UV. 7EORb bSA AUGUST 7,
VOL. 72.] SAINT GEORGE'S, SATURDAY, AUGUST 7, 1954. [No. 43.
THE following persons have been appointed
Produce Inspectors in accordance with section
49 of the Sale of Produce Ordinance, 1954, (No. 21
of 1954) :-
Mr. DONALD MASON
Mr. HERBERT OTWAY
Mr. D. M. B. CROMWELL.
6th August, 1951.
M.P. 261 II.
IT is hereby notified for general information that
Mr. N. A. HUTCHINSON, the Grenada 1952
Island Scholar, has been accepted for admission by
Edinburgh University to the M.B., Ch B., Course
for the Session beginning 5th October, 1954.
6th August, 1954.
M.P. 123 E
HE 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 resoect to the
following Ordinances of the Grenada Legislature:-
No. 25 of 1954.-An Ordinance further to amend
the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance.
No. 26 of 1954.-An Ordinance further to amend
the Police Ordinance 1940.
No. 27 of 1954.--An Ordinance further to amend
the Criminal Procedure Code, (Cap. 56).
No. 28 of 1954.-An Ordinance further to amend
the Medical Officers Ordinance (Cap. 138).
No. 29 of 1954.-An Ordinance to provide for
the Registration and Control of Midwives.
No. 30 of 1954.-An Ordinance to provide for
the registration of nurses for the sick.
No. 31 of 1954.-An Ordinance to legalise the
expenditure of certain sums of money paid
from the General Revenue for the service of
the Colony for the period from the first day
of January to the thirty-first day of
December, one thousand nine hundred and
fifty three in addition to the sums already
sanctioned under the Appropriation (1953)
GEO. F. HOSTEN,
Acting Government Secretary.
7th August, 1954.
Post of Agricultural Officer.
APPLICATIONS are invited for the vacant
post of Agricultural Officer in the Depart-
ment of Grenada, B.W.I.
The post, which is pensionable carries a salary
scale of $3,360 rising by annual increments of
$120 to $4,320 (700 x 25-P900). Consideration
will be given to the appointment of an applicant
at a point in excess of the minimum, if circum-
Quarters are provided for which rent, at the rate
of 10% of salary or 5% of the assessed value of the
quarters, whichever is less, is payable per annum.
The officer will be required to keep a car and
will be entitled to a travelling allowance at present
at the rate of $1,276 per annum. Government
will be prepared to approve a loan to enable the
officer to purchase a car.
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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, AUGUST 7, 1954.-i No. 43).
Applicants should have as a minimum qu'alifi-
cation the Diploma of the Imperial College of
Tropical Agriculture or equivalent degree and
should have had considerable experience as an
-officer of a Department of Agriculture. Experience
in applied Research and Agricultural .Extension
work would be advantages as would general
The duties of the officer will be those assigned
to him by the Superintendent of Agriculture to
whom he will be directly responsible. Such duties
will include the direction of Agricultural Extension
.and Soil Conservation programmes, the respon-
sibility for certain field experiments and trials, as
well as general work of an administrative nature.
The Agricultural Officer will be deputy. to the
Superintendent of Agriculture for whom he will
.act as occasion demands. The officer will be
subject to the Colonial Regulations and to the
General Orders of the Colony.
Applications must be in the handwriting of the
.applicant who should give the following particulars
(b) Schools, colleges etc. at which educated,
and certificates and qualifications
obtained, with dates
(c) Nature of present and past employment,
(d) Emoluments earned in present post (or in
post in which last employed, if
(e) Past experience in work similar to that
required in the post now advertised
() Marital Status and number of children.
Applicants should also furnish testimonials
(which will not be returned) certified as true copies
by a Justice of the Peace, Minister of Religion or
Head of a Government Department.
Applications which do not contain the required
information will not be considered.
A Medical Certificate from a Government
Medical Officer should be furnished.
Applications should be addressed to the Super-
intendent of Agriculture, Botanic Gardens, St.
George's, Grenada, and should reach that address
not later than 15th September, 1954.
29th July, 1954.
Post of Superintendent of Prisons
APPLICATIONS are invited for the post of
Superintt.ndeut of Prisons, Grenada.
The salary of the post which is pensionable is at
the rate of $2,880 x 120 $3,600 per annum
(600 x 25-750). A commencing salary above the
minimum may be paid dependent upon the exper-
ience and qualifications of the successful candidate.
The appointment carries with it the liability to
transfer to any post of equivalent status within the
Unfurnished quarters are provided for which the
officer will be required to pay a rental not exceeding
10% of his salary.
Free passages will be provided for the officer,
his wife and children not exceeding five persons in
all. Vacation leave will be granted at the rate of
one and a half months for each period of twelve
consecutive months resident service. Leave passages
are provided in accordance with local regulations.
The officer will be responsible for the supervision
and management cf the Prisons Department in
accordance with the provisions of tihe relevant
Ordinance and Regulations. He will also be subject
to Colonial Regulations, General Orders and
Financial Rules in force ib the Colony.
