

Vero Cummings ... do Villa A $15.00

Unless the owner or any other person having an
interest in either of the properties sold pays into
the Treasury :-
(1) th" amount due for taxes, fines, costs, and
expenses, and
(2) ten per cent of the purchase price as com-
pensation to the purchaser; (provided that
in special cases the Governor may reduce
the amount so payable as compensation),
before the expiration of three months from the
date of the sale, the property sold shall at the end
of the stipulated period vest absolutely in the
purchaser.

G. H. ADAMS,
Colonial Treasurer.


INCOME TAX ORDINANCE.

Income Tax Rules.

NOTICE is hereby given that Income Tax
Returns are required to be forwarded to the
Commissioners of Income Tax not later than the
31st May, 1954, by every person whose income
from every source whatsoever was over $480.00,
and every Company engaged in trade or business.
during the year 1953.
2 The Income Tax Forms of Return must be
fully and correctly completed and should show
deductions claimed. Supporting vouchers, parti-
cularly Interest and Life Insurance receipts, are
to be forwarded with the Returns.
3. Employers are requested to submit to the
Commissioners of Income Tax not later than
81st March, 1954, a list of employees whose incomes
were over $360.00 per annum during the year 1953.
4. Any person who may not have received a
Form applicable to his or her particular case may
obtain such a form on application at the Income
Tax Office, St. George's, or any District Revenue
Office.
5. Attention is invited to Section 59 of the
Ordinance which lays down that failure to comply
with any Rule made under the Ordinance is an
offence.
IRI BAIN,
Comptroller, Income Tax.

The Income Tax Office,
Grenada,
1st March, 1954.


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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE APRIL 3, 1954.-(No. 19.)


The Taxes Management
Ordinance

TOTICE is hereby given that a copy of the Tax
Roll for for 1954 each District is available for
ihnpection by the public at the Treasury, St.
George's, and at the respective Revenue Offices.
The days fixed for the hearing of Appeals against
assessments at the various Court Houses are:-


St. George's


... Monday, 12th April, 1954.


St. David's ... Monday, 26th
St. Andrew's ... Thursday, 22,nd
St. Patrick's ... Wednesday, 28th ,.
St. Mark's ... Thursday, 29th
St. John's ... Monday, 26th
Carriacou ... Wednesday, 21st ,,


G. H. ADAMS,
Colonial Treasurer.
Treasury Department,
5th March, 1954.


ANNOUNCEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Cocoa Industry Improvement Scheme


Distribution of Rooted Cuttings of Selected
Strain of Grenada Cocoa for Planting
in 1955.

T is estimated that there will be rooted cocoa
cuttings at the cocoa propagation station
available to plant 400 acres in 1955.
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 Rootea Cocoa Cuttings
Propagated for Distribution by the Cocoa Industry
Improvement Scheme of Grenada."
3. Application forms should be forwarded to the
Agricultural Officer (Cocoa), Mt. Home Cocoa
Station, St. Andrew's on or before the 31st May,
1954.
4. Applications for rooted cocoa cuttings received
after the 31st May, 1954 will neither be acknowledged
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 Agriculture.
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-t~lte-ta~ or'vehicle convey-
ing the plants.
7. The conditions under which rooted cocoa
cuttings will be issued are as follows:-
(i) The area selected by an applicant will be
inspected by an authorised officer, as soon
as possible after the receipt of the applica-


tion, for the purpose of determining the
suitability of the site in regard to altitude
soil type, wind protection and other
ecological and environmental conditions
The applicant will then be notified whether
or not the area is approved for planting.
(ii) If for stated reasons the area is declared to
be unsuitable for planting cocoa clones, no
allocation of plants will be made to the
applicant.
(iii) If the area is declared suitable, an authorised
officer will inform the applicant what
minimum action is required of him by the
Department of Agriculture, in regard to
provision of ground shade, windreaks, soil
conservation measures, soil preparation etc.
The Agricultural Department will render all
assistance, guidance and advice in this
connection.
(iv) The minimum area for which plants will be
issued will be that which will contain fifty
(50) rooted cuttings planted at a spacing of
10 ft by 10 ft. in a single block, the equiva-
lent of one-eighth (Q) of an acre.
(v) The area to be planted will be re-inspected
by an authorised officer immediately before
the proposed date of delivery of the plants,
for the purpose of ascertaining whether all
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
plants.
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.

W. R. E. NANTON,
Superintendent of Agriculture
and Chairman Cocoa Rehabilitation Board.


Lacatan Banana Suckers.