Applications must be in the applicant's own
hand writing and should state :-
(2) School or Schools or University at which
educated and Certificates or Diplomas
(3) Nature of present and past employment
(4) Amount of monthly salary or wages earned
in the post in which applicant was last
(5) Past experience in work of the same or
similar kind to that required in the post
(6) Applicants should also furnish testimonials
(which will not be returned) certified as true
copies by a Justice of the Peace or a Minister
of Religion or a Head of Department.
Applications which do not contain the required
information will not be considered.
A Medical Certificate from a Government Medical
Officer should be furnished.
The selected candidate will be expected to assume
duty as from 1st October, 1954.
Applications should be addressed to the Secretary,
Public Service Commission, Government Office,
Grenda, to.reach him not later than 15th August,
9th July, 1954.
In the Supreme Court of the Windward
Islands and Leeward Islands.
Sunt No. 110 of 1951.
BY ORDER there will be offered for sale at this
office on Friday 27th August at noon all the
right title and interest of the above-mentioned
Defendant in the following lots of land:-
1. One acre more or less situate at Staunton
Grove in St. Patrick's Grenada and bounded on one
side by lands of Woodan Baptiste another side by
St. Mark's River Third Side lands of Thomas.
Ferguson Fourth side lands of Joseph Ratoo.
2. Three Acres situate in St. Mark's Grenada
bounded South and West by lands formerly of
Staunton Grove Estate and North and East by a
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GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, AUGUST 7, 1954.-(No. 43).
The interest of the Defendant in the said lot is
believed and taken to be an estate in fee simple and
the same is being sold free from all Judgments
against the Defendant so far as known but subject
to the usual conditions of eale a copy of which
may be seen at this office and to the REDUCED
RESERVE PRICES OF :-
Lot 1 ... ... 111 10. 9.
295 4. 11.
C. L SCIPIO,
Acting Deputy Re'gistrar.
A PPLICATIONS are invited from qualified
persons (men or women) for appointment as
Administrative Assistants (Cadet) in the Admin-
istrative Service of the Government of Jamaica.
The post is non-pensionable and carries a salary
*of 500 a year. Successful candidates, provided
they pass the prescribed medical examination, will
be appointed on probation for a period of three
years and if their service is satisfactory will be
.eligible for appointment to the pensionable post of
Administrative Assistant (620 x 25-770 x 25 -
920): promotion to the post of Administrative
Assistant will normally take place at the end of
the probationary period, bui cadets showing
-administrative ability may be considered for such
promotion before the end of this period.
Cadets wid normally be attached on appoint-
ment either to the Colonial Secretary's Office or to
-one of the Ministries, and will be liable to transfer
between one Ministry and another in order to gain
.experience. Cadets may be required to take a
course of training in the United Kingdom after
serving for about a year; this training will usually
take the form of the Overseas Training Course A'
at Oxford or Cambridge; free passages to and front
the United Kingdom will be provided and subsist-
once allowance paid.
Candidates should possess a recognized Univer-
sity degree and should not be less than 21 years
of age or older than 26 years of age at the date of
application. Applications in writing should be
forwarded to reach the Colonial Secretary's Office
(Establishment Branch), Kingston, Jamaica, not
later than the 30th of September, 1954.
(Sgd.) J. W H. O'REGAN,
Acting Colonial Seceetary.
TAKE Notice that the Register of Voters (District
S Board) for the Parish of St. Andrew's for
1954 has been published and may be seen at the
District Board Office and the Court House,
A Special Meeting of the Board will be held on
Friday, 20th August, 1954, from 4 30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
at this Office for hearing of objections to names
not entitled to be retained therein and for the
insertion therein of names improperly omitted.
L. A. JACQUES,
District Board Office,
5th August. 1954.
Grenada Co-operative Nutmeg Association.
EFFECTIVE FROH 1ST AUGUST, 1954.
Current Advances for Nutmegs and Mace are as follows:
Dried Whole Mace
Dried Broken Mace
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
F. C. HUGHES,
Date fixed 19th y, 19tary.
Date fixed 19th July, 1964. .
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, AUGUST 7, 1954.--(No. .43)
31st July, 1954.
FIE following memorandum on the subject of Cort-of-Living Index Figure;, in so far as the working
S class familiOes are concerned, is published for .en-ral information.
G. S. DABREO
COST OF LIVING INDEX FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1954.
The Cost-of-Living Index for all items at ths
following table shows the Cost-of-Living Index Figures at
the basic year (August, 1939) taken as 100:-
e id of July. 1954. was
the end of each month as
291, and thea
Oct. Nov. Dec.
Food: The average level of retail prices of those articles taken into account in the food grcup
was the same as at 30th June, 1954, and 206% higher than at 1939.
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 for this class during the period under
review. The increase of 163% on the 1939 prices shown in the figure for 30th June, 1954,
Clothing: Information collected from retailers indicated that at 31st July, 1954, the
average level of retail prices of clothing of the kinds generally bought by the working-class families
was the same as at 30th Jun?, 1954, 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 foi 30th June, 1954, remained unchanged,
All Items: If the average changes in the cost of all the foregoing items are combine] in accord-
ance with their relative importance in the 1939 working-class family expenditure, the resultant general
average increase at 31st July, 1954, was the same as at 30th June, 1954, and 191% higher than
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