T is hereby notified for general information
among prospective banana growers, that
Government is making arrangements for the
importation of 20,000 Lacatan Banana suckers
from Dominica. These will be available to growers,
and particularly small growers, at 20c. each cash,
delivered at Wharf.
Applications are requested which should be in
'writing to' the SUpirintendent of' AgriouKMrrte,.
Botanic Gardens, St. George's, and should reach
his office not later than 30th April, 1951.
W. R. E. NANTON,
Sniperinte/nlent of Agriculture.
St. George's,
25th March, 1954












GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, APRIL 3, 1J54 -(No. 19)'


NOTICE.

P PRODUCE DEALERS and COCOA PRODUCERS are
hereby notified that applications for transac-
tions in Wet Cocoa will be considered by Authoris-
ing Officers as from 3rd April, 1954, subject to the
following conditions;-
(1) Transactions in Wet Cocoa will be per-
mitted to take place on Fridays only
in each week.
(2) Applications must be made by dealers at
least five (5) days before the transac-
tion is due to take place.
W. R. E- NANTON,
Superintendent of Agriculture.
Department of Agriculture,
St. George's,
27th March, 1954.


NOTICE.


The Entry Forms must be returned duly com-
pleted and accompanied by Treasury Receipts for
the Fees on or before Monday, 31st May, 1954.
The Fees payable are:-


(a) For the School Certificate ...
(b) For the Higher School Certificate
Approved School Candidates
(full entry) ..
Other entries (first unit) ...
Each subsequent unit
With a maximum fee of ...


$13.80


$19.20
$4.80
$2.40
$21,60


To these must be added the following local fees:
(a) School Certificate ... $3.60
(b) Higher School Certificate ... $5.00
An additional fee of $2.40 must be paid by each
candidate taking Science in any form (except
Hygiene).

GRENADA ISLAND SOHOLARSHIIP


Cambridge Examinations, Each candidate for the Grenada Island Scholar-
ship should state the subject in which he wishes
December 1954. his Special Scholarship Paper to be set.

NOTICE is hereby given that the above Exam-
,ination will take place in December, as H. H. PILGRIM,
usual. Local Secretary.


AID TO PIONEER INDUSTRIES ORDINANCE, 1952.

NOTICE.

IN pursuance cf the requirements of section 3 (2; (a) of the Aid to Pioneer Industries Ordinance, 1952,
it is hereby notified for general information that the Governor in Council proposes to make the
undermentioned Order under section 3 of the said Ordinance. Any person who objects to the making
of such Order shall give notice in writing of his objection and of the grounds on which he relies in
support thereof to the Clerk of the Executive Council on or before the 24th day of April, 1954.
V. AUGUSTUS ALLEYNE,
for Clerk of the Legislatve Council.

1954 Aid to Pioneer Industries SRO.


GRENADA.


OF 1954.


Order made by the Governor in Council under section 3 (1) of the Aid to Pioneer Industries
Ordinance, 1952.


1. Short title. This Order may be cited as the
AID TO PIONEER INDUSTRIES


(SHIRTS, PYJAMAS AND UNDER-


WEAR) ORDER, 1954.


2. Declaration of Pioneer Industry. The manufacture af shirts, pyjamas and underwear is hereby
declared to be a pioneer industry for the purposes of the Aid to Pioneer Industries Ordinance, 1952, and
the following products of such industry are hereby declared to be pioneer products for the said
purposes,; -
Shirts
Pyjamas
Underwear.


Made by the Governor in Council this


day of


, 1954.


Clerk of the Executive Council.


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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, APRIL 3, 1954.-(No. 19.

British Caribbean Currency Board Abstract.


(Article 7 (4) of First Schedule to the Currency Ordinance, 1950).


Notes in circulation at 31st December, 1953
Currency Fund:
Securities held by Crown Agents (Market value
at 31st December, 1953)
On deposit in Crown Agents Joint Colonial Fund
On deposit with Accountant General, Trinidad
and Tobago
Excess of Currency Fund over Note Circulation


$ 51,187,092.00


... $45,255,639.98
... 6,859,175.06

521 148.14


$52,635,963.18
1,498,871.18


Securities held by the Crown Agents for the Colonies on Behalf of the British
Caribbean Currency Fund at 31st December, 1953.


DES RIPTION OF S OCK



Australia 3j% 1954/59
do 3 % 1955/58 ...
do 31% 1956/61 ...
do 3 % 1958/60 ...
do 4 % 1961/64
do 3j% 1961/66
do 3 % 1963/65
do 31% 1965/69 ...
do 3 % 1964/66 ..
do 3 % 1965/67
do 2A% 1967/71 ...
do 3 % 1975/77 ...
Barking 32% 1954/59 ...
Blackburn 21% 1960/65 ...
Blackpool 3 % 1957
Belfast 21% 1963/66
Bootle 31% 1958/62
Bradford 31% 1972/82
British Gas 4 % 1969/72 ...
Ceylon 31% 1954/59
do 31% 1959
do 3 % 1959/64
do 5 % 1960/70 ...
do 41% 1965
Consols 4 % 1957 or after ...
Cyprus 4 % 1956/66
do 31% 1969/71
East Africa High Commission 31% 1966/68
do do 3% 1968/70
do do 41% 1964/69
do do 4 % 1968/71
Exchequer 21% 1955
Federated Malay States 3% 1960/70
Fanding 2|% 1952/57
do 2i% 1956/61
do 3 % 1959/69
do 3 % 1966/68 ...
Gold Goast 3% 1954/59 ...
do 42% 1956
do 41% 1960/70
do 3 % 1963
Huddersfield 3% 1958/63 .
Hull 3i% 1958/63
do 31% 1960/70


Carried forward


NOMINA L
\ALU E


s. d.
... 53,979 18 9
... 96,263 2 7
... 12,394 0 5
... 15,339 5 10
... 31,000 0
... 97,719 2 2
16,124 18 8
... 37,385 5 2
... 3,195 17 2
33,278 10 0
3,396 17 11
... 42,217 15 7
... 13,000 0 0
7,700 0 0
... 712 1 10
... 3,770 7 11
6,228 16 2
5,996 4 5
... 300.000 0 0
... 17,168 16 11
... 7,472 3 8
... 16,731 18 0
... 13,200 0 0
... 18,047 17 2
... 17.397 5 1
S 4,724 5 3
... 107,344 12 8
... 144,820 14 0
... 53,831 2 1
... 100,000 0 0
... 134,535 16 5
50,000 0 0
15,391 8 11
... 70,000 0 0
...1,968,918 7 10
... 50,000 0 0
.. 233,869 5 8
... 41,004 10 6
34,729 18 3
... 1,879 10 5
.. 2,188 16 6
10,000 0 0
6,459 13 4
9,162 15 4


3,908,582 2 7


PiAl E
PAi)


S d
54,061 16 1
95,911 13 6
12,394 0 5
15,147 11 0
32,046 5 0
96,497 12 4
15,298 10 7
35,235 12 1
2,980 2 9
30,990 12 1
2989 5 4
37,521 1 0
13,162 10 0
7,170 12 6
712 1 10
3,454 12 c.
6,150 19 C


V LITE AT
31. 12. 53.


g s. d.
53,710 0 9
95,300 10 0
12,084 3 5
'14,879 2 3
31,000 0 0
93,321 15 0
14,754 6 3
33,833 13 2
2,940 3 10
30,117 0 10
2,887 7 3
35,674 0 6
13,065 0 0
7,161 0 0


704 19 5
3,393 7 1
6,166 10 5


5,718 17 11 5,516 10 1
302,625 0 0 304,500 0 0
17,383 9 1 16,911 6 3
7,500 4 1 7,285 7 7
16,250 17 2 15,142 7 5
14,503 10 0 13,662 0 0
20,033 2 5 18,679 10 8
17,038 8 8 16,266 8 8
4,848 5 5 4,653 8 0
95,000 0 0 97,146 17 10
143,372 9 10 131786 16 9
48,038 0 1 48,447 19 10
99,500 0 0 102,000 0 0
128,789 12 8 129,154 7 9
50,613 2 0 50,000 0 0
13,852 6 0 12,928-16 3
71,181 5 0 70,700 0 0
1,867,588 16 11,929,540 0 6
47,000 0 0 46,500 0 0
220,275 12 8 291,837 2 6
40,355 14 10 39,569 7 4
36,900 10 8 35,424 10 3
2,015 15 9 1,888 18 4
2,134 2 1 2,057 9 11
10,137 10 0 10,000 0 0
6,483 17 10 6,459 13 4
8,910 15 10 8,659 16 3


3,759,776 4 13,867,710 15 8


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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, APRIL 3, 1954.-(No. 19,)


DESCRIPTION OF STOCK.



Brought forward

Ilkeston 31% 1959/64
Kenya 4% 1961/71
do 21% 1965/70 ...
do 24% 1971/76
do 31% 1973/78 ...
do 4j% 1971/78 ...
Leeds 3% 1955/58
London Elec. Trans. Finance Corp. 2W% 1950/55
Malaya 3% 1974/76 ...
Mauritus 31% 1957/62 ...
do 31% 1965/68
National Defence Loan 3% 1954/58
National War Bonds 21% 1952/54
do do 21% 1954/56
Newport (Mon) 3% 1952/55 ...
New Zealand 3% 1952/55 ...
do 3i% 1955/60 ...
do 5% 1956/71 ...
do 3i% 1960/64 ...
do 31% 1962/65 ...
do 31% 1963/66 ...
do 3% 1966/68 ...
do 3% 1973/77
Nigeria 3% 195 ...
do 4% 1963 ...
do 31% 1964/66 ...
do 3% 1975/77 ...
Northern Rhodesia 3% 1963/65
do do 3-% 1955/65
do do 31% 1970/72
do do 41% 1965/70
Northern Ireland 32% 1968/70 ...
Palestine Gtd. 3% 1962/67 ...
Portsmouth 31 1972/82 ...
Savings Bonds 21% 1964/67 ...
do do 3% 1955/65 ...
do do 3% 1960/70 ...
do- do 3% 1965/75
Serial Funding 3% 1955 ...
Sierra Leone 30% 1958/63 ...
South Africa 31% 1953/73 ...
do 3}% 1954/59 ...
do 3% 1954/64 ...
Southampton 3% 1959/64 ...
South Shields 3% 1956/58
Southern Rhodesia 31% 1961/6 ...
Swansea 3% 1955/65
Tanganyka 41% 1967/72 ...
Uganda 31 1966/69 ...
War Loan 3% 1955/59 ...


On Deposit in Joint Colonial Fund
On deposit with Accountant General, Trinidad &
Tobago ...

TOTAL


Conversion at rate of 4/2 to $1-00 =


N')MINAL
VALUE


s. d.
3,908,582 2 7

4,993 10 8
10,264 17 11
135,382 9 2
2,429 10 9
170,488 0 1
275,184 4 7
5,389 11 10
17,009 7 3
74,292 10 8
5,000 0 0
70,049 15 4
73,156 4 8
401,407 2 9
1,245,067 12 1
14,924 2 1
25,256 13 0
20,828 4 11
16,000 0 0
30,843 1 7
17,265 15 9
735 12 11
17,485 6 9
24,471 13 10
25,152 8 5
40,331 19 9
50,000 0 0
31,348 3 7
6,813 12 5
12,670 7 11
338,238 0 10
200,000 0 0
4,925 13 1
6,253 2 10
1,624 14 8
2,202 15 7
1,056,182 11 10
104,477 2 6
33,303 18 3
325,000 0 0
816 7 10
9,000 0 0
1,916 9 8
6,000 0 0
12,306 14 2
4,072 17 2
6,740 0 0
3,957 17 0
178,054 15 8
327,122 10 1
288,302 4 7


RICEE VALUE AT
PAID 31 12. 53.


s.
3,759,776 4

5,030 19
11,034 15
115,582 15
2,150 2
166,225 16
274,308 6
5,376 2
16,541 12
65,656 0
4,950 0
68,955 4
74,802 5
412,253 14
1,258,804 15
15,054 13
25,522 6
21,140 13
17,320 0
31,170 15
17,006 16
715 8
16,479 18
21,840 19
25,781 4
43,003 19
48,625 6
27,821 10
6,541 1
12,607 0
333,587 5
200,000 0
4,771 14
5,831 1
1,539 8
1,997 12
1,027,137 11
96,314 17
29,890 5
329,723 2
809 5
8,685 0
1,930 17
5,670 0
11,660 12
4,098 6
6,731 11
3,715 8
174,568 16
291,249 0
S295,518 11


d. s. d.
1,3,867,710 15 8

8 4,843 14 7
3 10,264 17 11
5 110,336 14 1
10 1,931 9 8
1 149,177 0 0
2 276,560 3 0
4 5,335 13 11
1 16,669 3 6
7 60,176 19 0
0 4,900 0 0
9 64,796 0 8
0 74,070 13 9
1 401,407 2 9
91,248,180 5 5
10 14,924 2 1
0 25,256 13 0
5 20,828 4 11
C 16,560 0 0
9 30,2a6 4 4
0 16,488 16 6
4 695 3 8
7 15,824 4 7
9 21,168 0 3
8 25,278 3 8
8 40,735 6 2
2 46,500 0 0
2 26,018 19 9
6 6,166 6 6
11 12,100 4 7
5 309,487 16 2
0 202,000 0 0
7 4,654 14 10
1 5,784 3 1
8 1,486 12 7
13 1,993 10 4
51,029,778 1 6
0 95,596 11 5
2 29,807 0 0
9 329,062 10 0
0 787 16 4
0 7,965 0 0
2 1,878 3 1
0 5,400 0 0
1 11,752 18 1
3 4,072 17 2
6 6,335 12 0
8 3,740 3 4
1 178,054 15 8
7 300,952 14 0
01 282,536 3 8


9,643,320 19 09,407,510 16 29,428,258 6 7

1,428,994 16 11,428,994 16 11,428,994 16 1

108,572 10 7 108,572 10 7 108,572 10 7

10,180,888 5 8310,945,078 2 10 10,965,825 13 3


48,868,263-76 52,536,375-08


52,C35,363-18


Headquarters,
British Caribbean Currency Board,
Trinidad.
15th March, 1954.


L SPENCE,
Executive Commissioner.
British Caribbean Currency Board.


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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, APRIL 3, 1954.-(No. 19).


115


LABOUR DEPARTMENT,
GRENADA,
30th November, 1953.

.THE following memorandum on the subject of Cost-of-Living Index Figures, in so far as the working
Sclaps families are concerned, is published for general information.
G. S. DABREO,
Labour Oficer.

COST OF LIVING INDEX FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 1953.


The Cost-of-Living Index for all items at the e of November, 1953, was
f lJl'.wing table shows the Cost-of-Living Index Figures at the end of each month as
the basic year (August, 1939) taken as 100:-


Year Jan.


173

168

180

184

190

210

206

220

216

264

289


Feb.


March I April


175

167

181

182

195

210

206

220

217

272

289


May


June






171

177

183

182

199

213

205

220

235

272

291


July Aug.


172

179

180

184

204

209

204

220

277

284

291


Sep.


289, and the
compared with


Nov. Dec.


Statistics for November, 1953.


All items ...
Food only ...


... 189%
... 204%


Food: The average level of retail prices of those articles taken into
was the same as at 30th October, 1953, and 204% higher than at 1939.


account in the food group


Rent: There has been no change recorded in the general level of the working-class rents.
Fuel and Cleaning: There was no change in the figure f r this class during the period under
review. The increase of 164% on the 1939 prices shown in the figure for 30th November, 1953.
Clothing: Information collected from retailers indicates that at 30th Nouember, 1953, the
average level of retail prices of clothing of the kinds generally bought by the working-class fa'nilie4
was the same as at 30th November, 1953, and 187% higher than at 1939.
All Others : There was no change in the prices of the articles under this group. The increase
of 87% on the 1939 prices shown in the figure for 30th October, 1953, remained unchanged.
All Items: If the average changes in the cost of all the foregoing items are combined in accord-
ance with their relative importance in the 1939 working-class family expenditure, the resultant generAl
average increase at 30th November, 1953, was the same as at 30th October, 1953, and 189% higher than
at 1939.


1939

1942

1943

1944

1945

1946

1947

1948

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953


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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, APRIL 3, 1954.-(No. 19.)


NOTICE.

Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association.


THE values of the respective grades of Nutmegs and Mace and the proportions of such vaiueS 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:-


GRADES


SUncured Nutmegs (in shell)

Cured Nutmegs (in shell)

Dried Cracked Grinders

Dried Whole Mace

Dried Broken Mace

Mace Pickings


Nominal Value
per lb.


8 Cents

12 do.

6 do.

50 do.

24 do.

6 do,


Advance to Growers
per lb.


7. Cents

11 do.

5 do.

48 do.

20 do.

5 do


In increasing the advances as above, the Board has taken cognisance of a general request from
producers for a larger advance though this may result in a lesser surplus at the end of the Nutmeg
Year..
F, C. HUGHES,
Secretary
Date fixed 29th March, 1964.


GRENADA.


PRINTED bY THE GOVBEFMENT PRINTER AT THE GOVERNMFST PRIN'I'EG CF('.E,
ST. GEORGE'S.
1954


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Grenada Official Gazette


v.72


no.19


Ordinance:
no.4 of 1954
no.18 of 1954




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